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A proposal was brought forward to council
at the April 3 regular council meeting to pave
the parking lot behind the Civic Centre. The
project has been brought forth in the past
but has been passed over due to a lack of
funds, and this year there is an opportunity
to pave the parking lot along with Thomas
Drive and the Kinsmen Park pathway.
Jesse Parker, director of operations and en-
gineering for the Town, presented the esti-
mate to council.
The parking space behind the Civic Cen-
tre, which is 3,140 square metres, will cost
approximately $34 per square metre, which
works out to just over $100,000.
I took a drive up there this week just
to have a look and Ill tell you if anybody
does that, especially around this time, this
area back there its actually fairly embarrass-
ing and I would think dangerous for people
to be driving. Theres some fairly big holes
in there and you just cant expect people to
park back there, you just really cant, said
Councillor Bob Sobol.
He thinks it has to be done, and is some-
thing that the Town has a responsibility to
take care of for the patrons of the Civic Cen-
tre.
I have a great problem with this, frst of
all were paying $100,000 for a small part of
a parking lot. I think it is unthinkable and
somewhat irresponsible to consider paving
parking lots when our roadways are in the
situations that theyre in, said Councillor
Earl Best.
He said 2nd Street to the Wheatland Lodge
is one of the worst roads he has seen in his
life. Best said Thomas Drive is horrendous
and though he understands it is being fxed
this year, he believes 2nd Street is worse.
Its a situation of yes, we might have some
extra money but we need to take care of our
roads before we start taking care of parking
lots, said Best.
Parker said there are project estimates for
the repaving of 2nd Street, but that it is not
the next paving project, which will be pro-
posed for 2014. He believes that its sched-
uled for in the next couple of years and said
in the meantime what they would do is as
little as possible while making it as good as
possible, without throwing money away.
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Last month Strathmore residents may
have heard that Chestermere residents
face a 53 per cent increase in property
tax this year, amounting to approxi-
mately $400 more per household, with
less than four months notice.
This increase occurred because the
provincial government announced a
sudden end to the Education Property
Tax Mitigation, which had been put in
place for rapidly-growing communities
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The Civic Centre is a very high-
ly used facility where theres a lot of
functions being held, weddings, par-
ties, whatever. People coming in there
dressed up and they almost fll their
shoes with water or mud from the
parking lot by the time they get in-
side, said Councillor John Rempel.
He said there is a need to pave the
area for the people that arent able to
avoid the puddles and divots in the
parking lot, for example seniors or
people with walkers, wheelchairs or
even strollers.
Rempel said it is not money that
needs to be borrowed, it is money the
Town has, which to him is a fscally
responsible use of the money.
If we had to go out and borrow the
money and not be able to do other im-
portant projects, yes I can see where
that would maybe make a difference
but I believe that this is money being
well spent, said Rempel.
Councillor Rocky Blokland said he
always felt the job was half done, and
questioned why the parking lot had
not been paved to begin with. He said
he has heard complaints, long before
becoming a councillor, about the con-
dition of the parking lot.
This is a showcase to the commu-
nity, it really is. We have a lot of ma-
jor events coming here and I am a big
believer in curb appeal. I realize that
some of other roads arent done but
they will be done, said Mayor Steve
Grajczyk.
We have been improving the roads
since we got here, weve been picking
up every street thats been necessary
and I realize should be done to but to
me this parking lot is a major, major
one that will showcase the community
real well.
A motion was made to approve the
Civic Centre Parking Lot Paving Proj-
ect for 2013, with funds to be removed
from the Financial Stabilization Re-
serve.
The motion passed with Best op-
posed.
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While the Town of Chestermere
agrees that all Albertans need to fairly
contribute to the costs of education,
they were and still are upset that there
was no notice about the massive in-
crease.
Mayor Patricia Matthews believes
there will be an immediate and detri-
mental effect on Chesteremere and all
other communities affected.
Tahra Sabir, secretary-treasurer for
Golden Hills School Division, said
Strathmore is not a (rapidly) growing
community, so it doesnt affect us.
Nothing in Strathmore has triggered
the Education portion of the property
tax, Sabir said. It was all related to the
growth of the town, and Im not aware
of anything in Strathmore to trigger (a
change in) that.
Therefore, Sabir does not expect the
end of the Property Tax Mitigation to
cause either an increase or a decrease
in the property taxes paid by Strath-
more residents.
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The Strathmore municipal Library held a Family Fun Day
at the library on April 3. Fun Day was a free drop-in fam-
ily oriented event that featured various games, crafts and
science made fun. This is the frst year for this event and
according to Assistant Director of Library Services Carmen
erison, given the great turnout it will likely become an an-
nual spring break event. The rest of the week was followed
up with a movie day on April 4, and a book sale on April 5.
Shannon LeCLair
Times Reporter
The Towns fnancial statements were
audited and then presented to council
at the April 3 regular council meeting.
Darren Adamson from Young Parkyn
McNabb LLP highlighted parts of the
report at the meeting.
Last year there was a fear that the
Borrowing Bylaw being implemented
could see the Town reach 66.7 per cent
of its debt limit. In the recent audit
Adamson stated that according to the
debt limit calculation, which allows the
Town to take on further debt without
approval from the government, was $34
million.
Currently the Town is sitting at $17
million, which is approximately 51 per
cent of the borrowing capability.
Of course that varies each year de-
pending on what your revenues are,
but as the calculator sits right now
there is still room for more debt, said
Adamson.
Some of the other highlights from the
audit include: the fnancial assets are at
about $25 million, which is up from $19
million last year. The liabilities are ap-
proximately $22.9 million up from last
years $19.4 million.
The subtotal net fnancial asset,
which is found when the total liabilities
and the total assets are subtracted from
each other, is a positive $2.1million.
Last year was a slight fnancial debt
situation, which according to Adamson
was the frst in a few years. This year
that number has improved.
The non-fnancial assets total $173.6
million, which is largely due to the tan-
gible capital assets, which are the build-
ings and the roads. The total accumulat-
ed surplus is $175,772,000, which is up
a little over $6.5 million from last year.
This year the revenues from operating
activities came in at about $22.4 million
up from last years just over $20 million.
So were about just under $3.5 mil-
lion over budget on total revenues. The
main reason for that is the gain on dis-
posal of the water reservoir. The total
proceeds were about $3 million, said
Adamson.
The costs were about $500,000 so
there was a gain on the disposal of the
reservoir of about $2.5 million. So of
the $3.5 million overage in revenue $2.5
million is from the sale of the reservoir.
The other $980,000 or so is largely
from user fees and sales of goods and
from investment incomes.
Expenses come in at about $20.6
million in total compared to last years
$20.5 million. The budget was $20.8
million so the town was under budget
by about $220,000.
There were quite a few areas where
there was a bit of an overage or a bit of
an underage compared to budget but
when I looked down it was remarkably
close to budget for most of the items,
said Adamson.
Excess of revenue over expenses be-
fore other surplus of about $1.8 mil-
lion and the budget was for a defcit
of about $1.8 million, came in about
$3.7 million better than budget. Capital
revenues totaled $4.8 million between
the government grants and contributed
assets from developers. There is a $6.6
million surplus and $4.8 million from
capital and $1.8 million from opera-
tions.
All in all a good year from a fnancial
perspective, a $1.8 million surplus from
operations, said Adamson.
Council approved the audited fnan-
cial statements, and the summarized
fnancial statements are included on
page 4 of the Strathmore Times for fur-
ther reference.
Town borrowing capacity improves
from 67% in 2012 to 51%
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CANADA DAY 2013
Do you want to be a part of the celebrations? The Town of Strathmore is looking for community
groups, residents and businesses to contribute to this years Canada Day event.
Are you a community group or non-profit organization looking for your next fundraiser? A
booth at Canada Day is a great way to promote your organization and raise some funds!
Are you a local restaurant or food vendor? Canada Day is a great place to make some sales and
increase your business!
Do you want to help out! We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to make Canada Day 2013
wildly successful!
Contact Tracy Simpson at the Town Office to get involved today!
403-934-3133 or tracys@strathmore.ca
STRATHMORE
UNITED WAY
PARTNERSHIP
Funding applications are now available for the
2013 Grant Program!
Local non proft agencies are invited to submit
an application for funding.
Applications are available at: Strathmore FCSS Offce
- 85 Lakeside Blvd., Strathmore, AB T1P 1A1 or
on the Town of Strathmore Website at www.strathmore.ca
If you have any questions regarding this matter please
contact Catherine at (403) 934-9090.
The next
regular council
meeting will be
on April 17, 2013.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Town of Strathmore is presently seeking enthusiastic
volunteers to form a committee to plan and implement the Start
Community festival for the 2013 Tour of Alberta Stage 4.
If you are interested in participating, please contact Tracy Simp-
son at the Town Offce (403) 934-3133
or send your Volunteer application to:
Tracy Simpson - Recreational Events
& Communication Coordinator
Town of Strathmore 680 Westchester Road,
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NATIONAL HEALTH
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The First Saturday in June is National Health
and Fitness Day. The Heart and Stroke Foun-
dation is a major catalyst for building health
awareness and encouraging Canadians to
reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke
through physical activity, healthy eating and
being tobacco-free.
NOW THEREFORE, I Mayor Steve Grajczyk, do
hereby proclaim June 1, 2013 to be National
Health and Fitness Day in Strathmore, Alberta
Steve Grajczyk
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Anyone interested in setting up a food booth
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To ensure organization in the park
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COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS APRIL 3, 2013
CouncilsetapublichearingforWednesday,May1,2013
at 7:00 pm.
CouncilgavefrstreadingtoWestcreekLandUse
Bylaw Amendment Bylaw #13-08.
CouncilreferredBylaw#13-08tothePublicHearing
Scheduled for May 1, 2013.
CouncilacceptedthepresentationofthenewTownof
Strathmore Logo as information
CouncilacceptedthereportgivenbytheFCSSGrant
Review Committee as presented for information.
CouncilacceptedtheFCSSStaffReportaspresented
for information.
CouncilapprovedtheCivicCentreParkingLotpavingproject
for 2013 with funds to be drawn from the Financial
Stabilization Reserve.
CouncilacceptedtheCommunityNeedsAssessmentas
prepared by Dillon Consulting for information.
CouncilappointedMr.AllanAugertotheNames
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Y E A R E N D I N G D E C E M B E R 3 1 , 2 0 12
Opinion
Lethbridge, Alberta Young Parkyn McNab LLP
April 3, 2013 Chartered Accountants
2012 2011 2012 2011
Revenue
Financial assets 25,099,839 $ 19,248,737 $ Net municipal property taxes 9,400,663 $ 9,093,935 $
Liabilities 22,939,242 19,474,621 User fees and sales of goods 8,695,422 8,547,517
Net financial assets 2,160,597 -$225,884 Government transfers for operating 645,335 1,254,930
Non-financial assets Investment income 436,852 366,519
Prepaid expenses and inventory 65,245 57,433 Penalties and costs on taxes 188,781 228,786
Tangible capital assets 173,549,976 169,267,114 Licenses and permits 506,876 375,911
173,615,221 169,324,547 Gain on disposal of capital property 2,499,489 75,033
Accumulated surplus 175,775,818 $ 169,098,663 $ Other revenue 81,161 131,030
Total revenue 22,454,579 20,073,661
2012 2011 Expenses
Excess of revenue over expenditures 6,677,155 $ 4,976,279 $ Legislative 249,428 250,302
Increase in non-financial assets (4,290,674) (6,175,848) Administration 2,338,018 2,660,337
Increase (decrease) in net financial assets 2,386,481 (1,199,569) Police, fire, disaster, ambulance, municipal enforcement 3,220,020 2,955,565
Net financial assets, beginning of year (225,884) 973,685 Transportation services 2,904,905 2,882,738
Net financial assets, end of year 2,160,597 $ (225,884) $ Water supply and distribution 2,552,767 2,486,593
Wastewater treatment and disposal 3,337,116 3,324,125
Waste management 883,509 735,187
2012 2011 Public health and welfare services 341,721 348,007
Mayor Steve Grajczyk $46,655 $45,292 Planning and development 521,903 598,981
Councillor Dave Hamilton 25,375 24,632 Parks and recreation 3,568,259 3,557,372
Councillor Earl Best 23,855 24,632 Culture-libraries, museums, halls 690,782 706,090
Councillor Robert Sobol 25,375 24,632 Total expenses 20,608,428 20,505,297
Councillor Rocky Blokland 25,375 24,632 Excess (deficiency) of revenue over expenses 1,846,151 (431,636)
Councillor Pat Fule 25,375 24,632 before other
Councillor John Rempel 25,375 24,632 Other
Government transfers for capital 1,531,592 3,021,438
Contributed assets 3,299,412 2,386,477
4,831,004 5,407,915
Excess of revenue over expenses 6,677,155 4,976,279
2012 2011 Accumulated surplus, beginning of year 169,098,663 164,122,384
Self supported long-term debt 16,930,609 $ 15,128,003 $
Current portion 1,469,895 $ 1,231,251 $ Accumulated surplus, end of year 175,775,818 $ 169,098,663 $
OPERATING RESERVES 2012 2011 CAPITAL RESERVES 2012 2011
Financial stabilization 2,704,643 $ 3,135,426 $ Storm off-site levies 937,253 $ 920,279 $
Potable water 897,308 872,803 Water supply 482,522 469,344
Common services 408,803 397,639 Sewer off-site levies 317,584 284,580
Fire protection 294,285 294,419 Water off-site levies 289,833 222,337
Sanitary sewer 316,924 308,269 Roads off-site levies 263,068 234,491
Office revitalization 258,102 251,054 Municipal public reserve 261,367 444,244
Family Centre capital reduction 271,531 264,115 Civic Centre 181,087 176,142
RCMP reserve 112,341 109,273 Bike pathway levies 101,670 98,893
Garbage 54,357 52,872 Family Centre 35,974 34,991
General administration 41,196 40,071 Roads, walks and lighting 26,946 26,210
Roads, walks and lighting 37,353 36,333 Sanitary sewer 25,184 24,497
Cemetery 31,641 30,777 Storm 21,656 21,064
Family Centre operating 27,415 26,667 Storm offsite levies - Eagle Lake 17,923 13,150
General enforcement 22,722 22,101 Sewer off-site levies Orchard park 17,641 16,148
Sewer conveyance 4,480 4,358 Recreation 12,781 12,432
Sewer off-site levies-west 8,442 7,685
Bike pathway 3,988 3,879
Aquatic Centre 1,937 1,884
Total Operating Reserves 5,483,101 $ 5,846,177 $ Total Capital Reserves 3,006,856 $ 3,012,250 $
Total Reserves 8,489,957 $ 8,858,427 $

LONG TERM DEBT
SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF CHANGE IN NET FINANCIAL ASSETS (DEBT)
In our opinion, the summary financial statements derived from the audited financial statements of the Town of Strathmore for the year ended December 31, 2012 are a fair summary of those financial statements, in accordance with Canadian public sector
accounting standards.
SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION
SALARY AND BENEFITS DISCLOSURE
Summarized Financial Statements
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the summary financial statements based on our procedures, which were conducted in accordance with Canadian Auditing Standard (CAS) 810, "Engagements to Report on Summary Financial Statements."
Auditor's Responsibility
The accompanying summary financial statements, which comprise the summary statement of financial position as at December 31, 2012, the summary statement of operations and summary statement of changes in net financial assets for the year then ended,
and related notes, are derived from the audited financial statements of the Town of Strathmore for the year ended December 31, 2012. We expressed an unmodified audit opinion on those financial statements in our report dated April 3, 2013.
Management is responsible for the preparation of a summary of the audited financial statements in accordance with Canadian public sector accounting standards.
REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR ON THE SUMMARY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
To the Mayor and Members of Council of the Town of Strathmore,
The summary financial statements do not contain all the disclosures required by Canadian public sector accounting standards. Reading the summary financial statements, therefore, is not a substitute for reading the audited financial statements of the Town of
Strathmore.
