Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Free Recycling Workshop

A free workshop on the economics of recycling is being offered to all non-profit and community groups in Lunenburg and Queens counties Thursday evening April 29th between 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. at the Forest Heights Community School in Chester Basin. This is an opportunity for non-profit organizations to improve their own bottom lines through the sharing and discussion of success stories and best practices because dealing with solid waste can be both a time consuming and expensive challenge for community groups, The Economics of Recycling workshop is being presented by the Municipality of the District of Chester, Region 6 Solid Waste Management and the Lunenburg Queens Regional Development Agency.

Woman of the Year Award

A local businesswoman is one of three finalists for the
Women's Business Alliance (WBA) of Choice Hotels 2010 Woman of the Year Award. Bernice Theriault, Manager of the Bridgewater Comfort Inn
will attend the Choice Hotel's 56th Annual Convention in Las Vegas from May 4th to 6th where she'll be recognized with the other nominees.
Theriault has served as a board member of the Bridgewater and Area Chamber of Commerce for six years and is currently the Vice Chair of the Bridgewater Development Association and is actively involved in many community projects. The Bridgewater Comfort Inn has also received notification that it is one of three finalists for the 2010 Canadian Hotel of the Year Award.

Organ Donor Information Session

South Shore Health will be hosting an evening of information about the important topic of organ and tissue donation. The evening will highlight a speaker from the Regional Tissue Bank in Halifax as well as a local physician, Dr. Kory Jollymore. The public is invited to attend the free session to learn more and get any questions you may have answered. The information session is set for Thursday evening, April 29th, at 7 p.m. at the Atlantic Superstore Community Room, Bridgewater.

Reminder to Remove Studded Tires

Motorists are being reminded to remove their studded tires. RCMP remind motorists that with the warmer spring weather Traffic Services will be focusing on making this spring safe for all highway travelers.
Studded tires are not to be used between May 1st and October 14th of each year. The RCMP is committed to making Canadian roadways the safest in the world under the Road Safety Vision 2010.