Donations and Retirement (Gallery)

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At a special presentation at the Town Hall on Tuesday, Mayor Al Strathdee presented Steve Tucker with a retirement gift for his 26 years with the town’s Public Works Department. Town CAO Brent Kittmer also acknowledged Steve’s commitment to the Town with a look back over the past 26 years.

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Tuesday afternoon, members of the St. Marys Lions Club donated $1,000 to the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation as a part of their ongoing “Someone I Know” capital campaign. Present for the donation were foundation fundraising coordinator Krista Linklater, Lions Club treasurer Rob Stuart, past president Evelyn Albers, communications coordinator Marianne Ferguson, and foundation vice-chair Pat Craigmile.

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John McCarthy, pictured at left, a representative of the friends of Gary Douglas, presents a cheque for $2,500 to Pete Frehner, President of the St. Marys Minor Hockey Association. The money was raised at the Fourth Annual Gary Douglas Memorial golf tournament held Aug. 15 at River Valley Golf and Country Club. The money will help put kids on the ice whose families otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford necessities like equipment and registration, Frehner said. McCarthy thanked the 60 participants in the tournament as well as River Valley for their hard work in organizing the day.