The Emo Dental Office (above) entered a float in the annual “Holly Daze” parade Friday evening in Emo—complete with a very friendly giant tooth and gingerbread men and other goodies. Meanwhile, the Goodmans and friends (below) gathered on a float to roast some marshmallows and welcome everyone to drop by their business during the holiday season.
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Vendors and crafters are reminded to book your table early for “Holly Daze” at the Emo-La Vallee Arena.
“Shopping Craze" will take place upstairs at the arena this Saturday (Dec. 2) from 1-3:30 p.m. in conjunction with "Holly Daze” festivities in Emo.
To book a table, call 482-2378 or contact the municipality via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Champion fiddler Scott Woods' old-time Christmas concert will take place next Wednesday (Nov. 29) at 7 p.m. at Knox United Church in Fort Frances.
Tickets are available at Fort Frances General Supply and Brockie's Jewellers, or by contacting Bill Gushulak at 274-3891/275-9252 or via e-mail at email@example.com
The next “Country Jam” will be held this Friday (Nov. 17) at the Emo Legion.
If you enjoy dancing or just listening to old-time country music, plan to attend.
There will be no “Jam” in December but they will resume in 2018 (dates will be announced in the coming weeks).
Ross Donaldson read the names of the fallen at the cenotaph in Devlin during Saturday morning's Remembrance Day service there as Flight Sgt. Elizabeth DeGagne and the other air cadets stood guard. A large crowd was on hand to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.
The Emo and District Lions' Club's annual “Hunters' Dinner” was a total success despite the inclement weather.
About 300 people enjoyed a fantastic meal of moose roast, deer stew, bear/apple sausage, fish, and a delicious dessert.
The evening also included a penny table, a 50/50 draw, a pie roulette game, and a draw for a new rifle.
Several local runners excelled at the 46th-annual Mid-Canada Elementary School Run held Saturday at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay.
Although school are permitted and encouraged to bring teams of eight to this annual event, district runners ran as individuals.
In the girls' race, Alexia Gate of Nestor Falls School finished first with a time of 11:53.
Firefighters from across the district were on hand Saturay for a fire safety demonstration at Cloverleaf in Emo. Ben and Emily Olson were on hand to assist in setting up the display, as well as handing out safety reminder information to everyone who stopped by. Be sure to thank our volunteer firefighters for their hard work and dedication.
Participation was high at this year's annual cross-country meet at Crossroads School in Devlin on Friday. Runners from schools across Rainy River District enjoyed a brisk fall day as they competed against friends from other schools. Everyone had a great day and most were pleased with their results.
The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary's annual fall tea and bake sale was a great success Friday afternoon, with many people attending.
The beautiful log bird feeder was won by Linda Kreger.
A big “thank you” to all who came out from Emo and the surrounding communities to help support the auxiliary's tea and upcoming projects.