June 4, 2024 Camrose Booster

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After several weeks of working through a planning book to develop a business plan and attending "Lemmy University", Zoe Diemer (Grade 2) and Charlotte (Grade 5) feel ready for Lemonade Day. A trial run in front of their home allowed them to review their stand, taste test their lemonade formula, and perfect all aspects of their small business venture.

One of the most impressive youth programs available in this market is the annual Lemonade Day initiative.

This program, offered by Community Futures East Central Alberta with the support of corporate sponsorship, teaches energetic young people the basics of small business and sets them up for success as entrepreneurs. Participants learn about developing and pricing a product to retail (in this case, tasty lemonade), work on their business plan, and are taught the importance of selecting and getting approval for a high-traffic location for their booth. They also learn how to effectively brand and market their product and provide great customer service.

In addition, the program emphasizes the importance of financial literacy, encouraging participants to "Spend some, Save some, Share some" by setting goals and donating a portion of their profits to a charity of their choice.

This year, Lemonade Day is Saturday, June 15. A list of locations for each of the youth small business owners will be posted on the Camrose Now! app each day next week.

An ad will also be published in the June 11th issue of The Camrose Booster. Please consider supporting Lemonade Day next Saturday.

News Features Special Olympics Camrose Affiliate hosts softball qualifier 2 Reflections by Bonnie Hutchinson 4 Just Sayin' .............................4 Mepa to dance on world stage 13 Community Bus fares eliminated 21 Ask the Chief 21 Homespun by Laurel Nadon 22 Mystery readers, NHL players 22 Brick Warehouse   Canada Safeway   City of Camrose Year in Review   Hauser Home Hardware   M & M Food Market   Rona   Shoppers Drug Mart   U of A Tree Survey   Walmart   Wild Rose Co-op   ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔* ✔* ✔* ✔* ✔* To Camrose Homes To Rural Homes Tuesday With Booster ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔* ✔* ✔ *partial coverage This Week's Flyers Inside Who Can I Count On? 6 Out and About 13 City of Camrose 14 and 15 On the Road 20 and 21 Obituaries 24 and 25 Classifieds ..................... 26 to 30 Central Agencies Realty Inc. 31 and 32 Vol. LXXII, No. 28 48 Pages June 4, 2024
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Come on out to the ballpark on June 15 and cheer on the Special Olympics Alberta, Camrose Affiliate softball teams as they play host to the Special Olympics Alberta Softball Qualifier day long tournament to be held at Kin Ball Park and Harry Andreasen diamonds.

The schedule for games on all diamonds is as follows: 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 to 4:30 p.m., followed by a banquet, dance and medal ceremony for athletes and volunteers beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Teams from all over Alberta including Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Calgary, Airdrie, Olds, Red Deer, Lacombe, Edmonton, St. Albert and Grande Prairie, including approximately 296 players and coaches along with family and friends, will be visiting Camrose for this big event.

The qualifier side of the tournament will be hosting novice and intermediate levels. These games will determine which teams advance to the Provincial Games in Grande Prairie in August 2025.

Camrose’s own intermediate team, the Cardinals with head coach Dan Johnson, will be participating in the qualifier games. Alongside the qualifier teams, five teams will be participating in the Modified games, using the Harry Andreassen diamonds.

Camrose’s two novice teams, Cheetahs 1 and Cheetahs 2 with head coach Kathie Bailey, will be participating in the modified games.

The day promises lots of action on the diamonds and three food trucks will be available from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. to satisfy your hunger pangs.

Camrose is fortunate to have great volunteers at weekly practices; however, community volunteers would be appreciated on June 15 for scorekeeping and umpiring. If you are interested in assisting as a volunteer telephone 780-608-0715.

Special Olympics Camrose hosts qualifier

Also on the Special Olympics home front, Camrose swimming competitors Curtis Mandrusiak, Marianne Collinge, Emily Donohue, Sawyer Kendall, Douglas Bailey, Mitchell Banks, Layne Sawicki, Craig Steinwand and Matthew Tribiger, along with coaches and volunteers Kris Eide, Gerald Edwards, Ashley Pirowar and Melanie Poole participated with 10 other clubs, province wide, in a Swimming Qualifier held on May 23 in Olds.

