College band, troupe coming to Emo

The Providence College worship band, Aslan’s Child, and the Providence Players drama group are coming to Emo!
This event, sponsored by Calvary Baptist Church, will be held Tuesday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church.
There is need to provide billets overnight, breakfast, and a bag lunch for roughly 16 students. Anyone interested in billeting some students is asked to call Carmela Klug at 482-3157.
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Attention Donald Young School students. A Fort High teacher will be on hand March 25 to help with Grade 9 course selection.
In other news, “The Wizard of Oz” was a successful play produced by DYS students and staff. Now they have no use for some costumes, such as two Tin Man costumes, one Dorothy costume, and five tye-dyed T-shirts.
If anyone is interested in these items, call the school at 482-1438.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (March 10) were Rudy Meyers and Gladys Allen (high), with consolations to Renee and Dennis Kivell. Darlyne Bruce won the door prize.
23-hand winners were Rudy Meyers and Gladys Allen.
Meanwhile, the monthly 500 and Cribbage tournament (featuring eight tables of each) was held last Saturday (March 13). 500 winners were Sis and Bob Woolsey, with consolations to Dorothy Mitchelle and Eve Brown.
The cribbage winners were not listed.
Betty Herman of Fort Frances, a former Emo resident, won the door prize.
The next monthly card party is slated for Saturday, April 3. Call the Legion for more information.
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This past week, I spoke to Stephanie Hawkins about her health while she was shopping at Cloverleaf ShopEasy. She was cheerful, smiling, and said so far all is well. She had been taking her treatments.
We wish you the best of health, Stephanie. We’re all praying for your full recovery!
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This week is March Break and I noticed all the college/university students around. Our grandson, Todd Michl, is home from Confederation College, and noticed at the Christian Reformed Church on Sunday morning that the pews had been taken up with these students.
It is fantastic to see them.
Because of March Break, Coffee Break at the C.R.C. was cancelled.
On Wednesdays at noon, the Lenten lunch service continues at St. George’s Anglican, with a meal following in the lower hall. Pastor Andrew Hall of Calvary Baptist was the guest speaker today.
Proceeds from this event are earmarked for the World Relief and Development Fund.
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On Sunday, guest speaker Rev. Henry VanderBeek from 1st C.R.C. in Thunder Bay could not make the appointment due to weather conditions and another engagement on Monday.
This Sunday (March 21), weather permitting, the associate pastor at Savage C.R.C. in Minnesota will take lead services at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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Starting to plan for Vacation Bible School (VBS) maybe a little early, but it’s a good time to get the ball rolling to come up with some great ideas, noted Lori-Ann Shortreed.
She needs help to organize the occasion for this summer. If you can lend a hand, call her at 482-1002.
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All men are invited to the monthly men’s breakfast at the Emo Legion this week Saturday (March 20) at 8 a.m.. The guest speaker will be Larry Arch of International Falls, Mn.
Cost is $8 for a breakfast buffet. And be sure to bring a friend.
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About 60 people attended the St. Patrick’s Day supper Sunday evening at St. Patrick’s Church. The meal consisted of various kinds of stew, buns, coffee, and juice plus two kinds of ice cream.
The low attendance could be blamed on the weatherman, who was not particularly friendly over the entire weekend.

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