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Central Alberta Raceway was a busy place last week as concrete was poured for the 700 feet by 30 feet Buist Motors lane of the drag strip on Tuesday and on Thursday the concrete pouring project continued on the Kenzle Ventures lane, completed the first half of the quarter mile drag strip. APN Photo

Concrete work begins on CARS drag strip By Treena Mielke A project in the works for several years at Central Alberta Raceways (CARS) in Rimbey got underway last week. On Sept. 25 concrete was poured for the 700 feet by 30 feet Buist Motors lane of the drag strip. Cement was poured on the Kenzle Ventures lane Sept. 27, which completed the first half of the quarter mile drag strip. Dale Barr, events/sponsorship co-ordinator for CARS,

said the overall cost of the project is estimated at $1 million. Funding has come from a provincial Community Facility Enhancement Program grant, fundraising, municipal, personal and corporate sponsors. Barr said sponsorship for signs, pit parking and the drag strip itself is needed to complete the project. Jeff Makofka, chairman of CARS, said completing the first leg of the drag strip means it could be used for shoot-

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Beebe moves up to take over as assistant CAO for Town of Rimbey By Treena Mielke The office of the assistant CAO for the Town of Rimbey was not empty long before a replacement stepped in, ready, willing and eager to assume her new responsibilities. Melissa Beebe, the former executive assistant to CAO Tony Goode, has taken over as the second in command at the town office, filling a vacancy left by Ryan Maier, who moved to Athabasca as CAO of that community. Beebe, who has been employed by the town since 2003, is looking forward to the challenges of her new position. “I’m a bit nervous,” she said. “It’s definitely a new learning curve stepping into a new role, but I think it will be very interesting.” Beebe enjoys municipal politics and working in

a small town. “This is grassroots politics and it is where changes and progress can happen.” The new assistant CAO plans to be flexible, open and think outside the box to ensure she helps make a “positive difference” in the community. “Moving forward is good, but you need to combine the new with the old.” Originally from Big River, Sask., Beebe lived in Edmonton for several years before moving to the Leedale area. She completed an office administration diploma at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and worked in Edmonton in administration with construction-related companies. She is married to Garry Taylor and the couple has two girls; Jessica, who is in Grade 11 in Rimbey, and Jazmine, who attends Red Deer College.

Council lobbies for seniors housing By Treena Mielke A proposal before the provincial government asking for approval to go ahead with a multi-million dollar aging in place residence for Rimbey could get the green light within a couple of weeks. MLA Joe Anglin, who met with Rimbey town council at its Sept. 24 meeting, said the proposal is in the hands of Municipal Affairs Minister Doug Griffiths. Anglin encouraged the mayor and the council to meet with the minister at the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association annual convention last week in Edmonton. “We have a desperate need for a new facility,” he said. “This one means a lot of me,” he added. “I’m lobbying and I need the mayor and council to get the message out there as well.” Rimoka Housing Foundation chair Paul McLauchlin, who was also in attendance at the meeting with board member Keith Beebe, is confident the proposal will go ahead. “The question is ‘when’ as opposed to ‘if,’” he said. McLauchlin told councillors he wanted to meet with them to garner their input regarding the best possible use for Parkland Manor when the new residence was in place. He said the building is owned by the province, but it is located within the community, and therefore, council needed to be part of the discussions GREAT NEW HOME IN RIMBEY!

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regarding its future. “It’s an older building and will require work, for sure, but we want to be sure everyone is on the same page as far as what happens to it. We need to approach Municipal Affairs as a team.” Mayor Sheldon Ibbotson said council planned to meet with the minister at the AUMA conference. Continued on page 5

Melissa Beebe has taken over as the town’s assistant CAO following a vacancy left by Ryan Maier. It is with gratitude that we Treena Mielke Photo extend a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone in the Rimbey and surrounding communities, who generously donated to the 2012 Ride to Empower for the Global Enrichment Foundation’s RAJO Women’s Literacy School. Your kindness has helped us to exceed our $4,000 fundraising goal, raising a total of just over $6,600! Your support has helped to again to Bentley’s Subway shop empower and change not only for another year of great community spirit: the lives of the Somali women you have provided an educational they helped our Farmers’ Market show our opportunity, but also the lives of Brobdingnagian* gratitude to the 30-plus their families and community. THANK YOU from the bottom of high-octane, hometown high-school semiour hearts!

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“Just playing” wipes away NHL lockout Connie Johnson Sales

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I was married and had a couple of kids before I came to the amazing realization that not everyone sat glued to their television screen every Saturday night watching Hockey Night in Canada. I grew up being fed a steady diet of the Original Six. Dessert was, of course, Foster Hewitt and the Saturday night hockey game. And as winter moaned and groaned and the wind whipped up piles of white fury against the walls on those long ago Saturday nights, me and my brothers and my dad sat snug and warm in our little old house with the magic of our little old TV. What? No Saturday night hockey game? Unthinkable. However, when I left childhood and innocence behind and the little black and white TV got relegated to an antique store somewhere, I learned not everyone invited hockey night in Canada into their living room every Saturday night. The NHL lockout means today’s addicted hockey fans won’t get their fix, but in reality, lots of people out there don’t really care. For them, they have other issues that spell anger and disillusionment. Health care. Job security. Sickness. I pondered these questions the other day as I sat behind my steering wheel looking out my cracked windshield at a day that was deceptively beautiful. How can this perfect kaleidoscope of brilliance

exist when there is so much wrong with the world I ponder. I arrived at my daughter’s house feeling disillusioned and sad and very, very old. He met me at the door. My grandson, the one with hair the color of burnished wheat and Treena Mielke eyes so blue they rival On The Other Side the sky. “Run to the top of the hill with me, grandma,” he said as a greeting. “What?” I replied, thinking, but not saying, “I’m old, tired and disillusioned. I can’t do that.” He looked at me and grinned and I knew that he knew, no matter how old, tired and disillusioned I felt, I would never say no to him. He knew it and I knew it so away we went across the street to the hill. And, as fall, with all its glory swirled around us, I kicked off my shoes and my inhibitions simultaneously and ran. I was pleased with myself that I made it to the top without huffing and puffing too much, but my self congratulations were cut short because of this earnest little voice that said, “you have three

choices now grandma, you can run down, I can roll down and you can chase me, or we can both roll down.” “What?” I said, breathing hard, but once again I complied. “Let’s roll,” I said. And so we did. And as I rolled the sky and the leaves and the bright sunny day got all mixed up and the faster I rolled the more mixed up they became. And, the more I rolled, and the more mixed up everything got, the more I laughed. When I started to roll down that hill, I was feeling tired, stressed and very, very old. When I got to the bottom, I had dissolved into a helpless fit of giggles. And, nothing had changed. There still is a lockout. Sylvan Lake still has no urgent care. Politicians still lie. Disease and sickness do not go away no matter how many walks people go on. But, thanks to a little boy with hair the color of burnished wheat and a smile that outshines the sun, I learned to remember what I had momentarily forgotten: the joy, the absolute joy of ‘just playing.’ And that, despite amazing scientific discoveries regarding health care, laughter truly is the best medicine of all. And, for that, I am, and always will be, immensely grateful.

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Lougheed had a way of leading Albertans A lot of people who knew Peter Lougheed have had a lot to say about the great former Alberta premier who died recently at age 84. I met him on a few occasions on the campaign trail and was impressed with his ability to reach out and connect with Albertans of every stripe — from farmers to lawyers and everyone in between. A King Ralph with polish and without liquid fortification. I’m sure I wrote some editorials criticizing his government over the years but I can’t remember what they might have been about. The eulogists are telling us he did no wrong. For me, his influence is captured at a political rally somewhere in the old Rocky Mountain House constituency, probably a hall in Eckville or Leslieville. We all stood to sing O Canada to open the meeting and in his best Sunday Baptist singing voice the premier led the group — forgetting, or choosing, I’m not sure — to sing the old words to the national anthem. Not wanting to drown out or embarrass him, we all mumbled along, trying to catch up to where he was taking us.

Something Albertans are still doing. Grudge Match 3: Millionaires vs Billionaires It’s hard to feel sorry for the millionaire players or the billionaire owners in this latest NHL lockout. The team owners are George Brown running a business and Off the Record the players are unionized employees who want to be fairly compensated. It doesn’t help matters that the owners need commissioner Gary Bettman to protect them from themselves. The professional game would be in better shape if the owners could keep their egos in check and refuse to offer bonehead contracts to players, such as Roberto Luongo’s 12-year, $64 million deal; Ilya Kovalchuk’s 15-year, $100 million paycheque; and Shea Weber’s 14-year, $110 million stipend.

Personally, I think the players shouldn’t have guaranteed contracts and could be cut for non-performance, much as professional football payers are. I expect that will never happen. And is it not somewhat disingenuous for NHL superstars to cry the blues about needing to earn a living wage and then head off to Europe to take jobs away from has-beens and wannabes playing for club teams? I remember being in a theatre in 1995 during the first lockout and Oilers goalie Bill Ranford was sitting behind me, telling all who could hear him, that he was holding out because he needed more than his paltry $2-point-whatever million annual salary to care for his family. It’s true, if you won a million bucks in the lotto at age 29 and your wife stayed home to look after the kids, it would be gone before the kids graduated high school. Maybe your wife should go back to teaching school. Ranford made $12 million in his NHL career, more than half of it after that lockout. I expect he’s doing just fine.


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Garbage everywhere: The recycle depot is continuing to be used as a dumping ground for garbage, creating an eyesore for town residents. APN Photo

Amnesty group to hold vigil By Treena Mielke Rimbey Group of Amnesty International will do its part to remember and pay tribute to murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls by holding a candlelight vigil. The vigil is to be held Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beatty House Park and everyone is invited to attend. Amnesty International is one of the organizations supporting the vigil, a national movement started several years ago by the Native Women’s Association of Canada. Florence Stemo said Rimbey will be one of more than 100 communities across the country where people will gather to remember and honor the lives of the missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls. “This vigils help support their grieving families and provide opportu-

nities for healing and to foster awareness of this shameful social issue with the hope for change.” Following the outdoor ceremony, those in attendance are invited together inside the Beatty House for discussion and light refreshments. Following the vigil, those who wish to do so may sign a petition addressed to Prime Minister Stephen Harper asking for a national inquiry into the epidemic of violence that plagues the lives of Canadian Aboriginal women and girls. The Native Women’s Association of Canada also invites the public to light a candle at their virtual candlelight vigil. The www.october4th.ca website was created as a place of hope and healing. Anyone who visits the site will be invited to light a candle and leave a dedication.

