‘Country Jam’ coming up

Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The next “Country Jam” will take place on Friday, Sept. 21 starting around 7 p.m. at the Emo Legion.
Admission is $2, which is used to help pay the bill for the lights and air conditioning.
If you love to dance, or just like sitting and listening to some old country tunes, then mark the date on your calendar, bring a friend, and plan on having a wonderful evening.
The bar will be open for adult refreshments and the kitchen staff probably will cook you up some snacks if you show up hungry.
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The Rainy River Running Club has started up again. If you would like to join the group and practice your running, they meet at 5:15 each Tuesday at the Lions Park in Emo and on Thursday at the same time at the Emo Sports Field.
Get in shape by running with a friend. All level of runners will be accepted.
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The Border Skating Club will be holding a CanSkate program in Emo, with registration set for next Wednesday (Sept. 12) at the Emo Arena.
The classes will take place Mondays and select Fridays (if there is no hockey tournament).
Star skate/seniors will run from 4-5 p.m. while the beginners to Stage 6 will start at 5:05 p.m. and end at 5:50 p.m.
Check online or on the Township of Emo’s Facebook page for pricing and fundraising requirements.
Additional information can be obtained by calling Alisa Jacobsen at 1-218-434-3405 or by e-mailing borderskatingclub@gmail.com
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The Rainy River-Baudette Border Lions Club is selling raffle tickets on a 21-foot Princecraft pontoon boat (provided by Nestor Falls Marine), complete with a 90 h.p. Mercury motor and a trailer.
Second prize is $1,500 in cash while third prize $500.
Ticket cost $20 each and only 3,000 have been printed.
The winning ticket will be drawn during the Rainy River Walleye Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.
All proceeds will go to the RRBB Disaster Relief Fund. Help support the Lions in the west end of the district by picking up your ticket as soon as possible.
You do not have to be at the tournament to claim your prize but it would be great to see you there!
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The Alberton, Chapple, Emo, and La Vallee Fire & Emergency Service is recruiting!
Applications are available at the various municipal offices, online, or from any firefighter.
What if you called and no one answered? Your services are required in order to keep our fire department strong and active.
Check them out on Facebook at ACELFireEmergencyService.
Successful applicants may start on Nov. 1.