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We finally got to see the "The Plow in the Crest: How Joseph Fleury and his Sons shaped Industry, Politics and Community in Aurora" exhibit at the Aurora Cultural Centre on Church Street. Assembled by the Aurora Museum & Archives, the Fleury exhibit is a must see exhibit which is...
Steel Lunch Pail
The moms of the late 1800s originated the idea of the school lunch packed in a metal box, sending their children off each morning with a sandwich wrapped in paper and packed in a recycled tobacco or biscuits tin.  The first commercial lunch box (steel lunch pail) finally appeared...
Janice Jones
52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora and this week's pick is Janice Jones. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a...
Ben Steenhorst
Longtime Aurora resident Ben Steenhorst was instrumental in the development of the Highland Park Soccer Facility. Through his efforts with the Aurora Soccer Club and Aurora Youth Soccer club Steenhorst has made a  lasting impact on the sport of Soccer in Aurora. In 2014 Steenhorst was inducted into the builder/contributor Aurora Sport...
Dave McKigney is on this week's featured card. 52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame...
Lester B. Pearson
Lester B. Pearson was a student at the Historic Church Street School. 52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora...
Carolin Bouchard
Carolin Bouchard attended Aurora High School from 1991-1996 where she developed a passion for the sport of basketball captaining the Golden Eagles Basketball team. From there she went on to captain Team Ontario in 1994 and 1995 earning the Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the 1996 National Finals. In 1999 Carolin...
Bruce Stafford
Card of the week features Bruce Stafford. 52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora. Card of the week features Bruce Stafford. Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and...