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Student summer employment office closes for season

After a successful summer helping students and businesses with their employment needs, the Sudbury/Espanola Human Resources Centre of Canada for Students (HRCC-S) closed it doors for the season on Friday (Aug. 23).

Housing needed

Laurentian International is seeking international student housing for the 2002-03 academic year. This need can be explained by the sizeable increase in the number of international students pursuing their studies here.

Art gallery fair

The Art Gallery of Sudbury will be holding its 5th Annual Mid Summer Fair on Friday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 10. The event, again sponsored by Great West Life, will take place on the gallery grounds at 251 John St.

Food Wanted

The Elgin Street Mission is in urgent need of produce, canned goods, bread and clothing. The mission holds a food bank every Thursday from 2 to 4 pm, and would welcome any donations. Ted. St. Pierre is one of the many volunteers who help out.

Looking after small companies

By Ian Ross An insurance broker and a former union boss have joined forces to place themselves on the cutting edge of corporate health care in Sudbury with a new disability management company.

Mining Week

Alden Reginbal and Audra Mathewson, Grade 4 students at Copper Cliff Public School, dressed up and learned about mining this week. A fully geared mannequin-miner provided by Soucie Salo Safety Inc.

Strasser starts new job

Dr. Roger Strasser, a native of Australia, will officially take up the position of founding dean of the Northern Medical School this week. Â?ItÂ?s a lot of work to do in quite a tight time frame,Â? said Strasser.

Walk and Wheel

The Dystonia Support Group of Sudbury is holding its Annual Walk and Wheel, Sunday, June 9, 2002. The walk will be held from 10 am till noon at the Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre (formerly the Valley East Recreation Centre) at 4040 Elmview Dr.

Ground breaking

Art Welter, vice-president, development for Trinity Development Group, Tony Commito, manager of SudburyÂ?s Sears store and Mayor Jim Gordon took part in the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the Sears Furniture and Appliances store at

Annual blues festival kicks-off June 15

By Diane Gilhula ItÂ?s time again to hear some of the best blues this summer, and help the needy in Greater Sudbury. The 12th annual Blues For Food will be held downtown 8 am to 6 pm in Memorial Park on Saturday, June 15.