Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department (DLDVFD) members treated their Ladies Auxiliary (LA) to an appreciation dinner, June 13. Thirty LA members enjoyed a roast beef dinner, as well as being waited on hand and foot, and leaving before cleanup.
Summer fishing derbies are coming up.
The DLDVFD’s derby is on July 30-31, while the Sulphurous/Hathaway derby is on July 31.
Deka tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for children to age 12; and the weigh-in is at Access #12 all day Saturday, and until 2 p.m. Sunday.
Deka Lake & District Ratepayers’ Association (DLDRA) caters breakfast both days at Deka Fire Hall, and supper on Sunday, starting at 2 p.m.
Sulphurous tickets are $5 and fishers can weigh in from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at either Moosehaven Resort on Hathaway Lake, or McGregor’s Wharf on Sulphurous Lake.
They will be catering a community barbecue at their Events Centre, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Both derbies offer prizes to at least three places for fish, as well as lots of door prizes.
Deka residents were saddened to hear longtime resident Ken Newton passed away on June 28 at the age 90.
Ken was a director of DLDRA for many years and did much to help improve the community. Sincere sympathy is extended to his family and many friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Deka Fire Hall on July 16 at 2 p.m.
Birthday bubbly goes to Sharon Crossley, Nicki Dayman, Joice Jenewein, Joyce McManus, and with added caviar, for Ethel Good’s 93rd on July 20.
Very special congratulations go to Mary and Albert Phillips on their 75th wedding anniversary on July 19.
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• Cariboo Regional District public hearing, 7 p.m. tonight (July 14) at Interlakes Community Centre (ICC) regarding a rezoning application for 7585 Thomas Point Rd. to legalize a cottage used for tourist accommodation.
• Coffee Chat, 10 a.m. July 18 at ICC with speaker Wendy Marshall on birding.
• Friends of Bridge Lake Speaker Series continues at 7 p.m., July 20 at ICC, with Mary Forbes of the Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society – Composting-Making Garbage History.
• Poker Tournament at ICC, July 23. Doors open at 11.30 a.m., play starts at noon.