Home Front – November 23

Corner Gas fans can raise money to help injured animals and see comic Brent Butt all at the same time.

Brent butt to appear

Corner Gas fans can raise money to help injured animals and see comic Brent Butt all at the same time. Tickets go on sale on Dec. 1 for Medicine River Wildlife Centre’s third annual On the Wild Side dinner and auction featuring the Corner Gas creator. Butt will give a one-hour performance at the March 6 event at the Capri Convention Centre. A silent auction will also be held. Tickets are $225 each or a table of eight for $1,500. To purchase tickets, email info@mrwc.ca or phone 403-728-3467 or online at www.mrwc.ca


Gov’t spending discussed

Learn how government spending at the municipal level is under scrutinized. David Seymour, senior policy analyst with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, is speaking on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Black Knight Inn. Seymour, who directs the Saskatchewan office of the centre, will give a Red Deer perspective and paint a picture of best practice in local government according to the best practices of other municipal governments in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The event begins at noon. Cost is $40 for a reserved seat and $200 for a table of six. Registration must be made before Dec. 4 to hold seats. To register, email at newideas@fcpp.org, call 1-877-219-0033 ext. 1 or online at www.fcpp.org


Sustainability website

ReThink Red Deer has created a website for residents interested in sustainability and green initiatives at www.sustainablereddeer.com. The focus of the website is to share information about groups, events and contacts in the Red Deer area. It was developed with help from the Red Deer River Naturalists, Focus Design Group and Grandview Consulting. ReThink Red Deer is an informal citizens’ group working on initiatives that influence the future of the community.

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