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Inside... Dining Guide Pages 10 and 15 Fall Fashion Guide Pages 11 to 14 Entertainment and Dining Pages 16 and 17 Obituaries Page 19 Special Occasions Page 25 Fall Car Care and Auto Classifieds Pages 29 to 36 and 44 Classifieds Pages 39 to 43

News Features

BRCF will pay tribute to Fieldings at Community Builders dinner . . . . . . . . . . 4 Former Camrosian named member of the Order of Canada . . . . . . . . 8

In July of 2008, a Canadian couple serving as missionaries in Kenya, was brutally assaulted and left to die. Their horrific story made headlines in the press worldwide.

Camrose celebrates rich and varied culture . . . . . . 22 Kodiaks’ Gaduory ranked by NHL scouts . . 26

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was picked up by countless radio and television stations and played and replayed to the disgust of viewers and listeners throughout the civilized world. No detail of their incredible story was left unreported, and collectively the world cringed at the thought of what Eloise and John Bergen had gone through. Miraculously, both survived. In the weeks following the senseless attacks, the Bergens made press headlines a second time. They announced to the world that despite their barbaric, unimaginable, treatment they had forgiven the thugs who had assaulted and left them on death’s doorstep. John and Eloise had even gone to visit and pray for their captors while they were in prison. This Thanksgiving weekend the Bergens will be in Camrose talking about the power of faith, forgiveness and reconciliation. Their itinerary (revised in recent days) can be found in an advertisement in this issue of The Booster. You can view it on-line at, or on the community events link on the City of Camrose website.

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The Battle River Community Foundation will be honouring the contributions of Alan and Valerie Fielding at its annual Fall Community Builders dinner Oct. 19. "The Fieldings have worked hard to make our world a better place and do what it takes to make positive change happen," said Battle River Community Foundation board chair Blain Fowler. "We feel they are very deserving of recognition." Alan and Valerie met in the mid 1960s when they were building a parish house in Germany as part of a World Council of Churches Action Project. After marrying in Switzerland in 1968, they settled in Edmonton, where Alan obtained a law degree and Valerie finished the arts degree she had begun at a Swiss university. The Fieldings moved to Camrose in 1974, where Alan had established a law practice with Harry Gaede the year before. Alan had finished high school in Camrose when his father was transferred to the community as manager of the CIBC. His mother had served as a substitute teacher in Camrose schools. While Alan focused on law, Valerie assisted in the creation of a French language program for kindergarten children. By the late 1970s she had joined the faculty of Augustana as a part-time professor of French. With a short break in service, when the couple's three children were small, she remained with Augustana until 2010. Alan retired from the law firm in 2005. Alan and Valerie have served on the boards of numerous community organizations. Alan is current president of Sahakarini, which undertakes international development projects, and has been a dedicated member of the board for such respected groups as the Battle River Community Foundation, the Battle River Credit Union, and The Bethany Group. He was involved in fundraising for a chapel at Augustana and has been a long-time member of the Rotary Club. Valerie has been involved in Sahakarini as well as the Camrose International Institute (initially called the Camrose One World Centre), the Camrose and District Music Festival, Kaleidoscope for Kids, and Neighbor Aid. Alan and Valerie consider service to others to be an essential part of their lives. Some of that belief stems from their shared Christian roots. "My parents believed in helping others," Alan explains, "and making contributions to the community. They instilled that in me from an early age."

Valerie and Alan Fielding have been important members of the community since 1974.

For Valerie, the emphasis on service comes from a bigger picture, too. "Switzerland always had a focus on helping the broader world," she says. "It was part of my upbringing. Plus, I think the '60s were focused on more global thinking and a spirit of adventure – that played a role too." The Fieldings see the Battle River Community Foundation as helping to facilitate that community support in the long term. Years ago, they established a fund in honour of Alan's parents, Les and Bobbie Fielding, which assists music programs in the local area. They also established their own fund, the Alan and Valerie Fielding Fund, with the proceeds made available to support whatever causes require assistance on an annual basis. Funds raised from the coming Community Builders dinner will be added to that fund. The Fieldings consider the Community Builders dinner to be a chance to bring together a wide range of people who are involved in the activities of the community. "We've been very blessed," says Valerie. "And we want to support our community. There's always a very positive vibe to the tribute dinners. It's lovely to be part of an event with such giving people." David Samm will serve as emcee for the dinner, while speakers will include Harry

Gaede, Dittmar Mundel, Gail Stolee and Alan and Valerie's daughter, Arianne, who lives in Edmonton. The Camrose Community Builders dinner was started by the Battle River Community Foundation eight years ago to honour and celebrate local heroes who have given elbow grease, time and commitment, and shown leadership in making their community a better place. Joe and Phyllis Voytechek were honoured at the first dinner in 2004, followed by Bill and Berdie Fowler in 2005, Red and Fran Elliott in 2006, Arlene and Alver Person in 2007, Bitz O'Riordan in 2008, Bernie and Jeanette Boser in 2009, Dave and Gail Stolee in 2010, and Norman and Betty Mayer in 2011. "Those who accept this honour do so reluctantly, as they do not seek attention for the good works they do," said Battle River Community Foundation director David Ofrim. "They will receive well-deserved accolades but, also, become the targets of some good-natured ribbing. This is a feel-good evening and we very much appreciate the opportunity to trade on their good names." Tickets for the Community Builders dinner, which will be held at the Norsemen Inn, may be purchased from any member of the Battle River Community Foundation board of directors, or by calling the BRCF office at 780-679-0449.

Builders Dinner promises to be fun The Augustana Choir, under the direction of Dr. Ardelle Ries, will be performing in "Surround Sound," at the Community Builders dinner. A live auction conducted by Doug Johnson will feature such items as: beautiful ceramic pottery by Valerie: Christmas Carols at the Fielding home

with Milton Schlosser as guest pianist; a Swiss chocolate cake made by Valerie; a jar of Valerie's home-made jelly (made with local berries hand-picked by Valerie); a home-cooked candlelight gourmet Tuscan dinner for four by Bonnie Anderson (inspired by recent attendance at a cooking school in Tuscany)

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Students learn Chinese art

By Murray Green

Students at Chester Ronning School shared in the Chinese celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept. 25. Teacher CiCi Rong, on loan to the school through a cultural exchange, taught students about the arts of Tai Chi, Chinese paper cutting and dough art with help from cultural teachers from the Confucius Institute in Edmonton. "This celebration is popular in China, probably the second largest celebration," explained CiCi. "It is really popular in the north and south of China. This is a good opportunity to share Chinese culture with students, staff and parents. I hope everyone enjoys it." This huge traditional celebration in China is held on the 15th day of the eighth month in the Chinese Lunar calendar. In the Gregorian calendar that most Canadians use, the actual day falls on Sunday, Sept. 30. "Dough art is more popular in northern China. Tai Chi is used by everyone in the morning and right after lunch to relax, reduce stress and is good exercise," explained CiCi. "The paper cutting is good for the Grades 4 to 6 students." Teacher CiCi planned the cultural experience to teach students about the festival in her Chinese cultural classes. It also falls in line with the Alberta Culture Days that will be celebrated in Camrose on Sept. 28 to 30. "The Mid-Autumn Festival is so important because the moon will be the brightest and fullest on this date. It is a lunar harvest festival and is a public holiday. The Chinese people believe this is very important to them. We exchange wishes, such as, 'May your life always be filled with happy times and may all your wishes come true,'" said CiCi.

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Most classes are held at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre (4809-52 Street). You may register for courses by calling Jane at 780-672-9949. N/B: Classes are subject to cancellation if registrations are insufficient. Gift certificates are available. Samples of some projects may be on display at the Arts Centre. Payment arrangements are posible for all classes, please inquire when you call. More detail for each class is available at the Arts Centre or by calling the number above. If you or someone you know is interested in teaching a class please let us know. ARTS CLASSES FOR AGES 3 TO 5

Move, Groove and Create – I, and II – Inst: Becky Kuefler and Megan Grant. Ages 3-5. This fun learning program will incorporate different creative mediums such as stories, crafts and dance movement. Snack will be provided. Parents welcome but not required to stay. Tues., I: Sept. 18 to Oct. 23, II: Oct. 30 to Dec. 4, 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. $40 plus $10 supplies. CLASSES FOR AGES 6 TO ADULT

Clogging For Beginners (not with wooden shoes!) – Inst: Lynn Kennedy. Adult. Similar to River Dance style of dancing, this class is for those who have never clogged before or have very little experience. A fun way to exercise and meet some new people. Sat., Oct. 13 to Nov. 17, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. $30 per set. Clogging (not with wooden shoes!) – Inst: Marlene Drewes. Adult. This fun class is designed for those who have some experience with clogging. Sat., Oct. 13 to Nov. 17, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $30 per set. Country Two Step – Inst: Gary Brown. Teen/adult. Grab your partner and come dance the two step! Wed., Oct. 3 to 24, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. $45 per person. Water Media Workshop – Inst: Joanna Moore. Adult. Intermediate students will explore working with ink, opaque and transparent watercolour to investigate the special and diverse effects that can be obtained to express flowers and plants lively and imaginatively. Sun., Oct. 7, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $55. Bring own supplies. Watercolour Textures – Inst: Sonja Zacharias. Adult. Sonja will demonstrate various textures to incorporate into your watercolour paintings. Beginner–Intermediate. Sat., Oct. 13, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. $50 plus bring own supplies. Kids Can Paint – Inst: Tara Szott. Ages 7-9 and 10-12. Explore and develop exciting art techniques in acrylic and take home a painting you can be proud of. No experience needed. Sat., Oct. 13 and 20, 7-9 yrs.: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 10-12 yrs.: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. $40 includes supplies. Photography Courses – Inst’s: Camera Club. Teen/adult. Bring your camera and manual to all classes. Buying a Digital Camera – What to know ‘before’ you buy. Sat., Oct. 13, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $30. How to Use Your Digital Camera (level I) – Getting to Know your Camera. Sat., Oct. 27, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $30. How to Use Your Digital Camera (level II) – Sat., Nov. 3, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $30. Basic Digital Darkroom – How to organize, improve and produce digital photography using a computer. Sat., Nov. 17 and 24, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $50. Photographic Composition – Learn how to take good pictures. Sat., Dec. 8, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $30. Landscape Photography – Inst: Ian and Justin Woods. Adult. This four week class will start with a brief introduction to landscape photography and will give an overview of the equipment needed to be successful with landscape photography. Topics will include Digital SLR and lens choices, tripods and filters and much more. Designed for intermediate photographers but beginners are welcome to sign up. Sun., Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. $75. Portrait Painting in Oils – Inst: Gene Prokop. Adult. Gene will take you through the development of a portrait from start to finish using the old master techniques. Check Gene out online. Sat., Oct. 20, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sun., Oct. 21, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. $100 plus bring supplies (Gene will supply the paint). Acryllic Still Life – Inst: Tara Szott. Ages 14 to Adult. Leaves will be used for this still life. Focus on composition, shading, highlighting

and realism detail on an abstract background. No experience needed. Tues., Oct., 23 and 30, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. $45 includes supplies. Dance Around the World – Inst: Audrey Morello. Teen/Adult. Have fun, exercise and learn some dances from around the world. No partner or experience necessary! Tues., Oct. 23 to Nov. 20, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Colourful Spring and Fall Watercolour Landscapes – Inst: Gregg Johnson. Adult. Learn to do beautiful landscapes with an emphasis on vibrant colour, trees and water. Sat., Nov. 3, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. $70. Bring own supplies. One, Two, Cha Cha Cha – Inst: Gary Brown. Teen/Adult. Students will be introduced to the Cha Cha Cha. A fun dance to learn! Wed., Nov. 7 to 28, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. $45 per person. Oil Painting from a Live Model – Inst: Michelle Murray. Emphasis will be on drapery and painting the body’s form underneath the clothing. Light will also be discussed and part of the painting. Sat. and Sun., Nov. 10 and 11, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. $100 plus supplies. Also bring a camera if you wish. Prairie Grasses in Acrylic – Inst: Tara Szott. Adult. This workshop will focus on perspective and lighting. No experience needed. Sat., Nov. 17, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. $65 includes supplies. Fabric Sculpting – Inst: Trudy Jansen and Pat Beveridge. Adult. Come and try this new art will be amazed at the results! Sat., Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. $150 includes most supplies. Christmas Gift Tags – Inst: Jan Nielson. Adult. Make 10 beautiful and unique gift tags for your gifts this year. Tues., Dec. 4, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. $12 includes supplies (bring own adhesive).


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CARPENTER AND SHOP TOOLS 36” Wood Lathe, 1/2 hp new motor; 6” Delta belt sander on stand with castors; 4” Jointer Planer on castors; 8” Rockwell Beaver Table Saw, 3/4 hp; 10” Rockwell Beaver Band Saw; Bench Drill Press; Two good storage cabinets on castors; Storage shelves; New air tank; Bird feeders; Three Purple Martin houses; Husqvarna 16” chain saw; Gas cans; UFA fence stretcher; Ladders; Four bolt racks; New 1/2” torque wrench; John Deere tool box; Skim milk can. COLLECTABLES Three stable lanterns; Old wooden well pump; Crocks, one 10 gal. Buggy Step; Two wood planes; Old wrenches; Cream cans; Milk strainer; Glass for butter churn; Wooden wagon wheel; Butter press; 6-quart basket; Washboard; Horseshoes; Nose baskets. HOUSEHOLD Queen size bed and large ornate dresser; Entertainment centre; Recliner and office chairs; Kids toys; China cabinet; Kitchen table; Good Bell piano AUCTIONEER’S NOTE This auction is a real opportunity for anyone looking for an acreage ready to move into and use. Phil is an excellent carpenter so all buildings are well maintained. For more information call Phil at 403-578-2442 or Fred at 403-575-2181.

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Thank you for helping to transform our local youth into circus performers, actors, skippers, clowns and hip-hop artists. DaysArts completed a very successful six-week Summer Theatre Arts camp at the Daysland Palace theatre and we wish to thank the following community organizations for their generous support: • Strome Community League • Daysland Knights of Columbus • Daysland Ag Society • Daysland Legion • Bawlf Legion • Daysland School Parent Advisory Council

• Heisler Ag Society • Heisler Elks • Daysland CWL • Rosalind Ag Society • Sunbeam Drop-In Centre

We are also grateful for the financial support received from the Community Spirit Grant, Canada Summer Jobs Grant, County of Flagstaff Recreation Grant and the Town of Daysland.

This program could not exist without this support and we look forward to the next DaysArts Summer Theatre Arts Camp.

5th Annual Camrose Pet Walk Fundraiser In support of Battle River Animal Protection Society - BRAPS

Sunday, October 14th, 12 to 3 pm at former Valleyview Campgrounds - turn east on 39th Ave. from Parkview Dr.

NOTICE Our Addiction Office Has Moved

Registration/Pledge Forms available at: Global Pet Foods (5706-48 Ave.) or Fiona’s (4969-50 St.) You can walk either with your pet or “in memory” of a pet or participate as a pet lover. Registration 12 to 1 pm and walk, presentations and prizes to follow. For more info email:

“All funds raised go toward animal care” - Thank you for your support!

The Camrose Addiction office (formerly AADAC) is now co-located with the AHS-Mental Health Clinic at 4911-47 Street in Camrose.

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Antiques, Collectables, Household Camrose Elks Hall, 4702-50th Ave. Sat., Oct. 20, 2012 ~ 11:00 a.m. View Before Sale Two oak dressers, one with mirror; Roll front record cabinet; Leaded windows; Red velvet settee; Quantity small tables;

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The Camrose Booster’s Back-2-School Safety Quiz was a huge hit with teachers and students alike. We, together with our valued advertisers, suspect many students now have a better understanding of rules of the road and school classroom and yard. Thanks to all for completing this quiz. From all entries submitted (hundreds), one draw was made for an impressive Apple 16 GB iPad. The Lucky winner is Kieran Sherman of Forestburg.

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Former Camrosian named member of Order of Canada By Dan Jensen

Former Camrose resident Dr. Merril Knudtson received the country's highest civilian honour this past June when he was named a Member of the Order of Canada. Dr. Knudtson has made significant contributions to cardiology and health care. He was one of the first cardiologists in the country to perform a coronary angioplasty, a procedure which helps to open a narrow or blocked artery in the heart. "I did my cardiology training in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1978 to 1981, at a time when this angioplasty procedure was first introduced," said Dr. Knudtson. "Andreas Gruentzig had been recruited from his home in Switzerland where he started this work, and I, along with two others, had the privilege of working with him in learning how to do the procedure. When I was recruited back to the University of Calgary in 1981, where I have been ever since, I was able to introduce the technique to Alberta. We are probably approaching 70 or 80 people who have worked with us and are now located in various parts of the world, not just Canada. It has allowed us to stay involved not only in introducing the technique but in teaching it as well." Dr. Knudtson also created the Alberta Provincial Project for Outcome Assessment in Coronary Heart disease (APPROACH), a database that tracks the long term outcomes of patients with coronary artery disease across Canada. The tool pioneered a way to monitor and electronically record important data such as hospital readmission stats, death rates, and quality of life questionnaires, and currently tracks more than 200,000 patients with chronic heart disease in Alberta.

Photo by Riley Brandt Dr. Merril Knudtson was one of the first cardiologists to perform a coronary angioplasty, a procedure that helps to open a narrow or blocked artery in the heart.

"It really became clear to me early on that the (coronary angioplasty) procedure presented a significant cost to the health care system and that if we were going to be accountable for introducing this new technology we had better start looking in a very critical way at what we were doing. APPROACH is a way of registering every patient who has this procedure and keeping amount of detail about why it was used in each case, but importantly, to follow these people over time to see what their quality of life is, what the mortality is over time, whether they are readmitted to hospital, and whether they need

more procedures and so on. It is of a multi-dimension followup that allows us to track and really identify the patients that seem to benefit the most from this. I think it has helped refine decision making and move this forward in a more financially accountable way." One of only six initiatives in Canada in 2011 to receive a Top Achievement in Health Research Award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Canadian Medical Association Journal, APPROACH is currently being expanded to include patients from a growing number of other prov-

inces, and is attracting the attention of partners in China who are in discussion to adopt the system for a pilot project in Harbin. "We weren't being particularly evangelical, it is just that, as time passed and through national meetings and other word of mouth, other provinces became aware of what we were doing and visited us and started doing it. At the current time in Canada, virtually every province except Quebec, and even that might change here shortly, is involved in the APPROACH project to a greater or lesser degree."

Dr. Knudtson grew up in Camrose, where his father worked as a mechanic, graduating from the high school program at Camrose Lutheran College in 1962. He still has a sister who makes Camrose her home. "The Camrose Booster has special significance for me because as a youngster I was one of the fortunate young people who was able to work for Booster Bill and deliver some of the papers," said Dr. Knudtson. "Blain Fowler I think was just a year older than I was going through school so I knew the family quite well." From Camrose Lutheran College Dr. Knudtson enrolled at the University of Alberta, where he received his general science training. He then worked as a petroleum lineman for six years before attending medical school at the University of Alberta. He is currently a member of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta (an entity of the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services), and a professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences. He also serves as a member of many advisory boards. Dr. Knudtson was surprised when he received word from Governor General David Johnston that he was chosen to receive the award along with former Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, Lois Mitchell and 42 others. "On many levels it was such a validating thing," he said. "To be recognized on that level for your various endeavours is almost hard to believe. My goal has always been to improve patient care by promoting excellence and accountability within the specialty. Hopefully through this announcement other health care workers also will be motivated to follow this pathway to the benefit of their patients."

Draft of economic plan presented to City council By Dan Jensen

City council will be spending some time over the next few weeks reviewing an interim draft economic development plan by Western Sky Management Associates Inc. that will enable sustainable development, diversification and planned progress over the next five years. The draft outlines specific economic and community-based development goals and objectives that were identified through interviews with City councillors, reviews of existing City documents, and sessions with City focus groups. "We're enthused about the opportunity to get into this," said Camrose mayor Marshall Chalmers at Camrose City council's Sept. 24 meeting. "We have been wanting to do something for a long time." The draft stresses the need for City council to provide the economic development department with an expanded budget. "Without such resources and commitment it may be difficult to implement the actions of the plan," states the executive summary, "as all community groups and associations are currently bearing the burden of workloads that are already too large to manage."

The draft notes that the quiet and peaceful rural lifestyle of Camrose has been challenged with the influx of new service businesses, neighbours, cultures, activities, demands and values. "The City is somewhat different than it once was, and it now isn't possible to return to its small rural pre-development stages. Nevertheless, at this point in time, the City may be faced with a crucial decision point: should the City actively seek to retain the current status quo, or embrace the new opportunities and challenges that the emerging developments will bring? New growth will require more plans and the associated planning that comes with zoning, regulations and bylaws. While these are necessary to support orderly business, commercial, industrial, institutional and residential development, they do place restrictions on personal freedoms and historical norms practiced in the community." The draft also notes that the retention of the status quo may provide City residents with their current city rural lifestyle, however not without several potential high costs. "The pressure for additional residences and businesses

on land within the City will increase the population and the possibility of conflicts around lifestyle, preferences and community values. The lack of resources due to lack of business and commercial growth will leave the communities challenged to address their current and emerging economic and social challenges." The draft states that the City should prospect for processing businesses in niche markets such as specialty cheeses, jams and jellies, and notes that Camrose has a major advantage over other communities in Alberta as it is a major regional hub with a trading area that extends south and eastward towards the Saskatchewan border. It states as well that the location of Augustana within the city of Camrose presents tremendous opportunity to collaborate with the Faculty on initiatives to entice students to pursue their careers in Camrose upon graduation. "Dramatic evidence of the rural meltdown is that of losing the most talented young people at the same time that their skills are required as farming and industry is changing. The

City can help facilitate linkages between the high school and Augustana and map existing opportunities into regional economic goals." Trends identified in the draft as having the potential to impact the City of Camrose over the next five to ten years are industrial development of the agriculture industry and small manufacturing, continued population growth driven by service, education and industrial development, increased demand for housing, and increased pressures on recreational, environmental and cultural facilities and service. Community assets that are identified include leadership and management skills, social compassion, residential lots and housing for various incomes, little traffic flow pollution, volunteerism, recreation for adults and children, a family atmosphere, and active groups and networks like the University of Alberta Augustana Campus, Tourism Camrose and the Chamber of Commerce. Western Sky Management Associates believes the economic development plan may fulfill its potential through the formulation of a dynamic plan to address the retention of both the present

businesses and new strategies to attract new businesses or innovative industries, as well as the reestablishment of direct communication channels with the City of Camrose and the development of networks with influential, provincial, regional and industry decision-makers. Suggestions are that the City negotiate a system that allows Camrosians to retain their individual identities and lifestyles while they work together to build community, and that it create opportunities that build off the current transportation corridors within the region, including roads, rail and air. "It is nice to have the goals listed so that we can work towards them," said City of Camrose economic development officer Ray Telford. The plan emphasizes the need for the City to create an understanding with community and government that we make the most of the natural resources we have only if we can remain sustainable in our choices, protecting our environment for future generations to enjoy. The draft will be presented to City council for more discussion at a committee of the whole meeting in October.

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Camel beige a warm neutral that's hot If you can only add one new item to your wardrobe this winter, make sure it’s a cameltoned piece. Hannah MacGibbon, former designer for Chloé, featured this warm, neutral palette last year, and we are now seeing it top this year’s trends. Camel tones are in all our favourite boutiques right now, so use this timeless and elegant colour as the basis for your wardrobe. It will set off a winter look to perfection. In the palette of neutrals, classic camel is situated right in the middle — on the paler end of the scale, you move into beige; darker, and it’s more likely to be called sand. The true camel tone suits all complexions, although it’s particularly flattering for blondes.

Whatever your colouring, take care to avoid combining camel with off-white, unless an oldfashioned look is what you’re after. The camel-coloured coat is the jewel of the season. An extremely practical colour, it can be combined with a scarf to create a very personalized look. Beautiful wrap-over coats are getting special notice this season, with huge cowl necklines that leave just enough room to knot a knitted scarf around the neck. They can also be worn open in warmer weather, as their folds have been designed to hang beautifully down to either side. Perfect for every occasion, the wrap-over camel coat can be worn to great effect over any of this season’s outfits.

If you’re fed up with the '80s-style retro fashions that have been on the street for a while now — especially those little Peter Pan ankle boots — you’ll be pleased to know that the softer '70s look has begun a return and is not likely to disappear any time soon. That’s right, straight from Woodstock, the '70s style is all the rage. Get ready to be groovy again! "Don't be afraid of colour and patterns," said Tish, from Tish's Fashions. The '70s style is an easy trend to follow. Just take your inspiration from the flower power folk singers of that era, with their high-waisted bell bottom pants and full colour spectrum. For a touch of hippy chic, emphasize the waist by combining pants with a tie-neck blouse, tucked into the pants and worn with an attractive leather belt and unique belt buckle. "Maxi dresses are also making a comeback this season," says Tish. "To complement a pretty floor-brushing dress, choose a pair of platform-soled shoes. Musts for the season are accessories such as wide-brimmed hats, in felt or wool, or floral headbands worn down around the forehead — a classic hippy look." If your inclination is to ignore the more flamboyant '70s-influenced trends, the classic look will do just fine this season. Both these styles were seen during a recent fashion show held by Annie 50, where Eastern European folklore influences brought a soft and homey look to the runway. But no matter which decade sways you, a style worn elegantly will always be in fashion!

Fashion show for cancer By Dan Jensen

Fashions from local clothing businesses and designer Kelsey McIntyre will be featured at Premiere Event Management's sixth annual Fashion Show for Cancer Oct. 19. "Our fashion show committee is working to make this happen," said Premiere Event Management president and lead event coordinator Ashley Morton. "The theme this year is Passport to Paris." The Fashion Show for Cancer targets women of all ages. "Our attendance averages more than 500," said Morton. The Fashion Show for Cancer trade show will have more than 27 exhibitors. "We'll have a mini manicure station, a photobooth with fun props, entertainment by Revolution Entertainment and performances by Hip Hop with Ashley," said Morton. The show will held at the Camrose Regional Exhibition starting at 6 p.m.

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Karaoke Contest

Tuesday, October 30, 7:30 p.m. ~ Jake’s Gift with the Darling Diva The Darling Diva sets the stage with song for this surprisingly funny play centered around a Canadian WWI veteran and the anniversary of Normandy


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Thursday, November 22, 7:30 p.m. ~ The Irish Rovers A rollicking performance of good cheer!

2nd Prize – $100 Bar Tab 3rd Prize – $50 Bar Tab


Wednesday, January 9, 5:30 p.m. ~ Dinner and concert at the Strome Hall Garth Prince – An evening of African Music with a Namibian-Canadian singer

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Wednesday, February 13, 7:30 p.m. ~ Lennie Gallant An award winning Maritime singer songwriter Wednesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m. ~ Circus Terrifico A whimsical dance troupe performs a poignant comedy Wednesday April 10, 7:30 ~ Jesse Peters Trio Jesse’s trio traverse a jazzy musical path


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RESIDENTIAL HOME SMOKE ALARM INSPECTION NIGHT Tuesday, October 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Victoria Park Firefighters will be in your neighbourhood to check your smoke alarms and replace the batteries if required. Fire safety information will also be provided. A big thank you to Camrose Canadian Tire for sponsoring the batteries for the Smoke Alarm Inspection. If you have any questions regarding the Smoke Alarm Inspection, please contact Camrose Fire Department at 780-672-2906.

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“Great Fire Escape” Home Fire Drill Wednesday, October 10, 6:00 p.m. The Camrose Fire Department is encouraging Camrose families to develop a fire escape plan for their home and to take part in a city-wide fire drill. Firefighters will be patroling the city during that time to hand out prizes for participants! Call the Camrose Fire Department for more information, 780-672-2906.

THE CAMROSE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE ~ a Parent Link Centre ~ Invites all families to attend the annual

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Doors open 6:15 p.m. Norsemen Inn Donations accepted at the door Raffle tickets will be available at the event Ticket Prices Adults $8 ~ Children (2+) $5 Children under 24 months Free Tickets available NOW 2nd Floor, 4516-54 Street, Camrose 780-672-0141 Tickets will be sold in the lobby by the Toy Lending Library. Only 450 printed – get yours quick!

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MONTHLY BANQUET with guest speaker

Rick Rosychuk Rick Rosychuk was raised on a farm near St. Paul, Alberta. He works for an oil company and also has a farm by Mallaig, Alberta. He is married and has three wonderful children. Rick is currently the President of the St. Paul Full Gospel Businessmen`s Chapter. Rick loves to share his testimony of what God has done and continues to do in his life. God can and will do the same for you. Come and hear Rick’s story and find out how God can do things for you too!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012 Norsemen Inn, Camrose 7:00 p.m. – $25.00 per person Come and Enjoy: Good Food, Great Fellowship, Prayer

EVERYONE WELCOME For information or reservations, call Brian at 780-889-2143 or Mel 780-387-5099

JOHN AND ELOISE BERGEN IN CAMROSE The year is 2008. Late one evening in rural Kenya, a band of men break into a farm and brutally assault and rob the couple living there. The couple had recently moved from Canada for missionary work among orphans. Near the point of death, they struggle to find medical treatment in the dark of night. Their healing is miraculous, but the greater story is their spiritual journey to healing John and Eloise Bergen through the power of forgiveness. John and Eloise Bergen have a remarkable story and they will be featured in a variety of settings on October 4 – 7. The public is cordially invited to any of the following: Thursday, October 4, 7:00 p.m. – Forgiveness as Resurrection* Camrose Church of God, 4722-55 Street (free admission) Friday, October 5, 8:30 a.m. – Drawing Life from Death* Café Connections 4825-51 Street (free admission), part of the Philosophers Café Series Friday, October 5, 7:00 p.m. – Emmaus Road – Community Youth Gathering Century Meadows Baptist Church 3720-66th Street (free admission) Saturday, October 6, 9:30 a.m. – Brunch with the Bergens Camrose Church of God 4722-55 Street $20/person R.S.V.P. by Oct. 1 to 780.672.3461 or Sunday, October 7, 10:30 a.m. – Worship gathering and message by the Bergens Camrose Church of God 4722-55 Street (free admission) * Co-hosted by the Camrose Church of God and The Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion in Public Life

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Canadian MPs vote for choice I have to admit that I was surprised when I heard that Rona Ambrose voted in favour of the private member's bill urging Parliament to re-examine when a fetus becomes a human being. The motion, seen by many as a way to re-open the debate on abortion in Canada, was defeated on September 26 in a free vote, with 203 MPs against and 91 conservative (including a handful of Liberal) MPs voting in favour of the motion. I was not surprised to see a member of Harper’s Conservative government voting in favour of the motion. Rona Ambrose, however, is not only a Conservative MP, but is also the Secretary of State for Status of Women Canada. The fact that the minister responsible for the status of women in Canada voted in favour of the bill was what was newsworthy. Ambrose’s vote led to many Canadians questioning whether or not she is the right woman for the job. After all, isn’t the MP responsible for the status of women supposed to be working towards women’s equality? Of course, advocating for women’s equality was removed from the mandate of Status of Women Canada several years ago by a

Second Thought

Shauna Wilton, Political Studies, Augustana Campus, University of Alberta

then-minority Harper government. While Ambrose may be correct in saying that her government has increased funding for Status of Women, they have done so at the expense of the authority and power of the agency to actually research and represent women in Canada. Abortion is generally viewed as central to women’s equality. The argument is that if a woman cannot control what happens to her own body, she cannot be fully autonomous. Thus, re-criminal-

izing abortion would represent a significant step backwards for Canadian women, putting women’s bodies and reproduction in the hands of others. Generally, politicians like to stay as far away as possible from controversial issues such as abortion (ironically, the last time a Conservative government tried to pass an abortion law, spearheaded by a doomed Kim Campbell, it was defeated is a rare act of defiance by the Canadian Senate). Stephen Harper, himself, has been working hard to corral his party and keep political issues far, far from Parliament. It is useful to look at how effective criminalization is in deterring certain acts. After all, the abortion debate boils down to an issue of choice – should women be able to choose to have an abortion or should women not have any choice. So, if we leave morality out of it (after all, individual women, as rational beings, can determine for themselves whether it is moral or not), what are we left with? Studies from the United Nations and the medical journal, the Lancet, demonstrate that abortion rates are highest in countries that criminalize

abortion. So, in Africa and Latin America approximately 3% of women aged 15-44 will have an abortion, compared with approximately 1.8% in North America. The highest abortion rate is in Eastern Europe at 4.3%. What this means is that where women have a lack of reproductive control, the abortion rates are the highest. More disturbing, however, is the fact that in countries that criminalize abortion, not only are abortion rates higher, most of the abortion are also illegal and, therefore, dangerous. Almost 50% of all abortions in the world are unsafe, compared with only 9% in North America. So, it seems that criminalizing abortion will not save the lives of unborn children. Instead, the issue is really about the level risk is involved for women seeking abortions. Ultimately, criminalizing abortion reduces women’s safety. If we really only want to reduce the number of abortions performed in Canada, as opposed to reducing the rights of women, we would be better off ensuring all women have access to free birth control and improving the position of women so that they are less likely to be victims of abuse and sexual violence both in the family and in society.


Seniors prepare for Games By Murray Green

The 2013 Alberta 55 plus Winter Games are on the horizon. The Games will be held in Calgary from February 13 to 16, 2013. To prepare for the Winter Games, zone qualifying playoff schedules will be in full swing starting on Nov. 1. Entering any of the events could qualify you to attend the Canada 55 plus Games in Strathcona County in 2014. "I encourage everyone to come and try out for this fabulous experience," said local coordinator Rose Snopek. Events offered for the Winter Games Zone 4 playoffs are alpine skiing, badminton, five-pin bowling, duplicate bridge, carpet bowling, cross-country skiing, darts, euchre, hockey, ice curling, pool-snooker, scrabble and table shuffleboard. For more information visit website, call Rose Snopek at 780-608-1391 or email


PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Small acts of caring count Canadians are the second happiest people in the world, second only to residents of Denmark That was the good news reported a week ago as the result of a Gallup world poll taken in February, 2012. The top five also included Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands; the United States ranked 17th. These were the results of 150 countries polled. Noticeable was the fact that most of the top twenty happiest people lived in wealthy and developed countries – with the exception of Venezuela which ranked seventh, ahead of richer countries like United States and the United Kingdom. The Centre for the Study of Living Standards reported that the satisfaction rate among Canadians aged 12 and over was 92 per cent. The most satisfied were those aged 12 to 19; the least satisfied were those over age 65. The happiest people in Canada were residents of Quebec (which surprised me, given their repeated threats to separate and the recent election of the separatist Parti Quebecois). My satisfaction with the news that Canadians were among the happiest in the world was dampened when I learned that people living on aboriginal reserves, full-time members of the Canadian Forces, and those currently in institutions were excluded from the StatsCan data. Had these groups been included, the results may have been different. There is no question that Canadians do, indeed, have much for which to be satisfied: freedoms, peace, safety, justice, universal access to health care and education, as well as opportunity. Canada is a great country, nevertheless we must be aware that there are some persons among us who are not happy. If surveys are not all-inclusive, we won’t know who they are. If we don’t know who they are, we won’t be able to help. Hopefully, the next happiness survey will include all segments of our residents. While genuine happiness stems from within, it comes easier in an environment of equal opportunity, inclusiveness, mutual trust and respect, friendly neighbourhoods and strong, caring communities. Each of us can play an important role in making others happy by simply being friendly and helpful whenever possible. It is human to feel that unless we can do something really significant, it is too little to count. Mother Teresa, world-renowned and beloved nun for whom the whole world mourned when she died some fifteen years ago, had a different message. She said she had never done anything really great herself – and pointed out that “oceans are made one small drop at a time.”

ROTARACT HELPS HOSPICE The Camrose Rotaract Club donated $5,498 to Treva Olson of the Hospice Society of Camrose to help with programs and towards a future facility. Rotaract raised the funds through the annual Duck Race, sales from the Four Seasons of Rose City photo book, which is available at the Camrose Chamber of Commerce, and various other events. Back row from left to right include Derrick Lindball, Emilie Kerr, Matt Wilton, Clark Mackay, Janeece Mackay and Stephen Kambeitz. Front row from left to right are Shelby Bianic, Kjeryn Davis, Andrea Farnham, Treva Olson, Ashley Kambeitz, Michelle Macleod and Ryan Stang.

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

Iconic Sable Island off the coast of Nova Scotia, with its world famous population of wild horses is in the process of becoming Canada's newest national park. Parks Canada has committed itself to their protection as wildlife, since "The horses have been living on the Island since the mid-1700s, and are therefore considered to be part of the ecosystem of the island." (Parks Canada's website) There are interesting similarities as well as differences between the Sable Island horses and Alberta's wild horses. Wild horses in the Rocky Mountains

and their vicinity were recorded by David Thompson for the early 19th century, and in the adjoining prairies by Anthony Hendry (or Henday) for 1754. First Nations in this region have owned horses at least since the 1730s. Thus there is no reason to believe that the presence of free-roaming horses in Alberta is of more recent origin than on Sable Island. Furthermore, in contrast to Sable Island, many scientists, adopting a paleoecological perspective, view the wild horse in western North America as returned wildlife rather than an introduced species. The outward appearance of the horses in the Rocky Mountain Foothills seems to confirm the historical evidence, as does preliminary DNA testing. These horses are not a hodgepodge of recent barnyard escapees. They appear to be of a specific type attesting to the presence of an original population descended from Spanish stock more than two centuries ago (frequent occurrence of the "dun factor", i.e. dorsal stripe as well as stripes on their withers and legs) and a later infusion of heavier horses in the early 20th

century. Different from the Sable Island horses, who have enjoyed protection and non-interference for the past half-century, Alberta's wild horses have not had the luxury of existing in splendid isolation, appreciated as a provincial and national icon. They have had to survive competing for their sustenance with commercial forestry, ranching, sport hunting and recreation. They have suffered the onslaught of those members of our civilized society who shoot horses just for kicks. They have endured in the face of a governmental attitude that seems to be vacillating between indifference and open aggression. They continue to live their lives in the presence of widespread public apathy and/or ignorance of even their existence. This may be their undoing unless we as Albertans do something about it. There must be no capture in 2012/13. The wild horse's long and illustrious cultural and natural history in this province should be recognized by its designation as a heritage animal. Claudia Notzke, Ph.D. Associate Professor The University of Lethbridge

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Trojans football squad fights hard against Wetaskiwin By Murray Green

The Camrose Composite High School Trojans football team didn't spend a lot of time getting revved up to play the rival Wetaskiwin Sabres on Sept. 21. The excitement came naturally. The Trojans stepped up their game to battle the Sabres hard, but fell short in the 15-3 contest. "We had a better game. The defense was swarming to the ball and making big plays. Wetaskiwin scored one touchdown on offense and another on a kickoff return," said coach Adam Belanger. "We need to work on our consistency on offense and finish our drives. We fumbled on Wetaskiwin's two-yard line and dropped too many passes," said Adam. "Some of them would have been touchdowns, so we've been working on our passing game a lot this week." The Trojans football team was blanked 58-0 against a strong Hunting Hills Lightning team on Sept. 13. "The Trojans defence stepped it up in the second half and a few drives were put together on offence, but they stalled prior to putting points on the board," said coach Adam Belanger. The Trojans host the Ponoka Broncos on Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. CCHS finishes the regular season in Stettler with an Oct. 11 game against the Wildcats.

Keith Lawrence Olsen was born on July 4, 1950 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, the middle son of Lawrence and Win Olsen of Ferintosh, Alberta. He attended school in Ferintosh, New Norway and Bashaw. He was very active in the Scouts program, achieving his Queen Scout Award. He was always very active in sports, especially hockey and baseball. He was so proud of being called up to play in the men’s league as a 14-year-old. In 1967, he married his high school sweetheart and they moved to Camrose. They were blessed with two wonderful daughters – Dawn in 1968 and Shannon in 1973. Several years later, two beautiful granddaughters arrived – Kaitlyn and Jenaya. Keith spent a short time with UFA Farm Supplies and Imperial Optical before he became an electronics technician (TV repairman). Keith and Doreen purchased the repair business (Electronic Services) from his teacher and mentor, Joe Feth, in 1985. They enjoyed and were very proud of their business and the friends they made over 21 years. However, economic times and our “throw-away” world forced him to give up his beloved independence and move on to the maintenance team at The Bethany Group. Keith loved his sports – he played hockey from approximately age six to 56! His greatest hockey love and memories were with the Goodtimers’ Hockey Club. He played baseball as a youngster and, as an adult, he enjoyed his time playing slowpitch with the Moose Selects. He became an avid and competitive golfer – after being taught by his motherin-law, no less! That is a whole other story! The golfing led us to our beloved campsite at Bashaw Golf and Country Club which we shared with brother Dennis and family as well as their mom and dad and many more family and friends. He always enjoyed camping (in the beginning, the “scout way”, but then we graduated to the “lazy ways”.) Camping has carried his family to many beautiful places across three provinces! Later, as he mellowed, he took up fishing, much to the delight of his sons-in-law! The fishing took us to many new campsites (they didn’t have to be near a golf course now); two of our favorite places became Peppers Lake (south of Rocky Mountain House) and Medicine Lake (south of Alder Flats). The newest “sport” he had embraced was geocaching which led us to many new places! Keith is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Doreen; two daughters Dawn (Sly) and Shannon (Ray) who were his pride and joy; and two granddaughters who were the light of his life. He is also survived by his mother Win; brothers Brian (Heather) and Dennis (Jackie); many nieces, nephews and extended family; as well as Doreen’s family and friends too numerous to mention. Keith was predeceased by his father Lawrence, and mother-in-law and father-in-law Leona and Carroll Smith. A funeral service was held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from Camrose Regional Exhibition with Mary Ann Pastuck officiating. Inurnment took place in the Valleyview Cemetery, Camrose. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Cross Cancer Institute for Breast Cancer Research, or to S.T.A.R.S. To send condolences, please visit

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Good fencing can maximize grazing potential Swath, stubble and bale grazing are great ways to extend the grazing season through the fall and winter. The economics definitely make sense in terms of reduced feed, labour and manure handling costs. And those economics start to look even better when you plan your electric fencing to maximize efficiency and pasture management.

Bedding. You want the cows to eat the swath,

But before you start to think about fencing, you have to lay the groundwork for success. Here are some considerations as you plan your winter grazing strategy.

Fencing. Left to their own devices, cows will

Site selection. If you’re swath grazing, you would have chosen your site in the spring when you planted the crop. Bale and stubble grazing is a bit more “portable”, so you can choose the site at any time. Regardless, a prime grazing field should have access to water, offer some protection from wind (either natural or use portable windbreaks), and be accessible should supplemental feed be required.

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of the swath and supplement when necessary. For the most part, cereal swaths provide adequate nutrition while stubble will likely not have enough feed value on its own and will need to be supplemented. Feed testing is recommended – take samples from multiple areas in the field a proper representative test. Always, minerals, salt and vitamins should be made available to grazing cattle.




Fencing in winter. The cold weather brings some specific issues when it comes to electric fencing – the ground is drier, the days are shorter and the cows’ coats are thicker, all of which need to be taken into consideration as you plan out your fencing needs.

not sleep or defecate on it, which is what they’ll do if you fail to provide bedding. Indeed, cattle can waste up to 25% of the swath by using it as bedding. As well, providing a proper bedding area reduces an animal’s energy requirements by 10% to 15%.

For example, grounding is much more difficult in dry winter soils, not to mention the insulating nature of snow in reducing the fence’s ability to deliver a jolt. Linking the grounding rods can help, but you will have to plan this out and get it done before freeze up.

wander the entire field grazing where they want, eat only the best bits (grain heads) and leave a lot of residue behind that you will have to clean up in the spring. The key to successful swath grazing is to ensure the cattle clean up as much of the straw as possible as they go, and this is where portable electric fencing plays a key role by allowing and restricting access to certain parts of the pasture. Here are some key tips:

Another consideration is that fewer hours of sunlight and snowfall can also interfere with solar panels’ ability to adequately power the batteries. Bringing batteries into the shop to charge them can help.

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1. Placement. Position fencing at right angles to a swath to encourage grazing down the length of it rather than across a couple of swaths at once. This will prevent trampling and reduce waste. Assume a dry matter consumption rate of 2.5% to 3% of body weight per cow.

Depending on how you’re grazing cattle – swath, stubble or bale – your fencing design will change. Your local UFA store stocks Gallagher and Power Wizard fencing products, which both offer a complete line of components to fit your particular grazing plan.

2. Respect. Cows need to respect the fence if it’s going to effectively contain them. To that end, be sure you’re using the correct wire guage, have proper grounding and check that the energizer is delivering enough voltage (4,000 to 6,000 volts) to ensure the animals respect the boundary. You can switch from a heavier gauge wire to easier-to-handle poly twine once they’ve learned that respect, but you have to get them there first.

Proper electric fencing will ensure even and controlled grazing so that you can manage nutrition, waste and prevent overgrazing – all of which lead to healthy cattle as well as healthy fields. Come and speak to one of our experts and design a fencing solution that’s right for your farm and your budget.

Visit your local UFA Farm and Ranch Supply store today, or see for more information.

3. Power source. If you’re using batteries, monitor them regularly to ensure the power charge to the energizer is sufficient. Always keep spare, fully charged batteries on hand.





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Lamb Ford assistant general manager Brett Denham (left) and general manager Pat Quinlan present a cheque for $6,000 to Ecole Sifton School playground fundraising committee member Eva Sveinbjornson and Ecole Sifton Home and School Association chair Celina Brisson (right) for the new Ecole Sifton playground. The money was raised in a Drive One 4 UR School event last June, in which Ford Canada donated $20 to the playground for every vehicle that was taken for a test drive. A total of 232 test drives raised $4,600, which Lamb Ford Sales in Camrose topped up to $6,000. The Drive One 4 UR School event was combined with a Family Fun Day that included a concession, children's activities and face painting.

















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Camrose celebrates rich and varied culture

Arts and culture were front and centre this past weekend as Camrose celebrated Alberta Culture Days. Above, David Arial and Val Sims hammed it up as giants in a performance by the Main Street Players at the Bailey Theatre Sunday afternoon.

Sandra McLay gave a demonstration on churning butter at the Camrose and District Centennial Museum Friday.

Audrey Pfannmuller demonstrated what could be done with Dixie cups in Mixed Media Sculpture Fantasy at Chuck MacLean Arts Centre Saturday morning.

Gustavo the Impossibilist entertained the children in a performance at the Bailey on Saturday.

Bridget Kenny watches as her son, Egan, tries his hand with a paint brush in a session entitled Painting with Tara at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre Saturday morning.

Alberta Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk opened Alberta Culture Days at the Camrose Community Centre Saturday morning. Minister Klimchuk said arts and culture are like a blanket in that they keep us warm and feed the soul. She said she was impressed with how Alberta Culture Days has been embraced by Albertans through more than 1,200 events in 95 different communities. She also expressed pride in the fact that Alberta has many talented performers who are capturing the attention of the whole world.

Suly Orozco displayed traditional Mayan clothing, crafts and jewellery from Guatemala at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre Saturday morning.

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Harvest festival Submitted

You won’t want to miss the fifth annual Meeting Creek Harvest Festival, Saturday, Oct. 6, from noon until 5 p.m. Meeting Creek is just 45 km south of Camrose on highway 56, with festival activities for the whole family taking place at the railway station, elevator and community hall. This harvest season has been fabulous! Celebrate with volunteers from the Canadian Northern Society in scenic Meeting Creek Valley. Enjoy station tours, elevator tours, speeder rides, children's games and crafts, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making and covered wagon rides. Entertainment will include local vocal artist Les Hall, Ukrainian and aboriginal dancers and an oldfashioned piano sing-a-long. As usual the concession will feature fabulous food – homemade pies and British hot dogs, as well as a delicious Victorian dessert plate (scone and cheese and various homemade squares). A British flare and royal tribute will be part of the celebration this year, thanks to a Government of Canada Heritage Diamond Jubilee Community Celebrations grant. Volunteers have had great fun planning with the theme, incorporating it into crafts and food as well as entertainment. Come join us for the fabulous day, rain or shine. Who knows, you may even bump into the Queen!


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You can enjoy the best of both worlds with this attractive twostorey home close to amenities in Southwest Meadows, and it is on the edge of country living. Don't worry about your neighbours with this lovely private, quiet location that backs onto the open countryside, with a nature-lover's view and also the beautiful sunsets. This 1,520 square foot home features a bright open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace and a great room. Step into luxury in the impressive great room with excellent placement of windows, which offers a bright comfortable space to enjoy friends and family. The beautiful gas fireplace adds to the ambience. The spacious and bright kitchen is the hub of the main level with its attractive cabinets, stainless steel appliances, great counter tops and a dining area with a garden door to the patio with a country view. The main floor has a handy laundry area, a large back entrance with a bathroom and direct access to the two vehicle insulated garage. The upper level

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contains a super-sized master bedroom with a double closet and an attractive four-piece en suite. Two more good-sized bedrooms and a fourpiece bathroom completes this level. The basement development S T U D I O is still under construction and is ready for you to complete to suit your family's needs. It has a storage room, roughed-in plumbing for a bathroom, a family room and French doors to a perfect place for a den or office. It is plumbed for a hair salon. The large pie-shaped, nicely landscaped backyard is fenced, and has a swing gate to the paved alley. The deck features a private setting to enjoy the outdoors. You have nothing to do except move in with immediate possession. Tour this beautiful property at 3918-76 Street to fully appreciate this home and the view. An open house will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 3 to 5 p.m. The home is attractively priced to sell at $308,900. If you miss the open house, for a personal tour contact Darrell Rosland at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-679-2170 cell

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OPEN HOUSES Wed., October 3, 1-3 p.m. #401, 5419-49 Avenue “Perfect location, views, top floor!” EXC E PTIONAL CO N D O – AMAZING VIEWS OF MIRROR LAKE! ... Wow! Located on 4th floor, this is the desired unit in the bldg. w/spectacular views of Mirror Lake from 2 separate balconies! Bright open plan, vaulted ceilings, lots of windows, 3 spacious bdrm. Exc. kitchen, superb dinette, deck great for BBQs. Lovely LR, cozy gas FP, large master, en suite. Lake views from sitting area, deck. In suite laundry, A/C, underground parking, more! Exc. location, lifestyle! Ask $307,900 CA0000197

Wed., October 3, 3-5 p.m. 3208-64 Street “Very appealing!” SUPERB TO TA L LY FINISHED BI-LEVE L ... You’ll be impressed, immaculate! Lovely bright kitchen, loads of cabinets, island, bay window, garden door to deck. Lge. master bdrm., 3 baths, 5 bdrm., bright fin. lower level. Gas FP, a/c. 2-car insul. garage, conc. RV parking. Very nice fenced yard. Close to park area. Be sure to view! CA0002899 Asking $354,900

Wed., October 3, 4-6 p.m. #102, 4811-48 Street MAINTENANCE FREE LIVING CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN ... and U of A Augustana Campus. Apartment style condo, no stairs, 2 bdrm., 2 baths incl. 3-pce. en suite. In suite laundry, vinyl windows, covered balcony plus extra storage in bsmt. Great bldg. Asking $187,000 CA0001447

Thur., October 4, 1-3 p.m. 5211-33 Avenue “It’s all done – just move in!” BEAUTIFUL FA M I LY T W O STOREY – AMAZ I NG VIEWS ... You’ll love the lifestyle w/valley views, parks, walking trails close by! 1743 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, open staircase, hardwood, tile flooring. Exceptional kitchen, huge island, WI pantry. Views from great room, dinette. Superb master, en suite. Huge family/media room, A/C. Great yard, fenced, deck. Better than new, just move in! Asking $369,900 CA0002986

Thur., October 4, 3-5 p.m. 3918-76 Street LOCATION! LOCATION! “Come and see for yourself!” “Enjoy the privacy and views of the countryside – great floor plan!” EXC. FAMILY HOME PLUS LARGE FENCED PIE-SHAPE LOT ... the kids will enjoy. Very private quiet location backing onto the open SION! ES TE POSS countryside. Paved alley EDIAwill IM MMom access. really like bright open kitchen, garden door to patio. LR vaulted ceiling, gas FP, MF laundry. Super size master bdrm. + 2 good sized bdrm. 3 baths, some bsmt. fin. One room was set up for hair salon. Incl. 6 appl. Immediate possession. Now only ask $308,900 CA0001140

Thur., October 4, 3-5 p.m. 5805-28 Avenue “Very appealing with loads of extras!” IMPRESSIVE C U STO M B U I L T VALLEYVIEW ES SION!B U N GALOW SS PO . ED IM M – EXTRAS GALORE – MF LAUNDRY ... This is a must see! Lovely bright open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, gas FP in LR. Superb family kitchen, loads of cupboards, island. Garden door to covered patio. Oversized htd. garage. Prof. landscaped and fenced. Large RV concrete parking. Appl. Just move in! Try an offer! Ask $384,500 CA0000204

Sat., October 6, 1-3 p.m. 7515-37A Avenue “Beautiful new show home!” BEAUTIFUL 1741 SQ. FT. T W O - STO R E Y ... Exceptional presentation! Features 9’ ceilings, column, arches, crown moldings, maple and iron railings, hardwood and tile flooring. Beautiful maple cabinetry in kitchen, granite countertops, walkthrough pantry. Spacious, bright dinette/LR. Superb master, beautiful tiled shower, walk-in closet, bonus room, MF laundry, custom built shelving, organizers throughout. Covered maint. free deck, gas BBQ line, 22’x24’ garage, 8’ door, floor drain and much more! CA322931 Asking $369,162

Sat., October 6, 1-3 p.m. 3303-51 Street Close E XC E P TI O NAL 2244 SQ. FT. HOM E IN CREEKVIEW! ... Hardwood/tile floors, awesome REDUCE D! kitchen w/granite counter tops, maple cabinets, plus all appl. Gas FP, MF laundry, 344 sq. ft. bonus room, huge master, beautiful en suite. Triple pane windows, in-floor htg. Large yard w/2-tiered deck and vinyl fence. Too much to note. Call today to view this stunning property! Now asking $479,900 CA327374

CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 V E R Y APPEALING – I M MAC U L ATE – G R EAT LOCATION ... backing onto Mirror Lake. Direct access to lake walking path. Spacious 1560 sq. ft. beautifully upgraded. Lovely LR, FP, lge. formal DR. Patio doors to lge. private patio overlooking park. Bright family kitchen. MF laundry. 3+2 bdrm., 3 baths. Newly fin. bsmt. Access to 2-car garage. Fenced yard. Now only ask $389,500 CA327388 E XC E P T I O N A L 2006 SQ. FT. 2-STO R EY HOME CLOSE TO WALKING TRAI LS ... Features triple car garage, beautiful kitchen c/w walk-through pantry, maple cabinets, MF laundry, bonus room, his and hers walk-in closets, plus much more! Asking $409,800 CA0002771 IMPRESSIVE! IMMACULATE! ... Split level on quiet cul-de-sac. Over 2334 sq. ft. fin. living space. Features many upgrades – spacious kitchen w/oak cabinets, dinette, formal DR, sunken LR, 4 bdrm., 4-pce. en suite, family room w/gas FP. 4th level fin. for games room. New appl. Large deck, large pieshaped lot w/beautiful landscaped yard, perennials, spruce trees, fenced. 23’x24’ htd. attached garage. Asking $397,900 CA0002520 STUNNING 1547 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL ... walkout home backing onto green space in Creekview! 3-bdrm. open concept home features bright kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, convenient laundry room, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! Asking $389,900 CA326311 GREAT 2-STOREY, 4-BDRM. HOME ... just on south side of golf course. It’s a one-owner home that’s had lots of care. Beautifully landscaped yard front and back. Fenced and well manicured. Definitely a must see home! CA327294 Asking $379,500 EXCEPTIONAL WALK OUT B U N GALOW ON VALLEY – AWESOME VIEWS! ... Wow! 4800 sq. ft. of dev. living space. Exciting, bright open floor plan, porcelain tile, hardwood, lovely staircase. Coffered ceilings, amazing beachwood kitchen, granite. Awesome 2-sided FP, exceptional master, MF laundry, cozy in-floor htg. on all floors! Huge deck, covered patio, triple htd. garage. Lots more, you’ll love it! CA325504 Asking $995,000 B E A U T I F U L CUSTOM BUILT BUNGALOW – AMAZING VIEWS! ... You’ll love the lifestyle with valley views, parks and walking trails close by! Quality built, 1547 sq. ft. home features bright open plan, 11’ coffered ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful hardwood and tile flooring. Exceptional kitchen, lots of cabinetry, huge island, walk-in pantry, granite counter tops. Views from great room, dinette. Superb master and en suite, MF laundry! Excellent bsmt., in-floor htg., huge family/media room. Great yard, vinyl fencing, A/C, 22’x24’ garage and lots more! It’s all done, you’ll love it! Asking $463,900 CA0001565 STUNNING EXECUTIVE HOM E – LAKESIDE LOCATION, AMAZING VIEWS ... You’ll love the tranquil setting, the peacefulness, the enjoyment of experiencing nature by the waterside. Exceptional quality, craftsmanship. Stunning foyer w/curved staircase, open well w/wrap-around rails, 22’ cathedral ceilings. Ultimate gourmet kitchen all new w/granite, huge walk-in pantry, great dinette. Amazing views from gorgeous DR, peaceful LR, huge great room, sunroom/atrium. Master bdrm. w/lake views, adjoining library/ den. Exc. bsmt., mother-in-law suite w/walk-out access, guest room w/en suite, games room. Prof. landscaped, manicured yard. Upper, lower decks overlooking the lake, irrigation system, superb htd. garage, lots more! Amazing property, exceptional value! Asking $879,500 CA0001816 EXQUISITE LUXURIOUS HOME ... has everything you’re looking for! Peaceful setting w/direct access to parks and trails. Custom kitchen, tile entry, elegant drapery, formal DR, 2 gas FP. MF master bdrm. w/5-pce. en suite. MF laundry. Walk out bsmt. fully fin. w/2 bdrm., den/media room. Oversized htd. garage, perfectly landscaped. Every detail is perfect! CA325529 Asking $849,000

I M M A C U L AT E M U LT I - L E V E L FAMILY HOME ... w/ impressive entrance. Great kitchen surrounded by oak w/large island. Attached garage, landscaped,fenced. Lots of storage. CA0001095 Asking $349,000 GORGEOUS 1638 SQ. FT. A / C WA L KO U T BUNGALOW ... by Zetsen Master Builders Inc. overlooking beautiful valley in Creekview subdivision. Lovely kitchen w/centre island, maple cabinets, corner pantry, granite countertops, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, barrel ceiling in hallway, hardwood/ceramic floors, MF laundry, master w/5-pce. en suite, walk-in closet w/closet organizers. Partially covered maintenance free deck, 24’x24’ garage w/two 8’ doors. All this plus much more! Asking $499,900 CA326294 EXCEPTIONALLY PRICED 1538 SQ. FT. MULTILEVEL HOME ... close to parks and walking trails. Beautiful kitchen w/huge centre island, maple cabinets, tiled backsplash, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, 3 bdrm., flex room, master w/5-pce. en suite, walkin closet. Too much to note, call today! Asking $369,900 CA0002773

I M PR ESSIVE C U S T O M BUILT R2000 B U N G A L O W, ! D CE EXCEPTIONAL REDU SETTING, BACKING ONTO GOLF COURSE! ... You’ll love the beautiful park views from the comfort of your home! Spacious open design, vaulted ceilings, open stairwell, beautiful cabinetry. Exceptional kitchen pkg. superb views from bright dinette, private deck. Lovely LR, superb en suite, MF laundry. Huge family/games room, superb workshop w/walkout. RV option. You’ll love the location and lifestyle! NOW $359,900 CA323443



IMPRESSIVE – IMMACULATE – TOTALLY FINISHED ... Just move in! Built as a show home. E! IC Spacious open great PR EW N room floor plan, 9’ ceilings. Flex room. Beautiful hardwood floors and cupboards. Superb kitchen/ eating area. Garden doors to lge. deck. MF laundry. Lge. master, 3 baths. Fin. bsmt., in-floor htg. Oversized htd. garage, RV parking, 12’x16’ shed for Dad’s toys. Fenced/landscaped. Appl. incl. Now only $439,900 CA326757 ANOTHER IMPRESSIVE FLOOR PLAN BY ZETSEN M AST E R BUILDERS INC. ... Close to parks, walking trails, this bright home offers a lovely kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, plenty of counter space. Vaulted ceilings, open staircase lead to master bdrm. w/4-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. Floor plan showcases bright windows in bsmt. and comes with a fully finished family room. Call today! CA0002772 Asking $395,900 W O W ! STU N N I NG I M P ECCAB LE Q UA L I T Y BUILT HOME ... Maple floors, cabinets. Open floor plan, 9’ ceilings. Impressive stone gas FP. Exc. fin. bsmt., in-floor htg. Beautiful fenced yard. Extras galore. Must be seen to be appreciated. CA326053 Asking $399,500 EXCITING NEW 1547 SQ. FT. M U LT I - L E V E L LOCATED IN CREEKVIEW SU BDIVISION ... 3-bdrm. open concept home is stunning to the eye and extremely functional. Bright kitchen w/centre island, corner pantry, vaulted ceilings, gas FP, MF laundry, 5-pce. en suite plus much more! CA322233 Asking $364,900 L O V E L Y 3-BDRM.,2STOREY HOME ... located in a cul-desac in Creekview! Bright MF, good size kitchen w/central island, corner pantry, MF laundry, awesome master w/4-pce. en suite and vaulted ceilings. Asking $334,900 CA0002750 EXC E LLE NT F A M I LY BUNGALOW, QUIET CULG! IN D E - S A C N EW LI ST LOCATION! ... Impressive home, very well maintained w/lots of recent upgrades. You’ll love the quiet location, bright open floor plan. Exceptional country style kitchen, awesome dinette, lovely LR. Generous master, en suite, huge family/media room, superb laundry room, lots of storage. Great yard, fenced, dandy 24’x26’ heated garage, RV parking, alley access. HE furnace, A/C and more! A great retirement or family home. A must see! Asking $307,900 CA0003290

DAYSLAND – A REAL GEM! ... You’ll say “wow” when you see this beauty! If you demand perfection be sure to view. Beautiful oak floors. Oak is featured throughout. Vaulted ceiling. Bright impressive LR, lovely gas FP. Superb kitchen with large everyday dining area. Garden door to lge. covered patio. MF laundry. Beautiful fully fin. lower level. Oversized htd. garage. Beautiful landscaped yard. Asking $289,900 CA0001605

Beautiful Bungalows and Two Storeys by Battle River Homes Valleyview

1,575 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 24’x26’garage Asking $449,162 CA0001532

