February 21, 2016

Quote of the Week

"Delay is preferable to error."

~ Thomas Jefferson

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town
after March 6th? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com

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Events

Robotics Junior First LEGO
Mon Feb 22 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

JuniorFIRST® LEGO® League is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s inherent curiosity and direct it toward discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them.   This program features a real-world chal...

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Interested in singing with a new community choir?
Mon Feb 22 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Chorus York is a new community choir looking for singers, especially basses, who can read music. Rehearsals are held Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's United Church Accompanist also needed. For more information please call 905 884-45...

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Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Feb 22 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come out for weekly Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required.  Bring a sealable b...

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Council Meeting ~ all encouraged to attend
Mon Feb 22 / 7:30pm

Council Meetings are where decisions are made.  Anyone may observe this meeting. The agenda for this meeting will be made available on the Friday before.  Click here for the list of other upcoming council meetings. These meetings...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Feb 23 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things.  Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration".  The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com...

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Discovering Your Personal Prophecy & Our Human Destiny (The Sequel to Beyond The Law of Attraction)
Tue Feb 23 / 6:45pm - 9:00pm

Join Dr. Paul Meschino as he reveals the natural laws that have governed human behavior for millennia. This wisdom will allow you to know and align with your destiny and the destiny of humanity as a whole. This gathering will be a blend of modern sci...

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Plugged into Literacy - Using Technology to Support Early Literacy
Tue Feb 23 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

What does research say about screen time? How do you find quality apps and websites for children? Join an Early Literacy Specialist for an evening of information and discussion.   This is a workshop for adults, not children. Admission: Free. Regi...

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Open Mic Life Every Tuesday at The Falcon and Firkin
Tue Feb 23 / 8:30pm

This is a friendly supportive environment!  Weekly food and beer specials! Kitchen stays open late! SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND ENCOURAGED! This is a full service open mic  - complete with small drum ki...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Not Too Late
Wed Feb 24 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Not Too Late One-hour workshop for parents Class:  Wednesday, February 24 @10am-11am Course Description: Unlike the KMCents students, many parents didn't receive effective financial education growing up. This class helps the parents catch up...

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The Cat in the Hat ~ on stage at RHCPA
Wed Feb 24 / 6:30pm

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they will ever meet. Suddenly the rainy afternoon is transformed by the Cat and his antics. Will...

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Richmond Hill Public Library ~ Farewell Gala for Writer in Residence Joseph Kertes
Wed Feb 24 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Formal farewell and appreciation will be given to the 2015/2016 Writer in Residence. Joseph Kertes will outline the significant events of his Residency. Refreshments will be served and guests will be invited to express their personal best wishes to t...

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Aptus Learning ~ Workshop: How to Succeed in Highschool
Wed Feb 24 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Does your child have the planning and organizational skills to succeed in school? Is your child a motivated, responsible student with strong goals? Find out how your child can get better skills, better grades, and better options! Attend a FREE works...

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Home on the Hill Family Support Group, for those supporting a loved one with mental illness
Wed Feb 24 / 7:00pm

Are you looking after a loved one with a serious mental illness? If so, you are welcome to attend these bi-weekly meetings (2nd and last Wednedays of the month). For more information please contact Kathy at kathleen.mochnacki@gmail.com  ...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Not Too Late
Thu Feb 25 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Not Too Late One-hour workshop for parents Class:  Thursday, February 25 @10am-11am Course Description: Unlike the KMCents students, many parents didn't receive effective financial education growing up. This class helps the parents catch up...

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How To Make Your Own Sugar Body Scrub!
Thu Feb 25 / 6:00pm

Workshop facilitator Birgitta Adrian-Morley, founder of Holistic Intelligent Personal Products will demonstrate using simple, safe organic ingredients how to easily make your own Sugar Body Scrub! Enjoy a free sample at home! There is no cost to at...

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ADHD & Learning Disorders, Naturopathic Program for Success
Thu Feb 25 / 6:30pm

Inattentive? Hyperactive? Anxious? Aggressive? Difficult behaviour? ADHD diagnosis? Learn about the causes and naturopathic methods to help kids and adults with these problems including our whole-child based program Presented by Dr. Rahim Habib ND,...

