Rummage sale postponed to unknown date, ball registration is getting underway, Spring Fling on Saturday

Rumsey Record

Not too much social news this week to my knowledge.

I think everyone is so glad to see the snow melting, that is, what we are doing mostly is watching the bare ground appear.

We had a nice drive on Sunday when we went to Red Deer to meet with family to have dinner and celebrate Linda’s birthday.

It was interesting to see the different areas of snow left and the condition of the snow banks etc. The ice has raised on the sloughs and where there is runoff, the streams are rushing. Geese are surely pleased to have open water. Each farm that has cattle has a pen full of furry cows and baby calves scurrying about. Spring, the time for rebirth.

The rummage sale that was planned for Saturday, April 9 was postponed for the time being. There will be one later on in the spring if there is enough interest in people to have tables to sell their wares. Contact Patty Steen, 368- 3820 to express your opinion as to time, date and interest. Patty is the librarian and she is the one who is trying to have the sale, and the number at the library is 368-3939 Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Remember that drop- in days are Wednesday afternoons for the summer months.

If you don’t think spring is here, just think again as registration for this summers ball team’s is already set. Call Kent Holowath, 368-3733 for anyone interested in playing ball.

Sunday, May 1, everyone is invited to the Rumsey drop-in to meet Jayne Marley, the newest little baby in the district. Although she lives in Rowley with her mom Jamie and dad, Patrick, the Rumsey community has laid claim to them. The afternoon is to be a come and meet the baby tea party and gifts are not necessary.

Sunday, April 17 is the day of the Morrin United Church annual meeting, which begins following lunch after the service. Everyone is invited to attend and hear the reports of the progress in the church over the past year.

Saturday, April 16, is the date of the annual Rumsey Ag. Society’s “Spring Fling” which consists of the supper from 5 to7 p.m. and the silent auction. Following the meal there will be a live auction of desserts. Yummmmm.

There are lots of things coming up in the next couple of months, so mark your calendars: Tuesday, April 19, the Morrin Lions Club are having a fundraiser, a ham bingo in the Morrin Community hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the pre-call at 6:30. The bingo begins at 7 p.m.

This week another resident has joined the seniors’ honor roll. Friends and family have celebrated this week with Marilyn Kopjar as she ages another year. Happy birthday again, Marilyn. Peggy came home for the weekend to help in the celebrating: Double celebrations as it is the Kopjar’s anniversary on April 8, Marilyn’s birthday, April 7.

Several folks took in the Big Valley Bust Out rodeo Friday and Saturday and we were among that group. Really energetic stock and lots of good rides.