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Celebrate local volunteers

during National Volunteer Week

by Deanna Mitchener Volunteering comes in many forms hours of volunteering for Habitat volunteer your time and energy
and it is what makes a community and still found time to help me with painting. I could not have done it
National Volunteer Week is strong and vibrant. This week is the the project.
recognized from April 23 to the perfect time to say thank you to Another thank you to my good
29th. Every April Volunteer Canada volunteers and celebrate the positive friend and neighbour Yvonne
leads us in celebrating National impact of volunteerism. Teichroeb for stepping up to
Volunteer Week. Let's keep our community strong
Our volunteers do so much in and with volunteers and teach our youth
around our community so let's show how to volunteer. If you have a Thank You to the
them just how much we appreciate special volunteer story you would
everything they do. Every act of like to share please contact the volunteers who support
volunteering is so important to our Weekly Anchor or myself at:
local organizations and groups, and the seniors at Sunshine
even on a personal level.
Although volunteers enjoy helping On a personal note: I would like Place Lodge and in the
out when they can and do not expect to thank the many people who have
anything in return, it is still helped my family and I out this past community.
important to let them know they are year. From just a friendly
appreciated. Letting them know conversation to brighten my day to
right away is always great, but helping with some renovations and
National Volunteer Week offers a painting (for someone else) you
particularly important way to show were there and never wanted
your appreciation to them, and the anything for all your hours. Thank
community. you all very much. Thank you Judy
National Volunteer Week is when Paynter for volunteering your time
we can all take time to recognize and energy helping me with the
volunteers and celebrate the power renovation project. You truly are an
of volunteerism in our community. amazing volunteer with over 3,000


We Thank You!

The Town of Edson

thanks the many volunteers

who serve on various

Boards and Committees.

On behalf of the Edson Elks
Club #87 Ken Biron presented
SCOPE a cheque for $1,000.
There to accept from SCOPE
is David Schnur and support
staff Amy Court. Sheri Brown-
Kreshewiski Director at
SCOPE said, "We now have
four houses that we support.
We opened two new ones last
year and we have 16
individuals that receive support
in the homes. Thank you so
much for this donation 100%
goes to our individuals."
photo Deanna Mitchener
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