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Lake 88 In Focus Interviews

In Focus – Wed August 23, 2017 – The Friendship Oven Project

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In Focus – Wed August 23, 2017 – The Friendship Oven Project

Lynda welcomes Jeff Mills, Mills Community Support, and Jackie Kavanagh, Carleton Place Chamber of Commerce, to discuss Mills Community Support’s latest initiative, the Friendship Oven Project. The plan is to build a series of wood-fired ovens – a project to connect people and communities through food and cooking.

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In Focus – Tues August 22, 2017 – Rideau Canal’s Valerie de Winter

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In Focus – Tues August 22, 2017 – Rideau Canal’s Valerie de Winter

The Rideau Canal’s Valerie de Winter drops by to talk about Parks Canada’s plans for the iconic canal for the remainder of the summer.

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In Focus – Mon August 21, 2017 – Eclipse: Local Amateur Astronomer Frank Hitchens

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In Focus – Mon August 21, 2017 – Eclipse: Local Amateur Astronomer Frank Hitchens

It’s eclipse Monday. Joining us to talk about the phenomenon is Local Amateur Astronomer Frank Hitchens who will tell us all about the event and how to view it safely.

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In Focus – Fri August 18, 2017 – Dave Bird of the OPP

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In Focus – Fri August 18, 2017 – Dave Bird of the OPP

We welcome Dave Bird of the OPP for an update on Lanark County OPP outreach initiatives, and commentary on how summer initiatives have been received.

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In Focus – Thurs August 17, 2017 – Algonquin College Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn

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In Focus – Thurs August 17, 2017 – Algonquin College Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn

With the school year right around the corner, we speak with Algonquin College Perth Campus Dean Chris Hahn who offers a sneak peek at what’s to come at the school this year.

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In Focus – Wed August 16, 2017 – Doors Open Rideau Lakes: Wendy Alford

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In Focus – Wed August 16, 2017 – Doors Open Rideau Lakes: Wendy Alford

Lynda welcomes Wendy Alford, one of the organizers of Doors Open Rideau Lakes which is coming up this weekend. We chat with Wendy Alford, who is coordinating the event.

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In Focus: Tuesday, August 15, 2017- Meaghan McDonald and Martha Bradburn

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Bob welcomes the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority's Meaghan McDonald, Shoreline Stewardship Coordinator and Martha Bradburn, a Planner with the conservation authority, to talk about initiatives to help maintain and improve shorelines. Listen to the interview.

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In Focus: Monday, August 14, 2017- Kate Hallas and Jeff Kohl

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Bob talks to Kate Hallas of the United Way and Jeff Kohl, Executive Director of YAK Youth Centre, about the back to school Lanark County Backpack drive they put on every year with the help of 3M in Perth. Listen to the interview.

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In Focus – Thurs August 10, 2017 – the Lanark-Leeds Parkinson Superwalk

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In Focus – Thurs August 10, 2017 – the Lanark-Leeds Parkinson Superwalk

We speak with organizers of the Lanark-Leeds Parkinson Superwalk taking place at Conlon Farm in Perth on September 9th. Proceeds go to research, and increasing services, and advocacy efforts for patients of the disease.

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In Focus – Wed August 9, 2017 – Heather Church, Registered Psychotherapist and Behaviour Analyst

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In Focus – Wed August 9, 2017 – Heather Church, Registered Psychotherapist and Behaviour Analyst

Heather Church, registered psychotherapist and behaviour analyst, discusses mental health issues such as the rise of violent incidents in elementary schools, and developmental disorders such as Autism and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

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