Les Stulberg

Halkirk gears up for annual turkey supper

A four-week fitness session of Booty planned at the Big Valley School

By Les and Rosemary Stulberg

Endiang floor curling club was off to another floor curling tournament last week. This time they sent two teams to Stettler to curl at the Hub.

Larry Hodgson from Melfort, Sask. visited with his daughter and son-in-law Twila and Kirk Buchwitz and their four boys last week.

Our neighbouring community to the north, Halkirk, is hosting its annual turkey supper on Nov. 4 from 4-7 p.m. at the Halkirk Community Hall. Be sure to take it in, it is always a fantastic meal.

A work bee at the arena in Byemoor was held on Wednesday to get the arena all cleaned up and ready to install ice.

Byemoor School is in need of pumpkins for Halloween and tomatoes for salsa. If anyone has any extras they would like to donate contact the school at 403-579-3959.

Happy 65th birthday wishes are extended to two former Byemoor residents. Brian Hanning is blowing out 65 candles on Oct. 20 while Vicki Roberts celebrates her milestone birthday on Oct. 23. Enjoy being on the government payroll, Brian and Vicki.

We extend happy 89th birthday wishes to former Endiang resident Jim Carothers on Oct. 27. Have a great day, Jim.

Happy 95th Birthday wishes are sent to Olwin Pearson on Oct. 30. Olwin was a former Byemoor resident now residing in Stettler. Congratulations on your special milestone birthday, Olwin.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Pauline (nee: Camp) Paxman who passed away on Oct. 6 in Hanna. She was 94. Pauline was the daughter of Joe and Hilda Camp and grew up on a farm northwest of Scapa. She and her late husband Bill Paxman farmed in the Meadowlands district northeast of Hanna for many years.

So glad to report the combines are finally rolling again after an extended wet period of rain and snow. Beautiful fall weather is aiding the harvest operations at last.

Keep in mind the Big Valley Christmas Craft Show and Sale is coming up on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Big Valley Hall. Admission is by Food Bank donation. For information on booking a table contact Andrea at 403-876-2064.

For those interested in fitness, a four-week session of Booty is planned at the Big Valley School gym on Oct. 24, Nov. 7, 14 and 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For further information or to register contact Kae-Lynn Sorensen at 403-740-9401.

The Big Valley Outriders 4-H Horse Club is in search of more members. If anyone is interested contact any member for further information.

Big Valley Learn to Skate is offering Pre-Canskate and Canskate programs every Thursday at the Big Valley arena. For program details contact Christy Rivett at 403-876-2819. Registration deadline is Oct. 29.

Humorous quote of the day — “At every party there are two kinds of people — those who want to go home and those who don’t. The trouble is they are usually married to each other.” – Ann Landers

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