By Debra Kessler, 306-442-4201
Pangman — A volunteer appreciation night will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Pangman Community Centre, and complimentary hot dogs and refreshments will be available to show appreciation to the Pangman and area community for the many volunteer hours and donations which help make this great community home. Hot dogs will be available starting at 5 p.m., with a cash bar in the evening. This event is sponsored by the Pangman Rec club. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The swimming pool had five days of free swimming from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1.
Those sponsoring the free swimming were Broken T Angus, Prospect Valley Farm, Hard-Pan Acres and Sean and Crystal Kessler and family, Lorrie and Clayton Kessler, and the Pangman Economic Development Board.
E Bourassa and Sons sponsored free swimming on Aug. 25, Brad Neiszner put on the barbecue that night with all the money going towards the swimming pool, and Carey and Clayton Warren sponsored the midnight swim.
Pangman School opened their doors for the 2018-19 year on Sept. 4, and the kindergarten class started on Sept. 5.
The Pangman day care will be providing a Preschool program again this fall. If your child will be three years old by December 31, 2018, your child is eligible for enrolment. This program will run every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. till 11:30 a.m., and the first day is Tuesday, Sept. 11. Please call the day care to register your child.
Cathy Tomlinson from Hazelton, B.C., spent the week of Aug. 19 visiting her mom, Marguerite Guest, at the Pangman Deep South Personal Care home.
Kelly Clifton from Regina visited with her mom, Valerie Heustis, on Aug. 12.
A baby shower for Tucker Archdekin (son of Mandy (Rowland) and Brennon) will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Pangman Community Centre starting at 2 p.m. Instead of a card, a signed storybook would be appreciated.
A free “Go Interactive” science program was held at the Pangman library on Aug. 20, where each activity included a component that each participant could take home. This was made possible by the Saskatchewan Literacy Office Raise-A-Reader grant and a donation from the Pangman Co-op.
Many friends and relatives attended the wedding of Jaime Dawn Message and Reid Parker Goodwin at their farm south of Parry on Aug. 24.