Thursday, April 7, 2011
Silver medalist figure skater Elizabeth Manley is helping honour the Alzheimer Society. Manley was their guest speaker at the local chapter's fundraiser. Manley says she personally wants to say thank you to the organization. The Olympic skater lost her father to the disease in October. The fundraiser also marked the 25th anniversary of the local Alzheimer's Chapter.
There is no shortage of choices for voters in today's Fort William First Nation band elections. Electoral Officer Kimberly Pelletier says there is almost 70 people running for Councillor and 8 for Chief and residents can come to the Community Centre to vote. Polls will close at 8 tonight with results expected tomorrow morning.