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NEWS RELEASE              For release Aug. 30, 2007

Foodland donates $4,000 to Southampton's 150th anniversary

Southampton, Ont., Aug. 30, 2007 -- Foodland of Southampton held its famous annual "Feast on the Beach" BBQ on July 1 at Pioneer Park to raise money for the celebration of Southampton's 150th Anniversary next year.

Burke's donates $4,000
Photo: Robin Hilborn

From left, 150th Anniversary committee member Marnie Cammidge and co-chair Shirley Irwin accept a cheque for $4,000 from Mary-Lynn and Don Hart of Foodland.

  2008 marks 150 years since Southampton was incorporated as a village on July 24, 1858. For more about Southampton's 150th Anniversary, see

  A commemorative 16-month calendar titled Southampton, Then and Now, is now for sale. It uses photos and historical captions to contrast how the town used to look with how it looks today. Copies of the 36-page calendar are $20 each at selected stores in Southampton, listed at Proceeds support the 150th anniversary.

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