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'Donut' run all set to go Saturday

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The Township of Emo is preparing to host the first “Run for the Donut” 5K this Saturday (Oct. 7).

Set to begin at 10 a.m., the race will start and finish at Lions Park.

It will feature music, prizes, and, of course, doughnuts!

An awards ceremony will take place following the race, with prizes for the top three male and female finishers.

There also will be draw prizes for all participants.

The event is the culmination of Emo's “Rainy River Running Walk/Run” program that began earlier this fall.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Emo municipal office or by e-mailing emodonutrun@gmail.com

The entry fee is $5 without a T-shirt or $10 with a T-shirt (these will be available with registration on race day in limited sizes).

Registration is open to the public, so practice up and plan on attending.

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The Emo and District Lions Club is holding its annual “Hunters' Night” on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Barwick Hall.

“Happy Hour” runs from 5-6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner consisting of wild meat, fish, and all the fixings.

There also will be a cash bar, penny table, and gun raffle.

Admission is $20/person, with tickets available from all Lions' members and at local businesses around the district.

Tickets also can be purchased directly from Joanne and Kent Ogden (274-1946) or Jodi Pellerin (487-1648).

Proceeds will go to Lions' projects throughout the district.

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Seniors' carpet bowling is back up and running Thursdays at the Emo Legion.

The Legion also could use some volunteers who would love to get on a rotation, or help on occasion with cooking and serving the meal.

A reminder that Friday is “Beer and Burger Night” in the clubroom starting at 5 p.m.

Again, the Legion could use some volunteers who would like to help out in the kitchen cooking the burgers, running the deep fryer, or serving the orders.

They would like to have three workers each Friday night.

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