Management's Responsibility for the Summary Financial Statements
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2.5%
Parks&recrea(on
17.3%
Culture
3.4%
2012Expenses
Netmunicipaltaxes
41.9%
Userfees&salesof
goods
38.7%
Penal(esontaxes
0.8%
Licenses&permits
2.3%
Investmentincome
1.9%
Government
transfers
2.9%
Gainondisposalof
capitalassets
11.1%
Otherrevenue
0.4%
2012Revenue
Town of Strathmore
Y E A R E N D I N G D E C E M B E R 3 1 , 2 0 12
Opinion
Lethbridge, Alberta Young Parkyn McNab LLP
April 3, 2013 Chartered Accountants
2012 2011 2012 2011
Revenue
Financial assets 25,099,839 $ 19,248,737 $ Net municipal property taxes 9,400,663 $ 9,093,935 $
Liabilities 22,939,242 19,474,621 User fees and sales of goods 8,695,422 8,547,517
Net financial assets 2,160,597 -$225,884 Government transfers for operating 645,335 1,254,930
Non-financial assets Investment income 436,852 366,519
Prepaid expenses and inventory 65,245 57,433 Penalties and costs on taxes 188,781 228,786
Tangible capital assets 173,549,976 169,267,114 Licenses and permits 506,876 375,911
173,615,221 169,324,547 Gain on disposal of capital property 2,499,489 75,033
Accumulated surplus 175,775,818 $ 169,098,663 $ Other revenue 81,161 131,030
Total revenue 22,454,579 20,073,661
2012 2011 Expenses
Excess of revenue over expenditures 6,677,155 $ 4,976,279 $ Legislative 249,428 250,302
Increase in non-financial assets (4,290,674) (6,175,848) Administration 2,338,018 2,660,337
Increase (decrease) in net financial assets 2,386,481 (1,199,569) Police, fire, disaster, ambulance, municipal enforcement 3,220,020 2,955,565
Net financial assets, beginning of year (225,884) 973,685 Transportation services 2,904,905 2,882,738
Net financial assets, end of year 2,160,597 $ (225,884) $ Water supply and distribution 2,552,767 2,486,593
Wastewater treatment and disposal 3,337,116 3,324,125
Waste management 883,509 735,187
2012 2011 Public health and welfare services 341,721 348,007
Mayor Steve Grajczyk $46,655 $45,292 Planning and development 521,903 598,981
Councillor Dave Hamilton 25,375 24,632 Parks and recreation 3,568,259 3,557,372
Councillor Earl Best 23,855 24,632 Culture-libraries, museums, halls 690,782 706,090
Councillor Robert Sobol 25,375 24,632 Total expenses 20,608,428 20,505,297
Councillor Rocky Blokland 25,375 24,632 Excess (deficiency) of revenue over expenses 1,846,151 (431,636)
Councillor Pat Fule 25,375 24,632 before other
Councillor John Rempel 25,375 24,632 Other
Government transfers for capital 1,531,592 3,021,438
Contributed assets 3,299,412 2,386,477
4,831,004 5,407,915
Excess of revenue over expenses 6,677,155 4,976,279
2012 2011 Accumulated surplus, beginning of year 169,098,663 164,122,384
Self supported long-term debt 16,930,609 $ 15,128,003 $
Current portion 1,469,895 $ 1,231,251 $ Accumulated surplus, end of year 175,775,818 $ 169,098,663 $
OPERATING RESERVES 2012 2011 CAPITAL RESERVES 2012 2011
Financial stabilization 2,704,643 $ 3,135,426 $ Storm off-site levies 937,253 $ 920,279 $
Potable water 897,308 872,803 Water supply 482,522 469,344
Common services 408,803 397,639 Sewer off-site levies 317,584 284,580
Fire protection 294,285 294,419 Water off-site levies 289,833 222,337
Sanitary sewer 316,924 308,269 Roads off-site levies 263,068 234,491
Office revitalization 258,102 251,054 Municipal public reserve 261,367 444,244
Family Centre capital reduction 271,531 264,115 Civic Centre 181,087 176,142
RCMP reserve 112,341 109,273 Bike pathway levies 101,670 98,893
Garbage 54,357 52,872 Family Centre 35,974 34,991
General administration 41,196 40,071 Roads, walks and lighting 26,946 26,210
Roads, walks and lighting 37,353 36,333 Sanitary sewer 25,184 24,497
Cemetery 31,641 30,777 Storm 21,656 21,064
Family Centre operating 27,415 26,667 Storm offsite levies - Eagle Lake 17,923 13,150
General enforcement 22,722 22,101 Sewer off-site levies Orchard park 17,641 16,148
Sewer conveyance 4,480 4,358 Recreation 12,781 12,432
Sewer off-site levies-west 8,442 7,685
Bike pathway 3,988 3,879
Aquatic Centre 1,937 1,884
Total Operating Reserves 5,483,101 $ 5,846,177 $ Total Capital Reserves 3,006,856 $ 3,012,250 $
Total Reserves 8,489,957 $ 8,858,427 $

LONG TERM DEBT
SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF CHANGE IN NET FINANCIAL ASSETS (DEBT)
In our opinion, the summary financial statements derived from the audited financial statements of the Town of Strathmore for the year ended December 31, 2012 are a fair summary of those financial statements, in accordance with Canadian public sector
accounting standards.
SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION
SALARY AND BENEFITS DISCLOSURE
Summarized Financial Statements
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the summary financial statements based on our procedures, which were conducted in accordance with Canadian Auditing Standard (CAS) 810, "Engagements to Report on Summary Financial Statements."
Auditor's Responsibility
The accompanying summary financial statements, which comprise the summary statement of financial position as at December 31, 2012, the summary statement of operations and summary statement of changes in net financial assets for the year then ended,
and related notes, are derived from the audited financial statements of the Town of Strathmore for the year ended December 31, 2012. We expressed an unmodified audit opinion on those financial statements in our report dated April 3, 2013.
Management is responsible for the preparation of a summary of the audited financial statements in accordance with Canadian public sector accounting standards.
REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR ON THE SUMMARY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
To the Mayor and Members of Council of the Town of Strathmore,
The summary financial statements do not contain all the disclosures required by Canadian public sector accounting standards. Reading the summary financial statements, therefore, is not a substitute for reading the audited financial statements of the Town of
Strathmore.
Management's Responsibility for the Summary Financial Statements
Legisla(ve
1.2%
Administra(on
11.3%
Police,re&
municipal
enforcement
15.6%
Transporta(on
services
14.1%
Watersupply&
distribu(on
12.4%
Wastewater
treatment&
disposal
16.2%
Waste
management
4.3%
Publichealth&
welfareservices
1.7%
Planning&
development
2.5%
Parks&recrea(on
17.3%
Culture
3.4%
2012Expenses
Netmunicipaltaxes
41.9%
Userfees&salesof
goods
38.7%
Penal(esontaxes
0.8%
Licenses&permits
2.3%
Investmentincome
1.9%
Government
transfers
2.9%
Gainondisposalof
capitalassets
11.1%
Otherrevenue
0.4%
2012Revenue
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During the month of march
the Strathmore municipal
Library held their make it
Yours poster contest to
increase awareness of the
library and its many ser-
vices. Contestants were
asked to create a poster
featuring the library expe-
rience and upload it to the
library Facebook page.
The prize for the winning
entry was a Kobo mini
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mandy Gillespie (l) sub-
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and received her Kobo
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Stop by the new Bow Valley College offce at 85 Lakeside
Blvd, located in the Strathmore Municipal Library building,
just north of Kinsmen Park, to learn about the many
education options BVC offers to students wanting to study
in-class or online.
Our new offce gives us a little more room so we can accommodate long-term
programs in the future which beneft the community while supporting our mandate
of increasing access to post-secondary programs in rural areas.
Bow Valley College knows vibrant learning communities exist where learners
are able to access a broad range of programs. This is possible because of the
strong collaboration between community learning providers and post-secondary
institutions, along with schools, employers, government, public libraries and other
community organizations.
Partnerships are key to the success of BVC in the Town of Strathmore and region
- we are already proud partners with Sagewood Care Centre, Marigold Library
System, both local school divisions, and the Strathmore Municipal Library.
With BVC already creating opportunities in the region our next goal is to work
towards building a variety of programs geared to the needs of business and learners
in areas such as health care, business administration, and workplace training, in
addition to learning opportunities in other areas such as upgrading.
Bow Valley College is committed to the vision of providing education any time,
any place to help meet the needs of learners throughout southern Alberta. BVC
practical programs will prepare you for a new, exciting career and give you the
skills to allow you think in new and creative ways, removing barriers to fulflling and
lasting employment. BVC is the regions only comprehensive Community College
and, in partnership with eCampusAlberta, offers 70+ programs and 800+ courses to
help you succeed in reaching you career goals faster.
For more information about how BVC can advance your career aspirations
stop by our new offces or contact Teri McKinnon, Regional Lead for education
Business Development in Strathmore by phone at 403-462-2550 or email at
tkmckinnion@bowvalleycollege.ca
Shannon LeCLair
Times Reporter
Strathmore-Brooks MLA Jason Hale at-
tended the April 3 regular Town Council
meeting to discuss how things are going
at a provincial level.
The budget is the big news right now,
and Wildrose came up with the Finan-
cial Recovery Plan and a 10-year debt
free capital plan, which shows how they
would have done things differently with
the budget, where to spend the money
and how to prioritize.
As a province we have the highest
per capita infrastructure spending out
of any province, we have the highest in-
come tax per capita out of any province.
Total revenue income per capita, per
person is the highest out of any prov-
ince, so our stand is that we do not have
a revenue problem, we have a spending
problem, said Hale.
He said the bitumen bubble is being
blamed for the level of debt the prov-
ince will need to go into. He has a chart
from 2005 that shows the differential of
what we were getting paid for the West-
ern Canada Select compared to the WTI.
He said before the budget came out it
was at approximately $34 and at the end
of January this year it was at $32.
One area that we are in agreement
with the government is the pipeline ca-
pacity hat we need to build. The west-
east pipeline, the Keystone pipeline
hopefully eventually maybe a pipeline
to the west coast. That one doesnt seem
like its going to be anytime soon, said
Hale.
Right now with our product we can
only go to certain markets, we need to
expand our markets to get value for our
product, and the safest most reliable
way is through pipelines. Its unfortu-
nate that there has been some pipeline
breaks. The companies do not want
pipeline breaks any more than the envi-
ronmentalists, or the landowners or the
communities.
As industry standards are changing
and improving, so is the infrastructure
when it comes to building the pipeline.
The pipelines will take time to build if
and when approved, which Hale said
means its up to the government to bud-
get properly and spend within its means.
One issue that has been discussed in
session and will directly affect Strath-
more and the County is WADEMSA. The
government wants to take control of
that contract which would then see am-
bulance services centralized, and likely
being dispatched out of Calgary.
We do not think that is a good idea,
said Hale.
Strathmore WADEMSA isnt alone,
there are other communities, quite a few
of them, that are going through the same
contract negotiations and the province
wanting to take over the contract.
Hale asked the health minister how
they plan to provide the same level of
service for the residents if the govern-
ment takes over the ambulance services.
Being so close to Calgary, which has a
shortage of ambulance services, there is
a fear that our ambulances will be dis-
patched there leaving the residents of
Strathmore and Wheatland County with-
out service, or waiting an indeterminate
amount of time.
Hale said he was told that wont hap-
pen, but he doesnt believe that and
does know of cases where ambulances
have been dispatched to nearby cities
and it hasnt faired well for people in
the smaller communities.
Were going to keep pressing on that
issue that local boards know how to run
their ambulance service better than a
centrally ran service, said Hale.
He spoke of the Wildrose Caucus
Foundation that was formed after mem-
bers of the Wildrose party voted unani-
mously in favour of donating the eight
per cent pay hike that was voted in. A
donation was made to the Little War-
riors Foundation, an organization that
supports children who have been vic-
tims of sexual abuse. The $25,000 will
go towards the creation of the Be Brave
Ranch, which will be a treatment facility
for kids who have been sexually abused
in Canada.
The projection from now until 2016 is
that there will be a $17 billion defcit,
which Hale said is shown in the fnan-
cial plans.
He said questions have been asked in
question period about what the plan is
to pay this back the funds.
They dont have a plan. They say they
will be paying some of the interest back,
but that doesnt affect the capital. If the
defcit is $17 billion by 2016 that will be
over a $900,000 interest payment, said
Hale.
If that continues to keep rolling for-
ward, were going to be paying over a
billion dollars for interest, not including
capital.
Hale updates council
about Wildrose happenings
April 12, 2013 Strathmore TimeS Page 7
Town AdminisTrATion &
The FCss GrAnT review CommiTTee
One of the questions that arose during the FCSS transition
to a Municipal Department was whether the Towns decision
to retain their own FCSS funding is the frst step towards be-
coming a city. There are certain distinctive steps that a mu-
nicipality must follow in order to become a city, and creating
a municipal FCSS department is not one of the steps. There is
no connection between city status and a municipal FCSS de-
partment. In fact, prior to the FCSS decision being made, the
decision to suspend pursuing city status was already in effect.
Prior to the resolution to retain the Provincial FCSS funding
allocated to the Town of Strathmore for our own program-
ming, administration began researching how other munici-
palities administered their FCSS Funding from the Province.
Administration met with other municipalities of a similar size
to Strathmore, as well as consulting with the FCSS Association
of Alberta and the Ministry of Human Services, and from that
research it was discovered that in most municipalities, FCSS is
a municipally run department from within existing staff levels.
One of the key principals of the FCSS Program is local re-
sponsibility in priority-setting and resource allocation, and
therefore, each municipality is best able to determine how
the dollars they receive should be allocated to best meet local
needs. Our research pointed to the fact that most municipali-
ties of Strathmores size withdrew from multi-municipal pro-
grams so as to allow for local autonomy and resource/priority
setting. This allows for strategic cost savings to be made in
various areas and is in keeping with the FCSS mandate and
legislation.
Out of all of the FCSS Programs in Alberta, less than eight
are multi-municipal agreements through non proft societies,
with the balance being municipal departments under the au-
thority and jurisdiction of the municipality. As previously stat-
ed, it is typical for adjacent jurisdictions to run joint programs
or collaborate on special projects where the program benefts
Answering questions about FCSS
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shAnnon LeCLAir
Times Reporter
A committee was formed earlier this year to review and as-
sess applications for grant funding through the Strathmore
Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) program.
The committee is made up of fve citizens and two town
staff members. A limit of $30,000 was set for grants to be made
under the FCSS program. On April 3 committee members Dave
Collins and Robert Breitwieser made a presentation to Town
council discussing the funding for the applications.
There were 13 applications, four of which were from new
matters and nine were from organizations that had previously
received funding from the former WFCSS.
It was determined that the most appropriate method to
determine the eligibility of the applications was to place the
most weight on the FCSS Act and Regulations as were all
bound by this legislation, said Dave Collins, FCSS grant com-
mittee member.
Collins said at the end of the year evidence will need to be
provided that to the province that the applications did meet
the requirements.
The committee utilized the information from the program
advice inventory listing and the results from the community
needs assessment to assess the applications.
It was felt that the fairest way was to frst determine if the
applications were eligible, or partially eligible for funding.
From there we looked at how much each application had
received from the WFCSS in 2012. Next we calculated how
much of the funding they received in the past from the Towns
portion of the grants, said Collins.
The Towns contribution equated to 54 per cent of the for-
mer WFCSS grants and that is made up of the provincial and
municipal contributions to the WFCSS in the past.
Collins said it was determined that if each application was
granted 54 per cent of the funds allocated in 2012 then the
Town would be funding 100 per cent of its portion if things
were equated to the previous year.
Through the course of our review it was discovered that
some of the applications did not meet the criteria or mandate
of the legislation, said Collins.
However, it was felt would not be fair to place a fnancial
hardship on organizations that have been dependent on the
former FCSS funding.
Some of the organizations not eligible are a critical and im-
portant part of the community. Contact was made with the
Minister of Human Services offce and it was agreed that the
ineligible organizations would be weaned from the funding
after this year, with the understanding they would need to
search out other forms of fnancial assistance in the future.
FCSS Grant funding
the citizens of each municipality. These partner-
ships have had great success for the mutual ben-
eft of residents, and we hope to partner with our
neighbouring FCSS Programs when there is a need.
There are two ways that a Municipality can deliv-
er FCSS Programs; the frst is via direct service de-
livery, where the FCSS staff are Municipal employ-
ees, and/or contracted full or part time employees,
and the Municipality delivers the services and pro-
grams within the parameters of FCSS Legislation.
The second is via external grants, where the Mu-
nicipality grants their FCSS Funds to local organi-
zations and groups, referred to as FCSS funded
agencies, which was the method used by the Town
of Strathmore in the past; ie the Town granted
WFCSS our Municipal portion of the FCSS funds,
and WFCSS decided on the services that would be
delivered to the community. In addition, WFCSS
granted funds to outside agencies and groups for
the delivery of services, (WFCSS described this as
indirect funding).
The FCSS Act and Alberta Regulation are quite
clear in the requirements to determine eligibility
for funding programs. For example, Section 2.1(2)
states that: Services provided under a program
must not:
(a) provide primarily for the recreational needs
or leisure time pursuits of individuals;
(b) offer direct assistance, including money,
food, clothing or shelter, to sustain an individual
or family;
(c) be primarily rehabilitative in nature, or
(d) duplicate services that are ordinarily pro-
vided by a government or government agency (It is
important to recognize that there are grants avail-
able through other government sources that will
subsidize many of the programs that may have
been funded in the past; this information is avail-
able at the Town Offce if anyone would like access
to it).
The legislation also states, (under clause 11 (b) )
if the audited fnancial statement of a municipality:
(iii) shows that the municipality has wrong-
fully used funds provided to it under the Act, the
Minister may withhold amounts of funding under
any new agreement or require the municipality to
repay the amounts of funding that in the opinion
of the Minister are equivalent to the value of the
program components not met or the funds wrong-
fully used.
FCSS promotes, encourages and facilitates the
involvement of volunteers, the effcient use of re-
sources, cooperation and coordination with allied
service agencies operating within the municipality
by promoting public awareness, and promotes and
encourages the development of stronger communi-
ties.
When reviewing the grant applications, it is im-
portant to note that some applications may comply
with the Legislation in part, but not in all areas,
or there has been a need for this type of program
identifed by the community. For example, an ap-
plication may not meet the FCSS Mandate and Leg-
islation and is therefore ineligible for funding, (i.e.
is funded through another government agency, or
is primarily rehabilitative in nature), however, it
may be determined that the applicant has proven
that there is a need for the program that has been
identifed by the community through (for example)
a Needs Assessment. In this case, the application
may be eligible for services in kind, such as the
promotion of public awareness, or a one-time fee
for a guest speaker, etc., but the applicant would
not be eligible for core operating costs such as staff
wages, supplies, etc.
FCSS has been provided with a Program Advice
Inventory Listing that has been prepared by Alber-
ta and Children Youth Services and the FCSS As-
sociation of Alberta to assist FCSS departments in
determining the eligibility of programs. The Grant
Review Committee has depended on this informa-
tion greatly in making decisions on the eligibility
of programs requesting funding through FCSS. A
number of the grant applicants may be disappoint-
ed to learn that they may not be receiving funding
from FCSS in the future, as they are not in keeping
with the rules and guidelines of the Legislation. It is
however our intent to fully fund the Towns portion
of the amounts that were given by WFCSS in 2012,
which equates to 54 per cent, (the Towns portion
under the Funding Agreement with the Province),
less a small percentage to wean the agencies off
of the funding. WFCSS may or may not fund their
portion of the grants they approved in 2012 for
the 2013 year. In addition, as the structure of the
FCSS Department will now be in keeping with the
structures of other municipal FCSS departments,
and grants to outside agencies will diminish in
the future. Many of the Grants to outside agencies
through FCSS funding are meant to be short term,
with the objective being to enhance the program.
Funds are not intended to sustain an organization
for long periods of time, as the program must be
sustainable on its own.
Laureen F. Guenther
Times Contributor
Rosebud Theatre of the Arts kicked off its 30th
Anniversary Season with Neil Simons romantic
comedy, Barefoot in the Park on March 22.
After a passionate six-day honeymoon, the
new Mrs. Corie Bratter (Cassia Schramm) sets up
housekeeping in a tiny ffth-foor walk-up apart-
ment, and her husband Paul (Aaron Krogman)
goes back to work.
Corie wants to make house by day and make
love all night. Lawyer Paul just wants to win his
frst case in court. Inevitably, their romance soon
gets a little ragged around the edges.
Cories mother Ethel Banks and their neigh-
bour, Victor Velasco, only complicate matters. Mrs.
Banks (Marie Russell) manipulates for a closer re-
lationship with her children. Velasco (David Snid-
er) lives in the attic above Corie and Paul, and
must access his apartment through their bedroom
window because he hasnt paid his rent. The Tele-
phone Repairman (Mike Thiessen) is a straight-
faced but hilarious commentator on the state of
the union.
The fve-storey climb to the apartment is an
essential complication in this story, and Id won-
dered how Rosebud would incorporate the many
fights of stairs into the set. Scenic Designer Je-
rod Fahlman created something that works just
right, making the climb comic and convincing as
all the characters except the energetic Corie and
Velasco -- arrive at the top gasping for breath. It
inspires lines like Mrs. Banks I feel like we died
and went to Heaven ... and we had to climb all the
way up.
Predictably, things get much worse for Paul and
Corie before they get better. At one point, Paul is
sleeping on the couch, fghting to cover himself
with the thin pink blanket Corie has thrown at
him, while snow drifts onto his head through a
hole in the skylight. Paul is so frustrated and
Krogman so convincing -- that I felt briefy guilty
for laughing at the poor, suffering young man.
David Sniders role of Velasco is quite a depar-
ture from his latest Rosebud roles -- Matthew in
Anne of Green Gables, and Mitch in Tuesdays with
Morrie. Hes mastered the cross-over impressively,
delivering Neil Simons lines in an entertaining,
indefnable European accent and making us laugh
ourselves silly with his physical humour.
Marie Russell as Ethel is a staid contrast to
Sniders Velasco and just as funny. Snider and
Russell as a pair are possibly even funnier than
Schramms Corie and Krogmans Paul and thats
saying something. Its no exaggeration to say we
laughed all the way through this play.
To honour Rosebud Theatres 30th Season, the
play was followed by a gala with speeches from
special guests. Rosebud board member, Janet
McLean; Jason Hale, Strathmore-Brooks MLA; and
Richard Starke, Alberta Minister of Tourism, MLA
for Vermilion-Lloydminster, all gave credit to pio-
neer and thinker LaVerne Erickson, who started
the Rosebud theatre experience with fne arts
camps in the village 40 years ago.
Rosebuds Barefoot in the Park is a must-see this
spring. Youll laugh, cry... and gain new hope for
young marriage. The play runs until May 11. Tick-
ets include the Rosebud dinner buffet, and are
available at www.rosebudtheatre.com or 1-800-
267-7553.
Advertise Here
Call rose 403-934-5589
LifeStyLeS
times www.strathmoretimes.com
Page 8 Strathmore TimeS April 12, 2013
Thought for
the week
~
Is there any
advantage
to being the
richest man
buried in the
cemetary?
Do you have a special recipe you would
like to share?
Please submit to the Strathmore Times by Friday noon.
Fax Alissa 403.934.5546 or email Alissa@strathmoretimes.com
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread
crumbs, egg, garlic powder and Worcestershire
sauce. Mix well, and place into a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 50 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a separate medium bowl, stir
together the ketchup, brown sugar and pineapple
preserves. Pour over the meatloaf about 20 minutes
before removing from oven.
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 egg
garlic powder to taste
1 dash Worcestershire
sauce
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup packed brown
sugar
1/4 cup pineapple
preserves
Recipe of the Week Tangy
Meat Loaf
ingredients:
directions:
On march 22 Rosebud Theatre began their 30 year with Bare-
foot in the Park which plays until may 11. The telephone re-
pairman (mike Thiessen) is caught in the mmddle (with Aaron
Krogman and Cassia Schramm).
Photo courtesy of Morris Ertman
Kevin SorenSon, M.P., CrowFoot
Parliamentary Report
In my travels throughout the Easter Break in our
riding, we were all nostalgic and refective follow-
ing the news that Ralph Klein had passed away.
His legacy will be with us for a long time to come.
We frst knew Ralph as a friendly and savvy me-
dia hound. He went on to become Mayor of Cal-
gary, a provincial cabinet minister, and ultimately,
our Premier. He became a household name across
Canada and last November, the Governor General
of Canada installed Ralph as an Offcer of the Order
of Canada. Calgarys Light Rail Transit System, the
Saddledome, and the 1988 Olympics, for example,
will always remind us of Ralph.
As a politician myself, I have often contemplated,
as we all do from time to time, what the great politi-
cal leaders of our day and the past would say about
current events as they unfold. It can be very helpful
to consider their perspectives based on their experi-
ences.
Ralph Klein was always honest and straight for-
ward. He kept everything simple he said what he
would do and then he would do what he said. You
could count on Ralph.
Just as we started getting used to the passing of
our former Premier, we learned of the passing of
another political icon of a bygone era, former Brit-
ish Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. In her day,
she spoke with all the power of the Western World.
Her leadership extended far beyond the borders of
Britain. She was a key ally on the world stage along
with the late U.S. President Ronald Reagan, and
Pope John Paul II. She was one of historys great
conservatives.
She came to be known as The Iron Lady. She
implemented successful economic policies. Work-
ing with many of the worlds leaders, she became
one of the strongest contributors to the collapse of
the Soviet Union and the demise of communism.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper in his statement
following the news of her death said, New to my
own duties as Prime Minister in 2006, she provided
me wise and gracious counsel in London, the mem-
ory of which I will forever cherish.
I hope that the younger generation learn of the
imprint on our lives that such great leaders have
made. It is up to us to make sure that our children
and our grandchildren know about these people
and why they were so important. We could say
that the decisions of Baroness Thatcher and King
Ralph brought us to the place from which our gen-
eration started. While this is true from a generation
to generation perspective, some of our past lead-
ers have remarkable stories that continue to need
to be shared. Our future great leaders should be
encouraged and inspired by the examples of the
great leaders that have ruled before them. We can
best honour these past leaders by passing on the
benefts of their experiences and accomplishments.
If you have any questions or concerns regard-
ing this or previous columns you may write me at
4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call
780-608-4600, toll-free 1-800-665-4358, fax 780-608-
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Pat Fule
Fule for Thought
If youve been a regular reader (thanks, you
three!), then you know I have waged an often los-
ing battle with excess weight. On my last visit,
before the doctor said ANYTHING, I told him,
dont say anything, dont say what youre think-
ing of saying I know Im in trouble. Just give
me a stern look, a wag of your pointing fnger,
and thatll be fne.
He did all of those, but then used two words
on me that I thought Id never hear. Now bear in
mind, that for a lot of my 30 years teaching, I have
been a manageable, healthy weight. Its been a los-
ing battle since about 2005. In fact, Doc showed
my weight changes on the computer screen. Its
bad enough seeing the chart with the jagged line
climbing up steadily. However, Doc had to de-
cide to be witty at this point.
Gee, I wish my stock portfolio looked like your
weight line, he quipped. Wow, really?
Thats your bedside manner?
Thats how you make your star patient feel bet-
ter? Oh yeah, back to his two words of wisdom.
They werent really what youd call positive gems.
Oh no, those two words still echo in my brain:
Weight Watchers!
Weight Watchers me? How did this happen,
I started teaching at 165 pounds, and NOW? Well,
lets just say its a lot more! Now dont think I have
anything against this organization, its just never
occurred to me that its what I may need (some
might call this state of mind, denial).
I looked at Doc in shock, and I think he sensed
I was about to cry I shook my head vigorous-
ly, and sadly, I could feel my chins shake, too! I
swore to him that on my NEXT visit, my weight
would be down, and hed be proud of me! I also
know this will be a tough task, and this is why I
turn to you, whatever readers I have out there.
Theres an old saying, that states, it takes a vil-
lage to raise a child, well I need a TOWN to get
my weight DOWN! Heres my plan I will walk
more, eat less bad food, more good food, and
wear my new Nike Fuel band. Your role in this,
could be a bit of fun for you, too! In case you cant
put a face to the column, Im the guy who wears
shorts throughout the winter. So, if you happen
to see me in a pub, and Im devouring a pile of
chicken wings feel free to say, what would
Doc say?
Then give me one of HIS stern looks and try
to guilt me into putting the wing down, or the
big slab of cheesy pizza that Im trying to shovel
into my face! If you see me, face down in an extra
large DQ blizzard, talk me down. Help me get off
the ledge of blubber (thats a metaphor)! I know, I
know, youre probably thinking: I dont know this
guy why would I want to do this? Well, think of
it as a cry for help, and YOURE the good Samari-
tan! Stop me from being my own WORST enemy!
Also, its GOT to be more fun for YOU than it will
be, for ME!
Now, if you see me on one of my rare walks,
dont offer me a ride, no matter HOW sad a face
I make! Remember, I may use any trick or ruse to
get that ride. If you see me lumbering along with a
scowl, or faking a limp, or holding up a crisp $50
bill, just drive on! Dont fall for the old hitchin
a ride act either. You can honk if you want to
encourage me, but please dont wait to honk un-
til youre RIGHT next me! THAT would probably
scare the crap out of me, and I dont want to mess
with the old ticker!
Its probably not in the best of shape either,
even though I do teach PE (now THATS irony)!
Ive also begun to track my weight each week.
Oh sure, I know its back to the highway weigh
scales for my FIRST few times, but someday,
things are going to click for me! So, what do you
say, Strathmore, are you in? I really do need your
help, your guilting me out of junk food is just
what the doctor ordered!
Dont let me see one more upward blip on my
weight chart! Dont send me back to Doc this
way save me from that chocolate cake!
(Fule for Thought is a slice of life humour-
ous column that appears in the Strathmore Times,
written by long-time resident, town councillor,
high school teacher, coach, husband and father of
two Pat Fule. If you would like to get in touch
with Pat, you can send him an e-mail at Pat.fule@
shaw.ca)
The weighting game
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Alberta youth ages 13 to 15 are invited to ap-
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(AYEC), to be held August 18-24 at the Eagles Nest
Ranch in Cypress Hills, Alta.
Carolyn McIntyre, Community Economic De-
velopment Coordinator with Community Futures
Wild Rose, said in a prepared statement, if you
are a youth aged 13-15 and have an interest in
business, then this is the perfect camp for you.
AYEC has a range of typical summer camp activ-
ities swimming, horseback-riding, wall-climbing,
mountain biking, campfres, plus a 65-foot zip-line
and a Burma bridge. What makes this camp stand
out is the business training campers receive, in
areas like marketing, advertising, cash fow and
record-keeping. All week, the campers work in
teams to develop a real, workable business.
They come up with the product, develop it,
tweak it, (do) everything to market it, and make
sure they have the right price on it so they do
gain a proft, McIntyre said. They negotiate with
suppliers and bankers. They learn to budget. They
operate their business.
At previous camps, campers businesses have in-
cluded making and selling jewellery, fip-fop can
holders and pottery.
On the last day of camp, when family members
and friends come to pick them up, the youths
open their businesses. And (the money) they do
make, McIntyre says, over and above what they
have to pay back for their loan or their suppliers,
they get to split amongst their team.
Its also outstanding that, because of generous
sponsorship from Alberta Human Services, Alber-
ta Lottery Fund, and 13 partnering Community Fu-
tures offces, AYEC is completely free for campers.
When campers apply, they submit an essay de-
scribing their business, leadership and teamwork
experience. The quality and content of their es-
says determine whether or not theyll be selected
to attend camp.
McIntyre assures youth that Community Futures
recognizes and values a variety of skills.
You dont have to be the smartest kid in your
class with numbers, in order to be accepted as a
camper, she says. You can be the artistic person
who has a great idea or maybe you can come
up with a great way to sell something.
Another bonus is that campers who register in
Alberta camp for business-minded youth
Career and Technical Studies (CTS) at school may receive
extra CTS credit by attending AYEC.
Alberta youth are encouraged to check out the Alberta
Youth Entrepreneurship Camp Facebook page and www.
ayec.ca.
They can get more information by contacting Carolyn Mc-
Intyre at 403-934-8888 or carolyn@cfwildrose.ca, and pick
up application forms from Community Futures Wild Rose at
#101, 331-3rd Avenue in Strathmore. Deadline for applica-
tions is June 1, but McIntyre encourages prospective camp-
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Laureen F. Guenther
Times Contributor
It was an ordinary Friday afternoon, and Flocerfna Whiel-
don was parking at the Ridge Road Tim Hortons. She saw
something on the ground in front of her car, and when she
got out, she saw it was a wallet.
I can see some money and some (bank) cards, but I did
not open (it), Flocerfna says. Fina, as family and friends call
her, didnt think about what to do next.
I went straight to the Tim Hortons, she said.
She gave the wallet to a staff member, who thanked her,
and said someone had called a missing wallet. Fina didnt
hang around to see what happened.
I just bought my coffee and I left, she said.
Asked what motivated her to hand it in instead of keeping
it, Fina says, thats the way it is, thats how I am. Id rather
take it in than keep it.
She says, you dont enjoy using it if its not yours.
A few minutes later, when Fina called her husband John,
saying, I found a wallet, he didnt have to ask whether
shed kept it.
I knew automatically, she handed it in right away, he
says. We wouldnt have thought anything less of her. John
said. The important thing for all of us is that (the wallet
owner) got it back the loss of money is traumatic to say
the least its hard to replace all of your identifcation.
John points out that Tim Hortons management also de-
serves some credit.
We know the owners, Lindsay and Melanie Rohl, he says.
They set the right example for their staff you can hand it
in and not have any negative thoughts, thinking oh, whats
going to happen here.
Just as surrendering lost valuables is as ordinary for Fina
as drinking Tim Hortons coffee, and for Tim Hortons staff
as making it, its the ordinary thing for most Strathmore resi-
dents to do, according to Constable Shannon White of the
Strathmore RCMP.
Its not uncommon for the residents of Strathmore to do
that, whether they return (the lost wallet) to the business or
to the detachment, White says.
And Strathmore fnders dont skim out the cash frst.
When wallets are turned in, theyre usually intact.
In her experience, White says, theres lots of honest peo-
ple in Strathmore who are community-minded, who return
wallets with credit cards and cash inside. Then we fnd the
owners -- who are very happy.
It shows what kind of people we have here.
As John Whieldon says, its not about reward or recogni-
tion. Its just the right thing to do.
Finders is not keepers for Strathmore resident
Laureen F. Guenther Photo
Flocerfna Whieldon with Rebecca, staff member
at the Ridge Road Tim Hortons where Flocerfna
found and turned in the wallet.
Shannon LeCLair
Times Reporter
Hypnotist Jamie Pruden will be com-
ing to Lyalta on April 20. The event is
a fundraiser for the community, and is
hosted by the Lyalta Community Club.
The tickets are on sale for $20 each,
and for anyone who goes onstage and
is hypnotized there is a refund option.
Drinks will also be on special for $3.50.
There will also be free camping and
frewood for the frst 10 RVs who book
a site for the event.
This isnt the frst time Lyalta has
put together an evening of fun. Each
spring and fall typically the commu-
nity brings in a night of fun flled en-
tertainment in the form of a comedian
or hypnotist.
Its very entertaining. If youre
stressed out its a good way to get un-
stressed, you laugh constantly. Its a
fun, enjoyable evening, said Bev with
the Lyalta Community Club.
According to Bev, participants usu-
ally remember everything they did on
stage, despite having no control after
being put under. Most hypnotists dont
make you do anything that would be
very obnoxious in an inappropriate
way.
Anyone over 16-years-old or older
is welcome to attend the evening that
will take place at the community cen-
tre. Tickets can be purchased through
Bev by calling 403-934-4235. The doors
open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin
at 8 p.m.
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Strathmore resident Teri McKinnon
was recently voted into her fourth term
with the Calgary Stampede board. There
is an extensive nomination process that
involves conducting business and Stam-
pede references, as well as an in-depth
interview.
There is then an extensive review
and vetting process, said McKinnon,
designed to identify individuals with
the leadership skills, vision, experi-
ence, business acumen and dedication
to guide the Calgary Stampede into the
next 100 years.
McKinnon began her journey with the
Stampede years ago, helping her moth-
er hang art pieces in the Western Show-
case. To this day she is still involved
with the showcase as the Director Li-
aison for the Western Showcase group.
Last year the Stampede celebrated
100 years, and McKinnon said every-
thing the board is working on now is
about what the next 100 will look like.
Im excited to be sitting on the cusp
of watching the wrap-up of one and
launching the next, said McKinnon.
Im really so proud to be going into
this next (century) because some of the
stuff that I volunteered for the company
in the frst place is coming to fruition.
One of those things is the Western
Events Centre, which is a multi-purpose
agriculture facility with a priority of
agriculture education and interactive
learning. McKinnon volunteered at Ag-
gie Days to frst begin getting a feel of
the agriculture industry after marrying
her husband who is involved in the in-
dustry. She has a passion for education
and agriculture and to see the two com-
bined in any way they can be is always
something that appeals to her.
The fact that this is under construc-
tion and its going to be open in 2014 is
pretty exciting, and then the other part
of the strategic plan is the youth cam-
pus. So again with youth being a focus
of mine its pretty exciting that theyre
moving forward with the planning on
what a youth campus on park would
look like, said McKinnon.
