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Vol. LIX, No. 47

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October 11, 2011

Everyone Reads The Booster!

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Now through October 15 you are invited to spend extra time actively pursuing ways to keep your family, businesses, property and personal possessions safe from the potential devastation of fire.

Journeyman carpenter John Beesley learns the proper technique of using a fire extinguisher.

News Features Verlyn Olson plays waiting game with cabinet appointment . . . . . . . . . . . 4

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2012 Festival of Trees will have a different look . . . . . . . . . . . 14

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Camrose celebrates Alberta Arts Days . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

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Tonight, Tuesday, October 11 from 7 to 9 p.m., Camrose Fire Department volunteers will be performing a residential home smoke alarm inspection free of charge. Canadian Tire has generously donated batteries for this inspection initiative. Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 12 at 6 p.m., you and your family are encouraged to participate in the City of Camrose Great Fire Escape Home Fire Drill. It’s up to you to develop a fire escape plan for the occupants of your home. Firefighters will be patrolling the city at this time, to hand out prizes for participants. Call the Camrose Fire Department for more information at 780-672-2906.

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Olson plays waiting game with cabinet appointment By Dan Jensen

Wetaskiwin-Camrose MLA and Justice Minister Verlyn Olson admitted last week that he is as much in the dark as anyone else as to who will be in the government's cabinet under Premier Alison Redford. "I think she is go ing to be making those decisions over this long weekend and announcing them next week," he said at the Chamber of Commerce meeting Oct. 5. "I wouldn't be surprised at all to see some new faces there." Olson said there was a feeling in the last two days of the leadership race that Redford was gaining momentum. "She ran a v ery strategic campaign and she took some

risks, but they wound up paying off." "She mobilized the vote and she won fair and square." Olson was disappointed for Gary Mar, who he described back in August as a team builder with the ability to tap into foreign markets. "I said to somebody yesterday that when you have a competition like this you generally have more losers than you have winners, and the losers are obviously disappointed," he said. "So many of us who were on teams that lost had some wounds to lick." Olson was impressed with how quickly Redford reached out to everyone in the Conservative party.

"She is really working at building and maintaining relationships and, as a re sult, there was a very good feeling in caucus yesterday," he said. "I think everyone left caucus with a big smile." Olson feels Redford will be a strong leader in the sense that she has a s trong conviction or sense of where she wants to go in the future. "She is very bright, very determined," he said. "I h eard a political commentator say that the most important words you will hear her utter are 'I am fairly impatient'. I think that probably is a good description." Olson was part of Premier Redford's swearing-in ceremony

in the capacity of provincial secretary. Redford said during her leadership campaign that despite the best of intentions, governments have a habit of amassing power and responsibility to the detriment of local decision-making – something that saps voters' trust and fosters cynicism about the democratic process, leading to low election turnouts and a lack of confidence in democratic institutions. "Regaining trust is critical if Alberta's political system is to stay healthy," she said, "but getting there requires more than platitudes and promises. Albertans want and expect open, transparent and accountable government, one genuinely

responsive to their needs and concerns." Redford has pledged to grow the economy so Alberta can still rely on personal and corporate income taxes for revenue without raising tax rates or hurting the economy and provincial finances. "Reducing our dependence on non-renewable resource revenue will be one of my major goals." she said. "The first $6 billion we amass from resources annually will go to cover government operating costs in areas like public services. I will split any additional revenues up to $4 billion between the Sustainability Fund and the Heritage Trust Fund."

Redford new PC leader By Murray Green

Alison Redford is the new leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservative party. She edged out Gary Mar in a close vote on October 1. The race for the leadership started with six candidates, which was narrowed down to three after a vote on Sept. 17. Mar, Redford and Doug Horner made the second ballot. In the final count on Oct. 2, Redford received 51.11 per cent of the vote, with 37,101 tallies, while Mar came in with 48.89 per cent and 35,491 votes The PCs have been the ruling government in Alberta for the last 40 years. Redford presented a message of unity in Edmonton after her victory. "With this leadership process we have renewed our party,” said Redford. “We have voted for change.” Both Mar and Horner congratulated the new leader. Redford's decision to skip a fa ll session in the legislature was her first as leader. A June election is expected. The premier designate said she is going to honour her promises of improving health care and education, which won her the majority of votes. Party unity was the most important topic after the leadership vote. Premier Ed Stelmach announced he was stepping down in January. Leaders named

Other parties that would likely run in the provincial election have selected leaders for the upcoming election. The Alberta Liberal Party recently selected Raj Sherman as the new leader. Danielle Smith was elected as the leader of the Wildrose Party on Oct. 17, 2009. The Alberta Party is led by Glenn Taylor. Len Skowronski of Calgary was elected as the Alberta Social Credit Party leader on November 3, 2007. Brian Mason became the leader of the New Democrat opposition party on July 13, 2004.

Taking it off Cecelia Lawrence was a little nervous when local barber Arne Mackowosky brought out the tools of his trade to remove her hair at Peavey Mart last week. Cecelia promised Peavey Mart customers and friends she would get a Mohawk haircut while her co-worker, Walter Johnson, promised he would shave part of his beard if, between the two of them, they could raise $2,500 for the Wild Pink Yonder's trail ride fundraiser for breast cancer. Cecelia and Walter express gratitude for the generous support they received.

Churches asked to support refugee committee By Dan Jensen

Messiah Lutheran Church, St. Francis Xavier Church and the United Church are drumming up support for a new refugee committee. A letter detailing the mission of a proposed Camrose InterChurch Refugee Committee and requesting that congregations make appointments to the committee was sent Oct. 5 to members of the Camrose Ministerial Association. The committee (CIRC) would serve to coordinate and encourage the sponsorship, by member churches, of refugee families who wish to settle in Camrose. "As we were contemplating again how we might best address this issue from a Ch ristian perspective, we thought it would be best if we could, as congregations, work together," said CIRC chair and Messiah Lutheran Church member Erhard Pinno. Until now, churches have sponsored refugees separately. Pinno noted the number of congregations who are sponsoring refugees has declined since the arrival of the so-called boat people in the 1980s due in part to the cost and legal obligations. The cost of sponsoring a fa m-

ily for one year can range from $20,000 to $28,000. Some of that can be offset by gifts in kind such as furniture and clothing. Pinno feels having a c ommittee to provide the necessary information about refugee sponsorship a nd outline the refugee situation would be a w ay to get refugee commitments from more congregations. "We live in a w orld where we have many many issues and sometimes refugees are not at the forefront of our concerns, even within congregations," said Pinno. "So we wanted to bring this to their attention and at the same time let them know we are here to provide assistance." A memorandum of understanding that churches are being asked to endorse would enable the CIRC to work cooperatively with Citizenship and Immigration Canada and with appropriate national church agencies recognized as official sponsoring bodies to bring the refugees here. Each congregation would remain as the legal entity responsible for meeting the conditions stipulated in the official sponsorship agreements. CIRC committee members

would provide information to their churches about the committee's activities. Further, the CIRC would plan community events, assist churches in organizing fund-raisers, and provide social, emotional and material support. Pinno said the CIRC would not replace the work of the churches but support them in their efforts. "We would like input from all participating congregations and even from members at large in this process so that we can be as helpful as possible to the different congregations." St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church is w elcoming two refugee families from Iraq, possibly as early as mid November. According to St. Francis Xavier pastoral assistant Joe McMorrow, one family has a mom, dad and three children, while the other has a mom, dad, two children and two grandparents. Both of the families have been living in camps in Syria. "The situation in Syria, as you know, is qu ite explosive, so they are trying to move families out of there rapidly," said McMorrow. Pinno said smaller congregations who are part of the CIRC and do not have the money to

sponsor a re fugee family would be able to work with larger congregations, either serving on a church refugee committee or making a d onation to the sponsoring church. In a situation where several churches work together cooperatively in sponsoring a family, the memorandum of understanding states that one church is designated as the legal sponsoring authority and the other churches direct their support to the sponsorship church. "Anyone can participate in sponsorship," stated Pinno. "It doesn't have to be a member of any particular organization. Even if non church members wish to participate and they know the family that is being sponsored, they can send a cheque and receive a charitable receipt." The CIRC recognizes that not all churches or organizations will want to join its ranks immediately. "We will have to give them time to work through their structures and priorities, but we think, in the long run, this will be the thing that will ensure that we will always be involved in recognizing that there is a n eed for sponsorship and always have

some families in Camrose," said Pinno. Churches who agree to sponsor a refugee family normally pay all of that family's basic expenses – shelter, education and transportation – for one year, after which the family is on its own. In some cases, if a father or mother is able to get a good job, the sponsorship period is less. "For example," said Pinno, "the refugee family that we supported three years ago from Colombia chose to become independent from the government within four months because they had a job and figured they did not need government support. They have been on their own ever since and are doing well." The prelude to the memorandum of understanding states that the task of sponsoring refugee families is more effectively and efficiently carried out by several churches working cooperatively rather than separately. "Hopefully this will be encouragement for congregations who have some impressions or concerns of the bureaucracy of it all and working with the federal government," said Pinno. "It is not so easy and it takes some experience."

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Letters to the Editor


Rene Brin, of the Camrose Floor Curling Club, won the triple crown of the skills competition on August 30. He won all three skills to earn the top trophy. He mastered the bump up the button, draw to the button, and the through the porthole to button events.

PEN POINTS by Berdie Fowler

Thanks to firefighters! When was the last time you said “thank you” to a f irefighter? Have you ever said “thank you” to a firefighter? Do you even know a firefighter personally? Chances are good that almost all who are reading this will admit that their answer is “no” to each question. In spite of believing that, I have no doubt that people are aware of, and really do appreciate, the fact that we have welltrained men and women ready to actually jump and rush to save and protect us, whether day or night, whenever fire threatens our lives or property. Our Fire Department doesn’t answer our call for help with “We’re busy now; please leave your name and number and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.” Firemen jump, hustle, with speed don their heavy gear, and get on the way, knowing full well that each particular mission could be one of great loss to others and possibly great personal risk, too. Severe weather, such as extreme heat or cold or wind, greatly increases the hazards. Being a firefighter is no walk in the park! There are a number of ways in which to express our appreciation to firefighters. Number one is to get out of the way when fire engines with sirens blaring are speeding to a blaze. If you are on the road, pull over to the right leaving a lane open for the fire trucks and other emergency vehicles. Also, stay out of the way at the scene of the fire, leaving plenty of space for firefighters to do their work. If the fire hydrant happens to be covered in snow, be helpful and clear it away. After all the publicity, it is amazing that there are people who continue to ignore these messages of safety and plain common sense. Another effective way to show gratitude to our firefighters is to heed their fire prevention messages that are very well publicized and have been for decades. It seems unbelievable that so many people neglect to regularly check their smoke alarms. Fire investigations consistently reveal that doing so would reduce fire fatalities by about half. This is Fire Prevention Week. The theme is Protect your Family from Fire! To do so, families are encouraged to have a well-rehearsed home escape plan, to have a functioning smoke alarm, and to install sprinklers. So doing would benefit ourselves, it would reduce the risk to firefighters and lessen the cost of fire damage and loss of life. It would please firefighters to know that we not only hear their fire prevention messages – but that we will practice them, too. Thank you, firefighters, for your commitment to jump when we call, whether day or night or Christmas Day. Each of you is extra special.

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

9, on September 29, should be applauded. The little boy emptied my cart while the man was paying for his purchases. When I went to pay the cashier, she informed me the gentleman ahead of me had paid my bill. Such acts of kindness should not go unnoticed. If there were more people like you, what a better world this would be. Glenn Olson, Camrose

Dear Berdie: I often read your Pen Points and appreciate your thoughts and research that go into each piece. I especially wish to acknowledge your most recent piece entitled Celebrating the Arts. It is o bvious that you understand and appreciate the value of the arts to a c ommunity whether you are an artist or a c ommunity member. I t oo have not seen any more recent statistics regarding the positive economic impact the arts have on a c ommunity but I s uspect they would be fairly accurate from 2009. As a matter of fact I was surprised and pleased to see that during our recent recession registrations for art classes actually increased! The arts contribute to a better quality of life and sometimes when the chips are down that is when we need the arts the most. As you pointed out Camrose is very rich when it comes to the arts and it was exciting to celebrate that fact this last weekend during Alberta Arts Days. As mentioned in past editorials Camrose was chosen as a host community and as such received a grant of $5,000. This along with the generosity and support of several local businesses and volunteers enabled us to be able to offer a wide variety of activities free to the public. For the most part everything was well attended and all of the activities were very much appreciated. I c an’t count the number of positive remarks I have received both verbally and in writing. Putting this type of weekend event together is very rewarding. It was a pleasure to see the smiling faces of the artists, patrons, volunteers and businesses. It was also a p leasure to be able to work with the Bailey Theatre staff and to be able to give some of our local performers a chance to perform there for the first time. Thank you so m uch to everyone who made Alberta Arts Days a success! Jane Cherry-Lemire, Camrose committee member, Alberta Arts Days

Dear Editor: I was asked a q uestion in the letter to the editor from Mary Warke that I t hink requires an answer. I have two children of driving age, one who is d riving now, and one who will get his licence shortly. I h ave not supplied either of them with a vehicle. They both have purchased their own vehicles. They both will pay for their own insurance and maintenance. My children are responsible for their own actions. If something happens that their insurance increases, they will still pay for it themselves. If they can't afford it they will not drive. I have not, and will not, give anything to my children on a golden platter. I believe the way to teach children responsibility is to make them have responsibility. I d o not claim to have perfect children. Every child will make mistakes for which they should be held responsible. Teaching children respect and responsibility does begin in the home, not at the end of a s tick. I do believe very strongly that installing traffic controls in the mall parking lot would help to cut down on unacceptable speeds and accidents. I cannot claim to know what speeds my children are driving at all times, to do so would be wrong of me. It is also wrong to imply that all the problems in the mall parking lot are caused by young people. One cannot paint all young people with the same brush. Brent Bonner, Camrose

Dear Editor: The gentleman and little boy who were ahead of me in Walmart, checkout line number

Dear Editor: Quality Healthcare in Camrose In an age where healthcare budgets are being cut, hospitals are suffering from healthcare staff shortages and wait times for procedures are staggering, it is often easy to shine a grim light on medical care. I a m pleased to say that my recent experience with Camrose healthcare was nothing short of commendable. The past two years were the worst of my life. I suffered from an illness that was difficult to diagnose followed by three surgeries resulting in five months at St. M ary’s, including a w eek in Daysland. Fear,

depression and anger became my new companions. When I was forced to quit my position as a re porter for The Camrose Canadian, I w as devastated. Had it not been for the warm, caring and competent treatment I received by virtually all of the 100 plus healthcare professionals I came in contact with, I don’t know where I would be today. First and foremost, I would like to thank Dr. Awakan and his nurses Donna and Judy for following me tirelessly on this journey from the start, directing me to the appropriate specialists for proper diagnosis, taking frantic calls at all hours and really listening and caring for my (and my husband’s) wellbeing. Your kindness, concern and competence will not be forgotten. Thanks (huge) to Joanne Thomsen from homecare for trusting your instincts; if not for you I would probably still be home-bound and crazy! Hugs to Melanie Sorgen and all of the wonderful ladies from homecare who came to my home and made me smile. Special thanks to Dr. Kumar, whose excellent surgical skills are the reason I a m walking today while the wheelchair collects dust in the basement and to Dr. Slabbert for keeping my pain at bay and assuring me that I would be running around with the swans in no time! To the cheerful nurses of unit two at Saint Mary’s for allowing my family to literally bring Christmas to my hospital room, turkey dinner, presents, tree and all! I have the utmost respect and gratitude for my friends at unit five, which became my second home. You all saw me through the worst and treated me with kindness and dignity always. Each a nd every one of you is a class act. Thanks to Anita from pharmacy for understanding and going above and beyond, you are an angel. To all of our friends and neighbours for your prayers, support (and yummy baked treats!) thank-you for reminding us that we were not alone. I t hank my Camrose Canadian family and Murray Green from The Booster for your understanding and friendship. I miss you all! Hugs to Paulie for your undying support and friendship; we love you. Most of all, I would like to thank my amazing husband Chad for vigilantly being by my side, never missing a da y at the hospital, all the sacrifices you have made and for truly believing in the vow, ‘In sickness and in health.’ Kelly Barrett Camrose

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Hope is better than fear For many Canadians last spring was a u niquely exciting and hopeful time. A f lood of support across the country made the NDP the official opposition for the first time. And for the first time Canadians were shown a cl ear choice between conservatism and social democracy. The summer, however, was brutal. Drought and starvation in the Horn of Africa. Vicious bombing and mass murder in Norway, of all places. And then in August – a t the pinnacle of his career – the heartbreaking loss of Jack Layton to cancer. But Jack’s death – a nd we all called him just Jack, just like that, like we knew him personally – J ack’s death was followed by an orange crush of heartfelt grief from every corner of the country. This was not the death of a gla morous princess or an idolized pop star but that of a vital, active, partisan politician. And yet the entire country appeared stunned into respectful silence and genuine sorrow.

Second Thought By Dr. John Johansen Professor, English Augustana Faculty, University of Alberta

Why? Certainly it was not only New Democrats or people who voted for them who mourned. Apart from a ch urlish columnist or two, the sadness and sharp sense of loss crossed party lines. Jack’s final letter to Canadians might indeed have been a “ manifesto for social democracy,” as Stephen Lewis suggested in his eulogy. But many who mourned were anything but social democrats. I think Jack’s cruel death made Canadians realize that we had been shown a v ision – had had a v isionary amongst us – of civility and decency, caring and hospitality, at the heart of our conventional politi-


cal order. Jack’s vision was of what society should and could be, a so ciety in which no one was left behind. His vision struck a ch ord because in our heart of hearts we know we believe in fairness, generosity, and working together. Jack’s energetic NDP election campaign had shown that there was a go od nation here, one beyond ethnic and linguistic division, one larger than corporate tax cuts and more prisons. He had shown us that politics and joy do not have to be strangers. Jack gave us a glimpse of what we could be and what we know we want to be. Will Jack’s death mean we

no longer want these things for ourselves? Will the loss of the visionary mean the end of the vision? Many were left bereft, afraid and suddenly angry that the vision might never come to pass. It struck us that maybe the tired grey morass of politics as usual would be all we could ever know. Jack’s letter, however, anticipated our response and reminded us that he represented a party whose very purpose is to create a socially democratic Canada in which everyone has the tools they need to succeed: freedom from isolation and oppression, good public education and health services, pensions and childcare. He also reminded us all that love can drive out anger, that optimism trumps despair, that hope can put an end to fear. That if we continue to work hard and work together we can put the old politics behind us, and we can indeed make our nation and our world better. Rise up, rise up!

City council has deferred to upcoming budget deliberations a re quest by the Camrose Regional Exhibition for a $3,000 sponsorship of its 10th annual Growing Rural Tourism conference, April 2 to 4, 2012. "It has been a v ery successful conference for a number of years," said City councillor Gerry Galenza in a c ommittee of the whole council meeting Oct. 3. "It promotes the image of the city with people from all over the province." A survey of the 240 delegates to the 2011 conference indicated that 92 per cent plan to attend again in 2012 and that 95 would recommend the conference to others. "These numbers speak to the quality and importance of the conference to the tourism industry," said CRE general manager and Growing Rural Tourism Conference co-chair Wynn McLean. Councillor John Howard said the question of supporting the conference is a "no-brainer," and that the City of Camrose should go t he extra mile by spending another $2,000 at the conference for a trade show booth. "Having a 10 by 10 display will give us a chance to showcase Camrose." Councillor Ray McIsaac thanked the CRE for giving the City of Camrose the opportunity to be part of the conference. "It is something we need to support," he said. Objectives of the 2012 Growing Rural Tourism Conference are to: come up with some concrete examples and tools for rural areas to take home with them to use; to raise the bar for tourism education in rural Alberta and provide program steams to accommodate advanced tourism leaders, as well as newcomers to the industry; to provide both general and targeted networking opportunities for delegates and sponsors, and to showcase the host region. Participants will include rural municipalities, Chambers of Commerce, agricultural societies, accommodation groups, agri-tourism operations, tourism attraction operations, event coordinators, tourism committees, nature/adventure tourism operators, and heritage, recreational and cultural associations and operators. McLean told council that tourism is Alberta's fourth largest industry, ranking behind the petro-chemical industry, forestry and agriculture. He added that events like the Big Valley Jamboree make a significant contribution to the city of Camrose and to the province. The request for a $ 3,000 sponsorship of the Growing Rural Tourism Conference is the same as the amount that was approved in the 2011 City of Camrose budget.

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“Great Fire Escape” Home Fire Drill Wednesday, Oct. 12, 6 p.m. 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.

We have all heard about a family that loses everything in a fire. We can’t imagine what it would be like and we hope it never happens to us. There are many things that we can do to prevent fires from happening in our homes. Kitchen Kitchens are where most fires happen in Alberta homes. The best way to prevent a cooking fire is to stay in the kitchen and pay close attention to what’s cooking on the stovetop. Also, keep items that can catch fire well away from the stove. If you experience a small pan fire, turn off the heat, put on an oven mitt and carefully slide a tight-fitting lid over the pan. This cuts the oxygen and allows the fire to die down. Leave the pan covered and in place until it has completely cooled. Never throw water on a flaming pan or pot of oil because an explosion of flaming oil droplets will erupt, spreading the fire and causing injuries. Bedrooms Avoid smoking in bed. Put out candles before going to bed and never leave a candle unattended. Have working smoke alarms on every level of the home, including the basement. For added protection, install smoke alarms inside each bedroom. Bathroom Hot water burns like fire. You can prevent hot-water burns by replacing the shower head and tub spout with new models that have anti-scald technology. Care must be taken when bathing babies and young children who have very thin skins and are easily scalded by hot water that may be bearable to an adult’s hand. The same caution applies to the frail and the elderly. Living Room Do not overload electrical outlets. Make sure an adult is in the room and paying attention when a candle is lit and be sure the candle is blown out before leaving the room. Basement Store flammable products outside your home. Vapours from gasoline, paint thinner and other similar products can ignite by open flames such as the pilot lights. Laundry Room Lint that builds up in the dryer is a fire hazard. Clean the lint trap after every load of laundry. Occasionally, use the vacuum attachment to clean inside the dryer vent. Only use the dryer when you are home and turn it off if you go out. Garage Store only small amounts of gasoline in a locked cabinet or shed and use a tightly-sealed container approved for gasoline storage. Lock your garage to prevent potential arsonists or vandals from entering and setting fire.

