MCHS students start a journey of volunteerism

by Lauren Stromner

Students at Morinville Community High School (MCHS) will get a unique opportunity to give back to the community this school year. The school has reserved several volunteer dates with a number of Edmonton agencies, including the Bissell Centre, the Edmonton Food Bank and the Hope Mission. Students in the MCHS Interact Club and the Religious Studies classes can volunteer their time and talents with each group… […]

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Arts & Culture

Duelling Oktoberfests offer two takes on entertainment

Morinville got two tastes of Ocktoberfests over the weekend.

The Town of Morinville held their 2nd Annual Oktoberfest celebration at the cultural centre Friday night with an evening of German displays, food and cultural entertainment that included Vinok Worldance and the Brabec Brothers Bavarian Band. About 500 attended the event… […]

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Gifting a priority for local business owner

The Morinville News has gifted more than $40,000 in cash and in-kind services so far in 2014. Donations include recent contributions to the library and non-profit coffee shop Higher Grounds, as well as the Morinville Festival Society, Morinville Curling Club, last weekend’s Paint the Town Red Gala, the Chamber of Commerce Gala, the Morinville Public Elementary School Carnival, the Morinville Farmers Market and the Morinville Community Gardens…. […]

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Local News

Morinville resident speaks at Be Brave Ranch opening

Many tears were shed Saturday afternoon as people hugged one another, joyful that a dream to had become a reality. Little Warriors held the official grand opening celebrations of the Be Brave Ranch by Ray LaBonte and Family, a facility that offers children who have been sexually abused and their families a place to heal. The ranch will offer abused children more than 200 hours of multiple therapies to help them grow into healthy adults. More than 500 attended the opening to share in the celebrations and to hear those involved in bringing an idea to reality speak about the journey… […]

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Local News

Former fire chief to be thrown to the Lions

by Morinville News Staff

Former Morinville Fire Chief Ron Cust has certainly felt the heat after more than a quarter century with the Morinville Fire Department, but the lifelong Morinville resident will soon feel a different kind of heat. Cust is to be roasted Sept. 30 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre in a special event put on by the Morinville Lions Club… […]