Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Overtime needed to decide nail biter, Sachigo Warriors win
Everyone was on the edge of their seats the noise reached a fevered pitch as fans from the Sachigo Warriors and the Mishkeegogamang Falcons tried to out-cheer each other.
Anti-Racism report needs community response
The Sioux Lookout Anti-Racism Committee commissioned a report about race relations in Sioux Lookout last year and now it is time for the community to get involved said Rachel Garrick, chair of the committee.
Local hospital accepts grant for new equipment
The Ontario government is distributing a total of $189.5 million in grants this year across Northwestern Ontario. The purpose is to make sure that hospitals, cancer treatment centres and emergency health services can upgrade and modernize their equipment. In Sioux Lookout the DHC (District Health Centre) will receive $190,644 and the Kenora District Ambulance Service will receive $74,529.
Chamber makes final donation
Harvey Friesen co-chair of the Sioux Lookout Chamber of Commerce Cash Calendar Committee presents a cheque to Marnie Hoey, president of the District Health Fund. The cheque, for $1647.50, brings the total amount of money raised to $21,647.50. The proceeds were raised from the sale of the 1999 cash calendars. The fundraiser was a kick-off campaign to raise money for a new hospital. (from left) Kathryn Davidson, Marnie Hoey, Harvey Friesen and Christine Hoey – Chamber of Commerce president.