Rum­sey & District Regis­ter

The Drumheller Mail - - IN THE VALLEY 2017 - Patty Steen 403-368-3820

Wel­come t o t he s ea­son of Christmas. The Chr ist­mas Party is f ast a pproach­ing f or the lit­tle ones in our c om­mu­nity. I t w ill b e he ld on D ecem­ber 16 f rom 4:00 p.m. t o 6:00 p.m. w ith S anta c om­ing to he ar your child ’s w ish. Ev­ery­one is in vited to come and visit, of course. There will be a Christmas craft and movie.

Par­ents ar e in vited t o dr op off t heir sp ecial p ack­ages in the kitchen with Santa’s helpers, make sur e you add your child’s name. It should be a fun af­ter­noon for ev­ery­one. This Wed­nes­day, De­cem­ber 6 w ill b e t he first of t he Elk s Tur­key Bingos and will be held at the Rum­sey Hall start­ing at 7:30 p.m. with the sec­ond Bingo to t ake place in Big V al­ley the fol­low­ing Wed­nes­day.

Come out and ha ve s ome fun. Mor­rin also will be hav­ing a Tur­key Bingo on D ecem­ber 13 start­ing at 6:30 a t the Hall, all pr oceeds w ill go t owards the Mor rin Com­mu­nity Cen­ter.

The 4-H B eef club i s ch ug­ging along w ith f eed­ing t heir calves and tak­ing care of busi­ness. A t t heir D ecem­ber 12 meet­ing, t hey w ill b e ha ving a guest sp eaker, a n utri­tion­ist come and shar e s ome inf or­ma­tion so that will be help­ful in the com­ing months as they work t owards p ack­ing on t he pounds on t heir f avorite b ovine friends.

If you ar e st umped f or Christmas g ifts don ’t f or­get about t he R um­sey Hist ory book. Ther e ar e still s ome avail­able t hrough an y of t he His­tor­i­cal S oci­ety memb ers; Mary Ne wton, D ariel M cNaughton; or m yself a t t he Li­brary. The R um­sey L ibrary is als o s elling c al­en­dars f ea­tur­ing s ome b eau­ti­ful phot os taken by lo cal phot og­ra­phers as a f undraiser for the li­brar y so stop in and take a look.

I would like t o pass on t hat Elaine W eisse is r ecov­er­ing hap­pily from her s econd knee surgery. B oth sur geries ha ve gone ver y we ll and she lo oks for­ward to get­ting out on t he golf course again next spring.

This is t he la st c all f or vol­un­teers to at­tend the Rum­sey Ag S oci­ety’s Ann ual G en­eral meet­ing t o b e he ld on Mon­day, D ecem­ber 11 st art­ing a t 7:00 p.m. The Ag So­ci­ety does lots of t hings in t he c om­mu­nity and wor ks hard to main­tain t he two b eau­ti­ful build­ings and grounds that we have in town so it is im­por­tant that we keep this go­ing. I hope you can help out.

That’s it for this week.

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