Kaeminghs back home from European vacation

Ted and Ynkse Kaemingh are home from a month’s vacation to The Netherlands, where they spent time visiting with cousins and other relatives.
The couple also spent three weeks with their daughter, Christine, and family in Geneva, Switzerland. It’s a little difficult getting used to the style and culture, etc. there, but the family is managing quite well.
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The men’s breakfast Saturday morning at the Emo Legion drew more than 45 people. Al Friesen of Winnipeg was the guest speaker.
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Some 45 ladies attending the “Coffee Break” wind-up at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo last Wednesday (May 19). The ice cream social was well-received.
Despite the summer break, the leaders already are right at it planning for another session starting in the fall.
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On Friday morning, my wife and I visited with the Ducharmes at Tim Hortons in Fort Frances. Garry is visiting here from British Columbia while Mark was over from International Falls, where he is on staff at Falls Memorial Hospital.
The former Tracy Ducharme lives close to Garry in B.C. while Todd resides at Devlin. Nonetheless, the brothers and sister still keep in close touch with each other.
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“Wheels to Meals” at the Emo Legion last Thursday saw carpet bowling prior to their luncheon, during which time Kayla Lauzon entertained the group with different songs.
Just a few more outings left for the seniors before they take their summer break.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (May 19) were Darlyne Bruce and Jerry Allan (high), with consolations to Donna Morrish and Adelia Guba. Agnes Walduck won the door prize.
In related news, the monthly Bingo at the Emo Legion goes tomorrow (May 27), with doors opening at 6 p.m. The jackpot is $250.
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Joanne Swire was on duty at Circle D Restaurant in Emo Sunday. I, of course, congratulated her as one of the 19 graduates from the nurses’ program and I viewed the graduation photos of her in different poses.
Nursing is a good career to work at. Joanne advised me she’s been at Rainycrest for 10 years, and now would like to be employed at either La Verendrye or Rainy River.
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The Chapple Museum’s spring tea is coming up Saturday, June 5 between 1-4 p.m. This event will feature “Brides of the Past,” so plan to visit the museum that day.

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