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Employees of Read Contracting and others in the building industry helped raise the first exterior wall of Camrose Rotary Youth Centre yesterday (Monday).

INSIDE Volunteer Week Page 6 Spring Style Pages 11 to 13 Beauty Page 14 Entertainment and Dining Pages 15 and 16 Special Occasions Page 16 Obituaries Page 19 Administrative Assistant Week Pages 26 to 28 On-the-Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 31 to 34 and 44 Classifieds Pages 35 to 43

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The Camrose Rotary Youth Centre is reminiscent of building projects from years gone by. Ron Grue, who has generously donated his time and talent to oversee the building from planning to completion, describes the impressive endeavour as an

“old-fashioned barn-raising style experience.” The $1/2 million dollar complex is being constructed through collaborative means. Volunteer spirit and ingenuity is playing a huge role. Community Enhancement money in the amount of $85,000 along with a $100,000 contribution from Rotary Club of Camrose and land and services plus a $150,000 pledge from City of Camrose is partially funding the building which will be used by a wide variety of Camrose youth groups, clubs and associations. The proverbial “icing on the cake” is the generosity of the corporate community and personal donations of time and skill which will see the building come to life. Businesses and dozens of To Rural Homes individual tradespeople have volunteered their time or are working far below their market with Booster value by pitching in to get the job done and on time! Some businesses are donating or ✔  subsidizing the cost of building components and materials.

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Council meets at City hall for final time By Dan Jensen

City council has held its final meeting at the current City hall. Council approved a motion at its April 15 meeting to conduct committee of the whole, regular and special meetings at the Camrose County chambers, 3755-43 Avenue, effective May 6. Council also designated Mirror Lake Centre as the location of the City of Camrose municipal office, effective on the date of closure of the existing City hall. City manager Damian Herle told council that administration's intentions are that customer service and treasury operations will be effective at the Mirror Lake Centre location on May 21. "There may be one day or less that these City functions are closed to allow for the transition.

The administration is working to minimize business/customer impact." Herle said there are advantages to using County council chambers, including the fact that the chambers are set up and ready to go, including County and administration seating, a spacious public seating area, delegation presentation area, and audio video equipment. "A room off the council chambers is provided for use between committee meetings and regular council meetings, and there is additional storage space provided." The major disadvantage to the City of using other sites is the large set-up and take down time. "Over the course of the 2013 and 2014 construction,

this would be substantial man hours," said Herle. Herle said City council has been meeting at its current location for the last 50 years. Camrose village and town councils met for 40 years in the old town hall, which stood on the site now occupied by the federal building on 50 Avenue. When the site was sold to the federal government in 1954, council met for almost three years in the old Methodist church, which had been used by the town as a library and police headquarters. "The City had taken over the old post office building from the federal government but before it could be used as a city hall the federal building had to be completed and the new city hall completely renovated," said the

Camrose history book, A Light Into the Past. "It was not until 1957 that these new quarters were used as a City Hall." The City moved into the former Camrose County office building on 50 Avenue and 52 Street on June 7, 1963. "When it was recognized that these facilities were not entirely what the City wanted, it attempted to raise money by the issuance of a debenture, a bylaw that required public approval," said A Light Into the Past. "The public turned down the bylaw so the City of Camrose had to turn to other means to increase its office space. An addition to the building was started in December, 1973. "In the meantime," said the book, "council was forced to meet at the administration building

on the fairgrounds. When the addition was completed, renovations started immediately on the old County building to provide for council chambers and committee rooms. The entire structure was completed and opening exercises took place on Citizens' Day, May 14, 1975." The anticipated total cost for all work related to the construction of a new City Hall facility is $18,250,000, of which $1 million will come from reserves and $17,250,000 will come from the Municipal Sustainability Initiative grant program. City council has accepted a tender

of $13,447,740 plus GST from Bird Management Ltd. for the construction of the new City Hall facility and the demolition of the existing one.

Province provides funds for senior housing By Murray Green

Senior citizens across the province will be given more dignity during stays at lodges in the future. Albertans living in seniors’ lodges can expect modernizations and greater comfort through a $30.9 million investment from the provincial government. Sharing accommodations and washrooms with strangers has left many seniors uncomfortable in their own rooms. Maintenance and improvements of up to 172 seniors’ lodges, cottages and unique homes could benefit as many as 10,000 seniors. “These lodges are essential accommodations for seniors who wish to stay close to their families and neighbours as they age, especially those who live in rural Alberta,” said municipal affairs minister Doug Griffiths. “We are spending our dollars smarter by upgrading these older properties to ensure our seniors have safe, comfortable and affordable places to call home now and in the future.” Mr. Griffiths broke down the costs to each unit to determine the funding allocations. Each housing management body has been allocated $3,000 for every lodge, cottage and unique home unit it owns or manages as a one-time capital renewal investment. Upon approval of project proposals, housing management bodies can use the funds for items such as various building repairs and mechanical and plumbing upgrades; fire and safety upgrades; and kitchen, dining room and resident room expansions/renovations. “This funding announcement has highly energized our members to explore the options that will enhance the comfort of their residents,” said Doug Mills, president of the Alberta Senior Citizens’ Housing Association (ASCHA). “It’s a great start to the renewal of our aging lodges and cottages so that they can continue to provide person-centred housing that meets local community needs.” There are 153 lodges, 11 cottages and eight unique homes operating in Alberta with more than 10,000 living units eligible for support. Of these units, 60 per cent are owned by housing management bodies, and 40 per cent are owned by the Alberta Social Housing Corporation (ASHC). The ASHC owns the province’s portfolio of social housing and manages agreements associated with these buildings.

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Council addresses needs of Social Development Committee By Dan Jensen

Mayor Marshall Chalmers will serve as City council representative at the May 6 meeting of the Social Development Committee. Mayor Chalmers volunteered to attend the meeting after council's April 15 review of a letter written by Social Development Committee chair Margaret Holliston which noted that due to the consistent absence of councillor Brandon Blatz and the inability of councillor John Howard to be present, the May 6 meeting is not likely to have a quorum. The letter also requested that the mayor and council of the City dismiss councillor Blatz and appoint another member of council to the committee to take his place.

Councillor Blatz attended four of eight Social Development Committee meetings in 2012, and has missed four out of four meetings thus far in 2013. Since the start of December he has attended three regular council meetings and three committee of the whole council meetings. Blatz informed Holliston by email at the end of January of his intention to resign from the committee. "He had, in an earlier email, noted that the regular meeting time did not suit his schedule," said Holliston. "Although we offered to re-schedule meetings to accommodate Mr. Blatz, he did not provide us with alternative dates when asked to do so, so we decided to keep meeting at the time that best suited the oth-

er SDC members. To date, councillor Blatz has yet to resign." The new Social Development Committee bylaw requires that one of two council representatives be present at meetings to secure a quorum. Holliston said the committee realizes that City councillors are very busy with committee responsibilities, and appreciate that no one is likely to welcome another assignment. She asked that if re-assignment proves impossible, council consider the appointment of another Social Development Committee representative to step in, in the absence of both councillors, and thus help secure a quorum. In an email to local media before council's April 15 meeting, councillor Blatz said he has

been struggling with a personal health issue since early December, which has ultimately led to his recent absence from council chambers and the meetings of the committees to which he has been appointed, including the Social Development Committee. "I am currently under the care of my medical specialist, who is working with me to remedy the health problem so that I am able to function regularly and fully return to my duties. I humbly ask and appreciate the patience and understanding of my fellow Camrosians during this trying time." Blatz further stated that while he disputes the assertion made in the letter presented to council that different scheduling options were offered and dis-

cussed, and takes serious issue with the tone of the author, he will resign from the social development committee. Blatz ended the email by stating he will not be seeking re-election in the 2013 municipal election. "It always has been and continues to be a great honour to serve the people of Camrose and I am deeply grateful to residents for having granted me such a privilege." Mayor Chalmers said City council will be deciding on the appropriate next steps to be taken with regard to having proper council representation at Social Development Committee meetings and other meetings at its May 6 meeting. Continued on page 17


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Letters to the Editor

TEACHERS RECOGNIZED

Thank you cards and gift certificates were presented to substitute teachers in the Battle River Local in appreciation of the work they do. In the photo are ATA representative Robert Shaw and substitute teachers Dianne Kolyba and Zoe Anderson.

PEN .I am a more empathic person ! POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Find yourself in serving others! We find it almost meaningless to be told that in Canada there are 13.3 million people engaged in volunteering their time and talents – with no promise of personal gain – for the good of their neighbours, their communities, and even strangers that may live close to home or anywhere in the world. It’s hard to comprehend because we can’t imagine such a large number of people, nor can we imagine the collective impact of the work they do. To better visualize the effect of volunteerism, it helps to look at its impact on the quality of life in our own city and neighbouring Camrose County, both of which are paying tribute to volunteers during this week, National Volunteer Week, April 21 to 27. Let us take a moment to contemplate what we would not have if volunteers quit volunteering. Gone would be delivery of meals on wheels to persons who are unable to cook for themselves; gone would be volunteer coaches for minor sports; gone would be dozens of boards that provide cultural, social, and spiritual enhancements; gone would be service clubs and charitable societies whose efforts involve hard labour and monetary contributions to build playgrounds, parks and, for example, the youth centre that is now under construction by Camrose Rotary Club volunteers; without volunteers, we wouldn’t have Habitat for Humanity homes or ReStore. These examples are but a very few to illustrate what our community would lack were it not for volunteerism. Perhaps most underestimated and unrecognized is the value of the effort of many seniors who provide caregiving – often to both parents and grandchildren. This saves incalculable amounts of private and public dollars and is too often not fully appreciated. In the March 22 issue of the Edmonton Journal I read an article written by Bauni Mackay, president of the Seniors’ Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE). She wrote that SAGE is “initiating a research project that will document the balance between the cost of aging and the financial and social contributions made by seniors. The project will be done in collaboration with University of Alberta researchers ... .” SAGE wants to know if seniors are giving back more than they take, contributing more than they receive, and instead of being a (perceived) generational liability are they in fact a significant economic and social asset that benefits all generations?” One thing we can see for ourselves is that volunteers seem to get much satisfaction from helping others and also tend to feel that they are simply doing what needs doing – nothing special. This week we toss the Booster Bouquet to the many, many folks who enhance our well-being by the willing performance of voluntary acts of kindness. We quote from James Cash Penny, (of J.C. Penny Corp.), to help us inspire our children to be volunteers. Penny asks, “How can we expect our children to know and experience the joy of giving unless we teach them that the greater pleasure in life lies in the art of giving rather than receiving?” To those in search of fulfillment: Mahandas Gandhi (former political leader in India) found that, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

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. Dear Editor:

As the Superintendent of Battle River School Division, I have been both delighted and dismayed by the attention being given to the issue of student assessment in recent days. I am delighted, because never before in my career have I witnessed such intense passion for education being expressed by parents and students. For an educator, this level of interest is cause for celebration. However, much as that passion is a good thing, I am dismayed that the attention and coverage has included a great deal of negative comment and misinformation, which appears to be overshadowing the reality of my school division’s assessment procedures. Please allow me to provide these facts: • The change to outcomebased assessment is not specific to BRSD. We are following the philosophy and direction of Inspiring Education.

• Every school division is charged with the responsibility of creating its own system for tracking and reporting student learning. BRSD’s system includes outcome-based recording and a strong focus on descriptive feedback. • The judgment of teachers is a critical part of the profession and all aspects of the process of teaching and learning, including the assessment and reporting of student progress. • We have heard that our school division is eliminating percentages at the high school level. This is not the case – percentages are an Alberta Education requirement. In addition to receiving a percentage mark at the end of a course, students will receive percentages on a midterm report card and at any other time, upon request. • We have heard a concern that high school students won’t receive “real” percentages or that the method of calculation is inaccurate. We know that the marks BRSD high school students receive will, in fact, be a more accurate reflection of their learning • Our assessment procedure was constructed with an expectation of students being accountable to provide evidence of their learning. • Not all high schools will implement AP 360 at the same time. Just like students in classrooms, school communities are at different stages of learning about and embracing this concept. The target for implementation is the

fall of 2014, but if a school and its community are not yet ready, they will certainly be given the time and assistance they need to prepare for implementation. • We have heard that noone likes this new system and it’s true that the school division has received negative feedback. But our school division has also received messages of support from parents, educational leaders, teachers and community members across the province of Alberta. There are many voices. Battle River School Division is committed to working with parents and community members. • Students expect and deserve the highest quality of education to ensure competitiveness in entering post-secondary institutions or the world of work. Students are receiving the same high quality education they are accustomed to, and as the school division learns and grows so does the caliber of student learning. The way we assess will provide more information to assist our aspiring youth to master the curriculum and be well prepared for whatever path they choose. At the heart of this discussion is the desire of both parents and educators to ensure that today’s students obtain the learning and skills they require to be successful citizens in tomorrow’s world. Battle River School Division remains committed to its vision of ensuring every student, every day, a success. Dr. Larry Payne Superintendent of Schools Battle River School Division

Bible game show has Camrose connection By Murray Green

Canadian comedian and popular game show host Jeff Foxworthy said "If you don't know your Bible, you don't have a prayer." That is definitely true in his latest game hit quiz show, The American Bible Challenge. The show started its second season in March after the program broke all records when it premiered last August on GSN, the Game Show Network, debuting as the cable network’s number one program of all time with 1.7 million viewers for its premiere show, and more than 13 million viewers for the first season. A team called the Wagner Warriors from Owasso and Tulsa, Oklahoma, has a Camrose connection. Team members Daniel Wagner, Joshua Wagner and Jesse Wagner are all young adult students and are the sons of Nicole and Kevin Wagner. Nicole is the daughter of Denise and Lawrence Dufresne of Camrose. A fourth son Luke is also skilled with Bible knowledge, but only three contestants are allowed for the television show. "The three oldest boys will be appearing on the game show during the airing beginning at 7 p.m. on May 2," said an excited Denise. "They are four-time national champions in the Bible Quiz, which is a similar event." Denise said the boys were not allowed to tell her how they did,

or how many episodes they were on. "They went to Hollywood to audition in January and all of the episodes were pre-recorded. They are not allowed to say anything, so this is all we know. Not everyone has the package to receive the Game Show channel. We have it through Lynx (cable TV) and some of our family and friends who don't receive that channel will be coming to our house to watch." The American Bible Challenge is a game show in which three teams of three contestants answer questions based on stories from the Old and New Testament. At the end of the season, the championship team wins more than $100,000. However, all prize money goes to the winning teams’ charities of choice. The Bible is believed to be the best-selling book with over six billion copies in circulation worldwide. More than 80 per cent of Canadians and Americans own a copy of the Bible. But how much do they actually know about it? Author and comedian Jeff aims to find out exactly that. Foxworthy, a devout Christian himself, has made several appearances on television, most notably as the host of "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?" and as the star of "The Jeff Foxworthy Show." Aiming to be family-friendly, the weekly show has contestants

competing based on their knowledge of the Bible. Each team is playing for a charity, and these charitable organizations range from churches to hospitals. As the show progresses, the contestants share their compelling faith stories. The Wagner brothers and best friends have been part of the family’s international ministry their whole lives. They’re also four-time Bible Quiz Bowl champions, and are determined to win on behalf of their family’s mission work: bringing food, clothing and shelter to people in the poorest places on earth. The charity is called the Wagner Ministries, International. In 2012, the nationals were held in Columbus, Ohio, and the championship was won by Owasso First Assembly of God in Owasso, Oklahoma, the team's second straight national championship and their fourth in five seasons, tying them for the record for most national championships by a single church. The 2013 national finals will be held June 30 to July 4 in Chicago, Illinois. Bible Quiz, also known as Bible Bowl, is a competition between teams (often representing individual churches) over knowledge of a pre-determined section of the Bible. Various protestant denominations, plus a handful of independent groups, sponsor these competitions.


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Unreserved Joint Farm Auction for Barry Campbell and Ron Kohlert Wetaskiwin, Alberta Saturday, April 27, 2013, 10:30 a.m.

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NH TR86 Sp Combine c/w 3300 Hrs, 971 P/U Header, Cat engine, hydro and good condition; Case IH 8630 Sp Swather c/w diesel, hydro, cab, AC, 21’ draper w/ P/U reel and 15’ hay header; Scoop-A-Second 6”x25’ grain auger c/w Kohler gas engine; Kongskilde 300 grain vac.

1997 Hino FF3020 S/A Grain Truck c/w 16’ Box and Hoist, diesel, 6-spd trans and 11Rx22 tires; Lift off tri-axle utility trailer c/w 18’ grain box, 18’ stock trailer, tractor and truck hitch, 3-in-1; Chev 1-ton truck c/w 350, 4 spd, box and hoist; Chev 1543 2-ton truck c/w collectors, box and hoist, stock racks, 4 spd, 6 cyl and great shape; 1954 Chev 3-ton truck c/w box and hoist; 1976 Ford F-350 1-ton truck c/w 12’ box and hoist, V8 and 4-spd; Ford F-250 4WD truck c/w auto and 134,000 kms.

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Healthy ways to banish belly fat Belly fat is often considered more of a cosmetic issue than a health issue. But few outside of the medical or fitness communities may know that belly fat is not only unsightly, but unhealthy as well. Excessive belly fat can increase a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and even certain cancers, including breast cancer and colon cancer. So while many people may want to reduce their belly fat for cosmetic purposes, they can also use improving their overall health as a motivating factor when attempting to trim their waistlines. The following are a few healthy ways to reduce belly fat. ADOPT A HEALTHY DIET Belly fat is often the first victim when men and women adopt a healthy diet and begin to lose weight. Researcher Kristen Hairston, MD, an assistant professor of endocrinology and metabolism at Wake Forest School of Medicine, found that people who ate 10 grams of soluble fiber per day but made no other changes to their diet built up less fat over time than others. In addition to fiber, you should include fruits, vegetables and lean proteins in your diet. These foods will help you feel more full, which will curb your hunger and, as a result, reduce your caloric intake. GET SOME REST A good night’s sleep, which is at least seven hours of sleep each night, has been shown to reduce fat over an extended period of time. Though the exact relationship between sleep and belly fat is unknown, a lack of sleep can force men and women to look to sugary beverages or snacks to provide a boost during the day. Such drinks and snacks can cause weight gain, especially among those people who routinely fail to get a good night’s sleep. GET OFF THE COUCH AND EXERCISE Exercise is another effective way to reduce belly fat. Numerous studies have shown the positive effect that daily, vigorous exercise can have on overall health. For example, a study conducted by researchers at Duke University found that 30 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise, which includes jogging or working out on a cardiovascular machine, such as an elliptical or a treadmill, four times per week can reduce fat and slow down the buildup of fat over time. Those who want to reduce belly fat will likely need to emphasize vigorous exercise. While those hoping to prevent the buildup of belly fat should know that studies have shown, when coupled with a healthy diet, moderate activity, which includes anything that raises your heart rate, three times per week may be enough to slow down fat buildup.

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Celebrate the mom in your life! JOIN US AT THE BAILEY THEATRE Friday, May 10 Show – 7 p.m. Child: $10 Teen/Senior: $15 Adult: $20 Saturday, May 11 Dinner Theatre – 6 p.m. Show – 7 p.m. Child: $30

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Big Hank Now Showing Friday, April 26 to Thursday, May 2 PREMIERE Thursday: 9:30 pm ONLY Not Yet Rated

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster The Big Hank and A Fistful of Blues band that started in Stettler heated up the Bailey Theatre with some original Alberta blues on April 12. Jack Semple and his jazz band will be performing at the Bailey on April 26 and the rock sounds of Godfrey Blaque will be on stage on April 27. An evening with Judy Collins is planned for May 1.


