Ideas to get the HHHS message out

February 24 2015 Glad to read it [Haliburton Highlands Health Services money] is aprovincial grant received for rebranding because it sounds like HHHShas already been rebranded and it sure needs to get that news out.
Justto review the bidding…

Come to the Special Olympics gala

February 10 2015 The Haliburton County Special Olympics Red Wolves Team is hostingthe seventh annual Gala Fundraiser Dinner Dance on Feb. 21 at theHaliburton Legion. The cost is $25 for the evening.
Music provided byRon Murphy of…

$50000 too much for rebrand

February 10 2015 To the Editor
RE: HHHS rebranding Conversations in the community often are about the great health care we receive with a dedicated staff. There has been a strong volunteereffort of thousands of hours.…

Money should be spent elsewhere

February 10 2015 Re: “HHHS to spend $50000 to rebrand” After reading in the Feb. 3 edition of the Haliburton Echo that theHHHS is to receive $50000(!) to fund rebranding of the organization Iwas extremely…

Communicate clear

February 3 2015 Regarding Ms. Bell’s letter “A grammatical disgrace” and Mr. Bush’sletter “Two wrongs don’t make a right” I wholeheartedly concur. To thecounty tourism committee members please communicate clear! Sean Penny legion
 Haliburton

Put our best word forward

February 3 2015 RE: the tourism saying I can’t even bring myself to write. Several years ago when I moved to this county I asked a lodge owner why he hired university students from elsewhere…

Stop with the hashtags

February 3 2015 RE: “Write Grammatical” While the increasing use of incorrect #grammar (and #spelling forthat matter) throughout our #culture and #society is deplorable evenmore #insidious is the #proliferation of the use of #tags to…

Powerboat race an eco-hazard

February 3 2015 Re: Head Lake to host powerboat race event Council and The Echo have ignored the fact that this event will have a negative impact on the ecology of Head Lake. For example…

A little help here MTO

February 3 2015 There has been a lot of talk these days about the maintenance of our winter roads.  Carol Moffatt posted a picture on Facebook the otherweekend of the deplorable conditions on Hwy 35…

Let’s share community promotional space

February 3 2015 The Highlands are an amazing place to live. One look at anycommunity bulletin board covered with flyers and posters will show thewide variety of events fundraisers and opportunities being organizedand offered on…

Two wrongs don’t make a right

January 27 2015 The following letter was submitted to the paper after being sent toAlgonquin Highlands Reeve and chairwoman of the county’s tourismcommittee Carol Moffatt.
Dear Carol I just tweeted that “Unwind Local” is the most…

A grammatical disgrace

January 27 2015 Dear County Tourism Committee Members I was dismayed by the article in yesterday’s Echo telling us of thepromotional video that is being made. I wasn’t dismayed by the idea ofthe video itself…