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NOVA SCOTIA POWER NOTICE March 15, 2017

Nova Scotia Power crews have restored power to 99% of our customers who lost power as a result of the storm. We expect to have all of the remaining customers restored by the end of today.

As of 3 p.m., crews had restored power to more than 67,000 customers. Our crews continue to work safely to restore power as quickly as possible. We won’t stop until the last customer has their electricity back.

To monitor outages, customers are encouraged to visit our outage page http://outagemap.nspower.ca for updates on estimated restoration times. They can also call our outage line 24/7 at

NOTICE TO ALL OUR READERS

The Uniacke Newsletter experienced many setbacks this month which made it impossible to release the hard copy of the Uniacke Newsletter for March into the community.
Computer woes, an operation of one of our volunteers as well as the weather all contributed towards the impossibility of creating the hard copy for this month. We do apologize for the inconvenience it may have caused. Please note that ALL articles / information sent into us has been or is being updated onto the web site as quickly as we can.
Many thanks to our web master, Doug Smith, for assisting

THANK YOU TO BREWSTER WELL DRILLING

A thank you to Brewster Well Drilling!
On March 4-5 we spent a weekend with our daughter and family in Middleton. Although it was very cold we were surprised to come back to no running water. For the first time in 40 years the water had frozen. After making sure the problem wasn’t in the pipes in the house I had no idea what else to do so I called Brewster Well Drilling for advice. I was overjoyed to discover that they took care of such problems. One hour later the guys were working on the job and soon we

MARY TYLER MOORE – BLESSINGS FILMED AT UNIACKE HOUSE, MOUNT UNIACKE, NS

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As suggested by one of our long time residents and readers, Don Snider, the connection to Mount Uniacke with the entertainment world is brought into the forefront of our “real” lives with the recent passing of Mary Tyler Moore.

Mary Tyler Moore’s passing received the usual world wide media interest, with emphasis on her 1970-1977 television series portraying a single, career-oriented professional. Up to that point in time, women generally portrayed back-up support to working husbands.

With Mary Tyler Moore’s involvement in the filming of the

ARDOISE HALL UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday Apr. 2: Bingo starting at 1pm. Lots of great prizes to be won! Canteen open.

Saturday Apr. 8: Kids’ Easter Party from 1-3pm. Call (902) 757-2900 to register. Open to kids between ages two through seven.

Sunday Apr. 23: Used Tack Sale from 10 – 2pm. Canteen open!

Friday Apr. 28: Pre-Teen Dance from 7:30-9:30pm. Open to kids in grades three through six. Canteen open!

THANK YOU FROM UNIACKE UNION CHURCH TRUSTEE ASSOCIATION

The Uniacke Union Church Trustee Association would like to sincerely thank St. Paul’s United Church Women as well as members of the community near and far who gave so much of themselves in donations and time and effort. Together $1,640. was raised and given to the Association. If anyone would like to give a monetary donation anytime, it can be sent to:
Uniacke Union Church Trustee Association
283 Etter Rd.
Mt. Uniacke, N.S.
B0N 1Z0

NEWPORT PASTORAL CHARGE LUNCHEON

A luncheon, sponsored by the Newport Pastoral Charge, will be

held on Wednesday, March 29th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at

the Avondale United Church basement. Cost is a donation at

the door.

ST. PADDY’S LUNCH AT CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, LAKELANDS

St Paddy's Day
At the Church of the Holy Spirit, Lakelands, 1231 Hwy #1
11am-1pm, March 25, 2017
Lunch: Fishcakes, beans, coleslaw and brown bread
Dessert, Tea, Coffee and Shamrock Punch
Cost: $10 per person (children under 5 free)

Come out and enjoy the meal, the camaraderie and the time.

EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Tuesday March 14, 7:30pm, Noel Fire Department.

East Hants Historical Society monthly program: Jocelyn Burr will present “Secrets in the Soil: Gardening in 1867”. Free. Refreshments. All Welcome.

MOUNT UNIACKE SHARES IN CANADA-USA CUBAN GOODWILL TOUR 2017

On February 18, 2017, Braeden Hurshman and myself, left for Cuba so he could join his baseball teammates to participate in the Canada-USA Cuban Goodwill Tour 2017. Every week in the month of February U16 baseball teams from across Canada and the USA travel to Matanzas, Cuba to play baseball and most importantly deliver several hundred pounds of baseball gear and school supplies throughout the province of Matanzas. The tour resumes once again for the month of April with U17 Canadian and American teams traveling to Holguin, Cuba to repeat the process. This is the 4th year of the

HANTS SPCA/WINDSOR LIONS BOWLING FUN NIGHT

7—9 pm, Sat. Mar. 25th
Windsor Bowling Centre, 120 Centennial Dr., Windsor

Register a Team:
Team Fee is $100 ($20/person) for 5 people to play, shoes included
Businesses, families, etc. welcome to form teams — scores are not important.
This is a night of fun! Cosmic Bowling! Music! Everyone Welcome! Join In!

Ticket Auction, 50/50 Draw
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Proceeds help our SPCA rescue and re-home discarded felines & canines and the Lions
assist members of the public with challenges such as medical and/or life essentials.
Information or Team Registration – email: or call 902-798-4428

REG DALRYMPLE MEMORIAL AND SOCIAL

FEB 25TH 1PM-4PM
MOUNT UNIACKE LEGION MEMORABILIA LOUNGE

Reg Dalrymple was a pillar of our community. Besides acting as Chairperson of the Uniacke Wishgivers Organization for years, he also supported many other local charities, organizations and sports teams. He was a very generous man and strived to help anyone in need within the community.

Reg was an avid guitarist and music lover. He was a long-standing member of the Mount Uniacke Legion, where he formed friendships with many community members over the years.

Please join us on Feb 25th to celebrate Reg and his contributions to our community. Bring your guitar or choose

FROM EDDY’S VARIETY

Heartfelt thanks to our Mount Uniacke Family for all your love and support in the past month. Your visits, cards and hugs have helped us face each new day. Many thanks to Cyril and Leo for speaking at Eddy’s service. Selma for her daily support and help planning Edmond’s Celebration. Ryan and the Uniacke Firehall for stepping up instantly to do whatever was needed to make things easier. Paulette and the Uniacke Legion worked endless hours to make sure every small detail was taken covered. Rosanne, through the Uniacke Newsletter, was kind enough to do the printing of the