Talk of the Town

Amazing Family Race

Nine teams and 34 participants took part in the Amazing Family Race Saturday, completing eight stations before coming back to the cultural centre to see who won.

All teams completed the race in less than two hours.

In first place was the Campbell family (above) followed by the O’Gorman family (below) in second and Greening family (bottom) in third.



– Lucie Roy Photos


A grand reopening

RV City held a three-day Grand Reopening event Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The event included a ceremonial ribbon cutting with Jayco Towables Division Vice President Brad Whitehead, Towables Division National Sales Manager Sherlin Miller, Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce President Simon Boersma, RV City owners Ross and Jean Hodgins and Jayco Towables Division President Matt Thompson.

– Lucie Roy Photo


Chistmas in June

On Saturday the Christmas in June Motorcycle Toy Run took place, starting and finishing at Taser Inc. in the industrial park. More than 20 riders attended the event. Despite a route change due to fresh oil on Highway 44, the riders had a safe trip though Morinville, Onoway, Barrhead , Alberta Beach and Westlock. Event organizer Deborah Robillard said they would have a better idea on the total monies donated and the amount of toys collected later this week.


Birds of a feather

Jeanne Hudson sent us this photo of pine siskins in her bird feeder, capturing the birds in flight.


CWL meet

The St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Women’s League held their Annual Dinner, Awards & Fashion Show at the Rendez Vous Centre June 2with more than 115 in attendance. Service Awards included Patricia Touchette for 67 years,Sandee Blackburn, Karen Cust, Carol Kaup and Jeannette Mac Millan for 25 years, Mina Corcoran, Claire McKale and Michelle VanBrabant with 20 years,Connie Carson, Simone Gervais, Patricia Maczko, Lorette Champagne and Mary Labonte for 15 years and Donna Sobachan and Wendy Enright with ten years.

– Lucie Roy Photo

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