A large crowd filled the gym at Radville Regional High School on Saturday, November 30th, for the 2013 Radville Laurier Regional Park Cabaret.
The evening began as emcee Ken Bourassa approached the microphone and thanked everyone for coming before introducing Bernadette Niemegeers to say grace. Before doing so, she spoke of Doctor Oberholzer and his recent achievement as Doctor of the Year. The crowd delivered a standing ovation.
Ken then drew number to determine which tables were first to eat. He donned a roughrider helmet from the live auction just in case there was any retaliation. As their turns arose those in attendance had the chance to enjoy turkey, with all the trimmings and a choice of dessert.
Following supper, Darryl Ferguson, a member of the Radville Rec Board provided an update on the fundraising goal of the pool. As of Saturday, there was still $80,000 owing toward the project. He explained that the facility is now nearly complete and thanked all of the volunteers who have given their time to the project.
As he took his seat, auctioneer Farron Ward took over, and with the help of his spotters, began the live auction portion of the evening. Twelve items were auctioned off during the course of the evening with a Saskatchewan Roughriders game ball, to be signed by Brendan LaBatte, being the hot item of the evening.
Following the auction and the announcement of the silent auction winners, Platinum Music Service kept the crowd dancing until the wee hours…