The LaVerendrye General Hospital Auxiliary is looking for people to take the positions of President, vice- president and special events co-ordinator. We are also looking for someone who will do publicity. The Auxiliary is currently celebrating its 70th year of being active, raising money for hospital equipment. If anyone wishes to know more about the positions they can contact Jan Beazley at 807-276-1360 or email@example.com
The Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau is seeking new volunteers. Pick up an application from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, call 807-274-9555 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The LaVerendrye Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers for its lobby gift shop to work a few hours a month. If interested call Jan Beazley at 276-1360. They are also looking for people to work on other projects such as Strawberry Social, Rocking for a Reason, fall tea and Spirit of Christmas. If interested or wish to learn more about the auxiliary, please call Linda Plumridge at 275-9260
Are you a reader? Do you like books? Friends of the Fort Frances Library Technology Centre is looking for new members. Our mandate is to help the library be the best it can be. We support the library’s programming financially and by helping out at library events. For more information call Arlene at 274-5477.
The West Rainy River District (WRRD) Lions Club invites anyone wishing to become positively more involved in serving our communities to join us. We support many activities across the Rainy River Valley like food banks, seeing eye guide dogs, diabetes research, childhood cancer care, local disaster response, 4 H, youth and seniors activities. The WRRD Lions meet monthly September through June on the 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Rainy River E.C. Church Boardroom. for more information email: WestRRDLions@gmail.com or contact Gord Armstrong, membership chair at 807-852-4489.
Culturama is coming back! The Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre is organizing a revival of Culturama – a community multicultural festival. Organizers are seeking committee members and volunteers, or even just feedback on what you’d like to see! To be part of the Culturama team, reach out to Kayleigh Speirs, museum curator, at 274-7891, or check out the Museum’s Facebook page.
Rainycrest is seeking musical volunteers, who would like to perform dances and happy hours for long term care residents. If you have a band, play an instrument, or love to sing, and would like to brighten the lives of seniors, through a wide variety of volunteer opportunities, call Heidi at 807-274-3261 ext 2543.
The Rainycrest Tuck Shop is accepting donations. Thank you to everyone who has donated in the past. The Auxiliary thanks you for your generosity. Residents enjoy having the ability to come to the store to shop and are always excited to see new items in the Tuck Shop. With spring and summer approaching, we are in need of new items: purses/handbags/wallets, scarves, jewelry, medium and large stuffed animals, unscented personal hygiene items for men and women, socks, gift items and décor items that a resident might like in their room or to decorate the door. These are just suggestions and if you are not sure what to donate, drop by the Tuck Shop and talk to Gary. You can drop off items at the Tuck Shop or place the items (labelled ATTN Gary Tuck Shop) on the cart in the lobby.
The Seniors Companion Project is looking for volunteers for its friendly phone call program. Take a little time out of your week to alleviate loneliness in a senior – and even yourself! Training and full support are provided. Call Andrea Avis at 271-6370, or e-mail email@example.com. Seniors looking to receive friendly calls can use the same phone number to sign up.
Best for Kitty is in desperate need of foster homes to provide a safe and loving environment, while kittens and cats await their forever homes. Full support and supplies are provided. For more information on what’s involved, or to volunteer, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fort Frances Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteer drivers to deliver meals to seniors. To join in, or get more information, call the Riverside Community Support Services at 274-2244.