Events I have attended:
February 22, 2019
Good luck to our Corporate Curling Team!
February 15-18, 2019
Snowman Mania events all weekend!
January 31, 2019
7:50am Walmart Grand Re-Opening
January 27-29, 2019
Attended the ROMA Conference
January 20, 2019
January 15, 2019
12:15pm Flag Raising Crime Stoppers
January 13, 2019
Council’s New Year’s Levy
January 11, 2019
Congratulations to Jason Xu and staff at Stacked Pancake and Breakfast House. Welcome to Wasaga Beach!
January 7 2019
9:30am Age Friendly presentation at the Rec Plex
December 18, 2018
1pm Wasaga Beach Living Centre opening
December 12, 2018
7am BNI meeting
December 11, 2018
1pm – County Council Inaugural
December 8, 2018
6pm Lions Club Christmas dinner
December 5, 2018
6pm – Springwater Township Inaugural
December 4, 2018
7pm – Wasaga Beach Inaugural
December 3, 2018
10am – Attended Collingwood Council Inaugural
1pm Attended Tiny Township Inaugural
7pm Attended Clearview Township Inaugural
December 1, 2018
Town Christmas Party
November 28, 2018
Visit to Point Edward Starlight Casino
November 26, 2018
November 25, 2018
November 24, 2018
5pm – Santa Clause Parade and tree lighting
November 20, 2018
5pm – Youth Centre open house to celebrate their 8th anniversary!!
November 11, 2018
11am – Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Wasaga Beach Public Library
6pm – Legion Dinner held at the Rec Plex
November 4, 2018
Remembrance Day Ceremony at Town Hall
November 3, 2018
Tommy Smythe, Desiger and HGTV personality came to Wasaga!
October 22, 2018 – Election Night
August 4, 2018
Attended a fundraiser event for Sylvia Bray who is running for Deputy Mayor in this years election. Fantastic event and turn out!
August 3, 2018
2pm – Simcoe Pride Flag Raising. Great turn out for this today!
July 28, 2018
Attended the Ford F Series Rally held in the Canadian Tire parking lot. Excellent job Reid King!
July 24, 2018
Noon – It was a pleasure to attend the retirement lunch for Cliff from our Public Works Department. Thank you so much for your years of service Cliff and I wish you all the best!
July 21, 2018
Enjoyed attending a fantastic Motorcycle Rally Weekend at our beachfront.
July 10, 2018
1:30pm – Trip to the mouth of the river on the town barge to see the newly installed flag warning people of the dangers of swimming in this area
July 1, 2018
Attended the Canada Day celebrations at our Beachfront!
June 30, 2018
Attended an event at the Oakview organized by Wasaga Artists. Lots of talent in Wasaga Beach. Enjoyed a very busy beachfront with this fantastic weather for this July 1st long weekend!
June 28, 2018
-11:30am – Staff BBQ. Thank you to our staff for the excellent job you do!
– Also stopped by to see Fred at our Beachfront Burger King. Congratulations on 25 years of business!
– Attended the Elmvale District High School Graduation. Congratulations!
June 23, 2018
Attended the Hero’s Festival throughout the weekend. Congratulations to the organizers. Well done!
June 21, 2018
Attended Doug Measure’s retirement party. Congratulations Doug!
June 20, 2018
Attended the 2nd Annual Seniors Information and Active Living Expo. Fantastic event!
June 19, 2018
1pm St. John’s Flag Raising
June 16, 2018
Attended my Aunt Katy and Uncle Joe’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. Also appreciated the opportunity to speak with long time family friend and 50 year politician Emil Kolbe.
June 16, 2018
Spent time at the beachfront with Councillor Bray. Great day for Wasaga’s Waterfront Festival!
June 14, 2018
5pm – Attended a farewell dinner for long time staff member Jenny Leggett. Will miss you and all that you do!
June 7, 2018
Noon – Attended a farewell lunch for long time staff member Chief Building Official Barrie Vickers. You will be missed!
June 6, 2018
Spent time serving coffee at the 45th Street Tim Hortons for Camp Day.
June 2, 2018
11:30 attended Wasaga Adventure Park’s ribbon cutting
May 26, 2018
9:30am – Attended a tree planting at the sports park where trees were added to the Town’s orchard. Congratulations to Gavin Piwtorak for raising funds and planting 18 cherry trees! Well done Gavin!
May 25, 2018
9am – National Awareness Flag Raising at Town Hall
May 13, 2018
2pm – Hosted my official launch party. Thank you to everyone who attended and for your support.
