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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.