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

SW Meadows

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

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Show Home Open Houses Thur., October 4, 2-4 p.m. 5205-33A Avenue, Creekview

Thur., October 4, 3-5 p.m. 5209-33A Avenue, Creekview

ANOTHER POPULAR BRAN D N EW MULTI-LEVEL FLOOR PLAN 1504 SQ. FT. TWOFROM ZETSEN ... Large STOREY ... close to windows throughout, beauparks, trails, this tiful kitchen, vaulted ceilings, home features 3 great master c/w 4-pce. en bdrm., MF laundry, vaulted ceiling in suite, heated floor. Rear covered deck, double master bdrm. plus attached garage, exposed aggregate driveway. Call CA322240 5-pce. en suite that is sure to impress! CA320245 now for your private showing! Asking $344,900 Asking $354,900

CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 V E R Y IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the E! IC PR w o r r y f r e e N EW condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sure to view so you can appreciate the quality and details. Built energy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 Priced to sell at $217,500 incl. GST TERRIFIC 3-BDRM. HOME IN WEST PARK! ... Cozy LR w/ bright bay windows. Great kitchen w/oak cabinets, corner pantry, upgraded appl. ES SION! Lge. back deck, new shed. Family friendly QU IC K POSS area. Asking $257,900 CA325776 I M P R ES S IVE – SOLI D S PAC I O U S C HARACTE R HOME ... was beautifully restored a few ! D CE years ago. It U ED R needs TLC to restore it to its original grandeur. Located in a nice central neighbourhood w/other beautifully restored and maintained homes. Phone for a viewing. Now only ask $209,900 CA325718 G R E A T TO W N H O U S E IN VALLEYVIEW ... 3-bdrm., 4 bath home w/ fin. bsmt. Lge. kitchen w/lots of counter space, cupboards. Gas FP in LR. Comes with all appl. Have a look! Asking $249,900 CA0002969 SOLID FAMILY BUNGALOW ... within a few blocks of schools, playgrounds, rec facilities and more! 4 bdrm., 2 baths, double detached garage, kitchenette in bsmt. Some upgrades incl. paint, bathroom fixtures. Chattels sold AS IS Immediate possession. Ask $229,000 CA0001854 N IC E CON DO ACROSS FROM CHARLIE KILLAM SCHOOL ... with its own yard and single garage. Nice, open kitchen, living area. Gas FP in LR. 2 bdrm., 4-pce. bath, laundry room downstairs. Take a look! Asking $187,500 CA326949 E XC E P T I O N A L CON DO – WORRY FREE LIFESTYLE ... across from Park, REDUCE D! Jubilee Mirror Lake walking trails, only blocks from city centre! Open, spacious design w/bright windows, lovely kitchen, huge walk-in pantry. Spacious, bright LR, cozy gas FP, large master, en suite, in suite laundry. Elevator, guest suite, easy access to garage and much more! Looking for quality and lifestyle? Call now! Only $255,000 CA326380 1994 MOBILE HOME ... 1120 sq. ft. on rented lot. Features new shingles, flooring, hot water tank, remodelled main bath. Large roofed-over deck, 8’x42’. Large lot is fenced. 5 major appl. and shed. Asking $85,000 CA0002086 EXCEPTIONAL STARTER OR R ETI R E M E NT H O M E , B E T T E R G! IN THAN NEW! ... ST N EW LI Superbly located by park, playground and west end shopping! Beautiful bungalow featuring an exc. kitchen w/breakfast bar, walk-in pantry. Lovely LR, bright box bay window, cozy FP. Generous dinette, spacious master, MF laundry. Exc. bsmt., huge family/games room, lots of storage room. With 4 bdrm. and 2 baths, it’s a great opportunity for the younger family or the empty nester. Prof. landscaped yard, large private deck, fenced, exc. garage, paved alley access, RV option and more! It’s all done, just move in! CA0003205 Asking $292,500

INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES EXCEPTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R E C R E AT I O N A L / RESORT PROPERTY! ... Wow! An impressive 45.52 ! IONpeaceful CT U ED R acre Hparcel w/beautiful, country setE UG ting. Facilities incl. Rosebush Craft & Tea House, Heritage Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 30’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 40’x70’ quonset. Exc. site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! Now only $589,000 CA315880 SUPERB CAMROSE ICON FLORIST SHOP ... since 1936. Business and building. Good sales, premium location, excellent reputation. CA0002150 Asking $299,000

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ST U N N I N G 3 - B D R M . TOWNHOUSE IN RIDGEPOINT ... recently painted throughout. MF offers large living and kitchen area c/w vaulted ceilings, centre island, oak cabinets, pantry. Bsmt. has 9’ ceilings w/extra bright windows, 3 bdrm., 4-pce. bath, utility room. All this plus MF laundry and appl. CA0002687 Asking $179,000 GREAT LOCATION, CLOSE TO GOLF COURSE AND WEST END AMENITIES ... G? N TI Attractive 2+2 bdrm. EN R STILL bungalow built in 1990, completely fin., with infloor htg. bsmt. and gar. Features lovely country kitchen, spacious dinette, bright LF, large family/ games room. Rear attached 22’x28’ htd. gar. RV parking, alley access, more! Call now to view! Asking $248,900 CA0001123 EXC E PTIONAL 3-BDRM. CONDO ... w/garage, extra parking space! Close to parks, schools. Exceptional design! Bright open plan w/lots of windows, impressive vaulted ceilings. Perfect for entertaining, exc. open concept kitchen, bright dinette, spacious LR, 3 generous bdrm., 2 baths, MF laundry, private entrance. First home or an investment, it’s a great opportunity! Quality built, immediate possession! CA0002752 Asking $188,900 COZY AND P R I V A T E 2 - B D R M . CONDO ... in a REDUCE D! residential setting close to schools, downtown shopping, a quick commute to Augustana Campus. Upgraded kitchen, tile backsplash, quality maple cabinetry, centre island. Vaulted ceilings, bright windows, 2-pce. bath, balcony. 2 bdrm., 4-pce. bath, laundry area, extra storage downstairs. One parking stall, easily accessible street parking. An affordable low maintenance property w/plenty to offer, consider this unit in Prospect Place as your first home or as a rental property. Quick poss. CA326363 Now asking $164,500 E X C E L L E N T TOWNHOUSE CONDO – SUPERB LOCATION ... Close to senior centre and walking trails. Features open plan, hardwood flooring, exc. kitchen, maple cabinetry, large bay window, en suite, walk-in closets. Private deck, detached garage, and more! A great lifestyle! Presentation is excellent. Asking $201,900 CA0000968 MANY RECENT RENO’S IN THIS AF F O R DAB LE 2+2 BUNGALOW ... close to downtown and schools. G! N TI EN R Dble. detached STILL htd. garage, fenced, newer deck. Kitchen upgraded w/white cabinets, new counters. 4-pce. bath, 3-pce. bath, both upgraded. Makes a great starter, rental or retirement property w/something for everyone. Immediate possession! CA0000072 Now asking $189,000 G R E A T FA M I LY BUNGALOW ... that’s had lots of upgrades. Hardwood floors, ceramic tile, new doors, windows (except front window), baseboards and casings. Comes w/six appl. Be sure to view this one! Asking $244,900 CA0002877

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

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

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

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780-672-4495 ACREAGES BEAUTIFUL 2010 CUSTOM BUILT 1518 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW on 6.99 ACRES ... Triple pane windows, in-floor heat, gas FP, stunning kitchen w/hickory cabinets, corner pantry, great master w/walk-in closet, 4-pce. en suite, teardrop shaped driveway, 26’x26’ garage, 100’ of wrap around covered decking and exc. views of AB prairies. Call today for your personal showing! Asking $549,900 CA0001983 12.7 ACRES ON PVMT. CLOSE TO DRIED MEAT LAKE! ... Great out bldgs. 1.5 storey w/ cool country charm. New foundation in mid ’70s, recent upgrades incl. windows, insulation, siding, furnace, septic, well in 2002 and more. 27’x32’ htd. shop w/water and 220 power; 42’x72’ quonset; 40’x60’ barn w/ separate horse stalls, good tack room. Plenty of fenced areas for riding. Only minutes to Camrose! Asking $430,000 CA323700 IDEAL SET UP HORSE OPERATION ... 50 acres grainland w/2 dugouts, balance 17 acres pasture, yard. Modern bungalow, horse barn 32’x56’ built in 2007. Exc. 9 box stalls w/auto waterers. Fenced property, pens, steel corrals, 2 auto waterers. Double garage, 28’x30’ htd. Second garage 22’x22’. Asking $630,000 CA326361



PRIVATE TREED ACREAGE, THE PERFECT GETAWAY! ... Very secluded setting w/6.8 acres that offers a restful country lifestyle. Features 1160 sq. ft. 3-bdrm. mobile w/vaulted ceilings, lovely country kitchen, lots of cabinetry. Superb carousel dinette, spacious master, superb en suite. New shingles, siding. Small hobby shop, pole shed, storage sheds. Private getaway w/lots of potential. Call now to view! CA320948 Now only $209,900 PRIVATE RETREAT ONE MILE OFF PVMT. ... 15 min. from ! ED ST LI Camrose. 9.76 acres JU ST boasting 2600+ sq. ft. tudor-style 2-storey home w/2000+ sq. ft. shop. Perfect for horses and a growing family! Built in 1983, features 4 bdrm. upstairs, 3 living spaces, spacious country kitchen, 3-season sunroom, screened-in bbq area. Low maint. elect. pipe fencing, 2 pasture areas, 2 horse shelters, room for expansion. Great opportunity awaits – see it today! Ask $499,900 CA0002384 37+ ACRES 10 MIN. NW OF CAMROSE ... 2200+ sq. ft. character country home plus 1200 sq. ft. entertainment space. Solid barn, 39’x60’ quonset, 24’x24’ garage, dugout, fenced and more! Working country kitchen w/great charm, walk-in pantry, double oven, good counter space. Beautiful hardwood floors, formal dining area, wood FP, library and loft. Mature yardsite, good recreational land or for animals. Great opportunity, see it today! Asking $549,900 CA0000865 ACREAGE ONLY 1/2 MILE FROM PVMT., 7 MILES FROM CAMROSE ... requires completion, 2.99 acres w/ next-to-new home w/large triple garage. 1602 sq. ft. 2-storey featuring open staircase, 9’ ceilings, bright open plan. Country kitchen, vaulted ceilings in spacious dinette, cozy gas FP, en suite. Huge MF laundry, 28’x36’ garage requires completion. Sold as is. If you’re handy or looking for a project you’ll want to view this property! CA0002973 Asking $299,900 16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, great spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010 WOW! IT’S THE PERFECT PLACE TO BUILD YOUR DREAM HIDEAWAY! ... Quiet Hills Estates is located near Miquelon Lake Provincial Park, Bird Sanctuary and Golf Course. Come and discover a restful country lifestyle in a peaceful and natural setting, you’ll love it! 6 unique Cul-de-sac lots that are treed, private and excellent walkout opportunities. Located just off Hwy 623, it’s an easy commute to Nisku or Camrose. Hurry, it’s the lifestyle you always dreamed of! 0003323 Priced from $84,000 to $154,000 C H A R A C T E R ACREAGE CLOSE TO CAMROSE ... 2-storey house, oak cupboards, 4 bdrm., studio room, 3 garages. Great view – a must see! Now asking $347,000 CA0003343 F E R I NTO S H – DREAM ACREAGE IN ROLLING HILLS OF CENTRAL AB ... 10.18 acres set up well for horses. Substantially upgraded featuring hardwood/slate tile flooring, new windows, furnace. Vaulting ceiling, wood stove and updated plumbing. Kitchen will WOW you w/exposed wood beams, quartz counter tops, raised eating bar, coffee station, much more! Penned corrals w/Electrobraid plus numerous outbuildings, barn, open air storage, 24’x26’ storage bldg., 25’x22’ horse shelter, 32’x48’ shop w/220 power, air filter, newer heater, 12’ doors, many uses. Call for more features. CA327399 Asking $414,900 WOW! CHARMING TWO-STOR EY WITH 5.74 ACRES ON PAVEMENT! ... Character home built in 1917 w/new foundation, extensively G! N EW LI STIN renovated in 1983. Impressive open floor plan w/9’ ceilings, beautiful oak staircase. Featuring exc. country kitchen, huge DR, spacious LR, MF laundry, 4 bdrm., en suite, 3 baths, large family/games room. Nicely treed yard, 22’x24’ garage. Hay meadow ideal for horses. Easy commute to Camrose, Tofield or Nisku. Call now and enjoy relaxing country lifestyle! Asking $329,900 CA0003251

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Happy 40 Anniversary 1972 ~ October 7 ~ 2012 With love from your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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REDUCED JUST LISTED...JACK STUART AREA...QUICK POSSESSION... Over 1300 sq. ft., 3-bdrm, fireplace, 3-baths, heated 24’x26’ garage, R.V. parking, Lots of extras. Asking $349,500. Call Dale for details. (R1411)

TILLICUM BEACH... 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room c/w fireplace, 2 car garage, situated on 100’x150’ treed lots, with very scenic views. Asking $189,000. Call Dale for details. (RO884)

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



DELUXE, WELL MAINTAINED AND HIGHLY UPGRADED...Centrally located 2-bdrm bungalow with 2-bdrm “Mother-In-Law Suite!” Attractive hardwood on main floor, upgraded kitchen, freshly painted, new carpeting in basement. Insulated garage and spacious carport. Walking distance to Mirror Lake walking trails, downtown, golf course and more. A must see. Reasonably priced at $239,900. Call Cory A. Starchuk for details. (R1410)

OLDER, CUTE AND COZY...900 sq. ft. bungalow, excellent location, close to Mirror Lake, downtown and paved walking trails. This would be a great starter home/revenue property. All this sitting on an exceptionally large 50 x 200 lot, c/w attached greenhouse and detached carport. Well worth a look. $210,000 Call Cory for details! (R1404)


ION BIG REDUCT JUST LISTED... over 1400 sq. ft. Rec room, den and bath in basement. Garage. Quick possession available. Priced at $198,000. Call Dale for details. (R1400)

GOOD LOCATION... Close to schools, downtown and west end shopping. Home has private setting on large lot w/lots of trees and unique backyard firepit. This 3-bdrm. home also has 2 gas FP plus 16’x10’ sunroom that serves as entrance to home. Single heated garage and paved driveway. Call Rick for details. Priced at $219,000. (R1369)

VIKING...VACANT... 3-bdrm, hardwood floors, rec. room, heated garage. New lino. Asking $94,900. Call Dale (RO934)

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

ATTRACTIVE, CHARACTER HOME IN THE QUIET VILLAGE OF BITTERN LAKE... Just minutes from the city of Camrose. Located on six lots. Priced at $199,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO960)

EDBERG... Lots of room in this 4-bdrm, 2-bath, 2-kitchen, 1430 sq. ft. home in the quiet village of Edberg. Large fenced 66x125 lot. A must see! Great Value! Asking: $89,500 - For Details: Call Cory A. Starchuk. (RO940)

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

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


Welcome to the World! Born June 26, 2012

GREAT, FULLY FURNISHED, FULLY EQUIPPED... Mobile on rented lot. 3 bdrms, 2 baths, canvass garage in quiet location. Priced at $75,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1406)

Avery Grace Brandt

Thomas and Brenda Clark

Daughter of Jerrit amd Sara and Granddaughter of Ernie and Sandra Brandt and Jo Ann Beesley and the late Fred Beesley

would like to thank family and friends for sharing their special day. August 18, 2012

Welcome our new Baby Boy Lincoln Bruno McIntosh 5 lbs. 6 oz. Aug 15/2012 Mom and Dad (Sherry and Dave) Proud big brother Laine Grandparents are Kathleen and Bruno Hartmann (Papa with the angels) and Ron and Ann McIntosh of Leduc

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

POSSESSION IMMEDIATE VICTORIA PARK... 4-level split, 3-bdrm, 2-bath, vaulted ceiling, new deck, 2-car garage. Quick possession. Asking $269,000. Call Dale for particulars. (R1403)

GREAT... 4-bdrm, 2-bath, family bungalow, with upgraded interior, located near three schools and west end shopping. Priced at $259,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1409)

2-BDRM...Affordable mobile home on its own lot in a quiet area of the city. Single garage, fenced yard. priced at $105,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1405)

JUST LISTED...ESTATE SALE... Mobile on owned lot, great condition, many upgrades, patio, fenced, garage, quick possession. Asking $117,000. Call Dale for a viewing. (R1408)

NICE 3-BDRM... bi-level in Century Meadows with double attached garage and fenced yard. Home features kitchen with oak cabinets plus dining area and access to large deck with gas hookup for BBQ. Nice living room and two bedrooms with 4-piece bath with access to master bedroom. The basement has been framed for bdrm/rec room, office area and laundry and is ready for future development. Call Rick for more details. Price is $279,000. (R1412)

EXCEPTIONAL BUY!!! IDEAL LOCATION!!!... No question that this is a must see. Incredible fenced park-like yard. Newer double garage, fully insulated and drywalled. Well maintained 3-bdrm, 924 sq. ft. mobile freshly painted and in excellent condition. Priced to sell at $109,500. For viewing call Cory A. Starchuk (RO964)


SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT (KINGMAN)... Plenty of renovations and size. Oversized double garage, single garage. Both with 220 power. Two outdoor decks, large mud room. Asking $125,000. Call Cory for details. (RO913)


A REAL “GEM” IN HOLDEN... This is a great little starter home, very peaceful and quiet. Great for anyone in the oil trade who needs a place to hang their hat. Recent upgrades include some plumbing, electrical panel, wiring, new sub panel to garage. Mature yard, garden area. Oversized 16x27 drywalled, insulated with new gas heated garage, RV parking. Priced to sell at $84,500. For details call Cory A. Starchuk. (RO961)

WHAT A VIEW!...This 4-season, 3-bdrm, 1-bath home, with its own well, provides a comfortable retreat by the lake. Comes with six appliances. priced at $179,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO963)

TIRED OF HIGH PRICES AND HIGH TAXES?...This reasonably priced, well maintained mobile on its own lot in Ohaton is just minutes to Camrose. 3-bdrms, 2-baths, 5-appliances. Priced at $179,900. Call Trudi for details (RO962)

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

ACREAGES LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... great view and quiet setting! Perfect for hillside home at north end of lake. 2 acres with lots of trees. Gas and power nearby. Call Rick for details. (A394)

City competitive with other communities on industrial lot prices By Dan Jensen Camrose City council was given assurances last week that the prices being proposed for the lots in the Mohler III industrial subdivision are in line with other communities throughout Alberta. "We would be very competitive with lot prices in the area," said City of Camrose economic development officer Ray Telford. "If you look at the prices in the Nisku and Edmonton areas our prices would be low." City administration presented council with a pair of Mohler III development options Sept. 10, one with an average lot price of $250,000 per acre and one with an average lot price of $197,000 per

acre. The average price per acre for City and privately owned industrial land in Edmonton is $750,000 and $575,000 per acre respectively, while the price per acre in Nisku is $325,000 per acre. The price per acre in Lloydminster ranges from $200,000 to $300,000, while the price in Spruce Grove ranges from, $355,000 to $399,000. The price per acre in Edson, which is two hours west of Edmonton, is $184,000 per acre. "Our prices are about the same as they are in the Edson area but we are still a little bit closer to the Edmonton area," said Telford

VERY PRIVATE ACREAGE... 995 sq. ft. 2-bdrm, 1-bath home on 18.3 acres. Large newer heated shop with steel beam construction. Located 20 min. southeast of Camrose. Call Rick for details. Priced at $325,000. (A423)

COUNTRY CHARACTER... Beautiful 3360 sq.ft. six-bedroom, six-bathroom home in private setting just 3 km. east of Camrose. You will love the parklike setting as you enter property. Home has dbl. att. garage with entry to basement of home plus large detached garage/shop with blt-in cooler. Lots of trees and shrubs plus large fenced in pet area and walking trails. This is a must view so call Rick for extra details. Price $545,000. (A416)

EXCEPTIONAL ACREAGE - EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION... Deluxe location, 3 miles from Camrose. Beautifully treed 10.58 acres, only 1/2 mile off the pavement. 1120 sq. ft. bungalow with main floor laundry and oversized double detached garage. Price: $410,000. Call Cory A. Starchuk for a viewing. (A421) 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. $389,000. Call Rick for details. (A395)



NEW NORWAY... You will love the park like setting of this acreage. The 3-bedroom home has had main floor upgrades including a beautiful kitchen makeover, plus some windows and flooring upgrades. Nicely landscaped yard with fruit trees and lots of shrubs. Large dugout on south side of property supplies lots of water for plants and trees. Call Rick. Asking $279,900. (A393) NEAR MEETING CREEK... very private, secluded acreage, with good dwelling, new water filtration system, furnace, fireplace, etc. Must be seen. Priced to sell at $198,500. Call Dale for a viewing (A420)

The final costs of industrial land in Mohler III will depend on the amount of servicing council chooses to do. The main difference between the two options council is currently considering is the addition of a 600 metre watermain throughout the development,

BRAND NEW LISTING!!!... Just off N Miquelon Lake Rd. Exceptional, well treed building lot with walk-out basement potential. lovely 3.69 acre package located on Whisper Road in Grouse Meadows Subdivision. Priced to sell at $84,900. For details, call Cory. (A419)

between the intersection of 42 Avenue/41 Street and the City water treatment plant. "If the cost of servicing is $184,000 we have to sell it for that," said councillor John Howard. The possible development of the Mohler III industrial subdivision has

LESS THAN 20 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE... Well treed setting on this 2.24 acre package. C/W everything you need to enjoy a piece of country living, spacious 1.5 story, 5-bedroom home with large covered deck,oversized 24’4 x 36’3 heated garage with plenty of shop space. All this and more, well worth a look. Priced at $249,500. For details, call Cory. (A408)

GREAT INVESTMENT... 1/5 share in large hangar at Camrose Airport, with lots of room to do your maintenance, etc. Asking: $43,000 Call Rick for details. (C267) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C136) EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... Industrial property at Ervick Junction. 4.47 acre industrial property. Water to property with some water limitations. Asking price $491,700. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C137)

been a topic of discussion at a council and committee of the whole meetings for the past three years. "We have had people looking for industrial land but have not been able to offer it since we sold out in Mohler II, last year," said Telford."

