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The solar electricity hype
Eye opening presentation at 'Trauma in Youth' program

by Deanna Mitchener truck and 10 miles out of other side of that door are
town you lose control two RCMP Officers and
Amanda Stuhl-Oling going up a steep hill and Victim Services. She
shared the tragedy about skid across the highway. knows her life will be
how she lost her father to You hit the other vehicle changed forever…
a 19 year old impaired head-on and both The young woman
driver, as the keynote vehicles explode. The who was awoken by the
speaker, during the next thing you know RCMP that night to say
Prevent Alcohol and ambulance workers are her father was killed by a
Risk Related Trauma in over top of you in a ditch, drunk driver –was19
Youth program on April your skin is severely year old Amanda.
12-13. burned, and someone is Grade nine Parkland
This impaired driver yelling that you just student, Deanna Wilson,
was out drinking, ended killed a man. Then the s a i d , " I t h o u g h t
up stealing a vehicle, and world goes black. Amanda's story was very
then killed an innocent Later that evening a moving. Hopefully it
man and destroyed many y o u n g w o m a n i s will help people to stop
lives with bad decisions. sleeping soundly when drinking and driving. I
Her story goes like this: the doorbell rings. When am very glad I came to
You're 19 years old. You she reaches the door, her the program. It has
have your whole life stomach knots up and really opened my eyes."
ahead of you. Earlier this her heart sinks. On the
evening you headed out
for a couple of drinks in a
bar, but then ended up
partying and drinking in
a hotel room for several STUDIO TOUR
hours. The occupants Show and Sale
just decided to end the
party, but you weren't
ready to go. Now hotel 25% OFF JUST IN TIME FOR
security has just kicked MOTHER
you out.
Handmade Glass Items
It's late October and Handmade Glass Items
freezing rain is pouring
Sat., April 23 & Sat., April 30
down. You're drunk, in a Sat., April 23 & Sat., April 30
10 am - 4:00 pm
miserable mood, and 10 am - 4:00 pm
want to go home. You DIRECTIONS (on Edson Drive):
make your way across North on Hwy 748 approx 15 kms
the street to another hotel left at Twp Rd 545 First drive on left
when you see a welding
Amanda Stuhl-Oling was the keynote speaker on April 12 and 13 during the truck left running in the 780-723-5734
P.A.R.T.Y Program. Deanna Mitchener parking lot. You steal the
Julie VanEmber
No children please.
Volunteer Gala for Yellowhead County Live torch, Hot kiln, Sharp glass

* Furnaces Replacement
* Furnaces/Air Conditioners
* Residential Heating Packages
* Electronic Air Cleaners
* Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
* Sheet Metal Work

4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553
* Furnaces Replacement Edson, AB T7E 1C2 Fax: (780) 723-3552
* Furnaces/Air Conditioners Authorized Dealer
* Residential Heating Packages
* Electronic Air Cleaners
* Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
* Sheet Metal Work
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Yellowhead County volunteers gathered for an Appreciation Gala on April 14 at the Edson Legion.
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
by Deanna Mitchener provided by Jessica Heine and her band. well repairs.
well repairs.
Wendy Robinson, FCSS supervisor for
On April 14 Yellowhead County hosted a Yellowhead County, said, "We have 140 individuals
Volunteer Appreciations Gala for non-profit groups representing 41 programs and groups. We are
and volunteer agencies throughout the county. honoured for all their hard work and dedication
This was the sixth year of the Gala and the first year throughout the year."
that it was held in Edson at the Royal Canadian
Legion. In addition to the dinner they had a list of
Greetings were provided by Mayor Soroka at the nominees that were honoured as 'outstanding
start of the evening acknowledging the value of the volunteers' by their groups for their dedication.
contributions by everyone in the room to the Door prizes were also awarded during the evening, 4405 50 str
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communities of Yellowhead County. 780-963-1282
and guests were treated to a game of Jeopardy Stony Plain, AB
Stony Plain, AB
Dinner was served, and entertainment was focusing on Canadian volunteers.
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