Crib to continue throughout summer

BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS -- In recognition of Earth Day, students of the Byemoor School cleaned up garbage accumulated over winter.

BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS — In recognition of Earth Day, students of the Byemoor School cleaned up garbage accumulated over winter in the hamlet of Byemoor. Thanks to the students for doing their part in making a cleaner environment.

Several of the winter activities in the community wound up last week and will now break for the summer months; they plan to resume again in the fall.

On Monday afternoon, the floor curlers wrapped up their season with a luncheon at the café in Endiang, before their final set of games of floor curling at the Endiang Hall.

Tuesday afternoon saw the card club conclude its season at Ruthie’s Roost café in Endiang. They had a number of fun games of Smear this winter and early spring.

Endmoor Drop-in Centre concluded its regular crib season on Tuesday evening. They enjoyed a wind-up supper at the Byemoor Hotel then headed to the drop-in centre for crib games and award presentations.

Brad Stiles captured the trophy for the top placing, while Gladys McLeod won second.

Although, the regular season is over, the drop-in will host crib the first and third Tuesday evenings throughout the summer for all those wishing to play. Membership is not required to play crib.

Congratulations to Bruce, Joyce and Leslie at the Byemoor Hotel on their first anniversary of operating the hotel. They had a busy and successful year. To mark the occasion, they held a customer appreciation day on Friday, with complementary food and entertainment. On Saturday, the anniversary celebration included give-aways and another evening of entertainment. Heather (Brown) Scheler and Mark Fecho were the popular entertainers for both evenings.

Thanks to Bruce, Joyce and Leslie for providing a great service to the community and best wishes for many more successful years.

Byemoor Fire Department is still accepting and welcoming volunteers for its fire fighter training program. Contact Twila Buchwitz at 403-579-3755 or 403-323-0397 for further information about becoming a volunteer fire fighter.

Jim Groundwater enjoyed a short visit from his sister Geraldine Stimson of Kaleden, B.C. last week.

Adam and Paige Jones and family are enjoying a visit from Paige’s mother Margie Eager of Port Hawkesbury on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Ken and Eleanor Schultz attended the memorial service for Phyllis Clingman at High River on Friday. Phyllis passed away at age 61 following a courageous battle with cancer. She was the daughter of Shirley (Richardson) Sewell.

Samantha Huskinson, bride-to-be of Tyler Stulberg, was honoured with a bridal shower at the Endiang Community Hall on Sunday afternoon. Many ladies attended and Sam was showered with a large assortment of beautiful gifts.

Tyler and Samantha will be married on June 25 at the Stulberg farm near Endiang.

Maureen Wasdal, Lee Hunt and a few others from our community attended a bridal shower for Mandy Wasdal in Trochu on Sunday. Mandy and Matthew Nelson will be married in Three Hills on May 14.

Keep in mind the Mother’s Day pancake breakfast at the Endiang Hall on May 8 from 9 a.m. until noon.

Also, the Prairie Garden Tea at Rhonda Munns’ gift shop south of Endiang will run all weekend, May 6 – 8. Call Rhonda for further information and reservations at 403-665-2431 or 403-854-1137.

Ann Schuler was the guest of honour at a surprise 65th birthday celebration at the Byemoor Hotel on Wednesday.

Friends and family of Marylin (Graham) Norlie gathered at the Byemoor Hotel on Saturday evening to celebrate her 60th birthday.

Mickey Tucker, Ruby Hausher, Velma Gore and Bob and Eileen Green were among those who enjoyed the bus excursion from Stettler to the casino in Medicine Hat on the weekend.

Thought for the day — “A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.”