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Nicholas Donaldson

Remembrance service

Katelyn Bruyere and Brianna Eldridge gave a heartfelt performance of “Angel” by Sarah McLaughlin during Fort Frances High School's Remembrance Day assembly this morning at the Townshend Theatre. Cenotaph services will take place across the district tomorrow (Nov. 11), with the one here beginning at 10:56 a.m.

Cancer fundraiser

Staff at Nexus Community Savings here posed with the pink treats and keychains they were offering Monday in support of breast cancer awareness. For more than a month now, the Fort Frances and Rainy River branches have been selling the keychains made by staff member Sue McFayden, with proceeds going to the chemo unit at La Verendrye Hospital here.

Fudge samples

Julianna Donaldson sampled some homemade fudge at the “Oh For Fudge Sakes" booth at the Alberton "Holiday Bazaar” on Saturday in the Alberton municipal office. Shoppers also were treated to a holiday performance by the Fort Frances Choraliers, led by Diane Maxey, as they looked around for possible gift items at the assorted vendor tables.

'Hunger Heroes'

Members of the Fort Frances High School Student Leadership Council dropped off a load of non-perishable food items to Sunset Country Ford staff Dani Rousseau and Terry Mueller on Friday. The students collected items door-to-door on Hallowe'en to add to the dealership's “We Scare Hunger/Free the Children” food drive, which will be divvied up and delivered to local food banks.

Early-bird draw

Paul Patterson, treasurer of the Fort Frances Lions Club, looked on as Safeway manager Kevin Langford drew the name of the second early-bird winner of the club's annual food draw there Monday. Betty McLeod was the winner of the $100 food gift certificate from Safeway, with the next early-bird draws set for Nov. 16, Nov. 30, and Dec. 13. The final draw will take place Dec.