Yodelling at Friendship Club

Friendship club immediate past president Gloria Stewart, left, presents singer Lauren Hall, right, with a token of appreciation after Hall entertained at the Friendship Club's luncheon on Jan. 27 at the Stittsville Legion Hall in Stittsville.

Duck club

A male wood duck swims on the Beaver Pond north of Kanata Lakes in 2015. The species is one of several the Ottawa Duck Club has been working to support since 1966. The club is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Person of interest

Police are also trying to identify a male person of interest who was seen inside a pharmacy on Pleasant Park Road before it was robbed on Dec. 10.

Food on the shelves

The Ottawa Public Library will receive more than $186,000 in a grant from the province to help support its A La Carte program, a new health and nutrition literacy program. Ottawa West-Nepean MPP Bob Chiarelli announced the grant at the Nepean Centrepointe branch of the library on Jan. 29.

RVRW launches fundraising for housing for Syrian refugee family

Richmond Welcome Refugees Welcome fundraisers are, front row seated, Barbara Kernohan, Catie Clapp and Lyn Hughes; and back row standing, Reinhard Rosch, Janet Moore and Nicole Treffers.

Twist and Shout

The cast of Four by Four, from left, Nick Petris, Taylor Campbell, Tim Winski and Colin Cahill, will sing and dance their way across the stage at Algonquin Commons Theatre on Feb. 17. The show features such classic tunes as Yesterday, Stayin' Alive, Surfin' USA and Stop In The Name Of Love.

New owners but no changes planned for Gaia Java

Ownership of the Gaia Java Coffee Company changed hands Feb. 1.Pictured at the coffee shop are, from left, original co-owner and founder Paul Melsness,new owners Dan Godkin and Bernie McNaught and original co-owner and founder Paul Jay.

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