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Myrna Head, from Edam, left, with her daughter Rhonda gets ready for the MS walk outside Lawrence Elementary School in North Battleford, May 27.
Myrna Head, from Edam, left, with her daughter Rhonda gets ready for the MS walk outside Lawrence Elementary School in North Battleford, May 27. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

N.B. Walk for MS raises spirits and funds for the cause

By Angela Brown
May 28, 2018 - 5:00pm

Myrna Head may not look like the typical person with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) but she has been living with the disease since 1995.

She was one of the many participants in the Walk for MS in North Battleford, Sunday.

Marc Blanchette of Marc'd Up Tattoos of Turtleford (left) gives Cathy Arnold (right) her special semicolon tattoo at today's event in support of CMHA.
Marc Blanchette of Marc'd Up Tattoos of Turtleford (left) gives Cathy Arnold (right) her special semicolon tattoo at today's event in support of CMHA. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Semicolon tattoo event deemed a huge success for CMHA

By battlefordsNOW Staff
May 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

Organizers with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Battlefords branch are thrilled with the response to their second annual Semicolon Tattoo Day held today at the CMHA office on 103 Street.

Scenes from the 2017 Race for Kids presented by the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club. This year's event is scheduled on Saturday, June 2.
Scenes from the 2017 Race for Kids presented by the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club. This year's event is scheduled on Saturday, June 2. Battlefords Boys and Girls Club/Facebook

Race for Kids fundraiser coming next month

By Roger White
May 23, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: May 24, 2018 - 2:51pm

Entering its fourth year, organizers with the Battlefords Boys and Girls Club (BBGC) are hoping for yet another record turnout for The Co-operators Race for Kids on Saturday, June 4, to raise funds for the organization's programs.

The annual Walk for Alzheimer's will take place in North Battleford this Thursday.
The annual Walk for Alzheimer's will take place in North Battleford this Thursday. File photo/paNOW Staff

N.B. Alzheimer's Walk planned for Thursday

By Angela Brown
May 22, 2018 - 2:00pm

North Battleford residents will have a chance to show their support for people living with Alzheimer's disease by taking part in an awareness walk and fundraiser planned for Thursday.

The motto for the Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer's is "Together, Let's Make Memories Matter."

The Lefebvre family make a brief stop to chat with battlefordsNOW just outside of Ruddell with hopes of reaching Saskatoon by Tuesday.
The Lefebvre family make a brief stop to chat with battlefordsNOW just outside of Ruddell with hopes of reaching Saskatoon by Tuesday. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lefebvre family raising cancer awareness one step at a time

By Roger White
May 21, 2018 - 1:00pm

There is an old adage that says "a family that plays together, stays together;" however, for Jim Lefebvre and his family, it could be said that "a family that walks many miles together brings many smiles together."

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