T.O.P.S. salad supper set

It’s that time of year when the Devlin TOPS #ON3019 presents its salad supper. This year’s event takes place Monday, May 26 at 6 p.m. at the Devlin Hall.
Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for children aged six-12 (those five and under are free).
Come out and enjoy the multitude of fresh salads, baked beans, buns, dessert salads, and all the fixins (take-out salads also are available).
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Last month’s winner of the Dev-Lynn’s gas draw was Chris Bodnar, who took home a digital camera.
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A reminder the annual Devlin ball diamond clean-up is this Saturday (May 10) starting at 9 a.m.
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The next “chem-free” grad meeting is set for Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Fort Frances High School library.
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Students needing their community hours to graduate from high school can help clean up in the township. Contact the municipal office at 486-3452 for more details.
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Be advised that summer hours at the Devlin landfill took effect on May 1.
Its hours of operation are now Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-8 p.m. Be sure to bring your landfill card with you.
If you don’t have one, stop by the municipal office to get a replacement.
Also note that access to the wood pile and scrap metal pile requires the assistance of the attendant.
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La Vallee Township is now accepting applications for summer student labourers. Duties will include cemetery mowing, ball park mowing, landfill site clean-up, and building maintenance.
Applicants must be at least 15 years of age, and a driver’s licence will be considered an asset.
Application forms can be picked up at the municipal office during office hours and must be submitted no later than Friday, May 16 at 3 p.m. The anticipated start date is the week of June 23.
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Chelsey Mosley placed first in the Crossroads speech contest held last week for Grades 6-8. She now will compete in the Rainy River District speech contest later this month in Fort Frances.
Congratulations, Chelsey.
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The winner at last week’s card gamesat the Emo Legion was Darlene Bruce while the low went to Mary Gavin. Roy Elias won the draw.
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Last week’s card results at the Devlin Hall showed the high going to LaDonna Klem and Jim Kellar, with the low being taken by Pat Busch and Bob Meyers.
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Don’t forget a Victorian tea party in honour of Mother’s Day will be held this Friday (May 9) from 7-9 p.m. and again Saturday, May 10 from 2-4 p.m. at the Knox United Church in Emo.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children eight and up.
The planners have seen to it that this tea is filled with many special treats to make it a Mother’s Day weekend to remember.
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A reminder that Canadian fiddler Scott Woods and his family will perform on Mother’s Day (May 11) at 7 p.m. at Knox United Church in Fort Frances.
Tickets, which cost $15 each, are available at Fort Frances General Supply and Sight & Sound.
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I’d like to wish all mothers a Happy Mother’s Day on Sunday. Enjoy your day to the fullest!
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Robin’s 2¢:
Two neighbours appeared in court—each woman accusing the other of causing trouble in their building.
“Let’s get to the evidence,” the judge said in an effort to end their bickering. “I’ll hear the oldest woman first.”
The case was dismissed for lack of testimony.

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