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HANTS COUNTY SENIOR SAFETY ASSOCIATION SENIOR DRIVER REFRESHER COURSE UPDATE

The Hants County Senior Safety Association is hosting a
Senior Driver Refresher Course on Sept 8th

9:00am to 3:00pm

The course will be held at: The Municipality of the District of West Hants (Council Chambers), 76 Morison Drive in Windsor
Lunch will be served

Free to participate
P Senior Driver Refresher course
P Instruction provided by Discover Driving
P You must be 65 and over with a valid driver’s license
P This course is supported by the NS Government and you will receive a certificate of participation.

You must register as space is limited. Call Lisa at 902-300-1459

RIVERVIEW SKATING CLUB

Registration for Fall programs (14 weeks) – Friday Sept. 9th from 5pm-7pm, Saturday Sept. 10th from 8am-1pm and Wednesday Sept. 14th from 5pm-7pm. All registrations will take place at Newport and District Rink. Registration will be ongoing. Skating begins Sept. 10th at Newport Rink.

The Riverview Skating Club offers programs for beginners to competitive skaters. We are happy to announce that Power Skating programs are back and better than ever!
Visit our website, www.riverviewskatingclub.weebly.com, find us on Facebook or e-mail c_t_corbin@hotmail.com for more details.

EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS

East Hants Historical Society meets Tuesday, September 13, 7:30 pm, at New Horizons Centre in Noel.
Program: Rebirth of Shipbuilding with Nick and Evan Densmore, builders of the Katie Belle.
All welcome.

WEST HANTS AND MOUNT UNIACKE CITIZENS ON PATROL

Join West Hants and Mount Uniacke Citizens On Patrol
Participate in making your community safer by joining one of the local Citizens On Patrol programs.
The program is about neighbours looking out for neighbours to help reduce property and other crime in our neighbourhoods.
Come to the Ardoise Community Hall
3 School Road/Highway 1, Ardoise
at 7:30 pm on Wednesday September 14th
to learn more from members of the Mt. Uniacke and West Hants Citizens On Patrol groups

UNIACKE ESTATE MUSEUM PARK PAINTING WORKSHOP

Sandi Komst and Carolyn Vienneau, owners of Out of Our Minds Gallery in PEI, will be hosting a plein air painting workshop at Uniacke Estate Museum Park on August 16 and 17 from 9:30am to 4pm. For more details and to register, contact 902-962-3612 or visit their website: http://outofourmindsgallery.com/category/workshops

EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS

1. East Hants Historical Society is holding a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday (only), August 13, 2016 at 8488 Hwy 215, Maitland.
Stop by and support our effort to restore our museum.

2. East Hants Historical Society invites you to attend our Annual Open House & Barbecue, Sunday, August 14, 2016 2-5 pm, rain or shine, at the Lower Selma Museum & Heritage Cemetery. Everyone welcome.

MOUNT UNIACKE MEDICAL CENTRE SUMMER HOURS

Roy Harding, M.D.
Monday 9:00am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 1:00pm

Raj Bhanot, M.D.
Thursday 10:00am – 6:00pm
Friday 9:30am – 3:00pm

653A Highway #1 Mount Uniacke
902-256-3300

RETIREMENT PARTY FOR REVEREND ALAN ORSER

A retirement party will be held for Reverend Alan Orser, who is retiring after 27.5 years of ministry at Uniacke Baptist.
Please join us in wishing him well on his retirement, on September 11th, at 12 noon, at the Uniacke Baptist Church, Etter Road.

2016 JOSHUA LAKE-CROSSLEY MEMORIAL SKATING AWARD

Awarded for a competitive spirit combined with an enthusiasm and passion for skating
Sponsored by
Riverview Skating Club &
West Hants Minor Hockey Association
Joshua Lake-Crossley 1997-2009
Josh did not live a long life, but he lived a full life. Despite being born with a heart condition he pursued his dreams of being an athlete. He skated with Riverview Skating Club for 3 years in the Canskate program. He represented Riverview at Canskate competitions, winning medals in elements and speed skating events. He started playing hockey in 2002 with the West Hants Warriors where he stood out

