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Vol. LX, No. 31

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June 19, 2012

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Everyone Reads The Booster!

Inside... Hot Fun in the Summertime Pages 11 to 18 Entertainment and Dining Page 19

A respected registered social worker by day – a talented local artist when time permits – such is the diverse life of Mary Wilton. This summer, a few of Mary’s favourite artistic achievements will be on display at the Bill Fowler Centre. As one of the numerous participants of Camrose Arts Society

Special Occasions Page 21 Obituaries Pages 29

17th annual Artwalk,

On-the-Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 32 to 37, 3 and 48 Classifieds Pages 40 to 47

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this accomplished, multi-faceted local artist will have a sampling of her fabric art available for public viewing from July 18 to August 31. In admiring her work you’ll find she uses free motion quilting techniques. The result is enhanced nature forms and impressive detail utilizing hand-painted fabrics and color pencils. Her experimentation with fusing hand-painted fabrics, brushing on gel mediums and adding paper, foil and other embellishments is sure to yield glowing comments and inspiration to other aspiring artists or anyone with a passion for art. Nine venues in Camrose will feature favourite pieces by individual, club and studio artists over the summer months.

News Features Local beef being served at McDonald’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Dissolution vote in hands of New Norway residents . . . . . . . 6 Artwalk highlights local residents

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Local beef being served at McDonald's By Murray Green

Alberta residents may notice two familiar faces joining them at the table as they dig into their favourite hamburger at McDonald's. Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA) vice-president Dave Solverson and his daughter, Joanne Solverson, are featured on a new paper tray liner at McDonald's restaurants across Canada. The multi-generation farm family from just west of Camrose are featured beside the image of a Big Mac, made from 100 per cent pure Canadian beef along with a farm site. On the back is nutrition information for all products sold at McDonald's. "I was first approached by a cattle buyer from Cargill, the company to which we sell most of our finished products," explained Dave. "Cargill is the sole supplier for McDonald's beef patties. They have a plant in Spruce Grove were they manufacture the patties to send across Canada. Cargill talked to me because they wanted a producer-connection to the products McDonald's serves, to tie into a campaign about the restaurant serving 100 per cent Canadian beef." Not only is the beef Canadian, it could come from the Solverson farm itself. The beeffocused tray liner is part of a campaign to highlight the quality ingredients that are used in McDonald's food. "They wanted to include Joanne (a student at Olds College who returns to the family farm for the summer) to show the fact we are a farm family of several generations," continued Dave. "We are proud of the quality of our food, and want to be transparent about the ingredients we use and where we source those ingredients," said Jeff Kroll, sen-

Joanne and her father Dave Solverson are featured on tray liners at McDonald's Restaurants.

ior vice-president, national supply chain, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited. Solverson said he is happy to be a part of the tray liner campaign for beef, as it raises awareness among McDonald's customers about the level of care and attention that Canadian producers put into cattle production every day. A fourth-generation farm family, the Solversons produce beef at their ranch near Cam-

rose. The family takes great care to ensure the production practices used at their ranch produce healthy and nutritious beef. As the long-standing chairman of the CCA's animal care committee, Dave is actively involved in animal welfare issues, including the ongoing evolution of national farm animal care guidelines, to ensure they reflect best practices. He was excited to be able to share that messaging with consumers who

enjoy Canadian beef at McDonald's. "It is not just our farm, but as a whole, Canadian producers treat their animals with care. Another reason I was pleased to do this for McDonald's is the fact that they have stayed with us over the years, even though we went through some trying times with BSE," said Dave. "Canadian producers really appreciate McDonald's commitment to 100 per cent Canadian product," Solverson said. "We pre-

fer to do business with companies that have similar standards. Working with McDonald's Canada gives us the opportunity to increase consumer awareness of these standards with the Canadian beef industry," Dave states on the tray liner. "McDonald's is a major fast food chain, but they care about their products and supply good, healthy food," said Joanne. "They not only provide healthy food, but with the volume they have, they support a lot of Canadian, Alberta producers and several local farms. It shows they support communities." The CCA has a program for young leaders of which Joanne is a part. "She was named a young leader for 2012. It is a mentorship program and she will be working with industry leaders," said Dave. "It gives an opportunity to young and enthusiastic people, interested in beef production, to really expand their knowledge through networking opportunities, as well as working with somebody in the industry," said Joanne. "It can help with careers or working knowledge of the industry. It is a good way to meet people from across Canada." The industry has suffered through tough times over the past 10 years and has lost some young farmers and producers because of the volatile nature of the business. "CCA is concerned about the number of the next generation of producers," said Dave. Fewer producers are expected to produce more in the future. "We are one of the five or six nations that actually produce more than we consume." The tray liners are printed on 100 per cent recycled paper. The Solverson tray liner will be used throughout the summer.

Council approves Big Valley Jamboree sponsorship By Dan Jensen

The City of Camrose will be sponsoring a meal for those attending the 2012 Big Valley Jamboree kick-off party Aug. 2. Camrose City council has directed City administration to draw $12,500 from general operating reserves to cover the expense of providing beef on a bun and salads to the first 1,500 guests who pass through the gate. Mayor Marshall Chalmers feels the sponsorship is a good opportunity for the City of Camrose to step forward and show leadership. "It is a way to thank those that organize the event and it is a way to thank people for the millions they have spent in our community." The request for sponsorship was presented at council's June 11 meeting by Panhandle Productions producer Larry Werner. "The intent is to do something different," said Werner. "We want to get people out of the campgrounds and taking part in the Jamboree events earlier." Werner said the City of Camrose would have an opportunity to set up a booth and display banners to let people know that it is sponsoring the meal. He also noted that the City of

Toby Keith is the headliner at the 2012 Big Valley Jamboree.

Camrose would be included in the CISN Country 103.9 radio campaign that will promote the kickoff party. "It is all about making this a partnership. We want to make sure the City comes on board and gets its share of the exposure." Councillor Brandon Blatz said he has no problem with the sponsorship request, noting that Big Valley Jamboree is the biggest show in town.

"It wouldn't make sense if the City of Camrose did not support this." City of Camrose economic development officer Ray Telford recommended that council decline the sponsorship request. He said the City of Camrose has not budgeted funds for this type of sponsorship and the community assistance fund has been reduced to a current balance of $3,900.

Telford said if the City was to sponsor the kick-off meal it would be hard to determine the return on investment. "All of the advertising already mentions the city of Camrose as the location of the event." Councillor Gerry Galenza said while council has handcuffed administration by providing only a certain amount for sponsorships, the City has been able to find dollars for other high profile events, including the performance by the Canadian Snowbirds. "We found the money, we did it and it was a positive thing for the community." Galenza mentioned that Big Valley Jamboree and Panhandle Productions have made an investment of more than $3 million in the Camrose Regional Exhibition grounds, which are owned by the City, and that Big Valley Jamboree, according to numbers provided by Alberta Tourism, has a $9 million impact on the community. Galenza noted at the beginning of the meeting that Panhandle Productions is owned by the Camrose Regional Exhibition, a non profit organization. "It was taken over by the CRE because there was a danger of it not being around."

Councillor Daryl Shillington said while the Big Valley Jamboree is a tremendous world class event, it would have been fairer to the other community organizations in Camrose had Panhandle Productions approached the City with its request for sponsorship last fall. "My only concern and disappointment is that you did not come at budget time." Werner said at the time the City budget was being discussed Panhandle Productions thought it had a different sponsor. He added that typically, Panhandle Productions tries to do as much as possible on its own. Councillor Ray McIsaac said the sponsorship is a good deal for the City. "If the Jamboree has 82,000 patrons over the four days, that works out to a cost of 15 cents per head." Big Valley Jamboree has become one of the most respected country music festivals in North America, and over the years has been a must-attend destination for millions of loyal music lovers. Big Valley Jamboree has won the coveted Canadian Country Music Association's event of the year five times since 2001.

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Dissolution vote in hands of New Norway residents By Murray Green

New Norway residents will be deciding if they want the community to be a village or a hamlet on Thursday, June 21. The municipal affairs department held a public meeting in New Norway to respond to questions and gather written feedback on June 13. The non-binding vote, held between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m., will ask residents over the age of 18 if they are in favour of dissolving the Village of New Norway to become part of Camrose County. The final decision will be made by Doug Griffiths, minister of municipal affairs and the Cabinet if he recommends dissolution. During the last census, New Norway had 323 residents. 'It is very important to make written submissions, so it goes to the minister to review," said Linda Reynolds, municipal sustainability advisor. "You have until June 29 to send in written submissions." Camrose County has stayed away from influencing the vote, but submitted its portion of a workbook to provide information for the dissolution study to help people with the voting process. "If the dissolution goes ahead, all assets go to the county. However, any cash assets would be used for New Norway projects," explained Linda. Linda and Kai So of municipal affairs led the meeting. "Long-tern debt would also go to the county and they could either absorb it by using cash assets, or add a special tax for New Norway residents to pay for it." People attending the public meeting were asked to post notes on the wall with their concerns or comments. The number of notes were close to an even split on whether to remain a village or return to a hamlet. Currently, New Norway took out a debenture to repair and renovate a portion of Olstad Street. The sewer and water infrastructure was added. A loan was funded through the Camrose

branch of ATB Financial for about $230,000 last October. "Dissolution would switch the obligation of New Norway residents from the village to the county to pay off any debt outstanding on the date of dissolution," Linda said. The loan is for 20 years and the overall project is a quarter completed. Last summer a petition from the electors of the Village of New Norway asked for a dissolution study to consider the financial, administrative and service impacts of the village becoming a hamlet within the Camrose County. A dissolution booklet was sent to the village and contains a list of all services/utilities and programs that municipalities offer. New Norway residents responded as to which ones they do have, how they are funded, how they are staffed and they commented on any other services or programs not mentioned. The workbook was then sent to the county for comments regarding whether the services identified by the village are ones that the county offers. The Village of New Norway supplied a list of things they have to pay off or complete. Currently, the village owns a garbage truck, fire van, truck, tanker, two tractors, the village office, fire hall, water treatment plant, water tower and cookout building. "If dissolution occurs, the sale of any assets or inventory must be accounted for separately, and the funds could only be used for projects in the hamlet of New Norway, or to pay off any hamlet debt," said Linda. "The county would undertake an infrastructure assessment study to determine the state of the village's capital and the infrastructure would be added to the county's multi-year capital plan," said Steve Gerlitz, Camrose County administrator, prior to the public meeting in New Norway. "This means that capital projects identified for the village would be prioritized along with the capital infrastructure needs of the county

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Village of New Norway residents Joyce Beeton and Travis Rott post their concerns on the wall during a Government of Alberta dissolution study meeting at the community hall on June 13. Local residents seem to be split on the question if New Norway should remain a village or return to hamlet status. A vote will be held on June 21.

as a whole. The county would complete village projects that are currently underway and that have full funding in place." All MSI funding for the next five years would remain the same if the vote of dissolution is passed. "Then it will be based on the county's population, like any other hamlet," explained Linda. "The county will decide which projects would receive priority." New Norway has a number of recreation and community boards. The county would like to continue with any municipally owned recreational facilities and it would continue to be operated by community groups. Legacy grants for capital funding or upgrades would have to be applied for.

Should dissolution occur, the ownership and management of the fire equipment and hall would transfer to the County. All services provided by the department would be under review. Currently, New Norway doesn't have a library or a board. People can purchase cards from other libraries and they receive refunds. The County is a funding member of the Parkland Regional Library, which funds libraries in Camrose, Bashaw, Hay Lakes, Bawlf and Edberg. "Emergency services are already under the county. The only difference is that the county charges for non-emergency calls," said Linda. Community groups for camp-

grounds and ball diamonds would be expected to maintain and manage their own facilities in both cases. The village provides weekly curb garbage pick-up services. The county does not provide curbside garbage or recycling pick-up and residents will be expected to use a landfill or recycling trailer. Rural residents are not allowed to vote on the question. However, all comments are recorded and assembled in the report and we encourage everyone to participate," added Linda. "After the vote, it could still take two or three months for a final decision."

University seeks government funding for science labs By Dan Jensen

The University of Alberta is not finished seeking government support of the programs at Augustana. University of Alberta provost and vice president academic Dr. Carl Amrhein told the Rotary Club of Camrose last week that the Government of Alberta is being asked to give serious consideration to a $40 million Augustana science lab renovation project. "The greatest limit on the capacity of Augustana now that the forum is open is in sciences," said Dr. Amrhein, "and since the sciences underpin much of what is the economy of rural Alberta that is particularly what we have placed in front of the ministers of Agriculture and Rural Development and Enterprise and Advanced Education. "We need the help of government to push this project forward." Dr. Amrhein said the current space crunch in the science labs is forcing Augustana to turn

Dr. Carl Amrhein intends to lobby the province for science lab funding.

away students it wishes it could accommodate. "Modern day science labs are

very different and the chair of science when we were here last Thursday (June 7 for the performing arts centre groundbreaking) remarked that it is very painful in recruiting students when they remark that their high schools have superior science labs to what they see here." The Government of Alberta decided to defer the science lab project at the time of the merger of the University of Alberta and Augustana until Augustana was able to build up the existing capacity, something it has now done. "We knew when Augustana joined the University that this was a concern," said Dr. Amrhein, "but there were so many issues that we were dealing with in 2003." Dr. Amrhein noted that the success that Augustana has been having is evidenced by the number of graduates who increasingly find themselves in leadership positions across the prairie provinces and beyond. "The capacity and success of this campus in producing those

people who are leading in the communities of Alberta is really very impressive. We think the Augustana Campus is leading the university in redefining undergraduate education. It continues to remind us that it is the experience of the student that defines the primary reason that we are funded by the provincial government. They (Augustana) continue to come up with new and innovative programs that then become exported to the rest of the University. We are proud of the fact our students played a critical role in the (City of Camrose) sustainability plan." Dr. Amrhein said a new two plus two agreement signed by the dean will allow students two take their first two years of a degree at Grande Prairie Regional College, then transfer to Augustana for their final two. "We see that migration from Grande Prairie Regional College to Augustana as part of a brilliant idea that is Campus, where the core has to be many opportunities for many students facing many different situations. Rural

students like Augustana because it is not as terrifying as the North Campus. The notion that they have to live in a dormitory on North Campus with shared bathrooms is just terrifying to them." Dr. Amrhein reiterated how proud he was to be part of the groundbreaking for the new performing arts centre on Augustana campus. "This facility is another example of the University and Camrose, and Camrose County working together for the benefit of everyone involved." Dr. Amrhein received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit from the German Ambassador to Canada June 4. Known as the Bundesverdienstrkreuz, the German Order of Merit is the highest tribute the Federal Republic of Germany can pay to individuals for outstanding service to the nation. Dr. Amrhein helped foster the HelmholtzAlberta initiative, student exchanges between Alberta and German universities, and the German-Canadian Centre for Innovation and Research.

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DARE GRADUATE Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Police Services Agent K-9 congratulates DARE grad Lauren Anderson at the Duggan Cinemas on June 8. The Jack Stuart school Grade 6 student celebrated the graduation with students from other Camrose schools and watched a movie.

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Letters to the Editor

RETIRING TEACHERS The Alberta Teachers' Association Battle River Local held a brunch at the Norsemen Inn June 9 to honour retiring teachers. Joining Vicky Radke (left) and Gloria Oberg (right) for a photo was ATA vice president Sharon Anderson. Retiring teachers who were unable to attend the brunch were Jim Ofrim, Barb Gibson, Larry Sorenson and Marlene Edwards.

