Tickets being sold on child’s art desk

The Emo Family Resource Program currently is selling tickets on a child’s art desk. It is on display at Gillons’ Insurance office on Front Street in Emo.
Tickets cost $2 each or three for $5, which are available at the centre during regular operating hours.
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The Township of Emo will be holding a barbecue/car wash on Thursday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Car wash donations will be gladly accepted.
While your car is being washed, why not take some time for a hotdog and a pop for $3 (add a bag of chips and the cost will be $4).
The OPP also will be holding a car seat and booster seat clinic at this time. Parents will learn the proper regulations on installing these seats, and I am sure they will be happy to answer any questions you have.
All proceedsfrom the day’s events will go towards the Emo sports field.
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The Friends of the Emo Public Library still are looking for volunteers for the dunk booth that will be set up during the Emo Fair later this month.
Anyone interested is asked to contact the library (482-2575) and leave your name and number so someone can contact you to set up the most convenient time.
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The Mission House in Emo, located along Highway 11/71 on the west side of the Anglican Church, is open every Wednesday.
They welcome any donations of clothing and household items. So before you throw anything away, think if it might be something that could be reused by another less fortunate home.
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A reminder about the Rainy River Valley Agriculture Society’s annual Fall Fair. Anyone interested in having items in the exhibit hall is asked to pick up a fair book and purchase a membership.
This can be done at the Emo municipal office or by contacting RRVAS secretary/treasurer Jan Judson at 482-2428. The annual membership cost is $10 and each exhibitor must have one.
The secretary will be at the fairground office on Tuesday, Aug. 16 and Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 4-8 p.m. Items must be brought in at this time.
The 2005 fall fair also is looking for workers. Contact the following people in the area you are interested in: exhibit hall—Lois Caul (486-3341), gate—Emily Watson (486-3688), and grounds—Bill James (274-7146).
This is a great way for high school students to earn the community hours needed to graduate. Be a part of the fair and get involved.
•Did you know?
The Eastern White Pine was declared the official tree of Ontario by the Arboreal Emblem Act, which was given Royal Assent on May 1, 1984.
The Eastern Pine was an important source of income and trade during the pioneering days—and continues to be a valuable resource for Ontario.

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