February 28, 2016

Quote of the Week

"If you chase two rabbits both will escape"

~ Chinese Proverb

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Would you like to know what is happening in Town
after March 13th? Visit www.OnRichmondhill.com

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Events

Nutrition Workshops for Pregnant Women and New Moms
Mon Feb 29 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Are you… Pregnant? A new mom? Do you live in Richmond Hill?If so, consider attending an upcoming community workshops to learn about healthy eating, nutrition and food safety. Share your knowledge and experience with other parents while partici...

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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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"See yourself in a whole new light". Sun Life Financial seminar for prospective advisors.
Mon Feb 29 / 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Are you looking for a career opportunity where you can make a difference and bring balance to your life? Do you want to be your own boss, where the earning potential is limitless and your efforts are rewarded? If this sounds like you, you are welco...

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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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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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Woman's New Moon Transformational Circle
Tue Mar 1 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Women are welcome to attend this magical evening of intention setting, meditation, relaxation and connection. Empowering women on their journey while creating a community to connect and manifest is the purpose of this gathering.Each circle will inclu...

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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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Business at Breakfast. A Chamber of Commerce event
Wed Mar 2 / 7:30am - 9:00am

This month's Business @ Breakfast at the RHCOC member Summit Golf Course Cost (+HST): Members $25; Non-members $30 Please click here to register...

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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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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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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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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? P1
Thu Mar 3 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? Part 1 One-hour workshop for parents Class: Thursday, March 3 @ 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 h...

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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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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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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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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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St. Matthew's United Church is offering a CPR/AED program
Sat Mar 5 / 8:30am - 12:30pm

Learn the basics of adult CPR and choking emergencies. CPR/AED follows the ILCOR 2010 guidelines. Certification is valid for 1 year. Cost: $ 45.00 plus HST. Everyone welcome. CPR/AED program delivered by Rescue 7 Please call the church office 90...

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Understanding Grade 6 - 8 in a Waldorf School
Sat Mar 5 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Develop a better understanding of the curriculum & child development through hands-on activity for each grade. An interactive workshop led by experienced teachers Elenora Ebata, Sheila Anderson-Masse and Jonathan Snow. Open to all - Current Par...

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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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World Day of Prayer Ecumenical Service at Richmond Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church
Sat Mar 5 / 2:00pm

All are invited to the World Day of Prayer Ecumenical Service, hosted this year by the Richmond Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church. The service was written by the World Day of Prayer Committee Cuba (entitled “Cuba 2016: Receive the Children, Rec...

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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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Forth Sunday of Lent, celebrated at Temperanceville United Church - "Growing beyond past wrongs"
Sun Mar 6 / 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, Februar...

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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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A Morning of Inspiration. Embracing Change. Empowering Women. Celebrating International Women's Day.
Mon Mar 7 / 10:00am

Hear inspiring stories from: MARINA NEMAT International Bestselling Author, Prisoner of Tehran & After Tehran AMBER BOWMAN Central York Firefighter & 16x World Champion and a WCYR Client who will share her experience This event suppor...

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York North Lyme Support Group
Mon Mar 7 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The York North Lyme Disease Support Group meets monthly and is open to Lyme patients and their caregivers, as well as anyone else who wants to learn about Lyme.  Some group members have environmental allergies so please refrain from wearing f...

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GOTE (Going Out to Eat) - a monthly dinner party at a local restaurant. All invited
Mon Mar 7 / 6:30pm

OnRichmondhill.com wants a more connected community.  For several years now there has been a weekly 'Connecting the Community' meeting on Tuesday mornings.   This has been open to anyone - it's 'cross sector collaboration'.  We neede...

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Monday Night Zumba® Class with Sandra Corrado
Mon Mar 7 / 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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Interested in singing with a new community choir?
Mon Mar 7 / 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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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Mar 8 / 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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Nutrition Workshops for Pregnant Women and New Moms
Tue Mar 8 / 11:00am - 12:00pm

Are you… Pregnant? A new mom? Do you live in Richmond Hill?If so, consider attending an upcoming community workshops to learn about healthy eating, nutrition and food safety. Share your knowledge and experience with other parents while partici...

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Coping as a Caregiver: It Takes Brains, Heart and Courage
Tue Mar 8 / 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Are you a family caregiver? Could you use a pleasant afternoon out? Join Eleanor Silverberg for this light-hearted entertaining presentation as she brings it home in providing insight and tips on how to cope better with the challenges that caregivers...

