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Super hero and princess



party March 7



by Deanna Mitchener adults and there will be purchased at the Boys
door prizes, crafts, and Girls Club Monday
Now what child sparkle tattoos, character through Friday between
doesn't enjoy super and child pictures, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. or at
heroes and princesses? Captain Red making Jensen's.
The Edson and District balloons, DJ dance, “This fundraiser will
Boys and Girls Club candy table, food, and so not only be a wonderful, Photo Adrienne Tait
along with the Edson much more.” fun, and memorable for
Kinettes will be hosting “Our biggest attraction kids but the funds go to
a children and adult is a company from two organizations that
super hero and princess Edmonton with an army support Edson youth. It
party on March 7. of volunteers that will be is a great way to spend
The party is happening coming. They will be the afternoon with the
at the Royal Canadian dressing up as characters kids. We know both the
Legion in Edson from 1 so kids can meet, talk, kids and parents will
p.m. and goes until 4 and dance with them. have a wonderful time,”
p.m. These volunteers are said Langman.
Leslie Langman, also making their For more information
executive director for the characters favorite contact the Boys and
Boys and Gils Club, dessert to give out to the G i r l s C l u b a t
said, “The event is semi- kids,” said Langman. info@bgcedson.ca or
formal for kids and T i c k e t s c a n b e 780-723-7240.

New indoor play space



for toddlers and parents Jace Foisy, Kori Cunningham, Tahlia Palkin, and Baya Martin practiced
eating with chopsticks as part of learning about Chinese culture as the
by Deanna Mitchener Parent Link Nursery School students celebrated Chinese New Years.
Early Childhood Matters is running a pilot project out of the Boys and Girls
Club to see how great the need is for extra indoor play space for families with No Spray program yearly renewal
children under the age of five.
The added indoor play space will be available Thursday mornings from 9 a.m.
to 12 p.m. until the end of March giving parents a place to interact with their kids Yellowhead County Agreements will no May 1, 2015.
while the weather is still not so nice outdoors. Agriculture Services is longer be allowed Yellowhead County
The location and time are temporary to begin getting feedback from the now asking landowners renewal unless adequate r e q u i r e s e a c h
community and parents on the need for more space. who do not want control work has been landowner/occupant
There will be a short feedback questionnaire for parents about times that may herbicides applied completed and re- who has signed the
work best, and days of the week. a d j a c e n t t o t h e i r e v a l u a t e d b y agreement to fulfill their
So if you have a child under the age of five and would like to have a voice property to either sign up Yellowhead County obligations before the
please stop by the Boy and Girls Club Thursday between 9 a.m. and noon. with a new agreement or Agriculture Services. July 15th deadline. After
renew their agreement We are hoping that this the July 15th deadline,
Community taskforce annually prior to April renewal process will Yellowhead County re-
motivate agreement
assumes responsibility
1st of each year.
In the 2014 season holders to commit to for weed/brush control
to develop program Yellowhead County t h e i r v e g e t a t i o n on Yellowhead County
Roadsides and may
management. Renewal
Agriculture Services has
identified through an of No Spray Agreements apply herbicide adjacent
for Edson homelessness inspection process that will no longer be t o n o n c o m p l i a n t
accepted by phone. A
properties if necessary.
some of the agreement
Residents who have
their obligations with No
submitted yearly and
by Deanna Mitchener driven approach that by Dr. Solina Richter at holders are not fulfilling new form will need to be a n y c o n c e r n s o r
The Edson Friendship provides immediate the Galloway Station Spray Agreements that approved by Yellowhead questions with respect to
Centre has been moving access to permanent Museum. have been signed. Some County Agriculture the spraying of roadsides
towards a collaborative housing, in addition to “We presently have a r e a s a r e b e i n g Services staff. in their area or No Spray
project to address flexible, community- two medical students neglected and the weeds If you have chosen not Agreements are urged to
homelessness in the based services for people Daniel Brewster and and brush continue to to renew an agreement contact Yellowhead
Edson area. who have experienced Emily Ewan who will be spread which in turn for 2015, we ask that you County Agricultural
Pavan Sonpar-Pahwa, homelessness. The core helping with set up for increases the eventual please remove your Services at 1-800-814-
RSW has recently joined principles include a d d r e s s i n g t h e c o s t s o f c o n t r o l . signs prior to the start of 3935 or (780) 325-3782.
the Edson Friendship immediate access to challenges of rural Neglected No-spray the spray season starting
Centre as the program housing with no housing homelessness in Edson,
coordinator. Pavan has readiness requirements, d e v e l o p m e n t o f Weekly Anchor Copy Depot
lived and worked in consumer choice, and stakeholder task force,
Edson since 1997. She is self-determination and planning group,”
a registered social which is enabled through said Pavan. PASSPORT PHOTOS & MORE
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“This project is based addiction outcomes, program that best meets Resident Photos & more
on the Housing First reduce involvement with the needs of Edson. The
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approach. This has been system, reduce costs program is to develop
implemented in both associated with justice t h e s t a k e h o l d e r
Canada and the United system and health taskforce, hire relevant DROP IN
States, in addition to expenditures, and reduce staff, and to implement
s e v e r a l E u r o p e a n hospitalization and program services by the AND SEE!
countries. It can be emergency visits,” said fall of 2015,” said Pavan.
adapted to many local Pavan. If you are an interested
contexts, including rural The first phase of this community member
jurisdictions, and areas p r o j e c t i n c l u d e s willing to participate in
with low vacancy rates,” research, education for this initiative, please 5040 3rd Avenue, Edson
said Pavan. the community, with a contact Pavan @780-
“It is a consumer- presentation on March 5 723-5494. 780-723-5787
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