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Vol. LX, No. 19

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March 27, 2012

Everyone Reads The Booster!

Inside... Augustana visual art student, Kristi Abramoff, puts the finishing touches on a piece for the Augustana Student Grant Art Exhibition this weekend.

Something for Seniors Pages 12 and 13 Guide to Beauty Page 14 Entertainment and Dining Guide Pages 15 to 18 Your Financial Future Page 19 Spring Cleaning Page 26 and 27 Obituaries Pages 29 On the Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 34 to 41 Classifieds Pages 43 to 50

News Features Schools still looking for solutions to enrolment problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

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Hockey Vikings cap a stellar season . . . . . . . . . . 6 Baumgardner receives top Sisters of Providence award . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 CLBI students working to save orphanage in Haiti . . . . . 36

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Schools still looking for solutions to enrolment problems By Dan Jensen

One year after the Battle River School Division board of trustees gave them a second chance at life, the schools at Rosalind, Lougheed and Strome are still struggling with attendance issues. Lougheed School has seen its student numbers dip to 47 students, down from 61 students in 2010-2011, while Strome School has seen its numbers dip to 59 students, down from 70 in 2010-2011. The only bright spot is in Rosalind, where the numbers have increased to 54 students, up from 52 students in 20102011. All three schools remain below BRSD's Critical Minimum Enrolment Guideline of 80

for a Kindergarten or Grades 1 to 9 school. Changes made

The schools have responded to the low numbers by consolidating classes, and by reducing the number of teaching and support staff, as well as administrative time and administrative support. Parents in the three communities have also banded together to provide assistance and support, as they promised the BRSD trustees they would. They have also been searching for options and alternatives aimed at increasing the viability of their school for the long term. In the most recent effort, the BRSD has partnered with the school councils in each of the three schools to offer a virtual

learning pilot project. School councils are purchasing laptops for students in Grades 4 to 6, while BRSD is providing training to the teaching staff on how to adapt their classroom planning to include an online component so that students can access materials and learning resources from around the globe. "Literally, they are learning to bring the world into their classrooms for the benefits of students," said a statement from BRSD. Trial period

BRSD superintendent of schools Dr. Larry Payne and the trustees feel the laptop project needs to be given a valid trial period, and that the school communities need a true opportunity to develop more options for

County council gives first reading to area structure plan By Murray Green

Camrose County council gave first reading to the proposed zoning amendment bylaw at its March 13 meeting. A motion was passed to start the process of Bylaw 1224 to redistrict Pt. NW 5-50-20-W4 from A agricultural to CR-2 – large lot country residential district. An applicant submitted an area structure plan and requested that the county rezone 147 acres of land to develop 23 residential lots on the quarter. "The proposal will allow the developer to accommodate the maximum number of lots permitted under our land use regulations, which is 24 lots unless serviced by water and sewer. The applicant does not plan on serving the subdivision with water or sewer, each lot will be responsible for its own systems," said county planner Anjah Howard. "This application was originally brought to council in 2008, but was tabled after second reading to allow for the completion of the Miquelon Area Structure Plan. The process must start from the beginning though, because council only has two years to finalize a bylaw and the time period has expired." Approving first reading will allow the planning department to circulate the proposed redistricting and area structure plan to the affected parties. "Landowners are encouraged to keep natural vegetation on land next to rivers and streams. In order to provide an economic incentive, council may, if requested, rezone such land for recreational or residential uses," said Anjah in her report to council. There is a strong demand for rural residential parcels and council is willing to meet this demand provided that it does not damage agriculture or the environment, or impede the logical and economic growth of urban areas. "The demand for rural residential parcels will be met from two sources: multi-lot subdivisions, and the subdivision of

yard sites out of farm quarters. In order to reduce conflicts with agriculture, council believes it is better to concentrate most multilot subdivisions in a few welldefined areas, leaving the rest of the county primarily agricultural." Before a new area is opened up for multi-lot residential use, council must be satisfied that loss of farm land, the effect on nearby agricultural operations, and conflicts with resource extraction are all within acceptable limits. Development must be selfsupporting financially, requiring no subsidy from the taxpayers for the capital cost of roads or other municipal services. Where a quarter section is likely to be subdivided into more than four residential parcels, the landowner will be required to prepare an outline plan for the property, showing the general scheme of development, roads and drainage, lot sizes, how water and sewer will be provided to the lots, and how the development will relate to surrounding lands. This outline plan must be accepted by council before any of the land is rezoned for residential use. In order to maintain a rural look, no more than 24 lots will normally be allowed on a quarter section, unless the subdivision is to be served by a piped water system, in which case a maximum of 40 lots may be allowed. If a quarter section being subdivided contains some areas of better quality soil, those areas must normally be left as a single large parcel and the residential lots concentrated on the poorer soil. Structure plan

Natural drainage and wetlands should not be diverted, modified, or filled unless under unnecessary hardship or practical difficulties, as determined by the county and approved by provincial authorities. Removal of wetlands should be avoided where possible. If unavoidable, the provincial policy for wetland compensation will be utilized. Existing tree stands should be retained unless they are determined to be unhealthy and beyond rehabilitation by a qualified professional. Continued to page 18

the future. How much longer they might have to do that, however, is still unknown. "I did not bring forward any recommendations regarding school closure for the 2011-2012 school year," said Dr. Payne, "but we have made it clear that we cannot commit to more than one school year. We can't predict what will happen for the 20122013 school year." While the Lougheed, Strome and Rosalind Schools are the ones that are in the spotlight, the problem with declining enrolment is one that is being felt across the division. As the rural populations change, so does the school population. "In the coming school year we are predicting that about 250 more students will finish

Grade 12 than will start Grade 1," said BRSD board of trustees chair Cheryl Smith. "There are some specific pockets of growth, but generally, all areas of the division are experiencing this downward trend." The total student population has decreased by about 1500 over the last fifteen years, leading Smith and the trustees to accept the fact that the status quo is just not good enough. "Our funding is based on the number of students we have," said Smith. "We have to adapt and change with the realities of our time to ensure that we continue to provide the highest quality educational service to our students while living within our financial means."

Special birthday

Mayor Marshall Chalmers presents a certificate to Margaret Rolston in honour of her 100th birthday. By Dan Jensen

Margaret Rolston celebrated her 100th birthday in the company of family members, relatives and friends at Deer Meadows Sunday (March 25). Rolston replies to questions about the secret of her longevity with a simple shrug. "I guess the key is to be satisfied with what you have and be happy where you are, and I am happy," she said. Rolston has been a resident of Deer Meadows since the spring of 2003. Her main interests include reading, playing cards, and listening to stories about her six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. "She still walks over to visit with me," said her daughter, Carol Pederson. Rolston is proud of the fact that she doesn't require any medications. Rolston was born on March 25, 1912, to Mary and Carl

Aherbeck in the Vang district, near Wetaskiwin. "She was the middle child of three girls," said Pederson. Rolston's mother died in 1916, leaving her and her sisters to be raised by their father and uncle. Rolston took Grades 1 to 4 at Navarino, Wisconsin, Grades 5 to 8 at Vang Country School, and Grades 9 to 11 at Wetaskiwin. Striking out on her own, Rolston attended the Normal School, in Camrose, where she received training on how to be a teacher. In 1920 Rolston taught 29 students in Grades 1 to 8 at Sparling School at Millet, for $750 a year. She next taught at Crooked Lake for two years. Times were so tough then that a lot of the schools were closed. One of her first teaching positions in Camrose was at the United Church, where she was given a group of 25 boys and

nine girls who were considered "problem students." "They were not bad kids," she recalled. "We got along just fine." Altogether, Roston taught for 33 and one half years, seventeen of which were in Camrose. Rolston married Clarence Kjorlien, a welder and machinist, on May 16, 1935. The couple had two children, Monrad, in 1937, and Carol, in 1942. Sadly, Monrad passed away this past February. On May 25, 1975, Rolston married Ray Rolston, who already had one son, three daughters and many grandchildren and grandchildren. The couple spent a fair amount of time travelling, visiting much of the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, as well as England, Wales, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Italy, and Israel. They also spent time cruising the Caribbean and Pacific oceans.


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Holy Week Liturgies For 2012 ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH 5010-48A Ave., Camrose, Parish Office: (780) 672-1131 Pastor: Rev. Larry Pederson

PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD March 31st - Saturday - 5:00 pm April 1st - Sunday - 9:00 am & 11:00 am April 2nd - The Chrism Mass - St. Joseph’s Basilica - 7:00 pm

CELEBRATION OF THE EASTER TRIDUUM Day One of the Easter Triduum: FIRST LITURGY: Thursday of the Lord’s Supper Evening Mass April 5th - 7:30 pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11:00 pm SECOND LITURGY: Friday of the Passion of the Lord April 6th - 10:30am & 3:00 pm Day Two of the Easter Triduum: HOLY SATURDAY April 7th - 11:00 am - Morning Prayer, Blessing of Children, Easter Baskets & Festive Foods Day Three of the Easter Triduum: THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD April 7th - Easter Vigil - 10:00 pm April 8th - Easter Sunday - 9:00 am & 11:00 am These three days of celebration help us to understand what we celebrate every Sunday at Mass and why we do gather for Mass each Sunday of the year. Please bring your favourite bell to ring at the Gloria on Thursday of the Lord’s Supper Evening Mass, Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Masses to express out joy in celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter Water will be blessed at the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday Masses. It will be available at the church entry. Bring your own bottles or use those provided by the parish. Use the Easter Water to bless your Easter Dinner and for blessings in your homes. Note: During Holy Week Liturgies incense will NOT be used.

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Watch for new store opening on Main Street in April! classroom, this creative and talented Event Planner, in recent years, has taken on instructor assignments for the Institute of Wedding and Event Design. This has meant working in Atlanta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina, Washington, D.C. and other major markets. She will soon embark on additional training assignments on a West Coast tour. Kristen Hunter Kristen Hunter will bring her training and experience to has earned a solid serve East Central Albeta. reputation for her Kristen Hunter, a 2000 CCHS attention to detail in planning graduate, who grew up on a dairy farm in events for crowds of less than 50 the Camrose area, is formally educated to more than 800 guests. She has in the field of event planning. She is a a contract with the B.C. Pacific graduate of the Art Institute of Vancouver Coastal Logging Association. with a Diploma in Event Management. She has led event planning for Kristen’s post-secondary prestigious events such as the education in her chosen field, continued BMO Vancouver Marathon and with her completion of training with the the Intact Insurance Edmonton Wedding Planners Insititute of Canada Marathon. Rick Orman’s team (Wedding Coordination Certificate), counted on her skill for his Institute of Wedding & Event Design recent PC leadership campaign. (Accredited Event Designer). On a smaller, albeit perhaps Based on her career accomplishmore important level due to its ments, both in the field and in the relevancy to Booster readers, Kristen’s work was judged Best Decorated Booth at the recent Enchanted Bridal Fair in Camrose! As is the case for many who grew up in the Camrose area, Kristen has decided to “come home.” She recognizes there is a huge void in east central Alberta for both product and service in her chosen field of event planning. “It’s not everyone who has Whatever your event need is, Kristen the time, patience or ability to make sure everything is perfect for their wedding, can make it happen!

anniversary, corporate fundraiser or other company function. Often, this task is left to someone who simply is not equipped or trained to do the job with perfection,” notes Kristen. “That’s why people need to call me. It’s my job. But, its’ more – it’s my passion!” Watch for Kristen Hunter Events & Decor opening across the avenue west of T.D. Bank in early April. The store will be equipped with product you need to make an impression on guests: chair covers, runners. arches, lighting, drapes, backdrops, head table fashions, linens, centerpieces and lots, lots more. Product formerly available only in much bigger centres like Edmonton! And, don’t forget about the unique talent and impressive credentials of owner Kristen Hunter, who can help you (if you require it) from setup to tear-down!

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We are the champions! Pro Sports Photography The Augustana Vikings captured the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference trophy and championship banner by beating the NAIT Ooks 3-2 in double overtime on March 24 in Edmonton. The Vikings won the final series in four games and celebrated the first title in nearly 40 years.

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Hockey Vikings cap a stellar season By Murray Green The Augustana Vikings needed a second overtime period to defeat the NAIT Ooks 3-2 and capture the provincial hockey title on March 24. For the first time in almost 40 years, the Vikings earned the gold medals in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. MVP goalie Joel Danyluk made the difference in the playoffs as Augustana won the final series in four games. The NAIT Ooks had some fight still left in them. The Augustana Vikings found that out when the visitors beat them 2-1 in overtime in front of about 1,400 fans in the EnCana Arena on March 23. NAIT scored early, but the Vikings carried the play until they notched the equalizer in the second period. A goal-mouth scramble worked in favour of the Ooks as they garnered the winner late in the first overtime frame. "We could have created a little more offence and drove to the net better," said Vikings forward Adam Johnson. "That is the way it goes and that's why the playoffs are not a best of one. We just have to be ready to go tomorrow." The Vikings came out pumped for the last game. It was tough to see in excess of 1,400 fans missing a chance to celebrate. "We are not used to playing in front of that many people and we had a bit of nerves and you could see that at the start of the game," said Adam. "But, it's great to have that kind of support from the city." In fact, the Vikings seemed to have the majority of fans in the last contest in Edmonton than the Ooks. After losing two straight, NAIT changed goalies and the switch seemed to work. "They play a similar style. They are not big goalies, so we know that we have to go up high. They play the angles really well," said Adam. "Shannon has played well, we just have to get more traffic in front of her." Adam said the team has to play a more physical game to win the championship. "This was a wake-up for us. We can't just show up, we need to work harder for it." The Vikings defeated NAIT 3-1 in front of a huge hometown crowd in the opening game of the final series on March 16. Matthew Foster garnered two straight goals in the middle frame to lift the Augustana offence. Dane Bonish put the game out of reach for the Vikings with his goal in the final minutes of the last period. In Edmonton, Kenny Bradley, Matthew Foster, Adam Johnson, Torrie Dyck and Scott Aucoin all scored to give the Vikings a 5-2 victory. In all four games, goalie Joel Danyluk made numerous saves to pick up the wins in the Augustana net.


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Grand Palladiuim Vallarta Resort & Spa ++++½ April 14 – 7 Nights ALL INCLUSIVE

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$584 + tax

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Barcelo Marina Palace ++++ April 16 – 7 Nights ALL INCLUSIVE

$638 + tax

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Allegro Papagayo (Cameleon) ++++ March 29 – 7 Nights ALL INCLUSIVE

$697 + tax

$948 + tax

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One bedroom. Ideal for lake lot, farm house, acreage or golf course. Has 4” walls, 6” floors and ceiling, on 3 axles. Fully furnished with window covers, air conditioner, forced air furnace, ball hitch and extras. Excellent condition. Will take trades. Call 780.672.6828 for more information.

New bookings only, Edmonton Departures. Package prices are per person, based on double occupancy in lead room category. Prices subject to availability and change at time of booking. Departure taxes, transportation fees, GST (where applicable), supplements, fuel surcharges and ATSC are not included. Prices and space are available at time of our advertising deadline. For full terms & conditions see the Transat Holidays Sun 2011-2012 brochures.

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Looking for a great family community?

Welcome to Rosalind! • only 20 paved miles SE of Camrose • paved streets, excellent sports facilities and programs • active service organizations support our community • beautifully treed, serviced lots for only $8,500 • affordable homes for sale • great K-9 School with exceptional academic and athletic performance; creative, supportive learning experience for your children Call 780-375-3996 or visit www.villageofrosalind for more info

NORTON METCALFE RECOGNIZED Camrose Country Opry president Doug Ezeald (left) presented a certificate of appreciation Feb. 25 to Norton Metcalfe (centre), who served as president of the Opry for five years. Metcalfe then presented a cheque for $2,500 to Bailey Theatre Society president Dan Olofson. The cheque fulfilled a $5,000 commitment to the Bailey that was made by Norton and his wife, Olive.

PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Letters to the Editor Letters are welcomed but please limit them to 500 words or less and sign with first name, initial, surname, address and phone number; only name of writer and city or town will be printed. Letters to third parties are not accepted. The Camrose Booster may edit for length, clarity, legality, personal abuse, good taste, public interest and availability of space. The Camrose Booster thanks you for your interest in the letters page and encourages your comments. Election looming

Spring is in the air. There is a looming Alberta election coming upon us Albertans. Alberta is now in the red. Ralph Klein when he was in power paid off our debt. We had all of our bills paid. But then a new premier came and put Alberta back in the red. What we need is a party who will put us back in the black again. If there is a party who has a budget in mind that will not raise taxes. If there is a party who would have the guts to cut certain areas like the runaway MLA salaries that are out of touch with reality. The Wildrose Alliance Party has shown us this sort of budget that would get Alberta back on track again. On election day, the voter will have to decide to vote in: a) a very out of touch party who has a very bad spending problem or b) a new true Conservative party who is listening to Alber-

tans and who has a budget that will put Alberta in the black. They have found money to hire 1,400 plus teachers, 1,000 health care workers, 1,000 senior support aides, they can keep the $1,400 raise for AISH as well as 300 more policemen – all without raising taxes. On election day, Albertans will answer that question. I sure hope that for the sake of all of us Albertans that the majority will make the right choice. Lorne Vanderwoude Camrose Absent government Seven representatives from CNIP (Concerned Neighbours in Partnership), a group of about 30 landowners from the BattleRiver/ Wainwright Constituency, were introduced by Rachel Notley in the Legislature on March 15th. The intent of CNIP's visit to the Legislature was to have the NDP table the CNIP Anti-Bill Petition in the House. Some topics addressed during Question Period that day included seniors' long-term care, care standards, and serious incidents (crises); the multi-million dollar Alberta First Nations' upgrader project, that the Government vetoed because, according to Minister Morton, the "risk to the taxpayers was too high"; municipal taxation; the $3 billion "critical" DC transmission lines (which Morton claimed are absolutely necessary); MLA pay for non-existing Committee meetings; the number of and criteria used for pending school closures (not forthcoming); ... and bully-

ing – which Education Minister Lukaszuk claimed is "never acceptable." This exchange on "bullying" was ironic because amid much noise/disturbance (called "interjection" in the Alberta Hansard records), Mr. Kowalski, the Speaker of the House, pointed out "Some people might include in the definition of bullying those who yell at others." Kowalski's comment, however, did not reduce or deter the noisy "interjections." How embarrassing! There were grade six students, two children connected to the Summerside Playground, and several foreign Rotary exchange students, as Assembly guests in the Public Gallery, observing all this. To add to this embarrassment, when not actively engaged in the heckling, yelling, and "bullying," numerous MLAs (ours included) showed (obvious) disrespect by being fixated on their i-pads, and/or texting on their cell phones. The Premier was absent. House Members arrived late and left early. Despite being scheduled for three-hour sessions each Thursday afternoon, numerous Members had already left the House by 2:43 p.m. (a mere one hour and 13 minutes after the Session began). During a first reading of two new Bills (Bill 205, Scrap Metal Dealers and Recyclers Identification Act. Bill 209, Homeowner Protection Act), and the "tabling" of the CNIP AntiBill Petition, the majority of the seats were empty. The few voicevotes (i.e. "ayes") for the Bills were pretty feeble. Continued on page 18

Never a Time for Apathy Last Tuesday, March 20, the Edmonton Journal appeared with a brand new look: newly-designed masthead in color, new type style, new six-column format, and numerous other changes throughout the paper, all intended to be forward-looking and to better serve its readers. While I noted the changes with approval, it was the repeat of a 1938 story (section D5) that really caught my attention. It caught my attention because it was a reminder that, even in our advanced, democratic country, we must be ever watchful lest people we trust attempt to yank our freedoms from us. In 1938, the Edmonton Journal became the first nonAmerican newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize which is the highest award in North American journalism. It ranks with the New York Times coverage of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The Journal won it for leading a coalition of Alberta newspapers to oppose in court Social Credit premier William Aberhart’s press gag act, a censorship act that would have required newspapers to print government statements, reveal sources and would have banned stories from non-government-approved sources. ‘Bible Bill’ Aberhart’s government passed the Accurate News and Information Act in 1937 but, as rarely happens, Lieutenant Governor John C. Bowen refused to give it Royal Assent. The act was subsequently struck down by the Supreme Court of Canada and by the British Privy Council. John Imrie, Journal managing director, said when accepting the Pulitzer Prize at Columbia University School of Journalism, that freedom of the press is “the very essence of democracy ... Government control of the press is an indispensable instrument of dictatorship.” Imrie also pledged “... for democracy we will continue with unabated vigour, without equivocation or surrender and notwithstanding whatever sacrifice may be involved, the struggle to preserve inviolate in Alberta those fundamentals of liberty and freedom that are common and glorious heritage of your people and mine.” It was a momentous story that needs to be remembered for two reasons: the Pulitzer Prize is very prestigious and to this day is proudly displayed; but much more important, especially because someone was watchful and had the courage to actually take the action that earned the prize. May this flashback in history be an incentive to all citizens to continually pay attention to what our legislators and parliamentarians are doing. Aberhart was a powerfully persuasive orator; he gave hope to a populace depressed by the Great Depression of the 1930s and they made him premier of the province. But when he was angered by a critical free press he acted rashly. Kudos to the Journal, and other supportive newspapers, for the courage to stand up to a government's bullying. I retell this story because I believe our governments, even today in our democratic nation, at times come alarmingly close to muzzling freedoms. There is never a time for apathy. It is always time for media to responsibly deliver fair and accurate news and to defend the right to do so – in whatever color of ink or type style; it is always time for citizens to be watchful lest their precious freedoms be lost.


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GOPHER CONTROL STRYCHNINE PROGRAM 2% Liquid Strychnine Concentrate for Richardson’s Ground Squirrel Control will be available by the end of March Please call Agricultural Services at

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Palliative Care in Camrose and Area • Have you or someone you know had experience with caring for a loved one in their final days? • Are you interested in helping to shape the future of end-of-life care in the Camrose region?

If so, we’d love to hear your ideas! The Hospice Society of Camrose and District is seeking your input about regional palliative care and the possible establishment of a palliative care hospice in Camrose. We are speaking to those involved in service delivery and to those who have used those services. We want your opinions about: • What worked for you and your family in the current system? • Are there areas for improvement in the currently available services? • What could be done differently to support families and patients?

Please give us your insights and ideas. We want to hear from you! Free admission – Open invitation Peace Hills Lodge, Rosehaven Heritage Building, 4501-60 St., Wetaskiwin 4612-53 Street, Camrose Wednesday, March 28 Saturday, March 31 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

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and the only requirement is a shared interest in music. Programs of old-time and contemporary music are presented for seniors, lodges and care facilities. The Camrose Golden Tones will be hosting several out-of- town senior choirs in the annual senior choir concert

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Golden Tones need members The Camrose Golden Tones are on the lookout for new members. The Camrose Golden Tones practice every Monday from 1:30 to 3:30 September through May in the Mirror Lake Centre Music Room. There are no auditions

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HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 noon5:00 p.m.

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LIGHT REFRESHMENTS SERVED For additional information, please call David Hargreaves, Hargreaves & Associates – 780-913-3741

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beginning at 1 p.m. May 18. Tickets include an afternoon of entertainment that will be followed by light lunch and fellowship. More information on the Golden Tones is available from Emma at 780-672-6244, Gwen at 780-672-6170 or Ioan at 780-672-3056.

780-672-1992 4704-49 Avenue (located a few doors east of Fountain Tire in City Centre Camrose) Open Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sat., 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Strome Telecommunication Tower ATCO Electric is planning to replace the existing Strome telecommunications tower which is located in NE 25-44-16 W4M. The tower site is directly south of Highway 13 and east of the Town of Daysland, within Flagstaff County. The new tower will be a 111 meter (m) tall steel lattice structure supported by guy wires. To accommodate the new tower, the existing site will be expanded to an area of approximately 171m by 217m. ATCO Electric is applying to Alberta Utilities Commission, Industry Canada and Flagstaff County for the necessary approvals. If approval is granted, construction will begin in October 2012. You are invited to provide public comments to ATCO Electric within the next 30 days of this notice. The closing date for these submissions is April 30, 2012.

Our Own Top Performers From 2011: L to R: Carman Mason, Leona Calhoun, Tom Calhoun, Kathy Niven, Don Forestier, Tracy Brandingen, Russ Nielson (Missing Corey Jacobsen)

Please contact: Rubi Ubhi, ATCO Electric 10035-105 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2V6 Phone toll-free 1-855-420-5775, fax 780-420-5030 E-mail consultation@atcoelectric.com

Each of these hard working, knowledgeable sales professionals was recently recognized for their personal achievement during 2011. Lifetime Award of Excellence Diamond Award Director’s Platinum Kathy Niven

Kathy Niven

Don Forestier Russ Nielson

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Carman Mason Tom Calhoun Leona Calhoun

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Kathy Niven Carman Mason Don Forestier Russ Nielson

Congratulations, from management and your fellow realtors on your exceptional performance!

Rose Country Realty 780-672-8835 6223 - 48 Ave, Camrose

“It’s a privilege to serve as your M.L.A.” The strength of communities comes from working together. Our Wetaskiwin-Camrose constituency, like our province, has great potential for a vibrant future. My commitment is to keep working for you.

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SPRING IS HERE. BETTER START THINKING ABOUT NEXT WINTER.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING The Bethany Group is now accepting applications for occupancy of Jamieson Manor – an affordable housing project JAMIESON MANOR 49 Suites

Rent (varies Maximum Annual by floor plan) Household Income

4 – Bachelor Suites

$370-$385

$25,500

21 – 1-bedroom Suites

$545-$575

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16 – 2-bedroom Suites

$660-$775

$33,000

4 – 1-bedroom Barrier-free Suites

$575

$27,500

4 – 2-bedroom Barrier-free Suites

$710

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* WHO CAN APPLY FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING? Have been assigned. Remaining applications are on a waiting list

• designed for low to moderate income households (see maximum income above) • must provide rental references from current and past landlords

BUY A NEW 2013 ARCTIC CAT® SNOWMOBILE Don’t Pay Until March 2013 OR 6.9% Financing for 60 Months

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Toll Free 1.866.608.2001

*Offer valid 3/1/12 – 4/20/12 at participating Canadian dealers to Canadian residents on new and unused 2013 Arctic Cat snowmobiles, excluding youth, race, rental and special services models. Demo models are excluded from the 3-Year Limited Warranty. See dealer for details. DON’T PAY UNTIL MARCH 2013 offers no interest until February 2013 with the first payment due March 2013, and 6.9% FINANCING FOR 60 MONTHS is financed through HSBC Retail Services Limited and is subject to credit approval; not all applicants will qualify for credit. Minimum financing total of $3,000, amortized up to 60 months. Financing promotions void where prohibited. 3-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY includes 12-month limited factory warranty and 24-month extended service contract through Cornerstone. Spring is Guaranteed to be the best time to place your order for the exciting lineup of 2013 Arctic Cat snowmobiles. Customers that order any new qualifying 2013 Arctic Cat snowmobile, place a $500 deposit by April 20, 2012 and take delivery before October 1, 2012 or 20 days from shipment to the dealer, whichever is greater, will earn the best Consumer Program, PLUS $500 CAT CASH. Offer subject to change without notice. Certain restrictions apply. Excludes tax, freight and dealer setup. Always wear a helmet and don’t drink and ride. ®™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Arctic Cat Inc. ©2012 Arctic Cat Sales Inc., Thief River Falls, MN 56701.

WHAT IS PROVIDED? • rent includes heat, water and sewer, and taxes • tenants will pay for their own power, telephone, cable TV and household content insurance • coin operated laundry facilities available on each level • on-site building caretaker • elevator HOW DO I APPLY? • applications are available at The Bethany Group – Housing Office, located at 4612-53 Street, or contact us at 780-679-2002 for more information

Thanks for counting on us! 2011 was an exceptional year for us as a sales team. Our performance in selling Camrose and area properties during the past year was recognized recently by Royal LePage. Our awards were made possible because of people like you who look to us for advice, assistance and results when buying or selling homes, farms, acreages and businesses.

Pie anyone?

For your confidence in us and for allowing us to work for you, our sincerest of thanks.

Don Forestier and Kathy Niven Realtors®

Royal LePage Rose Country Realty Ltd. Eileen Hunter of the Camrose United Church Women eagerly serves customers pie during the pie social on March 17. About 90 pies were sold by the slice or whole pie. The funds generated from the semiannual sale will go towards new flooring in the church.

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“Old Fashioned Holiday” Mississippi River Cruise From Memphis to New Orleans

Nov. 27 to Dec. 10, 2012, 14 nights Includes: 4 nights Branson, 1 night Memphis, 7 night River Cruise, 1 night New Orleans

Call for details.

World Travel (Camrose) Ltd. Travel is our only business

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Phone (780)672-7777 6601-48 Ave Duggan Mall, Camrose info@worldtravelcamrose.com

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Talk to us today about the benefits of pre-planning final arrangements. The idea of advance funeral planning is one which many people would rather not think about. However, planning your own funeral is one of the kindest things you can do for your loved ones. At a time of grief, your family members will be spared the stress of making important, emotionally draining decisions. Preplanning also ensures your final arrangements will be carried out according to your exact wishes, in a costsensitive manner. Call us today for more information about advance funeral planning or to arrange a no-obligation consultation with one of our directors.

CAMROSE DENTURE CLINIC 4867-51 Street, Camrose

Think You’ve Heard It All? • Hearing Evaluations • State-of-the-Art Hearing Aids • Hearing Aid Batteries and Accessories • Full Time Repair Service • In-home appointments available

4817-51 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-2121 RECORDED OBITUARY LINE: 780-679-2400 "Dedicated service since 1906"

Check with us to see if your costs are 100% covered

Ensure you receive the maximum benefit from your hearing aid. With today's technology, our clients have more products and styles to choose from than ever before to best meet their needs. See our full line of Artificially Intelligent models, highly discreet and comfortable to wear.

To hear the difference we can make, contact us today.

Hauck Hearing Centre Ltd. 5015-49 St., Camrose, AB

CAMROSE & DAYSLAND www.burgarfuneralhome.com Claire Milligan Board Certified in Hearing Instument Sciences

Phone (780)672-4808 WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE


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The GPS finds your location and help is on the way. These devices are also ideal for those with dementia or developmental disabilities who may wander or have unpredictable behavior. SafeTracks enables you to reclaim your lifestyle and enjoy every moment.

CAMROSE (Head Office) 4301-38 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-3204

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Plan Now For Their Future Needs You’ve worked your entire life to build your assets. Sound estate planning can ensure these hard-earned assets are passed on to your family according to your wishes, without interference. Talk to us today about developing a plan that makes sense for you and your loved ones. Estate Planning • Wills • Enduring Power of Attorney • Personal Directives Estate Administration • Legal services associated with probate of the will

(780)672-9288 Camrose

(780)806-2245 Wainwright

4918-51 STREET CAMROSE (780)672-8851

A menu fit for Seniors Enjoy all your favorites in portions made for you Both the restaurant and dining room in the Norsemen Inn offer a wonderful selection of dishes prepared especially for Seniors. From the ever-popular breaded veal cutlet to liver and onions to pan fried breast of chicken, you’re sure to find a delicious meal whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner. Visit us today for attentive service and delicious food.

Making your visit special is always our goal

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New Games and Jigsaw Puzzles available.

Gift certificates available. • Buy • Sell • Trade

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For that special day Unlike traditional makeup, airbrushing sprays a fine mist, so the makeup sits evenly on your skin. Airbrush makeup provides flawless coverage by minimizing skin imperfections while giving a beautifully natural-looking finished result. Lynn is a professionallytrained Dinair makeup artist through the Dinair Make tattoos Institute in Toronto. Book and scars an appointment today and disappear! see the results for yourself.

La Mirage HAIR DESIGN TEAM AND DAY SPA Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. and Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thurs. and Fri. 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. • Sun. 11a.m.-5 p.m. Duggan Mall • 780-672-0848

Solstice Esthetics

• Body Waxing • Pedicures • Eyelash Tinting • Gel/Acrylic Nails • Shellac Nails and Toes

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Tracy’s Hair Shack • All Hair Services • Gel/Acrylic Nails • Shellac Nails and Toes

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Book your wedding party now! Hair care and full aesthetic services

Golden Nook Beauty Salon 5411-50 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-4609

A family hair salon STYLISTS BETTY AND LORETTA Open Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Main Street Unisex Hair Co. (1988)

4946-50 St., Camrose 780-672-4825

Great hair gets talked about – and noticed! Look and feel your best with a head-turning style! Anne Prytullack 780.608.9076 4805-50 Avenue, Camrose

to light Protecting your skin Just as the body changes with age, so do the needs of the skin. While acne and breakouts may have been the bane of existence as an adolescent, wrinkles and dark spots are concerns as we age.

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Dermatological Discovery overy To treat symptoms and root causes of dark spots, it is necessary to act on all skin layers

CORNERSTONE: 180-6800-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-4961

Think you can get enough vitamin D staying out of the sun and binging on supplements? Think again.

As people get older, connective tissues in the skin that promote strength and elasticity have a tendency to break down. Furthermore, the blood vessels of the dermis become more fragile, which can lead to bruising. Also, sebaceous glands may produce less oil, making the skin less able to moisturize itself. As a result, the skin thins out. It is important to note these changes so that people can be proactive in their approach to skin care as they age. • Address dryness. If the skin is itchy or uncomfortable, or if you find that there is extra flaking, lack of moisture could be a problem. Moisturizer should be the staple of a skin care regimen. Experiment with moisturizers until you find the one that is the best match for your skin. • Revise makeup shades and products as needed. As skin care needs change, it pays to go with the flow in terms of the products you use and buy. What may have been flattering a few years ago may not be flattering now. Think about neutral or rosy shades in the types of foundations and blushers you select. Avoid anything that is too dramatic or drastic.

A study in Canada found 48 percent of women were vitamin D deficient despite taking supplements. It’s called the sunshine vitamin for a reason. Get your vitamin D at…

5203-51 Avenue, Camrose 780-672-3902

Nails By Terri • Certified Nail Therapist • Nail Art • Gel Fingers and Toes • Certified Nail Basics Educator

780-678-2610 Discover your inner beauty Visit Swan City Yoga and feel the difference this ancient practice can make to your body and mind.

• Drink plenty of water. Be sure to always stay hydrated by consuming enough water to ward off feelings of thirst. • Experiment with a facial. Facials can help promote blood flow to the skin and improve the appearance of youth and vitality.

Balance Your Body into Better Health • Touch for Health • Body Management • Body Cleansing/Supplements • Natural Anti-Aging Cosmetics and Body, Bath and Hair Products • Ear Candling

Ray of Health LEANNE – Touch For Health Practitioner

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EVERY FRIDAY Buckles • Boots • Hats The Tap Room goes Country every Friday with Two Step and Line Dancing

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Wednesday, March 28 Tickets – $10 6505-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780.672.9171

Show starts 9 p.m.

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2012 FEE SCHEDULE FEE CATEGORY

Passholder Discount1 to March 31

GREEN FEES 18 holes weekday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 holes weekend and holidays . . . . 9 holes weekday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 holes weekend and holidays . . . . . Juniors – 18 holes2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Juniors – 9 holes2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

April 1+

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$43.00 $48.00 $29.00 $34.00 $26.00 $19.00

PACKS 18-hole 'six-pack'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . n/a 9-hole 'six-pack'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . n/a

$240.00 $165.00

PASSES

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DRUMHELLER it’s on!

Who can serve more customers? Drumheller O’Shea’s is challenging Camrose in March

Choose from seven March feature menu items and receive an order of O’Shea’s amazing Bread Pudding (for two) FREE! • Crisp Fried Haddock Bites • Cheese Steak Boxty • Bangers and Mashed • Guinness Beef Stew • Irish Cream Chicken Penne • Black and Tan Pork Tenderloin • Traditional Gaelic Sirloin

2012 is going to be another great year for golfing in Camrose!

Adult

Full . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,175.00 $1,220.00 $795.00 9-hole2 . . . . . . . . . . . . $765.00 Weekday (18 hole)3. . . $880.00 $915.00

The City of Camrose Golf Course is pleased to announce that the Pro Shop will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from March 24 to 31

Couple

Full . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,995.00 $2,075.00 9-hole2 . . . . . . . . . . . $1,305.00 $1,355.00 Weekday (18 hole)3. . $1,480.00 $1,550.00

Pass Holder Benefits

Intermediate (19-24) . . . . . . . . $600.00

1) YOU are entitled to a Pass Holder Discount rate if you purchased a pass in 2011 and you buy a pass by March 31, 2012. If you buy a pass in 2012, you will qualify for the discount rate in 2013. 2) Unlimited Golf - the more you golf, the more you save. We have a great variety of passes to meet most golfers’ needs. The Pro Shop staff can assist in finding the best pass for your needs and budget. 3) Seven Day Advance Booking - as a pass holder, you can book tee times up to 7 days in advance. Green fee players can book 3 days in advance. 4) Reciprocal Golf - if you golf ‘on the road’ from time to time, you can take advantage of reduced green fees and advance booking privileges at select central Alberta courses. All bookings must be arranged through our Pro Shop.

Family . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,220.00 $2,305.00 $270.00 Junior (18 and under)2 . . . . . . . . $265.00 POWER CARTS 18 holes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 holes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Season . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Trackage Daily Trackage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Season Trackage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

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Passholder Discount applies only to those golfers who purchased a pass in the previous year. 9-hole and Junior passes permit access at any time on weekdays, but only after 2 p.m. on weekends and holidays. 9-hole passes are only valid for one 9-hole round per day. Regular green fees will apply if playing more than once a day. Juniors must play with their own set of clubs and, if under 13 years old, can ONLY ride on a cart if with an adult. 3 Weekday Passes do not include weekday holidays and do not permit tee times between 4 and 6 p.m. Regular green fees apply if playing on weekends or holidays. 2

Camrose Golf Course 4706-73 Street, Camrose 780.679.0223

$625.00

5105-66 Street, Camrose www.camrose.ca/golf For Golf Course inquiries or tournament information/bookings, call 780-672-2691


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Duggan is going digital! Starting on Tuesday, March 27, we will be starting our digital conversion. This means that Theatres 3, 4 and 5 will be closed for a few days. Hunger Games and 21 Jump Street will be available during this time. We hope to be back up to five screens by Monday, April 2.

Advance tickets now available! (Premieres included)

DAYSARTS presents… MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE

Forestburg Concert Series Presents

Sandra Labrie and Andrew Shewchuk, of Calgary, work on a cake at Malories Cakes & Catering's first annual Alberta Cake Challenge at Duggan Mall March 10. Below: Sophie Cederwall receives encouragement on one of her cake creations from her mother, Jennifer.

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Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. Forestburg Community Center Premier Event of the Season!

AUDITIONS FOR GRADES K TO 12 WILL BE HELD

Internationally acclaimed a “Do Not Miss Concert”!

Monday, April 9, 4 to 6 p.m. Daysland Palace Theatre

$25 Adult $15 Student $12 Child (6-12 years)

Tickets available at the door For tickets or information call

All those auditioning should arrive at 4 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the auditions. No advance preparation is necessary. MCT comes complete with costumes, scenery, props and makeup.

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SHOW TIMES March 29th, 30th & 31st and April 5th, 6th & 7th - 8:00 pm

Tickets - Adults $15, Students $12 • April 4th - 8:00 - Pay What You Can Night

The Bailey Classic Film Series Presents:

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Monday, April 2nd, 7:00 pm - $5 at the door. The Bailey Classic Film Series Presents:

THE GOONIES

Monday, April 9th, 7:00 pm - $5 at the door. men’s wear

Sahakarini Presents:

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WE ARE TOGETHER This multi award winning film tells the incredible story of Slindile Moya and the children of Agape Orphanage choir. This film tells the remarkable and moving story of a group of children who use music to overcome hardship and loss.

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Wednesday, April 11th, 7:00 pm - FREE ADMISSION

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State of the art facility and equipment • Hi-Tech frame repair • Insurance claims • Digital imaging • Lifetime warranty

The Alberta Drama Festival Association presents:

ONE ACT FESTIVAL

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The Alberta Drama Festival Association will be holding their One Act Festival in Camrose at the Bailey Theatre. There will be 3 sessions of groups of one act plays. Each session will be adjudicated and after the final session on Saturday evening, a Provincial Winner be announced.

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April 13th, 7:00 pm • April 14th, 1:00 pm & 8:00 pm Tickets at the door • $10 per session or $20 for all three.

JIMMY THE JANITOR

Sunday, April 15th • Doors 6:30 pm • Show 7:30 pm Tickets $30 at the Bailey Box Office or online. The Bailey Classic Film Series Presents:

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

Monday, April 16th, 7:00 pm - $5 at the door.

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Investigating the Paranormal: An Evening with

ENTITYSEEKER

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Is there strange phenomenon happening at The Bailey Theatre and what was discovered when Entityseeker was allowed to investigate the historic building? Come with us and discover the thrill of the knowledge that our world still holds many secrets. Tuesday, April 17th, 7:00 pm Tickets $30 at the Bailey Box Office or online.

Downtown Camrose www.candlerartgallery.com • Original Art • Custom Framing • Art Supplies • Prints and Posters • Rocks and Crystals

The Bailey Cultural Night Series Presents:

ITALIAN NIGHT

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Thursday, April 19th, 7:00 pm - Tickets $35

CAMROSE COUNTRY OPRY

A variety of acts sure to please country music fans old and new!

Saturday, April 21st, 7:00 pm - $8 at the door.

780.672.4211 780.679.0713 • Weddings • Funerals • Reunions • Special Events

The Bailey Classic Film Series Presents:

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Monday, April 23rd, 7:00 pm - $5 at the door.

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April 29th, 1:00 - 3:00 pm • Tickets at the door. Adults $10 • Youth (6-17) $5 • Children 5 and under FREE

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Letters to the Editor

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2012 Spring Camp and Early Registration Tuesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 12 6 to 8 p.m., Buffaloes Clubhouse 4517-54 Street – Across from the Community Centre

Spring Camp Never played football before? Here’s your chance to try this exciting sport designed for boys/girls ages 7 to 15 years. All equipment supplied.

Wednesdays and Thursdays, May 23 to June 7 Camrose Composite High School

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Why can approximately two dozen MLAs (out of the 83 that are supposed to be sitting in the House) make decisions that bind all Albertans? How can 28 out of 83 be a quorum? It is hard to make a case for underpaid, overworked MLAs, when attendance at scheduled Legislature sessions is this low, and voting on vital budgetary Bills right before a provincial election is this appallingly poor. Albertans need to question their MLAs, and their pay (roughly $150,000/yr), their payouts (up to $1.3 million), and their $1,000/month for non-existent committee meetings. We must take the initiative to make our voices heard. Marion Leithead Bawlf Bad legislation

I was proud to able to attend the Legislature session with some people from CNIP (Concerned Neighbors in Partnership) when the petition they had circulated in East Central Alberta, asking to have the land use bills repealed was tabled in the Legislature, not by our own MLA for Battle River Wainwright, but by the Alberta NDP. Apart from the appalling behavior of some of the members (a topic for a whole other letter) my attention was caught by the statement made by Ray Prins, MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka. He was addressing Bill 6, the Property Rights Advocate Act, which came about from the report of The Property Rights Task Force of earlier this year that did not come to Battle River Wainwright, Prins said, “Most importantly, they (Albertans) asked for an advocate to help them

navigate through the process. I'm very pleased to say that we have responded to Albertans with Bill 6, the Property Rights Advocate Act.” Well I have been going to land owner meetings and information sessions on the land use bills 46, 19, 36, 50 since 2007 and I have never once heard anyone say “we need a property rights advocate”. Have you? I’m not sure how many meetings and information sessions Prins has attended, several I think, including some of the same ones I was at. And I know many of you have attended many more meetings than I. Did you hear anyone ask for a property rights advocate? And now I notice in our local weekly papers, almost fullpage ads telling me that I asked for a property rights advocate. It has a cute little logo that says “we heard u” and to add insult to injury, you and I are paying for the ad! This is nothing more than wishful thinking on the part of this government and a typical PC way to fix a problem – add another layer. In my mind, this is another useless piece of legislation that would essentially create a new bureaucracy between us and our government. Could it also create a patronage job for one or more of the soon-to-be retired PC cabinet ministers, maybe for Mel Knight? We don’t need a property rights advocate. We NEED all this bad legislation to be repealed, to get back to the basics, and then involve people openly and honestly in creating land use legislation that will benefit everyone, not just ATCO and Altalink Midge Lambert Alberta Party Candidate Battle River Wainwright

County council gives first reading to plan Continued from page 4

Rough rider The Camrose Spring Classic Rodeo was played out in front of sold-out audiences at the Camrose Regional Exhibition March 16, 17 and 18. Events included saddle bronc, bareback riding, calf tie-down roping, steer wrestling, boys' steer riding, ladies' barrel racing, team roping and bull riding. Stettler band Domino played after the rodeo on Saturday night.

