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Alida news - Bingo fundraiser was a success

Event raised $5,000-$6,000 for the Alida Recreation Board.
A bingo fundraiser recently took place in Alida.

ALIDA - The Alida Rec. Board held their memorial Bingo fundraiser in memory of Lisette Dubuc on Oct. 2. Lisette was an amazing community member, and this commitment was seen every Monday at Alida’s weekly Bingo. She was always there to help and she is greatly missed.

People began to gather when doors were open at 6:30 p.m. Over 61 Bingo players began collecting their cards and other guests went on to collect tickets for the Chinese auction which boasted an excellent variety of prizes. There was also a silent auction table holding some unique prizes as well. Teresa Lemieux soon welcomed everyone to the event and began to call out Bingo numbers and I believe that she did a good job.

There were also a number of door prizes available. A beer garden was open, and following the bingo an evening lunch was available. The winners of the Chinese and silent auction tables were soon disclosed. The event raised $5,000-$6,000. The rec. board appreciates your great support in both attending this event and for all the donations. 

Michael Lemieux arrived at his parents Ernest and Dianne Lemieux on Nov. 22 and the following day, he accompanied Debbie Sorensen of Carlyle, Alan and Kathy Arthur, Lloyd Sorensen of Redvers, and Brian Sorensen of Deloraine, Man., to Winnipeg where they attended the funeral for Ella (Sorensen) Thompson. Michael returned to Lloydminster on Nov. 29.

Gray and Edel Cowan were in Regina on Nov. 30, where Gray had a medical appointment. They visited with Jeff Cowan for a few moments before heading for home.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Lucille (Louis) Gervais and family on the death of her mom, Clarise Frecon, who passed away at Redvers Health Centre Long-Term Care on Nov. 30 at the age of 92. She will be forever cherished by her children, 19 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, her siblings, step-siblings, nieces and nephews. Funeral mass was on Dec. 5 at Redvers Catholic Church

Don’t forget to keep your eyes open for the announcement of Act One Productions’ ticket sale. They’ll make excellent Christmas gifts.