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Minstrels sing for friends and family

By 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… […]

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Local News

Raising the roof and raising awareness

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – The Rendez-Vous Centre will be going forward with some needed roof repairs thanks to a $15,225 grant from the Community Initiatives Program (CIP). Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Maureen Kubinec presented the cheque Mar. 25 on behalf of Honourable Heather Klimchuk, Alberta’s Minister of Culture… […]

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Legal

Sturgeon Foundation restructures for future

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Four seniors lodge managers found themselves out of work at the end of April as part of an organizational renewal taking place within the Sturgeon Foundation, a seniors housing organization that operates facilities and housing units in St. Albert, Morinville, Legal, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Redwater.

The organization employed seven facility managers prior to the recent restructuring. Four of those were dismissed to allow the foundation to position itself to meet future challenges and opportunities… […]

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Local News

Legal resident celebrates 100 years

By Lucie Roy

Legal – St Emile Roman Catholic Church in Legal was full or well-wishers Saturday afternoon. Family, friends and dignitaries turned out to the church to help celebrate the 100th birthday of Alpheda Morin, who has been Legal’s most senior of seniors since 2005… […]

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Local News

Country songs and Santa highlight seniors’ party

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Jukebox Leigh’s Western Cabaret of songs featuring favourites from the world of country, country rock and other golden eras was the entertainment at the Heritage Lodge’s Resident’s Christmas Party Dec. 13. The singer included the audience, having little teddy bears for some of the residents, and having others come up and dance with him… […]

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Local News

Heritage Lodge holds Christmas Dinner Gala

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Approximately 60 residents from Heritage Place Lodge, along with tenants from the self-contained units and Lions Manor attended a Dinner Gala at Heritage Lodge Dec. 9, organized by Mary Benson, Heritage Lodge’s new program coordinator… […]

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Local News

Spooktacular day for seniors

Morinvillle – The Seniors Halloween event held at the Morinville Legion Oct. had approx 60 people in attendance. For those in costume the judging was made by their peers and the amount of noise they made as they cheered them on. Best Dressed Halloween costumes… […]

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Local News

County proclaims seniors’ Week

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – About a dozen seniors representing nine seniors groups attended Sturgeon County Council for a photo opportunity Tuesday morning. Before lining up for a group shot with council, Sturgeon County Councillors unanimously proclaimed Seniors’ Week for June 6 to 12… […]

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Local News

Luncheon gives seniors afternoon of memories

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Local seniors were transported back in time to 1911, the year Morinville was incorporated as a town, Saturday afternoon. Approximately 75 seniors from Aspen House, Heritage Lodge and Chateau Sturgeon as well as from throughout Morinville gathered at the Morinville Legion for a luncheon thrown in their honour.

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Arts & Culture

Seniors pick Morinville’s best light displays

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The votes have been tallied from Wednesday night’s judging of Morinville’s Best Lights Competition. Seniors from Aspen House and Heritage Place boarded the Town bus Nov. 25 for a tour of Morinville’s businesses and residences, rating each entry on a scale of one to five for window, yard and rooftop displays as well as the overall effect.

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