Shamrock tea slated Friday

Dave Ogilvie

The Emo & District Hospital Auxiliary will be holding a Shamrock tea and bake sale this Friday (March 13) from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Emo hospital cafeteria.
Admission is $3 at the door, and there will be a door prize and bake table.
Come out and support the auxiliary, which is always looking for new members. Memberships are available for only $2 each.
The hospital auxiliary would like to thank the entire district for its support in the past—and hopes to see you out on March 13.
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The Rainy River District Women’s Institute will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day dinner this Saturday (March 14) at the Devlin Hall.
Supper, which costs $15, will consist of corn beef and cabbage, roast pork, vegetables, salads, and apple crisp and lemon pie. There also will be entertainment, door prizes, and a penny table.
This event is a fundraiser for the W.I.’s museum building fund and everyone is welcome.
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The Northwest Business Centre is very excited to announce the upcoming ARTpreneur conference on March 31 in Kenora.
Dubbed as a one-of-a-kind event that will enhance the entrepreneurial spirit within our region’s artists, the day-long conference is packed with presentations and workshops from industry experts from across Northern Ontario and Manitoba.
Regardless of your artistic discipline, you are welcome to learn, network, and grow the business of your artwork.
For full details and to register, visit to
In related news, a unique art exhibition at the Lake of the Woods Museum in Kenora will be on display from March 17-April 4, with a reception planned for March 31 from 6-8 p.m. in conjunction with the conference.
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The Lenten lunch services will continue Wednesdays at St. George’s Anglican Church in Emo. Services start at noon, followed by a soup-and-sandwich lunch at a cost of $4.
Last week’s service was well-attended, with roughly 40 people enjoying a light lunch and fellowship in the church basement.

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The Alberton rec committee reports it had a fantastic day for its winter family fun day on Saturday. They had a great turnout on a sunny but cool day.
Those on hand went through several dozen hotdogs, lots of hot chocolate, and many marshmallows.
Thanks to everyone who helped out and attended.