Emo Walleye Classic set to launch

The Emo Walleye Classic is set to launch this week, May 26,27 and 28th. This is considered to be northwestern Ontario’s Premier Walleye Tournament. Its easy to see why as the committee, volunteers and the community put many hours of dedication into making this event enjoyable to all. There are twenty five teams registered with five more teams expected to compete.

Thursday evening the “ always enjoyable “ boat parade takes place. This event starts at 6:00 p.m. in front of the Hospital and works it way down Main Street.

The Legion will have both a bar and canteen open starting at 5:00 p.m. This takes place at the Emo LaVallee Arena.

Both Friday and Saturday the boats launch, first flight at 8:00 a.m. and second flight at 8:30 a.m. This takes place at the Front Street boat launch.

There will be many activities happening at the Arena, the Devlin United Church ladies will be offering there pie and coffee, the pie promises to be mouth watering.

The Emo Legion will have a menu of great options.

Also offering a wide variety of food is Groops Catering. All food options will be available Friday and Saturday.

The Emo Legion will have a bar set up both Friday and Saturday from 3-8 p.m. Fri- day and 2-8 p.m. Saturday.

There will be a Penny Table both days with the draw for winnings made Saturday night at 7 p.m. The Girl Guides will be selling cookies on Saturday afternoon.

The EDBM hockey association will be selling tickets on a meat draw both Friday and Saturday. This fundraiser is to raise money for new hockey jerseys for the hockey players.

Weight ins begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday.

The Tournament Champions Presentation is Saturday night at 6 p.m.

There will be a dance Saturday Evening at the Back Alley Bar. Dance to the music of Step Down. The Back Ally staff are prepaying special food and drinks for this event. Age of majority cards are required. The cost for admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Be sure to attend, do some dancing, socializing and top of the tournament with a great evening.

Sincere to the family and friends of Brian Bonot, he was well known for his love of family, friends and sports. He ran a successful em business for many years “ Bonot’s Refrigeration “

The district sends family and friends prayers and well wishes at this sad time.

Aiden Gary Cornell was baptized at the Knox United Church, May 8. Aiden is the son of Garnett and Michelle( Beck) Cornell.

God parents are Rebecca Cornell and Kelsey Desnoyers.

Proud grandparents are Kim and Pat Cornell and Gary and Mildred Beck also great grandparents Yvonne Kellar, Gordon and Jeannine Cornell and Earl and Joeanne Clysdale. A luncheon followed at La Place Rendezvous.

All the best Aiden from your community of well wishers.

Congratulations to Larry and Shirley Glueheisen on their $500.00 win.

This was the Early Bird Draw for the Riverside Foundation for Health Care.

There will be a Country Jam music and dancing this Friday ( May 27th) at the Bar- wick Hall. $5.00 admission, the dance is from 7-10 p.m.