Author: Wendy Chiavalon

Agricultural Fairs and Events in Durham Region

posted Sunday, September 10, 2017

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If you like learning about agriculture and in particular, our local agriculture, then you may want to check out some of the farm events going on in Durham region this month. The Sunderland Fall Fair takes place September 12 to 14, 2017. The fair’s theme is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday this year. Volunteers are always […]

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Stephen King’s “It” Hits Theatres Tomorrow (September 7)!

posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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You’ve probably heard it on the news and every social media outlet by now…  Stephen King’s remake of the movie IT plays in movie theatres tomorrow! The popular movie is based on his 1986 novel of the same name, tells the story of children in Maine who are tormented by an evil clown named Pennywise. Durham’s […]

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Music lovers: Celebrate Canada 150 at the 2017 Scugog Summer Jam

posted Monday, June 19, 2017

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**This summer as you know is Canada’s 150th birthday. I wanted to bring your attention to what’s happening right here in Durham Region for the celebrations. Durham Tourism launched the www.durham150.ca website on June 7th at a special event in Regional Headquarters. The website highlights all tourism-related Canada 150 events and initiatives taking place in Durham Region in […]

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Durham Region farm families: Celebrating five generations and 150 years!

posted Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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**This summer as you know is Canada’s 150th birthday. I wanted to bring your attention to what’s happening right here in Durham Region for the celebrations. Durham Tourism will be launching the www.durham150.ca website on June 7th at a special event in Regional Headquarters. The website will highlight all tourism-related Canada 150 events and initiatives that are taking […]

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Greening Your Business with Durham Partners in Project Green

posted Thursday, February 9, 2017

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Durham Sustain Ability (DSA) is an environmental not-for-profit and social enterprise that supports individuals, organizations and communities on the path to a sustainable future. Their mission is to provide awareness, training, and implementation support services driving environmental and economic benefits for Durham Region organizations and residents in concert with our partners and alliances.   The […]

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Realize Your Potential…

posted Thursday, July 21, 2016

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If you’ve ever watched The Biggest Loser, then you’ll know the name Jillian Michaels. For those of you who haven’t seen the show, I’ll fill you in. Jillian Michaels was the fitness trainer on that show who helped lots of contestants lose lots of weight. She became famous for her tough love, no nonsense, get results approach to […]

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Spring Issue? Shh – It’s a Secret!

posted Monday, January 18, 2016

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It’s cold and there’s snow on the ground. Of course it’s January, so that’s to be expected. Yet, I’m already thinking ahead to spring time because I am currently working on The Local Biz Magazine’s Spring 2016 issue… and I am stoked! As you know, I have always been proud of the content we publish in […]

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Uxbridge Fantasy of Lights

posted Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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Christmas is almost here… My favourite part about Christmastime are the lights.  I love driving down a street at night and seeing the houses all lit up. There’s something really magical about it! So when I heard about the Uxbridge Fantasy of Lights, I  knew it’s something I would love to attend, and I knew I had to spread […]

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Playtime, Storytime… Oh My!

posted Thursday, September 24, 2015

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This past week I’ve been taking my son out and about to different programs at my local community centre and library. The programs range from active playtime in the gym, story-time at the library and various other structured and non-structured activities. Being a first time stay-at-home mom, I am constantly amazed by all the events that Durham Region offers […]

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Art in the Park

posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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I don’t know about you, but for me, weekends in the summer fill up fast! So that’s why I’m going to tell you about a great event taking place in Uxbridge in August NOW! Mark your calendars as the 3rd weekend in August (August 15 & 16) is the annual Uxbridge & Lions District Club […]

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