Community Promotions to meet

Let 2013 begin, as we have all reflected over 2012. We hope everyone has recovered or is recovering from colds and flu.

Let 2013 begin, as we have all reflected over 2012. We hope everyone has recovered or is recovering from colds and flu. Condolences to our local residents who lost loved ones over the holidays.

Now our community is getting back into the groove of things, with the Community Promotions our first meeting to create a community business plan. It’s a plan to get all our groups working together.

The Donalda Coulee Friendship Club meets Thursday at the Drop-In Centre, with lunch and the meeting. New members are welcome. The January Pancake and Jam Session will be this Sunday at 11 a.m.

The Friendship Club has tried to keep Bingo going, but the attendance has not been good. We’ll try again Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Drop-In.

The Friendship Club is looking for anyone with scraps of wood, creativity to build birdhouses and donate them to the Drop-In, They will auction them off in a fundraiser to build a much-needed storage shed.

The Donalda Curling Club will host a combined bonspiel, Jan. 21-26. For entries, call Mike at 403-883-2469, Paul at 403-883-2168 or Kim at 403-883-2407.

Birthday wishes go out to Tim Swaren, Drew Rouse, Natasha Martz, Jeanne Pearson, Clay Awe, Ian Stone, Morgan Baker, Aveya Laye, Cindy Auton, Dusty Vikse, Mardy Kulak, Bob Halseth,Amy-Ann Kotz, Chariti Dahl, Duncan Charles, Harper Tantrum, Juston Clement, Raesha Berry, Michael Nattestad, RJ Sideritsch, Adam Kulak, Larry Nelson, Rowena Sta Cruz, Jack Hillestad, Bruce Salmon, Teresa Kneeland, Jeremy Norman, Jean Olson, Ryan Auton, Stephanie Sideritsch, Brad Henderson, Eric Guillund, Graeme Broemeling, Darcy Shepherd and Jessica Dixon.

—DONALDA DIARY