Saturday, June 11, 2011

Saturday June 11, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen

The busy summer season is upon us. This morning saw the Midland Kids fishing tournament – over 400 young fishers enjoying the sport.  This afternoon our 724 Squadron Air Cadets held their 48th anniversary review – marching, demonstrations, Legion pipe band – what a place.

On Monday June 13th at is an in camera meeting to discuss personnel matters.  Then at in the Town Hall is the General Committee meeting. A lengthy agenda including;
-          the new taxi cab by-law
-          discussion of our 2012 budget targets
-          a proposed joint water project with Penetanguishene
-          a recommendation for a tall ships event in 2013 and a “Champlain Centre” in Town

Thursday June 16 at the North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corporation celebrates 25 years of building our community. The event will take place at the Huronia Municipal Airport.  Please call to tell them you are coming at 705-526-1371.

That same Thursday at at the Brian Orser arena in Penetanguishene is the third public meeting in our Urban Growth Node project. The meeting will summarize the input from our first two meetings and lay out a course of action.  Please come out and help us shape our future.   

On Friday June 17th its back to summer starting with the Chamber BBQ on the Town dock at . For $10 you can eat as much as you want. Then at that evening Midland hosts the famous Rotary Party on the Dock. Tickets are still available.  Don’t miss it.

Saturday the fun continues. The BIA downtown merchants invite you to a street sale and community market day. From to there will be music, food and good times on
King Street
courtesy of some of the friendliest merchants around. At that morning look for your Mayor to set sail from the Town dock bound for Penetanguishene.

On Sunday there is a special service of dedication sponsored by the Midland and Port McNicoll Legions. The event starts at at St. Margaret’s and St. Mark’s cemetery.  You are welcome to attend.

Gord McKay

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