Raising the flag for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts client services co-ordinator Mary O’Connor, left, Randy Wilde, Fort Frances mayor Andrew Hallikas, Bev Sisco, bylaw officer Katelyn Svoboda and Bill and Pam Harrison were all on-hand Wednesday, January 4, 2023 for the raising of the Alzheimer Society Flag at the Fort Frances Civic Centre to recognize Alzheimer Awareness Month this January. The Society has a number of events planned to help spread the word and raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, including a Skate for Alzheimer’s event to be held at the Memorial Sports Centre on Sunday, January 15, as well as a Dementia 101 virtual education session to be held on Zoom on Thursday, January 26. For more information about these events, contact the Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts at 807-486-1516. – Ken Kellar photo