Friday November 21, 2014

Many activities in Pangman for the Canada Day holiday


Pangman (cpd) — All the plans for Canada Day, Tuesday, July 1, are set for Pangman. There will be a pancake breakfast at the Community Centre from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be a charge for the breakfast.

A parade will be held at 11 a.m., and anyone wanting to enter an item in the parade can contact Robin Larson. There will be a Canada Day cake served at the Community Centre at noon.

Children’s activities will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. An adult ball game will be held at 3 p.m., please call Pam Rowland to register. The beer gardens will be held on Main Street from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. The firefighters and the EMS are hosting this event.

A barbecue will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., and a band will be supplying the music. Fireworks will be set off at dusk. There was $3,000 given to help pay for the fireworks and the entertainment.

Parry Claffey from Carlyle spent June 7 visiting with Stewart Kessler, Debbie Kessler, Cathy and Norman Merritt and Boyd and Debbie Kessler.

The Abundant Living Centre in Pangman hosted a bridal shower for Tara Hancock, fiancé of James West, on June 1.

Out of town guests included Tara’s mother Ann Hancock from Regina; Tara’s maid of honour Emily Kroeker with her daughters Abigail and Isabel from Estevan; and James aunt Lorraine Hawkin from Glenavon. James and Tara were married at the Trossochs Gospel Camp on June 14.

The Pangman Farmers Market will start on Saturday, June 28. This will be held every Saturday morning until late fall, from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. If the weather is bad, the tables will be moved into the Community Centre. The tables for the vendors are free. There will be a 50/50 draw during the morning.

The Pangman swimming pool is in need of a new liner as the old one got torn during the winter. The last one was purchased five years ago, and a new one will cost $1,200, plus GST. Anyone wishing to donate can leave their donations at the Pangman Radius Credit Union or send them to Pam Rowland; with the cheque made out to the Pangman Swimming Pool.

The opening of the pool will be tentatively be the end of July. There will be another meeting to be held at the Community Centre tonight, June 18 at 7 p.m., with everyone encouraged to suggest new ideas for fundraising.

There will be a supper and silent auction at the Pangman School gym on Aug. 14, to help with fundraising. To donate an item for the silent auction, please call Patti Klippenstine. More information to follow.

The last day for the pre-schoolers at the Pangman Day Care on Friday, June 20. There will be a barbecue held from 5 to 7 p.m., with an art auction to follow.

Registration is required to attend this event.

There were 11 residents from the Deep South Personal Care Home playing the weekly bowling tournament on June 11, playing 10 frames. First was Effie Devine with 94 points, with Ada Murray in second with 88 points and Gerry Taylor took third with 82 points. There were 11 residents who played the weekly bean bag tournament on June 10. Gerry Taylor took first with 62 points, Effie Devine placed second with 60 points and Dorothy Howse and Doris Sambrook tied for third with 50 points.

The Spring Fling spring raffle at the Deep South Personal Care Home will be drawn on Friday, June 20. There are still tickets for sale. For more information please phone the home.


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