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Local Info ~ Find whatever you need in Algonquin East
A shout-out to everyone who is working to keep people informed during this uncomfortable time.
Renfrew County and District Health Unit has links to the self-assessment tool, information about self-isolating, information for businesses and more.
Madawaska Valley Current has extensive information about what is happening and how to access services you may need.
Google, of course. Many businesses and organizations are updating their websites to let you know what their current situation.
Facebook, also of course. Many businesses and organizations post their latest information there.
We know of these services and special arrangements intended to help with Physical Distancing.
Please email us if you know of help being offered in your area.
Volunteers helping neighbours. - Madawaska Valley
If you need groceries or medications picked up in Madawaska Valley these people will help. Call Paula at 613-334-0542.
Eganville and Area Help Network
Post on the page for help from community angels - groceries, pharmacy, errands.
Shopping Times for Seniors
ValuMart, Barry's Bay ~ 7 - 8 am
Metro, Barry's Bay ~ 8 - 9 am
Lorraine's Pharmasave ~ 9 - 10 am
Eganville Foodland ~ 8 - 9 am
Eganville Freshmart has no special time but recommends shopping 7 to 9 am or in the evening. They are posting updates on their Facebook page.
Open every second Tuesday
Please Support your Food Bank
Non-perishable food items can be dropped of at the Killaloe Hardware Store
Money donations can be mailed to
Killaloe Area Food Bank
C/O P.O. Box 162
Killaloe Ontario K0J2A0.
Provides temporary food relief to individuals and families in Barry’s Bay, Combermere, Wilno, Palmer Rapids, Madawaska and Whitney areas. The area defined by the 756, 758 & 637 telephone exchanges
Open 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month
1st and 3rd Tuesday in November & December
Please arrive no earlier than 8:30 am.
Cars will be directed to line up along the opposite side of Martin Street, facing Main Street.
Pre-packed boxes of food will be placed into your vehicle or cart upon arriving at the front of the Food Bank.
E-mail transfers: firstname.lastname@example.org (Preferred)
Mail: Box 161, Barry’s Bay, Ont. K0J 1B0
Open 3rd & 4th Wed of every month
10 am - 12 noon
Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Close Tuesday & Thursday
Not accepting donations
Masks must be worn in the shop
Two customers at a time
Life Coach, Restorative Justice
and much more
Helen Benn is a Certified Professional Life Coach, Mediator, Restorative Justice Practitioner, Bio-Energy Therapy/Medicine Practitioner, Family Group Conference Coordinator and Mental Health First Aider, with a background of over 35 years in the Child Development/Special Education field.
Free Training For Eligible Adults
Short courses this Fall
Eganville - Computer Skills for Writing and Budgeting
Every Thursday for 8 - 10 Weeks,
starts Thursday, Sept. 29
Pikwakanagan - Essential Skills for Internet and Email
Every Tuesday for 6 - 8 weeks,
Starts Tuesday, Sept. 27
Barry's Bay - Computer Skills for Budgeting
Every Monday 6 - 8 weeks,
Starts Monday, Sept. 26
Household item service
Closed after Sat Sept 21 ~ re-opens Thu Nov 7
Donation Centre closed September and October,
re-opens Thu Nov 7.
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