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Tour of Alberta reaches

Edson September 6

by Adrienne Tait l e a v e s E d s o n o n 50 Streets will start at 5
September 6. “As the p.m. election
As town staff and tour progresses through Work for the Sunday
residents gear up to host town we will have morning kick off to leg
the fifth leg of the Tour rolling road closures five is scheduled to start
of Alberta town council much like a parade,” at 4:45 a.m. with
has approved the J i m D e s a u t e l s vendors and the festival
necessary road closures community services open by 8 a.m.
to allow for set up at the director said at the Stage 5 of the race will
festival site as well as Tuesday evening town start in Edson on the
t h e r o l l i n g r o a d council meeting. morning of September
closures as the cyclists According to the 6. The race will begin
make their way through proposed schedule tent following the national
town. crews will arrive to anthem at 10:30 a.m.
Starting on September begin clearing the with the festival
5 staff and volunteers parking lot and setting wrapped up by 11 a.m.
will begin set up around up tents around 3 p.m. For more information
Talisman Place. The on the Saturday. The or to volunteer at the
road will remain closed street closure for 11 event please contact the
until after the tour Avenue between 49 and Town of Edson. Sarah Ireland (senior program coordinator), Drake Dennison (leader), and Ciarra
Clifton (leader) with the Boys and Girls Club helped the kids on August 17 to make
some ooey gooey gak. Photo Deanna Mitchener not used

International Overdose Awareness Day Aug. 31 YOU ARE INVITEDOU ARE INVITED
by Deanna Mitchener prevention training. HIV West Yellowhead is
to a T
offering this free training and attendees will be to a Teaea
There has been an increase of accidental overdose trained to inject Naloxone into themselves or into
in Honor of
deaths, largely due to Fentanyl being sold to and others to reverse the effects of an opiate overdose, in Honor of
used unknowing by buyers in the province and and what is required in order to obtain one of the
country. And it is happening closer to home too. lifesaving kits," said Davidson.
Prevention and education coordinator Courtenay To find out further information or to register you Kay
Davidson, with West Yellowhead HIV, said, "HIV can call 780-712-2509 or toll free 1-877-291-8811.
West Yellowhead along with other HIV HIV West Yellowhead is happy to arrange
organizations in the province have partnered with alternative training sessions for a private group as Rosen’s
Alberta Health Services to educate, train, and well.
empower clients, drug users, and service providers
to take a stand against accidental overdose deaths."
August 31, 2015 marks International Overdose From 1 to 5 pm
Awareness Day. HIV West Yellowhead will be
Su hosting a training session on overdose prevention at the
Summers Drilling Water Well Drillingmmers Drilling Water Well Drilling
as well as talking about the Naloxone program that
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers is being rolled out across the province. Pioneer Cabin
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water "Drug use in our province has become more
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
well repairs.
well repairs. risky as the drugs have become more potent, less in Edson on
expensive, and easier to buy or manufacture. As
the rate of drug use increases so does the risk of an August 30, 2015
accidental overdose which can result in death. HIV
West Yellowhead is committed to the health and Everyone Welcome
safety of all of the communities in our region. We
believe that training individuals how to recognize, Nicole Chatelaine enjoys time at Bear Lake Park on August 7 with Leah Chatelaine (6), Theresa
assess, and treat an overdose is a key part in Chatelaine (4), Jean Luc (2), Georgia Sewell (2), and Lucy Sewell (2). It was a great way to spend a hot
afternoon playing in the sand and water. photo Deanna Mitchener
providing quality care, support and education to
4405 50 street5 50 street 780-963-12820-963-1282 the individuals we serve, as well as the community S. McLean
Stony Plain, ABny Plain, AB
Sto as a whole," said Davidson. CONTRACTING
"Come join us at the Marlboro Community Hall
on August 31 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. to talk about
this program, complete the training, and learn how
you can save a life. All participants will be GRAVEL SALES
provided with snacks and beverages as well as a
certificate for taking the Naloxone and overdose
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