Home front — November 28

The United Way of Central Alberta has raised $1.46 million or 73 per cent of its $1.99-million goal. Among its most recent donations was $11,000 in cash and 1,600 pairs of socks donated during it fourth annual Sockey Night in Red Deer event during the Rebels game on Saturday.

The United Way of Central Alberta has raised $1.46 million or 73 per cent of its $1.99-million goal. Among its most recent donations was $11,000 in cash and 1,600 pairs of socks donated during it fourth annual Sockey Night in Red Deer event during the Rebels game on Saturday. For more details about the campaign or local United Way programs and services, check www.caunitedway.ca.


Celebrate winter with a variety of performances by Hunting Hills High School students on Tuesday. The school’s fine arts and modern languages departments present A Winter Celebration at 7 p.m. at Crossroads Church. The jazz, concert and rock bands will all perform, as will the drumline and dance and drama students. The work of art students will be showcased and dessert will be offered at intermission. Tickets are $10 each and available from the school office or at the door.


The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories is moving to new quarters on Thursday. The new office is located at No. 105 4419 50th Ave. in the Port ’O Call building. The society is moving space in the Community Information Referral Society Community Village on Ross Street. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays. A Christmas Memories open house will be held in the new office from 3 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 12.


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