A lit­tle weather can’t faze Fen­ci­bles Trust sup­port­ers

The Glengarry News - - Sports in the Glens - News

BY SCOTT CARMICHAEL Staff The Glengarry Fen­ci­bles Trust’s gala fundrais­ing din­ner last Satur­day was a suc­cess, in spite of Mother Na­ture’s lack of co­op­er­a­tion. “In­cred­i­bly, only two peo­ple she is do­ing for her next book,” about the War of 1812, said Mrs. Bax­ter.

“She also elab­o­rated on Gen­eral (Isaac) Brock’s es­teem for (then) Fa­ther Alexan­der Mac­donell, and his (Mac­donell’s) role as chap­lain of the Glengarry Fen­ci­bles.”

As of press time, Satur­day’s gala had raised more than $9,000 which will be used to­wards the on­go­ing ren­o­va­tion of the two­cen­turies-old Bishop’s House in St. Raphael’s.

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LIKE HOT CAKES: The First Lag­gan Sparks Brown­ies and Guides sold out when the group held its cookie blitz at Char­trand’s Your In­de­pen­dent Grocer in Alexan­dria. Among the sales crew were (from left) Lea-Maude La­joie, Is­abelle (last name with­held),...

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