Community

Letter – Wawa has joined the throw away world

Dear Brenda, For the third time in 10 days, I’ve heard this story There a rooster on the loose at SPG, There’s a rooster half-starved and on the loose out by the greenhouses I caught a starving rooster out by the dump can you take it. So what gives Wawa? You all get on the “organic is better” bandwagon. Order ...

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Youth Enterprise Camp

  For a thirteenth consecutive summer, business-minded youth had their place to shine.  The Youth Enterprise Camp was run in Wawa from August 12th to 16th, 2019 at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. The camp introduces youth ages 9-13 to the values, attitudes, qualities and skills needed to be successful in today’s economy. High-energy games, activities and workshops challenge every participant ...

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Camp entreprise jeunesse

  Pour un treizième été consécutif, les jeunes qui ont le sens des affaires avaient leur place pour briller. Le camp entreprise jeunesse s’est tenu à Wawa du 12 au 16 août 2019 au Centre communautaire Michipicoten. Le camp présente aux jeunes âgés de 9 à 13 ans les valeurs, les attitudes, les qualités et les compétences nécessaires pour réussir dans ...

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From the Branch – 73th Airborne Walk in Oosterbeek and Arnhem

Seventy-five years ago, another major event happened when our Canadian soldiers liberated the town of Antwerp and took the harbour which was still mostly undamaged and was planned to be used for supplying the Allied armies. The Allied Command had a big celebration but forgot to invite the Canadians who were already moving North to the Leopold Canal and the Dutch border. ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – September 11

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. Thurs. Sept. 12        Worship Committee – 2:00 p.m. Sun.    Sept. 15        Official Board Meeting Thurs. Oct. 17 – 21   Thrift Shop (Sorting takes place ...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide is a global social issue, impacting incredible amounts of people and communities throughout the world. Over 4,000 Canadians die by suicide each year, and 800,000 worldwide. That is someone every 40 seconds. It is a devastating reality that countless people are affected by daily. World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10. The theme “Working Together to Prevent Suicide” continues ...

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GoFundMe Launched “Help Keep This Family Together”

Dear Family, Friends and Neighbours, The people of this community have come together time and time again in many difficult circumstances and I am asking for your kindness and generosity to help another one of our Wawa families. Phyllis, Dan and Jessica Dwyer have been fighting the battle against cancer together and it has been a long, difficult road. Phyllis ...

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Dream Lottery Tickets in the Community

The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will be in the community promoting its Annual Dream Vacation Lottery.  Tickets are available at local businesses and hospital admitting. Watch for volunteers selling tickets at the local Post Office on Mondays and Tuesday and Valumart on Thursdays and Fridays. With only 2000 tickets printed your odds for winning are great. By purchasing a ticket ...

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Rural communities in northern Ontario will benefit from faster Internet

Canadians understand the importance of building communities. They have always invested in ways to better connect with each other—from the St. Lawrence Seaway to the national railroad system to the Trans-Canada Highway. Those investments now need to reflect the increasingly digital world. That is why the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, today announced funding of over $2 million ...

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Meals on Wheels – is it right for you?

If you are a senior, an adult recovering from an illness, or a physically or mentally challenged individual, then you qualify for the Canadian Red Cross Meals on Wheels program.  Do you find it a challenge to drive or walk to the grocery store for regular shopping trips?  Is the constant cleaning up after cooking just one meal getting to ...

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Ontario Northland Launches New Pricing Structure for Passengers

Ontario Northland will be providing savings options for customers by introducing new pricing structures on all passenger travel effective September 4th, 2019. There will be two types of fare options available, a firm ticket and a flex ticket giving customers the option to choose what suits their travel needs. “We’re excited to launch this new pricing structure,” says Tracy MacPhee, ...

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Household Hazardous Waste Day – September 14

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM Delivery For your own protection, deliver the hazardous waste material labelled in the trunk of your car or box of your truck DO NOT mix materials. All materials must be clearly marked. If the container is damaged, package the container in a plastic bag in order not ...

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LDHCF Launches Dream Vacation Lottery 2019

  It’s that time of year again. The Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation will be in the community promoting its Annual Dream Vacation Lottery. By purchasing a ticket today you are helping to fund our current campaign of $125,000 for a new washer/disinfector and sterilizer for the Medical Device Reprocessing Department.  The current equipment is reaching its end of life ...

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The LDHC Foundation Says Thank You to the LDHC Auxiliary

    On August 16th, the LDHC Foundation received a generous donation from the Lady Dunn Health Centre Auxiliary in the amount of $6228.47. The donation will be used to purchase 2 Holter Monitors that will be used throughout the hospital. This non-invasive portable device monitors your heart’s activity continuously for 24 to 48 hours; aiding your healthcare provider in ...

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