The CAMROSE BOOSTER October 2, 2012


Buffaloes play hard on own turf in football showdown By Murray Green

The Camrose Buffaloes atom football squad was hit hard by the first place Stony Plain Bombers on Sept. 23. The Bombers have scored 40 or more points in all of its games this season. The game started with a kick-off touchdown by the Bombers and they scored on their next few possessions. Camrose tightened the defence, but the game ended 34-0. The Bombers scored all their points in the first half. "It was a bit of a victory as we held them under 40 points and did not allow them to score in the second half," said coach Fitz Sherman. "In the first half we did not get the ball past midfield, but we started to move the ball in the second half. If it was not for a missed blocking assignment, we would have scored one touchdown." One bright spot was that the players did not give up and played hard until the end. "This is a character building game for the players and we will see how they rebound from this game. Some stand out players were Joshua Moores, who was a force on the lines after a twogame absence, and newcomer Justin Smith who played well on defence. Peewee

The peewee version of the Buffaloes came out thundering down the field and when the dust settled, Camrose won a close 24-19 contest. After struggling most of last season, this year's version of the peewee Buffaloes is starting to come together. "With a very difficult week one loss against rival Wetaskiwin and a week two win over Fort Saskatchewan, we faced a very tough Spruce Grove team that sported a roster of over 40 players," said coach James Kozak. "Because of an injury to halfback Quin Twomey, one of our big run stoppers, we were down to 19 players for the day." The game started with a brilliant kickoff return for a touchdown by Dorien Sikstrom. "We then set the tone on defence by stuffing their first plays and getting the ball back. In the first half, we moved the ball very effectively with a long touchdown run by Nick Ionidis, two touchdown passes to Teryll Sherman and Drew Loosemore from Dorien," added James. "Our defence played very strong as well with the emergence of tackle Carl Kittler, who is becoming a force on the defensive line. The defence did a great job of containing the Predator's very strong running back, who is a threat to score every time he touches the ball." The play of the game came when safety Daulton Chartrand made a huge pick off in the red zone. "I look for four keys to victory: that we play with Heart, that we put forth our maximum Effort, that we come to the field with an outstanding Attitude and that we work together, Teamwork. If we bring these four elements or HEAT, we are very hard to beat."

Photos by Murray Green, Camrose Booster Bantam receiver Tristian Sware attempts to catch the ball with a member of the Mustangs draped over him in the 7-7 tie game played at Kin Park on Sept. 23. Below: Atom Buffaloes defender Ben Jennings tracks down the Bombers running back. Camrose held the Bombers to naught points in the second half.


The bantam version of the Buffaloes outplayed the Mustangs, but the game was hard fought right to the end. Camrose salvaged a point in the 7-7 gridlock. "Except for the first drive, our defense played extremely well, often holding the Mustangs to a two and out," said coach Carl Davidse. "Our special teams were outstanding. We had great coverage on kickoff’s and punts." The bantams had some good returns on kickoffs on offence. "We had a few dropped passes and some untimely penalties, which prevented us from getting the win," said Carl. "However, we played well and dominated the time of possession on offense." All three Buffaloes teams play home games on Oct. 6 and Oct. 14 at Kin Park.

Kodiaks' Gadoury ranked by NHL scouts By Murray Green Three straight losses have erased the memory of the Camrose Kodiaks' good start to the Alberta Junior Hockey League season. Camrose boasted a good power play during its five-game winning streak, but the offence dried up by going zero for 10 with the man advantage against the Olds Grizzlys in a 3-1 loss to the fellow bears, Sept. 24. "We have to trust in the coaches' systems. They worked before and we have to stick with it," said second year Kodiak forward Nelson Gadoury. Olds scored in each period and out-shot Camrose 43-39. Ty Clay was the only Camrose player to garner a point on the evening. Goalie Matt Gibney stopped 40 of 42 shots in the contest.

"Our two goalies have played great for us and we have to score some more goals for them," said Nelson. "We are always just a goal away because our goalies keep us in the games." Camrose was outscored by only four goals in those three losses, so no one on the Kodiaks is pushing the panic button. The Brooks Bandits scored just 26 seconds into overtimes to steal a 2-1 victory over the Kodiaks on Sept. 21. Luc Vandale notched a shorthanded marker late in the third frame to force the extra period. Brooks out-shot the Kodiaks 32-17 and it was the stellar goaltending of Devin McDonald that kept Camrose in the game and in the hunt for at least one point. "We are a lot faster and younger than last year's team, so

we are going to improve and be good," added Nelson. "Our attention to detail is good and everyone is listening to the coaches. We are focused more on details than last year and that should be helpful." Camrose suffered a similar fate against the Okotoks Oilers on Sept. 20. It was Nelson Gadoury who collected a tally late in the third period to force overtime. After overtime failed to solve the deadlock, Okotoks scored on all of its shootout chances to take the extra point. Scoring was bittersweet for Nelson as he scored, but his team still lost a close game. Nelson made the NHL Central Scouting draft prospect list. He is one of two AJHL players to be added to the first list of the season unveiled by the scouting office. He is projected to be drafted

between the fourth to sixth round in the NHL draft next June. "It felt really good to be put on that list, but I wouldn't have success without my teammates," said Nelson. "The coaches and the guys in the dressing room help me a lot. I owe everyone for that recognition and for helping me reach the level where I've received notice. It has always been a childhood dream to make the NHL and with this list it means it could be one step closer. It (the draft) is at the end of the season, so I have a lot of work to do first." Nelson's plan is to return to the Kodiaks for another season next year. "I have to work on moving my feet more and skate the whole time on the ice," he said. "I want to score more to help the rest of the fellows more." Nelson is related to Craig

Berube, who played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders of the NHL. Drive Away Hunger The Kodiaks host the Brooks Bandits on Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the EnCana Arena. This game features the Farm Credit Canada's Drive Away Hunger campaign. FCC Camrose staff will be on hand at the Kodiaks' home game to collect food donations for the Camrose and District Food Bank. Camrose hosts the Olds Grizzlys on Oct. 6, the Okotoks Oilers on Oct. 11, Drumheller Dragons on Oct. 13 and the Bandits again on Oct. 14. All games are at 7:30 p.m. in the EnCana Arena except for the Bandits' match that begins at 2 p.m.

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GST will be charged where applicable. GARAGE INVENTORY and MISC. Assort. of Westfield, Sakundiak and EzeeOn Agri Parts; Shop Vac; Assort. Doors; Assort. New V-Belts; V-Belt Rack; two Belt Measuring Sticks; Assort. Fan and Alternator Belts; 8”-10” Auger Spouts; Jerry Cans; Assort. Pulleys; Assort. Oil Filters; Electrical Wire; Cords; Air Filters; Antifreeze; Fuel Conditioner; Assort. Gloves; Jack Alls Jacks; Blue Streak Ignition Cabinet, complete; Fire Extinguishers; Boomers; Chain Hoist; Shovels; Assort. Manifold Gaskets; Assort. Gas and Hyd. Hose; Three 25 gal. ¼ Stroke Oil Dispensers; Schumacher 6 and 12V Battery Booster Charger; Saw Horses; Assort. Copper Tubing; Tow Cable; Assort. Small Trailer Tires; Tire Repair Equipment; Wiper Blade Case; Tach Dwell Meter; Brass Fittings; Assort. Cotter Pins; Woodruff Keys; Frost Plugs; Punches; Chisels; Pipe Wrenches; Crescents; 6-Drawer Toolbox; Pullers; Torque Wrench; Tire Tub; Assort. Wrenches; Poulan 220 Pro Chainsaw; 6” Bench Vise; Pliers; Screwdrivers; Drill Press; ½” Electric Drill; Assort. Oils; ¾” Socket Sets; Air Drill; Hose Vice; Papco Brass Fitting Box; ¼” Soft Cable; HD Puller Set; Inland RW 55’ Harrowbar Cable; 12V Fuel Pump and Hose; Assort. Hyd. Hose; Bench Grinder c/w stand; Hyd. Jacks; Alum. Ladder; Floor Mop c/w pail; Automatic Trip Fuel Nozzles; Parts Bin c/w assort. hyd. hose ends and elbows; Atlas Oil Seal Box; Hyd. Hose Spool Stand; Step Ladder; Bags of Sand; ½” Impact Wrench; Impact Sockets; Assort. Windshield Washer; 2T Hyd. Jack; Assort. New Tires and Tubes; Auger Flighting; Assort. A-B-C Belts; PTO Shaft; PTO Sprayer Pump; Ezee-On and

Lunch Available. Dual Bucket Teeth; ¾” Grade 8 Bolts; Wheelbarrow; Security Screen for Doors; Propane Bottle c/w Tiger Torch; Barrel c/w tap; 2” Suction Water Hose; Front Roto Dust Screen for tractor; Reverse Kit for Westfield Auger; Assort. Harrow Teeth; Antique Gas Can; Holders for Knock-On Sweeps; Five New Teeth for Hay Sweep; Parts Books; Assort. Scrap Iron; Assort. Cult. Shovels and Spikes; Two Poly Laundry Tubs; 8’ Picnic Table c/w square tubing frame; Trailer Fert. Spreader; Auger Hoppers; 8’ Degalman Blades; Trade Master 10” Table Saw; Mastercraft Compound Mitre Saw, new; Cream Can; Assort. B&S Engine Parts; Kohler Parts; Ariens Parts; Water Pump c/w motor; Implement Rims; Roll of Baler Belting; Collapsible Discharge Hose; Hyd. Drill Fill Spout; Metal Cabinet c/w drawers; Krause Disc Parts; 5’ Hyd. Ram for Jiffy Hydump; Ariens Signs; Cathodic Protection Rectifier; Portable 4’x8’ Sign Frame; Many more items. AUCTIONEER NOTE After many years in the Service Station Business the Grimes are retiring. Plan on attending this sale as there is something for everybody. For more information call Ron and Jeanette Grimes at 780-374-3505 or Miller’s Auction Services at 780-789-2226. Terms: Cash or valid cheques only, certified cheque, bank draft or bank letter of credit. No purchases to be removed until settlement has been made. List is subject to additions and/or deletions. Neither the owner, the auctioneer or staff of the auctioneer shall be held responsible for any loss or accident on or off the auction site.

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Become a Camrose Kodiaks Future Prospect for the 2012/13 season! For kids only (11 years and under)

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Kids: Enjoy the fastest hockey action in the country in the most exciting way possible – as part of the team! You’ll see Coach/ General Manager Boris oris Rybalka, his assistantt coaches and the trainers in action. You’ll be alongside every one of the incredibly talented Junior A players in the pregame skate. You’ll get a wonderful keepsake – your very own Camrose Kodiaks Future Prospect jersey! One minor hockey player will be rewarded this special opportunity for each of this season’s 29 home games.

Here’s how you could be drafted to be on the national championship Kodiaks team for a night:

Smile Cookies are gone, but the smiles they’ve left in our community will last forever. Thanks to your support, Tim Hortons will be donating the entire proceeds to Camrose Boys & Girls Club. Over $3600 was raised.

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Coach Rybalka believes strongly that all hockey players of every level must do well in school. He believes players need to excel at reading and writing. He’s asking you to write a story of at least 100 words explaining why you enjoy school and how listening and learning can help you succeed in life as well as in your own hockey careers. Send your story to: Skate with the Kodiaks, c/o The Camrose Booster, 4925-48 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1L7. Your story will be evaluated by professionals at The Camrose Booster based on correct spelling, proper punctuation and content. If your story is chosen: • You will be greeted by Kodiaks team personnel at the rink. • From the home team bench, you’ll watch the Kodiaks warm up. • You’ll join the team in one lap in their zone prior to game start. • You’ll line up with the Kodiaks’ starters as the Canadian anthem is played before the game. • You’ll watch the game from the best seats in the arena. • You’ll revisit the Kodiak’s dressing room after the game plus leave the rink with a special gift from the Kodiaks team and The Camrose Booster. Get your entries in early. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

During the game our Future Prospect and his/ her guest will enjoy Pizza and Wings courtesy of Panago Pizza!

Crying the blues Maritime blues artist Matt Andersen thrilled the crowd at the Bailey Theatre with his hard-hitting vocals and his smooth guitar sounds during the Rose City Roots Music Society concert series on Sept. 27. Upcoming concerts include the Oysterband at the Bailey Theatre on Oct. 12, the Sweet Lowdown at Scalliwags Pub and Rum Bar on Oct. 27 and the Alpha Yaya Diallo West African Summit at the Bailey Theatre on Nov. 25.

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Dodge Journey Making a good thing even better By Dan Jensen

The 2012 Dodge Journey at Camrose Chrysler is an example of how something good can be made even better. "When it comes to affordability, power, fuel efficiency and versatility, this is one fleet vehicle that truly delivers it all," said Camrose Chrysler sales manager Denis Mercier. Journey's Canadian Value Package and SE models are powered by a 2.4 litre 16-valve DOHC four-cylinder engine that produces 173 horsepower and 166 lb.-ft. of torque, linked to a four-speed automatic transmission. This four-cylinder engine uses just 10.8 litres per 100 km travelled in the city and 7.5 litres per 100 km travelled on the highway. The award-winning 3.6 litre Pentastar V-6 engine, standard on SXT, Crew and R/T models produces 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, and is mated to a smooth-shifting six-speed automatic transmission. This Pentastar V-6 engine was recognized as Ward's 10 "Ten Best Engines for 2011." In addition to excellent power it uses just 12.6 litres per 100 km in the city and just 8.4 litres per 100 km on the highway. With a five-year/100,000 kilometre limited powertrain warranty, owners can rest assured knowing their powerful and efficient Journey is well covered.

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Dodge Journey offers levels of refinement not typically found in the crossover market. A beautifully crafted premium, soft-touch one-piece instrument panel sets the tone. A standard Electronic Vehicle Information Centre is positioned in the centre of the gauge cluster, which has a full-colour display backlit in Dodge red lights, giving it a soft glow unlike any in the segment. The flexible centre console features premium cushioning on the tilt-and-slide armrest. Lift the lid and there's a larger centre storage bin with a 12-volt outlet and USB port where owners can hook up their MP3/iPod charging connections and hide them away. Rear seat passengers can now enjoy a Rear Seat Video system (available for Journey Crew and R/T AWD models). The design team also worked to make the Journey's interior very comfortable and extremely flexible. There's a large front storage bin with side nets, a multi-functioning, three-spoke steering wheel with integrated controls, and a wide, long, soft-touch armrest that transforms the driver's seat into a cockpit-like experience. Comfortable seats might just make drivers want to take the long way home to get a little extra seat time. Engineers also developed many treatments to reduce noise, vibration and harshness. One example is the Journey's dual dash silencer, which isolates the cabin, making for a nice, quiet ride. The interior isn't just a nice place to be, it also offers best-in-class utility. Second and optional third-row seats fold flat for additional storage. There are also innovative storage bins in the floor ahead of the second-row seats

that can hold everything from muddy clothes to soda cans, to concealing valuables like a camera, laptop or purse. With fold-flat front storage and front passenger in-seat storage, Dodge Journey has best-in-class storage. Journey also offers some standard features not commonly found in the segment, such as power heated and fold-away mirrors, dual-zone climate control, illuminated cup holders, Keyless Enter-N-Go with push button start, and steering-wheel-mounted audio controls. Owners will feel like they have the world at their fingertips with the Journey's available touchscreen command centre, Uconnect Touch. From navigation to voice-command music selections to the ability to check fuel prices, the Uconnect Touch media centre makes life in the Journey an excellent adventure for the driver and passengers. Four Uconnect Touch models are available, all featuring easy-to-use controls and class-leading technology. With its touchscreen display and user-friendly, touch-screen categories, connecting and controlling personal devices is simple, intuitive and customizable. Safety is paramount

Journey has been an international top safety pick for three consecutive years and is loaded with an abundance of over 40 safety and security features, including standard advanced multi-stage front passenger air bags, active head restrains, ESC with all-speed traction control, electronic roll mitigation and Brake Assist, driv-

The 2012 Journey's chassis architecture delivers an exhilarating driving experience coupled with precise steering for maximum conMike Cuthbert trol. Strong torsional stiffCamrose Chrysler ness in the steering column intermediate shaft isolator, in conjunction with Journey's rear suspension geometry, delivers precise steering feel and a connected steering response. Dodge Journey also offers all-wheel-drive capability, perfect for drivers who want some extra grip for a more performance feel, or who appreciate the extra traction Journey's all-wheel-drive system provides. Dodge Journey features standard ESC and all-speed traction control, which help keep the crossover on path in a variety of road surface and weather conditions. Journey's available all-wheel-drive electronic control module works with the ESC and traction control systems, allowing the ESC to use the ECC to help gain control of the vehicle, reducing the amount of torque that the ECC transmits to the rear wheels. Family mover with style

On the outside, Journey maintains its sculpted, clean, aggressive lines and front fascia that sports the signature Dodge brand "split crosshair" grille. Journeys with the Pentastar 3.6 litre V-6 get a more aggressive lower front fascia and a rear fascia with integrated, duel bright exhaust tips. Available bold "ring of fire" LED taillamps have a distinctive style out back, while available 19-inch aluminum wheels provide a dramatic styling statement.

You can see the 2012 Dodge Journeys at Camrose Chrysler, on Highway 13 East. Phone 780-672-2476 or toll free 1-800-563-4202 and ask for a member of the friendly sales team.

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ON NOW AT YOUR ALBERTA BUICK GMC DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. GMC is a brand of General Motors of Canada. ♦/‡/†/*Offers apply to the purchase of a 2012 Sierra EXT 4WD (R7D)/2012 Sierra Kodiak Crew 4WD (R7F) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,495). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offer available to retail customers in Canada. See Dealer for details. Limited time offers which may not be combined with other offers, and are subject to change without notice. Offers apply to qualified retail customers in Alberta Buick GMC Dealer Marketing Association area only. Dealer trade may be required. GMCL, Ally Credit or TD Auto Financing Services may modify, extend or terminate this offer in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See GMC dealer for details. ♦$7,500 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on 2012 Sierra EXT 4WD/2012 Sierra Kodiak LD Crew Special Edition (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. $9,000/$9,500 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit on cash purchases of the 2012 Sierra EXT 4WD/2012 Sierra Kodiak LD Crew Special Edition (tax exclusive), for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most models. See your GM dealer for details. †† 0.99% Purchase financing for 84 months on 2012 Sierra EXT 4WD and 2012 Sierra Kodiak Crew 4WD on approved credit by Ally Credit. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0.99% for 84 months, the monthly payment is $123.27 Cost of borrowing is $354.62, total obligation is $10,354.62. Down payment and/or trade may be required. Monthly payments and cost of borrowing will also vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Biweekly payments based on a purchase price of $29,995 and $35,495 with $3,999 down on 2012 Sierra EXT 4WD and 2012 Sierra Kodiak Crew 4WD, equipped as described. ‡ 0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by Ally Credit for 72 months on 2012 GMC Sierra Nevada EXT 4WD/2012 GMC Sierra Kodiak Crew 4WD. Rates from other lenders will vary. Down payment, trade and/or security deposit may be required. Monthly payment and cost of borrowing will vary depending on amount borrowed and down payment/trade. Example: $10,000 at 0% APR, the monthly payment is $138.89 for 72 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Freight ($1,495) included. License, insurance, registration, PPSA, applicable taxes and fees not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offers apply to qualified retail customers only. Limited time offer which may not be combined with certain other offers. GMCL may modify, extend or terminate offers in whole or in part at any time without notice. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details. tBased on GM Testing in accordance with approved Transport Canada test methods. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. ‡‡ 2012 GMC Sierra 1500, equipped with available VortecTM 5.3L V8 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission, fuel consumption ratings based on GM testing in accordance with approved Transport Canada test methods. Competitive fuel consumption ratings based on 2012 Large Pickup segment and Natural Resources Canada’s 2012 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes hybrids and other GM models. † Kodiak package includes PDZ credit valued at $1,200 and PDJ credit valued at $350. Dealer trade may be required. Offer available to retail customers in Canada. . ^ 5 year/160,000 km (whichever comes first) Powertrain Component warranty. Conditions and limitations apply. Based on most recent published competitive data available for 2012 Large Pickup segmentation. See dealer for details. ^^ Whichever comes first. Conditions and limitations apply. See dealer for details.