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York Singles (50+) Club Information Night
Thu Feb 25 / 7:00pm

If you are over 50 and single, why not join the York Singles Club? Activities include: Sports Cards Games Parties Dinners Movies Theatre Pub nights Come out to a New Member Information Session on the last Thursday of the month (except fo...

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Small Business Enterprise Centre ~ How You Can Build Your E-Commerce Store(Webinar)
Thu Feb 25 / 7:30pm

More details as they become available. For more information please contact the Richmond Hill Small Business Enterprise Centre at 905-771-2546 or  ecdev@richmondhill.ca....

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Feb 25 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred,...

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Ladies Tea & Hat Fashion Show, at Oak Ridges Retirement Community
Fri Feb 26 / 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Hat fashions through the ages provides a fascinating glimpse into the changes in society through history.Come for a delicious assortment of teas and goodies while viewing this fascinating presentation.It will be a great way to meet new people and enj...

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Plays in Cafes is Back!
Fri Feb 26 / 8:00pm - 9:30pm

The new script reading committee (Jacquie Lazar, Chris Madsen & Paula Elliot) selected three scripts, inviting THREE NEW PLAYWRIGHTS into the world of Plays in Cafes.The Plays• Be Careful What You Wish For by Sheila Toller• Dr. Coffee b...

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Every Friday Night Open Mic!, at Big Daddy's
Fri Feb 26 / 9:30pm

This high energy Open Mic/Open Jam is the place to go to hear and create some awesome music! No open mic gives you more stage time! Things start about 9:30 pm and go on to 1am….ish SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND...

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Free One on One Piano Lesson, offered in your home.
Sat Feb 27

StudioVivian is offering 30 minute one-on-one trial piano lessons on Saturdays!  The free trial lesson/assessment will take place at student's home at a time convenient for them.  Other days of the week may be available. To book a free les...

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The Village Market - open all year round. Just on Saturdays
Sat Feb 27 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

Yes, it's February, and it is a treat to still have local organic greens. As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Also m...

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Oak Ridges Corridor Park Hike - Introduction to Snowshoeing
Sat Feb 27 / 9:30am

This hike is an introduction to snowshoeing and instruction for those who have not previously used snowshoes. Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) personnel will host this activity. Pre-registration is required. TRCA will provide snows...

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Wonder Music School & Arts Grand Opening
Sat Feb 27 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

Wonder Music School & Arts invites everyone who loves music and visual arts to the Grand Opening event at their new location. • Enjoy music, refreshments and giveaways• Listen to students’ performances• Try a free art worksh...

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"Let's Go to the Hop", a 50s-60s Sock Hop at Richmond Hill United Church
Sat Feb 27 / 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Come for a wonderful evening with live music from the Toronto band "Little Peter and the Elegants". Dinner is served from 6-7pm with choices of vegetarian, gluten free and meat-based pastas. There is a large silent auction. Tickets:$25 single, $45...

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Third Sunday of Lent, celebrated at Temperanceville United Church - "By spiritual food the spirit
Sun Feb 28 / 9:30am

All are invited to join the congregation at Temperanceville United Church to observe the season of Lent. Sunday, February 14 Lent 1 “The way of humility” Sunday, February 21 Lent 2 “God's love for you is great.” Sunday, F...

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Artist Workshop - Yoahua Yan
Sun Feb 28 / 9:30am - 3:30pm

Different Perspectives for Streetscapes in Watercolour – Yaohua Yan Workshop – Sunday, February 28, 2016 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm In this workshop, Yaohua Yan will discuss how to express different perspectives for city scenes, includi...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - AllowanceMatters
Sun Feb 28

AllowanceMatters One-hour workshop for parents Class options: Sunday, February 28 @ 10am-11am Sunday, February 28 @ 11:15am-12:15pm Sunday, February 28 @ 1pm-2pm Course Description: Learn why allowances are important for your children. Thi...

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"Just Friends" Social Group Membership Drive
Sun Feb 28 / 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Just Friends, a social group for mature couples and singles, is having a membership drive. Make new friends and enjoy social interaction.  Members participate in various social activities throughout the month. No membership fees. The group wi...

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Sunday Afternoon Weekly Open Mic at Yogi's Bar & Grill
Sun Feb 28 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

This town’s hippest new music venue is family friendly and open to ALL genres of music! They also boast a fabulous new menu, so come for the music and stay for dinner (or vice versa!) Be the music and you might get the opportunity to play your...

