Members of the student council at Donald Young School gave up part of the lunch break to paint signs for the school’s float in the Santa Claus parade this coming Friday (Dec. 5) as part of “Holly Daze” festivities in Emo. The student council, members of P.A.L.S.
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The Emo Centennial Choir, conductor Renée Martin-Brown, and accompanist Lisa Vos will present an evening of Christmas music and readings, entitled “Hark, a Glad Sound,” on Monday, Dec. 8 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
A free-will offering will be taken, and everyone is welcome to attend!
“We made it work,” Doris Dyson enthused at her retirement supper and roast Saturday evening in the Barwick Hall.
Dyson began her municipal career in Barwick in 1972. Since then, she’s worked with seven reeves, various councillors, and many different people in the municipal office.
The Christian Parents’ Association is holding its annual fall harvest supper and silent auction this Friday (Nov. 14) at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. Supper will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by guest speaker Pastor Archie Dyck at 7 p.m.
A free-will offering will be taken up.
The province has been in the business of funding various student nutrition programs for more than a decade.
In 2005, however, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services instituted a new regional model to support the Ontario Student Nutrition Program (OSNP). This model provides an annual amount of $8.5 million regional agencies across the province.
Katherine Williams’ choir from Donald Young School led those in attendance in “O Canada” and “God Save the Queen” during the annual Remembrance Day service at the Emo cenotaph late yesterday morning.
The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #99 has announced its plans for Remembrance Day 2008.
The day will begin with a service in the Devlin Hall at 10 a.m. Ceremonies at the cenotaphs in Devlin (11 a.m.) and Emo (11:45 a.m.) will follow.
A lunch then will be held in the Emo Legion at 12:45 p.m.
Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, well-known for the natural splendour of its forest, wildlife, and lakes, recently has added to its reputation as a “green” municipality.
Just last spring, the municipality took advantage of a one-time grant from the Rural Infrastructure Investment Initiative program in order to purchase and install a solar panel system on the municipal building.
The Emo Public Library officially celebrated its new automated loan system as part of this year’s Ontario Public Library Week festivities.
On hand for the celebrations was Ontario NDP leader and local MPP Howard Hampton, representatives from Chapple and La Vallee townships, “Angel the Clown,” and several community residents.
The Chapple heritage fall supper, this year featuring stews, salads, and homemade bread and pies, will be held this Saturday (Oct. 25) at 6 p.m. in the Barwick Hall. Entertainment will be provided by Glen Hart and Friends.
Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children eight and under, with proceeds going towards the upkeep of the heritage museum in Barwick.