Striking a Balance – 150/50 Committee looking for local talent

Susan Swan's weekly column of community news and events in Clinton.

Soap Box Derby

The Sept. 21 Soap Box Derby in Clinton is sponsored by the Clinton Recreation Commission. Have you built your Soap Box entry yet?

Please phone Desiree at 250-852-9875 or Kira at 250-318-8145 for more information.

Come and race your soap box car or just come out and cheer on the racers with the first race beginning at 10 a.m. on Cariboo Ave. by David Stoddart School.

Spaghetti Dinner Plus

There are tickets still available for the spaghetti dinner and comedy magician show being organized by the Clinton Cleavages.

This group raises funds through various means to support breast cancer research.

If you would like to attend (Sept. 21 beginning at 6 p.m.) please phone Lois at 250-459-7729 or Marian at 250-459-7036 or Carol at 250-4592487 to reserve your tickets.

Terry Fox Run

Don’t forget to join the students and staff at David Stoddart School on Thursday, Sept. 26 for the Annual Terry Fox Run beginning at 13:30 a.m.

If you want more information you can call Lorna Conrad at 250-459-2508 after 4:30 p.m. or leave a message for her at the school at 250-459-2219.

High Tea

The Clinton Seniors Association will hold a High Tea at the Clinton Memorial Hall from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.

This is a 150/50 event and all proceeds will go to the Seniors Association. If you wish more information please call Alice at 250-459-2551.

What’s Your Talent?

As part of the 150/50 Celebration, the Clinton Variety Club Group will be hosting a Variety Show on Nov. 8.

They are looking for talent for that show. Do you sing, dance, play and instrument, juggle, tell jokes, etc.? If you do then you are invited to come and audition on Sept. 29 at the Clinton Memorial Hall beginning at 1 p.m.

For more information please call June at 250-459-2107 or Fran at 250-459-2680.

CiB Fall Craft Sale

The Clinton Communities in Bloom Committee is gearing up for the Fifth Annual Clinton Fall Craft Sale. It takes place this year on Saturday, Oct. 26 and registration for tables is now open.

As in the past the Craft Sale will take place in the Clinton Memorial Hall. Tables are limited and must be booked in advance.

If you are a crafter and you wish to take part in this sale please drop by Country Squire Gift Shop in Clinton or email sscountrysquire@gmail.com for a registration form.

Susan Swan

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