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Port Credit, Ontario

fall back drops and a laser light show that was synchronized with the orchestra. *The event does not fail to attract children's favourites Max n Ruby (Max and Ruby), Backyardigans, Barney (Barney the Dinosaur), Dora the Explorer, Babar the Elephant, and Shrek *Aside from entertainment performances, the event includes educational programs focused on the topics of endangered species, health and wellness, and conservation (Conservation (ethic)). *Port Credit has attractions ranging in areas of interest for adults and for children. All in all it is a destination that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year due to its beauty and uniqueness of being a small town in a large city. The tourist attractions might be small, but they have the potential to boom real estate, as well as increase investment in the area. *Port Credit has over 225 kilometers of scenic walkways and trails that accentuate the beauty of the city. Transportation Port Credit started as a shipping centre in 1834 with harbour improvements paid for by the government. In 1855 a branch of the Great Western Railway was added. Lakeshore Road, formerly Highway 2 (Highway 2 (Ontario)), runs along the lake and Hurontario Street, formerly Highway 10 (Highway 10 (Ontario)), runs northwest to downtown Mississauga and Brampton. Port Credit had access to the nearby Queen Elizabeth Way from the upgrading of the old Middle Road from Highway 27 to Highway 10 to a divided highway in 1931. Over the years the railway has expanded to three tracks; its prime importance to Port Credit is the GO Train service carrying residents to and from Toronto. The majority of the residences are within walking distance of the Port Credit GO Station just north of the intersection of Lakeshore and Hurontario Street. This is a transportation hub of Southern Mississauga, linking both the city's bus system (Mississauga Transit) and GO Transit. Notable people Port Credit was the birthplace or home of: *Anthony Adamson, architect, educator, descendant of the Adamson family (Adamson Estate) *Jill Barber, musician *Matthew Barber, musician *Don Biederman, former NASCAR Grand National (Sprint Cup Series) race car driver *Greg Gilbert, professional ice hockey player *Dave Hilton, Jr., professional boxer (boxing) *Karla Homolka serial killer *Bob Kelly (Bob Kelly (ice hockey, born 1950)), professional ice hockey player *Winnie Leuszler, first Canadian to swim the English Channel *Larry Patey professional ice hockey player *Christian Potenza, actor *Kyle Schmid, actor *Matt Stajan, professional ice hockey player *Michael Young (Michael Young (bobsleigh)), Olympic (Olympic Games) bobsled (Bobsleigh)der References ;Bibliography * DATE OF BIRTH November 12, 1910 PLACE OF BIRTH Port Credit (Port Credit, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH July 19, 1992 planning and dreaming. Out of that meeting came such results as the formation of a Canadian Executive Board to manage distinctly Canadian matters, the launching of the ''Canadian Free Methodist Herald'', and the establishment of Lorne Park College near Port Credit, Ontario. The passing of a Federal Act of Incorporation in 1927 was also largely traceable to the All Canada Conference in Sarnia. In 1940, Aldersgate College was founded in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, another result of the vision generated at the All Canada Conference. The '''Adamson Estate''', which forms the eastern boundary of Port Credit, Ontario, was purchased from the family of Agar Adamson by the City of Mississauga, Ontarioin 1974 upon the urging of the local ratepayers group known as Project H21 after a proposed real estate development which would have changed the character of the neighbourhood. It is now a public park on the Waterfront Trail . The '''Lakeview Generating Station''' was an Ontario Power Generation coal-burning station located in Lakeview (Lakeview, Mississauga), a community just east of Port Credit (Port Credit, Ontario), in Mississauga (Mississauga, Ontario), Ontario, Canada. The former station was located just east of Lakeshore Road and Cawthra Road. The four stacks of the station were known as the Four Sisters, because the generating plant actually had eight boilers and two boilers were 'sistered' to a common stack. The station was a landmark for years and was shut down in April, 2005. The four stacks, which could be seen from as far away as Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) to the west and downtown Toronto to the east, were demolished on June 12, 2006. The rest of the building was demolished on June 28, 2007. Barber was born and grew up in Port Credit (Port Credit, Ontario), which is part of Mississauga, Ontario, just west of Toronto, attending Lorne Park Secondary School before moving to Kingston, Ontario to attend Queen's University, where he volunteered at campus radio station CFRC-FM and performed at campus pubs. Matthew Barber: Rawly Melancholic Songwriter Experiences a Major Growth Spurt, ''NOW (NOW (magazine))'' cover story by Sarah Liss, July 17, 2003 While at Queen's, he released his debut album ''A Thousand Smiles An Hour...'' independently (independent record label) in 1999. DATE OF BIRTH January 10, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH Port Credit (Port Credit, Ontario), Ontario, Canada DATE OF DEATH ! 39 The 39th session of Ontario Youth Parliament was canceled. 2007 Port Credit (Port Credit, Ontario) First United Church Addiction Laura Gideon Brantford Trevor Walker London (London, Ontario) -

Shoreview, Minnesota

schools and reopen them as Education Centers. In addition to the schools, Mounds View also operates a handful of other educational programs, including the Oak Grove program for special education students, and the Pike Lake and Snail Lake Education Centers, which provide various community education programs and house administrative offices.

