Author Archives: Adam Weekes

In Focus – Fri November 3, 2017 – This Year’s Latin Fiesta in Almonte

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In Focus – Fri November 3, 2017 – This Year’s Latin Fiesta in Almonte

We speak with representatives from SchoolBOX about this year’s Latin Fiesta, a long standing annual celebration in Almonte – all proceeds will help the group build their 100th classroom for students in need in Nicaragua.

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In Focus – Thurs November 2, 2017 – Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

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In Focus – Thurs November 2, 2017 – Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

We welcome some of our local Fire Chiefs to talk about Carbon Monoxide as CO Awareness Week gets underway.

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In Focus – Wed November 1, 2017 – Mary Cook on Her Book: “The Best Job in the World”

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In Focus – Wed November 1, 2017 – Mary Cook on Her Book: “The Best Job in the World”

Lynda welcomes well known author, broadcaster and storyteller Mary Cook to talk about her latest book “The Best Job in the World”.

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In Focus – Thurs October 26, 2017 – The Creative Kids Campaign: Venessa Solow from The Health Unit

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In Focus – Thurs October 26, 2017 – The Creative Kids Campaign: Venessa Solow from The Health Unit

Lynda speaks with Venessa Solow from the Leeds, Grenville, and Lanark District Health Unit about the Creative Kids Campaign.

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In Focus – Wed October 25, 2017 – The 7th Annual Recreation Summit in Smiths Falls

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In Focus – Wed October 25, 2017 – The 7th Annual Recreation Summit in Smiths Falls

Bonnie Schnittker, Public Health Nurse and Chair of the Rural Recreation Association, talks about the 7th annual Recreation Summit November 2 at the Smiths Falls Memorial Community Centre.  The focus this year is on Recreation and Technology – Making It Work, with keynote speakers Dr. Michael Cheng, Psychiatrist at CHEO ...

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In Focus – Tues October 24, 2017 – Pauline Fitchett, Executive Director of The Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults

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In Focus – Tues October 24, 2017 – Pauline Fitchett, Executive Director of The Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults

Pauline Fitchett Executive Director of PEP, the Perth Enrichment Program for Older Adults joins Bob to talk about a new Saturday program they are launching to help caregivers.

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In Focus – Mon October 23, 2017 – Child Abuse Prevention Month and Dress Purple Day

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In Focus – Mon October 23, 2017 – Child Abuse Prevention Month and Dress Purple Day

Bob is joined by Cynthia Redmond from Family and Children’s Services of Lanark, Leeds, and Grenville to talk about Child Abuse Prevention month and Dress Purple Day which  comes up tomorrow.

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In Focus – Fri October 20, 2017 – Lanark County Vital Signs Report for 2017: Lynn McIntyre

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In Focus – Fri October 20, 2017 – Lanark County Vital Signs Report for 2017: Lynn McIntyre

Lynn McIntyre of the Perth Foundation joins us to talk about the Lanark County Vital Signs report for 2017, we’ll talk about what it is, and how it effects and measures our quality of life.

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In Focus – Thurs October 19, 2017 – Rideau Canal: Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager

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In Focus – Thurs October 19, 2017 – Rideau Canal: Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager

Bob is joined by Dale MacEachern, Parks Canada External Relations Manager to chat about the season on the Rideau Canal. We’ll talk about final numbers, maintenance and infrastructure projects and de-watering.

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In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

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In Focus – Wed October 18, 2017 – Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte

Jeff Mills and Patti Lennox from Mills Community Support in Almonte  join Lynda to talk about a new program called “Get A Grip”.  They will also discuss a fundraising book sale to support the Almonte Youth Centre and Library.

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