Glenda Bruce selling tickets on Log Cabin Quilters quilt

The beautiful quilt is generously donated by the Log Cabin Quilters

Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Glenda Bruce showed off the beautiful quilt the Log Cabin Quilters are raffling.

Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department’s Glenda Bruce showed off the beautiful quilt the Log Cabin Quilters are raffling.

Amongst many vendors at the recent Loon Bay Saturday Market was Glenda Bruce selling Interlakes Volunteer Fire Department raffle tickets.

The beautiful quilt is generously donated by the Log Cabin Quilters.

Guest speakers

The Friends of Bridge Lake Speaker Series will welcome master gardeners Fearon Blair and Elaine Sedgman on July 29.

They will be speaking on “Bees, protecting our pollinators” at Interlakes Community Centre (ICC) at 7 p.m.

Social cafes

Interlakes Community Association (ICA) is hosting Summer Drop-In Social Cafes, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $5.

The first, on July 27, weather permitting, will be a boxed lunch at the picnic tables on the Heritage Pioneer Trail from the ICC to the Interlakes Rodeo Grounds. The others, on Aug. 24 and Sept. 28, will be inside the centre.

Important referenda

The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) is holding two referenda at the ICC on Aug. 29.

The first is for only Sulphurous/Hathaway residents to vote on whether their fire department should amalgamate with Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department.

The second is for all CRD Area L (Interlakes) residents to vote on whether they are prepared to help pay for highway rescue, a service that is already in place without our financial assistance. The cost is expected to be at least $1.41/$100,000 assessed value. The CRD is holding an information meeting at the centre from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 23.

Celebrations

Happy birthday goes to Sharon Crossley, Nicki Dayman today (July 16); and to Joyce McManus and Kevin Scherrer.

Champagne and caviar go to Ethel Good on her 92nd birthday on July 20, and for Charlie Faessler’s 91st on July 22.

Very special congratulations go to Mary and Albert Phillips on their 74th wedding anniversary on July 19.

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

• Call 250-593-4967 if you can help at the Interlakes Rodeo, Aug. 1-2; or help with grounds upkeep at Interlakes Community Centre.

• CRD information meeting regarding amalgamation of Deka and Sulphurous volunteer fire departments at Sulphurous Fire Hall, July 25 at 1 p.m.

• Deka Lake & District Ratepayers’ Association AGM is at Deka Fire Hall, July 28 at 7 p.m. To pay dues, arrive at 6:30. Guest speakers: South Cariboo Search & Rescue.

 

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