DYS tallies up Terry Fox totals

It’s been 22 years since the inaugural Terry Fox Run but people are willing to give in even greater numbers.
At Donald Young School, the entire student body and teachers joined in this year’s run there. Even the weatherman co-operated.
After all the tallying was completed, the school had raised $622.50 for this worthy cause.
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A reminder Coffee Break/Story Hour/Little Lambs goes each Wednesday morning at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. The coffee is on at 9:30 a.m., with Bible study following a half-hour later.
Meanwhile, the new Alpha program goes there every Wednesday, starting with supper at 6:30 p.m. and then a video presentation at 7. Each week deals with a different topic.
The C.R.C. also is hosting a Thanksgiving Day worship service on Monday (Oct. 14) at 10 a.m., followed by a pie social. Everyone is welcome.
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Guest speaker at the C.R.C. this past Sunday morning was former pastor Neil Vriend (1962-1965), whose topic was entitled “Heart of Communion, Community, Reconciliations.”
While here, he was the house guest of Ted and Ynske Kaemingh.
Organist Dianne Heerema and pianist Diane Haak led the congregational singing.  That evening, Mark Mast of CSSM was the guest speaker. He also is the chairman of the local Christian Parents Association.
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Arena manager Tony Bliss and assistant Linda Carmody have the ice in at the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre, with hockey teams, figure skaters, and ringette players all starting their practices this past Monday.
Former staff member Norman Cain has returned as a part-time employee.
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Accompanied by his brother, Roger, of Winnipeg, Arthur Bonot had his surgery, which was a success. They were flown back by air ambulance to the Emo Health Centre.
The family was with Art during his surgery. We all wish Arthur the best of health.
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A friend and I motored to Dryden last Thursday for his appointment with a specialist. The trip was scenic from every viewpoint, especially with the leaves now turning so many colours.
The condition of the roads also were awesome, with only about 50 km of repair work yet to be completed on Highway 502.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (Oct. 2) were Dar Bruce and Jerry Allan, with consolations to Jose Balicewich and Connie Hill. Marian Larson won the door prize.
There were four winners on the 23 hand—Lois LaBelle, Adelia Guba, Jerry Allan, and Dar Bruce.
Cribbage winners at the monthly party there Saturday were Nicole Drennan and Marion Larson, with consolations to Kate Bragg and Dar Bruce.
Rudy Meyers won the door prize.
The next monthly card party is slated Nov. 2 at the Emo Legion. A reminder the annual Betty Kellar Memorial 500/Cribbage tournament is slated there Nov. 30.
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The Francis Malcolm family had lived in Mather Township for years and were well-known in our area, as well.
Francis recently passed away and in my conversation with Eileen Malcolm, she expressed her thanks to everyone for all the support the family had received, especially from people in Emo and Mather.
It was all very much appreciated.

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