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Kids go crazy for

Kiki the Eco Elf

by Isabella Sellar Voll stomping, and singing Lipscomb answered such
their way through the questions as: Why is it so
On September 15 the afternoon. important for children to
Daycare Society of “She was wonderful,” be exposed to music at a
Edson hosted renowned said daycare director young age? How does
blind view musician and children's Corry Detillieux, “The music affect our mental
kids were crazy over her.”
performer “Kiki the Eco
health and physical
window Tuesday-Friday: 9-6; Saturday 9-4 Elf” for an afternoon of invited to present an wellness? How many
Lipscomb was also
fun and music with the
parts of our brain are
fashions kids at the daycare. Kiki, evening workshop of engaged while making or
“The Neuroscience of
listening to music? Do
also known as Tanya
L i p s c o m b , i s a Music" from 6:30 to 8:30 fetuses in utero recognize
singer/songwriter from p.m. The workshop was melodies?
Vernon, B.C. hosted primarily for the Lipscomb customized
July 20 t h e i r e n v i r o n m e n t daycare staff, but her workshop to focus on
Kiki engaged the kids in
invitations were extended
the importance of music,
August 10 through music with to the public, as well as how it stimulates the
o t h e r c o m m u n i t y
brain, and specifically
l a u g h t e r, d a n c i n g ,
August 31 storytelling, playing organizations. how this can be harnessed
During the workshop
games, clapping, foot-
in working with children.
September 21 Summers Drilling Water Well Drillingater Well Drilling Daycare staff and
community workers were
Summers Drilling W
October 12 A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers shown how to effectively
use music, song, and
A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Summers
November 2 Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water dance in their work with On September 15 the Daycare Society of Edson hosted renowned musician and
Drilling specializes in water well drilling and water
children's performer “Kiki the Eco Elf”. photo Isabella Sellar Voll
well repairs.
well repairs.
Attendees also learned
November 23 how music can engage because children can't say Blind View
children in new and
December 14 exciting ways, how music words yet, doesn't mean Window Fashions
they can't engage through
can be used to teach new
things, and how staff can music and enjoy it. They
use music to help can still dance, and sing
children to explore the and clap along….they Custom Window Treatments
world around them. can listen to multicultural since 1988
Detillieux said, “She music, and explore with
4405 50 street 780-963-1282 reminded staff about how instruments.” Julie Van Ember
4405 50 street
Stony Plain, AB
Stony Plain, AB www important music is. Just 780.723.5734

Custom T-Shirts!

A d i D n yone Say...
$19.95 including T-Shirt & Transfer
discounts available The Edson Lions Club would like to thank
All Full COLOUR! RIDE? this years sponsors for the 2015 Toy Run/Poker Rally

Our major sponsors are: XM105FM,Trail Printing and Weyerhaeuser
Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas! Our door prizes were donated by: Alberta Gold,Acklands Grainger, Northern
No additional cost Metalic, Paterson Parts Supply and a painting donated to the Kinettes by a
local artist as well as a 50” television donated by the Edson Lions Club and
won by Terry Reid

BORN The radio sponsors were:Jiffy Lube,PKE Water Store & More,Mid-West
Glass,Ron’s Outdoor Source for Sports,Edson Chrysler
GOLF Congratulations to this years Poker Rally Winner of $475 Sunny Yuremchuk

We would like to send a special thanks to officer Bruce who donated his
time and led the parade with a Police motorcycle, awesome job! Also
to lead the parade in the event there were no police available.
WORK DON’T TELL ANYONE thanks to the Edson Fire department for their participation and willingness
MOM Thanks to all of those who came out and donated a toy to the Kinette
Christmas Hampers, every toy makes a difference
G a r d eners The parade was made extra special this year by the turn out of all the
vehicles and in no small part Thanks to the Edson Custom Cruisers for
spreading the word.
CEREAL Last but not least to the volunteers who came out to help ensure our event

went smoothly. We needed every one and the help was very much
KILLER!! appreciated.

If we have missed anyone we sincerely apologize. We hope to see you all
again next year!

Spread the Best Dirt All proceeds go to the Kinette Christmas hampers

5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787 Sincerely, The Edson Lions Club
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