Another focus of the board are the
volunteers and staff. Any great event re-
lies heavily on having great volunteers,
so the Stampede would like to fnd a
way to fnd new volunteers, while con-
tinuing to encourage the current ones
McKinnon continues her work with
Calgary Stampede board
to return each year.
The youth campus is also coming to
fruition for the Stampede. It will be on
the northeast quadrant of Stampede
Park and it will hopefully
be a year round education
facility for the performing
arts. McKinnon said it will
support the Young Cana-
dians, and the Champion
Show band.
The Show band actu-
ally has three tiers, we
have a feeder system, you
start in as a Roundup and
then you go to Stetson
and then you go to Show
band, said McKinnon.
We really feel that we
foster a growth pattern
for these kids. Same with
Young Canadians, you
come in at a certain level
and then at each year you
can move up until you get
to the people who are ac-
tually in the Grandstand Show.
The school itself is a separate entity
from the Grandstand Show. The school
runs in connection with the regular
school year, and kids get extra credit
in high school for being a Young Cana-
dian. She said it has been exciting and
fun to be involved with
the Calgary Stampede,
and be a member of the
board for so many years.
There are lots of fun
new things coming to
the Stampede this year,
said McKinnon, and
there will be a lot of big
name acts coming to
take part in the Grand-
stand Show.
The centennial was
incredible so how do you
go into the next century,
how do start your next
century, so were pretty
excited about how were
going to launch this to
the public, said McKin-
non.
Each year she won-
ders how the Grandstand show can be
topped, and each year she is pleasantly
surprised when it is.
Photo courtesy of Teri McKinnon
Teri mcKinnon was recently vot-
ed into her fourth term with the
Calgary Stampede board.
Doug Taylor and Shannon LeClair Photos
mahikan Trails from Canmore AB was in Strathmore
to host the FCSS Spring Adventure Quest from April
2 to 5. There were two groups that participated in
the activities which ranged from CSi to Geo Caching
to the Hunger Games. On April 4 at the Strathmore
Family Centre participants learned how to pull a
stuck vehicle out of a ditch using two logs and some
rope and how to move people and goods across a
river using nothing more than a barrel and rope. Then
they moved outdoors to build a shelter using a para-
chute canopy and a few sticks and pegs.
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The Strathmore Lions held their annual auction on April 6 at the Civic Centre. each year the event is
held to help raise funds for the organization. Some of the funds are then distributed back into the com-
munity to help out other organizations and community groups in need of support.
Shannon LeCLair
Times Reporter
Catherine Walsh, Strathmore FCSS Co-
ordinator, gave her frst progress report
to council at the April 3 meeting. FCSS
has been in its new offce since Feb. 4,
and are sharing the space with Home
Care and Bow Valley College. There is
additional offce space for agencies that
are supported in kind, like the Christ-
mas Hamper Society. A meet-and-greet
was held on March 6 for the interagen-
cy groups. In the future FCSS plans on
forming a working coalition with those
groups to determine gaps in the pro-
grams and to reduce duplication of ser-
vices being offered.
The transition of the Home Support
Services program has gone smoothly.
We are functioning in a similar manner,
and offering the same services as were
previously offered, said Walsh.
On March 26 there was a seniors tea
held in the afternoon, and April 2 to 5
there was the Spring Adventure Quest
held for kids ages 6-12.
There will be an open house held on
April 18 at the Strathmore FCSS offces
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., which is open to
everyone.
Walsh said FCSS will continue to work
collaboratively with community groups.
Currently they are working with Bow
Valley College, on different learning ex-
periences and The Youth Club of Strath-
more on partnering on future programs.
FortisAlbertA Agreement
chAnges
FortisAlberta representative Alison
Thomas spoke at the April 3 regular
Town Council meeting about the re-
newal of the Electric Distribution Sys-
tem Franchise Agreement. Fortis was
requesting that the Town begin the pro-
cess of terminating the old agreement,
and complete the process to executive
the new franchise agreement. Benefts
from the new agreement include pro-
viding information about revenue from
the distribution and transmission rev-
enue by Sept. 1 of each year, allowing
the municipality to budget and predict
revenue. Fortis must obtain approval for
all planned work within the municipal-
ity for work estimated at $100,000 or
more. Any projects below that amount
Fortis must provide written notice to the
municipality. There are benefts to For-
tis as well, which include the exclusivity
if providing power to the community,
and a long-term agreement that allows
Fortis to secure low interest long-term
debt.
Council approved the new Electric
Distribution System Franchise Agree-
ment.
logo lAunch
The Town of Strathmore recently
changed its logo. The new logo was for-
mally presented at the April 3 meeting.
The logo design cost the town $6,000 to
have created. That cost does not include
having it put onto sign to be displayed
at the east and west entrance points
into the town.
I think its a really unique and attrac-
tive sign and logo, and I know change
is diffcult and people arent really hap-
py with change, and no disrespect to
the previous logo but I think this is a re-
ally good showcase for our town, said
Councillor Pat Fule.
He said council has been trying to
be progressive and he thinks the new
logo will look good at the Towns two
main entrance points. Most of council
was happy to see the new logo, and are
looking forward to it being displayed
for people driving through to see.
FCSS update
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With 15- 24-year-olds most at risk to
suffer major trauma, and 15 members
of that age group across Canada dying
each week from completely prevent-
able injuries, the PARTY (Prevent Alco-
hol and Risk related Trauma in Youth)
Program is trying to reach kids before
they make dangerous decisions.
Thirteen members of Standard
Schools Grade 9 class attended an all-
day session of the PARTY program at
the Foothills Hospital March 28 and
were confronted with a cold dose of
reality concerning the consequences
decisions have.
Sue Zwicker RN, who has led this
program for 4 years as well as worked
in an emergency room for 23 years,
took the students through a very full
and fast paced day designed to get
them to think and ask questions before
crossing their stupid line: The stupid
line is what people cross between a
good and bad decision involving risk,
when they fail to drive sober, wear
the gear (protective equipment), get
trained, buckle up, look frst and seek
help.
So when Cole McCallum volunteered
for an exercise to show and experi-
ence what it would be like to put on a
hoodie with one arm paralyzed, Zwick-
er asked him what he did for fun (a
common question of the various volun-
teers over the day). He answered that
he rode quads, but when pressed ad-
mitted to not wearing a helmet. When
asked why not he said helmets cost
money. Zwicker then reminded him
and the rest of the group the costs in-
volved for someone who suffers spinal
or brain damage (example, $5,000 for a
plain wheel chair, possible home reno-
vations, transportation and trouble get-
ting a job) and noted that a helmet was
a relatively inexpensive alternative, to
say nothing of the pain and suffering
that a helmet could prevent.
Calgary Police Service Constable Falk
spoke to the group about driving safety
drawing on his 27 years of experience,
16 of that in traffc. He told them that
he attended 40 traffc fatalities in his
career and 90 per cent of those were
alcohol related.
I drink, so I cant very well stand
up here and tell you not to drink, said
Falk. But if you are going to drink de-
cide when you are sober how you are
going to get home safely and stick with
that choice. Once a person starts drink-
ing they dont make good decisions.
Falk showed a variety of clips and
commercials about impaired driving
(meaning distracted driving as well as
drunk driving) emphasizing the impor-
tance of paying attention and following
the rules of the road when behind the
wheel.
The day concluded with two survi-
vors of trauma sharing their stories:
Christine, whose fanc was killed in
a fght, and Aaron who struggles with
the effects of brain trauma after his car
was T-boned at an intersection by a
distracted driver.
These stories capped off a day de-
signed to remind students how quickly
a whole life can change in a matter of
seconds as the result of a bad decision,
and to encourage kids to think before
they act, hopefully reducing the num-
ber of preventable injuries and deaths
for this age group.
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stupid line.
Manny Everett Photos
April 12, 2013 Strathmore TimeS Page 15
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
1st Annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Short Program at 2:00 pm to Celebrate Volunteerism
Join us with your Best Hat ~ 3 categories ~ Spring, Western & Wacky
Hope Community Covenant Church
245 Brent Blvd, Strathmore, AB
RSVP by Friday, April 19 to Lesley at 403.934.6552
or lesley.hering@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
An Invitation to
All the Volunteers
in Our Community
An Invitation to
All the Volunteers
in Our Community
Tis event is supported by Calgary Rural Primary Care Network,
Growing Families Society ~ Bridging the Gap, Strathmore Regional Victim Services
Society and Wheatland Further Education Society. Tis project is funded in part
by Government of Canadas New Horizons for Seniors Program.
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Times Reporter
Each spring Westmount students proudly show-
case a drama production for their family and fel-
low classmates. Associate Principal Dana Graff
writes the script, and directs the 35 to 40 students
each year, coaching them through their lines and
preparing them for the big day.
This year Aric Wutzke, new to Westmount, has
been helping Graff direct the students for this
years performance The Monster in the Trunk.
Its great for them to have this opportunity af-
ter school to be involved with drama, and theres
a lot of good things that come out of drama, con-
fdence, being able to be silly, be able to not take
yourself so seriously and I think its just a lot of
fun for these kids, said Wutzke.
The play is about I think being nice and over-
coming bullying and just really mean people by
being nice to them. The power of kindness, the
best way to get rid of an enemy is to make him
your friend.
The other underlying tone is that you have the
power within yourself to be able to overcome
challenges that you may face in your life, some-
thing Graff hopes the audience will also see and
learn when watching the play.
My goal is to imbed a message that the audi-
ence can learn from as they watch the play. Hope-
fully this will have an impact on both the audi-
ence and the cast and crew as well, said Graff.
The kids in the production already get the ben-
efts of participating in the production, building
self esteem and learning about work ethic but,
hopefully, they will learn about kindness as well.
The play follows the tale of Elizabeth, who is
scared of everything. One night a monster named
Boo who is a nice monster from Monster-land vis-
its her.
In Monster-land kindness and compliments are
forbidden.
Elizabeth has a sleepover one night, inviting her
friends to meet Boo, who comes to the sleepover
through a trunk, which is a portal from Monster-
land.
When the Supreme Ruler fnds out about the
despicable kindness taking place he sends his
trusty spy Spider to scope things out. The girls are
kidnapped by Spider and are set to stand trail for
their crimes. Elizabeth and Boo have evaded cap-
ture and together they must overcome their fears
and rescue their friends.
Staff and parent volunteers are also instrumen-
tal in making the performance a success each
year. They help create the scenery, the costumes
and with the makeup.
The performance begins with a matinee on
April 23 at 1 p.m. There is a second matinee on
the 24, also at 1 p.m. This one is a seniors tea,
it is free for seniors to attend and they will be
served tea, coffee or cold drinks and snacks after
the production. There are two evening showings,
with the frst performance on April 24 at 7p.m.,
and the second is April 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5
per adult, or $3 for children ages 5 to 12.
Monsters are everywhere
at Westmount
Students at Westmount are once again keeping busy rehearsing for this years upcoming spring production, The monster in the
Trunk.
Shannon LeClair Photos
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The days of VHS few by us, and while most
jumped on the bandwagon buying camcorders
and recording lifes precious moments the ques-
tion now is what to do with those home videos.
Many people likely still have their videos sitting
in a box collecting dust waiting for the day when
they are either tossed, or a solution is fgured out.
What began as a hobby for Dennis Seibel has
turned into a business, one where he helps people
save those memories. Seibel began going through
old vacation videos and started reformatting them
to put onto DVDs so they can be enjoyed well into
the future and he realized he had to do something
before the tapes deteriorated and hed lose every-
thing for good.
So what I do is I can take those old photo-
graphs that you have in your shoeboxes and what-
not and scan them, edit them, fx them up, get rid
of the red eye and those sorts of things and put
them onto DVDs or CDs, whatever you choose. I
can scan photographs, slides or flm strips, said
Seibel.
I also do video editing so I can take your VHS
tapescamcorders, analog or digital camcorders,
and can edit parts out that you dont want and get
rid of the snow and blue screens and any dead
stuff you can take out. You can do it up like a Hol-
lywood DVD kind of thing, you can add chapters
and titles and menus so you can skip to where
you want rather than having to watch the whole
thing.
Seibel can add a custom title, visual effects, tran-
sitions and music to bring your photo slideshow
to the next level. He can create a slideshow for a
wedding reception, or of a birthday party or even
a collage of your childs sports year. Anything you
can think of, any pictures you want you can throw
on there, said Seibel. The slideshows can also be
formatted for smart phones or portable tablets.
For more information contact Dennis Seibel Stu-
dios at 403-901-5472.
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Sharon McLeay
Times Contributor
The joy that comes to parents from
the birth of a child is doubled in the
hearts of the grandparents. When the
grandparent is denied visiting access
to their grandchild, the grief is also felt
double.
There is a myth that grandparents
have done something to deserve this.
Grandparents will often try to hide the
breakdown of communication with
their children, said Marilyn Marks.
Marks understands the grief that a
communication breakdown brings. Her
own experience of not being able to
see her grandchildren for over 10 years
was a factor in starting the Alberta
Grandparents Association.
Marks said there are various reasons
why grandparents may be denied ac-
cess. It may be a power tool used in
a custody dispute, parents using the
child as a weapon, intergenerational
relationship problems or unresolved is-
sues within a family unit.
When access is denied, the legal onus
is on the grandparent to show why
they should be able to see the child.
The grandparent must make a legal ap-
plication for access to the court, in the
case of a single parent custody situa-
tion. If the child is living with both par-
ents, an additional document called a
Leave application must be applied for.
Marks feels there should not be addi-
tional legal processes for the two dif-
ferent processes.
There is more time, more energy,
and more money. It makes it virtu-
ally impossible to gain access to their
grandchildren, if they even have the
stamina to go through this terrible ad-
versarial process. These poor grand-
parents have to serve these orders on
their children through a process server.
It sets them up to as a bad person from
the outset, said Marks, who has spent
over $60,000 in her own battle for visi-
tation rights.
Research shows grandparents con-
tribute to child development by add-
ing stability, providing emotional and
fnancial support, linking them with
culture and historical context, increas-
ing the childs self-esteem, providing
support to parents otherwise relying
on government social resources, and
decreasing incidence of participation
in anti-social and high risk behaviours.
Marks believes a mandatory media-
tion process should be implemented
in these disputes and it would reduce
costs, court time and improve family
dynamics. She said even in cases where
there are valid reasons for the grand-
parent not to have access, a mediation
process could verify and identify dys-
function, with referral of families and
individuals to resources for healing.
Alberta currently has no mediation
process connected with the grandpar-
ent access requests. Lawyers and judges
often have no experience in family law.
The Alberta government resolved
in 2003 to introduce a Unifed Family
Court system, where family situations
would be investigated, mediated, pre-
sided over by legal and judicial spe-
cialists in family law. Educational and
legal resources for all members of the
family were part of the program. www.
cfcj-fcjc.org/sites/default/files/docs/
hosted/18584-gov_ufc.pdf
It was never implemented.
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Times Contributor
Natalie Gauthier performed I, Claudia
in Rosebud, April 6 to 8. It was the cul-
minating production of her four years
as a Theatre Arts student at Rosebud
School of the Arts.
In this play, by Canadian playwright
Kristen Thomson, Gauthier acts all four
characters, starting with 12-year-old
Claudia, who is, on top of the usual
pains and fears of a 12-year-old in pu-
berty, going through the trauma of her
parents divorce and her fathers remar-
riage.
She also plays Drachman, a new Cana-
dian, the custodian at Claudias school.
And Claudias recently-widowed grand-
father. And Leslie, her fathers fanc.
Thomson wrote these characters with
such insight, and Gauthier portrays
them so distinctly, so powerfully, the
audience identifes with the hurts and
hopes of each one.
Gauthiers portrayal of 12-year-old
Claudia is so convincing, it brings back
our own memories of what its like to
be no-longer-child but defnitely-not-
adult. Shes struggling to emerge from
her cocoon at least she hopes its just
a cocoon and wonders if maybe, un-
der all her awkwardness, shes actually,
truly, a butterfy.
We relate to Drachman as he remi-
nisces over the broken dream of a
prominent theatrical life in his home
country, which was over almost before
it began.
We feel for Claudias grandfather as
he sorrows for his wife and longs for
a new love. And we feel tenderness as
each of these aging men sacrifces his
own wellbeing to protect Claudias frag-
ile happiness.
We want to hate Leslie, who broke up
the marriage of Claudias parents and is
about to marry Claudias dad yet we
ache with her too, and we understand
her own confused hopes. We under-
stand, reluctantly, that perhaps she too
is a butterfy, struggling to free herself
of a cocoon that doesnt ft.
We laughed aloud and wept silently
as we saw ourselves in Gauthiers char-
acters -- in their pursuit of simple hap-
piness, in their inability to avoid failing
each other, in their desire to do just one
thing that is good and right.
Gauthier -- who says that, in I, Clau-
dia, she reveals more about herself than
in any of her previous performances --
worked hard to process the emotional
depths of these characters. She hoped,
she says, that shed convey that same
depth of emotion to the audience. And
she has done it. She has done it well.
With this Final Project complete, Nat-
alie Gauthier is scheduled to perform in
Winter Tale at Full Circle Theatre in Cal-
gary in May. This fall, after graduation,
shell stay around the village to perform
in Rosebud Theatres Our Town.
And after that? What performances
will come from Gauthier in years to
come? In what ways, and how deeply,
will she touch future audiences? I, for
one, cant wait to fnd out.
Graduating Rosebud student
gives depth to diverse roles
Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Bruns-
wick and Newfoundland have Unifed
Family Courts. A Federal Government
Judicial Review was done in August of
2012, on Unifed Family Court systems.
www.justice.gc.ca/eng/pi/eval/rep-
rap/09/ufc-tuf/p8.html . Many positive
recommendations were included about
the system. The report was shared with
each of the provinces requesting more
data, to move forward on a national de-
cision.
Marks organization lobbies every
level of government, advocating that
grandparents rights be addressed.
Marks states her voice has gone un-
heard and thinks that family issues are
a low priority for the Alberta govern-
ment. She feels government only pays
attention to economically based issues.