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After 27 years of service at ATB Financial…

Susan Mitchell is celebrating her retirement Please join us for coffee and refreshments as we honor Susan.

Happy Anniversary,

Kyla!

10 years and still rockin’! Love, Greg

Friday, May 3 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ATB Financial, Camrose

Susan Mitchell Looking forward to her retirement

The families of

Mike Johnson and Cassandra Crouser

Spring Concert! Camrose Veselka Ukrainian Dancers proudly present:

Spring Festival of Ukrainian Dance Join us for an afternoon of beautiful costumes, dancing and Ukrainian culture!

Sunday, April 28, 1:00 p.m. Bailey Theatre (5041-50 St., Downtown Camrose)

The family of

Lois Campbell invite you to help celebrate her 75th Birthday on Sunday, May 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Camrose

Tickets Available at the Door: Adults – $15; Children 6 to 12 – $5; Age 5 and under – Free Refreshments to follow performance Note: This year’s program is approximately 3 hours in length.

are pleased to announce their upcoming 2013 fall wedding.

Crystal Palmer of Camrose and Ron Palmer of Killam are pleased to announce the engagement of their son

Lee to Felicia daughter of Brad and Arlene Dahrouge of Sherwood Park. Wedding to take place August 25, 2013 in Kelowna, BC.

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Oz, The Great and Powerful Rated: PG, Frightening Scenes Starring: James Franco, Rachel Weisz Fantasy. A carnival magician named Oz is caught in a tornado and transported to a strange land where an evil witch is trying to enslave people.

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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted Rated: G Animated/Comedy. Restless in their new lives in Africa, a lion, zebra, giraffe and hippopotamus join a European circus in the hope of returning to New York City.

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Council addresses needs of Social Development Committee

THANK YOU

Continued from page 4

"We have a lot of good people in the community that are taking time out of their day to ensure that these committees – not just the Social Development Committee but all committees – are functioning well. There are commitments that are required to make them function well. If we need to consider assigning a new member to that particular committee so be it, we will do that." Mayor Chalmers expressed the hope that councillor Blatz will be able to continue with his representation to the Camrose public as a councillor. Under section 174 of the Municipal Government Act, a councillor is disqualified from council if he or she is absent from all regular council meetings held during any period of eight consecutive weeks, starting with the date the first meeting is missed, unless council passes a resolution allowing for the council member to be absent for a period of time. "So far that has not happened," said Chalmers. We have never received a request to pass that resolution. Councillor Blatz to this point has not violated section 174." Members at large

Council later in the April 15 agenda appointed Marwan Alsaad and Lucy Ernst as Social Development Committee members at large effective immediately. The applications to serve were reviewed by a Member at Large review panel consisting of Mayor Chalmers, councillor Max Lindstrand and councillor Daryl Shillington.

The Camrose Novice Vikings had a great 2012/2013 season, concluding with the 1660 Tier 1 Consolation Championship! We couldn’t have had such a successful season without the help of our generous sponsors:

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Small communities are big when it comes to tourism By Dan Jensen

Small communities have a tremendous role to play in the tourism industry, says Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation Minister Dr. Richard Starke. "We pay a lot of attention to Banff and Jasper," said Dr. Starke during the Growing Rural Tourism Conference at CRE April 8, "but we can't forget about the smaller places like Calmar and Bawlf if we are going to build rural tourism, which is one of the most undeveloped areas of our tourism sector and has some of the greatest potential for growth." Dr. Starke stressed that partnerships are the key to building that which already exists. "My department's goal is to develop the tourism product and to facilitate and help private industry and stakeholders develop that product, because as my friend, the Minister of Finance, Doug Horner often reminds us, you can tell people you have the greatest widgets in the world but if you don't have the widgets to sell them you are not going to get very far. I sometimes say we are in the business of widget development." Dr. Starke said one of the things his department does is provide funding for established events and festivals so that they can develop an action plan to attract more attention and more visitors, and ultimately bring more business to their communities. "This past year for example we were pleased to support the efforts of some 14 events across the province, including the Brooks Medieval Fair and Colonial Days in Lloydminster. We invested over $400,000 in the growth of those festivals and events." Dr. Starke promoted the Travel Alberta road show, which

Tourism, Parks and Recreation Minister Dr. Richard Starke presented the Small Town Saturday Night award to Ben Wilson, from Bashaw, at the Growing Rural Tourism Conference last week.

will be appearing in 10 different locations in the province over the next several weeks, as well as the Remember to Breathe brand, which he said has been recognized as a model for how tourism is branded and how the concept of experiential tourism for travellers is developed. Dr. Starke said while tourism offers tremendous economic benefits, it also builds pride in communities.

"When you are hosting visitors â&#x20AC;&#x201C; when you have that opportunity to do that completely and specifically Alberta thing of being a good host, then the pride that you have in your province and in your community builds. I know this from personal experience because I have had the opportunity to host visitors from other parts of Alberta, from parts of Canada and the United States and around the

world. There is nothing quite like showing someone from out of town your town to make you more proud of your town." Dr. Starke said there are things that happen when visitors come to our town that sometimes we don't realize. "When those visitors go home they tell others about what they experienced and what they saw, and specifically they tell the other folks with whom they

interact about Alberta hospitality. Some of those visitors decide to invest in Alberta because they see the business climate that we have, and some of them decide to come to Alberta and become Albertans." Dr. Starke said if there was ever a time in the history of Alberta where we have the opportunity to diversify our economy, step forward and make tourism an even stronger pillar of what Alberta is all about, it is now. "There are so few other sectors that claim to diversify our economy, create and share incredible community spirit in every town across the province, and do it all in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way." Member of Parliament Kevin Sorenson said it is important to increase the tourism industry in small communities in and around east central Alberta. "Every small community in the province has been blessed in that it has small things throughout the summer and winter months that make it special. We are different from Calgary and we are different from Banff." Sorenson encouraged those attending the conference to take the best practices they have learned and put them into practice. "As you do, people will understand how great a part of Alberta that we live in is and how important Canada is. They say that two per cent of the world's tourism dollars come to Canada. Friends, that is not enough. We need to do everything we can to show the rest of the world what we have here. We are blessed with some of the most pristine places in the world right here in Alberta."

Rural Tourism Champion award for Energy Discovery Centre By Dan Jensen

The 2013 Rural Tourism Champion award was presented to the Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre at the thirteenth annual Growing Rural Tourism Conference in Camrose April 9. Leduc #1 received top honours for "its phenomenal growth over the past several years and all the opportunities it tirelessly pursued." "Tourism generates economic benefits and builds pride in our communities â&#x20AC;&#x201C; in who we are, where we have been and where we are headed," said Dr. Richard Starke, Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation. "The Leduc #1 Discovery Centre shares that pride with visitors by bringing an important part of Alberta's story to life. I congratulate Leduc #1 for earning the title of Alberta's 2013 Rural Tourism Champion." Leduc #1 Discovery Centre manager Lynn Brown said the award is an honour for the Leduc National Historic Society, which operates the centre. "The subject of oil is one you don't expect to be up front in a green environment province, so I think it says a great deal for the committee that they would pick us and understand that we are doing the best job we can to educate Albertans about the source of their prosperity."

Dr. Richard Starke, Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation, and Jenn Filip (right), chair of the Growing Rural Tourism Conference, presented the 2013 Rural Tourism Champion award to Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre manager Lynn Brown.

Growing Rural Tourism conference chair Jenn Filip, who copresented the award over dinner during the three-day summit on rural tourism at the CRE, said the significance of the Champion award is amazing. "This year the number of nominations we received exceeded our expectations and the comprehensiveness of each of these submissions was astonishing."

The Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre, a not-for-profit museum, is dedicated to the preservation of the story of oil and gas following the development of the industry from discovery to recovery and beyond oil to the development of alternative energy. The centre is located on the historical site of the Leduc #1 oil strike of 1947, and includes a 23,000 square foot museum

featuring award winning films, a hands-on learning lab, a drill bit virtual ride, over 200 exhibits, drilling rigs in action, and examples of alternative energies of wind, thermal and wave. The centre's school program is supported by the industry, which has donated funds to cover busing costs for field trips in the months of April and May. "We have two national treasures," said Brown, who is one of the centres' two paid staff. "One is the son of Dryhole Hunter, who brought in the well, who is on site every day giving tours. His father was called Dryhole Hunter because the Leduc #1 was the 134th well drilled by Imperial Oil and they were getting very fed up. They were going to quit drilling in that part of Alberta. Then that one last drill they went a little deeper and found Leduc #1. The other "national treasure" is a veteran of the patch who built platform rigs off the coast of Scotland. "When you come to the centre you can hear all about offshore work," said Brown. "You get a grounded experience because he has been there and done it." In 2012 the Leduc #1 Discovery Centre staged a sixtyfifth anniversary extravaganza for over 10,000 guests with the

hard work of over 200 volunteers. Those providing time, funding, entertainment or displays included political representatives from federal, provincial and municipal governments, 25 companies in the oil industry, local youth, service clubs and the communities of Leduc and Devon. The centre was featured by The Edmonton Journal, Global TV's morning show, the reality TV show Licence to Drill and Sun News. The centre put together a day out event for ladies which involved an Oil 101 session, lunch and a tour of the centre. Between 2011 and 2012 there was a 125 per cent increase in general attendance, a 30 per cent increase in student attendance, and a 45 per cent increase in the usage of meeting rooms. The Rural Tourism Champion award recognizes leadership, innovation and outstanding accomplishments in Alberta rural areas â&#x20AC;&#x201C; through campaigns and projects that successfully promote their area or attraction as a must-see destination. The award is sponsored by the Camrose Regional Exhibition, Alberta Agriculture, Alberta Tourism, Parks and Recreation, and Travel Alberta. Nominations are open to all organizations or individuals in Alberta's tourism industry.


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Submitted by Theo Thirsk, Big Valley Regional Director

Churchmice Players' presentation of Impromptu was chosen as the top performance at the Big Valley Region (ADFA) One Act Play Festival, which was held at the Waterworks Theatre, Wetaskiwin on Sat., April 13. The director of the Camrose play, Peter LeBlanc, won outstanding director award. Mike Hicks, from the Churchmice Players, received the award for outstanding performance by an actor in Impromptu. Rhonda Steinwand, from Castor Little Theatre, received the award for outstanding performance by an actress, in A Marriage Proposal. The adjudicator award for outstanding use of light and sound effect was won by Erik Anderson and Paris Engram, Wetaskiwin Theatre Society, which produced The Babel of Circular Labyrinth. The Churchmice Players, cast of Emilie Kerr, Rayna Benke, Trevor McTavish, and Mike Hicks, along with the director Peter LeBlanc, will get to take their one act play, Impromptu, to the Alberta Drama Festival Association (ADFA) Provincial One Act Festival. The Provincial One Act Festival will be held in Highwood Memorial Centre, High River, May 18 and 19. The Big Valley Regional One Act Festival included entries from Wetaskiwin, Castor, and Camrose. Brett Lemay, of Edmonton, adjudicated the festival.

In precious memory of my dearest husband

Clifford Grahn April 5, 1930 – April 27, 2009 “Teach us to number our days and recognize how few they are, help us to spend them as we should.” – Psalm 90:12 Each day is a gift from God as you were a gift to us. Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever. God has you in His keeping, I have you in my heart. Your loving wife, Joyce

Shirley Joan Bennett

Ralph Olsen

April 12, 2013

Ralph George Olsen of Camrose, formerly of Ferintosh, was born on April 16, 1930 in Camrose. He passed away on April 16, 2013 at the age of 83 in Camrose. Ralph was predeceased by his wife Joyce Christine in 2002. He is survived by one son Jeff (Colleen); two grandchildren Cassandra and Jocelyn of Ferintosh; niece Chris Rhodes (Glen) of Parksville BC; and numerous nieces and nephews, all beloved. The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 26, 2013 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel, Camrose, Alberta. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

No one really knows when Shirley was born, but it happened in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan to Norma and John Graham. Shirley lived with her parents in Lac La Biche, then Red Deer. She felt proud and blessed to have David, Danny, Barb, Janet and Susan as her siblings. She met Gerald at a camp meeting and married in 1959. They attended ABI from 1957 to 1961 and made many great lifetime friends. They moved to Swan Hills and started a family. They had four children, starting with Karen, then Carla, Pam and, 11 months later, Chris. While in Quesnel, Shirley had a café. They moved to Vernon in 1972 and Shirley worked at a chick hatchery, and then at the school district. In 1995, Shirley moved back to Camrose and worked at St Mary’s Hospital. She enjoyed life here and developed many cherished friendships. Shirley was loved by all who knew her, was happy to share with others and was exceptionally giving to charities. Shirley valued family, cherishing her sisters and brothersin-law Loretta, Barb, Baird, Ivan and Allan. She loved being connected to the families of her siblings and believed she was blessed to have 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild, Amber, Shelby, Ben, Devann, Brittany, Kristin, Amanda, Lauren, Cassie, Nathan, Drew, Erica and Connor, and now Mikael. She loved knowing their activities, staying active texting, skiing, rollerblading, and Facebooking them. Shirley was a devoted, loving wife. She was a strong compassionate woman deeply loved by her family and friends. A funeral service was held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Camrose Church of God with Rev. Brian Krushel officiating. Cremation has taken place. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation or the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

Camrose and Daysland was in care of the arrangements Phone 780-672-2121 “Dedicated service since 1906”

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Norman “David” Buckle of Viking, formerly of Rosalind passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the age of 67 years. Left to cherish his memory are his brother-in-law Dorn West, four nephews and one niece. David was predeceased by his sister Jessie West; his parents Norman and Hazel (nee Mills) Buckle; and one infant brother. A graveside service was held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Greenview Cemetery, Rosalind. Memorial donations are gratefully accepted to Greenview Cemetery Fund. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

Camrose and Daysland was in care of the arrangements Phone 780-672-2121 “Dedicated service since 1906”

James Nelson Coughlin 1940 – 2008

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No one knows the heartache I try so hard to hide, No one knows how many times I’ve broken down and cried. It’s so lonely here without you, I miss you every day, Life is not the same, Since you were called away. I will always remember your strength and love. Forever loved and sadly missed, Valerie

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City council approves audited financial statements By Dan Jensen

City council approved the 2012 audited financial statements and financial information return for the 2012 year-end at its regular meeting April 15. The statements indicated the City had revenues of $44,617,223 and expenditures of $42,246,624. Municipal taxes accounted for $20,774,148 of total revenues, followed by user fees and sale of goods at $15,057,642 and government transfers of $2,471,401. Major expenditures came in recreation and culture, $9,373,242; roads, streets, walks and lighting, $8,870,544; water, wastewater and waste management, $8,499,536; and protective services, $8,136,195.

The accumulated surplus at the end of the year was $209,325,928, up from $204,374,704 at the end of the year in 2011. Total debt for the City of Camrose at the end of 2012 was $22,541,588, of which $14,280,855 was supported by general tax levies, $2,963,768 by utility rates and $5,296,965 by special levies. Total long term debt at the end of 2011 was $24,060,939. Principal and interest payments on the debt in 2013 will be $3,045,144, a number that will drop to $3,008,765 in 2014, $2,609,680 in 2015 and $2,293,560 in 2016. The total debt limit for the City of Camrose in 2012 was $66,925,835.

Grant Thornton spokesperson Michael Wetsch told council the City of Camrose is at 33 per cent of its total debt limit. "You have a few that are under that where they used less debt, but we have Wetaskiwin, Cold Lake and Leduc that have all used a little over 50 per cent of their total debt limit." Wetsch said the residential mill rate for Camrose, which is sitting right around 10, is comparable to that of Wetaskiwin, Brooks, Cold Lake and Lacombe. "If we look at some of the bigger cities we can see that the residential mill rate is a fair bit lower but, like I said, they also have assessment values to work with, so they can have a lower

mill rate and still generate the same amount of taxes." The non residential mill rate for the City of Camrose (commercial taxes) is just over 15 mills. "It has gone down a little bit from last year but the majority of other cities are under that," said Wetsch. "Then we do have Wetaskiwin, which is up around 22. They are taxing their commercial and industrial and those sort of things at a lot higher level." The City of Camrose received requisitions of $5,672,537 in 2012 from the Alberta School Foundation Fund and $793,614 from Elk Island CSRD No. 41. The City of Camrose paid

a salary of $53,478 to the mayor and $17,989 to each of the eight councillors. The salary paid to the City manager was $161,000. Councillor Gerry Galenza commended City treasurer Diane Urkow and the administration for the work they have done to get the financial statements ready to go to the province by the May 1 deadline. "A few years ago we were struggling to get it done by the deadline. I am pleased to see it is here and that we are not asking for any extensions. It shows the province we are abiding by things and that the City of Camrose is in good shape." The financial statement will be posted on the City of Camrose website.

Legion celebrates 85 years of dedicated service

Veteran Don Nelson cuts into the Camrose branch of the Royal Canadian Legion 85th anniversary cake with the help of president Gord Minnes. Don later received a 70-year pin for his continuous service to the Legion. Murray Green, Camrose Booster Mrs. Cheryl Nester's Grade 4 to 6 choir from Chester Ronning School sang "In Flanders Fields" in front of many veterans and guests during the Camrose branch of the Royal Canadian Legion's 85th anniversary at the Legion on April 19. The local branch started in 1928 with veterans from the Boer and First World War.

The local Legion has been a hard-working service club for the community. Ladies Auxiliary president Grace Torpe, from left to right, City of Camrose councillor John Howard, Camrose County Reeve Don Gregorwich and Legion president Gord Minnes unveiled the $1.6 million cheque that represents the amount the club has donated to the community in just the last 30 years. The amount of work and dedication the members have put into the community over the last 85 years is priceless.

Ladies' Auxiliary president Grace Torpe pins a poppy on a cross to pay tribute to the past presidents that have passed on. The Canadian flags mark the graves of the unknown soldiers that made the ultimate sacrifice during worldly conflicts.


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Camrose District 4-H Beef Clubs’

SHOW and SALE You are invited to attend

Camrose District 4-H Beef Clubs’ Interclub Show and Sale Monday and Tuesday, April 29 and 30 Camrose Regional Exhibition East Camrose MONDAY, APRIL 29 Female Show – 1:00 p.m. Awards – 2:30 p.m. TUESDAY, APRIL 30 Breakfast – 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Steer Show – 9:00 a.m. Lunch – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Parade of Clubs/Awards – 1:00 p.m. Sale to follow For more information on how to bid, call Mark Hay at 780-678-0845 or email markhay@xplornet.com or call Auctioneer Ron Pederson at 780-373-2255 or email lindaron@ymail.com

THESE CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE

Boot Camp attendees Working together es around power lin

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Small business advisor Louise Jones, of the Rural Alberta Business Centre, left, presents a three-day scholarship to the business boot camp in Longmont, Colorado, to Tish Olsen-Franc of Tish's Fashions and Finery downtown store with Camrose Chamber of Commerce director Kim Turre. The Chamber partnered with the RABC for two prizes. Tish attended the Destination Business Expertseminar with Jon Schallert on April 10 to win the scholarship.

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster Small business advisor Louise Jones, of the Rural Alberta Business Centre, left, presents a scholarship to the business boot camp in Longmont, Colorado, to Lyndsay Anderson of the Twig downtown store with Camrose Chamber of Commerce director Kim Turre. The chamber partnered with the RABC for two prizes. The camp will be held in June and October.

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Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Watch For Signs.

