Posts by Geoffrey Dawe

snapd Aurora, September 2015

snapd Aurora, September 2015

(As published in the September 2015 edition of snapd Aurora) With the emergence of Fall, we welcome one of Aurora’s most exciting and anticipated events of the season. Aurora’s Ribfest will be held at Machell Park from Friday, September 11 to Sunday, September 13 featuring two iconic Canadian rock bands, Chilliwack and The Spoons. Valid […]

snapd Aurora, August 2015

snapd Aurora, August 2015

(As published int he August 2015 edition of snapd Aurora) If you haven’t had the opportunity to join us for one of The Town of Aurora’s great summer events, check out the excellent line-up of entertainment provided at Movies in the Park and Concerts in the Park. Movies in the Park feature six family-friendly movies […]

Entertainment Extravaganza!

Entertainment Extravaganza!

(as published in the Aurora Banner, Thursday July 30, 2015) This weekend marks the August Civic Holiday, traditionally the half-way point of summer where we get the opportunity to spend time away from work to re-connect with friends and family. I have had the chance to spend some time with family over the past few […]

Summer Spectacular!

Summer Spectacular!

(As published in the Aurora, Thursday July 23, 2015) It is hard to believe that we are well on our way into August. I have had the opportunity to spend some time with family over the past few weeks, to help re-charge after a very busy spring Council agenda. I hope that everyone gets the […]

Aurora purchased Mavrinac Property

Aurora purchased Mavrinac Property

As of today, July 20, 2015, the Town of Aurora has purchased the 2.4-hectare (6 acre) property on Mavrinac Boulevard, known as Block 208, Plan 65M-3979, from Minto Communities Inc. for $2.47 million, pursuant to terms specified in a 2007 subdivision agreement. The transfer of the property from Minto to the Town effectively ends a […]

snapd Aurora, July 2015

snapd Aurora, July 2015

(As published in the July 2015 edition of snapd Aurora) I would like to take a moment to acknowledge Aurora’s 2015 Citizen of the Year, Diane Buchanan. A life-long volunteer who has given back to the community through a multitude of events, Diane received her award in June. Congratulations Diane on this well-earned accolade! I […]

Celebrate Aurora!

Celebrate Aurora!

(As published in the Auroran, Thursday June 25, 2015) This is a decidedly busy time of year for municipalities and Aurora is no exception. With so many events and activities taking place it is difficult to give each of them equal time in my monthly article, but I will certainly give it the “old college […]

Lots of Summer Activity!

Lots of Summer Activity!

(As published in the Aurora Banner, Thursday June 25, 2015) There is a tremendous amount of activities and events taking place throughout June, July and August in The Town of Aurora. I would like to take the opportunity to highlight some of them, as well as pass along some well-deserved thanks. As you may know, […]

Aurora Council Highlights, June 23, 2...

Aurora Council Highlights, June 23, 2015

Highlights of Aurora Town Council meeting of Tuesday, June 23 Patrick Moyle named Aurora Interim CAO Patrick Moyle has been hired as Aurora’s Interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), following the departure of CAO Neil Garbe, who is leaving at the end of June to assume the CAO role with The Town of Richmond Hill. Mr. […]

Aurora Council Highlights, June 9, 20...

Aurora Council Highlights, June 9, 2015

Highlights of Aurora Town Council meeting of Tuesday, June 9 Council recognizes Diane Buchanan as 2015 Citizen of the Year Mayor Geoffrey Dawe and members of Aurora Town Council presented Diane Buchanan with the 2015 Citizen of the Year Award in a ceremony in Council Chambers. Ms. Buchanan was recognized during the Community Recognition and […]

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