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Keep your cool when the alarm sounds Plan your escape Imagine awakening from your sleep to hear your smoke alarm beeping. You are groggy, confused and scared. This is a time when many people panic and end up making serious – sometimes fatal – mistakes. Make sure that everyone in your home knows exactly what to do when the alarm sounds or there is smoke or fire. A good escape plan that your family has practiced will help everyone deal with a scary situation in a calm and safe manner. • Get out quickly if there is a fire because fire moves extremely fast. You may have only three minutes or less before the toxic smoke overtakes you (please visit: • Teach children to never hide in closets or under beds. • Choose two ways out of every room. If heat or smoke blocks the usual fire exit (door), then use the second way out (another door or the window). • Test doors before opening them: feel the door and look for smoke coming in around the edges. If the door is not hot and there is no smoke coming in, open it slowly, but be prepared to slam it shut if heat or smoke rush in. If the door is hot, use your other exit. • If you must escape through smoke, get low and go under the smoke to the nearest exit. Smoke will rise to the ceiling, leaving cooler, cleaner air close to the floor. • Parents should take into account the limitations of young children, the elderly or disabled when planning a fire escape. • If you live in an apartment building and the smoke alarm goes off, only use the stairs. Never use an elevator. • Choose a family meeting spot, a safe distance away from the home. It can be as simple as meeting under a neighbour’s tree. • Practice, practice, practice. If your family has rehearsed various emergencies regularly, they will know exactly what to do if the real thing occurs. When you are making your escape plan, do not assume young children will be woken by a smoke alarm. According to recent research, children under the age of 9 experience the deepest sleep of all groups studied. If you have young children at home, it is best to practice your home fire escape drill during sleeping hours. It is an adult’s responsibility to awaken young children during a fire emergency and get them out safely.

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Celebrating fall season By Murray Green

See what’s new at OLD CINEMA Ladies’ Night

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A Harvest Gala will celebrate the fall season and help raise funds for two local groups. The Open Door and the Gardner Kids' Campus are partnering to host the event at the Camrose Regional Exhibition on October 29. "The proceeds will be split between the two groups, so the community will be helping children and youth from babies to young adults," said Randal Nickel, executive director of The Open Door. "People will still be given a chance to donate funds to either one of the organizations as well." The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. and the dinner is scheduled for 7 p.m. Items will be up for bids during a silent auction. A dance featuring local groups the Bloozhounds and DJ Brian Dumont will start at 9 p.m. "We wanted to partner together because this is our first gala and it brings together volunteers from both groups," added Randal. "The guest speaker will be city councillor John Howard." The theme of the evening will be Investing in Children and Youth Is a Good Investment. Tickets are $50 each, or a table of eight for $350. They are available at The Open Door, Creative Bedrooms, Norsemen Inn, Wideman Paint and Decor, Boston Pizza and at the Gardner Kids' Campus. For more information e-mail or phone Sam Backus at 780-672-6803.

2012 Festival of Trees to have different look By Dan Jensen

The popular Festival of Trees will have a bit of a different look for 2011. "We've made some changes that we think are going to improve the event," said Camrose Regional Exhibition spokesperson Marilyn Lee. The biggest change will be the replacement of the sponsor's dinner on Nov. 24 with a new prefestival gala in the main show area called Unwrap the Magic, presented by Central Agencies. "It's going to be a c hance for Festival guests and sponsors to surround themselves with the sights and sounds of Christmas as they sip on signature drinks, enjoy gourmet hors d'oeuvres and enjoy live entertainment," said Lee. The gala will also provide an opportunity to bid on a go od selection of silent and live auction items. "We're basically giving people a sneak preview of the show and space in a re laxed but fun atmosphere," said CRE general manager Wynn McLean. Another pre-Festival event will be the always popular Camrose Chrysler Teddy Bear Disco Nov. 23 for children up to the age of 12. "All children attending must be accompanied by a pa rent," said Lee. Changes to the Festival itself Nov. 25, 26 and 27 will include alterations to Children's World to allow for improved utilization of space and traffic flow, and an expansion of the Castle Shoppe, where shoppers will be able to look for gifts within their budget and price range.

The Festival of T rees will feature seasonal music as they Unwrap the Magic and celebrate the preChristmas holiday season. The festival showcases crafts, gingerbread houses and children's activities.

As has been the case in the past, a separate area will be set aside at the Festival of Trees for trees of sponsors who make a donation of $500 or more. "We're going to be giving sponsors an opportunity to take a tree from our hold, decorate it and put it on display in the sponsors' area," said Lee. "Once the Festival is over the sponsor

will be able to take the tree to his or her business or home and show it off for the remainder of the Christmas season." Sponsors will receive three full days of exposure to an annual attendance of 10,000. "Sponsors of the Festival of Trees demonstrated their good will, community support and Christmas spirit," said Lee.

Schools, human service agencies, churches, clubs and organizations will be able to participate in the Festival of Trees by entering a c ompetition tree before Nov 4. Entries will be grouped according to the age ranges of those competing (children's clubs, service clubs, schools). "One of the criteria for the

entries is t hat all decorations be hand made," said Lee. Another part of the Festival will be the gingerbread house decorating competition. "People will be able to bring in their gingerbread houses and put them on display for the duration of the event," said Lee. The Festival's trade show, organized by the Camrose Arts Society, will give local artisans the chance to display and sell what they have created, and will add to the overall Christmas feeling. The Festival of Trees will be offering $1 o ff the price of admission to the event for a donation to the Camrose Food Bank. Proceeds from the sale of silent and live auction items at Unwrap the Magic will be donated to the Merry Christmas Cheer Fund and the Battle River Community Foundation's Festival of Trees fund. The CRE will be seeking the support of volunteers as the Festival of Tree dates draw closer. "There'll be plenty of opportunities for those who want to help, from assisting with decorations and behind the scenes preparations to working at the Festival itself," said Lee. The Festival of Trees has become one of Camrose's premiere entertainment events since the first one was put on by the Citizen Advocacy Society in 1995. More information on the Festival may be obtained by visiting the Camrose Regional Exhibition website.

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LETTER FROM WINGFIELD FARM A play written by Dan Needles, directed by Douglas Beattie, starring Rod Beattie. Walt Wingfield, a city stockbroker, leaves the city to buy a farm. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

AL SIMMONS One man variety show. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 5:30 p.m. Daysland Community Hall Includes Dinner and Community Tribute

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Tickets: $65 each or $650 for a corporate table of 10 Entertainment includes: • Cream and Sugar performing • Prizes, Raffles and more! To purchase tickets or for more info, contact Laurie at 780-679-7363 or Jody at 780-608-0826 If you’d like to donate an item to our silent auction to help keep STARS in the air, please contact us. Tickets selling fast! Last year’s event was sold out!

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Contact Geraldine Phone 780-889-3912 Ladies: Oct. 18 Contact Geraldine Phone 780-889-3912 Kids: Oct. 26 Contact Lori Phone 780-889-2209 Mixed Nov. 7 Contact Dawn League: Phone 780-889-3939 For Regular Bowling, Neon Bowling, or to Rent the Back Room, call Margaret at 780-889.2190 or the Rec Centre at 780-889-2262 EVERYONE IS WELCOME!


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Flu shot program begins Oct. 17

Alberta is la unching its annual influenza immunization program on Oct. 17. The influenza vaccine will be made available, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older, through dedicated influenza immunization clinics, as well as some pharmacist and physician offices. “As the single most effective means of protecting oneself from influenza infection and illness, annual immunization is an important part of every Albertans’ fall routine, every year,” says Dr. Gerry Predy, Senior Medical Officer of Health, Alberta Health Services. “We call it an annual immunization for a rea son: to maintain your immunity, and be protected for the season ahead, you need to get immunized every year.” Dr. Predy also reminds Albertans that by making immunization an annual event, they’re not only protecting themselves, they’re protecting those around them. “Immunization limits the spread of illness,” says Dr. Predy. “The more people who protect themselves by getting their annual influenza immunization, the less transmission of illness we see in our communities.” Upcoming clinic schedules will be advertised each week in local newspapers, beginning the week of Oct. 10. Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than 3.7 million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

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Camrose County Municipal Awareness Week October 24-28, 2011 Schedule of events Tuesday, October 25, 2011 • Council – Round Hill School

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 • Local Government 101 Cornerstone Christian Academy

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • Open House Administration Building Location: County Administration Building (3755-43 Avenue, Camrose) 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Come and enjoy Beef on a Bun 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Meet County Council and staff Departmental and informational displays Presentations: • 4:00 p.m. – Alberta Drainage Council • 5:00 p.m. – Beaver HIlls Initiative • 5:45 p.m. – Reeve’s Address and Annual General Meeting

Bailey Classic Film Series Presents:

Singin’ In The Rain

October 17th - 7:00 pm Admission - $5

Spinney Brothers

October 22nd - 8:00 pm Tickets $20.00 - ON SALE NOW!

Friday, October 28, 2011 County Bus Tour 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost - Free • Lunch Included - Kelsey Community Hall • Tour various projects/sites within Camrose County

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The legendary


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November 5th

Please call Jennifer DeVries at 780-672-4446 for more information or to book your seat by 4:00 p.m., October 21, 2011

New playground at Chester Ronning

Bailey Classic Film Series Presents:

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AUDITIONS Children play on the new equipment at Chester Ronning School. By Dan Jensen

Students at Chester Ronning School had a n ew playground waiting for them when they returned to school Sept. 1. "The kids couldn't wait to get on it," said Friends of Chester Ronning Society president Marj Pudlowski. "The anticipation was incredible." The new playground features four slides, a climbing wall, spinning equipment, bars from which kids can swing, bridges and a tower with platforms. "The wood (in the old playground) was splitting, causing the kids to get slivers, and some of the slides

were cracking. It was not a good situation at all." The playground is being built as a three phase project that won't be totally completed until next spring. Phase two includes a sw ing set, while phase three will include more swings and climbing equipment. The Friends of Chester Ronning Society raised half of the total cost of the playground through a ma gic show, silent auction and the sale of cookie dough. "We had two cookie dough sales, raising $12,000 the first

time and $6,000 the other," said Pudlowski. The society also made an appeal to businesses and organizations, receiving generous support from McDonald's and the Kinsmen Club. "The support we received from the community was unbelievable," said Pudlowski. The provincial government provided a matching grant of $65,900 from the Community Facilities Enhancement Program (CFEP). An official opening for the playground will be held next spring once the final phase has been completed.

for the 20th Anniversary Production of the

KELSEY DINNER THEATRE “Bedtime Stories” by Norm Foster

Kelsey Hall, Sunday, October 23, 7 p.m. and Wednesday, October 26, 7 p.m. Large cast! Suggested age range of male and female characters 18 and up, up, up! Also seeking backstage assistance.

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Camrose Kodiaks support girls' soccer team

Pictured with a $2,500 cheque for the Camrose Under 18 girls' soccer team are: (left to right, front) coach Paul Stone, Micaela Stone, Halee Peter, Val Shacker, Emily Zimmer, Lauren Feth, (back, left to right) Kodiak Adam deChamplain, coach Jenna Keay, Regan Fossen, Rachel Labrecque, Jesalyn Clarkson, Latisha Keech, Kayla Wenig, Jenya Rust and Kodiak Connor Mailey. Missing from the photo were Sam Burton (coach), Kayla Keech, Katie Richard, Ashley Sedgwick and Allyson Wrubleski.

The Camrose Kodiaks' players were in the community on Wednesday, September 28, as the organization made a c ontribution towards the Camrose Under 18 girls' soccer team. The Camrose Under 18

girls' soccer team had volunteered their time to work at the 2011 RBC Cup as program sellers, in an effort to fund-raise for the team. A t rip has been planned for the girls to travel to Scotland, Wales and England to

play in some international soccer matches. The revenues raised through the program sales at the RBC Cup, coupled with the contribution from the Camrose Kodiaks, netted the team $2,500 which

they can now put towards travel expenses for their trip! The Camrose Kodiaks are committed to fostering amateur athletics in Camrose and the surrounding area, and will look to continue their support of minor hockey

and various forms of minor sports, for many years to come. For more information on the Kodiaks, and their involvement in community endeavors, please click on www.camrosekodiaks. com/community

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UPCOMING AUCTION SALES Estate of Eileen Jacobsen Saturday, October 22 ~ Elks’ Hall ~ 10 a.m. Complete Household Sale

Louella Ramsey, Edberg Saturday, Oct. 29 ~ Elks’ Hall ~ 10 a.m. Household and Yard Sale

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Silver sponsors of the Camrose version of the Alberta Arts Days were recognized for their support for the events. Back row from left, Pat Quinlan, Lamb Ford; Will McClellan of McClellan Wheaton; Darryl Shillington of Sole City Shoes; Norm Mayer of Central Agencies. Front row from left, Elanore Voytechek of The UPS Store; Debbie Pyle of On Track Kuntz and Company, and committee member Jane CherryLemire. Missing are Ross Agri and ATB Financial representatives.

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Camrose celebrates Alberta Arts Days

The community enjoyed a weekend of fun activities during the Alberta Arts Days from Sept. 30 to October 2. From top left clockwise: Flyin' Bob was a hit with his juggling and tight rope act at the Bailey Theatre; Elaine Olson, from the Camrose Craft Centre, gave a spinning demonstration at the Community Centre; Doris Hanson began a new project on the loom, also at the Community Centre; Helen Jacobson shaped a piece of clay at the Craft Centre; Jane Cherry with a mandala on display at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre; Audrey Pfannmuller helped Ella Boyd with an artistic creation during something called Swing Creations in a Bag; the Three Plus One group brought back memories of barbershop quartets; and an arts workshop for kids ages six to 10 was held at the Chuck MacLean Arts Centre.

Photos by Dan Jensen and Murray Green

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The Camrose Booster, along with co-sponsors Panago Pizza and Grand Park Liquor Mart are back with

Fan of the Game Contest Most Recent Winner: Jeff Kerr, Camrose

Are you the Kodiaks fan featured in the photographs above? bove? If so, call the Camrose Booster at 780-672-3142. You and your guest will sit in the Kodiaks Fan of the Game seats in the Encana arena this week! Your seats 4 and 6, Section S, Row 4 are the only two padded leather seats in the facility. Bonus: you’ll share your very own “snack and refreshment table”! During the game, you’ll enjoy food and drinks courtesy of these promotion co-sponsors:

BONUS O OPPORTUNITY TO WIN: A chance to win the “Fan of the Game Contest” even if you’re not a regular at the games. Seats for seven of the thirty home games will be awarded on a draw basis from entries deposited. Enter often. Fill out the entry form at:

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Annual General Meeting Chuck MacLean Arts Centre Thursday, October 27, 7:00 p.m. Some items on the agenda include:


• Election of Executive

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• Discussion of upcoming season including Oliver! • Recruiting new members • Bylaw Amendments

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Canada World Youth arrive in Camrose

Mayor Marshall Chalmers welcomed Canada World Youth participants last week by proclaiming Oct. 15 to 22 as Canada World Youth Week. By Dan Jensen

Nine South African and eight Canadian youth arrived in Camrose Sept. 30 to begin the second stage of their Canada World Youth/Volunteer Centre education program. "They'll be spending ten weeks working with local organizations on projects designed to raise awareness of international and local issues and build global partnerships," said Canada World Youth project supervisor Amber Eastman. The youth spent approximately three months earlier this year in Athlone, South Africa, where they conducted presentations on AIDS and HIV, domestic violence and substance abuse. "They did a presentation on sexual health that they will probably do again here," said Eastman. The participants are living with host families. "It took a w hile to get the families but now that everything is in place everyone is very happy," said Eastman.

"It is great to see the families opening their homes." Integration into a family and volunteer work with local agencies and organizations are key goals of the Canada World Youth program. "Living with a l ocal family helps them adjust to and learn about the new culture," explained African project supervisor Owen Mdledle. "It helps them feel that they have a support network. Hosts benefit as well in that they get to learn about a different country. The hands-on training that the Canada World Youth participants receive as part of the program help them obtain the skills they will need in their future careers, whether it be in government, education, health, social services, sp orts and recreation, environment and the arts. "We hope to educate ourselves while we are here and hope that, through our public engagement, we will be able to leave a legacy behind," said Mdledle.

"We want to stir up in the participants their spirit of volunteerism." This year is t he seventh year that Canada has hosted a CWY Youth Leaders in Action Program. Other exchanges have included participants from Bolivia, South Africa and Uruguay. "Through this program youth from across Canada and the world have contributed thousands of hours of volunteer work to the city of Camrose and have added to the cross-cultural understanding of the community," said Eastman. Canada World Youth offers international educational programs to young people aged 17 to 25. Since 1971, close to 35,000 young people from Canada and around the world have participated in the 67 countries in which CWY has run programs. Canada World Youth is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency. This year, CWY celebrates its fortieth anniversary.

Groves' Value Drug Mart owner Brian Thiessen presents "kitz" to (left to right) Sparling vice principal Emily Coykendall, Ecole Sifton principal Colleen Nelson and Our Lady of Mount Pleasant principal Pat Olafson.

Kitz 4 K idz, Value Drug Mart's initiative to collect school supplies for children in need, ended its eighth successful campaign Aug. 27 with over $25,000 of school supplies collected from stores across Alberta and British Columbia. On a local level, Groves' Value Drug Mart collected over 100 "kitz" and donations amounting to over $5,000 for the community. Over the past eight years, Value Drug Mart has been providing school supplies for children who are unable to begin the school year with the basic necessities. The Kitz 4 Kidz program was introduced to raise more school supplies and awareness for less fortunate children while ensuring donations stay in the community in which they were collected. Beginning Aug. 1, Value Drug Mart customers had the option of donating their choice of individual school supplies, cash donations or two "kitz" which were made up of an assortment of pre-selected school supplies. All told, Value Drug Mart stores collected and distributed cash donations individual school supplies, and over 3,000 "kitz" during the four-week campaign that concluded on Aug. 27.

Runners ready to shine By Murray Green

The University of Alberta, Augustana Campus will be hosting an Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Grand Prix and Run Alberta Cross-country Running Race on Saturday, October 15, at the Stoney Creek Centre. The women's open is a f ive kilometre (km) event that begins at noon. The men's eight km race starts at 1 p.m. "It will be a well-attended race, as it is the last Grand Prix race before the ACAC championships and everyone is trying to get tuned-up for that," said Augustana coach Gerhard Lotz. The top ACAC runners will all be there. "Our teams are looking quite good. Although we lost some of our top runners from last year, both the men and women will be in contention for the team medals. The men are in a really tight battle with Lethbridge and MacEwan, and we've usually been just behind them at previous Grand Prixs. We'll run hard to try to change that order." The women's team has placed third or fourth, with Grant MacEwan, RDC and SAIT all having good teams. "Individually, Andy Pohl will be a strong contender for top ACAC runner. Kalli Green has really improved her running to be in with the top five in the conference," explained Gerhard. "Our race is also part of the Athletics Alberta Run Alberta Cross Country series, so some of the top open runners in the province will be here also." Camrose runners Robert Renman and Brendan Lunty will both be running with the top open runners. Registration will take place in the lower level of the Stoney Creek Centre, 5320-40 Avenue (on the other side from the main floor entrance) beginning at 10 am. There will be light refreshments and an award presentation will follow the race. For more information contact Gerhard Lotz at e-mail glotz@ or phone 780-679-1521.

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16.48 ACRES ... 5 km east of Holden just off Hwy.14. Peaceful setting, great spot to build. Water line, gas line run through property. Now asking $120,000 CA293010 PERFECT FOR HORSES! ... 8.95 acres, custom landscaped, 2384 sq. ft. 2-storey, 5 bdrm., 4 baths, lots of living space, 2 FP, master suite has 2 closets, 3-pce. en suite, large south facing maint. free deck. Double attached garage, horse barn with lean-to, 40’ paddocks, 2 feeders. Only 5 min. north of Camrose. CA311605 Now asking $585,000 YOU’LL LOVE THE LOCATION! ... 3 km east on Hwy 26. Beautiful park-like setting on 3.93 acres. Ideal for large family or B&B. 6 bdrm., family room w/gas FP, great room for entertaining. All major appl. Dble. attach. gar. plus 24’x28’ htd. gar./workshop. Exceptional yard, treed, flowering shrubs. 2 riding lawn mowers, snowblower. Now ask $570,000 CA315025

IDEAL LOCATION ADJOINING HWY. 26 ... quarter section. VG perimeter fence and cross fence. 2 dugouts. Approx. 110 acres seeded pasture, balance natural. Good location for building. Aerial map on file. Now ask $139,500 CA287869 BAWLF – 1/2 S E C T I O N WITH GOOD BUILDINGS ... and shelter belt. 3-bdrm. bungalow with some upgrades, double garage, 6 steel bins. Good grain producing area! Now ask $579,000 CA301458 138.9 ACRES – ON PAVEMENT ... frontage on both Hwy 26 and Hwy 854 intersection. Grazing quarter fenced andUcross CE D!fenced. Hwy access for REDonly yard site. Now $129,900 CA299159 WOW! THE P E R F E C T H I D E AWAY / HOBBY FARM, PEACEFUL SETTING! ... Just what you’ve been looking for: 160 acres close by Big Hay Lake. It’s the perfect retreat to enjoy a restful and relaxing lifestyle! Beautifully landscaped yard, neat, tidy and offers a cozy 1120 sq. ft. home, 26’x28’ garage, 28’x40’ hip roof barn, 28’x40’ workshop. You even have your own pond to watch and enjoy the birds and wildlife. It’s private, it’s secluded, it’s a natural choice! Asking $557,700 CA317740 GREAT HOBBY FARM, WITH A PRIVATE SETTING! ... 160 acres only 10 min. from Camrose and 3/4 mile from pvmt. Superb yardsite w/good bldg., great for equip., trucks, animals. Spacious 1980 sq. ft. character home, 24’x48’ garage/ hobby shop, 28’x32’ barn w/loft, 60’x60’ quonset, 16’x39’ cattle shelter, granaries, storage bldg. and more. A private getaway w/lots of potential! Call now to view. Asking $489,700 CA318581

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

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This South West Meadows 1,727 square foot, two-storey home is a perfect fit for the growing family. A beautiful front covered deck gives this home instant curb appeal. When you step into the foyer, you are greeted with a beautiful open staircase. The main floor living room offers plenty of ambiance from a beautifully finished gas fireplace, impressive laminate flooring and large windows, overlooking the huge backyard. An open plan leads to the attractive kitchen with lots of maple cabinets, a corner pantry and a h andy breakfast bar. Garden doors between the living room and the kitchen open to a huge deck. A formal dining

room off the kitchen is i deal for family meals or special occasions. A half bath rounds out the main level. The upper level features a beautiful master bedroom with French doors, a tray ceiling, a large bathroom and a w alk-in closet. The open four-piece bathroom includes a jetted tub and a make-up table. A laundry room, two bedrooms and main fourpiece bathroom are also on the second storey. The finished basement has a large recreation room, an additional bedroom, a four-piece bathroom and plenty of storage space. The home has air conditioning and in-floor is also roughed in. A large fully landscaped and fenced backyard has space for RV

parking and lots of room for children to play. The double oversized attached garage is insulated, has an upper storage area and two large doors. Included with the purchase are a f ridge, stove, built-in dishwasher, garage door opener with control, and window coverings. An open house will be held for this impressive 3717-68A Street home on Saturday, October 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. It is attractively priced to sell at $399,900. If you are unable to attend the open house for a viewing, contact Matt Banack at: Central Agencies Inc. 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-608-5950 cell

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Show Home Open Houses Thur., October 13, 3-5 p.m. 2401-57 Street, Valleyview

