From the City of Edmonton
2019 Big Bin Events
All events run from 9am-5pm.
|May 4-5||Commonwealth Stadium||112 Avenue & 90 Street|
|May 11-12||Coliseum||Wayne Gretzky Drive (Southbound) & 119 Avenue|
|May 25-26||The Meadows Recreation Centre||2704 17 Street|
|June 1-2||Castle Downs||11520 153 Avenue|
|June 8-9||Callingwood||17740 69 Avenue|
|June 15-16||Woodcroft||13915 115 Avenue|
|June 22-23||Ellerslie Facility||2415 101 Street SW|
|August 17-18||Jasper Place||9200 163 Street|
|August 24-25||Clareview Recreation Centre||3804 139 Avenue|
|September 7-8||Terwillegar Recreation Centre||2051 Leger Road|
|September 14-15||Commonwealth Stadium||112 Avenue and 90 Street|
|September 21-22||SW District Yard||6609 Gateway Blvd|
11,723 customers disposed of 1,262 tonnes of large waste items and 549 tonnes of recyclable items during the 2018 Big Bin Events.
Headliners Wickenheiser and Straschnitzki lead the way at Lending Cupboard fundraiser with $10,000.00 donation
‘An Evening with The Lending Cupboard’ proves an inspiring, community-building event
Special guests Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Straschnitzki strongly endorse TLC’s vision
‘An Evening with The Lending Cupboard’, held on June 16th at the Cambridge Hotel in Red Deer, proved to be an exciting, inspiring event featuring Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser and Ryan Straschnitzki.
“When I was contacted to come and do this, it was a no-brainer given what I do now in medicine,” explained Wickenheiser, who is also of course a highly-acclaimed Olympic gold medalist and author in her own right. “This is a brilliant idea. I don’t know why we aren’t doing this across the country – it makes a lot of sense!
“It provides a very valuable service in the community…if we can help to raise that profile, that’s so good.”
During the event, Wickenheiser shared many details of her own memorable journey, reflecting on the hockey dreams that have been intrinsic to her life from a young age. She then interviewed Straschnitzki onstage, giving him the opportunity to reflect on the Humboldt bus crash of April 6, 2018 and the courageous steps he has taken to re-build his life since.
“My entire process from the time of the accident has made me realize how this kind of support really helps out,” explained Straschnitzki, adding that bolstering awareness about the service is critical as well. “It’s such a great idea, and it benefits so many people. The more the word can be spread about it, there’s even more of an impact that can be made. “Being in a wheelchair these past four years, I’ve realized how inaccessible things can be when you live with a disability, so I think it’s important to raise awareness about these kinds of programs,” he added. “I think it’s a great initiative!”
Executive Director Dawna Morey also commented on how thankful she was for how the event unfolded, and how inviting Wickenheiser and Straschnitzki – who turned out to be a powerful duo – was indeed the right choice. “I’m humbled that they joined us, and I’m also humbled by their incredible generosity – having donated $10,000 back to The Lending Cupboard.”
Amanda Blair, TLC’s Board Chair, said she was blown away by the generosity of all the attendees, including of course Wickenheiser and Straschnitzki – and the overall support from the community. “Seeing everyone pull together just gives you that faith in humanity – it warms your heart,” she said. “Everyone there was also super enthusiastic about it – I think a lot of people learned more about The Lending Cupboard, which is also what we are trying to do.”
Last chance!! The 2022 Red Deer Hospital Lottery ends tonight!
The 2022 Red Deer Hospital Lottery Dream Home, designed by Sorento Custom Homes, continues Sorento’s tradition of award winning designs. This $890,000 bungalow features 2,994 sq ft of developed living space. Located at 145 Emerald Drive in the new neighbourhood of Evergreen, this outstanding home brings together the charm of a beach house with the sophistication of city living.
Among its most unique features are a shower room – in keeping with Sorento’s custom of exquisite ensuite designs, as well as a functional pocket office that provides just the right amount of space for your home office. You’ll enjoy 3 large bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and large flex room on the lower level next to the spacious family room. You’ll love the large sundeck off the dining room, and the kitchen is sure to please every foodie!
Enjoy the convenience of the 5 piece ensuite connecting to a large walk-in closet and adjoining laundry room. The design of this unique home is complemented by gorgeous furnishings provided by Urban Barn.
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