2 D2 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 Shrine hospitals making a big difference to kids In keeping with its philanthropic labor of love Shriners Hospitals for Children Wa Wa Shriners continue to identify, sponsor and support children who require orthopedic, burn care, spinal cord or cleft lip and palate treatments at no cost to patients. Trips to Shriners Hospitals are provided free of charge to the child and a family member through donations from the Wa Wa Shrine Patient Transportation Fund, a registered Canadian charity. Sixty-nine Saskatchewan children are currently patients of Shriners Hospitals in Montreal, Minneapolis, Cinncinati or whichever center can best treat the child. Shriners Hospitals for Children operate 22 hospitals 20 in the U.S., one in Montreal, and one in Mexico City, Mexico. The tireless dedication at Shriners Hospitals for Children and the scientific understanding of our researchers leads quite simply to better lives for children. Medical research has had a strong, positive impact on their care. At Shriners Hospitals, it is clear that today s research is tomorrow s patient care. And not just for Shriners patients. Our research findings benefit children and adults everywhere, all around the globe. Wa Wa Shriners, through the dedication of the individual Nobles, continues to serve the communities of Saskatchewan by assisting with local initiatives and identifying children that are in need of assistance. While enjoying the fun and fellowship of the fraternity, the Nobles are living the Shriner s motto of: Having fun helping kids. For more information on Shriners Hospitals and some of the local success stories log on to: wawashriners.org. Moosomin Kinette Club Are you interested in growing, learning, making friends and having fun? JOIN US In the last year, the Moosomin Kinettes have contributed over $4,500 to the community. We have also given countless service hours to community based projects. We are always looking for new members. Contact Wendy Leeds The Moosomin Shriners with their go-karts. The Shriners are dedicated to helping children all around North America with their Shriners Hospitals. Want to join a club with a Noble Cause? CHECK OUT THE MOOSOMIN SHRINERS We re a group of men having a lot of fun dedicated to the cause of supporting the SHRINERS HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN North America s Greatest Philanthropy We meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month. 713 Carleton Street Moosomin, Saskatchewan If you are interested in finding out more information about this great organization, please call Noble Bill Thorn Membership Chairman (cell) All Shriners are Master Masons in good standing and must maintain that status in Craft Masonry to remain members of the Shrine.
3 Monday, October 5, 2009 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. D3 The Kinsmen serving the community s greatest need The Moosomin Kinsmen Club donated over $80,000 back to the community during the 2008/09 Kin Year, ending June 30, Highlights include donations to the following: Southeast Integrated Care Centre - Moosomin: $28,000 Moosomin Golf Club: $12,500 Moosomin Curling Club: $12,500 This year brings total donations since 2000 to over $407,000. Being able to raise and donate these amounts of money feels tremendous. It cannot be done without support from our members and the community of Moosomin and surrounding areas. The success of our annual Lotto 365 really makes it possible to help out the community. The nice thing about the lottery is over half of the money raised is from outside the area, but the money is donated here. The Kinsmen Club s motto is serving the community s greatest need. We strive to do this, but we have a lot of fun and fellowship while we do it! The Moosomin Kinsmen Club presented a cheque for $27,000 to Southeast Integrated Care Centre manager Sharon Wood this year for the purchase of TVs for the hospital rooms. The funds were raised through the Kinsmen Club s annual Lotto 365 a major fundraiser for the Kinsmen who in turn find ways to redirect the funds back into the community. From left to right in this photo are Jeff DeMelo, Dave Lattery, Sharon Wood, Ryan Thorn, Kurtis Meredith, and Tyler Thorn. KINSMEN CLUB MOOOSOMIN - OF - Serving the Community s Greatest Need The Kinsmen Club motto is Serving the community s greatest need. We have a lot of fun and fellowship while we do it! If anyone is interested in becoming a member contact: Ryan Thorn President (306) Trevor Garrett Director (306) Tyler Thorn Treasurer (306) Kurtis Meredith Director (306) Join us and help us support Moosomin Golf Club Moosomin Curling Club Southeast Integrated Care Centre Kin Park Telemiracle Dave Lattery Director (306) Devon Dmytriw New Member (306)
4 D4 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 Moosomin Elks hosting provincial walkathon Walkathon is the main fundraiser for hearing impaired children in Saskatchewan BY KARA KINNA On Saturday, Oct. 17, Elks and Royal Purple members from around Saskatchewan will be in Moosomin to participate in a major annual fundraiser that helps children with severe hearing disorders all around the province. For its third time, Moosomin is hosting the annual walkathon put on by the Saskatchewan Elks Association and the Saskatchewan Royal Purple Lodges. The event, which takes place in various communities around the province each year, is the main annual fundraiser for SPARC the Saskatchewan Pediatric Auditory Rehabilitation Centre based at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon. Money raised by the walkathon goes toward helping SPARC provide support services for hearing impaired children in Saskatchewan, many of whom must go to Edmonton for cochlear implants that give them the ability to hear. SPARC is the only such program in Saskatchewan. We have three provincial charity events, and this is the biggest and most well attended one, says Ron Potter, a Moosomin Elks member, of the walkathon. We like to bid on it every year because it s a great time and a good fundraiser. Potter says between walkers usually show up from various Elks and Royal Purple lodges around the province to support the event. However, he says the walkathon is also open to anyone who wants to participate, whether they are an Elks or Royal Purple member or not. Pledge sheets for those wanting to participate in the event can be picked up from Dave at L.H. Bradley and Son in Moosomin, or from Ron McKay at McKay Agencies in Moosomin. The walkathon is part of a day-long event that begins with a cenotaph service at 11 a.m. The walkathon itself is at 2 p.m. at the Legion hall with walkers taking either a 10 kilometre route, or a shorter five kilometre route. The entire day is capped off with a banquet in the evening. The banquet includes a speech by Dr. Lynne Brewster, program head of SPARC, and a presentation by a family whose children have benefited from SPARC an annual tradition at the banquet. Also on hand for the event each year are the Elks Grand Exalted Ruler of Canada and Supreme Honored Royal Lady. Potter says that seeing the children who benefit from SPARC makes the whole event that much more meaningful to the Elks and Royal Purple members They ll come right up to you and give you a hug they don t care if they know Rocanville and District Wildlife