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Recycling Depot celebrates with free Christmas lunch




































"We really can't do it without all those volunteers," said Anne Auriat at the
Recycling Depot's free Christmas lunch. Pictured left to right: Maria Westhaven's grade 3-5 choir singing a few Christmas carols as a special
Shukaliak, Heather Norberg, Anne Auriat, Jane Anderson, Lori Stang, Judy surprise at the Recycling Depot's free Christmas lunch on December 13.
Misadventures 30 Grigat, and Karyn Calliou. photo Cassie Kushniruk photo Cassie Kushniruk

by Cassie Kushniruk
c o m m u n i t y , a n d
unload and sort their member comes in later to traditional Christmas lunch.
recycling into their do something else,” hymns and spread The room was filled beautiful singing by the
IMG 5936: The Recycling Depot looked festive as The Christmas season corresponding bins. Auriat explained. “It's Christmas cheer to the with delicious aromas, We s t h a v e n c h o i r
members of the community gathered for a free Christmas involves the act of After, the seniors are our give-back day.” Two m e m b e r s o f t h e friendly chatter amongst throughout the lunch.
lunch sponsored by the Edson and District Recycling giving, whether in the encouraged to go inside o f E d s o n ' s t o w n community attending the f r i e n d s a n d t h e
Society. photo Cassie Kushniruk f o r m o f p h y s i c a l the depot building to councillors even came to
presents, or selfless acts visit with one another volunteer helping set up
IMG 5956: Westhaven's grade 3-5 choir singing a few of giving back to the and have some coffee. “It and serve the lunches to
Christmas carols as a special surprise at the Recycling community. Members of encourages them to m e m b e r s o f t h e
Depot's free Christmas lunch on December 13. photo the Edson and District know that this is a community.
Cassie Kushniruk Recycling Society and friendly place that they As the lunch is based in
other volunteers gave can come down to ask the Recycling Depot, the
IMG 5958: "We really can't do it without all those back to the community, questions and bring their group continues to
volunteers," said Anne Auriat at the Recycling Depot's free focusing on the seniors, recycling,” said Auriat. encourage recycling by
with a free Christmas
Christmas lunch. Pictured left to right: Maria Shukaliak, “Christmas is a special u s i n g r e u s a b l e
Heather Norberg, Anne Auriat, Jane Anderson, Lori Stang, lunch on December 13th one,” said Auriat about c o n t a i n e r s a n d
at the Recycling Depot.
the Christmas lunch, “I decorating the dining
Judy Grigat, and Karyn Calliou. photo Cassie Kushniruk
While those of all ages think of it as an room with Christmas
were invited to the lunch, appreciation day for all decorations from the
IMG 5960: Recycling Depot's Daniel Schnee, Mike Sapp, the lunch happened on the people that come to Take-It-Or-Leave-It.
ad Naoni Croteau are stationed outside to help seniors with what is called “Senior's the depot.” With three “It's a way to encourage
their recycling in light of Senior's Day and the free Day” at the Recycling turkeys, 200 butter tarts, recycling and waste
Christmas lunch Dec. 13. photo Cassie Kushniruk D e p o t , w h i c h i n and a plentiful amount of reduction,” said Auriat.
December runs on the other Christmas fare, the On top of the delicious
second Wednesday. lunch served 217 people C h r i s t m a s l u n c h ,
“Since 2003 we've of all ages. Westhaven's grade 3-5
started Senior's Day,” “We really can't do it choir was there to sing
said depot manager Anne without our volunteers,”
Auriat, and one of the said Auriat. While the
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would have a hard time volunteers and Auriat
bringing their recycling went out themselves to
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