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Diabetes Expo

The Canadian Diabetes Association will be hosting a Diabetes Exposition at the Howard-Johnson Plaza Hotel Wednesday, June 5 from 9 am to 7 pm.

On the move

In order to complete renovations at its Paris Street location, the Sudbury and District Health Unit is temporarily moving some of its program staff to the Northern Elementary Academy (formerly St.

College honours staff

Cambrian College has announce that two women are the recipients of the President?s Award for Excellence in the administration and outstanding service categories. Winners this year are Gladys Rangaratnam and Lorraine O?Brien.

Golf privilege booklet

The Lung Association of Sudbury and area is helping avid golfers slice the cost of their green fees with its first annual Golf Privilege Booklet. The fundraiser consists of selling the coupon booklet to members of the public.

Falco shutdown scheduled

Falconbridge Ltd has scheduled various maintenance and vacation shutdowns during the summer months at its Sudbury smelter.

LU president to speak to Canadian authors

Judith Woodsworth, the new president of Laurentian University, will be the keynote speaker at the Canadian Authors Association conference July 5.

Cyclist on mission stops in Sudbury

By Danette Dooley Sixty-year-old Stan Wawzonek has set out on a million-dollar mission. The father of four and grandfather of eight, left St. John?s, Nfld., April 30 on a cross-Canada tour to raise $1 million for DARE Canada.

Summer Lecture Series

Laurentian Enterprises is pleased to present its Summer Lecture Series, which will consist of four community lectures, each to be presented by a Laurentian University professor. Admission to the lectures are free but donations will be accepted.

LU to honour five

Laurentian University will award five honourary degrees at its spring convocation ceremonies this Thursday and Friday (May 30 and 31).

Fund set up for sons

A funeral mass was held this morning (Wednesday, May 29) for the young Hanmer mother believed to have been murdered by her common-law husband who then killed himself.