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Posted On Monday, September 16, 2019

'Gracious Gardener' summer adventure - twitter Who is Gracie? She is the owner of the ‘Gracious Gardener’!
She is the daughter of Emilly, a claims adjuster with Middlesex Mutual.
A student who competed, and won out of 50 contestants in the Be Your Own Boss contest put on by Huron County Economic Development last year. She was in Grade 4 at the time.
A young girl who saw an opportunity to help her school by pitching a business plan to grow and sell her own vegetables. Gracie’s plan was to...

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Posted On Friday, September 13, 2019

Terry Fox Run - facebookA bit of reflection as we head into this weekend and the Terry Fox Run on Sunday.
For too long, the leading cause of death in Canada has been linked to cancer. Unfortunately, many of us have been touched by this disease, whether through a family member, co-workers or personally.
Middlesex Mutual agent, Tara McKenzie has been the lead organizer of the Terry Fox Run Ilderton for a number years, with over $115,000 raised to date.
Funds raised during the many runs being...

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Posted On Tuesday, September 03, 2019

First week back at school- twitter Drivers have a very important role to play in back-to-school safety It is not always easy to predict a child’s behaviour. Using defensive driving skills like driving at an appropriate speed and being prepared to stop is crucial to keeping our kids safe around roadways.
Driving tips to keep in mind Pay attention.  Using your cell phone, finding a radio station, self-grooming, eating while driving. These are all distractions that may lead to a collision. Expect...

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Posted On Tuesday, July 23, 2019

hand pumping gas into carSummer opportunities to explore Ontario abound and many of us enjoy hopping in our car and driving to the many points of interest that are all around us. The choices you make as a driver can have a major impact on fuel consumption. Making a conscious choice to use fuel-efficient driving techniques will help at the gas pump.
Here are a few tips to help you drive with fuel efficiency in mind: Drive smarter and reduce your fuel consumption by up to 25%! Accelerate gently....

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Posted On Friday, July 19, 2019

glowing sunWith much of Southwestern Ontario under a heat warning advisory until Sunday, it is important to find ways to stay cool and hydrated. Follow the Red Cross ’s advice and:
Never leave children or pets alone in enclosed vehicles.
Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids even if you do not feel thirsty. Avoid drinks with caffeine or alcohol.
Eat small meals and eat more often.
Avoid extreme temperature changes.
Wear loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored...

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