The very high winds last Sunday resulted in many hydro outages. On Monday morning, some homes were still without it.
Congratulations to Glenn and Marion Larmer who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, with a family gathering.
There will be a Deconsecration service for St. John's Anglican Church on Thursday, November 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend this unique service.
Sympathy is extended to Pat Sleep and her family on the death of her brother, Richard Bowles. Our thoughts are with Jessie his longtime wife and his family. The celebration of his life will be a private funeral at the farm.
On Thursday, Carol Thornton, May Buller, Hazel Coates, and Joyce Kelly, represented Shirley Women's Institute at the Central Ontario Area Women's Institute 115th Convention, held at the Sanford Community Hall. Everyone enjoyed Rob Snaek, the guest speaker who spoke on changing disadvantages and the workshop conducted by Kelty of Willowtree Farm dealing with new vegetables and new varieties, resulting in new eating habits. A delicious lunch was prepared and served by Steven Backs of Blackstock. An excellent day.
The Blackstock Euchre Party continues even though the results have been missed. Harvey Graham came first, Joan Graham and Olive Smith tied for second, Len VanSchagen came third, Harold Crawford came in fourth place, Norm Lackner came in fifth. Low, Mary Lou Breward. Most lone hands: Harvey Graham and Linda Carder.
Last week's results from the Blackstock Euchre Club: Doug Day came first, Audrey Mahaffy and Lorna Edgerton tied for second, Val Priebe and Donna Sweetman came third. Most lone hands: Val Priebe and Doug Day. Low, Ken Middleton. The specials were won by Jennie VanSchagen, Mary Lou Breward, Hazel Coates, and Joe Goldsmith. Please note that this event is open to players of all ages.
Winners at this past week were: Aileen VanCamp came first, Eileen Nelson came in second, Alma Manns came in third, fourth place went to Lawrence McLaughlin, and in fifth place was Doris Manns. Most lone hands: Harold Crawford. The winners of the specials were Barb Blue, Alma Manns, Harold Crawford, and Joycelyn Bradbury.
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