Seniors’ Week was celebrated in and around Gadsby with several activities marking the occasion last week.
On Tuesday, the Gadsby Heritage Society had a successful cribbage tournament with 18 players. Taking home prizes were Gordon Reynolds, Mary Holtz, Annette Myers, as well as Jim Hoover.
Margaret Connon’s name was drawn for the potted plant donated by Betty Hadwin.
Also on Tuesday, Percy and Paulette Heer and Jeanne Beisel were among the guests at Heart Haven Lodge. Along with Iona Berg, they enjoyed the annual barbecue.
Gadsby Mayor Sam Wilson, along with Coun. Tony Nibourg, were on hand to help serve supper.
At the Gadsby bank building on Wednesday, Coun. Greggory Jackson presented a fruit tray from the town of Gadsby and Stettler County to about 20 local seniors. Coffee and cake were served by the Gadsby District Hobby Club.
Overnight guests at the home of Gordon and Shirley Reynolds were Glen and Mary Ellen Reynolds of Edmonton. They also visited with Margaret and Nelson Connon of Stettler.
Donna McKay was among the 16 Heartland Belles who motored to Bashaw on Wednesday to visit the Teacakes Pastry Shoppe and Tea Blends. It was well worth the trip.
Congratulations to Richard Kobi, who graduated University of Calgary last Tuesday. Attending the commencement service were parents Bonni and Dwayne Kobi. Richard has started his new job in Calgary.
Mark your calendars for this weekend in Gadsby. Saturday night is the monthly supper and cash bingo at the bank building. Then on Sunday, the Heritage Society will hold a Father’s Day pancake breakfast at Heritage Place, beginning at 9: a.m. and running till noon. All are welcome to attend.
Abby, Bailey and Ray Musgrove enjoyed a sleepover at Bill and Joyce Hansel’s place, while mom was in hospital having baby brother Tate. Tate was born June 4 in Red Deer. Proud parents are Grant and Judy Musgrove.
Bill and Joyce Hansel went to Cadogan on Sunday for great-granddaughter Bently Pearl Botting’s second birthday party. They had dinner there and supper at Mary Lou’s before returning home.
Sympathies to Laurie and Lisa Dhenin and their families on the sudden passing of their mother, Shirley Dhenin, last Sunday at the age of 64.
Funeral services were held in Stettler this past Saturday.