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Connections is a community-based program serving families in Lanark County. Our goal is to provide support to families who are pregnant or have children age 0-6. Volunteers are ne....

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Almonte & District Horticultural Society - Almonte

Join the Almonte & District Horticultural Society for monthly speakers and gardening tips. Enter your blooms, vegetables and creative arrangements in our shows. Mount your best shots for our photo com....

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Almonte Civitan Club - Almonte

The Almonte Civitan Club is more than a fully-licensed hall, soccer field, medical equipment loan program, or a place for your events, parties or meetings. Since 1972, the Almonte Civitan Club (a....

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Almonte General Hospital & Fairview Manor - Almonte

The Hospital and Manor are seeking volunteers to assist staff in several departments, help with activities and spend time w....

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Archives Lanark - Perth

Local historians and genealogists, families, church groups and school children use the Archives. The ....

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Arnprior and District Historical Society - Arnprior

The Arnprior and District Historical Society is dedicated to the history of the local region. Interesting talks are held five times a year. Formed in 1967,....

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Arnprior and District Museum - Arnprior

The Arnprior and District Museum celebrates the heritage of Arnprior and surrounding area. It depends on volunteers of all ages to make it work. 2014 will see enormous renovations to the internal structure of the museum exhibit space. We need volunteers to: create new ex....

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Arnprior McNab/Braeside Archives - Arnprior

The Archives was established to acquire, preserve and make accessible important historical documents pertaining to the history of the area. They are seeking volunteers to serve the public one afternoon per week. Individual and group training is provided by the ....

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lanark County - Smiths Falls

A not-for-profit volunteer organization that provides mentoring programs to children throughout the County. Volunteering Opportunities are varied, and can be built to suit an....

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Big Sky Ranch Animal Sanctuary - Kemptville

Big Sky Ranch Animal Sanctuary is the only non-kill Sanctuary of its kind in Eastern Ontario, due to its nature of working with many kinds of animals as opposed to l....

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Camp Lau-Ren

Camp Lau-Ren is a children's residential summer camp of the United Church of Canada, drawing campers from Renfrew and Lanark Counties. The Camp Lau-Ren Board seeks volunte....

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Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Cancer Society needs a variety of volunteers, especially: Daffodil Pin Sales and Canvassers (April) — contact Laurie Blackstock at 1–800–367–2913; and Relay For Life event day volunteers in Mississippi Mills (June 6) and Smiths Falls (June 13). Relay fo....

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Canadian Federation of University Women - Perth & District - Perth

CFUW Perth & District is committed to the improvement of the status of women, the pursuit of knowledge and the promotion of education. Since 2005 our annual Heritage Perth Christmas House Tour ....

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Canadian Red Cross - Lanark County - Lanark County

Throughout Lanark County, the Canadian Red Cross provides emergency assistance - food, clothing, shelter - to people affected by personal disasters like house fires. The Red Cross also prepar....

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Carleton Place & District Civitan Club - Carleton Place

This community organization fundrais....

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Carleton Place & District Horticultural Society - Carleton Place

The Carleton Place & District Horticultural Society is looking for new members. Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month except January and February at St. Andrews Pre....

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Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum - Carleton Place

The museum's collection of artifacts, photographs and archival materials chronicles the history of Carleton Place and Beckwith Township. We are planning our summer exhibits and have opportunities for volu....

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Carleton Place Business Improvement Association - Carleton Place

The Carleton Place BIA represents small business in the downtown area. Everyone in and outside of Carleton Place is invited to participate in BIA community events such as Free Comic Book Day, Lambs Down....

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Carleton Place Hospital - Carleton Place

The Carleton Place District Memorial Hospital Auxiliary invites you to make a difference and make friends. The Auxiliary is a volunteer organization that ha....

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Carleton Place Winter Carnival - Carleton Place

The 2nd annual Carleton Place Winter Carnival is scheduled for February 22, 2014. This volunteer-organized and -run event is designed to be a unique celebration of the winter s....

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Community Home Support - Lanark County - Lanark County

Community Home Support - Lanark County provides support services to seniors, adults with physical disabilities, people living with a life-limi....

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Community Labyrinth in Carleton Place - Carleton Place

The Labyrinth Committee (TLC) is a group of volunteers who came together with a keen interest in establishing a permanent labyrinth within their community. TLC is a sub- committee ....

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Cornerstone Landing - Lanark County

Cornerstone Landing works to prevent and end youth homelessness in Lanark County. ....

