Farming in Rainy River District is having a positive impact on the local economy according to a three-year study entitled “Thunder Bay District Agricultural Economic Impact Study.”
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Knox United Church in Emo will be hosting a special evening of Christmas music next Saturday (Nov. 14) starting at 7 p.m.
“Sounds of Holiday Cheer” will feature the entertaining sounds of the new Borderland Children’s Choir, directed by Diane Maxey.
The Emo Curling Club is well into planning for this year’s season, with open league registration to take place next Wednesday (Nov.) 4 from 7-8:30 p.m.
“We’ve already signed up 12 teams from last year,” enthused club president Dave Hughes president of the club.
“But we’re looking for more!”
The Wednesday league will begin Nov. 18 and the Thursday one on Nov. 19.
Ike Dyck, Margaret Ferris, and Nancy Gamache peeled and cored apples for hours during the annual “pie sale” fundraiser held Saturday at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. The amazing work of dozens of volunteers produced 1,000 apple pies in one day, with proceeds going to support the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program School in Stratton.
The Emo Speedway/Borderland Racing Association held its annual banquet on Saturday at the Emo Legion.
Not only was it an evening to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Speedway, but also an opportunity to hand out awards to the drivers who contributed to the success of the past season.
Since its establishment in 1976, the Rainy River Federation of Agriculture has acted as an umbrella organization for the various agricultural producers across Rainy River District.
The monthly meeting of the Men’s Breakfast buffet will be held this Saturday (Oct. 17) starting at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
The guest speaker this month will be Don Ricci, a retired school teacher who demonstrates his passion for God by keeping very active.
The Emo spray park is beginning to take shape. With bad weather approaching and more work to be done, however, it appears the pouring of the cement pad will have to wait until the spring. In the meantime, anyone wishing to make donations to this worthwhile project can do so by calling the Emo municipal office. Memorial bricks also are still available.
The Emo & District Hospital
Auxiliary will be hosting its annual fall tea and bazaar on Friday, Oct. 16 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Emo Legion.
Admission is $3 at the door.
There will be draws, baking, a white elephant table, fellowship, and more.
Growing up in a small town definitely has its advantages.
That was apparent Saturday evening at the Emo Legion as 250 friends, relatives, and others from across the district attended a benefit to support Shauna (Allen) Smith, who has been diagnosed and hospitalized with cancer.