Government says new volunteer screening program improves safety

Alberta Culture and Tourism’s new Volunteer Screening Program offers non-profit organizations with resources to reinforce existing or create strong new volunteer screening practices.

The government says non-profit voluntary sector stakeholders and police agencies provided input for the tools.

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Province searching for Alberta’s outstanding volunteers

Albertans have two months to nominate outstanding volunteers for the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards. The awards recognize the exemplary service of volunteers whose contributions have made a lasting impact on their communities and the lives of their fellow Albertans. […]

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Volunteers Assemble!

A local volunteer is putting together a team of superheroes to assist when the need arises, individuals with unique skills and abilities that are brought to bear when a little helping hand is required. […]

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Volunteers to be recognized next week

Volunteers and volunteerism will be celebrated Apr. 10 to 16 during National Volunteer Week. A special volunteer evening is planned for Apr. 15 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre from 6 p.m to 8 p.m.

This year’s theme is Volunteers are the Roots of a Community, and the Town is recognizing it’s rooted volunteers with a pay-it-forward program, volunteer contribution wall, articles thanking volunteers, and the recognition night complete with a meal and ceremony. […]

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Morinville Lions Club looking for next Citizen of the Year

Nominations are open for the Morinville Lions Club’s Citizen of the Year Award. Residents have until Apr. 2 to nominate their candidate for the honour.

It’s a tradition started by the Morinville Lions Club in the late 1960s and continues 48 years later with the service club’s desire to shine a spotlight on those who give of their time and talent to their community. […]

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Sturgeon County recognizes its volunteers

Sturgeon County – The County recognized its many volunteers at the Villeneuve Community Hall Tuesday night. For the first time the County presented an individual Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. Terry Cashin Manager, Sturgeon County Community Services said they revised the Volunteer Appreciation Program and they started that last year with ads in the paper and again this year to recognize all volunteer nominees… […]

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Active Living Fair offers one stop shopping for what to do in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The auditorium of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre will be filled with more than 30 local organizations, groups and businesses Thursday night, each offering residents the opportunity to learn more about what they have to offer. The Active Living Fair takes place Sept. 8 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and organizers are hoping the entire community will come out to see just how active Morinville will be this fall and beyond… […]