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Annual ‘Strawberry Social’ set

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The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its annual “Strawberry Social” on Friday, June 5 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Emo Health Centre cafeteria.

Admission is $3 and auxiliary memberships may be purchased for $2.

Everyone is invited to attend.

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The Emo food bank is over-budget in spending and these are some ways it plans to save on resources: no longer providing frozen beef, pre-packing boxes according to supplies aiming at having three days’ worth, and offering very basic and healthy foods to help those who really need it.

This summer, a student will be running the food bank. But if a local person to co-ordinate it isn’t found by the fall, it will be closed.

Anyone interested in co-ordinating the food bank is asked to call Lincoln Dunn (482-1548) or Victor Gustafson (274-5475) for more info.

Monetary donations are preferred—made out to the Emo Food Bank and Thrift Shop and sent to P.O. Box 38, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.

The Emo food bank serves the area west to Stratton, north to Nestor Falls, and east to Devlin. Rainy River and Fort Frances have their own food banks.

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Singers are needed for “Emo Walleyedol,” a karaoke contest being held in conjunction with the Emo Walleye Classic on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m.

The entry fee is $20 for adults and $10 for kids aged eight-16.

To register, call 271-0422. The entry fee must be paid and music submitted by this Friday (May 29).

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The Norlund Oil Car Show, featuring classic cars from almost every decade, will take place beside their gas station in Emo on Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in conjunction with the Emo Walleye Classic (weather permitting).

There also will be a barbecue and draws for participants.

Be sure to drop by to check out the cars and talk to their owners.

Meanwhile, the kids’ activities centre in the Emo/La Vallee Arena will feature face-painting, a colouring contest, games, activities, and more!

Drop by on Saturday, June 6 from noon-3 p.m. for some fun.

There also will be a dance at the arena that night from 8:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. featuring “Three DJs,” including “Mavvy J” and more!

Admission is $5 at the door and age of majority is required.

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