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Ontario Miss Mid West and the Mount Forest Lions Club partner up to purchase a Buddy Bench

The Mount Forest Lions Club presented the Ontario Miss Mid West Pageant and #GetInTouchForHutch with a cheque for $700 at their Oct. 19 celebrity bingo night. The funds will be used to purchase a Buddy Bench, which will hopefully be placed at Wellington Heights Secondary School. Pictured, from left: Lion Vern Job; Lion Christine Pfeiffer; Barbara MacArthur, president of the

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Preventing Youth Suicide

Steven Hutchison took his own life in a university dorm room three years ago. His emotional struggles happened in silence. No one close to him realized how deeply his pain reached. Each year, the organization #GetInTouchForHutch holds a fundraising race in Arthur, north of Guelph, in memory of the young man, and to help facilitate dialogue about suicide – encouraging

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Dedicated Bench in Arthur

A Buddy Bench, donated to St. John Catholic School, was moved from in front of the office to the outdoors in the playground at the border between the older and younger students play areas. Present for a brief ceremony were Paula Coffey, right, on behalf of the #GetInTouchForHutch group, along with Shirley Coffey, left, on behalf of the school council,

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