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Gadsby residents busy with graduation and ball tournaments

Gadsby residents have been out and about attending graduation ceremonies and ball tournaments.

Paulette Heer/Gadsby-Westwoods News

Percy and I have just returned from a two-day Grade 12 graduation celebration for grandson Clayton Wideman and his class of 40 graduates. This was in Three Hills at Prairie Christian Academy. On Wednesday night, June 28, was the banquet and introduction of graduates. This was followed on Thursday afternoon by the commencement ceremony, awards, and speeches. Clayton, along with Tiana Ward gave the tribute to the parents. Following the ceremony, parents Christy and Curtis Wideman hosted an open house at their place for more than 60 people. Also, there were Clayton’s other set of grandparents, Lavern and Nadine Wideman.

Bill and Joyce Hansel took in son Larry’s ball tournament in Stettler last week. Larry stayed with them a couple of nights. Bill and Joyce also watched and cheered on great granddaughter Shaya’s last ball game of the season.

Congratulations to Charlene Derr and her dance partner Carter Olsen who came in fifth at dance championships in Drumheller last weekend. Our granddaughter Josie also participated there on Sunday, June 25.

Gloria and Stan Diegel made branding a family affair on Saturday, June 24, with a barnyard full of family helping. The best part was the food!

Kerri Pothier took her uncle and a close friend Ray out to Halkirk for wings on Thursday night, June 29.

Velvet Nickerson, son Tom and Angela and family headed to Kimberley, B.C. for the long weekend to help Velvet’s dad celebrate his 80th.

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