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Upcoming Historical Society pays tribute to


November 18-20 November 15 Master Corporal Raymond Arndt
The Edson Creative Arts Society Edson Blood Drive at Corporal with the Loyal Edmonton
and the Edson Craft Centre present the Royal Canadian Regiment (4th Battalion, Princess
recent works by area artists. The Legion, 5016 5 Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry), based
2016 Palette and Pottery Avenue, 3 pm to 8 pm. in Edmonton Alberta served with the
exhibition and sale opens Friday, Proudly supported by Canadian contingent of NATO forces in
November 18, 2016 from 7-9 p.m. the Edson United
(Opening Night has punch/hors Church. Afghanistan.
d'oeuvres reception), Saturday, He was killed in action on August 5,
November 19, 2016 from 10 a.m. November 15 2006 while on convoy duty delivering
– 5 p.m. and Sunday, November Beaver Meadow Ag medical supplies to the front lines, when
20, 2016 from Noon – 4 p.m. at Society is hosting a his vehicle collided with a civilian truck.
the Edson Library Building on Ranchers' Saloon and Master Corporal Arndt of Edson arrived
4726 8 Avenue. Casino at the Beaver in Afghanistan early in 2006 and was
Meadow Hall north of within two weeks of returning home after
November 26 Niton Junction at his six month tour of duty. Corporal Arndt
Fulham Bazaar 10 am – 2 pm. 55518 RR123. This is was buried at McLeod Valley Cemetery in
Jamborees start up again every a fun money casino.
second Saturday starting Nov. 12 Door prizes are $1,000, Peers, at the age of 31.
2-6 pm. For more information call $500 and two CFR Shari McDowell, manager at the
Deanna 780-683-0153. Rodeo Finals tickets. museum, said, "Raymond Arndt was
Dress western, old described by Lieutenant-Colonel Conrad
November 26 style or new. Supper is as having a sterling enthusiastic spirit, who
Kids Ski Rentals 10 am at at 7 pm with casino to proudly served his country. Those he
Westhaven School Gym. Must be follow. For tickets call The Edson and District Historical Society held a special Remembrance served with described him as impeccably
Muskeg Flyers member. Call 712- Diane at 795-2206, tribute to Master Corporal Raymond Arndt on November 7 at the Galloway loyal, dedicated and extraordinarily
1906. Gladys at 795-2203 or Station Museum. photo Deanna Mitchener hardworking, with a great sense of humor."
Pat 795-2545. "His family and friends also remember
November 26
St. Catherine's Anglican Church November 17-19 by Deanna Mitchener Corporal Raymond Arndt." his wonderful sense of humor and
and Grace Lutheran Church Red Brick Arts Centre Woodhouse welcomed 1st. Vice contagious laugh, his kind heart, and
Christmas Tea and Bazaar at the and Museum is hosting The Edson and District Historical President of the Edson Royal Canadian magnetic personality. Raymond was a
Red Brick Arts Centre Noon – 3 their 11 annual Society held a special Remembrance Legion #51 Joe Wynne Branch , Bobbi loving husband, uncle, brother and a
p.m. Team room, baking, crafts, Festival of Trees. Nov. tribute to one of our own soldiers, Master Foulds to say a few words. After the dedicated and determined soldier, whose
silent auction.a 17 (9 am to 9 pom), Corporal Raymond Arndt, on November 7 heartwarming words on behalf of the loss is still felt deeply in the community
Nov. 18 (9 am to 9 at the Galloway Station Museum and Legion, Raymond's dad, Walter Arndt got and by all who knew him," said
November 26 pm), Nov. 19 (11 am to Travel Centre. up to talk about his son. McDowell.
