Volleyball season ends with CARA playoffs

The Halkirk boys (mixed) team of Mother Teresa Halkirk Catholic School participated in the Clearview Athletes an Recreation Association (CARA) playoffs at Erskine this weekend winning two and losing two games which placed them out of the medals.

The Halkirk boys (mixed) team of Mother Teresa Halkirk Catholic School participated in the Clearview Athletes an Recreation Association (CARA) playoffs at Erskine this weekend winning two and losing two games which placed them out of the medals.

The students had entered a team at an East Central Alberta Catholic School (ECACS) tournament in Provost on Nov. 9 and won a bronze for third, so they have had a good season and are to be congratulated.

On Monday the school students held a Remembrance Day service at the school.

World War II veteran John Brownbill lead the service with Walter Weber playing the “Last Post”, with Legion chaplain Jim Culham an RCMP officer from Stettler along with the assistance of the grades one to six class.

Cadet members Shane Neilson and Wyatt Kent participated in the Remembrance day services held in Castor on Nov. 11 and Jillian Schaffner sang with a choir at the Stettler Remembrance day services.

The seniors’ centre executive met with members of Friesens publishing last week and will be reporting at the regular seniors meeting on Tuesday Nov. 17.

Congratulations to Jennifer Engel and Colin Pekrul of Strathmore on the birth of a 7 lb. 15-oz baby boy Austin Gordon, born on Nov. 10 in Calgary

Proud grandparents include Don and Kjerene Engel and the great – grandparents are Louie and Fern Engel.

Grandma Kjerene spent a few days watching over big sister Emily who is two.

Anniversary greetings are sent out to Keith and Jodi Stewart of Stettler who are celebrating their 25 the anniversary on Nov. 24.

Leona Robertson celebrated her 14 years of business at the Halkirk Hotel with entertainment on Saturday evening.

Kim Schilling and family were down last weekend to help mom, Irene, celebrate her birthday. Shane Schilling from Calgary also spent the weekend.

Dale and Mel Kent along with several family members gathered at Rosalind on Saturday for a farewell for Mel’s niece, Sharma and Tom and family who are moving to New Brunswick.

Sympathy is extended to Terry and Peggy Vockeroth and family on the sudden passing of Terry’s brother Wayne. Sympathy is also sent to Wayne’s wife Jacquie.

Bingo at the hall on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.