Tim and Shirley Smyth of Trochu celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 16 by travelling to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a family vacation. Family joining in on the celebration and holiday were Rob and Gemma Smyth; Kim, Kevin, Morgan and Riley Helmer; Rick and Muriel Kober; and Conrad, Kelly, Katie and Max Reichel. While there, Rick celebrated a special birthday. A memorable experience of the holiday was a visit to Manors de Oma (Hands of Love) orphanage in Bucherias, which provides fo

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St. Mary's Health Care Auxiliary held their monthly meeting April 16 with ten members present. The Auxiliary has purchased $600 of fuel certificates to be used in the Handi-Bus. This will assist the Recreational Therapist Department with costs incurred when planning outings for the enjoyment of residents at St. Mary's Bouquets were delivered to the Lodge and to the Continuing Care Unit for the Easter season.
Birthday corsages were presented to all the residents celebrating a birthday in April. Th

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Margaret Richards and her niece from Tofield, AB drove from the Okanagan Sunday, April 7 and were so thankful that the roads were in excellent driving condition. Then Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14 happened. Talk about blessing abounding. On the drive to BC, they did see geese flying north and new green leaves (west of Hope/Surrey).
The St. Paul's UCW, Trochu, held a very successful stew supper on April 10. The first stew supper was held last year and the response from those who attended wa

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Congratulations to Brian and Amanda Newton of Trochu who won the award for Grand Champion Breeding bull at the Wildrose Bison Show and Sale at Ponoka, held March 15-16, 2013. They also won plaques for second place bull calf and fourth place heifer calf. Way to go, folks, and continued success. Amanda is the daughter of Bobby and Laurie Painter from Huxley.
Trochu and District Hall Development Society 300 Club winners for March were Alan Adam, Robyn Russell, Larry Gall, Brian Adolf and Ray Frere.
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