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Sports et loisirs dans la municipalité de Pontiac - Sports and Recreation in the Municipality of Pontiac

NAPA Auto Parts Intertrack Race 2 June 15 2014

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Sunday Morning, and yes the weather man was finally right as the sun was finally shinning to start a race day, and this day would start with 10 more race car entree's as another large contingent of race cars came down from Montreal to enjoy another great day of racing.

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GOFL Week 6

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Thursday night [with] the Twins continuing their road trip in Quyon as they play the Flyers (1-2-1) at 8 pm. The other Thursday match up is in Carp with West Carleton Electric (2-4) in to play the Kanata Pirates (4-2-1) at 8:30 pm.

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AVIS PUBLIC - PUBLIC NOTICE

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La municipalité de Pontiac
Invite tous ses citoyens et ses citoyennes

à une rencontre publique avec les dirigeants de la
COMMISSION DE LA CAPITALE NATIONALE et du PARC DE LA GATINEAU
Samedi le 14 juin 2014 à 9h30h00
Centre communautaire de Luskville, 2024, route 148, Pontiac, Qc

 

Lors de cette rencontre, Messieurs Roger Larose, maire de Pontiac, Mark Kristmanson Ph.D., premier dirigeant de la CCN, Gary Lacey, directeur général d’intendance de la capitale et Madame Marie Boulet, directrice du Parc de la Gatineau feront une présentation des projets à venir; d’un nouveau partenariat Pontiac-CCN et de l’accessibilité au parc pour nos citoyens et touristes. Un plan conjoint de développement et d’investissement sur le territoire de la Municipalité de Pontiac doit être développé entre la CCN et la Municipalité. Le tout sera suivi d’une période de parole au public et de questions.  Venez en grand nombre.


The Municipality of Pontiac
Wishes to invite the citizens of Pontiac
To a public meeting with the senior executives of the
NATIONAL CAPITAL COMMISSION and of the GATINEAU PARK
Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

Luskville Community Centre, 2024, route 148, Pontiac, Qc
 
 
At this meeting, Mr. Roger Larose, mayor of Pontiac, Mark Kristmanson, PhD, CEO of theNCC, Mr. Gary Lacey, Executive Director, Capital Stewardship and Ms. Marie Boulet, Director of Gatineau Park will present upcoming joint projects: a new partnership between the Municipality of Pontiac and the NCC and access to the park for our citizens and tourists. A joint development and investment plan for the Municipality of Pontiac will be developed by the NCCand the Municipality. This will be followed by a public comment and question period. We hope to see you there.
 
 

Round #1 of the ECKC – Mixed Results for Team LCQ

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(Bowmanville, ON) – Several members of Team Le Circuit Quyon (LCQ) made the trip to Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (formerly Mosport) Karting Centre for Round #1 of the 2014 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC) held on May 17th & 18th. LCQ was represented by Charlotte and William Lalonde (both in Briggs Senior), Mike Forget (Briggs Masters), and Michael Forget (Rotax Senior). LCQ drivers were racing with Margay Racing karts, except for William Lalonde who was racing his CRG.

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GOFL week one - the season begins!

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The Greater Ottawa Fastball League season finally gets started this week with three games - assuming the weather cooperates.

Wednesday night at the Grove sees the Stittsville 56ers host I4C Victory at 8:30pm.

Thursday night has two games, with the Quyon Flyers playing the Twins at Micksburg at 8:30pm, while the Kars Aces will play the Kanata Pirates (in Carp) at 8:30pm.

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12 week Zumba class in Luskville

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Hello Everyone

I’m happy to announce that we have enough participants to run the 12 week Zumba class in Luskville!

To those of you who registered in advance…thank you!

If you haven’t registered yet for the 12-week session, it’s not too late! Please arrive 10 minutes early if you still need to register. This will help to ensure our class starts right at 7pm.

Tips for A successful Zumba class:

  • Smile, laugh, be silly, shout, sing.  Zumba is a safe place to let loose. The more energy we create, the more fun we will have together.
  • Dance at your own pace and take breaks when you need them. Listen to your body.
  • When in doubt, just march on the spot!
  • Wear comfortable running shoes and clothing that makes you feel good.
  • Bring plenty of water and drink often!
  • Bring a towel and be prepared to sweat.
  • Try not to be hard on yourself if you are having a hard time following along.  It can take a few classes to get the hang of the choreography.
  • Try not to worry about how you look. Other participants are likely more concerned about how they look than how you look. 
  • If you are having a hard time getting certain moves, please feel free to approach me after class and I will be happy to review the steps with you.
  • Remember to have fun!

