Moira Chrystall is Fire Chief for a Day in Vavenby

Chrystall was not expecting it. She was scared but she couldn't smell smoke

Fire Chief for a Day Moira Chrystall gets ready to go for a ride in Vavenby's firetruck with deputy chief Philip Weber.

Vavenby’s Fire Chief for a Day was held on Monday, Nov. 28. The fire truck, driven by deputy chief Philip Weber, arrived at Moira Chrystall’s door in the morning. Chrystall was not expecting it. She was scared but she couldn’t smell smoke.

Weber drove Moira and her mother straight to the school. To be chosen her name was drawn out of a hat. Her name will now be put up on the wall at the firehall in memory of her special day.

Two dozen attend potluck

The November community potluck lunch at Vavenby Church was on Wednesday, Nov. 30. About 24 people attended. There was lots of food, desserts, and a delicious soup made by Colleen Rothwell. Erin Dawson displayed her handwoven scarves.

The next community potluck lunch will be the last Wednesday in January, 2017.

But don’t forget Christmas in the Village at the church on Dec. 18. This will be a community event where there will be a short message, Christmas carols, and a lunch to follow.

Regional District supports the arts

During aTNRD board meeting held Nov. 24, the directors agreed to grant $5,000 towards the Art Exposed exhibition, an event to be held March 3 – 11, 2017. The TNRD sponsored it last year.

The exhibition showcases non-juried pieces from artists throughout the region.

Craft sale in Vavenby

Doris Scarff held her Christmas Open House from Nov. 30 – Dec. 2.

She had Colleen Jensen selling Christmas ornaments and tea and dish towels, Jeneen Jensen selling cups, Trevor Harder selling Watkins, Shirley deVooght handing out brochures for upcoming Serenity events, Suzanne Guernier selling handmade jewellery and gift card envelopes, and Scarff selling her art work, pillows, and denim vests.

Scarff said that sales were not bad but there were fewer people out. She wondered if it had to do with the non-Christmas weather. Her last day was her busiest. There were snow flurries that morning in Vavenby.

Get ready for Christmas

Decorations and lights are going up all over town. So don’t forget the Christmas potluck supper at the hall on Dec. 10 5 p.m.

 

Santa will be there so come on out and let him know what you want for Christmas. Bring your children, too

 

 

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