BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS — Endmoor crib club held its wind-up on Thursday, April 27 at the Endmoor Drop-In Centre. Gladys McLeod was announced as the club’s top crib player with the best collective score of the season. She was presented with a trophy and gift certificate for her win. Doreen Nixon received second place honours. Congratulations Gladys and Doreen.
Deanna Johnson received the “Crying Towel” award for the most points over during the season. Better luck next year, Deanna.
Following the final crib meet, 15 members of the crib club enjoyed a supper at the Byemoor Hotel.
Crib resumes again in the fall, commencing the first Thursday of October and is open to everyone.
Endiang Hall was the scene of the floor curling bonspiel hosted by the local floor curlers on Monday, April 24. Twelve teams participated, with many coming from the surrounding communities, to compete in the two pools.
Pool A winner was the Hans Cluver team from Stettler. Second place in the A went to the Ernie Angel team from Endiang.
In Pool B the Larry Church team from Botha won first place while the Paul Dietrich team from Halkirk placed second.
Congratulations to Joey and Candace (nee Jones) Boxma on the birth of their daughter Haley Jade Boxma on April 24 at the Stettler hospital. Haley weighed six pounds 14 ounces. She is welcomed by big brother, Blake.
Congratulations also to the local grandparents, Mark and Julie Jones.
April 23 to 29 was National Volunteer Week. Reeve Nixon and Mayor Richards signed a proclamation declaring National Volunteer Week in the County and Town of Stettler, recognizing the important role volunteers play in the communities of the county and town.
Hats off to the many tireless volunteers whose dedication to their communities makes them a better place to live and for everyone to enjoy.
Many organizations, events, charitable causes and sporting groups could not exist without the many wonderful volunteers who give so generously of their time. Thank you volunteers; you are appreciated!
Della Jones was honoured by her family with an 80th birthday celebration on Saturday, April 29 in Stettler. Congratulations Della, we hope you enjoyed your party. Della turned 80 on April 25.
Show and sale time for the Byemoor 4-H Beef Club is fast approaching on May 22 to 23 at the Stettler Agriplex. The heifer show is on Monday, May 22 and the steer show and sale is on Tuesday, May 23. Mark your calendars and come out to support these young folks.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of 4-H in Alberta. The Byemoor-Endiang area has had a long association with 4-H and over the years there has been a wide variety of clubs that local youth participated in.
The local clubs included grain, swine, beef, sewing, garden, food, multi-project (crafts, sewing, cooking, leather, photography), horse and one year members even raised turkeys and seed potatoes.
Remember the Mother’s Day pancake breakfast is coming up at the Endiang Hall on Sunday, May 14. Treat your mom on her special day. Breakfast is served from 9 a.m. until noon.
The Prairie Garden Tea at The Lilac Room and Cattlemunns Ranching Gift Shop goes all Mother’s Day weekend May 12 to 14. For reservations phone Rhonda at 403-854-1137 or Karyn at 403-807-8730.
Humorous quotes — “Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back.” — Oscar Wilde