Byemoor School hosts Terry Fox Run and New-term Kick-off

Athletes raise $1,510 for Terry Fox cause

By Les and Rosemary Stulberg Byemoor/Endiang News

Byemoor School staged a successful Terry Fox Run on Friday, Sept. 15. An impressive $1,510 was raised by 30 students, a great achievement for a small school. Congratulations on a great job, Byemoor students and thanks to the generous sponsors.

Following the Terry Fox Run the Byemoor School held its new term Kick-off event which was Canada 150 themed. Students were divided into three teams and competed in Canadian-based activities. These included building the tallest free-standing CN Tower using balloons and masking tape, a relay carrying water in Tim Horton cups on a tray, first team to put a pair of frozen socks on a team member, a scavenger hunt to find hidden stickers of the provinces of Canada and a lacrosse throwing relay were some of the events. Students and staff were also treated to beef on a bun. Sounds like a fun way to kick-off the new school term.

Congratulations to Memphis Jones on winning the High Point Champion buckle at the Alix Gymkhana on the weekend. Way to go, Memphis.

Floor curling in Endiang has commenced for the fall season, with the first games played on Monday, Sept. 18. Games go every Monday at 1 p.m. at the Endiang Hall. Anyone interested in participating is welcome to join in.

Crib meets will resume at the Endmoor Drop-In Centre on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 1:30 p.m. Crib goes every Thursday at the centre at 1:30 p.m. and is open to everyone interested in playing crib. It’s not necessary to be a member of the Drop-In Centre to play.

Byemoor School students are taking swimming lessons in Stettler for the next three weeks. They will be traveling by bus, driven by Miles Buchwitz.

Mickey Tucker and Florence Tucker enjoyed a week stay in Toronto with Darcy and Shannon Tucker and their family — Owynn, Cole and Cane.

The Tuckers were busy, taking in six games of an AAA hockey tournament that Cole and Cane played in. Cane was named MVP in one of the games.

Mickey celebrated her 81st birthday on Sept. 10 in Toronto and was treated to an evening meal out by Darcy and family.

Mickey and Florence also toured the meat packing plant just outside of Toronto that had purchased the Tucker calves for a number of years in the past.

The district welcomed the inch of rain that fell last week. This should greatly reduce the fire hazard that had become severe following the extended dry spell.

Many Endmoor farmers have wrapped up their harvest already, as crops matured early due to drought.

Some local country music fans took in the music festival at Ol’ MacDonald’s Resort at Buffalo Lake Sept. 8-10 and reported a very enjoyable time.

Brenda Zeimer from Vancouver, B.C. spent four days with her sister Linda Smith. Brenda also had the opportunity to visit with other family members from Endiang, Hanna and Stettler during her stay.

Kindergarten classes began on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Byemoor School. The new little faces this year are Dustee Borgestrom, Herbie Gallagher and Felix Johnson.

Happy 65th Birthday wishes are sent to Patsy Gallagher who celebrates her special milestone on Sept. 26. Enjoy being on the government payroll, Patsy.

We extend Happy 90th Birthday wishes to a long-time Byemoor resident Dot Wasdal. Dot celebrates her special day on Sept. 27. Congratulations Dot and best wishes for many more.

A number of hunters have visited our community lately trying their luck at bagging a few ducks and geese to bolster their winter meat supply. The Endmoor area has long been popular with duck and goose hunters, largely due to the close proximity of Sullivan Lake, the Chain Lakes, Farrell Lake, Gough Lake and Shooting Lake.

A reminder to Endiang – Byemoor residents wishing to attend the Endmoor community’s Canada 150 celebration in Byemoor on Oct. 28, you must reply by Oct. 1 to Doreen Nixon 403-579-2460, Terry Gallant 403-579-2515, Julie Jones 403-579-2277 or Eleanor Schultz 403-579-2344.

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