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Chamber acclaims new board

The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting Wednesday afternoon and acclaimed a 13-member board, all of whom took an oath of office from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken. […]

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Local volunteer returns to El Salvador to lend a hand

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Pleasant Homes co-owner and Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce President Simon Boersma leaves for El Salvador July 8 on a humanitarian trip. The journey is his sixth trip with the Flying Doctors of Canada, a non-governmental, non-profit registered charity made up of general volunteers, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers, each committed to helping those most in need. Boersma is part of a group that will spend 10 days in the Central America nation seeing patients, teaching them how to build special stoves, and making a significant contribution to the local economy while they are there… […]

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Morinville Chamber monopoly soon to be exposed

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After celebrating their high rollers with a casino-themed business award gala in 2010, a Roaring ‘20s theme in 2011 and a masquerade theme in 2012, the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) will roll the dice and move the pieces on a Monopoly theme this October, an event they are calling Chamberopoly. The Chamber’s 5th annual awards night will take place Oct. 17 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre… […]

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Local volunteer off to lend a hand in El Salvador

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Pleasant Homes co-owner and Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce President Simon Boersma left for El Salvador July 8 to continue the humanitarian work he began at the age of 18 when he began smuggling bibles behind the wall in Eastern Europe.

Today Boersma continues his humanitarian work as part of the Flying Doctors of Canada, a non-governmental, non-profit registered charity made up of general volunteers, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers, each committed to helping those most in need… […]