Lac Ste. Anne Bulletin July 24, 2017

THE BULLETIN Vol 22 Issue 30 Monday, July 24, 2017 2013 Onoway & District Chamber of Commerce Business Of The Year Summer Village Of Val Quentin - Cantin Park Gazebo - Grand Opening – Saturday, July 15, 2017 Mayor Bob Lehman, Deputy Mayor Marlene Walsh and Councillor Roger Montpellier, and our amazing volunteers, hosted a Party in the Park to celebrate the completion and grand opening of the Community Gazebo! Honourable Sarah Hoffman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, Honourable Oneil Carlier, MLA, Whitecourt-Ste Anne, Councillor Elwood and Councillor McNair from Al- berta Beach were in attendance to celebrate and acknowledge the efforts by our Council and Community to complete the project! During the past four years, your Val Quentin Council have placed a strong focus on enhancing our public spaces for com- munity enjoyment. With grant funding, and collaboration with landowners, the County, and assistance of community volunteers, this work in- cluding building walking trails, installing benches, bird houses, Bob’s Bridge, the Gazebo and new fencing, landscap- ing and installation of new swings at Cantin Park and Burton Park are now completed! In recognition of the completion of this work, the Summer Vil- lage of Val Quentin was the proud recipient of the 2016 Bulrush Award for Leadership and Community Build- ing at the Association of Summer Villages of Alberta Conference in October 2016. This Association repre- sents all 51 Summer Villages in the Province of Alberta. We were thrilled to have Chief Ives and the North West Fire Rescue Team showcase their equipment and expert- ise and provide educational information, as well as the opportunity for a little cool down for those who were brave enough to participate! A Very Special Thank You to: Volunteers: Fortis Alberta - $3,000 Grant to host this community event Ste Anne Natural Gas Co-op Ltd for providing the grill for cooking 150 Hot Dogs! Trace Jordan – for an enjoyable afternoon of music! Beachside Market – for professional assistance and flexibility to ensure adequate amounts of food and re- freshments were available for our guests. Bro Built Homes & Contracting Ltd. – Design and Construction of Gazebo