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Bob Layton performs for seniors transportation fundraiser

Television and radio personality Bob Layton performed a show for about 200 local seniors in Morinville Thursday night. The dinner, catered by Kelly’s Deli, and Bob Layton show was a fundraiser for seniors transportation and included a $1000 cheque presentation from the Sturgeon Foundation.

Layton’s comedy show included anecdotes about his experiences on CHED, life as a senior, his experiences with his wife, and episodes performing in small halls throughout the province.

The entertainer’s ventriloquism, comedy and personality were a hit with his audience.

– Stephen Dafoe Photos

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Animal fun

Earth Rangers: The Kids’ Conservation Organization visited Notre Dame School Thursday afternoon. Mike Velti and Chris Gill (above) introduced students to several live Animal Ambassadors: Diego, the black and white Argentine tegu; Hugo, the striped skunk; Maverick, an American kestrel (North America’s smallest falcon); and Hook, a red-tailed hawk.

The presentation was sponsored by Lee Therres, Operations Manager of Inland Aggregates out of Villeneuve, and Lehigh Hanson Canada.

Earth Rangers is dedicated to teaching children about biodiversity and inspiring them to develop sustainable behaviours by empowering them to become involved in protecting animals and their habitats.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Iron Chef

Town of Morinville Youth Workers Erin Debusschere and Brekk-Lyn Holterhus spoke to seven youth who at the Iron Chef After School Culinary Challenge. Participants were tasked with making Milk Chocolate Maple Bacon Cookies.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Safety first

Town of Morinville workers paint the pedestrian crossing on 100 Avenue between the Post Office and The Father’s House at 100 Avenue and 103 Street. The crosswalk and others were painted with a zebra pattern.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Students learn about the world of 3D printing

Above: Notre Dame teacher Catherine Chan looks over the filament used with 3D printing with Chris and Bill Logan.

The appearance of a 3D printer at Notre Dame school Oct. 12 had a Grade 3 class listening and answering questions, but student Nick Logan could answer most of the questions presented to the class by his father, Imagination Technology Inc. President Chris Logan. Nick’s grandfather Bill Logan was also on hand for the demonstration.
Chris Logan said the company will be starting a club for young students willing to learn about the basics of design, software and making their own 3D creations.

At the Oct. 12 demonstration, students learned about making a prosthetic hand and how the printer can have many practical functions.

During the year the students will have an opportunity to see a design created in the 3D printer.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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