News Briefs forSeptember 15

The Town of Ladysmith has shuffled its meeting dates

Ladysmith Council reschedules meetings

The Town of Ladysmith has shuffled its meeting dates, extending the summer break and avoiding a clash with the Oct. 19 federal election.

A meeting of council and the Municipal Services Committee has been rescheduled from Sept. 21 to Sept. 28, extending council’s summer break from five weeks to six.

An Oct. 5 council meeting has been rescheduled to Oct. 13.

Council’s Oct. 19 meeting has been cancelled.

Council gets back on track Nov. 2, with its regularly scheduled meeting, then meets: Nov. 16, Dec. 7 and winds up its 2015 calendar Dec. 21.

For meeting agendas and minutes you can visit or call 250-245-6400.

Prize pot grows in Legion draw

The pot in a Legion card draw has topped $1,200, Diane West reports.

Whoever pulls the Ace of Hearts first from a diminishing deck will win the money, with a draw conducted at 8 p.m. each Saturday.

Members and guests get to put their names in the pot every half hour from 3 p.m. on, and whoever’s name is drawn at 8 p.m. gets to pull a card.

The pot grows by $40 every week.