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Volunteering for a day of fun

It was a shining moment for me—however fleeting it may have been.

My team was awesome Sunday afternoon as we thundered (well, maybe we didn’t reach the point of thundering but we were impressive nonetheless) through the bean bag toss on horseback at Trail’s End Riding Stable.

Area food banks in need

Food banks at the United Native Friendship Centre here and the local Salvation Army definitely will be thankful for the proceeds from the “Great Chili Cookoff” being held Friday—their shelves are in dire need of supplies.

“Our stock is fairly low, [in fact] we are low on all staples,” said Marjorie Atkinson, a food bank volunteer with the Salvation Army.