In answer to some recent queries concerning the photo contest:
– Any photo appearing on the site will be credited to the photographer;
– All entries become property of the Foundation for the purpose of displaying them on the website or at open houses at Fryfogel Tavern next summer. You retain all other rights;
– Photos may be any size but resolution needs to be 300 dots per inch (dpi) or better;
– Wide angle or panoramic shots work best if you would like to see your photo(s) on the slider at the top of our home page;
– Please do not use Photoshop or other methods to enhance your photos.
Best of luck!
Future of the 100-year-old Stratford Country Club (SCC) lies in the hands of shareholders called to attend a special meeting at the club on Friday, November 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Shareholders will be asked to consider, and “if thought fit,” pass a resolution or resolutions approving the sale of some, or all, assets of the country club.
The notice signed by club secretary Dom Gaffney added that “a description of the matters to be submitted to the meeting will be forwarded to all shareholders as early as possible before the meeting.”
The Stratford Country Club’s Board of Directors earlier asked Stratford Police to investigate irregularities in the club’s accounts, and disclosed that the club owes more than $1 million to a bank, Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and bond holders. The club needs to come up with ways to repay the debt or find a buyer by January 31, 2015.
Those seeking to join or renew memberships in the Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation or Friends of the Fryfogel Arboretum for 2015 will fill out a new membership form replacing two separate forms used previously.
“The new form will make it easier to administer membership and activities undertaken by the Foundation as well as the Arboretum,” said Eric Adams, Chair of the Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation.
Basic membership (family included) remains at $25 for 2015.
Manufacturing employs just under a third of the workforce in Perth County;
Some 2,200 farms operate across the County;
There are more than 498,159 acres of fertile land in the County;
Perth County farm output is greater than that of four other provinces combined;
Some 1.2 million tourists visit each year.
Staff reporter Wally Wordsworth has been hard at work on a series of Perth County trivia quizzes that will appear from time to time on our website.
First of these can be found today at Qs and As on our website menu.
Calling all shutterbugs!
Top entry each month in our new photo contest will appear on our website.
All the best entries will be included in a photography exhibit during open houses at Fryfogel Tavern next summer. All entries become the property of the Stratford Perth Heritage Foundation.
This contest is open to amateur photographers residing in Perth County.
We’re looking for photos of historic sites found in Perth County.
Deadline for entries will be the 15th of each month, with first entries due by December 15, 2014.
The Shakespeare Men’s Club is hosting the 4th Annual Shakespeare Christmas parade on Saturday, December 13 at 1 pm. Click here for full details.