St. Mary's Auxiliary held their April 15 meeting with 12 members in attendance. The minutes and correspondence was read. Thank you notes were from the Continuing Care rec. therapy and the volunteer coordinator. Members have been helping out delivering several birthday corsages, doing the meals on wheels in the community, and volunteering on musical entertainment evenings. Members were reminded to attend the volunteer tea April 17, which was provided by St. Mary's Health Care Centre. Neona Molnar

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Trochu Elks 200 Club winners for March were Maxine Jensen, Bobby Painter, Joanne Winther, Lynn Hughes and Cheryl Keila.
The Trochu and District Hall Development Society 300 Club winners for March were Bruce Cunningham, Randi Hogg, Larry Weimer, Danielle Robertson and Katie Meehan.
On a chilly afternoon, April 8, a number of seniors and guests ventured out for bingo and birthday celebrations at the Drop In Centre. The numbers for ten games were called by Ed Henkel with Jim Deering assisting. Dianne

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St. Mary's Foundation, Trochu, was very pleased at the wonderful turnout for their gala fundraiser. Andrea Kadar and crew provided a fabulous meal for a very enthusiastic crowd. Special recognition goes out to all of the sponsors who so generously contributed to the live auction, the treasure chests and the door prizes. For entertainment, St. Mary's chose homegrown talent in the form of the Frere Band and an evening of listening and dancing was greatly enjoyed. It truly was a gala affair.
Members

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Goodbye winter, hello spring! Reported sightings of robins, crows, starlings flying about and the cooing of doves are sure signs of spring. Pussy willows are waking up, sparrows are enjoying bathing in the bird baths and the snow melt is creating lots of water everywhere. But don't put the shovels away just yet as snow is forecast for the first day of spring.
The return of the snowbirds (spring migration) is well underway and community meals are happening again. We all know about St. Mary's Annua

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