Volunteers are the heartbeat of any community, and they all make a difference. This year National Volunteer Week (NVW) runs from 19-25 April, and the theme is: “It’s Time To Applaud Canada’s volunteers!” marking a celebration of the commitment, dedication and selflessness of volunteerism. […]
Francoise and Norm Meunier have been a positive influence in their decades of volunteerism.
Not always huge fans of titles or committees they have been in the background for years volunteering and helping when needed. […]
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.
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. […]
Volunteers were celebrated last week during National Volunteer Week, culminating in a special volunteer evening Friday night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. About 100 attended the event. […]
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. […]
Sturgeon County gathered to recognize the outstanding people, boards, and organizations who volunteer in the communities Tuesday night. The event was held at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. Award presentations followed the supper. […]
Local volunteers will be collectively applauded Thursday night during the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Night. The Town, community groups, and volunteers will gather to express appreciation for all volunteers while awarding a number of vulunteers for their outstanding efforts. The event takes place Apr. 9 at 6 p.m. at the cultural centre.
This year’s theme is Volunteers are part of the ripple effect. […]
Melting snow and ice continued to make South Glens a little soggy Friday. Those entering and exiting the community had to do so through a flooded entrance road. Water returned to the 79 Avenue and 97 Street intersections… […]
Photos By Lucie Roy, Stephen Dafoe, Sheldon Fingler, and Melodie Steele
Morinville – You can’t make a shadow without some light, and the Town of Morinville kept with its theme – Volunteers Cast a Beautiful Shadow – by shining the light on the community’s many volunteers Friday night.
The Morinville Community Cultural Centre was packed with volunteers and well wishers who were treated to an evening’s entertainment, appreciative recognition, and a belly full of food, the latter provided by Doug Adsit of the Green Bean. Nominees and award recipients were introduced by emcee Joe Gosslin and recognized by members of Council and Administration… […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Superman’s 75th birthday came and went last Thursday. Three quarters of a century have passed since Action Comics No. 1 was published, a funny book that brought the world one of its most iconic characters… […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – It’s a tradition that began almost a half century ago. The annual selection of Citizen of the Year was started by the Morinville Lions Club in the late 1960s and continues 45 years later with the service club’s desire to shine a spotlight on those who give their all for their community.
“It started in 1968. The Lions wanted to recognize people in the community who had gone… […]
The Town of Morinville throws a big party once a year to recognize all the people who volunteer in the community by serving on boards, coaching kids in sports, hosting events, and all the other things that people do to make this community…well a community… […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – Travelling through town putting up posters for their annual Easter egg hunt last Monday afternoon, Morinville and District Ag Society President Barry Bradley does so with a smile on his face. One would have no idea there was something weighing heavy on his mind; his organization, begun nearly four decades ago, is in danger of folding… […]