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PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Seeking a solution Disappointing information was contained in a letter published in the June 5th issue of The Booster. It was submitted by Leon Lohner of Camrose, a former and now retired teacheradministrator of Camrose Composite High School (CCHS). He is knowledgeable about Alberta’s apprenticeship programs. Mr. Lohner’s letter expressed deep concern about the recent decision to end the use of a journeyman instructor for food studies at CCHS. His concern stems from the fact that if students who are enrolled in Career and Technology Studies (which includes food studies) are taught by an instructor with journeyman status, they may be granted advanced credits when entering a post-secondary college but that chance disappears if the high school instructor is not a journeyman. In addition to food studies, Camrose Composite High School offers other Career and Technology Studies (CTS) which include construction technology, welding, automotives and cosmetology. While secure for the next school year, dwindling enrollment in the future could have similar consequences in those trade areas. Funding for education in Alberta, up to and including high school, is based on enrollment. Low enrollment in food studies at CCHS is therefore the reason that funding is no longer available for a journeyman instructor in that class. Just two years ago, a $10 million investment was made at our composite high school to provide a state-of-the-art expanded facility for teaching trades. How disappointing to learn there is a risk that it may not be used for that purpose. How ironic, too, when there are presently predictions of a serious manpower shortage in the trades sector in Alberta. So what can be done about it? Because funding is based on enrollment, the solution points to the need to recruit more students. From where could they come? Perhaps other schools might consider partnering with CCHS to provide trades training, for example: separate schools, private schools and home schooled students. Cooperative partnerships work well in enabling partners with limited resources to provide services that are out of reach for each on its own. In preparing to write this column, my research clarified that student population here and many other places is declining, that funding is based on enrollment, and that the enrollment in food studies is too low to justify the cost of a journeyman instructor. While it is acknowledged that a boost in enrollment would solve the problem, I found no evidence of initiatives being taken to recruit more students. My guess is that no one knows whose job that might be. CCHS has a service to sell: a $10 million first class training facility for Careeer and Technology Studies, a consistent reputation of awards-winning students in culinary arts and trades skills competitions and, until now, all trades instructors with journeyman status. Prospects for present and future employment in the trades sector are bright and the rate of pay is good. There are many reasons to buy the trades instruction available. What appears to be needed is at least one passionate sales person who wants to see CCHS utilized to its full potential and is willing and able to rally support from parents, students, educators, prospective employers, any citizen. Camrose is indeed an education centre, providing learning opportunities from kindergarten to university degrees. Let’s not have any gaps! What do you suggest?

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. Support appreciated On behalf of the staff, volunteers, patrons and members of the Camrose and District Centennial Museum, I would like to thank City council for their generous financial support for the summer. The funding approved by City council will ensure that the museum is able to remain open and continue our mandate for another year, despite the unexpected loss of our Young Canada Works grant. The importance to the museum of ongoing community support in carrying out our mandate cannot be over stressed.

Thanks to grants from all three levels of government as well as private donations, the museum is able to give a handson history lesson to hundreds of school children on field trips each year, as well as provide a unique and interesting venue for local special events such as Canada Day, Founders Day and the Victim Services fundraiser. A look through the pages of our guest book shows that we receive numerous visitors each year, not only from the Camrose area but from across Canada and around the world. We have a good working relationship with the Reynolds Museum in Wetaskiwin and our steam tractor has represented Camrose in the Calgary Stampede Parade. We also contribute many unique entries to events such as the Big Valley Jamboree Parade and, most recently, the Verdun Historical Society reunion. Our own annual event, Machinery Day, is always well attended and extensively reported on by local media because it gives members of the community a chance to see things that they don't ordinarily see, or haven't

seen for a long time, not as static displays behind glass, but as live working implements. Even after nearly five decades, we are still receiving donations of items from people wishing to preserve the legacy of their ancestors. These valuable antiques were once the property of our community members and local businesses, and we have been entrusted to maintain and preserve not only the material artifacts, but the stories that they represent in the area to which they belong. Our small but passionate crew of staff and volunteers works diligently to achieve this mandate. The museum is open to the public weekdays from 10 to 5 until Aug. 31, and our venues are available for rental by community groups. We regret not being open more days but we continue to have personnel and funding shortages. While you're here, don't forget to sign our guest book. See you at the museum! Will Voth, president Camrose and District Centennial Museum Society

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The Organic Master Gardener program will be offered at the Camrose Railway Station Museum and Park this coming January. The Station has partnered with Gaia College of Victoria, B.C., to offer the unique curriculum for the program. Organic agriculture generally means gardening without the use of chemicals, pesticides, and other substances that could contribute to soil, plant, and human health and/or environmental concerns. Organic gar-

dening embraces a more ecological paradigm in all its practices. The Station will offer the Organic Master Gardener program students a perfect opportunity to experience and experiment with organic growing methods. Through education and volunteer hours the participants will acquire an Organic Master Gardener certificate and will benefit from the sense of accomplishment in learning about organic horticulture and giving back to their community.

The Organic Master Gardener Program will begin Wednesday evenings starting in January, 2013. This is an incredible local learning opportunity that Station volunteers are thrilled to introduce to the community. If you wish to learn more about this exciting learning opportunity or wish to register for the courses, please contact Eleanor White at

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Camrose County Beautification Awards Camrose County is pleased to announce the launch of the County Beautification Awards Program. All County residents are eligible and there are four categories of awards: • Mature Farmyard/Acreage • Newly Developed Acreage (two years and under) • Vegetable Garden • Urban Yard (hamlets under County administration) Eligible properties may be nominated by County residents until July 15, 2012. Judging will take place over a two-day period. For nomination papers and judging criteria, check the County website or pick up a nomination package at the Agriculture Service Board Office, 4728-41 Street, Phone 780-672-4765

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Burns commits to Mt. Royal University By Murray Green Former Camrose Kodiaks' forward Jeremy Burns will be playing for the Mount Royal University Cougars next fall. The Cougars will play their first season in the CIS university league in 2012. Mount Royal has a long winning tradition in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference with 12 Championships going back to 1965. “Jeremy was an incredible

addition to our line-up two years ago. He is incredibly hard to play against and the type of player everyone wants on their team. He embodies every quality we want in our players," said Brooks head coach and general manager Ryan Papaioannou. "His ability to be a team player and do what’s best for the group is undeniable. I am proud to say Jeremy is an alumnus of our

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City council has advanced Mayor Marshall Chalmers as a candidate for the vacancy on the Federation of Canadian Municipality's (FCM) standing committee responsible for safety and crime prevention. Mayor Chalmers told council June 11 he feels he can handle the additional time commitment. "The committee meets three times a year, with one of those meetings being in Ottawa." Chalmers served as Camrose chief of police from 1999 to December 31, 2007. He also served as president of the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police for almost seven years and was director of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police. Councillor Earle Berry said it is nice to see the mayor step out of the box and do things in other areas besides Camrose. Councillor Gerry Galenza said the mayor's appointment would be an opportunity for Camrose to wave its flag and have its voice heard at the national level. "Anytime you have the opportunity to move up the ladder you take it," he said. Past FCM presidents from Camrose have included Dr. Mac Smith and Mona Sparling. The cost of the appointment would be shared by FCM and the City of Camrose. With close to 2,000 members, FCM represents the interests of Canadian municipalities on policy and program matters that fall within federal jurisdiction. Members include Canada's largest cities, small urban and rural communities, and 21 provincial and territorial municipal associations.

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Artwalk highlights local artists By Murray Green

View the top artists from the area during the 17th annual Camrose Artwalk. Paintings, photographs, iron work, sculptures and pottery are featured by the Camrose Arts Society at nine locations throughout the city until Friday, August 31. "City Center Camrose started the artwalk 17 years ago and organized it for three years until the arts society took it over," said Camrose Artwalk coordinator Jane Cherry-Lemire. "We still have some businesses and artists who have been involved with it every year since it was started. Businesses open up their walls or windows for us to showcase work from local and visiting artists." Major cities have artwalks that go from gallery to gallery. "We don't have art galleries in Camrose, so we are fortunate that businesses support us by opening up space to display art work," said Jane. " The art walk has two main display periods. The first set of art is on display until July 13, and the second session runs from July 18 to August 31. "Organizers for the last 10 years of the event have been Jane, Sally McIntyre, Barb Werner and in previous years, Audrey Pfannmuller. This year, Debra Hannaford has given us a hand." Several clubs have joined for displays at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre. "New this year is the fact we have four different clubs at the same time. I'm hoping that they will mingle and it may lead to the various clubs working together in the future," Jane said. "The Mirror Lake, Bashaw and Bittern Lake art clubs, along with the Camrose Camera Club will have displays in the main Kinsmen Hall at the Chuck MacLean Art Centre (CMAC). Diane McLaren, Rita Sherman and Yvonne King will also have their work on display. We should have more than 100 paintings and photographs on show." In August, Blue Skies Studio from Wetaskiwin will present Art of Alberta. "Normally, they are at the Reynolds Museum, but we were able to have them come over here," said Jane. "They will have a lot of items on display." Continued on page 13


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Although the number of stops in the artwalk is the same as last year, the number of artist's submissions has increased. "We never know from one year to the next, how many submissions we will receive. We have a lot of art this time and that is really exciting," explained Jane. "Adding the group shows will give people a lot of interesting pieces to look at." The art is on display at Western Financial Group (Monday to Friday

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The 2012 Camrose Founders Days celebration will have a new twist. The Camrose Founders Days committee is partnering with the Boomtown Trail and Camrose Railway Station to put on a dessert theatre production entitled Hello Dollies at the Bailey Theatre on August 11. "We think it is going to be a fun evening," said Camrose Founders Days committee secretary Janine Carroll. "We're expecting a good turnout." Hello Dollies is a three-part drama/documentary in which three performers will be telling the real-life experiences of women who lived in the early part of the 1900s. Glenys Smith will play the role of Myrtle Zimmerman, a pioneer woman who immigrated to Alberta from Nebraska in 1901 when she was 10 years old, and spent most of her childhood and married life in the Kelsey area. "The story has been developed from Myrtle's own handwritten diaries, allowing the audience an intimate connection to the pioneer experience," said Carroll. Nora Smith, from Delburne, will play Miss Alice Rogers, a telephone agent for the Alberta Government Telephones in 1908. Mary Ann Lippiatt, from New Sarepta, will play the role of Lily Pitthouse, the daughter of George Pitthouse, the founder of Hay Lakes. "Lily is leaving the family farm to move onto her own farm and reminisces about her father's life and life in the early 1900s," said Carroll. Each performance will take about half an hour, after which those attending will have an opportunity to enjoy desserts served by The Lefse House. Funds raised from the Hello Dollies dessert theatre will go to the Camrose Railway Station.

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Tanner Macmaster has signed with the Camrose Kodiaks organization for next season. “Tanner has a very bright future ahead of him and he has the potential to one day play pro if he continues developing and working hard,” said Boris Rybalka, Kodiaks' general manager and coach. Tanner is a highly skilled 16-year-old forward from Calgary. He collected 39 points last season in 32 games with the Calgary Buffaloes midget triple-A hockey club. "These are very good stats, but what is even more impressive is that Tanner did this as a 15-yearold hockey player in midget triple-A. We are very excited to have the opportunity to develop Tanner and see how he progresses during the year,” Rybalka added. Boris feels that Macmaster has the type of skill and hockey sense that past players such as Joe Colborne, Mike Connolly and Mason Raymond had when they arrived in Camrose. “He definitely can see the play develop and every time he is on the ice he will be a threat to either set someone up or have a scoring opportunity,” said Boris. The Kodiaks open training camp on August 24, but Macmaster will be in Camrose on August 13 for conditioning camp, along with 60 other athletes in order to prepare for next season.

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Special Olympics ball tournament Sunday By Dan Jensen

The emphasis will be on fun when Camrose Special Olympics hosts a ball tournament on the Kin 1 ball diamond starting at 8:30 this Sunday. "We're going to have two teams from Olds, one from Lacombe and our own two teams," said Camrose Special Olympics ball team head coach Lex Noseworthy. "Altogether we expect to have more than 60 athletes participating." Camrose Special Olympics hosted the tournament for the first time last summer with good attendance. "We're calling it a fun tournament so in essence everyone is a winner," said Noseworthy. "The

competitive tournament will be held at St. Paul at the end of the season." The tournament action will be followed by a supper and a dance. Camrose Special Olympics organizers see the tournament being stretched into a two-day affair as it becomes better known with the Special Olympics affiliates across the province. "It is very popular with all the players," said Noseworthy. "They like attending the practices but there is nothing like having real competition." Anyone who is willing to assist with the tournament as a volunteer worker is encouraged to call Noseworthy at 780-6723191.

Members of the Camrose Special Olympics team practice. The National Aboriginal Day celebration at the Camrose Railway Museum June 25 will feature inspiring dances and colourful costumes.

Esther Andrukow (fourth from right) presented a cheque for $500 on behalf of Andrukow Group Solutions, Camrose, to the Camrose Special Olympics program. Accepting the cheque were: (left to right) James McGillivray, Keith Owen, Marianne Collinge, Justin Sitler, Special Olympics Camrose chair and coach Carol Wideman, Preston Wideman, Candace Ames and Derek Firkus.

Members of the Camrose community are once again invited to take part in a National Aboriginal Day cultural celebration being held at the Camrose Railway Station. Although National Aboriginal Day is June 21, the festival is planned for Monday, June 25. Running Thunder Dancers from Edmonton will once again share their unique cultural dance and stories with our community. There are two shows from which to choose: 11-11:45 and 1:30-2:15. An exceptional Native Art Show, Our Wilderness is Wisdom will be available for viewing before, after and between dance performances. The Camrose Arts Society and Railway Station partner to bring this engaging celebration to Camrose and hope many residents and visitors will enjoy the glimpse into Aboriginal heritage. Generous funding from the Celebrate Canada Program and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts allows the partners to share this first class event with Camrosians. An estimated combined audience of 800 attended the 2011 shows.

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Kezama invited to U16 camp in Camrose By Murray Green

Taylor Kezama played well at the Alberta Winter Games last February, even though she had a cast on her wrist. She received an invitation to the girls' U16 hockey camp held in Camrose this summer. On defence for the Camrose Bulldogs double-A team, she isn't afraid to take on the big boys in bantam hockey. "It is challenging playing against boys and it has made me a better player. You learn to work harder and skate faster," said Taylor. "The downside is that it is rougher and you receive more injuries. It has made me tougher. I only play girls' hockey in a spring league." Taylor had her spring season cut short when she fell over backwards and hurt her ankle. "I hope the cast can come off soon, so I can train prior to the camp." Taylor was playing for the Central Alberta Rage, based out of Wetaskiwin. The 14-year-old played hard, stay-at-home defence at the Alberta Winter Games. Although her team lost several close matches at the Winter Games, Taylor and three of her teammates were selected to try out for Team Alberta. "The scouts picked 60 of the top players at the Games and asked them to attend a summer camp. They will then pick the top 20 or 22 players for the U16 team," explained Taylor. "My goal now is to make the top 20. I think I'm in the top half: it will be close. I'm not sure how good some of the other girls are. I know I will have to work hard. It depends on how fast I heal and if I have enough time to prepare and be in good shape." Making the U16 team is the first goal on Taylor's list of things to do. Her ultimate goal is playing in the Olympics. "This is the first step to making the U18 team. From there, you want to keep improving and I would like to go to the Olympic Games and represent Canada." Taylor enjoys stopping the other team, rather than collecting points. "I like to shoot, but I don't get a lot of points. I want to work on improving my stops and starts to be in a better position for plays," said Taylor. When not playing hockey, Taylor enjoys baseball, basketball, track and crosscountry running.

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Speakers provide inspiration at Magnetsigns event By Dan Jensen

Camrose residents and Magnetsigns franchisees received a huge dose of inspiration from Colin and Julie Angus, Ray Titus and Jennifer Botterill in a Magnetsign presentation entitled The Winning Secret: Building a Vision For Success at the Augustana Faith and Life Centre chapel June 9. Colin and Julie Angus recounted their 2004 to 2006 adventures that resulted in Colin become the first person to circumnavigate the globe by human power and the two being named National Geographic Adventurers of the Year in 2007. The trip started with Julie and Colin cycling from Vancouver to Alaska. "The second day of cycling in BC was one of the hardest of the entire trip," said Colin. After arriving at Alaska, Julie returned home to plan the rest of the expedition while Colin crossed the Bering Sea in a rowboat with friend Todd Harvey. "It was hard to make big progress against the big waves," said Colin. "We spent one month crossing the Sea." Entering Siberia, Colin and Harvey were faced with minus 55 degree temperatures and at one time became separated by a whiteout. "We traversed 4,000 km in the heart of winter," said Colin. "We learned the importance of being prepared, having enough to eat and drink and scheduling time for communication." Colin and Julie reunited in Moscow and proceeded to cycle 5,472 km across Europe to Lisbon, Portugal, where they boarded a rowboat for a crossing of the Atlantic in a seven metre, technologically-equipped row boat they had found on the Internet. "We rowed for 18 to 20 hours a day," said Julie. "We rowed 10,000 km over a span of 146 days." The couple stressed the importance of prioritizing and dealing with the biggest risks first. At first they were so caught up in their problems with the boat's malfunctioning GPS that they narrowly avoided being run over by a freighter. "After that we kept diligent watch," said Colin. While confident in their own abilities, Colin and Julie ran into their share of distractors, including the president of

Colin and Julie Angus talked about their 2004 to 2006 cycling, rowing and hiking adventure during a June 9 presentation at the Augustana Faith and Life Centre entitled The Winning Secret, Building a Vision for Success. The presentation was part of a Magnetsigns conference held at the Camrose Resort Casino June 8 to 10.

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the Ocean Rowing Society, who expressed doubts as to whether or not they knew what they were doing. "He didn't know the preparation we had put in so he was in no position to judge," said Julie. "In the end you are the only one who can make decisions as to whether you can do something or not." The trip concluded with a 8,304 km bike ride from Costa Rica to their Vancouver home. Colin and Julie stressed the importance of taking baby steps every day. "It is hard to grasp the enormity of doing something

Jennifer Botterill was a member of the Canadian women's hockey team that won the gold medal at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.

like this," said Colin, "but if you focus on the immediate the little things will add up." Ray Titus, founder and CEO of the United Franchise Group, a global franchising group with 1,400 franchises in 53 countries, stressed the

importance of planning for success and envisioning where you eventually want to be. "Whatever you want to do can be accomplished if you write it down," he said. "Dreams are goals that were never written down."

Titus said it is incumbent upon owners of companies to communicate their vision and plan to employers to make sure everyone knows what they have to do in order for the company to achieve. "You need to take pride in what you want to be and where you want to go as a business." Jennifer Botterill told her story about a 14-year career in which she won three Olympic gold medals as a member of the national women's hockey team. Botterill began dreaming about becoming an Olympic after having a conversation with her dad, a sports psychologist, who encouraged her to set a goal and strive towards it. "It was after talking to him that I began to think about the possibility of making the 1998 team," she said. "I didn't want to look back afterwards and wish I had done something to make the team." Botterill said it is important to focus on those things that we can control. "We can control our performance by striving to be our personal best every day." Botterill said the 2002 season was one of many challenges for the Canadian team, which lost to the rival Americans eight times in a row before the Salt Lake City Olympics. "We realized going into the Olympics that we had not brought out best performance but we believed that we could be successful," she said. "We felt that we were prepared. Every person on the team was there to help the other person. We had the belief that we can't always choose the role we play but we can choose how we play it." Botterill said the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 far exceeded her expectations in terms of the energy and support they received from Canadians. "The Olympics were not just about the athletes performing well, they were about everyone from coast to coast who embraced the Olympic spirit." Botterill is currently an International Olympic Committee athlete ambassador, a hockey analyst, and an advocate for a number of important charities and healthy lifestyle initiatives. Camrose is the headquarters for Magnetsigns, which has more than 130 franchises across Canada and the United States.

Bjornson family sends hockey players to summer camp By Murray Green

Con Bjornson was a great volunteer for his favourite hockey team, the Camrose Kodiaks. "The Camrose Kodiaks are very proud to continue a hockey school scholarship fund that was put in place in memory of Con Bjornson by his family," said Boris Rybalka, general manager and coach of the junior club. On behalf of the Bjornson family in memory of Con, this year there will be 15 hockey school registrations given to

children to attend the Kodiaks' annual hockey school from August 20 to 24 at no charge. “We are honoured to be part of this memorial scholarship fund that has been started. Mr. Bjornson loved this community, and his family,� added Boris. This legacy will continue in honour of Con Bjornson for many years because of the scholarships. Each athlete at the school will experience ice sessions every day. They will gain valuable exposure to a coaching

environment where every athlete is given a game scenario. Giving them a better understanding of their role and responsibilities on the ice. This will maximize onice performance. On-ice sessions will focus on giving the participants insight into the level of commitment that is required to play this great game. These sessions will cover the whole game environment. Dry land sessions will cover mental preparation, physical preparation, diet and nutrition, injury and recovery, together

with the importance of education and hockey. This will help athletes develop and understand the importance of physical development and post-practice and game exercises. The camp from August 20 to 24 will be divided into three groups. Group A day school ages are from five to seven. The school will consist of three games of 3-on-3 hockey with teaching, five days of off-ice training and two days of drills on ice.

Group B day school ages are for eight to 10. Group C day school ages are for 11 to 12. However, Group C drills will be more intense. Each student will receive on-ice instruction as well as office conditioning and training. Past and present Kodiaks will be instructing. Each session will have a limit of 30 players. To inquire about receiving a hockey school scholarship or to register for the school email or phone 780-679-2603.

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Kodiaks add Fleck to coaching staff By Murray Green

Former Camrose Kodiaks' forward Jason Fleck is returning to the junior hockey club as an assistant coach this fall. General manager and coach Boris Rybalka expanded his staff to include two members of the Fleck family. “Jason played with the Kodiaks and won championships and he knows what it takes to be successful and how to become a champion," said Boris. "He was a great leader when he played the game and he will be a great leader as a coach.” Jason is the son of current Kodiak's coach Doug Fleck. “In this business you need to surround yourself with good quality people and people who you can trust. He is that type of person,” Boris added. With the addition of Jason Fleck, the Kodiaks have solidified their coaching staff with Doug Fleck, Blair Becker, Boris Rybalka and Jason Fleck. The Kodiaks' training camp opens on August 24 in the EnCana Arena.






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Everyone reads The Booster… Lily Gramlich celebrated Canada at the International Evening at her school, Dubai International Academy in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 15, 2012. She handed out Timbits and pins from Alberta and Canada at the impressive booth she and her mom Karin Gramlich developed. Lily posed in an RCMP outfit, then took time to read The Booster with her grandma Merdell Stolee. We’ve sent them a $10 check for their entry. Do you enjoy reading The Camrose Booster? Show us with a picture! Drop off, mail or email a photo of you reading your Booster while vacationing. Be sure your travel destination can be identified by a sign or landmark. Or, have someone take your photo while you’re enjoying the home team paper in an unlikely situation. Each week one entry submitted will be published in The Camrose Booster. A $10.00 cash prize will be paid to you if your entry is published. A $50.00 grand prize will be awarded each January for the best entry submitted in the previous calendar year. Use your creativity and send us your entries! 4925-48 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-3142 Email:

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Why pay rent when you could own this recently renovated cosy bungalow near downtown shopping amenities, schools and the local playgrounds. The front entrance takes you into an attractive living room with beautiful wood flooring. It leads to a dining area and a character kitchen that features bright white cupboards, lots of counter space, a pantry and a handy eating bar. A charming arch separates the living room from the kitchen. The main floor bathroom contains a newer tub, tile flooring and a stylish pedestal sink. The

master bedroom has a new wardrobe unit that is included with the sale. A second good-sized bedroom completes the main level. The basement is finished with a comfortable living room, two additional bedrooms, a laundry area and a three-piece bathroom with a shower. A beautiful huge wooden deck at the rear entrance is ideal for barbecues and entertaining. It leads to a large backyard with great open space. A heated double garage, RV parking space and plenty of room for your family to grow are highlights of this property across from a school. Recent upgrades also include

new shingles, a high efficiency furnace and electrical panel. Included with the purchase are the fridge, stove, built-in dishwasher, washer, dryer, window coverings, ceiling fan and garage door opener with control. An open house will be held for this downtown area gem at 531253 Street on Thursday, June 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. It is attractively priced to sell at $192,900. If you are unable to attend the open house, contact Matthew Mayer at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-781-7088 cell

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Sat., June 23, 1-3 p.m. 3909-75 Street BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT B U N G A L O W TOWNHOUSE ON PARK! ... Bright open ! D CE U floor plan, 9’ ceilings, RED beautiful hardwood floors, lovely maple cabinetry, large island, walk-through pantry, MF laundry, huge family/games room. No condo fees. Park views from deck and courtyard! CA325191 Now asking $305,000

Sat., June 23, 2-4 p.m. 3308-51 Street Close “Be sure to view – stunning!” WOW! STUNNING IMPECCABLE QUALITY BUILT HOME ... Maple floors, cabinets. Open floor plan, 9’ ceilings. ! ED Impressive stone gas FP. ST LI JU ST Exc. fin. bsmt., in-floor htg. Beautiful fenced yard. Extras galore. Must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $399,500 CA326053



PRIVATE TREED ACREAGE, THE PERFECT GETAWAY! ... Very secluded setting w/6.8 acres that offers a restful country lifestyle. Features 1160 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. mobile w/vaulted ceilings, lovely country kitchen, lots of cabinetry. Superb carousel dinette, spacious master, superb en suite. New shingles, siding. Small hobby shop, pole shed, storage sheds. Private getaway w/lots of potential. Call now to view! CA320948 Asking $229,500 WOW! PRIVATE ACREAGE WITH P E A C E F U L SETTING! ... Just what you’ve been looking for! 13.3 acres by Big Hay Lake. It’s the perfect retreat to enjoy a restful and relaxing lifestyle, you’ll love it! Impressive yard offers beautifully renovated 1380 sq. ft. bungalow home, two 22’x26’ heated garages, 24’x30’ hip roof barn, 30’x32’ pole shed. Borders Ducks Unlimited wetlands. It’s private, it’s secluded, it’s a natural choice! CA324997 Asking $497,900 WOW! BEAUTIFUL LOG HOME, 13.8 ACRES WITH PRIVATE SETTING! ... Located 9 miles from Camrose, 2 miles to Driedmeat Lake and close to pavement. Features a huge covered veranda, beautiful open staircase, exceptional loft area, open beams and log walls. Lovely country-style kitchen/dinette, beautiful filedstone fireplace and vaulted ceilings. Cozy ICF basement, in-floor heating, IBC boiler, large family/games room. Log workshop and more! Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing lifesyle! Asking $519,900 CA323054 WOW! WALKOUT ACREAGE LOT – SUPERB VIEW! ... 1.57 acres only 5 miles west of Camrose, 1/2 mile off pavement. Overlooking peaceful, relaxing countryside, proposed golf course. It’s the perfect setting to build your dream home. Call now! Asking $119,000 CA321717 VERY IMPRESSIVE – EXCELLENT VALUE – GREAT LOCATION ... only 10 min. to Camrose, one km to Hwy 13. Attractively upgraded 1340 sq. ft. bi-level built in 1979. 3+2 bdrm. Lovely open kitchen, lge. dinette, garden doors to lge. deck w/ FP. Lovely bright LR, tyndall stone wood FP. Fin. lower level. Beautiful treed, maintained yard. Lots of parking area (trucker). Newer garage, 22’x30’ concrete pad. Shop/greenhouse, horse shed. Have a look quick! Only asking $319,500 CA325472


WOW! IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HIDEAWAY! ... Quiet Hills Estates is located near Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Bird Sanctuary and Golf Course. Come and discover a restful country lifestyle in a peaceful and natural setting, you’ll love it! 6 unique Cul-de-sac lots that are treed, private and excellent walkout opportunities. Located just off Hwy 623, it’s an easy commute to Nisku or Camrose. Hurry, it’s the lifestyle you always dreamed of! CA322851 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000 P R I C E D AC C O R D I N G LY ... this affordable acreage may be for you! With 11.76 acres of rolling land and lots of trees, you don’t want to miss out. This 1060 sq. ft. home offers huge master, 4-pce. bath, nice little kitchen w/dining area, LR w/hardwood floors. Shingles and vinyl siding replaced in Oct./11. Furnace updated, 25’x36’ garage plus other outbuildings for additional storage. Ask $230,000 CA326136 16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, great spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010 12.7 ACRES ON PVMT. CLOSE TO DRIED MEAT LAKE! ... Great out bldgs. 1.5 storey w/ cool country charm. New foundation in mid ’70s, recent upgrades incl. windows, insulation, siding, furnace, septic, well in 2002 and more. 27’x32’ htd. shop w/water and 220 power; 42’x72’ quonset; 40’x60’ barn w/ separate horse stalls, good tack room. Plenty of fenced areas for riding. Only minutes to Camrose! Subject to final subdivision. CA323700 Asking $430,000 LOOKING FOR A SPOT TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME? ... This is it! 17.67 acres all to yourself. It has a view like no other of Dried Meat Lake and the valley in all directions. Be sure to check it out! Asking $179,900 CA324226

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

WOW! EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE – IMPRESSIVE HOME! ... 5.7 acres 3 miles to Camrose on pavement. Impressive 3300 sq. ft. custom built home, beautiful open staircase, exc. window pkg., hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings in LR and DR. Huge country-style kitchen, cozy great room, superb master. In-floor htg. in house, 28’x30’ garage and in 50’x100’ workshop. OH crane, coal boiler. 50’x60’ storage bldg. Very nicely fenced yard, corrals, much more! Asking $792,500 CA323331

Beautiful Bungalows and Two Storeys by Battle River Homes Creekview

WALKOUT! 1,515 sq. ft. 2 bedrooms 24’x26’garage Asking $497,162

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

SW Meadows

Show Home Open Houses Wed., June 20, 2-4 p.m. 5207-33A Avenue, Creekview

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

Walkout Lot Available In Valleyview - Build Your Dream Home!

