Home front – August 30

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Red Deer Royals are welcoming people to march on down for new member auditions on Tuesday. The auditions start at 7 p.m. at Westerner Park. Rehearsals run Wednesdays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. There are openings for brass, woodwind, percussion and colour guard members. For more information and to book an audition, call Michael Mann at 403-346-3911. You can also go online at www.reddeerroyals.com.


The widow of a Sylvan Lake man who died of a heart attack while seeking medical help wants to hear from other people who have concerns with emergency care in the town and surrounding region. Annie Boychuk’s husband Brent, 49, collapsed and died while seeking assistance for chest pains at clinics in Sylvan Lake. Please see page A1 on Wednesday’s Advocate for the full story, or go to bprda.wpengine.com. Boychuck can reached by email to babbb@telus.net or by phone to 403-864-2726.


A Homefront item published in the Advocate on Wednesday included the wrong day for meeting that will feature a discussion of Blackfoot geography. The discussion is part of a Central Alberta Historical Society fundraising dinner set for Pioneer Lodge at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19. Call 403-340-2013 for details.


Home care will be one of the topics of discussion at the next Central Alberta Council on Aging meeting on Tuesday at Golden Circle Resource Centre. Speakers include home care manager and transition specialist Pansy Angevine and Red Deer area manager Marie Rusk. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. Admission is $3 per person. For more information, contact Shirley Thomas at 403-343-0767 or Viggo Nielsen 403-340-3494. The Golden Circle is located at 4620 47A Ave. in Red Deer.


The Advocate invites its readers to help cover news in Central Alberta. We would like to hear from you if you see something worthy of coverage. And we would appreciate hearing from you if you see something inaccurate in our pages. We strive for complete, accurate coverage of Central Alberta and are happy to correct any errors we may commit. Call 403-314-4333.

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