Scholarships Reward Youth In Skilled Trades
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 05:30 AM
The Orillia Manufacturers’ Association (OMA) is proud to have awarded the first annual OMA Scholarships to two talented young students this month. Orillia area residents Matthew Telford and Avery Konda were the first recipients of the new annual OMA Scholarship Program which seeks to honour students who have chosen to pursue a manufacturing related career.
“Our membership wanted to assist and encourage youth to enter skilled trades,” said Stephanie Stanton, President of the OMA, “The support for this...
Promote arts and culture in Orillia during Culture Days this September
Posted on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 06:30 AM
For immediate release (July 30, 2013) – Contribute to Orillia’s cultural experience by registering a local event for Culture Days, a national celebration of arts and culture, taking place Sept. 27-29, 2013.
Orillia is joining hundreds of cities across Canada in providing residents and visitors free opportunities to discover and experience all aspects of local culture. Culture Days, which was launched nationally in 2009, invites artists and cultural organizations to provide free interactive, behind...
Notice of Passing of Zoning By-law Amendment re: 595 West Street South (Trombly’s Tackle Box)
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013 09:45 AM
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the City of Orillia passed By-law Number 2013-103 on the 18th day of July, 2013 under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P. 13, as amended.
AND TAKE NOTICE THAT only individuals, corporations and public bodies may appeal a Zoning By-law to the Ontario Municipal Board. A Notice of Appeal may not be filed by an unincorporated association or group. However, a Notice of Appeal may be filed in the name of an individual who is a member...
Seven groups receive grants as part of City’s $35,000 funding program for 2013
Posted on Thursday, July 25, 2013 08:15 AM
For immediate release (July 25, 2013) – The City awarded $10,750 to seven local organizations in the second installment of Orillia’s 2013 grants program on July 25, 2013.
“The City’s grant program is our way of helping local groups who contribute in so many positive ways to the Orillia community,” said Mayor Angelo Orsi. “Today’s recipients expressed how grateful they were for the City’s continued support.”
The City’s 2013 grants budget is $35,000. To date, $21,500 has been awarded to 13 groups in...
Yoga and Kindness proves to be a successful combination
Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 06:15 AM
A competitive runner and triathlete as well as successful chiropractor, Sue Sinclair couldn’t imagine a life without her family, friends and those three passions that defined her life.
But a devastating back injury in 2005 – an injury that produced chronic pain, which led to loss of leg function, an inability to sleep and depression – changed everything.
“I always knew that, as a chiropractor, there was a high risk of occupation-related back pain,” Sinclair says. “But when this happened, it challenged...