March issue of The Villager is now online

If you haven’t received a copy of The Villager in your mailbox it’s now available online by clicking The Villager logo at the top of this page.

This month, The Villager includes a look at what the mayor and CAO of Severn Township are working on and a review of the 2015 Severn Township budget. The business feature, this month introduces Dr. Debra Shoniker of, Washago Family Dentistry and the monthly non-profit profile is on the Orillia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, serving Orillia, Severn and Gravenhurst. Ron Reid also writes about the return of the bald eagle to our area.

Enjoy!

 

Bedrock Pizza – a family affair for more than 25 years

The Schembri family (seen here, left to right, Mary, Guy, MariaTeresa and Peter) have been serving up delicious pizza at Bedrock Cafe for more than 25 years.

The Schembri family (seen here, left to right, Mary, Guy, MariaTeresa and Peter) have been serving up delicious pizza at Bedrock Cafe for more than 25 years.

By Kim Goggins

Mary and Guy Schembri laugh when they recount the stories of running a busy restaurant with two small children in tow.

As each were babies, they were placed in playpens, just outside the kitchen where the young couple could work but still keep an eye on them. As their oldest MariaTeresa grew out of the play pen stage, a child’s table and chairs and play kitchen were set up in the office and by the age of three, she was asking her dad for balls of dough that she would carefully roll out as she saw her parents do so many times. Continue reading