Ace of Spades lives on as Catch The Ace lottery prize grows

St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation’s Week #42 Catch the Ace Lottery winner was John Hildebrandt of Barry’s Bay who received a cheque for $5,853. His lucky number 44 revealed the Jack of Clubs. If next week’s winning ticket reveals the Ace of Spades, you could win an estimated $174,003 representing the estimated Weekly Prize of $5,666 plus the Progressive Jackpot! All proceeds go to Valley Manor Redevelopment. The $5 tickets are available at vendors throughout the Valley.

Festival of Trees Snowflake Soiree to benefit CPAN

The Renfrew County Festival of Trees is a virtual Wine & Cheese next Saturday, Nov.21 from 7 to 9pm. This fundraiser is being held in aid of our local Child Poverty Action Network. To view Christmas Trees decorated by Diana Oberback, buy tickets, bid for items in the online auction (bidding ends 8pm Nov.22), and for the chance to win fabulous prizes, visit

COVID-19 testing Nov.16-21

If you require COVID-19 testing, please call Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre (RC VTAC) on 1-844-727-6404 to make an appointment. No walk-ins, please.

First ever Radon Q&A to be held online Nov.19

Radon Awareness Month aims to create awareness of the health risks associated with exposure to elevated levels of this harmful gas and to encourage Canadians to test and take action on radon. Canadians wishing to learn more about radon and how to protect their health are encouraged to register for the free webinar. For more information click HERE to read The Current’s article.

Feeling alone or worried about someone who lives alone?

Opeongo Seniors (50+) offer coffee and friendship this Tuesday, Nov.17 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. COVID restrictions in force. 19 Stafford Street, Barry’s Bay.

Barry’s Bay and Area Seniors Home Support Services offers a FREE daily “Care Call program?” For more information, call Home Support at 613-756-2772 or click HERE to visit the website.

OPEN 24/7 Women’s Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County

The Renfrew County Women’s Sexual Assault Centre (WSAC) is always there to help. Call the 24/7 support line at:


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