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Easter sunrise service slated in Emo

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An Easter Sunday sunrise service is set for this Sunday (April 16) at 7 a.m. on Front Street in Emo (across from Tompkins Hardware).

It will be followed by breakfast at the Emo Legion, with admission being a free-will offering.

Everyone is welcome to attend (bring your own chairs if needed).

In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the Emo Legion.

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The next men's fellowship breakfast is slated for Saturday, April 2 at 8 a.m. Come for s delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends at the Emo Legion.

The guest speaker will be Ray Alary, president of Trans World Radio Canada, which offers mission opportunities around the world.

Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12/person.

For more information, call Larry at 482-3104.

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A retired nurses dinner will be held Tuesday, May16 at Fort Frances Legion.

Tickets cost $25 each and you must purchase them by May 9.

For more information, call Carol (487-2512) or Jean (274-2286).

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One of the highlights of the upcoming “Spring Fever Days” in Emo is the head-shaving at The Hair and Body Care Shoppe.

With the proceeds going to Tamarack House in Thunder Bay, this event is extremely important. The head-shaving only can be successful if people volunteer to shave their heads or, in the case of a few fellows, their beard.

Please consider making the sacrifice for those fighting cancer. Tamarack House is a great place to stay for those seeking treatment.

Start collecting from friends, relatives, and co-workers. You also can challenge others to take part and register as soon as possible.

Let's make this year's “Cuts for Cancer” the best ever.

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There are just a few days left to get your tickets for the Emo and District Lions Club's grocery raffle.

The draw will take place on the Saturday of “Spring Fever Days” (April 22) at Cloverleaf Grocery.

First prize is $5,200 worth of groceries—that's an amazing $100 a week for 52 weeks (a whole year of free groceries!)

Second prize is $500 worth of groceries while third prize is a $100 grocery coupon.

Meanwhile, the other half of the beef bonus also will be drawn during “Spring Fever Days!”

Get your tickets from Cloverleaf, from any Lions' member, or from designated locations around the district.

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.

Support the Emo and District Lions and purchase your chance on these fantastic prizes. Tickets are just $10 each.

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