Rotary Continues Support For the Hospital Campaign


Grant MacPherson (left) and Wayne Kipp (centre) of the Rotary Club of Meaford present John Leckie, Vice President of Meaford Hospital Foundation their second instalment of their $50,000 pledge commitment for The Hospital Campaign.

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First Tetanus Case in Grey Bruce

needleAn unimmunized child from Grey Bruce has been diagnosed with tetanus. This is the first recorded case of tetanus in Grey Bruce. The child has been hospitalized, in critical condition.

Tetanus (lockjaw) is rare in Ontario, on average one case per year. Tetanus is a serious disease caused when tetanus spores get into a cut or puncture wound.

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Council Running Out of Community Grant Money

council chamber333Each year the Municipality of Meaford offers community grants to help support a range of non-profit initiatives, from the Scarecrow Invasion, to the Farmers' Market, to music festivals, and though council has nearly exhausted the available funds for this year, the requests from community groups for financial support keep coming, and many of the requests (and grants issued) don't meet the criteria for receipt of a community grant.

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