This year's Bruce Bayne/Don Jenkins Invitational Croquet Tournament, held on September 16th, was a great success, raising over $2900 for the Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH). There were many new teams this year, including teams sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Orillia, Orillia Lion's Club, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. Congratulations to the 2017 champion, Al Parkes, playing for Team Bayne!
On behalf of the Orillia Museum of Art & History, I want to thank all the SOMNIATIS II Wearable Art Show contributors and participants for their generosity and collaborative creative spirit. An event of this magnitude that galvanizes a community is something that we creatives can only dream of. It takes the sheer brilliance, determination, and no-holds-barred kind of attitude that can bring it all together. That epic foresight and fortitude and utter confidence came from the creative direction of Ruth Germain. Her energy and spirit inspired the multitude of creatives t