Trochu News January 21, 2015

Trochu Elks 200 Club winners for December were Kevin Hoppins, Annette Smith, Dianne Moran and Lyle Peterson.
Trochu and District Hall Development Society 300 Club winners for December were Holly Frere, Elsie Garson, Jessica Moran and Cheryl Adams who won the last draw of $1,000. Congratulations, Cheryl.
The first Bingo and Birthday celebrations in the New Year was held on Tuesday, January 13 with Jim Deering, assisted by Ron Mossop, calling the numbers for ten games. Marina Adrian was the lucky winner of the blackout prize. Happy Birthday was sung after which everyone enjoyed a variety of cakes and visiting.
The regular meeting of Trochu Royal Purple Elks was held on Jan. 13/15 with 15 members and two visitors present. Following roll call, the minutes of the December meeting were read and approved. Both treasurer's reports were given. The charter was draped in memory of Mabel Parker at the December meeting. Flowers were delivered to all Lodge and Continuing Care residents, and chocolates and oranges taken to the Drop In before Christmas. Two new members were initiated into our Lodge and we welcomed them. The memorial service will be held Jan. 26 at the Lodge. Since February is our birthday month, we will be gathering for supper prior to the meeting. Lodge closed and a lovely lunch enjoyed. The next meeting is Feb. 10.