Seniors housing proposed Continued from page 4 “We will do everything we can to move the project forward,” he said. “It’s great that we’re all on board and moving in the same direction.” Earlier this year, Ponoka County council, agreed to purchase 8.5 acres of land in Johnson’s Estates northwest of the Rimbey Community Centre to be used for an aging in place centre. The land deal has not yet been finalized, but McLauchlin said there are only a few conditions to be ironed out before it is completed. The title of the land will remain in the county’s name until approval for the senior’s housing project is obtained from the province. The town has agreed to pay approximately $170,000 for the cost of

installing the water and sewer lines from the nearest main to the property. Rimbey’s accommodations for seniors are Parkland Manor and Kansas Ridge 1 and 11. Parkland Manor was built in 1972 and has 63 rooms. Kansas Ridge I was built in 1978 and has 16 one-bedroom living accommodations and Kansas Ridge II was constructed in 1984 and has 20 units. Anglin noted the hallways in Parkland Manor are too narrow to take patients out on stretchers, there is no fire suppressant system and the kitchen is too small. The roof, which has leaked in the past, has been repaired, but the building is aging and continually needs upgrades.

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Tattoos on this Town

Tasha Bartsch checks out her makeup while waiting to go the Rimbey 2012 graduation ceremonies.

Kassidy Holman takes a break from her high heels prior to the graduation.

Matthew Granson, Jill Tennant and Blake Beelby patiently wait for the ceremonies to begin.

Lynnette Allemand, Skye Hale, Tyler Strain, Jake Derkatz, Jillian Czarnecki, Jenna Stroyan, Emily Albach, Tasha Bartsch, Kelsey Coleman and Erin Holman are among the class of 2012 graduates.

Emily Albach, Anissa Lukocs and Brianne Staples share a hug.

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Rimbey’s 2012 grads leave mark on town By Treena Mielke remember what was said on their graduation night, The Rimbey High but they will remember School graduation is a done the night. deal; fittingly, their theme, “Your future is limited Tattoos on This Town, exonly by your imagination emplifies the lasting effect and your fears,” he said. the grads had on the people “Always remember to folthey brushed elbows with low your bliss.” during high school. Chair of Wolf Creek On Sept. 22, 56 graduPublic Schools, Trudy ates celebrated their speBratland, and Amber cial night at Rimbey ComHester, assistant superinmunity Centre in front of tendent of student services almost 700 guests includeach commented on the ing parents, grandparents, theme of the graduating aunts, uncles, siblings and class. friends. “Rest assured that Valedictorian It was a gala affair, each of you has left your made even more so by the Branden Cave tattoo on the town,” said 2012 grads themselves, Bratland. who had discarded their “You’ve sure left your mark on us usual casual attire of blue jeans and Tshirts for the evening and were dressed in and we’ve left our mark on you,” added lovely gowns and formal tuxedos befitting Hester. the momentous occasion. High school teacher Gary Hiebert was Principal Tim Lekas, who handed the master of ceremonies for the graduaeach graduate their diploma, told the stu- tion banquet held prior to the ceremonies. dents they were now pupils of another Ceara Newman gave the toast to the gradschool; the school of life. uates and Natasha Bartsch replied. The “This is an exciting time for you and toast to the parents was given by Connor for your families. When you move on to Norstrom and Marj Dolman replied. the next stage of your life, whether it is the world of work, or further education, remember that life itself is a school of which we are all students.” Lekas said the theme Tattoos on This Town is appropriate. “This theme certainly points to the fact that each of you has left an indelible mark on this community, as you have grown and been raised by the community. And as you have walked through the hallways of school, you know you have left your tattoos there.” Lekas quoted Dr. Seuss as he wished the graduates well. “How did it get so late, so soon? Valedictorian Branden Cave reminisced about his high school years, recognizing the teachers, parents and fellow classmates as pillars of success for the graduates. “The experiences we had outside of the classroom turned out to be just as important as what was learned inside and were what made our time at Rimbey an amazing part of our lives. “Tonight we not only look back and appreciate the times we had here but we also look forward to the world we are walking into. The next few years and those beyond we will continue to learn and change, and find out what we want to, and most importantly, what we don’t want to do in our lives.” He finished his address with a bit of humor. “Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things,” he joked. MLA Joe Anglin told the graduates they may not

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Students receive scholarships and awards Several scholarships and awards were handed out to Rimbey Junior/Senior High School students Sept. 22, following the graduation commencement exercises. The Governor General’s Academic Medal was presented to Branden Cave by principal Tim Lekas. Cave also received the Valedictorian Award, the Social Studies 30-1 Award and the Physics 30 Award. The All Round Student was Erin Holman. The Student of Merit Award was presented to Coleman Garnick. Lynnette Allemand received the Lindberg Higher Education Award. Michelle VonGunten won the Female

Athletic Extracurricular Award and the Students’ Association Award. Josh Bouwsema won the Greatest Improvement Award. Reid Swier won the Eva Tona Bandoni Estate Award. The ATA Education Award, sponsored by Wolf Creek Teachers Local No. 3, went to Josh Bouwsema and Brianne Staples. Danielle Olsen won the Computer Processing 30 Award. The Mathematics 30 Pure Award went to Natasha Bartsch. Dixon Tory won the Mathematics 30 Applied Award. Branden Cave, Reid Swier and

Natasha Bartsch won the Mathematics 31 Award. The English 30-1 Award went to Branden Cave and Erin Holman. Kelsey Coleman won the English 30–2 – Fred Hull Memorial Award. The Social Studies 30–2 Award went to Skye Hale and James Yarbrough. The Chemistry 30 Gordon Rude Memorial Award went to Lynnette Allemand. Emily Albach won the Art 30 Award. Brianne Staples won the French 30 Award. Reid Swier won the Physical Education 30 Boys Award. The Physical Education 30 Girls Award went to Natasha Bartsch and Jill Tennant. Dixon Tory won the Drama 30 Award.

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Harley Balan won the Food Studies 30 Award. Michelle VonGunten, Brianne Staples and Reid Swier won the Work Experience 35 Award. Josh Bouwsema won the Male Athletic Extracurricular Award. The Grade 9 Award for the top overall student was presented to Samantha Booth. The Grade 10 Award was presented to Jessica Lohmann. The Grade 11 Award was presented to Erica Trenson. The CTS Merit Contractors Association Award was presented to Tyler Strain and Mackenzie Stout. The Lions Legacy Scholarship Award was won by Reid Swier. The John Dale Parry CA Memorial Scholarship was presented to Lynnette Allemand. The S. Grumbach Memorial Scholarship went to Chad Lifton. The Jenny Noble Memorial Award was presented to Michelle VonGunten. She also received the agricultural scholarship. Breanne Staples won the Rimbey Co-op Scholarship. Erin Holman won the CHEERS (Casey Howard Effort and Enthusiasm Recognition Scholarship). The Leedale Ladies Dale Ewanchuk Memorial Award went to Rae-Ann McDonagh. The Chris and Betty Harvey Memorial Scholarship was won by Brianne Staples. The Biology 30 Award was presented to Lynnette Allemand. The Will Hoar Math/Science Award to Branden Cave and Lynnette Allemand. Harley Balan and Danielle Knight won the Wolf Creek Award. The Wolf Creek CTS Award was won by Jacob Gault. Lynnette Allemand won the Bentley Seed Cleaning Plant Scholarship. She also won the volunteerism award sponsored. The Skeels Family Agriculture Award went to Michelle VonGunten. The Dale Ewanchuk Memorial Award was presented to Tyler Strain.

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COPs socialize with Citizens on Patrol at legion hall Rimbey RCMP had a busy week investigating nearly 50 files. Highlights of the week include break and enters, impaired driving, assault, drugs and other criminal matters. Out of touch without IPod A distraught youth reported his IPod Touch had been stolen from the skateboard park in Rimbey on Sept. 21. It is described as white in a purple case. If your child came home this week with an IPod and said they “borrowed” it from a friend, please give us a call. It would be nice to get this young lad’s IPod back before he goes into video game withdrawal. ATV thieves spooked At approximately 2 a.m. Sept. 23, two bandits attempted to steal an ATV from a rural residence near Township Road 414. They were discovered up to no good by the owner of the property who spooked them off. Police were called and patrolled the area. The subsequent investigation is still ongoing and charges are pending in the matter. The two midnight shoppers can drop by the detachment at any time to provide their statement or wait and be the first to try on a new pair of silver bracelets we just picked up for this special occasion.

