The Bassano Outlaws peewee team will be playing their second playoff game against Vauxhall in Hussar on Saturday, February 27 at 3 pm. Come out and cheer your home town team on!!
This is the last week to get your cash calendar tickets! Tickets can be purchased from any Hussar Hall Board member, Chinook Financial, Armstrong Auto and Richardson Pioneer. You have lots of chances to win on the daily draws for the whole month of March.
Please, if you haven’t already done so, get your family history stories into the ladies that are putting the new History book together. It doesn’t have to be long but it would be nice to have everyone in it that has been a part of the history of Hussar. Stories can be emailed to hussarheritage@ gmail.com as soon as you can get them in. If you would like to get a picture in as well they are requesting a printed copy to go with the story.
The annual Hussar Alumni volleyball tournament was held on Saturday. The theme this year was Grizzly Pride, to pay tribute to the last year of Hussar School’s operation. The day was filled with exciting volleyball and in the end the class of 2005 took the championship in a close game! Congrats class of 2005! The Hussar Lions Club hosted a dance that evening, and a great time was had by all! Thank you to all who at- tended and made this year a success.
Get well wishes go out to Melvin Nielsen who has recently had surgery on his shoulder. Get well soon Melvin!
Congrats to Nicky Nash on being selected as a Calgary Flames Iconic Community Captain. The award acknowledges Nicky’s great work in the community, her volunteer initiatives, and her many accomplishments as a leader at Kids Up Front Calgary. Nicky enjoyed a special dinner and seats courtesy of the Calgary Flames, and was highlighted with a slideshow of Kids Up Front stats and photos of her work in the community. She enjoyed the evening with her special guest, her father, Glen Dundas. Way to go Nicky!
Abbey Treacy just returned from a week at the Encounters program in Ottawa. Each week is a different occupation or interest, Abbey chose the Paramedic/medical week. They toured the parliament, the head RCMP detachment and much more as well as attended many interesting speakers.
All together there were 140 students from all over Canada and Abbey made many new friends. While there, they all got certified in CPR.
There will be 4-H public speaking on Wednesday February 24 at the Hussar School. Speaking will start at 4:30 p.m. and everyone is welcome to attend.
Condolences go out to the family of Greg Nail on his passing. A funeral will be held in Dalum on Thursday February 25 at 2:00 p.m.
The Hussar Arena was host to the U12B Provincial Playdowns. The Hussar Fireworks came up against some fierce competition. The girls had some great games. They kept their fans on the edge of their seats. Unfortunately, they will not be advancing to Provincials.
Ken and Frances Williams enjoyed a trip to Victoria over the Family Day week. They stayed in Sydney and enjoyed a tour of the Craigdarroch Castle and Butchart Gardens. The flowers were amazing and the castle was a sight to see as well.
Corey and Joel Sandum and family spent 13 days in Orlando enjoying Disney World, Universal Studios and the Busch Garden parks. Although the weather was cooler then they would have liked, they were able to enjoy one sunny day at a water park while they were there.
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