At the Our Lady of Grace Church’s annual roast beef supper hosted at the Castor Community Hall on Sunday

Community comes out to support Our Lady of Grace Church’s Fourth Annual Spring Supper

The evening was well attended and the funds raised will be used to maintain the church.

The Castor Community Hall parking ground was crowded with vehicles from near and far as Castor residents and community members from as far as Byemoor came to enjoy and support the annual roast beef supper on Sunday evening, April 2, hosted by Our Lady of Grace Church in Castor.

“The evening was very well-attended,” said Elanor Mah, member of Parish Pastoral Council as Parish Life Coordinator and Coordinator of the Spring supper. “The funds raised from the event will be used to maintain our church.”

According to Mah, the event was not just a fundraiser, but a chance for the parish and community members to get together with friends and family, celebrating spring in Castor’s small community.

“We had a menu of roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, carrots, gravy, salad and three kinds of pickles along with homemade buns and a variety of dessert to choose from,” Mah added. “We also had beverages coffee, tea or juice, there was plenty.”

Mah also said that events like these are well received and supported by the community as they serve as a platform for people to mingle and know one another.

There was an Elmo doll, a free door prize raffle for the children, donated by Mike and Wendy Bain, which was won by Kennedy Hronek.

“We also had a decorated cake raffle for children’s liturgy,” Mah noted, which had been donated by her.

The cake was won by Sheila Gorcak, and all money from the purchase of the raffle tickets would go back into buying stationery and other supplies for the kids.

“We would like to thank the whole community who supported us, all the guests and visitors who came from Castor and area,” Mah said. “A big thank you to the volunteers who worked so hard to make our supper a success, and to Father Don, our priest who supported and encouraged us. Our heartiest gratitude also for the children who shared their musical talents in the background.”

Just Posted

Alberta RCMP offers tips for water safety this summer

Since 2016, 57 people have drowned in Alberta

‘Alberta Long Ears’ in Stettler Aug. 10th-11th.

Established in 1989, the Alberta Donkey & Mule Club is an offshoot of the national organization

Communities in Bloom judges check out Stettler’s finest features

National and International results will be announced in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in September

Buccaneers pillage Irish 36-0

Central Alberta bounces back after off week against Wolfpack

Alberta Prairie Railways marks 30 unforgettable in the biz

Tickets purchased this year go to a special ‘luxury’ train ride for 30 guests

VIDEO: Calgary, Flames agree to terms on new NHL arena

The proposed 19,000-seat facility would replace the Saddledome at an estimated cost of $550 million

Weather Network’s anti-meat video ‘doesn’t reflect true story’: cattle ranchers

At issue is the video’s suggestion that cutting back on meat consumption could help save the planet

VIDEO: Missing teens named as suspects in three northern B.C. killings

Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky are wanted in the deaths of Lucas Fowler, Chynna Deese, unknown man

Alberta ahead of average tornado count at 17 so far this year

The province’s average over the past 30 years has been 12 tornadoes per year

The Beaverton’s sharp satire thrives in polarized political climate

Canadian TV series’ third season to air Tuesday on CTV after “The Amazing Race Canada”

VIDEO: Bystander training gains traction as tool to prevent sexual harassment, violence

Julia Gartley was sexually assaulted after an event, and no one stepped in to help

Sexual assaults, extortion on the rise even as crime rates stay low: Stats Canada

Rates of police-reported sexual assault rose for the fourth year in a row

A year later, ceremony commemorates victims of the Danforth shooting

It’s the one-year anniversary of when a man opened fire along the bustling street before shooting and killing himself

Ottawa fights planned class action against RCMP for bullying, intimidation

The current case is more general, applying to employees, including men, who worked for the RCMP

Most Read