Coming up this summer, the Special Olympics Camrose Affiliate will be sending Bocce players Jody St. Onge, Michaela Illner, Mason Carter and Gordon Weaver, along with coaches Nicole Rohr, Faye and Tony St.Onge to Cold Lake on July 13 for the Bocce Qualifier.

Special Olympics Alberta Camrose Affiliate continues to support a strong group of athletes who participate, not only in a variety of sports, but as valuable members of the community. Show your support for these amazing athletes on June 15 and enjoy some fast paced, high octane games. and family fun at the ballpark.


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Grand Open ing

Dr. Chris Dinh and his dental team invite you…

Friday, June 14

12 :00 noon to 2:00 p.m. Ribbon Cu tting 12 :30 p.m.

Our building is new, but…

My dental practice is not new, we have just relocated! In fact , 2024 represents 10 years of ser ving the Camrose communit y! My wife and I moved to Camrose in June 2014, allowing me to take over the dental practice of Dr. Darryl Schult z . Since setting root s in Camrose, we have grown to a family of five , including our children Ethan, Annie and Pax ton.

I am ex tremely proud of the team at Mirror Lake Dental. Our o ice , including three receptionists , o ice manager, four registere d dental assistants , one sterilization technician and four hygienists , is an array of amazing personalities along with an impressive skill set . Our caring team is dedicated to providing excellent ser vice. While the dental profession in recent years has increasingly swung to corporately managed practices , we are committed to remain an independently owned and operated, full-ser vice o ice. Our motto is: “Ser ve local, buy local!”

The background of our wonderful new building

When our team and the building designers began the process of planning for a new dental centre , we had several primar y goals: parking that was convenient for our patients ; state-of-the -ar t equipment throughout the entire operation; and maximum patient comfor t and convenience , regardless of age , from check in, to diagnosis and treatment , to leaving our o ice until a future visit is necessar y. When you join us for our opening, we know that you will be thrilled with our 38 easy-to-maneuver parking stalls; the soothing beaut y of Mirror Lake seen from our waiting room as well as from many operatories ; the wheelchair accessible ele vator ; high-tech (with old favourites) play area for kids; and massage chairs and ceiling mounted televisions in our care rooms. My team and I will show you the latest in the dental care technology that we utilize – from the most current imaging equipment to a revolutionar y patient-comfor table air polishing system to e iciently clean teeth

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It was also impor of the building itself ref lected the significance of such a prominent historical site in Camrose. A s you will see , local contractor Align Builders and local trades and businesses did a master ful job creating both the top floor, which houses my dental practice , plus the lower floor, which will be customized to the needs of any tenant or combination of tenants. Our nearly 10,000-square-foot facilit y is a true showcase of the qualit y of skills we have in Camrose. It came together wonderfully, as you will see as you tour our facility

Tour our spacious new building! Enjoy treats and refreshments!

A bit more about Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake was originally created in 1905 as a water reser voir for the Canadian Pacific Railway. In later years, the pond supplied water to the local coal-fired power plant , as well as the community. It received its o icial name in 1961, and has continued to flourish into the beautiful and serene Mirror Lake Park that we and visitors to the Cit y enjoy today

People who have lived in this communit y for many decades may recall the Camrose RCMP detachment being located on the site for years prior to our new Mirror Lake Dental building That structure was also home to Centur y 21 Real Estate for se veral years.

Some interesting facts relating to the site of our new o ice location: as once a gas station immediately st of our site

Our building is on the former RCMP site venue, formerly conne cted to 48th Avenue, was on this site

• There was once a home on this site

• Camrose Frui t Stand operated in the place that our sign currently is.

One last thing:

Come by on Grand Opening Day to simply get a first hand look at the building you’ ve watched being constructed over the past couple of year

Or come by to see i practice and our team is right for your dental care need

We welcome all new faces and those familiar smiles known by our team!

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It’s graduation season. My favourite graduation events are those with a small number of graduates and a large crowd. Two of my darling granddaughters were part of graduating classes of a small number of home schoolers who had finished Grade 12.

The graduation events were special for several reasons, besides the obvious one of celebrating a cherished descendant.

