‘Hunters’ Night’ scores bullseye

By Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The Emo and District Lions would like to thank the entire district for its phenomenal support of their annual “Hunters’ Night” which was held on Saturday in Barwick.
Nearly 350 people enjoyed a fantastic meal of wild meat and fish, cooked up by the club’s excellent kitchen staff.
The Lions welcomed fellow lions from across the district and from clubs in Minnesota. Visiting hunters were in abundance as were local supporters.
All aspects of the evening were a complete success, including the penny table, the 50/50 draw, the cake toss, and the gun raffle.
Congratulations to Jodi Caul, the winner of a new rifle.
The highlight of the event was possibly the live auction, led by auctioneer, Bud McQuaker, who did a marvelous job of coaxing the crowd into some rather large bids.
The club members would like to thank all the donors who generously donated items to the penny table and the live auction.
The volunteers who helped serve food, those who stuck around to clean up and everyone who so willing assisted the club in raising money for the playground in Devlin.
Next summer when you play baseball or attend a game, take a walk over to the park and watch the children enjoying this accessible playground.
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There will be a special country music evening on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Barwick.
“Country Rewind” from Atikokan will entertain everyone who enjoys listening or dancing to a variety of country classics.
There will be a $5 admission fee, which will cover pop, water and some snacks.
Mark the date on your calendar and plan on attending this special event. Music will begin around 7 p.m.
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The men and boys of the district are welcome to attend the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Emo Legion on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 8 a.m.
Come for delicious breakfast and enjoy fellowship with old and new friends.
Chris Vieira pastor of the Calvary Baptist church in Emo will be the guest speaker.
Men and boys of all ages are welcome. Cost per person is $12.
For more information, call Ted at 807-275-6573
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Emo is looking for someone to fill the position of assistant program co-ordinator at the Emo Early Child and Family Centre, commencing as soon as possible.
Please submit you cover letter and resume to the attention of Bridget Foster, Chief Administrative Officer, in one of the following ways: by email to Foster in the form of one (1) PDF file (preferred), or at the reception desk of the Emo Municipal Office at 39 Roy Street, Emo, ON, by mail to Township of Emo, P.O. Box 520, Emo, ON, POW 1E0; or by fax at (807)482-2741.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact the Township of Emo municipal office at (807) 482-2378.
Emo would like to thank all the applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted until 3 p.m. local time, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.

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