Meet your Lone Butte neighbours, have some lunch

Lone Butte news

A complimentary community lunch will be offered to anyone who wants to come out and enjoy some small-town hospitality on Oct. 2 from noon to 2 p.m.

Hotdogs will be served and there will be some games for the kiddies to enjoy.

We need to have more of these gatherings to keep Lone Butte connected and our little hall and community association happening.

Folks who have any ideas for community events, or would like to get involved in any capacity, should drop in at the Lone Butte Community Association (LBCA) meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the community hall, or give the writer a call at 250-644-1555.

Dancing starts

Belly dance classes will be starting again at the community hall on Sept. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

The session will go for 10 weeks with technique and a choreographed dance being taught. There is a cost, and it should be an entertaining time for everyone who comes out.

For more information, call Kerri Mingo at 250-395-6157.

Craft/flea market

September’s craft and flea market is Sept. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the community hall.

If you have never attended, it is worth a visit to see the many interesting items

that have been created or baked in our little community and there is always the fun of finding a treasure in the flea market items.

If you would like to book a table, call Pat McKay at 250-395-2114

4-H donation

The LBCA donated $25 to the local 4-H club to help sponsor its awards and trophies that are given out to outstanding members at their year-end banquet on Oct. 15 at the Lone Butte Community Hall.

If you would like to know more about the banquet, or would like to join the 4-H club, call Tamara Giles at 250-706-0012 or Amanda Mosher at 250-791-9271.

AGM scheduled

The Lone Butte Historical Association (LBHA) will be holding its annual general meeting on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., and is always excited to see new faces come out to keep the history of Lone Butte alive.

The LBHA will also be doing the draw for it ongoing raffle on that night, which folks can still get in on by calling Al or Gayle Jones at 250-395-5193 or picking up a ticket at Carter’s Cones in Lone Butte.


School news

Everyone seems to have settled back into the routine of school, homework and those early mornings to catch buses and pack lunches.

Horse Lake Elementary School welcomes some new and returning faces to their staff this year with Marty McClusky back as principal, Tammie Ozanne team teaching the Grade 3 and 4s, Mike Davidson wrangling the Grade 5 and 6s.

The new secretary is Shannon Augustine.

The school is collecting Campbell labels for redemptions on educational merchandise, so save any you may come across and bring them in to support the students.

If you need more information, call the program co-ordinator Corinne Moore at 250-395-4875.

The annual Terry Fox Run will be taking place on Sept. 28 and students have started cross-country running on their lunch hour to prepare for the annual run.

The Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) has had its first meeting of the year and it is always looking for parents to help out.

Call the school if you are interested.


Happy 46th anniversary to Syd and Anglea Greenfield on Sept. 16. If you have anything for the column,   please let me know at 250-644-1555 or triumph750@bcwire