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DESCRIPTIONApril 14, 2015 edition of the Rimbey Review
Serving the communities of Rimbey,Bentley, Bluffton, Winfi eld,
Alder Flats and Buck Lake
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Volume 17 Number 16 Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Volume 17 Number 16 www.rimbeyreview.comwww.rimbeyreview.com
Recognizing volunteers: Laine Dahms, AHS coordinator for volunteer resources in Rimbey and Anita Goetz, activity coordinator at Parkland Manor were busy last week putting up signs throughout Rimbey recognizing volunteers. Volunteer week is April 12 to 18 and a volunteer celebration dinner was held in Rimbey, April 13.
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1st & 3rd Thursday, 6:00 p.m. Rimbey Lions Bingo at Ponoka Bingo Plaza.4th Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. Rimbey Curling Club Bingo at Ponoka Bingo PlazaThursdays, 7:30 p.m. West Pine Lodge Bingo in Winfi eld. 1st and 3rd Mondays 7:30 at Hoadley Hall Bingo doors open at 6:30 (non smoking)2nd Saturday, 6:00p.m. Rimbey Historical Society Bingo, Ponoka Bingo Plaza3rd Saturday, Rimbey Drop-In Bingo at Ponoka Bingo Plaza3rd Sunday, Rimbey Legion at Ponoka Bingo Plaza
TOPS ( Take off Pounds Sensibly) meets Wed evenings, Rimbey United Church basement. You are invited to an open house. Oct 17 @ 7pm Nancy 843-0067Bentley Minor Hockey Annual General Meeting- Oct 17 at 7pm at Drop-In Centre. Call 748-4838 or 748-2078 for info.Bentley Curling Club Annual Fall General Meeting- Oct 17 at 7:30pm at The Curling Club Lounge. New and Returning curlers invited.Blindman Valley 4_H Beef Club Parent Oragnizational Meeting- Oct 17 at 7:30 pm at Bentley Ag Centre. Call 748-2374 or 748-4739. New members welcome.Rimbey Elementary School Parent Council Meeting- RES room Oct 16 at 7:00pm2nd Tuesday each month 1 pm Rimbey Health Centre Rimbey Auxilary Hospital1st Thursday each month, 7:30 p.m. Regular Members Meeting, Rimbey Legion #36.2nd Thursday each month- Rimbey Ag Society 7:00pm at the agriplex 3rd Tuesday each month- Caregiver Support Group 10am at Rimbey Health Centre.
Bentley Library Society Dinner Theatre- Event to take place Oct 20, tickets now on sale. Call Arlene 748-4429Bentley Carpet Bowling- Wednesday mornings. Bentley Hall. 9:30 am. New Players invited. Call Harry or Georgina 748-3404 for more info. Food For Fines Week at the Bentley Municipal Library Oct 22-27. Donate dry foods in lieu of library fi nes. Will be given to Bentley Blessing Pantry.West Pine Lodge In Winfi eld- Chicken Supper Oct 19 @ 5:00pm. For more info call Wendy @ 780-682-3960Winfi eld Playground Fundraiser- Supper & Silent Auction, Oct 19 @ 4:30,Winfi eld Rec Centre. Skating,Crafts, Clown and more. Call 682-3788 for more infoFamily Halloween Dance and Silent Auction on Oct 27 from 5-9 pm at the Bentley Community Hall. Hosted by Bentley Nursery school. Call Tina 748-4407 for info.Rimbey Community Chorus- Starts practice for Christmas, Wednesday Oct 10 8:45pm at United Church. New singers welcome. Annette 843-3115Rimbey United Church is planning a Memorial Hymn sing Nov 4 at 2:00pm. For info call Alice 843-6732 or the church 843- 2458.
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BINGOS:Hoadley Hall Bingo,Hoadley Hall Bingo, 1st & 3rd Mondays. Starts @ 7:30 pmRimbey Legion, Rimbey Legion, 2nd Friday of each month, @ 7 pm.
MEETINGS:Food Addicts in Recovery AnonymousFood Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Mondays - 7 pm at the New Life Fellowship Church building. Call 403-843-4570 for more info.Royal Purple of Bentley #264 meetingsRoyal Purple of Bentley #264 meetings the second Monday of each month, in the old Oxford school @ 7 pm. Call Brenda 403-302-7244 for more info. Rimbey Sleigh, Wagon, & Saddle Club meetingsRimbey Sleigh, Wagon, & Saddle Club meetings the 1st Wed. each month. Truck Museum @ Pas-Ka-Poo Park. Call Denise (the president) at 403-704-4236 for info. Email: RimbeySWSClub@gmail.comRimbey Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meetingRimbey Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meeting 2nd Tuesday every month, 1pm Hospital Conference Rm.Rimbey Fish and Game 1st Wednesday of each monthRimbey Fish and Game 1st Wednesday of each month - 7 pm at Super 8 meeting room.Alcoholics Anonymous WednesdaysAlcoholics Anonymous Wednesdays- 8:30 pm at the Rimbey Anglican Church. 403-843-3662 info.Rimbey Ag Society 3rd Wednesday each month Rimbey Ag Society 3rd Wednesday each month - 7:00 pm at the Agriplex.Rimbey & District Horticultural GroupRimbey & District Horticultural Group, meet 3rd Wednesday of month. 10 am @ the Rimbey Drop In Centre. Call 403 843 2539 for info.Rimbey Royal Cdn. Legion meetingRimbey Royal Cdn. Legion meeting1st Th ursday of each month, 7:30 pm Rimbey Legion, 5019 50th St.Family CounselingFamily Counseling, call 1-403-347-8844 & say you would like to be seen in Rimbey. Bentley Contennial Core Committee meeting,Bentley Contennial Core Committee meeting, Apr. 20 @ 7 pm in the Bentley Drop In Centre.
ACTIVITIES:Regular Jammers DancesRegular Jammers Dances @ Rimbey Drop In Centre, every Tuesday nights @ 7 pm.Seniors Information & Referreal Services,Seniors Information & Referreal Services, Rimbey Drop In Centre. Computer room, Apr. 14 from 10 am noon.FREE Bentley Community Van ridesFREE Bentley Community Van rides - from Bentley both Red Deer shopping malls on Apr. 22. Call ahead @ 587-877-1002 (local call) to reserve a seat.Computer Drop-In HelpComputer Drop-In Help - Apr. 23 from 10am to noon at the Bentley townoffi ce basement. FREE help with your computer/tablet questions.Use the ABC side entry.Val Hilliker Comedy Ventriloquist, & GlenVal Hilliker Comedy Ventriloquist, & Glen Apr. 26 Rimbey United Church, 7pm
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Upside down pedestrian sign on main street Rimbey, after the Apr. 1 winds.Upside down pedestrian sign on main street Rimbey, after the Apr. 1 winds.Submitted by Michele Rosenthal
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 RIMBEY REVIEW 3
BY TREENA MIELKE
Pas Ka Poo Parks admin-istrator Cheryl Jones attributes the quick action of Rimbeys volunteer fire department with saving a church at the park from going up in flames last Tuesday.
Thank God for their quick response, she said. We are so lucky. It could have gone up so easily and then the rest of the buildings could have gone, too. It would have been a historical catastrophe.
Jones said she got a call about 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday from the RCMP as they need-ed a key to get to the church. The RCMP told her there had been a fire at the park and they needed to get inside the church to be certain there had been no damage.
I raced to the park with my heart in my throat, she said. I just panicked.
However, the firemen had already extinguished a fire in the hay bales beside the church by the time Jones ar-rived.
Luckily the ground was still frozen and the fire didnt spread.
She said it was difficult to determine how the fire started in the hay bales that night as it was dark. The next day, however, Jones and volunteer Eric Hornsey discovered the work of vandals in the park and they are certain the fire in the bales was not caused by an electrical malfunction.
Whether they did it de-liberately or accidentally, I dont know, she said. But there were people here mess-ing around. They had messed with the nativity scene and
Vandals active at
Pas Ka Poo Park
(the statue) of Mary was sit-ting in a truck (at the museum) and a wagon pulled out on the grass. The big polar bear is missing; it is nowhere to be found and an igloo is all smashed up.
Fire chief John Weisgerber said he suspects the fire was caused by vandals.