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Edson Thrift Store serving the community

by Deanna Mitchener they have around 15 to our volunteers to lift,”
20 volunteers sorting they said.
I t t a k e s l o t s o f t h r o u g h b a g s o f “We have bag sales in
volunteer hours to keep donations, Tuesday's the spring and fall to help
the Thrift Store going so a n o t h e r b u n c h o f clean out stock for the
i t c a n s e r v e t h e volunteers come in to cut next season. Once in
community. rags and sort some more. awhile we have a
“The prices are low so Wednesday, Thursday, surprise bag sale to move
they can be affordable to and Fridays they are some of the stock along.
families,” said volunteer open to the community. We have different
Diane Stelter. “ "On Wednesday we s e c t i o n a l s a l e s
“If someone is in need need at least three happening throughout
of cloths and for volunteers to work. the store. One week it
whatever reason may not Thursday we need at may be infant clothing,
be able to afford our least four volunteers and the next time it may be
prices, Family Services, then on Friday at least ladies sweaters, and so
Alberta Works, and the two to come in and work. on. The most expensive
Friendship Centre have We are open Wednesday item runs at $5 for a
clothing coupons that 12 to 4, Thursday from heavy coat or select
can be used here at the 12 to 8 p.m. and Friday i t e m s m a y b e
Thrift Store,” said from 12 to 4 p.m.," they individually priced like a
volunteer Janet Antonio. said. wedding dress,” they
The ladies said the “We appreciate all the said.
store has some great stuff people drop off to “Money made at the
cloths available from us here at the Thrift Thrift store goes back
infant to adult and in all Store.” The average age into the up keep of the
sizes. Rags are always f o r m a n y o f o u r facility, between buying
available if anyone is volunteers working here bags, hangers, markers,
Diane Stelter and Janet Antonio volunteering at Edson's Thrift Store on looking for rags for their has got to be around the paying for power, heat,
January 8. Photo: Deanna Mitchener companies. On Mondays age of 70. So please g a r b a g e d i s p o s a l ,
remember when you are cleaning and snow
Senior’s Transportation Trivia Night March 4 dropping off bags not to removal the money is
stuff them to full, as they
well used,” they said.
become very heavy for
by Deanna Mitchener needed service to our with awesome prizes Moorehead.
community.” donated from local “Polish-up those
“At present we are businesses. There are thinking caps and come Leonard Eric Plante
Trivia fact: The 17th saving towards the prizes to be won for the out for supper and a great 1934-2014
Annual Edson Senior's purchase of another new best dressed team, so night of fun and laughs Husband, dad, pop, and papa
Transportation Society bus as we feel the need work on your costumes with others in your He was loved by all
(ESTS) Trivia Night is for our services will be and come out for some group, and help support and he was ours
set for March 14. much greater when the great competition with our community bus.
The event will be new hospital opens. prizes to the winning Registration forms will
taking place once again Each year we host a fun- teams,” said Moorehead. be available on the bus or You made everything so easy when you were
at the Edson Royal filled evening of trivia, a “If you need to work you can pick one up at here. I miss you more than words can say. My
Canadian Legion. Doors night where you can the day of the event, Parkland Lodge. If you heart he took with him, but his love he left me to
will be open to the public come together with don't worry about have been a past keep. So we will never really be parted that bond
at 5 p.m. and the game friends, family, and co- missing supper, as we contestant, you will between us is too deep.
will begin at 5:30 p.m. workers and try to will have our concession receive your registration My husband was taken away
ESTS is a non-profit o u t s m a r t y o u r open when you arrive to forms by mail or E-mail. Loving wife Christina
organization that has opponents. And no, you satisfy those hunger If you have moved or for Dad, Pop, and Papa
been in service since don't have to be a brain pains. Our food was a hit some reason do not Nothing can take away
1984. President Don scientist to participate. last year, so we plan on receive your registration the love a heart holds dear.
Moorehead said, “We You just need the serving up our great forms, please do not Remembrance keeps him near.
provide affordable capability to have some chili, pulled pork with hesitate to contact Fond memories linger everyday.
transportation to people fun, that's what it is all Caesar salad, along with someone at 780-728- Love your daughters
over 45 years of age and about. Plus while having an assortment of sweet 0442 or 780-723-3522," Margaret, Tama, Angela, Dawn,
t o a l l a g e s w i t h fun, you get to help raise and sour munchies,” said said Moorehead. Grandkids, and Great-Grandkids
temporary or permanent funds for this much
d i s a b i l i t i e s . T h i s needed asset to our
transportation service c o m m u n i t y, ” s a i d OBITUARY
r e l i e s u p o n t h e Moorehead. CHALUK, Rose
community to help “We host a raffle table In Loving Memory of (nee Chomcey)
support this much which is always filled
Sophia Williamson December 11, 1931 - January 7, 2015

It is with great sadness that we
In Loving memory of a husband, father, In Loving memory of a husband, father, announce the passing of Rosalia
She was taken without any warning,
grandfather and great gr
grandfather and great grandfatherandfather Her going left hearts filled with pain; Charitas (Rose) Chaluk of Edson,
But though she is gone from amongst us, Alberta, on January 7, 2015.
Left to mourn her loss and cherish her memory; her
in our hearts she will always remain. daughter Crystal Chaluk, sons Ken (Mary Jayne) Chaluk,
Gordon When the shadows of night are falling Dave Chaluk, and Brian Chaluk all of Edson, Alberta,
daughter Sharon Pittet of Osoyoos, British Columbia,
son Doug Chaluk of Kelowna, British Columbia, seven
And we are sitting alone
Mitchell There always comes a longing dear grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and her beloved
little dog Vivee.
If you could only come home.
Rose was predeceased by her husband Ken Chaluk,
March 25, 1924 -January 20, 2005
her parents John and Rose Chomcey, brothers Jerry
Your loving husband Lloyd and sons Chomcey and Denny Chomcey, sister Anne Morrow, twin
-Walter's family (Connie); Jillian (Matt) and sister Ollie Yakimchuk, and son-in-law Guy Pittet.
Every day in some small way Austin; Courtney (John) and Oliver At Rose's request, there will not be a service.
Memories of you come our way; -Lorne (Jody) and Kaycie Interment of cremated remains will take place at a later
Though absent, you are ever near, -Paul (Kristy) Megan and Jack date.
To send condolences online, visit our website at
Still missed, loved, always dear. -Gary (Clarissa) Evan and Nicholas
Forever loved and missed Thank you to all our friends and family for The Foothills Memorial Chapel
June, Roy, Robert, Kieth, Rodd, the cards, meals and kind words we “Serving West Central Alberta
for more than 65 years”
Kathy, Shirley, and Families received.
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