May 12 2018
Attended Wasaga’s Finest Citizens Awards. Congratulations to everyone!
May 1, 2018
8:30am – Filed to run for the position of Mayor in the Wasaga Beach 2018 municipal election
April 25, 2018
-9am Attended Staff Wellness Day
-Attended the Prime Time Club AGM
April 21, 2018
10:30am – Attended the official ribbon cutting for “The Tree Top.” Great place for parents to take their tots to play!
April 20, 2018
8pm – Attended Wasaga Community Theatre’s presentation of “Who Maid Who?” Congratulations on a great show!
April 20, 2018
Attended “Cheers” make your own wine who was celebrating 10 years in business! Congratulations Kathy and Sanjay. All the best!
April 19, 2018
Attended a get together to celebrate Sue Carnovale’s retirement after working for the Town of Wasaga Beach for over 30 years. Its been a pleasure working with you for 12 of those! Congratulations Sue!
April 18, 2018
Celebrated National Film Day at Waterside Lodge. Thanks to South Georgian Bay Film Festival and Waterside for hosting!
April 14, 2018
Attended a fundraising hockey game in support of the Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team and their families. Thank you to Tony Turner, the volunteers and the teams, First Responders vs Wasaga Beach Coaches.
April 14, 2018
10am – Attended the Lion’s Club Spring Home and Garden Show
March 18, 2018
2:20pm – Attended the puck drop at the Wasaga Stars Arena for Novice OMHA!
March 8, 2018
An honour to be part of the Ontario Provincial Planners Institute Lakeland District Woman’s Day Panel. What a great night! Thanks ladies!
March 6, 2018
11am Wasaga Beach Probus Flag Raising! What a great group!
February 25 – March 28, 2018
Ontario Good Roads Association Conference.
February 8, 2018
Attended a public meeting held at the Rec Plex a presentation regarding the Downtown Master Plan/Hub
February 8, 2018
Attended the retirement part for Don Laverdure. Thank you for your years of service to the Town of Wasaga Beach! All the best Don!
February 1, 2018
Attended the retirement party for Mark Kinney hosted by the Community Policing Committee. Congratulations Mark and thank you for being such an important part of our community!!
December 15, 2017
7pm – Art on the Fence event held at the arena
December 5, 2017
7pm – Lioness Christmas dinner
December 2, 2017
Town Christmas Party
November 27, 2017
Attended a Rotary Club event where they gave away $80,000 to great causes. Well done members of the Wasaga Beach Rotary Club!
November 10, 2017
Thanks to Kevin and Kathy DeAbreu for setting this up for others to enjoy and to bring awareness and support. The drums are autographed by many famous musicians who support men, women, veterans and their families who live every day with PTSD due to their service and sacrifice for our Country.
November 13, 2017
5pm – Attended the Youth Centre to celebrate their 7th anniversary!
November 5, 2017
Attended Remembrance Day ceremony at Town Hall.
November 2, 2017
11:30am – Attended the ribbon cutting for the new location of our local food bank. Congratulations to the Wasaga Beach Ministerial Group for all of their hard work. The building looks great!
November 1, 2017
8:30am Mini Tourism Conference
3:30pm Opening of Story Book Trail – Thanks to the Library and Rotary Club
October 13, 2017
11am – Tim Hortons Grand Re-opening at the 45th Street location.
October 12, 2017
2pm – Flag Raising Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
October 7, 2017
Spending Thanksgiving with family!
September 28, 2017
Attended the Wardens Gala. Great night raising money for the United Way!
September 27, 2017
11:30am – Thanks to the Beach Builders Home Hardware team for their continued contribution to making Wasaga Beach greener!
September 9, 2017
Joined staff for lunch following their annual staff golf day!
September 8, 2017
Attended a get together held at beautiful Friday Harbour located in Innisfil for good friend and past CAO of the NVCA Gayle Wood.
August 29, 2017
7pm – Attended a meeting at the Rec Plex for the public to hear more about the Downtown Master Plan.
August 27, 2017
Attended a celebration of the WDI Group at the Rec Plex. Wonderful afternoon.
August 25, 2017
Attended dinner following the Mayor’s Golf Challenge
August 13, 2017
Noon – Attended the ribbon cutting for M1 Cell Phones located at 1256 Mosley. Congratulations and all the best to Muhammad!
August 8, 2017
Attended the funeral of friend and colleague Deputy Mayor of New Tecumseth Jamie Smith.
