The Emo spray park committee would like to announce that between Sturgeon Creek and Donald Young Schools, the students brought in $246,814.21 worth of receipts, which results in a donation of $8,638.50.
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Next Friday (June 19) will mark the first “barn” concert of the year.
Cornell Farms, which hosts several concerts a summer, is located just 10 minutes west of Fort Frances (on La Vallee Road North one mile north of Highway 11/71.
It’s been a while since the last Country Club tour, but the “visit” to Sweden last Thursday (June 4) was worth the wait.
Members of the Emo group were treated to a remarkable afternoon of information, stories, jokes, songs, and delicious food from Sweden.
A large group of friends and relatives gathered at the Emo Legion last Monday (June 1) to watch the 144 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps (Fort Frances) hold their annual inspection.
“Guitar Hero,” this year’s new addition to the Emo Walleye Classic’s music events, was a big hit with computer gamers of all ages.
First created in 2005, “Guitar Hero” is a series of music video games. It became such an instant hit that it literally spread around the world in a very short time.
Music has been an integral part of the Emo Walleye Classic since its inception in 2002.
Whether it’s during the Saturday night dance or as the boats enter the arena for the final weigh-ins, music always seems to encourage the participation of people from across the district.
The Masonic Child Identification Program (ChIP), a charitable initiative by the North American Freemasons, was introduced to parents of Rainy River District for the first time on Friday and Saturday in conjunction with the Emo Walleye Classic.
The purpose of this program is to aid in the identification and recovery of missing children.
A reminder that Emo’s community garage sale day will be held this Saturday (June 6).
Tables are available for rent at the Emo curling club for $10 each, which can be booked by contacting the Emo municipal office at 482-2378 on or before Thursday (June 4).
The St. Patrick’s C.W.L. is holding a giant garage sale this Friday (May 29) from 6-8 p.m. and again Saturday (May 30) from 8 a.m.-noon in the church hall in Emo.
There will be household items, books, movies, appliances, tools, toys, sports equipment, and much, much more.
Come out, support the church, and pick up some good used items.
The dedicated and hard-working directors of the Emo Walleye Classic have been meeting and planning for months to prepare for the eight-annual “catch-and-release” fishing tournament which is being held May 28-30 this year.
Fifty-six teams of anglers from all over Canada and the United States have registered for their chance to share in nearly $40,000 in prize money.