quiet arrival of spring in town is a little different than
the cacophony of sound that I had grown accustomed to at
the Lake. I
miss the excitement of the ducks and geese taking their
first spring dips into the pond looking for tadpoles and
new weed growth and above all trying to find new hiding
places for their eggs.
I will miss the grand entrance of the Purple
Martins arriving in great swarms from across the lake.
What a sight it is.
Then to land on the same house they were born in
and use exactly the same nesting box for their brood
generation after generation.
Branch has been all abuzz as well to start the spring off
on the right foot, donations have been made to the Lions
for their skatepark project - $5,000.00 to be exact and
$15,000.00 to the Dunnville Hospital Health Foundation to
Back-the-Cat and $1,000.00 to the Hospital Volunteer
Association for Meals-on-wheels.
As you are well aware, 90% of everything that we
take in, goes back out into the community and the
remainder is used for the ever increasing cost of
utilities and maintenance of our grand old structure.
month of April is going to be rather quiet but it gives us
time to re-group and rest up to get ready for a busy month
of May. Itís
going to start with another Perch Dinner on Friday, May 3rd
and if you were at our last one on Good Friday, you
wonít want to miss this one.
We have had several people tell us that it was the
best Perch Dinner they had ever had!
I will second it.
We are still getting positive feedback.
We will have another dance in May on Saturday the 4th.
Ragg Topp is coming back.
Now if you need a little music in between dances,
come to our Wednesday afternoon sing-song and the
Friday night Karaoke.
There is always a good time to be had at the