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5th Hike for Hospice - Geraldton

Hospice Northwest Geraldton is holding its 5th Hike for Hospice this coming Saturday, May 25th. Pledge Sheets can still be picked up at Stedmans or the Town office until Wednesday of this week. Hike begins this coming Saturday with Opening ceremony beginning at 2 pm in the lobby of the Geraldton District Hospital. Funds raised supports the local Hospice program, training and the purchase of resources.

Garage Sale

Town of Marathon
Garage Sale

Saturday, May 25 (Rain Date Sunday, May 26) 10:00am - 4:00pm

Dig out those unwanted treasures hidden away in your attic, basement, closets, and garage to get ready for the Town-Wide Garage Sale!

Participating residents will conduct their sale at their own home. Your address will be included on a  map provided to bargain seekers on the day of the sale. You get loads of free advertising for your garage sale. So, start your cleaning and get your sale registered today!

For more information or to register call the Community Service & Recreation Department

Telephone:  807-229-9943

Technology Tips for Cell Phones - Manitouwadge

Technology Tips MAy 27th to 30th from 1 till 3:30. Learn all the functions in your cell phones, what they do, how to use them, learn how to add and send pictures, make contact lists, appt reminders, notes, etc. Learn more about Facebook, how to join groups, sell items, add friends and a whole lot more. You will be surprised by what your device can do. Call Liana to register at 826 4263.

Tech Mondays - Red Rock

Tech Mondays at the Red Rock Public Library in partnership with Superior North Adult Learning Association.
Bring in your laptop, cell phone, tablet to learn new tips and tricks! No appointment necessary!
630- 8 pm on Monday May 27th!

30th Hornepayne Public Awareness Day

Join us at the Hornepayne Legion Hall on Friday, May 31 from 10:00am - 3:00pm for the 30th Hornepayne Public Awareness Day. Various agencies and community service providers will have display tables set up allowing the residents of Hornepayne the opportunity to become informed of the many services available to them. *free draws to enter *free promotional items to take home *Legion Ladies Auxiliary will be selling lunch.

18th Annual Health Fair-Geraldton

Learn about the various health services & resources within your community and surrounding area that can help improve your health and quality of life - physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually. May 31 from 11:00 to 1:30.

There will be a presentation "Dressing Made Easy & Pain Free" by The Whole Nine Yards Carefree Clothing & Manufacturing located in Thunder Bay.


Spring Clean Up Week - Hornepayne

Spring Clean Up Week - Hornepayne

Spring Clean-Up Week June 1st to June 7th, 2019

Community Wide Yard Sale - Red Rock

One man's trash is another man's treasure!!" Come join the residents of Red Rock in the Community Wide Yard Sale!!
Come to Red Rock Saturday June, 1 from 10-2 pm for the Community wide yard sale.
Visit any local business on Saturday to grab your map and list of all the households participating in this event!
Want to do some spring cleaning? Please contact Ashley Davis at or 807 886 2704 to be put on the participant list.

Garage Sale - Geraldton

Garage Sale - Geraldton

Garage Sale June 1st and 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no early birds please) at #1 MacLeod Townsite.

Casque Isles Trail Sweep - Schreiber

The Casque Isles Trail Club is sponsoring a Trail Sweep on June 1st/2nd and all volunteers are welcome to assist in clearing brush, deadfalls from the trail as well as installing markers and new signage. Volunteers must be able to hike over uneven terrain with some wet areas and many inclines/declines, Hiking Boots or other appropriate footwear is necessary. Bring a lunch and drinks, a barbecue will be provided at day's end on Schreiber Beach. All interested volunteers and Club members will meet at Schreiber Beach Parking lot at 09:00 on June 1st, for more information contact.
Dan McGrath at 807-824-2016

