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Vol. LIX, No. 40

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August 23, 2011

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Inside... Special Occasions Page 13 Women in Business Page 14 Entertainment and Dining Guide Pages 15, 16 and 17 Obituaries Pages 27 and 28 Sign Up Now Pages 29 to 31 On the Road and Auto Classifieds Pages 32 to 36, 3 and 44 Classifieds Pages 37 to 43

News Features Farmers want to keep Wheat Board strong . . . . 4 Deborah Morgan showing improvement . 11 Camrose Railway Station closes for the season . . 12

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each year are the wonderful planters which adorn Main Street and the balance of the downtown core. The unsung hero of the planter project – twenty years ago when the first planters were erected, every year since and throughout this growing season is Paul Pedersen. Though he’s likely too humble to admit it, the local florist and life-long green thumb is estimated to volunteer at least 15 hours of time weekly to tend to the ninety planters strategically placed in City Center Camrose. Notes fellow C.C.C. business owner Audrey Pfanmuller, "Paul is very much the key to the success of this project. He does everything: ordering the flowers we plant each spring, making decisions on color coordination, constantly being on the lookout for weeds, checking and changing the soil and inspiring us to help in small ways. We count on Paul. Without his effort and dedication to the planters we’d be in really big trouble! The reality is we’d have to hire someone to do the work he now does out of the goodness of his heart and his love of Camrose." On behalf of the community and the visitors who come to our City, The Camrose Booster takes this opportunity to publicly thank Paul Pedersen (and his team of volunteers) for continuing to make Camrose, Simply Irresistible!

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Farmers want to keep Wheat Board strong By Murray Green

Eliminating the Canadian Wheat Board as a si ngle desk seller of wheat and barley could provide a d eadly blow to the majority of family farms in Western Canada. It will switch the power from Canadian farmers to mega corporations. It could also speed up the reduction of smaller family farms. Agriculture producers made their views known, some in anger, on the future of the Canadian Wheat Board at a p ublic information meeting held at the Camrose Regional Exhibition on August 16. Each meeting in Western Canada has drawn between 300 and 500 CWB members in a series of rallies against Ottawa's plan to end the board's marketing monopoly. The board is a lso holding a plebiscite on the issue, but federal agriculture minister Gerry Ritz has indicated he plans to ignore the results, even though prairie farmers backed the Conservatives in the last election. "MP Ritz met with the chairman and CEO to advise the CWB to come up with another plan because the single desk system will be eliminated," said CWB board member Bill Woods. "He said a new model without a single desk system must be in place." He doesn't have a plan, good or bad. MP Ritz wants to end single desk selling to give more power to huge grain companies and foreign markets. The legislation is expected to be introduced in the House of Commons this fall. The single desk system has worked well for farmers over the past 69 years. "We negotiate 4,000 sales contracts to 300 customers in about 70 countries each year," said Gord Flaten, CWB vice-president of marketing and sales. "I would summarize it to three points. We use the single desk to market strategically, negotiate better services and to work on pricing to different buyers." CWB fills the market demand when the grain prices rise. "In an open market system, all orders have to be filled and sometimes the prices are lower," explained Gord. "Last year we waited until after the harvest

An Edmonton television crew films the protest signs and trucks displaying banners at the Canadian Wheat Board rally meeting at the Camrose Regional Exhibition on Tuesday, August 16. The federal government is trying to break the board dedicated to farmers.

to sell. We let the United States fill the orders right away and we waited until the new year when the prices went up and our members made more money. Some countries are willing to pay more for prime Canadian products." The United States, Japan and Venezuela are the top three buyers. However, Japan is willing to pay the highest amount per ton. "If we switched to an open market, it would drive the price down because everyone would want to sell to Japan instead of spreading the products to all markets," said Gord. The CWB is not only about marketing, it oversees the allocation of grain cars and that includes producer cars and those from the short line railways, including the local Battle River Railway from Kelsey to Alliance. Currently, the CWB handles the grain car allocation. The agricultural minister has no idea who will take over that responsibility. The world’s top agricultural commodities traders are eager to tap into the lucrative Canadian grain market. Canada is one of the largest markets globally. The CWB started in 1942

and has saved Canada from being run by companies from the United States. Without a C WB, large companies such as Cargill (United States), Archer Daniels Midland (United States), Bunge (Netherlands), Louis Dreyfus (France) and Glencore (Switzerland) will buy grain directly from Canadian farmers and will control the prices. The CWB returns all profits to farmers, which amounts to between $4 and $7 billion a year. It had sales of $5.1 billion last year. "The federal government wants to introduce legislation this fall to end the monopoly by August 2012," said Allen Oberg, chair of the CWB. "The CWB has set up a plebiscite and hired lawyers to stop the move to an open market system." The CWB is t he world’s biggest trader of wheat. That's why private enterprise wants to grab the farmers' money and run. The CWB has mailed ballots to 68,000 farmers across the prairies asking whether they want to maintain CWB, or to sell through commercial traders. The results of the plebiscite are due on September 9. The vote could unite Canadian farmers

but, lawmakers and MP Ritz could still ignore it. The board is trying hard to dismiss the message that a dual system can work. "A dual system in not an option. It is simply not possible. Australia tried it, and it didn't work. It will turn into an open market system quickly," said chairman Allen. "The CWB doesn't have a g rain handling infrastructure of its own, and no capital base for borrowing or financing operations. We are not a grain company." The plebiscite asks farmers whether they want to maintain the ability to market all wheat and barley through the CWB single desk system or remove it and sell all grain through an open market system. "Who will step up and fight for higher prices if the CWB is go ne?" asked Allen. "You will have less choices and less freedom." This is n ot just a f ederal matter. "We support the CWB because it has a positive role," said Alberta NDP candidate Rachel Notley. "I remind everyone that the provincial government has a role to play in the decision. Contact your provincial

government and let your views be known. The CWB makes decisions in the best interest of farmers." Farmers are facing an uncertain future. "This is because we have a short time frame to make changes," said Allen. "There are some things we know for sure. The CWB will cease to exit if legislation passes. We (CWB) will not survive for long. Our single desk powers will be lost." It is important for farmers to vote. "If members want to keep the single desk system, we will listen to them. We will do all in our power to fight for you," concluded Allen. The CWB performs many important tasks on behalf of farmers, small grain companies, farmer-owned inland grain terminals and short lines like the Battle River Railway. It acts as a referee so that all entities, big or small, can play the game. Under the current system of grain movement, a c ompany must have a c onfirmed sale so that it can access hopper cars to move the grain to a port position. The CWB makes those sales on behalf of wheat and barley growers.

Highway 13/21 roundabout could come next year By Dan Jensen

A roundabout at the intersection of Highways 13 and 21 could be built as early as next year. "Alberta Transportation has asked us to put the tendering package together," said Sheldon Hudson, vice president of Al-Terra Engineering during an open house on the proposed intersection improvements at the Norsemen Inn Aug. 16. "We're hoping for construction next year but that is controlled by Alberta Transportation." The one-lane roundabout has been designed by Al-Terra Engineering in cooperation with Ourston Roundabouts Canada. The estimated cost of the roundabout is $3 million. A 2009 study conducted by

Ourston Roundabouts for the provincial government indicated that Highway 13 and 21 intersection safety would improve when the signals were converted to roundabout traffic control. Studies have indicated that roundabouts, which are different from traffic circles, result in a 90 per cent reduction in fatalities over signalized intersections, an 80 per cent reduction in injuries and a 4 0 per cent reduction in the total number of crashes.' "The main reason for the reduction of fatalities or injuries is the fact that you are dealing with a lower speed," said Hudson. "With a reg ular intersection, whether it is s top controls or signals, you have the chance of that t-bone collision that could potentially be at a high speed and cause a fa tality or injury.

With roundabouts you are dealing with low speed accidents – more likely fender benders." The open house was one of the first chances Camrose and area residents have had to see the proposed plans and ask questions. "We received quite a f ew suggestions," said Hudson. "It was a constructive meeting and the comments were good. We like to hear the concerns so w e can explain what we are doing and see if there is something we haven't looked at." One of the questions was whether the two lanes on the north side of the roundabout could be extended past the railway tracks all the way to the Highway 21 passing lane. Other questions concerned whether large trucks would

block visibility at the roundabouts, the possibility of building an overpass, and whether the roundabout would be large enough to accommodate supersized loads. "Right now this roundabout will accommodate the largest legally available truck that could travel on any road in Alberta," said Hudson. "The permitted trucks will not be able to go through so Alberta Transportation has asked us to take a look at what adjustments could be made to accommodate them as well." Alberta Transportation notes on its website that roundabouts in Alberta have truck aprons around the centre island that provides extra room for semis and multiple-trailer trucks. It notes too that the rear

wheels of large trucks can drive across the truck apron thanks to its flat curb and gradual slope, allowing long vehicles to make wide-turning movements. Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA Verlyn Olson said at the open house he is happy to see some action is b eing taken on the intersection. "I am happy that Alberta Transportation is paying attention to some of the concerns in our constituency. Ever since I have lived in Camrose, which is all my life, I have known the Highway 13 and 21 intersection to be a dangerous intersection." Olson added it was interesting for him to hear at the open house the comments of his constituents and chat with them about their concerns. Continued on page 5

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McLean unveils new book By Dan Jensen

What do you do when the never-ending rain seems destined to keep you from enjoying the outdoors. For former Camrose Composite High School teacher and vice principal Robert McLean, there's just one answer. Start writing! McLean, who now lives at Campbell River, Vancouver Island, has just completed his second book, Oilman (Trafford Publishing, publisher), a s tory about a 17-year-old boy who quits school in 1948 to work in the oilpatch at Leduc. "Most of the book is ba sed on things that really happened when I w orked in the oilpatch while putting myself through university," said McLean. "I've changed the names to protect the guilty." McLean worked on Oilman for three years before he was finally satisfied with the end result. He feels it has everything the reader could want: intrigue, romance and action. Oilman is available in all the major bookstores and several libraries. "There were several libraries that purchased my book when I was through Alberta recently, including the ones in Camrose, Edmonton and Calgary," said McLean. "I had over 200 copies printed and most of them have been picked up." Oilman, along with its predecessor, Blow Out, has drawn a bit of interest from film producers, thanks to the promotional efforts of Camrose Regional Exhibition general manager Wynn McLean (no relative). Some of the strongest praise for Oilman has come from the Writers' Guild of Alberta, of which McLean is a member. "The author is a very good story teller and his characters are well developed," said a g uild statement on the book's back cover. I agree completely that Oilman is a rollicking good read. It is well told, the pace is excellent, and the reader's attention is held from the beginning to end. The author excels in descriptive text." McLean worked at Camrose Composite High School from 1966 to 1986. He was the school's vice principal for fifteen of those years.

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"I think there is healthy skepticism about the idea of a roundabout and I k now that was my immediate reaction, too, when I f irst heard about it a w hile back, but as I h ave thought about it and listened to the presentations, I c an see there is some common sense involved," he said. "There is no guarantee that you won't have collisions in a roundabout but they will tend to be the more glancing type of collisions rather than the super violent head-ons or t-bones. "That, alone, I t hink is a compelling argument in favour."

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Olson feels the cost of building an overpass at the Highway 13 and 21 intersection is too prohibitive at this time, but that safety along Highway 21 could be improved with the construction of more passing lanes. "There are some things that can be done short of twinning and one of them is t he addition of more passing lanes," he said. "I have had people coming to me to talk about their frustrations with Highway 21 since I was first elected." More information about roundabouts may be obtained by visiting the website

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Theft of a Motor Vehicle Between June 16 at 7:30 p.m. and June 17, 2011, at 6 a.m. a white 2004 Ford F-350 Lariat truck was stolen from the area of 58 Street and 48 Avenue in Camrose. The truck was a crew cab, short box, single axle, diesel, bearing Alberta license plate number NME 258. Accessories on the truck included a chrome push bumper, chrome rocker panels, grey leather seats and a black spray in box liner. The truck also had a noticeable dent on the rear driver side of the truck cab. There were several items in the truck when it was stolen, including Dewalt tools and a GPS. If you have information about this or any other crime, please call the Camrose Police Service at 780-672-4444, or, if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). Information may also be submitted online at You may also send your tip via text message. Simply send your message to CRIMES (274637). Start your text with TIP205 so it will be sent to the proper authorities. This will be sent anonymously to Crime Stoppers and you will receive a confirmation reply. You do not have to reveal your identity. Use your phone or computer! Help solve a crime! Be a Crime Stopper! Camrose and District Crime Stoppers is f unded entirely by donations from organizations, businesses, and/or individuals. Donations may be mailed to: Camrose and District Crime Stoppers, Box 1474, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1X4. Tax deductible receipts will be provided.

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Our Mission The Battle River School Division, in partnership with parents and the community, will ensure that each student acquires the necessary knowledge, skills, and core values to be a caring, productive member of our democratic society.



On behalf of the teachers, administrators, and support staff, I would like to welcome each and every student to Battle River School Division for the 2010-2011 school year. This year staff will continue to strive to achieve our vision: Every Student, Every Day, A Success by providing a holistic educational experience focused on the academic, character, and relationship development of each student. As a school division, we will emphasize the following priorities for the coming year: • Literacy • Assessment • 21st century learning • Creating Welcoming and Inviting school environments This year promises to be an exciting and challenging time. We anticipate that it will bring many rewards and successes for each student in Battle River School Division. Dr. Larry Payne, Superintendent of Schools

LEARNING INSTITUTE Schools, Division Office, and most worksites in Battle River School Division #31 will be closed on August 30 and 31, 2011 to permit all staff to attend a Learning Institute. New Registrations Students new to Battle River School Division #31 should register at the school they will be attending and provide a birth certificate when registering. Busing Service Students residing in the Beaver County, Camrose County and Flagstaff County Students new to these areas should register for bus service by calling the Transportation Department at 780-672-6131, or 1-800-262-4869, well in advance of school opening so that efficient routes can be planned. Students who were transported to a Division-operated school by bus during the last school year will be included in plans for the 2011-2012 school year. Any questions regarding attendance areas and/or eligibility for busing should be directed to the Director of Transportation. Students residing in the City of Camrose Transportation will be provided for students within the City of Camrose on the following basis: • Eligible students (those who live further than 2.4 kilometers from their designated school), will be served first at no cost; those students who were registered in the Battle River Regional Division school last year and were eligible for busing will be planned for again this year. Reminder: students will be expected to produce their bus passes upon entering the bus. • Non-eligible students (those who live closer than 2.4 kilometers from their designated school) will be served next, on a first-come, first-served basis, for an annual fee of $325.00 per student in grades 1-12, or $292.50 per ECS student. Registration for busing of noneligible students will be confirmed upon receipt of the applicable fee. Reminder: students will be expected to produce their bus passes upon entering the bus. The first day of busing for City of Camrose schools will be Thursday, September 1, 2011 and the first day of regular route busing for the ECS students will be Wednesday, September 7, 2011. Battle River School Division #31 will be accepting registrations for busing in the City of Camrose from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. during the week of August 15-19, 2011 at the following address: 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose. Any questions regarding attendance areas and/or eligibility for busing should be directed to the Assistant Director of Transportation.

Due to longer instructional days, most “Feeder Schools” have additional ‘feeder days’ on which students will not be in attendance. The Holden, Ryley, Allan Johnstone and Lougheed Schools, as well as Cornerstone Christian Academy, are operating with a four-day week. Principals at “Feeder Schools” and at the four-day week schools will likely distribute a slightly modified school year calendar for their students. AUGUST 29 NON-INSTRUCTIONAL DAY AT SCHOOL 30 and 31 TWO DAY STAFF LEARNING INSTITUTE SEPTEMBER 1 FIRST DAY FOR STUDENTS 5 LABOUR DAY OCTOBER 10 THANKSGIVING 11 SCHOOL-BASED PD DAY (no students) NOVEMBER 10 DAY IN LIEU OF AUGUST PD (schools closed) 11 REMEMBRANCE DAY 14 DAY IN LIEU FOR INTERVIEWS (schools closed) DECEMBER 20 LAST DAY OF CLASSES 21 CHRISTMAS BREAK BEGINS JANUARY 4 SCHOOL RESUMES 30 END OF FIRST SEMESTER 31 PD DAY (no students) FEBRUARY 1 DAY IN LIEU OF AUGUST PD (schools closed) 2 SEMESTER 2 BEGINS 20 FAMILY DAY MARCH 8, 9 TEACHERS’ CONVENTION (schools closed) 12 PD DAY (no students) MARCH 30 DAY IN LIEU FOR INTERVIEWS (school closed) APRIL 2 SPRING BREAK BEGINS 6 GOOD FRIDAY 9 EASTER MONDAY (schools closed) MAY 21 VICTORIA DAY JUNE 28 LAST DAY FOR STUDENTS 29 LAST OPERATIONAL DAY STAFF MEETINGS will be held on the third Tuesday of each month for one half day. There will be NO staff meetings in December or June, and full day staff meetings in November and February following a holiday period.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES Beaver County East ............Rebeecca Heiberg, 780-662-2538 West...................... Jim Fielding, 780-336-2529 Camrose County North .......... Shelley Grundberg, 780-672-6477 South ........... Kendall Severson, 780-373-2638

City of Camrose Cheryl Smith, Board Chair, 780-678-3265 Doug Bowie, Vice Chair, 780-672-6763 Flagstaff County East ........ Noreen Metz, West...................Peter Miller, 780-582-3503

DIVISION OFFICE STAFF Located at: 5402-48A Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0L3

Website address:

Telephone: (780) 672-6131 or 1-800-262-4869 Facsimile: (780) 672-6137

Superintendent of Schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dr. Larry Payne Deputy Superintendent. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ray Bosh Assistant Superintendent Instruction . . . . . . . . . . . .Rick Jarrett Assistant Superintendent Business . . . . . . . . . William Schulte

Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Imogene Walsh Manager of Human Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greg Friend Director of Curriculum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Maureen Parker Director of Student Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Nancy McLeod Director of Intervention Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kathryn Graff

Director of Operations and Maintenance . . . . . . Percy Roberts Director of Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brenda Johnson Director of Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ken Robitaille Communications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diane Hutchinson

SCHOOLS WITHIN BATTLE RIVER SCHOOL DIVISION #31 Please feel free to contact the school administrators to discuss the programs available to students in their schools. School Allan Johnstone Bashaw Battle River Online Bawlf C. W. Sears Camrose Colony Camrose Composite High

Telephone 780-888-3675 780-372-3800 780-672-9102 780-373-3784 780-662-3010 780-672-1159 780-672-4416

Grades K-9 1-12 1-12 K-12 K-4 K-9 10-12

Central High-Sedgewick Charlie Killam

780-384-3817 1-12 780-672-7785 7-9

Tony Rice Thomas Midbo

Chester Ronning Cornerstone Christian Daysland École Sifton Forestburg Hartland Colony Hay Lakes Holden Colony Holden

780-672-5588 780-672-7197 780-374-3676 780-672-2980 780-582-3792 780-372-3681 780-878-3368 780-688-2232 780-688-3858

Dan Cole Steve Ioanidis Richard Payne Colleen Nelson Ken Riise Peggy Aumuller Brian Horbay Linda Tomaszewski Clayton Roe

K-6 1-12 K-12 K-6 K-12 K-9 1-12 K-9 K-6

Principal Gordon Thompson Neal Isnor Bryan Laskosky Diana White Joannie Zimmer Sandra Fowler Jim Ofrim

Vice-Principal Craig Dimond Patrick Whittleton Reid Lansing Lorne Berg, Patrick McFeely Stephen Hoyland Laura Swanson, Shane Gau Karla Koleba Alan Welde Brock Bartlett Todd Sikorski Karen Blumhagen

School Home Schooling Iron Creek Colony Jack Stuart Killam Public Lougheed Learning Together Outreach New Norway PACE Outreach Rosalind Rosalind Colony Round Hill Ryley Southbend Colony Sparling Strome Tofield Colony Tofield

Telephone 780-679-5005 780-688-2001 780-672-0880 780-385-3690 780-386-3775 780-672-5588 780-855-3936 780-672-2205 780-375-3916 780-375-3939 780-672-6654 780-663-3682 780-879-2277 780-672-0106 780-376-3504 780-662-3573 780-662-3133

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Principal Vice-Principal Ray Bosh Ilene Welde Judy Sommer Miles Walsh Kathleen Young Gary Smith Ron Zimmer Maryanne Davis (Coordinator) Todd Sieben Hugh Nester Kerry LaBerge Stacey Dunnigan Dawn Arnold Gordon Fadum Rita Marler Tracy Beattie Adam Madsen Vickey Horkoff Rick Tews Emily Coykendall Brenda Herder Loreen Glowacki Don Hoffman Zenovia Lazaruik, Maria Schaade Michael Pollok Brett Huculak Philip Brick


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Alberta and Canada sign new contract for RCMP The governments of Alberta and Canada have agreed to a new 20-year contract that will see the RCMP continue as Alberta’s provincial police force to March 31, 2032. “This is wonderful news for the province and for Albertans,” said Premier Ed Stelmach. “This agreement makes good financial sense for Alberta and strengthens a valuable relationship with a partner who continues to play a key role after more than a century keeping Alberta communities safe. I w ould like to thank everyone involved in ironing out this deal to keep the RCMP in Alberta, which has been a p riority for our government.” “Today is a significant milestone for RCMP contract policing,” said Canada’s Public Safety Minister, Vic Toews. “I am very pleased to announce that after almost four years of negotiations, the Government of Canada and the Province of Alberta have reached an agreement that will continue the relationship between the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the people of Alberta for the next two decades. The terms of the agreement reached with Alberta represent excellent value to Canadians and are available to all contract provinces and territories.” “This new agreement is a critical step forward for both Alberta and the RCMP,” said Frank Oberle, Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security. “It establishes a m odern relationship built on consultation, respect for each other’s roles and responsibilities, and an understanding of each other’s needs. RCMP contract policing has been an effective model across Canada for many years, and this renewed relationship will help us address the rapidly evolving, cross-jurisdictional nature of crime.” Under the agreement, the current cost-sharing between Alberta, at 70 per cent, and Canada, at 30 per cent, is maintained, and the Government of Canada has approval to enter into arrangements with Alberta municipalities for the RCMP to provide local policing. I n addition, Alberta will set the objectives, priorities and goals of the RCMP in the province, and added emphasis will be given to information sharing, planning, and reporting. Forty-three municipalities with populations of more than 5,000 will contract directly with Canada for local policing. The RCMP also provides policing to all municipal districts and counties and Métis settlements regardless of population; to towns, villages and summer villages with populations under 5,000; and to First Nations communities where other policing arrangements have not been made.


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Deborah Morgan showing improvement By Dan Jensen

It's the small things that are bringing joy to Deborah Morgan these days. "I'm excited that I a m able to open my left hand," said the Camrose resident. "I don't have to pry on my fingers anymore to get my hand open." For someone who is a w riter by trade, that's a big deal. "I was able to do a bit of typing this morning, something I haven't been able to do for some time," said Morgan. "I didn't think I w ould remember how, but it is sort of like riding a bike. Once you learn how you never forget." Morgan has noticed improvements in other areas as well. "My feet are back t o being pink whereas before they were purple and hurt, I a m able to sing, something I h aven't been able to do for a couple of years, and I have better energy. "I don't get as tired as I used to." Morgan began noticing the improvements almost immediately after undergoing surgery in Costa Mesa, California,

August 11, to open veins that had been restricting the flow of blood throughout her body. It's a surgery that has become popular with thousands of Canadians, who have been fighting with the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis. "I felt it was time," said Morgan, who has had multiple sclerosis since 1984, the year she moved to Camrose. The surgery (cerebralspinal venus insufficiency treatment) was performed by Synergy Health Concepts after a MRI indicated that both of Morgan's jugular veins were blocked. "Synergy Health Concepts have done more of these operations than anybody else in North America. "When the doctor came by for his post-operative visit with me at 1 in the afternoon he told me he had done nine surgeries that morning, all of them for Canadians." While the surgery is n ot a cure for multiple sclerosis, it can, depending on the person who receives it, have long lasting effects. "The company that does this has a very good record of people

staying, or not going backwards or losing what they have gained," said Martin. "They told me they have a five to ten per cent restenosis rate, where the blood vessels get restricted again." Martin admits she was nervous about having the surgery after hearing about a C algary woman who died after having the same procedure due to reaction with the blood thinner. "I was filling our forms that explained what could happen and I s tarted to cry and wonder whether I c ould do this or not," said Morgan. "I have a new grandchild coming in a month and my son is getting married in six weeks, and I d idn't want to miss any of those things." Hoping to ease her mind, Morgan phoned her son, Josh, who reminded her of all she had done to get to the point she was at. "After talking with Josh and then the doctor I knew it was the right thing to do," she said. "I knew that I had to believe that the doctor knew what he was doing." Morgan is grateful to the

many Camrose and area residents who have supported her emotionally and financially. "I sent emails to many people who were at my fund-raiser giving them updates on what was happening while I was in Costa Mesa and they in turn sent messages of encouragement back to me," she said. "It made me feel that everyone came with me on my journey, and that I w asn't alone." The Canadian government has put $5 million dollars into studies about the treatment but has not started any clinical trials, despite pressures from those who want it done. Until it does, those who have MS will continue to do as Morgan did and travel to other countries where it is allowed. "I really hope it comes to Canada soon or that Canada approves it soon because it is quite hard for some people who have MS to travel," said Morgan. "I think it would be wonderful to have the option of having the treatment once or twice a y ear locally and not having to spend thousands and thousands of dollars on drug prescription costs."

