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Blood Donor Clinic set for end of month

Reading Time: 1 minuteCanadian Blood Services will be back in Morinville Jan. 31 for another Blood Donor Clinic. The clinic, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Morinville Lions Club, runs from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rendez-Vous Centre (9913 – 104 Street ). […]

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Lions pass the gavel

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville Lions Club held their year-end barbeque, awards presentations, Installation of Officers Ceremony and Induction of new members June 13.

The 2017 Board of Directors to serve during the 100th Anniversary celebrations of the Lions Club International is President Deborah Robillard, Vice President Dustin Greenwood, Secretary/Treasurer Tina Gougeon and Director Korien Sampson. […]

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The Man behind the Red Vest: A profile of Francis Fryters

Reading Time: 4 minutesLionism is based on loyalty and tireless dedication and Morinville Lions Club President Francis Fryters has done just that. Fryters said he was sponsored to be a club member by Charter member Peter (Pete) Gibeault in 1984. Before Gibeault passed in 2003, he made Fryters promise to keep the Lions club going. Fyters said, ‘OK, I will try.’ […]

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Midstream Support Society lease agreement unanimously approved by Council

Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has unanimously approved a motion that would allow the Midstream Support Society to enter into a new 35-year lease agreement with the Town on the current property the Midstream Thrift Store is on. The agreement allows the organization to move forward in raising the funds to build a two-story building in partnership with the Lions Club of Morinville that could create more space for other community groups. […]

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Lions looking for dog walkers for Purina Walk for Dog Guides

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Purina Walk for Dog Guides takes place in Morinville at the Fish and Game Association pond trail May 28 at 10 a.m. The Morinville Lions Club are once again looking for walkers and pledges to help them in their national goal of raising funds to provide specially trained Dog Guides to Canadians with physical and medical disabilities. […]

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Midstream Society location to be discussed in May

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe plight of the Midstream Society and their thrift store will be on the May 10 Council agenda.

Council received a letter informing them that the Midstream Support Society and the Morinville Lions Club will be cooperating in a bid to construct a new building for both organizations to use. […]

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Lions receive banner patch from STARS

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is thanking the Lions Club for all of its support over the last 30 years.
The Lions of Alberta Foundation is a founding partner of STARS, and the first flights were flown as the Lions Air Ambulance. The Lions Club has played a vital role in getting support from both the rural and urban communities. […]

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Morinville Lions Club looking for next Citizen of the Year

Reading Time: 2 minutesNominations are open for the Morinville Lions Club’s Citizen of the Year Award. Residents have until Apr. 2 to nominate their candidate for the honour.

It’s a tradition started by the Morinville Lions Club in the late 1960s and continues 48 years later with the service club’s desire to shine a spotlight on those who give of their time and talent to their community. […]

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Community New Briefs

Reading Time: 2 minutesLions Quest Canada made a presentation at the Morinville Lions Club regular club meeting Jan. 11. Speaker Darlene Fenske said the Lions Quest Canada mission is to provide leadership, knowledge and resources to develop capable young Canadians with positive character. Fenske is hoping to garner grants to hold topics on bullying and community safety. […]

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Morinville Lions having a great year

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Morinville Lions Club inducted a number of new members into the service club Feb. 9.

Lions Multiple District 37L District Governor Bob Hunter, a Cardiff resident, performed the induction ceremony and said he was pleased with the District’s progress.
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Former fire chief to be thrown to the Lions

Reading Time: 2 minutesby 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… […]