Centra Cam held a very successful 16th Annual Bowl-a-thon on March 8, 2013. Centra Cam most sincerely thanks each and every person and business who sponsored our bowlers on their pledge sheets or donated prizes. We thank the following businesses and individuals who partnered with Centra Cam for our Bowl-a-thon. This list contains the names of businesses and persons who donated prizes and/or made donations of $100.00 or more. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

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5 Star Painting A-1 Supply A. Howard A&W Restaurant Battle River Credit Union B. Austrom B. Davis Border Paving Ltd. Boston Pizza B. T. Carter Busy Bee Thrift Shop B. Williams B. Wilson Camrose Aquatic Centre Camrose Golf Course Camrose Insurance Services Camrose Morning News Camrose Wireless Connection Cam-Tel Communications Ltd. Canadian Brew House CEL Electric CIBC C. Levall Command Roofing Ltd. C. Wenger D. & C. Bell

D. Chamberlain Denz Auto Repair D. Lyseng D. Niehaus D. & P. Loesch Dr. J. Cahoon Dr. P. G. McIver Prof. Corp. Duff Layton’s Men’s Wear East Side Mario’s E. & K. Bolduc Family Thrift Shop F. & L. Bertrand Fortis Alberta Inc. Francoeur Cleaners Frankie’s Flower Shop G. & C. Mandrusiak G. Lemay Golden Nook Beauty Salon Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre Hi-Way 13 Transport Ltd. Humpty’s Restaurant I. Brager Inspirations Salon & Spa J. Williams K. Johnson K. Stokowski K. & T. Lyseng

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• Scotiabank • S. Gerlitz • Smitty’s Family Restaurant • Soap Stop • Subway Restaurants • Tabb Lanes • Taves Management Inc. • Tim Horton’s Restaurant • Whistle Stop Golf Course • Windsor Plywood • Zarski’s Body Shop

A special thanks to the businesses who entered teams in the Centra Cam Challenge: • Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre • Camrose Insurance Services • Camrose County

And special thanks to the banks which entered teams in the Centra Cam Bank Challenge: • Bank of Montreal • Scotiabank • CIBC • Royal Bank •Battle River Credit Union

Centra Cam Vocational Training Association

Don and Barb are retiring

TREES FINAL CLEARANCE A One-Time-Only Event Don and Barbara Forster are retiring after 35 years in business. They are selling their landscaping equipment and tree inventory – some 5,200 trees – with the aim of ceasing operations by mid-summer. They will be open for business as usual from now until May 11, 2013.

Customer Appreciation Sale up to

35% DISCOUNT

FOR ALL CUSTOMERS Delivery and planting will be available. All trees will be basketed or in pots for easy transport. Sale ends May 10. to Edmonton to Camrose

Highway 13

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FORSTER NURSERIES LTD.

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This is a rare opportunity for you to save on a wide variety of trees.

FORSTER NURSERIES LTD. www.forsternurseries.ca

780.352.6900

GST added where applicable.

Lunch Available.

TRACTOR ANTIQUES J.D. Model M Tractor c/w PTO, Wood Splitter c/w J.D. Pulley, 2 P.H. and J.D. Semi Stationary Engine; Stationary Mount Mower. Engine c/w Generator; Buzz Saw; Forage Blower; Horse TRUCKS AND TRAILER Drawn Potato Hiller; J.D. 5 1978 Ford F600 3T Truck, Hp Stationary Engine S/N V8, 4x2-Sp Trans., 9:00x20 225611; Pump Jack and Rubber c/w 15’ Box and Hoist, S/N F60DUBE0162; Work Head Pump; Steel Duke 2001 Ford F-150 XLT Horse Garden Cult; Stationary Extended Cab 1/2 T Truck, Engines (For Parts); Old Wall 6 cyl. Auto, Air, Tilt, Cruise, Phone; Crock Jugs; Assorted S/N 2FTZX17271CA01737; Old Boxes; Antique Dresser 1988 F-250 3/4 T Truck, Mirror; Milk Buckets; A.C. V8, Auto, (222,000 km), Pedal Tractor; Viking 4-Roller S/N 2FTFF25H9JCB56972; Fanning Mill; Three Cream 1952 Chev IT Single Wheel Separators. Truck c/w Box and Hoist; MISCELLANEOUS 2002 Dodge 3500 Dually Yamaha VSR and STX 440 and Truck, Cummins Eng., Auto, 540 Snowmobiles; Simplicity Fully Loaded, Extended Cab, Leather, Air, PW, PL, Riding Lawn Mower c/w 48” (213213 km) (Like New), Mower, Snowblower and S/N 187MC33611J609250; Rototoller; Assorted Culverts; 1998 Dodge 3500 Laramie Assorted Guard Rail; 3000 SLT 4x4 Dually Extended Cab Gal. Tank; N.G. Catalytic Truck, V10, Auto, PW, PL, Heaters; Table Saw; Three Wind Flair, Grill Guard, Like Airport Baggage Trailers; New, Big Rubber, 6” lift; S/N Assorted Plastic Barrels; Two 1387MF33WOTM140598; 16’ Chainlink Gates; Assorted 1997 Coachman 28.5’ 5th Electric Motors; Quad Cab; Wheel Holiday Trailer, 14’ 5’ Round Stock Tank; W.S. Slide, Awning, New Tires, 2100 Bu. Grain Bin (Needs Fridge, Stove, Nice and Clean; Floor); Four 12’x14’ Wooden Granaries; 12’x12’ Chicken S/N 1TC3B97V1304714. House; 12’x12’ Drop Sided HARVEST EQUIPMENT Building; Honey Extractor c/w M.F. 92 Super S.P. Combine; Bee Boxes; Coal and Wood M.F. 655 Hydro 15’ S.P. Heater. Swather c/w Cab and Pick-up Reel; Versatile 10’x60’ Swing AUCTIONEER NOTE Auger. Lots of good antiques on this sale. Something for TILLAGE EQUIPMENT everybody. Plan on attending. 3 Shank Deep Tiller c/w Hyd. For more information call Wes Lift; I.H.C. #10 D.D. Seed Workyn at 780-718-9748 or Drill c/w Grass and Fertilizer Attachment; Case 6-Bottom Miller’s Auction Services at Plow c/w Coulters and Hyd. 780-789-2226 Lift; FarmKing Hyd. Harrow www.millersauctionservice. Drawbar c/w 13 Sections com Harrows; JD 12’ Tandem Disc TERMS: Cash or valid only, certified c/w Hyd. Lift; M.F. 12’ D.T. Cult; cheques J.D. 4 Bottom Plow; I.H.C. 12’ cheque, bank draft or bank Double Disc c/w Hyd. Lift; J.D. letter of credit. No purchases 12’ One Way; 8’x30” Land to be removed until settlement Roller; Field Sprayer c/w 300 has been made. List is Gal Aluminum Tank Motor subject to additions and/or Driven Pump and 40’ Booms; deletions. Neither the owner, Melroe 6 Wheel Hay Rake; the auctioneer or staff of Robin 12” Roller Mill c/w the auctioneer shall be held Unloading Auger and Trailer; responsible for any loss or McKee Forage Harvester c/w accident on or off the auction site. 22’ Box and Wagon.


The CAMROSE BOOSTER April 23, 2013

Spring Fling Tea & Open House

Camrose Registry Ltd. 5613-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone (780)672-1671, Fax (780)672-1982 Alberta Registry Services • Vehicle Registration • Operator Services • Pro-Rate and Fleet Registrations • Out of Province Inspection Requests • Driver testing/Learners exams Personal Property Services • Lien Searches • Register Finance Statements • Register Writs of Enforcement • Register Garage Keepers Liens

Corporate Services • Corporate Registries – Level 3 • File Annual Returns • Register Trade Names/Partnerships • Incorporate Companies Vital Statistics • Birth/Marriage/Death Certificates • Marriage Licences Other Services Include • Land Title Searches • Raffle Licences • Traffic Fine Payments

Sunrise Village invites you to join us and celebrate spring with an afternoon of good company, topped off with delicious dessert and refreshments.

Tuesday, April 30 2:00-4:00 p.m.

HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We accept Cash, Cheque, and Debit for payment

…MORE LISTINGS FROM CENTRAL AGENCIES OUT OF TOWN L O C AT E D ON LARGE LOT IN ROU N D HILL ... excellent 1571 sq. ft. fully finished a/c home features in-floor heat, triple pane windows, solid doors, gas FP, MF laundry, additional level wall insulation, awesome kitchen c/w corner pantry, centre island, lots of oak cabinets. Oversized 22.5’x28’ fully finished heated garage w/floor drain, 8’ high door. Too much to note, call today for your personal tour! Asking $314,900 CA0007641

SANDY BEACH ON RED DEER LAKE ... Excellent recreational property has 4-bdrm., 2 baths, large kitchen area, family room w/gas FP. Nicely treed yard, landscaped lot. Large 25’x50’ garage w/ double doors in front, single in the rear. Be sure to have a look! Really good value here! CA0009512 DAYSLAND – A REAL GEM! ... You’ll say “wow” when you see this beauty! If you demand perfection be sure to view. Beautiful oak floors. Oak is featured throughout. Vaulted ceiling. Bright impressive LR, lovely gas FP. Superb kitchen with large everyday dining area. Garden door to lge. covered patio. MF laundry. Beautiful fully fin. lower level. Oversized htd. garage. Beautiful landscaped yard. CA0001605 Asking $289,900

Make sure you see our full page on page 24!

TASTE OF CHARACTER ... in quiet community of Bittern Lake, only G! IN ST LI EW 15 min. to N Camrose and Wetaskiwin. Perfect mix of country and character. 1.5 storey 2+1 bdrm., 4 pce. bath, spacious living/dining areas w/classic window frames, trim plus wrap-around wood staircase. Bdrm. are generous size, bsmt. is dev. nicely. Single garage, RV parking, new fence, City water. See it today! Asking $167,500 CA0011818

COZY BUNGALOW WITH 2 LOTS – KINGMAN ... You’ll love the private treed yard, peacefulness and relaxing lifestyle of the Kingman community! Cozy 2+1 bdrm. bungalow, spacious country kitchen, bright, spacious LR, 1-1/2 baths, partially dev. bsmt. Upgraded siding, windows, shingles, furnace and more! Great yard, good 14’x22’ garage, Edmonton water supply. Easy commute, you’ll want to see this one! CA0009756 Asking $159,900 PEACEFUL COUNTRY LIVING … on 5 lots in Kelsey. Manageable acreage living on .86 of an acre. 2004 modular on ICF block bsmt. with 9’ ceiling and infloor heat. 1518 sq. ft., 4 bdrm. up, a/c, hardwood/cork flooring, stainless appliances, granite counters, MF laundry and wrap-around deck with hot tub – wow! Well produces over 10 GPM! 24’x40’ Shop with 220 and 10’ door. Awesome opportunity for no hassle acreage living – see it today. Now asking $334,900 CA0007252

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Take life easier Private apartments created with comfortable senior living in mind, great food, and a surprisingly affordable, worry-free lifestyle are yours at Sunrise Village, Camrose. We’ll take care of the details with home cooked meals, beautiful common areas, social activities, light housekeeping and 24-hour staffing – so you can take care of what really matters… to you.

We’d love to show you around.

6821-50 Ave., Camrose, AB

Located just north of Canada Safeway • sunrisevillages.com Private Apartments • Monthly Rentals • Meals • Housekeeping • Independent and Supportive Living • 24 Hour Staffing

Central Agencies Home of the Week

Impressive custom-built bungalow

4870-51 Street, Camrose

780-672-4495

Teachers vote to accept provincial framework agreement Teachers in Battle River Local have voted to accept the framework agreement proposed to teachers and school boards by the premier. The framework includes salary and other rates of pay, as well as provisions to enhance quality of education through improved conditions of practice and reduced teacher workload. If the framework is accepted, teacher salary rates will not increase until September 1, 2015. “Our teachers have been expressing concern about deteriorating conditions of practice,” says Battle River Local President Jeff Myck. “This offer should help with some of the professional concerns for teachers, but we will still advocate for the funding required to reduce class sizes and address classroom complexities. Reducing newer initiatives is another concern and this framework agreement provides a process wherein a serious attempt is made to resolve teacher workload issues related to these newer initiatives.” “Teachers have the final say on whether we accept this offer and with the ratification from Battle River Local, we now have 18 bargaining units which have agreed to the offer,” says provincial ATA President Carol Henderson. “We felt that teachers would support this offer because of the improvements it offers to teachers’ conditions of practice, despite our concerns about the financial elements.” The provincial framework must be ratified by all 62 Association bargaining units and school boards by May 13, 2013. Ratification of the agreement would ensure labour peace for Alberta students through to 2015/16. Local collective agreement provisions not covered in the framework will need to be negotiated between local ATA bargaining units and local school boards by December 31, 2013. Items in dispute at that time would be referred to arbitration. Geographically centred in Camrose, Battle River School Division serves 6,300 students in central east Alberta. The Battle River bargaining unit includes 435 teachers.

Graham Wideman

By Murray Green

Enjoy this superb Valleyview location in a quiet cul-de-sac with parks and walking trails close. Simply fall in love with the high quality craftsmanship and beautiful design of this gorgeous custombuilt 1,283 square foot bungalow. The excellent open floor plan features nine-foot ceilings. A coffered ceiling in the attractive living room adds to the appeal along with the beautiful crown moldings, large bright windows, cherry hardwood flooring and a cozy gas

fireplace with built-in mantel and cabinets. It leads to the formal bright dinette area that offers a garden door to the huge maintenance- free partially covered deck that is ideal for barbecues or relaxing. The amazing kitchen offers beautiful maple cabinets, a huge island with a breakfast bar, granite counter tops, a walk-in pantry, under cabinet lighting, soft close doors and drawers and stainless steel appliances. The spacious master bedroom has a super sized walk-in closet with custom drawers and organizers. It also features an en suite with beautiful glass and tile shower. A second bedroom with lots of closets, and a handy laundry room that offers a wash sink, built-in cabinets and plenty of counter top area are also on the main level. The unfinished basement has nine-foot ceilings, in-floor heating and the potential for a great floor plan. A high efficient furnace and

hot water on demand are two more features that you will love. The spacious deck overlooks a large fenced backyard with lots of room for your RV. In the front are an attractive covered veranda with stone columns and an oversized attached double garage that contains eight-foot doors, a floor drain, and running water. Included with the purchase are window coverings, fridge, stove, dishwasher, built-in microwave, built-in vacuum with attachments and a door opener with two controls. Be sure to view this appealing 5602-24 Avenue Close home to fully appreciate the superb craftsmanship. An open house will be held on Saturday, April 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. The home is attractively priced to sell at $427,900. For a personal tour contact Graham Wideman at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-679-8384 cell


The CAMROSE BOOSTER April 24, 2013

CENTRAL AGENCIES INC. REAL ESTATE – INSURANCE

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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 Thur., April 25, 2-4 p.m. 6210-34 Avenue GREAT FULLY FINISHED FAMILY HOME ... located in REDUCE D! quiet cul-de-sac close to Jack Stuart School. Situated on a large pie lot near a green space. A lot of upgrades done over prior years. You can just move in and forget about renovating. Don’t miss out on this one! Now asking $279,000 CA0009680

Thur., April 25, 2-4 p.m. 5506-28 Avenue STU N N I NG 2-STOREY IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Lots of appeal! 9’ ceiling, 2 FP, arches, 4 bdrm., 4 baths, MF laundry, spacious living w/flex room on MF and bonus room upstairs. Amazing master 4-pce. en suite, tile surround, corner jet tub, WI closet, large vanity w/makeup counter. 24’x24’ garage w/sani dump, h/c taps, floor drain, r/i gas line plus RV parking. Good yard, fenced, trees, shed w/dual access, large deck w/gas line, play area. Function and style – be proud to call this your home. See it today! Asking $459,000 CA0004636

Thur., April 25, 3-5 p.m. 7510-41 Avenue U N I Q U E 3-BDRM. HOME ... w/oversized garage. Some upgrades with potential. Close to playground, reserve in quiet area, large fenced yard. Only $217,600 CA0006591

Sat., April 27, 1-3 p.m. 3007-67 Street “Don’t miss it!” WOW! EXCELLENT P R I C E , O U T S TA N D I N G VALU E IN C E N T U R Y MEADOWS! ... Beautiful, bright open floor plan w/spacious foyer, 17’ ceilings, open staircase, vaulted ceilings, display ledges, lots of bright windows. Exceptional kitchen, huge island, bright dinette, cozy FP in great room, flex room, superb en suite, soothing jetted tub. Large games room, media room. Fenced yard, large deck, parking space and more! Impressive, immaculate, immediate possession! CA0011858 Asking $369,000

Sat., April 27, 1-3 p.m. 5602-24 Avenue Close “Home of the Week – see page 23!” A B S O L U T E LY A GORGEOUS CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW – IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Located close to parks and walking trails! 9’ and coffered ceilings, cherry hardwood flooring, lovely LR w/awesome FP, gorgeous kitchen cabinetry, granite, large island, pantry, bright dinette. Maint. free veranda, huge deck. In-floor heating, 9’ ceilings in open bsmt. Great yard, private fence, 24’x26’ garage, RV parking, lots more! Just move in! Asking $427,900 CA0009911

OVER $300,000

PRIC E!

