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Easter treat

Keira Strickland got a basket of goodies as she visited with the Easter Bunny at the Fort Frances Nursery School at Knox United Church on Wednesday morning.—Melanie Béchard photo

A century lived

Celebrating his 100th birthday, Walter Andrusco, centre, his son, Billy Andrusco, and daughter, Leda Beck, posed for photographers during a surprise birthday party held for him at the Ukrainian Hall yesterday afternoon.

Remembering Vimy

Wanda Botsford, representing Thunder Bay-Rainy River MP Ken Boshcoff, was escorted by Royal Canadian Legion Br. #29 Sgt.-at-Arms Bob Bolland as she approached the cenotaph yesterday to lay a wreath during the local celebration of the 90th anniversary of Vimy Ridge. About 150 people attended the ceremony, which was followed by a luncheon at the Legion. —Duane Hicks photo

Community choir

The Emo Centennial Choir, under the direction of Renée Martin-Brown, sang two selections yesterday evening at Knox United Church in Fort Frances during the first day of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts.

Going in alone

Zander Chalupsky attempted a breakaway against goaltender Lane Skallman during tryouts for the Junior Thunder ‘AAA’ team yesterday at the Ice for Kids Arena.—Alex Cruickshank photo

Easter entertainment

The younger members of the Steve Tucker Family band sang a few gospel songs for the crowd gathered at the Rendez-Vous for the Kiwanis Good Friday breakfast. The ever-popular event, which saw about 250 people come out for a delicious breakfast buffet, also featured guest speaker Pastor Jeff Plett of the Evangelical Fellowship Church.

Easter visitor

Skylar Big George was all smiles after getting a bag of treats from the Easter Bunny during a visit to the Fort Frances Day Care on Thursday afternoon. —Duane Hicks photo

Generous donation

Mark Kowalchuk, left, chair of the “Building for the Future” campaign, and chief librarian Margaret Sedgwick, right, graciously received a generous pledge of $5,000—$1,000 over five years—from local resident Deloris Camirand, centre, during the launch of the new library campaign last month.

Cuddly bunny

Courtney Anderson, five, cuddled up with a bunny at the annual Easter Market at the Clover Valley Farmers’ Market on Saturday. Lowey’s Greenhouse brought in an assortment of Easter lilies, mums, hydrangeas, and azaleas, as well as the two bunnies for the children to pet.