Around The Community

Women's Wine Social

Posted on Jan 02, 2019 in Around The Community


In January of 2016 I decided to start a Women's Wine Social event together with my friend and colleague, Jeannie Mongrain. Being a past military family and moving around lots it is sometimes very difficult to connect with others each time you move. This is my opportunity to reach out to all the ladies in the area and "connect the community." My goa...

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100 Women Who Care - September Meeting

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in Around The Community


The Lanark County chapter of 100 Women Who Care held its first official meeting on Sept. 18 at the Army Navy Airforce Club in Carleton Place. LAWS received a total of $2,000 from the 20 members in attendance. Another $300 was handed over a week later from the members who were not able to attend. - Tara Gesner/Metroland

The Lanark County chapter of 1...

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Connecting the Community One Bike At a Time

Posted on Sep 07, 2016 in Around The Community


For the year 2016, I decided I wanted to do something to give back to the community. For every home sold, I donated a bicycle to Family & Children Services of Leeds and Lanark. Working together with Canadian Tire and their wonderful selection of bicycles, we were able to donate 40 bicycles to children in this community! (Having a wild hair windy ha...

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