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2011

Vol. LX, No. 25

52 pages

May 8, 2012

Everyone Reads The Booster!

Photo by Ron Pilger

Your hosts on Saturday will include (left to right): Maurina, Allie, Mari, Jon and Blaine.

Customers of M & M Meat Shop and all Booster readers are invited to help cook up a cure for Crohns and Colitis disease by attending a

Inside...

Charity BBQ Day

Special Occasions Page 9 Mother’s Day Ideas Pages 11 to 18 Entertainment and Dining Pages 20 to 21

on Saturday, May 12th.

Obituaries Page 29 On-the-Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 34 to 41, 3 and 52

The 24th annual fund-raiser will take place in front of the Camrose store in Cornerstone. The local M & M Meat Shop franchisees, Jon and Mari Hironaka, their staff and volunteers will be joining thousands of other individuals from coast to coast grilling hamburgers and hot dogs in an effort to meet the 2012 fund-raising goal of $1.5 million.

Classifieds Pages 43 to 50

*partial coverage

To Camrose Homes To Rural Homes Tues. Thurs. With Booster

This Week’s Flyers: Brick Warehouse Camrose Groves’ Value Drug Mart

✔   Canadian Tire  ✔* Hauser Home Hardware  M & M Meats  Sears  Shoppers Drug Mart  Sobeys  The Source  Walmart  Wild Rose Co-op  Canada Safeway

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 ✔  ✔   ✔  ✔*  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔  ✔ 

✔  ✔  ✔  ✔*  ✔*   ✔*  ✔*  ✔*  ✔*  ✔ 

All proceeds will be directed to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada to fund research to help find the cure for Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.

News Features Evraz workers served with lock-out notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

REAL ESTATE LISTINGS, See… Page 24 – Central Agencies

Mom’s the Word play in time for Mother’s Day . . . . . . . . . . 20 City council accepts waste proposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre named top store . . 42

Page 25 – RE/MAX Page 26 – RE/MAX ACCORD for buying or selling real estate!

Visit our website: www.camrosebooster.com


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Life-like Appearance Before

SUPERIOR BEAUTY

“For Dentures That Really Fit You” Check with us to see if your costs are 100% covered

After For more information, please contact:

Brookside is now open!

Alecia Magwood 780.679.5464 alecia.magwood@thebethanygroup.ca

Join us for an Open House! May 23, 2012 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Call 780-672-0128 Tom Borelli, DD

CAMROSE DENTURE CLINIC

Welcome to Brookside Spaces are still available in The Bethany Group’s newest life-lease residential development for 55+, centrally located in Camrose with picturesque views. Enjoy luxury, independent living in a supportive lifestyle that is flexible to your changing needs.

One Bedroom, One Bedroom + Den, and Two Bedroom options still available.

To learn more about The Bethany Group, please visit our website at:

4867-51 Street, Camrose

ELLIGOTT CONSTRUCTION LTD.

CHAIN LINK FENCING Wood and Vinyl Fencing Gary Elligott – Cell (780)352-1418 Office (780)352-0600 Fax (780)352-1905 Email ellcon@telus.net

Toll Free (877)352-0600

www.thebethanygroup.ca

Sons of Norway ready to celebrate

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

Rent (varies Maximum Annual by floor plan) Household Income

4 – Bachelor Suites

$370-$385

$25,500

21 – 1-bedroom Suites

$545-$575

$27,500

16 – 2-bedroom Suites

$660-$775

$33,000

4 – 1-bedroom Barrier-free Suites

$575

$27,500

4 – 2-bedroom Barrier-free Suites

$710

$33,000

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

Lyle and Hazel Erga, Lloyd Reed and other members of the Sons of Norway will be celebrating the signing of the Norwegian constitution May 17 with a special dinner at the Lefse House. The Sons of Norway Ronning Lodge has about 20 members who meet the fourth Wednesday of most months for fellowship and sharing of cultural ideas. One of the meetings featured the showing of a film about Chester Ronning, who, in addition to serving as principal at Camrose Lutheran College was the Canadian diplomat for Norway and Finland. The Sons of Norway Lodge presents a scholarship every year, usually to a grandchild of one of its members.

LOOKING LOCAL?..

LOOK NO FURTHER!!

camrosedirectory.ca

• designed for low to moderate income households (see maximum income above) • must provide rental references from current and past landlords WHAT IS PROVIDED? • rent includes heat, water and sewer, and taxes • tenants will pay for their own power, telephone, cable TV and household content insurance • coin operated laundry facilities available on each level • on-site building caretaker • elevator HOW DO I APPLY? • applications are available at The Bethany Group – Housing Office, located at 4612-53 Street, or contact us at 780-679-2002 for more information


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On All 2012 Sonics, Cruzes and Malibus

On All 2012 Equinoxes and Terrains

On All 2012 1500 Silverados and Sierras Will McClellan

Dennis Polei

Trevor Stetar

Managing Partner

Sales Manager

Sales Manager

Levi May

Richard Leach Graeme Davidson

Finance Manager Sales/Fleet Manager

Sales

Pete Pastuck

Joe Cameron

John Marshall

Justin Sears

Copper

Sales

Sales

Sales

Sales

Greeter

*Finance and Smart Purchase Payments based on fixed APR, OAC. See dealer for details.

Licensed by AMVIC

mwchevrolet.com • 3850-48 Avenue, Camrose • Phone 780.672.2355 • Toll Free 1.866.332.2355

Join Our Team!

We recruit and train the finest automotive service technicians in the business. We are seeking Licensed Technicians or Apprentices to join our team of service professionals. Apply today!

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It’s Co-op’s Favorite Time of Year!

WILD ROSE CO-OP May 9 to 12

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Wild Rose Co-op Members earn

$

1,250,000 in Cash Back!

We’re Celebrating! It was a Great Year. Thanks to all our members. 2011 Allocations Fuel 5% Lubricants 10% Food 3.75% Crop Inputs 4% ...............................

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Grain Bins and Farm Machinery Lumber and Hardware



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Garden Centre NOW OPEN Many unique items for your garden! We look forward to serving your gardening needs

2.5 Million in Equity and

$

Cash Back to our Members

Your Dividend cheque can be picked up at the Camrose food store. Cheques will also be available at the Killam food store, the Sedgewick food store and the Killam bulk fuel plant.

Join us for a Fund-raising BBQ! Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in support of the Camrose Titans Tier 4 under 18 soccer team. Friday and Saturday,11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in support of the Camrose Children’s Centre. Cheese Burger $ 00 Ice Cold Pop ¢ Hot off the grill!

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Co-op Gold

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Part of Your Community. Over 15,000 active Wild Rose Co-op members. Over 180 employees.

You too can share in our growth. Get your Wild Rose Co-op membership at any of our locations in Camrose, Killam, Sedgewick, Galahad, Alliance or Hardisty.

Wild Rose Co-op Ltd. Located at 48 Ave. and 51 Street, Camrose Grocery Store 672-3107, Gas Bar 672-8683 and 672-3108

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Have You Been Turned Down at the Bank for a Mortgage?

Trade in, trade up.

I can help you become a home owner!

Bring in your used working device and get an additional credit * on top of the trade-in value of your device.† BONUS: Trade in until May 21, 2012 to receive your additional $50 credit toward a new phone like these great devices.

I have a spacious bi-level that is nice and clean located in Camrose. it has a total of five bedrooms and has had numerous updates throughout. Two bedrooms up with one and a half baths, large living room with wood burning fireplace, dining room, large kitchen with eating area. The lower level has three bedrooms, one full bath, living room with another wood burning fireplace and large laundry/ storage area. Separate rear entrance and easily suitable which could be used for a mortgage helper, adult children or a mother in law suite. This home has two decks, one facing east and one facing west. Includes stove, dishwasher, built-in vacuum system. Large oversized double detached 26’ x 26’ garage with gasline and R.V. parking. Located on a large oversized lot with rear alley access. $8000.00 down payment, seller will finance the balance for two and a half years at 3.5% fixed rate! Payment including principal, interest, property taxes and insurance is only $1600.00 a month. Drive by 3817 - 63 Street and take a look, then call Ron at (403) 561-1626 or email ron@rpmteam.ca to arrange a viewing. Also available: Quaint character home, recent upgrades throughout. Located in Camrose, total of three bedrooms, two bedrooms and one bath on main floor with one bedroom in basement. Newer furnace, hot water tank, exterior siding, soffits, windows. Quiet street, single detached garage with rear alley access. $5000.00 down payment, seller will finance for two and a half years at 3.5% fixed rate! Payment including principal, interest, propoerty taxes and insurance is only $1100.00 a month. Drive by 4706 - 54 Street and take a look then call Ron at (403) 561-1626 or email ron@rpmteam.ca to arrange a viewing.

Tibetan Monk here Saturday

4G Samsung Galaxy S II™ X

BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Note

$0††

$4999††

$12999 ††

After $50 trade-in credit on a 3 year term with min. $50 plan/add-on(s)

TIP OF THE WEEK FOR ANDROID: How to add/delete from home screen: press and hold the screen to move, add or delete.

Telephone: (780)679-0822 • Toll free: 1 800 898-3336 CAMROSE 3720B-48 Avenue Corner of Highways 13 & 26 *Offer valid until May 21, 2012. †In-store trade-in credits have no cash value, are non-transferable and can only be used when activating or renewing service in the TELUS store where the device was traded in at the time of the trade-in. Limit of one trade-in per customer. Devices will be valuated by eRecyclingCorps at its sole discretion. Products purchased using in-store trade-in credits cannot be returned for full cash value. All trade-ins are final. The trade-in transfers all rights in the device to eRecyclingCorps and waives any claim against TELUS or eRecyclingCorps with respect to the device or the trade-in program. The eRecycling trade-in program is available in Canada only and may be cancelled at any time without notice. TELUS reserves the right to modify prices and eligible rate plans with this offer at any time without advance notice. TELUS and the TELUS logo are trademarks of TELUS Corporation, used under license. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2012 TELUS.

• Meditation Workshop: Stilling the Mind With Kushok Lobsang Dhamachoe, Tibetan Monk Saturday, May 12th (1-3 pm) www.swancityyoga.ca

4610-50 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-5914

Travelling This Summer? Protect yourself, your family, your property Enjoy peace of mind, whether you’re at home or away, with a professionally installed security system from Electro Tel.

SECURITY

at the Touch of a Button 24-HOUR MONITORING

5426-60 Street Excellent 1992 3+2-bedroom bungalow with lots of extras! Hardwood and ceramic floors, central air, central vac, oak cabinets, skylight, jacuzzi, 3 baths, fully finished basement, wetbar, RV parking. Reduced, $329,900.

Call Barry Hoffman

Now Realty Toll Free 1-877-454-1414 hoffmanrealty.ca

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Intrusion Burglary Fire Video surveillance Panic alarms Commercial & Residential

Have you purchased a security system from a door-to-door, out-of-town company? Remember, you have 14 days to cancel your purchase without penalty. Electro Tel, a respected business in Camrose, represents Reliance, a Canadian company. To find out more about the security systems available here, call 679.0822.

CAMROSE 3720-48 Ave., Camrose, AB Ph. (780)679-0822, Fax (780)679-0312

www.electro-tel.com

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Camrose & District

Shutterbug Photography

FARMERS’ MARKET Duggan Mall, Camrose Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

See a variety of items at the market every Saturday including g fresh fruit and vegetables, baking, eggs and meat, plus a large assortment of craft items.

On-site Photo Booth to raise money for Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. Great Mother’s Day Gift Idea!

Enter our Mother’s Day Draws Saturday, May 12 Draws to be made at 11 a.m. at the Food Court

For information or to book a table, call Tera at 780.781.5501 JUST A FEW OF THE VENDORS YOU’LL FIND… …

Rebekah’s Fish DEBONED FROZEN FISH FILETS: • Pickeral • Lake Trout • Whitefish • Atlantic Cod • Smoked Trout • Arctic Char Vacuum packed for freshness!

Bob’s Houses Bat and Bird – Prices Vary For more information or to order, call…

DON CARDINAL

Love what’s in your bubbles! • Bubble Bombs • Bubble Salts • Body Creams • Body Scrubs • Body Lotions • Lip Balms • Soap Bars • Lip Scrubs • Massage Oils

Phone 780.352.7299

Dynamics

Golden Treasures Old Time Music for Dancing

WENDY MCDONNELL Phone 780.855.2664 Fax 780.312.2458 wendy.mcdonnell@bubblehut.ca 22547-Hwy. 616, Millet, AB T0C 1Z0

Mike Paul Wayne Stan

www.bubblehut.ca

Bells & Beaus

780.293.5487 780.477.6762 780.489.4076 780.387.3662

Lori Stevens

• Perogies • Cabbage Rolls • Meat Pies • And much more!

LIL RYBAK Phone 780.672.3381 6308-43A Avenue, Camrose

Viking Meats (1994) Ltd. Yogi and Shirley Miskew

Tom and Rose Standish 780.312.4333 780.361.3876 scents4now@yahoo.ca www.scentsy.com/rose

Custom Butchering Fresh Pork Sales Retail and Wholesale Curing and Smoking Sausage Making All Natural

GENE SHRUM Box 1495, Stettler, AB T0C 2L0 Phone 403.742.1427 Fax 403.742.1429 Cell 403.741.8683 (After Hours)

Phone 780.628.5143 Fax 780.688.3576 Box 64 Bruce, Alberta

Specializing in: Fresh Meat and Deli Counter, Groceries, Homemade Sausage, BBQ Beef Roast and Party Trays, Wild Game Processing, Fireworks 5140-54 Street, Viking Phone 780.336.3193

Myrna J. Coubrough Owner Phone 780.372.4392 myrna@coubrough.com Box 548, Bashaw

Joe and Betty Van DenOetelaar maryjoe@xplornet.com

Wendy McDonnell Phone 780.855.2664

Rochelle Hughes

Wire Artist • Handcrafted Jewellery • Display Coral and Shell Art

Betty’s Beauty Works FOR ALL YOUR BEAUTY NEEDS Dumplings, Egg Rolls and Wontons by Special Order

Julie & Tyler’s Home Baking 780.672.8339 403.896.0111

Botha, AB

Arlene Makinaw-Arnold • Native Beadwork and Crafts • Dried Herbs

• Cakes • Breads • Multigrain Breads • Cookies • Dinner Rolls • Cinnamon Buns • Squares • Candy • Sweet Loaves • Muffins • Preserves • Sauerkraut

Judy Schlosser • Hemp Products • Reduced Sugar and Salt Baking

780.672.6409

780.679.0294

THE COIN MAN

Bob’s Hot/Cold Bags All natural – made with wheat Prices vary All shapes and sizes For more information or to order, call…

780.672.2885

• Coin Supplies • Mint products

Mike Hancar • Fresh Vegetables

• Eggs

• Chicken

780.688.3897

780.719.9999

Nutrition That Works • Barley Life • Herbal Fiber Blend (Colon Cleanse) • Gluten-Free Products • Much more Improving the quality and productivity of people’s lives for 30 years Melanie and Randy Zeluf New Norway Phone 780.855.2129 Cell 780.679.9664 Email melz@telus.net

TGIF Thieleman Greenhouses Inc. Flowers BEAUTIFUL Mother’s Day Lily Bouquets and

AMAZING AAA Holland Lily Bulbs Saturday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Make money while you sleep!

L. M. Creations

Imagine waking up carefree, rested and happy! Call Tammy now for more information

Phone 780.376.2280 RR #1, Killam, AB

780.608.2105

Leona Moller

Buying and Selling Coin and Paper Bills

Phone 780.980.3046 Fax 780.980.3048 mchancar@shaw.ca

Odd Shapes & Sizes BY BETTY

Independent Watkins Associates

The Cat’s Pyjamas Soap & Candle Company

Phone 780.877.2164 “If you like it – tell others. If you don’t – tell me.”

Unique Embroidery

There are endless possibilities what can be placed in a jar. Perfect gifts for delivering near and far. These consumable gifts feature cookie mixes, beverage mixes, soup fixings, all in a jar. (Even a NEW CAR can be placed in a jar, of course, layered with many optional extras.)

Ineke and John Tessari

Phone 780.373.2427 Fax 780.373.2258 Box 247, Bawlf, AB Email jaytee.watkins@hotmail.com

780.672.2885

Ethnic Delicacies

Phone 780.781.2228 lori@bellsandbeaus.ca www.bellsandbeaus.ca FIND US ON FACEBOOK!

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• Fresh Deli • Wholesale • Fresh Meat Counter • Custom Sausage Processing • Wild Game Processing • Provincially Inspected

• Gift Items • Bonded Fleece Sheets • Dawg Golf Shoes, Sandals, fleece-lined and more • Wedding Rentals – Black, White, Ivory and Brown table skirts and covers, crinolines • Tupperware – Eat healthier and save time. Call today for information.

• Decorative African Pieces • Animal Carvings and Statues • Amazing African Jewellery

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Save on All Furniture, Beds and Appliances Stainless Fridge

HIGH SERVICE

18 cu. ft. Glass shelves Reg. $799

RED TAG DAYS… $

444

Dishwasher Integrated Control Panel, stainless tall tub, nylon racks. Reg. $939

RED TAG DAYS… $

599

Convection Range

Front Load Laundry Pair

True Convection, hidden bake, steam clean. Reg. $1,299

3.5 cu. ft. washer, 5.8 cu. ft. dryer. Reg. $1,549 – TWO SETS ONLY!

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““We We Sell Selll for Lesss Than Th han B Big Cityy Stores”” CAMROSE 5048-50 Street 780-672-8759

KEN’S BRANDSOURCE WETASKIWIN 3904-56 Street

780-352-6183

www.kensfurniture.com

LEDUC #1, 5201-50 Street 780-986-8202

Council approves concert licence By Dan Jensen

Camrose City council has authorized the mayor and general manager of corporate and protective services to grant a licence to Panhandle Productions to host the 20th annual Big Valley Jamboree this summer. Panhandle Productions has agreed to pay the City of Camrose $265,350 for police, fire and public works services, as well as a business licence and a licence fee. "The majority of the concert municipal costs are in relation to policing," said City general manager, corporate and protective services Kim Isaak, in a report to council April 23. The cost of providing municipal services for the 2011 Big Valley Jamboree was $243,184. "Other than some inflationary increases for municipal costs, the other cost change was reflective of wage increases based on the new policing collective agreement and the proposed

CUPE collective agreement," said Isaak. Panhandle Productions has agreed to carry a minimum of $5,000,000 in public liability insurance for Big Valley Jamboree and post a deposit of $5,000 in the event there are any abuses of the City sewer system by waste haulers. The Camrose Concert Bylaw includes provisions covering concerts held indoors with 1,500 or more expected attendees and for events held outdoors with 500 or more expected attendees. A concert plan is required for areas such as water supply, sanitation, food supplies, facilities, first aid, vehicle access, policing and camping, and every licence is subject to conditions regarding security protection, water and sanitation facilities, food concession, garbage, fire protection, first aid, parking, access, camping, hours of operation, communications and public liability insurance. As a public safety issue a condition listed in the concert

licence calls for ambulance service to be arranged by the promoters of Big Valley Jamboree at a comparable level to the 2011 concert.

LOW RATES Get a quote today.

Day of Mourning

Council proclaimed April 28 as a National Day of Mourning in recognition of workers who have been killed, injured or disabled in the workplace. Twenty City of Camrose staff had injuries in 2011 that required them to take time off work, the majority of which resulted from motor vehicle collisions. As a result, the Occupational Health and Safety program has implemented numerous defensive driving courses, which have been attended by 40 per cent of the employees. Across Canada it is estimated that over 800,000 workplace accidents occur each year, with approximately 400,000 of these accidents resulting in disabling injuries. Statistics show that a Canadian worker gets hurt on the job every nine seconds.

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AMAInsurance.ca 1-800-615-5897

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Lions Cavalcade coming By Dan Jensen

The annual Lions Cavalcade will be in Camrose May 25 and 26. "It is here where any club in attendance can present their donations to the Lions Cavalcade for Diabetes Awareness commititee during a Parade for the Green, states a Camrose Swans and Roses press release. "The committee passes the donations on to the Canadian Diabetes Association in support of the Travelling Diabetes Resource Program, also known as the TDRP, and the vans that the Association uses throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories to increase awareness (about diabetes)." The Lions Cavalcade has been raising funds to support a Diabetes Awareness program run by the Canadian Diabetes Association for the last 25 years. "The Lions Cavalcade came into existence in 1987 when the Lions felt the need to establish a highly visible province-wide fundraising program," explained the release. "The idea was that these funds would support the Canadian Diabetes Association in its efforts towards research and awareness throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories." In 1991 the Wetaskiwin Lions and Lioness clubs donated a van to the Canadian Diabetes Association. The current Travelling Diabetes Resource Program was adopted after changes were made in the mid 1990s to the Alberta Health Care system. The Lions have raised in excess of $460,000 through the Cavalcade for Diabetes Awareness.

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Evraz pipe mill locks out workers By Murray Green

Evraz Camrose Works issued a 72-hour lockout notice to the CAW in an effort to extract pension, retiree benefits and other concessions from the workforce. The company intended to lockout the employees at 9 a.m. on May 5, but asked employees to stop working on May 3. "Mediation between Evraz Camrose and Canadian Auto Workers Local #551 (CAW) began on Wednesday, May 2. Evraz confirms that it issued a 72-hour lockout notice to help facilitate a bargaining resolution," said Camrose Evraz manager Mike Howard. "The CAW issued a 72-hour strike notification and Evraz stands ready to continue good faith bargaining with our primary goal to reach an agreement that will help ensure the job security of Evraz employees. Evraz has the appropriate measures in place to continue operations at its Camrose facility and serve its customers." CAW Local 551 represents a bargaining unit of 105 workers at Evraz Camrose Works in Camrose, including trades persons, machine operators and labourers. Major outstanding bargaining concerns include wages, benefits, pension contributions, and job security clauses. Few economic or language issues have been settled to date, with the company offering no general wage increases over a three-year contract. "It is completely unfathomable that workers in the oil and gas industry working in the hottest economy in North America are being attacked and threatened to give back long fought gains," said CAW national representative Todd Romanow. "The company has begun an attack on these workers and the community, who have supported the plant for over 60 years and have helped make the company incredibly profitable." The CAW contract with Evraz expired on Feb. 1, and negotiations have been ongoing since November 2011. The union has met with the company for

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Evraz Camrose Works union employees were locked out of the mills on Saturday, May 5. Discussions between the two sides broke off after negotiating a settlement on benefits and concessions.

over nine days of negotiations with no success, with the company still intent on extracting major concessions from the workers. "The union membership is seeking parity with its sister plants and reasonable days and hours of work to ensure safety to all of its members," said local union president Larry Luckwell. Evraz located in Camrose, Alberta (previously known as OSM Tubular Camrose) manufactures tubular goods and line pipe for oil and natural gas. The company is headquartered in Chicago, and its manufac-

turing facilities are located in Portland, Oregon; Regina, Saskatchewan; Pueblo, Colorado; Claymont, Delaware; Calgary, Camrose, Red Deer; and Surrey, British Columbia. Evraz North America is the number one producer of large diameter pipe, the second largest producer of steel plate and the largest producer of rail. Evraz operates two pipe mills in Camrose. One is an electricresistance-weld (ERW) mill that manufactures pipe and casing up to 16 inches in diameter. This pipe is used primarily in drilling and transporting of oil and

gas from the wellhead to larger transmission lines. It is also used to distribute natural gas once it arrives in the marketplace. The second mill is a UOE double-submerged, arc-welded (DSAW) mill that produces largediameter pipe used for larger transmissions lines. Both of these mills utilize the highest quality steel plate and coils to produce a broad range of steel pipe required in a broad range of applications. Evraz North America is a wholly owned subsidiary of Evraz Group S.A., one of the largest vertically integrated steel and mining businesses in the world.

