Home front – Nov. 11


The young Red Deer man who reached the summit of Mount Everest in May will make a presentation at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on Thursday. Phil Bota talk about his trek in Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest. The presentation will be followed by a discussion. The event runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for adults and $3 for youth. For more information, visit www.ashfm.ca.

Health care professionals interested in learning more about caring for senior citizens are invited to a session on Tuesday. The Alberta Gerontological Nurses Association’s Central Alberta chapter is hosting respected geriatrician Dr. Duncan Robertson of Victoria, who will speak on preventing iatrogenesis. This is an inadvertent adverse effect or complication resulting from medical treatment or advice, including that of psychologists, therapists, pharmacists, nurses, and dentists. The session will run from 5 to 6 p.m. at Bethany Collegeside at 99 College Circle in Red Deer. A supper meeting will follow from 6 to 7 p.m. Admission (includes presentation and pizza) is $5 for students, $10 for AGNA members and $15 for non-members.

Tony Myers will give an engaging presentation on Building a Culture of Philanthropy at the Central Alberta celebration marking National Philanthropy Week on Wednesday. The event also includes a motivating introduction on gift planning and the opportunity to network with like-minded philanthropic professionals. Tickets are $25. RSVP by calling 403-342-8665 or emailing info@dthealthtrust.com. The event will be held at the Black Knight Inn, Salon A, from noon to 3 p.m. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and a hot buffet lunch will be served at noon.

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