ROBARTS

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The Corn­wal­lis Pro­ject 4- H Club was well rep­re­sented on the stage this year at the open­ing cer­e­monies of the 2018 Kings County Joint 4-H Achieve­ment Days with both the ju­nior host and host­ess, James Rand and Ryleigh Lake, be­ing from the club, as well as club par­ent and chair of the Board of Di­rec­tors of the Cana­dian 4-H Coun­cil, David Hovell, per­form­ing the rib­bon cut­ting.

By the end of Achieve­ment Days, held this year on Aug. 2-3 at the Kings Mu­tual Cen­tury Cen­tre, 12 mem­bers of the club had ad­vanced to the 4-H Pro­vin­cial Show. The five se­nior club mem­bers are: Mary Cormier in pho­tog­ra­phy and crafts with her Christ­mas quilt; Evan New­combe in weld­ing with his cof­fee ta­ble; Con­nor White with his Sim­men­tal heifer; Emma Rand with her all ram lamb; and Jason Kings County Ju­nior Host­ess Ryleigh Lake and Kings County Ju­nior Host James Rand hold the rib­bon as David Hovell, chair of the Board of Di­rec­tors of the Cana­dian 4-H Coun­cil, pre­pares to cut it to open the 2018 Kings County Joint 4-H Achieve­ment Days on Aug. 2. Also hold­ing the rib­bon were Bob Best, man­ager of the Kings Mu­tual Cen­tre, Amy Van­derHeide, rep­re­sent­ing the Kings County Fed­er­a­tion of Agri­cul­ture and Carol Tobin, Val­ley Re­gion Di­rec­tor with 4-H Nova Sco­tia.

Rand in wood­work­ing judg­ing and with his veg­gie bin and medicine cabi­net projects.

Seven ju­niors will also be head­ing to Bridge­wa­ter on Sept. 28- 30: Ian Baker in small en­gines judg­ing; Austin Cox with his Hol­stein calf; Tay­lor Hovell with her Hol­stein calf, asthma poster and First Aid kit; Hannah King in foods with her blue­berry lemon cake; Ryleigh Lake in rab­bit judg­ing and show­man­ship; Adam Rand in wood­work­ing with his cof­fee ta­ble; and James Rand in beef judg­ing, and with his ju­nior calf and in­ter­me­di­ate Here­ford heifer.

Im­prove­ments for live­stock

mem­bers con­tin­ued again this year with a new con­crete ma­nure col­lec­tion area, and ex­tra level of boards on the arena to pre­vent goats and sheep from es­cap­ing from the ring. A wel­come ad­di­tion for young­sters at­tend­ing the event was a new play area ( it even had corn in­stead of sand in the sand­box).

The Vil­lage Photo Gallery will have photos of club mem­bers, their projects and the club’s dis­play fea­tur­ing this year’s theme: “Let 4-H Reign Supreme in 2018”. Robarts, Regi­nald Cur­tis — Reg, or as he was af­fec­tion­ately known as Sue or Un­cle Sue, passed away peace­fully at the age of 90, with fam­ily by his side on Satur­day, Aug. 18, 2018 in the Hants Com­mu­nity Hospi­tal in Wind­sor. Born Feb. 3, 1928 in Wind­sor, he was a son of the late Cur­tis F. and Edith Mae (Carmichael) Robarts. Reg served dur­ing the Sec­ond World War as a Trooper from 1944-1945 with the 36th Re­con­nais­sance Reg­i­ment, then in the Mili­tia with the 47th Anti-Tank Reg­i­ment and 14th Field Reg­i­ment as Sec­ond War­rant Of­fi­cer. Reg went on to have a suc­cess­ful ca­reer with Nova Sco­tia Light & Power from 1948-1992, start­ing as a line­man and re­tir­ing as Dis­trict Su­per­vi­sor. He was a past mem­ber of the Wind­sor Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment. Past Pres­i­dent of Hants County Branch No. 009, Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Wind­sor, and

Past Pres­i­dent of Na­tional Campers & Hik­ers As­so­ci­a­tion. Reg is sur­vived by his son, David (Mary), Hantsport; daugh­ter, Roxanne, Martins Point; grand­chil­dren, Me­lanie (Brent), and their son, Lu­cas, all of Ot­tawa; Devin and Christina, both of Hantsport; brothers, Karl, Dale and Colin; sis­ter, Myr­tle; sis­ters- in- law, Irene Durocher, Florine MacNeil and Doris Coulombe; also sev­eral nieces, neph­ews and cousins and spe­cial com­pan­ion, Mar­guerite Fos­ter, Wind­sor Elms Vil­lage, Fal­mouth. Be­sides his par­ents, Reg was pre­de­ceased by his wife, the for­mer Mona M. Coulombe (2008); brothers, Wil­liam, Stuart and Don­ald; and sis­ter, Mar­garet. Spe­cial thanks to the doc­tors, nurses and staff of Unit 200 for all their lov­ing care. Ar­range­ments were en­trusted to DeMont Fam­ily Funeral Home & Cre­ma­tion Ser­vice, 419 Al­bert St., Wind­sor (902-798-8317), where the fam­ily re­ceived vis­i­tors from 7-9 p.m. Tues­day, Aug. 21. Funeral ser­vice was held 11 a.m. Wed­nes­day,

Aug. 22 in DeMont Fam­ily Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Rob Heffernan of­fi­ci­ated. In­ter­ment fol­lowed in

St. John’s Parish Ceme­tery, on Wiley Av­enue in Wind­sor. Dona­tions in mem­ory of Reg may be made to the Hants County SPCA, PO Box 2274, Wind­sor, NS B0N 2T0 or Cana­dian Can­cer So­ci­ety, NS Divi­sion, 5826 South St., Hal­i­fax, NS B3H 1S6 or a char­ity of one’s choice. Mes­sages of con­do­lence may be sent to the fam­ily by vis­it­ing: www.de­mont­fam­i­ly­fu­ner­al­home.ca.

SYLVIA JAC­QUARD

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