Thur., October 13, 3-5 p.m. 3307-52 Street, Creekview

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

EXC ITI NG NEW DESIGN FROM ZETSEN M A S T E R BUILDERS... 1555 sq. ft. TwoHOM E! storey featuring 20’x24’ garage, N EW SHOW vaulted ceilings in master bedroom, upstairs laundry, large entryway and spacious living space. Call today and put your touch on it. Asking $339,900 CA316641

OPEN HOUSES Thur., Oct. 13, 3-5 p.m. 6215-49 Avenue GREAT HOME – WEST END LOCATION ... close to golf course, shopping malls, playground and Mirror Lake walking paths. Very neat 4-bdrm. Very nice oak cupboards. Patio doors to superb 10’x22’ covered deck. Newly redecorated main floor. Brand new hi-e furnace. Fenced yard, RV parking, 24’x24’ htd. garage. Imm. possess. Now only ask $234,900 CA317971

Sat., October 15, 2-4 p.m. 4204-50 Avenue SOLI D HOM E WITH TONS OF CHARACTER ... and an emphasis on outdoor living. Beautiful hardwood floors, generous windows, storage nooks, skylights, fin. bsmt., open kitchen w/newer cabinets, plenty of storage space. Low maint. yard w/aggregate patio, amazing upright firepit. Great rental or starter home. Asking $240,000 CA317945

Sat., October 15, 3-5 p.m. 3717-68A Street “Feature Home of the Week, see p. 23!” 1727 SQ. FT. 2-STOREY ... fully finished 4-bdrm. home located in Southwest REDUCE D! Meadows! Front covered deck, lovely staircase leading upstairs, large master, workable kitchen w/maple cabinets, corner pantry. Gas FP, A/C, oversized garage, great back yard w/large deck to entertain. CA317555 Asking $399,900

INVESTMENTS/BUSINESSES GREAT OFFICE SPACE – GREAT LOCATION ... close to post office. Presently occupied by accounting firm. Avail. Nov. 1/ll. Phone for more info. CA317234 DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS EXCELLENT O P P O RT U N I T Y TO BUY THIS ... multi-use main floor presently used for retail and electronic repairs with overhead door. Upper level rented to a long term tenant. Very clean, well-maintained. New roof 2005. New price, only ask $214,500 CA309676 THREE BUSINESS VENTURES IN ONE PACKAGE – OHATON ... Former Auto Shoppe location, 3970 sq. ft. shop w/ sep. work bays, 12’x14’ and 12’x12’ OH doors, exhaust fan, new furnace, 220 plugs plus 39’x99’ outdoor compound. 3244 sq. ft. of 10 mini-storage bays w/7’x8’ OH doors – great to bring in rental income. Also features 1048 sq. ft., 4-bdrm. home w/many recent upgrades. Exc. opportunity to set up your business, use the storage or bring in rental income and have a place to call home! CA316235 Asking $395,000 I NVESTM E NT O P P O RT U N I T Y KNOCKS ... exc. main street bldg. and location. Move in condition, 2680 sq. ft. plus lower level. 3-stall parking and fenced storage. Asking $269,500 CA316796 SEDGEWICK – EXC. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY ... 77.59 acres, corner location, fronting onto Hwys 13, 869. Phone for more details. CA298363 EXC E PTIONAL B U S I N E S S OPPORTUNITY – R EC R EATI O NAL/ R E S O R T PROPERTY! ... Wow! An impressive 45.52 acre parcel w/ beautiful, peaceful country setting. Facilities incl. Rosebush Craft & Tea House, Heritage Home B&B, 9 hole pitch and putt golf course, main residence, RV camping sites, dandy 30’x43’ htd. workshop, 32’x48’ shed, 40’x70’ quonset. Exc. site plan, beautiful landscaped setting. You’ll want to explore this exciting opportunity! You have to see it! Now asking $679,900 CA315880

OUT OF TOWN DAYSLAND – I M PR ESSIVE QUALITY AND FEATURES ... neat 3300 sq. ft. of totally fin. floorspace. Entire exterior is brick. Very spacious open floor plan. Lovely floor to ceiling slate FP. Vaulted cedar ceilings. skylites, corner waterfall feature in foyer. Super size attach. gar. A must see! Excellent value. BIG REDUCTION WANTS “ME” SOLD QUICK! Now only asking $274,900 CA314597 BASHAW – BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED 1560 SQ. FT. ... 4 bdrm. 4-level split. Hardwood floors, open concept, 26’x40’ gar., tons of storage. Within 10 min. to beach at Buffalo Lake. Half hour to Camrose, Ponoka or Stettler. Now asking $289,500 CA310516 2 LOTS – BAWLF ... well located, serviced, sideby-side. Perfect for building in town with school, services. Only $30,750 each CA311576 N E W N O R WAY 1248 SQ. FT. 3-BDRM. HOME ... well taken care of. New laminate flooring, paint, vinyl windows, vaulted ceiling, corner wood FP, MF laundry, master with 2-pc. en suite, 24’x40’ gar. Shed, appl. also incl. CA310981 Asking $185,000 HEISLER ... exc. location in picturesque small town. 10 min. to Daysland. Well maintained 4-bdrm. bungalow, 3 baths, double gar. large landscaped lot. A home for family enjoyment. Asking $179,900 CA316500 NEW NORWAY – SPACIOUS, NEAT, BRIGHT, AF F O R DAB LE ... 1300 sq. ft. 4-bdrm. fin. up and down. Upgrades incl. alder cupboards, laminate flooring, main bath redone, new hi-E furnace. Fenced yard, 2-car garage. Great place to raise a family. Close to playground, school. Be sure to view! CA308146 Now asking $189,500 HAY LAKES ... Cute and cozy 2-bdrm. home. Ideal for first time buyer or investor. Many recent upgrades incl. carpet, lino, fence, electrical, shingles. Situated on large lot. CA314170 Asking $118,500 HAY LAKES ... exceptional quality in this fully developed home! Spacious entry, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors. Gorgeous kitchen with custom cabinets. Functional bonus room over garage. CA309562 Now asking $394,500 NEW NORWAY ... This 3-bdrm. mobile home built in 2002 could be yours. Master bdrm. c/w 4-pce. en suite, laminate flooring in LR, good size kitchen. Attractive, clean yard c/w gravelled sitting area, firepit and sheds. Asking $94,900 CA318812

RESIDENTIAL LOTS FOUR INDIVIDUALLY TITLED AND SERVICED TOWNHOUSE LOTS OVERLOOKING PARK! ... It’s a great location for your next project. Call now for all the details! Asking $215,000 CA298468 TWO CUL-DE SAC LOTS IN CREEKVIEW SUBDIVISION ... a great place for your new home or project. Close to park, walking trails and valley. Architectural controls apply. Ask $77,000 – CA311394 $85,900 – CA303320 MULTI-FAMILY LOT NOW AVAILABLE We offer one 2.5 acre parcel CA298482

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!

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

Beautiful Valleyview Bungalows by Battle River Homes! HOME FEATURES:

1585 sq. ft. 3 bedrooms 24’x26’ garage Asking $424,162 CA315253

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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!

1678 sq. ft. 2 storey, 3 bedrooms 22’x24’ garage Asking $349,162 CA318660

CAMROSE HOMES UNDER $300,000 CLOSE TO PARKS AND WALKING TRAILS! ... Cozy bunG!galow w/convenient IN ST LI N EW west central location. Featuring upgraded flooring, hardwood floors in bdrm. Country kitchen, 3 bdrm., dev. bsmt. w/large family/games rm. Mature treed yard, 14’x24’ garage. New HE furnace. Great starter or investment property. Come take a look! Asking $168,900 CA318284 BRIGHT AND C H E E R Y BUNGALOW ... Situated on a beautiful tree-lined street close to Mirror Lake trails! There are 3 bedrooms upstairs, one that is currently being used for convenient main floor laundry. Finished basement. Beautifully landscaped both front and back. Double detached garage and RV parking. Come and take a look. Now asking $253,000 CA316597 BEAUTIFUL END UNIT TOWNHOUSE CONDO ... close to downtown and Mirror Lake walking paths. 3 bdrm., framedin bsmt., hardwood floors, open kitchen, large 10’x10’ deck, large bright windows throughout. Worry-free lifestyle great for first time home buyers, investors or for those looking to downsize. CA316300 Now asking $193,488 V E R Y IMPRESSIVE, IMPERIAL VILLAS ... enjoy the worry-free condominium lifestyle, and the new lower prices. You’ll be proud to call this home in a great central location. Be sure to view so you can appreciate the quality and details. Built energy efficient. Price incl. $3500 appl. allow. CA315312 New lower prices starting at $224,900 incl. GST COMFORTABLE AND AFFORDABLE LIVING ... all new windows, 2 lge. decks, oversized parking area, completely reno’ed 4-pce. bath w/new tub, toilet, vanity, flooring. Best of all – NO LOT RENT! Immediate possession. Asking $69,900 CA318288 BEAUTIFUL 1915, 2197 SQ. FT. 5-BDRM., 3 BATH HOME ... located on large mature corner lot close to Mirror Lake walking trails, downtown. You’ll enjoy the ample amount of space this home has to offer incl. additional 2-bdrm. suite w/separate entrance in bsmt. Property is also zoned R3. CA310601 Asking $269,000 CENTRAL LOCATION CLOSE TO MIRROR LAKE ... Clean bungalow, garage, fenced, landscaped, mature area close to lake and trails. CA314361 Asking $289,000 COMFORTABLE AND COZY ... 3-bdrm. home close to parks, schools and downtown. Recent upgrades include paint, G! shingles and sidewalks. IN ST LI N EW Spacious plan w/large yard, great deck. Solid starter or investment property. CA319135 Asking $158,000 CENTRAL LOCATION ... 2-bdrm. bungalow on large lot. Starter home or investment property. Vinyl siding, metal roof, 2-car garage. CA318105 Asking $129,000 FAMILY BUNGALOW, BACKING ONTO PARK ... spacious 1388 sq. ft. plan w/attractive foyer, easy keep tile and laminate flooring, dandy kitchen, spacious LR and DR. 4 bdrm., 3 baths and huge family/games room in dev. bsmt. 24’x26’ gar., alley access, tiered decking overlooks park! Now asking $279,500 CA314711 EXCELLENT STARTER HOME BUILT IN 2005 ... 2 bdrm. up w/spacious kitchen, dining and living area. Newly built south-facing deck – great size for entertaining. Bsmt. has been recently done too. 1 bdrm., 3-pce. bath, utility room, nook. Bsmt. has potential for 4th bdrm. Well-kept one-owner home w/quick possession possible! Asking $259,500 CA317550 VERY NEAT, S PA C I O U S – 4 LEVELS FINISHED ... huge, attractively landscaped, fenced pie-shape lot, nice garden area. Spacious L-shape living/ dining room. Great family kitchen, loads of cupboards, 4 bdrm., stone faced wood FP in family room. 3 baths, exercise room, shop. Direct access to 2-car garage. Exc. value! CA318071 Now asking $254,500 EXCEPTIONAL VALUE – GREAT LOCATION ... Ready to move in! Bungalow, garage, RV parking, close to schools. Oak floors, cork in kitchen, Hi E furnace, some new windows. Loads of storage, built-in cabinets/desk downstairs. CA317069 Only asking $289,000


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

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BEAUTIFUL W A L K O U T BUNGALOW TOWNHOUSE, ON PARK ... Featuring open plan, 9’ ceilG! beautiful N EW LI STIN ings, hardwood floors, lovely maple cabinetry, large island, walk-through pantry, MF laundry. No condo fees. Great yard, park views from deck, patio. Asking $283,900 CA318907

Asking $89,500

HANDYMAN SPECIAL ... large lot 40’x150’. Could develop bungalow w/secondary suite or possible duplex. CA318006

I M PE R IAL V I L L A S CONDOMINIUM … Superb central location; worry VE SI ES PR free lifestyle; VE RY IM open spacious design; 9’ ceilings; quality construction; built energy efficient; price includes $3500 appliance allowance. Immed. possession. Prices starting at $224,900 CA289045 WELL DESIGNED 2-STOREY ... with 4 bdrm., 4 baths, a/c, landscaped, fenced. Close to shopping, playgrounds, etc. A real family home! CA316586 Asking $279,000 1481 SQ. FT. 3-BDRM. 2-STOREY HOME ... located near park, within walking distance of Camrose west end shopping. Kitchen w/oak cabinets, centre island eating bar, MF laundry, huge master w/walk-in closet and 3-pce. ensuite. Bsmt. open for future dev. Appl. incl. Asking $282,000 CA316332 SUPERB BUNGALOW, BACKING ONTO GREEN AREA! ... This is a cozy, solid family bungalow, w/lots to offer! Lovely kitchen, spacious LR, dinette w/garden doors to private covered deck, 3 baths, huge family/games rm. Awesome yard, apple trees, garden boxes, private courtyard, 24’x28’ htd. garage, RV pad, alley access. You’ll want to SEE this one! Ask $257,900 CA318400 C LO S E TO DOWNTOWN AND AUGUSTANA ... Newly restored hardwood floors, kitchen bright REDUCE D! upgrades, open plan, double garage w/RV parking. Smart choice whether you’re looking for a rental property, a place to run your business or a character home with charm and upgrades. CA317916 Now asking $234,900 R E M A R K A B LY SPACIOUS 4-BDRM. BUNGALOW ... on large mature lot close to schools, restaurants. New windows, flooring, paint. Great outdoor space w/deck, stamped concrete pad and tons of RV parking! Mother-in-law suite too! A solid home w/upgrades that you’re sure to love. Asking $249,000 CA318517 EXCELLENT FAMILY BUNGALOW, SUPERB LOCATION ... you’ll be impressed by this beautiful home, spacious open E! IC PR floor plan, quiet cul-de-sac N EW location. Features lovely kitchen, bright dinette, spacious great room. Dev. bsmt. w/family room, laundry room, large storage room. With 4 bdrm., 2 baths, it’s a great opportunity for the younger family or the empty nester. Alley access, RV parking + more! Now ask $253,900 CA317755 GREAT FAMILY HOME – NEXT TO PARK AREA ... bright, neat bi-level. 3 bdrm. on MF, bright fully fin. bsmt., rumpus room w/FP, games room, bdrm., bath. MF bath attractively redone. New comb. front door. Patio doors to new deck. New fence. Private back yard next to park. Ideal for walking your dog. 2-car garage. Immediate possession! CA317939 Now asking $234,900 WELL-KEPT HALF DUPLEX IN STONEY CREEK MEADOWS ADULT COMMUNITY REDUCE D! ... extended deck w/ beautiful views backing onto the Creek. Double attached garage, spacious rooms, MF laundry, oak cabinets, central vac, central vac, gas FP, fin. bsmt. No condo fees! A quiet location perfect for retirees. Now asking $289,000 CA316945 E X C E L L E N T BI-LEVEL, CLOSE TO CITY CENTRE! ... Beautifully, extensively upgraded. You’ll love the central location, close to schools. Beautiful bamboo flooring, trims, crown mouldings. Spacious country kitchen, beautiful oak cabinetry, bright dinette, lovely LR, 3 baths, huge family/games rm., media rm. Private treed yard, fenced, alley access, zoned R3. Quick possession! A must see! CA317935 Asking $269,500

OVER $300,000 NEW DESIGN... 1504 sq ft Two-Storey with bonus room upstairs plus 3 bedrooms. Vaulted ceiling in Master Bedroom with 4pc en suite and walk-in closet. Great living space for growing families. Call today and have a chance to pick your colors/finishes. Asking $337,900 CA316639 E X C E P T I O N A L LY QUIET AREA ... 3 bdrm., attach. garage, quality oak cabs, FP, good yard. A family home, many good features! Asking $332,000 CA317015 V E R Y AT T R A C T I V E 1320 SQ. FT. OPEN FLOOR PLAN BUNGALOW ... c/w lots of windows, 9’ ceilings, a/c, arches, hardwood floor, nice kitchen w/dark oak cabinets, granite counter tops plus all appl. 22’x24’ garage w/appealing curved driveway. Asking $324,900 CA317650


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CAMROSE HOMES OVER $300,000 IMMACULATE F A M I L Y BUNGALOW CLOSE TO PARK AND PLAYGROUND ... RV parking, new shingles, large open kitchen, vaulted ceilings, 2 dining spaces, French doors to mast. bdrm. Well kept, manicured mature yard w/large trees. Located at opening of culde-sac. Now asking $323,500 CA314757 EXC E PTIONAL B I - L E V E L , CREEKSIDE! ... You’ll be impressed by this beautiful, immaculate home and its bright open plan. Featuring spacious entry, display ledges, vaulted ceiling. Lovely country kitchen, bright dinette w/patio doors to covered deck, cozy gas FP in spacious LR. Large master, walk-in closet, en suite. 3 baths, jetted tub, laundry room. Cozy ICF block bsmt. Beautiful landscaped yard, fenced, 24’x24’ garage, alley access and more! Asking $317,900 CA318101 E X C E L L E N T BUNGALOW, CULDE-SAC LOCATION ... N EW PRIC E! features bright open plan with vaulted ceilings in LR, formal dining, superb oak kitchen w/island, bright dinette, east facing deck. Exc. bsmt. dev., in-floor htg. in huge family/games room w/built-in cabinetry. Great laundry area. Superb landscaped yard, fenced, RV option, htd. gar. all fin. + more! Now $382,900 CA314101 BEAUTIFUL FAMILY MULTILEVEL, DESIRED C U L-DE-SAC LOCATION ... Huge yard close to schools. Spacious, open design with beautiful hardwood staircase, hardwood flooring, wainscoting, feature walls. Awesome kitchen, spacious LR, large DR, huge family/games room, large rec room and MF laundry. Huge tiered deck, hot tub, private courtyard, 22’x24’ htd. garage. A must see! Asking $347,900 CA318543 EXCEPTIONAL TW0STOREY FLOORPLAN... Open Concept main floor living space with large dining space and great kitchen. Bonus room above the garage with many possibilities. 4pc en suite in Master Bdrm with separate shower and soaker tub. Still time to make some choices – call today. Asking $359,900 CA316638 1656 SQ. FT. BUNGALOW ... w/5 bdrm., 3 baths, double attached garage, mature treed yard, gas FP and more. Spacious rooms great for entertaining, growing families. Close to schools, Edgeworth Centre and walking trails. You can’t beat the square feet for this price! Asking $329,000 CA317785 1905 SQ. FT. IN VALLEY VI EW! ... Kitchen showcases maple cabinets, corner pantry, island sink and lrg. dining space w/big bright windows. Spacious bonus room above gar. w/many possibilities. Other features incl. gas FP, vinyl fencing, two stamped concrete patios, cov. deck, balcony off master bdrm. RV parking, 24’x26’ htd. gar. CA315795 Now asking $383,900 EXC E PTIONAL 2-STOREY IN CREEKSIDE! ... features beautiful N EW PRIC E! open staircase w/ oak and iron railings, tile and hardwood flooring, lovely kitchen cabinetry, granite, formal DR, cozy gas FP, superb en suite, MF laundry, 4 baths, dev. bsmt. Great yard, fenced, alley access, more! You’ll have to see it! Now only $379,500 CA314308 POPULAR MULTILEVEL FROM ZETSEN MASTER BUILDERS... 3-bedroom Multilevel with large windows, great kitchen, spacious living/dining, vaulted ceilings and great basement appeal. Still time for choices if you call today. Asking $335,900 CA316640 5-BDRM. HOME ... in newer development close to parks. G! floors, N EW LI STIN Hardwood double attached garage, central vac, south facing yard. Great family floorplan with spacious living and dining areas. 3 bdrm. up, 2 down, fully fin. bsmt. Vendor would consider buying your older home in a trade! Asking $319,900 CA318596 EXCEPTIONAL BUNGALOW – CLOSE TO PARKS AND SCHOOLS! ... Exc. kitchen w/beautiful oak cabinetry, spacious dinette w/garden door to covered deck, lovely LR w/cozy FP and MF laundry. Exc. bsmt. dev. w/large family room, media/games room. Great treed yard, covered deck, RV option and attached 23’x24’ htd. garage. It’s all done. Just move in! CA318701 Asking $382,900 EXCEPTIONAL HOME – PARK SETTING ... impressive custom built home w/great G! location, awesome IN ST LI EW N yard. Upgrades galore! Exceptional kitchen inviting dinette, attractive LR. Superb family room w/ garden doors to covered courtyard. 24’x24’ garage and a lot more! A must see! CA319196 Asking $349,900 YOU WILL BE IMPRESSED ... by this immaculately kept bungalow! ! E REDUCE D Bright and spacious PRICplan, open floor beautiful hardwood floors, fin. bsmt. Situated on large lot, with quiet and tranquil view. A must see! Asking $384,900 CA314583 OVE R LO O K I N G WATER, VERY IMPRESSIVE, E! EW PRIC OPEN FLOOR PLAN, LOVELY NFIN. WALK-OUT BSMT. ... enjoy great water, sunset views. Superb kitchen, eating area, garden door to deck. Great room, vaulted ceiling, gas FP, entertainment centre. Office/den. Lge. mast. bdrm., en suite, htd. floor, MF laundry. Totally fin. walkout bsmt. Media/TV room. Covered patio, nicely landscaped yard. 2-car htd. Be sure to view! Now ask $529,500 CA308988

