It is good to know Waseca skating rink has been in operation since the end of December. The rink is available to families and individuals who are interested in making skating a part of their exercise and recreation activities. Thank you to those who took time and volunteered to put in the ice.
Luke James, now living in Saskatoon, spent the weekend at home with his parents, Shirley and Bruce James and brother Chase. He is attending the University of Saskatchewan and is studying kinesiology.
Robbie Maxwell is continuing his work teaching English in Spain. He has been teaching his students about winter sports. There, snow and ice are never experienced. Robbie is missing the Canadian winter, but has been enjoying travelling in Spain in his spare time having visited a number of the larger centres, including Madrid and Barcelona.
At the Jan. 12 meeting of the Waseca Recreation Board, the main topics of discussion were centred around the new furnace in the community centre, the Waseca 100th anniversary celebration and future recreation activities including an April Fool's dance and a talent night usually held in April.
Sig and Ad Schimelfenig did not leave for their winter home in Arizona until Jan. 15. Sig had received a hip replacement and was not able to travel until that time. We are pleased to know they are settling in to the round of activities they enjoy during their time there. Sig is recovering well and doing lots of walking. This year they flew to their winter destination.
Did you know that, here in Canada, 98 percent of people living within 200 miles of the United States.