Knox women to host fall tea

The Knox United Church Women in Emo are having their annual fall tea, bazaar, and bake sale Friday, Nov. 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the church hall.
White elephant table will be featured. Admission is $2.
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Bingo will be held tomorrow (Oct. 25) at the Emo Legion Br. #99. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the first game at 7. The Legion will be having monthly Bingos on Thursday nights.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (Oct. 17) were Alice Kellar and Adelia Guba (high), with consolations to Kate Bragg and Sis Woolsey.
Rudy Meyers won the door prize.
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The Emo Playground fundraising committee is raffling off a five-seater (with slide) Pelican Sun Island paddle boat donated by Nestor Falls Marine Ltd.
The draw date is Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets, which cost $2 each or three for $5, are available throughout the community.
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The annual senior’s Christmas party is slated Sunday, Dec. 2 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Emo Legion Br. #99. Tickets cost $4, which are available through Adelia Guba at 482-2513.
Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis so not wait until the last minute.
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Organizers already have 35 tables for Chapple’s “Christmas in October” coming up this Saturday (Oct. 27) from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Barwick Community Hall.
There will be gifts for all occasions (though mainly focusing on the Yuletide season), and refreshments/hot lunch will be served. Admission is free.
Anyone requiring tables can contact Shirley Dumas or Crystal Hyatt.
Proceeds with go towards playground equipment at the municipal park. “It will be built on several phases until the entire set is running,” noted Dumas.
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On Saturday, Oct. 6, Stewart and Alice Kellar attended the wedding of their granddaughter, Debbie Carey, to Brad Duggan in Kenora. Debbie is the daughter of Ted and Linda Carey.
On Tuesday, Oct. 9, Alice Kellar attended the memorial service for her sister, Elizabeth Stevens, in Winnipeg.
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Rumour has it Elvis is alive and well, and will appear at a 50s and 60s dance—featuring music by Milestone—on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 8 p.m. until midnight at the Barwick Hall.
Age of majority is required, and those attending are asked to dress in the styles of that era.
Sponsored by Chapple Recreation, cost is $6, with proceeds to help the Emo library.

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