Stories about people and groups in our community.
Morinville resident Sheldon Fingler has just returned from a one-day trip to Disneyland with Dreams Take Flight, a volunteer-led, non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing a trip of a lifetime for physically, mentally and socially challenged children.
The Sturgeon Refinery is celebrating $500,000 in community investment that they generated through recycling and are inviting community groups throughout the Sturgeon County region to put another $10,000 into proposals for innovative waste diversion ideas.
Working with young people is one of the mandates of the Rotary Club of Morinville and its sister branches throughout the world. Over the past few years, the local service club has been involved in a partnership with area schools, educators and Family and Community Support Services departments to offer a mentoring program for students.
Helping people with their health and nutrition goals is the purpose of Nourish, a new storefront business in downtown Morinville. The shop, which had previously been operating in the industrial park, opened recently in the former Carrie’s Hair Salon location on 100 Avenue just east of the post office. […]
iPhone or Android. Oilers or Flames. Star Wars or Star Trek. Country or Rock. All big decisions to make when deciding where to toss your coffee tip at Higher Grounds Espresso Bar. But the playful little tip jar options have done more than put a smile on customer’s faces – they’ve put a smile on community groups and those in need.
Alex Smith tinkers away in his Morinville garage, a wrench in one hand, the other spinning the wheel of a bicycle. Around him are sprockets, chains, pedals, and frames – parts he has acquired through donations from residents and contributions from Roseridge Landfill’s Recycle a Bicycle program. […]