Lifestyle

Two new Health Unit Service Site locations in Perth & Carleton Place

The Perth Service Site of the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit will be moving the week of November 30th to a new location at the Perth Medical Clinic at 14 Isabella St. across from the Perth Smiths Falls Hospital (only half a kilometre away from the current address at 1 Sherbrooke St.). The new […]

Perth offers relief to Stingrays, youth recreation groups during Covid-19

The Perth Town Council welcomed a delegation from the Perth Stingrays Aquatic Club at Tuesday night’s council meeting. Andrew Perkins, president of the club, and Jennifer Greaves, treasurer, presented council with a summary of the club’s activities and a request for financial assistance in the form of a grant. The Stingrays will celebrate their 40th […]

Big Brothers’ Big Sisters virtual after school programs are off to the races!

Have you heard? Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County has adapted its popular after school programs to the on-line world!  Kids who are staying home or come home from school bored, ready to move their bodies and chat with other kids and mentors in our programs about everything from what they did on the […]

Think Inside the Box for local gifts this Christmas

Miller reported to Town Council that the Picnic Smiths Falls program, a collaboration between the town and various restaurant partners, was very well received, and a new branding partnership is planned for the winter season. Smiths Falls branded Merry and Bright boxes will be available at local retailers, stuffed with a gift, local information, and […]

School immunization clinics for grade 7 and 8 students in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark

Immunizations remain an important part of a healthy lifestyle, even during COVID-19. For the 2020/21 school year, the Health Unit will be offering the Meningitis, Hepatitis B and HPV9 vaccines for Grade 7 students, and those Grade 8 students that did not complete their series last year at school based clinics. The school based clinics […]

We already know Covid won’t stop Santa Claus – it won’t stop Sandy Claus either

The Lanark County Food Bank Stocking Drive is already on. A lot has changed but the need for the support of the community is stronger than ever during this year of Covid 19. It may have been a little harder to find something to give thanks for but for the Food Bank’s clients the list […]