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Railway Station closes one week earlier Submitted

Lack in funding forced the Camrose Railway Station to close its doors for the season Aug. 20. “Our summer student programs are finished the middle of August,” explains long time volunteer Glenys Smith. The Station normally finds funds to keep one student on the last two weeks of August but was not able to manage that this year.

The Station Café, the museum's restaurant doesn’t derive the income it used to, and with its operation being reliant upon volunteers it makes for a very labor intensive area. It was once open three days per week, then one day a week and currently one day a week during July and August only. “It’s a shame because people love to come here for lunch, we have inquiries about it every day,

PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Prevention preferable to fixing problems Several of last week’s news stories made me think that we, as a society, spend a lot of time and money trying to fix problems that could have been prevented. One of the stories is about the drought crisis in the Horn of Africa countries, where tens of thousands of children have already died of starvation and water-borne diseases, and millions of people are short of food. To the collective credit of the world’s people, much aid has been sent to relieve the suffering. The saddest part of the story is that, despite the drought, we are told that the famine did not have to happen. In their regular column in the Edmonton Journal last week, Marc and Craig Keilburger* quoted Willy Cheres who said, “If everyone in Kenya had a borehole, there would be no hunger.” Cheres learned about boreholes as a source of water during a policing career in Nairobi and was successful in getting support to drill in an area where no rain falls. The resulting 200-metre-deep borehole took three days to drill and produces 25,000 litres of water per hour for five kiosks that support three schools and a m edical clinic, and will sustain about 12,000 people for three generations.” Yes, three generations is correct, providing the population with clean water and green gardens thus eliminating, or at least reducing, death from disease and lack of food. Providing immediate aid for the presently starving is a must, however, the long term benefits are only minimal unless we also use our resources, knowledge and skills to take preventive measures to eliminate recurring famine crises. Obviously, prevention is the most efficient and effective way to go. May we have the foresight and wisdom to do so. Another headline story last week concerned the high number of homicides in Edmonton, 33 so far in 2011 compared to three in Calgary over the same period. Edmonton’s Police Service Chief Knecht says the first steps EPS will take to curb the rate will focus on control of knives, machetes and swords as they have been the most commonly used weapons in the murders. Controlling knives is d esirable but is a kin to the reactive need to feed starving people before they die. However, how much wiser it would have been to have taken preventive measures first in order to reduce underlying causes of murder such as the misuse of alcohol, drugs, disparity and hopelessness as well as various other social conditions. To his credit, Edmonton’s Chief of Police has acknowledged the need to identify causes before effective preventive measures can be determined. He plans to direct his resources towards those ends. A third attention-grabbing TV news story last week developed from the words of one of the world’s wealthiest billionaires, Warren Buffet. He advocated making ultra-wealthy people like himself pay more taxes. His remarks were directed to the U.S. government when he said, “My friends and I have been coddled long enough by a billionaire-friendly Congress.” He noted that ten to twenty years ago he was taxed at a higher rate than he is now and last year he was taxed at what he called a “measly 17.4 per cent” while the average paid by his employees was twice that rate. He was vociferous in stating that if the U.S. government is to recover from its massive deficit it must cut spending and introduce tax reform. “It’s time for our government to get serious about shared sacrifice,” he said. In all three stories, it is o bvious that prevention would have been preferable to having to react to crises. May they be lessons to guide us as we foresee crises ahead if we fail to be better stewards of our resources and environment, and fail to learn to live in peace and harmony with one another – even if we are different. * The Keilburger brothers are founders of Free the Children and Craig was the 2011 recipient of an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Alberta Augustana Campus

even during the winter,” shared Glenys. The season has been successful for the museum. It has hosted many festivals and special events, hosted school programs daily from April to June, has been visited by many children’s summer programs and day camps, has h osted bus loads of people coming from Edmonton to enjoy the gardens, had a m emorable interview

from magazine Gardens West, celebrated a centennial birthday, played a l eading role in the annual Camrose Founders Days Festival and received visits from people from all over the world. The interview with Gardens West, while bringing Camrose national and international attention, created challenges. “We were honored,” exclaims Glenys, “but the weather didn’t

cooperate; we had so much rain it was hard to keep the gardens weeded and deadheaded, blooms were late, then we got hail that was extremely damaging.” Fortunately, Mother Nature recovers. The gardens now are full of magnificent flowers. The spectacular gardens are always open for the public to enjoy, but the museum will be open by appointment only.

BRCF supports family literacy The Battle River Community Foundation has granted $1,000 to Camrose Family Literacy to purchase children's books. The grant, made possible through the generous support of Anthony Hladun and Deanne Morrow, will be used to purchase books for families involved in Camrose Family Literacy programs under Alberta Advanced Education. Camrose Family Literacy provides programs for parents and caregivers of children up to five years of age who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Many families have no access to quality children's books, especially those that they can keep and use regularly. Camrose Family Literacy expects 60 families will directly benefit from this program. The program allows for daily reading with children. Literacy increases by frequent exposure and repetition of reading, language and books. The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support projects such as this in East Central Alberta which strengthen local communities and have a positive impact on the future.

Battle River Community Foundation secretary Dana Andreassen presents a cheque for $1,000 to Camrose Family Literacy program coordinator Sharilyn Cook.

Grants from the Battle River Community Foundation are made possible through the generosity of donors and organizations who have created endowment funds. The principal of these endowment funds is kept intact and the income is used to support local charitable projects. Some grant funding is also made avail-

able by generous donors such as Anthony and Deanne, who make annual flow-through gifts to the Battle River Community Foundation. Since its inception in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $1,000,000 to support important local initiatives.

Letters to the Editor Letters are welcomed but please limit them to 500 words or less and sign with first name, initial, surname, address and phone number; only name of writer and city or town will be printed. Letters to t hird parties are not accepted. The Camrose Booster may edit f or clarity, legality, personal abuse, good taste, public interest and availability of space. The Camrose Booster thanks you for your interest in the letters page and encourages your comments. Dear Editor: I read with interest the article about Deborah Morgan and her problems with stores on main street. I have had the same concerns for several years and on May 20, 2010, I w rote a letter to the City regarding the same, with copy to the Chamber of Commerce. In the letter, I o utlined some of the improvements that could make shopping much better for handicapped people. One problem was the step-up to some stores, which some of us are

incapable of handling. At t hat time the City was asking how they could spend the remaining Main Street improvement money that they ha d, and I suggested they look at the problems that Deborah mentioned. I must say though, the mention about doors opening inward is against fire regulations. If there was a fire with the doors opening in, people could easily get trapped. I c an see her point, though, when she is in a wheelchair. Another problem, of course, is handicap parking on main street is v irtually non-existent – mostly it is on the side streets. Consider the problem if you are a h andicapped driver. For myself, I have to have the door fully open, however, parking on side streets means you open your door to oncoming traffic, and this to my mind is really unsafe. One suggestion would be handicap parking on either side of crosswalks. This also cuts down walking time to access stores, as walking can be a problem.

Since I d id not get a re ply from the City, I waited until we had the election, then wrote to a new young councillor about my concerns. The letter was sent to him on December 19, 2010. To date, no reply, so again I must assume that there is no interest in helping the large number of citizens who have some problems but still enjoy shopping. Many have lived here all their lives and have been loyal local shoppers, but now are forced to shop elsewhere rather than downtown. I am 83 years old, have had two hip replacements, and now am waiting for knee surgery so you can see my complaints are legitimate. I do hope that the City and merchants can come up with a solution by putting in a step or two, even a b ar on the side of the store to grab onto to help us get up the toobig step. Even though we are elderly we still want to shop downtown. Alice Lowis, Camrose

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…a special summer feature In Camrose and area, a significant number of women hold positions of power and prestige. Many others own their own small businesses or are key players in their respective companies. The Camrose Booster is profiling some of the best, the brightest and the most prominent women who work, employ and lead in the community of which we are all so proud. Watch for profiles in future issues of the home team paper! If you would like to be a part of our next women in business issue, please call The Booster at 780.672.3142 and ask for Mike, Jeff, Sue or Ron.

Connie Woods, Owner

Biconni's Sweet & Savory

When you need a delicious gourmet gift, crave some decadent Belgian chocolate, or want to get your culinary juices flowing, you’ll find everything you need at Biconni’s Sweet & Savory. You will find a vast array of gourmet baskets, boxed chocolates and hostess gifts on display, and terrific products for cooking or entertaining. Balsamic vinegars, antipastos, barbecue sauces and so much more will help release your inner gourmet! “I love to cook and entertain,” says owner Connie Woods, “and I am inspired daily by the products in our store and the creative ways to use them. “I really enjoy helping customers find that perfect gift or putting together a custom made basket for someone special. We also have a corporate gift giving program." “Our chocolate display is very popular. In addition to the delicious Rogers Chocolates from Victoria (the Victoria Creams are especially popular), we also have a wide variety of individual chocolates by Daniel Le Chocolat Belge from Vancouver. He makes them with Calleleaut chocolate and fresh ingredients. The majority of them are also gluten and wheat free. They are divine. Customers love having the choice of selecting one or two chocolates, making their own assortment or choosing one of the pre-made boxes I have available for fast and easy gift-giving. Most of our products are also available online at and we will be happy to ship anywhere in Canada.” For the holiday season, Hickory Farms will be available again this year to complement customer favorites such as Very Berry Honey, Roger’s Chocolates and Daniel Le Chocolat Belge. There are also some new and exciting products we plan to introduce during the next few weeks. Connie also suggests making your next event, wedding or fund-raiser extra special by renting a slush, cotton candy or popcorn machine. “They add a wow factor to any event!”

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These women, well-known to contractors and clients who rely on Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre have at least two things in common: they are all noted for providing excellent customer service and each has worked their way into a position of power and extra responsibility at the booming west end Camrose lumber and consumer goods facility. These valued employees are indicative of the kind of qualified and caring employee store owner Rob Hauser looks for in his hiring process. According to Rob: “It’s people like the women profiled in this feature and other men and ladies with the same characteristics who work with these people, who bring the same attention to detail and attitude, that has propelled us into being one of the top-ranked Home Hardware Building Centres in all of Canada.” Rob adds, “We operate in an extremely competitive environment. While it’s relatively easy for stores to bring in same or competing products, it’s much more difficult to provide a shopping environment that makes consumers want to come back time and time again. Much of our success comes from the genuine smiles and truly helpful advice all of our people bring to the job day after day, seven days per week. Our department heads and supervisors are wonderful role models for some of our newer employees and those who will inevitably join our team in the future. In addition to competitive or better pricing and industry product selection that is unrivalled in east central Alberta…

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Hummingbird Lane specializes in introducing new and current hobbyists alike to the wonderful world of scrapbooking. Owner Abby Hafso has been an avid scrapbooker for over 10 years, and not only does she love the creativity of her business, she is also passionate about sharing her ideas and knowledge with others. Abby notes, “I love the fact that my hobby has now become my business, and that I get to meet others who are just as excited about scrapbooking as I am.” Packed floor to ceiling with every type of product, kit and supply from top brand name companies such as BoBunny, Graphic 45, Echo Park and Basic Grey among others, Hummingbird Lane truly is a scrapbookers dream! As well, Abby designs her own kits that contain all the instructions and supplies needed to create page layouts. Abby says that scrapbooking need not be intimidating. “The hardest part,” she laughs, “is making the first cut! We are here to help you decide what your vision is, and we will supply products, kits or classes for you to make that happen. Everyone is capable of creating a beautiful keepsake.” And what about those who would love a beautiful book of memories, but just can’t find the time? Hummingbird Lane also offers custom scrapbooking. “Bring us your box of photos or unfinished projects,” says Abby, “and we will turn them into finished masterpieces.” Great advice, an extensive selection of products, kits, classes and even custom scrapbooking – there’s something for every hobbyist (or those who want to be) at Hummingbird Lane Scrapbooking. Stop in for a visit and get started on preserving your memories today!

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Former Camrose player Stickel enjoys time in the LA Dodgers' baseball organization

Former Camrose Cannons baseball player Brant Stickel is still pursuing his dream of playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Major Leagues of Baseball. The Veteran raised baseball player joined the Camrose mosquito squad to play for the triple-A team that played in the top five in the province. The lefthanded hurler received his first taste of the top level of baseball in Alberta under the coaching staff of Murray Green, Frank Eggertson and Wayne Werner. "When we had the opportunity to add the hard throwing lefty to our lineup, there was never any doubt we wanted Brant on our team," said manager and coach Murray. "He threw harder than any pitcher we saw, but we worked with him to harness that energy in making sure the ball crossed the plate most of the time." In 13 and one-third innings with the first place Arizona Dodgers, Brant has one loss, but a sparkling 0.68 earned run average. He has walked four and struck out 11 batters, while allowing just one run in his first appearance. Since then he has made eight appearances without seeing a r unner cross the plate, including a 3.2 inning stint. Brant has also pitched for the Ogden Raptors and the Great Lakes Loons this season. "Our first game of the year,

we lost 24-2 in three and a half innings to Sherwood Park. I wondered what we got ourselves into. I t hought we had a l ot of work to do just to be respectable. However, I had a great group of players who were determined to go to provincials. "We improved so much that we entered triple-A at the mosquito age. The coaches worked extremely hard to improve the skills of the players and we ended up being the first Camrose team ever to play in the triple-A provincials," said Murray. "We were the fifth best team in the province by the end of the season and lost to the same Sherwood Park team in our last game, 10-6. Brant helped us out, and having a former player still playing baseball full time in the Los Angeles Dodgers' system, says a lot about the talent we had on the team." Last year, Brant was signed by the Dodgers after a solid season with the Calgary Vipors of the Golden Baseball League. He pitched 27 innings for Calgary as both a s tarter and reliever. Brant also played some outfield for the Vipors. After having a good spring training with the Dodgers against some major league batters, Brant was sent to Great Lakes where he ran into some wildness. The 6' 4" pitcher was sent to Arizona to regain his form. Brant is currently coached by former Boston Red Sox infielder Jody Reed. Jody played

11 seasons in the majors with a career .270 batting average in 4,554 at bats. Brant enjoyed his time in Midland, Michigan, because it was a l ot like home. Well, not exactly like Veteran. "More like Camrose or Red Deer, I'd say," said Brant earlier in the year. The Calgary Vipers Baseball Club sold Brant's contract to the Los Angeles Dodgers' organization. In a t ryout in Phoenix, Arizona, he threw only four pitches. The scouts were quickly impressed when two reached 92 miles per hour. The 24-year-old was signed to a minor-league contract with the Dodgers after his season wrapped up with the Vipers. Los Angeles sent him to winter ball in Venezuela, where he played with an affiliate team named San Joaquin's Los Tiburones de la Guaira. This spring he headed for the famous Camelback Ranch for spring training at the Dodgers' facility in Glendale, Arizona. Aside from getting a chance to spend some time with his first cousin Shane Doan, the Phoenix Coyotes captain, Brant gave up only two hits in eight innings of work at spring training. The baseball player comes from hockey bloodlines, as he is also a cousin to Montreal's Carey Price. After a m eeting with the organization he was assigned to the Midwest League. He also has suited up for the Univer-

sity of Calgary Dinos in the past. In his final season, he led the Canadian College Baseball Conference in strikeouts with 61 in 44 innings pitched. Brant made his professional debut with the Vipers this season and pitched in 15 games, including three starts where in total he struck out 16 batters in

27 innings. He completed four seasons with the Dinos Baseball Club, where he was a f irst Team Canadian College Baseball Conference All-star. His goal, other than pitching in the major leagues, is still to make double-A next year.

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Camrose Police Service 55th Anniversary Ball Saturday, Sept. 17th, 2011 S Norsemen Inn

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Labour Day Monday, September 5, 2:00 p.m.

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Cocktails: 5:30 p.m. Elegant Buffet Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker:

Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Camrose - Wetaskiwin MLA Honorable Verlyn Olson, QC Dance to follow featuring the Myra Marshall Band Proceeds from this event will support the Camrose School Resource Officer Program Order of Dress: Dress Uniform, Mess Kit, Business Formal

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The Camrose Resort Casino has some top notch entertainment planned for the fall. The Irish Descendants played to a sold out in the past, so resort casino manager Dawn Anderson brought them back. "We are really excited to have them back. They did a fa ntastic job for us." They hit the lounge for a dinner show on Thursday, September 8. Canada's Tribute to ABBA, a ba nd called Arrival, is also coming back due to popular demand. "We had them perform outside for us. We had an opportunity to bring them in on an off day when they were coming to Alberta," said Dawn. "We like to have some brunch shows in the fall and early winter because we know a l ot of people come in from Sherwood Park, Stony Plain, Edmonton, Wainwright and Hardisty for a b runch and a show. They don't like to travel as much in the winter, so that is why we like to have them in the fall." A n evening show will be held on Saturday, September 17, and a noon show on Sunday, September 18. "We are excited to have a Kenny Rogers tribute show on October 14 and 15. Marty Edwards was here a c ouple of years ago. It's funny because some Camrose people saw him in Mexico and asked him when is he coming back to Camrose. That will be a good show." An Elvis tribute, a s tars tribute variety show and a comedy show for Christmas parties are also on the schedule this year. Tickets for shows can be purchased by calling 780-679-4950.

Churchmice Players presents classic Oliver! next spring By Theo Thirsk, producer, Churchmice Players Society

Charles Dickens' famous novel about a l ittle orphan boy in 1850 London comes to life in the m usical Oliver!, which the Churchmice Players will be presenting next March. Lionel Bart, who wrote the music and lyrics for the play, make the characters in Dickens' novel come to life. They show the humour and tragedy in the great novel. Characters like Nancy, Fagin, Bill Sykes and Oliver are unforgettable. The music makes you want to sing along. The show has a c ast of over 40 characters ranging from 16 to 20 children to 20 adults in various sizes of roles. Oliver is kicked out of the workhouse for asking for more food. He tries working at the undertakers, but that does not work for him, so he goes to Lon-

don. The Artful Dodger takes him to meet Fagin who tries to teach Oliver how to pick pockets. Oliver is found by Mr. Brownlow who takes him home and cares for him. Unfortunately, Fagin and Bill Sykes decide that Oliver should be taken back by Nancy. The plot thickens, until the tragic ending (though Oliver's ending is much better). Beside the many acting parts, there are many tasks to be completed to bring this production to the stage presentation, such as set building/painting, costumes, tickets sales, promotion, front of house, light design/ technician, sound designs/technician, make-up artists, stage manager, assistant stage manager, and props manager. Sylvia Lyon is directing the production. Auditions will be

September 27 and 28 at Sifton School at 7:00 p.m., with rehearsals starting in October. There will be a ba nd for music accompaniment. Theo Thirsk is the producer. If you are interested in helping with the production, please contact Theo Thirsk (780375-2418 or email ). Tickets will go on sale in November at Cathel Books, 501750 Street, Camrose. There will be both dinner theatre and general seating shows. Please stop by the Community Registration Night, September 7, 2011, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., Camrose Field House (4516-54 St.) and visit the Churchmice Players' booth for more information about the production of Oliver! and other Churchmice Players' activities.

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Casino hotel granted Best Western Plus status




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Alberta Arts Days is an annual celebration of our culture, heritage, artistic diversity and provincial pride. All communities, governments, organizations, schools, libraries, media outlets, cultural and recreation facilities, and individual Albertans are encouraged to join the celebration! The Camrose Resort Casino will soon be known as a Best Western Plus and offer amenities that have made the hotel chain famous. The casino will be attracting many visitors to the local community. By Murray Green

The Camrose Resort Casino hotel will soon be known as a Best Western Plus destination. The hotel and banquet facility are slated to open in January 2012. "We will open as a Best Western Plus, but it will be based upon a f inal inspection. We shouldn't have any problems because we are surpassing most of their requirements," said manager Dawn Anderson. "We will be offering some services that Best Western Premier hotels have. Our goal is to be at the top of the Plus hotels." Best Western has three tiers of hotels. The regular hotels are equal to a three and a half star hotel. The Plus hotels are rated as a four star destination and the Premier hotels are four and a half or five star hotel. The motor associations rate them as two, three and four diamonds. "To receive a Premier rating, we have to offer services such as things like valet parking, etc. We are not in a big city or near an international airport, so some of those things won't be offered here. That's why our goal is to be the top Best Western Plus hotel in Canada. We will have many upgrades such as the marble vanities, stools and triple sheeting with duvets." Dawn knows that the minute people hear the name Best Western, it means the company meets

certain standards and expectations. "They are very thorough in reporting their inspections because they want the product they are putting out to meet or exceed standards. They want people to feel comfortable going to any Best Western knowing they are going to meet a certain quality. So, that is very exciting for us because we want to exceed even those high standards." Dawn says Best Westerns are easy to work with. "They have differences between American and Canadian markets. We don't have to receive everything from the United States. We can support Canadian and local companies, as long as they meet the requirements set out." The Camrose Resort Casino hotel construction is on schedule to potentially finish in late December. "The progression of the hotel is go ing well. If the banquet facilities are not completed at the same time, it will be within three or four weeks," said Dawn. "We will have 113 rooms. The new conference facilities will accommodate up to 700 people without tables, and 440 to 500 with tables. It will be a big facility for sure." The hotel is ac tively taking bookings for the new year now. "We already have some bookings foe conferences and wedding hotel rooms, even though we are not open yet. We are excited about the opportunity to bring

in tour companies," said Dawn. "This gives people a c hance to see Camrose they might not have otherwise. Our goal ultimately in the first six months, is t o bring in buses at a d iscounted rate so the operators can make a l ittle more money on it. We want to get the people into the community to enjoy what we have to offer as a resort as well as to see Camrose." Local hotels are not booked as seasonal, but rather as week days or weekends. "Our goal is to increase the activity from Monday to Thursday. We want to work extremely hard on spring and summer golf packages, not just for Camrose, but for all surrounding courses. We want to offer lower rates during the week to bring more people to Camrose." The hotel is booked for next summer's Big Valley Jamboree. "We have held 10 rooms back for a contest. The information will be included in our January newsletters we e-mail out, so people that are members of our e-mail newsletter blast can watch for that," said Dawn. The pool, water slide, business centre and fitness facilities are all expected to open the same time as the hotel rooms. "We will have a small board room for about 20 people as well." Currently the casino has about 68 regular full and part time employees. When the hotel opens, that number is expected to expand to between 18 and

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22 additional employees. "We feel very confident that we will be able to fill those positions with local people." The 113 rooms will feature five different types. "There will be double queen rooms, which have two queen-sized beds. We have five king executive rooms, which will have a king-sized bed, but also a pull-out double couch, so it will work as a double in a pinch. They have jetted tubs in the bathroom as well," explained Dawn. "We have a k ing executive suite, which has a se parate bedroom with a king-sized bed, a living room area with a fireplace and a f ull kitchenette. Then we have our family suite, which will

sleep up to eight people. We have three of them. Those have a separate bedroom with two queensized beds, as well as a king-sized bed in the living room area. Then we have four full jacuzzi suites. The suites have a separate bedroom with a king-sized bed, a living room area and a jacuzzi tub for two. We will also have three special-needs rooms and they will be equipped with wheelin showers." People can book rooms by calling 780-679-4950. The casino's web site is c urrently being revamped to include all the information pertaining to the hotel and will feature online reservations sometime late in the fall.

