The Ron Moses Community Christmas Dinner served 125 in the hall and delivered 66 meals to Innisfree, Minburn, Mannville, Islay and Vermilion making a total of 191. Vermilion is a very “giving” community. Our family wants to thank everyone who was a part of it this year. Some of our volunteers come year after year while others were new at it. Groups help move things to the hall, set up, cook and serve the food, entertain, do deliveries as well as clean up. We appreciate your h
The Vermilion Elementary School hosted their Grade K - 2 Christmas Concert on December 18, and their Grade 3 - 5 Concert at the Lakeland College Alumni Theatre on December 19.
Children told jokes and song history between each song.
“Well if you weren’t in the Christmas spirit before, I’m sure you are now! What a wonderful job students, and a special thank you to Mrs. King for putting everything together. On behalf of the staff and students we would like to wish everyone a
The Vermilion Lions Club hosted their annual Santa Anonymous, delivering food and toy parcels to approximately 74 families on December 21.
The program has been running for approximately 40 years, and now services Vermilion, Minburn, Mannville, Clandonald, and Islay. Head elf, Dolores Coates-Lingley, has been volunteering for the past 25 years, and Vermilion Outreach School staff and students volunteered on December 19. The program relies on donations of toys, and monetary f
The Wainwright Dance Academy hosted two performances of their 10th Annual Nutcracker Production at the Alumni Theatre in Vermilion on December 14.
Dancers worked together to make the traditional Christmas story come to life. Sparkling smiles filled the stage, and the audience was dazzled by ornate costumes and the dancers’ ability to incorporate several props as they made the journey to the enchanted kingdom.
“Their passion for telling the story came through in their perfo
Vermilion’s Jeff Harms was the lucky 2019 winner and completed the Knights of Columbus Shopping Spree at McDonald’s Family foods on December 12.
Along with his wife Diane and their children, they decided to donate the full $1,000 amount to the Vermilion Food Bank.
Given three minutes on the clock, he was able to race around the aisles collecting items likely to be very much appreciated at the Food Bank.
“Well that was exciting!” said Jeff after managing to fill carts wit
The Vermilion Support Group of the Parkinson Association of Alberta’s Lloydminster Region held a Christmas Party at Nick’s family Restaurant in Vermilion on December 10.
Members from Vermilion, Wainwright and area met with family members and enjoyed the festive interaction. The new support group began in November, and many are excited about the convenience of the location (regularly held at the Continuing Care Centre’s Stewart Hunter Room).
Glen Johnston has been living wi
The Lakeland College Alumni Theatre was packed full of excitement as family and friends attended the St. Jerome’s School’s Christmas Concert on December 12. Over 100 children, Kindergarten – Grade 5, kept the crowd engaged with their lively performances. It was clear that a lot of practice had gone into the concert. Well delivered messages spread Christmas cheer throughout the theatre. The children had a lot of fun dressing up in costumes, singing and dancing throughout the n