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Meota and District News: Seniors’ golf still a popular outing

Larry Dyck, Kent Morton, Juliette Tebay and Jack Day score 37.

MEOTA — Well, we got some clouds but nothing in the way of rain. The high winds on Saturday afternoon may have moved swaths of canola, if any is down. We don't get winds that strong very often, thank goodness for that.

Aug. 23 found two and a half tables at the bridge game in the Pioneer Hall with top score going to Vern Iverson and Albert Blais. Three couples tied for second place — Jeanine Beloin and Jane Groves, Margaret Dyck and Anna Waldbillig and Donna Scherman and Linda Ard. Aug. 25 with three tables in play, top were Linda Ard and Jean Lawes with Mary Phelps and Gerry Craig coming second. This is always a time of good fellowship.

The United/Anglican Church is resuming Sunday services, at 1:30 p.m. during September, October and November.

The last cemetery cleanup day on Aug. 25 was not as well attended as usual, with harvest on the go and farmers all busy. However, the crew that did show up worked until they ran out of gas, not quite finishing, but still a good job done. Linda Ard showed up with coffee as usual.

At the Do Drop In Friday evening another night of playing Canasta was enjoyed. There were 18 players, so one table of six. Top score went to Janice Morton and David Ottas. Second were Gwen Lacerte and Lynn Hiles and third were Linda Ard and Dave Sayers. Being it was Vern Iverson's birthday, his sister Arlene Walker treated everyone to chocolate cake and ice cream. 

A picture showed up on Facebook of Paul Lanz with a couple beautiful dahlias, from Aug. 13, 1944. Paul and Estelle had a cabin at Lanz Point from 1908 to 1952. No wonder the point was named for them.

Aug. 28 found 24 golfers out to enjoy the fellowship and friendly competition. The winners with a great score of 37 were Larry Dyck, Kent Morton, Juliette Tebay and Jack Day. The consolation winners were Lucille Gregoire, Carol Dyck, Sandy McVitie and Ken Buchinski. We had the opportunity to welcome two visitors - the Jaworskis from Minnesota who were visiting friends.

Svend Christiansen is being moved to Battlefords Regional Care Centre for his therapy sessions, as of Tuesday, and welcomes company any time.

A memorial service was held in the Do Drop In Aug. 27, honouring the late Wally Johnson, a one-time resident in Meota.

Effective Aug, 26, for a period of 10 to 14 days, the Iffley Road will be closed from Highway 4 to the Lanz Road due to safety concerns. The detour route is Glenrose Road and Range Road 3163. The detour route is restricted to secondary weights and single lane traffic only crossing the Crystal Creek Bridge.

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