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.
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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.
With the return of fall and the beginning of another school year, district students also are back doing their favourite after-school activities, including playing sports and joining many different youth-oriented organizations.
One such group that traditionally has attracted a solid following is the Sea Cadets.
The men’s breakfast group held its monthly gathering at the Emo Legion this past Saturday (Sept. 20), where slightly smaller group enjoyed a great breakfast.
Unfortunately the guest speaker, Ken Wilson, had to return quickly to Thunder Bay to attend to a family emergency.
Rainy River District’s second-annual harvest dinner will be held Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Devlin Hall. Todd Moxham of CATER 2 U, a locally-owned cooking and catering company, will be this year’s chef.
The main entrée will be none other than the 4-H grand champion market steer raised by Kerry Hyatt. The beef not used for the meal will be auctioned off by Telford Advent.
Facing the ultimate death of a loved one is a daunting task, and it’s been difficult to find the necessary resources locally to cope with this kind of situation.
The second-annual Rainy River District Harvest Dinner is set to go Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Devlin Hall.
A fantastic menu of local foods has been created by Todd Moxham of “CATER 2 U,” a locally-owned cooking and catering company.
All five courses, from the appetizers to the dessert, will be made with products grown or raised right here in Rainy River District.
Mary Gavin, Emo’s Senior Citizen of the Year, accepted a certificate from Deputy Mayor Gerd O’Sullivan at a reception in her honour Monday at the Golden Age Manor. Friends, relatives, and members of the community gathered to congratulate her—and share in some cake and ice cream.
The “Country Blend” concert at the Emo Legion on Friday evening was extremely well-received by an enthusiastic audience.
The event, sponsored by the Dance Fire Memorial committee, also featured a cash bar, light lunch, and silent auction.