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Eleanor Geen

This year’s recipient of the Arnold Award is Alexandra McAllister, a recent graduate of George Elliot Secondary School in Lake Country. The Award was presented by Eleanor Geen, vice-president of […]... [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 […]... [Continue Reading]

My grandfather1, John Brixton, was called The Colonel. No one really knows why, but it is likely because he resembled the picture of the sailor on “Players Tobacco” tins. Actually, […]... [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 […]... [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 […]... [Continue Reading]