She would like to see a model imple-
mented similar to one used in Mani-
toba, where mediation and education
programs such as For the Sake of the
Children are offered along with media-
tion. www.gov.mb.ca/fs/childfam/for_
sake_of_children.html
Marks suggests that grandparents de-
nied access and just starting the pro-
cess, approach their children with a
non-combative offer to have the prob-
lems mediated and even offer to pay
for the process. She encourages them
to not to lose hope and fnd small ways
to show they are still interested in the
child. She said there are some cases
where the child, once they reach ma-
jority will reach out again.
For more information or helpful re-
sources: Contact Marilyn Marks through
the website at www.albertagrandpar-
ents.ca
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Kaitlyn Stewart
Crowfoot Multi 4-H club
Toni, Billi, Chase, Sophie and Kaitlyn all went to
the University of Calgary Veterinary Medi-
cine on April 6. We learned really inter-
esting facts like how veterinarians
are not just helping animals, but
are also helping people. Veteri-
narians help in the research
and development of pre-
scription drugs.
Sewing girls who were
there continued to work
on their projects. This
years projects are com-
ing along and a few are
working at fnishing up
their quilt bindings (from
Lorelei Sammons).
Archery went on hike,
working on sticks, and are just continued to shoot arrows
(from David Limb).
Dog worked on paws box, sit, stay, tunnel, jumps. (from
Rebecca Madden).
Lego working on Sci-Fi Lego model and
flling in project book over the last two
project meetings. For new project
they are making a scene from
World War One (from Trina
Lloyd).
Cooking On March 8,
Grace Barrie told them
about Scotland, showed
them how to make Scot-
tish Baps, Balmoral
shortbread, and Cock-a-
heekie soup (from Em-
ily Hilton).
District Fun Day is go-
ing to be paint ball on
Saturday, April 27.
4-H members learning the ropes
Whats Happening
a free weekly
community calendar
Royal Canadian Legion
For information regarding hall rentals, darts
and crib, please call 403.934.5119
Wheatland Conservation
& Wildlife Association
(Your local fsh & game club). Meetings
2nd Thursday every month, 7:30pm at the
Clubhouse. Call Larry at 403-934-4388 for
more info.
Strathmore District Health
Services Auxiliary
Meetings are held the fourth Monday of the
month @ 1:30 pm (excluding July & August).
Lower level Conference Room at the Strath-
more Hospital. New members welcome. For
more info please call 403-934-4436
Strathmore & District Chamber
of Commerce
Meets the second Thursday of the month @
7:00 p.m. All members welcome. Check web
page for meeting location. For more info call
403-901-3175 or: www.strathmoredistrict-
chamber.com.
Come Fly With Us
903 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Sqn. meet
Wednesdays at 6:30pm at the blue building
and Quonset on the Ag grounds. Boys & Girls
between 12 & 19 years welcome. Call Joanna
Howard at 403-983-5796 for more info.
Storytime at Strathmore
Municipal Library
85 Lakeside Blvd. Held every Tues, 11am-
12pm and Fri 2-3pm.
Pre-school children of all ages are welcome
but must be accompanied by a parent or
other responsible adult. No registration
required.
HIV Edmonton
Providing support, education and advocacy
for those infected with, affected by or at
risk of HIV and AIDS for 25 years. Go to
www.hivedmonton.com or call toll free
1.877.388.5742.
The Hope Bridges Society for
Creative & Continued Learning
Advocating for, and bringing together citizens of
all abilities for meaningful relationships, friend-
ships, & opportunities through the Arts holds
Board Meetings on the 3rd Tuesday of each
month at 6:30 PM, at Unit 9, 104 3rd Avenue
(the Leary Centre). Please contact Wanda
at 403-983-3690, or 403-901-5081 (Cell) for
further info about our work and upcoming
events, if you would like to be added to our
friends/contact list, or visit us in our new
offce noted above.
Strathmore Musical Arts Society
If you love music and musicians and have a
special soft spot for the Blues, you would
enjoy being part of this group. Call 403-934-
4196 or 403-680-7721 to get on our phone
or email list and be notifed about
meetings and upcoming events.
Strathmore Elks Lodge #491
Meets 3rd Tuesday at the Strathmore Curling
Club 6:30 pm. Steak Supper at 7 pm. New
Members welcome. Call Greg 403-888-6155.
Wheatland Rural Crime Watch Meet-
ings are the 3rd Thursday of each Month.
Featuring guest speakers. For more info call
403-934-4055
Strathmore Homeschool Families
Any Strathmore and Area familes that are
homeschooling are invited to join our Yahoo
Group. www.groups.yahoo.com/group/strath-
morehsfams
Strathmore Hand in Hand Parent Link
Offers FREE programming to kids 0-6 and
their caregivers! Check the Town of Strath-
more website Community Events section for
programs and times! Located at 421-2nd St,
across from Paragon Pharmacy. 690-1237.
Strathmore FASD Parent Support Group
At the Strathmore United Church.
For more info call Pam @652-4776.
Strathmore Caregiver Support Group
This is an opportunity for caregivers to
fnd support and beneft from interaction
with others in a similar situation. For more
information or to register call Amy Yaneza at
403-361-7176.
Happy Gang 55 plus Seniors
Meetings; 2nd Tuesday every month @ 1:30
pm. Potluck Supper; fourth Tuesday every
month at 5:30pm. Everyone welcome! Hall
Rental; $80. Call Shirley @ 403-934-9927.
All other inquiries call Eric @ 403-901-1596.
Meetings and Sewing Workshops
The 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month
at 7pm.We meet at the Strathmore Ag
Grounds, Red Quonset. Looking for 100%
cotton or fannel fabric donations to do
some charity quilts. New Members Welcome.
Contact Laurie at 901-0088 or Wendy
901-3756.
Sunday School for All Ages
Lord of All Lutheran Church offers Christian
Education opportunities for ages 3 years to
adult, on Sunday Mornings. All are Welcome!
For more information please call Margo Se-
vick 403-901-2044 or call the Church Offce
at 403-934-2374.
Strathmore Country Gardens Club
Meetings at least once per month.Tours, guest
speakers, workshops and much more included
in a membership. For more information visit
www.strathmorecountrygardensclub.webs.com
or phone Linda Pekrul 403-901-0017.
Youth Club of Strathmore
Provides youth (6-17yrs) with opportunities/activ-
ities that build positive relationships, strengthens
and develops self-esteem and promote personal
skill development through affordable and barrier
free programs. Our programs include After The
Bell, a homework program offered Monday to Fri-
day from 3pm-6pm. Call the Youth Club for info
403-934-4918 or www.youthclubofstrathmore.ca.
Meals on Wheels
Available in Strathmore. For info or to obtain
this service please contact Wheatland FCSS
at 403-934-5335.
Strathmore Fun Runners Car Club
Meets the frst Wed of the month. New
members welcome! Please call Todd at 403-
934-0558 or Shawn at 403-901-9303 for info.
Wheatland Business Women
Meet the second Tuesday of the month @
8:00 am at Days Inn & Suites. New members
welcome http://businesswomen.ca and follow
us on Facebook. Call 403-324-6641.
RCCG Peculiar People
Assembly,
1 Peter 2:9 (KJV) meetings. Sunday Services at
10am & Thursdays Bible study at 7pm.Venue:
Civic Centre, Strathmore. PHh 403-667-7832,
E-mail: pastor@rccgstrathmore.com
Strathmore Lions Club
Meets the frst and third Thursdays at Strath-
more Civic Centre at 6:45 pm.
Free Tree for all New Born Babies
Attention all infants remind your parents
to register your birth so a tree can be
planted commemorating your birth in the
Chinook Credit Union Birth Forest in
Strathmore. Registration Forms are available
at the Town offce, Chinook Credit Union
and Health Unit. (A Communities in Bloom
Project)
Strathmore Masonic Lodge #53
Meets the frst Monday of each Month at
7:30 p.m. Call Glen at 403-901-6038. Web-
site: www.strathmore53.com
Strathmore Parent and Tot Playgroup
Meets every Tuesday at 9:30 - 11:30 am. in
the Strathmore United Church Basement.
$1/child.
Strathmore Full Gospel Church
Were a Pentecostal bible-based family
church that has something for all ages. Call
934-2225 or visit www.strathmorefullgospel.
com
St. Michaels & All Angels Anglican
Currently at interim location: 245 Brent Blvd.
(North Door) 403-934-3017. Christ Alive in
our Community. Sunday Morning
Worship 11:00am
Seventh-day Adventist Church
Meeting in the Lord of All Lutheran Church
at 112 Lakeside Blvd,Strathmore. Saturday
morning @ 10:00 AM. Pastor Ghena
Girleanu, phone 403-983-0081.

Strathmore Baptist Church Meeting
Sundays @ 11am and Thursdays @ 7pm,
Call Pastor David Blankenship for info 403-
390-4431.
Wheatland County Food Bank
Society
Food applications accepted at (403) 324-4335
Monday through Thursday 12pm to 4pm or
through the website at: www.wheatlandfood-
bank.com.
Strathmore & District Agricultural
Society
Strathmorestampede.com, sags@telus.net
Offce 403.934.5811 Fax 403.901.0299 FB:
Strathmore Stampede. Twitter: Strathmore
Rodeo
Wheatland County Food Bank
Urgently requires VOLUNTEER SCREENERS.
Please call Sylvia at 403-934-5287 or WFCSS
at 403-934-5335 for info.
Community Futures Wild Rose In part-
nership with The Business Link
Attend valuable, low-cost learning sessions
for small business owners in our video-
conference facility in Strathmore. Phone:
403-934-8888 for info & to register.
Strathmore Writers Group
Meets on the frst Monday of the month at
the Strathmore Municipal Library. Please fnd
us on Facebook or email Sam at spadkins10@
hotmail.com for more information.
Cheadle Lions Club
Drop off your pennies or change off at the
Civic Centre. All proceeds raised goes
toward local projects.
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings
Strathmore open meetings Monday
8:00pm, Hope Community Church, Call 403-
934-9570 or 403-901-6009. Strathmore Full
Gospel Church Closed meetings Ladies,
Tuesdays @ 7pm, Call 403-901-1163. Mens,
Tuesdays 8:30pm, Call 403-324-0056. Open
Step Meeting,Thursdays @ 8pm at Full Gos-
pel Church, Call 403-361-9396. If drinking is
a problem, please come to a meeting or all
any of the numbers just to talk.
Wheatland Whirlers Square & Round
Dance Club
Dances every Wednesday at Westmount
School Gym, September to April. New Danc-
ers: 7-8:30 pm; Experienced Dancers: 8-10 pm.
Contact Dave or Claudia 403-934-5966.
Chestermere and area Children (&
Families) with Type 1 Diabetes.
Our Goal is to create a group of mature, re-
sponsible members where we open our own
homes as Safe Places for Diabetic Children
to go to if ever in Diabetic Distress. Join the
Facebook group for more information.
Stitch Together: Library Needle
Arts Group
Tues evenings (6:30pm-8:30pm) at the Strath-
more Municipal Library (85 Lakeside Blvd.).
Whether you love knitting, crocheting, embroi-
dery or cross-stitch, you are welcome to drop
in and work on your project with others who
share the same passion.
Strathmore Regional Victim
Services Society (SRVSS)
SRVSS is looking for men and women interest-
ed in becoming front line victim advocates to
provide support, information and referrals to
victims of crime or tragedy. We need individu-
als interested in a challenging and rewarding
volunteer experience who are caring and non-
judgmental with a sincere interest in helping
victims move past their immediate trauma.We
provide extensive training in many areas, includ-
ing sexual assaults, domestic violence, suicide,
court preparation, and sudden death. If you are
interested in volunteering please contact Lesley
Hering at the Strathmore RCMP Detachment
at (403) 934-6552.Website:
www.strathmoreregionalvictimservices.com
If you are a non-proft group
>>and have a special event you
would like to promote contact us!
Email: alissa@strathmoretimes.com
call: 403-934-5589
fax: 403-934-5546.
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BRIDGING THE GAP
Community Lunch Club
social get together for
55+ to have a themed
lunch served; together
with a presenter on April
23 (Tips on Marinating
with Jim Jones) from 11:00
a.m. 1:00 pm located
at the Lord of all Lutheran
Church. To register call
Marg at 403-901-7811.
A meet & greet for
Parents & Mentors
come and meet some
Parents, the Mentors, do
an activity and have a
light lunch on Monday,
April 15 (Your Very Own
Container) and April 29
(Mothers Day Theme
Chocolates for Mom)
from 11:00 1:00 pm
located at the Lord of all
Lutheran Church. Free
event, register by calling
Pat at 403-901-7684.
BBQ to recognize Na-
tional Victims of Crime
Awareness Week (NV-
CAW) hosted by Strath-
more Regional Victim
Services Society. April 27
from 11-2, in the Sobeys
parking lot.
Walk a Mile in Her
Shoes on May 22 in
Gleichen (starting at the
community center) at
1pm, SRVSS will be hold-
ing a event with commu-
nity BBQ to follow.
Spring Fest! Saturday
June 1st, 10-4pm at the
Strathmore Curling Rink.
Market and Trade Show
featuring assorted ven-
dors with many items to
peruse.
special events
Also check out website:
Strathmoretimes.com/Events
Jody Schneider Photos
Mario Prusina
Times Editor
The Wheatland Athletics Association honoured their
three teams at the annual awards banquet April 5 at the
Strathmore Civic Centre.
The peewee Braves, bantam Warriors and midget
Chiefs teams presented their top scorer, top defence-
man, rookie-of-the-year, most improved, most sports-
manlike and team MVP for this past season.
I think were getting to a spot where the program is
doing a good job perpetuating itself, said WAA Presi-
dent Sandy Henry. As a board, I dont know if we can
take any credit for that, but I know that we have good,
solid coaching at every level. That has helped bring the
players in.
I dont know how I could be happier this year all
of our teams were successful.
The Braves won the SCAHL Championship, sweeping
the Okotoks Oilers three games to none, while the War-
riors made it all the way to the championship fnal at
the bantam level. The midget Chiefs pushed the even-
tual champions, Sylvan Lake, to the brink early in the
post season.
Lucas Muenchrath of the Braves and Liam Rycroft of
the Warriors were presented the Craig Kletzel Memorial
Award.
Meanwhile, three members of the Wheatland Braves
took home SCAHL Awards, as Joel Krahenbil was named
Most Sportsmanlike, Cole Clayton was selected the Top
Defenceman and Ty Tarvyd was named Top Goalie.
The WAA also presented Colin Grant and Bryce
Eidsness with the Members of Distinction award.
Here is a list of the award winners for each team.
Wheatland Braves
Peewee aa
Top Scorer Isaac Benoit
Top Defenceman Cole Clayton
Rookie of the Year Kenny holt-stewart
Most Improved Zach suntjens
Mosts Sportsmanlike Joel Krahenbil
Most Valuable Player ryan ries
Wheatland WarrIors
Bantam aa
Top Scorer sarah lecavalier and Chris rebeyka
Top Defenceman Brad hendricks
Rookie of the Year ryan Bell
Most Improved regan Kinley
Mosts Sportsmanlike Matt Quigley
Most Valuable Player Kody hammond
Wheatland ChIefs
Midget aa
Top Scorer Coltyn herman
Top Defenceman Brayden Biccum
Rookie of the Year tyler sharuga
Most Improved Brandon russell
Mosts Sportsmanlike Kristian ayoungman
Exemplary Player Award Jake smith and
dakota taylor
Dishing out their hardware
The Wheatland Athletics Association hosted their annual awards night April 5 at the Strathmore Civic Centre. Award winners for the Wheatland Braves (top)
were Ty Tarvyd (l-r), Lucas Muenchrath, Cole Clayton, Zach Suntjens, Kenny Holt-Stewart, Isaac Benoit, Ryan Ries and Joel Krahenbil. The Wheatland
Warriors (right) award winners were Brad Hendricks (l-r), Liam Rycroft, Sarah Lecavalier, Kody Hammond, Matt Quigley and Regan Kinley. The Wheatland
Chiefs (left) award winners were Tyler Sharuga (l-r), Brandon Russell, Jake Smith, Dakota Taylor, Coltyn Herman and Brayden Biccum.
ashad MukadaM
Times Contributor
With spring continuing to roll in,
with warmer temperatures and the
subsequent melting snow, the minor
baseball teams of Strathmore are gear-
ing up for the 2013 season.
This year, the season will begin dur-
ing the frst week of May, with the
different teams within minor baseball
playing at different times. Registration
so far has gone well, and it is hoped
that there will be at least 20 teams
across the various levels, with at least
12 kids per team.
Im really excited for the start of the
season, said Daren Kennett, Strath-
more and District Minor Ball President.
I like the green grass, and I enjoy be-
ing out on the baseball diamond.
Up to now, only the AAA Bantam
team for 16-19 year olds has been go-
ing through preseason training for
the 2013 season. That team has been
playing in various tournaments across
North America since December. For
other players, there have been baseball
clinics held during the winter, as well
as the winter ball camp that started in
March.
Kennett does have some hopes for
this season.
We had good teams last year, he
said. Every team is different, and their
expectations vary depending on what
they are looking to accomplish (this
year). However, we hope to get lots of
kids to play the game, and that they
enjoy the sport.
The frst, and most important, thing
is that the kids get good exercise. An-
other key for the kids is that they have
fun, learn a new sport, and develop
their skills.
Kennett also mentioned that Strath-
more and District Minor Ball is looking
to get more people involved via the
boards, volunteering, and any other
capacity in which they can help.
There is still space available for
those parents within the area who are
still trying to get their kids registered
to play on a baseball team this sea-
son. To register your kids, please go to
www.strathmorebaseball.com, and fol-
low the instructions listed on the home
page.
Strathmore
Minor Baseball
gets ready for
2013 season
apri l 1 2 , 2 0 1 3
sports
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The Wheatland Athletics Association hosted their annual
3 on 3 tournament this past weekend at the Strathmore
Family Centre.