Jorge de Paz continues lengthy trial in Guatemala By Murray Green

Although Jorge de Paz has lived in Camrose for about 23 years, he is still fighting for peace, justice and freedom for his birth place. In 1996, Jorge started a trial against the former General Efrain Rios Montt. The case is still ongoing. "My lawyer was scared to go against him at first. The General was then on congress and had immunity. Now that he is off of immunity as of January 14, I can continue my trial. He is on trial for genocide and is on house arrest," said Jorge. "I was told to drop the trial or something will happen to members of my family. My niece received a call threatening her about this." Jorge was born in Guatemala City in 1948. He studied in a number of institutions and his work in support of popular needs started in the mid 1960s when, as a student, he was forced to confront the repressive forces of

Jorge de Paz

the government on a number of occasions. In the 1970s many of his friends were brutally killed because they were fighting for a better future for the country. In 1982, under one of the many military governments in Guatemala's recent history, Jorge had to suffer in part what his friends had endured before. He was kidnapped and tortured by members of the presidential

guard under the orders of General Efrain Rios Montt. After being kidnapped and tortured he was sentenced to a special type of court system called "Tribunales de fuero especial." As of today, Jorge is the only person who still has a record of receiving a sentence from this special type of court. "I'm planning a trip to Guatemala to help my brother and his family. I had a friend on the congress, but he was killed for trying to steal a car. The government fired 19 shots into the car and then said he tried to steal it. No one tries to steal a car with 19 shots from a machine gun in it," said Jorge. His human rights efforts did not stop with his kidnapping. Inside the different jails he organized the inmates in hunger strikes to force the jail's authorities to respect the rights of the prisoners. He was accepted twice as a political refugee in Mexico. The first time in 1985 when, after demanding the government respect the rights of the population,

he was once again harassed by members of the presidential guard and he needed to move to Mexico for some time. The second time was in 1989 when, after many tries to form the Guatemalan Chapter of Amnesty International, his entire family was forced to move to Mexico with him. Jorge continues his struggle today against the abuse of power, discrimination, impunity and social inequality. There have been many organizations that have recognized the sacrifice Jorge has had to endure. "I just want to bring justice to my country. There is still danger. I want to help my brother, sister and the nieces and my nephew." He has been called upon to speak at different universities in Canada such as University of Alberta, Augustana University College, as well as in many secondary and elementary schools in Mexico and Guatemala. Jorge de Paz has stood tall against corruption and abuse

without concern for his own wellbeing and has had to endure many of these fights alone. "I fight for human rights and this has gotten me into trouble. Someone offered me a job as the mayor of a town in Guatemala. That is not what I want. I just want people to be treated right and he has to pay for what he did." He has written two books, The Kidnap and The Torture and Imprisoned in Hell. In these two books, Jorge describes and condemns violations of human rights suffered not only by himself, but also those he has seen committed against others. He urges governments and private citizens alike to unite in the fight against human rights violations. Jorge also started a Walk for Peace in Mexico City in the Basilica of Guadalupe that concluded in the Cathedral of Guatemala City. He also fought against the death penalty. Jorge made his home in Camrose shortly after his escape to Mexico in 1989.


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SPECIAL S I O A N C C S O Scott Schneider and Cheryl Schneider along with Robin and Connie Trach are pleased to announce the engagement of their children

Kim and Dan Wedding will take place in June 2012

Hugh and Cheryl Nester are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter

Sofa and Loveseat

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*Ask your dealer for more details. On select models only. Taxes, freight, PDI extra. On approved credit. The RZT S Riders and Power Steering Tractors are not included in the case back promotion. Specifications and design subject to change without notice. ECHO is only available in the Camrose location.


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We won’t leave you out.

Handcrafted in Canada MAY FACTORY SALE

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Woodworks and BG Furniture

If we can’t bring high-speed Internet to your door, we’ll put gas in your tank. Xplornet’s high-speed network serves all of Alberta. So, we’re pretty sure we’ve got you covered. In fact, we’re so sure we can get you connected that we’ll give you a $100 gas card if we can’t1. Free. Because, we know that when it comes to high-speed Internet, nobody should be left out. 1.5Mbps plans on our 4G network with 10 GB of usage start from $44.99 - $54.99 / month2. Ready to go fast?

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

Mon. to Fri., 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Sat., 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

CONTACT YOUR LOCAL DEALER TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN GET XPLORNET TODAY.

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as we recognize the importance of our Family Day Home Providers on

Limited-time offer, subject to change without notice. This offer available to the first 1,000 people who enquire. Customer must request Xplornet service at an Alberta location from an Xplornet dealer. At the time of installation, the dealer will determine whether Xplornet can provide service - either through our fixed wireless or satellite technologies - at the customer’s location. If the dealer is unable to get any fixed wireless or satellite signal at the customer’s location, Xplornet will send the customer a $100 gas voucher. 2Xplornet’s network includes both 3G and 4G technologies in different regions. Pricing varies according to the available technology. For complete details on our packages and prices call or visit xplornet.com. Installation fees, activation fees and taxes may apply. Traffic management applies to all packages. For details of Xplornet’s traffic management policies, visit Xplornet.com. Xplornet® is a trademark of Xplornet Communications Inc. © Xplornet Communications Inc., 2012. 1

Candace Tremblay receives first Sustainability Leadership Award On April 20, in celebration of Earth Day, members of the campus community were recognized for their outstanding contributions towards advancing sustainability at the University of Alberta. The awards were presented at a luncheon with members of the Office of Sustainability’s Sustainability Advisory Committee, senior administrators, and sustainability representatives from across campus in attendance.

The winner of the first ever University of Alberta Sustainability Leadership Award is Candice Tremblay, Augustana’s Sustainability Coordinator. She has worked to incorporate sustainability at Augustana Campus into teaching, community outreach and operations for many years. Her contributions to sustainability include: serving as student representative on the Green Campus Committee in

2007; mentoring Augustana’s Earthwise environmental club; facilitating the campus’ sustainable food policy initiative; researching and guiding sustainability policy changes; assisting with the logistical aspects of a signature solar panel project at Augustana; growing sustainability-related placements with Community Service Learning; and extending sustainability into the broader Camrose community.

PROVIDER APPRECIATION DAY MAY 11, 2012 This is a yearly event to recognize childcare providers everywhere! Thank you to all 10 Camrose Family Day Home Providers from the Camrose Children’s Centre Day Home Agency

• • • • •

Crystal Heidt Veronica Petterson Kari McCarthy Caroline Beard Cindy Huppie

• • • • •

Tonya Melbourne Jamie Reed Cassandra Ross Sharon Selby Kristen Howard

An extra thanks from Tracy Maxwell, Camrose Family Day Home Director


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Need Nee N eed something thi uniq unique i tto o give the special mother g iin your life? Check the next few pages of The Camrose Booster T for great gift ideas for your mom. Brought to you by…

Green Valley Gardens cence! New Li s! All age

Adults $19.95 Children (11 and under) $9.95

Coffee, Tea and Juices Included • Assorted Buns and Pastries • Crisp Chilled Salads • Soup de Jour • Hot Breakfast Assortment • Chef Potato and Vegetable • Wild Rice Stuffed Chicken • Carved Baron of Beef • Decadent Desserts

780.679.0904 Reservations Recommended Last Seating 1:00 p.m.

The Amazing

This Mother’s Day, give your Mom a living, lasting gift. We’re here to help you choose just the right plant for your Mom.

Enter our FREE DRAW for a special Mother’s Day gardening package

Bring in your containers now! We’ll plant to suit your needs!

Great Mother’s Day gifts in store • Hanging baskets • Unique patio containers • Willow baskets • Tree roses • Hanging rose baskets • Gift certificates Location

Henri Studio Stone Fountains and Statues

30% Off

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53rd St.

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Parkview Drive

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Perennials Trees & Shrubs 68th Street

Doors open 5:30 p.m. Dinner Buffet 6:00-7:30 p.m. Show 8:00 p.m. TICKETS $

50th Street

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…The perfect place for Mother’s Day gift ideas!

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Camrose Drive

NOW OPEN

HOURS: Mon. to Fri., 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

PHONE 780-672-2219 South on 50 Street at 3801-50 Street


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POTTED PLANTS …and much more for

– SINCE 1977 –

Mother’s Day

Take the short drive to Silver Creek. You’ll Y Yo You u ll be glad you d did! id! • Bedding Plants • Potted Plants • Hanging Baskets • Perennials • Gift Certificates Available • Trees and Shrubs HOURS: May 1 to 10: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Beginning May 11: Mon. to Fri., 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check with us later for June hours.

DIRECTIONS: From Camrose – Take 50th Street south, just 19 km south by gravel (follow signs) From Junction of Hwys. 13 and 21 – go 13.7 km south, then 7 km east on Silver Creek Road, then 2 km north (follow signs) 45511 Range Road 204

780-855-3988

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Ann, from our Seasonal Department, has made some truly unique buys that will make for touching and memorable Mother’s Day gifts

See our wonderful

DECK BOXES AND HANGING PLANTS Fresh stock this week! 6809 48 Avenue, Camrose 780-672-8818

Happy Mother’s Day! Evolve offers many wonderful gift ideas to treat mom. Drop in and browse through our selection of: • Hair Care Products • Cosmetics • Jewellery • Accessories • Irons and Dryers • Bath and Body • Gift Certificates Available

40% Off Babyliss Tourmaline 500 Curling Irons Various Sizes

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Mother’s Day Gift Basket $1000 value! Place your entry with every purchase.

Phone 780-672-1800 4910-50 Street, Camrose

Treat mom to an Ultimate Ladies' Night Out By Dan Jensen

Looking for a nice gift for your mom? The Camrose maternity and children's boutique from Kicks to Kids is making plans for an Ultimate Ladies' Night Out in support of Brigantia Place (Camrose Women's Shelter) Saturday, May 26. The night will begin with a dinner at The Canadian Brewhouse, followed by a showing of the movie What to Expect When You Are Expecting, starring Jennifer Lopez, at Duggan Cinemas. Ladies who attend the movie will receive VIP treatment with champagne (sparkling juice for expectant moms), treats from Malories Cakes & Catering, and a swag bag, as well as the chance to enter their names into a draw for prizes from Cloud 9 Day Spa, Bra Necessities, Evolve Style Council, Twig and Cobblers. "We think this will be a great event for anyone who is expecting, has kids, is thinking about having kids, or just likes chick flights and wants a night out on the town," said Kicks to Kids owner/manager Kristine Smith. "Since the event is following Mother's Day we think it will be a great Mother's Day gift for all those husbands who have no clue what to get their wives." Tickets for the Ladies' Night Out may be purchased from Kicks to Kids.


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Join us for our Clarks Week Meet the Clarks Representative Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Visit us during our Clarks Week for exciting giveaways. Enter to win your Clarks shoe purchase AND the exclusive Clarks Styles of Summer Picnic Basket.

TRES BELLE gold

LATIN CIRCLE platinum

BRISK JUNIPER raspberry

FIDDLE STRING burnt orange SKY RENO natural leather

LUNA COMET taupe distressed

BRISK ROSEBUD turquoise

BELLA PEACE gold LUCIA RESORT beige

EVANT JENNIFER taupe

PLUSH BEA dusty rose

LUCENA pewter metallic

BLOODHOUND steel blue

WAVE.TRAM olive

JUNCTION brown

UN.PHENOM grey nubuck

4851 – 50 Street, Camrose 780.672.8371 Solecityshoes.com

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We can dress her up, but you will take her out

Wide-Brimmed Hat by Pistil

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OUTDOOR LIVING BRING IT ON ™

Sunglasses by Toms One pair of Toms glasses = sight for one person

Leather Clutch Bag by Darling

Summer Dress by Girl Friday

Jewellery by We-Roc Jewellery

Find all of this for Mother’s Day at…

Provence High Dining Set Table, reg. $99.99, now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $69.99 Shoes

4917-50 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-2233 Fax 780-672-3580 Email: info@cobblers.ca

by Mjus

Garden Centre Special gifts for special Moms!

Chairs, reg. $99.99, now. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ea.$69.99

HALF PRICE Fibreglass Urn 63cm diameter. Black finish. Great addition to your outdoor space. 59-4963-6. Reg. $59.99

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$

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10” Assorted Hanging Basket

Mothers Day Bouquet

10

00 each

10” Planter Urn Assorted Annuals

CANADIAN TIRE Duggan Mall, Camrose Phone 780-672-1400 Auto Service 780-672-1478

10

LOCALLY OWNED AND OPERATED

00 each

5” Ceramic Phalaenopsis Orchid Assorted Colours Mom’s Dozen Roses

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88

Walmart Supercentre

each

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400 6800-48 Avenue, Camrose

STORE HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Hours: Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

88 each

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To mom, with your love Looking for gift ideas for Mom? Here are a few that are sure to make this year the best Mother’s Day ever! With the help of an adult (but not Mom!), little ones can create a very special “coupon booklet.” Each page can contain a gift certificate for things Mom is sure to enjoy: breakfast in bed, a long bubble bath surrounded by uninterrupted silence, a Saturday afternoon of activities without tantrums, a tidy room, homework done well and without complaints ... let your children use their imagination to come up with things that they will be able and proud to do for Mom. Older kids can find a wealth of ideas at a local library or bookstore, such as books on arts and crafts. Finger painting or making candlesticks, jewellery boxes, dried flowers and penholders are a few ways of easily making gifts. Most gifts can be made with affordable materials – many of which you already have at home. And what mother wouldn’t love receiving a diploma attesting that she is indeed the World’s Greatest Mom? If you have a way with words, a poem written in her honour can be a great way to show her just how much you love her and everything she does. Those who haven’t yet mastered the alphabet can always express their feelings with a drawing. Add these to the diploma to make a very special gift that is sure to stay on the wall for years.


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Sunday, May 13

Treat mom to a special dinner

From 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm • Beginning with our fine soup and salad bar.

-Roasted Alberta Beef -Teriyaki Loin of Pork -Chicken Breast with Mushroom Wine Sauce • Garden fresh vegetables • Creamy whipped potatoes • Dessert wagon • Coffee, tea or soft drink

$19.95 Seniors ..............................$18.95 Children under 12 ...........$9.95 Five and under .....................Free

“Let us do the cooking on Mother’s Day”

The start of the Mother's Day tradition When Mother’s Day was founded in the early 20th century, it was proposed that we take pen in hand and write a special letter dedicated to mother in honor of her day. Times have changed over the years. Few people write letters anymore, favoring e-mails or e-cards. Perhaps that’s why it’s time to go back to the traditions of yesteryear and write that letter. Composing a note to your mother can be fun and satisfying -- and will most definitely bring a smile to her face.

Every

Mom’s Choice

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Mother’s Day Reservations (strongly) recommended

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$

95

MSRP $449.95

Buy now and get a FREE Wheel Kit (to allow for ease of handling)

3902-51 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-1505

Breakfast Buffet

Lunch brunch

Dinner Buffet

9 am - 11 am

11 am - 3 pm

4 pm - 8 pm

Treat mom to food that’s Twice as Good! Menu service also available.

Whatever her interest, 5017-50 Street, Camrose Phone 780-608-1501 Hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Open Thurs. till 8 p.m.

780-672-2181 6404-48 Avenue

We have the perfect book for your mom

We also have Chocolates, Gift Baskets and other Specialty Items for Mom!

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When Dad’s watching hockey. When the kids are watching music videos.

What’s Mom watching? Reduce heat, glare from sunlight

Her new Panasonic TV Now she gets to watch what she wants to watch!

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399

Media Player, DLNA

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Reserve Now MOTHER’S DAY IS SUNDAY, MAY 13 Mom will love the O’Shea’s atmosphere, the tantalizing food, the excellent service.

Give Mom an Apple Tree for Mother’s Day

Call today and ensure Mom experiences a Mother’s Day she won’t forget.

780-679-0223

• Mature leafy trees • Potted trees • Fruit trees • Evergreens • Shrubs • Perennials • Hanging baskets • Gardening supplies • Landscaping advice

Phone 780.679.0223 4706-73 Street, Camrose

Profs take part in Run for Music By Dan Jensen

Growers of healthy prairie-hardy trees for over 30 years. to Edmonton

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The University of Alberta's Augustana campus had good representation at the Run for Music in Edmonton April 21. The Miltonator (Milton Schlosser), The Rogue (Roger Admiral) and Ardelle Ries made their way through a 10 km course starting from the Royal Glenora Club after collecting pledges that will be directed towards the Augustana choir's international study and performance tour in Hungary. The Run for Music is a 5 km walk or 5 or 10 km run designed to help choral singers of all ages, conductors of choirs, or anyone devoted to choral music advocate the importance of choral music. The pledges received by participants are split between Edmonton and area choirs and the Alberta Choral Federation, an organization with which Augustana has had a close relationship.


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Railway Station produces cookbook By Dan Jensen

You might want to head to the Camrose Railway Station this year to find that perfect Mother's Day gift. The Camrose Railway Station has produced a 25th anniversary cookbook filled with 568 time-tested recipes for salads, main courses, vegetables, cakes and desserts. "We use a lot of the recipes in the book at the station for the different things we serve in the tea room," said Janine Carroll. The 25th anniversary cookbook is basically a reprint – with a few new additions – of an original version published by the station a few years ago. "It's the first time since I joined the station four years ago that it has been reprinted," said Carroll. "I've been told the original version, when it was released, went like hotcakes." The cookbook has a new, modern design, thanks to the volunteer work of Lorrie Tiegs, who did the formatting. The front cover features a colourful photo of the gardens surrounding the railway station. The cookbook has been dedicated to all the young and old who are or want to become acquainted with their pioneering spirit. "If the only thing this collection does is stimulate you to prepare an old standby it has served a purpose," said Cathie Murray, who assisted in the preparation, editing and production. "Some of the recipes are quite modern and others are generations old." All proceeds from the sale of the new cookbook will go towards restoration projects at the railway station. "We have an old original wagon that the baggage would be piled on when it came off the train that needs its wheels to be repaired," said Carroll. "We're going to be taking it down to the Remington Carriage Museum at Cardston, which specializes in redoing old wagon wheels." The Camrose Railway Station will be re-opening its doors for the summer on the Saturday of the May long weekend. "There's a lot of work that is going on in preparation for the opening," said Carroll. "Glenys (Smith, the volunteer curator) has been busy getting the gardens in order, while Bruce (Smith) has been laying new tracks for the train in the Morgan Railway Garden. "We've been cleaning the tracks for years but they eventually got to the point where there were a few dead spots showing up and they had to be replaced." Copies of the cookbook may be reserved by calling the Camrose Railway Station at 780-672-3099.

Important

Announcement The Auto Shoppe is the

NUMBER ONE autobody shop

IN THE UNIVERSE! (As voted on by Gordy’s Mom) Happy Mother’s Day to all Moms! We’ve worked with lots of moms over the years, fixing scratches and dents and bigger stuff on their cars. To all of you, we say, “Thanks!” We hope your Mother’s Day is the best ever.

Gordy and his mom Doreen

Collison Repair Center 4709-36 Street, Camrose, AB 780-672-7231 www.autoshoppe.ca

Join us for

Mother’s Day SUNDAY, MAY 13

GIFT CERTIFICATES MAKE IT EASY!

FRESH COFFEE AND HOMEMADE COOKIES

Browse through our greenhouses and see what’s new CULINARY ORGANIC HERBS

FOR MOM’S KITCHEN Discover organically-grown culinary herbs, some 45 to 50 varieties from mojhito mint to red sorrel and several varieties of basil. Imagine simply stepping into your garden and picking fresh, delicious herbs to enhance that evening’s dinner.

BASKETS AND PLANTERS

Gift Certificates make it easy!

Mother’s Day Special

80-min. Vitamin Infusion Facial SPECIAL

$

7999 Ends May 11, 2012

Feel the difference Vitamin A can make to your skin. Call to book your appointment today.

For your free consultation, call Kim Schacher or Shannon Willms at…

780-679-2556 Chemical Peels

Intense Pulsed Light

For those of you too busy to plant your own groupings, Maplewood has an entire greenhouse dedicated to preplanted baskets, planters and geraniums. A wide variety of sizes and mixtures are here – simply browse and choose.

HARDY ROSES, PERENNIALS With more than 50 varieties of perennials, Maplewood Acres is your destination for a spectacular garden year after year.

BASKET STUFFERS Choose from some 40 varieties of basket stuffers which are rapidly growing in popularity, including favorites such as Supertunias. All of them are lush, vibrant and healthy … just perfect for planting. Give yourself a treat soon and take the short drive to Armena. Discover Maplewood Acres. If you love gardening, you’re in for a wonderful experience.

MAPLEWOOD ACRES Greenhouses and Market Garden

15 minutes from Camrose on Hwy. 21 in Armena Located between Smith Clinic and Shoppers Drug Mart Duggan Mall, Camrose

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PH. 780-672-7625 or Cell 780-608-4202 Hours: Mon. -Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Rock Garden favorites Jeepers Creepers and Rock Star are here again this year!


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10 Successful Years of Strengthening Women! An open letter to our members and the wonderful staff who’ve helped you in the past 10 years: At Curves in Camrose, we love changing lives. We’re proud of the many positive changes of which we’ve been a part. SOCIALLY We’ve helped members love themselves more. As a result we’ve made friends and our clients have made more friends. How wonderful! EMOTIONALLY Growing self-confidence is a by-product of the Curves program. Our members just seem better at coping with life! PHYSICALLY Our members love losing weight. What a thrill it is to witness clients fit comfortably into clothes 1-10 sizes smaller!

Thank You Everyone Staff and Members alike!

Mother’s Day Week Special

Curves is giving away one million 30-day memberships May 14 to 18. Drop into Camrose Curves anytime this week for your chance to look better, feel better and perform better!

Lynne Esther

Esther, Lynne and every staff member in the past decade are dedicated to helping their members get fit. Since Curves opened in Camrose, February of 2002, devoted and compassionate personnel have given women from Camrose and area a complete aerobic and strength training workout in a fun, supportive environment. The Curves plan focuses on firing up the metabolism. They endorse smaller meals more often, healthy food and strength training. What a difference for so many ladies!

