Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Sea Cadets/Information & Registration

Lunenburg Sea Cadets will be holding an information presentation and registration next week. Interested individuals are asked to meet at the Lunenburg Corps headquarters building at 93 Victoria Road, next to the bowling alley at 7 p.m. on October 6th. Sea Cadets open to those aged 13 to 18 offers a program that included leadership and citizenship training, development of public speaking skills, physical fitness, sailing, seamanship,marksmanship, music and biathlon.

School Mischief

They're calling it an act of mischief rather than vandalism. Queens County RCMP are investigating an incident at the Milton Centennial School. Sometime overnight on Tuesday, September 28th, a piece of playground equipment was broken . A leg was also broken off an ornamental cement bench. Anyone having information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Queens RCMP Detachment or CRIMESTOPPERS.

VP Health Services Appointed

Janet Simm has been appointed to the position of V-P Health Services at South Shore Health. Simm is currently Director of Policy, Planning and Decision Support with health Association, Nova Scotia. She has extensive knowledge of health system issues and experience in acute care and community health settings and has developed strategic partnerships at both the provincial and national level. Her appointment takes effect October 18th.


It's not like being in a five star hotel, but South Shore Health patients will be able to Dial for Dining next month. Food and Nutrition Services are in the process of implementing a room service model for patient meal service. The program will improve quality and client satisfaction my offering patients more choice and flexibility. C-E-O Alice Leverman says Dial for Dining allows patients to eat what they want , when they want, which will greatly reduce food waste. Patients will be able to order during selected hours from a standard menu. The service which will start at South Shore Regional Hospital October 16th, will also be expanded to Fishermen's Memorial in Lunenburg and Queens General in Liverpool.

Land Conservation

An official partnership agreement to conserve land in Mahone Bay will be formally signed Thursday, September 30th. John MacDonell, Minister of Natural Resources, will sign an agreement with the Mahone Islands Conservation Association to acquire and protect more land in Mahone Bay. The signing will take place at 3 p.m. at the Mahone Bay government wharf.