Baby shower slated next Tuesday

A baby shower will be held next Tuesday (Sept. 27) at 7 p.m. in the lower level of St. Patrick’s Church in Emo to welcome the newest member of the Lado family (the family from Africa that was sponsored by the Emo community).
Christian and Christine welcomed their third child—a boy—into the world on Sunday, Sept. 11. Everyone is invited to come and help celebrate the Lado family’s first child to be born here in Canada.
In order to help the Lado family, you may give a donation of money that is being collected. The funds will be placed on an account at Emo Drugs so the family may purchase baby supplies.
Donations will be taken at the shower, or you can stop in at Emo Drugs and make your donation there.
If you would like more information, contact Mary Curtis at 482-2094.
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Late registration for the 2005/06 season of the Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association are still being accepted. For more info, contact Shane McDonald (482-2785) or Sue Pelepetz (482-3024).
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Next Wednesday (Sept. 28) from 2-4 p.m., everyone is invited to register for the exciting new boys’ and girls’ program being held at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
On this day, there will be a hike and a wagon ride (weather permitting), as well as snacks for everyone to enjoy.
The new club, for boys and girls in JK-Grade 6, will be held every Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m. The first regular day will begin Oct. 5.
There is no fee to attend and new children are always welcome.
An after-school snack will be provided, along with a Bible story, craft, music, and games. This program will be replacing the regular G.E.M.S. for girls.
For more information, feel free to contact Andrew Hall (482-1797), Reta Dykstra (482-1241), or Lori-Ann Shortreed (482-1002).
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Meredith Croswell will be holding a scrapbooking crop this Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 23-24). A minimum of 10 people is required per day in order to make this event possible.
The cost is $15 per person each day, or $25 for the weekend.
Meredith will have products available on these days for you to purchase. So if you want to get busy with some scrapbooking, call her at 487-1057 or just stop in and stock up.
Friday’s cropping hours will run from 7 p.m. until midnight while Saturday’s hours are 9 a.m.-midnight.
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Donald Young School parents are reminded that the school will be holding its open house today (Sept. 21) beginning at 7 p.m.
You also are reminded that the Scholastic Book Fair will be set up in the gymnasium during the open house and then again tomorrow (Sept. 22) from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
For every $10 spent at the book fair, at least $6 in product profit goes directly back to our school. This is a great opportunity to think ahead to Christmas.
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Sturgeon Creek students from Barwick raised about $3,500! Way to go!
The students were encouraged to raise funds with the help of two very brave teachers, Darcy Jack (Grades 7/8) and Dave Ogilvie (Grade 6/7), who agreed to shave their heads if the students raised some $3,000.
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The Friends of the Emo Public Library are holding a silent auction on a hand-carved robin, donated by Raoul Cayer. This can be seen at the Emo Post Office, where bids also can be made.
Bidding will close Oct. 21.
Everyone is invited to stop in at the post office and check out the wonderful work Mr. Cayer has done.
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Did you know?
Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer Don Grashey passed away at his home in Thunder Bay on Monday, Sept. 12 at the age of 79. His death came only 10 days after the passing of his longtime friend and business partner, Chuck Williams.
Don Grashey is recognized for “discovering” Loretta Lynn and signing the future country star to his fledgling Zero Records label. He subsequently managed the careers of Canadian Country Music Hall of Famers Myrna Lorrie and Carroll Baker.
Grashey also was a prolific songwriter, mostly notably co-writing the country hit “Are You Mine,” which has been recorded by many Canadian and Nashville duet acts.
He was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 1989.

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