Federation Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation you or not, he says. They just know that you were out there selling tickets or walking. They are very, very appreciative. And the parents are very appreciative. The Elks and Royal Purple members raise money for the event by selling tickets for prize giveaways, or by collecting pledges. Nearly $2.5 million raised for SPARC According to Dr. Lynne Brewster, program head of SPARC, the Elks and Royal Purple have raised close to $2.5 million for SPARC over the past 34 years. The walkathon itself typically raises around $30,000 a year. Brewster set the program up with the Elks and Royal Purple in At the time, they were the sole funding body for SPARC. Today SPARC also receives funding from the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education. Brewster says that without SPARC, hearing impaired children in Saskatchewan would not be able to access support services within the province. We provide both diagnostic and rehabilitation services, she says. We re the only ones who really have the training for the entire population. Brewster says it is amazing what can be done for hearing impaired children today. Now there s just so much we can do for people who have a hearing loss, she says. I ve been doing this for almost 35 years now. What we can accomplish now compared to 10 years ago is amazing. The cochlear implants are done in Edmonton, but we do all the follow ups and pre-surgical assessments here. Brewster says there are many, many members of the Elks and Royal Purple who wouldn t miss a walkathon. It makes me really, really proud and pleased to see how many of these people have been there from the beginning, and they still continue to support our program and raise funds for it and identify with it, which is a good feeling. While Brewster herself has only missed one walkathon in all her years with SPARC, there are always a lot of familiar faces at each walkathon. I know this one guy and his wife from Kisbey, and this will be their 34th straight walkathon they ve never missed one, adds Potter. Potter says anyone wanting to participate in the walkathon on Oct. 17 or who would like to collect pledges or donate to the event can contact any member of the Moosomin Elks Lodge. The voice of the Organized Sportsman SWF Programs include: Youth Outdoor Leadership & Conservation School - Qualified instructors teach the youth outdoor skills and the development of an outdoor ethic as the basis of facilitating leadership skills. Operation Respect - Program provides signs to the landowner that are designed to encourage the hunter to Respect the Landowner Rights - Ask Permission to Hunt. Wildlife Tomorrow - To preserve habitat in its natural state for all species of wildlife. Habitat Trust - Habitat Trust is a special fund established in 1978 for the purchase, retention, and enhancement of critical wildlife habitat across the province. Hide Collection - S.W.F. Local branches collect donated hides and the proceeds are used to secure wildlife habitat through the Habitat Trust. Fisheries - S.W.F. branches conduct local fisheries projects (fish stocking, stream enhancement, trout ponds, etc.) throughout the province in conjunction with the provincial government s Fish & Wildlife Development Fund. With assistance from biologists, the branches are the main force behind securing much of Saskatchewan s fisheries habitat. Habitat Enhancement - Over one million trees have been planted on cultivated parcels of wildlife land throughout the province to provide food and shelter for wildlife. Youth - A Wonders of Wildlife Manual has been developed, with the co-operation of other programs and conservation groups. Henry Kelsey - An annual listing is kept of all qualifying big game heads, with a Records Book published every few years. To become a member please contact your local SWF representitive: ROCANVILLE Ron Hilgers MOOSOMIN Helen Sheppard: TANTALLON Debbie Kingdon For more information visit our website:
5 Monday, October 5, 2009 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. D5 Moosomin Elks going strong for almost 60 years It s a service club that has been around for nearly 60 years in Moosomin, is still going strong with more than 70 members today, and has multiple projects on the go. Despite all this, the Moosomin Elks say they are happy to welcome new members into their organization, especially those who have new ideas or projects they d like to see become a reality. We have about 10 meetings a year, and guys can work on whatever project they choose to be involved with, says Elks club member Ron Potter. If you have a specialty and we can work with you, then away you go. We need some new ideas, and someone to chair the projects. The Moosomin Elks Club will be celebrating its 60th anniversary next year, and is made up of men from all walks of life, with all kinds of talents. With more than 70 members, the club members dig right in and get their hands dirty when it comes to projects involving physical labor, and those who aren t in the trades are kept busy with Special pins are awarded to Elks members who have put in many years of service. At left Brian Rose (15 years), Ron Frape (35 years) and Sinc Harrison (40 years) receive pins from Dave Towler (35 years). At right, Dave Towler presents pins to Morgan Adam (40 years) and Lynn Abrahamson (25 years). multiple other projects that the club has on the go, or volunteers for. I guess we do a lot of diversified projects, and that helps the club keep a lot of members says Elks Club member Ron McKay. They are usually projects you can sink your teeth into and feel good about doing. In the last few years, some of the things that the Elks have been involved in include: Building a new dugout and putting up a new sign at the Elks ball diamond in Bradley Park. Picking up scrap metal from farmers to sell. Funds raised go back into the community. Running hockey and curling pools. Doing all the cooking and donating two barbecues for a weekend-long fundraiser held out at Moosomin Lake to raise money for the lake board. Working with another charity group, the Moose, to help host the Mini British Open golf tournament in Moosomin. Tending the bar as a fundraiser at various community projects. Donating bullying kits to the local schools. Sponsoring Elks provincial curling in Moosomin, or sending curlers off to compete in provincial curling in other communities. Supporting programs such as Moosomin Minor Hockey and Special Olympics bowling in the area. The Elks have also partnered with Habitat for Humanity, and may want to build a house in Moosomin down the road. Another future project includes adopting the three kilometre stretch of Highway 1 that runs through Moosomin and maintaining it making sure it is litter free and that the grass is cut. The club also donates money back into the community. Last year we donated $12,000 back to the community and to different projects, says Potter. According to Potter, with over 70 members, the club is unusual in Saskatchewan. We re one of the biggest Elks clubs in Saskatchewan, he says. Even in the cities, a lot of them aren t that big any more. Both Potter and McKay say they just sort of fell into getting involved with the Elks club. The guys asked me to run the loader for a project they were working on, says Potter. By the end of the weekend, they had convinced me