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					                                                                                                                              Page 7, The Reston Recorder, Reston, Man., January 3, 2009


August 2008
                                                                         presented a cheque for the Western Provincial Flags at Storm Inc., was in Reston on environment while receiving
                                                                         $2,500.00 to the Reston School the RCMP Musical Ride at Friday, August 22, 2008.                  medical care in Winnipeg com-
                                                                         Playground Project.               Reston. The cadets prior to the     A Port in the Storm was parable to the Ronald
                                                                         Local boys play ball in march were individually intro- founded by two oncology McDonald house for children.
August 2, 2008                          The Oildome AAA Midgets          Halifax                           duced to their Member of nurses, Joanne Loughery, Gold at Summer Game
Reston Fair                         competed in the 2008 Midget              The Baseball Canada Parliament, Merv Tweed.                   Patricia Benjaminson and a         Congratulations to fourteen-
    On Saturday, July 26, 2008,     AAA Championships at Quarry          Midget Championship was held August 30, 2008                      patient volunteer Greg Pilgrim. year-old, Ashley Campion of
the Reston Fair began with a        Park in Stonewall where they         in Halifax, Nova Scotia on A Manitoba Project for Rural They recognized the need of Pipestone, who received Gold
pancake breakfast at the St.        were defeated in the finals          August       6-11.     Andrew and Northern People                 Rural and Northern adult at the 2008 Manitoba Summer
John’s Parish Hall, followed by     against the Brandon Knights.         Lochhead, Reston and Paul            Joanne Loughery, president patients with acute or chronic Games in Carman, while play-
a very successful parade at         August 16, 2008                      Thompson, Pierson were both and board chair of A Port in the illnesses to stay in a home-like ing right field for Westman.
11:00 a.m. New at the Reston        Get rid of Assiniboine               chosen for Team Manitoba. The
Fair this year was Lawn Mower       Regional Health Authority -          games were played at Mainland
Races sponsored by the              Southwestern Manitoba tells          Commons Field in Halifax and
Gentlemen’s Club.                   province                             Beazly Field in Dartmouth.
Where are you going to go?          courtesy of Virden Empire            August 23, 2008
    In case of an emergency, do     Advance                              The RCMP Musical Ride
you know where to go?                   “Where do we go from                 As promised the RCMP
    Now with the Melita             here?” In the dying moments          Musical Ride was perfect right
Emergency Services being            of a public meeting called by        down to the weather. We
closed, it leaves Reston and area   Arthur-Virden MLA Larry              couldn’t have asked for any-
with a very serious dilemma.        Maguire, a frustrated shout rang     thing more.
Where do we go?                     out from near the front of a             Approximately 800 people
Light Horse Show                    packed Legion hall. More than        came out to the watch the
    Pipestone/Albert Ag light       600 people attended the public       RCMP Musical Ride at 7:30
horse show, 2008 edition, was       meeting on August 12 to discuss      p.m. at the Pipestone/Albert
held on July 26th and July 27th.    a growing health care crisis in      Agriculture Fair Grounds in
 Play Ball!                         southwestern Manitoba, many          Reston on Friday, August 15,
 Reston Fair played host to a       of them traveling from as far        2008.
double        header    between     away as Wawanesa, Boissevain,        Armadillo Live
Manitoba Youth and the Reston       and Birtle to voice their con-           Westman has talent! Local
Rockets on Saturday, June 26,       cerns.                               band, Armadillo played live on
2008 with the Manitoba Youth        A Ride Across Canada                 Friday, August 15, 2008 prior to
winning both games.                     Kimber Sider and her horse,      the RCMP Musical Ride in
August 9, 2008                      Katina, started their ride at        Reston and after at the Rest’n
Welcome                             Nova Scotia and will end at the      Inn.


                                                                                                              RCMP Musical Ride
    The Joint Search Committee      Pacific Coast, approximately         XII Manitoba Dragoons
for Pipestone and Reston            6,000+kms.                               On Friday, August 15,
United Churches are pleased to      Pipestone Livestock donation         Cadets M. Elliott, C. Elliott, A.
welcome Dwight Rutherford as        to playground                        Bohrn, C. Jeanes, C. Joseph, Q.
the new minister.                       Gene, Rhett and Chad Parks       Henuset, A. Garcia and G.          The RCMP Musical Ride was held in Reston on Friday, August 15, 2008 at the
Midgets bring home silver           of Pipestone Livestock Sales         Adcock paraded the colours and Fair Grounds at 7:30 p.m.                                                    PHOTO/JULIA JAGO


