The Glengarry News - - The Classifieds - TAMMY KENNY 613-528-4907 mar­t­in­town­news @ out­look. com The St. An­drew's Pres­by­te­rian Church an­nual fall sup­per at 4866 County Road 20 (Ap­ple Hill Rd)


Re­sults for Party Bridge for Mon­day, Sept. 25, 2017: 1) Ber­nice Bar­low, 2) Judy Helle, 3) Betty Mor­ris.

Sun­day, Oct. 8, Thanks­giv­ing Sun­day, St. An­drew’s United Church will worship at 9:15 at St.. James United Church, Avon­more

Fall sup­per

More than 20,000 fes­ti­val­go­ers helped Beau’s Brew­ery set a new record for fundrais­ing at the ninth an­nual Beau’s Ok­to­ber­fest in Van­kleek Hill.

A sum of $100,205 was col­lected for projects and char­i­ties, sur­pass­ing the $75,000 goal, and bring­ing the nine-year to­tal to $616,889. “This is amaz­ing!” says Beau’s co-founder Steve Beauch­esne. “This Ok­to­ber­fest was def­i­nitely warmer than we’re used to, and the spirit of gen­eros­ity was just as strong as the sun­shine. I love see­ing Van­kleek Hill come to life with such a vi­brant, wel­com­ing at­mos­phere ev­ery year we do this.” The United Way Char­ity Bike Ride took place again this year, raising more than $35,000 for an ini­tia­tive called “All That Kids Can Be.” Among the ben­e­fi­cia­ries are the Hawkes­bury and Dis­trict Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion and the Van­kleek Hill Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety, which will each re­ceive $10,000.

By the num­bers

Litres of beer and cider served: 31,570 Peo­ple who took bus shut­tles to get home safely: 3,741 Por­tions of food pre­pared: 46,400 Litres of lo­cal spring wa­ter served: 3,780 Beers en­tered in Home­brew Com­pe­ti­tion: 477 Num­ber of fes­ti­val vol­un­teers: 785 plus 130 Beau’s staff To­tal artists/per­form­ers: 162 Keg-toss event par­tic­i­pants: 169 RVs and tents in camp­ing area: 524

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