Broomball re­turns to Win­ter Fun Day in Beebe Stanstead Town­ship News

Stanstead Journal - - FRONT PAGE - Spe­cial col­lab­o­ra­tion Pam Hatch Stanstead Vic­to­ria Vanier

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.

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