Evénements dans la municipalité de Pontiac - Events in the Municipality of Pontiac
Although the doors have actually been open for months, Le Magazin du Fermier /The Farmer’s Store in Luskville celebrated its Grand Opening on September 17 with a free BBQ, giveaways and snacks for all.
Jasmin Gibeau, general director for Agrodor’s Outaouais region, was on hand to welcome customers both new and established.
If you have ever stared at the illuminated night sky and wondered what all those tiny intense points of light are REALLY like, you should meet Astro Pontiac.
The Aylmer-based organization is holding a series of evening events, the next being this Friday, September 23rd, in order to give star-gazers of all kinds a chance to try out a telescope.
The events will be held at the parking area of the Luskville falls in Luskville. Go to www.astropontiac.ca for more information and further dates.
Thanks to funding from the MRC des Collines, three free art classes are on offer for residents of the Municipality of Pontiac.
In 1977, Terry Fox lost his right leg to osteosarcoma; it had to be amputated six inches above his knee.
In 1980, Terry started his Marathon of Hope, dipping his prosthetic leg in the Atlantic Ocean off the Newfoundland coast. And we know how the rest of the story goes.
This year, Shawville's Terry Fox Run celebrates it's 36th year.
Posted by Pontiac2020.ca on Wednesday, August 31, 2016
This years memorial mass and graveyard service at St. Dominique's Catholic Church in Luskville featured a very special moment. During mass, a donation of $3,013.59 was made by the Golden Eagles Hunting and Fishing Club towards building a columbarium (a special wall to store cremated ashes) within the cemetry grounds.
Photo courtesy of the McIntyre Family
Tom McIntyre was not an athlete before he lost his leg. But the former trucker and present-day farmer hopes to undertake a full marathon this fall, if he can.
McIntyre, based in Renfrew, Ont., explained this transition to Pontiac2020.ca by phone last week.
Winning a modeling contest might seem like a dream, but for one young local, the dream is now officially a reality.
14 year-old Sophie Fortin of Luskville won the overall prize at the Top Model Search Canada competition in Toronto on August 21.