Valentine tea enjoyed by all

A good crowd attended the C.W.L.’s Valentine tea last Friday. Several games of “Playing Card” Bingo were played, with prizes handed out to the winners.
A big thank you to the C.W.L. for the entertainment and delicious lunch.
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The Stratton seniors’ monthly potluck is scheduled for tomorrow (Feb. 19) at noon, with entertainment by students in kindergarten and Grades 1-2 from S.C.A.P.
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The annual World Day of Prayer is coming up Friday, March 5 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of the Way Church in Pinewood.
In other news, a parish chicken supper goes there this Sunday (Feb. 22) at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students, with those 12 and under being free.
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The Bergland W.I. quilter’s workshop has been postponed until Feb. 28. This workshop will show “Crazy Nine Patch,” instructed by Marla from Ben Franklin in Baudette.
If interested, call Ruth Brett at 488-5360.
Meanwhile, the North Branch Pineridge Quilters are busy quilting Wednesdays at Thelma Hansen’s home.
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Our sympathy goes out to Dorothe Marr’s family. Another one of the old pioneer families in the Blackhawk area are gone and will be sadly missed.
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The Off Lake youth group is looking for boxing equipment donations. If you are able to help out, call Ruth at 487-2605.
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We were all happy to welcome Mary Lange to the C.W.L. Valentine party on Friday. Her daughter, Donna, picked her up at La Verendrye hospital in Fort Frances, where she is a patient under therapy and will continue for a time yet.
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Some accidental falls recently include Doug Neilson with a broken nose.
Then on Friday, Kari Upton had the misfortune to slip and fall on the ice at her home. On Saturday, she was taken to Fort Frances and found to have a broken ankle.
Don Bolen Sr. also had an accidental fall at his home and was sent to Winnipeg. He had been clearing snow off his roof at the time.
Best wishes for a quick recovery for all.
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Family and friends are invited to a come-and-go tea at the Stratton seniors’ centre in honour of Clark Nielson’s 80th birthday on March 7 from 1:30-4 p.m.
No gifts please—just the pleasure of your company.
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Dancing at the Brink Center in Baudette goes at 7 p.m. as usual. Music will be provided by the Frontiersmen.