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Protecting the Canadian economy Kevin Sorenson, M.P., Crowfoot Constituency

Our Conservative Election Campaign Platform promised that as the government, our Party would remain focused on Canada’s economy and work to create jobs and economic growth while keeping taxes low and delivering support for Canadians through core federal programs and services. As a new majority government, we convened Parliament soon after the election to pass Budget 2011 and follow through on our efforts to protect Canada during the global recession and secure our nation`s fragile recovery. The talk around our riding over the past two weeks expresses concern over the economic difficulties facing Canada’s largest trading partner, the United States. While the U.S. Congress did succeed in securing a deal to hold off

its creditors, the U.S. credit rating suffered its first-ever downgrade. Prime Minister Stephen Harper maintains that, “Canada is in good financial shape.” Our government is making progress on our deficit reduction agenda. S ome nations only wish they could be in our position. European nations are struggling trying to manage massive public debt. A sian investment markets become included in those that suffer as various parts of the global economy experience crisis. F inance Minister Jim Flaherty says, “Canada is w ell-positioned to face global headwinds.” Prime Minister Harper is taking a leadership role to continue our government`s success over the past few years, opening new markets for Canadian firms in order to create new jobs for Canadian workers. Our

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Prime Minister has gone to Brazil because it is c urrently the 7th largest economy in the world. It is poised to grow to the 5th largest. Our strategy over the week-long mission will improve Canada`s relations in Central and South America. At a t ime when our largest customer, the U.S., isn't shopping so m uch, Canada should be in the business of offering others access to our goods and services. At home in Alberta, we are prepared to meet the challenges of supplying new customers in new markets. We have never shied away from competition when we see opportunities to expand our trade and market our goods. Canada`s wealth has always relied on our exports. A w eak global economy hurts a n ation like ours. We have to work at finding ways to improve our posi-

tion. Our Conservative government is doing that work. As nations in the global economy experience economic turmoil within their own borders, by comparison, Canada's national economy remains stable, credible, and an attractive place to invest. It is clear that our Conservative government is d oing the work necessary to prevent the serious financial and economic problems other nations are facing. As they turn to Canada to strike trade deals and improve their own lot trying to emerge from the global recession, Canadian workers and their families prosper. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns you may write me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call 780-6084600, toll-free 1-800-665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail

Dawn Anderson By Murray Green

Dawn Anderson will be sworn in as the Camrose Chamber of Commerce president on September 7, at the Camrose Resort Casino. Current president Shauna Feth and Dawn will be splitting a year to fill in for a m ember who couldn't commit to the position. Dawn, the manager of the Camrose Resort Casino, will be the president for a y ear and a half instead of the 12-month position. There will also be a c ouple new board members sworn in to replace vacated positions. The rest of the board will be sworn in in February, 2012. "With the hotel opening in a few months, it will be a l ittle busy for me," said Dawn. "But, I'm excited about it. It is a h uge learning experience and I'm looking forward to it. You learn something new every day and it is a good opportunity to learn the history of the Chamber." She said that working on policies and creating new ones will be exciting as well. "The Chamber brings new opportunities to the community and that's good. You hit the ground running and try to keep up. I feel we can accomplish a lot, especially with the board we have. We have some experienced past presidents, good staff members and members willing to help, so it will be great to work with everyone. Together, we can try to improve on things wherever we can." With the 100th anniversary signage project almost completed and the train trailer wrap schedule on track, Dawn feels the chamber can move on to other projects. "I would like to bring the circus back. I want to promote the Chamber more. Not a lot of people realize how many volunteers work hard on organizing events such as the Big Valley Parade, Jaywalkers Jamboree and the Mirror Lake Express train rides," said Dawn. "My goal now is t o find ways to improve on them and create more awareness that they are Chamber events. I want to see the Chamber's members involved and maybe add additional events. I would like to see more events for families, to create more exposure for businesses. It should be a fund-raising opportunity and marketing tool for the Chamber, so we can do more things for the community." Camrose has always been an active chamber. "You look at the size of the city and community and our Chamber has been very busy. Comparing apples to apples across Canada, with our strong membership, we are ahead of a lot of communities and we should be very proud of that."

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Move into your new home in about two weeks By Murray Green

This comfortable twostorey home in the Cascades Community features rich hardwood floors, big bright windows, a beautiful gas fireplace and an attractive rear deck. Make this well-built Palladio home near the Cornerstone Mall and the golf course yours today. With three bedrooms and three bathrooms, the 1,753 square foot home in a quiet neighbourhood is an ideal place for your dreams as a family. An upgraded trim package gives the home character. The inviting large foyer leads to an attractive open area that contains the kitchen, dining area and living room. Dark hardwood flooring joins the areas and gorgeous bright windows allow plenty of light to flood these lovely rooms. The cappuccino kitchen, with plenty of handy cooking space, also features four brand new appliances, lots of storage and a w alk-in pantry. Next to it, the dining area offers a great view overlooking the deck and the backyard. After your meal, relax in front of the cozy gas fireplace in the spacious living room. A den with gorgeous glass

doors is l ocated in the hub of the home, and is si tuated across from the kitchen for privacy. A main floor laundry area and a bathroom are also on the main level. Head upstairs to the vast media/bonus room with vaulted ceilings and a b ird's eye view. It is ideal for entertaining family and friends. The master bedroom contains a huge walk-in closet and a fourpiece en suite with a sh ower and features a corner tub with an incredible view of the sunsets. Two more attractive bedrooms and another four-piece bathroom complete the upper level. The basement is unfinished so y ou can build it to suit your family's needs. Stone accents complete the attached insulated double garage. Be sure to view this 4908-71 Street home to fully appreciate its beauty at one of two open houses on Saturday, August 27, or Sunday, August 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. It is attractively priced at $319,900. For a personal tour, contact realtor Trevor Van Leeuwen at: Re/Max Real Estate 6022-48 Avenue, Camrose 780-672-7474 or 780-781-8973 cell

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3 Unlikely Underdogs Have Proven

We Are Right SMACK in the Middle of the Perfect Storm For Wealth Driven Investors Meet The Principal, The Welder, and the Protege If you watch too much news right now, you’d think the world is ending in just a few days. Markets down. Gold up. Real estate bubbles have permanently burst. All of it is ABSOLUTE NONSENSE. Everything we are seeing right now, we have seen before. Everything the media is feeding the public is fueling the fire and only making matters worse. The worst part is ... those who are blindly following the media’s lead, are the ones who could be making the most money right now. Yes, it’s true ... as the sky falls around us (according to the press), every day Canadians are making a mint and building their wealth. They aren’t doing anything you couldn’t do ... in fact, they are just following a step-by-step formula that I have recommended to them, and they are finally living the lifestyle that they dreamed of. My name is Darren Weeks and I am fortunate to have created a substantial amount of wealth for myself and my clients. I certainly wasn’t raised with a silver spoon in my mouth. I had a humble beginning, but I discovered some very important lessons early on that helped me become a multi-millionaire by the time I was 35 years old. I did exactly what my parents wanted me to do after high school. I went to the University of Alberta in Edmonton and got a degree in Commerce. Much to my disappointment, getting a degree didn’t make me rich. I soon realized that you have to study money in order to become wealthy. The more time you direct towards your financial affairs, the more money you’ll have. Come to my FREE event and I’ll teach you two things that will make you wealthier right away: better returns on your investments and saving taxes. My company, The Fast Track Group, was just ranked 40th Fastest Growing Company in Canada by Profit Magazine for 2011. In nine years, I have taken it from five employees to over 100. I have helped 50,500 Canadians save $898 MILLION in taxes alone in the past nine years. Those who I helped also donated $1.6 billion to charity in this same time. My greatest pride in all of this? Seeing my clients, students and peers succeeding and thriving in the current economy. They haven’t fallen for the doom and gloom. In fact, the ignore it and have taken charge of their own financial future... knowing full well the media can be morons when it comes to financial advice. A true story of 3 unlikely underdogs who mastered the money game. They each came to me at different times for unique needs in creating, growing and protecting their money. The Principle: Rick Seutter grew up a hard-working boy on a dairy farm. Rather than dreaming of his son taking over the farm, Rick’s dad encouraged him to go to school and aim for a good solid career. Being a good son, Rick did just that. He finished high school, went on to get his Bachelors degree, and become a school teacher – the perfect ‘secure’ career as many would like to think. Rick spent 22 years in the education system as a high school

Rick started reading about the Robert Kiyosaki Rich Dad philosophy and ultimately discovered my events in Canada. One thing led to another and Rick ended up investing in real estate and starting a few businesses on the side while maintaining his job as a principal. Now Rick and his wife operate a very successful real estate investing company and Rick has entered into an agreement with the Fast Track Group to share his own strategies and formulas for getting rich in uncertain economies. As Rick says: “I am just an Average Everyday Canadian who educated myself on the right kind of money mindset that creates financial independence, and took massive action to make it a reality. I am VERY concerned about all the people who will be at retirement age in the next 10 years, yet have nothing saved for their retirement. Learning about money from those who have made lots of it was the greatest investment I ever made in myself ... and it’s now my turn to pass that knowledge and experience on.” The Welder: Rob Chaulk came to one of my events in the spring of 2008. He grew up in a family with a poor dad and a rich dad (his uncle). So Rob had been given a good start on his money education. But it wasn’t enough. Rob Chaulk was a blue collar worker who knew his job wasn’t going to make life any easier. He held careers as an ironworker, a welder, a heavy equipment operator and a crane operator. He dabbled in some businesses along the way in the restaurant and towing business. When Rob read the Rich Dad book, he took it seriously and, within 30 days, he bought his first rental property. He was hooked. He put together a plan for 10 properties in 10 years ... his key to retirement. Right around this same time, he had lunch with his rich dad (his multi-millionaire uncle). Not exactly an easy guy to talk to, his uncle “Frank” was self-made and not easy to approach about money. But Rob did approach him – and Frank told him how stupid he was being and how little he still understood about money and leverage. Frank then went on and shared with Rob one of the greatest lessons he had ever learned. Money is ALL about leverage. When your money makes more money for you than your job does ... then you are well on your way to financial freedom. If you make $20 an hour at your job – true financial independence begins when the money you invest is making you $25 an hour without you having to do anything more. Frank showed him how to turn his rental property into 10 properties in just 12 months. Rob then came to a Get Rich event, hosted by myself, and was able to create a $4 million dollar property portfolio in just 24 months. As Rob says, “Money is just the scorecard. When you understand the rules of the game – and how the game works – the money will find you!” While he was building his portfolio of properties,

Note one thing about the education system... ...the lack of focus on money, investing, leverage and business. teacher and then as a principal. As the years went on, Rick started to see the cracks in the traditional school => career => retirement plan that everyone was so convinced on. Note one thing about the education system... ...the lack of focus on money, investing, leverage and business. ... Which explains why Rick soon became so frustrated with this ultimate lifestyle his father told him to pursue. The pension plan offered to teachers and principals was hardly enough to live a life of relative freedom.

Rob also took his health very seriously. Rob was overweight, had high blood pressure, sleep apnea and was sluggish every waking hour. After dropping over 100 pounds, Rob found a new lifestyle that had been long lost, and a money mindset that continues to help him and his family with all of the retirement and dreams. The Protege: Sam Ammar grew up in a very unusual family and location. Sam’s dad moved to Canada speaking very little English, had a grade eight education, and just a few dollars saved to start his new life. Sam’s father ended up starting a janitorial business which then opened the doors to investing in a

hotel, which his mother helped run. They were quick to leverage the janitorial business and hotel into a portfolio of businesses that now includes a laundromat, a liquor store, a fencing company, commercial real estate investments, and a number of residential real estate companies. One of Sam’s interests was the real estate side and Sam was able to take their two residential properties and quickly leverage them into 18 properties. The real estate business grew quickly thanks to The Fast Track Group. Today, Sam continues to help run the family businesses, as well as his own rapidly growing portfolio of investments and businesses. Sam quickly learned that his upbringing and nonreliance on a career-based pay cheque was the only

Is it your turn to master the money mindset? way to create true financial independence. “Learn about money and leverage, and you will never again worry about your future, your freedom, or your independence. Anyone scared of their financial future NEEDS to understand the proper mindset of those who have created real wealth in the current economy.” Is it your turn to master the money mindset? I am proud to share that my system has worked for everyone who has aggressively applied it. You could be the one with a large real estate portfolio and a business or two that runs without you. ...Most people are broke, and will stay that way for the rest of their life. My company has organized an event coming up in your city, and I would like you to join us. Commitment needs follow-through and my team is here to make sure you get the tools you need for creating the independence you crave. Which of these would you like to put a permanent end to? • Worrying about how you will EVER get ahead when the government continues to take what you make. • The fear that your children will not have solid opportunities to create wealth, as the present generations seem to be wasting it all away. • The jealousy you feel when someone else ends up doing exceptionally well financially, knowing FULL WELL you are as smart, or smarter, than they are. • Constantly fretting over the fine balance of saving, investing and playing with your money. • Dreaming about that long vacation you have always wanted and needed, yet knowing it may never happen at the rate you are going now. Give us three hours of your time and we’ll give you powerful strategies that are guaranteed to change your life. Find out how to get out of bad debt and into wise investments. Discover how anyone, no matter how

dire their circumstances, can go from rags to riches in five years or less. My students and business partners are prime examples of how you can start with nothing and build a very healthy investment portfolio and business in five years or less. The best part? We don’t just show you what to do ... you get the formula to go as fast as you like and can handle. Most seminars share the what – not the how. We show you both with specific examples, formulas and resources to get you there on your own pace. Don’t go it alone! Bring a friend or family member with you and enjoy the journey to wealth as a team. When you reserve your seat at this event and bring a guest, we will also give you a CD that sells for $39.95 on our site. Nothing good is ever FREE ... right? Wrong. I know you may be skeptical because we aren’t charging you for this event. Think about this. Each one of the three I have talked about in this started off at a free event just like this. They heard about an event just like this put on by my company. They attended and absorbed every ounce of information shared, and took MASSIVE ACTION. Each of them is now financially independent and able to live life on their own terms. What should you do next? Pick up your phone and dial 1-877-742-4236 or visit our website at and reserve your seat there. Find one or more friends or family members who want out of the rat race like you do ... and get them a seat booked as well. Last? Don’t let anyone discourage you or get in your way. Real independence starts when you learn to ignore all the negative people in your life who don’t want you to succeed. Make sure you show up, take lots of notes, and immediately start putting these ideas into action. If three completely unknown individuals can be in the same situation you are and become financially independent in five years or less ... why can’t you? This is the real deal and I have gone from $0 to $100 million in revenues in just nine years using these strategies ... my students are proof that my techniques work everywhere, for anyone who is willing to take action. Stop what you are doing right now and get your seat booked. Dial 1-877-742-4236 or visit our website at and reserve your seat there. To your newfound success and money mastery! – Darren Weeks, Founder The Fast Track Group of Companies P.S.: The definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results!” Your success demands an investment of your time and money ... and we are handing you a grand opportunity to improve your odds of success many times over. Join us for an incredible journey – with a proven way to make 2011 the year you’ve always wanted.

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Use precautions when cleaning flooded homes Recent heavy rains in central Alberta have resulted in basement flooding, prompting Alberta Health Services to advise residents of proper techniques for flood cleanup. A few simple precautions can protect residents from floodrelated risks such as electrocution, infection and exposure to mould growth: Well water: If flood water enters a well water or cistern system, testing is necessary before consumption to confirm water is sa fe. Well and cistern water testing kits are provided, free of charge, by Alberta Health Services Environmental Public Health. More information on well testing is available from H YPERLINK "http:// Advisories/ne-pha-2011-07-14faq-well-testing.pdf" http://www. Food: All food in contact with flood water should be discarded. Only metal cans that are undamaged can be used after they are washed in a detergent or chlorine solution. Flooring: Soaked carpets should be removed and professionally cleaned or d iscarded. Flooring underneath should be

dried out as soon as possible, and then cleaned and sanitized before replacing flooring. Sheet flooring should be cleaned and sanitized as soon as possible if in good condition, or removed if it is in poor shape or difficult to dry quickly. Walls: As soon as possible, drywall or panelling should be removed up to one to two feet above the flood-line. All insulation should be removed and discarded and the cavity should be dried as quickly as possible. Appliances: Large appliances that have been partially submerged (washing machines, dryers, freezers, etc.) should be serviced or professionally cleaned if there is a ny concern about internal contamination. Furnaces and Hot Water Heaters: If these have been partially submerged, they should be professionally serviced and cleaned. Electricity: When working in flooded areas, ensure breakers are off and appliances are unplugged. For cleaning the areas mentioned, a warm water/mild detergent should be used, followed by sanitization with a one to 10 bleach/water solution (add one cup bleach to nine cups water). It is i mportant to dry all areas

as soon as possible to prevent mould and mildew problems. For further information on flood cleanup, please visit the AHS Health Advisories webpage at: H YPERLINK "http://www. asp" Alberta Health Services’ Environmental Health Officers can provide health information and site inspections to assist with minimizing health effects of basement flooding. To reach the Red Deer Public Health Office, call 403-356-6366. Residents with any healthrelated concerns can call Health Link Alberta to speak to a registered nurse 24 hours a da y, seven days a week, at 403-943LINK (5465) or outside the local calling area, toll free at 1-866408-LINK (5465). Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than 3.7 million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

Central Agencies Home of the Week

Lorne Broen By Murray Green

Move up to quality and comfort with this 1,370 square foot five-bedroom bungalow located on quiet Edgewood Close. It is close to a school and the walking trail system. The attractive front entrance leads to a s pacious living room and large formal dining area that features gorgeous vaulted ceilings. Beautiful oak cabinets and a handy cooking island in the kitchen make preparing meals a breeze. A pantry, plenty of cupboard space, a stained glass china cabinet and an eating area with a bay window overlooking the deck add to this already grand kitchen. Forget those pesky mosquitoes or the heavy snowfall with the huge deck that is fully enclosed for your enjoyment all year round. Bright natural lighting shines through to allow you

to soak up the sun without going outside. The large master bedroom features plenty of closet space and a t hree-piece en suite. Two good- sized second and third bedrooms are ideal for a g rowing family or as a h obby room and an office. A b eautiful four-piece bathroom with a walk-in tub and a laundry area are a lso on the main level. The developed basement has a spacious recreation room that would be ideal for setting up an entertainment room or a games room. Two more large bedrooms, lots of storage and closet space and a t hree-piece bathroom are also located on this level. Other highlights feature air conditioning, a c entral vacuuming system, new shingles on the house and garage, an underground sprinkler system and a water filter system. The deck door leads to a huge

…MORE LISTINGS FROM CENTRAL AGENCIES OUT OF TOWN QUICK POSSESSION – NEW PRICE! TILLICUM BEACH – LAKE FRONT – GREAT VIEWS ... from this very impressive year ’round home. 1928 sq. ft. 2-storey + 430 sq. ft. bonus room above gar. Lovely open MF plan. Hardwood floors, open hardwood stairway to upper level. Lovely private yard, picnic area, 2 serviced RV parking sites. Great family home. Bus at gate. Pvmt. from house to Camrose. Act quick. A must see! CA313853 Now asking $329,500 DAYSLAND – I M PR ESSIVE QUALITY AND FEATURES ... neat 3300 sq. ft. of totally fin. floorspace. Entire exterior is brick. Very spacious open floor plan. Lovely floor to ceiling slate FP. Vaulted cedar ceilings. skylites, corner waterfall feature in foyer. Super size attach. gar. A must see! Excellent value. Only asking $299,500 CA314597 BASHAW – BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED 1560 SQ. FT. ... 4 bdrm. 4-level split. Hardwood floors, open concept, 26’x40’ gar., tons of storage. Within 10 min. to beach at Buffalo Lake. Half hour to Camrose, Ponoka or Stettler. Now asking $289,500 CA310516 RYLEY ... You’ll be impressed! in REDUCE D! Built 2007, 1580 sq. ft. bungalow, 3 bdrm., large kitchen/dining area, spacious LR, 3 baths incl. soaker jacuzzi tub. Appl. incl. stainless steel stove, fridge, DW, all window cov. Oversize deck, front concrete parking pad, 3-car gar. Shed. Ask $274,500 CA311487 FERINTOSH ... Ideal for first time buyer or investor. 780 sq. ft., 2-bdrm., kitchen w/oak cabinets. Full bsmt., open, w/RID, new hot water tank. Upgraded insul. and shingles in past 10 yr. Older garage for storage. Asking $68,500 CA316080 ROU N D H I LL 3-BDRM. MOBILE HOME ... with 12’x19’ addition, laminate flooring. 22’x24’ heated garage situated on 4 lots. Don’t miss out on this one! Asking $87,500 CA296496 N E W N O R WAY 1248 SQ. FT. 3-BDRM. HOME ... well taken care of. New laminate flooring, paint, vinyl windows, vaulted ceiling, corner wood FP, MF laundry, master with 2-pc. en suite, 24’x40’ gar. Shed, appl. also incl. CA310981 Asking $189,900

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HEISLER ... exc. location in picturesque small town. 10 min. to Daysland. Well maintained 4-bdrm. bungalow, 3 baths, double gar. large landscaped lot. A home for family enjoyment. Asking $179,900 CA316500 NEW NORWAY – SPACIOUS, NEAT, BRIGHT, AF F O R DAB LE ... 1300 sq. ft. 4-bdrm. fin. up and down. Upgrades incl. alder cupboards, laminate flooring, main bath redone, new hi-E furnace. Fenced yard, 2-car garage. Great place to raise a family. Close to playground, school. Be sure to view! CA308146 Now asking $189,500 2 LOTS – BAWLF ... well located, serviced, sideby-side. Perfect for building in town with school, services. Only $30,750 each CA311576

ACREAGES 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 PERFECT FOR HORSES! ... 8.95 acres, custom landscaped, 2384 sq. ft. 2-storey, 5 bdrm., 4 baths, lots of living space, 2 FP, master suite has 2 closets, 3-pce. en suite, large south facing maint. free deck. Double attached garage, horse barn with lean-to, 40’ paddocks, 2 feeders. Only 5 min. north of Camrose. CA311605 Now asking $585,000 10.18 AC R ES S O UTH OF FERINTOSH … S SE R 1672 sq. ft. bungaT FOR HO REAlots low G with of upgrades – windows, furnace, hardwood, slate tile, shingles in 2005. 32’x48’ htd. shop w/two 220 plugs and air filter. Fenced for horses w/Electrobraid. Barn and horse shelter plus two storage bldgs. Already set up for horses! Asking $439,900 CA316012 BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE TREED ACREAGE! ... picture perfect 3.36 ! D acres of paradise only CE U ED R 1/2 mi. to city limits. Lovely character 1-1/2 storey home, huge south facing deck, beautiful landscaped yard, superb 30’x40’ htd. garage. You have to see it! Now only $355,900 CA304324 YOU’LL LOVE THE LOCATION! ... 3 km east on Hwy 26. Beautiful park-like setting on 3.93 acres. Ideal for large family or B&B. 6 bdrm., family room w/gas FP, great room for entertaining. All major appl. Dble. attach. gar. plus 24’x28’ htd. gar./workshop. Exceptional yard, treed, flowering shrubs. 2 riding lawn mowers, snowblower. Now ask $616,000 CA315025

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Attractive bungalow, quiet location

backyard, which features beautifully landscaped perennials and shrubs, an oversized garage for RV parking, a paved parking pad and a n atural gas hook-up for barbecuing. A large double garage is also located in front. This home has a vinyl exterior so save on maintenance. Included with the purchase are five major appliances, vacuum attachments and window coverings. An open house will be held at this impressive 138 Edgewood Close home on Saturday, August 27, from 2 t o 4 p.m. It is attractively priced to sell at $374,900. If you are unable to attend the open house, contact Lorne Broen for a tour at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-672-3442 res.


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4870-51 Street, Camrose • Phone 780-672-4495 • 1-800-809-8040 After Hours: Matt Banack, 780-608-9733; Matthew Mayer, 780-781-7088; Lyndsey Delwo, 780-678-6117; Darrell Rosland, 780-679-2170; Lorne Broen, 780-679-7797; Frank Hoehn, 780-608-7402; Steve Frost, 780-679-6550; Graham Wideman, 780-679-8384; Chasity Poirier, 780-781-1454. After Hr. Pager: 780-608-1078.

