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Borden and District News: Bingo draws an enthusiastic crowd

Ace of Spades still in the Lions' deck.
Homespun Craft Show and Sale 5
Craft sales are a great opportunity for Christmas shopping.

BORDEN — The Borden Friendship Club held their first bingo of the season on Nov. 15 with over 30 out to play. Winning the cash prizes were Rhonda Siery, Gerry Wainwright (three), Jeanette Pauls, Emma Larner, Martha Rempel, Sylvia Larsen, Karen Moir and Doreen Flath. The next bingo will be on Saturday, Dec. 16, with hams and turkeys for prizes and there are always goodies and beverages for sale at each bingo.

Winning the Chase the Ace cash Nov. 16 draw was Mel Kuntz of Borden and the jackpot keeps growing as the Ace of Spades has not been pulled. You can get tickets by e-transfer at or in Borden at the village office, Roadside Inn or from Bev Assman.

The Borden Health Centre hosts health talks every month at the centre and the topic on Nov. 15 was risks of falling with RN Jodi Wipf leading the talks. The next one is on dementia and dealing with caregivers on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 1:30 pm and everyone is welcome to attend.

Christmas markets are a great way to get your shopping done for the holidays. The upcoming Borden’s Farmers Market sale is on Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Borden Community Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch being served in the Seniors’ Room by Little Sprouts. Saturday, Dec. 2, Radisson will be holding a craft sale in the Goodrich Seniors’ Centre from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with many tables booked at each event.


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