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photo Deanna Mitchener
Shelley Johnson, Connie Deleeuw, Marlis Spezowka, Carol McClintock, Pam Giroux, Tracy Goertzen, Cheri Ladouceur, Wanda Desautels,
Donna Conger, Trish Souter, Marie Meropoulis, Dawn Critchley, and Charlene Parker with the 15th Annual Run of Hope on October 2.
230 brave the chill for Annual Run of Hope

by Deanna Mitchener "We always appreciate the support for both the Boob Tour and the Run
of Hope, which is wonderful. The money raised from the Boob Tour
The 15 Annual Run of Hope was a little on the chilly side this year but Comedy night stays local to help families. The money raised from today's
people still came out to show their support on October 2. event will be sent to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for research,
"Today we have 230 people and 30 dogs taking part in the event and we education, diagnosis, and prevention. Ultimately we want to see a cure
have raised more than $14,000. We have seven very dedicated volunteers for breast cancer," said Parker.
on our committee some who have been helping for all 15 years," "We have a support group that meets monthly on the third Thursday of
Charlene Parker with the Run of Hope. In the last 15 years the group has each month. That support group is open to everyone with cancer, not just
raised $592 thousand dollars. breast cancer. If you know of anyone that could use a little support please
let them know about the group as everyone is welcome," said Parker.
Local bank hosting charity as of February this year. "We wanted to become our own
The Edson Run of Hope Foundation is now officially a registered

registered charity so we could issue our own tax receipts because we get
Mini Trade Show a lot of local fund raising and to be able to keep some of that money
local," said Parker.
"So far this year we have spent over $10,000 to help 14 individuals
by Deanna Mitchener West Yellowhead Community who needed some financial assistance. at a time when they had to
Futures and they will be here for all undergo this terrible disease," said Parker.
ATB will be hosting a Mini three days. The benefit to that is
Trade Show during Edson's Small they get to tell people about what
Business Week. they do and how they can partner to
Branch Manager Axel Axmann do business planning. It will also
said, "With small business week just give these businesses some ideas on THIS WEEK’S FEATURE
around the corner we have decided how they can maybe expand their
to ask some small businesses to business, not only by talking with Mint Homes Ltd.
come into our branch to showcase our business people at the bank, but
their business." to those at West Yellowhead
"ATB is the bank for Community Futures," stated
entrepreneurs and we have such a Axmann. "I don't think anything
great lobby with a ton of room so like this has been done here in the
why not utilize it and get some community."
businesses in during small business The Mini Trade Show will be held
week so they can showcase to our on October 18, 19 and 20. October
clients, and secondly they get to see 18 will be featuring home-based
the kind of stuff we do here at businesses and October 19 and 20
ATB," said Axmann. we will feature regular bricks and
"All the tables are free. We just mortar businesses. It will run from
want to help promote some of the 10 a.m. until 4 p. m. each day. Country style living with room for everyone and everything . This plan looks great
smaller home-based businesses in If you would like more from the front or the back. The covered front veranda with craftsman style posts
the area and we will have some information about hosting a table along with the stonework and wide corners & trims give it a great curb appeal.
refreshments to offer," said you can contact Axel at 780-723- Step into the front foyer & you will quickly see the open kitchen & great room
areas. On the left of the foyer you have a spare bedroom across from a 3-piece
Axmann. 5911. bath with a 48" shower. Also the laundry room is located here which has enough
"We do a lot of business with room for maybe a sewing area. At the other end of the hall you have an office or a
spare room, then you enter the master bedroom. The ceiling is coffered. A large
walk-in closet next to the ensuite. The ensuite features 2 sinks with a makeup
table, a spa tub, a custom 60" shower and a private toilet room. A long narrow
window above the mirror will provide natural lighting. Now onto the "L" shaped
kitchen that features a walk-in pantry, space for large appliances, and a working
island with a lunch bar. The island is angled to match the coffered ceiling in the
Will be hosting a great room. A wood burning fireplace in the great room for those cooler nights. The
dining room has plenty of windows to help light up these areas. A French door
leads out to the covered rear deck An open curved stairwell takes you to the
Mini Trade Show during developed basement which includes one more bedroom with a walk-in closet. A 3-
piece bath is next to a to large unfinished storage area & mechanical room. There
will be plenty of space in the family room for pretty much anything you would like
Small Business Week to put there. Now Dad will love his new 4-5 car garage with one bay as a drive
through. All overhead doors are 8' high. The floor slopes to sumps. There are 2
man doors and a 2-piece bathroom for added convenience. There is something for
everyone in this home plan. Plan 2011595
October 18 - Featuring Home Based Business
October 19 - Store front and non-home based businesses Member of National Home Warranty Program
10 am to 4 pm each day
Phone: 780-723-2330

For more information on a table Fax: 780-723-5068

Contact Axel at 780-723-5911. Email:
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