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Wed., August 24, 2-4 p.m. 3402-51 Street, Creekview

QUALITY BUILT HOME IN VALLEYVIEW ... features beautiful cabinetry, granite countertops, corner pantry, hardwood/tile flooring, triple car garage. Asking $369,900 CA308843

BRAND NEW T W O - S TO R E Y IN CREEKVIEW ... except. family floor plan showcases 3 bdrm., MF E! M HO OW SH laundry, 5-pce. N EW master en suite, open concept MF. Dbl. gar. Corner lot location w/large yard and fence partially completed. This exciting new plan is sure to impress! Asking $337,900 CA313391

OPEN HOUSES OPEN HOUSES Thur., Aug. 25, 3-5 p.m. 3625-64 Street Close

Sat., Aug. 27, 1-2 p.m. 108-2nd Street, HAY LAKES

IMMACULATE F A M I L Y BUNGALOW CLOSE TO PARK AND PLAYGROUND ... RV parking, new shingles, large open kitchen, vaulted ceilings, 2 dining spaces, French doors to mast. bdrm. Well kept, manicured mature yard w/large trees. Located at opening of culde-sac. Asking $328,500 CA314757

HAY LAKES ... exceptional quality in this fully developed home! Spacious entry, vaulted REDUCE D! ceilings, hardwood floors. Gorgeous kitchen with custom cabinets. Functional bonus room over garage. CA309562 Now asking $394,500

Thur., Aug. 25, 3-5 p.m. 5913-28 Avenue “A must see!” OVE R LO O K I N G WATER, VERY IMPRESSIVE, E! EW PRIC OPEN FLOOR PLAN, LOVELY NFIN. WALK-OUT BSMT. ... enjoy great water, sunset views. Superb kitchen, eating area, garden door to deck. Great room, vaulted ceiling, gas FP, entertainment centre. Office/den. Lge. mast. bdrm., en suite, htd. floor, MF laundry. Totally fin. walkout bsmt. Media/TV room. Covered patio, nicely landscaped yard. 2-car htd. Be sure to view! Now ask $549,500 CA308988

Thur., Aug. 25, 3-5 p.m. 5810-54 Avenue V E R Y AT T R A C T I V E 1320 SQ. FT. ! ED ST OPEN FLOOR LI JU ST PLAN BUNGALOW ... c/w lots of windows, 9’ ceilings, a/c, arches, hardwood floor, nice kitchen w/dark oak cabinets, granite counter tops plus all appl. 22’x24’ garage w/appealing curved driveway. Asking $329,900 CA317650

INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES EXC E PTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R EC R EATI O NAL/ R E S O R T PROPERTY! ... Wow! An impressive 45.52 acre parcel w/ beautiful, peaceful country setting. Facilities incl. Rosebush Craft & Tea House, Heritage Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 30’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 40’x70’ quonset. Exc. site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! You have to see it! Now asking $679,900 CA315880 THREE 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! CA316235 Asking $395,000 DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS EXCELLENT O P P O RT U N I T Y 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 $224,500 CA309676 SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fronting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363 I NVESTM E NT O P P O RT U N I T Y KNOCKS ... exc. main street bldg. and location. Move in condition, 2680 sq. ft. plus lower level. 3-stall parking and fenced storage. Asking $269,500 CA316796 GREAT OFFICE SPACE – GREAT LOCATION ... close to post office. Presently occupied by accounting firm. Avail. Nov. 1/ll. Phone for more info. CA317234

Sat., Aug. 27, 2-3 p.m. 10-3rd Avenue, HAY LAKES HAY LAKES ... Cute and cozy 2-bdrm. home. Ideal for first time buyer or investor. Many recent upgrades, large lot. CA314170 Asking $118,500

Sat., Aug. 27, 1-3 p.m. 5613-25 Ave., Valleyview VALLEY VI EW BUNGALOW ... 1394 sq. ft. 23’x23’ htd. gar., paved RV UCE D 20K! parking, fenced, RED landscaped. Bright open plan w/9’ ceilings, beautiful maple cabinetry, gas FP, large dining space, eating bar, corner pantry. Dream bsmt. for entertaining, 9’ ceilings, custom 21’ bar w/12 chairs, pool table, poker table w/6 chairs, all incl. Call for more extras. Asking $448,500 CA315342

Sat., Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m. 6309-41 Avenue B E A U T I F U L RENOVATED HOME ... with great loca! D CE U tion on huge lot with ED R exceptional curb appeal. Prior upgrades incl. paint, windows (except LR), furnace, shingles, sidewalks, completely redone bsmt. Park-like yard incl. mature trees, fish pond, garden, firepit. You’ll need to view this home to appreciate it. 24’x26’ gar, appl. included. Now ask $333,900 CA315825

Sat., Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m. 138 Edgewood Close W E L L MAINTAINED 1370 SQ. FT. BU NGALOW ... with attached 2-car garage. Oak kitchen cabinets, bay window w/eating area. Vaulted ceiling over spacious LR and dining area. Large master w/3-pce. ensuite. MF laundry. Fin. bsmt. w/large rec room plus 2-bdrm., 3pce. bath. A/C, central vac. New shingles. Enclosed patio, 2nd garage, 18’x21’6”. Underground sprinkler system. Pleasure to show. Asking $374,900 CA316291

FOR RENT OR LEASE EXCELLENT OFFICE OR BUSI N ESS LOCATION! ... Very nicely developed 2250 sq. ft. and 900 sq. ft. bays with A/C. Exc. parking, independent utilities. Quick possession. $2100 and $750/mo. Call now for details! CA315173, CA315166

COMMERCIAL LOTS GREAT OPPORTUNITY ... 0.91 acres just south off Hwy 13 in Camrose, behind Camrose Cycle. Zoning C3. Asking $350,000 CA316240 E X C I T I N G OPPORTUNITY FOR DEVELOPMENT ON MAIN STREET CAMROSE ... vacant 25’x120’ lot zoned C1. Future development will have to follow City of Camrose Downtown Action Plan. Asking $75,000 CA315054

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Beautiful Valleyview Bungalows by Battle River Homes! Absolutely an exceptional walkout bungalow with awesome valley views!

SOLD Walk-out 1707 sq. ft. 34’x31’/26’ garage CA315818 Asking $712,162

Superb bright open plan, amazing window views, stunning staircase, beautiful coffered ceilings, exceptional kitchen, granite, walkthrough pantry, beautiful hardwood and tiled floors, superb ensuite and MF laundry. Cozy in-floor heating. 34’x31’/26’ htd. garage and more! FINISHED WITH ELEGANCE!

Additional Bungalows 1585 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 24’x26’ garage CA315253 Asking $424,162 1400 sq. ft. 2 bedrooms 23’x26’ garage CA315238 Asking $403,162


CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 BRIGHT AND C H E E R Y BUNGALOW ... Situated on a beau! REDUCE D tiful tree-lined street close to Mirror Lake trails! There are 3 bedrooms upstairs, one that is currently being used for convenient main floor laundry. Finished basement. Beautifully landscaped both front and back. Double detached garage and RV parking. Come and take a look. Now asking $253,000 CA316597 G R E A T LO C AT I O N , QUIET STREET ... only a block from Jack Stuart School. 1146 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. bungalow features oak cabinets in kitchen, master with en suite, fin. bsmt. w/hardwood. Mature fenced yard w/huge recently built 26’x26’ garage c/w infloor heat! Now asking $284,500 CA311291 V E R Y IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the worry-free condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sure to view so you can appreciate the quality and details. Built energy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 New lower prices starting at $224,900 incl. GST WELL KEPT 4-BDRM. BUNGALOW ... close to all amenities. Prior upgrades over years incl. shingles, furnace / a/c unit, kitchen cupboards, some flooring, few windows, 24’x30’ oversize garage completed in 2001. All appl. incl. View this home today! CA316691 Asking $244,900 IDEAL LOCATION TO S C H O O LS AND HOSPITAL ... Bungalow features 5 bdrm., 2 baths, mother-in-law suite. Nice open floor plan w/vaulted ceilings. 6 major appl. Enclosed deck w/hot tub. Htd., single gar. Asking $279,000 CA314752 CLOSE TO JACK STUART SCHOOL, BUILT IN 1987 ... hardwood flooring, sunken LR, 4 bdrm., 2 baths. Large deck, 24’x26’ garage. Backs onto lge. green space. Asking $249,000 CA302932 FAMILY BUNGALOW, BACKING ONTO PARK ... spacious 1388 sq. ft. plan w/attractive foyer, easy keep tile and laminate flooring, dandy kitchen, spacious LR and DR. 4 bdrm., 3 baths and huge family/games room in dev. bsmt. 24’x26’ gar., alley access, tiered decking overlooks park! Now asking $282,500 CA314711 CLOSE TO MIRROR LAKE AND WALKING G! N EW LI STIN TRAILS ... Great starter or investment property with desired crescent location! Very well maintained 4-bdrm. bungalow with privated treed yard. Dev. bsmt. w/separate kitchenette. 3 baths, 22’x26’ garage, RV parking and more! Call now! Ask $229,500 CA317109 BEAUTIFUL 2-BDRM. CONDO ... 5 appl., in suite laundry. Close to downtown, low maintenance, perfect for students. CA305236 Now asking $168,900 COZY AND COMFORTABLE IN MATURE AREA CLOSE TO SCHOOLS AND EDGEWORTH CENTRE ... Spacious living and dining area – functional kitchen. Newly fenced yard with garden and RV capabilities. Shingles done in ’08, Furnace in ’04. Great Starter or Project Home. Asking $207,500 CA316652 1481 SQ. FT. 3-BDRM. 2-STOREY HOME ... located near park, within walking distance of Camrose west end shopping. Kitchen w/oak cabinets, centre island eating bar, MF laundry, huge master w/walk-in closet and 3-pce. ensuite. Bsmt. open for future dev. Appl. incl. Asking $287,500 CA316332 WELL DESIGNED 2-STOREY ... with 4 bdrm., 4 baths, a/c, landscaped, fenced. Close to shopping, playgrounds, etc. A real family home! CA316586 Asking $279,000

FARMS CAMROSE EAST … 160 acres 1/2 mi. off pavement with vg set of buildings featuring 1800 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. split level home, heated quonset, mechanical workshop, htd. machine/woodworking shop, 2-car gar., machine shed, other farm buildings. Attractive treed yard. Subdivision of 13 or 80 acres possible and additional adjoining 160 acres can also be purchased. Ask $489,000 CA313788 IDEAL LOCATION ADJOINING HWY. 26 ... quarter section. VG perimeter fence and cross fence. 2 dugouts. Approx. 110 acres seeded pasture, balance natural. Good location for building. Aerial map on file. Now ask $139,500 CA287869 BAWLF – 1/2 S E C T I O N WITH GOOD BUILDINGS ... and shelter belt. 3-bdrm. bungalow with some upgrades, double garage, 6 steel bins. Good grain producing area! Now ask $579,000 CA301458 138.9 ACRES – ON PAVEMENT ... frontage on both Hwy 26 and Hwy 854 intersection. Grazing quarter fenced andUcross CE D!fenced. Hwy access for REDonly yard site. Now $129,900 CA299159 WOW! THE P E R F E C T H I D E AWAY / HOBBY FARM, PEACEFUL SETTING! ... Just what you’ve been looking for: 160 acres close by Big Hay Lake. It’s the perfect retreat to enjoy a restful and relaxing lifestyle! Beautifully landscaped yard, neat, tidy and offers a cozy 1120 sq. ft. home, 26’x28’ garage, 28’x40’ hip roof barn, 28’x40’ workshop. You even have your own pond to watch and enjoy the birds and wildlife. It’s private, it’s secluded, it’s a natural choice! Asking $557,700 CA317740

NEXT TO NEW ATTRACTIVE OPEN PLAN ... w/vaulted ceiling. Family kitchen w/pantry, island. Master bdrm. features en suite w/heated floor. Bright bsmt. open for future dev. CA298435 Now asking $294,835 EXCELLENT CONDO, GARAGE IN BLDG. ... Close to west end amenities. Features spacious floor plan on top floor w/vaulted ceiling, bright windows, dandy kitchen, cozy gas FP in LR, den, enclosed sun deck, laundry. Beautiful MF lounge, kitchen, games area. Call now! CA315457 Asking $189,777 BEAUTIFUL 1915, 2197 SQ. FT. 5-BDRM., 3 BATH HOME ... located on large mature corner lot close to Mirror Lake walking trails, downtown. You’ll enjoy the ample amount of space this home has to offer incl. additional 2-bdrm. suite w/separate entrance in bsmt. Property is also zoned R3. CA310601 Asking $269,000 EXCELLENT FAMILY BUNGALOW, SUPERB LOCATION ... you’ll be impressed by this beautiful home, the spacious open floor plan and the quiet cul-de-sac location. Features lovely kitchen, bright dinette, spacious great room. Dev. bsmt. w/family room, laundry room, large storage room. With 4 bdrm., 2 baths, it’s a great opportunity for the younger family or the empty nester. Alley access, RV parking and more! Ask $257,900 CA317755 LO C AT I O N ! LOCATION! ... Very neat, fully fin. Ideal family home. Large family kitchen, superb yard. 3 schools and rec centre very close – no more driving. New shingles. Quick possession! Now only $229,500 CA316981 GREAT FAMILY HOME – CENTURY MEADOWS ... some reno’s done incl. garden doors to deck, counter tops, new front and back doors, new FP insert downstairs. Beautiful back yard and raised gardens, paving stones, shrubs and trees. A must see home! Asking $259,900 CA316998 CENTRAL LOCATION ... schools, parks, downtown. 3-bdrm. bungalow, garage, many upgrades, newer shingles, open bsmt. Asking $192,000 CA316926 BEAUTIFUL END UNIT TOWNHOUSE CONDO ... close to downtown and Mirror Lake walking paths. 3 bdrm., framedin bsmt., hardwood floors, open kitchen, large 10’x10’ deck, large bright windows throughout. Worry-free lifestyle great for first time home buyers, investors or for those looking to downsize. CA316300 Asking $204,750 4-BDRM. BUNGALOW ... easily converted to 5. Close to schools, Edgeworth Centre, parks and much more. RV parking, 22’x24’ gar., firepit. Newer furnace, flooring and bath upgrades. Exc. location. Ask $243,500 CA314795 I M PE R IAL V I L L A S CONDOMINIUM … Superb central location; worry SIVE free lifestyle; ES PR IM VE RY open spacious design; 9’ ceilings; quality construction; built energy efficient; price includes $3500 appliance allowance. Immed. possession. Prices starting at $224,900 CA289045 EXCELLENT STARTER HOME BUILT IN 2005 ... 2 bdrm. up w/spacious kitchen, dining and living area. ! JU ST LI STEDNewly built south-facing deck – great size for entertaining. Bsmt. has been recently done too. 1 bdrm., 3-pce. bath, utility room, nook. Bsmt. has potential for 4th bdrm. Well-kept one-owner home w/quick possession possible! Asking $265,000 CA317550 I M PR ESSIVE – IMMACULATE ... Perfect for retirement, N EW PRIC E! nothing to do but move in and enjoy! Great easy-to-keep yard. Nice patio area. Numerous upgrades, 2-car garage. All appl. included. Now asking $207,900 CA315927 EXCELLENT FAMILY HOME WITH SUPERB YARD! ... You’ll be impressed by this immaculate home, all the recent reno’s and over 2300 sq. ft. of dev. living space. Features lovely kitchen, great dinette, cov. deck, spacious LR, family room, huge games/ hobby room, superb laundry room. Great yard, private courtyard, 24’x24’ garage and more! Hurry, you’ll want to SEE this one! Asking $289,000 CA316278 I M MAC U L ATE EXC. LOCATION! ... You’ll be impressed, nothing to do but move into this bright bi-level. Terrific family home, close to large park w/skating rink, close to school. 2-car garage. Metal fence w/privacy slats. Appl. incl. Only asking $239,500 CA317060



RESIDENTIAL LOTS 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 TWO CUL-DE SAC LOTS IN CREEKVIEW SUBDIVISION ... a great place for your new home or project. Close to park, walking trails and valley. Architectural controls apply. Ask $77,000 – CA311394 $85,900 – CA303320 MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 EXC E LLE NT M U LTI-LEVE L, S O UTH WEST MEADOWS ... Lovely open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Bsmt. completely fin. as well. Triple attached garage. Be sure to view this wonderful home! Asking $379,900 CA314147 EXC ITI NG N EW FLOORPLAN FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS ... raised eating bar and corner pantry in kitchen. Large bright windows. 5-pce. en suite in master! LR in bsmt. fin. for immediate use. Be the first to call this floorplan home! Asking $344,900 CA313407 A M A Z I N G VA L L E Y V I E W BUNGALOW – SU PE R B G!LIFESTYLE! ... IN ST LI N EW Valley and walking trails close by! Beautiful quality built home features gorgeous open plan, 12’ coffered ceilings, bright windows, exc. kitchen, granite, superb cabinetry, huge island, awesome master/en suite, exc. bsmt., huge family/media room, in-floor htg., dandy 24’x24’ garage, lots more! It’s perfect! Ask $495,888 CA317042 YOU WILL BE IMPRESSED ... by this immaculately kept bungalow! D! IC E REDUCE Bright and spacious PR open floor plan, beautiful hardwood floors, fin. bsmt. Situated on large lot, with quiet and tranquil view. A must see! Asking $384,900 CA314583 WALK O UT BASE M E NT ... 3-Bedroom Multilevel with Triple car garage. Beautiful kitchen with maple cabinets, corner pantry and raised eating bar. Gas fireplace in living room. Master on the main floor with en suite and walk-in closet. Still time to pick your finishes! Asking $398,900 CA316636 POPULAR MULTILEVEL FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS... 3-bedroom Multilevel with large windows, great kitchen, spacious living/dining, vaulted ceilings and great basement appeal. Still time for choices if you call today. Asking $335,900 CA316640 1656 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW ... w/5 bdrm., 3 baths, douG! N EW LI STIN ble attached garage, mature treed yard, gas FP and more. Spacious rooms great for entertaining, growing families. Close to schools, Edgeworth Centre and walking trails. You can’t beat the square feet for this price! Asking $329,000 CA317785


E X C E L L E N T VALUE – LOVELY EXECUTIVE HOME ... very impressive, spacious 3215 sq. ft., 2-storey. Quiet cres., large pie-shape lot. Enjoy privacy from 2-tiered patio. Very impressive floor plan. Superb family room w/open cathedral ceiling, FP. Double staircase to upper level, 4 bdrm. Superb master bdrm., en suite. Be sure to view! Nothing to do but move in Now includes furnishings. Phone for more details. Only asking $579,500 CA312761 WOW! BEAUTIFUL FR ESH N EW PAINT! EXCELLENT VALLEY VI EW BUNGALOW CLOSE TO PARKS AND TRAILS! ... Quality and custom built with beautiful open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, alcoves, columns and display ledges! Exceptional kitchen, granite, NU-Heat tiling, soothing air tub, cozy 3-sided FP, MF laundry. RV option, vinyl fencing and more! Now only $417,900 CA310539 AT T R AC T I V E , BRIGHT, SPACIOUS – IMMEDIATE POSS. ... very impressive 2-storey floor plan. Living/dining room, family kitchen, family room gas FP, 4 bdrm., 4 baths, upper laundry. Fin. bsmt. 2-car insul. garage. Fenced yard. Shingles 2008. Appl. incl. Move in cond. Across street from golf course. Try an offer! Ask $319,900 CA317092 CUSTOM BUILT VALLEY VI EW BUNGALOW – CLOSE TO PARKS E! LU AND TRAILS! ... feaVA AL PTIONopen EXCE turing beautiful plan w/vaulted ceilings, display ledges, niches. Lovely LR, exc. kitchen, extra bright dinette, MF laundry, exc. bsmt. Awesome fenced yard, beautifully landscaped, covered veranda, deck, huge courtyard, RV parking. It’s all done! Reduced to $388,700 CA314436 EXCEPTIONAL B I - L E V E L ACROSS FROM PARK, CENTURY MEADOWS! ... bright open floor plan w/open staircase, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, arches, columns. Superb kitchen, granite countertops, lovely LR. Master bdrm., spacious laundry, millennium deck, 22’x24’ gar. You’ll love it! Now asking $419,900 CA312712 EXC ITI NG N EW DESIGN FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS... 1555 sq. ft. TwoStorey featuring 20x24 Garage, vaulted ceilings in master bedroom, upstairs laundry, large entryway and spacious living space. Call today and put your touch on it. Asking $335,900 CA316641

OFFICE RENTAL IMPRESSIVE OFFICE SPACE ... very well planned. Four offices, reception area, conference/board room, bathroom and storage. Excellent location to post office and Bank of Montreal. CA313119

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EXC E PTIONAL 2-STOREY IN CREEKSIDE! ... features beautiful open staircase w/ oak and iron railings, tile and hardwood flooring, lovely kitchen cabinetry, granite, formal DR, cozy gas FP, superb en suite, MF laundry, 4 baths, dev. bsmt. Great yard, fenced, alley access and more! You’ll have to see it! Asking $389,500 CA314308 EXCEPTIONAL TW0STOREY FLOORPLAN... Open Concept main floor living space with large dining space and great kitchen. Bonus room above the garage with many possibilities. 4pc en suite in Master Bdrm with separate shower and soaker tub. Still time to make some choices – call today. Asking $359,900 CA316638 WELL-KEPT HALF DUPLEX IN STONEY CREEK MEADOWS ADULT COMMUNITY ... extended deck w/ beautiful views backing onto the Creek. Double attached garage, spacious rooms, MF laundry, oak cabinets, central vac, central vac, gas FP, fin. bsmt. No condo fees! A quiet location perfect for retirees. Asking $312,900 CA316945 EXC E PTIONAL FAMILY HOME, B EAUTI F U L PRIVATE YARD, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE ... you’ll be impressed by spacious floor plan, family lifestyle, beautiful views, quiet location. Open staircase, oak railings, loft overlooks LR. Exc. kitchen, bright dinette, formal DR, cozy FP in fam. rm. Huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Awesome private yard, huge covered deck, RV parking and more! Asking $439,900 CA315485 1905 SQ. FT. IN VALLEY VI EW! ... Kitchen showcases maple cabinets, corner pantry, island sink and lrg. dining space w/big bright windows. Spacious bonus room above gar. w/many possibilities. Other features incl. gas FP, vinyl fencing, two stamped concrete patios, cov. deck, balcony off master bdrm. RV parking, 24’x26’ htd. gar. CA315795 Asking $398,500 E X C E L L E N T BUNGALOW, CULDE-SAC LOCATION ... E! IC features bright open N EW PR plan with vaulted ceilings in LR, formal dining, superb oak kitchen w/island, bright dinette, east facing deck. Exc. bsmt. dev., in-floor htg. in huge family/games room w/built-in cabinetry. Great laundry area. Superb landscaped yard, fenced, RV option, htd. gar. all fin. + more! Now $382,900 CA314101 NEW DESIGN... 1504 sq ft Two-Storey with bonus room upstairs plus 3 bedrooms. Vaulted ceiling in Master Bedroom with 4pc en suite and walk-in closet. Great living space for growing families. Call today and have a chance to pick your colors/finishes. Asking $337,900 CA316639 WELL MAINTAINED UPGRADED 3-BDRM. BUNGALOW ... close to schools and parks. MF beautiful oak flooring in main areas, cork on kitchen floor and stairs. Garage, shop 220V, carport, 2 newer furnaces, sunroom and more! Asking $319,000 CA317069 E X C E P T I O N A L LY QUIET AREA ... 3 bdrm., attach. garage, quality oak cabs, FP, good yard. A family home, many good features! Asking $332,000 CA317015 BEAUTIFUL PA R K R I D G E E S TAT E S BI-LEVEL – ! WOW A M A Z I N G YARD! ... Premier location w/valley, walking trails close by! Quality built home features bright open plan, cathedral ceilings, beautiful foyer. Except. kitchen, oak cabinetry, huge island, great master, oval jacuzzi. Exc. ICF bsmt., huge family/media room, cozy FP, dandy 24’x24’ gar., RV parking, lots more! You’ll love it! Ask $427,900 CA312242 1727 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY ... fully finished 4-bdrm. home located in Southwest G! N EW LI STIN Meadows! Front covered deck, lovely staircase leading upstairs, large master, workable kitchen w/maple cabinets, corner pantry. Gas FP, A/C, oversized garage, great back yard w/large deck to entertain. CA317555 Asking $414,900 IMPRESSIVE ELEGANCE ... a gracious foyer welcomes you to this prestigious 3215 sq. ft., 2-storey. Awesome floor plan. Recent upgrades are stunning. Located in quiet crescent. Must definitely be seen to be appreciated! You won’t want to leave. Phone for an appt. to view. Asking $749,500 CA316841 EXCITING NEW M U LT I - L E V E L FLOOR PLAN ... features bright family kitchen, gas FP, hardwood/tile floors, maple HOM E! dark OW SH cabinets, granite EW N countertops, corner pantry, vaulted ceiling, large tiled entryway w/convenient laundry room. You’ll love it! CA313413 IMPRESSIVE B I - L E V E L , C E N T U R Y MEADOWS! ... Beautiful bright E! LU VA open floor plan AL PTIONfoyer w/22’ ceilings, open stairEXCEspacious featuring case, vaulted ceilings, display ledges, lots of bright windows. Exceptional kitchen, huge island, bright dinette, cozy FP in great rm., flex room, superb en suite, soothing jetted tub. Lg. games room, media room. Private yard, tiered decking, gar. is all finished. RV parking and more! CA315656 Asking $379,500


The CAMROSE BOOSTER August 23, 2011

Kodiaks play the Bobcats to start new preseason By Murray Green The Camrose Kodiaks opened training camp today (Tuesday, August 23) to begin the reloading process for the junior team. Although the team lost some key veterans, the coaching staff will be working hard to ensure the Kodiaks are contenders in the south division of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. Camrose battled for the Royal Bank Cup, which was hosted by the community last year. Players attending camp will be split into four squads for drill sessions and mini-games. The groups will be named in honour of former players: Team Raymond, Team Bertram, Team Colborne and Team Olsen for the first two days. The ice sessions are at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. and then 12:30 and 1:15 p.m., followed by dry land training for each group. Then the four squads will be revamped into just two teams to prepare for the Black and White game on Thursday, August 25, at 8:45 p.m., at the Edgeworth Centre. A few cuts will be made as the Kodiaks prepare for their first exhibition game on Friday, August 26, against the Lloydminster Bobcats at 8 p.m. Camrose fans will recognize some names from last year's squad. Players at camp will include Craig Bokenfohr, Landon Kadatz, Nolan Marshall, Luc Vandale, Brayden Hopfe, Connor Milligan, Tanner Marshall, Jonathan Lashyn, Sam Jardine and Rylan Wiest. The exhibition schedule continues when the Kodiaks travel to St. Albert to face the Steel on Tuesday, August 30, in an away match. Then the Bonnyville Pontiacs face Camrose on Friday, September 2, for a 7 p .m. start. Camrose returns the series to Bonnyville on Saturday, September 3. The regular season opens at the Edgeworth Centre when the Canmore Eagles fly into Camrose for a F riday, September 9, game at 7:30 p.m. The same two clubs play again in Camrose on Saturday, September 10, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Golf Classic The Camrose Kodiaks' annual golf tournament is slated for the Camrose Golf Club on Sunday, August 28. The format is an 18 hole Texas Scramble, and it is limited to the first 120 golfers. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. A dinner and social will follow at the Norsemen Inn. The entry fee includes golfing, cart, prizes and the dinner. Additional tickets for the dinner are available. The deadline to enter is F riday, August 26, at 4 p .m. For tickets or for further information, contact the Kodiaks' office at 780-679-2603, or Ray McIsaac at 780-679-8363.


