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The POPPY BLITZ will be on Friday, October 28. Legion members will be at various businesses in our community. The Legion “Day of Remembrance” Church Service will be held on Sunday, October 30 at 10:00am at Holy Spirit Anglican Church. Wreaths are on sale now. Sellers will be contacting people already on their list. Anyone else wishing to purchase a wreath may call the Branch at 902-866-4022. Your name and number will be passed on to a seller to contact you.
The REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE will be held on Friday, November 11 at 11:00am. Lineup for the parade in the Legion
Congratulations are in order for Leo Moussa who has been voted in as the new councilor for the District encompassing East Uniacke / South Uniacke and Etter Road.
Thanks to all the people who took the time to go to the poll at St. Paul’s to vote and to lend your support to both Leo and John Kingston.
“Why do I need to be Aware of Illegal Drugs?”
Illegal drug use in our communities cause: accidents, deaths, fires, crime, & higher medical costs to taxpayers.
Should you learn about the effects of drugs?
Parents who know the effects of these drugs can explain the dangers to their children. With knowledge of drug effects, you can share the information with your community.
To learn what “Fentanyl” is, come on
Wednesday, 2 November, 7:30pm.
Ardoise Community Centre
3 School Road/Hwy1, Ardoise
Drug Awareness Presentation
by Constable Phil Joudrey, RCMP Candelesent Lab.
Drug abuse is a public health problem affecting society on multiple levels.
Ticket & Silent Auction
Oct. 30th, Windsor Community Ctr.
Viewing 9am-Noon, Draws 12:10
Ticket Sales & Draw on a Gift Card Tree
Canteen, Mini Bake Sale
For any and all residents enquiring about the “dip” where repairs to the culvert under the road were done and where “construction” signs are sitting on Highway #1 – TIR (DOT) have advised that the repairs to the road at that location will be carried out in the early part of the week of October 10.
Barb and Ross Lynch will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, October 23, 2016
at the Uniacke and District Fire Hall from 1pm – 4 pm.
Everyone is welcome to attend. Best Wishes only.
Ross and Barb were married on October 13, 1956 in the Historic Heritage Union Church on the corner
of Etter Road and East Uniacke Road.
Come out and help them celebrate this milestone and share the afternoon and memories with them.
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
July-October 1st 11am to 5pm
We are coming to the close of our 2016 season. The trails remain open year round for you to enjoy.
For the latest updates/info call 902-866-0032 or visit our website https://uniacke.novascotia.ca or follow our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/uniackeestate
On Saturday September 24th, almost 100 dogs and their humans hit the trails at Uniacke Estates Museum Park raising almost $10,000 for Nova Scotia first responders living with PTSD. Hosted by Muddy Paws Adventures, the third annual Trails N’ Tails Charity hike, invited the
3 School Road/Hwy1, Ardoise
Wednesday, November 2 7:30pm.
Drug Awareness Presentation by Constable Phil Joudrey, RCMP Candelesent Lab.
Learn the facts about drugs in our communities.
Hosted by the Ardoise/Mt. Uniacke
Citizens on Patrol Groups
“Community Policing for Safer Neighbourhoods”
We appreciate the support of the entire community in your heartfelt enquiries and concerns regarding Eddy’s health.
Eddy is doing well. Reports indicate that the chemo is working and we hope to have positive results and that he will be home soon.
At the end of the month we will receive more information and we are hoping for good results re: the final say which will end 3 months of chemo treatment. All signs are good.
All proceeds go to MOUNT UNIACKE WISHGIVERS
WHEN: Monday, November 7th 2016
TIME: Doors open at 6:30pm
Games start at 7:00
WHERE: Mount Uniacke Legion
For further information please contact Joan Hayden at
902 – 866 – 0704
On November 19,2016 the Uniacke Legion will be the site of the 22nd Annual Uniacke Wishgivers Dinner, Wine & Cheese Social and Auction.
On November 20, 2016 the Annual Family Day with Santa, live auction and special ticket draws as well as refreshments. More info will be forthcoming in next month’s issue of the Uniacke Newsletter. Updates will be posted on Facebook. Search “Uniacke Wishgivers 2016”.
My name is JOHN KINGSTON and I am running for councilor for District 9 (East Uniacke, South Uniacke and Etter Road).
I have lived in Mount Uniacke since 1975. I have been married to my wife Mary for 46 years. We have two daughters – Jennifer and Heather; two granddaughters Keira and Erin; and one grandson Gabriel.
I have been a volunteer member of the Uniacke & District Volunteer Fire Department for the past 41 years where I have held every position from Firefighter to Chief. I have recently retired from the position as full time Firefighter
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016
Written and Directed by: Carole Peterson, Kelly Richards, Kelvin Wallace
Small town cafe’s dreams turn into a nightmare when the group of “impersonators” can’t make it to their scheduled performance. But the quick-witted staff rally their own home grown talents and the show goes on. Even a funeral and a mismatched love affair don’t keep the talent from shining through.
Archie (Poor Boyfriend) – Craig Faulkner
Veronica (Rich daughter) – Chelsea MacIntosh
Vera (Waitress) – Sharyn Armstrong
Martin (Rich Husband) –
The family of Nina MacDonnell would like to extend an invitation to the Uniacke Community and friends near and far, to help us celebrate Nina’s 95th Birthday. We will be hosting a “Meet and Greet” in the Memorabilia Room of the Mount Uniacke Royal Canadian Legion Br.165, on Saturday October 15th, 2016, between the hours of 1:30pm & 5:00pm. Those under 19 are also welcome. “Best Wishes” only please. Refreshments will be available.
We hope to see you there!
Friends and family are invited to help celebrate the
50th Wedding Anniversary of Bob and Jean Patriquin.
Their family will host an Open House at the Mount Uniacke Fire Hall on Saturday, October 15th from 2-4 pm.
We are trying hard to keep the trails open for pet owners and their pets and make it a place to visit and enjoy for all. Unfortunately, this year we had some incidents with dog owners letting their dogs run off leash and not being in control of their pets. This led to some complaints from pet owners who follow the rules to report this to Uniacke staff. Some of the “off-leash” pet owners claimed that they didn’t see any signs that dogs have to be on leash. So we decided to have some additional
The OFF-LEASH Dog Park can now be used. It is the 3rd ball field on the Legion property. There is a path between the 2nd and 3rd ball field you can walk down. You can park next to the path. Please keep your dog on a leash until you arrive at the park.
A sign with rules will be posted shortly. In the meantime they are as follows:
1) Clean up after your own dog.
2) Place the garbage in the receptacle provided.
3) Respect the property.
4) Aggressive dogs are to stay on a leash if other dogs are present.
5) Dogs requiring
Awarded for a competitive spirit combined with an enthusiasm and passion for skating
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