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RCMP MUSICAL RIDE – HANTS EXHIBITION ARENA

RCMP Musical Ride

West Hants Ground Search and Rescue is hosting the RCMP Musical Ride at the Hants Exhibition Arena on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at 7:00 pm. The tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 and they are available at Victory Credit Union in Windsor.

For further information about the musical ride visit: http://www.rcmp.gc.ca/mr-ce/host-info-rensgmts-accueil-eng.htm

COMMUNITY MEETING AND UPDATE RE: QUARRY

MOUNT UNIACKE COMMUNITY FIRE HALL
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015
7PM

QUARRY UPDATE

SPECIAL GUESTS HAVE BEEN INVITED TO SHARE IN THE UPDATE

LET’S FILL THE FIRE HALL AND SHARE OUR THOUGHTS

FUNG LOY KOK TAOIST TAI CHI

12-week beginners’ course starts Thursday, September 3rd 1- 3pm at
Acadia Hall, 650 Sackville Drive, L. Sackville.
First class is FREE.
902-422-8142; lowersackville.ns@taoist.org; www.taoist.org

DARTMOUTH HANDCRAFTERS GUILD CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW 2015

Dartmouth Handcrafters Guild Christmas Craft Show 2015

Dartmouth Sportsplex
110 Wyse Rd, Dartmouth
Oct 23 12:00PM-9:00PM
Oct 24 10:00AM-8:00PM
Oct 25 10:00AM-4:00PM

Admission $5.00 pass good for entire weekend, 2 for the price of 1 admission from 5-8PM on Sat Oct 24

Non Profit, Juried Crafts.
Visit our web site: www.handcraftersguild.ca

STRAWBERRY SUPPER

STRAWBERRIES
Sponsored by St. Paul’s United Church UCW
Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time: 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Place: St. Paul’s Church
Price: Adults $12
Children 12 and under $5
Pre-schoolers Free
Ham and salad plate with strawberry shortcake for desert.
Take-outs available.

UNIACKE COMMUNITY FLAG

flag

In view of the forthcoming 200th Anniversary of Uniacke, it would be desirable for all visitors and residents to see the Uniacke flag displayed at all local business facilities, public offices and private residences during the summer of 2015.
The Uniacke Flag was designed by the Uniacke District School students and teachers in 1994 and displayed during the 1995 celebrations at the Uniacke Estate with the Lieutenant Governor attending.
The professionally-manufactured flag can be obtained from the original producer at a reasonable price if a sufficient number of

A WALK ALONG MARTHA’S LAKE – painting winner

winner of painting
A painting entitled A Walk Along Martha’s Lake was generously donated in support of the 170th Anniversary of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Lakelands held on May 24th. Shown in the picture is the winner, Faye Pelrine of Lakelands, with Sandra Aucoin, the artist.

CELEBRATING 170 YEARS OF WORSHIP AT THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT LAKELANDS

Lakelands group
The 170th celebration in honour of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Lakelands was a spectacular event, long to be remembered by all who attended. Parishioners filled the pews as they worshipped with the Right Reverend Ron Cutler, Bishop Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia & PEI, who led the anniversary service. Music filled the air and folks dressed in period costume reminded us of the history of our little church has witnessed. It’s hard to imagine how many generations have blessed our doors,

BURN PERMITS

Burn permits are NO LONGER required when burning wood and wood by-products. Instead of purchasing a burn permit at the fire department, you must now check the provincial map to see if burning is allowed in your area or call 1-855-564-2876.

Brush Burning Tips: Here are a few quick steps to take when burning brush on your property. First of all, let’s define brush burning. Domestic brush burning is burning woody debris in 2 piles or fewer which are no wider than 3 m and no taller than 2m. Domestic brush burning includes campfires and blueberry burning which is

UNIACKE PINES GOLF COURSE & Pine Grove Grill Dining Room

83 Alder Lane, Mount Uniacke, NS
902-866-2440

uniacke pines

Course times: 7am – dusk
Monday – LADIES’night
Wednesday – PAIRS’ night
Cart specials Tuesdays and Thursday
Restaurant hours: 12pm – 9pm
Weekly Wing Night 4pm – close

Visit us at www.uniackepines.com for more details

https://www.facebook.com/UniackePinesGolfCoursePinGroveGrill

MOUNT UNIACKE BRANCH OF GIRL GUIDES – 3RD CARTER GUIDES

The Mount Uniacke Branch of Girl Guides – - 3rd Carter Guides – - recently performed a little bit of community service. The girls decided that they would like to give back to their community and suggested planting flowers in the large planter box at Heritage Corner. We applied for a Beautification Grant to enable us to purchase the flowers and supplies the girls would need and were successful in doing so. Many thanks to The Municipality of East Hants and Councillor Rosanne Bland for making this fun evening possible! The girls all did a fantastic

METALS ‘R’ US

YOUR ONE STOP METAL SUPPLIER

85 Gloria McCluskey Ave.,
Dartmouth, NS B3B 2Z3

Rodney Burns
President

Phone: 902-468-1112
Toll Free: 888-468-9344
Fax: 902-468-2464

Metals “R” Us has built a reputation as your “One Stop, Metal Shop” by focusing on supplying custom cut metals to our customers since 1997
Our mission is to supply the material our customers need upon demand.

PROPOSED QUARRY FOR MOUNT UNIACKE – INFORMATION AND FACTS

The following submissions come from us, the residents at large of Mount Uniacke, who are strongly opposed to the pending operation of a quarry in our backyards. We have done a lot of research and have gone to some expense to secure the information you will read here and on the Facebook page which has been set up for your convenience as well as on the Uniacke Newsletter website. For those of you who do not have computers, we share it here in the Uniacke Newsletter. Be it known that the views of the Municipality of East

TIPS FOR SENIORS TO AVOID HEAT ILLNESS AT HOME

(NC) While extremely hot weather can put everyone at risk, seniors are especially susceptible to conditions such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, fainting and swelling of the hands and feet. Left unchecked, heat-related illnesses can become
dangerous, even fatal.
In fact, seniors with the following conditions should be particularly careful about extreme heat this summer:
**breathing difficulties
**heart of kidney problems
**hypertension
**a mental illness such as depression or dementia
**Parkinson’s disease
If you or a senior in your care takes medication or has a health condition, ask your doctor or pharmacist if the heat or sun will affect

MOUNT UNIACKE COMMUNITY FLAG

flag
In view of the forthcoming 200th Anniversary of Uniacke, it would be desirable for all visitors and residents to see the Uniacke flag displayed at all local business facilities, public offices and private residences during the summer of 2015.
The Uniacke Flag was designed by the Uniacke District School students and teachers in 1994 and displayed during the 1995 celebrations at the Uniacke Estate with the Lieutenant Governor in attendance.
The professionally-manufactured flag can be obtained from the original producer at a reasonable