PHS BALL GAME – Pontiac High School in Shawville participated in a student vs. staff softball game, October 7, which left the PHS staff victorious. Representing the students was the All Star team (pictured with coach Graham), who were selected during a September 23 tournament. During the month of September, the school undertook various fundraising efforts for the Terry Fox Foundation which raised over $1,100; advisiories worked together to collect money, individual students raised funds through pledge forms, and two BBQs were held. PHS also participated in their school-wide Terry Fox Run, September 15.

HONOURING A CAMPBELL’S BAY HERO – The municipality of Campbell’s Bay unveiled a plaque in honour of Campbell’s Bay native David Laliberté (left), October 4 at the municipal office. Laliberté, a Smith Falls resident and paramedic/
superintendent for Lanark County, was pictured on the National Heroes Paramedics Coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint this year. The municipality purchased the coin, worth $15 in pure silver, and mounted it on the plaque. An additional plaque was presented to Laliberté by Mayor Bill Stewart (right) who thanked him for his dedication to his job and his commitment to preserving and
protecting the lives of Canadians every day.

ROTARY SUPPORTS VILLA JAMES SHAW – The Shawville Rotary Club presented a $5,000 cheque to the Villa James Shaw project at their Fall Fest Dinner held in the Graham Apple Orchards on September 26. “The club has made a commitment to raise $25,000 over 5 years for Villa James Shaw. Our first instalment wasn't due until next year, but we had a successful fundraising event back in July, and between that and what we receive for organizing gate personnel at the Shawville Fair, we thought it was better to start our contribution now,” said Larry Coleman, Club president. Pictured is Larry Coleman, centre right, presenting the cheque to Albert Armstrong, centre left. Rotary members Peter Haughton and David Harper, left and Sue Page (Rotary Club), and Nancy Suominen, (Rotary and Villa James Shaw) on the right.

2017 is just around the corner – are you listed in Télé-Pontiac?

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:50pm

   Télé-Pontiac is the only phone book that covers all the business and
household numbers in MRC Pontiac and the Municipality of Pontiac; using the Bell or Telebec books requires six different books to get all the numbers listed in Télé-Pontiac!  read more »

Pontiac to lose Laurentian Bank branches

Added: Wed, 10/19/2016 - 8:49pm

The Laurentian branches in Fort-Coulonge and Campbell’s Bay are two of six branches that will be closing next year. The changes will be made in order to maximize their operating efficiency.

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