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FREE FAMILY BUDGETING WORKSHOP hosted by the Community Pentecostal Church /Christians Against Poverty(CAP), 1825 St Joseph Blvd. at 6:30 p.m. Learn how to save and pay off your debts workshop. For more information call 613-837-3555.


FIRST CHOICE will entertain from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Orléans Legion, 800 Taylor Creek Dr. for your listening and dancing pleasure. Buffet dinner served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For reservations call 613-590-7227.


COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER hosted by the Royal Oak Pub Orléans in support of Habitat for Humanity from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Community BBQ with live bands and a silent auction...The action starts at 1 p.m. with the first musical act. House band Mandie & JF and the Chris Evans Band will take to the stage starting at 7 p.m.!! Come have some fun and show your support!!


COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE hosted by the Greater Avalon Community Association from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plenty of bargains to be found as the residents of Avalon take part in this annual community event.


ORLÉANS CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on June 6 and 7 and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 8 in the Centrum Blvd. Festival Plaza. Presented by Orléans Festivals and the Heart of Orléans BIA featuring craft beer from 29 different craft brewers. Food vendors will include Orléans own Meatings BBQ. Live music all three days. For more information visit www.orleansfestivals.ca.

 

Major Peewee Rangers capture
Bell Capital Cup
By Fred Sherwin
Posted January 1, 2019

The Gloucester Rangers Major Peewee AA team are Bell Capital Cup champions after beating the Ottawa Valley Silver Seven in the tournament final on Dec. 30.

The Rangers played seven games over two days to win the Cup, scoring 36 goals along the way while giving up just eight. The streak included four shutouts.

Their only loss came against the South Park Panthers in the round robin portion of the tournament.

They started things off with an impressive 11-0 win over the Voisins de Papineau on Friday, Dec. 28. Later the same day they downed the St. Lawrence Steel with an equally impressive 7-0 victory. The next morning they beat the Sudbury Wolves by a 6-0 score. That's 23 goals for and no goals against in three game.

The Rangers appeared to be firing on all cylinders when they ran into an equally talented South Hills Panthers team from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. The result was a 4-1 loss.

In a display of the type resilience they've shown all season long, the Rangers managed to bounce back to beat the Flamborough Sabres 5-0 in the quarterfinals which set up a rematch with the Panthers in the semis.

The second game between the two combatants turned out to be a hard fought battle. With a trip to the Canadian Tire Centre on the line, the Rangers found themselves trailing the Panthers 3-2 four minutes into the third period.

After tying the game on a power play goal by Deklyn Campbell, the Rangers took advantage of another man advantage opportunity late in the game to score the go ahead goal. The young man responsible for the eventual game winner was Benjamin Cormier.

Their opponents in the final was a familiar foe. The Rangers have played the Silver Seven three times during the first half of the Hockey Eastern Ontario (HEO) regualr season, beating them twice and losing once..

After a scoreless first period in the final, the Rangers managed to pot a pair of goals in the second stanza on shots from Campbell and Cormier with each setting up the other.

The Silver Seven cut the Rangers' lead in half early in the third, but they were unable to get the equalizer against a Gloucester's stubburn defence. The result was the Rangers second tournament win of the season. They won the Capital Gold Rush tournament in late September.

The team is currently tied for first place in the HEO regular season standings with the Seaway Valley Rapids, however, they have a game in hand. A win or a tie in their next game would move them into first place..

(This story was made possible thanks to the generous support of our local business partners.)

 

Entertainment

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Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to Orléans

Sir Will production of 'Seussical the Musical' hits all the right notes

Orléans Old Players present pair of comedy short stories


NCAFA, Jr. Gee-Gees form elite minor football program

Les Sittelles hosts first annual Brian Leblanc gymnastics meet

Orléans native to play for Great Britain at World Hockey Championships

 
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CEDAR VALLEY LEBANESE FOOD: Owners celebrate two years in business

 

SANTÉ CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTRE: Where healthy people go

 

180-FITNESS CENTRE: Home of the Biggest Loser

 

 

 


VIEWPOINT: SNC Lavalin affair puts Liberal majority in jeopardy

 

WALTER ROBINSON: Summertime in Orléans offers plenty to see and do

 

HEATHER JAMIESON: Pre-planning some end of life arrangements has many benefits

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