Community

Fenton’s Greenhouse

Fenton’s Greenhouse is more than just a place to buy your flowers in this community. It is a plant nursery full of self-less, kind staff who continue to voluntarily contribute to this community. Fenton’s has been in business for 35+ years and continues to grow. Helen Fenton began this business with just two or three small wood-framed greenhouses. It has grown into a very well-known business that people all over the county make the journey to come and visit.

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Junior Forest Wardens: Bezanson Brown Bears

Three years ago, Erika Backmeyer was looking for something for her kids to be able to
attend and decided to attend a meeting in Grande Prairie about restarting the
Grande Prairie’s Junior Forest Warden club. Unfortunately, Erika was the only
one who showed up, so she decided to avoid the inconvenient driving that a
Grande Prairie club would entail. She decided to begin her own club in
Bezanson. She says, “I was a tree-planter
for many years, so the forestry part resonated with me, plus the camping and
hiking. It seemed like really great stuff to do with kids and other families!”
And so, the Bezanson Brown Bears Junior Forest Wardens began.

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Miss Teen Northern Alberta 2019

Recently a very talented young local, Mia Ouellet-Wilson became one of the teens that will complete for Miss Teen Canada this summer. Mia has been chosen to represent Northern Alberta in the National Canadian Pageant which will take place in Toronto from July 9th until July 14th, 2019.

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Glen Leslie Church & Cemetery

Acquires a “Volunteer Appreciation Bench” for Ross & Charlie Wales
When Betty (Wales) McLaughlin passed away on October 1, 2018, the family was advised to list an organization that memorial donations could be made out to. As the Wales family was instrumental in the management of the Glen Leslie Cemetery and Church for years since its inception in 1914, what better place would there be to become the recipient of such generosity.

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