We are soon approaching the longest day of the year and yet our days and especially our nights are so cold. Someone commented to me on Sunday that the wind is still coming off the polar ice cap. This past weekend, it sure felt like it was!
This year Canada celebrates 150 years as a sovereign nation. This is a milestone that Canadians across our country are proud to honour. Celebrations will be taking place all across this great country of ours. The small community of Craigmyle will be no exception as plans are being made to recognize Canada 150 in our wee berg. Stay tuned to this column for further details about this local event.
A long time resident of our community left our fold a number on months ago. Grace Moe will be remembered in a Celebration of Life event to be held on Sunday, June 25 at 1:30 pm in the Hanna Senior’s Circle. All of Grace’s friends and family are invited to be a part of this celebration.
This Thursday, June 15, the Craigmyle Church Women will have a brief meeting following Coffee Time in the church basement. The meeting will likely take place about 11:30 am and will take no longer than a half hour. Business to be discussed will be the distribution of responsibilities for the “Coffee Break” now that Betty has moved from our community as well as designating a new secretary for the CCW. All interested persons are invited to come out to this meeting.
May 27 was the day when Heather Rees and Dan Wahl exchanged marriage vows at the King Hunter Park in Hanna. The ceremony began with Ken and Bev walking their daughter down the outdoor aisle to meet her waiting groom, while rose petals were strewn by youngsters in front of the procession of three. The “over the moon” couple were united in a simple ceremony with family and friends present. Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a sumptuous feast in the Hanna Community Center prepared by Bev Rees and a number of her