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Lions Club of Merrickville Celebrates 65 years

Lions Club of Merrickville Celebrates 65 years

For 65 years the Lions Club of Merrickville have been a shining example of what it means to serve and build the foundation for a strong community. Happy anniversary to members past and present, and best wishes for the next 65 years! #WeServe

August 31, 2019

Admiral Sir Charles Kingsmill Plaque Unveiling

Admiral Sir Charles Kingsmill Plaque Unveiling

Congratulations to the Portland on the Rideau Historical Society for the unveiling of the commemorative plaque for Admiral Sir Charles Kingsmill. As a key figure in the birth of the Royal Canadian Navy, it’s fascinating that he lived here in our community and that his story will be reflected upon by generations to come.

August 31, 2019

Ride Along with the Brockville Police Service

Ride Along with the Brockville Police Service

I had the opportunity to ride with officers from the Brockville Police Service to help inform me of the challenges our city police face. We are so fortunate to have the dedicated and professional uniformed and civilian members of the BPS serving our community. #PartnersForASafeCommunity

August 30, 2019

Ontario Provincial Police Ride Along

Ontario Provincial Police Ride Along

It was a terrific experience to witness firsthand the professionalism of the officers with the Ontario Provincial Police. Thanks to Constable Craig Kelso and the officers on shift for their insights and most importantly, for their service.

 

August 30, 2019

Burnbrae Farms Visit

Burnbrae Farms Visit

It was egg-citing to meet with the folks at Burnbrae Farms and to hear about their industry leading animal care & their focus on being a sustainable agri-business. Their operation is supported by hundreds of hard working and knowledgeable employees who produce healthy products for Canadians. 🍳#GetCracking

August 15, 2019

Frontenac Arch Biosphere Foundation’s Nature Camp

Frontenac Arch Biosphere Foundation’s Nature Camp

It was a great opportunity to join Zac Wagman and the children participating in the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Foundation’s nature camp. Zac’s travelling coast to coast on a wooden bike as part of Project Learning Tree Canada’s Green Ride for Green Jobs. There are many exciting opportunities for youth such as forest management, conservation, wild life research, & environmental education.👩‍🌾👨‍🌾🌲🌿 🐢 🐍

August 14, 2019

Visit to the Brockville Public Library

Visit to the Brockville Public Library

It was a terrific visit to the Brockville Public Library with CEO Emily Farrell! We discussed programming, operations, and Emily helped me practice how to properly read aloud for a children’s group. We even enjoyed a salad made by the Tinker Lab: Grow program - made with herbs grown at the library! Emily and her team have created a great environment where residents can Engage, Evolve, and Experience!

August 14, 2019

Mike McNaughton Celebrating 25 Years in Business

Mike McNaughton Celebrating 25 Years in Business

This weekend Mike McNaughton celebrated 25 years in business withSpencerville Home Hardware. It was great to join MPP Steve Clark to congratulate Mike for his commitment to the community and to his staff.

August 12, 2019

Opening of Second Constituency Office

Opening of Second Constituency Office

Exciting to open a second constituency office for residents of Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands & Rideau Lakes today. Joined by my family, residents, & MPP Steve Clark, Warden Patrick Sayeau, and Municipality of North Grenville Mayor Nancy Peckford. Service locations and hours are available at www.michaelbarrettmp.ca - My team & I are here to serve!

August 12, 2019

Brayton Anniversary Celebration

Brayton Anniversary Celebration

It was terrific to join the hundreds of folks at the Brayton anniversary celebration this weekend! Congratulations to Earl & Barbara on their 60th and to Tom & Debbie on their 25th! Garry & Sharon Allen were also celebrating their 50th anniversary! Three impressive occasions for an incredible party!

August 07, 2019