Ver­dant Val­ley Eye Opener

The Drumheller Mail - - Around Town - He­len Leon­hardt 403-823-9823

The Ver­dant Val­ley and Dor­cas Women’s In­sti­tute met at the home of Percy Poland on Wed­nes­day, April 10 with 6 mem­bers present. Dis­cus­sion cen­tered around the Dis­trict 5 Con­fer­ence that will be held at the Ver­dant Val­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on April 26 and 27. Dis­trict 5 ex­tends from Sun­day on the West to the Saskatchew­an bor­der. The agenda for the con­fer­ence on Satur­day was dis­cussed. On Fri­day, April 26 the mem­ber’s en­tries in hand­i­craft, bak­ing, pho­tog­ra­phy and plants will be judged. Any­one is wel­come to at­tend the con­fer­ence on Satur­day and take part in an in­ter­est­ing pro­gram. Do­na­tions were made to MS, the Drumheller Li­brary and the hos­pice at the Red Deer Hos­pi­tal for quilts.

Ron and I en­joyed five days in Ed­mon­ton where our daugh­ter Karen and 8 of our grand­chil­dren live. We stayed in a suite at a ho­tel and vis­ited with ev­ery­one. We got to see our great grand­son, Parker Leon­hardt, (nearly 7 years old) play hockey.

Be­lated happy birth­day to Non­nie Don­ais on April 11, Natalie Panisiak on April 13. Happy birth­day this next two weeks to Tim Dekeyser on April 17, Kas­sidy Pow­ell and Brent Grieve on April 21, Dale Wil­son on April 22, Marg Ewing and Blaine Leon­hardt on April 27, San­dra Shad­lock on April 29 and Fred Ewing on April 30. I don’t know if ev­ery­one knows that Fred is in the Con­tin­u­ing Care in the Hanna Health Care Cen­ter.

Best wishes on your wedding an­niver­sary to Gene and Non­nie Don­ais on April 14, Car­son and Su­san Brown on April 15 and Deana (Poland) and Rob Lehne on April 26.

Sounds like a good week­end com­ing up weather wise and hope you all have a happy week­end with fam­ily for Easter. There is a Sunrise Ser­vice at the Pas­sion Play site at 8:00 a.m. Sun­day morn­ing.


Town of Drumheller com­mu­ni­ca­tions of­fi­cer Ju­lia Field­ing, left ac­cepts two eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment awards from Bruce Tan­nas from the Depart­ment of Cul­ture and Tourism.

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