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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. […]

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Young Eagles soaring high at Villeneuve Airport

A local chapter of a youth aviation club called the EAA Young Eagles Program is holding a ‘Kids Fly Free Rally’ at the Villeneuve Airport on Aug. 26. The event, planned for children aged eight to 17-years-old, is meant to help spark an interest in flying; in some cases, this event gives kids the chance to go on their very first airplane ride.
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Lancaster Park student off to Finland with Rotary

While everyone was out enjoying the long weekend Victoria Kentfield of Lancaster was busy packing her suitcases.

Kentfield left Saturday for Oulu, Finland where she will be spending a year as part of a Rotary Club Youth Exchange Program. Oulu is the place of her host family and is a city and municipality in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia. […]