Vavenby students win three medals

Youngsters participate in annual cross-country ski races in Blue River

Cross-country ski winners from Vavenby Primary School are (l-r) Ethan for second

Cross-country ski winners from Vavenby Primary School are (l-r) Ethan for second

On Thursday, Feb. 19, the Vavenby Primary School children went by schoolbus with the Raft River Elementary School children to attend the annual cross-country ski races put on with help from Mike Wiegele Heli-Ski Village. It was a nice sunny day and I was told that everyone had a good time. The races were for all children from Kindergarten to Grade 7.

Wiegele provided lunch for everyone as well. This year it was spaghetti with or without sauce, salad, cookies, apples, lemon juice, and water – a good, nutritious and filling lunch for the racers.

Three of the Vavenby students came home with medals. Moira crossed the finish line in third place for the Kindergarten girls, Ethan placed second for the Kindergarten boys, and Hunter received a medal for third place for the Grade 2 boys. Are these three children future Olympic racers?

No soup left

Wednesday, Feb. 25, was the monthly community potluck lunch at Vavenby Christian Church. There were 28 people there to eat the delicious soup made by Ron Robertson of Avola. There was not a drop of soup left by the time everyone left.

Cheese, buns, fresh vegetables, and lots of desserts had also been brought by other people to help fill everyone up. The church supplies coffee and tea.

These free community luncheons are a good time to get out, visit with others, and have a good time. They are held on the last Wednesday of every month, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


The next one will be Wednesday, Mar. 25. Hope to see you there.