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FOCUS - FEBRUARY 2016 31 50 Years Ago JANUARY Three New Year babies were born in Port Perry Community Memorial Hospital all within seven hours. Mrs. V. Skerratt accepts the honourary position of Chief Marching Mother for Port Perry during the March of Dimes Campaign. FEBRUARY Dr. D.C. Christie local veterinarian has within a short period of time detected rabid animals in both Reach and Scugog Townships. Anna Forder and Richard Stephens captured the Canadian Junior Mixed Championship. MARCH Three hundred chickens perished in a fire on the farm of Mr. Hugh Strong Reach Township. The new addition to the Port Perry High School will cost 2.5 million. APRIL Lake Scugog ice went out on April 6th. Ontario County Council recommends a 40000 grant to the Port Perry Community Memorial Hospital. MAY The Bulldozers Port Perry Intermediate C hockey team became the first Port Perry team to capture an Ontario Championship. William Harrison editor of the Port Perry Star is elected president of the Scugog Chamber of Commerce. JUNE The first hole-in-one at Sunnybrae Golf Course was recorded when Ken Moore drove a ball off the tee on the 150 yard 6th hole. Two hundred friends and relatives pay tribute to Roy H. Cornish at a banquet held in his honour. JULY Dean Beare son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Beare a grade 8 student at R.H. Cornish Public School received a certificate for perfect attendance at the school for nine years. He never missed or was late. Joel Aldred a well-known TV personality and a native of Port Perry accepts the position of chairman for a fundraising campaign for the local hospital. AUGUST Ten year old Shelley Olsen of Prince Albert and Jane Den Boer of R.R. 2 Port Perry were winners in the Elmer Summer Safety Contest. SEPTEMBER Over 1200 students were enrolled in Port Perry schools when the doors opened for another year. Dan C. Madsen of Barrie becomes the new proprietor of the local I.G.A. store. OCTOBER Port Perry population increased by 123 to an all-time high of 2625. NOVEMBER Triplet calves were born on the farm of Mr. and Mrs. George Irwin north of Greenbank. Port Perry Legion makes a pledge of 5000 to the Community Memorial Hospital Building Fund. DECEMBER Joseph Dowson was elected the first Deputy-Reeve in Scugog Township and Victor Aldred was acclaimed Reeve. Also re-elected to council were Mrs. June Crozier and Mrs. Grace Love. The third councillor elected was Glen Demara. Twenty persons attended the first public meeting in regard to the proposed sewerage system for Port Perry. 1966 Courtesy of Scugog Heritage GalleryPeter Hvidsten