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HOLIDAY GREETINGS December 2018 Issue#51B Volume 22

December 2018 Issue#51B HOLIDAY GREETINGS Volume 22 Website

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Special Holiday Greetings • December 2018 • Volume 22, Issue 51B • 85 Centre St., Espanola • 705-869-6883

The Gift of Giving Christmas
Greetings
Give out of love, not obligation. From
Give when it’s least expected. Mother
Give without strings attached. May I
Give from your heart.
Give of yourself. Let’s be honest,we all love to receive a thoughtful or needed gift. It’s
Give to show that you care. nice to be cared about and appreciated but also, there’s no better
Give help without causing helplessness. feeling than when you have given that gift and you know you have
Give something that takes personal sacrifice. made someone else happy.And when I say gift, I don’t always mean
Give to make a difference. it has to be something purchased. It can be a donation of used
Give without keeping score. items you no longer need,your time,or even just a compliment. The
Give for no reason at all. definition of a gift is, “a thing given willingly to someone without
Give a little if you can’t give a lot. payment”. When I stop and think of my favourite gifts, it’s not
Give without attracting attention to yourself. the expensive things that come to mind, it’s the gifts given with
Give without being asked. meaning and sentiment. Our theme for the Christmas issue this
Give of your experience. year is the “Gift of Giving”, which made us all think about how we
Give to those who need it most. give during the holiday season. I made it a personal goal a couple
years ago to donate in some way, to at least 3 causes/charities at
Christmas time, and I can honestly say that makes me happier
and more fulfilled than anything I buy and put under the tree. I
want to personally thank all of you for you kind words over the
years. It’s nice to hear you enjoy a recipe or, “you have a drawer full
of cut out recipes”, it makes it all worthwhile. Merry Christmas to
all our readers! May the gift of love, the gift of peace and the gift of
happiness be yours at Christmas.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas MHaeprrpyyaCNnhderwistYmeaasr
and a safe, healthy and propersous New Year! BJoonyneueextANnonëéle

Mayor, Council and Staff
for the Town of Espanola

ONTARIO CANADA Carol Hughes, MP/députée Michael Mantha, MPP/député

Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing Algoma-Manitoulin
[email protected] [email protected]

Merry Christmas Around & About December 2018 Page 2 www.aroundandabout.ca

Nicky Lamothe-Maurice
— Publisher…
This year we decided to theme our holiday
issue“the Gift of Giving”. I am never surprised at
how generous our communities are! People in these
parts are GIVERS. They simply want to help and make
other people happy. Be it from the variety of telethons,or
when disasterstrikes the PEOPLE step up and Give. I am so
very proud to be part of a team of people that are no different.
When it is said there is no “I“ in team believe me “I” believe it
The gift of giving comes in many forms. Sometimes you give
unknowingly, for example—We try to support our local community
and surrounding area as much as we can. We donate to the Lions Club
and other groups who in turn help those in the community who need
a helping hand. We give our time and resources to groups and service
clubs who need a little bit of help throughout the year.
We promote as much as we can the wonderful activities that bring
economic growth to local businesses and groups in the Espanola,
Massey and surrounding areas. The gift to give doesn’t always mean
items of monetary value. It can be listening and helping to solve
issues big and small. It can be spreading the word when budgets don’t
exist. A gift isn’t always something you hold in your hand—it can be
something that brings you happiness, health and fortitude.
We are PROUD Northern Ontarians that face challenges in our region
such as extreme weather conditions that can wreak havoc on our
service providers.We appreciate the gift of understanding that comes
from our clients who know how special our little communities are!
From myself and the staff of Around&About PaperWorks team we
want to wish you the gift that gives you the most joyous, wonderful
Christmas and holiday season ever.

Merry Christmas & Happy NewYear --Joyeux Noël & BonneAnnée--
Minoganawaamdig Niibaanaamaang miinwaa Nimkoodaading.”

As we enter our 40th year, we realize this
milestone was made possible by the support of
clients, friends, and associates like you.

We offer our thanks, and wish you much peace
and great joy during this holiday season and
throughout the New Year.

