Second Annual Admiral Kingsmill Sailpast and Salute in Portland – July 30, 2011

Sponsored by the Portland on the Rideau Historical Society, Rideau Lakes Legion Branch 231, the Big Rideau Lake Association, Portland Community Hall, Portland  Outdoors and  the Township of Rideau Lakes, the second annual Sailpast and Salute honoring Admiral Kingsmill will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2 pm at Hanna Park on the Big Rideau Lake shoreline of Portland village. Other demonstrations and events also from 11 am to 4pm on site.

Rick Mercer Reports from Skate the Lake

Skate-the-Lake, the marathon speed skating event held annually in Portland, had a celebrity guest this year, comedian Rick Mercer. Rick was filming a segment for “The Rick Mercer Show” and certainly seemed to be having fun doing it. He participated in the relay race, one of the several skating events featured every year. Strap on…