ETL open house runs today

In celebration of the Emo Toy Library becoming an Ontario Early Years Centre, an open house is being held there today (May 19) from 1-7 p.m.
A cake-cutting was planned for 1:30 p.m., with musical entertainment by Carmela Klug and a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog.
There also was to be balloon animals, face-painting, and lots of crafts for the kiddies, along with free sandwiches and refreshments. Child and adult door prizes also were to be given away.
The open house also is a chance for people to meet the ETL’s new co-ordinator, Laurel Armstrong, and her assistant, April Simmons.
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The Chapple Museum in Barwick is holding a tea, featuring the theme “Brides from the Past,” on Saturday, June 5 from 1-4 p.m.
This promises to be a colourful and unique occasion to view the different fashions from the past.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (May 12) were Gerald and Loraine Bullied (high), with consolations to Rudy Meyers and Gladys Allen.
Holding a 23-hand was Elder Jack and Mary Gavin, as well as Larry Kellar and Marion Larsen.
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The next men’s breakfast will be held this Saturday (May 22) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion. The buffet costs $8, and guest speaker will be Al Friesen from Winnipeg.
For more info, call John (483-5459), Henry (482-2983), or Phil (483-5568).
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Nurses Week was held this past week across Canada. At Emo, nurses offered blood pressure and diabetes tests, plus served up strawberry shortcake to show their pleasure in having us come out to support the cause.
Nurses are a profession appreciated by us all. They deserve credit in many areas.
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We are thinking of our patients of late, including Buzz McComb, who was released from Winnipeg and is back here at the hospital, and Raoul Cayer, who was still hospitalized as of press time.
Bill McCready was showing much improvement after the surgery he had, and was well enough to attend the nurses’ social. Meanwhile, Ann Wielinga continues to suffer from back pains.
And speaking to Stephanie Hawkins’ daughter, she said her mother was doing well and had four treatments left. We wish all the above the best of health in the future.

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