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First Emo vet to share stories


Dr. Lloyd Wieringa is in town for the wedding of Kelsey McLean and Richie Wieringa.

He started the first veterinarian practice in Emo many years ago, and is planning to talk about some of his earlier days this Friday (Aug. 24) at 7:30 p.m. at the Millennium Hall in Stratton.

The public is invited to attend the presentation, meet Dr. Wieringa, and share some stories.

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The Emo spray park is in operation again.

It normally is open normally seven days a week from June until September from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. The Little House canteen also is open daily and has a variety of items available.

A reminder to parents and children using the spray park to clean off all sand, grass, and debris prior to entering to prevent the water system from clogging up and shutting down.

Violations of the rules will be grounds for immediate ejection from the spray park area.

Temporary or permanent suspension of use may result.

Violations can be reported to the Emo municipal office at 482-2378.

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A “make and take” program will be starting Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 1 p.m. and continue on the first Wednesday of each month at St. George’s Anglican Church in Emo.

This is a free program where participants will prepare a nutritious meal that they can take with them to eat at home.

Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to contact Siobhan Booth at 482-2211 to register.

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Several items in the Emo community garden, located along Highway 11/71, are ready to be harvested.

Everyone is welcome to stop by and pick up some produce!

Call Siobhan Booth at 482-2211 if you have any questions.

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The following summer hours will be in effect until Sept. 30 at the Emo landfill site: Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

A reminder, too, about Emo’s new recycle program. Recycled materials can be dropped off at the bins beside the municipal garage, or taken directly to the dump and deposited in the proper locations.

The more we can recycle, the longer our dump will last—and the less it will cost us all in taxes.

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