Weekend promises lots of activities

Brian and Theresa Christie celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on the weekend with a gathering of family and friends.

Brian and Theresa Christie celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on the weekend with a gathering of family and friends at the Endiang Hall. The area around the hall was filled with holiday trailers as family members spent the weekend in Endiang.

The group enjoyed a family supper on Saturday evening followed by an open house and dance.

Brian and Theresa moved to the hamlet of Endiang a few years after they were married so have spent most of their married life in Endiang.

Congratulations Brian and Theresa on your silver anniversary and best wishes for many more happy years.

Be sure to take in some of the activities of the Byemoor Fair and slo-pitch tournament this weekend. The weekend agenda includes ball games all weekend long with fireworks on Friday evening. Saturday’s agenda is: Pancake breakfast from 8 – 10:30 a.m. Parade goes at 11 a.m. with the Kids’ Carnival after lunch. The roast beef supper will be served at the hall. A dance at the arena begins at 9 p.m.

Sunday events include the pancake breakfast from 8:30 – 11 a.m. and the slo-pitch finals are in the afternoon.

The Byemoor Hotel wishes to announce there will not be a pizza night at the hotel on Aug. 15, in support of the Fair supper.

Also, the Byemoor Hotel will be hosting a Steak BBQ supper at the hotel on Aug. 28 from 4-8 p.m.

Shannon Knowles, Doreen Nixon and Lynne Nixon traveled to Calgary on Thursday to join family and friends of Brenda (Crawford) Jones for a surprise 60th birthday party for Brenda.

Jim and Maureen Wasdal, along with Lee Hunt and Harold Hunt, flew to Eckville on Saturday in Jim’s airplane to help Barb (Hunt) Paetz celebrate her birthday in a camping weekend.

Gordon and Michelle Borgestrom and their girls, Dustee and Abigail traveled to B.C. to visit their grandmother. The Borgestroms live on the acreage formerly owned by Rob and Sherry Carlgren and before that Ernie and Gail Irion.

Jim and Maureen Wasdal will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on August 22 with an open house and dance at the Endiang Hall. The Wasdals extend an invitation to all to join them in marking this special milestone. The social begins at 8 p.m.

Dale and Dee Green, Bob and Eileen Green, Cody and Dara Hallet and Rowen traveled to Calgary for the first birthday party for Jackson Bennett, son of Delaine and Jonathan Bennett on Saturday. On Sunday, they also got in a visit with Eileen’s brother Ivan Wagner.

Congratulations to Rylee Jones on winning an award (new bridle) for most dollars in junior pledges at the 26th annual Rumsey Ride for STARS on the weekend. Joining Rylee and her mom Paige at the ride were Dara Hallett,  Kristina Jones and Kristina’s friend Alysha. The trail ride started at the TL Bar Ranch at Tolman Bridge and toured along the Red Deer River and is a long-running fundraiser for STARS.

Thought for the day — “Some days you’re the top dog, some days you’re the hydrant.”