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Edson FCSS celebrates 50 year milestone

Desautels, and MP Jim Eglinski. Both 780-723-4338.
MP Eglinski and Mayor Pasychny Block Parties can be also be hosted
spoke about FCSS' important role in in the winter months. A maximum
the community. rebate of $200 is available from the
For more information on FCSS Town of Edson Community Services
programs contact the Town at 780- Department towards eligible expenses
723-4404 or visit the town website. for a Registered Block Party. To
FCSS Family and Parent Link Centre register for a Winter Block Party you
is located at 4818 7 Avenue in the can contact FCSS Manager Tanya
lower level of the Red Brick Arts Byers at the Town of Edson or email
Centre. Their telephone number is her at to get more


Mint Homes Ltd.

Town of Edson's Director of Community Services Jim Desautels, MP Jim
Eglinski, Edson Mayor Greg Pasychny, and FCSS Manager Tanya Byers get
ready to cut the FCSS 50th celebration cake. photo Deanna Mitchener

by Deanna Mitchener information sessions, caregiver
support meetings, community safety
On November 8, FCSS Edson initiative, Family Day Unplugged,
celebrated 50 years of being in community block parties, Family
Alberta. The event celebrations were Parent Link Centre, snow shovelling
held at the Galloway Station program, toy lending program, teen
Museum. programs, and volunteer appreciation
It was not only to celebrate but to just to mention a few.
help brainstorm with community The celebration included appetizers 1498 Sq. Ft. Split Entry Bi-Level with 9-foot walls;
members and stakeholders to learn and refreshments, a celebration cake,
from each other's experiences and see and a great atmosphere to socialize narrow lot plan; attached 2-car garage (22'-6" x
how they could grow stronger and come up with new ideas through 25'); 3 bedrooms; 3-piece bath on main floor; large
together. community engagement. master bedroom over garage with 3-piece ensuite
FCSS Manager Tanya Byers spoke Many town Counsellors attended
to guests about the many programs the event, as did the Edson Mayor and large walk-in closet; spacious front foyer with
FCSS has to offer such as preschool Greg Pasychny, the Town of Edson's access to garage; vaulted ceiling front to back with
programs, indoor play spaces, seniors Director of Community Services Jim inverted vault in great room; L-shaped kitchen with
angled island and walk-in pantry; nook area with
Landfill Road possible double garden door leading onto large deck; large
windows in undeveloped basement.
name change Plan: 2008401

by Adrienne Tait the Christmas season. given time to update Member of National Home Warranty Program
Along with Canada contacts, insurance etc.,
Among the issues Post, Alberta Registries and utility companies Phone: 780-723-2330
discussed at Town and Land Titles would notified.
Council's Committee of have to be notified, I f a p p r o v e d a n d Fax: 780-723-5068
the Whole meeting was a d m i n i s t r a t i o n ' s notifications sent out the
the renaming of the accounting software name change could take Email:
Landfill Road. updated, land owners place as early as March
Requests have been 30, 2017.
received by the town
requesting they consider
a name change for the
road. A website survey
was conducted and paper
voting boxes placed at
the town office with new
name choices including
54 Street, Industrial
Road, Columbia Street,
Grand Trunk Street,
Resource Way, and
Range Road 173.
The results are in. 130
people responded to the
survey and the majority
of votes were for 54
Street. Keeping it as
Landfill Road received
26 votes and Columbia
Street received 17 votes.
During the Committee
of the Whole meeting
council suggested
renaming the road 54
Street South.
Canada Post was
c o n t a c t e d a n d
recommended the town
not move forward with a
name change until after
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