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Community raises money for uninsured family after fire

Fifteen people were left homeless after a $1 million fire to townhouse units on Claridge Drive, near St. Mother Teresa High School.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Barrhaven author has book on national non-fiction best seller list
Barrhaven author Brian Hanington was at Indigo in Barrhaven last month to sign copies of Operation Medusa: The Furious Battle That Saved Afghanistan from the Taliban.
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Rocking Bluesfest
Barrhaven singer Kelsey Hayes was on the RBC Bluesfest Claridge Homes Stage on July 8. Hayes was one of a number of Ottawa-area artiststo perform at this year’s show. A crowd of more than 300,000 attended this year’s event.
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Mateo’s Legacy
Ottawa South United was proud to support Mateo’s Legacy, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation as their charitable partners for the Boys Challenge Cup event. Ottawa South United was able to make a donation of $1650, with additional fundraising and canteen sales totalling over $2200 raised last weekend. Mateo Aceval was a member of OSU for five years and remains deeply missed by all of his teammates and coaches. For Mateo, Make-A-Wish was the magic wand that granted his brightest hopes during his difficult journey. Mateo’s ultimate wish was for every sick child to have something to look forward to, especially after all the bad days they are forced to face both in and out of the hospital.
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In the News
St. Francis Xavier an advocate for organ donation and awareness

Dawson Corbett recently graduated from St. Francis Xavier High School.
Phill Potter photo
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Camp at Home

The Camp at Home team at the Salvation Army in Barrhaven finished up their great camp week in Barrhaven with a Rock Wall climbing experience outside their ministry centre in Barrhaven which is located in the strip mall at the corner of Cedarview and Jockvale.  Many of the kids in the program have been sponsored through proceeds from the Christmas Kettle Campaign.

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