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Roughly  150 people took part in the Second Annual 'BIG Pursuit' held in Red Deer on Sunday. It's the primary fundraiser each year for Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Roughly 150 people took part in the Second Annual 'BIG Pursuit' held in Red Deer on Sunday. It's the primary fundraiser each year for Big Brothers Big Sisters. Sheldon Spackman

Second annual BIG Pursuit raises over $64,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

By Sheldon Spackman
April 22, 2018 - 7:37pm

Around 150 people took part in the biggest fundraising event of the year for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Red Deer on Sunday.

Red Deerians had a chance to celebrate Earth Day at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on April 23. A number of local organizations with an environmental focus were on hand to show residents what initiatives they can take on to be more environmentally friendly.
Red Deerians had a chance to celebrate Earth Day at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre on April 23. A number of local organizations with an environmental focus were on hand to show residents what initiatives they can take on to be more environmentally friendly. Sheldon Spackman

Red Deerians celebrate Earth Day at the Kerry Wood Nature Centre

By Sheldon Spackman
April 22, 2018 - 5:30pm

Red Deerians celebrated International Earth Day on April 23 by converging on the Kerry Wood Nature Centre at the Gatez Lakes Sanctuary.

The roundabout at 67 Street and Johnstone Drive in north Red Deer will be one location in the city this season where local drivers can expect to see construction taking place over the next several months.
The roundabout at 67 Street and Johnstone Drive in north Red Deer will be one location in the city this season where local drivers can expect to see construction taking place over the next several months. City of Red Deer

Red Deer construction season getting underway

By Sheldon Spackman
April 22, 2018 - 10:33am

They say there are two seasons in Canada; winter and construction season.

Now that it appears winter may be over, the construction season is getting underway in The City of Red Deer.

The 20th Annual Westerner Days Red Deer Motors North American Pony Chuckwagon Championships Tarp Auction was held at the Sheraton Hotel Special Events Centre in Red Deer April 18. The Chuckwagon races themselves take place during Westerner Days July 18-22, 2018.
The 20th Annual Westerner Days Red Deer Motors North American Pony Chuckwagon Championships Tarp Auction was held at the Sheraton Hotel Special Events Centre in Red Deer April 18. The Chuckwagon races themselves take place during Westerner Days July 18-22, 2018. Westerner Park

Results in from Pony Chuckwagon Tarp Auction

By Sheldon Spackman
April 22, 2018 - 10:02am

Local businesses came together at the Sheraton Hotel Special Events Centre in Red Deer April 18, vying for an opportunity to promote their business during one of the biggest events throughout central Alberta each year.

RDC was recognized with a Community Inclusion Award from Inclusion Alberta on Apr. 13. The award honours the college's efforts in supporting students with developmental disabilities pursue higher education.
RDC was recognized with a Community Inclusion Award from Inclusion Alberta on Apr. 13. The award honours the college's efforts in supporting students with developmental disabilities pursue higher education. Red Deer College

RDC honoured with Community Inclusion Award

By Sheldon Spackman
April 21, 2018 - 6:07pm

Red Deer College has been recognized for its commitment to including students with developmental disabilities pursue higher education.

On April 13, officials with RDC received Inclusion Alberta’s ‘Community Inclusion Award’ to honour those efforts.

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