Home front – March 5

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City motorists are being watched. Cameras will be monitoring driver behaviour until March 15 at the following locations: playground zones at Boyce Street, Pamely Avenue, Ellenwood Drive and Davison Drive; school zones on Lancaster Drive, 69th Street Drive, Nolan Street and 42A Avenue; traffic corridors along Riverside Drive, 67th Street, Edgar Industrial Drive, 49th Avenue, 50th Avenue and Taylor Drive. RCMP reserve the option to change photo radar locations without notice.


Alberta Pork Congress will host a silent auction in memory of a former board member during the organization’s trade show in Red Deer. The trade show will take place March 27 and 28 at Westerner Park. The pork congress is hosting the silent auction in memory of Bruce Winkler, who died of cancer. As a memorial, all proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to the Alberta Cancer Fund and specifically to the Linac-MR project. It is asked that local companies donate an auction item to the cause and support the fight against cancer. Businesses are welcome to contact Laurie Brandly for more information at 780-986-0962 or by email at hogcountry@shaw.ca. More information is also available by contacting pork congress office at 403-244-7821.


Two Red Deer residents who lived and worked in northern Canada will give a glimpse into their experiences at the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery in March. Artist Erin Boake will share stories about her time in Iqaluit, where she taught art for a season, in The Erin Boake Experience on Sunday. The Don and Joan Hepburn Experience will feature the couple who taught in Inuvik and Fort Simpson, N.W.T., in the late 1950s and the early 1960s, on March 18. For more information, visit www.reddeermuseum.com.


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