The St. Mary's Health Care Auxiliary February meeting was attended by eight members. Members volunteered to assist for the events planned for March. We receive this request from volunteer coordinator Kelly McRae.
The recent flu outbreak at St. Mary's saw many events having to be cancelled. Now with life back to normal, the volunteers will be busy. With thoughts of spring arriving soon, we are in planning mode for our annual Spring Tea & Bake Sale. Please watch for the date of this fundraising

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Trochu Elks 200 Club winners for December were Kevin Hoppins, Annette Smith, Dianne Moran and Lyle Peterson.
Trochu and District Hall Development Society 300 Club winners for December were Holly Frere, Elsie Garson, Jessica Moran and Cheryl Adams who won the last draw of $1,000. Congratulations, Cheryl.
The first Bingo and Birthday celebrations in the New Year was held on Tuesday, January 13 with Jim Deering, assisted by Ron Mossop, calling the numbers for ten games. Marina Adrian was the lucky wi

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Trochu and District Hall Development Society 300 Club winners for November were Doris Christie, Ron Soloway, Denise Ogradnick, Maxine Meding and Jim Christie.
Trochu Elks 200 Club winners for November were Lorne Wagstaff, Jim Adams, John Tullikopf, Pete Frere and Bob Delaney.
Members and guests gathered at the Senior’s Drop In on Dec. 9 for the monthly bingo and birthday celebrations. Jim Deering, assisted by Ron Mossop, ably called the numbers for ten games. Margie Frere took home the blackout pr

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The Arboretum Christmas Market was a huge success, last Thursday evening. I haven’t been given any figures to report yet, but I know they exceeded their expectations in funds for this season. Supper was yummy, and the crowd was happy and huge. To all those donators of time, money and gifts - without you there wouldn’t be a market to come out and enjoy. You people amaze me, with a freezing cold night of blowing snow, you still come out and support your community, and bring your kids to see Santa!

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