Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. is pleased to announce that further to funding from the North West LHIN’s “Aging at Home Strategy,” the Rainy River District Home Support Program began operating a senior shuttle van to transport eligible clients to medial appointments yesterday (Jan. 20).
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In a effort to appeal to more curlers, including students, the annual Church Bonspiel is being held on a Saturday this year—Saturday, Feb. 28 to be exact—from 9 a.m. until about 4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
This is a fun event that attracts curlers from local and district churches on both sides of the border.
The Fort/Kenora Junior Squash Challenge took place this past Saturday at the Memorial Sports Centre.
The local contingent, consisting of Anniss Seid, Mike Brady, Ryan Brady, Shawn Brady, Bryson Skirten, Eric Bois, Robert Stevens, Matthew Roen, and Anika and Kimika Alexander, defeated their Kenora counterparts 34 total games to 32.
The popular television fishing show, “Getting Hooked with Aaron & Barry,” travelled to Fort Frances and Emo back in July to take in all the fishing that’s offered in this area.
They were invited by professional angler Harvey Cochrane and the Rainy River First Nations to film three shows for their 2009 series.
Be advised that Riverside Health Care Facilities, Inc. is upgrading its telephone system at the Rainy River Health Centre today (Jan. 14) starting at 5 p.m. for about four hours.
During this time period, the public may experience a “busy signal” when calling the hospital number (852-3232).
Please be patient and dial the number again.
The Community Arts & Heritage Education Project has received funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation in support of a two-year initiative that will bring arts and heritage education models and strategies to Fort Frances, Atikokan, Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Kenora, Red Lake, Nipigon, Red Rock, Schreiber, Terrace Bay, Marathon, Sault Ste. Marie, Manitoulin Island, Sudbury, and North Bay.
The Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors has announced the celebration of Environmental Public Health Week 2009 in Canada on Jan. 19-24.
Grief recovery. An odd term; gives us the sense that we are recovering from an illness.
In a way, we are. If we do not address the causes of our grief and the many feelings associated with grief, we do become ill—both emotionally and physically.
As a result of a decision in the Ontario Court of Justice last Thursday (Jan. 8), the Rainy River District School Board accepts responsibility for failing to immediately report a faulty drinking water monitor at Sturgeon Creek School to the Ministry of Environment in October, 2007.
Dryden Municipal Telephone System (DMTS), operating Dryden Mobility, announced yesterday it will operate a Global System for Mobile (GSM) communications network in Northern Ontario, including Fort Frances.