Emo fall tea deemed success

By Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The Emo Hospital Auxiliary would like to thank all those who attended, supported, and donated to their annual fall tea which was held last Friday.
The door prize, which was donated by Cloverleaf Store, was won by Marlene Tiboni of Rainy River.
Two fall wreaths, donated by Cindy Judson, were won by Gladys Jolicoeur of Stratton and Mona Hartnell of Fort Frances.
The winner of a beautiful quilt made and donated by Cabin Country Quilters Guild will be drawn at the “Strawberry Social” which will be held on June 19, 2020.
Tickets for the quilt draw are still available and are only $2 each.
Once again, thanks to everyone for supporting the work of our auxiliary in our community.
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The next Country Jam in Emo will be held this Friday (Oct. 25) at the Emo Legion starting at around 7 p.m.
If you love country music, plan on attending with some friends.
Admission is only $2 and covers the cost of heating.
The bar will be open for refreshments and the kitchen staff may be available to cook up some snacks.
New musicians are always welcome, but are asked to bring their own equipment and to be set up ready to play well before 7 p.m.
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The November Jam will be held on Friday, Nov. 22. Please mark this date on your calendar and plan on attending.
The Country Jams are still well-attended and a great time to dance and meet up with old friends.
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The Emo and District Lions will once again be hosting their “Hunter’s Dinner” on Saturday, Nov. 9 in Barwick at the Barwick Hall.
The cost of the wild meat and fish dinner is only $20.
There will a penny table, a live auction, a 50/50 draw, a gun raffle and “Dicey Desserts.”
Happy hour will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are available from all Lions members, local businesses or by calling Kent at 276-1946 or Joanne at 271-0941.
Tickets will no doubt go quickly, so pick up yours soon.
Proceeds from the evening will help fund projects in the district.
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The 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron is looking for new members.
They meet Monday nights now through June 11, 2020 in the arena auditorium.
Ages 12-18 welcome.
Registration is ongoing through the year.
For more info, contact the squadron at 274-1365, 908aircadets@gmail.com or facebook.com/908AirCadets.

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Emo fall tea deemed success

Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary’s annual fall tea and bake sale was a great success Friday afternoon, with many people attending.
The beautiful log bird feeder was won by Linda Kreger.
A big “thank you” to all who came out from Emo and the surrounding communities to help support the auxiliary’s tea and upcoming projects.
The auxiliary will be purchasing the following necessary items for the Emo Health Centre: a pain pump, centrifuge, privacy curtains, and renovations to the shower room.
Meanwhile, in celebration of its 30th anniversary, the auxiliary made its final payment for the renovations at the Emo Clinic.
Thanks to the monetary support of many, this project was achieved.
Donations, including in-memoriams, can be made to the Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary, with charitable tax receipts issued.
Donations may be sent to treasurer Christine Hartry at P.O. Box 505, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0 or left at the Emo Health Centre with Tracey Grennier.
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The next “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion is slated for this Friday (Oct. 20).
If you love old-time country music, be sure to mark the date on your calendar and plan on attending.
Admission is only $2, which helps the Legion cover the heating bill.
The kitchen crew also will have some tasty snacks for sale and the bar will be open.
The music starts around 7 p.m.
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The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association has selected Stratton to host its fall town hall-style meeting.
It has all of Canada to choose from and it’s being held here in Rainy River District. 
The event will take place next Wednesday (Oct. 25) at the Millennium Hall in Stratton.
Cocktails will be served at 5 p.m., followed by a free dinner at 6 p.m. and the business meeting at 7 p.m.
Matt Bowman, the current president of Beef Farmers of Ontario, along with other BFO board members, also will be in attendance.
As well, a very special award will be presented to one of our very own farms! You will want to be there for this!!
Please register at www.eventbrite.ca/e/cca-town-hall-stratton-on-tickets-38416682331
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A “Men’s Fellowship Breakfast” will be held this Saturday (Oct. 21) starting at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
Come for a delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends.
Dan Tausendfrende will be speaking about a trip he took to China in the 1980s.
Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12/person.
For more information, call Larry at 482-3104.