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Rotating your tires extends their life and ensures safer driving Rotating tires is something that many people do religiously while others put off the task until they notice a problem with the car's performance. An important component of vehicle upkeep, rotating tires not only extends the life of the tires, but it also helps ensure safer driving. There are some who are unfamiliar about how and when to rotate the tires and the benefits this routine maintenance can provide. This also could be

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CARS AND TRUCKS DADS - LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. The Camrose Booster, phone 780-672-3142. 20 01 FOR D F150 SUPERCREW 4X4 – 135,000 km., 4/6 V8. Always parked in the garage. Mint shape. $7,500. Ph. 780672-0681 or 780-679-8797. 2002 INTREPID – Red, 222,000 km., fully loaded, $3,000 obo. Call Holly, 780-781-8049. HUNTERS’ SPECIAL – 2007 Dodge Laramie 3500 Dually, ext. cab, loaded; 1998 Lance camper, 10.8 ft., loaded. Will sell separately. Ph. 780-672-7671 after 6:00 p.m.

BOATS, RVs and CAMPERS SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a splash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! Ph. 780-672-3142. RV PARKING AND STORAGE – Boats and other items welcome. Quiet area. Insured. $25/mo. Ph. 780-679-8622. DODGE KIT COMPANION MOTORHOME – 360 engine, awning, fully self-contained. 65,651 miles. $5,000 obo. Phone Al at 780-672-5173.

CFCW’s Jackie Rae reminds you… …

Deer season is here. Please drive carefully. A deer caught in your headlights can be a heart-pounding experience.

CFCW’s Jackie Rae is The Auto Shoppe’s Celebrity Apprentice

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Maintain your vehicle

Many motorists bemoan the myriad costs associated with owning a vehicle. The average price for a new car is slightly more than $28,000. But as any vehicle owner knows, that sticker price is only the beginning. The cost of maintaining a vehicle and keeping it on the road is not exactly small potatoes. As the economy begins to rebound, a significant percentage of motorists have resolved to keep their vehicles on the road longer in an effort to stretch their automobile dollars. That's a sound resolution, and one that is not necessarily difficult to accomplish. Contrary to popular belief, cars are built to last, and it's often a vehicle owner's poor habits that reduce a car's life expectancy as opposed to the vehicle manufacturer's shoddy product. Drivers looking to lengthen their vehicle's lifespan can employ preventive maintenance that should keep a car running strong for years to come.


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Add years to your vehicle's life Getting more for your money is a popular trend among consumers. As economic uncertainty reigns, smart consumers are looking for the best values in an effort to get the most out of each and every dollar they spend. One of the best ways to stretch a dollar is to take better care of your vehicle. Buying a home and financing a college education are perhaps the only times many consumers will spend more money than they do when purchasing a vehicle. But unlike a home or an education, few people take their vehicles seriously, all too often avoiding vehicle maintenance that can greatly increase a car or truck's life expectancy. Drivers who want to keep their cars going strong for years to come can do so in a handful of ways. * Prevent, prevent, prevent. Preventive maintenance might seem like a boring way to spend a weekend morning or afternoon, but the efforts will be well worth it. Oil changes and filter replace-

ments are quick and easy jobs but pay major dividends over the long haul. Drivers who aren't comfortable performing these tasks themselves need not worry about costly trips to the mechanic. Routine jobs like an oil change or air filter replacement are relatively inexpensive, and today's vehicles can go much longer between oil changes and filter replacements. Each vehicle manufacturer is different, so drivers should consult their owner's manual and adhere to the recommended maintenance schedule. * Stay balanced. Balanced tires are tires that will last longer. But an out of balance tire will not only shorten the life of tires, it can also do damage to the rest of the vehicle while simultaneously making riding in the car much less comfortable. When a tire is properly balanced, its mass is uniformly distributed around the axle, making for a smooth, vibration-free ride. However, an out of balance tire shortens the life expectancy of suspension com-

ponents, including bearings and shocks. Repairs that result from an unbalanced tire can prove costly. Should a vibration occur as the vehicle accelerates (typically, this vibration will be noticeable when the car reaches speeds of 40-45 mph), chances are the tires are not properly balanced. * Look good, feel good. The credo of "look good, feel good" isn't only applicable to humans. In fact, a car that looks good likely feels good as well.Washing and waxing a car regularly helps avoid rust under the carriage and in the wheel wells. The longer a car goes between washes, the more likely it is to rust, and the paint is likely to corrode as well. There is no quick fix to either of these problems, but preventive maintenance, like routinely washing and waxing the vehicle, can keep these potentially menacing issues from ever rearing their rusty heads. Preventing rust and corrosion is also a good way to ensure a car's resale value does not diminish over time.

* Get out and drive. Cars that spend most of their life in stop-and-go traffic likely won't last as long as those that routinely get out and go. That's because city driving with lots of stopping and going is very taxing on an engine. On a highway, air flow to the radiator, oil flow to the engine and everything that makes a car run is much more consistent, reducing the stress on the engine as a result. Constantly accelerating and decelerating is hard on an engine, while the consistent speeds of highway driving offer a welcome respite to the engine. City dwellers should get out and drive their car on a highway at least once a month for no less than 30 minutes. This is also a good way to get rid of potentially harmful condensation that can negatively impact engine performance. When looking to get more for your money, one of the best ways to do so is to take better care of the car sitting in your driveway.

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Properly adjusted mirrors help to improve safety Millions of motor vehicle accidents occur each year. While the motor vehicle industry places a great emphasis on safety, it's ultimately up to motorists to ensure their vehicle is as safe as possible. Mirrors are an often overlooked aspect of safe driving. Properly adjusted rearview and side view mirrors improve visibility by reducing blind spots, which in turn reduces a driver's risk of being in an accident, especially on multi-lane highways where drivers may be forced to keep tabs on fellow motorists on both sides of their vehicles. When adjusting mirrors, consider the following tips to ensure your vehicle is as safe as possible. * Ensure optimal visibility from the interior rearview mirror. A properly adjusted rearview mirror allows drivers to see what's alongside and behind them, improving road awareness while reducing the risk of an accident. Most drivers know the rearview mirror should allow them to see out of the rear window from the driver's seat. But it's also important to utilize the day/night switch found on most rearview mirrors. Such a switch isn't an unnecessary accessory, but one that can reduce glare from cars behind you at night. Just be sure to flip the switch back to the daytime setting in the morning to ensure maximum visibility. * Firmly secure the rearview mirror. Unfortunately, rearview mirrors are not always sturdy, as many vehicle manufacturers attach the rearview mirror to the windshield with a special button that is glued to the glass at the factory. This glue can come undone when drivers hit a pothole or just gradually weaken thanks to the ravages of heat, humidity or cold weather. * Don't overlook side view mirrors. A 1995 study noted that, when positioned correctly, side view mirrors can help drivers see vehicles in their blind spots, eliminating a driver's need to glance over his or her shoulder when changing lanes. When adjusting the driver's side mirror, place the side of your head against the window, then adjust the mirror until the side of your vehicle comes into view. To adjust the passenger's side mirror, sit in the driver's seat, and then lean to the right so that your head is in the car's centerline. Adjust the mirror until the side of your vehicle comes into view. Once your mirrors have been adjusted and the rearview mirror is firmly secure, don't forget to use each of these mirrors when driving. Many drivers rely solely on their rearview mirrors to back up and change lanes on the highway. However, if all of your mirrors are aligned correctly, you should be able to see a vehicle leave the rearview mirror and move to one of the side view mirrors immediately. Diligent use of each mirror can help prevent accidents that occur when drivers change lanes.

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How to avoid becoming a vehicle theft statistic Automobile theft is no laughing matter. It leaves people without a means of transportation, costs the public more money in insurance payments and taxes and can give anyone the feeling of being personally violated. The FBI estimates that around one million motor vehicles are stolen in the United States each year. The Insurance Bureau of Canada says that a car is stolen every three and a half minutes in Canada, an estimate that translates to approximately 420 cars per day. Auto theft costs everyone millions of dollars -- and can even cost some their lives. The chances of a car being stolen are now significantly less than they were in 1989. That could be due to vehicle theft prevention systems that now come standard on many new cars. While not all vehicle thefts and break-ins can be prevented, there are many devices individuals can employ to help reduce the risk of vehicle theft. * Immobilizing devices: There are several types of immobilizing devices available to protect a car from theft. An immobilizing system works by preventing thieves from bypassing your ignition switch and hotwiring your car. An immobilization device can involve a kill switch that needs to be turned on before the car will start and can be cleverly hidden. Most cars also come with specially encoded smart keys that are required to start the car. The key is unique to the make, model and VIN number of the car. * Car alarms: Car alarms work as a deterrent to theft, but they do not always prevent theft. The alarm sounds when the vehicle is tampered with or the door is opened, but many people have become desensitized to car alarms because of the frequency of "false alarms" from car owners setting the alarms off them-

selves. Therefore, they may no longer be as effective as they once were. In addition, many thieves can disarm an alarm in a matter of seconds. * Hood and tire locks: Locks that are installed on different parts of the car or truck can also deter thieves. A hood lock stops a potential thief from getting under the hood and gaining access to the engine and wiring. Tire locks are special devices that require a unique tool to remove the tire. This can help prevent tire theft and may give thieves pause as to what other anti-theft devices are on the car. * Tracking devices: There are devices, like Lojack, that are designed to pinpoint the position of a car. It uses FM radio frequencies to help police recover the car. Some people also purchase aftermarket GPS devices that will show their vehicle's location on a computer or smartphone. * OnStar: This system was originally designed to be a crashnotification system, but it now offers other helpful services. Individuals can use OnStar for directions, to unlock their vehicles and now to slow down their cars and trucks if they have been stolen. OnStar comes pre-installed on many General Motors cars. There are other steps to take to prevent vehicle thefts and break-ins. * Whenever possible, park in well-illuminated areas. * Never leave your car unlocked. * Keep valuables, including money, out of site in your car. * Be mindful of where you keep your car keys. * When parking in unfamiliar neighborhoods, park in public paylots that have security present. * Give valet parkers your valet key, so they won't have access to a trunk or glove compartment. * Know your car alarm sound and be aware of it.

Treat headllamp cloudiness Headlights serve to improve visibility during nighttime driving conditions and inclement weather. They help drivers see and be seen by other motorists. When headlights are dull and cloudy, they can prove to be a safety hazard on the road. Fortunately, there are ways to restore headlights to their full effectiveness. Driving during the day is easier than driving at night, when vision is easily compromised. A human's visual field is much smaller in the dark, and it can be harder to spot road hazards, animals or people when driving at night. An improperly lit driving area can make it much more difficult to see. It also impairs others' ability to see your vehicle coming and going. The number reason for severe nighttime accidents and reduced driving safety is dim or cloudy and improperly lit headlights. Nearly four out of five drivers drive with improperly lit headlights. There are a few different reasons for poor headlight illumination. In many instances, the headlight lamp has burned out and the light is no longer work-

ing. Old bulbs may dim and fail to provide the same level of illumination as they once did. Oxidized and cloudy headlight coverings are also a known contributor to diminished headlight function. Today's headlight lenses are made from plastic. While it may not be visible immediately, road debris and weather conditions can put small dings and scratches into the lenses over time. These small damages can add up to covers that look dingy and dull. Cloudiness also occurs as the result of exposure to ultraviolet light. Although newer cars have lenses that are supposed to resist scratching and damage, some dulling may occur. There are many headlight cleaning kits on the market that are quite effective at restoring the lenses to their original glory. Most of these kits use a series of buffers and polishers to gently buff out scratches and rid the headlights of oxidation. Because headlight lens replacement may cost upwards of $200 per lens, the kits are much more cost effective. Continued on page 34






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Five steps to prevent engine overheating It is a common sight many an automobile owner is all to familiar with: A car is stranded on the side of the road with the hood open and smoke billowing out as an exasperated driver looks on shaking his or her head. An overheated engine can render a car useless in a matter of minutes. A vehicle is propelled by an engine that ignites gasoline and causes controlled explosions within. An engine can produce quite a lot of heat. Compound this with external temperatures and an overheated engine may occur. Other mechanical factors can also cause an engine to overheat. These include a faulty thermostat to regulate coolant supply to the engine and even an inoperable radiator fan.

Experts say an average car engine is designed to operate within 195 to 220 F. Anything above that could cause engine failure. Overheating can cause a lot of damage to a car. It may damage and burn holes in the parts. Rings, pistons or rod bearings may become impaired, or one can blow a head gasket. Coolant is designed to protect an engine to a point, but it can also become compromised under high heat. Boiling coolant may cause the radiator and hoses to burst. The best way to avoid engine and vehicle trouble due to overheating is to prevent an engine from becoming overheated in the first place. Here are strategies to employ. 1. Ensure that coolant levels

are maintained and there are no leaks that would cause coolant to drip out. Be sure the right coolant is being used for the particular vehicle. 2. Dirty, inadequate motor oil cannot dissipate heat as well as clean oil. Check the oil level and viscosity. Change the oil before a long trip or if it looks past its prime. 3. Confirm radiator hoses are in good working order and do not look worn out. 4. Have a mechanic check that a radiator fan is working and that there is adequate air flow through the radiator. 5. Be aware of engine temperature by watching the gauge lunder the hood.

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Bad driving habits can cost you money Everyone has their bad habits. Whether it's relatively harmless habits like biting your fingernails or potentially deadly ones like smoking cigarettes, some habits come in all shapes and sizes. When it comes to cars, drivers' bad habits abound. Many drivers might have a host of bad habits but not even know it. Unfortunately, bad driving habits are not only detrimental to a vehicle, but they could be costing drivers money as well. The following are some of the more common poor habits that, if corrected, can add years to a vehicle's life and dollars to a driver's bank account. Running on Empty

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able, and many drivers try to squeeze every last drop out of their tanks before returning to the filling station. Unfortunately, this is somewhat of a Pyrrhic victory. While it might feel good to get an extra day's worth of driving out of a tank of gas, the toll that running on empty takes on the rest of the vehicle is a hefty one indeed. The sediment from gasoline settles at the bottom of the gas tank, and when gas levels run low, the car must use the dirtiest gas it has as fuel. As that happens, the sediment that would otherwise remain at the bottom of the tank instead gets into the car's fuel line and even its engine. The fuel filter

likely won't catch all of this dirt, and the engine will therefore be taxed unnecessarily just so drivers can go an extra day before filling up. Stopping and Starting

For some drivers, such as those who live in cities, constant stopping and starting is unavoidable. For others, however, this stopping and starting needs to be avoided at all costs. Drivers who enjoy accelerating and then quickly stopping between stoplights might like the adrenaline rush such driving provides, but their engines certainly don't appreciate it. Nor do their wallets. Frequently flooring the gas pedal is wasting expensive gas

and putting a heavy strain on the engine. And all those quick stops is taxing the car's brakes, greatly reducing their life expectancy. Revving the Engine

Fans of the film franchise "Fast and the Furious" might love to rev their engines just like their favorite movie stars. But in real life, such a habit is pointless and potentially very harmful to a vehicle. This is especially true when a vehicle has just been started and the engine hasn't had the chance to warm up. Revving the engine while it's still cold means the vehicle's oil is still down in the oil pan and none of the engine's parts have yet been lubricated.

A car owner can also perform similar maintenance with just a few items from the hardware store and automotive shop. Employ incremental grits of sandpaper to clean the headlights without causing further damage. In addition, cutting compounds and surface cleaners can be applied with electric buffers to clean the sandpaper grit and any other debris caught in the headlights. Plastic polishers can further increase the shine of the headlights and make them look new. The key to keeping headlights looking their best is to be on top of any damage taking place. Handling minor cloudiness is much easier than a complete headlight overhaul. Routinely inspect the headlights and check for damage.

Staying abreast of vehicle recall information Driving a new vehicle off of the sales lot can be exciting. Brand-new vehicles are supposed to be reliable and free from maintenance concerns. However, sometimes manufacturers recall a vehicle, forcing drivers to visit the auto body shop sooner than they had hoped. Vehicles are recalled for a variety of reasons, including poorly performing tires, faulty pieces of motor vehicle equipment and unsafe child safety seats. It can be disconcerting to learn that your vehicle is being recalled. The uneasiness of driving a potentially dangerous vehicle coupled with the prospect of being without a car can be daunting. Vehicle manufacturers must notify consumers that a recall is in place. But sometimes a vehicle owner may not be aware that there is a recall. In the event of large recalls, the story makes the national news. But there are other ways drivers can stay current on recall information to ensure their personal safety. Individuals can visit www. and select the categories they want to check. To check recalls on a particular motor vehicle, select that category, enter the make and model as well as the year, and the information about any recalls will appear. Recall information can help save lives and prevent injuries. It is important to be aware of recalls to ensure the vehicle you're driving is as safe as possible.

Fall Car Care Guide… What to do with a cracked windshield

The scenario is all too common. Drivers are traveling down the road, and a pebble gets kicked up and hits into their windshield, causing a small chip to appear. Slowly but surely that chip turns into a spreading, snaking crack that only gets worse with each bump and pothole. Having a broken windshield is not only unsightly and a big inconvenience, it can also be illegal. That's because the crack reduces the efficacy of the window safety composition, meaning it may shatter in the event of an impact accident and cause extensive injuries. The crack also may impede a driver's ability to see the road clearly. It's important to note that liability car insurance typically doesn't cover a cracked windshield that occurs in a collision. Instead, drivers hoping to be covered need to have collision insurance on their vehicle. However, not all windshields crack in a car accident. Many are damaged in nonaccident related circumstances, whether this be a tree branch that falls on the car or a rock kicked up from the roadway. It's important to read an insurance policy thoroughly to be sure that nonaccident related cracks to the windshield will be covered. Even if the damage is covered, it may not be worth the expense of paying the insurance deductible and filing a claim, which may end up raising your rate in the long run. Many small nicks can be repaired easily with a kit purchased from an automotive supply store. Inexpensive and user-friendly, the instructions guide users through the process of sealing the crack and preventing it from spreading. If the crack is beyond the scope of a do-it-yourself fix, a windshield repair service that specializes in this type of work might be necessary. These companies use products that harden quickly and reglaze the windshield so that the crack may not even be noticeable afterward. Upon inspection, a mechanic or a windshield replacement company may determine that the crack is not something that can be mended. The entire windshield will have to be replaced at this point. In some cases the windshield can be removed and replaced in the same day. While there is no way to prevent a cracked windshield entirely, there are certain ways to reduce the risk. This includes avoiding running over any debris on the road that can be kicked back at the windshield.

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Share the road safely with those around you Streets provide means of transportation for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. When so many different people come together on the roadways, particularly of varied shapes and sizes, there's the potential for safety problems if everyone isn't working together. Although most drivers must pass a test and driver education classes, including practice on roadways, the same testing measures are not in place for cyclists. Even though bicycles are not powered vehicles, they are governed by the same rules of the road as trucks, cars and motorcycles. While there may be the potential for injury, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that it is relatively low when safety procedures are met. At the forefront of bicycle safety is wearing a helmet. Males of the age 9 to 15 cycling in the

summer without a helmet make up the highest number of bicycle incidents. Even with low incidences of bicycle-related injuries, it may still be prudent for avid cyclists to take a class or refresh their knowledge of bicycle rules of the road. In most areas of North America, bicycles and tricycles can be operated on all roads unless otherwise prohibited. Areas where bicycles are often prohibited include bridges and tunnels. A drivers' license is not needed to operate a bicycle, but rules may vary if the bicycle is powered or has been modified with a small engine. It is best to check to determine the rules where you live. Cyclists must ride on the same side of the road as vehicular traffic and in the same direction. Just like motorists, cyclists must obey all traffic control signs and signals. Both cyclists and motor-

ists should yield the right-of-way to each other -- one does not have preference in right of way. Many cyclists fail to signal their turns and ride in a predictable manner. This can be dangerous and lead to accidents. Hand signals can be used to indicate turning intentions if electronic signals are not installed. If riding at night or during dusk, a headlight and reflectors can help promote visibility, as can a rear, red flashing light. Riding on roads is not as safe as riding on sidewalks, but most cities and towns prohibit the riding of bicycles on sidewalks, particularly in urban centers. When any riding is done, a helmet should be worn for personal safety -- it also may be the law. Because bicycles may be harder to see and hear than cars and motorcycles, there are some

other safety precautions cyclists can take to avoid accidents. * Do not ride in the blind spots of other vehicles. * Do not assume you can overtake or pass a vehicle that has the power to go much more quickly than you. * Do not follow cars too closely to allow for adequate reaction time. * Wear light colored or reflective clothing so that motorists can see you on the road. * Use a bell or horn for further indication that you are in the area. * Do not assume that because you are on a bicycle you can dart in and out of traffic. * Be aware of parked cars on the side of the road. says that approximately 5 percent of bicycle accidents occur when someone opens a parked car door in front of an oncoming bike.

