You're invited to the Arthur Fall Fair Roast Beef Dinner, between 5 and 7:30 at the Arthur Community Centre. The cost is $14 for adults and $6 for those under 12.
The Elora Fergus Ringette Association invites you to “Come Try Ringette” at the Centre Wellington Sportsplex, between 3:30 and 4:30. All that you need is a pair of skates, an approved helmet, and gloves or mittens.
On Sunday, September 9th, the Cody Shepperd Project is holding a Memorial Golf Tournament at Wildwoods Golf club. They are requesting raffle items and items that could be donated to the local youth hub. For more information, visit thecodysheppardproject.com.
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On Saturday, September 15th, the Canadian Cancer Society invites you to get down and dirty at Mudmoiselle 5KM Mud Run in Guelph at Cox Creek Cellars. Money raised helps fund cancer research and local support services. Register now at mudmoiselle.ca!
Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington invites ALL kids ages 9 to 13 to Day Camp URU. The camp focuses on self-esteem, confidence, and healthy living and eating. Included are Friday lunches, a day at the GRCA, zip lining at the Gorge, and swimming at the Sportsplex. The fee is $150, and you can register at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington website.
Help the Lions meet their goal!
Our Local Lions clubs are working together to raise 200 Thousand Dollars for the Diabetes and Patient Education Area of the New Groves Hospital. The Fergus Lions have pledged $40,000. Help them meet their goal, and donate at ferguslionsclub.org.
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Make sure you’re on the voting list for this year’s municipal election and that your information is up to date and accurate. Just visit https://www.voterlookup.ca/
Throughout the summer months, The Arboretum at the University of Guelph is offering a variety of programs for nature lovers. To learn more, visit uoguelph.ca/arboretum.
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Get your tickets for Big Brothers Big Sisters Centre Wellington Big Split Twenty Six 50/50 draws. The draws are done every 2nd Thursday until December 6 at 8:20 with Erin and Dave on The Grand at 101. Get your tickets at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office on the 2nd floor of the Fergus market Place, Reckless Eric's in Elora, or at Fraberts in Fergus.
The Guelph Humane Society reminds the community of the extreme danger of leaving a pet unattended in a vehicle this summer, especially as we go into hot weather. Cars and other vehicles can reach a VERY high temperature quickly, leaving your pet at severe risk and, in some cases, causing a fatality. Pet owners are encouraged to leave pets at home if there is even a small chance a pet will have to wait in the car.
The Queen's Fancy in Elora is a depot for Pet Sweater Beds and Scarves, which will get donated to the Fearless and Happy Animal Sanctuary. For details about the beds and scarves, visit The Queen's Fancy Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JustMeTheQueen/
The Door has a bin for “e-waste” recycling at their 280 St. Patrick Street West location in Fergus. You can drop off all of your electronic waste, with the exception of microwaves.
If you or someone in your family has a problem with gambling, help is available. Gamblers Anonymous can provide help and hope. It's just a phone call away...Call 1-855-222-5542.
Safe Communities Wellington County is looking out for you, and looking for your support. A safe community is one that promotes safe and healthy behaviour, and protects people from hurt and harm. If you or your organization are interested in getting involved with Safe Communities Wellington County through partnership or volunteering, contact Program Coordinator Christine Veit at 226-820-1413. Together, we'll make Wellington County the safest community in Canada!
The Guelph Humane Society reminds you to be safe around wildlife. If you see sick, injured or orphaned animals, keep a safe distance and contact the Humane Society immediately. For more information, visit guelphhumane.ca
The Fergus Habitat ReStore at 900 Tower Street is Open! The ReStore is the place to find new or gently-used furniture, home improvement items and building supplies. Donate to the Habitat ReStore; Monday through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Learn more at habitatwdg.ca/restore. Habitat for Humanity – building homes and building community.