Stan­dard News

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - Pas­tor Dyanna Couture stan­dard­newz@gmail.ca • 403-644-3998

Rain baby rain! Just a friendly re­minder that Wheat­land County, in­clud­ing the Vil­lage of Stan­dard, is un­der a fire ban right now. In­door fire­places and gas bar­be­cues are still fine.

The Stan­dard Playschool is host­ing its Open House and Buddy Day on May 17 from 10:00 am un­til 11:45 am down­stairs at the li­brary. If you have a child who will be 3 or 4 by De­cem­ber 31, 2016 and wish to find out more please bring them to Buddy Day! More info can be ob­tained by email­ing stan­dard­playschool@hot­mail.com

Nazareth Lutheran Church in­vites you to its an­nual church pic­nic, Bike-a-thon and Geo-Cache on June 12 be­gin­ning with wor­ship at 10:30. The kids from the Camper­ship Pro­gram, as part of the pro­gram, are re­quired to par­tic­i­pate in the Bike-a-thon and raise pledges. Be on the look­out for a happy camper look­ing for your pledges! Help us send kids to camp! Last year we sent 25 de­serv­ing kids to camp, we hope for the same suc­cess this year, but we can’t do it with­out com­mu­nity sup­port! If you know any child who wishes to at­tend ei­ther Camp Kuri­akos or Wilder­ness Ranch as part of our Camper­ship Pro­gram, please be in touch with Pas­tor Dyanna (dm­no­ble@live.com) be­fore May 1.

The black dog saga con­tin­ues! “Elvis” is still at large, still hurt, and still scared of peo­ple. There have been sev­eral cats sniff­ing around the hu­mane trap, where Elvis’s med­i­ca­tion (tran­quil­izer) is. Please make sure you are keep­ing your cats at home! If they get into this med­i­ca­tion, the dosage could kill a cat! The lat­est cat has been a long haired black cat.

The Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary is host­ing its sec­ond an­nual Golf Tour­na­ment in Bas­sano on July 15. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Mark or El­iz­a­beth at Gates Agen­cies, if you have a team you want to en­ter or are able to spon­sor a hole!

Phil Faubion is again run­ning the Re­stricted Firearms Safety Course. Please be in con­tact with him if you wish to take this course.

The NLC youth’s next fundraiser will be a mega garage sale to be held on Sports Day at the church. They are seek­ing do­na­tions of items to sell. Items can be dropped off at the manse next to the church (1002 1st street west) or please call Pas­tor Dyanna (403-6443998) if you would like them picked up. As al­ways, your do­na­tions and sup­port are ap­pre­ci­ated! We are al­most on our way to PEI!

As al­ways, sub­mis­sions can be made to stan­dard­newz@gmail.com or to Pas­tor Dyanna Couture at 403-644-3998. Please try to have your sub­mis­sions in by early evening on Sun­day!

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