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NEWS RELEASE          For release Aug. 22, 2008

150th Store open Saturday to sell Southampton book

Southampton, Ont., Aug. 22, 2008 -- Were you too busy to pick up a "Southampton Remembered" book during the recent 150th anniversary celebrations? You've another chance this Saturday, August 23.

The 150th Store will be open from 9 am to 3 pm, just next door to Designing Women on High Street in Southampton.

There are also a few other 150th anniversary souvenir items for sale, such as the large Southampton flags.

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For more: Betty Bender, 519-797-3988,



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  To see all 150th anniversary events, pick up the Events Flyer at the Visitors' Centre in Southampton Town Hall and the Port Elgin Tourist Office, or visit

 2008 marks 150 years since Southampton was incorporated as a village on July 24, 1858. Celebrations culminate in the 150th Anniversary Weekend, Aug. 14-17, 2008. For more about Southampton's 150th Anniversary, see


The Southampton 150th Anniversary Committee is composed of volunteers and is a sub-committee of the Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce. As a steering committee, it plans events and works closely with local groups and businesses, which run their own 150th anniversary events along with their regular programming.

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