August 6, 2017
Attended the 17th annual Food Bank Fundraiser at Frank and Vicky Nunnaro’s home. What a great cause. Fantastic entertainment. Thanks Frank and Vicky!
August 2, 2017
Rainbow Flag was raised at town hall in conjunction with Fierte Simcoe Pride 2017.
July 31, 2017
Simcoe Pride Flag Raising at the County of Simcoe.
July 21, 2017
10am – Left for Port Credit for a tour of one of the FRAM Group’s successful developments. Thanks to Frank Giannone and Fred Serrafero for the tour.
July 17, 2017
10:30am – St Louis Bar and Grill Ribbon Cutting. Congratulations!!
July 15, 2017
Attended the motorcycle rally in the morning and joined Councillor Bray for dinner at St. Louis Bar and Grill for dinner. Pictures are of me with some local bikers, Fred Char from Burger King with customers, Councillor Sylvia Bray in her Rotary role selling corvette tickets and a fantastic view of the event from the patio at Bananas!
July 8, 2017
Attended Fire Fit Competition at the Beachfront. Happy to see our local department including our new volunteers getting involved!
July 1, 2017
Attended Canada Day opening Ceremonies at the Beachfront. Happy Canada Day everyone!
June 26, 2017
4pm – Represented the Town of Wasaga Beach at the Collingwood Collegiate Secondary School Grade 12 Graduation
7pm – Attended my son Robert’s Grade 12 Graduation at Elmvale District High School. Very proud of you Robert!
June 24, 2017
Town Staff Baseball Tournament!
June 18, 2017
Happy Fathers Day!
June 17, 2017
11am – Attended Mamta Homes Ribbon Cutting located at 48th and Aster Drive in Wasaga Beach. Congratulations!
June 9, 2017
Attended the Blessing and Official Opening Ceremony of Ecole Elementaire Catholique Nortre-Dame-de-la-Huronie. It was a pleasure to attend and bring greetings and congratulations on behalf of council.
June 7, 2017
Attended the Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority Foundation Dinner.
June 2, 2017
Along with the Beachfront Management Committee toured the beachfront properties.
May 24, 2017
Public Meeting held regarding the potential sale of Wasaga Distribution.
May 15, 2017
7pm – attended a motivational speaker talk on the book “13 Ways to Kill your Community”
May 13, 2017
Attended Wasaga’s Finest Citizens Awards
May 12, 2017
6:30am – Civic Prayer Breakfast held at Bear Estate
May 1, 2017
Attended our local Rotary lunch
April 28, 2017
Attended the South Georgian Bay Film Festival
April 26, 2017
9am – noon – Attended the town’s wellness day
April 15, 2017
Attended Easter Eggstravaganza! Wet day but very well attended!
April 8, 2017
Pleasure to cut the ribbon to officially open the Lions Club Home and Garden Show!
March 31, 2017
Dropped by the Stayner Curling Club for Ainley’s annual Fun Spiel
March 29, 2017
Celebrated my son Tyler’s 19th birthday!!
March 22 – 26, 2017
Headed to Siesta Keys Florida at the invitation of friends who have a place there. Beautiful beach! Took the opportunity to find out what works and doesn’t in this beach town that could be applied here in Wasaga Beach. Lots to think about. Thanks to Tom and Ruth for a great mini vacation!
March 2, 2017
Attended a farewell get together for treasurer, Monica Quinlan. All the best Monica, Tim and kids!
March 1, 2017
11am – Probus Flag Raising at Town Hall.
February 24, 2017
Attended the retirement party for Gerry Reinders, Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities. Thank you Gerry for 37 years of service to the Town of Wasaga Beach! It has been a pleasure working with you for the past 10 years.
February 18, 2017
Attended the Wasaga Beach Fire Hall to celebrate the donation of a Polaris Rescue Vehicle. Thank you to all that were involved in fundraising and donating towards this!!!! Later in the day was the Chili Cook Off!! Lots of things happening this weekend in Wasaga Beach for Snowman Mania!! Thanks to all of the staff, sponsors and volunteers who make this such a great event!
February 6, 2017
6:30pm – It was a pleasure to once again be a judge for the Lions Club Public Speaking Contest. Congratulations to all the speakers!
January 20, 2017
It was a pleasure to attend the retirement party of long time County of Simcoe employee Ken Auckland. Thank you for your dedication and years of service. All the best to you and Colleen!
