Broomball returns to Winter Fun Day in Beebe Stanstead Township News
Broomballhas become a hit at Stanstead’s Winter Fun Day as about seventy people, on five teams, competed at the event last Saturday, despite the frigid temperatures.
The tournament began early, at 9:15 a.m., with the final fun game between the winning team of the tournament and the Ayer’s Cliff Team (The Brus’s) at 3.00p.m.
The winning Stanstead team was Megan Stratton’s team who also went on to defeat the Brus’s from Ayer’s Cliff.
“I would like to express a big thanks to our sponsors for the Broomball Tournament which were: Rock of Ages Canada, Ogden Machine, Steve’s Pizza, Subway, and Rona. I also would like to thank the captains of each team: Megan Stratton, Allen Buzzell, Mark Roy, Constance Bédard, and Scott Hatch for helping me put the teams together. Looking forward to seeing you and more teams out next year,” said Pamela Hatch, the coordinator of the tournament. see more page 15
StansteadTownship will hire SM Amenatech, in the amount of $11,600, to have its wetland territory mapped. Council also adopted a new by-law with more strident stipulations concerning floodplain areas, shores, coastline, wetlands and tree felling.
After the resignation of Dany Brodeur as president of the municipality’s Roads Committee, the council has appointed George Charles Atkin as president and Pierre Martineau as a new member. Michel Massé, who was responsible for the municipality’s roads and infrastructure, had his employment terminated at a special council meeting on January 19th.
The Director General, Josianne Hudon, will get some additional training that focuses on managing human resources for a fee of $825 plus lodging, meals and travel expenses. The municipality has applied for a grant from the Quebec government to help pay for the training of nineteen firefighters in 2015.
A steering Committee for MADA has been created. They are: Helene Hamel, coordinator; Micheline Roberge, seniors; Dany Brodeur, seniors; Alison D’Anglejan, seniors; Mylene Brassard, communication; Marc Daigle, recreation and organization; Marco Beauvais, recreation and organization; Andre Langevin, technical support from C.A.M.F.; Dany Gagné, technical support from CSSSM.
Finishing in first place was Megan Stratton’s team.