are all scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m.
Participants in the afternoon training
The next is Feb. 18 in the community
Learn how to
sessions will receive free one of the
foundation’s CPR Anytime Family and
phone 613-673-5139, extension 226 or go
on Cartier Boulevard in Hawkesbury,
Friends kit, valued at $40, and a CPR
online to www.prescott-russell.on.ca.
save a life
followed a week later in Plantagenet at the
Main Street Community Centre on Feb. 25.
The last session is March 31 at the Vankleek
How many people know what to do
Hill Community Centre.
Skating / Hockey Public Swim
when someone has a heart attack?
During the past several years the United
Anyone who has a Saturday afternoon
Counties of Prescott-Russell (UCPR) and
to spare can learn how to save a life.
its member communities have been
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of
installing easy-to-use public access
Ontario and Prescott-Russell Emergency
defibrillators (PADs) in local arenas and
Services would like to help people even
other public buildings. Local paramedics
the odds of saving a life. They are co-
hosting a series of free afternoon
familiar with how to use a PAD and also
Robert Hartley Sports Complex Info: 613-636-2082
workshops for training demonstrations
of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
arrives to take a heart attack victim to the
and how to use a public access
Recreation and Culture Services and the Jumpstart Program
“We hope as many people as possible
PUBLIC SKATING - FAMILY PUBLIC SWIM – ADULT PUBLIC SWIM - FAMILY PUBLIC SKATING - FAMILY PICK-UP HOCKEY ( 12 yrs andunder )
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
“The Heart and Stroke Foundation
can attend this free CPR training clinic,”
urges all Canadians to learn CPR,” stated
stated Sabrina Rodrigue, Prescott-Russell
Micheline Turnau, the foundation’s
Emergency Services project coordinator.
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (ice #1)
community mission specialist, in a press
“Statistics indicate, and I know from my
PICK-UP HOCKEY ( 13 yrs andolder )
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (ice #2)
release. “The more people trained, the
own experience on the job, that CPR and
PUBLIC SWIM - FAMILY
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
greater the chance of keeping a person
PADs can make the difference between life
who is experiencing cardiac arrest alive
and death. The more people in our
until an ambulance arrives. You don’t
community with these life-saving skills,
need to be a doctor to help save a life.”
the more lives may be saved.”
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Emotional highs, numbing lows, high
energy, no energy. For years, Ruth Allen
rode this rollercoaster. She hopes to help
others by recounting her journey February
11 at Arbor Gallery, 36 Home Ave.,
Vankleek Hill at 7:30 p.m. as part of the
Speaker Series. “Bipolar 2 – A Biological
and Psychological Brain Disorder” is an
“amazing tale of courage and
perseverance,” say organizers. “It is a
personal journey which can resonate with
each one of us.”
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Allen raised three children while
managing a fulfilling nursing career
spanning 20 years, retiring in 1998. “It
was time to look after myself and stop
marching to someone else’s drum,” says
Allen. “And there was always this nagging
feeling that somehow my body and my
mind weren’t always in sync.” Retirement
was a blessing, a time to read, read, and
read some more. Allen’s research into
“Brain Disorders” led her to the subject of
Bipolar, and specifically Bipolar 2. “It’s a
difficult disease to understand – and it
certainly does not lend itself to easy
She hopes to help anyone who suffers
from the devastating emotional and
physical symptoms of this affliction and to
try to remove the “stigma” that still
surrounds brain disorders and mental
health issues in today’s society.
“The best way to change old views is
through education, become aware of the
facts and stop accepting and repeating old
clichés and attitudes,” says Allen.
For more details: 613-678-5086,
Double curling winners
The Hawkesbury Curling Club was a
double winner Sunday.
The Stéphane Cayen rink, with Julie
Wiseman (third), Steve Wiseman (second)
andChristineHébert (lead), took twowith
the hammer in the eight end to beat Bill
Sobering of Rideau 8-7 in the “A” final of
the Maxville Mixed Invitational Bonspiel
at the Glengarry Curling Club. The Cayen
1255, rue André-Chartrand Vaudreuil-Dorion 450 510-5454
rink was undefeated in five games.
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The Paul Lascelles rink of Hawkesbury
won the Vankleek Hill Men’s Cashspiel.
Lascelles, with Neil Duffy (third),
Christian Lascelles (second) and Mike
Gasher (lead), stole two in the final end to
beat the Stuart MacKay rink of Maxville 7-
6 in the “A” final.
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Lascelles defeated Glen Boyd of
Brownsburg and Mike Kirby of Vankleek
Hill Saturday to advance to the final.
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