Elaine Winslow, Nancy Gale and Jan Herminston are all smiles at the Cariboo Chilcotin Child Development Centre Yuletide Dinner recently where they volunteered. Angie Mindus photo

Friendship the best gift

They call themselves the ‘Golden Girls’ of Williams Lake

Three women in Williams Lake are finding three’s a charm this holiday season.

“We’re the golden girls,” Nancy Gale joked as the trio of Gale, Jan Hermiston and Elaine Winslow showed off their matching penguin sweaters they wore to volunteer at the Yuletide Dinner.

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Gale said the friends, two of whom were recently widowed, all moved in together this fall and are really enjoying the camaraderie of sharing a living space as their personal lives have changed.

“It’s really been fun,” said Nancy, who offered that the women move into her home.

“One of them likes to clean and one of them likes to cook and I’m in my glory. It works for all of us.”


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