On Saturday, September 30th, the 18th Annual Greenbank Soap Box Derby takes place, rain or shine, on Pearl Drive, west subdivision, with the sign in beginning at 8:30 a.m., racing to follow. At approximately 12:30 noon there will be an official reopening of Couves Park celebrating improvements made, and new playground items, for both Greenbank Parks. Come and enjoy the ongoing BBQ, beverages etc., as you cheer the racers on. This event supports the Greenbank Parks, and is made possible by great volunteers, participants, sponsors, and spectators, as children enjoy a day of good old fashioned fun.
Congratulations to team Phillips (Captain Jason) on winning by one run to coveted 2017 T-shirts in the championship 3 Pitch game vs. Team Dusty (Captain Doug). Congratulations to tournament MVP's Courtney Till and Devon King. Over 100 players participated in this 3 day fun and competitive Park and Hall fundraiser! The event planners, Al, Lila, Barb, Brian, and Ken; umpires; teams; captains; youth in Tuck Shop; Food & Beverage volunteers; and spectators; all made this a success. The weather definitely helped too!
Please register by October 20th, for the “Lions Breakfast With Santa”, to be held on November 25th, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Register with Lion Rep firstname.lastname@example.org with how many will be attending and the age of the children. The cost is $10 for adults, and children get in free.
Greenbank Lions continue to sell fall lawn fertilizer 7-27-27 for $27 a 55 pound bag, and maple syrup for $10. Call 905-985-3073 to order, or email email@example.com. Free delivery available.
The Greenbank Lions webpage is e-clubhouse.org/sites/greenbank, a source of info for businesses and contacts in Greenbank. Check it out.
Fridays at the Hall euchre starts at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.
On Sunday, October 1st, 11 a.m. there is church and Sunday School at Greenbank United Church. Coffee and muffins will be served at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. by the evening U.C.W. Worship will include World Wide Communion, with guest Stephanie Richmond from Janetville, assisting Rev. Richard. “Add Water and Stir” will provide special music on October 1st.
October 4th Fidelis U.C.W. Meet at 1:30 p.m. At the church. Please answer roll call with Foodbank items. Visitors welcome. The Evening U.C.W. meet at the church on October 4th, 7:30 p.m.
The October 21st Greenbank Talent Auction is at the church. Please contact Kim Thomson to help and/or add your donations to be auctioned. (905-985-2522). This is another church/community fun event for all.
September 24th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the church, the Greenbank Black Light Puppeteer Practice for youth in grades 7 to 12, will be held. Contact Denise Bell for information, at 905-985-1809, or on her cell phone at 905-985-3103, or contact Nancy Rensink on her cell phone at 905-718-1707.
Terry Fox Day is being supported on Thursday September 28th at the school.
Happy September birthdays to: Chris Richardson on the Sept. 23rd, Tyson Lee on the 23rd, Glen Till on the 19th, Travis Till on the 27th, and to all others who celebrate this month.
Jim and Norma Ferguson attended the International Ploughing Match at Walton.
Please call me with Greenbank news items Sunday evenings, at 905-985-0535.