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Move over food trucks… make room for this new Mobile Bar Service!

Salut Mobile Bar

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Meet Kirk and Jody, the co-owners and founders of Salut Mobile Bar! Both born and raised in Red Deer and surrounding area, they grew up playing hockey and finished their playing careers together with the Red Deer College Kings. Today, they are both entering their fourth year pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Calgary. Kirk and Jody are fun, hard-working, upbeat, and personable guys who love to make people laugh and bring the life to the party. With a big dream to start a business together, they saw a need to provide something different at weddings and events in the area. Meet Salut Mobile Bar.

At Salut Mobile Bar, we believe that our success is grounded in one thing: providing the most unique and unforgettable customer experience. We do that by living and breathing our core values- Accountability, Integrity, and Customer Focus. With a passion for creating lasting memories, we believe that taking a genuine interest in all of our customers is the best way to build lasting relationships that help create an unforgettable experiences.

Customizing every event to the needs of our customers is what sets us apart. We strive to make every event unique and special in their own way, which is why we believe we are more than just bartending. Indoor or outdoor, we work closely with our customers and provide thoughtful suggestions to ensure their event it is perfect for them. From decorating the bar to suit any party theme, to offering delicious custom drink menus, our outgoing and experienced staff will make you say “wow” after every event. Not only will Salut Mobile Bar be a beautiful addition to your special event, it will be an experience that you and your guests will remember for a life time.

Instagram: @salutmobilebar

Facebook: facebook.com/salutmobilebar

Website: salutmobilebar.com

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Calgary’s Hidden Valley School’s ‘Hug ‘n Go’ campaign promotes traffic safety

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This story recently sent to us from a Calgary reader caught our eye. An effective and ‘low-tech’ way to promote driving safety near the school.

by Sarah Parchewsky – Calgary

Like many schools in Calgary, Hidden Valley School in the NW struggles with traffic congestion in and around its school zone. The day-to-day challenges of time management and six months of cold winter weather make too many parents choose to drive their kids to and from school rather than use an active form of travel like walking or biking.

After years of struggling with parents parking in undesignated parking spots, the Hidden Valley School Council decided it was time to try and change this behavior. The council applied for and was awarded a Traffic Safety Fund grant from the Ministry of Transportation to promote traffic safety, education and awareness to the students, their families and staff members at the school.

Each student at the school was given a pedestrian safety reflector to wear on either their jackets or backpacks so that motorists driving in the community could identify these tiny pedestrians from a distance. To keep traffic moving smoothly and alleviate congestion, the school purchased “Hug N’ Go” banner flags to mark the road in front of the school’s entrance.

The school council co-ordinated parent volunteers and teaching staff to host monthly traffic safety blitz’s in collaboration with the Calgary Police Service’s Traffic Safety Unit. The goal was to coach parents about safe driving and good parking practises in and around the school. Parents seen parking in less congested areas or using active forms of travel instead of driving were rewarded with thank-you cards.

The school continued to promote traffic safety to students and their families with street safe activity booklets and safe cycling checklists. In May 2019, the school hosted a walk/bike week event to encourage students to use an active form of travel either to and from school or in the evenings with their families (for students who travel by bus). To end the school year, the school hosted a traffic safety assembly where students practised how to use a crosswalk safely using the three P’s (Point, Pause, Proceed). The winners of the walk/bike week event were announced by the School’s CPS Liaison Officer, Ward 3 Councillor Jyoti Gondek and AB Transportation.

The school handed out a total of 4 bicycles, 5 scooters and over 30 helmets.

“Hats off to our School Council and the staff at Hidden Valley School who have worked really hard on this traffic safety initiative this year!” stated the School Council’s Traffic Safety Coordinator. “However, we continue to struggle with traffic safety within the community. Not only are their infrastructure issues such as unlighted crosswalks but all drivers in the community need to start thinking about changing their driving behaviours in order to make a real difference.”

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The disappearance of a young father: True Crime Podcast – Crime Beat with Nancy Hixt

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At the heart of this custody battle was a beautiful little girl. On one side a young father granted court-ordered visitation rights after two years of fighting. On the other side, a bitter mother who had moved on with her life and would not accept the new situation.

In this Crime Beat podcast, crime reporter Nancy Hixt tells the story of a young Calgary father who was reunited with his little girl… on the last day of his life.

Much appreciation to Global News Crime Reporter Nancy Hixt for sharing Crime Beat podcast number 8.

If you enjoy Crime Beat, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts, tell us what you think and share the show with your friends.

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Twitter: @nancyhixt

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NancyHixtCrimeBeat/

Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca

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