Major renovations and an expansion are taking place at Tompkins Home Hardware in Emo over the next several weeks. Although shelves are being moved and products relocated, the store remains open. If you are looking for something specific, just ask any of the staff.
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The annual Boxing Day bonspiel was held Friday at the Emo curling club, with 10 teams from across the district participating.
Grant Meyers’ team was declared the winner, with Paul Loney’s rink finishing second.
Event organizer Dave Hughes was pleased with the turnout and by all accounts, everyone had a great day.
Turner and Morgan Redford and friends took advantage of the milder weather after Christmas to enjoy the outdoor skating rink in Emo. On good days, district residents can be seen skating or taking part in a game of hockey there.
The local Right Relations Circle’s potluck feast, held last Thursday (Dec. 18) at Knox United Church in Emo, was declared a success by event organizers.
The evening, which offered a chance to “Get to Know Our Neighbours,” was attended by people from across the district.
Last Tuesday (Dec. 16), Donald Young School in Emo offered quite the special treat to the community: their very own production of the holiday favourite, “The Nutcracker.”
Marie (Emma Dykstra) and The Nutcracker (Alyssa VanDrunen) decided what to do during the “Dance of the Candy Canes,” during Donald Young’s christmas concert last week.
The Nutcracker and Marie entered the Kingdom of Sweets during a production of “The Nutcracker” last Tuesday (Dec. 16) at Donald Young School in Emo. Everyone had a part, whether it was as the main characters or the fairies, the mice, the dancing Arabs, the sheep herders, the Russian bakers, the Chinese tea party dancers, the colourful flowers, the camel, and the choir.
Members of the Ojibwe class at Donald Young School in Emo entertained those on hand with “Silent Night,” sung in their native language, during the local Right Relations Circle’s potluck feast held last Thursday (Dec. 18) at Knox United Church in Emo. The evening, entitled “Get to Know Our Neighbours,” was attended by people from across the district and deemed a success by organizers.
When the life of Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone was cut short by a plane crash on Oct. 25, 2002, many people across the state, as well as the U.S. and Canada, mourned the loss of a great man and social activist.
The next men’s breakfast will be this Saturday (Dec. 20) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
The usual $10 buffet this month will feature Pastor Conrad Dueck as guest speaker. He and his wife, Lois, and family moved into our community within the past year to become pastor of Calvary Baptist Church.