Research partnership harvests plentiful results
Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 04:45 AM
Orillia Packet and Times
Over the past few months, students at Orillia’s Lakehead University, as part of an innovative project with a local plastics company, have learned the value of field studies — in a field adjacent to the University Avenue campus.
Under the leadership of Lakehead professor Chris Murray and Derek Rynard of EcoPoly Solutions, a 100-by-100-foot trial farm was cultivated at the campus to test a groundbreaking plastic mulch developed by the local company. Coupled with lab results,...
Special Council Meeting - September 30, 2013
Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 04:30 AM
A Special Meeting of Council regarding Tax Appeals will be held on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:45 p.m. in the Council Chamber of the Orillia City Centre.
Further information is available by contacting:
Office of the City Clerk
3rd Floor, City Centre, 50 Andrew St. S
705-325-1311, or email@example.com.
Carving a preview of Orillia’s Culture Days
Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:30 AM
Can’t wait for Culture Days? Get a sneak peek of the upcoming event with celebrated sculptor Karen Brodie at a preview workshop Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. in Ramara Township.
Brodie, a second generation sculptor and artist whose work is featured in the National Library of Canada among other places, will host a mini soapstone symposium at her studio as a teaser for the much-anticipated Culture Days weekend Sept. 27-29.
Participants will learn about the basic materials, tools and techniques...
Order of Orillia to recognize three worthy volunteers
Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:30 PM
Three volunteers who have served the Orillia community for more than a decade are being awarded the 2013 Order of Orillia at a special ceremony before Council on Sept. 30.
What: 2013 Order of Orillia presentation ceremony
Photo opportunity available
When: Monday Sept. 30, 2013
Small reception begins at 6 p.m. in the hallway outside of Council Chamber.
(All are welcome to attend)
Where: Council Chamber
50 Andrew St. S.
The Order of Orillia recognizes individuals and groups...
Annual Fall Leisure Fair a one-stop shop
Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 08:00 AM
Stop by the City of Orillia Parks, Recreation and Culture Department’s annual Fall Leisure Fair on Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 at Rotary Place and make recreation and culture a part of your fall routine.
“The annual Fall Leisure Fair is an excellent opportunity to get more information on sports, recreation and leisure activities available in Orillia this fall and winter. This is a one-stop shop for programs to suit every age and interest,” said Mayor Angelo Orsi.
Attendees can register for courses and...