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Bursary winner

Alice Ivall, North One Regional Director for Community Living Ontario, presented local graduate Veryan Erwin with the Anne Stafford “Light Up the Future” 2008 bursary. Erwin will be continuing his post secondary education at Confederation College in Thunder Bay this fall.

Puttin’ for charity

Lawrence Carter came up a bit short during the putting contest on the grass at Kitchen Creek Golf Course while sporting some extra grass on top of his head Saturday during the second-annual RBC Financial Group Charity Golf Classic. The fundraising total for the event was not available prior to press time.

‘Knight’s Tale’ party

Seven-year-old twins Alina, left, and Brianna Eldridge enjoyed the “Knight’s Tale” party held yesterday at the public library. Kids participated in colouring, jousting, crafts, and were even knighted. Keeping with the medieval fantasy theme, kids also enjoyed eating Jell-O “dragon guts.”

Flipping flapjacks

Sarah Chrsitie, Youth Services Officer for Service Canada, served up pancakes during the “Stacked for Summer Employment Pancake Social” yesterday in an effort to promote youth employment by offering their services to the public.

Crowning moment

Mandy Barker received her crown and sash along with all of her other goodies, after being announced First Princess and Miss Congeniality during yesterday Junior Miss “Fun in the Sun” crowning at Pither’s Point Park.

Day Care parade

Children and adults from the Fort Frances Day Care paraded down Portage Avenue on Monday as they celebrated Canada’s birthday—complete with streamers, flags, and maple leaf hats.

"Cuts for Cancer"

Tania Cox had her head shaved during the “Cuts for Cancer” event in front of Celeste’s Hair Design on Friday afternoon. Cox raised more than $2,500 for the cause, while Tristan Shoemaker, who had his head shaved on Saturday there, brought in about $600.