‘Garage Sale’ day planned in Emo

Dave Ogilvie

This Saturday (June 4) has been declared ”Garage Sale Day” in Emo.
Garage sales will be held at various locations around town, including one at 51 Walker St. from 8 a.m.-noon featuring golf clubs, hockey equipment, clothing, toys, lamp, end table, and much more.
Come out on Saturday and tour Emo early to get the best deals.
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The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary will be holding its annual “Strawberry Social” on Friday, June 1 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Emo Health Centre cafeteria.
The cost for some excellent strawberry shortcake, tea, coffee, and friendly conversation is just $3, with proceeds going towards the upgraded X-ray equipment at the hospital.
Everyone is invited to attend!
The auxiliary would like to thank the surrounding communities for their support over the years and hope to see you at this year’s “Strawberry Social.”
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The Rainy River District Women’s Institute Museum in Emo is now accepting applications for two summer student positions.
Applicants must be older than 15 and still be enrolled in high school or a post-secondary institution.
Interested students may apply in writing to P.O. Box 511, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0 (attention Sheri Stamarski) before June 13.
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The United Churches across the district will be holding a camp, called “Seasons of the Spirit,” from Aug. 8-12 for kids aged eight (or entering Grade 3 this September to age 14.
Registration forms are now available from any of the United Churches in the area, and will be received on a first-come, first-served basis.
The cost is $130 per child (up to a maximum of $375 per family). A “Sunshine Fund” has been established to help children who otherwise would be unable to attend.
In related news, organizers of the United Church camp are looking for youth leaders.
Youth entering Grade 10 in the fall, or anyone in high school (graduating in June), are eligible to apply.
Camp for youth leaders, including training, will run from Aug. 7-13, with the deadline for applications being June 10.
Organizers also are looking for adult leaders who would be willing to come out to help at camp.
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A reminder that the annual Emo “All Church” picnic, sponsored by the Emo Ministerial Association, will be held Sunday, June 12 starting at 12:30 p.m. at the Emo sportsfields.