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A proclamation is an official public announcement or declaration issued by the Town of Vegreville intended to increase public awareness of an important issue, specific matter, or specific event. A proclamation may recognize a day, week or month. 

Vegreville Town Council recognizes the importance of public awareness campaigns, events, art and culture celebrations and organizations' special honours. Town Council also recognizes the value of proclamations as a way to promote, educate, inform and bring public awareness in these areas. Proclamations declared by the Town of Vegreville are based on a framework that ensures all requests are dealt with consistently. 

To request a proclamation, fill out the Proclamation Request Form below

Please note, you must include a draft copy of the proposed full proclamation with your form. If no draft is provided, the proclamation will not be considered.

*A complete request form must be submitted at least three weeks in advance of the proclamation date.

  • Every request requires a completed Proclamation Request Form accompanied by a draft copy of the proposed full proclamation.   
  • A completed request form must be submitted at least 3 weeks in advance of the proclamation date. 
  • If no draft copy is received, the proclamation will not be considered. 
  • The Town of Vegreville may edit and revise the wording of the proclamation at its discretion. 
  • The Town will not provide media coverage for proclamations. 
  • Proclamations will not be put onto a council meeting agenda and will not be read out at a council meeting. 
  • A request for proclamation will not be considered if it:  
    • is determined to be of political controversy, religious beliefs or individual conviction; 
    • is determined to be intended for commercial or profit-making purposes; 
    • advocates discrimination, hatred, violence or racism; 
    • is contrary to the Town of Vegreville’s policies or bylaws. 

April 2024


April 14 - April 20, 2024

WHEREAS, 24 million Canadians give their time through formal or informal types of volunteering, contributing close to 5 billion volunteer hours per year; and 

WHEREAS, volunteers in Vegreville & County of Minburn mentor our children, support those feeling isolated, deliver meals to seniors, and fundraise for our charitable organizations; and

 WHEREAS, Vegreville & County of Minburn’s volunteers are individuals, families, workers, retirees, community members of all ages and backgrounds; and 

WHEREAS, the collective result of the work done by our town’s volunteers is that (your city or town) is a more desirable place to live; and

WHEREAS, fundraising, tutoring, building or delivering hampers, delivering food, cutting grass, shoveling walks, calling a senior, being a board, coalition, or committee member, organizing a food drive, coaching, strengthening the non-profits in our community; and 

WHEREAS, organizations in Vegreville & County of Minburn that rely on volunteers include such fundamental organizations as the Agricultural Societies, VALID, Christmas Bureau, Preschool Association, Elks Lodge & Royal Purple, Warwick Ladies Club, Lion’s Club, Rotary Club, Kinsmen & Kinette Clubs, Seniors Sunshine Club, MD of Minburn Foundation, Heritage House, The Crisis Association, VegMin Learning Society, Vegreville Food Bank Society, Heather Curling Club, Lavoy Action Society, KidSport; and 

NOW, THEREFORE,  I, Mayor Tim MacPhee, by and with the advice and consent of the Council of the Town of Vegreville, and I Roger Konieczny, Reeve of the County of Minburn, do hereby proclaim April 14-20, 2024, as National Volunteer Week, and urge my fellow citizens to recognize the crucial role played by volunteers in our community.

May 2024

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