BRAND NEW 1504 SQ. FT. T WO-STO R EY ... 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

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 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 EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SUBDIVISION ... 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 VALLEY RIDGE, A LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE ... Premier location by Stoney Creek Valley and walking trails! Beautiful quality built bungalow w/large covered deck, attached garage, your own yard! Features 9’ and 10’ coffered ceilings, hardwood flooring, bright windows, cozy FP, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. w/in-floor htg. No condo fees. Looking for quality and lifestyle? It’s perfect! CA326465 Asking $379,000 CENTRAL LOCATION ... spacious 5-bdrm. bungalow w/upgrades incl. alder cabinets, 3 baths., attached garage with much more! Asking $329,000 CA325914 EXQUISITE LUXURIOUS HOME ... has everything you’re looking for! Peaceful setting w/direct access to parks and trails. Custom kitchen, tile entry, elegant drapery, formal DR, 2 gas FP. MF master bdrm. w/5-pce. en suite. MF laundry. Walk out bsmt. fully fin. w/2 bdrm., den/media room. Oversized htd. garage, perfectly landscaped. Every detail is perfect! CA325529 Asking $849,000 EXC E PTIONAL HOME – PARK SETTING ... impressive custom built home w/great locaREDUCE D! tion, 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 $329,000 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 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 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! Spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite, MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! Ask $364,900 CA323443

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


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

Sat., June 23, 1-3 p.m. 5205-33A Avenue, Creekview

A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! ... 137.46 acres of potential development land at Dried Meat Lake w/ some lake front. 60 acres of cult. land and some gas well revenue. Asking $498,900 CA325301

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! Now asking $369,900 CA323615 BEAUTIFUL FAMILY MULTILEVEL, DESIRED C U L-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 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 EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY HOME, BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE YARD, BAC K I N G E! IC ONTO GOLF N EW PR 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! Now only $409,000 CA322768 GORGEOUS 1638 SQ. FT. A/C WALKOUT BUNGALOW ... by Zetsen Master Builders Inc. overlooking beautiful valley in Creekview subdivision. Lovely kitchen w/centre island, maple cabinets, corner pantry, granite countertops, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, barrel ceiling in hallway, hardwood/ceramic floors, MF laundry, master w/5pce. en suite, walk-in closet w/closet organizers. Partially covered maintenance free deck, 24’x24’ garage w/two 8’ doors. All this plus much more! Asking $499,900 CA326294 BRIGHT AND INVITING ... close to Jack Stuart School. RV parking, gorgeous yard, move ! right in! Bright JU ST LI STED open plan featuring vaulted ceiling, gas FP, smart design. Workable kitchen w/corner pantry, raised bar, generous counter space. Master on upper floor features vaulted ceiling, 4-pce. en suite w/corner jet tub, huge walk-in closet. Fin. bsmt. open w/many possibilities. Beautiful tree lined yard w/raised south-facing deck. Great choice for your family! Asking $409,900 CA326253 STUNNING 1547 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL ... walkout home backing onto green space in Creekview! 3-bdrm. open concept home features bright kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, convenient laundry room, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! Asking $389,900 CA326311 EXCEPTIONAL C U S T O M 5 - B D R M . WALKOUT ... in the beautiWALKOUT ful Valleyview subdivision. With unique character throughout, this home must be seen. Maple and iron railings, lovely Tigerwood hardwood flooring, striking light fixtures, gorgeous white hand painted maple cabinets, granite countertops, stunning bright LR w/magnificent bay windows and decorative window finishings, large master w/5-pce. en suite and walk-in closet, wainscoting in upper two rooms. Fin. bsmt. with wet bar. Huge 158’ deep landscaped yard c/w great deck, lovely view, rear access to valley walking trails and, most important, peace and quiet. Call today for your personal showing! Asking $569,900 CA321700 E XC E P T I O N A L WALK OUT BUNGALOW ON VALLEY – AWESOME VIEWS! ... Wow! 4800 sq. ft. of dev. living space. Exciting, bright open floor plan, porcelain tile, hardwood, lovely staircase. Coffered ceilings, amazing beachwood kitchen, granite. Awesome 2-sided FP, exceptional master, MF laundry, cozy in-floor htg. on all floors! Huge deck, covered patio, triple htd. garage. Lots more, you’ll love it! Asking $995,000 CA325504

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CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 COZY AND P R I V A T E 2 - B D R M . CONDO ... in a residential setting close to schools, downtown shopping, a quick commute to Augustana Campus. Upgraded kitchen, tile backsplash, quality maple cabinetry, centre island. Vaulted ceilings, bright windows, 2-pce. bath, balcony. 2 bdrm., 4-pce. bath, laundry area, extra storage downstairs. One parking stall, easily accessible street parking. An affordable low maintenance property w/plenty to offer, consider this unit in Prospect Place as your first home or as a rental property. Quick poss. CA326363 Asking $173,500 BEAUTI FU LLY R E N O VAT E D BI-LEVEL, D ES I R E D E IC PR AREA! ... Close N EW to west end amenities, Mirror Lake! Superb home, extensively upgraded. Lovely kitchen, spacious LR, bright dinette w/garden doors to new deck, cozy FP in large family/games room. Private yard, hot tub, 24’x24’ htd. garage, RV parking and more! You’ll want to SEE this one! CA325381 Asking $287,500 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 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 GOOD 2+2 B D R M . BI-LEVEL ... close to schools and rec facilities. Large mature lot completely fenced w/24’x24’ htd. garage, RV parking. Nice covered deck at back. Be sure and take a look! CA326319 Asking $234,900 Q U I E T LOCATION ... 4-bdrm. bi-level w/attached garage, large covered deck w/roll down shades. Roomy w/ potential. Now asking $257,000 CA325235 SUPERB F A M I LY H O M E CLOSE TO M I R ROR LAKE! ... 3 bdrm., 2 bath, room for 4th bdrm. if needed. New shingles on house, garage. New 12’x24’ deck, great for entertaining, very private. Lge. yard, fenced, fruit trees. Oversized 22’x28’ garage w/RV parking. Quiet neighbourhood, ready to move in! Now asking $242,500 CA325710 V E R Y IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the N EW PRIC E! w o r r y - f r e e 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 Priced to sell at $217,500 incl. GST I M P R ES S IVE – SOLI D S PAC I O U S C HARACTE R HOME ... was beautifully restored a few years ago. It needs TLC to restore it to its original grandeur. Located in a nice central neighbourhood w/other beautifully restored and maintained homes. Phone for a viewing. Asking $229,500 CA325718

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 ! EDUCTIONpeaceful country setacre Hparcel UG E Rw/beautiful, 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! Now only $589,000 CA315880 SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fronting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363 T H R E E BUSINESS VENTURES IN ONE PACKAGE – OHATON ... Former Auto Shoppe location, 3970 sq. ft. shop w/sep. work bays, 12’x14’ and 12’x12’ OH doors, exhaust fan, new furnace, 220 plugs plus 39’x99’ outdoor compound. 3244 sq. ft. of 10 mini-storage bays w/7’x8’ OH doors – great to bring in rental income. Also features 1048 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. home w/ many recent upgrades. Exc. opportunity to set up your business, use the storage or bring in rental income and have a place to call home! Asking $395,000 CA316235

E XC E P T I O N A L CON DO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE ... across from Jubilee Park, Mirror Lake walking trails, only blocks from city centre! Open, spacious design w/bright windows, lovely kitchen, huge walk-in pantry. Spacious, bright LR, cozy gas FP, large master, en suite, MF laundry. Elevator, guest suite, easy access to garage and much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle? Call now! Asking $275,900 CA326380 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 CUTE CLEAN AFFORDABLE HOME IN SOUTHWEST MEADOWS ... close to west end shopping! ! REDUCE D Great ext. presentation w/front covered deck, large LR, spacious kitchen/DR c/w white cabinets. Master bdrm. c/w his and hers closets, 4-pce. bath. All situated on large pie-shaped lot! Appl. incl. CA321354 Now asking $234,900 E X C E L L E N T 3 - B D R M . TOWNHOUSE – SUPERB LOCATION ... close to senior centre and walking trails. Features open plan, hardwood flooring, superb kitchen, large bay window, private deck, detached garage and more. A great lifestyle! CA324855 Asking $205,900 BRIGHT AND BEAUTI FU L WITH SO M A N Y U PG RADES ivat...ed!You’ll love – Seller Mot the feel this Job Transfer home gives the second you walk in the front door. Kitchen totally redone w/white cabinetry, soft closing doors, under cabinet lighting, tile backsplash, newer appl., clever built-in pantry. Exceptional tile surround in 4-pce. bath. Large media room w/ built-in DTS surround sound, potlights, laminate flooring. South facing yard, private, fenced, single garage. Great starter with style! CA324814 Asking $219,900 CLOSE TO PA R K S A N D WALK I N G TRAILS! ... Cozy bunG? N TI EN galow w/ STILL R 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

CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN AND MIRROR LAKE WALKING TRAILS ... this 4-bdrm. 1158 sq. ft. bi-level may be for you! Vinyl windows on main level, awesome kitchen w/corner pantry, sunroom off DR overlooks private yard. Master bdrm. w/his and hers closets. Separate external bsmt. entrance, covered deck. All appl. incl. Furnace, shingles replaced in last 10 yrs. Call today! CA325534 Asking $267,900 C O M F O R TA B L E HOME WITH A M A Z I N G BACKDROP ... birch hardwood floors, G! N EW LI STIN granite countertops, open concept plan. Kitchen has beautiful maple cabinetry, raised island for barstools, granite tile countertops. MF laundry. Master bdrm. features walk-in closet, 3-pce. en suite, view of yard. Cozy ICF block bsmt., fully fin. w/2 bdrm., 3-pce. bath, spacious LR. Navien hot water on demand. Beat the rush and act quickly! CA325841 Asking $298,500 TERRIFIC 3-BDRM. HOME IN WEST PARK! ... Cozy LR w/ bright bay windows. Great kitchen w/oak cabinets, corner pantry, upgraded appl. G! Lge. back deck, new N EW LI STIN shed. Family friendly area. Asking $261,900 CA325776 EXCELLENT 5-BDRM. FA M I LY BI-LEVEL ... Superb home, 3 baths, cozy FP, lovely country kitchen, spacious LR, huge family room, new flooring, hardwood and new triple pane windows. Great yard, deck, gazebo, 26’x29’ attached garage, extra parking and more – call now! CA326612 Asking $299,900

OUT OF TOWN BAWLF ~ 3 - B D R M . MOBILE ON 1-1/2 LOTS ... Be satisfied in a budget conscious home. Many upgrades, appliances included. Fenced. CA319726 Only asking $75,900 HEISLER ... picturesque location in a friendly N EW PRIC E! town close to conveniences. Bungalow, 4 bdrm., 3 baths. Garage and more! Now asking $160,000 CA316500 DAYSLAN D N E W E R BUNGALOW ... with attached ! REDUCE D garage in quiet neighbourhood. Nice big kitchen w/island and lots of oak cabinetry. Landscaped, partially fenced. Be sure to view this one! Ask $225,900 CA325724

The CAMROSE BOOSTER June 19, 2012

Dale Bowal - 780-679-4678 Bud James - 780-385-3100 (Killam/Sedgewick) Cory Starchuk - 780-781-4217 Trudi Dunham - 780-608-6635 Rick Nygard - 780-608-0675



780-672-7474 Grand Park Plaza 6022-48 Avenue, Camrose e-mail:


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EXCEPTIONALLY WELL KEPT, CLEAN AND COZY... 4-bdrm bi-level in Westmount area. Attractively landscaped, double garage, large pieshaped yard, located close to shopping, schools and recreational centers. Super Price of $238,400. For details Call: Cory A. Starchuk. (R1397)

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)

REDUCED FANTASTIC LOCATION... 2 bedroom, 2 bath adult condo. Conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, medical clinic, entertainment 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)

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, 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)

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 $379,000 (R1362)

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 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)



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)

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)

Are you a serious dancer? COME DANCE WITH US 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)

LARGE, CLASSIC, WELL MAINTAINED... 3-bdrm, 2-bath bungalow located close to Mirror Lake and golf course. Private yard, large garage. Priced to sell at $289,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1398)


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) 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)




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)

GREAT INVESTMENT... 1/5 share in large hangar at Camrose Airport, with lots of room to do your maintenance, etc. Asking: $43,000 Call Rick for details. (C267)

INVESTORS, FIRST TIME BUYERS, RETIREES... Tired of “Big City Prices” and “Chaotic City Life?” This 1,140 sq. ft. bungalow in the quiet town of Bashaw may be your dream come true. 3-bdrms, 2-baths, a/c, m/f laundry, single detached garage on large lot, close to schools, golf, shopping. Playground across the street. Quick poss., priced to sell at $135,000. Call Cory A. Starchuk. (RO951)

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

NEW ON THE MARKET...VALLEYVIEW TOWNHOUSE... Upgraded unit, maple cabinets, granite counter tops, end unit, 2-car garage. Asking $254,500. Call Dale for details. (R1396)

WELL KEPT CHARACTER HOME IN THE VILLAGE OF BAWLF... Large yard, private deck, hot tub, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, oversized double garage. Located on 3 lots. Priced at $189,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO950)

BASHAW JUST LISTED... over 1400 sq. ft. Rec room, den and bath in basement. Garage. Quick possession available. Priced at $219,000. Call Dale for details. (R1400)

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)

JUST LISTED...WELL ESTABLISHED NEIGHBOURHOOD... backing onto reserve area. 2 bedrooms up, 2 bedrooms down, 2 baths, attached carport, some upgrades, within walking distance of downtown and walking paths. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $224,900. Call Dale for details. (R1394)

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)

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)

KINGMAN – JUST LISTED... Newer modular, over 1500 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Deck, garage. Must be seen! Asking: $225,000 Call Dale Bowal for details. (RO954)

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LARGE 4-BDRM., 2 BATH FAMILY HOME... located near 3 schools and west end shopping. A/C, many recent upgrades. Priced at $229,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1401)

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 $209,500. Call Dale for details. (RO884)

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 $125,000. Call Cory for details. (RO913)

VIKING...VACANT... 3-bdrm, hardwood floors, rec. room, heated garage. New lino. Asking $99,900. Call Dale (RO934)

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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EDBERG... Lots 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)

VERY WELL MAINTAINTED 3+2 BEDROOM HOME IN CENTURY MEADOWS AREA... This home is fully finished with large kitchen and formal dining room plus sunken living room on main floor. Basement has large rec room, laundry, storage, 3 pc. bath and two bedrooms. Home has patio doors off kitchen eating area to large covered deck. Well landscaped with mature trees and all fenced for privacy. Call Rick for more details. Asking $295,000 (R1395)

AFFORDABLE ALTERNATIVE TO “HIGH COST” AND “STRESS” OF BIG CITY LIFE... This 3-bdrm, 2-bath, 1,140 sq. ft. bungalow in quiet community of Bashaw might be your dream come true. With a/c, mf laundry, golf, large lot, single det. gar., home is located close to schools, shopping, golf, and has playground across the street. Quick poss., affordably priced at $155,000. For viewing or info call Cory A. Starchuk. (RO952)


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. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... 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)


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)


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)

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)

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 $279,900. (A393)

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JUST LISTED...NEAR MEETING CREEK... very private, secluded acreage, with good dwelling, new water filtration system, furnace, fireplace, etc. Must be seen. Priced to sell at $198,500. Call Dale for a viewing (A420) 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) BRAND NEW LISTING!!!... Just off N Miquelon Lake Rd. Exceptional, well treed building lot with walk-out basement potential. lovely 3.69 acre package located on Whisper Road in Grouse Meadows Subdivision. Priced to sell at $84,900. For details, call Cory. (A419)

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)

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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University of Alberta Augustana Campus English professor Dr. John Johansen, on behalf of the former Augustana Faculty Association, presents a cheque for $1,500 in support of the Reading University program to Battle River Community Foundation board chair Blain Fowler. A partnership between Battle River Community Foundation, the Battle River School Division and Augustana, Reading University is designed to increase the literacy skills of children in Grades 1 and 2 who are not yet reading at grade level. This year's Reading University will be held at the Augustana Campus and in Tofield from July 3 to 27. The Augustana Faculty Association dissolved when Augustana and the University of Alberta merged, but the money that was in its account is still being distributed.

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THIRTY BIRDS OUTFITTED A team of scientific researchers, led by Dr. Kevin Frasor from York University in Toronto, and John Tautin, from the Purple Martin Conservative Association from Erie, Pennsylvania, captured 30 local birds and on each installed a mini-geolocating device. Data gathered will provide a greater understanding of the birds' migration route, tendencies and information about where they winter for five or more months in the Amazon basin in Brazil, South America. Tom Tomaszewski, top photograph, installs a special door on a purple martin condominium enabling the capture of the birds. Right, Dr. Frasor installs a one-gram, nickle-sized geo-locator on a female martin.

