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NDP West Yellowhead candidate Eric Rosendahl

Eric Rosendahl is the the Yellowhead Labour Council, as well as being an emergency waiting times, investing in long-term
West Yellowhead candidate active volunteer. and home care, and ensuring that those services
for the New Democrat Eric said when he decides to do something he remain publically funded and delivered.” Eric
Party in the upcoming “jumps in with both feet and gives his all without believes that the government's focus should be on
provincial election. equivocating. [He is] strong minded and shares increased health promotion, repairing and
Rosendahl was born in what resources he has to make a positive difference maintaining health and seniors' facilities, as well as
Mervin, Sask. where he in his country, knowing always that change first making the mental health care system work for
lived and worked on the begins at home. Strong, healthy communities make those Albertans who need it.
family farm until he was 18 for a stronger, healthier Canada.” Rosendahl said, “We need to protect important
years old. He left to attend As the NDP candidate running for the West services Alberta families need, especially health and
Eric Rosendahl
Vermillion Agricultural and Yellowhead riding, Eric believes that the four major education.”
Vocational College where he spent two years issues of education, healthcare, infrastructure, and Education is another issue in which Rosendahl
completing a diploma in renewable resources and the economy require important reformation. would like to see changes and calls for smaller class
wildlife management. “Alberta is facing some tough economic sizes as well as modernization and renovations to
Eric has worked as a parks officer in numerous challenges due to a drop in the price of oil. support growing communities. “We all want the
provincial parks around the province. He and his Responding to those challenges requires protecting best for our children and we all know that a well-
wife Linda settled down in Hinton where they healthcare and education, creating new job educated Alberta is a prosperous Alberta. Getting
raised their two daughters. opportunities, and putting the needs of working and our kids' education right today will create a
Rosendahl worked at the local pulp mill for 35 middleclass families first. It means choosing the dynamic, prosperous, creative Alberta tomorrow.”
years. right priorities for those families and using our The New Democrat party is calling for a more
Although Eric is retired, he keeps busy as a smarts and creativity to make positive changes in diversified and stable economy while protecting the
spare bus driver for the Grande Yellowhead Public Alberta,” said Rosendahl. needs and services needed by all our communities.
School Division as well as for the Town of Hinton Running on the NDP's platform to cut the current “Now is the time to improve health and education,
and belongs to many local organizations such as budget, provide “stable funding to lower waiting create the infrastructure for tomorrow, and create
Hinton Fish and Game, Search and Rescue, and lists and improve quality care while shortening much needed jobs for Alberta Families,” said

MP Jim Eglinski visits Wildwood

Legion during Spring Rally

by Ellen Runn extended the invitation to our MP and hamburger dinner complete with all So now I must rush and get this off
he graciously accepted and spoke. We the trimmings. To reserve your tickets before I get busy again. Until next
Okay, okay I know I am a few days were all very honored and impressed just give one of our friendly staff a time, this has been Ellen Runn
late… I apologize. This last month and with him and his visit to our Legion. call at 780-325-2015, or you can pick reporting for the Wildwood Legion
a half have been horrendously busy President's message: I would like to them up at the branch 5111-50 Street. Branch 149.
for me. Calves wait for no one and personally extend from myself and the
come when they are darned good and membership of our Legion a huge
ready, as you well know. thank you for your continuing support
There is so much happening that I and donations to both our community
don't know where to begin. veteran's park project as well as our
Dare I say it? Should I whisper? community connector bus. It is greatly
Spring has sprung? Oh what the appreciated and we are so very
heck....spring has finally sprung, grateful. I would like to personally
woohoo! I have no idea how you feel thank the individuals, businesses, and
about this but I for one am glad to see organizations that have supported and
old man winter depart. It has been a continue to support all of our
long hard winter on all of us. And for community initiatives –President Lori
everyone that has been effected by RehnWildwood, Legion Branch 149.
current oil prices. No worries brighter Legion Lunches: Legion lunches are
days are just around the corner. up and running Thursdays starting at
We have had a very sad month at our 11:00 a.m. for a minimal cost you can
little Legion. Two of our dear friends enjoy a soup and sandwich or our hot
have passed on…to days of perpetual entree offered . We look forward to
warm sunshine and happy days. We seeing you there everyone.
have lost comrade Bob Brown and Crib Thursdays: If you are interested
comrade Joe Corriveau or little Joe as in learning the game or maybe just
we fondly remember him. Both some friendly competition come on
gentlemen were always smiling and down to our Legion on Thursdays at
doing their utmost to brighten your 1:00 p.m. and join us for a game or
day. They will be greatly missed. Joe two. Maybe come a bit earlier and
Corriveau's service will be on April have a bite to eat before the game!
27th at 1 p.m. at the Wildwood Legion Meeting: The next Legion
Legion. All are welcome to attend. Meeting will be held at the Wildwood
Get well wishes to our comrade Branch 149 on May 19. The Executive
Cecil Travis, we wish you a speedy meeting will be at 6:00 p.m. followed
recovery. immediately afterwards at 7:00 p.m.
Our monthly supper nights continue with the General meeting. The
to be a pleasure for everyone and I am meeting is casual attire. Please note
sure we will see you at the next one. the change in day as this is a long
Now we go to the news: The Area B weekend that the President would like
Spring Rally was held at our you all to enjoy.
Wildwood Legion on Saturday, March Legion Supper night: May 8 at 6:00
21. We had the honour and pleasure of pm. our monthly supper nights are
the company of our Member of always a treat and we will have live
Parliament, Jim Eglinski. entertainment provided by "The
Our esteemed President Lori Rehn Casuals". The meal will be a hot
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