The evening began with a family dinner–on average about a dozen family and friends at each grad’s table. That provided time for appropriate oohs and aahs at the grads’ gorgeous dresses and handsome suits, as well as family jokes and congratulations. It also provided some catch-up time for family members who don’t see each other often.

The follow-up ceremonies, where families were joined by many other community members, provided ample time to highlight each grad and grads’ parents.

At both graduations, I expected to be a little choked up when it was my granddaughter’s turn in the spotlight. Probably in common with most grads’ relatives, I was filled with love and pride and good wishes. I flashed back to the day she was born and marveled how time whooshed by as she morphed into this poised young adult. What I didn’t expect was to be choked up by each other grad’s turn in the spotlight.

These grads knew they were special. They knew they were cherished. And they knew that, as they moved into the next phase of their lives, they would be surrounded by a community that shares common values and wants the best for them.

One of guests said, “I wish all graduations could be like this.”



I’ve experienced similar feelings at small rural school graduations from junior high or high school. There, too, each of a small number of grads has a time in the spotlight. The local school gym or banquet hall is packed with family and community well-wishers. These grads too know they are special and that a community wishes them well.



Graduations bring out my sense of wanting to create some kind of legacy. On occasion, I’ve been asked to speak at graduations. The years my two granddaughters graduated, not because I was speaking but because I had a family member graduating, I found myself wanting to say or give something wise. What could I say or give that would be of value to a young person on the cusp of a new phase of life?

Then I flashed back to all my graduations–junior high, high school, university, grad school. I realized that not only could I not remember anything that anyone said on those occasions, I didn’t even remember who had spoken. Definitely forgettable!

I realized that my desire to seem wise was more about my ego than it was about offering something of value to the grad. Ah well, I’m still a work in progress. ***

But then I noticed something else. In my own life, from those graduation events that marked endings and beginnings, achievements leading to new challenges, here is what I did remember. I remembered who was there as my circle of support. I remembered the family members and friends who had been part of the journey along the way and were there for the culmination ceremony. All these years later, I still treasure each one of those people.

And that takes me to a quote from Maya Angelou:

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Words to live by. Unforgettable. ***

I’d love to hear from you. If you have comments about this column or suggestions for future topics, send an email to Bonnie@BonnieHutchinson.com . I’ll happily reply within two business days.

Wentland retires

The Reverend Pastor Craig Wentland this June intends to complete his latest, and last, multi-cycle four-year contract as Chaplain of the University of Alberta Augustana Campus (Camrose).

Craig is a Christian whom I experience as being deeply rooted in his Lutheran spiritual heritage and who constantly strives to honour God, in all endeavours and in all peoples.

His unpretentious pastoral ministry and keen intellect, always had room for others of different faiths …and for those whose core human values had a totally secular foundation.

Augustana’s liturgical leadership of its magnificent Easter Vigil service had once been a near exclusive Lutheran monopoly. Craig courageously and without any fanfare shattered that tempered glass ceiling. (And, I have it on good authority that he even let Anglicans in!)

Craig serves tasty handcrafted pizza from his outdoor wood-fired oven. He crafted ice cream of outlandish flavours. It is a significant loss that my palate will never sample a possible asparagus vanilla Craig Gelato with a drizzle of Tabasco.

Craig taught me a great deal without speaking much. He authentically models integrity, compassion and a gentle fortitude which sustains truth and invites inclusivity.

Craig, thank you. See you at OleO’s…my treat. Jacques deG. Vaillancourt, Camrose

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Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose Elks presents Camrose Neighbor Aid Center program director Jo-Ann Tweed, centre, with $500 to go towards the Food Bank. From left to right are Elk members Gerry Czapp, Leo Blum, Jason Silbernagel, Dave Lyle, Larry Babiuk and Simone Borst.

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We appreciate your flexibility, the article, the front page and working with our group to let the community know about this initiative.

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Hard times

These last few years have been getting harder and harder to pay the bills. I now average working 70 hours a week just to keep above the water.

I recently read a letter in the Edmonton Sun that Prime Minister Trudeau only has 16 months left along with the NDP support to ruin our economy.

For the past eight years, the cost of living has greatly increased. Many people are going to food banks just to feed their families. My wife and I go to soup kitchens just to afford to eat. We always have to borrow just to pay the rent, consolidation loan, car payment, phone bills and utilities. I sure do hope that when the federal election is over, we will not have Trudeau as Prime Minister. This insanity has to end before this nation is destroyed for good.

