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Byemoor Bull-a-rama set for April 14

BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS -- The Endmoor floor curling club sent two teams to Castor for their bonspiel last Monday. Endmoor curlers included Cliff Donald, Doug Harrold, Eva Nielsen, Dave and Carol Sisley, Carol Stulberg and Mickey Tucker. The curlers enjoyed the Castor hospitality.

Byemoor Community Club is having its annual general meeting on Monday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Byemoor Hall. Everyone is welcome and new faces and ideas are most welcome. The community hall is an integral part of the community so hopefully folks will step up and lend a hand on the committees.

Four local ladies volunteered their time on the weekend to cook at Ronald McDonald House in Red Deer. Yvette Hayden, Gwen Keith, Linda Kobi and Mandi Reitmann prepared supper for approximately 20 persons who are staying at Ronald McDonald House and dealing with family members in the hospital.

Crib results from the Endmoor Drop-In Centre for the past two weeks are: Mar. 2 1. Doreen Nixon, 2. Jean Mappin and on Mar. 9 1. Gladys McLeod, 2. Doreen Nixon.

Congratulations to Lindsay (nee Tucker) Bowness on her graduation from basic training in the military. Lindsay is the daughter of Glen and Theresa Tucker.

Some local country music fans took in the Eric Church concert in Edmonton on Friday evening.

Dara (Green) Hallett accompanied a group of her friends to B.C. for a Wine Tour in the Okanagan Valley last week.

We send congratulations to Jack and Vi Grams on the occasion of their 59th wedding anniversary on March 7. Best wishes to Jack and Vi for many more happy years.

Happy 65th birthday wishes go to Frank James who celebrated his special milestone on March 10. We hope you enjoy being on the government payroll, Frank.

Congratulations to Bob and Janet Campbell on their 40th wedding anniversary, which they celebrated on Mar. 12. Wishing Bob and Janet many more happy anniversaries.

Mother Nature has decided she wanted it to be winter now; along with colder temperatures the district also received a hefty dump of snow. It looks like a winter wonderland but is not the best conditions for those having baby calves born.

Jaclyn Gallagher’s dance group hosted its dance recital on Saturday, March 11 at the Byemoor Hall. Friends and family of the dancers enjoyed the performance very much.

Many folks enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day each year. March 17, 461 AD is the date of death of Saint Patrick, a fifth-century Irish missionary and patron saint of Ireland.

Saint Patrick used the three-leafed shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to Irish pagans. The colour green has long been associated with the celebration.

St. Patrick’s Day is a public holiday in Ireland and a provincial holiday in one Canadian province, Newfoundland and Labrador.

As the saying goes, “There are two kinds of people, those who are Irish and those who wish they were.”

Mark your calendars for the Byemoor Bull-a-rama set for Friday, April 14 at the arena in Byemoor. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the bull bustin’ commences at 7 p.m.

Irish humour for the day: Many a time a man’s mouth broke his nose.” Irish proverb

“What do you call an Irishman who keeps bouncing off walls? Rick O’Shea.”

“Pubs The official sunblock of Ireland.”

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