Striking a Balance – popular Sportsmen’s banquet this weekend

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

Sportsmen Association Banquet

The Clinton and District Outdoor Sportsmen Association will host a banquet, auction and dance at the Clinton Memorial Hall on Saturday, April 27.

Social hour begins at 4:30 followed by dinner at 6 pm with several wild game dishes and roast beef and ham for those who prefer. A live auction will follow the dinner and a silent auction will go on throughout the evening.

Dancing to live music by Jess Lee and Friends will follow the auction.

For information or tickets call Alfreda at 250-459-2131, Rolly at 250-459-2487, Terry at 250-459-2362 or Sandi at 250-459-7013.

Seedy Sunday

The Clinton Communities in Bloom Committee presents Seedy SUNDAY on Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Clinton Memorial Hall.

There will be a seed swap and sale with open pollinated heritage and heirloom organic seeds. There will also be information and displays on a variety of gardening topics, as well as potting plants, composting, workshops, children’s activities and crafts. Lunch, snacks and coffee will be available on site.

There is no charge to set up. For information or to book a table (at no charge) call Susan at 250-459-2224 or email

Plan to attend to get lots of information to make your garden even better this year.

Caregiver Workshop

On Wednesday, May 8 the Clinton Health Auxiliary is sponsoring a caregiver workshop in the basement of the Clinton Legion from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The topics to be covered include Understanding Dementia; Understanding Communication; Understanding Behaviour; Planning for the Future and Self-Care for the Caregiver.

Attendance is by donation. Lunch and coffee will be provided. Space is limited so if you would like to attend please phone Carol at 250-459-2487 before April 30.

Susan Swan

Just Posted

Technology allows TNRD residents to see the heat

A new library program allows residents to borrow a thermal imaging camera and check for heat loss

Are you a victim of the thermostat wars?

The battle over the thermostat is quite heated in many households.

Community Income Tax volunteers will be at local libraries to help with tax returns

Lower-income singles and families can take advantage of free tax return service

Local News Briefs: Free Family Day weekend movie at the HUB

Plus an ice fishing derby, a Fancy Schmancy Tea Party, the Million Dollar Bursary is back, and more.

B.C. opioid overdoses still killing four people a day, health officials say

Kamloops, Thompson Cariboo region see an increase in deaths over 2017

VIDEO: Canada’s flag turns 54 today

The maple leaf design by George Stanley made its first appearance Feb. 15, 1965

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Plecas won’t run in next election if B.C. legislature oversight reforms pass

B.C. Speaker and Abbotsford South MLA says he feels ‘great sympathy’ for Jody Wilson-Raybould

Workshop with ‘accent reduction’ training cancelled at UBC

The workshop was cancelled the same day as an email was sent out to international students

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell accused of sexual touching

Accuser went to police, interviewed by Britian’s Daily Telegraph

Judge rules Abbotsford home must be sold after son tries to evict mom

Mom to get back down payment and initial expenses

Trump officially declares national emergency to build border wall

President plans to siphon billions from federal military construction and counterdrug efforts

Snow turns to slush, rain as it warms up across B.C.’s south coast

Some areas are already covered by more than half a metre of snow following three separate storms

Father to be charged with first-degree murder in Amber Alert case

11-year-old Riya Rajkumar was found dead in her father’s home in Brampton, Ontario

Most Read