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Shine On

It is our pleasure to announce the winners of SHINE ON!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the following individuals have worked hard and shown strength, resilience, leadership, kindness and creativity to help our community cope during this difficult time.

Today we shine a light and thank them for everything they have done to make our community a better place.

Congratulations and SHINE ON…

  • Karine Boucher - Owner of Russell Foodland (nominated by Debbie Guilbeault)

  • Luc Cormier - Nurse Practitioner (nominated by Andréa Black)

  • Kenny Hayes - Music Instructor, Actor, Musician (nominated by Neil Cachero)

  • Mélanie Mathieu - Founder of Covid Karaoke Cafe (nominated by Johanne Boisvenu and Antonio DiRienzo)

  • Elisabet Melihen - Organizer of Russell's 55+ Club (nominated by Debbie Guilbeault)

  • Terry McGovern - Volunteer and Organizer (nominated by John Cybanski)

  • Dr. Gregory Rose - Infectious Disease Specialist at the Queensway Carleton Hospital (nominated by Lisa Dunn)

  • Holly Villeneuve - Personal Support Worker, Osgoode Care Centre Nursing Home (nominated by Lisa Dunn)

We would also like to say a special thank you to the Orpheus members who nominated these individuals.

Stay tuned - Starting Tuesday, April 20, we will be posting profiles of our winners on our website and on social media (one each week for the next eight weeks), highlighting their contributions.


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