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It’s important to be open and honest with new college students about the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

Talking to college students about drugs

By Nickolaus Hayes College students in Alberta are well on their journey…

  • Aug 11, 2022

 

Mayor Ken

A mayor, a nun, and a special Red Deer friendship

Born worlds apart, brought together by a shared drive to make Red Deer a more welcoming place

  • Jun 27, 2022

 

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Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede returning for 13th edition in June

Rodeo action is just days away from returning to the Town of…

 

Come out to the Push & Pace fundraiser and have fun while supporting child special needs in your community.

Aspire’s Push Pace: Walk, run or wheel for children in Red Deer!

Have fun, get moving and support programs for children with special needs

  • May 16, 2022
Come out to the Push & Pace fundraiser and have fun while supporting child special needs in your community.
Lea (right) grew up in Cameroon and moved to Red Deer in 2018, after spending six years in Montreal. Her friend Amanda has lived in Central Alberta most of her life. Find tools to help make Red Deer a more welcoming place at rdlip.ca/antiracism.

Born half a world apart, a shared passion made them fast friends

Red Deer neighbours Lea and Amanda offer tips for making new connections…

  • May 16, 2022
Lea (right) grew up in Cameroon and moved to Red Deer in 2018, after spending six years in Montreal. Her friend Amanda has lived in Central Alberta most of her life. Find tools to help make Red Deer a more welcoming place at rdlip.ca/antiracism.
Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership’s antiracism campaign focuses on real stories and situations to make a difference, and shares local and general resources for people of colour and white allies.

Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership: Finding Value in Community

Uganda is sunny most of the year, with temperatures rising above 29…

  • Apr 11, 2022
Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership’s antiracism campaign focuses on real stories and situations to make a difference, and shares local and general resources for people of colour and white allies.
Active lifestyle means health for the whole person at CollegeSide Gardens

Red Deer seniors discover community connections and worry-free living

Caring for the whole person, body, mind and soul

  • Jun 21, 2021
Active lifestyle means health for the whole person at CollegeSide Gardens
Seniors who have a solid social network increase their quality of life and their overall health and wellness, says Family Services of Central Alberta.

Family Services of Central Alberta: Connecting Seniors to Peer Support

Making social connections is more important now than ever before. For seniors,…

  • Jun 14, 2021
Seniors who have a solid social network increase their quality of life and their overall health and wellness, says Family Services of Central Alberta.
Rotary Club of Red Deer Sunrise recently launched its first-ever online 50/50 Lottery campaign which will run until the end of Western Days in July.

Rotary Sunrise Club Shines Light of Hope in Community

The Rotary Club of Red Deer Sunrise is not letting the pandemic…

  • Jun 7, 2021
Rotary Club of Red Deer Sunrise recently launched its first-ever online 50/50 Lottery campaign which will run until the end of Western Days in July.
Running from June 4 to 6 at the Pidherney Curling Centre, proceeds from the Canadian Mental Health Association-Central Alberta Garage Sale will support the association’s crisis counselling program.

Sort, shop and save: Garage sale supports mental health in Central Alberta

Donations, volunteers sought for garage sale for Canadian Mental Health Association-Central Alberta

  • May 24, 2021
Running from June 4 to 6 at the Pidherney Curling Centre, proceeds from the Canadian Mental Health Association-Central Alberta Garage Sale will support the association’s crisis counselling program.
CACAC strives to create a healthy and happy future for the children of Central Alberta and the greater community.

1,100 reasons to support Central Alberta children this Christmas

Annual lottery fundraiser will fund Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre’s vital work

  • Dec 7, 2020
CACAC strives to create a healthy and happy future for the children of Central Alberta and the greater community.
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Food for thought: Blackfalds grocer supports local youth

Blackfalds IGA doing their part to help brighten 2020

  • Nov 9, 2020
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About 40 volunteers and actors are putting on the Zed Haunted House show every night until Oct. 31. The spooky attraction also has weekend matinee and evening shows. All the money raised will help Central Alberta children and families through the programs and services at Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer and District. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Boys and Girls Club haunted house cancelled

Popular spookfest postponed because of pandemic health restrictions

  • Sep 22, 2020
About 40 volunteers and actors are putting on the Zed Haunted House show every night until Oct. 31. The spooky attraction also has weekend matinee and evening shows. All the money raised will help Central Alberta children and families through the programs and services at Boys and Girls Club of Red Deer and District. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Alberta’s Métis celebrate vibrant culture with virtual festival

Alberta’s Métis celebrate vibrant culture with virtual festival

Mark your calendars for Alberta Métis Fest, June 13

  • Jun 8, 2020
Alberta’s Métis celebrate vibrant culture with virtual festival
Lights, camera, action! Film fest comes to Gasoline Alley

Lights, camera, action! Film fest comes to Gasoline Alley

Senior retirement community serves as social hub for Red Deer events

  • Mar 9, 2020
Lights, camera, action! Film fest comes to Gasoline Alley
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Public Market kicks off another season

Popular outdoor market is outside the Memorial Centre again

Red Deer Advocate file photo