Donna Jarvis wins DLDVFD’s ice-out contest with near perfect guess

Community news happening around the Deka Lake area

Mary Weight, left, Karin Menning, Cheryl Chamberlain and Lorna Wiebe formed the executive after the Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary's May 14 annual general meeting. President Wiebe and secretary Weight were in mid-term of their positions, while treasurer Menning and vice-president Chamberlain were both re-elected to office.

Mary Weight, left, Karin Menning, Cheryl Chamberlain and Lorna Wiebe formed the executive after the Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary's May 14 annual general meeting. President Wiebe and secretary Weight were in mid-term of their positions, while treasurer Menning and vice-president Chamberlain were both re-elected to office.

Deka’s ice-out clock stopped at 2:44.48 p.m. on May 2.

The winner was Donna Jarvis, naturally, as it was her 70th birthday, with a guess of 2:30.05. She also won in 2012.

Second prize went to Terry Allan’s guess of 2:18.08 p.m., and third went to Ruth Allan’s guess of 5:16.42 p.m.

Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department (DLDVFD) appreciates the support, and especially mentions Ruth and Jim Watson for doing all the work.

 

Important meeting

Mountain Spruce Community Centre Society’s annual general meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. on July 26 at the park (at the intersection of Mahood Lake and Burgess roads).

Membership costs $5 a year, so jump on board!

 

Ratepayers AGM

Deka Lake & District Ratepayers’ Association’s annual general meeting is scheduled for the DLDVFD Fire Hall on July 29.

Doors open at 7 p.m. for people to pay memberships, and the meeting starts at 7:30. Annual membership costs $7 a person, or $10 per couple residing together.

 

Celebrations

Congratulations to Ruth and Terry Allan who were thrilled to become first time great-grandparents when Ryker, seven pounds 15 ounces, was born to their granddaughter Kelsey Schoeler and Orrey Rislund of Lac la Hache on Mothers’ Day (May 11).

Congratulations on wedding anniversaries for Donna and Duncan Jarvis’ 51st; Shelly and Carel Durands’ 33rd, and Ursula and Martin Scherrers’ 29th.

Birthday bubbly goes to Sherry Fossum.

 

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

• Highway 24/Interlakes Lions meet 6:30 p.m., June 2 at Interlakes Hall.

• Log Cabin Quilters meet 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., June 4 at Interlakes Hall.

• Bridge Lake Community School Book Club meets for lunch at noon on June 7 to discuss Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katerine Boo. Call 250-593-2264 for venue.

 

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