Awwww heat, I love the hot sunny weather. I hope everyone is making the most of it.
Congratulations to Matt Howard who brought home a trophy buckle from the Water Valley Stampede on the weekend in the steer riding event.
The Saturday, July 23, Munson 300 Raffle Draw lucky winner is Larry Dodd from Morrin. Larry and Cindy have both won now. Thanks for buying the tickets.
The Verdant Valley Ag Society is hosting a Draft Horse Competition on August 13 starting at 1:00 at the Verdant Valley Community Centre. Admission is free to the Chore Horse Competition from 1:00 – 4:00 which will showcase Clydes, Canadians and more. There will be a concession on site with live music. There will be a bouncy castle and other ac- tivities for the kids throughout the day. Sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Thank you to the Verdant Valley Ag Society for sponsoring this event.
Calendar Reminders: The 27th Annual Ride for STARS on August 7 at the TL Bar Ranch.
The Dinosaur Valley Half Marathon, 10K and 5K will be on September 11. To register go to the website www. dinosaurvalleyhalf.com.
Be aware there have been thefts in the area over the past week and crime seems to be on the rise. Be sure to lock up your belongings and vehicles. Let’s keep a close watch on our surroundings and not make it easy for the culprits.
As we head into the August long weekend drive safely, play safe and enjoy the summer weather.
Have a good weekend.