April 2013 Column in the EMC

There’s No Place Like Home Did you happen to catch the recent CTV Canada A.M. segment featuring the new Bridge Bistro and Café with owner Bev Appleby? Or how about our own young Jordan McIntosh interviewed and performing on CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning just last week? Once again, Carleton Place was spotlighted to the entire region as a community of great people, a great place to live, and a great destination. And the list goes on … another Up Close and Personal Concert in the Town Hall featuring Lynn Miles, exciting Carleton Place Canadian play-off games at the arena, a Free-Cycle Day at Carambeck Community Centre and the 2013 Electronics Recycling event at the Rona parking lot, and the second annual spectacular Home and Fashion Show in the middle of the month are just a few of the special events happening in April. The same hardworking volunteers who brought us The Winter Carnival in February post daily on the Carleton Place Social Scene Facebook page – check it out for an amazing list of events for everyone in the community. The Town has so much to offer our residents – quality housing, entertainment, dining and shopping, superior arts and sports events, indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities, topnotch hospital, schools and daycare facilities, and a myriad of service clubs, youth groups, and special interest organizations. Business owners and entrepreneurs, volunteer groups and individuals all contribute to making Carleton Place a thriving, exciting community. Let’s each of us do our part by supporting, participating, promoting and just getting involved. As Dorothy said, ‘There’s no place like home.’ She must have been talking about Carleton Place!