Big Val­ley Bul­letin

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Big Val­ley’s tourist sea­son be­gan right on time this past Satur­day with the ar­rival of the first Al­berta Prairie train of the sea­son at 4:00 p.m. Lo­cal vol­un­teers in pe­riod cos­tume lined up at the sta­tion to wel­come our vis­i­tors. Though it was a bit chilly, the sun shone down on our guests as they strolled through the vil­lage snap­ping pho­tos and check­ing out the sights be­fore en­joy­ing a great meal. Af­ter the long win­ter hi­ber­na­tion, it was fun to watch the whole vil­lage re­sus­ci­tate, but be­fore we knew it, that fa­mil­iar whis­tle called an end to the visit. We’re all look­ing for­ward to the next visit.

Each year the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in­vites stu­dents from across the coun­try to cre­ate art­work, po­etry and es­says pro­mot­ing Re­mem- brance Day and hon­our­ing Cana­dian mil­i­tary her­itage for their An­nual Lit­er­ary and Poster Con­test. The Big Val­ley Le­gion will be pre­sent­ing the lo­cal awards for the con­test at the Big Val­ley School on Fri­day, May 19 be­gin­ning at 11:30 a.m. Ev­ery­one is wel­come.

The Big Val­ley 4-H Beef Club held a mock achieve­ment day on Sun­day, Apr. 30. Over 30 steers and heif- ers were brought in for this day of learn­ing about judg­ing, clip­ping, groom­ing and show­man­ship. The 26 mem­bers of the club have all been work­ing hard on their projects and are ea­gerly look­ing for­ward to achieve­ment day.

The Beef Club in­vites ev­ery­one to their show and sale at the Stet­tler Agriplex on Mon­day and Tues­day, May 22 and 23. The heifer show is on Mon­day be­gin­ning at 2:00 p.m. and the steer show starts Tues­day at 9:00 a.m. with the sale to fol­low at 7:00 p.m. that evening. Let’s sup­port our lo­cal 4-H mem­bers.

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