Posted in Uncategorized on April 27, 2016|
Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, April 27, 2016. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-655-2341.
The Tavistock Braves’ new coaching staff includes, from the left: Assistant Coach Mike Albrecht, General Manager Bob Zehr, Head Coach Dan Kalbfleisch, Assistant General Manager Jordan Zehr, and Assistant Coach Andrew Witter.
Dr. Ken Hook (far left) addresses the group with Eugene Dufour, a STAR Family Health Team mental health worker.
Tavistock Men’s Club member Doug Shirray (left) thanks Lorne Lantz and Mark Erb following their presentation on Thursday, April 21.
The pastoral scene at SunnyCreek Farms southeast of Tavistock was a prime location for stray current to develop.
Who knows the story of the Lorax by Dr. Seuss? Students in Mrs. Kaster’s Grade 5 class at Tavistock Public School spent part of Earth Day on Friday making colourful truffle trees and plasticine replicas of the Lorax in their classroom. From the left are: Carling Schlosser, Aleigha Bontaine, Reegan Ziegler, Xuan En Tan, Logan Nieman Russell, Andrew Weitzel, Connor Roth, and Brooklyn Lange.
Above, from the left, cleaning up at Hickson School are Lucas Way, Logan Thomas, Kyle Stock, Josh Borden and Keeton Jones.
Above, from the left, Grade 6 students Daya Brar, Ruby Dyck Steinmann, Kate Louie, and Grade 7 students Nancy Bustamante and Shyanne Herlick.
JK students, Tessa MacLeod, Quinlan Demeester and Arianna Kaminski.
Grade 4 student Annabelle Hendry and Grade 3 student Landon Murdoch display their school project made from recycled marterials. Annabelle used pulleys and gears to build the structure with an elevator that could lift 200-300 grams. Landon built the bridge as a stable structure that could withstand 9,010 grams of weight.
Emmerson Pascal (left) and Tanya Moyer of Ontario Pole Inspection Inc. record the condition of all the hydro poles in Tavistock as part of a contract with Erie Thames Powerlines. Poles are inspected about every three years.
Residents at peopleCare, Tavistock, enjoyed a birthday tea in the nursing home’s dining room on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday last Thursday, April 21st. ileen Kotyk sports a tall fascinator.
Residents at peopleCare, Tavistock, enjoyed a birthday tea in the nursing home’s dining room on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday last Thursday, April 21st. Sporting their fascinators, above, Marjorie Fox is offered some tasty treats by staff member Lindsay Marsh.
Residents at peopleCare, Tavistock, enjoyed a birthday tea in the nursing home’s dining room on the occasion of Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday last Thursday, April 21st. Marie Kaufman gets her hat adjusted by Chaplain Will Kramer.
The Gold Medal Synchro III Team includes, from the left, in front: Debora Montgomery, Heidi Zeigler, Coach Tara Wilkins, Valerie MacDonald, Lisa Bartlett and Lynn Koot; 2nd row: Christy Coghill, Michelle Klein-Gletink, Tricia Hendry, Mary Rea Brennan, Sheri Bell-Witt, Teresa Weicker, Jennifer McArthur, Mary Evelyn Lather, back row: Charlene Radler, Katie McArthur, Krista DeWetering, Kylie Poole, Cheryl Dotzert, Lynsey McIntyre and Jennifer Lubbers.
The Silver Medal Synchro II Team includse, from the left, in front: Lori Hartman, Lisa Radford, Meghan Tallevi, Steph Lupton, Patti Fleming second row: Lindsay Zehr, Carolyn Quehl, Candy Adam, Barbara Blay, Jenna Zinken back row: Gwen Eadie, Justine Voll, Leanne Wood, Dawn Brokers, Jenn Currah, and Kendra Miller.
Other stories in this week’s edition:
- Opti-Mrs Silent Auction
- Grade 8 Camp Celtic fundraiser planned
- Crokinole News: Players develop travelling board
- HPHA Patient Experience Week: Every Voice Matters
- The Departed: Jean Zehr
- Huntingford ACW: Travelling Dinner
- TPS Open House and Spring Carnival
- Men’s Club April Meeting: Mark Erb – Against the Current
- EZT Council: Hickson/Innerkip Ball Parks get Improvement Funds
- EZT: Free Wood Chips
- Hickson students clean up for Earth Day
- Queen’s Birthday at peopleCare
- Princess Elizabeth W.I. holds 2016 annual meeting
- TCHI: Advance Care Planning Seminar
- Musical Moments students perform at Music Festivals
- A Trip Down Memory Lane: Tavistock Braves 1969-70
- Synchro Teams win gold and silver
- Earth Day at Brooksdale 4-H
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Posted in Uncategorized on April 20, 2016|
Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, April 20, 2016. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at email@example.com or call 519-655-2341.
