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MS Bike Tour through the Rockies

cure for Multiple Sunday we come back t h e m . I s o l a t i o n , 780-740-5692 or toll
sclerosis. The 90- on a whole new route to l o n e l i n e s s , a n d free at 1-800-268-7582
kilometre bike tour the Hinton Centre,” said depression are all real or you can email
usually draws about 300 Duncan. secondary side effects of geke.duncan@mssociet
participants and raises We provide food and MS," said Duncan. over $385,000. lots of fun entertainment, C o n t a c t D u n c a n>
The tour usually including a dinner and a through his direct line
requires at least 100 dance. There will be a
volunteers to manage the barbeque Sunday at the
long route through the finish line, and the
foothills. “We are weather is going to be
looking for volunteers, phenomenal," said
knows would like to Duncan has been with
volunteer please contact the MS Society for the * Furnaces Replacement
me,” said Genke (Jayka) past 12 years. "For the * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
Duncan with the society. client services part we * Residential Heating Packages
"Of course we are opened up our office in * Electronic Air Cleaners
always looking for more 2010 so I have been * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
riders to participate. The doing that for four and a * Sheet Metal Work
Chad Beaudry, Liza Bentley, Brooklyn Beaudry, tour starts at the Hinton half years. I cover FREE ESTIMATES
Austin Bentley, Sydney Beaudry, and Jayka Centre and pretty much Hinton, Jasper, Edson,
Duncan seen here at the Edson A&W in support goes, right off the bat, Peers, Grande Cache, Email:
of Cruisin' for a Cause MS fundraiser on Aug. 21. onto the trails. It is and Whitecourt. I am
Photo: Deanna Mitchener absolutely beautiful. We here to support anyone 4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553
go up around Athabasca with MS or their Edson, AB T7E 1C2 Authorized Dealer Fax: (780) 723-3552
by Deanna Mitchener major fundraiser of the and through the Rocky families. To advocate for
MS Society of Canada. Mountains with the t h e m , g i v e t h e m
The MS Bike Tour takes Money collected by finish line at Kelly's Bath information, help them
place September 6 and 7 participants is invested Tub which is up highway in any way they want or
in Hinton and serves as a in research to discover a 40 north. Then on simply just visit with

County Fire halls to receive needed repairs

by Adrienne Tait Council Fred Priestley-Wright asked why the roofs
were in such need of repair. Albert Bahri, director of
Five of the Yellowhead County fire halls including protective services for the Yellowhead County, said
Niton, Evansburg, Peers, Marlboro, and Wildwood lack of maintenance, deteriorating rubber seals, water
* Furnaces Replacement
will be receiving much needed roof repairs. pooling in flat areas, and the use of residential rather
* Furnaces/Air Conditioners
* Residential Heating Packages
County council approved the transfer of $25,000 than industrial gutters were all contributing factors.
* Electronic Air Cleaners
from the Fire reserve fund to the maintenance budget Currently the overhead doors being used at the Niton
* Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
in order to account for excess funds required for the Junction station are ill fitting as they were repurposed
* Sheet Metal Work
roof repairs as well as a new overhead door for the from the Peers Fire hall. The doors also do not retain
Niton station. paint and have insulation issues. It was an attempt to
The total cost for the repairs to the metal roofs be both cost effective and environmentally friendly to
amounted to $47,440 which fell over the $40,494 re-use the doors that “in the end proved to be a poor
budget. When factoring in the need for an overhead choice” said CAO Jack Ramme.
door in Niton at a cost of $12,565 the total amount Council unanimously approved the $25,000 transfer
required to complete the needed repairs was $19,511 which will allow the repairs to be complete prior to
but would not have left any room for other winter thereby preventing further damage.

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