Stories from the Heart

Call to Donate – Lake 88.1 Radio-A-Thon

Lake 88.1 FM is hosting a radio-a-thon today, Thursday, May 23 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor are beneficiaries of some of the funds raised. The Radio-a-thon is in support of local health care and also includes: – Carleton...

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Lake 88 Radiothon

Listen Live! Thursday May 23/2019 6am - 6pm on Lake 88.1 In support of local healthcare Lake 88 presents our first Radiothon – a 1-day on-air fundraising event to increase awareness and support for our local health care facilities, professionals, programs and...

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Remembering Bert McIntyre

We were saddened to learn of the death of Bert McIntyre on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at his home in Almonte. Bert was a dedicated volunteer and supporter of the Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor Foundation. He was a founding member of the organizing...

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Get A Grip!

The volunteer teams at Almonte General Hospital and Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital are partnering with Mills Community Support to help keep people safe and healthy during the winter months. The Get a Grip program, as it is known, also helps to reduce...

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Happy New Year Baby!!

Congratulations to Melissa-Sarah Hartwick and Mack Richardson who welcomed their second child at 10:48 a.m. on New Year’s Day at the Almonte General Hospital. Eleanor Richardson came into the world within 28 minutes of Mom arriving at the Hospital from their home in...

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MORE THAN A THOUSAND YEARS OF CARING!

Joan Scott and Heather Clement grew up on neighbouring farms, and never thought they’d end up working at the same place – for 45 years! But they did. Joan and Heather were recently recognized at the annual Employee & Physician Long Service Awards dinner for...

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When I needed the hospital, it was there for me.

Dear Friends and Neighbours, I received the care I needed, when I needed it, thanks to my wife and the excellent team at the Almonte General Hospital. You see, I have a heart condition known as cardiomyopathy—or to put it simply, Heart Disease. Until a few months ago,...

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