Charleen Mallory of Naturally Northern Soaps set up shop during “Mall Day” yesterday on Scott Street. The 100-300 blocks were closed to traffic so vendors and stores could set up booths and sale racks. There also were children's games and even a dunk tank outside the Flint House.
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Amanda Caron of A&R Serenity Co., a local company devoted to making natural beauty products, set up her booth early this morning for this year's “Mall Day.” The 100-300 blocks of Scott Street was bustling with vendors and stores setting up in anticipation of the 10 a.m. start.
Coach Mather was teaching proper spiking technique and form to those participating in a volleyball camp that is running this week at the Fort High gym.
Bonnie Doucette, along with Cindy and Samantha Manty, walked a heart-felt lap during the survivors' ceremony Saturday afternoon at the Fort Frances Curling Club in conjunction with this year's “Relay for Life.” Participants honoured the survivors' struggle with cancer during this lap, which was led by the Legion Colour Guard. She story, more photos A3.
Socorro Galusha (at left) belted out the lyrics to Yael Naim's “New Soul" during Fort High's annual graduation ceremony at the Ice For Kids Arena on Thursday evening. She was accompanied by music teacher Lisa Loney on piano. Meanwhile, above, Nasia Kavanaugh and Avery Wilson-Hands duelled in a "Guitar Hero" battle during the "chem-free” grad party afterwards as Emma Noga looked on.
Marg Rousseau, left, and Wendy Stevens compared the number of beads they had on their strings during the annual “Relay for Life" on Saturday afternoon. Each bead represented one lap around the track inside the Fort Frances Curling Club. Meanwhile, below, Jodi McGinnis led this year's "Relay” participants in a energy-filled zubma warm-up prior to the survivors' lap.
The Ice For Kids Arena was a sea of purple last Thursday evening.
Proud family members and friends looked on Fort High's Class of 2017 crossed the stage—beaming—to accept their Ontario Secondary School Diplomas.
The Fort Frances Curling Club was abuzz all day Saturday as this year's “Relay for Life” participants circled the floor, managing to raise $27,000 during the 12-hour event.
Although this wasn't as much as in years past, head organizer Monica Sus still was very happy with the outcome.
Helicopters were back this morning ferrying workers to the tops of the hydro towers along the Noden Causeway to conduct maintenance work. One of them can be seen on the right side of the top arm of the background tower—a precarious perch hundreds of feet above Rainy Lake.
The Legion Colour Guard led a special lap for cancer survivors Saturday afternoon during the annual “Relay for Life” fundraiser at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Cancer survivors were honoured that day with a special lunch as well.