There was definitely some serious “frost on the pumpkins” last week which brought the 2009 growing season to an official close. The way the year was going, we were lucky to escape a heavy frost for so long.
The Schellenberg families were off to Gladstone, Manitoba last week for the 80th birthday celebration of Lynnette’s father Glen McCaskill.
Recent visitors with Stuart and Kayla Somerville have been Kayla’s mother Wendy Letasy of St. Albert and her grandmother Joan Gilchrist of Richmond, B.C.
Theresa Tucker celebrated her 50th birthday with several friends at a supper at the Endiang restaurant on Monday evening. Happy Birthday Theresa and welcome to the “over-the-hill gang”.
Marilyn Boehlke has moved to Hanna where she has purchased a home and had it completely renovated. She sold her farm here to Dwayne and Shelley Schellenberg. Marilyn will be missed in our community but we wish her well in her new location.
Brenda Zeimer of Vancouver has spent a week visiting her mother Bernice Zeimer in Hanna as well as her sister Linda and Bill Smith and other relatives and friends at Endiang.
Angela Keibel and Warren Nicholls will be married on Oct. 10 in East Coulee.
Sonny Gallant wishes to remind users of the local landfill transfer station that beginning Oct. 1 the transfer station will only be open now on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. until spring.
Congratulations to Troy and Tania Wilkie of Airdrie on the birth of their second son Cole August Wilkie on Oct. 2. Cole weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and is a little brother for Tanner. Congratulations also to the local grandparents Clifford and Lynda Wilkie. Lynda spent a few days in Airdrie lending a helping hand.
The next meeting of the Endiang Centennial Committee will be on Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Endiang Hall and everyone is welcome.
Keep in mind the 80th birthday celebration for Jim Carothers on Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Westwoods Community Centre from 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Several members of the Hanna Cruisers car club toured up to Endiang on Saturday with their vintage cars and took in Pizza Night.
Carrie Somerville has left for New Zealand where she plans to work until May.
Rob and Laurie Somerville were to Ottawa last week where they took in some sightseeing. Rob was there for some cattle commission meetings.
The Sullivan Lake West Ag. Society wishes to announce that the new artificial ice in the arena in Byemoor will be ready in early November. Call Rhonda at 579-2135 if you have any questions with regard to skating there.
There is a children’s playgroup running upstairs at the Endmoor Arena in Byemoor each Monday from 10 a.m. till noon for ages 0 – 6.
This program is put on by the Evergreen Parent Link Centre in Stettler and is free of charge. To register call Rhonda at 579-2135.
Tae Kwon Do classes are being taught in Byemoor at the school gym by Matt Costner. There is an adult class and a children’s class (age 7 and up).
Anyone interested in joining please call Krissy at 579-2520.
Birthday greetings go out to: Oct. 9 – Travis Shepherdson, Oct. 11 – Donnie Walker and Doug Reeves, Oct. 13 – Clifton Tucker, Brad Paulsen, Lane Buchwitz and Jim Stimson.