January 12, 2017
Attended a farewell get together for Public Works Director Kevin Lalonde who is moving on to a new adventure. Definitely going to miss working with you, it’s truly been a pleasure! All the best to you, Kelly and the girls!
January 6, 2017
Attended a retirement party for Shawn McGuire from our Public Works Department. Thank you for your years of service and all the best for the future!
December 17, 2016
A family Christmas get together at Dufferin Oaks Retirement Home in Shelburne. My Grandmother was thrilled so many of us could attend.
December 9, 2016
11:30am It was a privilege to attend the Huronia West OPP Detachment for the Change of Command ceremony. A big welcome to Commander Phil Browne!
December 3, 2016
It was an honor to receive my 10 year service award at the Town’s Christmas Party presented by CAO George Vadeboncoeur.
December 3, 2016
Couldn’t attend the noon 10 year anniversary celebrations at the YMCA but was happy to stop by early and see Karen and Chris! Congratulations to the YMCA and their fantastic staff!!
November 26, 2016
Celebrated Dad’s birthday.
Picture is of my boys Robert, Tyler and Jake with Dad.
November 23, 2016
2pm – Celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the County of Simcoe Archives.
November 14, 2016
Attended the Wasaga Beach Youth Centre’s 6th anniversary! Thanks to staff, volunteers, donors and the youth for making this such a successful place!!!
Picture is of myself, Councillor Bray, Gerry Reinders and the wonderful ladies from Carly’s Angels Deb Patterson and Deb Stavinga who’s organization has been donating to the youth centre since it opened. Thank you!
November 9, 2016
7pm – Attended Innisfil’s Spirit of the Community dinner and Auction at their beautiful library. I was there representing the County of Simcoe with fellow colleagues. It was a nice surprise to see Councillors Smith, Ego and Stockwell at the table behind me as guests of one of The Town of Wasaga Beach’s Lessees of the Copa Cabana. Great night had by all! Tony Grace from CTV News Barrie was an excellent MC!
November 8, 2016
7:30am – Georgian College Appreciation breakfast.
November 6, 2016
2pm – Remembrance Day Ceremonies held at Town Hall in Wasaga Beach
November 3, 2016
Attended Deputy Clerk and Cemetery Custodian Pam Archdekin’s retirement dinner. Will definitely miss you at Town Hall! All the best in the next chapter of your life Pam!
November 3, 2016
Noon – Attended a ribbon cutting at Pierogi Crave located at 25 Mosely! Thanks for the taste test … they were delicious!
November 2, 2016
Attended Home Hardware’s Ladies Night! So much fun! Grandma’s Beach Treats ladies were there too with some tasty goodies!
October 31, 2016
1:30pm – Worsley’s Grade 5 class toured Town Hall. They asked excellent questions!
October 25, 2016
8:30am – The County of Simcoe donated a retired Paramedic Services vehicle to the David Busby Street Centre during a special ceremony before a County Council meeting this morning.
October 19, 2016
8am – Attended the Chamber of Commerce Breakfast
October 17, 2016
6:30pm – along with fellow Lioness presented a cheque to the Wasaga Beach Youth Centre.
Our group also recently donated to the Wasaga Beach Food Bank as well as My Friends House. Well done ladies!!
October 10, 2016
Another Thanksgiving dinner!
October 9, 2016
Enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at the cottage with family and friends!
October 4, 2016
3pm – Attended 85 Main Street for a ribbon cutting with the new Variety Store owners. Congratulations!
October 2, 2016
It was a pleasure to be part of our Local Lioness who hosted this year’s fall rally! Great day with a great group of ladies!
October 1, 2016
9am – I gave blood at the Rec Plex
-Attended my cousin Anthony’s wedding to Lisa. Congratulations!!
September 29, 2016
-Attended the Warden’s Gala. Great night with friends raising funds for the United Way.
September 21, 2016
-Noon Oakview Woods to celebrate Home Hardware and Trees Canada for once again planting trees in Wasaga Beach. Thanks to the students and Park and Rec Staff who also helped plant!!
September 11, 2016
Dinner out to celebrate Mom and Dad’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. Congratulations!
Picture is of my sister Becky, Mom and Dad.
August 2, 2016
Attended the County of Simcoe Administration Centre for the staff appreciation BBQ.
July 27, 2016
1pm – Attended the Raising of the Rainbow Flag ceremony at the County of Simcoe office.
July 15, 2016
6:30pm – Main Beach area, 1935 Rudge Ulster Motorcycle unveiling. Racing at the beachfront tonight with vintage bikes from the area. So much fun!!