N EW – GREAT VERY APPEALING – IMMACULATE LOCATION ... backing onto Mirror Lake. Direct access to lake walking path. Spacious 1560 sq. ft. beautifully upgraded. Lovely LR, FP, lge. formal DR. Patio doors to lge. private patio overlooking park. Bright family kitchen. MF laundry. 3+2 bdrm., 3 baths. Newly fin. bsmt. Access to 2-car garage. Fenced yard. Now only ask $369,500 CA327388

UNDER $300,000 AT T R AC T I V E AND INVITING ... with tons of natural light. This beautiful bi-level features hardwood floors, plenty of counter/storage space. Open concept living/dining. 22’x22’ detached garage, RV capability, fire pit. Plenty of space for a growing family. Move right in! Quick possession available! CA0005287 Asking $299,900

SOLD

GOOD BI-LEVEL ... located close to schools and rec centre. Take a look! CA0011659 Asking $269,900

COMMERCIAL PREMIER LAWN SERVICE COMPANY ... specialED! izing in weed control and fert. for Camrose. ST LIinST JUsale Growing customer base w/increasing revenues year after year, would make a great addition to existing maint. company or start your own and service existing customers. Owner willing to mentor purchaser. 2 comm. lots, list of assets incl. in the sale – owner will consider retaining ownership of land. Call for details. CA0010420 Asking $375,000

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 EXQUISITE LUXURIOUS HOME ... has everything you’re looking for! Peaceful setting w/direct access to parks and trails. Custom kitchen, tile entry, elegant drapery, formal DR, 2 gas FP. MF master bdrm. w/5-pce. en suite. MF laundry. Walk out bsmt. fully fin. w/2 bdrm., den/media room. Oversized htd. garage, perfectly landscaped. Every detail is perfect! Asking $849,000 CA325529 B E A U T I F U L B U N G A L O W CON DO, IT’S BETTER THAN NEW! ... Just recently completed w/many upgrades, you’ll love its private location and the lifestyle! Bright open plan, vaulted, 9’ ceilings, cozy 3-sided FP, beautiful flooring, exc. kitchen pkg., upgraded appl. Lovely LR w/views of countryside, spacious master, super en suite. Cozy den, MF laundry. Great property and lifestyle! Asking $322,900 CA0009926 EXC E PTIONAL C E N T U R Y M E A D O W S BUNGALOW ... backing onto park! Impressive quality built Santos home. Exceptional presentation w/11’6” ceilings, beautiful crown mouldings, bordered ceilings, display ledges, hardwood flooring, transom windows. Awesome kitchen, huge island, W/I pantry. Park views from dinette, cozy FP in great room, superb en suite, MF laundry. Amazing bsmt., cozy in-floor heating, huge family/games room, media room. Great yard, heated garage all finished, RV parking, more! You’ll love it! Asking $499,500 CA0004886 LOCATION – OVE R LOOKI NG A PARK! ... Spacious 3-bdrm. REDUCE D! townhouse w/ walk-out bsmt. Wonderful kitchen, maple cabinets, large island/eating bar, pantry, bsmt. dev. 3 baths. Asking $307,499 CA0005221 AMAZ I NG CUSTOM BUILT WALKOUT BUNGALOW IN WOW! VALLEYVIEW! ... Premier valley and cul-de-sac location. Exceptional quality, impressive floor plan. 10’ and 14’ ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood flooring, extra large windows, transom windows, plus custom cabinetry, granite throughout. Amazing kitchen, tower cabinets, huge island. Awesome great room, dinette with views. Superb master, 3 cozy FP, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., in-floor heating, huge family/ games area, custom bar, 3 bdrm. Beautiful yard, huge covered deck, private courtyard, A/C. Superb 25’x35’ garage. CA0004426 Asking $797,700 I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT R2000 B U N GALOW, EXCEPTIONAL ! ER TRY AN OFF SETTING, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll love the beautiful park views from the comfort of your home! Spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite, MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/ walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! Now only asking $354,900 CA323443 NEW, IMPRESSIVE TWO-STOREY, GREAT LOCATION! ... Bright, spacious foyer w/high ceilings, beautiful open staircase. Bright open concept. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, 4 appl. Cozy gas FP in great room. Spacious master, huge WI closet, superb en suite. MF laundry. Cozy in-floor heating in bsmt. Superb garage all fin. plus in-floor heating! Energy efficient built home w/triple pane windows, upgraded insulation. Paved alley access and lots more! Asking $323,900 CA0011148 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW – V A L L E Y V I E W, by Battle River Homes! ... Front covered verandah, 9’ and coffered ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, cozy FP, lovely maple cabinetry, granite, large island, pantry, superb MF laundry. Cozy in-floor heating. 24’x28’ garage, covered deck, alley access, options for RV parking, workshop. Finished with elegance! CA0007631 Asking $439,162 S H O W H O M E Q UALIT Y 2-STOREY ... in Creekside. G! Completely IN ST LI N EW fin. inside and out. Updated quartz counter tops, undermount sink, faucet, new tile backsplash in kitchen, plus new SS appl., corner pantry. Open concept living space is bright and inviting w/lge. windows, laminate flooring, gas FP. 3 bdrm. up, lge. master w/huge 4-pce. en suite. Bsmt. dev. Lge. yard w/RV parking. See it today! CA0011701 Asking $358,000 EXCEPTIONAL 1475 SQ. FT. 5-B D R M. M U LTI-LEVE L ... located in Southwest Meadows! Features include tile flooring, vaulted ceilings, 2 FP, large master w/walk-in closets, beautiful 4-pce. en suite w/jetted tub. Fully fin. bsmt. Deck, pie-shaped lot, alley access, RV parking, attached double garage plus much more! CA0004600 Asking $379,900

Walk-out Bungalow Townhouses – Parkside Location – by Battle River Homes 4 2 1 AVAILABLE! • • • •

Call now for details! Starting from $299,162

Parkside and walk-outs 1157 sq. ft. on main floor Maple hardwood and cabinetry Granite

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Main floor laundry No condo fees Superb open plan 9’ ceilings

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Walk-through pantry Huge maintenance-free deck Park views Personalize your new home

IMPRESSIVE, S P A C I O U S ATTRACTIVE FLOOR PLAN ... custom designed and built, one-owner. 2100 sq. ft. bungalow plus dev. lower level. Lge. inviting foyer, lovely LR, bay window. Lge. formal DR, lge. family kitchen adjoining spacious, inviting family room, vaulted ceiling, brick FP. MF laundry, 4-pce. bath, WI tub, en suite. Lge. master bdrm. 2 garages, both htd. Close to university and schools. Be sure to view. Asking $374,000 CA0011536 E XC E P TI O NALLY PRICED 1538 SQ. FT. MULTI-LEVEL HOME ... close to parks and walking trails. Beautiful kitchen w/huge centre island, maple cabinets, tiled backsplash, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, 3 bdrm., flex room, master w/5-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. Too much to note, call today! Asking $369,900 CA0002773 BEAUTIFUL F A M I L Y 2 - S TO R E Y, C U L- D E - S AC LOCATION! ... You’ll love the lifestyle w/valley views, parks, walking trails close by! Beautiful 1757 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, gorgeous open staircase, bordered ceilings. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, large island. Bright dinette, cozy gas FP in great room. Super sized master, awesome en suite. ICF block bsmt. RV option and much more! Asking $352,900 CA0010653 G R E AT 2-STOREY, 4-BDR M. HOME ... just on south side of golf course. It’s a one-owner home that’s had lots of care. Beautifully landscaped yard front and back. Fenced and well manicured. Definitely a must see home! Now asking $369,000 CA327294 W A L K O U T ! EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOM BUILT PAR K R I DG E ESTATES HOME! ... Premier location w/valley, trails close by! Impressive, exciting design, quality built throughout. Beautiful foyer, staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings, hardwood flooring. Amazing custom kitchen pkg., huge curved island, beautiful granite counter tops. Cozy FP in great room, huge master w/FP, awesome en suite. Large family/ media room, exercise room. Superb triple garage, RV pad, covered deck/patio and lots more! It’s perfect! Asking $679,500 CA0011604 E XC E P TI O NAL WALK OUT BUNGALOW ON VALLEY – AWESOME VIEWS! ... Wow! 4800 sq. ft. of dev. living space. Exciting, bright open floor plan, porcelain tile, hardwood, lovely staircase. Coffered ceilings, amazing beachwood kitchen, granite. Awesome 2-sided FP, exceptional master, MF laundry, cozy in-floor htg. on all floors! Huge deck, covered patio, triple htd. garage. Lots more, you’ll love it! Asking $995,000 CA325504 W O W ! I M PR ESSIVE BI-LEVEL, D E S I R E D C E NTU RY MEADOWS LOCATION! ... Exceptional presentation featuring a beautiful open staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings, loft. Exc. kitchen cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room, large bdrm. w/en suite. Very nicely landscaped yard, paved alley, RV parking option, lots more! Impressive home, great location! Asking $362,700 CA0009520 G R E AT SPAC IOUS V E R Y N E A T 2-STOR EY – QUIET N EW PRIC E! LOCATION ... 4 spacious bdrm. plus nursery, 3 full baths on upper floor. MF lge. foyer, LR, lge. formal DR, lge. bright family kitchen, garden door to lge. patio overlooking lge. landscaped yard. Attractive family room w/FP. Lower level lge. attractive rec. room w/FP. Direct access to garage. Be sure to view this impressive home! Now $418,500 CA0008067 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. CA0009138 Now only $399,000 BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM BUILT BU NGALOW – AMAZING VIEWS! ... You’ll love the lifestyle with valley views, parks and walking trails close by! Quality built, 1547 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, 11’ coffered ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood and tile flooring. Exceptional kitchen, lots of cabinetry, huge island, walk-in pantry, granite counter tops. Views from great room, dinette. Superb master and en suite, MF laundry! Excellent bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/media room. Great yard, vinyl fencing, A/C, 22’x24’ garage and lots more! It’s all done, you’ll love it! Asking $463,900 CA0001565 IMPRESSIVE 5 - B D R M . BUNGALOW – IN VALLEYVIEW! ... Located close to parks, walking trails. 9’ and vaulted ceilings, beautiful presentation w/arches, columns, display ledges, accent lighting, hardwood flooring, lots of bright windows, lovely LR, beautiful kitchen cabinetry, granite counter tops, BI pantry, superb dinette. Covered deck, private courtyard. Awesome ensuite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/media room. Superb yard, fenced, irrigation system, RV parking and more! Asking $429,900 CA0006939

SOLD

Show Home Open House

Wed., April 24, 2-4 p.m. 3318-52B Street, Creekview

WALKOUT GORGEOUS 1638 SQ. FT. A/C WALKOUT BUNGALOW ... overlooking beautiful valley. Lovely kitchen w/centre island, maple cabinets, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, barrel ceiling in hallway, hardwood/ceramic floors, master w/5-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. 24’x24’ garage w/two 8’ doors. Asking $499,900 CA326294

CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 C LO S E TO MIRROR LAKE AND JUBILEE PARK! ... Excellent location, zoned R3. Character 1-1/2 storey 3-bdrm. home w/spacious living/dining room, MF laundry, 2 baths, large sun-porch. 59’x120’ lot. Lots of potential! Asking $209,500 CA0005179 WOW! BEAUTIFUL CHARACTER HOME! ... You’ll absolutely love this wonderful home, the open floor plan, the character and the lifestyle the Historical District has to offer. Beautiful open staircase, continuous brick chimney that flows up through the heart of the home. Hardwood flooring, brick FP, spacious LR, lovely bright conservatory, superb dinette, spacious kitchen. Upper level boasts beautiful open area w/vaulted ceilings, family room/office space. Dev. bsmt. Mature treed yard, private decks, fenced, 22’x24’ garage, lots more! Impressive property, exc. value! Asking $289,900 CA0009825 MAI NTE NANC E FREE LIVING C LOSE TO D OWNTOWN ... and U of A Augustana C a m p u s . Apartment style condo, no stairs, 2 bdrm., 2 baths incl. 3-pce. en suite. In suite laundry, vinyl windows, covered balcony plus extra storage in bsmt. Great bldg. CA0005235 Asking $187,000 C O Z Y C HARACTE R AND CHARM! ... Central location close to schools, parks and downtown. Many recent upgrades incl. laminate floors, elec. panel/ service, new plumbing, appl., furnace/hw tank, water purifier system. 2 bdrm., 1 bath, updated kitchen w/some new cabinets, tile backsplash. MF laundry, laundry rough-in downstairs. Awesome outdoor space w/new deck/fence, landscaping, dble. detached garage. A perfect fit for any purchaser or that next tenant. CA0010858 Asking $162,500 NEXT TO NEW 2-STOREY ... close to parks and west end amenities! 4-bdrm., 4 bath, a/c, beautiful deck. Cozy kitchen w/oak cabinetry, ! corner pantry, raised JU ST LI STED island. Spacious living/ dining spaces. Master bdrm., WI closet, 4-pce. en suite. Fin. bsmt. Immediate possession – move right in! Asking $269,900 CA0010352 EXC E PTIONAL CONDO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE ... across from Jubilee Park, IC E! Mirror Lake IONAL PRwalking PT trails, only CE EX ! OW W blocks from city centre! Open, spacious design w/ bright windows, lovely kitchen, huge walk-in pantry. Spacious, bright LR, cozy gas FP, large master, en suite, in suite laundry. Elevator, guest suite, easy access to garage and much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle? Call now! CA326380 Now only $239,500 Q U A L I T Y CHARACTER HOME ... with beautiful upgrades. Hardwood flooring throughout, new furnace, flash water system. Kitchen has been completely G! updated w/new cabiIN ST LI N EW nets, granite countertops, gas stove. 4-pce. main bath w/tile flooring, surround is sure to impress! Bsmt. will be fin. to drywall w/completed 4-pce. bath. Asking $194,000 CA0011180 YOU’LL BE PROUD TO CALL THIS IMPRESSIVE CONDO HOME! ... Beautifully upgraded, open floor plan, 2 bdrm., 2 baths (walk-in shower), cozy FP in LR, handy kitchen island, laundry. Lots of storage, beautiful easy-keep flooring. Patio doors to lge. balcony w/storage unit. Lge. lounge/kitchenette for family functions in complex. A/C. Enjoy the indoor htd. garage. Incl. all appl. Exc. location to city centre, Mirror Lake walking paths. Asking $289,000 CA0008150 GREAT STARTER HOME OR R E V E N U E PROPERTY ... 1.5-storey w/4 bdrm., MF laundry. 24’x24’ garage, fenced yard. Located in quiet mature area. Now asking $174,900 CA0004376 EXCELLENT 3-BDRM DUPLEX – CLOSE TO AUGUSTANA UNIVERSITY ... Cul-de-sac location built in 2008. G! N EW LI STIN Attractive staircase, open design, spacious kitchen, great room, bright dinette w/patio doors to deck, great for BBQs. Spacious master. Attched single garage. HE furnace, 6 appl., a/c and more! A great rental or starter property. Asking $242,900 CA0010124

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780-672-4495 ACREAGES 37+ ACRES 10 MIN. NW OF CAMROSE ... 2200+ sq. ft. character country home plus 1200 sq. ft. entertainment space. Solid barn, 39’x60’ quonset, 24’x24’ garage, dugout, fenced and more! Working country kitchen w/great charm, walk-in pantry, double oven, good counter space. Beautiful hardwood floors, formal dining area, wood FP, library and loft. Mature yardsite, good recreational land or for animals. Great opportunity, see it today! Asking $549,900 CA0000865

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C UTE AN D FUNCTIONAL 2-BDRM. CONDO ... in convenient setting. Open concept kitchen, DR make this the perfect spot to entertain. Centre island, corner pantry, classic maple cabinets make this home shine. 2 comfortable bdrm. in bsmt. alongside full bath, laundry room. Great parking options, low condo fees make this property desirable and stress free. Ask $173,500 CA0008850

BEAUTIFUL 2010 CUSTOM BUILT 1518 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW on 6.99 ACRES ... Triple pane windows, in-floor heat, gas FP, stunning kitchen w/hickory cabinets, corner pantry, great master w/walk-in closet, 4-pce. en suite, teardrop shaped driveway, 26’x26’ garage, 100’ of wrap around covered decking and exc. views of AB prairies. Call today for your personal showing! CA0001983 Now asking $519,900

C O Z Y B U N G A LO W, CLOSE TO M I R R O R LAKE PARK! ... Only one block from Mirror Lake Park, beautiful walking trails by the lake. Solid 2+2 bdrm. home. Country style kitchen, lovely bright LR, large family room, large laundry/utility room. Nicely landscaped yard, mature trees, concrete patio, 22’x24’ garage, alley access. Hi E furnace and more! A great starter or retirement property. Asking $235,000 CA0011692

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this 5.02 acre piece of land just 1.25 mi. off Hwy 834, 3 mi. to Round Hill and approx. 14 mi. to Camrose. Structures on property are considered of no value. Power and old well. Property being sold as is, where is with no warranties or representations. Asking $85,000 CA0008783 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! CA0003323 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000

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BEAUTIFUL VALLEYVIEW SU BDIVISION! ... Exceptional location and lifestyle! Close to parks, lake and valley walking trails. Features open plan, 9’ ceilings, lovely oak kitchen, spacious dinette and generous master. Great yard, private deck, fenced, garage, alley access, RV parking and more! Better than new! Asking $226,900 CA0006273 GREAT CURB APPEAL AND LOTS OF CHARACTER! ... This affordable 3-bdrm. home would be a great starter! Large lot w/nice landscaping, fenced, single garage. Great proximity to downtown, shopping, walking distance to school for the little ones. Lots of upgrades over the years inside and out. Come and take a look at this one! CA0009666 Asking $179,900

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LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT RETIREMENT PROPE RTY IN AN ADULT COMMUNITY? ... This half duplex is ready for immediate possession! Convenient and functional MF has 2 bdrm., MF laundry. Partially fin. bsmt. has 2 bdrm. Immaculate home w/big, bright windows, spacious back yard overlooking mature landscaping. Double attached garage and NO condo fees make this home very appealing! Be a part of the popular community – come see it today! Asking $273,500 CA0011626 C HAR M I N G CHARACTER HOME IN SPECIAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT! ... Excellent location, only 1/2 block to university, one block to Jubilee Park! You’ll love the home’s character and the lifestyle of this Special Residential District. This cozy and inviting 1-1/2 storey, 5-bdrm. home is nestled within a private treed yard and has lots to offer. Great yard, private decks, attached single garage, alley access. Impressive energy efficient htg. system and more! Asking $259,900 CA0012225 MANY RECENT RENO’S IN THIS AFFOR DABLE 2+2 BUNGALOW ... close to downtown and schools. REDUCE D! Dble. detached htd. garage, fenced, newer deck. Kitchen upgraded w/white cabinets, new counters. 4-pce. bath, 3-pce. bath, both upgraded. Makes a great starter, rental or retirement property w/something for everyone. Immediate possession! CA0000072 Now asking $179,900 IMPRESSIVE – SOLID SPACIOUS CHARACTER HOME ... was beautifully restored a few years ago. It needs ! D CE U RED TLC to restore it to its original grandeur. Located in a nice central neighbourhood w/other beautifully restored and maintained homes. Phone for a viewing. Now only ask $189,900 CA325718

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SOLID FAMILY BU NGALOW ... close to schools and parks. Original hardwood flooring throughout most of MF. 2 bdrm. up, 1 down, hi-efficiency furnace, newer shingles on house, recently painted upstairs. Kitchen has newer oak cabinetry w/tons of pantry space, newer counters/flooring. Double detached garage w/gas roughed in. Good sized south-facing yard w/garden plot, concrete patio. Immed. possess. See it today! CA0010719 Asking $224,500 U P D AT E D RAI S E D BUNGALOW ... with i n ve s t m e n t potential. Many recent upgrades: most windows, both bathrooms, some flooring, whole bsmt. Kitchen features eating bar, new backsplash, tile flooring, handy pantry. 24’x26’ garage w/RV potential. Cozy home ready for your family – see it today! Asking $226,500 CA0010934

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME ... on this fully treed piece of bare land consisting of 3.76 acres. Only a couple of minutes east of Camrose! CA0004734 Asking $150,000 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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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

IDEALLY LOCATED WEST END MULTI-FAMILY CORNER LOT! ... Phone for info. CA0007417 MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... Bare lot bordering 48th Avenue and 46th Street in Camrose. Close to schools, downtown. Zoned DC. CA0004722 Asking $150,000

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A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... 137.46 acres of potential development land at Dried Meat Lake w/ some lake front. 60 acres of cult. land and some gas well revenue. Now ask $419,900 CA325301

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GOOD QUARTER OF FARMLAND ... with newer 1954 sq. ft. bungalow w/5 bdrm., double attached garage, smaller shop, garage. Partially fenced. 132 acres cult., 25 acres pasture. Good shelterbelt. Be sure to view! Asking $729,000 CA0009218 HALF SECTION OF FARMLAND! ... 318.97 acres located only one mile south of new Coal Creek Golf Resort and Black Nugget Lake Campground. 290 arable acres, balance in trees and natural pasture. Good potential bldg. site, services readily available. Half mile off oiled road. Surface lease of $1950/year and 3 metal bins. Wanting to expand or build your new home? Take a look! CA0009965

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The CAMROSE BOOSTER April 23, 2013 Dale Bowal Bud James Trudi Dunham Rick Nygaard Deanna Lunde

- 780-679-4678 - 780-385-3100 (Killam/Sedgewick) - 780-608-6635 - 780-608-0675 - 780-385-1900 (Killam/Sedgewick)

RESIDENTIAL

JUST LISTED...STARTER OR INVESTMENT HOME... Two bedrooms up, one down, new windows and extra large fenced yard. Call Dale for details. Asking $174,500 (R1421)

YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS YARD TO BELIEVE IT!... super sized, pie shaped lot on a cul de sac. Garden area and gazebo. Efficient floor plan. 4-bdrm, 3-bath bungalow with new paint and bathroom upgrades, walk-in pantry and fireplace in the great room. Fully developed basement. Property must be viewed to be appreciated. For more details call Dale. Asking $429,000. (R1389)

