I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving spent with family and friends!
Lawrence and Anne Jensen of Standard, Alberta, together with Keith and Michelle Nelson of Vermilion, Alberta are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Diana and Andrew. The wedding will take place in 2017. Congratulations Diana and Andrew!
The Nazareth Church Women invite you to the annual Turkey Supper on November 2 from 5-7 pm. This year they will have take out available for those who can’t make it to the dinner. Thank you for the support of the NCW and their mission!
The Standard Municipal Library invites you to join in at our 28 annual Ham & Oyster Supper Fundraiser & Silent Auction. This event will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016, from 5 – 7 pm. All proceeds will go to the library. Thank you for your support of this yearly event! If you have a dessert or a silent auction item that you would like to donate, please let Adreena know by October 12.
The Standard Municipal Library is pleased to host the Adelle Ellis Photography, photography exhibit from Wednesday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 14, 2016. The galley will be open during normal library hours at the Standard Library, and will include several canvassed prints and framed photographs depicting outdoors and western lifestyle, taken by Adelle Ellis Photography. These photographs can be purchased and picked up at the end of the exhibit, or you can order other prints to be picked up at the Library at a later date. Her photographs will also be made available to view at the Standard Library Ham and Oyster supper at the Standard Community Hall on Friday, October 14, 2016, where you can order prints, one photograph will also be put up in a silent auction with proceeds going towards the Standard Municipal Library. There you will also be able to “meet the photographer” to talk about photography or to schedule personal photography sessions if so desired. Adelle Ellis, from Standard, Alta. is a 22-yearold local photographer with a passion for photographing people, animals, and western lifestyle. With schooling in photojournalism, she hopes to turn her passion for photography and her artistic eye towards helping people create memories through photography sessions.
Are you a kid aged 3 and up? Come to Nazareth Lutheran’s Son-Shine Saturday on October 29 as we go door to door and do “Reverse Trickor-Treating”. Wear your scariest costume! We want to bless our neighbors by giving them treats! If you have treats you wish to donate, please let Pastor Dyanna know at 644-3848 or leave in the manse garage if she isn’t in!
Adults! Come connect, relax and have some fun with Hand Built Pottery (creating unique bowls and plates by hand) on October 26 and November 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 at the Standard Library. To save your seat (limited room) and for more information, call 403 983 3640. We are also looking for a volunteer Hospitality Host who can assist the facilitator. They will receive a complimentary workshop in thanks for their help.
As always, submissions can be made to standardnewz@ gmail.com or to Pastor Dyanna Couture at 403-644-3848. Please try to have your submissions in by early evening on Sunday!