Thursday, May 20, 2010

Long Service Awards for Paramedics

A number of South Shore paramedics among 87 that were presented with long service awards by Health Minister Maureen MacDonald at a ceremony in Halifax yesterday. Among the recipients, John May of Bridgewater Martin Bell, Conquerall Bank; ,Allan Keddy, Blockhouse; Alan Cranton and Joe Gallant of New Germany, Mike Morton, Charleston Mill; Bruce Leaman and Gary Gehue of, Liverpool; Richard Baglole, Chester Basin; Gary Dares and Peter MacPherson, Mahone Bay and Jim Currie, Shelburne;
The Paramedic Long Service Award is based on years of service to Nova Scotia by paramedics and others who provide emergency health services.

Lunenburg County Life Centre joint council meeting

A 2012 end date is still the future for the Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre. Today the proposed construction budget and the three year operating budget was approved by Bridgewater and the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg. Chair of the Centre, Paul Belliveau says although they're three months behind on fundraising they still plan to stay on schedule with construction. Belliveau says they are still dealing with the federal government on getting the final details worked out.

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival

Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival President Marilyn Keddy says volunteers are excited about this year's 25th anniversary festival, following the launch of the performance schedule yesterday in Lunenburg. Two-time Juno Award-winner David Francey will headline this year's Folk Harbour Festival, which runs from August 5th to 8th. Matt Andersen, Old Man Luedecke, Connic Kaldor, and James Keelaghan share the Main Stage bill at the three-day event. The complete schedule of performers at this year's Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival can be found at