Gathering for women scheduled on Saturday

“Day of Joy,” a gathering for women featuring special guest speaker Ellen Pukalo, is coming up this Saturday (May 12) from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
An inspirational speaker from Beausejour, Man., Ellen is a city girl married to a farmer. Ellen is a stay-at-home mom who home schools their youngest child (who is 10).
Ellen’s focus is on meeting and knowing Jesus through work and play, good times and bad, as well as the ordinary and extraordinary. She likes to read and sew but believes God really speaks to her through gardening.
Ellen says she is Mrs. Average who wants to encourage all those other Mrs. Averages.
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A special night out for mothers and daughters is slated tomorrow (May 10) from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Barwick Community Church. There will be a guest speaker, refreshments, and crafts.
All are welcome.
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St. Patrick’s CWL will hold their spring tea this Saturday (May 12) from 1:3:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for seniors and students.
There will be bake, plant/craft, and penny tables featuring an assortment of items, as well as a 50/50 draw. Tickets are available from any CWL member.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (May 2) were Jerry Allen and Darlyne Bruce (high), and Lois LaBelle and Adelia Guba (consolations). Don Kinnear won the door prize.
The monthly 500/cribbage games held Saturday (May 5) saw Donna Sheppard and Elmer Haglin top the cribbage players, with the consolation going to Marian Grennier and Bethel Miller.
500 winners were Bob and Sis Woolsey (high), and Ella Carruthers and Adelia Guba (low). Dave Chambers won the door prize.
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“Wheels to Meals” for Thursday, May 10 presents songster Kayla Lauzon. Carpet bowling goes first from 10:45 a.m. until noon.
Lunch costs $5.50 each, and is open to everyone. After lunch, cards will be played both in 500 and cribbage.
A reminder the last program of the spring will be held Thursday, May 31. There will be bowling but instead of soup/sandwiches, there will be a windup potluck lunch.
The proposed date for the fall start-up will be announced in September.
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“Barnabas Players,” a musical drama group from Prairie Bible Institute, will perform in concert this Friday (May 11) at 7 p.m. at the Rainy River Evangelical Covenant Church. Everyone welcome.
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Cadet Sunday will be held May 13 as counsellors and the boys will be taking part in the morning service at the Christian Reformed Church. Everyone is welcome to meet with the group and note their progress/achievements over their winter months.
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Coffee Break, Story Hour, and Little Lambs held their season windup at 9 a.m. at the Christian Reformed Church. Ladies from every denomination had taken part in different activities arranged by the leaders.
I understand they all had a fun, learning experience. I’ve heard nothing but good remarks.

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