Emma T. and her sister, Molly, from Crossroads School in Devlin, were on hand at the Emo and District Lions Club's September meeting to tell members about her experience this summer at the Diabetes Canada Camp (D-Camp) in Kenora. Emma was sponsored by the club to attend the camp in August. She did a great presentation, which was warmly received by all those on hand.
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A men's fellowship breakfast will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
Come for a delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends.
Pastor Kasey, interim pastor at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo, will be our speaker.
Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12/person.
The next “Country Jam” will take place on Friday, Sept. 21 starting around 7 p.m. at the Emo Legion.
Admission is $2, which is used to help pay the bill for the lights and air conditioning.
If you love to dance, or just like sitting and listening to some old country tunes, then mark the date on your calendar, bring a friend, and plan on having a wonderful evening.
The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society's raffle this year features a 2018 Yamaha Viking 700 ATV as the top prize.
The winning ticket will be drawn at the Emo-La Vallee rec centre on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 p.m. so it's important to get your ticket as soon as possible.
Tickets cost $20 each, with only 5,000 being printed.
On an evening where there were several events happening around the district, this month's “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion still was a big hit with the old-time country enthusiasts.
The dance floor was crowded and there was a good turnout of musicians. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed the music.
Science North will be holding a free “Robots en Route” workshop on Tuesday, July 24 for children aged seven-12.
Call the Emo Public Library at 482-2575 for more information or to register (space is limited).
A reminder the TD summer reading program also is underway at the EPL.
Draw winners from the recent “Strawberry Social” held by the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary included Mamie Herdman of Fort Frances (wooden lawn chairs donated by Nestor Falls Hardware) and Shirley Brown of Nestor Falls (solar lights).
Shirley Wilson of Emo won the door prize.
The auxiliary members thank all who donated, attended, and worked at the event.
This year's “Strawberry Social” hosted by the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary was deemed a success by those on hand.
The hospital cafeteria indeed was a busy place as people from across the district came out for some strawberry shortcake and tea/coffee, as well as to visit with friends they hadn't seen in a while.
The first barn concert of the season at Cornell Farms will be R&B singer Mark Reeves on Monday, June 11 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The Emo and District Lions Club's inaugural “dog walk” on Sunday afternoon was deemed a success by those in attendance.
Thanks to the donations of the public who supported the eight dogs and their 22 walkers, and a matching donation from a generous sponsor, the club raised $1,473 for the Dog Guides of Canada.