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Committee of the Whole Meeting - observe how our councillors are serving us
Mon Feb 29 / 4:30pm

This Committee of the Whole meeting is where issues get discussed but decisions are not made.  The agenda will be posted the Friday before the meeting. Anyone may observe this meeting.  Click here to find out how to present Currently t...

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Interested in singing with a new community choir?
Mon Feb 29 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Chorus York is a new community choir looking for singers, especially basses, who can read music. Rehearsals are held Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's United Church Accompanist also needed. For more information please call 905 884-45...

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Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Feb 29 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Come out for weekly Zumba® classes - Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required.  Bring a sealable b...

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more

Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Mar 1 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com. A diverse gro...

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The Evening Garden – Garden Design for After Dark. A Horticultural Society presentation
Tue Mar 1 / 8:00pm

Do you come home to your garden in the evening, after a long day at work? Proprietor of landscaping firm Peace, Love and Landscaping, Wolfegang Bonham will discuss how to design a garden that looks fantastic even and especially when the sun goes dow...

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Open Mic Life Every Tuesday at The Falcon and Firkin
Tue Mar 1 / 8:30pm - 8:35pm

This is a friendly supportive environment!  Weekly food and beer specials! Kitchen stays open late! SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND ENCOURAGED! This is a full service open mic  - complete with small drum ki...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? P1
Wed Mar 2 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? Part 1 One-hour workshop for parents Class: Wednesday, March 2 @ 10am-11am Course Description: From a very young age, your children are observing your money habits – both good and bad! So what should you do at...

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Longevity Exercises Course - Combining Foot Reflexology & Taoist Body Movements
Wed Mar 2 / 9:30am - 12:30pm

Do you have less energy as you are growing older?  Are your reflexes and memory declining? Are your joints getting stiffer and less flexible? These powerful, yet gentle exercises are done to special music while standing on a foot reflexol...

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Have Your Say on How Your Waste May be Collected in the Future
Wed Mar 2 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Currently, Richmond Hill provides weekly curbside collection of recycling (Blue Box) and organics (Green Bin). Garbage is collected every second week and yard waste is collected on scheduled Mondays. Appliances are picked up monthly by appo...

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Fibromylagia & Chronic Fatigue Group of York Region's Monthly Meeting
Thu Mar 3 / 11:00am - 1:00pm

Get creative with your pain, helpful stragies for working through those invisible issues with a peer support group. Open to all, free admission...

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What's new in World-Wide Vision Research? ~ a VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) meeting
Thu Mar 3 / 11:15am - 2:15pm

Dr. Deborah Gold, CNIB National Director, Research and Program Development will present on the newest developments in science and technology to assist people with vision loss. Meeting time: 11:15 am to 2:15 pm Presentation 11:45 am Lunch at 1:15...

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Partagez le Francais! - Free French Language Conversation Group!
Thu Mar 3 / 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This French language conversation group welcomes adults (from francophones to beginners) looking to put their French language CONVERSATION skills into action. Francophones and stronger speakers are encouraged to share their French language skills wi...

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Opera York presents Don Pasquale
Thu Mar 3 / 7:30pm

Opera York Presents "Don Pasquale". This classic opera is sent in 19th century Rome.  Click here for the story and other production details. Geoffrey Butler Artistic Director Renee Salewski Stage Director Orchestra, Chorus, Sets and Supe...

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Mind-Body Fusion with Sandra Corrado ~ Weekly Class
Thu Mar 3 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred,...

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Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts ~ An Evening with the Trews
Fri Mar 4 / 8:00pm

Special Acoustic Performance! Judging by the boldness of their choices, you’d never guess the Trews are 10 years, five studio albums and thousands of gigs into their highly celebrated career. Clearly, someone forgot to tell them that bands are...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Mar 4 / 7:00pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Every Friday Night Open Mic!, at Big Daddy's
Fri Mar 4 / 9:30pm

This high energy Open Mic/Open Jam is the place to go to hear and create some awesome music! No open mic gives you more stage time! Things start about 9:30 pm and go on to 1am….ish SUPPORT LIVE MUSIC! BE THE LIVE MUSIC! NEWBIES WANTED AND...