Lorne Vanderwoude, Camrose

D-Day heroes

Death struck deeply into those who waded ashore on June 6, 1944, struggling to quickly move from their landing craft to the sand of Normandy beach.

Burdened by the heavy weight of their equipment and the sights and sounds around them, before them lay a terrifying array of obstacles waiting to trap, maim and destroy anyone who attempted to challenge the terrible might of the Nazi occupation of France.

Service men and women came from all across

Canada. Local militia units like the South Alberta Regiment, South Alberta Light Horse and the Calgary Highlanders were mobilized for active war service. These part-time “Saturday Night” soldiers were busy in their armouries and drill halls, recruiting and training new members. Some would find themselves storming Juno Beach on June 6, while others arrived sometime later, joining the 3rd Canadian Division as they consolidated their foothold on the Normandy coast. The liberation campaign slowly progressed mile by bloody mile across France until Paris was freed on August 25, 1944. In its wake were left countless dead and injured, destroyed towns and cities. Names of places became etched into the memories of the soldiers who fought in battles like Bourguébus Ridge, Carpiquet Airport, Caen, the Falaise “Gap,” Vaucelles, and Verrières Ridge. The campaign to liberate France from its occupiers would end up taking the lives of 5,021 Canadian soldiers.

The number of war veterans who fought in the liberation campaign has steadily declined as the years have passed. Fortunately, some of these remarkable old soldiers are still living. They are resilient people who followed a path of duty, endured hardship, faced danger and experienced things we could never imagine. Through the National Order of the Legion of Honour medal program, the Embassy of France in Canada continues to bestow their nation’s highest medal to our veterans who are proudly known as the liberators of France. Guy Black, recipient of the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation

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• The Alberta Junior Hockey Game League (AJHL) has announced that Jeff Truitt, Head Coach of the Camrose Kodiaks, will head their All Star Team for VIking Cup 2000, along with Bonnyville Pontiacs’ coach and manager, Brett Cox.

• Camrose was well-represented at the Alberta Band Association Festival of Bands in Red Deer. For the second consecutive year the Camrose Grade Six Concert Band and the Charlie Killam Grade Seven and Grade Eight concert bands under the direction of Bob Bailey,have won Superior Award. The Camrose Grade Six Concert Band is made up of Grade Six beginners from Chester Ronning, Charlie Killam, Sifton, Jack Stuart and Sparling Schools.

• Camrose Elks Lodge Exalted Ruler Gerry Czapp and Literary Contest Chairman Linda Stevenson presented Joshua Mohr with a plaque and cheque for $1,500.00 prize as the National Senior Essay Winner in the Elks-Royal Purple Literacy Contest. Also on hand for the presentation were: Past Provincial President Marion Czapp, Camrose Composite High School Vice Principal, Alex Oliver, Joshua’s Father Jonathan Mohr and Anne Lindgren, Secretary of the Camrose Royal Purple Lodge.

• Norman Rolf, 45-year-old Camrose Lawyer, has been nominated by Battle River Liberals to represent the party in the July 8th Federal Elections. Mr. Rolf has practiced law in Camrose with the firm Knaut Rolf and Burgess. Prior to his University Training, he completed his apprentice training in the Plastering Industry and was a stucco and plastering contractor

• Doug Munro, a 30-year-old Strome School teacher, was again nominated to carry the Social Credit Banner at the Annual Meeting and Nominating Convention of the Social Credit Party of Canada held in the Killam Legion Hall. Mr. Munro is married and he and his wife have one child. He has been an advocate of Economic Reform for many years and believes that the climate is right for accepting economic change.

• The Progressive Conservative candidate for the Battle River Constituency, in the July 8th Federal Election, will be selected in a series of three nomination meetings in Hughenden, Stettler and Camrose due to the anticipated large attendance. Four nominees are seeking the candidacy. They are: Arnold Malone, R.S (Bob) McLean, John Pengelly and Leo Slavik.

