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Acklands-Grainger celebrates 125 years

by Adrienne Tait happy to do. “We support numerous local groups.
Everything from the Boys and Girls Club to the
Acklands-Grainger branches all across Canada Edson Mixed Slo-Pitch League we typically support
celebrated 125 years in business on September 19 as though product donations,” said Sweet.
well as 50 years at the Edson branch, which opened As part of the anniversary celebration Acklands-
in October 1964. Grainger held a barbeque lunch and raffle at their
While there are other industrial supply companies store on September 19 with all proceeds going to
both in town and across the county, Edson branch support the Stollery Children's Hospital.
manager Warren Sweet said, “What sets us apart is Approximately 90 people attended the event which
our breadth of product and huge vendor base. As raised $800 for the Stollery.
well we have six distribution centers set up across “I'm just very proud to be part of a company with B
Canada that gives us access to over $100 million a 125 year history in Canada. As well being a part
dollars in inventory, usually overnight.” of the Edson community for 50 years is a great GIVING YOU THE ULTIMATE DEALERSHIP EXPERIENCE”
Acklands-Grainger encourages its branches to be testament to the way we do business,” said Warren. 2011 BUICK REGAL
community minded, something the Edson branch is 4DR, AUTO,
WAS 24,999
NOW 18,999 14-258A

Thank You!Thank You!

Approximately 90 people attended the Acklands-Grainger lunch and raffle in celebration of 50 years in
business in Edson as well as the company’s 125 anniversary. Photo Adrienne Tait

RCMP Update

Theft and traffic complaints top weekly list

by Adrienne Tait 15 suspicious persons or were also initiated. numbered two.
vehicles. There were also three S i n g l e i n c i d e n t
Theft complaints and Traffic collisions calls each to alarms or investigations included
traffic complaints were numbered 10 last week false alarms, failure to one sudden death,
t h e t w o l a r g e s t and RCMP responded to comply with conditions, impaired operation of a
contributing factors to eight assaults, eight noise complaints and motor vehicle, Liquor
the 136 RCMP calls for mischief or damage false or abandoned 911 A c t v i o l a t i o n , Shawn McClintock owner of TATTOO INKLINED hosted biker’s
service last week. calls, seven lost or found calls. possession of a weapon, night on Wednesday nights throughout July & August. Then held
a BBQ during the Edson Sidewalk Jamboree with all proceeds
A total of 25 theft p r o p e r t y a n d s i x Fail to stop or remain u n i n s u r e d o r going toward the Parkland Lodge Auxiliary Grandparent Walk-A-
c o m p l a i n t s w e r e assistance calls. collision , F i r e unregistered motor Thon for a total donation of $480. We wish to thank him, the
investigated, a marked Five cases of fraud, P r e v e n t i o n A c t vehicle, causing a bikers and all the citizens that came out and donated!
increase from eight last four harassment or violations, Mental disturbance, family
week and 13 the week criminal harassment Health Act violations, relations, and one From The Parkland Lodge Auxiliary
before, and 17 traffic calls, and three child and requests to locate a r e c o v e r e d s t o l e n
complaints along with welfare investigations missing person all property.


Christian Reformed Church
Christian Reformed Church

4633 7th Ave., Edson
4633 7th Ave., Edson

Welcome Everyone!

The Parkland Lodge Auxiliary had the best turnout ever at our 42nd annual
Grandparents Walk-A-Thon held on Sept. 20th. Thanks to all the
participants and donators we managed to raise $5795.50 which will help us
give the seniors the extras they deserve on their birthdays and at To our
Christmas. We also would like to thank councillor Tammy Strang for
walking in her husbands place, the seniors, children, parents and pets who
joined us on the awesome day. Hope to see you all again next year! Thanksgiving


October 13, 2014

10:30 am

Photo Deanna Mitchener
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