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Have Your Say on How Your Waste May be Collected in the Future
Tue Mar 8 / 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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Taste of Sunrise ~ Dining in the Dark
Tue Mar 8 / 7:00pm - 8:30pm

When someone loses their vision, even something as simple as eating a meal can be a challenge. In support of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind York Region, please join Sunrise of Aurora, and Unionville at Sunrise of Richmond Hill, for di...

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Open Mic Life Every Tuesday at The Falcon and Firkin
Tue Mar 8 / 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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Monthly Foot Clinic at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Mar 9 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Walking is very important to all of us, and maybe the only form of exercise in which many of us participate. For this reason, proper foot care is very important.The foot care team - all nurses with specialized training - will, in a clinic setting:&b...

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Knowledge Makes Cents - Financial Literacy for parents - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? P2
Wed Mar 9 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? Part 2 One-hour workshop for parents Class:  Wednesday, March 9 @10am-11am Course Description: Part 2 is a continuation of discussions and tips on how to be the best Chief Financial Parent from Me. a Chief...

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Home on the Hill Family Support Group, for those supporting a loved one with mental illness
Wed Mar 9 / 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 - Me, a Chief Financial Parent? P2
Thu Mar 10 / 10:00am - 11:00am

Me, a Chief Financial Parent? Part 2 One-hour workshop for parents Class:  Thursday, March 10 @10am-11am Course Description: Part 2 is a continuation of discussions and tips on how to be the best Chief Financial Parent from Me. a Chief...

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An Afternoon with Opera Canada, at Delmanor
Thu Mar 10 / 2:30pm

Please join the residents and staff at Delmanor as they host Wayne Gooding of Opera Canada as they celebrate the history of Canadian Opera. This audio and visual presentation is a must see Refreshments to follow. Please RSVP to Susan or James at 9...

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Alexander, Who's Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move
Thu Mar 10 / 6:30pm

Alexander has just received some really bad news. His dad has taken a job in a city a thousand miles away, which means that he and his family are going to have to move to a whole new city. And even though his mom says, 'Wait, you’ll like it', A...

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Foot Reflexology for Beginners
Fri Mar 11 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

In this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Foot Reflexology and how to begin using it to address their common health concerns. Foot reflexology can be used to help relieve aches and pains, coughs and colds, feve...

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Every Friday Night Open Mic!, at Big Daddy's
Fri Mar 11 / 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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The Village Market - open all year round. Just on Saturdays
Sat Mar 12 / 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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Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church ~ Pancake Breakfast
Sat Mar 12 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. Remember to wear green!  This is a St. Patrick's Day pancake breakfast ♣ Proceeds will go towards helpi...

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LEGO Block Party
Sat Mar 12 / 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Come out and build a Lego masterpiece! Lego fans meet and build whatever they can imagine and share their stories with each other. Lego is supplied. Please do not bring your own Lego into the program room. There is one remaining Lego Block Party:...

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Free One on One Piano Lesson, offered in your home.
Sat Mar 12

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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Hillcrest Mall hosts 'STRIDES FOR STROKE' registration event
Sat Mar 12 / 11:00am - 4:00pm

Hillcrest Mall is holding an exciting registration event for the 11th Annual Richview Manor’s Strides for Stroke in support of Mackenzie Health’s York Region District Stroke Centre. All past and first-time registrants are invited to regi...

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Remember to "Spring Forward" tonight!
Sat Mar 12

Tonight we move our clocks one hour ahead and "lose" an hour during the night. This tradition of Daylight Saving Time (and not Daylight Savings Time with an "s") wasn't just created to confuse our schedules. The change to Daylight Saving Time&nbs...

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Fifth Sunday of Lent, celebrated at Temperanceville United Church - "Rhythms of love and varieties
Sun Mar 13 / 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,...

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Nowruz Celebration at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Sun Mar 13 / 11:00am - 11:00pm

Nava Music Centre has created a full day festival to celebrate Nowruz through different art media This event runs from 11am to 11 pm. The concert starts sharp at 7 pm. Program will be started at 11:00 am in the lobby and Suit Plaza including d...

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Sunday Afternoon Weekly Open Mic at Yogi's Bar & Grill
Sun Mar 13 / 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

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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Spirituality: Understanding It and Pursuing It

Spirituality is a concept that many people talk about but one that few understand or even agree upon its definition. What follows is a start in the explanation of this concept and I hope you’ll find it useful in leading you to a greater under...

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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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Accent Walls in Office Spaces

The appearance of your office space plays a vital role in the overall success of your company.If you plan to invest in a commercial painting project, you may be like many companies and gravitate towards the “brown” family for color select...

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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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Event submissions are welcomed.
 Please send the details to info@OnRichmondhill.com.
(Click here for the format for submitting an event listing)

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