Monthly scrapbooking courses for residents

A scrapbooking course was held at the seniors’ centre on Saturday, Sept. 19. Tara Jenkins, a consultant with Creative Memories, was present to assist the beginners.

A scrapbooking course was held at the seniors’ centre on Saturday, Sept. 19. Tara Jenkins, a consultant with Creative Memories, was present to assist the beginners. Plans are underway to hold monthly get-togethers with the next one scheduled for October 17. For more info phone Chris Kelly.

Congratulations to Kerbi McKnight and Derek Brown, who were married on Saturday at the McKnight farm in an outdoor ceremony. Dancing continued at the community hall.

We send congratulations out to Lorne and Maryanne Theaker, who will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on September 27.

Lots of folks dropped into the Snack Shack last Friday for coffee and donuts to mark the store’s third season and to help Pat and Gwen Kroetch celebrate their 27th wedding anniversary. It was also Lowell Berry’s birthday.

Birthday greetings go out to Madge Marshall, who celebrated her 80th birthday on Saturday with a gathering of family and friends in the Golden Circle in Castor.

Goose hunting has been underway in our area for the past two weeks. It is reported that their are lots of hunters and not too many geese.

Irene Schilling accompanied Dale Nichols to Fleet on Saturday, where they joined family members to celebrate Marvin Younger’s 60th birthday. Marvin is Gib and Ida Hallett’s son-in-law. Irene recently returned from a trip to Basin, Montana with her sister Doreen Johnston, where they spent a week enjoying the benefits of the Merry Widow health mine.

Melody and Dale Kent attended the 65th birthday party for Melody’s oldest sister Carol Peterson of Fort Sask. on the weekend. They stayed in Tofield with brother Wilf and Deb Adair. Also attending were Bob and Melinda Kent and family of Stettler.

The Malloy family did lots of traveling this summer. Jordon enjoyed Disneyworld and other attractions in Florida as her grad gift; Jade spent a week in Fergus, Ont. with her godmother, Debbie Shcliker before joining up with her brother Liam to visit their grandmother, June Oliver in Halifax. And just to make it fair, Derek and Heidi spent a few days in Banff enjoying the mountains.

Peter and Karin Koenraadt and kids were visiting with Jan and Rose Koenraadt on Friday. They brought out Karin’s mother and uncle who are visiting them from Holland.

Don’t forget Bingo on Thursday night Sept 24th starting at 7:30pm.

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