September 2018

Pizza Unlimited supports the Sole Sisters Charity Run for Cancer through special promotion this week

September 19, 2018 by
Pizza Unlimited supports the Sole Sisters Charity Run for Cancer through special promotion this week

Lake 88 is pleased to once again be a part of the annual Sole Sisters Charity Event for Cancer research in Smiths Falls.

The event, now in its sixth year, is held annually at Lower Reach Park in Smiths Falls. It takes place on October 21st this year.

All money ...

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More than $25K raised by annual Terry Fox Run in Perth

September 19, 2018 by
More than $25K raised by annual Terry Fox Run in Perth

Organizers of the Perth Terry Fox Run report another banner year thanks to the generosity of  the people of Perth and surrounding areas.

In an email to Lake 88, organizers wrote: Terry Fox said, “It’s got to keep going without me” and on Sunday Terry Fox Run day, PERTH did ...

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The Table Community Food Centre wants to help you harvest

September 19, 2018 by
The Table Community Food Centre wants to help you harvest

Perth, Ontario. The Table Community Food Centre makes healthy food available to the Perth community and uses food as a tool to build health, hope and community. At this time of year The Table benefits from the great abundance of fresh healthy produce available in our local gardens, yards and ...

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In Focus – Tues September 18, 2018 – Upper Canada District School Board’s Director of Education, Stephen Sliwa

September 18, 2018 by
In Focus – Tues September 18, 2018 – Upper Canada District School Board’s Director of Education, Stephen Sliwa

We welcome the Upper Canada District School Board’s Director of Education, Stephen Sliwa to talk about the new school year, and some of the highlights his students can expect.

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Canada’s Aerobic Gymnastics National Team, including several athletes from Perth, bring home hardware

September 18, 2018 by
Canada’s Aerobic Gymnastics National Team, including several athletes from Perth, bring home hardware

Sixteen athletes from Saltos Athletics in Perth represented Canada at the International Aerobic Gymnastics Championships in Phoenix, Arizona from July 29 to Aug. 1, 2018, bringing home two medals and several top-10 finishes and personal bests.

Team Canada consisted of the Saltos delegation, six athletes from Brantford Gymnastics Academy and ...

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UCDSB Meeting Release September 12, 2018

September 18, 2018 by
UCDSB Meeting Release September 12, 2018

Trustees with the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) met on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to discuss several agenda items:

BCI Student Sworn in as New Student Trustee: Brockville Collegiate Institute (BCI) student Bushra Khadra was officially sworn in as the 2018-2019 Student Trustee. Khadra is a member of Student ...

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September 18th is Big Brothers Big Sisters Day

September 18, 2018 by
September 18th is Big Brothers Big Sisters Day

September is Big Brothers of Big Sisters month, and today, September 18th is Big Brothers Big Sisters day.

You may see some in the community wearing purple today as a show of support and to help raise awareness for the need for volunteers for the organization.

You’re asked to take ...

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Sr. Devils repeat at Elizabeth Denis Memorial Tourney Champs

September 18, 2018 by
Sr. Devils repeat at Elizabeth Denis Memorial Tourney Champs

This past weekend, the PDCI Sr. Girls Basketball team participated in the second annual Elizabeth Denis Memorial Basketball Tournament in Cornwall.

The Sr. Devils entered the tournament as the defending champions.

The team got off to a quick start on Friday evening with two big wins over Renfrew and Centennial ...

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Road Closure in D/NE

September 18, 2018 by
Road Closure in D/NE

We have a traffic note to pass along: Carroll Road in Drummond North Elmsley will be closed starting this morning (Tuesday) at 9am, until Thursday at 6pm.

The closure will be from Maizie St. and Kelly Jordan Rd.

CP rail is working on the railroad crossing in the area making ...

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Recruitment efforts continue at Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital with specific gap in focus

September 18, 2018 by
Recruitment efforts continue at Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital with specific gap in focus

Presenting their annual ask at Smiths Falls council on Monday Sept 17, Dr Kate Stolee, Chief of Staff for the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital (PSFDH) and Carlene MacDonald, Physician Recruiter, told council that the recruitment program continues to seek  family physicians.

The goal is for access to health ...

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