Men’s Breakfast coming up

By Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The men and boys of the district Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at the Emo Legion, Saturday Nov. 16 at 8 a.m.
Come for delicious breakfast and enjoy fellowship with old and new friends.
Chris Vieira pastor of the Calvary Baptist church in Emo will be the guest speaker.
Men and boys of all ages are welcome. Cost per person is $12.
For more information, call Ted at 807-275-6573.
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There will be a special country music evening on Nov. 16 in Barwick.
“Country Rewind” from Atikokan will entertain everyone who enjoys listening or dancing to a variety of country classics.
There will be a $5 admission fee, which will cover pop, water and some snacks.
Mark the date on your calendar and plan on attending this special event.
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This is your last chance to get tickets for the Emo and District Lions’ “Hunter’s Dinner” on Nov. 9, 2019 in Barwick at the Barwick Hall.
The cost of the wild meat and fish dinner is only $20.
There will a penny table, a live auction, a 50/50 draw, a gun raffle and “Dicey Desserts.”
Happy hour will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are available from all Lions members, Cloverleaf Store or by calling Kent at 276-1946 or Joanne at 271-0941.
Proceeds from the evening will help fund projects in the district, including the new playground in Devlin.
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The next regular meeting of the Emo Council will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Emo Municipal Council Chambers, 39 Roy Street. The public is welcome to attend.
In related news, Emo is looking for someone to fill the position of assistant program co-ordinator at the Emo Early Child and Family Centre, commencing as soon as possible.
Please submit you cover letter and resume to the attention of Bridget Foster, Chief Administrative Officer, in one of the following ways:
by email in the form of one PDF file (preferred); at the reception desk of the Emo Municipal Office at 39 Roy St.; by mail to Township of Emo, P.O. Box 520, Emo, ON, POW 1E0; or by fax at (807)482-2741.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact the Township of Emo municipal office at (807)482-2378.
Emo would like to thank all the applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications will be accepted until 3 p.m. local time on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.

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Men’s breakfast coming up

Dave Ogilvie
Emo correspondent

The next men’s breakfast goes next Saturday (March 25) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
This month’s guest speaker will be Henry Hostetler from Red Lake, who is involved in a ministry that flies in to reserves in Northern Ontario.
He also was instrumental in translating the Bible into several native languages.
Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12 per person.
For more information, call Larry at 482-3104.
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St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Emo is holding its annual St. Patrick’s Day supper in the church hall this Friday (March 17) starting at 5:30 p.m.
Admission to this fantastic roast beef meal is by advanced ticket only, which cost $15 for adults and $8 for children aged six-12.
Tickets are available from Joyous Bragg (482-2498), Heather Oltsher (487-2253), and Mary Curtis (482-2094) or from Gillons’ Insurance.
Tickets may be scarce by now but if you want some great food and a touch of Irish entertainment, be sure to phone quickly.
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A community Easter Sunday sunrise service will be held April 16 at 7 a.m. on Front Street in Emo (across from Tompkins Hardware).
It will be followed by breakfast at the Emo Legion, with admission being a free-will offering.
Everyone is welcome to attend and bring your own chairs if needed.
In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the Emo Legion.
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“Convicts” are wanted for the fifth-annual Voyageur Lions Club’s “Jail or Bail” fundraiser set for Saturday, April 22 at the Fort Frances Curling Club.
Being held in conjunction with the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce’s annual Home and Business Expo, the event will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Students, businesses, and organizations . . . your help is needed. Nominate a teacher, principal, boss, or co-worker and they will be arrested on April 22 as part of the fundraiser.
To arrange the arrest of your “guilty” party, call Bill Michl at 276-1334. Mug shots of nominated assailants will be taken and posted online, along with their crime!
Your monetary donations not only help these poor saps out of the slammer but, more importantly, support local charities. 
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The Muskie boys’ hockey team is holding a raffle in conjunction with hosting the OFSAA tournament.
The draw date is next Thursday (March 23) at noon at the Ice For Kids Arena in Fort Frances.
The total number of tickets being sold is 2,500.
Prizes include a four-day, three-night fishing trip for two people at Manitou Weather Station, a 2,000-watt Honda generator, $850 Heron Landing Golf Club membership, an $800 Kitchen Creek Golf Club membership, a water trampoline/slide combo, an iPad Air, a FXR snowmobile jacket, Dragon polarized sunglasses, Reflexology/Massage, a Mustang self-inflating PFD vest, a $100 Brockie’s Jewellers gift certificate, and a Sirius Stratus 6 radio.
Tickets cost $10 each, which can be purchased from Muskie players and parents, a well as at any Muskie boys’ hockey game.
Support the Muskie boys’ hockey team and get your ticket today!