I he ar t hat St ephanie H olmen did a fine j ob in ar ranging t he “Grinch Tree” evening which was held at the hall on t he evening of November 28, w ith mor e t han thirty ladie s a ttending. B esides creating t heir Chr istmas craf t projects they had time f or plenty of f un and s ocializing. The hall has b een put t o go od us e over the p ast ye ar w ith me etings, s ocial ac tivities and f amily e vents amounting t o an a verage of just over two bookings each month.
Aside f rom t he f act t hat s everal D alum b oys ha ve suc cessfully p articipated t hroughout the history of t he Titans football program I have also had an interest in r eporting t he ac tivities of the senior team because my son, Jason, ha s c oached in v arious capacities for the p ast s eventeen years and he reports that all three teams he ld t heir ye ar-end b anquet and a wards c elebration a t the Badlands Community Facility in Drumheller last Sunday.
The event was attended by t he Pee Wee Terrapins, t he B antam Titans and t he S enior T itans whose c ombined n umbers r epresent over one h undred pla yers and ne arly twen ty c oaching and support st aff. O ur D alum members of the senior team were recognized f or t heir achie vements with Eric Jensen being presented with an All Star medal and Ethan Duncalf b eing name d t he off ensive player of t he ye ar a s well a s being presented with an All St ar medal and an A cademic Athletic Award for achieving greater than an eighty p er cent g rade average while p articipating in a sp orts program. W Ethan.
With t he mon th of D ecember now upon us there are several upcoming e vents t o b e not ed. The annual T ree of H ope c eremony will take place at the Drumheller Health Care Centre at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, D ecember 10, w ith ac - tivities lo cated b eyond t he main entry in the large foyer and those wishing t o supp ort and p articipate in t he e vent ma y sp onsor pink or t eal colored bulbs which decorate a Christmas tree located near the hairdressing salon at the facility. F or mor e inf ormation you may c all L inda Ame s of t he Drumheller Ar ea H ealth C are Foundation at 403-820-7860.
The D alum Comm unity Hall Association w ill b e ho sting a community social e vening at the hall on S aturday, D ecember 16, beginning at about 3:00 p.m.
Those a ttending t he supp er are reminded that it w ill b e “pot luck” and that a variety of snacks and refreshments provided by the Hall A ssociation. Ther e w ill b e activities for both the adults and the children at the family friendly ell done, Er ic and affair w ith a mov ie and p opcorn upstairs f or t he young sters, and the oldsters, too.
On Sunday, December 17, there will b e a Chr istmas pr ogram included in the church service with a p ot luck lunch t o f ollow and there will be the regularly scheduled Sunday mor ning s ervice on December 24, with the traditional candle light service at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church beginning at 5:00 p.m. that evening.
Happy Bir thday g reetings t his week go t o B arb Ro sgen (n. Andersen), Mike Ostergard, Colleen Ryan (n. T urner), St acey Turner, and to Ralph Jorgensen who w as born on his mot her’s birthday in 1936. Best wishes to all.
My lit tle dog D aisy is alw ays happy t o g reet v isitors and t he “Wag-O-Matic” is go od testimony to an anonymous quote which states: “One reason that dogs are so well liked is that they wag their tails, not their tongues”.
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