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Pasta perfection

Youth Centre employee Katie Filipowski gives Caroline Holubowsch some pointers on the proper way to cut garlic. Five Morinville teens participated in an Iron Chef event Aug. 7 in the Morinville Community Cultural Centre’s commercial kitchen.

Fellow Youth Centre employee Brian Croft said the event opens the door on the opportunity to have additional Iron Chef events in town as well as send a local competitor to provincial competitions. “If we can get one of these girls to a competition like that, it would be fantastic,” Croft said.

The cooking event was one of a number of activities the Youth Centre has run this summer. Croft said as the summer has progressed he and Filipowski have had the opportunity to meet more and more local youth. They have been able to make them aware of what the centre will offer during the school year.

Local youth can keep up to date with Youth Centre activities by visiting

Passing the bucks
The Legal branch of Servus Credit Union presented the Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation with cheque for $2,422 Aug. 6. The monies were raised in two fashions; the first a general donation to the cause, the second proceeds from a community barbeque held at the Legal branch in June. From left: Sylvia Prefontaine – Community Council Member, Chantell Despins – Branch Manager, Laurette Rivard – Community Council Member, Rebecca Holland – Board of Directors, JMMF. Submitted Photo

Sing a song of summer
Four-year-old Emma Berry gives children’s performer Mary Lambert the silent sounds of a giraffe Wednesday morning. The popular entertainer was back for a second performance at the Morinville Community Library. Wednesday’s performance was the second entertainer to put on a show at the library during the Champion World Tour Summer Reading Program, sponsored by Champion Petfoods.

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