Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter (CAWES) volunteers will be at Bower Place during mall hours until Christmas Eve. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Photo: Wrapping up Christmas

Dolly Metchooyeah of Assumption, Alberta looks on as Janis Brown of the Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter (CAWES) wraps her Christmas gifts at Bower Place Shopping Centre on Friday afternoon. Metchooyeah made the 12-hour road trip from the northern Alberta town to do some Christmas shopping and pay a visit to her daughter in Sylvan Lake this week. Volunteers from CAWES will be at the mall until Christmas Eve taking donations and wrapping gifts at their booth.

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