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stands should be maintained within a new residential subdivision for the purpose of water conservation, in accordance with the county policies. Storm water management systems shall be designed in accordance with the principles of low impact development. When a new subdivision is proposed, wetlands must be designated environmental reserve and municipal reserve must be taken as land to retain vegetation buffers adjacent to the wetland. The area development will be serviced by individual water supply and sanitary sewer systems. Second reading is expected to be brought back to the April 10 county meeting.

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Farm and Business Bookkeeping, GST Forms and Agri Forms Efile Service for Fast Refunds Weekend and Evening Appointments Available John Pringle – Dustin Platz #104, 4909A-48 Street Camrose, AB Phone 780-672-7726 Fax 780-672-7021 WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS WELCOME

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Re/Max Home of the Week

Quality home is loaded with many extras By Murray Green

This high quality, energy efficient home in southwest Camrose has everything you need. It is located on a super sized lot that appeals to the gardner in the family, the barbecue chef and the children who need plenty of space to play. It is also close to amenities such as shopping, clinics, golf course, walking trails and so much more. Some of the attractive extras to reduce your energy bill are insulation in the siding, R50 in the attic, double glazed low-e windows, sound barred and insulated interior walls, sound proofing between floors, a frost wall of R20 in the basement and the rimboards have been spray foamed to make them air tight. This home is finished up and down with 1,350 square feet of comfortable living space on each floor. Cleaning is a breeze with laminate, tile and linoleum flooring throughout. Step into your huge, comfortable living room, which is ideal for those who love to entertain. It leads to a handy "U" shaped kitchen with dual pantries for storage, a great eating bar for the family on the go, and beautiful cabinetry. It also has a large dining area for the extended family and a garden door that leads to a covered deck. The huge master bedroom features plenty of storage space and an en suite. A second bedroom, four-piece main bathroom, garage access and

a laundry room are also key areas on the main floor. A wide stairway leads to a fully finished basement that includes a den, two large bedrooms, a bathroom, a recreation area, a laundry room and an entrance directly to the garage. The basement has infloor heating to take the chill out of any winter conditions. An attached front heated garage offers two R16 doors and has 220 wiring for the handyman. A covered deck in the rear is a great place for relaxing during the warm months or for barbecuing in all types of weather. The enormous, fenced back yard has several raised garden/flower beds and a gigantic playhouse shed that has a slide from the balcony to the ground level and a sandbox. The electrical is trenched in. Other attractions found in this home include extra electrical outlets, hot and cold water in the garage, a high efficient furnace, an efficient baxi wall hung boiler, an RV parking pad, a lawn sprinkler system and a trampoline pad. An open house for this beautiful ready-to-move-into home at 3805-69A Street Close will be held on Saturday, March 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. Attractively priced at $425,000, it has to be viewed to be appreciated. If you miss the open house, contact realtor Trudi Dunham for a personal tour at: Re/Max Real Estate 6022-48 Avenue 780-672-7474 or 780-608-6635 cell

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Meet twice a week for one and one half hours for four weeks. A total of 12 hours of instruction. These lessons focus on how the golf swing should “feel� instead of on ball flight. Reinforces the muscle memory required to build a powerful repetitive swing. Each session begins with complete stretching of the muscles followed by drills to train and condition your body. The lessons are taught in progression, with more emphasis on setup and takeaway early on, moving into the full swing by the end of the classes. BILL PENNY – C.P.G.A. Master Golf Professional has been teaching Maximum Golf since the mid-’80s to over 2,500 students. Now available to the Camrose golfing community.

Session One Starting Monday, April 16: Monday and Wednesday Evenings (four consecutive weeks): 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Session Two Starting Tuesday, April 17: Tuesday and Thursday Evenings (four consecutive weeks): 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Location: Chester Ronning School – 6206-43 Avenue, Camrose Cost: $190.00 includes GST To register, email bpenny@camrose.ca or phone 780-672-6955 after April 1 Cheques Payable to Bill Penny Golf Services Inc.

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Baumgardner receives top Sisters of Providence award

Camrose & District Pre-School Registration for 3 & 4 Year Olds

By Murray Green

Kristin Baumgardner, of the Covenant Health St. Mary's Camrose Hospital rehabilitation department, was honoured with the Sisters of Providence award at the Milestones Long Service Celebrations Banquet on March 14. "Each award presented here tonight shows the commitment to increased quality care that so many of our staff demonstrate each day they come to work," said executive director Cherylyn Antymniuk. "Each person recognized has gone the extra mile in making such a difference in serving the patients." Six staff members were nominated for the highest honour, the Sisters of Providence award. "Although one person will win the award, I wish to thank everyone who was nominated and those that nominated them, for the dedicated vision of values of Covenant Health St. Mary's Hospital," said Cherylyn. Besides Kristin, Celine Tritten, heart and stroke clinic; Karen Burton, assistant head nurse; Marlene Bartoshyk, administration; Kathy Henderson, environmental services; and Linda Dobson, patient information services, were also nominated and thanked for their outstanding work. "Kristin shows a deep respect for all people, recognizing the gifts of each person. She has been instrumental with her involvement of the green team, She builds a legacy of the Sisters of Providence and leads with service through dedication and recognition of deserving staff members through random acts of kindness," said Sister Bernadine Bokenfohr. "Kristin also assures co-workers, patients, family, students and volunteers are welcome by taking time to address concerns, by lending a hand and becoming involved in events within and outside of work, while encouraging participation by staff." Receiving 30 year milestone long service awards were admitting switchboard clerk Laurel Lehman, director of health information management Linda Dobson, pre-assessment surgical clinic registered nurse Marian Powell and unit five LPN retiree Gary Fairbairn. Also hitting the 30-year milestone were Mary Pederson and Marlene Bartoshyk. Sister Bernadine Bokenfohr of the founding Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul congregation, was honoured for her 32 years of service. Julie Smith, recovery room; Adele Schwabe, unit five nurse; Darlene Griffin, emergency; and Rhonda Erickson, unit two were honoured for 25 years of service. Staff members Mary Sparks, Karen Cunningham, Cindy Parker, Dr. Greg Ninian and Patricia Elaschuk and volunteers Rita Gould, Pat Lyseng and Alice Hill all reached the milestone of 20 years of dedication to the hospital.

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3 Year Old Class Children must be 3 years when entering the program, and 3 by Dec. 31/2012. Fees - $40/month

4 Year Old Class Children must be 4 years old by December 31, 2012 for the 2012/2013 term. Fees - $75/month Provincial Subsidy for Stay at Home Parent or CDSS Subsidy may be available.

Photo courtesy of Jun Mah

Play is a complex part of a child’s life. It can also be a way of coping and problem solving in our ever changing world. Your children can learn to explore, experiment, and imagine.

Camrose & District Pre-School Registration & Open House Wed., April 11 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Camrose & District Pre-School provides a warm, nurturing and stimulating atmosphere with an emphasis on having fun! Activities at the Camrose & District Pre-school focus on the social, physical, intellectual, creative & emotional development of 3 and 4 year olds.

3 Year Old Program

Pre-School does an excellent job of balancing active & quieter times, It incorporates a monthly theme such as: under the sea, dinosaurs, seasons, and many others. Alphabet and number skills are incorporated in all our play .

4 Year Old Program

Centres Include: • • • •

Playhouse Painting centre Playdough table Science corner

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Water & sand table Building block corner Reading centre A variety of table top toys

Monday Class Times: Class 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Class 2 - 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Tues./Thurs. a.m. - 8:45 - 11:15 Tues./Thurs p.m. - 12:30 - 3:00 Wed./Fri. a.m. - 8:45 - 11:15 Wed/Fri. p.m. - 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

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Executive director Cherylyn Antymniuk and Sister Bernadine Bokenfohr presented the Sisters of Providence award to Melissa Sztym, who received the honour on behalf of the winner Kristin Baumgardner of the rehabilitation department.


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OUT OF TOWN BAWLF ~ 3 - B D R M . MOBILE ON 1-1/2 LOTS ... Be satisfied in a budget conscious home. Many upgrades, appliances included. Fenced. CA319726 Only asking $75,900 NEW NORWAY ... This 3-bdrm. mobile home built in 2002 could be yours. Master bdrm. c/w 4-pce. en suite, laminate flooring in LR, good size kitchen. Attractive, clean yard c/w gravelled sitting area, firepit and sheds. Asking $94,900 CA318812 HEISLER ... picturesque location in a friendly town close to conveniences. BunNEW PR ICE! galow, 4 bdrm., 3 baths. Garage and more! CA316500 Now asking $160,000

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NEW NORWAY – SPACIOUS, NEAT, BRIGHT, AFFORDABLE ... 1300 sq. ft. 4-bdrm. fin. up and down. Upgrades incl. alder cupboards, laminate flooring, main bath redone, new hi-E furnace. Fenced yard, 2-car garage. Great place to raise a family. Close to playground, school. Be sure to view! Now asking $189,500 CA308146

Free Public Skating and Kids/Youth Shinny over the Spring Break

ACREAGE ONLY 1/2 MI. FROM PAVEMENT, 7 MI. FROM CAMROSE ... requires completion. 2.99 acres w/next-to-new home w/large triple garage. 1602 sq. ft. 2-storey featuring open staircase, 9’ ceilings, display ledges, bright open plan. Country kitchen, vaulted ceilings in spacious dinette, cozy gas FP. Huge MF laundry, great en suite. Attached 28’x36’ garage requires completion. If you’re handy or looking for a project, you’ll want to view this property! Now asking $300,000 CA320895

WOW! WALKOUT ACREAGE LOT – SUPERB VIEW! ... 1.57 acres only 5 miles west of Camrose, 1/2 mile off pavement. Overlooking peaceful, relaxing countryside, proposed golf course. It’s the perfect setting to build your dream home. Call now! Asking $119,000 CA321717

WOW! BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT BUNGALOW – SUPERB ACREAGE SETTING! ... You’ll love it! Close to Camrose, by pavement. Beautiful open plan features vaulted 9’ ceilings, exceptional windows, hardwood flooring, superb kitchen, amazing dinette area, superb en suite. Excellent walkout bsmt., heated garage. 28’x36’ heated workshop and more! Great views! A must see! CA321714 Asking $519,000 W O W ! BEAUTIFUL LOG HOME, 13.8 ACRES WITH PRIVATE SETTING! ... Located 9 miles from Camrose, 2 miles to Driedmeat Lake and close to pavement. Features a huge covered veranda, beautiful open staircase, exceptional loft area, open beams and log walls. Lovely country-style kitchen/dinette, beautiful fieldstone fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Cozy ICF basement, in-floor heating, IBC boiler, large family/games room. Log workshop and more! Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing lifesyle! Asking $519,900 CA323054 16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, great spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010

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ACREAGES

PRIVATE TREED ACREAGE, THE PERFECT GETAWAY! ... Very secluded setting w/6.8 acres that offers a restful country lifestyle. Features 1160 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. mobile w/vaulted ceilings, lovely country kitchen, lots of cabinetry. Superb carousel dinette, spacious master, superb en suite. New shingles, siding. Small hobby shop, pole shed, storage sheds. Private getaway w/ lots of potential. Call now to view! CA320948 Asking $229,900

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EDGEWORTH CENTRE SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE

BASHAW – BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED 1560 SQ. FT. ... 4 bdrm. 4-level split. Hardwood floors, open concept, 26’x40’ gar., tons of storage. Within 10 min. to beach at Buffalo Lake. Half hour to Camrose, Ponoka or Stettler. Now asking $289,500 CA319869

WOW! IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HIDEAWAY! ... Quiet Hills Estates is located near Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Bird Sanctuary and Golf Course. Come and discover a restful country lifestyle in a peaceful and natural setting, you’ll love it! 6 unique Cul-de-sac lots that are treed, private and excellent walkout opportunities. Located just off Hwy 623, it’s an easy commute to Nisku or Camrose. Hurry, it’s the lifestyle you always dreamed of! Priced from $84,000 to $154,000 CA322851

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Central Agencies Home of the Week

Great five-bedroom on large lot

780-672-4495

Matt Banack By Murray Green

If your living space is starting to seem a little crowded, then here's your chance to move into this beautiful bi-level home in Elizabeth Heights. With five bedrooms and three bathrooms, this home provides enough space for the entire family. A front covered walk way keeps you and your guests dry on rainy days. Step inside and view the welcoming open spaces and the impressive new laminate flooring. The raised living room is very comfortable and leads to an attractive dining room and a bright u-shaped kitchen. Your family will appreciate the cheerful atmosphere and the vast counter and storage space. Sliding patio doors take you out to the large covered deck and a huge backyard.

The spacious master bedroom features his and hers closets and an en suite. Two other good-sized bedrooms, a four-piece main bathroom and a handy laundry room complete this level. The finished basement offers an enticing recreation room with a cozy wood-burning fireplace, two more bedrooms, office space, storage areas and a three-piece bathroom. Access to the large double garage from the basement, is another benefit for your family. The spacious covered deck is an irresistible spot to hold a family barbecue, or to relax and enjoy the sunsets. It offers a view of the fenced backyard with plenty of room for children to play. You'll also find a fire pit to enjoy on warm evenings.

Included with the purchase are the built-in dishwasher, fridge, stove, washer, dryer, garage door opener with control, and window coverings. This appealing, move-inready home, is within walking distance of schools, and is ideal for a growing family. Your household will enjoy every minute spent in the fantastic backyard. This well built home at 390265 Street is attractively priced to sell at $289,000. An open house will be held on Saturday, March 31, from 2 to 4 p.m. If you miss the open house, contact Matt Banack for your personal guided tour at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-608-9733 cell


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4870-51 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-4495 • 1-800-809-8040 After Hours: Lyndsey Delwo, 780-678-6117; Darrell Rosland, 780-679-2170; Lorne Broen, 780-679-7797; Frank Hoehn, 780-608-7402; Steve Frost, 780-679-6550; Graham Wideman, 780-679-8384; Matt Banack, 780-608-9733; Matthew Mayer, 780-781-7088. After Hr. Pager: 780-608-1078.

OPEN HOUSES Thurs., March 29, 2-4 p.m. 4440-74 Street E XC E LLE NT L O C AT I O N A C R O S S F R O M CHURCH AND PARK ... This ED ST LI JU ST beautiful, fully finished home features lovely maple cabinets with under cabinet lighting, corner pantry, 4 bedrooms, cozy basement with in floor heat, HE furnace, water on demand, upgraded light fixtures and custom window coverings. Outside has been professionally landscaped and offers a west facing deck, a poured, stamped concrete sitting area and RV parking. Call today! $292,900 CA323153

Thurs., March 29, 3-5 p.m. 3907-67 Street

Excellent Value A MUST SEE –

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– G R EAT FAMILY HOME – IMMACULATE – LOCATION ... Numerous upgrades incl. impressive newer hardwood. Attractive floor plan, “L” living/dining, lge. family kitchen, family rm., FP, garden doors to patio. MF laundry, office. 5 bdrm., 3 baths. Dev. bsmt. Dad will love the 26’x30’ htd. garage. Super size lot w/garden. Asking $339,500 CA321596

Sat., March 31, 2-4 p.m. 3902-65 Street “Home of the Week, see our ad on p. 23!” THE PERFECT HOME FOR A GROWING FAMILY... This 1354 sq. ft. bilevel home offers front covered walkway, 5 bedrooms, office, large LR and family room, main floor laundry, cozy wood fireplace, access to garage from basement, covered rear deck, large yard with 20x22 brick sitting area with fire pit and double attached garage. Too much to note, call today to view it for yourself! CA322558 Asking $289,000

FARMS ENJOY THE PEACE AND QUIET ... of this 1239 sq. ft. home nestled 1/2 mile down a dead end road w/160 acres of land. 4 bdrm., large master, stone facing, wood FP. Hardwood floors, bright DR w/ garden doors that lead to south-facing 2-tiered deck. 48’x96’ steel storage shed, 30’x50’ shelter, two grain bins, other outbuildings. Too much to note. Call today! Asking $460,000 CA319891

GREAT HOBBY FARM, WITH A PRIVATE SETTING! ... 160 acres only 10 min. from Camrose and 3/4 mile from pvmt. Superb yardsite w/good bldg., great for equip., trucks, animals. Spacious 1980 sq. ft. character home, 24’x48’ garage/ hobby shop, 28’x32’ barn w/loft, 60’x60’ quonset, 16’x39’ cattle shelter, granaries, storage bldg. and more. A private getaway w/lots of potential! Call now to view. Asking $489,700 CA318581 138.9 ACRES – ON PAVEMENT ... frontage on ! CE Dintersection. EDU854 both Hwy 26 andRHwy Grazing quarter fenced and cross fenced. Hwy access for yard site. Now only $129,900 CA299159

HOMES OVER $300,000 BEAUTIFUL PAR K R I D G E E STAT E S B U N GALOW - ON PARK! ... Premier location with valley and walking trails close by! impressive quality built home features a bright open plan, 9 ft. ceilings and beautiful hardwood flooring. You’ll love the park views from the living room, superb dinette and the covered deck. Excellent kitchen, awesome den/office. Cozy ICF basement partially finished, plus 9 ft. 6 in. ceilings. Great yard, park views, finished garage, RV parking and lots more! You’ll love it! Asking $425,900 CA322703 E XC E P TI O NAL HOME – PARK SETTING ... impressive custom built home w/great location, awesome yard. Upgrades galore! Exceptional kitchen inviting dinette, attractive LR. Superb family room w/garden doors to covered courtyard. 24’x24’ garage and a lot more! A must see! Now Only $339,900 CA319196 1905 SQ. FT. IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Kitchen showcases maple cabinets, corE! ner pantry, island sink and G REAT VALU lrg. dining space w/big bright windows. Spacious bonus room above gar. w/many possibilities. Other features incl. gas FP, vinyl fencing, two stamped concrete patios, cov. deck, balcony off master bdrm. RV parking, 24’x26’ htd. gar. CA315795 REDUCED PRICE…now asking $373,000! 1727 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY ... fully finished 4-bdrm. home located in Southwest Meadows! Front covered deck, lovely staircase leading upstairs, large master, workable kitchen w/maple cabinets, corner pantry. Gas FP, A/C, oversized garage, great back yard w/large deck to entertain. Asking $399,900 CA317555 IMMACULATE – VERY IMPRESSIVE – QUIET E IC PR CRESCENT – EW N PRIVATE YARD ... 1736 sq. ft. bungalow plus fin. lower level. Lge. foyer, sunken LR, lge. formal DR (hardwood), lge. family kitchen overlooking family room (hardwood), FP. MF laundry. 5 lge. bdrm., 3 baths. Lge. covered deck. Lge. private treed, fenced yard. RV parking. Oversized garage. Immediate possession. CA319712 Now asking $344,900 TONS OF EXTRAS IN THIS 1394 sq. ft. RAISED G BUNGALOW IN N EW LI STIN VALLEYVIEW ... ICF block basement with in-floor heat, 23x23 heated garage with built-in storage, RV Parking and much more. 3 bdrm up, 1 down, open concept, main floor laundry. kitchen has maple cabinets, rasied eating bar and corner pantry. Gas fireplace in living room. Basement is fully finished and very spacious. Custom free-standing bar, poker table, pool table and all the accessories included! Fenced, landscaped and a covered deck. Move right in! Asking $436,500 CA322713 EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY HOME, BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE YARD, BAC K I N G ONTO GOLF COURSE ... you’ll be impressed by spacious floor plan, family lifestyle, beautiful views, quiet location. Open staircase, oak railings, loft overlooks LR. Exc. kitchen, bright dinette , formal DR, cozy FP in family room. Huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Awesome private yard, huge covered deck, RV parking and more! Asking $419,000 CA322768

INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS EXC E LLE NT OPPORTUNITY TO BUY THIS ... multi-use main floor presently used for retail and electronic repairs with overhead door. Upper level rented to a long term tenant. Very clean, well-maintained. New roof 2005. New price, only ask $214,500 CA309676 EXC E PTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R EC R EATIONAL/ R E S O R T PROPERTY! Wo w ! N! . . . IO CT U ED An impressive H UG E R 45.52 acre parcel w/beautiful, peaceful country setting. Facilities incl. Rosebush Craft & Tea House, Heritage Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 30’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 40’x70’ quonset. Exc. site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! You have to see it! Now only $589,000 CA315880

SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fronting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363 T H R E E BUSINESS VENTURES IN ONE PACKAGE – OHATON ... Former Auto Shoppe location, 3970 sq. ft. shop w/sep. work bays, 12’x14’ and 12’x12’ OH doors, exhaust fan, new furnace, 220 plugs plus 39’x99’ outdoor compound. 3244 sq. ft. of 10 mini-storage bays w/7’x8’ OH doors – great to bring in rental income. Also features 1048 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. home w/many recent upgrades. Exc. opportunity to set up your business, use the storage or bring in rental income and have a place to call home! Asking $395,000 CA316235

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G R E A T O F F I C E SPACE G R E A T L O C AT I O N ... close to post office. CA317234

Beautiful Bungalows and Two Storeys by Battle River Homes Valleyview

SOLD SIMILAR TO PICTURE

1,585 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 24’x26’garage Asking $424,162 CA315253

HOME FEATURES: • Covered front veranda • 9’ and coffered ceilings • Hardwood flooring • Cozy fireplace • Lovely maple cabinets • Granite • Large island and pantry • Superb main floor laundry • In’floor basement heating • Covered deck FINISHED WITH ELEGANCE!

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1,741 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 22’x24’garage Asking $369,162 CA322931

Walkout Lot Available In Valleyview - Build Your Dream Home!

