Countdown to Halkirk’s 100th year anniversary – Halkirk Herald

Congratulations to the local young adults who will be completing their high school education this June. Spring proms are being held in Castor on Friday, May 27 and in Stettler on Saturday, May 28. Graduating from GW High in Castor are Alison Dahmer, Kyle Godbersen, Jade Malloy and Samantha Neilson and from Wm.E Hay in Stettler are Briane Brodersen and Victoria Ruddell.

Jennifer Lee, bride-elect of Curtis VanEsch was the guest of honor at a bridal shower at Linda Hall on Tuesday evening. Assisting the bride were her sister, Amanda Lee, of Blackfalds, friends Sarah Tucker and Karla Klaus and Curtis’s sister Amanda VanEsch. The bride’s mom, Joanne Lee and the groom’s mom, Delores VanEsch from Nevis were both present. Games were played, gifts were admired and lunch was served to conclude the evening.

Jillian Schaffner was one of the young people Confirmed at the Castor United church last Sunday. Her grandpa Dale Berry and his friend Carole Bumford of Saskatoon were able to attend the celebrations and spend the weekend with Brent and Ellyn and family.

Margarie Potter from Carstairs visited last week with her brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Jacqui Dietrich.

Reminder: Province wide fire ban. Our thoughts are with those who have lost their homes due to the wildfires in Northern Alberta.

Coming up: May 27- Town clean-up day- Mother Teresa students will be picking up garbage so let’s pitch in and give them a hand; May 28 – Hazardous waste round up at the Fire hall – 10 am to 2 pm; June 1 –Mrs. Norman’s piano students annual recital at the Hall at 7pm; June 15 – Important meeting to be held at the Hall to discuss Halkirk’s 100 anniversary coming up in 2012. All members of the community, town and country residents, young and old, are asked to attend. Input from the community is essential. Everyone’s opinion/ideas are important. Meeting is at 7 pm. Mark it on your calendar and tell your neighbours.

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