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Vet Tips: Flea Facts

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Written By: Dr. Anne Downes, Professor, Veterinary Technology Program

As the weather warms up, signs of new life appear in many places– including the fur of your family pet!

Here are a few “flea facts” that may help temper the annoyance of a flea problem with grudging admiration for this tiny insect.

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Foot Notes: A Solution for Plantar Fasciitis

 

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By Stephen Handel, Head Athletic Therapist, Algonquin Athletics

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

The Plantar Fascia is a very thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes.  This band of tissue is what creates the arch of the foot.  When the fascia is overstretched or overused, it can become inflamed.  When the fascia is inflamed, it can be painful and make walking more difficult.

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An Invitation to First Fridays @ the OB!

First Friday at the ObWe recently ran into Doug Wotherspoon, Executive Director of Advancement and asked him about  First Fridays at the Observatory.

In response, he created a video message inviting all College employees to drop by First Friday every month in the OB. 

The next First Friday happens this Friday May 6.  Be sure to drop by and chat with some colleagues!

First Friday in the OB Video Invitation (47 sec)

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Montfort Discovers Everest Challenge

Written by Jennifer Daly-Cyr

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Help a hospital, and ultimately its patients, in need.I am about to embark on a journey that will help raise funds not only for our local Montfort Hospital, but also for the Lukla Hospital in Nepal. 

 I believe that, together, we can attain our collective goal of raising $250,000 to purchase a new Mobile C-Arm for the Montfort.

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The winner of the Easter eScavenger Hunt is . . .

Easter eScavenger HuntSuzanne Veh!

Congratulations Suzanne!

She won a lovely goodie bag filled with Easter delectables!

Thanks to everyone that participated!

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