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Winter Banners 2017/2018

2018 Kids Winter Banners Proudly Flying! A damp and rainy December day could not deter the GT Sign’s crew, (Andrew and Blair) from their annual assignment of hanging the kid’s Winter Banners. As 2018 marks Richmond’s bicentennial this edition of banners feature the 200th logo with the

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Garage Sale Extravaganza!

Bargains Galore – Saturday, May 13th! This is one of the best community garage sales in Ottawa …. You don’t want to miss this sale! …. It is Village-wide with lots of great bargains to be had! (rain or shine) Over 60 single and multiple family sales!

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Richmond 1818 Wine!

Richmond’s own, local, Jabulani Vineyard and Winery has bottled a commemorative white wine named Richmond 1818 in support of Richmond’s bicentennial. A dollar from the sale of each bottle is donated to the celebration. To order contact jabulani.ca directly.  “This is Richmond’s birthday wine to celebrate 200

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200th Anniversary Fox Dolls

Now that’s a foxy move…! Another very creative and unique grassroots initiative – long time local resident,  Mrs. Hendrika Wammes has spent countless hours creating beautiful knitted stuffed fox dolls. She has donated them to be sold or auctioned with all proceeds going to Richmond’s bicentennial celebration.

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Stay tuned July 8th … can we win $250 K for the community?

Get ready Richmond … we can do this! The Richmond Lions Club and the Richmond Village Association are gearing up to win $250K for our Community and a great legacy project for Richmond200! Remember the Hockeyville contest where we came in 8th?  Well, this is the summer

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