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May is MS Awareness Month in the City & Around The Country – VIDEO

May is MS Awareness Month in the City & Around The Country – VIDEO
Flag Raising Held On Monday Afternoon in Brockville! In the photo are: Kelly McElrea, Coordinator Fund Development and Community Engagement along with Kory Crowder, Volunteer Fundraising co-lead.- Photo – Hometown TV12 Brockville – The month of May is Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS) Awareness Month in the city of Brockville and around the country.  This past Monday, May 13th there... Read More

9th annual Leadercast Brockville was held this past Friday – VIDEO

9th annual Leadercast Brockville was held this past Friday – VIDEO
Brockville – The 9th annual Leadercast Brockville was held last Friday at Centennial Road Church. Close to 200 people came out for the day long event to watch the live broadcast from Atlanta featuring nine different speakers speaking about this year’s theme, ‘Healthy Teams’.  Speakers included Gayle King, Andy Stanley, Patrick Lencioni, Marcus Samuelsson, Juliet Funt, Dr. Caroline Leaf,... Read More

52nd Delta Maple Syrup Festival Held Over Last Weekend – VIDEO

52nd Delta Maple Syrup Festival Held Over Last Weekend – VIDEO
Delta – The 52nd edition of the Delta Maple Syrup Festival was held this past Saturday and Sunday at the Delta Fairgrounds. Close to 1400 people came out over the two days to savour the pancakes and fresh local maple syrup. Although the numbers were down from last year, it was a good turnout for Easter weekend. It featured pancakes,... Read More

Six More Inducted Last Thursday Evening in Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame – VIDEO

Six More Inducted Last Thursday Evening in Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame – VIDEO
Brockville – The 14th annual Brockville & Area Music & Performing Arts Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held last Thursday, April 18th at the Brockville Arts Centre. Six more were inducted during the ceremony, Ed Bush, Rolly Evans, Alex Fleuriau Chateau, Reg Francis, Brenda Lewis and the Thousand Islanders Chorus. It featured the Red Carpet show and then the... Read More

5 Mile Lighthouse Fundraising Gets Boost from Dave Beatty – VIDEO

5 Mile Lighthouse Fundraising Gets Boost from Dave Beatty – VIDEO
Brockville – The citizens’ committee, raising funds to rebuild the historic five mile lighthouse, announced earlier this week a significant donation from Brockville businessman Dave Beatty towards their $200,000 goal. On Tuesday morning at the Aquatarium, Beatty presented committee members with a $25,000 cheque bringing the total raised to date to $140,000. Committee chair, Bob Runciman, described the donation as... Read More

Brockville Rotary Clubs Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Held on Saturday – VIDEO

Brockville Rotary Clubs Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt Held on Saturday – VIDEO
Brockville – The Brockville Rotary Clubs annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt was held this past Saturday, April 13th at Rotary Park in Downtown Brockville. The free event saw close to 300 come out under blue and sunny skies to search for brightly colored plastic eggs hidden around the park. Once found the eggs would be turned in for a bag... Read More

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Recognized Local Volunteers Last Week During National Volunteer Week 2019 – VIDEO

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Recognized Local Volunteers Last Week During National Volunteer Week 2019 – VIDEO
Brockville – The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau recognized local volunteers at a reception held last Wednesday as part of National Volunteer  Week 2019 National Volunteer Week was celebrated from April 7 to 13, 2019. This year’s theme was: “The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities”. Locally, in recognition of National Volunteer Week 2019, the Volunteer Centre hosted the reception on... Read More

11th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Held on Saturday Raises Over $18,000 – VIDEO

11th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Held on Saturday Raises Over $18,000 – VIDEO
Brockville – The 11th annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser in support of Brockville’s low cost restaurant, Loaves & Fishes raised over $18,000 at the Brockville Memorial Centre on Saturday. The event saw people lining up at the door more than an hour before the event began. It featured local potters providing 500 bowls for sale along with 15 local restaurants providing... Read More

2019 Otter’s Den Presented By BDC Held on Friday Evening – VIDEO

2019 Otter’s Den Presented By BDC Held on Friday Evening – VIDEO
Brockville – The 2019 Otter’s Den presented by BDC was held this past Friday evening at the Aquatarium in Brockville. The evening was filled with live music, networking, Aquatarium exhibits, a full service four course meal and the 2019 Otters’ Den event. This year’s “Otters” were David Beatty, Bruce Moss & Michael Adamcryck. Pitching for the Otters were: BizSkills, FanSaves,... Read More

Starter Company Plus Program Announced 5 More Graduates Tuesday – VIDEO

Starter Company Plus Program Announced 5 More Graduates Tuesday – VIDEO
In the photo from L to R are: Doug Ptolemy, Revelation Martial Arts and Fitness; Laura Sivers, Lifefit Athletics; Wendy Onstein, Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre; Chris Graham, Custom Cabinets Plus (in back); Johanne Brennan, How to Thaw Your Frozen Feet and Tanya Van Eyk, Bee Wild Herbs. – Photo by Dale Elliott, Hometown TV12 Brockville – It was... Read More