Optimist Club of Tavistock Charter President Bruce Swartzentruber (left) and current President Eugene Bender at the 40th Anniversary celebration on April 15, 2016.
Charter members, from the left, Lyle Bender, Ken Ramseyer, Brian Wilhelm, Bruce Swartzentruber, Eugene Bender, Steve Bender, Brian Swartzentruber, Ken “Tooke” Zehr.
Emcee and Past Optimist International VP Lyle Bender.
East Zorra-Tavistock Mayor Don McKay congratulates Optimist President Eugene Bender.
Shakespeare Optimist president Frank Meconi congratulates Optimist President Eugene Bender.
Past Presidents attending the 40th Anniversary celebration on Friday, April 15th are, from the left, seated: Lyle Bender (1990-91), Bill Wettlaufer (1985-86), Doug Wiffen (1981-82), Murray Junker (1978-79), Charter President Bruce Swartzentruber (1976-77), current President Eugene Bender (1980-81 & 2015-16), Henk Tolsma (2003-04 & 2007-08), Danny Roth (2012-13), Jim Bender (2009-10 & 2014-15); standing: Brian Swartzentruber (1984-85), Steve Bender (1988-89), Ken Ramseyer (1991-92), Alan Blum (1994-95), Marlin Bender (1993-94), Mike Churchward (2013-14), Glen Lupton (1996-97), Brad Wettlaufer (1997-98), Dayle Reibling (1998-99), Wayne Stock (2004-05), Kent Killing (2005-06), Andy Roth (2006-07), and Rick Lange (2010-11).
District Governor Doris Haw congratulates Optimist President Eugene Bender.
Stratford Cullitons players Tristan Hohl (left) and Deven Kropf hoist the Cherrey Cup as winners of the Mid-Western Junior Hockey League. The Cullitons are tied 1-1 with the London Nationals for the Provincial Championship Sutherland Cup.
TCHI chairman Dale Leis (left) with two of the new board members Marj Brooks and Rob Gribble. Absent from the photo is new board member Sharon Walkom.
Participating in the action at right is Isaac Brenneman.
Students at Tavistock Pre-School (above) enjoy some songs and actions last week during their morning session in the basement of Tavistock Mennonite Church.
Receiving awards at this year’s Royals’ Sr. AA banquet are, from the left, Mike Roefs – Rookie of the Year, Geoff Killing – Best Defenceman, Zach Lorentz – Playmaker, Spencer MacCormack – MVP and Most Points, Sean Kienapple – Most Sportsmanlike, Eric Peicheff – 3-Star Award, Mat Lupton – Best Defensive Player, and Miles MacLean – Playoff MVP.
The 6th Annual Charity Book Sale at Scotiabank in Tavistock raised a total of $532.50 for the United Way of Oxford. At left is Bank Manager Phil Schaefer with Customer Rep Dianne Harris and United Way’s Amanda Krieger.
Scott Morrison, RN, of the Oxford Walk-In Counselling Service at Tavistock Community Health Inc.
Birnam Excavating: Watermain between Jacob Street and Henry Street is being replaced.
- Health Clinic holds annual meeting
- Organ donation: beadonor.ca
- Oxford W.I. to celebrate women
- Gazette around the world: Schlotzhauers in Ireland
- Local players part of run for Sutherland Cup
- Scotiabank Book Sale raises $532
- East Zorra-Tavistock Council: Approve minor variance
- Tavistock Optimist Past presidents
- Tavistock Optimists of the Year
- TCHI annual meeting speaker outlines walk-in counselling services
- County watermain replacement on Woodstock Street North
- Royals banquet honours players/executive/fans
- East Zorra-Tavistock Council: Township land to be cropped
- A Trip Down Memory Lane: Optimist Soap Box Derby 1978
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Posted in Uncategorized on April 13, 2016|
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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, April 13, 2016. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-655-2341.
Xavier Ollivier of Tavistock clings to a wall in his home while practicing rock climbing techniques.
Pier Nauta and Shannon Woods
TPS Grade 7 student Lindsay McWhirter gets her vaccination from Nancy Warding, RN.
Michael Ropp, 12, gets his shot from Julia Holmes, RN.
Tavistock Public School students tour The Maples Home for Seniors in Tavistock.
