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Emo fall tea deemed success

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The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary's annual fall tea and bake sale was a great success Friday afternoon, with many people attending.

The beautiful log bird feeder was won by Linda Kreger.

A big “thank you” to all who came out from Emo and the surrounding communities to help support the auxiliary's tea and upcoming projects.

The auxiliary will be purchasing the following necessary items for the Emo Health Centre: a pain pump, centrifuge, privacy curtains, and renovations to the shower room.

Meanwhile, in celebration of its 30th anniversary, the auxiliary made its final payment for the renovations at the Emo Clinic.

Thanks to the monetary support of many, this project was achieved.

Donations, including in-memoriams, can be made to the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary, with charitable tax receipts issued.

Donations may be sent to treasurer Christine Hartry at P.O. Box 505, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0 or left at the Emo Health Centre with Tracey Grennier.

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The next “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion is slated for this Friday (Oct. 20).

If you love old-time country music, be sure to mark the date on your calendar and plan on attending.

Admission is only $2, which helps the Legion cover the heating bill.

The kitchen crew also will have some tasty snacks for sale and the bar will be open.

The music starts around 7 p.m.

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The Canadian Cattlemen's Association has selected Stratton to host its fall town hall-style meeting.

It has all of Canada to choose from and it's being held here in Rainy River District. 

The event will take place next Wednesday (Oct. 25) at the Millennium Hall in Stratton.

Cocktails will be served at 5 p.m., followed by a free dinner at 6 p.m. and the business meeting at 7 p.m.

Matt Bowman, the current president of Beef Farmers of Ontario, along with other BFO board members, also will be in attendance.

As well, a very special award will be presented to one of our very own farms! You will want to be there for this!!

Please register at www.eventbrite.ca/e/cca-town-hall-stratton-on-tickets-38416682331

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A “Men's Fellowship Breakfast” will be held this Saturday (Oct. 21) starting at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.

Come for a delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends.

Dan Tausendfrende will be speaking about a trip he took to China in the 1980s.

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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