Plans set to go for Family Day

Robin McCormick

An invitation is extended to all families for Family Day (Feb 21).
There will be a day of free family fun at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre.
The day’s events include a family skate from noon-2 p.m., followed by shinny hockey from 2-4 p.m. (helmets and gloves mandatory).
As well, movies and games will be available from noon-4 p.m., including snacks
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The Tyler Romyn benefit on Saturday night was a huge success. A sold-out crowd was on hand at the Devlin Hall, with many people purchasing tickets but unable to attend due to limited seating.
Thanks to all the organizers, beef farmers, businesses, and private donations. Once again proof that our community pulls together to make this district one to be proud to part of!
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Sympathy goes out to Becky Chabot and Savanna-Chabot Fortner in the passing of their husband and father, Daniel Fortner, who passed away Feb 8.
Daniel resided in Cullowell, N.C.
Your friends and family are thinking of you at this difficult time.
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The Emo Legion will host a “Funspiel” on March 4-5. The cost is $25 per person and teams will be made up of four people.
The cost includes an evening banquet.
For more information, call Vernon Thompson at 482-2499.
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The next Bingo at the Emo Legion is slated for Tuesday, March 8.
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Cards played at the Emo Legion last week saw Gerald Bullied and Donna Sheppard take the high while the low went to Roy Elias and Rudy Meyers.
Mary Gavin won the draw.
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Robin’s 2¢
Three women—two younger and one senior citizen—were sitting naked in a sauna. Suddenly there was a beeping sound.
The young woman pressed her forearm and the beep stopped. The others looked at her questioningly.
“That was my pager,” she said. “I have a microchip under the skin of my arm.”
A few minutes later, the phone rang. The second young woman lifted her palm to her ear.
When she finished, she explained, “That was my mobile phone. I have a microchip in my hand.”
The older woman felt very low-tech. But not to be outdone, she decided she had to do something just as impressive.
She stepped out of the sauna and went to the bathroom. She returned with a piece of toilet paper hanging from her rear end.
The others raised their eyebrows and stared at her.
The older woman turned and said, “Well, will you look at that . . . I’m getting a fax!”

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