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Kodiaks will be tangling with the Whitecourt Wolverines next season By Murray Green

The Camrose Kodiaks will have a new opponent this fall in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. The Whitecourt Wolverines will be in the northern division of the league after the AJHL approved the relocation of the St. Albert Steel franchise to Whitecourt. Greg Parks and Brent Stark agreed on the merger of the former Steel and Wolverines organizations. “We feel that Whitecourt has within it a quality organization that can do nothing but help us hit the ground running,” said Greg. “The Wolverines have proven that they are a championship team off the ice and I welcome their help and support as the newest members to the AJHL.” The successful junior-B franchise should transfer to the AJHL. "I think they should do fine in Whitecourt. They have a 1,000 seat arena which they should draw well as they have oil and forestry there," said Kodiaks' coach and general manager Boris Rybalka. "I heard that they are getting a new arena in two years

so that will make a difference. With St. Albert struggling for attendance the move was foreseeable and now it gives teams an opportunity to play two games when they go north to Grande Prairie." Boris said they will have the community support behind them and financial support, so they will do fine. "They are not starting from scratch and they take over St. Albert, the player list and CHA list, so they will not be an expansion team but a veteran team." Brent Stark of the Wolverines expressed his excitement with the news. “I have been asked a lot in recent weeks what we thought about the proposed move of the junior-A club to our community. I have always said that we wanted junior-A hockey here and it is finally going to happen. We have developed a great team here in Whitecourt that has always been based on a junior-A type structure. The inclusion of our people in the overall running of the club was a simple one to make and we are glad to be a part of it.” The Wolverines named its

management and administration staff: Brent as president and governor; Greg Parks as vicepresident, general manager and director of hockey operations; Joey Bouchard as head coach; Tracy Ross as vice-president of club operations and Marc Chayer as director of club operations and community relations. The team colours will be red, white and black. “Last season we really began to appreciate the work of minor hockey in Whitecourt,” said Brent. “It was with that in mind that we wanted to salute the work so many volunteers and parents put into minor hockey, so we decided to change our colours to match theirs.” The Whitecourt region is an up and coming community. “The Mayor (Trevor Thain) and council, along with Jay Granley and his staff, have been a silent, but a key component in all of this,” said Brent. “We have met repeatedly on the organization's behalf and have had nothing but support from the mayor.”

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster The Rural Alberta Business Centre marked the opening of the Camrose office on June 14 with deputy mayor Ray McIsaac cutting a ribbon. Celebrating the grand opening were, from left to right, small business advisor Louise Jones, Community Futures East Central Alberta vice-chair Harvey Benke, Ray McIsaac, Alberta Business Family Institute chair Grant Lovig, Metro regions and Small Business Support director Karen Wronko, University of Alberta School of Business vice-dean Lloyd Steir and Creating Pathways for Entrepreneurial Families Camrose executive director Shauna Feth.

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FATHER'S DAY FUN Naomi Goliboski bounces on a ball during the Father's Day Fun Fest at the Camrose Community Centre June 17. The fourth annual event was put on by the Camrose Boys and Girls Club and the Family Violence Action Society.

Camrose rural entrepreneurs and small businesses in the surrounding communities will receive enhanced advice and support with the grand opening of a new Rural Alberta Business Centre (RABC), located at 4336B-41 Street. The business centre will provide one-stop access to business information and advice, research services, seminars and workshops. The RABC is staffed by a small business advisor Louise Jones. "We are sharing the same location with Creating Pathways for Entrepreneurial Families with Judy Manning and Shauna Feth," said Louise Jones, small business advisor. The Camrose RABC is managed by Community Futures East Central and supported by the City of Camrose and the Government of Alberta. "Small business in Alberta is the heart and soul of the economic community, which is alive and very well in Alberta," said Karen Wronko, director of metro regions and small business support for the RABC. "Our province's small businesses can be virtually found in every sector. They employ countless Albertans and are the economic engines that drive our communities, including Camrose."

Eight business centres will be located throughout rural Alberta, as part of a three-year pilot program that partners local community organizations with the government. "Alberta's small businesses contribute about 30 per cent of the gross domestic product and are responsible for 37 per cent of all private sector employment in the province," added Karen. "Small businesses make up about 96 per cent of all the businesses in the province. "The government recognizes that supporting small businesses, particularly in rural Alberta, is critical to maintain the growth of the province's economy. The opening of this RABC, along with Creating Pathways, will benefit Camrose and local entrepreneurs because they will have someone to talk to face to face in their community." The pilot program will help small businesses access information and advice so they can make informed business decisions. "We scoured the province for rural locations and Camrose was a good fit. Some businesses go out of date, like making buggy whips and typewriters, so businesses have to reinvent themselves. The trick is to create new business and help people get started," said Lloyd Steir, vice-dean of the University of Alberta School of Busi-

ness. "We know when businesses start, people don't have all of the information they need. One mistake can make a big difference and we are here to help people." The business centres will provide services to entrepreneurs, small business owners and managers at all stages of the business life cycle, from start-up to expansion and succession planning. "I'm thrilled to be involved with the Alberta Business family Institute because it gets me involved with the business community to try and regain the Alberta advantage," said Grant Lovig, chair of ABFI. "We help families and the rural area is very important to us. We feel we are having a positive impact. We just need to do more of it. We want to ensure that business families continue to be strong." The Camrose RABC is a partnership between the Government of Alberta, Community Futures East Central Alberta and the City of Camrose. The province-wide $2 million pilot program is being funded over three years by the Government of Alberta. More information about the program is available at online

AJHL will begin 49th season with 16 teams Sept. 7 By Murray Green

Hockey season is only three months away. The Alberta Junior Hockey League season begins its 49th season on Sept. 7. The AJHL held its annual general meeting in Red Deer on May 25 and 26 to plan for the fall. In the 2012-13 season, the AJHL will ice 16 teams in an unbalanced schedule of 60 games each. The full schedule will be announced in late June. Teams will have to operate with a reduced number of 20year-old players. The maximum number of nine players has been reduced to a maximum of six players dressed for a game. The reduction will take effect immediately. "This is a move in the right direction for league parity," said

Camrose Kodiaks' coach Boris Rybalka. "At the deadline you cannot stack your team with 20year-old players. You will only be able to have six, so you will have to play with fewer during the year to make room at the deadline or trade a 20-year-old at the deadline for the one that you bring in." This will keep some teams from stacking their team with veterans for playoff runs. "For the Kodiaks, it does not affect us because we are usually a young team," added Boris. "Our philosophy is to move players to the next level as quickly as possible so we are usually young. I think this is a great move for the league because it should make more teams competitive, which is the ultimate goal for great hockey

every time you play. It is great for the fans." Boris added that it is good for the development of hockey. "I also believe this will make for more exposure to the NHL and NCAA because our league now opens up more spots for younger players, which is who the scouts like to come out and watch." Coaches and general managers around the AJHL will have to choose carefully which 20-yearold players they decide to keep. "There should be some good ones from which to choose and again this will only make the league more competitive," said Boris. Hockey Canada has approved a two-year extension of the Junior A Supplement Pilot Project. The AJHL, along with four-member

leagues with the Canadian Junior Hockey League, launched the pilot project at the start of the 2010-11 season. The supplement is a joint effort to eliminate violence and bullying from junior A hockey. The sixth annual showcase weekend will be held in Spruce Grove from Sept. 27 to 29. The Lloydminster Bobcats and Bonnyville Pontiacs will play during the 2013 Hockey Day in Canada event in Lloydminster next February. The Alberta Junior Hockey League will launch the AJHL Network, which will include all 16 team websites. The network will set a new precedent for junior A hockey and is designed to meet the growing needs of the fans and stakeholders.

The development committee will remain active for next season. The committee has been given the task of exploring a variety of categories, including a new playoff format. The committee was appointed to evaluate hockey operations, rosters and playing rules. The league will continue to operate under the direction of chairman Greg Wood and league president Craig Cripps. The staff currently includes former Camrose resident George McCorry (vice-president, officiating), Ryan Bartoshyk (vicepresident, marketing), Charla Flett (communications and statistics), Ken Dentzien (referee assignor) and Bob Clark (special advisor).

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Dallas Edward Simons Dallas Edward Simons was born on March 16, 1986 in Daysland, AB. We remember Dr. McKinnon telling us by the heartbeat and her gut feeling we were having a girl, then we heard her say, “Oh my goodness, it’s a BOY!” Well, we were thrilled and had picked out the name Dallas months ahead of time after meeting our babysitter Dallas. Ryan called him Baby Dallas when I was carrying him. Dallas was an excellent baby, content and only crying when he needed to be fed or his diaper changed. He never cried to be cuddled, because he knew no one could keep their hands off him – he was so happy and cuddly. He quickly picked up the nicknames Dal, D and, later in life, Dallie. Even as he got older, we could have a house full of kids and Dallas would all of a sudden disappear. He would go climb into his bed and be fast asleep. He was always one who needed his sleep. He took all of his schooling, from playschool to Grade 12, in Sedgewick. He never really liked school other than to socialize. He was even known to use our typewriter to change a few of the marks on his report card, but it didn’t type the same – I’ll give him an “A+” for effort! In Grade 10, he had the opportunity to go to Minnesota with Ryan to help with a mechanic job, but after a month of being on the road with Ryan, he was ready to go back to school to get caught up on socializing. His first jobs were working at Watkins Diesel, KalTire and Cross Country Sales, then he went on to get his first year of autobody while working at Killam Autobody. As his life went on, he tried many different things – maintenance on trucks, carpentry and oil rigs, but decided he wanted to be at home more, so his last job was siding houses. He got into racing motocross at the young age of seven which took us all over Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, where he met all kinds of new friends. We quickly found out how competitive he was as he grew and went through the different classes. He won a trophy at just about every race. Whether it was first or third, he was always excited and thinking of his next race and how he could practice at the track at home or in Kinsella to be faster. Then Ryan got an idea to get into snowcross and, of course, Dallas and Mikel were right behind. Dallas wanted to do whatever Ryan did. And, as a family, we loved to snowmobile, so it sounded like a great idea. Off we were to the snowcross races that took us all over Alberta, Saskatchewan and into the United States. We met a lot of wonderful people, and Dallas found a lot of new friends. He was a very competitive rider and would push the limits at every race. Dallas loved his brothers, Ryan and Mikel, and was always there to help when they got hurt, building forts, playing in the sandbox, building a go-cart, working on a bike, a snowmobile or fixing vehicles. Dallas worked with our family’s company doing things from helping wash trucks and helping Dad with mechanical things to swamping on the picker trucks. Dallas loved to go fishing, quadding, snowboarding, camping, wakeboarding, kneeboarding, which we did as a family. He was fortunate enough to have friends who also loved to hunt, fish and spend time outdoors, which he did as much as possible. Lots of times we wouldn’t see or hear from Dallas for a few days, then there he was. The first thing he would do when he came was holler, “HELLO!” and head to the fridge looking for something to eat, always saying, “No, I’ll make it, Mom”, which was usually a sandwich that included a cheese slice and lots mayonnaise. On October 12, 2007, a handsome son Chase was born, and we saw a side of Dallas that we hadn’t seen before. Just like any father, he couldn’t have been more proud of his new son and worried about him all the time. Then on September 24, 2011, he married Kaley whom he loved very much and together they have a very handsome son Kestin, of whom he was very proud and protective. We are very lucky to have such wonderful memories of Dallas, but they will never replace the real person. As all parents, we worried about getting that phone call from a police officer telling you something has happened to one of your children, but I guess you never know. Dallas and Everett weren’t doing anything wrong, just an evening fishing trip, then a horrible accident. We truly believe they are HEROS! Neither one of them would have left the other, even if it cost them their lives. That’s just the kind of people they were. We will always love you and miss you, Dallas. Memorial donationss have been made in memory of Dallas to CASDDA (Canadian Search and Disaster Dogs Association), Camrose Fire Department and Rescue, and to trust funds at Battle River Credit Union and ATB that were set up for Chase and Kestin. We would like to say a heartfilled “THANK YOU!” to EVERYONE for their help, support, hugs, words of kindness, to restaurants, church groups, relatives, friends and strangers for all the food and beverages, and to the ladies who spent days organizing food and making sure there was hot coffee and food from early morning until late at night, to gas stations that donated gas and gift cards to those who brought their boats, argos, watercrafts, canoes, motorbikes and quads. Thank you to those who flew their planes over the lake searching, and all who searched on foot, time and time again, and to those who provided water, sewer services and porta potties, phone booster and an underwater camera. Thank you to family and friends who looked after Kestin and Chase and our yard and animals. Camrose Fire Department/Rescue put in long hours and never stopped looking or offering to help in any way. Thank you to the RCMP and the search and rescue helicopter. Thanks to Bob and Brenda – a very special couple from Edmonton whom we had never met. They learned the boys were missing from the newspaper and drove out not once, but twice in a day to tell us about and help us to get in contact with CASDDA, an organization that helped them recover their son Jeremy two years ago. We are very overwhelmed with the kindness and generosity from all. It’s been a family’s worst nightmare, but we know in our hearts, we all tried everything to find Dallas and Everett. Thank you all so much! – Bill, Denise, Ryan, Mikel, Chase, Kaley and Kestin Simons

In loving memory of

Virginia (Vikse) Osness Yours was no ordinary life, but a life well lived and well loved And your memory offers comfort, with the enduring love we will keep alive in our hearts We will remember the happiest moments filled with joy, and find solace in the many ways you have touched so many lives. In every heart you touched, in every life you changed, in every thought you inspired, your love lives on. Your voice still echoes, your life still inspires, your light still shines … and always will. I am blessed to have been a part of your life. Love you and miss you, Mom, Grandma, Sister and Friend.


Jeanne Mary Kroetsch Jeanne Mary Kroetsch was born to Valentine Poepping and Alma Steil on May 20, 1933 in Strome, Alberta. Her job as a waitress in the Heisler Café drew her to the attention of Delmond Kroetsch. They married July 3, 1951. This union was blessed with six children. They led a busy life with multiple endeavors including coal mining, farming, trucking, school buses, mail routes and caterpillar work. Jeanne was a very ambitious wife, supporting Del in his businesses while she cared for the children, drove one of the school buses, tended a wellkept garden, cooked and baked all kinds of wonderful food, and kept a spotless house and yard. Del and Jeanne began practicing retirement in 1976, and a few years later became fulltime Arizona snowbirds each winter until Del’s passing in 2001. Jeanne enjoyed baking, cooking, knitting, crocheting, bridge, golf and caring for her grandchildren. After the death of Del and her daughter Kathy, Jeanne began to experience symptoms of dementia which by 2008, resulted in her needing assisted living. The disease progressed rapidly until the time of her passing. She spent the past two-and-a-half years at Eastview where she received wonderful attentive care and was as happy as one could be under the circumstances. Jeanne was predeceased by her husband Del; an infant son David; one daughter Kathy; one grandson; her parents; and one brother Norbert. She leaves to mourn her passing four children Randy (Wendy), Ricky Lynn (Nolan) Hoyme, Michelle (Lyle) Albrecht and Pam (Kevin) Dancek; 12 grandchildren Chandra, Jason, D.J., Tyler, Kevin, Shaun, Jacquie, Patricia, Lucas, Joshua, Quinten and Kate; five greatgrandchildren Phillip, Delmond, Madison, Emma and Will; and numerous friends and relatives. “Nanny’s good times were becoming bad times, so it was time for her to say goodbye and go to a better place.” ~ Granddaughter Kate, Age 4 A Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church (5010-48A Avenue, Camrose, AB) with Rev. Larry Pederson as celebrant. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Stollery Children’s Hospital, Bethany Foundation Eastview Unit, Heisler Cemetary Fund, or the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences please visit www.

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Lydia Haselwood who passed away on June 19, 2011 Since Heaven has become your home I sometimes feel I’m so alone, And though we now are far apart You hold a big piece of my heart. I never knew how much I’d grieve When it was time for you to leave, Or just how much my heart would ache From that one fragment you would take. God lets this tender hole remain Reminding me we’ll meet again, And one day all the pain will cease When He restores the missing piece. He’ll turn to joy my every tear, With thoughts of you I hold so dear, It will become my special way To treasure our Reunion Day. Love from your husband, Tom

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Army Cadets end year with ceremonial review By Dan Jensen

The 3068 South Alberta Light Horse Royal Canadian Army Cadets wrapped up a year that was filled with field training, marksmanship, drills, and special trips with their annual ceremonial review and open house at the Camrose Community Centre May 29. "The Cadets were given the opportunity to learn, to experience, and to grow," said Captain Alex Boos. "They made friends, they challenged themselves and each other, and they received first hand knowledge of the training in which members of the Canadian Forces (CF), such as our affiliated unit, the South Alberta Light Horse, participate on a regular basis." Boos said he is proud of the work that the cadets have done in reaching their goals. "The cadets themselves set their goals high. Impressively, many set out to achieve those goals and beyond." The review was conducted by South Alberta Light Horse second in command Major Troy Steele, CD1, who was hand picked by the deputy commander of the National Command Element for the first rotation into Afghanistan, in 2006, to head the deployment of digital tools within the battle space, and to plan and execute all of the deputy commander's convoys. Upon his return to Canada he trained future HQ elements in the use of the new digital command posts, and became a recognized expert in the digital battlefield. In 2009 he was knighted in England as part of the International Templar Movement in recognition of his charitable work locally in the preservation of Alberta history, and internationally in his support of overseas orphanages. The 3068 South Alberta Light Horse Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps was officially stood up on September 1, 2002, after two years of parading as a satellite platoon with 1390 (Red Deer) RCACC. The Corps, which is affiliated with South Alberta Light Horse "B" Squadron, in Edmonton, has been led since 2002 by 2nd Lieutenant Linda Lorente, Lieutenant Cori Boos, Major Bill Hart, CD1, and Captain Alex Boos, CD. The 3068 South Alberta Light Horse Royal Canadian Army Cadets is sponsored by Camrose Branch 57 of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Members of the 3068 South Alberta Light Horse Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps, Camrose, salute Major T. Steele, Regimental Second in Command with the "B" Squadron of Alberta Light Horse, at the Camrose cadet corps' annual ceremonial review, held May 29 at the Camrose Community Centre open house. The Camrose Army Cadets had a busy year in which they made friends, challenged themselves and each other, and received first hand knowledge that members of the Canadian Forces receive.

