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Father’s Day meals offered up at Meeting Lake

Mayfair News: Lakebrary provides reading for lake residents.
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My neighbour doesn’t seem to mind all of these mud swallows nesting on the outside of his house. As this photo was taken, there must have been 50 swallows chirping, diving and swooping. I stubbornly stood like a statue until I captured a still picture. What a mess they make, but think of all the mosquitoes that are gobbling up.

MAYFAIR — We received much needed precipitation last week. It slowed down farming a wee bit, but the moisture was welcome. Many are performing the tasks of land rolling and spraying the newly germinated crops.

Garry Smith, a cabin owner at Meeting Lake Regional Park, has used his creative energy and carpentry skills to build a library for book lovers. Many have donated books, as people love to read especially when the weather is bleak. It is called The Lakebrary and is situated near the concession and mini golf.

Father’s Day is fast approaching so treat your dad to a tasty breakfast or supper at Meeting Lake Regional Park June 19. Breakfast menu consists of sausage and pancakes and coffee for $9. Supper is lasagna with Caesar salad, garlic toast and chocolate cake with ice cream for $16.

The Witchekan Gun and Trade Show is slated for June 18 and 19 in Spiritwood at the arena. This show will display guns, scopes, knives, shooting supplies, archery, fishing gear, handmade cabinets and the list goes on and on. If you get the urge for jerky, wild game jerky is for sale. Admission is $5 at the door. Both days, the Northern Spirit 4-H Club is hosting a breakfast and there will be a canteen on site. For more information, please call Alain Turgeon 306-883-3150 or Fern Millar at 306-883-2651. For membership and gun range passes call Oral Zacharias 306-240-9126.

Rick and Valerie Taylor of Mullingar attended the wedding of their granddaughter Corinna this past weekend in Edson, Alta. Corinna is the daughter to Brett and Priscilla Taylor of Leask.

Who likes to have break-ins and stuff stolen from their property? My family cabin amongst others, not just this past winter but even in broad daylight when many owners are summer residents, have culprits walking around trying to steal whatever their hearts desire. One guy had metal rods in his bathroom window sheared off. Now, that s what you call bold, especially during the day. Most are young offenders, so the law isn’t too hard on them. Apparently, many are repeat offenders. The judge is too lenient on them, but perhaps if his/her places got broken into, punishment might be harsher. Rules have to get more strict and enforced. This is occurring in Chamakese Resort, Chitek Lake.

The long weekend in August will not be drawing attention to Mayfair as the 2022 Mayfair Central School runion is rescheduled to next August 2023. Wade Lafreniere is the head organizer and one can check the web page for more information. I’ll keep everyone informed about plans in my news early next spring.

One more year on the calendar has turned for my mother-in-law Olga Woloshyn, as she is now 93 years old as of May 31. Her birthday celebration at a local restaurant was celebrated by her three sons, David, Larry and John and spouses and their families, and Dennis’s (deceased) wife and son. Olga has 10 grandchildren and four great-grandkids ranging in ages from five to 11.

Approximately 200 people helped Linda and Marvin Price of Meeting Lake celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary three weeks ago at the Round Hall in the nearby regional park. The farthest in attendance hailed from Kelowna, B.C. Their son Loran and some of Marvin’s relatives came from Valley View, Alta. Friends from far and wide enjoyed the come and go tea and the close family members stayed for a catered supper.



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