Emo news

Dave Ogilvie

A fish fry supper will be held this Saturday (Jan. 31) from 5-7 p.m. at the Emo Legion.
Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for children six and under, with take-out meals being available prior to 4:30 p.m.
Come out and support the Legion, have a fantastic meal, and visit with friends.
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Word spread quickly around Emo and even across the Internet about the tragic fire at Pastor Dueck’s house just outside of Emo.
The good news is that everyone in the family is in good shape except for some frostbite. Unfortunately, the Duecks lost everything.
They will be moving back into the church’s house in Emo and will require donations from the community.
If you would like to give please call Carmela at 482-3751.
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The first-annual “Shiver on the River” 5K run is being planned for Monday, Feb. 16 (Family Day) starting at 10 a.m. sharp in Rainy River.
Registration is $15 per runner, with lunch being served afterwards at the rec centre for a small fee.
As well, family events will take place there starting at noon.
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The United Church of Canada’s Cambrian Presbytery Youth Event, entitled “World of Worship,” will take place Feb. 19-22.
Aimed at students in Grades 7-12, come and join them as they explore Christian worship around the world, have their own “winter snow Olympics,” go tubing at Loch Lomond, and hang out with friends old and new.
The cost is $60.
For more information or to register, call Rev. Frances Flook at 482-2835.
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Members of the Fort Frances Jr. Sabres hockey team last week took part in their adopt-a-school program across the district. On Tuesday (Jan. 20), the team visited Donald Young School here in Emo, where they took part in a “meet and greet” assembly in the gym at 11:15 a.m.
Later in the morning, the players visited the classrooms to tell students about their hockey experiences and their hopes for the future.
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The 3:16 Club, which has been taking a break since the Christmas holidays, will be up and running again Wednesday, Feb. 11 at Calvary Baptist Church.
Students from senior kindergarten to Grade 5 are invited to attend.
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The 42nd-annual Churchperson’s bonspiel is being held on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The entry fee is $76 per team (which includes lunch), with 12 rinks being accepted.
Those interested in participating should call Bill Gushulak at 274-3891 (home) or 274-2971 (work), or Rick at the curling club (274-6667).
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Pre-natal classes are being offered by the Northwestern Health Unit in Emo from March 3-31 and again from Sept. 1-29. It is important to call early in your pregnancy to register as classes are offered on an “as needed basis.”
Topics include healthy lifestyle choices, preparation for labour and birth, nutrition, exercise, breastfeeding, comfort measures and relaxation, and fetal development.
Partners welcome to attend, as well!
Contact the health unit at 482-2211 to sign up.