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  • Senior killed crossing road
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 4 Oct 2006, p. 3     An elderly Georgetown man was killed while crossing the road in front of his 5 Sideroad home Monday afternoon. Dead is Hermann Vogt, 82, of Concession 6. Halton Police say at approximately 2:40 p.m. Vogt was hit by a westbound vehicle near the Fifth Line. Paramedics responded to the accident ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 4 Oct 2006, p. 3   An elderly Georgetown man was killed while crossing the road in front of his 5 Sideroad home Monday afternoon. Dead is Hermann Vogt, 82, of Concession 6. Halton Police say ...
  • Seniors' centres appeal to Town for help
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 24 Jan 2007, 3, 1     Executives of the town's two seniors' centres came to Halton Hills budget committee's public night last week with their hands out, but each for different reasons. Citing age and physical limitations that has put a crimp in fundraising efforts since 2003, a financially-strapped Georgetown Seniors ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 24 Jan 2007, 3, 1   Executives of the town's two seniors' centres came to Halton Hills budget committee's public night last week with their hands out, but each for different reasons. Citing age and physical ...
  • Seniors' centres appeal to Town for help
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 24 Jan 2007, 1, 3     Executives of the town's two seniors' centres came to Halton Hills budget committee's public night last week with their hands out, but each for different reasons. Citing age and physical limitations that has put a crimp in fundraising efforts since 2003, a financially-strapped Georgetown Seniors ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 24 Jan 2007, 1, 3   Executives of the town's two seniors' centres came to Halton Hills budget committee's public night last week with their hands out, but each for different reasons. Citing age and physical ...
  • New Georgetown Seniors co-ordinator seeks members' input on new program ideas
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 8 Dec 2006, p. 17     We have our new co-ordinator at last. I sat down with her for a few words. Please give a warm welcome to Kristen Bradley. Kristen comes from Oakville where she lives with her husband and 16-month-old daughter. She has always wanted to work in a community program such as a ...
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 8 Dec 2006, p. 17   We have our new co-ordinator at last. I sat down with her for a few words. Please give a warm welcome to Kristen Bradley. Kristen comes from Oakville where she ...
  • Florence becomes fashionable
    Newspaper  FLORENCE RIEHL, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Nov 2006, p. 11     Like a flash of lightning October disappeared. The beautiful colours of fall are lying on the ground waiting for a day, when it doesn't rain or snow, to be raked up. It was a wet and dreary month but we can be glad we didn't have to shovel. Ghosts and ...
    Newspaper  FLORENCE RIEHL, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Nov 2006, p. 11   Like a flash of lightning October disappeared. The beautiful colours of fall are lying on the ground waiting for a day, when it doesn't rain or snow, to be raked ...
  • Dave Dodgson to lead Acton Seniors Centre again in 2006
    Newspaper  Conroy, Julie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Mar 2006, p. 29     The Acton Seniors Recreation Centre's Annual General Meeting on February 28th was well attended. In fact, a record 65 members were present. Mayor Rick Bonnette brought greetings from the Town of Halton Hills and commented on some of our achievements over the past year. He said he especially enjoyed ...
    Newspaper  Conroy, Julie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Mar 2006, p. 29   The Acton Seniors Recreation Centre's Annual General Meeting on February 28th was well attended. In fact, a record 65 members were present. Mayor Rick Bonnette brought greetings from the Town ...
  • Georgetown Seniors Centre goes green Tuesday
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Mar 2006, p. 23     Be sure to be wear'n your green when you come to the St. Patrick's Day luncheon on Tuesday, March 14. I wonder if we will have Irish Stew? Have you ever found yourself in need of baby gift? You should try the craft table at the Centre. It has beautiful ...
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Mar 2006, p. 23   Be sure to be wear'n your green when you come to the St. Patrick's Day luncheon on Tuesday, March 14. I wonder if we will have Irish Stew? Have you ...
  • First Monday of the month
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 7     There are rites of passage that come with certain birthdays, and they all have varying degrees of impact as we cross those milestones. Some are more memorable than others, while others are totally lost without so much as a whimper of recollection. I'll never forget when I turned 21-- leading ...
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 12 Jan 2007, p. 7   There are rites of passage that come with certain birthdays, and they all have varying degrees of impact as we cross those milestones. Some are more memorable than others, while ...
  • Halton Region releases directory just for seniors
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 16 Mar 2007, p. 23     Seniors can find the information and services they need in the newly revised 2007 Halton Seniors Directory. The directory, created by Halton Region's Elder Services Advisory Committee (ESAC), provides seniors, and those who work with them, with access to vital programs and services in the ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 16 Mar 2007, p. 23   Seniors can find the information and services they need in the newly revised 2007 Halton Seniors Directory. The directory, created by Halton Region's Elder Services Advisory Committee (ESAC), provides seniors, ...
  • Georgetown Seniors Centre to hold AGM on February 13
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 17     Georgetown Seniors Centre Brrrrr! It is cold! I hope everyone wanting winter so badly is now happy. As for me I'm going to put my trust in Wiarton Willy and look for that early spring. Just had e-mail from a friend in Florida and I guess the weather there has ...
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 17   Georgetown Seniors Centre Brrrrr! It is cold! I hope everyone wanting winter so badly is now happy. As for me I'm going to put my trust in Wiarton Willy and ...
  • Georgetown Seniors Centre requires more board members
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 17 Jan 2007, p. 17     Happy New Year everyone. Have you already broken all those well-intended New Year's resolutions? Our main topic of conversation seems to be the weather. Granted it has been a very unusual winter. No matter where we look on the continent, the weather has been out of the ordinary. My feeling ...
