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Exciting entertainment planned for healthcare social club fundraiser

by Deanna Mitchener great door prizes. said Rimell. beds are able to be
You can dance the “The Palliative Care positioned in many
Marilyn Rimell, Barb night away with one of unit would like to d i f f e r e n t a n g l e s ,
DeVuyst along with Edson's famous bands purchase some new Hill- allowing for better
o t h e r c o m m i t t e e The Old Hippies and R o m Ve r s a P 5 0 0 comfort for those unable
members of the Edson with so much going on hospital beds. These to get out of bed," said
Healthcare Social Club you are sure to have an beds will promote Rimell.
a r e s e e k i n g t h e awesome night out with comfort and have For more information or
community's support in family, friends or co- various benefits to those for donations contact
helping to make their workers. that need it most. With Barb Devuyst or Marilyn
upcoming fundraising "All proceeds will go circulating air there are Rimell at 780-723-
event a success. directly to the new no pressure spots or 3331.Tickets can be
The event is taking Palliative Care unit in moisture. This helps to purchased at Thymes
place at the Royal the new facility that is prevent skin breakdown Two, Jensen's, or at the
Canadian Legion in already well on its way that could otherwise E d s o n H e a l t h c a r e
Edson on November 8 to being completed,” cause bed sores. The Centre.
with a variety of exciting
entertainment for the
With the help of the
Town and Yellowhead
County with items for
their silent auction,
guests will have the
opportunity to win the
50/50 draw and some

ATM fraud

at Edson


by Adrienne Tait

The Edson RCMP
were searching for two
m a l e s t h a t w e r e
involved in an incident
of bank fraud at the
Edson Scotiabank when
they issued a media
release requesting the
public's assistance in
identifying the two
Once the release,
including pictures of the
males, was posted on
the internet the police
started receiving tips
from the public.
Investigator Cst. Scott
Noseworthy said, “The
public has been very
forthcoming with
possible identities. The
moment it hit the
internet we started
getting phone calls.” By
2 p.m. the police have
identified possible
suspects and were
beginning interviews.
T h e AT M f r a u d
included the males
obtaining a bank card
and pin that did not
belong to them.
Cst. Noseworthy
recommends that the
public take some basic
precautions to protect
t h e m s e l v e s f r o m
p o s s i b l e f r a u d
situations. Simple steps
such as ensuring nobody
is looking over your
shoulder when you
input your pin number,
or using a number that is
not too simple or easy to
A n o t h e r
recommendation is to
pay attention to how far
your card goes in when
inserted into an ATM to
ensure there has been no
card reading device
attached. The practice
is more common in
larger centres but has
occurred in Edson in
previous years.
“If your card doesn't
go in as far as normal on
a machine you have
used before don't enter
your pin. Don't use that
machine,” said Cst.
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