Thunder Bay - Walk for Arthritis

The Walk for Arthritis is a one day community-based event that raises much needed funds for the more than 6 million Canadians affected by arthritis. The Walk for Arthritis was started in 2009 by small community groups who decided that people living with arthritis needed more support and who realized that if more funds could be raised, they might make a difference to their future. Address: Prince Arthur's Landing Marina Park, Baggage Building Art Centre 2200 Sleeping Giant Parkway Thunder Bay P7A 0E7 Route Options: 1km and 5km Registration Open: 10:00 AM Walk Start Time: 11:00 AM Contact: Shawna Beaulieu Phone: 807-345-9535 ext. 1 Email: Register at

Walk for Arthritis

Walk for Arthritis

Once you have decided you want to join the arthritis community across Canada to show your support you can do that in a variety of ways: walk and fundraise, donate to a participant or volunteer! There are more than 6 million Canadians who will benefit in small and large ways from each step you take. 

Walk with us to help change the future of the 1 in 5 Canadians living with arthritis.
Register at
Sunday, June 2, 2019 Start time: 10:00 am at Prince Arthur’s Landing, Marina Park. Baggage Building Art Centre, 2200 Sleeping Giant Parkway, Thunder Bay.

Garage Sale - Geraldton

Garage Sale - Geraldton

Garage Sale June 1st and 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (no early birds please) at #1 MacLeod Townsite.

Prom 2019

Prom 2019 is coming to Geraldton Composite High School on June 6th, 2019. MuchMusic has video and music at the dance. Tickets are $10. Starts at 8PM and ends at 11PM. Students who skip classes are not permitted to enter the dance.

Longlac - Fathers Day BBQ, Yardsale, Craft & Vendor Sale

Calling all crafters and vendors to participate in our Father's Day Sale. This is a school organized event, which will feature craft and vendor booths, a yard sale, a BBQ, draws and various kids activities. Cost: $25.00 per table + $15.00 per additional table Registration is on a first come, first paid basis. Deadline to apply is May 29.

Annual Pie Sale & Penny Auction- Terrace Bay

North Shore Harvest Cupboard (food bank) is having their annual Pie Sale & Penny Auction on Saturday, June 8 starting at 1:00.  If you are able to donate a pie, please bring it to the Municipal Building (old library) from 10 - 1:00pm.
Doors open @ 1:00pm Calling starts @2:30

5th Annual Marathon & District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards & Gala

5th Annual Marathon & District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards & Gala

The 5th Annual Marathon & District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards & Gala is proudly supported by our Platinum Sponsors: Fountain Tire, Valard Construction & Barrick Gold - Hemlo.

Join us in celebrating over 150 nominations and recognizing 50+ nominees as we unveil this year's winners across 9 award categories!

Event Details:
Saturday, June 8th 2019
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Loyal Order of Moose
Age of Majority Required

Tickets are available at Northwest Employment Works and Spadoni Motors Marathon. Reserve yours now by contacting Dayna Bobrowski-Lowndes at 807.620.3311 or Greg Vallance at 807.228.3622


Bed Golf & Beyond

Bed Golf & Beyond

Bed Golf & Beyond fundraiser tournmanet. Proceeds towards new beds in long term and acute care units.

Arise Women’s Retreat

Arise Women’s Retreat takes place from June 14-16, 2019 at Dorion Bible Camp, Hwy 17, Dorion.

Rise to New Heights & Live Your Destiny
• Join us as we unite together to be encouraged, empowered, refreshed and immersed in the Word of God
• Anointed speakers & dynamic workshops
• Praise & Worship by Linda Chum-Martin

Registration $120.00 by June 10, 2019
Registration includes two nights shared accommodations (bring own bedding/sleeping bag/pillow); excellent meals and various fun activities
For more information and to register, please call:
Pastor Bev Wesley 807-853-2013 or
Nicole Beaulieu 807-853-0051
This event is hosted by Faith City Church Geraldton

30th Annual Terrace Bay Fsh Derby

Fish from June 15-July 1 for the 30th annual Terrace Bay Fish Derby. 6 fish categories. Ladies Mystery Draw door prize to be drawn at the Terrace Bay arena on July 1st. Adult Tickets $30 and Children’s tickets $8. Purchase tickets in Terrace Bay at the LCBO, Home Hardware, The Olive House. In Schreiber tickets can be purchased at The Great Outdoors, LCBO and Cebrario’s Hardware. Last day to purchase tickets is June 14th. For more info call Chris at 824-3434.

