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Upcoming Edson Fire Department Open House for Fire Prevention Week


October 19
Please join Kate's
Kitchen for a free
lunch at St.
Catherine's Anglican
Church (617 Main
Street). There is a
lunch held every 3
Thursday of each
month from 11:30
AM-1:00 PM. All

October 19
There will be a
meeting at 7pm in the
Community Hall
Room 0-4030. (Edson
Hospital) Enter
through the doors in
the Long Term Care Ian Scott, Tyler Robinson, Stefan Bittner, Malcolm Fowler, Chris Jickling, Brandon Blue, Randy Aslin, Amy Waycott,
or Continuing Care. Melissa Casagrande, Mikaela Kuefler, Leeroy Lonsberry (retired)at background at BBQ , Drew Jacklin, and of course
This group is open to Levi the dog during the Edson Fire Dept Open House Oct. 10. photo Deanna Mitchener
everyone going
through cancer or by Deanna Mitchener fire on Main Street. I
having gone through also have a friend in the
cancer. Everyone is The Edson Fire fire force in Edmonton
welcome. For more Department is happy to a n d m y p a r e n t s
information contact have six new recruits, suggested I join up as
Wanda at 780-723- five of which made it to well so I thought I'd
1729. the Open House on give it a try."
October 10 for Fire C h r i s J i c k l i n g ,
October 19 Prevention Week. another new recruit,
There will be a Fall "With Fire Prevention said, "I've been here for
Supper at Brightwood Week we are doing fire a couple years and I
Ranch which is a drills with schools all think it's a great way to
camp run for week long as well as support and give back
underprivileged tours of the fire to the community by
children and youth. department and our helping those in need.
The meals will be open house tonight," There's a lot of good
served between 5 and s a i d C h i e f Ty l e r within the profession
and volunteering."
6:35pm and there will Robinson. Randy Aslin, who has
be 30 minutes of "I am immensely
music from 6:30-7pm excited about our new b e e n w i t h t h e
recruits. They did three department for five
for those wishing to back to back weekends years, said, "I always
stay. If you have and got 50 hours of w a n t e d t o b e a
questions or want to training before hitting firefighter growing up.
know costs call the t h e g r o u n d a s I like helping in the
ranch at 780-727- firefighters. They are community and I knew
3840. extremely motivated Al and got started
and showing dedication volunteering with the
October 19 already, and I’m super fire department. They
The Youth happy with them all," are a great bunch of
Interagency is said Robinson. people to be around just
holding a 'Halloween Recruit Melissa like a second family." 5 year old Tanner Robinson extinguishes a fire with help of firefighter
Haunt' at the Red Casagrande said, "I Dave Karasek, a Mike Adamson. Photo submitted.
Brick Arts Centre started the beginning of Battalion Captain, said,
which starts at 4pm S e p t e m b e r a n d " T h e r e a r e t w o
and ends at 8pm. It is g r a d u a t e d f r o m battalion captains in our
free drop in and is for p r o b a t i o n a r y o n department with six
ages 11-17. September 24. I always platoons and each
wanted to help people p l a t o o n h a s s i x
and be a part of the members, above us is
October 22 community and this is a the chief. I have been in
Harvest Dinner at great way to do it." this position for about
Park Court Hall from New recruit Amy five years. I have been
12:30-2pm. Everyone Waycott said, "We are with this department
is invited to celebrate new to town and I since 1990 and another
the end of another wanted to get involved six years with a fire
harvest season and with the community. I department by Peace
join us for a great have kids of my own R i v e r . I w a s
meal, quilt raffle and and wanted to show approximately 24 years
bird feeder raffle. them that it's great old when a friend asked
Please call 780-727- being involved and if I would like to come
4476 or 780-727- helping others." to a meeting. I started
2138 for more Recruit Malcolm taking some of their
information. Fowler said, "What courses which are very
See Classified Page for really got me interested interesting and have
monthly meetings i n b e c o m i n g a been hooked ever
and activities firefighter was the big since."
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