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'Country Rewind' to perform next month

The Country Band, “Country Rewind” will perform some of the greatest country hits, Karaoke Style in the Emo Legion on Feb. 8, 2020, starting at 7 p.m. The cost of admission for the evening of entertainment and dancing will be only $5. Sing along, dance and enjoy a night down memory lane with this group from Atikokan. Come out for a great evening and support the Emo Legion.

Country Jams still going strong

The “Country Jams" for Emo will be on Jan. 17, Feb. 21 and March 13, 2020 at the Emo Legion. For a great evening of old time favourites with family and friends please mark these dates on your calendar. The musicians will start playing sometime around 7 p.m. and will play until 10 p.m. or a little later. The bar will be open and the kitchen staff may be available to cook your favourite snack.

Men's Breakfast scheduled for Saturday, January 18

There will be a Men's Fellowship Breakfast at the Emo Legion, Saturday January 18th @ 08:00 am. Come for delicious breakfast and enjoy fellowship with old and new friends. Gord Armstrong of Rainy River will be our speaker. Men and boys of all ages are welcome, cost per person is $12. For more information call Ted @ 807-275-6573

SCS concert #2

The Grade 7/8 Christmas Lip Sync Battle was an imaginative performance during the Sturgeon Creek School Christmas concert last week. Various groups from the class put in a wide variety of acts during the concert. At the end of the performance, the emcee asked the audience to judge the groups with their applause.

'Glowing' praise

The Grade 1 class at Sturgeon Creek School performed a creative “Black Light” performance of the Christmas Nativity during their annual Christmas concert last week. Their efforts were met with a warm round of applause from an appreciative audience.

Lest we forget

Mayor Harold McQuaker, accompanied by his granddaughter, Karsyn, placed a wreath at the Emo cenotaph during the Remembrance Day ceremony there Monday. A large group of local residents, as well as the staff and students of Donald Young School, attended the service.

Lions' auction

Auctioneer Bud McQuaker did an excellent job of getting the crowd to bid on the items during the live auction on Saturday night. The club would like to thank him for volunteering his services and all those who donated so many fabulous prizes.

'Drive Away Hunger'

Harsha Rathod, a senior accountant at BDO Canada here, collected food donations as part of Farm Credit Canada's “Drive Away Hunger” campaign last Friday at Cloverleaf Grocery in Emo. BDO staff collected $883 and 464 lbs. of food which went to the Emo Food Bank located in the former St. George's Anglican Church.