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Ryll #2

Jaykob Ryll had the pleasure of meeting retired Edmonton Eskimos' wide receiver Henry “Gizmo” Williams during his time with the NISSAN Kickoff Project in Edmonton last month.

Ryll #1

Muskie football player Jaykob Ryll posed for a photo with a fellow NISSAN Kickoff Project player during the exhibition game held the day before the Grey Cup in Edmonton back in November. Ryll was part of Team Midnight, which won the game by a 23-17 margin over Team TITAN Pro-41.

Charity calendars

Nancy Lockman, left, Mary O'Conner, client services co-ordinator for the local Alzheimer Society, Joyce LaFreniere, and Noreen Melville, along with several other volunteers, were busy selling the group's cash calendars at Canadian Tire on Saturday. Anyone who missed out still can buy a calendar at the Fort Frances Times' office until Dec. 20. They cost $20 each.

Stroke map

Patient advisors LaVerna Brown, left, and Melvin Jourdain showed off the new map they which they recently presented to Riverside. The map represents the many “stops” taken by a person who experiences stroke within the region.

Airplane picture

This photo of a Douglas C-47 Skytrain was taken by Cole in 1984 while he was pumping off a load of diesel fuel at MacDowel Lake, northeast of Red Lake. It was built in Oklahoma City in 1942 for the U.S. Air Force and immediately transferred to the Royal Air Force. The British used it during the invasion of Europe.

BDO donation

Brenda Dolph, left, Joy Lockman, Helen Preston, Mary Tank, and Susan Wieler of the Loaves & Fishes soup kitchen here were all smiles last week after receiving donations of $1,467 in cash and 585 pounds of non-perishables courtesy of the BDO Canada “Drive Away Hunger” campaign.