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Anne Land

As you might expect from a 100-year-old, Anne Land1 takes the long view on certain things. And one of them is the railway referendum now underway in Lake Country, where she has lived virtually her entire life. The centenarian, who... [Continue Reading]

“National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s volunteers. NVW 2015 takes place April 12-18.” “A volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake: its effect has a direct impact. At the same time, like ripples,... [Continue Reading]

On Saturday May 17th friends, family and neighbours will gather to wish Anne Land a very happy 100th birthday. One of Lake Country’s most prominent citizens was born on May 20th, 1914. Anne is pretty unique because she has essentially lived... [Continue Reading]

April 29, 2013: e-mail to Mits Hikichi, son of Rainbow Ranche (Lake Country) Foreman Sam Hikichi, from Laura Neame, archivist of Lake Country Museum and Archives. Hello Mits Hikichi, We are hoping you can shed some light on a mystery.... [Continue Reading]

I visited the United Church-sponsored thrift shop the other day and when I opened the back door I was greeted by a veritable “Santa’s workshop” of folks, sorting, labelling and displaying all manner of donated items. What tremendous value they... [Continue Reading]

The new display mounted at the District of Lake Country municipal offices coordinates with Communities in Bloom. The display case highlights Gardening, Part of Lake Country’s History. Museum artifacts on display include a hand sprayer by Green Cross, two hand... [Continue Reading]

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead. Members of the Lake Country community have a history of community involvement and at the... [Continue Reading]