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Cenotaph services planned

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On Remembrance Day this Saturday (Nov. 11), communities across the district will pay tribute to those who gave their lives in war.

I encourage all who are able to come out and remember those who allow us to live with the freedom we do today.

The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #99 in Emo first will hold a service there at 10 a.m.

Then cenotaph ceremonies will follow in Devlin (11 a.m.), Emo (11:45 a.m.), Rainy River First Nations (1:30 p.m.), Barwick (2 p.m.), and Stratton (2:30 p.m.)

There also will be a free-will luncheon at the Emo Legion starting at 12:30 p.m.

The annual Remembrance Day dinner will follow at 5 p.m. at the Emo Legion.

The cost is $13 for adults and $7 for kids 10 and under.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

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A sure sign that Old Man Winter is here, and Christmas is right around the corner, is the annual “Holly Daze” celebration in Emo.

This two-day event takes place Dec. 1-2 this year, with the annual parade set for the Friday evening.

Be sure to attend and make it a family-friendly event.

The Emo Legion also will host its annual soup/sandwich luncheon both days while local merchants are sure to have an abundance of merchandise, gift ideas, and great prices!

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Congratulations to Dan and Hannah Oster on the birth of their third child, Klyde.

He was born Oct. 29, which happened to be his momma's birthday.

Proud grandparents are Stewart and Debra Firth and Robert and Deb Oster.

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This is the time of year for teas, bazaars, and other such events. Contact me if you wish to have your event included in my weekly column.

Call and leave message at 486-0072 or text 271-3568.

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Robin's 2¢:

Doctors have just identified a food that can cause grief years after it's eaten.

It's called wedding cake!

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