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Drayton Boys

and Girls


CLUB NEWS Club visit

Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada Edson
On behalf of the Boys and Girls
Club of Edson & District, we'd by Deanna Mitchener
like to thank community
members for supporting our Enjoying what neighbouring communities have
non-profit organization at the to offer is just what a bus load of kids from Drayton
Edson Street Festival on July Valley did on July 28.
The Drayton Valley Boys and Girls Club
13,14 & 15. organized a day trip to Edson. Last year the club
spent the day at Kinsman Spray Park. This year
With your help we were able to they were hoping to do something a little different At Willmore Park, Janai Redman, Dallis Cartwright, and Mackenzie Burnett with Edson
raise over $9000 at our BBQ and spend part of their day at Willmore Park, and Community Gardens helped welcome the Drayton Valley Boys and Girls Club to Edson on July
28. photo Deanna Mitchener
fundraiser which will go toward finish off the day at the spray park.
Edson Community Gardens came out to
fun afterschool and summer Willmore Park to greet the bus of 40 kids and their
programming for local children! leaders. The three staff from Community Gardens MP Jim Eglinski announces
Thank you for your donations Janai Redman, Dallis Cartwright, and Mackenzie
and support. Burnett brought out bird and bat houses to keep the
kids busy while learning about the wilderness Christmas Card Art Contest

A special thanks to Boisvert around them. Each student got to choose which
house they wanted to build.
Law Group, Castle Rentals, After they were done building the houses they Ottawa: Calling all Artists! Submissions b. Their name and photo with their winning
Edson and District Chamber of were able to paint them how ever they wanted. wanted for my 2016 Christmas Card Contest. entry to be published in all the local riding
Guidelines, Rules and Conditions:
Commerce, Independent Sandie Labrie, leader of the group, said, "The This contest is open to all students in my newspapers.
Grocers, Shoppers Drugmart, kids loved their trip to Edson and said it was the Yellowhead Riding who are in Kindergarten to .Submission Deadline: Friday, October 14,
Sobeys, the Town of Edson and best field trip they have been on, and hope to come Grade 8; 2016.
Good luck! Use your imagination, and most of
Each entry must be accompanied by a signed
all of the volunteers! back again next year." entry form. (See my website:; all, have fun!
The large group spilt up into smaller groups, so
A good place to be while one group was building houses, one group All formats welcome…water colour, pastel, UPCOMING EVENT
was out doing a nature walk learning about the crayon, oil painting, pen and ink drawing,
723-7240 different plants. One group was playing in the park photograph, etc.
Finished artwork with the entry form to be
with all the great items from Early Childhood Matters Green Shack, and another group was submitted, postage free, to my Ottawa Office at: August 12
having a wiener roast. Once completed, they all MP Jim Eglinski Edson Community Garden from 1 to 3 pm.
ANCHOR wonderful. We are so grateful that they supplied Justice Building planting, bug exploring, pet rock painting
The Proud Sponsor of the switched. Room 304 Enjoy various activities such as flower
"The team from Community Gardens were
House of Commons
Edson Boys & Girls Club
and more. See the worm compost, build a
and helped all the kids with their houses. We can
The winning entrant must agree to allow:
not thank them enough for such a warm welcome OTTAWA ON K1A 0A6 bird or bat house to take home and learn
about the species in the garden. Followed
Their name, age, grade they are in and the name
from one community to another. The kids had a
The eekly blast," said Labrie. of their school to appear on the finished by a barbecue and refreshments.
Christmas Card;
5040 3rd Avenue 780-723-5787 KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

Ryder Fendelet is four and a half Jakob Sorenson is seven years old.
years old. Ryder says "I like to play Jakob said "when summer is over I will
with toys and go camping. I like the be going into grade two at Vanier
color blue, and the best thing to eat School. I'm glad we are on summer
is mushroom soup. I don't have holidays right now and not in school.
brothers or sisters to play with yet. I My favorite color is orange, and my
have four dogs for pets. I want to be favorite food in the whole world is
a doctor when I grow up." cheese pizza. We have two dogs.
When I grow up I'm going to get
involved with Rotary like my dad and
hopefully a police officer."

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