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UCDSB School Trustee for Ward 5 Jeff McMillan Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

UCDSB School Trustee for Ward 5 Jeff McMillan Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election
Brockville – Dear Members of the Upper Canada District School Board Community: I have been asked to share with you that our Board’s Chair, Jeff McMillian, has announced he will not be seeking re-election for another term as a Public School Board Trustee. Mr. McMillan will complete his current commitments as a local trustee for Ward 5 (Brockville & Augusta Township) and Chair... Read More

In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month Kemptville District Hospital spreads the word about its innovative Parkinson’s program

In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month Kemptville District Hospital spreads the word about its innovative Parkinson’s program
KEMPTVILLE – As Parkinson’s Awareness Month is recognized across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is spreading the word about its unique program for people with the neurodegenerative illness. For a number of years, KDH has been offering a weekly Parkinson’s Exercise and Movement Group that focuses on strengthening and balance exercises – last year KDH moved the program out of... Read More

WDMH: Thank You for Seven Decades of Smiles – And Much More

WDMH: Thank You for Seven Decades of Smiles – And Much More
Winchester – The Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) volunteers were honoured at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at the Chesterville Legion on April 18th. And the accolades were well-deserved! For 70 years, the Auxiliary has been supporting patients, staff and our community, lending a helping hand wherever needed. In fact, our volunteers donated 13,000 hours of time in 2017. The... Read More

Polar Plunge in Support of OSPCA Leeds-Grenville Animal Centre Held on Sunday – VIDEO

Polar Plunge in Support of OSPCA Leeds-Grenville Animal Centre Held on Sunday – VIDEO
Brockville – The Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre held their 2018 Polar Plunge at Centeen Park in Brockville on Sunday. The event was postponed from January due to the very cold wind chills at the time. The water temperature on Sunday was around 3 C/37 F. Over 20 people took the plunge on Sunday afternoon to help support... Read More

Inquest Date into the Death of Robert Garry Cyr Announced

Inquest Date into the Death of Robert Garry Cyr Announced
Dr. Louise McNaughton-Filion, Regional Supervising Coroner for East Region, Ottawa Office, today announced that a date has been scheduled for the inquest into the death of Robert Garry Cyr. Mr. Cyr, 47, died in hospital on Nov. 24, 2015, from injuries sustained while working as a roofer at a construction site. An inquest is mandatory under the Coroners Act. The... Read More

2nd Annual ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction held on Friday Evening – VIDEO

2nd Annual ACOTTI CHAIR-ity Art Auction held on Friday Evening – VIDEO
Brockville – The Arts Council of the Thousand Islands (ACOTTI) held their 2nd Annual CHAIR-ity Art Auction on Friday evening at the Marianne van Silfhout Gallery at St. Lawrence College Brockville Campus. Twenty local artists and students of St. Lawrence College’s Fine Arts Program took a found chair and “transformed” each into an ART object. Each art object was auctioned... Read More

Please provide your thoughts on the Food Inventory!

Please provide your thoughts on the Food Inventory!
Have you seen it or used it? Did foodcoreLGL miss something? foodcoreLGL keeps an online Food Inventory, a list of the food and nutrition-related programs, organizations and businesses in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. The group wants to know if you’ve used it and also what might be missing. The inventory is divided into five sections: Growing and Gathering Food Preparing and... Read More

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Held Their Annual Youth Volunteer Caring & Volunteer Impact Awards Last Week – VIDEO

Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau Held Their Annual Youth Volunteer Caring & Volunteer Impact Awards Last Week – VIDEO
Brockville – Last week was National Volunteer Week and as part of the celebration The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau held their annual Youth Volunteer Caring & Volunteer Impact Awards on Wednesday, April 18th at Luna Pizzeria & Restaurant in Brockville. Youth Caring Awards were given out to: – Madeleine Joanisse, Grade 8 at St. Lawrence Academy – Bushra Khadra,... Read More