Arts & Culture

Morinville Minstrels return from a successful road tour

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Morinville Minstrels are a senior choral group and were started in 1999 by Gene Boulet. Our current director is Dagmar Lietz with Jean Storey on the piano. Under the umbrella of the Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre, we entertain in Lodges and seniors facilities in and around the local area on a weekly basis. […]

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Rendez-Vous Centre elects president and board, membership growing

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Rendez-Vous Centre held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) Jan. 27 with more than 40 people in attendance.

Nominations were required to fill five vacancies, and four volunteers stepped forward, three currently serving on the board, and one new member, Jeannette McMillan. The Board of Directors’ first regular meeting will be an Orientation and Planning Meeting Feb. 1. […]

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Government partners on Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative

Reading Time: 2 minutesSeniors and their families will have access to current mental health information and frontline health professionals who can help following the launch of the Government of Canada’s Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative. the project is a partnership between the government, Shoppers Drug Mart and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH). […]

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Column: Seniors’ care faulted in throne speech responses

Reading Time: 3 minutesNot a lot was said about seniors in the Alberta government’s speech from the throne least week. In the speech given by Lieutenant-Governor Donald S. Ethell at the March 3 opening of the second session of 28th Alberta Legislature, the government congratulated itself for building a seniors’ care home in Strathmore… […]

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Minstrels sing for friends and family

Reading Time: 1 minuteBy Lucie Roy

Morinville – More than 140 guest of all ages attended at the first Minstrels Open House, held June 18 at the Rendez-Vous Centre, a one-hour performance followed by a sing-along with the audience. Minstrels’ Conductor Dagmar Lietz had 22 singers accompanied by Jean Storey on piano performing 15 songs from their afternoon program… […]