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Media Coverage 1999

Elliston a step closer to being
'Root Cellar Capital of the World'

Calvin, Myrtle & Neil
Members of Tourism Elliston, Calvin Hayley, Myrtle Stagg and Neil Pearce, show off some vegetables from a community root cellar.

Source Anne Barker / Joan Over, The Packet, Clarenville, Nfld., December 27, 1999

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Elliston's vegetable gardens will complement root cellars

Calvin Hayley
Tourism Elliston's public relations chairman, Calvin Hayley in front of one of the planned vegetable gardens. With Bird's Island in the background, the newly fenced gardens are sure to attract lots of visitors during the summer.

Source Anne Barker, The Packet, Clarenville, Nfld., 1999

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Elliston does it again!

Festival crowd
A large crowd gathered to listen to Sunday afternoon's gospel concert.
Cooking Jiggs dinner
Cooking and serving jiggs dinner was a non-stop for these hard working women as crowds waiting to eat lined up last weekend.
Darts
With a 27-inch colour television as the dart shoot prize, there were plenty of people trying the game.
Calvin Hayley & Marilyn Coles-Hayley
President of Tourism Elliston, Marilyn Coles-Hayley, and PR chairman Calvin Hayley were kept busy last week going from one venue to another during the festival. They met up in the kitchen were the jiggs dinner was being cooked.

Source Anne Barker, The Packet, Clarenville, Nfld., August 2, 1999

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Elliston to host dual festival
Come Home Year part of activities

Handmade quilt
A large handmade quilt featuring puffins (the symbol of Elliston's festival) is held by members of Tourism Elliston.

Source Anne Barker, The Packet, Clarenville, Nfld., 1999

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