Volume 1 Number 1

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Volume 1, Number 1 – May 16, 2007

Inside: The New Kid on the Block

  • For a good time, Strip
    Grand Bend Strip is a community newspaper based in (you guessed it) Grand Bend, Ontario. Strip gives you everything you need to know about how to have a good time in and around Grand Bend. Grand Bend Strip is a free bi-weekly newspaper with an emphasis on entertainment, lifestyle and events in the Grand ...
  • Finding new ways to remember
    Legion uses entertainment to remain relevant & viableStory and photos by Casey Lessard With a smile on her face and a friend in her arms, Doreen Chester looks like a good time personified. The Legion president is cutting a rug on the dance floor while Saturday afternoon’s entertainment performs a song. Partner after partner, male or ...
  • Band Profile: Bob Finlay
    Grand Bend LegionMay 19 3-6pmHometown: St. ThomasPersonal Style: Everything from early war tunes to East Coast Canada to Elvis, 50s, 60s, 70s. Canadian folk music. Audience participation.Influences: My dad; high school teacher Frank Hurlehay; vocal coach and Caledonians accompanist Dr. Wayne Carroll What people can expect: A fun, lively, entertaining high caliber afternoon. Interview and photo ...
  • Band Profile: Mike Fagan
    Grand Bend LegionMay 26 3-6pmHometown: Originally from East Coast; currently LondonPersonal Style: All over the place. Started out playing classical; folk after school; session musician in L.A.; rock solo act in Canada.Influences: Bob Dylan to Pink Floyd to Buddy Guy. Heavily influenced by jazz. I’m constantly studying that type of music.What people can expect: ...
  • The New Kid on the Block
    I’m sure some people think it takes about a day or a week to make a newspaper, but with a birthday of May 16, Grand Bend Strip comes into the world about nine months after it was conceived. I think that’s appropriate because I view it as my baby, and it’s likely the only ...
  • What I’ve learned – advice from mom
    By Rita LessardHow tea bags can help youFor d