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(Aug 9, 2001, Gazette)

Chris Holden (B.Sc. ’96) easily won the 74th annual Tely 10 road race with a time of 50 minutes and 44 seconds on July 22. It was his first ever Tely victory and the 13th best ever time in Tely history. Chris is a St. John’s chiropractor.

"Of course, drag queens always arrive late – and they always make an entrance."

Michael Riehl (MS ’93), chair of Newfoundland Gays and Lesbians for Equality (NGALE), commenting on the Pride Week drag races, in The Express

Stephen Dodd (BA ’83, MBA ’86) showed off his company’s Virtual Remotely Operated Vehicle (VROV) simulator system to The Telegram, July 23. Dodd is director of business development for Geo-Resources Inc. of Mount Pearl, which developed and manufactured the VROV. Geo-Resources recently sold the technology to an offshore oil company in Brazil. The simulator technology is already in use in Norway, Scotland, England and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

And green peppers at $7.99 a pound. That would make the jolly green giant turn white and nasty.

Catherine Kelly (B.Ed. ’71, BA ’89) on the high cost of produce, in her column in The Charter

Jamie Jewers (B.Sc. ’01) has accepted an assistant coaching position at Elmira University in upstate New York. Ms. Jewers is an advanced Level I coach, who played for Newfoundland in the 1995 Canada Games and was assistant coach of the province’s 1999 Canada Games squad. As part of her new contract, she will be pursuing her master’s degree in education at Elmira free of charge.

He believes we’re bums, and I intend to have a conversation with him when I settle down a bit."

— Premier Roger Grimes (B.Ed. ’72, B.Sc. ’72, M.Ed. ’88), reacting to Ontario premier Mike Harris’ comments on equalization, in the Globe and Mail, July 19

Former copywriter, current pop star and sometime radio host Kim Stockwood (BA ’88) married Universal Music Canada vice-president Allan Reid in Toronto on June 23. The guest list included TV’s Dini Petty and Erica Ehm and included performances by Jann Arden and Damhnait Doyle.

 

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