Dental Students give back to the community

Posted on Wednesday November 30, 2016

Dental students donated $2,083.51 to the Cambrian College Student Food Bank (L-R) Kelsey St. Amour, Amelia Weekes-Thornhill, and SAC President Rhaili Champaigne.

Cambrian College’s dental hygiene and dental assisting students were able to give generously to those in need after raising an impressive $7,063.55 through their annual the Walk for a Smile fundraiser and oral health awareness campaign. The funds raised each year are used to purchase preventative oral health care supplies and services for individuals who face challenges in accessing them.

The original goal for this year‘s campaign was $3,000, but thanks to the dedicated efforts of the students and the generosity of the many people who supported the campaign, three separate organizations received much-welcomed donations.

St. Gabriel’s Villa, a local long-term residence, received $2,000, which will be used to purchase dental products and to support seniors who are in need of dental treatment, but who are experiencing financial barriers. The funds will also allow these individuals to access the dental care they require without having to leave the facility.

Dental students and faculty presented a $2,000 cheque to the Corner Clinic, a community outreach center (L-R) Elysha Devoni, Cambrian Professor Nancy Rose, Britni Ellis, Manan Pandya, Justine Perfetto, Danielle Bray, Yogin Raval, and Kelsey St.Amour.

The Corner Clinic, a community outreach centre, was presented with a cheque for $2,000, which will be used to provide dental health services to low income and homeless individuals, and to those who are at risk of becoming homeless.

The third recipient of the funds that were raised this year was Cambrian College’s Student Food Bank, which is operated by the Students’ Administrative Council (SAC). The cheque in the amount of $2,083.51 will be used to purchase necessary food items for those students who struggle financially.

The remaining $980.04 of the money raised was used to provide oral hygiene supplies for Dental Health Programs community outreach projects.

Internationally-acclaimed Danish guitarist performs Nov 25

Posted on Monday November 21, 2016

Cambrian College’s School of Music and the Sudbury Guitar Society are pleased to present award-winning classical guitarist Jakob Bangsø on Friday, November 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the College’s amphitheatre. This special performance is part …

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