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

Dale Bowal 780-672-7942

Bud James Bob James 780-385-3100 780-385-3100 Killam/Sedgewick

Cory Starchuk 780-781-4217

Trevor Van Leeuwen 780-781-8973

Rick Nygaard 780-608-0675

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GREAT STARTER... 1220 sq/ft, 4-bed, 2-bath, bungalow located near 3 schools and west-end shopping. Double garage, recent upgrades. Priced at $248,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1332) IDEAL RENTAL INVESTMENT... Rental home with great tenants, well kept property, 2-car garage, ideal location. Asking $299,500. Call Dale for details. (R1355)

EXCEPTIONAL VALUE... with this 5-bedroom 1/2 duplex. Basement completely redone in 2008-2009. Has potential to be easily converted to a 2-bedroom suite. Upgraded electric (09), shingles (09), Furnace (07), new double garage door and auto-opener, plus much more. A must see – must consider property. Asking $214,500. For details, call Cory. (R1346)

CENTRAL DOWNTOWN LOCATION... Ideal family home with lots of upgrades including kitchen cabinets, trim, doors, fixtures, paint, etc. Finished basement including rec room, 2 bedrooms, bath, 2-car garge, hot tub, patio, mature yard. Asking $247,500. Call Dale for details. (R1351) QUALITY

BUILT RIDGE HOME... 1318 sq. ft., 3-bedroom, 3-bath, 2 storey located in West Park. Fully fenced back yard with deck, RV parking area. Basement is poly and insulated with some drywall completed. For more details, call Cory. Asking $259,400. (R1337) DUCTION SHADOW FURTHER RE

GREAT REVENUE PROPERTY IN COLLEGE AREA... This 1200 sq. ft. bungalow has a rented 1 bedroom, 1 bath suite in the basement. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. Shared laundry. Double garage. RV parking. Priced $284,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1342)

GREAT HOME REDUCED AND LOCATION... One owner, 3 bedrooms, 3 bath, home located near west end shopping, parks and walking trails. 6 appliances, front drive garage, fenced backyard. Priced at $304,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1331)



READY TO MOVE RIGHT IN... with a spectacular view of the pond off the deck. Lots of upgrades including windows, newer furnace, flooring, counter tops, baseboards, paint and bathrooms. The basement is fully finished. Must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $329,000. For more details call Dale. (R1324)

GREAT PLACE FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYER... and those “on the go”. 3 bedrooms. 2 baths, 6 appliances and 2 parking stalls. Reasonable condo fees. Priced at $179,900. Call Trudi for details. (R1323)


SHOP AND COMPARE – IMMEDIATE POSSESSION... Great value with this exceptionally well maintained 3-bedroom condo, main floor laundry, open floor plan provides plenty natural light, making the living room and kitchen area bright and cheerful. Patio door to balcony. Spacious 4-piece bath conveniently located for easy access to all bedrooms. Basement boasts attractive 9 foot ceilings. Easy access to St. Pat’s school, playgrounds and and within walking distance from downtown and all amenities. It can’t be argued that this one is not “PRICED TO SELL” at $164,500. Shop and compare! For details, call Cory. (R1352)

UNIVERSITY AREA... Well maintained 4 -bedroom home with many upgrades up and down. Plus finished suite in basement with private access. Double garage plus new replacement fencing and raised garden beds at back of garage. Call Rick for details. Priced at $274,900. Call Rick for details. (R1349)



CHESTER RONNING AREA... Great retirement and starter. 1080 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms up, 2 down, main floor laundry, developed basement, 2-car garage, great location. Many upgrades. Well priced at $259,000. Call Dale for details (R1347)

MOSTLY RENOVATED 720 SQ/FT BUNGALOW IN SPARLING DISTRICT... Many improvements to this property in recent years. It’s a 2-bedroom, 1-bath home with a large yard and nice newer 24x26 double garage. MLS#CA317007. Listed at $170,000. Call Trevor for viewing. (R1348)

GREAT STARTER... Over 1300 sq/ft, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, developed basement, garage. Many possibilities here for a larger home. Asking $229,000. Call Dale for details. (R1332) OPPORTUNITY IS KNOCKING...Palladio Homes offers this 1278 sq/ft Bungalow, attached garage to be custom built with your personal choice in interior finishing! Pick your paint, flooring, cabinetry, and more. Includes gas fireplace, hardwood, and 4 appliances! With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, lovely master with 5-piece en suite and walk in closet. There is a porch, a rear deck, and stone accents on the exterior. Listed at $319,900. Call Trevor today! (R1327) OPPORTUNITY IS KNOCKING...Palladio Homes offers this 1418 sq/ft bi-level with attached garage to be custom built with your personal choice in interior finishing! Pick your paint, flooring, cabinetry, and more. Includes 4 appliances, hardwood, and gas fireplace. With 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, main floor laundry, lovely master with 4 pc en suite w/ corner soaker tub and walk in closet. There is a porch, a rear deck, and stone accents on the exterior. Listed at $324,900. Call Trevor today! (R1328)


LOOK AT THIS STARTER OR RETIREMENT HOME FOR VALUE... 2 bedrooms on the main, living room and dining area, partially completed basement with extra bedroom, 2 piece bath, sun room off the dining area. Maintenance free siding, oversized garage with attached workshop. Ideal location to all schools and backing onto green area. Chain link fencing. This is good solid family home and well worth a look for the central location. For more details, call Dale. Asking $199,900. (R1350)


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GREAT CONDO... 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo located close to west end shopping. New blinds and carpet to be installed. A great lifestyle with many social activities available. Listed at $219,900. Call Trudi for details. (R1341)

IMMEDIATE POSSESION.. Chester Ronning crescent, 2 bedrooms up and 2 down, fireplace, 2 car garage, some upgrades. Asking 254,500 Call Dale for details. (R1295)



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 $239,000. Call Dale for details. (R1330)

THIS PALLADIO HOME... is a 1753 sq/ft 2-storey home with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, cappuccino kitchen with 4 appliances included, hardwood floors, gas f/p, and bright windows. Main floor laundry, upgraded trim package, large foyer, bonus room with vaulted ceiling, master with en suite and corner tub with a west view. Raised deck, concrete drive and walks, double garage with stone accents for the finishing touch. Listed at $319,900 Call Trevor for viewing! (R1326)

DAYSLAND... Over 1300 sq. ft, main floor laundry, spacious family kitchen with oak cabinets, partially developed basement with rec room, bedroom and bath, garage. Asking $217,500. Call Dale for details. (RO903)


TWO-STOREY OPPORTUNITY IN DAYSLAND... This 2-storey home is finished to 992 sq/ft, has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and has been significantly remodelled. New kitchen, flooring , light fixtures, bathrooms, electrical panel, entry doors, mostly vinyl windows, siding and more. Front covered porch and rear deck both 8x20. Good investment or starter. Listed at $79,900. Call Trevor for viewing. (RO901)

HAY LAKES – VERY WELL MAINTAINED HOME... 3 bdrm., 3 baths plus att. garage in quiet area. Home has newly finished basement with rec. room, bdrm. and 3-pce. bath. Yard is fenced with alley access and RV parking. Storage shed and some appliances included. $272,500. Call Rick for details. (RO865)

VILLAGE OF NEW NORWAY... Very quiet and private location. This well designed home has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and has had many upgrades including total kitchen makeover, some flooring on main level, plus doors and some windows. The basement has a large rec room with wet bar, fireplace, office, laundry and 3 pc. bath. You will love the park-like setting and large lot with lots of great stone and brick work in the back and front of property, plus cute garden shed with power door for easy access. Double heated garage completely finished inside with 220 amp. power plus RV parking west side of property. This home is a must see! Priced at $290,000. Call Rick for details. (RO887)


IN FERINTOSH... this 1160 sq/ft, 3-bedroom bungalow is on a large 125’x120’ lot, newer vinyl siding, windows, eaves troughs, nice 16’x24’ single garage, upgraded furnace and more. Some decorating would make this home shine. Nice size family home, Little Beaver Lake just a block or so away. Listed at $154,900. Call Trevor for details. (RO872)

TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY IN BAWLF... 5 years old, 1,511 sq. ft. bungalow. Open living area, maple cabinets, appliances incl., grand entryway, spacious master, full en suite, blinds, central air, oversized heated, garage, underground sprinkler, covered trex deck, fenced landscaped yard and so much more. Listed at $374,900. Call Trevor or Bud. (RO854)

REDUCED COUNTRY STYLE LIVING IN THE VILLAGE OF BAWLF... This 4-level split home is finished to 2500 sq/ ft of living space. Nicely upgraded and well maintained, large oak kitchen, 6 appliances included, and gas fireplace.This home has 4 bedrooms & 3 baths, and is very spacious. Upgraded windows, shingles done (2009), fiberglass deck, hot tub, fire pit, garden spot, RV parking and more. On a large 100x120 lot with 24x28 oversized garage! Attractive all the way around. Listed at $354,900. Call Trevor today. (RO852)

NEWER MOBILE IN NEW NORWAY... Built in 2000 this 1298 sq/ft mobile on a double 100x100 lot has 3 spacious bedrooms, vaulted ceilings, oak kitchen package and oak bathroom cupboards. En suite bathroom with soaker tub, oversized double garage (22x28). Priced to sell at $139,500. Call Cory for details. (RO882)

CHECK MARK THIS 1586 SQ/FT BUNGALOW IN DAYSLAND... This large and comfortable plan with country kitchen, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and mostly finished basement may be perfect for you. Total living area is approx. 3000 sq/ft. Built in 2006, there is maple in the kitchen with a centre island, bright windows and a very large deck. Situated on a 83’ x 120’ lot, in a newer area of town and must be seen! Listed at $290,000 MLS#316116 Call Trevor for viewing. (RO899)

TILLICUM BEACH... 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room c/w fireplace, 2 car garage, situated on 100’x150’ treed lots, with very scenic views. Some furniture and furnishings included. Asking $234,000. Call Dale for details. (RO884)

GREAT STARTER HOUSE IN DAYSLAND... Handicap accessible. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large mature yard. Priced at $69,900. Call Trudi for details. (RO894)

T HANGER AT CAMROSE AIRPORT... Good investment. 1/5 share in large hanger will keep your airplane etc., safe from weather and will provide a dry area to do your maintenance. Priced at $45,0000. Call Rick for details. (C267)

CHARMING ACREAGE RETREAT... This property is 2.47 acres with a 1587 sq/ft comfortable older dwelling which has been well cared for and nicely updated. Situated amongst and sheltered by trees on all sides makes this a special location! Perfectly suited for those who like gardening and outdoor pleasures. The home has 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, dining area, bright windows and shows well. Nice heated 42 x 32 hobby shop/ studio building on the property. Included are 6 newer quality appliances. MLS#CA317378. Listed at $247,900. Call Trevor for service. (A410)

WONDERFUL ACREAGE OPPORTUNITY JUST MINUTES AWAY FROM CAMROSE... This parcel is 5.79 acres and the homestead is a 1627 sq. ft. raised bungalow with fully finished basement w/ infloor heating, 3 beds and up, 3 baths (en suite), great country kitchen and large upgraded window package. Oversized double garage lined and insulated, nice corral area set up. Excellent 40 x 64 heated shop with 14’ overhead door and 16 x 40 mezzanine suitable for your endeavours. Only 3 km outside Camrose! Listed at $569,000. Call Trevor for viewing. (A406) CLEAN ACREAGE WITH LARGE SHOP... just 17 km northwest of Camrose. Good building site for home with power and gas up to site and water well close by. 5173 sq. ft. heated shop with 5 bays plus partially landscaped yard, only 1/2 mile off payment. Price $285,000. Call Rick for details. (A404)

BRAND NEW ON THE MARKET... Less than 20 minutes from Camrose on Hwy 854. Very private, peaceful and quiet, 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 $279,500. For details, call Cory. (A408) 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. (A394)

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)

REDUCED HAY LAKES... what a beauty - over 1,400 sq. ft. bilevel, upgraded counter tops, professionally painted, fireplace, large front foyer, vaulted ceiling, 9’ ceiling in basement with oversized windows. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $319,000. Call Dale. (RO848)

AFFORDABLE 3-BEDROOM... 1-bath, home in Heisler, located on a large lot, double garage with 220V wiring. Priced at $79,500. Call Dale for details. (RO871)

INDUSTRIAL EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 9.41 acre industrial property land right of way on south side of property Plan:8070 ET - Title # 012-006-506 & 20 M allowance for future pipeline to begin in late May or June of 2011. Water to property however certain limitations apply. Asking price $1,034,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C135)




GREAT LOT WITH LARGE GARAGE/SHOP... and small cabin located near ball field at Tillicum Beach. Priced to sell at $49,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO904)

OVERSIZED TREED LOT IN SUNSET HEIGHTS NEAR FERINTOSH... This .87 of an acre lot is larger than most in this secluded subdivision. This is a unique opportunity to have your own campsite or build! Services at the road. MLS#316341. Address 211-43336 RR 215. Listed at $19,900. Call Trevor for details. (L186)

“PANAGO PIZZA”... a great opportunity to own your own business in the City of Camrose. Exceptional high traffic location on 48 Ave (Hwy 13). For details call Cory or Rick (C268)


WELL LOCATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT IN DAYSLAND... This undeveloped lot in Daysland is 50’x120’, zoned R1 and is nicely set amongst a group of nice sized well maintained homes. Just a short walk to school! The frontage faces a park/recreational area. Just a short walk to school! Daysland has many local services. Now listed at $32,900. Call Trevor for service. (L185)



A VERY ATTRACTIVE AND WELL DESIGNED HOME LOCATED IN S.W. MEADOWS... Featuring 9’ ceilings, maple cabinets, attractive gas fireplace, large master bedroom with en suite and back deck access. Fenced yard, fully insulated and drywalled double attached garage. Priced to sell at $344,500. Call Cory for details. (R1338)

GREAT LOCATION... Excellent townhouse lot in Southwest Meadows subdivision in the City of Camrose. Each lot is individually serviced and backs onto park area. This property includes proposed plan and blueprints for townhouse construction. Call Rick. $205,000 (L183)

EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 6.35 acre industrial property. Water available but some limitations apply. Asking price $698,500. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C138)

FERINTOSH AREA... 16.5 acres with newer 1,400 sq. ft. modular. All services, highway frontage, lots of possibilities. Asking $230,000. Call Dale. (A392)

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 $310,000. (A393)


NICE HOBBY FARM CLOSE TO CAMROSE... 3-bedroom home on 80 acres with double attached garage, main floor laundry and large kitchen. Good size quonset with 220 amp service. Price $559,500. Call Rick for details. (F286)

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Mary Margaret Helen Charpentier Mary Margaret Helen Williams was born on February 28, 1922, in England to Walter and Maude Williams and immigrated to Canada in 1926. She ma rried Vernon Charpentier in 1939, and to this union seven children were born. Mary passed away on August 10, 2011, in Camrose at t he age of 89 years. Mary will be lovingly remembered by her children Jim (Marilyn) Charpentier of Ryley, Dianne (Dennis) Hartman of B awlf, Star (Gary) Vornbrock of Camrose, Cindy Charpentier of Ca mrose and Roxanne (Al) Staton of Camrose; 21 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Mary was predeceased by her h usband Vern; two sons Brian and Joe; one grandson; one great-granddaughter; as well as numerous brothers and sisters. Mary was deeply devoted to her f amily and friends. Although music was her greatest passion, retiring to Camrose gave her t he opportunity to travel and take up many new hobbies. She never l ost her love for life, even after moving into Bethany. She ma de many new friends and she often said that the staff spoiled her. Her passing has left an empty void, but her strength and memory will live on in the hearts of her loved ones. Funeral services were held on Monday , August 15, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Norm Lentz officiating. Interment will followed in Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may b e made in memory of Mary to the charity of your choice. To send condolences please visit

Jim McDonald Jim was born on April 6, 1 930, on the McDonald homestead at Heat her Brae. He had many happy memories of p laying along the creek with his brothers, sister and neighbourhood friends. After going to school in Camrose, he did some work with a seismic crew, worked in the family gravel pit, and soon began working with his father and brothers raising cattle and farming. In 1960, he ma rried Fran Cunningham and they moved to the farm on the Ohaton road where they raised three children. He loved the outdoors, spending his free time with family and friends camping, fishing, hunting, trapping or just driving around the country looking at cr ops. He enjoyed traveling and saw many places from hunting in the MacKenzie Mountains in the Northwest Territories to a safari in Africa with his family. Jim leaves to cherish his memory three children Anne (Pat) McHugh, Andrew and Geordie; three grandchildren Jennifer, Luke and Sean; a s ister Marg McCalder; a brother Lester (Jeannette); sister-in-law Peggy McDonald; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his wife Frances in 1998. His kind and gentle nature will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral services were held on Friday, August 19, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. from Camrose United Church with Rev. Kathleen Taylor officiating. Interment followed in Melville Cemetery. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice.

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Arthur “Art” August Roth Art was born in the Rolly View area on April 13, 1921. He attended school there and was confirmed into the Lutheran Church. He enjoyed playing soft ball with the Rolly View Junior team and then the Seniors. He tried out for the hockey team but he w as a ‘wee bit’ too light, so he decided to farm and found out he was a much better farmer than hockey player. In 1957, he r ented land from his parents and started out on his own. In later years, while living in Camrose, Art and Anna were very active in the Seniors’ Centre with floor curling and won many trophies. In March 2011, he mo ved into Maple Cottage at B ethany Meadows and made new friends again. The family would like to thank the staff at B ethany Meadows for their loving care. Art passed away on August 16, 2011, at the age of 90 years. Art was predeceased by his wife Anna; sister Hedy; brother Helmut; niece Glenda Maglis; nephew Marvin; sister-in-law Marie; step-son Allan Sjogren. He is survived by his brothers Ed and George (Eileen); sisters Gertrude and Adele; stepchildren Marj Sjogren, Helge (Ann) and Arne (Marilyn) and their families; brotherin-law Seig (Maxine) Buskas; s isters-inlaw Agnes Roth, Pearl Buskas and Hilda Buskas; numerous nieces, nephews and their families; Bill and Shirly Matheson; and a host of friends. A funeral service was held at 2 :00 p.m., Tuesday, August 23, 2 011, at Weber’s Mount Pleasant Chapel in Camrose, Alberta. Memorial donations may b e made to the Canadian Cancer Society, St. Mary’s Chapel Fund, or to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may b e made at


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March 13, 1939 – August 16, 2011 It is with great sorrow and deepest regret that we a nnounce the passing of o ur brother Eddie. Eddie leaves to mourn his passing family members Lena (Harry), Bill (Jean), Mike (Carol), Sophie (Chuck), Nettie (Clayton), Elenor (Ernie), Stanley (Sandy), sister-in-law Margaret, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Eddie was predeceased by his parents Zacharko and Barbara, sister Mary, sister Annie, and brother Fred. The family thanks the doctors and staff of Rosehaven Care Centre and West Court Lane for their loving care. A private family service has already taken place regarding Eddie’s wishes.

