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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat
Fort Frances Marina ~ Monday July 1, 2013 ~ 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

Come on down to the Sorting Gap and join in the fun at the 2nd annual Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Festival!  This FUN event features amateur crews competing against each other.  2012 Dragon Boat Photos 14 paddlers on each team, plus one drummer. Team members between the ages of 14 and 18 must obtain a guardian's signature to participate. There must be a minimum of 8 females on each team.
 $25 per person* registration fee covers event costs.
*Non-refundable and non- transferable.

 Teams participate in 250 metre sprints followed by the semi-finals then the final race. You don't need to be a superstar; Dragon Boating suits all ages and athletic abilities!  Each team will attend one practice for one hour during the week prior to the Festival.

Register today as a team, or as an individual - and we will find you a team! Click on the Registration page or call Sarah at 274-2282.

We are also looking for volunteers to help out during the event.  To volunteer, please call Sarah or fill out a volunteer form and drop it off at NCDS or fax to 274-2352.

Volunteer Form:
Registration Page:

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Fort Frances Fly-in Drive-in BBQ

Car Shows in June

The Wild Child'z Car Show will be held at the Fort Frances High School on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 1:00-3:00 p.m.
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The International Early Iron Car Club will be having their Annual Scott Street Show and Shine on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  BBQ Food available.

Registration for the Show & Shine is $15 per vehicle, with trophies, draws, and prizes for the participants including the spectators vote for the "People's Choice" trophy.

For more information, please call Wayne 274-1450 or Al 486-0360.
Everyone Welcome!!!

Monday, May 27, 2013

Social Media Workshop

Rainy River Future Development Corporation, in partnership with the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre is hosting a Social Media Strategy Workshop.

This workshop is designed for business owners, managers, and staff that are in charge of the social media marketing in your business or organization.  The ICT Specialist from the Innovation Centre will present on the secrets of social media.  After the general presentation, there will be 12 spots available for a coaching session.  Please book now to hold your spot as seating is limited.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Emo Farmers' Market


Emo Farmers' Market
Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Under the Grandstand at the Fairgrounds in Emo.

All locally made, baked or grown products...Come out to support our vendors and help our market grow.