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You Saved our Christmas… Living a ‘new normal’ as a Quadriplegic...
Those are words that the Christmas Never giving up hope...
Exchange Program hears over and over
again from families and individuals who On Sunday September 4th
otherwise wouldn’t have a Christmas. “It while cycling alone on Scenic Caves
is nice to know that someone cares.” The Road near Collingwood and in
Christmas Exchange Program part of the training for the Centurion Bike
Caring and Sharing Exchange helped Race, my sister Tracy Dort-Kyne
close to 10,300 families – 25,000 people had a very serious accident. She
last year says Executive Director Marilyn broke her neck at her C3/C4 verte-
Matheson. People like Marie and her brae severing her spinal cord. She
family who had a comfortable life and went off the road and was found in
helped others when they could. But when the ditch. An amazing young man
her husband became ill and couldn’t work named Mike Hermanovsky found
they were forced to sell their house and her and stayed with her until the Photo by Michelle Valberg
Marie sold diamond wedding ring to pay Coordination Service reviews all the ambulance came to take her to the www.valbergimaging.com
bills and buy food. Marie turned to the applications to eliminate duplicates to ensure hospital in Collingwood. Shortly
Christmas Exchange Program so they every donated dollar goes to where it is afterwards, she was flown by air Tracy spent 47 days at
could have a Christmas. most needed. Over the past three years ambulance to Sunnybrook Hospital Sunnybrook, and on Monday
The Christmas Exchange Program this has met that over $2 million donated in Toronto. October 17th she was transferred to
has a long history in the city having dollars has been saved and redistributed The devastating news of her Toronto Rehab where she will learn
started in 1915 during WW1 to help the back into the community. injury was overwhelming for us. We to live a “new normal” as a quadri-
families of the men fighting overseas. Today You can help save Christmas for were all affected by this tragedy with plegic. She is a single mother of
over 300 community organizations such as an individual or a family in our intense emotion, pain and loss – of three young boys.
schools, faith communities, food bank community. These are people who the life she had. Tracy’s prognosis: We’ve encountered many
outlets and other social service agencies in through no fault of their own need some Spinal cord injury “Complete” - people along the way both in and
Ottawa send in the names of those they assistance due to job loss, illness, or meaning quadriplegic Defintion: out of the hospital who have
know need assistance. The Exchange’s tragedy such as a fire in their home. “complete” spinal cord injury inspired us, motivated us to keep
“Someday I will be on the giving end.” Visit means having no voluntary motor going and taught us to never give
www.CaringandSharing.com to find out or conscious sensory function up hope. Every day we learn a
how you can save someone’s Christmas. below the injury site, in Tracy’s case new lesson. It’s what we do with it
Donate on-line or call the Caring and C3 vertebrae in her neck. Luckily, that changes us! To help Tracy
Sharing Exchange at 613-226-6434 or Tracy did NOT suffer any brain visit www.tracydortkyne.com.
email info@CaringandSharing.ca. EP damage. Article by Lesley Dort EP
CPI Interiors Don’t worry, be happy!
Value Added for Any Project Get your financial house in order before the holidays.
Whether you are customizing a Soon we’ll be getting into the busy season! Lots of shopping, cookies to bake, and parties to
new home or need a brief consultation attend. For many though, growing debt responsibilities can dampen their holiday enjoyment. Others may
to get you started redecorating a room, not worry, thinking they can always get their financial house in order after the holidays.
the talented designers at CPI Interiors But if you’re concerned about your growing debt obligations, consider adding one more task to
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interior designer is worthwhile for more into a low-rate mortgage, giving you interest savings and a new lower monthly payment.
than just major renovations; shrewd I’d be happy to assess your situation; there’s a good chance the savings each month will far
consumers recognize that professional outweigh any penalties. Example: today’s mortgage, car loan and credit cards total $195,000. Roll that
advice can save time, money, and debt into a new $202,000 mortgage (including fee to break mortgage), and look what happens:
disappointment. Investing in the
services of professional designers can
Today’s Monthly Payments* Monthly Payment*
help you avoid the costly mistakes that
will haunt you every time you enter the a paint colour, the one-hour consultation Mortgage $155,000 $901 $l,009
Car loan $ 20,000 $396 $ 0
room. is all that is necessary. All credit cards $ 20,000 $524 $ 0
An hourly consultation costing Using their eye for detail, designers Total $1,821 $1,009
$125.00 to $150.00 provides a plan for help you work with existing furniture
transforming a space to match your and decorations, leaving room in the That’s $812 less each month – a huge improvement in cash flow!
lifestyle and personality, at the pace budget for signature pieces or speciality Don’t worry, be happy this coming holiday season. Call me.
suited to your budget. This consultation fixtures. Avoid the expense and heart-
can be used for space planning, colour- break of a room full of out-of-scale *5.0% current mortgage, new mortgage 3.5%, 25 year am. Credit cards 19.5% and car loan 7%, both at 5 year
scheme selection, or resource locating furniture or the wrong paint colour. am. OAC. Subject to change. EP
and project coordination. For many, Call CPI Interiors today at
particularly those needing help choosing 613-599-5564, toll free at 1-866-446-4415, Elaine Simpson
or visit www.cpiinteriors.ca, and Broker #M08004806
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on owner Catherine Pulcine’s blog. www.MortgagesByDesign.ca
Whether it's a brief consultation or a
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that the journey to your new environ-
ment is as pleasant as the completed Brokerage #10287
Creative by PS design group 613-838-7212 • Writers: Sheryl Bennett Wilson 613-730-5530, Peggy Vice 613-596-9832, Erica Simmonds 613-422-8692, Lynda Steele 613-489-2636
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Creating tomorrow’s Visit Santa at My Toy Shop
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