Kenora Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford and Seven Generations Education Institute CEO Brent Tookenay posed for a photo with a number of the district First Nation chiefs and executives who helped to secure the $2.25-million in funding for the “Connected Classrooms” project through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation following the announcement on Friday afternoon.
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Fort Frances native Cassandra Jackson posed with a Vortex Elite game ball, courtesy of Rhino Rugby, after taking home the Heart and Soul Award for the Minnesota State University Moorhead Hummerz women's rugby team.
Nearly 30 people came out to the Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club's 'Snowshoeing in the Dark' event on Saturday (Jan. 4). Thomas LePine spearheaded the event and Tom Shumaker led attendees throughout the evening, while Nicole LePine provided refreshments back at the chalet.
Get out on the ice and create some ice fishing memories over the holidays.
The Keomany and Luong families stopped by for one more hug before the long trek home.
Rainycrest resident Alice Irvine, 107 years young, had a visit with Santa Claus during his stopover at the long term care facility on Dec. 3. Local photographer Shawna McRitchie volunteered her time for the Santa pictures for residents and kids in the Community. Any donations collected were given to the Rainycrest Auxiliary Ladies.
Aux. Captain of The Salvation Army Arthur Heathcote, left, Dawn Gray, store manager of the local Bargain Shop, and “Red," The Bargain Shop/Red Apple Stores' mascot, showed off some of the many toys donated by generous Bargain Shop customers during "Fill A Sleigh Day” on Dec. 7. The local Bargain Shop raised a whopping $5,414 for the toy drive.
Santa Claus, seen here chatting with Dorothy Brown, took time out of his very busy schedule last Thursday evening to stop by Riverside Health Care's long term care home in Emo and visit with residents during their holiday party. Rainycrest Long Term Care had its party on Friday.
Riverside Foundation director Allison Cox, left, and Foundation chair Delaine McLeod, right, were pleased to recently accept a generous $21,530 donation from local lawyer Lawrence Eustace.
Jeff Gustafson and his pals with a moose they harvested last week in Northwest Ontario.