‘Funraiser’ for Colby Curtis
TheStanstead Historical Society has planned an evening of fun to raise money for the museum. Everyone is invited to the Elephant Barn, in Georgeville this Saturday, for some great food, music and a vernissage of the museum’s newest exhibit: “The Georgeville Story”. The vernissage of the exhibit takes place from 5 to 8 pm and will be enlivened with a Bison mechoui, local food tasting, beverages, and live music with the “Jazz Heads”. There will also be an art auction and a silent auction of art donated by local artists.
“The Georgeville Story” exhibit covers the history of Georgeville from the early settlers, lake transportation and boating, development of the town, its inns and stately homes, farming and daily life until the late 1900’s. It features a unique collection of artifacts from the Stanstead Historical Society and the Georgeville Historical Society collections and private collectors. It is sure to be a unique opportunity to explore the history of this charming corner of the Townships in a
TheEmergency Department of the CSSS Coaticook is getting a unique setting.
The Elephant Barn, 21 Elephant Rd. corner Magoon Point Road, Georgeville. Open daily from 2-4 pm. Entrance is free. The exhibit will run from August 12th to September 4th. GlideScope, a laryngoscopy video device developed for the management of airways. The machine will allow medical personnel to view different parts of the body during an intubation procedure.
“The addition of this latest technology, combined with its monitoring, responds to the newest norms and improves our interventions in critical situations where the time factor is crucial,” commented Dr. Steven Bartlett who is also a member of the Board of the hospital centre’s Foundation, where the $21,000 to buy the device came from.
The new device can be used for the intubation of newborns and people who are obese; patients who need their cervical column immobilised; to retrieve foreign bodies guided by video; and for traumas caused by blood or secretions in the airways.
Seen in the photo with the GlideScope are Jean-Pierre Dupuis (left), the president of the hospital centre’s Foundation, and Dr. Steven Bartlett.