140 Barber Street, Espanola ON P5E 1S4
P: 705-869-2171 F: 705-869-5063

Joyeux Temps des Fetes Around & About December 2018 Page 3

CATHOLIC: A poor orphan girl named Maria
Was walking to market one day
Paroisse St. Jude Parish, Espanola – December 24 – She stopped for a rest by the roadside
4:00 p.m. Family Mass (bilingual); Where a bird with a broken wing lay
6:00 p.m. - (French); A few moments passed till she saw it
8:00 p.m. - (English); For its feathers were covered with sand
But soon clean and wrapped it was traveling
St. Lawrence the Martyr Catholic Church, Webbwood – In the warmth of Maria’s small hand
Mass December 25 at 9:00 a.m. She happily gave her last peso
On a cage made of rushes and twine
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Massey - She fed it loose corn from the market
Mass December 24 at 7:00 p.m. And watched it grow stronger with time
Now the gift giving service was coming
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Walford – And the church shone with tinsel and light
Mass December 24 at 9:00 p.m. And all of the town folks brought presents
To lay by the manger that night
St. Sebastien Parish, Spanish - December 24 at 10:00 p.m. There were diamonds and incense and perfumes

ANGLICAN CHURCH: In packages fit for a king
But for one ragged bird in a small cage
St. George’s Anglican Church, Espanola - Blue Christmas
December 17 at 7:00 p.m.; Pageant December 23 at Maria had nothing to bring
10:30 a.m.; December 24 at 7:00 p.m. She waited ‘til just before midnight

PENTECOSTAL: So no one would see her go in
And crying she knelt by the manger
Queensway Pentecostal Church, Espanola – December 23
at 10:30 a.m.; December 24 at 6:00 p.m. For her gift was unworthy of Him
Then a voice spoke to her through the darkness
UNITED CHURCH:
“Maria, what brings you to me?
Espanola United Church, Espanola - December 24 at 7:00 If the bird in the cage is your offering,
p.m.
Open the door and let me see.”
St. Andrew’s United Church, Massey – December 24 at Though she trembled, she did as He asked her
7:00 p.m.
And out of the cage the bird flew
BAPTIST: Soaring up into the rafters

Calvary Baptist Church, Espanola - December 23 at 10:30 On a wing that had healed good as new
a.m.; December 24 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Candle Light Just then the midnight bells rang out
Service, please bring candle. And the little bird started to sing
A song that no words could recapture
Riverside Enterprises Whose beauty was fit for a king
& 4 Seasons Septic Now Maria felt blessed just to listen

To that cascade of notes sweet and long
As her offerings was lifted to heaven
By the very first nightingale’s song

Christmas Dinner

Join Us For Free Christmas Dinner - The
Lighthouse Free Christmas Dinner will be
held at the Espanola Legion, on
December 25 at 4:30 p.m. Everyone
welcome. RSVP by calling
(705)869-1648

Feliz Navidad Around & About December 2018 Page 4

Christmas Breakfast Pizza THANK YOU FOR

Ingredients: SEEING US!

• 1 lb ground pork sausage All signs point to a wonderful season,
• 8oz. package Pillsbury And your kind patronage is the reason;
So let us make one thing perfectly clear--
crescent roll dough We're grateful for your seeing us this past year!
• 8oz. shredded marble cheese
• 6 eggs Hospital & Health L'Hôpital Régional et le
• ½ cup milk Centre, Management, Centre de Santé d'Espanola,
• ½ tsp salt you and your family a la direction, le personnel et
• ¼ tsp pepper healthy, happy and safe les divers conseils souhaitent
holiday season. All the
(This is the basic recipe,you can best in the New Year! à vous et les vôtres, un
add any vegetables/ meats that you Joyeux Noël et un temps des
like to the first step.) fêtes sain et sauf. Bonne et

Christmas Eve Heureuse Année à tous!
1. Cook sausage over medium heat until

crumbly and browned, approximately 5-7 minutes. Drain and cool.
2. Grease a 9x13 baking dish, line with crescent roll dough to cover the

bottom forming the “crust”.
3. Evenly distribute sausage and cheese over dough. Cover the baking

dish with wrap and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.

Christmas Morning
4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
5. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour the egg

mixture over the sausage and cheese that you prepared the night before.
6. Bakecoveredfor20minutesinpreheatedoven.Removecover,reduceheat

to 325 degrees F and bake until egg is set, approximately 15-25 minutes.

