The children were the hit of the Canada Day parade in Barwick, which was held on Saturday, June 29. This year's parade include antique vehicles, tractors, and of course, the children on their bikes and waving from floats. Below, the Barwick Community Church did an excellent job of turning a fancy fishing boat into this year's float for the parade.
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J.P. Winik, centre, was honoured and thanked for his 25 years of service as a volunteer firefighter at yesterday evening's Emo municipal council meeting.
Students at Sturgeon Creek School in Barwick rehearsed a scene from Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's version of “Mary Poppins” yesterday during a dress rehearsal. Join them tomorrow (May 9) and Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. for a lively presentation. Admission is only $5.
The Emo and District Lions Club would like to thank everyone who purchased tickets for this year's “Lions' Share” grocery raffle.
Once again the profits from the draw will be going back into the district to fund several of the club's current projects.
The Lions Legacy Golf Tournament, presented by the Fort Frances Lions Club and the Fort Frances Voyageurs Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, June 22 starting at 10 a.m. at Heron Landing (Couchiching).
The cost is $100 each or $400/team, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, and supper. Entries are limited to the first 36 paid teams, with the registration deadline being June 6.
Two members of the Church of the Holy Spirit here celebrated St. Patrick's Day on Sunday by dressing for the occasion. Erma Armit and George Walsh enjoyed a little friendly competition at the church's morning service.
People from across the district were busy over the weekend with all kinds of St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary held its annual “Shamrock Tea” on Friday. A good crowd was on hand and many took advantage of the many home-made baked goods available.
The churches of Emo are hosting a five-week Lenten worship series with a soup-and-sandwich lunch.
The services will take place each Wednesday at noon at Knox United Church.
The cost is a $4 donation for lunch, with proceeds going to the United Church Mission & Service Fund and a local project.
For more than 40 years, the staff and students at Sturgeon Creek School have held their annual winter carnival on the last day before March Break. Starting with a pancake breakfast for the families, the older students always have organized and supervised various events for the younger ones. This year, everyone enjoyed a great day inside and outside in the winter weather.
The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual “Shamrock” tea and bake sale on Friday, March 15 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the hospital cafeteria.
There will be baking and goodies for sale, and a draw also will take place on a beautiful hand-made table designed and constructed by Don Manty.
Admission is $5, with tickets available at Gillons' in Emo or at the door.