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Great speeches and presentations from Big Valley 4-H Beef Club members

The month of February saw most of the Big Valley 4-H Beef Club members working on their public speaking speeches.

BIG VALLEY BULLETIN -- The month of February saw most of the Big Valley 4-H Beef Club members working on their public speaking speeches. Judging was on Friday, Feb. 17 at the Big Valley School and all the members did a great job. Cole Shuckburgh, Levi Martin and Kingston Brown won first, second and third for juniors. Nicole Zoller, Trinity Martin and Zachary Duncan won the top three places for intermediate speeches. Hannah Elines and Shelby Sobchyshyn placed first in presentations, Faith Shuckburgh and Gabby Heck were second and Jonah Jarmin placed third. Congratulations to all the winners.

The club is holding a fundraising bottle drive during the month of March with the final day on Friday, Mar. 24. If you have bottles to donate please leave them at the depot or contact Cheryl Bartley on 403-876-2271, at the school.

Excitement is beginning to build as club members anticipate showing their steers and heifers at the annual show and sale scheduled for May 22 and 23. Further details on the show will be made available closer to the event.

Fourteen players came out for crib at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, Feb. 26. Lillian Kirtley took first place, Dorothy Annable took second and Stan Nattestad took third. Len Shaw went home with the booby and Gladys McLeod won the regular draw. The next crib afternoon is on Sunday, Mar. 5 beginning at 1 p.m.

Big Valley Historical Society members have been very busy in the Tool Museum cataloguing more tools, building new boards and setting up displays to showcase the never ending collection of Rod’s tools. Stop in and take a look around and if you have some free time and would like to help out contact Bill Smillie, Bob Boswell or Trudy Spence on 403-876-2571.

March birthday wishes go out to Janet Stewart 2, Ken Johnson 2, Clifford Ross 3, Kyle Dyck 3, Ken Christensen 4, Judy Christensen 4, Don Gillespie 7, Sue Boswell 7, Holly Skocdopole 8, Sandra Wittenberg 8, Tianna Kirtley 9, Crystal Bardwell 10, Danny Houle 11, Rick Nicklom 11, Ty Fraser 13, Shelagh Sisson 15, Janet Annable 18, Jen Brown 18, Brad Brenchley 18, Harvey Christensen 19, Carmen Tizzard 19, , Lori Ruele 21, Lynne Gjaltema 22, , Kevin Stewart 22, , Lori Gordon 25, Mel Miller 28, Roy Torp -28, Chris Janke 30, and Jara Colp 31.

Happy Anniversary to Kelly and Robyn Armstrong 11 and Darcy and Teresa Greig 15.