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For only $6500
For only $6500

move into your
move into your

new home for spring 2015
new home for spring 2015

*Some conditions apply

blind view



Run March 16 photo Adrienne Tait

Run March 30 Town of Edson CAO Mike Derricott introduced Kayla Parsons, the new
executive assistant, at the council meeting on March 17. Parsons hails from
Photo Adrienne Tait
Edmonton and said she is looking forward to getting settled in the new role.
Blind View West Yellowhead Emergency Shelter

Window Fashions caring for those in need This wonderful home wants to welcome you.
You will appreciate the open concept, three
by Deanna Mitchener being referred for a bit of longer stays when bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The master
Custom Window Treatments history. They offer needed,” said Lunger.
since 1988 The West Yellowhead transportation to the “Right now we run with bedroom can be your special retreat.
Emergency Shelter has Hinton shelter by either eight full-time staff that
been open since October Greyhound bus or tax, if operates the house 24
780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember 4, 1985 shortly after the needed. hours a day. We are Don’t hesitate.
780.542.0898 society was formed in Marjorie Lunger, always looking to
January 1984. executive director for the recruiting anyone with a Let’s make Creekside your new home in 2015.
The women's shelter is We s t Ye l l o w h e a d H u m a n S e r v i c e s
situated in Hinton, as a Women's Emergency Educational background,
central regional location Shelter in Hinton, said, who may be looking for
for those they serve in the “Our mandate for stays is casual employment,” Call Lexie at 780-723-3110all Lexie at 780-723-3110
Yellowhead County area, 21 days. Every seven said Lunger.
Edson, and Jasper. d a y s w e d o a “We have a regional
The shelter helps reassessment depending volunteer board and we
women and children who on each situation, as they are always looking to
have been abused, all are different and need recruit board members
abused women that have to be personalized to each from outside of Hinton,
no children, and women mother, women, and so we have regional
in crisis. Girls under the child. Some may only representation at all THIS WEEK’S FEATURE
age of 18 are also need a night or two while times. Board members
welcome, if there is a others require a longer have the option of calling
need, and Children's stay.” Lunger has been into a phone conference Mint Homes Ltd.
Services would then be working at the shelter rather than driving if the
notified and involved. since 1994. w e a t h e r i s n a s t y.
There is a referral “Our average stay is 15 Meetings are held the
process to start and days, 90% of our funding fourth Monday of every
anyone can do a referral: comes from Alberta other month,” said
the RCMP, Victim Human Services and Lunger.
Services, hospital, a Housing and Homeless “We are a registered
friend, family member, Supports. We have society and do take gifts
co-worker or most times reached our physical in kind. Whether a
women come by a self- capacity, as we only have donation is for $20 or two
referral. f o u r b e d r o o m s dollars, we do not have a
The shelter can be funding10 individuals. set price to donate before
reached at 780-865-4359 We are licensed for 11 you receive a tax receipt,
and staff is there 24 beds and hopes for future any financial donations
hours, 365 days of the plans are to possibly will receive a receipt, and
year. Staff will need to build a larger shelter, is greatly appreciated,”
speak with the person allowing more beds and said Marjorie. Country style living with room for everyone and everything . This plan looks great from
the front or the back. The covered front veranda with craftsman style posts along with the
stonework and wide corners & trims give it a great curb appeal. Step into the front foyer &
you will quickly see the open kitchen & great room areas. On the left of the foyer you have
a spare bedroom across from a 3-piece bath with a 48" shower. Also the laundry room is
located here which has enough room for maybe a sewing area. At the other end of the hall
you have an office or a spare room, then you enter the master bedroom. The ceiling is
Water and Puddles attract them so be prepared coffered. A large walk-in closet next to the ensuite. The ensuite features 2 sinks with a
makeup table, a spa tub, a custom 60" shower and a private toilet room. A long narrow
After the winter melt many children window above the mirror will provide natural lighting. Now onto the "L" shaped kitchen
encounter puddles and like to explore that features a walk-in pantry, space for large appliances, and a working island with a
them. Your toddler spies that tantalizing lunch bar. The island is angled to match the coffered ceiling in the great room. A wood
burning fireplace in the great room for those cooler nights. The dining room has plenty of
pool of water, and the urge is to make a windows to help light up these areas. A French door leads out to the covered rear deck An
splash. Although parents get soggy open curved stairwell takes you to the developed basement which includes one more
cloths, lively outdoor play activities are bedroom with a walk-in closet. A 3-piece bath is next to a to large unfinished storage area
important for your child's development & mechanical room. There will be plenty of space in the family room for pretty much
of independence and autonomy. anything you would like to put there. Now Dad will love his new 4-5 car garage with one
Research shows when children play in bay as a drive through. All overhead doors are 8' high. The floor slopes to sumps. There are
natural environments, their play is more 2 man doors and a 2-piece bathroom for added convenience. There is something for
diverse, imaginative and creative. Let everyone in this home plan. Plan 2011595
them jump and play, just ensure they are dressed for the puddles or any other weather.
Member of National Home Warranty Program
Recognition From Early Childhood Matters goes out to In Your Drawers. For taking
in and storing donations for Yellowhead Woman's Shelter. Many woman and children Phone: 780-723-2330
depend on clothing donations.
Fax: 780-723-5068
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