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On June 30 the Delia High School held their graduation exercises. Matthew Kuvaja was one of the Class of 2017 to graduate. Congratulations and best wishes to you Matthew.
On Saturday, July 8 there was a Celebration of Life for Rose Ewing at Delia. Rose was 95 years of age at her passing on February 8, 2017 in Grande Prairie. She is survived by five children – Shirley, Alfred, Louise( Jim), Timothy( Margaret ) and David (Susan); 15 grandchildren, 43 greatgrandchildren and 16 great great-grandchildren. Rose and husband Louis lived, farmed and raised their family in this community. Our sympathy to her family.
The Verdant Valley Ag Society will be holding a Chore (Heavy) Horse Competition on Saturday, July 29 at the Community Center fifteen kilometers east of Drumheller on Highway 576. The event was very well received last year by over 300 attendees. It will begin at noon and a concession booth will serve hamburgers and hot dogs with a beef barbecue available for supper. Tickets for the barbecue will be available that afternoon. There will be activities for children and displays of machinery and antiques on display. See notice in this paper for more details.
Happy birthday this week to Allan Heiliger on July 13, Sue Brown on July 14, Caden Leonhardt on July 18, and Craig Thomas on July 19.
Best wishes on your wedding anniversary to Arnold and Doreen Pascoe on July 19.