CSIs, dogs help track theives On Sept. 24, at approximately 3 a.m., two thieves went on a crime spree. First, they broke into a gas station, and then broke into another commercial building in town. The two criminals then decided to prowl farmyards on Lockhart Road. They entered onto properties, rifled through unlocked cars and stole items of value. Rimbey Mounties immediately began the investigation with the assistance of the police dog section and a forensic team brought in from Red Deer. It wasn’t long before the vigilant Rimbey members had suspects and began to round them up. Two adult males have been identified as being responsible for the shenanigans and have been charged accordingly with a long list of Criminal Code charges. One of the adults, a previous resident of Rimbey, is well known to police. Can’t be in two courts at once On a recent court date, a 51-year-old resident of Stony Plain was sentenced to 90 days jail time. He had already served the time awaiting court for oilfield thefts in Rimbey and was released from custody. The man left court in a rush to make another court commitment back in Stony Plain to deal with

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other matters. This man must have been in a hurry for justice because he was caught going 170 km/h on Highway 20 just north of town. He may have been late for court — it’s a long walk from Rimbey. Midnight mower At 3 a.m., on Sept. 13, an alert traveller noted an elderly male laying in a ditch north of town. It turns out the male was suffering from dementia and thought that he was there to mow the ditches. Barkeep assaulted in brawl A bar brawl took a turn for the worse when the sober owner was violently assaulted. Charges of assault causing bodily harm are pending against a 23-year-old Rimbey man. Habitual thief charged A 21-year-old Rimbey resident is unemployed and facing charges after he was caught with his hand in the till. A subsequent investigation revealed this man had stolen from his employer on several prior occasions. CPR works On Sept. 19 Rimbey RCMP were called to assist EMTs after a man collapsed at the Co-op. Fortunately,

for this man another person administered CPR at the scene and saved his life. COPs socialize with cops Rimbey Mounties joined the wonderful volunteers from the Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol (COP) for an enjoyable evening at the Rimbey Legion. Members of the society shared success stories over an amazing meal that included guest speakers from Ponoka County. Your local officers are proud to serve in Rimbey and the surrounding counties. When citizens take pride in their community and lend a helping hand to help make the community safe, it makes our job that much more meaningful. If you would like some information on how to become a valuable member of the Gull Lake North Citizens on Patrol, please call the Rimbey Detachment at (403) 843-2224. If you have any information on these or any other crimes, please call the Rimbey RCMP at (403) 8432224 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800222-8477, #8477 on Telus Mobility or *8477 on Rogers AT&T.

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Social networking brings educators together By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye More and more it seems technology is an integral part of our everyday lives, so much so schools are looking at how technology and education can work together. Working with Central Alberta Regional Consortium Wolf Creek Public Schools hosted their second 21st Century Technology & Learning Symposium Sept. 21 at Terrace Ridge School in Lacombe. More than 300 Teachers, administrators and other educators attended the symposium to find what apps and software and other technologies teachers use to enhance students’ learning. Many of the classes were presented by teachers in the school division who have put into practice learning with technologies available to them. Keynote speaker was Dean Shareski with Discovery Education, who has been able to take social network applications such as Twitter to connect with educators around the world with what he calls the Human Network. It was in his first year of teaching that he realized how teachings can sometimes be and isolated experience. Anytime he could glean information from a peer on how they were able to overcome a situation or have a new technique succeed were valued experiences for him. “Anything I could get from everybody was just gold.” With new technologies and social networking Shareski believes developing a network can bring lessons in education to more teachers. “As tools, as educators, we have a tremendous opportunity.”

With more than one million views on his web page, 1013 blog posts (with more than 5,000 comments), more than 12,000 photos posted and 64,352 tweets on his Twitter account, Shareski showed ways he has been able to use these networks to become tools for teaching. He gave a brief rundown of what the different social media outlets are used for. “We talk about Twitter, that’s basically ‘I’m eating bacon.’ Now, Facebook is ‘I like bacon.’ LinkedIn, ‘I have skills in eating bacon,’ and Four Square is ‘Where I eat bacon.’ You Tube is ‘Watch you eat bacon.’ Instagram is a photo of eating bacon. Pinterest is ‘Here’s a recipe of eating bacon,” he joked. “That’s one way of looking at it, but it’s a lot more complex than that.” He feels educators need to have a working knowledge of these networks. “We need to be, if not users of it, at least have an understanding of how it works.” He suggests it is problematic if people do not understand what the symbols mean in a network such as Twitter. Technology is more available to people because of smartphones and tablet PCs. “I would venture to guess that less than one per cent of that (people in the room) don’t have a camera on hand,” stated Shareski. He also feels his network is more than just talking about bacon, but more around a community sharing information. He used the example of teacher Tamara Awad Lobe, who gave her students an assignment where they had to

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find another way to research information without the Internet. He feels it gave students research experience, but took issue with one quote in the Globe and Mail article: “At this age, they get stuck on Wikipedia being the answer to everything. They forget that people can be a really great resource.” He was quick to point out that people wrote Wikipedia. “She’s missing the notion that the web is not a place of information.” Shareski told attendees of his desire to learn how to play the guitar and how he tweeted the information. A music teacher in the United States got her students to post videos on the lessons they learned and give suggestions on his techniques. A website was built for him to follow along. “That’s a real different level of communication than just some book or video,” he stated. Ownership is another topic Shareski spoke about, especially when it has become unclear who owns what. His suggestion was to buy domains with their name. “It’s worth your while to stake that and own that place.” Being marketable is also valuable and the larger the network the better opportunity to sell yourself, explained Shareski. The more information that is shared gives educators a better opportunity to learn from their own situations, which he feels can be a vehicle to enhance a student’s education experience.

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Software encourages reluctant readers By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

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Learning and technology have become more intertwined and software companies are designing programs that adapt to a student’s learning needs. During Wolf Creek Public Schools and Central Alberta Regional Consortium second 21st Century Technology & Learning Symposium Sept. 21 at Terrace Ridge School in Lacombe, educators and administrators had a chance to see different programs at work. One of those was called Imagine Learning, a media-based program to help students with reading, and to learn English. Originally designed for students learning English as a Second Language, it also helps reluctant readers, explained Mark McWhinnie, assistant superintendent of technology services with WCPS. “It uses technology and adjusts to their needs,” he said. As the program adjusts to a student’s needs, some might use it for a few weeks, whereas others could use if for a matter of months. “It’s just good

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IPads integrated into teachers’ classrooms By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye It wasn’t long ago an elementary education was mainly from books: now you can find IPads and other electronic devices among a teacher’s toolkit. IPads in Elementary Classroom was one of the presentations at the second 21st Century Technology & Learning Symposium sponsored by Wolf Creek Public Schools and Central Alberta Regional Consortium Sept. 21 at Terrace Ridge School in Lacombe. Presented by Nathan McEntee, Ponoka Elementary School Grade 4 teacher, and Tia Grah, Rimbey Elementary School Grade 6 teacher, they walked educators through how to research an app and even to use it in a lesson. Collaboration was something McEntee feels is an important part of working with technology. “We are learning with you.” A lesson plan is an important step when considering the use of an IPad. “To effectively use apps in your classroom you must first decide what you want to accomplish,” he explained. They pointed out some benefits of working with education apps and IPads: • There is instant feedback from apps on how students do. • They can provide a way to write storyboards or offer an avenue for artwork. • Textbooks can be created with and used for later classes, some textbooks are available as an app, but a site license might be needed. • They offer notetaking capabilities. “Lots of times there’s a lite version too that you can try and if you really enjoy it and you know you’re going to use then always go for the lite version before

you pay for the app,” suggested Grahn. Presenters asked teachers to work with a team that teaches at the same level and bring one suggestion of an app found from some websites such as www. apps4ed.com. Mark McWhinnie, assistant superintendent of technology services, said students as young as Grade 2 are bringing devices to school to enhance their learning experience but the purpose of the presentations is not to promote a specific product. “It should be less about the technology and more about the integration of technology.” Most students use tablets, IPads and other devices to connect with friends and family, explained McWhinnie. He feels teachers are seeing the value of having these same devices be a part of a student’s education. “It’s about using tools that they are accustomed to and using in their everyday life,” he explained. For McWhinnie, the goal is also to teach students positive behaviors in a digital world. “We’re teaching students also at the same time how to use it appropriately.” Classrooms will use the Internet and social networking sites such as Twitter to tell about their learning, which gives parents an insight into their child’s education. “Parents are increasingly being able to see what their kids are learning,” he explained. The goal for symposium organizers was for teachers to be able to continue their learning as well as educate their students.

Imagine Learning Continued from page 10 • Comprehension: The program gives questions and tips to see how a student understood the lesson. If there is a challenge in an area, the software gives tips to guide a student to an answer. Lois Spate, principal of Ponoka Elementary School, feels programs such as Imagine Learning will be an asset to teachers. “To me this is cutting edge. We need to keep up-to-date as teachers, especially how to infuse technology into the curriculum, how to engage our students using technology. These kind of symposiums are key for teachers,” she said. She feels teachers are not as familiar with technology as students. “I’ve seen kids on this program for example, they just go in and click.” With symposiums such as this, she hopes to take back lessons and apply them to her school. She enjoyed seeing teachers presenting what worked for them in their classes.

Apps for education. Teachers research IPad apps at the IPad Elementary School presentation Sept. 21. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

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the trip. “Also, they are having to complete a photography module and a tourism module,” said Dave Robertson, trip facilitator. This allows students on the trip to remain up to date on their continuing education unit (CEU) credit requirements. These credits enable to the school to receive funding, which will be put towards the trip, said Robertson. Robertson contacted EF Tours, an educational tour company in Toronto,

when he decided he wanted the trip for the school. “We were looking for a tour that’d wouldn’t be too culturally horrible, they wouldn’t have to learn a new language,” said Robertson. “We decided California was a good first trip. The first parent meeting for the trip will be in November. Robertson is also looking into fundraising to help offset the cost of the trip. He believes it will cost approximately $3,000 per student.

