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UNIACKE & DISTRICT FIRE HALL COMMUNITY BREAKFAST

The fire hall will be having a Community Breakfast on Sunday, October 22 / 17 from 9am – 11am to officially open our newly-renovated kitchen at 654 Highway 1. We do not have a menu or pricing yet. Menu and pricing will be posted on www.uniackefire.ca in the next week or so.
(This notice was received and posted onto the Uniacke Newsletter web site October 4/17. This will give our readers an idea of when to expect the menu and pricing to be posted).

Shawn Darby | Captain
Uniacke & District Volunteer Fire Department
sdarby@uniackefire.ca

ERNIE’S SEPTIC SERVICE

PLEASE NOTE NEW CONTACT INFO

email: erniesseptic@eastlink.ca

257 Old Halifax Rd., West. RR 2
Windsor, NS B0N 2T0

THANK YOU

to the Mount Uniacke Pub, to the supplier of the Bouncy Castles and everyone / anyone who assisted / supported the fundraiser held on July 15/17 for Makayla Milbury of Centre Burlington, NS who contracted e-coli earlier this year. Your support is greatly appreciated.

NICKEL AUCTION

Thursday, Oct 12/17
A NEW BEGINNING
Mount Uniacke Firehall
Doors Open 6:45pm
Auction starts at 7:15pm

EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Enfield Fire Hall, Enfield
7:30pm

Please join the East Hants Historical Society for their montly meeting and program: “The 1917 Explosion: Myths and Realities” presented by author, Janet Maybee.
All welcome. Refreshments to follow.

6TH ANNUAL “GOBBLE GOBBLE” TURKEY BURGER MEAL

Where: Church of the Holy Spirit, Lakelands. 1231 HWY #1

When: October 28th, 2017 from 4pm-6pm

Turkey Burger, Cranberry Sauce and Coleslaw

Dessert: Pumpkin Pie or Apple Crisp
Eat in or Take out
Cost $6
(Additional Turkey Burger only $3)
See you there!!

HANTS COUNTY SENIORS SAFETY

Leanne Taylor
East Hants Seniors Safety
Coordinator T: 902-758-5805
ehseniorsafety@gmail.com
www.seniorsafetyprogram.ca

CHURCH MUSICIAN WANTED

1231 Highway #1, Lakelands, NS

The Church of the Holy spirit (Anglican) seeks a musician to help lead music during worship on Sunday mornings. The successful applicant will have an appreciation for Christian worship and be able to play a church organ, piano, keyboard, or another instrument conducive to congregational singing.
The Church currently has a vintage Hammond (A1) organ and electronic keyboard. We also have full support for both AV and a public-address system. We are open to a variety of musical styles and genres and other instruments. We enjoy

UNIACKE “RAILS TO TRAILS”

A large and enthusiastic crowd attended a public information session at the Mount Uniacke Firehall on the evening of September 6, 2017.
Approximately 150 people heard a proposal by a small group of residents to convert the approximately 12km of abandoned rail line in the Uniacke / Lakelands area of East Hants into a multi-use trail.
The messages conveyed to the audience were that it is essential the railway right-of-way be acquired for public use before it is lost. If the right-of-way falls into other hands the opportunity for public use could be lost forever. It was also stressed that

ANNUAL POPPY CAMPAIGN – ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BRANCH 165

Our volunteers will be starting to sell wreaths in early October. Our sellers will be contacting those who purchased last year. Anyone wishing to purchase a wreath can also contact the Legion at 902-866-4022 and your name will be passed along to one of our sellers. Poppy money is used to help veterans and their families, hosting the vets from Camp Hill yearly, as well as awarding 2 bursaries to well-deserving students from our community.

MOUNT UNIACKE LEGION BURSARY PRESENTATIONS

On Wednesday, Aug. 30 bursary cheques were presented to Jessie Bennet and Kaitlyn Kell by bursary co-chairs Dave King and Jim Kennickell as well as President Mabel McCarthy and 1st Vice President Lorraine Wagner.
bursaries

THE UNIACKE UNION CHURCH

Uniacke Union Church

The stabilization project is complete. Our sincerest thanks to all those who made donations to this heritage project. 1st Century Movers of New Glasgow, NS began this work august 22 by raising the building. Eventually, a concrete footing and foundation wall were installed, and sections of the 185 year old sill were replaced. The sills appear to be hand hewn hemlock beams, 8” x 9” with mortised, hand cut spruce beams laid lengthwise under the floor. The building was reset on the