Big Valley Byemoor Endiang News

Jaydee Bixby will be performing in concert in Hanna on Sunday, March 24

by Les and Rosemary Stulberg

Curlers keep in mind the Byemoor Curling Club is hosting its Ladies Bonspiel on March 20-23 and the Mixed Bonspiel will be following closely behind on March 27-30. Call Carolin Schofer at 403-579-2488 with your entries.

Robert and Sheila Buchwitz have returned home from a two-month vacation in Mexico. They enjoyed missing a good chunk of Canadian winter during their stay in Mazatlan.

Congratulations to Linda Kobi on winning a fishing trip to Whitefish, Montana in a draw with a fundraiser of the Big Valley Agricultural Society.

Betty Campbell has returned from a two-week trip to Arizona where she visited with three of her aunts – Blanche, Pat and Viola – who are spending the winter there.

Fans of Jaydee Bixby may be interested to know he will be performing in concert in Hanna on Sunday, March 24 at the Senior Circle at 2 p.m. For tickets call 403-854-4008, 403-854-4017 or 403-854-4212.

Jaydee, a native of Drumheller, rose to fame when he was the runner-up in the 2008 Canadian Idol, a reality TV program. Following the competition he was awarded a recording contract and released a debut album which broke into the Top Ten on the charts and also produced a hit single.

Results of the crib meet at the Endmoor Drop-In Centre on March 14 were Jean Mappin, first and Blaine Goeson, second.

Just a reminder, floor curling at the Endiang Hall goes every Monday, Smear card games are every Tuesday at the Endmoor-Drop Centre and crib meets are held every Thursday at the Endmoor Drop-In Centre. Start times for all three events is 1 p.m. and everyone is welcome.

Kim Smyth came to the Byemoor School on March 12 to introduce the students to the sport of Lacrosse with a number of drills. Lacrosse is a native Canadian sport and Canada’s National Summer Sport.

Byemoor School is excited to welcome student teacher Nanita Blomquist to the school from March 19 – April 18.

Big Valley School is selling hanging baskets for a fundraiser. For more information contact anyone from the school or pick up a brochure at the Village of Big Valley office.

Crib results from the Big Valley Inn crib meet on March 10 were: 1. Gladys McLeod, 2. Stan Nattestad, 3. Len Shaw.

There is still time to get your tickets for Rosco, a fundraiser for the Big Valley Historical Society on Saturday, March 30. The evening features a rib dinner, silent auction and the comic and musical entertainment of Rosco. Tickets available from members, ATB or Boardwalk Bistro.

Big Valley Drop-In Centre crib results on March 10 were: 1. Linda Garstad, 2. Lynne Gjaltema and 3. Ron Milton.

Puns for the day — “She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still.”

“A hole has been found in the nudist camp wall. The police are looking into it.”

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