Be sure to stay tuned for more info and pictures regarding this years Annual SSSC Valentine’s Day Dinner/Dance and Auction. Each year it gets bigger and better! We cannot express how much we appreciate everyones time, donations, and support throughout the year – if it wasn’t for this event many of what the club has been able to accomplish would simply not be able to happen. We are 100% funded by these events and fundraisers, we do not have any government support as we do not qualify as an Ag Society. That being said, we have done big things with what we have and continue to have big plans to grow the club, bring in more events, series, clinics etc. With that we love that it brings new people to our amazing little Village and that we can share it with others.
Date: February 9th, 2019
Where: Stirling Lions Hall
Time: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. with auction and dance to follow
BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY! open to all this year
Tickets: $25/adult (12 and up) for dinner/dance, $10 for 12 and under (if persons come to dance only it is $10) – make go fast so get yours early! if any are left there will be some at the door.
There will be a DJ and alcohol will be served. There will be a silent and live auction as well as a dessert auction. Late night snack also will be served.
We are still collecting and appreciate any donations that you may be willing to contribute and/or baking that you could donate for the dessert auction. Please contact someone from the Executive with your donations and/or ticket purchases. (See contact info page).
ALSO there are still some raffle tickets left for the SSSC/FFRS Raffle – 1st prize is $1500 tire certificate donated from OK Tire in Lethbridge , 2nd prize is a 55″ Haier 4K flat screen TV, and 3rd prize is a $300 first aid kit. The proceeds raised will be split between the Stirling Silver Saddle Club and the Family Fun Rodeo Series this year. $25/ticket but only 400 tickets available – draw date will be at the SSSC AGM Meeting on March 21, 2019.
What a fantastic season this has been. We had the pleasure of hosting Family Fun Rodeo Series, Under the Lights Barrel Racing Series, Mini Chuckwagons, Team Roping Nights, Family Nights and lots of riding was accomplished by club members throughout the season. We had lots of great weather, and many fun evenings into the twilight hours – under our NEW lights that are on a timer now as well. The facilities had some upgrades again this year besides the lights as well, including some new speakers to round out our PA system, new electronic eyes for our timed events, new roping dummy and new roping chute easy enough our 4 year old members were helping run it with ease. Added to the menu this year at the concession was our almost famous taco in a bag – let me tell you people were turning down steak dinners prior to barrel racing so they could get their bi-weekly taco in a bag fix. We were busy and we had fun – already looking forward to some awesome new events to add to the 2019 season, and returning events from this season to look forward to again as well. Coming up sooner than later is our Annual Valentines Day event – with dessert auction, silent auction, dinner and dance – this year it is for the whole family so do not wait for your tickets as I assume we will actually sell out fast this year. Our AGM is slotted for March 21st at 6 p.m. and our winning tickets for our raffle will be drawn at that time. Up for grabs is $1500 to OK Tire in Lethbridge, a 55″ Smart T.V. and a First Aid Kit (value $300), so get your tickets and spread the word. Cheers ya’ll and keep warm over the winter – see you in the spring 🙂
Please find the updated SSSC By-Laws here sssc bylaws-2 please ensure as new members that you have a look at these, if you would like a hard copy and do not have a printer there are paper copies available at the concession stand.
Our little club has a busy season booked already, with more sure to be added as we get rolling. We have events like the Family Fun Rodeo Series 3/5 in the series will be hosted at our venue. A barrel series called, Under the Lights is getting up and rolling here starting next wee already – every other Wednesday night through the summer with the finals the first weekend of September – with a saddle up for grabs. As always, we will have the mini chucks front and centre during Settler Days in July along with some family events and fun. Our concession will be available for all of these events, and a breakfast option available in the mornings for many of the rodeo series events. We will participate in the Settler Days parade and continue with our super popular team roping and family fun activity nights throughout the summer. Please remember that there is a steer fee if you are wanting to rope – you will be asked for that before you begin to rope that night ($20). Season waiver forms, membership forms are available in the black tube at the front gate – please complete one and contact an Executive member to give it to along with your payment. If you have purchased a membership for the season (family or individual) you will also receive a key to the grounds. If your require entrance to the tower or clubhouse you must contact an Executive member to be present. If you invite a friend who is not a member along with you to the grounds please have them complete the waiver and they will need to pay the $5 day fee. DO NOT lend your club key out to non-members – those who will be found doing so may risk loosing their membership. Please lock the gate when you are finished using the arena. Also, please ensure you respect the ground and others when you are on the SSSC property – review the club by-laws which are posted on the website and Facebook, or we can get you a hard copy. Mistreatment of the grounds, people and/or livestock will NOT be tolerated by any person on the grounds, member or not.
