Sunday, August 28, 2011

New Product and Sales

                                          Let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. ~J.Layton
                                                                                   Aug 29-Sept 3:
BLUES AND GRAYS..ottawa skies colours                                  
            Porcelein Wall         'n       Floor  Tile
                  12in x 17 3/4in                   6in x 24in
   Clay 3 boxes       Blue 5 boxes       12 boxes
                    $25/box                              $24/box
Last nite I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself,
" where the heck is the ceiling?'

            pretty and spiffy 
                      Window inserts
       23in x 37in   Leaded bevelled  $125
  the shareholders of a compass manufacturer were concerned
  that the company wasn't headed in the right direction.

            Still here just for you
                           4' x 12' x 7/16ht Drywall
                     $12/sheet    6  = 288sqft
      The young pine sapling was admonished by his father.
      Apparently he'd been knotty.

            sticky with fabulous results
          semi      satin      gloss       $12/can
       He told his friend about the creative writing class he took,
       and she said she had a simile experience.

            sale sale sale sale 
                             spots for spots
                            7in round    $20
A pickle maker fell into a vat at work. At hospital it was determined
   he had a brine injuy.

                  took a look and display
              Cabinets for Display
      with glass shelf    and  flourescents
   13inD x 24inH x 47inW       $55 each
   An octopus exchanged its old tentacles for new ones.
    It was 'squid pro quo'

       old school 
     thought you to know
                      Rockwell 48in Lathe
     After a cold winter, will deciduous trees be releaved?

                 slo close yet so far 
                  Cherry Wall Cabs
                      slo-close hardware
        15inW x 16inD x 54inH    $225
  She had wanted to be a gold prospector...but it didn't pan out.

         too many names for this 
                        chip board  aspenite  osg
                    it's all 4'x8' sheets    $4 each
       I crossed a dog with a hen... I got pooched eggs.

                        we never throw out stuff
                                 ONE OFs
                            Full    boxes
          laminate  $5    Hardwoods  $10
     If a spider is in a corn field, does she make cob webs?
Habitat CAN Recycle! 
crushed can 
Please bring us your beer and pop cans next time you visit the ReStore - it has never been easier to donate to Habitat for Humanity NCR!

More information about CAN Recycling for Habitat...

Monday, August 22, 2011

Restore Journal Sales August 22 - 27

ReStore only
New Product 
and Sales                                          An optimist is the human personification of spring.                                                                                   Aug 22-27
                                        Aug 22-27
      its soooo hot in
        ICP   indoor air cooling unit
               600 series  'DFS2A318K1A'
                            19000 BTU       $1200
Why couldn't Dracula's wife get to sleep? Because of his coffin.
                  chuckin' n jivin'  movin n ....
        Tongue and Cheek...I mean..Groove Board
                     8'    10'   12'         $2-$4
     What was the best thing before sliced bread?
  adore adoorfor more oror less (25% less)
   Linen                              Bifold                      Interior
18in x 80in                 36in x 80in           26in/28in x 80in
     $25                               $25                              $30
        Can you buy an entire chess set in a pawn shop?

                               mirror mirror on the....oops...where d'ya go? 
              Mirrored panel Doors
      25 1/2in x 80in           $150/pr
Did you hear about the red ship and the blue ship that collided?
 Both crews were marooned.

                   bewitchin' kitchen
                      Kitchen   oak doors
                          17 pcs     $1500
Why did Santa's little helper feel depressed? She had low elf-esteem.

             FUNKY FUN 
             Is it a water bed base? 
    coffee table?     arena for turtle races? 
         or a really really big  shadow box?
                  19inH x76in x 60in
                         Yours for $pair sneakers
Did you hear about the blind carpenter who picked up a hammer and saw?

                 powder room perfect 
               Pedestal Jawbox
                         Matching Terlet
                                   $85 each
'Dr. Dr! I feel like a pack of cards.'  "Sit down and I'll deal with you later."

                           expertly repaired-needs good home 
                               Regal and comfy
'Dr. Dr.! I feel like a pair of curtains!'  "Pull yourself together."

                can't find a brick wall.... 
                           Cinder Block  7in x 8in x 16in
                $150 each
Did you hear about the new 'divorce' Barbie?  It comes with all of Ken's stuff. 

                 cheap  cheap   cheap 
   23in x 47in  to   42in x 72in
                      Picture hooks   Glass cover
                                    $2- $7
Did you hear about the woman who couldn't find a singing partner?
     She ended up buying a duet-your-self kit.
Habitat CAN Recycle! 
crushed can 
Please bring us your beer and pop cans next time you visit the ReStore - it has never been easier to donate to Habitat for Humanity NCR!

More information about CAN Recycling for Habitat...
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Carleton Place plans are being made

Volunteers in churches prepared the lunch
Two lots are planned for building in Carleton Place, Ontario.The first build is scheduled to begin in September.

