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Ontario Volunteer Awards 2007 were presented at Bingeman Park, Kitchener. Irene MacCrimmon (30 years) and Jim Sweet (10 years) received awards for service to

Grand River Branch. Cathy Thompson, dressed as Mrs Simcoe, has made presentations to two Grade Seven Classes, one in Port Rowan and one in Ingersoll. The presentations included writing with quill pens.

Six Loyalist Burial Ground plaques will be erected this summer. The following have already been erected--Port Ryerse Memorial Church Cemetery, Port Ryerse, Neal Memorial United Church Cemetery, Port Rowan; Fairview Cemetery, Fisherville and Boston Pioneer Cemetery, Boston. When the other two plaques have been erected, a total of fifteen cemeteries in the Long Point Settlement will have been plaqued. Norfolk County, Brant County and local cemetery boards have been very receptive and helpful. If any other Branch is interested in erecting plaques, please contact Cathy Thompson, dandc"at"execulink.com or Marilyn Haslinger, mhaslinger"at"sympatico.ca.

Loyalist Families of the Grand River Vol. II. Members of the Grand River Branch are invited to submit chapters to Irene MacCrimmon, 5 Village Crossing West, Guelph, N1G4X7. For info. E-mail: irenemaccrimmon 1212"at"hotmail.com.

Loyalists--Sons and Daughters--in the Long Point Settlement: As part of our 2014 Project, we are collecting names, histories and settlement lot numbers. Please submit to DorisAnn Lemon, 525-139 Father David Bauer Drive, Waterloo, N2L 6L1. E-mail: hlemon" at "jubilation.uwaterloo.

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Marilyn McMillan UE, Branch Secretary
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Title Annotation:Branch News HIGHLIGHTS; Grand River Branch
Author:McMillan, Marilyn
Publication:The Loyalist Gazette
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1CONT
Date:Sep 22, 2007
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