The Cumberland Farmers’ Market Book Sale held on June 28th and July 5th allowed us to support both the Kidney Foundation of Canada and The Kidney Research Center/Ottawa Hospital with a donation of $350. each thanks to the generous support of our community.
Our Market Café’s have raised a total of $1,379.68. These funds will be used by the market to cover expenses and invest in Café necessities.
AUGUST 23: Art in the Park- welcomes our local artists for “Art in the Park.”
Removal & replacement of the play structure in Wilfred Murray Park will finally begin on July 7th and will continue until the reopening in mid August. During this period the area around the play structure will be fenced off and no public access will be allowed. See the attached PDF for more details about the amazing new equipment that will be installed. The colours of the two main structures will be as shown. The independent features will have different colours. The structures offer numerous handicap accessible components.
The City of Ottawa sponsored Water Round Table held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 was a great success considering it dawned a sunny day. Many concerned and interested Ottawa residents donated half of their Saturday to participate in a dialogue identifying priorities and concerns related to the current and future of water quality in the national capital region.
Participants discussed the following questions and all conversations were scribed for consolidaiton by the committee.
1) What does a healthy water environment mean to you?
Dale's Cemetery (reference book) by: Cumberland Township Historical Society - (Darell Small, Ottawa Branch Ontario Genealogical Society, 1980). Published by the Society in 2005. (ISBN 0-9687196-4-3) http://www.cths.ca/english/4/4-3-5.html
"The land for this beautifully situated and well groomed cemetery was given by William Dale".
The Cumberland Community Association would like to acknowledge and extend a warm thank you to the generosity of the President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama' at Ottawa, Aleemuddin Ahmed and their community. The CCA were welcomed to use their property in the old school building for our meetings for the first half of the year. From the letter below it is clear that the building which has layed dormant for years will again become a centre of activity. We look forward to the additional activity in the village.