Home front – September 14


The 20 km Longboard Cruise is Saturday at Three Mile Bend at 76 Street & Riverside Drive. Proceeds benefit the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Registration starts at noon. The Cruise starts at 1 p.m., with prizes at 4 p.m. Entry fee is $30 in advance, $40 at the door, or free for $40 or more in donations. Raise $100 or more to qualify for prizes. To register or pick up your pledge forms visit Allrose Skate at #13, 5006-47 Ave.; West 49 at Bower Place Shopping Centre; Sport Chek at Parkland Mall; The Source at 150 37400 Hwy 2; Nomads at 4603 Lakeshore Drive, Sylvan Lake; or 360 Snow & Skate at 5016 50 Street, Olds. For ore details at www.longforlife.ca

Young artists who want to test their creativity can enter a poster competition devoted to teaching them about consumer rights and responsibilities. The Alberta Consumer Champion Awards is open to youth from 15 to 18. Contestants can create an original poster and complete a research questionnaire on such topics as internet security, identity theft, buying a car, or use of credit cards. Youth can choose their topic from a list posted at www.servicealberta.ca or www.facebook.com/youth

consumerchampions The deadline for entry is Nov. 30. Entrants are eligible for awards of $250, $500 or $1,000. For more details about the youth poster contest or consumer affairs check www.servicealberta.gov.ab.ca

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