Posted on Sunday, May 01, 2022 06:58 PM
Whereas Dementia is a term used to describe a group of symptoms that occur when brain cells stop functioning properly and affect a person’s ability to engage in Day-to-Day activities under the following three domains:
1. Cognition (memory, thinking, language)
2. Behaviour (mood, personality, social skills)
3. Physical Functioning (movement, visual field changes, coordination, balance, etc.); and
Whereas over 24,000 people live with a diagnosis of dementia in Ottawa and Renfrew County; and
Posted on Sunday, May 01, 2022 06:54 PM
Whereas Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that has taken place annually since 1996; and
Whereas Emergency Preparedness Week encourages Canadians to take three simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies:
1. Know the risks
2. Make a Plan
3. Get an Emergency Kit; and
Whereas this awareness initiative is a collaborative event undertaken by the provincial and territorial emergency management organizations supporting activities at the local level in...
Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2022 08:00 AM
Whereas Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year, and is a key time to unite our community and make a positive impact on the environment; and
Whereas the theme for Earth Day 2022 is “Invest in Our Planet”; and
Whereas Earth Day is known as the movement to change the business climate, political climate, and how we take action on climate change; and
Whereas climate change is being observed and experienced at an increasingly local level and needs to be taken seriously; and
Whereas local levels...
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 03:17 PM
Whereas hundreds of thousands of Canadians show their concern for the environment and their communities each year by participating In Pitch-In Canada projects to: reduce, reuse, recycle and properly dispose of waste; clean up and rejuvenate local neighbourhoods, green spaces, ravines, waterways and illegal dump sites; restore habitats; and to establish composting and recycling projects; and
Whereas Pitch-In Canada, a national, community-based, organization comprised of eco-action and community volunteers,...
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 09:43 AM
The Town of Arnprior is still seeking nominations from members of the community who represent outstanding volunteerism and community involvement.
Each year we celebrate the many wonderful citizens who give of their time and talent to make Arnprior the great place that it is! We encourage you to please nominate a deserving individual or organization in one of the following categories: