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C.W.L. holding tea, bake sale

St. Patrick’s C.W.L. will be having a Christmas tea and bake sale this Saturday (Dec. 5) from 1-3 p.m. in the church hall.

There will be baking, crafts, draws, religious articles, and white elephant tables, with tea, coffee, sandwiches, and dainties being served.

Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children under 10, and everyone is welcome to attend.

‘Strictly Amish’ offers quality

At this time of the year, with shoppers looking for that special present for a family member or cherished friend, one store offers quality products that will last for generations.

“Strictly Amish,” owned and operated by Dave Rempel and his family, has been in business since 1999 selling a wide range of wooden furniture products made by skilled Amish craftsmen in the United States.

Painting window

Tompkins Home Hardware got into the spirit of the season by painting a festive picture on its front window. Shoppers are invited to stop by to have some hot chocolate and check out the in-store specials during Emo’s “Holly Daze,” which takes place this Friday and Saturday (Dec. 4-5).

Calendar for seniors

Erin Devlin, representing the District Mental Health Services for Older Adults Program, was on hand at Cloverleaf in Emo on Friday to promote and distribute the new 2010 seniors’ safety calendar. The calendar, beautifully-decorated with children’s art, offers tips and suggestions on how seniors can keep safe in their homes and communities.

‘Country Jam’ among best yet

The monthly “Country Jam” held Friday night at the Emo Legion was extremely successful, with several new musicians and guests coming from far and wide to take part in the musical evening.

Don Wagar came from Ignace with his mandolin while Louie Hawkness, from Dryden, took time out from touring with “Country Blend” to play and sing.