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Literacy Day: Wawota parents and grandparents read with kids

A new Ukrainian has also moved to the town.
Town of Wawota
Town of Wawota

WAWOTA - Wawota Parkland School held their annual Literacy Day on Feb. 3. Parents and grandparents joined their children at school to read with or to them. Several people attended and were seen in hallways and around corners reading books with their children and grandchildren.

Wawota would like to welcome our fifth Ukrainian family. Van Knyhnytskyi has been here for several months and his family arrived last Tuesday. His family consists of his wife, Mariana, and children Viktoriia, 18, Marko, seven and Anna, three.

Sympathy to the family of Len Gavin of Maryfield, who passed away on Jan. 29. He was 91 years old and was predeceased by his wife Esther. He leaves behind his children, Kathy and Keith, and their families.

Charlie Drumm of Carlyle celebrated his second birthday recently. Several family members attended including grandpa and grandma Morley and Joan Hamilton.

Congratulations to Jen Werner and Kayle Swanson of Alameda on the birth of their son on Feb. 2. He weighed eight pounds, four ounces, and has been named Rhett Meredith.

He is a grandson for Darren and Barb Swanson of Kenosee Lake and Wade and Melody Werner of Alameda, and a great-grandson for Margaret Gervais of Oxbow and Meredith and Lynne Swanson of Wawota.

Sympathy to the family of Anthony (Tony) Hyde of Medicine Hat, Alta., who passed away Jan. 27. He was 61 years old. Tony moved from Wawota to Medicine Hat at a young age. He leaves his wife Judy and children Travis and Crystal and their families. His siblings are Pat Linder, Carol Miller, Charlene Reimer, Brian Hyde and Colin Hyde (deceased).

The Wawota United Church held their annual general meeting last Sunday. It was a time to reflect on the past year and plan for the new year. Following this meeting we held a planning for our Time and Talent Night on March 12.

Congratulations to Brayden Stewart, a teacher at Wawota School, who curls with the Stephen Laycock Team. They played in the finals of the SaskTel Tankard men's provincial playdowns in Estevan last Sunday.  


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