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• Toque
• Texting gloves
• Ear buds
• Face masks
• Nail polish
• Bath bombs
• lnkjoy gel pens
• Pop sockets
• Bluetooth speaker
• Makeup/brushes
• Portable charger
• Fast food gift card
• Perfume/cologne
• Candy/chocolate
• Adult colouring book
• Sports/novelty socks
• Biore nose/face strips
• ltunes/Google play card
• Water colour pencil crayons
• Mr. sketch scented markers
• USB car adapter/charging cables

Felices Pascuas Around & About December 2018 Page 5

Trim edW thAW sh If you could give one gift to
Here’s hoping your holiday is the world what would it be?
a cut above the rest! We
loved every minute of serving Crystal -Iwouldgivethegiftofkindness
you this year, thanks! and consideration. This means being
kind to both yourself and others. Hold
From all of us at that door open for the person behind
you, compliment a stranger and don’t be
(705) 869-0011 so hard on yourself,you are Amazing!

Think fresh. Eat fresh. 116 Center St. Espanola Murielle - Smiles ! A smile is a powerful
tool. The power of a smile can save a life,
stop a suicide,help a depressed person,tell
an elderly person there is a reason to live,
help a child or adult in the center of chaos
and offers hope in the midst of poverty.

Rayann - Happiness! I would love to give
the gift of happiness to everyone. Life can
behardandfullofstress,thereisnodenying
that; butwe only have one shot at this life.I
would love for people to make time to do
the things that make them happy and/
or to change the things that are making
them unhappy. I’m a firm believer that
positive energyattracts positive things

PJ - Empathy! If we could all pay closer
attention to our friends,family,strangers,
our actions and how they affect everyone,
how we interact with our land, our goals
and dreams, how much better things
would be. It could make all the difference in
the world! Also Common Sense! Because
in today’s world it is a superpower!

SENDING OUR BEST

To our neighbors, customers, Wishing you a very merry season
associates and friends, we offer and a Happy New Year.
Thank you for
our warm wishes for the very your continued
best Christmas season, ever! support.

Thank you for choosing us. 801 Centre Street, Espanola, ON P5E 1T3

[email protected] 705-869-3807
www.canadiantire.ca
Steve Donnelly Over 15 years experience locally

Felices Fiestas Around & About December 2018 Page 6

FROM
THE STAFF AT

ESPANOLA 705-869-1041
NAIRN CENTRE 705-869-5959 • CHAPLEAU 705-864-9033

Joyeux Noel Around & About December 2018 Page 7

Kids Coupons For Parents

This card is good for me
doing the dishes 1 time!

To:
From:

STORE HOURS: This card is good for 1
meal made by me!
Dec 16 10-5 Dec 26 10-4
Dec 17/18/19 8-6 Dec 27 8-8 To:
Dec 20/21 8-9 Dec 28 8-9 From:
Dec 22 8-6 Dec 29 8-6
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Dec 24 8-5 Dec 31 8-6 feed the animals 1 time
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Meilleurs Voeux Around & About December 2018 Page 8

Christmas The Grinch
Tree Slime Christmas
Ornament
Ingredients:

• 1 Bottle of Elmer’s clear glue You will need:
• Sparkles- any colour
• Green Food Colouring • Clear plastic bulb
• Sequins- multiple colours/ shapes ornament.
• ½ tsp Baking Soda
• ¼ cup water • Pompoms in a
• 1tbsp saline solution variety of
• 2-3 drops peppermint extract/ oil different greens,
textures and sizes.
In a bowl add clearglue,sparkles,2-3 drops peppermint extract/ oil and • Red and black oil-
sequins, mix well. based markers.
In a separate containeradd waterand baking soda,stiruntil dissolved.
Combine the 2 mixtures. Add 1 tbsp saline solution and mix, slime Remove the top ofyour plastic bulb and fill with a mixture of the green
should pull apart from the bowl. pompoms.

Put the top back on and use the red marker to paint a red heart onto
the front of the ornament. Outline the heart with dots using your
black marker.

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FOR Amy Best ♦ Peter Best
YOUR
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Telephone: 705-869-0955 Fax: 705-869-4414
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for a holiday filled with
Season’s Greetings Around & About December 2018
harmony, joy and prosperity.
From staff & management at TD.

Come in to see us for a free
financial checkup.

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57 Queensway, Espanola, P5E 1H9 705-869-1826 “Happiness doesn’t result from what we get,
but from what we give.” Ben Carson. It’s a message to
Sweet Tidings to you! remember this Christmas season. It’s easy to get caught up
in the relentless quest to get ahead, so perhaps it’s no
It’s been a real treat for us to serve people like you! surprise that fewer and fewer of us are donating money or
volunteering time these days; which is a shame. Studies
Merry Christmas and many thanks! show giving boosts happiness- the very act of giving
gives us personal satisfaction.
Farquhars Dairy – The giving of gifts is ingrained in our culture; we give gifts to other people
The Name of Quality to show that we care. There’s an expectation that we swap gifts at certain
in the North! times, Christmas being the most obvious one and this can be hard to live
242 Centre Street Espanola, ON Canada P5E 1G2 up to. The cost of Christmas can lead to financial hangover that lingers for
months. But let’s not get too Scroogey about it all. Many of us actually enjoy
Filled With Our Gratitude picking out the perfect present for those closest to us. So we need to
We’re hoping your holiday season is an equal mix of consider smarter giving. Here are some tips for giving well, while avoiding
harmony and joy. We take this opportunity to getting totally caught up in the madness.
thank you for your trust and continuous support Have a plan - If you care about buying local, recycled or quality items that
last for years rather than cheap mass-produced items, then you should
801 McKinnon drive - 705-862-7000 continue doing this at Christmas. Also, giving doesn’t always mean having to
buy something. A truly personalized gift wins over a purchased gift any day.
Put together a photo album, bake delicious treats, or make coupons for
services such as a night of babysitting or a spring clean of the entire house;
the more creative and thoughtful, the better.
Involve others - A “no unnecessary presents’ agreement with friends and
family often leads to sighs of relief all around and a shorter Christmas
shopping list. If you have children talk to them about their expectations
and what you consider reasonable. The same applies to the rest of your
family. In large families buying presents can get out of hand. Make a pact with
loved ones on whether you will buy each other gifts and how much you will
spend. Christmas is a time for giving and sharing, but you don’t have to give
more than you have.
Mix it up - Instead of the traditional free-for- all of gift giving, you might want
to introduce a Secret Santa-style exchange. Rather than having every single
person buy a present for everyone else, draw names randomly. Another
idea is to make a game of buying presents on Boxing Day, you’ll get bargain
prices and limit the frenzy. Of course you can ditch the gifts outright, plan a
game night and throw a large potluck meal for all.

Keep track of your spending - Start by making a list and sticking to it. Who
are you buying gifts for and what’s your budget for each? Work out how
much you have to spend and then put that money aside. If you only use that
allotted money, you won’t end up overspending.
Prepare in advance - Get organized early for next Christmas. Purchase gifts
throughout the year so that you can take advantage of sales and/or set aside
money each month in a savings account specifically for Christmas. Do your
research to find the best price for items on your shopping list and keep an

eye out daily for deals. Do not leave your Christmas shopping until the
last minute or you’ll not only be forced to battle crowds and find slim
pickings but the pressure most likely will make you spend more than
you intended to.

Ultimately, the holiday season is about spending time with
the people we care most about, especially if we don’t see
them as often as we’d like during the year. Keeping that
in mind, you can’t go far wrong.

All the Best! Around & About December 2018 Page 10

To get in the Christmas spirit why not spend time with Our Valued Friends
your family on this fun Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt? & Customers

Bring this list with you and take the kids on a drive to look at all the Sending our best wishes for a
beautiful lights. Your family can vote to determine their favourite display merry and bright Christmas.

and award the winner with you family’s “Annual Best Lights Award”. (705) 869-4880 129 Tudhope St, Espanola, ON P5E 1S6
Deliver homemade cookies to the lucky winners, who I’m sure will be
What’s the special of the day?
surprised and delighted to be acknowledged for their hard work. It’s our warm wishes for a great holiday.
We enjoyed every minute of serving you.
House With White Lights Only A Display With Music
Twinkling Lights Snowflake Light Please drop by again, soon!
Snowman Angel
Sleigh Community Christmas Tree
Elves Stocking
Santa On The Roof Merry Christmas Sign
Nativity Scene “Joy”
Inflatable Santa Clause Nutcracker
Candy Canes Train
Star Decorated Lamp Post
Wrapped Presents Green Lights
Blue Lcicle Lights Red Bow
Rudolph Tree Inside A Windows
Snow Globe Santa And Mrs Claus

B W h t th
B Folk roun

As we ring in another holiday
season, we’d like to share our
best wishes to all of the ne

folks who have helped us
ourish through the years.

