Westerner Park staff members receive national recognition

Westerner Park staff members Jim White and Ashley Nelson received awards at the Canadian Association Fairs and Exhibitions Conference in Halifax this past weekend. Contributed photo

Two Westerner Park employees were recognized at the Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions conference in Halifax this past weekend.

Jim White, assistant general manager and operations manager, received the 2019 roll of honour award, and Ashley Nelson, marketing and communications assistant manager, was recognized with the future leaders award.

The roll of honour award recognizes service by an individual or organization to the Canadian fair and exhibition industry, and acknowledges leadership, vision, outstanding service and impact to the local community.

The future leaders award recognizes innovators within the fair and exposition industry who are under 30 years old.



Send your news tips

Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Truck smashes through north Red Deer business

A medical emergency believed to have caused driver to lose control of pickup

Alleged thief caught hiding in a hay stack

The Mounties always get their man, even when he hides in a… Continue reading

New anti-bullying initiative for Alberta schools

Education Minister Adriana LaGrange makes announcement in Red Deer

Highway 2 backed up near Red Deer by jacknifed semi

Avoid Highway 2 southbound in Highway 11 area

Kenney and cabinet ministers in Ottawa to meet federal counterparts

OTTAWA — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and eight of his cabinet ministers… Continue reading

WATCH: CP Holiday Train supports Lacombe Food Bank

Madeline Merlo and JUNO Award nominee Scott Helman both performed

Your community calendar

Friday The Annual Old-Fashioned Country Christmas is being held Dec. 13 at… Continue reading

Opinion: City’s health-care needs ignored once again

Whether it’s services for those struggling with addictions, or patients who need… Continue reading

Backlash to Peloton ad could boost exercise equipment maker’s sales, experts say

A controversial ad for Peloton Interactive’s expensive stationary bike is unlikely to… Continue reading

Histories of our treasured Christmas traditions

Why we do what we do during the festive season

‘Loss for words’: Injured Bronco shocked, excited over effect of spinal surgery

Ryan Straschnitzki, who was paralyzed from the chest down, isn’t expecting a cure

City of Red Deer to practise its emergency response Wednesday

Some Red Deer facilities will be busier than normal when the city… Continue reading

Brent Sutter and family are a strength of the community

Re: “Rebels owner/GM head coach Brent Sutter responds to allegations, Nov. 28.… Continue reading

Trudeau holds strings for now, but they could trip him up

The first tug of war between Justin Trudeau’s new minority government and… Continue reading

Most Read