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Hockey award named for Bliss

The Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association celebrated the end of another successful season at its annual awards banquet last Friday (April 4) at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre.

It was a special evening for the association as the executive created a new award—the “Tony Bliss Appreciation Award” for the most improved player in the Novice division.

Country club ‘tours’ Ireland

What better day to take a tour of Ireland than March 17—St. Patrick’s Day!

That’s what members of the Emo Country Club thought as their prepared for another “trip” to a far-off destination.

More than 35 club members were entertained last Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. in the common room of the Golden Age Manor by Neil Grant and Mac Fischer.

Shamrock tea, bake sale a hit

The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary’s Shamrock tea and bake sale on Friday afternoon was well-attended by about 90 people.

Winners were Loretta Hartnell (tea set), Mary Gavin (salad bowl), and John Vandenbrand (door prize).

The money raised at the event ($786) will help pay for the cardiac heart monitor. The next major project will be a new X-ray machine.