Watson elected fair board president

La Vallee Reeve Emily Watson has just been elected president of the Rainy River Valley Agriculture Society (better known as the Emo fair board).
Congratulations Emily!
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Emo Esso won first place in a PeeWee girls’ hockey tournament in Fort Frances last weekend. Thirteen girls from Devlin, Emo, and Nestor Falls made up their skillful team.
Way to play, girls!
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Congratulations to Bill and Doris McCready, who just celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary.
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The book launch for La Vallee’s centennial history book is all set to go next Saturday (Feb. 28) at 7 p.m. This will take place at the Devlin Hall, with wine and cheese being served.
Please R.S.V.P. to Joyce at 486-1153 or joycew@jam21.net
Books can be purchased for $70 each that night (if you haven’t already pre-ordered one) while the first one off the press will be auctioned off.
In related news, the date for the Centennial Ball has been set for March 20 at the Devlin Hall.
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The Emo Legion will hold its monthly Bingo next Thursday (Feb. 26). And don’t forget a cribbage and 500 card party is slated there on Saturday, Feb. 28 (reservations are appreciated).
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The Rainy River Cattlemen’s Association will hold its next meeting tonight (Feb. 18) at 7:30 p.m. in Stratton.
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There will be an open house at Crossroads School next Wednesday (Feb. 25) from 2-5 p.m. for parents who are looking to register their child for kindergarten in the fall.
Please bring along your child’s proof of age, immunization record, and Ontario Health Card.
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The Crossroads Tornadoes will compete in a senior boys’ basketball tournament this Saturday (Feb. 21) at St. Francis School in Fort Frances.
Good luck, boys!
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Robin’s 2¢:
I decided to take an aerobics class. I bent, twisted, gyrated, and jumped up and down for an hour. But by the time I got my leotard on, the class was over.