5206-51 Ave., Camrose Phone 780.672.7148

DIET + EXERCISE + MOTIVATION One plan. One place. Curves.

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3 piece bakeware set. $54.99.

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Our 12pc ClassIIc cookware set features our latest revolutionary improvement on our flagship product which offers 18/10 stainless steel construction and a new encapsulated bottom pad that’s safe for all stovetops of modern kitchens including induction stovetops. Set includes: 1.5L, 2L & 3L saucepans, 1.5L steamer, 6.5L Dutch oven, 24cm frying pan, 4L sauté pan, 5 covers. List: $899.00.

$25999

Information & dealers: 1-800-A NEW-POT or www.paderno.com. Not all locations open Sunday. Quantities limited, please be early. Sale items may not be exactly as shown.


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Tree Farm Looking For: • Scots Pine - 8 ft. to 10 ft. • Lodgepole Pine - 8 ft. to 10 ft. • White Spruce - 8 ft. to 10 ft.

Grown in well spaced rows. Minimum Quantities of 50 Trees

We are where you are The University of Alberta is in every corner of the province. Your neighbours are our students. Your community leaders are our alumni. Our research is changing lives—down the street, and across the province. Innovation. Influence. Leadership. That’s the impact of your U of A—advancing Alberta throughout the province, across the nation, and around the world.

780-929-8102

Find out how the U of A is working for you.

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Acreage approx 14 miles from Camrose - 5+/- acres 1450 +/- sq home 4 bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 3 car garage, other out buildings. Call George S-05 Farm land on Battle River - 288+/- acres pasture 102+/- acres grain land east of Edberg with lease revenue. Call George S-12 Shop In Irma - 50’x 80’ +/- heated and insulated shop, plus office 14 height, heavy duty floor. Built in 1999. Call Gordie F-12

door

Pasture SE of Heisler - 640+/- acres with 3 dugouts and good corrals. Suitable for grain produc on. Call Gordie F-08 Acreage south of Daysland - 15+/- acres , 4 bedroom home ,outbuildings and corrals. Call George. S-06

Gordie Fischer 780-754-3864

George Singer 780-608-6555

1-888-546-3070

The Association for Free Lutheran Congregations Canada (the “AFLC”) is no longer associated with

Solid Rock Free Lutheran Church. The fellowship in Camrose that is now associated with the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations Canada is CHRIST Centred Fellowship.

www.aflccanada.org

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

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The Coffee’s On… Perfect with h a Bailey Breakfast Burrito or a fresh-baked muffin, or lunch, or…

NEW HOURS!

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Cornerstone Christian Academy ®

Celebrating 25 Years! Saturday, May 12, 2012

7:00 pm

Evening Program with Dessert and Coffee to follow

Performed by:

William Brookfield Gil Risling Mike melnichuk Andrea Anderson Patrick Ryley Written / Produced & Hosted by:

Lori Risling

Saturday May 26, 2012 7:30pm The Bailey Theatre 5041 - 50 St, Camrose AB Tickets?

Call: 780.672.5510

Angela Fairall Photo The Camrose Main Street Players' actresses, from left to right, Amanda Hill, Lisa Booth, Colleen Bunyan, Shirley Fairall, Shelby Bianic and Michelle Ratz prepare for the Mom's The Word performances from May 10 to 13 at the Bailey Theatre.

Cornerstone Christian Academy in Kingman, AB “I will praise You, Lord, with all my heart. I will tell of all the marvelous things You have done.” – Psalm 9:1

Mom's the Word on this talented group By Murray Green

In the past, mom's the word meant keeping a low profile on the fact that the Camrose community has a lot of talented actors and actresses in the Camrose Main Street Players theatre group. But, since that cat is out of the bag, the new meaning of Mom's The Word is revealing the smash hit on five continents to a local audience. The play is an award-winning ensemble production written by six Canadian performer-moms who have endured the agonies and ecstasies of parenting. "It is a hysterically funny and deeply touching play: it deals in shocking detail with all the important elements of childbearing: the good, the bad, and the ugly," said producer Cathie Johnson. "Without rose-coloured lens treatment, Mom's the Word is a hilarious, intimate look at motherhood. Touching, vivid tales of giving birth to a premature baby are balanced against comic, ribald stories of diaper soup and sex after children. All six moms have two children, suffer from sleep deprivation, and have some of the most outrageous stories you've ever heard – all of them true. It is group therapy like never before." Local actresses Amanda Hill, Lisa Booth, Colleen Bunyan, Shirley Fairall, Shelby Bianic and Michelle Ratz make up the cast of the show that runs along with the Mother's Day season. Dawn and Jason Marshall are the directors, Marlene Maertens-Poole is the stage manager, Carol Haugen is the assistant stage manager, John Rawson is the light technician and Shawn McKinnon is the set designer. Continued on page 22


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Mom's the word on this talented group Continued from page 21

"Cathie approached my wife Dawn about directing this show as a fundraiser for breast cancer," explained Jason. "I decided to jump on board too because it is a good show, it is for a worthy case and it appeals to my directing sensibilities. We have some very strong actresses, many of which don't have a lot of experience, but they are very eager and talented." Dawn and Jason met at the University of Saskatchewan drama department and they have been teaching and directing shows since graduating. Jason directed shows in B.C. and New Zealand before moving to nearby Wetaskiwin. "I have been involved in all aspects of plays including acting, lighting and directing," said Jason. "My wife directed 30 Reasons not to be in a Play for Cathie last year and was involved as a teacher of the group. We both love community theatre and it is a good resource for the community," said Jason. "The most fun I have ever had, and some of my best work has been with

community theatre because the enthusiasm has been amazing. You get some of the highest quality of acting from people who are not getting paid for it." Actors, set builders and other volunteers make the show possible by working hard at it. "Working hard is important. As a director, it is my job to give the audience a chance to appreciate it," Jason said. "We had auditions in November. Then we started rehearsals in January with six to nine hours a week." Cathie explained that the Marshalls are also teaching people to fill those volunteer positions. "It is a learning process for everyone. It's about teaching and education." Jason admitted they are learning as well. "A lot of the skills we teach them is for every day. We teach communications and how to get your message across to someone else." He said the Bailey Theatre is the best place to put on a show like Mom's The Word. "It is possibly the best equipped theatre I

have been in," said Jason. "I have been in shows from big venues to out in a field. It ranks at the top with beautiful space. I hope the community will appreciate it." Raising children is a hard job and Mom's The Word puts fun back into the process. "There is something everyone can relate to in this play," said Jason. "I guarantee it." Actresses Amanda Hill expands on her character Barbara. "I see her as a firecracker, someone who is the most lively mom of the bunch. She is a nononsense type of woman who doesn't take crap from anyone," explains Amanda. "She demands presence and is fun." The former Augustana student is also having fun in community theatre. "Being on stage gives me a release. It allows me to be someone else," said Amanda. "People will find this hilarious. I know when I was rehearsing this for my parents, I had them in tears. I feel that anyone who has had experience in parenting or just being part of a family or with children in general, will find this

show breathtaking and give a sense of truth and insight of what it means to be a mom. It is one of the most important, but difficult jobs in the world." Amanda enjoys being part of the acting team. "Because this show is so real, we have gotten to know each other as a cast. It is beautiful because we can bring our own stories from our lives and bring it into our character and mould it. There are not so strict guidelines that we can't truly make them our own," said Amanda. "I hope the Camrose community is very supportive of our theatre. If you don't come out, you will be really missing something special." The show begins on May 10 and 11 with shows at 7:30 p.m. On May 12, a matinee show will be held at 1 p.m. and a dinner theatre will start at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 7:30 p.m. A brunch show will take place on May 13 beginning at 11:30 a.m. with the show at 1:30 p.m. A donation of $2 from each ticket sold will be donated to breast cancer.

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Council adopts waste proposal By Dan Jensen

City council has accepted a proposal from Stantec, of Red Deer, for the development of an integrated solid waste management master plan that will establish a strategic direction and planning framework for waste management and diversion in Camrose for the next 25 years. The plan is expected to be presented to council this fall so that its recommendations can be discussed and possibly included in the City's 2013 budget. City of Camrose general manager of Engineering Services, Kris Sarson, and director of engineering services Mark Barrett, found that while the bid by Stantec was higher in cost than the bids submitted by two other companies, it was technically superior. "As the solid waste master plan will be the foundational document on which solid waste policies, practices and initiatives will be based, it is very important not to rank proposals on costs alone but on the expected value of the final product or functional document," explained Barrett, in a presentation to council April 23. Matters the City is expecting Stantec to address in the report are best practices and innovations, sources of funding from the provincial and federal governments, the pros and cons of automated collections for residential programs, waste diversion service level options and support mechanisms, possible improvements to the landfill tipping fee rate structure, and the financial structures for landfill closure and post closure funding. Councillor Max Lindstrand said that while he was surprised at the cost of doing the work, it is urgent that the master plan be done if it wants to do something to address industrial, commercial and institutional waste. Council endorsed a number of recommendations in June, 2010, that put the residential solid waste collection program on course to meet the goal of a fifty per cent reduction from 2009 levels by 2015. In 2011, council accepted in principle a recommendation from Hoffman Consulting under a review of industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) waste options, one of those recommendations being that a waste master plan be developed to better assist with integrating the various branches of the municipal waste programs. The master plan will be funded from the City's 2013 operational budget and the waste management capital reserve. The City of Camrose will investigate whether there may be any additional funding forthcoming from the Camrose Regional Solid Waste Authority, which manages solid waste disposal utilizing a contract site operator at the landfill. The mandate of the City of Camrose Waste Management Section is to provide "collection and disposal of solid wastes in an environmentally responsible manner and meet the needs of the citizens in a cost effective manner, with emphasis on recycling and reuse where feasible."


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Early Registration for Fall Classes Tues., May 15, 4 to 8 p.m. and Thurs., May 17, 3:30 to 8 p.m. Camrose Academy of Dance, Chuck MacLean Arts Centre We offer many disciplines such as… • Ballet • Tap • Jazz • Lyrical • Modern • Musical Theatre • Performance Groups

Receive a discount off annual fees if you register during these dates!

YEAR END SHOW

Sunday, May 27 at Maclab Center in Leduc “

Celebrating 25 Years of Dance” SPECIAL PRESENTATION ENTATION DURING

Jaywalkers’ Jamboree Saturday, June 2, 12 noon BEST OF LUCK TO ALL OUR STUDENTS Congratulations to all of our dancers, teachers and parents for a great dance season

Central Agencies Home of the Week

Beautiful home close to parks

Graham Wideman By Murray Green

This beautiful custom built home features an open floor plan which offers vaulted ceilings, historically designed columns, display ledges and alcoves with accent lighting. Bask in the luxury of this family bungalow, which is close to parks and trails in the Valleyview section of Camrose. The 1,414 square foot home introduces an inviting foyer with beautiful porcelain tile flooring. A front den has a bright box bay window to allow the sunshine in. The exceptional kitchen contains plenty of maple cabinetry, granite counter tops, China cabinets, a tiled backsplash, a large island with eating bar, a walk-in pantry, built-in desk and stainless steel appliances. It leads to a bright dinette with garden doors that open to a large maintenance-free deck. You'll

love the warm and cozy three-sided fireplace superbly located between the dinette and the relaxing great room. The private master bedroom, with a walk-in closet, has a superb en suite, featuring a soothing air tub and a separate 4' shower. An additional generous sized bedroom, a laundry room and a main fourpiece bathroom are also on the first level. The unfinished basement has lots of potential. It is open for development with perimeter drywall and wiring. The concrete floor has hardener and colour added. Additional features for the house include a stucco and brick exterior finish, upgraded plumbing and electrical, heated porcelain tile flooring in the kitchen and en suite, triple pane windows, custom window coverings and a high efficiency furnace.

The deck leads to a huge landscaped yard with 30-year vinyl fencing, an irrigation system and exposed aggregate concrete. A front attached double garage has 8' high doors. Included with the purchase are a fridge, stove, washer, dryer, built-in dishwasher, built-in microwave, satellite dish, window coverings and a garage door opener with two controls. An open house will be held for this impressive 5928-28 Avenue home on Thursday, May 10, from 3 to 5 p.m. The price has been reduced to sell at an attractive $379,900. If you are unable to attend the open house, for a viewing contact Graham Wideman at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-679-8384 cell


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NEW FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS ... 1531 sq. ft., 3-bdrm. twostorey. 20’x24’ garage, spacious MF layout w/great kitchen features, upstairs laundry and more. CA320247 Asking $354,900

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 IMMACULATE – VE RY I M P R ES S IVE – QU I ET N EW PRIC E CRESCENT – PRIVATE YARD ... 1736 sq. ft. bungalow plus fin. lower level. Lge. foyer, sunken LR, lge. formal DR (hardwood), lge. family kitchen overlooking family room (hardwood), FP. MF laundry. 5 lge. bdrm., 3 baths. Lge. covered deck. Lge. private treed, fenced yard. RV parking. Oversized garage. Immediate possession. Now asking $344,900 CA319712 EXCEPTIONAL C U S T O M 5 - B D R M . WALKOUT ... in the beautiT U KO ful Valleyview WAL subdivision. With unique character throughout, this home must be seen. Maple and iron railings, lovely Tigerwood hardwood flooring, striking light fixtures, gorgeous white hand painted maple cabinets, granite countertops, stunning bright LR w/magnificent bay windows and decorative window finishings, large master w/5-pce. en suite and walk-in closet, wainscoting in upper two rooms. Fin. bsmt. with wet bar. Huge 158’ deep landscaped yard c/w great deck, lovely view, rear access to valley walking trails and, most important, peace and quiet. Call today for your personal showing! Asking $569,900 CA321700 W O W ! IMPRESSIVE BI-LEVEL AND EXC E PTIONAL YARD ... Exceptional presentation featurER FF O AN ing beautiful hardTRY wood flooring and staircase, display ledges, vaulted ceilings and loft. Exc. kitchen, cabinetry, cozy gas FP, huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/family room, games room. Beautiful private yard, UG sprinklers, superb workshop, hot tub, RV parking pad, lots more! A must see! Asking $389,000 CA321015 BRAND NEW 1504 SQ. FT. TWO-STOREY ... by Zetsen Master Builders. Close to parks, trails, this home features 3 bdrm., MF laundry, vaulted ceiling in master bdrm. plus 5-pce. en suite that is sure to impress! Asking $354,900 CA320245 EXCEPTIONAL 5 BEDROOM BI-LEVEL CLOSE TO PARKS! ... M E! Features a spaG REAT HO cious foyer, hardwood stairs, hardwood flooring, 10’ ceilings, and display ledges. Superb country kitchen, lovely living room, bright dinette, spacious master with jetted tub. Excellent basement with huge family/games room, cozy Harman fireplace. Awesome yard, maintenance free fencing, RV parking, heated garage and more! Just Move In! Asking $372,900 CA323615 B EAUTI F U L F A M I LY M U LT I L E V E L , DESIRED CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... Huge yard close to schools. Spacious, open design with beautiful hardwood staircase, hardwood flooring, wainscoting, feature walls. Awesome kitchen, spacious LR, large DR, huge family/games room, large rec room and MF laundry. Huge tiered deck, hot tub, private courtyard, 22’x24’ htd. garage. A must see! Asking $347,900 CA318543 TONS OF EXTRAS IN THIS 1394 SQ.FT. RAISED BUNGALOW IN VALLEY VI EW ... ICF block basement with in-floor heat, 23x23 heated garage with built-in storage, RV Parking and much more. 3 bdrm. up, 1 down, open concept, main floor laundry. kitchen has maple cabinets, rasied eating bar and corner pantry. Gas fireplace in living room. Basement is fully finished and very spacious. Custom free-standing bar, poker table, pool table and all the accessories included! Fenced, landscaped and a covered deck. Move right in! Asking $436,500 CA322713 BEAUTIFUL 1-1/2 STOREY FAMILY HOME BACKING ONTO JAC K STUART SCHOOL! ... Impressive quality home, recently upgraded, huge yard! Featuring beautiful open staircase, vaulted ceilings, solid oak doors, hardwood flooring. Excellent kitchen, bright dinette, huge private deck, bright LR and cozy gas FP in great room. Superb master w/exceptional en suite. Dev. bsmt., large family/games room. 22’x25’ garage, RV parking. You’ll love it, just move in! Asking $405,000 CA323438 W O W ! EXCEPTIONAL, I M PR ESSIVE CUSTOM BUILT - LARGE PRIVATE PIE SHAPE CRESCENT LOT ... Love at first sight. You’ll be welcomed by a bright foyer with 15’ curved ceiling and marble floor. Superb kitchen is Mom’s dream, maple cabinets, granite and top end appliances. Garden door to a 20’x25’ covered patio. Elegant formal DR. Excellent placement of all windows. Large master bdrm. Superb 5 piece en suite. MF laundry. Tigerwood hdw floor and casing featured. Totally finished bsmt, infloor htg, 3-car htd garage. Long list of extras. Shown by appointment. Asking $679,500 CA322384

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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! Asking $419,000 CA322768 A N O T H E R POPULAR MULTILEVEL FLOOR PLAN FROM ZETSEN ... Large windows throughout, beautiful kitchen, vaulted ceilings, great master c/w 4-pce. en suite, heated floor. Rear covered deck, double attached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call now for your private showing! Asking $344,900 CA322240 WOW! GREAT G A R A G E SU PE R B 26X40 SHOP! ... Impressive energy efficient built bungalow! Features hardwood flooring, solid wood doors and bright windows. Excellent country kitchen, cozy gas FP in living room, spacious master, jetted tub and 4 ft. shower in en suite. Excellent basement development with cozy in-floor heating and huge family/media room. Large covered deck with hot tub, huge parking and RV pad, A/C and more! A must see! Asking $455,000 CA322978 I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT R2000 B U N G A L O W, EXCEPTIONAL SETTING, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll love the beautiful park views from the comfort of your home! Features a spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell and beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite and MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! Asking $364,900 CA323443 A MUST SEE – VERY SPACIOUS – G R EAT FAMILY HOME N EW PRIC E – IMMACULATE – LOCATION ... Numerous upgrades incl. impressive newer hardwood. Attractive floor plan, “L” living/dining, lge. family kitchen, family rm., FP, garden doors to patio. MF laundry, office. 5 bdrm., 3 baths. Dev. bsmt. Dad will love the 26’x30’ htd. garage. Super size lot w/garden. Now asking $339,500 CA321596 BEAUTIFUL B U N G A L O W, C U L- D E - S AC L O C AT I O N , CLOSE TO JACK STUART SCHOOL ... featuring impressive floor plan, hardwood flooring, coffered ceilings, arches, columns, display niches, accent lighting. Lovely kitchen w/eating bar, beautiful dinette, LR, jetted tub, 5 bdrm., huge family/media/games area. Nicely landscaped, htd. garage and more! A must see! Asking $339,900 CA322229 EXCEPTIONAL HOME – PARK SETTING ... impressive custom built home w/great location, awesome yard. Upgrades galore! Exceptional kitchen inviting dinette, attractive LR. Superb family room w/garden doors to covered courtyard. 24’x24’ garage and a lot more! A must see! CA319196 Now Only $339,900 EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. M U LT I - L E V E L LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SU BDIVISION ... 3-bdrm. open concept home is stunning to the eye and extremely functional. Bright kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! CA322233 Asking $364,900 AWESOME 1431 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL CLOSE TO PARK AND WALKING TRAILS ... Great bright kitchen c/w corner pantry, plenty of counter space. Vaulted ceilings, big bright windows, open staircase that leads to master w/cove ceiling, 4-pce. en suite. Bsmt. family room also finished for added enjoyment. Don’t miss out, call today! Asking $369,900 CA322241

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COZY BUNGALOW, CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION ... great senior or starter property! Features easy access front and rear entries w/home all on one level. Spacious country kitchen, LR, 2 bdrm., bathroom, MF laundry. Private treed yard w/deck, shrubs, flower beds, sheds, 12’x24’ garage, HE furnace. You’ll want to view this one! CA319692 Now only $159,900 AFFOR DABLE STARTER HOME IN DUGGAN PARK ... 3 bdrm., 2 baths, south facing deck, bright bi-level windows. Open concept MF w/lots of cabinetry in kitchen, black appl., cozy breakfast bar. Lge. living and dining space w/room to fit all your furniture. Bsmt. fin. and has two living spaces – one can be converted to a fourth bdrm. if needed. Bdrm., 3-pce. bath, utility room. Quit paying rent – step into home ownership with this great home! CA323180 Asking $243,000 LOOKING FOR A NEW PROJECT? ... Older one bdrm. bungalow under extensive changes and alterations. Nicely treed lot. 22’x26’ detached garage, alley access. Property is sold “As is, where is”. Zoned R2A. Take a look! Asking $87,000 CA324740 VE RY N I C E CON DO UNIT ... with an emphasis on Adult Living. Close to downtown and Mirror Lake walking paths. Bungalow style, no stairs! MF laundry, spacious master bdrm. and LR. Parking pad right outside your door. Extra storage inside and out. All new shingles, soffits, fascia, eves and downspouts. Condo fees $50/month. See it today! Asking $186,500 CA321966 CLOSE TO PA R K S A N D WALK I N G TRAILS! ... Cozy bunTI NG? galow w/ STILL REN convenient west central location. Featuring upgraded flooring, hardwood floors in bdrm. Country kitchen, 3 bdrm., dev. bsmt. w/large family/games rm. Mature treed yard, 14’x24’ garage. New HE furnace. Great starter or investment property. Come take a look! Only $162,900 CA318284 WITH A G R EAT LOCATION A N D O N L Y ST E P S AWAY FROM GREEN SPACE ... This 1504 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 3 level split will appeal to most people. With bright bay windows, huge family room, wood stove, laminate flooring, lots of storage space, attached single garage and fenced yard, this home will be yours if you act quickly! CA323212 Asking $239,900 IMPRESSIVE I M MAC U LATE - NOTHING TO DO BUT MOVE N EW PRIC E IN ... be sure to view this bright, fresh, spacious and totally finished bungalow. Attractive floor plan. Substantially upgraded inside and outside. Private yard, new fence. Incl. 5 appliances. Oversized 2-car garage. Immediate possession! CA322916 Now asking $284,900

INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO BUY THIS ... multi-use main floor presently used for retail and electronic repairs with overhead door. Upper level rented to a long term tenant. Very clean, well-maintained. New roof 2005. New price, only ask $214,500 CA309676 EXCEPTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R E C R E AT I O N A L / RESORT PROPERTY! ... Wow! An impressive 45.52 ! CTIONpeaceful U ED R acre Hparcel w/beautiful, country setE G U ting. Facilities incl. Rosebush Craft & Tea House, Heritage Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 30’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 40’x70’ quonset. Exc. site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! You have to see it! CA315880 Now only $589,000 SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fronting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363 T H R E E BUSINESS VENTURES IN ONE PACKAGE – OHATON ... Former Auto Shoppe location, 3970 sq. ft. shop w/sep. work bays, 12’x14’ and 12’x12’ OH doors, exhaust fan, new furnace, 220 plugs plus 39’x99’ outdoor compound. 3244 sq. ft. of 10 mini-storage bays w/7’x8’ OH doors – great to bring in rental income. Also features 1048 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. home w/ many recent upgrades. Exc. opportunity to set up your business, use the storage or bring in rental income and have a place to call home! Asking $395,000 CA316235

