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Algonquin By the People For the People Friday, September 19, 2014
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Articles submitted by: Louisa Lambregts

Cycling notes from a few of Algonquin’s road warriors

Bikers in suits

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On any given day at Algonquin, you can see a number of people rolling into work. A sizable number choose to commute by bicycle.

We chatted with a few of these double-wheeled road warriors: Rebecca Volk (Centre for Organizational Learning), Barbara Burkhard (Culinary Program), and Chris Rutishauser (Culinary Program).  They shared some biking tips as well as what got them started with their life-long love for biking.

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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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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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Count the Virtual Easter Eggs and Win a Prize!

Easter eScavenger Hunt

Easter Is Not Over Until All the Eggs Are Found!

It is time to submit a final tally of Easter egg icons found throughout all Live Laugh Learn articles published from October, 2010 – April 26, 2011.

A winner will be drawn from the submissions with the correct number of eggs identified.

You are looking for:

Send your submissions to livelaughlearn@algonquincollege.com by Wednesday April 27, 2011.

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