Around the town in photos

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Sunny day

Barbara MacArthur sent us this great shot of a sunflower and bee in her garden.

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Wizard’s quilt
Candence Foss (left) was the winner of this year’s Summer Reading Program quilt. Shelley Faganello (right) made Harry Potter-themed quilt, which took her 20 hours of volunteer time.

– Submitted photo

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Politicians gather

The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce held their first monthly meeting after the summer break Sept. 2 with more than 65 registered guests in attendance. The first guest for the new Chamber year was the Honourable Rona Ambrose who spoke on the economy. Ambrose is the Conservative Party candidate for the new riding of Sturgeon River-Parkland. Mayor Lisa Holmes provided la brief update on the Arena/ Multi Use facility.

From left: Sturgeon County Mayor Tom Flynn, Councillor Nicole Boutestein, Chamber President Simon Boersma, Alexander First Nation Chief Kurt Burnstick, Hon. Rona Ambrose, Mayor Lisa Holmes and Councillor Brennan Fitzgerald.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Workin’ out

Nine-year-old Olivia St-Onge lifts some weights at one of the booths at Thursday night’s Active Living Fair. The event offered residents an opportunity to see what was available in terms of health and wellness, as well as community groups.

– Morinville News Staff Photo

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Golden skies
The sun sets in the sky over Morinville, casting an orange hue that is a harbinger of the coming colours of fall.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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Celtic rocks
Derina Harvey performs some celtic tunes at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Thursday night during the Active Living Fair. Harvey and her band ­— The Derina Harvey Band — will perform a full show Jan. 16, sponsored by Andrew Webb Carpentry. Tickets are $45 for the dinner and show, and are available at the CCC and tixonthesquare.ca now.

– Stephen Dafoe Photo

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