The most outstanding cadet award was presented to Sgt. K. Scheerschmidt. Making the presentation was Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57 president Gordon Minnes.

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Camrose Spiral to attend World Skipping Championships By Dan Jensen

Myles Bogstie will be wearing Team Canada colours at the World Skipping Championships in Tampa, Florida, this August. The 18-year-old member of the Camrose Spirals qualified for the championships' masters and team competitions with strong performances at the Canadian Skipping Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick, May 18-20. Bogstie was one of seven members of the Camrose Spirals to attend the event. "As an individual he competed as a member of the Spirals but his team was one from Quebec," said Camrose Spirals coach/manager Janine Carroll. The championships were so important to Bogstie that he missed his High School graduation at Bawlf in order to attend. "It was his only chance to qualify for the world's," said Carroll. Bogstie will be flying to Montreal once school is out to join his Quebec teammates in preparation for the world championships, just as he did over the Easter break in preparation for the Canadian. "He'll be staying with the families of the Quebec skippers, at least two of whom speak English," said Carroll. The world skipping championships are held once every two years for athletes who are 15 years of age and over.

Myles Bogstie performs a routine at the Canadian championships.

This year's event is expected to draw more than 1,000 athletes from 25 to 30 countries, including 95 from Canada. "Skipping isn't an Olympic sport so the world championships is the pinnacle," explained Carroll. "To attend and have success at the world's you need to train about 30 hours per week, a time commitment that is similar to the Olympians. For those who have made it to this level it is a full-time job."

Bogstie was happy that his overall score in the masters' competition in Moncton tied him with the athlete who was a six-time Canadian champion, but knows he will be up against some formidable opponents at the world's, some of whom could be three years older than he. Two of the attributes on which he will be counting are a highly competitive nature and willingness to do whatever it takes to win.

"He joined our club when he was in Grade 9, which is testament to the fact that you don't have to start in the sport when you are six years of age to become an elite athlete," said Carroll. "He has worked very hard and is very passionate about the sport. He is skipping all the time." Bogstie's opportunity to compete with the Quebec team for a spot in the world championship came out of a long-standing relationship between that team and the Camrose Spirals. "We had an exchange with that team seven or eight years ago and the connection has continued to this day," explained Carroll. While Bogstie was happy with his own success at the Canadian, he was also thrilled with the success of Camrose Spirals teammates Olivia Mah, Tashina Bogstie, Brock Proctor, Taytem Syrnyk and Kaleigh Taschuk, who won the gold medal in the 15-17 mixed category. The team competed in four speed events – two of which were single rope and two of which were double dutch; and four freestyle events – two of which were single rope and two of which were double dutch. "It was the first year that all of them have been together, but three have been together for several years," said Carroll. The team has hopes of being able to qualify for the world championships in another two years' time. Continued on page 34

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The 2012 GMC Terrain at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC gives you greater fuel efficiency, more broad-shouldered style, more advanced powertrain technology, more up to the minute features, and more warranty protection. "It's a very impressive vehicle," said McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC dealer principal Will McClellan. The GMC Terrain is winner of the Consumers' Digest Best Buy Award and a 2011 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Contemporary design

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Legion support Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital Camrose volunteer coordinator Anna Radchenko and executive director Cherylyn Antymniuk accepted $3,500 from the Camrose branch of the Royal Canadian Legion president Gord Minnes and Poppy Fund chairman Gerry Enger. Last year, the Legion donated $5,800, for a total of $9,300, to help cover the cost of a new warming oven for the emergency room at the hospital. The unit is expected to arrive in a few weeks.

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Martha's Table searches for new lunch location By Murray Green

After 14 years, the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church will no longer be hosting the Martha's Table lunch meals twice a week in Camrose. Volunteers from the church will still be helping at other Martha's Table locations. However, the original home of Martha's Table is stepping aside as hosts to allow other churches an opportunity to house the program in its kitchen. "St. Francis made a choice. After 14 years of hosting Martha's Table twice a week, it was just time for someone else to step up and take their turn," said Neighbor Aid board member Barbara Stokoe. "There are rumours out there that the health department shut down Martha's Table, there are problems between the church and Neighbor Aid or that the maintenance staff at St. Francis are upset at extra work the program imposes," said Pat Hagen, Neighbor Aid Center acting director on behalf of Jo-Ann Tweed. "These rumours are simply not true. It's just a natural progression to change venues and have other churches more involved. " About 21 churches and thousands of volunteers with Martha's Table work hard to provide food for those less fortunate. Every week, many hours are spent preparing soup and sandwiches for those who need a healthy lunch from noon to 1 p.m. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church offered the service twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays, while Camrose United Church host on Wednesdays and Pleasant View Alliance Church on Saturdays. A program that operates twice a month has also started in New Norway for rural people. "Churches in the downtown area are being approached to host one day per week with teams from the 21 churches actually running

the project on a rotational basis," Pat added. St. Andrew's Anglican Church has already committed its facility for a one-year trial basis on Tuesdays, starting on September 4. "We fully appreciate what St. Francis has done. It seemed like since they were doing it, nobody else was going to jump in. We have a responsibility to jump in," said Barbara, who represents St. Andrew's. "I look at this as an opportunity. I look at what St. Francis has done for 14 years, and I realize that it is our turn. We don't have a lot of room in our kitchen for an extra fridge or freezer, but our parish looks at it as our responsibility to help in a program that is valuable in this community. We have to look at purchasing some folding chairs to make it easy for volunteers to set up, instead on moving the heavy chairs we have now." Pat at Neighbor Aid and Barry Stotts of St. Francis were two of the original people involved in starting the program. "We started the program because of the need. However, we honestly didn't think it would last this long," shared Barry. "The biggest thing that this program has done, is bring all of the churches together to provide this service. Our church has had some added expenses because we hosted the lunch for 14 years, but the decision was made because it was time to move on. The volunteers will still be in place. The whole concept was to have all churches involved, regardless of where the program was held." Although each church has enough volunteers, Martha's Table needs another church to host the program on Thursdays starting in September. While St. Francis will stop being hosts at the end of June, the United Church and Pleasant View Alliance Church

Murray Green, Camrose Booster Shirley Johansen and Dave Weaver, along with Steven Heisler, transport food items from the Neighbor Aid Center to Martha's Table at the Camrose United Church each week.

will continue throughout the summer months. "We are hoping that by getting the word out now, that we can have another church in place by September," said Carol Cherry, who represents Messiah Lutheran Church on the Neighbor Aid board. "People are away during the summer, so it is too hard to get everything in place until September." The program is more than about food. "Martha's Table provides two things. It allows people to have a lunch that they may not normally have access to, and it is a social outing," added Barry.

"It is a gathering place, a place to go for them to communicate with others." The program has never had a problem with the lack of volunteers. "It has worked unbelievably and some people have helped for 14 years from several churches. We may have different philosophies, but members of 21 different churches come together to make this program successful," added Barry. Two hard working volunteers, JoAnn Stang and Eugenie Player, are responsible for coordinating the volunteers four times a week. "JoAnn has been really

strong in her way of not asking, but telling people that they can do this in a positive way," explained Helen Trombley, a volunteer from St. Francis. "She has to make sure each church has everybody in place. We have never been short of workers. She also works hard, as well as delegates." Pat said that Eugenie hasn't been there as long, but she brings wonderful enthusiasm to the program. If a church is interested in hosting Martha's Table on Thursdays, they can contact Neighbor Aid at 780-679-3220 for more details.

Camrose bands receive top marks in Red Deer By Dan Jensen

It was a clean sweep for Camrose. The Camrose Grade 5/6 beginner honours band, the Charlie Killam Grade 7 concert band and the Charlie Killam Grade 8 concert received ratings of superior from adjudicators at the Alberta Band Association's Festival of Bands in Red Deer last month. "The fact that they were able to get the top mark really speaks to the musicianship of these students," said Charlie Killam band instructor Bob Bailey. "It is hard enough to get one rating of superior in a year, let alone three." The Camrose Grades 5/6 beginner honours band was the only band in its class to receive the mark of superior. "They put in a lot of work after the Camrose and District Music Festival in April," said Bailey. "They were meeting almost every day for two straight weeks, once at Camrose Composite High School, to get ready." The Camrose Grades 5/6 beginner honours band is comprised of students from Chester Ronning, Jack Stuart, Sparling and Ecole Sifton Schools who are

Members of the Charlie Killam Grade 9 band perform at an outdoor concert in Banff June 7.

interested in choosing band as an option in Grade 7. "The students are referred by their band teachers based on their playing ability but also their attitude, effort and motivation," said Bailey. "Students work on the repertoire for the group in

their own band classes with their individual teachers, but much of the polishing and fine tuning is done in extra-curricular activities after school with myself, Tom Spila and Norm Skretting." The Charlie Killam Grade 7 and Grades 8/9 bands were

able to squeeze in extra rehearsals after the Camrose festival before school or during extended classes. Bands attending the Festival of Bands are graded by adjudicators on their tone, quality intonation (tuning), technique,

musicality and interpretation of the music they are playing. "They are asked to perform three pieces, one from a test list, one a director's choice and one a concert march," said Bailey. "From there they go on to another part which involves scales and rhythm tests for the Grades 5/6 and Grade 7 bands, and a sight reading test for the Grade 8 and 9 bands." As far as challenges go, the sight reading test might be the toughest. "They are given a brand new piece of music they have never seen before and are able to hear me talk about it for five minutes," said Bailey. "They can't practice it, they can just look at it, then play it right through, which in this case they did very well." Bailey has directed bands to superior awards at the provincial festival many times in his 29 years as a teacher at Charlie Killam. "We have had a pretty good track record but it has always been the result of a lot of hard work," said Bailey. "We are thankful that the Battle River School Division and Charlie Killam are supporting the fine arts and music."

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Watching deputy mayor Ray McIsaac proclaim June as Stroke and Brain Injury Awareness Month in Camrose were: (left to right) Sandra McLay, Heather Hillis and Kim Fischbach. Stroke is an emergency and a brain attack which can happen to anyone at any time regardless of race, gender or age. Statistics show that there are 50,000 new Canadian stroke victims every year, and that there are approximately 350,000 Canadians who are living with the effects of stroke. Those who give to the Heart and Stroke Foundation help to improve outcomes for stroke survivors and give them longer, fuller lives. By Dan Jensen

The Camrose Stroke Recovery Association celebrated its first anniversary with a barbecue at the Camrose Fire Station June 14. The association provides support and encouragement to those who are recovering from a stroke. Meetings are held at the Camrose Fire Hall, 201 Mount Pleasant Drive, the second Thursday of each month beginning at 12 noon. "We've grown from the time we started," said Camrose Stroke Recovery Association peer support facilitator Sandra McLay. "We have had some drop out but we have added new members as well." Members have had the opportunity to hear from guest speakers, as well as take part in activities which have ranged from golfing to attending the corn maze. "We stress the importance of staying mobile," said McLay. "We

tell people if they don't use it they will lose it." Alberta Health Services recreational therapist Heather Hillis said it is important for those who have suffered a stroke to get back into the things they enjoyed doing before after the period of acute care, rehabilitation and community integration. "Often they feel limited and have a hard time re-integrating into the things they once enjoyed doing," she said. "It can be isolating and depressing and they feel alone." The Camrose Stroke Recovery Association was initiated as a pilot project by the Alberta Provincial Stroke Strategy. "We knew there had been a lot of work done here in Camrose but that there was not a peer led group, so we put an advertisement in the paper to see if anyone was interested in being a part of this and it was answered by Sandra," said Hillis. McLay, who had a massive stroke five years ago, said the

stroke has helped her get the information she needs in her recovery, and to see that she is not alone with her struggles. "I have seen that there are others who are in a worse situation than I," she said. The motto of the Camrose and Area Stroke Recovery Association is "reaching out a helping hand, one survivor to another." "We're stroke survivors supporting other stroke survivors in Camrose and area," states the association's promotional brochure. "Giving others an opportunity to gain information on therapies, financial issues, driving after stroke, caregiver support and recreation and to meet and socialize with others who have also had a stroke." More information about the Camrose and Area Stroke Recovery Association is available from Sandra at 780-608-6141, Brenda at 780-672-6426 or Kim at 780608-1909.

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WEDDING SHOWER FOR CORY YUHA AND KERRI HERDER on Tuesday, June 26, Bawlf Lutheran Church, 7:00 p.m. Ladies please bring lunch. LOOKING FOR A SUMMER CAMP? – Try Bar Harbour Camp, just outside Stettler on Buffalo Lake. Camps for ages 6 - 17. Accredited. Good fun, good friends, good food. Email: or go to 50TH ANNIVERSARY FOR BEN AND HERTA HEISE at Messiah Lutheran Church on June 30 from 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friends, please accept this as your personal invitation. No gifts or cards.


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FEMALE DIRECTOR, LIFEGUARD, COOK AND ASSISTANT COOK NEEDED for Alberta’s only all-girl summer camp on beautiful Pigeon Lake. Have an awesome summer with us! We pay top wages for excellent staff! Director starts from home last week of June, then all staff come to camp from July 2 to mid-August. Visit to apply.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS – Please take note of the passing of Faron Lee Belcourt of Camrose, Alberta on June 10, 2012. For further information, contact Chad Barore, 780-226-9075.

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WE, THE FAMILY OF ERVEN SOCH, would like to thank the nurses of the third floor unit of St. Mary’s Hospital for the care he received during his stay. We would also like to thank Home Care nurse, Sandy, and a special thank you to Rev. Jim Appleby for a wonderful service. – Adoline, Darrell and Gordon Soch THE NOR D ST ROM FAMILY would like to thank Burgar Funeral Home, Camrose Home Care team, Camrose United Church, Rev. Mary Ann Pastuck and friends of the family for their support on the passing of Eileen Nordstrom. We would also like to thank those who donated to the Alberta Cancer Society and STARS ambulance. ALICE AND FAMILIES would like to express their thanks for the kind words, prayers, food and donations made in honour of our husband, father and grandfather, George Patrick Smith. A special thank you to the Bashaw Long Term Care Centre for the loving and wonderful care that Pat received. Thank you Cam Parker for your guidance and compassion. – Alice Smith and family THE FAMILY OF THE LATE ALBERT A. NORDSTROM of Camrose would like to thank everyone for their expressions of kindness shown to the family at the time of Dad’s passing. Thank you for the many sympathy cards, memorial contributions, flowers and phone calls. A special thanks to the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital, Pastor Joshua Goetz for conducting the service, the Mennonite Choir, the pallbearers, to John Person and staff at Burgar Funeral Home for handling the arrangements and to the ladies of the Moose Hall for making lunch. Also, a very special thank you to the staff at Bethany Meadows (Willow Cottage) for the loving care they gave Dad.