Show Home Open Houses Thurs., March 29, 3-5 p.m. 5207-33A Avenue, Creekview NEW FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS ... 1531 sq. ft., 3-bdrm. twostorey. 20’x24’ garage, spacious MF layout w/great kitchen features, upstairs laundry and more. Asking $354,900 CA320247

Wed., March 28, 2-4 p.m. 5204-33A Avenue, Creekview IMPRESSIVE M U LT I - L E V E L FLOOR PLAN ... w/walk-out bsmt. and backing onto a park in Creekview. Open concept floor T U O K plan showcasing WAL vaulted ceilings, big, bright windows, 4-pce. master en suite, partially fin. bsmt. for added enjoyment. Asking $384,900 CA320241

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 EXCEPTIONAL C U S T O M 5 - B D R M . WALKOUT ... in the beautiful Valleyview subdivision. With unique character throughout, this home must be seen. Maple and iron railings, lovely Tigerwood hardwood flooring, striking light fixtures, gorgeous white hand painted maple cabinets, granite countertops, stunning bright LR w/magnificent bay windows and decorative window finishings, large master w/5-pce. en suite and walk-in closet, wainscoting in upper two rooms. Fin. bsmt. with wet bar. Huge 158’ deep landscaped yard c/w great deck, lovely view, rear access to valley walking trails and, most important, peace and quiet. Call today for your personal showing! Asking $569,900 CA321700 B EAUTI F U L F A M I LY M U LT I L E V E L , DESIRED CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... Huge yard close to schools. Spacious, open design with beautiful hardwood staircase, hardwood flooring, wainscoting, feature walls. Awesome kitchen, spacious LR, large DR, huge family/games room, large rec room and MF laundry. Huge tiered deck, hot tub, private courtyard, 22’x24’ htd. garage. A must see! Asking $347,900 CA318543 W O W ! IMPRESSIVE BI-LEVEL AND EXC E PTIONAL YARD ... Exceptional presentation featurN EW PRIC E! ing beautiful hardwood flooring and staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings and loft. Exc. kitchen, cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room. Beautiful private yard, UG sprinklers, superb workshop, hot tub, RV parking pad, lots more! A must see! Asking $389,000 CA321015 POPULAR Z ETSE N M U LT I LEVEL ... w/walkout bsmt. Spacious floor plan w/ vaulted ceilings, large entryway, FP, hardwood/ tile flooring, MF master bdrm. granite countertops, much more. Asking $384,900 CA320242 BEAUTI FU L 1520 SQ. FT. FAMILY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC AL PRIC E! L O C AT I O N EXCE PTION ... features bright open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings, display ledges, bright windows, beautiful hardwood and cork flooring. Impressive country kitchen, lots of cabinetry, lovely dinette. Spacious LR, superb master, MF laundry, huge family/media/games room. Great yard, underground sprinklers, private deck, 22’x24’ garage and more! A must see! CA319926 Now Only $389,900 LA VISTA VI LL AS’ 45+ ADULT COMMUNITY ... Bright ! D CE U ED R open plan w/vaulted ceiling, spacious kitchen w/generous oak cabinetry, large master bdrm. w/3-pce. en suite. Gorgeous sunroom overlooking green space. MF laundry. 20’x24’ htd. garage w/hot/cold taps and floor drain. Fin. bsmt. Shingles two years old. Popular adult community – don’t miss out! New Price $314,500 CA320594 Immaculate, Impressive ... Open floor plan 1310 sq. ft. Great room with vaulted ceilings, cozy gas F.P. Superb kitchen, impressive, bright carousel eating area, oak floors. Garden door to patio and fenced yard. Alley access. Flex room. Lrg master bdrm. Jet tub. Oversized garage. Quiet crescent. 5 appliances. CA322508 Asking $319,500 SIMILAR TO PICTURE

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WOW! GREAT G A R A G E SUPERB 26X40 SHOP! ... Impressive energy efficient built bungalow! Features hardwood flooring, solid wood doors and bright windows. Excellent country kitchen, cozy gas FP in living room, spacious master, jetted tub and 4 ft. shower in en suite. Excellent basement development with cozy infloor heating and huge family/media room. Large covered deck with hot tub, huge parking and RV pad, A/C and more! A must see! Asking $455,000 CA322978 AWESOME 1431 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL CLOSE TO PARK AND WALKING TRAILS ... Great bright kitchen c/w corner pantry, plenty of counter space. Vaulted ceilings, big bright windows, open staircase that leads to master w/cove ceiling, 4-pce. en suite. Bsmt. family room also finished for added enjoyment. Don’t miss out, call today! Asking $369,900 CA322241

IMPRESSIVE E LEGANC E ... a gracious foyer welcomes you to this prestigious 3215 sq. ft., 2-storey. Awesome floor plan. Recent upgrades are stunning. Located in quiet crescent. Must definitely be seen to be appreciated! You won’t want to leave. Phone for an appt. to view. CA316841 Now asking $679,500

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BRAN D N EW 1504 SQ. FT. TWOSTOREY ... by Zetsen Master Builders. Close to parks, trails, this home features 3 SIMILAR TO PICTURE bdrm., MF laundry, vaulted ceiling in master bdrm. plus 5-pce. en suite that is sure to impress! Asking $354,900 CA320245 BEAUTIFUL B U N G A L O W, C U L- D E - S AC L O C AT I O N , CLOSE TO JACK STUART SCHOOL ... featuring impressive floor plan, hardwood flooring, coffered ceilings, arches, columns, display niches, accent lighting. Lovely kitchen w/eating bar, beautiful dinette, LR, jetted tub, 5 bdrm., huge family/media/games area. Nicely landscaped, htd. garage and more! A must see! Asking $339,900 CA322229 E XC E P T I O N A L 2006 SQ. FT. T W O - STO R E Y ... Triple garage, wa l k o u t - b s m t . , backs onto park. Functional family floor plan, MF laundry, bonus room upstairs, 4-pce. en suite w/ soaker tub. Asking $419,900 CA320246 SIMILAR TO PICTURE

EXCEPTIONAL WALKOUT B U N G A L O W, P R I VAT E SETTING IN PARK VIEW RAVINES!... Premier location! On Stoney Creek Valley and walking trailes. Quality built walkout condo, superbly maintained with attached double garage. Featuring beautiful teak hardwood floors, 9’ and vaulted ceilings and huge private upper deck. Excellent kitchen, cozy gas fireplace, formal dining, MF laundry. Exceptional bright walkout basement, huge family room, covered patio, cozy ICF block walls. Looking for quality and lifestyle, it’s perfect! Ask $409,500 CA323139 EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. M U LT I - L E V E L LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SU BDIVISION ... 3-bdrm. open concept home is stunning to the eye and extremely functional. Bright kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! CA322233 Asking $364,900 W O W ! BEAUTI FU L VALLEYVIEW BUNGALOW, CLOSE TO PARKS AND TRAILS! ... Quality and custom built with beautiful open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, alcoves, columns and display ledges! Exceptional kitchen, granite, huge island, NU-Heat tiling, soothing air tub, cozy 3-sided FP, MF laundry. Irrigation system, RV option, vinyl fencing, triple panes and more! You’ll love it! CA320143 Only $399,900 A N O T H E R POPULAR MULTILEVEL FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN ... Large windows throughout, beautiful kitchen, vaulted ceilings, great master c/w 4-pce. en suite, heated floor. Rear covered deck, double attached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call now for your private showing! Asking $344,900 CA322240 W O W ! EXCEPTIONAL, I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT - LARGE P R I VAT E PIE SHAPE CRESCENT LOT ... Love at first sight. You’ll be welcomed by a bright foyer with 15’ curved ceiling and marble floor. Superb kitchen is Mom’s dream, maple cabinets, granite and top end appliances. Garden door to a 20’x25’ covered patio. Elegant formal DR. Excellent placement of all windows. Large master bdrm. Superb 5 piece en suite. MF laundry. Tigerwood hdw floor and casing featured. Totally finished bsmt, infloor htg, 3-car htd garage. Long list of extras. Shown by appointment. Ask $679,500 CA322384 EXC E PTIONAL B I-LEVE L – C LOSE TO PARKS, PLAYGROUND! ... Spacious 1412 sq. ft. home w/vaulted ceilings, display ledges, niches. Lovely LR, superb kitchen, extra bright dinette, MF laundry, exc. bsmt. w/huge family/games room. Maintenance free fencing, RV parking, paved alley, great location! CA322134 Asking $372,500

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CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 IMPRESSIVE I M MAC U LATE - NOTHING TO DO BUT MOVE IN ... be sure to view this bright, fresh, spacious and totally finished bungalow. Attractive floor plan. Substantially upgraded inside and outside. Private yard, new fence. Incl. 5 appliances. Oversized 2-car garage. Asking $289,900 CA322916 E XC E L L E N T AFFORDABLE HOME WITH G R E A T L O C AT I O N N E A R G N EW LI STIN WEST END SHOPPING AND ALL AMENITITES... This charming 4 bedroom home offers nice LR with bright picture window, workable kitchen and dining room with laminate flooring. Finished basement comes with 2 bedrooms, family room, 3 pc. bath and large storage room. This property includes all appliances and portable car port. Shingles were replaced approx. 1 year ago. $157,000 CA323066 I’M A REAL JEWEL – DEFINITELY A MUST SEE ... very impressive, bright, upgraded and very attractively color coordinated cozy bungalow. Very nicely fin. bsmt. Lovely lge. covered patio. Incl. 6 appl. Super newer 2-car insul. garage. Fenced yard. Immed. poss. Try an offer. CA322209 Asking $199,900

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COZY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... great senior or starter property! Features easy access front and rear entries w/home all on one level. Spacious country kitchen, LR, 2 bdrm., bathroom, MF laundry. Private treed yard w/deck, shrubs, flower beds, sheds, 12’x24’ garage, HE furnace. You’ll want to view this one! CA319692 Now asking $165,900 CLOSE TO PA R K S A N D WALK I N G TRAILS! ... Cozy bungalow w/ convenient west central location. Featuring upgraded flooring, hardwood floors in bdrm. Country kitchen, 3 bdrm., dev. bsmt. w/large family/games rm. Mature treed yard, 14’x24’ garage. New HE furnace. Great starter or investment property. Come take a look! CA318284 Asking $168,900

GREAT OPPORTUNITY – STARTER HOME OR INVESTMENT ... needs some repair and maintenance. Spacious bi-level home in mature area w/private treed yard, 26’x26’ garage. Two FP, 5 bdrm., 3 baths. Walkout access from bsmt. Large deck, fenced, alley access, good location. Call now to view! Now asking $219,900 CA319943 CHARMING CHARACTER HOME ... close to schools and Mirror Lake walking paths. Archways, built-ins, large living spaces. MF master bdrm., 2 bdrm. upstairs. Bsmt. developed but needs some work. Oversized lot 80’x130’. 24’x26’ detached garage with gas line. Huge yard! Asking $207,500 CA321877 L O C A T E D NEAR A PARK AND WITHIN W A L K I N G DISTANCE OF CAMROSE WEST END SHOPPING ... 1481 sq. ft., 3 bdrm, 2 story home. Kitchen comes with oak cabinets, center island eating bar, MF laundry. huge master with walk-in closet and 3 pc. en suite. basement is open for future development. Appliances included. CA322516 Asking $266,900

M U ST SE E! VERY IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the worry-free condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sure to view so you can appreciate the quality and details. Built energy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 Prices starting at $224,900 incl. GST

RESIDENTIAL LOTS Phase III Southwest Meadows Walk-outs, Park Side, Alley Access Locations 75 Residential Lots From…$74,690 12 Townhouse Lots – Walk-out, Park Side Call now for details! FOUR INDIVIDUALLY TITLED AND SERVICED TOWNHOUSE LOTS OVERLOOKING PARK! ... It’s a great location for your next project. Call now for all the details! Asking $215,000 CA298468 MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

VE RY N I C E CON DO UNIT ... with an emphasis on Adult Living. Close to downtown and Mirror Lake walking paths. Bungalow style, no stairs! MF laundry, spacious master bdrm. and LR. Parking pad right outside your door. Extra storage inside and out. *Insurance to replace roof, fascia and soffits when able. Condo fees $50/month. See it today! Asking $186,500 CA321966 W E L L KEPT HALF DUPLEX IN STONEY C R E E K ! M EAD OWS ER OFF B RING AN A D U L T COMMUNITY ... extended deck w/beautiful views backing onto the Creek. Double attached garage, spacious rooms, MF laundry, oak cabinets, central vac, gas FP, fin. bsmt. No condo fees! A quiet location perfect for retirees. Now asking $279,900 CA316945 B R I G H T BI-LEVEL. C E N T A L L O C AT I O N . Q U I C K COMMUTE TO AUGUSTANA! ... 1144 sq. ft., G 3 bedrooms, 3 N EW LI STIN baths, finished basement with many upgrades! New windows, flooring, siding, furnace, crown mouldings and more. Yard is fenced, landscaped. 2 parking spots with alley access. Two large living spaces in basement, one with a wood stove. Could convert one into 2 more bedrooms. Immediate possesion - Just Move In! Asking $264,500 CA322992 Q U I ET, M AT U R E LOCATION ... 4 bedroom bungalow, 2 bathrooms, main floor laundry, gas fireplace, large yard, 2 car garage. Only $228,900 CA322541 CUTE CLEAN AFFORDABLE HOME IN SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... close to west end shopping! REDUCE D! Great ext. presentation w/front covered deck, large LR, spacious kitchen/DR c/w white cabinets. Master bdrm. c/w his and hers closets, 4-pce. bath. All situated on large pie-shaped lot! Appl. incl. CA321354 Asking $237,000 AF F O R DAB LE 3-BEDROOM – CRESCENT LOCATION – P L AYG RO U N D ... 1240 sq. ft. duplex w/open MF. Lots of cupboards, island, extra bath. Patio doors to deck. Large master bdrm. Lots of closet space. 5 appl. incl. Attached garage. Try an offer! Ask $218,500 CA321339

PERFECT HOME FOR ANY FAMILY ... excellent, quiet crescent location! This 4-bdrm. bi-level comes complete with good size LR, u-shape kitchen, 2 baths, fully finished bsmt. w/wood stove. Large deck, fruit trees, 24’x24’ garage. CA320014 Asking $225,000 SOLID BI-LEVEL W I T H MUCH TO OFFER! ... New flooring upst airs, o p e n kitchen/dining. Double garage, RV capabilities, mature trees, enclosed deck. Clean, well taken of and ready for you. Quick possession available! Most furniture negotiable too! Asking $226,000 CA319724 G O O D STA RT E R HOME OR INVESTMENT ... Zoned R3 with a great location, close N EW PRIC E! to Rosehaven, hospital and Mirror Lake. Features 2-bdrm. bungalow w/upgraded windows, siding, soffits, furnace. Easy walk to parks, walking trails, work. Mature treed yard, older single garage. Requires some repair, maintenance. CA319950 Now asking $165,900 WITH A G R EAT LOCATION A N D O N L Y ST E P S A W A Y F R O M GREEN SPACE ... This 1504 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 3 level split will appeal to most people. With bright bay windows, huge family room, wood stove, laminate flooring, lots of storage space, attached single garage and fenced yard, this home will be yours if you act quickly! CA323212 Asking $239,900

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CCHS moves up rankings By Murray Green

The Camrose Composite High School Trojans senior girls' basketball team entered provincials as the eighth ranked team in Alberta. The club that hosted provincials was successful in improving its standing in Camrose on March 15 to 17. CCHS met Winston Churchill from Calgary in the opening game and pulled out a 72-53 victory to stay on the A-side of the tournament. However, the team faced the powerful Monsignor McCoy Colts from Medicine Hat in its second match and was handed a 78-54 loss. "They were the number one team coming in. We were a little bit behind them and then went up 51-50 going in to the fourth quarter," said Hallee Peter of CCHS. "We were the only team to ever be up on them this year," added teammate Bradi Lorenz. The Colts went on to receive the silver medals in the tournament. The Trojans slipped down to the B-pool and found themselves matched against a familiar foe in the Wetaskiwin Sabres. CCHS declawed the Sabres in a close 56-53 game. "We won on a threepoint buzzer beater," said Hallee. "It was a really close game. It went back and forth the whole game. They were pretty upset when we beat them." Teammate Kristen Lyster added "It felt really good to beat Wetaskiwin. We beat them early in the year and then they won the next two and then we won the last two." Camrose lost 60-46 to the W.R. Myers Rebels in the battle for fifth place. CCHS had to settle for sixth spot, but ended up two notches ahead of where it was ranked prior to provincials. "We could have played better in our final game, but we were happy to move up to sixth place," said Hallee. "We were really tired and had an emotional day the previous day before because we played two hard games, especially against Wetaskiwin because they are our rivals." Bradi hopes to use this experience at provincials towards next season. "Just knowing how much better we played at provincials is valuable. All season we hadn't hit our highest point yet and then we did it (to reach the B-side final). Just knowing we have the chance to keep improving in every game means a lot. The whole experience of being in provincials is amazing and something to take with us next year," said Bradi. "We have a lot of strong girls coming up, so we should be pretty good. We have a good group coming back, so we can improve and hopefully make provincials again next year."

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GREAT POTENTIAL WITH THIS 3-BEDROOM STARTER HOME – $15,000 REDUCTION! ... in quiet location on oversized 60’ x 150’ lot. Upstairs has new kitchen, updated 4 piece bath, ceramic tile and recently painted, upgraded windows. Asking $169,500. For more details, call Cory. (R1365)

IMMEDIATE POSSESION... 1995 16’x68’ mobile home, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. $75,000. Call Dale (R1380)

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OUTSTANDING TOWNHOUSE AT RIDGEPOINT IN CAMROSE!... This well maintained home is finished over 1200 sq/ft with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Upgrades include quality laminate flooring on main, ceramic back splash in the kitchen, 5 appliances including a convection oven and more! Ample storage throughout this home. Handy 2pc bath on main with laundry close at hand. Convenient deck area off the back for relaxing and the BBQ. Close to schools, shopping and downtown, this unit could be perfect for you! Listed at $199,500. Call Trevor for viewing. (R1376)

“VALLEYVIEW BEAUTY” If you want a quality built home, then look no further. This home has been built to above standard construction in and out. Features over 2500 sq.ft.per floor with attention to detail in finishing. This 4-bedroom, 4-bath home has infloor heating throughout. Large chef quality kitchen, 2-fireplaces and three-car heated garage. Too many features to mention so call Rick for details. Price: $995,000. (R1373)

GREAT, AFFORDABLE... 3 bedroom, 2 bath family home with mother-in-law suite in quiet area of the city close to schools and shopping. Includes appliances. Priced at $159,900. Call Trudi for details. (R1375)

SPLENDID TWO-STOREY HALF DUPLEX LOCATED IN VALLEYWIEW... This tastefully decorated home, built in 2007, has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a nice sized dining area, oak cabinets in the kitchen with easy access to the dura deck with regal railings and the single car garage with extra wide parking area at the rear. Well maintained, this could be the great start you desire and would appeal to singles, families and empty nesters! Listed at $259,900. Call Trevor for services today! (R1374)

JUST A HALF MILE OFF HWY AT BAWLF!... This property is 2.47 acres with a 1587 sq/ft home. Just half a mile to school and services! All amongst and sheltered by trees. There is an updated and heated 42x32 original barn on the property that can appeal to a variety of uses with potential for horses. The home has 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, dining area, and bright windows. There are 5 quality appliances included. Listed at $229,900. Call Trevor for details. (A410)

REDUCED COUNTRY CHARACTER... Beautiful 3360 sq.ft. six-bedroom, six-bathroom home in private setting just 3 km. east of Camrose. You will love the parklike setting as you enter property. Home has dbl. att. garage with entry to basement of home plus large detached garage/shop with blt-in cooler. Lots of trees and shrubs plus large fenced in pet area and walking trails. This is a must view so call Rick for extra details. Price $570,000. (A416)

LOTS TO OFFER... This well built 3-bedroom bungalow is located in a downtown area, close to two schools, recently painted, developed basement with rec room, wood stove, bedroom and bath, covered patio, greenhouse, 22’ x 24’ garage. Must be viewed. Asking $219,000. Call Dale for details. (R1330)

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GREAT LOCATION... You will love this one. This home has been very well looked after and has 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, with sunroom off dining area. Basement is fully finished with underfloor heat, 2 bedrooms and 4 piece bath plus large rec roon and utility room. Yard is tastefully landscaped with large storage shed and all fenced. Double heated garage with 220 wiring. Call Rick for details. Price $389,000 (R1362)

GREAT, ENERGY EFFICIENT... 4 bedroom, 3 bath bungalow located on large lot near west end shopping and parks. Special features too numerous to mention. Priced at $425,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1379)

GOOD LOCATION... Close to schools, downtown and west end shopping. Home has private setting on large lot w/lots of trees and unique backyard firepit. This 3-bdrm. home also has 2 gas FP plus 16’x10’ sunroom that serves as entrance to home. Single heated garage and paved driveway. Call Rick for details. Priced at $234,900. (R1369)

FANTASTIC LOCATION... 2 bedroom, 2 bath adult condo. Conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, medical clinic, entertainement and other amenities. Sun room, patio deck, en suite laundry, handy single attached garage with plenty of storage room. Lovely common area with kitchen, fireplace, games tables and more. Must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $229,000. Call Cory for details. (R1360)

SHADOWRIDGE BUILT... 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, fenced, deck, backing onto open area. Quick possesion. Asking $256,000. Call Dale for particulars. (R1337)

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QUIET LOCATION... Well maintained 5-bdrm. home close to schools and parks. Has had some upgrades including windows on main level and some flooring in bsmt. New shingles 2008. Property is on large lot with large double heated and insulated garage, RV parking. Call Rick for details. Priced at $249,000. (R1372)

NEW ON MARKET...CROWN CARE CONDO... One bedroom plus den, vaulted ceilings, east facing garge. Asking $158,000 (R1378) ATTENTION FIRST TIME BUYERS... This is an exceptional fully renovated mobile home. Call Cory for details. Priced to SELL at $58,000. (R1371)

NEW NORWAY... You will love the park like setting of this acreage. The 3-bedroom home has had main floor upgrades including a beautiful kitchen makeover, plus some windows and flooring upgrades. Nicely landscaped yard with fruit trees and lots of shrubs. Large dugout on south side of property supplies lots of water for plants and trees. Call Rick. Asking $299,900. (A393)

LESS THAN 20 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE... Well treed setting on this 2.24 acre package. C/W everything you need to enjoy a piece of country living, spacious 1.5 story, 5-bedroom home with large covered deck,oversized 24’4 x 36’3 heated garage with plenty of shop space. All this and more, well worth a look. Priced at $264,000. For details, call Cory. (A408)

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GREAT STARTER OPPORTUNITY 3-BDRM. HALF DUPLEX... New paint and flooring, central location, fenced. For more details, call Dale. Asking $149,500. (R1368)

CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY!... This project is now underway and time is of the essence. Palladio Homes Ltd. offers to have this 1278 sq/ft bungalow plan with back attached garage specially finished with your personal choice in interior selections! Address: 7002 49 A Avenue. Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor today! (R1327)

COMFORTABLE... New home with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and fenced yard in quiet area of the city. Priced at $322,900. Call Trudi for details (R1377)

FOCUS ON THIS OPPORTUNITY!... This project is in full swing. The home is at the framing stage and will be ready as soon as possible. Palladio Homes Ltd. offers to have this 1418 sq/ ft Bi-Level with back attached garage specially finished with your personal choice in interior finishing! Address: 7004 49A Avenue, Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor for service! (R1328)

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LOTS OF SPACE HERE!!... Over 3200 sq./ft. 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with large double attached and heated garage waiting for a family that can enjoy the quiet neighborhood and the amenities the town has to offer. A must view!! Price: $247,900. Call Rick for details. (RO931)

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT (KINGMAN)... Plenty of renovations and size. This property would be an exceptional buy for a big family, social organization, church group. Oversized double garage, single garage. Both with 220 power. Two outdoor decks, large mud room. Think potential, get creative! Priced to SELL! Asking $164,500. Call Cory for details. (RO913)

ROSALIND... Very clean home with many upgrades. this home has three bedrooms and a 4-pce. bath. Good sized kitchen and separate dining area. Three-season sunroom as well with access to backyard. Great home for first time buyers or young family. Comes with 4 appl. and central a/c unit. Call Rick for details. Priced at $54,900. (RO923)

New windows, new siding, flooring, paint and bathrooms. Oversized lot with a park right next door. A must see! Priced to sell at $149,900. Call Cory for details. (RO910)

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WELL KEPT... 3 bedroom bungalow in Hay Lakes with upgraded kitchen and bath. Fully finished basement. Priced at $135,000. Call Trudi for details. (R0935)

POSSESSION IMMEDIATE GREAT YEAR ROUND HOME ON LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, triple garage, has own well, view of the lake and much more. Priced at $189,000.00. Call Trudi for details. (RO928)

TILLICUM BEACH... 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room c/w fireplace, 2 car garage, situated on 100’x150’ treed lots, with very scenic views. Some furniture and furnishings included. Asking $224,900. Call Dale for details. (RO884)

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FABULOUS LOT WITH UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... Has municipal water and sewer, gas and power. Triple garage can be converted into a dwelling. Asking $120,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO920)

JUST LISTED IN HAY LAKES! This Bi-level home, built in 2005, has 1358 finished sq/ft, 3 bedrooms up, and 2 full baths. Open living room with vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace, large country kitchen with access to covered deck area. Big bright windows illuminate this home. Master is privately placed upstairs, with walk-in and full bath. Partially finished basement, with rooms laid out, drywalled. Just finish to your desired specs. Total finished size would then be approx. 2200 sq./ft. Double attached garage completes the package, with a large fenced yard and more. Listed at only $284,900. Call Trevor for more details. (RO933)

ROSALIND... Very nice corner lot with fruit trees and shrubs with alley access. Older 14’ x 55’ mobile home with addition. Owners are open to offers. Call Rick for details. Priced at $45,900. (RO908)

“DAYSLAND”... Good investment for young family or first time buyer. Good location on large corner lot in quiet neighborhood. Newer decks and windows plus eavestroughing, facia and windows. Home has 1400+ sq. ft. and has 3 bedrooms and 2 4/pc baths, large living and family room plus dining room off kitchen. Double detached garage with breezeway plus large garden shed. Call Rick for details. Price $129,000. (R0929)

Affordable living with this 3-bedroom, 2-bath, spacious 1140 sq/ft bungalow with finished basement. Main floor laundry. Very clean home with low maintenance yard, quick possession. A must see! Priced to sell at $178,900. Call Cory for details. (RO911)

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LOT AT LITTLE BEAVER LAKE ESTATES!... Across the lake at Ferintosh, this property is .58 an acre (100’x250’), with an elevated building site from which you will enjoy the view, the wildlife and tranquility of the surroundings. The subdivision is fully accessible year round, with bus service to schools. There is a small 12x12 cabin with telephone, and a wood stove. Substantial cement foundation with ICF styrofoam forming for a proposed home structure that was not completed. The perimeter has been surveyed and wire fenced. Listed at $56,500. Call Trevor for details. (L196)

ATTENTION! BUILDERS AND INVESTORS, BRAND NEW LISTING... Great opportunity for an investment/revenue property! Exceptional building lot, presently zoned R2A but can be R3A, direct control and other options. 76’x105’ which would be an excellent location for a 4-plex or larger unit subject to City of Camrose approval. Located close to downtown and Mirror Lake! A true bargain at $140,000. Call Cory for details. (L189) WELL LOCATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT IN DAYSLAND... This undeveloped lot in Daysland is 50’x120’, zoned R1 and is nicely set amongst a group of nice sized well maintained homes. Just a short walk to school! The frontage faces a park/recreational area. Just a short walk to school! Daysland has many local services. Now listed at $32,900. Call Trevor for service. (L185)

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING... with highway frontage. Bungalow with loft plus many upgrades including new windows and some flooring on main floor. New fascia and soffits this year. Also lots of trees and some older buildings plus newer barn in good condition. 13.28 acres with 2 water wells with good flow. $399,000. Call Rick for details. (A395) GREAT LOCATION... You want to build your dream home but can’t find the right location? We have a 5.20 acre parcel in quiet location just 10 min. west of Camrose and only 1 mile off pavement with power and gas nearby. Property has been fenced with steel post and cable plus a great building site at front of property. For more details call Rick. Price $107,000. (A417) LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... great view and quiet setting! Perfect for hillside home at north end of lake. 2 acres with lots of trees. Gas and power nearby. Call Rick for details. (A394)

COMMERICAL EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 6.35 acre industrial land. Water available but some limitations apply. Asking price $698,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C138) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 9.41 acre industrial land right of way on south side of property. Plan 8070 ET – Title # 012-006-506. Water to property however certain limitations apply. Asking price $1,034,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C135) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C136) WINTER IS HERE... Great place to keep your investment protected out of the environment by storing it in a safe place. 1/5th share in large hangar at Camrose Airport, with lots of room to do your maintenance, etc. Asking $43,000 Call Rick for details. (C267) TURN KEY BUSINESS AND PROPERTY... Established plumbing shop, all equipment, tools and service truck. Nice clean operation with large service area. Call Dale for details. (C269)

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Keep it clean and safe Spring is here – the season for shedding winter coats, venturing outdoors … and cleaning. Alberta Health Services reminds residents to use caution when ‘spring cleaning’ to prevent illness and injury. “The main issue is animal droppings – especially mouse droppings where mice have nested during the winter,” says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Medical Officer of Health (Central Zone), Alberta Health Services. “Cleaning products are also an issue.” She offers some tips to reduce potential health hazards. * Wear disposable or water-resistant gloves when removing dog or other animal droppings that were covered by snow. Put the droppings in a sealed plastic bag and place in the garbage. * Wash your hands after handling animal droppings, compost or fresh manure, or working in the yard. * If you are pregnant, avoid digging in soil to prevent coming into contact with cat droppings (risk of toxoplasma). Note: Pregnant women should also avoid changing cat litter. * Garden chemicals such as pesticides can be dangerous. If you have young children or pets, find safe, non-toxic ways to control insects and weeds. Read the label carefully and follow the directions. If you see mouse droppings, nests, or dead mice (especially in spaces such as garden sheds or recreational vehicles that have been closed up for the winter), follow these steps: Open doors and windows for ventilation and keep out of the area for at least 30 minutes. Wear rubber gloves. Thoroughly soak droppings, nests and dead mice with a bleach and water solution (one part bleach to nine parts water) or a household disinfectant. Let sit for five minutes.

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Local team wins whist challenge By Murray Green

The military whist team of, from left to right, Frank Snopek, Rosella Snopek, Leona Oberg and Kathleen Tennant were presented with the Alberta 55 plus Zone 4 Military Whist Challenge Cup in Big Valley on March 15 by Fern Borgel, Area 8 Director.

No experience necessary. Two rookies were quick learners in capturing the Alberta 55 plus Zone 4 Military Whist Challenge Cup in Big Valley on March 15. Veteran card players Leona Oberg from Bashaw and Kathleen Tennant from Bawlf joined beginners' luck whist players Frank and Rosella Snopek from Camrose. Since Frank and Rosella had never played military whist in their lives, the odds of defeating anyone was slim. They defied the odds against teams from Wetaskiwin, Lacombe, Mirror, Rimbey, Forestburg and Big Valley who tried really hard to take their flags. When all 30 games were completed Forestburg and the local team had 19 flags each to force a playoff. The rookies and veterans were not denied, winning handily.


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Social Credit Party candidate Ray Reed wants to show Alberta won't always be reliant on oil for its wealth. "I want to show people in this election that there are many technologies that are starting to develop but aren't often talked about that will one day make oil passé," said Reed. A self-described futurist, Reed believes the only things for which oil should be used are plastics and a few lubrication products. "The sand in the oilsands is worth more than the oil because it is ceramic sand and ceramics is the new steel," he said. "It weighs about one fifth of what steel does yet it has the same strength." Reed said one of the things that is scaring the oil industry is a type of oil algae that can be grown. "They squeeze the algae for the oil and use the chlorophyll for fertilizer," he said. "It's not something they have to pull out of the ground." Reed accepted the invitation to run for the Social Credit Party in the Wetaskiwin-Camrose constituency this past January, and has been busy since then helping to build a formal constituency association. The campaign will

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be his first since 1975 when the Social Credit Party, of which he was a part at the time, was wiped off the political map by the Progressive Conservatives. "They had the full complement of candidates and I finished with the sixth most votes (by a Socred)," said Reed. "I was told that if the Party had been returned to power that I would have been made the agriculture minister because of my background in agriculture." Reed said the Social Credit

Party's slant on the issues is one that fits his philosophy. "I like to fight against the issues that divide us and the belief some have that one person has any more worth than someone else." Reed and Social Credit Party leader Len Stowronski will be speaking as part of a Roast the Past Toast the Future event at the Camrose Golf Course April 14 and 15. He is currently selling tickets to anyone who is interested in what he says should be two separate evenings filled with fun, food and information. "We're trying to get people interested in participating in politics, rather than just watching and saying they can't do anything so why bother," he said. "The way I see things is that you can do things, you just have to take part in the process." The Alberta Social Credit Party met in Innisfail March 3, where it passed several new policies to address current concerns of Albertans, including one that would require strict regulation of taser usage by Alberta law enforcement agencies. Members also voiced concern that the provincial government was usurping parents' rights to educate their children.

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PET FIRST AID Camrose Vet Hospital veterinarian Dr. Jamie Whiting presents local pet owner Karen Voshell with a first aid kit after she completed the pet first aid course at the Camrose Composite High School. About 20 pet owners took the course that was organized by the Battle River Animal Protection Society.

A recent injection of funds will help to address violence in our community. A grant of $54,627 from Alberta Culture and Community Spirit, Community Initiatives Program helps to ensure group programs like Adult Anger Management, Changing Ways for Men, Choices for Women, and Parenting Without Violence will continue to be available for people who want to get beyond the chaos. The two-year grant will be used to assist with wages and salaries associated with groups, individual counselling for adults and children, as well as administration of the Family Violence Action Society. “These funds will help us reach more people who need our services,” says Sheralyn Dobos, program director of the Family Violence Action Society (FVAS).

“We could not have accessed this grant without tremendous support of individuals and businesses in our community. Matching funds in the form of donations and other grants are a requirement of this particular funding." In addition to adult group programs, FVAS also runs preventive programs for junior high youth. In partnership with Charlie Killam School, the “Tap Out Club” supports students in learning to understand and respect themselves and others. The group challenges youth to set goals and understand how their actions and choices impact their future. Short-term counselling is provided by FVAS for individuals and couples who want to address anger or abuse in their lives. Counselling is usually done to help prepare individuals for

group programs or to support them while they wait for the next group program to begin. “Adult Anger Management” is an 8-week class for men and women who want to learn to control their anger or rage that may spill over in work, social settings, or any situations other than domestic relationships. Registration is now being accepted for people wanting to begin Anger Management class in April 2012. The group is offered twice each year. No registration fees are charged for any FVAS programs. Family Violence Action Society is a registered charity that strives to reduce the occurrence and impact of violence in our community by working in collaboration and partnership with others. Individuals can register for programs or services by calling (780)672-0141.


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The family of

Olga Ingeborg Helena Anderson

Orvin Boettger

Born November 19, 1914 Keoma, Alberta Died March 23, 2012 Camrose, Alberta Predeceased by her parents Oscar and Svea, and one brother Walter, Olga is survived by her sister Esther Williams of Camrose, AB and her brother Cecil (Margaret) Anderson of Kathyrn, AB. She is also survived by eight nieces and nephews in Manitoba and Alberta. A funeral service was held for Olga at Camrose United Church at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 with inurnment to follow in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Should friends wish to honor Olga’s memory, donations would be welcome to Gower Street United Church, 99 Queen’s Road, St. John’s, NL A1C 6M6 or to the charity of one’s choice. To leave condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

In memory of

Wilmer Sims 1922 – 2011 It’s been a year since you left us, To be with the Lord above. As for us who are left behind, We miss you, and feel your love. We miss your humor, your smile and your wit, As for Jesus, He must be loving it. We’ll see you once again, it’s true, And a family again we will be. Until then, we will miss you, And wait to be with you for eternity. Love always, Your family

Ella Mary Flynn Mrs. Ella Flynn of Camrose passed away on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the age of 76 years. Ella will be greatly missed, forever remembered and always loved by her children Laurie, Vince (Anne), and Mark (Jill); and granddaughters Lindsay, Vanesa and Michelle. She is also survived by her sistersin-law Dellas Raessler, Pauline Stevens and Doreen Deardoff; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ella was predeceased by her husband Patrick; her parents Adolf and Louise Raessler; brothers Willie Raessler and Edwin Raessler; sister-in-law Pearl Oberg; and brothers-in-law Cliff Stevens, Alf Oberg and Wayne Deardoff. Ella grew up on a farm in the Hanna area. When she moved away from home, she worked as a telephone operator in Hanna, and then later worked in a bank in Calgary. At the age of 18, Ella met Patrick Flynn. They dated for three years and were married on April 22, 1957. They lived in numerous places including Ferintosh, New Norway and, most recently, Camrose. Ella helped raise three children, was a loving mother and a wonderful homemaker. In 1976, Patrick and Ella took over as the caretakers of the New Norway School and later retired in 1996 after 20 years of service. A funeral service was held on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Chelsy Stevens officiating. Interment took place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to The Alzheimer Society or the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

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…would like to thank our relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards, flowers, phone calls, food and acts of kindness shown to us since Orvin’s passing. Your prayers have helped ease our sorrow. To everyone who attended the Memorial Service for Orvin, thank you for your support. To my neighbours Randy and Trevor, thank you for shovelling the sidewalks many times over the snowy weekend of February 25. To Tyler of Weber Funeral Home, thank you for your guidance. – Elsie, Don, Charlotte, Laura, Brian, Doug and families One of Orvin’s favorite songs: O Glorious Love In my darkness, Jesus found me, Touched my eyes and made me see, Broke sin’s chains that long had bound me, Gave me life and liberty! CHORUS: O glorious love of Christ my Lord divine That made Him stoop to save a soul like mine! Through all my days and then in Heav’n above, My song will silence never, I’ll worship Him forever And praise Him for His glorious love!

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Sharon Kushnerick went to be with her Lord on March 26, 2011 It has been a year now since you have gone to be with your saviour Jesus I thought of you this morning, But that is nothing new Because I think of you all of the other days of the year, too. What a hole in my heart when you left to go away, I miss you more each day. Life on earth must go on, I know that to be true But it is really hard to go on without you. Heaven is beautiful, But more beautiful with you. Always remembered by husband Martin

Cliff McLeod April 23, 1919 – March 5, 2012 Cliff McLeod of Surrey, BC (formerly Camrose, AB) passed away on March 5, 2012. A Celebration of Life for Cliff was held at Cloverdale Legion in Cloverdale, BC on Tuesday, March 27, 2012.

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Battle River Shock opens new football season Submitted by Monica Zombori

Another season is just around the corner. Typically spring training refers to baseball but in Central Alberta, spring ball refers to midget football. The sounds of shoulder pads, helmets and chest protectors hitting, a long bomb, a catch ripped out of the air and a tackle by the other team or a run for a touchdown – this game requires passion and these guys have it. Playing out of Central Alber-

ta, the Shock are starting their fourth season and played their pre-season opener in Spruce Grove against the Calgary Broncos on March 24. The team, consisting of players from Viking, Sherwood Park, Stettler, Red Deer, Wetaskiwin, Lacombe and Camrose, play Tier 1 in the Capital District Minor Football League in Edmonton. The final selections were made two weeks ago; these players have been traveling for tryouts and prac-

tices over the past six weeks. A total of 44 Grades 9 to 11 players make up the roster this year and their ability looks promising. We have quality players from all communities including Parker Cassidy, Riley Anderson, Nicholas Baharally, Theren Churchill, Morgan Loshney and Ty Page (all from Stettler) and Brady Podloski of Red Deer who are all-star players for 2011 in the Central Alberta High School Football League. Their

contributions are expected to strengthen the team. Further, the Stettler players are fresh from their incredible provincial Tier 3 championship and will bolster the ranks with their momentum. Two-time Football Alberta Coach of the Year Don Loov and Edmonton Huskies alumni, coach Maren Stevens, return to the helm and they know what it takes to win. The goal this year is the championship game, but

they will take it one game at a time. In addition to the eight experienced assistant coaches, the Shock has a well-versed training staff led by Char Hutchinson, with Shela Fowler and Dr. Hewko and three junior trainers keeping the players healthy. CDMFA league play starts with a jamboree opening on March 31 in Spruce Grove. Visit www.camroseminorfootball. com for more information.


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Shoot out determines atom championship By Murray Green

The Camrose Dynamites defeated the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers in a shoot out to claim the atom championship trophy in hockey action at the EnCana Arena on March 17. When the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers won the first game of the best of two series 4-3, Camrose tried a bit of Irish luck to turn the game in its favour. On St. Patrick's Day, the Camrose squad, who usually wears red uniforms, switched to green in an attempt to gain the momentum. It worked like a charm for most of the game as Camrose played with high energy to build up a 4-2 lead. However, Fort Saskatchewan scored late in the game to force a tie in total goals for each club. The two teams had to resort to a shoot-out to decide the atom championship banner for the Alberta 16/60 league. Kenneth Andrews, Dorian Hatch, Austin Andres and Tyler Barkman scored in regulation time for Camrose. Both teams worked very hard to deliver an action packed, high intensity game to send it to a shoot-out to determine the winner. Captain Tyler Barkman and defenceman Colton Ellingson garnered the tallies in the shoot-out. "We the parents, managers, and coaches want to thank these young boys for their hard work, sportsmanship and, most importantly, for the love of the game," said manager Jody McDougall. "It was a great day for hockey."

Members of the Camrose Dynamites are Josh Franz, Colton Ellingson, Joshua Moores, Tyler Barkman, Dorion Hatch, Austin Andres, Kenneth Andrews, Carter Simpson, Brandon Zunti, Mateo Jonson, Kolton Schiestel, Ty Hillyer, Zach Pearson, Skyler Payette and Carter Kovac. The coaches were Jobey Schiestel, Devon Hillyer, Dallas Barkman, Bob Jonson and Aaron Kovac. Alana Moores, top right, cheers the team on.


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THE SIGN IN THE PHOTO SAYS IT ALL! Camrose skip Eric Tierling points out his next move in floor curling. His teammates making the shoots were Ed Fuller, Sheila Streberg and Wilf MaertensPoole. By Murray Green

The Daniel Padilla rink from Hay Lakes emerged as the champions at the Camrose Senior Floor Curling tournament on March 20. The foursome skipped by Padilla earned the top prize over the Hans Cluver team from Botha. Third place was awarded to the Vern Linzmeyer team from the host Camrose Floor Curling Club. The Ross Heck squad from Daysland placed fourth. The Padilla rink consisted of Emil Bauman, Marvin Prier, Christina Berkholtz and the skip. The home club entered 11 out of the 24 teams at the Mirror Lake Centre event. Daysland entered two teams and the rest of the entries came from Bittern

Camrose Novice Vikings had an outstanding and memorable season on (and off) the ice. Great play. Great kids. Great parent group. And the greatest of sponsors and supporters! As players and parents, we publicly extend our thanks to the following companies and individuals for making this special year possible: OUR SPONSORS – You dug deep to help us out! • Our Main Sponsor: Totem • Platinum Sponsor: Rig Ragz Clothing Ltd. • Silver Sponsors: Pipe-Watch Inc. and Ell-Six Enterprises Ltd. • Bronze Sponsors: Meridian Manufacturing Group and Midnite Oil Flushby Ltd. OUR DEDICATED “UNOFFICIAL” TEAM PHOTOGRAPHER: Sandy French for the many excellent photographs he took of the boys over the season OUR COACHES – Ryan Popowich, Reid Lansing, Dayx Sharkey and Will Banack for your impressive time commitment and dedication to making us better.

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JOB WELL DONE, VIKINGS! Lake, Tofield, Round Hill, Bawlf, Sherwood Park, Galahad, Skudesness, Stettler and Mulhurst. "Much of the success of the tournament must go to the support of the neighbouring teams," said club president, Ole Lundle.

"Camrose floor curlers are enjoying a good year with growing memberships." Mirror Lake Centre will be the location of a Bridge tournament hosted by the local club on March 30.

