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Provincial High School Champ is ASDC Central Athlete of the Month



  • The Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central (ASDC-C) is pleased to announce that the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month for October 2018 is Jared Howse.  Jared Howse is a 16 year old Red Deer, AB resident, Grade 11 student at St. Joseph’s High School and a competitive distance runner (x-country and track).

    Jared currently competes with St. Joseph’s Falcons and the Red Deer Titans Track Club.  Even as a young athlete Jared has already compiled an impressive resume in his sport.  Here are some of his most recent highlights:

    1. Champion – 2018 ASAA High School Provincial 5 km – Cross Country
    2. Alberta Athletics 2017 Midget Male Athlete of the Year – Cross Country.
    3. Alberta Athletics 2018 U18 Provincial Outdoor Champion – 3000m and 2000m Steeplechase
    4. 2018 Alberta Summer Games Champion – 3000m
    5. 2018 ASAA Provincial Track & Field Championships – Gold 3000m, Silver 1500m
    6. 2018 Tri-Western Championships U18 – Silver 3000m, Silver 2000m Steeplechase.
    7. 2018 Legion Nationals U18 – 4th 2000m steeplechase.
    8. Currently ranked 4th in U18 2000m steeplechase  – Athletics Canada

    Jared’s future plans include; making Team Alberta for National XC Championships in Kingston, ON this November 2018, making Team Alberta for Legion Track and Field Nationals in 2019, making U18 2019 Invitational standard for 2000m steeplechase, place top 20 in the 2 mile (3200m) at the Simplot Games February 2019 held in Pocatello, Idaho. (The Simplot Games is one of North America’s premier indoor High School track and field event with over 2000 athletes from the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand).

    With Jared’s strong work ethic, his undeniable athletic abilities and his training experiences with ASDC-Central, he will surely continue to grow, develop and succeed in his running/athletics career!

    ASDC-Central thanks Tom Bast Sports for celebrating the ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month recipients by the provision of commemorative apparel for each recipient.

    ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month – Jared Howse

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    For further information regarding this athlete, the ASDC-Central and our programs, please contact Miles Kydd @  or 403-342-3231.

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    The main purpose of the ASDC network is to coordinate and enhance services available to Alberta's emerging athletes and coaches. These regional centres provide services to athletes and coaches residing in rural and urban areas allowing athletes to develop and train at a high level without leaving home.

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    Debut Performance with RDSO




  • 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!

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




  • 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 or contact Dennis Moffatt, Public Market owner, at 403-346-6443 or 403-350-5670 or
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