The Peterborough Examiner
Plant sale happening in Lakefield
Proceeds will support beautification efforts in the village
The Lakefield Horticultural Society’s annual plant sale happens Saturday from 8-11:30 a.m., or until sold out, at the Lakefield Cenotaph in downtown Lakefield.
Funds raised from the plant sale help to fund the group’s activities, which include purchasing and planting hanging baskets in the village, the gardens in Cenotaph Park, and the bee garden in Isabel Morris Park.
There will be locally grown perennials, shrubs and other plants, including some native ones, all at reasonable prices. More than 700 plants have been potted up. All plants will be growing well and ready to plant in your garden.
For further information, contact Brenda Ibey at 705-743-0068 or visit lakefieldhort.org.
One Roof Community Centre needs mugs. Please drop off your unwanted mugs at the centre, located at 99 Brock St. They are open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily except Wednesdays when from they are open from 1 until 5 p.m.
Pup Crawl for CNIB
The CNIB Guide Dogs Pup Crawl is happening now and participants have until May 31 to complete five kilometres in any way they like. You can walk, jog, run, dace, skip or crawl. It’s up to you. This virtual movement event supports guide dogs and handlers across Canada.
The first 100 registrants will receive a special CNIB Guide Dogs water bottle. You can join or create a team, go solo, or do your distance with your own pup.
Track your progress on your smartwatch, activity tracker, or through an app on your smartphone. It’s on the honour system, so no proof is required.
Registration for the Pup Crawl is $45. If you are unable to participate in the Pup Crawl, but would still like to support CNIB Guide Dogs, you can still make a donation to the overall event, to a participating team or to a specific person and help them get closer to their fundraising goals.
For further information or to register, visit cnib.akaraisin.com/ui/pupcrawl23.
The Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) is now accepting nominations for their annual community mental health awards and the Tam Grant Bursary.
The awards are given in recognition for efforts in improving mental health in our community, including volunteers, community leaders, individuals with lived experience of mental illness and their family members. Awards include the Achievement Through Adversity Award, the Maurice Lovnes Award, the Caregiver Champion Award, the Naresh James Award, and the Champion of Mental Health Award.
The annual Tam Grant Bursary is for students entering post-secondary education with a diagnosed mental illness. Access to educational programs is one way for individuals living with schizophrenia or other serious and persistent mental illnesses to realize their own potential.
This $1000 bursary seeks to encourage and support these individuals as they pursue higher education. Applicants must be residents of the Haliburton, Kawartha and Pine Ridge area.
The deadline for award and bursary submissions is June 23 at 4:30 p.m. Successful nominees and applicants will be presented with their award or bursary at the CMHA HKPR annual meeting, Sept. 20 at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club.
For further information and nomination forms for the Community Mental Health Awards visit cmhahkpr.ca/award. For information and application details for the Tam Grant Memorial Bursary visit cmhahkpr.ca/bursary.
There will be locally grown perennials, shrubs and other plants, including some native ones, all at reasonable prices
Sip for Hospice
Seasonal Sips, a fundraiser for Hospice Peterborough, takes place Thursday, June 1 from 6 until 9 p.m. at Rolling Grape Vineyard located at 2060 County Rd 2, Bailieboro. Enjoy dinner, a drink, live music by Cale Crowe, and views of the beautiful vineyard.
The cost is $85 per person, which includes a $35 tax receipt.
Purchase your tickets now. This event sold out last year. For further information or tickets, visit hospicepeterborough.org/events.