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Alberta boosts efforts to showcase culture Albertans will have the opportunity for broader exposure to the many facets of Alberta’s culture during this year’s annual celebration in September. Based on input from the recent Culture Forum 2012, Alberta Arts Days has been renamed Alberta Culture Days. Participants felt this change would help encourage broader participation and support the efforts of Alberta’s arts, heritage, nonprofit/ voluntary, multicultural and

youth serving organizations. It also reflects the importance of increased collaboration and partnerships across the relevant sectors. “Hosting an Alberta Culture Days event is a wonderful opportunity to foster community relationships and showcase local talent,” said Heather Klimchuk, Minister of Culture and Community Services. “It’s also a great way for organizations to boost the impact and reach of existing efforts to promote the value and availability

of cultural programming in our province. Culture connects our people, our communities and our province.” Alberta Culture Days runs from September 28 to 30 in conjunction with the national Culture Days movement. To support the province-wide celebration, the Government of Alberta is again making funding available to those wishing to host cultural events and be designated official Celebration Sites. All nonprofit/voluntary, multicultural, heritage and

arts organizations are encouraged to apply. Two levels of funding are available: up to $20,000 to be designated a Feature Celebration Site; and up to $5,000 to be designated a Host Celebration Site. Consideration will be given to those who partner with others in their community to present cultural programming. Interested applicants should visit http://www.culture.alberta.ca/culturedays/. The application deadline is May 8. “Alberta Arts Days has

always been about celebrating our heritage, cultural diversity and provincial pride,” said Klimchuk. “The change in name to Alberta Culture Days is actually in keeping with what communities are already doing. Last year, thousands of Albertans enjoyed 1,046 events and activities hosted by an array of organizations including schools, libraries, recreation centres, arts and multicultural groups, social serving organizations; and many, many others.”


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A hot romance with Just One Spark

George & Glenys Von Platen

By Murray Green

Directions: From WETASKIWIN, AB, go 10 km (6.2 miles) East on Hwy 13 to RR 232, then go 1 km (0.62 miles) North.

Sometimes all it takes is one little spark to get a romance heated up in a hurry. Just One Spark is a story of two star-crossed lovers. Sparky is a firefighter (Camrose resident David Arial) and Green is a chain-smoking librarian (Augustana graduate Andraea Sartison) and they are drowning in loneliness and longing for the flame of romance to strike. Both Sparky and Green fantasize about love when they call in to their favourite radio station. Sparks fly and hearts unite when he rescues her from a fire at the library. When her desperation to find him again turns to arson they aren’t so lucky in escaping the blaze this time, and they wind up in critical condition. What follows is a love story taking place in their comatose fantasies. Everything is romantic, but as in dreams—quirky, spontaneous and unexplainable. The escapade unfolds through mime, physical comedy and a combination of video and live performance. It is tuned to perfection by a radio DJ who sets the scene and underscores the story. "When I graduated in 2008, I had to figure out what to do and thought about theatre. I wrote a play in 24 hours for a play writing competition and it became Just One Spark," explained Andraea. "We rehearsed separately, and then came together three or four days before we opened." This play was a hit at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival in 2009. "We ended up getting great reviews and the crowds grew every single night. Since then, David has been in school (University of Alberta, Augustana Campus) and I have been producing shows," said Andraea. The play has expanded with improvements, as well as some video to set the scene. "We are adding some film and video, which we have never done before. Now the play is completely underscored by music to give it a silent music feel to it." The play features two different scenes. "The first is a little blasé and that is where we use the film to help us, and the second is full of action. We are trying to oppose those two different worlds." Part of the film was shot at Covenant Health St. Mary's Camrose. "They were really good about it and handed us gowns and gave us a room," said Andraea. "One of the things we needed was a split screen to show both of us," explained David. "We had no idea how to do a split screen on I-movie 11. We did a lot of learning, googled and some young kids told us how to do it." Since the show was a success in Winnipeg, the actors decided it was time to reveal it to a Camrose audience. "We thought, let's get it back to Camrose. All of my family and friends are from Camrose and it will be good to perform here," said David. "What we have learned in dramatic arts has come from Augustana. We hope students and the professors make the trek to the theatre."

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Due to David's wedding in the summer, they won't be performing at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. "We will tuck it away and bring it back in the future," said Andraea. "We hope to perform in Edmonton, as well as other festivals across the country." Vancouver musician Peter Rinehardt performs the music live during the show. "I'm pulling some Lion King and Indiana Jones and added it to some incidental music," said Peter. "It is a high energy play and can be really draining, so the music picks us up a bit," said Andraea. "We inspire each other." Just One Spark, will be playing at the Bailey Theatre from March 29 to 31 and April 4 to 7 beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 tickets for adults and $12 for students). Visit www.baileytheatre.com for more information, or stop by the Bailey Theatre to purchase tickets.

Sparky the firefighter (David Arial) and librarian Green (Andraea Sartison) meet and fall in love under some extreme circumstances in Just One Spark. The play will be showing at the Bailey Theatre from March 29 to 31 and April 4 to 7.


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2012 Chevrolet Cruze Car of the Year By Dan Jensen

Why drive just any car when you can drive the car of the year? The 2012 Chevrolet Cruze at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC in Camrose has won many international awards, including 2011 Canadian Car of the Year honours from the Automobile Journalists' Association of Canada. "It is a compact car that takes the class to a whole other level," said McClellan Wheaton dealer principal Will McClellan. Sporty look The Cruze's Corvette-inspired interior isn't just stylish, it is highly functional. A good example is the versatility offered by the 60/40 split-folding rear seats that open up an expanded cargo passthrough to the trunk. "The cabin is clean and smart and very well executed," said Jeremy Cato, from The Globe and Mail. Also integral to the interior are the use of premium materials and a world-class quality standard that is evident in the tight fit between trim panels. The comfort is of an equally high calibre with standard six-way adjustable front bucket seats and a tilt and telescoping steering column. The Cruze LTZ Turbo includes such upscale features as heated leather-appointed front bucket seats with a power six-way driver's seat adjuster, as well as automatic climate control. The electronics are also advanced, with a standard OnStar system that features a wealth of safety, security and convenience features – with access through OnStar RemoteLink to your iPhone or select Android devices. You can opt for available Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity and an available USB port that you can operate with steering-wheel mounted audio controls. "With Cruze you're not only comfortable and connected, you're also enthused," said McClellan. "With Cruze it is world class all the way." Joy of driving The 2012 Cruze supports your joy of driving while inviting you to consider your impact on the environment. The 138 horsepower 1.4 litre ECOTEC turbo four-cylinder engine generates a sophisticated brand of fuel-efficient performance in Cruze LT Turbo, LTZ Turbo and Eco models. In fact, Cruze Eco, with its 4.6 litre per 100 km highway fuel consumption rating beats every other car in its class. "The Cruze Eco features a deceleration fuel cut-off system that automatically shuts off fuel when you are decelerating and then lets the fuel flow again once you accelerate, improving fuel efficiency," said McClellan. Eco also has enhanced aerodynamics, highlighted by an automatic air shutter system behind the front grille – the first in its class. It opens at low speeds to cool the engine and closes at highway speeds to enhance aerodynamics. Another contributing factor to Cruze Eco's winning fuel efficiency is the lightweight 17-inch forged polished alloy wheels that save both weight

and fuel. They are paired with low rolling resistance tires that again increase fuel efficiency. Cruze LS has its own form of power, equipped with a fuel-efficient 136 horsepower 1.8 litre ECOTEC four-cylinder engine. Just as the engine raises your expectations for the class, so does the handling, thanks to MacPherson strut front and compound crank rear suspension. "Where the Cruze makes a statement is the manner in which it handles, as its European heritage shines through," said Graeme Fletcher, The National Post. "In fact, the driving feel is one of substance and control." Less to worry about Safety was front and centre in the Cruze development effort, as engineers incorporated a long list

of accident avoidance and occupant protection measures. A series of standard driver control features help keep you out of trouble. They include the StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, traction control and four-wheel Pete anti-lock brakes. StabiliPastuck Trak continuously monitors steering angle, wheel speeds, brake pressure and lateral acceleration. If the system detects a lateral skid it intervenes by adjusting brake pressure and engine power to help return the vehicle to its increased driving line. As an electronic stability control system, it has been proven to reduce the risk of a fatal single-vehicle car crash by a remarkable 36 per cent. Occupant protection on Cruze is at a level you may expect from a luxury vehicle costing twice as much. There are ten standard airbags – the most in its class – which, together with the fortress-like body structure, helped Cruze earn a 2011 IIHS top safety pick and a five-star overall vehicle score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Further reassurance comes in the form of the standard OnStar system that includes Automatic Crash Response. Cruze surpassed 6,000,000 kilometres in worldwide testing. That's equivalent to almost 1,000 trips between Halifax and Vancouver, or close to 150 laps around the earth. Or more than seven times from the earth to the moon and back. In other words, lots of kilometres and lots of tweaking along the way.

You can see the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC at 3850-48 Avenue, Camrose. Phone 780-672-2355 and ask for one of the friendly sales professionals.


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On the road … DADS - LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. The Camrose Booster, phone 780-672-3142. 2004 VOLKS GOLF GTI – Loads of upgrades and ground effects. Fun car to drive. Call 780877-3982. 2006 MAZDA RX8 – Red w/ red and black leather heated seats, Bose stereo, a/c, moonroof, stability and traction control, summer and winter mags, 95,000 km. w/bumper to bumper warranty to July/12, $18,000. Ph. 780-374-3886. 2006 PONTIAC VIBE – Auto, air, cruise, pwr. windows, etc. 116,000 km. Beautiful condition. $7,200 (no GST). Ph. 780-672-6197. 2001 CHRYSLER NEON LE – 4-dr., p/s, p/b, tilt, cruise, a/c, AM/FM/cassette, new tires. Well maintained, $1,600 obo. Ph. 780678-6952.

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Hoop Trojans garner the championship crown By Murray Green

The Camrose Composite High School Trojans boys' basketball is the best 3A team in the province. After coming into provincials as the third ranked team, the James Saby coached squad vowed to earn a spot in the final. The cards all fell into place when CCHS decided to host the provincials on March 15 to 17. The squad then turned up the performance on the court a notch to knock off some high powered clubs. CCHS needed overtime to beat Cochrane 60-57 in the final, after tying the game in the last minute. Although the Camrose offence was firing on all cylinders in the last quarter and in overtime, it was a defensive play that won it for the Trojans. "Caleb Reed made the play of the game. He stood his ground when one of their players charged at him in overtime," said Myles Derry. "He (the Cochrane player) was looking for a foul, but Caleb stood in there and took one for the team. When I helped him up, I whispered in his ear, congratulations, you just won us provincials." Nobody wanted to make a mistake late in the contest or in overtime. "None of us wanted to be the one that didn't hustle, who would have cost us the game,"

said Connor. "Everyone played hard and it was a team effort." Camrose reached the final game by outscoring the Chestermere Lakers 85-78 in a tough match. "We have been preparing for this day (celebrating the provincial title) all year. We wanted to play and compete with the best," said Myles, one of the captains on the championship squad. "Most people say that, but it was actually true for us," said Connor Foreman, co-captain of the Trojans. "Our philosophy all year, no matter who we were playing, was to play, to play against the best," added Myles. "We have literally been playing for this championship for two years," said Connor. "We lost to this team (Cochrane) last year and they went on to win provincials. They brought back most of the same players, so we knew what we had to do." Cochrane started with a good sized lead, but in the second half, some of the shoots that went in earlier started to bounce off the rim. "Our coaches won this for us as well. All three of them know this game inside and out. I wouldn't want to play in this final without those three coaches. They are the best coaches anyone could ask for," said Myles, and was echoed by Connor. "They have been preparing for this game for

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Jeremy Bontor of the Camrose Composite High School Trojans takes his turn at cutting a string after the squad defeated Cochrane 60-57 in overtime to capture the 3A basketball provincials on March 17.

many years. It all started in the Stars basketball program when I was in Grade 1," said Connor. Although coach Saby has taken a team to high school provincials for several years, this was the first time he was able to reap the gold. "We all have close relationships with our coaches. We did it for them because they have always been there for us," said Myles. "Coach Saby is a great

coach, but he is a friend and is amazing." Coaching the championship Trojans were James Saby, John Hamilton and Davin Wilcox. Chestermere was also a tough team to beat. "To be honest, any one of the top four teams could have won this," said Myles. "If a call goes a different way or a bounce changes, any team could have done it," added Myles.

In the opening game for the Trojans, Camrose defeated St. Albert 58-48. Members of the 2011–12 championship team are Jeremy Bonter, Luke Bramfield, Jeff Brausen, Michael Byce, Braden Davis, Myles Derry, Caine Erickson, Connor Foreman, Hamilton Fowler, Logan Ottas, Caleb Reed and Nathan Saby.

Doan encourages basketball players to embrace the moment By Murray Green Leighann Doan was not only a dominant basketball player for the Stettler Wildcats against the Camrose Composite High School Trojans, she went on to become the rookie of the year in the

Canada West university league in 1996-97. "I remember Leighann playing against us and we lost 83-51. She scored 51 points that night, so technically we tied her," joked CCHS girls' coach Andy Lyster. "Watching her with Stettler and

in Calgary, I was always amazed by her poise, effort, skill set, class and sportsmanship. I went on line to check her biography, and we don't have enough time to list her accomplishments." She was the player of the year in 1999–2000 and again

Myles Derry, of the Camrose Composite High School Trojans, left, blocks a Cochrane player's vision to the net in the final game. CCHS scored in the last 10 seconds to tie the game and force overtime.

in 2000–01, but her dream was to make Team Canada and play in the Olympics. Her dream was partially realized when she played for the nation, but she just missed qualifying for the Olympic Games. She also played professionally in France. Leighann was the guest speaker for the 3A basketball provincials held in Camrose March 15 to 17. "It is a pleasure to be part of sports. I want to give back to those who have given me so much. Make sure you thank your coaches and parents," said Leighann. "The benefit of playing at this level is the healthy lifestyle. Secondly, it takes a lot of discipline. I took five classes every year at university, so I could finish in five years. It took a lot of discipline. It is a big thing that carries on in life. Thirdly, you have to learn to live with the ups and downs and that helps you later in life." Winning and losing happens. "You are not always going to win, so learning how to lose is important. I really wanted to win at an Olympic qualifier, so I could go to Athens. We ended up losing by six to Brazil and didn't qualify. Since I played basketball in Grade 10 or 11, I wanted to go to the Olympic Games. You go through highs and lows. My high was making the national team and the low was missing the opportunity to go to the Olympics. You get stronger by dealing with those emotions, even though it is difficult at the time," said Leighann, to about 300 high school athletes. "Those things I wouldn't change because they have made me what I am today." She said learning how to interact with others is priceless. "Later on in life you have to interact with people and sports

is a great way to learn. Together you strive to accomplish a goal. You are encouraged and supported by your teammates." Leighann tried out for the national team as an 18-year-old. She was cut that year and the next few years. "I finally made the team as a 22-year-old and it was a sense of achievement. Enjoy the friends around your table because the people you experience are your friends for life. "There is nothing like sports to bring you closer to others. You come together as a team. I'm not suggesting everyone go home tonight and shave your heads, but you will find an identity that bring you together as a team." She talked about her brother Shane who plays hockey for the Phoenix Coyotes. "I asked him why, at 35 years old, are you still playing the game? "He said it is the competition and the love of the sport. He has a blast with the rookies that come in and he makes it fun. It is that identity and sense of belonging to a team that makes it special. Why would someone like Wayne Gretzky want to coach? It is about the sense of being part of a team and a sense of identity. Remember the time you spend together." She said in the middle of all this, you are building character. "I don't want this to be stressful, but you are building character. Enjoy the games, the experience and all that goes with it," said Leighann. "Be thankful to those who have helped you along the way. Lastly, dream big. Even if you don't achieve all of your dreams, it is about the journey."


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THANK YOU CHERYL McKINNON’S FAMILY AND FRIENDS would like to thank all the people involved in the planning of the March 3 fund-raiser at the Masonic Hall in Camrose. To say it was a huge success would be understating it! All the items donated from companies, small businesses and from personal collections were what helped make the auction such a major success. To all those who purchased tickets for the fantastic supper, thank you. To those of you lucky enough to take home one or more of the many items auctioned that night, thank you. To the many who were there for support and friendship, thank you. To all of you who helped with the set-up and clean-up of the hall, the greeting table, the awesome MC, the preparation and serving of the supper, the dispensing of beverages, the talented auctioneering and the great job of keeping track of all the bidding, thank you. A personal thanks to Franny for collecting donations to bravely and lovingly shave her head for Cheryl that night. To all who have and continue to contribute to The Davey/McKinnon Trust, thank you. We would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone for all the prayers, the support, the flowers, the food, beverages, the companionship and all the love we received at our homes after Cheryl’s passing on March 6. Our hearts go out to all as we know you will miss Cheryl as much as we will. – Forever in our hearts, Curtis, Aidan, Leelan, Scott, Lynne, Angie, Willy, Franny and Conlan.

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SERVICES WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose.

JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-608-7917, Tom Mino. R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs Shingling, garages, concrete work Arborite and tiles 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 CAMROSE COMMUNITY HOME DIRECTORY • 135 Contractors • 500 + Categories • 900 + Local Companies • 300 + Web Links ALL AT www.camrosedirectory.ca www.camrosedirectory.ca TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you. ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888. McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING Full alteration and custom sewing service. Tues. - Fri. 10-6, Thurs., 10-8, Sat., 9-4 4937-49 Street, Camrose, AB (East of the Main Post Office) Ph. 780-672-4793 GREYSEN ENTERPRISES Bathroom/Kitchen Renos Basement Developments Door/Window/Exterior Upgrades Insured Journeyman Carpenter Call 780-678-4491 or email: Greysen-Ent@telus.net for free consultation

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EXECUTIVE SUITE – Well maintained, quiet adult building. Two bedrooms, five appliances, spacious. Ph. 780-608-3131. ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIAL AT GRAND PARK VILLAGE – Large one and two bedroom suites starting at $650 for one bedroom and $700 for two bedrooms. Hurry! Deals like this won’t last. Call today for a viewing, 780-281-0426 www.firesidepropertygroup.com ONE ROOM FOR RENT – No smoking/no partiers. 780-608-6769. ROOM FOR RENT – Shared accommodations for female who is working or going to school. Beautiful home located between Augustana and downtown area. No smoking, no pets. Rent $450/mo. $450 DD. Utilities included. 780-672-9622. MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Houses • Duplexes • 4-Plexes • Condos •Apartments • Storage and more! Call 780-672-0662 for more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, water, parking Pet friendly In quiet surroundings Many amenities within walking distance - SPRING SPECIAL! Won’t Last Long! Call Today! 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji LOT RENTALS AVAILABLE – Move-in incentive offered. Call Camrose Mobile Home Park, 780672-2396. NICE QUIET PLACE DOWNTOWN, 4719-50 St. One-bedroom suite, lower floor, newly renovated $700/mo. Available April 1 Phone 780-608-3820 ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES – Reclaim your freedom in a spacious apartment for reasonable rates in Kensington Manor. They are newly renovated suites with large living area, new appliances, large master bedroom, walk-in storage closet and balcony with each unit. We are located close to parks and recreational facilities; we have laundry facility in the building and power to each parking stall. Rent starts at $750. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. To make an appointment for viewing please call 780-673-0049 . IMMACULATELY MAINTAINED – Quiet, friendly, secure ALL SENIORS apartment building. N/S, N/P, across from Rosehaven (Southview Manor, 5320-47 Ave.) Sunny south-facing second floor w/balcony. Recently painted and ready for spring on April 1. Rent/DD $725. Includes heat, water, laundry room, parking. Contact Barb in building at 780-608-2011 or Rod, 780459-9846.


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HOUSEHOLD BEVELED EDGE WALL MIRROR – 36” x 48”, $35. Ph. 780-672-5830.

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LIVESTOCK/FEED BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES. Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142. SMALL SQUARE HAY BALES – Clearing out second cut 2010 bales. Tarped, $4 ea. Pat Ter way, Daysla nd, 780 374-2404. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-year-olds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. HORSES WANTED – All types. Will pick up. Call 780657-2057 or 780-645-0939.

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SEED BRIGHT’S SEED New Norway WHEAT Cert. Harvest – HRS Cert. Foremost – CPS BARLEY Certified Cowboy Certified Sundre Silage Barley also available OATS Certified Morgan Seed Oats also available Ph. 1-780-855-2240 Cell 1-780-678-6329 email: briseed@mailhub.ca

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F For or items price priced at $100 or less! • Mail, fax, email or drop off your ad copy. • One item per ad – 10 word limit. • Include the price of the item in your ad. • Offer excludes living things, except when offered for free.

REAL ESTATE WE BUY HOUSES – That money pit getting you down? Will pay cash and all expenses. Please email: dave2jon@telus.net

PARKVIEW RAVINES – Adult community. Exceptional 1,183 sq. ft. half-duplex. Insulated double garage, two plus one bedrooms, three baths, two fireplaces. MF laundry, vaulted ceiling, finished basement. Appliances and window coverings included. $369,500. Ph. 780-672-5080. FOR SALE BY OWNER –1,218 sq. ft. home in family neighbourhood. Five bedrooms, three baths, finished basement with laundry room and cold storage. Self-contained 16’ x 22’ shop with alley access in addition to attached garage. Asking $349,000. Call 780672-5455 for appointment to view.

FOR SALE OR TRADE SW 33-47-18-W4 – 120 acres broke. Ph. 780-336-2385.

MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 34 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs

JOHN DEERE 140 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/47” deck plus tiller attachment; ONAN 24 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; HUSQVARNA RANCHER 455 chainsaw; MIGHTYMAC 9 HP chipper/shredder; ARIENS 9 HP s/p 36” sidewalk sweeper. www.jds-smallengine.com Phone 780-672-7649. GAS POWERED WEED EATER – New, used once. Asking $65. 780-608-9416.

TWO ELECTRIC WEED EATERS – Like new. Both for $60. 780-608-9416. FRONT DOOR – 35 3/4” x 79”. Offers. 780-679-5922.

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Mail to: Classified Ad Department, Camrose Booster Ltd. 4925-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Fax: 780-672-2518 Email: ads@camrosebooster.com

Good, clean fun at Bailey Theatre April 15

HOUSE TO BE MOVED from Hay Lakes, AB. Older three-bedroom bungalow, 992 sq. ft., solid oak kitchen cabinets, large living room, newer windows/siding, laminate in living room and two bedrooms. Buyer responsible for all associated moving costs. We are building a new home and need this one gone. Call us, we can make a deal! 780-878-3825.

ADAMS HYBRID GRAPHITE IRONS – No. 3 to pitching wedge. Used twice, like new. Ph. 780-672-2633.

Individuals are able to place classified ads without charge provided message relates to a personal possession and does not form part of a profession, trade or business. Any ad designed to produce an income is regarded as commercial advertising and must be a PAID AD.

SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142.

PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858.

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CRATE BFX-220 BASS AMP – Used very little, excellent condition, $500 obo; Fender standard jazz bass, like new with strap and hardshell case, $500 obo; Crate GT212 guitar amp, 120 watts, 3-channel, $250 obo. Ph. 780-608-1518.