WALK O UT BASE M E NT ... 3-Bedroom Multilevel with Triple car garage. Beautiful kitchen with maple cabinets, corner pantry and raised eating bar. Gas fireplace in living room. Master on the main floor with en suite and walk-in closet. Still time to pick your finishes! Asking $398,900 CA316636 W E L L MAINTAINED 1370 SQ. FT. BU NGALOW ! D CE U ... with RED attached 2-car garage. Oak kitchen cabinets, bay window w/eating area. Vaulted ceiling over spacious LR and dining area. Large master w/3-pce. ensuite. MF laundry. Fin. bsmt. w/large rec room plus 2-bdrm., 3pce. bath. A/C, central vac. New shingles. Enclosed patio, 2nd garage, 18’x21’6”. Underground sprinkler system. Pleasure to show. Now asking $369,900 CA316291 EXC E PTIONAL FAMILY HOME, B EAUTI F U L PRIVATE YARD, BACKING ONTO REDUCE D! GOLF COURSE ... you’ll be impressed by spacious floor plan, family lifestyle, beautiful views, quiet location. Open staircase, oak railings, loft overlooks LR. Exc. kitchen, bright dinette, formal DR, cozy FP in fam. rm. Huge master, superb en suite, MF laundry. Awesome private yard, huge covered deck, RV parking and more! Asking $429,900 CA315485 IMPRESSIVE B I - L E V E L , C E N T U R Y MEADOWS! ... Beautiful bright E!open floor plan LU VA AL N PTIO foyer w/22’ ceilings, open stairEXCEspacious featuring case, vaulted ceilings, display ledges, lots of bright windows. Exceptional kitchen, huge island, bright dinette, cozy FP in great rm., flex room, superb en suite, soothing jetted tub. Lg. games room, media room. Private yard, tiered decking, gar. is all finished. RV parking and more! CA315656 Now asking $374,500 MULTI-LEVEL FLOOR PLAN – VALLEYVIEW CUL-DE-SAC ... Beautiful kitchen w/corner pantry, plenty of cabinets, countertop plus centre island. Triple car garage, large pie-shaped lot, MF laundry make this a great family home with space to grow. Master bdrm. has 4-pce. en suite, large walk-in closet, tray-cove ceiling. Still time to pick your colours/finishes if you call today! CA318050 Asking $399,900 WOW! BEAUTIFUL FR ESH N EW PAINT! EXCELLENT E! V A L L E Y V I EW IC PR N EW BUNGALOW CLOSE TO PARKS AND TRAILS! ... Quality and custom built with beautiful open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, alcoves, columns and display ledges! Exceptional kitchen, granite, NU-Heat tiling, soothing air tub, cozy 3-sided FP, MF laundry. RV option, vinyl fencing and more! Now only $409,900 CA310539 AT T R AC T I V E , BRIGHT, SPACIOUS – IMMEDIATE POSS. ... very impressive N EW PRIC E! 2-storey floor plan. Living/dining room, family kitchen, family room gas FP, 4 bdrm., 4 baths, upper laundry. Fin. bsmt. 2-car insul. garage. Fenced yard. Shingles 2008. Appl. incl. Move in cond. Across street from golf course. Try an offer! Ask $314,900 CA317092 EXCEPTIONAL N EW PRIC E! B I - L E V E L ACROSS FROM PARK, CENTURY MEADOWS! ... bright open floor plan w/open staircase, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, arches, columns. Superb kitchen, granite countertops, lovely LR. Master bdrm., spacious laundry, millennium deck, 22’x24’ gar. You’ll love it! Now asking $403,900 CA312712 1690 SQ. FT. 4-BDRM. BUNGALOW ... has the location, square footage and private back yard everyone is looking for! Master w/en suite, skylights, new countertops, gas FP, 2-tiered deck, park-like yard, 24’x26’ attached garage only steps away from Jack Stuart School. CA318294 Asking $389,900 IMPRESSIVE FLOOR PLAN! ... Bright family kitchen w/ centre island, corner pantry, plenty of counter space. Vaulted ceiling, open staircase, covered deck. Coved ceiling in master bdrm. plus 4-pce. en suite, walk-in closet. 2 large bdrm., 4-pce. bath on MF. Fin. family room in bsmt. w/bright bi-level windows. Act today and have a choice on colours/finishes. CA318049 Asking $354,900



IMPRESSIVE ELEGANCE ... a gracious foyer welcomes you to this prestigious 3215 sq. ft., 2-storey. Awesome floor plan. Recent upgrades are stunning. Located in quiet crescent. Must definitely be seen to be appreciated! You won’t want to leave. Phone for an appt. to view. CA316841 Now asking $699,000 EXC E LLE NT M U LTI-LEVE L, S O UTH WEST MEADOWS ... Lovely open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Bsmt. completely fin. as well. Triple attached garage. Be sure to view this wonderful home! Asking $374,900 CA314147 BEAUTIFUL PA R K R I D G E E S TAT E S BI-LEVEL – WOW! A M A Z I N G YARD! ... Premier location w/valley, walking trails close by! Quality built home features bright open plan, cathedral ceilings, beautiful foyer. Except. kitchen, oak cabinetry, huge island, great master, oval jacuzzi. Exc. ICF bsmt., huge family/media room, cozy FP, dandy 24’x24’ gar., RV parking, lots more! You’ll love it! Ask $427,900 CA312242

The CAMROSE BOOSTER October 11, 2011

Kiwanis starting a new chapter in Camrose By Murray Green

Kiwanis members Dirk Bannister and Roy Bird want to form a n ew service club in Camrose. "We think Camrose is a great area to offer the amenities of a K iwanis Club," said Roy. "It is a club that helps the community and Camrose has a good community spirit. We want to add to that." Dirk is the secretary-treasurer of Kiwanis International's western Canada district. Roy is t he district's new club building chair. "Our service club is focused on children, but our 600,000 members around the world are involved in service projects from seniors' facilities to children's playgrounds and our projects encompass every age group," explained Dirk. The Kiwanis theme is Serving the Children of the World. The service club was "We have written about 35 letters and are in the process of phoning community-minded people to add them to our club."

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

Dale Bowal 780-672-7942

Bud James 780-385-3100 Killam/Sedgewick

Cory Starchuk 780-781-4217

Trevor Van Leeuwen 780-781-8973

Trudi Dunham 780-608-6635

Rick Nygaard 780-608-0675 e-mail:


THIS HOME BY YORKSHIRE BUILDERS AT THE CASCADES COMMUNITY... This 1384 sq/ft NEW 2 storey home with 3 beds, 3 baths, laminate floors, ceramic tile, soft neutral decor, and big bright windows. The master bedroom has a 4-piece en suite and walk in closet. Quick possession is available. The outside has a covered veranda, concrete walkway, raised back deck and enough space for you to build the garage to your liking. Listed at $259,900 Call Trevor today! (R1333)


CROWN CARE CONDO... Complete with garage, one bedroom plus den, fireplace, east facing overlooking park, vaulted ceilings. Priced $174,900. Call Dale for details. (R1361)

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

A SUPER SIZE YARD... Cul-de-sac location, 1400 sq/ft, finished on both levels, 2 patios, gazebo, many extras. Must be viewed to be appreciated. Asking $429,500. Call Dale for details. (R1356)

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

FANTASTIC LOCATION... Location is the word for this attractive, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath adult condo. Conveniently located within walking distance to shopping, medical clinic, entertainement and other amenities. Enjoy the sun room and patio deck, en suite laundry, handy single attached garage with plenty of storage room. Lovely common area with kitchen, fireplace, games tables and more. Must be seen to be appreciated. Asking $249,500. Call Cory for details. (R1360)

GREAT VALUE HERE... Newer 3-bedroom bi-level, great floor plan, developed basement with rec room, bedroom, bath, great deck area, frenced. Asking $252,500. Call Dale for more details. (R1353)

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



GREAT CONDO... 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo located close to west end shopping. New blinds and carpet to be installed. A great lifestyle with many social activities available. Listed at $209,900. Call Trudi for details. (R1341)

GREAT STARTER... 1220 sq/ft, 4-bed, 2-bath, bungalow located near 3 schools and west-end shopping. Double garage, recent upgrades. Priced at $238,000. Call Trudi for details. (R1354)

IMMEDIATE POSSESION.. Chester Ronning crescent, 2 bedrooms up and 2 down, fireplace, 2 car garage, some upgrades. Asking $254,000 Call Dale for details. (R1295)



NEW LISTING.. This half-duplex home is a 1201 sq/ft 2 storey with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Deck area off the kitchen. Master has 4 piece en suite and walk-in closet. Double attached garage! Priced at $265,000. Call Trevor for details. (R1359) RENTAL PROPERTY COLLEGE AREA... Good return on investment, excellent maintainence condition, self-contained suite, 2-car garage. Asking $299,900. Call Dale for details. (R1355)



MOSTLY RENOVATED 720 SQ/FT BUNGALOW IN SPARLING DISTRICT... Many improvements to this property in recent years. It’s a 2-bedroom, 1-bath home with a large yard and nice newer 24x26 double garage. MLS#CA317007. Listed at $158,100. Call Trevor for viewing. (R1348)

GOOD RENTAL OR STARTER PROPERTY... on 2 lots zoned for multi-family use. Extra lot has city services already paid for. Great opportunity for future investment. Priced at $194,000 Call Trudi for details. (R1358) EXCEPTIONAL VALUE... with this 5-bedroom 1/2 duplex. Basement completely redone in 2008-2009. Has potential to be easily converted to a 2-bedroom suite. Upgraded electric, shingles, furnace, plus much more. A must see – must consider property. Asking $214,500. For details, call Cory. (R1346)


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

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

GREAT VALUE IN THE QUIET COMMUNITY OF BASHAW... New furnace, new hot water tank, new windows, new siding, flooring, paint and bathrooms. Located in the quiet community of Bashaw on a large oversized lot, this recently renovated 3-bedroom bungalow offers an affordable alternative to the high cost of big city living. Located close to schools, downtown and with a park right next door. A must see! Priced to sell at $158,900. Call Cory for details. (RO910)

ROSALIND... Very nice corner lot with fruit trees and shrubs with alley access. Older 14’ x 55’ mobile home with addition. Owners are open to offers. Call Rick for details. Priced at $55,900. (RO908)

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

BASHAW... Affordable living with this 3-bedroom, 2-bath, spacious 1140 sq/ft bungalow with finished basement. Stay cool in the summer with central air conditioning. Enjoy the oversized living room, less work with the main floor laundry, close to schools and amenities, park nearby. Very clean home with low maintenance yard, quick possession. A must see! Priced to sell at $178,900. Call Cory for details. (RO911)


TWO-STOREY OPPORTUNITY IN DAYSLAND... This 2-storey home is finished to 992 sq/ft, has 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and has been significantly remodelled. New kitchen, flooring , light fixtures, bathrooms, electrical panel, entry doors, mostly vinyl windows, siding and more. Front covered porch and rear deck both 8x20. Good investment or starter. Listed at $69,900. Call Trevor for viewing. (RO901)

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

SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT (KINGMAN)... Plenty of renovations and size. This property would be an exceptional buy for a big family, social organization, church group, group home and those looking to supplement their income. Must be seen. Oversized double garage, single garage. Both with 220 power. Two outdoor decks, large mud room. Think potential, get creative! Priced to SELL! Asking $164,500. Call Cory for details. (RO913)


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

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Kiwanis wants to work in conjunction with other groups such as Rotary, Lions, Kinsmen, Elks and the Legion to improve the community. "We believe that Kiwanis will be a tremendous asset to the Camrose and district community and look forward to working with other local groups," said Dirk. "We hope to have

LESS THAN 20 MINUTES FROM CAMROSE... on Hwy 854. Very private, peaceful and quiet, well treed setting on this 2.24 acre package. C/W everything you need to enjoy a piece of country living, spacious 1.5 story, 5-bedroom home with large covered deck,oversized 24’4 x 36’3 heated garage with plenty of shop space. All this and more, well worth a look. Priced at $279,500. For details, call Cory. (A408) LITTLE BEAVER LAKE... great view and quiet setting! Perfect for hillside home at north end of lake. 2 acres with lots of trees. Gas and power nearby. Call Rick for details. (A394)

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

NEW NORWAY... You will love the park like setting of this acreage. The 3-bedroom home has had main floor upgrades including a beautiful kitchen makeover, plus some windows and flooring upgrades. Nicely landscaped yard with fruit trees and lots of shrubs. Large dugout on south side of property supplies lots of water for plants and trees. Call Rick. Asking $310,000. (A393)


INDUSTRIAL VERY GOOD FAMILY HOME IN DAYSLAND... This 1127 sq/ft bi-level is finished to over 2000 sq/ft, has 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and has been well maintained. The unique property has privacy at the side and back with a large yard and treed back drop, fully screened in covered deck, detached single garage and more! This is a great opportunity! Priced to sell at $189,900. Call Trevor for details. (RO916)


TILLICUM BEACH... 2 bedrooms, living room, family room, 2 baths, garage, hot tub, many possibilities here, assumable mortgage. Priced at $189,000. Call Dale for details. (RO909)

REDUCED LARGE HOME IN DAYSLAND, GOOD VALUE... This 5-bedroom, 3-bath home has been well maintained and is ready for a family that can enjoy the space and private setting on a large lot. Home has lots of extras. Asking $247,900. Call Rick for details. (RO915)

CHARMING ACREAGE RETREAT... This property is 2.47 acres with a 1587 sq/ft comfortable older dwelling which has been well cared for and nicely updated. Situated amongst and sheltered by trees on all sides makes this a special location! Perfectly suited for those who like gardening and outdoor pleasures. The home has 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, large kitchen, dining area, bright windows and shows well. Nice heated 42 x 32 hobby shop/ studio building on the property. Included are 6 newer quality appliances. MLS#CA317378. Listed at $229,900. Call Trevor for service. (A410)

COMMERICAL TURN KEY BUSINESS AND PROPERTY... Established plumbing shop, all equipment, tools and service truck. Nice clean operation with large service area. Call Dale for details. (C142)


founded in 1915 and has 600,000 members in 15,000 clubs in more than 90 countries. "We have about 50 clubs in western Canada. That represents 90,000 hours of volunteer work," said Dirk, who heads the office from the area, even though Kiwanis doesn't have a local club yet. "We have written about 35 letters and are in the process of phoning community-minded people to add them to our club. We need 10 members to be an associate or satellite club and 20 members to be a full chartered club." Dirk wants to get school students involved. "Kiwanis has some programs that other club's can't offer," said Roy. "We start with builders' clubs in junior high, Key clubs in high school, and Circle K in colleges and university. We like to build leaders and have them follow through the various clubs." The mission is to enhance a community through children. "When you give a ch ild a chance to learn, experience, dream and succeed, great things will happen." Roy explained the international project. "We want to eliminate maternal/neonatal tetanus around the world. Kiwanis works through UNICEF to reach ch ildren in about 80 countries. We want to see it virtually eliminated." The disease kills one baby every nine minutes throughout the world.


CHECK MARK THIS 1586 SQ/FT BUNGALOW IN DAYSLAND... This large and comfortable plan with country kitchen, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and mostly finished basement may be perfect for you. Total living area is approx. 3000 sq/ft. Built in 2006, there is maple in the kitchen with a centre island, bright windows and a very large deck. Situated on a 83’ x 120’ lot, in a newer area of town and must be seen! Listed at $274,900 MLS#316116 Call Trevor for viewing. (RO899)

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

GREAT STARTER HOME IN DAYSLAND... Well maintained 1051 sq/ft mobile with 2 bedrooms, large living area, 4 appliances included, pellet stove and upgraded windows/doors. Handy entrance addition, attached double heated garage and paved drive. The shingles are about 5 years old. All backing onto a beautiful park area. MLS#CA318625. Listed at $86,900. Call Trevor for details. (RO912)

the chapter up and running by the end of October." The club wants to expand to have a K ey club, which is made up of high school students. They also offer a Circle K club for university students. "We want to be the number one organization for developing young leadership," said Roy.

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

NEW NORWAY... This well designed home has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and has had many upgrades including total kitchen makeover, flooring, plus doors and some windows. The basement has a large rec room with wet bar, fireplace, office, laundry and 3 pc. bath. Double heated garage completely finished inside with 220 amp. power plus RV parking west side of property. This home is a must see! Priced at $290,000. Call Rick for details. (RO887)

EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION! GREAT OPPORTUNITY... at Ervick Junction. 0.995 acre industrial property. Water to property but some limitations apply. Asking price $109,450. Call Cory or Rick for details. (C136) WINTER IS COMING... It is time to think about protecting your investment by storing it in a safe area out of the cold and snow. Very good investment. 1/5 share in large hanger at Camrose airport with lots of room to do maintenance, etc. Asking $45,000. Call Rick for details. (C267)

LOTS WELL LOCATED RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT IN DAYSLAND... This undeveloped lot in Daysland is 50’x120’, zoned R1 and is nicely set amongst a group of nice sized well maintained homes. Just a short walk to school! The frontage faces a park/recreational area. Just a short walk to school! Daysland has many local services. Now listed at $32,900. Call Trevor for service. (L185) GREAT LOCATION... Excellent townhouse lot in Southwest Meadows subdivision in the City of Camrose. Each lot is individually serviced and backs onto park area. This property includes proposed plan and blueprints for townhouse construction. Call Rick. $205,000 (L183)



GREAT, WELL MAINTAINED, CHARACTER HOME IN DAYSLAND... Handicapped accessible, many upgrades, 5 newer appliances, main floor laundry, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, large yard with garden spot. Perfect starter or retirement home. Priced to sell $65,000. Call Trudi for details. (RO894)

"If we develop young leaders, then everyone else in the community also benefits. We took youth from 14 to 18 years of age to a camp in Sherwood Park and it was very successful." Kiwanis works closely with music festivals and boys and girls clubs. "Our chapter would have the freedom to

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

serve on various projects, but we would want to work with the local boys and girls club." Anyone wishing to join Kiwanis or needing more information, can contact the local office at or phone 780-608-1417. Roy can be reached at or phone 780467-1949.

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The amount of water leaving the Camrose bulk water stations is becoming a matter of concern for City council. Council heard from assistant municipal engineer Jeremy Enarson Oct. 3 that 2.01 per cent of the total volume of water that left the City's water treatment facility in 2010 was sold from the City's bulk water facilities. Enarson also noted that the two largest registered bulk water users accounted for almost 50 per cent (20 megalitres) of the water purchased from the bulk water stations in 2010. Councillor Greg Wood asked if City administration could provide a breakdown on how the water that is coming from bulk water facilities is being used. He said the usage by the largest bulk users is sig nificant compared to the usage by the average household. Mayor Marshall Chalmers questioned whether the City would be able to put a cap on the amount of water leaving the bulk water stations at times of low supply. He said it doesn't make sense for users to pick up the water so they can put it down drilling holes or water their lawns and livestock. Enarson said the current consumption rates are $4.73 per cubic metre for bulk water sales versus $1.57 per cubic metre for City residents. He added that end users obtaining water through the bulk

water station also incur costs for hauling the water, in addition to any overhead/profit that they may be charged by the water hauler. "City administration believes," he said, that "the current practice of imposing a higher consumption charge on bulk water sales helps the City conserve water by discouraging the trucking of potable water to users outside the City." Enarson disagreed with councillor Max Lindstrand's statement that the residents of the Braim area are paying less for their water than residents from Camrose. He said cost of the water is based on getting it out of the lake and distributing it. The City of Camrose does not know how much the County bulk water station is b eing used compared to the one in Camrose. "We thought our usage would decline because of the facility outside the city but to date we have not seen that," said Enarson. The City of Camrose currently operates two separate bulk water stations: the main facility is located adjacent to the City's Public Works facility on 51 Avenue. The second facility is se t up during the summer months at the City's water treatment plant. The installation of the secondary facility reduces overall waiting times for bulk water users during the busier summer months. Water sold at either station is recorded and stored on a City database for billing and tracking purposes.


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The Camrose bantam Buffaloes football team were intimidated by the larger Spruce Grove Cougars' team on October 1, but the home herd is preparing for the playoff round in the Capital District Football Association. The Buffaloes will start the playoffs on the road.

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O'Neil, Kodiaks back on track By Murray Green

Kieran O'Neil scored and also set up Connor Mailey in the third period to spearhead the Camrose Kodiaks to a 3-2 victory over the Okotoks Oilers on Oct. 4. The Oilers netted the only marker in the first and then added to their total five minutes into the second. From then on, the bears were in a growly mood and clawed their way back i nto the contest. "We were disappointed in the showcase weekend. We felt that we should have had four points. It was good to come back against Okotoks in their barn and that definitely gives us a b oost of confidence," said Kodiaks' forward Kieran O'Neil. "We expected a l ittle more animosity in the game, but both sides stuck to playing hockey." Defenceman Craig Bokenfohr changed the momentum by scoring with about three minutes left in the middle frame. "It was an even game and when Craig scored it picked us up. Our line of Conner Mailey, Landon Kadatz

and myself have been on a cold streak lately, so it was good to get going again. For me, it was good to get that monkey off my back and score my first goal. We were moving well and hitting well, so it was just a matter of time." Goalie Matt Gibney stopped 27 of 29 shots to hold the Kodiaks in the game until the offence came roaring back. "With this team, we don't have any egos that need checking in at the door. We are all dedicated to working hard to create our opportunities," O'Neil added. "Our team went dead a little after Okotoks scored, but when we scored, everyone was relieved that we finally got one to go i n. Then we had that certainty feeling that we were not going to lose the game." Camrose lost two close onegoal games in the Alberta Junior Hockey League Showcase event in Spruce Grove on Sept. 29 and Oct. 1. Camrose also lost a t ough 3-2 decision to the Spruce Grove

Saints. Rylan Wiest and Nelson Gadoury scored for the Kodiaks. The teams exchanged goals in the first and second periods. Spruce Grove dominated the third frame and netted the only tally on a p ower play. "Staying close with the good teams tells us that we can beat or stay with any team. It gives us confidence knowing we can beat them next time. Sometimes we don't get the right bounces. That's hockey. Next time we will just work a little harder. We know where we are with them and we will bring our 'A' game when we play them again. It is disappointing to lose, but we have that quiet confidence around the room that we can learn from our mistakes and that we can beat any team." Kodiaks' goalie Brayden Hopfe stopped 23 of 26 shots sent in his direction. Camrose had only 17 shots on goal, including just two in the third. The team had seven power play chances, but failed to seize the opportunities.

The Kodiaks came away with a 2 -1 loss to the Drayton Valley Thunder in the fist contest. Gadoury was the only Kodiaks' marksmen to find the back of the net. "One of my favourite sayings is that you make your own breaks. If things are not clicking, we don't get down. We just work harder. Eventually, it pays off. We have confidence in each other and that just makes it easier." After Drayton Valley went up in the first frame, Gadoury evened things in the second. However, the Thunder rumbled again just over a minute later to regain the lead the club would not relinquish. Camrose goalie Gibney stopped 20 of 22 shots. The Kodiaks fired 21 at the Drayton valley net. Both Calgary teams will provide the next home opposition for the Kodiaks. The Mustangs are here on Oct. 13 and the Canucks arrive on Oct. 15. Both games begin at 7:30 p.m.

