April 25 is the deadline for people to vote for their favourites in the third annual Alexandria and District Lions Club’s Canada Day Parade Button Drawing Contest.
In this edition of you will find the five finalists, and a ballot. Make your selections and vote by April 25 by e-mail at Alexandrialion[email protected]mail.co m or return your ballots to
or Papeterie Alexandria Stationery. The people’s choices will be announced in the May 2 edition of
Again this year, the response to the contest was good, says Canada Day committee chair Cassie Depratto-Nutt. Some 230 entries were received from pupils at Williamstown and Laggan public schools, St. Finnan’s Catholic school and École Elda-Rouleau in Alexandria. All schools in Glengarry were asked to participate. The grand prize winner will win $100 in Chamber of Commerce dollars while the four finalists will each win $25 in chamber bucks. All of the submissions will be displayed during Canada Day festivities at the Sandfield Centre.
HISTORY TALK: Trust President Brenda Baxter (left) with guest speaker Renée Lafferty-Salhany.