Gib Boddez was one of two people selected from Morinville to receive the Senator's Contribution Award.
The Award is in recognition of his outstanding dedication to the Town of Morinville community through volunteerism and civic engagement. The certificate and accompanying letter are signed by The Honourable Douglas Black, Q.C. Senator- Alberta.
Fête au Village will be in the red and white this year when the annual festival kicks off July 21. The three-day event, now in its 54th year of operation will carry a Canada 150 theme as well as a big calendar of activities for visitors to take part in.
County residents Jim and Jan Baker are bringing Summer Music in the Park events back to Morinville starting July 11. The shows will be held outdoors bi-weekly on Tuesdays at St. Jean Baptiste Church by the clock tower. The shows run from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. and while admission is free, they will be taking items for the Morinville Food Bank and cash donations for the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation.