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A happy 2018 to all

A happy 2018 to all!

Here's hoping your holiday season was great and that we're all destined for a great year ahead.

Belated happy 80th birthday wishes to Freeda Carmody, who celebrated this milestone on Dec. 28.

May you enjoy many more years ahead—and continue to be the example of energy and good health that you are to many.

Ski club cancels loppet

In view of the continuing cold weather forecast, the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club has decided to postpone its first-annual Rainy Lake Loppet in the interest of safety and enjoyment.

The club has identified Sunday, Feb. 4 as the new date.

We encourage you to consider this event as a way to come together as a club and enjoy a little light-hearted competition!

Centre needs to expand

The Sister Kennedy Centre, soon to be known as the Fort Frances Seniors Centre, held its monthly board meeting on Dec. 11.

The board has come to the conclusion that more room is needed—the coffee crowd talk is too loud!

The yoga and Tai Chi groups, when in session, push the coffee crowd tables against the kitchen, which constricts clear access to the pool room.

College offering new program

A new program will be offered here in the new year to help adults finish high school, as well as work towards a post-secondary certificate or diploma all at the same time.

The Confederation College campus in Fort Frances will be offering the Adult Dual Credit program beginning Jan. 29.