Kathy Smeeth, math co-ordinator for the Rainy River District School Board, was among the “Royal Readers” from across the district who read to students from JK-Grade 4 in their classrooms during the Family Literacy Day activities yesterday at Donald Young School.
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The Canada Day Youth Award is designed to recognize and reinforce the outstanding achievements and contributions of young people from across Canada.
It is a chance to salute and encourage Canadian youths who work hard to make a difference in their communities.
Although Canada Day is more than five months away, planning for the annual July 1 celebration is well underway across the country.
The celebrations on Canada Day have become a tradition, providing Canadians the opportunity to share their pride in their country.
Joe Carlson and Natalie Smith took part in the United Church youth group’s sliding party Sunday afternoon at the Lions Park in Emo. The group, along with others from the community, took full advantage of the fresh snow and milder weather to enjoy an afternoon of sliding.
Lincoln Dunn and his daughter, Naomi, took part in the United Church youth group’s sliding party Sunday afternoon at Lions Park in Emo. The youth group and others from the community took full advantage of the fresh snow and milder weather to enjoy an afternoon of sliding.
The Rainy River Federation of Agriculture is hosting a two-day workshop, entitled “Growing Your Opportunities–Quest for New Farm Value,” on Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Emo Inn, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m.
The Emo rec council is pleased to announce it will be starting Saturday morning hockey for children from senior kindergarten-Grade 4 who already can skate. All participants also are required to wear full hockey equipment.
The purpose of this program, which will run every Saturday from 8-9 a.m. starting on Jan. 10, is to teach players the basic hockey skills and to have some fun.
Major renovations and an expansion are taking place at Tompkins Home Hardware in Emo over the next several weeks. Although shelves are being moved and products relocated, the store remains open. If you are looking for something specific, just ask any of the staff.
The annual Boxing Day bonspiel was held Friday at the Emo curling club, with 10 teams from across the district participating.
Grant Meyers’ team was declared the winner, with Paul Loney’s rink finishing second.
Event organizer Dave Hughes was pleased with the turnout and by all accounts, everyone had a great day.
Turner and Morgan Redford and friends took advantage of the milder weather after Christmas to enjoy the outdoor skating rink in Emo. On good days, district residents can be seen skating or taking part in a game of hockey there.