‘Wheels to Meals’ to host program

“Wheels to Meals” will host a presentation on the Caregiver Support Program for Older Adults, by Sandy Skirten and Tana Langtry, tomorrow (Feb. 6) at 12:30 p.m. at the Emo Legion.
The day will start with carpet bowling at 10:30 a.m., followed by lunch at noon consisting of pea soup, egg salad and salmon sandwiches, and tapioca pudding.
Cost for lunch is $5, and everyone is welcome.
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There was a fairly good attendance on hand for the monthly Bingo at the Emo Legion held last Thursday (Jan. 30). The lucky winner of the jackpot happened to be Mary Gavin.
Congratulations, Mary, this has been a long time coming.
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The Alpha course, sponsored by Emo churches, will examine the Christian faith at 7 p.m. each Thursday for the next 10 weeks at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
Each weekly session begins with an informal dinner at 6:30 p.m. and ends with small group discussion and interaction. To learn more about this course, contact Clarence Haak at 486-0277.
Or better still, come out to the sessions and find answers to questions about life and God and how they relate.
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Donald Young School welcomed to its staff Zoe Boileau, who is a half-time assistant in the Grade 4/5 classroom.
The Grade 7/8 students have been busy practising for an upcoming basketball tourney next Tuesday (Feb. 11), with the girls playing at DYS while the boys travel to Sturgeon Creek.
Also coming up is a science fair display slated for Thursday, March 6.
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Cribbage winners at the Emo Legion last Wednesday (Jan. 29) were Mary Gavin and Elder Jack (high), with consolations to Marion Larson and Doreen Kisell.
Loraine Bullied won the door prize, with Loraine and Gerald Bullied scoring a 23-hander.
Cribbage winners there last Saturday (Feb. 1) were Connie Hill and Nicole Drennan (high), with consolations to Elmer Haglin and Jeanine Shine. Winning at 500 were Mary Gavin and Elder Jack, with consolations to Bob Woolsey and Loraine Bullied.
Ella Carruthers won the door prize.
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A seniors’ Valentine Tea is slated Friday, Feb. 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the Stratton seniors’ centre. It is sponsored by the CWL at Our Lady of the Way, and all seniors are invited.
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Pastor Bill Tuininga from Covenant C.R.C. in Winnipeg was guest speaker at both worship services last Sunday at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. At the morning service, he also conducted the baptism for Grace Elisabeth Kooistra, daughter of Wayne and Wilma Kooistra.
His message topic was entitled “Seniors in the Saddle,” saying even though these are your “golden years,” you need God’s presence to stay strong.
Six ladies of the church performed special music.
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In March, the local Christian Farmers’ Federation of Ontario will celebrate 20 years of serving Rainy River district.
The CFFO is planning a supper and annual meeting for members and those interested on Wednesday, April 9 at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo, with a workshop to be held here April 10.
Martin and Jenny Oldengarm will be visiting the district. For more info, contact Sietske at 483-5323 or call 274-6005.
The CFFO encourages Christian farmers to join them so they can do more for Ontario agriculture.
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The Emo Lions Club will be having a garage sale this spring. If you are spring cleaning, think of the Lions, who will accept anything except clothes.
Contact Maureen (482-2579) or Bob (482-2737) if you can help out.

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