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St. Joseph Grad Service Project week for Family Services of Central Alberta

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  • From Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools

     It’s Grad Service project week for Grade 12 students at St. Joseph High School. This year, students have chosen to support Family Services of Central Alberta through their Grad Service project, because of what the organization stands for, specifically with youth anxiety and seniors with dementia.

    “We are so excited to be raising awareness and support for Family Services of Central Alberta as their organization coincided with not only the issues-of-interest our students identified and also aligned with our school’s faith journey. Helping those most vulnerable in our community (the young and elderly) is something our students are very passionate about,” said Grad Service Project Coordinator, Ashley Visscher at St. Joseph High School.
    During this week, students are participating in activities that raise awareness and support for Family Services of Central Alberta, which includes:
    • Monday, April 29 – Grad Fundraising Kick-Off Barbeque, where students can purchase a hot dog and pop for lunch.
    • Tuesday, April 30 – Restaurant Takeover at State and Main with local celebrity servers and a silent auction.
    • Wednesday, May 1 – Dessert Day, where students can purchase ice cream sundaes.
    • Thursday, May 2 – Movie Day, where all students can pay to watch Spiderman in the gymnasium.
    • Friday, May 3 – Paint Day, where Father Henri Voisin School students partner with high school students to learn about regulating emotions through artwork.
    St. Joseph High School serves over 690 Grade 10 to 12 students in Red Deer. As a learning institution, the St. Joseph High School is committed to serving students with a complete offering of learning opportunities delivered within the context of Catholic teachings.

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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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