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Sobeys once again holding festive baking contest

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville — With the holiday season approaching, many local bakers will be breaking out their favourite recipes to whip up a batch of festive baking again this year. Sobeys Morinville are hoping bakers will bring their goodies to the grocery store in a few weeks for a chance to win $500 in gift certificate prizes to use on more baking supplies… […]

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Christmas baking contest draws large number of entries

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Judges in this year’s Sobeys Baking Contest didn’t go away hungry Saturday afternoon. With 42 entries bellies were busting when the judging was done. The discerning taste buds of judges Mayor Paul Krauskopf, CAO Debbie Oyarzun, Fire Chief Ron Cust, and local businessmen Joel Chevalier and Brent Melville were given a confectionary smorgasbord of pies, cakes, tarts… […]

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Big bucks up for grabs in Sobeys baking contest

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – With Christmas rapidly approaching many home bakers are breaking out their secret recipes to whip up a batch of festive baking again this year. Sobeys want local bakers to bring their goodies to the grocery store later this month for a chance to win a $500 gift certificate to use on more baking supplies… […]

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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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Grocery store and Town partner to get folks eating right

By Monday Morning News Staff

Morinville – Thursday night’s Active Living Fair served as the launching point for a three-week initiative to get Morinvillian’s eating well. 21 Days to Healthy Living is a joint initiative between the Town of Morinville’s Community Services Department and Sobeys under the Town’s involvement with the Communities ChooseWell program.

The program aims to encourage Alberta families to eat healthier and to enjoy more family meals together… […]

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Familiar face at familiar grocery store

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There is a familiar face roaming the aisles of the Morinville Sobeys these days. Stuart Trenchard is back to run the store but this time as franchise owner.

A long-time resident of Morinville, Trenchard worked his way up through the grocery business starting as a stock boy in the local IGA at the age of 14. Over the next six-and-a-half years as he worked his way through school Trenchard also worked his way through various positions in the store. After graduating from NAIT with a major in marketing… […]

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Jets home opener to be a community party

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Like Santa Claus, the Jets home opener and tailgate party comes but once a year. And like the jolly old elf, the home opener brings with it a bag of goodies for kids of all ages. This year’s home opener and tailgate party is no exception and … […]

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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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