Striking a Balance – A great reason to enjoy your dessert

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


Following my write up on Alice Crosson’s 90th birthday party, she phoned to set the record straight.

The gift from her family, although it looks like a motor bike, or two-wheeled electric scooter, she says is actually an electric bicycle.

She also wanted people to know that she is NOT retiring from conducting marriages. I had been told that the one she performed for her son was her last, but she says she intends to continue as long as she can.

And she does know approximately the number of marriages she has performed and she’s not done yet!

Forget the Diet

Take a break from your diet on Sunday, April 14 and attend the Clinton Health Care Auxiliary Elegant Dessert Party.

In addition to all the marvellous desserts there will be a silent auction and entertainment.

It starts at 7:30 p.m. and promises to be fun for everyone. Yes, men are welcome to attend, too!

Tickets are $10 each and are available at Country Squire Gift Shop in Clinton as well as from Health Care Auxiliary members.

Funds raised will be used for health-related items in Clinton. Previous funds raised have been used to purchase items for the Health Centre, as well as a donation to the Clinton VFD for equipment for the Highway Rescue truck.

Clinton & District TV Society

The Clinton & District TV Society rebroadcasts TV signals to Big Bar, Meadow Lake, 70 Mile House, South Green Lake, Clinton and Loon Lake.

The TV Society is holding their Annual General Meeting and public meeting on Tuesday, April 16 at 2 p.m. at the Clinton Library.

If you use an antenna to receive an over the air signal the this meeting may be of interest to you.

Bean Supper

The Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary (Branch 194) will host a Bean Supper in the Clinton Memorial Hall on Wednesday, April 17.

Fitness Centre

Clinton now has a fitness centre at the Municipal Office building that is operated on a card-lock system. Those wishing to use this facility can drop by the Village Office, sign up and receive their programmed lock card for a monthly fee.

Village staff members are available during regular business hours to answer your questions regarding the fitness centre.

The views expressed in this column reflect the personal viewpoint of the writer and are  not necessarily shared by The Journal.

Susan Swan