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Council sponsors Christmas in June Motorcycle Toy Run at $500

In a unanimous decision, Council has decided to sponsor the Christmas in June Toy Run put on by the Morinville Lions Club and Technical Automotives Inc. at $500. The event brings motorcyclists to Morinville to raise money for the Midstream Support Society, who offer programs and assistance to help low-income families afford presents for their children. In addition to cash, riders also bring toys for the society’s anual Santa Store. […]

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Midstream Society location to be discussed in May

The plight of the Midstream Society and their thrift store will be on the May 10 Council agenda.

Council received a letter informing them that the Midstream Support Society and the Morinville Lions Club will be cooperating in a bid to construct a new building for both organizations to use. […]

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Morinville Council Briefs

Council has unanimously approved setting up a meeting between Administration, the Midstream Society, the Morinville Food Bank Society as well as two Council members to discuss the two organizations further needs. […]

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Letter: Toy Run organizers grateful

The Christmas in June Motorcycle Toy Run had 65 registrants, including 10 passengers (55 Bikes in lineup).
Neil McDougal won the 50/50 draw for $188.50 and donated $100 back to pot, giving us a total of $288.50
An extra 14 extra burgers were cooked totaling $70 and donations included $175 in cheques as well as Ward’s […]

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Local non-profits looking for new board members

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Two local non-profit organizations are currently looking for skilled board members to assist them with the work they do. The Midstream Support Society and Morinville Community Library Board are both currently looking for members. The former is looking for up to four new members, the latter is two short of a full complement of 10 board members… […]

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Charity auction sets new record

by Lucie Roy

Morinville – Despite the poor weather, Coach’s Corner on 100 Street was packed Saturday night for the16th Annual Santa Store Charity Auction. The Midstream Support Society fundraising event, once again presided over by auctioneer Brad Ward, raised with more than $22,765, beating out last year’s record of $22,038.

The evening’s total included $4,925 in cash donations received prior to the auction, $4,000 … […]

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Charity Auction raises record $21,000

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – The 15th Annual Live Charity Auction in support of the Midstream Support Society’s Santa Store was held at the Coach’s Corner Sports Bar Saturday night. Once again the venue was packed with people arriving as early as 4 p.m. to reserve their seats for the 7 p.m. start. Midstream Support Society President Joyce Preeper said this year’s event raised $21,008… […]

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15th Annual Santa Auction ready to help those in need

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – For a decade and a half residents have been gathering for an evening of good fun and good bids in aid of a good cause. The 15th Annual Santa Auction is set to take place at Coach’s Corner Nov. 17, once again raising funds for the Midstream Support Society’s Santa Store, a venue through which parents are able to acquire gifts for their children they would not otherwise have… […]