Antigonish International Film Festival (AIFF) committee members made their annual donation of films, shown at last year’s festival, to the People’s Place Library, Oct. 10. On-hand for the donation were Carole Roy (left), Elaine MacLean, Donald Davenport, Trina Davenport, Elizabeth Glinz from the library, and Shaun Chisholm. This year’s festival begins tomorrow (Oct. 26) evening with the showing of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, at the Cineplex Theatre, starting at 7 p.m. For more on the festival, visit antigonishfilmfest.org. Richard MacKenzie
Members of Queen’s Lodge No. 34 met with staff and students of St Mary’s Education Centre/Academy in Sherbrooke Sept. 25 and presented two cheques in support of the school’s breakfast program. The local lodge donated $2,000 and an additional $1,200 cheque was sponsored by past District Deputies Russ Mayne and Darrell Grant. The funding was made available through the Masonic Foundation of Nova Scotia Shared Funds Program. Grand Stewart Brother Russ Mayne (centre) and Lodge Executive Secretary Brother Gregory MacKeen (right) presented the cheques to principal Jack MacDonald. Also present were student council vice-president Logan Kennedy (left) and program co-ordinator teacher Brenda MacDonald. The Members of Queen’s Lodge, Sherbrooke, are proud to be of continuing assistance to the breakfast program, allowing each student to focus more readily on the various topics offered by the school curriculum.