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Business coach speaks at Chamber hosted event



by Deanna Mitchener early 20's I thought I would be retired before the rest
of my friends graduated from University. But like
The Edson and District Chamber of Commerce most people that get into business, after six months I
recently brought in entrepreneur Marty Park to speak had maxed my credit card and hadn't paid myself. I
at the Galloway Museum. started to realize this is a little more complicated
Marty has been awarded the Business Coach of than I thought it would be."
blind view the year for Canada and North America. He is on his dad's house and went from playing business to
"My business partner and I got a second mortgage
recognized internationally for his work developing
both business coaches and their practices around the doing business. I have been in 13 different
window world. businesses in seven different industries. I realize
Louise Gale, workforce consultant for Alberta
each town is a little different, but there is a bit of a
theme that crosses over all of Alberta," said Marty.
Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, said, "I had the
Marty used examples from his companies so the
fashions Conservative pleasure of bringing Marty out to work with our audience could relate to his ideas and he took time to
Chamber in Jasper, the Hinton Business Support
iews Whitecourt, and it was such a huge success we owners who were present.
Network, our Business Support Network in
answer questions from the crowd and business
The Chamber hopes to bring in guest speakers on
needed to bring him here to Edson."
Guest Column by Clyde Corser
a regular basis for the community.
Marty said, "Like any ambitious person in their
January 4, January 25 Traffic stop in Edson leads

Traffic stop in Edson leads
February 15 to drug and weapon charges to drug and weapon charges


Conservative
March 7, 28 iews On March 17, 2016, shortly after 8pm, Edson possession for the purpose of trafficking of cocaine Marty Park entrepreneur from Calgary talks with

a group of local business owners at the Galloway
and cannabis resin, possession of methamphetamine,
RCMP stopped a suspicious vehicle near the
April 18 Guest Column by Clyde Corser Westhaven School in Edson. The officer noticed possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of Museum on March 10. photo Deanna Mitchener
several indicators of drug possession and arrested
proceeds of crime, possession of a weapon
dangerous to the public, obstruction of justice, and
the driver for possession of a controlled substance.
Police searched the vehicle and located several two counts of failing to comply with conditions of a
May 9, 30 knives, a baseball bat, a large amount of currency, recognizance.
Hicks is currently in custody and his first scheduled
drugs, and indicia of drug trafficking.
Richard Allan Hicks is charged with two counts of
appearance is set for April 5, 2016.
June 20 Suspect captured in relation to sexual offences

July 11 Charges were sworn against 24-year-old Brett locating Thiessen the Edson RCMP thanked the
After seeking the public's assistance in
David Thiessen, previously of Carrot Creek,
August 1, 22 Alberta on March 16, 2016 in relation to sexual public for assisting in his capture on March 19.
offences, including child luring over the
Thiessen is currently in custody and waiting a
bail hearing.
internet. There were concerns Thiessen may
If you have any information on a crime and
Sept. 12 commit further offenses of this nature. you want to remain anonymous, you can contact
Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477
(TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com.
October 3, 24 You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime
Stoppers, and if you provide information to
Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you
November 14 may be eligible for a cash reward.


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