6 FOCUS - FEBRUARY 2019 At 12:30 p.m. families were invited to skate for free and many took advantage including Mike Laﬀey and his son Walker (below). At 2 p.m. the 2018 Mayor’s Honour Roll recipients were recognized. Ever tried to get 15 people and nine dogs to all sit still and look in the same direction? We couldn’t! On the stage at the back; Regional Councillor Wotten, Mayor Drew, Councillor Lance Brown, Councillor Guido, Regional Chair John Henry. Here is hoping we have the mom or dad matched up with their best friend. Middle row; Ivo Finotti and Max, Sue Brain and Carly, Mark Bouwmeester and Ricki, Lynda Mills and Molly, Chris Zmozynski and Max, Larry Corrigan and Andy, Barbara Sinclair and Cooper, Ken Richards and Cinn. Front row; Lorna Shipley and Bella and Community Services Coordinator Marsha Seens. Unable to attend were Scarlett Martyn and Georgia and Gilbert, Kerry Swain and Watson, and Karen Waters and Luke and Harley. MAYOR & COUNCIL’S 2019 NEW YEAR’S LEVEE was held on Sunday January 6 at the Scugog Recreation Centre PHOTOS BY MARYANN FLEMING 2018MAYOR’S HONOUR ROLL Towards the end of the ceremony, it literally went to the dogs as St. John Ambulance Pet Therapy Program volunteers took to the stage with their four-legged friends. The individual recipients were: Top L-R: Marg Doe, Sandie Barnes, Bill Minors. Bottom L-R: Mark Fletcher, Neil Simpson and Joanna Thornton.