July 13, 2016
Noon – Attended a retirement luncheon for Dave Scott. Congratulations Dave and thanks for all of your years of service!
July 10, 2016
Congratulations to Grandma’s Beach Treats who was celebrating their 10th Anniversary this weekend!
July 8, 2016
Great day golfing in the “Fay Day Memorial Golf Tournament” organized by Collingwood Councillor Bob Madigan.
July 7, 2016
1:30pm – Enjoyed lunch and catching up with Deputy Warden and Essa Mayor Terry Dowdall at our foggy, but beautiful beachfront!
July 2, 2016
Managed to get away for 24 hours to the cottage. Great time celebrating Canada Day weekend with family and friends!
July 1, 2016
Despite the rain people enjoyed the events held at our beachfront to celebrate Canada Day!
June 29, 2016
11:30 attended the Town Staff BBQ
June 23, 2016
All day event, County of Simcoe Conference. Great speakers and networking with colleagues and staff.
June 22, 2016
Thoroughly enjoyed having dinner and discussion with Clark Somerville, President of FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities) and Councillor Regional Municipality of Halton.
June 18, 2016
Attended a retirement get together for Wes Higgins Deputy Fire Chief. I have enjoyed working with Wes for the past decade and wish him all the best! Pictures are of Wes and I and the Chief, Wes and incoming Deputy Chief Craig.
June 17, 2016
11am – I spent a couple of hours at the beachfront with Councillor Bray. Baby Plovers, town gardeners making things nice, new businesses and long time ones, getting ready for a busy summer. Great talking with so many business owners!
June 13, 2016
7pm – Wasaga Sports Park – unveiling of a sign dedicating the Dog Park to Everett Pilkey, Wasaga’s long time animal control officer and friend to many!
Left Photo – Everett’s family unveiling the sign.
Right Photo – So nice to see my good friend His Worship Cal Patterson and Lincoln!
June 9, 2016
Attended the Borden Centennial Ball, celebrating CFB Bordens century of service to Canada. An absolute pleasure to be sitting at the head table. Pictures are of colleagues and friends.
June 8, 2016
11am – Ministerial BBQ held at the Food Bank. Great group of people working in our community.
June 7, 2016
7pm -Lioness meeting
June 4, 2016
9:30am – Gave a blood donation at the Blood Clinic held at the Oakview. Canadian Blood Services will be in Wasaga Beach again on August 6, 2016. Call 888-236-6283 to book an appointment.
12:30pm – Attended the Sports Park for a town public open house
June 3, 2016
Always an honor to attend the Spring of Hope Annual Gala with His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins. Great evening with great people!
May 22, 2016
Checked out the Electric Elements event!
May 18, 2016
9am – It was a pleasure to fill in and speak on behalf of Warden Marshall at the Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness (SCATEH) Annual Spring Forum held at the Simcoe County Museum.
May 16, 2016
12:15pm – Joined our local Rotary Group for lunch. Thank you to Councillor Bray and Rotary Past President for the invite.
1pm – Met with residents
2:30pm – Mobile Honk Launch at the beachfront
May 15, 2016
2pm – Attended Marlwood Golf and Country Club to celebrate the unveiling of the first of three community heritage interpretive signs. Thank you to our Historical Advisory Committee!
May 13, 2016
7am – Civic Prayer Breakfast with guest speaker Tom Christianson, LTC US Special Forces, current Senior Historian to the Secretary of Defence US Military, Pentagon, Wash., D.C.
May 4, 2016
10am-Noon – Had great fun working the drive through window at McDonalds for McHappy Day!
May 2, 2016
10am – With the nice weather heading our way, I joined the YMCA and look forward to Trainer Chris whipping me into shape!
May 1, 2016
Celebrated my grandmother’s 91st Birthday (most call her Ma Litz) with family and friends! Great afternoon.
April 28, 2016
Attended the NVCA’s Evening of Thanks to celebrate and thank individuals who go above and beyond. Councillor Sylvia Bray nominated Todd Young from our local Home Hardware. It was my pleasure to present him with the Conservation Champion Group award for the many trees they have planted in Wasaga Beach.
April 27, 2016
8:30am – Attended a health and wellness session held at the arena
April 14, 2016
2pm – County of Simcoe Museum to attend the 9th Annual Simcoe County 911 Management Board Tri-Service Public Safety Communications Awards
April 9, 2016
Attended the Home and Garden Show. Helped out as a Lioness in the canteen and as Deputy Mayor for the opening ceremonies. Pictures are of some of my fellow Lioness!
