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Join Dave Brown weekdays at 9 a.m. ET as he discusses the latest news, entertainment, sports and current events through a disability lens.

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Join Dave Brown weekdays at 9 a.m. ET as he discusses the latest news, entertainment, sports and current events through a disability lens.

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Portrait of Milena

Nova Scotia

Milena Khazanavicius

Milena is a self-described adventurer. She’s a volunteer with Frontier college where she tutors kids and she also spends lots of time advocating for the blind and partially sighted community in her area. Milena is a big fan of the arts, she loves to cook and enjoys running the roads with her guide dog Louis.

Recent Reports: 

June 1, 2002 - Milena told us about The Common Roots Urban Farm's consultation on its new design, the 2022 Tidal Bay contest and the return of Dragon Boats to Dartmouth.

 

Topic 1:   New seedlings are growing and so is our Accessibility- The Common Roots Urban Farm is looking for your valuable input on their new website design. 

 

Details:  

Date: send comments by June 12 to the website at: 

https://commonrootsurbanfarm.ca/ 

Email: Sara Burgess: sburgess@mymetroworks.ca 

Or phone Sara at: 902-210-4694 

Your name will be placed into a draw for a $100 gift card from a grocery store of your choice. 

Email: You can also email  Milena at: milena@ns.sympatico.ca for more information 

 

Topic 2:  Tidal Bay Wines- 2022 Tidal Bay Launch 

Details:

Date: Tidal Bay events take place from June 2, 2022 and for a week after at various locations 

Website: Enter to Win a Tour to Nova Scotia’s Wine Country 

https://winesofnovascotia.ca/tidal-bay-contest-2022/ 

Cost: Events range from FREE to $50. 

Website: Tidal Bay events: 

https://tasteofnovascotia.com 

Contact: 902-492-9291 and Toll Free: 1- 800- 281-5507 

 

Topic 3:  Dragon Boats on Lake Banook in Dartmouth starts this weekend.

Details:

Date: June 4 at 1pm, at Graham’s Grove park in Dartmouth.  

Website: www.dragonboateast.ca/registration 

Contact: For more information, call Jan Oakley at: 902-483-9275.

Portrait of Milena
A woman and her guide dog smile into the camera.