McCormick honoured as Senior of the Year

By Robin McCormick
Devlin correspondent

The 2019 Senior of the year was Len McCormick.
He was honoured on Dec. 7 during the annual Municipality Christmas party.
Len has been a lifelong resident of the municipality. A hockey coach in his younger years with the Emo, Devlin, Barwick Minor Hockey Association.
Len has been with the Independent Order of Oddfellows, ultimately achieving the Level of Grand Master, and working throughout the district committed to helping others.
He also served a term on the La Vallee municipal council and was a member of the La Vallee volunteer fire department for many years.
He now enjoys his time as a Legion member, an avid dancer and curler.
Congratulations, Len, from your community and the entire district.
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There will be a Christmas dinner in Emo with take out or delivery.
This is made possible by the Emo Knox United Church with the generous support of New Gold.
If you would like a Christmas meal (at no cost) contact Joyce Meyers (482-2086) or Janet Loney (482-2585).
Anyone willing to help with the supper preparation or delivery is welcome.
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There will be Christmas services at the Emo United Church on Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. No service on Dec. 29. Joint services in Devlin on Jan. 5 at 9:45 a.m.
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There will be a Christmas Eve Mass at St. Patrick’s Church in Emo at 6 p.m., in Rainy River at Our Lady of the Way at 8:30 p.m., and 11 p.m. in Pinewood at Our Lady of Good Council.
There will be a Christmas Mass (on Christmas Day) at Our Lady of the Way in Pinewood.
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I’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a blessed and joyful Christmas season. All the best in 2020!
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Robin’s 2¢
Let’s all take a moment to recognize the true heroes of the Christmas season: elastic waistbands.

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