Pancake supper planned for this month

Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The Church of the Holy Spirit in Fort Frances will be holding a Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the church in Fort Frances. The public is invited to attend. Admission is by donation to the Mission and Service Fund of the church. The supper will take place from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. The church would love to see you there.

The Health Educator from the Northwestern Health Unit is inviting you to a special education event. Healthy for Life is a FREE program that can help you get on the path to a healthier life for you and your family! Over six short sessions, you’ll learn how to:  shop for healthier foods; plan and cook healthier meals; get more active; manage stress and set and reach realistic goals.

Join this FREE program and receive giveaways, snacks, take-home meals and prizes! Childcare and transportation may be available. Please contact Krista at the NWHU if you are interested in participating. Dates and times of sessions will be determined based on interest.

Contact Krista at the NWHU if you are interested in participating. Call 807-482-2211 or email

Backus Community Centre is presenting “Church of Cash” at the Backus Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 28. Church of Cash is a world class Johnny Cash Tribute that stays loyal to the songs and message of the Man in Black. Tickets are $12 for adults; $5 for children age six to 18; kids under five free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron is looking for new members. They meet Monday nights now through June 11, 2020 in the arena auditorium. Ages 12-18 welcome. Registration is ongoing through the year. For more info, contact the squadron at 807-274-1365, or If you know of a young person who might be interested in joining this group, please pass on this information.

Join the Substance Abuse Team, the Fort Frances Lakers and the Fort Frances Muskies for a free Family Day Skate at the ’52 Canadians arena from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 17. Complimentary hot chocolate will be provided. Donations of gently used hockey skates and helmets are also being collected at the Memorial Sportsplex and “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena) so more kids have the chance to get on the ice.