beegeees-regThe Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Connect Marketing to present a Bee Gees and Rod Stewart tribute concert in Owen Sound in November.

Over the next few weeks Connect Marketing will be telemarketing tickets for the concert, in the name of the Alzheimer Society. The concert will take place on Friday November 27, at 7:30 p.m., at the OSCVI auditorium.

Night Fever, The Bee Gees Tribute is the largest production of the Bee Gees in the world. This all Canadian cast has been touring for the past 10 years, from Disneyland to Russia, recreating the look and sound of the Bee Gees, including...

bayrace-featureJust 30 days are left to sign up for the Bayshore Race. The event is set for Sunday, August 23rd. Race Director, Greg Nicol and organizers hope to welcome more than 500 participants, 60 volunteers plus hundreds of spectators!

Runners and walkers can register online by visiting Registration forms are available at Runner's Den, from the Foundation office or can be downloaded from the Race website. Last minute rates for all events come into effect August 19th.

"We're really excited to host our sixth Bayshore Race" said Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation Chair Neil McCutcheon. "The Bayshore Community Centre is a great venue, the scenery is spectacular and we have an important cause to raise funds for." All proceeds support the Hospital Campaign, for better cancer care.

Register as an individual or as part of a team, raise pledges and help crush cancer in Grey Bruce. There are great fundraising and team prize ...

elsies-feature-by Anne Finlay-Stewart

A piece of Canadian art, with a retro-pop twist, could be yours. And all for a good cause.

The Owen Sound Community Fund is pleased to offer a chance to win a framed numbered print by Canadian artist Carl Beam as a fundraiser this summer and fall.
All proceeds, along with donations and bequests to the Owen Sound Fund, are invested in a pool of funds under the umbrella of the Community Foundation Grey Bruce. The income earned from the capital of the Fund is distributed through grants to applicable not-for-profit organizations within Owen Sound.

Virginia Eichhorn, Director and Chief Curator of the Tom Thomson Art Gallery, knew Carl beam well and curated over a dozen of his exhibitions. She was pleased to help introduce the artist with these words,

Cathy-Hird-compassionBy Cathy Hird
"We can reject everything else: religion, ideology, all received wisdom. But we cannot escape the necessity of love and compassion. This, then, is my true religion, my simple faith." Dalai Lama XIV

Compassion is an essential concept in Buddhism so it is not surprising how often the idea appears in the work of teachers like the Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh. It is not the form of love most discussed in western thought, however. So what does

cityband-featureThe Owen Sound City Band is 95 years old this year, and they are holding their annual family picnic at Harrison Park Picnic Shelter, Monday July 20, 2015. Current and former Band members - of whom there must be quite a few after 95 years - and their families are invited to gather to reminisce from 2:30PM on, with a potluck dinner and barbecue starting at 5PM.
RSVP to i[email protected]

This year the family picnic is also being shared with the MS Society, Bruce Grey Chapter, welcoming volunteers, friends and family of those living with Multiple Sclerosis.
RSVP to [email protected] 519-373-3696

Also on hand will be face painting and mini-reflexology treatments available..... fun and caring for the entire family. In respect of the environment, people are encouraged to bring their own dishes, utensils, etc., however, there will be some on hand as well.

Even if you are not a member of one of these groups you should still come down to the park on Monday for the regular Monday City Band Concert starting at 7:30PM at the Harrison Park Bandshell.


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