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The Beaver Valley Outreach (BVO) is currently accepting applications for the following positions: 

For more information, please visit: http://www.bvo.ca/employment-opportunities.cfm

Beaver Valley Community Centre, Thornbury Starting Oct 20, 2019

If you are interested in learning how to play hockey, consider signing up for this program!

Begins October 20, 2019 and runs every Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Two sessions, 10 skates each, $160 per session.  

First instalment is due Oct 11, 2019 and the second instalment is due Jan 3, 2020.

Must have commitment to run the program!

For more information, or to register, please contact Megan Comly at meagan.comly@gmail.com   

Wednesday, September 11 in Thornbury

The Seniors Network Blue Mountains will host its third Seniors Information and Active Living Fair on Wednesday, September 11.

The fair will run from 10 am to 2 pm at the Beaver Valley Community Centre at 58 Alfred Street West in Thornbury, and admission is free.

If you are a senior or caregiver in the area this is a great way to connect with many available resources including: caregiving; housing options and supports; safety; health and pharmaceutical information; meal-related options; and others. There will be more than 40 exhibitors, healthy snacks, door prizes, and an opportunity to 'Meet the 'Mayor'.

Sponsors include CARP, Town of the Blue Mountains, Balmoral Place Retirement Community, and Blue Mountain Audiology.

About the Seniors Network Blue Mountains

The network aims to provide information and raise issues of interest to seniors in the Blue Mountains area. The network was formed in 2014. It includes representatives of the Town of the Blue Mountains (Community Services) the Blue Mountains Public Library, Beaver Valley Outreach, Errinrung Long Term Care Home & Retirement Community, the Grey Bruce Health Unit, and several individuals.

For more information, contact info@seniorsnetworkinblue.org

106 life jackets were collected in support of the Operation Life Jacket (OLI) initiative.

Notice- Life Jackets Collected for Northern Canadian Communities

In a partnership between the Thornbury Harbour and the Thornbury Yacht Club, 106 life jackets were collected in support of the Operation Life Jacket (OLI) initiative.

The OLI program was developed by the Canadian Ranger Foundation and the Canadian Safe Boating Council to improve boating safety in First Nation communities in Northern Canada. In Northern Canada, the supply and availability of life jackets are limited and can cost in excess of $100 each.

To support the initiative, a public call for life jacket donations was led by representatives from the Thornbury Yacht Club. Many different varieties of life jackets were donated, including brand-new lifejackets with the tags still attached. In addition, dog and racing inflatable life jackets were also donated from the community.

The Town and the Thornbury Yacht Club would like to extend a special thank you to Gyles Sails & Marine for their support and promotion of this initiative.

Thank you to everyone who donated life jackets to the Operation Life Jacket project and showing your strong community support.

For more information, please contact:

Tim Hendry
Communications & Economic Development Coordinator
519-599-3131 ext. 282

Grey County's 2019 Rural Guide is now available. The guide includes information regarding the following:

  • Frequently used OMAFRA Contacts
  • Frequently used Government Contacts
  • Rural Organizations in Grey County
  • Women's Institutes
  • Agricultural Societies
  • Conservation Authorities
  • Horticultural Societies
  • Farmers' Markets
  • Municipal Contacts
  • Elected Officials
  • Media Contacts

Grey County 2019 Rural Guide

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