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Blood Donor Clinic set for end of month

Canadian Blood Services will be back in Morinville Jan. 31 for another Blood Donor Clinic. The clinic, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Morinville Lions Club, runs from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Rendez-Vous Centre (9913 – 104 Street ). […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Knights of Columbus launches annual hamper project

The Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish and the Morinville Food Bank, are pleased to announce that they will be coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. Las year 109 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts were distributed to needy families in the community as well as the Mearns and RQB areas. The success of this project relies on the generosity and co-operation of the churches, service groups, businesses, and countless individuals in our communities. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Knights launch hamper program

The Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish and the Morinville Food Bank, re pleased to announce that they will b coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. Las year 103 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts were … […]

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Breakfast major fundraiser for local group

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville — Pancakes, waffles, bacon, ham, eggs, and toast come out of the Rendez-Vous Centre’s kitchen in a steady stream whenever the Knights of Columbus (KOC) get together to hold a community breakfast. The local Catholic Fraternal Order holds a monthly breakfast nine months out of the year, taking a break in July, August and December.

“It’s a fundraiser for us,” said Knight Henry Lamoureux. “Actually, right now, it is our biggest fundraiser. We have a lot of charities asking us for money and that’s how we help them.”… […]

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Fewer attending Knights of Columbus breakfast

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – The temporary relocation of the Knights of Columbus Community Breakfast from the RC Parish Hall to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre (CCC) has not been kind to the service club’s regular fundraiser. Grand Knight Andy Morin said his group likes to have a minimum of 200 come out for the Sunday morning breakfast, but said the group is not seeing those numbers in the new location… […]

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Local knights to help the needy

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Knights of Columbus are once again taking up the charge to put a smile on the face of local and area families this Christmas. Last year the Catholic fraternal order, with the assistance of local churches and community members, distributed 100 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts to Morinville families as well as families in Mearns and Riviere Qui Barre… […]

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Community comes through to help Fill-A-Bus

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Town of Morinville’s Community Bus might have been groaning under the weight of generosity Friday night as it hauled away this year’s collection of food donations for the Morinville Food Bank Society and the Knights of Columbus’ Christmas Hamper program.

The bus spent two days as a receptacle for non-perishable food supplies. Morinville schools Notre Dame elementary and École Georges P. Vanier School deposited the food they had been collecting … […]

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Summer barbecue season results in Christmas joy

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Anyone who has passed through the doors of the Morinville Home Hardware store on a Friday this summer has likely encountered the tempting aroma of barbequed goodies being offered right outside the door. Burgers and dogs, bread and bacon wrapped shrimp have all been on the lunchtime … […]