Major hockey success in B.C.

The thoughts and prayers of the Endmoor community are with the people of Fort McMurray and all those affected by the devastating wildfires.

BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS — The thoughts and prayers of the Endmoor community are with the people of Fort McMurray and all those affected by the devastating wildfires.

On Saturday evening, the Byemoor Hotel donated two dollars from every pizza sold to the Fort McMurray fund with 64 pizzas sold that equaled $128. This was matched by Kris Grams, thus totaling $256. The donations will be made through the TD Bank who also matches donations, resulting in $512 for the cause. This is just one of the ways folks in our community are helping out.

Congratulations to the Byemoor Xtreme ladies’ hockey team on its phenomenal success at the hockey tournament in Kelowna, B.C. that ended this weekend. The team went undefeated throughout the tournament, winning the A final with a score of 2-1. Way to go, ladies!

More than 100 people enjoyed the delicious Mother’s Day pancake breakfast in Endiang on Sunday. The three door prizes were won by Brittiany Keith, Doreen Nixon and Kim Wasdal. Sponsored by the Endiang Board of Trade, proceeds will go towards beautification of the hamlet.

Many mothers also took in the Garden Tea at the Cattlemunns Ranching Gift Shop south of Endiang and reported a fun time, sporting their finest hats and attire.

Many families celebrated Mother’s Day in their own unique ways, treating the moms on their day. We hope mothers everywhere enjoyed their special day mothers give so much and expect so little in return.

Several family and friends attended Danny Buchwitz’s surprise 70th birthday party at the restaurant in Endiang last Monday. Danny was pleased to see among the guests, his 94-year-old father, Nat Buchwitz of the Hanna Lodge. Best wishes for many more happy birthdays, Danny.

Some of the local floor curlers enjoyed a bonspiel in Botha on Thursday. Two teams participated, which included Doug Harrold, Dave and Carol Sisley and Carol Stulberg; also Joan Morrison, Eva Nielsen, Mickey Tucker and Cliff Donald.

It was Grandma’s Day at the Byemoor kindergarten on Thursday. The little ones were delighted to have their grandmas join them for the day.

Byemoor Grade 6-8 students traveled to Edmonton on Thursday to participate in the Let’s Talk Science Challenge at the University of Alberta. They were accompanied by their teacher, Mrs. Mandi Rietmann. It’s great to see the students pursue their interests in science.

Bill and Linda Smith were pleased to learn their 12-year-old grandson Denton Burns qualified on the weekend in Nanton to attend the Junior High School National Rodeo Finals in Tennessee in June. Congratulations Denton and good luck.

We send birthday greetings to a former Endiang resident, Ruby Hausher of Hanna, who celebrated her 89th birthday on May 6. Wishing you many more happy birthdays, Ruby.

Thought for the day “May the saddest day of your future be no worse than the happiest day of your past.” Irish blessing

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