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St. Patrick's Day supper slated

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St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Emo is holding its annual St. Patrick's Day supper in the church hall on Friday, March 17 starting at 5:30 p.m.

Admission to this fantastic roast beef meal is by advanced tickets only, which cost $15 for adults and $8 for children aged six-12.

Tickets are available from Joyous Bragg (482-2498), Heather Oltsher (487-2253), and Mary Curtis (482-2094) or from Gillons' Insurance.

If you're Irish (or even if you're not), come out to enjoy a fantastic meal, mingle with friends, and take part in some Irish entertainment.

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The Cloverbelt Food Co-op is hiring in Thunder Bay, Rainy River District, Sioux Lookout, and Kenora!

It has new exciting and unique opportunities available to contribute to a stronger local food system in Northwestern Ontario.

Cloverbelt is hiring four part-time co-ordinators to help them establish and grow new food distribution points, as well as develop a food charter for the Kenora and Rainy River districts, with support from their community partners.

This one year project begins April 1 and the deadline to apply is March 22.

In related news, the local food box program will be starting again very soon.

Want to make shopping for delicious local products even easier? Shop for a “Love Local Box” today!

CLFC and Superior Seasons in Thunder Bay have partnered to bring you the best locally- and Ontario-sourced products each month. Sign up for a three-month subscription for the “Love Local Box” program and receive a new variety box each month!

It couldn't be any easier to enjoy locally-sourced and produced products!

Only three more order cycles to reserve your boxes!

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The Emo and District Lions Club's grocery raffle is back again this year. There only is one week left until the early-bird draw prize of half a beef, cut and wrapped to your specifications.

Your ticket also will go back into the main draw for groceries for a whole year!

Tickets cost $10, which can be purchased at Cloverleaf in Emo, from a Lions' member, or at various locations around the district.

Support the Lions' projects in the district and purchase a chance at winning the groceries or the side of beef.

Monies raised will go towards Lions' projects, including the completion of the observation deck at the west end of Emo, and to the Emo food bank.

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