It may not make for a long, cold night, but the Fort Frances Homeless Committee's next event will still work to benefit the local homeless population.
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In someone else's hands, an old puzzle might be just that, but in the hands of a dementia patient, it can be a game-changer.
The Fort Frances Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) recently began working with La Verendrye General Hospital to provide activation materials to the patients at the hospital who live with different types of dementia.
A local Aboriginal Financial Institution has received funding that will allow them to support local Indigenous projects and businesses.
There was some good news for seniors across the Rainy River District last week as the provincial government unveiled some sizeable funding announcements aimed at their health and leisure.
Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford stopped in at the Fort Frances Senior Centre on Friday morning to share some of the announcements he had made earlier in the week in Kenora.
Amidst a flurry of government funding announcements, one local group is gearing up to take the next steps towards being operational.
During a stopover for lunch and a few reveals at the Fort Frances Senior Centre on Friday morning, Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford announced funding that is going towards the Seniors Companion Project here in Fort Frances.
CMHA geriatric mental health worker Sarah-Lynn Klassen, left, handed off some of the Seniors Companion Project's new promotional material to Riverside Community Sports Services and Assisted Living supervisor Nicole Egan during a stakeholder meeting for the project at the Fort Frances Library yesterday morning.
It might not quite be “Star Trek”-level futuristic, but new technology on the way to Seven Generations Education Institute (SGEI) sounds like it will be close.
Kenora-Rainy River MPP Greg Rickford stopped by the Fort Frances Senior Centre on Friday for a quick lunch and to announce more than $68,000 in funding that will be going towards seniors in Fort Frances.
It's a practice that may seen outdated-or even antiquated-but it has its proponents, and they're closer than you might think.
On a roughly semi-monthly basis, the Sunset Country Spinner's Guild members tuck themselves into the Fort Frances Public Library and do their magic, turning tufts of fibre into workable yarn.
It may have taken a lot of hard work and dedication, but the results are well worth the efforts.
The local Salva tion Army managed to “adopt” 27 families and send out more than 200 Christmas hampers to those in need in the week leading up to the holiday, ensuring that some families in the district were able to celebrate Christmas with fewer worries.