CELEBRATING 70 YEARS OF MARRIAGE – FOREVER AND ALWAYS

Please join us in Best Wishes for long time residents of Mount Uniacke, June & Byron MacMillan, as Byron turns 95, June turns 90 and they celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary!
This love story began in Pugwash, N.S. where they both grew up. It was a long three years while Byron (“Mickey”) was overseas during WWII, stationed in India as a radar operator for the Canadian Air Force. June finished high school and studied Pharmacy in Halifax while Byron was gone. On his return they were married in Pugwash June 15, 1946. They

200TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON – UNIACKE HOUSE

Uniacke House

Our hours are:
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
July-October 1st 11am to 5pm
Monday CLOSED

OPENING CEREMONIES
Saturday, July 23, 2pm to 4pm
Featuring guest speakers, a town crier, a theatrical performance by the Maitland Theatre Group, and more!

UNIACKE FAMILY REUNION &
IRISH HERITAGE DAY

Saturday, August 6th, 1pm to 5pm
An afternoon of Irish music and dance

PLAN EAST HANTS PUBLIC HEARING

municipal logo
Plan East Hants, a rewrite of the Official Community Plan, is nearing completion. The Plan is the vision for what East Hants will look like which includes rules and policy to achieve that vision. The Official Community Plan was given first reading in May. The Public Hearing and Notice of Consideration of the 2016 East Hants Official Community Plan (Municipal Planning strategy, land use and subdivision by-laws) for the Plan Review is scheduled for Tuesday, July 12, 2016 7PM at the Lloyd E

UNIACKE HOUSE CELEBRATION STAFF HAVE THOUGHT OF EVERYTHING!

This group of “period-dressed” visitors to the Uniacke House Canada Day Celebrations were enjoying the afternoon in the shade of one of the many trees on the Uniacke Estate. They had been invited to come out and share in the celebrations with our community and visitors from near and far. Many thanks to members of the Atlantic Living Heritage Association of Dartmouth – George Johnson, Elizabeth Crux, Ivan MacSwain, Joy MacSwain and Anita Campbell. It was very nice chatting with this group of well-dressed people.
Picture by John Bland

period dressed

WELCOME TO MOUNT UNIACKE

Welcome to Mount Uniacke sign

The new “Welcome to Mount Uniacke” sign is finally here!!
And what a sign it is! It’s bright, it’s clean, it’s well made – hand carved by Jennifer Marlow Woodcarver in Elmsdale, NS.
Many EXTREME thanks to June and Bruce Steadman who spearheaded the design and arranged for the production of the sign. GREAT JOB!

Many thanks to the volunteers who lent a helping hand for the installatio nand set-up and to the volunteer who whipper-snipped the grass int he immediate area and alongside

MOUNT UNIACKE FLAGS FOR SALE

MOUNT UNIACKE FLAGS FOR SALE.
PURCHASE 6 FLAGS AND GET A DEAL.
LET’S FLY OUR OWN FLAG ABOVE OUR OWN COMMUNITY AND BE PROUD OF WHAT OUR YOUNG PEOPLE CREATED SO MANY YEARS AGO! IF THE MAJORITY OF RESIDENTS COULD GET TOGETHER IN GROUPS OF SIX OR MORE AND PURCHASE OUR COMMUNITY’S FLAG THE COST WILL BE REDUCED TO $95 EACH. SIZE IS 36” X 72”.
LET’S CELEBRATE THE HERITAGE OF OUR COMMUNITY AND THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIACKE ESTATE BY FLYING THE COMMUNITY’S FLAG. DELIVERY TIME IS 2 TO 3 WEEKS FROM DATE OF ORDER.

A VERY SPECIAL DAY – ETHEL SARSON’S 90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

BIRTHDAY CAKE
“A VERY SPECIAL DAY”

ETHEL SARSON WILL BE CELEBRATING HER 90th BIRTHDAY ON SUNDAY, JULY 10 AND WOULD LIKE TO INVITE HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO DROP BY HER HOME AT 382 HIGHWAY 1 IN MOUNT UNIACKE BETWEEN 1PM AND 3PM AND HAVE A PIECE OF BIRTHDAY CAKE WITH HER AND WISH HER A “HAPPY BIRTHDAY”.