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Health & Wellness
The Associates of St. Marguerite du Ville are holding their annual coat drive at the end of the month and are looking for donations of coats.
The coats will be available for those in need of warm clothing as the temperature continues to drop.
This year’s “Luncheon of Hope” is set for Saturday, Oct. 20 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 is pleased to welcome Dr. Carole Spread as the guest speaker this year.
After putting out a call in early September and only getting three responses so far, the Town of Fort Frances needs more homeowners to participate in testing their water for lead.
Sheila Wiersema is not only a massage therapist, she’s also the only trained labour support provider in Rainy River District.
A labour support provider, also known as a “doula,” is a non-medical assistant who provides physical, emotional, and informational support during childbirth.
Students across the district will hear some very important messages as two Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) presentations will be visiting local schools next week.
Those in Grades 1-6 will view “The MADD Scientist and the Quest for Power” while Grades 7-12 will be presented with “Friday Night.”
Starting Oct. 1, all 600 LCBO stores throughout Ontario are supporting the cause for missing and exploited children.
Child Find Ontario donation boxes will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until Oct. 31, providing the public an opportunity to donate to the prevention of child luring by predators.
Mental Illness Awareness Week (Sept. 30-Oct. 6) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness.
Paul Dalseg, who was born and raised in Rainy River District, surprised the Riverside Foundation for Health Care last week with his very generous donation of $30,000 in memory of his parents, Paul and Bricken Dalseg, on behalf of the Dalseg Family.
“My father raised us to be generous,” Dalseg said during a telephone conversation with Foundation director Teresa Hazel.
FORT FRANCES—“If you could do one or two things to improve the long-term economic health of the north, what would they be?”
That’s the question Dr. Robert Rosehart has been asking communities around Northwestern Ontario over the past few months, including during a stop here Friday at the annual meeting of the Northwestern Ontario Associated Chamber of Commerce.