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Rosanne Bland, Editor
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26 Beamish Road
Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0
902-452-0603

ARDOISE COMMUNITY HALL BINGO

Sunday Sept 28th @ 1pm. Bingo, Ardoise Community Hall
Turkey, Ham, Cash & Merchandise prizes, Special draws, 50/50.
Canteen featuring Hot Turkey Burgers.
www.ardoisehall.ca

FUNDRAISER HIKE TO SUPPORT PAWS FUR THOUGHT AND ATLANTIC SMALL DOG RESCUE

My name is Linda Townsend and I am hosting a fundraising hike in support of Paws Fur Thought and Atlantic Small Dog Rescue on September 27th in Uniacke Estate Park. Help us spread the word and let’s get a lot of dog lovers out to support this worthwhile cause and to get exercise too!
Check out the web site below for all the information you require,

http://muddypawsadventures.com/trails-n-tails-fundraiser/

COLCHESTER EAST HANTS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM LEADERS

Are you an energetic person who values physical activity and enjoys working with children and youth?
The Colchester East Hants After School Committee is recruiting After School Program Leaders for the 2014-2015 school year. Recreation departments from five municipalities in Colchester East Hants are partnering with the Chignecto Central Regional School Board to deliver fun, interactive programs in ten schools within the region. We are looking for passionate, energetic, mature leaders with an interest in developing leadership skills to lead our programs. The programs will be physical activity-focused, with elements of play, self-leadership and teamwork. The programs take place directly

LAKESHORE CURLING CLUB

Try Curling
Lakeshore Curling Club
Sept 22 and 23 from 7 to 9 pm
No cost to try!
Info 902-869-CURL

GHOST WALK

The Halifax Singles 35 Plus Social Group is participating in a Ghost Walk in Windsor on Friday September 26. For more information about this event and/or the group please email hfxsingles35@gmail.com

TO ALL RESIDENTS OF MOUNT UNIACKE AND BEYOND…………

For the months of September and October I will be collecting winter wear for all ages..Not just for kids as they do in the HRM, I mean adults have to be warm too, right…
Collection will include jackets, hats, mittens, scarves, boots, ski pants, and anything to keep people warm…Drop off locations will include St Paul’s United Church.. 293 Etter Road, Uniacke District School and the Esso Gas Station.
Sat. November 1st., St. Paul’s United Church will open its doors for anyone needing these items.. FREE of charge
This is the 1st one we are trying and if it works

6TH ANNUAL LANTZ FALL FUN FAIR

September 13, 12:00pm to 3:00pm (rain date Sat Sep 20)
Family-focused block party on Church Street in Lantz, organized by: Lantz Recreation Society, Parish of Lantz, & the Lantz Volunteer Fire Department.
Food/Family Fun/Vendors/Exhibitors/Prizes – FREE Face Painting – sponsored this year by the Milford Lions Club.
For details email lantzfallfunfair@gmail.com or call 883-2898/883-8211

Check developing details on the Fall Fair page of our web site – www.parishoflantz.ca

ADDITIONAL FREE ACTIVITIES
Balloon Animals
Magic Show
Kids’ Obstacle Course
Once Upon A Face Painting
Iceberg Exotics Reptile Petting Zoo

TICKETED ACTIVITIES
Bouncy Castle & Slide
Cookie Decorating
Dunk Tank
Glitter Tattoos
Hay

SPECIAL COLLECTION: CONSTRUCTION WASTE

Area 1 – red schedule – September 15 – 19
Area 2 – blue schedule – September 22 – 25

This special collectio is designed to allow residents to place construction waste curbside for collection. The overall limit is approximately what can fit in the back of a 1/2 ton pick-up truck (level with the top of the truck box).

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENTS

WHEN AND WHERE?
Saturday, September 20, 2014 9 am to 12 pm Mount Uniacke Fire Department (654 Highway #1, Mount Uniacke)

Saturday, September 27, 2014 9 am to 12 pm Elmsdale Superstore (295 Hwy 214, Elmsdale)

Residents are asked to:
* remain in their vehicles, unless assistance is requested by staff
* follow the traffic flow signage at events
* not approach the tables where the HHW contractors are sorting materials
* not walk in or around the event location

We will not accept: business related waste; ammunition; infectious, radioactive or unknown waste

Household hazardous waste includes products that are: poison

GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA

Register now at www.girlguides.ca
Most units in our area will be starting the week of September 15 – 19. Register today to avoid missing meetings or correspondence from your Guide Leaders.

Still undecided if you want to enroll your daughter? Would you like a chance to meet the leaders and ask questions about the various programs? Stop by St. Paul’s United Church on September 9th, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.

For more information on Guiding in our Community please contact any one of the Guider Leaders listed below.
Commissioner:
Yvonne Savoury (carterguiding@hotmail.com or 902-865-9920)
Guides and Pathfinders:
Trudy Hiltz (3rdcarterguides@gmail.com

UNIACKE ESTATE OPEN INVITATION

Sunday, September 7 / 14 11:00 am-4:30 pm
OPEN HOUSE at Uniacke Estate (Free Admission)

Uniacke Estate is celebrating 199 years and would like to show its appreciation to the community of Mount Uniacke and surrounding area for its support over the years by holding an open house on September 7th. Come on in and visit!
All are welcome.

UNIACKE ESTATE UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:30 – 11:00 am
BEHIND THE ROPES
Tickets: $20.00, tax included – Continental Breakfast included. Age:

LEGION ANNUAL NICKEL AUCTION

DATE: October 25th, 2014
TIME: Doors open at 1 pm Auction Starts at 2 pm
PLACE: Legion Hall

Lotto Tree Draw, Door Prize draws
Canteen on site
Lots of surprises for everyone
Come on out for an afternoon of fun

TOOL AND KNIFE SHARPENING

Chainsaws – Sawblades – Mower Blades – Scissors and more

Golf Club Repair and Refurbishment
Custom Golf Clubs – Ultrasonic Parts Cleaning
Custom Fishing Rods – Rod & Reel Repair

ARDOISE 902-402-3079

UNIACKE & DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

It’s hard to believe summer is over already. It seems like just yesterday when I was on vacation at the beginning of July enjoying the beautiful weather. Well, I guess time has passed, as it usually does, and we find ourselves slowly moving towards the fall months.
As a reminder, if you are burning brush until October 15 please remember to check with the Department of Natural Resources to see if burning is allowed in your area. This can be done by calling toll free 1-855-564-2876 (BURN) to listen to the pre-recorded message which is updated at