Manotick Soapbox Derby

Manotick Soapbox Derby organizers Allan Haan and Fred Demars prep one of the Super Kids racing carts for a practice run on Aug. 20, while youngsters Derek McMann and Marshall Demars wait to take the derby cart for a spin.

ROSSS' Walk of Care

Participants in the 2014 Rural Ottawa South Support Services Walk of Care limber up before heading out for the walk. Registration for the 2015 Walk of Care has started. This year's Walk of Care will be held on Sept. 12.

Manotick secondary plan

Klaus Beltzner, far left, speaks at the Manotick Village Community Association's 2014 AGM. In general, Beltzner likes what he sees in the proposed new secondary plan for Manotick.

Ayres building now in the hands of ROSSS

Rural Ottawa South Support Services executive director Mary Acton-Bond says that ROSSS is happy to now be the new owners of the Ayres Building in Dickinson Square in Manotick. ROSSS has been a tenant in the building since 2007, and now is secure in the knowledge that the organization can call the building home sweet home for years to come.

Super Kids races at Manotick Soapbox Derby

Specially designed cars such as these are being loaned to the Manotick Soapbox Derby so kids with physical or developmental challenges can take part in Super Kids races at the Aug. 30 event.

Donated artwork

Gary Briggs, president of the Osgoode Township Museum, helps welder Riley Eckford and artist Tamaya Garner assemble a large stainless steel arbour in the museum’s heritage garden on July 28. Garner donated the arbour, which was designed and created by her husband, sculptor Bruce Garner, about 15 years ago.

Going paperless

Forty-three of CHEO’s outpatient clinics have gone paperless after adopting a new electronic records management system known as Epic. The regional children's hospital is one of just a few hospitals in Canada to make this high-tech overhaul.

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