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Kenton, Princess Lodge and Miniota report busy weeks heading into December

Princess Lodge by Bernice Graham

Debbie Freeman from Boissevain visited with her parents, Tom and Muriel Anderson, on Nov. 23, which was Tom’s birthday. We, along with Addie Young, went to the Saturday performance of Mamma Mia.

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On Nov. 27, Donna Bajus and Sharon Adair visited Aunt Marge Tapp.

Teresa and Lloyd Lavigne and Kellsey visited with Jean and Ken Wardle last weekend.

The Olsons entertained the residents last Monday with their old-time music followed by a light lunch.

The birthday party for those with birthdays in November and December was held on Tuesday afternoon starting with card bingo, followed by dessert and tea. November birthdays are: Beth Stuart, Doris Nield, Charlotte Hutton, Tom Anderson, and Rena Horner. December birthdays are Ethel Bowles, Charmaine Rainey, Lucina Decroliere and Noella Lachapelle.

Miniota News by Bev Peel

Trent and Sandra Peel, Terry and Jana Joseph from Miniota, along with Craig and Leanne Peel from Winnipeg, enjoyed a week-long holiday at Palm Springs, California, U.S. with beautiful weather!

Miniota afternoon curling started Thursday, Nov. 29th and Tuesday evening.

Word has been received that Shirley (Lelond) Skinner passed away Nov. 28 at Red Deer, Alta. She was the last surviving member of the John Lelond family.

Sympathy from the Miniota community to Laurie and Jennifer Copet and Nathan Browning on the passing of husband and father David Copet Nov. 28 at Brandon.

Family members, grandparents, and great grandparents traveled to Birtle through fog and the beautiful hoar frost to cheer on the six an under hockey team who played against Birtle on Friday.

Welcome to Faye (Lelond) Campbell who returned from Thompson to take up residence in the Parkissimo Lodge.


Kenton News by Paulette Wiens

Grey Cup pool tickets were sold to people at the Kenton Legion Br. #118 for the Grey Cup Game held Nov. 30 in Edmonton between the Calgary Stampeders and the Ottawa Red Blacks. There were four lucky winners one for each quarter. They were: Richard English, Darren Good, Garry Draper and Keith Russell.

The Kenton and Area Lions Club held a draw on Friday, Nov. 28 for Lions Party Pack/$250 Raffle for the Grey Cup. The lucky winner was Mary Ann Stevenson. Congratulations to all the winners.

Woodworth Senior Services (WSS) held a Turkey Bingo, Saturday Dec. 1 at the Kenton Memorial Hall. Eleven games were played with the final game of the night being the blackout. Pre-purchased tickets were eligible for the door prize which was a turkey. Colleen Elliott (WSS coordinator) had two other draws - one was for a jar of candy and the other one was for a jar of hard boiled eggs.

Some children and young adults were in attendance which was nice to see. Our bingo caller was Linda Kent and she asked Ricki Hill to come up and check that all the numbers were there. A canteen was provided for drinks/goodies during intermission and you could make purchases at the bake table. At the end of the evening Colleen thanked everyone for coming.



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