that I had to be a member, and I d just have a blast. I got to be a member because I was a curler, says McKay. I wanted to go participate in some other bonspiels. We used to take six rinks out of here for mixed curling. Both Potter and McKay say the club is always happy to have new members join and pitch in where they can. Anyone interested in becoming a member can call Ron Potter at or Ron McKay at or MOOSOMIN ELKS LODGE 340 Elks of Canada Membership is for Everyone Looking for Men and Women Who would like to help out in the community, have fun, and meet new friends. MISSION STATEMENT A national, fraternal and charitable organization promoting and supporting community needs through the voluntary efforts of local lodges. PLEASE CONTACT BARRY IRELAND - E.R. DWIGHT FLAMAN - MEMBERSHIP LYNN ABRAHAMSON - SEC. RON McKAY - TREASURER OR ANY ELKS MEMBER Elks Fact Sheet children with special needs and developing and supporting ongoing provincial programs across Canada in the area of speech, hearing and communication disorders. whole communities enjoy, can be either directly or partly attributed to projects funded through the backbone of the Elks - our local Lodges ongoing local, provincial and national programs Vision: To be the most progressive family focused organization in Canada, meeting community and National Office THE ELKS Helping Children through the Elks and Royal Purple Fund for Children Motto: Promoting and Serving community needs
6 D6 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 Be prepared. Do your best. This is what everyone usually strives to achieve in life. Scouting enhances these principles. Scouting is not only an organization devoted to contributing to the education of young people through a value-based system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society; it is youth getting together to learn about themselves and their community. Scouting is participating in outdoor activities, learning survival skills, learning and practicing leadership skills and developing citizenship skills. The 1st Moosomin Scouts serve Moosomin and surrounding area under the sponsorship of the local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Run by a group of adult volunteers, the 1st Moosomin Scouts are under the direction of the Saskatchewan Scouts and Scouts Canada. Currently, there are three sections or age groupings under the collective title 1st Moosomin Scouts. The Beavers program is Scouting it s out there! The entire group of 1st Moosomin Scouts Beavers, Cubs, leaders, group committee members at Investiture in October aimed towards youth ages five through seven years. The Cubs program focuses on youth ages eight through 11 years. The Scouts program serves youth ages 12 through 16 years. Anyone with youth interested in joining may contact either Lynn Abrahamson at (306) or Melissa Magnusson at (306) in the evenings. Throughout the course The XII Manitoba Dragoons Cadet Corps has commenced operations for the year 2009/2010. The Corps is garrisoned at the Royal Canadian Legion Complex in Virden, Manitoba. The Corps is open to all youth who wish to have an unique experience in the Cadet Program. Youth ages 12 to 18 are invited to participate. They should be fit and of good character. There are no registration fees or uniform fees for Cadet Dragoons. The program takes place on Tuesday evenings at the Legion which is located on the corner of 8th Avenue and Wellington Street West in Virden. Cadets begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9:15 p.m. Branch #8 of the Royal Canadian Legion is our civilian sponsor in Virden. Parents and Cadet Dragoons are expected to support Cadet Corps fundraising activities during the year. There aren t many of these activities. The Cadet Dragoons have four officers. They would be Second Lieutenant Craig Russell of Virden, Sub Lieutenant Adam Von Neissen of Virden, Captain Kevin Tutthill of Elkhorn, and Captain Kel Smith of Virden. All of whom are former cadets themselves. There are a number of optional activities available to Cadet Dragoons on weekends or on other nights other than Tuesdays depending on interest shown by the cadets and the availability of officers. These, also, are at no cost to the cadets. These activities are: drumline, flag party, swimming, hiking, weight training, wrestling, camping, geocaching, range (shooting pellet rifles and 22s), and biathlon. During Tuesday evenings we carry out regular Cadet Training from fieldcraft to parade drill with lots of other interesting and useful topics in between. During the summer there are summer camps in the Yukon Territory, Alberta, and British Columbia for deserving cadets at no cost. These are available to cadets who want to go and pass all the requirements. Each Cadet Corps submits the applications to a higher authority. During the year, there are adventure expeditions for deserving Senior Cadets who submit applications. The expeditions are in Canada and in other parts of the world. The Cadet Corps includes several communities: Maryfield, Kola, McAuley, Elkhorn, Flemming, Kirkella, Virden, Sinclair, Pipestone, Reston, Oak Lake, Miniota, Lenore, Kenton, and all the ranches and farms in between. The Cadet Program, whether Sea, Army, or of the Scouting year, members can be seen in a variety of settings. They participate every year in the local Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance Day service. In the fall, members sell Trails End Popcorn for their major fundraising. Each year, the group participates in Scout and Guide Week (week of February 21), by visiting a different church and celebrating Lord Baden-Powell s (the founder of Scouting) birthday. This past year, the Scouts, Cubs and Beavers held a bottle and can drive in August. As well, this past year s group entered a float in the Moosomin parade. Weekly meetings are held where skills specific to the age are developed, including the knot-tying skills so many associate Air, encourages leadership, fitness, and citizenship. It truly is an exciting programme for youth.. Manitoba DRAGOONS CADET CORPS SERVING Kirkella McAuley Elkhorn Pipestone Maryfield Kola Sinclair Reston Virden Miniota Lenore Oak Lake FEDERAL YOUTH PROGRAMME Age Tuesday Evenings 6:30 to 9:15 pm Virden Legion Complex 8th Avenue & Wellington St. W. visit No Registration & No Uniform Fees Robert Baer accompanied the Cubs on a winter expedition to help demonstrate proper fire lighting techniques. with Scouting. Outings like tobogganing, hiking, skating and no-trace camping are also part of the outdoor education of our youth. The group is always looking for adult volunteers as well. This may be in the form of demonstrating a special skill such as a sport, woodworking, cooking, outdoor activities, nature studies, handicrafts, drawing, camping,. with every year having new training and experiences. Come give it a try for first aid, or it may be as a part-time or full-time leader. Leaders undergo a rigorous screening process and must have a criminal background check completed before working with the youth. If you are interested, contact Lynn or Melissa to volunteer. Your stepping forward to lend a hand would be yet another demonstration of responsible citizenship these youth require! Virden Cadets an unique youth experience a year... you just might end up loving the experience. Make it your youth group! Aer Acerpori.