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HELP WANTED ARE YOU AN ENERGETIC CAREGIVER interested in playing an integral role in the development of three children? We may have an opportunity for you. We are looking for a live-out caregiver to provide excellent care, fun-filled activities and a nurturing learning environment. In addition, we are looking for your assistance with housekeeping duties and meal preparation. We are a supportive employer paying a competitive wage and are seeking a caregiver with a valid driver’s license. For more information contact us at 780-678-0603 or email at PART-TIME WASH ATTENDANT required. Apply Camrose Auto Shine, 5222-51 Ave., Camrose. ESTABLISHED MANUFACTURING COMPANY looking for a delivery and pick-up driver. Clean Class 5 license required. Deliveries to/from Red Deer, Calgary, Edmonton, Stettler with 3-ton deck truck. Excellent benefit package. Please send resumé to: CLASS 1 DRIVERS with end-dump experience and Class 3 drivers for corral cleaning. Fax resumé and driver’s abstract to 780-582-2365. Call Liz, 780582-2260, for more information. FOWL PLAY POULTRY LOADERS of Ferintosh, AB is looking for someone to come help us run our poultry loading business. Successful candidate will have a Class 1 license with reasonably clean driver abstract, some mechanical knowledge, forklift/skid steer experience and dispatch skills would be a great asset. We work at night but home every day and weekends off. Salary competitive and negotiable. Mature, responsible, SERIOUS individuals only please. Fax resumé to 780-877-0119 or call 780877-2119.

GREYSEN ENTERPRISES Bathroom/Kitchen Renos Basement Developments Door/Window/Exterior Upgrades Insured Journeyman Carpenter Call 780-678-4491 or email: for free consultation

WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-608-7917, 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 ACCESS CONSCIOUSNESS – “All of life comes to me with ease, joy and glory”. 20 min. free consultation. Call Gita at 780243-2445.

CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695 EXECUTIVE SUITE – Well maintained, quiet adult building. Two bedrooms, five appliances, spacious. Ph. 780-608-3131. ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIAL AT GRAND PARK VILLAGE – Large one and two bedroom suites starting at $650 for one bedroom and $700 for two bedrooms. Hurry! Deals like this won’t last. Call today for a viewing, 780-281-0426 MULTI-USE COMMERCIAL SPACE, MAIN STREET – Second floor, elevator access. 600 sq. ft. available June 1. (Previous tenant massage therapist.) $650/mo. includes utilities. Ph. 780679-5085 or 780-679-3555. 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 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. THREE + ONE BEDROOM HOUSE – Seven appliances, 2.5 baths, attached double garage. No pets. References required. $1,550/mo. Available July 1. Ph. 780-781-0805.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) FARM BUILDING FOR RENT – 38’ x 42’ steel quonset, Duhamel area. 780-476-0546. OFFICE SPACE in Camrose business centre. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629. LOT RENTALS AVAILABLE – Move-in incentive offered. Call Camrose Mobile Home Park, 780672-2396. IMMACULATELY MAINTAINED – Quiet, friendly, secure ALL SENIORS apt. building. N/S, N/P, across from Rosehaven (Southview Manor, 5320-47 Ave., Camrose). Sunny south-facing second floor two-bedroom, recently painted w/large walk-in storage closet and balcony. Available starting July. Rent/DD $725. Includes heat, water, laundry room, parking stall. Contact Barb in building at 780-608-2011. 1500 SQ. FT. TWO-STOREY HOME – Three bedrooms, two baths, fully developed, new area in Camrose. $1,450 plus utilities, $1,450 DD. Available Aug. 1. Ph. 780-387-0788. 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 - MOVE IN IN JUNE AND $AVE 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji PET FRIENDLY, NEWER TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT – $995/mo. Call 780781-2274. NEWER TWO-BEDROOM, 2.5 bath three-storey duplex w/ attached garage close to university. Available immediately. Ph. John, 780-608-7386. NEWER TWO-BEDROOM FOUR-PLEX – Includes all appliances. Available Aug. 1. $850/mo. John, 780-608-7386.

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 immediately. 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 $695 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. ENJOY THE SPACE $795 - $895 for these huge threebedroom units which give you lots of room to enjoy your time at home. Lower and main floor units from which to choose. Newly renovated with fresh paint and flooring, large living room with a kitchen just steps away. Fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer, dryer, parking stall. Sorry, no pets, no smoking. Available immediately. For information and pictures on these properties and others, please visit or call 780-679-0002 to arrange a viewing.

1,800 SQ. FT. FIVE-BEDROOM HOME FOR RENT – Attached garage, newly renovated, clean, close to schools and shopping, $1,600/mo. Ph. 780-678-6163. 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.

1986 CASE 4894 – PTO, 8,400 hrs., 14’ Degelman blade, had since new, $33,000. Ph. 780-679-8784. HAY EQUIPMENT – 2008 JD 568 round baler, 3,229 bales, net wrap, bale-trak monitor, big tires, hyd. push bar, mega tooth wide pickup, $34,900 obo; 2007 JD MoCo 13 ft. discbine, hyd. tilt, hyd. swing, swivel drawbar, impeller, low acres, $24,900 obo. Both in excellent condition, always shedded. Ph. 780855-2482 or 780-608-4493.

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.

HOUSEHOLD MISCELLANEOUS KIDS’ BLACK LEATHER LOVESEAT – Like new, $100. 780-672-7649. TWO 39 IN. WHITE/BRASS HEADBOARDS – Like new, $30 obo. 780-855-0008.

SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 32 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs

PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858. JOHN DEERE L110 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/42” deck; ONAN 24 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; JOHN DEERE SABRE 15.5 HP HYDROSTATIC tractor w/38” deck; DIXON 10 HP zero-turn rider w/33” cut; ARIENS 9 HP s/p 36” sidewalk sweeper; TROY-BILT 6 HP e/s rear tine tiller, (excellent condition); Assorted push mowers, tillers, weed eaters, generators, chainsaws HOMELITE 5500 WATT e/s generator. Phone 780-672-7649. COMMERCIAL (LIQUID AIR) oxy/acetylene torch kit and attachments (brazing tips and heating nozzle), $350; Drill Press: 3/4 hp variable speed 24”, $90; 7/9” HD Metal Angle Grinder, $75. Ph. 780781-1719. YARDWORKS LAWN MOWER – 14” electric, $75 obo. Ph. 780-781-3420. MEN’S RH GOLF CLUBS – Full set, w/bag, cart, $50. 780672-6735.

NEW SLIDING GLASS SHOWER DOORS – 60” w x 58” h, $75 obo. Ph. 780-855-0008.

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.

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

Norsemen Brewing Company brewers Ryan Stang, left, Sean Willms and Lynn Clark share the second place award.

Norsemen Brewing earns second place By Murray Green

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The Norsemen Inn will be serving award winning beer this weekend. The Norsemen Brewing Company released its first samples of the newly crafted Summer Solstice beer at the East Kootenay Beer Festival in the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort on June 15 to 17. The local brewing company won second place out of over 60 different beers that were entered. The festival was made up of 16 different breweries that

were from B.C., Alberta and the Yukon. "Our award winning beer is the Summer Solstice that we have brewed as a seasonal and the release of this beer will be this coming weekend, June 21, 22 and 23," said owner Sean Willms. "This beer is only available for a short time. We only brewed 600 liters of the Solstice." There were over 400 people that attended the festival. "We are very proud to be known as an award winning brewery."

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Employment Opportunity COMMUNITY PEACE OFFICER Camrose County is located approximately 60 minutes south east of Edmonton, Alberta and is predominantly an agriculture area with oil and gas activity. We are seeking a motivated person for the position of a permanent full-time Community Peace Officer I. JOB DESCRIPTION The Community Peace Officer will work in a team environment along with two other Peace Officers, reporting to the senior CPO. The successful candidate will be responsible for enforcing municipal bylaws and Provincial Statutes as approved by Alberta Justice, responding to complaints, conducting vehicle patrols within Camrose County, liaising with other enforcement agencies within the County, monitoring road hauling permits and oilfield activity, fire guardian and permit enforcement, land use enforcement, monitoring development and overseeing compliance initiatives and completing court briefs and court files as required. This position will also incorporate shift work, including evenings, weekends and statutory holidays and is based on a 35 hour work week. The successful candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications: • excellent organization, oral and written communication skills • knowledge and experience in rural Bylaw Enforcement, Provincial Legislation, Commercial Vehicle Weight Enforcement and Traffic Enforcement • prior rural policing experience • currently have/able to obtain an appointment by the Alberta Solicitor General as a Community Peace Officer • successful completion of the PARE fitness test within the prescribed time (4:45) within the past 6 months • diploma in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice or a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a related field • be proficient with MOVES and Microsoft Office computer programs • possess a valid class 5 operator’s license • Standard First Aid As a condition of employment, the candidate must provide a RCMP security clearance, drivers abstract and successfully complete an Enhanced Security/Reliability screening. The ideal candidate will have specialized training in radar, laser, the use of a defense baton, O.C. spray, commercial vehicle enforcement, CVSA and Transportation of Dangerous Goods and a working knowledge of Alberta Provincial Statutes. This position offers a current salary range of $62,838 to $79,603 and is based on a 35 hour work week. Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefit plan including Local Authorities Pension Plan is included. Closing date for this position will be July 3, 2012 by 12:00 noon. All applicants are thanked for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Resumés and references should be forwarded to CPO Mike Kuzio at the following address: Camrose County, Protective Services 3755-43 Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 3S8 Email: Fax: 780-678-3071

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Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and advisory Firm providing accounting, audit, tax and advisory services to private and public organizations with offices across Canada.

Full-time CA Articling Student Our Camrose location is looking for a reliable, organized and selfmotivated individual to join our growing office in the capacity of a CA Articling Student. We work hard to ensure that your transition from school to work is an enriching and positive experience. We offer extensive training and support to help you obtain your CA designation, as well as throughout all aspects of your career. Each CA candidate has access to support to complete the CASB program as well as the UFE. We also provide opportunities to work with, and learn from, senior professionals inside the firm, including partners. We also offer best in class management skills and leadership development opportunities to support our people as they advance along their chosen career path. Requirements: • Currently completing or completed a University business program with accounting major • Interest in enrolling in CASB and pursuing the CA designation within public practice Visit our website at to find out more and to apply online.

An instinct for growth™

Grant Thornton LLP is a leading Canadian accounting and advisory Firm providing accounting, audit, tax and advisory services to private and public organizations with offices across Canada.

Full-time Senior Accountant Our Camrose location is looking for a reliable, organized and selfmotivated individual to join our growing office in the capacity of a Senior Accountant. Key responsibilities include: • Assisting with the planning of assignments. • Preparing year-end financial statements, tax returns, and working paper files for complex corporate engagements. • Communicating with Partners and Managers, to ensure client expectations are anticipated and managed. • Preparation of personal tax returns for a variety of clients. • Provide feedback to junior employees to improve performance on subsequent engagements. Requirements: Completion of a professional accounting designation. Two years of public practice experience, in owner managed business. Experience in Caseware/Caseview software and audit would be an asset. Visit our website at to find out more and to apply online.

MS Bike Tour rolls through Camrose More than 1,900 cyclists rode 185 kilometres in the MS Bike Tour on June 9 and 10 from Leduc to Camrose and back to the start line. Bikers stayed overnight at the Camrose Regional Exhibition grounds and celebrated the half way point with a supper and dance. The fundraising goal for this year is $1.8 million, which is used to provide programs and services for people with MS in the Capital Region and also fund critical MS research into new treatments and a cure.


Camrose Kodiaks Business Bonanza By Dan Jensen

Camrose businesses have been given a few more reasons to purchase Camrose Kodiaks season tickets. Those who purchase their tickets before July 15 will be entered into two draws: one for two tickets to the 2012 Big Valley Jamboree and one for a TV or iPad/tablet. The deadline doesn't apply for the other prizes available to be won. "We're offering 18 tickets for a sky suite (plus extra tickets in section Z), a postgame visit to the Camrose Kodiaks' dressing room where business representatives will be able to meet and greet players and ask questions of the coaching staff, and a chance to participate in team-building with the Kodiaks," said Camrose Kodiaks' assistant general manager Darcy Steen. Team building may consist of a one-hour game of ice hockey, floor hockey, softball, soccer or basketball with members of the Kodiaks. Camrose Kodiaks' season ticket holders receive guaranteed seats for all 29 games of the 2012-13 season, the first right of acceptance on seats for any playoff games, and fifteen per cent discounts on any items purchased at the Kodiaks' Bear Den, the team's souvenir store. Unused tickets may be exchanged at the box office for any regular season game. A select number of sponsorship opportunities are still available for the Camrose Kodiaks' 2012-13 season. A sole game day sponsorship, for $1,000 includes company images on the big screen in EnCana Arena throughout the specific game the company is sponsoring, 20 tickets to that game, and the company name on the back of one white and one black Camrose Kodiaks' player jersey throughout the 2012-13 season. A split game day sponsorship for $500 includes company images, shared on the big screen in EnCana Arena throughout the specific game the company is sponsoring, ten tickets to that game, and the company name on the back of one white and one black Camrose Kodiaks' jersey throughout the 2012-13 season. The Camrose Kodiaks are five-time Alberta Junior Hockey League champions and five-time Doyle Cup champions. The team won national silver medals in 2003, 2005 and 2008, and the national championship in 2001.

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EI changes will help small businesses fill job vacancies The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) welcomed the announcement by Human Resources and Skills Development Minister Diane Finley regarding changes to Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) system. “Since the recession, skills and labour shortages have reemerged as a major concern for Canada’s small business community,” said CFIB president Catherine Swift. “We believe the changes to defining suitable employment, based on how frequently EI is claimed, will help to remove disincentives to work and hopefully make it easier for small firms to find the people they need.” In the first quarter of 2012, 46 per cent of small firms reported difficulties in finding the staff they need to put their products or services to market. “The shortage of qualified labour is a problem for small businesses across the country – not just in Western Canada,” Swift added. “While the concern is highest in Saskatchewan, over half of our members in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec reported problems finding people.” CFIB will monitor the implementation of these changes closely to ensure they have a meaningful impact in encouraging EI recipients back to work while reflecting the realities of seasonal industries. The fact that many of these changes will be left to the discretion of EI staff to determine if claimants are following the rules may prove to be problematic. “Under the current system, 22 per cent of small business owners said they had difficulty hiring as potential workers would rather stay on EI benefits and another 16 per cent said they had been asked by an employee to lay them off to allow them to collect benefits,” said Swift. “Employers agree that EI should be there for those who lose a job through no fault of their own, but do not accept that the system should be used as some form of paid vacation or ongoing lifestyle for those who choose not to work. Today’s changes are a small step to return some balance to the system.” As Canada’s largest association of small- and medium-sized businesses, CFIB is Powered by Entrepreneurs™. Established in 1971, CFIB takes direction from more than 109,000 members in every sector nationwide, giving independent business a strong and influential voice at all levels of government and helping to grow the economy.


Your “Style” of Career Are you self-motivated? Do you want to advance your career, work in a professional salon? Are you willing to continually learn new skills and techniques? Do you enjoy meeting new people and staying on top of the latest trends in hair care and fashion? If so Evolve is for you! We are currently looking for a:

Licensed Stylist Drop off your resume in person to Evolve Style Counsel, 4910-50 Street, Camrose

4910-50 Street, Camrose 780-672-1800

Thor Agencies Tofield, Alberta ~ requires a full-time

Insurance Broker Experience an asset, but will train.

