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Upcoming by Deanna Mitchener

Upcoming Business Awards Gala set for October 21


energy into the night leading up to the name being announced,"
The Annual Small Business Awards Week is taking place
said Chris.
November 12 Events from October 17 through to the 21. has been chosen. Hopefully adding a little more excitement and
CWL Bazaar from 11 am to 3 pm. September 26 to Last year the Chamber went with a wine and cheese event.
Tea/lunch. Available items are: Bake October 7 The Edson District Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be This year they will be serving a delicious and elegant cuisine
Sale Items, Silent Auction, Canning, The Red Brick will be hosting a Black Tie Gala on October 21 to recognize many of that will tantalize your palate. The Chamber would like to
Clothing, Jewelry, Spices, Crafts and hosting a Community the businesses that have gone over and above to assist a welcome sponsoring a table along with two bottles of wine and a
many more items. Contact 780-723- Art Exhibit in the customer. center piece that individuals can enjoy sitting at during the gala.
3661. Gallery for Alberta President of the Chamber Chris Valliere-Kowalchuk, said, Exciting draws will be made, and you won't want to miss out
Culture Days "We are looking forward to a exciting event this year and have on all the fun, so come help celebrate.
November 17 (September 30 – added new nominations. In the past the Chamber has had As a reminder, the Edson and District Chamber of Commerce
Centennial Park and Downtown Light October 2, 2016). eight awards. We are still continuing with the Small, Medium, includes the Yellowhead County and any business in the area
Up - Enjoy the lights sparkling on the The Exhibit will run and Large Business Awards —plus we have added Employer can be nominated.
trees. Free cookies and hot chocolate from September 26 to of Choice Award, Service Superstar, Rising Star, Business In order to nominate all you need to do is fill out the
will be provided from 430-6pm. October 7, Monday to Leadership, Best New Business, Beautification, Employer of
Activities such as crafts for kids in the Friday, 9 am – 4:30 Person with Challenges, and Pioneer 12 in total with a few nomination form and drop it off at the Chamber office before
museum and possibly snowshoeing will pm. Extended hours September 30.
also be offered. Saturday, October 1 new and exciting awards. The nomination committee is an anonymous committee and no
"In the past the Chamber has always taken the two finalists
from 1-4 pm. There of each category and the committee would sit down together one will know who is a part of that committee other than Alison
will be a Collective and decide who the winner was. The two finalists were Peyton the administrator. On the voting committee there are no
Canvas on site that all Chamber/board members and the final decisions are secret,
visitors are notified and could choose to buy tickets to the event knowing professional, and without favoritism.
encouraged to take they were a runner up. This year every business or person If you would like to know more information on the nomination
part in. Contact the nominated will not know who it has been narrowed down to. forms, or to sponsor a table or to purchase tickets please call the
Red Brick for more Everyone will have to wait until the awards gala to see who Chamber office at 780-723-4918.
information 780-723-
3582 or Unforgettable night of comedy at Boob Tour

October 1 by Deanna Mitchener
The 15 Annual
McMan Octoberfest
dinner, dancing and If you were in the neighborhood of the Edson
silent auction will be Royal Canadian Legion Branch #51 the evening
held at the Edson of September 15 then you could hear laughter
Legion. Doors open coming from inside as the Annual Boob Tour
at 6 pm, Dinner at sold out their hilarious event.
6:30 pm. Special
celebrity speaker Four fantastic comedians hit the stage for an
Megan Bomgaars unforgettable night of comedy. James Uloth the
from A&E Born This man who came up with the idea of the Boob
Way. Tickets Tour has become a of the tour. He has the ability
available at the to constantly change his act and is always
McMan office or by adding new material and rotating the line-up of
calling 780-712-7677.
comedians. From new comedians just coming
October 2 into the spotlight to seasoned entertainers, if you
Final Rotary Sunday are looking for a great night of laughs you can
Alberta Culture Days always be assured to find those laughs at the
Centennial Park from Boob Tour.
1-5 pm. There will be Comedian Sasha Supemault, said, "I am from Comedians Sasha Supemault, Sterling Scott, James Uloth, and Gabriel
music, face painting, Edmonton and this is actually my first road trip Rutledge preformed to a sold out crowd at the annual Boob Tour held at the
popcorn and hot dogs. Edson Legion September 15.
Accepting donations as a comedian. I went to a festival and saw a
to the Edson Food female comedian go up on stage and I was so
Bank. inspired I thought that would be something I
could do. People are always telling me I'm funny so I decided to give it a
October 2 whirl. I am super-excited to be here tonight."
Edson United Church Comedian Gabriel Rutledge, said, "I am from Seattle and have done a lot
is holding their annual
Harvest Supper at the of Boob Tour Shows but haven't been to them in a while. It feels good to be
Edson United Church back on the road and doing some more shows for them. I was 26 years old
at 5 p.m. Tickets are when I decided to get into comedy. I was in a band before that so comedy
available by phoning seemed like a reasonable idea."
780-723-3034, 780- Comedian Sterling Scott, who hosted the event, said, "I have performed
723-2487 or the for the Just for Laugh's Festival in both Winnipeg and Halifax Comedy
church office 780-
723-3418. Festivals. I was recently signed by Kevin Heart to produce my own show
on the LOL network in 2017. I was 24 when I decided this was what I
October 15 wanted to do with my life. I was always that kid in school that was funny,
Red Brick Harvest I just get paid for it now which is great."
Bazaar and Tea, Comedian James Uloth said, "Edson has always supported this show
Saturday, October 15, since we first brought it here. These ladies work so hard to sell it out. All I
10am – 3pm. Join us
for lunch and browse do is bring some funny comedians and we have a great time for a great
the home based cause. I grew up in Wildwood but live in LA now for the past 10 years."
business and craft Charlene Parker, with the Run Of Hope Committee, said, "We are our
tables. For more info own charity now and I want Edson to know that all the money we raise
or to book a table here tonight will be staying right here to help locals that are going through
contact the Red Brick any kind of cancer. So far in 2016 we have helped 14 people and have
at 780-723-3582 or spent over $10,000 so we need the support and your money right here in
our own community." Thanks went to everyone who helped make it a
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