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Community thanks Armchair Travelling at




the Edson and District Public Library
first responders February 23, 2016, 7:00 to 8:00 pm


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Edson’s ambulance service crew attended the First Responders Dinner and
Revenue Sharing 'cheque in the mail' Dance held on February 5. First responders and their spouses received a
No changes to the funding formula, dates, or assessment base free ticket in appreciation to come to the event. Photo Deanna Mitchener
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for them. here tonight,” said team and it is that team A trip to Ethiopa with
"It's great to see so Gomuwka. that brings to the
many members out from “We have 135 people forefront, our safety.
$8 million grant for water our emergency services. here tonight. We gave all Keeping a safe healthy Barbara Prescott and Marsh Hoke
treatment in town, county They don't get much of the first responders and community, that is our Travel to Ethiopia, a land of beautiful mountains and
their spouses a free ticket
goal. When we are out on
an opportunity to get
together other than at an in appreciation to come a scene we are all one
emergency situation. to the event. We also family and team." farmland, and ancient cities where early Christianity thrived.
Hopefully, tonight will asked the Run of Hope Mary Cliff, on behalf See the churches of Lalibela, carved from the rock, biblical
The Weekly Anchor give them a bit of an group to join in and help of Citizens on Patrol, headwaters of the Blue Nile. Finally, learn about some of the
frescoes from the 15/16th centuries, and Lake Tana, the
said, "It is an honour to
with some extra hands
opportunity to socialize
see everybody here
for the evening. Money
and the community
JANUARY PRICE BUSTER! members to come out raised from our 50/50 tonight and for us to be a animals and birds of this beautiful country.
part of the gathering. Our
and say thank you," said
and silent auction items
volunteers are growing
will be split between
Zahara.
Kristie said, "This
“Do it for our event came about just Victim Services and in numbers which is
really good to see,
Citizens on Patrol," said
kids and through conversations Gomuwka. because we have been at
about a lot of things that
an all time low. Now we
Mayor Greg Pasychny
grandkids have happened in our welcomed guests, and on are getting up in The Weekly Anchor
because if we community, and what we behalf of town council numbers, meaning we FEBRUARY
don't the price can do to support the first a n d c o m m u n i t y can have more patrols JANUARY PRICE BUSTER!
responders. It has been a
members, thanked all
out. We really appreciate
is too high...” rough couple of months First Responders for all working with our team,
and we recognize that they do in and around the and wish we could do it
and sometimes we forget community of Edson. more often. Hopefully
that they are out there Fire Chief Al Schram after the great turn out
doing their job, and said, "What a great event tonight we can."
doing a superb job at to be at, thanks to all the The night was filled
what they do.” organizers. It is a great with speeches giving
“I think the turnout is honour to be recognized. recognition to all, great
1/4 page and ½ page ads Vanier’s exceptional and the Speaking on behalf of food, lots of socializing
our department, one of
response we have got
and laughter. There was
from the departments, the key things to lots of dancing, and even
for the month of January. they were so happy that remember is out there we a dance competition 1/4 page and ½ page
between the RCMP and
we were doing it. We
work closely with the
the Fire Department.
EMS folks, the RCMP,
have the Edson Fire
Organizers hope this
TRIPLE YOUR IMPACT! Department, the Edson a n d o t h e r f i r s t can become an annual
responders. We are a
RCMP, and the EMS all
event.
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The Marlboro Elders,
Historical Society, said,
entertainment. All
KILLER! ESCAPED in partnership with the “Through culture based events are family-
MOM Edson and District activities and contacting friendly, alcohol and
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