7 Monday, October 5, 2009 D7 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Opportunities & Ministries at Moosomin Baptist Church Like what you see here? Box 57 Moosomin, SK S0G 3N0 (306) Children s Ministries Sunday Services Grace Café at 9:00 a.m. Everyone is invited to come downstairs in the Youth Room to pray. A simple breakfast and refreshments are served. The World-Spectator publishes its Get Involved feature twice a year in the spring and fall. Family Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Where people of all ages interact and learn Bible truths through singing, games and lessons. Vacation Bible School (VBS)(K-Gr.5) -Every summer children learn more about God in a fabulous new setting. Tweeners (Grade 5&6 Kids) Come out and enjoy some fun events with kids your own age! Events are planned for most Fridays and are announced in Sunday s bulletin. Monthly calendars are available. Please bring a toonie to every event to help cover any costs. Events run from 7 9:30, or 10 pm at the lastest if there is some travelling involved. Children s Church (2yrs and over) For children to learn about God with stories, songs, play and snacks with lots of love during the Sunday morning worship service. To put your group s name on the list for our spring or fall 2010 issue, just give us a call at Kidz Club (K-Gr. 5) September to March on Wednesday evenings from 6:45 pm - 8pm Children meet together to enjoy songs, games, crafts, snack and Bible dramas. Sunday Worship Service 11 a.m. Instrumentalists and vocalists lead us in a variety of music styles; blending hymns and choruses as they seek to lead us in worship and praise to God. Pastor Mel Konkel seeks to take the original message of the Bible and relate it to current everyday life. Youth Ministries (Grades 7-12) Kitchen Ministry -There are many opportunities to serve our community such as special services, community fundraisers, charity events as well as many fellowship events. Ladies Secret Prayer Pals -Call the church ofﬁce to ﬁnd out how you can become involved in this prayer ministry. Encourage and be encouraged through prayer and friendship. Library (Books & Videos) -Come and check out our enriching and family-friendly books and videos that are loaned to everyone interested! Weekly Bible Studies Wednesdays 7-Ups (Gr. 7&8) 6:45-8:15 p.m. HiLife (Gr. 9-12) 8:30-10 p.m. Friday Night Live (Grade 7 to 12) 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Home Groups -Provides opportunities to meet in private homes for Bible Study, Prayer, Friendships and Ministry. Events range from sports to outings to group games and youth worship band. Highlights of the year include special Kick-Off in the fall, Youth Retreats, Camp outs, Mission Trips and fundraisers for speciﬁc world relief ministries as well as the local food bank. Various Opportunities We seek to work together with the Moosomin and District Association of Churches and others to help meet needs in our community. Events have included Samaritan s Purse, Ride for Refugees, Bethlehem Live, Rodeo Concession, and others... PLEASE JOIN US! For those desiring prayer, a listening ear, comfort, help & support for any problems you may be facing, please call Pastor Mel. Prayer is also available through a conﬁdential prayer chain, before and after the Sunday services, as well as Tuesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. in Pastor Mel s ofﬁce. Gifts Home Décor Custom Framing Art and Craft Supply Your winter place for creativity... classes for beginners to advanced. Crafty Kids One or two classes each month geared just for kids Bring your own paper-crafting project to work on and use our tools to get it done. PMS (Paper, Memories & Scrapbooking) Nights Paint Club Bring your own art project to work on and get that extra help. Scrapbooking Speed Scrappin Explosion Box Word Album Beginner Class Memory Clock 3-D Countdown Calendar Tile Coasters Stepping Stone Silhouette Abstract Painting for Kids Shirley s Sewing Room 2VJMUJOH $MBTTFT 5SBEJUJPOBM "QQMJRVF 8FBSBCMFT 5BCMF 3VOOFST 5SFF4LJSU 8BMMIBOHJOHT $M BTTF BWBJM BC T MF #FHJOO GPS FS U "EWBOD P FE 8F IBWF UIF LOPXMFEHF TVQQMJFT UP NBLF ZPVS RVJMUJOH FYQFSJFODF GVO BOE FOKPZBCMF just to name a few! Acrylic Decorative Painting Available at Large Abstract with Paint & Paste Paper Abstract Pastels with Buttermilk Scratch Art Pencil Sketching Oil Rouging Drawing with Soft Pastels And More! Come on down and Get Involved! See what we have coming up! 506 Main Street, Moosomi Ph. (306) These are just a few samples of quilts that can be made in class. Others offered as well. 506 Main Street, Moosomin Ph. (306)
8 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 Monday, October 5, 2009 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. D8 D9 Recruitment Drive Before we get to far along we want to make something very clear to prospective new Fraternal Members... if you are not prepared to socialize... if you are not prepared to have tear falling fun... If you are not prepared to take a jab... and of course give a jab... if you are not prepared to play a role in making our community a better place to live... and most importantly... if you are not prepared to do your part in bugging the Bull Moose well then this is not the Service Club for you!! If you are good with all that then A FRATERNAL MEMBERSHIP AWAITS YOU!! Coming up on Saturday, October 17th: 3:30 p.m. Football Game Riders and Stamps, 6:30 BBQ Moosomin Curling Rink 7:30 p.m. Quick Moose Meeting 8 p.m. Oil Barons Hockey Draft (optional) 10 p.m. One final piece of Business!! ALSO: ALL THOSE THAT TOOK PART IN THE GWR BALL GAME ARE URGED TO ATTEND!! Keep In Mind: Everyone is welcome... There are no fraternal fees involved in joining the Moose. There is no cost to enjoy the BBQ. Feel free to take in the evening... you will not be committed to join. Members of other service clubs welcome!! For info call ONLY 6 TABLES LEFT TILL WE ARE SOLD OUT Moosomin Moose The 4 Time Guinness World Record Breaking Service Club!! Happy 10th Birthday December 19th, 2009 Serving The Community For Two Centuries!! Our Story The Moosomin Moose Fraternity, truth be told, was born in December of 1999 in Dressing room number 4 at the Moosomin Communiplex. Late one night following a Rec Hockey game the Players of the Moosomin Moose Hockey Team sat around the Dressing Room discussing what was a major issue in the Community... fundraising for a New Health Facility in Moosomin. Players felt that they should chip in and do something to help out. A short time later someone blurted out... Why don t we break the World Record for the Longest Hockey Game... and raise money while doing it. Ten years later the Moosomin Moose have become not only a household Service Club in Moosomin but are recognized throughout Saskatchewan for their Cutting Edge fundraising efforts. The Club has raised over one million Dollars for the Hospital Cause... over $100,000 for Guinness Field... and over another $100,000 for countless other Community Projects. The Club has been honored with awards from various Provincial and National groups including the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association, Tourism Saskatchewan, Zone 1 Sports Council, Provincial Government, Star FM Radio, GX94 Radio, CJME Talk Radio and Talk Radio Toronto who dubbed Moosomin, in response to one of the GWR Hockey Games, the Fundraising capital of Canada. The Moose are Two time Moosomin Chamber of Commerce Presidents Award Winners, three time inductees into the Communiplex Wall of Fame, 2003 Regina Grey Cup Committee Community Spirit Award Winner, and nominated for 2 awards at the 2009 Softball Saskatchewan Annual General Meeting in October. They say Home is where the Heart is and for the Moose truer words can not be