Home front – May 9

In celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gaetz Memorial United Church, there will be a High Tea and Art Display. The event will take place at the church from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $8 per person and are available by contacting the church office at 403-347-2244 or Beryl at 403-346-3815.

In celebration of the 125th anniversary of Gaetz Memorial United Church, there will be a High Tea and Art Display. The event will take place at the church from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $8 per person and are available by contacting the church office at 403-347-2244 or Beryl at 403-346-3815.


More than $2,000 was raised for the Lending Cupboard following a musical event held at Blackfalds Community Hall. A Tribute to David Stemmler was held on Saturday. April 28. More than 170 people enjoyed dancing to the music. The Lending Cupboard provides the people of Red Deer and Central Alberta with new or used medical equipment for as long as they need it, at no cost and with no qualifying.


The Independent Achievers swing back to the roaring 1920s with an evening of dinner and duelling pianos to celebrate its 20th anniversary at the Holiday Inn in Red Deer on Saturday. The community is invited to celebrate the women’s business networking group’s two decades in Red Deer with a plated dinner and entertainment by Livin’ in Swing Duelling Pianos featuring Chance Develin. Cocktails are at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 7. Tickets are $70 per person or $480 for a table. For tickets, call Audrey at 403-342-0042 or visit www.independentachievers.com.


Mothers Against Drunk Driving will be setting up a voluntary road toll on Saturday to raise money for the Red Deer chapter. It will be on the northbound corner of Taylor Drive and 32nd Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The toll will accept all types of donations. Red ribbons will be handed out to raise awareness about impaired driving. Funds will go towards victim support programs at the Red Deer chapter. This is the first time the local chapter has hosted a toll and they hope to make it an annual fundraiser. For more information or to volunteer, contact Louise Knox at 403-872-1476.


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