DL&DVFD firefighters will be collecting food, cash donation

Donations collected on Nov. 2 will held less-fortunate families

Deka Lake & District Volunteer Fire Department (DL&DVFD) has set Nov. 6 for its annual Food Drive.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., firefighters will go door-to-door collecting non-perishable food items or cash for Interlakes Christmas Giftboxes.

If you will not be home, donations may be left at the fire hall that day.

Cold weather preparation

Wood heat season is upon us.

It’s time to make sure your chimney is clean. You must use the right size and material of brush if you want it to be done properly.

Do not let ashes build up to more than two inches in your stove. Check your smoke alarms and batteries to make sure they are in good working order.

Guest artiste

Horse Lake’s Maureen Hadden is the guest artiste in Bridge Lake Library’s Community Showcase for October.

She is expected to display her knitted creations.

Halloween fun

Interlakes Community Centre (ICC) Association will again be hosting its annual Haunted Halloween Stables at Interlakes Rodeo Grounds on Oct. 31.

The event goes from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Come and enjoy food, beverages, goodie bags, a bonfire, the spooky stalls, and a huge fireworks show at 7 p.m.

Celebrations

Birthday bubbly goes to Renee Jarvis, Pete Bonter and Joey Watson; and very special wishes are sent for German Glatz’ 88th on Sept. 30.

Congratulations go to Nicki and Pete Bonter for their 24th wedding anniversary, Oct. 5.

Calendar

Call the writer for contact numbers.

Celebration of Life for Gary Crawford, who passed away Aug.12, will be held at the ICC on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.

Highway 24/Interlakes Lions meet at the ICC on Oct. 3, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Log Cabin Quilters meet at the ICC on Oct. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Deka Ladies Auxiliary meets at Deka Fire Hall on Oct. 5, starting a 10:30 a.m. New members are always welcome.

Duplicate bridge at ICC on Oct. 5, starting at 6:45 p.m.

Call this writer to reserve for Deka Ladies Auxiliary’s Fall Dinner on Oct. 15.

Call 250-593-4582 if you wish to dress a Halloween stall at Interlakes Rodeo Grounds for Oct. 31.

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