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June Loreen Fankhanel was born on June 6, 1 935, at Ne w Norway to Ailly and Mabel Fankhanel. She ha d four brothers Rodney (Eloise), Lloyd (Marion), Larry (Marie) and Dale (Myrna). She at tended school at Little Beaver Viewpoint and graduated from New Norway High School in 1951. She was employed at the Imperial Bank until 1955, when she married Mervin Giem in June 1955. June became involved in the Rural Gas Co-op in 1969. She w as employed with Battle River Gas for 25 years, and six years with East Central Gas, Hanna. She is survived by her husband Mervin; three children Sherry Warnock (Calvin), Nancy Taylor and Timothy; three grandchildren Tim, Matthew and Riley; nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. June was predeceased by her p arents and brothers Rodney and Lloyd. A memorial service was held at 2 :00 p.m., Saturday, August 20, 2011, at Ferintosh Recreation Centre. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may b e made to the Kidney Foundation. Condolences may be made at

Anne Brinker of Ca mrose passed away on August 17, 2011, in Camrose at t he age of 86 years. Anne is survived by her s ix children: Donna (Peter) Watson of Ca mrose, Larry (Holly) Brinker of L adner, BC, Allan (Barb) Brinker of F t. Saskatchewan, David (Angela) Brinker of O lds, Mary-Jane (Russ) Brocklehurst of Calgary, and Jill (Jeff) Holmberg of F t. Saskatchewan. She i s also survived by 12 grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; and two sisters Vera Blair of Edmonton and Ruth Cameron of Surrey, BC. Anne was predeceased by her h usband Thomas in 1997, daughter Susan Hubert in 2007, brother Chris Knudsen and two grandchildren. Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. from Our Lady of t he Prairies Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Leon Kler as celebrant. Inurnment will follow in Daysland Cemetery. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Alberta Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

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Marjory Bernice Anderson Marjory “Bernice” Anderson was born on July 11, 1926, in Castor, AB. She was the youngest daughter of I saac and Nellie Bateman. She c ompleted her education in Castor, and then followed in the footsteps of her s isters and attended Normal School in Edmonton. She st arted her career teaching first at F erry Point School before moving to Hazel Grove School, near Meeting Creek. It was here that she met Bruno Anderson, whom she ma rried on July 12, 1946, the day a fter her 2 1st birthday. Working on the farm alongside her husband, Bernice continued to teach until the first of t heir three children was born. The family continued on the family farm until 1976 when they retired to Rosalind. In Rosalind, they quickly became involved in the community. She w as a memb er of the Rosalind Royal Purple and the UCW. She enjoyed baseball and spent many hours watching local teams. She c ontinued to live in Rosalind until 2006 when she mo ved to Camrose and resided there until her passing. She will lovingly be remembered by her daughters Ardena Storms, Heather (Doug) Brown, and her s on John (SallyJo); grandchildren Kristy (Jodi) Osmond, Travis Storms, Heidi (Craig) O’Neill, Matthew Brown, Serena Brown, Chantal Brown, Ryan Brown, Luke Anderson, Nancy Anderson; great-grandchildren Wyatt, Wyett, Teagan, Ethan and Petra; and will also be remembered by her nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends. Bernice was predeceased by her husband Bruno; her p arents Isaac and Nellie Bateman; sisters and in-laws Cleda and Gordon Fuller, Leora and Knut Alskog, Clara and Nick Salahub, Violet and Harold Yttri, Karin Anderson and Ruby Anderson. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. from Burgar Memorial Chapel with Rev. Kristian Wold officiating. Inurnment will take place in Greenview Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to STARS or the charity of o ne’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

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

May 28, 1953 – July 21, 2011 Garry Allan Howery was born in Hanna, Alberta, on May 28, 1953, to parents Ina Leone (Mulgrove) and Vivian Allan Howery. The Howery family, including sisters Debbie and Valerie, moved to Viking in 1963 and settled on a farm north of Viking. During his school years, Garry was involved with Leo Club, Gymkhana Club and Pony Wagon Club. When he left school, he worked at various jobs prior to purchasing Garry’s Auto in Viking. Garry married Colette Ruel on March 2, 1974, and they lived on the family farm. During this time, Shawn was born in 1977, Marc in 1978, and Trevor in 1982. Garry ran a suc cessful parts business from 1977 to 1996. During those years, Garry was involved in various community sports and activities, especially those involving his boys. He loved motor biking, fishing, camping and car racing. After selling his business, Garry moved to Leduc and then St. Albert, before settling in Calgary, where he w as employed by Heritage Park providing maintenance services and later as Captain of t he SS Moyie, the renowned Calgary River Boat. Garry placed immense value on his immediate and extended family and enjoyed the large family gatherings. He was a practiced joker and had a good sense of humour. Garry is survived by his sons Shawn and Trevor; his father Viv; his sisters Debbie (Barry Quinton) and Valerie (Mark Shaw); and the mother of his children, Colette Howery. He was predeceased by his son Marc and his mother Ina Goldthorpe. All of Ga rry’s family would like to thank everyone for their support and for all of t he cards, flowers, phone calls, food deliveries and memorial donations to charities.

In loving memory of

Norman Bjorndalen May 11, 1946 – August 26, 2008 There is a gift we cannot buy That is very rare and true It’s the gift of a wonderful husband, dad and grandpa like the one we had in you. Forever in our hearts, Norine, Lance, Leanne, Janice, Jeff and families

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

Tuesday, August 30, 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 31, 4 to 8 p.m. at the Camrose Academy of Dance office in the Chuck MacL ean Arts Centre (below Camrose Co-op) 4809-52 St., Camrose Ph. 780-672-8535

CLASSES OFFERED: • Preschool Dance Mix for ages 3 to 5 • Ballet • Ballet-Pointe • T ap • L yrical • Jazz • Modern • Lyrical-Jazz • Stretch • Musical Theatre • Studio Large Group • Adult Classes Classes available for three years of age to adults, including seniors!

Meet our instructors… Lisa Rootsaert currently the Academy Coordinator for the Camrose Academy of Dance is an exciting motivator, educator, choreographer and dancer. Disciplined in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, musical theater and modern, Lisa has traveled extensively with much success across Canada and the United States with her dance career as a performer, teacher, choreographer and adjudicator. Lisa has taught at various academies in the Alberta region, co-owned and operated her own studio, and has trained many of her students into excellent professional dancers, choreographers and performers in Canada and the US. Lisa has participated in various events in the performing arts, television, modeling, stage, performances, and adjudicating. During the 1988 Winter Olympics games in Calgary, Alberta she performed with the Alberta Ballet company in the opening ceremonies. Lisa has trained and continues to take classes with various dance masters around the world. Each season, in order to provide new technique and create innovative and evolving choreography, she attends workshops and conventions with world recognized choreographers. These include Doug Caldwell, Wade Robson, Mia Micheals, Dave Scott and Brian Friedman to name a few. She has choreographed many high-score beginner to advanced solos, duets, and groups, won numerous outstanding and choreography awards. Lisa is a passionate dancer and choreographer and hopes to instill in her students the passion, the enthusiasm, the joy, and the love she has for the amazing art that is dance.

Trudy Lewis Trudy Lewis has been involved in the dance industry for over 25 years as a successful dancer, professional instructor, choreographer and adjudicator. She has completed and studied in various cities throughout Canada and the United States, including such places as Oregon, Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and New York to name a few. She also danced in the Opening Ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. Over the years, her students have entered examinations and competed in competitions with great success, having won countless awards and scholarships. Many of her students have gone on to further their careers in the performing arts through teaching and performing professionally. She has won numerous choreography awards and accolades over the span of an exceptional teaching career and continues to set high technical and artistic standards for herself, as well as her students.

Vasyl Kanevets

Artistic Director of “Tryzub” Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Calgary. Co-artistic Director of Vaganova Dance Association of Edmonton. Mr. Vasyl Kanevets, born in Kyiv, Ukraine, began his dancing career at the age of five with the children’s folk dance group at the Kyiv Central Palace of Pioneers. His extensive dance experience comes from performing with the State Ballet Academy of Kyiv, Nadzbruchanka Ukrainian Folk Dance Ensemble of Ternopil, Ukraine, and the Military Song and Dance Ensemble in Kyiv. Mr. Kanevets holds a Ballet Masters Degree with Honours from the Kyiv State Institute of Culture. Mr. Kanevets then began instructing at the Kyiv Children’s Choreographic School where his students received the second and third diplomas in the National Ballet Competition of Ukraine. In 1995, Mr. Kanevets moved to Canada where he continued to work as a professional dance instructor and choreographer with Yatran Dance Academy in Edmonton, Alberta, the Koperoush School of Ukrainian Dance in Sherwood Park, Alberta, and the Camrose Dance Academy in Camrose, Alberta. Mr. Kanevets has been part of the Vaganova Dance Association for many years, he had contributed to the curriculum of the ballet exams by the Vaganova System, he has been a participant and an instructor of the Ballet Workshop in St. Petersburg (2003, 2005, 2007). His choreography was featured as part of Kaleidoscope, Snow Queen, Tin Soldier, One Thousand and One Nights, and Don Quixote ballet performances by the Vaganova Dance Association. In addition, Mr. Kanevets was a guest choreographer for the 2006 folk ballet The Legend of the Rusalka, a joint production between the Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. In 2005, Mr. Kanevets joined Tryzub as the Ensemble’s Artistic Director. With “Tryzub” Mr. Kanevets was able to showcase his choreography in two collaborative projects with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (Get Me to Church on Time in 2006 and Slavonic Dances in 2008). Most recently, Mr. Kanevets and “Tryzub” were involved in a successful three city tour called “Razom” with two other semi-professional Ukrainian dance Ensembles (“Cheremosh” from Edmonton, and “Rusalka” from Winnipeg). Mr. Kanevets is very glad to be part of this year’s dance camps.

Frances Ross Frances has completed her fifth year with success at Camrose Academy of Dance. Her background dance training includes tap, ballet, jazz, hip hop and Scottish disciplines. She enjoys teaching and inspiring young dancers to pursue training in all areas of dance. She believes in quality and diversity education to be taught to her students allowing a full development of character. In addition, Frances is an accomplished social worker at the Forensic Assessment and Community Services Clinic through Alberta Hospital Edmonton. She provides treatment services to a mentally ill population living in the community. Frances is looking forward to seeing everyone back this fall!

ANNUAL MEETING FOR THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m. Please attend. It would be appreciated if one parent of each dancer would attend this important meeting. Camrose Academy of Dance is a not-for-profit organization run by a volunteer board. We have been in operation for over 20 years with the mission to provide individuals with the opportunity to develop their physical, mental and spiritual well-being through quality dance education.

Dance classes begin Tuesday, September 6 Adult and Preschool classes begin the first week of October


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â&#x20AC;Śat the Augustana Campus, University of Alberta, Conservatory of Music! Augustanaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s

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Small class sizes, a special time with your child 15 week sessions â&#x20AC;&#x201C; each class 30 minutes Offered in Camrose and Killam

Explore music through singing, rhythm, games and movement Teacher: Charlene Brown, Bachelor of Music

For baby and you 0-18 months

Ask about our stay-at-home parent subsidy program

For toddler and you 18 months to 3 years Teacher: Carolyn Wilcox, Kindermusik specialist


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Accepting registrations in all programs for September 2011 CALL NOW AT (780) 679-1673 Augustana Faculty Conservatory of Music Charlene Brown, Conservatory Administrator

Reminder to Charlie Killam School Junior High Students

Camrose Spirals Rope Skipping Club

School starts Thursday, Sept. 1 Grade 7 students start at 8:30 a.m. Grades 8 and 9 students start at 12:25 p.m. See you then!

Registration September 7, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. with the Community Registration at the Camrose Field House 4516-54 Street, or

Sat., Sept. 10, 2011-2012 SEASON:


  Workshops! Performances!




Junior Choir - grades 1 to 3 5:30-6:30 pm Tuesdays

Senior Choir - grades 4-9 6:45-8:15 pm Tuesdays

Select Ensemble - gr 5-12

4:30-5:30 pm Wednesdays Extraordinary rates! Call 780-672-3372 to register, or come to Community Registration Night, Wednesday, September 7. Registrations also accepted at rehearsals through September First Rehearsals: Tuesday, September 13 Chester Ronning School Music Room - call for directions

9 a.m. to noon at the Fire Hall.

Recreational Classes 10 week Program, Monday or Thursday â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. $100.00 per session, plus rope, commencing in mid-September. No Fund-raising!

â&#x20AC;&#x153;One of the best programs in Canada!â&#x20AC;? Competitive/Show Program: We compete on the provincial and national levels, and do demonstrations across Alberta.


CRYSTAL: 780-608-1885

TAMMY: 780-672-8466

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Welcome Back Students!


School starts Monday, August 31, 2011

Registration: EICS is still accepting registrations for the upcoming school year Register in three easy ways: • In person at any of our Catholic schools • Online at • At the Catholic Education Centre: 160 Festival Way, Sherwood Park, AB Transportation Registration: Visit the EICS website at or call 780-449-6480 Questions: Visit the EICS website at or call the EICS Education Centre at 780-467-8896. For specific school information such as registration or other start-up concerns, please contact the principal at each school or check our school websites listed below. Our Lady of Mount Pleasant Catholic School (Grades 7-12) 4-day T: 780-672-2975 week F: 780-672-4747 Principal: Mrs. Pat Olafson OLMP Registration Day is Wednesday, August 24 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Students are welcome to register, pick up textbooks, pay fees and get lockers. The school office will be open from August 15-26 to receive registrations and answer questions.

St. Patrick Catholic School (Grades K-6) T: 780-672-2177 F: 780-672-1818 Principal: Mr. Joe Kucy We’re looking forward to another successful school year!

Camrose Ladies Volleyball League MUSIC LESSONS • Guitar • Bass • Drums STEVEN W. HARTMAN 780-672-2718


available to students of all ages daytime or evenings. Contact Donna Schroeder 780.672.3525

If you wish to put an ad in the Sign Up Now section of The Camrose Booster, please call 780.672.3142 or email us at:


To register a team for the fall or for more information, phone Jordana at 780-672-6046

Camrose Adult Mixed Volleyball General Meeting and sign up Tuesday, September 6th 7:00 p.m. at Camrose Aquatic Centre

BAWLF PLAYSCHOOL AND BAWLF OUT-OF-SCHOOL CARE August 25 and 26 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. At the Playschool/Out-of-School Care Building (201 Macrae St.) – Playschool children must be a minimum of 3 years of age to attend. – Please bring your child’s birth certificate. – Bring your legal land location/address as well as one emergency contact legal land location/address.

For questions please call 780-373-2115 or 780-376-0004


REGISTRATION Registration for the Camrose Veselka Ukrainian Dance Club will take place on Community Registration Night

Wed., Sept. 7, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Camrose Field House (4516-54 St.) See you there! Dance runs from September to the 1st week of May on Wednesday nights. Age 4 to adult are welcome. Adult, Mixed Youth and Boys Only Classes Now Available You don’t have to be Ukrainian to join! Contact:

TAOIST TAI CHI New Beginner Classes Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Starting Monday, September 12th, 2011 or Thursdays 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Starting Thursday September 8

Free Open House/Demo at first class Stoney Creek Centre, 39 Ave. and 53St Old Tea House For more info:

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Camrose Composite High School Registration Schedule for 2011-2012

KILLAM WHEAT KINGS JUNIOR B TRYOUT CAMP September 2, 3 and 4 Registration on Friday, September 2 at 7:00 p.m. All midget players welcome.

For more informaiton, call Murray Gaume at 780.385.0069


August 29 • NEW students who have NOT previously registered (who have moved to Camrose over the summer or who have decided during the summer to attend our school) and Grade 12 students 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

August 29 • Grade 11 – 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Bawlf Playschool, Out of School Care Programs getting ready for new year By Dan Jensen

The Bawlf Playschool and Out of School Care programs are getting ready to start another year of operation. "We're looking forward to welcoming all the kids back," said Bawlf Playschool Society director Tannis Zimmel. The Bawlf Playschool program is designed to prepare children ages three and four for school. "We have just hired a new playschool teacher who is implementing a p rogram focused around learning through play," said Zimmel. "We also have a pa rent, guardian or volunteer who helps with each class." The program operates out of a portable building one block east of the Bawlf School Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. The Bawlf Playschool has a total capacity of 15 children. "We have seven children who have been registered and expect to fill up the remaining spots at registration night August 25 and 26," said Zimmel. The Bawlf Out of School Care Program will provide service to students from kindergarten to Grade 6 d uring the course of the school year, starting with the first day of classes. The program will also provide care for children from noon to 6:30 on early out teacher meeting days and full days on teacher professional development days. Students must be picked up by 6:30. "This is the second year of operation for the Bawlf Out of

School Care Program," stated Zimmel. "Last year we had 16 kids registered full and part time." The Bawlf Out of School Care program is p opular with parents who find themselves working days in Camrose and cannot always get home by the time school ends. "We have had a lot of parents tell us how much they appreciate having the program in place," said Zimmel. "Students enjoy healthy snacks, and are able to participate in games, activities and crafts." The Bawlf Out of School Care program operates out of a separate part of the same portable building as the Bawlf Playschool program. Every day the leader and staff meet the children at the school at a designated meeting place, then walk over to the hall. The Bawlf Playschool and Bawlf Out of School Care programs are available to children from a wide rural area. "There are some parents who send their children to Bawlf just because of the access to after school care," said Zimmel. More information about the Bawlf Playschool and Bawlf Out of School Care programs may be obtained by calling Zimmel at 780-3760004, or visiting the Bawlf Playschool Society website at Parents wishing to register their children at the Playschool/Out of School Care building in Bawlf should bring their child's birth certificate, their legal land location/address and the legal land location/address of one emergency contact person.

September 1 • Grade 10 – 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon registration and orientation. This is for ALL NEW students to CCHS.

September 1 – 12:40 p.m. • School begins for ALL students.

Sixth Camrose registration Aug. 24 By Dan Jensen

The Sixth Camrose Scouts will be holding their registration night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. tomorrow night (Aug. 24) at the United Church in Camrose. Scouting is an opportunity for youth to get outdoors, have fun and develop their leadership potential. It's also good for entire families. "There are numerous opportunities for adults to join the fun too," said one Scout leader. "We are actively recruiting and accepting new members all year round." Scouting programs include Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and Rovers. The Beaver program for youth ages five to seven emphasizes having fun while encouraging children to feel good about themselves, their friends and family, God, and nature. Beavers helps children learn basic social skills and gain self confidence. The program promotes activities that encourage children to: find examples of their own spiritual beliefs, experience and express love and joy, be healthy and have good feelings about themselves, develop a sense of belonging and sharing in small group activities, and develop a sense of cooperation through non-competitive activities. "The Beaver program is built around a l ively variety of games, crafts, music, storytelling, playacting, spiritual fellowship and the outdoors," said the leader. "Beaver activities stress cooperation and teamwork, and can involve the whole family." The Beaver promise is to love God and help take care of the world. The Cub program, designed for youth 8 to 10, focuses around

six activity areas: the natural world, outdoors, creative expression, healthy living, home and community, and Canada and the world. "The outdoors is an essential part of the Cub program," states Scouts Canada. "Weekend events, hikes and overnight camping opportunities round out the Cubbing experience." The Cub promises to do his or her best, love and serve God, do his or her duty to the Queen, keep the law of the Wolf Cub pack, and do a go od turn for somebody every day. The Scout program promotes activities that encourage youth 11 to 14 to express and respond to their own spiritual values and beliefs while showing concern for others, develop self reliance, pursue hobbies and personal interests, develop self discipline and the skills of working cooperatively with others, cooperate in setting and achieving small group and personal goals, practise leadership skills, relate with adults, be of service to others, camp, explore the outdoors, and develop good conservation practices. "The program is designed around a lively variety of activities based on personal and group interests," states Scouts Canada. "Scouts emphasizes outdoor and environmental activities, citizenship and community service, leadership, and personal development." Scouts promise to do their best, do their duty to God and the Queen, to help other people at all times, and to carry out the spirit of the Scout law, which is to be helpful and trustworthy, kind and cheerful, considerate and clean, and wise in the use of all resources.

The Venturer program emphasizes having fun while encouraging teens to feel good about themselves, their friends and family, God, and the environment. Venturers helps teens advance their leadership skills and gain self confidence. Venturers promotes activities that encourage youth 14 to 17 to show that they care and live according to their personal beliefs, develop and use the skills of communicating, solving problems and making decisions, explore vocational opportunities, participate in a variety of social, cultural and spiritual activities, work cooperatively in adult-like settings, participate in challenging physical and outdoor activities, and become aware of and respond to needs of the community and the environment "The Venturer program is built around a l ively variety of activities based on personal and group interests," states Scouts Canada. "It emphasizes outdoor and environmental activities, citizenship and community service, leadership and personal development, and career exploration." As well, Venturing helps teens gain new knowledge and skills that can lead to a sa tisfying career. Rovers, who are youth 18 to 24, participate in adventurous activities like mountain climbing, white water rafting, or parasailing. Rovers also help their local communities by running service activities such as food drives, park clean-ups, and tree plantings. Rovers meet in a group called a crew. Rovers develop and manage their own program under the mentorship of a re spected advisor.

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On the road … the automotive section of

Ford Ranger A combination of fuel efficiency, flexibility and affordability By Dan Jensen

The 2011 Ford Ranger at Lamb Ford Sales Ltd. in Camrose combines Ford's tough-truck heritage with fuel efficiency, affordability and flexibility in a small pickup that's big on value. Rangers equipped with the 2.3 litre four-cylinder engine offers estimated fuel economy of 7.3 litres per 100 km highway and 9.5 litres per 100 km in the city. "It's fuel efficiency is best in the class of compact pickups," said Lamb Ford Sales sales manager Brett Read. The available 4.0 litre V6 engine, standard on Ranger SPORT and XLT kicks out 207 horsepower and 238 lb.-ft. of torque. Total towing capability for the Ranger's 2.3 litre and 4.0 litre engines is 979 and 2,630 lbs. respectively. Both engines come standard with a five-speed manual transmission and are available with a smooth, durable five-speed automatic transmission. Well-equipped

Ranger is available in regular cab and SuperCab configurations. The segment's only seven-foot box is available as a fleet option on the XL regular cab model. XL and XLT 4x2 and 4x4 series are equipped with stylish standard wheels and tires, while a Class III trailer hitch is standard across the line. The lower front bumper valance has an integrated one-inch air deflector to help reduce drag and improve fuel economy. Large fog lamps provide excellent visibility and tougher appearance. XLT models features body-colour front and rear step bumpers and a chrome H-bar grille that is standard on 4x2 setups for a bolder look. Sport SuperCab trucks offer standard step bars, while the Sport SuperCab 4x4 is equipped with standard skid plates to protect major components at the front, middle and rear of the truck's underbelly. Ranger 4x4s live and breathe serious capability. Select the ideal drive on the available electronic shift-onthe-fly 4x4 transfer case without stopping – simply by turning a switch. Also available to up your go-anywhere potential: heavy duty shocks (standard on SPORT and XLT) and as many as three skid platges (fore, mid and aft). No wonder Ranger is a favourite at the Best in the Desert Racing Association series, where Ford rules as official truck. The FX4 off-road package on Ranger Sport models includes 4.10 limited slip 8.8 inch rear differential, 16-inch Y-spoke cast aluminum wheels, FX4 decal, black side step bars, cloth bucket seats, privacy glass, power equipment group and tilt steering with cruise control. Loaded

The Ford Ranger XLT cabin is loaded with more than ergonomics. On top of the leather-wrapped steering wheel with tilt and cruise control, you get this XLT exclusive: fully carpeted flooring with matching carpeted floor mats up front. Rear jump seats are standard on all SuperCab

Safety and security

Ranger provides high levels of safety and security via the Ford Personal Safety Craig Beddoes System, AdvanceTrac with RSC, seat-mounted side airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, and SecuriLock passive anti-theft system, all included as standard equipment on all models. AdvanceTrac with RSC delivers a level of performance that competitive stability control systems can't match. Unlike competitors' systems, AdanceTrac with RSC utilizes a second gyroscopic roll rate sensor to determine the vehicle's body angle and roll rate.

models equipped with the 4.0 SOHC V6. Fold them down to give your passengers lots of leg room or fold them up to make way for gear. The sporty cargo net is great for keeping smaller stuff close at hand, yet out of the way. A plug and play MP3 mode on the available stereo system, which also comes with a CD player, gives you the all-in-one convenience of an audio input jack. So you can plug in your MP3 player and pump out all your tunes.

If the unique roll rate sensor detects a significant roll angle, the system applies additional countermeasures – such as applying brakes to one or more wheels or reducing engine power – to enhance vehicle rollover resistance. Also standard is a four-wheel Anti-Lock Brake System, along with driver and front passenger air bags, seat belts with front pretensioners for outboard seating positions, and side-intrusion door beams. The Ford frontpassenger sensing system helps ensure airbags are not deployed on the passenger side when small children are detected.

This is your last chance to see the Ranger as Ford will be discontinuing production after the 2011 model year. Lamb Ford Sales Ltd. is located on Highway 13 East, Camrose. Phone 780-672-2411, or toll free 1-800-994-9953.

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On the road …

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Lease, finance plans, cash incentives & offers from Toyota Financial Services OAC for qualified retail customers on select models sold and delivered between August 3 and August 31, 2011. †$2,500 Clearout incentive is available on 2011 Tacoma 4X4 (UX4ENM/NP, UU4ENM/NA, LU4ENM, MU4FNA) models only and includes $500 Cash Incentive, $1,000 Cash Discount and $1,000 TFS Downpayment Matching Program. Cash Discount cannot be combined with subvented lease or finance rates. *TFS Downpayment Matching program available on 2011 Tacoma models financed or leased through TFS only. Customer must provide downpayment equal to or greater than the TFS Downpayment Matching Program of up to $1,000. Applicable taxes are due on delivery. Dealer may sell for less. See your participating Alberta Toyota dealer for details. All offers subject to exclusions and may change without notice. Vehicle may not be exactly as shown. **J.D. Power and Associates award information, visit

1-888-856-0086, 4120-56 Street, Wetaskiwin CARS AND TRUCKS DADS – L OOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. The Camrose Booster, phone 780-672-3142. FREE: CAMROSE AND SURROUNDING AREA – Will pick up unwanted vehicles. Cash for ‘40s to ‘70s complete. Phone 780-878-1212 or 780-672-6333. 1997 CHEV 1-TON – Duals, flat deck, diesel, 150,000 km., $3,000. Also for sale: two fuel tanks with pumps and toolbox. Ph. 7 80781-9205. 2005 CHEV COLORADO LS Z71 4X4 – Crew cab, 3.5L, I-5, excellent fuel economy and command start. Just tuned (plugs, coil paks), new battery, new 15” rubber, syn. fluids, very well maintained. Numerous after market accessories. Asking $6,700. Call Bob, 780608-0393, days or 780-672-2459, evenings. 2001 GMC SAVANAH CARGO VAN – Less than 1,000 km. on motor and transmission. $3,500 obo. 780-878-1950. 1996 CHEV 1-TON 4X4 – Crewcab, diesel, loaded, 5th wheel hitch, new tires, good shape, 370K. 780-679-8992. 1994 CHEV TRUCK 4X4 – $1,500 obo. Ph. 780-608-5137. 2004 VOLKS GOLF GTI – 1.8 Litre Turbo. Call 780-877-3982 for list of options, performance and visual add-ons. Great car to drive.

