hopes to make
trees a family affair
JoAnn and Gaétan Champagne, of
Hawkesbury, will have to wait a fewmore
“A Family, A Tree” is the theme of a program the Prescott-Russell Stewardship
The former dépanneur owners held the
winning ticket in the December 30 LOTTO
fauna of the district.
By encouraging individuals, families and organizations to plant trees in 2012, the
However, since they have each been
council hopes to remind the public of the importance of protecting forest cover, notes
employed as lottery retails within the past
council president Manon Besner.
year, their prize claim is subject to Ontario
Those planning to participate in the community greening project must register before
Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s Insider
April 1 and plants trees between that date and May 30, 2012.
reviewed by OLG, and independently
Alfred, ON, K0B 1A0, (613) 679-0936, www.prescott-russellstewardship.org.
The organization is also trying to educate the public about native trees and good
landscapes and to green public spaces and schoolyards.
The payment of prizes to Insiders is held
for 30 days to allow anyone with concerns
to celebrate Earth Day which will be observed April 22.
regarding the prize to come forward.
The prize claim is publicly announced
of your tree planting project. Several resources are available online or at the council’s
through a news release which is also posted
on OLG.ca. Anyone having a concern
regarding a prize claimmay contact OLG at
process, OLG does not comment further on
a prize claim until the process is complete.
Under the “No Play at Work” policy that
purchase, check or redeem their own tickets
at their place of employment. Retailers are
permitted to play at other retail locations in
the same way as any other customer - from
the other side of the counter.
Prizes won on tickets purchased at other
retailer locations are subject to the Insider
The Champagnes owned and operated
2011, with Mrs. Champagne continuing to
The jackpot-winning ticket was purchased
at Pharmaprix in Hawkesbury.
Home sales up
The last year ended with a flurry of
home sales in eastern Ontario, relates the
Cornwall and District Real Estate Board.
There were 113 units sold in November,
an increase of 22 per cent from November,
2010. Some 1,337 homes changed hands
This represents a one per cent increase over
11-month sales for 2010. “Demand came in
well above expectations in November
following a quiet month of October,” said
board president Lana Barnes. “We also saw
the biggest year-over-year jump in the
average selling price since June, 2010.”
The average price for homes sold in
15 per cent compared to November 2010.
The Cornwall and District Real Estate
Board covers a vast territory that includes
Prescott and Glengarry counties.
Recycle your evergreen
January 20 is the wrap-up date for the
town of Hawkesbury’s Christmas tree
Call 613-632-0106, extension 2020, for
All decorations must be removed before
placing your tree at the curb. To reduce
Cyr de LaSalle Park, on Philippe Street.
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