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JMMF prepares a big announcement for its third annual Break Free Gala

The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF), a non-profit organization from Morinville that will be opening a women’s shelter in the area and who raises awareness on the realities of domestic violence, is hosting its third annual Break Free Gala, on Oct. 28. The event, which takes place at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre, will showcase a major announcement regarding JMMF’s forthcoming shelter. […]

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Bikers Against Child Abuse raising awareness in the area

A half dozen bikers dressed in leather, covered in tattoos, and looking a little more than intimidating mixed recently with Zumba instructors, basketball coaches, and girl guide leaders. Though the bikers might look like they don’t belong at an event geared for children and families, the members of the Edmonton Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) were a welcome addition. […]

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Citizens on Patrol in need of more members

Armed with nothing more than a pen and paper, cell phone, flashlight, police scanner, and a couple of cups of coffee, a small number of residents regularly take to the streets of Morinville, keeping their eyes and ears open for what doesn’t look and sound right. They’re Citizens on Patrol (COP), a civilian watch organization that has been operating in Morinville since 1997. Over the past two decades, the volunteer group has been doing their part for community policing in Morinville. […]