The week in photos


Sisters Kali and Kyrsti MacDonald performed two numbers – Paper Sails by Stu Larsen and Hearts on Fire by Passenger – at the Morinville Community High School Grad Benefit Concert held at the cultural centre Feb. 5. – Lucie Roy Photo

A beneficial show

More than 100 family and friends attended the Morinville Community High School Grad Benefit Concert at the Morinville Commnity Cultural Centre Feb. 5. Approximately 18 students took to the stage to perform a variety of musical numbers. Money raised from the concert will be donated to the charity causes the graduating class is supporting this year.


Maddy Gardener performed two songs – Hurt by Johnny Cash and House That Built Me by Miranda Lambert.

Samantha Ringuette sings When I Look at You by Miley Cyrus, accompanied by her sister Brittany on piano.

MCHS student Josh Vilsack performed Delicate by Damien Rice and 4AM by Our Lady Peace.

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Family Day fun and beyond

Morinville Fish & Game Association (MFGA) Fishing Chair Miles Allan and Brag Night Coordinator Darcy McLaughlin pose with a fishing shirt that will be up for bid during the association’s Annual Brag Night in March.

The MFGA Kids’ Fishing Derby takes place Sunday, Feb. 16 with prizes for the kids. Fishing equipment is limited and people are encouraged to bring their own.- Lucie Roy Photo

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Businesses unite for holiday contest

Body Shop client Steve Turner was the lucky winner in a contest sponsored by the Body Shop and the Morinville Business Centre (MBC) / ATB Financial. The Body Shop contributed $800 in spending money; MBC / ATB, a one-week stay in a 3-bedroom luxury condo in Las Vegas valued at more than $600. Turner’s entry drawn entry form was part of a 10th anniversary special from the Body Shop in partnership with the two other businesses. Body Shop owner Brad Boddez said he really appreciated the partnership with ATB and MBC and what they have done with the promotion. Ralph said this year was the second year ATB has done the condo get-away but the first time they partnered with the Body Shop. Turner has been a client at the Body Shop since 2008.

From left: Valerie Ralph representing ATB Financial, Body Shop owner Brad Boddez Body, contest winner Steve Turner, and on Body Shop staff member Rebecca Gottfried.

– Lucie Roy Photo


Legal Turns 100

Christine Young, Town Of Legal Admin Assistant and Program Coordinator was showing some of the Legal 100th Anniversary information flyers. Legal turns 100 Feb. 20 and a century after its founding and the community continues to thrive. Legal will start the centennial celebrations with a piece of birthday cake on Family Day at the arena from 12-3 p.m. Young said to watch for the big celebrations coming Sept 5-7. The Centennial Planning Committee is currently looking for volunteers and information to put together articles, stories, and contacts for the event’s festivities.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Green and gold

Ann Chapotelle poses with an Edmonton Eskimos doll made by Agnes Zelkovich. Chapotelle was one of the vendors at the Flea Market / Bake & Craft Sale held Saturday at the Morinville Legion. There were collectibles, baking and crafts as well as Tupperware, Epicure Spices, Party Lite vendors.

– Lucie Roy photo


Owl in a day’s learning

Morinville and Area Young Naturalist Club member Skylar Boissonnault had an opportunity to pet a Barred Owl at the Morinville Fish & Game Clubhouse Sunday afternoon. The owl was a key part of a presentation by guest speaker Ray Cromie. More than 35 parents, guests and children were in attendance for the two-hour presentation.

– Lucie Roy photo


Meet Garland

Garland is a 2-year-old neutered male domestic shorthair. His vaccines will be all up to dateand he will be dewormed and Microchipped. He is a very lovely cat, loves to cuddle, and gives kisses.

For more information call the Morinville veterinary clinic at 780.933.3133.

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