Campaign kick-off

SA kettle campaign

Ken Kellar photo

Salvation Army Fort Frances corps officer Arthur Heathcote, left, and mayor June Caul kicked off the Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Kettle campaign at Walmart on Friday morning. The campaign will take steps like providing masks and sanitizing materials in order to keep both the volunteers ringing the bell and the general public safe and healthy.

Campaign kick-off

angel tree

Peggy Revell

Darcy Banman of The Bargain Shop, left, and Debra Bruyere, with the Kenora-Rainy River Districts Child & Family Services, finished setting up the “Adopt-an-Angel” tree at the Scott Street store as the annual campaign that helps collect toys and presents for children in need across the district kicked off for the season. “Angels” can be found at The Bargain Shop and Wal-Mart here, as well as Tompkins Hardware in Emo.