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No Better Cause For Your Charity Dollar

We are truly blessed to live where we live, and not least among the blessings for residents of the Jewel 106.7 FM listening area is the gift of not one but TWO local palliative care residences. On The More You

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“That Old Canard” And Other Race-Duck Names

On The More You Know this week, Rhonda Massad tried to talk about the excellent fundraising work the Lakeshore Hospital Foundation does with its annual Duck-Fest. I wasn’t a big help. Please click on the link below to listen to

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West Island Homeless Youth Shelter Moving Forward

Fantastic job by Jewel 106.7 contributor and West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad organizing last night’s Action Jeunesse De L’Ouest De L’Ile fundraiser at La┬áPetite Adresse-Ouest. A homeless shelter for wayward West Island youth is a huge step closer to

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Big Macs For The Kids

Today on The More You Know with West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad, we talked about a groundbreaking West Island project called the Kizmet Center, which will specialize in early childhood intervention to prevent social problems in adulthood and will

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A Horse Tale

This week on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad highlighted A Horse Tale – a horse refuge in Vaudreuil. And as increasingly seems to be the case on Rhonda’s segment, gentle fun was poked back and

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Illiteracy and Lime Shortages: The Hidden Scourges

Today on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad told us about Literacy Unlimited – a West Island resource organization that helps people struggling with literacy. Ironically, Rhonda told me in an e-mail that she wanted to

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The More You Know March 20

It was a doubleheader this morning on The More You Know with Rhonda Massad, who told us about Meals for Wheels and their need for an expanded volunteer base, and brought us up to speed on a West Island family’s

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West Island Youth At Risk

West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad was back in-studio today after a bout with the flu, and gave us the skinny on AJOI – a community organization doing street level work to help at-risk youth, who exist in larger numbers

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Breakfast With A Cause

One of the most important fundraising events on the local community calendar is set for this morning at Jack Astor’s in Galeries des Sources. West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad joined us in-studio yesterday to talk about the annual fundraising

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Make A Change, Make A Difference

This week on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Masad introduced us to Designing Transformation – a mentorship program for people who want to change directions in their lives and careers and make a more profound difference

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Eat Love Live

The West Island’s most active and important cancer resource organization is gearing up for its next big fundraiser. West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad joined us in-studio for The More You Know to talk about the West Island Cancer Wellness

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The More You Know – Family First

West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad was back in-studio Tuesday for the first time in 2018 for her weekly segment “The More You Know”, highlighting community organizations and services available in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges and West Island areas. This week, Rhonda

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Help For Women And Children In Crisis

On the inaugural 2018 edition of The More You Know, West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad tackled the uncomfortable but very real problem of conjugal violence in our community. Fortunately, Vaudreuil-Soulanges and the West Island both have facilities and services

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Ending The Mental Health Stigma – For Patients AND Their Families

This morning on The More You Know with West Island Blog founder Rhonda Massad, we talked about a local support group that reaches out to families of people suffering from mental health challenges. Friends for Mental Health is a nonprofit,

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The More You Know – ABOVAS: A West Island Godsend

This week on The More You Know, West Island Blog founder and community activist Rhonda Massad tells us about ABOVAS – a West Island volunteer organization that offers indispensable transportation and companion care for special needs people who would otherwise

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