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Re-Dedication Ceremony Held for F-86 Sabre Jet Memorial in Brockville Last Friday – VIDEO

Re-Dedication Ceremony Held for F-86 Sabre Jet Memorial in Brockville Last Friday – VIDEO
Brockville – The re-dedication ceremony of Brockville’s F-86 Golden Hawk Sabre Jet Memorial was held on Friday, September 14th on Blockhouse Island in Downtown Brockville. A large crowd surrounded the war memorial for the ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the original ceremony held on June 23, 1968 dedicating the retired jet as a war memorial. Members of the restoration... Read More

United Way of Leeds & Grenville Kicked-Off Their 2018 Fundraising Campaign Last Thursday – VIDEO

United Way of Leeds & Grenville Kicked-Off Their 2018 Fundraising Campaign Last Thursday – VIDEO
Augusta Township – The United Way of Leeds & Grenville kicked-off their 2018 fundraising campaign last Thursday, September 13th at a kick-off breakfast held at 1000 Islands Village in Augusta Township. There were guest speakers including two inspirational stories on how United Way has helped. They also announced their 2018 fundraising goal of $825,000. There were also a few cheque... Read More

The THINK RINK Fundraiser Being Held September 22nd

The THINK RINK Fundraiser Being Held September 22nd
Family-Friendly Kick-off Fundraiser for New Prescott Arena! Prescott – Windmill Brewery and The Town of Prescott are hosting an event in support of Prescott’s new arena. The purpose of this event is to bring the community together with a family‐friendly kick‐off fundraiser for the new Prescott arena. The ‘THINK RINK’ Fundraiser is being held on Saturday, September 22 from 12noon... Read More

Augusta Fire Rescue Warns Residents of Telephone Scam

Augusta Fire Rescue Warns Residents of Telephone Scam
Augusta – Augusta Fire Rescue received a call from a resident yesterday asking if Augusta Fire Rescue does a phone campaign to raise funds for the Fire Department and their Smoke Alarm Program. They had received a call from a person stating that they were raising funds for such. They tried to ask the caller questions, and the caller just... Read More

New project to help more students walk to school in Leeds, Grenville & Lanark

New project to help more students walk to school in Leeds, Grenville & Lanark
Brockville – Walking to school is a great way for children to be physically active. Not only is it associated with improved physical and mental health, but it also contributes to safer school zones, by reducing traffic volumes at and around schools. The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit, in partnership with active school travel stakeholders in Brockville,... Read More

Winchester Hospital Experts In Their Field: Caring for Our Patients with Advanced Education

Winchester Hospital Experts In Their Field: Caring for Our Patients with Advanced Education
Winchester – Ongoing education is a priority at Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) as staff and physicians continually sharpen their skills and update their knowledge. Three members of the WDMH team have recently completed advanced education in their fields – leading the way at WDMH and throughout the region. Frida Plourde, WDMH’s Infection Control Coordinator, obtained her Certification in Infection Control from CBIC (Certification Board... Read More

Fundraising Extravaganza for I Am Alive Animal Rescues Saturday, September 22

Fundraising Extravaganza for I Am Alive Animal Rescues Saturday, September 22
Brockville – A Fundraising Extravaganza for I Am Alive Dog and Cat Rescue is being held this Saturday, September 22nd at St. Lawrence College Brockville Lounge from 10 AM to 2 PM. There will be 15 vendors at the event, a great opportunity to get a jump on your Christmas shopping. There will be something for everyone! There is a... Read More

Ontario Festival of Small Halls Got Underway Last week & Continues Until September 30th

Ontario Festival of Small Halls Got Underway Last week & Continues Until September 30th
Eastern Ontario – Get ready to clap, snap and toe-tap: the Ontario Festival of Small Halls is embarking on an energetic schedule this week that melds roots, pop, folk, blues, soul and even old-country inspired artists into three weeks of musical bliss on rural stages. The festival will see internationally-renowned musicians raise the rafters with incredible sound in cherished community... Read More

Shared CEO Appointed by YMCA of Brockville and Area and YMCA of Kingston

Shared CEO Appointed by YMCA of Brockville and Area and YMCA of Kingston
Kingston/Brockville – The Board of Directors of the YMCA of Brockville and Area and the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Kingston are pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Adams as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 22, 2018. Rob will play a key role in leading our YMCAs through amalgamation, allowing more collaboration and increased benefit to the... Read More