Volunteers Needed

Calling all Sturgeon Pointers and friends of the community!
SPA is looking for help from any and all members of the community, whether it is for 5 minutes or 5 hours.  All help is appreciated!  Below are descriptions are the help we are currently looking for.  We are sure there is something for everyone so, please contact us ([email protected]) if you have any time to help us.  Any of these volunteer positions would be great for students looking for community hours!

175th Civic Weekend Anniversary
There are some special things planned for this weekend, but we need help!  We are looking for people to help out at all the fun events (Civic BBQ & Dance, Running Races, Water Races), people to help with the coordinating and selling of the memorabilia items, and people to help put together some historic displays.

Social Events
Do you have a favourite social event at the Point? Do you love doing some of the behind the scenes organizing? Or do you just like to help out where a BBQer is needed?  Our Social Director is looking for volunteers to help out at the SPA events. What role you take and for which event/s is up to you.

Social Media / Webpage 
Are you a fan of Social Media? Always on facebook or love designing websites?  Well then you are the right person to help the Communication Director.  She is looking for someone to help out with all of SPA’s social media and website related tasks.


John (Doc) Savage

John (Doc) Savage, a long time resident of the Sturgeon Point community, passed away on Thursday.  Doc was a pillar of the community and was the reeve of the village for many years.  He was the last reeve before the village was amalgamated.

A memorial will be held at St. James Church, Fenelon Falls on Thursday, May 23rd at 7pm.



Spring 2013 Newsletter and Membership renewal.

Just in time for the May long weekend, the most recent SPA newsletter and membership renewal form has been sent out in both email and by mail.  As usual, you can access this newsletter and past editions, on the SPA Archives page of this website.

To renew your membership, please go to our membership page.  From there, you can print the 2013 membership form or renew online.

If you are not on our mailing list and would like to be, please send an email to [email protected].  Membership is not necessary to be on our email distribution list.

Hope everyone has a great long weekend!

Another member of the community will be missed

It is with sad news, I report that Audrey Upton (Rutherford) passed away on Tuesday, April 30th.  She has been a member of the community for many years.  I have heard many found memories of the children riding bikes to the store she ran in Sturgeon Point to spend their allowance on candy.

Here is her obituary:

On Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay we said goodbye to our “Mom” and “Best Friend”. Audrey (nee Bradshaw) Rutherford Upton of Sturgeon Point was in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Gratton Rutherford (1984) and the late Arthur Upton (2012). Loving mother of Bernice Rutherford and Stephen Hemsted, Elaine and her husband Brian Ward, Karen and her husband Paul Weightman all of Fenelon Falls. Step mother of Chris and Barry Green and Barbara Upton all of Bobcaygeon. Dear gramma of Sara, Erin, Rossie, Tyler, Tobi, Dustin, Mackenzie, Alison, Erin, Kevin, Laura, Jennifer. and great-gramma of fourteen. Pre-deceased by siblings Gordon, Kenneth and baby Bernice Bradshaw. The family will receive friends at Immanuel Baptist Church, 20 Bond Street East, Fenelon Falls, on Friday, May 3rd, from 1:00 p.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m. If desired memorial donations to Immanual Baptist Church would be appreciated by the family. To leave on-line condolences, make a memorial donations or to light a memorial candle please visit: www.jardinefuneralhome.com