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INSIDE Seniors’ Scene Pages 12 and 13 Entertainment and Dining Pages 14 to 16 Special Occasions Page 25 Obituaries Page 26 and 27 On-the-Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 33 to 35 Classifieds Pages 36 to 43 Ask the Experts Page 44

Kicking up their heels in support of the Rotary Black Tie Dinner, which in turn is helping the Rotary Community Youth Centre come to life are: Rotary President -Shirley Rostad, Girl Guide -Kathleen Clark, Scout-Nathanael Mascaluk, Soccer player - Jeremiah Mascaluk and Rotarian Roy Wallace.

A tremendous amount of community support extended privately and corporately, along with a significant level of assistance from the City of Camrose, means the Rotary Community Youth Centre is well on its way to completion. The driving force behind the project is the Rotary Club of Camrose. The structure is rapidly being constructed directly across the street from the Camrose Community Centre/Field House. Proceeds from this year’s

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News Features

Walsh appointed to BRCF board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

REAL ESTATE LISTINGS, See… Page 9 – Re/max Accord

Camrose police had fewer crimes to deal with in 2012 . . . 4

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Wine, Women and Money expands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

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Imogene Walsh has more skills to offer to the community than a knack for numbers. The Battle River School Division assistant superintendent-business also loves helping others. She was appointed to the board of the Battle River Community Foundation to help local people and organizations improve the communities in which they live. The number cruncher wants to make an impact on people's lives. "I was approached to join the board last fall. I was quite excited because it has been something that I've watched for years within the community. I like the role that it plays and the support it has given to different organizations," said director Imogene Walsh. "I have admired the work. I have admired the people on the board. For me, this is not only an opportunity to give back to the community, but it is an opportunity to learn from some of the

great leaders that are sitting on that board. This is really exciting for me. Knowing the impact the board members have in helping others, and some of them have done this for a long time, I can't help but get excited about the future. It is sometimes hard to imagine the impact the BRCF has." Imogene knows that the BRCF helps a lot of people and organizations. "The BRCF covers a large area. Initially, I was under the impression it was only Camrose that benefitted. As I read some of things in the papers, I soon realized it has a huge area that they were covering. It is quite impressive," said Imogene. "The BRCF doesn't just support one area or one particular cause; it is varied. Basically, everyone's interests are covered across the area and are being represented by that group." Imogene has seen first hand

the benefits of the BRCF. "I know that it has helped students with scholarships and with some of the projects that we have had. There is that awareness, but I also am aware of the work being done out east in our rural communities," she added. Now that Imogene has sat on the board for a few months, her views have changed. "I'm even more in awe. Part of it is having that understanding. The more I sit around the table, the more opportunities I have to listen to what is going on in the surrounding communities. It is quite impressive to hear, not just the Foundation board, but the different proposals that are being made. Sometimes we think this is a pretty selfish world, but this is proof that it isn't," she explained. "There are people thinking of many others. The fact that people can support others monetarily is nice. Not everybody has that ability." Continued on page 6


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BRSD trustees vote for closure There will be two fewer schools in Battle River School Division next fall, after an April 25 meeting at which members of the Battle River School Division board of trustees voted in favour of permanently closing Lougheed School and Rosalind School, effective June 28, 2013. The closure discussions at these sites began as a result of ongoing low enrollments in those schools and the school division’s growing concern that, given current economic and population realities, the current educational programming could not be maintained at those sites in the future. Both schools were projecting Grades 1 to 9 enrollments in the low 40s next year. “These were not easy decisions, or decisions that anyone on the Board made lightly,” says board chair Doug Bowie. “Closure of a school would never be our first choice. We recognize that the impact of decisions such as these is far-reaching and we’ve tried many things over the years to keep our smallest schools viable.” “But at the heart of our decision-making is our mandate to educate children. I know every board member cast his or her vote based on what each believed to be in the best future educational interests of the children we serve.”

Bike Rodeo Camrose RCMP Cst. Jim Jones assists Seurin Lindstrand with his bicycle signals and safety during the Bike Rodeo at the Max McLean Arena on April 20.

Government committed to lodge improvements Maintenance and improvements of up to 172 seniors’ lodges, cottages and unique homes will benefit as many as 10,000 seniors across the province. “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.” 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. There are 153 lodges, 11 cottages and eight unique homes operating in Alberta with more than 10,000 living units eligible for support.

Camrose police had fewer crimes to deal with in 2012 By Dan Jensen

The number of reported crimes in Camrose decreased by seven per cent in 2012 according to the Camrose Police Service crime analysis released last week. "This includes an 18 per cent reduction in crimes against persons, which was a targeted area of concern in 2012," said Camrose Chief of Police Darrel Kambeitz. The analysis also shows an eight per cent decrease in 2012 in reported drug offences. "This decrease was anticipated as our efforts were focused on drug traffickers, resulting in fewer possession charges," said Kambeitz. The Camrose Police Service's commitment to training and preparedness was tested in 2012 with two homicides. "Each investigation is a priority requiring significant resources dedicated from the start and ongoing until its presentation to the courts," said Kambeitz. "The complex investigations which resulted in the persons responsible charged are verification of the competency and commitment of all our personnel." The total reported criminal offences in 2012 was 1,787. Crimes against persons

The number of crimes against persons totalled 325 in

2012, down from 398 the year before. "In 2012 crimes against persons were three per cent below the ten-year average," states a crime analysis commentary. Level 1 assaults totalled 154, down from 173 the year before, while level II assaults totalled 27, down from 31 the year before. The number of assaults on police officers totalled four, down from 10 in 2011. The number of sexual assaults increased from nine in 2011 to 12, while the number of cases involving the utterance of threats and criminal harassment totalled 75 and 35 respectively. The analysis suggests the increase in homicides from one in 2011 to two in 2012 is an area that needs some consideration. "Future analysis will need to identify if this trend is continuing, as significant human, financial and specialized police resources are required and need to be effectively and efficiently planned for, managed and allocated. When trying to identify current trends or causes for the increase in this area, no proactive measures could be implemented and no conclusive findings or patterns were noted." Crimes against property

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The total number of drug offences was 174, down eight per cent from 189 the year before. "Illicit drug activities continue to be a primary criminal market in our community," said the analysis. "As a result of the complexities and varying levels of drug activities and associated persons, drug related offences and enforcement tend to be closely linked to other criminal offences and statistics. Through targeted enforcement and education initiatives the Camrose Police Service has maintained a consistent proactive approach to addressing issues associated with illicit drug activities." The analysis noted that the aggressive and coordinated enforcement activities utilized by the police to combat drug related

issues resulted in a 73 per cent increase in cocaine trafficking offences being recorded. "By continuing to utilize these same strategies and initiatives, subsequent increases may be noted in specific reported drug offences in future crime analysis reports." Criminal code offences

Criminal code traffic offences, including impaired driving/ over 80 mg per cent, fail/refusal to provide a breath sample, driving while disqualified/prohibited, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and roadside suspensions totalled 236, down from 294 the year before. Provincial traffic offences

Provincial traffic offences, including failure to stop/remain at an accident, driving with undue care and attention, driving while disqualified, moving traffic violations, non-moving traffic violations, insurance charges, parking violations and written warnings totalled 11,552. Crime Prevention

The Camrose Police Service crime prevention officer gave several presentations to organizations and groups in 2012 on fraud prevention, identity theft, drug awareness, impaired driving, cyber safety, domestic violence, self defence, robbery procedures, school zone safety and mobility aid safety.

The officer also updated businesses and citizens about current crime trends. "During the year several fanouts and one-on-one meetings were completed warning potential victims," said the analysis. The Camrose Police Service crime prevention unit continued to work closely with Camrose and District Victim Services, which makes sure all victims of crime and tragedy have access to all available resources and services that are within the community and province. The unit also acts as the liaison between the Camrose and District Crime Stoppers board and the Camrose Police Service. DARE Program

Approximately 600 students (200 from Grade 3, 200 from Grade 6 and 200 from Grade 8) participated in the DARE program. Grade 3 students receive five classes of DARE instruction, including topics such as personal safety, bullying and drug awareness. Grade 6 and Grade 8 students receive ten classes of DARE instruction. The Grade 8 students are now receiving a new DARE program, Keeping It Real, which represents the four main strategies to get out of tough situations involving drugs, violence and peer pressure.


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Imogene Walsh appointed to BRCF Continued from page 2

Imogene said that all of the large groups such as the Camrose Women's Shelter and Habitat for Humanity will always receive funding from generous people. "Social groups are always looking for sponsorship. But, it is the little groups such as maintaining a cemetery or a library you normally don't think about that need support as well. Giving $500 to some groups is a lot of money to help them, but it is appreciated in the same way a larger donation might be to a larger organization. I wouldn't have the same level of awareness without being involved in the BRCF. It is not always the big ticket item

that is the most important. Understanding that is really important." Imogene said the same view must be taken with people donating to the BRCF. "It is nice to receive a large donation, but it is equally important to receive small donations. They add up and help people the same way." The board can also gain from Imogene's experience. "I hope to offer a fresh set of eyes at the table and offer some ideas on administration that I can share from my own work history," she added. "I have been involved with the Camrose Rotary Club for a number of years. Most of the focus is within Camrose, but some of it is international work," explained Imogene.

"I enjoy this even more because your influence benefits a substantial area. There are not very many organizations like the BRCF that you can be part of that actually impact as many local people. To be a part of that is a really great feeling." Since its founding in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $1.7 million to various worthwhile projects and initiatives throughout the geographic area it serves. For more information about the Battle River Community Foundation or to create an endowment fund, visit the website at www.brcf.ca or phone the BRCF office at 780-679-0449.


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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING May 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. Edgeworth Centre, Camrose, AB Border Paving Meeting Room 3 The following director positions will be up for nomination and election: Vice President, CanSkate Coordinators (2), Ice Show Coordinator, Jr. Development Coordinator, Adult Coordinator, Registration Coordinator, Program Incentive/Equipment Coordinator and Casino Chairperson For more information including up to date listing of positions for nomination, contact information and copies of current and ammended Articles and Bylaws for reference, please visit the website at www.camroseskating.com

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

There are many reasons to be grateful for the conveniences of the Internet, including the way I intend to send this letter. However, one realizes that this may be overdone. On the one hand, one is bomStan Trautman (left), Walter Busenius, and Barry Arnett.

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The platforms were erected by Walter several years ago. There were eggs in two of the nests. This is a great project by Walter, who, along with Stan, is a member of Ducks Unlimited and the Camrose Fish and Game Association.

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

Thanks to a thoughtful lady It is common for any of us to get messages on our telephones from people we do not know. They are often from telemarketers and we tend to regard them as irritating nuisance calls. I checked my telephone messages recently and got one that made me feel like I had a brand new friend. It made me feel good and I really did appreciate the call – much more than the caller realized, I am sure. I had earlier called my dentist. His receptionist had been away from her phone at the time so I had left a message to say that, because of illness, I would be unable to keep my appointment on that day. The person who had left the message on my phone had called to tell me that she had received the message intended for my dentist. Not only that but she, a person unknown to me, in a vibrant cheery voice, went on to say that her phone number was very similar to that of my dentist then added her hope that I would soon be feeling better. The kindness of her act was indeed appreciated by me. My dental appointment had been made with my convenience having been considered as far as was possible. What an ingrate I would have appeared to be if my dentist had never got my message of cancellation. I shudder to think of the possibility of never having known that my first call had never been received at his office. Thank you, new friend, for making a call from which you had nothing to gain and I had much. The world is a kinder, gentler place because of you. Your call did, indeed, brighten my day and save me from appearing to be inconsiderate of my dentist's time.. Not everyone does thoughtful things without promise of personal reward. Some time ago I sent money by mail in the form of a bank draft. It so happened that the recipient had not notified me of a change of address so she did not get the letter. When we discovered why, she went to her previous address to inquire if the letter might be there. The present residents told her they threw away any mail that was not addressed to them. They never bothered to return to sender or drop it back into the mail with the note: not at this address. By contrast, the kind people who currently live at my previous address have forwarded the few pieces of mail that still turn up occasionally. They could simply pitch it, too, but don’t. We are blessed to have people in the world who think beyond themselves in consideration of benefits for others.

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barded by suggestions to get on the Internet for banking, for utility payments, for ingoing and outgoing transactions, and for paying taxes. On the other hand, about every week – sometimes every second day – one hears about more sophisticated ways that accounts and communications are being hacked into – internationally. Some of these have been able to access deleted messages. There have also been warnings, in police columns, and from some telephone companies, about how to avoid new frauds; how to clean a computer being discarded; what care to be taken with credit card purchases, etc. I have known some who have had identities stolen, via credit cards or online. Usually

it has taken weeks for them to clear everything that has been lost or compromised – and sometimes not everything has been recovered. Credit card companies apparently are very helpful. Otherwise? Is there, or will there be, antihacking insurance? There is a bit of irony in being urged to go online for everything. It reduces the cost to the sender, but increases the cost and risk to the receiving party. It is he or she who pays for computer ink, paper, replacement, and the task of checking for accuracy. In a way, this goes back to the days before prepaid postage stamps – centuries ago now – when the receiver of a letter, etc., had to pay for the cost of transmission. Vincent E. Eriksson Camrose

Whither Augustana? With a school year wrapping up and having just delivered my annual Report to the Community, I’ve naturally been thinking about what comes next at Augustana. I know this is a question that interests many in our community as well. Many local citizens have asked me about the budgetary challenges facing postsecondary education. It’s premature to predict the outcome, but I confess that I am troubled. Having come to Alberta from the United States, I have seen first-hand the disasters that ensue when government begins to disinvest in public higher education, when universities come to be seen as serving the narrow purpose of workforce development and economic growth, when the arts and humanities are viewed as being of lesser value than so-called practical programs, when bureaucrats begin to sacrifice academic diversity and access to postsecondary education on the altar of efficiency. This is the world I left behind in my former home, Maine. And it is the situation across much of the U.S., in states from Maine south to Florida and west to California. I hope they provide an object lesson to help guide our discourse here in Alberta in very different directions. In the meantime, I have been focussing much of my attention on other trends in postsecondary education that I believe force us to ask what it will take for our institutions to remain relevant and essential. For example, with everything that is happening in the world of technology, with developments such as MOOCs (massive open online courses) and free on-line educational materials such as those provided by Khan Academy (http: //www.khanacademy. org), why will students in the future – perhaps as soon as 2020 – even need to come or want to come to a brick and mortar campus? Augustana,

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just like other university campuses, will need to have a compelling answer to this question. Fortunately, I believe it is human-scale, residential campuses like Augustana that are best positioned to provide a persuasive response. Our advantage is that we already offer what the internet cannot and will likely never be good at providing – one-onone relationships with caring faculty mentors; learning through in-depth discussion and problem-solving with peers; rich opportunities to apply and test learning in community settings or through guided undergraduate research; well-designed and diverse programs to help young people navigate a pathway to responsible adulthood and citizenship; etc. But Augustana will still need to adapt and change. As I think about the conversations we need to have about our future, two general themes come to mind. The first is value-added. In a world where students will be able to access content through highly effective lectures, mini-presentations, simulations, and games online, what value will

professors add in face-to-face classes? For the most part I do not believe faculty will be needed to deliver content. Hence the 50-minute lecture will become a thing of the past. Instead, I believe professors will (many at Augustana already do) rely on pedagogical approaches that emphasize the evaluation and discussion of content, the application of material to new contexts (especially place-based local contexts), the development of higher-order thinking and writing skills, group problemsolving, and the development and exploration of interdisciplinary connections. The second topic we will need to focus on is something I call the course fetish, in other words our tendency in post-secondary education to treat the free-standing course as an organizational unit that receives unquestioning acceptance, respect, even reverence. Why does learning, why does the student experience, I increasingly wonder, need to be organized into relatively disconnected 14-week experiences, each involving two or three relatively short meetings per week, each valued at three credits, and each taught by a lone professor? In the future, there will be courses galore on the internet. Students will be able to collect certificates of completion like Easter eggs in a basket or like Boy Scout merit badges. So, I wonder, how will teaching and learning be different on a residential campus? Part of the answer, I believe, is that what we will offer will be a far more integrated experience. Our challenge now is to figure out what new structures and patterns of organization will allow us to deliver such an experience with maximum effectiveness. I don’t have all the answers. But I do believe Augustana has a community of talented teachers and scholars who are ready to have the needed conversations.


