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Immigrant entrepreneurs honoured Coun. Steve Desroches ,left, was honoured to help present Barrhaven’s own Supriya Mishra of visionTech4u, centre, with the award for Woman Entrepreneur at the first annual Ottawa Immigrant Entrepreneur Award ceremony held at city hall on Oct. 1. The submissions were evaluated by a panel of eight business and community leaders who evaluated inspirational stories about individuals who have come to Ottawa and built businesses of all sizes.

EMC news - Salvation Army Thrift Stores need help to stock the shelves of local food banks in communities across Canada. For the third year in a row, 114 Salvation Army Thrift Stores will collect non-perishable food as part of the Open Your Hearts & Your Cupboards campaign now underway and which runs through Dec. 31. Collection bins will be positioned at Thrift Stores in urban and rural neighbourhoods and customers, community members and local businesses are invited to help fill them with nutritious and desperately needed food for deprived families such as canned meat and vegetables, pasta, cereal, peanut butter and baby formula. “Once again we are appealing to our supporters to help make a positive impact on the issue of hunger across the country by donating to our food collection campaign,� said Tanisha Dunkley, national marketing manager of the Salvation Army national recycling operations. “Now is the time of year when food banks experience high demand for food supplies and we want to help ensure that they will have enough to distribute to Cana-

dians that need assistance.� Food donations from customers and community members last year allowed Salvation Army Thrift Stores to fill 430 large collection bins, equal to 860 shopping carts full of food. This year, the national goal will be to fill 1,000 shopping carts or 500 collection bins full of food to support local food banks and feeding programs. As Salvation Army food banks continually strive

“This year, the national goal will be to fill 1,000 shopping carts or 500 collection bins full of food to support local food banks and feeding programs.� to provide clients with healthy food supplies, donors are encouraged to give nutritious food donations. For more information on participating Thrift Store locations, please visit www. thriftstore.ca.

Help Scouts Help the Environment.

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OTTAWA FA UIPMENT STORE

For more information about Scouts Canada’s environmental programs, please visit: www.scouts.ca/programs

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Scouts Canada invites you to drop-off your unwanted electronics at a collection drive. Load up your trunk, drive through and we will unload the items. At Scouts Canada, we care about the environment. We share with youth an understanding of environmental stewardship and a desire to put into action improvements in our local communities. FCM Recycling, our environmental partner, uses the latest in state of the art technology to assure all goods are 100% recycled and all sensitive information is destroyed.

WHEN: October 13, 2012 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

* All Sales are C.O.D., Credit Card or Debit only

WHERE: Scouts Canada 1345 Baseline Road, Ottawa

VENDORS ON SITE

For more information contact: 613-820-7504 Accepted Items:

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*THESE VENDORS ON SITE FRIDAY ONLY

OTTAWA FASTENER SUPPLY THE TOOL & EQUIPMENT STORE

2205 Robertson Road, Nepean (Bells Corners) | 613.828.4117 | www.ottawafastenersupply.com

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Desktop computers Portable computers Computer peripherals Monitors & Televisions Printing devices Telephones & accessories ÇŚ Cellular phones ÇŚ PDAs & pagers

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Audio and video players Cameras Radios AmpliďŹ ers PreampliďŹ ers & Receivers

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Speakers & Equalizers Tuners & Turntables Video players/projectors Video recorders

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