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Hot Dog & Cotton Candy Sales at Fletcher's Metro on Sherbrooke St

06/13/2009 - 10:00
06/14/2009 - 16:00
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Another big fundraiser for the Venturers and Rovers!
No prep needed, just show up Saturday and Sunday morning at Metro grocery store in Westmount and get ready to roll out hotdogs and cotton candy!

2nd Westmount Venturers & Rovers sell Hamburgers at Westmount Family Day

05/30/2009 - 10:00
05/30/2009 - 16:00
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It's Westmount's annual Family Day in the Park and we're selling hamburgers again this year. This is a joint venture between the Venturers and the Rovers and is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.

We need all hands on deck to make the burgers Friday night (May 29th at the Erskine's) and then again for the sale itself on Saturday.

May Moot 2009: Spring Camp for 14yo and older - 15-18 May

05/15/2009 - 19:37
05/18/2009 - 19:37
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Theme: HollyMoot - We want to see you on the Big Screen!
When: May 15-18, 2009
Where: Arundel Nature Center (about 125km NW of Montreal)
Who can come: Any registered member of Scouting, 14 years and older
For more info http://grannygrunts.ca/index.php

‘Junior’ city council votes for free cookies


by Martin C. Barry
Westmount Examiner
May 28th 2009

During a meeting of Westmount’s “junior” city council last week, Councillor Lowik proposed that free cookies be made available in municipal buildings, while Councillor Jackson proposed creating a skateboard park on the north side of Academy Road.

“Because Council wishes to make visits to municipal buildings more fun,” and “because eating cookies would help visitors to pass the time when they have to wait for an appointment,” Lowik moved that free cookies “be offered to any person who visits one of the municipal buildings such as City Hall, the library, the arena or Victoria Hall.”

Not the usual issues to come up in Westmount city council, to be sure. But on this special occasion, the council was made up of members of the Westmount Park Cubs.

As pointed out by Councillor John de Castell, who organized the mock council meeting and gave the Cubs a guided tour of City Hall, the skateboard park resolution would not have been very popular with local residents, had it passed.

Cubs take over city hall

Westmount Independent
May 26-27, 2009

The Westmount Park Cubs were at city hall on May 21 for an in-depth civics lesson, courtesy of Westmount city councillor John de Castell and city clerk Mario Gerbeau.

Stops included deciphering the Westmount crest on the steps of city hall, ringing the ship’s bell of the HMCS Westmount and a mock council session –
complete with agenda, residents’ questions and journalists. How many residents know that the ravens on the city crest are due to Westmount’s previous incorporation as the “Town of Côte St. Antoine”? Well, these Cubs do. Councillor de Castell explained that the city’s former patron saint, St. Anthony/ Antoine of the Desert (251-356), was fed by the birds while he was living a hermit’s life.

The highlight for many was a visit to the rarely seen, room-size model of the
city, which shows all the parks, roads and buildings, including individual houses. The Cubs pointed out their own residences and answered questions from their leaders about major buildings. The future voters had some of the same