Attendees wave as they pass by the Cruising Into Summer parade. Photos Elaina John The last day of school for Vermilion Elementary School (VES) students was Friday, June 19. Since VES was unable to have a conventional celebration for their students, the school organized a “Cruising Into Summer” reverse parade.
“It was just so nice for all of the staff to be able to see our students on their last day of online learning,” comments VES staff Janna McLaughlin, “It was a fun way
Decorated vehicle in graduation parade. Photo submitted. On May 29, Marwayne Jubilee School (MJS) graduates gathered for a parade in their honour, which was lead by a decorated school bus. The parade consisted of over 50 vehicles, many of which were decorated. The bus led the parade around the village honouring the 20 Grads as it passed.
“We were also honoured to have our Buffalo Trail School Board Chair Lanie Parr, Mayor Cher Eikland, the Fire and Rescue Department, as wel
Decorated car with a message to Assisted Living Centre residents. Photo Elaina John On Thursday, June 4, the residents of Islay Assisted Living Centre sat in front of the centre to enjoy a parade organized for Senior’s Week.
The parade was organized by staff of the centre on May 29 to “Honor the contributions they’ve [senior’s] made to the community throughout their lives,” explained Caroline McKinnon, Assisted Living staff.
The community offered much support to the parade
On Friday, August 16 Mannville Co-op hosted a Long Table supper at the Mannville Elks Hall to celebrate 100 years in the community. The supper also served as the kick-off to the Mannville Country Fair.
The partly sunny skies and chilly, blustery conditions didn’t put a damper on the Mannville Country Fair that was held on August 17.
The day began with a Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., and was hosted by the Mannville Historical Society. After breakfast the annual pa