DLDVFD firefighters showed their appreciation for ladies auxiliary

Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department treated 25 of their hardworking Ladies Auxiliary members to an appreciation dinner

Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department fire chief Al Boyce and Ladies Auxiliary president Louise Green cut the thank-you cakes during the appreciation dinner for the ladies auxiliary on June 22.

Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department, (DLDVFD) treated 25 of their hardworking Ladies Auxiliary members to an appreciation dinner on June 22.

Waited on hand-and-foot, the ladies enjoyed roast beef dinner, tuxedo and lemon cakes inscribed “Thank you, Ladies,” and individual thank-you cards.

The best part was not having to do cleanup and dishes, and the ladies certainly appreciate their firefighters’ generosity.

Ratepayer’s AGM

Deka Lake & District Ratepayers’ Association’s (DLDRA) AGM is at Deka Fire Hall, July 28 at 7 p.m. Residents wishing to pay their dues ($7 each or $10 for a couple residing together) should arrive at 6:30 p.m. South Cariboo Search & Rescue will speak on their operations.

Amalgamation meeting

For those unable to attend May 16’s meeting on Deka and Sulphurous volunteer fire departments’ amalgamation, the Cariboo Regional District is holding a similar meeting at Sulphurous Fire Hall on July 25 at 1 p.m.

Potter showcased

Ramona McKay’s beautiful pottery is on display in Bridge Lake Library’s Community Showcase during July.

Guest speaker

Friends of Bridge Lake’s second Summer Speaker is Ed Frey, consulting geologist,

on Bridge Lake geology. Bring your mystery rocks, fossils and minerals to Interlakes Community Centre on July 15 at 7 p.m. If there’s enough interest, there could be a field trip the next day.

Help needed

Residents are invited to assist the 25th Interlakes BCRA Rodeo at Interlakes Rodeo Grounds on East Sheridan Lake Road, Aug. 1-2.

Interlakes Community Centre also needs grounds upkeep assistance, to cut the grass and weed eat, once or twice a month.

If you can help, call Barb Weston (250-593-4967) or Wendy Chase (250-593-0203.)

Celebrations

Congratulations to Susan and Mel Grahn, and Lorraine and Frank Jerema on their upcoming wedding anniversaries.

Birthday bubbly goes to Joice Jenewein.

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

• Call 250-593-0203 to book a $10 tailgate sale spot at Interlakes Rodeo Grounds, July 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Log Cabin Quilters Show at Interlakes Community Centre: July 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; July 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission: $5.

• DLDRA’s official opening of Deka Access #8 boat launch: 1 p.m. on July 11.

 

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