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.
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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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The Bemidji High School marching band joined in yesterday’s Canada Day celebrations here by participating in the annual parade.
Jr. Miss “Fun in the Sun” contestant Amanda Caron, sponsored by M.L. Caron Electric, showed off her Canada Day spirit with her spectacular float in the annual parade.
Students from Fort Dance Studio led the way for the Fort Frances Highlanders Pipes and Drums, just one of the many groups that participated in this year’s annual Canada Day parade.
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.