BOATS, RVs and CAMPERS SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a sp lash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! Ph. 780-672-3142.

LOVE CAMPING, BUT TIRED OF SHOVELLING SNOW OFF THE AWNING IN MAY? Say goodbye to y our Gulfstream! Move it fast with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. 1990 ROAD RANGER MONTEREY 18 FT. 5TH WHEEL TRAILER – With ball hitch, very good condition, $5,000 obo. Ph. 780672-3739 or 780-608-8203. 1999 WESTWIND 25.5 FT. 5TH WHEEL TRAILER – With bunk beds. One owner. Ph. 7 80672-1972 or 780-679-8925. 12 FT. ALUMINUM BOAT – With 9.9 engine, $800 obo. Ph. 780608-5137. 1999 APACHE 19 FT. HOLIDAY TRAILER – Tandem axles, air conditioning. Queen bed w/bunks. Lots of storage. Good condition. Ph. 7 80-878-3865 after 6 p.m. Leave message. FISHING BOAT – 14 ft. Misty River WD c/w 20 hp Johnson motor. Asking $12,800. Contact Bob, 780938-8941.

MISCELLANEOUS GO-CART/DINGO – 8 hp, B/S motor, excellent condition. Goes wherever a f our-wheeler will go. Asking $600. Call 780-608-9687 after 5 p.m. METAL CAR RAMPS for working under vehicles, $25. 780672-9622.



Round Hill and District Ag Society bench show attracts 1,200 entries By Dan Jensen

Baking, garden vegetables, crop sheaves, school art photography, flowers and home-made crafts were on display at the Round Hill Community Centre Aug. 9 a nd 10 when the Round Hill and District Agricultural Society held its 27th annual bench show. "We had a go od turnout, both in the number of exhibitors and the number of viewers," said bench show committee chair Connie Prost. "It's also a good way to bring the community together." The Round Hill bench show is one of the largest in the province with more than 1,200 entries on a yearly basis. "We had 1,245 entries this year from 92 entrants," said Prost. The entries were down by about 40 from last year but the number of exhibitors was up by 20." The garden and crop entries were the lowest they have been in a number of years. "The hail we received in July did a lot of damage," said bench show secretary Jean Teeple. "Normally our garden and crop entries are high." One of the show's most popular categories was photography. In fact, photos and school art covered most of the Hall's southern wall. The bench show started in 1985 with 198 different categories, a number that has since grown to 588. A family can enter as many categories as it wants for just $10. The entry fee charged for individuals is $5. While most of the exhibitors are from the Round Hill, Kingman, Ohaton and Camrose areas, there are usually some from farther afield. "It is an event that appeals to all ages," said Teeple. "We draw from a very large area." A wiener roast and a f ireworks display that attracted plenty of oohs and aahs were part of the show Wednesday night. Don, Angi, Samuel, James and Teddy Messick won the 2011

Debbie Blouin was head of the horticultural section.

Photo exhibits lined an entire wall.

family award that goes to the family with the most accumulated points. Rose Blades won the individual award for having the most accumulated points. Ken Wancho won the William Banack Memorial Award. Angie Banack won the Cecilia Banack Memorial Award. Morgan Strilchuk won the junior artwork award. The junior cooking and the junior handicraft awards, both sponsored by the Round Hill

Women's Institute, were won by Brooklynn Nahirniak. The oldest exhibitor was 85-year-old Bessie Darrach, of Camrose, who entered handicrafts, photography and art work. The youngest exhibitor was 13-month-old Rebecca Doherty, from Alder Flats, who entered a stepping stone. All exhibitors in a s pecific class or category were eligible to win a draw prize for that category.

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An improved forecast for revenue, largely due to higher oil prices and near-record land sales, have lowered Alberta’s expected 2011-12 deficit to $1.3 billion, a decrease of 60 per cent from budget. Revenue is p rojected to be $2.7 billion higher than forecast at budget due to strong land lease sales and higher oil prices. Investment income is also forecast to be higher. Expense is forecast to increase $650 million from budget, with the majority ($456 million) related to disaster and emergency funding, including for forest fire-fighting and assistance to Slave Lake. Operating spending is up slightly by $62 million, with nearly half the increase going towards increased lump sum payments for employees of community-based agencies that provide care on behalf of government for children and people with disabilities. The deficit will be covered by Alberta’s savings account, the Sustainability Fund. Government built up this account with money from its past savings to help fund priority public programs and services, maintain significant capital spending and keep taxes low during difficult economic times. The Sustainability Fund is forecast to end the year with $9.7 billion in assets, an increase of $4.4 billion from the budget estimate. The increase is due to the lower deficit, cash

Report from the Legislature transferred to the account from last fiscal year’s results and positive changes in capital or other cash adjustments. First Quarter Fiscal Highlights: • revenue for 2011-12 is forecast at $38.3 billion, up $2.7 billion from budget; • expense for 2011-12 is forecast at $39.6 billion, an increase of $650 million from budget, mainly for disasters and emergencies; • deficit for 2011-12 is f orecast at $1.3 billion, a decrease of $2.1 billion from budget ; • Sustainability Fund assets forecast at $9.7 billion at March 31, 2012, an increase of $4.4 billion from budget; and • The Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund earned $269 million in net investment income, and its fair market value was $15.1 billion at June 30, 2011. New grant program benefits land conservation in Alberta

A new provincial grant program will help further the conservation and protection of ecologically important lands in the province. The Alberta Land Trust Grant Program will make grants available to land trust organizations for the purchase of conservation easements on private land

and to manage land administered under trusts. Conservation easements are legally binding voluntary agreements between a landowner and a la nd trust. When placed on the land title, an easement restricts future surface development but current activities, like grazing, continue. The landowner retains title. A land trust is a not-for-profit, non-government organization established to promote biodiversity conservation on private land. Any land trust currently operating in Alberta is eligible to apply for grant funding but must provide other funding and demonstrate that their project aligns with the government’s overall conservation objectives. The grant and matching funds must go t owards a s pecific project. A t otal of $5 million will be available for 2011-12. The Alberta Land Stewardship Fund was established following changes in 2010 to the Public Lands Act, resulting from the Alberta Land Stewardship Act. The application deadline is Sept. 26. For information or to obtain an application package, contact Updated family law statutes promote well-being of children

As of Aug. 1, 2011, updat-

ed Alberta family law statutes will make it easier to establish the parentage of children born through assisted human reproduction. Changes also address guardianship and abolish the status of illegitimacy, which is no longer relevant in Alberta law. Changes to the Family Law Act update the legislation regarding parentage of children born using assisted human reproduction to ensure children born through this technology have certainty about the status of their legal parents. Updates also clarify that, in most cases, parents are the guardians of their children if they have shown the intention to assume responsibility for them. Alberta continues to be a national leader in parentage law for children born using assisted human reproduction. These changes to legislation are based on promoting the best interests of children and are part of a larger strategy, which includes other important features like Family Justice Services programs that provide information, mediation services, and courses to assist parents and children who are experiencing family separation. These programs and services operate alongside the court system to promote appropriate dispute resolution and the best interests of children.

Bill 22, the Family Law Statutes Amendment Act, was passed by the Alberta legislature on Nov. 25, 2010. This Act incorporates amendments to three different pieces of legislation: the Family Law Act, the Maintenance Enforcement Act and the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act. Some of the changes to the Maintenance Enforcement Act are already in force. Further changes to the Maintenance Enforcement Act and the Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act will be proclaimed in the coming months. No increase to mandatory auto insurance premiums

As a result of its annual rate review, the Automobile Insurance Rate Board (AIRB) will hold premiums to 2010 levels for mandatory automobile insurance. The decision not to increase rates was based on input from Albertans, the board’s consumer representative, the board’s actuary, and insurers during an open meeting held in June. Holding rates to 2010 levels strikes a fair balance between Albertans who pay insurance premiums and Albertans who are injured in automobile accidents and have a legitimate need to make a claim. This decision applies only to mandatory coverage, which is required by law, and includes third party liability and accident benefits coverage. It does not include optional collision or comprehensive coverage. Those premiums are set by individual insurance companies.

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Peewee Cougars garner silver medals at westerns

By Murray Green The Camrose Cougars peewee baseball team collected silver medals at westerns after they posted a 3 -1 record in the round robin portion of the 2011 Western Canada Peewee doubleA Baseball Championships in Morden, Manitoba, from August 11 to 14. The Cougars tore apart their opposition to earn gold medals at the Competitive Tier 1 provincial championships in Grande Prairie on July 29 to 31 to qualify for westerns in Morden. Camrose defeated the host club 9-2, edged Manitoba 9-8, lost to Saskatchewan 13-1 and beat B.C. 10-8 to advance to the final at westerns. A tired Camrose squad faced B.C. in the final, losing 22-7, and were awarded silver medals. Eric Burton and Bob Charchun coached with Dave Ofrim as the manager. Players include Matt Andreassen, Connor Weins, Kyler Charchun, Devin Heck, Jacob Kendall, John HunterRobbins, Spencer Burton, Grant Lynes, Evan Schoenknecht, Ryan Burton, Jeff Ofrim, Kyler Kupka, and bat-boys Kobe Charchun and Alex Andreassen. Midget Cougars Team Alberta, known around here as the Camrose Cougars, tied for fourth place at the Western Canada Midget double-A Baseball Championships in Morden from August 11 to 14. The Cougars had a 1 -3 record in four games. Camrose lost a close 6-5 contest to the host team to open the tournament. The team lost a 1 0-6 game to Manitoba and 10-8 to unbeaten Saskatchewan before winning against B.C. 5-3. All four games were close, but the Cougars missed out on the playoffs. Manitoba won the westerns 11-8 over Saskatchewan. The Cougars advanced to westerns by capturing the gold medals at the midget Tier 1 Baseball Alberta provincials in Rocky Mountain House on July 29 to 31.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 32 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs WEDDING DR ESS MISTAKE? If your error was putting it on once, fix the mistake. Sell your dress with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. BEAT THE AUTUMN RUSH – Put Jim’s 16 years’ experience to work for you. Call Mountain Air Furnace & Duct Cleaning, 780-3732428 or 1-800-816-6379. BRIDAL SHOWER for Kary Lyn Swedberg and Tyson Keith to be held in the Meeting Creek Community Center Wed., Aug. 31 at 7:00 p.m. Ladies please bring lunch.

THANK YOU THE FAMILY OF MERLE ELGERT would like to express our appreciation for the kind expressions of sympathy, floral tributes and loving and caring support during this difficult time. Thank you to t hose who contributed to the service; also thanks for the memorial donations. – Bernice, Linda, Gordon, Michael, Ethan and Evelyn

MALE CHIHAUHUA – 2 1/2 years old, neutered. Good with children. Asking $300. Ph. 7 80678-0639.

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

HELP WANTED JOB STARTING IMMEDIATELY – Boarders, tapers and insulators required for large commercial project in Camrose. Call 780-414-0637. CLASS 1 T RUCK DRIVER w/wagon experience wanted in Camrose area. Competitive wages and benefits. Apply to A dvertiser 288, c /o Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose, AB T4V 1L7. LABOURERS WANTED – Must have valid Class 5 or b etter driver’s license (no graduated license). All work applying for is away from Camrose. Room and board supplied. Average 12 hrs./day with overtime. Regular drug and alcohol testing. CSTS and H2S an asset but will train. Starting wage $18/hr. Please bring resumé and up-to-date Driver’s Abstract to 3735-43 Ave., Camrose, AB. EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS needed to haul water to drilling rigs in Northern Alberta. Must have valid Class 1 or 3 driver’s license, first aid and H2S training. Call Dale at 780-385-5310. CLEANING PERSON REQUIRED – 9 a.m. to 1 2:00 p.m., Wed. - S at., $15/hr. Ph. 7 80672-6991. HELP WANTED FOR HARVEST – Class 3 l icense required. Ph. 7 80-373-2240, leave message. GENERAL LABOURER with carpenter experience. Apply to Advertiser 288, c /o Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose, AB T4V 1L7. GARDNER COLLEGE KIDS CAMPUS – Child care positions available: full-time, part-time and casual. Bring resumé to 5404-47 Ave.

INSERTER – To assemble Boosters and flyer packages. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lots of lifting, arms in constant motion. Crew of very nice ladies to work with. Call Blain Fowler, 780-672-3142. HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS WANTED for local and surrounding area. Also looking for labourers. Submit resumé to judocontracting@ or fax to 780-679-4102. THE DAYSLAND ARENA ASSOCIATION is seeking reliable, self-motivated individuals for full and/or part-time positions for the 2011/12 hockey season. ice making experience preferred, but not necessary. For detailed job description or to apply, please contact Kevin Davis at or m ail application to Box 15, Daysland, AB T0B 1A0. Deadline for applications is September 4, 2011. DRIVERS WANTED – Class 3 w/air endorsement. Tandem trucks w/auto transmissions. $20/hr. Ph. 780-889-2209. BAWLF OUT-OF-SCHOOL CARE is seeking a ca ndidate to fill a ca sual, part-time, after school care position for the upcoming 2011-12 school year. Shift hours are 3:30 p.m. - 6 :30 p.m. Candidates must be, at m inimum, a L evel 1 or be willing to t ake the course. Must have First Aid and CPR. Please forward resumés to Tannis Zimmel at: PART-TIME BOTTLER REQUIRED – We need an energetic, physically fit person to work mornings, Monday to Fr iday. Work involves filling/moving heavy water bottles. We invite your resumé by dropping it off to Verna at Purity Water Company, 4704-49 Ave., Camrose. Ph. 7 80672-1992.

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

SERVICES WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-608-7917, Tom Mino. TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a sp ecially trained RN visit you. 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 GREG’S HANDYMAN SERVICES – Small renovations, small repairs, painting, basement developments. Quality workmanship, reasonable rates. Phone Greg at 780-672-8256. HOME CLEANING S E RVICE OFFERED for regularly scheduled, one-time only, or seasonal customers. Hourly rates applied. Call Debbie, 780-781-4710.

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LARGE SINGLE OFFICE – 15’ x 1 6’, bright, main floor, air conditioned and handicapped accessible. Quiet, respectful neighbours. $360.65 monthly includes all utilities. Call Blain or Andrea, 780-6723142 days and rent from the most reasonable people in the business!

ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780-3520888. COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622

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LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, owners PHONE 780-679-9134 RIDING LESSONS, ANCHOR J RANCH – 5 km. west of Camrose on H wy. 13. Riding and roping lessons, horse boarding and training available. Indoor and outdoor arenas. Riding lessons Wednesday nights. Please call Dirk McCarroll at 780-608-8448. CHILD CARE Looking for quality child care at reasonable rates? Camrose County has a Dayhome just west of Junction with full and part-time spaces, flexible hours. Call 780-672-3991 Don’t delay, spaces are limited! STAN LACEY PHOTOGRAPHY – Studio portraiture, mobile studio, will travel. Ph. 7 80672-5026.

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FOR RENT KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HALL FOR RENT, 780-672-8620. BITTERN LAKE HALL for rent. Call Bittern Lake Village Office, 780-672-7373. CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695

TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT AVAILABLE SEPT. 1 – This clean, quiet, adult only b uilding is located close to do wntown at 4914-52A St. Ph. 780-672-8006, 780-679-7240. TAMARACK PLACE New 2-bedroom apartments for rent 5 appliances Month to Month Rentals Pet Friendly, Elevator Water, Heat, 1 parking stall included 780-678-2621 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 pa rks and recreational facilities; we have laundry facility in the building and power to e ach parking stall. Rent starts at $ 750. Heat and hot w ater are included in the rent. To make an appointment for viewing please call 780-673-0049. TAMARACK PLACE Available now Built in 2010 Beautiful two-bedroom apartments Highways easily accessible Walking distance to shopping Security deposit only $650 780-678-2621

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) SIMPLY BREATHTAKING TWO-STOREY HOME – For only $1,195/mo. you can enjoy living in this newer 1,280 sq. ft. home which has matching stainless steel appliances, eating bar, kitchen pantry, newer paint, laminate flooring, three bedrooms, 1.5 baths and a r elaxing four-piece en su ite. Available Sept. 1. Sorry, no p ets. For information and pictures of this property and others, or to b ook a sho wing, visit or call 780679-0002. BASHAW – Three-bedroom bilevel duplex. Deck overlooking large yard. $775/mo. 780-929-2408. A NEW HOME, A N EW FEEL – $850 for this four-year-old, 1,000 sq. ft. bi-level four-plex unit. Two bedrooms, one bath, open floor plan with contemporary interior fixings plus balcony. Available Sept. 1. One parking stall included. No pets. For information and pictures of this property and others, or to book a showing, visit or call 780679-0002. WALKING DISTANCE TO AUGUSTANA CAMPUS – Only $675 for this two-bedroom suite which is a n ideal location to m ake commuting and studying less stressful for students. Laundry facilities are located in the building. Extra storage space is l ocated on l ower level. Sorry, NO pets. For information and pictures of this property and others, or to b ook a sho wing, visit or ca ll 780-679-0002. TWO-BEDROOM HOUSE FOR RENT ON ACREAGE – Five miles southeast of Edber g. Pasture for horses is a vailable. Call 780877-2478. ACREAGE FOR RENT – Located near Hwy . 36, Galahad. Newly renovated four-bedroom bungalow. Two-car garage. Country living involves cutting grass. N/P , N/S. References. $750/mo. plus utilities. 780-582-2212 or email

FOUR-YEAR-OLD THREESTOREY DUPLEX – Close to university. Two bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Available Oct. 1, $1,050/mo. John, 780-608-7386. ONE-BEDROOM BASEMENT APARTMENT – Bright, close to downtown, clean, very quiet adult building. Suitable for quiet, retired or working woman. Laundry room across the hall. No smoking, pets or parties. One stall parking in rear. $650 includes heat and w ater. Damage deposit same as rent. Available Sept. 1. Call to vie w or lea ve message, 780-672-3513. FOUR-BEDROOM, FULLY FURNISHED HOME for rent on acreage five mi. southeast of Edberg. Pasture for horses is a vailable. Call 780-877-2478. HOUSE FOR RENT – Three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, e xcellent location. Asking $1,650/mo. plus utilities. Call Patrick, 780-222-7274. TWO-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – Laundry room with washer and dryer, one parking stall w/garage. $900/mo. includes utilities. 780-672-1723. ROOM FOR RENT – Shared accommodations for a female who is either w orking or going to school. Beautiful home located between Augustana and the downtown areas. N/S, N/P. Rent including utilities, $450/mo., DD $450. Ph. 780672-9622. LARGE TWO-BEDROOM FOUR-PLEX MAIN FLOOR – 1 1/2 baths, 6008 Marler Drive; also 1/2 duplex for rent. 780-718-1422 or 780-967-3498. EXECUTIVE FULLY FURNISHED HOME – Available Oct. 1/11 to May 1/12. No partiers, no pets, no smoking. Professional or retired couple preferred. Ph. 780672-8470. SHORELINE APARTMENTS – One and tw o bedroom, close to downtown and w alking paths. 780855-2240. HOUSE FOR RENT – Four bedrooms, 1,700 sq. ft., attached garage. South Camrose location. Must provide references. No cats; small dog O.K. $1,300/mo. plus utilities, DD $1,000. Phone 780672-2555.

HOUSEHOLD HANDEL PIANO – Made by Willis, 40 in. tall, $1,000 obo. Ph. 780-877-2524. NEW AND USED FURNITURE – Ph. 780-672-3520. LA-Z-BOY CHAIR – Medium sized, like new, 780-672-0628. KENMORE ELECTRIC STOVE – Good condition, $75. 780-608-1695. FOUR CHROME CHAIRS – 50s era, $25/4. 780-672-5354.

1010 30 FT. COMBINE HEADER – Batt reel, shedded, good knives, w/transport, $10,000; 14 ft. rake-up pickup, 1,000 hrs., $5,000. Ph. 780-678-0808. CASE DAVID BROWN 995 TRACTOR c/w Leon loader, 3-pt. hitch, $7,500; 3-pt. blade, $250; water tank on trailer, $250; acreage sprayer, $200. Call 780-672-7884.


STEEL GRAIN BIN – 16 ft. diameter, approximately 2,600 bu. Good floor, $1,500. 780-679-9404.

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. HAY FOR SALE – Standing hay, alfalfa and brome m ix, $20/ bale obo. 780-672-6532. NEWLY PLANTED HAY – Timothy, Alfalfa, Brome, Orchard Grass. Good for horses, cattle, sheep. 100 bales. 1,000 to 1,100 lb. Ph. 780-375-3964.

MACHINERY SWATHER NO L ONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142. GRAIN BINS – 1,250, 2,000, 3,000 bu. Some with hoppers. Jim, 780-672-6423, 780-608-0369. JOHN DEERE 190 PULLTYPE SWATHER – Batt reel, pitman rebuilt last fall. One new canvas, $4,500. Ph. 7 80-385-1044, 780-679-5704 or 780-376-2181. T WO W H E AT L A N D HOPPER BINS – Older, smooth walled, on sk ids. Approx. 2,000 bu. each. $4,000 each obo. 780608-0679.

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









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

TWELVE WESTEEL BINS – 1,650 to 3 ,400 bu. 7 5¢ to 9 5¢/bu. Ph. 780-878-1479 or 780-672-7340.

REAL ESTATE VILLAGE OF BITTERN LAKE Serviced Commercial Lots for Sale Highway visible Zoned Direct Control Lot size: 0.116 ha. Asking Price: $24,800 Forward written offers Attn: Village of Bittern Lake PO Box 5 Bittern Lake, AB T0C 0L0 Fax: 780-679-2353 FOR SALE • Hay Lakes – 9.3 acres, rolling hills, close to pavement, $125,000 • New Sarepta - 157 acres, very good house and land, $790,000 • New Sarepta - 33 acres of bare land close to Edmonton/Nisku, $219,000 • Gwynne - 3.6 acres, old farmyard with power and well, $119,000 • Red Deer Lake - Quarter section with view of lake, $299,000 • Wetaskiwin - 2 acres, modern house in nice subdivision, $379,000 • Hay Lakes - 4.4 acres, walkout basement, power and gas, $99,000 • Hay Lakes - 45 acres, good treed building site, $225,000 Ron Hodge Royal LePage Gateway 780-986-8407

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

MISCELLANEOUS 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. HUSQVARNA 24 HP HYDROSTATIC tractor w/48”deck plus 48” Berco sweeper attachment; 10 HP ARIENS e/s 32” snowthrower plus 36” sidewalk sweeper; 8 HP TROY-BILT SUPER TOMAHAWK CHIPPER/SHREDDER; 10 HP CRAFTSMAN e/s, riding mower w/30” cut. (Check us out) Phone 780-672-7649. 14 FT. TRAMPOLINE – $175 obo. Ph. 780-608-5137. 2011 JD 140 GARDEN TRACTOR – 48” cut, 20 hrs., $2,000; Yard sprayer, 10 ft. boom, $200; JD 525 Zero turn mower w/bagger, $2,750; Home built utility trailer, $25; Older 5 HP 26” rototiller, $25. Call 780-672-7884. RAIN BARRELS – $10 ea. while they last. 780-855-2664. BLACK PIN-STRIPED SUIT – New condition, 50R. Pants 34 x 3 2, $100 obo. SAFETY FIRST BABY BASSINET – Asking $60. 780672-6580. TABLE SAW – Westinghouse Handicraft motor, 3/4 hp, $39. 780672-3940. YOUTH BIKE – Like new, $30. 780-672-7794.

GARAGE SALES FERINTOSH, 102 LINGREN ST. – Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 19 to Sept. 11. New items added weekly.

THREE-BEDROOM MOBILE HOME located in well-kept mobile park in southeast Edmonton, half block to bus s top. Asking $55,000. 780-462-7224. IMMEDIATE POSSESSION – Located close to Jack Stuart School Three bedrooms, one bat h for only $227,900. For more information check Kijiji Ad 301624467 or ca ll 780-781-5562.

