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meeting Family Day Extravaganza
with photo Ana Manning
14th Annual Run of Hope County...
set for October 4 by Deanna Mitchener celebrating their eighth year and involve the community with w h o a t t e n d e d H i n t o n ' s
Halloween event put on by their
some fun activities for small
hosting this Family Day event.
County ENERGY & OIL see page 2 Gean Chouinard, organizer of The Edson and District children and their parents for foster parents. The idea came
developing the annual Edson and District Caregivers are a local group of Family Day. about that Edson could start a
Chouinard said, "What
capital FEATURE: COUNTY Caregivers Family Day foster parents, kinship parents, actually started this idea were family event on Family Day. It
started eight years ago and now
and adoptive parents who came
Extravaganza, along with many
strategy policy ENERGY County volunteers, were happy to be together eight years ago to try Jim Toner and Leanne Feregotto the whole weekend has come
and plan... EDUCATION discusses together with the Town of
IN ACTION! public consult Edson's 'Unplugged'. There are
many different activities
on facilities & h a p p e n i n g a r o u n d t h e
Edson Cycling programs... community now to encourage
families to get out and take part

Rotary Assoc. focuses see page 4 in some family fun."
WELLNESS Kicks on Wilmore Pembina Valley Daze begin August 7 SPORTS volunteering their time helping
"We have 4-H students
into
trail expansion
to set up and supervise the
PROJECT Gear Sports tourism games. We have a student from
Holy Redeemer High School
an economic generator Medals for doing face painting. Like any
other organization it is getting
CHARITY BALL... Edson harder and harder to get
volunteers,” said Gean.
Gladiators...
“There are a lot of things going
on around town this weekend.
see page 8 Numbers may be down with
more activities happening, but
offering a wider variety of
COMMENT activities for people to take part
in allows something for
Tip everyone, and for that I am very
of A special pleased. Plus now they have
three days to take part in all the
the Hat breed of activities," said Gean.
Margaret Lachance, a foster
people... parent support worker and
volunteer, said, "I think this is a

see page 6 great thing for families with
small children to come to. A
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nice way to create opportunity Valentine’s Tea
AUCTIONS Edson and Samantha Barker assists two year old Gavin Perzul at Whirl Ball at the Edson and District for families to come together
and do things.
Area’s Best Caregivers Family Extravaganza held on Family Day. photo Deanna Mitchener

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