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(a form of blood cancer) was honoured, along with his parents Darrell and Diana, at the Embrun-Russell Terry Fox Run held between the villages on the !tness trail on Sunday, September 14. Holmes is doing well now and is even re- turning to school. “We’re more than delighted as a family,”
said his father Darrell, a sergeant with the OPP. “We thank the Russell community for your support in our journey. Each and every one of you had a role to play in where Mat- thew has had to go.” Township mayor J.P. St. Pierre also spoke brie!y, stressing the importance of the two communities of Russell and Embrun com- ing together in this event. He also praised long-time organizer Cindy Saucier. Saucier was very pleased with the turnout and funds raised, and profusely thanked her 30 volunteers, many of whom have volun-
teered for as long as she has, her 200 par- ticipants, her corporate sponsors and the Township. Over $13,000 were, including the Scotiabank $5000 contribution. Amounts raised by local schools that are holding their own separate Terry Fox Runs will also be added to the amount. The "nal tally may exceed $14,000. This brings the total amount of money Saucier and her helpers have raised for the Embrun-Russell run to over $264,000 over three decades.
RUSSELL | Matthew Holmes, the Russell boy who was given a bone marrow trans- plant to cure his Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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The family of Matthew Holmes, who developed Acute Myeloid Leukemia and required a bonemarrow transplant, were the honourees at the Russell end of the Embrun-Russell Terry Fox Run held on the !tness trail between the villages on September 14. Shown above are dad Darrell Holmes, mom Diana Holmes, Matthew, and event organizer Cindy Saucier. Reality Tour coming to Russell Russell Township is presenting a Real- ity Tour on Saturday, November 8 at 6 p.m. at Russell High School. The tour is a drug-prevention program that started in the U.S. It presents the sto- ry of a !ctitious teen going from use to abuse to arrest, imprisonment and death. The tour is recommended for children age 10 and up. They must be accompanied by a parent. The Russell Township Reality Tour directors Kelly LeBlanc and Kyle Gregg, through the Russell KIN Club, are bringing the tour for the !rst time to Canada. Russell Police Village, Russell High School, Russell Lions and the Russell KIN Club are sponsoring the tour. Tickets are expected to sell out and can be pur- chased at russelltwprealitytour@ gmail.com. Trivia Night and silent auction will be held November 22 at 7 p.m. at Russell House Pub to raise funds to bring the tour to Russell. Anyone interesting in registering a team or donating can call Connie Johnston at 613-445-3587.
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Square dancing in Russell
The Stone Bridge Square Dance Club located in Russell are looking for new members to join their club. If you are looking for fun and a lot of laughs, come and join us on Friday nights to learn the art of Modern Square Dancing. This is the second year for our Square Dance Club (Stone Bridge Squares) and we are very proud of our success. The #rst year we had 24 new dancers that really enjoyed themselves, laughed and learned the basics of Modern Square Dancing. The #rst 2 weeks (Sept. 19 & Oct. 3) are free for anyone to come and give it a try. Come with your friends or neighbours and have some fun. Absolutely no experience required. Starting Friday Night Sept. 19/2014 At Mother Teresa Catholic School 1035 Concession St., Russell
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