Sometimes family history is commemorated when a landmark is named in their honour.  Here are some some bragging rights for the Banda family.

Wax up your surf boards because we are going surfing on Banda Lake!

Wouldn't it be something to have a street named after you?  If you are a Donison you can hold your head high as you cruise your car up and down Donison Drive!

Gabriel Krasuin was killed during World War II (WWII) on June 9, 1946.  To honour his contribution a lake in Saskatchewan has been given the name Krasiun Lake.

In northern Saskatchewan a quiet bay on a lake is named for a young soldier named Dan Cojocar who died in WWII.

In 1935 a dance troupe in Kayville called Arcaşul (The Archer) was keeping Romanian music, dance and dress alive.  People had to make their own fun in the early days of prairie life.  Joining into community activities and contributing to enriching the lives of others was just good fun.  I imagine these young people entertained at many celebrations around the region!

Glenn Francis Yost was killed in World War II (WWII) as a member of the South Saskatchewan Rifles in the fighting that followed the D-Day invasion of France.  To honour his contribution a lake in Saskatchewan has been given the name Yost Lake.

In 1935 a dance troupe in Kayville called Arcaşul (The Archer) was keeping Romanian music, dance and dress alive.  People had to make their own fun in the early days of prairie life.  Joining into community activities and contributing to enriching the lives of others was just good fun.  I imagine these young people entertained at many celebrations around the region!

Subcategories

Blurbs are short descriptions about the lives of individual people.