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Chamber looking for business of the year nominations

Reading Time: 2 minutesSmall Business Week is more than a month away and the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual gala along with it. But the local business advocacy group is already making plans for the big day by seeking nominations for business of the year in a variety of categories. Nominations Opened Sept. 8 and will close Oct. 8. […]

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Servus presents MFGA with $5000

Reading Time: 1 minuteMorinville Fish and Game Association (MFGA) held their Annual General Meeting and regular meeting in their new clubhouse Sept. 10. Servus Credit Union Branch Manager Kym Moore and employee Lorraine Blackburn presented a $5000 donation to the club. In her presentation Moore said the MFGA continue to strengthen the community […]

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Morinville Physical Therapy celebrating first anniversary

Reading Time: 3 minutesIt’s balloons and barbecues this Friday as Morinville Physical Therapy & Sports Injury Clinic (8807 100 Street) opens their doors to clients and non-clients to celebrate their first anniversary in Morinville. The barbecue and cake events run Aug. 14 from noon until 1 p.m. and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. […]

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RV City expanding to former Honda Dealership location

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe old Frontier Honda sign letters lay by the side of the building. Soon, new signage will go up as RV City works on the first of three phases of expansion in Morinville.

Co-owner Ross Hodgins said the decision to relocate his Honda Dealership to St. Albert was largely Honda driven as the company is looking to increase their urban presence with more destination dealerships. […]

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CFIB launches petition to stop minimum wage increase

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has launched an online petition to stop the minimum wage hike recently passed by Alberta’s NDP government. The petition looks to capture Alberta independent business owners’ reaction to the government’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018. […]

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Chinese restaurant has new owners

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Golden Szechuan Buffet, located at 10603 100 Avenue (east of the Shell) is under new ownership. Holden Wu and Michelle Zhen, originally from Windsor, Ontario, took over the restaurant July 1 after looking for an opportunity to buy a business. […]

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Fingler Rotary’s new president

Reading Time: 3 minutesMorinville resident Sheldon Fingler has assumed the Rotary Club of Morinville’s gavel. The local businessman took over the presidency of the service club from Brian Reed at the club’s July 8 breakfast meeting.

Fingler said he was motivated to join the Rotary Club two years ago out of respect for those pillars of the community who had built the club and the community.
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RBC presents two of three community donations

Reading Time: 2 minutesMembers of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Morinville Branch presented a $1000 cheque to the Morinville Community Library June 3.

RBC employees and clients promote responsible water use through the Blue Water Project, an awareness program. In this regard, RBC is proud to provide support to the Morinville Community Library who has assisted RBC in bringing awareness to the program.
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Chamber acclaims new board

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting Wednesday afternoon and acclaimed a 13-member board, all of whom took an oath of office from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken. […]

Arts & Culture

Library bringing comedy to cultural centre stage

Reading Time: 2 minutesStand up comedy returns to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre June 19 to kick off the annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival weekend. After a successful inaugural year, the Morinville Community Library and board are once again trading checking out books for promoting a live comedy show. […]