Shamrock tea, bake sale planned

Dave Ogilvie

The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary will be hosting a Shamrock Tea and Bake Sale on Friday, March 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Emo hospital cafeteria.
Admission is $3, and there will be a door prize along with some great baking.
Funds raised will go towards upgrading the X-ray equipment at the Emo hospital.
Any donation of baking would be greatly appreciated. The organizers would like to thank everyone in advance for their consistent support over the years.
In related news, the auxiliary is offering memberships for only $2, which is a real bargain.
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Donald Young School’s 2010 musical production is “Beauty and the Beast,” with performances to take place Feb. 24-26 starting at 7 p.m.
Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $10 for adults and $6 for senior (kids under 12 are free).
By all accounts, this year’s musical will continue the tradition of great presentations by the students of Donald Young School.
Plan to attend—and bring a friend!
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Anyone interested in the possibility of using “green” wood products in various kinds of construction projects are invited to take part in a webinar.
Join this 30-minute webinar in the comfort of your own home and hear Jennifer O’Connor of FP Innovations share her knowledge of this growing trend and how you can profit from it.
All you need is access to the Internet and a portable phone.
The final chance to take part in the webinar series, entitled “Selling Wood Products to the Green Building Market,” will take place tomorrow (Feb. 25) at 3 p.m. (CST).
To register for this seminar date, visit
This event is brought to you by the Value to Wood Program funded by Natural Resources Canada.
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A Seniors’ Games Day is held at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo on the third Monday of each month at 2 p.m.
Come out and enjoy board games, sequence, marbles, Mexican train, etc. All seniors are welcome to attend!
For more information, contact Ralph and Jacquelyn Hunsperger at 482-2051.
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Healthy food boxes are available at the Northwestern Health Unit office in Emo.
Order and pay for your box on the first Thursday of each month, then pick it up on the third Thursday of each month at Country Lane Foods.
Each box costs $25 plus a deposit of $5, which will be refunded when the box is returned.
This program is open to anyone and is great for anyone wanting to eat healthier. It is a deal for people who find it difficult to eat enough vegetables and fruit, or to get out to grocery store.
If you think the box may be too big for you alone, simply split it with a friend.
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The Lenten lunch services will be continuing on Wednesdays at St. George’s Anglican Church in Emo.
The service starts at noon, followed by a soup-and-sandwich lunch at a cost of $4.
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The third-annual Emo Inn Bonspiel held Friday and Saturday (Feb. 19-20) at the Emo curling rink was a total success.
Attendance was great and everyone enjoyed some competitive curling.
Grant Meyers’ team won the ‘A’-side, Gordon Hoskins’ team took the ‘B’-side, and Jay Mosbeck’s rink captured the ‘C’-side.
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The Rainy River District Women’s Institute’s Heritage Day celebration lunch, which was held Friday (Feb. 19) at the United Church in Emo on, was well-attended by people from across the district.
After enjoying a hearty hot lunch, those on hand took time to look over the penny table and bake table.
Proceeds from the event will go towards maintaining the W.I. Museum in Emo.
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This month’s men’s breakfast held on Saturday (Feb. 20) was well-attended. The men in attendance enjoyed an excellent breakfast served up by members of the Emo Legion, as well as an inspirational message from Pastor Dan Vos of the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
The next breakfast will be held on March (20, with the speaker that morning to be Prof. Ernie Koop of the Steinbach Bible College.
If you have never attended a men’s breakfast, accept this as you invitation to do so in March.
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The annual World Day of Prayer service will be held Friday, March 5 at 1:30 p.m. at Guthrie United Church in Devlin.
Come and join with others as they worship in the “Spirit of the Women of Cameroon.”
A service also will be held at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Way Church.