Snapshot of Russell 2010 launched

shot of Russell over the course of one year. That book is now printed and A Snapshot of Russell 2010 was launched at the Russell Library on Saturday, July 27. “Russell was changing so fast,” says Wade. “Expansion at the curling rink, arena, high schools, hous- ing, water supply, pumping station, subdiv- isions and on and on.” Wade took her idea to Cherry Bekkers of the RVWI. Bekkers was a keen supporter and the RVWI was about to celebrate a 75th anniversary in 2012. WIs keep an annual Tweedsmuir history book, but there is only one copy, often handwrit-

ten. This version of a Tweedsmuir history book would be available for sale. Wade applied for a federal grant under the New Horizons for Seniors program. The cheque was received at the WI’s 75th an- niversary party and delivered by MP Pierre Lemieux. “I recorded information and more than a dozen other seniors contributed by tele- phoning, writing, interviewing and taking pictures,” says Wade. “We tried to include life, sports, schools, churches, seniors, and businesses. Other community members

contributed stories, photos, and time to edit or proof read.”


RUSSELL | Late in 2009 Diane Wade, a member of the Russell Historical Society, Russell Village Women’s Institute, Mar- velville Community Association, and an active volunteer at many events, realized she was always looking for information about things from the past, and conceived of a published book that would be a snap-


The grand opening of the Notre Dame Medical Centre in Embrun on Friday, July 19 was attended by many town- ship residents as well as local dignitar- ies. Shown here are staff Catherine Tan- guay, Manon Bernard, Susan Jodoin, Alicia Henry, Dr. Sasshveel Arora, Dr. Marie Claire Boivin, and Russell Town- ship Mayor J.P. St. Pierre, partner Rex Idicheria, and Caroline Savoie assistant to M.P. Pierre Lemieux. Missing from the photo are staff members Brenda Verdier and John Drakisis, as well as Jim Bell, regional district manager for IDA Pharmacies. The medical centre, which includes a walk-in clinic, telephone ser- vice, delivery service, family practice and pharmacy, has been open for a few months and partner Rex Idicheria says the response from the community has been fan- tastic. They intend to bring in two more doctors in the fall. Medical Centre holds grand opening Photo Candice Vetter

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