5Km Run/Walk

5Km Run/Walk

Colour It Up!  is a 5km Run/Walk in support of programs and services that the Seizure & Brain Injury Centre offers.

BBQ, great prizes and children's face painting  table.  June 15th.

Quilt show - Marathon

Marathon Quilt Show
St John's United Church
10 till 4 PM
Admission by donation
Donations to go to Wilson Memorial Hospital for x-ray machine.

Marathon quilters are invited to display 2 quilts or other quilted projects.


Marathon 75th Anniversary Bingo

Celebrate Marathon's 75th Anniversary with the Marathon Figure Skating Club Evening Bingo. Two 50/50 Games, Two Specials, Two Mini Jackpots and a Jackpot of $2000!
Sunday, June 23rd - Marathon Moose Hall - Doors Open at 3 pm, Calling Starts at 4pm.
Admission $40 for 9 to view - 10 games INCLUDING the jackpots! Lic # M813126

Senior Volunteers In Service

The Senior Volunteer In Service Program Needs You! Support a friendly visit to a senior in Your Community Today! One hour of your time can make a difference! Call Darcie at 1 807 853 2182 or pick up a volunteer application form from your local North of Superior Counselling Programs Office.

33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery

 CFNO is proud to support the 33rd Annual Canada Day Rotary House Lottery !

The Grand Prize Draw will take place on CANADA DAY at the Waterfront at approx. 6:30 pm at Marina Park

Come see this fantastic home for yourself at 137 Dogwood Cres Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 5 PM

Or take the virtual tour online at :

Tickets are on sale now! $100 per ticket or 3 for $250

This lottery is open to anyone 18 years of age and over. Tickets must be purchased in Ontario.

Ontario Lottery License # 10625
Where to buy tickets:

• Airlane Hotel and Conference Centre (Cash only)
• Balmoral Park Acura
• Best Western Plus Nor'Wester Hotel & Conference Centre
• Finnish Bookstore
• Fort William Rotarians
• George Jeffrey Children's Centre
• George's Market
• J B Evans
• Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation
• Wanson Lumber

About the house:

Our Grand Prize Draw this year is a fabulous 1790 square foot (approximately) home built by Lorimar Construction Ltd. (Mario Michieli). The house, valued at $590,489 (includes HST), features three bedrooms on the main floor plus an additional two downstairs (basement), four-piece each in main bathroom, ensuite and basement, engineered hardwood floors main floor, granite counter tops in kitchen, high-efficiency furnace, air conditioning and air exchange system, upgraded trim package, finished basement with wet bar, gas fireplace and comes with a set of 4 Frigidaire Gallery kitchen appliances.

Early Bird Draws:

As always, we are including an additional $50,000 (10 X $5,000) in Early Bird draws. So, for $100 you have the opportunity to win a GRAND TOTAL OF $640,489 IN PRIZES.

The first EARLY BIRD draw will be April 17th, where $5,000 will be given away. Then each Wednesday thereafter, until June 19th, another $5,000 will be awarded. You are welcome to come to BDO, 1095 Barton Street at 4:30 pm on each Early Bird date to view the draw.

All Early Bird draw winners will be contacted by phone following the draw, announced in the Chronical Journal and on our website, two days following the draws.

Date of Draw Prize Value
17 April 2019 $5,000
24 April 2019 $5,000
1 May 2019 $5,000
8 May 2019 $5,000
15 May 2019 $5,000
22 May 2019 $5,000
29 May 2019 $5,000
5 June 2019 $5,000
12 June 2019 $5,000
19 June 2019 $5,000

The proceeds of the lottery go to help many projects, large and small, in Thunder Bay and region. This is your opportunity to help the people of your community. Rest assured your purchase makes a difference.


