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December 23, 2014 edition of the Rimbey Review

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  • FREE Consultation with Tyler

    403.843.1110403.843.1110

    Tyler Jordan DD(Honours)

    Main Street, Rimbey (beside The Bargain! Shop)

    Happy Holidays

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    Alder Flats and Buck Lake

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 Volume 16 Number 52 Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 Volume 16 Number 52 www.rimbeyreview.comwww.rimbeyreview.com

    Kodak Moment: Santa visited the Co-op mall last Saturday and youngsters had the opportunity to sit on his knee and whisper Christmas wishes in his ear. Some children were less than impressed with the experience and others were in awe of the legendary figure. APN Photo

  • MondayDecember 29

    -11C

    Light Snow

    90%

    NW 20 km/h

    -16C

    FridayDecember 26

    -11C

    Sun & Clouds

    20%

    N 10 km/h

    -16C

    ThursdayDecember 25

    -12C

    Mainly Cloudy

    30%

    NW 10 km/h

    -16C

    Weekly ForecastWeekly Forecast

    High

    Condition

    P.O.P.

    Wind

    Low

    WednesdayDecember 24

    -5C

    Sun & Clouds

    20%

    NW 15 km/h

    -12C

    SundayDecember 28

    -11C

    Scattered Flurries

    70%

    N 15 km/h

    -16C

    SaturdayDecember 27

    -11C

    Mainly Cloudy

    20%

    NW 15 km/h

    -17C

    information provided by

    843-2904 748-3235

    Glass Repair / Replacement Sealed Units / Vinyl Windows

    Mobile Glass Service

    4930 - 49th Ave, Rimbey

    TuesdayDecember 23

    -2C

    Few Flurries

    40%

    NW 20 km/h

    -8C

    BINGO

    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

    MEETINGS

    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.

    ACTIVITIES

    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.

    The Community CalendarProudly Presented by Rimbey Co-op

    and the Rimbey Review

    403-843-2258RIMBEY CO-OP

    Keeping Your Community in Touch!

    WINTER HOURS:

    GROCERIESGROCERIESMON - FRI: 9 AM - 7 PM

    SATURDAYS: 9 AM - 6 PMSUNDAY: 11AM - 5 PM HOLIDAYS: CLOSED

    HOME CENTREHOME CENTREMON - SAT: 8 AM - 6 PM

    SUNDAY & HOLIDAYS CLOSED

    GAS BARGAS BARMON-FRI: 7:30AM-7PMSATURDAY: 8AM-6PM

    SUNDAY & HOLIDAYS CLOSED

    STORE HOURSFOR CHRISTMAS

    Dec 24thAll Departments closed at 4 pm

    Dec 25th & 26thAll Departments CLOSED

    Dec 27th-30thOpen regular hours

    Dec 31stAll Departments CLOSED at 5pm

    Jan 1stAll Departments CLOSED

    Open regular hours Jan 2nd

    BINGOS:Hoadley Hall Bingo, 1st & 3rd Mondays. Starts @ 7:30 pmRimbey 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 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 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 meeting 2nd Tuesday every month,

    1pm Hospital Conference Rm.Rimbey Fish and Game 1st Wednesday of each month - 7 pm at Super 8

    meeting room.Alcoholics 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.

    Rimbey Royal Cdn. Legion meeting1st Thursday of each month, 7:30 pm

    Rimbey Legion, 5019 50th St.Family Counselling, call 1-403-347-8844 & say you would like to be seen in

    Rimbey. Bentley Ag Society Annual General Meeting - Jan. 8 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.The Bentley Library will close at 5:30 p.m. on December 23 & reopen at

    10 a.m. on January 6. Annual Christmas Eve Candles & Carols of Hope Service - Dec. 24

    from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Bentley Community Church. Everyone invited.

    Rimbey Blood Donor Clinic, Dec. 29. 3:30 pm 7:30 pm @ Rimbey Community Centre.

    PHOTO

    OF

    THE

    WEEK

    A colourful sky at sunrise, in the morning.A colourful sky at sunrise, in the morning.Submitted by Grace den Engelsen

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    Submit photos to be considered to: admin@rimbeyreview.com

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    BACK!Share your

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    Call Connie at

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    2 The Rimbey Review, Dec. 23, 2014 COMMUNITY

  • EARLY DEADLINES

    January 6 paper deadline is December 31 at Noon!

    December 30 paper deadline is December 22 at 5 PM!

    The Gull LakeThursday Night

    Golf League would like to thank their sponsorswould like to thank their sponsorsand wish them a Merry Christmasand wish them a Merry Christmas

    and Happy New Year!and Happy New Year!

    Kevin & Karen Frayn

    Russell & Myra Scarlett

    Sidestreet Liquor Store

    Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated!Your sponsorship is greatly appreciated!

    Oliebollen!

    Get your order in today! 4 Varieties to choose!Get your order in today! 4 Varieties to choose!

    Dutch Christmas Supplies are in:Chocolate Letters, Delft Blue Gifts,

    Kruid Noten and Much More.If you enjoy our Dutch Products ask about ordering or purchasing

    by the case. Product suggestions and requests are welcome.

    4 pm Dec. 30 to 4 pm Dec. 31One full day of Oliebollen making!

    Gull Lake403-748-2000THE WOODEN SHOE

    COMMUNITY The Rimbey Review, Dec. 23, 2014 3

    Anita Ha holds up a Chinese calendar. In China, Chinese New Year, is an important celebration which in-cludes several days of festivities and fun.Treena Mielke Photo

    Jacqueline Coz and Madelin Sardina, both from Cuba, re-call the Christmases of their childhood.Treena Mielke Photo

    Christmas around the world, then and now

    By Treena Mielke

    December 25 is so close, just days away, and the day will bring with it, once again, a message of peace, joy and hope for the world.

    For many Canadians, at least the more fortu-nate among us, Christmas is a time of tradition, celebration and remembrance, getting together with family and friends.

    In Canada, the traditional Santa is dressed in red and white, comes in a sleigh and slides down the chimney.

    But for Jean Warta, who grew up in Holland, Santa (Sinterklaas) came on a ship, arriving on the morning of St. Nicholas Day (Dec. 6) and trav-eled with his servants called Zwarte Pieten (Black Peters).

    When Sinterklaas and the Black Peters came ashore from the ship, all of the local church bells rang in celebration.

    We all got presents from St. Nicholas, re-called Warta.

    Although Warta has been in Rimbey for close to 60 years, she st