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Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Do You Get Your Drinking Water from a Well?

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Do You Get Your Drinking Water from a Well?
Brockville – The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit can help you ensure that the well water you and your family are drinking is safe. Spring is a good time to have your well water tested for bacteria. Run off from heavy rain may affect the safety of your drinking water. Testing your well water will alert you to... Read More

Meet Author Tim Bouma as he Discusses Artist Tom Thomson Last Days June 14th

Meet Author Tim Bouma as he Discusses Artist Tom Thomson Last Days June 14th
Brockville – Author Tim Bouma will be at the Brockville Public Library on Thursday, June 14th at 6:30 p.m., to talk about the Group of Seven member artist Tom Thomson. Tim's book, Tom Thomson Journal of My Last Spring, is about the days leading up to Tom's disappearance on July 8, 1917, in Algonquin Park, with his body surfacing days... Read More

Rediscovered Comic Gem Opens Classic Theatre Season June 22

Rediscovered Comic Gem Opens Classic Theatre Season June 22
The Classic Theatre Festival’s 9th season offers something for everyone, from walking plays and dinner theatre to mainstage comedies and mysteries. Returning for his 8th season is veteran performer Scott Clarkson, seen here with Alison Smyth in Wait Until Dark. (Photo: Jean-Denis Labelle) Perth – The Classic Theatre Festival in Perth opens its 9th summer season June 22 with a... Read More

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about culture

Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit: Let’s talk about culture
Culture and traditions shape our behaviors and attitudes. The way we dress, the food we prefer, and our taste in music are examples of culture. Culture is a social determinant of health and plays an important role in our health and well-being. Why is a culture important? Culture contributes to: Personal benefits – enjoying free time, being entertained, learning about... Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital: Celebrating Professional Team Players

Winchester District Memorial Hospital:  Celebrating Professional Team Players
Winchester – Professional, team players. That is the common thread among Winchester District Memorial Hospital’s (WDMH) newest Commitment Award recipients. Each of these WDMH team members is known for going above and beyond to do their job and to support their colleagues. Congratulations to Karen Chambers, Simon Duncan and Dr. Jennifer Ingram-Crooks. When preparing their nomination for Karen Chambers, her colleagues... Read More

World No Tobacco Day – Time’s Up for Smoking in Kids’ Movies!

World No Tobacco Day – Time’s Up for Smoking in Kids’ Movies!
Leeds Grenville Lanark – May 31st is World No Tobacco Day.  While we have made considerable progress in reducing smoking rates, it is still the number one cause of preventable disease and death in Ontario.  Movies are one of the last places where tobacco use can be promoted.  The evidence is clear that movies influence kids.  Research from the World Health... Read More

Support and Research for Prostate Cancer Continues

Support and Research for Prostate Cancer Continues
Kingston –Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts from across Canada venture onto the highways to raise funds and public awareness for prostate cancer in the TELUS Ride for Dad fundraiser. This year, University Hospitals Kingston Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Jason Izard, appointed to the Department of Urology at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), will be receiving a $38,000 grant to... Read More

The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History Sunday, May 27, 2018
Brockville – On Sunday, May 27, Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s 1000 Islands Chapter will host the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History at the Memorial Park Rotary Field House (Laurier Boulevard) in Brockville to help raise funds for critical cystic fibrosis (CF) research and care. “Lace up, hit the pavement, and help lead the way in the fight against CF,” said... Read More

Brockville General Hospital (BGH) Nurses Alumnae Annually Support Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program

Brockville General Hospital (BGH) Nurses Alumnae Annually Support Brockville General Hospital’s Cardiovascular Program
Brockville – Members of the Brockville General Hospital (BGH) Nurses Alumnae, Pat Young, Membership Coordinator, Diane Besley, Vice President of Alumni and Ruth Jones, Archives/Historian presented a cheque for $500 to the Brockville and District Hospital Foundation Joan Simon, Executive Director on Wednesday, May 23rd. This donation was for Brockville General Hospital’s Brockville Cardiovascular Program. Through dues and donations, the... Read More