Emo Legion planning fish fry

The Emo Legion will be holding its annual Good Friday fish fry this Friday (March 25) beginning at 4:30 p.m. Take-out orders will be accepted prior to this time.
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The next monthly Bingo at the Emo Legion will be held next Thursday (March 31), with doors opening at 6 p.m.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday were Darlene Bruce and Gerry Allan, with a high score of 1121. The low score (903) went to Thelma Gooden and Gladys Allan (better luck next time, Grandma Allan).
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The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary would like to thank everyone for attending its Shamrock tea and bake sale. Because of the overwhelming support, the grop was able to raise $873.00 this year—that’s $300 more than last year.
Hailey Foy of Atikokan won the child’s draw, Neil Grant won the door prize, while the table runner was won by Irene Redford of Fort Frances.
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The Emo Centennial Choir will be performing on Easter Monday (March 28) at 7:30pm at the Christian Reformed Church. The evening will include different Easter songs and readings under the direction of Renee Martin Brown.
Admission is a free-will offering, a portion of which will be donated to the “Community Chest” to help district residents facing expenses relating to medical treatment.
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I must wish my son, Carter, a happy sixth birthday on March 26 and my daughter, Marissa, a happy 10th birthday on March 27.
Also a happy birthday to Grandma Gladys Kinnear, Grandma Gladys Allan, my sister, Shannon, and to my very first nephew, William Anderson, who turned 13 on March 16.
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Emo’s Spring Fever Days are fast approaching, and with that comes the end of Emo’s first “Biggest Loser” contest. Who will be crowned the biggest loser?
Whoever wins this title actually is the biggest winner because, after all is said and done, they have become more fit and have a healthier life ahead of them.
Will Emo host another such contest? If you’d like to take part, or continue on in it, then contact Colleen at 482-1811 and let them know you’d like to get into shape!
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The Emo playground committee is selling Ester chocolates as a fundraiser again this year. So if you are planning to get the kids something sweet, why not help support this group and help enhance the park at the same time.
Chocolates can be purchased at the Emo municipal office, the Emo Public Library, and the Emo post office.
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The Emo Walleye Classic may still be two months away but volunteers are needed now! Without the people who give their time to help out, this annual tournament would not be the success it has grown to be.
Now in its fourth year, the EWC is filled to a maximum of 60 teams for the first time. A waiting list has been formed.
For anyone who wants to volunteer, pick up your phone and call Marlene McQuaker at 482-1247, or drop by The Village Variety and leave your name and number.
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Did you know?
•A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.
•On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
•Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
•Elephants are the only animal that can’t jump.
•Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
•No word in the English language rhymes with “month.”
•A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
•In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
•Tuesday is the most productive day of the working week.
•More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.

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