b'DECEMBER 2022Volume 18 - Number 4Published by Focus on Scugog Inc. 188 Mary Street, Unit 201Port PerryL9L 1A2 905-985-8585email:focus@focusonscugog.comwebsite: www.focusonscugog.comPublisher / Editor MaryAnn Fleming featuresAdvertising Deborah Jones Finotti,Ryan RogersProduction.Arlene Walker, Melissa BirdFreelance Writers Jonathan van Bilsen, 3 Tis the busiest time of the yearLynn Campbell, Paul Arculus,Especially for the big guy in red.Scott Mercer, Peter HvidstenWebsite Bill Walker4Brent Herrington shares memoriesAccounting Donna van Bilsen The WBC was exciting and nerve-racking, Focus on Scugogis published 12 times a year but highlight of his career.from Port Perry and is distributed to all homes and businesses in Scugog Township by Canada Post.Delivery therst Tuesday of each month,35 Retiring in Costa Rica, baby!although this date does vary, depending on theRyan and Yannick now call it home.number of weeks in a month.Opinions expressed by columnists, contributorsandletterwritersmustbesigned,including41 The future of Oak Ridges Hospice continues to look brightaddress and phone number. Letters must beChristine Vos is the new Executive Director.signed.Requeststhatanamebewithheld will be honoured only if there is a compelling reason to do so. IDEAS ? regularsGOT LETS HEAR THEM!AtFocusonScugog wevaluereaderinput. , Unique, local story ideas and any community13Lettersinformation is always welcome, and we will pub- We love to hear from you! lish as much as we possibly can. Please submit ideas to: focus@focusonscugog.com 46 Thumbsourcover Rating local events and decisions. 61 Whats Up ScugogLocal entertainment you dont want to miss.63 PhotosNtravelAdventures with Jonathan van Bilsen.Ho, ho, ho! See Santa on his sleigh this Saturday at the parade. See story page 3.Photo by MaryAnn FlemingFOCUS - DECEMBER20221'