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'Me to We' trip to India enjoyed

A Fort Frances High School student selected as one of the winners of the Rainy River District School Board's travel scholarship recently embarked on a “Me to We” trip to India.

During her stay there from July 3-18, 15-year-old Shallin Scott-MacNeil did work with regards to women's rights, building schools, and creating sustainability in less-fortunate communities.

Business awards gala set to go

The nominations are in for the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce's 22nd-annual business awards, with winners to be announced during the gala next Wednesday night (Sept. 12).

The Chamber put out a call early last month and received nominations for 41 different individuals or businesses, executive director Jennifer Soderholm told the Times last week.

Calendar winners

Lillian Pearson and Darwin Hayes of Fort Frances won the $100 for Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, respectively, in the Rainy River District Mutual Aid Association's weekly cash calendar draw.

'1-Stop Registration' event slated

Do you or your child still need to register for a sport, club, or recreational activity?

Well, tomorrow will be the time to do so as KidSport is hosting a “1-Stop Registration” open house from 5-7:30 p.m. in the arena auditorium.

Representatives from more than 20 different sports groups and clubs will be offering information and accepting registrations during the event.

'Country Jam' coming up

The next “Country Jam” will take place on Friday, Sept. 21 starting around 7 p.m. at the Emo Legion.

Admission is $2, which is used to help pay the bill for the lights and air conditioning.

If you love to dance, or just like sitting and listening to some old country tunes, then mark the date on your calendar, bring a friend, and plan on having a wonderful evening.