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Saturday , 31 July 2021

Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.

Craig’s Cornerstone’s rebirth of historical business in Vermilion

Craig’s Cornerstone Ltd. is fully stocked after four years of adding businesses to their list of boutiques, now totalling seven. The highlight for them has been keeping the historical aspects alive, while incorporating brand new stores and products throughout their building and downtown Vermilion. Previously, the Craig’s Department Store had …

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Fundraising for those in need with a bottle drive in Vermilion

Hearts and Hands have opened a new ongoing bottle drive opportunity to support local individuals and families in need for Vermilion and the surrounding area. An additional community service to food banks, this organization looks to fill items such as cleaning products, baby formula or diapers, or hygiene items as …

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Volunteers recognized in Vermilion

A proclamation was made recognizing National Volunteer Week from April 18 – 24, 2021 at this week’s Town Council meeting in Vermilion. Director of Community Services, Kevin Lucas, noted this year’s theme ‘The Value of One, The Power of Many’ suggesting that without volunteers more paid work may be necessary …

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Town of Vermilion and County of Vermilion River facing arbitration over ICF

The Town of Vermilion and the County of Vermilion River are going to arbitration to resolve outstanding issues with their inter-municipal collaborative framework agreement. All municipalities are required by law to have an ICF agreement with their neighbouring communities. The Inter-municipal Liaison Committee (ILC) between the Town of Vermilion and …

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Organics collection begins in Vermilion this week

The first pick up day for organics in Vermilion will be Tuesday April 27, by way of Integrity Waste Solutions who also look after the blue bag recycling for the community. With additional benefits to the environment there are long term savings anticipated, and a bonus for residents is that …

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Dewberry Ag Society has $66,000 up for grabs

The 7th Annual Bred Heifer Raffle through the Dewberry & District Ag Society is underway, as well as a separate 50/50 draw. Six subsidiary prizes total $10,000, the 20 bred heifers are valued at $40,000, and with the 50/50 there is an additional minimum of $16,000 available to win. “It …

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Alberta HUB welcomes new executive director

Northeast Alberta Information HUB welcomed Perry Phillips as their new executive director on April 1. One of nine regional economic development alliances in the province, the position became available after nearly a decade when Bob Bezpalko moved on to a position as manager of economic development for the Town of …

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