For those facing
cancer today, in
honour of those lost
to cancer, and for
generations to come,
we promise progress.
The Fruit to the School program gives students ahealthy snack once a week, with fruit purchasedfrom a local grocery store.
In fall 2010, the community officially launchedTatanka Trails, a system of trails through the towncomplete with mapped signage.
As part of a plan for a community garden, residentsbuilt a greenhouse that will operate year-roundand be tended organically. Residents can, for $10annually,;join;the;Hinton;Community;Garden;Societyto rent greenhouse or garden plots.
The;city;has;developed;an;ambitious;pilot;projectto help those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder(FASD), as part of the ACE program. The ACEgroup is working with the Lakeland Centre forFASD to provide participants in the program withopportunities to broaden their horizons, usingservices already in the community.
The;town;is;doing;a;major;renovation;of;its;HeritagePark. A building day this past September sawcommunity members volunteer for a variety oftasks, including making picnic tables, planting treesand beginning construction on a new amphitheatreand bike/skateboard park.
For information about the CommunitiesChoose Well program, visit healthyalberta.com.
ACE Community Highlights( acecoaches.blogspot.com).