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See Arlene Dickinson and support The Lending Cupboard

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From The Lending Cupboard:

The Lending Cupboard Winter Luncheon featuring Arlene Dickinson

We are gearing up for a fabulous event. With only days away tickets are available until Friday. Break up winter and join us to hear an inspirational presentation by Arlene Dickinson, experience a delicious meal choice and support a worthy charity. There will be some great draw prizes as well eg. a sneak peek of just a few include – a 2 day stay & spa retreat in Radium, Food with Friends Cook with Meg for 6, that’s Meg Tucker our very own top finalist Master Chef Canada, Calgary Flames hockey tickets & signed jersey.

The Lending Cupboard serves Central Albertans who are either temporarily or permanently physically challenged and desperately need to use equipment to help with mobility.  This year well over 10,000 Central Albertans will need The Lending Cupboard.    By attending the Winter Luncheon you are supporting parents, grandparents, family members, work colleagues… your loved ones.

Tickets for the winter luncheon are available at www.tickets.blackknightinn.ca or by calling 403-755-6626.

 

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Red Deer Woman to be honoured for helping other women through her photographraphy

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From the Central Alberta Soroptimist Club

Central Alberta Soroptimist Celebrate International Women’s Day

Soroptimist International of Central Alberta is please to host their International Women’s Day Garden Party on Sunday, March 8 from 2 to 5 pm at the Penhold Memorial Hall in Penhold.  Tickets are $25.00 each and available on Eventbrite.  Our guest speaker will be Councillor Teresa Rilling from the Town of Sylvan Lake.

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Soroptimist International is a women’s organization that goes to great lengths to promote concerns, challenges and achievements of women everywhere. With the multiple award programs of the organization, deserving women and girls in the community are recognized and honoured.

“We are very pleased this year to present Ashley Jackson with our “Ruby Award: Women helping Women”, said Sherri Smith, of Soroptimist International.  Ashley Jackson Boudoir is a Red Deer portrait studio that focuses on female empowerment.  This award honours a woman that has worked to improve the lives of women and girls through their professional and volunteer work, and Ashley says that sums up her life’s goal in one magical sentence!

The club will also present the first “Live Your Dream Award” to Adra Mckenzie, a single mom of two boys from Lacombe.  She is enrolled at Burman University taking her Bachelors BioMedical Sciences with the intention of one day becoming a pharmacist.  The second “Live Your Dream Award” will be presented to Cheralee von Gunten, a single mom of four from Red Deer.  She is currently enrolled at Athabasca University taking her Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies.  She intents to pursue a career in writing, or in a field that contributes to addressing women’s issues.  The third “Live Your Dream Award” will be presented to Lindsey Steeves, a single mom of two from Eckville.  She is currently enrolled at Grant MacEwan University completing a Correctional Services Diploma.  Her goal is to obtain a career that will allow her to support her children and pursue a career within the Correctional System of Canada.

The Violet Richardson Award (for young girl volunteers) will be presented to Santera Ogles of Blackfalds, a Grade 10 student at Ecole Secondary Lacombe Composite High School.  Her volunteer effort include the Red Deer Regional Hospital, JS McCormisk School and fundraising projects for Safe Harbour.

For more information about the International Women’s Day Garden Party or Soroptimist International, call Sherri Smith at 403-391-7912 (cell) or visit us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Police looking for the person who shot at the elderly driver of this vehicle

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From Stettler RCMP

Stettler RCMP investigating shooting incident and seeking public assistance

Stettler RCMP are looking for assistance in determining the nature of a shooting incident which is believed to have occurred between 4:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Jan. 22, 2020.

An elderly female was driving in the area of Secondary Highway 855, north of Highway 12 and became lost and disoriented.  The female was located unharmed on Jan. 22, 2020, at a residence unknown to her on Range Road 18-0 near Township Road 395.

Investigation revealed that the car she was driving was shot once causing damage to the front windshield. The bullet missed hitting her and she was not injured. The female is not aware of when the gun shot occurred.

Description of the female’s vehicle: Grey 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe.

RCMP are trying to establish a time-line of events and clarify the nature of this incident.  Stettler RCMP are asking anyone that may have seen this vehicle during these hours, driving in the above referenced areas and possibly onto residential properties, to contact them with any information.

Stettler RCMP can be reached at 403-742-3382.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

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sun12jan(jan 12)2:00 pmsun22mar(mar 22)5:00 pmAnne Frank: A History for Today opening at Red Deer MAG(january 12) 2:00 pm - (march 22) 5:00 pm mst Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery Address: 4525 - 47A Avenue, Red Deer

sun02feb(feb 2)7:00 pmsun15mar(mar 15)8:00 pm7:00 pm - (march 15) 8:00 pm Festival Hall, 4214 58 St, Red Deer, AB Event Organized By: Country Pride Dance Club

thu20feb(feb 20)10:00 amsun23(feb 23)4:00 pmRed Deer RV Show10:00 am - 4:00 pm (23)

tue25feb5:30 pm7:30 pmDiabetes Discussion Drop InLearn about Type 2 diabetes5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

wed26feb7:30 pm11:00 pmCeltic Illusiion7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

thu27feb5:30 pm7:00 pmMonthly Mindfulness Drop-In5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

fri28febsun01mar54th Annual Sport & Outdoor Show4:00 pm - (march 1) 9:00 pm

fri28feb6:00 pm11:00 pmFriday Family DanceFamily Dance6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

fri28feb7:00 pm11:00 pmBattle of the Bands for Crime Prevention7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Burgundy's Food & Stage, 5008 48 ST Event Organized By: The Central Alberta Crime Prevention Centre

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