Second annual HOL walk-a-thon pushes Every Plate Full campaign over $3,000

"Second annual HOL walk-a-thon pushes Every Plate Full campaign over $3,000"

  The second annual Mountain Family Fun Market Day, hosted by the House of Lazarus (HOL), was held on May 27 at Mountain Memorial Park. The HOL’s Every Plate Full campaign, through Food Banks Canada, has now surpassed the $3,000 mark thanks to pledges from those who participated in the walk-a-thon during the event. Attendees […]

Supporting women with cancer

"Supporting women with cancer"

Marilyne Kelly likes to give back. She has been supporting women with cancer through her business, volunteer work and as a mastectomy prosthetic fitter. Now she is donating supplies to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) chemotherapy program. Marilyne is temporarily closing her business – Marilyne’s Wigs N Things – and has generously donated some […]

Working together for support and awareness

"Working together for support and awareness"

  The Black Walnut Group is a support group for men and their families dealing with a prostate cancer diagnosis. They know the importance of a simple PSA test to screen for cancer. And they know that patients and families need a helping hand during their cancer journey. Recently, at a Black Walnut Group meeting, […]

Hands-on learning experiences for youth delivered by SNC

"Hands-on learning experiences for youth delivered by SNC"

  In any given year, SNC reaches over 4,000 youth through hands-on environmental education programs.  Guided by SNC’s environmental specialists, youth learn about water protection and conservation, fisheries, forestry, insects, and even Ontario’s sweet maple industry. Over the last 2 weeks alone, SNC hosted nearly 500 local students during various events.  On May 11, local […]

WDMH dietitian named Outstanding Healthcare Professional in Eastern Ontario

"WDMH dietitian named Outstanding Healthcare Professional in Eastern Ontario"

Deirdre Cooke’s colleagues describe her as a ‘fireball’ because of her passion, energy and red hair. Every day, Deirdre brings that passion to Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) where she has worked for more than 20 years. Deirdre is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, and she played a key role in bringing the […]

All FORE a Good Cause

"All FORE a Good Cause"

  The rain has finally (hopefully) stopped and golf season is officially here. And that means the annual Cloverdale Golf Classic is coming soon. The event takes place on Saturday, June 10th at Cloverdale Links Golf Course, rain or shine. Ken Warner is the new Chair of the event and is no stranger to golf […]