Tavistock Public School student Zachary MacMillan volunteered to be “the patient” and is lifted in the sling chair for a demonstration by Marg Runhart (right) and PSW Melissa Baer (left) at The Maples Home for Seniors in Tavistock.
Reading with parent volunteer Jamie-Lynn Hauss, from the left, seated: Luc Dionne, Charlie McLaughlin and Kayden Wagler; and standing Bryce Hutcheson, Ella King and Hannah Ditner.
Chuck Chapman, Chapman Iris Garden
OTHER STORIES IN THIS EDITION:
- MPAC assessments coming
- Glass door broken at Scotiabank
- Township Roads Department kept busy
- Gazette around the world: Jane Elzinga, Dominican
- The Departed: Bruce Baechler, Len Weeden, Marlene Hinz, Edward Zehr
- Grades 1’s on community visits
- Council supports Optimist washroom renovations
- Skaters earn gold, bronze (Pier Nauta, Shannon Woods)
- Horticultural Society: Iris through the seasons
- Tavistock School: National Volunteer Week
- Township land severances approved
- TPS Grades 7/8 students receive immunizations
- Tavistock School playground update
- A Trip Down Memory Lane: Optimist School Playground Opened
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Posted in Uncategorized on April 6, 2016|
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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, April 6, 2016. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at email@example.com or call 519-655-2341.
Members of the executive of theTavistock and District Historical Society gather around to view the model skulls on display by guest speaker Dr. Paul Bartlett (seated left) following the Society’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 2nd. With him is Tim Mosher and standing from the left are Bob Rudy, Harry Lawry, Barb Matthies, Mary Nicklas, Sherrill Calder, Ed Pellow and Denise McLachlin.
Jacob Bergsma, 11, of Tavistock, turns his bird bath over ready for decorting at the next meeting.
Jenna Van Boekel stirs a pot of chow mein noodles, coconut, peanuts and chocolate together for bird’s nest cookies.
New 4-H member Ava Tubbe, 9, of Woodstock, glues her bird bath together.
ATOM REPS: From the left, in front: Zack Roth; kneeling: Ashlyn Witt, Dean Alexander, Kevin Schweitzer, Brady Raymer, Max Harvey; standing: coaches Travis Ramseyer, Mackenzie Kalbfleisch, Andrew Schacht, and players Connor Roth, Ayden Wilkins, Dylan West, Bo Schurink, Nathan Brenneman and Carter Otto. Absent: Taylor VanBoekel and Jake Mogk.
The Novice Reps are, from the left, front row (goalies) Bryce Hutcheson, Logan MacMillan; second row, Morgan Brenneman, Logan Rose, Blake Stere, Rowan Bartlett, Carly McIntosh and Alex Michiels; third row, Tucker Otto, Carter Skillings, Cooper Yantzi, Jake Hauss and Luc Dionne; back row, (coaches) Chad Swartzentruber, Reid Yantzi and Tim Otto.
Marie Brodrecht (left) purchases a bouquet from volunteer Mary Ann Klein.
Tavistock Public School Grade 6 students Ayden Wilkins (left) and Bo Schurink point out their hamburger designs from art class. They were part of a “Get ready for summer” project which is being displayed in the hallway of the school.
Local skaters, from the left: Pier Nauta, Meagan Vens, Leah Pellazzari and Alex Swartzentruber.
SPEED STACKERS: Pictured from left to right are, in front: Tucker Otto, Thomas Ropp, Gavin Witt; behind Makaya Moore, Brady Raymer, Max Harvey, Ashlyn Witt and Isaac Currah.
PREHISTORY COMES ALIVE AT AGM: Members of the executive of the Tavistock and District Historical Society gather around to view the model skulls on display by guest speaker Dr. Paul Bartlett (seated left) following the Society’s Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 2nd.
Other stories in this week’s edition:
- Six sent to hospital after crash
- Conrad Van Dijk travelling to Sierra Leone
- Ontario Presbyterian Chorus Concert at Grace Sunday night
- TPS Speed Stackers
- Letter: National Volunteer Week
- Daffodil Days
- The Departed: Brian D. Schwartzentruber
- Power Outage Update
- Steve Nash Youth Basketball set to return to Tavistock
- 4-H enjoys birdwatching project
- Local figure skaters in Provincial Championships
- TPS students ready for summer
- March at the Village Manor
- Historical Society Annual Meeting
- World Health Days focuses on Diabetes
- A Trip Down Memory Lane: Snow Pack & Track ’79
- Atom Reps are League Champions
- Bantams end season
- Novice Reps are league finalists
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