780-672-7474 Grand Park Plaza 6022-48 Avenue, Camrose www.camrose-homes.com e-mail: dbowal@telusplanet.net

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BAWLF...SUPER VALUE... Older mobile in excellent condition. Lots of upgrades and renovations, all appliances and furnishings included, situated on own lot. Asking $48,500. Quick possession. Payments for less than rent. Great opportunity for single individual wanting to start out on first time purchase. Call Dale for details. (RO974)

GREAT CHARACTER HOME... on 3 lots in the Village of Bawlf. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large heated garage, all appliances. Priced at $189,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO981)

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OFFERS VALLEYVIEW... Over 1700 sq ft, 3 bedroom bi-level, formal dining room, double garage, fireplace, must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $349,500. Call Dale for details. (R1388)

VERY ATTRACTIVE...1154 sq. ft. 3-bdrm bungalow with 1-bdrm revenue suite in basement and double detached garage. Nicely finished up and down and close to schools, park areas and west end shopping. This shows well and you can call Rick for more details. Priced at $264,900. (R1420)

WELL MAINTAINED... 3-bdrm, 3-bath home in quiet area of the village of Hay Lakes. Home is finished up and down with double attached garage and fenced yard with RV parking. Has had some recent upgrades and shows well. Asking $270,000. Call Rick for details. (RO985)

May Appointments Available

(780)672-3033

CAMROSE...This freshly painted half duplex is ready to move into. The main floor has a spacious dining room/living room with partially shaded balcony. French doors lead into a large master bedroom. On the lower level there are 4 bedrooms, bathroom and laundry room with a closet/ storage room. 3 parking stalls at the rear of the property. For more details call Deanna. Asking $193,500. (R1422)

JUST LISTED IN BAWLF... 2-bdrm bilevel, finished basement, garage, large lot, appliances included. Great starter home. Asking $179,000. Call Dale for details. (RO980)

FERINTOSH...2 lots, 2-bdrms, upgraded flooring, fixtures, bath, furnace, etc. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $165,000. Call Dale for details. (RO978)

4965 Main Street, Camrose 780-672-3622 www.interiorsonmain.com

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JACK STUART AREA... 2 bedrooms plus den on main level, fully finished basement with oversized rec room, 2 bedrooms, bath, attached heated 24’x26’ garage, deck, RV parking, oversized yard. Asking $349,000. Call Dale for details. (R1411)

CHECK THIS OUT...Ideal starter or investment home. 1-bdrm on main, 2 on lower level, zoned R2A, appliances included. Asking $99,500. Call Dale for details. (R1416)

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VERY WELL MAINTAINED...1400 sq. ft. bungalow in quiet area in the Village of New Norway. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and finished up and down. Features double attached garage, sundeck, large shop on skids at back and park behind property. Call Rick for details. Priced at $239,000. (RO995)

AFFORDABLE STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME... in Village of Edberg. Large yard, double garage, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Priced at $174,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO984)

REDUCED GREAT YEAR ROUND HOUSE ON LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, triple garage, has own well, view of the lake and much more. Priced at $179,000.00. Call Trudi for details. (RO928)

REDUCED KINGMAN – JUST LISTED... Newer modular, over 1500 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Deck, garage. Must be seen! Asking: $200,000 Call Dale Bowal for details. (RO954)

ACREAGES - Tooth Whitening - Oral Sedation for anxious patients - Restoration of Dental Implants - Laser Dentistry - Oral Cancer Screenings - TMJ Services such as splints - Dental Extractions, including wisdom teeth - Dental Cleanings and Exams

- Infant and Child Dental Services - Emergency Dental Procedures - White Fillings - Digital Impressions - Same-day Ceramic Crowns - Crowns, Veneers, Inlays, Onlays and Bridges - Root Canal Therapy

JUST LISTED...MT. PLEASANT AREA... 3 bedrooms, bright kitchen/eating area, additional bedroom, rec room, bath in basement, garage. Asking 209,500. Call Dale for details. (R1423)

GREAT STARTER OR RETIREMENT One owner, new appliances, close end shopping and playground. $258,000. Call Trudi for details.

HOME... to west Asking (R1418)

www.camrosedentistry.com Services Provided by a General Dentist

Spring training program for Hospice Society of Camrose volunteers The Hospice Society of Camrose and District is offering a training program this spring called “Being with Dying: Lessons for Living.” Presented by a team of educators, counsellors, and nurses from the Camrose community, the course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of how to face the dying process oneself and how to accompany others. Open to everyone, it will also serve as a foundation for those who wish to become hospice volunteers. Offered over three Saturdays and one Friday evening, this training approaches hospice work by emphasizing one’s own inner peace as the basis for being with someone who is dying. As such, the program presents methods for developing a peaceful attitude in the midst of this final stage of life’s journey. The first session “Being with Dying: cultivating inner peace for comfort in hospice care” (April 19-20) reflected on death as a natural part of life. This initial weekend also considered how much we can give to others by simply being present. Participants learned how to listen in a non judgmental way that acknowledges the wisdom of those who are dying. The second weekend is “Spiritual Care and Self Care: grace and compassion for self and others” (May 4). Here, the emphasis will be on the spiritual dimensions of the dying process – for many, this stage in life can offer the gifts of deeper awareness, forgiveness, and healing. Dying can also come with a great deal of worry and burden. For this reason, self-care is also considered an essential element of hospice support. The third Saturday (May 11) has two parts. The morning will cover “Grief and Loss: the journey to acceptance and understanding.” This presents the process of grieving and offers ways of moving through our own losses and accompanying others. The training concludes in the afternoon with “Physical and Medical Care: completing a vision of holistic care” which will provide a basic understanding of the physical and clinical dimensions of the dying process. Please visit www.camrosehospice.org or call 780-672-1509 for more information.

REDUCED OLDER, CUTE AND COZY...900 sq. ft. bungalow, excellent location, close to Mirror Lake, downtown and paved walking trails. This would be a great starter home/revenue property. All this sitting on an exceptionally large 50 x 200 lot, c/w attached greenhouse and detached carport. Well worth a look. $193,000 Call Rick for details! (R1404)

BAWLF...PROPERTY ONLY...Presently operating as local coffee shop. Many possibilities. Business and equipment also available. Asking $44,500. Call Dale for details. (C287) WINTER IS HERE... so it’s time to protect your investment by keeping it out of the snow and cold. 1/5th share in large hanger at Camrose Airport. There is lots of room here to do maintenance etc. Owner wants it sold!! Asking $43,000. Call Rick for details. (C267) 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 Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property, some limitations apply. Asking price is $109,450. Call Rick for details. (C137) GREAT RETAIL BUILDING... and land on main street in the town of Daysland just thirty minutes east of Camrose. Could be good potential and has good exposure and traffic. Call Rick for details. Price: $57,900. (C285)

VERY NICELY KEPT ACREAGE... just 20 minutes east of Camrose in quiet area and only 1 mile off pavement. This 1791 sq. ft. home has been renovated throughout and features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. Lots of buildings including double garage, shop, barn, machine shop, etc. plus new septic field system in 2010. Call Rick for viewing and more details. Priced at $339,000 (A430)

VERY PRIVATE ACREAGE... 995 sq. ft. 2-bdrm, 1-bath home on 18.3 acres. Large newer heated shop with steel beam construction. Located 20 min. southeast of Camrose. Call Rick for details. Priced at $285,000. (A423)

REDUCED EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE - EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION... Deluxe location, 3 miles from Camrose. Beautifully treed 10.58 acres, only 1/2 mile off the pavement. 1120 sq. ft. bungalow with main floor laundry and oversized double detached garage. Price: $399,000. Call Trudi Dunham for a viewing. (A421) 12 ACRES...Nine miles NW of Camrose, bare land, no services. Asking $62,500. Call Dale for details. (A428)

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 built-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 $519,900. (A416)

CAFE CONNECTIONS RIBBON CUTTING Crowfoot Member of Parliament Kevin Sorenson (third from left) and Camrose Mayor Marshall Chalmers cut a ribbon to officially open the new Cafe Connections at the Gateway Centre April 9. The new cafe is a collaboration between the Camrose Open Door Association, which supports at-risk youth in the community, and Country Accent, which promotes locally grown food and helps consumers recognize the diversity and quality of what is produced around them through a community supported agriculture program. Assisting Sorenson and Chalmers with the ribbon were: (left to right) Sasha Cherry, Cafe Connections; Ray Telford from City of Camrose Economic Development; Malorie Aube, owner of Country Accent; Randal Nickel, executive director of the Camrose Open Door Association; Kyle Haeberle from Cafe Connections; and Taylor Block from Cafe Connections.


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This pair rivals the very best! Kendra and Barbie… We’re lucky we have you as integral people in our business. We salute you in a business environment that is complex, demanding and fast-moving. Your energy and effort is invaluable to all co-workers and management. Most of all – we thank you for being just the way you are! Happy Administrative Professionals Week from…

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7DPPL Thank you, Tammi, for everything you do. Your efficiency, organization and sense of humour are always appreciated.

Bay #, 3831-44 Avenue, Camrose

780-672-5200 Kendra Johnston and Barbie Kent (camera shy)

3836-42 Ave., Camrose 780.672.7396

To our wonderful administrative assistant

A terrific team we count on!

Cori, we are very thankful for everything you do.

You’re #1 in our books! To our extraordinary group of administrative assistants and to all other staff members who make our members’ lives easier and our company more successful...

We thank you. Your dedication, your knowledge and spirit of cooperation is always appreciated!

Christy Hasiuk

2nd Floor, 4809-51 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0V4

Phone 780-672-5489 Fax 780-672-9651



Laura Barker 

Battle River Credit Union Ltd. 11 branches to serve you.

Jade Thank you Jade for running our day-to-day operations. Your dedication and hard work is always appreciated!

Valerie Pederson 

Thank You!

Your excellent work is truly appreciated! Remember… Your Administrative Professional is treated like royalty by our staff. Please call for your lunch or dinner reservation.

780.672.9171

Jen

Dave

Carol

You steer us down the right road, Jen, Dave and Carol... Thanks to you we run smoothly. Your positive attitude and organizational skills are truly appreciated!

You’re the best!

Dr. Pat McIver, D.D.S. 780-679-0767

49 Ave. and 49 St. Professional Building

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

Ph. 780.672.2476 or 1-800-563-4202 3511-48 Ave., Camrose www.camrosechrysler.com


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Thank you Christina! • For keeping us organized • For your efficiency • For always going the extra mile • For keeping our entire office running smoothly

Great Job!

3916-47th Ave., Camrose Ph. 780-672-5575

Deb, Tammy and Jenn

Jennie Thank you for everything you do. Your hard work, dedication and sunny personality are very much appreciated. We can always “count” on you!

4707B-51 Avenue, Camrose 780-672-5120

Ashley and Kristina, Thank you for your professionalism, your patience and for a job always well done!

Thank you, Dena …for keeping things gs running so smoothly ly around our office. We always ays appreciate your effificiency ciency and friendly smile!

5218-46 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-5203 elautobody@hotmail.com

These capable women make The Auto Shoppe hum along

Auto Shoppe president, Gord Graham, considers himself a lucky guy. While his clients see his front-line staff only occasionally, Gord sees Deb, Jenn and Tammy almost every day at work. Their dedication, professionalism and good humour inspire him to stay at the top of his game. Discover the unique atmosphere created at The Auto Shoppe Collison Repair Center Collision Repair Centre by this team 4709-36 Street, Camrose, AB 780-672-7231 of outstanding people. www.autoshoppe.ca

Administrative professionals: so much more than secretaries Administrative Professionals' Week, which used to be known as National Secretaries Week, is April 21 to 27. This event is more relevant today than it has ever been. Nowadays, secretaries are assistants, technicians, and even managers. They are very much in demand, and employers would do well to remember that! In fact, if there is an employment sector that is not stagnating it has to be the secretar- ial profession, which is evolving at the same pace as technology. It is common for secretaries to play with computer graphics software or to be able to create a Web site

or hypermedia documents. Resourcefulness, independence, initiative, meticulousness, and creativity are just some of the necessary qualities in this profession. That is why it is so essential to recognize the efficiency and skills of administrative professionals. It is also vital to promote this profession, which, unfortunately, still suffers from old prejudices that are surprisingly tenacious. Some people still believe that a secretary’s role only involves answering the phone and typing! This completely obsolete perspective must be eradicated. The responsibilities of adminis-

trative professionals require specialized qualifications and their professional contribution has a direct influence on the economy. Imagine a world without secretaries: total chaos! Administrative Professionals' Week is a showcase for this versatile and relevant profession. Young people considering this path will discover something close to unlimited career potential. Future prospects and employment rates are highly favourable, so why not jump at the opportunity to join an indispensable profession that is playing an increasingly important role in today’s world?

A stimulating and rewarding job Is the secretarial profession on the verge of extinction? Absolutely not! This vocation, which is known to have been practiced in ancient civilizations (think scribes and clerks), is an essential one to all types of organizations. It also promises excellent employment opportunities for those with the right skills. Are you comfortable with new technologies and computers? Do you have a good mastery of English or

even a second language? Are you a pro in the art of juggling several files at the same time (figuratively, of course)? Are you looking for a stimulating job that will satisfy your ambitions? Then office administration is the job for you! Naturally, an office administrator will flourish in his or her job if it is in a realm of particular interest to the individual: a school, newspaper, industry, or town office, for example.

Apart from administrative secretaries, there are several other special- izations within this profession, including legal and medical secretaries. As well as being extremely stimulating, this profession is also rewarding. Greeted by everyone morning and evening, the secretary is without doubt one of the only people who all the employees know and trust. There’s no way you can beat that!


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Happy Admin Pro Day! In recognition of Administrative Professionals’ Week, the City of Camrose extends a special thank you to all of our administrative staff for the hard work they do for us all year! Your professionalism is a major part of every success here at the City of Camrose. Our sincere thanks for your essential contributions to helping Camrose grow as a dynamic community with an exceptional quality of life. City of Camrose

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Unsung heroes Administrative Professionals'' Week was formerly known as Secretaries Week. As the name of this special week has changed, so has the work of these exceptional team players. Over the years, the role of a secretary has broadened to include tasks which she executes independently and on her own initiative. Information technology now allows administrative assistants to play an indispensable role in any organization, whether it’s private, commercial, industrial or cultural. Administrative Assistants' Week is a great opportunity to highlight the work of administrative support staff and their contribution to the success of our businesses and organizations. For administrative assistants are our unsung heroes, knowing how to combine diverse skills and many different assets. All segments of our economy are dependent on their work and their professionalism. Whether they are management secretaries, executive secretaries, technical secretaries or receptionistsecretaries, they accomplish all the tasks which constitute the basis of any business.

Charity fundraiser at Safeway

Rhonda A special thank you Rhonda for doing such a fantastic job running our office. We greatly appreciate all of your efforts and hard work!

Camrose Machine & Welding 5013-48 Street, Camrose 780-672-2273

Administrative pros are key individuals Anyone who has ever worked in an office knows that once you lose your secretaries and administrative assistants, everything immediately falls to pieces – and that's never a pretty sight. Anyone who can stay on top of everything that is going on around them deserves to have their own special day. That's why we celebrate Administrative Professionals' Week each year. Often underpaid, almost always overworked, administrative professionals are master jugglers. They make sure deadlines are met, meetings take place, priorities are established and calls are returned. They have this sort of omnipresence that can almost be downright scary. But their efficiency and productivity is nothing short of remarkable. That's why employers have started to see these hardworking professionals for what they really are: invaluable business partners. Administrative professionals may still work with notebooks, but unlike the blank lined pages of the 1970s, today's notebooks feature DVD drives and wireless Internet technology. And no one is afraid to find a mouse on his or her desk these days! Forget the stereotypical image of someone who has to wait to be told what to do. Today's administrative professionals are key individuals who are extremely organized and full of initiative.

The Canada Safeway store in Camrose is once again raising funds for the Easter Seals and Camrose Special Olympics program. Shoppers may support Easter Seals and Camrose Special Olympics by making donations at the tills throughout the month of April. The Canada Safeway store in Camrose raised $4,477 for Easter Seals and Special Olympics in April,

2012, and by the middle of the campaign this year had raised $2,571. As a way of saying thanks for the support, Safeway served cake at a table set up in the store by Easter Seals April 13. Pictured left to right are: Naomi Rust (front) and Cheryl Carter, from Camrose Special Olympics, Safeway staff members Cindy Fox, Dierdra Friesen and Jenny Coombs, Chris Mannen (seated), from Easter Seals,

and Safeway store manager Jack Lowe. The Camrose Special Olympics program will be setting up a table in the store this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help with the fundraising and promote what it does. Shoppers who purchase tickets from Easter Seals and the Camrose Special Olympics program have the chance to win an Easter wagon overflowing with candy and toys.


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Rethinking rural development Second Thought

When people discuss policies for rural development, they often raise the “3 C’s” as solutions: Competition, Collaboration, and Capacitybuilding. All three of these seem to be unquestionably good things. In fact, though, while these three dynamics may produce short-term economic growth and prosperity, they can also produce dangerous inequalities that are rarely taken into account. This is particularly relevant for rural communities, where both external and internal factors (like globalization, urbanization and the shift to agri-business) create very real issues, and are also linked to declining incomes, health, employment and environmental quality. This emphasis on competition, collaboration and capacity-building reinforces a “help them help themselves” approach for rural Canada, but this also means that responsibility for such matters as health, employment, poverty and the environment is shifted to local governments. Since local governments do not have the tax resources central governments have at their disposal, it is very likely that standards and services will deteriorate, even as communities “build capacity”. There is another problem as well. As budgets, and services, contract, the policy response tends to be: (1) “communities” are the solution; (2) capacity-building helps communities create “better” solutions; and (3) better solutions are arrived at through competition. This creates a double-edged sword – rural and regional development is devolved to local communities, yet the fundamental decisions that determine the strengths or weaknesses of rural economies are not made by people in the rural communities themselves. Rather, they are increasingly made by corporations or by individual entrepreneurs who have no interest in the wellbeing of the communities affected by their decisions. While rural communities are expected, with limited resources, to “help themselves” deal with

Lars K. Hallstrom, Director, Alberta Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities, Associate Professor, Political Studies, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta.

challenges created by the decisions of others, they actually have little influence on these decisions. To some extent, this approach is ‘justified’ by the notion that Western settler farmers are self-sufficient, hard-working and independent people who like nothing better than to have responsibilities downloaded upon them. What really determines the emphasis of the 3 C’s, though, is the broader ideological imperative of our time to undermine the power of large collective groups, so that both individuals and small communities become self-governing, autonomous actors who have become convinced of, accept, and willingly engage in, the realization that any responsibility for improving the conditions of their existence lie solely with themselves. Such a realization requires citizens or communities to take on an expanded range of socio-economic obligations, but also places the burden of “failure” squarely on their shoulders as well. Communities are encouraged, or required, to gain the capacity and skills necessary to “help themselves” by reducing capacity deficits and remedying the perceived deficiencies of the community, and its citizens, in order to compete for increasingly

scarce government resources, grants, tax-payers, industrial and private investment and services. However, when the community “fails” to compete effectively enough in securing these much sought-after (and often diminishing) resources, the failure conveniently becomes the fault of the community and its people. Given these broad patterns, what are the options for rural communities in Canada? Increasingly, people in rural communities think that “choosing rural” should not be synonymous with “choosing less.” However, in Canada, we have not seen the protests, concerts and other forms of activism sparked by rural decline that have appeared in other countries, with the exception of some Aboriginal and northern communities. The decline of rural Canada appears to be accepted by most Canadians as a “done deal” an unfortunate sideeffect of the interaction of globalization, urban growth and economic competition. Engagement, participation and active citizenship all have the potential to bear fruit as rural citizens seek to reclaim the authority and autonomy of their own communities. However, we should be aware that there is also the potential for community-based policy to shape the direction, action and role of rural communities as a sector of government itself. In other words, community and community-based policy become a way to link the (usually) positive values of rural communities with the (less positive) values and structures of neoliberalism in order to establish, maintain and reinforce political and economic objectives. In other words, community, and the “3 Cs” noted above, become a method of governing. Such a method is a practice of “governing at a distance” that perpetuates the illusion of autonomy, responsibility and capacity, while simultaneously supporting an implicit agenda of markets, competition, individualism and deregulation, along with the numerous inequalities they produce.

Wasn't that Grand?

Camrose Camerata won the Rose Bowl trophy at the Camrose and District Music Festival's grand concert April 20. Members of Camerata who are holding the trophy are: (left to right) Sandra Schole, Sharon Hazen, Lawrence Bergquist, Cathy Kennedy, Nola Hutchinson, Katelyn Palo, Darryl Dewalt and Joy-Anne Murphy, director. Members of Camrose Camerata who are not in the photo are: Donna Schroeder, Ioan Jober, Mia Dennis, Melissa Skretting, Sarah Skinner, Barb Ganske, Marilyn Murray, Danielle Mohr, Sylvia Lyon, Rob MacMillan, Peter Skretting, Ron Flamand, Joshua Mohr and Lowell Dahlman.

Kendra Bell and Darian Yurkoski performed Sisters, by I. Berlin, at the Camrose and District Music Festival's grant concert.

Ethan Harty performed St. Anne's Reel, Traditional, at the Camrose and District Music Festival grand concert.

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Toyota Tacoma Performance and versatility

Geoff Skakun Toyota City By Dan Jensen

The 2013 Tacoma at Toyota City, Wetaskiwin provides sporty performance and surprising versatility â&#x20AC;&#x201C; backed by Toyota's reputation for building trucks that conquer the toughest weather and driving conditions on the planet. "Whether it's work or fun there is a Toyota Tacoma for every need," said Geoffrey Skakun, from Toyota City. Toyota Tacoma is available with four-cylinder or V6 engines, manual or automatic transmissions, 4x2 or 4x4 drive trains, Access Cab or Double Cab configurations, and five-foot or six-foot cargo beds. Four-cylinder Tacoma models feature a 2.7 litre engine that develops 159 peak horsepower and up to 180 lb.-ft. of torque, coupled to a choice of five-speed manual transmission or four-speed automatic ECT transmission with lockup torque converter. The estimated fuel consumption for the fourcylinder is just 8.8 litres per 100 km with the manual transmission and 9.4 litres per 100 km with the automatic. Four-cylinder models feature the four-person Access Cab and a choice of 4x2 or 4x4 drive trains. For more power, Tacoma models equipped with Toyota's 4.0 litre V6 generate 236 peak horsepower and up to 266 lb.-ft. of torque, paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or five-speed Super ECT automatic transmission with lockup torque converter. V6 models feature 4x4 drive trains and a choice of four-person Access Cab or five-passenger Double Cab. Estimated fuel consumption with the Tacoma V6 is 12.1 litres per 100 km with the manual transmission and 11.4 litres per 100 km with the automatic transmission. All engines feature Variable Valve Timing with intelligence, Sequential Multiport Electronic Fuel Injection, Electronic Throttle Control System with Intelligence, and other systems to maximize power and efficiency under all load conditions.

The Tacoma's suspension system delivers offroad driving confidence while providing a surprisingly comfortable ride on the open road. All Tacoma models feature an independent double wishbone front suspension with gas shock absorbers, coil springs and a stabilizer bar, plus a leaf spring rear suspension with gas shocks. Safety is always standard on every Tacoma, so every Tacoma features six airbags (dual-stage driver and front passenger, front seat mounted side, and roll-sensing front and rear head/side curtain), plus Active Front Headrests with Whiplash Protection, anchor points for child seats, and a direct tire pressure monitoring system. As with every new Toyota since 2011, the 2013 Tacoma is also standard equipment with the six active safety technologies of the Star Safety System: Antilock Brake System, Brake Assist, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Vehicle Stability Control, Active Traction Control, and Smart Stop Technology work together to help drivers avoid potential accident situations. 4x2 Tacoma models feature rear-wheel-drive with an auto-limited slip rear differential, while 4x4 models feature on-demand 4WD with an auto-limited slip/auto disconnecting rear differential, two-speed transfer case, and one-touch

4WD control with incabin indicator, making it easy to switch between RWD and 4WD, even on the fly. All Tacomas are generously equipped with comfort and convenience features, including: air conditioning, power door locks, power windows with driver-side auto down function, a tilting/ telescoping steering column, plenty of thoughtful in-cabin storage, a digital clock, 12-volt accessory power outlet, front tow hook, dual exterior mirrors, rear step bumper, removable tailgate, tiedown cleats, a double-wall composite cargo bed, a 3,500 lb. towing capacity, two-speed wipers with mist feature, and more. New for this year, all Tacoma models feature a six-speaker, 6.1-inch display audio system with integrated Bluetooth connectivity, auxiliary radio and USB inputs. The 4x4 Double Cab V6 may be enhanced with a choice of five available option packages. The SR5 Power Package adds 6,500 lbs. of towing capacity on manual transmission models, plus trailer-sway control system, 7-pin trailer wire harness and Class IV weight distribution hitch, an engine oil cooler, a transmission cooler, upgraded alternator, 16-inch aluminum alloy wheels, LED brake lamps, chrome grille and rear bumper, leather wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, metallic dash accents, and illuminated entry. The Limited Package, new for 2013, builds on the SR5 Power Package with 18-inch chrome wheels, a premium JBL Audio system with subwoofer, extension audio with navigation and enhanced voice recognition, SMS-tospeech and e-mail-to-speech capabilities, access to phone book and streaming audio via Bluetooth, heated front sport seats with front seat back pockets, Softex trimmed seating, garage door opener, chrome mirrors with integrated signal lamps, fog lamps with chrome surround, chrome finished door handles and Limited badging.

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Local girls challenge for roster spots By Murray Green

Six teams will be battling in the 2013 ATB Alberta Challenge trophy in Medicine Hat at the Family Leisure Centre on May 2 to 5. The female hockey tournament brings together the top U16 players into six teams representing two regional zones from across the province. South Coyotes, South Flyers, South Lightning, North Predators, North Red Wings and North Royals will compete in a short-term tournament. The rosters are made up of 20 athletes, three coaches, a coach mentor, a director of operations and a trainer. The North Royals have three local players on their roster. Defenceman Taylor Kezama

of Camrose, forward Jillian MacWilliam of Hay Lakes and forward Mikaela Reay of Bashaw will be competing for a provincial camp tryout. Taylor played for the bantam double-A Bulldogs, Jillian played for the female bantam Cubs and midget Grizzlies provincial winning team and Mikeaka played for the Red Deer triple-A female squad. “The ATB Alberta Challenge has gone through some changes in 2013. The biggest change is the drafting of the six teams from two large regional selection camps, three from the south and three from the north,” said U16 female program coordinator, Grant Glowinski. “It promises to bring a whole new level of compe-

tition and excitement, something we are all looking forward to.” It all begins in April every other year with players trying out at the regional selection camps. Each of the 120 athletes playing in the ATB Alberta Challenge is competing for one of 60 invitations to the U16 female provincial camp. The camp is the final stage in the first year of the Team Alberta program. It provides all players, coaches, trainers and referees an equal opportunity to discover the great qualities of competitive hockey in a wellorganized select team competition. The program is held in years opposite the Alberta Winter Games.

Hauser’s Home Hardware Building Centre won the Challenge Cup at the 16th annual Centra Cam Bowl-a-thon. Accepting the trophy were Angie Arksey, Rob Hauser, Lane Schneider and David Sjerven, front, of Hauser’s Home Hardware Building Centre. Submitted

Centra Cam held a successful Bowl-a-thon on Friday, March 8. A total of 94 bowlers enjoyed a great afternoon of fun and friendly competition. The bowlers included Centra Cam clients and staff and members of the challenge teams. There were great prizes donated by local businesses. Centra Cam’s 16th annual Bowl-a-thon raised over $22,000 through the fantastic support of the people of Camrose and local businesses. Each year, the support for the Bowl-a-thon continues to grow. The main goals of the Bowl-a-thon are to increase awareness of Centra Cam's programs and raise funds to offset rising costs. The team from Hauser’s Home Hardware Building Centre raised over $2,000 to win the 11th annual Centra Cam Challenge Cup. The team from Camrose Insurance Services finished second and Camrose County placed third. The team from Battle River Credit Union raised over $2,800 to win the eighth annual Bank Challenge Cup. Also competing for the Bank Challenge Cup were teams from Scotiabank, CIBC, Bank of Montreal and the Royal Bank. The Bowl-a-thon is our major annual fund-raising event. Centra Cam Clients, staff and board members thank the community for sponsoring our bowlers on their pledge sheets, donating prizes and being so very supportive of this important annual event.


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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. NEED PARKING SPACE/ SPRING CLEAN-UP – Get rid of your unwanted vehicles. Free removal. Same day service in most cases. Cash for some older models, 30s - 60s. Call Ken, 780-878-1212 or 780-672-6333. 2003 GMC ENVOY SLT XL – Full load w/leather, DVD, new Clarion stero, seats eight, 147,000 km. PREMIUM CONDITION! Maintenance receipts available. Asking $9,800. 780-679-7109. 2003 HONDA ODYSSEY – Fully loaded, including set of winter tires/wheels, and rear bike rack. 240,000 km., $6,500. Ph. 780- 608-0796.

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2007 JAYCO JAYFLIGHT TRAVEL TRAILER – 27 ft. length. Jack & Jill Bunk model. Sleeps nine. Complete with air conditioning, microwave, DVD player, large fridge. Very clean unit in excellent condition. Asking $15,500 obo. Ph. 780-672-0529 after 6:00 p.m. RARE FLEETWOOD ORBIT 27 FT. BUMPER PULL TYPE TRAILER – Full 4’ x 16’ slider, heated tanks, inside/outside stereo system, gas/electric fridge, water heater. Outside barbecue connector, lots of storage inside and out. $14,900 obo. Ph. 780-679-8901. 2001 JAYCO DESIGNER 32 ft. triple slide 5th wheel. Excellent condition, $16,900 obo. For more information phone 780-679-9404. 1993 WILDERNESS by FLEETWOOD 27.5 FIFTH WHEEL with slide. Rubber roof, a/c vents run through ceiling. Lots of cabinets. Loaded with all options. All appliances work great. Always winterized. In great shape! GVWR is 3,911 kg. Half-ton towable. Very clean. Asking $8,500 obo. Ph. 780878-1423, 780-608-7495 or 780- 672-9710. 2004 DAMON INTRUDER CLASS A MOTORHOME – 8.1L gas engine, work horse custom chassis, Allison transmission. Htd. holding tanks, fully contained plumbing system. Fully equipped coach with many extras. 36.9 ft., two slides. Well maintained. Call 780-374-2244 or 780-678-9421.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 31 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs WEDDING DRESS MISTAKE? – If your error was putting it on once, fix the mistake. Sell your dress with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. ROTARY BLACK TIE EVENT – Saturday, May 4, Norsemen Inn, 6505-48 Ave., Camrose, 5:30 p.m. - 12:01 a.m. $100/ticket (50% tax deductible receipt issued). Help the Rotary Club of Camrose raise $100,000 to help build the $500,000 Rotary Community Youth Centre to replace the current Scout Hall. Event features dinner, two bingo games, live and silent auction. FUN, FUN, FUN! Call 780-608-8283 or email: rotaryblacktie@gmail.com for tickets. BRIDAL SHOWER for Carey Graham, bride-elect of Greg Loesch, on Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m. at Ohaton Hall. THE CAMROSE SENIOR SOCIETY AGM will be held April 30 at 9:30 a.m. at Mirror Lake Centre. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information call 780-672-7022.

CAMROSE BUFFALOES FOOTBALL Minor Football Registration April 25 and 26, May 2 and 3 From 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Rotunda, Max McLean Arena Atom, Peewee and Bantam For information see: www.camrosebuffaloes.com or ph. Pam, 780-582-4257, evenings

WANTED WILL ACCEPT OLD VEHICLES, machinery, scrap iron, etc. Car batteries (will pay for). Call 780-672-6917 or 780-686-5211.

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ANNUAL SPRING SENIOR CHOIR FESTIVAL to be held at Mirror Lake Centre on Friday, April 26, starting at 1:00 p.m. Choirs from other communities as well as our own Golden Tones. Refreshments to follow. Tickets at the door, $7. ST. ANDREWS’ ANGLICAN C H U RC H – 4713 -5 0 St . M u f fin Mania and Mini Garage Sale. Muffin and coffee: $3. Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Proceeds for church projects. STRAWBERRY TEA AND BAKE SALE – Grace Lutheran Church, corner of 50 Ave. and 53 St., Saturday, May 4, 2 - 4 p.m. Sponsored by Faith Life Financial. Everyone welcome. BRIDAL SHOWER – For Kim Thirsk and Dalles Turnbull, Sunday, May 5, 3:00 p.m. at Kelsey Community Hall. THE CANADIAN COUNTRY LEGENDS will be in KILLAM on Sunday, April 28, 2:00 p.m. Tickets at the door or pre-buy at S. James Agencies or at Guardian Drugs Free coffee and cookies at Intermission!

2ND BEST PAINTER IN TOWN – 30 years’ experience for all your painting needs. Call Rick the Painter, 780-672-0391.

R U G R AT S A N N UA L MOTHERS’ DAY BREAKFAST – Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. - 12 noon, Round Hill Community Centre.

CRACKMASTER CAMROSE Is looking for a Glass Installer We are looking for someone with glass repair, replacement and installation experience in automotive, residential and commercial settings. This individual will be installing windshields, repairing rock chips, cutting and installing all types of glass and mirror, measuring and installing commercial and residential windows. Must have glass experience and be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and be a team player. This is a full-time position, Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Health and dental benefits. Please submit resumé in person to: CRACKMASTERS CAMROSE 3831-44 Ave., Bay E Camrose, AB Email: crackms@telus.net Fax: 780-672-5902 Call Wilf/Tammi at 780-672-5200 with questions

PERSONAL DRINKING A PROBLEM? Alcoholics Anonymous, call 780672-9903. LOST THAT LOVING FEELING? Find it with a personal ad in The Camrose Booster classifieds. Ph. 780-672-3142. LONELY 50-YEAR-OLD GENTLEMAN – Looking for a girlfriend. 780-672-2755, 780679-9228.

PETS/PET SUPPLIES BATTLE RIVER VETERINARY SERVICES Practice Limited to Companion Animals Experienced Professionals Providing Quality Care and Service 780-672-6999 5208-51 Avenue, Camrose GOT PUPPIES? If that sneaky dog of the neighbour’s has been over lately and you’ve got a litter of puppies to prove it... move them fast with a Camrose Booster classified ad. Ph. 780-672-3142. SPRING BUY, SELL, TRADE DAY – For all bird breeders and other small animals. Location: Liquidation World parking lot, Saturday, May 4, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. For information call Dirk, 780-672-7386, 780679-7089.

TO GIVE AWAY FREE: 32” TV and black stand with glass doors. 780-672-6616.

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Class 1, 2 or 4 Drivers for Taxi Less than 4 demerits Friendly personality Good driving habits, experience P/T, F/T, Days or Nights Police information check required ROSE CITY TAXI 780-672-1003

SU M M ER STU DENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Daysland and District Cultural Arts Society is looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated student, interested in theatre arts to promote and coordinate a Summer Theatre Arts Program at the Daysland Palace Theatre. Duration of the position is May 13 - Aug. 16, 2013. The student must have his/her own vehicle. Mail resumés to DaysArts, Box 546, Daysland, AB T0B 1A0, or email sharon@daysarts.ca. For more information, contact Sharon at 780374-2403 or sharon@daysarts.ca

PART-TIME ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT Work from own home office. International beef company, H.O. Camrose, requires high-energy applicant proficient with Excel, systems development, customer service, A/P, A/R, inventory and budgets. Time management, organization and good communication skills required. QuickBooks experience an asset. High speed internet required for server-based programs. Resumés to: info@beef.ca EXPERIENCED FRAMERS NEEDED Minimum experience of two years. Wages negotiable. Ph. 780-781-5701

SUPER-B DRIVER WANTED for summer asphalt season. Work is full-time seasonal from approximately the end of May to end of October. Competitive wages plus room and meal allowance. Must have clean Class 1 diver’s license with Super-B experience. Fax resumé to: Attn., Darcy at 780374-2153, or call 780-878-4217.

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JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-678-1847 (cell), Tom.

CAMROSE ELKS’ LODGE – Small and large groups, catering available. Two levels. Newly renovated. For info, call 780-672-4326, ask for Gerry. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL FOR RENT, Ph. 780672-8620.

WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888. 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 LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, owners PHONE 780-679-9134 McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose 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 TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you. LILY & ZELDA’S SECOND HAND SHOP & BISTRO Main Street, Daysland (Next to ATB) Ph. 780-374-3996 MATT’S FRAMING Residential and Commercial Will frame houses, garages, shops Reasonable rates Call 780-781-5701 for your free estimate CLEAN & GREEN YARD CARE – Now booking Spring Clean-up. Power raking, aerating, fertilizing, edging. ALSO BOOKING LAWN MAINTENANCE. Ph. 780-672-9426.

FOR RENT ADS NOW UPLOADED TO The Camrose Booster Website DAILY! CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695 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 EVERGREEN APARTMENTS 4718-46 Street, Camrose 2-bedrooms available Call avenue living today 780-672-2242 ONE AND TWO-BEDROOM APT. SUITES – Recently renovated. In quiet adult building with balcony. Close to downtown. Available now. $650 - $750/mo. includes heat and water. No pets, smokers or partiers. Ph. 780672-5369. 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 SHERWOOD INN 4722-46 Street, Camrose Bachelor apts. available Call avenue living today 780-672-2242 ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, hot water, parking included Pet friendly In quiet surroundings All amenities within walking distance One- and Two-bedroom suites available Call office 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji


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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) NEWER TWO-BEDROOM FOUR-PLEX Suite includes five appliances and is close to downtown area. Phone Rick, 780-608-5000 or George, 780-678-7610. CONDO AVAILABLE FOR MAY 1 – In close proximity to downtown and university areas. 950 sq. ft. bi-level, five appliances, well kept. No smokers or partiers. Pets with permission. Rent $850/ mo., includes monthly condo fee. $850 DD. Call 587-984-0888, 780608-9371.

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

LIVESTOCK/FEED BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES – Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142. LIMOUSIN BULLS Yearlings, two-year-olds, blacks, reds. Quiet dispositions. Birth weights 75-95 lb. Most are polled. Yearlings from $1,800; Two-year-olds from $2,400. North Slope Farms Inc., Bawlf, AB 780-373-3449, 780-608-8258

MIRROR LAKE APTS. 4908-53 Street, Camrose 1 and 2-bedrooms available. Recently renovated. Call avenue living today 780-672-2242 HOUSE ONE BLOCK FROM AUGUSTANA – Three-bedroom suite up, three-bedroom suite down, shared laundry. Ph. 780-855-2240. TWO 2-BEDROOM SUITES in newer four-plex. All appliances including washer and dryer in each unit. One suite available May 1; one June 1. Call John, 780-608-7386. THREE ROOMS – Shared living space, $500/mo, per room includes utilities. Ph. 403-612-1586.

HOUSEHOLD TURN TABLE – Two speakers, etc. Your choice LPs. 780-672-0046.

AUCTIONS OLD / UNUSUAL SALE (Birds and Animals) Sunday, May 5 11:00 a.m. Horse and Tack sales First Thursday of the Month, 6 p.m. Trucking available. Thorsby Auction Mart Thorsby, AB 780-789-3915, 780-986-6468 780-986-1097

SECOND CUT HAY BALES FOR SALE – Alfalfa, Brome and Timothy cross. $5/bale. Call 780374-2381, leave message. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-yearolds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. BLACK ANGUS, MAINE ANJOU, MAINE /ANGUS CROSS BULLS for sale. Blacks, reds, polled, yearlings and two-yearolds. Semen tested. Will keep until needed. www.rusylviacattleco.com Rusylvia Cattle Co. Call Ken at 780741-2188 or 780-787-0237.

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WOW! GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY – Beautiful newer four-suite building in a quiet part of town. Live in one; rent the others. Ultra low maintenance, energy efficient, spare lot for future development. May consider house as part trade. Won’t last long! Ph. 780-608-3131. 21 MONTCALM AVE. – 1,092 sq. ft. three-bedroom bungalow. Open floor plan, natural finish birch cabinets and doors. 1.5 baths. Basement has family room w/ gas fireplace, bathroom w/shower, bedroom or hobby room as well as laundry and cold room. Beam central vacuum system. Extra large pie shaped lot backs onto green space. Single detached garage, garden shed, and RV pad with power. Price reduced to $257,900. Ph. 780-679-4117 or email: novadd@gmail.com 1,100 SQ. FT. FIVE-BEDROOM HOME – Nicely upgraded, finished up and down. Two bathrooms with en suite off master. Large utility room. Spacious, nicely groomed yard. Double detached garage, close to Jack Stuart School and playground. Asking $269,000. Please call 780-672-8315. FIVE-ACRE PARCEL FOR SALE IN SUB-DIVISION

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R EGI ST ER ED R ED ANGUS yearling and two-year old bulls for sale by private treaty. Top performance genetics in the industry, fed to last. Semen tested and ready to go! Catalogue at www.y3bar.com Leduc, AB. Ph. 780-718-8106.

SMALL TRAILER SALES BUSINESS FOR SALE – Located in Camrose. Good line of Canadian made equipment and cargo trailers. Ph. 780-672-8385.

BLACK ANGUS BULLS – Ph. 780-672-3555.

EXCELLENT STARTER OR REVENUE HOME on west side of Camrose. Three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, comes with five appliances. Beautiful engineered hardwood. Only five years old. Call Fran toll-free 1-855375-5022.

RED AND BLACK ANGUS YEARLING BULLS – For heifers, $1,800 ea. Ed and Blaine Davidson, Lougheed, AB. Ph. 780-384-2354, 780-888-2123 or 780-888-7585, cell.

WE BUY HOUSES! – That money pit getting you down? Estate sale going too slow? Avoid realtor fees, we pay cash and legal fees for your home. Email: dave2jon@telus.net

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Here’s a great offer for Booster readers…

For Sale Ads!

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.

12 km. west and 2 km. north of Camrose. Partially treed, fenced, services to property line. Asking $110,000 Phone: 780-672-6690 MIRROR LAKE LOCATION – Two + one bungalow in quiet crescent. Original hardwood on main floor. Lots of upgrades, large enclosed deck. Heated detached g a r a g e . B e a u t i f u l , fe n c e d , p r ivate backyard with garden area. RV parking. Now asking $225,000. Reasonable offers considered. Ph. 780-672-5596.

ATTENTION FAMILIES AND INVESTORS! – Three plus two-bedroom 1,100 sq. ft. house, at 5202-45 Ave., five minutes to Augustana. Basement suite w/separate entrance, $279,900. Ph. 780893-5853.

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MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 31 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs

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. SIX ESQUIRE PIN-UP GIRL CALENDARS – Old. $50 takes all. 780-672-7890. MAN’S MOUNTAIN BICYCLE – 21-spd., fair condition, $100. 780-678-4255. SAFETY FIRST STROLLER – Used once, $25. 780-608-2338. WESTERN PURSE – New, medium navy w/accents, crystals, $50. 780-781-4621. MAC TOOLS XL/XXL pink lady’s zip hoodie. New, $40. 780781-4621. HEELYS LADY’S – Size 9, white w/blue, new, $25. 780781-4621. TEDDY BEAR TEA SET – Hand painted, new, $20. 780781-4621. PORTABLE 7” DVD PLAYER – Rechargeable battery/AC, $25. 780-781-4621. DANNY HEATLEY OTTAWA JERSEY – XL/XXL, $100. 780781-4621. KODIAKS SLEMP JERSEY – Autographed, Size L, $100. 780781-4621. KODIAKS AUTOGRAPHED JERSEY – Size L, $100. 780781-4621. AUGUSTANA VIKINGS JERSEY – Autographed, Size XXL, $100, 780-781-4621. TRIPLE GUITAR STAND, NWT – $25. 780-781-4621.

ROUND HILL COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE – Saturday, May 4, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Please book tables in advance. Call 780672-7353.

Wise Owl Lookout Phone Frauds – You are told to phone a toll-free number to claim the prize. Instead, you are running up charges on your phone bill. Do not call! – the Camrose Wise Owl Program

Example: Girl’s bicycle, like new, $70. 555-555-5555 WRITE YOUR AD HERE: _____________________

PRICE REDUCED! 1970 FOUR-BEDROOM, TWOBATHROOM BUNGALOW for sale. Single heated, detached garage. Finished basement with large windows and separate furnace. Beautiful, quiet location across from park and walking paths with view of creek and golf course. Mature, secluded backyard with new deck. Perfect for first time buyer or revenue property. $269,000. Reasonable offers considered. Call 780878-1511 or, preferably, email: rufer44@hotmail.com

GARAGE SALES

PRICED TO SELL – Beautiful, newer five-bedroom open concept home on huge lot, 15 min. east of Camrose in Bawlf. Many tasteful upgrades. Just listed, asking $359,900. More info on Kijiji Ad ID 474949518. Call 780-781-7198.

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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

RETIRED COUPLE HAS 22-ACRE HOBBY FARM for sale backing onto Pipestone Creek between Millet and Wetaskiwin. Upgraded 1975. 1,494 sq. ft. bungalow with full basement, garage, quonset, root cellar, etc. Asking $469,900. Ph. 780993-4097.


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Flagstaff County invites tenders for the sale of the following heavy equipment: 1. 2010 John Deere 275 Disk Mower, seven disks SN 1E00275XV9A361009, used for two seasons in the Roadside Mowing Program The item can be viewed at the County shop in Sedgewick and will be sold on an “as is” basis. Please send bids in a sealed envelope marked “DISK MOWER TENDER” to Flagstaff County, Box 358, Sedgewick, AB T0B 4C0. Closing date for bidding on items is Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. For further information, please contact Andre Bonneau at 780-384-4138 (office), 780-385-6246 (cell) or abonneau@flagstaff.ab.ca

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News and Notices from The City of Camrose @CityofCamrose

www.camrose.ca 780-672-4426

RELOCATION OF CITY OF CAMROSE COUNCIL MEETINGS TO CAMROSE COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS Effective May 6, 2013 Committee of the Whole Council Meetings, Regular Council Meetings, and any Special Council Meetings will be held at the Camrose County Council Chambers situated at 3755-43 Avenue in Camrose. The change in meeting location is due to the demolition of the existing City Hall and the construction of a new City Hall at the existing City Hall Site (5204-50 Avenue). To view the 2013 Council Meeting Schedule, please visit the City of Camrose Website www.camrose.ca

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of ROBERT WALTER JENSEN, who died on January 12, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by May 24, 2013, and provide details of your claim to KNAUT JOHNSON FRANCOEUR LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, 4925-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S4 – ATTENTION: LARRY J. JOHNSON If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of THOMAS BRENT KROEGER, who died on June 22, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by May 30, 2013, and provide details of your claim to KNAUT JOHNSON FRANCOEUR LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, 4925-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S4 – ATTENTION: LARRY J. JOHNSON If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

For more information, please contact City Hall at 780-672-4426.

NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMITS ISSUED 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 Bylaw #2567/07, the Land Use Bylaw 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 obtianed 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 # DP3693

Land Description Plan Block Lot 8221084 02 9A

Civic Address Development 3731-42 Avenue

Change of use to include Auction sales and Storage.

Augustana salutes top athletes By Murray Green

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of NORMA MARION TYLER, who died on February 23, 2013. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by May 24, 2013, and provide details of your claim to KNAUT JOHNSON FRANCOEUR LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, 4925-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S4 – ATTENTION: LARRY J. JOHNSON If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of KENNETH SCHULTZ, late of Forestburg, Alberta, who died on September 21, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by May 23, 2013, 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.

Dan Hope receives Augustana's male athlete of the year award from hockey coach Blaine Gusdal at the Colour Night on April 13.

Kelsey Lund and Daniel Hope were named the female and male athletes of the year at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus at Colour Night on April 13. Kelsey was named to the ACAC first team north all-star squad this year and received player of the week honours on the Augustana team that lost only one league game and one playoff game all season. She is from Worsley and has been committed to the Augustana women’s basketball program as it improved each year with her leadership. Coach Leanne Shenton said, “I thought I didn't have a chance of getting her to Augustana because she wanted to play closer to home. But, I'm glad Kelsey chose to play here. This year we had a very strong team and her performance was extraordinary. Kelsey had 10 double-doubles, which means she scored at least 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in each of those 10 games. This is about half of our games. She had a game high of 32 points and 15 rebounds. And, she did this against some of the most competitive teams and important games of the season." Kelsey had a successful high school career on both the basketball and volleyball court. "Kelsey is an amazing athlete and plays basketball with a tremendous amount of heart,” said coach Shenton. "The phone has been ringing off the hook from CIS teams. She has never given an ounce of attitude. When I asked for something to be done, she

Kelsey Lund, left, accepts the trophy from coach Leanne Shenton.

replied, "I can do that." She has been really remarkable." Kelsey had a successful high school career on both the basketball and volleyball court as well. For the third consecutive year an Augustana hockey player has been selected as the Camrose athlete of the year. Daniel Hope is a fourth year Vikings' player from Kelvington, Saskatchewan, studying business economics. "He was one of my top recruits that I went after when I started with the Vikings," said coach Blaine Gusdal. "I made it impossible for him to turn me down. He was the assistant captain for three years and the captain this past year. He has been in the top six scorers in the league in all four years for us." Daniel played with the Melville Millionaires of the SJHL from 2007-09 as a team captain. In 2009, the Millionaires advanced to the league final. "In his first year on the Vikings he set a record of scoring 15 power play goals and has led in power play goals each season," added the coach.

This season, while sporting a 3.9 GPA (grade point average out of four), the captain of the Vikings was the leading scorer in the league and led his team with 18 goals, 25 assists. "Daniel has played in 112 straight games. He came to me after his junior career with a serious concussion and there was some concern whether he could play. He has played every single league and playoff game for us at Augustana," said the coach proudly. As a power play specialist, Daniel scored a league-leading nine power play goals. Hope is now the all-time career point leader for Vikings hockey in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference with 155 points. “I am extremely proud of Daniel and his accomplishments with Vikings hockey over the past four years. This is a fitting award for the consummate team leader,” said coach Gusdal. "He has been the leader in the hockey academy program with the Battle River School Division and helped coach with Camrose Minor Hockey."


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CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website www.county.camrose.ab.ca Email county@county.camrose.ab.ca

DUST CONTROL PROGRAM 2013 County residents desiring dust control on the County road adjacent to their property should apply, prior to April 30, 2013, to: Camrose County, Public Works Department 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday Applicants will be responsible for the approximate cost of $323.40 including GST per 100 m length of calcium chloride material applied to the road surface. Camrose County will no longer be phoning residents who previously had dust control. Residents are therefore required to visit the Public Works Department prior to April 30, 2013 to sign the application and pick up stakes (color will change this year). Please call 780-672-4449 if you have any questions.

BIRTHS To Amanda Karpluk and CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website www.county.camrose.ab.ca Email county@county.camrose.ab.ca

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BYLAW 1283 SUBDIVISION OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS

Pursuant to Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, the Council of Camrose County gives notice that it has given First Reading to Bylaw No. 1283 to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 1142 and Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1052. The purpose of this Bylaw is to amend Policy 1.3, 1.4 and 2 of Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 1052 and Sections 102 and 702 of Land Use Bylaw No. 1142 to allow Council to consider a second subdivision on agricultural lands, where the second parcel is an existing yard site that has been in place at least 10 years, is outside the Camrose IDP boundary and provided that no more than 3 parcels are created on the quarter section. Copies of the complete bylaw are available at the County Office during office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or online at www.county.camrose.ab.ca. Anyone affected by this amendment may make written submissions before 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The Public Hearing for Bylaw No. 1283 will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:15 a.m. in the County Council Chambers, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 3S8. Written submissions will be heard first, oral submissions will be heard as time permits. Steve Gerlitz, County Administrator

Jay Brooks, of Sedgewick, on April 13, a son. To Doug and Tara Wenstob, of Bawlf, on April 13, a daughter. To Katharina and David Doerksen, of Edberg, on April 14, a son.

DEATHS Donna Paulgaard,

of Hardisty, on April 16, at 70 years of age. Peter Stangowitz, of Camrose, on April 18, at 83 years of age. John "Jack" Young, of Camrose, on April 18, at 86 years of age.

Jr. High School dominates divisional badminton

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CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website www.county.camrose.ab.ca Email county@county.camrose.ab.ca

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BYLAW 1286 SECOND RESIDENCE REGULATIONS

Pursuant to Section 606 of the Municipal Government Act, the Council of Camrose County gives notice that it has given First Reading to Bylaw No. 1286 to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 1142. The purpose of this bylaw is to amend Land Use Bylaw No. 1142 to allow permanent second residences in the A – Agricultural District, RA – Restricted Agricultural District, CR2 – Large Lot Country Residential District and WP – Watershed Protection District. Temporary second residences are considered discretionary under the current bylaw. The proposed amendment allows permanent second residences in the A and RA districts if the parcel is over 10 acres in size as a permitted use. In addition, the Municipal Planning Commission may approve permanent second residence in the A, RA, CR2 and WP districts on lots over 5 acres in size. Second residences will not be allowed in any other district or on parcels less than 5 acres. Copies of the complete bylaw are available at the County Office during office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or online at www.county.camrose.ab.ca. Anyone affected by this amendment may make written submissions before 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The Public Hearing for Bylaw No. 1286 will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:45 a.m. in the County Council Chambers, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 3S8. Written submissions will be heard first, oral submissions will be heard as time permits. Steve Gerlitz, County Administrator

NOTICE TO: THOMAS SHEARS TAKE NOTICE THAT Civil Claim No. 12-110 was issued in The Provincial Court of Alberta, Civil Division by Syncrude Canada Ltd. of the City of Fort McMurray in the Province of Alberta claiming the sum of $6,350.66, plus interest and costs. If you dispute the Plaintiff’s claim, you are required to file a Dispute Note within 20 days of the publication of this Notice. A copy of the Civil Claim and Dispute Note may be obtained from the Clerk of the Provincial Court, Civil Division, 9700 Franklin Avenue, Fort McMurray, Alberta. DATED AT FORT MCMURRAY, ALBERTA THE 11TH DAY OF APRIL, 2013

By Murray Green

Charlie Killam School will be sending 25 badminton players to regional competition on April 25 in Camrose. The junior high school will host the mixed competition, the singles will be held at Community Fieldhouse and the doubles events will be at the Camrose Composite High School. "We were extremely happy with our athletes in the badminton tournament. To have that many athletes move on to regionals shows how hard they have worked," said athletics director Jayson Boyson, at Charlie Killam School. Continued on page 39

SCOUTS EXPRESS APPRECIATION The Sixth Camrose Scouts expressed appreciation to Hi-Way 13 Transport Ltd. for the support it has provided over the past year with the presentation of a plaque and a large supply of popcorn. Hi-Way 13 waives the cost of transporting boxes of popcorn to Camrose, which the Sixth Camrose Scouts sell as a fund-raiser in the months of September and October. Presenting the plaque and popcorn to Hi-Way 13 Transport Ltd. manager Kerry Anne O'Riordan (right) was Sixth Camrose Scouts leader Dianna Lindberg.


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Jr. High School dominates divisional badminton tournament in Camrose Continued from page 38 In Grade 7 girls singles Sydney Leslie (CKS) was first, Sarah Friend (Rosalind) came in second, Payton Findlay (CKS) was third and Tori Kushnerik (Our Lady of Mount Pleasant) finished fourth. Grade 7 boys' singles: 1. Andrew Hohm (CKS), 2. Lane Brockhoff (New Norway), 3. Ethan Reay (Bashaw) and 4. Eric Brausen (CKS). In Grade 7 girls' doubles Robyn Wegner/Dorthea Niehoff (CKS) were awarded first, Halley Hay/Riley Marler (Bawlf) placed second, Mackenzie Clark/ Megan Uglem (Bawlf) finished third and Hannah Gau / Nevada Adamson (CKS) were fourth. Grade 7 boys' doubles: 1. Jeremy Bourdages/Tristan Hewitt (Bashaw) 2. Jacob Siemens /Dustin Brown (NN), 3. Tyler Elder/Carson Weins (Bashaw) and 4. Jasper Robbins/Josh Watson (Bawlf). In Grade 7 mixed doubles the duo of Abby Fowler/ Daniel Matiushyk (CKS) won the event, Meghann Filipchuk/Davis Dewalt (CKS) placed second, Kaylynn Poirier/Kevin Quinzon (OLMP) were third and Angela Nagy/ Ethan Martinek (OLMP) were fourth. In Grade 8 girls' singles Karli Phillips (OL M P) won the event, Brittany Reed (OLMP) came in second, Bree Vollrath (Ros) placed third and Tanis Herzog (CKS) f inished fourth. Grade 8 boys' singles: 1. Parker Kelly (CK S), 2.Shawn Morin (Bawlf ), 3. Kyler Charchun (OLMP) and 4. Gaven Lohner (Ros). In Grade 8 girls' doubles Morgan Spruyt/Sarah Bernard (CKS) won the event, Kaylee Robitaille/Lauren Brager (Bawlf) placed second, Erin Keohane/Kaitlin Buttner (Bawlf) were third and Taylor Olson/ Jaden Olson (CKS) finished fourth. In Grade 8 boys' doubles: 1. Rhett Rook/Devin Heck (OLMP), 2. Cody Laskosky/ Chad Sieben (NN), 3. Max Abraham/Tanner Hoff (NN) and 4. Daine Milgate/Cole Lewis (CKS).

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SPARE SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS REQUIRED Do youâ&#x20AC;Ś â&#x20AC;˘ Want to earn some extra $$? â&#x20AC;˘ Want part-time employment that allows summers and Christmas off? â&#x20AC;˘ Like working with children? â&#x20AC;˘ Have a flexible schedule? â&#x20AC;˘ Want a job that allows you to take your preschooler to work with you? â&#x20AC;˘ Have a clean driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license? (no more than 3 demerits) â&#x20AC;˘ Want to become more involved in the School Community? Come and join our team of professional School Bus Drivers. We provide training for Class 2 license. For more information, please contact Karen Howard, Assistant Director of Transportation Battle River School Division #31 phone 780-679-5027

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Full-Time Bookkeeper APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITY We require an Accessory Installer for the upcoming RV season. Responsibilities include installing hitching, wiring and truck accessories. There will be an opportunity to begin an apprenticeship as a Recreation Vehicle Service Technician at the end of the season to the right applicant. The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of tools, shop safety and will be capable of moderate lifting. We offer competitive wages, benefits and a fun and fulfilling work environment with the opportunity for advancement. Please apply in person with resumĂŠ to Rob Hanoski.

Heavy Duty Mechanics We work on diesel engines. We do general truck repair. Ability to perform CVIs is an asset. Competitive salary and benefits. If you are interested in joining our progressive team, submit resumĂŠs by fax, email james@ ontrackinc.net or in person to James Kuntz.

â&#x20AC;˘ Must have minimum 3 yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; experience, preferably in QuickBooks â&#x20AC;˘ Able to answer multi-line phone and direct calls or inquiries from customers â&#x20AC;˘ Must be able to work independently, but will still provide help to the owner of the company when needed â&#x20AC;˘ Being able to multi-task and switch between companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s databases â&#x20AC;˘ Have good communication skills to correspond with employees, vendors and customers to ensure accuracy of documents received â&#x20AC;˘ Able to meet deadlines and work efficiently Competitive wages and benefits Email resumĂŠ to Nicole@bowrayneholdings.com or Fax to 780-672-0797

Tornado Hydrovacs, a division of Petrofield Industries is accepting resumes for our Assembly Department:

Industrial Painters, Labourers, and Electrical Technicians Our company has an enthusiastic, fast-paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Please forward resumĂŠ to: hr@petrofield.com or fax 403-742-5544

Carillion Canada Inc. is currently seeking

Junction of Highways 13 and 21, West of Camrose

Phone (780)672-6868 Fax: (780)672-7616 james@ontrackinc.net

ontrack@ontrackinc.net

SEASONAL LABOURERS for Camrose, Viking, Killam Job Duties: General labour including cracksealing and flagging but may include checking road, picking garbage, etc. Carillion Canada Inc. offers competitive wages. Applicants must have a good driving record and a valid Class 5 driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. First Aid Certification is an asset or willing to obtain. Carillion maintains a substance abuse policy. Fax applications to location of choice: Carillion Canada Inc. Camrose fax: 780-679-5070 Killam fax: 780-385-7150 Viking fax: 780-336-7070


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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 the following positions for 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

• Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

Hiring the following positions for 796005 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 6602-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

• Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 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 resumé at either Camrose store

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FT Licensed Stylist Salon Manager Competitive Wages High Earning Potential on Commission Very Busy Salon Clientele Provided Come and be a part of our professional and friendly team! Call Marty at 780-913-9897 Fax resumé to 403-266-4599 Email to joyce.firstchoice@gmail.com Or drop it off at our salon 164, 6800-48 Avenue, Camrose

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Attention College Students!

PARTS DEPARTMENT We are looking for a sales associate to join our parts department. Responsibilities include retail sales, stocking shelves, receiving parts shipments, etc. The successful candidate will be outgoing, good with people, computer literate, capable of multitasking and working unsupervised. RV experience is not necessary, training will be provided. We offer competitive wages and a busy and fun work environment. Please apply in person with resumé to Michelle Hanoski.

FULL-TIME HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC

The County of Stettler is seeking a full-time Heavy Duty Mechanic, to work in a positive and friendly atmosphere. Applicants should be familiar with varieties of on and off-road equipment, including, but not limited to, half-tons, gravel trucks, trailers, road construction and various other vehicles. The requirements for this position are listed below: • self-motivated, positive attitude with the ability to comprehend, work and communicate effectively with others • open-mindedness to learning new tasks • supply own tools and toolbox • sitting, kneeling, lifting, walking, and laying for extended periods of time • work independently • the ability to withstand related deadlines and pressures • general computer skills, reading text, written communication, CVIP experience The salary for this full-time position is commensurate with experience and is supplemented by a comprehensive benefit package. Apprentices will be considered. Please respond in confidence to Kerry George, Shop Foreman For the above noted position; please submit resumé, including three professional (job related) references, along with current 5-year driver’s abstract. Candidates selected will provide a criminal record check prior to commencement of work. Resumés and supporting documents may be mailed or handdelivered to: County of Stettler No. 6 6602-44 Avenue, PO Box 1270 STETTLER, Alberta T0C 2L0 or emailed to: kgeorge@stettlercounty.ca (word or PDF format) We thank all for their interest in the County of Stettler No. 6, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

VILLAGE OF BAWLF Water and Sewer Services The Village of Bawlf is looking for an individual to assist with the Village’s water and sewer operations on a casual basis. The ideal candidate would possess the following characteristics: • Willing and able to learn the water treatment plant and sewer lift station operational systems. • Willing and able to learn the daily procedures of testing and treating the well water. • Document meter readings at the water treatment plant and the sewer lift station on occasional weekends. • Be interested in working toward acquiring the Small Water and Wastewater Systems Certification. Basic training would be provided by the current water and sewer operator. Rate of pay will be between $16 and $18/hour. Questions may be directed to the Village Manager at 780-373-3797. Please submit your resumé with a cover letter by May 24, 2013 to the Village of Bawlf by: Mail: Box 40, Bawlf, AB T0B 0J0 Fax: 780-373-3798 Email: vilbawlf@syban.net

Locksmith required Our established and well-known small business needs another great set of hands. Talented hands must be interfaced to a mind noted for problem-solving and mechanical ability. We need a locksmith. Though our preference would be to hire someone previously trained, we will consider providing on-the-job training to a greenhorn displaying the right mix of aptitude and attitude. Front line customer service is a primary function of this role so good interpersonal skills are essential. If you’re the right person for this career-oriented opportunity and know you are the right fit to blend in with our dedicated team of pleasant and knowledgeable customer service oriented professionals – prepare your resumé and cover letter and drop off, fax or email to locksmiths@windwoodgroup.net as soon as possible. While we appreciate everyone who applies, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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Petition gaining momentum By Dan Jensen

A Facebook page set up April 17 with the goal of gaining support for a new aquatic centre in Camrose is gaining momentum. Camrose New Aquatic Centre had, as of last Friday, received more than 971 "likes" and 30 written messages. An on-line petition that was included on the page had received 91 signatures. Cathie Johnson, who posted one of the comments, said Camrose is in desperate need of a new aquatic centre, but not just a leisure pool. "Please make sure it has a pool that can be used for hosting tournaments and synchro programs," said Johnson. "Leduc is a great one to look at." Other posters noted that Camrose is long overdue for a new swimming pool. Cheryl Olson-Hayes said her family travels to Sherwood Park or Leduc to swim. "This pool has very little to offer a family. The water is so cold my youngest can't even concentrate on his swimming lessons because he is too busy freezing. I think for a community this size we should have a pool that can support swim meets and a pool that has something to offer children. I also would like to see swimming lessons on the weekends for older children; if kids are in any sort of activities after school it is very hard to squeeze in swimming lessons during the week. Seriously it is about time we get a pool that can accommodate this community!" Tammy Schmidt King said city residents should speak out to where their property tax money is allocated. "A commitment to build a new City Hall resulted in Greg Wood's resignation. All the funds needed haven't been received yet. My family would support a new pool. A new City Hall benefits very few people." Camrose Leisure Services general manager and acting City manager Paul Nielsen said there is nothing really wrong with the Aquatic Centre. "It is a little bit over 30 years old but it is in good shape and it is functional. We have some issues with our building envelope – roof leaks and those sorts of things which we continue to budget for correcting – and we work away at that as we can." Nielsen said the attendance at the Camrose Aquatic Centre has grown over the last three years. "That the attendance has grown is a credit to our staff because it is programs that bring people to the facility not the facility itself." The City of Camrose has included money in the budget to hire an engineering firm to conduct an assessment of the Camrose Aquatic Centre and provide a report on what can be done in terms of a major upgrade or renovation. "If they say it is going to cost almost as much to do an upgrade as it is to build a new one then that is something council is going to have to deal with," said Nielsen. "Certainly there are some other capital project priorities going on as we speak that are taking precedence at this point in time in our budgeting process."


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CAMROSE COUNTY 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449 Website www.county.camrose.ab.ca Email county@county.camrose.ab.ca

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (Pursuant to Article 16 of the IUOE Collective Agreement) PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

JOB FAIR

POSITION: Summer Student CLASS: STEP Labour CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: • As per Camrose County’s policies and the Collective Agreement with the IUOE Local 955. • Works under the Labour Foreman as a general labourer • QUALIFICATIONS: • Minimum valid Class 5 Driver’s License • Knowledge of Camrose County • Ability to work effectively with other employees and the public • Physical capability to perform some heavy manual tasks • Available to work non-regular hours if required HOURS OF WORK: As per section six (6) “Hours of Work” of the Collective Agreement with I.U.O.E. local 955.

Saturday, April 27 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A great opportunity to find what Walmart has to offer. Many full- and part-time positions available. See us in-store for details – See you there!

COMPETITION CLOSING DATE: April 26, 2013 Employees interested in Public Works Labour are requested to submit their application to:

Walmart Supercentre 400, 6800-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-608-1211

Graham Backus, Manager of Public Works Camrose County 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Employees interested in Parks Labour are requested to submit their application to: Mark Millang, Manager of Agricultural and Environmental Services Camrose County 4728-41 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 0Z6

HARDISTY, ALBERTA

HYDROVAC OPERATOR/DRIVER Do you want to be part of a ground breaking team that offers great working conditions, comprehensive compensation and have fun at the same time? We are currently looking for the right people to fill the position(s) of operator/driver in the hydrovac/vac industry to service the tank farm in Hardisty, Alberta. We are a different kind of hydrovac company – we strive to do the best job possible at all times for our customers. The people we are looking for are self-motivated, take pride in their work and feel a sense of accomplishment on a job well done. If you believe you have the right attitude for the job requirements, please apply with confidence to hr@reconna.ca or fax to 780.888.2211. Thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

NorQuest College is Alberta’s leader in academic upgrading and English language training And we’re right here in Camrose. Why go anywhere else? If you need to upgrade your marks or improve your English language skills for further education or employment, NorQuest College is your best choice. Our experience, flexible delivery options, supports and local campus help ensure your success. Don’t wait – start this Spring!

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Insurance Services Company recruiting in Donalda and surrounding area. Venipuncture experience required. Contact: careers@watermarkinsurance.com

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Broker’s Marine & Sport Ltd. With business growing, we need additional conscientious and reliable help at our sales counter. Depending on the day, you may be called on to help answer phones, invoice or provide customer service. Your job may be to help create or maintain merchandise displays. At other times, you may be called on to keep our sales floor mopped and gleaming, or our motorbikes and sleds shining. Job entails working some Saturdays. If this entry-level opportunity position sounds appealing to you, contact Nicole Macleod or drop off resumé at… 4726-41 Street Camrose 780-672-9127


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IT Systems Technician

SUPREME INTERNATIONAL

P.O. Box 6450, 6010-47 Street Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 2G2

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIST Permanent Full-Time KEY RESPONSIBLITIES: Drawing updates using 3D CAD, compiling BOMs, assisting with product enhancements and developments, updating parts catalogues. QUALIFICATIONS: Diploma in Technical Engineering, working knowledge of Inventor is considered an asset, excellent attention to detail, communication orally and written, problem solving skills. Submit resume to: Reference # SILT0313 hr@supremeinternational.com Fax # (780) 352-6597 Visit us at www.supremeinternational.com We thank all applicants; only those selected will be contacted. No phone calls please.

As a member of the IT team, the IT Systems Technician will provide support for our walk in and corporate clients. This is a full-time, permanent position out of our Camrose, AB office. Key Responsibilities: • Identify/Troubleshoot issues with Systems including Workstations, Laptops, Tablets and Smart Phones • Communicate with clients to inform them of what their issues are and how they can be solved • Quote repairs and new equipment to our clients in a timely manner • Interact with our channel suppliers to order equipment for our clients or IT projects • Support co-workers as required • Occasional onsite work may be needed

Education: • Certificate or Diploma in the Computer or IT industry • Additional Certifications would be an asset

Knowledge: • Strong understanding of Microsoft, Apple and Droid Operating Systems • Strong understanding of Industry Standards and IT best practices • Strong understanding of Network and Systems Hardware • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office

Skills and Abilities: • • • • •

Ability to organize the workbench area, emails and quotes Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing Ability to learn quickly and independently Ability to lift computer equipment (up to 30 lbs)

Additional Attributes: • Self-motivated and goal oriented • Courteous and professional attitude • Valid driver’s license

Salary: • Depending on experience and education: $38,000-$50,000

SUPREME INTERNATIONAL

The successful candidate must be willing to go through a RCMP or City Police background check. Please email resumé in confidence to George@2ndfloorcomputers.com Application deadline: May 3, 2013 Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview.

P.O. Box 6450, 6010-47 Street, Wetaskiwin, Alberta T9A 2G2

PRODUCT SUPPORT Permanent Full-time KEY RESPONSIBLITIES: promoting, sales, customer service; analyzing sales statistics, preparing manuals and/or reports, and administrative duties. You’ll be required to learn new and existing products and monitor the sales, prices, and products of competitors. QUALIFICATIONS: must be goal and detailed oriented; able to work well both independently and as part of a team. Experience in agriculture and/or agriculture equipment are highly valued. Microsoft Office knowledge required. Submit resumé to: hr@supremeinternational.com or Fax # (780) 352-6597 Reference # SILS0413 We thank all applicants; only those selected will be contacted. Visit us at www.supremeinternational.com

Digital Printing Machine Operator Do you like working with a team? Do you have an interest in design? Would you like to learn something new? If you answered yes, Windwood Group may be the place for you. Windwood Group, a progressive and established signs and graphics company, requires a motivated, energetic, and reliable new member of our Sign Makers team. The primary focus of the position is to run digital printing equipment, cut and laminate vinyl graphics and install graphics in various applications so good computer skills and mechanical abilities are essential. The successful candidate would be working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. The individual we are looking for is:

If teamwork motivates you…

Your Calling is at

• a critical thinker • attentive to detail • a problem solver

• able to multi-task • highly organized • comfortable dealing with customers

Familiarity with Graphic Design, Adobe Creative Suite, Color Management and the Sign Industry is beneficial, but experience is not a must as we are willing to train an individual with the right skills and attitude.

St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose is looking for:

Dietician

Permanent Part-Time Closing Date: April 25, 2013 Competition Number: CH-13051-CM Please submit résumé quoting competition number to: smh.humanresources@covenanthealth.ca

For information or to apply, visit www.CovenantHealth.ca/careers/CamroseOpportunities.html

Human Resources Toll Free: 1-877-450-7555

CovenantHealthCareers@covenanthealth.ca

If you think you are the new Sign Maker at Windwood Group, please submit a resumé and cover letter to signmakers@windwoodgroup.net or in person. As part of your submission, please also include a short paragraph, written by you, about why you think we should hire you! Dropped off, emailed or faxed responses welcomed. While we appreciate everyone who applies, only those selected for interview will be contacted.


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City Watch Notices and Information from The City of Camrose www.camrose.ca • 780-672-4426

CAMROSE GOLF COURSE IS NOW CLOSED AS A SEASONAL DOG OFF-LEASH AREA The Camrose Golf Course is now closed as a seasonal (winter) dog off-leash area. Please utilize the dog offleash area north of the Safeway store, and remember, whether off-leash or on, always pick up after your pet. The seasonal off-leash trails in the Stoney Creek Valley remain closed until the snow is gone. Go to City of Camrose web page at www.camrose.ca for additional dog off-leash information.

@CityofCamrose

REMINDER: Curbside Compost Pickup Switching to Weekly for the Spring/Summer Months May to October 2013 Place your compostable materials: • In a compostable yard waste bag • In a metal or plastic garbage container clearly labelled “Yard Waste” • Bundle prunings or clippings and tie with compostable string/jute * Check the labels on your bags! Make sure they are labelled “Compostable” not “biodegradable” by their manufacturer. No plastic bags please!

PUBLIC NOTICE

Place your items for compostable materials collection at least one metre from your regular household waste.

Camrose Regional Sanitary Landfill Open Late Wednesdays May 1 to September 25 The operating hours for the Camrose Regional Landfill are extended on Wednesdays until 8:00 p.m. from May 1 through to September 25, 2013. For more information contact the Landfill Scale House at 780-679-0087.

THIN ICE – PLEASE STAY AWAY Spring time is here and with it comes the melting of the ice on our open water bodies. The City of Camrose is making citizens aware that the ice conditions on these water bodies are very unsafe for people to be on. Please stay off all our open water bodies. We have installed unsafe ice signage at the various locations in the city to reinforce our safety concerns!

For more information on waste management in Camrose visit: www.camrose.ca/residentialwaste or call 780-672-4428 REMEMBER TO GUARANTEE COLLECTION HAVE YOUR WASTE AND COMPOST OUT BY 7:45 AM

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

PERMANENT HEAD LIFEGUARD

BUSINESS RETENTION AND EXPANSION COORDINATOR – SUMMER POSITION

Are you passionate about aquatics recreation? Are you a certified Lifeguard and Instructor? Put your lifesaving and lifeguarding skills to work with the City of Camrose Aquatic Centre. We are looking for an energetic and dedicated individual for a permanent full-time Head Lifeguard position. FUNCTIONS: • Act as a Lifeguard. • Provide leadership, training and supervision to team members. • Provide instruction and supervision for aquatic activities. • Assist in the maintenance of the aquatic facility. QUALIFICATIONS: • National Lifeguard certification. • Standard First Aid. • Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner. • Minimum 2 years aquatic experience. • Dedicated and reliable with a strong commitment to teamwork. • Strong public relations and communication skills. HOURS OF WORK: The hours of work for this permanent position are 37.5 hours per week; specific work schedule may vary and can include morning, day-time, evening, and/ or weekend shifts. Successful candidate must be available to teach swimming lessons (typically Tuesday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) WAGE RANGE: The salary for this position ranges from $44,526 to $51,831 annually dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. APPLICATIONS: If you would like to join our team at the Camrose Aquatic Centre, please submit a cover letter and resumé to the address below. Posting will remain open until position has been filled. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Attention: Aquatics Director Aquatics Centre Location: 5600-44 Ave., Camrose, AB Mailing Address: 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8 Phone 780-672-9909 Fax 780-672-4915 aquatic@camrose.ca

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in your community? Join our team at the City of Camrose where you can help Camrose grow as a dynamic community with an exceptional quality of life. The City of Camrose is seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to join our team as the Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) Coordinator for summer 2013. The successful candidate will be responsible for systematically determining the needs and opportunities for business retention and expansion in the City of Camrose by conducting interviews and surveys to determine actions and programs that address the needs and opportunities through community engagement. DUTIES: • Conducting face to face interviews with various businesses within the community. • Manage day to day operations of the project. • Entering survey results in to the summary program. • Prepare weekly reports on the process to the Economic Development Officer. HOURS OF WORK: Generally 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, attendance and availability to work flexible hours to attend evening interviews may be required. QUALIFICATIONS: • • • • • • •

Post-Secondary Education in Business, Economic Development and/or Management (Students currently enrolled in post-secondary classes are eligible for this temporary position) Experience in working with businesses and management. Proficient in Microsoft Office, survey programs. Well-developed interpersonal and public relations skills. Project/time management, planning and organization skills. A vehicle for transportation with a valid class 5 driver’s license.

SALARY and BENEFITS: The City of Camrose offers competitive salary and a positive work environment. The starting salary for this position will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. APPLICATIONS: Individuals interested in this position are invited to submit a cover letter and resumé to the address below by April 26, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. The successful applicant will be required to produce a current driver’s abstract and police information check. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Economic Development 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V OS8

Phone 780-672-4426 Fax 780-672-2469 Website: www.camrose.ca Email: econdev@camrose.ca


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