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Community to honour four graduating students

Borden and District News: Deifenbaker Daze on this weekend.

BORDEN — The Borden Farmers Market weekly 50/50 draw winners for May were Rachel Sutherland, Donna Ridgewell, Lorraine Olinyk and Todd Pidwerbesky. Don’t forget to drop in on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Seniors’ Room in the Borden Community Centre and see what the vendors have to offer and buy your 50/50 tickets.

Coming up at Borden School for June are the graduation exercises and dance on June 10 in the Borden Community Centre starting at 7 p.m. Graduating in 2022 are Sadie Funk, Lynden Comeau, Teddy Cutting and Wyatt Dyck. The school awards night is June 15 with a barbecue at 5:30 p.m. and the awards ceremony starting at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym.

The Borden Friendship Club held their regular potluck supper May 25 with 37 members out to enjoy a meal together. The birthday cakes were baked and decorated by Dianne Rawlyk and everyone sang Happy Birthday to May celebrants Eileen Petrun, Evelyn Skarra and Rosann Carr. Seven May birthday celebrants were not on hand to enjoy the evening. After the meal, Ruben Remple told a couple of jokes then introduced the entertainment for the evening – Memory Lane from Saskatoon consisting of Gord and Carl playing guitars and Rachael singing along with her partner Gord on many of the songs. Next up for the club is the June 2 supper and program when seniors from Langham, Maymont and Radisson are invited, with more than 100 planning to attend. Cowboy poet Morely Thorpe will be entertaining.

June 4 and 5 is a busy weekend in Borden with Diefenbaker Daze back on in their regular time slot. Saturday there is a trade show in the Community Centre from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., parade at 11 a.m., Lakeland Library open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for activities and snacks, museum opening with free ice cream at 2 p.m., steak supper in the outdoor rink 5 to 6:30 p.m. and a local band playing for the evening entertainment. Sunday morning starts with a pancake breakfast up at the grounds put on by the Lil Sprouts Learning Centre. The Kids' Zone runs all day and there is a slo-pitch tournament on both days, with 16 teams entered. The booth and beer gardens are open both days at the park.