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It's March and you can March in to The Village Market for Good, Organic Food
Sat Mar 5 / 8:30am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Also many prepared foods - you may wish to stop and enjoy something to eat or jus...

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Free One on One Piano Lesson, offered in your home.
Sat Mar 5

StudioVivian is offering 30 minute one-on-one trial piano lessons on Saturdays!  The free trial lesson/assessment will take place at student's home at a time convenient for them.  Other days of the week may be available. To book a free les...

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Body Lines Presents Vazio
Sat Mar 5 / 11:45am

Once upon a time in a faraway land there was a place where all the colours of the world had vanished. The story goes that on one mysterious day, a strange fog crept over the land. On the first day the fog took nothing. On the second day, anything...

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Opera York presents Don Pasquale
Sat Mar 5 / 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Opera York Presents "Don Pasquale". This classic opera is sent in 19th century Rome.  Click here for the story and other production details. Geoffrey Butler Artistic Director Renee Salewski Stage Director Orchestra, Chorus, Sets and Supe...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Not Too Late
Sun Mar 6

Not Too Late One-hour workshop for parents Class options: ·        Sunday, March 6 @ 10am-11am ·        Sunday, March 6 @ 11:15am-12:15pm ·  &nb...

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Sunday Afternoon Weekly Open Mic at Yogi's Bar & Grill
Sun Mar 6 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

This town’s hippest new music venue is family friendly and open to ALL genres of music! They also boast a fabulous new menu, so come for the music and stay for dinner (or vice versa!) Be the music and you might get the opportunity to play your...

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Good Information to Know

Who Helps Entrepreneurs In York Region? A Resource Guide

York Region is a great place to build and grow a business! Check out these facts, courtesy of the York Region Economic Development team at www.investinyork.ca :• About 10% of the 49,000 business in York Region are focused ICT (information, commu...

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Community Allotment Garden. What are your thoughts? The Town is doing a survey.

Community allotment gardens can take various shapes and often reflect the needs of the local community. Richmond Hill operates one community allotment garden at Phyllis Rawlinson Park located at 11715 Leslie Street. Plots in this garden are leased on...

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Hire a Summer Student ~ supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program. Investing in Young Canadians

Majid Jowhari, MP Richmond Hill, would like us to know that the Government of Canada supports the efforts of small businesses to hire summer students and give our young people the experience they need to succeed in the labour market. “I encou...

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CRA Scams, Beware warns Andre La Rosa, CPA

You may have heard of phone scams by people claiming to be with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In general, they call a taxpayer and claim that you owe taxes. They ask you to pay the balance now by wire transfer or they will send the police to your home...

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February Tax Tips ~ presented by Andre La Rosa, CPA

It’s tax season. A few things to consider today. 2015 Tax ReceiptsFebruary is generally the month you start receiving your tax receipts such as T4’s from work, T5’s from banks, T3’s for investments, etc. Make sure you put th...

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Car Care: What to Carry for Winter Driving. Be prepared out there

There may not be cold and snow everywhere, but winter weather and driving conditions can be unpredictable. That makes it important to be prepared, so an unexpected situation doesn’t turn into big trouble. Even without freezing temperatures and...

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Keeping seniors warm this winter

To save money, a lot of us watch the thermostat like hawks. Seniors doing the same thing can end anger themselves, because they often don’t realize when they’re cold and may risk hypothermia. Older people are high risk for hypothermia be...

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Volunteers Program Presenter – Kick Off Assembly for Jump Rope for Heart

This role will be responsible to lead the “Kick Off Assembly” for our “Jump Rope for Heart” campaign at local area schools. You are responsible for:1. making a presentation in front of large group of elementary school student...

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6 in 20 working adults believe the financial impact of suffering a critical illness would be serious

Canadian families are not taking steps to protect themselves against the financial impact associated with a serious illness, even though they're aware of the severe impact an illness could have on their lives, according to a recent survey commissione...

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Richmond Hill Days in Our Sister City, Lakeland, Florida.

Lakeland Florida is Richmond Hill’s Sister City, and we're invited down! The mission of Lakeland Sister Cities International (LSCI) is to develop relationships with people and cities of similar interests to Lakeland. This unique program encour...

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Event submissions are welcomed.
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