Remember when – 1985

Sod turning

The official sod turning ceremony of the new Ponoka Drop-In Centre was held on June 10, 1985 at the 5015 46 Avenue location.

Dressed in all their finest for the gala occasion were: Lawrence Grigat, Amy Pugh, Doris Stafford, Millard Martin, Lydia Bolstad, Edna Cerveny, Lil Saville, Ethel White, Hilda Bowie, May Christensen (McKelvie), Art Bowie, president John Tiltgen with the shovel, Dorothy Sinclair, Mayor Norm Nelson, Olive McDonald, MLA Halvor Jonson, Freddy and Amy Fredrickson, Edith Santee, Ali Matejka, Arlene Crandall, Pearl Kroening, Ida Kangas, Linda Arildsen, and Hughie Roberts

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