Thunder Bay Bordercats Baseball 2019 Season

CFNO is proud to support the Thunder Bay Bordercats Baseball 2019 Season.

May 28- August 11 ( Regular Season)

MEGA Mondays
All You Can Eat (hot dogs, hamburgers, sausages, chicken sandwiches + fountain pop)
$32 (includes $14 3rd Base Party Deck ticket)
TOONIE Tuesdays
$2 Kids Tickets
$2 Pizza Slices
$2 Pop
WEENIE Wednesdays
$1 Hot Dogs
THIRSTY Thursdays
$5 Tall Boys from Sleeping Giant Brewery
$4 Italian Sausage/Meatball Subs
STEAK, SPUD & A BUD Saturdays
8 oz Steak, Baked Potato & a Budweiser Tall Boy
$35 (includes $14 3rd Base Party Deck ticket)
4 Grandstand Tickets, 4 Hot Dogs, 4 Popcorn/Old Dutch Chips, 4 Fountain Pop
All prices include HST.

Season Tickets- For all 36 regular season home games!
Adult: $299 + HST
Senior (60+) $249 + HST
Student (with student ID card): $249 + HST
Children (includes FREE Border Cat Kids Club Membership): $159.29 + HST
• guaranteed the same grandstand seat for all 36 home games
• 20% off Border Cats team merchandise
• free general admission ticket to away games at all NWL ballparks, subject to seat availability
• priority seating for all 2019 Border Cats home playoff games
• first right to renew your seat for the 2020 season

GAME DAY TICKETS- Grandstand/Party Decks/1st Base Bleachers
Adult: $14.00
Senior (60+): $12.00
Students (with student ID card): $12.00
Children (4-12): $5.00
Infants (3 and under): FREE
FLEX PACKS- Vouchers for grandstand seats – pick the game and pick your seats!
10 ticket vouchers – $99 + HST
Box Office Hours:
(located on 3rd base side on Lisgar St.)
10 am – bottom of the 5th inning
Monday – Friday 11 am – 3 pm
Baseball Buddies:

If you have a baseball team; young or old, that would like to run out onto the field with the
Border Cat players during the performance of the anthems, we would like to make it happen for you.
Free game tickets to Port Arthur Stadium for a team of 15 (including Players and Coaches)
Players must proudly wear their Team Jersey on the field
Name Recognition announcements during your special night
Meet and Greet with Border Cats players and coaches
Maximum 1 team per game
Dates are booked on a first come, first serve basis
Please email for more information and available dates!
Group Outings:

Adults – $30
Children – $20
Includes choice of the following 2 food items each: hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, sausages and chicken sandwiches. Plus side salad & bottle of pop/water.
Price includes game ticket.

Adults – $35
Children – $25
Includes choice of the following 2 food items each: pulled pork sandwiches or beef on a bun.
Plus side salad & bottle of pop/water.
Price includes game ticket.

For groups of 50 or more, please contact the Border Cats office at 766-2287 to inquire about special food packages from Salt & Pepper Catering, with options for other barbeque items including pig roast.
Group outing prices include HST.

Birthday Parties:

Parties start at $250- included 10 children & 2 adults ( additional children are $20 each)

Parties include:
-game admission
-kids zone access
-pizza party
-private area off first base side
-custom invitations
-meet the players
-opportunity to throw the first pitch
-Bordercats T-Shirt for the birthday boy/girl

