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Salvation Army Christmas Campaign Down from Last Year

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  • Red Deer, AB – December 5, 2018 – Kettle donations are down at The Salvation Army in Red Deer, and they are in danger of not reaching their 0,000 goal. Their Adopt-a-Family program is also short 30 sponsors to help families in need this Christmas.

    “Our Kettle donations are behind $11,000 from this time last year and we’re desperate for Adopt-a- Family sponsors for families,” says Red Deer Salvation Army Officer, Major Larry Bridger. “We could really use some extra help this year with donations, sponsors, and volunteers.”

    Major Bridger is asking for businesses, clubs, or families, to become a sponsor and help a family in need this Christmas. It’s an anonymous match-up to make sure that every family will receive what they need for a good Christmas, and it’s easy to become a sponsor – just call 403-346-2251.

    Also, all Kettle donations made in Red Deer stay local to ensure Salvation Army programs and services continue year-round, including their food bank services, school meal program, clothing, hot meals, summer camps, and senior’s programs.

    “To make it easier to donate, we’ve added debit and credit card machines to six of our 10 Kettles this year, for those who don’t carry cash,” says Major Bridger. “You can also donate online anytime at fillthekettle.com.”

    Please call 403-346-2251 for information on helping The Salvation Army’s Christmas Campaign in Red Deer.

    The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada and in 131 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life. When you give to The Salvation Army, you are investing in the future of marginalized and vulnerable people in your community.


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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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