OH and you have to see the awesome tractor that has been sponsored to the Club this year – shout out to Rocky Mountain Equipment!
LET THE 2018 SEASON BEGIN!
Our club is a not-for-profit club in Stirling, Alberta. We use this yearly event as our main fundraiser to raise money for operation costs throughout the year, to help us to bring events like the Mini Chucks to our Stirling Settler Days, host Family Fun Rodeo events, provide prizes to contestants and to host numerous activity nights throughout the season particularly our popular family fun nights and team roping. Hope to see you there. We are also accepting auction item donations. Thank you for your continued support of our club.
This season has been a bit of a slower start for the club, mainly due to some upgrades we are making to the arena. We have moved the roping boxes over, created new catch pen and alley into the roping chute, as well as put in a long awaited runway into the arena as well. We are tidying that all up here this week and it will be ready to rock and roll with come our first major event of the season; The Family Fun Rodeo on June 24th (this year we are hosting two FFR events for their summer series). There will be a lot of contestants and spectators I am sure, and added to the concession this year there will be a breakfast available at this event, as well as hamburger’s (as well as our new SSSC hoodies which are super awesome – but I’m not biased at all I’m sure). We have a square available to make purchases with credit cards now as well. Check out the FFRS dates below for registration options. STAY TUNED FOR MORE AWESOME EVENTS TO COME (Settler Days, parade, mini chucks etc.).
Special thanks to all of our sponsors this year so far: Kabota Canada (for donation of a arena tractor for the season), Finning Canada, Volkswagen Lethbridge, Davis Pontiac Buick, The Merc, West Coast Reduction, OK Tire, Nelson Family Ranches, KingPin, as well as Stirling Truck and Tractor.
Wow! That was a fantastic night out on the (little) town. Our Valentine’s Day Dinner/Dance and Auction was a huge success. We had fabulous food prepared by the T&T Rasmussen duo – spaghetti dinner with all the fixing’s. The Raymond Mercantile donated a lot to the supper, and NFR donated the beef – thank you! So many awesome silent auction items from local businesses and talented individuals – thank you! Skoog’s the amazing decorating team – thank you! Clean Dance Entertainment for the boogie worthy tunes – thank you! Winter our local bar tender extraordinare – thank you! All the great baking creations for the dessert auction (high price cake of the night was $250) – thank you! And of course all the other SSSC volunteers for their help planning, preparing, setting up, working tables, and cleaning up … we couldn’t do it without you all – thank you! We will be sure to post our fundraising efforts as soon as we have all the financials squared away – but lets say it was a HIT! Here is some pictures from the night:
What could be better than a night out on the town with your honey bunny for Valentine’s Day. Let the Stirling Silver Saddle Club help make your special evening an easy one to plan. First we will have a fantastic Spaghetti Dinner, followed by an energetic and delicious live dessert auction. Then throughout the night, with the bar open (alcohol and non-alcohol bevies available) feel free to dance the night away in style with our DJ hosted dance party, but be sure to keep your eye on the silent auction or someone may get what you have your eye on! The club has made this night an Adult Only event, as all adults need some date nights free from the littles and lets face it they ate candy and partied the day before at school (most likely) – now it is your turn 😉
Tickets are available from SSSC club members – $25/dinner and dance, or $10 for the dance alone.
(Thank you to Anna Barnes for creating the poster for us!)
We had a very successful Pink event for Wild Pink Yonder’s visit and start of their last epic ride raising money for Breast Cancer research. The tally is still adding up, but it’s up over $6700 that the community raised to donate to the CRINA. We are in contention for winning Pinkest Little Town in the West, but we have some stiff competition by the sounds of it. Thank you for everyone who came out, volunteered, donated or supported in anyway. Here are some pictures from the event: