I have to apologize! I just realized that I haven’t included contact information for the Standard News for several weeks! I apologize for those who have had news to submit, and haven’t been able to! All submissions can be made to Dyanna Couture at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 403-644-3998.
The Kapaniuk family is sad to announce the passing of Lil Kapaniuk at the age of 94 years. Lil has been a fixture in our community and will be dearly missed. Funeral services were held at Nazareth Lutheran Church on Monday, August 15.
Don’t forget to go to the library on Wednesday from 11-12 for “Tween Time” and “Teeny Tiny Artists” at 3:30 pm. Don’t forget to register! On August 20 the Summer Reading Wrap Up Party will be at 12:30 pm. Registration is required. Thank you Adreena for making summer so much fun!
With the new school year about to start, the Standard Playschool is pleased to be able to bring their 3rd annual apple fundraiser! It has been quite the hot commodity the last two years!
They’re also holding a Vesey’s bulbs fundraiser if flowers are more your interest with daffodils, tulips & wild flowers to the prairie crocus for you to choose from! They have also added a selection of very festive wrapping paper this year! If you are interested please feel free to contact a member of the Playschool to place your order: Celeste Christensen, Sarah and Jay Schultz, Leanne Gerrard, Laura Nelson, Trisha Larsen, Jenni Aultman or Tracy Dick. They also send out a huge thank you to the friends, families and our community for making this fundraiser such a success in the past!
Seven folks from Nazareth Lutheran Church are on their way to PEI! With the community’s help, the group raised enough money to attend the Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth (CLAY) gathering in Charlottetown PEI! The Pettifers, Boguskys, Laerkes and Pastor Dyanna are so grateful for all the donations and support the congregation and village residents have offered for this amazing opportunity to see God at work and become inspired! The bottle drive continues in the Couture’s garage next to the church for the next CLAY gathering in 2 years! Dropoffs can be made at any time, or you can contact Dyanna or Rich for pickup at 403644-3998.
Nazareth Lutheran Church is holding a fun Summer Carnival on August 31 from 1-2 pm. All kids are welcome! There will be yummy carnival food and lots of fun games! Oh...and also prizes! Please let Pastor Dyanna know if you would like to sponsor a game or help out!
Vacation Bible School will be held August 18 and 19. Please contact Anita Winters for more information. VBS is held at Nazareth Lutheran Church.
Nazareth Lutheran Church will be having an event on September 18 at 10:30 am called “Back to Church Sunday”. Everybody who has at one point been a part of the community at Nazareth is welcome to come and catch up, reunite with former Sunday School classmates, and meet each other’s kids and grandkids. There will be a potluck to follow. Come catch up!
Something new is happening at the Standard Library! Check out the “Summer Fun Collection” at the library. We have for your borrowing fun, Horseshoes, Croquet, Boccie Ball, Ladder Ball, Badminton, Spring Fling, Lawn Darts. Come on over and get outside with one of these fun kits! Lots of fun to be had!
As always, submissions can be made to email@example.com or to Pastor Dyanna Couture at 403644-3998. Please try to have your submissions in by early evening on Sunday!