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OLW class delivers anti-drug message

The Grade 7/8 class at Our Lady of the Way School in Stratton received a message about drugs from the OPP, then turned around and used it to help deliver the message to the public.

Two weeks ago, OPP Community Services Officer Anne McCoy visited the class to talk about the effects of drugs on people, as well as how to make healthy choices and have healthy relationships.

CT Scanner is on order: Woods

Wayne Woods, CEO of Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc., yesterday confirmed the CT Scanner for La Verendrye General Hospital has been ordered.

“After a comprehensive selection process, we are satisfied and confident that we have made an informed decision,” said Woods.

“We have chosen a Toshiba Aquilion 64-slice CT Scanner,” he added.

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.