A large crowd attended the Emo Legion’s fish fry on Saturday. More than 180 people gathered to meet with friends from across the district and to enjoy another wonderful meal served by the Legion’s kitchen volunteers.
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On Feb. 3-5, members of the Fort Frances Lions, Voyageurs Lions, and Emo and District Lions attended the annual mid-winter convention, which took place this year at the Sawmill Inn in Grand Rapids, Mn.
Thirty clubs attended from the 5M10 district, which includes Northwestern Ontario and northern Minnesota, with an additional 10 clubs visiting from other districts.
The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #99 in Emo will be hosting another fantastic fish fry this Saturday (Feb. 11) starting at 5 p.m.
The cost will be $13 for adults and $5 for kids six and under, with the meal sure to be another sell-out.
Everyone is invited to come out for a great meal, meet up with some friends, and support the local Legion.
The 3:16 Club resumed today (Feb. 1) and will run every Wednesday from 3:30-5 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church next to Borderland Esso in Emo.
Children from senior kindergarten to Grade 5 are invited to play games, sing, hear a Bible story, and do lots of fun activities with cool and caring teen and adult leaders.
The club is free and children are welcome to join at any time.
Since it was first organized is 1900, members of the Rainy River District Agricultural Society quietly have spent many hours behind the scenes planning and implementing successful fall fairs in Emo each August for the participants, workers, vendors, and visitors to the district alike.
The toboggan race was one of the favourite events as students took part in Crossroads School’s annual winter carnival last Friday. By all accounts, everyone had a great time participating in the various activities arranged by staff and volunteers.
The Scott Woods Band travels extensively throughout Canada each year helping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for churches, charities, and other community organizations.
This year, the Canadian championship fiddler is scheduled to play at the Emo Legion on May 11.
Last year’s show, entitled “All Aboard,” was enjoyed by a large crowd at Robert Moore School.
Members of Fort Dance Studio entertained nearly 90 people at the Emo and District Lions Club’s second-annual “Rabbie Burns Supper” on Saturday night at the Emo Legion. The girls performed a couple of traditional Scottish dances, including the “Sword Dance” and the “Highland Fling.”
The next men’s breakfast meeting will take place this Saturday (Jan. 21) starting at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
This month’s $10 buffet, which costs $10, will feature guest speaker Steve Toriseva of Emo.
Toriseva, who loves the outdoors, including hunting and fishing, earns his living doing what he enjoys most.
The next meeting of the Donald Young School pupil accommodation review committee will take place there tomorrow (Jan. 12) from 7-9 p.m.
If you have something to add to the discussion, or just would like to receive an update on what may happen to our local school, plan on attending.
One of the factors being investigated is “value of the school to the community.”