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 17 Jan 2007, p. 17   Happy New Year everyone. Have you already broken all those well-intended New Year's resolutions? Our main topic of conversation seems to be the weather. Granted it has been a very ...
  • Acton Seniors Centre gears up for new season
    Newspaper  Conroy, Julie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 17 Jan 2007, p. 17     There are still a few members who haven't renewed their membership for 2007. The membership committee thanks everyone who has already done so as it saves them a lot of time making phone calls reminding people. We certainly can't blame the weather for stopping us getting out and about. There ...
    Newspaper  Conroy, Julie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 17 Jan 2007, p. 17   There are still a few members who haven't renewed their membership for 2007. The membership committee thanks everyone who has already done so as it saves them a lot of ...
  • SENIORS LIFESTYLES
Acton Seniors membership is at 307 Florence becomes fashionable
    Newspaper  JULIE CONROY, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Nov 2006, p. 11     The Halloween Dinner was well attended and a lot of imagination went into the costumes. It was hard to pick the best costume but first prize went to Eileen Dix (witch), second to Francis Hogenbirk (bag lady) and third was Billie Idzi (nun). Bill Fox and Barbara Bedard won door ...
    Newspaper  JULIE CONROY, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Nov 2006, p. 11   The Halloween Dinner was well attended and a lot of imagination went into the costumes. It was hard to pick the best costume but first prize went to Eileen Dix ...
  • Gallery breaks ground
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 20 Oct 2006, p. 9     The Gallery Bennett Village seniors residence held its official groundbreaking ceremony and barbecue Saturday and among those on hand for the celebration were, from left, land use committee member Linda Dawson, land use committee chair Ernie Bodnar, land use committee sales co-ordinator Paul ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 20 Oct 2006, p. 9   The Gallery Bennett Village seniors residence held its official groundbreaking ceremony and barbecue Saturday and among those on hand for the celebration were, from left, land use committee member Linda ...
  • SENIORS LIFESTYLES
Acton Seniors are looking for a promotional mascot
    Newspaper  Conroy, Julie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 7 Jul 2006, p. 10     Acton Seniors Centre We will still have cards on Thursday mornings and Euchre in the afternoons through the summer, but the hiking group is taking a break and will start up again in September. The Carpet Bowling/Bocci players are also taking a break for the summer, and the results of ...
    Newspaper  Conroy, Julie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 7 Jul 2006, p. 10   Acton Seniors Centre We will still have cards on Thursday mornings and Euchre in the afternoons through the summer, but the hiking group is taking a break and will start ...
  • SENIORS LIFESTYLES
Activities continue at the Georgetown Seniors Centre
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 7 Jul 2006, p. 10     Georgetown Seniors Centre The month of June was certainly a very busy one for seniors, especially the week of June 19-24. Regular activities held at the Centre were moved to the Gellert Centre so that visitors could see all the ways in which we can be active and perhaps provide ...
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 7 Jul 2006, p. 10   Georgetown Seniors Centre The month of June was certainly a very busy one for seniors, especially the week of June 19-24. Regular activities held at the Centre were moved to ...
  • Senior's exercising
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 16 Jun 2006, p. 4     Personal trainer Heinz Rusche was joined by Catherine Barrett and Doreen McIntyre as they did some wall pushups during the Fit & Fun Class at Acton Community Centre....
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 16 Jun 2006, p. 4   Personal trainer Heinz Rusche was joined by Catherine Barrett and Doreen McIntyre as they did some wall pushups during the Fit & Fun Class at Acton Community Centre....
  • Chatten caught off-guard with senior honour
    Newspaper  GAMBLE, CYNTHIA, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 30 Jun 2006, p. 9     Chatten caught off-guard with senior honour CYNTHIA GAMBLE Staff Writer Longtime Halton Hills councillor Ron Chatten was surprised at Monday's council meeting with the announcement he was the town's selection as 2006 Senior of the Year. On the initiative of several councillors, council nominated ...
    Newspaper  GAMBLE, CYNTHIA, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 30 Jun 2006, p. 9   Chatten caught off-guard with senior honour CYNTHIA GAMBLE Staff Writer Longtime Halton Hills councillor Ron Chatten was surprised at Monday's council meeting with the announcement he was the town's selection ...
  • ActiVan activates new bus
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 2 Jun 2006, p. 10     Acton resident Ron McKnight tried out the Town of Halton Hills new ActiVan bus recently at his Cook Street home. Assisting McKnight is Roger Clark, a bus driver for Tyler Transport who operates the bus on behalf of the Town. The new bus recently went into service and McKnight was ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 2 Jun 2006, p. 10   Acton resident Ron McKnight tried out the Town of Halton Hills new ActiVan bus recently at his Cook Street home. Assisting McKnight is Roger Clark, a bus driver for Tyler ...
  • Georgetown Seniors plan spring trips
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 31 Mar 2006, p. 16     Approximately 130 members, Irish or those wishn' they were, attended the St. Patrick's Luncheon on Tuesday, March 14. Lunch was prepared by Eleanor Murphy and Ann Flaherty and their kitchen team. Entertainment by the Band was cancelled due to illness among the band members. One of the healthy ones, ...
    Newspaper  Riehl, Florence, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 31 Mar 2006, p. 16   Approximately 130 members, Irish or those wishn' they were, attended the St. Patrick's Luncheon on Tuesday, March 14. Lunch was prepared by Eleanor Murphy and Ann Flaherty and their kitchen ...
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