Delano, California

October 2010 bot H3llBot While at North Kern, inmates can engage in educational programs. With North Kern State Prison and Kern Valley State Prison, which is located one mile away and houses close to 4,800 inmates, Kern County has one of the largest prison populations of any county in America. Labor activities Vera Cruz eventually settled in California, where he became a farmworker. He joined the AFL-CIO-affiliated union, the National Farm Labor Union, in the 1950s

Little Havana

musical performances on a stage and along the sidewalks of Calle Ocho, art exhibits along the sidewalk and in plazas and open spaces, visits to art galleries and cultural centers, cuisine tasting at participating restaurants, and films, art exhibits, and educational programs at the historic Tower Theatre. Free walking tours, led by famed Miami historian Dr. Paul George leave from the Tower Theater at 7pm each festival. http: Churches *St. John Bosco Catholic Church *St. Raymond Catholic Church *St. Jude Catholic Church *St. Barbara Old Catholic Church (schismatic) Parks *Máximo Gómez Park (better known as Domino Park), Calle Ocho *Plaza de la Cubanidad *Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park (SW 13th Avenue) *Sewell Park *Fern Isle Park *Henderson Park *Riverside Park *Grapeland Heights Waterpark *Jose Marti Park Education right thumb 250px Miami High School (Miami, Florida) Miami Senior High School (File:Coral Gables FL Miami Senior High04.jpg), founded in 1903, is Miami's first high school thumb 250px right The cortado cortadito (File:Cortado (6170237822).jpg) is a famous espresso beverage popular all over Miami. The many cafeterías (window coffee shops) throughout Little Havana are popular gathering spots for locals, and quintessential of Little Havana (and Miami) culture. thumb right 250px Ropa Vieja (File:Cubanfood.jpg) dish at a Little Havana restaurant. Calle Ocho is known for its many famous Cuban restaurants. Miami-Dade County Public Schools runs area public schools. Schools within Little Havana include: Public schools Elementary schools *Citrus Grove Elementary School *Riverside Elementary School *Auburndale Elementary School *Kinloch Park Elementary School *Shenandoah Elementary School *Kensington Park Elementary School *Ada Merritt K-8 School *Hemdry T. Llanes Elementary A. School Middle schools *Citrus Grove Middle School *Kinloch Park Middle School *Shenandoah Middle School High schools *Miami Senior High School (Miami High School (Miami, Florida)), founded in 1903 (the oldest high school in Miami) *Young Women's Preparatory Academy (all-girls) *Mater East Academy Charter High School Colleges *Miami Dade College- InterAmerican Campus Libraries Miami-Dade Public Library operates all area public libraries: *Hispanic Library *West Flagler Library *Shenandoah Library Cultural institutions *L'Alliance Française de Miami, French language and cultural society *La Società Dante Alighieri, Italian language and cultural society Museums and memorials *Bay of Pigs Museum and Library *Cuban Memorial Boulevard Park (SW 13th Avenue) Theaters and performance arts *Tower Theatre (Tower Theater (Miami, Florida)), 1508 SW 8th St *Manuel Artime Theatre, 900 SW 1st St *Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St *Teatro 8, 2101 SW 8th St *ArtSpoken Performing Arts Center, 529 SW 12th Ave *Havanafama, 752 SW 10th Ave *Teatro Avante, 138 East 27th Street Calle Ocho Festival thumb right 250px Calle Ocho festival in 2001 (Image:calle-ocho-festival-2001.jpg) Little Havana hosts its annual Calle Ocho street festival (part of the overall Carnaval Miami celebration), one of the largest in the world, with over one million visitors attending Calle Ocho alone. It is a free street festival with a Caribbean carnival feel sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana. Calle Ocho is where different ethnic communities wear colors or flags representing pride in their heritage. Flags from Colombia to Nicaragua to Puerto Rico to Costa Rica and even Ireland flood the streets. Foods from different countries are usually sold, and popular music like reggaeton, salsa, bachata and merengue can be heard through the festival. In 1977 tensions among Miami’s different ethnic groups were running high. Eight Cuban-Americans, mostly from the Kiwanis of Little Havana, were trying to come up with ideas to address the situation. They considered a bicycle race on SW Eighth Street (Calle Ocho). It was turned down because the organizers feared that it would pit one ethnic group against another. Willy Bermello came up with the idea of doing something similar to the block parties and street festivals of Philadelphia. Calle Ocho was born . Most Colombians who arrived after the mid-1960s wanted to stay in the United States temporarily. Therefore, increased the number of Colombian illegal immigrants: This immigrants were of 250,000 to 350,000 people in the mid 1970s. Despite a succession of immigration laws, the Colombian population in the United States continued grow. New York remained the most popular destination. Smaller communities formed in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, and Washington, D.C. and , in the 1970s, North Side, Chicago. since the 80´s, many Colombians be established in Miami (especially in his suburbs, such as Doral (Doral, Florida), Kendall (Kendall, Florida), and Hialeah (Hialeah, Florida), and the Weston (Weston, Florida) suburb of Fort Lauderdale). Initially they settle in Little Havana, the largest Cuban neighborhood, engaged, many them, in business of trade between Miami and Latin America. The area also attracted to the Colombian wealthy, who settle there to get medical care, send their children to school, and escape from social, economic, and political turmoil in Colombia. Thus, by 1987 Colombian Americans were one of the Hispanic groups that more grew rapidly in Miami. By the early 1990s, many Colombian American left the metropolitan centers for the suburbs, because to crime, and the high cost of urban living. This trend was started by first time probably in the coastal towns of Connecticut and New York. Thus, the Colombians comunities had a great growht in places as Stamford, Connecticut, Bergenline (Bergenline Avenue) and Englewood (Englewood, New Jersey), New Jersey, Jacksonville, Florida (that attracted a growing number of people from Miami), and Skokie, Evanston (Evanston, Illinois), Arlington Heights (Arlington Heights, Illinois) and Park Ridge (Park Ridge, Illinois), Illinois. Despite of this migration to others areas, the more large communities remained in New York City, Miami, and their environs. In 1990 and 1991, 43,891 Colombians were admitted to the United States, more than from any other South American country. Also, they also were for the first more important group of undocumented immigrants of South America. The 1992 and 1997 were years in which the guerrillas in Colombia increased, so nearly 75,000 Colombians immigrated to the United States in this period, many of them staying in California. http: multi Bu-Dr Colombian-Americans.html Countries and Their Cultures. Posted by Pamela Sturner Retrieved in December 04, 2011, to 23:09 pm.

