Community busy with events and visits

Clearview school division held their recognition night on Wednesday, June 18 at the Community Hall in Castor.

Clearview school division held their recognition night on Wednesday, June 18 at the Community Hall in Castor. Congratulations to Ann Creasey, who was recognized for 20 years of service and to Darcy Mabbott, who was recognized for 15 years of service. Debbie Hronek was recognized for 25 years of service.

The County of Paintearth treated the volunteer fire fighters and their spouses to a picnic lunch at the  firehall this week. Preparations and cooking were done by Tarolyn Peach, Walter Weber and Rocky Dahmer.

Grade 1 orientation was held on Friday for four very excited little girls. Last day of school is June 25 for most of the students except the Grade 9s who will write their final exam on Thursday.

A bridal shower honouring Amber Creasey, bride-elect of Chris Hansel, was held on Friday evening at the United Church in Stettler. Assisting the bride was her maid of honour, Courtney Robson, and bridesmaids Erin Weinzierl, Jessica Zylstra and Jessica Vleeming as well as the moms Ann Creasey and Marina Hansel. Also present were grandmothers Maxine Hansel and Marilyn Keibel. A delicious lunch was served while the guests viewed the gifts.

Max Schaffner was one of the guys who participated in the “walk a mile” in her shoes in Castor on Friday. The walk is to focus awareness of abuse against women and other vulnerable persons. Max is home from college for the summer and working at the Extendicare.

Brian and Margaret Miller from near Glasgow in Scotland have been visiting with Sonny and Marg Rowland. They arrived last Sunday and have toured Banff, Columbia Ice Fields, Waterton Park and much of Southern Alberta. They will also visit other family members before heading home.

Get well wishes to Shannon Blumhagen who is recovering with complications from hip surgery.

Irene Schilling has had her sister Doreen Johnson from Calgary visiting the last week.

Jan and Rose Koenraadt had friends Carleen and sister, Marianne Timmermans along with their mother visiting from Holland last Monday. They are on their way to Ontario to visit with their brother and family for a week before heading back to Holland.

HALKIRK HERALD