by Linda Stillinger Big Valley Bulletin
The Big Valley Inn Crib players began the 2018 season on Sunday, Jan. 7 with nine players out for the afternoon. Doug Harrold and Betty Bell tied for first and second place, Stan Nattestad won third and Dale Kobi took home the booby. Gladys McLeod won the regular draw.
The Big Valley Inn Crib group welcomes new players over 18 year of age whether you wish to join the group or just drop in once in a while. The group meets every Sunday at 1 p.m. playing eight games with prizes at the end of the afternoon. Come on out and join the fun. For more information please call Trudy at 403-876-2571.
The Big Valley Drop In Centre’s first crib tournament of the new year was held on Sunday, Jan. 7. First place went to Lynne Gjaltema, second to Ron Milton, third to Linda Thomas and Ed Whiteside went home with the booby. Drop In crib is held every Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Events at the Drop In Centre also include canasta on Monday and Friday nights at 7 p.m. and floor curling every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.
The Drop In’s first community pancake supper of 2018 will be on Monday, Jan. 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.
The Big Valley Historical Society will be hosting a special event on Saturday, Mar. 3 to raise funds for repairs to the McAlister Motors building and the historic St. Edmund’s Church on the hill. Come join them at the Big Valley Jubilee Hall for an evening of good food and drinks and be entertained by the infamous country comedian/poet “Ol’Ugly”. Tickets for the event can be obtained from any historical society member and at the Bistro on the Boardwalk.
January birthday greetings go out to Takaleah Daychief – 1, Ross Annable – 1, Nicole Zoller – 1, Tom Fraser – 3, Marj Olive-Kilpatrick – 5, Lawrence Wilkie – 6, Art Tizzard – 8, Ariane Jensen – 8, Danny Webster – 11, Owen Jake Stewart – 11, Marguarite Kerbes – 12, Mike Noon-Ward – 12, Indianna Soboleski – 13, Don Saar – 15, Rod Miller – 17, Bill Kirtley Jr. – 17, Keelan Stefanik – 17, Reece Stefanik – 17, Thomas Cassidy Jr. – 17, Micah Toews – 19, Curt Watts – 22, Marian Rinehart – 25, John Bolton – 26, Chad Kirtley – 27, Chase Skocdopole – 28, Austin Daychief – 28, Brady Duncan – 28, Ann Tizzard – 30, Devon Boulding – 31, Aaron Stewart – 31, and Adam Stewart – 31.