April 5, 2016
Inducted into the Wasaga Beach Lioness Club! Great group of ladies!
April 4, 2016
Autism Flag Raising at Town Hall.
March 26, 2016
10am – Town of Wasaga Beach Easter Eggstravaganza! Happy Easter everyone!
March 22, 2016
7:30am – Hospital Alliance breakfast at the County of Simcoe.
March 19, 2016
Noon – Attended the Rotary Club’s Polar Plunge! Well done everyone!
March 17, 2016
1:30 – Joined Warden Gerry Marshall at the Wasaga Stars Arena for the Warden’s free skate.
March 7, 2016
Had a great time taking in a Leafs Game with my sister Rebecca!
March 1, 2016
10am – Raised the flag at Town Hall to celebrate Probus month!
February 29, 2016
Had a great time bowling with town staff and raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle area!!
February 21, 2016
Enjoyed the Ontario Good Roads Conference. Council had the opportunity to meet with the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as well as the Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure. I also took the opportunity to network with other Ontario Municipal Council Members to discuss important issues that concern us all including the coordinated review of the Niagara Escarpment Plan, Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, Greenbelt Plan and Greater Golden Horseshoe Plan as changes to these plans will affect land owners and municipalities. Also enjoyed some social time with friends.
Pictures are of Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper, Mayor/Deputy Warden Terry Dowdall, Deputy Mayor Steffen Walma and Patrick Brown, Leader of Ontario PC Party.
February 20, 2016
Celebrated my son Jake turning 19!
February 13, 2016
9:30am – On behalf of Warden Gerry Marshall attended the Minesing 44th Annual Mini Fest. Had the honour of presenting County certificates to the Citizen of the year and Youth Citizen of the year.
Also, stopped by the Wasaga Beach Rotary Band Shell behind the Rec Plex. The Chili smelled great!
February 12, 2016
Snowman mania opening ceremonies were held at the Rec Plex. Thanks to town staff, sponsors and all of the volunteers!
February 10, 2016
7pm Chamber of Commerce Board room. Staff provided a presentation regarding the Main Street Market and answered questions.
February 7, 2016
My friend Dwayne dropped by for a visit. Kind of cool to see a helicopter in your back yard!
January 10, 2016
1pm – Attended Collingwood Mayor and Council’s New Year’s Levee. Five residents received the Order of Collingwood for their outstanding volunteer contributions. I do want to mention that one of the recipients, Mr. Nick Brindisi is the coach of Team Unbreakable. This is a running program for teens with depression and anxiety issues out of the Collingwood YMCA. Pictures are of myself with Warden Marshall, Mayor Sandra Cooper and Councillors Doug Measures and Sylvia Bray.
January 5, 2016
Attended the Lioness Club’s dinner/meeting. Look forward to becoming a member of this group and joining this great group of ladies.
December 21, 2015
Celebrated my youngest son Robert’s 16th birthday!
December 19, 2015
Congratulations to my cousin Alana and her husband Aaron! Great to see everyone!
December 17, 2015
Noon Attended the Town Staff Christmas potluck lunch
December 9, 2015
1:30pm – Along with Councillor Sylvia Bray attended the Holiday Social for Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka. Met some great ladies while having lunch. Fantastic facility that provides cancer patients and their families the support they need. Pictures are of myself and Sylvia and myself with Anne Naumyk, Donor Acquisition and Marketing Specialist for Gilda’s Club Simcoe Muskoka.
If you are looking to donate to a worthwhile cause that helps people of all ages I encourage you to contact Anne at 705-726-5199.
November 28, 2015
Missed the Santa Clause Parade today, however I did have a great time celebrating my Dad’s 70th birthday with family this weekend!
November 25, 2015
9am Attended part of the morning at the arena for the Healthy Beaches discussion. Great information.
November 20, 2015
8:30am-1:30pm – Attended the inaugural Simcoe County Comes Together conference held at the Nottawasaga Inn. Great day!
November 12, 2015
8:15am – Popped in to the Chamber of Commerce breakfast being held at the Fire Hall in time to hear the Towns Economic Development Officer speak.
10:30am – Development Services Committee meeting.
1pm – High School Task Force meeting
5pm – Wasaga Beach Youth Centre 5 year anniversary.
November 11, 2015
10:30am – Attended the Wasaga Beach Library for their Remembrance Day Ceremony.
