Tanner Neilson and his mom, Trish, tried their hand at rope spinning after receiving lessons from Ryan M. Taylor, author of “Cowboy Logic,” during a friendly competition at the RRFA’s annual meeting and supper in the Barwick Hall on Saturday evening. About 100 people turned out to enjoy the food and after-dinner entertainment.
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Maurice MacMillan always has been known for his excellent memory. In fact, some people say he’s still as sharp as a tack!
Creating successful business plans has become quite a tradition at the Sturgeon Creek Alternative Program—and this year was no exception.
Last week, Grade 12 student Miriam Mast was awarded first place for her work in the 2008 Northwest High School Business Plan Contest.
The Emo Public Library will be celebrating Ontario Library Week from Oct. 19-25. Please drop by on the Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for dainties, a beverage, and some free draws.
A ribbon- and cake-cutting ceremony also will take place Friday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. to celebrate the automating of the library’s borrowing system.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
Emo council met last Tuesday (Sept. 30) starting at 7 p.m.
The meeting began with an oral report from Peter McQuaker, acting on behalf of the Public Works superintendent, who reported the roads are in relatively good shape and that grading and maintenance will continue until “freeze-up.”
Cadets, which is being held at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo, is a club for boys aged nine-15 (as of the end of December).
Through Cadets, the boys will be involved in activities such as exploring, merit badges, projects, camp, Bible Studies, meeting new friends, and much more. Meetings are bi-weekly starting next Wednesday (Oct. 15) from 7-9 p.m.
Guthrie United Church will be holding its annual harvest supper this Sunday (Oct. 5) from 5-7 p.m. in the Devlin Hall. The cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children aged six-12 (those five and under are free), with tickets to be available at the door.
Come out for a fantastic meal and enjoy a visit with some old friends.
It’s recently been reported that Canadians are enjoying longer lifespans and better health than ever before. In fact, the proportion of seniors in the Canadian population is expected to double by 2025.
The second-annual Rainy River District Harvest Dinner held Saturday evening at the Devlin Hall was advertised as a chance to enjoy a professionally-cooked meal, an opportunity to mix-and-mingle with local food producers, and to showcase the quality, abundance, and variety of the food that is produced right here.
Pam Bujold, Trudy Badiuk, Sherri Byma, Neila Booth, Becky Chabot, Robin McCormick, and Freeda Carmody staged a skit to remind those who attended last Wednesday’s 50+ seniors’ expo in Emo that the best way to handle the difficulties of aging is to maintain a healthy sense of humour. See story B5.