Well wishes abound in Upper Stewiacke

Upper Stewiacke Notebook, By Margaret Johnson

Published on February 19, 2014

From beauty pageant to get well soon, Upper Stewiacke covers the gamut

Madison Mason recently competed in the 2014 Cadet Biathlon for 2928 Royal Canadian Air Cadets held at Ski Martock. She placed 10th out of 17 in the Jr. Girls 4.5 km sprint, and 10th out of 15 in the 6 km pursuit. She is the daughter of Rocky and Sonia Mason. Congratulations Madison


Congratulations also to some new arrivals welcomed by friends and families. A baby boy born on Jan. 17 to Jacob Keddy and Ashley Volans; Gary and Lori-Savery Prest welcomed a daughter, Elsie Amelia, on Jan. 16; and Patrick and Petra Stewart had a baby girl, Lainey Violet, on February 5.


A Middle Stewiacke resident, Kirk Redden recently played a part in a series Catching Killers, which airs on the Smithsonian channel. He played the part of a detective and had a none-speaking role. Redden has done sound work on other projects. We wish him all the best in future endeavours.


A belated birthday greeting to Lelia Brenton of Brookfield who was born and raised in Upper Stewiacke She recently celebrated a milestone of 102 years.


Get well wishes to Colin Cox, Sheila Dickie, Tom Boyer, Scott Graham, Debbie Prest, Debbie Cox, Mike Shevery, and Rev. Roy White (a former minister in the Upper Stewiacke area).


Stewiacke Valley residents are cheering for a 17-year-old Klyee Graham (daughter of Gerry and Jody Graham) of Eastville, who will participate later this month for the title of Miss Teen Canada. She is a Grade 12 student at South Colchester Academy. We wish her all the best.


Upcoming events:

• Stewiacke Valley Garden Club will meet at the fire hall on Mar. 11 at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker Gordon Lemmon. The topic will be fruit tree pest control. Everyone welcome.

• Upper Stewiacke /Springside United Churches will be holding their annual Rock-A –thon at the home of Arlene Dickie on Mar. 14. Looking for rockers, sponsors and supporters. All are invited to stop in and support the rockers and enjoy food and fellowship. For more information contact Rosy Meisner at 671-2029.

• The Upper Stewiacke Play Group meets every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon (no group if school is cancelled) at the church hall in Upper Stewiacke. All are welcome to attend – no charge.

Margaret Johnson is a longtime resident of Upper Stewiacke. If you would like your community event to appear in her column email hectorpeg.johnson@gmail.com.