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Annual KidsFest at Pine Grove Middle School

by Deanna Mitchener

The fifth Annual KidsFest was held at the Pine
Grove Middle School on March 11for families
with preschool aged children. The event brought
Blind View in over 300 people who braved the cold weather
Window Fashions to be there.
KidsFest gives parents an opportunity to see
what is available in the community for kids 0-5
years of age. The event offered crafts and
activities for children and parents, along with
information from professionals on health and
Custom Window Treatments programs.
since 1988 Anna Vander Haeghe, a member of the Early
Childhood Matters Collation said, "It was an
excellent day with a large turn out from the
780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember community. There was great support from our
community health, education, and social services
780.542.0898 who put together booths and were here to answer
There was plenty of booths set up with local
specialists, such as speech and language,
occupational therapy, dental services, and Child
blind view programs available, including FCSS County Robyne Wilock teaches youngsters and parents how to play some musical instruments during
and Family Services. There were also various
the Annual KidsFest held on March 11 at Pine Grove . photo Deanna Mitchener
playschools, Yellowhead Koinonia Christian
School preschool, Edson Play School, Edson
window Yellowhead Public School Division to name a Edson RCMP Officer assaulted with weapon
Friendship Centre, FCSS Parent Link, and Grande
The Edson Tumblers Gymnastics Club had a On March 11 Edson RCMP were called to a Stevie Brett, 28, has been remanded into
fashions bouncy house and an obstacle course kids could complaint regarding a female at a rural gas custody and is charged with assaulting a peace
explore. Many of the booths had play centers to
station. Police were advised that the female was
officer with a weapon, administering a noxious
build and play in. There were tables for crafts,
coloring, and three different music teachers came displaying erratic behaviour and in possession substance, possession of a prohibited weapon,
of a weapon.
in at different times to interact with kids. resisting arrest, obstructing a police officer, and
There were also tables set up with all kinds of Police attended the gas station where it's mischief to property over $5,000. Edson RCMP
different fruits and vegetables kids could eat or alleged bear spray was deployed against one are continuing to investigate and are requesting
they could make their own trail mix to take home. Officer. After a brief altercation, the female was anyone with knowledge of this occurrence to
January 23 There were balloons, door prizes, and much more. arrested by Police. Unfortunately, some contact Edson RCMP at (780) 723-8800, or
bystanders in the gas station were also subject
Terri-Jean Baillie, Project Coordinator for the
Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-
Mental Health Capacity Building Project said, "It
is great to see so many people out with their to the effects of the spray. The one Officer 8477 or online at
subjected to the spray subsequently received
February 13 families, learning about things that can help foster treatment at the Hospital and was released.
resilience in kids."
The nominations are:
March 6, 27 CONGRATULATIONS Vice President - Sandy Moore
President - Sharon Hawboldt
April 17 KRYWULAK! Treasurer - Bogusha Pomerenke
Secretary - Katie Olsen

On graduating with Distinction
Board member nominations are:
Becky Bayley, Catherine Benko, Darlene
May 8, 29 from the Acupuncture Chouinard, Deanna Mitchener, Debbie Bezaire,
Program at Grant MacEwan
Debbie Ceelen, Doris Sinclair, Karl Dalzell,
June 19 University and for receiving Louise Connolly and Pam Thesen.
the Dean’s Medal of
Dinner Tickets are available at

July 10, 31 Excellence in the Faculty of Health and The Chamber Office, Monday to Thursday
from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. $20/each
Community Studies.
No charge to attend the AGM.
August 21 We love you, Mom, Dad and family Mayor Greg Pasychny will be speaking
about the new Parkland Lodge.

March 25, 2017
October 2, 23 March 25, 2017 Thursday, March 23, 2017
11 am to 3 pm
11 am to 3 pm
7:00 p.m.
November 13 Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta Yellowhead Chapter invites you to the at Galloway Station Museum
Wild Sheep Foundation Alberta Yellowhead Chapter invites you to the
Galloway Museum on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm
Galloway Museum on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm
for an Open House with the following specialty outdoor equipment
for an Open House with the following specialty outdoor equipment 223 55th Street, Edson
December 4, 25 and shooting suppliers:
and shooting suppliers:
KUIU Ultralight Hunting
KUIU Ultralight Hunting
Southern Ear Custom Hearing Protection
Southern Ear Custom Hearing Protection
Specialized outdoor equipment and custom hearing protection
Specialized outdoor equipment and custom hearing protection
can be purchased or ordered from these suppliers 211-55th Street, Centennial Park, Edson, AB * T7E 1L5 *
can be purchased or ordered from these suppliers
Phone: 780-723-4918 * Fax: 780-723-5545
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