Shaukat Mohamed

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Shaukat Mohamed The Bobcaygeon Local January 30, 2012 By Lisa Dever When Pierre Elliot Trudeau was lying in state Shaukat Mohamed travelled all the way from Bobcaygeon to Ottawa with his young children to pay their respects. After standing in line for six hours his children began to ask “Why are we here?” “You will

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Projects & Past Times

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VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Bobcaygeon Canada Day Committee The Bobcaygeon Canada Day Committee was formed in 1985 and proudly serves the community of Bobcaygeon by fundraising and coordinating its annual Canada Day Activities, installing flags and banners throughout the Village and working with partner groups. Though small, this dedicated  group of volunteers accomplish great things year in

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Skills and Experience

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“Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.” Liz Smith I intend and I do.  Sometimes that gets me in trouble with those who would rather talk than do, but I say get it done and move on to the next adventure! Clients Bank of Montreal Bobcaygeon Canada Day Bobcaygeon

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Lynn Wilson

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The Bobcaygeon Local July 16, 2010 By Lisa Dever Somewhere in a mansion in Uxbridge a painting by local artist Lynn Wilson adorns the walls alongside original works by the Group of Seven. Not bad company. Not bad at all. Lynn Wilson is no shrinking violet. When talking with her one quickly figures out that

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John Gallagher

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Lightning Bolt Winners The Bobcaygeon Local June 18, 2010 By Lisa Dever Huntsville resident John Gallagher is lucky to be alive. Last summer he suffered full cardiac arrest while visiting Bobcaygeon. On June 16, John and 23 other survivors had the opportunity to meet and thank the 160 care providers and civilians involved in saving

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School on the Move

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School on the Move The Bobcaygeon Local February 19, 2010 By Lisa Dever There is a lot to celebrate at Bobcaygeon Public School these days. First of all, BPS has been nominated as a “School on the Move” by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The annual award acknowledges thirty of the top schools in Ontario

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Ruth Bellbeck

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The Bobcaygeon Local January 30, 2009 By Lisa Dever One of the things I enjoy most about Ruth Bellbeck is her sunny disposition. She is always warm and friendly and makes everyone feel welcome and appreciated. She has a wonderful, infectious laugh and an obvious joy of life. She is talented, patient, kind and an

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Mark Wilson

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The Bobcaygeon Local February 18, 2011 Mark Wilson’s hands don’t look exceedingly extraordinary. They are strong, with long, artistic fingers, often tinged with stain, but at first glance there’s nothing of note. Far more noticeable than his hands is his face; it looks like Paul McCartney’s. In fact, his wife, Lynn says that at the

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