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Volume 1, Issue 3                                                                                     October 2005



Shave to Save                                                              OT MONTH
Friday, October 21, 2005

Jasmine Pollice – Fundraising Rep
                                                             OT Month Party
Shave to Save is officially a go, many thanks to
Guillaume Pineault (OT U2) for volunteering to shave         October 27th, 2005 – 6 to 8 pm
his head for the sake of breast cancer research (ladies,
we owe him!). Mix 96 will be visiting our school Friday,     OT Month has officially begun! Cookie distribution went
October 21st, between 11:00-12:00, with free pizza           really well. Now it’s time to have some fun with your
provided by Mike’s Restaurant.                               OT friends. Come join the party. It will be held at
                                                             McIntyre, starting in Palmer and then moving to the 6 th
Our goal is to now raise $2000 by this date...or they        floor. Class reps will notify you if there’s any changes.
won't come!!! We've raised more than enough in the
past few years, so there is no reason we can't do it          For more information e-mail Marie-Helene Labonte
now. Pledge forms are being circulated by all class          (marie-helene.labonte@mail.mcgill.ca) or Marie
reps, so get one and get involved! We need                   Grandisson (mariegrandisson@hotmail.com) your
donations... beg, borrow, steal, anything goes! (OK,         CAOT/OEQ representatives.
maybe not the stealing...) (Then again, it IS for a good
cause...) Don't hesitiate to contact me or Gabrielle if
there are any questions. Good luck with the
donations!!!                                                 The O “Tea” Party
                                                             October 17, 2005 – 12 to 1 pm

OPSEP                                                        OTs of all years, come have a spot of tea and eat
                                                             cookies with your classmates and members of the
March 3-5, 2006
                                                             faculty. Mingle and munch while celebrating OT month
                                                             with those who know what it’s all about. The gathering
The committee has met and decided on a date for the
                                                             will be held in Hosmer 104. Show support for your
symposium to be held. OPSEP will run from March 3rd
                                                             profession, BE THERE!
to the 5th. This is going to be big, so we need your help
to organize it. If you would like to help out with finding
accommodations for students, sponsorship or guest
lecturers … join the committee.
For more information, please contact Robert Luu,
robluu@gmail.com.
                WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!



Ski Trip Time Again 
January 20-22, 2006
                                                             OT U1 Pizza Lunch
It’s crazy, fun and there’s always at least one good         October 31st, 2005
story that comes out of it … oh yeah, and there’s good
skiing too. If you are interested in going to the ski trip   The OT Faculty is having a pizza lunch to welcome first
at Mont St. Anne, get a registration form from your          year OT students. So OT U1s, pass by Hosmer at lunch
class rep. The deadline for registration is Oct. 31st!!!     time and have a slice of pizza.


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MITABI Forum                                          Please keep The Korner
Next meeting on Thursday,October 20, 2005
                                                      and the computer lab at
PT/OT is hosting the next MITABI forum
meeting! It will be held Thursday, October 20,        McIntyre clean!
2005 at 6 pm. Location to be announced.
Please show your support and enthusiasm and
participate. For more info, go to

www.medecine.mcgill.ca/mitabi_forum.




Halloween Party
October 28, 2005 – tentative date

Get out those costumes, because Halloween is
just around the corner. And, of course, PT/OT
                                                      How Do You Like Them
will be celebrating with an amazing Halloween
party. The tentative date for the party is
                                                      Apples???
Friday, October 28th but please ask reps for          Enjoy apple picking? If you’re interested and would
details on the when and where closer to the           like to go on an PT/OT apple picking adventure … tell
date.                                                 your class reps and VP Socials Anita Kuriya and
                                                      Jennifer Jeudy will do their best to get it planned
                                                      before the season is over.




                                                      Massage-o-Thon
Friendly Reminder                                     October 17 – 21, 2005
Faculty members have some issues with the             Help support the U3s in their quest for $$$ for Grad.
way some students dress when there are guest          Tell everyone you know about the massage-o-thon
lecturers, when presenting in class, and at           which is being held Oct. 17-21 in Hosmer.
clinical placements. So, please think twice
about wearing the ultra low-rise jeans. Nobody
                                                      Call (514) 774-9190 to book an appointment.
wants to see that!




Any suggestions or questions for POTUS??
If there is anything you would like to know, just tell your class reps or e-mail them and they will let you
know as soon as possible. Any suggestions would be brought up at the next meeting.




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