New Brighton, Minnesota

in Mounds View (Mounds View, Minnesota) direction_b North Interstate 35W meets Interstate 694 in New Brighton (New Brighton, Minnesota) Arden Hills (Arden Hills, Minnesota) at a cloverleaf interchange. U.S. Highway 10 (U.S. Route 10 in Minnesota) joins I-35W one mile (1.6 km) north of the I-35W I-694 interchange. I-35W and U.S. 10 run concurrently (Concurrency (road)) for another mile before U.S. 10 turns westward at Mounds View (Mounds View, Minnesota) Shoreview (Shoreview, Minnesota). I-35W passes next to the Twin Cities Ordnance Plant and again turns northeastward through the suburbs of Blaine (Blaine, Minnesota) and Lino Lakes (Lino Lakes, Minnesota). The communities of Lexington (Lexington, Minnesota) and Circle Pines (Circle Pines, Minnesota) are also nearby throughout this stretch. I-35W then merges with I-35E to re-form I-35 at Columbus (Columbus, Minnesota) near Forest Lake (Forest Lake, Minnesota). '''Mounds View Public Schools (District 621)''' is a Minnesota school district serving the cities of Arden Hills (Arden Hills, Minnesota), Mounds View (Mounds View, Minnesota), New Brighton (New Brighton, Minnesota), North Oaks (North Oaks, Minnesota), Roseville (Roseville, Minnesota), Shoreview (Shoreview, Minnesota), Vadnais Heights (Vadnais Heights, Minnesota) and portions of Spring Lake Park (Spring Lake Park, Minnesota) and White Bear Township (White Bear Township, Minnesota). The district currently operates 11 schools. Previously the district operated 13 schools, but due to budget problems it was forced to close Pike Lake and Snail Lake elementary schools and reopen them as Education Centers. 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Roseville, Minnesota

as Education Centers. In addition to the schools, Mounds View also operates a handful of other educational programs, including the Oak Grove program for special education students, and the Pike Lake and Snail Lake Education Centers, which provide various community education programs and house administrative offices.

