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No-Frills donates $5700 to school hot lunch programs

Chris and Tracey Mansbridge of Chris & Tracey’s No-Frills in Morinville donated more than $5700 to four Morinville schools for their Hot Lunch Program. The cheque presentation took place Friday morning at No-Frills with representatives from Morinville Public School, Georges H. Primeau, École Notre Dame, and Morinville Community High School (MCHS) in attendance. […]

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Warm hearts help hot lunch program

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local grocer and their customers have stepped up to help three Morinville schools make sure students have the fuel necessary to get through the school day. Chris and Tracey Mansbridge of No Frills presented Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools representatives with a cheque for more than $3,000 this week, monies that will be divided between programs at Morinville Community High School (MCHS), Ecole Notre Dame Elementary School and Georges H. Primeau School… […]

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The week in photos

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Fire Chief Ron Cust is at the Barrett Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona this week where the original Batmobile, created by George Barris in 1966, goes up for auction Jan. 19. – Ron Cust Photo… […]

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Fill-A-Bus off to good start

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Organizers are hoping a much heavier Morinville Community Bus will cross the weigh scales Friday night after two days of collecting food throughout the community. Organizers of this year’s annual Fill-A-Bus are hoping to outdo the 5,608 pounds of food and $1,600 in cash donations collected last year for the Morinville Food Bank Society… […]

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Food Bank looking to better serve community

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Growth and the added needs of the community have prompted the Morinville Food Bank to take steps to become its own entity.

After years of operating in connection with the Midstream Society, the food bank is now operating as the Morinville Food Bank Society, although it will continue to operate from its current location in the Midstream Society’s Thrift Shop.
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Grocery store helps town with program funding

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A Town program that helps low income families gain access to Community Services programs got a healthy injection of funding, thanks to the owners, staff and customers of the local No Frills grocery store.

Owners Chris and Tracey Mansbridge presented Morinville’s Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) Coordinator, Amy Dribnenky, with a cheque for $1,586 Aug. 6 … […]