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EDSON BOYS & GIRLS

CLUB NEWS



Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: July Activities: Floor hockey, Slip and
slide, spray park, Niton outdoor pool, baking, horseback riding and
ONLY RUNS IF children 5-12 years old. Last year some weeks and day trips were continued from front
much more. Summer Camp is open 8am-6pm Monday to Friday for
full so please reserve your child's spot today! Full summer,
monthly, weekly and daily rates available. Please call the club for
more information: 723-7240.
THEY SEND IN TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday nights
from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16 year olds
that want to be part of the Club's programming one night a week.
The program will offer a safe, fun and comfortable place for youth Donna O’Brien program director with the Edson Boys and Girls Club, staff Sarah Ireland, Ryan
to get together. Some Teen Night activities: yoga, dodgeball, air-
Schaeffer, Samantha Rose, Ciarra Clifton, Drake Dennison, Kyle Murray, Bailey Williams, Cara
AN ARTICLE hockey, floor hockey and of course food. Tattersall, and Dorrie Rechner took a large group of kids to the Talisman Place to enjoy some time in the
pool. Life guard Darilyn Randall instructed kids on water safety and before enjoying some water fun
KINDERCLUB: What does KinderClub do? Well they have gone
swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the museum, story time,
crafts, baking, horseback riding…& much more. Registration is open and games.
for the upcoming school year. Kinderclub operates on non-
kindergarten days (3 times a week in September, 2 in October and Post-secondary assistance through
once a week the rest of the year). Its affordable $25 per day for
the program. Pre-registration required. Grande Prairie Regional College

FAMILY FUN RAFFLE: A CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY DISNEYLAND
TRIP: Tickets are selling for $10 each and you can buy yours at
Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing store, Just Frame it and The Boys and by Deanna Mitchener number of people here in
th Edson that are taking
Girls Club at 5414 6 Ave. Last year our raffle almost sold out so
get your tickets today! Renee LaBoucane, online courses. They
manager of community come into the Edson
JAMBOREE Burger Booth Fundraiser: 2015. This is one of the Edson stewardship for West centre to be supervised
Club's successful annual fundraisers! To help make each year a Yellowhead Grande during their exams," said
success is the help from volunteers throughout our 3 days of
cooking and selling great tasting burgers. If you, your organization, Prairie Regional College LaBoucane.
business or sports team has some time to give back to Edson kids (GPRC) recently spoke at "Debbie Ceelen is our
please consider volunteering at our burger booth. Please call a Rotarian lunch held at full time staff, so she's the
Leslie at the club for more information. the Galloway Station face that everybody sees.
Museum. She does the supervising
THANK YOU!: Town of Edson, Level Up, Boston Pizza, Secure "Three years ago here in Edson. We will
energy, Northern Metallic, Iron line
Edson Rodeo, FireFit-Edson, Subway, Panago, Darcy's Welding, GPRC took over being sometimes go into the
Cornerstone Engineering, Foothills Radiography responsible for post high schools and speak to
secondary training within grades 11 and 12 students
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's Facebook the region. Our role is to at the career fairs.
page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District! assist anyone wanting to P r o g r a m s t h a t a r e Renee LaBoucane spoke at Edson Rotary about
A good place to be go to post-secondary delivered here in West the role of Grande Prairie Regional Collage in the
Yellowhead consist of
school whether or not
region.
u n i v e r s i t y c o u r s e s
they want to attend
723-7240 through GPRC. We assist towards a Bachelor continue your education the safety tickets they
LaBoucane said, "Even
with information about
need for the oil and gas
Degree in education, arts,
www.bgcedson.com how to apply for NAIT, or nursing or business. You to keep your skills up to industry, their air brakes,
date, courses are offered
class one, as well as some
where to go to get unit
can complete your
clerk training or trades business administration during the day, evening, employability training,
Proud Sponsor of the training. We can help with certificate through a and on weekends. They coaching through resume
some path-finding for
writing, and interview
can even be customized to
combination of face to
the specific needs of a
skills. We just had 10
f a c e a n d o n l i n e
anybody not just those
Edson Boys & Girls Club attending GPRC. We instruction." business or community." students graduate the end
" T h e I n d u s t r i a l
GPRC offers full time,
have a centers located in
of May who now have
Edson, Hinton, Jasper, part time, and complete Readiness Program is their class one. We have
and Grande Cache," said courses in a variety of very exciting we applied very good success rates
LaBoucane. subjects such as Word, through Alberta Works with driver training," said
"We deliver face to face E x c e l , P e t r o l e u m and received funding. LaBoucane.
p r o g r a m s , v i d e o Terminology, Medical Any unemployed or If you are looking to
c o n f e r e n c i n g , a n d Terminology, Office under employed person register, most classes are
support online programs. Procedures or Business who is eligible for the offered in a 16 week
We are very busy C o m m u n i c a t i o n s . program can come and semester system. You can
supervising online Academic upgrading is take a seven week call 780-723-5206 for
training, so there are a also offered. program. They will get all more information.
KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Kevin Arndt is an energetic eight year old. Michael Larose turned nine on July 23. “I love
Evan enjoys watching ball games and playing ball, but my favorite sport is hockey.
playing catch at home, he also enjoys This summer has been fun as the adults have
playing soccer. “I am going into grade three been letting me practice playing ball with
at Vanier once school starts back up. My them. I get to go tubing at Bear Lake for my
favorite food is pizza and color is green. I birthday and that will be so much fun. I will be
am looking forward to traveling this going into grade four in September at Vanier.
summer,” says Evan. My favorite color is red and food would be
steak (not burnt). I hope to be a hockey player
when I grow up,” said Michael.



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