Thursday, June 21, 2012 * County Weekly News 9

About 30 County residents took part in the morning

From page 8 The letter was a three -folded card with pictures of Queen Elizabeth II from each of her six jubilee celebrations down the sides and a thank you note written to Th ompson-McCaw down the entre in gold. Th ompson-McCaw brought her royal etter framed with gold matting to the elebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizbeth II's diamond jubilee celebration t the Wellington District Community entre on Saturday. Hosted by the Prince Edward Historial Society and the Museums of Prince dward County, about 30 County resients took part in the morning festivities. With the ladies sporting colourful fasinators and the men in fresh suits they signed a guest book with messages that will be sent to the Queen. An extensive display of royal memorabilia including china, photographs and coins were available for viewing. Guest speakers opened the event with a prayer, gave thanks to the Queen and shared stories of how the Queen has touched and continues to impact the lives of Canadians. Later quests enjoyed a slice of diamond jubilee cake with a spot of tea. Paulina McMahon with the Wellington and Consecon Women's Institutes served the guests cake. "It's a wonderful way to get the community involved and learn something about royalty that they didn't know," said McMahon. Krista Richardson attended the royal Jane Ann Thompson-McCaw proudly shares her letter from the ladies in waiting at Her Majesty's diamond jubilee celebration in Wellington on June 16. celebration on behalf of the Prince Edward Historical Society. Richardson said celebrating the Queen's reign is important to her. "I think a lot of people forget the Loyalist roots of Prince Edward County and how essentially it was the loyalty to the crown that brought the Loyalists to Canada from the United States. I think a lot of people still AD{NS50274759}

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Be advised that public access to Wellers Bay National Wildlife Area is prohibited in order to prevent disturbance to wildlife and its habitat, and to protect the public from hazards posed by unexploded explosive ordnance. This former National Defence bombing range is designated as a National Wildlife Area and provides important habitat and refuge to a variety of wildlife species. The area is clearly marked by warning signage around its perimeter. All persons are prohibited from engaging in recreational activities in the Wellers Bay National Wildlife Area, and anyone found doing so may be charged under the Wildlife Area Regulations of the Canada Wildlife Act. All unexploded explosive ordnance, new or old, partial or complete, must be considered dangerous as it may explode, causing serious injury or death. If you have found something that might be an unexploded device, do not touch or disturb it in any way. Note the location of the object and leave the area. Call your local police and report what you have found, and where you found it. For more information, please contact: Canadian Wildlife Service Environment Canada Telephone: 519-472-6695 Environment Canada Inquiry Centre Telephone: 1-800-668-6767 (in Canada only) or 819-997-2800 TTY: 819-994-0736 Email: feel that connection to the monarchy. We are hoping to develop an interest within the younger demographic through outreach groups and guest speakers." Thompson-McCaw said she would like to see more education on the monarch in schools to get the younger generation involved in royal celebrations and customs. Her love for royalty started very young when her family took her to Kingston in 1939 to welcome King George VI and Queen Elizabeth's during their fi rst royal visit to Canada. "I remember being on my dad's shoulders seeing the sea of people, fl ags, streamers, balloons and fireworks," said Thompson- McCaw. "It thrilled my soul. When you're little you don't realize how many people that can touch you when you get older."

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Veuillez prendre note que l'accès public à la Réserve nationale de faune de la baie Wellers est interdit afin d'empêcher le dérangement des espèces sauvages et de leurs habitats et de protéger le public contre le danger présenté par des munitions explosives non explosées. Cet ancien champ de tir et de bombardement du ministère de la Défense nationale a été désigné réserve nationale de faune et constitue un habitat important et un refuge pour diverses espèces sauvages. La zone est clairement indiquée par des panneaux avertisseurs autour de son périmètre. Les activités récréatives sont interdites dans la Réserve nationale de faune de la baie Wellers, et toute personne qui enfreint cette interdiction est passible de poursuites en vertu du Règlement sur les réserves d'espèces sauvages de la Loi sur les espèces sauvages du Canada. Toutes les munitions explosives non explosées, nouvelles ou anciennes, incomplètes ou complètes, doivent être considérées comme dangereuses, parce qu'elles peuvent exploser, causant des blessures graves ou la mort. Si vous avez trouvé un objet qui pourrait être un dispositif non explosé, ne le touchez pas et ne le dérangez pas. Prenez note de l'emplacement de l'objet et quittez la zone. Appelez la police locale et dites-lui ce que vous avez trouvé et à quel endroit. Pour des renseignements plus détaillés, veuillez vous adresser à : Service canadien de la faune Environnement Canada Téléphone : 519-472-6695 Informathèque d'Environnement Canada Téléphone : 1-800-668-6767 (au Canada uniquement) ou 819-997-2800 TTY : 819-994-0736 Courriel :

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