Donalda Diary: Work bee planned for Donalda Cemetery

This week’s Donalda Diary looks at a work bee planned for the Donalda Cemetery and other fall events.

Kasheen Clousen Donalda Diary

The Donalda Cemetery is planning a work bee at the Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16. Anyone interested in helping or working on their family graves are invited to attend.

2017 is election year for municipal governments in Alberta.

Nomination day for candidates is Sept. 18.

If the number of nominations exceeds the three council positions, an election will be held on Oct. 16. Prospective candidates can obtain election information from the Village of Donalda returning officer, Jason Olson, at the Village Office. Please call 403-883-2345 for more information. All election information can also be found online at the Municipal Affairs website.

The Donalda and District Agricultural Society will be having their next regular meeting on Monday Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. at the hall. Everyone is welcome to attend. The Willy Bronze Poker Rally will be taking place on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. To book for any camping or pens call Beth at 403-741-8196. If you need any information about the tail or the events call Becky at 403l-740-5997.

The Donalda and District Museum will be hosting a Turkey Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Drop In Centre. The menu consists of roast turkey, dressing, gravy, dreamy mashed potatoes, buttered carrots, corn, yummy beets, as well as salads, buns, beverages, and desserts. For more information please call 403-883-2100. Come out and support the Donalda Museum.

The Donalda Library is proud to present Elaine Reeder, “Christian Author” from Edmonton, on Saturday Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. as she shares her testimony and how her writing all came about with and by the grace of God. Please join us for a sampling of Elaine’s books. For more information please call 403-883-2345.

Birthday wishes this week go out to Davin O’Malley Vikse, Rhonda Strandquist, Katie Massey, Danny Thomas, Estella Helfer, Grace Hebbes, Irene Ross, Jill Henderson, Mike Broemeling, Sheila Norman, Steven Baker, April Hurren, Harper Sehlstrom, Mel Andes, Isabella Shoettler, Cat Walstrom, Greg Walstrom, and Jessica Block.