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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.

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The Rainy River District Women’s Institute is holding a “Pioneer Museum” fall luncheon on Friday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Knox United Church in Emo.

They will be serving soup, sandwiches, and pie, and there also will be a bake table and a craft table.

Come out and support the drive to build a new W.I. Museum in Emo.

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The next monthly meeting of the men’s breakfast group will take place this Saturday (Oct. 18) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion. The $10 buffet breakfast will feature guest speaker Doug Barron from Barwick, a long-time resident of the area who has been employed for many years at the Fort Frances Jail.

He loves to share God’s message with others and (hopefully) will bring along his guitar.

Men, please accept this as your personal invitation to attend—and don’t forget to consider bringing a friend or relative along to hear the message and enjoy a fantastic breakfast.

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Attention to all the district cattleman! Interested in improving your profitability and sustainability? Then mark this Friday (Oct. 17) on your calendar as you don’t want to miss Neil Dennis’ presentation on rotational grazing systems at the Barwick Hall from 7-9:30 p.m.

Dennis, a grazing mentor from Saskatchewan, is a man who has grasped the importance of high stock density.

If you are interested in having an on-farm consultation with Dennis during the day on Friday or Saturday (Oct. 18), contact Jeff Hyatt with the Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association at 482-2354) to book a time slot.

The fee for the consultation will be in the $100-$300 price range.

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Men’s basketball is starting up again in Emo this Thursday (Oct. 16). It will be held at Donald Young School every Thursday from 8-9:30 p.m.

For more information, watch for posters around town.

If you really enjoy basketball or just need to get some exercise, then come out and give it a try. Players of all abilities are welcome to attend.

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The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its annual fall tea and bazaar this Friday (Oct. 17) from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Emo Legion.

Admission is $2, and any donations of baking would be greatly appreciated.

Come out, visit with friends, and enjoy the tea and bake sale. Auxiliary members deeply appreciate all the support they have received over the years.

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Lloyd Wheatley of Emo recently wrote a book entitled “Memories and Thoughts of Things to Come” and he’s just received a shipment from the publisher.

If you are interested in purchasing a hardcover copy for $30, give Lloyd a call at 482-1445.

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