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Board supports learning conference The board of trustees have decided to give $25,000 to support the Leading and Learning Conference. The conference will feature Dave Edyburn, a professor in the Department of Exceptional Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, who focuses on how technology can enhance teaching, learning and performance. Also present will be Angela Maiers, who’s worked as a teacher, reading specialist, and special programs facilitator; Dawn Reithaug, an educational and behavioral consultant; Gordon Porter, a consultant, trainer, researcher and teacher; and Jim Warford, who serves as senior advisor and keynote speaker for Dr. Bill Daggett’s, International Center for Leadership in Education. A motion was also approved that the board would also attend the event. Literacy program and task force A task force and program is in the works to help First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) and other students with literacy and other academic struggles. “I share this with the greatest humility;

we’ve seen across the province of Albert and Canada, our First Nations’ students are not performing as well as we hoped they would,” said Jacobs. He believes the students’ struggles with literacy could stem from factors such as a Cree background, where literacy learning may not mirror what is taught in schools. ‘That happens to a lot of our students as well,” said Jacobs, referring to literacy problems. Jacobs has met with the principals of the Ponoka Outreach School, Diamond Willow Middle School, Ponoka Elementary School and Ponoka Composite High School to discuss the program and who should be on the task force; students, parents and teachers. “What are the problems as they see them?,” said Jacobs. He wants a lot of input build the program. Jacobs has also asked the school board to pool funds from Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC), funding students with First Nations background already receive from the province as well as other funds at their disposal for the program. Parking lot repair bids refused Wolf Creek Public School Board of

trustees has refused all the bids made to repair the parking lot at Ponoka Composite High School. When the school board called for bids on the project they had two options in mind. The first was repairing the lot in a traditional way and the other was building a cellular containment structure using cloth and gravel, and a paved surface. The estimated cost was $500,000. However, the lowest bids for options one and two surpassed the estimate. A traditional repair was set to cost approximately $574,000 and option two was around $533,000. “I find that these numbers are quite high,” said trustee Bob Huff. “Especially when we have concerns about class sizes and concerns about buses.” Secretary-treasurer Joe Henderson said that another possible option was to build the containment structure with a gravel pad on top. “It would allow us to use the parking lot and it wouldn’t sink out of sight.” There was also mention of moving parking behind the school and expanding to accommodate. However, Henderson said expanding would cost as much as repairing the current one.

Playoffs approaching for senior games By Treena Mielke Central Albertans have been enjoying an especially mild and beautiful Indian Summer the last few weeks but soon winter will arrive and se-

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ed to curl up under the warm blankets. Maybe he was a little sleepy after all. Sleep comes comfortably, Jacob’s mama said, like a kitten curled up in front of a fire, purring happily and contented, snoozing on its pillow. Sleep comes softly, like a butterfly’s wing brushing gently on the petals of a tiny white flower. And now Jacob really was very sleepy. He closed his eyes and started to dream. Can you guess what he dreamed about? Your child knows that it’s not easy to try to find sleep without a bedtime story. How Does Sleep Come? is the story she’ll want you to read. Author Jeanne C. Blackmore writes sparingly, using very few words but lots of simple ideas that little sleepyheads won’t have any trouble graspI am pleased and excited ing. Kids who love to ask to introduce our newest arrival “just one more question” to the Discover Real Estate’s will readily identify with growing family! young Jacob. But while the story in this book is perfect for naptime or bedtime reading, I think the illustraJill lives in tions by Elizabeth Sayles Sunnyside are the real appeal. Done at Gull Lake in lush, soft, shadowy blues and grays, Sayand brings les’ artwork is quietly a wealth of soothing, like a calming knowledge of backrub. I have to say they even made this adult resort living! want to head for a nap. WELCOME Meant for kids ages three to five years, I think JILL! an already quiet twoyear-old might enjoy this book, so find it and keep DISCOVER Real Estate Ltd. it around. When it’s time 403-843-8474 for a bedtime story, How 4934 49 Ave, Rimbey, AB Does Sleep Come? will Box 1185 T0C 2J0 surely come in handy.

Jacob as he snuggled under the covers, his eyelids sagging just a little bit. Jacob’s mama thought for another minute. She thought about a silent night along the water, and she told him that sleep sometimes comes creeping in like fog. It was big and wrapped itself around you. Jacob listened, and yawned. He stretched and rolled over. Can you hear clouds? No, so Jacob’s mama told him that sleep can come in like a cloud in the sky, just floating along with nothing to say. You can’t hear clouds, and you can’t call them to come to your house. Sleep came like that: just like floating along on the breeze. Jacob was still awake, but he start-

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Donation: ConocoPhillips donated $3,000 to Bluffton School which was presented to the school at its open house held Sept. 20. Pictured are Jaida Cambell, Chloe Ross, Stephnie Matson, principal Nolan Kraus, Tia Hopper, Zoe Quaife, Leon Heck, Jack Skjonsberg (ConocoPhillips), Casey Ross, Reid Krauss, Katie Macinaw, Lucas Macinaw, Olivia Quafe and Ashley Mounkes. ConocoPhillips also donated the food and manned the barbecue for the open house. Treena Mielke Photo

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Horse Seminar 101 valuable In Western Canada, certification a smart thing to ask for as these will through several organizations is avail- give you some idea on student satisfacable to those who coach, but licensing tion with coaching abilities. The stuis not required by law. When a per- dent-to-teacher ratio in lessons is also son goes out to buy a car most have something that you should ascertain a pre-purchase strategy and standards before signing up for lessons. While that must be met but when it comes to cost is a factor that must be discussed, shopping for riding lessons, selection these other factors will play heavily criteria is sometimes lacking. A riding when determining the ‘value’ of the coach may have a wide range of quali- lessons.” fications and experience, so knowing A Horses 101 Seminar is being what skills and proficiencies a prospec- held in Calgary on Oct. 20. The annual tive coach has, and how those qualifi- Horse Breeders and Owners Confercations line up with the student’s needs ence will held in Red Deer on Jan. 11 is an important consideration. to 13. “How much the lessons will cost and how 403-843-2217 Office Shirley Hough quickly can the lessons start should not be Cell: REAL ESTATE the only two questions Multiple Listing Service 403-783-1961 (A Division of Eskdale Holdings Ltd.) asked,” says Les Burwash, business developBEAUTIFUL, 4 bedroom, ment specialist – horse industry, with Alberta 3 b a t h , b i - l eve l h o m e Agriculture and Rural Development. with attached garage in “A more suitable Rocky Mountain House. approach to finding the right coach and the right Reduced to $374,000. lessons would be to verify the coach’s quali80 ACRES - Peaceful, quiet fications, how long they have been coaching and location, small creek, trees their coaching specialty, if they have one. Student and open areas. $149,000. references are always

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Terry Fox Run: Students and staff including Goria Brouwer, Maja Weening, Sidney Stout and Shai Tugwell from Rimbey Christian School participate in the Terry Fox Run, Thursday. Top left: Ethan Godlonton takes a swallow from his water bottle as he leads the way in the Terry Fox Run which began at the Rimbey Christian School at 11 a.m. last Thursday. Treena Mielke Photos

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GRINDE October 24, 1950 ~ September 22, 2012 John Andrew Grinde of Bluffton, Alberta passed away peacefully at his home with some of his family by his side on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the age of 61 years. John A. Grinde. There were many sides to this wonderful man, and we probably all knew different ones: family man, friend, farmer, veterinarian, paddler, outdoorsman, businessman, troublemaker. An incredibly hard-working, dedicated sort who had passions and interests too numerous to list. A Rimbey local his whole life, John loved his farm, his family, and his community. Like any farmer, he was tough, chose never to complain but make the best of his circumstances. Mistakes became learning opportunities, experience led to growth. He found joy each and every day in simple pleasures: early mornings, freshly baked bread, teasing his family, sharing a fine scotch with good friends. He lived with a curiosity not unlike a child’s, an insatiable appetite for learning and discovery. Perhaps this is why kids always took to him, a reason why he and his first grandson were so close. John spent endless hours reading non-fiction; eclectic subscriptions were scattered amongst stacks of books about Native American history, early western explorers’ travels, globalization, economics, agriculture and the evolution of science. These diverse interests were reflected in the wide range of people who enjoyed his mentorship and friendship. John himself explored many a place, both close to home (in a canoe or via Shank’s pony) and further abroad (following his roots to Norway, adventuring on the East Coast). In the last four years he fought cancer, but found acceptance as well. Rather than seeing disability, John looked at what could still be done and kept himself busy and active. He lived with grace and died where he had always wanted to - in his own bed. A fair and generous spirit, an old coyote that will never be forgotten. John will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Ginny; two sons, Assar Grinde and Aidan Grinde, both of Bluffton; and two daughters, Mabyn (Brad) Lockhart of Viking, Alberta and their two sons, Torrin and Corbin; and Heather Grinde of Calgary. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by four brothers, Bob (Audrey) Grinde of Rimbey; Harold (Laura) Grinde of Rimbey; Adam (Kay) Grinde of Teslin, Yukon; and Nels Grinde (Laura Clark), also of Rimbey; and two sisters, Joan (Keith) Neilson of Kingston, Ontario; and Anne (Harvey) Jessup of Whitehorse, Yukon; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his parents, George and Mary Grinde. A Public Memorial Service in Celebration of John’s Life was held at the Rimbey Community Centre, Rimbey on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Deborah Laing officiating. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friend’s desire, memorial tributes in John’s Memory may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to: special_reflections@telusplanet.net Funeral and Cremation Arrangements for the Late John Andrew Grinde entrusted to the care of OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS Rimbey 403-843-4445

Anniversaries Come & Go Tea In Honour of

Dan & Lois Mitchell 50th Anniversary Saturday, October 6, 2012 1 - 4 p.m. Hespero Hall

Card Of Thanks A BIG THANK YOU to all f a m i l y, n e i g h b o r s a n d friends who came to help celebrate our 50th Anniversary. Thank You for gifts, cards and many special wishes. Thanks again!! Carl & Olga.

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Rimbey & District Community Christmas Bazaar

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING Wednesday October 10, 2012 10 am Rimbey Drop In Centre

HOW can you make your phone ring and make some MORE sellers find buyers in quick cash? the classifieds. 1-877-223Place your ad here . . . 3311. Phone 1-877-223-3311

Coming Events

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Rimbey Municipal Library WHAT’S HAPPENING

at the Rimbey Municipal Library The whole month of October – used book sale –prices by donation Tuesday and Friday mornings 10:30 – Children’s Story Time Tuesday mornings 10:30 – Pat a Cake Kids Wednesday 10:30 a.m. – Adult Coffee Fridays 2:00 pm – Coffee with Councilors October 3rd – 3:30 Frogs & Snails & Puppy Dog Tales – a program for boys only. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult October 4th – Movie Night at the Library sponsored by ConocoPhillips – 6:30 pm – Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted October 6th – Library Closed October 11th and 25th - 2:00 pm – Exploration Station – grade 1 - 6. Registration required October 11th– Armchair Traveller – Destination India 7:00 pm October 12th – Pearl-Ann Gooding Story teller 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:55 pm, 1:55 pm October 12th – Discover Winter Wildlife – BBQ at 5:00, demonstration by the Kerry Wood Nature Centre at 6:00 October 18th – Board Games and Pizza – 5:30 pm. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. October 15 – 31st - Food For Fines – bring food for the food bank and have your fines waived. Fees for lost and damaged books are not included. October 25th – Book Club meets from 6:00-7:30pm October 31st – Halloween Party – 3:30 – 6:00 pm. Light supper will be provided. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Iola Hall Fall Supper

Iola Hall October 6, 2012 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Benefitting Big Brothers and Sisters of Bluffton

Come visit with your neighbours! Adults-$12 6-11-$5 Under 6-Free

Celebrations OPEN HOUSE celebrating

Ivan and Anne Houghton’s 60th Anniversary and Ivan’s 85th Birthday at the Rimbey Drop In Center Oct. 13, 2012, 1-5 pm. No gifts please.

