Deka District news

CRD meeting to discussion fire department amalgamation

The Cariboo Regional District is holding a public information meeting to discuss the potential amalgamation of Sulphurous Lake District Volunteer Firefighters’ Association with Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department, (DLDVFD,) at Sulphurous Fire Hall (Pettyjohn Road) on May 16 at 10 a.m.

When a referendum occurs, the residents at all four lakes (Deka, Hathaway, Higgins and Sulphurous,) and residents on Horse Lake and Judson roads, who are within the Deka Fire Protection Area, will be expected to vote.

Sad passing

Deka residents extend deepest sympathy to Mary Foreman and family on the April 11 loss of her husband, Bill, at the age of 83.

Bake sale

DLDVFD Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual bake sale in the fire hall’s upstairs hall on May 17 from 9 to 11 a.m. Enter via the back door, and come early for best selection.

Mother’s Day

Don’t miss the Highway 24/Interlakes Lions’ annual Mothers’ Day Pancake Breakfast at Interlakes Hall on May 10 from 8 to 11a.m.

A large breakfast costs $6, a small one $4, and all mothers eat for free.

Community showcase

Helen Hicks is guest artiste in Bridge Lake Library’s Community Showcase for May.

Helen is often seen at Loon Bay Resort and other craft shows, and will display crocheting, knitting, sewing and cross-stitch, which she has practised for decades.

“I really enjoy my hobbies,” Helen says.

Craft market

The Saturday markets outside Loon Bay Resort will resume May 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and run every Saturday until Sept. 5.

Vendors requiring space should contact Joan Rezansoff at 250-593-2353.

Celebrations

Birthday bubbly goes to Linda Bishop, Shelly Durand, Donna Jarvis, Tyler Durand, Montana Forster and Mason Roberts.

Congratulations on their 53rd wedding anniversary go to Olga and Bernie Crozier.

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

• Kids Space wind-up party is at Interlakes Hall on May 1, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

• Celebration of Life for Lorraine LeBourdais: Lone Butte Community Hall, May 2, 1 p.m.

• Lakeview Cemetery cleanup: 9 a.m.-noon, May 3.

• Bridge Lake Photo Group annual show: Interlakes Hall, May 3, 1-4 p.m.

• Log Cabin Quilters meet at Interlakes Hall, May 6, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

 

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