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Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last...

Yard of the Week: June 29 2022

From the Almonte & District Horticultural Society: Beautifully...

Quinoa-Lentil Salad with Grilled Halloumi

by Susan Hanna This recipe adapted from Food...

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Local woman with brain cancer walks for a cure

A brain tumour walk took place this Sunday evening at the Gemmill Park track, as part of the larger Canada-wide virtual event. Kaitlyn Finner of Almonte (pictured front row left)...

Thanks to Margo Hay-Goodings from Country Haven

The residents of Almonte Country Haven are the recipients of a monthly drop-off of wonderful reading material from the Mississippi Mills Public Library. Margo Hay-Goodings has researched and handpicked...

From Home Hospice North Lanark: It’s time to say thank you!

Over $14K raised. Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) is committed to helping as many people in our community as possible through public education, easily accessible resources, help with navigating the...

Town provides omicron update

The municipality has just sent us this update on the provincial government's response to the Omicron COVID variant. Key point on limits to gatherings: 10...

Please help protect our local health care system capacity

Along with our partners at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), we are urgently calling on the communities of the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington;...

Health Unit reports ‘significant increase’ in local COVID cases

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has seen a significant increase in COVID-19 positive cases in the region with over 100 new...

Knitting together kindness and comfort

New group knits together kindness and comfort to support clients of Home Hospice North Lanark A casual conversation over coffee at Equator Coffee Roasters between...

Hospice completes first practical caregiver course

First-Ever Practical Caregiver Training Facilitated by Home Hospice North Lanark Wraps Up A quarter of Canadians over the age of 65 are caregivers, a StatsCan...

Palliative care education session, November 30

PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION DAY November 30, 2021 from 1:00pm-5:00pm at Camp Merrywood. Open to health care professionals and public Topics The Paramedic Wellness & Palliative Symptom management...

A great day at Union Hall

On Saturday, November 6, Union Hall hosted a “Community Builders” craft fair.  In addition to raising funds for the Hall’s ongoing renovations, they invited...

Betty Preston receives AGH volunteerism award

Betty Preston, 2021 recipient of the Bert McIntyre Memorial Award for Volunteerism to the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Foundation Long-time Almonte resident, professional pharmacist...

Home Hospice North Lanark seeks new visiting volunteers

Is It You We’re Looking For?  “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King Home...

Home Hospice North Lanark opening up in-person visiting December 1

Who would ever have thought back in March 2020 when we learned about the COVID-19 virus that it would have such an impact on...

Home Hospice North Lanark announces a third satellite office!

That’s right! We are adding a third location. Our Coordinator of Visiting Volunteers will now be at Orchard View By the Mississippi, 219 Paterson...

101-year-old hikes to support the Hospice

Scotiabank Matches First $1,000 Raised by 101-Year-Old Who Hikes for Hospice In October 2020, Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) launched their first ever “virtual” Hike...

Home Hospice North Lanark announces a second satellite office

Our Coordinator of Visiting Volunteers will now be at the Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL), Pakenham Branch every Wednesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m....

Lake 88.1 Radiothon supports local health care, October 14

Lake 88.1 FM Radiothon supporting our hospitals and community health centres set for October 14 Thursday, October 14, 2021 – Live on-air and online 6 a.m....

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