Iola Road under construction, use this alternate route below. Bluffton Rock road west to RR35, North to the Hall.


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announcements

CLASSIFIEDS Coming Events

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Liberty Hall Pot Luck Supper Sunday, October 14 at 5 pm Everyone welcome

Obituaries

FOR fast results: Classified Want Ads. Phone 1-877223-3311.

Coming Events

MIDTDAL Catherine “Cathy” S.E. Midtdal of Rimbey, Alberta, formerly of Battle Lake, Alberta, passed away peacefully at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre ~ Area Two on Thursday, September 20, 2012 at the age of 86 years. Cathy will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her two sons, Allan (Wendy) Midtdal of Creston, B.C.; and Randy (Cecilia) Midtdal of New Brunswick; and her two daughters, Carol (Alex) Stewart of Kelowna, B.C.; and Debbie (Steve) Mann of Calgary; as well as twelve grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. She will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by two brothers, Howard (Emily) Huff of Vancouver, B.C.; and Clarence Huff of Millet, Alberta; and one sister, Willa (Albert) Dreichel of Rimbey; in addition to numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Cathy was predeceased by her beloved husband, Roy in 1995. A Public Funeral Service in Celebration of Cathy’s Life was held at the Lakedell Agricultural Complex, near Pigeon Lake on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Mr. Michael Moulson officiating. Interment preceded the Funeral Service in the Dalby Cemetery, near Falun, Alberta at 12:30 p.m. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Cathy’s Memory may be made directly to the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre ~ Long Term Care, c/o David Thompson Health Trust, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to: special_reflections@telusplanet.net Funeral and Burial Arrangements for the Late Catherine “Cathy” S.E. Midtdal entrusted to the care of OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS Rimbey 403-843-4445

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CASEY

Catherine Audrey Casey (nee Toth) of Rimbey, Alberta, better known as “Cathy” or “Cat”, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 16, 2012 at the age of 42 years. Cathy moved to Rimbey in 2010, where she met the man of her dreams and was later married on September 24, 2011 in Port Howe, Nova Scotia to Adam Casey. Cathy was a loving and caring person. She loved life, and loved her children and family very much. Cathy also took great pleasure in the outdoors; and enjoyed camping, quadding, skidooing, gardening, and working out in the shop with her husband, Adam. Most of all, she loved spending quality time with Adam and Bryden, and thoroughly enjoyed the time spent with her mother, Joyce and her father, Stefan when they came to Rimbey to visit. Cathy was a loving wife, daughter, mother, and sister. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her family and friends. Cathy is survived by her loving husband, Adam; her stepson, Bryden; her father-in-law, Elmer Casey; her parents, Joyce VanHorn and Stefan Toth; her four beautiful children, Steven, Jessie, Ashley, and Kristen; and two grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Inez, Avis, Rosa, and Cleo; in addition to many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and friends. Cathy was predeceased by her sister, Ona. With respect for Cathy’s wishes, no formal funeral service will be held. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Cathy’s Memory may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences to the family may also be expressed by e-mail to: special_reflections@telusplanet.net. Cremation Arrangements for the Late Catherine Audrey Casey (nee Toth) entrusted to the care of OBERHAMMER FUNERAL CHAPELS Rimbey 403-843-4445

Announce your

Special Day in the Classified Announcements

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+ CALL:

1-877-223-3311 To Place Your Ad Now!

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Spine-tingling acts of illusion guaranteed to give you ...

Goosebumps!

When: October 11, 2012 Where: Bentley Ag. Centre Time: 7 pm Tickets: $10 each (under 4 Free) available at The Jeweller Next Door Rimbey

Hoadley

Fall Supper th

Saturday October 20 , 2012 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Hoadley Hall Adults $12.00 4-10 years $6.00 3 and under Free Everyone Welcome! CLASSIFIEDS’ THANKSGIVING Hours & Deadlines OFFICE & PHONES CLOSED MON. Oct. 8, 2012 Red Deer Advocate Publication dates: SAT. OCT. 6 TUES. OCT. 9 Deadline is: Fri. October 5 @ 5 p.m.

Central AB Life Publication date: THURS. OCT. 11 Deadline is: Fri. October 5 @ 5 p.m. Ponoka Publication date: WED. OCT. 10 Deadline is: Thur. October 4 @ 5 p.m.

Bentley General Store The Wooden Shoe - Summer Village of Gull Lake *Fundraiser for the kitchen at the Ag Centre*

Tuathla Recording House presents fun, singing lessons for all ages coming soon to the lower level of the Beatty House. For more info. call Nancy Selent 1-780-289-1289 Get a 6 PACK What’s in it? Your ad in 6 community papers

* BASHAW * CASTOR * STETTLER * WEEKENDER * PONOKA * RIMBEY

Rimbey Publication date; TUES. OCT. 9 Deadline is: Thurs. October 4 @ NOON

25 WORD AD only

Stettler & Weekender

$40.20 + gst

Publication date: WED. OCT. 10 FRI. OCT. 12 Deadline is: Fri. October 5 @ NOON Sylvan Lake News & Eckville Echo Publication date: THUR. OCT. 11 Deadline is: Fri. October 5 @ 5 p.m.. Bashaw Publication date: TUES. OCT. 9 Deadline is: Thurs. October 4 @ NOON Castor - Regular deadline Have a safe & happy holiday CLASSIFIEDS 403-309-3300 classifieds@reddeeradvocate.com www.wegotads.ca

Meetings

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ALATEEN

A Star Makes Your Ad A Winner!

Red Deer Life - Sunday Publication date: SUN. OCT. 7 Deadline is: Thur. Oct. 4 @ NOON

January 31, 1970 ~ September 16, 2012

Coming Events

Weekly meetings Tuesdays @ 8 pm Neighborhood Place 5115 49 Ave. Ponoka For more info. 403-783-4557 or 403-783-8371

Employment #700 - #920 Caregivers/Aides................710 Clerical ..............................720 Computer Personnel ..........730 Dental ................................740 Estheticians........................750 Hair Stylists ........................760 Janitorial ............................770 Legal ..................................780 Medical ..............................790 Oilfield ................................800 Professionals......................810 Restaurant/Hotel ................820 Sales & Distributors ..........830 Teachers/Tutors..................840 Trades ................................850 Truckers/Drivers ................860 Business Opportunities......870 Miscellaneous ....................880 Volunteers Wanted ............890 Positions Wanted ..............895 Employment Training ........900 Career Planning ................920

Farm Work

755

FABER DALE DAIRES (North East of Tees) is looking for a P/T EVENING MILKER 2 nights per week. & F/T POSITION FOR A 400 COW DAIRY. Experience prefered. Call 403-396-4696

Oilfield

800

Looking for Oilfield Maintenance Labourer/Swamper

Call 403-309-3300 or toll free 1-877-223-3311

Must have safety tickets. No experience necessary. Will train. Fax resume to 403-746-5131 or email smittysoilfield@gmail.com

TRY

ZUBAR Production Services

Classified Advertising SERVING CENTRAL ALBERTA RURAL REGION

CALL 1-877-223-3311 Coming Events

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Howdie Friends And Neighbours! Grab your branding irons (Cow, Horse, etc) and come down to the Blindman River Hall on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm to get your brand, its position and your name on a Wood Plaque to be hung in the Hall all for a Donation of $25.00 or more.If you don’t have a brand - your name will do. A Chili supper will follow Bring your loose change - games will be played All donations will go towards the Halls’ additions (Heating of Irons will be available)

is currently taking resumes for experienced Assistant Operators. Must have all valid tickets. Email resume to: rdzubaroffice@telus.net or fax to: 403-346-9420

Garage Sales Ponoka 6418 - 55 AVE. Sept. 29, Saturday 9-3 Kids toys, baby items, furniture, house misc. Much More!

Rimbey HUGE YARD SALE, SAT. O C T. 6 , M e a d o w b r o o k Church on #792 Lincoln Rd. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


CLASSIFIEDS Oilfield

800

CENTRAL PEACE NATURAL Gas Co-op Ltd. requires full-time Gas Utility Operator. Experience, safety tickets an asset. Clean valid driver’s licence required. Forward resume: cpngc@telusplanet.net. Fax 780-864-2044. Mail: Box 119, Spirit River, T0H 3G0. CLEARWATER OILFIELD SERVICES requires Class 1 or 3 Vacuum Truck Drivers for the Rocky Mountain House, Alberta area. Local work. No day rating. Full benefits after 6 months. Fax 403-844-9324. EXPERIENCED WATER and Vacuum Haulers required. H2S, PST, First Aid. Above average day rate and cushy benefits plan. There is a $2000. signing bonus for winter drivers. Fax 403-934-3487. Email: reception @mjswaterhauling.com NOW LOCATED in Drayton Valley. BREKKAAS Vacuum & Tank Ltd. Wanted Class 1 & 3 Drivers with all valid tickets. Top wages, excellent benefits. Please forward resume to: Email: dv@brekkaas.com. Phone 780-621-3953. Fax 780-621-3959. OILFIELD Equipment Fabricator hiring several positions Shop located in Stettler AB hiring for the following positions: EXPERIENCED: * QC/QA manager/ inspector for pressure vessels and piping * PIPEFITTER * Instrumentation tuber * Skid welder * Helper/painter/general labor Please send resumes to info@alliedfab.com

Tankmaster Rentals LTD is currently seeking a

Northern area manager

to oversee Edson, Drayton Valley and Valley View operations. Valid candidate would have knowledge in oilfield equipment rental and transportation services. Good Computer skills i.e. Microsoft office. Able to dispatch and co-ordinate multiple jobs. Knowledge of OH&S rules and industry safety regulations. Excellent customer relations. Good knowledge of all northern areas where oilfield activity takes place. Tankmaster offers competitive salary and performance bonus depending on level of experience. All inquires are to be either email to m.morton@tankmaster.ca or faxed to 403-340-8818.

