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You Have Until May 10th to Order Your Rain Barrel In Support of the Volunteer Centre St. Lawrence-Rideau

You Have Until May 10th to Order Your Rain Barrel In Support of the Volunteer Centre St. Lawrence-Rideau
Brockville – The Volunteer Centre of St. Lawrence-Rideau is accepting pre-sale orders until May 10th for a Truckload Rain Barrel Sale scheduled for Friday, May 18th, at the Employment and Education Centre, 105 Strowger Blvd., Brockville, from 8 am to 12 pm. Funds raised will support Volunteer Centre programs and initiatives which facilitate volunteer engagement in the community. Rain barrels... Read More

Communication & Safety in Dementia Care Being Held Wednesday

Communication & Safety in Dementia Care Being Held Wednesday
Brockville – The Alzheimer Society Lanark Leeds Grenville is hosting an Education Day for Caregivers, Students, Professionals and General Public this Wednesday, April 25th at the Brockville Convention Centre. We have a great line up of speakers on subjects such as; Enhancing Communication Strategies, Technology Strategies for Aging Safely at Home, Search and Rescue and Finding Your Way. It runs... Read More

Agricultural Round Table Thursday

Agricultural Round Table Thursday
Brockville – Gord Brown, Member of Parliament for Leeds-Grenville – Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, today noted that his Agricultural Round Table takes place on April 26 at the Roebuck Community Center. The meeting runs from 6 to 8 pm. It features MP John Barlow, Shadow Minister of Agriculture on the Official Opposition bench. “Agriculture has been under attack by... Read More

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

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

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

Henderson: Ford Holds Funding for Ransom

Henderson: Ford Holds Funding for Ransom
No funding to Leeds Grenville Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes unless locals knuckle under to Ford’s priorities BROCKVILLE —Doug Ford says that, as premier, he’ll cut provincial funding to municipalities across Eastern Ontario unless they abandon local priorities and knuckle under to his downtown Toronto orders. The result will be a slash and burn to municipal budgets, cutting valued social... Read More

Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada Announce 2018 Strong, Smart & Bold Honourees

Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada Announce 2018 Strong, Smart & Bold Honourees
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE — Girls Incorporated of Upper Canada is pleased to celebrate and honour girls and women through our annual Strong, Smart & Bold Women of the Year Celebration. The women who have been selected as the 2018 Strong, Smart & Bold Honourees show that through amazingly different routes, they have become leaders in their fields and are affecting... Read More

Strengthen Your Defense – National Immunization Awareness Week (April 23- 27, 2018)

Strengthen Your Defense – National Immunization Awareness Week (April 23- 27, 2018)
Brockville – During niaw (NIAW), the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit joins Immunize Canada and calls upon ALL Canadians to take the important steps of developing awareness and making informed decisions concerning vaccines for themselves and their loved ones. “Immunizations are safe, effective, and benefit people of all ages. They protect individuals and communities by preventing the spread... Read More

Polar Bear Plunge in Support of the Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre Being Held Sunday

Polar Bear Plunge in Support of the Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre Being Held Sunday
Brockville – A fundraiser for the Ontario SPCA Leeds & Grenville Animal Centre, the ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ is being held this Sunday, April 22nd at Centeen Park in Brockville. The annual event was postponed from January 1st due to extreme cold temperatures. It attracts thrill seekers and animal lovers alike who help animals in need when they take the plunge... Read More