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Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - November 11, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba The Jackpot Is Million 100 43 November 1997 50c per copy Serving the Communities of Ninette Surrounding Areas Briefly Bonspiel this weekend The Baldur Curling Club will be holding their Mens and Ladies Fall Bonspiel this weekend with curling taking place Saturday St Surveys to be mailed this week The South Westman Regional Health Authority Commu nity Health Needs Assessment Survey are to be mailed this week 2 per house The survey results will help identify the health needs and health services within our Wide Circula tion Paper Next weeks edition 18th of the GazetteNews will be a Wide Circulation Dont miss out on this excellent advertising opportu Is Your Subscription Due O 5 ru r D S O CD a a og w r rr CD So en13 5 O ui Main Street may be full once again With the pull out of the Royal Bank of Canada and DBM Baldur Hardware over the past Baldurs Main Street had two more empty buildings bringing the total to But over the last couple of months the situation has changed and hopefully Main Street may be full once Kay formerly has purchased the Hardware store and plans to develop She is preparing to have it listed as a heritage site and restore to its original Kay plans on developing the Interior into a craft Craft supplies will be available for sale and there will be a gallery where arts and crafts can be She also sees the possibility of marketing unique supplies or first on a regional She took possession on the 1st of November and plans to open sometime in Wallis Agencies have purchased the former Hair Force building and will be moving their insurance business into it in the very near future once all renovations are They have been renting office space in Collins The former Royal Bank may become occupied by the Cypress River Credit Union providing they receive approval from the Orderly Development Committee and the members of their credit The members will be voting on the expansion of a parttime branch in Baldur at their Annual meeting on November 26th subject to approval of the Orderly Development Watch for more details In upcoming issues of this Former Hair Force building on Baldurs Main Street has been purchased by Wallis Agencies and will be moving Into It In the near Community Development The Challenge Annual Elections Thursday Submitted by Janet Fowler Baldur Community Development is a committee of Argyle charged with just that community There are several subcommittees on the monthly representing various approaches to community The jewel in the crown is definitely the CRIME WATCH an initiative any community could be proud but which Is particularly laudable In a community the size of The ongoing maintenance of a 60 member crew of which is what it takes to put 2 volunteers on the streets once a month every night of the is a mammoth People or their circumstances and that crew is often short a person a few nights a that crew Includes rural folk as well as for they all value the safety of their The Crime Watch phone is paid for by donations to the and the donations come in at a but they The results have been so remarkable that the Baldur Crime Watch program has reduced nocturnal breakIns to one In the last three has received citations for its and is cited far and wide as an example of successful community The greatest bonus of all is the fact that our especially the can sleep well each knowing the only vehicle on the streets carries our guardians of the The FINANCE COMMITTEE is less wellknown and less but deserves a great deal of praise for the tough job they have undertaken this past With the loss of banking services in the Finance Committee has doggedly spearheaded the process to secure new financial services for the Their task has not been The challenges they have faced began with futile negotiations with the bank The committee then approached Credit Union Central and began the long slow process of courting the 4 neighbouring credit unions through the various steps required to secure their They launched the community financial delicately urging the community to make real commitments of their hardearned and their very personal financial transactions in a substantial way in order to make the prospect attractive to a new They have made presentations to the boards of those 4 They have been turned not but several the Finance Committee knew they had to remain positive and even In the face of repeated Individual members of the committee even made personal financial commitments in order to secure the bank and to free up its use for a future financial These have been tough and frequent refusals have made it difficult to maintain but this committees determination is now beginning to show and their commitment to their community is one step closer to success than ever The most visible committee of BCDA is the EVENTS They are charged with throwing parties for the in an effort to get people into town to spend money in our local business Solstice Day is the masthead of these the day we celebrate and salute the pioneer Icelanders who gave the village its With the cooperation of local business the Events Committee co ordinates an actionpacked series of Individual events over the longest day of the year to fill the town with people and activities In a joyful day of The Events Committee also spearheads Continued on page 2 Watch out for those crazy deer by Sargeant This past week the Klllamey RCMP had a quiet There were only a couple of incidents to report regarding those crazy deer With all the countryside that they have to roam In they still find it necessary to cross the road and cause damage to Please be alert when driving on the In order to stay on the the object is to miss the deer not to hit Knocking them down only counts in A request was received from the Killarney Collegiate school for a talk regarding Police This is to take place on Killarney Detachment members have also been asked by other schools In the area to give a Drug Safety presentation during the 27th of If any of the schools in the Killarney area wish to have a presentation regarding Police related give our office a call and we will make every effort to assist At this dme the Klllamey RCMP would like to extend congratulations to all the kids in every community in our detachment We thank you for making Halloween tills year one of the best Except for those individuals who found it necessary to prey on the smaller kids for their candy the night went by without any A reminder to those Involved In this type of it Is considered to be a theft when stealing from And when knocking kids down to achieve this task of stealing candy it is considered to be an Something to think Police would also like to remind the public that if they see a crime taking place or have Information regarding any unsolved you can either contact our detachment office at or contact Crimestoppers at 1 ;