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   Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - September 9, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba                                The The Weather Tuesday Low High Wednesday Low High 100 34 September 1997 Serving the Communities of Ninette SurrouJ New sidewalks poured at Rink JPGs Construction replaced sidewalks at the Baldur Rink last The new cement runs from the west end of the skating rink to the main The rink will also be receiving another facelift this fall as metal siding will be placed on the exte rior of the Volunteers will be needed for this i 1 4 Wrong name In the photo of the Belmont Kindergar ten class in last weeks issue there was a wrong The correct name is Chelsy Manning and not Vrooman as Sorry about that Chelsy Is Your Subscription Due a m SO CD S 3 0 c Co co O Another Johnsons Show Swine was once again a huge success as it attracted 70 cars from various points in Saskatchewan and North The barbecue pork and beef supper was served to over 370 There were also 22 yard sales held throughout the town and they too proved very This 1924 Chevy was one of the many fine vehicles which attracted a great deal of It is owned by Elmer Farmer of The gentleman sitting on the right is Albert Rink father of Ed who works at Lo Glenora Rolls Out New Sidewalks Community pulls together to do project Submitted by Janet Fowler Glenora was humming with activity recently as local residents pulled together to pour over 600 feet of new The whole community of about 40 strong got Involved in this ambitious project which was completed entirely by volunteer labour in Just two The result Is a new or renewed length of wheelchair accessible sidewalk along the north side of HWY 253 plus new accessible ramps at the the hall and the Glenora Glenora is already well regarded as a remarkable centre of activity considering its modest having both a rink and a hall which are active and well Friday Lunches and regular Bingo plus league curling and special events like the Glenora Days and New Years Eve celebrations are only some of the year round activities that characterize this small but vibrant The sidewalk project had its beginnings last April when application was made to Argyle Council for an allotment of VLT funds for community Council approved a grant of When estimates were done for a new sidewalk it soon became clear that it would cost a lot more to bring someone In to do the So the Glenora folk How much of this work can we do ourselves All of it was the ultimate as they soon realized volunteer labour would provide them with twice as much sidewalk for the In midAugust they started breaking up old sidewalk and building Every other they ordered a load of concrete from George Fulford in Crystal which they poured and According to Robin Everyone pitched The kids would run for stuff and even trowelled when we got Ladies provided lunches and even big dinners for the The whole community got involved before the job was The original plan was to pour a strip of sidewalk along the north side of the main In the midst of all this the Rink Committee and the Hall Terry DeBaets is Canadian Arm Wrestling champion Terry formerly of captured a gold medal at the Canadian Arm Wrestling Federations championships held In Terry is a righthander and won his medal in the 65 kilo He gives most of his credit to Michael Barrett who trained him on technique and They do all their training in Barrets house who has a special gym set up in his basement geared for arm DeBaets has been in the sport for six three of them Terry and three other teammates who also captured gold have qualified for the 1997 World Championships to be held In Calcutta tills It is doubtful they will be able to attend due to a lack of Terry who works at Guertins and his wife Tammy have two Andrew and He is the oldest son of Ken and Lucille DeBaets of Committee decided to take the opportunity to improve their and each paid their share for the concrete required to pour wheelchair accessible two at the rink and one at the The Glenora Mall threw dollars into the pot for more concrete and made its entrance accessible as At the end of the the original VLT grant and the shares from the two committees and the Mall may not cover the entire bill for the but this discrepancy has already been alleviated by offers from the committees and the Glenora Boosters to cover the When asked if the volunteer work went Robin Oh we got along pretty It was understood that wed just pour anyone In that tried to cause There are plans afoot to apply for VLT funds to do more sidewalk next year as they are only half All Robin said it was a very positive Glenora residents now have a place to and for the little ones to ride their The ramps will provide accessibility for a young wheelchair mobile as well as for the local and visiting seniors who attend Friday and Tuesday night You get a feel of that Glenora community pride in Robin Delichte as he The residents of Glenora pulled together and did a fine PUBLISHING IN OUR 100TH YEfiR 18981997   

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