Summer crib tournament on the way

The clouds come and then they leave. It’s been dry in the Gadsby area and a concern for farmers.

The clouds come and then they leave. It’s been dry in the Gadsby area and a concern for farmers. And…now we have ants!

The Jim Baird family took part in the annual Red Deer MS walk last Sunday with 19 family and friends participating. They all wore rainbow coloured t-shirts in memory of Leigh (Baird) Shepherd, who had participated for 21 years. The group called themselves the Rainbow Gang.

Bill and Joyce Hansel (papa and great-grandma) attended great-granddaughter Shaya’s pre-school graduation in Stettler at the Day Care Centre on Monday, May 26. There were about 12 graduates. Also attending were grandma Sandra and mom Denee.

Bill and Joyce and Sandra headed to Cadogon on Saturday to the rodeo there, staying overnight with daughter Mary Lou and Stan.

Dewey and Joanne Hoopfer made the “Big Move” this past weekend. We welcome son Jordon and Kelly Hoopfer to the farm while Dewey and Joanne moved into Stettler, trading residence with Jordon and Kelly. We wish Dewey and Joanne a happy retirement.

The Heritage group (Gadsby Church) gathered to organize for the summer. A crib tournament is being planned for July. More info to come.

Grandpa Fred Entwisle, daughter Haley and granddaughter Cooper enjoyed a camping weekend at Rochon Sands. Grandma Velvet joined them during the day. Everyone enjoyed the time together.

A baby shower for mom and daughter, Stacy and baby Triston Erion was held Friday night with lots of family and friends and wee ones attending. Grandma Nancy Chick and great-grandma Janette Berry were there to enjoy the evening.

A memorial service and tea will be held at the Gadsby Community Hall on Saturday, June 14, 2 p.m. in memory of Edith Marie (Chick) Davidson. Everyone is welcome to come. Marie was raised south of Gadsby, the daughter of the late Bill and Edith Chick.

Smitty and Lavonne enjoyed a couple trips to Bashaw where they helped John Walters (Elnora) / Canadian Circuit and Ken Walters (Provost) / World Circuit along with Doug Green from the Western Circuit who were busy training chuckwagon horses. Smitty and Lavonne helped out in the barns, cleaning, grooming and feeding.

Smitty returned Monday from his annual four day holiday to Peynton, Saskatchewan, where he visited Lloyd and Lynn Holmes. Friday, Saturday and Sunday they took in the North Battleford Canadian chuckwagon races. “You can’t take the horse out of Smitty”.

Dates to remember in June: Wednesday June 4, 2 to 5 pm, at the Bank Building. The County of Stettler and Village of Gadsby will be presenting a fruit tray to honour our seniors as it is seniors’ week in Alberta. This is an annual event; cake and coffee will also be served to all ages. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The monthly bingo at the Bank Building will be held Saturday, June 14, doors open 6:30 pm. Early bird starts at 7 p.m., the loonie pot continues to grow. Coffee and cake will be served during intermission.

GADSBY/WESTWOODS

 

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