Monthly Archives: June 2014

90 Years Young and Counting….

The Seaforth Lions Club will be celebrating their 90th anniversary with an event to be held on July 1 at Lions Park. A club rich in local history, members are hoping the day will bring back fond memories of years past, along with a lot of family fun. Pictured here is the Lions Summer Carnival in 1955.

Lions Summer Carnival Circa 1955

In celebration of its 90th anniversary, the Seaforth Lions Club has planned a fun-filled day on July 1st that will feature activities for the entire family. Lions’ members are hoping the day will bring back fond memories of years past, while creating new ones that will take the community into the future. There is definitely something planned for everyone.

Check out the itinerary below. (Lions Park is located at the eastern entrance to the Town of Seaforh opposite of the Seaforth Community Hospital on Hwy 8. Good parking & easy access.)

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The Cowboy Loft…they’re not just horsing around.

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 1 km East of Brussels on Newry Road, Ontario ● (519) 887-9391

Tim Prior knows farming, first hand.  When he purchased Brussels Agri Services over 20 years ago, he was in touch with the needs of the area and knew what had to happen to grow the business.  In addition to providing and installing all types of high quality fencing, Brussels Agri Services can supply everything else needed for a farm, ranch or acreage together with top notch customer service after the sale.  This winning combination has worked.

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Recognizing another niche market, Tim and his wife Donna opened The Cowboy Loft at the Agri Services site a decade ago, and haven’t looked back. With a large inventory of western tack and clothing, The Cowboy Loft has a broad customer base both locally and from a distance.  From outback fleece to Wranglers and Roper boots, they have what you need for work, play, show, and for just horsing around.

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To mark this milestone, they are holding an anniversary celebration, and everyone is welcome. (Details below.)


Watch for signage directing traffic to the Brussels business district.

Yes….the Village of Brussels is open for business!

Check out some of the unique items available at this wonderful store. The pride of Brussels.

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Music to the ears……

New Business in Downtown Brussels is playing a part in Huron County’s Cultural Scene ……


More than three decades ago Bill Scheltema picked up his first guitar and learned to play it, but what he’s always wanted to do is build guitars.  The “build it and they will come” axiom has proven true for this talented craftsman — the instruments Bill designs and constructs are more than guitars, they are works of art and in demand.  CanadianBreed Custom Electrics has established a new standard of excellence, recognized both nationally and internationally.



Whether the unique semi-acoustic guitar with a set neck or the solid body semi-hollow carved top model, CanadianBreed is truly a breed apart.  Hand-wound P90 pickups allow for customized sound production — is the instrument to produce a modern tone or more vintage?  Headstock designs are distinctive and reflect the attention to detail inherent in every CanadianBreed guitar.  Personalized service is paramount.



“The Uptown” semi-hollow model features a set neck, P90’s, Filtertrons, Humbuckers and gold foil pickups and can include body inserts of brushed aluminum, pearloid or metallic.  A guitar that embodies retro-vintage class.


“The Downtown” is a solid body model that’s sleek and streamlined.  Trim bling and solid colour finish combine with great tones and feel to produce a guitar that sounds as good as it looks.


The S-Class “Sherwood Classic” with its contoured headstock, upper body horn and rich colour gives a whole new meaning to “class act.”  Standard options include Hipshot stainless steel bridge, P90’s, various Humbuckers, and solid body or chambered construction.  Playing is believing.


These one-of-a-kind instruments with top quality hardware and electronics inspire guitarists.  “Unbridle Your Passion” is CanadianBreed’s philosophy—and that’s what happens.  Client Randy Bachman seems to agree!


Be certain to stop by for their Open House on Sunday, June 22nd from 10 am to 6 pm. Watch for directional signage leading you to the historic Village of Brussels. Although road construction is underway, the downtown business district is open for business.

Check out details below. Everyone welcome!