Augustana student trains year round for cross-country running events Submitted

It’s late August and Andrew Pohl is o ut for a 6. 8 kilometre run followed by a 12 k ride on a mountain bike. He winds up his one hour 39 minute 29 second afternoon with a 9.5 k cross country ski. Cross country skiing in summer? For Pohl, a s tudent/athlete at University of Alberta, Augustana, it is an easy task as he has the unique opportunity to be snow bound almost year round by switching hemispheres with the seasons. Canada during the school year and back home to New Zealand for the winter months, which are our summer months. His major sport interest is cross country skiing where he competes internationally. During the fall months though, he switches from skis to runners while competing in cross country running in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference. Such is h is prowess that he placed second in individual men’s over competition last year behind the running machine known as Willy Kimosop from the Lethbridge College Kodiaks. This year, with the Kenyan kicker out of the picture having graduated, Pohl has a possible shot at the overall ACAC men’s title, having placed first and second to date in two running events with three more to go before the ACAC Championships to be held October 29, 2011, in Calgary (SAIT Trojans host). Why would someone from New Zealand though choose Camrose to relocate for post-secondary studies? “I chose to attend Augustana after spending about four years skiing in Canmore,” said

Pohl, 22, who is enrolled in Bachelor of Science in Physical Education minoring in Mathematics. “It seemed like the ski program at Augustana was going to fit my needs well, and having ski trails only two minutes from the campus was a huge factor in my decision.” Pohl’s decision to join the Augustana program was welcomed by cross country head coach Gerhard Lotz: “It was a bit of a surprise – a n ice surprise – that he came to us last year. He came in at a really high level and you could tell that he had a really strong base and that he had put in a lot of hours and a lot of kilometres. He was a c ross country runner training competitively when he was younger and New Zealand has a s trong running tradition.” Pohl adds that cross country running provides excellent cross training: “Cross Country running is obviously a fantastic aerobic workout. I find that racing in the ACAC grand prix adds some great intensity workouts into my fall training.” Pohl has been a m ember of New Zealand’s national cross country ski team for the past five years and has attended two World Junior championships placing as high as 50th. “I have also got the chance to start in the pre-Olympic World Cup hosted in Canmore,” recalls Pohl. “Also last year I w on the Canadian Birkebeiner, placed 2nd overall in the Alberta Cup and was 16th in the 15 k Classic at the Canadian National Championships. "This year I have been selected by New Zealand to race in the World under 23 Championships held in mid-February in Erzurum, Turkey.” Of his future goals in the

Alma Virgline Price Alma Virgline Price of Ca mrose passed away on October 5, 2011 at t he age of 8 1 years. Left to cherish her memo ry are her children Dave (Nancy) of Calgary, Ron (Leta) of Edmonton, Linda (Shane) Mclean of Leduc, Joanne Price of Ca mrose, Roberta Pettett of Camrose, and Derek (Lorraine) Mathers of Parksville, BC; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Alma is also survived by one brother and two sisters. Alma was predeceased by her h usband Jack, one sister, four brothers, and one greatgrandchild. No funeral service will be held as per Alma’s request. Memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the charity of one’s choice. To send condolences, please visit

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

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Andrew Pohl is at home training in Canada or in New Zealand.

winter sport Pohl stated: “Presently it looks as if I will attain the New Zealand Olympic qualifying standard this season, however it will be up to the New Zealand selectors to select the team for the Olympic Games. Obviously the Olympics are one of my goals, however I a m also hoping for a Top 30 finish at the World U23 championships and wish to get some more World Cup starts.” Of the difference between Canadian and New Zealand winters, Pohl concluded: “New Zealand winters are

quite different from Canadian ones. Down in the towns where people live it doesn’t really get that cold, there is no snow and temps are usually somewhere around 10-12 degrees. "However if you take a 40-minute drive up a m ountain to the Snowfarm where I w ork and live during the New Zealand w inter, you can find subzero temps and naturally plenty of snow. It certainly took me a bit of time to adjust to the extreme cold that we sometimes get here in Camrose.”

Law sinks his first golf holein-one By Murray Green

The Camrose Golf Course was the site of Jim Law's first hole-in-one on Sept. 22. Jim needed just one shot to sink the ball on hole number eight, so he grabbed his six iron. Golf pro Bill Penny reports that Jim is still smiling and excited to talk about his famous moment in history.

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Edward “Ed” Charles Ferner Ed was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on December 30, 1940 and passed away in Camrose on September 26, 2 011 at t he age of 70 years. Ed is survived by his loving wife of 45 years Mary Ann; his children and grandchildren Scott (Geri) and Cody, Shauna (Bob) and Taylor and Tarin, Troy (Joan), Brandi (Clint) and Brooke; sister-in-law Joan Ferner; niece Kim Ferner; as well as his best friend, puppy Emmy Lou. Ed was predeceased by his parents Rose and Charles; brother Jack; special uncle Adam Ferner; and his in-laws Rudy and Bernie Magneson. Ed worked for AGT for 25 years before having to take an early disability retirement. During his years with the telephone company, he lived in Calgary, Vegreville and Camrose where he met a nd married Mary Ann Magneson. Together they had three children Scott, Shauna and Troy. They continued to move around the province to Lethbridge, Milk River and back to Camrose until his retirement in 1984. In 1989, Ed and Mary Ann moved to Pigeon Lake and lived in a ne w home that Ed built. Here they lived until after Ed’s stroke in 2002 at which time they moved to Camrose. Ed’s health continued to deteriorate and he was admitted to Long Term Care in September 2010, and was very happy there. Ed was moved to Sunrise Village for April and May, then he was moved to the Louise Jensen Centre where he resided with loving care until his passing. Thank you to all of o ur family and friends for the prayers, calls, flowers and concern shown. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. from Messiah Lutheran Church with Rev. David Eriksson officiating. Memorial donations may be made in Ed’s memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 202 5913-50 Avenue, Red Deer, AB T4N 4C4. To send condolences, please visit

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

In loving memory of

Eugene Yarema February 2, 1931 – October 13, 2009 Little did we know that morning God was going to call your name. In life, we loved you dearly, In death, we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you, But you did not go alone. For part of us went with you, The day God called you home. You left us peaceful memories, Your love is still our guide. And though we cannot see you, You are always by our side. Our family chain is broken And nothing seems the same. But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again. Love Sonia, Brian and Julian

In memory of

Macala Jane Kneeland May 31, 1997 – October 13, 2004 A Child of Mine I’ll lend you for a little while A child of mine, God said For you to love the while she lives And mourn for when she’s dead. It may be six or seven years, Or forty-two or -three. But will you, till I call her back Take care of her for me? She’ll bring her charms to gladden you And – should her stay be brief – You’ll have her lovely memories As a solace for your grief. I cannot promise she will stay For all from earth returns, But there are lessons taught below I want this child to learn. I’ve looked the whole world over In my search for teachers true. And from all beings that crowd life’s land I have chosen you. Now, will you give her all your love? Nor think the labor vain. Nor hate me when I come to take This lent child back again. I fancied that I heard you say “Dear Lord, Thy will be done. For all the joys Thy child will bring The risk of grief we’ll run. We will shelter her with tenderness We’ll love her while we may – And for the happiness we have known Forever grateful stay. But should the angels come for her Much sooner than we planned, We’ll brave the bitter grief that comes And try – to understand.” – Author Unknown

– Dad In loving memory of

Joseph Adams April 28, 1947 – October 15, 2009 A special smile, a special face, And in our hearts, a special place. No words can speak or ever say How much we miss you every day. To hear your voice and see your smile, To sit and talk with you awhile, To be together in the same old way Would be our greatest wish today. Forever loved and sadly missed, Alice, Jay, Holly, Justin, Jared, Rick, Carol, Stefani, Ashlie, Cayden, Doug, Tasha, Ryelyn, Kevin, Jenelle, Isabel In loving memory of

Irene Yarema August 21, 1933 – June 30, 2011 If roses grew in Heaven, Lord, please pick a bunch for me Place them in my Mother’s arms And tell her they’re from me Tell her I love her and miss her And when she turns to smile Place a kiss upon her cheek And hold her for awhile Because remembering her is easy I do it every day But there’s an ache within my heart Because I am missing her today Love Sonia


Iris Emily Parry Iris Emily Parry (nee Baker), born in Oxted, Surrey, England on January 5, 1926, passed away October 2, 2011 surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Iris was predeceased by her h usband William of 51 years in 1994; and her daughter Denyse in 2009. She is survived by her ch ildren John, Glynis, Edward, Jill, Yvonne, Lynette and William and their spouses; 20 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren (at last count). A Celebration of Iris’ Life will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Howard & McB ride Westlawn Chapel, 16310 Stony Plain Road. In lieu of ca rds and flowers, memorial donations to the Edmonton Humane Society (SPCA), 13620-163 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5V 0B2 would be appreciated. To send condolences, please visit

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Randolph John Grahn Randolph (Randy) Grahn of Hay L akes passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the age of 63 years. The eldest of f ive children, Randy was a cheerful child and had many interests. As a bo y, he b elonged to the local Cub a nd Scout organizations and played the tuba in the Hay L akes Band. He continued to play for several years even a fter the band joined the County of Ca mrose Band. He was a member of t he Hay L akes youth club Teen Town in the 1960s. Randy was also interested in sports, particularly fastball and curling. In his 30s, he took up golf which became a passion. He golfed regularly until a year or so before his passing. Other interests included fishing, hunting geese, card games, and the occasional game of chance. Randy lived his entire life in Hay L akes other than a period of time when he worked in Lloydminster. Even then he returned home on weekends. Randy was loyal to friends and family and overcame a significant challenge while in his 30s. He was a founding member of the Hay Lakes Group of A A and continued his membership until his passing. Randy is survived by his brothers Leon and family, Allen (Annalisa) and family, Kendall (Jennifer) and family, and sister Laurie (John Jobin). He was predeceased by his parents John Oscar and Wanda Grahn, and an infant brother. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial contributions are gratefully accepted to the Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Division. Burgar Funeral Home was in care of arrangements Phone 780-672-2121


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All offers expire December 14, 2011. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See Service Advisor for complete details. Applicable taxes and provincial levies not included. Dealer may sell for less. †† In order to receive a competitor’s advertised price: (i) tires must be purchased and installed at your participating Ford Dealer; (ii) customer must present the competitor’s advertisement (containing the lower price) which must have been printed within 30 days of the sale; and (iii) the tires being purchased must be the same brand, sidewall, speed and load ratings as shown in the competitive advertisement. Offer only available at participating Ford dealerships. This offer is valid on the cost of the tire only and does not include labour costs, valve stems, mounting, balancing, disposal, and taxes. Offer does not apply to advertised prices outside of Canada, in eBay advertisements, by tire wholesalers (including Costco) and online tire retailers, or closeout, special order, discontinued and clearance/liquidation offers. Offer may be cancelled or changed at any time without prior notice. See your Service Advisor for details. ‡‡ Rebate offers are manufacturer’s mail-in rebates. Rebates available on select Goodyear, Michelin, Bridgestone (AMEX branded prepaid card), Dunlop, BFGoodrich, Continental, Pirelli, and Yokohama tires. Offers are valid on qualifying sets of four tires, purchased and installed at participating locations during the respective promotion periods for each tire brand. Offer is valid on the cost of the tire(s) only and does not include labour costs, valve stems, mounting, balancing, disposal, and taxes. Amount of rebates, start dates and expiration dates vary depending on tire manufacturer. It is the responsibility of the customer to submit the required claim forms and proof of purchase to the relevant tire manufacturer with sufficient postage by the required deadline for that rebate offer. See your Service Advisor for complete details and claim forms. °Dealer may sell for less. Additional parts and service charges may apply. Excludes installation. Valid on most vehicles, makes, and models. Wheel compatibility is dependent on vehicle model and optional accessories. Please see your Dealer for fitments and pricing. **Storage term is at the dealer’s sole discretion, up to a maximum of one year. ‡Applies to single rear wheel vehicles only. Diesel models not eligible. WBased on a Ford Fusion V6 automatic that has a fuel consumption rating of 10L/100 km in combined city/highway driving (properly tuned), a one-year driving distance of 24,000 km and $1.02 per litre for gasoline. Improved fuel efficiency and emission reduction levels depend on model, year and condition of vehicle. *Up to 5 litres of oil. Disposal fees may be extra. Does not apply to diesel engines.

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DADS – L OOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. The Camrose Booster, phone 780-672-3142. 2006 DODGE CARAVAN SXT w/WHEELCHAIR LIFT – Has DVD, power side doors, remote start, etc. and is in immaculate condition. Has VMI lift with wireless remote. 126,000 km. $16,500. 780374-0002. 2000 FREIGHTLINER CLASSIC – Cat 475 (330,000 km. complete inframe), 12/40 Rears, 3.70 Ratio, 18 spd. trans., 60” flat top bunk, new tires, wet kit, certified until Mar./12, lots of work done in last three years. Very good condition. Ph. 780-678-6153 or 780-3732257, leave message. 2001 MAZDA TRIBUTE SUV 4WD – Nice, clean unit. Command start, sunroof, p/w, p/l. Very dependable. $5,500 obo. 780-878-4822.

Bernie von Tettenborn, Owner 5218-46 St., Camrose

1996 MAZDA B4000 EXT. CAB 4WD – V6, 5-speed, very nice condition. Brand new tires, clean inside and out, canopy, $4,700 obo. 780-878-4822.

PONTIAC GRAND AM – Four-door, 160,000 km., $2,500. 780-679-0484. 1989 LINCOLN TOWN CAR – 5.0 L injection motor. Ph, 780672-1909 after 10 a.m. 1999 NISSAN FRONTIER SE – V6, 4x4, ext. cab, loaded, lots of extras, garage kept, 96,500 km., $6,500. Ph. 780-672-1294 after 6 p.m.

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

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Fall AUTO CARE Winter’s coming! It’s inevitable. So be ready for it. See the businesses on the following pages for great service and savings.

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Make plans now for safe winter driving Thanks to global climate change, many of the weather patterns we've grown accustomed to in the past are no longer the norm today. It seems much of the country experiences shorter than normal days of moderate spring and fall weather, with seasons simply switching from scorching sun one moment to chilly temperatures and snow the next. That means it's never too early to take a refresher course in preparing for safe winter driving. Winter weather takes all of the usual road hazards and steps them up a n otch. Slippery roadways, congestion, road rage, pedestrian traffic -- all of these situations seem magnified when the weather is poor and daylight is waning. Although winter driving may be frustrating, there are ways to prepare for the season and prevent accidents and injuries. Prepare It's important to check that a vehicle is in top shape before the cold weather sets in. Pay special attention to the tires. If tires are bald or their wear is signficant, that could prove

hazardous on weather-slicked roads. Have tires replaced before the first snowfall. The same can be said when switching from regular performance tires to all-weather or snow tires. Be sure to change all of the tires on the car, even if it is j ust a f ront-wheel drive vehicle. Now is the time to also get a tune-up on the vehicle. Cold weather can make it hard for a car to perform at its best, and any problems should be eliminated before they spiral out of control. Be sure to top off any fluids in the car, especially windshield washer fluid you might need to improve visibility during a storm. Check the function of wiper blades and change them if they aren't up to snuff. Consult with a mechanic to find out if it is adviseable to switch motor oil viscosity during the winter to improve flow through the engine and help with cold start turnover. It also helps to stock up on supplies should you get stranded or stuck: - snow shovel - scraper/brush

- tire chains - flashlight (with extra batteries) - abrasive material, like cat litter, sand, or salt - jumper cables - flares or reflective triangles - brightly colored cloth to signal for help - empty water-tight container with candles, matches or lighter, bottled water, and a snack - sleeping bags or blankets, ski caps, and mittens - first-aid supplies Skidding How best to maneuver a car when it starts to skid depends on how the vehicle handles. If the rear wheels skid, turn the steering wheel, and subsequently the front wheels, in the same direction of the skid. If the front wheels skid, take your foot off the gas and shift to neutral. Don't try to steer immediately; the skid may slow, and traction could return. Then you can steer in the direction you want to go and put the car back into drive.

Keep in mind that even with expert maneuvering it can be tricky to recover from a skid on ice. Snow tires are not infallible and may be ineffective on icy roadways. Leaving Space One of the best things a person can do when driving in winter weather is to slow down and add much more room for reacting to roadway conditions. Driving slowly and braking slowly may help to prevent skids. Also, should a skid occur, having more room between you and another vehicle helps you to maneuver elsewhere or come to a s top without causing an accident. When visibility is poor, leaving extra room means you can react if something suddenly veers into the path of the car or you missed seeing it through the snow and sleet. Stranded or Stuck Should the car break down or it becomes stuck in the snow, there are some things you can do. Be sure to steer or push the car to a s afe location, if possible. Put up warning flares or

triangles so that you are visible and leave the four-way flashers on if the battery is operable. You can try "rocking" the car, by putting it in drive and hitting the gas, then in reverse and pressing on the accelerator to create a valley in the snow that might free the car. Use your abrasive material to provide traction. You can also attempt to shovel out the tires. If the car is inoperable, stay in the vehicle out of harm's way and call for help on a m obile phone. Leave a window cracked open if you will be running the engine for periodic heat. The National Safety Council says that you can run the engine for heat about once every hour, or every half hour in severe cold. Be sure to clean snow from around the end of the tail pipe to prevent carbon monoxide buildup. For extra heat, don blankets or a s leeping bag to prevent hypothermia. Driving in winter conditions can be exhausting and hazardous. Being prepared for common scenarios decreases risk of accidents.

Adjust your mirrors to reduce vehicle blind spots (MS) -- Many drivers have experienced the scenario on the road where they’ve attempted to change lanes believing the coast is clear, only to catch sight of a vehicle in the lane adjacent to them at the last minute. The car seemingly comes out of nowhere, but it probably was just in the driver’s blind spot. Accidents due to blind spots can be reduced and avoided if

drivers take the time to properly adjust their mirrors prior to setting off. Here’s how to adjust your mirrors for optimal view to avoid blind spots. • Adjust the rearview mirror so y ou can see the centre of the rear window. • Lean your head over until it almost touches the driver’s window, and then position the side mirror on the vehicle’s left side so

you can just see the rear quarter panel (the rear of the car) in the mirror. Note this will have it positioned farther out than you probably had it before. You shouldn’t be able to see the side of your car. • Lean your head to just between the two front seats, at your normal height, and position the right side mirror so you can just see the rear quarter panel of the passenger side in the mirror.

• Be observant while driving after adjusting the mirrors in this fashion. Watch how a car passing you begins in the center of your rearview mirror. As it approaches you, it moves to the side of your rearview mirror, and at the same time appears in your side mirror. This indicates there is no rear blind spot, because there is the correct overlap between the mirrors. Also

now your side mirrors do a much better job of covering the blind spot on the side of your vehicle. Even after adjusting the mirrors to reduce blind spots, it is still recommended to give a glance over your shoulders to clear the lane as a p recaution. A motorcycle or bicyclist may still be small enough to fit in a tiny blind spot, and it’s worth the extra check.

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Chev Sonic Serious competitor with fun spirit

Graeme Davidson McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet By Dan Jensen

The all-new Chevrolet Sonic at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC blends small car practicality with a passion for driving. "Its combination of great design, fun driving experience and the latest connectivity features create a se rious competitor with a f un spirit," said McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC dealer principal Will McClellan. The Sonic is offered in two body styles: a stylish four-door sedan and a sporty five-door, each of which delivers class-leading rear-seat roominess and cargo space. "From every angle, Sonic sedan and five-door models convey strength, stability and refinement," said McClellan. At firstglance, the five-door model looks like a three-door hatch because the rear door handles are directly located in the "C" pillar area. The rear of the five-door continues with unconventional details, including exposed, motorcycle-inspired rear headlamps. Details that reinforce Sonic's quality and attention to detail include chrome grille surrounds and matte black honeycomb grille inserts on all models. A wide, planted stance with wheels at the corners proportions conveys performance, while progressive raked body lines suggest movement, even when the car is stationary. A range of large wheel sizes, including 17-inch alloy wheels, reinforces the sporty demeanor. Inspired interior Sonic's cabin complements the motorcycleinspired exterior with a detailed instrument cluster featuring a la rge, round analog tachometer set within an asymmetrical LCD readout, with large digital speedometer display. The mid-instrument panel surface is a vailable in two colours (dark titanium and brick) and flows

seamlessly into the upper doors with premium lowglass finishes. The automatic shift knob has a " cobra head" design, while the manual shifter has a ch romefinished knob. Tubular outboard climate controls protrude from the instrument panel surface. The interior includes storage compartment in the centre stacks and doors. The rear seats fold flat for carrying larger items. Front bucket seats are standard and heated front seats are available. Powertrains Chevrolet Sonic models are powered by efficient, power-dense small-displacement engines, including the Ecotec 1.4 litre turbo and the Ecotec 1.8 lite – t he same engines used in the new Chevrolet Cruze. Three transmissions are available: a five-speed manual and six-speed automatic with the 1.8 litre, and a six-speed manual with the 1.4 litre turbo. The Ecotec 1.4 litre turbo's power ratings are estimated at 138 horsepower (103 kW) and 148 lb.-ft. of torque (200 Nm) between 1,850 and 4,900 rpm. The wide rpm range for the maximum torque – a specific trait of turbocharged engines – helps the engine deliver a better driving experience and performance. Premium design elements give the engine world-class smoothness and durability. The turbocharger is integrated within the exhaust manifold for reduced weight and greater packaging flexibility in small vehicles. A reinforced crankshaft and stronger connecting rods deliver additional strength to support the engine's pressurized power and torque over a wide rpm band. The naturally aspirated Ecotec 1.8 litre engine has many of the same features of the Ecotec 1.4 litre turbo. It is a compact and durable four-cylinder

engine designed for low maintenance, low emissions, and fuel efficiency. Its two-stage variable intake manifold allows approximately 90 per cent of peak torque to be available from 2,400 to 6,500 rpm. It is estimated at 135 horsepower (101 kW), along with 123 lb.-ft. of torque (167 Nm) at 3,800 rpm. Athletic ride The Sonic brings agility and a fun-to-drive feel that is ra re in the segment. Engineers who also work on the Corvette tuned the Son's confident ride and handling, giving it a m ore direct and athletic feel, while balancing the vehicle for the broad range of driving conditions in North America. All models feature a M acPherson strut front suspension with coil springs and a stabilizer bar, and a se mi-independent, torsion beam axle-mount compound link-type rear suspension – f eaturing a robust, tubular V-shape beam – w ith gas-charged shocks. The front and rear tracks are identical at 59.4 inches (1,509 mm), for well-planted stability and excellent balance. Electronic power steering is standard and features a wear compensator that continually adjusts the system interaction with the steering gear to ensure precise steering action over the life of the system. Sonic's body structure is designed to be one of the stiffest in the segment. Its rigidity enabled engineers to tune the ride and handling more precisely. Sonic's unique "flat top frame" cradle, for example, assures optimal stiffness in the front chassis portion of the vehicle. The rear axle is essentially a s traight axle without contour for packaging retstraints and reduced noise, vibration and harshness. A comprehensive safety package adds peace of mind with standard Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS), the StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, and up to 10 available airbags.

See the new Chevrolet Sonic at McClellan Wheaton Chevrolet Buick GMC at 3850-48 Avenue, Camrose. Phone 780-672-7355 and ask for one of the friendly sales professionals.