Bayou Perma-Pipe Canada Ltd. is a joint venture between The Bayou Companies Inc. (Bayou) and Perma-Pipe Inc.; a pipe coating and insulation facility located in Camrose, Alberta. We are currently recruiting for the position of

THIRD OR FOURTH YEAR APPRENTICE HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC OR APPRENTICE AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC Responsibilities: • Maintenance, service and inspection of equipment to detect faults and malfunctions • Determine the extent of the required repair • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts • Test repaired equipment for proper performance • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot construction equipment • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work • Maintains a safe and clean work environment • Willingness to work overtime when required Qualifications: • High School Diploma or equivalent • Currently enrolled in a interprovincial certification as a Heavy Duty Mechanic or Automotive Mechanic If you are looking for a stable, positive work environment with an excellent benefit package, please forward your resume to: BPPC, Ltd. 5233-39 Street Camrose, AB T4V 4R5 Fax: 877-208-9942 Email: We thank you for your interest in joining the BPPC team; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Also an

Alberta Registry Agent Experience an asset, but will train. This position includes general office duties and registry services. Mail resumés to: Thor Agencies Box 299, Tofield, AB T0B 4J0 Email resumés to: Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted.

The Village of Bittern Lake is accepting applications for a

SUMMER STUDENT Qualifications / Job Information Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., July and August Duties: cutting grass, picking up garbage, steam cleaning carpets, cleaning work spaces and other duties as required and deemed necessary by Public Works Foreman and CAO. Driving Learner’s Permit is a requirement, Driver’s License is preferred. Applicants must have the ability to work unsupervised, and the maturity / skills to operate equipment safely. Applications will be accepted at the Village office. Application deadline: June 26, 2012 Fax: 780-679-2353 Email:


Client Development Staff Centra Cam is conducting a search to fill the position of Client Development Staff. An opportunity exists for an energetic individual to assist adults with developmental disabilities on a daily basis. Responsibilities include providing support and assisting clients with developing work and life related skills. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Rehabilitation diploma is desired 2. Good verbal and written communication skills are required 3. Behaviour management skills are an asset 4. Experience working with people an asset REQUIREMENTS: 1. A reliable vehicle is necessary for daily use 2. A Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Section is required Wages: Depending on qualifications, formal education and experience (7.5 hours/day) Please submit your resumé to Jackie Lindberg no later than June 29, 2012 Centra Cam Vocational Training Association c/o Jackie Lindberg, Cove Coordinator Box 1443, 5502-46 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1X4 Fax 780-672-0534 Email

ASSISTANT REQUIRED Must be reliable and have excellent people skills. Duties include reception, cleaning and sink work. Experience an asset but not necessary. Will train suitable applicant. Drop off resumé at 4704D-49 Avenue, Camrose.

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

Industrial Painters, Labourers, Electrical Technicians and Welders (Journeyman or Apprentice) Our company has an enthusiastic, fast-paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Please forward resumé to: or fax 403-742-1905

Inspirations is expanding – looking for

Hair Stylists and Estheticians Please drop resumés off at downtown location 4980-50 Street, Camrose

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We are hiring for

Big Valley Jamboree 2012

CRE Catering Services is looking for talented, friendly individuals to join our catering team for Big Valley, August 2-4, 2012. Experience preferred, but not necessary. We offer a fun, friendly atmosphere and flexibility. If you are looking for a little something to fill in time - we have the job for you.

NOW HIRING for the following positions:

Kitchen Staff


Concession Staff

Candidates must be: • Able to multi-task • Friendly and outgoing • Willing to learn • Able to work under pressure • Customer service oriented • Flexible • Responsible and dependable • Able to work all 4 days, any shift Please submit your resume to the Camrose Regional Exhibition, Attention: Paula. By Email: Mail: 4250 Exhibition Drive Camrose, AB. T4V 4Z8 Fax: 780-672-8149

No phone calls please Please note: Only successful candidates will be notified

Part-time Employment Opportunity at

Bayou Perma-Pipe Canada Ltd. is a joint venture between The Bayou Companies Inc. (Bayou) and Perma-Pipe Inc., a pipe coating and insulation facility located in Camrose, Alberta. We are currently recruiting for the position of:

SHIFT HSE ASSISTANT The Shift HSE Assistant will provide support to the plant HSE Manager to meet and comply with Alberta OH&S Legislation and provide onsite safety support as required. RESPONSIBILITIES • Identifying and correcting potential environment, health and safety hazards • Day-to-day coordination and administration of health and safety program • Assist with safety inspections, audits and surveys, accident and near miss investigations, written site specific safety plans for projects, and regulatory compliance (WCB and OH&S) • Perform employee training, recommend and/or create safety policies and procedures, handle new hires’ safety paperwork, assign individuals for outside safety training • Work and communicate with all levels of the company • Must have current First Aid and CPR tickets SKILLS • Basic knowledge of WCB regulations and OH&S Legislation • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Power Point • Strong Ability to communicate effectively and multitask • Team player with positive attitude and good interpersonal skills • Conflict resolution skills and problem solving ability • Good verbal and written communications; strong presentation skills • Exceptional listening skills • Ability to work both day and night shifts Please submit your resumé and salary expectations referencing Shift HSE Assistant to: Fax 877-208-9942

Weekdays, Evenings and Weekends Bayou Perma-Pipe Canada Ltd., a joint venture between The Bayou Companies Inc. (Bayou) and Perma-Pipe Inc., is a pipe coating and insulation facility located in Camrose, Alberta. We are currently recruiting full-time:

FORK LIFT/EQUIPMENT OPERATORS GENERAL LABOURERS (PLANT AND YARD) These positions are ideally suited for reliable, dependable and physically fit individuals who are willing to work as part of a team. Individuals must be willing and able to work shift work and nights. We offer competitive wages, RRSP and benefit package. Please submit your resumé to: BPPC Ltd. 5233-39 Street Camrose, AB T4V 4R5 Fax 1-877-208-9942

SALES CLERKS Duties: Cashier, Customer Service, Inventory, and more We are looking for team players who can work independantly and are in good physical condition. Successful applicants must be friendly, outgoing and neat in appearance. Salary will be based on experience. Please forward your resumé with references… Deliver 6520-48 Avenue Camrose, Alberta Email Fax 780-672-2394

We thank you for your interest in joining the BPPC team; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

required for our very busy Leisure Products Dealership We’re Camrose’s busiest snowmobile, boat, ATV, and motorcycle shop. If you have experience and a passion for leisure products, we’re offering a full-time position with varying duties. You’d be responsible for assisting at our parts counter and also spending time on our sales floor assisting clients make purchase decisions. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., daily, and shifts on Saturday. We’ll supply the training you’ll need to excel at our family-owned and operated business. Positive atmosphere – no nonsense kind of business. We welcome your resumé in person or by fax to 780-672-2827.

4746-41 Street, Camrose – 780-672-9127

Employment Opportunity We have an immediate opening for a

Transfer Site Operator This is a permanent part-time position and requires working Monday and Wednesday evenings, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Kingman Transfer Site. Interested applicants can forward a resumé or application to:



We thank you for your interest in joining the BPPC team; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Well established Nisku based Utility Construction Company is looking to fill the following positions for work in the Camrose, Red Deer and Edmonton area: • Field Supervisors (Experienced Utility Installations) • Backhoe Operators • Gas Fitters (Subcontractors Welcome) • Fusers • Directional Drillers and Locators • Hydro-Vac Operators • Labourers • B-Pressure Welders Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license and transportation.

Please fax resumé to 780-955-1096

Paul King, P.Ag. Manager, Agricultural and Environmental Services Camrose County 4728-41 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 0Z6 780-672-4765 Email This position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found. This position falls under the collective agreement between the IUOE Local 955 and Camrose County

Part-time position available

Customer Service Representative Banking experience would be an asset Drop off resumé, attn. Kathy Hall, or fax to 780-679-5124 4888-50 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-7795

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN PUBLIC WORKSHOP June 27, 2012 ~ 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Edgeworth Centre Lounge This workshop will provide individuals, groups and organizations with the opportunity to participate in the City of Camrose Economic Development Plan. Please RSVP to Ray Telford at or call 780-678-3025.


NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMITS ISSUED Take notice that the following Development Permits for the proposed uses listed below have been approved by the City of Camrose Development Authority, under the provision of Bylaw #2567/07, the Land Use Bylaw of the City of Camrose. The development permits have been approved SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD. Any person wishing to appeal an approval may do so by serving a written notice of appeal and the REQUIRED FEE to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose (Telephone: 780-672-4426) within 14 days after the date of this notice. Further information regarding these Development Permits may be obtained from the City of Camrose Development Services, Lower Floor, Mirror Lake Centre, during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday (telephone: 780-678-3044). Permit # DP3612 DP3614 A-09-12 A-10-12 A-11-12

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TOILET REBATE PROGRAM To encourage water conservation, the City of Camrose is offering a $70 toilet rebate when you replace your old toilet with a low flow model. The toilet is one of the largest water consuming appliances, attributing to nearly 30% of total indoor water use in residential homes and up to 45% in some businesses or institutions. This program is offered to anyone with a water account with the City of Camrose including residents, businesses, and institutions who apply within the determined time frame. Conditions apply in order to qualify for this program. The rebate is $70 for one toilet; and a 25% rebate for the cost of each additional toilet (up to a maximum of $50 per toilet). To apply: 1. Complete a toilet rebate application form. 2. Provide the original receipt of purchase of new, approved low-flow toilet(s). (Will be returned with rebate.) 3. Provide pictures of the toilet/bathroom, before and after installation. 4. Provide evidence that the old toilet was made non-functional. For an application form and the full list of conditions, please visit: City Hall (5204-50 Avenue, Camrose) Mirror Lake Centre (5415-49 Avenue, Camrose) Phone: 780-672-4428

The City of Camrose must receive the application by September 28, 2012. All other items (original receipt, before and after photos, and proof the old toilet was made unusable) must be received by October 31, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Limited funding is available; rebates will be approved as funding is available based on satisfied applications and conditions.

TENNIS COURT RESURFACING We canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t help your tennis serve, but we can provide a better surface for your game! We are resurfacing the Rudy Swanson Park tennis courts to provide tennis players with a better bounce. In order to do this, the courts will be closed from Monday, June 18 and re-opening on Friday, July 6. Tennis Court facilities at Camrose Composite High School remain open and available for public use.

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Cheryl Smith reappointed vice president of ASBA Diane Hutchinson, Communications, BRSD

Battle River School Division is very pleased to announce the reappointment of local school board trustee Cheryl Smith to the position of vice president of the Alberta School Boards Association. Smith was first elected to the position of Vice President in the fall of 2010 and was re-appointed for a second 18-month term during the ASBAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spring conference, held June 3 to 5. During her first term, Smith chaired the Alberta School Boards Associationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Policy Development Advisory committee, ASBAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Transformation Task Force and most recently, its political action initiative, A Day for Education, prior to the provincial election. As trustee for the City of Camrose, in the midst of a rural school division, Smith is uniquely aware of both small city and small town issues. Having travelled the prov-

ince over the past 18 months, she has also gained an understanding of the challenges faced in urban and metro areas, giving her a broad view of education in the province of Alberta. Smith believes â&#x20AC;&#x153;the coming term will be a challenging and exciting time for ASBA, and all education stakeholders, as we work together to continue the transformation of education, attempt to ensure labour peace in our schools, and bring years of input and public consultation to fruition within a new Education Act. Both local school boards and the ASBA have vitally important roles to play in moving education forward in our province.â&#x20AC;? Smith is in her third term as a BRSD school board trustee and has been Chair for the last five years. Smith continues to champion equity and inclusion, believing that all children deserve the opportunity to shine and be successful in school.

Smith believes her coming term as ASBA vice president will be exciting and challenging.

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BIRTHS To Meghan and Rodney Willier, of Camrose, on June 6, a son. To Lindsay Meadahl and Kenny Berglund, of Edberg, on June 9, a son. To Katie and Greg Arends, of Camrose, on June 10, a daughter.

DEATHS Thomas Belka, of Camrose, on June 7, at 64 years of age. James "Chic" Olstead, of Camrose, on June 10, at 86 years of age. Faron Lee Belcourt, of Camrose, on June 10, at 49 years of age. Jeanne Kroetsch, of Camrose, on June 12, at 79 years of age. Victor Schierman, of Bashaw, on June 15, at 97 years of age. Larry Marco, of Edmonton, on June 15, at 63 years of age.

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TENDERS FOR BATTLE RIVER SCHOOL DIVISION – ENVELOP UPGRADES CHARLIE KILLAM SCHOOL, HOLDEN SCHOOL, RYLEY SCHOOL Sealed Tenders for the Battle River School Division – Envelop Upgrades: Charlie Killam School, Camrose, AB; Holden School, Holden, AB; Ryley School, Ryley, AB will be received until 14:00 hours, Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at the offices of The Workun Garrick Partnership Architecture and Interior Design Inc., Suite 1200, 10117 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1W8. A public opening of the tenders is scheduled for 14:05 hours, of the same day, in the boardroom of The Workun Garrick Partnership Architecture and Interior Design Inc. The general scope of work included in the project is as follows: Exterior building envelop upgrades to Charlie Killam School, Holden School and Ryley School Plans and specifications may be obtained upon the deposit of a $200.00 cheque per set by General Contractors at the offices of The Workun Garrick Partnership Architecture and Interior Design Inc., Suite 1200, 10117 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1W8 on or after 14:00 hours on Thursday, June 7, 2012. Those contractors that are members of the Plan Deposit Guarantee Program in Edmonton do not require a deposit cheque. Tenders shall be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Base Bid submitted and a “Consent of Surety”. In addition, the successful contractor will be required to provide a Performance Bond and a Labour and Materials Payment bond, both in the amount of fifty percent (50%) of their tender quotation. The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. Mr. Percy Roberts Director of Operations and Maintenance Battle River School Division No. 31 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0L3

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WorleyParsonsCord offers extensive experience in field construction, module fabrication and assembly in the energy industry across Western Canada. Operating in a fully integrated EPC environment or as a stand-alone general construction contractor, WorleyParsonsCord’s track record in oil and gas transmission, gas processing, petrochemicals, power generation and heavy oil sectors is unrivaled. WorleyParsonsCord is currently hiring for the following positions throughout Alberta and the Hardisty area for a 15-month long project:

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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

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

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Paintearth Mine

Heavy Equipment Operators Required for Full-Time Employment at Paintearth Mine, located near Forestburg, Alberta.

A cool head and common sense are required to be part of the Security team at Camrose’s most popular nightclub. Please apply in person at the front desk for any of these positions.

The ideal candidates will have experience operating heavy equipment in a mining environment. Knowledge of safe and productive operation of equipment is an asset. Candidates will also possess a valid driver’s license and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Prairie Mines & Royalty offers a competitive wage and benefit package. PLEASE REPLY BY June 30, 2012 to:

Highway 13 West, Camrose Phone 780-672-9171 Toll Free 1-877-477-9171

Paintearth Mine Box 730 Forestburg, Alberta T0B 1N0 Fax: (403) 884-3001 email:

Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s leading Electrical & Instrumentation companies focusing on the energy sector. We pride ourselves on leadership, technical expertise, integrity and customer service. We are currently accepting resumes for the Hardisty area:

- Instrumentation Area Manager - Electrical Apprentices The following is required: 9 9 9 9

Safety conscious and customer service attitude Valid Safety Tickets, H2S Alive, First Aid Valid Driver’s License Oil & Gas Experience

We offer Competitive Wages, a good Benefit Package and RSP & Pension plan. Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume to: e-mail:

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Local company specializing in OILFIELD CONSTRUCTION seeking

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

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• Gravel • Screened Evraz Camrose Works is accepting applications for

JOURNEYMEN MILLWRIGHTS, HEAVY DUTY MECHANICS AND ELECTRICIANS to work at our pipe making facility in Camrose, Alberta. Individuals must be at least 18 years of age, safety conscious, physically fit, and able to work overtime and shift work. We offer an attractive starting wage, plus an excellent benefit and pension package. All selected applicants will be required to attend and pass a medical assessment arranged by Evraz Camrose Works. Applications must be completed in person at the Human Resources office. Evraz Camrose Works 5302-39 Street, Camrose, Alberta We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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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”

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FT Aggregates Inc. would like to thank all those who submitted resumés for the advertised Receptionist position. We appreciate your expression of interest in our company. The position is now filled.

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