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Volunteer recognition, Part III

Slave Lake’s Girl Guides volunteers (l. to r.) TinaMarie Ritter, Ashley Miller and Brittany Cyr. Ritter is the Guide/Pathfinder leader, Miller is Brownie leader and co-comissioner and Cyr is Brownie co-leader and treasurer. They were recognized Apr. 22 at the…
Who would have thought?

Yes…that is actor Patrick Warburton holding an edition of The Leader. Our very own Katrina Owens (far right) trekked down to Calgary last weekend for comic-con with TOSL communications co-ordinator Chris Brown (far left) and asked Warburton if he wouldn’t…
Happy spring!

Dancers from the Slave Lake Ukrainian Cultural Society welcomed guests at their annual spring show on May 7 with a traditional dance and an offering of bread. See more pictures from the recital in the next edition of The Leader.
Koinonia puts the ‘fun’ in fundraiser

Leader staff On Friday April 21, the Slave Lake Koinonia Christian School held its annual fundraising auction, to raise money for the school. It was held at the Legacy Centre, with approximately 240 people out to support the school. There…
Agencies recognize their volunteers

Several organizations in Slave Lake took advantage of the annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet at the Slave Lake Native Friendship Centre on Apr. 22 to publicly recognize and thank their volunteers. Pictured below are a few of them. (More next week)…

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Here’s a reminder about the upcoming ‘Escape the Room’ fundraiser happening on May 5th and 6th at the Alliance Church in Slave Lake. For those who don’t know what ‘Escape the Room’ is, well, it’s fairly…
And the winners are……!

Citizen of the Year Winning the 2016 Citizen of the Year award this year was TinaMarie Ritter (left), whose nominator cited her outstanding efforts over the past year (and before) on behalf of the Girl Guides. The list of other…
Crafts and cookies

While parents shopped around at the All Seasons Market last weekend, youngsters were able to decorate Easter-themed sugar cookies.
Back by popular demand: a library story walk

Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader The Rotary Club of Slave Lake Public Library is planning another ‘book walk’ for next month. Manager Lana Gutowski says the library is bringing it back because the last one had such a good response. “As…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There’s going to be a lot of unusual stuff going on in and around Slave Lake this coming weekend. Some of it has to do with a search and rescue training exercise. Last week Slave Lake…

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Puppet show

C.J. Schurter students had the chance to learn interesting facts and historical tidbits last week during a puppet show. Wendy Passmore-Godfrey, artistic and founding director of WP Puppet Theatre in Calgary came to town to put on ‘Pig in a…
Pysanka!

The Regional Arts Council (RAC) hosted a ladies craft night on April 13th and attendees created their own traditional Ukrainian Easter eggs such as the ones pictured above.