Winter Scene
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THIS ISSUE: Seasons Greetings to our many Parry Sound Area Winter Residents and Visitors. Have a happy, healthy and safe holiday and best of luck for 2010. Check Page Two of this issue to see Places of Worship in Parry Sound, important Emergency Numbers and the location of our Sponsors. As you "Discover Parry Sound", please take the time to visit our Sponsors as they are here year round to serve you!
ZION PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The West Parry Sound District Museum is a great place to stop by Old Church to see all manner of local historical relics and photographs. From the archives, this photograph shows the Zion Presbyterian Church, built in 1877 at a cost of $500. The church was then enlarged in 1890 for a whopping $250. They don't make them like that any more! Please visit the West Parry Sound District Museum on Tower Hill or visit Modern Day St. Andrews! ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Built on the same site as the Zion Presbyterian Church shown at left stands St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. The dedication of St. Andrews was held at the turn of the 20th Century in 1901. The exterior is made of brick with distinctive turret and bell chamber. The interior is finished with quarter cut oak imported from Indiana. A domed ceiling rests on eight Norman arches forming an octagonal shape which seats 600 people. Today, services are presided over by The Reverend Gary Robinson. For more information, please visit St. Andrews’ website
Trinity Anglican Church First Baptist Church Parry Sound Pentecostal Tabernacle St. James Centennial United Church St. Peter's Catholic Church
A Winning Team!
MEDAL FOR WILLIAM BEATTY! The Judge’s Medal was handed to William Beatty School in the 5th Annual First LEGO League (FLL) Tournament hosted by Science North at Dynamic Earth in Sudbury on November 21st. The team consisted of 4th Graders (pictured from left) Naomi Crafts, Mackenzie Elwes, Jaidyn Phillis, Chad Beatty and Emily Bisson coached by their teacher Mr. Clarke (not shown). Many thanks to Principal Thom Morrisey and other participating students and teachers!
Buy our CD! SUPPORT LOCAL BANDS! Kick Ptarmigan is a local Pop/Folk band, often compared to Iron & Wine and Simon & Garfunkel. They have played most major venues in and around Parry Sound. Their songs Monster Maker and Mud Hats have received airplay on Rock95. Kick Ptarmigan is composed of local musicians Martin Jenkins on Guitar and Duncan Bell on Bass. Pick up copies of their self released CD, Oh Boy!, at Zeuter, White Squall and Hemp Tent. They are currently working on new material for next year, stay tuned. For more info, check out
Cross Country Skiers Speed Skating FRIGID WINTER AHEAD - KEEP FIT! The forecast for this coming winter is bitterly cold and dry. How will you keep fit? Come and join the Nacho Average Triathlon Club! Sanctioned by the Ontario Association of Triathletes and with ten community coaches on board, this local fun group of recreational athletes meets weekly for swims, rides and runs. During the winter months, the Club does indoor spinning, plus weekly ventures to out of town pools, as well as regular cross country ski outings at the Georgian Nordic Ski and Canoe Club on Nine Mile Lake Road off Hwy 124. For more info, please call Trysport 746-8179 or check
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