ENDIANG/BYEMOOR NEWS — A Rumsey team captured top spot in the Byemoor Curling Club’s men’s open bonspiel on the weekend. Kent Holowath, Travis Cawiezel, Brooks Watts and Phil McBride curled their way to first in the A event.
The bonspiel, with 11 teams participating, wrapped up Saturday evening with a banquet and awards presentations.
Second in the A event went to another Rumsey team, that of Tracy Nelson.
In the B event, first place was won by the Jamie Kobi team of Erskine, 2nd — Jamie Muhlbach, Stettler and 3rd — Eldon McCrindle, Byemoor.
C event winners included: 1st — Tyler Stulberg, Stettler – Byemoor; 2nd — John Schofer, Byemoor; 3rd — Dwayne Davidson, Hanna and 4th — Danny Grover, Big Valley.
Phil McBride was the lucky winner of the 50/50 draw. There were a number of raffle draws made as well.
Byemoor Curling Club is grateful for all the sponsors, participants and volunteers who made the bonspiel a success.
Next curling event in Byemoor is the Mixed Bonspiel scheduled for March 14-18. Be sure to get your team entered soon.
Jim and Leanne Sorensen enjoyed four days in Moose Jaw, Sask. where they toured the city’s historic underground tunnels. They also took in the mineral spa, casino and other attractions.
Endiang Community Society held its annual general meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the Endiang Hall. Election of officers results were: President — Terry Gallant, Vice-President — Garnet McLearn, Secretary — Bobbi Buchwitz and Treasurer — Leanne Sorensen.
Crib winners on Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Endmoor Drop-In Centre were First — Bernice Clausen and Second — Doreen Nixon.
Twila Buchwitz, owner of the Byemoor Store has announced effective immediately store hours will be open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Mail will still be picked up at 9 a.m. so any outgoing mail must be placed in the outside mailbox before 9 a.m. The store will remain open until Feb. 28, at this time.
Keep in mind the “Barbed Wire” concert and dance at the Scapa Hall on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. The band is from Consort. Tickets are available for $15 each by calling Thelma Bossert at 403-854-2393.
Another event coming up at the Scapa Hall is the potluck supper and cake bingo on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome, just bring a favourite dish for the supper and a decorated cake for the bingo. Call Thelma Bossert for more details.
We extend sympathy to the family of Albert Baes who passed away in Hanna on Feb. 1. He was a long-time resident of the south Endiang district where he farmed for many years. At Albert’s request there will be no funeral service.
Sympathy is sent to the family of Chris Hintz who passed away in Stettler on Feb. 4. Chris was also a long-time resident of the Endiang district, farming with his brothers northeast of Endiang before retiring to Stettler. Our thoughts are with his sister Regina Marshall and family in their loss.
A message of sympathy is sent to the family of Rob Wiens, a long-time resident of the Scapa community. Rob passed away on Feb. 4 at the age of 79 years. Our thoughts are with Rob’s wife Carol and their family in their sad loss.
A number of seniors connected to the Endmoor community are celebrating special birthdays during the first few weeks in February. Happy birthday to: Feb. 1 – Buster Walker, 90; Eileen Green, 88. Feb. 3 – Bob Green, 91. Feb. 7 – Eleanor Schultz, 81. Feb. 8 – Lucy Gutsche, 83. Feb. 11 – Mickey Pearn, 91 and Feb. 14 – Linda Smith, 70.
Interesting facts — “85 per cent of plant life is found in the ocean.”
“Apples are more effective at waking you up in the morning than coffee.”