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11 Jan Posted by in Interview, Jamborees | Comments

Jamboree Entertainer Gloria Ellis

Jamboree Entertainer Gloria Ellis

INTERVIEW – January 10, 2015 Born and raised in Alberta, Gloria Ellis has spent her whole life here as well! Earlier on her husband was a catskinner / large equipment operator and so they have lived in a lot of different communities, including Virginia Hills, Whitecourt, Edson, Rocky Mountain House, Drayton Valley, Stony Plain and […]

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11 Jan Posted by in Interview, Jamborees | Comments

Jamboree Entertainer H. Chalifoux

Jamboree Entertainer H. Chalifoux

INTERVIEW – January 10, 2015 Henry Chalifoux was born in McLennan, Alberta, and has lived in Alberta almost all of his life. When he was eight years old, he bought a three dollar guitar with his own money, and set about teaching himself how to play. It only had three strings when he got it […]

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10 Jan Posted by in Jamborees | Comments

First Jamboree of 2015

First Jamboree of 2015

Our Jamboree on Jan. 10 had a bit smaller but FUN group at the hall! The weather was a bit iffy, but the Jamboree was still very successful. The music was absolutely great and the Chili was delicious! Come and join us next time, on Valentine’s Day. We will be doing a few special things […]

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15 Dec Posted by in Interview, Jamborees | Comments

Jamboree Entertainer Walter

Jamboree Entertainer Walter

Walter’s interview will be ready to read as soon as possible. I had some technical difficulties! Walter met a man named Henri at one of the Jamborees in Entwistle, they joined forces musically and formed a group that has been operating for five years! They have spent time performing for many venues. WALTER and HENRI […]

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15 Dec Posted by in Interview, Jamborees | Comments

Jamboree Entertainer Henri

Jamboree Entertainer Henri

I’d like to introduce our next interviewee to you – Henri Therrien. Originally from Ontario, Henri spent the first 26 years of his life there, in Chapleau, and then the next seven in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He spent six years logging in B.C. He has lived the rest of his life until now in Alberta, […]

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15 Apr Posted by in Jamborees | Comments

Performer Steve Machuk interview

Performer Steve Machuk interview

Steve has contributed greatly to the Jamboree environment. Here is some interesting information about his life: Steve was born in Poland. Along with English Steve speaks Polish and Ukranian. He was two years old when he came to Canada. At twelve years old he started to play the fiddle and has played ever since. He […]

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11 Mar Posted by in Jamborees | Comments

Performer Jocelyn Hamelin interview

Performer Jocelyn Hamelin interview

Currently from Peers, AB – Interviewed March 9, 2014 Jocelyn Hamelin was born in Cornerbrook, Newfoundland. She spent 18 years in Ft. McMurray, and also lived in Edson before she last settled down in Peers, Alberta. The evening I interviewed Jocelyn, March 9, 2014, she had performed three songs at the Magnolia Hall Jamboree: 1) “Anita […]

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11 Mar Posted by in Jamborees | Comments

Performer Nick Zoteck interviewed

Performer Nick Zoteck interviewed

Currently from Cherhill, AB – Interviewed March 8, 2014 Nick was born and spent about seven years in the areas around Hamlin, AB, and Smokey Lake and then went to Lac la Biche. His grandfather was Romanian and his Grandmother was Ukranian. Nick speaks both Romanian and Ukranian. Nick’s memory goes back a long way. He […]

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10 Mar Posted by in Jamborees | Comments

Another great Jamboree Mar 9!

Another great Jamboree Mar 9!

We had a great turnout again at our March 9 Jamboree! This was another one with over a hundred people in attendance! A big thank you to everyone who came out to join us for fun and dancing. If you have been thinking of joining us one of these days, please feel free to come […]

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09 Feb Posted by in Jamborees | Comments

Jamboree great turn-out Feb 8th!

Jamboree great turn-out Feb 8th!

Over a hundred! That’s how many people were at our Jamboree on Saturday night! We had people all the way from Edmonton: Bill and Marisyn were there to enjoy the entertainment and of course to dance. Erin, out to Magnolia for the first time, was there to perform and her fiancee Kristen came along to […]

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