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United Church Youth visit Mexico

The Morinville United Church Youth Group recently had a week long Service and Education Trip to Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Goals of the trip included learning about issues surrounding poverty and wealth, and about how to put faith into action. The six youth and four parents visited an orphanage, two seniors homes, a community living in the dump, and other low income neighbourhoods. […]

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Progressive views: Interact Club returns from successful Mexico trip

by Tristan Turner – From June 28 to July 5, a group of seven MCHS students travelled to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in the hopes of assisting local organizations that worked with low-income families, or built community engagement. These students travelled as the Morinville Interact Club, the separate youth-wing of the Morinville Rotary Club, and started planning for the trip in hopes of pursuing the goals of Rotary International: service, social justice and international citizenship. As President of the Morinville Interact Club, I hope to share some of the highlights from our trip and thank those who made our adventures possible… […]