Jimmy the Janitor By Dan Jensen

Comedian Jimmy the Janitor will be bringing his own version of good clean fun to the Bailey Theatre April 15. Advance tickets are now available at the Bailey Theatre box office or online at www.baileytheatre.com. Jimmy the Janitor has been called “the Dean of Dust, the Squire of the Squeegee, the CEO of CLR." He's been called to entertain audiences across Canada and the United States for the past 25 years. The twohour comedy cabaret is rated PG and starts at 7:30 p.m. Jimmy the Janitor has ten comedy CDs and his comedy feature “Jimmy Live” is heard daily in 70 radio markets across Canada. The jovial janitor has appeared on CBC Radio/Television, CTV and the Comedy Network. Jimmy the Janitor's show at King's Theatre at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, was a complete sellout. “What a great show," said general manager Geoff Keymer. "We were overwhelmed with inquiries and sales." Big Country 93.1 Grande Prairie reported listeners were calling in after the show there to say it was "awesome." At the Dryden Cultural Centre Jimmy had members of the audience laughing so hard they cried. The Construction Association of Victoria said Jimmy the Janitor swept the West Coast crowd off their feet with clean, “bang your fists on the table hilarity."


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The latest News, Notices and Information from The City of Camrose www.camrose.ca • 780-672-4426 Notice of Development Permits

Augustana Area Redevelopment Plan

Take notice that the following Development Permits for the proposed uses listed below have been approved by the City of Camrose Development Authority, under the provision of By-law #2567/07, the Land Use By-law of the City of Camrose. The development permits have been approved SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD. Any person wishing to appeal an approval may do so by serving a written notice of appeal and the REQUIRED FEE to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose (Telephone: 780-672-4426) within 14 days after the date of this notice. Further information regarding these Development Permits may be obtained from the City of Camrose Development Services, Lower Floor, Mirror Lake Centre, during business hours (8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.), Monday through Friday (telephone: 780-678-3044). Permit # DP3567 DP3576 DP3577

Legal Address Plan Block Lot 0123192 0726953 2968MC

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Development

5233-39 Street 4009 to 4015-75 Street 5710-47 Avenue

Addition to existing industrial building. Four-unit multi-family residential rowhouse Addition of secondary suite to existing single family dwelling

PUBLIC NOTICE (Municipal Government Act) Notice is hereby given that under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, the City of Camrose will offer for sale, by Public Auction, at City Hall, Camrose, Alberta, on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., the following lands: C. of T. NUMBER 012067183 972083814 902067710 215-E-201 082457359

PLAN RN28 9075S 7018AA 824MC 0825064

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LOT 1-3 5, 6 – 8 UNIT 8

Each parcel offered for sale will be subject to a reserve bid, and to the reservations and conditions contained in the existing certificate of title. The land is being offered for sale on an “as is, where is” basis and the City of Camrose makes no representation and gives no warranty whatsoever as to the adequacy of services, soil conditions, land use districting, building and development conditions, absence or presence of environmental contamination, or the ability to develop the subject land for any intended use by the purchaser. No bid will be accepted where the bidder attempts to attach conditions precedent to the sale of any parcel. No terms and conditions of sale will be considered other than those specified by the City. The City of Camrose may, after the public auction, become the owner of any parcel of land that is not sold at the public auction. Terms: Cash, Bank Draft or Certified Cheque. A 10 percent deposit is payable upon the acceptance of the bid at public auction. The balance of the accepted bid is due by April 26, 2012 or the deposit will be forfeited and the City will consider the next bid.

OPEN HOUSE WHEN:

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Presentation – 7:00 to 7:15 p.m. Question and Answer Session – 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. WHERE: St. Andrews Anglican Church, 4713-50 Street A draft vision and plan concept for the Augustana neighbourhood has now been formulated. An overview of this vision will be presented at the Open House. Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend and to provide input on the draft plan. Should you be unable to attend the Open House, but would like further information or to comment on the draft Augustana Area Redevelopment Plan, please visit the City’s website at www.camrose.ca and search Augustana ARP or contact: City of Camrose Planning and Development Services Phone 780-678-3044 augustanaarp@camrose.ca

PUBLIC NOTICE Trail Maintenance – Pavement Crack-filling City maintenance crews will be getting an early start on our paved trails this spring by crack-filling paved trails with an oil substance. Trail users should be aware of oil on the trails. Signs will be put up prior to application and signage will be removed once the trails are ready for use. The process is planned to commence April 2 to 5 depending on weather. For information, contact the Community Services Department at 780-672-9195.

GST may apply on lands sold at the public auction.

PUBLIC NOTICE Thin Ice – Think Twice!

Redemption may be affected by payment of all arrears of taxes and costs at any time prior to the sale. DATED at Camrose, Alberta this 22nd day of March, 2012. Diane Urkow, General Manager, Financial Services

The City of Camrose would like to make all citizens aware that with the temperature warming up, the ice conditions on all ponds, creeks, rivers and dugouts are dangerous to access. Please keep off these water bodies! The ice conditions are to a point where they cannot support adults or children. For that reason, it is important to stay clear!

Community Services Department Public Notice – Invitation for Quotation The Community Services Department is inviting interested parties to submit Quotations for supply and planting of trees for various locations listed below in the City of Camrose. These locations are the following: Item 1 – City of Camrose – Valleyview Subdivision Item 2 – City of Camrose – Boulevard Replacement Program Item 3 – City of Camrose – Camrose Golf Course Quotation forms and further information are available from the Community Services Department offices located in the Camrose Aquatic Centre. Telephone iniquiries are to be directed to Mr. Chris Clarkson, Parks Director at 780-672-9195. Site meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (will meet at Community Services Office, 5600-44 Avenue prior to site visits). Quotations will be accepted, on the forms provided only, no later than 2:00 p.m., April 18, 2012 at the Community Services Department office.

JUICE BOXES with the Mayor Chat with Mayor Chalmers and Councillors Camrose Public Library, 4710-50 Avenue Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Our youngest Camrosians are most encouraged to attend and talk to the Mayor about the future of Camrose!

Mayor Marshall Chalmers

REMEMBER Please have your waste and compost out by 7:45 a.m. on Collection Day! Scan this QR Code with your Smart Phone for the latest news from The City of Camrose!

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS

Estate of JAMES JOSEPH LORRAIN, late of Forestburg, Alberta, who died on February 26, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by April 26, 2012, and provide details of your claim with SCOTT FARNHAM of Farnham West Stolee LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, at 5016-52 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1V7. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Estate of ORVIN BOETTGER, who died on February 25, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by May 4, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.


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Village of New Norway

www.selmacsales.com

Chief Administrative Officer The Village of New Norway is seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the position of Chief Administrative Officer. New Norway is situated just south of the junction of Highway 13 and 21, 25 kilometers southwest of Camrose, Alberta. Reporting to the Mayor and Council, the CAO will perform all major administrative duties pertaining to the operation of the Village, as assigned by legislation and Council. The CAO is responsible for dealing with public inquiries, keeping informed of government and community affairs, developing policy and programs, and carrying out assigned financial duties. The CAO will oversee operational and financial management and advise Council on the operation and affairs of the Village. The CAO will also perform the duties of the Development Officer for the Village. Minimum requirements: • Candidates should possess or be working towards a designation in local government management – a comparable combination of experience and education may be considered; • Experience in municipal management and knowledge of local government; • Solid understanding of municipal operations, finances, budgets, cash flow management, infrastructure, planning and development, and management reporting; • Ability to direct and evaluate the staff and activities of the municipality; • Proven interpersonal leadership and communication skills; and • Organizational and time management skills to effectively deal with municipal matters and prioritize work initiatives. Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Interested applicants are requested to submit their resumes, in confidence, along with salary expectations and references. The Village of New Norway thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Send resumes via mail, fax or email to: Mailing Address: Box 60, New Norway, AB T0B 3L0 Attention: Mayor Tonya Ratushniak Phone: 780-855-3915 Fax: 780-855-3916 Email: admin@villageofnewnorway.ca

BUSINESS KEEPS BUILDING AT HAUSER HOME HARDWARE WE’RE HIRING!

Full-time Tool/Hardware Department Find satisfaction assisting our diverse client base with the right hand or power equipment and hardware to the get the job done right. Full training provided. Experience with wide range of building materials advantageous.

Full-time Paint Department If you’ve got an eye for color and a sense for decorating with color and flair, our paint department will be right down your alley!

Part-time Warehouse/Yard Worker If you’re in good physical condition, ambitious, conscientious with time and customers’ needs, apply today.

Benefits of working at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre • an exciting retail work environment • competitive wages • opportunities for advancement • a clean, safe working environment

• opportunity to learn about the thousands of products Home carries • opportunity to help customers live better lives

Apply with resume… 6809-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-8818 Fax 780-672-8809 Email jill@hhbccamrose.ca

4716-38 Street Camrose Phone 780-672-2452 Selmac Sales (2007) Ltd. is a thriving three-store Massey Ferguson and Challenger dealership. We pride ourselves on having great people and creating a positive, rewarding workplace environment for everyone. Our Camrose location is currently accepting resumes for the position of:

FULL-TIME SERVICE MANAGER We are looking for someone who: • has exceptional time management skills • has considerable experience managing a service shop and a team of service personnel • consistently demonstrates exceptional customer service • is eager to pass on his/her talents to our novice technicians • enjoys diagnosing, repairing and maintaining agricultural equipment • has basic computer skills and likes to solve problems • has the ability to take initiative and thrives in a fast paced team environment We will give preference to individuals with: • Journeyperson Certification • Previous experience at a AGCO or competing ag industry dealership We would like to offer you: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package. • a competitive wage. Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive.

Please forward resumes to: Blaine Heck, Store Manager Fax 780-672-1721 or email bheck@selmacsales.com

Experience the CAMROSE Servicing Dealer 1-800-639-8057 Difference!

STONY PLAIN 1-800-290-5489

LOUGHEED 1-800-773-9757

www.selmacsales.com 4716-38 Street Camrose Phone 780-672-2452 Selmac Sales (2007) Ltd. is a thriving three-store Massey Ferguson and Challenger dealership. We pride ourselves on having great people and creating a positive, rewarding workplace environment for everyone. Our Camrose location is currently accepting resumes for the position of:

FULL-TIME JOURNEYMAN AG TECHNICIAN We are looking for someone who: • has 3-5 years of experience as a Technician • consistently demonstrates exceptional customer service • is eager to pass on his/her talents to our novice technicians • enjoys diagnosing, repairing and maintaining agricultural equipment • has basic computer skills and likes to solve problems • has the ability to take initiative and thrives in a fast paced team environment We will give preference to individuals with: • Journeyperson Certification • Previous experience at a AGCO Dealership We would like to offer you: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package. • a competitive wage. Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive.

Please forward resumes to: Blaine Heck, Store Manager Fax 780-672-1721 or email bheck@selmacsales.com

Experience the CAMROSE Servicing Dealer 1-800-639-8057 Difference!

STONY PLAIN 1-800-290-5489

LOUGHEED 1-800-773-9757

Night Manager Here’s a terrific opportunity for someone who’s bright, friendly and energetic. We have a night management position open. The successful applicant will work closely with both staff and customers. The ability to pay attention to detail and problem-solving skills are essential to this position. If you’re ready to step into the dynamic world of hotel management, bring your personality, your resumé and apply in person to Sean Willms. Highway 13 West, Camrose Phone 780-672-9171 Toll Free 1-877-477-9171 www.norsemeninn.com

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Report from the Legislature Verlyn Olson, MLA, Wetaskiwin-Camrose

The Spring Session of the Alberta Legislature opened with the Throne Speech on February 7, followed by the Budget on February 9. Just prior to the beginning of Session, I attended my first conference of federal, provincial, and territorial Justice Ministers in Charlottetown. It was a great opportunity to meet Ministers from across the country and to discuss issues of common concern. In those meetings, and others since I have returned home from Charlottetown, I have been especially encouraged to see a growing awareness that we need to be innovative in our approach to crime prevention and reduction. We continue to talk about finding ways of getting people who have mental health and addiction issues out of the justice system and into the healthcare system. I was with the Premier and a number of other Ministers in Calgary recently to announce our new Integrated Justice Services Project (IJSP). Its purpose is to break the cycle of repeat offenders by providing probation services in the same location as mental health and addiction counselling, housing assistance and so on. The Calgary Police told me that they have arrested some offenders as many as 170 times in one year, and those same people often find themselves making numerous hospital emergency visits and trips to court. I have also had great opportunities to meet with officials from other countries to discuss issues of common interest, including trade, energy and environmental issues and cultural exchange. I was fortunate to have met the Finnish Ambassador and the Minister of Economy. Also, just recently Jeff Johnson, Diana McQueen, Evan Berger, Cal Dallas and I, all Ministers of Norwegian heritage, spent an evening with the Norwegian Ambassador and 13 members of Norway’s Standing Committee on Environment and Energy. They were here to tour Statoil’s operations. Statoil is 80% owned by the Government of Norway. In terms of my activities in the constituency, some of the highlights have been a tour by the Minister of Culture and Community Services, Heather Klimchuk of the Reynolds Alberta Museum and the Camrose Railway Museum, and her attendance at the opening of the Nordlys Film Festival at the Bailey Theatre in Camrose. I also met with Federal Public Security Minister, Vic Toews in Hobbema and had a great time at the opening of the Boston Pizza Provincial Men’s Curling Championships in Camrose, the Millet Firemen’s Ball, Scandinavian Night in Camrose, the Wetaskiwin Jazz Society Concert and the Wetaskiwin High School Big Band night. Continued on page 48


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a better opportunity awaits Discover a better place to grow your career: a place that’s caring, engaging and rewarding. We’re proud of our diverse culture of trust and respect. It’s a culture guided by solid leadership and collaboration from every member of our organization. The Co-operators, a leading Canadian-owned insurance and financial services company, is looking to fill a position in our Sedgewick, Alberta location. > General Sales Associate the opportunity As a General Sales Associate, you will be responsible for the sales and service of The Co-operators’ products. In addition to responding to customer requests, you will complete front-line risk assessments and match new, prospective and existing clients with insurance products. your qualifications You have, or will acquire within three months, a General Insurance License. Life License is not required, but would be an asset. You must also be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and other technology. If you are interested in a career with The Co-operators, please send your resume to: Sherri Ryckman, District Manager 4406-50 Avenue Ste 201, Red Deer, AB T4N 3Z6 Fax 403-343-7758 sherri_ryckman@cooperators.ca

Wetaskiwin & District Association for Community Service

Assisting individuals with disabilities to live all-inclusive lives

Day Program Team Leader

As a Team Leader at the WDACS Connections Day Program, you will be part of a team committed to promoting opportunities for individuals to make meaningful connections within their community. You will be tasked with ensuring that quality service is delivered consistently while also providing new ideas for enhancing the program. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and will be responsible for supervising staff, maintaining guardian relationships, scheduling and report writing. You may be required to assist frontline staff on occasion. This is a 37.5 hour per week position. Qualifications include supervisory experience and experience working with persons who have developmental disabilities. Post-secondary education in Community Rehabilitation or related field is preferred. Equivalencies will be considered.

Residential – Part-Time Positions/Casual We are recruiting for Part-Time/Casual frontline positions to work in our group home programs. The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting individuals to learn new skills, promote meaningful community inclusion, promote healthy lifestyles, assisting to maintain personal hygiene and be a positive role model. Each staff is expected to keep the residences clean and promote a healthy and safe working environment. The expected hours of work are evenings and weekends with the possibility of completing sleepovers on a contract basis. Please send a Letter of Interest and Resume to: Executive Director – WDACS, 5211-54 Street, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 1T2 Fax 780-352-8558 Email: info@wdacs.ca This competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. All applicants will be required to submit a criminal record check with a vulnerable sector check. We require all employees have the use of a personal vehicle and a valid Alberta Driver’s license.

Part-time Employment Opportunity at Harley’s Liquor Store – Weekdays, Evenings and Weekends –

SALES CLERKS Duties: Cashier, customer service, inventory and more. Salary will be based on experience. Successful applicants must be self-motivated, a team player, with a friendly, outgoing personality and be neat in appearance. Please forward your resumé, with references, to: Email: harleys@cable-lynx.net Fax: 780-672-2394 Deliver: 6520-48 Avenue, Camrose, AB

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Head Chef/Kitchen Leader We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and qualified chef to assist in running our busy kitchen. The CRE caters for a variety of events from weddings to corporate functions to cattle sales and fund-raisers. We want someone with creativity and passion to enhance the overall experience for our customers. The successful applicant will have or be: • Three to five years’ experience in a professional kitchen as Chef with papers or very strong cooking capabilities • Experience with ordering, food cost, labor cost, inventory, scheduling and supervision of kitchen staff • Work well under pressure in a fast-paced and exciting environment • Detail-oriented, flexible and creative with a team attitude • Excellent organizational and quick decision-making skills • Passionate about food • Reliable • Hard-working • Strong communication and supervisory skills

• Must have good knowledge of kitchen safety and safe food handling • Must be able to work with minimal or no supervision • Adequate computer knowledge Job responsibilities will include (but are not limited to): • Assist/Lead all hot and cold food preparation for catering • Assist in carving or serving of foods at banquet halls • Ensure all health and safety standards are being followed • Daily cleaning of kitchen and equipment • Proper handling and storage of all foods • Providing optimal customer service • Providing leadership in the development and execution of all catering requirements • Supervising and supporting day-to-day activities of the kitchen • All other duties as required Physical Demands: Continuous standing and walking on concrete; repetitive arm/hand and finger movements; occasional lifting up to 50 lbs.; crouching, bending and reaching; sudden change in temperature; exposure to moving machinery; long hours. Hours: Based on event bookings. Various shifts include mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays. This is a full-time contract position for at least one year. Start date will commence as soon as a suitable candidate is identified. Salary will be commensurate with experience and a benefit package will be available. If you possess all of the above, please send a resume and cover letter to: Camrose Regional Exhibition Catering Manager 4250 Exhibition Drive, Camrose, AB T4V 4Z8 Fax 780-672-8140 Email: ptomaszewski@cre.ab.ca We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

BIRTHS To Danielle

and Steven Peterson, of Camrose, on March 16, a daughter. To Julie and Derek O'Donnell, of Camrose, on March 17, a son. To Krystal Thompson, of Camrose, on March 19, a son.

DEATHS Hildagarde Korobko,

of Tofield, on March 17, at 81 years of age. Charles Hallett, of Tofield, on March 17, at 95 years of age. Andrea Lukawiecki, of Red Deer, on March 18, at 45 years of age. Ella Flynn, of Camrose, on March 19, at 76 years of age. John Wall, of Tofield, on March 19, at 88 years of age. Donna Simons, of Camrose, on March 19, at 50 years of age. Ursula Johnston, of Camrose, on March 21, at 82 years of age. Darcy King, of Camrose, on March 22, at 49 years of age. William "Bill" Cisek, of Forestburg, on March 22, at 57 years of age. Olga Anderson, of Camrose, on March 23, at 97 years of age.

Family • Achievement • Integrity • Respect

It’s nice when you discover the job is as good as the coffee Quality Training Incentive Programs Benefits or Bonus Program HIRING FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANTS 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB Full-time / shift work – no experience necessary $11.24 per hour plus benefits

HIRING FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANTS 796005 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons 6602-48 Ave., Camrose, AB Full-time / shift work – no experience necessary $11.24 per hour plus benefits

Now hiring for FT positions Positions work rotating shifts of days, nights, graveyards and some weekends. HIRING AT BOTH LOCATIONS IN CAMROSE Honesty, caring and a workplace that feels like home

An employer you can count on Apply in person with resume at either Camrose store


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES To maintain and improve our customer service and growing dealership, we are seeking applications to fill the following additional positions:

Lube Technician If you enjoy working in a fast-paced and friendly environment, are mechanically inclined and able to perform small automotive repairs, this position in our Quick Lane could be right for you. Duties to include oil changes, light maintenance and tire service. Experience is an asset, but not required. Competitive wages and benefits.

Automotive Sales Consultant We need an individual who: • is enthusiastic and self-motivated • has long-term goals • has superior organizational skills • works well with people We offer: • health and dental benefits • long and short term disability insurance • a fun, professional working atmosphere • high volume sales and leasing • an aggressive pay plan…and much more! If being part of a Quality Team excites you, please apply indicating position you are applying for via email: info@lambford.com or fax: 780-672-2440

Highway 13 East, 3771-48 Avenue, Camrose

Lakeland College is committed to achieving educational excellence in a people-centered environment.

Instructor, Emergency Medical Services Program Competition No: 12-2918-001 Lakeland College requires an Instructor for the Emergency Medical Services Program. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching a variety of courses within the program, class preparation, evaluation of assignments, projects and exams as well as program and curriculum development in accordance with industry and institutional standards. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a current Alberta Paramedic Registration as well as five years’ related experience. A Bachelor’s degree in Arts or Sciences would be preferred. This is a Continuing Full-time Continuing Faculty position available at the Camrose campus, commencing as soon as possible. Lakeland College offers a generous benefit and pension package. Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. A combination of education and experience may be considered. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please quote the competition number and send current resume and names of three references to: Lakeland College Human Resources 5707 College Drive Vermilion, Alberta T9X 1K5 Email: hr@lakelandcollege.ca (MS Word format or .pdf) Fax: 780-853-8702 www.lakelandcollege.ca

Camrose Adult Learning Council is looking for

EXPERIENCED TUTORS with formal training who are interested in supporting adults to increase their basic literacy skills and/or build skills in junior high and high school level academic subjects such as math, reading, writing and science. You would be required to develop lesson plans with specific goals and timelines, monitor student progress, develop homework assignments and facilitate learning sessions with an adult student. A flexible schedule and the ability to commit to short term intensive contract work is also an asset. Call Diane at 780-672-8754 for more information or forward your resume to Camrose Adult Learning Council calc@camroselearning.com

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Administrative Assistant COME JOIN THE CAMROSE TEAM! Andrukow Group Solutions Inc., a progressive fertilizer company, seeks a self-motivated individual to assist in the administering of their sales activities by providing outstanding customer service in person and on the phone. Responsibilities: • Assist with Accounts Payable and Receivables • Prepare bank deposits, manage cash box and handle the distribution of mail • Reponsible for incoming calls and inquiries • Data entry of customer orders and purchase orders • Ensure AR coincides with real-time inventories Requirements: • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills • Self-starter with a desire to succeed • Knowledge of accounting systems • Business diploma and/or accounting/bookkeeping would be an asset

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS POSITION IS SEASONAL Please submit your resume to dbergstrom@agsiag.com We thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Closing Date: March 30, 2012

Join the team that’s changing the way cars and trucks get bought and sold from Camrose, Alberta We’re one of Alberta’s biggest volume internet auto dealerships. Since June 2010, we’ve expanded three times. Business is growing every month. Our reputation is growing rapidly. All is good and the best is yet to come! Because of the impressive numbers of new and used vehicles and farm, oilfield and commercial-use trailers we sell monthly, we need to add to our sales staff once again. Join our career sales staff and earn an impressive living in an environment that is fast-moving, positive and always making a difference. Send your resume now to: Scott Berry, Sales Manager D&D Sales 3901-42 Avenue, Camrose, AB Phone 780-672-4400 Cell 780-608-6217 Vehicle Sales Email scottb@ddsales.ca

Wash Bay Attendant, Automotive Detailer If you like getting vehicles clean as a whistle, here’s a great job for you. We offer competitive wages and benefits. Experience preferred, but we will train the right applicant. Deliver your resumé or email ealbers@camrosechrysler.com or mrodin@camrosechrysler.com or or apply in person to Ed or Mike.

