Erica Wiebe dropped into town Tuesday for the christening of the “Erica Wiebe Gym” in the Goulbourne Recreation Complex.
The renaming was proposed in August by Councillor Shad Qadri after Wiebe took gold in wrestling during the 2016 Rio Olympics. It received unanimous approval from council.
“It’s incredible, it’s so surreal,” said Wiebe. “It just seems like yesterday I was in Rio, on the mats, having the best day of my life and then today to have a gymnasium named after me in my community, it’s an honour.” Continue reading →
Harold Moore saw our post this morning with suggestions for nature trails near Stittsville. He went out and explored the Crazy Horse Trail north of Stittsville, and sent along these great photos. Check out Friends of the Carp Hills on Facebook for more info about the trail. (Click on any photo for larger size.)
Thanks to Barry Gray for sending along more great photos from around our community. The photo above of the geese in the field was taken Thursday morning near Fernbank Road. The cornfield below is just south of Stittsville.
Thanks to David Collier for sharing this great photo. He writes: “I wanted to share this photo with you and the readers of StittsvilleCentral.ca. I feel it captures the current mood of the great city of Stittsville as it continues to grow while maintaining it’s grassroots and gracious community personality.”
It was worth the wait! This year’s Arts in the Park had to be rescheduled after being totally washed out in June. Dozens of artists and vendors packed Village Square Park for the annual event on Sunday, presented by the Stittsville Village Association. Barry Gray was there with his camera to capture some of the fun.Continue reading →