Emo to mark Family Day

Dave Ogilvie

Everyone is invited to celebrate Family Day on Monday, Feb. 21 at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre.
Children are encouraged to bring their parents for an afternoon of free family fun from noon-4 p.m. There will be family skating from noon-2 p.m., followed by shinny hockey from 2-4 p.m. (helmets and gloves are mandatory).
There also will be free movies, games, and snacks.
This event is organized by the Emo-La Vallee-Chapple Healthy Communities Coalition, with special thanks to the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre board for making the community centre available free of charge for this event.
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The Emo-La Vallee-Chapple Healthy Communities Coalition invites you to “visit” Denmark during the 16th stop of the Country Club.
It will take place Wednesday, Feb. 16 from 1-3 p.m. in the common room at the Golden Age Manor here in Emo.
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The Emo Inn’s annual open curling bonspiel will take place Feb. 18-20 at the Emo Curling Club.
Action will start at 5 p.m. on the Friday and run through to Sunday afternoon.
The cost is $140 per team. Only 20 teams will be accepted so if you are interested in entering, please get your money in as soon as possible to hold your spot.
Prizes will be given to all participating teams, and snacks and refreshments will be provided on the Friday night. There also will be a dinner on the Saturday night for all curlers.
For more details, call 482-1440 after 4 p.m.
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The C.W.L. at Our Lady of the Way Church will host their annual Valentine party for seniors on Monday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Stratton seniors’ centre.
Meanwhile, the next regular monthly potluck at the Stratton seniors’ centre will be held Thursday, Feb. 17 at noon.
The meal will be followed by entertainment provided by Hannah Loewen.
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The person who left a jacket at the Stratton seniors’ centre a few months ago can arrange to retrieve it by calling Sheila at 487-2675.
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A benefit roast beef dinner and dance is planned for Saturday, Feb. 12 at the Devlin Community Hall.
Tickets cost $20 each, which can be purchased at Cloverleaf, Tompkins Hardware, and the Hair and Body Care Shoppe.
Proceeds will be given to Tyler Romyn and his family to help defer the costs of his medical treatment in Winnipeg.

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