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From the Branch – May 22

Elections have been held and the Executives of the Branch & Ladies Auxiliary have been determined. Branch – 2019 – 2021: President Mary Anne Pearson, Past President – Larry Harvey, 1st Vice President – Eric Mitrikas, 2nd Vice President – Dave Page Executive Committee: Noreen Fellinger, Barb Leschishin, Jeanette Pike, Sam Rowe, Doris Zagar Ladies Auxiliary 2019 – 2020: President – Pat Harron, 1stVice President – ...

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Between the Covers – May 22

NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are; “Late in the Day” by Tessa Hadley, “The Mother-in-law” by Sally Hepworth and “Freefall” by Jessica Berry. STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL ARE; “The Wrong Side of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly, “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah, “What You Wish For” by Fern Michaels and this week’s feature ...

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Happenings at First United Church – May 22

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. Sun.    May  19   Rev. Eun-Joo Park from St. Andrews U.C. in S.S.M led Morning Worship.                              . Sat.     May    25    Prayer Shawl Ministry ...

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Northern Libraries Launch Advocacy Website

Libraries across Northern Ontario have launched SaveOLSN.ca – a website highlighting the services provided to our libraries by Ontario Library Service – North and inviting members of the public to join our advocacy campaign by contacting their local MPP or the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Michael Tibollo.   Featuring stories from libraries across Northern Ontario, this website draws ...

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DES POUSSINS À L’ÉCOLE Saint-Joseph, Wawa!

  Le 13 mai dernier, après 21 jours d’anticipation, les élèves de la classe de maternelle de Mme Monique Gendron ont observé l’éclosion de trois petits poussins à l’École Saint-Joseph, Wawa. Les enfants étaient émerveillés et très excités ! Maintenant, la classe attend l’éclosion des œufs de canard!

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The LDHC Foundation Thanks Wesdome Gold Mine Inc.

  On Monday, April 29th Wesdome Gold Mines Inc. Executives visited the Lady Dunn Health Centre to make a generous donation to the Foundation. Jean-Guy LeClair, General Manager and Marchelle Aucamp Manager – HR presented their gift, a donation of $10,000.00 to the LDHC CEO and Foundation Board Members. Kadean Ogilvie-Pinter, LDHC CEO, provided the representatives with a tour of the ...

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Happenings at First United Wawa – May 15

The congregation welcomes everyone to Worship at First United Church.  Services are held on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.  If anyone has a question or concern please leave a message on the answering machine at the Church 705-856-2926. Sun.    May  19   Rev. Eun-Joo Park from St. Andrews U.C. in S.S.M will lead Morning Worship.                               The Sacrament of Holy Communion will ...

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A statement on Behalf of Northern Ontario Public Libraries

The undersigned libraries issued the following statement on May 9, 2019 regarding cuts to the operating budget of Ontario Library Service-North. Today our libraries were informed that half of the unionized staff positions (5 FTE positions) at Ontario Library Service-North have been eliminated, and a sixth reduced to part time, due to recent cuts to the operating budget announced in ...

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Gélinas’ 911 Everywhere in Ontario bill will save lives

NDP MPP France Gélinas held a press conference at Queen’s Park on Thursday to help enact a law that will save lives by ensuring that all Ontarians have access to 911 emergency services.    Gélinas’ bill, 9-1-1 Everywhere in Ontario, is up for debate in the Ontario legislature on Thursday afternoon. Bill 75 has three parts. The first will do away with 1-800 numbers in case ...

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Climate change update shows how steep the challenge is

The floods gripping parts of eastern Canada just two years after record high-water events hit many of the same locations makes it more difficult to see the sense in those who argue against climate change.  There is no doubt that extreme weather events are happening with greater frequency; that 18 of the 19 warmest years ever recorded occurred in last ...

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Between the Covers – May 8

NEW BOOKS–on the Seven Day Shelf this week are; “Wild Card” by Stuart Woods, “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens, “Blessing in Disguise” by Danielle Steel and “The Dreamers” by Karen Thompson Walker. STAFF PICKS FOR THE MONTH OF MAY  ARE;  “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah, “Look for Me” by Lisa Gardner, “What You Wish For” by Fern Michaels ...

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For The Health of It- Week 2

So you have completed week 1 of the Community Challenge!! Congrats!!   Winners for week 1 are: Mackenzie Moore Chrystal Morden Mary Lesperance Kathryn Leclair Jude Robinson Sharon Boucher Week 2 Has changed most of the challenges but the themes remain the same. You are encouraged to sit less, squat more, and get in some good ol’ home cooking!   ...

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From the Branch – May 7

I just viewed the May 5th Liberation Day Parade on Youtube in Wageningen, Holland and there were only about 24 Canadian veterans present with the youngest 91 and the eldest 101. But even they are looking forward to next year and the 75th celebrations. On May 4th there were silent remembrances all over the country to honor the fallen military ...

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The Wawa Ice Fishing Derby Makes donation to the LDHC Foundation

  On Sunday, April 28th, the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation held its annual Donor Recognition Celebration. Gratitude was expressed to donors and the names newly inscribed on the In Memory Donor Board were respectfully acknowledged. During its 10thAnniversary year, the Foundation has much to celebrate. Over $442,700 has been donated to the hospital for the purchase of medical equipment ...

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