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2017 LDHC Foundation’s Dream Vacation is Maddy Besner!

Oct 15, 2017 @ 11:36 The LDHC Foundation’s Dream Vacation Raffle lucky winner is Maddy Besner of Sault Ste Marie. Maddy’s prize includes a$2,900 Dream Vacation and $1,600 cash or $4,500 cash prize. The draw took place in the hospital lobby on Wednesday, October 11th at 4:30 pm. Thank you to everyone who made this 7th annual raffle very successful! Much gratitude ...

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Winner of the LDHC Foundation Dream Vacation Lottery is…

At 8 this morning the LDHC Foundation announced on thier facebook page that Madeline Besner of Sault Ste. Marie was the winner of the 2017 Dream Vacation Lottery. Over 1900 tickets (of the 2000) were sold. Organizers thanked everyone for their support, businesses and the ticket sellers – “Generous hearts do prevail in the communities that the Lady Dunn Health ...

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Happenings At First United Church – October 11

Oct 11, 2017 @ 08:31 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). Church Office hours are  Thursday from 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & leave ...

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Between the Covers – October 11

Oct 11, 2017 @ 08:06 New books – New on the seven day fiction shelf this week:  “The Last Tudor” by Philippa Gregory, “Without Fear or Favor” by Robert K. Tanenbaum, “The Lying Game” by Ruth Ware, and “Seeing Red” by Sandra Brown. After school programs – We have started the after school programs.  On Tuesday, we have Craft Club, Wednesday is ...

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OCSA Celebrates Meals on Wheels Week

Oct 6, 2017 @ 08:19 October is Ontario Community Support Association Month. In Wawa we have several community support programs that help the frail elderly stay in their homes longer.  October 1st – 7th highlights Meals on Wheels week!   If you are a senior, an adult recovering from an illness, or a physically or mentally challenged individual, then you ...

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Happening at Wawa First United Church – October 4

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 CHURCH OFFICE HOURS – Thurs. 1 -3 p.m. Roberta requests that an appointment be made. Please call 705-856-2926 & leave a message Choir Practice each  Sunday at 9:30 ...

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From the Branch – October 4th

Oct 4, 2017 @ 08:03 Boy was that something those Invictus games in Toronto! And the closing speech of Prince Harry where he instilled pride and a look at the future in all those young veterans who are carrying the scars of their battles both physical and mental. It makes you think, and be proud to be a Legion member ...

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Lumber Donation Arrives in Houston Texas from White River Forest Products

Oct 2, 2017 @ 15:04 White River Forest Products is pleased to report that its donation of lumber has arrived in Houston to assist in the rebuilding of 111 Habitat for Humanity homes that were affected by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August. The community-based Northern Ontario lumber mill quietly took on the challenge laid down by Resolute Forest ...

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Only One Week Left

Time is running out. There is only 1 more week until the lucky ticket will be drawn for the Annual Dream Vacation Lottery. Tickets are available at local businesses and hospital admitting. Watch for volunteers selling tickets at local businesses until October 11. With only 2000 tickets printed your odds for winning are great. By purchasing a ticket today you ...

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Thursday Morning News – September 28th

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming cloudy this afternoon with 60 percent chance of showers late this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming west 20 km/h this morning. High 14. UV index 4 or moderate. Tonight showers are expected with a risk of thunderstorms this evening and after midnight. ...

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OPP Launch Fall Seat Belt Campaign Today

Sep 27, 2017 @ 08:02 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be conducting their Fall Seat belt Campaign from September 27 until October 6, 2017. Seat belt law enforcement and education is one of the OPP’s traffic safety priorities; the OPP conducts provincial seat belt campaigns every year to raise awareness of seat belt use and their effectiveness in saving ...

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The Wawa Green Project at the Wawa Blueberry Fall Festival

Sep 26, 2017 @ 08:07 The Wawa Green Project enjoyed a successful weekend at the Annual Blueberry Fall Festival. Our table was situated in the “Energy Hub” which included Algoma Power Inc., Algoma Energy Solutions and Buywise Consulting. The Green Project was joined by Kieran O’Neill of Buywise Consulting, who booked 5 energy audits over the weekend. Kieran helps to ...

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UPDATE – SE OPP Chapleau Search for Missing Hunter

Sep 25, 2017 @ 10:07 SE OPP issued the following update, today, Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:46 a.m. “On September 23, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m., members from the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were notified that a male hunting in the Chapleau area was overdue. An overnight search of local backroads was conducted. On September ...

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Winner of the LDHC Foundation Fall Quilt

At the 2017 Blueberry Fall Fair, Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation volunteers had a booth to promote the Dream Vacation Raffle and to speak about your donations at work. You have helped fund over $405,000.00 in medical equipment for your hospital! We appreciate your support.   Thank you to the Wawa Special Events Committee for organizing the Fall Fair and ...

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Sunday Morning News – September 24

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this morning. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 29. UV index 6 or high. Marine – Wind variable 10 knots becoming south 10 this morning then increasing to south 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 Monday morning then becoming north 10 Monday evening. Chance of ...

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