Ghost Pine News - April 26, 2017

Easter and all of its festivities is over. The students are back in school. Spring should be in the air, but it obviously hasn’t landed yet.
There were 11 ladies who met at the Atrium on April 11. We were all so pleased to have Hazel Arvidson join us. She was a charter member of our Ghost Pine Community Group.
Clint and Laurie King from Smith Falls, Ontario were recent visitors at the home of Ruth Andrews. Laurie is Ruth’s niece.
Derek and Sue Arthurs hosted their Easter get-together. Among those in attendance were Doug and Gayle Parker and Meryle and Brian Kester of Three Hills as well as Cheryl and Brian Myers of DeWinton.
Over the Easter weekend, Audrey Soder was in Stoney Plain visiting her daughter and husband, Wendy and Paul Simons.
The whist players met at the Drop-In on April 13 and guess what? Slow and steady won the race. They were Allen Huxley, Bonnie Richardson, Doreen Varga and Jim Sailer. Those stopped by radar were Mic King, Frank Richardson, Ella Lammle, and Bernice Huxley. On April 20, when they played again, the tide turned. Those who were able to ride the waves were Mic King, Ella Lammle, Mel Hansen and Inaka Bolt. Those who had to scramble for shore were Bonnie Richardson, Jim Sailer, Bernice Huxley and Bette Sittler.
Fifty-two members of Watson and Grace Reed’s family got together at the E & W Restaurant on April 15 to celebrate Easter. As the weather was inclement, their house was full to the brim. They hope they didn’t disturb too many people.
Eleanor Stewart was happy to have her daughter, Faye Urano of Taber, visit her recently.
The Allen Huxley family met at Porchlight to help Allen celebrate his birthday. His two sisters came from Calgary and Bernice’s brother was also in attendance. The community says “Happy Birthday, Allen!”
Ed and Karin Nakaska had their family home for Easter. They totalled 31 and had a great time visiting.
Melba Kopjar spent Easter with her granddaughter and husband, Amanda and AJ. This was in Lethbridge. On Easter Sunday, Melba’s great-granddaughter, Charlie Jane, was baptized.
Andy and Irene Nakaska had 19 family members visit them over the Easter weekend.
Andy and Irene Nakaska are proud to welcome a new great-grandson, Ryder David, born April 18 to Kevin and Kacie Adams of Didsbury.
Manor Church hosted their annual spring pot luck on Friday. There was a good attendance. The men seem to gather to talk about what and when to start seeding and the women talk about everything else.