Generous community spirit is alive in Big Valley

Nine players came for crib at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, Oct. 25. Margaret Levesque took first place and had seven perfect games.

Nine players came out for crib at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, Oct. 25. Margaret Levesque took first place and as well having seven perfect games. Congratulations, Margaret! Len Shaw took second place and Dennis Johnson took third. Dorothy Annable and Trudy Spence shared the booby and Gail Johnson won the regular draw. Ernie Petrussia won the 50/50. The Big Valley Inn crib players hope to see everyone out again next Sunday at 1 p.m. Don’t forget to turn back the clocks before going to bed.

The Big Valley Legion will hold their regular meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at the Legion Hall.

The Big Valley Drop-in Centre hosted an open house on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. Seniors were invited to come and visit the drop-in to see what activities are available. Regularly scheduled events include Monday and Friday night card games at 7 p.m., Sunday afternoon crib tournaments beginning at 1 p.m. and Friday afternoon floor curling at 1:30 p.m.

The drop-in’s next community pancake supper will be on Monday, Nov. 2 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Twenty people attended Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 15. The progressive jackpot is still building. The consolation winners were Kathy Seiban and Vi McCarty. The bonanza winners were Ron Milton and C. Scheible with the consolation going to Lynne Palmer. The next Bingo is on Thursday, Oct. 29. Warm up starts at 7:30 p.m. Hope to see you there.

Pastor Barbara Lieurance and the Big Valley United Church would like to thank all the wonderful people of Big Valley and area who came out to support their fall supper. You came to eat, be with family and friends and make a donation to the church. The spirit of generosity is alive and well in our midst.

Sharon Duncan and Barbara Skocdopole and their hard-working team put on a delicious feast for everyone again. It is inspiring to see the dedication to the church and community. What wonderful folks.

November birthday wishes go out to Ken Levesque – 7, Bernard Gendre – 12, Margaret Levesque – 13, Chad Mailer – 13, Jim Greig – 15, Florence Johnston – 16, Gail Knudson – 19, Myra Greig – 19, Jim Turner – 21, Chanel Annable – 23, Caroline Pound – 23, Nicholas Dubitz – 25, Mickey Sorell – 25, and Lorne Parkin – 26.

Happy anniversary to Charles & Adeline Laisnez – 6, Craig & Lori Gordon – 7 and Doug & Raj Duncan – 18.

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