Final Card Party in the series of three
The last card party in the series of three, benefit the Stanstead County Horticultural Society was held on May 4th in the dining hall at the fair grounds. Cards were played at 9 tables. After much fun and laughter, scores were added up with Jackie Gosselin (5800) winning ladies high. Ladies 2nd went to Greta Nish (5720). Gents high was won by Len Swallow (5940). Gents 2nd went to Debbie Smith (5760) playing as a gent. Skunk prize went to Denis Corriveau. A trick with the 6 of hearts was claimed By Jackie Gosselin. Door prizes went to Stephane Houle, George Peasley, Ghislaine Leblond, Royce Wallace, Elvera Patterson, Beverly Haefeli, Barbara Wing, Helena McComb, Alan Bullock, Clarence Rolleston, Karen Patterson, Louise Peasley, Marion Annesley, Lisa Reford, Barbara Gosselin, Casey Vriensendorp, and Jackie Gosselin. Special prizes were claimed by Marion Cox, Meryl Nutbrown, Ghislaine Leblond, Alan Bullock, Beverly Haefeli, Louise Baldwin, Jackie Gosselin, Helena McComb, Isabel Nelson,Tricia McComb, Barbara Wing, Jack Kimpton, Wendy Butler, Lisa Reford, and Harris Olsson, The second set of special prizes were won by Beverly Haefeli, Debbie Smith, Hazel Markwell, Esther Rolleston, Louise Peasley, Wendy Butler, Marion Annesley, Vye Roy, Jack Kimpton, Karen Patterson, and Greta Nish. The over-all for the ladies went to Isabel Nelson (16060). Gents over-all to Clarence Rolleston (15100). Skunk over-all was claimed by Denis Corriveau. On behalf of the S. C. H. S. we would like to thank the following, who helped in any way. Steve’s Pizzeria, Boutique Fleurs & Passion, Leslie Bliss, Alan Bullock, Gerin Dupuis Viens, L.Guilbault Ltee, Garage General Stanstead, Robert Automobiles, Desjardins Caisse Populaire Des Verts-Sommets de L’estrie, IGA Stanstead, Holland Gardens, Sue Fletcher, Deziel Stanstead, Isabel Nelson, Meryl Nutbrown, Baldwin Pond Maple, Best Glove Coaticook, Marche Patry, Service Agricole Luke Belanger Inc, Derusha Supply, Jack Kimpton, Mark Roy, Tara Hamilton, Clarke & Sons, Rest-O-Coq, and Marion Cox. A special thanks to the Stanstead Journal & The Sherbrooke Record for putting in our write-ups. A big thanks goes out to the Stanstead County Fair Board for letting us use the hall. And to anyone else that I may have missed, you know who you are and we thank you. See you all next year!