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Vehicle(s) may be shown with optional equipment. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Limited time offers. Offers may be cancelled at any time without notice. See your Ford Dealer for complete details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. *Purchase a new 2011 [F-150 Super Cab 5.0L XLT 4x4/ Ranger Super Cab Sport 4x2/ F-250 Super Duty Super Cab XLT 4x4 Western Edition] for [$29,999/ $14,999/ $39,999] after Total Manufacturer Rebate of [$7,500/ $6,000/ $8,000] deducted. Taxes payable on full amount of purchase price after Manufacturer Rebate has been deducted. Offers include freight and air tax (where applicable) of [$1,550/ $1,450/ $1,550], but excludes license, fuel fill charge, insurance, dealer PDI, registration, PPSA, administration fees (may vary by dealer), any environmental charges or fees, and all applicable taxes. Delivery Allowances can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Delivery Allowances are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. †† Receive $10,000/ $7,500/ $6,000/ $8,000 in Manufacturer Rebates with the purchase or lease of a new 2011 [Super Duty Diesel/ F-150 Super Cab 5.0L XLT 4x4/ Ranger Super Cab Sport 4x2/ F-250 Super Duty Super Cab XLT 4x4 Western Edition]. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford of Canada at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Manufacturer Rebates are not combinable with any fleet consumer incentives. ‡‡ Offer only valid from September 1, 2011 to October 31, 2011 (the “Offer Period”) to resident Canadians with a Costco membership on or before August 31, 2011. Use this $1,000CDN Costco member offer towards the purchase or lease of a new 2011/2012 Ford/Lincoln vehicle (excluding Fiesta, Focus, Ranger, Raptor, GT500, Mustang Boss 302, Transit Connect EV & Medium Truck) (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). The Eligible Vehicle must be delivered and/or factory-ordered from your participating Ford/Lincoln dealer within the Offer Period. Offer is only valid at participating dealers, is subject to vehicle availability, and may be cancelled or changed at any time without notice. Only one (1) offer may be applied towards the purchase or lease of one (1) Eligible Vehicle, up to a maximum of two (2) separate Eligible Vehicle sales per Costco Membership Number. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with an eligible Costco member. This offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford Motor Company of Canada at either the time of factory order (if ordered within the Offer Period) or delivery, but not both. Offer is not combinable with any CPA/GPC or Daily Rental incentives, the Commercial Upfit Program or the Commercial Fleet Incentive Program (CFIP). Applicable taxes calculated before $1,000CDN offer is deducted. ▼Program in effect from October 1, 2011 to January 3, 2012 (the “Program Period”) To qualify, customer must turn in a 2005 model year or older vehicle that is in running condition (able to start and move and without missing parts) and has been properly registered/plated or insured for the last 3 months (the “Criteria”). Eligible customers will receive [$500]/[$1,000]/[$2,500]/[$3,000] towards the purchase or lease of a new 2011/2012 Ford [Fiesta (excluding S), Focus (excluding S)]/[Fusion (excluding SE), Taurus (excluding SE), Mustang (excluding Value Leader), Escape (excluding XLT I4 Manual), Transit Connect (excluding EV), Ranger (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Edge (excluding SE), Flex (excluding SE), Explorer (excluding base)]/[F-150 (excluding Regular Cab 4x2 XL), Expedition, E-Series]/[F250-550] – all Raptor, GT500, BOSS302, and Medium Truck models excluded (each an “Eligible Vehicle”). Taxes payable before Rebate amount is deducted. To qualify: (i) customer must, at the time of the Eligible Vehicle sale, provide the Dealer with (a)sufficient proof of Criteria, and (b) signed original ownership transferring customer vehicle to the Authorized Recycler; and (ii) Eligible Vehicle must be purchased, leased, or factory ordered during the Program Period. Offer only available to residents of Canada and payable in Canadian dollars. Offer is transferable to persons domiciled with the owner of the recycled vehicle. Offer can be used in conjunction with most retail consumer offers made available by Ford at either the time of factory order or delivery, but not both. Offer not available on any vehicle receiving CPA, GPC, or Daily Rental Rebates and the Commercial Fleet Rebate Program (CFIP). Limited time offer, see dealer for details or call the Ford Customer Relationship Centre at 1-800-565-3673. ^^Estimated fuel consumption ratings for the 2011 F-150 Super Cab 5.0L XLT 4x4 [15.0L/100km (19 MPG) city and 10.5L/100km (27 MPG) hwy], 2011 Ranger Sport Super Cab 4x2 Manual [13.5L/100km (21 MPG) city and 9.8L/100km (29 MPG) hwy]. Fuel consumption ratings based on Transport Canada-approved test methods. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on road conditions, vehicle loading, vehicle equipment, and driving habits. ◆ Some mobile phones and some digital media players may not be fully compatible – check for a listing of mobile phones, media players, and features supported. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford recommends that drivers use caution when using mobile phones, even with voice commands. Only use mobile phones and other devices, even with voice commands, not essential to driving when it is safe to do so. ■ © 2011 Sirius Canada Inc. “SIRIUS”, the SIRIUS dog logo, channel names and logos are trademarks of SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. and are used under licence. ©2011 Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited. All rights reserved.

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*The 2011 “Drive In and Winâ€? contest consists of a scratch and win instant win promotion and an online sweepstakes with regional prizes. A skill-testing question must be correctly answered. Instant prizes range in value from $3.75 to $18.00. Complete contest details available at The instant win contest closes on December 17, 2011 (December 16, 2011 in Quebec) or while supplies of offi cial “Drive In and Winâ€? cards last (whichever occurs ďŹ rst). There are 500 First Prizes, 200 Second Prizes and 6 Grand Prizes awarded on a regional basis for the online sweepstakes portion of the “Drive In and Winâ€? contest. Online sweepstakes ends with all entries received by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on December 17, 2011. Regional allocation and approximate retail value of sweepstakes prizes is as follows: BlackBerryÂŽ PlayBookTM (approx. value: $555.00)/BOSEÂŽ SoundDockÂŽ Portable Speaker System (approx. value: $499.00)/Full-size Commercial Quality Jukebox + 500-song Music Download Card (approx. value: $4,999.99). British Columbia (including Northwest Territories): 50/20/1, Alberta: 100/40/1, Prairies: 50/20/1, Ontario: 150/60/1, Quebec: 100/40/1, Atlantic: 50/20/1. Service and pricing applicable only at participating Chrysler, Jeep ÂŽ, Dodge, Ram dealers until December 17, 2011. Prices do not include taxes. Dealers are free to set individual prices. See your participating Chrysler, Jeep ÂŽ, Dodge, Ram dealer for complete details. Incentive offer applicable only at participating Chrysler, JeepÂŽ, Dodge, Ram dealers. ÂŽJeep is a registered trademark of Chrysler Group LLC, used under license by Chrysler Canada Inc.


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A sluggish car could mean any number of things, each of which could be expensive. But drivers often overlook an inexpensive part of the car's mechanics that can be contributing to slower acceleration and overconsumption of fuel -- the air filter. A vehicle has air filters and fuel filters that help to remove impurities and promote better engine performance. Over time, these filters can become clogged with grime and debris. A cl ogged filter cannot thoroughly do its job and impurities could be making their way into the engine and other systems of the car, compromising performance. Experts say that thoroughly maintaining air filters is one of the single-most inexpensive and effective ways to improve overall vehicle performance. Changing a c ar's filters on a reg ular basis can have a significant impact on engine life. Understanding how an air filter works helps a p erson realize why replacing them when clogged is essential. A vehicle's engine is a la rge, gas-fired air pump. Air comes through the air intake and travels through the air filter. Gas is added to the air and compressed in the cylinders. When the air-gas mixture is dense enough, the spark plugs fire to ignite the mixture and power the car's pistons. When all the pistons fire as they should, the driveshaft turns and the car moves. Because this process requires a specific air and gas ratio, the air filter is important. Dirty filters can "choke" the engine, preventing it from turning over. It can also decrease the efficiency of the vehicle, thereby decreasing fuel efficiency. Many oil change shops will offer to change an air filter at an additional charge. Some places will mark up the air filter replacement, and it could cost drivers a lot of money. Actually, replacing an air filter is a re latively easy procedure -- one most do-it-yourselfers can handle. The air filter is ge nerally housed in a la rge, plastic black box under the hood. The box cover is often held in place with large metal clips or screws. Therefore, bring screwdrivers along for replacement. Once the box is located, open it up to reveal the filter. Inside the filter is often white, bright yellow, orange, or red. Remove the grimy filter and set aside. (Older cars may have a doughnut-shaped air filter housed in a round box). Place the filter in the chamber and reseal the clips or screws on the cover. Give the car a test spin to ensure the filter is working as it should. A driver may notice improved pick-up on the vehicle.

ON NOW AT YOUR ALBERTA BUICK GMC DEALERS. 1-800-GM-DRIVE. GMC is a brand of General Motors of Canada. x/W/††/+/¥¥/*Offers apply to the purchase of a 2011 GMC Terrain FWD SLE(R7A), 2011 GMC Acadia FWD(R7B) equipped as described. Freight included ($1,450). License, insurance, registration, PPSA, administration fees and taxes not included. Dealers are free to set individual prices. Offer available to retail customers in Canada between September 1, 2011 and October 31, 2011. Limited quantities of 2011 models available. See dealer for details. x $4,700 manufacturer to dealer delivery credit available on 2011 GMC Acadia FWD (tax exclusive) for retail customers only. Other cash credits available on most models. See your GM dealer for details. ††0% purchase financing offered on approved credit by Ally Credit for 48 months on new or demonstrator 2011 Chevrolet / GMC / Buick Equinox, Terrain, Traverse, Acadia, Enclave and Cruze. 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 $208.33 for 48 months. Cost of borrowing is $0, total obligation is $10,000. Offer is unconditionally interest-free. Freight ($1,450) 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. WFuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2011 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. +The Best Buy seal is a registered trademark of Consumers Digest Communications, LLC,used under licence. ¥¥ 2011 GMC Terrain FWD equipped with standard 2.4L ECOTEC I-4 engine. Fuel consumption ratings based on Natural Resources Canada’s 2011 Fuel Consumption Guide. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. **Based on 2010 Energuide submissions/competitive websites. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. Excludes other GM vehicles. 2011 data unavailable at time of print.

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Winter definitely is not a comfortable season. True, there might be some great warm sunny days, but most of the time it’s cold and snowy for the better part of the country. What’s worse, the weather is difficult to forecast with any precision. Consequently, you and your vehicle must be ready for just about any situation.




Therefore, have you verified your car or truck’s fluid levels? Granted, today’s cars and trucks need less care and maintenance than in the past. In most cases, these are provided by the dealer. However, even the best dealer in the world can’t calculate and check all the fluids under the hood as you drive along. There ON ACADIA



are some things that car owners can (and must) still do to maintain their vehicles. Checking fluids is one of them. Above all, be sure the windshield washer reservoir is f illed up with high quality, very low temperature liquid. Don’t try to save a few miserable pennies on cheap windshield washer fluid









that will have a tendency to freeze on very cold days. While you’re at it, be sure the engine is cold so you can have a look at the level of antifreeze in the radiator. If your vehicle is a f ew years old, it might be wise to have it checked by your mechanic for its capacity to sustain very low temperatures.


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While the hood is open and your fingers dirty, why not verify the level of the brake master cylinder, the engine oil, the power steering pump oil and, if possible, the transmission oil. In each case, check first with the owner’s manual. If you are not familiar with performing such operations, have your mechanic do it!

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Depreciation is a major factor in buying and selling a vehicle. The average auto can lose 30 percent of its value after the first year. After three years -- the duration of most leases -- the car's value may have decreased by as much as 50 percent. Those looking to sell or trade-in cars will need to emphasize maintenance to get the most for their vehicle. There are ways to reduce a vehicle's depreciation and improve its resale value, whether selling to a private buyer or trading in the auto to a dealership.

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1. Buy the "right" car in the first place. Some models and brands simply hold their value better than others. Dealerships will promote this fact when attempting to sell a car. Choosing these types of vehicles can mean a better resale value later on. 2. Keep geography in mind. A convertible won't be as popular in Alaska as it will be in southern Florida. Don't buy a vehicle that goes against the norm in a particular geographic area. Otherwise, sellers will be left with a car with little resale value.

3. Stick to standard colors. Fad colors, such as lime green or bright orange, may turn heads, but they'll be harder to find buyers for later on. This could reduce the asking price for the vehicle when it comes time to sell. 4. Choose the right upgrades. A fa ncy stereo system or top-of-the-line navigation system won't necessarily add value to the vehicle. However, leather seats, a s unroof and an automatic transmission are popular among buyers. 5. Maintain the vehicle. Keep records of maintenance

that show the car was well cared for. Follow manufacturers' maintenence schedules for oil changes and tire rotation, among other things. 6. Trade in like for like. A seller may get a better trade-in rate on a used car if he or she is buying the same make in the new vehicle. Keep in mind that if a buyer is thinking about keeping a car until it's racked up tons of miles and is generally older than dust, depreciation values really won't matter much. In those instances, he or she should simply purchase the car liked the best.

Maintaining a vehicle is a great way to stay safe on the road while extending the car's life. Routine maintenance can keep a c ar running like new for years as long as vehicle owners stay on top of things and stick to a maintenance schedule. Most drivers are aware of when to get their oil changed and other fluids checked, but not all drivers know how to maintain their vehicle's tires. Proper tire maintenance makes a car safer for drivers and their passengers and can even pad a driver's pocket with a l ittle extra money. * Routinely check tire pressure. Tire-related crashes are most often caused by underinflated tires. Underinflation isn't always caused by a leak. In fact, gradual loss of pressure is natural, particularly when the seasons change and temperatures dip. An underinflated tire makes handling difficult and can even cause structural damage to a vehicle. Drivers should check their vehicle's tire pressure at least once a m onth. Those who have long commutes should check their tire pressure more frequently, and it's always a good idea to check tire pressure before and after a long road trip. Recommended tire pressures are listed in the owner's manual. * Look for abnormal wear and tear. Tires will wear down over time, gradually losing tread. However, drivers should inspect tires for excessive wear and tear, which could be indicative of other issues, including underinflation and alignment problems with steering and suspension. Additional issues to look for include bulges or cracks on the sidewalls or tread and any signs of a punctured tire. * Rotate tires. Most drivers have heard of tire rotation but might not know how often tires should be rotated or even why rotation is necessary. The owner's manual will solve the first problem, identifying how often tires should be rotated (most suggest every 6,000 miles). As for why it's good to rotate tires, doing so helps achieve even tread and extend the life of the tires. Tires are expensive, and rotation can help drivers get more bang for their buck. Drivers of front-wheel drive vehicles will notice their front tires wear down faster than their rear tires. That's because the front tires are doing most of the work, bearing the brunt of the force of braking, steering and driving. Rotating tires effectively levels the playing field. * Stay balanced. Sometimes tires become unbalanced. When taking a car in for routine maintenance, ask the mechanic to see if there are any issues regarding balance. Out of balance tires can cause significant issues that stretch beyond just uneven tread wear. An out of balance tire can wear down the vehicle's suspension. When driving at highway speeds, drivers might notice a considerable thumping. This is often indicative of an out of balance tire. Continued on page 38

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* Stay cool. Sudden tire failure can often be traced back to overheated tires. A tire can overheat for a n umber of reasons, including aggressive driving. Frequently driving on coarse surfaces or at high speeds can also increases tire temperatures, as does ambient temperature. Driving at high speeds on a very hot day increases the risk of sudden tire failure, as does driving at high speeds on coarse surfaces. To reduce tire temperature, avoid doing these things simultaneously. If it's an especially hot day, for example, don't drive aggressively and maintain lower speeds. * Don't mix and match. A vehicle's balance can be affected significantly if owners mix and match their tires. Having different tires on the left and right sides is l ikely to upset a car's balance. When installing tires, do so in front or rear pairs or even complete sets. Pairs should also be the same size, brand and type, and should have the same tread wear as well. Should one tire go bad, it's almost always worth it to buy two tires. When buying two, always put the two new tires on the rear wheels, regardless of which type of transmission (rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, etc.) the vehicle has. The rear wheels need maximum traction so the vehicle can remain stable. * Don't overload a t ire. Check tires for their maximum load range, which will be listed on the tire sidewall. This maximum load should never be exceeded. Doing so will increase tire wear and shorten the tire's life. Excessive load also increases the risk of sudden tire failure. It's important to note the maximum passenger and cargo load intended by the vehicle manufacturer is often significantly less than what the vehicle can actually hold. But drivers must adhere to this figure to ensure their vehicles are safe and reduce the risk of sudden tire failure.

Help your car withstand harsh winter weather conditions (MS) -- Automobiles can be very resilient. Drivers typically don't treat their cars with kid gloves, but most cars keep chugging along in spite of it. Of course, drivers who treat their cars well can expect to get as much in return from their vehicles. That's especially true when winter weather arrives, which is the harshest season vehicles must endure every year. Harsh weather coupled with less-thanideal roadways typically take their toll on a vehicle as the season progresses, and it's up to drivers to help their cars withstand the elements of winter and make it to spring in drivable condition. Short of moving to a locale that's

warm and sunny 12 months a year, there's little drivers can do to avoid winter weather; however, there are several ways drivers can prepare their vehicles for the months ahead. * Address your antifreeze. Much like a winter coat protects people from winter weather, antifreeze protects vehicles when the weather outside is frightful. Not every antifreeze is created equal, and inadequate antifreeze can cause water pump failure and even a cracked engine block. Drivers often fail to monitor their antifreeze levels throughout the winter, which can hurt their cars and might even be harmful to the envi-

ronment. Traditional ethylene glycol, or EG, antifreezes have a sweet smell and taste that attracts animals and, if ingested, can harm local wildlife or even household pets. Propylene glycol antifreeze does not boast a sweet smell or taste, and though safe if ingested, reduces the likelihood that animals will be drawn to it. * Check the vehicle's charging system. Car batteries are forced to work harder in cold weather, making it easier for a battery to die when the mercury drops. To avoid being stranded in the cold, ask your mechanic to check the vehicle's charging system before the onset of winter

to ensure the battery is ready for the cold months ahead. * Don't tread lightly. Tire treads are especially important during the colder months, when icy or snow-packed roads make driving a d angerous undertaking. Tires with adequate traction are better equipped to handle roads that might be covered in ice, dirt or grime from sand and salt trucks. Check tire pressure regularly, especially when the temperatures are colder, and always inflate tires to the manufacturer-recommended PSI. PSI ratings can often be found on the driver's side door. * Monitor motor oil. An engine is only as good as the

motor oil that keeps it lubricated. Poor lubrication results in friction between engine components, ultimately leading to wear and potentially taking years off engine life. * Maintain visibility. Visibility is especially poor during the winter months when falling snow and dirt and grime are kicked up from the rear tires of other vehicles, making it difficult to see. To maintain adequate visibility throughout the winter, inspect wiper blades to make sure they are in peak condition. Be sure the blade fully clears the windshield of snow, rain and any other debris that might find its way into your driving line of vision.

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A new addition to the Alberta Legislature recognizes the courageous and intrepid religious women who helped to found the province, providing health care, education and social services to pioneer communities. A bronze monument unveiled last week honours all the congregations of Sisters who served across the province and celebrates their legacy of care and compassion carried on by others today. “This monument serves as a powerful tribute to the impact the Catholic Sisters have had on so many lives in our province, including my own. As a young child, I experienced the care and compassion of the Catholic Sisters firsthand, and this is a fitting way to honour their service, dedica-

tion, and care to countless Albertans,” said Premier Ed Stelmach. The Catholic Sisters’ Legacy Recognition Project is b eing led by Covenant Health in collaboration with the Catholic community. The monument was funded by donations from various organizations and individuals. “They taught school, fed the hungry, visited the distraught, housed orphans and tended the sick. These were no small tasks when you consider how little they had and how primitive conditions were,” says Gordon Self, executive sponsor of the Catholic Sisters’ Legacy Recognition Project. “It is f rom these humble beginnings that we have been able to build the Catholic schools, hospitals and social agencies we are so proud of today.” Over 70 orders of Sisters

have served in Alberta in the past 150 years. The first were three Sisters of Charity of Montreal (Grey Nuns) who arrived in Lac St. A nne, September 24, 1859. They were among the first Caucasian women who arrived in the region before Confederation. In September 1863, the Grey Nuns opened a n ew convent in St. Albert, which operated as the first hospital, orphanage and school, in what was then the Northwest Territories. “I am very grateful, it is wonderful recognition,” says Sister Annata Brockman about the tribute to all the Sisters who have made contributions in Alberta. “My hope is it will inspire others to carry on our work.” Local artist Herman Poulin from St. Paul, Alberta, was commissioned to create the Catholic

Sisters’ Legacy Recognition monument, Service Through Christ. For Poulin, the project brought him back to his childhood and stirred feelings of gratitude. “To work on the Sisters’ project is an honour. It is full circle for me,” says Herman. “In my primary school years, it was the Sisters who helped me discover my talent as a young artist. They called it a gift. Today, it is my turn to honour and respect my mentors.” The 10 foot bronze statue of a Sis ter holding a p iece of stained glass stands on a pedestal engraved with the names of the religious orders of Sisters who served in Alberta. The bronze figure moves through a foundation pillar and incorporates a crucifix around her neck, which Poulin defines as the source of her inner strength and purpose.

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Postal Code– – – – – – – – – Ph: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ WALMART Draw to be made Monday, Unit 400 Cornerstone October 17, 2011 6800-48 Avenue

Draw to be made Monday, October 17, 2011

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

Draw to be made Monday, October 17, 2011

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


Draw to be made Monday, October 17, 2011

CAMROSE SAFEWAY 6800-48 Avenue PHONE 780-672-8224

Beware of phone calls about viruses on your computer By Dan Jensen

Camrosians who receive a p hone call from someone telling them they have problems with their computer are being advised to hang up. "We've seen people whose computers have been compromised because they have done what the callers have asked them to do," said Steven Copland, service tech with 2nd Floor Computers. "We usually end up having to do a format and reinstall of their computer." The problems begin when a person who claims he or she represents Microsoft tells the person who answers that a v irus has been detected on his or her computer. That, said Copland, is the number one tipping point that something is wrong.

"If anyone calls from Microsoft you need to pretty much hang up because Microsoft will never ever call you for anything like that." To prove the computer is i nfected, the caller directs the owner to the event viewer, which shows a bunch of errors. "The average user does not know what the error is," said Copland. "They just see an error so they think that it is a v irus on a computer." Once the computer owner is c onvinced that he or she has a problem the caller offers to go into their computer to remove the virus. The owner is t hen asked if he or she would like to purchase an anti-virus software program (in reality it is malware, malicious software that is designed to disrupt or deny

operation, gather information that leads to loss of privacy or exploitation, gain unauthorized access to system resources, and other abusive behavior) with a credit card. "Once the owners of the computer give them their credit card number they pretty much have everything," said Copland. As risky as it is to give out a credit card number over the phone to someone you don't know, it is ev en more dangerous to let an unknown person get into your computer. "Most of the time people tend to stay away from providing their credit card number over the phone but they think it is ok to give a person remote access to their computer," said Copland. "In fact, that I would say is one of the most dangerous parts. If you do that

and you do any online banking per se, they can actually have the potential to access your bank account. The same thing with Facebook or Hotmail or anything like that." Camrose Police Service Constable Sarah Cartier said the Camrose Police have had a couple of calls from residents who have expressed concerns about the fraudsters. "If I w ere to give any advice to people regarding this it would be to just ignore them, or tell them that you will report them if they continue to call." Copland said he has done some research and found that most of the calls are originating from somewhere in India.

