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Huge turnout for Community Registration Night

by Deanna Mitchener and girls aged 12 to 18 years of age.
The best part is all you have to pay
Community Registration Night for is your hair cuts and boot polish,
was held at the Edson Friendship everything else is supplied. You
Centre on September 7 with a huge meet great people and have a lot of
turnout as people came in seeking fun."
information and registering for the Lynn Dallaire with Edson and
various programs being offered District Community Learning
throughout the community. (EDCL), said, "Shell has donated
The parking lot was quickly filled their BBQ for us to sell hamburgers
as the evening offered families a and hot dogs as a bit of a fundraiser
one-stop shop for registration and for us tonight. Tonight's registration
information on all the various night is for families to come out and
community activities. see all the great activities to get
Included during the evening was involved with; there are many for
the Edson Figure Skating Club, kids but plenty for the adults too."
Edson Orcas Swim Club, the Edson "The Edson and District
Air Cadets, and a host of other Community Learning is an adult Jocelyn Pettitt, Cheri Ladouceur, Charlene Parker, Alioune Sourang, Simmon
groups and course opportunities education program. We offer family Paradis, Aaron Grant, Maranda Marcotte, Andie Vanderveer, Lynn Dallaire
showcasing what they have to offer. literacy, we have a learning centre were serving up hot dogs and hamburgers during their Community Night
“This year we had 30 tables with downstairs now, we got a GED Registration held on September 7. photo Deanna Mitchener
everything from programming for contract, and we plan family literacy
babies up to classes for seniors. We day. There is a lot and it’s hard to
felt it was well attended. 4-H helps describe everything. We do exposure
us out every year with set up and courses, safety courses, mental
take down,” said Diana Chomiak health courses, and general interest
Special Projects Assistant courses. We do adult learning
with.Edson and District Community courses, non-credit and partner with
Learning the Town of Edson to put out the
Elliot Jensen who has been with brochure," said Dallaire.
the Edson Air Cadets for the past The EDCL has three new openings
five years was at the Community on the board and are looking to fill
Registration Night letting people those positions, along with some
know what you get to do if you sign more new members. If you are
up. "We get to go gliding, do some interested in becoming a board
drills, we learn a lot about aviation, member their next general meeting
and as you progress in the program is on October 3 at the Provincial
you can attend different camps Building in room 6 upstairs at
throughout Canada, which is pretty 4:45p.m. Laurie Kehler and Tracey Schwartz with Alberta Works were handing out
information on Career Planning and Finding Employment during the annual
cool. The program is for both boys For more information you can call community registration night that held on September 7. photo Deanna
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