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December 22, 2015 edition of the Rimbey Review


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    Serving the communities of Rimbey, Bentley, Bluffton, and Hoadley

    Tuesday, December 22, 2015 Volume 17 Number 52 www.rimbeyreview.com

    Serving the communities of Rimbey,Bentley, Bluffton, and Hoadley

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    Three-year-old Calder Dick was dwarfed by the Santa backdrop created this year by Greg Carson. Santa was visiting Bentley at a Santa breakfast held in his honour on Dec. 12.

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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 Winfield. 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 fines. Will be given to Bentley Blessing Pantry.West Pine Lodge In Winfield- Chicken Supper Oct 19 @ 5:00pm. For more info call Wendy @ 780-682-3960Winfield Playground Fundraiser- Supper & Silent Auction, Oct 19 @ 4:30,Winfield 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:Rimbey Legion, 2nd Friday of each month, @ 7 pm.

    MEETINGS:Food 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 - Regular meetings the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Bentley Legion Hall (old Oxford School). New members welcome.Rimbey Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meeting 2nd Tuesday every month, 1pm Hospital Conference Rm.Rimbey Fish and Game 1st Wednesday of each month - 7 pm at Canalta Hotel meeting room.Rimbey 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.comAlcoholics Anonymous Wednesdays- 8:30 pm at the Rimbey Anglican Church. 403-843-3662 info.Rimbey Ag Society 3rd Wednesday each month- 7:00 pm at the Agriplex.Blufft on & District Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Wednesday. Blufft on Hall 7 pm.Rimbey Royal Cdn. Legion meeting 1st Th ursday of each month, 7:30 pm Rimbey Legion, 5019 50th St.Family Counseling, call 1-403-347-8844 & say you would like to be seen in Rimbey.Bentley Ag Society Annual General Meeting - Jan. 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ag Centre hall. Call Stephanie at 403-748-4040 for info. Public welcome.

    ACTIVITIES:Regular Jammers Dances @ Rimbey Drop In Centre, every Tuesday nights @ 7pm.Forshee Hall Community Potlucks, Th ird Sunday of Jan.,Feb., & Mar. @ 5:30 p.m.Bentley Municipal Library - closed December 23 at 5:30 p.m. Reopens January 5 at 10 a.m.Christmas Eve Candles & Carols of Hope Service Dec. 24 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Bentley Community Church. Open to everyone.Nowhere for Christmas Dinner? Rimbey Drop In Centre Dec. 25 @ 2 p.m. Donations welcome, no cost. Gayle 403 843 6864Bentley School Aft er Christmas Christmas concert - Two performances on January 7 at 1:10 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the elementary school. Replaces the cancelled Christmas Concert. Community invited.

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    Gypsy and Yogi, not too happy to be posing for Christmas pictures.Submitted by Rhonda Pisanello and Derrick Payne


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    It was a busy weekend for the Agrim Centre in Rimbey.

    On Dec. 11, the centre was fi lled with youngsters from the Rimbey area who were given an opportunity to learn fi rst hand about farm safety when they

    attended the Ag for Life Rural and Farm Safety Day.

    During the day the stu-dents were treated to hands on presentations which helped farm safety become a very real and tangible.

    Working in tandem with

    Alberta based Ag for Life organization, the rural and farm safety day offered an interactive line-up of simulators, activities and demonstrations for stu-dents at eight stations. The youngsters had an oppor-tunity to learn more about

    Rimbey elementary students learn about ATV safety during a Farm Safety Day held at the Rimbey Agrim Centre recently. Treena Mielke Photo

    large animal, ATV, water, powerline, grain and large equipment safety.

    Clown, Blayne Wendland was also on hand during the activities.

    Rimbey Ag Society Tim Edge is pleased the farm safety day came to frui-tion.

    Weve had this in the works for months, he said. We want to support families in agriuclture an show what this building can do for the commu-nity.

    On Dec. 12, the popu-lar Ultimate Cowboy event was held at the Ag