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

605F VERMEER BALER for parts. New tie arm, spare belts. 780855-3093.

TWO -DOOR W H ITE CABINET – With hutch, good condition, $45. 780-608-8744.

Here’s a great offer for Booster readers…


400 VERSATILE SWATHER PICKUP REEL – $1,400; box scrapers, well built, $2,100 - $2,500; 33 ft. Morris deep tillage cultivator with anhydrous kit and harrows, $850; 15 ft. car hauler trailer with ramps and winch, $1,500. 780373-2654.


ACREAGES FOR SALE – Two to three acres each. Located at R R 212 and Sec. Highway 623, four km. west of Miquelon Park gate. Only 100 meters to se condary highway. Rolling hills and lots of trees. Services to lot line. For more info, visit or ca ll 780679-7693. 2011 CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON SEVEN ACRES – 1,518 sq. ft. bungalow with three-side wraparound deck, 25’ x 25 ’ attached garage. 12 min. northwest of Camrose off Hwy. 21. Contact 780878-1224 for more info.

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Tire/Service Truck Technician Fountain Tire is one of Canada’s fastest growing tire and mechanical service retailers. Our plan for continued growth has provided an opportunity for a Commercial Tire Technician in Camrose, Alberta. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong personal work habits, a commitment to customer satisfaction with pride in workmanship. Individuals must work well in a team environment and possess the ability to work independently when necessary. Successful candidates must have minimum one-year related experience and knowledge in passenger, light truck, medium truck, farm and industrial tires application. A minimum of one year experience on service truck is required along with a valid driver’s license. We provide an excellent training program for advancement, competitive salary range and full company benefit package. Interested candidates can forward resumes in confidence to: Mr. Doug Fleck, 4720-36 St., Camrose, AB T4V 0N1 Email Telephone 780-672-5545 Visit our website at We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

4720-36 Street, Camrose 780-672-5545

SMITH CLINIC – Clinic Manager Motivated individuals interested in a leadership role in health care are invited to submit applications for the position of Clinic Manager, with Smith Clinic in Camrose, Alberta. The ideal candidate has proven leadership skills, values teamwork, and strives to make a difference in achieving high quality patient care. This is an exceptional full-time opportunity for a candidate with strong HR and Business education and experience. This multi-specialty practice is located in the Duggan Mall in Camrose, Alberta. The Clinic Manager reports to the Physician Executive (comprised of three physicians) and is accountable for the administrative management of a team of approximately 45 staff and 19 physicians. Smith Clinic also operates a walk in clinic (separate from its Duggan Mall location) as well as an Aesthetic Clinic (attached to the main clinic). Key Responsibilities •

Day-to-day supervision of staff and oversight of clinic operations

Recruitment , training, and performance evaluation of clinic staff

Development and implementation of clinic policies and procedures

Development and implementation of pay scales, job descriptions, and personnel policies

Lead communication processes within the clinic, including regular clinic meetings for staff, physicians and shareholders

• Oversee scheduling, payroll and timekeeping functions of all staff. Administer Employee/Physician Benefit Plan •

Serve as key liaison between clinic and external agencies, i.e. St. Mary’s Hospital, Camrose Primary Care Network, Homecare, etc.

Lead the development and implementation of strategic direction, goals and objectives

Identify and develop opportunities to improve business and clinic performance

Oversee maintenance of clinic facility

Oversee tenants and manage invoicing and receiving of rent

Acting Privacy Officer for the Clinic – ensure maintenance of operations in accordance with the Health Information Act

Skills and Abilities •

Family • Achievement • Integrity • Respect

It’s nice when you discover the job is as good as the coffee Quality Training Incentive Programs Benefits or Bonus Program HIRING 6 FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANTS 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB Full-time / shift work – no experience necessary $11.00 per hour plus benefits

Now hiring for FT positions

Values Teamwork and strives to lead the clinic to provide efficient and effective patient care

• Superior skills in building strong relationships with physicians, staff, patients, external agencies and community •

Motivated to take initiative, think critically, and make decisions that can make a difference

Strong skills in continuous improvement, logical thinking and financial management

Excellent communication skills, both in writing and in person. He/She is accustomed to managing multiple priorities, make decisions that have impact, and is motivated by playing a leadership role and making a difference.

The Clinic Manager must bring a personal approach to dealing with people. He/She will communicate openly and directly with employees and will truly value his/her people and partner successfully with colleagues on the Executive Team. The successful candidate will also be adept at building strong relationships across all lines of the practice at multiple levels.

The ideal candidate is a high achiever who possesses the energy, ambition, drive and commitment to deliver results in a fast paced, constantly changing environment.

Qualifications and Experience •

Post Secondary Education in Human Resource Management

Post Secondary Education in Business

Practical experience in HR and Business Management

Equivalences of education and experience may be considered

Financial/ Privacy/ IT skills an asset

Healthcare experience an asset

Previous experience in managing the operations of an office, branch or business where there are complexities and ambiguity, but where results, leadership, and collaboration is critical to success

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

No phone calls please.

An employer you can count on

Your resume and cover letter should be directed to Attention: Erinn Bailey-Sawatzky Smith Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found.

Apply in person with resume at either Camrose store

SERVERS Part-time. Apply within.

Growing to Greatness

Battle River School Division #31


6115-48 Ave., Camrose

SERVERS Part-time. Apply within.

6115-48 Ave., Camrose

Blair Nelson Enterprises is looking for experienced:

• Excavator Operators • Pipeline Labourers • Pipefitter (with or without truck) • Fleet Mechanic The following qualifications are required: • Valid Driver’s License • Valid Oilfield Certificates Please apply by (no phone calls): Fax: 780-648-2103 or email:

Caretaking services are required for the Sifton School located in Camrose Alberta. The successful contractor will be responsible for the following: maintain in a neat, clean, tidy and sanitary condition, all school buildings, contents and equipment; repair of minor maintenance items. The school has an enrollment of approximately 331 students, grades K-6 inclusive. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a WCB number and WHMIS certificate. You will be required to provide a Child Intervention Check as well as a Criminal Record Check. Position to be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. Please forward resumes to: Mr. Dale Kendall, Custodian Coordinator Battle River School Division #31 5402-48A Avenue, Camrose, Alberta T4V 0L3 Telephone: 780-672-3628 Fax: 780-672-6137 Email: We appreciate and consider all applications received; however , we contact only those who will be interviewed.

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WE’RE BUSY AND HIRING! The Home Team has immediate openings in-store and in our yard! Business is brisk at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre. We’re looking for motivated team players who demonstrate initiative and willingness to go the extra mile to serve our valued customers and contractors. As a Home employee, you will need to be able to work in a fast-paced environment, where each day delivers new opportunities for growth and success.

AT CAMROSE FARM EQUIPMENT Full-time Service Manager

We have an immediate position available for a full-time Service Manger. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate and manage our team of service technicians. Agricultural experience would be an asset. Heavy Duty or Ag Journeyman Ticket would be ideal but is not reauired. Applicant needs to have good public relations skills, communicate clearly, be able to drive the business, be organized, and computer literate. We offer a competitive wage and an excellent benefit package including company matching RRSPs. A moving bonus is available where applicable. Please apply to Cheryl Hellekson at the address below, by fax as below, or by email: 4149-39 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 3X8 Phone 780-672-9136 Fax 780-672-4582

NOW HIRING… • Department Manager Plumbing / Electrical Dep’t.

If you have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the plumbing or electrical trade you will be well positioned to help our extensive customer base. You’ll assist our contractor and individual clients in making wise choices for their new or renovation projects. Supervisory skills and the ability to train / mentor other staff members are valuable assets.

•Full-time Tool/Hardware Dep’t. Find satisfaction assisting our diverse client base with the right hand or power equipment and hardware to the get the job done right. Full training provided.

Experience with wide range of building materials advantageous.

Benefits of working at Hauser Home Hardware Building Centre



• an exciting retail work environment • competitive wages • opportunities for advancement • a clean, safe working environment

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

Apply with resume… 6809-48 Avenue, Camrose Phone 780-672-8818 Fax 780-672-8809 Email

Customer Service Assistant, Camrose (13-month term) Make customers feel welcome You’ll greet everyone with a warm smile and friendly reception. Use your organizational, word processing and computer skills to prepare documentation, maintain filing systems and manage correspondence. You have at least one year of office experience. You want to build a career with one of Canada’s top employers. You thrive in a challenging environment built on teamwork and respect. You’re at your best in a job that is both demanding and rewarding.

Clearly, our Celebrity Apprentice needs “HELP”!

If FCC sounds like the workplace you’ve been looking for, it’s because we designed it that way. Send your resumé and salary expectations (and file number CAMB110-11/12 in the subject line of your email) to by September 8, 2011. About us FCC is Canada’s leading agriculture lender. We have a healthy portfolio, competitive salary and benefits, and a passion for this industry. We offer financing, insurance, software, learning programs, and other business services to producers, agribusiness owners and agri-food entrepreneurs across the country. See what else makes us different – visit Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please. As an equal opportunity employer, we believe there’s strength in diversity. Consider letting us know if you belong to an employment equity group.

Jackie Rae is doing her best but, dare we say, we think someone like you might be a better fit in our DETAIL AREA! If you’ve got that magic touch, and a keen eye for that sparkle around your own home, bring those skills and put them to use as our automotive detailing specialist. Great work environment. Full-time hours. Training by Jackie (and up)!

4709-36 Street, Camrose, AB 780-672-7231

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Find us on Facebook: www.camrose. ca/facebook 780-672-4426

GREAT FOOD... GREAT PEOPLE At Sunrise Village we provide high quality support services to seniors in a non-institutional setting. We expect top notch customer service from our team members emphasizing comfort, elegance, privacy, and dignity, to our residents. If selected, you will play a very impor tant role in creating and establishing an atmosphere of respect, wellness and happiness in our new 141 suite residence. Sunrise Village is a Supportive Living Residence in Camrose. W e are looking for a

Food Service Supervisor – FULL-TIME Responsible for ensuring the F ood Services Depar tment provides residents with nutritious and varied meal options that are customer driven. Our F ood Service Supervisor must be fl exible, have strong problem solving skills and enjoy manag ing challenges and understand the impor tance of teamwork. T he mission of Sunrise Village is to Create Caring Communities for Seniors. If you feel you have the ability to help shape and lead a very dynamic depar tment and enjoy working with seniors we invite you to apply. Major Responsibilities: • Meal planning • Meal preparation and delivery • Evaluation of meals and delivery service • Inventory/budget control • Staff supervision, training and education • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to all government standards Experience/training: • Red Seal Chef and/or minimum one year technical training in food preparation • 3+ years’ experience in food preparation in the Hospitality or Health Care industry • Food Handler’s certificate • 2 years’ experience in a supervisor role • Excellent planning, organizational and communication skills • Experience cooking for large groups of people (over 80+) • Excellent understanding of customer service • Strong computer skills • Prior experience supervising employees and working with special diets would be an asset. Competitive wages, benefits and great working environment! Please apply on or before August 31, to: Sandra Huseby, Administrator Sunrise Village Camrose Fax: 780-672-2985 Drop off at: 6821-50 Ave., Camrose, AB



Are you passionate about aquatics recreation? Are you a certified Lifeguard and Instructor? Put your lifesaving and lifeguarding skills to work with the City of Camrose Aquatic Centre. We are looking for energetic and dedicated individuals for casual Lifeguard/Instructor positions. FUNCTIONS: Provide instruction and supervision for aquatic activities. QUALIFICATIONS: • National Lifeguard certification • Standard First Aid • Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner • Dedicated and reliable with a strong commitment to teamwork • Strong public relations and communication skills HOURS OF WORK: The hours of work for these casual positions vary and can include morning, daytime, evening, and/or weekend shifts. Successful candidates must be available to teach swimming lessons (typically Tuesday to Friday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.). HOURLY WAGE RANGE: $11.96 to $17.37 per hour. The hourly wage for this position will be established based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. APPLICATIONS: If you would like to join our team at the Camrose Aquatic Centre, submit a cover letter and resume to the address below by September 9, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. We appreciate and consider all applications; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. City of Camrose Attention: Aquatics Director Email:

Phone: 780-672-9909 Fax: 780-672-4915 Aquatics Centre Location: 5600-44 Avenue, Camrose, AB Mailing Address: 5204-50 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 0S8

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 (phone: 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 (phone: 780672-4428). Permit # Plan DP #3496 7820519 DP #3502 0825995 DP #3504 0726363

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Civic Address


4331-38 Street 3418-51 Street 5608-27 Ave. Close

Parking and access development Single family dwelling with attached garage Single family dwelling with attached garage

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We are looking for cooks who want more than summer employment. This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, friendly environment. If you are outgoing, conscientious and ready to move forward in the food service industry, we want to hear from you. Lesa eagerly awaits your application and resumé.

4706-73 Street Camrose

Let’s find out! The City of Camrose is seeking volunteers to serve on the newly created Community Transportation Advisory Committee. This ad hoc committee has been established to take a look at the needs, explore strategies, and devise a gradual service model for community transportation within the City of Camrose. The Community Transportation Advisory Committee will work diligently to review reports, research best practices, and develop hypothetical costs and models for presentation to City Council by June 30, 2012. The City is looking for three (3) representatives from community special interests groups and four (4) members of the public to serve on this committee. This rewarding and interesting experience is open to all City of Camrose residents over the age of 18. Once Members are appointed, the Committee will determine a suitable meeting schedule. Make a difference in your community. Obtain an application form, visit, or contact City Hall at (780) 672-4426; and forward by 4:30 p.m., September 9, 2011, via: Fax (780) 672-2469, Email: OR In person at City Hall, 5204–50 Avenue

Buffaloes prepare for new football season By Murray Green The Rose City Football Association will begin its ninth season in the peewee division. A year later the atom team was established and the bantam squad was added four years later. Football players from the City of Camrose, Bawlf, Gwynne, Hay Lakes, Killam, Viking, Ryley, New Norway, Round Hill, Armena and some others make up the three teams. The sport is open to all boys and girls

at all levels and there are no weight or size restrictions. Atoms is f or those aged seven to 10 years within the calendar year. Peewee is 10 to 12 years and bantams are 13 to 15 years (not entering high school) within the calendar year. The regular season begins in August until mid October, followed by league playoffs. All teams play some home and away games during the season. For more information, president Tyson Sikstrom can be

reached at or 780672-3969. Stacey Dunnigan is the vice-president, Luisa Davidse is the treasurer, Gina McKechnie is the secretary. Teresa Kozak is the atom director, Robin Weselowski is the peewee director, Scott McKechnie and Lori Doucett are the bantam directors. Carl Davidse will be coaching the bantams, James Kozak is t he peewee coach and Fitz Sherman will be in charge of the atoms.

Buckle Up!

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Driver's beware of summer road construction season

If you share our passion for quality at every level – in the work we do, in the products we sell, and the people we work with – then Viterra is the place for you.

Quality ingredients start with quality people. NH3 Driver Camrose, AB

We are looking for self-starters to transport and deliver anhydrous ammonia to our farm customers during our fertilizer application season and assist with other duties at our facilities. Viterra offers a competitive wage and safe handling training. A valid 1A or 3A driver’s licence and relevant experience are beneficial but are not required, as we are willing to train. Tracking number 1669. Viterra offers a competitive salary, employee share purchase and benefits plan. Please apply online at or in person at the Camrose Ag Retail facility: 4722- 39th Street Camrose, AB. The closing date for applications is September 12, 2011.

Viterra is an exciting, growing, and dynamic global company that provides premium quality food ingredients to the world’s most discerning food manufacturers. Together, we seek to fulfill the nutritional needs of people everywhere.


Source: Be Car Care Aware Canada Summer is the main season for road construction, which means there's a go od chance you'll hit a b ump or two, or come across loose stones and other hazards associated with construction zones. These road conditions can be tough on a vehicle's steering and suspension systems and can throw out the alignment, while loose stones have the potential to damage the vehicle's exterior or windshield. The symptoms of steering and suspension or wheel alignment problems are uneven tire wear, pulling to one side, noise and vibration while cornering or loss of control. The main parts of the systems are shocks and/ or struts, the steering knuckle, ball joints, the steering rack/box, bearings, seals or hub units, and tie rod ends. Motorists have their vehicles checked immediately if any of these symptoms exist, as steering and suspension systems are key safety-related components and largely determine the car's ride and handling. Regardless

of road conditions, these systems should be checked annually and a wheel alignment should be performed at the same time. Motorists also should do frequent visual checks of their vehicle's exterior and windshield to identify any chips, dings or cracks. These are small problems that can become costly repairs and safety hazards if they aren't taken care of immediately. "Even the most careful driver, who is t raveling slowly and carefully through a w ork zone, can hit an unexpected bump or other road hazards," said Patty Kettles, Manager, Marketing and Communications, Be Car Care Aware Canada. "The key is to pay attention to your car and if you think there's a p roblem, have it taken care of as soon as possible." Research shows that there is $10 billion worth of vehicle maintenance and repair being neglected by Canadian consumers. Neglected vehicle care almost always means much higher costs down the line, either in the form of more extensive repairs or lost resale value.

AJHL pilot project creates new standards for player safety We’re Growing! Sunrise Village is over 75% full

LPN Care Lead Sunrise Village is a suppor tive living residence in Camrose, Alber ta. We are happy to offer a g rowth opportunity for LP Ns to work within their full scope of practice . The LPN Care Lead would be responsible to coordinate the delivery of care services to our SL4/ SL4D residents in a homelike environment providing quality care under the direction of the Care Supervisor. The LPN role will require the successful candidate possess the following: • Graduate of a recognized LPN program and active registration as an LPN with CLPNA • Completed coursework in physical assessment and pharmacology • Current BCLS certification • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and multitasking skills • Gerontology nursing preferred • Ability to function well in a team centered environment • Clear criminal record check and immunizations up-to-date • Ability to provide rotating on call assistance for the building If you possess the skills listed above, have the ability to provide a leadership role to Health Care Aides to help create a positive work environment, while assisting our residents with their personal care needs and general activities of daily living, then Sunrise V illage may be the employer for you. If you are a Licensed Practical Nurse who has strong critical thinking and problem solving skills and has the ability to prioritize to ensure the smooth delivery of nursing services please send your resume with covering letter on or before September 2, 2011 to: Sandra Huseby Administrator Sunrise Village Camrose 6821-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB Email:

By Murray Green The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), which includes the Alberta Junior Hockey League, has declared the Junior A S upplement Pilot Project a s uccess after in-depth review of the new initiative. Last August, five member leagues within the CJHL launched a commitment to player safety initiative with a joint effort to eliminate excess violence and bullying in junior A hockey. The various league presidents and commissioners met in Calgary this year to discuss potential revisions to the project for the 2011-12 season and to further review the successful results of year one. The Junior A Supplement is an unprecedented joint initiative between the CJHL and Hockey Canada. It was created to protect junior-aged hockey players by addressing actions such as blows to the head, dangerous hits, accumulated major penalties, instigators and unnecessary fighting. In the AJHL, the total number of checking from behind penalties increased from 75 to 91, the blow to the head penalties increased from 24 to 60 and game misconducts went up by 110 because the referees were enforcing the infractions more last season. "At the start of the 2010-11 season we implemented an innovative, proactive and responsible approach to addressing player safety issues facing hockey today, including head shots and dangerous hits," said CJHL chair-

man Kirk Lamb. "The CJHL and its leagues were ahead of the curve and we have since seen other leagues, such as the NHL and the CHL, follow suit in implementing more focused and rigid regulations relating to these issues. Player safety is a concern at all levels of hockey, for a variety of different reasons, and the CJHL broke new ground with the Junior A Supplement and has set new standards – not only in Junior A hockey, but for sport at all levels." The good news is that in the AJHL, the total number of fights decreased to 333 from 494, instigator infractions were reduced from 115 to 86 and players participating in six or more fights plummeted from 44 to just six. The themes in the pilot project are safety, education and communication. It increases team, coach and player accountability through the tracking of repeat offenders, increased suspensions and significant financial penalties. It dramatically heightened the awareness of issues surrounding player safety and dangerous hits throughout the league, including the players, game officials, coaches, media and fans. Handbooks with the new supplement were strategically dispersed at the start of last season to ensure all participants were educated about the pilot project and to further increase the chances of success. Players and game officials received handbooks created specifically to address their participation in the project. All coaches were

also required to sign a Coaches Code of Conduct, which outlines their responsibility to the initiative and a commitment to player safety. The five leagues involved in the Junior A Supplement experienced several positive advancements throughout the first year of the pilot project. Leagues can now clearly identify trends and repeat offenders and can also confirm that only a s mall percentage of players are repeating what would be considered dangerous acts. The supplement has forced these players to alter their behaviour in a positive way. So- called staged fights and multiple fight incidents were almost eliminated and the number of players participating in six or more fights throughout the season declined substantially across all leagues. Competitiveness within the league from top to bottom increased during the year. "The quality of play and skill exhibited within the MJHL this past season was the best the league has seen in the past 10 years," said Manitoba Junior Hockey League commissioner Kim Davis. The two-year pilot project will compare data from the participating leagues. The data will determine whether fighting is reduced in the junior game by ejecting a player for his first fighting major and the effect on other violent behaviour.

The CAMROSE BOOSTER August 23, 2011


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The ideal candidate will have a solid and proven track record in sales, advertising and marketing, with experience in national or regional sales. A background in signs, creative and graphic arts would be an advantage. Preference will be given to candidates with highly developed and proven interpersonal, presentation, speaking and computer skills. We want to meet with you if you are aggressive, passionate, resultsdriven, innovative, and a problem solver with a can-do-attitude. To apply, please forward your resume to, or contact: Brett Browne, Magnetsigns Advertising 4225-38 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 3Z3 Phone: 780-672-8720 (ext 120) or 780-781-7446 Fax: 780-672-8716 Email: Web: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Magnetsigns, EmbroidMe, and BillboardConnection are Declare Brands companiesâ&#x20AC;?

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Parts Technician in PROVOST. Some duties include Parts invoicing, putting away stock, and placing customer orders. Requirements include, customer service skills, knowledge of parts merchandise, and experience with Agriculture equipment. Heavy Duty Mechanic in CAMROSE, KILLAM, and PROVOST. Some duties include Agricultural repairs as directed by Service manager, perform inspections, customer service skills. Requirements include strong diagnostic skills, must carry own tools, and strong computer skills. Sales Professional in CAMROSE, PROVOST and WAINWRIGHT. Some duties include, maintaining current product knowledge, equipment demos, and maintaining Customer information. Requirements include, interest in Agricultural practices and operations, proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, excellent Customer service skills. Battle River Implements employs a diverse team of individuals dedicated to serving our customers needs. Battle River Implements offers competitive wages, an extensive benefits package, retirement plan, as well as many opportunities for career growth and advancement from within. For a more detailed description of these jobs and more please visit our website or call your local dealership and speak to the department manager at 1-877-913-3373.

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BIRTHS To Vanessa and John Gaviotakis, of Camrose, on August 5, a son.

To Amber Carrier and Scott Hollar, of Kinsella, on Aug. 9, twin daughters. To Rena and Michael Mallo, of Camrose, on August 10, a daughter. To Cassandra Malley and Steve Korobko, of Camrose, on August 14, a daughter.

DEATHS Jim McDonald, of Ohaton, on August 15, at 81 years of age.

Andrew "Eddie" Tchir, of Camrose, on August 16, at 72 years of age. Anne Brinker, of Camrose (formerly Daysland), on August 17, at 86 years of age. Rev. Dr. Thomas Gilchrist, of Edmonton, on August 19, at 85 years of age. Roy Nixon, of Camrose (formerly Edmonton), on August 22, at 79 years of age.

The Bank of Montreal, Camrose branch, raised $1,095.96 for the Family Violence Action Society at a summer barbecue and garage sale. Presenting a cheque for that amount to Family Violence Action Society board chair Trish James (seated left) and program director Sheralyn Dobos (seated second from right) was Bank of Montreal Employee Charitable Foundation lead Tricia Cameron (seated centre). Joining them in the photo were Bank of Montreal Camrose staff Kathy Schwab (seated right) and (left to right, back) Amber Campbell, Robyn Grice, Fern Maruschak, Lisa McKay, Mark Hagen, Helen Werner, Tiffany Stoll, Nicole Hanson, Keri Vickers, Shelly Jans, Anita Franz, Sharon Kiziak, Ken Dobos and Joanne Dewart.

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