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Community workshops focus on town beautification

by Deanna Mitchener
PASSPORT PHOTOS & MORE The Town of Edson and Community Futures

West Yellowhead invited business owners and BILL MITCHELL
Professional Digital Passport System photos other related stakeholders to participate in Sales Representative
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beautification, and involving the business
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Town Administration was seeking the 15205 - 112 Avenue
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understand their perspectives on successful
beautification efforts before proposing initiatives
to Town Council.
Anne Mckinnon and John Buchko with the
Edmonton EDS Group, which specializes in Toll Free 1-800-252-7500 Fax: 780-447-5317
landscape architecture, were invited to the Phone: 780-453-452 Cell: 780-984-2224
Galloway Museum and Travel Station for the
workshops to talk with local businesses and
community members about beautification within
the community.
Buchko said, "The two workshops are about
setting the stage for some type of community
blind view revitalization for Edson. We are just in the very
beginning stages trying to bring the community
together to have some discussions about what it
window fashions is they would like to see happen. Through both Anne Mckinnon and John Buchko from EDS spoke with community members about Edson Funeral Home
workshops we will talk about Edson's identity,
beautification and revitalization of the Edson during workshops held on Oct 11. photo Deanna
what are some of the past challenges we have
had with revitalization in the town, and where we
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"The second part is talking more about taking
on the initiatives with the local businesses, what
has worked, and what hasn't worked. At the end EDSON DRY CLEANERS
coming up with a report that says what the Thank-you to everyone for your As per Sue
mindset of the business community is and giving prayers, hugs, phone calls and flowers
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council and administration some feedback on 20% Off during the loss of my brother George. On right hand side
what the next steps may be," said Buchko.
October 23 "There is no commitment to build anything at Winter Jackets, Coats Edson Hospital, the ladies of the of the page
To the Doctors and staff at the
Winter Jackets, Coats
this time. This is more just to share ideas and get
(Until October 27, 2017)
input." (Until October 27, 2017) Grace Lutheran Church for the lovely
lunch and the Edson Elks for their
November 13 Passport•Citizenship•Rifle Arms Licence• councillors attending the meeting to voice their We do alterations Honor Guard at George’s memorial
Chamber members, business members, and
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Permanent Resident•Photos & more
ideas and opinions.
A thank-you also to the Edson
Frequent comments were to start with a town
December 4, 25 clean-up to create a good first impression with & repairs Foothills Memorial Chapel for their
& repairs
travellers passing through.
care and compassion.
DROP IN AND SEE! contacting Ann at the town office. 780-517-2727 Linda Maris for all their help and
A detailed report will be made available by
A special thank-you to Mark and
5040 3rd Avenue, Edson Blind View (David) support. Lynn Cornelius
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