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Edson Fire ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! After personal donations from firefighters were added to the total. $890 was raised Tuesday night with still more
coming in. Thanks Edson Fire for another great challenge. Watch the video at
Edson takes on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

by Deanna Mitchener Challenge on August 23. their support time and will combine this to their part in the challenge, take the challenge and do
With the help of Cherri time again. Thanks to donations and the money Mayor Pasychny has a great job too," said
T h e i c e b u c k e t Murphy many other everyone for the support will be sent to the Alberta challenged the Hinton Murphy.
challenge has been a residents joined the force you have showed here ALS Society. I would like mayor and the town of Hinton is planning to do
h u g e l y s u c c e s s f u l raising $2,076 and today." to thank everyone that Hinton to take the their challenge on
fundraiser for the ALS beating Whitecourt's “I am so proud of our donated, helped and took challenge, so I hope they September 3rd at 5 p.m.
society. $475. community for coming
The video challenge, Cliff and Lynne Legge together and supporting
seen on Facebook and drove into Edson from such a great cause," said
Yo u t u b e , i n v o l v e s the Country to give their Murphy.
dumping a bucket of ice donation to the challenge “I got some donations
water over your head and and then went back to for draws, a gift basket
challenging someone take the challenge at from Divine Elements, a Unplugged – Children learn best when playing in the environment
else to do the same while home. Lynne said, "We gift basket from the around them. Join in the fun whenever you can - when you
supporting ALS with decided to take the Otherside, Shopper Drug connect with your kids they learn form you.
donations and awareness. challenge at home on Mart,UFA and Tattoo
C h e r r i M u r p h y Facebook so we could Inklined. Tim Hortons Edson and Area coalition to increase knowledge & importance of the
employee with UFA challenge our family and donated the coffee for the first 5 years of life. “Our Children's Potential is in Our Hands.”
spearheaded the idea of friends to do the same. event to help keep us all Children learn best when playing in the environment around them!
hosting the ice bucket Plus it's not so far to go warm, D&A Bake Shop
challenge locally. Cherri and change into dry and B.a.D girls bake shop Nature Play for Kids
said, "I saw this video on cloths.” donated cupcakes. Tons The latest in research shows that time in nature is not only intuitively a good
F a c e b o o k a b o u t Others like Emma of ice was donated by idea, but is essential for healthy brain development! Time outside has proven

Whitecourt challenging Smith took the challenge UFA, McDonalds, and to soothe children, lowering their risk of hyperactivity and depression.
E d s o n a n d M a y o r at home before coming the Branch Inn Family Pediatrics also note that children who watch TV
Pasychny. I thought lets down to join others at R e s t a u r a n t , " s a i d and play video games throughout the day,
do it. I'm a pretty spiritual Centennial Park for the Murphy. rather than playing outdoors, have shorter
p e r s o n a n d w h e n challenge. The winners of the attention spans. When children play outside
something sparks inside Mayor Pasychny said, "I draws were Dallas Bottle, they are more likely to use their imagination,
of me, and I feel I need to was suppose to be out of Courtney Campbell, Tina creative play and inventions, which expands
do something, I do it. It town taking in a game but K r u s e - Ta y l o r, I k e their creative thinking.
has taken me two days decided to stay and do the Bruyere and Ronald
but its happening.” challenge here with other Gnbito. This is your community coalition, if you are
Mayor Greg Pasychny community members. "Sobey's has also been interested please call1 800 814-3935 or visit us
Hayden Plunkie (6), Tayla Plunkie (3) and Lily Roberge-Straub (21 months) held up his end of the We have an awesome raising money through on our fb page “Early Childhood Matters”.
enjoy time together building towers at the Edson FCSS Parent Link Centre A L S I c e B u c k e t community that shows donations at the till, so we
on August 26. Photo Deanna Mitchener

The Edson & District Chamber of Commerce would
like to give our thanks to all of those who helped

make Sidewalk Jamboree 2014 a success!

Ride sales were way up this year and all of our events had a great turn out!

Thank you to all our local businesses

who donated to our annual Mini Draw: Thank You

Beaupre Bus Service Donair Zone
Grande Prairie Regional College Panago Pizza Pet Parade- Huge thanks to Sharon with Play Ruff Dog Training and
Cardium Vac Max Fuel the Edson Flyball Club for again making this event a hit!
Horizon Music Diana's Pets and Trophies Beer Pong, many thanks to the Century 21 ladies for hosting this year,
Yellowhead Florist Galloway Station Museum
PKE Water Store & More Timberjack Home Hardware the Edson Legion for partnering with us, and our Dj, Cody Graber.
Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing Bell Store
Princess House So Gnar Snow & Skate Thank you to: The Edson Daycare Society for hosting Kiddieland again this
Holiday Inn Express ATB Financial year, you ladies are awesome! Thanks to Atco Gas for the use of their
Ron's Outdoors Source for Sports Scotia Bank
XM 105 Boys & Girls Club sound stage, thank you Greg Templeton for running the Jamboree Stage.
Thymes Two Fountain Tire Thanks to Edson Dodge Jeep Chrysler for the use of their tent for our rest
Gelmici's Jeweler's Fineline Stationery & the Source area, Thank you to Outsider Portable Restrooms, Thank you to our clean
Kal Tire Divine Elements up crew, McMan Youth Family & Community Service Assc, Thanks to
Epicure Selections Inklined Tattoo & Custom Painting
Psychopomps Tattoo Edson Family Chiropractic Mounatin Sales and Rentals for the use of their generator, Thank you to the
Les Barker Catwork Ecuathentic Town of Edson and Public Works. Huge thanks to our Princesses who were a
Century 21 Robin Campbell huge hit; Michelle Everett and girls! And personal thank you's from me to :
TAS Answering Service Weekly Anchor Ed Moore for hanging out in the Chamber booth all Jamboree, Pam
Sobey's For our Ping Pong Drop, thanks Thesen for the use of her tents, Robbie Robinson for the use of his trailer so I
Mergeart Barford Williams & Joly to:
Char Acc Freedom Power Sports could haul stuff back and forth, my fabulous assistant Danyka Robinson
Yeti's Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing for all of her help, and of course my crew, Gabe Holuboch, Josh
Nova Theatre Diana's Pets & Trophies Holuboch, and Kenzie & Dee; you guys are my fave kids on the planet,
Simply Beautiful Event Rentals Century 21 and all of your help is so appreciated!!!!
Scrappers Cottage McDonalds
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