Friendly people and small town warmth. While there is no formalized “Welcome Wagon”, new residents meet their fellow villagers at the Community Yard Sale held in late June. Alma Sitler and others personally welcome new residents that move into the village. Many residents are keepers of Wardsville stories. Ken Willis, the local historian, manages the museum and is guarding the oral stories as well as the artifacts. A local resident is researching Paul Peel’s sister, an accomplished artist like her brother, but unknown. Denise Corneil is an active link to Communities in Bloom. Todd Trojand, a United Church minister, has worked tirelessly on issues concerning youth and poverty.