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Let’s Talk Ticks – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 10:00 AM

Press Release – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

The ticks are out!

When temperatures rise above 4oC, ticks become active. Enjoy the benefits of being outdoors by going for a hike, working in the garden or cleaning up leaf litter in the yard; but remember to be tick smart. Black legged ticks in our area may carry bacteria and other microscopic organisms which may cause several illnesses, the most notable of which being Lyme Disease. Anaplasmosis and Babesiosis are diseases which...

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Council Highlights - March 5th, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 12:08 PM

At last night’s meeting, Council approved $178,762.40 in funding for projects related to Community Safety and Well-being (CSWB). These projects centre around four themes chosen by Council – Youth, Seniors, Transportation and Community Connections. These initiatives provide concrete action toward the goal of providing a community where Mississippi Mills residents of all ages feel welcome, safe and have the opportunity to thrive.

Some projects include:

  • Creation of a CSWB Grant Program – $50,000

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Health Unit Promotes Dietitians During Nutrition Month

Posted on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 10:00 AM

Press Release – Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

March is Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “We are Dietitians.” The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is raising awareness of what dietitians do in your community.

Nutrition information is all over the internet, in books, and television; but how do you know what is credible information? Registered dietitians give credible information based on the best available science and encourage food choices that promote...

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Discover Something New at Mississippi Mills Community Open House March 28

Posted on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 08:30 AM

Looking for a new hobby? Eager to lend a hand to a local service club? Find out how to get involved in your community at the Mississippi Mills Community Open House, set for Thursday, March 28.

Co-ordinated by the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, the Open House will be held from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at the John Levi Community Centre (upper hall) in Almonte. This is your chance to discover a new community group, take up a new hobby or athletic program, and a world of volunteer opportunities at...

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NLHS Speaker Series - March 6, 2024 - "Stepping From the Shadows"

Posted on Tuesday, March 05, 2024 04:15 PM

Join the North Lanark Historical Society online on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. as researcher Jennifer DeBruin presents “Stepping from the Shadows: Exploring the Stories of Women in History.”

This event is part of the North Lanark Historical Society's 2024 Speaker Series. 

This is a virtual event that will be hosted using Zoom. To register for this event, please email

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Home Hospice North Lanark Grief and Bereavement Support Group Starts March 14

Posted on Tuesday, March 05, 2024 10:26 AM

Grief and Bereavement Support Group

Seven Thursday evenings from March 14 to April 25, 2023

6 to 8 p.m.

This is a closed group of no more than 8 to 10 participants.

Location: Community Presbyterian Church, 111 Church Street, Almonte

Registration: call 613-406-7020 or email

Registration deadline: Thursday, March 7, 2024

Most of us will, at some point in our lives, have to deal with grief. Home Hospice North Lanark (HHNL) offers a Grief and Bereavement Support Group twice a year.


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Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program Applications Now Open

Posted on Tuesday, March 05, 2024 09:49 AM

From the Ministry of Seniors and Accessibility

Applications are now open for the Ontario Seniors Community Grant Program. The seniors grants support local, not-for-profit community groups and organizations to deliver programs and learning opportunities for Ontarians aged 55+.

Every year, the Ontario government provides hundreds of Seniors Community Grants ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 each. This funding allows community groups across the province to offer a wide variety of activities that help...