‘Funraiser’ for Colby Cur­tis

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Ge­orgeville Coat­i­cook

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.

Photo cour­tesy

Seen in the photo with the GlideS­cope are Jean-Pierre Dupuis (left), the pres­i­dent of the hospi­tal cen­tre’s Foun­da­tion, and Dr. Steven Bartlett.

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