‘Wheels to Meals’ program to resume

The popular “Wheels to Meals” program at the Emo Legion will resume next Thursday (Jan. 10), beginning with carpet bowling at 10:45 a.m., followed by the meal and card playing.
Regular sessions also are slated Jan. 17 and 24, with the first carpet bowling tournament of the new year planned for Jan. 31.
Participants are asked to return all trophies and buttons to Wendy ASAP. Happy New Year to all!
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Adelia Guba accompanied her daughter and family, the Bill Michls of Stratton, to Williams, Mn. on Christmas Eve to join family members at the residence of her cousin, Judy and Don Senykr.
About 60 people attended the annual gathering, which also marked Adelia’s uncle Leon Wilson’s 93rd birthday.
Leon retired from the Minnesota Department of Highways a good number of years. He still enjoys fairly good health, having beaten cancer, and goes deer hunting regularly and fishing in the summer.
He and his wife, Mae, also take regular trips and also attend seniors’ activities in both Williams and Baudette.
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The Fort Frances Times recently carried a story/photo on Bob Jeffery, who has left the Northwestern Health Unit office in Fort Frances.
Donna Morrish tells me that is her grandson, and he will be working as a northern development advisor for the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines in Sudbury.
Donna spent her Christmas holidays with her daughter and family in Dryden. Her granddaughter was in the Fort Frances area and brought her back home.
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In my conversation with Gordon Meyers, he said he had a terrific Christmas. Now that his daughter, Dr. Kim, and family are living here in the former Edwin French home, it was going one house to the other.
Gordon enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
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Judy Morphet, who was here for the Christmas season, returned home to Toronto on Saturday while her sister, Pam, and family headed back to Cook, Mn.
They had gathered at the home of their parents, the Irwin Morphets.
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Paul and Margaret Melanson were Christmas Day guests of their daughter, Michelle, husband David Beaushene, and children, Ashley and John, at Nestor Falls.
Paul tells me Dave has his summer schedule all ready to roll, with staff already in place.
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Larry and Val Kellar, with family, spent the Christmas period with her folks, the Clarence Nordstroms, at Stuartburn, Man. They were joined by the Russ and Diane Nordstrom family from here, and Donna of Winnipeg.
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Veronica Viehbeck and daughter, Gladys, returned from their Christmas trip to Ottawa, where they visited with Allan Viehbeck and family. They also made a stopover at Thunder Bay to visit with daughter-in-law, Barbara Viehbeck.
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Arend and Wilma Wielinga had two of their daughters and families celebrate the Christmas season with them.
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Rod and Helen Finlayson of Toronto, along with children David, Jonathan, and Kendra, attended worship service Sunday morning at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo and then joined the congregation for coffee afterwards.
The family was here over the Christmas period visiting with her parents, Garnet and Violet Hands, who now reside at Rainycrest in Fort Frances. They also visited other family members here.
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The Christian Reformed Church held its New Year’s Eve service Sunday afternoon, which was led by Nick Schryvershof. The guest speaker for the New Year’s Day service was Mark Mast, with a luncheon following in the fellowship hall.
This Sunday (Jan. 6), the pulpit guest will be Rev. Jim Dekker from Thunder Bay, who will lead both services, which will include celebrating a baptism.

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