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Lions, SRCW and community gather to recognize volunteers

The Volunteer Appreciation event, in partnership with the Lions Club of Morinville, Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA), Town of Morinville and Rendez-Vous Centre was held Tuesday night at the Rendez-Vous Centre with more than 70 in attendance. […]

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New president for Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA) held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Elections Mar. 14.

The new President of the 776-member-strong organization is Zone 13/14 Director Bonny Swart-Atwood.
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Arts & Culture

Annual SRCW Poster Contest draws record entries

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA) held their Annual General Meeting and presentations to the winners of the 2016 poster contest Mar. 8.

The annual contest is open to students from Grade 1 to 9 in rural communities, and the artwork must reflect the theme of Rural Crime Watch, Crime Prevention and Report a Poacher. […]

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Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch going strong after 32 years

A bright yellow sign sits affixed to a fence at the end of a township road. Its message is straightforward and to the point: Rural Crime Watch Area. They are four words that let residents known their neighbours are watching out for them, and criminals know their activity is being monitored. […]

Arts & Culture

SRCW picks their winners

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch’s (SRCW) annual Poster Contest wrapped up Tuesday night at the Rendez-Vous Centre with two dozen winners being recognized at the association’s Annual General Meeting. […]

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Canadian Search Dog Association presents to Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch

by Lucie Roy

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch (SRCW) members got a better understanding of the work search dogs do Oct. 14. Members of the Canadian Search Dog Association (CSDA) provide a demonstration during the crime watch organization’s monthly meeting at the Provincial Building… […]

Arts & Culture

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch ready to launch poster contest

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch’s (SRCW) annual Poster Contest is underway. The contest is open to students in Grades 1 to 9 and Sturgeon County schools will receive information packages and a request to participate Oct. 10. Deadline for the contest is Dec. 11. … […]

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Police briefs

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch released crime statistics for the month of January in an email to members Monday afternoon. According to the watchdog organization, the first month of 2014 saw RCMP responding to three break-and-enters…. […]

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The day in photos

She’s a winner The winner of $2,500 from the Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch 50/50 draw was presented with her cheque […]

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Morinville News

Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch set to celebrate 30 years of being a watchful eye

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch has offered RCMP an extra set of eyes for the past three decades. The volunteer group will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a special dinner and celebration at the Rendez-Vous Centre May 4.

The association’s focus and energy over the last three decades has been that of making the towns, villages, hamlets, subdivisions and rural areas within Sturgeon County safe. Doing that has involved a long line of community volunteers who have taken the stand that … […]