spoken. The Fraternity is 100% local as they answer to and serve no National or International Fraternity. Truth is years back the Internationally Acclaimed Moose Lodge came calling with an open invitation for the local Moose... the Fraternity respectfully declined... What that means locally is no money leaves Moosomin for a National Body. 100% of all fundraising dollars raised by the Moose Fraternity go directly back into our Community. This December will be the 10-year birthday for the Moose and in that time our fundraising efforts are approaching 1.5 Million dollars and all 1.5 Million can be found invested back in various infrastructure and programs throughout the Community. Our Mission is simple... To help make Moosomin the best place to live that we can. Our Goal is even simpler... To have a ton of fun while accomplishing our Mission!! In response to our upcoming Birthday we are now looking for new members to come on board and join our Fraternity as we look to the future with countless community projects endless fundraising ideas and an absolute boatload of fun mixed in. Here is a list of what is in store for you should you choose to join: Work Parties: Renovations to Moose Lodge (Upstairs at the Curling Club) Socials: October 17 Recruitment Drive Monthly Meetings (1 per month)... Water Buffalo Style!! June Fraternal Golf/Fishing Trip (1 Weekend!!) Fundraisers: November 6th Metro Xmas Party 2009 Provincial Ball Tournaments Yearly Bartending Duties 2010 Mini British Open Celebrity Golf Tournament Many more idea to be discussed at the Moose Meeting Moose Lodge The Moosomin Moose Fraternity are most excited to enter into an agreement with the Moosomin Curling Club to move their Moose Lodge to the Upstairs at the Club. The Moose will be involved in completely renovating the upstairs into what will make an awesome Lodge/Meeting room for years to come. Club members will meet once a month to discuss upcoming plans for the Fraternity and then... in Water Buffalo Fashion... blow off some steam and have some fun. This will be the one meeting a month you will not want to miss!! 2009 Moosomin Moose Fraternity Community Projects and Donations $100,000 spent on the Guinness Field Project. $500 Donation to Junior Jets Fastball Club to go to Western Canadians. $2,000 to purchase a defibrillator for the Moosomin Communiplex. $2,000 donation to the Moosomin Minor Hockey Association Total $104,500 In Community Donations and Projects 2009 Moosomin Moose Projects 2009 Mini British Open Celebrity Golf Tournament Project Raised $17,000 Thank you to our tournament major sponsors Moosomin World-Spectator TransCanada PipeLines Ltd Town of Moosomin R.P. Austin (Kurt Olafson) Adam s Pharmacy Ltd. Dr. P. Biglow Lecomte Southeast Vet Services Ltd. Osman & Company Les Small Motors Backlin s Ambulance Service Wayne s Rental Centre Celebration Ford Sales Ltd. Glasser s T.V. Service Ltd. Nixon Electrical Service Ltd. Dano Holdings Inc. PotashCorp - Rocanville Meyers Norris Penny Moosomin Moose Greenline Equipment Rotave Sanitation Moosomin Family Practice Centre LH Bradley and Son Peter McMullen Lee s Carpet Warehouse Co-op Lockerbie & Hole Elks Club Boomerang z Miller Equipment 2009 Guinness World Record Ball Game 100 Hours 15 Minutes Project Raised $22,000 We want to thank all the Sponsors of our GWR Ball Game. Please note we literally had 100 s of donations over the weekend... too many to name is this space. HOWEVER we are in the process or developing an appreciation plaque in which all those who donated will be named Softball Saskatchewan Provincial Tournaments Pee Wee Boys - Moosomin Silver Medal Winners Squirt Boys - Provincial Champions Project Raised $1,000 Various Bartending Jobs raised $2,000
9 D10 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 Museum welcomes board members, volunteers If you are interested in preserving the history of Moosomin and area, the Moosomin and District Museum Committee welcomes you. Whether you want to be a committee member, or just want to help out from time to time, the museum committee is looking for new faces and new ideas to help with continuous work on the Moosomin and District Museum, which opened its doors four years ago. The Moosomin and District Museum Committee was formed around the year 2000 with the plans of one day opening a museum in the area that could accurately preserve some of this area s Prairie history. S i n c e t h a t t i m e, a building has been built to house displays, two old Prairie churches have More than a hundred people every week make use of the Grin and Wear It Thrift Store located at 617 Main Street in Moosomin. Serving the community for a number of years now, the thrift store provides a low cost alternative for those needing clothing, household items, or other small miscellaneous items for day-to-day use. There are a lot of people who can t afford to go to the store and pay $50 for a pair of jeans, says Sandy Delaurier who manages the store. Delaurier says that most of the store s customers are low income earners. However, she says it is used by many other people in the community as well, such as men looking for low-cost work clothing. She points out that the store is a great place to find all kinds of things, including small household appliances, books, and children s clothing. been moved onto the grounds, located on the west side of Moosomin, and numerous displays have been set up inside the museum. The museum has managed to collect some valuable historical pieces from the Moosomin area. One, a Moosomin-built Fudge snowplane, is always on display, as is a 1918 McLachlan sedan that was donated to the museum. In , the museum rebuilt a 1938 John Deere Model D to its original condition. The tractor was donated by Bernie Schwanke from Moosomin who farmed with it in the Wapella district. Hundreds of hours by various volunteers made this a treasured piece of historical agriculture machinery for the museum. In September of 2009, the museum started construction of a 80-foot by 24-foot machinery shed to preserve these restored pieces of equipment. Other plans include All of the items sold in the store are donated. Drop boxes for the store can be found by the Kin-Ability Centre, or items can be brought into the store when it s open. The store depends on volunteer labor to keep running, and Delaurier says that more volunteers could be used right now to help with things like sorting and hanging clothing, and attending to customers. Money raised from the store goes back into the store, and any excess is used at the Moosomin Kin-Ability Centre. The store is also the location of the Moosomin Food Bank, and food bank items can be dropped at the store. The store is open Tuesdays to Fridays from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. each week. Delaurier says anyone wanting to volunteer or find out more about the thrift store can give herself or Linda Cowan a call at building a picnic area in one corner of the museum grounds and moving an old country house onto the grounds. The committee also plans to have various displays around the grounds, such as an area where some of the Prairies native plants and crops can grow each summer an educational opportunity for tourists passing by on the Trans-Canada Highway and wondering about the fields they are seeing around them. Inside the museum building, construction of new displays is also needed, as the museum continues to grow and improve. President Dennis Barry says that the museum committee would be happy to have anyone join them in their work or on their committee, especially if there are new ideas to be shared. The advantage of joining the committee is that you can have a part in preserving the Moosomin and area history, and you can help build something around that, he