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County FCSS to host


Seniors Appreciation Day




Yellowhead County Family and To add to the event, seniors are asked
Community Support Services (FCSS) to complete the sentence I remember
is pleased to again be hosting a Seniors when… that should be based on their
Appreciation Day to be held at the own life experiences. Memories of
Peers Multiplex Facility on Monday, days past give others a glimpse into
June 1, 2015. what life was like back then and allow
"It's a privilege to take time out to those who lived these experiences to
honour and celebrate seniors and their share the enjoyment of reminiscing. An
contributions," says Valerie Smith, example of a submission from last
Yellowhead County's community year's event in Wildwood was I
outreach coordinator for FCSS. Seniors remember when we took our lunch to
have not only been the backbone of our school in empty syrup pails.
communities but they continue to These sentences can be submitted to
volunteer and support them. Valerie Smith via phone, email or by
The program starts at 11:00 a.m. and handing them in directly to Valerie
goes to 2:00 p.m. with the doors using the contact information at the
opening at 10:15 a.m. for attendees. bottom of this page.
Yellowhead County and Parkland To submit I remember when… Photo Deanna Mitchener
County seniors, fifty-five years of age memory sentences, contact Valerie
and over, are encouraged to come out Smith by calling Yellowhead A. H. Dakin recently had a 'Wear your hat to school day' in support of Hats on for
and enjoy a day of celebration. There is County at 780-325-3782 or 1-800- Mental Health. Seen here are Lincoln Smith, Sebastian Banuelos, Jayden Pillage,
Jaken Detert, Kasem Detert, Grant Barrett, Hailey Sanders, Aeric Jagorin, Megan
no cost for seniors to attend, however, 665-6030 or by emailing Sanders, Alison McLead, Alex Gilham, and Daniel Palisoc.
for catering purposes, we ask people to vsmith@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca by
please pre-register by May 22, 2015. May 29, 2015. Yellowhead constituents pleased
"The Alberta Government has To attend the event, please register by
designated the first week of June as May 22, 2015 by contacting
Seniors Celebration Week across the Yellowhead County. with Feds low-tax plan says Eglinski
province and it's a great opportunity to Participants are encouraged to car pool
show our appreciation for seniors in and extend the offer of a ride to
the community," continues Smith. someone who may not be able to drive The following Jim Eglinski Member of MEDICINE
themselves. statement was Parliament
made in the MP Yellowhead f o r
H o u s e o f Yellowhead,
Commons on Jim Eglinski,
th
May 11 by Jim Eglinski, Member advised his colleagues in the House
of Parliament for Yellowhead, on the of Commons, about the upcoming
Conservative Government's low-tax Professional Cycling Event that will
plan for Canadians and their be taking place in Alberta this
families. September. LODGE
MP Eglinski stated: He stated:
“Mr. Speaker, in my riding of “Mr. Speaker, Canada's biggest
Yellowhead, my constituents are professional cycling event will be
very pleased with our government's held in Alberta this year, from
low-tax plan for Canadians and their September 2 to 7, with riders from
families. These are families whose across the globe participating, along
incomes come from agriculture, with an anticipated 45 million TV
forestry, mining, energy, and viewers. RODEO
tourism. The cycling event will start in
We cut the GST, introduced pension Grande Prairie on September 2,
income splitting, created the tax-free through to Grande Cache, the
savings account, implemented the Municipal District of Greenview, on
family tax cut, and enhanced the September 3, and on to Miette Hot
universal child care benefit to Springs in Jasper National Park.
provide 100% of families with There will be a sprint up Marmot
children with more money to spend Basin on September 4.
on their priorities. On September 5, the world-class
The Liberals want to replace our cyclists will continue on to Edson,
family tax cuts with their family tax then to Spruce Grove on September
hike, taking more of these families' 6, ending in Edmonton on September
th
hard-earned income. We know that 7 .
the Liberals would raise taxes to fill I encourage all Canadians to cheer on

Das Narendra, branch manager with Edson RBC Royal Bank, spoke to Edson the $2 billion hole in their scheme. the participants by attending this
Rotary at the May 5 meeting about their volunteer efforts with local charitable However, on this side of the House, world-class cycling event in
organizations. "RBC has a Days of Service grant. RBC staff work alongside we will not let that happen to beautiful Alberta.
charitable organizations by volunteering their time on a project. On top of that the families in my riding and across Come visit us and enjoy the great
RBC Foundation will give the registered charitable organization $1,000 through a Canada.” ride. To read more about this event,
grant. I believe volunteering our time for the community we live in is also very
gratifying, getting to know different people from all walks of life," said Narendra. TOUR OF ALBERTA CYCING please visit: www.tourofalberta.ca .”
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