December 20th, 2012
In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Premier Alison Redford, along with Minister of Finance Doug Horner, and Edmonton-Ellerslie MLA Naresh Bhardwaj, served over 150 meals at the Drop-In Centre for members of the inner-city community.
Starting at 10:00am, the Premier and her ministers wore aprons, gloves, and Bissell Centre hoodies promoting our “Warming YEG” campaign. They served turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and pasta to the community members who rely on our food services program every day. The Drop-In Centre is an important part of Bissell Centre and addresses the basic needs of over 400 people per day within the inner-city.
Bissell Centre staff and volunteers sang Christmas carols while the meals were being served, which added to the festive atmosphere. The Premier greeted everyone she met with a smile and served meals until 11:00am when the lunch ended.
It was an honour for Premier Redford and her ministers to visit the Bissell Centre and serve a meal to our members during the festive season!