The community, as always, has stepped in. Duncan McNaughton has pledged $75,000 from his firm. 

Duncan McNaughton, the president of Ottawa-based property development giant Tiree, and his employees are assisting. (Tiree is currently managing the renos on Parliament Hill.)

Lots of equipment is required!

Mark's Work Warehouse employees volunteer in Bala

Great West Life Ottawa has pledged $15,000. Home Depot Carleton Place - $10,000 grant for sustainable energy costs. Currently sought: the donation of a kitchen and bathroom.

Home recipient must put in 500 hours of sweat equity. At the end of the project they take on an interest-free mortagage that is geared to income. It is a hand up, NOT a hand out!

Last year, Habitat for Humanity NCR housed three families in Ottawa.

Zion-Memorial church, and three other churches will recruit volunteers.

As always, skilled construction workers will be needed and are most welcome to volunteer their services. Habitat for Humanity Muskoka recruited evening elves, who requested special evening hours in order to participate in the build.

It takes a village!
A big part of Habitat builds, are the donations of food to keep volunteers going throughout the day. The organization is also seeking restaurants willing to donate lunch for workers on Fridays during the actual construction process.

As a volunteer at the Bala build, I can heartily recommend the experience. Many cottagers put some time in, even my daughter!

Anyone who wishes to assist the Carleton Place project in any way is asked to contact Shirley Brown, communications coordinator for Habitat NCR. Telephone 613-749-9950 ext. 224 or e-mail Brown at Those wishing to contact Stiller, the Habitat NCR family services coordinator, should telephone 613-749-9950 ext. 225.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011


Save the date ... for Ottawa's premier gala of the 2011 season!

  Please join us for Habitat for Humanity NCR's popular 
  Steel Toes and Stilettos Gala, featuring:
  • A fashion show launching Holt Renfrew's 'talk of the town' Holiday Collection
  • Live and silent auctions with terrific 'look what I got items'
  • A sumptuous dinner ... and dancing
  • And so much more... 

  When:      Friday, November 4th, 2011
                   Reception 6 pm  ~  Dinner 7 pm         

  Where:     The Westin Ottawa Hotel

 Get your tickets now, before they're all gone, and help us build a house for a family in housing need.
For tickets or corporate tables:
For more information: 613-749-9950 x223

  gala tag line

 More Information

Monday, August 15, 2011


How to apply for the Carleton Place home

Applying for a CARLETON PLACE Habitat NCR Home is Easy!

To be eligible to apply for a Habitat NCR home in Carleton Place, you must be a current resident of Carleton Place, Ontario or surrounding area (Carleton Place, Beckwith Township and Mississippi Mills (former Ramsay Township)).
Simply follow these four steps:
a)  Download the PDF Application Form:
i.  Click on this link for the 2011 Carleton Place Application Form.
ii.  The form is not an online form, you must print it on paper to complete it.
ii.  When the file opens either print directly from the screen (click on "printer" icon), or
iii.  Save the form to your hard drive to save a copy and print later.  Click on the "disc" icon to save copy to your hard drive.
b)   OR, pick up an Application Form at an Information Session.
NOTE: Due to the short notice and early deadline date, we strongly encourage you to download the application form as early as possible.  Completing the form is a lot of work, and we require copies of many documents that will take time to gather together.  Waiting until the date of the Information Session will likely be too late.
You need to attend an information session before submitting your application:
MONDAY, AUGUST 15th @ 7:30PM at Zion-Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin Street, Carleton Place, ON K7C 1R6.  We are meeting in the church "community" hall.
    If your financial situation changes putting you either above or below our income thresholds, you will no longer be eligible.  If your housing situation changes, you may no longer be eligible.
    a)  Bring the completed Application Form with you to the Information Session, or one of the following:
    i)  Drop it off at Zion-Memorial United Church, 37 Franklin Street, Carleton Place, ON K7C 1R6.  After church office hours, please use the mail slot.  Church staff cannot answer questions nor help you with your application.  This is a drop-off location for your convenience only.  For help call 613-749-9950 x225.
    ii)  Drop it off or mail it to the Habitat NCR office before the deadline: 170-2370 Walkley Rd., Ottawa, ON  K1G 4H9.
    We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible so that it can be processed.
    b)  Along with the Application Form, some supporting documents will be required including: pay stubs, proof of citizenship, tax documents, household budget and letters of reference. A report on your credit history may be obtained by Habitat NCR. A Criminal Record Check may be required. Do not hesitate to ask a friend, a family member, or someone you trust for help. You may also contact the office for assistance or any questions you may have along the way at 613-749-9950 ext. 225.

    Carleton Place, Beckwith Township and Mississippi Mills (former Ramsay Township)
    For Ottawa region applicants
    , to be added to next year's contact list please call the office - 613-749-9950 ext. 225.