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Watch: Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital the focus of 2019 Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off

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  • In 2019 the Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital are hoping to deal with a problem that’s been plaguing the organization pretty much from the beginning.  Due to the nature of what they do, the “Friends” tend to fly way below the radar.  While the Foundation raises millions for critical services, the Friends offer a different type of support… raising smaller amounts of money for medical furniture, fixtures, comfort equipment and even personal grooming items.

    The Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital kind of fill in the gaps.  Items the group purchase have a cost cap of $4,999.00 and that’s a major reason most Central Albertans don’t know too much about the organization.  Although these comfort items tend to be smaller and less “news worthy” than critical equipment purchases, there’s no doubt they contribute immensely to the way Central Albertans experience their hospital.

    This lack of recognition is something the Sheraton Celebrity Dance Off is pretty good at helping with.  With dozens of celebrity dancer / fundraisers, Dance Off has helped bring attention to important groups like Red Deer Hospice, Aspire, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer.  Every year the celebrities do an amazing job not only raising money, but also raising the profile of the charity partner.   Dance Off Chair Christine Moore always finds at least one or two celebrities with a special connection to the charity partner.  This year one of those special people is Vanessa Higgins-Nogareda.  Vanessa has worked as a nurse at Red Deer Regional for 15 years.  See this video profile to learn about Vanessa’s very special understanding of the role played by the Friends of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre.

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    Debut Performance with RDSO

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  • The support of donors and sponsors ensures the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra can create and inspire the next generation of musicians. In particular, we provide professional level performance opportunities for emerging artists, such as Harbour Lehocky, to facilitate their development as musicians.’

    Harbour will be making her debut performance with the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra at the June 8th ‘Season Finale’ concert in recognition of being a 2018 winner of the Red Deer Festival of the Performing Arts.

    Harbour started violin at the age of six, almost 9 years ago, and continues to ask her parents why they didn’t get her started with lessons earlier! She is the concertmaster for the Rosedale Valley Strings Orchestra, conducted by Naomi Delafield, and a member of the Burman University Symphony Orchestra with whom she toured Western Canada in 2018 and California earlier this year. Harbour attended the Orford Musique Academy in Quebec in the summer of 2018, funded by the Lacombe Endowment Grant and will attend several international camps and competitions as well as perform a solo piece with a youth orchestra in Austria this summer.

    This busy young musician is also a provincial medals recipient in swimming, holds two provincial records in breaststroke, and is a 2016 Alberta Summer Games bronze medal recipient in triathlon.

    Join the audience (tickets remain available) and help the RDSO welcome Harbour Lehocky to the stage!

    https://www.rdso.ca/

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    Farmers (Public) Market Moves Back to Arena site… Opening Weekend!

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  • From the City of Red Deer

    Red Deer Public Market opens Saturday, May 18 at Servus Arena

    Red Deer Public Market opens this Saturday, May 18 at Servus Arena (D 4725 43 Street).The market was relocated to Red Deer Memorial Centre for three years due to construction at Servus Arena, and is returning to its original location for 2019. The market will operate weekly on Saturdays from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. through October 12.For more information, visit http://reddeermarket.com/ or contact Dennis Moffatt, Public Market owner, at 403-346-6443 or 403-350-5670 or dennismof@shaw.ca.
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