The Rockyford Volunteer Fire Fighter’s Annual fund raiser will take place this Saturday evening (May 28) at the Community Center. Surf and turf supper, silent auction and entertainment provided by “Duelling Piano’s” (from Aussie Rules). Tickets available from Rockyford Agencies or from any volunteer fire fighter.
Birthday greetings to those of you celebrating this week are sent to; Pam Eleniak, Taryn Phillips, Petra Sharpley, Steve Engelhardt, Paul Kathol, Camryn Elder, Jean Cammaert, and Pat Gregg. Happy Anniversary to; Larry and Vickey Cook and to anyone else celebrating a special occasion this week.
Rockyford School is hav-- Rotary is a volunteer organization of 1.2 million business and professional leaders united worldwide in more than 200 countries. For more information about the Rotary Club of Drumheller go to www.drumhellerrotary.com
A new addition to Rotary Park could be in the making. The club, town and Dinosaur Valley Studios are working towards plans for a Pterosaur (wing lizard) sun shade. If the project comes to fruition it will be erected on a pole ten feet above ground. The idea is to preserve the greenery of the park while providing shade for picnics and parents and grandparents watching the ing a used (children’s) book sale at the school office Monday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.( now until the end of June) You can fill a bag for $5.00. New titles are being added daily. Everyone is welcome to come check it out.
Rockyford students DO have school this Friday (May 27).
Congratulations to the Standard High School Class of 2016 who will be celebrating their Graduation on Friday, May 27. Best of luck to all of you in your future endeavours.
The Gala committee would like to thank all of their guests and donors. Several of the community groups will benefit from the continued support kiddies playing in the fountain.
Habitat for Humanity is in its infancy infancy in Drumheller. Rotary will be directing $10,000 towards this project.
Rotary clubs are banding together to help in the recovery of Fort McMurray. All money collected will go directly into the community where the local club will decide where the funds should be directed. In District 5360 (southern Alberta and western Saskatchewan) clubs are combining efforts. Our club has forwarded $1,200 to this cause.
Some club projects require assistance from non-members and to show appreciation for these volunteers, a Friends of Rotary evening is planned for and generosity. They were able to support the following: Ag Society - $5000.00, Library - $4000.00, Community Center - $3000.00, and Rockyford Playschool - $1500.00. See you next year, same time, same place!
St. Rita’s Annual Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 5 beginning with Mass at the Grotto at 4:00 pm, weather permitting. A pot luck supper will follow at the Community Centre with the Parish supplying BBQ burgers and hot dogs. Families are asked to bring a salad or dessert. Come enjoy some early summer fun with your family and friends!!
If you have any news or events you would like to see in this column, please give me a call at 533-3930 or send me an email to email@example.com by Friday afternoon. Have a great week everybody! Monday. We know Chair Graham Giffin appreciates everyone responsible for helping to make the recent White Elephant sale a success. As usual, funds go right back into the community.
Drumheller is a popular place to visit. This past weekend, Rotary families hosted exchange students from Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Brazil, Columbia, Taiwan, Germany, Slovakia, Finland, France, Belgium and Italy who have lived this past year with Rotary families in northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Then, on July 20, the club will host a Red Deer West club exchange group from India.