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Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2013

The tremendous outpouring of generosity within the French River municipality was evident today as donors responded to the need for assistance, offering clothing, furniture, appliances, bedding, children’s toys and much, much more for Marc Forget, Melanie Routhier, and their children.

Marc and Melanie would like to extend a warm "Thank you" to each and every member of the community that has been able to assist them while they undergo the task of rebuilding their life after the tragic loss of their home. All of the members of the French River Fire Department would also like to thank the members of our community for showing the spirit of togetherness in such a short period of time.

Posted: Saturday, September 21, 2013

his past Wednesday on Dry Pine Bay Rd, there was a disastrous fire, which took the home of Melanie Routhier and Marc Forget, along with their two children, 5 year old Hunter and 2 year old Genivieve. The couple did not have house insurance.

The French River Fire Department has organized a trust account for the family at the Caisse Populaire d'Alban, the number of the account is 6918 if you'd like to make a donation. Furthermore, the fire hall in Alban will be opening this Sunday (Spetember 22, 2013) from 10am to 4pm for donations from the community.

For more information, you can contact Fire Chief Jacques Bouffard at 705-898-2973 or 705-691-1351.

Let's come together as a community to support a family in need!

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