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‘Luncheon of Hope’ slated for Oct. 24

The date for the always-popular “Luncheon of Hope” has been announced for Saturday, Oct. 24 at La Place Rendez-Vous.

Tickets cost $25 each and are on sale now at Pharmasave, Shoppers Drug Mart, Emo Health Centre, Rainy River Health Centre, and La Verendrye Hospital.

The Rainy River District Breast Health Network organizes the luncheon, which is held every two years.

Lac Seul causeway now open

The official opening of the new causeway and bridge span at La Seul First Nation was announced Friday.

“This project is a good example of how our government is working to improve the lives of First Nations and stimulate economic growth,” said Kenora MP Greg Rickford, who made the announcement on behalf of Indian Affairs minister Chuck Strahl.

Photo entries now on display

“Snap It” photos are now on display in the teen centre at the Fort Frances Public Library.

We were so excited to receive 113 photos, and all participants had their name entered in the draw for a 10” laptop.

The main goal of the contest was to make an awesome display in the teen centre, as well as to get the teens into the library to explore some of our new materials.