September 2008
 September 6, 2008                  Chantal      Poirier,      Jaleesa
                                                                         once again the host for the Bird
                                                                         Dog Field Trials starting on
                                                                         September 4, 2008.
                                                                         Registration Night
                                                                                                                    The community got
                                                                                                             together      on     Thursday,
                                                                                                             September 18 and Friday,
                                                                                                             September 19, 2008 to harvest
                                                                                                                                               School Division is offering a
                                                                                                                                               new program for its students -
                                                                                                                                               The Xalted Program at Virden
                                                                                                                                               Junior High.
                                                                                                                                                                                    The Public Schools Finance
                                                                                                                                                                                 Board is committed to this
                                                                                                                                                                                 exciting project and it is antici-
                                                                                                                                                                                 pated that the project will go to
Back at School Sept. 3              Johnston, Jaelene Poirier and             Registrations were held for    160 acres of 5602HR Wheat for     Tweed seeks re-election           tender in early January 2009.
   Reston Collegiate is pleased     Glen Jackson.                        the RM of Pipestone Dance           the “Grow Your Rink Project.”         Merv Tweed, MP for            Incentive Programs
to welcome Mrs. Michele             Silver Medalists                     Club, Reston Record Makers,              Proceeds from this quarter   Brandon-Souris will be seeking       The RM of Pipestone has
Rookes of Virden to their staff.        The West-Man Magic team          Reston Figure Skating Club,         go towards the upkeep of the      reelection on Tuesday, October    been noticing a difference since
Michele will be teaching Grade      earned Silver medals at the          Reston Minor Hockey and RM          Reston Rec Plex. The crop         14 as Canadians head to the       the inception of the Incentive
7 Science, 9-12 French and          Western Canadians held in            of Pipestone - Albert               yielded 42 bushels per acre.      polls.                            programs adopted in March of
Resource. She also teaches          Winnipeg August 1-4, 2008.           Recreation       District     on    Coffee Break                      Reston Project                    2007.
Adult Education at Virden.          After round robin play the           Wednesday, September 10,                On Thursday, September 18,        Fort La Bosse School             With lots selling for $10.00
   Reston Elementary is             Magic had to play a tie-breaker      2008 in the Reston Elementary       2008, Mrs. Barb Watt of Reston    Division and the Public Schools   complimented by the both
pleased to welcome Lori Jago        game against North Battleford        School.                             Elementary hosted a Coffee        Finance Board are continuing      Residential and Business Real
of Reston as a Kindergarten         coming out with a 6-1 win. This      Open House                          Break with proceeds forwarded     to work on plans for the expan-   Property Grants we hoped for
Transitional        Educational     win advanced them to the play-           Reston Elementary held an       to the Alzheimer Society.         sion and renovations to Reston    an increase in new devel-
Assistant.                          offs where they played 4 games       Open House on Wednesday,                New Program                   Collegiate in order to accom-     opment, business, and most
September 13, 2008                  loosing the Gold medal game to       September 10, 2008 with hot-            This year, Fort La Bosse      modate both Reston Schools.       importantly population.
16th        Annual          Golf    Smitty’s       of      Winnipeg.     dogs and cupcakes.
Tournament                          Brittany Bartel, Reston.             Manitoba Oil production                                   RESTON & AREA FOUNDATION
   A total of 72 golfers partici-   Candidates declare interest in       doubles since 1999
pated in a fun tournament held
on September 6, 2008 at the
Reston Golf Course.
                                    Brandon Souris
                                        Voters are heading to the
                                    polls October 14, marking the
                                                                             This year alone, 350 new
                                                                         wells are expected to be drilled
                                                                         with production to hit eight mil-
                                                                                                                Season Greeting Card
     The tournament is used         third time in four years, 2004,      lion barrels worth $800 million.
annually to raise funds for local   2006, 2008 that a Canadian           Manitoba oil and gas explo-
groups.                             Federal election will be held.       ration hit a milestone this year,
   Jeux de la Francophonie          Prime Minister Stephen Harper        doubling in production since
Canadienne                          called the election, citing a dys-   1999 to 22,000 barrels a day,
  This summer five students         functional parliament.               Science, Technology, Energy
from École de Bellegarde had        September 20, 2008                   and Mines Minister Jim
the opportunity to participate in   Broomhill Field Trials               Rondeau announced.
the Jeux de la Francophonie             Broomhill may have the           September 27, 2008
Canadienne in Edmonton,             best kept secret in the province     Rink Quarter has been har-
Alberta. Brandi Bertholet,          of Manitoba. Broomhill was           vested
                                                                                                                 The Foundation extends their thanks to everyone who contributed to the
                                                                                                                Season Greeting Cards. This second card includes those who added their
                                                                                                               names after December 15th. Through the generosity of all the donors we will
                                                                                                               very nearly achieve the $2500.00 needed to purchase an Automated External
                                                                                                                              Defibrillator for the communities in our area.
                                                                                                                Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
                                                                                                                 to our friends and neighbours from . . .
                                                                                                                 •    Don, Dianne and Bryce Penner                  •    Barry & Donna Davis
                                                                                                                 •    Gary, Terry and Julie Russell                 •    Staff of Selkirk
                                                                                                                 •    Ken & Frances Martin                               Mental Health Centre
                                                                                                                 •    Rita Wiebe                                         (in memory of Gerald Martin)
                                                                                                                 •    Bruce Schwanke & June Greggor                 •    Ian Milliken
                     Grow Your Rink Project                                                                      •
                                                                                                                 •
                                                                                                                      Bud & Pat Hay
                                                                                                                      Jim & Dene Skelton
                                                                                                                                                                    •
                                                                                                                                                                    •
                                                                                                                                                                         Debbie Thordarson
                                                                                                                                                                         Duane & Doris Duncan
  A community effort was made on Thursday, September 18 and Friday,                                              •    Karen Grant & Lawrence Wilkinson              •    Doreen Nicholson
September 19 to harvest the rink quarter with proceeds going towards the                                         •    Darrell & Diane Elliott                       •    Brian & Brenda Campbell
upkeep of the Reston Rec Plex. Shown: Hal Martin in the combine.                                                 •    Kent & Lorri Mathieson                        •    Mel & Jeanninne Forsyth
                                                                               PHOTO/DOLORES CALDWELL

				
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