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03/18/2012 6:54pm

New font, eh? OK, let's try this out, and it looks like I'm going to be the first one to leave a comment! Things seem to be rolling along rather smoothly here. Looks like Village Fair II will be a force to be reckoned with -- I reckon.

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Malcoolm James
03/26/2012 11:05am

Thanks for starting the ball rolling Colin.... and from one so painfully shy too:) There has been arithmetic growth since the beggining - this has now gone into logarithmic growth. AND so much generosity with time and equipment from so many. Just an idea who's time has come, I guess

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Jackie Brown
03/18/2012 7:06pm

And thanks Colin for coming out to rock our world with Sparkling Apple!

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Janet
03/20/2012 1:14pm

Hi all,

There was a documentary film made of the original Village Faire. I know it exists because I have watched it. If anyone has any information such as, who made it, what is the title, or where it may be found, please contact Village Faire II organizers, or post a comment on this blog. Thanks!

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Malcolm James
03/26/2012 11:16am

Phil says there are 20 minutes or so in the CBC archives. We might try to make a composite disk of all we can find. Including the minor references like out of the Burner Boys e-biography. Newspaper reporters have access to thier own archives maybe we can pry a little out of any interested reporters without having to pay for archival research.

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04/05/2012 10:19am

Wow, I love the new look of the website! MUCH improved, and of course the easier it is to read, all the better for these aging senior-type eyes.

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Jackie Brown
04/05/2012 4:34pm

Thanks Colin, any tips is much appreciated...I am a complete newbie at this! It's driving me to drink (more) sometimes!

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04/05/2012 9:53pm

Thanks for rearranging our bio & video -- and I love the invitation to "rock your arses off"! Brilliant!

04/12/2012 12:11am

As sad as the in memoriam list is, it keeps these folks more alive in our hearts. There are many on the list who I was hoping that I would see again, I'm sad this won't be possible in this life. It does bring back fond memories of time spent with them. Thank you for this!

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04/17/2012 1:58pm

Hi everyone. i am so looking forward to seeing everyone. Jackie can you please email me . is there anything happening on the friday night

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Jackie Brown
04/17/2012 7:35pm

You're welcome Donn. It is really sad to see so many of us gone. And Donna, welcome aboard! Nothing happening on the Friday night except a couple of organizers knocking back a few to calm our nerves on the eve of this event! Look forward to seeing you too.

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05/11/2012 12:43pm

hi Jackie. please add Paul Hawbolt to the list of those that have left us.

Malcolm James
06/28/2012 3:18pm

Some of us will be fanagling around trying to put up the stage on Fri as well as moving in bins, potties etc. We'd love anyone who has time to come for a visit before it really starts rocking on Saturday.

04/24/2012 6:28pm

looking forward to seeing lots of old friends, coming down from gibsons and staying the weekend, should be a blast, take care and see you in august.

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Jackie Brown
04/24/2012 7:21pm

Looking forward to seeing you too Alfie! Folks have been asking of you...are you on facebook?

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04/26/2012 4:44pm

Hi Jackie, no i am not on facebook, not much of a computer person, they give me a headache at times, the folks that have been asking of me should blog on this site or give me a phone call, in the phone book and live in gibsons, lovely sunshine coast, sounds like this fair is going to be great, i will come down on the friday and give you guys a hand, take care

Jackie Brown
04/26/2012 5:01pm

Hi Alfie...you rock! We're going to need many hands. Paul Hood also lives in Gibsons and on our musicians committee. Maybe you could touch bases with him to keep up to date on where we stand. It is the musicians and taking care of them that is going to be the big feat of the weekend! Cheers! Jackie

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donna patrick
05/11/2012 12:45pm

Hi Jackie please add Paul Hawbolt to the end list. Does anyone know where Bruce Simmons is.?

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Jackie Brown
05/11/2012 3:14pm

Thanks Donna....done.

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donna patrick
05/11/2012 5:20pm

Hi Jackie. thanks for adding Paul . let me know when there is a meeting

Mike Smith
05/31/2012 4:19am

What a brilliant idea this Village Faire 11 thing is a bit of a long way from Australia but who knows ,sure brings back some great memories! Oh yeah Jackie maybe you could say hi to Doreen for me didn;t get a chance to see her when i was back in Sept. 2011 Best Regards to all you Deep Covers you will all forever live in my memory!

