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Switchboard - September 14

Tea, luncheon and tour will be hosted by the ladies of Sunnybrook Farm Museum on September 2 and again on September 16 from noon to 3 p.m.
Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox Run

Runners set out at the start of the Terry Fox Run from Heritage Ranch Sunday. About 200 cyclists, walkers and inline skaters also participated in the 29th annual event, raising about $12,000 to fight cancer. Other fundraising walks that took place over the weekend were the Give the Gift of Life Fun Run and Walk for the Kidney Foundation of Canada and the SuperWalk for Parkinson’s for the Parkinson’s Society Canada.

Central Alberta grandmothers helping fight AIDS in Africa

They are continent apart, but a bond is felt between grandmothers who gathered in Red Deer Saturday and the women in Africa who are doing their best to hold their families together in the face of an AIDS pandemic.

Ludwig pleads with pipeline bomber

Convicted gas well bomber Wiebo Ludwig has written an open letter to whoever may be responsible for several bombings of an EnCana (TSX:ECA) pipeline in British Columbia.

Layton talks peace instead of election

NDP Leader Jack Layton is ratcheting down the election rhetoric with soothing words about making Parliament work as a confidence showdown looms.

Red Deer teen girl now missing over a month

Red Deer RCMP have expressed growing concern about a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for more than a month.
Home Front - September 12

Home Front - September 12

Youngsters are invited to join the Red Deer Children’s Choir. This singing group is open to anyone aged seven to 10.
Returns on rise

Returns on rise

Confusion is giving way to compliance as people gain a better grasp of Alberta’s revamped drink container return system.

Farewell reunion planned

Olds Junior Senior High School’s days are numbered.It’s the last fall students will attend class in the aging building that will be closed early next year when the new Grade 9 to 12 school at the Community Learning Campus in Olds opens.
Home Front - September 11

Home Front - September 11

Learn the waltz, fox trot and other pattern dances in six weeks. The Alberta Pattern Dancers are offering lessons at three levels of instruction for anyone eight years and older (singles are welcome).