Humanitarian Day celebration in Lacombe Saturday

A Better World Canada will host the celebration at the Lacombe Memorial Centre

A Better World Canada will thank its supporters this weekend in Lacombe.

The Central Alberta-based international development organization will host its 28th annual Humanitarian Day Celebration at the Lacombe Memorial Centre Saturday at 4 p.m.

“The goal is to celebrate what we’ve done, appreciate the people who have enabled to do everything we’ve done and to imagine what more we can do to make the world a better place,” said Jacqui McCarty, ABW Canada communications specialist.

Rick Wiebe, ABW Canada project manager, will be the keynote speaker at the celebration. There will also be a few project updates and refreshments for attendees.

“It’s an opportunity for everyone to get together, to learn more about A Better World and to spend time together,” McCarty said.

This is the first time the event will be held at the Lacombe Memorial Centre – more than 100 people are expected to attend. The celebration used to be done during a church service at College Heights Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lacombe.

McCarty said she hopes to see as many people as possible at the event.

“We always love to interact with people who support us and we want them to know we appreciate them immensely. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without them,” she said.

To RSVP for the event, visit www.abwcanada.ca or call 403-782-0325.



sean.mcintosh@reddeeradvocate.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Central Alberta school divisions to support rural students through agreement

Wolf Creek to bring Enhanced Learning Model courses to Clearview schools

WATCH: Red Deer Catholic students re-envision a local wetland for school project

Father Henri Voisin Grade 3 teacher introduces ‘real-life’-based education

Manslaughter charge stayed against Maskwacis man

Man was accused of manslaughter in connection with the death of his mother in 2015

Red Deer Mounties make numerous arrests over the past two weeks

Over the past two weeks, Red Deer RCMP have made a number… Continue reading

Leslieville Elks’ new hall rising from the ashes

Leslieville Elks Lodge grateful for outpouring of support

WATCH: Red Deer Catholic students re-envision a local wetland for school project

Father Henri Voisin Grade 3 teacher introduces ‘real-life’-based education

Charges dropped against Alberta property owner in rural shooting

OKOTOKS, Alta. — All charges have been dropped against a man accused… Continue reading

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

BEIJING — A popular Chinese social media site is censoring discussion of… Continue reading

Most Red Deer Advocate readers would call police when witnessing a crime

An overwhelming number of Advocate readers would call the police if they… Continue reading

So much TV, so little summer: Amy Adams, Kevin Hart, Dr. Pol

LOS ANGELES — The fall television season is months away but that’s… Continue reading

BlackBerry Q1 revenue, adjusted earnings beat estimates but stock falls

TORONTO — BlackBerry Ltd. shares sank almost 10 per cent to their… Continue reading

OPEC countries to pump more oil to contain price increase

VIENNA — The countries of the OPEC cartel agreed on Friday to… Continue reading

Man sentenced for Edson triple murder

EDMONTON — An Alberta man who fatally shot three people has been… Continue reading

‘Hot Dog Water’ seller in Vancouver gets laughs, sales with savvy marketing

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver man who sold bottles of “Hot Dog Water”… Continue reading

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month