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AN ARTICLE by Deanna Mitchener

August 8 and 9 the Marlboro Elders will be
hosting another free event to inspire, educate, and
strengthen the community and those wishing to learn
EDSON BOYS & GIRLS more about the Aboriginal culture. Registration is Jolene Belcourt, MP Jim Eglinski, and Courtenay Davidson enjoy a hot dog outside the Marlboro Fire
required but events are free, so please register and
Hall on July 28 in support of World Hepatitis Day. photo Deanna Mitchener
CLUB NEWS come take part in the traditional Metis fiddle lessons
with Gary Lee and Judy Gatto.
August 22 and 23 they will have drum making with
Robert and Vicky Wanyandie. On August 29 and 30
Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada you can take part in sweat with medicine, this is a
SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: July Activities: Floor hockey, Slip and very sacred ritual. September 12 come and join in a
slide, spray park, Niton outdoor pool, baking, horseback riding and medicine walk with herbologist Carrie Langevin,
much more. Summer Camp is open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday for
children 5-12 years old. Last year some weeks and day trips were September 17. Yellowhead County will be having a
full so please reserve your child's spot today! Full summer, historical tour with a pick up time at 9:20 a.m. from
monthly, weekly and daily rates available. Please call the club for the Galloway Station Museum.
more information: 723-7240.
There is something happening every month to look
TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday nights forward to. In October there will be a fish fry and
from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 year olds open mic jamboree held at the Marlboro Hall, in
that want to be part of the Club's programming one night a week.
The program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth November an Open House at the Galloway Station
to get together. Some Teen Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air- Museum, and in December a traditional Christmas
hockey, floor hockey and of course food. Dinner will be held.

KINDERCLUB: What does KinderClub do? Well they have gone Member of Parliament Jim Eglinski joined
swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the museum, story time, community members in Marlboro on July 28, in
crafts, baking, horseback riding…& much more. Registration is open support of World Hepatitis Day. "I am very excited
for the upcoming school year. Kinderclub operates on non-
kindergarten days (3 times a week in September, 2 in October and about the Marlboro Elders Culture Camp and all the
once a week the rest of the year). Its affordable $25 per day for different programs throughout the year that have been
the program. Pre-registration required.
happening. It is very important to keep our heritage
FAMILY FUN RAFFLE: A CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY DISNEYLAND and keep it alive. I hope to make it out to a couple
TRIP: Tickets are selling for $10 each and you can buy yours at more of the upcoming events here in Marlboro," said
Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing store, Just Frame it and The Boys and Eglinski.
Girls Club at 5414 6 Ave. Last year our raffle almost sold out so
get your tickets today! The Marlboro area has a rich cultural history and
they are willing to share that history. All you need to
JAMBOREE Burger Booth Fundraiser: 2015. This is one of the Edson do is register so they know how many people will be
Club's successful annual fundraisers! To help make each year a
success is the help from volunteers throughout our 3 days of attending.
cooking and selling great tasting burgers. If you, your organization, Through culture based activities and contact with
business or sports team has some time to give back to Edson kids tradition, ceremonies, and experiences this project
please consider volunteering at our burger booth. Please call
Leslie at the club for more information. will give the people of Marlboro an opportunity to
connect through generations. All events are family
THANK YOU!: Town of Edson, Level Up, Boston Pizza, Secure friendly so bring the family and friends out to learn
energy, Northern Metallic, Iron line
Edson Rodeo, FireFit-Edson, Subway, Panago, Darcy's Welding, more about our Marlboro Elders and their Culture.
Cornerstone Engineering, Foothills Radiography For more information or to register you can call Leisa Belcourt, Alberta Health Services Aboriginal liaison had children in the Marlboro community out
Leisa Belcourt, Alberta Health Services Aboriginal playing games on July 28. The kids took on Leisa and a few other adults in a game of tug-a-war,
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's Facebook
page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District! liaison at 780-712-6982. badminton and ladder ball. photo Deanna Mitchener
A good place to be

723-7240 KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Logan Larose is a delightful six year old. Jazzlyn Forsey is an adorable little girl, she
Logan says, “I will be turning seven on will be three in September. Her favorite
Proud Sponsor of the Christmas Day. Favorite color is green color is blue just like her fingernails.
and I like to eat apples and play hockey.
Jazzlyn likes to eat popcorn chicken any
Edson Boys & Girls Club I really like summertime, because I get to chance she gets. “I have a fish in a little
go to the skatepark a lot. I want to be a tank for a pet, I call it my doggy fish,” says
policeman when I’m an adult.” Jazzlyn. She is hoping to be a ballerina
when she is older.

Kids Make A Difference is sponsored by: Contributions to
“Kids Make A Difference” focusing on youth in our
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