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Professionals

810

JOURNALISTS, Graphic Artists, Marketing and more. Alberta’s weekly newspapers are looking for people like you. Post your resume online. Free. Visit: www.awna.com/ resumes_add.php.

Restaurant/ Hotel

820

MCDONALD’S RESTAURANTS of Ponoka, Lacombe, Stettler and Red Deer (Gasoline Alley East and West) are now hiring full time Food Counter Attendants. All five stores are 24 hours and applicants must be willing to work flexiable shifts, including evening, weekends and nights shifts. Wages range from $10.50 to 11.00 per hour and we will train. Benefits are included and we offer opportunities for advancement. Apply in person at the store or on line at cbay22.telus.net.

Trades

850

AN ALBERTA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is hiring Dozer and Excavator Operators. Preference will be given to operators that are experienced in oilfield road and lease construction. Lodging and meals provided. The work is in the vicinity of Edson, Alberta. Alcohol & drug testing required. Call Contour Construction at 780-723-5051. EXPERIENCED repair person req’d for lcal truck company. Work involves all aspects of heavy truck and trailer repair and dismanteling. Must be physically fit. HD Mechanic or equivelant experience We offer competitive wages, benefits weekends off. Fax resume to 1-855-784-2330 or call 1-877-787-2501 FOOTHILLS MECHANICAL, Rocky Mountain House seeking second or third year apprentice mechanic. Also tow truck driver/yard person, Class 3 licence, air brake, driver’s abstract required. Top wages, benefit package. Fax resume 403-845-3991 INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. No Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job board! Funding options. Apply online! iheschool.com. 1-866-399-3853. SOUTH ROCK IS HIRING FOR: Paving Personnel (raker, screed, general labourers); Heavy Equipment Operators. Send resume to: careers@southrock.ca or 403-568-1327.

Trades

Trades

850

JOHN DEERE DEALERSHIP in Stettler looking for Parts Person. Top salary, benefit and bonus program. Phone or email resume: 1-800-662-7162; rcolley @agroequipment.com JOURNEYMAN MECHANIC or First, Second or Third Year Apprentice and Lube Technician required. Great work environment, competitive wages and benefits. Incentives and bonus plan. On the job training. To apply please fax resume to: Eagle River Chrysler, 780-778-8950. Email: service@eagleriver.ca or mail: P.O. Box 1558, Whitecourt, AB, T7S 1P4 or apply in person to Dennis LaFreniere. TWO WHEELIN’ EXCITEMENT! Motorcycle Mechanic Program. GPRC Fairview Campus. Hands-on training - street, off-road, dual sport bikes. Opportunity to write 1st & 2nd apprenticeship exams. Fall/2013 start. 1-888-999-7882; www.gprc.ab.ca/fairview.

Truckers/ Drivers

860

CLASS 1 drivers req’d to pull flat deck, exc. wages, safety bonuses, benefits. We run the 4 western provinces. Please contact 1-877-787-2501 for more info or fax resume and abstract to 403-784-2330 TELL it all! Tell it well! Make your ads sell for you by giving full description of goods or services offered. Include prices and terms. Phone 1-877-223-3311 for a friendly ad taker.

Misc. Help

Business Opportunities

870

THIS IS CREATING MILLIONAIRES! Earn $30,000. to $50,000. Potential weekly with absolute proof! This is real. Call 1-306-992-5916, 24 hours

Misc. Help

880

880

ADULT UPGRADING

Alberta Government Funded Programs Student Funding Available! NOVEMBER START •

GED Preparation Morning, Afternoon And Evening P/T Classes

Academic Express

Adult Education & Training

340-1930

www.academicexpress.ca

PET SITTER REQUIRED

for occasional long weekends, (not holidays). Must LOVE Cats & Dogs. N/S, N/D while sitting. 12 kms W. of Rimbey. Call 403-843-2330 for details. In Town of Rimbey Looking for part-time help in home care for a young man with Autism. Must enjoy walking and swimming. Government funded. Vehicle not required. Phone:

403.843.6981

EARN EXTRA CASH! Part-time, full-time immediate openings for men & women. Easy computer work, other positions are available. Can be done from home. No experience needed; www.hiringnow -alberta.com FORD SERVICE MANAGER. Harwood Ford Sales, Brooks, Alberta. New facility, busy oilfield economy, technical experience required. Great career opportunity, family owned and operated. Fax resume 403-362-2921. Attention: Jeremy Harty. Email: jerharty@yahoo.com

Misc. Help

Misc. Help

880

LAKESIDE FEEDYARDS INC. in Brooks, Alberta is currently looking to fill the following full-time positions: Hospital Technicians; Pen Checkers; Receiving Processing Personnel; Feed Mill Operators; Feed Truck Drivers. Lakeside offers an excellent benefit package. Please forward your resume via mail or facsimile to: Lakeside Feedyards Inc. Attention: Duke Joy. Box 800, Brooks, AB, T1R 1B7. Fax 403-362-8231. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted

NEEDED IMMED.

Installer/Service person for dairy ventillation systems. Knowledge of fans and misting equipment an asset. Competitive wages and benefits package. E-mail resume: info@prolineinc.ca REQUIRED Shop Laborer Polisher Full or Part Time Crestomere area BANDIT INDUSTRIES 403-783-4284

TR BUILDERS

is seeking a F/T carpenter & F/T laborer for new home construction near Breton starting immed., ref’s and transportation r e q ’ d . P h o n e Ty l e r 780-696-2028 eves.

880

HIRING Class 1 Drivers and Swampers. H2S, Whimis, TDG & First Aid required.

880

Call 780-216-1154 or email dave.actoilfieldservices@live.ca

Rimbey Ford We are a busy floral and decor shop in Rimbey and we are seeking an energetic and outgoing individual. Duties will include cleaning, stocking, phones, deliveries and assisting customers. The position will require approx. 10-20 hours per week and the wage will be $10.00 per hour. Please deliver resumes to 4909B-50 Avenue on Main Street, Rimbey, or send resumes to info@rimbeyflowergallery.com

850

looking for a

Service Advisor! Duties include: writing service orders, answering phones, Serving customer and preparing quotes. Experience in service advising is an asset but not a requirement.

Please drop off at dealership or fax to: 403-843-3290

TIRE TECHNICIAN REQUIRED 4905 50th Ave. Rimbey, AB, TOC 2JO Contact Person: Gary McGregor Wage/Salary Info: Depending on experience and qualifications Employment: Full time

Funded in part by the Government of Canada.

TANKMASTER RENTALS requires experienced Class 3 Vac Truck Operators for Central Alberta. Competitive wages and benefits. m.morton@tankmaster.ca or fax 403-340-8818

Misc. Help

SO007094 PREPARATION FOR A CAREER IN THE EXCITING FIELD OF ENGINEERING:

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY TRANSITION PROGRAM 1-888-48-MÉTIS

- Mounting/Installation, balance & rotation, flat repairs on Passenger, Light Truck, Heavy Truck and Farm tires. - Operate a standard service truck. - Other variety of tasks including general housekeeping, shop supply replenishment, assisting in other areas as needed. Clean driver’s licence. Safety tickets would be a plus. Apply: Phone: 403-843-8473 Fax 403-843-3422 • Email: okrocky@telus.net

Employment Training

900

LEARN FROM HOME. Earn from home. Medical Transcriptionists are in demand. Lots of jobs! Enrol today for less than $95 a month. 1-800-466-1535; www.canscribe.com; admissions @canscribe.com MAKEUP ARTISTRY CLASSES. Five day intensive workshop starting October 15 -19 or November 12 - 16. Begin your professional practice with confidence, skill and creativity at Academy of Professional Hair Design. Phone 403-347-4233. WELL-PAID/ LOW-STRESS CAREER IN MASSAGE THERAPY. Get the best-quality RMT education in Alberta without giving up your day job! Visit www.mhvicarsschool.com or call 1-866-491-0574 for free career information.

Business Services #1000 - #1430

Accounting .......................... 1010 Acupuncture........................1020 Advocate/Mediation ............1025 Antique Dealers & Stores ...1027 Automotive ..........................1029 Bands & DJ s ......................1030 Beauty/Cosmetic ................1040 Bookkeeping .......................1050 Cabinet Makers...................1054 Child Care/Caregivers .........1060 Carpentry............................1062 Car Rentals .........................1064 Cat Work .............................1065 Cleaning .............................1070 Clerical................................1080 Construction .......................1085 Consulting...........................1090 Contractors ......................... 1100 Computer Services ..............1110 Drafting & Design................ 1120 Eavestroughing ................... 1130 Educational ......................... 1140 Electrical ............................. 1150 Entertainment ..................... 1160 Escorts................................ 1165 Farm Equipment ................. 1168 Financial ............................. 1170 Fireplaces ........................... 1175 Flooring............................... 1180 Food/Catering ..................... 1190 Furnace Cleaning ............... 1193 Glass Shops ....................... 1196 Mobile Glass Shops............ 1197 Handyman Services ...........1200 Health Care......................... 1210 Income Tax .........................1220 Insurance ............................ 1130 Landscaping .......................1240 Land Mapping .....................1250 Legal Services ....................1260 Limousine Services ............1270 Massage Therapy ...............1280 Mechanical .........................1285 Misc. Services ....................1290 Moving & Storage ...............1300 Oilfield .................................1305 Painters/Decorators ............ 1310 Personal Services ............... 1315 Pet Services ....................... 1318 Photography .......................1320 Plumbing & Heating ............1330 Printing................................1335 Rental - Equipment .............1340 Rental - Misc .......................1350 Repair Service ....................1360 Roofing ...............................1370 Snow Removal....................1380 Travel ..................................1385 Upholstery ..........................1390 Well Drilling ........................1400 Welding ............................... 1410 Window Cleaning ................1420 Yard Care ............................1430

Butchering

1055

JKC MEATS MEATS JKC

Licensed Mobile Mobile Butchering Licensed Butchering Custom Cutting Cutting &&Wrapping Custom Wrapping Beef,Pork Pork and Beef, andWild WildGame Game

Paul Taylor

843-4383 Financial

miles EE & & 1.5 1.5 22 miles miles N of Hoadley AB.

