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East End Bus Society Services
East End Bus Society is a cooperative effort of the Lac Ste. Anne County, the Town of Onoway and the Village of Alberta Beach to provide affordable transportation for seniors and handicapped. With additional financial support from 10 Summer Villages, Yellowstone, South View, Silver Sands, Val Quentin, Sunset Point, Sunrise Beach, Birch Cove, West Cove, Nakamun Park and Ross Haven.
Service consists of scheduled shopping/medical trips to West Edmonton Mall, and Spruce Grove along with excursion and rentals by service clubs, special interest groups and community members.
Contact: Lorna Porter, Coordinator
Home Support Program and Preventative Counselling Subsidy
The Summer Village of Silver Sands is partnering with Lac Ste. Anne County to make available to our residents two important programs hosted by the County:
Home Support Program: offer a subsidy for light housekeeping services offered to seniors which helps them remain independent in their own safe, clean and comfortable home.
Preventative Counselling Subsidy: offer a subsidy to eligible individuals, couples or families who find themselves struggling to afford the cost of short-term preventative counselling services.
Contact the County Office to find out more and if you are eligible - Community Services Department at 780-785-3411 or toll free at 1-866-880-5722.
Attention Community Groups - Now Accepting FCSS Grant Applications
Family & Community Support Services (FCSS) is:
“FCSS is a unique 80/20 funding partnership between the Government of Alberta and participating municipalities or Metis settlements. Provincially, the FCSS Program receives its mandate from the FCSS Act and Regulation. The Act describes what the Province and municipality/Metis Settlement can do to provide preventive social services. The Regulation describes how services may be provided … Under FCSS, communities design and deliver social programs that are preventive in nature to promote and enhance well-being among individuals, families and communities …”
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Onoway Regional Medical Clinic
Canada Day Fireworks
A fireworks celebration was held on Saturday, July 1st, 2023 at the boat launch in honour of Canada Day. Funding for the event was made possible by the Government of Canada Canadian Heritage Celebrate Canada Grant.
The History of Canada Day - (Government of Canada (2023). Available at: canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/canada-day/about.htmlCanada.ca (Accessed: 20 April 2023).
Family Day Picnic
The Summer Village holds a Family Day Picnic each year. This year the picnic was held on Saturday, July 29th, 2023.
Planned events were scheduled as follows:
7:00 a.m. – Toonie Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Golfing
2:00 p.m. – Horseshoes / Children’s Games
6:00 p.m. – Supper $5.00/person or $20.00/family - bring a salad or dessert to share with everyone!
10:30 p.m. – Fireworks Show at the boat launch site
Sandy & John Stepien set up a Lemonade & Treats stand this year with all proceeds being donated to the Edmonton Humane Society. Thank you to all those who stopped by the lemonade stand, with your generosity, they were able to raise and donate $202.00! Thank you, Sandy & John.
A big thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers who help at each year's events, this day could not be done without you! We look forward to seeing everyone at next year's Picnic!
Large Bin Clean Up
The Summer Village holds a large bin clean up at the quonset (1 Centennial Way) each year over two days. This provides a good opportunity to help clean up the Summer Village by getting rid of items no longer needed that are laying around properties and cluttering up space!
The Large Bin Clean Up was held on July 14th and 15th.
GENERALLY ACCEPTED ITEMS:
- Metal & white metal including stoves, washers/dryers, freon items will be accepted this year ($20 per white metal item – exact change only)
- Clean wood
- Mixed household waste (includes stained, treated or painted wood)
- Mattresses ($20 per item – exact change only)
ITEMS GENERALLY NOT ACCEPTED:
X Tires, shingles, TVs, microwave
X Paint, stain, antifreeze, oil, dangerous goods / chemicals
X Trees/brush/branches, Hot Tubs, Concrete
Please note that the Summer Village has the right to refuse any item.
Summer Village of Silver Sands
Box 8, Alberta Beach, Alberta T0E 0A0
New Office/Courier Location:
2317 Township Road 545, Division No. 13
Lac Ste. Anne County, Alberta T0E 1V0
p: 587-873-5765 f: 780-967-0431