HUSSAF TRI­BUNE

The Drumheller Mail - - REAL ESTATE - Carey Taubert

The Hus­sar Skat­ing Club would once again like to thank ev­ery­one for their sup­port of the Purdy’s Choco­late Fundraiser! This is a huge fundraiser for our club and we ap­pre­ci­ate ev­ery or­der. A big Thank You to the mem­bers who sold choco­late again this year! In to­tal we sold $13,044.94 worth of choco­late which raised our club $4011 to help keep our dues low for up­com­ing sea­sons.

The Friends of East Wheat­land So­ci­ety have a Com­mu­nity Christ­mas card list up at Chi­nook Fi­nan­cial Hus­sar Branch. If you would like to do­nate and get your name on the Com­mu­nity card please stop in be­fore De­cem­ber 22.

The Wheat­land Cross­ing Coy­ote ju­nior high girls bas­ket­ball team played their first tour­na­ment this past week­end at the Holy Cross in Strath­more. HCC hosted 7 teams from South­ern Al­berta. Our Coy­ote team is com­prised of both vet­er­ans and first time play­ers. Tea­gan & Tori Adam­cewicz play for this team. The girls played hard and bat­tled to close fin­ishes! Great fun was had by all in­clud­ing spec­ta­tors! Coach Baxter sees the de­vel­op­ment of a solid team with suc­cesses through­out the sea­son.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the Bas­sano Out­laws Pee­wee team for win­ning GOLD in the Sun­dre Tour­na­ment, De­cem­ber 9-11. Ev­ery­one had rooms in Olds so lots of swim­ming and mini sticks were played. Play­ers on the team from Hus­sar are Dustin Holm, Ja­son Slemko, Cadin Hiebert, Em­mitt Filko­hazy, Dayne Col­lett, Tris­ten and Chase Fraser. Con­grat­u­la­tions boys!!

The Hus­sar Fire­works U14 Ringette team brought home sil­ver medals from the Cochrane tour­na­ment on the De­cem­ber 10/11 week­end. The girls played Fri­day and won their game against Red Deer. They spent Satur­day morn­ing swim­ming, shop­ping and en­joyed the Trolls movie. We lost our game Satur­day night against Cochrane but came out strong on Sun­day morn­ing with a win against Air­dre to put them in the B side fi­nal Sun­day af­ter­noon. They came up against Cochrane again, played hard but lost a hard fought bat­tle 6-4 which brought home sil­ver. What a great week­end girls!

Strath­more Mid­get Storm T1 played in Cal­gary in a tour­na­ment over De­cem­ber 9-11. Cort Arm­strong and Bai­ley Filko­hazy both play for this team and Clay Arm­strong helps coach. They had some close games but we’re not suc­cess­ful. As usual, the boys en­joyed play­ing and gained some more ex­pe­ri­ence. This com­ing week­end they play in Airdrie Satur­day night and in Hus­sar Sun­day at 6pm.

On Sun­day, De­cem­ber 11, Ella Hein, her daugh­ters and grand­daugh­ters cel­e­brated their an­nual Christ­mas lunch to­gether. It was held at the con­tin­u­ing care com­mu­nity room at the Drumheller Hospi­tal to make it con­ve­nient for Ella. Spe­cial thanks to Can­dace Wil­liams for cater­ing this event and to Sonya for the delicious dessert. It was a won­der­ful af­ter­noon of vis­it­ing with Grandma.

The Wheat­land Cross­ing School will be hold­ing 2 sep­a­rate Christ­mas con­certs this year due to the in­crease in students and the limited amount of space in the tem­po­rary school: Grades 4-6 students will be per­form­ing their con­cert on Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 14 at 6:30 pm in the gym. Grades K-3 students will be per­form­ing their con­cert on Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 15 at 6:30 pm. Doors to the school will be open­ing at 6:00 pm and students can re­port di­rectly to their class­rooms when they ar­rive.

Wheat­land Christ­mas Food Bank has a box at Chi­nook Fi­nan­cial Hus­sar Branch for ev­ery­one to drop off dona­tions. The dead­line is De­cem­ber 17. If any­one knows of any­one that wants a Christ­mas ham­per, please con­tact Lo­rilee Dun­das at 787-2225.

Krista San­dum is host­ing a Fill-The-Purse Christ­mas party on De­cem­ber 15 at 7 pm. Come over and sup­port the Wheat­land Cri­sis So­ci­ety. She will also be col­lect­ing chil­dren’s new socks or un­der­wear for the shel­ter. Call Krista at 403-321-7870 for more in­for­ma­tion of what to put in the purses.

A new healthy liv­ing / weight loss group has been formed in our com­mu­nity. New Be­gin­nings will meet on Wed­nes­day evenings from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Hus­sar Hall. All are wel­come to at­tend. The fo­cus of our group will be healthy liv­ing not just on weight loss. Please feel free to at­tend.

News re­porter for De­cem­ber is Carey Taubert, please con­tact her at 403.787.3500.

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