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The annual “Castin’ for Cash” bass tournament on Lake Despair is scheduled for July 6-7.

Spots are filling up fast but there are a few left.

The event also will include canned music on the Saturday, as well as food booths all weekend provided by Muskie hockey team.

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A reminder about the roast beef supper coming up this Sunday (June 10) from 5-7 p.m. at the Dance Community Hall, which is located 16 km up Highway 613 North and then left on Hall Road for one kilometre.

The menu also will feature Yorkshire pudding, as well as all the fixings and homemade dainties for dessert.

Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for kids aged six-12 (those five and under eat free).

Proceeds will go towards helping keep the Dance community history alive.

Come out and enjoy a great evening!

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Happy birthday wishes to Evelyn Brown, who turned 96 on Monday (June 4).

Family celebrated with her Sunday (June 3), including her daughters from Fernie B.C. and Atikokan.

The district wishes you continued health and well-being, and admire your outlook on life. You are an example to us all.

Meanwhile, a happy 60th birthday to Elaine Hughes, who celebrated with a family dinner at the Thunderbird Lodge last Friday evening.

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Another celebration this past weekend (June 2) was the marriage of Sean Rea and Marcella Maillette, who were wed in Thunder Bay with family and friends attending.

Sean is the son of Kathy Rea and the late Rob Rea.

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Sympathy to the family and friends of Gary Ogier, who passed away last week.

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Robin’s 2¢:

A guy goes to a girl’s house for the first time and she shows him into the living room.

She excused herself to go to the kitchen to make them a drink. As he was standing there alone, he noticed a cute little vase on the mantel.

He picked it up and as he was looking at it, she walked back into the room.

“What’s this?” he asked.

“Oh, my father’s ashes are in there,” she replied.

“Geez . . . ooh . . . I . . . ,” stammered the fellow.

“Yeah,” added the girl. “He’s too lazy to go to the kitchen to get an ash tray.”

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