Hospital auxiliary tea tops $1,000

The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary would like to send out a huge thank you to everyone for their support during its annual tea and bazaar last Friday at the Emo Legion.
Heather Oltsher said it’s amazing how people will donate the many different things that are needed to make this event such a huge success.
People and businesses donated their time, along with items for sale, and because of all the generosity, the group was able to raise well over $1,000.
The auxiliary now has enough funds to purchase the new tub needed for the Emo Hospital that will cost roughly $18,000.
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Don’t forget the Emo Public Library’s new sign will be unveiled this Friday (Oct. 21) at 1:30 p.m. in conjunction with Ontario Public Library Week.
Everyone is invited to join the Friends of the Library at this time in order to celebrate what our library has to offer, not only to Emo residents but those who live in the surrounding communities.
All are welcome to stop in and have some cake, and see all the great things this little library can help you with—from borrowing books and movies to accessing the Internet.
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Everyone is welcome to a Community Family Fall Harvest Supper and program this Saturday (Oct. 22) at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
A home-cooked turkey supper and will be served from 5:30-7 p.m., followed by a silent auction. Special music also will be provided by the S.C.A.P. school family.
A free-will offering will be taken, with the proceeds going towards S.C.A.P.’s building fun.
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Don’t forget the Women’s Institute Museum, located in Emo, will be holding a harvest supper fundraiser this Sunday (Oct. 23) from 5-7 p.m. at the Devlin community hall.
Admission is $12 for adults, $4 for children, and free for those six and under.
This is a great way to enjoy a meal out at an affordable price while helping to preserve local history.
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The Emo Family Resource Program/Ontario Early Years Centre will be in Barwick on Monday (Oct. 24) from 10 a.m.-noon.
This is a free service and everyone is welcome to bring their little ones to the hall to enjoy some games and crafts. This also is a great opportunity for parents to mingle with other parents.
A reminder there will be no ’flu shot clinic at the centre as previously stated.
And don’t forget about the Hallowe’en party being held at the toy library on Friday, Oct. 28. Everyone is encouraged to bring their costume for the trick-or-treating that will be done on Front Street.
This party is for children who are registered for the centre’s programs.
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Did you know?
In 1945, Earl Tupper created his first polyethylene plastic seven-oz. bathroom tumbler, so called this because it could fall or tumble without breaking.
But a tumbler drinking glass already had been around for centuries before Tupperware.
It was specially-designed with a round or pointed bottom so that it couldn’t stand upright and had to be drunk dry before it could be laid on its side, otherwise it would tumble and spill.