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Niton Central Fundraising Society hosting family photo shoot

by Mikaela Kuefler

The Niton Central Fundraising Society raises
funds for school activities and items that aren't
covered by the government or aren't within the
“If there's something needed within our school
and they didn't have the funds for it, such as a
computer, new chairs in the staff room or student
lounge, or a field trip, they could come ask us to
help with it,” said President Tammy Ruggles.
The Society was previously called the Niton
School Playground Society for many years and
changed their name because, “We are the
community for the school,” said Ruggles.
The group consists of nine members. “We've
got a good group of women who are willing to
get out there and do something,” said Ruggles.
Currently, the Society is working raising money
for the school playground to fix the drainage
issue and for new equipment. They have just Members of the Niton Central Fundraising Society Tammy Ruggles, Miranda Morden, Stacy
under $45,000 saved up so far and are asking for Clark, Nadine Sherman, and Rebecca Cronin volunteer for an event to raise money for the
donations to help. school. photo Mikaela Kuelfer
“We're going to end up spending the majority
of the money on the playground because the $100, with $75 going back to the Society.
drainage issue is so bad we need to fix it. It's Families will be sent fifteen proofs to be Carrot Creek
going to take a good chunk of money away, plus approved by the family. Photos will be taken by
we also want to get some equipment. If there was Laura Miller with Blue Diamond Photography Woodland Cemetery
a class who needed money, we wouldn't have and will be put on a hard drive. To book a time,
that to help them so we'd have to put on an call Tammy at (780) 795-3935. ANNUAL GENERAL ANNUAL GENERAL
event,” said Ruggles. Families can choose from three backgrounds, a MEETINGMEETING
To raise money, the Society puts on various country theme, a classic theme, and a green
events at the school. “We're pretty good at Screen. Sunday, May 7
throwing an event together and having a blast “If they wanted to be silly, they totally could,”
with it,” said Ruggles. said Ruggles. 7:00 p.m. at
The next fundraising event is the family photo The Society holds meetings every month at
shoot at the school on April 28 at 2:30 p.m. – 8 school in the Green Grove Public Library at 10 Carrot Creek Hall
p.m and on April 29 at 10 p.m. – 6 p.m. Families a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. Everyone Welcome.
have a half hour in their photo shoot. Cost is

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grader will only do more damage,"
During the Yellowhead County said Soroka. caring for generations of local families
Committee of the Whole meeting The County is looking at letting
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on April 18, councilors discussed the roads dry up, which will take Treating Families Like Family
the condition of the County's roads another six weeks for them to get
from all the moisture this season. back into shape. "There's a lot of
"We need more consideration on potholes," said Soroka. NOW OPEN IN EDSON
everybody's part," said Councilor Currently, there is a gravel
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"It's like spring break up is Councilor Berry. The Choice is yours
extended. We never fully recovered Russell suggested that everyone
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Discussion focused on the loads. "We have to make this work."

Edson RCMP continue seeking

assistance locating missing man

Edson RCMP continue to ask for brown hair, brown eyes with
the public's assistance to locate 56- glasses, blue jeans, wearing a plaid
year-old Tyrone Kellerman. jacket with red shirt.
Tyrone was last seen at the Edson Edson RCMP are requesting
Wal-Mart on February 13, 2017 at anyone with information regarding
approximately 10:00 a.m. Tyrone this incident to contact them at 780- Lanny Busby Andrew Dick
may be driving a dark blue 2003 723-8822 or call your local police. Owner Business Manager
Dodge Ram diesel truck with If you want to remain anonymous, Funeral Director, Embalmer Funeral Director
Alberta plate BFT8284. There is a you can contact Crime Stoppers by
general concern for his safety and phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS),
well-being. by internet at, 5204 50 St, 5901A- 3rd Ave
Tyrone Kellerman is described as or by SMS (check your local Crime Evansburg, AB T0E 0T0 Edson AB T7E 1R8
a Caucasian male, 5'9” tall, 200 lbs, Stoppers (780) 727-2791 780-723-0955
for instructions).
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