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Wellington Rotary plans "significant" hospital fundraising

Wellington Rotary plans “significant” hospital fundraising

The Rotary Club of Wellington plans to spearhead fundraising “for a significant portion” of the community’s share of the proposed new hospital in Prince Edward County. In recognition of the club’s 15th anniversary, and co-incident with the 150th anniversary of Canada, the club proposes to take the lead in fundraising over the next five years. The […]

Spring Countylicious launch silver lining in last blast of winter

Spring Countylicious launch silver lining in last blast of winter

Despite warnings of a last blast of winter, County’s chefs are focusing on hosting spring Countylicious with a record number of restaurants participating. The 11th annual offering of tastes of the County’s finest three-course menus for a fixed price funs from March 31 – April 23 this year. Pomodoro chef Lili Sullivan hosted a Countylicious […]

Governance program helps train youth for not-for-profits

Governance program helps train youth for not-for-profits

An innovative youth governance program has been launched to provide training for members of the Bay of Quinte Youth Council to help place them on local not-for-profit boards and committees. Youth council members took part in a custom training program designed and facilitated by Brandi Hodge, Director of Community Engagement, at the United Way of […]

Funding requests exceed United Way resources

Funding requests exceed United Way resources

This year’s campaign shortfall impacted United Way’s investment to communities in Hastings & Prince Edward. With fewer dollars to allocate, citizen review volunteers had decisions to make. Similar to previous years, the requests for funding exceeded available resources,” said Judi Gilbert, Executive Director. “This year agencies felt the impact of the organization having fewer dollars […]

Arsenault's 'This Is My Canada' song recording under way

Arsenault’s ‘This Is My Canada’ song recording under way

UPDATE: Jeanette Arsenault is creating a new world-class recording of her song this week in Toronto. Having just surpassed a $10,000 fundraising goal, the recording is to features three multiple award-winning Canadian lead vocalists (six Grammy’s and five Juno’s) and acclaimed session musicians who have worked with the likes of Big Sugar, Ian Tyson, Great Big […]

Clippers capture bronze; teams play throughout province

Clippers capture bronze; teams play throughout province

It was March Madness for County Clippers basketball this weekend with all five teams in action around the province. The U12 Girls team captured the bronze medal at the Kingston Impact tournament after defeating the Lindsay Wildcats 28 – 27. Both the U14 and U16 boys won all their games and went a perfect 5 […]

Seniors' stories to go on-air thanks to federal grant

Seniors’ stories to go on-air thanks to federal grant

Seniors will have their voices heard, and their stories on-air, thanks to a federal government grant. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis was at 99.3 County FM in Picton Tuesday afternoon to present the $23,766 gift from the New Horizons for Seniors Program. The funds will be used to help finance new mobile broadcasting equipment […]

PECI boys hockey team competes at Bay of Quinte

PECI boys hockey team competes at Bay of Quinte

UPDATE: Two losses today at Bay of Quinte play.  The team plays at COSSA March 6th – the furthest any PECI Boys Hockey team has advanced! Story and photos by Rebecca Juby Following a tough 7-2 loss against St. Teresa’s in the last regular season game, the PECI boys hockey team came back to beat the […]

PECI girls hockey team heads to Bay of Quinte action

PECI girls hockey team heads to Bay of Quinte action

UPDATE MARCH 1 – BSS wins 3-0 to end PECI’s day at Bay of Quinte finals. Tweet from the team notes “fantastic team effort, we just couldn’t find the back of the net. COSSA on Monday. Location/Time TBA” FEB 23 – Story and photos by Rebecca Juby The PECI Girls hockey team came out on top of […]

Cherry Valley WI gives sweet thanks to first responders

Cherry Valley WI gives sweet thanks to first responders

In celebration of the 120th anniversary of Women’s Institutes, Cherry Valley WI members delivered dozens of cookies to first responders in Prince Edward County. Members Maureen Finnegan, Jean Burrows, Elaine Marshall, Dini Kempenaar and Lynda Westervelt also delivered $120 to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Communicatons Co-ordinator Briar Boyce. The local branch of […]

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