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MC and Legion member Tom Myrholm gives the opening address during Wildwood’s Remembrance Day service, with special guests (L to R)
Chairman Ashley Hicks, Veteran Boe Grickson, Canadian Forces Corporal James Booth, County Councillor Anthony Giezen, Robert Veitch,
and RCMP Corporal Christine Dungey standing during the introductions. See page 12 for story and more pictures. photo Dana McArthur

Fall UFO Quilt Retreat held in Peers

submitted Patricia Bodnar-Millard to participate in our silent auction, or just join us skirt beautifully handcrafted by June Douglas of
for tea. The Pea Patch Quilters Plot (a mobile quilt the Peers Handicraft Association.
The Peers Area Community Group hosted its shop from near Radway, Alberta) and Scentsy (by The Peers Handicraft Association has now
second UFO Quilt Retreat at the Peers Multiplex Tania from Edson) were on hand with samples and amalgamated with the Peers Area Community
from October 21 to the 23rd. merchandise for sale. Group. We extend every success to them in the
Offering a chance to connect with new faces and What a pleasure it was to show off the lovely hope that their work for over 60 years in the
reconnect with familiar ones, it made for a quilts gathered from talented local quilters. The community will continue.
wonderfully productive weekend for the talented array of quilts on display included works from All proceeds from the Quilt Retreat go to the
quilters, some from as far away as Ardrossan, Linda Osipow, Louise Tilbey, Louise Baudin, Peers Area Community Group.
Valley View and Mayerthorpe. Rebecca Trodden, Kaaren Matthews, and Josie The next retreat is anticipated to be in spring
Different from the spring retreat, however, we Gunner. 2017 —possibly late March to mid-April. Should
welcomed the community to take part in some Barb Meston “spoiled us rotten” with her you be interested in attending please contact
aspects of the event. Community members joined culinary expertise. Maxine Gilbert was the Patricia Millard at 780-723-8063 or email her at
us in tying a fire-victim quilt and were welcomed delighted recipient of our grand prize, a lovely tree for further updates.

Phone: 780-723-4800 Toll Free 1-800-665-6030 Fax: 780-723-5066

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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