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Thirteen-year-old Jackson Elliott helps Spartacat press the horn to officially start the Barrhaven Run’s Ottawa Senators 2.5 km Walk, Roll and Run for Roger’s House at Mother Teresa High School Saturday, June 10. Jackson, who suffered from a visceral myopathy in 2007 and has grown up with complete intestinal failure, is part of the Roger’s House pain and symptoms management program and visits the house at the CHEO complex five times per month. He was pushed through the course by his mother, Dana, and joined by his sister, Savannah.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Students work with BIA to make Spring Fling Shopping Day a success
Mother Teresa High School students Sam Morency, Kate Morency, Kyra Swift, Emilko Velazquez and Ben Cheer have all received grants through the Ontario Summer Company Program.
Jeff Morris photo
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It’s all about balance and energy at Barrhaven Chinese Acupuncture Clinic
Helena Yu has been practising Chinese medicine since 1983.
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Cameron Vecchio hauls in a long pass from Gabe Kingsbury and scores a touchdown for Monsignor Paul Baxter during last week’s Ottawa Catholic School Board Elementary School Touch Football Tournament in Orleans.
Jeff Morris photo
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Fortune favours the bold for St. Joe honour roll student
Members of the Barrhaven Scottish (white, blue and red) took on the Ottawa Irish at Rowan’s Pitch at Ken Ross Park Saturday afternoon. Earlier in the week, Scottish players and management joined Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod, Gordon and Kathleen Stringer and friends of the late Rowan Stringer at Rowan’s Pitch to mark the first anniversary of the passing of Rowan’s Law. The legislation, aimed at preventing and protecting young student athletes from concussions, was passed after Rowan, the captain of the John McCrae Secondary School girls rugby team and a member of the Barrhaven Scottish, suffered a fatal injury from a concussion during a high school game in 2013 that claimed her life at the age of 17. The University of Ottawa’s Brain and Mind Research Institute and the Concussion Legacy Foundation will host an annual symposium during October’s brain awareness week. The Heart and Crown restaurants will host an annual celebrity golf tournament the Cedarhill Golf Course Aug. 23 to support the Rowan’s Legacy group.
Jeff Morris photo
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