says. However, Barry says that the museum committee is not only looking for new members, but volunteers to help with some of the work from time to time. Anyone who can swing a hammer, or who likes to tinker with old machinery is welcome to join committee members as they continue to work on the museum building, grounds and displays. There s no firm commitment, says Barry. Any help is welcome. He says the committee is still in need of people who would like to help out in any way. Mowing grass, painting, repairs to items, or just working at the musuem the days we are open all would be a great asset to this organization. The committee would also like to welcome anyone to come out to a meeting or take a position on the board. This allows us to come up with new and refresehd ideas, says Barry. Anyone interested in learning more about the museum is welcome to sit in on any of the monthly committee meetings, or they can contact a committee member. Moosomin Thrift Store provides a low cost alternative Moosomin & District Museum Moosomin & District Food Bank & Thrift Store 617 Main St The old threshing machine that greets people at the entrance of the Moosomin and District Museum. We welcome you! Are you interested in history? Do you like to work with old machinery? Do you have ideas to share? If you would like to become a board member or simply help out from time to time, give us a call! We presently have board openings for: Treasurer Vice-Chair Chair We also are looking for volunteers to help with work around the museum grounds & in the buildings. offering an affordable alternative to Moosomin & surrounding area. We are looking for volunteers to help us sort, hang, and clean clothes and help tend to the store. If you d like to pitch in call Sandy or Linda at Food Bank donations accepted at this location. Hours: Tues. - Fri. 10 am - 5 pm To find out more call: Dennis Barry Garney Fawcett Don MacLeod Ted Beckett Alex Burke
10 Monday, October 5, 2009 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. D11 Gateway Parish: Serving the Lord in Community The Anglican Parish of Saskatchewan Gateway is part of the Anglican Church of Canada and the Diocese of Qu Appelle, and has four church buildings, St. Alban s Moosomin, St. Thomas, Rocanville, St Mark s, Fleming and St. Peter s Spring Creek. But a church is much more than a building it is first and foremost the collection of people who belong to the church, united in their faith in Christ, and we invite you to join us as we journey and explore our faith together. Worship takes place each week in our church buildings (usually at 11 a.m.) with the exception of Spring Creek, where services are held about once a month, on a Sunday afternoon. (Please see the church listing in the World- Spectator for details). During our Sunday morning worship we also have Sunday Schools taking place in each church. The largest of these is at St. Alban s Moosomin, where over 30 children meet in a large dedicated Sunday School room in the basement under the Parish Hall. Here they study a carefully prepared curriculum that includes looking at Bible stories and enjoying activities to help them grow and learn in the Christian faith. For adults looking to explore the Christian faith for the first time, Get involved with SASKATCHEWAN GATEWAY PARISH Regular Weekly Services At St. Alban s Moosomin 11:00 a.m. each Sunday Morning For St. Thomas Rocanville, St. Marks Fleming, & St. Peter Spring Creek contact the clergy, see the weekly bulletin, visit the parish website or look in The World Spectator. EVENTS THIS FALL For younger Teenagers Pancakes & Bible Study 9:30 a.m. St. Alban s Mooomin on the following Sundays, November 8th, December 6th Takes place on the evenings of Friday November 27th, and Saturday November 28th. All sessions 7:00 p.m. at St. Alban s Moosomin Your money and your life (Oct 7th), Learning to love (Oct 14th) Sharing the faith St. Alban s Moosomin 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday October 24th. at St. Albans Parish Hall, Date TBA at Rocanville Parish Hall, 5th December 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 20th December at Rocanville Diocesan Synod 30th October to 1st November in Regina Celebration Eucharist 11:00 a.m. at Luther High School in Regina for the whole diocese. 11th October 2:30 p.m., Holy Communion 6th December 5:00 p.m. followed by Pot Luck Meal 29th November at 7:00 p.m. Followed by Refreshments Phone: Cell: Phone: Saskatchewan Gateway Parish Anglican Church of Canada or to grow in their understanding of scripture, we are currently running Emmaus a course in basic Christian discipleship. This is something we will be looking to do again in the near future. Pastoral care and leadership within the parish is provided by the clergy, although many lay people are also involved in an informal way. The Incumbent is the Rev d Michael Last, who is based in Moosomin and can very often be found Tuesday to Friday in the office at St Alban s Moosomin, between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. If you would like to speak to him at some other time or arrange for him to visit you at home please call the parish office on Rev d Michael is assisted at Rocanville by the Rev d Delta Kelly and she can be contacted at The parish is not looking simply to stand still: it is thinking and praying about future developments and opportunities, ways to encourage new people to be part of our worshipping community. To this end the parish vestry, along with members of the churches, is developing a Mission Action Plan. Details of the plan when it is complete and other details of parish life and actives can be found on the parish website We have three Sunday Schools to serve you All are welcome St. Alban s Church Moosomin Sundays at 11 Contact Marie Everett Sherri Meredith Give your children the gift of faith St. Mark s Church Fleming Sundays at 11 Contact Tina Durbin Saskatchewan Gateway Parish Anglican Church of Canada St. Thomas Church Rocanville Sundays at 10:45 (except first Sunday) Contact Rev. Delta Kelly
11 D12 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 WHAT IS PALLIATIVE CARE? Palliative Care is the active total care offered to a person with a progressive illness. It recognizes the disease is no longer curable, affirms life and regards dying as a natural process. People suffering from a life threatening disease do require special care and support, especially during the final stages. The care may be provided entirely by How palliative care can help family and friends or, most often, partially by the health care team. The aim concentrates on maintaining comfort and improving the quality of life by providing support: physical, emotional, social and spiritual. It does not hasten nor postpone death. In addition, it offers a support system to help cope through the illness and bereavement. Last days not lost days. Children and caregivers make a treat together at the Moosomin Family Resource Centre. Families find a place just for them at MFRC The Moosomin Family Resource Centre is a registered non-profit, charitable organization that supports and enhances the health and well being of families and children in Moosomin and surrounding communities. All programming is free of charge. Located at 804 Gordon Street, the MFRC offers lots of space for children to come and play. We are open Monday through Thursday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. for Drop-in Playtime. Parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive time with their child enjoying story time, music circle, arts and crafts or simply having fun on the many play structure and toys we have available. Every Wednesday we offer a nutrition day which follows the Canada Food Guide and teaches children about nutrition