Local Sports Shaye Leidenius named 2017-18 ACAC Women’s Golfer of the Year Published 5 months ago on 5 months ago By Lloyd Lewis Red Deer, October 6, 2017 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) announced Shaye Leidenius of the Red Deer College Queens as the 2017-18 ACAC Women’s Golf Player of the Year. Leidenius had an incredible season for RDC. At the ACAC Golf Championships, the Ponoka golfer earned individual gold and helped lead the Red Deer College Queens to a bronze medal. Leidenius shot an opening round of 84, and as the weather conditions became more challenging, she elevated her game and completed the final day of competition with an impressive 82 at the RedTail Landing Golf Club. Her two-day total of 166 strokes was 9 shots better than second place. “Shaye’s strong play and presence have been extremely impactful on our team this season. She has raised the bar for Red Deer College golfers,” said head coach Scott Bergdahl. “She set the standard for RDC female golf this season and for the golfers who follow her.” “Shaye is a very driven and passionate player, and had a great performance at the ACAC Golf Championships. When a student-athlete is recognized at the ACAC level it is a positive reflection of our program at RDC and of our commitment to support the student-athletes who want to pursue their passion in academics and athletics,” said Diane St-Denis, RDC Athletic Director. Leidenius, a Kinesiology & Sport Studies student, was consistent all season. At the ACAC Women’s North Regional in Camrose, she finished in top spot with 164 strokes. The second-year student- athlete finished in second place with a total of 159 strokes at the ACAC Women’s South Regional at the Desert Blume Golf Club. Click for more information on RDC Golf and Red Deer College Athletics, please visit rdcathletics.ca. About RDC Athletics: Red Deer College has an impressive athletics tradition. RDC Athletic teams have won 19 National Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) titles, more than 145 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) team titles and 30 ACAC individual titles. Our student-athletes and coaches have received countless individual honours both for academic and sporting achievement. Learn more about RDC Athletics. Read more from Todayville. Related Topics:RDCShaye Leidenius Up Next ASDC Central Athlete of the Month is Delburne’s Carter Pisko Don't Miss ASDC Features the Most Dominant Team In Alberta Rugby History Lloyd Lewis President Todayville Inc., Former VP/GM CTV Edmonton, Honorary Lieutenant Colonel 41 Signal Regiment, Board Member Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Award Foundation, Past Board Member United Way of Alberta Capital Region, Musician, Photographer. Local Sports Cross Country Skier is ASDC Female Athlete of the Month Published 1 week ago on 1 week ago By Todayville The Alberta Sport Development Centre – Central (ASDC-C) is pleased to announce that the ASDC-Central Female Athlete of the Month for February 2018 is Kate Hawkins. Kate Hawkins is a grade 8 French Immersion student at Central Middle school, lifelong Red Deer resident and a competitive Cross-Country skier. Kate has been cross country skiing since she was four years old, joining the Jackrabiits program initially and is currently a member of the Red Deer Nordic Ski Club. Kate began her racing career two years ago and will compete in Ft. McMurray this weekend at the Alberta Winter Games for Zone 4 – Parkland. Kate will also race this year in the Alberta Cup Series with Red Deer Nordic. AS(including this week!). Kate placed 6th in the Western Provinces with her Midget free style relay team in the Alberta Cup relay race in Red Deer in January this year. As part of her dryland training Kate enjoys roller skiing, hiking in Jasper and Climbing Coliseum mountain near Nordegg. Additionally, Kate enjoys Pond Hockey, reading math and music, and spends her summers participating in triathlon, Fun Runs and track and field. With Kate’s strong work ethic, her undeniable athletic abilities and her training experiences with ASDC-Central she will surely continue to grow, develop and succeed in her Cross Country Ski 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 Female Athlete of the Month – Kate Hawkins For further information regarding this athlete, the ASDC-Central and our programs, please contact Miles Kydd @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 403-342-3231. Continue Reading Local Sports Ron MacLean’s warm memories about a chilly visit to Lacombe for Hometown Hockey Published 2 weeks ago on 2 weeks ago By Todayville On just 2 hours of sleep… in bitterly cold weather… Ron MacLean faced some challenging conditions on the weekend he returned to Central Alberta for Rogers Hometown Hockey. But the people of Lacombe and Central Alberta ensured a warm place in the heart for the memories of stories old and new. Continue Reading Search COMMUNITY CALENDARCurrent Month february, 2018 wed14feb - 4aprfeb 146:00 pmapr 4TRIPLE T -Act/Dance/SingYouth 6 Create Your Own Play!6:00 pm - (april 4) 7:45 pm Event DetailsAFTER SCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS Triple T= Act/Sing/Dance MAKE YOUR OWN PLAY! April 26, 2017 Wednesdays Till June 14,2017 July 3, 2017 more Event Details AFTER SCHOOL AND SUMMER PROGRAMS Triple T= Act/Sing/Dance MAKE YOUR OWN PLAY! April 26, 2017 Wednesdays Till June 14,2017 July 3, 2017 Weekdays Till August 25, 2017 www.triple-t.ca LOCATIONS ST. ELIZABETH SETON 6:00PM TO 7:30PM BARRIE WILSON 3:30PM TO 5:00PM FESTIVAL HALL 7:30AM TO 5:00PM REGISTER NOW! TimeFebruary 14 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm - April 4 (Wednesday) 7:45 pm Learn More CalendarGoogleCal thu15feb - 5aprfeb 155:30 pmapr 5Art of Friendship5:30 pm - (april 5) 7:30 pm Event DetailsCanadian Mental Health Association will be offering Art of Friendship, which is an eight-week course. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Make new community connections. Build self-confidence. Reduce loneliness and more Event Details Canadian Mental Health Association will be offering Art of Friendship, which is an eight-week course. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Make new community connections. Build self-confidence. Reduce loneliness and laugh more. Topics will include tolerance, healthy boundaries, values, trust, responsibility and commitment. It is particularly helpful for people who want to improve their quality of life by learning and practicing the skills needed to develop and keep healthy friendships through peer support and a focus on recovery. This course runs Feb 15 – April 5 on Thurs from 5:30–7:30pm. This course is offered by donation; with $25 being the recommended donation. TimeFebruary 15 (Thursday) 5:30 pm - April 5 (Thursday) 7:30 pm Learn More CalendarGoogleCal wed21feb - 25All DayThe 2018 Red Deer Gem & Mineral Show(All Day) Event DetailsFor five amazing days, Silver Cove is proud to partner up with the Westerner Park Harvest Centre to bring you a world class event that everyone in the family will Event Details For five amazing days, Silver Cove is proud to partner up with the Westerner Park Harvest Centre to bring you a world class event that everyone in the family will enjoy. Our Gem & Mineral Shows have a reputation for being one of the best in Canada, and we cannot wait to bring our amazing selection to Red Deer. Timefebruary 21 (Wednesday) - 25 (Sunday) Learn More CalendarGoogleCal thu22feb7:00 pm- 10:00 pmPaint Night7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Event DetailsPaint Nights are back at the Cronquist House! On February 22, 2018 Marianne Harris hosts a night full of fun where you can escape the chaos of everyday life by focusing on Event Details Paint Nights are back at the Cronquist House! On February 22, 2018 Marianne Harris hosts a night full of fun where you can escape the chaos of everyday life by focusing on creating works of art. No experience necessary as you will be guided through each painting! Each month is a different masterpiece so you can join us the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 pm. The cost is $50.00 per person and includes all supplies, snacks and drinks. Call 403-346-0055 for more information Time(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Learn More CalendarGoogleCal fri23feb - 25All Day2018 Central Alberta Film Festival(All Day) Event DetailsThe Central Alberta Film Festival is an event that acts as a platform for local , global, and international film makers to showcase their talent. The event promotes Canadian artistic Event Details The Central Alberta Film Festival is an event that acts as a platform for local , global, and international film makers to showcase their talent. The event promotes Canadian artistic values and provides a great opportunity to connect with filmmakers and local businesses. Whether you are a film maker or are seeking an enriched film experience, the CAFF provides great Canadian cultural experience through original films and fun film-based activities. For more information on location of events and times of activities and film screenings, visit the link attached. Timefebruary 23 (Friday) - 25 (Sunday) Learn More CalendarGoogleCal sat24feb11:00 am- 2:00 pmInternational Mother Language Day Event11:00 am - 2:00 pm Event DetailsOn International Mother Language Day, February 21st, the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and UN agencies, participate in events that promote linguistic and cultural diversity. This more Event Details On International Mother Language Day, February 21st, the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and UN agencies, participate in events that promote linguistic and cultural diversity. This day was created to support people who lost their lives trying to protect their mother language. As many as half of the world's 7,000 languages are expected to be extinct by the end of this century; it is estimated that one language dies out every 14 days. The aim of CARE is to celebrate the many languages that are spoken in Red Deer and to encourage people of all ages to learn a new language. To commemorate this day, Central Alberta Refugee Effort is hosting an International Mother Language Day Event at the Collicutt Centre, 3031 – 30 Avenue, Red Deer on February 24th from 11am – 2pm. Free Admission. Families are invited to attend and learn words in other languages; play fun word games; discover the many cultures in Red Deer, and win prizes! We will have 16 booths representing many different languages and cultures, hosted by CARE volunteers from many different countries. Participants will be able to play interactive games, answer trivia questions, test their memory and linguistic skills, and above all be introduced to the joy of learning languages in a fun way. 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