People

People

Stories about people and groups in our community.

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Sitting on a folding chair behind the Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA) booth at the recent trade show, the watchdog organization's new president Bonny Swart-Attwood is an approachable and witty head to the organization dedicated to being extra eyes and ears for the Morinville RCMP Detachment.

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Cutting edge talent Morinville Community High School student and talented juggler Jordan Imgrund-Harvey, seen here performing at the Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce’s Trade...

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Oiler's Pride Morinville resident and proud Oilers fan Joe Gosselin got into the mood for Thursday night's game. Local author Kim Mills will be at...

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The Morinville Community Library recognized some special visitors Thursday night as a prelude to Volunteer Appreciation Week - Library volunteers and some special feline guests.

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A half dozen seniors choirs from across the province will gather in Morinville May 5 for the 38th Annual Seniors Choral Festival. The afternoon of song, hosted by the Morinville Minstrels, will take place at St. Jean Baptiste Church at 1 p.m. and is open to everyone in and out of the community.

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For the past few years, Hands Across the Sea (HATS) have been raising funds for the Grandmothers to Grandmothers campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, an organization that provides assistance to the plight of African grandmothers, something Lewis became aware of in his role as Special Ambassador to Africa for the United Nations.

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A 50th-anniversary celebration needs a cake, and the Morinville Community Library is hoping to find a baker to craft a custom cake for that half century milestone celebration later this year on Sept. 9.

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Chief Superintendent Jerry Scott, District Commander for Central Alberta District, is pleased to announce that Sergeant Dale Kendall of the Stony Plain Detachment will be taking up an interim position as the Detachment Commander of Morinville Detachment. The Town of Morinville was consulted in the selection of Sergeant Kendall to fill this role.

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Private Leo Thibault of Cardiff did not survive to see the taking of Vimy Ridge. His last battle was fought at the Somme. The Battle of the Somme raged for four months and ended Nov. 18, 1916.

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A Morinville man is following in his hero Terry Fox's footsteps by running across Canada. Maxime Chabot was born in Jonquière, Quebec but has called Morinville home for six years over two stints here, his most recent for the past two years.