It was a great weekend for sledding with lots of snow and sleds on the trail. Good for the local businesses and outdoor enthusiasts. Let’s hope the rain Monday doesn’t damage the trails too much for weekend fun. The Dunchurch United Church is holding an Ash Wednesday service tonight, February 13 at 7:30 p.m.
This Sunday, Feb. 17 is the first Sunday in Lent with the service starting at 11 a.m. On Sunday, Feb. 24 there is a potluck luncheon following the church service. The luncheon starts at noon followed by the annual congregational meeting, everyone is welcome to attend. The Easter season begins at the end of March this year and the Dunchurch United Church will have services leading up to Easter Sunday.
Family Day celebrations will commence at the Dunchurch Community Centre this Saturday, Feb. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m. The Whitestone Recreation Committee invites you to come out for some skating, tobogganing, snow games and afternoon entertainment. Enjoy some free hot chocolate, apple cider, coffee and tea. For sale to attendees is chili, hot dogs, pop and water. Everyone is welcome and there will be a vintage snowmobile display, something for the whole family.
The Dunchurch Exercise Club meets tonight at 7 p.m. in the Dunchurch Community Centre. Cost is $3 per person; it’s a great way to get or stay in shape and meet like-minded people trying to be healthier in 2013.
A fitness class with a trainer will be held this Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Dunchurch Community Centre. The price for February is an $8 drop in fee and all levels of fitness are welcome.
Bid euchre results for Monday, Feb. 4 are as follows: First, Julie Gibson with 284; second, Anne Marie Lawler and Ken Woehl tied with 257 each; moonshots, Phyllis Schmidt and Ken Woehl with one each.
Euchre results for Tuesday, Feb. 5 are as follows: First, Bill Church with 76; second, Dodie Stewart with 71; lone hands, Melinda McMurphy with three.
Cribbage results for Thursday, Feb. 7 are as follows: First, Wayne Heels with six wins and 105 points; second, Bill Church and Bob Crossman tied with five wins and 211 points.
Euchre results for Saturday, Feb. 9 are as follows: First, Garry Martin with 76; second, Bob Crossman with 74; lone hands, Marg Shamess with five.
The next meat draw is this Saturday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. right after euchre.
That’s all the news for this week, if you have any information you would like to see in the Dunchurch News please call me at 705-389-3768 or email me at email@example.com by 6 p.m. Sunday.