Fort Bragg, California

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Newport, Oregon

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Tumbler Ridge

Museum Foundation began excavations and opened the Peace Region Palaeontology Research Centre. McCrea (2003). Fossils and bones are displayed at both locations. Tours and educational programs related to dinosaur, the trackways, and the wilderness are offered. Tumbler Ridge Museum (2008). thumb Kinuseo Falls in the Monkman Provincial Park (File:Kinuseo Falls.jpg) Tumbler Ridge's location among the Rocky Mountains has allowed for the development of numerous trail systems for motorized and non-motorized recreation. The trails and open areas span numerous mountains. Kinuseo Falls along the Murray River in the Monkman Provincial Park is the most popular destination for visitors to Tumbler Ridge. Helm (2001), 261. Two other provincial parks (List of British Columbia Provincial Parks) are just outside the municipal boundaries: Bearhole Lake Provincial Park (Bearhole Lake Provincial Park and Protected Area) and Gwillim Lake Provincial Park. Annual events held in Tumbler Ridge include the Grizfest Music Festival, Emperor's Challenge – promoted as the most beautiful and most challenging half-marathon in the world – and the Ridge Ramble Cross-Country Ski Race. The Grizfest Music Festival (formerly Grizzly Valley Days) is a two-day concert held on the August long weekend, and includes a parade, dance, art show, and other community-wide events. Grizfest, 2007. The Emperor’s Challenge, also in August, is a 21 km (13 mi) marathon (Half marathon) up Roman Mountain. Emperor's Challenge, 2007. Tumbler Ridge has one newspaper published in the community, the locally owned and operated ''Tumbler Ridge News'' (formerly ''Community Connections''). The ''Tumbler Ridge Observer'' formerly covered the town and was published by the ''Peace River Block Daily News'' in Dawson Creek. ''The Ridge Blog'' was a short-lived online news source. One newsletter, ''Coffee Talk'', based out of Chetwynd, is circulated in the town. No radio station, or television station broadcasts from the town though. Government and politics right thumb Tumbler Ridge district hall (File:TumblerRidgeTownHall.jpg) The District of Tumbler Ridge's council-manager form of municipal government is headed by a mayor (who also represents Tumbler Ridge on the Peace River Regional District's governing board) and a six-member council; these positions are subject to at-large (Plurality-at-large voting) elections every three years. Darwin Wren was elected mayor on November 19, 2011, succeeding Larry White. In 2011, Sherry Berringer was acclaimed as school board (Board of education) trustee for the second time, sitting on the board of School District 59 (School District 59 Peace River South). School District 59 (2005). The city funds a volunteer fire department headed by full-time fire chief Matt Treit. Tumbler Ridge is part of the Peace River South provincial electoral district, represented, since 2013, by Mike Bernier in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Prior to Bernier, the riding was represented by Blair Lekstrom who was elected in the 2001 provincial election (British Columbia general election, 2001), with 72% support from the town's polls Elections BC (2001). and re-elected in 2005 (British Columbia general election, 2005) with 64% Elections BC (2005). and in 2009 with 70% support. Elections BC (2009). Before Lekstrom, Peace River South was represented by Jack Weisgerber as a member of the Social Credit Party of British Columbia (1986–1994) and Reform Party of British Columbia (1994–2001). In 1996 (British Columbia general election, 1996), as leader of the Reform Party (Reform Party of British Columbia), Weisgerber won re-election despite the Tumbler Ridge polls placing him second to the New Democratic Party (New Democratic Party of British Columbia) candidate. Elections BC (1996). Federally, Tumbler Ridge is in the Prince George—Peace River riding, represented in the Canadian House of Commons by Conservative Party (Conservative Party of Canada) Member of Parliament Bob Zimmer. Before Zimmer, who was elected in May 2011, the riding was represented by Jay Hill since 1993 (Canadian federal election, 1993). The riding was represented by Frank Oberle (Frank Oberle, Sr.) of the Progressive Conservative Party (Progressive Conservative Party of Canada) from 1972 to 1993. Oberle served as Canada's Minister of Science and Technology in 1985 and Minister of Forestry in 1989. border 1 align left cellpadding 0 cellspacing 0 style "width: 48%" '''Hillsborough Resources Limited''' is a coal mining company that operates the Quinsam underground thermal coal mine near Campbell River (Campbell River, British Columbia), British Columbia serving the local and west-coast U.S. cement industry, and the Crossville underground coal mine in Tennessee, U.S. serving the regional power utility and industrial markets. It also is developing substantial metallurgical coal properties near Tumbler Ridge in the Northeast of British Columbia. In addition, Hillsborough owns and operates the Middle Point Barge Loading Facility located on Vancouver Island, Canada.

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