Dan DeGagne, owner/operator of Sunset Protection Systems, showed off the inside of the fire extinguisher service room. The room is equipped with vents to clean up in case an extinguisher handle sticks in the “on" position. "All you can do is get out, shut the door behind you, and wait,” said DeGagne.
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The Cloverbelt local food co-op still is looking to expand into Emo and Fort Frances, president Jen Springett says.
It is based out of Dryden and currently has pick-up locations in Sioux Lookout, Kenora, Ignace, and Upsala.
The website says to “think of it like a farmers' market but online!”
Henry Hartlin had all his festive gear on as Grade 1 classes at St. Michael's School here celebrated the 100th day of school yesterday. Activities included beading, drawing, stories, and, of course, a lot of counting to 100.
In January, 2007, Dan DeGagne opened business and began what is now Sunset Protection Systems.
“I was working for my dad at the time at DeGagne construction,” he explained.
“People would call and ask if I could fix their camera, or a door lock, or still get parts for these things,” he noted.
Isabella Hyatt was hard at work on her art project last Friday morning during local art therapist Lindsay Hamilton's visit to Robert Moore School. Hamilton worked with all the Grade 8 students in the school throughout the day.
Parents and volunteers shared in the fun at a dance Saturday night at the Copper River Inn in conjunction with the Fort Frances Girls'/Women's Hockey Association's annual Novice and Atom tournaments on the weekend. The dance featured a “Canada's 150th birthday” theme.
Local art therapist Lindsay Hamilton was sorting through magazine clippings for collage-making this morning as part of an art project in Christa Gibson's Grade 8 class at Robert Moore School. She was to work with other classes throughout the day.
Thrift Store manager Sharlene Smith was beginning to move items into the new Salvation Army location on Scott Street this morning. They will be moving from their old location all week long and are asking for people with pickup trucks to help haul items. Call 274-3871 for more details on how to lend a hand.
Tyler Ruppenstein drew a name for the local Kiwanis Club's “Trip-of-the-Month” draw yesterday as Kiwanian Robin Wright looked on at International Travel Services. Buddy Loyie was the lucky winner of a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Caron ML Electric on Fifth Street West here was bustling with activity late last week as work continued on its expansion.