Halkirk Senior Centre receives recognition for providing facilities in Zone 4

A lovely bridal shower was held at the Senior Centre on Sunday to honour bride-elect, Kim Fath.

HALKIRK HERALD — A lovely bridal shower was held at the Senior Centre on Sunday to honour bride-elect, Kim Fath. Seated at the head table with the bride was her future mother-in-law, Rose Koenraadt, Matt’s grandmother, Enida Stewart from Penhold, his aunt Donna Vassburg from Red Deer and his aunt Jean Kile from Wainwright. Emcee Peggy Vokeroth entertained the ladies with “get to know the bride and groom” contest. Ladies from the community provided a delicious lunch.

The Halkirk Senior centre received an award from the Alberta 55 plus association for providing facilities in Zone 4 to the 55 plus group. Rose Koenraadt and Katie Turre were in Red Deer on Monday, May 8 to receive the recognition.

On Thursday, May 11 the Centre hosted the 55 plus Senior Crib playdowns. Our local members provided lunch.

ATCO employees held a company workshop at the Hall on Thursday.

Sympathy goes to Collette Fetaz and family on the passing of her grandson, Brian Madsen, in an accident near Tees on Monday. Brian is the son of Suzzane Millette from near Redveres, Saskatchewan. A family memorial is planned for Saturday.

Word has been received on the passing of Lily (Hein) Schmidt, at age 80, on April 13 in Red Deer. Lily is survived by two sons, Nelson and Delvin, their wives and four grandchildren. Sympathy to her sisters to Elsie Steinwand, Erma ( Richard ) Marquart, sister-in-law to Rose Hein and Helen ( Floyd ) Myhre.

A few Doan cousins, Hazel from the States, Wayne and Jordon from Red Deer ( Gordons family) , Margaret from Ontario, Marian from Castor ( Eunices daughters ) met up with local cousins in Stettler and all went to visit Uncle Bill Jamieson at Points West. Hazel was here visiting her mom, Lydia Doan who was in hospital in Red Deer.

A bridal shower will be held for Robyn Homans, bride-elect of Michael Potter, on Saturday, May 20 at the Halkirk Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Coming up: Hall board bingos are coming to the end for the season. Last two dates are May 25 and June 8 at 7:30 pm; May 22 – first long weekend of spring, please drive with care; May 27 – hazardous household waste roundup in morning at the Fire Hall.

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