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Browsing through the August / September edition of Our Canada magazine reveals an interesting article. Author Lynn Bilton has written an article in the My Hometown section on the Ontario Guild’s Provincial Championship which was held this year in Lynn’s hometown of Cobourg.
Click on the image to see the article in full-size …
Here a big Town Crier Shout-out to Lynn for her article. Clearly worth a “Bell’s Up!“
YWCA Walk-A-Mile-In-Her-Shoes Charity for Violence Against Women. (May 26th, 2019)
Accompanied by members of the OPP Bracebridge Detachment – Officer holding bell is Skeeter Kruger, son of Bracebridge Town Crier Bruce Kruger
Bruce & Lynn Kruger at New Holland Brewery Promoting their 90th Tulip Time Gin, Holland, Michigan
The Holland Tulip Time Festival International Town Crier Competition – May 11, 2019
Winners of Competition
(L-R) Mary Webster (2nd – Best Dressed Escort) John Webster (First Place), Bruce Kruger (2nd Place), Ken Knowles (3rd Place)
Rich Lalena (Judge & Founder of USA Guild), John & Weida Karsten (Hosts & 40th Anniversary as Town Crier)
Lynn Kruger (1st – Best Dressed Escort), Liz McKee (3rd – Best Dressed Escort).
Wiarton Willie predicts an early spring and Crier Bruce Kruger was there to let everyone know.
Just for the record, there were conflicting predictions from Canada’s two most famous forecasting groundhogs, with Wiarton Willie heralding an early spring while Shubenacadie Sam claims there will be six more weeks of winter.