Page 11 - March 6, 2017
P. 11


Yellowhead County recreation grants awarded

On Monday, January 23 the Yellowhead to assist with costs related to their Senior's Chair funding for their Family Fun Night on March 4,
County Recreation Board held their Regular Exercises program in Wildwood. This program is 2017. This event is for the whole family, with
Meeting and administration is happy to announce geared towards senior's whose goals are to entertainment geared towards children. The
that the following funding requests were improve strength, flexibility, mobility and Society is looking to hire a hypnotist to put on a
approved by the Board: balance, improve social and emotional wellbeing children's show, with a supper provided
Carrot Creek Community Association received as well as to help maintain participant cognitive afterwards.
$1,479.70 in Arts & Recreation Initiatives functions through complex exercise. The Yellowhead County Recreation Board's
Funding to purchase 30 new easels for their The Carrot Creek Community Association next meeting will be held on April 24th, 2017
monthly paint night. received $1,836.00 in Recreation Program/Event with the grant applications deadline being March
Green Grove Recreation Board conditionally funding to help pay instructor costs for the three 31st, 2017. If you have any questions or are in
received $5,000.00 in Arts & Recreation fitness classes offered at their community hall. need of any help with filling out and completing
Initiatives Funding to assist with the start-up of These classes include Piyo, Yoga and Barre and your application, contact Yellowhead County
the Niton Archery Program. In order to allow for will be offered from January to April. Recreation/Parks Supervisor, Crystal McNernie
greater participation, funding will be used to Ravine Community Association received at (780) 723-4800 or 1-800-665-6030.
purchase an additional backstop net, 12 bows (10 $1,441.37 in Community Hall Capital Assistance
right handed and 2 left handed), 60 arrows, 5 funding to purchase gravel for their community
targets and 2 additional bow stands. hall parking lot.
Lobstick Literacy & Learning Society received Beaver Meadow & District Agricultural Society Come back to me,
$2,000.00 in Recreation Program/Event funding received $1500.00 in Recreation Program/Event
with all your heart.

Not getting a Fire Permit may cost you
Sacred Heart Parish, Edson

Not having a burn C o u n t y o f f i c e . There are a variety of residents contact either
permit after March 1 (for Campground fires and reasons why the fire the Fire Guardians at Celebrating the
existing or new burns) burn barrels within this hazard in your area their local Yellowhead Sacrament of Reconciliation
m a y c o s t y o u area, excluding the might go up – and you County office or the
significantly – even if hamlet of Evansburg, do might not be aware that local Alberta Agriculture
you don't start a wildfire not require a permit but they're happening. When and Forestry Department Wednesday, March 8
or grassfire. Make sure may be restricted later in we have your permit for more information and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
you get your free permit the season if fire levels information, we can to obtain a permit.
for any existing or new reach a fire ban. Fire notify you so you can put C o n t a c t t h e
fires. permits for the rest of the out your fire – and avoid Yellowhead County Fire Sacred Heart Parish invites
Starting March 1, all county can be obtained starting a bigger one and Department at 1-800-
burning activities in by contacting Alberta's steer clear of potential 665-6030 for more current and former parishoners
Yellowhead County will Agriculture & Forestry charges and monetary information. to open your hearts to God.
require a fire permit, department. costs.
excluding campfires as Fire permits lets Due to the varying fire
well as burn barrels in Yellowhead County permit requirements for
c e r t a i n l o c a t i o n s . know where authorized different Fire Protection
Yellowhead County fires are planned and Zone areas within
residents are reminded to they help us to notify you Yellowhead County, we
take extra care while if conditions change. r e c o m m e n d t h a t
burning this spring as dry
conditions and strong
winds can fuel fast OBITUARY
burning grassfires. SMITH, Stanley
“Fire permits will be May 1, 1925 - February 18, 2017
required for any new or
existing burn in the On February 18, 2017 Mr. Stanley
Yellowhead County Fire Smith of Edson passed away
peacefully at the at the age of 91
Permit Area,” says years.
Left to mourn his passing is his
Yellowhead County daughter, Diana Smith;
Deputy Fire Chief Cory grandchildren, Denise Martin, Leah
Chegwyn. “And we're Smith, David Smith and great grandchildren, Zena
reminding everyone to and Seth Martin.
Stan was predeceased by his loving wife, Vivian and
take all the necessary son, Carl (Butch) Smith; his parents; eight siblings
precautions during any and nephew, Wayne.
type of burn on their Stan was a hard worker having many jobs
property.” throughout his life; even after his retirement from
Luscar. Although most of his career was as a parts
If you burn without a man for a variety of companies, he worked for CN,
permit and accidentally was a barber and was also the projectionist for the
local theatre and drive-in.
start a wildfire – or even Stan loved to garden and was always building or
if firefighters are sent to tinkering with something, usually the many cars he
check your burn – you had. Stan will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Funeral Services were held on Saturday, February
may be held responsible 25 , 2017 at 11:00 from the Bethel Pentecostal
for any firefighting or Church in Edson. Pastor John Greiner officiated.
other costs. Agricultural Interment followed in the Glenwood Cemetery.
If desired, donations in Stanley's memory may be
producers and other made to The Community Care Foundation -
businesses, as well as Recreation Department Edson - P.O. 6300 Station
property owners should Main, Edson, Alberta T7E 1T7
e n s u r e t h e i r f i r e
preparedness plans are in Condolences can be forwarded to the family by visiting our
website at
place to quickly respond Foothills Memorial Chapel
to potential wildfire “Serving West Central Alberta for more than 65 years”
“Our Commitment Is To You”
T h e Ye l l o w h e a d
County fire permit area CORRECTION:
covers the area north of Home plans that have appeared in Mint Homes
Highway 16 and east of ads in The Weekly Anchor
H i g h w a y 2 2 . are the property of E-Designs Plans PO Box
Yellowhead County fire 5455, Station Main, Devon, Alberta
permits for this area are Toll Free: 1-855-675-1800 Bus: 780-987-3741.
free and available Our apologies for the permission/oversight and
through Fire Guardians any confusion or problems this may have
at either Yellowhead caused.
   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16