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Rotary’s Centurion Club’s inaugural meeting

by Deanna Mitchener the event and covering the costs of renting the nominated ahead of time by the board of the Rotary
Galloway Station Museum. The next deadline for Club of Edson,” said Sorensen.
The Rotary's Centurion Club of Edson had its submitting your funding application is June 1. The “During the social each member votes for their
inaugural meeting at the Galloway Station Museum Centurion Club of Edson has a simple goal, to bring preferred charity, and that's how each organization
and Travel Centre on March 25. together 100 men and women in the Edson area who earns extra money to help their charity. That is also
Two candidate organizations were up for care about local community causes and want to help. how busy people can help many local charities out in
consideration with both groups giving a presentation Our club is uniquely designed for extremely busy our community,” says Sorensen.
about their non-profit group. people who do not have time to commit to frequent If you are a non-profit organization and would like
The two organizations that presented were the meetings or fund raising activities. Each member the Centurion Club to consider your organization for
Matamao Seniors Club, and the Edson and District commits to paying $100 membership dues every funding, go to and fill out
Community Learning Society. Both gave very good three months. Then four times a year we meet for a the application and send it in. If you do not have
presentations, and it was up to the Centurion one hour social to discuss two local charities or non- access to a computer contact Troy Sorensen at 780-
members to vote on where they would like to see profit organizations. The two candidates are 725-3061.
their money go.
The Edson and District Community Learning
Society requested funds to upgrade the computers
available for adult courses and other learning
The Matamao Seniors Club requested funds for
events and outing for the members of the Parkland
Centurion Club organizer Troy Sorensen said,
“The Matamao Seniors Club won $1,575 with 75%
of the votes, and The Edson and District Community
Learning Society won $525 with 25% of the votes.”
“A special thanks to Shell Canada for sponsoring

Centurion Club member Troy Sorensen, hands Centurion Club member Troy Sorensen, hands
Sam Block representing the Matamao Seniors Sarah McPhee representing the Edson and
club a cheque for $1,575 on March 25. District Learning Society a cheque for $525 on
Photo Deanna Mitchener March 25. Photo Deanna Mitchener

Edson & District

Recreation Society



April 20, 2015

Edson & District

Recreation Complex

6 p.m.

Sundance Room

We are currently looking for volunteer
board members.

Applications can be picked up from the
Town office or the Recreation Complex.
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