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GREAT LITTLE VILLAGE JUST OUTSIDE CAMROSE!... Nice modular home with big yard and room to build garage. Good 3 bedroom with newer windows and doors, laminate floors, and more. This family would like to move! Please consider this great starter opportunity, Call Trevor today. Listed at $149,900. (OT110)

SPECIAL PROPERTY IN BEAUTIFUL SEDGEWICK, ALBERTA! Attractive bungalow, finished upper level to 1112 sq/ft with 2 nice bedrooms, updated main bath, good newer Strome kitchen, appliances included. Unique 4-season room off back of master bedroom with access to outer patio area. Most windows are upgraded, basement has large portion of exterior walls in drywall, needs some finishing to make a great rec room area, play room, exercise room and more! Neat exterior with newer siding WELL APPOINTED FAMILY HOME IN CAMROSE!... Large 1723 sq/ft, on front and sides, large 60 foot 4 bath, 5 bedroom two storey with triple heated garage! Chefs kitchen width, attached 25x14 garage, with granite, rich cabinetry, walk-in pantry, stainless appliances with gravel RV parking pad at the NORTH AND SOUTH MOBILE PARKS!... Two gas range and more. Main floor done in hardwood and overlooking back. NO NEIGHBORS BEHIND good sized mobiles on rented lots priced at just raised deck and beautiful yard area. Nice large entry leading upstairs YOU! Alley access, firepit, treed to bonus 2nd living room with 10’ high ceiling and big bright south lot. Great opportunity! Listed at $42,900 each. North and south side presently facing windows. Master with full ensuite retreat including a corner $192,900. Call today! (OT116) rented, investors wanted. Call for details! soaker tub, heated slate tile and slate back splash...just superb! BUILDING LOT WITH MUCH TO OFFER!... Great neighbourhood, Nicely placed main floor laundry and 2 pc. bath. The finished basement has 2 nice bedrooms that can be utilized for a variety of uses and a 3 pc. bath. Exceptional backyard newly developed to include the amazing cobblestone 50’x120’. Has municipal services, hospital and Camrose is not too path and patio/fire pit, full perimeter PVC vinyl fence, Rain Bird irrigation system, trees and shrubs, hot tub pad with far down the road. Daysland is growing with you! Drive by today or hook-ups and wind-break glass block wall! Lovely landscape and attractive raised back deck. This desirable home call me for details! $32,900. (OT102) and location awaits! Listed at $389,900. Call Trevor to market your property today! (IT117)

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SUBSTANTIAL STARTER!... Upgraded 1263 sq. ft. home w/ good heated shop/garage w/220V. Extra 24x30 allmetal storage building. Located next to a beautiful little park area. Abundant parking for RV’s and other uses! Drive a little for massive value at $127,500. Call Trevor. (OT109)

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NEWLY BUILT IN CASCADES!... Exceptional two-storey with attached garage! This 3-bdrm, 1620 sq. ft. home is perfect for all buyers! Open concept kitchen to main living area, handy 2 pc. bath and main floor laundry with built-in wash up station. There are 6 appliances included with this home! Master w/walk-in closet and 5 pc. ensuite with sizable soaker tub, enclosed shower, and double sink. Two more nice sized bedrooms and a 4 pc. main bath. High efficiency furnace and hot water tank. Handy side door access to the basement. Outside, a very welcoming design, south facing veranda, concrete walks, stone accents! Close to walking trails, park reserve, golf, and amazing selection of shopping and services. Listed at $304,900. Call Trevor today! (IT116)

NEWLY BUILT BI-LEVEL... 1600 sq. ft. home with attached 2-car garage. Very attractive interior, master with ensuite, 2 additional bedrooms, and WOW there are 6 new appliances included! Handy side door access allows option for future basement development as a suite or a home business. High efficient furnace and hot water tank. Exterior has decorative stone accents, concrete walks and drive and no neighbour directly behind. Close to shopping, amenities, park, walking trails, golf! Immediate possession! This home is priced to sell at $309,900. Call today! (IT115)


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AFFORDABLE ACREAGE near Heisler Bungalow home on 5± acres. Asking $110,000. Call George. S-34. OUTSTANDING ACREAGE Near Daysland with 1608± sq. ft. fully renovated home & large heated insulated shop on 6.7± acres, only 1/2 mile from pavement. Asking $595,000. Call George. S-27. 1/4 SECTION OF PASTURE/GRAINLAND south of Highway 14 in Beaver County between Ryley and Holden. Fenced, dugout, $2,000/year lease revenue. Great addition to existing farming operation or an excellent location to build. Call George. S-26. BUILD YOUR OWN HOUSE - 7.5 acres with power and gas. Close to Hwy 26, approx. 20 miles east of Camrose. Call George. S-22. SUBDIVISION DEVELOPMENT near Camrose - excellent investment right on the edge of Camrose! Development lots overlooking Tillicum Beach – subdivision already surveyed! Call George. S-11. FARMLAND on Battle River - Pasture and crop land southeast of Camrose. Excellent addition to mixed farm or build your new country home with established trees and a creek! Call George. S-12.

SERVICED ACREAGE EAST OF HEISLER - Ideal place to build your own home, power at site. Machine shed which could be insulated. To be subdivided. Asking $50,000. Call George. S-35. ACREAGE NEAR KILLAM - 2009 1800 sq. ft.±, 3-bed/2 bath modular home on 13.7± acres. Asking $358,000. Call George. S-32. ACREAGE WITH BUNGALOW HOME - and insulated horse barn 2 miles south of Daysland. Asking $220,000. Call George. S-33 ACREAGE CLOSE TO ALIX - with beautiful family home. 1571 sq. ft.± 5-bedrm bungalow home on 36± acres. Great location for commute to Red Deer, Lacombe and Stettler. Asking $495,000. Call George. S-37. 1/4 SECTION CT TION ON NORTH NORTH RTH RT H OF O VIKING IK I KE IN I D G - with UVVIC REDused CEcurrently Ihome RIC P beautiful PR family fami amily mily hhom cur c urrently used for f cattle but is also excellent grainland. Call George. S-38. NEW LISTING - exceptional hobby farm, great set of buildings. 92 acre parcel between Vermilion and Lloydminster. Call Gordie. F-15.

1/4 WITH 300 x 100± HOG BARN - shop and Quonset south west of New Norway. Barn is currently rented, 45± acres cult with outstanding views. Call George. S-30.

NEW LISTING - Acreage near Daysland with mobile home and 40’x80’ machine shed on just under 6 acres. Well treed yard. Asking $229,000. Call George. S-41.

NORTH OF ATHABASCA - 64.5± acres on Howie Lake. 25± acres hay land, balance is spruce and willow trees. Ideal place to build your dream house or have your own private campground. Asking $155,000. Call George. S-31.

NEW LISTING - 1/4 section 15 mins. east of Camrose. Pasture/Grain land, fenced with highway frontage...great addition to your farming operation or to build your new home. Call George. S-42.

1/2 SECTION PASTURE LAND- 25 minutes east of Camrose. 160 acres has been cultivated previously. Call George. S-39.

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NEW LISTING - 6 acres 30 minutes east of Camrose with power and dugout, 1/2 mile from Highway 26. $80,000. Call George. S-43.

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Awards search narrowed By Murray Green

CHALLENGE CUP WINNERS It ended with a tie for first at the Big Valley Floor Curling Challenge Cup on March 27. The Bawlf team and Erskine club finished with three wins and no losses. A four-end playoff was held to determine the winner. However, it ended in a tie once again. In a draw to the button playoff from each skip, the Bawlf team of Dennis and Dianne Hartman, Kathleen Tennant and Ed Fuller from Camrose captured the title. Second place went to the Erskine team of Marvin and Judy Peperkorn, Marianne Braybrook and Fern Borgel. Other teams competing were from Rimbey, Big Valley, Bittern Lake, Lacombe, Camrose and Wetaskiwin. Presenting the trophy is the Area 8 director, Fern Borgel from Stettler.

Alberta’s Early Learning and Child Care Professional Awards of Excellence has narrowed the search to 40 finalists, who inspire children and families. These individuals work in child care, early childhood services or Parent Link Centres across the province. Two of the best care workers live in the local area. Shauna Moore of Sedgewick was nominated in the licensed family day home care category and Jolene Doig of Camrose works with special needs children. More than 140 nominees were scored on their leadership, creativity, innovation and collaboration through work; and contribution to positive and stimulating learning environments that motivate children and families to exceed their own expectations. A selection committee of past recipients and other well-respected early learning and child care professionals now has the difficult job of determining the successful recipients in each of the 14 categories. These individuals will be honoured at a special celebration in Calgary on May 10. “Being nominated in 2012 was an honour, and I was overwhelmed with joy to be selected as the successful recipient in the urban preschool category,” said Nancy Fritsche from the Discovery Time Preschool program. “Now experiencing the opportunity of sitting on the selection committee and benefitting from reading so many spectacular nomination packages truly humbles me and reinforces how rewarding it is to be chosen among so many worthy nominees.


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Plan Now For Their Future Needs You’ve worked your entire life to build your assets. Sound estate planning can ensure these hard-earned assets are passed on to your family according to your wishes, without interference. Talk to us today about developing a plan that makes sense for you and your loved ones.

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Seniors' Chat By Alan Richards

Alan Richards is a member of the Camrose Seniors’ Coalition and of the Ministry Team at Camrose United Church. At my kitchen window, I watch as the land emerges from under the snow and think of when the snow arrived. A pastor blessed with a sabbatical, and conscious of my own aging journey, I had time last fall to meet and talk with groups of people who are my elders and senior to me in many ways. It has been a lot of snow! There’s plenty left as I write these words. (Much less, I hope, by the time you read them!) Growing older often seems to mean getting snowed under by a world hurrying to change before it catches up to itself. It can mean getting snowed under by communication and medical technologies, a changing economy, and changing communities. By other changes too: a fall, cancer, dementia, a move, or isolation and loneliness. There’s lots of snow! Beyond the window, patches of grass and of my neighbor’s stubble fields are larger today than they were yesterday.

Does getting old mean our lives shrink as our bodies do from the wide world to a house to a room to a grave? Can aging mean lives that grow larger even as our bodies grow older? Tom is retired and lives alone. He swims three times a week, does odd jobs for “the older folk� who are his neighbors, texts his great-grandchildren, and has begun to deliver meals-onwheels. “It’s not about what you retire from,� he tells me; “it’s about what you retire to.� Dick enjoyed farming and good health until he was 76. Now 80, he has survived

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heart surgery and a hip replacement. Each morning, after coffee with friends in the dining room of the lodge where he lives, he writes another story for his family about growing up on his parents’ farm. “I’m like a bottle of aged wine,� he says; “it’s time I took the cork out and let others get a taste.� Harriet wanted to see China and never could. Now she and a life-long friend are preparing to go. Beside her coffee cup is a history of modern China, an audio book, (“Teach Yourself Mandarin Chinese�), and a book about real Chinese cooking. Continued on page 17

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Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m. Camrose Regional Exhibition Tickets available at Wisemen’s Way Bookstore or call toll free 1-855-SCOTTWOODS (1-855-726-8896) to charge

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Pro Coro coming to Camrose

Performing for the choral community in Camrose for the second time this season, Pro Coro Canada asks, “What is more wonderful to sing about than love?” On Saturday, May 4, Pro Coro Canada will give a concert on the theme Colours of Love at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Chapel, starting at 7:30 p.m.

With passion, humour, and devotion, composers spanning the centuries – Monteverdi, Brahms, and Daniel-Lesur – will woo you with their music of love in all its glorious colours. The a cappella repertoire will also include two world premieres by Canadian composers! Tickets are available through

the Augustana Bookstore, Candler Art Gallery, and at the door. For more information, contact the University of Alberta’s Department of Fine Arts/Music at Augustana Campus: valerie. bailey@ualberta.ca, or 780679-1532.

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Randy "Elvis" Friskie thrilled the audience at the Bailey Theatre on April 19 with his version of the 40th anniversary Aloha Tour. His heart-felt tribute drew a standing ovation from the crowd.


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On Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m., at Messiah Lutheran Church, two of Camrose's own choirs will join forces to present "The Power of Song: music that can inspire and change us." Camrose Camerata and the Camrose and Area Children's Choirs will jointly present this moving and compelling concert of music celebrating the power of music in our lives. Ranging from inspirational pieces to songs that make you want to get up and dance, this performance of music of multiple styles and eras is sure to please. Members of the Camrose and Area Children's Choirs have been learning about music and performance throughout this concert season, having performed in our annual Lessons and Carols in December, our dessert concert fundraiser "To the Movies" in February, and most recently in the Camrose and District Music Festival. Camrose Camerata is an auditioned adult chamber choir, whose members sing at an advanced level and create beautiful music, as witnessed by our recent accolades at the Camrose and District Music Festival Community Music night. Tickets for "The Power of Song" are available at the door. Concert-goers 16 years old or younger are admitted free of charge.

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Firemen's Breakfast May 5

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster

Camrose Fire Department volunteers Brett Read, Mike Kambeitz and Nic Sampson are getting prepared for the firemen's breakfast at the Fire Hall on May 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. By Murray Green

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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Wine, Women and Money event moves

The Camrose Fire Department will be hosting its spring pancake breakfast on Sunday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Fire Hall. Although the funds raised from the community event usually go towards charities such as STARS, burn camps, Fill the Boot for Muscular Dystrophy and the Stollery Hospital, the department has added another demand for the funds. "We have had very successful breakfasts in the past, but we want to make them bigger and better all of the time," said breakfast chair Brett Read. "Some people have seen the long line-ups and then driven by. We wanted to change that, so we have purchased four more grills to get people in and out faster. Unfortunately, we had to get rid of another grill because it is past its prime." The grills have served the community well. "Our grills have cooked a lot of pancakes over the years and we are in the process of replacing some of them. We need at least one more. Once we replace the old grills, then more money can go towards projects in the community," said Brett, a volunteer firefighter. "The breakfasts that we hold twice a year (the other one is hosted during Fire Prevention Week in October) are a good way for our members to get to know the community and for them to know us as well," added Brett. "Nearly all of our members will be out helping. It is a good opportunity for us to open our hall and trucks for people to see. The children like climbing in them and we have a member at each vehicle to answer any questions people may have." Brett said the members enjoy cooking for people, while at the same time visiting people and former members. "The community supports us really well, so this is a way to give back. Hopefully, we get a good turn-out again," said Brett. The department currently has 44 fire fighter volunteers and three staff members. Children under seven attending the breakfast are admitted free. The price for under 13 is $4 and 13 and up is $7. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausages, eggs and refreshments.

Tenore concert at Grace By Dan Jensen

Murray Green, Camrose Booster

The first Wine, Women and Money event was such a success last year that is moved to the Green Valley Gardens on May 11. From left to right, Heather Ryan, Tracy Brandingen, Kjeryn Davis, Jessica Glimm and Carol Davis are really to celebrate the event. By Murray Green

Last year the first Wine, Women and Money event was such a success that the venue had to be changed this year. "We had the Monte Carlo Restaurant packed last year, but we have had such a huge interest in the event that we expanded to the Green Valley Gardens location," said organizer Kjeryn Davis. Wine, Women and Money will be held at the Green Valley Gardens in Camrose on May 11,

beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wine will begin to flow at 7 p.m. "There will be discounts on flowers throughout the evening, silent auction items, door prizes, gardening tips, wine and appetizers," said Kjeryn. "There will be a lawyer, a realtor, a living benefits specialist and a financial planner there to educate you on increasing your overall net worth and how to protect some of those assets you have worked so hard to earn," explained Kjeryn. Jewellery specialists Stella

and Dot will also be there adding a little sparkle to the evening and donating the sales back to the charity of choice, the Camrose Women’s Shelter. "There are only 100 tickets available and it is a great Mother's Day gift idea," added Kjeryn. For more information contact Kjeryn on Facebook www.facebook.com/KjerynEDavis, or call 780-679-7890. Tickets are now available in advance for $20, or you can purchase them for $25 at the door.

The three-tenor performing group Tenore will be bringing an important message of hope to their Alberta fans in a performance at Grace Lutheran Church in Camrose May 10. Tenore events have been referred to as Gaither meets Groban with their mixture of inspirational songs and classical hymns. "Tenore performs inspirational music and hymns that everyone knows and even loves at times to sing along with," states a news release. "They have performed in concerts for over 60,000 people and made multiple national television appearances on 100 Huntley Street and Crystal Cathedral's Hour of Power." The performance will begin at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:15. Admission is by voucher, at no charge and available from the Grace Lutheran Church office (780-672-2092) and at the door, while supplies last. All people holding vouchers will be given seating priority. There will be a freewill offering taken during the concert to support Tenore’s ministry. Tenore is touring Canada to highlight the work being done with Watoto, a holistic childcare ministry birthed out of a local church in Kampala, Uganda’s capital, and to inspire others with their message. Tenore members Mark David Williams, Jason Catron and Kevin Pauls recently returned from a week at Watoto, where they reminded the women and children that they will never walk alone in their journey to change the future and bring about a new generation of leaders. "Our overall mission is to bring joy and healing through our music and to get our hands dirty helping women and children," said Tenore founder Jill Anne Siemens, from Victoria, B.C. Tenore was honoured with three 2011 Gospel Music Awards for GMA National Fan Choice, Traditional/Classical Album of the Year, and Traditional/Classical Song of the Year. The group donates 10 per cent of all CD sales to Watoto as it seeks to rescue an individual, raise each one to be a leader and rebuild a nation. Watoto Children's Ministries was founded by Gary and Marilyn Skinner in 1994 in response to the plight of Africa's millions of children orphaned as a result of HIV/AIDS and rescued child soldiers. The ministry is currently caring for over 2,600 Ugandan children with the hope that these children will become future leaders of Uganda and Africa. The model of Watoto also reaches vulnerable women in Uganda whose lives have been ravaged by war and disease. This unique ministry comprises four children's villages, three homes for babies, two primary schools, a high school and a vocational school.


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UNRESERVED ACREAGE AND WELDING BUSINESS AUCTION SALE Ryco Industries Ltd. and Henry Rylander – Nisku, AB Directions: Being from the South Nisku/International Airport turnoff on Hwy 2, go four miles east on Airport Road to RR 243, then 1/4 mile south to Clearwater Estates. Lot #30

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The Camrose Wildlife and Stewardship Society is inviting central Alberta purple martin landlords to be on the lookout for some special “backpackers” arriving at their colonies this season. These backpacks, called geolocators, carry with them very valuable scientific data – the previously unknown story of where this individual martin has travelled and overwintered since it was banded last summer in Camrose. Last summer, Dr. Kevin Fraser from York University came to Alberta to deploy light level geolocators in both Camrose and at Ellis Bird Farm. A total of 28 birds were retrofitted in the Camrose area. The Alberta project is a partnership among York University (Toronto), the Camrose group, the Purple Martin Conservancy (Pigeon Lake) and the Ellis Bird Farm. Funding for the Camrose component of the project was provided by local martin landlords and York University. Regional banding experts supervise the trapping operation and oversee aging/sexing the birds. Light level geolocators, whose use has been pioneered by York University, detect and record maximum light intensities at set intervals. From these light levels, researchers are able to determine latitude and longitude and thus the daily movements of each bird. Geolocators have been successfully deployed on several purple martin colonies in the eastern states and on the west coast. However, the migration patterns and overwintering locations of “our” Alberta birds (the most northerly population) remains unknown. Until, we hope, this year!

The challenge is to now find the “backpacked” birds. While we expect that most returnees will come back to the locations at which they were outfitted with backpacks, there is a good chance that some individuals may return to other colonies in central Alberta. We are therefore inviting all purple martin landlords to pay very close attention to their birds as soon as they arrive. The two small antennae may be seen, but close observation will be needed to determine if the bird is wearing the backpack. All of the Camrose and area birds were also tagged with a yellow aluminum band. If a backpacked bird is observed, we invite you to call Dr. Glen Hvenegaard immediately (780-679-1574) or send him an email (glen. hvenegaard@ualberta.ca). We will immediately visit your colony and trap the bird to carefully record the band number and gently snip off the backpack. We hope to capture all returned birds as soon as they arrive back on territory to reduce the chance that the bird might be taken by a predator. Our group will be deploying geolocators again this season. If you would like to watch or participate in the process, feel free to call Glen. We hope to have migration data from returned birds available at the Purple Martin Festival on June 23, 2013, at the Stoney Creek Centre (http://www.tourismcamrose. com/feature-events/purple-martin-festival/). For more information, feel free to contact EBF. For more information about geolocator research visit http://www.yorku. ca/bstutch/research.htm

Seniors' Chat Continued from page 13

“If you’re going to stop learning and wondering,” she laughs, “you might as well close the lid and tell them to lower your box.” Melting snow means moisture for our fields and gardens. How might we use chang-

ing realities to fit the needs of seniors rather than the other way around? How might our elders’ wisdom – insights fertilized by experience, much-practiced adaptability, and well-aged humor – enlarge patches of well-being for all of us?

TRACTOR • AC WD 45 Tractor, c/w pulley, AC, 3-point hitch, lights c/w AC 3-Bottom Plow TRUCK AND TRAILERS • 1969 International Fleetstar 2010 Tandem Truck, propane engine, 5x4 trans c/w 8’x20’ steel deck c/w winch and hoist, S/N 717921G349692 • Shop Built 5th Wheel Single Axle Dual Wheel Trailer c/w 8’x13’ deck and Honda motor driven hoist, S/N C5C-4SA • Shop Built Single Axle Bumper Pull Trailer c/w 8’x20’ deck, lights and brakes, 8000-lb axle, S/N 2955494 • Shop Built 2-Wheel Trailer c/w 4’x6’ deck, lights • 8’x16’ Truck Deck c/w headache rack and 20T winch • Two 4-Wheel Trailers c/w 3’x4’ decks WELDING SHOP EQUIPMENT • Chin Hung H.S. 1700 Lathe, 7’ bed, cooling pump, 3-phase and 10” chuck • New 14” Lathe Chuck • Three Sets Milling Tools • Collins 3/8” - 4½” Power Threader c/w dies and 3-phase

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Grinders 24” - 36” Rigid Pipe Wrenches 24” Crescent Wrenches Rigid Pipe Threaders Rigid Pipe Cutters ¾” Socket Sets Large Assortment Welding Clamps Large Selection Course and Fine Thread Taps Hilti Drill Bolt Bin c/w bolts Open End Wrenches Bessy Clamps Large Selection Grinder Discs Welding Rods Mag Drill Large Selection Power Tools Job Box Tool Chest Assortment Hand Tools Hole Saw Up to 5” Hyd. Pallet Jack Electric Mobile Pallet Jack Large Selection of Iron and Sheet Metal Many more items GOLF CART Honda Electric Golf Cart c/w canopy and charger MISCELLANEOUS King Kutter HD 6’ 3pth Mower

• Jacobsen 48” Hydro SP Grass and Leaf Sweeper • 48’ C-Can Container • 44’-12” Triple Beam Skid • Cattle Squeeze • Plastic Barrels • (2) Platform Scales • 250-gal. Oval Fuel Tank c/w stand • L-Shape ½T Fuel Tank • 100-130-gal. Tidy Tanks • Beach 13-Drawer Tool Chest • 8 Pallets • Bolts • U-Clamps and Electrical Boxes • Air Nailer • Compound Miter Saw • Picks • Shovels • Much more AUCTIONEER NOTE Mr. Rylander is retiring from the Welding Business therefore this Sale. Lots of good tools on this Sale. Plan on attending. For more information call Henry Rylander at 780-986-4123 or Miller’s Auction Services at 780-789-2226 or 780-920-6738. www.millersauctionservice.com

Terms: Cash or valid cheques only, certified cheque, bank draft or bank letter of credit. No purchases to be removed until settlement has been made. List is subject to additions and/ or deletions. Neither the owner, the auctioneer nor staff of the auctioneer shall be held responsible for any loss or accident on or off the auction site. Look for pictures on our website: www.millersauctionservice.com

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Augustana's Founders' Hall to receive upgrades By Dan Jensen

Augustana's iconic Founders' Hall is about to get an upgrade. Augustana dean Dr. Allen Berger told those attending the faculty's spring soiree last week that the U of A administration has provided financial support for a two-year renovation project scheduled to begin this summer. The project will refinish the exterior with 21st century materials while maintaining the architectural character, add an elevator and modernize and redesign the interior. "For a significant part of our history it was our only building," said Dr. Berger, "and it has served us well for over 100 years. But it is also showing its age and we have become increasingly alarmed by its deterioration." Augustana will also be upgrading two or three additional classrooms. "Having discovered last year that most of our classrooms are

overcrowded with too many desks and are set up to support only one style of pedagogy – lecturing – my first financial commitment was to upgrade furnishings and to redesign classrooms to support pedagogical alternatives that prioritize group work and active student engagement," said Dr. Berger. "As a result, last summer we upgraded and transformed two general purpose classrooms. The reviews from students and faculty have been overwhelmingly positive." A project that continues to be on the books is a new and renovated science/classroom complex. "This project, likely a $45 million endeavour, is among the university's highest priorities," said Dr. Berger. "My number one job, it seems to me, is to try to get this project done before the end of my tenure here as dean." Augustana received approval for the science/classroom complex from the U of A Facility Development Committee after

submitting a general space program, a review of what kinds of academic spaces it will need in the next five years. Other projects on the horizon include a sustainability research station that Augustana wishes to build in collaboration with Alberta Parks and Camrose County at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, and a space where the growing population of aboriginal students can gather to practice smudging ceremonies or host other students. Dr. Berger reported that the Camrose Performing Arts Centre is on track for an anticipated opening in the spring of 2014. "This building, as most of you know, is the product of a shared dream and an exciting collaborative effort involving the U of A, the City of Camrose, and Camrose County. Negotiations when I first arrived at Augustana weren't always easy, but they were certainly amicable, and in the end we got them done. As a

result we now have a joint board of governors for CPAC, a collaborative fund-raising effort that has raised in less than one year $1.5 million, with $3.5 million still to go." Augustana has crossed the threshold of 1,000 students and is on its way to an agreed-upon target of 1,200 students by the year 2017. "We will get there by improving our own retention rates and through articulation agreements with valuable community college partner schools such as Red Deer College, Grande Prairie Regional College, Maskwacis Cultural College, and perhaps Medicine Hat College and Lakeland College," said Dr. Berger. Augustana's long-term enrolment goal is 1,600 to 2,000 students. "At this size, Augustana would gain important economies of scale and we would be able to offer students the minimum numbers and diversity of faculty

in every academic program that I believe are necessary to claim top five excellence for ourselves, so we're not just riding the coat tails of the North Campus. To get to this enrolment level I believe we need to ask how can we position Augustana as the baccalaureate institution in Alberta most attuned to serving the future leadership needs of rural and Aboriginal communities. We can't afford for this exclusively to be our reputation but I believe it will need to be a central feature of our reputation. It will also need to be a focus of our planning conversations during the coming year. That planning, I've increasingly come to believe, may need to involve new collaborations with other U of A faculties, not unlike the very successful collaborations we already have with the Faculties of Nursing and Rehab Medicine, both of whom, I am pleased to say, are sending virtually all of their Camrose graduates into jobs in rural communities."

Augustana and U of A are good partners By Dan Jensen

The University of Alberta is better with the Augustana campus in its fold, says U of A acting provost and vice president academic Dr. Ferguson-Pell. "Augustana really brings features to the overall package of programs and activities," said Dr. Ferguson-Pell at the Augustana spring soiree April 23. "We look to Augustana as being a place that represents excellence in terms of the undergraduate experience. Programs right across campus can learn from what we do here at Augustana. Be reassured of the recognition of the outstanding work you are doing and how much central administration and the U of A as a whole appreciates the Augustana campus." Dr. Ferguson-Pell said Augustana enables students to study in a residential liberal arts environment while still being connected to a very well endowed main campus university. "The connectivity between Augustana and the main campus creates unique opportunities for students to receive a liberal arts education and then go on and specialize in graduate programs that are offered within the same university but on our main campus. That connectivity is a very special attribute of the U of A that very few other universities can claim." Dr. Ferguson-Pell said students benefit from the good relationship Augustana has with the community of Camrose. "I know from a number of experiences how tightly connected the community of Camrose is with the Augustana campus and how both gain enormous strength and value from that relationship." Dr. Ferguson-Pell said the U of A is proud of the work being done by the Chester Ronning Centre to promote in-depth discussion of difficult issues related to the role of religion in public life. "The centre here is unique certainly in the U of A, probably unique to Alberta. It is a centre and focal point of really excellent thinking and challenging approaches to some of the more difficult interactions between religion and social issues of the modern day."

Augustana's Founders' Hall will be receiving a fresh new look this summer.

University looking at ways to address budget cuts By Dan Jensen

The University of Alberta will be spending the next year looking at how it can minimize the impact on its resources and bridge the gap between what it needs to operate and what it receives from the provincial government. U of A acting provost and vice president academic Dr. Martin Ferguson-Pell told those attending the Augustana spring soiree last week the university is working on a deficit budget, which the government has indicated a willingness to support, that will remove base funding or ongoing permanent funding of certain programs and use onetime money or cash. Dr. Ferguson-Pell also noted

that work has started on a plan that will enable the U of A to achieve a balanced and sustainable long term budget three years out from today. "We are playing with time. I will be perfectly honest with you. We are looking at how we can slow this process down, make sure it is a thoughtful process, so the things we have to do will have a minimal long term impact on the excellence of the U of A. "We will do everything in our power to maintain and protect excellence at the U of A." Augustana dean Dr. Allen Berger said he is mystified and deeply troubled by the recent decisions of the provincial gov-

ernment with regard to post-secondary education. "Having come to Alberta from the United States I have seen first hand the disasters that ensue when governments begin to disinvest in higher education, when universities come to be seen as serving the narrow purpose of workforce development and economic growth, when the arts are viewed as being of lesser value than so-called practical programs, when bureaucrats begin to sacrifice academic diversity and access to post-secondary education on the altar of efficiency. This, quite frankly was the world I left behind in Maine. And it pains me deeply that this may be the world we are enter-

ing in Alberta. Fortunately, I believe we have leaders in the university who understand the risks and who can persuasively make the case for a different vision." Dr. Ferguson-Pell said one thing that is important to the U of A is growing the enrolment at Augustana. "If there is one thing we can do more than anything else to help to secure the long term and outstanding future of Augustana it is to make sure that we get enrolment continuing on the growth trajectory that we have seen over the last few years." Dr. Ferguson-Pell said great progress is being made at Augus-

tana in building links to aboriginal communities. "I think that some of the leadership you are seeing from Augustana in this area is important leadership for the whole of the U of A, and we hope that you (Augustana) are able to continue to do the great work you are doing in that area." Dr. Berger said a priority for Augustana is to generate new revenue streams, not just during the eight months of the academic year but also during the period from May to August. "Our campus lies mostly dormant during those months, so what can we do about that? How can we fix that? We need creative answers."


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The Hospice Society of Camrose and District is giving area residents the opportunity to get some exercise and contribute to a worthy cause. The Society will be holding its first ever Hike for Hospice at the Camrose Ski Valley May 5. "We're going to start at the Stoney Creek Centre and hike through the ski hill area from 2 to 5," said Hospice Society of Camrose and District board member Wanita Toews. "We're going to have the 12 members of the board there, but any hikers are welcome." The hike has been organized by the Society as a way to raise funds and tell people in the community about what it does. Anyone who wants to collect pledges may obtain a form by contacting Toews at 780-678-6859. "We are not people to do that but it would be very welcome," said Toews. Money raised from the Hike for Hospice will be used to help build a free-standing hospice in Camrose that would offer physical, social, emotional and spiritual care in a community-based, home-like setting for individuals who are dying and for their loved ones. Quality hospice palliative care offers a range of services that include physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and practical support to people with life-threatening illnesses, and to their families. It focuses on what people need and want at any given time, both prior to death and during bereavement. The Hospice Society of Camrose and District meets the last Wednesday of every month above Not Just Hats, at 4872-50 Street.

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Augustana offers summer strength conditioning camp By Murray Green

The Augustana Fitness Centre is offering a Battle River Hockey Plus Dryland Hockey Training and Conditioning Program that will take young hockey players to the next level. The conditioning program is running from the first week of June through August this summer. It is a customized off-ice hockey training program for peewee, bantam and midget athletes designed to strengthen and improve hockey-specific skills during the post-season months. It will also provide fundamental education about fitness and training. Athletes will train four times per week in groups of three or four. This allows for maximized attention from nationally certified trainers, Jeremy Beirnes and Harrison Tribble, and fosters the development of teamwork skills. The unique length and intensity of this program also allows athletes to obtain maximum fitness gains over the summer months. "One of the reasons we moved to Augustana is to give the players experience in a nonintimidating gym environment," said Jeremy, who plays for the Augustana Vikings and is also a former Camrose Kodiaks' player. "There are times that the gym at the EnCana Arena gets quite busy. There are a lot of older people in the gym and big athletic guys, so they can be intimidated and they are not sure where to be or how to do some things. They just don't have the comfort level. Over here they can get comfortable, know what equipment to use and not have that intimidation factor." The smaller groups make a big difference for young players. "We keep them to groups of three

Train on Facebook The Camrose Chamber of Commerce “Mirror Lake Express Train” is on facebook. The engine will be “acting spokesperson” for the page, and will be letting all facebook followers know about the train and keeping them updated about events at which the train will appear and its activities throughout the year. Currently the engine is looking for pictures you may have of the train. You can download your pictures to the facebook page “Mirror Lake Express.” This year to date, the engine was in the Trade Show at the Camrose Regional Exhibition (CRE) and also this past week, the whole train was on display at the Growing Rural Tourism Conference. Chamber of Commerce train committee chair and spokesperson Tom Chelmick, hopes that the creation of a facebook page for the train will help the Chamber communicate all upcoming train events as well as allow the opportunity to run contests and conduct surveys about the train and on the site.

River Hockey Academy through Charlie Killam School and with minor hockey teams." The trainers want to be there for the younger players. "I know when I was younger it was nice to have older guys around to look up to and learn from. We want to be there for them and help them improve," added Jeremy. "This year we are thrilled to have a new, exclusive training space for our hockey program in the “Vikings Valhalla” on the Augustana Campus, University of Alberta here in Camrose," said Deanna Roper, Augustana Fitness Centre supervisor. "With the support of our title sponsor, Battle River Hockey Plus and our power sponsors, Canadian Tire and McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet, we have been able to renovate and outfit our new space with new specialized equipment for hockey specific training," she Murray Green, Camrose Booster added. The University of Alberta, Augustana Campus recently renovated the gym to house a dryland hockey The renovated gym was training and conditioning program from early June to August. From left to right, Ethan McIndoe, made possible with the help of trainer Jeremy Beirnes, Kelton Kupka, John Beck, trainer Harrison Tribble, Kyler Kupka and Dawson sponsor Battle River Hockey Bruneski try out the new equipment. Plus. "We continue to supor four and we have the gym comThe program will include the basic hockey needs such as port the development of athpletely to ourselves," explained sessions on pre and post fitness stick-handling and shooting. letes. We provide them with Harrison Tribble, a defenceman testing, strength training, power "Not all hockey parents can the equipment they need to on the Vikings. "We get to spend training, speed and agility train- afford to send their children to have fun and perform," said a lot of one-on-one time with them ing, balance and flexibility train- Edmonton for similar programs," Dave Borman of Hockey Plus. in a nice tight area. We can keep ing, skills development (stick said Jeremy. "We wanted to offer "We applaud and support their track of every player and what handling, positioning, shooting, this in Camrose for the local play- efforts to prepare themselves they are doing all of the time to etc.). ers to take advantage of. With the to do exactly that when they ensure a good workout." "The training is for an hour smaller groups, we are able to hit the ice." The fitness program is hock- a day, four days a week," added provide that extra teaching and For more information about ey specific to help the players Harrison. "It is important to training for each participant." the 2013 Battle River Hockey prepare for the next season. "We be prepared and know what it Both Harrison and Jeremy Plus Dryland Hockey Trainare open to other athlete sports. takes to play at a high level. Off are certified personal trainers. ing and Conditioning Program We would create a new group for season training is huge when They are heading into their visit website www.augustana. those athletes so we can ensure players make the next step. I fourth year of physical education ualberta.ca/athletics/recreation/ they are receiving training spe- didn't get that opportunity when training. "This is an opportunity fitness/client_services/ or call cific for the sport they are in," I was that age, but I wish I would for us to do something that we are the fitness centre at 780-679said Jeremy. "We want the ath- have. I'm really excited to be able passionate about and something 1576. Brochures are available at letes to learn good habits, so they to help players with that side of that could lead to something else the Augustana Fitness Centre, can train on their own when they things." in the future," Harrison said. "We Battle River Hockey Plus and at get older." The program will still offer also help coach with the Battle Canadian Tire.

Election amendments make it harder to vote By Murray Green

Camrose County council expressed its frustration with the proposed amendments with the Local Authorities Election Act at the April 9 meeting. The provincial government will be making it harder to vote in an effort to stop people from stuffing ballet boxes and voting several times. "Every voter is now required to submit proof of identity and residence in order to vote. That means we could have a voter list, but because we have multiple voting stations, it would be impossible to have," explained county administrator Steve Gerlitz. "Elected authorities have the option, by bylaw, to expand on the types of identification that the returning officer can accept for purposes of satisfying the basic requirement. We need to decide in what direction we should go in order to proceed." A voting list would have to appear at each station, but unless the stations are in direct communication, voting officials won't know if a person has voted at another station. "With a voting list, a person comes in to vote and their name is taken off the eligible list," added Steve. "If you have multiple voting lists, you don't know where that person has previously voted. So what we are looking at, if you still want multiple voting stations, which I'm sure you

do, is that the residents carry a photo ID (passport or driver's license) and they have to prove their current residence, which is their address." However, passports and driver's licences show a rural address of where they pick up their mail, not necessarily where they live. "The returning officers will not know if you live in the county, or not. We could have each voter carry their tax notice, but each voter in the family would have to have a copy of the tax notice. It is the only document to have their legal land description. The other thing is that not all residents receive a tax notice. It might be under just one name," Steve explained further. "I will be attending an election training seminar and this discussion will be coming up." Councillor Brian Austrom brought up the fact that some people don't have a driver's licence and a lot of seniors don't have a passport. "If they don't drive, or no longer drive, that person won't have photo ID to show," said councillor Brian. "My neighbour rents and doesn't receive a tax notice." The government does issue photo identification cards for nondrivers. Other items with proper addresses such as insurance policies, mortgages and utility bills could be accepted by the chief electoral officer. Prior to June 30, county council can pass a bylaw to

determine what information is required for voters. "The minimum is photo ID and proof of residence, but we can make it more than that," said Steve. "What they (government) are basically doing is stopping people from voting." Councillor Doug Lyseng indicated "We should be making it easier to vote, not making it harder. We could have a lower turnout than we already have." Councillor Vern Peterson wanted to the know the background of why the changes were being made. "Did somebody in an office somewhere decide to change things to justify their job?," he asked. "Because they have criminal activity in the big urban centres the rural people in the whole province are hit with this. Once again the rural people get the hammer on the head because of the problems in the large urban centres. Why are we fixing something that doesn't need fixing? I find it so frustrating that it happens over and over again. It is going to affect our ratepayers to the point where our voters are going to say the heck with it and not even go out and vote," added Vern. "I think it is a shame. This is a reflection of the provincial government that they keep doing this to us again and again. Once again rural Alberta gets knocked in the head and I'm sick and tired of it."

Councillor Brian reported that it is not just an urban issue. "We have had issues in the rural area. Someone from the city can say they own land in the rural area and they want to vote. We can't deny that even if they live in the City of Camrose, or the Village of Bawlf. These changes are being made because someone may want to vote outside of their area." Councillor Vern still insisted that the province is reacting to some people causing problems. "We are changing things because of a couple of people who vote twice in exchange for hundreds who might not vote now because it will be a hassle. It doesn't make sense," he added and indicated he won't be running again. "It is bloody time we came out on the side of honest people. I still believe 99.9 per cent of the people in this county are honest. I don't understand why we have a government that treats us like we are all crooks." Reeve Don Gregorwich jokingly said "This wrecks my campaign speech of vote early, and vote often." The term of office for local elected officials has been increased to four years. Previously, municipal elections were held every three years. This year, the general election will be held on Oct. 21. The next municipal election will follow on Oct. 16, 2017.


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Council gives first reading to automated voting By Dan Jensen

City council has given first reading to an automated voting system bylaw that will prescribe the form of the ballot, the directions for the marking of the ballot by the elector and the directions for voting procedures to be used and followed. City manager Damian Herle told council, April 15, the City is trying to move forward with approval for electronic voting for the 2013 municipal election. "Electronic voting is nothing new and has been around for a lot of years," said Herle. "Most municipalities in Alberta use an automated voting system so you can actually vote with a machine. There are many checks and balances in place, and it has proven to be an effective and efficient voting tool." City of Camrose corporate and protective services general manager Kim Isaak told council City staff is still waiting for more information about what is required under the automated voting system for a rejected ballot. "We want to make sure we understand that fully before we put it into the bylaw," explained Isaak. Councillor Max Lindstrand expressed some caution on the automated voting system. "There isn't anything more precious in democracy than a person's vote," said Lindstrand. "My question is, have we done any testing on this and are we completely confident it will work as outlined?" Herle said the number of municipalities in Alberta that use a manual counting system is becoming smaller.

"I am not sure if council remembers but during the last election we did have some workers working until the very wee hours of the following morning. There is a lot of work involved in terms of manually counting the votes." Isaak said the City will have on site assistance from the company that provides the automated voting systems on the day of the municipal election in October. She added that there is a plan to do a training session very soon for municipalities in the region that are going to the new system. Councillor John Howard said the automated voting system would work in a very similar manner to the machines that are used to do scoring on standardized tests. "You mark your ballot and it goes through an automated machine." Mayor Marshall Chalmers said it is important that the public not get confused and think the automated voting system is the same as internet voting, which, though it has been looked at by the cities of Airdrie and Edmonton, has not been approved by the provincial government for the 2013 election. Councillor Gerry Galenza urged City administration to look at the internet voting system for the election four years down the road. "Things change very quickly. We don't want to be the last one or the first one (to do this). There are some positives about it. It was rejected by the City of Edmonton but I am sure it is not going to go away with the social media and everything else."

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Bike Rodeo attendance up By Murray Green

The number of children participating in the Bike Rodeo tripled this year at the Max McLean Arena on April 20. This event was hosted by the Camrose Family Resource Centre Association to help promote bike safety and awareness in the community in a fun family way. About 72 children completed a course and learned valuable safety tips along the way. Last year 23 children participated in the bike rodeo. The majority of the children who passed the safety course this year were between four and eight years old. "Porter Dyer, 7, who attends Chester Ronning School, was the lucky winner of the Supercycle Clutch bicycle and helmet," said organizer Andrea Roth. "He was very excited to pick up his new bike at the Community Centre." Porter had to complete a helmet fitting, bike tune-up, safety course, obstacle course, and a bike quiz to be entered to win this bike and helmet. "He did a great job and congratulations to all our bike rodeo participants, who worked hard to learn about bikes and road safety," added Andrea.

Four-year-old Mia Zylka won a Supercycle bike donated by The Brick in Camrose. Mia received a gift certificate from Domino's pizza and a Disney Princess helmet in her raffle prize package that her dad Darryl won for her. Camrose Police Service Cst. Adam Belanger and Cst. Jim Jones, from the Camrose RCMP, led the safety course and taught children hand signals and bike and road rules prior to taking them through a road course with stop signs and turns. "It was a great success. Thanks to the Royal Bank staff and their families for helping with the Bike and Trike Consignment Sale; Lucy Ernst from Public Health and Becky Oxton from Alberta Transportation for all the helmet fittings; Sebastien D'Eschambeault from The Brick (Camrose franchise) for donating a brand new girl and boy bike for our raffle draws and to Konrad Schellenberg from Green Gear for all the bike tune-ups and for giving all our participants a cute bear or crocodile bike mirror as a prize for completing the five bike rodeo stations. The City of Camrose provided the arena space and leisure services staff also helped us set up the event," said Andrea.

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Winners in the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre Easter colouring contest were: (left to right) Avery Blaker, first prize in the age three to six category; Dawsyn Calhoon, second prize in the age three to six category; Brooklyn Pattullo, second prize in the age seven to nine category; and Kathleen Clark, second prize in the age 10 to 12 category. Presenting Easter baskets to the winners were (left to right, back) Irene Froese, office assistant at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre, Shannon Saby, judge, and Jean Cofell, judge. Missing from the photo were Ashley Burnett, first prize in the age seven to nine category, and Abby Yarpaski, first prize in the age 10 to 12 category.


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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

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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 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 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 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 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. Asking $797,700 CA0004426 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 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 BEAUTIFUL B U N G A L O W, E XC E P TI O NAL G! C E N T U R Y IN N EW LI ST MEADOWS LOCATION, BACKING ONTO PARK ... Exceptional 1371 sq. ft., 5 bdrm. w/beautiful open stairwell, railings, vaulted ceilings, display ledges, lots of bright windows. You’ll love the kitchen design, bright dinette, cozy great room, spacious master, en suite, MF laundry. Awesome bsmt. dev. Perfect w/superior soundproofing, coffered ceilings, huge family/media room. Wow! Great yard, rubber matted play area, huge tiered decking, chain link fencing, RV parking and more! Quality home, on park! Asking $399,500 CA0012783 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. Awesome ensuite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/media room. Superb yard, fenced, irrigation system, RV parking and more! Asking $429,900 CA0006939 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

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 E XC E P T I O N A L W A L K O U T B U N G A L O W, A M A Z I N G VALLEY VIEWS! PARK VIEW RAVINES ... Premier location on Stoney Creek Valley, walking trails. Quality built condo. Outstanding presentation, thoughtfully designed, beautifully fin. Gorgeous staircase, 3 FP, bamboo flooring, 9’ and vaulted ceilings, lots of bright windows. Exc. kitchen, granite countertops, wonderful great room, DR w/views. Awesome master, en suite. MF laundry, exc. bright walkout bsmt. dev. Amazing bathroom w/beautiful claw tub, steam shower. Superb family room, so much more! If you’re looking for quality and lifestyle, it’s perfect! Asking $609,900 CA12392 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 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 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. Super sized master, awesome en suite. ICF block bsmt. RV option and much more! Asking $352,900 CA0010653

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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 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 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 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 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 EXC E PTIONAL CONDO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE ... across from Jubilee Park, IC E! Mirror Lake PR AL N IO walking trails, only ! EXCE PT WOWfrom blocks 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 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 island. Spacious living/ dining spaces. Master bdrm., WI closet, 4-pce. en suite. Fin. bsmt. Immediate possession – move right in! Asking $269,900 CA0010352 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 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 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 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 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

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G R EAT 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! Asking $179,900 CA0009666 EXCELLENT DUPLEX IN CE D! BEAUTIFUL VALLEYVIEW U ED R ! WOW 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 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 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 IMMACULATE, A/C, MOVEIN READY B U N GALOW G! IN ST ... in Victoria N EW LI Park. New shingles, shed, garage heater and appl. MF laundry, bsmt. r/i. Partially fin. bsmt. 22’x26’ htd. gar. w/RV parking. Close to parks! Asking $269,500 CA0012364 MANY RECENT RENO’S IN THIS AFFOR DABLE 2+2 BUNGALOW ... close to downtown and schools. ! D Dble. detached REDUCE 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 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 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 EXCELLENT BUNGALOW IN CULDE-SAC BY MIRROR LAKE! ... Close to Senior Centre, only 1/2 block from beautiful Mirror Lake walking trails. You’ll love the yard, peaceful setting, beautifully maintained home. Lovely hardwood flooring, bright LR, spacious master bedroom, dev. bsmt. Exc. yard. You’ll love the location, lifestyle. Great place to come home to! Asking $295,700 CA0012639

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COMMERCIAL PREMIER LAWN SERVICE COMPANY ... specializing in weed control and fert. for sale in Camrose. 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

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780-672-4495 ACREAGES C O Z Y ACREAGE LIVING ON G! N EW LI STIN 4.99 ACRES ... only 20 min. from Camrose, 3 km from Nature Conservation Centre. 1245 sq. ft. bungalow w/3 bdrm. up, 1 down, 3 baths, recent updates incl. upstairs windows, ext. 1” insulation, new siding. Good land for future bldg. Septic system new in 2008. Kids go to Bawlf School. CA0012487 Asking $289,000

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 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 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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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 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

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 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 30, 2013

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Dale Bowal Bud James Trudi Dunham Rick Nygaard Deanna Lunde

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Halley is currently taking evening courses in Sign Language (ASL) and plans to complete a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology in the next three years, starting this September.

Congratulations Halley, we’re very proud of you!

Scott Schneider and Cheryl Schneider, along with Brent and Elaine Burnstad are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children

Kari Michelle and Jonathan Brent

Mark and Faye Yuha, along with Dave and Donna Tomaszewski, are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Janelle Dawn and Mathew D. W. Wedding took place in San Carlos, Mexico on April 27, 2013. Family and Friends are welcome to the Open House and Dance at Rosalind Community Hall, on May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m.

Please join us in celebration on May 11, 2013 at 9 p.m. for an Open House and Dance at the Round Hill Hall.

STARTER OR INVESTMENT HOME... Two bedrooms up, one down, new windows and extra large fenced yard. Call Dale for details. Asking $169,000. (R1421)

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

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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)

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)

SPECIAL 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)

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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)

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)

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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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 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)

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

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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)

ACREAGES 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)

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)

Darlene and Lloyd Van Slyke, along with Kathie and Murray Green are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children

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Bailey Graduates with Masters Halley Elizabeth Bailey, daughter of Bob and Val Bailey, graduated with her Masters Degree in Vocal Performance at the University of Victoria in April of 2012.

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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)

AL OCCASIONS I C E SP

Candace Lynn and Brett Conrad Murray on July 20, 2013

Wishing our Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa a very happy

80th Birthday on May 5th With much love, the Cross family

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

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OLE SPRING RUN Ole Uffda is ready for the annual spring run-off organized by the Camrose Running Club on May 4. The start is in Jubilee Park at 46 Avenue and 51A Street. Children can participate in a one kilometre fun run around the park and try to beat Ole Uffda's time. Sign up for the event at www.camroserunning. ca/oles_spring_run-off and get in shape.


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Gunda “Grace” Manchester October 13, 1917 – April 24, 2013 Grace Manchester, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2013 at the age of 95 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Camrose, Alberta. Grace was born in Hughenden, Alberta on October 13, 1917. Grace married Maynard Manchester of Evesham, Saskatchewan and together they raised their three children Darlene, Gary and David. Great-Grandma Grace loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. She was always ready for a dance with any of the grandsons at any of the five weddings. She was an avid reader, loved her crossword puzzles and she took pride in beating her daughtersin-law at a game of Scrabble. Grace was active in her church and prayer group and enjoyed socializing with friends and neighbors. Her fondest memories are of the travelling she did with Maynard as his job took them to the southern USA, Hawaii, and Cuba (before the revolution). Also, Grace and Maynard took a trip of a lifetime when they travelled to Hallingdal, Norway in 1996 – both of her parents’ origins.   Left to mourn her passing are her children Gary (Jane) Manchester of Sylvan Lake, and David (Marg) Manchester of Cochrane, and Darlene Manchester of Deep Cove, BC; six grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; one brother Lloyd Julson of Wetaskiwin; two sisters Lee Kleckner of Delta, BC and Joyce Kiddell of Camrose. Grace was predeceased by her husband Maynard; brother Joel Julson; and sister Anne Trenchard. A funeral service was held on Monday, April 29, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. from Bawlf Lutheran Church with Rev. Bill Harder officiating. Interment has taken place in the Bawlf Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Bawlf 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”

Elly Holmberg Mrs. Elly Holmberg of Camrose, Alberta passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at the age of 85 years. Left to cherish her memory are her children Lois (Tom) Semmens of Camrose, David (Denise) Holmberg of Calgary, and Brian (Cheryl) Holmberg of Red Deer; five grandchildren; and eight greatgrandchildren.  Elly was predeceased by her husband Bob; one brother Clarence; and three sisters Joy, Julia and Verna.    As per the family’s request, a funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. from Messiah Lutheran Church with Pastor Ken Grambo officiating.   Inurnment will take place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to C.L.B.I., Hastings Lake Bible Camp, 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”

Jocelyne Marie Demeuse Jocelyne Marie Demeuse of Edberg passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the age of 68 years. Left to cherish her memory are her husband Daniel; son David; two grandchildren; and numerous brothers and sisters. Jocelyne was predeceased by her parents; one brother; and one sister. A Time of Visitation was held on  Saturday, April 27, 2013 from Burgar Memorial Chapel . If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

In memory of

Bill (William) Scotvold 1938 – 1988 Sadly missed, forever loved and remembered by your family

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

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Peter Michael Stangowitz October 29, 1929 – April 19, 2013 Peter Michael Stangowitz passed away on April 18, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital at the age of 83 years. Peter was born on October 29, 1929 in Macklin, Saskatchewan to John and Julia Stangowitz. Peter married his first wife Dora Bell and they had four wonderful children together before they divorced. In 1968, Peter met his second wife Marion Burvill and her daughter. Peter and Marion had one child together, bringing Peter’s offspring total to six. For the majority of Peter’s career, he worked for Klug’s Sheet Metal in Camrose until he retired in 2005.  Peter loved going camping, birdwatching, and taking in sports on TV, as well as watching his favorite hockey team, the Camrose Kodiaks, at the local arena.  Peter was predeceased by his son Darcy; five brothers Paul, Pius, Joe, George and John; along with his two sisters Margaret and Ann. He is survived by his loving wife Marion; his children Susan (Bev) Chipchase of Calgary, Steven (Lorraine) of New Sarepta, Sandra (Gary) Edge of Glenevis, Trish (Devon) Eklund of Camrose, and Jean (Gary) Sinclair of Joffre; four sisters Josephine (Ray) Mackie, Doris Akerstrom, Loretta Reid and Rose George; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A funeral service was held on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ken Grambo officiating. Inurnment has taken place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose.  If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Alberta Cancer Foundation. 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”

What flowers say when your heart is too full to express Flowers say love, care and concern. They show your respect and offer comfort. They’re a visible expression of sympathy and love. FLOWERS AT A FUNERAL… “They are important”

Pedersen’s Florists Next to Duff Layton’s 4936-50 Street, Camrose 780-672-2553 www.pedersensflorists.com Email: orders@pedersensflorists.com

Mary Elizabeth Berry Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Berry of Camrose passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the age of 85 years. Left to cherish her memory are her husband Maurice; her children Anne (Vince) Flynn of Camrose, Dean of Red Deer, Ross (Ron Roberts) of Toronto, Doug (Joyce) of Edmonton; four grandchildren Lindsay Flynn, Warren Berry, Michelle Flynn and Stewart Berry; and one brother Jack Wallis of Camrose. Mary was predeceased by two sons in infancy John Allen and David; parents John and Elizabeth; sister-in-law Louise Wallis.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. from Camrose United Church (4829-50 Street) with Rev. Brian Hunter officiating. Inurnment will take place in Daysland Cemetery. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to St. Mary’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit.

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

Honour your departed friend or relative …with a memorial gift that will do good in their name forever.

David Ofrim Vice Chair (780)672-3534

Battle River Community Foundation Box 1122, Camrose, AB  T4V 4E7 Phone (780)679-0449

Clifford Raymond Lassesen Mr. Clifford Raymond Lassesen of Camrose passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at the age of 84 years. Left to cherish his memory are his children Susan (Ron) Fowler of Edberg, Beverly Lassesen of Red Deer, Barry (Sharon Wolf) of Duhamel, Lorne Perkin (Margaret Zak) of Ohaton, Leighton Perkin of Camrose; daughter-in-law Susan Perkin of Camrose; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two greatgreat-grandchildren; and one sister Elda Olofson of Camrose. Cliff was predeceased by his wife Mary; son Lowell Perkin; three brothers Arnold, Palmer and Melvin; and two sisters Norma and Doris. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. from Camrose United Church with Rev. Alan Richards officiating. Interment will take place in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to 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”

In memory of

Loveigh Jeglum May 22, 1922 – May 1, 2004 We think of you and speak of you often, Grandma, but today more than usual. Nine years have passed, but memories of you remain strong and vivid. You are only as far as God, and God is very near. Love Jay, Kim, Wendy and families


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WILCOX Remembered every day, Sadly missed along life’s way, No longer in our lives to share But in our hearts, you’re always there. In loving memory of

Timmy Wilcox who passed away on April 16, 1978

Bing Wilcox who passed away on April 27, 2000

Louise Wilcox

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In memory of

Leslie “Les” Percy December 22, 1930 – April 29, 2008 Time may heal the broken heart, Time may make the wound   less sore, But time can never stop   the longing For the loved one gone before. Lovingly remembered by Mary, Michael, Elizabeth, Ian and families

who passed away on May 11, 1997

Our dedicated team of funeral directors and colleagues: (Front L-R): Rod Madison, Jennifer Kontek, Leona Norenberg, Keri Vickers, Bob Hanrahan (Middle L-R): John Person, Cam Parker, Jim Gillespie, Bart Orr (Back L-R): Barrie Fenby, Robert Lyslo, Alvin Koehli

In this fast-paced, high-pressure world, we continue to sell monuments in the same fashion as Burgar’s first did back in 1906…

Time may heal the broken heart, Time may make the wound   less sore, But time can never stop   the longing For the loved one gone before. – The Wilcox family

For information on The Camrose Booster Obituary Page, contact your funeral director or The Camrose Booster

As professional funeral directors, we understand tthe trauma of losing ssomeone you love. We also know your need W tto select a proper, ffitting memorial tribute aas a reflection of your memories and to show m respect, honor and regard ffor your loved ones. • We believe strongly that you should determine when the time is right for you to choose a monument or flower vase. Our policy is not one of high-pressure, act-now selling. • We offer only high-quality, long-lasting products. Our 10 decades of experience has taught us what to look for in terms of materials, finishes, designs, etc. The product lines we offer you are built to last, built to withstand our climates and come fully guaranteed. We know you only want to buy a memorial one time! • We offer memorials for every budget. At Burgar Funeral Home, we appreciate every inquiry, and treat every transaction with the dignity and respect it so richly deserves.

CAMROSE & DAYSLAND

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Phone 780-672-2121 4817-51 Avenue, Camrose Recorded Obituary Line 780-679-2400

“More than 100 years of Dedicated Service to Your Community”

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BUS SERVICE

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The Battle River Bus will begin transportation service from Bashaw to Camrose on May 2 and every Thursday to help county residents have access to more medical and shopping facilities. The service is possible with the assistance of Camrose County, ALL and the Bashaw Bus Society.

COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Sales and Service Phone 780.608.1440 5419-47 Street, Camrose


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Charlie Killam School conducts health fair By Dan Jensen

A Health Fair at Charlie Killam School April 26 gave students the opportunity to participate in activities and sessions that focused on the benefits of active lifestyles, wellness and nutrition. Students attended three activity sessions, two wellness sessions and one nutritional session. "We received a good response from the students," said Health Fair co-coordinator Ryan Galenza. "They were a little apprehensive at first about getting away from their reggular routine but they were respectful, responsive and eager to hear the messages that the presenters were giving." Planning for this year's Health Fair began in December, with organizers getting in touch with presenters from not just Camrose but across the province, as well as local sponsors who donated food and gifts. "We are very grateful to everyone who took time out of their schedules to make this day a success," said Galenza. As an Ever Active School, Charlie Killam School is working with staff, students, parents and the community to provide students with a wide variety of healthy activities, opportunities to experience activities to which they may not have had exposure in the past, knowledge about health, nutrition and wellness issues, and activities that exist in the community related to health and physical activities. Sponsors of the Health Fair were: Wildrose Co-op, Edo Japan, Starbucks, Superstore, Walmart, Pizza Hut, Boston Pizza and Channel 10.

Britta Boden, from the Augustana Fitness Centre, led students through an active fitness class that combined strength and flexibility.

Becky Oxton led a session titled Are You Ready to Drive?

Dalen Crete practices his golf swing in a session offered by the Camrose Golf Course.

Blaine Hironka gathers jelly beans in a session titled Mental Health Matters. The jelly beans were used as a metaphor to teach the importance of filling other people's buckets.

Justine Leverick learned how much a fire hose weighs.

Kyle Nickel takes aim in a course on target shooting.

Tanner Kowal and Scott Woods did a bit of shadow boxing in a session led by Sylvio Fex.

Camrose Police Service detective Craig Ferguson helps a student with a fitness routine.


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GROCERY GIVE-AWAY Win $100 worth of groceries this week courtesy of…

R E T N E TO ! N I W The winner for April 29 is Julie Gardner of Camrose. The entry was drawn at M&M Meat Shops.

This is our way of saying thank you for using The Camrose Booster to plan your weekly grocery shopping. Get your entries in now. GROCERY GIVE-AWAY

GROCERY GIVE-AWAY

Win $100.00 worth of groceries Drop off entry by 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2013

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WILD ROSE CO-OP 48 Ave. and 51 St. PHONE 780-672-3107

Draw to be made Monday, May 6, 2013

WILD ROSE CO-OP 48 Ave. and 51 St. PHONE 780-672-3107

GROCERY GIVE-AWAY

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Win $100.00 worth of groceries Drop off entry by 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2013

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SOBEYS 4820-66 Street PHONE 780-672-5969

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M & M MEAT SHOPS 120-6800-48 Avenue PHONE 780-672-1484

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WALMART Unit 400 Cornerstone 6800-48 Avenue

Draw to be made Monday, May 6, 2013

WALMART Unit 400 Cornerstone 6800-48 Avenue

Draw to be made Monday, May 6, 2013

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Family Feud sparks interest in fireworks By Jane Cherry-Lemire Camrose Arts Director Do you ever watch game shows and think “I know that One?” If the answer to the above question is a yes then here’s your chance to play "The Feud!" The Camrose and Area Canada Day Committee has drummed up a fun way to raise money towards the local Canada Day celebrations and fireworks this year. The Feud is based on the TV show Family Feud and will be hosted by professional game show hosts. The event will be held at The Canadian Brewhouse on May 4. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner and a beverage (included in the price of a ticket). Ticket holders will be free to choose a $15 meal from the menu. A silent auction will also be part of the event and opportunities to bid on some great items will take place throughout the night. The Feud will begin at about 7:30 p.m. We are encouraging people to put together teams of four in order to play. If people do not have a team we will help create one. Those who want a 100 per cent chance of playing and want prime seats can expect to pay $75 each for a ticket; those who want to have a 50 per cent chance of playing can expect to pay $50 each for a ticket; and those who prefer to eat, drink and only be part of the audience and fun experience can expect to pay $30 for a ticket. All proceeds after expenses from ticket sales will go to the Canada Day celebrations and fireworks. All players will win a prize and the winning team will be awarded with $400 in Canadian Brewhouse gift certificates. There will also be a prize for the most creative team outfits. Businesses are encouraged to consider putting together teams to provide a fun night out for staff. This may also provide an opportunity for businesses to promote themselves. If businesses want to get in on the action but cannot attend the event they can become a sponsor and have a presence at the event on the screen and in the program. Space is limited so we encourage you to purchase tickets and register your team by April 26. Tickets will be available at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre at 4809-52 Street. For more details on how to register your team or to become a sponsor, call Jane at 780-672-9949.

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Huseby competes in Skills Alberta Submitted

Madison Huseby, of Bawlf, won the gold medal in culinary arts for the second straight year at the Regional Skills Alberta event in Vermilion April 26. Madison competed against six other students for the honour of representing her region at the upcoming Skill Alberta competition in Edmonton May 15 and 16 at the Expo Centre. Madison will now compete in a two-day event for a total of seven hours of kitchen work. On day one of the competition Madison will be required to portion two whole chickens into usable parts. She will reserve four chicken breasts for day two and will pan fry them as part of the entree. Continuing on day one, she will also use the chicken backs and wingtips and ribcage to make at least one litre of chicken stock for use on day two. The production of the chicken stock requires adherence to some skills such as the making of a mirepoix and the correct use of a sachet bag and of course the correct application of heat as in boiling, simmering, clarification and reserving. On day one the competition is set to judge the students’ knife skills with precise cuts and knowledge of cooking procedures. The students will have to produce two three-egg omelettes that are required to be filled with a creamed spinach mixture (Florentine). They will also have to produce a tomato salsa to be served with the omelettes as well as a fresh fruit garnish.

Madison Huseby

The salsa offers the judges a chance to scrutinize the precise skills that are used in classical and reconstructed style cooking. All of the cooking students in the provincial competition will be given the same scope so there is a level system for judging the various skills. On day two the students are required to use the stock from day one as a base for a cream of mushroom soup. With the panfried chicken breast they will serve a bouquetière of vegetables consisting of cauliflower floret, carrot bâtonnets and green beans. There is a compulsory blanching and refreshing that must take place and the cuts have to be precise. The vegetables need to be served warm and this is essential. They will also create personalized potato gnocchi and this component allows for some diversity as the young cooks can add their own twist and,

“pop” to the traditional Italian dish. The chicken plate will also be graced with traditional pan gravy. It is important to note that the day two menus are for four servings. The cooks need to present menus for each day describing the food and the techniques used to create their plates. The judges for the most part come from the industry with some of the most accomplished chefs in Edmonton and Calgary participating. Evaluation or judging criteria is as follows: 15 per cent sanitation, 10 per cent organization and product utilization, 25 per cent preparation and technical skill, 15 per cent presentation, 35 per cent taste and required menu components. Many students who begin competition at Grade 10 will continue on until Grade 12 and go forward in the post secondary levels. This is true of many students from the Battle River School Division. In the two short weeks before the provincial competition and one day after the regional event Madison has already had a four-hour debriefing and practice for the provincials. She will have a further nine practices before the event. Madison’s commitment to culinary art is credible and it shows in her work habits and products. Young cooks like Madison fit this bill well and it is worth the trip to Edmonton to visit the skills competition.

Mush Virtual Trek comes to a close By Colleen Lindholm, Camrose Primary Care Network

Congratulations participants of the Camrose PCN 90-day Mush Virtual Trek. You walked, ran, swam, biked, danced and moved. The virtual trek was created to provide a fun way for you to works towards a healthier you and you are well on your way. The 2013 Mush Iditarod Virtual Trek, which began on January 15, had 523 participants joining in this unique fitness challenge – together logging over 260 million steps. You virtually travelled the journey of the Alaskan Iditarod Trail, which not only increased your physical and mental well-being, you received valuable health and fitness tips along your journey. A key partner in the success of this year’s trek is the Augustana Fitness Centre. It has played a substantial role in the success of the trek this year with keeping track of participants' progress on its bulletin board, being a part of the kickoff and wind-up events as well as providing the grand prize of a one-year membership. In partnership with Jalene and Deanna from the Fitness Centre, the PCN is excited to announce this year’s winner, logging 1.2 million steps is Keitha Cunningham. Way to go Keitha – you are an inspiration to us all. To encourage everyone to participate at his or her own fitness levels, the grand prize draw was done a little differently this

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Augustana Fitness Centre staff Deanna Roper and Jalene Johnsen present Keitha Cunningham with gift certificates to join the gym, with Mush Virtual trek organizer Colleen Lindholm assisting.

year. Every single person who registered in the Mush Virtual Trek was entered into the draw. The more check points each reached throughout the trek journey gave each an entry into the grand prize draw. We really wanted this year’s trek to focus on individual success. We give honorable mentions to the top five finishers: Harvey Litke, Kelly Bauer, Thomas Smith, Veronica Galenza and Jim Kupka. This year’s trek had many participants logging well over two million steps with and

with a few even over three million steps. The Group Challenge of the Mush Trek, supported this year by the Camrose Healthy Lifestyle Coalition, measured the progress of the groups against the progress of other groups within the Trek program. The Group Activity Graph compared activity against other groups in the program based on the percentage of active members for their past seven days. The group challenge took the total of all the steps for the group, and

averaged it by the number of steppers in the group. This way it didn’t matter if the group was large or small, it was all fair. The PCN is pleased to announce the group The Happy Wanderers as the 2013 winners. Members of The Happy Wanderers include Pat Lofvendahl, Bill MaertensPoole, Marlene Maertens-Poole and Wilf Maertens-Poole. “The Camrose Healthy Lifestyle Coalition is proud to support the efforts made by Camrose PCN in promoting healthier living through initia-

tives like Mush. We are also delighted to award the group winners with $500 to further encourage their healthy living needs,” states coalition member Jane Cherry-Lemire. “The Camrose PCN Physician Group, along with our health care provider team, would like to congratulate all Mush participants and celebrate each of their personal successes,” said Stacey Strilchuk, Camrose PCN executive director. “The PCN is very fortunate to be able to collaborate with partners like The Augustana Fitness Centre and The Camrose Healthy Lifestyle Coalition in a way that is meaningful and relevant to individuals in their journey towards health and well-being.” The PCN received a lot of positive feedback on the virtual trek tool – with people using it as a tool to keep them motivated in their fitness activities. To keep the momentum going, the PCN is pleased to announce people will be able to continue using the tool for their own personal fitness journey until the 2014 Virtual Trek. While the official PCN trek is complete, we encourage everyone to use it as their own personal fitness tool. Even if you didn’t join the official trek – it’s not too late to join. See how far you can journey down the Iditarod Trail over the next year. Reward yourself each time you make it. To learn more about continuing on the trek or to register for your own journey, visit www. camrosepcn.com.


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Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. Her impressive career has spanned more than 50 years. At 13, Judy Collins made her public debut performing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos but it was the music of such artists as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, as well as the traditional songs of the folk revival, that sparked Judy’s love of lyrics. She soon moved away from the classical piano and began her lifelong love with the guitar. In 1961, Judy Collins released her first album, A Maid of Constant Sorrow, at the age of 22 and began a thirty-five year association with Jac Holzman and Elektra Records. She interpreted the songs of fellow artists - particularly the social poets of the time such as Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs and Tom Paxton. Judy was instrumental in bringing other singer-songwriters to a wider audience including poet/musician Leonard Cohen – and musicians Joni Mitchell and Randy Newman. May 1 • doors 7 pm • show 8 pm • $30

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Big River is four musicians from the West Coast of British Columbia whose main purpose is to present the recordings of Johnny Cash in the style and with the sound of Johnny Cash himself. David James is “Almost Johnny Cash” – and nothing could be closer to the truth. Dave and the band are doggedly dedicated to replicating the most authentic Johnny Cash tribute the world has ever seen. May 18 • doors 7 pm • show 8 pm • $35

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Bailey’s Buckaroos consists of a rowdy bunch of guitar slingin’ desperados living in Camrose Alberta. The group is made up of Dan Olofson (Bass guitar), Stan Kontek (Steel Guitar), Jordan Leden (Lead Guitar), Norm Taylor (Drums), Rudy Famulak (Fiddle) and Curtis Bessette (Lead Guitar), all with a passion for playing music; a gift handed down from their fathers. Sunday May 26th at 2:00pm is the inaugural show for Bailey’s Buckaroos highlighting some great talent that has come out of Camrose in recent years: Myra Marshall, Cory Vanderjagt and Jessica Dostie. Join us at the Bailey to see and hear the sights and sounds of the old west. Bailey’s Buckaroos is a classic country music extravaganza, which promises to be an hour and half full of fun for the whole family. Proceeds from the event go to support the Bailey Theatre. Thank you to our generous sponsors The Camrose Canadian and Alberta Foundation for the Arts. May 26 • doors 1 pm • show 2 pm • $12 Tickets available at the Bailey Box Office or online at www.baileytheatre.com

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MARSHALL LAWRENCE’S BLUES REVUE

Get ready for an exciting evening of Blues. Marshall Lawrence’s Blues Revue spans the decades from Delta Style Acoustic Blues to Chicago Style Electric Blues and culminates in Acid Style Electric Blues/Rock. Marshall Lawrence’s Blues Revue features Marshall’s solo acoustic show, special guests Camrose’s Black Hyenas, and culminates in Marshall on electric guitar with Marshall Lawrence & The Lazy Bastards. This show is among the most crowd-pleasing live music experiences around. The energy and excitement makes for a very special event. Come on in and enjoy the ride. Jun 1 • doors 7 pm • show 8 pm • $10 Tickets available at the Bailey Box Office or online at www.baileytheatre.com

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Enerplus supports Camrose DARE

Enerplus’ Joarcam foreman Jim Geddes presented a $4,000 donation to Camrose Police Service Inspector Lee Foreman to ensure that DARE programs grow and succeed in communities such as Camrose. This is the third of a three-year sponsorship commitment. By Murray Green

Enerplus is teaming up with the Camrose Police Service to ensure the DARE program continues in the local area. “Enerplus is proud to sponsor the Camrose Police Service DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program," said Enerplus foreman Jim Geddes. The program was established to protect and educate the youth of Camrose regarding issues such as bullying, drugs,

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and making positive life choices. DARE began in 1996 with the assignment of a school resource officer (SRO), allowing a fulltime employee to be focused on the schools and students of Camrose. For over 14 years the DARE curriculum has reached all nine schools in Camrose area and covers a number of core health issues that fall within Alberta Learning’s curriculum. DARE’s "no use" message is based on

improving life skills and focusing on drug awareness. Peer pressure resistance training, self-improvement concepts, personal safety, and decision-making skills are taught to all Grade 3, 6, and 8 students in the City of Camrose. For more information visit www.camrosepoliceservice.ca/ divisions/school_resource_officer/ and the Camrose Police Service’s current DARE officer is Mr. John Fernhout.

Kevin Sorenson, M.P., Crowfoot Standing Up to Terrorism

Our prayers continue for the Boston Marathon victims, survivors, their families and loved ones. On the heels of this tragic event, we learn of an alleged terrorist plot supported by al-Qaeda in Iran to attack Via Rail passenger trains here in Canada. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews maintains these incidents demonstrate the need for stronger anti-terrorism laws in Canada. On Monday, following the attack in Boston, our Conservative government proceeded with Bill S-7, the Combatting Terrorism Act as the Order of the Day in the House of Commons. This is one of the same legislative Acts that I worked on early in my tenure as your Member of Parliament when I served as Official Opposition Senior Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Critic. Shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, I helped write and supported the passage of the same provisions in Bill S-7. These special measures expired in 2007. Our government prepared Bill S-7 with these same measures and we have kept it on the Order Paper in Parliament ready to re-instate. Bill S-7 provides for investigative hearings and preventive arrest when terrorist activity in Canada is suspected or occurs. It prohibits persons from leaving or attempting to leave Canada to commit terrorist acts. As well, it can require someone to testify before a judge at an investigative hearing or be imprisoned for refusing. Whenever a terrorist act occurs, we need to take immediate action to protect Canadians by, for example, identifying and pursuing the perpetrators and learning if there are more assaults planned or underway. Such questions need to be answered as soon as possible.

Bill S-7 provides the authority to deal with an act of terrorism in Canada in a timely manner and provides Canada’s law enforcement agencies the tools they need. Our House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, conducted the review and clauseby-clause study of Bill S-7 late last fall. As Chair, I reported S-7 back to the House in December 2012 – without amendments – after weeks of public hearings and expert witness testimony. The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of Justice told our committee, “It is important to note that individuals have the right to counsel throughout the process outlined in S-7. Statements made by an individual won’t be used against him or her in subsequent criminal proceedings. The two exceptions are, of course, if there was perjury or if the individual was contradicting the facts they’d already given.” This allows persons who may have crucial knowledge concerning an act of terrorism to come forward and either prevent a terrorist act, or provide timely information to apprehend the perpetrators, or prevent further terrorist acts. Our committee heard that the provisions in Bill S-7 have never been used by Canada. Good government requires the right decisions to be made at the right time. It would be unfortunate to pass Bill S-7 into law after a terrorist attack in Canada. I support Bill S-7 being part of the law in Canada, and I pray that we never need to use it. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns you may write me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call 780-6084600, toll-free 1-800-665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail Kevin.Sorenson.C1@parl.gc.ca.


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See this section for your automotive needs as well as classified automotive e ads and community news.

The advantages of buying from a franchised dealership

Pat Quinlan, Lamb Ford Sales By Dan Jensen

With money being tight, it is always a good idea to shop around for the best deal. Telling the difference, however, between a deal that is a good one and a deal that is not can sometimes be a little bit tricky and require some thorough investigation. You need to take into consideration the quality of product, the warranty for that product and the people with whom you are dealing. After all, cheapest does not always translate into less expensive. As Leon M. Cautillo put it, "The bitterness of poor quality remains long after low pricing is forgotten!" In the case of buying a new vehicle, you want to be sure that the vehicle is reliable and that the person with whom you are speaking is knowledgeable. You also want the assurance that if something goes wrong with it sometime down the road, you can get it back to prime condition in as little time as possible. The following local franchise dealerships are examples of some, among others, who have good reputations for providing competitive or better pricing, quality and after-sales service. Lamb Ford Sales Ltd. in Camrose takes pride in the fact that all staff are highly trained in their respective fields and are able to promptly answer the questions of all their customers. "They know what they are talking about and that means a lot," said Lamb Ford Sales general manager Pat Quinlan. "If they aren't able to thoroughly answer a question to your satisfaction there is someone who can." Lamb Ford also offers customers factory incentives and cash discounts on all the newest models, and low interest rates on those that are used. "With the market the way it is we understand the need to be competitive," said Quinlan. "If we weren't competitive we wouldn't exist." Quinlan said no one knows a Ford vehicle better than Ford itself. "The computer systems in vehicles today are very complex. We have the equipment here that lets us get to the root of the problems in the shortest time possible

Mike Rodin, Camrose Chrysler

Will McClellan, McClellan Chevrolet Buick GMC

and do the updates that are needed. In some cases we can have an engineer from Ford come out to help with a diagnosis." Quinlan said it is a myth that buying a vehicle or parts from a non-franchised dealership is less expensive. "If you buy a Ford vehicle and buy Ford parts from us when it comes time to service or repair that vehicle, the vehicle will run better and last longer than if you purchased after-market products." Lamb Ford Sales is a multiple-time winner of the President's Diamond Club Award, presented annually to those dealerships that demonstrate outstanding achievement in sales and customer service. McClellan Chevrolet Buick GMC has always been committed to putting the customer first. "We are here to earn the business of customers and provide them with exceptional service," said dealer principal Will McClellan. "We know we wouldn't be here if it wasn't for them." McClellan Chevrolet Buick GMC works hard at being competitive with all its prices. "We realize that people have a choice to go where they want but also realize that they want quality. There aren't any savings to be had if you purchase something that has to be replaced sooner than something you would buy straight from the manufacturer." McClellan Chevrolet Buick GMC believes the quality of new and used products it has to offer is second to none. "The products we offer are always improving," said McClellan. "We have more new models this year than we have ever had in the past." McClellan Chevrolet Buick GMC is committed to maintaining a highly skilled and trained staff to ensure that service work meets the highest possible standards. "We have staff who have been here for many years who are familiar with every part of the business and product line," said McClellan. "One of the things we are very happy about is the fact that our shop foreman has been acknowledged as one of the best GM technicians in the country." McClellan Chevrolet Buick GMC received the Busi-

ness Excellence Award at the Camrose Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week banquet last fall in recognition of the important role it has played in the community. "We are always striving to be a responsible member of the community and pay it forward," said McClellan. Camrose Chrysler is committed to ensuring that all customers have a good vehicle ownership experience. "If they buy a vehicle from us we believe it is our responsibility to stand behind them for as long as they own that vehicle by providing them with the best possible products and service," explained Camrose Chrysler owner Mike Rodin. "The experience they have with us does not stop after they purchase their new set of wheels." Camrose Chrysler has invested thousands of dollars in high tech diagnostic equipment, and is continually sending technicians to training programs so they can upgrade their skills. "Our technicians have hundreds of hours of training and, in most cases, know exactly what to look for when problems start to arise," said Rodin. Camrose Chrysler recommends the use of Chrysler parts whenever possible. "Chrysler parts are built specifically for Chrysler vehicles and carry a full one-year warranty," said Rodin. Chrysler vehicles are covered by a full three-year, 60,000 km comprehensive warranty and a five-year, 100,000 powertrain warranty. "The factory warranty gives you a fixed cost of ownership," said Rodin. "You know what the monthly operating costs are and if something goes wrong there isn't any more money that will be coming out of your pocket." Chrysler also offers five years of roadside assistance on all vehicles that covers everything from tows to getting inside the vehicle when you have locked yourself out. Camrose Chrysler provides free shuttle service for those who bring their vehicles in for repairs. "We take customers to their homes and businesses and pick them up again when the vehicle is ready," said Rodin. "We know how inconvenient it is for them to bring a vehicle in for repairs so we do our best to work around their schedules."


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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 780672-9710. 2004 DAMON INTRUDER CLASS A MOTORHOME – 8.1L gas engine, Workhorse 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.

BOATS, RVs and CAMPERS LOVE CAMPING, BUT TIRED OF SHOVELLING SNOW OFF THE AWNING IN MAY? Say goodbye to your Gulfstream! Move it fast with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a splash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! Ph. 780-672-3142. 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.

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Turcotte joins Vikings The University of Alberta, Augustana Campus and Vikings men’s basketball program announced the commitment of Sebastien Turcotte to the Vikings beginning in the 2013-14 season. Sebastien is a diverse multisport standout and high-honours student from Bishop J. Mahoney High School in Saskatoon who caught the eye of Vikings head coach Dave Drabiuk when the Saints played in the Jasper Place Reb Invitational in December. “Sebastien’s coach at BJM, Brett Hoffman, is an excellent coach that really cares about developing player talent and molding people of great character. I know we are getting an excellent basketball player, student and new member of the Augustana community,” said coach Dave Drabiuk. As a member of the BJM Saints football team Sebastien won both city and provincial championships in 2011 and 2012 playing wide receiver and was named the recipient of his team’s hustle and desire award in both seasons. Coach Dave Drabiuk noted that “Sebastien was quietly making his presence felt at ID camp this year and our players immediately pointed to him as ‘our kind of guy’ in terms of his demeanor, competitiveness and his commitment to success."

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Camrose Association For Community Living (CAFCL) offers two scholarships each year. The Norris Bowen scholarship was established by Muriel Rieger and is administered by CAFCL. The $300 scholarship will be awarded to an individual with a developmental disability participating in further education of any type. The second scholarship is The Camrose Association For Community Living Disabilities Studies scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that is awarded to a student in the disabilities field or a field of related study. Michelle Gainsforth was the recipient of the Disabilities Studies scholarship for the 20122013 academic year. Michelle is a TIPS/PCAP mentor and has been an employee at CAFCL for two and one half years. Michelle is enrolled in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Education through distance learning at Lethbridge College. Michelle will use this course to help with her current position at CAFCL as the primary goal of the Parent Child Assistance Program (PCAP) is to prevent future births of alcohol and drug exposed children. We do this by addressing the needs of their mothers helping to stabilize using a number of methods such as setting goals and identifying steps to achieve them, obtaining alcohol/drug treatment, choosing a family planning method, and resolving system service barriers. FASD is the most common disability in the world, and 100 per cent preventable. “I believed taking the FASD Education course through Lethbridge College would better enable me to serve the families I work with. The course has helped me better understand what FASD is, a prevention strategy, and the variety of ways alcohol impacts a developing fetus’ brain.  My goal after completing the course is to help remove the stigma attached to FASD by finding the necessary supports for the mothers that will help remove the shame and blame associated with FASD.  When a mother feels empowered and is supported by people that understand that women drink alcohol during pregnancy for the same reason they drink alcohol when they are not pregnant, she will be more likely to ask for the needed supports for her child with an FASD," says Gainsforth CAFCL is currently accepting applications for the 2013-2014 scholarships. If you or someone you know would benefit from either of these scholarships, please contact Cherilyn Sharkey at (780) 672-0257 or by email at csharkey@cafcl.org. Deadline for submitting scholarship applications is Friday, May 10th, 2013. Camrose Association for Community Living, founded fifty years ago, is a community focused organization providing services to people to develop skills and build quality of life. The association assists people with disabilities, people with acquired brain injury, and families at risk to live and participate in the community. With a staff of over 110, CAFCL serves people across East Central Alberta.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 33 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. CAMROSE WILD ROSE DANCE CLUB dance held first and third Saturday of every month at Mirror Lake Centre, 5415-49 Ave., Camrose. May 4 band: The Diamonds. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Dance 8:00 p.m. - midnight. Admission: $12 members, $14 nonmembers. For more information call Lawrence, 780-608-1590 or Evelyn, 780-672-4884.

BRIDAL SHOWER for Carey Graham, bride-elect of Greg Loesch, on Sunday, May 5, 2:00 p.m. at Ohaton Hall. 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 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. ROUND HILL 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. ST. JOSEPH’S ANNUAL TURKEY AND HAM SUPPER – Sunday, May 5 at Hay Lakes Agriplex, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. $10/ person, Pre-school: Free, Family rate: $30 (Parent(s) plus children under 18.) Everyone welcome. SHELDON AND JESSICA SQUAIR lost their home and possessions in a house fire April 19. There has been a trust fund set up for their well-being at RBC. Thank you for all the response and caring. Contact 780-385-0256 for further information. ROUND HILL ELKS’ ANNUAL STEAK FRY – Sat., June 8, Round Hill Community Hall. Tickets are $20 each and must be bought in advance. Cocktails: 6 - 7 p.m.; Supper: 7 - 9 p.m. Dance to follow. For tickets call: Allan, 780-608-9483, Dave, 780-672-3923, or John, 780-672-6074. SOS PROGRAM (SERVICE OPTIONS FOR SENIORS) – Camrose & District Seniors Information Society invites you to our Annual General Meeting on May 14, 1:00 p.m. in large boardroom upstairs in the Community Centre, 4516-54 St., Camrose. Ph. 780672-4131. BAWLF & DISTRICT LIONS CLUB ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST – Sunday, May 12, Bawlf Community Centre, 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. Adults: $7.50; Ages 12 and under: $5; Under 6: Free. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and juice.

THANK YOU THE FAMILY OF DONNA SHANTZ would like to thank all friends and relatives for the support you have given us. Also, many thanks for all the flowers, cards and memorials. – The family of Donna Shantz

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.

LOST AND FOUND CELL PHONE LOST on Main Street, Camrose. Reward offered. Ph. 780-672-7153.

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

EMPLOYMENT WANTED

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

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

TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you.

HELP WANTED

LILY & ZELDA’S SECOND HAND SHOP & BISTRO Main Street, Daysland (Next to ATB) Ph. 780-374-3996

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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

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. CLASS 1 WINCH TRUCK DRIVER with oilfield experience for local company. Please fax resumé stating safety tickets and commercial driver’s abstract to 780-662-3368. CAREGIVER WANTED – Looking for a part-time female caregiver for a 24-year-old woman. The client has brain damage. Hours: Tues. and Thurs. and one weekend per month from 12:30 - 8:30 p.m. We are located 30 min. north of Camrose on RR 202. Wage negotiable. Please call Sheila, 780-297-4509.

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.

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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. 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 MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Houses • Duplexes • 4-Plexes • Condos • Storage •Apartments 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 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.

Expecting Company? House needs cleaning? No time? CALL DESIREE! 780-678-0371 (Leave message)

MIRROR LAKE APTS. 4908-53 Street, Camrose 1 and 2-bedrooms available. Recently renovated. Call avenue living today 780-672-2242

J.D.’s SMALL ENGINE REPAIR, SALES & SERVICE – Ph. 1-780-672-7649.

HOUSE ONE BLOCK FROM AUGUSTANA – Three-bedroom suite up, three-bedroom suite down, shared laundry. Ph. 780-855-2240. OFFICE SPACE in Camrose business centre. Ph. 780-781-1430 or 780-608-5629. AVAILABLE NOW – One-bedroom apartment, newly renovated. Mature adults only. No pets, no partiers. Heat and water included. Damage deposit required. On-site manager. Ph. 780-678-4368, 780-781-8462.

FOR RENT FOR RENT ADS NOW UPLOADED TO The Camrose Booster Website DAILY!


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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) ATTR ACTIVE TWO -BEDROOM SUITE – Quiet, well maintained, five appliances. Available July 1. Ph. 780-608-3131.

HOUSEHOLD SOLID MAPLE DINING SET with four chairs, $25 obo. Ph. 780672-0046. WHITE STOVE – Four years old, $100. 780-672-2447. SECTIONAL SOFA – Nine years old, navy, great condition, $250 obo. Ph. 780-374-2221. BROAN ALLURE HOOD FAN for stove. White, almost new, $100. 780-672-9622.

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 HOME FOR SALE – Clean, older three-bedroom home located near Augustana. Large lot, single garage, garden. Has basement suite and central vac. Open to all offers. Ph. 780-786-2783.

LIVESTOCK/FEED 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 GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-year-olds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. BLACK ANGUS BULLS – Ph. 780-672-3555. 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. SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142.

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. FIVE-YEAR-OLD HOME FOR SALE – Two-storey, three-bedroom, 1 1/2 baths on west side of Camrose. $10,000 off market price. Quick possession. Email: fjenkins@atb.com or phone toll-free 1-855-375-5022.

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. 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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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. MEN’S FULL SET L.H. GOLF CLUBS, BAG/CART – $75 obo. 780-672-8626. BELL 5900 PVR RECEIVER, 6131 RECEIVER– Two dishes, $100. 780-608-5195.

COMMON YELLOW PEAS FOR SALE – 95% germination. Ph. 780-672-7242. LINDHOLM SEED FARM Phone (780) 352-3240 Toll Free: 1-800-444-8961 Fax: (780) 352-6943, Email: lindholmseed@xplornet.com WHEAT • Cert. #1 Harvest - HRS Wheat • Cert. #1 CDC Utmost - HRS Wheat • Cert. #1 Stettler - HRS Wheat BARLEY • Cert. #1 AC Metcalf Malt Barley • Cert. #1 CDC Kindersley Malt Barley PEAS • Cert. #1 CDC Meadow Yellow Peas • Cert. #1 Thunderbird Yellow Peas High Germination and Fusarium Free

VILLAGE OF BAWLF COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE – May 11, 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Register your sale or rent a table in the old hall for $10 each by calling 780-373-3797. Maps of registered sales will be available at www.bawlf.com

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

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.

Here’s a tremendous opportunity to be in the automotive industry. We’re seeking an enthusiastic person who enjoys a fast-paced environment. Must be well-organized and a good communicator. Please apply in person today… 3511-48 Avenue, East End Camrose Phone 780-672-2476

Finley Masonry (1980) LTD.

HELP WANTED Apprentice or Construction Helper Required Must have a valid driver’s license, be able to lift up to 60 pounds, and, at times, be able to work on a scaffold 10 to 15 feet off the ground. Rate of Pay: $19.00 plus 10 percent holiday pay per hour, pending experience Fax resume to 780-672-3776 or phone and leave a message

Smith’s Hauling Inc. in Lougheed is inviting applications for the following positions:

SHOP MANAGER Duties to include: - managing the parts/service department - keep work orders up to date - ordering of parts - oversee mechanics - shipping and receiving of machinery and other goods The ideal candidate will have: - 5 years’ experience working in parts and service - superior organizational and communication skills - experience with various makes of farm equipment

FULLY CERTIFIED MECHANIC Duties to include: - service and set up of new and used farm equipment - maintenance of shop vehicles and machinery Interested applicants are to send resumes including cover letter that highlights experience and assets by May 14 to:

Smith’s Hauling Inc. Box 242 Lougheed, AB. T0B2V0 Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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

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* Position is permanent full-time * 40-hour week * Extended health benefits Camrose Booster uses Mac computers with Adobe programs including InDesign to create eye-catching advertisements in a weekly publication plus a variety of promotional pieces including brochures and business stationery. Qualifications: * minimum Grade 12 * competency in typing * proficiency in the use of the English language including spelling, grammar and punctuation * creative design skills Remuneration: by the hour, payable monthly, commensurate with qualifications, Please apply to: Berdie Fowler, Editor Camrose Booster Ltd. 4925-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Email: hutch@cable-lynx.net stating qualifications, remuneration expectations, experience and earliest available date.


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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

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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

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

Welcome…to a world of choice.

• Customer oriented • Able to meet deadlines • EXPERIENCED and willing to work on all types of vehicles

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.

• Looking to work full-time hours with competitive pay and benefits Please email your résume to Nicole@bowrayneholdings.com or fax to 780-672-0797

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

Carillion Canada Inc. is currently seeking

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 resumé to: hr@petrofield.com or fax 403-742-5544

Super 8 Camrose is accepting applications for:

Part-time Housekeepers must be available weekends We offer competitive wages, bonuses, health benefits, RRSP plans and the opportunity to work with a caring team in a professional environment. Experience is an asset but we will train the right person if they are hard working and reliable. Apply with resumé in person to: Super 8 Motel, 4710-73 Street, Camrose; by fax to 780-672-7347 or by email to gm@super8camrose.com

If you are reliable, motivated, EXPERIENCED and continuously looking to learn new skills… • Must have valid driver’s license

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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 driver’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

Camrose Ramada Camrose is accepting applications for

Part-time Night Audit We offer competitive wages, bonuses, health benefits, RRSP plans and the opportunity to work with a caring team in a professional environment. Experience is an asset but we will train the right person if they are hard working and reliable. Apply with resumé in person to: Ramada Inn 4702-73 Street, Camrose, Fax 780-672-5299 or by email to gm@ramadacamrose.com


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IT Systems Technician

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)

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Vision: The Camrose Primary Care Network supports family physicians in delivering coordinated, quality rural primary care with the support of other health professionals and enhances the physicians’ capacity and quality of life.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Location: Daysland/Forestburg Number Of Positions: 1 (0.4 FTE) What does quality primary care mean to you? For the Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN), it’s about providing greater access to primary care for an increased number of residents living in the Camrose area. If this is in line with your values, an opportunity is waiting for you. As a Camrose PCN LPN, you will be working within a physician clinic as a team member providing comprehensive primary care services to their patients. As a contributing team member, you will liaise with family physicians, nurses, healthcare professionals, patients and community stakeholders to enhance the patient’s primary care experience, improving clinical outcomes and ultimately the patient’s health and quality of life. Your role will also ensure timely patient referral to appropriate primary care programs and services in response to identified patient needs, issues and concerns. You will also contribute to increasing efficiency in the family physician’s office. Working within a multi-disciplinary team committed to comprehensive primary care requires you to focus on providing expert clinical care to manage the primary care needs of individuals and families in the Daysland/ Forestburg community. The successful candidate will therefore have advanced knowledge and decisionmaking skills in assessment, diagnosis and clinical management. Qualifications: A LPN with expertise in the clinical environment of primary care and current active registration with an applicable licensing body. Recent formal/informal education and experience in the areas of prevention, chronic disease management, health assessment, client self management and leadership is highly desirable.

Medical Office Assistant (MOA)

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

Location: Camrose, AB Prepared by the NumberLily Of Positions: 1 (0.6 FTE) REP. HR ADWORKS Do you want a unique opportunity to excel in a fast-paced organization? The Camrose Primary Care Network DESIGNER Salary: Service Team Carly (PCN) seeks an experienced, highly driven, organized and enthusiastic MOA to provide administrative • Depending on experience and education: $38,000-$50,000 PROOFED support to the Prevention and Chronic Disease Management (CDM) team. As the Camrose PCN MOA, this The successful candidate must be willing to go through a ESTIMATED is your opportunity to work alongside a multi-disciplinary team made up of family physicians, nurses, and RCMP or City Police background check. SENT other healthcare providers, initiate and maintain new programs that will assist in enhancing primary care Please email resumé in confidence to for our clients. All pricesThis exclude taxes offers a competitive wage; flexible work schedule and the opportunity to enhance your George@2ndfloorcomputers.com position education, administrative skills and gain certifications through continuous learning sessions, workshops Application 3, 2013 Sectiondeadline: MayInsertion Date Ad Size Price and conferences. Only qualifi ed applicants will April be contacted interview. CAREERS 30, 2013 for an 2 col x 3.6593 $0.00 Qualifications: The successful candidate will have formal MOA training with a minimum of five years $0.00 experience as a MOA, ideally you demonstrate the ability and willingness to work in an unstructured and $0.00 dynamic environment that requires flexibility and balancing of competing priorities; ability to develop new TOTAL PRICE $0.00skills and apply theory into practice; and an enthusiastic, can-do attitude. Equivalencies and experience will be considered. You will have strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Simply Accounting and Med Access. An excellent attendance record, reliability and personal suitability must be demonstrated through your employment references. To apply for either of these positions, please forward a copy of your resume and cover letter to: Stacey L. Strilchuk, Executive Director, Camrose PCN Rm. 1108 Suite 4 Edgeworth Centre 4512-53 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 4E3 prescription for 780.608.4927 stacey@camrosepcn.com APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 10, 2013

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2013 Shutdown Laborers/Janitors Temporary employment from approximately mid April to the end of June. Starting wage is $14.50/$16.50 and there are day/night shifts. Accepting resumés up to May 10, 2013. Must have valid driver’s license and a good work ethic, be reliable and physically fit. ATCO Power, Battle River Generating Station Forestburg, Alberta Please send resumé Fax: 780-582-8175 Attention Sherry Andre Email: Sherry.Andre@atcopower.com Magic Maintenance Supervisor Battle River Generating Station (office) 780-582-8153 or (security) 780-582-2185

Kingman Round Hill CDC is seeking applications for the following teaching position:

0.5 FTE Kindergarten Teacher

The ideal candidate will have: • Early Childhood training and/or B.Ed. • Experience in the area of literacy with young children, and possess the requisite knowledge and skills • Energy, enthusiasm and passion to work with young learners • Capacity to function as a team leader in a learning environment This is a year-to-year position to commence September 1, 2013 and terminate June 15, 2014. The Kingman Round Hill CDC is a non-profit, parent-run kindergarten which operates in Round Hill School, approximately 20 minutes northeast of Camrose, AB. We are a child-centered, experience-based program, that provides a secure environment to assist all children in becoming self-confident, capable learners. Please submit resumés by email to rhecs@hotmail.ca or by mail to Kingman Round Hill CDC, Box 114, Round Hill, AB T0B 3Z0. Application deadline is May 10, 2013. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Full-Time Customer Service Help Required Apply in person to Greg or Judy 4840-50 Street, Downtown Camrose Phone 780.672.0292 www.lousfashions.com


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

Yard Customer Service Associate Part-time evenings and weekends. You must be physically fit, be able to work well with others and have a keen sense for detail. Experience with building materials an asset.

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

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

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

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

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Photographer If you’ve got a flair for candid photography, this might be for you! We want someone to take pictures in The Tap Room every Saturday night at 11 p.m. Must be enthusiastic, energetic and creative. Rates negotiable. Apply in person to Sean Willms at the Norsemen Inn.

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

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Part and Full-time Family friendly and personable, you will provide prompt and accurate food and beverage service and contribute to our welcoming environment. Enthusiasm and great communication skills are also key. Serving and bartending experience preferred.

Bartender Part and Full-time You are outgoing, skilful and knowledgeable of a wide variety of beverages and always willing to provide creative, innovative and exceptional customer service. Your bartending experience is coupled with knowledge of cashout procedures and a willingness to learn on the job. Applicants with “Proserve” preferred.

Host/Hostess Friendly, outgoing and presentable, you will greet, seat and acknowledge departing guests, maintain an organized reservation book and support our positive team oriented environment. Let us know why you’re an ideal candidate for either position by applying in person to Kelly or Tony at:

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The Bethany Group, a health and housing organization, is seeking a creative, innovative individual with strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to provide leadership and promote teamwork within the human resources environment. This position provides a wide range of services to managers and HR team, including: labour/ employee relations; and consultative/advisory services and support in all aspects of human resources. QUALIFICATIONS: • Post-Secondary education in Human Resources required • Considerable experience as a Human Resources Practitioner required • Previous experience in health care environment preferred • Equivalent experience/education considered Closing Date: May 10, 2013 Please submit applications to: Human Resources The Bethany Group 4612-53 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1Y6 Fax: 780-679-2001 Email: hr@bethanygrp.ca For further details, go to www.thebethanygroup.ca Careers Section A current Police Information Check is a pre-employment requirement for new employees to The Bethany Group. We sincerely thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

LABORERS General Laborers wanted immediately. Must have clean valid driver’s license. Starting wage $14.50/hr. Drop off resumes at Zetsen Master Builders Inc. at 4205-38 Street, Camrose or fax to 780-672-1001

Michael Davidse By Murray Green

Football Alberta selected the top 40 players to form the North Bowl Team at the bantam level on April 21. Almost 200 players were put through the paces during a camp at Foote Field in Edmonton to determine an all-star squad to face a similar southern team. Former Camrose Buffaloes players Michael Davidse and Nick Johnson had a great camp and both linemen made the team. "I was surprised to make the team because there were 30 players trying out for the same defensive end position that I was," said Michael. "I was also excited to be able to play in the bowl game because it is an honour. To play with such good players will be both fun and a learning experience." The Bantam Bowl is the Alberta Minor Football All-star Game. This program is only for graduating Grade 9 players. Two camps in April were used to select 40 players each who will represent the north and the south in the fifth Bantam Bowl scheduled for Monday, May 20, at Foote Field in Edmonton. The South Selection Camp was held the previous weekend. "I went into the camp thinking that I'm trying my best and we'll see what happens. To play at this level, with this many of the top players will be a great experience," added Michael. "I've been playing with the midget Shock team to prepare for the Bantam Bowl. Now I'll be hitting the gym a little more and practising with the northern team and the midget team." The two bantam squads have almost a month to prepare for the biggest game of their careers. "It's great to have a familiar face on the team with Nick Johnson. I'm not sure if we will play side by side, but it is good to have a teammate of mine playing with me on the same line," said Michael. "It will be good experience that I can bring back with me to the high school level." Michael will be playing for the Camrose Composite High School Trojans in the fall. Nick, from Wetaskiwin, may be on opposing squads in September.


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3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 3S8 Phone 780-672-4446 Fax 780-672-1008 Public Works. . . . . . . 780-672-4449

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

EQUIPMENT TENDER FOR SALE OF DISK MOWER 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

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.

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AGRICULTURAL SERVICE BOARD ROADSIDE BRUSH AND WEED CONTROL PROGRAM Camrose County will be spraying along County Roadsides for the control of brush and weeds commencing June 1, 2013. Spraying will not be done in front of building sites, along field shelterbelts or other sensitive areas. The brush control program will be undertaken for safety, easy of snow removal and site line improvement. The County recognizes that certain persons do not wish roadside adjacent to their property sprayed with herbicide. These persons must complete an Agreement for the Restricted Use of Herbicides for Brush and Weed Control in Sensitive Areas and post Camrose County “Do Not Spray Area” signs prior to June 1 in each and every year. These agreements are available at the Agricultural Services Office at 4728-41 Street, Camrose OR online at www.county.camrose.ab.ca (department/agriculture services/weed control/agreement for restricted use of herbicides). This agreement must be renewed and delivered to the Agricultural Services office each year prior to June 1 in each and every year. Effective June 1, 2013, the County will begin its roadside mowing program. The County recognizes that certain individuals wish to harvest the roadside vegetation for hay; if you wish to harvest the roadside vegetation, you must contact the Agricultural Services office prior to June 1 and identify these locations. As per bylaw #1020, the County reserves the right to, at any time, cut, spray or otherwise destroy forage crop or grasses, weeds and other growth in the ditches or on the side slopes of any public highway under its jurisdiction. For further information, please contact the Camrose County Agricultural Services Office at 780-672-4765.

BIRTHS To Kyra Howell and Doug Hanson, of Camrose, on April 17, a son. To Natalie and John Woloshyn, of Camrose, on April 19, a son.

DEATHS David Graham, of Camrose,

on April 19, at 22 years of age. Tim Burrell, of Edmonton, on April 21, at 55 years of age. Grace Manchester, of Camrose, on April 24, at 95 years of age. Cliff Lassesen, of Camrose, on April 25, at 84 years of age. Jocelyne Demeuse, of Edberg, on April 25, at 68 years of age. Mary Berry, of Camrose, on April 25, at 85 years of age.

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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


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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.

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE

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 on waste management in Camrose visit:

For more information contact the Landfill Scale House at 780-679-0087.

REMEMBER TO GUARANTEE COLLECTION HAVE YOUR WASTE AND COMPOST OUT BY 7:45 AM

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PERMANENT HEAD LIFEGUARD

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

www.camrose.ca/residentialwaste or call 780-672-4428

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CASUAL LIFEGUARDS/ INSTRUCTORS

PARK IN ALLEY/ OBSTRUCT ALLEY

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 energetic and dedicated individuals for casual Lifeguard/Instructor positions. FUNCTION: • Provide instruction and supervision for aquatic activities. QUALIFICATIONS: • National Lifeguard certification. • Standard First Aid. • Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner. • Dedicated and reliable with a strong commitment to teamwork. • Strong public relations and communication skills. HOURS OF WORK: The hours of work for these casual positions vary and can include morning, day-time, evening, and/or weekend shifts. Successful candidates must be available to teach swimming lessons (typically Tuesday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.).

DID YOU KNOW? Section 305 of the Camrose Traffic Bylaw states:

WAGE RANGE: $14.32 to $20.03 per hour. The hourly wage for this position will be established based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

NO driver shall park in any alley. (City Traffic Bylaw #2691/12)

APPLICATIONS: If you would like to join our team at the Camrose Aquatic Centre, submit a cover letter and resume to the address below by May 10th, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.

Minimum Fine: $50.00

We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Attention: Aquatics Director aquatic@camrose.ca 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 www.camrose.ca

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TREATMENT SCHEDULE The time frames specified are approximate and may change due to weather, degree of infestation and crew availability. Call 780-672-9195 for up-to-date and daily information. PEST/WEED

PRODUCTS USED

Broadleaf Weeds

2, 4-D, Par 3, Killex – Dicamba, Mecoprop

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Fiesta, Iron, Sodium Nitrate, Nitrilotracetic Acid

Broad Spectrum Vegetation Control

Glyphosate

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Bait Bars, Skoot-Thiram Sulphur Gas, Chlorophacinone – Rozol, Ground Force Diphacinone

Spruce Bud Worm, Aphids, Spider Mites, Tent Caterpillars Mosquitos (culextar)

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For information on the City of Camrose pesticide program, call: Chris Clarkson, Parks Director, Community Services Department: 780-672-9195 Written enquiries can be directed to: Email: cclarkson@camrose.ca Website: www.camrose.ca Mailing address: Community Services Department, City of Camrose 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8

CAMROSE AQUATIC CENTRE

SPRING HOURS

Public Swim Hours (May 5 to June 28) Monday to Thursday, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, 2:00-5:00 p.m. Aqua Fit Classes (May 6 to June 21) Monday to Friday, 10:00-10:45 a.m. (Shallow) Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00-9:45 a.m. (Water Therapy) Monday and Wednesday, 7:15-8:00 p.m. (Shallow) Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-9:15 p.m. (Deep) Saturday Lessons – One set offered per year! May 4 to June 15 10:00-11:00 a.m. or 11:00-12:00 noon Cost $42.50 (City or County) Spring Lessons Tuesday to Friday, 4:00-4:45 p.m. May 7 - May 17 May 21 - May 31 June 4 - June 14 June 18 - June 28 Infant and Preschool Lessons Classes run 30 minutes, one day a week. Monday to Friday Between 10:00-11:00 a.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m. May 27 - July 8 Cost $36.50 Red Cross Babysitting Course May 25, 9:00-5:00 p.m. Must be 11 years old by the day of the course. Cost $56.25 Peoplesaver First Aid for Kids! May 11, 12:00 noon-4:30 p.m. Ages 8-12 years Cost $28.75 SPRAY PARK OPENS MAY 17TH (Weather permitting) For more information or to register, call the Aquatic Centre at 780-672-9909 or email aquatic@camrose.ca

CAMROSE AQUATIC CENTRE

SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Dates and Times: July 8 to August 23, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Aug. 6 to 9 will run Tues. to Fri. due to the long weekend) Drop off times available from 8:00-8:30 a.m. and 4:30-5:00 pm. Little Explorers – Ages 4 to 7 years Based out of the Morning News Room in the Edgeworth Centre • Take part in games, crafts, swimming, field trips, spray park, sports and more! Fully supervised. Register by the day or week. • Each week has an exciting theme with activities and field trips based on the theme weeks. Little Explorer Fees: City/County $24.50/Day City/County $116.25/Week (Aug. 6 to 9 – $93.00) Out of Area $28.25/Day Out of Area $121.25/Week (Aug. 6 to 9 – $97.00) Multi-child discounts available. Discovery Kids – Ages 8 to 14 Based out of Kin Room #1 at Camrose Aquatic Centre • Take part in canoeing, crafts, field trips, sports, swimming, horseback riding, an overnight adventure and much more fun! • Each week has an exciting field trip. Discovery Kids Field Trips: July 8-12  Marine Life and Rope Quest July 15-19  Galaxyland and Sleepover at Pool July 22-26  Discovery Canyon July 29-Aug. 2  Lessard Lake – Overnight camp Aug. 6-9  Horseback Riding Aug. 12-16  Royal Tyrrell Museum and Sleepover Aug. 19-23  World Waterpark All the above fieldtrips will take place on the Wed., pick-up time will be extended to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Kids Fees: City/County $138.75/Week (Aug. 6 to 9 – $111.00) Out of Area $143.75/Week (Aug. 6 to 9 – $115.00) Multi-child discounts available. Fees may be paid with equal bi-weekly payments using postdated cheques. All cheques must be dated before July 1. For more information or to register, call the Aquatic Centre at 780-672-9909 or email aquatic@camrose.ca

RE: PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO CITY OF CAMROSE LAND USE BYLAW #2567/07 Pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, Section 606 of the Revised Statues of Alberta and amendments thereto, PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Council of the City of Camrose gave first reading to Bylaw #2741/13 on April 1, 2013. The purpose of Bylaw #2741/13 is to amend Land Use Bylaw #2567/07 as follows: • That Land Use Bylaw #2567/07, as amended, be further amended by redistricting the following lands from R2A – Single Family Residential or Duplex District to R3 – Multi-Family Residential Medium Density District: a) Lot 9, Block 3, Plan 2112S (4714-53 Street) The purpose of Bylaw #2741/13 is for the development of a third floor suite. A Public Hearing concerning the proposed bylaw is scheduled to be held as follows: Date: May 21, 2013 Time: 5:00 p.m. Place: Council Chambers, County of Camrose Office, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB Any person(s) who have an interest regarding the passing of Bylaw #2741/13 are encouraged to attend the public hearing in person to state their support or objection. Any written submissions to be considered by City Council are required to be submitted no later than May 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. Late submissions will only be considered in person at the Public Hearing. Forward written submissions to Kim Isaak, General Manager of Corporate & Protective Services, City of Camrose, 5415-49 Avenue, Camrose, AB, T4V 0N6, or by Email to: kisaak@camrose.ca. Notice is hereby given that Council may thereafter without further notice proceed with second reading and third (final) reading of Bylaw #2741/13 at the regular Council meeting of May 21, 2013. For additional information, contact Jeff Laurien, Director of Planning and Development Services, City of Camrose, 5415-49 Avenue, Camrose, AB, Tel. 780-672-4428.

Please note that City of Camrose Council meetings will be held at the County of Camrose office, 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, AB until further notice. 48 AVE.

Subject Property

53 ST.

The Parks Section of the Community Services Department is committed to environmentally responsible pest control practices. At various times throughout the year, the City of Camrose Community Services Department controls broadleaf and other weeds and insect pests depending on the genus, infestation, safety and conditions. Small mammalian pests, such as beavers and gophers, may also be controlled. Pest Management activities occur on properties such as parks, sports fields, golf course, CRE, boulevards, sidewalks, roadway buffers, water bodies and vacant city land. The Department is evaluating new systems and products to reduce pesticide usage where possible. Special care and attention regarding the impact on the park users is considered in all applications. For example, no spray treatment takes place on any site where wind speed exceeds 16 km/hr. All procedures and pesticides used meet the strict standards established by Health Canada and Alberta Environmental Protection and are considered safe for these types of applications. Treated areas are posted with yellow and black signs indicating the date and time of application, re-entry time, the pest controlled and pesticide used. Below is a schedule that approximates when our field crews will conduct these programs and the materials they will use. Control of weeds and trees pests in residential neighborhoods is provided on the bases of citizen’s request, the location and the pest or weed infestation levels and safety concerns.

PUBLIC NOTICE BYLAW #2741/13

54 ST.

PUBLIC NOTICE – 2013 PEST AND WEED CONTROL

CEREMONY TO HONOR 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC

The City of Camrose, in partnership with the Camrose Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, are hosting a ceremony to honor the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous battle of the Second World War and one in which Canada played a central role. The battle began on the opening day of the War in September 1939 and ended almost six years later with Germany’s surrender in May 1945. The Canadian ship named in honour of Camrose, the HMCS CAMROSE, was in service during the same time period. The men and women who served on HMCS Camrose served to protect the freedom that we all have as Canadians. On May 5, 2013, there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at the Legion cenotaph located at 5703-48 Avenue, followed by a short program, refreshments and viewing of memorabilia from the HMCS Camrose. The public is invited to attend. For further information contact City Hall at 780-672-4426.


The CAMROSE BOOSTER April 30, 2013

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? ? LOCAL EXPERTS ? ? YOUR ?? ? ?ANSWER ?Q ? UESTIONS ? ? ? Q.

What can I do with jewellery I no longer enjoy?

A:

We advise turning your once-loved pieces into something new and exciting. Gold is an easy metal to re-work, fix or modify. Stones can be easily remounted into new rings, pendants or earrings. We are expert at turning jewellery hidden away in dresser drawers into current, stylish pieces that will be worn with pleasure and pride.  If you find a photo of a jewellery item on the internet, a magazine or a flyer we can have our goldsmiths duplicate such an item. We have the talent to personalize to your taste and style. Your new piece of jewellery might start with a simple sketch. It might arise from your verbal comments.  Regardless, our skilled craftsmen guarantee a look you will love.  We have a design team ready to transform your old jewellery into fabulous new, eye-catching pieces. Jewellery not worn for six years or six decades will be recreated in as little as six weeks.  Old jewellery – new again! It’s cost-effective. It’s for you. Drop by our store with your old rings and other jewellery. We can give you great ideas pertaining to how to get new enjoyment out of these out-of-sight, out-of mind pieces.

Q.

What’s a great drink to have outside in the sunshine?

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Spring is a time of celebration, a renewal, an awakening of the senses, the perfect occasion to imbibe in a beverage of extraordinary complexity and refreshment. The venerable Singapore Sling, a South-East Asian cocktail created more than a century ago, still is revered for its divine ability to thrill your smell, taste and sight. Although there are hundreds of recipes for a Singapore Sling, this is our favourite: - 2 oz. Pineapple Juice - 1 oz. Tanqueray No. 10 Gin - 1/2 oz. Cherry Brandy - 1 tsp. Chartreuse or Dom Benedictine - 1 tsp Cointreau - 2 tsp. Grenadine - 2 tsp. Lemon Juice - 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters Shake with crushed ice. Pour into tall glass. Garnish at will.

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How do I choose the right window coverings for my home?

Whether the sun is damaging your new floors, the neighbors can see everything you do, or the glare on your T.V. is interfering with your favorite program, window coverings can serve many different functions while greatly enhancing the appeal of your home’s decor. Window coverings come in all types of colors, textures and materials to fit many sizes and shapes of windows. Odd shaped windows such as circles, arches, and angles can also be fitted appropriately. When there is such an extensive variety of window coverings, how does one know which style is going to be best suited for them? There are many things to consider, such as: privacy, light control, energy efficiency, maintenance and achieving a desired look. In a bedroom you may want the room to be very dark and private while in the family room you may want sufficient sunshine while still protecting your furniture. Some rooms’ views are too fantastic to block out and yet too hot or drafty to enjoy. These are just a few of the problems you may run into, and custom blinds can solve virtually any type of window dilemma. Working with a professional window-covering expert can certainly make the process easier. A professional has the experience required to choose a covering that is both functional and attractive. See your local expert, Dion Currie at Wideman Paint and Décor about selecting and installing the window coverings that are right for you.

Answer provided by:

Dion Currie, Interior Decorator

Answer provided by:

Colin Yuha, Assistant Manager Answer provided by:

James Cardiff, Owner

Q.

Duggan Mall, Camrose Phone 780.672.8811 Toll Free: 1.888.672.8811 www.richardsonsjewellery.ca

Why is D & D Vehicle Sales and Service setting vehicle sales records?

A:

We approach the business far differently than your average dealership. We are not restricted to selling one manufacturer’s line of cars and trucks.  Through our wellestablished connections across Canada and the United States we are able to source any make and model of vehicle.  As a customer who, for example, aspires to own a Dodge 1500 half-ton loaded and white in color, with less than 10,000 kilometres, we will set our sights on finding that vehicle.  Want an Acura? – no problem.  If you want a Ford or GM product for your business and need full warranty – that isn’t a problem for us either.  In fact, if you want a Mercedes or other European –made vehicle we will bring that car into our dealership for you, too. One of our other advantages is having the ability to work on any car or truck (or for that matter heavy duty truck, agricultural equipment or oilfield machinery).  We have licensed journeymen mechanics and heavy duty mechanics working in our modern, well-equipped shop! With our ability to locate any vehicle you desire, our service ability and on-site financing plan, we have become one of the most unique and leading dealerships in Western Canada.  We welcome the opportunity of pleasing you! Answer provided by:

David Drever, Owner

VEHICLE SALES & SERVICE 3760-48 Ave., CAMROSE 780.672.4400 www.ddsales.com

6520-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-1010

Q.

Why do I still need to use a travel agent for travel bookings?

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It boils down to what’s your time worth to you? Travel agents not only efficiently book airline tickets, hotel reservations and vacation packages,  they are also expert at solving problems, dealing with the unexpected and pros at addressing concerns with airlines, hotels and other travel partners once business travel or family trips are over.  Many travellers, young or old, seasoned or first timers, attempt to look after all of their bookings on their own.   After all, it’s as easy as logging onto the trusted internet…. right?  Wrong.  Anyone in the industry and indeed at our own Marlin Travel office in Camrose has heard an untold number of stories of unsatisfactory hotels, lost baggage, flight cancellations or ridiculous airline connections, as conveyed by travellers who chose to bypass the services of a travel professional.   Your travel agent is a trained professional, well connected to travel partners at tour companies and leading airlines and hotels world-wide.  We can recommend holidays and hotels based on personal experience.  We have the ability to talk “the travel business language” with industry contacts when the need or a problem arises.  As an individual you won’t have equal, even similar, access.  With all of the advantages a travel agent brings to your travel memories, it pays to count on us!  Answer provided by:

Glenda Beagle, Travel Agent

4702A-65 St., Camrose • Ph. 780-679-6811 or 855-679-6811

4939-48 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-6778

Q.

We’re getting Married! What should we think about for the food at the reception?

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Weddings are a celebration wherein the guests look forward to the reception as much as the actual ceremony, and the food served at the wedding is a vital part of the festivities. Choosing foods for a reception can take some forethought, especially when the wedding party is large. That’s when you can rely on the experience and knowledge provided by Chris Cameron and Geri Ferner, catering managers at the Norsemen Inn. Together, they have 30 years of experience working with wedding parties. The first rule of thumb is variety. As much as your budget allows, give your guests the choice over what they dine on. Exotic flavors can be served alongside more traditional offerings. During the main course of the meal, give your guests a few options. Offer a meat dish, a poultry and a seafood; this caters to a wide variety of diners. It’s also important for you to recognize that many of your guests have food allergies or are on restricted diets. Geri and Chris can provide suggestions for guests who are celiac, vegetarians or vegans. Diabetics will also appreciate a selection of sugar-free desserts or lower carbohydrate foods. You also could be more environmentally conscious and offer organic foods, especially those that are available from local producers. “Food is an essential part of a wedding reception and we can ensure the food is tasty, full of variety and acceptable to the majority of our guests,” said Chris. Answer provided by:

Geri Ferner and Chris Cameron, Catering Managers

The Camrose Booster, April 30, 2013  

The Camrose Booster, April 30, 2013

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