Posts Tagged ‘wambo’

  • WAMBO cancelled for 2020

    Jun 2, 20 • 0 Views • COVID-19, Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The board of directors for the Wallaceburg Antique Motor and Boat Outing (WAMBO) have made the decision to cancel their 2020 event. The uncertainty and provincial measures in place due to the COVID-19 virus were the deciding factors for the volunteer...

  • WAMBO pioneer passes away

    May 13, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    John Martin, one of the driving forces that initiated WAMBO in Wallaceburg so many years ago, passed away recently. According to the obituary on the Haycock Cavanaugh Funeral Home’s website, Martin passed on May 7, after a brief battle with cancer. Born in...

  • Lots of fun at WAMBO

    Aug 13, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    In the fifth annual Cardboard Boat Races at this year’s WAMBO celebration in Wallaceburg on Saturday, the Community Living sponsored Viking boat, pictured, slowly succumbs to weight, water and gravity after making it to the finish line. A good time,...

  • Lots of fun and laughs at WAMBO

    Aug 14, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Mother Nature co-operated and delivered sunny skies for the most part for the 30th annual WAMBO weekend in Wallaceburg. Visitors enjoyed the displays of vintage cars, boats and fire turcks, as well as some hilarious entertaiment, such as the annual cardboard...

  • WAMBO organizers can’t wait for No. 30

    Aug 8, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    WAMBO may be turning 30 this year, but one thing never changes – praying for sunshine. The organizers say everything’s ready for the 30th edition of the Wallaceburg Antique Motor and Boat Outing Aug. 10-12, and all that’s left is support from Mother...

  • WAMBO Youth Ambassadors named

    Jul 26, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The directors of WAMBO released the names of the two winners of the Youth Ambassador Program. Miria Pelletier and Brock Yazbeck, two Wallaceburg District Secondary School Grade 12 graduates, earned the ambassador positions. Candidates were required to submit...

  • WAMBO launches youth ambassador program

    May 8, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Wallaceburg Antique Motor and Boat Outing (WAMBO) is teaming up with Wallaceburg District Secondary School (WDSS) for a new program. The WAMBO Youth Ambassador Program has been created in order to recognize Wallaceburg high school students for their...

  • Fun times at WAMBO

    Aug 15, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    (All photos by Judy Woodrow/Special to The Voice) The ladies of Tropical Tan, Rachaelle Trombley, left, and Nicole Dubuque, may have capsized shortly after leaving the dock, but they still had a blast and won most creative boat in the annual cardboard boat...

  • WAMBO fast approaching

    Jul 26, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    While still about two weeks away, WAMBO organizers say they’re ready. “We’re locked and loaded. We’re ready,” Bill Wolsing, chair of the organizing committee, said. “At our most recent meeting, all 16 managers gave me the thumbs up; we’re good...

  • Showers don’t deter WAMBO

    Aug 16, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Although periodic rain brought out the umbrellas, the 28th edition of the Wallaceburg Antique Motor Boat Outing (WAMBO) went over well. Bill Wolsing, event chair, said the community spirit was evident Friday when despite showers the annual Terry Glover...