Congratulations & generosity
The Standard-Freeholder went back into its queue by a few months for these photos, submitted by groups and organizations showing what they’d been up to lately.
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O'Farrell Financial staff members from the Kempville location were among those who participated in dressing down for mental health throughout the summer months, donating $2 a week to dress down for casual Fridays. The funds were donated to hospital foundations in Brockville, Cornwall, Winchester and Kemptville. Employees began a second campaign in November that ends on Dec. 28, with proceeds going to local agricultural organizations.
Employees from Bayshore Home Care Solutions gathered back on Aug. 30, for a Hospice Paint Night, creating these pieces and raising $390 that was presented to Carefor Cornwall Hospice on Sept. 18.
Some of those who attended the Community Connection Event at TR Leger Immigrant Services, held on Oct. 25. The event brought together organizations and businesses that provide services and employment to newcomers to Cornwall and SDG, with over 120 people in attendance.
Since 1999, the Winchester Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star has donated $12,250 to the Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation. Members visited WDMH earlier this fall to present a cheque for $1,700 for the Cancer Care Fund.
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Police Chief Matthew Rourke, right, with members of Kenny Leaf's family earlier this fall. The family held a breakfast on Oct. 28 in appreciation of the efforts of the SRMTP, along with the HogansburgAkwesasne Volunteer Fire Department, the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, the Surete du Quebec and the OPP — all of whom were involved in the search for Leaf after his disappearance in January of 2017.
Members of the staff team at Lahaie & Sullivan Funeral Homes were recognized by the Alzheimer Society of Cornwall and District on Nov. 12, for helping pilot efforts to help our community become dementia friendly.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe's tribal victim advocate Kerry Jacobs, right, with community and family services director Jamie Bay, after Jacobs received the 2018 Outstanding Advocate for Child Victims Award from the Clinton County District Attorney's Child Advocacy Center at an event in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Oct. 29.
Cornwall Community Police Service Sgt. Scott Coulter, left, and Sgt. Patrick Paquette received recognition under the Ontario Police Fitness Awards - 20 years as part of the CCPS' retirement and recognition evening held Oct. 25. They were among 39 sworn officers, auxiliary officers and civilians honoured by the CCPS this year.