‘Fans lending hands’ for cause

Dave Ogilvie

Looking for a last-minute stocking stuffer sure to please anyone on your list?
How about a ticket to a fun night out, where someone will win a fabulous trip for two to Los Angeles to see Paul McCartney at a “Grammy Week” event?
“Rock 94” presents a special steak and spud dinner on Friday, Feb. 3 starting at 6 p.m. at the Fort William Historical Park near Thunder Bay.
Entertainment will be by “Rough Cut,” and there also will be live and silent auctions on some fantastic items.
Tickets cost $75 ($50 tax receipt), with tables of 10 available for reserve. Call Alexandra for more info or to reserve your tickets at 1-807-577-4232 ext. 225.
Tickets also are available at Halfway Motors, the Victoria Inn, and Ozone (on Memorial). Get yours before they sell out (age of majority is required).
Net proceeds from the evening will go to the Canadian Diabetes Association (Thunder Bay branch).
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Don’t forget the Voyageur Lions’ annual “Polar Plunge,” which will take place on New Year’s Day on Sand Bay behind La Place Rendez-Vous.
Kent and Joanne Ogden, along with Dennis Ogilvie, will be jumping for the Emo and District Lions Club. Please consider giving them a donation.
All of the money raised by our local Lions will go towards local projects.
Other groups such as hockey teams and school clubs are invited to join, with nearly 50 percent of money collected returned to that club or team.
If you would like to pledge an amount, or get pledge forms for your group, contact Dave at 482-2540 as soon as possible.
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The next meeting of the Donald Young School pupil accommodation review committee will take place at DYS on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 7-9 p.m.
If you have something to add to the discussion, or just would like to receive an update on what may happen to our local school, mark this date on your 2012 calendar as soon as possible.
One of the factors being investigated is “value of the school to the community.”
The review committee would like to hear from everyone who has a stake in the ultimate decision, so consider attending the Jan. 12 meeting.
Written submission from citizens also will be accepted by the committee.
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Off Lake Covenant Church will be showing the movie, “The Nativity Story,” on Christmas Eve starting at 6:30 p.m.
All are welcome to attend.