Fort Frances resident Gisela Seis, the controller at Northland Computers Plus here, is one of 300 North American businesswomen selected to participate in the first-ever Canada/U.S. Businesswoman’s Trade Summit running May 17-21 in Toronto.
You are here
Wilderness Expo II, staged by the “Li’l Eagles” of the United Native Friendship Centre here, went off without a snag Saturday, drawing many people, including lots of families, to the East End Hall.
“Things have gone well,” organizer Brad Herbert said Saturday afternoon. “It’s a little bit busier in the afternoon but the morning was kinda slow.
After anticipating our band trip to the Maritimes for almost a year, I can’t believe the 10 days have come and gone.
Recollecting on each event, I realize this trip was not only a time for cultural experiences and educational opportunities but also a time for building friendships and co-operation.
“You [got] to know everyone better,” said Heather Keeler.
For the first time ever, the Rainy River Future Development Corp. will present two awards at its 1999 Annual Event slated May 26 at the Red Dog Inn.
The Annual Event, which starts at 7 p.m., also serves as the RRFDC’s general membership meeting.
Only about 12 people were on hand last Thursday at the Red Dog Inn here for a presentation on what small business can do to prepare for the “Y2K” bug.
Presented by Renalto Pullia of the Northwestern Ontario Technology Centre in Thunder Bay, the session focused mainly on a workbook which presented answers and explanations common to the “Y2K” problem.
In the wake of the MS Society’s “carnation campaign” last week, it just may be the right time to plug the local MS Self-Help Group, headed by Gayle Arpin.
Active since January, 1998, the support group has flourished since then, drawing an average of 15-20 people at its monthly meeting.
“It’s the fastest-growing social group in town,” Arpin laughed yesterday.
Sarah Busch, a grade eight student at St. Francis School here, made it to “the head of the class” by having the top written score for girls in a regional math contest held earlier this month in Thunder Bay.
But despite getting the top written score, Busch was beaten out by Jasmine Toews of Bishop Gallagher as the overall grade eight girls’ champ.
When it comes to handling workplace stress, Neila Booth, an employee at Tammi’s Flowers, Cards, and Gifts, and Jennifer Harvie, who handles web promotion and design here at the Times, just might be ahead of the game.
It was everything Mary Elder had hoped for—and more—in her directoral debut with Fort Frances Little Theatre as the cast of the “Odd Couple: the Female Version” left audiences in stitches.
The local Multiple Sclerosis Society kicked off its annual Carnation Campaign on Monday with a flag-raising ceremony at the Civic Centre and the naming of Lisa Johnson as “Mother of the Year.”
“I’m honoured,” said Johnson, who was presented with a bouquet of carnations by Diana Miller, chair of the local MS Society committee.