Lakers In The Community

December 4, 2021
Fort Frances Lakers President, Gary Silander, and United Native Friendship Centre Homelessness Outreach Worker, Jennifer Kivimaki, participated in the Annual Stuff-A-Cruiser event held in Fort Frances and at multiple locations across the Rainy River District on Saturday.
The Lakers bus was filled twice and made deliveries to the UNFC and Salvation Army food banks.
Community members and Lakers fans were also able to tour the new bus.

November 20, 2021
Players from the Fort Frances Lakers participated in a Family Skate Day at 'The Duke' arena on Couchiching First Nation, sponsored by the United Native Friendship Centre.  Pictured below with the Lakers is UNFC Healthy Living for Kids worker Lori Leduc-Harrison.

November 6, 2021
Members of the Fort Frances Lakers participated in the Friends & Family Community Lot Hockey Tournament, held at Fort Frances GM and hosted by the Beyak Automotive Group.

October 24, 2021
Players from the Fort Frances Lakers spent their weekend off cleaning and re-painting their dressing room.  Team building at its finest.

September 30, 2021
The Fort Frances Lakers participated in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, honoring the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families, and communities.
The team participated in the walk, met survivors and elders, and learned a bit about the Anishinaabe culture.

September 29, 2021
The Fort Frances Lakers tied orange ribbons on the Highway 11 overpass in Fort Frances to raise awareness about the damaging effects the residential school system had on indigenous communities.