Big Valley landfill operator plans open house

Big Valley Drop In Centre’s next pancake supper is Feb. 13

By Linda Stillinger Big Valley Booster

Waste Management will be holding an open house and town hall meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Big Valley Legion to provide information regarding the license renewal application for the company’s landfill situated west of Big Valley on Highway 590. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions about the facility during the open house beginning at 3:30 p.m. During the formal presentation from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. they will discuss the renewal application and ongoing operating plans. Community members are invited to bring their questions and concerns to this important meeting. Light refreshments will be served. If you are unable to attend this meeting, Waste Management invites you to call 587-341-0337 with your questions or concerns.

Eight players came out for crib at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, Feb. 4. Stan Nattestad took first place, Gladys McLeod took second and Doug Harrold took third. Caroline Pound went home with the booby and Gloria Emblau won the regular draw. The Big Valley Inn Crib players meet every Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

At the Drop In Centre’s crib tournament, Dave Garstad took first place with a perfect game, Bob Boswell took second, Lynne Gjaltema took third and Ron Milton went home with the booby.

Don’t forget the Drop In Centre’s next community pancake supper is schedule for Feb,.13 beginning at 5:30 p.m. This supper will be sponsored by the Big Valley United Church. Everyone is welcome.

Don’t forget to register for the Alberta Health Services free educational workshop at the Big Valley Train Station on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. This workshop is for anyone who would like to learn more about making lifestyle choices to improve their health. Learn how to identify healthy life choices and make the changes that will work for you. Everyone is welcome, though registration is required. For more information and to register, please call the Alberta Healthy Living Program at 1-877-314-6997.

It’s not too early to mark your calendars for the Big Valley Historical Society’s fundraising event on Saturday, Mar. 3. Come join them at the Big Valley Jubilee Hall for an evening of good food and drinks and be entertained by the infamous country comedian/poet “Ol’Ugly”. Tickets for this event can be obtained from any Historical Society member and at the Bistro on the Boardwalk. Funds raised will go for repairs to the McAlister Motors building and the historic St. Edmund’s Church on the hill.

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