After more than 50 years in the business, local barber Paul Henry Casavant is trading in his scissors and clippers for garden shears.
The 76-year-old Morinville man said Jan. 31 was his last shift at Paul’s Barber Shop located on 104 Street where he has owned and operated his home business since 1996. Casavant reflected that it is strange thinking it will be all over. He will miss everyone. A lot of these guys have grown up and grown old with him.
Morinville residents gathered at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Monday and Tuesday to take part in the Canada 150 Mosaic mural, a national project celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.
Mural criteria required a landmark Morinville is well-known for, that is historical in nature, and still existing today. Artists for the project include Lead Artist Lewis Lavoie, Paul Lavoie, and, Phil Alain, all based out of St. Albert.
The Town of Morinville, local organizations and businesses are working towards a common goal next weekend - providing two days of activities over the Family Day weekend.
“Attending Morinville’s Snowman Festival is a great way to celebrate our Canadian winter," said Kathleen Ducharme, Town of Morinville Culture & Events Programmer. "We hope families will venture outside and enjoy a variety of community activities, take some photos and make special memories.”
At the Blood Donor Clinic held on Tuesday night, Sheila Scharmann donated blood and wrote a positive message to a sick child. The card and bead will be given to a child at the Stollery Children's Hospital who needs blood or blood products.
Alberta Culture and Tourism’s new Volunteer Screening Program offers non-profit organizations with resources to reinforce existing or create strong new volunteer screening practices.
The government says non-profit voluntary sector stakeholders and police agencies provided input for the tools.
A man from the Town of Legal is taking his passion for airplanes to new heights. Dan Charrois, a businessman, engineer, licensed pilot—and now, aircraft builder—has put together his own four-seater airplane (a Van’s Aircraft RV10), a feat that took him 11-years to complete.
Residents have less than three weeks to nominate exceptional area women for some special recognition. For the past 21 years, the St. Albert Bahá’í community has sponsored an annual celebration of United Nations International Women’s Day by recognizing the contributions women make to society.
Less than a month after announcing they would pull down the shop shades for the final time in mid-February, a local non-profit coffee shop has announced the lattes and cappuccinos will continue to pour at Higher Grounds on 100 Avenue.