Byemoor School Spring Concert is Friday, June 14

Art and Lucy Gutsche celebrated 66th wedding anniversary June 5

Submitted by Les and Rosemary Stulberg

The annual “Spirit of Endiang” volunteer appreciation supper and entertainment is set for Saturday, June 22 at the Endiang Community Hall. Supper is at 5 p.m. with the entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children aged 6 – 12 and children five years and younger are free.

Current and former residents and descendents of business people of Endiang are all welcome.

Entertainment will be provided by musicians The Country Friends Band, The Kitlers and Mike O’Harrow, The Happy Gang, Dellas Raessler and more.

Reservations are appreciated but not necessary — for more information or to make a reservation call Dan and Verla Buchwitz at 403-854-0521.

Byemoor School Spring Concert is on Friday, June 14 at 1 p.m. at the school. Besides the program the students’ Heritage Fair projects will also be on display. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Keep in mind the following bridal showers coming up at the Byemoor Community Hall — Saturday, June 8 – for Kelsey Keith, bride-to-be of Kendal Andre at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 – for Jeanna (nee Walker) Freemont, recent-bride of Adam Freemont. Ladies are asked to please bring an item for lunch to each shower.

Lee Hunt is a little closer to home now, following her hip replacement and metal work in her wrist, she is now recovering in the Hanna hospital.

A memorial service was held for the late Thelma Keast on Friday, July 6 at 2 p.m. at the Byemoor Community Hall. Memorial donations to the Byemoor Cemetery Club would be gratefully accepted.

Here’s an interesting note to report from The Great Endiang Balloon Race that Ken and Eleanor Schultz hosted last July 22nd. The balloon launched by Vel Gore was reported found at Silton, Sask. on May 10.

Happy 65th Birthday wishes go out to Geraldine (nee Groundwater) Stimson who celebrated her special milestone on May 31. Enjoy those government cheques, Gerry.

Happy Birthday to Phyllis Starling on June 5 and Irene Duncan on June 8 who are each celebrating their 84th birthdays. Enjoy your day, ladies.

Happy 50th wedding anniversary greetings are sent to Gordie and Roxy Gallagher on June 6 and to Doug and Judy Reeves on June 14. Congratulations on reaching this special milestone anniversary and best wishes for many more happy years to both couples.

Happy 66th wedding anniversary wishes are sent to Art and Lucy Gutsche on June 5. May you enjoy many more happy years together, Art and Lucy.

Big Valley Historical Society Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at the Train Station Museum. Anyone interested in the preservation of Big Valley history is welcome to join in.

Big Valley Library has a summer employment opportunity for creative and enthusiastic students to organize and deliver the Summer Reading Program. Resumes may be mailed to Box 205 Big Valley, AB T0J 0G0, email l.stillinger@gmail.com or drop off in person at the library by June 14.

Congratulations to Ross and Marion Annable who celebrated a special milestone, their 60th wedding anniversary on June 7 at the Big Valley Jubilee Hall. We wish the Annables many more happy years together.

Humour for the day — “What do you call a frog with an injured leg? Unhoppy.”

“The sole purpose of a child’s middle name is so he can tell when he is really in trouble.”

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