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End Polio Now! Global Caseload

Of the three original strains of wild poliovirus (type 1, Type 2, and Type 3), wild poliovirus Type 2 was eradicated in 1999, and no cases of wild poliovirus Type 3 have been found since the last reported case in Nigeria in November 1999. (In order for a country to be declared polio free, it must have zero cases for ...

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Between the Covers – October 3rd

New Books – New books on the Seven Day Shelf this week are: “The Dependents” by Katherine Dion, “The Darkest Time of Night” by Jeremy Finley, “Lying in Wait” by Liz Nugent and “Pieces of Her” by Karin Slaughter.   Staff Picks for the Month of September are “Heartsick” by Chelsea Cain, “ Left to Die” by Lisa Jackson, “Sworn to ...

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The Community Living Algoma Board of Directors Fall Social

The Community Living Algoma Board of Directors invites residents in the Wawa community to attend a “Fall Social” October 4th, 2018 from 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m. at its office, located at 26 St. Marie St. Community Living Algoma is a non-profit organization that supports individuals with intellectual disabilities across the District. The agency is committed to the advancement of a community in ...

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Happenings at Wawa First United Church – October 3

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 The U.C.W. wish to Thank Diane & her team of helpers & also ALL the shoppers who made the recent Thrift Shop a great ...

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This is Meals on Wheels Week!

October 1 to 7 is Meals on Wheels week in Ontario. The Canadian Red Cross Meals on Wheels program has been serving smiles one meal at a time for eighteen years in North Algoma. This program relies heavily on the dedication of volunteers of which we currently have 14.  We simply can’t provide our critical services to vulnerable adults without ...

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Update on Ice at the MMCC

11:53 a.m. – We are on for daytime skating & pick-up hockey next week. Sprinkler upgrades will be coming up this season so there will be an interruption of about 3 weeks for daytime programming. We will relay the information as we get confirmation. Thank you!   9:40 a.m. – The MMCC will be cancelling all Sunday evening ice until after Thanksgiving. ...

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We Scare Hunger 2018

This October, Northern Lights Ford is back at it, scaring hunger in our community – and we invite you to join us!   From October 1 to October 31, we’re accepting monetary and non-perishable food item donations for our local Wawa Community Food Bank.  You can drop off your donation at Northern Lights Ford or visit us at John’s Valu-mart ...

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Dealing with Bears in the Community

Public safety is important to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Municipality of Wawa. Bears that come into a populated area aren’t always a threat to public safety. Public safety is at risk when a bear poses an immediate threat to personal safety by exhibiting threatening or aggressive behaviour. Who do I call?  ...

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End Polio Now! Key Facts

Rotary International has declared October 24, 2018, World Polio Day.   Did you know?  Prior to the discovery of an oral vaccine, only registered medical people could give an inoculation with a needle.  Now anyone can administer the two life-saving drops. Poliomyelitis (polio) mainly affects children under five years of age. One in 200 infections leads to paralysis.  Among those paralyzed, 5 ...

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Between the Covers – September 26th

NEW BOOKS ON THE 7 DAY SHELF this week are “There There” by Tommy Orange, “The Tattooist of Auschwitz” by Heather Morris, “My Ex-Life” by Stephen McCauley and “Who is Vera Kelly” by Rosalie Knecht. Staff Picks for the Month of September are “A Discovery of Witches” by Deborah Harkness, “Just One Look” by Harlen Coben, “No Great Mischief” by ...

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Happenings at First United Church – September 26

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. 27   The Thrift Shop opens at 5 p.m.  Contact Diane S. 705-856-4408                               If YOU are able to HELP during the Sale. ...

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New Wawa Goose Seniors’ Club Executive 2018-2020

A new executive for 2018-2020 was installed at the regular meeting of the Wawa Goose Seniors’ Club in June. Carol Chalykoff assumed the position of president with Ed Nyman as the acting past president.  Steve Haney is the vice-president with Susan Switzer as secretary and Judy Sanchioni is the new treasurer. The executive is determined to expand the membership, offer new ...

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Dubreuilville accueillera en 2019 son premier championnat des maitres au Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville.

Le Comité du Strongman Challenge Dubreuilville a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’il accueillera le premier Championnat des Maitres d’hommes forts les 13 et 14 septembre 2019. 12 athlètesdu Canada et du monde entierparticiperontà 8 épreuvessur deuxjours. Le comité travaille à la finalisation des détails des autres activités qui seront organisées durant ce festival de deux jours, afin d’apporter une expérience diversifiée et ...

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