Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Volunteers are still needed for Saturday's Summer Sweat Fest Finale event.  We need judges, timekeepers and isolation Monitors. Judges should attend the free judging clinic Friday night at 6:30 (dinner included). 

All volunteers will be fed & watered Saturday, and will receive a free day pass to the gym. Please let us know how you can help us make Saturday an amazing event. We have a lot of crazy fun planned!
 
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EDCO Member Requires Assistance

Norm Lingard, Manager of Economic Development for the Town of Caledon has been tasked by Council to hire a consulting firm to undertake a tourism study for the Village of Alton.  In preparing to do so, Norm is looking for examples of a Terms of Reference and/or RFP from EDCO members that have undertaken a similar exercise.
Components of that study are to include the following:
  • A SWOT analysis of Alton
  • Identification of the level of stakeholder willingness, interest and capacity to engage in tourism development
  • A review of existing and potential attractions within Alton and surrounding areas
  • An opinion on the readiness and viability of enhanced tourism opportunities
If you have undertaken a study of this nature and have information to share please send it directly to Norm at norm.lingard@caledon.ca
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 American town marks a dark episode from War of 1812
Regina Leader-Post
Artist Susan Geissler, right, and Tuscarora heritage consultant Belinda Patterson, work on a mockup of a planned 1812 monument in New York. In the Conservative government's $28-million, bicentennial retelling of the War of 1812, the borderland conflict ...
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Monument to War of 1812 sought as DND struggles to get Afghan war recognized
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The National Capital Commission and Canadian Heritage issued the call for artists, saying the 1812 monument will be placed on Parliament Hill. The government hopes to have the structure designed, built and installed by the end of 2014, capping two ...
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Hello! I hope you are enjoying the summer in spite of the extreme heat. We are in the process of planning another Tour de Greenbelt in Rouge Park and would ...ontario.sierraclub.ca/node/
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