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LETTER: Support my video entry for Heart to Hands dental hygienist award

I live in Stittsville and am currently a dental hygiene student at Algonquin College, graduating in June. I recently helped organized a campaign called Heart of the Matter provided a day of free dental hygiene care for 23 members of the community that cannot afford preventative oral health care. This campaign was an amazing and rewarding experience that shaped the type of dental hygienist I want to be in the future.

I submitted a video describing this event in hope to win an award aimed at other dental hygienists in North America and need votes in order to win.  You can watch the video here… Continue reading


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Dental hygienist helps patients in the Dominican Republic

Stittsville’s Shannon Helleman (pictured above with a patient) spent a week in the Dominican Republic, but she didn’t go for a vacation. A dental hygienist by profession, Helleman joined Health Teams International, a Christian organization that provides individuals living in poor countries with free healthcare clinics. Last month, she was a part of an 11-person team that worked in the outskirts of Cabarete, Dominican Republic.  Christine Vezarov spoke with her recently about the experience. Continue reading


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NOTEBOOK: Richcraft will ask to defer barn decision; Dentists taking over antique shop

Bradley-Craig farm. Photo by Krista Woltman.
Bradley-Craig farm. Photo by Krista Woltman.

 

BRADLEY-CRAIG BARN
Richcraft is going to ask the city’s Built Heritage Sub-Committee to defer a decision on their demolition request for the Bradley-Craig barn.  The developer wants to dismantle and move the landmark building on Hazeldean Road to Saunder’s Farm in Munster, and the proposal is on the committee’s agenda for this Monday.  The committee will likely grant the deferral, and reschedule the item for December. Continue reading


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