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to send me an email.

I can't wait to Zumba with you on Thursday...

In good health,

Marianna Vakopoulos OCT, CCC. RHN

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Le Circuit Quyon: OGKC Race #1 – Online Registration is OPEN!

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Better to be a racer for a moment than a spectator for a lifetime…

Kart racers – start your engines! The inaugural race of the 2014 Ottawa-Gatineau Karting Championship (OGKC) is upon us! For new kart racers, please join us at Le Circuit Quyon on Saturday, May 3rd from 9am to noon for our annual rookie school. This is a free mandatory session for new racers to learn more about the rules, requirements, and the art of kart racing!

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Softball Canada Senior Men's Training Camp June 13-15

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Softball Canada will be holding a training camp in Brampton June 13 - 15 to evaluate the 40-man athlete pool to determine who will make Team Canada for the PanAm games this fall in Argentina.

As mentioned back in January on the blog, Matt Greer of Shawville who plays for the Quyon Flyers of the GOFL, is one of the invitees.

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Le Circuit Quyon: On-line Membership Application Available Now!

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You can now apply for your 2014 Le Circuit Quyon Kart Club membership on-line!

If you’re tired of paper forms and are already itching for the beginning of the 2014 race season, you can get a head start on the competition by heading over to our on-line membership application page and getting your 2014 club membership early.

And, this season, in addition to on-line membership applications, we will also be providing on-line registration prior to each event. Of course, we’ll also still be accepting paper registrations at the track, but you’ll be able to save yourself some time and effort on race weekends by taking advantage of this new service!

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Pontiac Men's Fastball League looks good for 2014

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Back in January, we had an item on the blog about the possible return of the Pontiac league this year.

It looks like there will indeed be a men's fastball league on the Quebec side in the Pontiac this year, playing once a week on Mondays (to be confirmed) at the Shawville RA diamonds.

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Ball tourney to honour Frederick Forsythe

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By Laurent Robillard-Cardinal
Aylmer Bulletin

Frederick Forsythe Jr was an active community member and to remember his legacy the Forsythe family is organizing a 3-pitch tournament at the Luskville ballpark, May 30 to June 1. “In his honour we’re hosting a soft-ball charity tournament,” confirmed Patrick Forsythe, Fred’s son.

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Le Circuit Quyon Racing Winter Tour Report

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The racers from Le Circuit Quyon enjoyed a successful outing at the 2014 edition of the Florida Winter Tour, recently held in Orlando, Florida. For those of you unfamiliar with the series, the Florida Winter Tour is a well organised winter kart racing series established in 1999. In 2013, the series hosted more than 340 drivers from 26 countries, and featured participation from eight reigning and former CIK and Rotax World Champions representing 15 World titles. Recent participants have included F1, Indycar, NASCAR, and Daytona 24 Hour drivers. Needless to say, the competition is fierce, fast, and you guessed it, furious!

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Shawville Pontiacs Fight Way Into EOJHL Playoffs!

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Three Games Two Hat Tricks One Loss and No Apologies

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Thomas Soulière

The Shawville Pontiacs are ready for another three-day weekend packed with back-to-back Junior ‘B’ hockey to add to last weekends blowouts over Almont and Renfrew as they get ready to host the Perth Blue Wings tonight at 8pm and the Stittsville Royals tomorrow at 1pm before hitting the road to meet the Almont Thunder for a Sunday matinee tilt.  After taking two of last weekend’s three games, the Pontiacs are looking to push further up in the EOJHL Valley division standings from their current spot in the fifth slot.

In last weekend’s matches, Vegas out-scored the visiting teams 15-9 with Mathew Labrosse adding four more goals to his season tally along with Guillaume Coovi-Sirois and Captain Julian Dumont each adding three, both hat tricks.  The 3-game set was book-ended with two barn-burners in which . . .

Pierre Lavoie au Pontiac

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Pier-Luc Graveline
École secondaire Sieur-de-Coulonge

De passage dans la région le 23 octobre dernier, la présence de Pierre Lavoie, l’instigateur du Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie, s’est fait sentir.

Homme de défi, M. Lavoie a participé à plus d’une trentaine d’«Ironman» à travers le monde entier. Ça a été pour lui ce qui lui a permis de survivre, deux fois, à l’épreuve la plus difficile d’une vie qui est celle de perdre ses enfants de l’acidose lactique, une maladie héréditaire particulièrement répandue au Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, sa région natale.

Pierre Lavoie a terminé premier canadien en 1993 et en 1995 et a été couronné champion dans sa catégorie au Ironman de Hawaï en 1996, 2004 et 2005.

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