Flag raising


Heather Latter

Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts volunteer Ellen Gagné, left, and Mary O’Connor, client services co-ordinator, joined Mayor Roy Avis in raising the flag at the Civic Centre on Friday afternoon to mark January as “Alzheimer Awareness Month” in Fort Frances. Alzheimer Society events this month include an Alzhimer “coffee break” hosted by Rainycrest this Wednesday (Jan. 13) from 1-3:30 p.m., a dementia experience Jan. 20 from 1-6 p.m. at the Super 8, and the annual “Forget Me Not” charitable dinner set for Jan. 30 at La Place Rendez-Vous. For more information about any of the events, call 1-800-682-0245.