Your Donalda news for September, 2017

Remember, 2017 is election year for municipalities

Kasheen Clouson Donalda Diary

The Willow Canyon Drive In Movie last Friday, featuring “Pixels” seen 41 vehicles, or about 175 people take part. It was a well-attended event. A big thanks go out to all the volunteers who helped with this.

The Donalda Coulee Friendship Club will be holding a Pancake Breakfast &Music Jam on Sun, Sept 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Drop In Centre. There will be bacon, eggs, sausages, quiche, hash browns, pancakes, orange juice, as well as homemade syrups and coffee.

The Donalda Agricultural Society will be holding their next regular meeting on Mon, Sept 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

2017 is election year for municipal governments in Alberta. Nomination day for candidates is Sept 18. If the number of nominations exceeds the three council positions, an election will be held on Oct 16. Prospective candidate can obtain election information from the Village of Donalda returning officer- Jason Olson at the village office. Please call 403.883.2345 for more information. All election information can also be found online at

The last Red Lamp Market of the year will take place on Saturday, Sept 9 from10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., rain or shine! Located next to the World’s Largest Lamp. Vendors are asked to pre-book with Amanda at 403-741-6095.

The Donalda &District Museum will be hosting a Sunday Turkey Dinner on Thursday, Sept 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Drop In Centre. The menu consist of roast turkey, dressing, gravy, dreamy mashed potatoes, buttered carrots, corn, yummy beets, as well as salads, buns, beverages, and desserts. For more information please call 403-883-2100. Come out and support the Donalda Museum.

Birthday wishes this week go out to Ella-grace Conrad, Ryan McMurray, Cathy Campbell, Helmut Gebhardt, Kendra Dinsmore, Megan Graham, Sharon Blouin, Donna Sehlstrom, Nevaeh Jaffray, Brett Massey, Louis Bell, Anna Kneeland, Brittany Hofer, Everly O’Malley Vikse, and Sabrina Bromeling. Happy birthday to all.

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