April 1, 2021

Kyle Fraser: Giving back to his community through the SALC

When Kyle Fraser joined the Seniors Active Living Centre (SALC) as the new program assistant, many of the members recognized him from the nearby Metro where he worked growing up in McNab-Braeside. “Because I’m local, there are definitely a lot of familiar faces at the SALC which is nice,” said […]
March 19, 2021

Sue Bremner: Driven to support her team and serve the community

When it came time to figure out what to do for postsecondary education, Sue Bremner wanted to study to become a physician or a physician assistant but understood that money was going to be tight. “My mom was a single parent, so I knew there were financial limitations,” said Sue, […]
March 18, 2021

Provincial funding expands The Grove to 128 long-term care beds to better meet local needs

March 18, 2021 – Today, the Ministry of Long-Term Care (MLTC) announced their commitment to fund 32 additional long-term care beds at The Grove Nursing Home that will provide the specialized care and support to a total of 128 residents. This is part of the Ontario government’s $933 million investment […]
March 12, 2021

Lindsey Burt: A career move into healthcare to help make an impact

After Lindsey Burt graduated from Carleton University with a B.A. in political science, she fell into the hotel industry where she eventually worked as a manager. “I was assessing what do I really liked about my hotel manager role and it was more the human resources side of it – […]
March 11, 2021

Arnprior holds first community COVID-19 vaccination clinic for latest priority groups

March 11, 2021 – COVID-19 vaccine shots started to go into the arms of more Arnprior and area community members today at the first Nick Smith Centre vaccination clinic as the Renfrew County and District rollout expands to new priority groups. As outlined by the province, the latest priority groups […]
March 5, 2021

Arnprior held its first drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic for healthcare workers in the community

March 5, 2021 –Arnprior marked a milestone in the local vaccination rollout with its first drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic piloted yesterday for very high priority healthcare providers in the community. The drive-thru clinics are part of the regional vaccination plan led by the Renfrew County and District Health (RDCHU) and […]
March 4, 2021

Laurie Hebert knew from a young age she wanted to work at ARH

When Laurie Hebert was about 8 years old, she would finish up her school day and join her mother at the Arnprior Hospital to sit and spend time with a lady who was chronically ill. “I knew I wanted to work at this Hospital,” said Laurie, who is now the […]
March 2, 2021

The Men’s Shed leads community initiative – Adopt a Memory Box – to help Grove residents share cherished memories

March 2, 2021 – The guys at The Arnprior & McNab-Braeside Men’s Shed have volunteered their time and labour to build a memory box for each of the residents moving into the new Grove in August 2021. Additionally, they are championing a community fundraising initiative—Adopt a Memory Box— to support […]