Call 767-CATS to book your birthday party!
Bat Girl/Bat Boy
Becoming a Border Cats Bat Boy/Bat Girl
The Bat Boy/Bat Girl is an integral part of the Border Cats team. They ensure that all players’ on-field needs are met so everyone can play their best and give our fans a great show!
As a Bat Boy/Bat Girl you will get to meet and talk with the players and coaches; learn inside tips on what “pro ball’ is all about and see each and every play from on the field.
You provide;
· Baseball Pants & Proper Shoes
· Must have basic knowledge of baseball
· Min. age 8 yrs. old (League Rules)
· Must be available to work entire game
· Arrive 1/2 Hour Before Start Time
We provide;
· Light Snack During Game
· Helmet & Jersey
This job is not for everyone – the Bat Boy/Bat Girl position is a demanding job requiring stamina and a positive attitude. Every day holds a unique experience often with tight timelines, so Bat Boys/Girls need to be smart, dependable, alert, and flexible. Bat Boys/Girls may see and hear things from adult players that may be inappropriate for children. Prospective applicants and their parents must be aware that these things do occur, and should consider this prior to making application.
Host Families:
Benefits of Being a Border Cats Host Family:
• Each member of your immediate family will receive FREE season tickets
• 20% off all merchandise from the Cat Shack
• Passes for the entire family to any away Northwoods League game
• Host Family Appreciation Night at end of season
• The player will be a positive role model for your children
• You will be more involved with the community
• You will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the future of a young man
• You might be getting to know a future Major League Baseball star

For more info including schedule/ team roster/ stats/ standings/teams visit :

Winnie's Home Town Festival, Tradeshow - White River

Looking for vendors for the Winnie the Pooh Tradeshow taking place August 16th Friday 5-9pm, August 17th Saturady 12-5pm. Email: .

Are you impacted by multiple myeloma?

Are you impacted by multiple myeloma?

We’re looking for volunteers to coordinate the 2019 Multiple Myeloma March and/or the local support group.

Being a Myeloma Support Group Facilitator gives you the opportunity to meet and exchange with others who are facing similar challenges, seek information and resources and find support.

As a Multiple Myeloma March Leader, you will be part of our signature event, a 5km walk in communities across the country to increase awareness and raise funds for clinical research, for accelerated access to new, and gamechanging therapies for Canadians.

If you are interested, please contact us at, or call 1 888 798-5771.


Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

CFNO is proud to support the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Thunder Bay 2020

February 25-29, 2020

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held in Thunder Bay February 25-29, 2020 at various locations throughout the city.

About Special Olympics Canada:
Established in 1969, the Canadian chapter of this international movement is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through the transformative power and joy of sport. Operating out of sport clubs in 12 provincial and territorial Chapters, this grassroots movement reaches beyond the sphere of sport to empower individuals, change attitudes and build communities. From two-year-olds to mature adults, more than 45,000 athletes with an intellectual disability are registered in Special Olympics year-round programs across Canada. They are supported by more than 21,000 volunteers, including more than 16,000 trained coaches.

About the Games:
1200 athletes, coaches, managers and mission staff
800 friends and family
500 volunteers
60 technical officials
50 special Olympics Canada family and sponsors
8 events
5 days

Alpine Skiing- taking place at Loch Lomand
Cross Country Skiing- taking place at Kamview Nordic Centre
Curling- taking place at Fort William Curling Club
Figure Skating- taking place at Thunder Bay Tournament Centre
Floor Hockey- taking place at Lakehead University C.J Sanders Fieldhouse
Snowshoeing- taking place at Chapples Golf Course
Speed Skating- taking place at Delany Arena
Five-Pin Bowling- taking place at Galaxy Lanes

The Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 Special Olympics Canada Winter Games will be held on Tuesday, February 25 at the Fort William Gardens,  where they will kick off the festivities by showcasing the true spirit of the Special Olympics movement.
A full event schedule of each event can be found at

Draft an Athlete
Sponsor a special Olympics athlete. Make a dream
The Draft an Athlete program helps support the cost for each and every athlete, one at a time. A $500 donation will draft one athlete to participate in the games, but more importantly nit will let one athlete live their dream of participating
To donate visit

Volunteer registration for the games will open in Fall 2019!
If you are looking for a planning position on a Committee and have time to dedicate to organizing the Games, please email and someone will contact you!