Ghost Pine News - October 19, 2016

With all the drizzle, snow flakes and very little sunshine, many of us are wondering if we will have our usual Indian Summer. What do you think?

The Ghost Pine Ladies and their friends met at the Atrium last Tuesday. They had a great time of fellowship over coffee and invite other ladies to join them on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 10:00 am.

Ed and Karin Nakaska had 22 family members for Thanksgiving. They came from Calgary and as far north as Edmonton. Karin said numbers were down with so many other events going on.

Amy Lemke and children Dylan and Abbey of Calgary, spent the weekend on the farm with Amy’s parents, Doug and Gayle Parker.

Thank you, whist players, for making the news column more interesting. When they played on Oct. 6, the ones who found the oasis were Sharon Lee, Marlene Luijkx, Glen Johnson and Frank Richardson. Those stranded in the desert were Allen Huxley, Delores Bauer, Marie Olmstead, and Pearl Hansen. On Oct. 13, those who reached first base were Glen Johnson, Mel Hansen, Mic King and Bernice Huxley. Those who struck out were Bonnie Richardson, Bette Sittler, Doreen Varga and Jim Sailer.

On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Watson Reed family celebrated their Thanksgiving. Thirty-four of them enjoyed their dinner at the E & W Restaurant, before going back to the Reed residence for fellowship. They came from as far south as Taber and as far north as Blackfalds and Stettler.

About 40 people showed up for early morning coffee at Manor Gospel Church on Friday. The first Friday of the month from 6:30 am - 8:30 am is community coffee time in Ghost Pine.