Aultsville shines the light


CORN­WALL, On­tario - On Satur­day, the Corn­wall Con­cert Se­ries pre­sented Pi­ano Caméléons, fea­tur­ing pi­anists Matt Her­skowitz and John Roney.

Dur­ing the evening, Aultsville The­atre rec­og­nized the gen­eros­ity of the On­tario Tril­lium Foun­da­tion (OTF), and other con­trib­u­tors to the the­atri­cal light­ing re­place­ment project. As­so­ci­at­ing the recog­ni­tion event with the Corn­wall Con­cert Se­ries pro­vided the hon­oured con­trib­u­tors and guests with a chance to see the newly-in­stalled light­ing dur­ing a daz­zling grand pi­ano duel be­tween the two masters of im­pro­vi­sa­tion. Among the con­trib­u­tors, Aultsville The­atre rec­og­nized the Canada Cul­tural Spa­ces Fund, the Cen­ten­nial Choir of Corn­wall, the Ro­tary Club of Corn­wall – Sun­rise, and the Corn­wall Con­cert Se­ries.

Over 100 new light­ing fix­tures, most of which are new LED tech­nol­ogy, new cy­clo­ramas, and pro­gram­ming gear are now in­stalled at Aultsville The­atre, much to the de­light of the the­atre staff and its clients. The project con­trib­u­tors who were of­fi­cially rec­og­nized, played a ma­jor part in the pro­cure­ment of the state-ofthe-art equip­ment. “We’ve been wait­ing for a chance to thank On­tario Tril­lium Foun­da­tion and our gen­er­ous con­trib­u­tors to the project, and this par­tic­u­lar evening seemed to be a per­fect op­por­tu­nity”, said Felic­ity Sven­son, The­atre Board Pres­i­dent. “The Corn­wall Con­cert Se­ries has been very sup­port­ive of the the­atre and we thought it was a nice pair­ing for our recog­ni­tion evening.”

Aultsville The­atre has been serv­ing the City of Corn­wall and sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties since 1976, host­ing both tour­ing and pro­fes­sional shows for the ben­e­fit of lo­cal au­di­ences and pro­vid­ing a fully-equipped per­for­mance venue for lo­cal arts and per­for­mance groups.

The On­tario Tril­lium Foun­da­tion (OTF) is an agency of the Govern­ment of On­tario, and one of Canada’s lead­ing grant­ing foun­da­tions. OTF awarded more than $120 mil­lion to some 700 projects this year to build healthy and vi­brant com­mu­ni­ties in On­tario.

For more in­for­ma­tion on this event or Aultsville The­atre visit www.aultsvil­lethe­atre. com or Janet Mar­tel at 613-932-1661 ext. 221.

The United Way is kick­ing off the Hol­i­day Sea­son with their 6th an­nual Hol­i­day Wine & Gourmet Tast­ings event proudly pre­sented by Xplor­net Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Inc. The event is tak­ing place on No­vem­ber 24th at Nav Cen­tre. It once again prom­ises to be a fun filled evening with plenty of new sur­prises for all who at­tend. Early Bird tick­ets are now on sale but only un­til Oc­to­ber 7th. This was a SOLD OUT event last year so get your tick­ets NOW for your chance to win a $500 LCBO gift card, $500 Bax­trom’s gro­cery card, plus an overnight stay at Nav Cen­tre the night of wine event – the Early Bird prize is cour­tesy of J.F. Markell Homes Ltd. and will be drawn on Oc­to­ber 9th. In ad­di­tion to the Early Bird Prize, all guests who at­tend the Wine Event will have a chance to win his and hers de­signer wal­lets with a $1,000 cash gift tucked in­side. This gen­er­ous prize is cour­tesy of Welch LLP. A Sparkling di­a­mond prize val­ued at $5,000 cour­tesy of Pom­mier Jewellers will also be awarded to one lucky per­son that evening. The Ol­son­fab Me­tal Fab­ri­ca­tion Ltd. “United Way HERO Wine Tree” show­cas­ing fifty two bot­tles of de­li­cious wine from around the world will be on dis­play al­low­ing guests to pur- chase raf­fle tick­ets for a chance to win! Sup­port­ing this im­por­tant Sig­na­ture Event for United Way/cen­traide SD&G is rea­son enough to at­tend and we are sure all guests will en­joy de­lec­ta­ble wine, beer, gourmet food sam­pling, live & silent auc­tion - NEW this year is live mu­sic from the Kealy All Star Band, plenty of danc­ing and fun with the Magic of David Jans. “We truly ap­pre­ci­ate ev­ery­one who at­tends and the many busi­nesses that help make this evening pos­si­ble”, said Mea­gan Bin­g­ley, United Way/cen­traide SD&G Op­er­a­tional Di­rec­tor. “Over the last five years this event has raised over $250,000 which has been rein­vested in our com­mu­nity to im­prove many lives through­out SDG.” Our com­mit­tee of vol­un­teers, auc­tion donors, guests, sup­port­ers and spon­sors are United Way/cen­traide “Com­mu­nity He­roes”. Tick­ets for the event are avail­able at the cour­tesy desk at Bax­trom’s Your In­de­pen­dent Gro­cer on Ninth Street, on­line at www.unit­ed­, or at 55 Wa­ter Street West at the United Way/cen­traide of­fice. For more in­for­ma­tion call the United Way at 613-932-2051.

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