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Museum seeking artwork reflecting climate change

The Fort Frances Museum & Cultural Centre is looking for submissions of original artwork reflecting the theme of climate change.

From April to June, the museum's exhibit will be “Taking Back Our Natural World” and curator Sherry George wants this artwork to a part of it.

George said she's looking for “anything that highlights the impact of climate change on our world.”

Easter cantata in works

A listening session—and first practice—for this year's Easter cantata is scheduled for Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the New Beginnings Fellowship here.

Practices will be held each Monday afterward.

Diane Maxey, who once again will be directing the choir, is asking those interested in participating to contact her beforehand at 274-7309.

RM Gr. 7/8s may go to FFHS

Grades 7 and 8 students from Robert Moore School could be moving into Fort Frances High School this September.

The Rainy River District School Board called a special meeting last Tuesday at the Education Centre, where it approved the initiation of an attendance zone review for Fort Frances High School's Grade 7/8 program.

Dinner draws big turnout

The annual Linda Johnston Memorial Dinner was hosted by the Red Hat Society, in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts, on Feb. 16 at the Rainy River Legion.

The dinner was a great success, raising $2,386.

Just shy of 100 people attended the event, which featured a delicious roast beef dinner.

Council to hear presentations

Town council will hear presentations from the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre and NCDS at its regular meeting tonight.

Library CEO Caroline Goulding will present council with a report entitled, “The Value of Your Library—Social and Economic Return on Your Investment.”

NCDS executive director Nicke Paddock then will speak about NCDS' community involvement.

'Pride Week' plans underway

Planning for “Pride Week 2019” has begun, with the first meeting drawing a crowd of about 30 people to the Fort Frances Public Library last Wednesday night.

Organizers, volunteers, and allies of the LGBTQ2 community reviewed last year's festivities and Borderland Pride's finances, brainstormed ideas for new events, and discussed goals for this year's Pride Week.