November 8, 2015
2pm – Attended Remembrance Day Ceremony at Town Hall. Many thanks to our Veterans.
November 7, 2015
12:30pm – Attended the Wasaga Artists exhibit held at the Rec Plex. Lots of talent in the room!
Noon – Attended Trendy Labels Ribbon cutting. This is a young adult resale boutique located on Mosley Street.
October 30, 2015
Noon – Attended the ribbon cutting at The Paganus Damsel located on Zoo Park Road South. Congratulations Tamara, all the best!
Picture is of Tamara and her daughter Jessica.
October 17, 2015
10am – Joined fellow County Councillors at the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport to have a better understanding of the benefits already realized from the airport being located in Simcoe County as well as the future potential economic development opportunities to be considered. The County of Simcoe is a 20% shareholder in the airport.
September 26, 2015
1pm – Attended the Prime Time Club’s 30th Anniversary celebration. Congratulations!
September 24, 2015
Great time with friends at the Warden’s Gala. $34,000 was raised for the United Way Greater Simcoe County.
September 12, 2015
11am – Attended the Friday Harbour Resort Celebration at the newly flooded Friday Harbour Marina located in Innisfil. A very exciting addition to Simcoe County.
Picture is of myself with Past Mayor/Warden Cal Patterson and current Warden Gerry Marshall. Great day!
August 24, 2015
Along with Deputy Warden Dowdall, cut the ribbons for the Natural Resources Gallery and the Kenneth E.Jobe Sensory Garden at the County of Simcoe Museum.
August 16, 2015
Attended the AMO Conference in Niagara Falls. Met with Ministers of Education, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and Community Safety and Correctional Services as well as attended information sessions. Most interesting was a session on Creative Living Options for Seniors. County of Simcoe General Manager of Health and Emergency Services, Jane Sinclair did a fantastic job sharing the success that has been found in the creation of Georgian Village located in Penetanguishene. Information about the County of Simcoe’s four long term care manors can be found at http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/ltc.
Also very exciting that County of Simcoe’s General Manager of Corporate Performance, Trevor Wilcox was successful in the election to be AMO’s Secretary/Treasurer.
Best moment at the conference was running into Hazel McCallion.
August 10, 2015
11:15am – Attended the Wasaga Under Siege Flag raising at Town Hall.
August 5, 2015
I had an opportunity to stop by Lillex Boutique here in Wasaga Beach. Sorry I will have to miss the ribbon cutting this Saturday. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the store! I enjoyed catching up with my cousin Andrea who is a municipal councillor in Hanley Saskatchewan. Thanks to my other cousins Laura and Jeff (who just moved to Wasaga Beach) for feeding us!
August 4, 2015
2pm – Attended Town Hall for the Simcoe Pride Rainbow Flag Raising.
10:30am – It was a pleasure to attend the County of Simcoe staff appreciation BBQ held at Sunset Manor in Collingwood. Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper also dropped by!
July 29, 2015
6pm – Attended the BILD York/Simcoe Golf Tournament dinner at National Pines Golf Club in Innisfil.
July 28, 2015
3pm – A group of Tennis and Pickle Ball players attended a funding announcement by The Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch. The Town received $18,315.00 for the rehabilitation of the tennis courts at Lamont Creek including an expansion to include a pickle ball court. Councillor Bray and I had a short lesson in the game of Pickle Ball but look forward to hitting the court some day for a real game!
July 21, 2015
1pm – Attended Park Place to kick off the County of Simcoe Paramedics “File of Life” program.
Visit www.simcoe.ca for more information.
July 16, 2015
10am – Along with Park Superintendent John Fisher and Stormie (she is behind the camera) took a drive along the beach to look at some of the positive initiatives currently being worked on. Take a look at their website at www.wasagabeachpark.com for more information about Wasaga Beach Provincial Park. They are also on Facebook!
July 3, 2015
Attended King’s Wharf Theatre in Penetanguishene for the show “Sexy Laundry” with my husband Anthony, Deputy Mayor of Penetanguishene Anita Dubeau and her friend Tom. Thanks Anita, great evening!
July 1, 2015
Happy Canada Day! Lots going on in Festival Square. A windy start to the day but the sunshine came out eventually!
June 25, 2015
11:30 – Attended the annual Town Staff BBQ!
7pm – Attended Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School Grade 12 Graduation. Exciting night … always proud of my son Jake!
