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Walks for Memories take steps to support people living with dementia

Every step taken this weekend by participants in three Walk for Memories events will raise both funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and education. Held annually in more than 65 communities across the province, the event calls on participants and supporters of all ages to help support people living with dementia. There are about [...]

Women’s Institute helps keep bus wheels rolling in the County

The Prince Edward District Women’s Institute presented $5,000 toward Quinte Access bus transit serving Prince Edward County. The Institute hopes the funds, plus further donations, will help get increased service to five days a week, from four, allowing services on Mondays. Transportation Committee Representative Nancy Wood said the funds were made possible through the Women’s [...]

Picton’s Sarah French will get wheels turning for women of Ghana

Sarah French plans to get the wheels turning on a project to help “GROW” opportunities for rural women. French spent seven months in Nicaragua as an intern last year to work with farmers on sustainable development projects and witnessed the toll of poverty on its citizens, especially women. As a student at PECI, she was [...]

Fans welcome to PEC arenas for Kings playoff action

The Prince Edward County Kings move into their second weekend of Ontario Minor Hockey Association playoff action this weekend in the Picton and Wellington arenas. (schedule below). Fans are welcome to the arenas to support the local hockey teams and watch some exciting games.  Go Kings Go! Prince Edward County Kings playoff weekend round up: [...]

St. John Therapy Dogs help relieve stress of exams at PECI

As student prepared to write their semester final exams, many were surprised to be greeted by a team of five therapy dogs and their handlers from St. John Ambulance. “The dogs are wonderful.  They provide a comfort and help their interaction with our students help to relieve stress and anxiety. We are grateful for their [...]

Gold, silver and bronze medal swims for County Dolphins

Coach Jim Anfield accompanied 11 members of the Quinte Dolphins Swim Team to compete at the second invitational hosted by the Belleville Youth Swim Team this season. Faith Elsbury, Abby Taylor, Kim Pothier and Annie Labarge all competed in the 13 and over sessions with Elsbury leading the way in points for the senior team. [...] News
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