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A picture postcard shows what Assumption Church and its neighbours looked like in 1924.A picture postcard shows what Assumption Church and its neighbours looked like in 1924.

Film documents history of Assumption parish

A free public screening August 14 will premiere a documentary exploring the history and significance of Assumption Church, the oldest Catholic parish in Ontario.

A Community in Transition: 250 Years of Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Windsor, produced by Salt and Light Television, tells the story of Assumption parish. Founded in 1767 as a unique Huron and French-Canadian community, the parish has served as a cornerstone of Windsor ever since.

The Gothic Revival church, built in 1845 and standing now at the intersection of Huron Church Road and University Avenue, will host the screening at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday.

students attending workshop

Workshop to introduce international students to entrepreneurship

A free workshop Thursday, August 16, will answer questions from international students about starting a business in Canada.

Immigration lawyer Eddie Kadri will lead “Entrepreneurship for International Students,” offering considerations and strategies for students and graduates who want to start a business or be self-employed in this country.

The event, presented by the Entrepreneurship Practice and Innovation Centre, begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Strasser Student Life Centre, located on the main campus of St. Clair College, 2000 Talbot Road West.

Find more information and register on the EPICentre website.

Lancers Just Do It hoodieA stadium fleece hoodie for sale in the Campus Bookstore combines a Lancer shield and Nike swoosh to send the message: “Just do it.”

Sweatshirt sends message to get active

A pullover sweatshirt for sale in the Campus Bookstore encourages students to embrace an active lifestyle, says marketing co-ordinator Martin Deck.

The item is navy blue fleece, imprinted in yellow with “Lancers just do it” and the varsity shield.

“Whether you’re wearing it to the stadium or for a jog to class, these Nike sweatshirts will send a message,” says Deck. “Get active and stay healthy — that’s what we’re trying to promote.”

Featuring a hood and kangaroo pocket, the garments sells for $82.95 in the store, located on the lower level of the CAW Student Centre.

file folder bearing tab "Payroll"

Payroll office to close Tuesday and Wednesday mornings

The UWindsor payroll office will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. effective August 14, the finance department has announced. The dropbox outside the office will remain available.

Only those documents that meet deadlines will be processed for the current pay; all others will be processed for the following pay period.

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