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NICE CLEAN A F F O R DA B L E HOME ... across from church G! Century N EW LI STIN in Meadows! MF offers great LR, DR, u-shaped kitchen w/appliances. 4 bdrm., 2 baths, lge. crawl space for lots of storage. Nice mature fenced yard c/w huge 11’x27’ ground level deck, space for RV parking. Call now! Asking $192,500 CA323744 MANY RECENT RENO’S IN THIS AF F O R DAB LE 2+2 BUNGALOW ... close to downtown and schools. Dble. detached htd. garage, fenced, newer deck. Kitchen upgraded w/white cabinets, new counters. 4-pce. bath, 3-pce. bath, both upgraded. Makes a great starter, rental or retirement property w/something for everyone. Immediate possession! CA323896 Asking $192,900 LA VISTA VI LL AS’ 45+ ADULT COMMUNITY ... Bright REDUCE D! open plan w/vaulted ceiling, spacious kitchen w/generous oak cabinetry, large master bdrm. w/3-pce. en suite. Gorgeous sunroom overlooking green space. MF laundry. 20’x24’ htd. garage w/hot/cold taps and floor drain. Fin. bsmt. Shingles two years old. Popular adult community – don’t miss out! New Price $297,500 CA320594 E XC E LLE NT L O C AT I O N A C R O S S F R O M CHURCH AND PARK ... This beautiful, fully finished home features lovely maple cabinets with under cabinet lighting, corner pantry, 4 bedrooms, cozy basement with in floor heat, HE furnace, water on demand, upgraded light fixtures and custom window coverings. Outside has been professionally landscaped and offers a west facing deck, a poured, stamped concrete sitting area and RV parking. Call today! CA323153 Asking $292,900 V E R Y IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the E! SE ST w o r r y f r e e U M condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sure to view so you can appreciate the quality and details. Built energy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 Prices starting at $224,900 incl. GST L I B E R T Y V I L L A G E BU NGALOW – ADU LT ORIENTED CO M M U N IT Y ... desired area by Stoney Creek Valley and walking trails! Very well maintained, easy access, low maint. yard. Spacious kitchen, lovely bright LR, MF laundry. Very nicely dev. bsmt. Private covered deck, courtyard. You’ll love the lifestyle! Asking $249,000 CA324066 AF F O R DAB LE 3-BEDROOM – CRESCENT LOCATION – P L AYG RO U N D ... 1240 sq. ft. duplex w/open MF. Lots of cupboards, island, extra bath. Patio doors to deck. Large master bdrm. Lots of closet space. 5 appl. incl. Attached garage. Try an offer! CA321339 Asking $218,500 S U B STA N T I A L LY UPGRADED! ... 3-bdrm., 2 bath, spacious living. FP, G! N EW LI STIN new flooring, siding, shingles, windows, skirting, toilets/sinks, furnace, appl. Large deck, two sheds. The list goes on and on. A great place to call home with early June possession. Asking $74,900 CA324279 E XC E LLE NT F A M I L Y B U N GALOW, S U P E R B L O C AT I O N ... You’ll be impressed by this beautiful home, the spacious open floor plan, quiet cul-de-sac location! Features a lovely kitchen, bright dinette, spacious great room. Exc. bsmt. family room, laundry room, large storage room. 4 bdrm., 2 baths, great opportunity for younger family or empty nester. Alley access, RV parking and more! CA324704 Asking $252,900 CUTE CLEAN AFFORDABLE HOME IN SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... close to west end shopping! Great ext. presentation w/front covered deck, large LR, spacious kitchen/DR c/w white cabinets. Master bdrm. c/w his and hers closets, 4-pce. bath. All situated on large pie-shaped lot! Appl. incl. CA321354 Asking $237,000 L O C A T E D NEAR A PARK AND WITHIN W A L K I N G DISTANCE OF CAMROSE WEST END SHOPPING ... 1481 sq. ft., 3 bdrm, 2 story home. Kitchen comes with oak cabinets, center island eating bar, MF laundry. huge master with walk-in closet and 3 pc. en suite. basement is open for future development. Appliances included. Asking $266,900 CA322516

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JUST LISTED...VALLEYVIEW... Over 1700 sq ft, 3 bedroom bi-level, formal dining room, double garage, fireplace, must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $359,500. Call Dale for details (R1388) SHADOWRIDGE BUILT... 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, fenced, deck, backing onto open area. Quick possesion. Asking $256,000. Call Dale for particulars. (R1337)

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GREAT STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME... located near west end shopping. 4 bedrooms, 2 bath with professionally finished basement. Priced at $259,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1382)

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

ATTRACTIVELY UPGRADED... with new laminate, lino, paint. Maintenancefree vinyl siding, large paved lot. Great starter home with many possibilities. Oversized, lined garage. Call Dale. Asking $209,000 (R1385)

WELL MAINTAINED WITH INLAW SUITE AND CARPORT... Some renovations including flooring, kitchen counter top and new paint and some original hardwood floors in nice condition. The basement features very nice inlaw suite with two bedrooms and 3 pc. bath plus good kitchen and eating area. Call Rick for details. Price $237,500. (R1381)

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

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

EDBERG... Lot’s of room in this 4-bdrm, 2-bath, 2-kitchen, 1430 sq. ft. home in the quiet village of Edberg. Large fenced 66x125 lot. A must see! Great Value! Asking: $94,500 - For Details: Call Cory A. Starchuk. (RO940)

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WELL MAINTAINED HOME... with 3/1 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This home is finished up and down with central air conditioning and wood burning fireplace. All fenced plus single det. garage and garden shed. Great home for young family. Call Rick for more details. Price $243,900. (R1383)

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COZY 3 BEDROOM, 3 BATH BUNGALOW... Located near walking trails, play parks and west end shopping. This well kept home features an east facing, covered, screened in deck and oversized, double garage. Many of the windows have been upgraded. The fully finished basement provides plenty of entertainment room and lots of storage. For more details call Dale. Asking $219,000 (R1392)

WELL KEPT FAMILY HOME... c/w self rental suite, some upgrades, including windows, paint etc. Huge yard with massive two tiered deck, adjacent to neighborhood park, lots of parking for R.V., central location to all schools and rec facilities. Must be viewed to be appreciated. For more details Call Dale. Asking $239,500. (R1387)

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

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

VERY WELL KEPT... 3-bdrm family home in Ohaton, upgraded laminate flooring, windows and bathroom. Features patio doors off kitchen leading onto deck. Two sheds in backyard included with property. Situated on oversized lot. Ideal starter home...just move in. For more details Call Dale. Asking $169,500 (RO938)

DUCTION $25,000 RE SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT (KINGMAN)... Plenty of renovations and size. Oversized double garage, single garage. Both with 220 power. Two outdoor decks, large mud room. Asking $139,500. Call Cory for details. (RO913) FABULOUS LOT WITH UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... Has municipal water and sewer, gas and power. Triple garage can be converted into a dwelling. Asking $120,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO920)

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ROSALIND... Very nice corner lot with fruit trees and shrubs with alley access. Older 14’ x 55’ mobile home with addition. Owners are open to offers. Call Rick for details. Priced at $39,000. (RO908)

GREAT FULLY FINISHED... 4 bdrm, 3 bath bi-level on large lot in Bittern Lake. 6 appliances included. Priced at $259,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO937)

GREAT HOME IN QUIET VILLAGE OF FERINTOSH... 2-bdrm, 1-bath, upgraded kitchen and bath. New foundation, etc. Priced at $175,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO941)

VIKING...VACANT... 3-bdrm, hardwood floors, rec. room, heated garage. New Lino. Asking $109,900. Call Dale (RO934)

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

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NEW LISTING...A REAL BEAUTY... Renovated Bi-level, hardwood floors, new furnace, jacuzzi tub, heated garage, RV parking. Many extras and spotless throughout. Asking $269,500. Call Dale for a showing (R1393)

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

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

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LOOKING FOR A WELL KEPT FAMILY HOME WITH RENTAL INCOME IN A QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD?... This solid, newly painted bungalow with a vaulted ceiling throughout main floor has a large, new, two-bedroom basement suite with separate entrance. Backs onto park area and close to schools. Quick possession. For more details call Dale. Asking $264,900. (R1390)

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

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

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING... with highway frontage. Bungalow with loft plus many upgrades including new windows and some flooring on main floor. New fascia and soffits this year. Also lots of trees and some older buildings plus newer barn in good condition. 13.28 acres with 2 water wells with good flow. $399,000. Call Rick for details. (A395)

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

SOLID WELL LAID OUT HOME WITH UPPER GUEST SUITE... Great yard access. 4-bdrms, 3-baths. Priced to sell at $168,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1391)

REDUCED 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)

GREAT, ENERGY EFFICIENT... 4 bedroom, 3 bath bungalow located on large lot near west end shopping and parks. Special features too numerous to mention. Priced at $399,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1379)

NEW NORWAY... You will love the park like setting of this acreage. The 3-bedroom home has had main floor upgrades including a beautiful kitchen makeover, plus some windows and flooring upgrades. Nicely landscaped yard with fruit trees and lots of shrubs. Large dugout on south side of property supplies lots of water for plants and trees. Call Rick. Asking $299,900. (A393) LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... great view and quiet setting! Perfect for hillside home at north end of lake. 2 acres with lots of trees. Gas and power nearby. Call Rick for details. (A394)

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REDUCED COMFORTABLE... New home with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and fenced yard in quiet area of the city. Priced at $315,000. Call Trudi for details (R1377)

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

LESS THAN 20 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE... Well treed setting on this 2.24 acre package. C/W everything you need to enjoy a piece of country living, spacious 1.5 story, 5-bedroom home with large covered deck,oversized 24’4 x 36’3 heated garage with plenty of shop space. All this and more, well worth a look. Priced at $249,500. For details, call Cory. (A408) GREAT LOCATION... You want to build your dream home but can’t find the right location? We have a 5.20 acre parcel in quiet location just 10 min. west of Camrose and only 1 mile off pavement with power and gas nearby. Property has been fenced with steel post and cable plus a great building site at front of property. For more details call Rick. Price $107,000. (A417)

NEW COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL LISTING... 2100 sq. ft. finished very nicely in pine, laminate flooring, full kitchen, 4-pce bath, 1 full master bedroom, laundry room, and large storage area which could easily be converted to a 2nd bedroom. Remainder is approximately 1300 sq. ft. of shop space, hot water heat. $69,500. Call Cory A. Starchuk. (C272)

EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137)

LOTS ATTENTION! BUILDERS AND INVESTORS... Great opportunity for an investment/revenue property! Exceptional building lot, presently zoned R2A. 76’x105’. $140,000. Call Cory for details. (L189)


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SEE THIS TOWNHOUSE AT RIDGEPOINT!... Fully finished at 1200 sq/ft. Has 3+2 for your family. Upgraded, 5 appliances, close to shopping! “Lets get you moving, call today!” $189,500. (IT101) WALKOUT TO THE LAKE AT CASCADES!... Which side, left or right? Five available. Half duplex 2-bdrm and 3-bdrm models, 3-baths! These are going quick, summer occupancy. Call Trevor for service today. $263,900 (IT105)

WHY NOT BUILD YOUR HOME HERE!... Older mobile home on two lots = 100’x120’ Municipal s e r v i c e s , charming village life. See the wildlife today, lets go for a drive! $49,900. (OT103) ON THE WAY TO WORK FOR MANY!... Outstanding, raised bungalow, finished basement, super sized garage. 2 bdrms up, 1 down, 3 baths all in all finished to 2800 sq/ft. Small village charm is waiting for you! $297,000 (OT101)

BEST LITTLE SECRET IN BAWLF... Charming 2.47 acreage, full of trees. Simple country living for the privacy you have been dreaming of for years! Just a half mile of pavement, see you there. $224,900 (AC100)

Dear Residents of Camrose and Surrounding Communities, Camrose has been a beautiful city in which to reside and grow my Real Estate career over the last five years. As of May 1st, I have made a business decision to change brokerages to RE/MAX Accord, head office based in Edmonton, but will continue to make my home and serve in this vibrant community. The change for me has advantages such as increased

independence in business, growth and individuality. The service I provide is also nicely enhanced. The Realtors Association of Edmonton allows me to provide the very wide exposure of my property listings to all Realtors and their clients in the greater Edmonton area. My local area marketing remains consistent and reliable and I will provide accurate no obligation evaluations, CMA and much more. As part of this new venture I will take part in our

BUILDING LOT WITH MUCH TO OFFER!... Great neighborhood, 50’x120’. Has municipal services, hospital and Camrose is not too far down the road. Daysland is growing with you! Drive by today or call me for details! $32,900. (OT102) BIG HOME, BIG YARD BACKING ONTO PARK!... This 3+2 could be for you, let’s find out. Great starter, family home or weekend retreat. Small town life, gets you to thinking...Call Trevor today for details! $109,900 (OT100)

GREAT LITTLE STARTER HERE!... Check out the unspoiled view to the West. 2+1 is just right for smaller family or empty nester! Seller says “Find me a buyer” so call today! $44,900 or make an offer. (IT102)

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Thank You! Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with the 2012 Camrose and District Music Festival. Thank you to The UPS Store and Music Centre Canada for your assistance. Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who donated to our festival. We couldn’t have done it without you!

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Sawchyn flies to help young moms ington," explained Jim. "They donated the machine with the only catch that the machine is left in the country we are going to. In our case, we are going to El Salvador, which I know very little about." Jim understands that he is going to a country that has next to nil in health care. "The Fly-

By Murray Green Retired Camrose ultra sound technician Jim Sawchyn has a portable machine and he will travel. "Last fall I did a little bit of exploring about the Flying Doctors of Canada. I was given an ultra sound machine by a company just out of Seattle, Wash-

ing Doctors is a group of about 30 people who fly into a country for just under two weeks. The group consists of doctors, nurses, lab techs and x-ray techs. This is my first venture to a third world country." El Salvador and its own doctors don't know what an ultra sound machine is or what it does.

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"Since they have not worked with the equipment before, I will not only be performing the scans, I will be teaching the doctors and staff how to use the information to help the patients," said Jim. "They are sending me the machine now. I have to test it and make sure it is working properly before I go. It is a portable machine built for the United States army that weighs only eight pounds. It will do anything that a big machine will do." Everyone has to pay their own way. Jim is currently raising $1,300 to pay for his ticket to go to El Salvador. "I am picking up any bottles or cans that are recyclable to go towards my trip. People can call me to pick them up. I have the next two months to raise the money." He leaves July 9 for El Salvador and returns July 21. "I'm retired from St. Mary's Hospital and that is one of the reasons I can go. I don't have to worry about work schedules," said Jim. "I'm qualified to do the work, but not registered. That is not important. I'm going to Winnipeg for two weeks on April 30 for a refresher course." Jim was eager to volunteer for this project. "I still feel that I have a little bit of fuel left in the tank," he joked. "I went to Iqaluit to help northern communities and I enjoyed it and found it very rewarding. I want to volunteer while I still have the ability to do it. I intend on doing something like this for as long as I can. I still have a little to give. Giving to a third world country that can't afford it is very rewarding." The added bonus is travelling around the world and meeting new people. "I've never travelled to a place like this. Going up north is amazing because you learn other ways of living and

how people put a lot of value into their traditional way of living. I found young people in the north very dedicated to the provision of food." He explained how a young couple that came in from Churchill, but was from farther up north, were anxious because they were responsible for providing fish to the elders. "They took that very seriously. What I'm going to experience in El Salvador, I'm not sure. I've already been told not to go to certain places, especially in the evenings." Jim said performing ultra sounds is a good way to get to know people. "You can't get too much more intimate than that," he joked. "To be honest, I'm not sure how young mothers will react to having an ultra sound done on them." Jim wants to enrich the country with medical knowledge. "Often you can spot generic problems. Then they can be sent to the right place to receive the treatment they need. You can leave the mother, nurses and doctors with information to help them. We are only there for two weeks, so I need to give them information that will help at the time of birth. I have to teach the doctors, so they can learn for the future." Jim has to supply the gel and other supplies that are needed to operate the machine because they don't have any of the items. "The United Church will be holding a plant sale in May to raise funds. I am also taking donations through the church." If anyone has bottles to donate, call Jim at 780-608-9696 and he will pick them up.


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City encourages residents to prepare for an emergency

Our dedicated team of funeral directors and colleagues: (Front L-R): Rod Madison, Karla Kerr, Leeann Zellweger, Alver Person (Back L-R): Robert Lyslo, Cam Parker, Jim Gillespie, Bob Hanrahan, Barrie Fenby, John Person. Missing from photo: Bart Orr

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

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The City of Camrose wants you to prepare for the worst. The City will have displays set up at its various facilities this week (City Hall, public works, the fire and police stations, and Camrose Aquatic Centre) showing residents what they can include in a 72-hour emergency preparedness kit. "We want to encourage the public to create kits, something that they can put together to help enhance their situation in the first 72 hours of an emergency," said Camrose fire chief Peter Krich last week. The first 72 hours of an emergency are critical, as emergency responders are busy and don't always have enough time to get to everyone who is in need of assistance. "We're saying that if you can look after yourselves for 72 hours that is great," said Krich. "After that we can start winding down and look at how we can handle the whole situation."

Items that can be included in 72-hour emergency kits include 12-hour green light sticks, a flashlight, poncho, stove, fuel. candles, set of cooking pots, power bar energy food, sewing kits, multi-tool knife, folding shovel, fire starter sticks, two litres of water per person per day, prescription medicine, a change of clothing and basic tool kit. The City will be providing free written material next to, or on the display table, on what to do in the event of a summer storm, and the importance of preparing for an emergency. Visitors will also be able to pick up a handy form on which they can enter household emergency information for quick reference. Krich said it is the mandate of the City to make sure it is prepared for anything and everything that can happen. "The City of Camrose has a plan to deal with all types of emergencies. We are always looking at the risks that are out there."

City issues challenge The Green Action Committee and its chairperson, City councillor Earle Berry, are challenging Camrose residents to continue to reduce their environmental impact and record their acts on the EcoAction Calculator. Throughout the month of June 2010, more than 300 Camrose residents joined forces and entered a one-month-long, online Eco Challenge that asked residents to register online and commit to small actions to reduce their environmental impact. The combined efforts of the citizens of Camrose resulted in massive savings. The calculator estimated that the commitments made by the Camrose participants saved the community over 12 million litres of water, almost 48,000 kilograms of waste, 742 metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, over 900,000 kWh of energy and nearly $61,000. “These results speak volumes about how we as a community can have a significant impact on becoming a much greener city and community,” said Berry. “The EcoAction Calculator is still up and running and this is a great opportunity to continue with this incentive as a community. I will undertake the responsibility of compiling the efforts of our community’s participation on a regular basis and report them back to the community.”

Residents are encouraged to register online and continue with these incentives in perpetuity. Some of the actions on the calculator include commitments to reduce idling time, changing to more efficient light bulbs [see photo], lowering temperatures on thermostats, using reusable grocery bags and reducing the amount of time spent in the shower by as little as five minutes. The calculator includes 50 actions over three levels of intensity but you only need to commit to one simple action to be counted. It’s easy to get started! Step 1: Log on to www.camrose.ca to learn more about the challenge. Step 2: Click on the link to the EcoAction Calculator. Complete your individual profile first, then search for “City of Camrose” on the teams tab – and join the City of Camrose Community Eco Action Challenge team. Step 3: Agree to at least one act and follow through on your commitment to your selected acts. Step 4: Tell your friends, family, co-workers, school and other contacts – help get everyone involved and show that Camrose is a leader in environmentally friendly initiatives!


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The experts in repairing oil field and construction equipment (and who are even called on for ag equipment repairs on occasion) have completed their move. Now located immediately west of the UFA Bulk Facility on the east edge of Camrose, their new location features much easier access, better parking, and service bays for the largest jobs. One thing that hasn’t changed is their commitment to every client that walks through the doors. Drop by and have a look; we think you’ll be impressed.

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Gladys Mabel Sharp

Hjalmer “Ted” Swanlund

Gladys Mabel Sharp was born in Islay, Alberta on September 22, 1926 and passed away on May 2, 2012 at the age of 85 years. Gladys was predeceased by her parents Charles and Marguerite Young; her husband Albert; sisters Emily Young, Georgette Young, Marjorie Johnson and Rita McLane; and one brother Doug Young. She is survived by one sister Mildred (Jim Pattison); one brother Charles (Peggy) Young; sister-in-law Grace Young; daughters Brenda (Al) Nickolson and Colleen (Murray) Cornell; grandchildren Erik and Jeffrey Nickolson, Chyvonne (Ben) Knockleby, and Jason (Carissa) Cornell; great-grandchildren Ethan and Chloe Knockleby, and Queyonne and Joaquin Cornell; numerous nieces and nephews; other family and many dear friends. Gladys came to Camrose in 1953 when she and Albert were married. Mom worked at Lawrence’s clothing store for a few years and then worked for Canada Postal Service for 29 years until she retired in 1999. She was well cared for at Faith House where she spent her last 2-1/2 years. Her daughters would like to thank the staff at Faith House for all their loving help. Also, thanks to everyone who came to the memorial for Mother. A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel in Camrose, Alberta. Interment took place at the Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation. Condolences may be made at www.weberfuneralhome.ca.

May 1, 1920 – April 25, 2012 Ted Swanlund of Calgary, Alberta passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at the age of 91 years, with his children at his side. Left to cherish his memory are his children Glenn (Rosemary) of North Vancouver, Dale of Pentiction, and Marie (Zoli) Lukacs of Calgary; six grandchildren; one sister Seena. Ted was predeceased by his wife Adeline, six brothers and two sisters. A family graveside service will be held at a later date in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Calgary Health Trust at www.calgaryhealthtrust.ca or Calgary Health Trust, 800, 11012 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, AB T2J 6A5. To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com.

Camrose and Daysland was in care of the arrangements Phone 780-672-2121 “Serving your community since 1906”

In loving memory of

Doreen McLeod Time may help us to ease the bitter pain Of the loss of one held dear; But only few know we miss her, And the loneliness of this year. I try to be brave and remember She is now free from all pain; And at the road’s end, God willing, We, too, shall meet again. Love from Don and family

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May 23, 1924 – May 12, 1996 We miss you You are forever in our hearts and thoughts – Loreen, Janice, Lee and families

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Joe Motkoski who passed away on May 8, 2011 A beautiful memory dearer than gold, Of a father whose worth can never be told. There’s a place in our hearts no one can fill, We miss you, Dad, and always will. Love Bob and Barb, Dave and Lynne, and all your grandchildren and great-grandchildren

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Ruby Lily Brown (nee Wayne) Our beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother died peacefully in her apartment at Sherwood House in Duncan, BC on April 28, 2012. Ruby was predeceased by her husband Jim (James Dobie Brown) in 1979, her younger brother Robert Wayne in 2008, and her sister Eileen Wayne in 2011. She is survived by her two daughters Barbara Christofferson and husband Ken in Mill Bay, and Elizabeth Kerr and husband Steve in Portsoy, Scotland; two granddaughters Rebecca Christofferson and her husband Trevor Husband in Lake Cowichan and Amy Christofferson in Geneva; and by one great-granddaughter Raven Sonamara Husband. Mom was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star, holding all the offices in Camrose chapter, where she and Jimmy raised their children, as well as Esther at Grand Chapter in Alberta. She was also a life member of the Camrose UCW, her church home for over 50 years. She was a singer and music teacher, as well as an office and business manager, and loved music, enjoying concerts and musical outings with her many, many friends and family from Alberta and the world who continued to visit her and share her enthusiasm for conversation, debate and intellectual stimulation until the very last day of her life. Services will be held to remember Ruby in Camrose on May 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Masonic Hall and on May 21, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at St John the Baptist Anglican Church in Cobble Hill. There will also be a Memorial Tea at Sherwood House in Duncan on May 23, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Cowichan District Hospital, Cairnsmore Transitional Unit, VIHA, the Canadian Red Cross and, most especially, Sherwood House for their countless acts of kindness to Ruby and to all of us in the past four years.

March 21, 2012 – May 4, 2012 Funeral will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Lloyd Gospel Fellowship, 4620-47 Avenue, Lloydminster, SK.

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ANDERSEN, HERBERT CLEMENS The Andersen Family would like to extend our deepest appreciation to relatives, friends and neighbors for their kindness and support during the illness and passing of Herb. Your prayers, cards, floral tributes and memorial donations brought great comfort during this difficult time. A special thank you to Reverends Christian Wold and George Fredrich, and Bev Swanson. In lieu of thank you cards, donations have been given to St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel Fund and Cause. – Carolyn, John and Tara, Ryan and Susie, and families

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Letters to the Editor

LODGE FUNDING Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Verlyn Olson (right) presented a onetime maintenance grant of $73,320 from Alberta Seniors to the Camrose and Area Lodge Authority and Wetaskiwin and Area Lodge Authority to be spent on seniors' lodges in Camrose, Bashaw, Wetaskiwin and Winfield. Accepting the grant on behalf of the lodge authorities was The Bethany Group president Denis Beesley.

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.

PEN POINTS

Re: “Alberta needs a moratorium on fracking” The Camrose Booster, April 3, 2012 Second Thought column by Dittmar Mündel

by Berdie Fowler

Dr. Dittmar Mündel correctly points out that all the approximately 170,000 wells that have been hydraulically fractured in Alberta over the past 60 years have been fracked safely. That same record of safe fracking operations applies to British Columbia, the province with Canada’s largest known shale gas reservoirs. This safe operating record is the result of effective and robust regulations, and sound industry operating practices. Dr. Mündel lists three concerns about natural gas development. Methane migration: The National Energy Board says the approximate recovery rate from horizontal gas wells is about 20 per cent. Gas that is not recovered stays in the reservoir which, in the case of shale gas, is typically 2,000 to 3,000 metres deep. Drinking-water aquifers are usually found at depths less than 300 metres. So thousands of metres of rock separate the producing zone from geological formations containing drinkingwater aquifers. Natural gas has been found in well water for decades as the result of naturally occurring seepage. Water wells in areas rich in natural gas may penetrate shallow geological formations, such as coal seams, where gas exists naturally. In other words, gas found in well water is usually biogenic, or naturally occurring, gas and not linked to oil and gas development. The process of wellbore construction is highly regulated. Industry isolates gas wells from surrounding geological formations and groundwater aquifers through multiple steel casings that are cemented in place. The risk of water well contamination from industry activity is extremely small. Energy required to hydraulically fracture shale rock: Producing natural gas from shale rock using hydraulic fracturing requires more energy than producing natural gas from conventional formations. A lifecycle greenhouse gas emission study that includes Canadian upstream emissions has yet to be released. Natural gas is the cleanest-

Opportune time to set new standard It was retired MLA Ken Kowalski’s assignment last week to familiarize newly-elected MLAs with the Alberta legislature. Approximately half of the recently elected members have not served before. Kowalski did not seek re-election himself on April 23 but he remains Speaker of Alberta’s legislative assembly until a new speaker is chosen, by secret ballot of all 87 MLAs, prior to the next session. He has been Speaker since 1997. Basically, the Speaker’s job is to maintain law and order in legislative debates, making sure that rules of order are followed. The Speaker has the authority to eject legislators who do not abide by the rules. In a television news clip of Kowalski’s briefing of new MLAs, he urged them to do their jobs with diligence and with class. This, I construed, was a direct plea for respectable behavior in the legislative assembly – by all members, not just some, all of the time. I hope his advice will be taken seriously! For too long the public and, indeed, some of the legislators themselves, have been embarrassed by what visitors have observed from the gallery. Instead of visiting student groups seeing a performance to emulate, they often see shouting, finger pointing, jeering, heckling, inattention, and other demonstrations of disrespectful and completely unacceptable misbehavior. Not only students become disillusioned and cynical when they see and hear about that brand of politics, but adults do too, because they know that no genuine debate or progress occurs in such a shameful and disruptive atmosphere. I believe now is an opportune time for members of the Alberta legislature to raise the standard of decorum in its own assembly, and to be a model to emulate by members of Parliament in Canada’s House of Commons where the atmosphere seems especially vitriolic, based on what one sees on televised versions and reads in journalists’ columns. The time for refreshing change in Alberta’s legislature is now because three of the four parties represented have new leaders, and over forty members are just beginning their first terms. Premier Redford and Opposition leader Danielle Smith have already demonstrated ‘class’ in the disposal of a sensitive situation caused by a pre-election twitter question of a Redford supporter. Ms. Smith responded, not with rage but with a calm explanation; Ms. Redford was not defensive but quickly and sincerely apologized to Ms. Smith. The apology was graciously accepted and the subject had a sudden death. Now they, as well as the other two party leaders and all MLAs, have the opportunity to demonstrate similar ‘class’ in legislative debates. It is acknowledged that different parties have divergent opinions that need to be expressed, but it is reasonable to expect that members will debate with maturity, courtesy and mutual respect at all times. We praise what appears to be a growing number of elected politicians who are themselves disgusted by behavior that prompts journalist Michael Den Tandt to write describing Question Period in the House of Commons, Ottawa: “Question Period ... is ill attended, rife with stupidity and foolishness, devoid of intelligence, wit, depth or truth. Why bother? It is a waste of breath.” May Alberta politicians raise the standard in legislature decorum and become a model for other legislative bodies! It’s not a tall order to request; it’s a matter of common courtesy to listen and to rebut with mutual respect and deference to the legislature rules of law and order.

burning fossil fuel, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. It combusts 50 per cent cleaner than coal, according to Cambridge Energy Research Associates, and emits fewer air pollutants than coal when used to generate electricity. Water use in hydraulic fracturing operations: A typical B.C. horizontal gas well with multi-stage fracturing requires 10,000 to 100,000 cubic metres of water. A well is typically fractured only once and will produce for 20 to 30 years. Industry reuses waste water for hydraulic fracturing where possible and increasingly uses alternatives to fresh water, such as water from deep saline aquifers. Industry disposes of waste water by injecting it into deep underground formations, so that it is not introduced to the environment. This practice has been safely used in Canada for many decades and is governed by strict regulations. Lastly, in January CAPP released six operating practices for hydraulic fracturing. These practices are designed to improve water management and protection, and speak to the need to provide greater clarity about our operations to the public. We expect the practices to inform and complement future regulatory requirements. Canadians want energy solutions focused on a lower carbon future. Natural gas plays a vital role in achieving those solutions. David Pryce, Vice-President, Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, Calgary Cutting OAS will hurt poor seniors the most

Last month’s federal budget made it official: the government is raising the age for Old Age Security (OAS) from 65 to 67. Any Canadian born after March 31, 1958, must wait up to two years longer before receiving his or her OAS pension. What will these cuts mean for Canada? Let’s consider who depends on OAS. Today, four out of every ten Canadians who receive OAS are living on less than $20,000 per year. Single women are more likely to rely on OAS as their main source of income. Rural communities, with their older populations, are also more likely to be hurt by cuts to OAS. The OAS program includes the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS), which is a monthly allowance for low-income seniors. By raising the age for OAS, the government is also raising the age for GIS – a move that will hit Canada’s most vulnerable seniors the hardest. Making Canadians wait another two years before receiving OAS takes away more than $15,000 per year from the very seniors who can least afford it. The government’s message

to these Canadians is clear: You are on your own. You should work longer. You should have saved more. If you are 50 right now, you may have been counting on receiving OAS when you turn 65. Now you must try to find an additional two years of income to live off. Unfortunately, working longer isn’t an option for many baby boomers and future seniors. For workers with physically demanding jobs – such as construction workers, miners, and those who work on their feet all day on a plant floor – by the time they reach the age of 65, their bodies may not allow them to continue working. High local unemployment may keep others from working longer. Cutting the pensions of the most vulnerable is not right in a successful country like Canada. If the government truly believes – against all evidence to the contrary – that OAS must be cut in order to be saved, why didn’t the prime minister say this during the election last year? After all, we’ve known about the baby boom generation for some time. But the Conservative Party did not warn Canadian seniors about their plans to cut OAS. Instead, this is what the party promised in its 2011 election platform: “We will not cut transfer payments to individuals or to the provinces for essential things like healthcare, education and pensions.” OAS is a transfer payment to individuals for pensions. For our most vulnerable seniors, it is their only source of income. According to recent public opinion polls, Canadians believe that income inequality – the growing gap between rich and poor – is the most important issue facing the country. By cutting OAS, the government is doing something about income inequality. It is making it worse. Scott Brison, MP Finance Critic for the Liberal Party of Canada Giant guitar?

How about a giant replica of a guitar as a tourist attraction for Camrose? It would reflect our Big Valley Jamboree and most of the music on CFCW, plus the Opry, and classical guitar music. Margaret Myers, Camrose Happy Mother's Day

Sequels are rarely a good idea, so last year when I wrote a Mother’s Day letter to the editor for my mom, Maryann Pereira, I did not think I would be doing it again this year. It was a wonderful feeling to watch my mom open her gift on Mother’s Day, a framed newspaper clipping of her article. Continued on page 31


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At first she thought it was a joke – I guess that’s what I get for being a prankster all my life! After a lot of, “No, seriously mom – happy mother’s day, I wrote this for you,” Mama Pereira finally got the point. My mom is one of the most important people in my life; she has influenced and instilled such great qualities over the years to my brother, sister and myself. This year, although I would love to surprise my mom again and write something about her, my life has changed a bit. I am getting married! Now, I am trying to make sure this letter does not come off in a “Carrie Bradshaw from Sex in the City” think-out loudas-I-type-kind of tone. Plan and simple, my life is about to take a new and exciting turn, and now I will have two moms to celebrate this Mother’s Day. The more moms the better, double the guidance, double the food take-home packages, double the fun … that sounds like a Spearmint Gum commercial. I still work at World Vision and love it so, this year, in addition to writing another letter to the editor, I decided that a great way to support Mayann Pereira and my “new mom, Vijay Patel” is to support an expectant mom living in poverty through the World Vision Gift Catalogue. Or even sponsor a child in their names. The way I see it, without my mom and my dreamy fiancée’s mom, we would not be saying our “I Do’s” later this summer. So the least we can do is give the gift in our moms’ names to help two expecting mom’s have the same opportunity to be great mothers to their kid(s). Maybe one day the two kids will meet and get married … okay, maybe that’s a “Carrie Bradshaw from Sex in the City” thought. Happy Mother’s Day’s to all the Maryann Pereira’s and Vijay Patel’s in the world. It does not matter how old we are, married or single, you’re not just our mom’s, you’re our whole world. Alicia Pereira Camrose

To the buyers, sponsors, and supporters of our 2012 Show and Sale!

Colin Fankhanel, of Bashaw 4-H, had the interclub champion steer at the Camrose District 4-H show April 24. Presenting a plaque to Colin was Rochelle Kiziak, of RBC Financial.

Grant Golinowski, of Bashaw 4-H, had the interclub reserve champion steer at the Camrose District 4-H show April 24. Presenting a plaque to Golinowski was Keeley Popowich of RBC Financial.

THANKS TO OUR BUYERS • A1 Supply • AGSI • Bashaw Crop Services (3) • Battle River Credit Union • Battle River Implements (3) • Paul Belter • Rudolph Belter • Bill These Custom Spraying • Blaze Plastics • Brentridge Ford Mercury • Brimacomb Farms • Burgar Funeral Home • Camrose and Killam Farm Equipment

• Camrose Chrylser (3) • Camrose County • Camrose Machine and Welding • Cargill East • Cargill West • Central Agencies • Crop Production Services • D & D Auto Sales • Dan Kerr Transport • Dinant Red Angus • Dingman Trucking • Double Dam Golf Course • Drever Agencies • East Country Electric

• Edberg Crop Management (2) • Farnham West Stollee LLP • Fountain Tire • Harley’s Liquor Store • Highmark Machine Works Ltd. • Hi-Line Farm Equipment • Hillcrest Acres • Rudy Kneller • Lamb Ford Sales Ltd. (3) • Lindholm Seed Farm (2) • McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet (2) • Meridian Manufacturing (2) • OPT Inc (3)

• Ross Agri • Selmac Sales • Shawn’s Repairs • Sjogren Logistics • Springside Farms • Sterling Water • Stettler Auction Mart • Tofield Packers • UFA Bulk Sales • Wetaskiwin Co-op (Country Junction) • Zarski’s Body Shop

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR GENERAL SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS • • • • • • • • • •

Monsanto/Dekalb Dupont Bayer Crop Science Crystalyx, Dale Gardiner Len Boden Trucking Arysta Life Science Richardson Pioneer Louis Dreyfus Brett Young Nufarm

• Syngenta Crop Protection • Nexen Inc. • Double Z Farms Meats and Processing, Zimmels, Strome • Brad Schneider, M2D2 Bobcat Service • Tofield Packers • Rosalind Ag Society • Camrose Livestock • Border Paving

• Al and Cindy Kruger • Encana Corporation • Alberta Beef Producers • Safeway Camrose • Pat and Cindy Trautman, ATB Financial for clerking the sale • Judges: Travis and Jarred Hunter, Garth Rancier, Jordan Buba

• Ringmen: James Selin and Brayden Paget • Night Watchman: Jon Prichard Thank you to all of the Trophy and Award Sponsors VOLUNTEERS: • Larry and Cheryl Young • Janet Kerr • Ron Pederson

Former Kodiak to play goal for SAIT By Murray Green

Former Camrose Kodiaks' goalie Brayden Hopfe will be pursuing his education and furthering his hockey career with the SAIT Trojans in Calgary next fall. Brayden was a key component to the Kodiaks' success over the past two years. He finished this past season with a save percentage of .922 and a goals against average of 2.29. "Brayden led the young Kodiaks' squad this year both on and off the ice and was a great role model for the other players," said Kodiaks' general manager and coach Boris Rybalka. "The entire Kodiaks' organization would like to congratulate Brayden and his family on this accomplishment." He joins teammate Landon Kadatz with the SAIT Trojans.

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Litke reaches four more million steps around Hawaii

By Murray Green

Harvey Litke enjoyed travelling the Hawaiian Islands so much he wanted to do it twice. While most people struggled to circle the islands in 90 days, Harvey led the participants with 4,362,700 steps and 3,305 kilometres. More than 415 participants joined the Camrose Primary Care Network's 90-day Holoholo Virtual Trek that motivated local residents to walk, run, swim, bike, dance and get active. The virtual trek was created to provide a fun way for people to work towards a healthier way of life. The Hawaii trek, which began on February 1st, amassed over 170 million steps from groups and individuals. People had the opportunity to virtually watch as they travelled to places like Honolulu, Lanai, Makena and Puako. Along the way everyone increased their physical and mental well-being and valuable health tips during the journey. PCN partnered with the Augustana Fitness Centre and providing the grand prize of a one-year membership to the individual who logged the most steps. "Harvey is an inspiration to us all," said PCN's Colleen Lind-

holm. "There were also teams which participated – working together as a group to make their way around the islands – motivating each other each step of the way." The group Shift Happens won this spring. Members include Alyssa Clarkson, Bob Whitrow, Tracy Cross, Cheryl Clarkson, Rhonda Erickson, Jessica Suzanski, Jennifer Gibson, Wendy Blaeser and Jalene Johnsen. “This was a great campaign for our community,” said PCN family physician Dr. Diana Peters. “I am really impressed with the numbers of patients that have enjoyed the experience.” 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 able to continue using the tool for their own personal fitness journey until the 2013 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," said Colleen. "See how many times you can make it

Above left, Jolene Johnsen of the Augustana Fitness Centre and Stacy Strilchuk of the Camrose Primary Care Network congratulate Harvey Litke for travelling the farthest during the Holoholo Virtual Trek. Harvey then led the group on a final lap to conclude the trek for 2012.

around the islands over the next year." Holoholo participant Lynn Jenkinson is happy the trek tool will continue to be made available. “That's great news because

I don't walk enough to make it around the islands and now I know I can finish my way around the islands,” Lynn said. “Thank you for letting the slow turtles in the race finish the trek.” She

plans to increase her step activities when gardening season begins. To learn more about continuing on the trek or to register for your own journey, visit www. camrosepcn.com.

Sparling wins school Holoholo virtual trek challenge By Murray Green

Murray Green, Camrose Booster PCN executive director Stacey Strilchuk, from left to right, PCN communications lead Colleen Lindholm, Sparling School principal Rick Tews and Champ project coordinator Christine Badry celebrate the school's win with $2,000 as a class participates in fitness classes.

Everyone got involved. About 147 Sparling School students along with 26 staff members became active, fit and had fun with the Camrose Primary Care Network Holoholo School Virtual Trek. In February, PCN partnered with the Champ program to develop a strategy to get the virtual trek program into the schools to raise awareness of not only the importance of keeping active, but also how fitness can be fun and easily incorporated into daily life. Five schools involved in the trek were Sifton, Sparling, Charlie Killam, Jack Stuart and Chester Ronning. Sparling won the healthy and active living initiative grant of $2,000. The funds will be used to further promote health and wellness activities in the school. “The Virtual Trek provided the students at Sparling School with the opportunity to increase physical activity and to promote healthy lifestyles," said Cherie Corcoran from the Champ program. “In partnership with the Champ program, students and staff were given the chance to participate in activities such as Zumba and classroom fitness breaks. Following the success of the Virtual Trek, Sparling School is looking forward to continuing the focus on physical and emo-

tional health by providing Yoga Submarine to students and staff,” added Cherie. Yoga Submarine is facilitated by Swan City Yoga out of Camrose. This program encourages body-mind awareness and shares with children ways to culture their own physical and emotional wellness. This program is 100 per cent inclusive of all physical abilities and allows every child to experience success. Yoga will come to Sparling for one full day a week for four weeks. The yoga instructors will work with every class weekly, as well as provide small group sessions for students who would benefit from more individual attention. “I am so pleased the Camrose PCN can model the way for active lifestyles and provide children with opportunities for increased physical activity,” said Stacey Strilchuk, executive director of the Camrose PCN. “We know physical activity produces overall physical, psychological and social benefits but it’s important to remember physical activity should be fun too.” The PCN will be working with the Champ program to implement another exciting virtual trek in early 2013. For more information on the PCN Virtual Trek Program, visit www.camrosepcn.com.


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Sorenson demonstrates mouth painting to students By Murray Green

Michael Sorenson of Viking showed Chester Ronning School students how he paints pictures for greeting cards by using his mouth on May 2.

Michael Sorenson has had a passion for drawing since he was 10 years old. The Viking area resident hasn't let Cerebral Palsy keep him from creating masterpieces to share with others. Michael demonstrated his art of drawing and painting for his uncle Len Sorenson's Grade 2 class at Chester Ronning School on May 2. Michael painted a picture of a butterfly using a headpointer as a drawing tool. He also uses a computer to communicate with other people.

It takes Michael between eight and 12 hours to complete a painting. The pictures are then colour copied and made into limited edition prints and sold as greeting cards. Michael has been painting to make greeting cards for about three years. Currently, he has about 24 paintings in his collection. He has several Christmas cards that are very popular. To purchase cards, or for more information, contact Michael at hawchilles89@hotmail.com. He can also be reached by phone at 780-336-2580 or 780-688-2293.


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Chevy Equinox A new world of possibilities

Graeme Davidson McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet By Dan Jensen

The 2012 Chevrolet Equinox at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC in Camrose opens up a whole new world of possibilities. "It is everything the compact crossover was meant to be – with the accolades to back it," said McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC dealer principal Will McClellan. "The Equinox earned the coveted Consumers' Digest Best Buy award and Ward's named the standard 2.4 ECOTEC four-cylinder one of their ten best engines." Exterior design The Equinox draws its exterior design inspiration from the Chevrolet Malibu sedan and Traverse crossover. The look is bold, the lines are sharp and crisp, and the stance is assured. The design features Chevy's signature global face – the two-tier grille and prominent gold Bowtie insignia. Strong fender shapes, a distinctive premium roofline, wraparound headlamps and dual round taillamps are additional elements that define Equinox as a true Chevrolet. Rocker panels are integrated into the doors to make it easier to get in and out of the vehicle. They narrow the area over which a passenger must step, offering protection for paint legs that could brush against dirty rockers. A close inspection reveals exceptionally tight gaps between the body panels – the product of one-piece body stampings. It demonstrates the obsessive approach to quality that affects every aspect of the manufacturing process. The available power rear liftgate can be opened fully or it can be programmed to stop at a specific height to prevent it from hitting the ceiling of a garage. Off the line Equinox gets you off the line with authority thanks to the standard 182 horsepower 2.4 litre ECOTEC four-cylinder engine. Combined with a version of the six-speed automatic transmission that includes an eco button, it allows you to drive in the most fuel efficient mode possible for city driving, producing a city rating of just 9.2 litres per 100 km. On the highway, the combi-

nation produces a 6.1 litres per 100 km rating, resulting in a highway driving range of 1,100 km. Even more assertive off the mark is the available 264 horsepower 3.0 litre V6. Both the 2.4 litre four-cylinder and the 3.0 litre V6 incorporate the latest engine technologies, such as Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing to optimize power output. Driver control is equally commanding thanks to standard features like StabiliTrak – in addition to a technologically advanced All-Wheel-Drive system on AWD models. It meets the challenges of driving in a wide range of conditions encountered on Canadian roads. Driver's environment When you take the seat inside Equinox, many things become apparent. The first is how the design supports your enthusiasm for driving, with its sporty dual cockpit configuration. You can use the standard power driver's height and lumbar adjusters to find your optimal driving position. Settle in and the next impression is one of a high level of refinement. You can literally see Equinox's stylish luxury in something as simple as the blue ambient lighting, which not only sets a rich

tone for the interior, it also makes it easier to see inside in low-light conditions. Automatic climate control on the LT and LTZ models enables you to simply select a desired temperature that the system maintains continuously. The interior is remarkably quiet thanks to features like the acoustic laminated glass, in addition to the triple door seals and numerous sound dampening measures. The available Rear Seat Entertainment System includes dual 203 mm flip-up screens mounted on the front seatbacks. These screens can display multiple inputs, such as DVD movies and video games, and are adjustable for comfortable viewing. The standard Multi-Flex rear seat can slide fore and aft up to 200 mm to increase legroom, contributing to rear-seat passenger comfort. Equinox features 10 separate storage areas, including a deep front centre console that's large enough to store a laptop, and compartments behind the rear-seat doors. The available cargo management package adds a cargo area security shade, cargo convenience net and roof rack crossbars. Safety Available ultrasonic rear parking assist and the rearview camera system together help make you aware of objects behind you whenever you are in reverse. Equinox is also equipped with enhanced driver control technology, including standard features like traction control, StabiliTrak with trailer sway control and rollover mitigation. Occupant protection is bolstered by six standard air bags and the use of high-strength steel in the safety cage construction that surrounds the passenger compartment. The safety cage construction, in conjunction with the side door beams, helps prevent intrusions into the passenger compartment during a collision. And there's the added reassurance of OnStar's automatic crash response. You can see the new Chevrolet Equinox by visiting McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC at 3850-48 Avenue, Camrose. Phone 780-672-2355 and ask for one of the friendly sales professionals.


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Offers include a Manufacturer Rebate of $1,250/$1,000 and freight and air tax of $1,600 but exclude optional features, administration and registration fees (administration fees may vary by dealer), fuel fill charge and all applicable taxes. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate deducted. Bi-Weekly payments are only available using a customer initiated PC (Internet Banking) or Phone Pay system through the customer’s own bank (if offered by that financial institution). The customer is required to sign a monthly payment contract with a first payment date one month from the contract date and to ensure that the total monthly payment occurs by the payment due date. Bi-weekly payments can be made by making payments equivalent to the sum of 12 monthly payments divided by 26 bi-weekly periods every two weeks commencing on the contract date. Dealer may sell for less. 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Additional payments required for PPSA, registration, security deposit, NSF fees (where applicable), excess wear and tear, and late fees. Some conditions and mileage restrictions of 64,000 km over 48 months apply. A charge of 16 cents per km over mileage restrictions applies, plus applicable taxes. Manufacturer Rebates can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ^Until July 3, 2012, Security Deposit payment is waived on a lease (Red Carpet leases, on approved credit from Ford Credit) of a new 2012 or 2013 model (excluding Shelby GT 500, Boss 302, Boss 302 Laguna Seca, E-Series, Transit Connect Electric, F-150 Raptor, F-Series Chassis Cabs, Medium trucks). 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Wolverines receive Shock treatment By Murray Green

The Sherwood Park Wolverines know what it is like to be "shocked." The Battle River Shock blanked the Wolverines 65-0 in the Capital District Midget Football League on April 28 to remain unbeaten at 3-0. Jacob Butcher scored three touchdowns, Jason Rivot added two, Joel Bishop, Justin

Fleischhacker, Blake Draper and Brady Podloski each recorded one touchdown. A field goal rounded out the scoring to 65. Pre-emptive defensive play created Shock’s opportunities for interceptions and turnovers. The defensive line kept pressure on the Wolverines as they struggled to tally first downs. The linebackers were itching to make tackles and they didn’t

let off the pressure. Excellent play by the Shock’s defensive squad kept the Wolverines off the scoreboard. The Camrose players on the Shock include Jason Rivot, Bret Tetz, Corson Clarkson, Skylar Rambeau, Michael Ioanidis, Mark Streberg, Dilshant Garcha, Aaron Taves and Cooper Snider from Viking.


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Rotary makes grant for youth leadership canoe adventure By Dan Jensen

Fifteen students from Charlie Killam School and Camrose Composite High School will be able to paddle the North Saskatchewan River by day and set up camp along the river's edge at night May 19 to 25. It's all part of the Youth Leadership Canoe Trip, a program offered by the Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta. "This program provides youth with an outdoor experience that will enhance their self confidence, help them cope with stressful situations, and provide a positive experience," said Augustana associate professor physical education Morten Asfeldt. The program encourages healthy risk-taking and promotes the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of life. The general expectation is that students have a desire for fun, demonstrate a desire to learn and maintain a positive attitude. Augustana provides river gear and all the necessary equipment and supplies for the trip, while CCHS provides accompanying teachers. The students will also be joined by a Camrose police officer assigned to the School Resource Officer/DARE program. The trip will start at the Nordegg bridge and end at Rocky Mountain House. Charlie Killam teacher Paul Lange said the trip is for students who are the most guarded or closed off to authority. "It's a fantastic experience for them. It takes the kids out of the school context into the outdoors and it changes their mode of operations. They become more open and honest. and more approachable. "It allows them to remove themselves from all the difficulties they are facing and shows them they don't have to be guarded all the time." The Battle River Community Foundation has provided a grant of $2,469 for the trip from endow-

Students load their canoes before starting a day of paddling the North Saskatchewan River.

Students from Grades 8 to 10 navigate the rapids of the North Saskatchewan River as part of the Youth Leadership Canoe Trip, a program offered by Augustana.

Battle River Community Foundation director David Ofrim presents a cheque for $2,469 to University of Alberta Augustana Faculty associate professor of physical education Morten Asfeldt.

ment funds created by Agricor United, Larry and Esther Williams, Students for a Sustainable Environment, Erik and Gunvor Mygind and the Rotary Club of Camrose, as well as the Ken and Iris Drever 50th Anniversary Fund.

in endowment funds, currently valued in excess of $6.4 million. The principal remains untouched and the income is made available annually to support local projects, such as the School Resource Program. Some grant funding is also made available by generous

The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support projects in east central Alberta which benefit local communities and have a positive impact on the future. Contributions to the Battle River Community Foundation are permanently invested

donors who make annual gifts to the Battle River Community Foundation. Since its founding in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $1.4 million to various projects and initiatives.

Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre best in Canada By Dan Jensen

Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre in Camrose has been named 2011 recipient of the Walter J. Hachborn Store of the The Year award for retailing excellence, high standards in retailing, merchandising and community relations. The award was presented by Home Hardware Stores Limited's president and CE Paul Strauss at the company's annual spring market. Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre owner Rob Hauser accepted the award on behalf of a grateful staff. "It is a testament to the hard work of everyone at this store, as well as to the pride we take in offering superior service, quality products and expert advice to our customer base of do-it-yourselfers, home renovators, contractors and local customers," said Hauser. Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre carries a variety of carefully selected products to aid in home renovation, repair and maintenance costs. It features a lumber yard and a custom lumber cutting service, as well as design services for home and cottage. The Home Expres-

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sions department gives customers the opportunity to browse stylish products from home decor, housewares, kitchen, bath, lighting and storage solutions, while the paint and decorating department stocks high-quality BeautiTone paint exclusive to Home, as well as paint supplies and accessories. Staffed by the store's paint experts, the department also

offers the Beauti-Tone Advanced Colour Matching computer system, which matches paint colours to any sample. The Walter J. Hachborn Store of the Year Award recipient is selected as the top store from a group of 20 Proud of My Home award recipients from coast to coast. To receive the Proud of My Home award, a Home Hard-

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"The Walter J. Hachborn Award represents a total team effort and shows the value of dedicated people working together to serve their communities," said Straus. "Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre embodies everything the award stands for and is a tremendous representative of the Home brand." Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre was named Franchise of the Year by the Camrose Chamber of Commerce in 2009. In 2011, it was one of 20 Home Hardware stores across Canada to participate in Maple Leaf Day by conducting a tree planting. "Maple Leaf Day allows us to thank Camrose in a way that contributes to the health of our neighbours and the overall environment," said Hauser. Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre is a past recipient of the Paul Strauss Public Relations Award for the work it does in supporting over 20 local groups. Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre has been operating from its present location on 48 Avenue and 68 Street since 2006.


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ANNUAL SPRING SENIOR CHOIR FESTIVAL to be held at Mirror Lake Center on Friday, May 18, 2012 starting at 1:00 p.m. Choirs from other communities as well as our own Golden Tones. Refreshments to follow. Tickets at the door: $8. 40TH ANNUAL GRANDMOTHER’S TEA – Bawlf Lutheran Church, Monday, May 14, 1:30 p.m. Entertainment with lunch to follow. ALL GRANDMOTHERS WELCOME! COME VISIT BAWLF for the Annual Community Garage Sale, Sat., May 12, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sales throughout the Village! More sales, plus the Library Silent Auction, and concession available at the Old Community Centre. Maps with the location of all registered sales will be available at each registered sale. For more information, please call the Village Office at 780373-3797 or go to www.bawlf.com FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF LILLIAN HAYWORTH are invited to attend her 80th birthday celebration Sunday, May 20, 2 - 5 p.m. at Gladstone Hall. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Camrose & District Seniors’ Information Society on Thursday, May 17, 1:30 p.m. 2nd Floor, Community Centre, 4516-54 St., Camrose. For information call 780-672-4131. ROUND HILL SPRING MARKET – Monday, May 21, 4 - 7 p.m. For a table call Terry, 780672-6068. SLIP & BLOOMER SALE and Chili Cook-off, May 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hay Lakes Library. Plants, baking, books, vendors, children’s activities.

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THANKS THANK YOU ST. JUDE for prayers answered. - Judy THE FAMILY OF LOGAN AND SCARLET ASPHOLM find words inadequate in thanking the 288 contributors to our fund-raiser: from extra grandmas to Freeman Lofren and Meridian Manufacturing, the small buyers right up to Lindholm Seed Farm, and an awesome gourmet potluck! What a phenomenal, compassionate community! We are forever grateful. An extra donation has been made to the children instead of naming all businesses. THE FAMILY OF JERRY STEIER would like to extend their appreciation for all the kindness and support during this difficult time. Thank you for all the prayers, food trays, flowers, cards, phone calls and especially for the donations in Jerry’s memory. A special thank you to Mary Ann Pastuck for the comfort and service, to organist Darryl Dewalt and the choir for the special music. Thanks to the ladies of the UCW for the lovely lunch. Also, a big thank you to Padget Lofgren for the nice tribute to Jerry. Thank you to the pallbearers and to Cam from Burgar Funeral Home for helping us out. It was most comforting. In lieu of thank you cards a donation has been given to the United Church. – Ollie, Janice, Lisa, Merissa and families

THE FAMILY OF BRUCE HELMIG wishes to thank all those who phoned, wrote, brought food, sent flowers, visited and attended Bruce’s service. Many thanks to Pastor Jeff Nilsson for your prayers, visits and comfort to Bruce and family. Your sermon truly brought the blessed Word of God again. Thanks to Cam Parker and Jen at Burgar Funeral Home for the care and understanding at a most difficult time, to Dr. W. Slabbert, the nurses in Units 2 and 5 at St. Mary’s Hospital and the staff at Bethany Meadows. You truly cared. Many angels passed through Bruce’s last months and we are truly thankful. Thanks to the Honorary Pallbearers from many walks of life, each a special friend. Thanks to the ladies of Grace Lutheran Church for the perfect ‘Bruce Lunch’; Bruce would have loved it. Thanks to the staff and the Breakfast Club at Sparling School. The time of silence in Bruce’s honor at assembly was so much appreciated. Thanks to Doug Zarski for lending extra tables for the lunch, to Starbuck’s for supplying coffee for the lunch and to Rocky Ross for the tribute to Bruce at Stettler Team Roping. Our life without Bruce has begun and, even though we know he is with our Saviour, we still miss him. He was a good man. – Shirley, Scott and family WITH THE UTMOST SINCERETY, the family (Celine, Michelle and Dawn) of the late Milton Makarowski is grateful to the following: St. Mary’s Hospital - Dr. Fletcher, Dr. Leoni and Unit 5 surgical nurses as well as the Palliative Care Team. The care you provided to Milton during his final days was kind and compassionate and we appreciate all you did for him. The family also thanks Burgar Funeral Home - John, Bart, Bob for the detailed attention provided to Milton as you prepared him for his homecoming and for the sympathetic regard provided throughout the funeral; the mass delivered by Father Leon Kler; Ministerial Aids Dennis, Gene, Grant, John, Theresa and the musicians - Audrey, Denise and Susan - was beautiful and will provide Milton’s loved ones with comfort in the days to come. To Pallbearers Brent, Chuck, Corey, Darren, Steven and Trent, we appreciate your fellowship as you aided in Milton’s final journey. As well, thanks to the Catholic Women’s League for the lunch and refreshments; this provided time for Milton’s family and friends to remember and celebrate his life. Celine, Michelle and Dawn would also like to extend their appreciation for the thoughtful acts of our family and friends - their visits, soothing words, prayers, phone calls, charitable donations and the gifts of food and flowers. A special thank you to Father Larry Pederson for his numerous visits and final anointing. We also thank the Cross Cancer Institute and its staff for their continued dedication and the care provided to all cancer patients in their valiant fight against this devastating disease. Peace, our blessings and happiness to all – Celine, Michelle and Dawn

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HELP WANTED CERTIFIED DENTAL ASSISTANT required for IMMEDIATE POSITION at City Centre Dental 4849-49 St., Camrose, AB T4V 1N1 or fax resumé to 780-672-3089 ATTENTION STUDENTS – The Village of Edberg has a summer position available from June 28 to Aug. 31, 2012. Position is for active students only. Duties include assisting Village Foreman with various tasks including landscaping chores, painting, grass mowing and general maintenance as required. 30 hrs./ wk. for 10 weeks, $12/hr. Applicants must be 16 years of age and possess valid driver’s license. Apply in writing to: The Village of Edberg, PO Box 160, Edberg, AB T0B 1J0 or email: vledberg@syban.ca. Deadline for applications: May 22, 2012. DENTAL RECEPTIONIST REQUIRED for busy dental office. Self-motivated, personable individual with good organizational skills needed. Reception or office experience required. Please forward resumé by email to: smilesbyus@hotmail.com or fax to 780-672-4700. BROKER’S MARINE & SPORT LTD. We have an immediate opening for a Certified Mechanic. Preference given to a journeyman technician, with experience repairing boats, snowmobiles, motorbikes and off-road vehicles. May consider a non-licensed applicant with considerable experience and proven expertise. A customer focused, and customer friendly attitude is imperative. Apply in person at 4746-41 St., Camrose, AB SECOND- OR THIRD-YEAR ELECTRICAL APPRENTICE REQUIRED – Must have residential experience. Ph. 780-679-9811. UNEMPLOYED CARPENTER WANTED – Daily/weekly cash payment. Ph. 780-672-6991.

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES TIRED OF WORKING FOR SOMEONE ELSE? Gain time and financial freedom working from home setting up accounts for a billion dollar manufacturing company. Unlimited income potential.Visit: www.elaine.familiesearningmore.com

CAMROSE COMMUNITY HOME DIRECTORY • 135 Contractors • 500 + Categories • 900 + Local Companies • 300 + Web Links ALL AT www.camrosedirectory.ca www.camrosedirectory.ca JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-608-7917, 780-6781847 (cell), Tom Mino. R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs Shingling, garages, concrete work Arborite and tiles 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you. ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888. McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING Full alteration and custom sewing service. Tues. - Fri. 10-6, Thurs., 10-8, Sat., 9-4 4937-49 Street, Camrose, AB (East of the Main Post Office) Ph. 780-672-4793 GREYSEN ENTERPRISES Bathroom/Kitchen Renos Basement Developments Door/Window/Exterior Upgrades Insured Journeyman Carpenter Call 780-678-4491 or email: Greysen-Ent@telus.net for free consultation BRUCE’S LANDSCAPING & SUPPLIES Raking leaves, sod laying, sand/gravel/dirt Camrose area Now taking bookings for grass cutting. Ph. 780-878-4647 or Donna at 780-608-9667 “WE LIFT SUNKEN CONCRETE” • Driveways • Garage Pads • Sidewalks/Patios • Basement Floors Call for a Free Estimate 780-218-7511 Merit Concrete & Mudjacking www.meritconcrete.ca


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RIDING LESSONS ARE BACK at Anchor J Ranch on Thursday nights, 5 km. west of Camrose on Hwy. 13. We’re starting April 19 at 7 p.m. Gem, Nash, Sailor, Bear and all their friends are well rested and waiting for you. Call Dirk’s cell, 780-608-8448, for more information. BRING YOUR HORSE to the Anchor J Ranch Boarding Facility 5 km. west of Camrose on Hwy. 13. Indoor and outdoor riding arenas available for your use. Farrier on site. Having trouble with your horse? We can help you. We train rope horses and tune up others. Private roping or riding lessons by appointment. Call Dirk’s cell, 780-608,8448, or Brett’s cell, 780-608-7489. ACCEPTING ALL TYPES OF SCRAP METAL – Old vehicles, machinery, equipment, lead batteries, copper, aluminum, etc. Also offering yard clean-ups and building demolitions. Ph. 780-638-2351. SILVER RIDGE LAWN CARE – Equipped to do any size aeration, rototilling, landscaping or lawn care job in urban, rural or commercial areas. Call Gordon at 780679-2486 to book your appointment. ROTOTILL GARDENS – Small: $25; Medium: $30; Large: $35. Also, large bags (30 lbs.) of rabbit manure and wood shavings, $15. Best way to improve soil condition and plant growth. 780-608-9695. AMANDA’S LITTLE DAYHOME – If you’re in need of childcare Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., please call me at 780-288-8904. I’ve been a provider for over three years, all with the same kids. References upon request. I have my First Aid, C.P.R., and Food and Hygiene Course, my Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Check. Healthy snacks and lunch provided along with plenty of crafts/activities and plenty of room to grow to be a kid. Call any time to get a spot. Will fill up fast.

QUALITY CHILDCARE AVAILABLE IN CAMROSE – Reasonable rates, references available. 780-608-1712.

WANTED TO RENT HOUSE ON ACREAGE OR FARM within 25 km. radius of Camrose. Ph. 780-679-9811.

FOR RENT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL FOR RENT, 780-672-8620. BITTERN LAKE HALL for rent. Call Bittern Lake Village Office, 780-672-7373. CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695 OFFICE SPACE – In Camrose Business Center. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629. EXECUTIVE SUITE – Well maintained, quiet adult building. Two bedrooms, five appliances, spacious. Ph. 780-608-3131. ROOM FOR RENT – Shared accommodations for female who is working or going to school. Beautiful home located between Augustana and downtown area. No smoking, no pets. Rent $450/mo. $450 DD. Utilities included. 780-672-9622. 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

BE AU T I F U L N EW OFFICES Sparkling new second floor offices in beautiful downtown Camrose. Six rooms available, four of which can be paired. All are wired for internet access. Prices range from $123.75 to $189.37 monthly. Extremely quiet construction and quiet neighbours. Be the very first to occupy your office! Our tenants stick around for years because we are the fairest, most reasonable people in the business! Call 780-672-3142 today and ask for Blain Fowler, Don Hutchinson or Andrea Uglem. LOT RENTALS AVAILABLE – Move-in incentive offered. Call Camrose Mobile Home Park, 780672-2396. MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Houses • Duplexes • 4-Plexes • Condos •Apartments • Storage and more! Call 780-672-0662 for more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, water, parking Pet friendly In quiet surroundings Many amenities within walking distance - SPRING SPECIAL! Won’t Last Long! Call Today! 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji OFFICE SPACE, MAIN STREET – Second floor, elevator access. 600 sq. ft. available June 1. $650/mo. includes utilities. 700 sq. ft. available immediately. $750/mo. includes utilities. Ph. 780-679-5085 or 780-679-3555.

Here’s a great offer for Booster readers…

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ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES – Reclaim your freedom in a spacious apartment for reasonable rates in Kensington Manor. They are newly renovated suites with large living area, new appliances, large master bedroom, walk-in storage closet and balcony with each unit. We are located close to parks and recreational facilities; we have laundry facility in the building and power to each parking stall. Rent starts at $750. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. To make an appointment for viewing please call 780-673-0049. TWO-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – $800/mo. includes utilities. Free laundry. Bright, clean, spacious. New carpet, lighting and paint. No pets, no smoking. 780608-2368.

MAIN FLOOR OF HOUSE NEAR UNIVERSITY FOR RENT – Completely furnished. Two bedrooms plus office. five appliances, single garage. Non-smoking adults only. Call 780-455-4983 evenings or 780-904-1095, cell. Available now.

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DUPLEX with two large bedrooms and full, open basement and appliances at 4408B-65 St. $900/mo. plus utilities. No pets, smokers or partiers. Ph. 780672-5369.

THREE-BEDROOM HOUSE, FERINTOSH – Available immediately. Five appliances (new in 2010). Totally renovated. $1,100/mo. plus utilities, $1,100 DD. Ph. 780608-8392.

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ONE BEDROOM SUITE AVAILABLE $625, recently renovated onebedroom suite available on third floor. Newer paint, carpet, in-suite storage, newer appliances and double sink. Outdoor group patio and laundry available. Small pets welcome. Parking stall, heat and water included. Available June 1. LIVE IN COMFORT $695 for this clean two-bedroom, four-plex style unit. Perfectly located on Mount Pleasant Drive, with newer carpet, washer and dryer in unit and a spacious balcony. Stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer with both bedrooms on the lower level. One parking stall included, utilities extra, available immediately. ACCESS FOR ALL $1,295 for this two-bedroom, two-bath house. Wheelchair accessible, equipped with ramp. Features sunken tub in bathroom, wet bar in basement, double garage, corner lot, fridge, stove, washer and dryer. Sorry - no pets, no smoking. Adults only. Available immediately. RELAX AFTER A LONG DAY $895 for this beautiful twobedroom, one-bath apartment unit. Soak your day away in the deep soaker tub, or entertain in your renovated unit. Steps away from the local convenience store means never worrying about running out of ingredients. Available immediately. For information and pictures on these properties and others, please visit www.RentAlberta.info or call 780-679-0002 to arrange a viewing.

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

FARMHOUSE – Approximately 20 miles from Camrose. $1,000/ mo., utilities included. Ph. 780781-3646. ONE-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – Completely furnished, near university. Private entrance. Non-smoking adults only. Call 780-455-4983 evenings or 780904-1095, cell. Available now.

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NEWER THREE-STOREY DUPLEX with attached garage, 2 large bedrooms, 2.5 baths, close to university. Available June 1. Phone John, 780-608-7386. THREE-BEDROOM HOUSE – 48 Mount Pleasant Drive. Recently renovated. Fridge, stove. Available June 1. $1,200/mo. plus utilities. $1,200 DD. Ph. 780-672-2671.

HOUSEHOLD DARK BROWN PINE CHINA CABINET w/hutch, $500 obo. 780672-5635. KENWOOD VR-7060 AUDIO VIDEO SURROUND RECEIVER with remote, $120; Pair of Sony Tower Speakers, $40; LG Blu-ray Disc Player, new, $50; Pair of desktop speakers, $20; Panasonic 27” TV, Free. 780-672-6119. DESK W/CHAIR – 2’ x 4’6”, four drawers, $25; Cedar chest and trunk, $25 ea. Ph. 780-672-2006. NATURAL GAS BARBECUE with a 15 ft. gas line, $50. Ph. 780679-2572. WHITE APPLIANCES – Great condition. Fridge w/bottom freezer, stove w/smooth top, range hood, dishwasher. 780-672-7480. CABINET SINGER SEWING MACHINE and Yamaha Keyboard PSR-190, $100. Ph. 780-672-8134.

LIVESTOCK/FEED BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES. Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-year-olds, semen tested. 780-672-9950. HORSES WANTED – All types. Will pick up. Call 780657-2057 or 780-645-0939. FREE-RUN LAYING HENS for sale, 780-672-3769. LIMOUSIN BULLS – Polled yearlings and two-year-olds. Quiet dispositions. Birth weights 75-95 lb. Buy on-farm and spend as long as you want looking and talking about your bull needs before making a decision. North Slope Farms Inc., Bawlf, AB. 780-373-3449, 780608-8258. WELL MADE SMALL SQUARE HAY BALES – Excellent for horses, calves, sheep, etc. Shedded, green, fi ne textured. $3.50 - $4/bale. Ph. 780-375-3969, Rosalind. SMALL SQUARE HAY BALES – $2.75 and $3.75 ea. Ph. 780-672-0767. BORDER COLLIE PUPS – Excellent working stock, Tri black/ white, reds and one merle, reasonable; Simmental polled full Fleckvieh long yearlings and yearlings. Ph. 780-688-2265. BLACK ANGUS two-yearold bulls. Also, large White Great Pyrenees predator control dog, one year old. Ph. 780-385-2202.

MACHINERY SWATHER NO LONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142. 6-YARD GRAVEL BOX with 2-cyl. hoist complete with pump. Very good condition. $4,000 obo. 780-374-3848. 1947 ALLIS CHALMERS MODEL B – Restored; 1962 Massey Ferguson Model 97, restored; one pair of wheel weights for Farmall A tractor. Ph. 780-877-2429.


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

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• LINDHOLM SEED FARM Phone (780) 352-3240 Toll Free: 1-800-444-8961 Fax: (780) 352-6943, Email: lindholmseed@xplornet.com WHEAT - Stettler - Harvest - Foremost BARLEY - Coalition - Copeland - Bentley -Meredith - Metcalfe PEAS Cooper FABA BEANS Snowbird Full line-up of canola and grass seed. SEED OATS – Germination 96%, weight 46 lbs. Ph. 780672-7211. SEED OATS – 98% germination, Fusarium free. 780-672-6673. CUSTOM SEEDING Camrose North and East Peas, Cereals, Canola and Silage One Pass, Direct Seeding, Triple Shoot Will haul seed or fertilizer, heavy harrow or land rolling if required. 780-672-7242

WANTED TO BUY TEN TO 80 ACRES OF LAND WANTED with good building site in Camrose County. Ph. 780679-9117.

REAL ESTATE ACREAGE FOR SALE – 3.64 acre lot with 2,000 sq. ft. house. Five bedrooms, new kitchen, many upgrades. Motivated to sell. $359,000. Ph. 780-662-4510 or 780719-3424. FULLY RENOVATED 1,050 SQ. FT. BI-LEVEL – 3724-62 St. Two up, two down, awesome theatre room, huge yard. New fence, windows, siding and shingles. Quiet neighbourhood. $280,000. Call 780679-2248 to view. PRIME COMMERCIAL LOT FOR SALE Main Street, Hay Lakes $60,000. For Information please call 780-878-3200. PARKVIEW RAVINES – Adult community. Exceptional 1,183 sq. ft. half-duplex. Insulated double garage, two plus one bedrooms, three baths, two fireplaces. MF laundry, vaulted ceiling, finished basement. Appliances and window coverings included. $369,500. Ph. 780-672-5080.

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

Two to three positions Not a Sales Commission Position Hourly wage, ideally for semi-retired or retired person with RV ownership experience. Ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic RVer interested in pointing out the features and benefits of our units. May through September Monday to Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stop by in person to our Camrose location West end between KalTire and Royal LePage or call 780-352-6633 and ask for Roger Thompson

Wetaskiwin / Camrose • www.parkview-rv.com 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. JOHN DEERE 316 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/47” deck plus 43” hydraulic tiller; ONAN 24 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; HUSQVARNA RANCHER 455 chainsaw; MIGHTYMAC 9 HP chipper/shredder; ARIENS 9 HP s/p 36” sidewalk sweeper; 5 HP TILLER w/forward and reverse, ($225); TROY-BILT 6 HP e/s rear tine tiller, hi/low range transmission (excellent condition). www.jds-smallengine.com Phone 780-672-7649. MacGREGOR GOLF CLUBS – Full set with bag and cart; Wilson Lady’s Golf Clubs, full set with bag and cart. Ph. 780672-4782. WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA SET with yearly updates, 1975 to 1996, $50. Ph. 780672-6119. SEASONED PINE FIREWOOD ON SALE – New Sarepta, AB. Palleted and bobcat loaded. Ph. 780-941-3555. COLLECTION OF 110 VINYL LP RECORDS – Selling as one lot. Will email you a list if interested. Offers. Ph. 780672-6119. FAR NORTH INFRARED SAUNA – One person, Stereo/DVD player, portable. Mood and reading lights, $1,500 obo. 780-673-0037. CITATION 12-STRING GUITAR – Excellent condition. Ph. 780672-4782. TOUR SERIES MAN’S 15-PIECE GOLF SET W/BAG – Brand new, $200; Hand knit Cowichan wool sweater, man’s large, $20. 780-672-2006. PROFESSIONAL STYLE SHUFFLEBOARD in excellent shape, $450. Ph. 780-679-9811. CAR/TRUCK RAMPS – Heavy duty, $50. Ph. 780-672-4782. WORKING FOLD -UP TREADMILL – $75. 780679-0477, 780-608-6442. PROFORMXP TREADMILL – (Paid $1,500), $550 obo. Brand new, never set up. Ph. 780608-3660 after 5 p.m.

10” CRAFTSMAN TABLE SAW – $400; Stand alone Bandsaw, WA 14, $100; 12” Thickness Delta portable planer, $75; Skil plate joiner, $30; Delta hollow chisel mortiser, $150; Craftsman dovetail template, $30; Delta 4” and 6” belt and disc sander, $100; Delta skill saw, $100. Ph. 780-672-1899. 2” HONDA CENTRIFUGAL TRASH/WATER PUMP – 158 gal./min. output, 98 ft. suction depth, 25 ft. of suction hose and strainer. Approx. 150 ft. of 2 in. nylon hose plus all fittings, $300. Ph. 780-781-1719.

BUILDING MATERIALS STEEL BUILDINGS – 33 1/3 to 50% off. Complete for assembly. Ex. 20’ x 24’: reg. $6,792. Disc. $5,660 (quantity one); 50’ x 100’: Reg. $42,500. Disc. $29,000 (quantity two) Call for others. Source #18X. Ph. 800-964-8335.

Assisting individuals with disabilities to live all inclusive lives

Day Program Staff We have several summer term positions available in our Connections Day Program. We are looking for positive, caring and enthusiastic people. Qualifications include: Experience working with people who have disabilities and a great attitude. Post-secondary education in rehabilitation or related field is preferred. Equivalencies will be considered. Applicants must be 18, have a Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent), and possess a valid Alberta driver’s license. Availability of a personal vehicle and a clear Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check are required. Please send a Letter of Interest and Resumé outlining your experience and qualifications to: Executive Director – WDACS 5211-54 Street, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 1T2 Fax 780-352-8558 Email info@wdacs.ca Website www.wdacs.ca The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. Thank you for your interest but only those candidats selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

SERVICE BUSINESS MANAGER We are looking for someone who: • will be able to monitor performance of the service department, budgeting, organize and distribute incoming work • has exceptional time management skills • consistently demonstrates exceptional customer service • has basic computer skills and is willing to learn additional computer programming skills utilized by industry • has the ability to take initiative and thrives in a fast paced team environment We would like to offer you: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package. • a competitive wage. Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive.

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

GARAGE SALES 6514-55 AVE. – Friday, May 11, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Lots of kids’ toys, kitchen and miscellaneous household items.

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

3511-48 Avenue East End Camrose

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

STONY PLAIN 1-800-290-5489

LOUGHEED 1-800-773-9757

Certified Dental Assistant required for an immediate position

4849-49 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1N1 or fax resumé to 780-672-3089


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4716-38 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-2452

52nd Street and Hwy. 13 Phone 780-386-3755

Selmac Sales (2007) Ltd. is a three-store Massey Ferguson and Challenger dealership. We pride ourselves on having great people and creating a positive, rewarding workplace environment for everyone.

Selmac Sales (2007) Ltd. is a three-store Massey Ferguson and Challenger dealership. We pride ourselves on having great people and creating a positive, rewarding workplace environment for everyone.

Our Camrose location is currently accepting resumes for the position of:

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

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

Our Lougheed location is currently accepting resumes for the position of:

FULL TIME AGRICULTURAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE We are looking for someone who: • has an outgoing personality • enjoys meeting with many different people and personalities • is a team player • is able to work independently and aggressively • is goal oriented • is able to ‘think outside the box’ • strives to learn and improve oneself We’ll give preference to individuals with: • previous agricultural equipment sales experience • experience with enthusiasm about agricultural equipment We would like to offer you: • an exemplary health and dental benefits package. • a competitive wage. Join our TEAM and work in an environment that is both rewarding and positive!

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

STONY PLAIN 1-800-290-5489

LOUGHEED 1-800-773-9757

Please contact: Lars Gauthier, Sales Manager, Lougheed 780-386-3755 or email lgauthier@selmacsales.com

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

STONY PLAIN 1-800-290-5489

LOUGHEED 1-800-773-9757

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

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

Automotive Sales Consultant We need an individual who: • is enthusiastic and self-motivated • has long-term goals • has superior organizational skills • works well with people We offer: • health and dental benefits • long and short term disability insurance • a fun, professional working atmosphere • high volume sales and leasing • an aggressive pay plan…and much more!

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 Service Supervisors (6 positions), full-time / shift work, min. 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $12.96 per hour plus benefits • Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.24 per hour plus benefits Hiring the following positions for 796005 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons – 6602-48 Ave., Camrose, AB • Food Service Supervisors (6 positions), full-time / shift work, min. 1 to 2 years’ industry experience, $12.96 per hour plus benefits • Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.24 per hour plus benefits

If being part of a Quality Team excites you, please apply indicating position you are applying for via email: info@lambford.com or fax: 780-672-2440

Now hiring for FT positions Positions work rotating shifts of days, nights, graveyards and some weekends. Highway 13 East, 3771-48 Avenue, Camrose

HIRING AT BOTH LOCATIONS IN CAMROSE Honesty, caring and a workplace that feels like home

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

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

TELEGRAPH PARK – CARETAKER Applications are now being accepted for “Caretaker of Telegraph Park” For a complete description of hours and duties contact Village of Hay Lakes – 780-878-3200 Application Deadline – 4:00 p.m., May 15, 2012

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Risky Ribs is another success By Alex Oliver

By 8 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 16 Camrose United Church men met in the Camrose United Church kitchen and started cooking ribs, baking beans, preparing salads and desserts, and setting tables. By 5:30 p.m. 41 more men assembled to get their job positions in order; and Ken Cox had his ice sculpture of ducks on a pond in place. At 6:30 p.m. Alex Oliver, Emcee, welcomed the sell-out crowd. At 6:35 p.m. Jerry Wallace, Darryl Dewalt and Davis Dewalt combined music and words to bless the meal. And then, Camrose United Church’s sixth annual Risky Ribs entertainment/fund-raiser event was underway in the CE Hall. “This is bigger than our church alone,” Leon Lohner, chair of the organizing committee, commented, “We reach out to the community and it’s become a community event. There is a large cross-section of the public in the audience; and there are nonmembers who volunteer. Part of its popularity is evidenced by the fact that the tickets are sold out two months in advance.” Entertainment started at 8 p.m. with Darryl and Davis Dewalt contributing three musical numbers – on piano, South American Sunset by Andrew A. Gordon; on violin, Gavotte in D Major by JS Bach); and voice, Es war einmal ein König by Beethoven. The German title is also known in English as The Song of the Flea. The live auction items continued to provide more entertainment. Church members donated a record 20 items for the auction. Jack Kamphorst’s BMW bike ride brought in $250. Other popular items included Bonnie Oliver’s cashmere pashmina from Jerusalem which went for $225. Michael Mucz’s newly published book Baba’s Kitchen Medicines sold for $125 as did Irma Noden’s two home-made apple pies. The two top items were Norma Ruhl’s watercolour of Mt. Hardisty and the Athabasca River painted on location in Jasper Park which went for $350; and Verny Cox’s ever popular cinnamon buns sold for a record $450. Jim Holmberg on alto sax, Morley Riske on tenor and baritone sax, and Orlene Wigglesworth on keyboard provided toetapping dance music. The crowd got into the music so much that several people danced wherever they could find space. Finally, The Mad Hatters jug band which consists of Leon Lohner, Dave Steblyk, Jack Kamphorst, Margaret Wallace, Ron Stables, Bob Lindsey, Buffy da Silva, and Alex Oliver led the crowd in a sing-a-long of old-time favourites which included a new number, A Place in the Choir. “I really enjoyed the evening. There is so much work that goes into it; and the dance music, the food, the sing-along and just having the opportunity to be with friends is a happy experience,” observed Lois Sperry, long-time member of Camrose United Church, “And, I was able to get some ideas for donations for nextyear’s auction.”


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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Community Development/ Family Advocate The Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL) fosters family leadership and advocacy in the pursuit of fully inclusive community lives for children and adults with developmental disabilities. We believe that children should grow up at home; that children should attend their neighborhood schools; that all people should have the right to participate and be welcomed into their community; that all people should have the chance at a good job for decent pay. We are seeking a self-motivated, dedicated individual who is committed to our vision of inclusion to work in Camrose and area. This is a project-based part-time position commencing immediately. The Community Development/Family Advocate will: • Work collaboratively with community organizations and sectors to nurture and support their capacity to include people with developmental disabilities and their families • Serve as a resource and guide to families and individuals with developmental disabilities in their pursuit of supports and services that enable inclusion • Seek out and develop both traditional and alternative respite options for families • Develop and support the networking of families who are committed to pursuing inclusion • Advocate with and for families and individuals in their efforts to nurture and develop inclusive communities The successful candidates must possess: • Deep understanding of inclusion and an unwavering commitment to its ideals • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills • Working knowledge of the systems and supports available to families and individuals, especially children, with developmental disabilities in Alberta • Partnership building and problem-solving skills • Commitment to research and evaluation • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. A university or college education in disability studies or related field is preferred. However, personal experience may be considered as equivalent. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Alberta Health Services is one of the leading healthcare systems in Canada, responsible for the delivery of healthcare to more than 3.7 million Albertans. Working at AHS enables a better quality of life, not only for our staff, but for their families. We value the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and are committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. There is no shortage of reasons to join our team.

HOME SUPPORT AIDE - CAMROSE, AB Home Support Aides work within an interdisciplinary team in a community setting to provide personal care and home support Gome for clients as assigned by case coordinators. Applicants must be able to meet the physical demands of the job. Also required are good communication and observational skills.

QUALIFICATIONS - Health Care Aide certification. - Reliable and responsible, to provide quality, consistent care to home care clients. - Good routine practices regarding infection control and personal care. - Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle. - Familiarity with using a PC, internet and Microsoft office applications an asset. - New employees must complete an Employee Health Review and provide a criminal records check (at their own expense).

Competition Number: 12-SNH-1397 Location: Camrose, AB FTE: Casual (shifts/hours will vary)

www.albertahealthservices.ca For more information email careers@albertahealthservices.ca or search and apply for jobs on our website

Local company specializing in OILFIELD CONSTRUCTION seeking

Cat and Hoe Operators and Class 1 Truck Drivers Fax your resumé to 780-608-2437

Please forward your resume with a covering letter by May 15, 2012 to: Stacey Andrews, Project Coordinator Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL) #103, 4910-50 Street, Lloydminster, AB/SK S9V 0Y5 Phone 306-825-5911 Email sandrews@aacl.org Fax 306-825-5912

Box 1977, Camrose Phone 780-608-9064

Community Disability Worker Competition # 12-154 This is a contract part-time position for 32 hours per week. You can change the world of someone in your neighborhood. As a Community Disability Worker, you provide high quality group care supporting adults with developmental disabilities. Motivated, compassionate and organized, you enthusiastically assist with daily living activities and social events supporting dignity, independence and empowerment. Open to learning new things, you want to become skilled in providing personal care, supporting behavioral challenges, helping with medical needs or implementing programs tailored to individual needs. Your grade 12 education (or equivalent) is preferably supported by some experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and mental illness. As our programs operate on a 24 hour basis, shift work is required and may include weekends, depending on the needs of the program. A vehicle and valid driver’s license are required for these rewarding opportunities. We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment. Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check and/or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate. Please send resumé, quoting the competition number 12-154, before May 16, 2012 to: Location: Camrose Catholic Social Services 5206-51 Avenue Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 0V4 Fax 780-352-3190 www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Serving and Employing People of all Faiths and Cultures Since 1961

Human Resource Coordinator

(1 Year Term Position) Assisting individuals with disabilities to live all-inclusive lives For more than 47 years, the Wetaskiwin and District Association for Community Service has been providing programs, activities, and services to meet the needs of individuals who have physical and developmental disabilities. WDACS has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual with established human resource management skills to join a strong team. You are an organized person who inspires integrity and trust. Your strong communication, inter-personal skills and diplomacy will make you a great fit for this position. In support of our management team, you will be involved in planning, developing and implementing processes relating to recruitment and selection, orientation, training and development and performance management. A degree or diploma in Human Resource Management or a related discipline plus a minimum of two years of experience working within HR is preferred. This is a one-year term position with the possibility of an extension. The successful applicant will require a clear Criminal Record Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector check. Please send a Letter of Interest and Resume to: Executive Director – WDACS 5211-54 Street, Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 1T2 Fax 780-352-8558 Email: info@wdacs.ca This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.

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

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Leaks Fixed Fast! – Glen Mandrusiak – Plumbing • Heating Gas Fitting • Hot Water Tanks

JORGENSEN Plumbing & Heating Ltd. 5503-52 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0X7

780-672-2604

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, 2012 and terminate June 15, 2013. The Kingman Round Hill CDC is a non-profit, parent-run kindergarten which operates in the Round Hill School, approximately 20 minutes northeast of Camrose, AB. We are a child-centered, experiencebased program, that provides a secure environment to assist all children in becoming self-confident, capable learners. Please contact Amandah Calon dacalon6@gmail.com or Karen Belich kdbelich@hotmail.com for further details. 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 15, 2012 We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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

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

OPERATING GRANT FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS The City of Camrose has allocated $26,700 for non-profit organizations and is accepting applications for funding. • Organizations must be a registered society, or a branch of a registered society. • Service Clubs (e.g. Rotary, Lions), religious groups and national or provincial charitable organizations (e.g. Canadian Cancer Society) will not be considered for funding. • All organizations must include the most current balance sheet and income statement to be considered for funding. • Those organizations that have been awarded the Operating Grant in the past two years will not be considered for a third consecutive year of funding (must be a one year break after two years of funding). • The deadline to submit an application is 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2012. Application forms can be picked up at City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue, Monday throught Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For further information contact 780-672-4426 or email legservices@camrose.ca

Weekly Collection of Compostable Materials Happens May to October ✔ Place your yard waste and kitchen organics out on the same day as garbage day ✔ Have your waste and compost out by 7:45 a.m. on collection day ✔ In a Bin – Place your compostable materials in a clearly labelled bin marked “YARD WASTE” OR ✔ In Compostable Bags – If using bags for your compostable materials, make sure they are labelled “compostable” by their manufacturer – and have this logo

City of Camrose

YARD WASTE

Remember no plastic bags for compostable materials

Keep Compostable and Regular Garbage Separated on Pickup Day

Regular Garbage

Compostables

For more info on waste management in Camrose, visit: www.camrose.ca/compostablepickup or call 780-672-4428

THE GOAL: REDUCE RESIDENTIAL WASTE 50% BY 2015 The Strategy

Drop off your recyclables

✔ Limit Camrose residents to three bags of garbage per week

or

• Open for most drop-offs 24 hours per day

✔ Are you unable to meet the three-bag limit? Here are some suggestions to help reduce your waste:

• Delay collection until the following week

Compost

• Take your waste to the sanitary landfill (tipping fees in effect)

• There is no limit on the amount of compostable materials that can be set out for collection

This is a full-time opportunity with an excellent opportunity for advancement within the department.

We are now accepting applications / resumés for the position of Cashier. Interested applicants need to bring a positive approach to customer interaction and be available for day, evening or weekend shifts.

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

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

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

• Visit the Centra Cam Recycling Collection Depot at 4402-51 Avenue or call 780-679-4196

Other options

• Utilize the Yard Waste and Limited Kitchen Organics collection program

Are you extraordinarily organized? Do you work well with others? Is it time for a workday that is more interesting, challenging and rewarding? We have an extremely busy kitchen design, sales and install centre at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre. Our sales team needs an ASSISTANT. Duties would include: • flooring, tile and appliance sales • data entry • ordering accessories for our • checking/confirming production clients’ orders as well as our details own showroom • coordinating all aspects of the • scheduling/confirming installs order process from faxing to phone calls to client contact • confirming product deliveries

Cashier Openings

ALL ABOUT COMPOST Packaging for Pickup

Kitchen Sales Team Assistant

• Purchase a solid waste collection tag for $5 (available at City Hall, 5204-50 Avenue, Mon. through Fri., between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

PLEASE BE A GOOD NEIGHBOUR! Your waste is your responsibility. Please don’t put it on someone else’s property or in someone else’s dumpster!

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GET GROWING WITH OUR GARDEN PLOTS 4.5 M x 4.5 M (15’ x 15’) – $20.00 per plot Limit of two plots per person (Plots will be available for sale Monday, May 14, 2012) Apply in person at Community Services Dept., located in the Aquatic Centre, weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Battle River Credit Union Ltd.

MANAGER TRAINEE THE POSITION: - Reports to the Vice President Operations - Responsible to learn and develop on an ongoing basis the functions of a Branch Manager - Ability to relocate to various branches within Battle River Credit Union's trade area - Responsible for credit granting functions including agriculture, commercial credits, as well as consumer lending - Interviews members, assesses credit worthiness and underwrites loans within limits - Actively participates in loan growth campaigns, markets credit union products and maintains member and non-member business contacts THE PERSON: - Prior lending experience an asset - Strong analytical and problem solving skills - Well developed sales and service skills - Working knowledge of Microsoft products - Agricultural background a definite asset COMPENSATION: - Salary commensurate with qualifications - Comprehensive benefits package Please submit resume to: Joe Mohan or Bruce Weinkauf, Vice President Operations Battle River Credit Union Ltd. 5007-51 St., Camrose, AB T4V 1S6 Phone 780-672-1175 Fax 780-672-5996 PLEASE NOTE: Only those individuals invited for an interview will be contacted. Deadline for applications: May 18, 2012.


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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS

FOR SALE BY TENDER

Estate of TERRANCE FRANCIS O’DONNELL, who died on March 26, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by June 8, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Commercial Property in the Hamlet of Mirror BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY WITH POTENTIAL!

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of RUBY LILLIAN CARLE, who died on February 26, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by June 11, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of LARRY JACOB BLATZ, who died on April 9, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by June 8, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of EDWARD GEORGE PRICE, who died November 16, 2011. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by June 7, 2012, and provide details of your claim with W. HARRY GROUGH, Q.C., Barrister and Solicitor, P.O. Box 2800, 196-3 Avenue West, Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y0. Phone 403-823-2424. Fax 403-823-6984. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Notice Agricultural Service Board Beaver Dam Removal Please be advised that effective April 15, 2012 until October 31, 2012 Camrose County may from time to time remove beaver dams that are obstructing normal water courses throughout the county. These actions are undertaken to prevent damage to Municipal Infrastructure and overland flooding conditions. These actions may cause temporary downstream out of season flows. For more information, please contact the Camrose County Agricultural Services Office at 780-672-4765.

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2.3 acre (20 lot) property with 500 feet of frontage along Highway 21. With 1400 to 1500 vehicles passing by daily, this formerly has been an excellent location for the existing coffee shop, fuel facility and motel. (Six-room motel onsite needs major improvements.) The thirty-five seat dining room comes with a fully-equipped kitchen. Fuel facility features modern, above ground tanks. Complete land remediation took place in 2002 – all reports available upon request. TENDERS ARE INVITED for the purchase of the following property located in the Hamlet of Mirror: First: PLAN 7159AI BLOCK 103 LOTS 1 TO 5 INCLUSIVE EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS Second: PLAN 7159AI BLOCK 103 LOTS 6 TO 10 INCLUSIVE EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS Third: PLAN 7159AI BLOCK ONE HUNDRED AND THREE (103) LOTS ELEVEN (11) TO FIFTEEN (15) INCLUSIVE EXCEPTING THEREOUT: ALL THOSE PORTIONS OF SAID LOTS ELEVEN (11), TWELVE (12), THIRTEEN (13), FOURTEEN (14), AND FIFTEEN (15)

TAKEN FOR ROAD AS SHOWN ON ROAD PLAN 3503LZ EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS Fourth: PLAN 7159AI BLOCK ONE HUNDRED AND THREE (103) LOTS SIXTEEN (16) TO TWENTY (20) INCLUSIVE EXCEPTING THEREOUT: ALL THOSE PORTIONS OF SAID LOTS SIXTEEN (16), SEVENTEEN (17), EIGHTEEN (18), NINETEEN (19) AND TWENTY (20) TAKEN FOR ROAD AS SHOWN ON ROAD PLAN 3503LZ EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS Fifth: ALL OF LANE LYING WITHIN BLOCK 103 PLAN 7159AI EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS

The title to the property will be subject to the reservations and exceptions now appearing on the title and free and clear of all encumbrances. GST will be added to the tender price unless the purchaser is a GST registrant at the time of closing. TENDERS must be in writing, accompanied by a certified cheque for 10% of the tender price, sealed in an envelope marked “Toth Tender” and must be received by Fielding & Company LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, #100, 4918-51 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S3, on or before 12:00 noon, May 21, 2012. Municipal taxes will be adjusted. The closing and adjustment date of sale will be June 4, 2012, and the successful tenderer must pay the balance of the purchase price, plus GST unless tenderer is a GST registrant, on the closing date, or the deposit will be forfeited. The deposits of all unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them forthwith after the closing of tenders. No conditional tenders will be accepted, and the highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. No warranty whatsoever is given as to the condition of the property or as to the fitness of the property for any purpose. For further information about the property phone Roger Toth at 780-374-3999 or 780-385-2121. For information about the tender process phone Wayne Throndson at Fielding & Company LLP, 780-672-8851.

BIRTHS To Gabrielle Robinson and Kyle Appleby, of Camrose, on April 21, a daughter. To Jolene Wenzel and Justin Fortune, of Hay Lakes, on April 25, a daughter. To Amanda and Wade Dux, of Camrose, on April 26, a daughter. To Eweld and Roswitha Zacharias, of Kingman, on April 27, a son. To Sarah Johnston and Aaron Cunningham, of Camrose, on April 28, a daughter. To Jennifer Parsons and Faron Dumont, of Camrose, on April 29, a son.

DEATHS Don Schneider, of Daysland, on April 29, at 76 years of age.

NOTICE 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, 2012. 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, ease of snow removal and site line improvement. The County recognizes that certain persons do not wish to have the 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 1st 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 1st, in each and every year. Effective June 1st, 2012, 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 1st and identify those 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.


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PRAIRIE CENTRAL FASD ASSOCIATION INVITES EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST For the Provision of Adult FASD Assessment and Diagnosis to Residents within the Prairie Central Catchment Area The Prairie Central FASD Association (PC-FASD) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified entities capable of, or willing to be trained in, the provision of FASD Assessment and Diagnosis for adults, aged 18+, residing within the identified region. The EOI will enable the PC-FASD to evaluate and pre-qualify interested entities should the decision to proceed with a Request for Proposal be made. Interested parties should submit an ‘Expression of Interest’ document to the Prairie Central FASD Association by June 1, 2012. The ‘Expression of Interest’ should include: • Covering Letter from the entity expressing interest; • Credentials outlining the capacity, capability, experience and/or willingness to receive education necessary to meet the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Canadian guidelines for diagnosis (Chudley et al., 2005) • A description of what would be needed for the Respondent to be ‘diagnostic ready’ (i.e., space, assembly time, training) • Supplemental information the entity feels important to convey as part of its EOI. To receive the complete EOI package or any further enquiries please contact Stacy Wolbeck at 780-672-0141 or email cdss9@telus.net.

Looking to advance your career with an exceptional company? Cash in with us! Branch Manager and Financial Customer Service Representative Our Branch Managers are responsible for the management of the daily operations of their branch. They are approachable, natural leaders, committed to providing exceptional customer service based on their knowledge of our financial products. As the ideal candidate, you will have the ability to supervise and motivate others, experience in retail, financial or a hospitality setting, completion of a High School Diploma, be self-motivated, pay attention to detail, and have strong interpersonal skills. Our Financial Customer Service Representatives are the first point of contact for our valued customers. They provide prompt and friendly service to all customers, over the phone and face-to-face, and generally assist in daily branch operations. Qualifications for this position are: a customer service background in retail, financial sales or hospitality, completion of a High School Diploma, strong interpersonal skills, and reliability with a high degree of energy. Join us and experience the exceptional opportunity!

Note: All candidates offered employment are required to have a criminal records check completed.

Cash Store Financial is a proud corporate supporter of the Alberta Diabetes Foundation.

Exceptional Opportunity. Everyday People.

Legal Assistant We are also seeking a full-time experienced legal assistant for our growing practice.

The successful candidates will be friendly, discreet and experienced in an office setting. These positions includes a benefit package. Please apply for either of these positions in confidence. Established in 1905

Knaut Johnson Francoeur Barristers, Solicitors and Notaries Public

Sales Coordinator – Camrose Assist Sales Managers with maintaining accurate equipment information, daily reports of equipment listings, and maintaining current equipment profiles. Experience and Education: • Inventory Management • Strong internal customer service skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs • Knowledge or past experience with agriculture equipment Position will remain open until May 11th, 2012.

Human Resources Administrative Assistant – Camrose Assist Human Resources Department including employee file management, job posting management, Group Benefit administration, and onboarding of new hires. This position may also be responsible for completing the payroll responsibilities for the organization. Experience and Education: • 1-3 years of experience in Human Resources activities • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions • Basic knowledge of employment laws, policies, and regulations • Ability to write and speak effectively to individuals and groups Position will remain open until May 15th, 2012. We thank all interested applicants, however only selected candidates will be contacted. For further information on any of the above positions please visit our website www.briltd.com. Interested candidates can email cover letter and resumé to smiller@briltd.com

Child and Youth Care Worker This is a part-time position for 20 hours per week. Put your education and skills to work as a Child and Youth Care Worker. Supporting a client in group care, you are critical to the personal success of this individual in our care. Skilled with assessment, program planning and implementation and behaviour management, you are a strong advocate for dignity and independence. Assisting with daily living, medical needs, behavioural supports and personal care, you are also an important link to community resources. You possess the ability to develop creative service plans for children in group care. You are able to manage client groups, work with families and act as a community liaison. You also hold a Diploma/Degree in Child and Youth Care (or equivalent). A vehicle and valid Operator’s License is required for this rewarding position. We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment. Police Information Check, Intervention Record Check and/or summary of driving record are conditions of employment and the financial responsibility of the candidate. Please send resumé, quoting the competition number 12-155, before May 16, 2012 to:

If this sounds like the role for you, please submit your resumé to: Tammy Fitzpatrick – Regional Manager, Region 34, to tammy.fitzpatrick@csfinancial.ca Quoting either: BM-Camrose or FCSR-Camrose in the subject line

Here is a full-time opportunity for a courteous, efficient, multi-tasking administrative assistant. Duties include bookkeeping, welcoming clients, answering the telephone, and documentation.

Battle River Implements Ltd. is a progressive John Deere Dealership in East Central Alberta. We sell and service large agricultural, lawn and garden and several supporting lines of equipment. Battle River Implements employs a diverse team of individuals dedicated to serving our customers’ needs. Battle River Implements offers competitive wages, an extensive medical benefits package, retirement plan, as well as many opportunities for career growth and advancement from within.

Competition # 12-155

Our Branch in Camrose, AB is looking to hire a

Administrative Professional

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4925-51 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1S4

Location: Camrose Catholic Social Services 5206-51 Avenue Wetaskiwin, AB T9A 0V4 Fax 780-352-3190 www.catholicsocialservices.ab.ca

We offer flexibility, a comprehensive benefits package and a supportive working environment.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer Serving and Employing People of all Faiths and Cultures Since 1961

Summer Program Youth Workers Camrose Boys and Girls Club is currently looking for two Summer Program Workers for our 2012 Summer Program (one position to commence late May and the other to commence late June). Duties include: Working with youth ages 6-12 in a social / recreational environment; planning, implementing and supervising summer activities; resolving conflicts and being a positive role model to youth; and participating in fundraising activities. Due to the nature of our funding those who apply must be returning post-secondary students. Hours will be 35 per week, rate of pay $12.50/hour. Please email resumés to tjames@brsd.ab.ca or drop off at 4516-54 Street by May 18, 2012. Due to limited resources only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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CCHS principal Ofrim retiring next month By Murray Green

This week will be Mr. Jim Ofrim's last graduation ceremonies as principal of the Camrose Composite High School. During the last five years Mr. Ofrim has been the greeter with the widest smile welcoming students to CCHS every morning; he has been the biggest supporter of the Trojans sports teams; and he has had the most stories to share during lunch hour in the commons area of the school. After 33 years of teaching, guiding and leading students, Mr. Ofrim will be retiring at the end of June. Mr. Ofrim didn't begin his teaching journey at the high school. "I started in 1979 at Charlie Killam School and was there for a couple of years. From there, I went to the Cooperative Experience Centre, which was an outreach program for junior high students. Darcy Arial and I ran that program together and I was there for seven years," said Mr. Ofrim. "We moved around a bit. We were above the Feed Mill restaurant, across from the courthouse at the Cottage School and we were above the Windsor Hotel for a year or two, and that was very interesting. Then in 1987, the outreach program was moved to the high school and it is now called the Knowledge and Employability Program. We were the first ones to work with that program and I was the department head for a lot of time prior to becoming vice-principal here." He served as the vice-principal for four years before moving into the principal's chair when Max Lindstrand retired. "I feel blessed to have been able to work here. I honestly believe this is one of the best high schools in Alberta. We have one of the nicest facilities; we have a creative and talented staff; and the students in Camrose are good. The opportunities students can experience at the high school are incredible."

CCHS principal Jim Ofrim speaks to graduating students.

Just this year alone, CCHS has excelled with gold medals at Skills Canada, the Science Olympics and has hosted and won provincials in basketball. The music program is off to Banff for a festival and they still have track and field. "I'm going with our FACT students to Nordegg for a canoeing trip and when we get back we have graduation. The machine starts rolling in September and doesn't stop until the end of June," said Mr. Ofrim. "There are a lot of opportunities and challenges and it allows me to step outside of my box. The other thing great about working

here is the culture that has been put in place. With the Wall of Fame that has been established, we are able to celebrate and honour people. It brings our retired teachers back into the building to celebrate. Next year it will 50 years for the school." Mr. Ofrim said he was fortunate to inherit a position that was left in good shape. "I was lucky to have Max Lindstrand, Alex Oliver and Leon Lohner before me and to be able to follow them. I've done some tweaking and have expanded on what they have done. With time, things change. When I took over cell

phones were not a big issue. We have had to evolve with technology. To me, what happens in the classroom is still the most important thing. The whole crux comes from what happens in that classroom and again, we are so fortunate to have such a great staff here. I'm just amazed what goes on in the classroom and it is exciting." Mr. Ofrim said CCHS has great students because they have good parents and the community has embraced the high school. "The community and business leaders support the school in various events and it makes our job easier." As the school year winds down, Mr. Ofrim is feeling nostalgic about the whole process and going full circle. "I went to school here for Grades 10 and 11. I would never have thought that I would be a teacher or principal at CCHS when I went here. When I came here as a teacher in 1987, I was intimidated because I was working with teachers who taught me. It was an interesting adjustment." Mr. Ofrim hopes the next leaders of CCHS continue to honour the tradition of the school. "Teachers are professionals and do a good job. I don't micromanage. We have talented people here and I let them do their thing. I like the people I work with and the students are great. The students re-energize me." To Mr. Ofrim, every student matters. "He is always there to greet you in the morning and he becomes part of your life. He does so much for the students and school and doesn't take credit for anything. He is very modest. I'm riding in the MS Bike Tour and I asked him to join us and he agreed, even though it is outside of the school activities. He is just that kind of a person," said Grade 12 student Missy Tollefson. "Everyone respects him. For him to be disappointed would be

like someone else being totally angry. He is just so calm." Emily Kerr added, "To disappoint him would be so devastating. He has so much respect from other teachers and the students. You can't say anything bad about him. He helps everyone and is so humble and modest about it." Mr. Ofrim is just as at home talking to a first-year shop student as he is with a Grade 12 honour student. "He always goes the extra mile for everyone. He has gone biking, running and swimming with us and he has written scholarship essays for me. There is nothing he wouldn't do for anyone," said Kirsten Gibson. "He always has time for you. He doesn't do it for recognition; he truly cares about everyone." The CCHS principal puts the school and students first. "He does a lot of behind the scenes work that not everyone understands or sees. I'm glad we are graduating in his last year because it would be hard to come back without him as the principal," said Missy. "He builds relationships with the staff and students. He is too modest to take recognition for all of the work he does." The Grade 12 students agreed that Mr. Ofrim is far too modest. "The school is run like a machine and he is the heart of it. He is the motor that keeps everything running smoothly," said Kirsten. "The joke is that he can't take us anymore and is retiring. The other one is that, he can't bear to be without us and is coming with us. But, we were very fortunate to have him here for all three years. The staff and students are going to miss him." He plans to stay involved with the CCHS Wall of Fame to help honour those who helped him along the way

Concert tribute to PJ Bailey almost sold out The concert tribute to PJ Bailey entitled, The Melody Lingers On, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at The Bailey Theatre, is close to being sold out! Concert organizer and mother of PJ, Valerie Bailey, is very grateful for all the support the community has given this event, as all ticket proceeds will be directed to the PJ Bailey Fund with the Battle River Community Foundation. The PJ Bailey Fund will generate scholarships and funding in the fine arts and mechanics in the Camrose area for years to come. "An endowment in PJ's name that will benefit local students who want to pursue one of his two passions in life is a fitting way to have his legacy live on," explains Val. "Since PJ was so well known for his altruistic nature, always finding ways to help others, this is the best way the family could think of to honour that." At the encouragement of many friends, the Bailey family decided to use a concert tribute as a way of raising the necessary funds to establish the PJ Bailey Fund. "PJ was known to be a very

charismatic performer, whether he was singing, playing trumpet or piano, dancing, or acting, so a concert is a very appropriate way to celebrate his life," said Val. It's particularly apt that the concert will be held at The Bailey Theatre â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a restoration project supported by the Bailey family for several reasons, one of which is that Stan Bailey (second owner of the theatre, and the one to bestow its current name) was a great great uncle of PJ's. PJ was born and raised in Camrose, attending Charlie Killam School for junior high and playing trumpet in his dad's music program, then moving on to play trumpet and sing in the C.C.H.S. music program under the direction of a close friend of the family, Tom Spila. He went on to study jazz trumpet and contemporary music at Grant Mac-Ewan University his first year out of high school, pleased to have been selected for the Showcase Band, as well as Jazz Band 1 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the premiere auditioned jazz ensemble for both Grant MacEwan and the University of Alberta. It's fondly remembered among many that PJ was car-

rying on a trumpet tradition in the Bailey family, as both PJ's father, Bob, and grandfather, Don, were trumpet players and played frequently in the area. In the last few years PJ continued another Bailey tradition, that of playing "Last Post" and "Reveille" at the community Remembrance Day ceremonies â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a tradition that started with his grandfather and step-grandfather (Stu Bailey), and was continued by both Bob and PJ. PJ's performance abilities didn't stop at trumpet, however. He also graced the dance stage with members of the Camrose Academy of Dance, winning many solo and duet awards at competitions. He joined the Churchmice Players as Winthrop in The Music Man at the age of nine, and was selected for the casts of two university drama productions at Augustana Campus. He studied piano until he finished his Grade 7 RCM, before dropping that to focus on his trumpet and singing lessons. It's not surprising that this young performer won the multi-talent Award of the Camrose & District Music Festival no less than four times since he was 12 years old.

Though PJ was gifted athletically and was very active in sports (hockey especially) throughout elementary and junior high, when the inevitable time conflicts required it, the consummate artist made a choice for the arts. Nevertheless, he was proud of the fact that he finished near the top in the minitriathlons held each spring in the fitness and cross-training course at C.C.H.S. His mechanical prowess, a mystery to his parents, was something PJ explored at C.C.H.S. through mechanics courses taught by Kevin Nagy. It was his love for mechanics that drove PJ to pursue it as his career choice after his first year at Grant MacEwan, with an end to owning his own business some day, when his life was brought to an abrupt halt. Performers at the concert reflect the wonderful musical and dramatic influences in PJ's life as they are his teachers and other musicians with whom he enjoyed performing. They include the River City Big Band, performing (among other selections) Song for PJ (written by one of his professors at Grant MacEwan); well-

known professional musicians Joel Gray (his trumpet teacher) and Ray Baril (saxophonist and one of PJ's ensemble directors), Brittany and Halley Bailey (PJ's sisters), Simply Brass (a quintet that includes his father, Bob), Chorazz! (an ensemble PJ sang with, led by Tom Spila), Inna Luzanac (his piano teacher), Kathleen Corcoran (singer and friend of the family), Paul "Sparky" Johnson (PJ's director in a drama production), Dave McDougall (an acting colleague and friend of the family), Blue Thistle (with Tova Olson, who accompanied PJ), and the senior lyrical group from Camrose Academy of Dance with a tribute dance number choreographed by Lisa Rootsaert, PJ's dance teacher. This is a "must see" event with great jazz and pop music, as well as some surprises. "It would mean so much to us to sell out this concert and have as many of ours and PJ's friends, family, teaching and work colleagues there as possible," commented Val. With so few tickets left, you'll want to get your tickets now!


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How would you want to be cared for in the last days of your life? How would you wish a loved one to be cared for? What support would you need? What options do you have available? The Hospice Society of Camrose and District is hoping to open discussion on those and other important questions when it celebrates National Hospice Palliative Care Week May 6 to 12. The Hospice Society of Camrose and District is committed to providing a home-like, hospice setting, compassionate care of the dying, as well as support for their loved ones. According to a brochure being distributed to Camrose businesses this week, it wants "to make available compassionate care so people can die in peace, comfort and dignity, with support for them and for those who care about them. "The focus is to enhance end-of-life care for all who are facing this difficult time." The Hospice Society of Camrose and District's long-term goal is to establish a free-standing hospice 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. The Society has commissioned a needs assessment, and is currently awaiting the release of a final report that will show ways it can proceed to improve end-of-life care in the region, as well as determine whether the Camrose and Wetaskiwin area can support a hospice. Hospice Society board member Treva Olson said there are still many in the community who are not aware of what a hospice is and that they have more choices as to where they want to be at the end of their lives. "We feel it is important to let people know there is another choice and we hope to be able to offer that in a physical way in this community." The idea of a hospice received good response at a needs assessment open house attended by approximately 30 people. "There was not one who was in opposition to the hospice," said Olson. "They shared their stories of different experiences and how the support of something like a hospice or that the kind of care that hospices provide would be very beneficial." Hospice Society board member Beverly Drever clarified that while a new building would be nice to have, it isn't an end-all be-all. "We are seeing if that works but there is so much more we hope to bring to the community," she said. "We are working with The Bethany Group and meeting with the Primary Care Network and other key players to see what it is that our community needs." The Hospice Society of Camrose and District has booked Rosehaven Care Centre Thursday, May 17, for 2 and 7 p.m. screenings of Consider the Conversation, a documentary about living life to its fullest right up to the very end. The hope is that the film will open the floodgates of thought and conversation of the most difficult and often taboo subject. "I think it is a film that everybody should see," said Drever, who first heard about the film when it was being shown by the hospice society on Saltspring Island. "I think it is a fabulous way for us to be of service to the community and raise awareness of us being here." James Roberts, M.D., medical director, Mayo Clinic Health System - Home Health & Hospice, said the film helps to illustrate many areas of improvement in the health care system. "I would encourage everyone to watch this important film, including physicians, health care workers, patients and families. This film will help us to be better physicians, better nurses, better patients and better people."


The Camrose Booster, May 8, 2012