The Borden Farmers’ Market held their annual meeting June 20 in the Borden Seniors’ Room to discuss reopening for 2020 and to set the fees and times.
The market will open July 3 in the Borden Seniors’ Room in the Community Centre and will be open every Friday until Oct. 9. The hours will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. COVID-19 rules will apply. Those attending will need to sign registration book providing a phone number. There will be a 50/50 draw at each market, but there will be no food, coffee or drinks consumed on the premises.
Staying on the executive for another year are president Karen Kerr, secretary Lorraine Olinyk, vice-president Eileen Petrun, treasurer Connie Kinakin and Martha Rempel.
The Christmas market set for Dec. 5 in still scheduled to be on in the Borden Community Centre and Lorraine or Karen will take bookings.
Forever in Motion exercises started again in Borden June 22. It is held Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in the Borden Seniors’ Room (community centre). This is free of charge to anyone. Social distancing will be observed and hand sanitizers will be available. Bring your own water bottles.
The Village of Borden has Levi Gough working as a summer student and the Borden Museum hired Natalie Anderson as their summer student.
Businesses open at Borden are Affinity Credit Union, Block’s Agencies, Borden Co-op Grocery and Hardware, Roadside Inn and Restaurant, Roadside Hair Salon (Borden) and Tara Burletoff Hair Salon (Aspen Acres) and Gas Plus.
People are coming back for coffee at Gas Plus but only four at a time and social distancing is observed. The Sugar Shack will be opening the last week of June for meals and snacks. Borden Health Centre is open by appointment Monday to Friday and the pharmacy is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday by appointment.
The Borden Library and Museum will be open in Phase 4, Part 2. The community centre is open for bookings. The RM office is open Monday to Friday but the village office is open by appointment only. Chartered accountant Elizabeth Torrens is open at her office in Borden by appointment.
Borden United Church and St. John's Anglican are not opening until Sept. 5. Riverbend Fellowship, with Pastor Ron Mills, will meet outdoors behind Living Books Warehouse in Borden starting July 5 at 10:30 a.m. Bring lawn chairs. If it rains the meeting will be cancelled.
Congratulations to new parents Russell and Jillian Orchard on the birth of Maverick Kenneth. He was born May 30, weighing 7 lb. 5 oz. Proud grandparents are Randy Orchard, Borden, Larry and Georgia Lundquist of Maidstone along with great-grandmother Daphne Pearce of Borden.
Also congratulations to Jesse Wensley and Mike McLaughlin on the birth of their daughter on May 29. Ella Gayle, weighed 10 lbs. 1 oz. Proud grandparents at Borden are Willard and Gayle Wensley.
Darrel and Peggy Walker, Borden, are proud grandparents of Kassiana Marie born April 4 to Amanda and Fritz Muehlhausen of Borden, weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz.