The week in photos

Museum gets higher profile

The old St. Jean Baptiste Park sign was removed a couple weeks ago and replaced June 20 with a 9 foot by 7 foot metal Musée Morinville Museum sign manufactured by Craig’s Welding. Town of Morinville employees assisted Craig’s Welding with the early morning installation.

The sign was part of the museum’s hope to raise its profile in the community. Although existing in the convent building for several years, many residents and visitors were unaware of the museum’s existence.

In addition to the new museum sign, a blue travel sign has been placed on the light post in front of St. Jean Baptiste Park to let people know where the historical facility is located.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Historical displays

Simone Gervais visited the museum on Canada Day and rtook the opportunity to reminisce about some of the items on display. The Musée Morinville Museum is open Wednesday to Saturday from noon until 5 p.m.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Special guests

Aspen House employee Amber Switzer was giving a bit of attention to Daisy Mae, the pot belly pig that arrived at Aspen House June 29. Daisy Mae will be visiting off and on throughout the summer along with the Thumbelina, a mini horse.
Aspen held a birthday party June 30 with present certificates from the Prime Minister, MP Rona Ambrose and the Town of Morinville to Marie Labonte who recently turned 100 (See our June 3 edition.)

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Sprucing things up

Richard Houle makes last minute touch ups on top the lamp post situated in front of the main entrance to the St. Jean-Baptiste Church June 29. Dust Angels members were also outside washing the doors to the church and cleaning inside.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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Watering bag

Town of Morinville employee Travis Brenneis fills a Treegator bag with water June 29. The 24 newly planted trees will have a Treegator wrapped around the trunk of the tree. The Treegator is a slow release watering bag that waters for approximately five to nine hours. The water capacity per bag is dependent on the bag set up and tree caliper. Ten gallons of water is recommended for every inch of tree caliper. The bags hold approximately 15 gallons.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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