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President's Update

Georgina Balascas

Hello!

It has certainly been a very difficult and exhausting road that we have
travelled these past several weeks. However, there is a glimmer
of hope as restrictions are being lifted slowly, but carefully. As you
know, certain shops and services have been allowed to open. As this
process continues, we have been asked to remain vigilant and to
maintain social/physical distancing so that the virus does not spread.
Recently we were told that we may be required to wear masks in
stores and other locations as a precaution to protect ourselves and
others. There are several businesses that already require that masks
be worn by their customers.

Because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we are making The Marklander May 2020 issue available in PDF format. If you would like to download a copy of The Marklander, follow this link: http://www.marklandwood.org/images/Marklander/PDF/May_2020.pdf)  

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Anna Schaefer

Hello!

Happy Spring...at least I think it is spring! Last thing I remember was March Break. This morning I saw a neighbour talking to her cat. It was obvious she thought her cat understood her. I came into my house, told my dog, and we laughed a lot.

I hope you are all managing during this unusual time. Social distancing is not what Markland is all about; it’s not what humanity is all about but it seems to be the only way to fight this global pandemic. We are all in this together as we live the same day, over and over again. The most mundane tasks have taken on a new meaning. Excitement doesn’t cost a mere fortune anymore! Netflix has become a necessity, not a luxury. Zoom used to be a teeth whitening system. The word hero has taken on a new meaning…and the list goes on.  

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Marklander Cover Contest!

on Friday, 12 January 2018.

Attention children 10 years of age and under! We want you to draw our February front cover celebrating Valentine's Day! Be creative and show us your talent. Use crayons, markers or pencil crayons and enter our contest. Please use an 8.5" x 8.5" sheet of paper for your drawing. The winner will receive a Cineplex Gift Card.

All entries must be submitted no later than January 26th. Please deliver your drawing to 303 Markland Drive. Include your name, age and address on a SEPARATE piece of paper. The winner will be contacted by January 28th. A release form will have to be completed in order to display the artist's name in our publication and on our website.

Good Luck!

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