Merry Christmas!

Escape to Serenity
453 Second Ave, Espanola ON 705-869-0505

HERE'S HOPING Corrina, Carmen, Tania and Charline
EVERYTHING RUNS
SMOOTHLY FOR YOU THIS (705) 869-0674 [email protected]
HOLIDAY SEASON. With Well Wishes! Around & About December 2018

WE APPRECIATE YOUR
CHOOSING US AND

THANK YOU FOR YOUR
CONTINUED BUSINESS.

B & D Auto
Licenced Mechanics

Bryan Sturdy & Dale Leeson

Co-Owners

51 MAIN ST, BOX 10 WEBBWOOD ON P0P 2G0

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All the Best! Around & About December 2018 Page 12

Purse Give Back Greetings of
the Season
Have a spare bag athomeyou don’twant?!
Fill it with snacks, sanitary & hygiene There may be a chill in the
products. Next time you see a homeless air, but our hearts are
woman, give it to her. warmed by thoughts of our
many good friends and
Rudolph Punch neighbors at this special
time of year. Thanks, folks!
• 2 cups cranberry juice Garnish:
ESPANOLA
• 1 cup ginger ale • Green sugar Corner of Second/Avery SELF-STORAGE
(Behind Car Wash)
• 2 cups orange juice • 1 Lime

• 1 orange

Rudolph noses (frozen whole cranberries)

1.Cut the lime into wedges and the orange into rounds and slice in half.
2. Add the liquid ingredients to a large punch bowl or pitcher.
3. Toss the orange slices into the punch as garnish.
4. Use a wedge of lime to wet the rim of a glass. Dip the glass into a

shallow dish filled with green sugar.
5. Pourinto the rimmed glass and add a frozen cranberry(Rudolph nose).

Christmas Cookie Cans

Everyone loves Christmas cookies and loves to receive them. Make a cookie
container for them from a Pringles can. You can make them any style you
want;elegant orcute and sparkly.It’s easy,it’s creative,it looks amazing,and
it’s a perfect fit for cookies.You can also fill them with nuts and bolts, caramel
corn or Christmas Trail Mix.Your friends and neighbors will love this!

CHRISTMAS COOKIE CANS

• Pringles can ESPANOLA
• Scrapbook paper ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR-39
• Glue or double-sided tape (hot glue
SSerevrivninggOOuurr BBeessttWWisihsheses
if you are using thick card stock) We’re reserving our thanks and best wishes for
• Ribbon and embellishments great friends and customers like you. Thanks for
• Cookies or any kind bringing so much happiness to our table this year.
of filling that works. We really appreciate your kindness and support,
and we wish you a very happy holiday season!
Start by emptying your Pringles can. (And
eat the chips.) Wipe it out. Cut your paper
to fit the can. You can use one pattern of
paper or two. Wrap it around your Pringles
can and tape or glue it in place.

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Best Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are perfect to make the day before
holiday dinners. I made them the day before Thanksgiving
and itgave me one less thing toworryaboutthe dayof.Afterpreparing
place a casserole dish and allow to cool.Coverwith foil and place in the
fridge. The next day remove from the fridge, allow it to come to room
temperature, add the butter to the top and bake low until warmed
through. Of course they also can be baked right away.

Best Mashed Potatoes

• 5 pounds Russet potatoes
(peeled and diced)
• 1/2 cup Butter (divided)
• 4 oz Cream cheese (1/2 a block)
• 1/2 cup Half and Half
• 1/2 cup Milk
• 1/2 teaspoon Seasoning salt
• 1/2 teaspoon Pepper

Add peeled and diced potatoes to a pot and cover with water. Bring
to a boil, reduce heat, and allow to simmer for 20-25 minutes until
potatoes are tender. Drain your potatoes and then return them to the
pot. Return pot with potatoes to the stove on low heat. Add 5 tbsp of
butter and cream cheese to the pot and start mashing. Once creamy,
slowly add half and half and milk. Add just a little at a time until you
get the consistency that you want. Keep mashing then add seasoning
salt and pepper.Stirand place in a casserole dish.Add remaining 3 tbsp
of butter to the top and bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until
butter is melted and potatoes are warm.

