The Emo Centennial Choir took their show on the road Monday evening as they visited the seniors at the Golden Age Manor, the Emo Health Centre, and Queen Street Manor. The residents and staff enjoyed listening to many of the choir’s songs from their recent Christmas concert.
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With snow falling and a feeling of Christmas in the air, the audience at Donald Young School in Emo was treated to a heart-warming concert by the Borderland Orchestra, under the direction of Katherine Williams, on Friday night.
Not only was it a fantastic evening of music, but also an appropriate way to begin the Christmas season.
The Emo Centennial Choir’s Christmas concert on Monday evening (Dec. 8) at the Christian Reformed Church was well-attended by people from across the district.
The evening of nine Christmas songs was warmly received by an appreciative audience, who gave the choir a standing ovation for their inspired performance.
With the Canadian economy facing uncertainty and the world economy in turmoil, it certainly is reassuring to hear the local economy in Emo seems to be in good shape.
“Holly Daze,” Emo’s annual pre-Christmas celebration, once again has been declared a success by local merchants.
Despite the frosty weather, the two-day festival attracted people from across the district anxious to start their Christmas shopping or pick up a bargain or two given all the in-store sales and specials being offered.
The Danylchuk girls (Piper, left, Regan, and Wendy) were among the many children who patiently lined up at the Emo Legion to see Santa Claus on Saturday. The youngsters all wanted to have their picture taken with jolly St. Nick and to tell him what they want Christmas.
The Friends of the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre is planning a 3-on-3 hockey tournament on Dec. 27-28 to raise funds for the arena.
The cost of entering a team, comprised of nine players and one goalie, will be $300. There will be a maximum of six teams in each of the three divisions: Atom, PeeWee, and Bantam.
It’s been 10 years since their first concert, but members of the Emo Centennial Choir still are as enthusiastic as they were in 1998.
One member, in fact, has been a participant every single year while several others have taken part in most of the concerts.
It was just two short years ago that the Emo “Meals on Wheels” group took on the task of spearheading the purchase of a new handi-van for the district.
The new vehicle, which was acquired that spring, partially was funded by the Township of Emo, as well as the municipalities of La Vallee, Chapple, and Morley.
It may seem like business as usually in Emo but behind the scenes, merchants, churches, and various organizations are busy preparing for the town’s annual seasonal celebration known as “Holly Daze,” which will be held Dec. 5-6 this year.