Once again Ted Gemmell Chaired the Committee to plan and present the Health Fair for 2014.  The Committee is comprised of Ted Gemmell (Chair), Sharon Raycraft and Larry Laidlaw.   The event was OPEN TO EVERYONE  and it was estimated there were close to 125 attendees (based on 71 registering)   Click on the image to enlarge the announcement that was posted for the Health Fair.

LARRY HO, Pharmacist and Owner of the SANDYCOVE DRUG STORE recently received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Emergency Preparedness Committee for his efforts in the community.  Making the presentation was Sharon Raycraft, Chair, Emergency Preparedness Committee.  The presentation was made at the November Health Fair.   Larry contributed nearly 800 Vials of Life which have been distributed throughout the community.   Thank you Larry.  (click on picture to enlarge)


speaking at the fair were:

Ross Hart - Canadian Hearing Society

Dr Morrie Sher - Optometrist, Innisfil Eye Care

Dr Kerstin Mossman - Barrie Community Health Clinic

The sessions were held in the new North Wing of the Wheel and each session was well attended with good question & answer periods.  Our special thanks to the speakers for taking the time to speak to our community.


exhibitors are:


Age Comfort


home health care products

Alcona Beach Health Shoppe


natural remedies

Alzheimer Society


info, resources, education, support

Canadian Cancer Society


support and services

Canadian Diabetes Assoc.


helping people with diabetes

Canadian Hearing Society


support & advice for hearing impaired

Canadian Red Cross


volunteer care for those in need

Closing The Gap





services to blind, visually impaired

Compassionate Advantage


seniors home care

Copper County Foods


meal delivery

Daisy-a-Day Home Care


non-medical in home support services

Dr Kevin Kraemer -



Grand Care Mobile Massage


mobile message therapy

Hospice Simcoe


physical, social, emotional, spiritual care

Innisfil Eye Care



Northern Horizon Dental



Community Care Access Centre


patient & caregiver resource finder

NSM Palliative Care Network


palliative care and service support

Sandycove Drug Store


prescriptions, health aids

SCA Emergency Preparedness


community emergency preparedness

SCA Medical Rides


community medical, shopping rides



hearing care



Vibrating exercise machines

Home Instead


Seniors in-home services

Motion Specialties


Wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, etc.

Many thanks to the folks that attended.  31 door prizes were donated from the vendors/exhibitors including several from the Sandycove Drug Store.     Our future depends on rebuilding our direct primary healthcare delivery processes.

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