Pangman has parade, fireworks on Canada Day

By Debra Kessler, 306-442-4201

Pangman —For Canada Day, the Club Carruthers group organized a “stay-at-home parade”, as the parade went through the town streets as residents watched from their homes. The parade started at 1 p.m. with approximately 20 entries.

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No candy was thrown out so goodie bags were made up and handed out. The Thrift shop was open in the evening with many Canada Day specials. Goodies were sold at the Community Centre before the fireworks at 10 p.m. A great show of fireworks was set off, sponsored by the Pangman Rec club.

Varying amounts of rain fell in the Pangman area over the June 27 weekend.

The Deep South Personal Care Home outdoor visitation policy was updated to take effect on Monday, July 13. Monitored visits can be scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at 8:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., or 11:30 a.m., and Saturday or Sunday at 2 and 2:30 p.m. by calling the Home at 306-442-2043. Visits will take place in the back yard of the Home with entry from the deck from the visitors parking lot.

Visitors are asked to bring their own lawn chair. Visits are open to all family and friends, however they will only accommodate one household up to four people at a time, and ask that children under the age of 12 not attend for the time being. The DSPCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule visits at their discretion.

The Pangman swimming pool is open but with the COVID virus, the lessons for the first week in July will be held throughout the day from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Pangman pool fees are as follows: the family seasonal pass is $165; single seasonal pass is $85; a daily pass is $5, ages three and under are free. A family day pass is $15, and a family weekly pass is $75 (seven consecutive days).

Private lessons are $65 a person. Red Cross swimming lessons preschoolers classes with a season pass is $40, without a pass $50. Levels 1-10 with a seasonal pass is $45, or without a pass $55.

As of July 4, the Thrift shop will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the month of July. This will be to accommodate the shoppers at the Farmers Market.

Some of the residents of the Deep South Personal Care home participated in a bowling tournament on June 22, with Addie Johnson placing first with her score of 144 points. Ruby Gosling came in second with her score of 94 points and Annie Seitz took third place with her score of 81 points. On June 23, a High Roller tournament was held with Ruby Gosling taking first place with her score of 290 points. Joyce Hval came in second with her score of 215 points and Annie Seitz brought in third place with her score of 180 points.

A Bean Bag tournament was held on June 25, with Betty Hildebaugh placing first with her score of 53  points. Ruby Gosling took second with her score of 40 points and Joyce Hval brought in third place with her score of 39 points. Another bowling tournament was held on June 26 with Ruby Gosling winning first place with her score of 99 points. Betty Hildebaugh took second place with her score of 95 points and Edith Merrritt brought in third with her score of 94 points.

Kelly and Evan Clifton from Regina spent Canada Day visiting Kelly’s mom Valerie Heustis. While here, they motored to Radville to visit with Kelly’s grandmother Vi Kessler. Also visiting their grandmother Val was her grandchildren Dylan and Karver from Weyburn.

The Pangman Dance club is looking for anyone who would be interested in dancing. If interested please contact a board member. They are accepting dancers aged three years of age and older as of January 2021.

Visiting with Robin and Charlie Larson over Canada Day was Sabrina and Ryan Youck and Barrett and Savannah from Regina.