3511-48 Avenue, East End Camrose

Back at the Legislature, I defended my departmental budget on the first night of budget deliberations. The 2012 Budget contains no sales tax and no tax increases. It forecasts a small deficit this year and a surplus of 5 billion dollars in three years. This is not just wishful thinking, as some have suggested. It is based on estimates from independent and international agencies. One of the reasons for the higher revenue projections is that there are 13 large projects which will, according to the royalty formula, soon start paying significantly higher royalties. In terms of some of the more controversial subjects you may have heard about on the news, the Premier has followed through in a number of commitments. Some of these commitments include the appointment of a former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, last fall, to review MLA pay and the calling of a Judicial Inquiry into allegations of queue jumping, after accepting all 21 recommendations of the Health Quality Council Report. Also, the introduction of the Property Rights Advocate Act which guarantees landowner rights to consultation, compensation and the Courts, as well as provide for appointment of a Property Rights Advocate. This is going to be an exciting year for Albertans and I truly believe that the direction our government is taking is going to put our province in a position where we will maximize our full potential. I consider it an honour and a privilege to be your government representative and I will continue to work as hard as I can to ensure our constituency of Wetaskiwin-Camrose remains one of the best places to live in Alberta.

Edgeworth Centre facts • The total weight of all the concrete in the building is 25,000,000 lbs. • The block contractor laid 130,000 blocks. • The steel reinforcing in the concrete weighs 800,000 lbs. • The mechanical contractors installed inslab tubing, steel pipe, copper pipe, cast iron pipe and PVC for all water and heating uses in the building. The total length of all pipe is 55,000 feet. • Each ice surface has two layers of plastic pipe, cold in the concrete and hot about 10 inches under the concrete. Each rink slab has 68,000 feet. • There 104 washroom stalls in the building, including all men's, ladies, handicapped, dressing and change rooms. • Total electrical wiring in the building is 174 kilometres. • The building has 1,398 light fixtures. • In those light fixtures there are 3,744 lamps. • The project, to completion, involved between 160,000 and 170,000 man hours.


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SERVERS THE GRAVITY LOUNGE Part-time and Full-time positions

THE TAP ROOM Part-time position. Please apply at the front desk.

Highway 13 West, Camrose Phone 780-672-9171 Toll Free 1-877-477-9171 www.norsemeninn.com

Students go hungry to help Haiti By Murray Green Chester Ronning School students are planning to go Hungry for Haiti to create awareness of the country's continued struggle to rebuild after an earthquake three years ago. Students, teachers, parents and members of the community are encouraged to donate the cost of lunch on April 12 to help save an orphanage in Haiti. "We are asking people to donate the price of a lunch," said teacher Marie Olson and a member of the Chester Ronning School Hungry for Haiti Committee. Three years ago, a devastating earthquake destroyed much of Haiti. Many children were left homeless and often without parents. Today much of Haiti looks the same, as rubble is still piled in the streets, tents are still being used as homes and orphanages are in even greater need. "God’s Little Angels is the orphanage Chester Ronning School will directly support through our donations," said Marie. "On April 12, we invite and challenge all community members to give up their lunch and donate the cost of it to this project. At 11:30 a.m. in the gym there will be a Hungry for Haiti experiential assembly about the earthquake and the orphanage in Haiti. Everyone is invited to attend to show support for Haiti and to help be a model for our students that global citizenship is important." Following the assembly, students return to their rooms, while waiting for “aid workers” to bring their lunch of bread and water. "We will gather on the floor with the heat turned down and create cards for the children of Haiti. Guests are welcome to join any class to share this time," added Marie. "We hope to instill in our students and ourselves a very tiny sense of how it is for the Haitians and an awareness of how fortunate we are to rarely feel hunger." Donations can be dropped off at Chester Ronning School or to a Chester Ronning staff member. If a student may not be able to go without lunch, the school suggests he or she bring just the basic minimum required for lunch and give up sweets and treats. Parents and members of the community are also invited to challenge their workplaces to go Hungry for Haiti.

Want to be part of the fun and dynamic team of enthusiastic professionals who work and play at Reynolds-Alberta Museum? Then send your resume to the Friends of ReynoldsAlberta Museum Society to be considered for the following positions: • Museum Educator Full-time annual contract position • Marketing and Communications Assistant Full-time annual contract position • Museum Educator May 1 to September 3 (Two positions) • Ride Program Coordinator – May 1 to September 3 Deadline for applications: April 11, 2012 Visit www.reynoldsalbertamuseum.com for position details. Forward resumes to: Friends of Reynolds Alberta Museum Society P.O. Box 6206, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 2E9 Fax: 780-361-1239 No phone calls please

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Front End Catering Staff CRE Catering Services is looking for talented, friendly individuals to join our catering team. Experience preferred, but not necessary. We offer a fun, friendly atmosphere, competitive wages and flexibility. If you are looking for a little something to fill in time – we have the job for you.

NOW HIRING for the following positions:

PERMANENT CASUAL FRONT END BANQUET AND CONCESSION STAFF Candidates must be: • Able to multi-task • Friendly and outgoing • Willing to learn both concession and banquet areas • Able to work under pressure • Responsible and dependable • Flexible • Customer service oriented • Able to work days, evenings and weekends Please submit your resume to the Camrose Regional Exhibition, Attention: Paula Email: ptomaszewski@cre.ab.ca or Fax: 780-672-8140 Applications available at the Administration Building.

Battle River Gas Co-op Ltd. is accepting applications for a

2012 STEP Student Applicant must be returning to school in the fall to be eligible for this position. This temporary position will entail a 40-hour work week (Monday to Thursday) and will commence May 7, 2012 to August 23, 2012 (16 weeks). All applicants must have a valid driver’s license. Please submit resumes “Attention: Wayne” to wsbrg@ontis.com, or mail to: Box 129, Ferintosh, AB T0B 1M0 or drop off at 501 MacQuarrie Avenue, Ferintosh, AB. Please contact Wayne at 780-877-3740 if you have questions about this summer employment opportunity.

Growing to Greatness

Battle River School Division #31

…is looking for student(s) who would qualify under the STEP PROGRAM for summer employment. The employment period is approximately May 1 to August 31, 2012. Our Maintenance Shops include Camrose and Killam. Duties will include cutting of grass, painting, shed maintenance, and other duties as requested. Please send resumes by Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. to: Maintenance Department Battle River School Division #31 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0L3 Fax: 780-672-9469 Email: dkendall@brsd.ab.ca We appreciate and consider all applications received; however, we contact only those who will be interviewed.

• Gravel • Screened

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FT Aggregates Inc. is currently seeking people to fill the following positions: • Full Time Receptionist • Heavy Duty Mechanic • General Labourers Interested parties please contact FT Aggregates Inc. office at 780-608-7125. “Products worth building on”

SPORTS MANAGER We are currently looking for a detail-oriented, motivated, customer-focused individual to lead our Sports Department Team as we look forward to the challenge of moving to our new location. Knowledge in the types of sporting goods products as well as gardening products we carry would be an asset, however, we are more interested in a person with the attributes listed above. The successful applicant will be part of our lock-up team and will have direct input into the direction of the store as a whole. Serious applications can be dropped off at the customer service desk or faxed to 780-672-2823 to the attention of Tina, Office Manager.

CANADIAN TIRE Duggan Mall, Camrose Phone 780-672-1400 Auto Service 780-672-1478 STORE HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Hours: Mon.-Wed., Fri., Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. and Holidays – Closed

LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED

Pharmacy Assistants Shoppers Drug Mart in Camrose is now hiring full-time and part-time Pharmacy Assistants or Technicians. Great benefits with flexible work hours. The successful candidates must enjoy interacting with customers and working within a team environment. Wage is dependent on experience. Previous pharmacy experience or education is a requirement for this position. Interested applicants may apply in confidence to: Gary Wowk c/o Shoppers Drug Mart 6800-48 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 4T1 Your interest is appreciated, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Come Join Our Team Crop Production Services Canada is a division of Agrium “http://www. Agrium.com”, and one of the largest farm market retailers in North America. Our mission is to be the trusted and recognized leader in the agricultural industry, the first choice for every customer and producer. We are currently recruiting for an NH3 Driver to join our team in Camrose, AB. The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license – Class 1A, 3 or 5; customer service skills; and a flexible working schedule. Interested applicants should fax their resume to 780-672-6959, email resumé to brian.reinhart@cpsagu.ca, or deliver in person to 4717- 39 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 2N6.

SUMMER STUDENT REQUIRED

Camrose and District Music Festival to be held April 23 to 27

Receptionist/Data Entry Clerk April to August 2012 Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Provide general office and administrative support. Computer and Excel experience required. Must be reliable and possess excellent verbal/written communication skills. Email resumes to camloc@telus.net. 4610-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0R7 780-679-4000 or 1-800-562-0944 Fax 780-679-2965

Class 1 Drivers required for year round deck work

Marlis Gunderson Submitted

One Winch Truck Driver Two Highway Tractor Drivers Please fax resumé, safety certificates and abstract to

Phil Hall Industries 780-679-2444

Bays For Rent

in Camrose’s Auto District

Five service/shop bays for rent • Four bays have 10’x12’ doors • One bay has a 21.5’x16’ door • Spacious common area adjoins these bays For more information, contact David Drever at daviddrever@ddsales.com or phone 780-672-4400.

Don't miss the annual Camrose and District Music Festival when talented students and adults perform for each other, the public, and for an adjudicator ready to share his/her expertise. Each week for the next few weeks you'll have the opportunity to read about two of the adjudicators who will be here in Camrose during the week-long Festival in April judging choral, band, classroom music, speech arts, voice, musical theatre, piano, instrumental, strings, community music, and dance. This week's featured adjudicator/s are Marlis Gunderson, junior piano, and Peter Midgley, speech arts. Marlis Gunderson Marlis Gunderson holds an ARCT diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music. She studied with Sally Capsey, (from Camrose), and Jacqueline Ryan. She belongs to the Boris Roubakine Piano Club where she has participated in master classes given by Gwen Beamish, John Paul Seville, Marek Jablonski, Dennis Lee, Bela Siki, Seymour Bernstein, Roger Woodward, Ray Dudley, Nelita True, Stephane Lemelin and Marvin Blickenstaff. Gunderson has taught private piano lessons for 29 years. She serves as organist for the St. Albert Lutheran Church, and accompanies the Lutheran Church choir, Vital

Peter Midgley

Grandin and J.J. Nearing School Choirs, the Sturgeon Valley School of Music vocal students, and the Edmonton Swiss Men’s Choir. She toured Switzerland three times with the Swiss choir. She also accompanies Tenor Power, four gents with very powerful voices. Gunderson has adjudicated at music festivals across Alberta for several years and enjoys it very much. She has been an ICU nurse for over 28 years. Gunderson belongs to the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Assoc. and resides in St. Albert with her husband and two adult children. She is very excited to be invited to the Camrose Music Festival, as she grew up on a farm east of Bawlf. Peter Midgley Peter Midgley is a poet and storyteller. He has performed in several countries around the world and has published three children’s books, one of which won the International Board on Books for Young People Award for Literacy Promotion and has been translated into 28 languages. He is also the author of two plays and a collection of poetry. Midgley writes in both English and Afrikaans and his work has appeared in South Africa and Canada. When he isn’t writing, he is the Acquisitions Editor for the University of Alberta Press.

(MS) – Thanks to advancements in medicine and an increased emphasis on physical activity and fitness, people are living longer than ever before. While that’s a good thing, longer life expectancies mean money now has to go longer as well. For most people, retirement is a chance to sit back and enjoy the fruits of a life of labor. However, caution, especially with respect to finances, is an important element of retirement, as no retirees want to outlive their money. But living on a fixed income doesn’t mean you have to pinch every penny. Instead, the following tips can help you enjoy retirement while also decreasing the likelihood your money will run out too early. · Consider reducing insurance costs. Seniors who are parents often have life insurance policies that will pay out to their children in the case of their death. However, as you get older and your children cultivate their own wealth, you can begin to carry less insurance. While you’ll still want to carry some life insurance should you predecease your spouse, if your children have established themselves financially, you can save money by reducing your life insurance coverage. Another way to reduce insurance costs is by raising your deductible. If you currently have a small ($250) or standard ($500) deductible on auto or home insurance, consider raising the deductible to $1,000. While you’ll have to pay more money up front in the case of an accident, you’ll save money on your insurance every year. · Ask about generic prescriptions. Many seniors earmark a substantial amount of money each month for prescriptions. For some seniors, monthly prescription bills can be jaw-dropping. Ask your doctor if the drug you need is available in a generic prescription, which is often far less expensive while just as effective. Also, don’t use the neighborhood pharmacy simply because it’s nearby. Prices on medications vary from pharmacy to pharmacy. A little leg work can save you money each month. · Inquire about senior discounts. Many seniors will say one of the best things about being a senior citizen is the numerous discounts available on everything from hotels to restaurants to movie admissions. However, if you don’t ask about a possible discount, you probably won’t be told. Some credit card companies even lower the interest rates for senior citizens, a discount that could save you more money than the rest of the discounts combined. While discounts can be great, it’s also important not to just accept the senior discount as the best offer out there. For example, a senior discount on an airline flight might seem like a great deal, but might not look so great when compared to the cost of online booking Web sites that offer far bigger discounts. Before you make any big-ticket purchases, be it for travel or anything else that has a price tag in the hundreds or thousands of dollars, be sure to shop around. Just because some retailer offers a senior discount doesn’t make it the best deal out there.


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JOEL DANYLUK His teammates, coaches, trainers and everyone else who brought the title of

PHOTO BY PROSPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY

The Melody Lingers On: a tribute to PJ Bailey

ACAC HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP It’ss been a long, long 37 years! Rob Hauser and staff of Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre bestow a special congratulatory message to Joel Danyluk. We’re not surprised you led your team to the championship against NAIT over the weekend. Nor are we surprised you earned player honors at each of the tournament games. We’ve come to know you as a winner at our store, too! Throughout your school/hockey season, we’ve also had the privilege of having you work part-time with us. Joel worked for a Home Hardware franchisee in LaRonge, SK while playing his junior hockey in that community. His parents are operating partners of the Home Hardware store in Yorkton, SK – a store Joel literally grew up in! We’ve enjoyed your enthusiasm, your contagious positive outlook and your talent for business. We wish you the very best in the future whether it’s higher levels of hockey, a business career with Home Hardware, or another occupational choice. In the meantime, we’re thrilled and fortunate you crossed our path and worked and played in our community. Don’t forget to come out this Sunday to meet Joel and others from the Augustana Vikings Hockey Club.

PJ Bailey, son of Val and Bob Bailey.

AUGUSTANA VIKINGS Meet and Greet with Photo Session, Coffee, Pop and Cake at Hauser Home Hardware Sunday, April 1, 12 noon to 2 p.m.

6809-48 Ave., Camrose Phone 780-672-8818

Local entertainers shine in Oliver!

By Val Bailey

On September 22, 2011, we received the phone call all parents fear. Our 19-year-old son was in critical condition as a result of a motor vehicle collision. His injuries were insurmountable and we lost our precious son, PJ Bailey, that night. Over the last five months, we have come to an understanding, through the overwhelming response from the Camrose and Edmonton areas, that we not only lost a son, but our respective communities lost someone they loved and treasured. By all accounts, the world lost a gifted and very valuable member of the human race. What stood out in the hundreds of messages we received from PJ's many teachers, friends, peers, employers, fellow employees, and acquaintances, was his profound respect for all people, young and old, his exceptional way of communicating with others – helping at every turn, his old-world courtesy, and his community-minded spirit. As many young people noted, PJ treated everyone as a close friend, regardless of circumstances or station and was protective and supportive of those less fortunate. Though he was still very young, he was a multi-gifted individual and managed to make a deep and lasting impression through his contributions in music, dance, and mechanics and through his sunny and caring disposition. As a fitting tribute to our son, we have established an endowment in PJ's name with the Battle River Community Foundation, an organization born from a vision to establish an ongoing, long term means of supporting important community ideals related to arts and culture, education, health, recreation and more. In order to raise the money necessary to name the endowment and make it self-sustaining, generating community scholarships and the like into the future, we have planned a concert – The Melody Lingers On...A Concert Tribute to PJ Bailey. The concert is slated for Friday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. at The Bailey Theatre in Camrose. It features a variety of talented performers, all with great significance in PJ's life. It also features the world premiere of a big band jazz ballad, "Song for PJ", commissioned from Grant MacEwan University's composer in residence, Allan Gilliland, and performed by The River City Big Band from Edmonton. This band will play a number of tunes and will collaborate with several exciting artists, including Joel Gray, trumpet and Ray Baril, saxophone – also on faculty at Grant MacEwan University. Other performers include Brittany Bailey (jazz & pop vocals) and Halley Bailey (mezzo-soprano); Simply Brass; Inna Luzanac, piano; Kathleen Corcoran, soprano; Paul "Sparky" Johnson; Dave McDougall; Blue Thistle; Victoria Carlson, percussion; CHORAZZ!; and the Camrose Academy of Dance senior lyrical dance troupe. Tickets may be purchased at The Bailey Theatre Ticket Outlet and online at www.baileytheatre.com. Tickets may go quickly. Those wanting their choice of seats are urged to purchase early. If there are any tickets remaining, they will also be available at the door. For those unable to attend who would like to support this cause, donations to the PJ Bailey Fund at the Battle River Community Foundation are also welcome at any time.

Brilliant performances were turned in by, left to right, Steve Kambeitz as Bill Sykes, Ashley Kambeitz as Nancy, Dave McDougall as Fagin, Davis Dewalt as Oliver and Beyata Hackborn as The Artful Dodger in the ChurchMice Players version of Oliver. The final performances will be held at the Norsemen Inn on March 30 and 31. By Murray Green

Director Sylvia Lyon and producer Theo Thirsk did a masterful job in bringing back the Charles Dickens, classic Oliver! to the ChurchMice Players stage at the Norsemen Inn. Oliver!, is set in London. The 13-year-old boy runs away from the workhouse to seek a better life, but ends up with a group of thieves who have a new line of work for him. He is not sure who to trust in his journey. The ChurchMice Players used the Lionel Bart version of the classic to bring it to life in both acting and music. Handling a large cast with several set changes and having

perfect timing with the musicians was no easy task. The entire cast, right down to the young children, didn't seem to miss a cue or line during the re-enactment of the child labour situation in England during the 1850 time period. Although the cast had great performances from everyone, Dave McDougall, Davis Dewalt, Steven Kambeitz, Ashley Kambeitz, Don Hutchinson and Beyata Hackborn were absolutely brilliant. The timing and music from the band was excellent. They set the mood and added a whole new dimension to the classic play. A lot of time and effort were

put into creating the right costumes for this classic. It was a job well done. The stage crew did wonders in changing the venue to a good place for the play. Set builders Donna and Wayne Werner led a crew that created the perfect scenes for Oliver! Like the main character suggests during meal time, the performance left you wanting more! If you haven't seen the local production, there are still two shows left. Tickets for the shows on March 30 and 31 are on sale at Cathel Books. The supper begins at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.


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…at Camrose Farm Equipment … Please join us as we host three timely and informative cclinics. Also, be sure to drop into our Camrose and Killam locations to take advantage of our Spring Parts Specials!

Precision/Sprayer Clinic Crop Production Clinic April 3, 1 to 4 p.m. Location: Red Barn at CRE Lunch: 12 noon to 1 p.m. A New Holland representative will be in attendance as well as our sales team to assist you with your questions. Please RSVP to Melissa

780-672-9136

April 12, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Crop Production Clinic April 12, 1 to 4 p.m. Location: Red Barn at CRE Lunch: 12 noon to 1 p.m. A CASE IH representative will be in attendance as well as our sales team to assist you with your questions. Please RSVP to Melissa 780-672-9136

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4707-51 Ave., Box 326 Killam, AB T0B 2L0

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Seniors' Chat Submitted

It's that time again! Tax season. The SOS program will be hosting the Revenue Canada Volunteer Income Tax program again this year. This means anyone who is low income (making less than $30,000 a year for single or making less than $39,000 a year for a couple) can come to the SOS program office at #102, 4909-48 Street, to have their taxes done by our volunteers. We started this tax season on March 12, 2012, and will run until the end of April. When you come to our office we will have you fill out two forms with our help. The first form will give our volunteers the necessary information to do your taxes, and the second form is to acknowledge that you are aware your taxes are being done by a volunteer and that they will be done on the computer. Both forms must be signed. If you are unable to bring in your tax documents yourself, you may have a friend drop them off as long as they have all your information and are willing to sign on your behalf. Make sure you have everything you need that is relevant to your taxes. That means you must have all your T-slips, donation and receipts, prescription printouts, etc. If you are missing any tax documents, it is your responsibility to track down that information before bringing anything to us. Please come to drop them off during our office hours, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is a drop-in service, no need for an appointment. You will leave your information at our office. Our volunteer comes to pick it up, does your taxes with Revenue Canada confirmation, and then we will contact you when your taxes are ready for you to come and pick up. We cannot do taxes that have just been dropped off through our mailbox, as signatures are required for us to be able to do them.

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