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Sunday , 7 March 2021

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Lakeland FASD looking for community volunteers

One of the Lakeland’s top non-profits is looking for your help. After recently celebrating 20 years of servicing the area, the Lakeland Centre for FASD is looking for two motivated people to join their board. Years of hard work in improving the lives of those with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, …

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Rock the Sock a stocking stuffer for FASD clients

Lakeland FASD is continuing one of their annual Christmas-themed giving drives this year. As part of the global event Giving Tuesday, the first Tuesday of December, Lakeland FASD has been collecting donations for Rock the Sock, where they give stockings to their younger clients. As Michele Huszar, program developer for …

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Lakeland schools shift to online learning starting Monday

St. Paul Education is shifting to an online synchronous learning model for grades 7-12 on Monday. The division was told about the upcoming shift at the same time as everyone else in the province on Tuesday afternoon, although superintendent Glen Brodziak does note they suspected something would be happening because …

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Town purchases aerial truck for Fire Department

The Town of St. Paul is now the proud new owner of an aerial fire truck. According to Fire Chief Trevor Kotowich, the fire department was able to purchase a used 2001 Smeal 75 foot ladder fire truck from the City of Airdrie. “I’m very happy to report that the …

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Vermilion Lions Club presses on before Christmas

The annual Santa Anonymous program has been running for about 40 years in Vermilion, and the Lions Club has been working hard to collect donations to make it continue this year. With registration now complete, gift certificates will be mailed to families by December 7. “We will use money on …

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Elk Point Extravaganza cancelled, Forest of Lights still on

The Elk Point Extravaganza parade planned for Saturday has been cancelled because of the new restrictions enacted by the province earlier this week to combat the spread of COVID-19. According to Terri Hampson, the president of the Elk Point Chamber of Commerce, they consulted with both Alberta Health Services and …

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