‘Pop Your Winter Blues’ concert in works

Keep an eye out for the “Pop Your Winter Blues” concert that is being held by the Friends of the Emo Public Library and the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary in late January.
It is sure to be an even bigger success than the inaugural one last year.
The evening will include an amazing performance by the Borderland Community Orchestra, along with a silent auction. A few items already up for grabs include a photo borderless printer donated by Epson Canada, a gift certificate to Hammond’s Nursery, and the Township of La Vallee’s history book.
Anyone wishing to donate a new item to the silent auction is asked to kindly drop it off at the Emo Public Library or call and make arrangements for pick-up.
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The Friends of the Emo Public Library thank everyone who purchased a ticket on the holiday draw. As well, thanks to Pat Busch for her beautiful quilt and Cloverleaf for its gift certificate.
Without these donations, the “Friends” would not be able to help the Emo Public Library.
Names of the winners will be announced her next week.
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Knox United Church in Emo will be holding a community dinner on Christmas Day starting at 1 p.m.
If you’d like to attend, contact the church at 482-2835 or Janet Loney at 482-2585.
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Did you know?
German settles migrated to Canada from the United States in the 1700s.
They brought with them many of the things associated with Christmas we cherish today, including Advent calendars, gingerbread houses, cookies—and Christmas trees.
When Queen Victoria’s German husband, Prince Albert, put up a Christmas tree at Windsor Castle in 1848, the Christmas tree became a tradition throughout England, the United States, and Canada.
My wish is that everyone has a happy and safe holiday season, and that it is carried on into 2006. Season’s greetings, everyone!