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Galloway Station
Museum manager
Shari McDowell helps
those who made
S'mores during Santa's
visit to the museum on
December 3.
photo Mikaela Kuefler

Tremendous fun during Christmas Services at
Christmas Services at
Santa's visit to museum Bethel Pentecostal
Bethel Pentecostal
by Mikaela Kuefler Shari McDowell.
6350 13 Avenue, Edson
Other activities offered during the 6350 13 Avenue, Edson
Santa arrived for a visit to the celebration included making
Galloway Station Museum on S'mores and listening to Christmas
December 3. music. Cookies and beverages were
Hosted by the Edson and District also welcome additions to the event. Celebrate Christmas Eveelebrate Christmas Eve
Historical Society, over 200 families Santa was in attendance as
enjoyed making Christmas crafts children had their pictures taken by by Candlelighty Candlelight
such as winter pinwheels, popsicle the museum staff and parents.
6:00 - 7:00 pm:00 - 7:00 pm
stick crafts, and colouring. “They “We had a great turnout. It was 6
were really fun and the kids liked tremendous fun,” said McDowell.
them a lot,” said museum manager
Christmas Dayhristmas Day
Town hosts Trails Master C 10:30 a.m.0:30 a.m.
Plan open house

by Adrienne Tait
You’re Invited to Family of Faith Church for
The Town of Edson hosted a Trails Master Plan open house at the
Galloway Station and Museum on November 29.
EDS Group representative John Buchko gave a brief presentation to A Charlie Brown
attendees regarding both their initial assessment of the current trails,
outlined goals of the plan, and expected challenges.
Buchko said, “The Edson trails are fantastically well maintained.” Christmas Service
Among possible improvements are increased and updated signage,
utilizing natural features such as streams, and providing rest areas along the December 18 10:30 am
Some of the anticipated challenges include winter maintenance, providing 463 72 Street, Edson, AB
a variety of terrain for different users while keeping the trails accessible,
creating safe and effective means of crossing major thoroughfares such as
highway 16, and education regarding wildlife management.
“People want to be in touch with nature,” said Buchko in his presentation, 780-517-7558
“When we are planning for trails we are not just planning for people we
Snoopy Crafts
Special Music
want to make sure that our wildlife and nature is protected as well.” Special Music Snoopy Crafts
A goal has been set to ensure easy and effective trails for pedestrian use. Door Prizes and Games
Door Prizes
and Games
The current trail system has been assessed and the EDS Group plans to
Photos with Snoopy
Snoopy Treat Bag
move forward establishing short and long term plans as well as a budget to Photos with Snoopy Snoopy Treat Bag
improve the current trail system and expand to meet current and future
community needs.
Buchko said because
Edson already has a
trail system established
it has a good starting
point to work from
while many other
communities are not as P INSTALLATIONS P
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who attended as well as * Residential Heating Packages
online and at the town * Electronic Air Cleaners
office regarding what
residents would like to * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
* Furnaces Replacement
see. * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
* Sheet Metal Work
* Residential Heating Packages
Residents who would FREE ESTIMATES
* Electronic Air Cleaners
like more information
* Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
or to view the map of
* Sheet Metal Work
current and potential Email:
trailsare invited to do so
online at 4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553 Edson, AB T7E 1C2 Authorized Dealer Fax: (780) 723-3552
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