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The provincial Early Childhood Development (ECD) Mapping Initiative included assessments of the readiness of young children currently entering kindergarten in five categories including language and thinking skills. According to the results, 14.37 per cent of Camrose and Area kindergarten children are experiencing difficulty or great difficulty in the Language and Thinking Skills category. Language and Thinking skills

includes reading awareness, age-appropriate reading and writing skills, age-appropriate numeracy skills, ability to understand similarities and differences, and ability to recite back specific pieces of information from memory. Language and thinking skills are a cornerstone of child development. As a child enters kindergarten he or she will be expected to do things such as: print his/her first and last names, draw a picture that

tells a story, begin writing upper and lower case letters, understand how a book works (read from left to right and top to bottom), and compare and match words based on their sounds. Practicing these skills at home will ensure the highest rate of success amongst kindergarten children. “A parent’s best tool is his or her own communication and language skills. Parents who talk with their children frequently, read and sing often

(increasing the number of words to which children are exposed), and generally encourage children to write, will find a child’s language skills will grow rapidly,” explains Kari Cameron, the Camrose and Area ECD Program Coordinator. Cameron also explains that “thinking skills increase when children immerse themselves in books and make connections to the text. Asking a child what the story made him/ her think of, or if it reminds

him/her of something that has happened to him/her, is a great way to promote thinking skills and self-awareness.” The Camrose Family Resource Centre also offers a variety of programs that may be of assistance to parents with concerns regarding the language and thinking skills of a child. For more information on these programs please call (780)6720141 or visit our website at

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Centra Cam experiences another busy year You would think with its building project out of the way Centra Cam Vocational Training Association would be able to take a breather before jumping into something else. Not so. "Our business departments – Centra Cam Custom Projects and Recycle with Centra Cam – have seen a steady increase in business," said Centra Cam executive director Roxanna Skjonsberg at the association's annual general meeting Sept. 19. Projects continue to supply bunks, wedges and survey stakes to a growing customer base. According to the audited financial report, Projects took in $839,000 in revenue, compared to $673,000 the year before. Recycle with Centra Cam took in revenue of $504,000, compared to $465,000 the year before.

"We have seen increased tonnage of product coming in," said Skjonsberg. "The increase started when the City instituted a bag limit on garbage. It shows that people are doing more recycling, which is a good thing for both us and our environment. Centra Cam is currently looking into what it needs to do to have its own products shipped out of Canada. "We have requests for quotes on products that would be used to ship customer goods overseas," said Skjonsberg. Centra Cam Vocational Training Association's Emergency Clothing and Furniture Depot received around 200 referrals per month from 60 referring agencies. Over the last 11 years, the ECFD has successfully supported over 23,877 individuals who were faced with emergency situations. Coats for Camrose handed out more than 1,200

Volunteer of the Year

Centra Cam executive director Roxanna Skjonsberg presents the Volunteer of the Year award to Jackie McClelland. By Dan Jensen

Jackie McClelland has been named Centra Cam Vocational Training Association 2012 Volunteer of the Year. McClelland has been a regular volunteer at Centra Cam's Outlet Store on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, helping with whatever needs to be done. She has also assisted with Coats for Camrose and the food booths at Jaywalkers' Jamboree and the Camrose Cruise. "She has been known to come in extra days and work longer hours if she can see we need her," said Centra Cam executive director Roxanna Skjonsberg at the Association's annual general meeting Sept. 19. McClelland has been a supporter of Centra Cam and the work it does for many years. "When she was involved with McDonald's she helped support a number of clients with their employment there and supported a lot of our fund-raisers with items for prizes, and we knew we could count on them for juice," said Skjonsberg. McClelland is one of six volunteers at Centra Cam. "We have two individuals who help at the Recycling Depot and four who help us at the Emergency Clothing and Furniture Depot and Centra Cam's Outlet Store," said Centra Cam board member Gord Graham. McClelland receives satisfaction from being able to help out where there is a need. "The Outlet Store is a nice clean place and the people who are there are all friendly," she said. "I would rather be helping there than sitting around and not doing anything." Centra Cam Vocational Training Association has 76 staff, 53 of whom work full-time. "We continue to focus a lot of energy on the area of safety throughout the organization," said Graham. "It is important to us that our employees and volunteers have a safe working environment. As opportunities for other staff training presents itself, we attempt to have staff attend. In order to provide a quality program to our clients we need to have qualified staff delivering the services."

pieces of winter wear in 2011, including coats, mitts, toques, sweaters, boots and scarves to many individuals and families within Camrose. "We were able to assist more customers with getting the items they needed in a timely manner," said Skjonsberg. The Centra Cam Outlet Store saw gross income increase from $60,044 in 2010-11 to $189,637. Revenue is used to support the Emergency Clothing and Furniture Depot, as well as other areas of need within the Association. A new service offered by Centra Cam in the past year was "Your Day Event Rentals." "We learned a lot about the world of weddings," said Skjonsberg. "The staff and clients organized a system that will make rentals less stressful." Centra Cam Vocational Training Association has 33 cli-

ents who are involved in regular paid employment, 27 of whom have maintained the same job over the last year. Sixty-eight clients are accessing the services of the Community Options Volunteer Experiences department, which oversees 27 regular placements that involve working with seniors, children, the health unit, churches and the Camrose Police Service. Nineteen clients received individualized weekly classes based on their interests in areas of reading, math, money skills, scrapbooking, knitting or sewing. Eighteen clients are participating in the Odd Job Squad, which offers a different alternative to individuals who are interested in employment and making money but are not ready for or do not want a job. Centra Cam received a grant of $50,000 from the City of Camrose in 2011-12, as the third installment of a $500,000

commitment from the City of Camrose, and $11,218 from the Culture and Community Spirit Program. Regular annual fundraisers include a lefse and pie sale, Christmas fudge sale, bake sales, the bowl-a-thon, booths at Jaywalkers' Jambooree and the Show and Shine, an Outlet Store anniversary sale and barbecue on parade day. Skjonsberg said she is pleased at the progress Centra Cam has made over the past 33 years. "I know that through our growth we have improved in what we do, and in many areas of our operation we are very successful. I think the board has done an exceptional job of leading us to where we are today. They took some risks and with risk comes change. And with change comes the growth we have experienced."

Live your best life with cancer Submitted by Colleen Lindholm, Camrose Primary Care Network

More than 100,000 people in Alberta have been treated for cancer, and many of them suffer psychological distress, feel immobilized by fears of the cancer coming back and have difficulties resuming work and family routines. To help people cope with the aftermath of their disease, the Camrose Primary Care Network, along with CancerBridges and Wellspring Calgary, are collaborating to host two free events open to cancer survivors and their caregivers/families, as well as health care professionals in our community. The sessions are Healing and Cancer – a full day retreat with Dr. Rob Rutledge, on Friday, October 19, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Edgeworth Centre Community Room #2 and Living Your Best Life with Cancer and Beyond – A Cancer Symposium Saturday, October 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Bailey Theatre. The Cancer Symposium on October 20 will share the latest research about survivorship and provide information on simple and practical ways to help make the transition back into everyday life when living with a cancer diagnosis. The symposium will also be helpful and informative to caregivers and families, as well as health care professionals who work cancer patients and their families. “Survivors may suffer with existential and spiritual concerns about death and dying and look at the future in a new way, one that their families and friends may not understand,” says Mike Lang, program coordinator at CancerBridges. “Our research indicates that many cancer survivors struggle with ongoing physical symptoms as well as achieving life balance and a purpose.” The Symposium will feature six highly acclaimed speakers which include: Janine Giese-Davis, Ph.D. – Support For Living Your Best Life Fall 2012 – Highlights of Survivorship Research and New Developments; Dr. Kevin Wallace –

Living Well With Cancer; John Bruce – Survivor Story “Cancer, Come Sit By Me”; Mike Lang, Cancer Bridges – Survivor Story and Film; Dr. Linda Carlson – Complementary Therapies for Cancer Survivors: What works? Lisa Belanger, MSc, PhD Candidate – Exercise and Cancer Survivorship. The day prior to the Cancer Symposium, on Friday, October 19, the PCN is very pleased to partner with Calgary Wellspring in offering Healing and Cancer – a Full Day Retreat with Dr. Rob Rutledge from Dalhousie University. Dr. Rutledge is a leading Canadian Oncologist and provider of integrative health programs, and author of “Healing Circle”. The retreat is designed for people with a diagnosis of cancer and accompanying family member or caregiver. Participants will learn about complete cancer care, stress reduction techniques, the body-mind-spirit connection, meditation and includes small and large group discussions. "A day-long seminar is the perfect opportunity to learn and practice the healing skills that can make a tremendous difference after a cancer diagnosis. People will learn how to get the best care from the medical system, the healthy lifestyle habits and proven skills like meditation and stress-reduction. And it's a great way to connect with others on the healing journey," said Dr. Rutledge. “Wellspring Calgary is so pleased to be working collaboratively with Camrose PCN on this ‘Journey of Wellness’. We have had the honour of several workshops with Dr. Rob Rutledge and know that our members value his work and his writing highly. Increasingly compelling research emerges about the value of dealing with cancer in an integrative approach, working on the body, mind and spirit,” said Anna Carnell, Program Manager, Wellspring Calgary. Carnell adds, “Dr. Rob Rutledge embodies this ethic with great warmth and humanity. A board member of CAPO, Cana-

dian Association of Psychosocial Oncology, and CPOP, Canadian Psychosocial Oncology Partnership, he makes it a priority to facilitate collaboration and ongoing dialogue and research in this area.” “The Camrose PCN physicians and team of health care providers have recognized the importance of committing to providing support to individuals that have been diagnosed with cancer and are very excited about bringing these events to our community,” said Stacey Strilchuk, PCN executive director. “We are fortunate to have the experts from CancerBridges, Wellspring Calgary and Dr. Rob Rutledge to collaborate with us in supporting, informing, and empowering patients, families and caregivers of those travelling a cancer journey, in a way that is meaningful and relevant to them.” The Alberta CancerBridges (Building Research Innovation into the Development and Growth of Excellence in Survivorship Care) team is a large provincial collection of people with special interest in researching and delivering evidence-based survivorship care. The team members include researchers, physicians, oncologists and survivors located mostly in Alberta. For more information about CancerBridges, visit their web-site at www. Wellspring Calgary is a charitable organization which supports, informs and empowers those diagnosed with cancer by helping them address the fear, isolation, disruption and practical problems which cancer can bring to their lives. In operation since 2007 and an affiliate of the Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation in Toronto, Wellspring Calgary programs and services are informed by evidence and offered free of charge and without referral in a warm, caring, and welcoming community-based centre nestled in the trees near the Bow River. For more information, visit their website at

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Helpful Tips for Writing Classified Ads Which Get Results! Be Thorough Sure you want your ad to stand out from the rest, but don’t skimp on the sort of information that sells. The item’s condition, size, age, brand name, and color are some of the basics readers want to know. Without them, your ad may be overlooked.

Steer Clear of Abbreviations Okay, so you want to include all the important basics. Don’t use strange abbreviations because our ads are designed to spell all the important details. Besides, you are not paying by the line, but by the word, so there is really no need to abbreviate.

Be Honest Exaggerating your item’s finer points may bring in a lot of responses, but a buyer who’s misled won’t appreciate it and will take his business somewhere else.

State Your Price The cost of an item is one of the most important concerns of want ad readers. Ads showing prices are ones which get results. Giving a price also serves to “weed out” those buyers not in your price range.

Be Accessible Including a telephone number or address puts you in touch with potential buyers. Be sure to state the hours you can be reached: a caller who can’t get through the first time often won’t call again.

Don’t hesitate to call us with any questions or problems you may have regarding advertising. Our professionally trained sales staff know the ropes, and would be happy to pass their know-how on to you. That’s why we’re here, to help you get the results you deserve.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 29 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs WEDDING DRESS MISTAKE? – If your error was putting it on once, fix the mistake. Sell your dress with a Camrose Booster classified. Phone 780-672-3142. THE CAMROSE WILD ROSE DANCE CLUB is held at the Mirror Lake Centre on the first Saturday of every month. The next dance: Oct. 6. The band: Chwill Bros. Dancing from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Lunch: 10:30 p.m. Our dances are open to anyone 18 years and over. For more information contact Lawrence, 780-608-1590 or Evelyn, 780-672-4884. PLEASE HELP US CELEBRATE the 50th Wedding Anniversary of Donald and Irene Zackowski Saturday, Nov. 10 in Grande Prairie, AB. To anyone wishing to help us celebrate: please email Carol at SOUP AND SANDWICH LUNCHEON – St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 4713-50 Street, Friday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. $8/person.

CRIB, CRIB, CRIB! – That’s right; we play crib. The Camrose Crib Club is looking for YOU! Whether you are new to the game and need some practice or a master of the cards...we want YOU to join us! Games start at 7 p.m. but plan to arrive anytime around 6:30 p.m. We meet every Monday night in the banquet rooms of the Norsemen Inn. We have a fine group of folks who would love some new competition! Just stop by or call Verne at 780672-9321 or Brenda at 780-678-2861 for more info. We also host tournaments once a month inviting other clubs and players to be part of the fun. Hope to see you there! ROSALIND CHRISTMAS MARKET will be held Nov. 18, 2012 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Rosalind Hall. To book a table call Crystal, 780-375-2113. BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP – For those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Thurs. evenings: Oct. 4 - Nov. 22, 2012, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Sponsored by Covenant Health St. Mary’s Hospital. To register, please call Shelly Dalueg, 780-679-2793 by Oct. 3, 2012. PEROGY SUPPER – Saturday, Oct. 6, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Round Hill Community Centre. Adults: $12; 6-12 years.: $6; under 6: free. Sponsored by Ukrainian Catholic Parish, Round Hill. KINGMAN ROUND HILL C.D.C. (Kindergarten) is having a bottle drive/drop fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. - 12 noon. Donations can be dropped off at the Round Hill Elks’ building or the Kingman Museum parking lot. Donations also accepted year round at the Camrose and Tofield Bottle depots, with proceeds towards the kindergarten account. Call 780672-8807 for more info. KINGMAN RECREATION ASSOCIATION – Fall Market and Garage Sale at the Kingman Community Hall, Oct. 20, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tables available, $10. Contact Colleen, 780-662-3829 or Faye, 780-679-0171.

THANK YOU THE PARSONS FAMILY would like to thank Dr. Slabbert and Laurel, as well as the nurses and staff of Unit Two at St. Mary’s Hospital for the care and attention to Dr. Ladd Parsons during his illness. Thanks to Reverend Brian Hunter and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #57 for the warm and wonderful service and lunch. Thank you to Burgar Funeral Home, especially Cam Parker, Jen and Carrie for their professionalism, care and guidance. Also, a big thank you to Jackie McConnell for the lovely poem and to all of you for your thoughts, prayers and donations in Dr. Ladd’s memory. Thanks once more, Dr. Greg (Pat) Parsons, Graham (Bonnie) Parsons, Helen Parsons and families.

PERSONAL DRINKING A PROBLEM? Alcoholics Anonymous, call 780672-9903. LOST THAT LOVING FEELING? Find it with a personal ad in The Camrose Booster classifieds. Ph. 780-672-3142.

COUNTRYINTRODUCTIONS. COM – Dating service established 1998. Personal interview. Ladies free. Ph. 403-348-7471. THANK YOU ST. JUDE for prayers answered. – Judy

WANTED WILL ACCEPT OLD VEHICLES, machinery, scrap iron, etc. Car batteries (will pay for). Call 780-672-6917 or 780-686-5211. COMPLETE BOOK SET ENCYCLOPEDIAS – Phone 780781-4113.


COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you. TUTOR – Grades one to six. Call 780-608-1956 to book an appointment. ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888.

GOT PUPPIES? If that sneaky dog of the neighbour’s has been over lately and you’ve got a litter of puppies to prove it... move them fast with a Camrose Booster classified ad. Ph. 780-672-3142.

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

BATTLE RIVER VETERINARY SERVICES Practice Limited to Companion Animals Experienced Professionals Providing Quality Care and Service 780-672-6999 5208-51 Avenue, Camrose

JOHNNY’S TREE CARE INC. John Borgfjord, ISA Arborist Professional Tree Services For proper pruning, dangerous tree removal, chipping, yard powerline trimming... phone 780-672-0489

TO GIVE AWAY MALE TABBY CAT – Neutered. Free to good home. Good mouser. Ph. 780-672-1990.

McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose

HELP WANTED SILVER CREEK PAINTBALL – Refs needed. Apply in person with resumé. Must have valid driver’s license and paintball experience. Phone 780-855-2247. MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL REQUIRED – Full-time position. Apply in person at Alice Hotel. PLUMBERS AND SHEET M ETA L M ECH A N ICS REQUIRED for growing Central Alberta company. Please email resumé in confidence to: Class 1, 2 or 4 Drivers for Taxi • Less than 4 demerits • Friendly personality • Good driving habits, experience • P/T, F/T, Days or Nights ROSE CITY TAXI 780-672-1003 FOUNTAIN TIRE DOWNTOWN – looking for a tire technician 5 days/week. No on-call. Apply in person to Mike or Randy.

LaCRIA TRUCKING Potable Water Hauling Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, owners PHONE 780-679-9134 THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING Full alteration and custom sewing service. Tues. - Fri. 10-6, Thurs., 10-8, Sat., 9-4 4937-49 Street, Camrose, AB (East of the Main Post Office) Ph. 780-672-4793 DoALL SERVICES – Electrical Construction, Homes, Shops, Farms; Central vacuums supplied and installed. Reasonable rates. No travel time. Jack, 780-678-5348. GREEN LEAF YARD CARE & MAINTENANCE Commercial, Residential and Rural • Book now for Fall Cleanup • Call for estimates on winter snow removal Call 780-781-2595

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. 780-678-1847 (cell), Tom Mino.

CLEAN & GREEN YARD CARE NOW BOOKING FALL CLEAN-UP – Clean eaves, leaves, fall fertilize. Also booking snow removal. 780-672-9426. K3 HOUSEKEEPING Booking Clients Experienced, reliable, efficient Current criminal record check and references. Camrose and Bittern Lake areas Call 780-608-4320



FOR RENT ADS NOW UPLOADED TO The Camrose Booster Website DAILY! 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 ASK ABOUT OUR SPECIAL AT GRAND PARK VILLAGE – Large one and two bedroom suites starting at $650 for one bedroom and $700 for two bedrooms. Hurry! Deals like this won’t last. Call today for a viewing, 780-281-0426 OFFICE SPACE in Camrose business centre. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629. MID-CITY PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 1017197 Alberta Ltd. For All Your Rental Needs We have: • Houses • Duplexes • 4-Plexes • Condos •Apartments • Storage and more! Call 780-672-0662 for more info and listings or visit our ads on Kijiji BE AU T I F U L N EW OFFICES Sparkling new second floor offices in beautiful downtown Camrose. Only three offices left out of nine originally available. All offices are wired for internet access. Prices range from $136.87 to $189.37 monthly. Extremely quiet construction and quiet neighbours. Be the very first to occupy your office! Our tenants stick around for years because we are the fairest, most reasonable people in the business! Call 780-672-3142 today and ask for Blain Fowler, Don Hutchinson or Andrea Uglem. ASPEN TERRACE Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, water, parking Pet friendly In quiet surroundings Many amenities within walking distance - MOVE IN IN OCTOBER AND $AVE 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji LOT RENTALS AVAILABLE – Move-in incentive offered. 14 wides are welcome. Call Camrose Mobile Home Park, 780-672-2396. NEWER 1360 SQ. FT. FOUR-PLEX – Two large bedrooms, five appliances and large deck at 5424-51 Ave. $975/mo. plus utilities. Available Oct. 1. No pets, smokers or partiers. Ph. 780679-7405. 1,000 SQ. FT. 4-BEDROOM HOME – Very clean, very neat, five appliances, close to schools. No pets, no smoking. $1,350/mo. Ph. 780-678-6163.

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CLASSIFIED ADS (Continued) EXECUTIVE SUITE – Well maintained, quiet adult building. Two bedrooms, five appliances, spacious, covered deck. Looking for long-term tenant. Ph. 780-608-3131. TWO-BEDROOM HOME with hardwood floor, stove, fridge, washer, dryer, garden shed. Available immediately. Non-smokers, no pets. $1,200/mo. Ph. 780-672-1149. TWO-BEDROOM CONDO – $900/mo. plus utilities. Fridge, stove, dishwasher, W/D, 1.5 baths, single garage. N/S, N/P, no partiers. Walk to Augustana/downtown/Sifton/Charlie Killam, Available Nov. 1. 780-672-6848. References please. AVAILABLE NOV. 1 – Main floor of three-bedroom house, university area. Includes laundry, garage and water. Call 780460-5769.

