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'Shamrock' tea coming up

The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual “Shamrock” tea and bake sale on Friday, March 15 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the hospital cafeteria.

There will be baking and goodies for sale, and a draw also will take place on a beautiful hand-made table designed and constructed by Don Manty.

Admission is $5, with tickets available at Gillons' in Emo or at the door.

Monthly men's fellowship breakfast date set

The next men's fellowship breakfast is slated for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.

Brian Major of Morson will be the guest speaker this month.

Come for delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends. Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12/person.

For more information, call Larry at 482-3104.

'Country Jam' set to resume Friday

The next “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion will be held this Friday (Jan. 11) starting around 7 p.m.

New musicians are more than welcome to drop in to the jam. Just bring your own equipment and set up as soon as possible.

Meanwhile, if you enjoy old-time country music, plan on attending. Admission is only a toonie, which goes towards heating (or cooling) costs.

Annual 'Polar Plunge' coming up fast

The annual “Polar Plunge,” organized by the Voyageur Lions Club of Fort Frances, once again will be held on Sand Bay on New Year's Day.

For more info or to get a pledge sheet, call Bill Michl at 276-1334.

Jump for your group and you will receive half of your pledges for your own group. The other 50 percent will be used by the Lions for projects in the district and beyond.

'Coffee House' a big hit

According to the organizers and everyone who attended, the Church of the Holy Spirit's first-ever “Coffee House” on Friday evening was a total success.

The interior of the building magically was transformed into a welcoming space, complete with small tables, “coffee bean candle” centerpieces, and the soft glow of colourful Christmas lights.