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Fresh vegetables on offer at farmers market

Borden and District News: Adventures at the Museum begin July 9.

BORDEN — The Borden Farmers Market was busy on July 1, with many coming out for lunch on the holiday. Vendors present were Karen Kerr, Ruben and Martha Rempel, Marie Polichuk and Donna and John Ridgewell. Winning the 50/50 draw was Ruben Rempel and the week before it was won by Marie Polichuk. Fresh vegetables are starting to arrive at the market on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Borden Seniors’ Room (Community Centre) and lunch is always available.

At the national track and field meet in Langley, B.C. June 22 to 26, Savannah Sutherland of Borden won gold in the 100 metre hurdles and the 400M hurdles. Savannah belongs to the Saskatoon Track and Field Club and is currently enrolled in the University of Michigan on a sports scholarship.

The Borden Friendship Club held their monthly potluck supper in their club room June 29, with more than 50 members and guest out to enjoy the evening. Trying to blow out the sparkler candles on the cakes were Florence Neufeld, Sandra Long, Anne Palmer, Sharon Assman, Diane Winters, Mel Brooke, Ruben Rempel and John Petrun. Following cake and ice cream, everyone was entertained by the band Salt Water Joy — Donna, Ray and Ken. Donna played violin and accordion, Ray played guitar and mandolin and Ken played bass guitar. Many of their songs were Celtic as Donna and Ray are from Nova Scotia and still have a cottage there where they vacation. Next up for the club is a business meeting July 13 at 2 pm and the July 27 supper at the Rawlyk’s acreage.

The Borden Museum have started up their Adventures at the Museum at 2 p.m. on Saturdays for the summer months. July 9, George Walker will be talking about rocks and showing his rock collection. July 23, topic will be Borden’s railroad station.