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Camrose Fire Department CIAL E P S encourages residents to SIONS A C C keep their homes safe O What’s the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course. With more than 360,000 home fires reported in the United States in 2009, according to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), your best defense is a good offense. That’s why the City of Camrose’s Fire Department is teaming up with NFPA during the October 9-15 to let our community know: It’s Fire Prevention Week. Protect your Family from Fire! This year’s campaign focuses on preventing the leading causes of home fires – c ooking, heating and electrical equipment, as well as candles and smoking materials. Additionally, it urges people to protect their homes and families with life-saving technology and planning. “In 2009, 2,565 people died in home fires. Nearly all of these deaths could have been prevented by taking a few simple precautions like having working smoke alarms and a h ome fire escape plan, keeping things that can burn away from the stove and always turning off space heaters before going to bed,” says Jeff Knopf, Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Camrose Fire Department. “Fire is dangerous, but by anticipating the hazards, you are much less likely to be one of the nearly 13,000 people injured in home fires each year.” The City of Camrose Fire Department offers the following tips for protecting your home and family from fire: Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove. Keep anything that can

burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater. Have a t hree-foot “kid-free zone” around open fires and space heaters. Replace or repair damaged or loose electrical cords. If you smoke, smoke outside. Use deep, wide ashtrays on a sturdy table. Blow out all candles when you leave the room or go to bed. Avoid the use of candles in the bedroom and other areas where people may fall asleep. “While preventing home fires in Camrose is always our number one priority, it is not always possible,” Knopf continued. “Camrose’s residents need to provide the best protection to keep their homes and families safe in the event of a fire. This can be achieved by developing an escape plan which you practice regularly and equipping homes with life-saving technologies like smoke alarms and home fire sprinklers.” The following tips will help keep your family safe if there is a fire in your home: Install smoke alarms outside each sleeping area, and on every level of the home (including the basement); Interconnect all smoke alarms in the home so when one sounds, they all sound; Test smoke alarms at least monthly and replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old or sooner if they do not respond when tested; Make sure everyone in your home knows how to respond if the smoke alarm sounds; Pull together everyone in your household and make a

plan. Walk through your home and inspect all possible ways out. Households with children should consider drawing a floor plan of your home, marking two ways out of each room, including windows and doors; If you are building or remodeling your home, consider installing home fire sprinklers. The City of Camrose Fire Department will be hosting activities during Fire Prevention Week to promote It’s Fire Prevention Week. Protect your Family from Fire! Through these educational, family-oriented activities, residents can learn more about the power of prevention and available technologies to protect their own families from fire. October 11 – R esidential Fire Alarm testing in the area of Enevold Drive from 68 Street to Elliott. October 12 – Camrose Great Escape, families’ are encouraged to participate in a c ity-wide fire drill at 6:00 pm. Look for fire trucks in your neighborhoods and receive prizes. October 15 – Canadian Tire Fire Safety Day 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. fire truck display and safety information and questions answered. October 16 – Fire Hall Pancake Breakfast 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.; cost: adults $7.00, children $4.00 (age seven and under free). To find out more about Fire Prevention Week programs and activities in Camrose, please contact the Camrose Fire Department at 780.672.2906. To learn more about “It’s Fire Prevention Week. Protect your Family from Fire!” visit NFPA’s Web site at www.


Domino’s Pizza delivers fire safety messages Submitted

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Sparky the Fire Dog are joining Domino’s Pizza of Canada to deliver fire safety messages to Domino’s customers, and for some surprised families, their order will be free. As part of Fire Prevention Week, October 9 t o 15, customers who order from participating Domino’s Pizza stores throughout Canada in October may get a special Domino’s delivery aboard a fire engine. If all the smoke alarms in the home are working, the pizza order is free. If a smoke alarm is n ot working, the firefighters will replace the batteries or install a fully functioning fire safety device. “We are so exc ited to join the NFPA for this creative fire safety campaign,” said John Popkey, Domino’s Pizza of Canada. “We have seen the success that Domino’s Pizza in the U.S. has experienced over the past three years while working with the NFPA on this initiative, and we look forward to participating and spreading fire safety messages throughout Canada. We are sure it will make a lasting impression on many families when a team of firefighters makes the delivery!”

This year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week is Protect Your Family From Fire, focusing on the small actions that can make a b ig difference: c reating a h ome escape plan, installing and checking home smoke alarms and installing home fire sprinklers. “More than 2,500 people per year die in home fires and most of these fires can be prevented by following a f ew simple safety tips,” said Lorraine Carli, NFPA’s vice president of communications. “We appreciate Domino’s help in delivering information to millions of people in their homes to let them know what steps they can take to prevent fire and protect their family from it.” Fire Safety Tips from NFPA and Domino’s: Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you must leave, even for a short time, turn off the stove. Keep fixed and portable space heaters at least three feet from anything that can burn. Turn off heaters when you leave the room or go to sleep. Ask smokers to smoke outside. Have sturdy, deep ashtrays for smokers. Keep matches and lighters

up high, out of the reach of children, preferably in a cabinet with a child lock. Replace cords that are cracked, damaged, have broken plugs, or have loose connections. Keep candles at least one foot from anything that can burn. Blow out candles when you leave the room or go to sleep. Make a h ome fire escape plan and practice it at least twice a year. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms and outside sleeping areas. Interconnect smoke alarms throughout the home. When one sounds, they all sound. Test smoke alarms at least once a m onth and replace conventional batteries once a year or when the alarm “chirps” to tell you the battery is l ow. Replace any smoke alarm that is m ore than 10 years old. If you are building or remodeling your home, install residential fire sprinklers. Sprinklers can contain and may even extinguish a fire in less time than it would take the fire department to arrive. Visit for more safety information.

Children of Wes and Doris Mannen would like to invite you to their Open House for their 50th wedding anniversary on Sat., Oct. 22, 1-4 p.m. at New Norway Hall. Everyone Welcome!

Dallas and Ashley Sehlstrom of Bashaw are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Shaya Marie, born April 21, 2011 weighing 6 lbs, 3 oz. and 19.25 inches long. Proud grandparents: Harry and Charlene Friend of Rosalind and Carl and Yvonne Sehlstrom of Bashaw.

My Mommy’s now a Doctor!

As of June 6, 2011, Cheryl Pollard, daughter of Rita and Bill Webster of Camrose, has completed her studies and graduated from U of A School of Nursing with a PhD in Nursing. She is now teaching nursing to eager students of all ages at Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton

Mr. and Mrs. Robin Trach along with Mr. and Mrs. Don Bendfeld are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Colette Karolina to Dallas Lee October 22, 2011, Camrose United Church at 2 p.m. Dance to follow at the Strome Community Hall

Happy 10th Birthday Chloe! xoxo Mom, Dad, Ethan, Hayden

SURPRISE SOMEONE! Recognize a special occasion with an ad on this page!

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For Want Ad service, please phone 780-672-3142 before six on Friday 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 30 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 DR. “MA C” SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND for post-graduate education in nursing is accepting memorials. To donate or for applications and information, please write to AARN Education Trust Fund. 11620-168 St., Edmonton, AB T5M 4A6. LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE – Family smorg style breakfast at Moose Family Center, Sun., Oct. 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Adults, $6.00; Students, $5.00. TOFIELD DANCE CLUB – Dance October 15, 2011 - Tofield Community Hall. Live Band: Chwill Brothers. Doors: 7 p.m.; Dance 8 p.m. - midnight. Lunch, 10:30. Open to over 18 years. Contact Inez/Arnie, 780-662-3608.

SOUP AND SANDWICH LUNCHEON – St. Andrews Anglican Church, 4713-50 St., Friday, Oct. 21, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $8/person. CHRISTMAS MARKET: FORESTBURG COMMUNITY CENTRE – Saturday, Nov. 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Book your tables now! Phone 780582-3668, Fax 780-582-2233 or email ROSEA LTA LODGE TEA, CRAFT SALE, SILENT AUCTION – 4318-53 St., Camrose, Thurs., Oct. 27, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Tea: $2. Donations of crafts or silent auction items greatly appreciated. ROSALIND CHRISTMAS MARKET will be held Sunday, Nov. 20 from 1 - 5 p.m. To book a table call Teresa at 780-375-2350. BENEFIT SUPPER, GOSPEL CONCERT & SILENT AUCTION _ For Alvin Turcotte and Sandra Cunningham, Oct. 29, Bashaw Community Centre. Doors Open 5:30 p.m., Supper, 6 - 7 p.m., Entertainment, 7:30 p.m. Adults: Supper and Concert, $20; Supper only $15; Concert only, $10; Children 6 - 12 years Supper and Concert, $10, Concert only $5; 6 and under: Free. For advance tickets or more information call Shirley Johnson, 780-372-4344 or Daphine Turcotte, 780-372-3701. Tickets also available at the door. ROUND HILL HALLOWEEN MARKET AND COSTUME PARADE – Monday, Oct. 24, 5 - 7 p.m. For tables call Maryellen, 780672-7353. CAMROSE AND AREA STROKE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION – Come out and meet people of any age who are stroke survivors just like you. This next meeting is a potluck lunch. Thursday, Oct. 13, 12:00 Noon, Camrose Fire Hall, 201 Mount Pleasant Dr. Guest Speaker: Kris Nelson OT. (Session will help you regain your driver’s license.) This group will meet monthly on the second Thursday of the month. The meetings will highlight recreational activities, educational speakers and time for socializing. Please contact us for more information or if you need transportation to the meeting. Sandra, 780-608-7658 or email: or Brenda, 780-672-6426. ROUND HILL ELKS’ #71 FALL SOCIAL – Chicken and rib dinner, Sat., Nov. 5 at Conmunity Centre. Doors open 6:00 p.m. Supper, 7:00 p.m. Call Mel, 780608-1603 or Vern, 780-672-6081. KINGMAN PANCAKE BREAKFAST & FALL MARKET – Nov. 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Come and enjoy pancakes at your leisure at the Kingman Community Hall. For table books call Colleen, 780672-3712 or 780-662-3829.

THANK YOU THANK YOU! Heartfelt thanks to our family and friends who made our 50th anniversary, held at St. Peter’s Church, a most happy occasion. Special thanks to our children Lori-Ann, Brian, Shauna and Brent who planned the day and to the St. Peter’s CWL who served lunch. – Marlene and Mervin Pasula

HEARTFELT THANKS – We, the family of P.J. Bailey, were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support (in words and in deeds) following his recent passing. This has been and will continue to be an incredibly difficult time of sorrow and we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the following: - family - friends and neighbours, including P.J.’s many friends and acquaintances far and wide - the Augustana community - the staff and administration of Charlie Killam School and other schools in the Battle River School Division #31 - Bob’s musical friends and colleagues in the Alberta Band Association, Alberta Choral Federation, and Phi Beta Mu, throughout Alberta - Bob’s teaching colleagues, former and current students and their families - Reverend Larry Pederson of St. Francis Xavier Church - the Camrose community We are grateful for the kind, dignified and helpful demeanor of the staff at Burgar Funeral Home, especially Mr. John Person. We would also like to thank the wonderful musicians for P.J.’s prayer service and funeral (Joel Gray, Kathleen Corcoran, Dr. Roger Admiral, Charlene Brown, Dr. Ardelle Ries, and the members of Simply Brass – Tom Spila, Len Busse, Olav Traa, Norm Skretting) for their beautiful and expressive musical tribute to P.J., which meant a great deal to us.

PETS/PET SUPPLIES 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. BATTLE RIVER VETERINARY SERVICES Practice Limited to Companion Animals Experienced Professionals Providing Quality Care and Service 780-672-6999 5208-51 Avenue, Camrose LARGE COCKATIEL BIRD CAGE with stand, perches, feed cups, complete cover, $30. Ph. 780855-2130.

TO GIVE AWAY FREE: TAKE IT AWAY – Free standing basketball hoop. 780-6085653.

LOST AND FOUND LOST – Missing two black heifers, six months old. Missing since middle of Sept. Call 780-373-3485.

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

“The song has ended, but the melody lingers on...” Irving Berlin – Bob, Valerie, Brittany, and Halley Bailey WE WOULD LIKE TO EXTEND a sincere thank you for the sympathy, flowers and many acts of kindness shown to our family during the final days and passing of our mother, Theresa Nichols. We are extremely grateful for the professional care and compassion provided by Dr. Kumar, Dr. Peters, Nr. Ninian, Dr. Hermanutz and Dr. Groenwald; the staff of Aspen Cottage (Bethany Meadows), RoseAlta Lodge and St. Mary’s Hospital (Units 2 and 5). We especially want to send our gratitude to Brett Quartly for the funeral talk and for his encouragement, compassion and warmth to the family. Also, heartfelt thanks to the ladies of both Jubilee and Victoria Park congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses, who supplied such a generous lunch following the service. Our warmest thanks also extended to Burgar Funeral Home and the Norsemen Inn. In lieu of thank you cards, a donation has been sent to both Camrose congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The kindness, compassion and love of our relatives, friends and neighbours will always be remembered. – Sincerely, The Nichols Family


HELP WANTED CLASS 1 T RUCK DRIVER w/wagon experience, Cat Operators, Hoe Operators and General Shop Labourers wanted in Camrose area. Competitive wages and benefits. Apply to Advertiser Box 288, c/o Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose, AB T4V 1L7. SIDERS AND SIDING CREWS – Ph. 780-608-0338. CLASS 1 DRIVER NEEDED with oilfield tickets, experience hauling oil. Will work out of the Killam area. Fax resumé and driver’s abstract to 780-385-3084. Call Dave, 780385-0821. GARDNER COLLEGE KIDS’ CAMPUS – Child care positions available: full-time, part-time and ca su a l. Br i ng r e su mé to 5 4 0 4 - 47 Ave. PAINT AND DECOR ADVISOR NEEDED – Experience an asset but not required. Full-time or part-time. Apply in person with resumé to Marshall, Wideman Paint and Decor, 4939-48 St., Camrose.

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

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.

WE SELL RUBBER STAMPS, stamp pads, and stamp pad ink. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose.

JUNK TO THE DUMP – Free estimates. Garages, basements, light hauling. 780-608-7917, Tom Mino. TOTAL FOOT CARE, 780672-3993. Have a specially trained RN visit you. GREG’S HANDYMAN SERVICES – Small renovations, small repairs, painting, basement developments. Quality workmanship, reasonable rates. Phone Greg at 780-672-8256. ROD LaGRANGE DRYWALL – residential/commercial. Tape, texture, estimates and references. Phone 780-679-8299 or 780352-0888. R.J.’S CONSTRUCTION Renovations, bathrooms, additions and repairs Shingling, garages, concrete work Arborite and tiles 20 years’ experience in Camrose Call Rob, 780-672-0521 McTAVISH DELIVERIES LTD. Local and long distance moving Storage Insured and bonded Where your business is appreciated 780-672-5242, Camrose COMPLETE TILING SERVICE Specializing in backsplashes, tub surrounds and all types of wall. Patricia Fielding, Lady Tiler 780-672-3622 THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING Full alteration and custom sewing service. Tues. - Fri. 10-6, Thurs., 10-8, Sat., 9-4 4937-49 Street, Camrose, AB (East of the Main Post Office) Ph. 780-672-4793 STAN LACEY PHOTOGRAPHY – Studio portraiture, mobile studio, will travel. Ph. 780672-5026. PIANO AND VIOLIN LESSONS – $12 per half hour at Edberg, AB. Ph. 780877-2140 or 780-679-4355, cell. ‘DUMP YER JUNK’ – Yard, garage clean-up. Steven Bjornson, 780-672-6140. DAYHOME IN CAMROSE has full/part-time child care available. Call 780-672-3991. CLEAN AND GREEN YARD CARE – Now booking fall cleanup. Clean eaves, leaves, hedge trimming, aeration, fall fertilize. Also booking snow removal. Ph. 780672-9426. MATURE, DEPENDABLE FEMALE WILL HOUSE-SIT your home while you vacation. Have references. Call 306-228-3969.

WANTED TO RENT WANTED BY NOV. 1 Two- or three-bedroom home Preferably farmhouse or on acreage near Bittern Lake, Gwynne or Wetaskiwin Price negotiable Contact Mary, 780-312-3152

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BITTERN LAKE HALL for rent. Call Bittern Lake Village Office, 780-672-7373.

TAMARACK PLACE New 2-bedroom apartments for rent 5 appliances Month to Month Rentals Pet Friendly, Elevator Water, Heat, 1 parking stall included 780-678-2621

CAMROSE MOOSE HALL FOR RENT Ideal for weddings, banquets, any celebration or special occasion. Call 780-672-2695

PAD RENTALS AVAILABLE – Move-in incentive offered. Call Camrose Mobile Home Park, 780672-2396.


ASPEN TERRACE One or Two-Bedroom Apartments Modern, spacious, clean Includes fridge, stove, dishwasher, in-suite washer/dryer Heat, water, parking Pet friendly In quiet surroundings Many amenities within walking distance – Fall Special – Won’t Last Long! Call Today! 780-672-8681 Visit us on Kijiji 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 SINGLE ROOMS FOR RENT – Ten minutes north of Camrose on acreage. Includes horse pasture. No smokers, no partiers. 780-608-6769. 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

TAMARACK PLACE Available now Built in 2010 Beautiful two-bedroom apartments Highways easily accessible Walking distance to shopping Security deposit only $650 780-678-2621 ONE AND TWO BEDROOM SUITES – Reclaim your freedom in a spacious apartment for reasonable rates in Kensington Manor. They are newly renovated suites with large living area, new appliances, large master bedroom, walk-in storage closet and balcony with each unit. We are located close to parks and recreational facilities; we have laundry facility in the building and power to each parking stall. Rent starts at $750. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. To make an appointment for viewing please call 780-673-0049. HAVE TWO 3-BEDROOM MOBILES FOR RENT – New appliances, new furnaces. Damage deposit $600. $875/mo. plus utilities. 780-678-7458. THREE-BEDROOM HOME Stove, fridge, washer/dryer, rumpus room, garden shed Non-smokers, no pets Available immediately $1,050/mo. Call 780-672-1149

TWO-BEDROOM APARTMENT SUITE in a quiet six-plex at 5218-51 St. on upper floor with balcony. Available now. $750/ mo. includes heat and water. No pets, smokers or partiers. Ph. 780672-5369. ONE-BEDROOM SUITE AVAILABLE $695, recently renovated onebedroom suite available. Recently upgraded paint, carpet, deep closets, with newer appliances and a double sink in the kitchen. Outdoor group patio and laundry. Small pets welcome. Parking stall, heat and water included. ENJOY THE SPACE $750 - $850 for these ideally located, three-bedroom units which give you lots of room to enjoy your time at home. You will be able to entertain easily in your large living room that has the kitchen just steps away. With dishwasher and in-suite laundry, keeping your home clean is a breeze. With the corner store steps away, you never have to worry about running out of ingredients. Available immediately. Sorry, no pets. For pictures of these properties and others, visit us online at or call 780-679-0002 to book a showing. BEAUTIFUL HOME – Immaculate condition. Three bedrooms, three baths, one with jacuzzi tub. Hardwood floor, ceramic tile, double garage large yard w/three decks. Available Nov. 1. No smoking, no pets. $1,800/mo. 780-678-4644. NEWER TWO-BEDROOM FOUR-PLEX Now available for rent. Suite includes five appliances and is close to downtown area Phone Rick, 780-608-5000 or George, 780-678-7610 TWO-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – $800/mo. includes utilities and free laundry. Immaculate, clean, bright 1,000 sq. ft. suite. No smokers/pets please. 780608-2368,

For Sale Ads! F For or items price priced at $100 or less!

ADULT / SENIORS’ DUPLEX • Ground Level / No Stairs • Two Bedrooms / Den • Private Entry / Laundry Room • Five Appliances Included • Quiet Hospital Area • No Pets / Non-Smoking 55 St. and 43 Ave., Camrose Available: NOVEMBER 1 Phone: 778-478-1047 THREE-BEDROOM HOUSE with mother-in-law suite in basement. Close to Mirror Lake and walking path. $1,200/mo. plus utilities, $1,200 DD. No smokers, partiers or pets. Available Nov. 1. Ph. 780-672-1998 or 780-608-5629. NEWLY RENOVATED MAIN FLOOR 3-BEDROOM HOUSE near hospital, schools. Hardwood, all appliances, shared laundry and utilities, fenced back yard. $880/mo. No smokers, pets or partiers. Available Nov. 1. Call 780-608-8078 or 780-570-1151.

GERHARD HEINTZMAN – 42” piano and bench, excellent condition, $1,000. Ph. 780-672-6119. ELECTRIC ADJUSTABLE BED, freezer – Very good condition. 780-672-0596. ANTIQUE BAVARIAN CRYSTAL VASE – $20. Ph. 780672-3838. YAMAHA PIANO – Ten years old, black. Mint condition, $2,500 obo. Ph. 780-679-2611. FLOOR LAMP – Natural and steel. Handmade paper shade. $50. 780-679-5997.

ATTENTION HUNTERS – Coronado freezer, 22.5 cu. ft., $175; Sears water softener. Ph. 780-6727153. SOLID MAPLE DINING ROOM SET – Table w/two leaves, four regular chairs, two captain’s chairs, buffet and hutch. Selling as complete set only. $650. Ph. 780672-6119.

BEEF UP YOUR CATTLE SALES. Advertise in The Camrose Booster. Phone 780-672-3142. GELBVIEH BULLS FOR SALE – Yearling and two-year-olds, semen tested. 780-672-9950.

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

BRED HEIFERS FOR SALE – Blacks, reds, tans. To start calving mid-March. Ph. 780-608-0159.

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354 NEW HOLLAND MIXER MILL – $1,200; Summerville Squeeze Chute, $1,200. Ph. 780-373-2675.

REAL ESTATE ACREAGE ON SECONDARY HWY – To view go to, ID #147234 or call 780-679-8941. AUCTION 220 Acre Farm with Breathtaking Views along Battle River House and 50' x 200’ building, Camrose, AB area Online bidding opens Wed., Oct. 12 and closes Wed., Oct. 19 Call Hodgins Auctioneers 1-800-667-2075! SK.PL #915407 AB.PL #180827 80 ACRES – 30 km. northeast of Camrose, Twp. Rd. 480, Rge. Rd. 181. Fenced dugout, power and gas close by. Asking $95,000. 780941-2104. JUST LISTED – 1,000 sq. ft. house in Camrose. $214,500 or offers. To view go to w w w. p r o p e r t yg u y s . c o m , ID #701465 or call 780-672-5599. 2011 CUSTOM BUILT HOME ON 7 A CRES – 1,518 sq. ft. bungalow with three-side wraparound deck. 25’ x 25’ attached garage. 12 min. northwest of Camrose on Hwy. 21. Contact 780878-1224 for more information.



• Mail, fax, email or drop off your ad copy. • One item per ad – 10 word limit. • Include the price of the item in your ad. • Offer excludes living things, except when offered for free.

ONE-BEDROOM BASEMENT SUITE – Available Nov. 1. Separate entrance, shared laundry. No pets. $700/mo. including utilities. Ph, 780-672-2593 or 780608-0040, leave message.

RIGHT CORNER MAPLE TV STAND – $75 obo. Ph. 780374-3956.

Here’s a great offer for Booster readers…


NICE, QUIET PLACE DOWNTOWN, 4719-50 ST. Three-bedroom apartment $850/mo., No smokers, no pets Available November 1 780-608-3820


SWATHER NO L ONGER ‘CUTTING THE MUSTARD?’ Call The Camrose Booster Classifieds, 780-672-3142. VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL TD5 CRAWLER – Last used summer 2005 (ran well). Has been stored in a shed ever since. $5,000 obo. Call Michelle at 780-679-8806.

