Delia Senior News
Sincere sympathy of the community goes out to the Sargant family on the passing of their mother, Hazel. Services were held in Delia on Thursday afternoon, with Reverend Daniel Dannhauer officiating. Sincere sympathy to her family and many friends at this very sad time.
The Birthday Party at the Delia Drop In Centre was held on Wednesday afternoon with ten members attending. Hostesses for the day were Doreen and Eva. Card bingo games were played with most guests winning a small prize or two. The Birthday girl for July was Charle. The hostesses served rhubarb pudding cake for lunch. Lucky winner of the door prize was Marilyn, who won a pretty potted plant.
Residents of Delia –the Henry Kroger water system has asked for our assistance in conserving water until further notice. They have a water leak near Youngstown that will take several days to fix. Luckily, nobody has to worry about watering lawns or gardens, which are pretty well saturated with rain these days.
The Delia Museum summer hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday. Tyler Andersen is the summer staff at the museum again this summer. Stop in and have a tour of the museum, you will find it full of fascinating artifacts. Tyler will guide you through the museum and will be able to tell you stories of the history of Delia.
The Mountain View Credit Union is proud to have been serving the Delia community for 12 fantastic years. Their anniversary celebration will take place at our Delia location on Friday, August 19. The community is invited to the branch for a BBQ luncheon. Hot dogs will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It’s rumored there may be cake too. Stop by and get your name in a draw and chat with the staff. There may even be a surprise appearance from the famed mascot, Mountain Max.
Mel and Vi Metzger lived in the Delia Craigmyle area before retiring to Hanna, and were active members of the Delia Senior Centre, so we are all happy to wish Mel a very happy 90th birthday on July 24. To celebrate Mel’s big day his family invite everyone to come to the Hanna Senior Circle on Saturday, July 23, from 2 to 4 p.m., to wish Mel an awesome birthday and share some birthday cake and ice cream. It happens that Charlotte and Richard Preston will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on the 24th of July-Charlotte is Mel and Vi’s daughter, so it is a weekend of celebration for the Metzger families!
Happy Birthday to Tasha Moe on July 17, to Ian Morrison and Bernie Heck on the 18th, and to Frances Andersen on the 20th.
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