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If you’re looking to snag an early bird ticket on the PJs and Pearls Virtual Gala, don’t delay! The deadline for the Early Bird Draw of a Guess Purse is October 31.
The PJs and Pearls Virtual Gala is the biggest pyjama party in town. Organized by the Fort Frances Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 29, the event, which will be broadcast over Facebook Live on November 28, will feature dinner delivery, games, prizes, entertainment and contests. A silent auction and raffles will also be held.
Tickets are available from Christina McDougall , at 807-271-4292. For more information, visit the Legion Ladies on Facebook


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The deadline for the “This Old newspaper!?” readership contest, is drawing near. The Ontario Community Newspaper Association and the Fort Frances Times have teamed up to open the contest to our readership. Use old newspapers to create and construct an original item, and bring it to our office by Thursday, August 27, to enter to win a $1,000 prize. Entries will be posted online, with others from across the province, for an online public voting event, to determine the grand prize winner. Let your imagination be your guide – home decor, clothing. The sky’s the limit. At least 70 per cent of the piece should be newspaper with the rest being allowed for structural elements. In addition to the item, submit a short write-up and a few photos of how the piece was created.There are three categories available: Open, Junior under 12, and Family. For more information, contact our office at tips@fortfrances.com, or call 274-5373.

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