705-869-2687

800 Centre Street Espanola
Espanola Mall

WHITEWISHING YOCUHA RISTMAS With wishes warm and bright
to all of our friends this holiday

season. We appreciate your
trust in us and look forward to

seeing you again, soon.

All the Best! Around & About December 2018 Page 14

Reverse Advent Calendar

Add a new item to the box every
day. Donate the box filled with
goodies to the food bank on
Christmas Eve.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About
“A Charlie Brown Christmas”
1. Initially, networks weren’t
interested in a Charlie Brown
Christmas special.

2. There is no laugh track, which
was uncommon at the time.

3. Animator Bill Melendez
provided the voice of Snoopy.

4. But the other members of the 8. The iconic jazz music in the
Peanuts gang were voiced by special was created by the Vince
actual kids. Guaraldi Trio.

5. There were a lot of concerns 9. “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
about Linus’ “True Meaning of Stamps printed and available in
Christmas” speech. the USA

6. The special debuted second in
the ratings for that night.

7. The youngest voice actor was 10. The 50th anniversary special

just six years old. will be hosted by Kristen Bell.

With Well Wishes! Around & About December 2018 Page 15

For Seniors

Serving you has been a real Coming up with gift ideas for
treat for us, and we look grandparents or elderly parents
forward to sharing more good can be challenging for many
times with you in the New Year. people. Most grandparents have
gTenhearnokussfsourpypoourrt. more stuff than they could possibly
We wish you and yours a ever use. There is nothing they need
very Merry Christmas! and very little that they want. So,
what do you give someone who has
ESPANOLA - LIVELY almost everything? Here are some
gift giving suggestions to get you
T Our Espanol , M se started. These gifts are perfect not
& Surroundin Communit Client only for Christmas but any
B W h t yo an your famili occasion.

throug th Holida Se o • Prepare several of their favourite meals and freeze them in
Fro th Sta of RBC portions so they can take them out easily and only have to
re-heat them. If they live close to you, you can make a gift
W Loo forwar t our certi cate inviting them for one dinner a month at your home
digita journe i 2019 for a year. Offer to pick them up and drive them home too.

• Many older people have hobbies they love. If Grandma likes
crafts; put together a gift basket with a hot glue gun, scissors,
glue sticks etc.You can do the same for Grandpa and his
favourite hobbies. If he/she is not able to enjoy these hobbies
anymore (like shing or gol ng), get a subscription to a related
magazine.

• Some people may feel that gift vouchers are impersonal, but
older generations welcome them. They are useful and
clutter-free gifts, perfect for people on a fixed income. Pre-paid
cards for a favourite restaurant or the grocery store is always a
good idea. Other businesses that you may not expect to offer
gift certificates are; Veterinarians, Pharmacies, Hairdressers, Pet
Food Store, to name a few.

• Pay their newspaper or Cable bill

• Take their car for a wash and wax

• Pay someone to do their shoveling or yard work.

• Pay someone to clean their house every week

• Donation to a church, or health organization in their name

• Your time is the most precious gift you can give- creating a
Family Memories Photo Album together is a creative
and interesting way to visit your
parents or grandparents. Take
a blank photo album, a handful
of photos and a listening
ear to their home.

Meilleurs Voeux Around & About December 2018 Page 16





Gift Exchange Dice Game To all my valued clients,
warmest wishes at Christmas.
• Have everyone sit in a circle with their wrapped gift in their lap. Thanks for your on going support

• Givethedicetoonepersoninthecircleandtellthemtoroll (705) 869-0248 120 Tudhope St. Espanola
the dice and follow the instructions that correspond with the
number they roll. For example, if they roll a 6 everyone would To all our clients, friends & family
pass the gift to the right, roll an 8 and everyone passes to the left.
Season's Greeting
• Go around the circle allowing everyone to roll the dice two
times (or however many you choose). and may the New Year be filled
with Happiness & Prosperity.
• Once the dice have gone around the circle twice,you will We look forward to seeing you in 2019
keep the gift that is in your hands.
Staff & Management

Pond Hockey Customers Like You Lift
Would like to give thanks to the Our Spirits All Year Long!
following sponsors for a great year!
Thanks for making 2018 so
much fun for us. We look
forward to taking care of
you in the New Year.

Happy Holidays &
Best Wishes!

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Wishing everyone a wonderful holiday
season and a safe and happy New Year!


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