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C.W.L. holding garage sale at St. Patrick’s


The St. Patrick’s C.W.L. is holding a giant garage sale this Friday (May 29) from 6-8 p.m. and again Saturday (May 30) from 8 a.m.-noon in the church hall in Emo.

There will be household items, books, movies, appliances, tools, toys, sports equipment, and much, much more.

Come out, support the church, and pick up some good used items.

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The directors of the Emo Walleye Classic still are looking for volunteers for this year’s tournament, which runs Thursday to Saturday (May 28-30).

Hard-working individuals are needed for stage help, waterfront, boat check-in, bar servers, four-wheeler drivers, and traffic control.

If you’d like to participate, call Stacey at 486-3429.

Meanwhile, for up-to-date information about the EWC, visit the new tournament website at

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Just a reminder that the local Masonic Lodge will be hosting a child identification program at the Emo Walleye Classic this Friday (May 29) from 1-6 p.m. and again on Saturday (May 30) from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

If you are interested in creating a kit for your child, contact Ken McDonald (483-5460), Dan Johnson (852-3695), or Allan Tibbetts (274-6689).

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Organizers of the Northern Echo Bible Camp are holding a ham dinner this Friday (May 29) at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo beginning at 6:30 p.m.

This is a fundraising event for the “Son Rocks” kids’ camp which will be held July 25-30 at Sunny Cove.

Donations received will help defray the costs for all campers.

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This summer, the Ministry of Small Business and Consumer Services is giving motivated students the opportunity to create a job they’re passionate about.

If they come up with a business idea of their own, students could score up to $3,000 to bring their vision to life. Ministry reps also will hook students up with a mentor to guide them and learn what it takes to get on top in the business world.

A summer, short-term business possibly could lead to even greater opportunities in the future.

If you don’t want to settle for another boring summer, contact the “Summer Company” at

Space is limited, so come up with a plan and download an application as soon as possible.

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A reminder that Emo’s community garage sale day will be held Saturday, June 6.

Tables are available for rent at the Emo curling rink for $10 a table by contacting the Emo municipal office (482-2378) on or before Thursday, June 4.

If you plan on holding your own garage sale, and would like to have your location advertised on posters around town and in this column, phone the municipal office and give them the necessary information.

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Residents are invited to join Emo Country Club members in the Golden Age Manor common room as they learn about Sweden!

The “tour” will take place Thursday, June 4 at 1 p.m. There is no cost to attend and refreshments will be served.

Don’t forget to bring along your Country Club passport.

For more information, contact Siobhan Booth at 482-2211.

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A car seat inspection clinic, sponsored by the Emo “Best Start” Hub, will be held this Friday (May 29) from 11 a.m.-noon in the parking lot at 36 Front St.

Transport Canada estimates one-third of child car seats are improperly installed. Child car seat inspection clinics feature specially-trained people who will check your child car seats for proper use and installation.

If you would like to take advantage of this free clinic, simply show up Friday morning.

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