Sunday , 25 October 2020

Tag Archives: community support

Gift cards instead of toys this year for Santa’s Anonymous

Local group in Vermilion that runs Santa’s Anonymous forced to change things up. In order to meet government regulations, the Vermilion Lions Club is opting to hand out a selection of gift cards instead of toys for their annual Santa Anonymous program. Last year, food and toy parcels were delivered to nearly 75 families. Running over 40 years, the program …

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Chamber BBQ heats up downtown

Community members gathered to celebrate Vermilion businesses last week during the Vermilion & District Chamber of Commerce barbecue. MLA, Garth Rowswell, joined in the fun as people were cheery to meet outside and grab a surprise bag or hamburger. “It’s a big deal,” said Rowswell. “I talked to a few of the businesses on how they managed through the pandemic …

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Vermilion shows strong support for MS

Residents gathered for the impromptu classic car show while two dollars from every Teen Burger went to the MS Society of Canada. During A&W’s Burgers To Beat MS event, classic cars rolled in from Lloydminster, Wainwright, and Vermilion. The Vermilion A&W participated in the nation-wide event, welcoming everyone who wanted to support Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and check out the cool …

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