Verdant Valley Eye Opener
The November meeting of the Verdant Valley and Dorcas Women’s Institute was held November 9 at the home of Holly Guterson with nine members present. The end of November the nut order will arrive and be distributed to everyone who ordered. Pat McDougald, Diana Rowe and Gerri Shadlock attended a meeting of the constituency planning the conference for April 21 – 22, 2017 in Trochu. The date for the WI Christmas party is planned for Thursday December 8 at 6:00 pm at O’Sheas. This will include husbands and significant others. The club will pay for the member’s supper. A ten dollar gift exchange will be held after supper. Roll call was answered with gifts for teenagers and the food bank for the Salvation Army. A cheque was also donated to the Salvation Army to help with the Food Bank. Tea prize was won by Diana Rowe. Pat McDougald was co-hostess.
On the weekend of November 18 – 20 the families of Grace Lutheran Church attended a retreat at Camp Kuriakos at Sylvan Lake. Lynn and Clint Hemming and Ron, Helen and Leslie Leonhardt attended. Clint and Lynn then attended the western finals game between the Calgary Stampeders and the BC Lions. Calgary was victorious and is in the Grey Cup game on Sunday, November 27.
Belated birthday greetings