Two of the lucky basket winners, Karin Menning (left) and Sandy Arrance. Diana Forster photo.

Christmas party a success

Diana Forster’s regular correspondence for the Deka Lake area

Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary’s Dec. 5 Christmas Party was a huge success with a potluck supper like you wouldn’t believe!

Gratitude goes to Ruth Marx and Donna Watson who provided the usual silly games, and 16 baskets were available to the over 40 members and friends present.

Lucky winners, who are only allowed one each, were: Sandy Arrance, Joce Colbert, Judy Cole, Val Dennison, Joyce McGregor, Jane M., Karin Menning, Penny Millway, Joanne Murphy, Patty Nash, Laurie Sayenchuk, Shirley Scott, Shelley Theriault, Georgie Westbrook, Ali White—and the writer!

Happy birthday to Elaine Adams, Bill Adams, Piper Loft, Denise Waldner; and especially for Roy Winton’s 92nd, and Russell Ross’ 89th.

I wish all my readers a safe and joy-filled Christmas with special blessings on those who have reason to be sad.

Erma Bombeck once said, “There is nothing sadder….than to wake on Christmas morning and not be a child.” May the child in you re-emerge, and God bless us all.

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A local snowman, aka Prairie James. Karin Menning photo.

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