Emo set to hold ‘Garage Sale Day’

Dave Ogilvie

This Saturday (June 2) will be “Garage Sale Day” in Emo.
This will include the Rainy River Valley Agriculture Society’s “Tail Gate” flea market, which will run from 9 a.m.-noon (rain or shine) under the grandstand at the Emo fairgrounds.
Tables are available for $20 each, with Marie Whiting being the volunteer in charge.
Call 487-2323 for more information.
Other sales around Emo include
•#14 Jessie St. (St. Patrick’s Church) on Friday, June 1 from 3-7 p.m. and again Saturday, June 2 from 7:30 a.m.-noon;
•#35 Hannah St. (“Relay for Life” fundraiser;
•#12 Florence St.;
•#7950 Highway 602; and
•#9073 Colonization Rd.
In related news, Emo also will be holding a “Give Away Day” on Saturday, June 9, which is a great opportunity to find a new owner for those reusable unwanted items.
Just place a “free” sticker on your unwanted items and place them at the end of your driveway.
Residents are responsible for removing any of their own leftover items.
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The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary is in the process of collecting pennies.
They have just over $3,000 to pay off the CR reader/X-ray upgrade, and also will be pledging to the upcoming digital mammography campaign.
If anyone would like to help the hard-working auxiliary by donating their pennies to this worthy cause, bring them to the hospital cafeteria and place them in the jar or contact a member.
Also watch for posters for the auxiliary’s next event, which will be its annual “Strawberry Social” on Friday, June 8 in the hospital cafeteria.
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The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society presents a “Tribute to the Legends of Country Music.”
Come out and listen to the music of Dolly, Patsy, Loretta, Kitty, Jeannie, Jim Reeves, Hank Williams Sr., Johnny Cash, the Statler Bros., Willie Nelson, etc., as performed by Manitoba’s own “Country Blend,” this Sunday (June 3) at the Emo Legion.
The show begins at 7 p.m.
Tickets cost $20 each, which are available at Causeway Insurance (Fort Frances), Tompkins Hardware (Emo), or by calling the RRVAS board secretary at 482-2428.
They also will be available at the door.
Proceeds will go to improvements at the Emo fairgrounds.