Wagon drivers keep on winning

Because the month of August started on a Saturday the monthly supper of the Gadsby District Hobby Club will be this Saturday, Aug. 15. Don’t let this one sneak by. Steak and baked potatoes are on the menu and their famous smorg dessert to follow.

The monthly bingo following the supper starts at 7:30 p.m. The loonie pot is nearing $70 and with your help will grow before the bingo starts.

Close to 40 family and friends joined Percy Heer on the weekend to wish him a happy 70th birthday. Jack and Annette Green from Airdrie and Curtis and Christy Wideman and family from Three Hills were among the weekend guests, spending several days at the farm.

Ray and Rene Blackmore are back from a week of camping. They joined son Rob and Melisa for three days and nights at Fort Steele then the four of them drove to Creston for three days camping. Rob and Melisa are familiar with the area so toured Ray and Rene around the countryside. After returning home, this weekend they camped at Rimbey with friends.

Our local Gadsby/Westwoods chuckwagon drivers were hot this weekend. Congratulations to Neal Walgenbach who ran the final heat on Sunday afternoon in Saskatoon and won the horse trailer. The top four of the heat must have the highest points going in. More details as the facts come in.

Also, Kevin Baird has been driving pony chucks for Larry Meyers due to illness and has placed first in Sundre and Olds. Way to go Kevin!

There will be a bridal shower for Miranda Derr on Saturday, Aug. 15 in the Botha Hall at 10 a.m. Miranda is the daughter of Larry and Marlene Derr and grew up in the Gadsby area. She is the bride-elect of Dustin Cowan of Stettler. His parents are Hazel Cowan and stepfather Murray Davidson of Botha. Ladies are asked to please bring snacks.

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