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    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Volume 18 Number 22 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Volume 18 Number 22 www.rimbeyreview.comwww.rimbeyreview.com

    Butterfl ies are free: A butterfl y perches on the hand of Rimbey school librarian Jamie Costin before it fi nally fl ies away. The butterfl ies were set free last Thursday. Treena Mielke Photos

    Taking fl ight: Rimbey elementary students Marissa Boudreau, Dutch Felt, Justin Brace, Ryeland Schnider, Alexis McGills-Neumeier, Joelle Doll, Alannah Porte, Dani Schultz, Kadalynn Nawart, Phoenix Hubl and Ian Smith watch for butterfl ies.


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    MondayJune 6


    Rain Showers


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    TuesdayMay 31


    Mainly Sunny


    N 10 km/h


    WednesdayJune 1


    Mainly Sunny


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    ThursdayJune 2


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    FridayJune 3


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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 p.m.

    MEETINGS: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Mondays - 7 p.m. 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.Call Brenda 403-748-2020 for info.

    Rimbey Hospital Ladies Auxiliary meeting 2nd Tuesday every month,1p.m. Hospital Conference Rm.

    Rimbey Fish and Game 1st Wednesday of each month- 7 p.m. at Canalta Hotel meeting room.

    Alcoholics Anonymous Wednesdays - 8:30 pm at the Rimbey Anglican Church. 403-843-3662 info.

    Blufft on T.O.P.S. weekly meetings,Wednesdays @ 7 p.m. Hoadley Hall. 403 - 843 - 6731 for more info.

    Rimbey Ag Society 3rd Wednesday each month- 7:00 pm at the Agriplex.

    Rimbey and District Horticultural Group meet 3rd Wednesdayeach month at 10am at Drop In.

    Blufft on & District Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Wednesday.Blufft on Hall 7 p.m.

    Rimbey Royal Cdn. Legion meeting 1st Th ursdayof each month, 7:30 p.m. Rimbey Legion, 5019 50th St.

    Family Counseling, call 1-403-347-8844 & say you would like to be seen in Rimbey.

    ACTIVITIES: Regular Jammers Dances at Rimbey Drop In Centre, every

    Tuesday nights at 7:00 p.m. Sod Turning Event - at the new Rimoka Lodge site, June 6 @ 11 a.m.

    (just south of the Best Western Hotel).


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    Seniors Week Committee

    INVITEAll Rimbey & Area Seniors

    & All Interested Persons to theSOD TURNING at the New Lodge location

    (south of the Best Western, Rimbey)

    SPONSORED BY:RimokaRimoka Foundation, Rimbey Drop In Centre,

    Rimbey FCSS & Ponoka County

    At 11 am, Monday June 6, 2016Luncheon to Follow at Noon

    in the Rimbey & DistrictDrop In Centre

    Grelan FeedsWarehouse Reduction Sale

    June 1st to 15th

    come in for our inventory reduction sale on all store items (excludes feed, medication, dewormer and pet foods) at the till draw your discount tags to

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    Gull Lake Deer Creek Gas Co-op Ltd. will be holding aSpecial General Meeting at the Leedale Hall on June 15th, 2016 7:30pm.

    June 15th, 2016 Leedale Hall, NW 35 41-04-W5M

    Registration for voting begins at 5:00 pm, with an opportunity for you to meet and talk to your Directors from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm,

    dinner from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm and the Special General Meeting from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

    At the close of the Benjamin Gas Co-op Ltd. 2016 Annual General Meeting, a Special General Meeting will be held to vote on the following.

    Notice of Extraordinary ResolutionThat Gull Lake Deer Creek (G.L.D.C.) Gas Co-op Ltd., pursuant to section 24(1) of the Rural Utilities Act, Alberta, amalgamates with Benjamin Gas

    Co-op Ltd. on the terms and conditions set out in the Amalgamation Agreement.

    BBQ Dinner and meetings are open to Gull Lake Deer Creek G.L.D.C. Gas Co-op Ltd. members, Benjamin Gas Co-op Ltd.

    members and invited guests only.G.L.D.C. members are requested to R.S.V.P. for the BBQ

    by June 9th, 2016 , by calling 403-843-1050.


    Rimbey Regional Synergy Group

    ANNUAL OPEN HOUSEWednesday, JUNE 8th, 2016Peter Lougheed Community Centre


    Noise on our LandscapeImplications & Mitigation

    Doors Open 5:00pm BBQ begins 5:30pmPresentations begin 6:30pm

    Question & Answer Period to Follow~ Door Prize Draws~

    Displays with representatives from Oil & Gascompanies, Regulatory bodies, RRSG members,

    Farmers Advocate of ce and MORE.Contact Rick Anderson 403-847-8086

    Email rimbeysynergy@gmail.com

    School visit: Illustrator and author Georgia Graham presented a workshop to Rimbey ele-mentary students last Thursday. Some of the Lacombe area authors published works include A Team Like No Other, The Saturday Appaloosa, Bibi and the Bull, The Strongest Man This Side of Cremona and Tigers New Cowboy Boots. Treena Mielke Photo

    Bentley schools do wellin Fraser Institute report

    The principal of Bentley Schools, Lane Moore, was pleased to learn his schools have done well in the Fraser Institutes cur-rent report.

    All I have to say is Bentley school rocks, said Moore, in an email to his teachers. Great job, every-one.

    Bentley elementary schools rating of 8.0 for the 2014/15-year ranked the school 92nd out of 812 schools in the prov-ince. It also gave them the top ranking of elementa-ry schools in Wolf Creek, according to the Fraser Institute report.

    Crestomere school re-ceived a 7.8, Alix (Mirror and Alix Central) came in at 6.7, Rimbey elementa-ry followed at 5.7, Terrace Ridge in L