Home for the holidays to spend Christmas with Jim and Phyllis McCallum were Trent and Heidi from Weyburn, Kendra from Edmonton, Mitchell and Marissa from Saskatoon, U of S, Stacy, Lori and Garett from Yorkton, Brandon from Kelowna, U of BC, as well as Grant, Kim, Austin, Jace and Kalli of Saltcoats.
Laketown Leaders are hosting peer led “Active Aging” program of stretching, strength, balance and flexibility on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. in the Stirling Room. This is sponsored by Sunrise Health and Parkland Valley Sport, Culture and Recreation. This is open to everyone!
Irene Kerr, Son, Jim and wife Joanne flew on “Sun Wing” to Dreams, Mexico for a holiday from Dec. 17 to Dec. 23. For a holiday in the sun at an ocean view hotel. They booked a guide to see sites like markets and churches. The guide said “Saskatchewan huh: Football crazy.” Irene saw such healthy, tiny and delightful children and the cuisine is for tourists so no problem finding something to eat one is used to.
Laketown Players present “The Scrap Heap Kid and the Alley Cat” comedy/drama. There are still tickets available for Sun., Feb. 9, 2014. Call Phyllis at 306-744-2990.
Visiting the Val Trowell Family over the holidays was: Mark and Scott of Vancouver, Bronwen, George and Shannon Joyes of Edmonton, Doug and Corrine of Hewerd as well as Glen and Derek of Saskatoon.
Reminder that the regular Noon Pot Luck Luncheon is Mon., Jan. 20 at the Stirling Room. All are welcome. Come out and share food & fellowship. Call 306-744-8169 to arrange a ride.
Saltcoats Museum and Historical Society will again be hosting a CURIO SHOP in the basement of the hall during the performances of the Laketown Players in February. Anyone wanting to donate small household items or jewellery is invited to do so/ items can be dropped off at the Town Office during regular business hours. Funds raised will be going to the restoration of the museum. Any items not sold during the play will not be returned, but donated to Salvation Army. Saltcoats Public Skating times are: Tuesday to Saturday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays is ½ ice with no pucks. Single skate fee is $3.00, Season pass $50.00 and family pass $120.00. Call Conner at 306-744-2322.
Mark your calendar for a Musical evening on Wed., Jan. 15 at 7:00 p.m. held in Saltcoats Anglican Church. It usually ends up with sing along too! All are welcome and refreshments are provided.
Saltcoats Library is hosting a regular Fund raiser on Sat., Jan. 25, 2014 from 2:30 to 3:30 at the Stirling Room. The Robbie Burns Tea is $6.00 a person with door prize.
Saltcoats Minor Sports keeps the rink open with main fundraiser Bingos. Dates needing volunteers to work Bingo are: Jan. 14, 5:00 to 10:30 p.m., Jan. 24, 12:00 to 4:40 p.m., Feb, 17, 5:00 to 10:30 p.m., Mar. 13, 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. and Mar. 23, 5:00 to 10:30 p.m. It is possible to “sponsor a worker” (hire someone to work a shift). Contact Allcia 306-744-29058 ASAP. Thanks for your support.
Saltcoats United Church worship is at 9:00 a.m. Thom Carnahan home number is 306-563-5872 and his cell 306-563-8084.
Christie Hill Funeral Home is sponsoring “Service to continue toward Healing” on Sun., Jan. 12 at 3:00 p.m. at the Yorkton Funeral Chapel. For further info call Kathy at 306-782-2312.
Seniors Drivers for Yorkton area: Debbie Courchesne at 306-744-2352, Sharon Gibler at 306-744-2901, Ron & Geri Knudsen at 306-744-2969, Les Pearson at 306-744-2590, Monique Smith at 306-744-2341, Joan & Rob Wilson at 306-744-8140. A very special note of appreciation to Jeanette Dawes for her many years of coordinating this program. She has been the liaison between drivers and seniors and all her work has been much appreciated. Drivers for Regina or Saskatoon are: Debbie Courchesne at 306-744-2352, Sharon Gibler (Regina only) at 306-744-2901. Ron Knudsen at 306-744-2969, Les Pearson at 306-744-2590, Monique Smith at 306-744-2341, Rob Wilson at 306-744-8140. A big “Thank You” to these drivers who give time to this program. If you have concerns or need assistance about this program contact Monique at 306-744-2341.
Laketown Leaders send greetings to any who are grieving or ill.