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Jackie Brown
05/31/2012 11:48am

Nice to hear from you. I will pass on your greetings to Doreen! Australia is a long ways to be sure! Aileen is in Christchurch, New Zealand. We have a few people coming in from the 4 corners of the world. Hope all is well with you, if you don't make it, you'll be there with us in spirit! xJ

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Malcolm James
06/28/2012 3:24pm

Hey, Mike. Time to cash in that hoard of frequent flyer points. Lots of people here who would love to see you at the Faire. Even if you find you can't make it, we will all be remembering and saluting the rest of our Deep Cove 'Family'.

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Janet Lopehandia
07/10/2012 1:51pm

Hey Malcolm et al: I can help set up on the Friday night. We can all pray for nice weather....I have access to a pick-up truck.

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07/31/2012 8:37am

jackie when are you getting started on friday , just wondering so i can get the ferry down and come and help, looking forward to seeing everybody, it is going to be a blast, take care

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Jackie Brown
07/31/2012 9:09am

Hi Alfie...you were spotted golfing over the weekend LOL! Will confirm what time we starting setting up...we have to let the park clear out a bit but I image 6ish. Please make sure to check back with me (I'll forget at this point) as we could really use your help. Thank you. Jackie B.

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07/31/2012 2:09pm

Hi jackie, i do not play that silly game, it was such a nice day i went for a ride on the harley and went to lunch at northlands with frank loop and chris elliott, got to get out of gibsons once and awhile, and get away from the yard work, take care and see you at the fair

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08/04/2012 1:01am

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08/06/2012 9:01pm

Hi Jackie and the rest of the crew: so sorry we had to cancel our Saturday nite appearance, I was really looking forward to it. However, Art's medical issues have sidelined him temporarily, and as it happens, his hospital visit is indeed this week. But a promise is a promise, and I WILL be there as Saturday night emcee. See you there!

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Anne Pettit (née Terrillon)
08/08/2012 2:05pm

Great job on the organizing. Can't believe the amount of talent that came out of the Cove in our era (early 70s) and I can't wait to see and hear that talent this weekend. Driving down from Kelowna and Meeting pals Karen Musgrave and Lissa Robertson at Cates on Saturday. We'll be looking for some of you!

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Anne Terrillon
08/08/2012 2:08pm

Can we make a donation on site this weekend? You might add Monty McLung to the In Memoriam list

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Jackie Brown
08/08/2012 6:12pm

Hi Anne!!! Lovely to hear from you! Yes, you can donate on the weekend. Have added Monty to our growing list. Very sad. Look forward to seeing you! xJ

Pat Stevenson (Hansen)
08/08/2012 10:55pm

Coming from Nanaimo cant wait to see everyone if we recognize each other, its amazing the bond Deep Covers feel, anyone know where Steve and Sue Stoneson are, Alfie Mannion my grade 4 crush ,should be a blast

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Jackie Brown
08/08/2012 11:41pm

Hey Patsy...long time. Steve and Sue are I believe in Chilliwack....

http://www.facebook.com/susan.stoneson

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Jackie Brown
08/09/2012 12:10am

Just a reminder to everyone that parking is going to be a problem. Please bike, walk, carpool, taxi. Additional parking at Myrtle Park and Little Cates. Thanks everyone.

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Jackie Brown
08/09/2012 12:15am

Please remember to photocopy your old pictures and put them up on our photo board. If you want to stick a message for someone on there, you can do that too. Remember to take lots of pictures and post them up after the event! Thank you.

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08/09/2012 9:16am

good to here you are coming patsy, i wish my brother ted could come but he lives in the philippines and will not be able to make it, we should all wear name tags cause i do not know if i will recognize everybody, take care and see you at the fair

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08/09/2012 8:48pm

Jackie, see you at cates around 6

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Al Hovden
08/11/2012 12:21am

Dave Jenneson of the Burner Boys has left us as well... I know he would have loved this as we have great memories of the Cove... Rod Dirk and Pete Sinclair were members of the Burner Boys as well... Pete is still alive and well in East Van (as am I!)

- Al Hovden

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08/13/2012 2:01pm

A great big thank you to all the people that organized this fair, i had a great time and saw lots of old friends, it must have been a lot of work and as i said thank you very much, maybe it can be done again some time

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