All set for Canada Day
Schedules have been posted, venues have been prepared, bleachers have been moved to the main stage area, garbage cans and outhouses have been set up, and the Town of Elk Point is set to host its biggest Canada Day event ever, with everything from a parade to entertainment to a family dance and late night fireworks. Parking will be restricted in some areas, so arrive early and wear comfortable shoes:) Volunteers are still welcome.
FG Miller Jr/Sr High School’s graduation ceremony is this Friday, June 30, beginning at 2:30. Twenty-nine grads and their guests will participate in the ceremony in the school gym. Valedictorian is Christopher Boratynec. The event is not open to the general public, but watch LakelandConnect for photos.
Breast Cancer Screening Program
Women 50 and over should have received notification that the mammogram unit will be in Elk Point from July 5 – 8. It will be set up on the east side of the health centre (hospital) parking lot. Appointments can be made by phoning 1-800-667-0604.
Elk Point Emergency Services is hosting its 18th annual golf tournament on August 25, and is seeking donations of cash, silent auction items, gift certificates, or door prizes. As well, golfers are needed! The Town of Elk Point has already donated $500.
For more information, contact Kassandra at (780) 227-5205 or Mike at (780) 614-3909.
The annual Community Information Night (CIN) for residents to learn about services and organizations in the Elk Point area will be Tuesday, September 5 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Arts & Leisure Centre. The event is held for community members to learn more about educational, health, recreational, and service clubs. Participants are asked to book tables before August 12, by contacting FCSS at (780) 724 3800.
Audrey Rainey received an award at the June 26 Town of Elk Point board meeting for 10 years of custodial service. Jay Duffee, Superintendent of Public Works & Utilities, was recognized in May for 20 years with the town. Employees receive recognition every five years that they work with the Town.