Do you live in Prince Edward County? Is your address located somewhere within the Prince Edward County Postal Code region? Then you are local. It makes no difference if you moved here only 6 months ago, or whether your family is 60 generation-County resident. If you reside within the island border of this beautiful, magnificent … More Everyone Gets to Be A Local
Written and submitted to People of PEC by Emily Boone: Completely poised and confident, Emily Boone stood before a room full of veterans and her community. Her speech on Remembrance Day at Picton United Church on November 11, 2016 was both eloquent and deeply moving. In memory of the late Russell Burrows. In her own … More In His Granddaughter’s Own Words
“Okay Lord I’ll do it, but remember, this was your idea not mine.”- Rev. Stan Whitehouse Stan Whitehouse was only sixteen years old when he enlisted in the Reserve Army in 1942, and by 1943 he was finally a member of the Active Army. He was a Boy Enlistment in the Royal Canadian Engineers during … More No Longer a Boy: World War 2 Reflections From a Choir Boy
“I call her my warrior woman.” Jeanette Arsenault Best known for her music and social activism over the years, the thing that Jeanette is most proud of is being a mother. Of all the things she has done, which include singing at 2 Olympic Games, recording 7 solo albums and 1 collaboration with her trio … More “This is My Daughter”: Jeanette Arsenault and Kait.
Shuffleboard at the Royal Canadian Legion, Picton Branch was quite a night. Men and women who had either served or were spouses of one who served were casually assembled for a night of drinking and games. Their thoughts were far from the days of war or service, the very thing that connects each of them … More Military Life is Great: Highly Recommended
“You’re either heading toward hope or you’re heading toward death” ~ Ryan Snyder Ryan and Anne both were raised in a Dutch Christian family. Faith was central to their upbringing. An unspoken expectation was felt by both that there was a plan for their lives; college, marriage, house, kids. They were well on their way … More Cancer is their Kryptonite: Ryan and Anne Snyder