Students to help with events

Press Release

The Rainy River Future Development Corporations (RRFDC) and the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the employment of three students who will work to facilitate an increased economic return from our community’s special events and festivals.
They will be working this summer on events and programs such as the BIA’s Market Thursdays, the Canada Day Celebrations, the International Tug of War, Quest for the Best, and the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
Brianne Hebert graduated from the University of Manitoba in February with a Bachelor of Recreation Management and Community Development. She will be attending Lakehead University in the fall for further studies.
Sarah Hallikas is currently attending Brandon University, and will be returning in the fall to complete the last year of her Bachelor of Music.
Sara Roach is a recent high school graduate. She will be attending Lakehead University in the fall.
The Chamber is a membership-driven organization. They are the recognized leader influencing change to create a favourable business climate.
Since 1909, they have worked to improve trade and commerce, and the economic, civic, and social well-being of the district.
The RRFDC is a community future development corporation whose economic development branch acts as the Town of Fort Frances’ economic development office. They are funded through federal, provincial, and municipal sources.