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'Spirit of Christmas' deemed as a success

The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary held its December executive meeting on Tuesday (Dec. 4) in the small conference room at the hospital.

Convener Janet Lambert reported the “Spirit of Christmas” fundraiser held Dec. 9 at the Copper River Inn was a success, with 210 people in attendance.

All expenses were donated so all proceeds will go directly to health care at the hospital.

'Stuffed' amublance

Paramedic Katie Stearns of the Rainy River District EMS found a place in the back of an ambulance for yet another food donation during this year's “Stuff-a-Cruiser” campaign held Saturday at Safeway, The Place, and Walmart here, Cloverleaf Grocery in Emo, and Beaver Mills Market in Rainy River. No information as to how many cruisers were stuffed was available prior to press time today.