MacKay Green Grove Seniors Fall 9 pm). Lunch served President of the society, Douglas Details about our subjects are usually
Garage Sale, craft items and baked daily 11:30 to 1:30 pm Having to pause a few times to hold found in history books. This was an
goods. 10 am to 3 pm. If you (there is a cost). Woodhouse, welcomed guests, "Since the back his emotions, Walter and a sister emotional experience for those involved in
have items you would like to Special reception Nov. reopening of the museum the Historical spoke about the life of Master Corporal
donate or would like a table call 19 (7-9 pm). Society has hosted a speaker series event Raymond Arndt and his personality, and sharing this history on Raymond. We are
Karin 780-795-2462. Lunch is Sponsored by Repsol. that has been held close to Remembrance what led him to join the army. very thankful to the family for being here
available. Hot dogs, hamburgers, Day to honour those who served. This A very touching story unfolded about a tonight and sharing with us, " said
soup and buns. We will also be November 17 year, with the help of family and friends, young man growing up in our area and McDowell. "Raymond's plaque and
making our homemade doughnuts. Centennial Park and we are pleased to be able to honour the joining the forces. uniform will remain here in our museum,
Downtown Light Up - memory and share the story of Master Raymond Friedrich Arndt, Master so we are very thankful for that."
December 2 Enjoy the lights
Edson Baptist Church welcomes sparkling on the trees.
all to come watch the Santa Claus Free cookies and hot Spectacular images highlight presentation
Parade as it passes right in front of chocolate will be
the church and keep warm by provided from 5:30 – 6
enjoying free hot chocolate, coffee pm. Activities such as at Edson Photography Club
and cookies from 6-8 pm. Parking crafts for kids in the
is available in the church parking museum and possibly
lot at 4717 9 Avenue. snowshoeing will also by Mikaela Kuefler The slideshow also showed the
be offered. Chilcotin Ark, which was brought to
December 3 The Edson Photography Club hosted
The Edson and District Public November 17 light for the first time in Harris's book.
Library will hold their annual tree Kate's Kitchn free photographer Chris Harris's presentation These photos showed some of the
trimming party. Kids are invited to lunch at St. Catherine's of his newest book, Cariboo Chilcotin diversity of the ark such as the
do crafts and enjoy snacks and hot Anglican Church from Coast on November 7 at the Red Brick grasslands, the shield volcano, the alp
cocoa. A visit from Santa is 11:30 am to 1 pm. All Theatre. His latest book is the "largest lands, and the alpine areas. In a number
scheduled from 11-12:30pm. welcome. and most significant project undertaken of the photos, Harris took pictures of
by Harris". glaciers and spoke about the process the
November 18 Harris is a renowned Canadian ice went through while changing from
Girls Night Out for Photographer, and two time winner of blue to white.
girls in grades 8 & Up, the Northern Lights Award for top
starting at 2:30PM at "Those are the places we can really see
the Galloway Station Canadian Photo Journalist. He has also the effects of climate change. The
Museum. Activities won an award for his book Spirit in the retreating ice is really spectacular. It's
will include doing hair, Grass. He currently resides with his wife really enlightening just to see firsthand
makeup, crafts, eating Rita Giesbrecht near 100 Mile House in what's happening. To see vegetation Chris Harris spoke about photography
dinner and going to the B.C. coming up for the first time in thousands during his presentation on Nov. 7 at the
movies at the Nova Everyone from the community was Red Brick Theatre. photo Mikaela Kuefler
Theatre (rating of years. The planet is being revealed
dependent). At the end welcome to view the slide show and for the first time, which is pretty the spring. "Since the club is always
of the night, girls will story of Harris's images with 34 amazing if you think about it," said wanting to see anything new and
receive a free gift. attending. Harris. photographic, we're happy to host," said
Register at The slide show was accompanied by Every slide show was accompanied by Edson Photography Club President or in music and presented beautiful photos of stories and facts from Harris and
person at Respol Place the interior and coastal rainforests in Giesbrecht. Julian Buchwald.
Guest Services. "The people who were here got a good
B.C. "The interior rainforest in B.C. is The Edson Photo Club brought in show. I'm glad we brought him out. He's
See Classified Page for the only one in the world," remarks Harris when they found out about his
monthly meetings an interesting guy and a great
and activities Harris. tour after taking part in his workshop in photographer," said Buchwald.
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