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Wawota news – saluting a former Wawota resident

Minor Ball Day will be held on June 4 and the Town-Wide Garage Sale will be a week later.
Wawota Weekly News

WAWOTA - Congratulations to a former Wawota resident, David Jane. He retired on May 13 from the Canadian Air Force after a career of nearly 36 years. His career led him to Cold Lake, Alta., plus Calgary, Trenton, Ont., Florida, Ottawa, and the Persian Gulf and Adriatic Sea. He was involved in firefighting and served as a special operations forces chemical biological radiological and nuclear specialist. David is the son of Don and Pat Jane. 

Saundra Corkish travelled to Muenster to spend Mother's Day with Keith and Lori Hinz and their family, Jared, Alyssa and Jennifer. She returned home the following week. 

Congratulations to Kayla Kopecz, who was recognized by the Saskatchewan Early Childhood Association for her dedication and caring attitude. Kayla is employed by at the Wawota Day Care Centre. 

Trudy Davidson of Kingston, N.S., spent two weeks in Wawota. While here, she visited with her sister Susan Davidson and other family members and friends. 

Carol Westphal had a surprise visitor on Mother's Day, her son Brett from Wrentham, Alta. He arrived on Sunday and spent the week here. 

Happy birthday to Jean Bogner, who celebrated her 95th birthday on May 13. (She was 94 last year and she told me she was going to start subtracting years). Happy ninth birthday to our twin granddaughters Sarah and Kate Heffernan of Regina, also on May 13. 

Jack Hamilton, the grandson of Morley and Joan Hamilton who lives in England, has signed a contract with the Barrow Raiders. He is a talented forward with the rugby team. 

Sympathy to Faith Boehmer and family on the passing of Harold Boehmer, who was a resident of Deer View Lodge when he passed away at the age of 86 years. He was one of the nine children of John and Mary Boehmer of the Walpole area.

Congratulations to Tania Easton, who has been named Matrix Professional Hair Color and Care Matrix Education, educator of the year 2021.

Happy birthday to Betty Walker, who celebrated her 93rd birthday on May 11. She is a resident of the Maryfield Sunrise Villa.

Wawota would like to welcome Syndi Duke, who is Kim (Bowes) Duke's daughter and Keegan Dudley, Garry Holstrom's grandson. They are renting the former Eastland house.

The Wawota Library Book Club met on May 23 at the Wawota Village Inn to discuss their latest book. It was A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson. The story moves from 1923 when missionaries are travelling to Kashgar, China, to present day London and reveals the connection between the two. This was the book club's last meeting before the summer break.

Sympathy to Vivian McDougall of Langbank and her family on the passing of Larry McDougall. He passed away on May 19 at the age of 70 years.

The Wawota Heritage Committee met at the Village Inn on May 23 to further plans for an event on Aug. 20.They need volunteers in several areas. The next meeting will be June 20.

Minor Ball Day will be held on June 4 and the Town-Wide Garage Sale will be a week later.