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'Spring Fever Days' set to go

The merchants of Emo have geared up for “Spring Fever Days” again this year.

The festival, now more than 50 years in age, has become the signal that winter is officially over. Kudos to the foresight of Ted Corrigan, Charlie Tompkins, Bill Mosbeck, Gordon Meyers, and Dennis Degagne, who believed that if the businesses gathered together for a big promotion, residents would make their way to Emo.

“Spring Fever Days” began with the merchants offering a grand prize of admission tickets and accommodations to the Calgary Stampede. It was quite the draw.

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