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One very long day

Aleena went to a magic show and wanted to be a volunteer.…

  • Dec 23, 2021
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This looks more like Christmas

Lakers light up homes in holiday spirits

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Preparing to light up joy

The Town of Sylvan Lake crew members setting up tree decorations in…

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Lois Snider-Norby and Rosemary Gerdts of the Guild were able to present nine gift bags for men and 28 gift bags for women to the Christmas Bureau which were received by Laurie Gathercole (far right). Submitted photo

The Ladies Guild work to support Christmas Bureau

Offering 37 gift bags and 84 jars of Love Soup

Lois Snider-Norby and Rosemary Gerdts of the Guild were able to present nine gift bags for men and 28 gift bags for women to the Christmas Bureau which were received by Laurie Gathercole (far right). Submitted photo
From left Lindley, Keri, Santa (Trevor), and Keagan Pratt. Submitted photo
From left Lindley, Keri, Santa (Trevor), and Keagan Pratt. Submitted photo
Sylvan Lake Christmas Bureau team prepared donation bags during the initiative last year. Submitted photo

Community support for Christmas Bureau in full force

Lakers collecting donations to spread joy this holiday season

Sylvan Lake Christmas Bureau team prepared donation bags during the initiative last year. Submitted photo
Mr. and Mrs. Claus at this morning’s Candy Cane Tea event. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Over 300 residents attended Saturday morning’s Candy Cane Tea

Santa cruised through town for annual parade followed by fireworks Nov. 27

Mr. and Mrs. Claus at this morning’s Candy Cane Tea event. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Members of the Eckville Fire Department pose with two tables worth of food and toy donations after the fourth annual toy drive on Dec. 14, 2019. File photo
Members of the Eckville Fire Department pose with two tables worth of food and toy donations after the fourth annual toy drive on Dec. 14, 2019. File photo
The Santa’s Anonymous program accepts donations of cash and new, unwrapped toys year-round in preparation for the holiday season. File photo
The Santa’s Anonymous program accepts donations of cash and new, unwrapped toys year-round in preparation for the holiday season. File photo
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Local cafe seeking contributions for natural reserve

Planting and protecting native trees in Colombia to improve biodiversity

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Friends of Bethany volunteers pose for a photo alongside the fully decorated Giving Tree. The tree is decorated with tags detailing the wish list of residents at Bethany Sylvan Lake. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Friends of Bethany volunteers pose for a photo alongside the fully decorated Giving Tree. The tree is decorated with tags detailing the wish list of residents at Bethany Sylvan Lake. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
The ornament to be hidden around Sylvan Lake. Submitted photo
The ornament to be hidden around Sylvan Lake. Submitted photo
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Top year for Smile Cookie Campaign

Over a decade of Lakers supporting local ambulatory care

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Facts and checklist before heading to ice

While out fishing on the lake, there are certain recommendations to keep…

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Town closes count on Pumpkin Trail

Halloween decorations now being repurposed

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Leah Gamroth with Girl Guide leaders, from left, Lynne Tirpak, Judy Scanland, Tamara Neilly, and Sandi Lapp.

Laker girl guide third Brownie to achieve all 50 badges

Leah Gamroth showed persistent growth throughout past two years

Leah Gamroth with Girl Guide leaders, from left, Lynne Tirpak, Judy Scanland, Tamara Neilly, and Sandi Lapp.
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Annual Coats for Kids program returns to offer warmer winter

Gently used coat donations are welcomed until season end

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Pumpkin Trail. (Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo)

Add your Halloween pumpkins to Pumpkin Trail

Town aims to surpass last year’s numbers

Pumpkin Trail. (Town of Sylvan Lake / Facebook photo)
Hot dogs served to attendees. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
Hot dogs served to attendees. Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News