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460 returns completed by Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

by Deanna Mitchener The CVITP is a collaboration between
community organizations and the Canada
Revenue Agency.
The Town of Edson with the help of volunteers
has been helping residents prepare their seasonal
"We were very fortunate to partner with the
income and it has been a very successful program. Friendship Centre who provided us with a
Arlie Blakely recently moved to Edson from confidential and welcoming setting to house the
British Columbia where she had been a dedicated program," said Byers. "With the support of six
volunteer with the Community Volunteer Income dedicated long-term volunteers we were able to
Blind View Tax Program (CVITP) program for many years. complete 460 tax returns in March and April for
Window Fashions FCSS Manager Tanya Byers said, "We were very community members who met the criteria and
fortunate that Arlie was able to commit to the
needed a hand."
program in Edson." "Without our volunteers this would not be
Blakely volunteered four days a week for the possible so we owe them a great deal of gratitude
months of March and April at the Town's tax for providing this meaningful and valuable
clinic held at the Edson Friendship Centre. service in our community," said Byers.
Custom Window Treatments The program was coordinated by the Edson's If anyone is thinking about becoming a volunteer
since 1988
FCSS department with Athena Tymofichuk taking for the 2018 tax year please contact Tanya Byers
the lead ensuring volunteer efforts and services (FCSS manager) at 780-723-4403 to gain an
were well coordinated. understanding of the program and decide whether Arlie Blakely volunteered her time helping
780.723.5734 Julie Van Ember or not it would be a good fit. members of the community get their income tax
780.542.0898 forms ready. submitted
Volunteers needed for Willmore
blind view Park trail building

window fashions by Deanna Mitchener on another new trail called Root 66.
This trail system will extend west into
crown land.
The Edson and Area Cycling
Association had its first trail building More volunteers are appreciated on
2017 Ads session of the season at Willmore Monday nights to help out. Many
hands make light work and trail
Park on May 8.
Volunteers wishing to help with the
please come out and lend a hand
ongoing project are encouraged to building is no easy task without it. So
meet Monday nights at the overflow —better yet two hands.
campground entrance at Willmore No experience is necessary as those
Park at 7 p.m. that are there will lead you in what
The Cycling Club has done a
needs to be done. Just be sure to wear
January 23 A car-sized sinkhole on the passing lane of Highway 16 westbound near tremendous amount of work on good gloves, closed toed footwear,
building new trails for the community bug spray, and bring along some
Entwistle forced the partial closure of the highway as traffic was diverted to to use, as well, these trails will attract bottled water. Come and be a part of
February 13 the eastbound lanes on May 9. Repairs were underway by the afternoon. Currently, volunteers are working some friends along the way.
making this trail system and meet
many tourists to the community.
photo Dana McArthur


April 17 Mint Homes Ltd.

May 8, 29

June 19 Mint Homes

July 10, 31

August 21 IT’SIT’S Needs a

September 11 BBBAAACCCKKK!BBBAAACCCKKK! Three bedrooms and two bathrooms Spacious country kitchen
with central island Spectacular vaulted ceilings in dining and living
rooms Double car garage with bonus room above Main floor
October 2, 23 CHUBBY CHICKEN!CHUBBY CHICKEN! laundry The master suite has a four-piece en suite and his and hers new ad
closets Shelves flank the fireplace in the massive great room The
bayed out breakfast nook and large kitchen combine to create a
November 13 wonderful relaxing atmosphere The kitchen boasts a walk-in
pantry and over 20’ of spacious counter
space A second bedroom can double as a
For these plans
den or home office Beautiful bayed dining
December 4, 25 45 Street, room at front for May 22

Hwy 16 Edson Member of National Home Warranty Program
Phone: 780-723-2330

Fax: 780-723-5068
Go for the flavour! 780-723-4824 Email:
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