Thanks to the generous support of Kneehill area residents, Kneehill Regional Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) was able to meet the demands of 32 families / 60 backpacks through the Tools for School program. This was an increase from last year's 40 backpacks. A large increase in donations was also seen this year, both in supplies and in cash donations. The increase in cash donations was in part due to Kneehill Regional FCSS's ability to provide tax deductible receipts.
Special thanks

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The new Wading Pool and Splash Park in the Town of Three Hills will be named the "Rob Naylor Water Park".
Mayor Kevin Edwards read the motion as follows:
Moved by Mayor and Council for the Town of Three Hills that
Whereas the community of Three Hills mourns the recent and untimely passing of Deputy Mayor Rob Naylor;
And Whereas the people of Three Hills remember with gratitude the selfless, gracious and caring manner in which Mr. Naylor lifted them up without fail in the many ways and on the man

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Mary Cannings honored

Mary Cannings, of Three Hills, was the focus of a Kneehill Area Wellness Centre volunteer appreciation banquet in Carbon last Friday evening, September 24.
For Mary, the tribute had been kept as a surprise as she was joined by family and friends, dignitaries from the province, neighboring communities, and health services, (including) workers, supporters, funding affiliates, partners, and providers. Mary was credited with the vision for bringing Wellness Centres into the rural lives of Carbon,

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Serious injuries avoided
Serious injuries were avoided in connection with a three vehicle motor vehicle collision at the intersection of SR 806 and 575, near the Acme golf course on Sunday afternoon.
At about 2:40 p.m. on September 26, Acme Fire Department, Linden Fire & Rescue, and Kneehill Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.
A dark-grey Ford Ranger truck was northbound, leaving the community of Acme and was in the intersection when it was struck by a westbound green colored Ford Triton truck. The green Triton

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