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A. J. Benoit’s “That’s Entertainment” October 5th at BAC

A. J. Benoit’s “That’s Entertainment” October 5th at BAC
Brockville – A.J. Benoit along with members of his musical troupe will be performing again at the Brockville Arts Centre on Saturday October 5th starting 7:30 p.m. in a show called “That’s Entertainment”. Along with A.J., the show will feature triple threat performers Trisha Reilly and Christina Madden with Brockville’s very own “Queen of Comedy” Pat Marshall. And of course... Read More

Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga

Thousand Islands Elementary School Students Learn Yoga
Lansdowne – Thousand Islands Elementary School (TIES) students learned yoga Friday, discovering ways to stay fit and regulate their emotions. Kelly McGann, an instructor with The Leger Room Yoga, led different classes in onehour sessions, teaching them poses and breathing exercises. Sessions were held throughout the day, benefitting the school’s more than 300 students. Principal Suzanne Morrison said the sessions... Read More

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville

94 More Long-Term Care Beds for Seniors in Kemptville
Bayfield Manor to more than double resident capacity KEMPTVILLE – The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has created 94 new long-term care beds at Bayfield Manor in Kemptville. Steve Clark, MPP for Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, was in Kemptville to make the announcement at the existing long-term care home, alongside Southbridge Care Homes’ Managing Director, Keith McIntosh. Currently, Bayfield Manor is... Read More

Ontario Continues to Support Students with Autism

Ontario Continues to Support Students with Autism
Building on existing supports and strengthening professional development The Ontario government is working for the people by setting students up for success as they transition into school. We’re increasing supports for educators and building on existing programs, so school boards will be prepared to help ensure students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) feel safe and supported in their classrooms. Through Enhancing... Read More

Counterculture edition – a taste of life on the edge at the Brockville Museum!

Counterculture edition – a taste of life on the edge at the Brockville Museum!
Brockville – What things might you be a bit curious about but have never had the chance to try? Let the Brockville Museum help you with that at this year’s “Counter-culture” edition of the annual Museum@Night series! Three uniquely themed events will be held on the last Friday evening of the month starting in March. At these adult-only, after-hours events you can indulge... Read More

Cardinal Legion Presents Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night March 16th

Cardinal Legion Presents Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Night March 16th
Cardinal – The Cardinal Legion will be hosting an evening of chuckles and laughs as they welcome Yuk Yuk’s Comedy tour to the branch on March 16th, 2019. The evening’s entertainment features comedians Chris Quigley, Greg Shroder, and Michael Lifshitz. Tickets are $25 each and are available at the branch during open hours.  You can also get your tickets from... Read More

BGH’s Second Annual Dessertfest a Sweet Success

BGH’s Second Annual Dessertfest a Sweet Success
Brockville – On February 28, Brockville General Hospital’s (BGH) Workplace Happiness Action Team (WHAT) held their annual Dessertfest. BGH’s WHAT team is a collection of staff, physicians and volunteers from across the hospital who are committed to supporting and maintaining an engaged and happy workforce. Dessertfest is one of several fun, and fundraising, events WHAT hosts throughout the year. Money raised... Read More

Theatre Night in Merrickville Hosted Play Writers Workshop with Michael Clipperton

Theatre Night in Merrickville Hosted Play Writers Workshop with Michael Clipperton
Merrickville – On Feb 9th and 10th, Theatre Night in Merrickville hosted a Play Writers Workshop with Michael Clipperton In a career that spans more years than he cares to remember, Michael has been a director, playwright, actor, singer, designer, producer, teacher, workshop leader, adjudicator, administrator and university lecturer. He holds an Honours Degree in Theatre (York U), a Bachelor of... Read More

United Way of Leeds & Grenville to Host Volunteer Appreciation Night March 5th

United Way of Leeds & Grenville to Host Volunteer Appreciation Night March 5th
Brockville – The United Way of Leeds & Grenville will host its annual Volunteer Appreciation night on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 at 6:00 p. m. We are planning a lovely evening including showing the movie ‘A Star is Born’ with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. It highlights the struggle of self-perception, mental health, choices, actions and awareness of the struggle... Read More

2018 Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Brings Smiles to Brockville General Hospital

2018 Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Brings Smiles to Brockville General Hospital
Brockville – Over the years, Tim Hortons (Brockville Locations) has donated proceeds from their Smile Cookie Campaign to Brockville General Hospital (BGH). Tim Hortons (Brockville) donates to BGH not only because Tim Hortons is a community-minded organization; they also know that there is always a need for equipment items at BGH. Before the 2018 Smile Cookie Campaign started, BGH identified... Read More