Big Val­ley Bul­letin

The Drumheller Mail - - NEWS - Linda Still­inger 403-876-2479 l.still­inger@gmail.com

The Big Val­ley Elks held their In­ter-Lodge golf tour­na­ment on Satur­day, Jul. 15 with 30 golfers vy­ing for the prizes. Elks from Halkirk, Cas­tor, Hanna, and Stet­tler par­tic­i­pated. Lo­cal golfers and Big Val­ley Elks mem­bers helped round out the num­bers and made it a very en­joy­able day. Spe­cial thanks to Buster Watts and Don Fooks for their as­sis­tance in en­sur­ing no one went thirsty.

Most hon­est was the team of Dan Web­ster, Rita Kyn­cyl and Don Kent. With a score of 31, John Paul, Terry Nolty and John Demos were the best team. Prox­im­ity prizes were scooped by Sue Boswell, Rita Kyn­cyl, Larry Doell, and John Paul.

The af­ter­noon was rounded out with a steak sup­per pre­pared by some great ladies and Sue’s sun shades were much ap­pre­ci­ated. Once again Len Cur­rie did an out­stand­ing job or­ga­niz­ing the tour­na­ment and the Elks’ Chil­dren's Char­ity ben­e­fited from his Mul­li­gan for Kids event. Thanks to all who as­sisted in mak­ing this a top­notch event for our vis­i­tors and thanks to the lo­cal golfers who con­tinue to sup­port the cause.

Big Val­ley Golf course in­vites you to come out for a re­ally fun night of golf on Fri­day, July 21. Reg­is­tra­tion starts at 7:30 p.m. with tee off at 8.00 p.m. Come play 9 holes in day­light then 9 holes af­ter dark. If you are look­ing to have a good laugh you must try this for a real fun evening. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Sue or Bob Boswell at 403-876-2031.

Big Val­ley’s “All that Buzz” is host­ing a weekly Farmer's Mar­ket on Satur­day morn­ings from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the com­mon area on the Jimmy Jock Board­walk. Stop by to check out the lo­cal goods be­ing of­fered each week, in­clud­ing farm fresh or­ganic pro­duce. Come early, things sell out fast. New ven­dors are in­vited to con­tact Sue di­rectly via email at buz­zgift­shoppe@shaw.ca

Big Val­ley’s an­nual Bust Out Rodeo takes place on July 28 and 29. Rodeo events be­gin at 7:00 p.m. on Fri­day, fol­lowed by a dance and fire­works. Come out to en­joy the pan­cake break­fast on Satur­day from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and take in the steak bar­be­cue hosted by the Big Val­ley Fire De­part­ment be­gin­ning at 5:00 p.m. Catch all the rodeo ac­tion at 7:00 p.m. daily. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Tom Cas­sidy at (403) 740-3488.

The Hiver­nant Métis Cul­tural So­ci­ety in­vites you to Big Val­ley for the 14th an­nual Métis Hiver­nant Days on Au­gust 4, 5 and 6. This an­nual three-day fam­ily event is a unique op­por­tu­nity to dis­cover Métis his­tory and cul­ture. Come ex­pe­ri­ence tra­di­tional mu­sic, danc­ing and sto­ry­telling. En­joy horse drawn Red River Cart rides or try your hand at tra­di­tional crafts and games. There will be a sup­per and dance on Satur­day evening and a tal­ent con­test from 12:00 noon till 4:00 p.m. on Sun­day. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mar­lene Lanz at (403) 8156720 or 1-800-267-5844, visit the web­site at www.hiver­nant­metis­cul­ture­so­ci­ety.net or email mlanz@shaw.ca.

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