Flood 2014

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Flood relief fundraiser downtown this weekend!

Join me in beautiful downtown Burlington Sat. Aug. 23 for a fundraiser for Burlington flood victims, and enjoy free music as part of Saturdays in the Street (Brant&Elgin) and view exotic and high performance cars as part of Marques d’Elegance (Brant St). (Brant St). [caption id="attachment_4556" align="alignright" width="300"] Join me downtown for flood relief raffle - you chance to donate![/caption] So far, 20 downtown businesses have contributed gift certificates and products worth more than $1500 as part of our fundraiser. They include: Martini House The Stinson Bistro Bar and Lounge Son of a Peach Fairhome Keora Aveda Salon Emma's Back Porch & the Water St Cooker Joe Dog's Gasbar & Grill A...

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22 August
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Flood information: today at Children’s Festival & Saturdays in the Street

[caption id="attachment_4556" align="alignright" width="300"] Thanks to the media for continuing to highlight Burlington Flood relief efforts[/caption] Join me today at the Children's Festival and Saturdays in the Street to get more information about the Burlington flood, the devastation some of our friends and neighbours are facing and how you can help. At a special council meeting on Thursday, we heard first-hand stories of how our fellow residents are affected: contaminated basements, structural damage, destroyed heating and water systems. Some people have had to move out. The flood has damaged one of the most basic needs for these folks - shelter. If this isn't...

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16 August
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Flood information: today at Children’s Festival & Fit in the Core and Centro Garden

[caption id="attachment_4556" align="alignright" width="300"] Thanks to the media for continuing to highlight Burlington Flood relief efforts[/caption] Join me today at the Children's Festival and Saturdays in the Street to get more information about the Burlington flood, the devastation some of our friends and neighbours are facing and how you can help. At a special council meeting on Thursday, we heard first-hand stories of how our fellow residents are affected: contaminated basements, structural damage, destroyed heating and water systems. Some people have had to move out. The flood has damaged one of the most basic needs for these folks - shelter. If this isn't...

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16 August
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Burlington Flood Relief: The need, how you can help and where the money goes

Imagine you are sitting comfortably in your home listening to the rain fall, and very quickly your basement fills up with water and raw sewage. There’s a knock at the door. It’s emergency personnel – the power has to be cut – electricity and water don’t mix. Your heating and cooling systems don’t work – they are filled with water and waste. Your home, your shelter, your place of refuge is now a disaster zone – contaminated, dangerous, uninhabitable. You have to leave....

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13 August

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