Ver­dant Val­ley Eye Opener

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - He­len Leon­hardt 403-823-9823

The An­nual Gen­eral Meet­ing of the Ver­dant Val­ley Agri­cul­tural So­ci­ety was held on Tues­day, Novem­ber 22, 2016 at the Ver­dant Val­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Elec­tion of the Board of Di­rec­tors re­sulted in the fol­low­ing: For one year term - Tim Ewing, He­len Leon­hardt, Gerri Shad­lock and Cliff McDougald; for a two year term - John Dun­calf, Clint Hem­ming, Brad McDougald and Lyle Rowe; for a three year term – Ron Leon­hardt, Amanda Panisiak, Percy Poland and Toni Wil­son. A brain­storm­ing ses­sion for ac­tiv­i­ties and projects for 2017 was held. The Board of Di­rec­tors met briefly to elect the executive for 2017. The re­sults are as fol­lows: Pres­i­dent – Lyle Rowe, First Vice Pres­i­dent – Brad McDougald, Se­cond Vice Pres­i­dent – John Dun­calf, Sec­re­tary – He­len Leon­hardt, Trea­surer – Toni Wil­son. The reg­u­lar meet­ing fol­lowed. Do­na­tions will be made to the Sal­va­tion Army - $500, the Drumheller and Dis­trict Mu­si­cal Fes­ti­val - $250. Lyle Rowe will be our del­e­gate to the An­nual Al­berta AG So­ci­eties meet­ing in Ed­mon­ton in Fe­bru­ary. Plans were dis­cussed for our an­nual com­mu­nity Christ­mas party to be held on Sun­day, De­cem­ber 4 at the Ver­dant Val­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­ter at 5:00 p.m. Day Len­festy and his helpers from the Hand Hills will be cater­ing. There will be a won­der­ful sup­per, entertainment, door prizes and of course a visit from Santa with candy bags and treats for the kids. Dec­o­rat­ing and set­ting up ta­bles will be done on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 3 at 10:00 a.m. Mem­bers are asked to come and help for an hour that morn­ing.

Happy birth­day this week to Martin Larsen on De­cem­ber 2, Pam (Ewing) Elzinga on De­cem­ber 5 and Tina (Mepham) Weg­ner and Koren McDougald on De­cem­ber 7.

Best wishes on your wed­ding an­niver­sary to Blaine and Kathy Leon­hardt on De­cem­ber 3 and Bert and Penny Dekeyser on De­cem­ber 5.

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