Jodi Caul Pellerin, president of the Emo and District Lions Club, served juice, coffee, and tea to the residents of the Golden Age Manor at their Christmas supper on Saturday evening. The meal of turkey, ham, and all the fixings, which was hosted be the club, was enjoyed by all those in attendance.
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Morgan Redford contributed her share to the “Stuff-A-Cruiser” campaign oustide Cloverleaf Grocery in Emo on Saturday. Thanks to the generosity of the public, this year's event was deemed a success.
This year's Christmas shoebox program, part of the Samaritan's Purse organization, was deemed a success!
Some 505 shoeboxes were gathered up this past weekend filled with items generously donated by residents across Rainy River District.
The Emo Dental Office (above) entered a float in the annual “Holly Daze” parade Friday evening in Emo—complete with a very friendly giant tooth and gingerbread men and other goodies. Meanwhile, the Goodmans and friends (below) gathered on a float to roast some marshmallows and welcome everyone to drop by their business during the holiday season.
Vendors and crafters are reminded to book your table early for “Holly Daze” at the Emo-La Vallee Arena.
“Shopping Craze" will take place upstairs at the arena this Saturday (Dec. 2) from 1-3:30 p.m. in conjunction with "Holly Daze” festivities in Emo.
To book a table, call 482-2378 or contact the municipality via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Champion fiddler Scott Woods' old-time Christmas concert will take place next Wednesday (Nov. 29) at 7 p.m. at Knox United Church in Fort Frances.
Tickets are available at Fort Frances General Supply and Brockie's Jewellers, or by contacting Bill Gushulak at 274-3891/275-9252 or via e-mail at email@example.com
The next “Country Jam” will be held this Friday (Nov. 17) at the Emo Legion.
If you enjoy dancing or just listening to old-time country music, plan to attend.
There will be no “Jam” in December but they will resume in 2018 (dates will be announced in the coming weeks).
Ross Donaldson read the names of the fallen at the cenotaph in Devlin during Saturday morning's Remembrance Day service there as Flight Sgt. Elizabeth DeGagne and the other air cadets stood guard. A large crowd was on hand to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.
The Emo and District Lions' Club's annual “Hunters' Dinner” was a total success despite the inclement weather.
About 300 people enjoyed a fantastic meal of moose roast, deer stew, bear/apple sausage, fish, and a delicious dessert.
The evening also included a penny table, a 50/50 draw, a pie roulette game, and a draw for a new rifle.
Several local runners excelled at the 46th-annual Mid-Canada Elementary School Run held Saturday at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay.
Although school are permitted and encouraged to bring teams of eight to this annual event, district runners ran as individuals.
In the girls' race, Alexia Gate of Nestor Falls School finished first with a time of 11:53.