C.W.L. holding tea, bake sale

Dave Ogilvie

St. Patrick’s C.W.L. will be having a Christmas tea and bake sale this Saturday (Dec. 5) from 1-3 p.m. in the church hall.
There will be baking, crafts, draws, religious articles, and white elephant tables, with tea, coffee, sandwiches, and dainties being served.
Admission is $3 for adults and $1 for children under 10, and everyone is welcome to attend.
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The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary will be collecting non-perishable food items during the “Holly Daze” parade this Friday (Dec. 4).
They ask that people bring some food to share with those who are finding it difficult to take care of their family at this time of year.
They will have boxes to collect the food, and then will deliver it to the Emo food cupboard.
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There is still time to purchase a sheet of tickets for the theme baskets from Knox United Church’s “Shiny Penny Table.”
For only $5, shoppers can buy tickets and then bid on their favourite basket, which include themes such as “Guy on the Go,” “Toy Story,” “‘Movie Night,” “Christmas at Grandma’s,” and many more.
The winners of these fantastic baskets will be drawn Saturday at the conclusion of “Holly Daze” festivities here in Emo.
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The handi-van will be providing seniors’ tours of the holiday lights in Emo tomorrow (Dec. 3) from 6-8 p.m. There is no cost to go, and refreshments will be provided.
Pick-ups will take place at the Golden Age Manor common room and also at the Queen Street Manor.
For more information, call Siobhan at 482-2211.
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The Emo Centennial Choir will present an evening of Christmas music and readings, entitled “On That Night in Bethlehem,” on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
Directed by Renée Martin-Brown and accompanied by Lisa Vos, the choir has been working for many weeks to prepare for the evening.
Guest musicians will include Katherine Williams, Diane Veldhuisen, and Dean Lindstrom.
A free-will offering will go to help support a local charity.
Everyone is welcome to attend.
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The Rainy River Future Development Corp. will be holding a free workshop, entitled “Tips and Tools for Starting a Business,” on Wednesday, Dec. 16 starting at 10 a.m. in the RRFDC training room at 608 Scott St. in Fort Frances.
In this session, participants will be given the tools to help them with the fundamentals of starting a small business, as well as some tips on getting started.
For more information or to register, call 274-3276.