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WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers

WDMH: Preparing the next generation of caregivers
Winchester – Every year, more than 250 students come to Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) to learn. In fact, 50 nursing students were at WDMH in the last term alone. Christopher Regpala is a 2nd year Registered Practical Nursing (RPN) student at St. Lawrence College in Brockville. He and his classmates have been coming to WDMH every Tuesday for 11 weeks.... Read More

Brockville Theatre Guild Presenting Their Production of A Christmas Story – November 15th & 16th!

Brockville Theatre Guild Presenting Their Production of A Christmas Story – November 15th & 16th!
Brockville – The Brockville Theatre Guild is presenting the live theatre production of A Christmas Story, this Friday & Saturday, November 15th & 16th at the Brockville Arts Centre. This heartwarming tale, originally written by Jean Shepherd, and adapted by Philip Grecian and into a film in 1983 and quickly became a modern Christmas Classic. The movie fuelled many pop-culture... Read More

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!

WDMH Foundation hits the Bingo Jackpot!
Winchester – The Iroquois-Matilda Lions Club Bingo Night at the Iroquois Legion is a lot of fun. And the benefits to health care close to home are even better! On October 30th, the Lions Club Executive presented a cheque for $2,000 to the WDMH Foundation from their Bingo Fund. The gift, in support of the Foundation’s General Equipment Fund, will... Read More

Brockville Museum seeks support for landmark new exhibit

Brockville Museum seeks support for landmark new exhibit
Brockville – In late October the Brockville Museum was honoured with the Ontario Museum Association’s Award of Excellence for their 2019 exhibit “Travel Trunk: Unpacking Brockville’s Cultural Stories”. Now, the team is turning their attention to their most ambitious exhibit project to date “Painting Picnic with Prudence Heward” set to open in Spring 2020. “Painting Picnic with Prudence Heward” will... Read More

Winchester Hospital: Welcome donations – thanks to the Chesterville Fair!

Winchester Hospital: Welcome donations – thanks to the Chesterville Fair!
Winchester – Local crafters have been busy over the summer – and patients and residents at Winchester District Memorial Hospital and Dundas Manor are benefiting from their creativity. It all began at the Chesterville & District Agricultural Society’s annual fair held this past summer. Local residents were invited to participate in the Homecraft Division and make baby hats for WDMH... Read More

KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard

KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard
KEMPTVILLE – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce it has been awarded Silver status in the Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) measuring participating hospitals’ annual environmental performance. “We are delighted that our ongoing sustainability efforts have been rewarded with the Silver rating for the fourth year running,” said the hospital’s Building Services Manager, Tammy Buehlow. “And I’m proud to... Read More

Health Unit: Let’s talk about money

Health Unit: Let’s talk about money
Brockville – We all need money to provide the basics for living.  This includes, at a minimum, money for housing – a place to call home, for food that will fuel our body and mind with energy, health and joy, for clothing, a phone to stay connected, a way to get work or school, for leisure activities,  and for prescribed medications... Read More

Deck the Small Halls with special live music this holiday season

Deck the Small Halls with special live music this holiday season
The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing big names in music to even more special places this holiday season Eastern Ontario – Get festive in small halls across Eastern Ontario! The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is bringing big names in music to even more special places this holiday season. The Festival is growing its holiday offerings, while presenting... Read More