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Fall 400 Dragon Boat Festival - Carleton Place

The Fall 400 Dragon Boat Festival is run by an independent group of volunteers who founded and ....

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Friends of Murphys Point Park

This group works to enhance natural heritage education about Murphys Point Provincial Park by increasing awareness and providing education about the park’s history, geology, a....

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Friends of the Arnprior and District Museum - Arnprior

The Friends of the Arnprior and District Museum are a group of folks who are dedicated to helping the museum grow and be even mo....

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Guatemala Stove Project - Perth

The Guatemala Stove Project works with indigenous Maya families in Guatemala's Western Highlands. Our core activity is building masonry cookstoves for impoverished households in Maya villages. We are also involved ....

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Heritage Mica Days - Perth

Heritage Mica Days run from late June through until the Thanksgiving weekend at Murphys Point Provincial Park near Perth. Go underground in the Silver Queen Mine, take part in the Spirit Walks, become a Junior Mica Miner or enjoy the music, games, theatre and food.Volunteers....

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Hub Hospice Palliative Care - Almonte

Covering Mississippi Mills and North Lanark, The Hub Hospice Palliative Care is committed to helping people end their life’s journey in a peaceful and dignified manner. Dedicated people will complete a training course that qualifies them to help people in their homes. No me....

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Kiwanis Club of Perth on Tay - Perth

The Kiwanis Club of Perth-on-Tay is having an exciting year serving the County. This spring, we'll host a Regional Caucus & Hootenanny for Hope fundraiser. Hope Markes, Governor of Eastern Canada & Cari....

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Lanark & District Civitan Club - Lanark

The Lanark and District Civitan Club was established in 1973 and serves the Township of Lanark Highlands as well as portions of the surrounding Townships....

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Lanark & District Museum - Lanark

Do you enjoy reminiscing? Love local history? Lanark & District Museum has a fun team of volunteers who are dedicated to preserving the history of Lanark Highlands & Drummond Towns....

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Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS) - Smiths Falls

Lanark Animal Welfare Society (LAWS) is a local, no-kill animal shelter dedicated to promoting the well-being of animals. LAWS depends on the generous help of volunteers, in- and ....

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Lanark County Community Justice Program - Perth

The Program's mission is to bring people together to repair the harm from conflict and crime and to promote community leadership in the use of restorative practi....

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Lanark County Genealogical Society - Smiths Falls

The Lanark County Genealogical Society is located at Heritage House Museum, Old Sly’s Road, in Smiths Falls. As a self-help library, we are seeking volunteers to greet visitors....

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Lanark County Interval House - Carleton Place

A little of your time can help a lot at Lanark County Interval House. Support needed in many areas: As Good As New thrift store, fundraising events, drivers, odd jobs....

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Lanark County Therapeutic Riding Program - Carleton Place

This program offers specialized riding lessons to anyone ages 3 and up with physical and/or developmental disabilities, including anxiety, ADHD, arthritis, brain injury, learning disabilities and speech impairment.Volunteers are always needed....

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Maberly Agricultural Society - Maberly

The Maberly Agricultural Society needs members and volunteers! ! Rural fairs promote local agriculture as well as being a live re-enactment of ....

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Mill of Kintail Conservation Area - Almonte

Trails are open year round, 7 days a week from dawn to dusk. The R. Tait Mackenzie Museum and Dr. James Naismith Museum are open from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm from Victoria Day until Thanksgiving Monday each....

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Mills Community Support - Almonte

No matter the amount of time you have or which one of your talents you’d like to share, Mills Community Support has a volunteer opportunity in Almonte, Car....

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Mississippi Madawaska Land Trust - Carleton Place

MMLT is a charitable organization that legally protects forever the beautiful natural spaces we all love and from which we derive so much benefit. You are invited to get involved. For example, you can help acquire and care for these ....

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Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee - Almonte

The Mississippi Mills Beautification Committee is looking for interested volunteers to assist with tree mainte....

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Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month - Mississippi Mills

Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month is a volunteer-run community festival in June that celebrates everything bicycle. Now and throughout June, we need volunteers to hel....

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Mississippi Valley Conservation Foundation - Mississippi Valley

The Mississippi Valley Conservation Foundation (MVCF) provides volunteer support and raises funds for the conservation education program, special projects, and conservation area upkeep. Mississippi ....

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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum - Almonte

Located in the annex of the former Rosamond Woolen Company in Almonte, exhibitions range from early mill history and period mill equipment to cottage industry and eclectic modern fibre art exhibitions. The multi-purpose room (available for rental) features a large sink and can accommodate up to ten folding tables (provided), making i....

