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KCs fund arthritis program

The local Knights of Columbus held their annual Christmas dinner last Tuesday (Dec. 11) with a few special guests.

The Knights also made cheque presentations to the Salvation Army and The Arthritis Society to support their works in the community and the province.

Michl close to fundraising goal

Back in June, Bill Michl started fundraising for The Arthritis Society. His goal is to raise $6,300, which would meet his obligation to the Society as a “Joints In Motion” training team member.

Michl would like to wrap up his fundraising. For those of you who meant to donate but just haven’t gotten around to it, Michl would like to hear from you.

A lifelong journey concluded

This is the third of a three-part series. It is a true story about Mark, who agreed to meet with me and be interviewed with the goal of helping others.

Mark has spent the majority of his adult life living with depression and, for many years, denying its existence.

CT Scanner getting closer

CEO Wayne Woods said yesterday that the purchase of a CT Scanner for Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. is getting closer although a vendor has not yet been selected.

“We are still in the selection process,” Woods said. “We have short-listed two vendors that both have their advantages and disadvantages.

A lifelong journey continued

This is the second of a three-part series. This is a true story about “Mark,” who agreed to meet with me and be interviewed with the goal of helping others.

Mark has spent the majority of his adult life living with depression and, for many years, denying its existence.

Aboriginal role models being sought

The National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) once again is searching for Canada’s best and brightest aboriginal youth for nomination to the 2008-09 National Aboriginal Role Model Program (NARMP).

The program, which has been organized by NAHO for the past four years, aims to highlight the accomplishments of Inuit, First Nations, and Métis youth aged 13-30.