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WW Partners with Swiss Chalet Making healthy dining options accessible to all

WW Partners with Swiss Chalet Making healthy dining options accessible to all
WW has partnered with Swiss Chalet® to feature a new “Healthy Selections” menu, showcasing the restaurant’s healthiest choices, complete with WW SmartPoints® values, making it easier than ever for those focused on wellness and weight loss to make dining-out choices that work for their lifestyle. OAKVILLE – WW is pleased to announce a partnership with Swiss Chalet that will highlight the range of... Read More

Work is underway to install new control gates at parking lots at Brockville General Hospital

Work is underway to install new control gates at parking lots at Brockville General Hospital
Brockville – Since early this summer, BGH has seen big changes to their Charles Street site because of their redevelopment project. Parking had to be relocated to make way for the new 93-bed patient tower. With parking lot changes nearing an end, access gates will be ready for use starting November 19. Dollars raised through parking supports operational needs at... Read More

Brockville General Hospital reopens two lane traffic

Brockville General Hospital reopens two lane traffic
Brockville – Starting today, vehicular access to Brockville General Hospital’s (BGH) Charles Street site entrance will reopen to two-way traffic. The Hospital’s Phase 2 Redevelopment Project reached an exciting milestone as the Charles Street site entrance off of Charles Street has re-opened to two-way traffic. In August, the Hospital entrance was reduced to one lane of traffic to accommodate underground work. BGH... Read More

A-1 Radiator Supports MS Society Locally with $1000 Donation

A-1 Radiator Supports MS Society Locally with $1000 Donation
Brockville – Bryan Pittman of A-1 Radiator chooses a charity each year to support and this year he chose to support the Leeds Grenville Chapter of the MS Society for his $1000 donation. Featured photo: left to right, Shawn Pittman (Co-owner of City A1 Rad), Bryan Pittman, Kelly McElrea (Community and Fund Development Coordinator for the Leeds Grenville Chapter of... Read More

Marijuana Addiction: An Epidemic on The Horizon

Marijuana Addiction: An Epidemic on The Horizon
LEEDS & 1000 ISLANDS – Chris Fagan, the owner of the 1000 Islands Wellness and Treatment Centre, is sounding the alarm on what he identifies as an upcoming addiction crisis with Marijuana. Chris started his treatment and addiction centre as a result of his personal experience with Fentanyl addiction and he see’s the warning signs now that Marijuana has been legalized... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about income and health

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about income and health
Many people in our community don’t earn enough at their jobs to make ends meet and therefore face impossible choices like buying food or paying the rent; heating the apartment or fixing the car. This creates constant anxiety about the present and the future. People living on a low income have higher rates of chronic diseases like diabetes and self-reported... Read More

Dundas Manor: We Are Ready!

Dundas Manor: We Are Ready!
Winchester – For more than four years, the Dundas Manor Board of Directors has been working with residents, families, staff members and our local community to plan for the new Dundas Manor. It will transform the look and feel of the residence to create a truly home-like environment where we can also welcome thirty additional residents. “We welcomed the recent provincial government announcements... Read More

District 8 Road Supervisors’ Association Donates to Eastern Ontario Hospitals

District 8 Road Supervisors’ Association Donates to Eastern Ontario Hospitals
Brockville – On June 6th & 7th, District 8 of the Association of Road Supervisors (AORS) raised an astounding $35,000 at their tradeshow in Belleville, ON in support of local hospitals. The following hospitals were gifted with $5,000 each: Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation Belleville General Hospital Foundation Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Lennox &... Read More

New Deprescribing Program at WDMH Supports Patients Taking Multiple Medications

New Deprescribing Program at WDMH Supports Patients Taking Multiple Medications
Winchester – Edda Lefebvre says she is feeling back in control, thanks to a new program at Winchester District Memorial Hospital. It’s called Deprescribing, but Edda likes to think of it as a complete reboot. “I wasn’t feeling well and was taking a lot of medications. My health just spiraled,” she remembers. “The team in Winchester took the time to figure things out.... Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital: Amazing Stars

Winchester District Memorial Hospital: Amazing Stars
Winchester – Each year, the Winchester Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star chooses a project to support and raise funds for. This year, Worthy Matron Ila McElheran and Worthy Patron Blaine McElheran chose Winchester District Memorial Hospital – and we are very grateful. On October 23rd, chapter members visited WDMH to present a cheque for $1,700 for the Cancer Care Fund.... Read More