‘Hunter’s Dinner’ set to go Saturday

By Robin McCormick
Devlin correspondent

The Emo and District Lions Club will once again host their “Hunter’s Dinner” this weekend.
The always-enjoyed event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Barwick Hall.
Happy hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m.
The cost is $20.
Adding to the fun will be a penny table, a live auction, a gun raffle, and a 50/50 draw plus “Dicey “Desserts.”
Proceeds from the evening will help fund projects in the district, including the playground in Devlin.
Tickets are available from all Lions Club members, local businesses, or call Kent at 276-1946 or Joanne at 271-0941.
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The Emo Legion will host a Remembrance Day tea on Sunday, Nov. 10.
The Legion Ladies will be having a bake sale, cookie walk, there will be meat pies, cabbage rolls, “Pick-A-Poppy” penny table, 50/50 draw, and more.
This day will be a lot of fun and great socializing event.
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There will be a church service to honour Remembrance Day at the Emo Legion at 10 a.m. on Nov. 11.
Cenotaph services in Emo will be at 11 a.m. that day, followed by a service at the Devlin cenotaph at noon.
This will be followed by a service at the Rainy River First Nations cenotaph at 1:30 p.m., the Barwick cenotaph at 2 p.m., and the Stratton cenotaph at 2:30 p.m.
There also will be a Remembrance Day dinner Monday at the Emo Legion.
The dinner will be served at 5 p.m.
Cost is $15. Children 12 and under pay $8.
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Sincere sympathy to the family of Bert Smeeth. He will be sadly missed by family and friends
Sincere sympathy also to the family and friends of Ricky Thompson.
He always wore a big smile for everyone he met.
Our community is thinking of both families at this sad time.
And sympathy to the family of Robert (Bob) Weatherbee. Bob passed away last week after a battle with cancer.
Bob is the son of the late Morley and Marg (Cooke) Weatherbee.
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Get well wishes to Tony Bliss. Tony recently suffered a fall and underwent surgery.
Our community sends you all the best for a speedy recovery.
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Robin’s 2¢
Getting your heart broken is the worst feeling.
Okay . . . but have you ever been whipped in the eyeball by a cow tail!?

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