Summer vacation is over for our local students and they are all back at school this week.
Be sure to watch for school busses and more kids around the high school. I hope everyone had a great summer and made lots of new memories of the hot weather to help keep us warm this coming winter.
The Whitestone and Area Horticulture Society is holding a general meeting and Flower Show today, Wednesday, September 5 at 7 p.m. in the Dunchurch Community Centre. Guest speaker Ann Bossart is speaking on sustainable gardening, a topic that is important to us all. Dues are due at $7 for the year – a small fee for enjoying the guest and member speakers, flower, plant and photo shows and a whole lot of information. If you love or are interested in gardening, come as a guest and you may leave as a member.
Remember that walk fit starts today, Wednesday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the Dunchurch Community Centre and runs most every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The Dunchurch Agricultural Society is hosting its annual awards presentation on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 4 p.m. in the Dunchurch Community Centre. The presentation will be followed by a pot-luck supper and everyone is welcome to attend.
Euchre results for Tuesday, August 28, are as follows: First, Elizabeth Hamilton with 75 points; second, Ken Woehl with 69 points; lone hands, Bob Crossman with five.
Cribbage results for Thursday, August 30, are as follows: First, Wayne Kenney with five wins and 213 points; second, Elizabeth Hamilton with four wins and 323 points; third, Bob Kant with four wins and 300 points.
Sunny Slope Darts starts soon on Friday nights and the sign up board is up on the Legion sports board.
Don’t forget the next meat draw is this Saturday, September 8 at 4 p.m. right after euchre.
The Whitestone Historical Society has a three-DVD set available which consists of an extensive collection of historical pictures of Dunchurch with audio commentary. For more information contact Goldie Ladd at 705-389-1998.
Congratulations to Darlene Bingleman and the rest of the graduating class at Canadore College for completing their studies and receiving their diplomas.
Way to go girl!
That’s all the news for this week; if you have anything you would like to see in this column please call 705-389-3768 or send it to me at email@example.com by 6 p.m. Sunday.