Arts & Culture

Annual Lite Up the Nite Christmas Festival next weekend

Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville’s Annual Lite Up the Nite Festival takes place November 25 through 27. Most activities during the weekend festival are free for the entire family. The highlight of the annual event is Saturday evening’s parade, the lighting of St. Jean Baptiste Park and fireworks display. […]

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Community comes through for Morinville Food Bank

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith food bank use increasing in Canadian communities, and no more so than in Alberta, they can use all the help they can get in feeding the hungry. Morinville Food Bank Society member Ken Skjersven said they were seeing five new families a week since the job market started to drop. […]

Local News

Town looking to fill the bus for the food bank

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith food bank use increasing in Canadian communities, and no more so than in Alberta, they can use all the help they can get in feeding the hungry.

Morinville residents will have a great opportunity to do their bit during the 2015 Fill-A-Bus campaign that kicks off the Lite Up The Nite Christmas Festival. […]

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Fill-A-Bus has record year

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A much heavier Morinville Community Bus groaned over the weigh scales Friday night after two days of collecting food throughout the community. Organizers of this year’s annual Fill-A-Bus were hoping to outdo the 5,608 pounds of food and $1,600 in cash donations collected last year for the Morinville Food Bank Society. Those expectations and goals were not disappointed as Morinvillians of all ages rose… […]

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Fill-A-Bus looking for even fuller bus this year

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Community Bus makes many trips throughout the year: taking seniors shopping, taking children swimming or out for summer day trips, and transporting Town of Morinville staff on an excursion or two. But even when it is parked, it can be used for good purpose. Later this month, the Town of Morinville community Bus will be parked at two local grocery stores, giving residents an opportunity… […]

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Morinville ready to Lite Up the Nite

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Stephen Dafoe

Front Page Story in Nov. 22 Edition of Monday Morning News

Morinville Christmas may still be another month away, but Morinville is getting into the festive spirit this weekend with the annual Lite Up the Nite Christmas Festival, a three-day event that illuminates the streets as well as the spirits of many Morinville residents.

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