Mario Prusina Photos
Saturday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m.
Supper at 5:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the opening
of our new Hall!
Everyone welcome!
We are located on the north side of town, next to
the ball diamonds and campgrounds.
Hall available for bookings.
Call Jayde 403-901-7242
ANNUAL
GENERAL
MEETING
The Strathmore & District
Curling Club is holding its
Annual General Meeting on
April 17, 2013
7:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Jerry Flaws
Girls Rugby Coach
Rugby season is set to begin this
week at Strathmore High School (SHS).
The weather may not be cooperating
but the Spartans will begin practicing
outside this week in preparation for
this weekends home tournament.
The Spartans have been practicing
indoors since mid-March because the
feld was still covered in snow. Now
that the snow is gone we can start
teaching the game of rugby. Until now
the focus has been on individual skills
and conditioning. You need to practice
game play so the new players can learn
the game. Even then most players dont
fgure it out until they have played a
game.
The boys rugby team looks to im-
prove on last years placing. The coach-
es have been working hard to round up
players.
Many of the boys have played for
the Spartans before and the Grade 10s
have played for Crowther Memorial Jr.
High.
The girls team is also looking to im-
prove on last years placing. The girls
only lost two players from last years
squad and replaced them with 10 ath-
letes in Grade 10. The Spartans will
rely on the leadership of third year
players and second year captains Jenna
Gigantelli and Alecia DeMott. These
girls have been great role models to the
younger players and played at the High
School provincials two years ago. With
veteran leadership and very strong sec-
ond year players, the rookies should be
able to learn the game at a little bit of a
slower pace then in years past. In Rug-
by you can overcome lack of knowl-
edge with hard work and athleticism.
The grade 10s are full of both so they
will be impact players as the year pro-
gresses.
This weekends tournament, held on
April 13, is meant to be an icebreak-
er for many of the new players. The
rules have been modifed to increase
safety and allow the players to learn
the game. The Spartan teams will each
play three 30-minute games, with the
last game being played with no modif-
cations to the rules. The sport of rug-
by only allows U19 players to play 90
minutes of rugby a day so the games
are going to seem short compared to
a normal game, which has two 30-min-
ute halves. The Lady Spartans will get
a bit of a head start by playing an ex-
hibition game against West Island Col-
lege in McMahon Stadium on Thursday,
April 11.
Rugby season
gets underway this week
Mario Prusina
Times Editor
The Wheatland Athletics Association
(WAA) offcially closed out the 2012-
2013 season with their annual three-on-
three hockey tournament April 4, 6 & 7
at the Strathmore Family Centre.
Upcoming atom, peewee and ban-
tam-aged players from the WAA draw
area took part in the fun tournament,
which introduced the players to the as-
sociation.
Its a chance for us to expose our
program to the minor hockey systems
we draw from, to bring them in for a
fun event, said WAA president Sandy
Henry. Its an opportunity for those
kids to socialize with kids outside of
their own community, maybe kids they
had to play against all year they now
get to play with some of those kids
on the same team. We want the minor
hockey systems (in the draw area) to
consider us when it is tryout time in
the fall.
According to Henry, the three-on-
three is not an evaluation tournament,
rather a fun weekend versus players
their own age.
Despite being hosted by the WAA, the
tournament is not only for elite level
players, but for teens who want to have
fun on the ice, regardless of skill level.
There is no evaluation involved we
take the registration (forms) and try and
divide the kids up into teams as evenly
as we can, said Henry. Its more just
about giving the people a chance to
see who the faces of our organization
are. We do have great board member
involvement at the tournament.
The annual three-on-three tourna-
ment has been in existence since the
early 1990s and is looking to grow in
the future.
With the current format, there is a lot
of open ice, which makes for some fun
and exciting hockey to watch.
According to Henry, 112 players took
part in the tournament, which is about
a dozen more kids than last year.
Fun weekend
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WALKER,
Travis Richard
Oct. 11, 1975 April 4, 2013
After a long and courageous fght
with repeated health issues, Travis succumbed
to cancer and passed away peacefully at home
with his mom and their dog, Shamus, by his
side. He will be lovingly remembered by his
mother Lynn; his sister Taya; his father Rick; as
well as his aunts, uncles and cousins, and his
many friends. Travis was an outdoor enthusiast
who lived for hunting and fshing. His motto was
Ride it til the wheels fall off, which he most
certainly did. He will be sadly missed by those
who knew and loved him. Funeral services will
be held on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Hope
Community Covenant Church (245 Brent Blvd,
Strathmore) at 2:00 p.m. A huge thank you
goes out to the Strathmore Home Care and
Rural Palliative Care teams, especially Shelley
and Leanne. In lieu of fowers, donations may
be made directly to the Crohns and Colitis
Foundation of Canada (3100, 246 Stewart
Green SW, Calgary, AB, T3H 3C8) or to the
Alberta Cancer Foundation (1331, 29 St NW,
Calgary, AB, T2N 4N2). To send condolences,
please visit www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.
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CLARK,
Joan Eileen
July 9, 1936 - March 30, 2013
Joan Eileen Clark (nee Fletcher),
wife of Albert, left us here on earth on March
30 to begin her walk in eternity with her Savior
and to be with her loved ones who have gone
on before.
Joan was predeceased by her father and
mother, Jim and Eva Fletcher, and her sister
Lois Flynn. She is survived by and will be truly
missed by her husband, Albert and daughters
Becky Smith (Andy) and her children Barbara
Sharpe (Ash) and Nelson; Millie Whitechurch
(Doug) and her children Candace Ashton
(Dave), Chrisolot and Katsina; and Lois Klassen
(Ralph) and her children David and Laura. Joan
is also missed by great-grandchildren Hailey
and Tristan Sharpe, and sister Ruth Nielsen and
brother Lorne, as well as numerous nieces,
nephews, and cousins.
Joan was born in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
on July 9, 1936. She had a happy childhood
growing up in Ravenscrag, Saskatchewan,
where she received her education in a one
roomed school. Being raised in a devout
Christian home, her fondest childhood
memories were of going to bible camp in
Cypress Park. In the 1950s Joan moved to
Calgary, where she had an eventful life at a
number of careers. Joan moved to Lethbridge
in 1959, where she met and won the heart of
Albert. In 1962, Albert, Joan, Becky, and Millie
moved to Rosebud, and this became her home
until she retired to Drumheller in 1997.
Joans love of her children, grandchildren, and
great-grandchildren was profound, each one
holding a special place in her heart. She will
be remembered for her devotion to her family
and her fellow man, volunteering at church
and other places, always putting others before
herself. Whether Joan was catering an event,
playing the organ in church, or entertaining
family and friends, she did so without
reservation and wholeheartedly. Joan will be
greatly missed by all who knew her.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, April
12, 2013 at 2 pm at the Rosebud Church,
Rosebud, Alberta. Pastors Michael Fletcher and
Ray Wall offciating. Donations can be made to:
World Vision, P.O. Box 1000 STN Streetsville,
Mississauga, Ont. L5M 9Z9. Courtney-Winters
Funeral Home and Cremation Services in
care of arrangements, 199 2nd Street, W.
Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0, 403-823-2666 www.
courtneywintersfuneralhome.ca.
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
To everyone I have had the pleasure of
working with at WID, my family and to all
who attended my retirement celebration; to
Melissa, Heather, Phyllis, Kim, Ellen and
everyone who had a hand in organizing such
a fantastic event; to Brian for being MC; to
Sarah for being the photographer; to the
WID Board and Management both past and
present. Thanks to 6 very special people we
share our lives with: Sarah, Zach, Lauryn,
Sophie, Jaidyn and Luke for the entertain-
ment. It was a wonderful evening that I will
remember for a long, long time.
Thanks again,
Lucie Montford
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AshAd MukAdAM
Times Contributor
With spring here, and the snow melt-
ing, golf courses around Wheatland
County are gearing up for the 2013 sea-
son.
Strathmore Golf Club
Were always excited at this time of
year, said Strathmore Golf Club Gen-
eral Manager and CPGA Executive Pro-
fessional Brian Bassen. We are dictated
by the weather, but we hope the snow
melts quickly so that we can get going.
The highlight of the 2013 season at
the course is the Strathmore Cup, which
starts May 26 with the Mixed Open. The
Strathmore Cup is made up of tourna-
ments that are held during the spring,
summer, and fall. The tournaments are
open for both members and non-mem-
bers, but eligibility for the Strathmore
Cup is restricted to members and share-
holders.
Points for the Cup are awarded based
on participation in tournaments and
with the club. In total, there are 200
members combined in the Mens and
Womens Leagues.
Bassen also said that the weather will
determine how well this season will go,
but he does have hope for a good year.
We hope for warm spells so that we
can stay open more, he said.
The Club is not without its challenges
beyond the weather, though.
As we are a semi-private club, we
are trying to get the golf players from
Calgary to head out here and play on
our course, Bassen said. We are al-
ways coming up with ideas to get more
people to come from there, such as the
Mens League on Mondays, the Ladies
League on Tuesdays, and we also have
a Seniors Day on Wednesdays.
While many of the people that play at
the Strathmore Golf Course play there
for fun, some do play at the course to
earn their Canadian PGA Tour card.
We do have two golf pros here that
are members of the CPGA, myself and
(Assistant General Manager and CPGA
and CFM Head Professional) Morris
Groves, said Bassen. Some of the kids
that play here also look at golf as a ca-
reer. One of them is Josh Witty, and he
is looking to qualify for his CPGA card
this year.
There will be no CPGA or Alberta
PGA tournaments held at the course
this year, but Bassen said that Strath-
more might be in the running for 2014.
SpearGraSS Golf CourSe
Speargrass Golf Course is getting set
to open up too, as the tarps covering
portions of the course have been re-
moved.
Were pretty excited, and the golf-
ers are getting excited, said Speargrass
Head Professional Jamie Driscoll. We
had a great year last year, and we had
an overwhelming response at the Cal-
gary Golf Show about our rates and
course info.
The course will not host any Cana-
dian or Alberta PGA tournaments this
year, but they will have different tour-
naments at the course, including cor-
porate tournaments. One of the tour-
naments that will be held there is the
Emco HVAC Mens Night that is every
Wednesday starting May 1, as well as
a new mens open in August that has
never been done before.
Driscoll hopes that a lot of people
come out to the course to play some
golf.
The course is in great condition,
he said. We are creating great value,
as we have value days on Mondays and
Wednesdays, plus we lowered our rates
to allow for those who are driving to
the course from Calgary. We need to
help those that work, and we have a
help family concept.
Among the specials that the course is
hoping will entice people to come out
is an After Three Special, which allows
people who come by the course after
3 p.m. to have a discounted per round
rate of $42 for weekdays, and $49 on
weekends. They also have a value pass
of $199 for fve rounds that can be used
on any day except for Wednesdays. The
course also will have a special that al-
lows children under 16 to play free af-
ter 3 p.m.
Speargrass does have some hopes for
the season.
We hope to see an increase in our
rounds, and have a normal weather
year, Driscoll said. We also have space
available, so if people want to book
rounds, they can do so.
Local golf courses getting
ready for 2013 season
JeTS held a Spring Break Camp at Wheatland elemen-
tary school from April 1 to 5. it was a multi-sports camp,
with the kids practicing two different sports per day. ON
the last day the kids switched to a different sport every
30 minutes, playing everything from indoor ringette, in-
door soccer, basketball and foor hockey. it was a half
day camp and was held with the intent of keeping the
kids active while having fun.
JETS camp keeps kids active
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or #5015. meet local single
ladies. 1-877-804-5381.
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waiver. (24 hour record
check). divorce? Simple.
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covery? alberta collection
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300 Pcs of 2x12 spruce
Some 12 feet long $12 each
Some 14 feet long $13 each
Some 16 feet long $14 each
10 Pc 2x6 and 2x8 Pressure treated lumber
different length with different prices
500 box Wood 6x20x24 at $2.50 a Box
of Firewood or Camping Wood
50 Rubbermaid containers (68 litres) full with
wood including container with cover for $10
each
500 Pcs of 1 3/4 styrofoam Panel
20 wide x 64 long for $4 a piece.
500 Pcs 20 long 10M Rebar at $7.25 each
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403-901-0783
meier - 2 daY classic car
& truck auction. Saturday &
Sunday, may 4 & 5, 11 a.m.
Both days. 6016 - 72a ave.,
edmonton. 150 classics.
consign today, call 780-
440-1860.

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this newspaper nOW for de-
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ext. 228.

cOllectOr car auctiOn.
3rd annual edmonton motor
Show classic car auction.
april 19 - 21. edmonton
expo centre. Over 75,000
spectators. consign today.
1-888-296-0528 ext. 102;
egauctions.com.

75 QuarterS land, Oyen,
alberta - ritchie Bros un-
reserved auction. 1HQ, 30
Parcels Farmland, 6 Parcels
grazing lease, $37,300
Surface lease revenue.
Jerry Hodge 780-706-6652;
rbauction.com/realestate.

Bud HaYneS antique auc-
tion. Saturday, april 20 at
11 a.m., red deer. estate
laurie alho of lethbridge.
Over 40 radios, furniture &
furnishings. Phone 403-
347-5855; www.budhayne-
sauctions.com.
auctions
For Sale. red anguS and
Black anguS bulls. Year-
lings and 2 year olds. Semen
tested and delivered. mardy
Skibsted 403-934-2571.
Wedding dreSS neW sz
14 purchased from ethos
calgary- wedding cancelled-
dress never taken out of
garment bag- must be seen
$300.00 call 403-590-0795.
guitarS FOr Sale - epiph-
one (gibson) Hummingbird
acoustic) guitar, epiphone
dot studio semi-hollow
electric guitar. includes hard
cases. mint condition. $250
each. Firm. 403 983-1966.
for sale
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the inalienable heritage of
all gods creatures. next to
the gift of His own Son, one
of the most precious of all
His gifts to the human race.
By: rev. John Palon clda.
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swers call now 24/7 toll Free
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money - now? if you own a
home or real estate, alpine
credits will lend you money
- its that simple. 1-877-
486-2161.
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Saturday April 27, 2013 @ 9:00 AM
DeWinton Community Hall
DeWinton, Alberta - South of Calgary
Horse Related, Collector Dolls, Carriages,
Clocks, Crocks, Pottery, Artwork, Pictures,
Lamps, Lanterns, Toys, Handbags, Jewelry,
Holiday Giftware, Glassware, Brass Ornaments,
Lawn Ornaments, Implement Seats, Taxidermy,
Furniture, and Huge Selection of Collectibles.
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Saturday, April 13 at 3:00 p.m.


Supper at 5:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the opening
of our new Hall!
Everyone welcome!
We are located on the north side of town, next to
the ball diamonds and campgrounds.
Hall available for bookings.
Call Jayde 403-901-7242
annual market
Saturday,
april 20
10 am - 2 pm
Strathmore Civic Centre
For more information call 403-901-0477
www.strathmorefarmersmarket.ca
Come do your Pre-Mothers Day
Shopping at the Market.
Flowers will be given out
to the First 50 Moms.
Food or Cash Donations will be
accepted at the Door.
Table Spaces are still available
for this Market.
Strathmore United Church
THRIFT
SALE
April
18, 19 & 20
Thurs 9am - 8pm
Friday 9 am - 8 pm
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Saturday 9am - 1pm
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Town of
STraThmore Where Quality of Life is A Way of Life
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CONCESSION
AND KITCHEN SUPERVISOR AT:
1. Civic Centre (Community Hall)
2. Family Centre (Twin Ice Arena)
A Sealed request for proposals for Concession and Kitchen Supervisor will be accepted
at the Town of Strathmore, 680 Westchester Road marked Concession and Kitchen
Supervisor Request for Proposal prior to noon on April 30, 2013.
Public Opening will take place in the Town of Strathmore Council Chambers on April
30, 2013 at 12:05 pm.
The Town of Strathmore reserves the right to place weight on references and past
history.
Proponents shall provide a contract price based on monthly payments over the period
of the contract. The offered contract period is 12 calendar months commencing June 1,
2013 and upon agreement of both parties, the contract may be extended by Administra-
tion for a period totalling not more than one (1) additional year.
Faxed or emailed proposals will not be accepted.
GST is to be indicated separately.
This Request for Proposals is an invitation to treat and not an offer capable of accep-
tance by performance.
A facilities tour will be held on April 13, 2013 at 1:00 pm beginning at the Town Of-
fce. All interested parties must attend the tour to be eligible to submit a proposal.
RFP packages can be picked up at the Town Offce at:
680 Westchester Road
Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1J1
Between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.
For further information please call:
Linda Nelson, Deputy CAO Town of Strathmore
Phone: (403) 934-3133
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those contacted will be granted
an interview.
tenders
HIRING - F.T. Server $9.75/
hr no experience required,
will train. F.T. Kitchen Helper
at the Roadhouse Restau-
rant - $11.30/hr experience
preferred, but will train. F.T.
Cook $13.61/hr 3-5 years
experience required. Mail
resume to: 510 Hwy #1
Strathmore AB T1P1M6.
TODDLE INN DAYCARE -
Positions available at the
day care. Requirements:
criminal record check, frst
aid and a level in child care.
Forward resumes: fax: 403
901-6265 or email: toddle-
in@telus.net.
help wanted
CENTRAL PEACE NATURAL
Gas Co-op Ltd. requires full-
time Gas Utility Operator.
Experience, safety tickets
an asset. Clean valid drivers
licence required. Forward
resume: cpngc@telusplanet.
net. Fax 780-864-2044.
Mail: Box 119, Spirit River,
T0H 3G0.
FLAGSTAFF COUNTY, Sedge-
wick, Alberta requires a full-
time Grader Operator. Fax/
email resume by 11 a.m.,
April 15/13. Attention: Gary
Longhe 780-390-0310
(cell); 780-384-3635 (fax).
Email: glonghe@fagstaff.
ab.ca.
PYRAMID CORPORATION is
now hiring! Instrument Tech-
nicians and Electricians for
various sites across Alberta.
