Ceremony opens Borden Museum for the season

The Borden Museum held their official opening June 5. While Bob Wardhaugh played his accordion for the singing of O Canada, Peter Thiessen raised the Canada flag to the top then lowered it to half mast.

Heather Penner welcomed everyone, then introduced the student working for the next  three months. Ethan Fisher of Langham has 75 per cent of his wages are covered by the Young Canada Works program.

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Heather outlined what displays were in the various buildings and thanked Ed Neufeld and board members for their help in erecting the miniature buildings depicting Borden in the 1920s. Some of the larger buildings will be on display out in front or in between the butcher shop and barber shop.

Everyone was invited to tour the museum buildings and pick up an ice cream treat to take home.

Museum hours are Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. The museum is closed Sundays and Mondays but to visit on closed days or book a tour call Karen at 306-997-5600 or Heather at 306-280-2656.

Winning the 50/50 at June 4Borden Farmers Market was Carol Epp of Langham.

Borden School graduation ceremonies are on Friday, June 11 at 2:30 p.m. and will be held in a tent set up on the park grounds with attendees by invitation only. The five graduates for 2021 are Emma Usselman, Jade Matte, Levi Gough, Jilo Lee and Takomee Kiskotagam. Congratulations and good luck in the future to all the graduates.

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