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Tourism Red Deer Promotes Series of Work Shops


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Tourism Red Deer has a series of workshops, as described on

To register for any of the courses visit . Each tour or course is $25.00 and will be held at Tourism Red Deer / Alberta Sports Hall of Fame boardroom.


Customer Service Training

“Create an Experience” sessions will be held in June to impart to participants the importance of effective communication, understanding the difference between ordinary and outstanding customer service, and how to respond proactively and positively to customer needs.  Cultural and generational ‘gaps’ are also explained to increase understanding and expectations and upon completing the workshop, participants will comprehend their roles as ambassadors for tourism in their community.


June 7, 1:00pm – 5:00pm – CUSTOMER SERVICE – SUPERVISOR

June 14, 1:00pm – 5:00pm –  CUSTOMER SERVICE – FRONT LINE


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We have developed a variety of training and workshop options that are engaging, thought provoking, and even, dare we say – fun. Our team thinks that one of the best parts of their job is passing their experience and knowledge to others. They truly enjoy sharing their passion and enthusiasm for what they do and seeing people succeed as they become e-savvy in the marketing world.


June 19, 10:00am – 12:00pm  – SOCIAL MEDIA IN 20 MINUTES A DAY



Showcase Red Deer

Here’s an opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about what makes our community unique.  Local businesses will share what makes them special and how they are a part of the collective experience we offer to our visitors.


June 5, 10:00am – 4:00pm  – AGRI-FOOD ADVENTURE

June 11, 10:00am – 4:00pm – CRAFT BEVERAGES

June 16,  8:30am – 10:30am  – MARKET TOUR

June 21, 10:00am – 4:00pm – FESTIVALS AND EVENTS


Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta

Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta – Red Deer Chapter is seeking Board Members: individuals interested in the education of people with a learning disability through programs and services, as well as advocacy and support.  Meetings are held monthly.

Please contact Sheri for more information at [email protected]



William Joseph Communications

We are looking for a roomie in Red Deer! Our office is absolutely beautiful, but it is also huge, so we decided we should probably be nice and share! If you’re interested in checking it out or have any questions, contact Ryan: [email protected]

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Winners announced for Red Deer Hospital Lottery

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The Red Deer Regional Health Foundation has announced the winners of the 2024 Red Deer Hospital Lottery Dream Home and Tiny Home prize packages, as well as the Mega Bucks 50.

The Mega Bucks 50 jackpot reached $607,200.00, which makes Carolyn Pelerine of Cochrane, Alberta the winner of $303,600.00.

In addition, the luxurious Tree Hugger Tiny Home Prize Package, complete with accessories by Urban Barn and valued at $163,798.00, is now owned by Mary Vincent of Red Deer.

The coveted Sorento Dream Home Prize Package, which includes furnishings and accessories by Urban Barn and boasts a total value of $1,072,624.00, has been awarded to Maxine Rumohr of Sylvan Lake.

The highly anticipated draw took place at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation office, located within the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre, with an announcement following live on Facebook, allowing participants and supporters to join in the excitement virtually.

“We are delighted to congratulate the winners of this year’s Red Deer Hospital Lottery,” said Manon Therriault, Chief Executive Officer of the Red Deer Regional Health Foundation. “The funds raised from this lottery will significantly contribute to enhancing patient care and services at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who participated and supported this important cause.”

Proceeds from the Red Deer Hospital Lottery and Mega Bucks 50 will contribute to acquiring critically needed, state-of-the-art equipment for several units at the Red Deer Hospital.

This year’s lottery will fund equipment such as a phototherapy system, which allows parents to hold and soothe their infant while undergoing phototherapy, a cardiology case cart to monitor cardiac rhythms during stress testing, and other equipment to help provide excellent care for patients in the emergency and operating rooms at the Red Deer Hospital.

The winners of a variety of electronics were also drawn today. A full list of winners will be available in the coming days on the official lottery website at Prize winners who have not already been notified will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on how to claim their prizes.

The keys to the Sorento Dream Home and the Tree Hugger Tiny Home will be presented to the winners at a special ceremony this summer.

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The Grand Opening is TODAY!

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A Day Filled With Hope – Years in the Making!
For years the CACAC has been walking hand-in-hand with many different partners, community members, donors, policy makers, and leaders in research and advocacy towards this moment.The Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence now stands in the heart of Central Alberta, the first Centre of its kind in North America, creating space for different strategic partners to operate alongside one another in the best interest of children, youths, and families who have experienced any form of abuse.

Now, during this momentous chapter in our history, we invite you to join us for the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence. 

We’re excited to welcome you and your family to the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence today!

Today’s events are family friendly, and there’s something for everyone!

From Noon to 5:00PM the public is welcome to come and see everything the building has to offer at the SKCOE Open House! Staff from every organization from within the SKCOE will be there to answer questions. This is a great opportunity to learn about why this Centre is so important for Central Alberta.

Beginning at 7:00PM, the public is also invited to the formal program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, which is the building immediately North West of us across the parking lot. The formal program will have many messages and presentations from dignitaries, and you can pick up our Champions of Courage pin, which was minted for the Grand Opening only! Following the program there is a ribbon cutting ceremony.

There is a lot to celebrate, so come out and say hi!

When: Thursday, May 16

Where: Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence, and Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, Main Campus of Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB.

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Open House

7:00 PM – Formal Program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to follow.

How to get to the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence

Please note that there will also be parking available at the lot directly North of the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

Detailed RDP Parking Map

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