TWO SETS OF DISHES – Eight place settings, $20/set. 780672-7794. COUCH IN GOOD CONDITION – $100 obo. Ph. 780672-4794. LIKE NEW KING SIZE COMFORTER – New was $120. Asking $40. 780-608-2238. SINGLE BED FRAME with head/foot boards. “Good” Maple, $75. 780-672-2450.

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

REAL ESTATE PRIVATE CONDO AT FIELDSTONE – 1,139 sq. ft., two bedrooms, two baths, underground heated parking. Newly renovated. Ph. 780-672-7660.

MISCELLANEOUS FOR RENT OR LEASE SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 29 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs

FOR RENT OR LEASE – 700 sq. ft. ground level main street office space. Includes lobby, two offices and lunch room. Available Nov. 1. $800/mo. includes heat and water. 780-679-3555.

HOUSEHOLD WOODS UPRIGHT FREEZER, 17 cu. ft. Hotpoint freezer, single garage door opener, organ. Ph. 780-679-4131. ASSORTED EASY CHAIRS – Various colours, $15 ea. or two for $20. 780-877-2255. TWO LEATHER COUCHES AND ONE RECLINER – Three years old, $500. 780-878-3574. ASSORTED COFFEE AND TV TABLES – $15 ea. or two for $20. 780-877-2255. 32 IN. TV – With stand, $100 obo. 780-672-2447.

PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858. JOHN DEERE, MURRAY and MTD garden tractor 40” blower attachments; HOMELITE industrial leaf blower; JOHN DEERE 318 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/50” deck, plus BERCO 44” dual stage snowblower attachment; BRIGGS & STRATTON 16 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; Assortment of serviced snowthrowers. w w w. j d s - s m a l l e n g i n e . c o m Phone 780-672-7649. HONDA GENERATOR 1000 – $800. Ph. Alan, 780-672-5173. SAFETY 1ST STROLLER – $30. 780-608-2338.

HOTSY HIGH PRESSURE WASHER – Honda motor c/w 100 gal. tank. Unit fits in standard pickup box. $5,200 obo.; Portable air compressor c/w diesel engine and hose. 12 cfm@100 psi. New price value, $1,500. Sell for $1,000 obo.; 5th Wheel trailer hitch w/rails, $450. Ph. 780-679-8622. SPLIT AND SEASONED FIREWOOD – Birch, Poplar, Spruce/Pine mix, Tamarack. Now located approx. 20 min. west of Camrose on Hwy. 13. Pick up or delivered. Coal Lake Wood Products, 780-387-1214. ONE MAN’S BIKE and one lady’s bike for sale. Ph. 780672-0114. LADY’S DANIER LEATHER PANTS – Black, lined, 10, new, $35. 780-672-3838. MOBILE HOME FURNACE – Good for shop, $100 obo. 780374-2141. XTL TALL COVERALLS – Fire retardant, insulated (-50°), $100. Ph. 780-374-2141.


Annual Pet Walk helps fund animal care costs By Murray Green The Battle River Animal Protection Society’s (BRAPS) fifth annual Pet Walk to help fund animal care services will be held at the Stoney Creek Centre on Sunday, Oct. 14. BRAPS president Laura Houseman wants to make this year's a bigger event because the need for animal care is higher. “The Pet Walk is an important fundraising event of the year,” Laura said. “We have had a lot of orphaned kittens come to us this summer and we are looking for homes and people to adopt them.” Registration begins at noon and the Pet Walk is slated to start at 1 p.m. “People must look after their own pets. Cats, birds and other pets are allowed in the Pet Walk, but keep in mind the major-

ity of the pets will be dogs,” said Laura. “You don't need a pet to be involved in the walk. Some former animal owners walk in memory of a previous pet that they have had.” Proceeds go towards the cost of animal care that includes veterinarian fees, spaying or neutering, lodging and food. Pledge forms are available at Global Pets and Fiona’s coffee house on Main Street and Laura is encouraging pet owners to bring their pets with a leash to take part in the walk through the river valley. A barbecue and prizes will be awarded after the walk. For more information about the Pet Walk or BRAPS contact Monica at 780-679-5607 or Laura at 780-673-0033.

Beautiful home with walkout basement and lake view By Murray Green

Enjoy living in style in the Villas at the Cascades in this beautiful half-duplex with a walkout basement and a great lake view. Only three similar units are still available. These impressive homes back onto the lake next to nature, offer three levels of wonderful lake views to watch the wildlife in the area between the Cornerstone shopping area and the Camrose Golf Course. You'll love the spacious twostorey design of the attractive 1,327 square foot quality built home that features a bright open floor plan and a basement with large windows to allow for natural lighting. The chef in the family will

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enjoy the open concept kitchen with plenty of counter tops and cupboard space. It boasts a large walk-in pantry and the handy cooking island is ideal for preparing meals for the family on the go. Savor your meals in the dinette, which offers good views of the backyard and lake. It leads to the huge living room that also features a great view. A bathroom is also located on the main level, which has attractive laminate and tile flooring. Watch the brilliant sunsets from the upper level balcony that serves as an observation deck and is a good place to relax. The spacious master bedroom, that contains a fabulous walk-in closet, and the second large bedroom both contain a four piece ensuite for privacy. A modern media room is a fantastic place to catch up on the latest shows or movies. The attractive walkout basement can potentially be developed to include a family area, bedroom and bathroom. You have the option of completing the work

yourself or having the builder finish the lower level for you. Besides the concrete pad outside of the walkout, each home has a nicely landscaped yard that leads to the walking trails around the lake. The home has a double garage with front driveway access. Across the street is a future green space for you and your neighbours to enjoy. These homes are great for all types of family to enjoy the Villas at the Cascades lifestyle. Included with the home is the standard kitchen package of three brand new appliances. These homes come with a one-year builder warranty and a 10-year progressive warranty. Tour these lovely Villas at the Cascades properties at 6802-50 Avenue. The homes are attractively priced to sell at $263,900. For a personal tour contact Trevor Van Leeuwen today at: RE/MAX Accord 780-781-8973 cell or

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

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Full-time Executive Administrative Assistant for Financial Planning Practice The qualified candidates will posses the following: • Three years’ financial industry experience and/or a business administration diploma or other relevant post-secondary education • Extremely strong oral and written communication skills • Attention to detail and ability to work with minimum supervision • Excellent phone skills and mannerism • Proficiency in MS Windows based computer application and a strong aptitude towards computers and learning new software • Extremely well organized and able to multitask and shift priorities as required Primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to: • Client Service – proactively book client appointments, handle inquiries and manage Client Relationship Software, maintain client service protocols • Marketing Support – Maintain regular marketing to clients and prospects, implement and help coordinate various marketing campaigns • Administrative Support – Answer phones, complete paperwork and maintain accurate client files, perform filing, clerical and web-order based transactions A complete job description will be available for successful candidates. Compensation will be based on education and experience. Full employee benefits available including GRSP Plan. Please drop off resumé at Investors Group Financial Services< 4817-48 Street, Camrose, AB or email No telephone inquiries please. Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

FOR SALE BY TENDER Agricultural Property in the County of Beaver TENDERS ARE INVITED for the purchase of the following property located in the County of Beaver. First:

SE 32-50-19-W4 CONTAINING 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS. EXCEPTING THEREOUT: 1.03 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, AS SHOWN ON ROAD PLAN 197 NY. EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS. Old farmstead site. 145 cultivated acres (more or less) includes one Westeel grain bin and one Twister grain bin (2000 bu. each). Bins will be cleaned out by April 1, 2013.

Second: NW 28-50-19 W4 CONTAINING 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS. EXCEPTING THEREOUT: 0.417 HECTARES (1.03 ACRES) MORE OR LESS AS SHOWN ON ROAD PLAN 197 NY. EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS. 130 cultivated acres (more or less) includes one westeel grain bin and one Twister grain bin (2000 bu. each). Bins will be cleaned out by April 1, 2013. Third:

SW 20-50-19-W4 CONTAINING 64.7 HECTARES (160 ACRES) MORE OR LESS. EXCEPTING THEREOUT: 0.99 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, FOR ROAD AS SHOWN ON ROAD PLAN 456MC. EXCEPTING THEREOUT ALL MINES AND MINERALS. Old farmstead site with power. 125 cultivated acres (more or less) includes two Westeel grain bins (2000 bu. each). Bins will be cleaned out by April 1, 2013.

The title to the property will be subject to the reservations and exceptions now appearing on the title and free and clear of all encumbrances. Two of the parcels above are kitty-corner to each other, and all are within a 2.5 mile radius.


Dietitian – 0.6 FTE Under the supervision of the Executive Director, Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network, the PCN Dietitian will work collaboratively with the patients and primary health team to provide comprehensive clinical services as required for the patients of the Wetaskiwin PCN. As a member of the PCN’s multidisciplinary team the dietitian will assess, develop, implement and evaluate nutrition plans for the patients and provide indirect support to patients by being a valuable member of a multidisciplinary team. The Dietitian will work to full scope of practice with emphasis on providing comprehensive nutritional care, education and guidance to patients with chronic disease. This position will start as a .6 FTE with the possibility to become a .8 FTE by the end of the year. Qualifications x BSc Nutrition, or equivalent x Current RD Registration, renewed annually x Current CPR Experience x Minimum of five (5) years’recent experience working with community-based health services. Experience in providing gestational diabetic counseling an asset. x Experience working with Aboriginal population an asset. x Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license Personal Skills and Abilities x Clinical skills in Primary Care settings x Ability to build and maintain working relationships with healthcare professionals, clients and other members of the community. x Knowledge of, and ability to use, electronic medical records. x Knowledge of community based resources. x Flexibility in approach to patient and interpersonal situations. Apply to: Erinn Bailey-Sawatzky Executive Director Email: Fax: 780-312-2508 Competitioncloses closesOctober October15, 15,2012 2012atat430pm. Deadline: Competition 4:30 p.m.

Front Desk Part-time positions available for our front desk

Security A cool head and a steady hand needed in The Tap Room


Legal Secretary We are seeking a full-time experienced legal secretary for our growing practice. The successful candidate will be friendly, discreet and experienced in an office setting. This position includes a benefit package. Friendly professional working environment. Please apply for this position in confidence.

Dishwashers and Kitchen Helpers needed Please apply in person at the front desk for any of these positions.

4925-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S4

GST will be added to the tender price unless the purchaser is a GST registrant at time of closing. TENDERS must be in writing, accompanied by a certified cheque for 10% of the tender price, sealed in an envelope marked “Brown Estate Tender” and must be received by Fielding & Company LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, #100, 4918-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S3, on or before 12:00 noon, November 16, 2012. Municipal taxes will be adjusted. The closing and adjustment date of sale will be January 4, 2013, and the successful tenderer must pay the balance of the purchase price, plus GST unless tenderer is a GST registrant, on the closing date, or the deposit will be forfeited. The deposits of all unsuccessful tenderers will be returned to them forthwith after the closing of tenders. No conditional tenders will be accepted, and the highest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted. No warranty whatsoever is given as to the condition of the property or as to the fitness of the property for any purpose. For further information about the property, phone Howard and Doris Brown at 780-662-4983. For information about the tender process, phone Wayne Throndson, Q.C. at Fielding & Company LLP, at 780672-8851.

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

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

Industrial Painters, Labourers, Electrical Technicians and Welders (Journeyman or Apprentice) Our company has an enthusiastic, fast-paced working environment with advancement for motivated individuals, and an excellent benefit package. Please forward resumé to: or fax 403-742-5544

The CAMROSE BOOSTER October 2, 2012

BIRTHS To Sheryl and Orly Raras, of Camrose, on September 21, a son.

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER Carillion Alberta is currently seeking permanent full-time Highway Maintenance Workers for the Camrose and Viking areas. Job duties may include but are not limited to: Operating a snowplow truck, cracksealing, highway inspection, sign and guardrail repairs, gravel, sand or asphalt hauling, paving, etc. Shift-work and the ability to respond 24/7 during winter months will be required. Applicants must have a valid Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement, grade ten education or higher. Preferred applicants will have construction and/or hauling experience and a Class 1 driver’s license. Carillion offers competitive wages and benefits and maintains a substance abuse policy. Please email or fax applications to: Carillion Canada Inc. Attention: Dwight Rewega Fax: 780-632-5060 Email:

DEATHS Chase Johnson, of Edmonton, on September 12, at 30 years of age. Jytte Nielsen, of Camrose, on September 19, at 65 years of age. David Ekdahl, of Kingman, on September 22, at 77 years of age. Linda Cole, of New Norway, on September 25, at 58 years of age. Helen Bailey, of Lacombe, on September 27, at 91 years of age.


NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of WILHELMINA (MINA) SCHIECK, who died on July 21, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by November 2, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of LORRAINE RITA ELIZABETH KNUDSON, who died on September 7, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by November 9, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JAMES H. ANDREASSEN at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

City Watch


Notices and Information from The City of Camrose • 780-672-4426

City of Camrose and Camrose County



The Community Services Department is inviting interested parties to submit quotations for tree stump removals for various locations in the City of Camrose.

Friday, October 5 – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday, October 6 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

These locations are the following: Item 1 – City of Camrose: Boulevard and Park Locations

Location: Public Works Yards, 4202-51 Avenue, Camrose City of Camrose Public Works Department – Phone 780-672-5513

Item 2 – City of Camrose: Camrose Golf Course Quotation forms and further information is available from the Community Services Department, located in the Camrose Aquatic Centre at 5600-44 Avenue. Telephone inquiries may be directed to Chris Clarkson, Parks Director, at 780.672.9195. A site meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (Site visit meeting will begin at the Community Services Department.) Quotations will be accepted on the forms provided only, no later than 2:00 p.m., October 12, 2012 at the Community Services Department, 5600-44 Avenue, Camrose.


Now is the opportunity to clean out all those half-empty containers that may be dangerous if dumped down the drain, poured on the ground, or even sent to the Camrose Landfill. Every householder uses products in the house and garden containing chemicals that are hazardous when disposed of improperly. Mixed together in landfills, these chemicals can be dangerous – to the workers and to the environment. Camrose Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up will be held on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the PUBLIC WORKS YARDS. Keep your materials in their original containers. If the container is broken or cracked, place it inside leak-proof package and label it. If you discover jars or cans of unidentified chemicals, take them to the Round-Up and tell a staff person you are unsure of the contents. Any container that cautions about careful use of the product or disposal of the container should be included in the Hazardous Waste Round-Up. All the materials collected at the Hazardous Waste Round-Up will be collected, classified, manifested, packed and transported by trained personnel and taken to the Alberta Special Waste Management Facility near Swan Hills where the waste will be taken for proper treatment and disposal. The cost of treatment will be borne by Alberta Environment. Your cooperation and support of the Camrose Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up is most appreciated. Examples of typical household hazardous wastes are: -

Adhesives Aerosols Ammonia Art supplies Bleach Barbecue starter


Cleaning fluids Disinfectants Drain cleaners Flea powder Herbicides Insecticides


Metal polish Oven cleaner Pesticides Pharmaceuticals Photography chemicals Rodent poison


Solvents Swimming pool chemicals Waxes Wood preservatives



Estate of EVA MARY McCARTHY (also known as MAY McCARTHY), of the City of Camrose, Alberta, who died on July 16, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by Friday, November 2, 2012, and provide details of your claim with WAYNE THRONDSON, Q.C. at Fielding & Company LLP, Suite 100, 4918-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S3. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Estate of IVOR GARTH NASH, who died on August 9, 2012. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by November 9, 2012, and provide details of your claim with JEFFREY W.H. SPADY at Andreassen Borth, Barristers & Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1S1. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

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MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT Full-time Medical Office Assistant required for a family physician practice in Camrose. We are searching for an enthusiastic responsible team player with excellent communication skills and English language proficiency. Must enjoy working in a dynamic environment. The position will involve clinical and administrative duties within a fully implemented electronic medical record. Medical Office experience or training as a Healthcare Aide would be an asset. Wage is commensurate with education and experience. Mail or drop off resumĂŠ to: Gemini Health Centre Suite 2010, 6708-48 Avenue Camrose, AB T4V 4S3

Employment Opportunity Lamb Ford Sales Collision Centre

Administrative Assistant Position: reception duties, scheduling, parts ordering and receiving, work order entry and closing, and general administrative support for Manager. Applicant: Must be outgoing, friendly, and very customer service orientated. Some collision or auto service experience would be beneficial but not required. Competitive compensation and benefit package. Apply in person to Pat Quinlan, General Manager, or via email to


for a job or career? Career & Employment Expo Tuesday October 9, 2012 Noon to 4:00pm Norsemen Inn 6505 48 Ave, Camrose

AND Thursday October 11, 2012 Noon to 4:00pm Best Western Wayside Inn 4103 56 St, Wetaskiwin

Hosted by:

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Jobs in Several Sectors


Career & Training InformaĆ&#x;on


Face-to-Face with Employers Hiring


Rapid Resume Review and Assistance Applying Online


FREE Admission & Door Prizes


FREE Resume WriĆ&#x;ng Workshops to Help You Prepare 5044 52 St, Camrose Monday October 1 1:00-4:00 or 6:00-9:00 4521B 56 St, Wetaskiwin Thursday October 4 1:00-4:00 or 6:00-9:00

Call Business IQ at 780-672-2672 for more informaĆ&#x;on

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Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nice when you discover the job is as good as the coffee Camrose Super 8 Camrose is accepting applications for:

Quality Training Incentive Programs Benefits or Bonus Program Hiring the following positions for 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

Part-time Housekeepers

â&#x20AC;˘ Food Service Supervisors, full-time / shift work, minimum 1 to 2 yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; industry experience, $13.00 per hour plus benefits

must be available weekends

â&#x20AC;˘ Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work,

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

no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

Hiring the following positions for 796005 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6602-48 Ave., Camrose, AB

â&#x20AC;˘ Food Service Supervisors, full-time / shift work, minimum 1 to 2 yearsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; industry experience, $13.00 per hour plus benefits â&#x20AC;˘ Food Counter Attendants, full-time / shift work, no experience necessary, $11.00 per hour plus benefits

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

An employer you can count on Highway 13 East, 3771-48 Avenue, Camrose

Apply in person with resumĂŠ at either Camrose store

The CAMROSE BOOSTER October 2, 2012


Record = A Great Selection New Vehicle Sales $16,995


’10 Ford Mustang

Only 37,600 km


’10 Hyundai Tuscon



Loaded, leather, 11,200 km


’08 Grand Cherokee



’08 Chrysler Aspen

Larado, diesel, leather


’09 Journey R/T 3.5L V6, leather, 57,100 km #212420B


Laredo, 114,000 km




’07 Grand Cherokee

5.7L Hemi, fully loaded




LS, 4.6L, auto., 100,200 km

’10 Journey R/T AWD

GLS AWD, 87,000 km #212419A


’08 Ford Crown Victoria ’07 Chevrolet Impala

4.0L 5-speed, only 53,600 km #212404A



of Quality Trades





’07 Chev Cobalt LT 4-dr., 109,000 km #212479A


’08 Pontiac Torrent AWD V6 auto., 84,500 km #212239A


’06 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer, loaded #213020A




’04 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2, 77,300 km



’08 Buick Enclave CX AWD, 3.6L, auto.



’02 Suzuki Grand Vitara Only 122,000



Extended Warranty

’08 Grand Caravan

’08 Chev Uplander

Stow’n’Go, 97,800 km #212572B


’83 Vanarama Camper 106,700 miles #212228A

’08 Town & Country

LS, only 52,000 km


Loaded, leather, 92,700 km



’11 Chev 1500 Ext. Cab


’10 Ford Ranger

LS, RWD, 16,401 km

Ext. Cab, 4x4, only 51,500 km






’08 Grand Caravan Stow ’n’ Go, rear DVD #212464A


’10 Dodge 1500 Crew SLT 4x4, cargo boxes #212352A


’04 Ford Freestar Sport, 104,000 km



’10 GMC 1500 Ext. Cab Nevada, 4x4, 4.8L auto.



Extended Warranty

’10 Chev 1500 Ext. Cab Long box, 4x4, 137,000 km #212587A


’08 Dodge Dakota Crew 4x4, only 72,400 km #212188AA


’03 Dodge 3500 Quad

Mike Rodin

Laramie, 4x4, loaded



’08 Toyota Tundra

Darren Nichols

Jen Edwards

Guy Basque

Steve McMann


XLT diesel 4x4, 131,800 km




’07 Ford F250 Crew

Quad cab, 4x4, 5.7L V8

Diesel, 4x4, 5.9 auto.

Noel Skoglund John Wigston Mike Cuthbert

’09 Dodge 1500 Crew

XLT 4x4, 50,300 km

’04 Dodge 2500 Quad

Diesel, 4x4, 5.9 auto.

Denis Mercier

’09 Ford F150 Crew



’05 Ram 3500 Quad Diesel, auto., 4x4

’08 Dodge 1500 Quad Laramie, 4x4, 102,000 km #212356A


’07 Chev Avalanche LT 4x4, 5.3L automatic #212378A


’06 Dodge 2500 Quad Laramie, diesel, 4x4

’08 Dodge 1500 SLT Quad, full Ram Jam! Leather



’06 Ford F150 Crew 4x4



’06 Ford F150 Crew King Ranch, 4x4

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