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SUBMITTED Nicole McCahon, former executive director for the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation, has stepped down from her position after 16 years.

McCahon steps down from OSMH Foundation

The Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital (OSMH) Foundation is on the look out for a new officer in chief as Nicole McCahon is stepping down.

Christine Symes, left, talked to Sharon Hepditch and Sylvia White about the wood carvings done by her husband Doug Symes. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES.

Art wows attendees

A sunny day in the countryside served as the perfect setting for this year's Coldwater Studio Tour that helped artists display their work across dozens of locations in Severn Township. The tour gave a chance for visitors to scope out pieces of interest and have conversations with the masterminds behind the works they admired and appreciated.

Christmas came earlier this year — at least it did for boaters as they flocked to the Orillia waterfront this weekend. The Crown Royal was decorated following a Candyland Christmas in June theme by owners Rhonda and Ed Smith, of Lefroy. The boat was among dozens of others that docked at the Port of Orillia to celebrate the annual Christmas in June event. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES.

Holly jolly Christmas in June

Christmas came earlier this year — at least it did for boaters as they flocked to the Orillia waterfront this weekend. The Crown Royal was decorated following a Candyland Christmas in June theme by owners Rhonda and Ed Smith, of Lefroy. The boat was among dozens of others that docked at the Port of Orillia to celebrate the annual Christmas in June.