Kemptville Alumni Build­ing con­struc­tion starts

The Glengarry News - - The Opinion Page -

The Kemptville Col­lege Alumni has turned the sod for the Kemptville Col­lege Alumni His­tor­i­cal Build­ing, which is sched­uled to be in­au­gu­rated dur­ing a re­union next year.

A sod-turn­ing cer­e­mony took place re­cently at the Lom­bardy Agri­cul­tural Fair Grounds near Smiths Falls, where the yearly alumni re­union is held.

Over 70 peo­ple at­tended the sod turn­ing while 175 at­tended the re­union ban­quet that evening.

Fundrais­ing started after the build­ing was ap­proved last Au­gust.

Fi­nan­cial con­trib­u­tors will re­ceive a char­i­ta­ble re­ceipt and names will be dis­played in the new build­ing and on the www.kcalumni.ca web page.

Alumni, and busi­nesses and or­ga­ni­za­tions sup­ported by Kemptville grads, can sup­port the cam­paign by send­ing cheques to Kim Link, Trea­surer, 12261 Link Road, Winch­ester ON K0C 2K0.

Mem­o­ra­bilia that you have from your time at Kemptville can also be dis­played in the build­ing. Con­tact Pres­i­dent Audrey Baker, a.bak­ercl@hot­mail.com

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO

ALUMNI BUILD­ING: From left: Earl Hicks, 1968 grad and di­rec­tor with the Lom­bardy Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety, Ron Burgess, 1968 grad, Alumni Past Pres­i­dent/Build­ing Co­or­di­na­tor, Isabel Blair Kin­n­ear, 1969 grad, Alumni Sec­re­tary/Fund-rais­ing and Judy Drum­mond, 2nd Vice Pres­i­dent for the Lom­bardy Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety.

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