Home front – March 4

Winter weather usually slows down most motorists but RCMP traffic service personnel will remain on the lookout for speeders for 10 days beginning Friday through until March 13.

Speeders watched

Winter weather usually slows down most motorists but RCMP traffic service personnel will remain on the lookout for speeders for 10 days beginning Friday through until March 13. Photo radar sites are as follows:

School zones: Oleander Drive, 48th Avenue, Lawford Avenue, 69th Street.

Playground zones: Pamely Avenue, Glendale Boulevard, 55th Avenue, 45th Avenue, Kingston Drive, Cornett Drive.

Traffic corridors: 49th Street, Gaetz Avenue, 49th Avenue, Edgar Industrial Drive, Taylor Drive.


Make impact

Want to impact your community? The Committee of Nominators of the Red Deer and District Community Foundation is seeking passionate individuals to join the community foundation board. The foundation is an independent organization that receives and manages charitable donations, offers grants to charitable organizations in Red Deer and area, and identifies the community’s long-term needs, while focusing on sustainable solutions. Interested applicants can contact Janice Wing, chief executive officer at 403-341-6911 for application forms and information, or visit reddeeranddistrict


Women’s Day

Amanda Lindhout’s Global Enrichment Foundation will be the talk of a special event at Markerville’s Fensala Hall honouring International Women’s Day on Tuesday. Lindhout was kidnapped in Somalia while doing freelance reporting there, but since her release in November 2009, she has wanted to help women get a better life through education there. Lindhout is unable to attend because of a previous engagement but her mother Lorinda Stewart will be in attendance to speak. Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for youth and students. All proceeds from ticket sales and the silent auction go to the foundation. Doors open at 6 p.m. Supper is included. For information and tickets, call Historic Markerville at 403-728-3006, Kathleen at 403-728-3145 or starkroft@xplornet.com Tickets can be bought in Red Deer at the Community Information and Referral Society office at 4728 Ross St. at 403-346-4636.

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