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Veterans Voices contributes to Edson Legion

by Adrienne Tait November and what better way to do that than people hear 'Flags of Remembrance' I want them
128 flags across the country in different to think veterans first and Veterans Voices of
Veterans Voices of Canada founder Al Cameron communities representing the 128,000 Canadians Canada second. I want this is as many
was in Edson on Tuesday, December 13 to speak killed or missing in action,” said Cameron. The communities as possible. I want this at least in
about the success of Edson's first year flags serve as a visual reminder for community every province and territory across Canada – that
Blind View participating in the Flags of Remembrance and to members of the service and sacrifices made for is our objective for next year.”
our country and in defending our freedoms.
present a cheque for $8,400 to the Edson Legion.
Window Fashions BILL MITCHELL Each year 50% of the funds raised of Edson's In 2016 nine communities across the country
NORTH NEW TRUCK SALES Flags of Remembrance will be donated to a local participated in the Flags of Remembrance
non-profit group with the other 50% going initiative. “I want to do this right across Canada;
towards Veterans Voices of Canada (VVOC). This we just need the right people in each community
Western Star Trucks (North) Ltd. first year the local Legion was selected as the to be our boots on the ground,” said Cameron,
Custom Window Treatments 26124 TWP Road 531A beneficiaries. “We have a lot more interest for next year. We
since 1988 To date Veterans Voices of Canada uses their have doubled each year. Right now it is right
Acheson, AB T7X 5A1 portion of the funds raised to support their from Charlottetown to Vernon B.C.”
One story Cameron has documented that has mission of documenting Canadian veterans' meaning for him personally is that of his great
stories. To date VVOC has documented 1,200
780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember veterans' stories from the Korean War, uncle who was killed in France. Cameron
780.542.0898 Afghanistan, World War 2, U.N., NATO and received a call from a veteran who served with
Toll Free 1-800-252-7500 current serving members. his great uncle and who was there the morning he
Phone: 780-453-3452 Cell: 780-984-2224 Cameron began the Veteran's Voices of Canada was killed and was able to provide information
Flags of Remembrance initiative in Sylvan Lake. and answers that previously had been unknown to Summers Drilling
Summers Drilling
blind view “It began in 2014 in Sylvan Lake when I thought the family. Water Well Drilling
Cameron said his goal is to make the Flags of
that remembrance shouldn't be one week in
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Remembrance a national institution. “When
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January 4, January 25

February 15 4405 50 street
4405 50 street
Stony Plain, AB
Stony Plain, AB
Legion representatives were on hand to receive a cheque from VVOC's Al Cameron for their share
April 18 of the funds raised by this year's Flags of Remembrance. Pictured here from left to right: Brian EMPLOYMENTOYMENT
Boyce, (back) Ron Coley, Jamie Simmons, Alex Winward, (front) President Wally Coes, VVOC
Founder Al Cameron, Bobbi Foulds, and Dave Velichko. photo Adrienne Tait
May 9, 30 Looking for a

June 20 Christmas full time driver
for load pick-up

and delivery.
July 11 from Drop off resume at 108 - 50 St.

August 1, 29 Anchor

Sept. 12

October 3, 24 Edson Savings and Credit Union Ltd. is committed to assisting our members and

community to achieve financial well being.
November 14 Edson Savings and Credit Union Ltd. is currently seeking nominations for positions on
the board of directors. Currently we have four positions available for nominations this
year. Two of these positions will be for a two year term and two of these positions will
be for a three year term.
December 5, 26? If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please drop in to Edson
Credit Union to pick up your copy of the director’s handbook and nomination forms at
the reception desk.
There will be no call for nominations from the floor at the Annual General Meeting in
an effort to provide all candidates with an equal opportunity to review the director’s
roles, responsibilities, liabilities and qualifications/eligibility prior to accepting a
The Nomination Committee will meet with prospective directors to answer any
photo Mikaela Kuefler questions or provide any information that is required. Please convey your interest to
the reception desk of Edson Credit Union and an appointment can be arranged.
Members from the Husky Energy Social Club donate approximately $800 Applications will be accepted until December 23, 2016.
worth of food from their food drive to the Edson Food Bank. Husky Energy
also donated $1500. From Left to right are Rob Tenney, Gary Kearse Edson Savings and Credit Union Ltd.
(Food Bank), Jennifer Georgeson, and Harold Norbert. 4912 2nd Avenue, Edson, AB T7E 1T6 780-723-4468
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