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Evergreen Place

By Geraldine Fowler

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Sherry Gompf from Edmonton is home visiting her mother Phyllis Gompf and other family and friends.

Phyllis Gompf attended her grand-daughter Katrina Gompf’s graduation from Robertson College, Brandon, in accounting assistant on June 14 at Victoria Inn.

Irene Rowand attended her brother Keith Wadham’s funeral service. She was accompanied by family. Ed Wadham, Alene Kevimaki, Lynn Garvey, Karen McCutcheon, and sister-in-law Lillian Wadham from Moose Jaw, Sask.

Janice Kliever of Elkhorn visited her aunt Irene Rowand on Wednesday afternoon.

The Royal Purple served our usual monthly supper last Tuesday, a lovely cold plate, delicious as usual.

Evergreen residents extend condolences to the Wadham family on their loss, as well as to all the families who have lost loved ones this week.

Mike Campbell attended his daughter’s graduation at Gladstone on Friday with sister Laurie.

Carol Gabrielle entertained her three sisters and daughter Michelle for four days last week.

Penny Jones returned home from a ten-day holiday visiting friends.

Everyone here is looking forward to July 1 celebrations, parade, park and our own hot dog pot luck celebrations.

Birthdays for June are: Phyllis Gompf, Sylvia Heslip and Art Rouse. 

Kenton

By Paulette Wiens

The Kenton and Area Lions Club held their supper meeting at Brierwood Creek Cafe & Grill recently. Attending the meeting were the District Governor Gareth Boys and his wife Linda. He told us about his charity of interest which is Childhood Cancer. The Kenton Club gave him and his wife pins from the club and a cheque for the charity. He presented service pins to several of the Lions members.

We showed our appreciation to Lisa Hemrica, owner of the Café, and her helper Cheryl Hill for the delicious meal. There was a time of fellowship before and after the supper.

Congratulations from the community to Jane Van den Hoek and Dustin Corney who were married on June 22.

Miniota News

By Bev Peel

Congratulations from the Miniota community to Ted and Anna Oliver on the birth of James Edward on June 16. Also congratulations to grandpa, Darcy Oliver of Miniota and grandma, Noreen Oliver of Brandon, and grandparents Jim and Susan Allen of Hamiota, great grandparents Don and Jan Robertson of Virden.         

Sympathy to Terri Mills of Arrow River and families on the passing of husband, Bill. A celebration of his life was held at the Arrow River hall, June 15.

Congratulations to Bill Walker (grandfather) and Andrew (uncle) on the birth of a baby boy to Melanie and Jerrid of Winnipeg, June 19; also to great-grandparents, Larry and Janet Walker.

Congratulations to Brenden and Megan Brown on the birth of a baby boy, a brother for Madison. Congratulations to grandmother Donna Brown; great-grandma Jean McKean and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Sympathy to June Blair and family of Virden in the passing of John Blair. John used to be a spare goalie for the Reeder Royals hockey team many years ago!

Faye (Lelond) Campbell attended the 30th Annual Thousand Oaks Gospel Camp Summer Festival Saturday, June 15 which was held at the Winkler Park. There she enjoyed a whole weekend of good "ole" Country Gospel music by many different groups from across Canada and the U.S.

Lily Bowles of Miniota has recently taken up residence in the Elkhorn Manor, the community of Miniota wishes you all the best in your new home.

Sympathy from the Miniota community to the Goldsborough and Leary families, daughter Cindy and son Denis from B.C. on the passing of their father, Frank Goldsborough on October 21, 2018. Linda Clark officiated the graveside service held at the Miniota cemetery Saturday, June 23.  Relatives from Calgary, Winnipeg, Ochre River, Shoal Lake and several from Miniota attended the service and fellowship afterwards at the hall; some went for supper at the Miniota Golf Club.      

 

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