June 19, 2015
I attended the Spring of Hope Annual Gala with His Eminence Thomas Cardinal Collins. What a fantastic evening. It was an honor to be there and in the presence of so many people who truly understand the value of serving others, the meaning of compassion and caring for those who are less fortunate.
Left to right: Nina Bifolchi, Cardinal Collins, Terry Geddes
June 18, 2015
6pm – I attended Sunset Manor in Collingwood on behalf of the County of Simcoe. We were celebrating the Manor’s Montessori Culture by having an information night for residents of the home, their families and staff. The County of Simcoe is committed to ensuring that we provide innovative, world class care and facilities to all our seniors. Congratulations to staff for your leadership in this exciting program!!
June 11, 2015
Briefly left the Strategic Planning session to attend a lunch I was invited to by the United Way of Greater Simcoe County. It was a “Women in Leadership Luncheon” that discussed our role in entrepreneurship and innovative programs. Very interesting. I look forward to getting more involved in this!
June 14, 2015
2:30pm – Very pleased to attend the dedication ceremony of the newly built Wasaga Beach United Church located on Zoo Park Road South.
June 7, 2015
Noon – Attended Sunset Manor in Collingwood on behalf of Warden Gerry Marshall and to represent County Council at the “Sunset Manor Family BBQ.” Friends and Family attended the event with their loved ones who are being cared for in the Manor. The County of Simcoe operates four long term care homes across the region. A wonderful facility with caring staff. It was a pleasure speaking with the residents and their family members.
June 5, 2015
9:30am – Attended Nancy Island for an announcement from Minister Mauro. The Minister was in attendance to promote the Province participating in the “Healthy Parks Healthy People Movement.” Ontario’s Provincial Parks will be open to the public free of charge on July 17th this year for all day-use visitors.
May 6, 2015
10am – Collingwood Airport – flew a plane for the first time………so excited! During a fundraiser in 2014 at the Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority Gala I put a bid in at the auction to get the opportunity for a flight lesson. Will definitely be doing that again! Thanks Jose.
April 27, 2015
Noon – Attended the Wasaga Beach Rotary Club lunch. Thanks for the invite President Bray!
April 18, 2015
6pm – Attended the David Busby Street Centre’s Fundraising Gala along with the Warden, a few other County Councillors and staff. A fantastic event!
April 11, 2015
9:30am – Lions Club ribbon cutting to open the Home and Garden Show.
April 9, 2015
2-4pm – Simcoe County 911 Management Board Public Safety Communications Awards for 2014 held at the Simcoe County Museum.
April 2, 2015
10am – Autism Flag Raising at Town Hall.
April 1, 2015
9am-4pm – Simcoe County Alliance to end Homelessness workshop held at the County of Simcoe Museum.
Friday March 13, 2015
3pm Simcoe County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee meeting.
Thursday March 12, 2015
Probus Club Flag Raising at Town Hall in celebration of Probus month
Thursday March 5, 2015
New Waves Probus Club meeting in celebration of Probus month
Wednesday March 4, 2015
Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake.
Picture is of myself with town staff, Christine, Candice and Jody.
Sunday February 22, 2015
Attended the County of Simcoe Warden’s dinner.
Picture is of myself with Warden Gerry Marshall, Springwater Councillor Jennifer Coughlin and County CAO Mark Aitken.
Tuesday February 17, 2015
10am Campbell House Hospice at 240 Erie Street in Collingwood for a tour of the facility.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
Judged the Wasaga Beach Lions Club Public Speaking Contest
Saturday January 24, 2015
Attended a grand opening for Active Health Care at their new location at 25 Stonebridge Blvd.
Sunday January 18, 2015
Town of Wasaga Beach’s New Year’s Levy.
It was my pleasure to present to Dawn Braid. Congratulations and thanks for all of your contributions!
Tuesday January 13, 2015
Flag Raising at Town Hall for Crime Stoppers
Thursday December 18, 2015
Town Staff Christmas Pot Luck lunch
Monday December 15, 2015
Carbon Monoxide Awareness photo at Fire Hall
Saturday December 13, 2015
Volunteer Fire Fighter appreciation night gathering
Tuesday December 9, 2014
County of Simcoe Inaugural
Saturday December 6, 2014
Ribbon Cuttings at Petals in Thyme and Georgian Family Chiropractic
In the evening attended the Town Christmas Party held at the Rec Plex
Tuesday December 2, 2014
Town Council Inaugural. Thanks to Judge Wilson for swearing in council members.