CWL to hold pie, rummage sale

St. Patrick’s C.W.L. will hold a pie and rummage sale Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Donations greatly appreciated for this.
Contact Denise Donaldson at 486-3486 for more information.
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A “Salt and Light” youth retreat, modelled after the World Youth Day earlier this summer, is slated Nov. 8-10 at St. Mary’s Church in Fort Frances.
It is open to those aged 13-17, and cost is $35. Contact Bob and Betty Grynol for more details.
Bishop Colli is encouraging everyone to keep the fire of World Youth Day alive among our young people.
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It’s been almost three months since Paul Melanson has seen the outdoors due to his diabetes problem. But last Thursday, he joined his coffee buddies at the Emo Inn and enjoyed himself tremendously catching up on the latest news.
He also attended mass Thursday morning at St. Patrick’s, which also was a pleasant sight for the parishioners. We all wish Paul the best of health in the future.
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We extend our sympathy to the families of Wesley Johnson, who passed away at Thunder Bay Regional Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002.
In speaking with his wife, Ramona, this past week, she would like to say thanks to all everyone who had sent cards or made an in memoriam donation.
A graveside memorial service was held today (Oct. 2) at 2 p.m. in the Barwick Cemetery.
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Lorraine Swire accompanied her daughter, Kathie Brigham, visited here Monday and was house guest of my wife, Adelia, and me, returning to Atikokan on Thursday.
Kathie continued on to St. Boniface Hospital in Winnipeg to keep an appointment with the specialist.
Lorraine, while here, also visited with her cousin, Ethel Reid, Darlyne Bruce, and Gladys Kinnear, as well as attended the “Wheels to Meals” program and the Legion Bingo.
We welcome Lorraine back again for another visit in the near future.
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The cutline under a photo in the Country Living section of last week’s Times should have read, “Noah VanHeyst, left, and his sister, Jenaya, helped Marie Gibson blow out the candles on her 90th birthday cake at her party held Sept. 15 in the common room at the Golden Age Manor in Emo.”
Sorry for the error and any inconvenience.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday evening were Darlyne Bruce and Gerry Allan, with consolations to Lorraine Swire and Adelia Guba.
Merv Hyatt won the door prize.
A cribbage and 500 card party will be held at the Legion this Saturday.
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A come-and-go open house will be held in honour of Nick and Ann Veldhuisen’s 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
The children invite you to join them in this celebration and praise God for His goodness in granting their parents 50 years together.
Tea and a luncheon will be served. No gifts please, just your presence.
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An introductory meeting on “Alpha,” including a meal and video, will be held tonight (Oct. 2) at 7:15 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
What is meaning of life? What happens when we die? What relevance does Jesus have for our lives? These are just a few of the questions to be discussed.
“Alpha” is for everyone—come and find out. Contact Clarence Haak at 486-0277 for more info.
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The Emo Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual fall tea Friday, Oct. 18 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Emo Legion. Admission is $2.
There will be a bake table, penny table, and a door prize. “This is the time we ask for the community support with workers and baking,” said auxiliary president Heather Oltsher.
If you can help with these tasks, it would be much appreciated.
Oltsher thanks everyone for your continued support, and invites all to drop by for fellowship and goodies.

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