and making nutritious food choices. Every first and third Tuesday of the month from 1:30 to 3 p.m. is Time for Baby. This is a playgroup for infants from as young as newborn to 18 months to come and make new friends, do something fun and creative while mothers can get together to find parenting support, share life s experiences and discover new interests and inspirations. Each session features a topic along with door prizes and fun gifts! We also offer a range of quality programs including Alphabet Soup, Kids Can Cook, Every Child Ready to Read, Summer Reading Programs as well as other activities and workshops designed to strengthen families. If you have any questions or want to be on our list of upcoming events at the MFRC contact Jenelyn at or by at Moosomin Family Resource Centre 804 Gordon Street Moosomin, SK (306) Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A place where parents and caregivers can come to meet other famillies and take part in a variety of activities for themselves and their families. Crafts Games Stories Healthy Snacks Programming for toddlers & Pre-school-aged children Time for Baby Babysitting Courses & First Aid Classes Summer Reading Program WHY CHOOSE PALLIATIVE CARE? Palliative Care gives the family and client control over decisions made about the care provided regardless of the disease and its medical prognosis. Decisions are made by the client and family in collaboration with the caregivers and service providers, respecting the level of participation desired by the client and family. HOW AND WHERE CAN PALLIATIVE CARE BE IMPLEMENTED? Referrals for Palliative Care may come from anyone: an interested community member, family, doctor, home care staff, hospital or nursing home staff. An assessment is done by the coordinator to see if certain criteria is met. Palliative Care strives to provide the same services whether at home, in the hospital or nursing home. COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUPS: 1. The Moosomin and Community Palliative Care Committee: actively fundraises to provide funds for equipment, furnishings, comfort accessories, and education. Group members are volunteers in the non-profit organization. 2. Holistic Organization for Palliative Excellence (HOPE): comprised of medical professionals who volunteer and are committed to the development of a comprehensive palliative care program in the area. They identify the needs for service, education and equipment. DID YOU KNOW? You can qualify for compassionate care benefits through contribution to employment insurance. For more information: Click on: 1. Service Canada 2. Employment Insurance 3. Types of Benefits 4. Employment Insurance Compassionate Care Benefits DONATIONS: The Committee have two big fundraisers each year to promote awareness for regarding the need for education about Palliative Care and the other to purchase special equipment that could not be afforded from existing budgets. The fundraising events each year are: the Sparkle of Life Campaign in the Christmas season and recognizing Palliative Care Week in May each year. We have donated $25,000 this spring to the Southeast Integrated Care Centre for furnishings for the new Palliative Care room and Chemo room. We have recently purchased two new beds for the Home Care to use in the community as there is an increasing demand for services. Through the generosity of the surrounding communities and memorable donations we have been able to make the last stage of a patient s life as comfortable as possible. Donations and as well as in memory of loved ones can be made payable to: Moosomin Palliative Care and mailed to: C/O PO Bag Service #1, Moosomin, Sask. S0G 3N0. MOOSOMIN & COMMUNITY PALLIATIVE CARE COMMITTEE Serving Moosomin and Community since 1993 and we are proud of what we have accomplished. We have raised awareness regarding the need for and education about palliative care as well as fundraising to purchase special equipment that could not be afforded from existing budgets. If anyone is interested in becoming a member of our volunteer non-profi t organization Contact: Deb Heathcote, Volunteer Member (306) Jan Gustafson, Chairperson (306) Suzanne Wilton Volunteer Member (306)
12 Monday, October 5, 2009 D13 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Tri Valley Trails 11 years of providing safe riding stone. The trail system also joins up with SnoMan trails (Manitoba system) at St. Lazare, Manitoba. The TVT trails are designated SSA trails therefore trail users are required to register their snowmobile. Failure to comply could result in fines. Questions most asked by riders: WHAT REQUIREMENTS DO I Tri Valley Trails (TVT) is a local snowmobile club providing safe, groomed trails for riders. The club is also affiliated with Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association (SSA). Since TVT formed 11 years ago it has maintained several miles of trail systems which connect three valleys: Qu Appelle, Assiniboine, and the Pipe- NEED TO RIDE THE TRAILS? Simply just a registered snowmobile. This gives the rider access to all SSA trails in Saskatchewan (10,000 kms) and the SnoMan Trails in Manitoba. Note: Snowmobile operators born on or after Jan. 1, 1989 are now required to complete a Snowmobile Safety Training Course. Must be at least Arts Council welcomes new members The Moosomin and District Arts Council (MADAC) is a group of volunteers dedicated to keeping the arts alive and well in rural communities in the Moosomin area. After years of hosting different arts-related events in the area, MADAC is looking for new members who are interested in joining the group and sharing new ideas. Presently, MADAC brings three to four top notch performers to the Moosomin Community Theatre each year with its Stars for Saskatchewan series. MADAC members attend a performing arts showcase in Saskatchewan each year to choose from many different performers who are interested in touring the rural areas in Saskatchewan. In the past, MADAC has also hosted events such as a local talent show, and an adjudicated visual arts show. Event such as these always prove to be popular with both the local artists and the people attending the shows. Various visual arts show have also toured through Moosomin over the years, and MADAC has also had a hand in bringing in a number of children s entertainers. MADAC holds monthly meetings from September to June. Presently located in a growing area of the province, MADAC is happy to welcome new members who have new ideas and are interested in continuing to enhance the presence and 12 years old to enroll. TVT will be hosting a Snowmobile Safety Course later this year. Watch for further details or contact a director. DOES TRI VALLEY TRAILS RECEIVE FUNDING FROM SSA? Yes. This amount is based on the total number of kms the club groomed and the number of riders who registered their snowmobile. DO I NEED TO PURCHASE A TRI VALLEY MEMBERSHIP? No. You are not required by law to obtain a membership. However; Tri Valley Trails cannot groom, upgrade, and maintain equipment with the funds solely from SSA. HOW MUCH DOES A TVT MEMBERSHIP COST? Only $50 for single or family. This price has not varied much over the years with 100 per cent of the funds staying with TVT. WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF BECOMING A TVT MEMBER? You are helping your local club provide safe trails for you to enjoy. Signage is expensive; grooming involves both fuel and repair costs. The club also has insurance expenses which includes insuring the warm-up shacks. These shacks are available to everyone. Local support also allows the club to update and purchase additional equipment required to maintain the trail system. influence of art in rural Saskatchewan. If you want to be a part of