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I Believe That ............... - 10/29/08 11:24 AM
How often is it that some one sends you an email with a joke a saying or a video. Some are inane some are funny some are rude. Once in a while one really strikes a cord.While I do not generally post or forward information I recieve in emails. This one struck a cord. To my fellow active/rain MembersFind an I believe that relates to one of your postscopy that one I believe into your commentwith a link to your post. Nothing else required.Ive added a few links just to get you going If you have an I Believe that is not (24 comments)
While Georgina residents received theirs a while ago Durham Region, including Uxbridge, Assessment notices are scheduled to go out next week
Via Barrie Clulow: Watch Your Mail Box starting today if you live in York Region and Nov 03 if you live in Durham Region The new assessment notices that will be part of the equation in determining your property tax bill in 2009 are in the mail. Notices of re assessment started being sent out for the week of Sept 15th thru till Nov. 17th according to the Municipal Property Assessment Corporations (MPAC) web site It is estimated that (3 comments)
Uxbridge Christmas Home Tour -- Supports Precious Minds - 10/24/08 01:24 PM
Community Spirit and Generosity Filled with community spirit and generosity Uxbridge is a community that cares for those close to home as well as those around the world. The Uxbridge Christmas Home Tour 5th Uxbridge Christmas Home TourSaturday November 8, 200810:00am to 4:30pm$20.00 each Each Home of the 7 homes on the tour will offer a dazzling array of stylish Christmas ideas and ways to prepare your home for the holidays. The support of the many volunteers, local business, home owners, musicians, decorators, and florists has enabled the Uxbridge Christmas Home Tour to raise $60,000 for local charitable organizations since its (2 comments)
To Our Valued Customers - 10/22/08 03:37 PM
WE ARE RENOVATING OUR WEB SITES Over the next few months you will notice some changes in our sites Uxbridge Real Estate Online and My Uxbridge Information as new links and features are added or old ones are removed and our directories are updated. We trust that you will enjoy the new features such as the addition of Kathy's Blog and her Uxbridge Information and Events Blog which are replacing other pages on our sites. Doing so offers us the ability to keep certain time sensitive aspects of the sites updated in a more timely fashion. It is our desire to (4 comments)
With all the rain we have had this year it is more important than ever to ensure you test your well water especially if you have a dug well or an older one that may have surface water leaching into it. "As of 2006, waterborne diseases are estimated to cause 1.8 million deaths each year while about 1.1 billion people lack proper drinking water" wikipedia Water is essential to all life Think About What You Drink provides some information on the worlds water supply and on maintaining your own well Helping children to understand the water cycle is a (5 comments)
Uxbridge Properties are Selling - 10/17/08 02:05 PM
Recently featured properties for sale in and around Uxbridge, Ontario Each link will take you to the web site for each property.
Blog Action Day 2008 - Poverty - Uxbridge Contributes to the Solution - 10/15/08 01:15 PM
It is appropriate that 2 days after blog action day a team of thirty medical and support staff will leave Uxbridge for Ghana as part of an International group heading for Northern Ghana. This is the second time that Uxbridge has contributed to the fight against poverty from a medical standpoint. This years team includes Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Registered Nurses, Pharmacists, a Chiropractor, a Child life specialist, Health Care Administrators and Volunteers. The top four cause of death in this area are Malaria, Pneumonia, Diarrhea and Anemia which are easily preventable and easily treatable if the resources are available. But the (12 comments)
Every 3 seconds a child dies of extreme poverty A very powerful and visual demonstration of the number of deaths from hunger and hunger related causes are the demonstration maps by Poverty.com. Their hunger map puts a face on the estimated 25,000 people who die of hunger or hunger related causes each day using their world map simulation, Other simulation maps show that poverty also has a large impact on deaths by; Aids - 1 every 15 seconds mostly in Africa, Pneumonia - 2 million (10 comments)
Lets Make A Deal --- NEW PRICE $150,000 --- 78 Allan St - 10/14/08 01:02 PM
Port Perry Estate Sale ... Handyman Special ... Fix up or create your own reno's. Quiet neighbourhood close to shopping, schools, parks and lake - ideal location detached garage / workshop - Estate Sale - being sold "As Is"
Join us here on active rain as we discuss POVERTY. Take part in our conversations or just follow along. Here are some of the conversations leading up to Blog action day. Blog Action Day 2008-Are You In?, 9 Days Before,Realtors Care, Together We Can Make A Difference,Show You Care, I'm In. Are You? Blog Action Day October 15,
This week is the the last week of the Celebration if you have not enjoyed at least one of the events of this years Fall Festival Of The Arts your opportunities are slipping away. This weeks line up includes: Ongoing Sculpture Symposium daily till the 9th - in Centennial Park Watch the sculpture take form before your eyes. If you missed the studio tour this is a great opportunity to see three of artist at work. Fly Freeman, Gerd Uterman,and Wynn Walters will carve in wood using trees from Uxbridge that were cut down for safety reasons. On Stage Uxbridge Presents (6 comments)
Ontario Senior Homeowners' -- Property Tax Grant - 10/08/08 09:47 AM
If you are 64 years of age or older, own and occupy a principal residence in Ontario and paid property taxes on it in 2008 you may qualify for a grant of up to $250 in 2009. Applications for the grant will be included in your 2008 personal income tax return. The maximum grant will be increased up to $500 for 2010 and subsequent years.
Additional requirements for eligibility
A single senior with $250 or more in property taxes in 2008 and an income up to $35,000 will receive the maximum of $250. Those with incomes of $35,000 (0 comments)
It’s Fire Prevention Week – Prevent Home Fires - 10/04/08 11:38 PM
Fire Prevention week is October 5th to October11th this year. Did you know cooking and heating are among the leading causes of home fires in Ontario. A pot holder held too close to a lit burner or a space heater left overnight could be all it takes to to start a home fire.
Picture is a Public service announcement from The Ontario Fire Marshals Office This years theme empasizes that cooking, heating equipment, electrical equipment,cigarettes, candles, matches and lighters are some of the lading causes of fires in the home.
Did you know the great Chicago fire that (3 comments)
Realtors Care - 10/04/08 10:18 PM
35,532 REALTORS® who donated funds to the Realtors Care Foundation helped enable the foundation to donate over 1/4 of a million dollars to shelter related charities in Ontario.The support of 18 Ontario real estate boards and their members who participated in the various campaigns to raise funds for the foundation helped make it possible to donate money to shelter based charities that included; women's, youth's, and men's shelters, Habitat for Humanity in several areas throughout Ontario, Out of the cold programs, hospices, Community Living and many many more. The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA) foundation works to support shelter related charities (5 comments)
Clouds, Sunsets, Sun Rises and Other Reflections - 10/02/08 11:23 AM
I am always amazed by the displays of Mother Nature. We should all take a moment every now and then just to enjoy the vistas she provides for us every day. There are views that will remind you of someone or something. Some paint pictures some are views that relax while others arouse emotions Some images are worth a thousand words and for others the words are not worth repeating. Some help tell a story. As we age they are a great way to bring back memories of those times past, Your childhood, your wedding, your children, their weeding, your grandchildren, (16 comments)
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