During Co-op week Oct.14-19, the Borden Co-op gave away a bag of groceries each day and winning these were Cam Sutherland, Dianne Sylvester, Sheri Sutherland and Breanne Campbell. The grocery store also had goodies and beverages on Oct. 18. Affinity Credit Union had goodies and beverages on Oct. 17 and they gave away a number of door prizes donated by local businesses.
Congratulations to Jade Matte, daughter of Eldon and Debbie Matte of Borden, a student at Borden School, who was named to the Provincial Youth Council on Oct. 15. Jade will be representing the schools and communities within Prairie Spirit School Division. The council is composed of students who wish to improve their communities and to empower young people in the province. The 2019-20 Youth Council will be able to address meaningful issues directly with the Minister of Education and other government members. There were 51 nominations received and an adjudication process selected the 12 to go on the council.
Nov. 2 at Borden will be a busy night as the Borden Fire and Rescue will be holding their annual steak night along with a silent auction and musical entertainment from the Putt Putt Garage Band. The steak night is sold out but they are still needing silent auction items with the proceeds going to help injured firefighter Inga.
At 7 p.m. on Nov. 2, there will be a gospel concert in Borden’s Anglican Church with the Joyful Melody Trio from Alberta entertaining and giving a great message, with a light lunch to follow. The evening program is by donation.
On Nov. 8, the Borden Anglican and United Churches are holding a luncheon, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Anglican Church lower hall, serving soup, filled buns, desserts and beverages, by donation, with proceeds going to help the local Christmas Hampers.
Upcoming Remembrance Day services are Nov. 7 at Borden School at 10:30 a.m. and the Borden Lions hold their service on Nov. 11 in the Borden Community Centre starting at 10:45 a.m. with lunch to follow.