Locals recognized for their contributions

by Morinville News Staff

Houle recognized as Francophone Elder by ACFA

ACFA member Lucien Houle was introduced into Ordre des Sages (Elder recognition) at the Royal Alberta Museum Oct. 18.
Houle, who was born in Morinville, received the award in recognition of his work in the French community of Morinville. He is still an active volunteer at the Rendez-Vous Club, Morinville Historic Society, Centralta Tourism Society and ACFA Centralta.

Champion Petfoods founder receives the Alberta Order of Excellence

Champion Petfoods founder Reinhard Mühlenfeld has been inducted into the Alberta Order of Excellence, the highest honour the Province can bestow on a citizen. He was inducted Oct. 15 at a ceremony at Government House in Edmonton.
Mühlenfeld is noted as an inspiring entrepreneur and philanthropist who in addition to building a worldclass business has given back to the community through his support of healthcare, culture and education in the province.
Full details on Mühlenfeld is available at lieutenantgovernor.ab.ca/aoe.