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Alida residents raised close to $2,000 for the Arcola Terry Fox Run in memory of Lynette Peet.
Alida Weekly News
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ALIDA - Margaret, Parry and Wendal Peet participated in the Terry Fox Run in honour of Lynette Peet at the Arcola School on Sept. 23. The route was truly a tribute to Lynette, with many pictures and memories posted along the way. They got to meet Lynette’s co-workers and see her kindergarten room.

She left a lasting impression at the school with teachers and students. The sea of purple was beautiful and a day to remember.

They brought in $1,990 from the Alida community. Thanks to all who donated to the cause. Diane and Ken Potapinski also attended and participated in the run with the Peet family.

A barrel racing event was held in Carievale Sept. 17-18. The Southeast Turn and Burn Barrels of Cash event was attended by Skylar Mailhiot, Adrianna Junk, and Stephanie and Stella Campbell.

At this event, Skylar placed fourth when her horse Snooki ran 17.90 in the 1D open out of 88 open horses. Also in Carievale on Sept. 18, Haze Campbell competed in the mutton bustin’ event. A great fun-filled weekend was had by everyone.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Margaret Gervais on the death of her sister Rita (Newbury) Murray of Melita, Man., who passed away Sept. 23 at the age of 85. A private family service will be held with interment at Melita Cemetery.

On Sept. 24, Jason and April Junk and Tim and Shelly Cowan attended the Dallas Smith concert at Affinity Place in Estevan.

The following day, Shelly Cowan went to Estevan and accompanied her daughter Kelsey Rydberg to Regina, where they visited with Lacie Nilsen and helped Lacie celebrate her upcoming birthday. They returned home Monday.

There are big changes happening on the Alida curling ice area now. They are getting ready for their annual October event. There is a twist to it this year, as it’s the Alida Haunted House Zombie Maze and Escape Rooms coming Oct. 22, 23, 28, and 29.

Also on Oct. 30, the fun fair will be held with lots of games, treats and costumes to see. It’s a spook-tacular event for all. For more info call Shelly at 306-485-7023.

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