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Press Release - Part 3 The History of The Chantones - The Folk Trio Years 1962-1976 Booklet Released

  Press Release May 29th, 2023.....Windsor, ON........Brentunes Publishing is proud to announce that the third of three booklets on Windsor Ontario’s legendary group The Chantones has been released. The Chantones were a Windsor, Ontario based group that had success as a quartet and trio from 1954-1976. They were well known as backup vocalist to singer Jack Scott on 18 of his charted singles between 1958-1961. The History of The Chantones - Part 3 The folk trio years 1962 - 1976 . It includes the group travelling to five countries in Europe to play in front of thousands of people. They appeared often on Robin Seymour's CKLW TV Show Teen Town numerous times. The group played extensively in Canada and the USA. They recorded 2 singles and album during these years. The booklet has been co-authored with original Chantone member Jack Grenier. The 44 page booklet is available in paperback and ebook  format worldwide from Amazon. Paul Langan, co-author states, “ This final booklet comple
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Understanding the historical significance of the Hespeler bandshell and our fallen soldiers

Hespeler plaques rededication ceremony, June 24th, 1967, Forbes Park Bandshell   A recent article in the Cambridge Times on April 22nd, 2023 titled, What's going on here , stated that the Cambridge’s Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee (MHAC) narrowly voted 4-3 to approve staff's recommendation. The Ontario Heritage Act, properties are designated as whole parcels, at the MHAC meeting, city staff recommended that all of Forbes Park, be designated. So what were the heritage features proposed to be protected by the heritage designation of the property? They included the wooden bandstand, and the concrete bridge. Here is LINK to full  Planning/Heritage City heritage report. It will now be presented to the City of Cambridge council for heritage designation at an upcoming council meeting.  To educate people on the historical significance of the bandshell and the memorial to our fallen soldiers, here is some information. The numbers of soldiers that died from Hespeler are: WWI - 65