Creaseys’ departure is loss for Halkirk, gain for Stettler

The Halkirk Elks hosted eight visitors from the Heisler lodge at their regular meeting on Tuesday evening.

The Halkirk Elks hosted eight visitors from the Heisler lodge at their regular meeting on Tuesday evening. It was an inter-district visit led by their district deputy, James Zimmer.

After the meeting, there was an opportunity for the members from the two lodges to share views and experiences over snacks and refreshments.

Among the items discussed during the meeting was the oyster fry and white elephant sale, the fall supper and a quote was for a new sound system for the hall was reviewed.

The Halkirk Elks meet on the first Tuesday of the month. They are a very active lodge, and new members are always welcome.

Several of our students participated in the CARA cross-country runs last Tuesday at Theresetta School.

Winter hours for the waste-transfer station are now being used. They are Wednesdays from 1 to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Our community bids farewell to Dick and Ann Creasey, who have moved into Stettler. Their presence will be missed in our community and will be an asset to the Town of Stettler.

Steve and Edie Woodrow from Blackfalds were recent weekend visitors with Jan and Rose Koenraadt and Matthew and Scott.

Stan and Mabel Wheller from Killam spent Sunday afternoon visiting with Stan and Dorothy Anderson. They met to exchange pictures and family history.

Keith and Suzanne de Mos were overnight visitors at Rosebank farm on their way back from a driving vacation in parts of northern Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Peggy Vockeroth returned from a recent vacation to Akumel, Mexico.

This was Peggy’s first trip to Akumel. She travelled with her brother, Bob, and his wife Louise, who live in Edmonton.

COMING UP: Oct. 13 — Elks oyster fry and white elephant sale: doors open at 5:30 p.m. in the hall; Oct. 23 — Mother Teresa awards night in the school at 7 p.m.; Nov. 4 — community turkey supper organized by the Elks.

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