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Church buys Bingo hall

The Bingo hall on McIrvine Road has a new owner.

The Evangelical Fellowship Church, currently located at 560 Webster Ave., has been working with 1921495 Ontario Ltd. to purchase 605 McIrvine Rd. site, which has been vacant for more than a dozen years.

Donors sought for 'chemo comfort' bags

After donating “chemo comfort” Thirty-One bags to the Riverside Chemotherapy Unit here back in late February, Jessica Ogden now is rounding up sponsors for a second round and expanding donations to the Atikokan General Hospital.

Ogden sells Thirty-One, a line of bags, purses, and organizing items, and is offering “chemo comfort bags” for purchase for $35 each.

Downtown work moving along

Work on the new Scott Street sidewalk is about 90 percent complete.

Precision Paving is close to being done installing the paving stones, with any deficiencies (i.e., poor cuts, bad seams, lips, etc.) to be addressed in the coming days, Operations and Facilities manager Travis Rob told town council Monday night.

'Ride for Memories' raises over $33,000

The Alzheimer Society of Kenora/Rainy River Districts held its 15th-annual “Ride for Memories” on Saturday, ending with a steak dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion in Dryden.

With the forecast being sunny and hot, about 100 riders made their way to the Log Tavern in Nestor Falls for fresh-baked goods, followed by sumptuous soup and sandwiches for lunch at the Legion in Fort Frances.

Correction

The date stated at the top of the “Moment in Time” feature on page 8 of yesterday's Daily Bulletin was incorrect.

It should have read June 29, 1977, not July 29, 1977.

The Times regrets any confusion or inconvenience this error may have caused.