Send resume to: hr@pyra-
midcorporation.com or fax
780-955-HIRE.
BINDERY OPERATOR for
Muller Saddle Stitcher,
Kansa Inserter. Experience
preferred. Willing to train the
right candidate. Full-time. Up
to $23/hour. Benefts. Email:
hr@starpress.ca. Wain-
wright, Alberta.
help wanted
Hiring a
LUBE
TECHNICIAN
Monday - Friday, 8 - 5 pm
Rotating Saturdays
Apply in person or email:
joanne@byronsmithford.com
Cattleland Feedyards Ltd. requires an Accounting
Clerk responsible for the performance of a variety of
duties from AP/AR and General Ledger to front desk
customer service. Responsibilities will include; fling,
deposits, coding and entering, verifying and recon-
ciling transactions, payroll preparation, purchase
orders, cheques, invoices, bank statements and
other related clerical duties. Experience in Quick
Books and Microsoft Offce.
Cattleland offers a competitive salary
package&benefts.
karen@cattleland.ca
403-934-4594 fax
Accounting clerk
Temporary
call cenTre clerks
Applicants needed with strong telephone
skills that can effciently take customer
orders. Fast paced friendly environment.
Strong typing skills and
computer experience an asset.
Please forward resumes to:
eagle lake Turf farms lTd.
aTTn: call cenTre
Email: cathy@eaglelaketurf.com
Fax: 403-934-6813
Tankers Transfer Services
requires
Full Time Driver for local area
Qualifcations:
Valid Class 1 Drivers license and over
25 years of age
Experience hauling dangerous goods
in oilfeld environment
H2S, WHMIS, TDG & First Aid
Ability to work in a changing environment
Ability to be fexible with assignments
and workload
Ability to perform light mechanical
duties
Tankers Transfer Services offers com-
petitive wages, bonuses and medical
program. Applicants must provide a 5
year drivers abstract.
Please fax resumes to 403-934-9643.
Email resumes: info@duncanventures.ca
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION LABOURER
Work outside for the summer! Full-time team
player positions 5-6 days a week.
Tasks include digging, planting, laying sod,
and assisting with the install of irrigation
systems and paving stone patios.
Must have a clean and valid drivers
license and a vehicle to get to the shop
located west of Strathmore.
Please send resumes to landscapeplus1@
yahoo.ca or fax 403 934 6207
now accepting
applications
Send resumes to:
sby5019strathmore@sobeys.com
or fax 403.934.4540
Solid Rock Products Inc. is
looking to fll 3 openings at
its Rockyford Gravel Pit.
Qualifed applicants must possess
Heavy Equipment Operating
experience, mechanical aptitude,
and willing to work long hours.
Please submit resume along with
references to Wes Markus via email.
wesmarkus@solidrockproducts.ca
Stella-Jones Canada Inc.
is seeking applicants for
Temporary
offICe help
its Carseland Operations.
This position would run April
to mid September.
Computer experience is a must
for this dynamic position.
Please fax resumes to 403-934-5880 or
email to idunsbergen@stella-jones.com
Only successful candidates will be
contacted for an interview
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SERVICE MECHANICS responsible for performing routine mechanical and preventative maintenance
duties in the inspection, maintenance and repair of construction, utility, forestry and rail equipment.
Previous heavy duty or agricultural mechanic experience required. Positions will be located in Fort
McMurray, Grande Prairie, Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary, AB. Te wage range is $27.00/hr. - $52.00/hr.
RESIDENT FIELDMECHANIC responsible for the repair and maintenance of construction and forestry
based equipment and attachments. Positions will be located in Brooks/Hanna, Bonnyville/Cold Lake,
Drayton Valley, Edson, Whitecourt, Peace River, High Prairie, AB and Yellowknife, NWT.
HDDFIELDMECHANIC dedicated to Horizontal Directional Drilling, this position is responsible for
the repair and maintenance of the Ditch Witch product lines. Position will be located in Edmonton, AB.
FOREMEN responsible for scheduling and supervising the work of Service Mechanics to repair and
maintain construction equipment and attachments. Previous leadership and mechanical experience in a
heavy equipment environment is considered an asset. Positions will be located in Calgary, Edmonton and
Grande Prairie, AB.
Applicants will require a minimum of 3 to 5 years experience and wages vary depending
on qualifcations and experience. Premiums are available for shif and feld work.
Please visit www.brandtjobs.com to apply for a career
opportunity or call (306) 791-8923 for more information.
BRANDT is hiring for the following full-time permanent positions:
SERVICE MECHANICS responsible for performing routine mechanical and preventative maintenance duties
in the inspection, maintenance and repair of construction, utility, forestry and rail equipment. Previous heavy
duty or agricultural mechanic experience required. Positions will be located in Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie,
Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary, AB. Te wage range is $27.00/hr. - $52.00/hr.
RESIDENT FIELDMECHANIC responsible for the repair and maintenance of construction and forestry
based equipment and attachments. Positions will be located in Brooks/Hanna, Bonnyville/Cold Lake, Drayton
Valley, Edson, Whitecourt, Peace River, High Prairie, AB and Yellowknife, NWT.
HDDFIELDMECHANIC dedicated to Horizontal Directional Drilling, this position is responsible for the
repair and maintenance of the Ditch Witch product lines. Position will be located in Edmonton, AB.
FOREMEN responsible for scheduling and supervising the work of Service Mechanics to repair and maintain
construction equipment and attachments. Previous leadership and mechanical experience in a heavy equipment
environment is considered an asset. Positions will be located in Calgary, Edmonton and Grande Prairie, AB.
Applicants will require a minimumof 3 to 5 years experience and wages vary depending on qualifcations and
experience. Premiums are available for shif and feld work.
Please visit www.brandtjobs.com to apply for a career
opportunity or call (306) 791-8923 for more information.
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Ensign International is looking for Drillers,
Night Tour Pushes, and Rig Managers.
If you are interested in attending one of our
information sessions to hear about our global
opportunities Call 1-888-367-4460 to book
into a session near you!
Ensign International is looking for Drillers,
Night Tour Pushes, and Rig Managers.
If you are interested in attending one of our information
sessions to hear about our global opportunities
Call 1-888-367-4460 to book into a session near you!
MILLWRIGHT AND MACHIN-
IST Program combined. 16
week course gives entry
level skills. Write 1st period
millwright and/or machinist
apprenticeship exam. GPRC
Grande Prairie Campus,
1-888-539-4774; www.
gprc.ab.ca.
$100 - $400 CASH DAILY
for landscaping work! Com-
petitive, energetic, honesty
a must; PropertyStarsJobs.
com.
16 WEEKS TO WELDER
1st Year Apprentice! GPRC
Grande Prairie and Fairview
Campuses. 12 weeks theory,
4 weeks practicum. On-
campus residences. 1-888-
999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/
fairview.
EXCLUSIVE FINNING/Cat-
erpillar Mechanic training.
GPRC Fairview Campus.
High school diploma. $1000.
entrance scholarship. Paid
practicum with Finning. Write
apprenticeship exams. On-
campus residences. 1-888-
999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/
fairview.
JOURNALISTS, Graphic Art-
ists, Marketing and more.
Albertas weekly newspapers
are looking for people like
you. Post your resume online.
Free. Visit: www.awna.com/
resumes_add.php.

FULL-TIME MEAT MANAGER
required at Sobeys in Olds,
Alberta. 40 hours per week.
Benefts. Fax resume to
1-403-556-8652.
NOW LOCATED in Drayton
Valley. BREKKAAS Vacuum &
Tank Ltd. Wanted Class 1 & 3
Drivers, Super Heater Opera-
tors with all valid tickets. Top
wages, excellent benefts.
Please forward resume to:
Email: dv@brekkaas.com.
Phone 780-621-3953. Fax
780-621-3959.
ALL ROUND EMPLOYEE re-
quired for tavern and cooking
in small town friendly hotel.
Full-time, room included. Call
Marg 403-857-9134.
ATTENTION SEMI OPERA-
TORS! Looking to downsize?
Haul RVs from USA to west-
ern Canada! 5-6 day round
trip. Looking for 1 ton O/O &
3 ton drivers. 1-866-736-
6483; www.speedwaymov-
ingsystems.com.
NEWCART CONTRACTING
LTD. is hiring for the up-
coming turnaround season.
Journeyman/Apprenti ce;
Pipeftters; Welders; Boiler-
makers; Riggers. Also: Qual-
ity Control; Towers; Skilled
Mechanical Labourer; Welder
Helpers. Email: resumes@
newcartcontracting.com. Fax
1-403-729-2396. Email all
safety and trade tickets.
help wanted
help wanted
help wanted help wanted
PLAYSCHOOL TEACHERS
REQUIRED. The Chestermere
Community Playschool is
seeking two creative, car-
ing, and enthusiastic child
development professionals
to fll open positions on our
teaching team. Apply to
privacyoffcer@chestermer-
eplayschool.com.
WHITE CORNER PROFES-
SIONAL CLEANING INC.
Early morning cleaners, 2
positions available. Contact
Lorinda 403-901-5958.
DO BUSINESS in Yukon!
1,831 sq. ft. prime ground
foor retail space on the Main
Street in Whitehorse, Yukon,
next to Starbucks. For foor-
plan/photos, call 1-867-
333-9966.
Business Opp
NOW HIRING - F.T. at the
Strathmore Station - Kitch-
en Helpers 11.30/hr expe-
rience preferred, but will
train. F.T. Cook $13.61/hr
3-5 years experience re-
quired. Mail resume to 380
Ridge Road, Strathmore, AB
T1P 1B5 or Fax 403-934-
9390 or Email: strathmores-
tation@gmail.com.
Emerald Management &
Realty Ltd. requires a RESI-
DENT MANAGERS for sev-
eral residential buildings
with an earning potential of
up to $1700/month. Please
contact Wendy for further
inquiries at 403-237-8600
or submit your resumes via
fax to 403-290-1530, atten-
tion Wendy.
help wanted
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ChInOOK II
Condo living! a won-
derful two bdrm adult
lifestyle unit. $950.00,
2 appl, , parking inc.,
coin laundry in bldg,
cable/electricity extra.
no pets. Call luella at
403-934-5731 or em-
erald Management &
realty ltd. at 403-237-
8811.
#8 westMOUnt drIVe
newly renovated! 2
bdrm, 1 bath town-
house w/balcony, w/d
& parking. rent $1,100
plus utilities. located
across from park, near
westmount school. no
pets. Call luella at 403-
934-5731 or emerald
Management & realty
ltd. at 403-237-8811.
#19 westMOUnt drIVe
newly renovated! 2
bdrm, 1 bath town-
house w/private fenced
south facing yard &
patio, w/d & park-
ing. rent $1,150 plus
utilities. located near
westmount school. no
pets. Call luella at 403-
934-5731 or emerald
Management & realty
ltd. at 403-237-8811.
Canyon Creek
403.934.2001
www.strathmorerealty.ca
Tina Scott
Associate Broker
403-901-5388 cell
We Have You... on the Move
104 3rd Avenue, Strathmore
The Old Home Hardware Building
CHEADLE
33.5 acres situated 1.5k south of
TransCanada on Range Rd 261 just east of
Cheadle. Rolling grass landscape with huge
pond. 1582 sq. ft fully developed bungalow.
Considerable subdivision potential. Quick
possession. $649,500. MLS#C3554759
GRANDE PRAIRIE Regional
College Collaborative De-
gree Programs in Nursing,
Computing and Education.
Complete on Grande Prairie
campus. Small class sizes.
Excellent instructors caring
about you and your future,
small town atmosphere with
city amenities. Or start your
chosen degree in Engineer-
ing, Fine Arts, Music, Arts,
Business or Commerce -
great transition from high
school to university. 1-888-
539-2911; www.gprc.ab.ca.
COMPUTING CAREER =
Great Career. Study comput-
er technology programs at
GPRC, Grande Prairie cam-
pus. Novice to expert. Circuit
design and robotics lab,
data communications and
networking lab. Diploma/
University transfer. 1-888-
539-4774; www.gprc.ab.ca.
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION
rated #2 for work-at-home.
Train with the top-rated ac-
credited school in Canada.
Financing and student loans
available. Contact CanScribe
today at 1-800-466-1535;
www.canscribe.com
traInIng
COMMERCIAL BEEKEEPING
Certifcate Program. GPRC
Fairview Campus. Extensive
study of beekeeping, queen
rearing, and honey busi-
ness. Paid work experience.
Affordable on-campus resi-
dences. 1-888-999-7882;
www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.
landsCapIng
& gardenIng
TWO WHEELIN EXCITE-
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Campus, Alberta. Hands-on
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and 2nd period Apprentice-
ship exam. 1-888-999-
7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/
fairview.
THE ONE - THE ONLY - The
One and Only in Canada!
Only Authorized Harley Da-
vidson Technician Program
at GPRC Fairview Campus.
On-campus residences.
1-888-999-7882; www.
gprc.ab.ca/fairview.
MOtOrCyCles
real estate
Sharons
Doggie Dos
Professional All Breed
Dog grooming.
Strathmore.
20 years experience.
Reasonable Rates &
Calm Environment.
Sharon 403-934-3824
pets
Help Wanted
APPOINTMENT
COORDINATOR
Flexible Hours,
Ideal Working Conditions
Call Leslie Barna or Gord Jones
at 403-934-2100 or email:
Leslie@byronsmithford.com
Looking for an energetic person with agricultural
background in the cattle industry. Attention to
detail and accuracy is important as responsible
for entering into a computer program daily feedlot
activities related to cattle, feedlot, health and cattle
settlements. Accounting experience would
an asset but not critical.
Cattleland offers a competitive salary
package&benefts.
karen@cattleland.ca
403-934-4594 fax
Cattle administrator
Part Time
Front Desk &
Housekeeping
required
Apply at
LeRoys
Motor Inn
403-934-3545
Now taking applications for
F/T employment.
Competive wages.
Drivers license is required.
Email resumes to: justkuz@telus.net
or fax: 403-934-4175
still hiring
Custom feedlot & farming
operation looking
for full-time employees
Competitive wages including O.T
and other Benefts.
Valid drivers licence and a good
attitude a must. High school
diploma an asset.
Send resumes to:
namaka farms inC.
Box 2409, Strathmore, AB T1P 1K3
Fax (403) 934-6133
PUBLIC WORKS OPERATOR II
Competition No. TOS2013-04
The Town of Strathmore is a vibrant and progressive community of 13,000 people, located on
the Trans Canada Highway 40 km. East of Calgary. We are looking for a dynamic and highly
motivated individual to join the public works team. Reporting to the Operations Manager of
Public Works, the Operator II is responsible to operate a variety of light/heavy equipment in
completing tasks related to, but not limited to roads, utilities, parks, etc. The Town of Strathmore
is an employer offering growth, a supportive and entrepreneurial environment, and opportunity
to succeed. We endeavour to be leaders in municipal sustainability, and encourage our employ-
ees to help us achieve excellence.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Operateavarietyoflightand/orheavyequipment
Maintainsidewalks,curbs,gutters,pedestrianwalkwaysandroadwaysincludingwinter
snow plowing/removal
Repairandreplacestreetsignage
Undertakeafter-hoursstandbyandcall-outdutiesonarotationalschedule
Otherresponsibilitiesasassigned
Qualifcations and Skills
MusthaveaminimumofGrade12education
FirstAidCertifcate
Experienceusingavarietyofvehicles,lightandheavyequipmentincludinghandand
power tools, tandem trucks, graders, wheel loaders and/or other equipment
MustpossessandmaintainavalidAlbertaClass3OperatorsLicensewithQendorsement
Abilitytocommunicateandworkeffectivelyaspartofateamandindependentlyfrom
time to time , with minimal supervision
Experience: Working knowledge of all seasonal road maintenance activities. Experience on
Graderwillbeconsideredadefniteasset.
Salary: TheTownofStrathmoreoffersacomprehensivebeneftspackage,whichincludesthe
LocalAuthoritiesPensionPlan,andHealth&WellnessBeneft.Salarytocommensuratebased
on experience.
ApplicantswillbesubjecttoaCriminalRecordsCheckandmustprovideacurrentAlberta
Drivers abstract.
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career opportunity, please forward your
resume to:
Shannon Cuff, HR Coordinator
Town of Strathmore
680WestchesterRoad,Strathmore,ABT1P1J1
Phone:(403)934-3133Fax:(403)934-4713
Email: opportunities@strathmore.ca
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CompetitionclosesApril30,2012.
Town of STraThmore
Where Quality of Life is A Way of Life
Village of Rockyford
Summer Temporary
Employment
Village of Rockyford is now accepting
resumes for summer employment
with the Village.
Job Criteria
Must be available 40 hrs/week
Must be able to drive tractor and do
equipment maintenance
Must have a valid drivers license
Wage negotiable upon experience
Deadline for Applications
closing April 15, 2013
Please apply with resume at the
Village Offce
or fax to (403) 533-3744.
Strathmore Walmart
now recruiting
OVERNIGHT
STOCKERS &
IN-STOCK
Apply in person at the
Customer Service Desk
help wanted
WANTED - Water & Vacuum
Truck Operators. Class 3
w/Q-endorsement, H2S, First
Aid, PST, CSTS. Mechanically
inclined. Day-rate benefts.
Fax 403-934-3487. Email:
reception@mjswaterhaul-
ing.com.
POSITIONS REQUIRED for
new outdoor aquatic centre
in Spirit River, Alberta. Pool
Manager, Lifeguards; http://
townofspiritriver.ca. Contact
Bonnie at 780-864-3998.
requires an Office AdministrAtOr
Reporting to General Manager, you will be a key
member of the operations team with broad scope
of responsibilities that will help drive the success
of our company and exceed the expectations of our
customers.
