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October 17 was a popular day!

Miniota - By Bev Peel


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Best wishes to Hollis Stewart, who has moved to Birtle Health Centre from Virden.

Nov. 17 was a popular day. Congratulations to Bob and Donna Gardham on their 45th Anniversary! Also to Vince and Evelyn Heaman on their 40th Anniversary, who used to live in the Arrow River district. Best wishes to Evelyn who is now a resident of the Sherwood Home in Virden.

Belated Birthday Greetings to Leonard Lelond on his 67th birthday, a resident in the West-Man Personal Care Home in Virden, also on Nov.17! 

John Wythe who has bought a house near Kelowna, B.C. was back home to the Wythe farm and enjoyed time at the Drop In Center and visiting friends.

David and Dorthy Howard enjoyed Christmas dinner with Marg Taylor at the Sherwood Home in Virden.

Congratulations to Stephanie Bryant, daughter of Dean and Denise Bryant, who was married to Jevon Weisensel on Nov. 17 at St. Vital Parish Church in Winnipeg, with supper and a dance at Île-des-Chênes. Grandparents, Stan and Bonnie Bryant and all the rest of their family attended as well as Jaelynn Carter and Brantley.

Miniota Elkhorn C-Hawks will be playing their second game at Elkhorn on Saturday, November 24. A full moon Friday night, so they may be full of energy to make for a good game! Programs will be available at the game.

The Miniota community is thinking of Claire Clark who is a patient in Hamiota Hospital with pneumonia.

The Community is saddened to hear of the sudden death of Wade Haines.

On Nov. 17, Holy Trinity Anglican Church Women held another successful bazaar and tea. As this event is a major fundraiser for the year, our church families go above and beyond to contribute to the success of the day. Without this support we could not continue on, so thanks very much to everyone.

Phyllis Thompson was the winner of the door prize at the Anglican Church Bazaar

Get well wishes to Garry Dalgarno, who had heart surgery in Winnipeg on Oct. 31st. He is staying with his sister, Diane Cockrane at Shoal Lake while recuperating.

Princess Lodge - By Bernice Graham

Joyce Heaman and Norma Millar motored to Red Deer on Oct. 29 and returned Nov. 5 and visited with Marilyn Kinnear and Calvin. Then Calvin took Joyce to Edmonton to see Chyril Shurvelle (nee Collins) and family, and then on to a sewing retreat in Calgary.

Tim and Heather Graham and family from Rocanville, SK, visited with Grahams on Sunday.

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