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'Run for the Donut' set

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The second-annual “Run for the Donut” is planned and ready to go.

Runners are advised to lace up their shoes and start preparing for the 5K race hosted by the Rainy Running Club, the Municipality of Emo, and the “Run for the Donut” committee.

You are invited to run or walk the scenic five-km course at Emo's Lions Park and then enjoy doughnuts and prizes at the finish line!

Registration forms are available at the Emo municipal office and the CIBC branch in Emo or by e-mailing emodonutrun@gmail.com

The fee is $10 to enter the event or $20 if you would like a commemorative T-shirt (please register by Oct. 12 if you would like a shirt to ensure you get your preferred size).

Then mark Saturday, Oct. 20 on your calendar and plan on participating in this year's “Run for the Donut.”

The race time is 10 a.m. See you there!

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The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its annual fall tea, bazaar, and bake sale on Friday, Oct. 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Emo Legion.

Admission is $5 at the door.

Donations of baking, etc. would be appreciated. There also will be draws, a “white elephant” table, and crafts.

Please help the auxiliary by attending. Its members appreciate the continued support of everyone across the district and hope you will take time to attend.

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Check out the new ebooks at the Emo Public Library by going to its website.

A number of new books recently have been added to the list.

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A notice to all water customers in Emo. Effective Oct. 16, the Water and Sewer Operations Department will be carrying out valve turning and watermain flushing of the hydrants throughout the distribution system until Nov. 1.

In the event of discoloration of the water supply, cold water taps should be turned on until the water runs clear.

Please refrain from any activities involving the use of water (i.e., washing clothes) when this condition exists.

Should you have any questions regarding these operations, call the Emo municipal office at 482-2378.

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The Township of Emo currently is seeking new recruits for volunteer firefighting.

Applications are available online on the website or by dropping by the municipal office during business hours.

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