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County honours volunteers at annual Gala

by Mikaela Kuefler year but not everyone puts in a name. Some go just as well and we'll use their feedback forms
organizations don't want to single out one to try and make it better next year," said
Yellowhead County Community Services held specific individual," said Robinson. Robinson.
their annual Volunteer Appreciation Gala on Names were put into a draw for a chance to win
April 27 at the Edson Legion. a gift certificate to the Mayfield Dinner Theatre. Paul & Maureen Radcliffe are pleased to
"It was a really good night and we had a record Winner this year was Eric Karlzen.
number of people from about 30 different groups People attending also had a chance to win a announce the safe arrival of their
attending. It's growing every year," said FCSS door prize, such as hammocks, a selection of art granddaughter Mavis Jaclynn Bauman,
Supervisor Wendy Robinson. work, a coffee maker, a gift certificate from daughter of Ryan & Emma Bauman.
For supper was chicken cordon bleu, ham, Jacqueline Gardens, and a rain barrel.
salad, and vegetables. Dessert was cheesecake "Each different unit in the Community Services Born April 2, 2017
and upside down pineapple cake prepared and Department purchased a gift for a door prize so
served by members of the Legion and the Ladies everyone has the opportunity to win," said
Auxiliary. Robinson.
"It was a delicious meal and was very filling," Musical entertainment for the evening was
said Robinson. provided by the Weebles.
Groups were invited to fill out an outstanding "It feels good to spend an evening
volunteer nomination and choose someone acknowledging the people who are usually doing
whose work they appreciate every year. that for others. These are people that are usually
"We invite them to highlight what great work it the ones putting on the meal for someone else.
is that they do, so at the volunteer appreciation It's nice for them to be able to sit and enjoy
night, we read out the nice words said about that something, to have a nice evening, and to know
person. They can pick someone different every that they are appreciated. We hope next year will


Annual Food Drive

from September tofrom September to
Wednesday, May 17, 2017Wednesday, May 17, 2017
A record number of volunteers attend the Yellowhead County Community Services annual
Volunteer Appreciation Gala on April 27 at the Edson Legion. photo Mikaela Kuefler

Wildwood Legion supper planned May 12 NEEDED

Our next supper at the be Tuesday, May 16 with C o m e i n f o r certificate draw, and
Royal Canadian Legion the Executive at 6 pm and refreshment, comradery, 50/50 are every Saturday to go door to door to go door to door
Wildwood BR. 149 will the General meeting at 7 lunch or a game of crib. 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. and collect donations.and collect donations.
be May 12 at 6 p.m. The pm. Hours of operation are Tickets are a $1.00 each
meal will be creamed Everybody is welcome Thursday 11am to 5:30 and it's always a great
c h i c k e n a n d t h e at the Royal Canadian pm and Friday and afternoon so please join If interested please call
entertainment will be Legion Wildwood BR. Saturday 1pm to 5:30 pm. us.
provided by Runaway 149. Meat Draw, basket/gift 780-723-1350.
Train. Meat draws will go
throughout the evening.
We received a very
special donation from
Ellen Greenwood and
Connie Gatzke. These
ladies made and donated
an album representing
the May 16, 2016 Grand
Opening of the Royal
C a n a d i a n L e g i o n
Wildwood Branch 149
Veterans Park and the
Celebration of the second
Community Connector
Seniors Transportation
Bus —just in time for the
one year anniversary.
The album is on display
at the Legion and
everyone is welcome to
come in and have a look.
Thank you ladies for your
donation, time and
dedication it is greatly
Our next meeting will
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