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Green Manor upgraded

The Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board continues to work towards improving seniors' housing locally to ensure it is meeting the needs of the community.

“We are excited to announce renovation improvements at Green Manor in Fort Frances,” said Sandra Weir, the Integrated Services manager for the local DSSAB.

Parade theme chosen

The Town of Fort Frances is pleased to announce the theme of this year's Canada Day parade.

With Canada's 150 anniversary approaching, the planning committee has chosen to reflect upon Fort Frances' last 50 years since the country's centennial in 1967.

As such, this year's theme will be “Fort Frances Since the Centennial.”

'Enterprising' campers sought

Youth Enterprise Day Camp 2017 is coming to Fort Frances on July 4-7.

During the camp, campers aged nine-13 will learn about entrepreneurship through a variety of games and activities, as well as have the opportunity to run their own “Business for a Day.”

Campers also prepare and complete a business plan as part of the week-long camp.

The objectives of the camp are to:

Regional coroner to speak

Regional Coroner Dr. Michael Wilson will be in the district next week to discuss his role as coroner, as well as the trends he has encountered in alcohol- and drug-related deaths in youth.

Dr. Wilson will speak at Atikokan High School on Thursday, May 25 starting at 12:30 p.m.

Members of the public are invited to attend.