Giving Back

Impact the lives of local girls, by volunteering for Girl Guides of Canada. The Fort Frances Chapter meets Monday nights, with groups in Emo and Rainy River as well. Training, events and scholarships available. Visit

The Rainy River Women’s Institute Emo Museum is searching for volunteers for a variety of activities and events. Individuals interested in joining the board are also welcome. For more information, call Annie Van Rozen, at 482-3991.

Knitters are always welcome to create baby booties, hats and mitts for baby kits at the LaVerendrye General Hospital. Wool is available, and items can be created in the comfort of your home. To volunteer, connect with the LaVerendrye General Hospital Auxiliary on Facebook, or contact Linda Booth at 276-4250 or Marnie Cumming at 274-3368.

Organizations seeking members

The Legion Ladies Auxiliary to Brach 29 is always on the lookout for new members! If you would like to know more about joining this group of fun and hard working ladies please contact Cindy Noble at 271-2021 or Joanne Gosselin at 274-5932.

The LaVerendrye General Hospital Auxiliary is seeking several individuals to round out its Executive. Current vacancies include Vice-President, Shop Manager, and Foundation Representative and Member at Large. Connect with them on Facebook, at LaVerendrye General Hospital Auxiliary, or contact President Linda Booth at 276-4250 or Marnie Cumming at 274-3368.

The Rainy River Seniors Depot is searching for a Secretary. Responsibilities would be attending monthly meetings, writing the minutes, and reading them at future meetings. Contact Myrna Armstrong, 707-8536, Angele White, 483-1088, or Rebecca Wood, 271-4473, or e-mail to join.