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Mount Pakenham Adaptive Ski Program - Pakenham

The Mount Pakenham Adaptive Ski Program provides downhill skiing opportunities for those with a wide range of physical and developmental impairments. With 56 participants, a....

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Pakenham & District Civitan Club

This community organization fundraises for and hosts a wide variety of activities, including the Pakenham Frost Festival....

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Perth & District Union Library - Perth

Perth & District Union Public Library is a community resource for information and recreational reading in the Town of Perth and Drummond/North Elmsley and Tay Valley Townships.Programming offered for all ages; many great groups and clubs.....

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Perth Civitan Club & Hall - Perth

The Perth Civitan Club was established in 1945 and today has more than 110 members. This community organization fundraises for and hosts a wide variety o....

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Perth Community Choir - Perth

The Perth Community Choir is excitedly preparing for the 2014 fall production. The call for show proposals has gone out, and we are excited to see what ideas....

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Perth Regional Heritage Fair Committee - Perth

This committee sponsors history fairs in the schools throughout Lanark County, culminating in a Regional Fair at the Perth Legion on Thursday, May 22, 2014.....

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PFLAG Canada - Carleton Place and Stittsville Chapters

PFLAG Canada is a charitable organization that provides support, information and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals of all ages, or for those with questions/concer....

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Real Deal Reuse Store and Environment Centre - Smiths Falls

The REAL DEAL Store is a household goods, furniture, building supply and home improvement store that accepts and sells quality reusable ....

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Info for Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL)

Rebound - Almonte

Rebound was established by the Hub in Almonte to provide a convenient drop-off and shopping location for gently used home furnishings and décor, small appliances, computers and elec....

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Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL) - Smiths Falls

The Rideau Environmental Action League (REAL) is looking for energetic people who want to protect our local environment. Volunteers are needed in our REAL Deal Reuse Sto....

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Rotary Clubs - Lanark County

Join a local Rotary Club to enjoy fellowship while supporting local and global communities with hands-on help and financial assistance from fund....

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Roy Brown Museum - Carleton Place

The Roy Brown Society worked with the Town of Carleton Place to establish a permanent home for the " The Captain A. Roy Brown Museum" at the Moore House in downtown Carleton....

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Salvation Army Perth/Smiths Falls - Perth

The Mississippi-Rideau Lakes Salvation Army serves Lanark County from offices in Perth and Smiths Falls by providing emergency food hampers, clothing, help with utilities and much more. In order for us to provide these....

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Schoolbox - Almonte

SchoolBOX is a registered Canadian Charity that helps children access primary education in Central America. Our community....

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Smiths Falls Civitan Club & Hall - Smiths Falls

The Smiths Falls Civitan Club was chartered in 1964. This community organization fundraises for and hosts a wide range of community activities.The hall has a capacity for just over 300 and has multimedia ca....

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Smiths Falls Youth Centre - Smiths Falls

The Smiths Falls and District Centre for Youth is looking for volunteers to help clean, organize and create a new activity room. We are lookin....

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The Diefenbunker - Canada's Cold War Museum - Carp

The Diefenbunker is a four-story, 300 room, 100,000 square foot underground bunker, and was meant to house 535 Canadian government officials and military officers in the event of a nuclear war. Shrouded in mystery, the Diefenbunker, nicknamed after then Prime Minister John Diefenbaker, was designed and built in secrecy during the crest of Cold War fear, between 1959 and 1961. The name of the facility was....

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The Hub - Almonte

Located in the heart of Almonte, the Hub is a Canadian not-for-profit registered charity supporting Mississippi Mills. Shop or donate gently used family fashions, accessorie....

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The Young Awards - Almonte

The Young Awards mission is to foster dynamic arts initiatives in the schools of Mississippi Mills. The principal fundraising activity i....

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Together Smiths Falls - Smiths Falls

Working to create a better community through events and projects that will enhance the quality of life in Smiths Falls, encourage community involvem....

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Valley Animal Rescue - Renfrew

Valley Animal Rescue is a foster-based animal rescue that serves the needs of the homeless, abused and neglected animals of the Ottawa Valley. They are in gr....

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About the Directory

This directory of local resources is based on the lists of local businesses and resources that we've compiled at theHumm over the years as we've worked on our annual guides (eg classes/courses, volunteering, gift giving) and our event calendar. It's a natural extension of our work in scanning the region for great resources, and it's a work in progress.

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