WAWOTA - Congratulations to:
- Kati Van Winkoop, who won the StarSkater at the Ice Carnival in Carlyle last weekend;
- The under-13 Wawota hockey team, who are the Moose Mountain Minor Hockey League champs for 2021-22; and
- Mary Driver of Vernon, B.C., on her 85th birthday on March 19. Jim and Mary are former residents of our area.
Sympathy to the family of Helen Clements, who passed away on march 14th at the age of 84 years old. Helen was a resident of Deer View Lodge and had celebrated her 84th birthday on March 10 with family and grandchildren attending. Her funeral service was at the United Church on March 17 and interment will be in Fairmede Cemetery.
The Wawota Library Book Club met at the Village Inn on March 14 to discuss their current reading, A Girl Called Anna by Lizzy Barker. It is about a young girl who was abducted when she was four years old and her biological family's search for her.
Local curler Hanna Johnson will join the Kleiter rink and travel to Stratford, Ont., from March 25-April 1, where they will represent Saskatchewan in the National U21 Women’s Curling Championship. The Johnsons held a send-off party recently and another send-off party was held in Saskatoon last weekend.
Upcoming events in Wawota. The Wawota Public Library is sponsoring a spaghetti western fundraiser on April 2. The evening will include supper, games, a photo booth, raffle, live auction, a bar and more. Proceeds will go towards to the anticipated library expansion.
The sledge hockey tournament will once again be happening at the Wawota Forum on March 25-27. This the seventh annual competition and they are anticipating lots of interest and lots of fun. Melanie Brimner is the organizer.
On April 4, the Kay Family of Regina will appear on Family Feud Canada at 7:30 p.m. on CBC. Gerard and Holly (Allison) and their triplet daughters, Stephanie, Katherine and Alexandria, will be taking part.