Byemoor Curling Club’s hosts men’s bonspiel

14 teams compete

By Les and Rosemary Stulberg

Byemoor Curling Club’s men’s bonspiel wrapped up in Byemoor on the weekend with 14 teams competing. Winning top honours and capturing the A event was the team of Jamie Muhlbach, Ryan Mulgrove, Brent Muhlbach and Mike Tucker.

Second in the A event was the Lee Fowler team while the rink of Jason Reed placed third.

B event — 1. Justin Jones 2. Dale Nixon 3. John Schofer.

C event — 1. Tracey Nelson 2. Kent Holowath 3. Dale Crowle 4. Brady Armstrong.

READ MORE: Byemoor arena ready for skaters

Congratulations to former Byemoor resident Eileen Green who celebrated her 90th birthday on Feb. 1. Eileen was the guest of honour at a surprise birthday family gathering in Red Deer on Feb. 2 with all her family.

Happy Birthday wishes are also sent to Bob Green who celebrated his 93rd birthday on Feb. 3. Best wishes for many more happy occasions to Bob and Eileen.

Congratulations to Cliff James and Jenelle Hassett of Endiang on the birth of their son Orrin Levon James on Feb. 2 in Drumheller. Orrin weighed eight pounds 14 ounces. He is welcomed by big brother Briar and big sister Renn.

Also, congratulations to the local grandparents Frank and Edith James.

Byemoor’s Boar’s Cup hockey tournament is fast approaching. Set for Feb. 15-17 at the Endmoor Arena in Byemoor, this tournament is always a fun time.

There is still a need for concession workers for the Boar’s Cup, so if any volunteers are willing to lend a hand please contact Rebecca Schofer on her Facebook page.

Crib at the Endmoor Drop-In Centre on Jan. 31 saw first place go to Jean Mappin while Ken Schultz placed second.

Luann Buchwitz along with Cheryl Annas enjoyed a week vacation to Mexico on Stella’s Winter Escape tour, with Stella Stevens of CFCW.

They stayed at a resort at Nuevo Vallarta near Puerto Vallarta and enjoyed touring and seeing the local sights.

Luann and Cheryl have been friends since becoming school chums in Grade 1.

The Endmoor Mites hosted a hockey tournament on Jan. 26 at the arena in Byemoor. Teams from Delia, Drumheller and Big Valley also participated. It was a great tournament with lots of fun had by all. Thanks to all the organizers, sponsors and volunteers for making the tournament a success.

County of Stettler’s annual Community Service Awards and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner goes on Thursday, Feb. 21 at Linda Hall. Anyone wishing to purchase tickets to the event may do so at the County administration office in Stettler.

Halkirk Elk’s is hosting its annual Alaskan Seafood and Comedy Night on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Halkirk Community Hall. Featured entertainer is ventriloquist and magician Damien James.

Tickets are available at the Halkirk Snack Shack, Castor Value Drug Mart and Well’s Furniure in Stettler.

Attention curlers, mark your calendars for the Big Valley Men’s Bonspiel on March 20-23. Be sure to register before March 17. To register contact Chad Sorensen at 403-741-7045 or Chris Laisnez at 403-740-9445.

Congratulations to Dustin Houston and Kora Zimmer who were married on Feb. 2 in Big Valley. Many folks from Big Valley and surrounding communities helped the newlyweds celebrate their special day at the wedding dance at the Big Valley hall. Best wishes for a long and happy marriage, Dustin and Kora.

Remember these events coming up at the Big Valley Drop-In Centre — meeting and potluck luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 21 at noon and the pancake supper on Monday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Results from the Big Valley Inn Crib Club on Sunday, Jan. 27 were: First – Lillian Kirtley with seven perfect games. Second – Earl Ortman. Third – Len Shaw.

Walk away the winter blues and join the Big Valley Walking Club which goes every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Big Valley Drop-In Centre. For more information call Angie Proulx at 403-740-2564.

Humorous thought for the day — “A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.”

“I haven’t failed; I just found 10,000 ways that didn’t work.” – Thomas Edison.

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