Crossroads ball tournament a success!

An extremely successful slo-pitch tournament, organized by the Crossroads rink committee as a fundraiser, wrapped up over the weekend in Devlin.
Joe Bodnar said they exceeded the amount of money they thought this event would make, adding he and the rest of the committee were extremely pleased.
After a lot of good ball was played, Shade captured the ‘A’ title, the Young and the Restless won the ‘B’ while Up North took home the ‘C’ crown.
Congratulations to these three teams.
Bodnar said all areas of the event were well attended and supported. The food canteen was busy, the dance proved to be a success, and a lot of good and action-filled ball games were enjoyed by the spectators.
The committee would like to thank everyone for their support at this fundraising event. There won’t be any other fundraising projects until fall although another raffle draw is in the making.
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Another huge success in our district was the first-annual “Relay for Life” walk held overnight Friday at Pither’s Point in Fort Frances. I was fortunate to be on a very fun-filled team of girls.
Thanks to Glenda Belluz for all her organization of our team. Hats off to all the organizers who worked long and hard to make the district’s first event such a success. I know Kim Belluz was involved with this from start to finish.
An unbelievable $75,000 was raised for cancer research that exceeded any amount made in Northwestern Ontario, even Thunder Bay.
Participating in the event was one of those things that “did the heart good,” and I would encourage everyone to take part in the next one.
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There will be an ag awareness meeting tomorrow (June 28) at the Rick Neilson home. This is a committee meeting with the Emo fall fair in mind.
In other news, the Rainy River District Cattlemen’s Association and Rainy River Federation of Agriculture meetings have been cancelled for the month of July since everybody will be busy with haying.
Meetings will resume in August.
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League slo-pitch action at the Devlin ball diamond last week saw Up North beat Good Vibrations (June 19), the Jokers over River Rats (June 20), and Variety Pak down Village People (June 21).
The game last Monday (June 18) was rained out.
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Robin’s 2¢:
What men say–“You know I could never love anyone else.”
What they really mean–“I am used to the way you yell at me, and realize it could be worse!”