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Hotels Red Deer hosting summer long city-wide game of “Hide and Seek”



Attention Red Deer.  The secret is getting out!   Around here the locals don’t always want the entire world to know about all the beautiful spots and special places we treasure.  Bad news locals!  A group of gnomes have gotten loose and are travelling all over the area.  They’re putting photos of themselves online with all these cool and beautiful spaces behind them.  Thanks to #RDSummerofGnomes soon everyone will be able to see and enjoy the spots we’ve come to know and love.


Might as well face the facts Red Deer.   We have a beautiful city with a thousand wonderful amenities.  If you’re looking for something to do and discover during the second half of our summer check out the city-wide game of hide and seek.  Click here for information about how you play and what you can win!   Basically you find a gnome.. you take it to a new spot (somewhere special to you)… take a picture.. and post it to your favourite social media with the hashtag #RDSummerofGnomes.

Help visitors discover what we already know… Red Deer is an awesome place to visit!  Maybe you’ll discover a new favourite place to go right here in town.  Game goes until September 4.

Everyone wins:  

For every post you make on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.. Hotels Red Deer will donate .25 to the Youth HQ – Youth Campership Program.

You win big:

First Prize – 2 Tickets to Canadian Finals Rodeo Sunday November 4.  + 1 night accommodation in a king room (Saturday or Sunday). + Welcome Package. + $200 Lammle’s Gift Card. + 2 Signature Billy Bob’s Swag Bags.

Second Prize – Family “Hangout” Weekend – 2 nights accommodation. + Welcome Package. +$50 Dairy Queen Gift Card. + 4 tickets to Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. + 2 Adult 2019 Canada Winter Games t-shirts. + Waskasoo Mascot Stuffed Toys. + 4 Canada Winter Games Collector Pins

Third Prize – Sweetheart Night – 1 night accommodation. + Welcome Package. + $50 Westlake Grill Gift Card. + $50 The Hideout Gift Card. + 2 Passes to Galaxy Cinema’s.

Gnome Participants:

2019 Canada Winter Games

County of Red Deer

Downtown Business Association

Heritage Ranch

Hotels Red Deer

Jo(e) Social Media

Red Deer Airport


Youth HQ

Gnome Hotel Members

Best Western Plus Red Deer

Days Inn

Empire Inns & Suites

Motel 6

Sandman Hotel Red Deer

Sheraton Hotel Red Deer

Radisson Red Deer

TownePlace Suites by Marriott


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One Eleven Grill shows off new renovations and some new menu creations




One of Red Deer’s favourite restaurants has put some major effort into updating their space and creating some new menu items. One Eleven Grill opened its doors in 2011 with as a fresh and innovative entry into the local dining scene.

They’ve recently completed renovations and spent considerable time and effort developing some tasty new menu items. Watch the video above to get an idea of what you’re in store for next time you head down to one of the city’s finest restaurants.

About One Eleven Grill: An inviting and stylish restaurant tucked into the heart of Red Deer just waiting for you to discover or rediscover.

Opened on the first day of November in 2011, One Eleven has been thoughtfully and skillfully preparing delicious food and drinks for Central Alberta for years.

Our passion is STEAK! We are committed to quality, serving only the very best locally-owned, grass fed Alberta Triple AAA Beef in both classic and unique cuts.

Our warm, inviting ambiance is the perfect backdrop for everything from a romantic evening, a gathering with friends and family and even a quiet business lunch during the week. We even feature live jazz every Friday and Saturday. Add in one of the best selections of wine in the region, and One Eleven will set the perfect tone for your weekend.

At One Eleven we’re committed to your total satisfaction and we celebrate the people and food of Red Deer and Central Alberta every day.

For amazing food, great music and good times with family and friends, keep One Eleven in mind.

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Red Deer Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for Business of the Year




Now Accepting Nominations for the 2019 Business of the Year Awards

The Business of the Year Awards are organized by the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce and held annually in conjunction with Small Business Week.

The Business Awards are presented, in five categories, to exceptional businesses within the Red Deer area. All companies, Chamber members and non-members, are eligible for nomination for an award in their respective category.

“We have organizations doing extraordinary work in our community and far too often their accomplishments and charitable activities go unrecognized. Our entrepreneurs and businesses are incredibly humble so it gives of great pleasure to be able to recognize them” said Rick More, CEO of the Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce.

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the Business of the Year Awards in the following categories: 1-10 employees, 11-20 employees, 21+ employees, Young Entrepreneur and Non-Profit. Nominations can be submitted from the online nominations form. The deadline for application submission is July 26, 2019 at 4:30pm.

The Business of the Year Awards will be held on October 16, 2019 at the RDC Arts Centre & Foyer.

The Red Deer & District Chamber of Commerce is a collaborative leader in building a vibrant community and fosters an environment where businesses can lead, be innovative, sustainable, and grow.

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