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Festival Champions
Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy presented Morinville Festival Society Chair Paul Smith with a $20,000 cheque Thursday afternoon, the first of five cheques. The local pet food manufacturer did a telephone survey this summer to help determine where it should be investing its community dollars. The overwhelming response from that survey and… […]

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The weekend in photos

Batter up!
Six-year-old Willow Cooper makes contact during a snowball game Saturday afternoon. Using a giant candy cane for a bat and a Christmas ornament for a ball, children had the opportunity for a little festive version of baseball. The activity was one of several at First Choice… […]

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What’s on this weekend

By Morinville News Staff

Food drive at Big Al’s

A local businessman is shifting gears this weekend, literally and figuratively, in the hopes of filling his gravel hauler with non-perishables for the Morinville Food Bank Society. Al Pangborn of Big Al’s Custom Hauling and Landscaping Supplies is holding his 2nd Annual Food Bank Drive July 14… […]

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Arts & Culture

A summery Christmas lies ahead

By Morinville News Staff

Sturgeon County – It might be five-and-a-half months until Christmas, but Cory Christopher and the folks at First Choice Tree Nursery and Garden Centre simply aren’t waiting. They are holding their annual big Christmas event July 13 to 15 and have invited Mr… […]

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Arts & Culture

Around the towns – weekend edition

First Choice Tree Nursery held their annual A Very Cherdarchuk Christmas over the weekend. Three-year-old Brianna Logan (left and her sister Madison, 8, enjoyed taking a look at some of the ice sculptures, including the Cherdarchuk Express… […]

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Arts & Culture

Elves and reindeer and Santa in July – Oh my

By Étienne Thevou

Morinville – It might be five-and-a-half months until Christmas, but Cory Christopher and the folks at First Choice Tree Nursery and Garden Centre simply aren’t waiting. They are holding a big Christmas event July 15 to 17 and have invited Mr. and Mrs. Claus to come down from the North Pole to have a picnic with children of all ages on Saturday… […]

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Arts & Culture

Art in the Garden now in bloom

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The third annual Art in the Garden opened Thursday night with a special opening gala evening, combining art, plants, wine, music and fine food into one artistic and cultural event… […]

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Art in the Garden set to bloom

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With flowers blooming in local gardens, creating an artistic display of colour, designer Cory Christopher is hoping Sturgeon County gardeners will think about art in the garden in a broader sense. Christopher is once against preparing for Art in the Garden, the third annual event to be held at First Choice Tree Nursery June 24 to July 10… […]

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Ornament event puts new life into Christmas décor

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – For First Choice Tree Nursery’s resident designer Cory Christopher there simply is no time of year or location that cannot use a decorative touch. But while Christopher is equally at home decorating an interior or exterior setting throughout the calendar year, he has a particular fondness for the Christmas season.
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Country Soul Stroll begins this weekend

By Étienne Thevou

Sturgeon County – There is nothing like a weekend drive in the country to put the hectic work week behind us, but this weekend may just be the best weekend to do so this summer. July 17 and 18 marks the kickoff to the Edmonton Regional Tourism Group’s 8th Annual Country Soul Stroll, an opportunity to stroll through some of the regions farms, gardens and museums, as well as an excellent opportunity to visit some of the region’s artists and artisans.
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