Home Front – November 19

A director with the Board of Alberta Health Services will address a meeting of the Central Alberta Council on Aging. Prominent Red Deer businessman and community volunteer Gord Bontje will give a presentation on his membership with the board, says Sam Denhaan, president of the council.

Bpntje to speak

A director with the Board of Alberta Health Services will address a meeting of the Central Alberta Council on Aging. Prominent Red Deer businessman and community volunteer Gord Bontje will give a presentation on his membership with the board, says Sam Denhaan, president of the council. The meeting is set for Dec. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Golden Circle Seniors Resource Centre at 4620 47th St. The meeting is open to the public but there is a $3 charge to cover expenses. Bontje was appointed to the board in the fall of 2008. A Christmas singing program by Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School students is also scheduled. For information, phone Margaret Day at 403-343-0698 or Denhaan at 403-341-5491.


What is Art? discussed

A philosophy instructor will explore What the heck is art? in a discussion during Philosopher’s Cafe at Red Deer College today at 7 p.m. Guillermo Barron will lead the discussion at the Red Deer College Library. No training or expertise is required to participate. Admission is free, snacks will be provided. For more information, call 403-342-3152 or visit library.rdc.ab.ca


Transgender ceremony

Central Alberta Transgender Support Group will hold a public ceremony on Friday to remember transgendered people around the world who have been victims of violence. Transgender Day of Remembrance is held each year on Nov. 20 around the world to recognize those who have been killed. The ceremony will be a first for Red Deer. In past years, the day has been recognized at services in Calgary and Edmonton. Dana Moran, a spokesperson for the support group, said no one has been murdered in Red Deer, but harassment does occur. A short ceremony and prayers will be held from 6:30 to 7 p.m. at the rear door of the Schizophrenic Society at 4811 48th Ave. For more information, call Moran at Turning Point at 403-346-8858.

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