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Leading way

Cleo Reynolds, led by her mother, Shari, competed in this year's “Pole Bending" competition during the horse show. Despite the heat, "Zack” was calm and collected throughout the afternoon's events. All the young people who competed were rewarded with applause from those on hand.

Dual sawing

Vaughn Wilson, one of this year's rookie loggers, and his sister, Sis McCormick, took part in this year's “Jack and Jill” cross-cut saw competition when females from the crowd are invited to come down to compete with one of the loggers. There were several women willing to test their skills this year.

Lions' golf tourney coming up soon

For those who love golfing, or for anyone who just wants to have a good time, the Lions clubs of Rainy River District will be holding their “Lions Legacy Golf Tournament” on Saturday, July 29 beginning at 9 a.m. at Kitchen Creek.

Lions around the world are celebrating their 100th anniversary and this tournament is the local clubs' contribution to the celebrations.

Deck ribbon-cutting

The Emo and District Lions Club officially opened its observation deck at the west end of Emo. District Governor Mel Milender had the honour of cutting the ribbon as Kent Ogden, left, club president Jodi Pellerin, and club treasurer Jason Lilley were among those looking on. The benches are in place so be sure drop by to enjoy the view and visit with friends.