Alliance Rockets host six teams

The Alliance Rockets held their annual hockey tournament on the weekend.  There were seven teams entered.  The teams were the Lougheed Barons, Castor Barons, Slackers, Dirty Puckers, Penguins, Kudo and Rockets.
The congregation of the United Church held the annual meeting on Sunday.  Board members will be Roger Spady, Laura Towers, Jack and Penny Stewart, Doris Spady, Wilma McLeod, Pat Kowalski and Diane Dammann.
Upcoming events that were approved were the Shrove Tuesday pancake breakfast for February 10,  a potluck lunch at Paintearth Lodge February 24, silent auction/meet your neighbour night March 16 and  Easter Sunday March 31.  The budget was approved as presented.  There will now be a potluck lunch after church on the last Sunday of the month.  Other Sundays will still have the fellowship after church but over coffee and a cookie.
The Veteran School was at the ski hill on Friday.  It was such a beautiful winter day.  I worked in the concession for a few hours and met several of the folks from Veteran.
George and Emma Bullee spent quite a bit of time at the arena this weekend as hockey fans.  Their daughter Sharon and Kenneth Dent of Olds were with them for the weekend.  Sharon’s daughter Heather is now engaged to be married.  Congratulations, Heather and Jason.
There was a baby shower on Sunday, January 27 for Bentley Gilbert Towers, son of Mark and Cathy.  Bentley was born December 3 in Edmonton.  He weighed six pounds nine ounces and was nineteen and one half inches long.  Gilbert was the name of his great grandfather. There were lots of babies at the shower along with grandmothers, Donna Towers and Louise Boger.
Jason and Stephanie Towers, Mya and Cooper of Lacombe were in town for the shower and then a surprise birthday dinner for Donna.  Donna has a birthday on Wednesday.
Jolene Sinclair is home now after her  accident, surgery and recovery, Now that she is home, the family, Andy and Alexis, can get on with their lives.    Avery Wheeler, Andy’s son has joined the family.  Avery goes to school in Sedgewick (was living in Manitoba).
Birthday wishes to Dixie Streicher, Lynn Nielson and Gladys Stock who celebrate on January 29. which is also the anniversary of Elmer and Doreen Bullee.
Terry and Vivian Clark marked an anniversary on Friday, January 25 which was also Doug Bullee and Tiernan Boisvert’s birthdays.
Brenda Wiart celebrated a birthday on the January 27.  They are home now after a winter holiday in Arizona.
David Towers, Carly Hofer, Mike Kuefler and Sherry Wold celebrated birthdays on January 28.  Charles Bullee has a birthday the same day as Donna Towers, January 30.

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