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Tragedy strikes the Bread of Life Mission

by Miranda L'Hirondelle someone had laid a vehicle tire
full of wood and paper beside the
The Bread of Life Mission had storage room outside and lit it on
experienced an arson attack when fire. The storage room is
someone tried to light their house connected to the house and
on fire at approximately 10:30 received damage to the door,
p.m. on December 11. inside the room, and even melted
This happened while everyone some of the eavestrough. “The
was in bed, but luckily one of the police were supposed to be back
members got up to head to the the next morning,” said Findlay.
washroom and noticed the smell “We had a young guy and he
of smoke and burning plastic, just ran all over the house getting
then woke everyone up to get everybody out, even the dog was
them out of the house. “The shivering down on the end of the
neighbor just got back from work room,” said Findlay. Thankfully
and he already phoned it in,” said none of the residents that are
Jim Findlay, the Religious staying at the house were injured
Leader. in the fire.
It was then noticed that

Yellowhead Agricultural

Society plans new

Agriculture Events Centre

submitted Christine Davis done, i.e. insulation, equipment,
dirt, and lighting. However, the
The 2017 AGM for the current facility is aged and is no
Yellowhead Agricultural Society longer able to support the demands
had a great turnout this year. The or needs of the membership and a
attendees enjoyed the roast beef new facility with the ability to host
supper provided by the Best events with larger attendance,
Western Inn in Edson. The Board indoor plumbing, and user
welcomed many new faces and are versatility is greatly needed for the On December 15 Jim Findlay, Religious Leader at The Bread of Life Mission
looking forward to another Edson and Yellowhead County area. was looking at the damages caused by the fire that someone set at around
successful year. Funding plans are underway with 10:30 p.m. on December 11. photo Miranda L’ Hirondelle
Shelley Pratt was awarded the the guidance of Performance
Volunteer of the Year Award, in Sponsorship Group, Inc. and
memory of Michelle MacRae and construction guidanceis being WILLMORE WINTER WONDER
Joanna James. To honour Shelley's provided by McElhanney
tireless dedication to the success of Consulting Services Ltd. FAMILY FUN
the YAS Concession, she will enjoy For more information on how you
a weekend trip to Jasper, thanks to can sponsor or donate to the project, December 28, 2017 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
our award sponsors. please contact Judy Haber at
The highlight of the night was the January 7, 2018 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
unveiling of the future “Edson m or 1-403-966-4605. Any January 21, 2018 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Agricultural Events Centre”, a questions in regards to the project February 12, 2018 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
71,000 sq. ft. Indoor arena that is can be directed to Christine Davis at February 25, 2018 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
being constructed at the Rodeo or
Grounds in the very near future. 780-728-5058 or contact any of the March 4, 2018 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Plans to commence construction in Building Committee members. March 18, 2018 from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.
2018 are underway, with the design Thank you to all of the Sponsors,
and budget having recently been Volunteers and members of the
approved by the Society members. Yellowhead Ag Society for making
The YAS Building Committee this year a success! May you have a Head out to
have been planning this new facility Merry Christmas with your friends Willmore Park
for many years and is very excited and family and a healthy and
to see it starting to come to fruition. prosperous Happy New Year! Be and have some
The usage of the existing indoor sure to check out our 2018 Family Fun
arena over the past eight years has Bullarama planned for May long on the
increased by 700%, largely due to weekend! Toboggan Hill.
the many upgrades that have been

Free Hot Dogs -
You Cook Over
an Open Fire.
(Food Bank

Sponsored by: Bannister GM The Weekly Anchor&

Concept plan for the Yellowhead Agricultural Society’s new For more information call Willmore Park
Agriculture Events Centre. 780-723-7141
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