Trochu News May 28, 2014

Twelve members of St. Mary's Auxiliary met May 20 for their monthly meeting. Members expressed their appreciation to all who attended and supported our Mother's Day Tea and Bake Sale May 8. The proceeds enable the Auxiliary to continue to make a positive difference through our actions at St. Mary's. Sharon Barefoot has notified us of an organizational meeting of the newly established West Central Region of Auxiliaries. This meeting will be held in Didsbury. This will be a great opportunity to network and exchange ideas with other auxiliaries in the newly-formed region. Helen Lemay has updated the Auxiliary history book which will now be kept at the Museum for everyone to view. The Auxiliary is hosting a Staff Appreciation Coffee Party for the staff at St. Mary's on May 28. Members continue to assist with evening snacks when there is entertainment. Our next meeting is June 17. This will be supper meeting before we break for the summer.
TOPS news
On Saturday, May 3 the Trochu TOPS group celebrated their 35th Anniversary with past and present TOPS members attending. The hall and tables were tastefully decorated for the occasion. The program was emceed by our leader, Kay Gagyi. It consisted of cutting the Anniversary cake by Phyllis Steinbach, a charter member, and a member at the present time. There were a couple of humourous skits and readings. Short speeches by Pat McAllister, our Area Captain and Elaine Sinatte, our Area Coordinator, who presented each member with a wooden rose. Lunch followed, which consisted of a lovely variety of fruit and Anniversary cake. An enjoyable afternoon was had by all. Guests came from as far away as Calgary, Red Deer, Drumheller and Innisfail.