Next poker tournament in 70 Mile House scheduled for Feb. 1

Community news happening around the 70 Mile House are of the South Cariboo

The next 70 Mile Poker Tournament will be held Feb. 1 at the 70 Mile Community Hall.

Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and play starts at 12:30 p.m. Lunch and supper are available.

The last tournament was held Jan. 11 and the winners were: first, Ken Freed; second, Doug Johnston; third, Guy Williams; and fourth, Jerry Ozog.

There were 22 players.


Bingo back

The next bingo night will be held Jan. 23 at Seventy Mile Access Centre.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and play starts at 6:30.


Firefighting news

The 70 Mile House Volunteer Fire Association will hold a general meeting Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. at the fire hall on Willow Road. Everyone is welcome.

There will be a fire practice on Jan. 26 at 10:30 a.m. after the meeting. New volunteers are needed.


Bookmobile schedule

The Thompson-Nicola bookmobile will be in the area on Jan. 23.

It will be at the South Green Lake Fire Hall from 10 to 11 a.m., and at the 70 Mile General Store from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

There is a book drop off bin in the 70 Mile House Post Office lobby.