Linked by blood and history
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Over500 games, over 2,000 Innings and over 12,000 Outs, he is still in one piece! Travis Sheldon is retiring this year from coaching, umpiring and pitching for the Stanstead Children’s Softball league. Over the years, he has become a friend to all the kids, an
(born 1937 in Montreal) studied at Bishop’s University and Oxford concentrating in English Literature. Circa 1965 he commenced painting and settled in Paris and the Provence. He has exhibited in France, England and Canada. He lives in Provence.
(born 1934 in Montreal) studied English and History at Bishop’s University. For some years, he was an editor in book publishing in London, UK, and then in management consulting in Ottawa and Montreal. In 1968 he commenced painting and sculpting. He has exhibited in Canada, the USA, Europe and China. He lives in Montreal.
Though each has their own voice, these artists are linked by blood and history as well as their mutual appreciation of strong colour and texture. Together, their works should reflect an eclectic and exciting exhibit. entertainer and a great coach.
When Raymond Parent heard this, he knew that Mr. Sheldon’s time spent with the Softball league deserved to be recognised. He then contacted the Royal Canadian Legion Stanstead Frontier Br. 5, who prepared a plaque for him.
Last Monday evening, at the Semi-Finals, Raymond Parent along with David Woodard of the Royal Canadian Legion presented Mr. Sheldon with a plaque for his 12 years of dedication. About fifty kids were present and every one of them made sure to shake Mr. Sheldon’s hand and thank him. His dedication, his smile and his laugh will be remembered by many, for many years.
Monday night’s baseball game was the semi-finals, with team Sisco vs. team Godbout and team Beauregard vs. team Roy. The sun was shining and the kids were having fun. Now all that is left is the final game that will declare the winners of this season.