MISCELLANEOUS SEE THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTION STARTING ON PAGE 30 for more classified ads about cars, trucks, campers, RVs, automotive services and ATVs PIPE — 1 1/2”, 2 3/8”, 2 7/8”, 3 1/2”, sucker rod 5/8”, 3/4”, 7/8”, plain or scraper type. Other pipe and metal available. 1-800-661-7858. JOHN DEERE 314 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/47” deck plus 43” tiller attachment; HUSQVARNA 24 HP HYDROSTATIC tractor w/48”deck plus 48” Berco sweeper attachment; 10 HP ARIENS e/s 32” snowthrower plus 36” sidewalk sweeper; JD L120 HYDROSTATIC tractor w/48” deck plus 42” snowthrower attachment (LOW HOURS); ONAN 24 HP twin cylinder e/s auger engine; MIGHTY-MAC 9 HP chipper/shredder, LIKE NEW. www. Phone 780672-7649. STEEL BUILDINGS FOR SALE! ROCK BOTTOM PRICES! – A lpine Model, 32’W x 56’L x 18’H. Comp. value $19,969, now $12,490; Quonset Model, 30’W x 50’L x 14’H. Comp. value $12,711, now $8,390; Quonset model, 42’W x 80’L x 15’H. Comp. value $23,598, now $14,490. Open-ended; build your own ends or add factory ends. Includes: endwall framing brackets, all hardware, manuals, engineered drawings. Easy do-it-yourself assembly. Canadian manufactured since 1980. 1-866-441-6356. SULLIVAN VPAP II – $600. Ph. 780-672-7877. FIREWOOD FOR SALE – Cut, split and seasoned. Birch, spruce and poplar available. Can deliver four cords anytime. Ph. 780-3618735. BUY AND SELL RECORDS, TAPES, CDs – Oldies, rock, C & W, etc. For details phone 780672-8822.

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(Continued) FIREWOOD FOR SALE – Poplar, birch, tamarack, spruce/pine mix. Split and seasoned, pick up or delivered. Coal Lake Wood Products, 780-387-1214. BELL EXPRESS VU – Model 2700, complete, $50. 780-672-9321. ELEVEN FT. SHUFFLEBOARD – Like new, $85. Ph. 780672-3791. NEW GIRL’S WINTER COAT – 3X, never worn, $20. 780672-6507. POLAR COUNTERTOP WATER DISPENSER with 5 gal. bottle, $60. 780-679-9012. WINNIE-THE-POOH SNOWSUIT – Size 24 mo., two-piece, good shape, $20. 780-672-6507.


The latest News, Notices and Follow Information from us on Twitter: The City of Camrose @cityofcamrose

Find us on Facebook: www.camrose. ca/facebook 780-672-4426 FALL IS HERE! Do you have leaves and garden clippings? Be sure to use the City of Camrose curbside composting Packaging For Pickup BIN IT Place your compostable materials (yard waste & kitchen organics) in a clearly labelled bin.


For information on waste management in Camrose visit: or call 780-672-4428

Parcel 1 – SW-20-45-20-W4 Parcel 2 – SE-20-45-20-W4

Tenders will not be opened in public.


Remember No Plastic Bags! Compostable materials in plastic bags will be considered regular garbage and count towards your 4 bag limit!

UTE VON HELLDORFF hereby offers the following land for sale by tender, subject to the existing reservations on title:

Tenders are to be submitted in sealed envelopes marked “Von Helldorff Tender”, to James Harry Andreassen, of Andreassen Borth, Barristers and Solicitors, #200, 4870-51 Street, Camrose, Alberta T4V 1S1, on or before 12:00 noon, October 31, 2011, and shall be accompanied with a cheque for 5% of the tender price, and purchaser’s GST number. GST is payable in the event the purchaser does not provide GST number.

BAG IT If using bags for your compostable materials, make sure they are labelled “compostable” by their manufacturer:

NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT PERMITS Take notice that the following Development Permits for the proposed uses listed below have been approved by the City of Camrose Development Authority, under the provision of Bylaw #2567/07, the Land Use Bylaw of the City of Camrose. The development permits have been approved SUBJECT TO THE RIGHT OF APPEAL TO THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT APPEAL BOARD. Any person wishing to appeal an approval may do so by serving a written notice of appeal and the REQUIRED FEE to the Secretary, Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose (telephone: 780-672-4426) within 14 days after the date of this notice.

The highest, or any tender, not necessarily accepted. Tenders will be accepted on either, or both parcels.

Further information regarding these Development Permits may be obtained from the City of Camrose, Planning and Development Services, Lower Floor, Mirror Lake Centre, during business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), Monday through Friday (telephone: 780-672-4428).

Unsuccessful tenderers will be notified by mail, and their cheques returned.


Tender is subject to tenant’s rights, including a right of first refusal in favour of the existing tenant, and the tenant’s right to farm the land for 2012, for $60.00 per titled acre (plus county taxes), plus GST. Successful tenderers shall be obligated to complete the purchase on or before December 1, 2011 , and their cheque shall constitute a deposit towards the purchase price.

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND CLAIMANTS Estate of DONALD BENJAMIN MURPHY, who died on September 27, 2011. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by November 18, 2011, 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.



Residential Lots FOR SALE Camrose Premier Residential Subdivision CALL OR WRITE US 780-678-3025 • Economic Development

Valerie King

AUGUSTANA AREA REDEVELOPMENT PLAN Want to be involved in shaping your neighbourhood? The City is taking a proactive, community based approach to revitalize the Augustana neighbourhood through the preparation of an Area Redevelopment Plan.


Join us for the Kick-Off

Estate of PERCY RAY ST. PIERRE, also known as Ray Percy St. Pierre, who died on April 28, 2009. If you have a claim against this estate, you must file your claim by November 10, 2011, and provide details of your claim with THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE for the Province of Alberta, at 400 S J.E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3Z8. Phone 780-427-2744. Fax 780-422-9136. If you do not file by the date above, the estate property can lawfully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 – 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Short presentation at 7:15 p.m.)

Hunting with shotguns You’re asking yourself whether to buy a rifle or a shotgun as a f irst weapon? Without doubt, no matter what kind of hunting you do, the 12-gauge shotgun is a n excellent investment, perhaps even the best one. Thanks to its versatility, you can practise nearly all types of hunting in your region, whether its small game hunting such as partridge, hare, pheasant, geese and duck or big game hunting such as deer or moose. For small game, you’ll need ammunition filled with shot. For

big game, hunting must be done with ammunition called a slug. However, the versatility which 12-gauge shotguns offer doesn’t come without compromise. For small game, the 12-gauge can seem too powerful for hunting quail or hare for example, but it’s easy enough to adapt it by choosing the right type of ammunition and by adjusting the sight in function with the distance from the game. For large game, slugs are effective over a sh ort distance, but are a lot less so over a long distance.

St. Andrews Anglican Church, 4713-50 St., Camrose Should you be unable to attend the Kick-Off but still would like to participate in the Augustana Area Redevelopment Plan, visit the website at or contact: City of Camrose, Planning and Development Services: Brenda Hisey, RPP, MCIP Director, Planning Services T. 780-678-3044 E.

Laurie Johnson Planner T. 780-678-3044 E.

COFFEE with the Mayor Chat with Mayor Chalmers and Councillors Drop in to

Bailey Bistro, 5041-50 St., Camrose Saturday, October 22, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Hope to see you all there!

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Library News By Deb Cryderman, director, Camrose Public Library

October is Canadian Library Month, a m onth dedicated to raising awareness of the valuable role that libraries play in the lives of Canadians. As part of our celebration, the Camrose Public Library is participating in several activities. A Book in Every Child’s Hands is our library board’s goal during the month of October. Did you know that library cards are free for everyone under the age of 18? During October, every child who comes to the library to get a library card will also be eligible to enter his or her name into a draw for a Kobo Reader or one of two iPod shuffles. Children must be accompanied by a pa rent or guardian. Food for Fines is the library’s annual drive for the Camrose Food Bank. If you have outstanding overdue fines, you can pay your fines with a d onation of non-perishable food. For each item donated, the library will waive $1.00 of your fines, and of course will certainly consider a more expensive item as being worth more. Y ou will be eliminating your fines and doing something great for your community all at once. You can drop off your food and have your fines waived during any of our open hours during the month of October. The Camrose Public Library is joining public libraries across the province in “Snapshot Day 2011” during October to show how important public libraries and library systems are to the residents and communities of Alberta. On October 19th, Camrose Public Library will compile statistics, customer comments, photographs and other data chronicling a typical library day. The results at Camrose Public Library will be added to those of public libraries across Alberta to show how libraries provide invaluable services. Please drop by the library on October 19th and share your thoughts of what the library means to you, have a cup of coffee on us, pose for a picture and enter our draw for a great prize. The concept for Snapshot Day originated with the New Jersey State Library Association, and has spread throughout the U.S. and Canada. The purpose of the day is to create a ‘snapshot’ of what happens in a l ibrary in a si ngle day, to help libraries and library advocates demonstrate how the people that visit the library and the communities in which they live are impacted by the library. The library’s Book Sale has been scheduled for October 21, 22 and 24 and there will be something for everyone. Book prices will be: October 21 and 22: hardcover: $1.00; trade paperback, 50 cents; mass market paperback, 25 cents. On October 25 everything will be free. If you would like to volunteer to help set up on October 20th, work the book sale on the 21st to the 24th or tear down on the 26th, please call the library (780.672.4214) or drop in to sign for a shift. We are excited to be hiring a programmer to join our staff in late October. You can expect the programming at the library to increase beginning in November.

Family • Achievement • Integrity • Respect

It’s nice when you discover the job is as good as the coffee Quality Training Incentive Programs Benefits or Bonus Program HIRING 6 FOOD COUNTER ATTENDANTS 1256146 Alberta Ltd., o/a Tim Hortons 3601-48 Ave., Camrose, AB Full-time / shift work – no experience necessary $11.24 per hour plus benefits

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

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

We are currently accepting applications for

2 METALWORKING MACHINE OPERATORS Job Description: NOC 9514 Employment Terms: Full-time Permanent Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for operating machines such as Brake Press, Shear, Plasma Table, Saw and Iron Worker. • Operates other machines and to form and/or cut steel according to the production schedule, standards, and specifications in the production area. • Maintain proper storage and handling tools. • Read, understand and follow company policies, safe work practices, and procedures. • Performs other duties as assigned. Working Hours: 8 hours per day Wage: 20.75 per hour Employment Requirements: • Completed secondary school • Must be able and willing to learn new equipment • Must be able to interpret and execute company policies and procedures with minimal supervision. Benefits: Medical, dental, disability Application Info: Mail, fax or email resume Employer: Meridian Manufacturing Group Address: 4232-38 Street. Camrose, AB T4V 4B2 Email: Fax: 780-672-4759

Employment Opportunities Prism Integrated Solutions Inc. is located in Forestburg, AB, and is a specialty oilfield production equipment manufacturer that is currently hiring for the following positions: • Full Time Painter Experienced Industrial Painter-Coater • Welders Apprentice to Journeymen positions available • Shop Assembly Person Mechanical inclination preferred Prism Integrated Solutions Inc. is looking for responsible, self-motivated, energetic people. We supply a health plan and a good working environment. Please contact Bob Rajewski Shop: 780-582-3900 Cell: 403-323-0085 Fax: 780-582-3922 Email: b_rajewski@


As the first person our customers meet, being a front of house manager fulfills a very important role. If you are friendly, with good communication skills, this could be a real opportunity for you.

SERVERS We are currently looking for team players who are fun, energetic, and have a great personality. To apply for either of these positions, contact Lesa with your resumé. Gold sponsors of the Camrose Flyin' Bob concert during the Alberta Arts Days were recognized for their support. Back row from left, Dan Macpherson of t he Camrose Canadian and Blain Fowler of the Camrose Booster. Front row, City of Camrose Mayor Marshall Chalmers and committee member Jane Cherry-Lemire. Missing is CAM-FM.

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PROGRAM MANAGER Since 1985 the Camrose W omen’s Shelter Society has been supporting women and their children escape family violence. W e have established strong programming, community collaboration and partnerships to facilitate and address the issue of Domestic Violence.

Lammle’s Western Wear and Tack is a major Alberta retailer and a leading force in the western wear industry. We have been in business for over 25 years and currently operate 22 locations in Alberta, 2 in BC. We provide quality leading edge fashion and are a key supplier to both the English and Western horse worlds. We offer a competitive compensation package as well as performance based bonuses and fabulous employee discounts for all levels of employment. We are currently seeking people for the position of:

STORE MANAGEMENT We offer: • Competitive salary and benefits • Performance based incentive program • Unparalleled opportunity for growth • A challenging and rewarding environment Your background should include: • Management experience • Time management skills • A strong focus on customer service • Proactive and innovative thinking • Thrive on working in a team environment • Tack knowledge is an asset but not required If you have a desire to provide excellent customer service and work in a fun, results driven environment, please contact us. (Must be able to work days, evenings, and weekends) By email: By fax: (403) 252-3341 In person: 322 Cornerstone Plaza, 6800-48 Ave., Camrose

The Camrose W omen’s Shelter Society has an exciting employment opportunity for a dynamic individual who has excellent knowledge, extensive experience and has a passionate commitment in the area of family violence. The Program Manager is responsible for managing the services and programs of the women’ s shelter, while promoting an environment that fosters quality improvement and a culture of safety for clients and staff. The Program Manager will also have the ability to initiate, implement and support new or modifi ed approaches, practices and processes for service delivery. The successful candidate will provide leadership through effective communication, strong interpersonal skills, ethical decision making and will be responsible for client case management and will advocate on behalf of clients and staff with community partners, with a key responsibility for supervising and supporting shelter staff. The Program Manager will have a working knowledge of outcomes data bases, contribute to the development and achievement of program goals and objectives and ensure methods are established for collecting and reporting program outcome measurements for government reporting and funding requests. Qualifications include: A degree or diploma in Human Services. A minimum of three years’ supervisory experience. A minimum of three years working in a women’s shelter or crisis intervention agency. Equivalencies of work experience and education may be considered. Competency in outcome tracker data base will be a definite asset. Must be available to work on-call – nights and/or weekends. Please submit resume by email to: Closing Date: October 15, 2011 Thank you to all applicants. Only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Camrose Women’s Shelter Come Join Our Family

I Choose Opportunity Whatever job you’re looking for you can probably find it at Cargill. Our diverse partnerships across a variety of industries mean countless career opportunities for you. It’s your choice. It’s your future. And you can make it happen at Cargill. Cargill Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Rather than focusing on standardized nutrition products, we create customized ingredient blends and management programs to fit each solution. Our research proven management and nutrition technologies suit the specific needs of our diverse array of customers. And our animal nutrition and management experts offer the scope and creativity to serve the unique needs of each customer. Our Feed Mill in Camrose has an opening for Short Mix Technician. For this position, Safety is the highest priority. As a highly efficient member of the production team, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to shape our brand image and perception of the business. This position will be responsible for preparing ingredients for mixing, loading trucks, general maintenance and housekeeping duties. Shift work will be required for this position.

Short Mix Technician

Job Number: CAM00057

I Choose Cargill At Cargill, we believe that employees must have the opportunity to do what they do best everyday. We want to understand the things that you do better than others – the talents that you rely on to succeed. As part of the application process, you will be asked to complete an online assessment. The assessment will help us determine whether our job will allow you to use your unique talents to their full potential.

Part-time Restaurant Supervisor You will focus on profitability, cleanliness, culinary execution and service delivery to ensure overall delivery of guest expectations. You will participate in the launch of national promotions, develop shift profitability analyses, provide input into hiring strategies and processes and promote employee communications. You have at least two years of experience in a supervisory capacity within the food service / hospitality industry and comprehensive knowledge of fundamental training principles and adult learning techniques. A highly skilled communicator, you have thorough knowledge of related legislation and a working understanding of food, food handling and preparation. Let us know why you’re an ideal candidate by applying in person to Greg at: East Side Mario’s #600, 7300-48 Avenue Camrose, AB

Cargill offers its employees a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension plan and incentive programs. For more details on this position or to apply, go online to > Careers at Cargill > Current Openings > Production and Maintenance (non-management). Search for the job number above. Resumes can also be submitted in person to Cargill Animal Nutrition at the Junction of Highways 21 and 13 or email by October 28, 2011.

KLUG’S SHEET METAL (Camrose) LTD. (Since 1939)

We are seeking applications for full-time


PARTY MAXX Two positions available

Full/Part-time Systems Operator • Computer data entry • Merchandising assistance

Part-time After School/Weekends • Some computer data entry • Customer service Call 403-741-7864 for interview time

Service Technicians (HVAC and Plumbing) Applicants must have: • experience in the HVAC and/or Plumbing industry • valid driver’s license Klug’s Sheet Metal offers: • competitive wages • flexible hours • benefits (Merit Contractors’ Association) Please submit resumés by email: by fax: 780-672-7273 or in person: Klug’s Sheet Metal 4603-53 Avenue, Camrose Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Experienced Body Man


The Auto Shoppe, an Alberta leader in automotive collison repair, seeks a career-minded professional Autobody Technician. Candidates holding a journeyman ticket are preferred, but more importantly, we’re seeking a focused individual who’s looking to expand his/her skills while employing the latest in equipment and practices that set apart The Auto Shoppe, which strives daily to deliver unparalleled service and quality. If you’re ready to move forward in your profession, ready to grow with us, we want to hear from you. We offer a modern, clean shop, cooperative work environment, incentives for professional development, industry-leading standards in compensation and a real desire to be our best. Apply in confidence to The Auto Shoppe with your resumÊ. Email: Mail: 4709-36 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 0J3

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Part Time CASHIER Do you like a fast paced working environment? Are you a people person? Then we want to hear from you today!

Apply in Person or Email! Resumes will be accepted from 8am to 4pm, Camrose Totem Cornerstone Mall, 7300-48th Ave, or email the Store Manager Totem Building Supplies, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer, now with 17 locations province-wide, serving Alberta since 1970.

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Love Shoes? Part-time Sales Position

If you appreciate quality, brand-name footwear, are friendly, fashionable and enjoy serving the public, apply in person with resumĂŠ to: Sales Manager Karen Mingo, or Owners, Leta and Daryl Shillington



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WAREHOUSE MANAGER We are looking for a responsible and dedicated individual to fill our Warehouse Manager position. His/Her duties would include shipping and receiving as well as daily warehouse duties, including some heavy lifting as well as computer work. Must be able to work flexible hours, Monday to Friday. Please apply at our customer service desk with resumĂŠ.

Leduc and Drew Baxter, of Camrose, on September 29, a son. To Chayla Kozicki and Korey Kormish, of Lloydminster, on October 2, a son.

CANADIAN TIRE Duggan Mall, Camrose Phone 780-672-1400 Auto Service 780-672-1478 STORE HOURS: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Hours: Mon.-Wed., Fri., Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. and Holidays â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Closed

DEATHS Randolph Grahn,

of Hay Lakes, on October 1, at 63 years of age. George Thomas, of Camrose, on October 2, at 79 years of age. Alma Price, of Camrose, on October 5, at 81 years of age. Anna Humpage, of Camrose, on October 5, at 82 years of age. Roger Aubee, of Camrose, on October 6, at 81 years of age.


Permanent Full-time

Vegetation Permissioner Position Based out of Battle River REA Camrose Office This position involves identifying vegetation hazardous to power lines and working with the landowner to manage the vegetation near or on the power line right-of-way. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for safety. Requirements for the position include: â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘ â&#x20AC;˘

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We offer competitive wages and benefit plan based on a 40 hour work week (four 10 hours days). If you are interested in this opportunity, (no phone calls) please send a cover letter and resume to Attention: Mail: Fax: Email: Closing:

Downtown Camrose


Larry Flemming Box 1420, Camrose, AB T4V 1X3 780-672-7969 When suitable candidate is found

We thank all applicants for their interest; however selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Administrative Assistant Camrose Academy of Dance

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

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

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

Camrose Academy of Dance is a non-profit society that offers dance classes to students ranging from preschool age to adult. The Administrative Assistant will be assisting and providing administrative support to a small and friendly team, alongside Directors. Duties/Responsibilities: • Handling phone enquiries and general reception duties • Reviewing studio email and dealing with membership inquiries • Opening and distributing mail • Ordering and storing of office supplies • Booking of dance studio time, meetings, etc. • Maintaining office equipment, supplies, files, databases, spreadsheets • Computer data entry • Processing invoices/receipts, bank reconciliations, annual society returns, A/P, A/R, etc. • Assisting teaching staff and the Board with distribution of materials and other administrative requirements as requested Skills/Qualifications: • Excellent organizational skills, interpersonal, communication and customer relation skills • Computer data entry • Excellent knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Access) • Knowledge and experience with Simply Accounting (or similar accounting program) • Strong work ethic and the ability to prioritize Office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, starting mid-August through to mid-June, from 3:00 p.m. until approximately 10:00 p.m. (coincides with dance class schedule). Competitive salary is negotiable based upon office experience. Please submit resume in confidence to: Camrose Academy of Dance Board of Directors President Email: Closing Date: October 18, 2011 (Please type “Resume” in the subject line) Only selected applicants will be contacted

Construction & Environmental Ltd. is looking for experienced

Apply in person, email or fax resume to Brett Denham, Sales Manager Lamb Ford Sales Ltd. Email: Fax 780-672-2440

Quality Products, Quality People

Grading Foreman, Surveyor/Grademan, Excavator, Dozer, Grader, Rock Truck, Packer, Tractor, and Disc Operators for work in the Camrose area. Clean driver’s abstract and all safety tickets a must (Standard First Aid, H2S, CSTS/PST and Ground Disturbance II). Competitive wages, full benefits, year round work. Resumes can be faxed to 780-960-8930 or emailed to in word format with “Camrose Work” in the subject line. Only those contacted will be interviewed.


Football Buffaloes stop Spruce Grove atoms By Murray Green

The Camrose Buffaloes atom football team tamed the Spruce Grove Cougars with a 2 5-7 victory at Kin Park on October 1. After a s low start, as the teams tried to get a se nse of the direction of the game, the Buffaloes began to build momentum. "During the second half, the offense started moving the ball with some excellent quarterback sneaks," said coach Fitz Sherman. "One turned into a touchdown." A couple of long runs by Hailey McKechnie led to another touchdown. A broken passing play in a quarterback bootleg, gave the Buffaloes their third touchdown. For the second straight game on the last play, linebacker Teryll Sherman returned an interception for a touchdown. "This game was back a nd forth until about the midway of the third quarter, when our offense came to life and our defence started shutting the door," said coach Fitz. "At half time, I told the offensive line that they are more important than the quarterback, because if they don't protect, block and open holes, our offense goes nowhere. This seemed to fire them up." The defence had some players step up, who normally don't get a l ot of recognition. "Defensive back Kieran Sherman made a number of tackles, one of which was a t ouchdown-saving shoe string tackle. Corner back Gareth Kaack made his first solo tackle with an impressive open field stop. Our team came to play today in front of their home crowd, and it was a g reat way to bounce back after last week's loss." Bantams

The bantam edition of the Buffaloes also showed signs of breaking through. "The offense moved the ball and we had three long drives for touchdowns that were about three quarters of the field. We had a good mix of passing and running," said coach Carl Davidse. "The defense played well, with a few big plays that ultimately led to our touchdowns, and it was the difference." Camrose shut down the Cougars' run in first half, which forced them into only passing plays in the second half, hoping for big gains. "We had kick off returns for big yards on special teams."

Little herd wins big The Camrose atom Buffaloes used their speed in returning kicks against the Spruce Grove Cougars at Kin Park on October 1. Camrose won 25-7 and moved to 2-3 on t he season as they prepare for the playoffs.

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