Key responsibilities will include:
customer service
Receiveandrespondtocustomerquestionsand
service issues
Bookkeeping
Processcustomerinvoicesandaccountsreceiv-
ables
Processaccountspayable,includingelectronic
payments
Administratepayrollandelectronicpayments
Offce Administration
Typecorrespondence,datainput
Orderoffcesupplies
Maintaincompanypolicymanualsandprepare
jobsite manuals
Performgeneralclericaldutiestoincludingphoto-
copying,faxing,mailing,andfling
the skills that make you an ideal candidate
are:
Apassionforexcellenceincustomerserviceand
advocacy with a can-do attitude.
Skilfulatpresentingyourselfandyourideasto
internal and external stakeholders.
Aminimumoftwoyearsofworkexperienceina
businessadministration/offcemanagementrole.
Post-secondaryeducationispreferred,butnot
mandatory
MicrosoftOffce,QuickBooksprofcient
Howtoapply:Pleasereplywithresumeandcover
letter with salary expectations to: Chuck Weissig
email: charles@whitecornercleaning.ca,
fax:403-934-5248
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#25 WESTMOUNT DRIVE
2 bdrm, 1 bath
townhouse w/park-
ing & W/D hookups.
Coin laundry in com-
plex . Rent $995 plus
utilities.. Located near
Westmount school. No
pets. Call Luella at 403-
934-5731 or Emerald
Management & Realty
Ltd. at 403-237-8811.
CHINOOK III. 1 bdrm $800/
mth or 2 bdrm for $900/mo
+DD required. Heat & water
included. No pets. Call Keli
403-324-2944.
SpaCIOuS 2 beDrOOm
CONDO fOr reNt at Lam-
bert VILLage. Wheelchair
accessible throughout.
Comes with washer, dryer
& freezer. Wood working
room for the handyman is
always open. Large foyer for
morning coffee & visiting.
asking $1000.00 monthly.
Days 403-259-3793 ask
for elisa, evenings 403-
934-9200.
www.StrathmoreTimes.com
SpaCIOuS 1St fLOOr 2
bDrm apartmeNt in Crys-
tal ridge Cove, N/S, N/p,
adult building. 4 appliances.
$850/mth + $850 S.D. +
utilities. Call 403-934-4769.
RENTaLS
Professional
Offce Space
available
immediately.

1200 +/- sqft.
located on
3
rd
st and 3
rd
ave
in Strathmore.
call
403-901-2727
for further info.
Available April 1
Own bedroom shared bathroom,
kitchen & laundry. N/S, N/P,
No drinkers or partiers.
$550/mt + DD.
Call 934-7741
LOT 6
CANAL CROSSING
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL LOT
FOR SALE
(ZONED M-1)
16.18 ACRES (APPROX.)
LOT 7
CANAL CROSSING
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL LOT
FOR SALE
(ZONED M-1)
2.00 ACRES (APPROX.)
LOT 8
CANAL CROSSING
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL LOT
FOR SALE
(ZONED M-1)
1.50 ACRES (APPROX.)
LOT 9
CANAL CROSSING
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL LOT
FOR SALE
(ZONED M-1)
1.20 ACRES (APPROX.)
LOT 10
CANAL CROSSING
LIGHT INDUSTRIAL LOT
FOR SALE
(ZONED M-1)
2.82 ACRES (APPROX.)
CANAL CROSSING
(AVAILABLE EARLY SPRING 2013)
CONTACT
JOHN
403-852-0074
john@gh-a.com
Call
lorna
Phibbs
403-874-7660
to buy
or sell!
106 - 304 - 3rd Ave.,
Strathmore
lorna@lornaphibbs.com
www.lornaphibbs.com
Associate Broker
32 Years Experience
LIFESTYLE
PLUS! $82,500
OH SO BRIGHT
SPACIOUS KITCHEN
NICELY KEPT HOME
GREAT GATED
COMMUNITY!
call lorna
JUST LISTED!
12.4 Acres, Shop
Fabulous one and
half Storey
East of Strathmore
$379,000
call lorna
call lorna
Custom Designed 5 Bdrm
Home. Over 1500 sq. ft.
Full Walk out
Fully Finished Professionally!!
GRAND POINT
ESTATES
$459,900!
ONLY $274,900
COZY BUNGALOW
GREAT COUNTRY
VIEWS
3 ACRES NEAR
STANDARD
call lorna call lorna
Immaculate Mobile
Land Included
Three Bdrms,
Gyprocked,
Shop or possible
Garage.
$159,900
BRIGHT AND CHEERY
BUNGALOW
HARDWOODS
MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY
CULDESAC LOCATION IN
CAMBRIDGE GL.
NOw
$312,000
call lorna
wONT LAST!!!
$489,000
DOUBLE PINE
LOG HOME
24 X 36 GARAGE
40X56 SHOP
call lorna
Beautiful 1215 Sq. Ft.
Mobile with Atrium
Double Detached
Garage
Great Location!
HERE IT IS!!
$129,900
call lorna
GORGEOUS bLDG
SITE 25.7 ACRES
Minutes to
Strathmore
Trees and Possible
Irrigation
Great Piece of Land!
call lorna
GREAT LOCATION
DOwNTOwN
ON THIRD AVENUE
LEASE OR SELL
ONE BAY
1200 SQ FT.
$249,900
call lorna
LARGE ONE BDRM UNIT ON
THIRD FLOOR IN LAMBERT
VIEWS OF THE SUNRISE,
AND LAKE FROM BALCONY
ENJOY PARTIES, POOL &
WOODWORKING
OPTION TO PURCHASE
SINGLE GARAGE.
LIFESTYLE PLUS!
$143,900
call lorna
Many options on this
parcel of land, 25 min-
utes east of Calgary.
$599,000.
46.56
ACRES
call lorna
OVER 1670 SQ FT.
ON MAIN
MAIN FLOOR FAMILY
ROOM, 3 BDRM,
RV PARKING IN REAR
OVERSIZE SINGLE GARAGE
REALLY, REALLY NICE!
$264,900
call lorna
STEAL THIS
$110,000
Great Location,
Close to Schools,
Garage Too!
call lorna
Nine years new
Townhouses
2Bdrms with 3rd
down.No condo fees
PRICED AT
$179,900
HEY INVESTORS
OR bUYERS
call lorna
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FABULOUS PARK
LIKE SETTING.
JUST SOUTH OF
STRATHMORE.
CUSTOM SPLIT
3 ACRES
$669,000
call lorna
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REaL ESTaTE
Lovely 1-bD/1-batH up-
dated condo in great no pet
30+ complex. $149,900.
#107 43 Westlake Circle
mLS C3532342 Call Karen
Crosby, first place realty
403-680-0424.
fOR SaLE BY OWNER
Custom built home on #72
aspen Creek Way, 1411
sqft with att garage, 2
bdrm, 2.5 baths, open con-
cept foor plan. Gas fre-
place, backing onto canal.
$369,000. Call for viewing.
403-934-4769.
bSmt furNISHeD rOOm
aVaILabLe ImmeDIateLY!
Common area, 3 pc bath,
32 tV, bar frige, microwave.
N/p, mature working tenant
only. $500/mth + $500 S/D.
wif & utilities included. Call
403-921-5082 or 403-983-
2725.
LEaSE
DrIVe-IN baY fOr LeaSe.
600ft2 plus mezzanine, 12
foot entrance door, Separate
bathroom area, former tire
shop/detailing bay, good ac-
cess to Highway #1. perfect
for a mechanic or general
workbay/storage. available
immediately! $700/month
plus common costs. Contact
Shane @ (403) 669-4874.
REaL ESTaTE
REaL ESTaTE
REaL ESTaTE
Large 1 bDrm at $850
includes all utilities, month
to month rental. furnished,
includes dishes & bedding.
N/p, clean and comfortable,
responsible tenants. avail-
able Immediately. Contact:
403-936-5541, 403-615-
5678.
1-2 bDrm baSemeNt
SuIte beautifully fnished
w/ lg maintenance room,
separate entrance & deck
onto fantastic bkyrd. Shared
kitchen/Laundry. Small pets
OK. You wont be sorry! $600
(1 bdrm), $1000 (2 bdrm)
utilities included. DD, Lease
& move-in date negotiable.
Contact 403-901-9295.
1 bDrm, 1 perSON, SemI-
furNISHeD DWeLLINg, utili-
ties included. N/S, N/p. avail-
able april 1. 8km south on
817. $675/month, Security
$675. Call 403-934-4407.
RENTaLS RENTaLS RENTaLS RENTaLS
60x48 WareHOuSe WItH
19x16 OffICe located in
rockyford. $1600/mo + util-
ities. Contact 403-533-3801
or 403-560-6265.
RENTaLS
aVaILabLe maY 1St, tOWN-
HOuSe in green meadow.
4 beds, 2 bath, $1200/
month + D.D, N/S, N/p. Call
403-852-0074.
Debbie Enslen
Welcomes New
and Current Clients
403-852-5923
On the
Move
With You!
You will have to see!!
3 bdrm, 2 storey
with Dbl Detached Garage.
$314,900.
959 sq ft 2 bedroom bungalow
cute and cozy, on 3 Acres just
south of Standard
SO MANY RENOVATIONS
$329,900 MLS C3561805
2000 sqft, Developed living
space, 4 level split, 3 Bedroom,
Oversize Double Garage,
Fully Fenced yard.
New paint, New carpeting, large corner
lot, total 5 bdrms. Fully developed 1300
sq ft bungalow within walking distance
to schools $349,900
LOOKING TO MOVE TO CALGARY?
$274,900
I have qualified
buyers looking for homes
in Strathmore.
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CALL DEBBIE AND
LETS TALK!
403-934-3900
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real eSTaTe
Craig Brassard
Real Estate Associate
403.361.0143
cbrassard@cirrealty.ca
Commercial Listing in
Carseland $424,000
140 Coventry Hills
$438,900
320 Acres
$785,000
SO
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Helping You
Save Money
Kori-Lynn Corbin
Mortgage Specialist
Strathmore & Area
Tel: 403.333.6070 Fax: 403.901.0738
kori-lynn.corbin@rbc.com
Call for an appontment today!
first in mortgages
strathmore
$
6,900 DOWN!
NO QUALIFYING!
STRATHMORE
Three-bedroom
mobile home on
LOT THAT YOU OWN!
Vacant
Nice Condition
$
900 PI/MO
Randy
1-403-880-5582
Randy Wilner - Strathmore Tim
Canyon Creek
403.934.2001
104 3rd Avenue, Strathmore
We Have You... on the Move
SOLD
the sign that sells
Tina
Scott
(403)
901-5388
Glenna
Mitzner
(403)
605-6830
Ross Collins
(403)
934-2001
Nonie Hall
(403)
934-0420
www.strathmorerealty.ca
Dixie
Hartell
(403)
934-2001
www.glennamitzner.com
www.strathmorerealestate.com
www.strathmorerealty.ca
$127,000
Picture Perfect,
Walkout, Pie-
shaped lot, Loaded
with Extras, Move
in Ready
IMMACULATE- 4 BEDROOM ,
FULLY FINISHED WALKOUT, BACK-
ING ONTO GREENSPACE & POND,
MAIN FLOOR DEN- UPGRADES
THROUGHOUT
Wow, Fully finished
Walkout, All the Up-
grades, Backing onto
Green, 4 ndrms, Main
flr Family Rm, The List
goes On...
PICTURE
PERFECT,
OPEN DESIGN
WITH
UPGRADES
WHY RENT ???-
IMMACULATE
3 BEDROOMS-
UPGRADES,
LOCATION PLUS
Hillcrest manor vacant lot
Build your dream home here, architectural controls, backs
onto the canal, incredible view and GST included in the
price. $209,900.
No building commitment!
14 Acre Parcel,
1/2 hr east of
Strathmore along
irrigation ditch.
Perfect place to
build.
1014 sqft. 2+1 bedrooms, cov-
ered deck, double attached
garage, large mature
fenced yard. New roof. Large
double attached garage, large
fenced yard. Quick possession
for this home in Cluny
54 acres in Highway #1 West Area Structure Plan 1/2 mile
of highway frontage. Can be subdivided for general industrial.
Great investment property. Immediate possession.
10 acres witH new Home
on full unspoiled basement. Has large
south facing deck and plenty of room
for outbuildings and maybe a horse!
Located in the hamlet of Makepeace
south east of Hussar.
Community hall in Standard.
Great potential in centre of town
with many possible uses.
Beautiful acreage 20 min east of
Strathmore. Bungalow with
shop,quonsets and bins on 10.5 acres.
vacant lot little Bow
Overlooks the water is close to the boat dock. Serviced
lot ready to build on. Includes Life Lease on boat locker!
$177,000
$649,500
Hillview Walkout
Bi-level, 3 bedrooms,
2 full baths, hard-
wood, ceramic tile,
gas fireplace, granite,
overlooks the tot
park!!
Beautiful four level split back-
ing onto golf course in
Hillview. Large ensuite and
walk in closet, gas fireplace,
finished garage and under-
ground sprinklers.
Bungalow with detached garage on
large,beautiful treed lot in Standard.
Close to all ammenities.
Great family home on quiet cul de
sac. Four bedrooms total,three bath-
rooms, fireplace, vaulted ceilings
double attached garage.
$349,900
$299,000
$469,000
$140,000
$389,900
$375,000
$100,000
carseland 1113sq ft. raised bungalow. New basement development.
3 bed up, one down. 2 baths. Main floor laundry just off huge kitchen. Triple
heated garage. Shows great! Warranty on recent upgrades. Must see at
$279,900
carseland Fully developed split level. Double att. heated garage.
Three bedroom. Two new baths. Huge great room w.
stone fireplace. Family room w. brick fireplace.$269,900
carseland Bargain Older two bedroom home with renos. Refinished
hardwood. New bath. Detached garage. Full basement. $179,900
cHeadle 33.3 acres with 1582 Sq. ft. home. Rolling grass land . Huge
dug-out pond. Excellent subdivision potential. $649,500
mossleigH 1100sq.ft. Bungalow on super insulated basement. Huge lot.
Double garage.Central air. High eff. heat and water. Immediate possession.
Excellent price. $174,900
Cheadle 33.5 acres situat-
ed 1.5k south of TransCanada
on Range Rd 261 just east of
Cheadle. Rolling grass land-
scape with huge pond. 1582
sq. ft fully developed bunga-
low. Considerable subdivision
potential. Quick possession.
114 acres
2 miles north of Strathmore, gas well revenue, only 1/2 mile
of gravel, build your dream home here!
$277,000
$439,900
$397,700
$229,000
$174,900
Huge lot 70x120 backs onto the canal on west end of
Strathmore. Come build your dream home. Has a few trees.
$119,900
$225,000
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A 55+ condominium
community in Strathmore
Early Bird
Discount of
$
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valid until
May 31, 2013
Affordable luxury living
for the active senior.
Sagewood
Villas
Call for an appointment, 403-873-8144 x 210
and visit us at www.hestiahomes.ca
ACT FAST - ONLY 20 UNITS AVAILABLE
2 Canal Side Lots
Hillcrest Manor
9 Walk-outs
60x 142
Your Local Realtors with the Calgary Connection!
MLS# C3548241 MLS# C3554505 MLS# C3556642
MLS# C3548987 MLS# C3534912 MLS# C558996
$424,900 $845,000 $249,900
$164,900 $449,900 $269,900
High River Beauty 33 Acres With 2 Homes Build Your Dream Home Here!
Renod Bungalow Reduced 9.63 Acres of Paradise Easy Drive... 19.7 Acres
Located in Highwood Lake
Former Showhome
3 bdrm & 3 bath
Main house 1972 sqf
Modular Home 1000 sqf
Amazing Greenhouse
Exclusive Hamlet of Nightngale
Flat, Fenced and ready
Drilled Well- good water
3 + 2 bdrm Bungalow w/ bath
Upgrades, New Appl & frng
1 block to the school
1664 sqf
3 bdrm, 2 bath
Dbl at garage
Over 1500 SQ. Ft./3 Bedrooms
Great Renos
Dble. Garage & Sing. Garage
To View Our Listings, go to www.calgarytocountryhomes.ca
Jim & Jody Buckle
403-325-7347
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Light Construction & Garden Equipment Trenching
New & Used Equipment Sales & Service
Lar-Don
RentaLs Ltd.
15 Spruce Lane, Strathmore
Bus: 403-934-3727 Fax: 403-934-3849
Echo Power
Equipment
rental equipment
Marv Poettcker
Your
Painting Pro
Painting since 1975
co-alta Holdings
O 403.901.1137
C 403.880.3299
Specializing in Repainting
(Inside / Outside)
Residential Light Industrial Commercial
painting
huxted
Waste Disposal & Port-A-Potties
Serving Strathmore, Drumheller & Areas
403.934.5605
10B Bayside Place, Strathmore, AB
waste disposal
M&M
Drilling Co. Ltd
Water Well
Drilling
Pump Systems:
Supply, Install & Repair
Water Conditioning
Equipment
403-934-4271
Strathmore
Serving the rural Community
for 58 yearS
water well drilling
Handy Kinda Guy
Painting Plumbing
Small Renovations
Decks & Fences
Bathrooms
Flooring
General Maintenance
Basement Renovations
Call BoB 403-861-7822
general contractors
Professional Directory
Gates
Mechanical
Heavy Duty Diesel MecHanic
Farm Machinery Repair
all Makes & Models
From General Maintenance
to Major Overhauls including A/C
Complete Shop Facilities
Murray 403-934-2675
cell 403-540-8264
Serving the Farming Community Since 1988
heavy duty mechanic
Oasis irrigatiOn
sales & service Ltd
Agricultural Irrigation Sales & Maintenance
403-862-7790 403-361-9895 fax
oasis.irrigation.ltd.@gmail.com
irrigation
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Phinney Phixxers
Push Lawnmower
TUNE-UP
SPECIAL
for $48.
This includes: blade
sharpened, oil change,
new spark plug, air
flter and new pull
rope if needed.
Offer good until
October, 2013
We phix all small engines,
do welding and machining,
or do it yourself with our
new parts.
403-480-1215
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