1170

DO YOU NEED to borrow money - Now? If you own a home or real estate, Alpine Credits will lend you money - It’s that simple. 1-877-486-2161. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 loan and +. No credit refused. Fast, easy, 100% secure. 1-877-776-1660.

Financial

1170

DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30% or cut debts 70% thru settlements. Avoid bankruptcy! Free consultation; www.mydebtsolution.com or toll free 1-877-556-3500.

Legal Services

1260

CRIMINAL RECORD? Think: Canadian pardon. U.S. travel waiver. (24 hour record check). Divorce? Simple. Fast. Inexpensive. Debt recovery? Alberta collection to $25,000. Calgary 403-228-1300 or 1-800-347-2540; www. accesslegalresearch.com. CRIMINAL RECORD? You can still get a pardon. Find out how. Call 1-866-242-2411 or visit www.nationalpardon.org. Work and travel freely. Guaranteed by the National Pardon Centre.

Misc. Services

1290

DISCONNECTED PHONE? Phone Factory Home Phone Service. No one refused! Low monthly rate! Calling features and unlimited long distance available. Call Factory today! 1-877-336-2274; www.phonefactory.ca

IRONMAN Scrap Metal Recovery is picking up scrap again! Farm machinery, vehicles and industrial. Serving central Alberta. 403-318-4346 NEED TO ADVERTISE? Province wide classifieds. Reach over 1 million readers weekly. Only $259. + GST (based on 25 words or less). Call this newspaper NOW for details or call 1-800-282-6903 ext. 228.

Painters/ Decorators

1310

RALPH’S PAINTING “When Ralph’s Done Brushing You Don’t Feel Rolled” Journey man painter, serving the area for 25 years

403-843-4172 Personal Services

1315

DATING SERVICE. Long-term/short-term relationships. Free to try! 1-877-297-9883. Live intimate conversation, Call #7878 or 1-888-534-6984. Live adult 1on1 Call 1-866-311-9640 or #5015. Meet local single ladies. 1-877-804-5381. (18+). NEW HERBAL MIRACLE weight-loss, 100% natural, one pill in the morning. Reduced cravings, increased energy, mood. Suppress appetite. Safe for diabetics. Toll free 1-855-288-5366, Willingdon, Alberta OPEN HOUSE - Join this week for only $9.95 a week. Lose weight quickly and safely and keep it off, results guaranteed! Call Herbal Magic today! 1-800-854-5176. TRUE ADVICE! True clarity! True Psychics! 1-877-342-3036 or 1-900-528-6258 or mobile #4486. (18+) $3.19/minute; www.truepsychics.ca.


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Septic Service

1375

SilverBelt Septic Service

MacDonald Old Kennels

!!!ATTENTION!!!

BIG STRAPPER AUCTIONS 4625-46 Street, Lacombe, south of Tim Horton’s. We buy for cash SALES WED. @6 pm.

for your septic tank service & port-a-potti rentals Home 403-843-2840 Cell 403-704-5224

Animal services for Ponoka County

Dog Shelter Boarding Dogs for adoption Dogs to surrender

ANTIQUE SALE 1st SUN. OF THE MONTH will be held Oct. 14,

NOT

Oct. 7 (due to Thanksgiving) 403-782-5693 www.bigstrapperauctions.net

www.pawsandclawsanimalrescue.ca click courtesy adoptions

AL OEMING’S FALL CLASSIC AUCTION. Every type horse drawn vehicle and antiques. Full info online: www.aloemingauctions.com Sunday, October 21, 11 a.m. Superb Event.

Phone (403) 783-7447 Rental Equipment

1340

Buy & Sell #1500 - #1990

ZOOM BOOM

“ SKYTRAC� 10,000 lb., lift 47’ reach. Phone 403-843-6616

Misc. Services

1290

Classifieds Your place to SELL Your place to BUY

Misc. Services

1530

Auctions

EASY!

The easy way to find a buyer for items you want to sell is with a Classified want ad. Phone 1-877-2233311

1290

Misc. Services

1290

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Auctions

CLASSIFIEDS

1530

BIG STRAPPER AUCTIONS 4625-46 Street, Lacombe, south of Tim Horton’s. We buy for cash SALES WED. @6 pm. ANTIQUE SALE 1st SUN. OF THE MONTH Oct. 7 AT 1 P.M. 403-782-5693

Auctions

1530

UNRESERVED OILFIELD AUCTION. Sat., Oct. 27, Medicine Hat, Alberta. Boiler & steamer trucks; picker & flatdeck trucks; skid steers; trailers; excavators; forklifts & tractors; www.schlenkerauction.com or 403-527-2814.

www.bigstrapperauctions.net

FITNESS EQUIPMENT AUCTION. Sat., Oct. 13, 11 a.m., Blackfalds. Selling strength & free weight machines, cardio, sparring & boxing equipment, mats, lockers, office equipment, 2009 handicap scooter & more. See www. montgomeryauctions.com or call 1-800-371-6963. MEIER GUN AUCTION. Saturday, October 27, 11 a.m., 6016 - 72A Ave., Edmonton. 200 guns - handguns, rifles, shotguns, hunting equipment. Call to consign 780-440-1860. RICHIE BROS. AUCTIONEERS Unreserved Public Auction in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan on October 31, 2012. Featuring a complete dispersal for Corner Brook Farms including: 7 Massey Ferguson MFWD Tractors, pickup and flatbed trucks, trailers, custom built sprayers, AG equipment, recreational vehicles and much more! Call 1-800-491-4494 or visit rbauction.com

Building Supplies

1550

LAMINATED POST BUILDINGS FARM AND COMMERCIAL. Prairie Post Frame serving Alberta. For pricing Calgary South, Barrie 403-506-7845; barrier @prairiepostframe.ca Calgary North, Howard 403-586-7678; howard @prairiepostframe.ca METAL ROOFING & SIDING. Best prices! 36� Hi-Tensile TUFF-Rib 29ga. Galvalume $.67 sq. ft. Colours $.82 sq. ft. 40 Year Warranty. ALTA-WIDE Builders Supplies 1-888-263-8254. STEEL BUILDINGS - Canadian made! Reduced prices now! 20x22 $4,455 25x26 $4,995 30x38 $7,275 32x50 $9,800 40x54 $13,995 47x80 $19,600 One end wall included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-668-5422; www.pioneersteel.ca

1660

Firewood

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PUBLIC NOTICE Amendment to Land Use By-Law 7-08-LU The Council of Ponoka County has been asked by Murray & Angela Brittain to amend Land Use By-Law 7-08-LU as follows: Reclassify NE 17-43-01-W5 (approximately 50.0 acres total) from Agricultural District to Agricultural Small Holdings to allow for future subdivision of the rezoned area. Before considering the by-law, Council will hold a Public Hearing at which any person claiming to be affected may ask questions or make comments. This hearing is scheduled for 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the County Administration Building. A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected at the County Administration Building, Ponoka, Alberta during regular office hours. Charlie B. Cutforth Chief Administrative Officer Ponoka County 4205 - Highway #2A PONOKA, Alberta T4J 1V9 Phone: 783-3333 Fax: 783-6965 e-mail: PonokaCounty@PonokaCounty.com

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Beauty and creativity winning combination for gardeners By Treena Mielke

A delightful mix of beautiful flowers displayed in a creatively designed yard has turned out to be a prize-winning combination for a Rimbey couple. Keith and Glenna Spelrem are this year’s winners of the yard and garden contest held by the Rimbey and District Horticulture Club. “Their well designed and carefully planned Rimbey town yard has an appealing Spanish flair to it,” said spokesperson Diana Pearman. “The stone and brickwork is breathtaking: meandering paths, large fish pond and water garden complete with water fall and even a building the owner had constructed to perfect scale from an appealing picture on a calendar.” Pearman said there are delightful surprises in the yard everywhere including lovely sculptures and an outdoor fireplace.” Glenna Spelrem was pleased with the recognition but believes there are many beautiful yards and gardens in Rimbey. “There’s a lot of very nice properties here.” Speller and her husband do all the landscape and design work themselves as well as care for the flowerbeds and mulching the flowerbeds early in the spring is her secret to keeping the weeds under control. Eight gardens were nominated for the contest, and Darlene Polachic, who writes for Gardens West Magazine, came along as part of the group who viewed the yards earlier this summer and helped select the 2012 winner. Continued on Page 24 Keith and Glenna Spelrem are this year’s winners of the yard and garden contest held by the Rimbey and District Horticulture Club with their well designed and carefully planned Rimbey town yard. Photo submitted

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In Annette Devries’ backyard, flowers and vegetables are nurtured in the same bed with their combined colors and textures creating eye candy. Photo submitted

Beauty and creativity in winners DON’T GET CAUGHT IN THE COLD! Continued from Page 23 “She was very impressed with the quality and creativity of the Rimbey gardeners,” said Pearman, adding the winner will be featured in the Garden’s West Magazine. Although there was only one winner, Pearman said all nominees deserve to be recognized for their talent and creativity. Doreen Glanfield’s creative use of space in the side yard between two town homes was especially creative. “She uses that space to its absolute maximum, creating a tranquil and secluded oasis with a patterned pathway of decorative colored shale and rock, mixed in with shade loving hostas and ferns.” Dorothy Stuart excellently uses her small condo yard, Pearman said. “She accepts the challenge of growing some hard to grow plants as well. The feeders in her yard are a wonderful example of the symbiotic relationship we can have with our environment.” Pearlman described Annette Devries’ back-

yard as a secret pleasure where flowers and vegetables are nurtured in the same bed with their combined colors and textures creating eye candy. A red painted pair of wooden shoes displayed in her garden speak of her Dutch heritage. She noted Bob Tierney’s passion for gardening is reflected in his beautiful selection of annuals and perennials, and his creativity is obvious in a lattice wall of scented climbing roses that camouflage his garage. Pearman also complimented Kristy Ledieu for her family friendly landscape, which she said, is both beautiful and practical. And last, but certainly not least, Pearlman said Bonnie Olsen’s perennials, annuals and trees are artistically arranged and her beautiful deck plantings full of appealing color and texture. “Although there was only one winner, there was many things to be learned and admired from each and every yard and all nominees were very much appreciated,” she said.

