Wind chill values are falling near minus 30 Monday night, but a milder air mass will begin to move in Tuesday (January 22nd).
After no buses being on the road Monday due to the extreme cold, STSCO in Peterborough tweeted out that the plan is for school buses to run on Tuesday. But they caution parents “to be mindful that there may be some delays resulting from buses being operational in these conditions, and that students take proper precautions in dressing for the weather and any delay.”
The 33rd Annual Rotary Carl Oake Swimathon takes place Friday, February 15th and Rotary is shooting to get 40 teams in it this year and raise a total of $50,000.
The Swimathon is all about fun (and fundraising), and raises money for Rotary projects and Easter Seals.
Get a team together and sign up to swim a lap on February 15th at the YMCA of Central East Ontario in Peterborough. Visit ptborotaryswimathon.com to register your swimathon team today.
Watch the promotional video our boutique agency spinoff StudioPTBO produced below to get a feel for this fun event…
The 2019 JJ Stewart Chrysler Winter Classic will take place on Monday, February 18th at Lakefield College from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This year’s event is in support of Autism Ontario Peterborough Chapter, as well as the Tarkington and Dombroski families.
Four boys and two girls teams will be participating, and the teams include: Leon’s Peterborough, CrossFit Kawartha, Village Pet Food & Supply, Elmhirst Excavating, Birdsall Beach Resort and Rapid Lift Inc. The Hardest Working Playing Awards are sponsored by Mr Sub on Lansdowne St., and participants will be collecting pledges for the Autism Ontario Peterborough Chapter.
A silent auction, bake sale and Chuck-A-Puck will be organized with all proceeds supporting the Tarkington and Dombroski families. Organizers are looking for silent auction donations, which can be dropped off to Aaron or Dani at Leon’s Peterborough (1731 Lansdowne Street West.).
For more info on the event, click here.
There is an expectation that when you bring your baby home from the hospital, everything is going to be okay. You believe you are about to start the next chapter of your life with joy and love. Well, for the Willett family, this was not the case with their baby Maverick. Read about their rollercoaster journey in the words of Maverick’s father Joel Willett…