this organization, please feel free to give us a call. Contact Vi Kerslake at or Kara Kinna at or The Tri Valley Trails groomer. The club upgraded to this unit last season. Attention All Sledders As the club starts into another season Tri Valley Trails would like to thank local riders for their past patronage and hope you will continue this year. Also, welcome any new sled enthusiasts into our area and encourage your support. TVT memberships are available from any member of the Board of Directors. If you are interested in becoming involved with Tri Valley (there is always room on the Board), contact the following: Canadian Country singer Patricia Conroy performing in Moosomin after being booked for a show by the Moosomin and District Arts Council. ICT R T S I & D IL N I M O MOOSARTS COUNC ME CO arts L E W S R he MEMBE eping t NEWou interested in kseaskatchewan? l Are y l in rura l e w d n alive a ll! ers and a c a s u Give ing new memb lcom eas. new id we We are Contact: Vi Kerslake at or Kara Kinna at or 3669 Gordon Bowey: President Cameron Hutchinson: Treasurer Sandra Logan: Secretary Board of Directors Stan Langley s Joe Mitchell s Gary Williamson s Gary Griffin s Wayne Logan s Wayne Beckett s Roger Smith s Dean Daku
13 D14 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 Music Festival to enter its 80th year Volunteers are an important part of every organization and the Music Festival is no exception. Although volunteers are needed most when the festival is held, they are also important throughout the year. In 2010 the Moosomin & District Music Festival will celebrate their 80th year with the Sask. Music Festival Association. We are proud to have sent numerous students on to Provincial Competition. Some of these have included: Darcy Rambold, Alysha Klippenstein, and Tracey Blackwell Bowes in band, Kim Spears, Gina Fraser and Sarah and Jinny Adair for Vocal, and Melanie Paul Driedger, Mary Hill Wiebe, Erica Tanner Ewart, Barry Rambold, Sandra Poole, Maya Poelzer, Lois Park for piano. Several students have continued their studies and either play professionally or teach music privately or in schools: Linda Lonseth, Brandon Szafron, Karen Abrahamson, Kim Pollock Flannery, Miranda Davidson Field, Melissa Green and Lyndi Blakley, to name a few. We are proud of the accomplishments of all the students. WHAT CAN MUSIC FESTIVAL DO FOR YOUR CHILD? Music festival will give your child a chance to perform before their peers pieces they have been working on or poetry or songs they enjoy hearing. For the serious music student, it will give him/her an opportunity to prepare pieces for exams and a possible career as a music teacher. Students will be better prepared to play for such things as church, Sunday school, or their own enjoyment. Entering the vocal or speech arts section will help students be more relaxed when either performing before an audience or for public speaking. WHAT DOES THE MUSIC FESTIVAL DO FOR YOUR COMMUNITY? The Carol Festival is a time to prepare our hearts for the Christmas Season. Funds raised through the Carol Festival are each year given to worthy community causes. The past few years have seen donations made to the Health Care Facility ($ ) and the Food Bank ($3,788.00). Students are always encouraged to perform at the local Nursing Homes or events needing entertainment. If you are interested in being part of our organization, please contact: Darren Green (president), Alice Abrahamson (secretary), or Melissa Green (treasurer). We appreciate the work of all our volunteers of the past and look forward to welcoming new members any time. Music Festival meetings are held only three times a year September, January, and May. Sharing the talent of our youth throughout our communities Moosomin Community Carol Festival December 6 Moosomin Baptist Church 2010 Festival Dates March 8-12 Piano March Vocal & Speech Arts March 18 Instrumental Performance Day March 20 Adjudicators Showcase Everyone Welcome Contacts: Darren Green Alice Abrahamson The Moosomin and District Music Festival has been honoring musical excellence for almost 80 years now. Above and at left are photos of young people registering and playing piano in the 1969 music festival. At right is a photo of Alysha Klippenstein in the 2009 music festival. MOOSOMIN BOWLING CENTER Ask us about our GLO BOWLING! Perfect for Parties! YOUR BOWLING CENTRES HAVE LEAGUES FOR ALL AGES STARTING IN THE FALL ONLY $2.75 PER GAME!! For more information call Moosomin Bowling Centre at or Lee Moffatt at
14 Monday, October 5, 2009 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. D15 Legion welcomes the young and old The Royal Canadian Legion Moosomin Branch is dedicated to helping veterans and our community all year round. Various events and weekly activities are held over the course of the year. Some of the events that the Moosomin Legion hosts includes a fowl supper on Oct. 24, a new year s party, a grey cup party, and a Remembrance Day service and banquet with entertainment. This year, Ed James will be performing his one man play about the war years at the banquet. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Legion. A weekly wing night, dart league, cribbage night and beef on a bun are also held at the Legion. The Legion hall is available for rental, and offers catering and bar service. The Remembrance Day march from the Legion to the Cenotaph. The Legion is presently working on creating memory stones for veterans to be placed along the walkway of the cenotaph in Moosomin. The stones can be purchased by family or friends for a cost of $100 a stone. Each stone will include a picture of a poppy, the name of the veteran, where the veteran is from, and who the stone was donated by. The Legion is a place for young and old to come together, and new members are encouraged and welcome! These photos show some of the events organized by the Moosomin Hospital Auxiliary. Above: Making tray favors. Below: A birthday at the nursing home. Top right: Bingo at the nursing home. Right: Celebrating Canada Health Day with free cake. ROYAL CANADIAN 712 Main Street Moosomin, SK Open 9:30 am Your legion is dedicated to helping our veterans and our community. We have a public hall for rental & offer catering & bar service Fall lineup of lounge activities: TUES. EVENING- Homecooked meals & dart league WED. - dart league THURS. - wing night FRI. EVENING - beef on a bun and meat draw SAT. AFTERNOON - cribbage and meat draw Fowl Supper - Oct. 24 Grey Cup Party WATCH FOR UPCOMING EVENTS! New Year s Party Remembrance Day service/banquet/entertainment Call MAUREEN at or for futher information Your Legion - A place for young and old to come together. New members are encouraged and welcome.
15 D16 The World-Spectator - Moosomin, Sask. Monday, October 5, 2009 BETHLEHEM LIVE A CHRISTMAS EVENT FOR THE WHOLE COMMUNITY NOVEMBER 27 AND 28, 2009 In and around St. Alban s Anglican Church & Hall Bethlehem Live will be an outdoor, interactive drama telling the story of the first Christmas in Bethlehem as accurately and authentically as possible. Bethlehem Live will be family-centered event that will reflect on the true meaning of the season There is no cost to attend Bethlehem Live but any support will be appreciated WE WANT YOU! The following actors/families are needed for both speaking and non-speaking roles if you ever wanted to be a bandit here is your chance or a shepherd with sheep! Centurions Guides Soldiers (willing to ride or lead a horse) Families Prophet/ess Bandits Shepherds Beggars Merchants and Townspeople for the Marketplace family groups Tax Collector Inn Keeper The nativity: Mary, Joseph, Baby CALL RICK BECKETT OR SHERRI MEREDITH TO VOLUNTEER CONTACT BERNIE NOSTERUD AT TO VOLUNTEER TO SERVE OR DONATE FOOD CONTACT LORI SHEPHERD AT