Lifestyle

Celebrate the sweetest time of the year at the 5th annual Maple Weekend in Lanark & District

It’s the sweetest time of the year, and the Lanark & District Maple Syrup Producers’ Association (LDMSPA) is inviting visitors to join them April 6 and 7 in celebrating the 5th annual Maple Weekend event and a new season of maple syrup production in the region. Since its introduction in 2015, Maple Weekend has become […]

Lanark County publishes 2019 Festivals & Events Guide

Lanark County’s Tourism Department, in partnership with the municipalities of Beckwith, Carleton Place, Drummond /North Elmsley, Lanark Highlands, Mississippi Mills, Montague, Perth, Tay Valley and Smiths Falls, is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Lanark County Festivals & Events guide.  The compilation of the Festivals & Events guide is one that involves virtually every community […]

Boxing for Parkinson’s a real winner

Boxing4Health – Sally Smith Kim Ducharme, who leads a boxing class three times a week in the basement of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Smiths Falls, says there’s a misconception about boxing. “People often think of it as just a beat-down. But we work on balance, strength, and endurance — boxing is the fun part.” She grins, and adds […]

Sugar Tyme – Crab apples in winter

  Have you been lucky enough to drive down Wilson Street in Perth shortly after a snowfall?  If yes, you are likely wondering, “What are those beautiful trees with all the little red berries?” These trees are a variety of flowering crab apple, known as Malus ‘Sutyzam’ Sugar Tyme.  They were planted as a part […]

Let’s talk about health

Submitted The World Health Organization in the Ottawa Charter on Health Promotion stated “health is a resource for living – the ability to identify and realize aspirations, satisfy needs, and cope with the changing environment.”  Community agencies and partnerships across Leeds, Grenville and Lanark have ongoing conversations about the importance of health equity in program […]

Our MENTAL HEALTH, a broad overview

Submitted In the month of August Smiths Falls hosted the fourth annual Canal Pursuit Defeat Depression and Mental Health Run.  Communities across our region also hosted their own inaugural runs for mental health. Our chiropractic office had the pleasure of meeting and sponsoring Mr. Clay Williams, the master runner, and co-coordinator Bob Joynt.  Clay is […]