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Greet­ings & Sa­lu­ta­tions! Here’s what’s new this week in the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity...The Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary in­vites you to their an­nual Christ­mas Open House! Join in the fun on Mon­day, De­cem­ber 3, at 7:30 p.m. En­joy hot co­coa, treats, carols, and a visit from Santa!

Did you know…Santa will visit over 90 mil­lion homes on Christ­mas Eve. So to de­liver all the presents, how fast does his sleigh have to go? Santa’s sleigh trav­els at the speed of light, that is about 186,282.4 miles per sec­ond 671 mil­lion miles per hour!

Are you 50 + and need­ing to get into Cal­gary? The se­nior’s cen­ter or­ga­nizes trips into Cal­gary for shop­ping or ap­point­ments. The next trip in is on Tues­day, De­cem­ber 11 and the des­ti­na­tion is the South Cen­tre. Here are the par­tic­u­lars; your care as­sis­tant is wel­come to join you, sign up is at the se­nior’s cen­ter by noon the Fri­day be­fore de­par­ture, mem­ber­ship is not re­quired, bus de­parts from Stan­dard at 8:15 a.m. and leaves Cal­gary at 3 p.m. Please con­tact Joan at 403 644 3860 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

Save the date…The Fam­ily Christ­mas Dance will be held on Fri­day, De­cem­ber 21, from 7:00 – 12:00 a.m., at the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Hall. All pro­ceeds will go to sup­port the Stan­dard Playschool.

A Re­minder…The ‘ Mem­ory Tree’, a touch­ing tra­di­tion, of plac­ing the names of loved ones that have passed on, at­tach­ing the names to the big spruce tree be­side the church has been go­ing on for many years. As Christ­mas starts to come to mind, the Nazareth Lutheran Church is happy to of­fer this act of re­mem­brance to every­one. As a com­mu­nity we look for­ward to see­ing the twin­kling lights, sparkling or­na­ments, and the names of those we hold dear, nes­tled in branches of one of the old­est trees in the com­mu­nity through­out the days and nights lead­ing up to De­cem­ber 25. Should you wish to add the name(s) of your loved ones, a small do­na­tion is re­quested. Cheques may be made out to Nazareth Lutheran Church; and all dona­tions will be el­i­gi­ble for a tax re­ceipt. The names will be read dur­ing the Long­est Night Ser­vice at Nazareth Lutheran, where every­one is wel­come. Please con­tact or mail cheques to, Yvonne Way, Box 12, Site 1, RR 1, Stan­dard Al­berta, T0J 3G0 or Carol Cal­laghan, Box 26, Stan­dard, Al­berta, T0J 3G0. The dona­tions col­lected sup­port com­mu­nity bet­ter­ment. Thank you for sup­port­ing this trea­sured act of re­mem­brance.

This is Adreena re­port­ing for the Vil­lage of Stan­dard. Dead­line for sub­mis­sion is Fri­day for the fol­low­ing week. Please sub­mit newz items to the stan­dard­[email protected] , phone 403-6443995 or stop in at the li­brary.

Have a great week friends!!!

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