Arboretum 'Friend-raiser' draws 185

Staff at the Trochu Arboretum anxiously kept scanning the skies on July 22, trying to make a decision as to where their annual Friendraising Supper should be held. Clouds were rolling around, but didn't appear too threatening, so set-up began at the grounds with option of racing to the Community Centre if necessary. The crowd of 185 arrived and soon the tables were full.
Arlene Denomme took over the emcee duties in the absence of President Glen Smyth, welcoming everyone and invited Pastor Alla

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Approximately 60 young people and adult sponsors from four local churches participated in a Community Action Project recently.
Led by Pastors Alvin Bueckert, Jordan Culp, Kevin Enns and Peter Rashleigh; youth from Mt Olive Evangelical Free Church, Trochu Baptist Church, Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church; and the Prairie Tabernacle congregation did a number of work projects including fence painting and repair, lawn mowing, hedge trimming, weed wacking, sidewalk sweeping, cutting tree stumps, f

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Summer Program offered at Three Hills Child Care Center

 

Brandi Hoszouski is the program director for the Three Hills Child Care Center and School Age Program. The program runs year round, with a summer program, and another that runs after school and weekends. One center is designed for children 12 months to six years, and can accommodate 34 children. The older, school age children (kindergarten to grade six), are in a separate center that allows for 20 children.
The summer program runs from 6:30 am to 6:15 pm, Monday to Friday. For children six mo

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Vintage Tractor Pull draws 45 Entries

 

The Three Hills Vintage Tractor Pull was held July 17-18 with 45 tractors taking part in the pull and eight in the slow races. Results are as follows.
Feather weight (up to 3999 lbs.): 1st Ken Wohl, Huxley - 1951 Cockshutt 30; 2nd Keith Weigum, Sunnyslope - 1949 Cockshutt 30, 3rd Dick Ross, Harmattan - 1952 Cockshutt 30.
Class 1 (4000 - 4999 lbs.): 1st Reg Penner, Three Hills - 1956 IHC 350 Wheatland Special; 2nd Dan Verville, Carsland - 1953 JD 50; 3rd Len Skjonsberg, Eckville - 1951 MM Z.
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