Katherina Symes, fundraising co-ordinator for the Barrie Public Library, invites residents to take in the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday at Heritage Park. To learn more about the festival, visit www.barriedragonboatfestival.ca.MARK WANZEL/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Paddles up

Kempenfelt Bay will come alive with the sights and sounds of the Barrie Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday.

Harrison Hart, 5, and his little sister Ruby, 4, raised $385 selling lemonade and cookies to buy back to school supplies for less fortunate children. The Harts will deliver the supplies they were buying at Walmart to the Salvation Army, Wednesday. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Packing up for school

Five-year-old Harrison Hart and his little sister Ruby, 4, are learning the art of sales and social activism during their last weeks of summer.

The Event Divas present cheques to the Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie ($4545.78) and the Redwood Park Communities ($553) during an evening of celebration held Tuesday at the Barnstomers Brewpub. On hand are, from left, is Rhonda Kent of Redwood Park, Lisa Spinks-Smith of the Women's and Children's Shelter, and June Harrow and Shelly Skinner of Event Divas. The Event Divas have been busy raising more than $14,000 for local charities during the past year. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

'Divas' help out local shelters

The Event Divas present cheques to the Women and Children's Shelter of Barrie ($4545.78) and the Redwood Park Communities ($553) during an evening of

A Honour Guard comprising personnel from the Canadian Forces Logistics training centre, Canadian Forces Health Services Training Centre and the 16 Wing make their way to the grave of First World veteran Walter. W. Malcolm during a ceremony held at St. Thomas Cemetery in Shanty Bay Wednesday. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Paying their respects

Sailors, soldiers and aviators from CFB Borden are paying their respects to the fallen heroes from the First World War who are interred in local cemet

     

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