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This week we take a mo­ment to pause and re­flect on the sac­ri­fice of our veter­ans. A Remembrance Day ser­vice will take place at the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Hall on Fri­day, Novem­ber 11 at 10:30 am. Thank you to all of our veter­ans who have fought so hard for our free­dom.

As usual, our li­brary has lots of fun stuff hap­pen­ing! The Stan­dard Cast-Ons meet ev­ery Tues­day at 7:30 in Novem­ber. Bring your knit­ting or your de­sire to learn to knit with you and en­joy some good com­pany. On Wednes­day at 3:30 pm dur­ing Tween Time Adreena will be help­ing you make Vi­sion Boards. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for this ac­tiv­ity.

Tween Time DIY Vi­sion Boards 3:30 pm Reg­is­tra­tion Re­quired.

Com­bines and trucks were rolling, dust was fly­ing, and wheat was flow­ing on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 27 as lo­cal farm­ers once again vol­un­teered their time, equip­ment and good will for Stan­dard’s Mem­ory Lane Park pro­ject. The Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Fa­cil­ity En­hance­ment So­ci­ety’s 160-acre fundraiser wheat crop was har­vested at last, and hauled away ei­ther to grain el­e­va­tors or to avail­able stor­age bins. On short no­tice, six com­bines, seven trucks and at least 14 vol­un­teers ap­peared and fin­ished the job that af­ter­noon and evening. A huge thank you goes out to all who made this pos­si­ble. What great sup­port for the Mem­ory Lane pro­ject!

The Mem­ory Lane Cash Cal­en­dar is off and run­ning! The win­ners so far are: Novem­ber 1-Earl Pratt, Novem­ber 2- Mar­i­lyn Ris­don, Novem­ber 3-Val Sundgaard, and Novem­ber 4 was Gary Brown­ing. Congratulations! Check out the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Face­book Group to keep track of win­ners!

There is a Fire Ad­vi­sory in Wheat­land County on all fire per­mit fires. Please take ex­tra cau­tion with the dry weather we have been hav­ing lately.

There will be a Foot Clinic at the Stan­dard Se­nior’s Cen­tre on Novem­ber 17 be­gin­ning at 9:30 am. Every­body is wel­come to come, but please re­mem­ber to book your ap­point­ment through Donna Firkus (644-3849) or by call- ing the se­niors dur­ing cof­fee in the morn­ing. The next clinic af­ter this won’t be un­til De­cem­ber 29!

With the colder weather comes more op­por­tu­nity to con­tract the com­mon cold or even the flu! There is a flu shot clinic at the Stan­dard Se­nior’s Cen­ter on Novem­ber 9 from 11 am un­til 3 pm. Re­mem­ber to bring your Al­berta Health Care Card!

Need a coat for the com­ing win­ter for you or a mem- ber of your fam­ily? County Coats will be at Stan­dard on De­cem­ber 7 from 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Thanks to the com­mu­nity for sup­port­ing this great en­deav­our.

Adults! Come con­nect, re­lax and have some fun with Hand Built Pot­tery (creat­ing unique bowls and plates by hand) on 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@ or to Pas­tor Dyanna Cou­ture at 403-6443848. Please try to have your sub­mis­sions in by early evening on Sun­day!

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