Camping Nature Plein Air won two awards at the 20th Prix de l'Excellence Gala of Camping Québec: the Bâtisseurs d'Aujourd'hui Award, which highlights the business's investments in its infrastructures, and the Marketing of the Year Award, which rewards a campground that has distinguished itself by the quality of all its marketing actions: Press release
Congratulations to the owners!
The O'Kataventures Station and Carrefour des campeurs campgound received the Award of Excellence-Today's builder 2013 !
The purchase of a Mongolian yurt that can accommodate 6 to 8 people and the development of 21 new sites 2 services for recreational vehicles have earned them this honor.
Carole Lafond, a user of the services provided by ''Le Train des mots'', an organization dedicated to literacy, is pleased with the progress made through the volunteer guides who gave her 150 lessons during which she learned to feel comfortable in front of a computer which allows her to e-mail and use Facebook. She wishes to thank all those who accompany her and encourages those who would also need the same type of help to call 450 297 9907 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Inauguration of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail sign. The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is a marked canoeing trail in the northeastern United States and Canada, extending from Old Forge in the Adirondacks of New York to Fort Kent, Maine. This trail is 740 miles long and goes through forty communities, including Potton Township. Many thanks to all those who cooperated in this project. Special thanks go to Suzanne Montel and Walter Opuszynski.
The 2013 Culture Prize was awarded to Mrs. Beverly Bolsius for organizing over 60 expositions
at the library. Diane Rypinski Marcoux, councillor, and Jacques Marcoux, mayor, accompany her
in the picture.
2013 Heritage Prize awarded to the Jewett sisters, Sandra, Carol and Jane for the preservation of the
Vale Perkins store operated by the family since 1944. Jacques Marcoux, mayor, and Jean-Louis
Bertrand from the Potton Heritage Association accompany them in the picture.
Gérard Leduc's expositon at the Round Barn attracted hundreds of people during the summer.
The installation of a multiservice column near the Round Barn by the Potton Culture and Heritage Committee presided by Thérèse Descary.
Elaine Heitner and Chelsea Boisvert who sent four boxes of books to Lac Megantic.
The successful Multicultural Festtival organized by Diane Rypinski-Marcoux and her group of volunteers.
The Mayor's Golf Tournament held by the Optimist Club; the $12 000 profit will spent on activities for our youth.
The Municipality of Potton would like to take this opportunity to thank the following citizens for volunteering during the summer soccer season.
Your contribution to the young people of this community is greatly appreciated.
The publication by Murielle Parkes of a superb coloring book entitled: ''The curious story of Potton's standing stones''. The cover is shown in the attached file.
Curious Story PSS (1753 KB)
The creation of a new walking trail at Owl's Head by Frank Ruiz and his volunteers.
The new day camp focus on Outdoor Adventures and Leadership by Patrica Wood, our Community Organizer with the invaluable help of Agnes Grandmaison and Jérôme Dumais.
The weekly comments by Edith Smeesters, President of the Sustainable Development Committee, on the management of our waste. Her volunteer contribution is greatly appreciated.
The first issue of our bilingual revue Histoire Potton History is on sale ( $ 10 ) at Jewett Store, in Vale Perkins. You can also order a copy by sending your name and address with a check for the amount of $ 12 to :
Potton Heritage Association
P.O. Box 262 Mansonville (Québec) J0E 1X0
Here ia a highlight of the Potton Heritage Association. They have created a road circuit named ''Incomparable Potton''. Click on the following for an overview of the beautiful brochure.
Incomparable Potton, brochure (447 KB)
At the same time, the youth recognized the invaluable contribution of some to the Potton Life. They are: Mavis Aiken, Christine and Clément Caron, Gilda and Rupert Clark, Brenda Clark, Jacques Ducharme, Francis Marcoux, Murielle Parkes and Tom McGovern.
Many thanks to Michel Bastien, the sponsors and ''l'Association du patrimoine de Potton'' for these beautiful panels at the ''place de la Grange-Ronde''.
Beautiful new sign.
New service offered by the Fordhams at Le Carrefour des campeurs.
Located in the heart of the Missisquoi valley, O'KATAVENTURES offers to discover the winding Missisquoi River aboard kayaks. Trips of 3, 4 and 6 hours are offered. This unique experience unlike any other will reveal the wonders of this unique location, whether you are looking for adventure or just a relaxing ride. A perfect outing for couples, families, corporate or school groups. Trips by moonlight are also available with a certified guide.
Addition of a bicycle service by Boutique Wax.
Opening of a new restaurant on Main Street by Sophye Nolet and Patrice Provost.