My Articles in The Mural 

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I am a proud Columnist for The Mural. Below you will find the previous issues with highlights telling you which pages you will find my column "Living in Leeds County". Also, take time to read the stories and articles from the other talented Reporters on The Mural team and, of course, visit those advertisers who help make it possible. 

The Mural November 2021
The Mural November 2021

Learn about the Leeds County Federation of Agriculture in my column Living in Leeds County page 5. Rebecca Bredin receives the Ben TeKamp Memorial Award pg 6 and look for the Local Service Provider Checklist on page 9.

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The Mural October 2021
The Mural October 2021

Page 16 read about my sweet maple adventure to McEwen Acres, and get in the mood for fall by freshening up your home -pg 5. Learn about the business programs offered by Leeds, Grenville, Small Business Centre in my Living in Leeds County Column on page 10. Going away and need somewhere for your pets to stay check out the article on Tikaani-Atka Boarding Kennel. Updates on Lakeside Christmas Shopping, Turkey fun in Lyndhurst and more.

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The Mural September 2021
The Mural September 2021

Find my Living in Leeds County column where I feature "Vendors Behind the Masks at Crosby Market" on page 11.

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The Mural August 2021 Issue
The Mural August 2021 Issue

Learn about the local Lyndhurst, Seeley's Bay & District Chamber of Commerce on page 6. Find out what Rideau Lakes Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee is up to pg 12 (Living in Leeds County). Discover how Abraham from Clean and Green Mosquito Treatment can help you pg 12. Check out what I discovered while going on the Hidden Garden Tour in Front of Yonge (pg 17).

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The Mural July 2021 Issue
The Mural July 2021 Issue

On the cover you can read about the large cheese box veneer lathe that was removed from the Delta Mill Driveshed. Page 2 includes some info. about fun outdoor movies. Page 5 follows MPP Clark and Mayor Hoogenboom as they present the Rideau Lakes Business Recognition awards to the three winners. Page 6 find some helpful summer travel tips and read all about Leah and Dan the owners of The Tipsy Goat in Lansdowne (pg 8). Living in Leeds County column is on pg 14 along with the Asset Builders awards

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The Mural June 2021 Issue
The Mural June 2021 Issue

On page 4 see what our local 4-H members and the Cloverbuds have been doing. Living in Leeds County column is on page 5 and features some favourite places in the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley. Find out about Lyn Valley Quilt Co. a new virtual quilt shop that has opened up (pg. 7) and don't forget to read all about Fathers, Food & Fun on page 13 complete with a yummy donut flavoured muffin recipe.

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The Mural May 2021 Issue
The Mural May 2021 Issue

The Mural May 2021 Issue includes coverage of the 5th Annual Rideau Lakes Business Awards on pg 6 along with the Rideau Lakes Business Network spring update on pg 5. Learn about the councillors and Mayor in Front of Yonge Township in my column Living in Leeds County on pg 13 and get inspired by my article "Planting food, flowers & Hope" on pg 16.

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The Mural April 2021 Issue
The Mural April 2021 Issue

The Mural April 2021 Issue includes an article on pg 11 about a new guitar school in Mallorytown called Blackwood Guitar Company owned by Ted Brown. Find out a little more about some local councillors and Mayor of Rideau Lakes Township in my Living in Leeds County column on pg 7. Pg 9 includes an article about the Leeds County Federation of Agriculture making a difference with their donations of masks for local 4-H groups. Brian's Barter 4 Bargains in Lansdowne is highlighted on pg 15.

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The Mural March 2021 Issue
The Mural March 2021 Issue

The Mural March 2021 Issue. Check out some interesting facts about some of the councillors in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands in my column Living in Leeds County on page 8. There's a quick update on Rideau Lakes Business Network on page 14 and some fun coverage of the Lyndhurst Ice Fishing Derby on page 16.

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