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‘Go Local’ prizes

RRFDC intern Jamie Petrin drew the winners of the “Go Local” Month draw this morning. Doug Seymour won a $50 gift card for using his “Go Local” card at Sunset Country Ford while staff member Brittany Hayes won one for remembering to ask Seymour for it during November.

Calender giveaway

Donna Bohler, right, of the Fort Frances branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, handed over a free calendar to Johanna Renn at Safeway on Tuesday. The calendars, which promote mental health and wellness through information and inspirational messages, also can be picked up at the local CMHA office for anyone who would like one.

‘Glitter & Glass’

Janice Cousineau, a member of the Riverside Foundation for Health Care’s special events committee, helped get ready for the “Glitter & Glass” fundraiser yesterday at the “Christmas Store” (located in the Clover Valley Farmers’ Market building). From now until 3 p.m.

Santa's knee

Brothers Howie, Hugh, and Henry Hartlin sat on Santa’s knee Saturday morning during the “Breakfast at the North Pole” event at St. John’s Anglican Church here. The event saw many families stop by for a breakfast of cinnamon buns, muffins, fruit, cereal, and yogurt parfaits, as well as crafts for the kids and, of course, a visit with jolly St. Nick.

Shelter packages

Sparks Summer Lauzier, left, Kaydence Larson, and Aynsley Ogden showed off the bags of toiletries they prepared Monday evening to donate to the Women’s Shelter of Hope in Atikokan. The Sparks and Brownies also made cards to take to Rainycrest residents next week when they will visit and perform a song and dance.

Shoulder save

Dryden GM Ice Dogs’ goalie Josh Martin had some help from defenceman Royce Rossignol, who got a stick on this Sam Schultz shot during the third period of the Lakers’ 7-4 win here last Tuesday night.

Winning ticket

Times’ publisher Jim Cumming shared the winning name for the Kiwanis Club’s “Trip of the Month” draw for December yesterday with club member Robin Wright. Tracy Wright of Fort Frances won a trip to London, England worth $4,600. Tickets now are on sale for the 2015 draws, which will kick off with January’s trip—a Maritimes tour worth $4,800.

Making cards

Davilyn Miller, left, and Lynden Peters were two of the Sparks and Brownies who were busy last night making cards to take to Rainycrest residents next week when they will visit and perform a song and dance. Also last night, the group prepared bags of toiletries to donate to the Women’s Shelter of Hope in Atikokan.