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The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Apr. 28, 1993

25 Years Ago

Shawville curlers close season with trophy banquet: The Shawville Curling Club closed out its season with the annual year-end bash Saturday April 24.
A full house showed up for the annual banquet and trophy presentations.
This season, 14 trophies were awarded with the K and L trophy first to be presented. Winners were the rink of Gary Harris, Royce Richardson, Edward Tanner and Ronald Tubman.
The Murray Mixed trophy was next; it was won by Barry Draper, Julie Tubman, Ernie Olson and Bert Asprey.
The O’Keefe trophy went to pairs: Brian and Barbara Harris and Albert and Gwen Armstrong.
The Junior trophy went to Todd Kline, Steve Allen, Brian Drummond and Brad Barr.
Lions International gives $21,000 for bus: The Lions Club International Fund has granted $21,000 to assist the Lions chapters of Pontiac county in fundraising to raise money to purchase a new bus for the Pontiac Day Centre.
At the Day Centre, seniors take part in various therapeutic activities designed to allow them to continue living an active life while living at home.
The five Lions Clubs involved, Shawville, Bryson, Pontiac (Campbell’s Bay) Mansfield-Fort Coulonge and Chapeau have raised $19,000 themselves for the fund to buy a bus to transport senior citizens to the old-age homes in Shawville and Campbell’s Bay.


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