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Cemetery maintenance man retires after 39 years By June Norvila After being the hired maintenance man for the Bentley Cemetery Board for 39 years, 84-year-old Martin Schneider has decided it is time for him to retire and turn over the reins, or work that is, to someone younger. Cutting five acres of grass was taking much longer and with more headstones has become more painstaking. As of this spring, Martin’s grandsons, 16-year-old Carson Schneider and 13-year-old brother Ty, are now taking on the responsibility under the guidance and watchful eye of Martin, who has been particular, taking great pride and gaining much gratification from what he did from 1973 until 2012. Carson has been accompanying his grandfather since he was about five years old so he is familiar with what has to be done, such as picking rocks and scrubbing stones and he has already developed a feeling of pride in the area. Martin did all the maintenance work at the Bentley Cemetery including grass cutting, tree trimming and planting, land leveling, fence building and mending, cleaning up after storms, and any other jobs that needed doing. The land owned by the cemetery association has expanded about three times, meaning there was extra

work to do at those times. Records are sketchy as the old records were destroyed in a house fire when Mitch Thevenaz was on the board, but the area was started around 1901 judging by dates on stones. There are now about 1,100 graves and 1,000 headstones The main cairn was built about 1934 by Bob and Charlie Woolgar and was since rebuilt about two years ago when cement was giving way and stones had fallen out. The wrought iron gate now in place at the main gate was built by Louis and Carl Wine and installed with help from volunteers. On the cemetery board are Derek Dickau (for 22 years), Bob Garries, Bill Garries and Oran Cabelka. “It is one of the nicest cemeteries in the area,” said Dickau, as he explained some people buy plots in Bentley just because of the location and how well it is looked after. “I liked the work. I like the area. I had no special favorite part. I just like it all,” says Schneider as he reflects back and wonders why in some instances some others don’t treat the area with the respect it deserves. He and his family continue to keep an eye out for vandals and try to protect the place, and hope others will, too.

Maintenance man Martin Schneider poses in front of the rebuilt cairn in the Bentley Cemetery. He has retired from the position after 39 years. Photo by June Norvila

Make a healthy donation Submitted their time to enhance local health Philanthropic support for health care. The committee works with the care is demonstrated in a variety of David Thompson Health Trust – a ways. We see grateful patients mak- registered charity that provides philing a donation as their way of giving anthropic and fundraising leadership back to the department that provided and support services to the Fundraisthem with great care, or friends and ing Committee in Rimbey — as well family donating to the Hospital in as numerous health care fundraising celebration of a special event like the bodies across central Alberta. Workbirth of a newborn. A significant gift ing together, the health trust and that made a difference at the Rimbey fundraising committee ensure donaHospital and Care Centre came in tions are used as directed. All donathe form of a memorial tribute. Linda Vanderleest commemo- tions made to the Rimbey Hospital rated the legacy of her parents, Wil- and Care Centre are used for health liam and Ruth Mitchell, by making care enhancements in Rimbey. Visit www.rimbeyhealthdonaa memorial donation in their names. Through this generous donation, she tions.com to see more ways donahonoured her parents in a meaning- tions are making a difference and for ful way, while enhancing the quality current fundraising causes. of health care in Rimbey. Patients are now benefitting first hand CANADIAN COURSE from Linda’s donation; This is the course you need to her memorial donation, along with the get your firearms license. generous gifts made by Keyera, Penn West, and Sunday, Oct. 14, 8 am the Rimbey Hospital Rimbey Prov. Bldg Auxiliary, enabled the purchase of the new ul5025 - 55 St trasound located in the emergency room. Non-restricted course and exam $120 Fundraising initiaRestricted Firearms exam available $80 tives for the Rimbey Combined $180 Hospital and Care Centre are led by the Rimbey Health Services To register call Guy 780-461-7686 Donation Committee, a dedicated group of volunteers who share

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Chinese visit Brinks’ pulse fields By June Norvila There were some special foreign visitors at a farm in the Rainy Creek area. A recent tour hosted by the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission highlighting pulse crops was attended by a Chinese delegation of 10, including four researchers, as well as about 40 other central Alberta farmers. The group met at the Grace Lutheran Church west of Bentley and was escorted around to see faba bean crops in the area surrounding the church. Some staff from the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission gave informative talks, and discussions and a barbecue followed in the church basement after the field tour. The Chinese also wanted to see a real Canadian farm and were invited to the farm of Harvey Brink and family where they saw the Brink setup. “They really enjoyed the tour of feedlot, farm machinery, grain bins and house area. They asked many questions and were fascinated at how big everything in Canada was,” stated Coby Brink, Harvey’s wife.

The Chinese delegation included four research scientists from the Department of Agriculture in China (two men and two women), one of whom was also the translator and has been in contact with scientists at the Lacombe Research Station. The Chinese are researching how to make faba beans/pulses a viable crop for farmers in their own country. They are working hard to make farming sustainable and have a mandate to feed their own people. Harvey Brink has been asked to speak at the commission’s general meeting in Three Hills in November about his experience growing, harvesting and marketing his faba beans. The Alberta Pulse Growers Commission represents 4,700 growers of dry peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. Their vision is to have Alberta pulses recognized by consumers as environmentally friendly, healthy, nutritious, and recognized by all producers as being an essential element in a sustainable cropping system, noted Jennifer Blair, the communications co-ordinator for the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission.

A recent tour hosted by the Alberta Pulse Growers Commission highlighting pulse crops was attended by a Chinese delegation of 10, including four researchers, as well as about 40 other central Alberta farmers. June Norvila Photo

Randy Giesbrecht lets “best friend” Beulah munch on Bentley grass. Photo by June Norvila

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Buffalo visits Bentley By June Norvila A large grass-chomping visitor was in Bentley recently. Randy Giesbrecht from Red Deer was back with his “best friend,” two-year-old Beulah. He raised the now 800-pound-plus buffalo from birth, bottle feeding her special milk until she was more than six months old and giving her lots of extra special care. “I try to work with her everyday,” he says. He wants to keep her used to people and noises because he makes appearances with her at senior lodges and special events. “I trust her and she trusts me,” he says as Beulah sucks on his fingers like a month-old calf. He does ride Beulah, but admits he has been dumped a few times. On occasion Beulah has sported the Bentley Generals hockey team banner. Giesbrecht has made other visits to town before to ride around as practice. He no longer is allowed to ride Beulah in Red Deer.


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Thank You

JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION OF GULL LAKE 2012 PRO AM EVENT TITLE SPONSORS

- Downton’s Transport Ltd. - Woods Edward Engineering Ltd.

ACE SPONSORS

- Lubexx Enterprises Ltd. - Rimbey Home Hardware - Camdon Construction - Flynn Bros. Projects - Kipp Scott GMC Cadillac - Servus Credit UnionRimbey - D & J Consulting - Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd. - Sidestreet Liquor Store - Top Tech Communications Corp. - Mr & Mrs Real Estate - Strategic Survey Services Ltd. - Taylor Made Golf - Gull Lake Golf Course - Red Deer Motors - The Johns Family - Telsec - Sunny 94

BIRDIE SPONSORS

- Rimbey Co-op - New West Geomatics - John Hull Architect - Buist Motor Products - Providence Trucking - CRB Consulting Ltd. - Rick Smith - Pat and Jennifer Hamilton - Rimbey TV & Electronics - Jamie Wood - Clare McMahon - Rhonda and Bob Barraclough - Sunshine Food Distributors - Gull Lake Junior Golf League - Nicholas Hovelkamp - Anonymous

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- Central Alberta REA - Dave and Susan Younggren - Parcels Trucking (2007) Ltd. - Black Gold Oil Well Operators - Colin Hacault Construction - G.L.D.C. Gas Co-op. Ltd.

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- Roll’n Well Servicing - Langelaar Transport - Red Deer RV Parts & Service - Honda Red Deer - Ace Vegetation Service - Sylvan Truck Ranch - Angles Technical Services

Silent Auction Donours

Accu Printing and Design, Wolf Creek Golf Resort, Innisfail Golf Course, Charlie Herder, Harold Lissel, Anderson Services, Jeannie Polowick, Mr. and Mrs. Real Estate, Servus Credit Union(Rimbey), Hetesi Family, B & B Cowie Insulation, Contact Chemicals, Moore Family, A. Mueller Family, Families of RV Heaven, Pearce Family, Canadian Tire(North Red Deer), Balmoral Golf Course, Gentex Oilfield Manufacturing, Strathmore Golf Course, City of Camrose, Alpine Drywall, Sunshine Food Distributors, The Liquor Hutch, Sunny 94, Gull Lake Golf Course, MGM Ford Lincoln , Altered Images, Norm Aichele, Gull Lake Deer Creek Gas Co-Op, Duane Franke, Jennifer Robak, Tom Ford, Gull Lake Junior League, Prairie Oilfield Rentals, Wei’s Western Wear, Barraclough Family, Michael’s Studio, Thomas Mueller

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