Gwen Morris to be honoured
A long-time supporter and member of
the Glengarry Historical Society and the
Pioneer Museum, Gwen Morris has been a
vigorous champion of the importance of
Former Kenyon Township reeve Gwen
preserving our local heritage. As the first
Morris will be honoured as this year’s
woman reeve of Kenyon Township in 200
years, and its last, she led a council that
declared the Kenyon Township Hall a
that will be held April 15 at the Dunvegan
heritage site and saw to the placement of ten
commemorating important heritage sites in
The St. Jude’s Catholic Church Ladies
The evening will start at 6 p.m. with a
Denis Leger, owner of the Hawkesbury Canadian Tire store, in collaboration with the
Association will hold its annual spring
Canadian Tire JumpStart program, has donated $3,600 to the Communities That Care
rummage sale Saturday, April 16 from 10
meeting and a program that will include
(CTC) youth program. These funds will be used towards providing activities and
a.m. to noon in the church basement, 372
outings for local kids over the summer vacation period. CTCworks with caring citizens
Geneviève St., Hawkesbury.
to the museum grounds: a pavilion to be
healthy development of youth and aims at reducing negative behaviour, such as alcohol
The Dalkeith Recreation Association’s
Beaver one-room schoolhouse, currently
and drug abuse, delinquency, violence and school drop-out. For more information
Brunchwill be heldApril 17 from9 a.m. to 1
located next to the Laggan School.
contact the CTC Coordinator, Michele Picard, at 613.632.1101 ext 4432.
p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children
More recently, Morris has been the
aged 5 to 11 while children under the age of
Vitality Health Team
5 eat for free. Bring your sweet tooth.
the seven men who created Glengarry
Arthritis Education Class
Gardens, a private and then public sports
The Hawkesbury and District General
36 Home Ave., Vankleek Hill, concludes
as Acupuncture and Homeopathy. Today,
Hospital holds a presentation on how to
asked what she thought of receiving the
this Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. with a
they are seen as the norm and are joined by
recognize and deal with arthritis pain April
Pioneer Award she replied with typical
presentation by the Vitality Health Team of
Ayurvedic Craniosacral Therapy, Indian
understatement, “I’ve been fortunate to live
Vankleek Hill. Anann Yassin, Stephanie
will present on general arthritis: How to
a long and active life here in Glengarry. For
Gagnon and Ian Hepburn will speak about
Reiki and many more to treat and bring
deal with arthritis, what activities and
the various philosophies behind their
healing to such issues as chronic and acute
I can so that we all remember and preserve
therapies and alternative health practices.
pain, insomnia, stress, anxiety and much
learn much more on the subject. But first,
our valuable heritage.”
you need to register by contacting 613-632-
Born in St. Andrews in 1922 and raised in Maxville, she is in her 64 th year of living on
or visit www.vankeelkhill.ca/events.
Team provide gentle, safe approaches to
1111 ext. 447. Hurry up; places are limited!
The Vitality Health Team, now
healing which acknowledge the core
Russell Gauley Pancake Day
the heritage family farm where she and her
approaching its first anniversary, came into
husband, Howard, raised 10 children.
existencewith the goal of bringing together,
the Canadian Cancer Society will be held
“It’s good to see that there are still a
to restore their balance, thus enhancing the
Sunday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the
number of families still making a living on
therapies to serve the people of the area.
body’s self-healing and self-regulating
Vankleek Hill arena. Adults $6, children $3;
ancestral farms despite how difficult the
children 5 and under free.
times are for small farmers. It’s sad to see
exposure to different international cultures
Team do not see themselves as alternatives
Spring Tea And Bake Sale
how many of those farms have been lost
to allopathic (Western) medicine, but as
The Anglican Church Women group of
from the families that started them,” she
are becomingmore sophisticated and better
Calumet hosts a spring tea and bake sale
informed about options for their healthcare.
achieve the best possible outcome for those
May 7 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the
Gwen Morris has lived a very active life
in and out of her home in Glengarry.
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