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Upcoming Edson Legion supports HRH with

Events upcoming provincial tournament

December 2 November 23
Edson Baptist Church welcomes all to come watch the Santa Claus Parade as it passes right in Wildwood Seniors are by Deanna Mitchener
front of the church and keep warm by enjoying free hot chocolate, coffee and cookies from 6-8 having a meatball
pm. Parking is available in the church parking lot at 4717 9 Avenue. supper with all the
trimmings at the Senior The Royal Canadian Legion donated $1,500 to
December 2- Centre at 5 p.m. help HRH High School with the upcoming
The Edson and Chamber of Commerce is running Edson's 30 Santa Claus parade at 6pm. Find Everyone is welcome. Provincial Basketball Tournament they are
a spot to watch anywhere on the new route. After the parade, head over to the Boys and Girls For more information
Club to warm up by the fire or to go skating. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. phone Opal at 780-325- hosting in Edson. The legion is well known for
2030 or Ester at 780- the support they give to the community.
December 3- 325-2468. Gerald Forbes with the Edson Legion said,
The Annual Tree Trimming party will be held at the Edson and District Public Library from "Holy Redeemer High School is hosting the
11am-2pm. Kids can take do crafts, visit with Santa, and have snacks and hot cocoa. November 24 Provincial Basketball Tournament here in Edson
Free Cize Live-Youth
December 3 Strength is offered at for the boys 2A group. It is a big undertaking to
Parkland Lodge Auxiliary is hosting their annual Christmas Tea and Bake Sale/Silent Auction Repsol Place in the raise the funds they need to host this event."
from 1:30 to 3 p.m. As always funds raised go to Lodge residents. Hospitality Room from "The public assists our branch and it is good
3:45pm-4:30pm for that we turn some of that money back into the
grades 7 and up. Visit community. The basketball team has helped us
Respol Place Guest here at the branch and this is our way of giving
Services or call (780)
723-7665 to register. them something back," said Forbes. "Right now
the basketball team has been doing our meat
November 26 draws. They also do the 50/50's and they helped Wally Coes with the Edson Legion, Pete Saik with Holy Redeemer High
The Town of Edson to set chairs and everything for our School, and Legion member Gerald Forbes along with a few of the basketball
FCSS Family Parent Remembrance Day Service here at the Legion."
Link Centre is hosting a players attend the donation on November 9. The Edson Legion presented
Kreative Kids Program The tournament will be held in Edson on $1,500 to HRH to help sponsor the Provincial Basketball Tournament they will
for preschool kids ages March 15 through to the 18. host from March 15 to the 18th. photo Deanna Mitchener
0-3. This week focuses
on fall and will have
crafts and songs,
downstairs in the Red Red Scarf Vigil for World AIDS
Brick Centre and
November 26 Day planned in Edson
Fulham Bazaar 10 am –
2 pm. Jamborees start
up again every second
Saturday starting Nov. by Deanna Mitchener World AIDS Day provides an Lisa Schwing, Outreach Support Worker
12 2-6 pm. For more opportunity to raise awareness about with HIV West Yellowhead, says, "If you
information call Deanna Every year World AIDS Day events HIV/AIDS and its impacts. It's also a would like more information or would
780-683-0153. take place across the country to raise time to remember, honour, and like to arrange for transportation you can
awareness and show support for people celebrate those lost, due to the disease. call 780-712-2509".
November 26
Kids Ski Rentals 10 am living with HIV. Lack of information can cause many If you or someone you know has HIV or
at Westhaven School On December 1, HIV West people to be scared of the words AIDS please come out to the Vigil. Those
Gym. Must be Muskeg Yellowhead invites you to join them for HIV/AIDS. Support and education can of you who do not know anyone, this is a
Flyers member. Call a Red Scarf Vigil. Come join in on the help alleviate much of the stigma and
712-1906. good time to come and get information
event at Centennial Park in Edson from discrimination felt by people living with and show your support. Everyone is
November 26 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. the disease. welcome.
St. Catherine's Anglican
Church and Grace
Lutheran Church
Christmas Tea and Quilters help raise the roof
Bazaar at the Red Brick
Arts Centre Noon – 3
p.m. Team room, by Deanna Mitchener
baking, crafts, silent
Another very successful quilting retreat by
November 26 Let're Rip was recently held at the Best Western.
MacKay Green Grove Money generated through registration and a
Seniors Fall Garage silent auction go back into our community each
Sale, craft items and
baked goods. 10 am to year.
3 pm. If you have items "We seem to get more done in a weekend
you would like to donate retreat than we do if we were to sit at home by
or would like a table call ourselves working on them. It is a great bunch of
Karin 780-795-2462. ladies who enjoy each other's company and share
Lunch is available. Hot
dogs, hamburgers, soup ideas with one another," said member Jayne
and buns. We will also Buchwald.
be making our "This was our fifth fundraising retreat and we
homemade doughnuts. had 30 registered. Those attending the retreat

November 27 paid $100 to get in and we provided them the
Frosty's Fun Winter Sale space to work as well as two lunches and a
takes place from 9am- dinner," said Buchwald.
3pm at the Edson "The money raised this year is going to the
Friendship Centre. Royal Canadian Legion for their roof fund and to
There are lots of
vendors to choose from the local Food Bank. We really appreciate the
with door prizes support from the community and we enjoy
available. getting together to make this event happen each Jayne Buchwald and Tina Morrow with Let're Rip presented Gerald
year. Just knowing we are having fun and giving Forbes and Bobbi Foulds with the Edson Royal Canadian Legion
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monthly meetings back to the community makes it so worthwhile," Branch #51 a cheque for $1,725 to put towards their new roof fund.
and activities said Buchwald. photo Deanna Mitchener
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