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PETER PAN Murray Green, Camrose Booster Ballet Camrose will be performing the classic tale of Peter Pan in its year-end show on June 8 at 7 p.m. in the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre. They also have a Dance Extravaganza on the same day at 2 p.m. Back row from left, Mia Gendreau, Hannah Baker, Shyla Krezanoski, Layla Anderson and Annabelle Day. Middle row from left, Nevaeh Graumann-Campbell, Angie Shen, Elise Idusuyi, Autumn Steinke, Cassy Letley, Avery Carlson and Riona Macantangay. Front row from left, Macy Olson, Alayah Kohlman, Ruano Macantangay, Theia Elliott, Isobelle San Antonio and Mila Olson.

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High school Track and Field

École Camrose Composite High School athletes are busy competing in track and field.

A junior high regional meet will be on June 4 in Camrose, and high school track provincials are in Edmonton June 7 and 8.

“Our track and field season is short, but intense. It starts at the end of April and culminates with the provincial championship this weekend. Our track team is also our largest team at the school, with 55 athletes competing at our first meet. By the time we get to zones, we’ve lost a few of our athletes through our two qualifying meets, we were still able to send 34 athletes to zones in Red Deer,” said Graeme Thain, athletic director.

We are excited to announce that the same great team at the same great location will now be operating under the name of Maxwell Devonshire Realty!

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Karin Vassberg has enjoyed being an award winning Real Estate Agent for going on 15 years, helping homeowners with what can be the most rewarding, yet scar y, step of the next phase of their life. Not only is K arin licensed in Alber ta as a REALTOR®, she is also licensed in British Columbia. K arin also specializes in acreages, farms, and especially commercial real estate.

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To my new broker Alex Ward, Maxwell Devonshire Realty, thank you for coming out and bringing our Jaywalkers’ tent, my team is very excited. The emails, texts, calls and pop ins to our 5021-50th Street, Camrose office from not only clients, and from people we didn’t know, is so much appreciated. We are so excited about the future. More REALTORS® are joining my office which is so exciting Thank you Camrose and area for supporting us! Looking for ward to helping you in the future. - Best Wishes, Karin Vassberg

“The team had a pretty good day at zones. We qualified 17 to go to provincials, of those athletes seven of them will be competing in individual events along with the relays. We also had some of our athletes qualify for provincials as the zone champion, including Kyra Fedoretz in the junior girls high jump; Alex Ivashchenko in both the intermediate boys 100m and 200m dash; and Dawson Ferguson in the intermediate boys 1,500m. We were once again the top 3A school at zones.”

The Grade 9 track team also had really good results at their divisional track meet, qualifying 15 athletes for their regional meet on June 4.

“After track, you could almost say our athletic season has wrapped up. There is a junior high golf tournament in mid June and then our last event is our athletic celebration on June 13. It’s a day where we can come together and celebrate, and hand out some awards at ÉCCHS.”

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Despite the threat of rain all around the area on May 26, the skies remained open for the hundreds of aircraft that visited Camrose Airport for the 65th Annual Fly-In Breakfast.

of all ages enjoyed watching a variety of

and helicopters take off and land including

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Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster Two-year-old Wren Paquette is all smiles as she digs into her dish of pancakes, served up by volunteers from the Camrose and District Fish and Game Association during the Fly-In Breakfast held on May 26. Spectators planes these adorable sky watchers. Pictured below, left to right back row, are eight-year-old Lincoln and five-year-old Emery Songhurst, four-year-old Ryder Briault and two-year-old Eloise Norrie. Front row, left to right, are four-year-old Vendla Norrie, three-year-old Callum Lyons and two-year-old Addison Norrie.

Mepa to dance on world stage

Mepa is ready to dance on the world stage in Prague, Czech Republic, from June 25 to July 7.

“I was selected to represent Canada, so that is an honour. I started dancing at three years old and had my first solo at five years old. I enjoy and love performing solos,” said Sheriz.

The Churchmice Players Society is o ering a limited number of sponsorships to Theatre Alberta’s


World Performers Canada (WPC) in partnership with Dance World Cup Europe offered her an exciting opportunity to join dancers from across Canada. They want to develop and educate Canadian dancers through travelling, training and performing at elite levels.

“I first started dancing when I was three years old. Now I received a scholarship to go to Europe last year, but I didn’t go because my brother was graduating and we wanted to look for colleges for him during the summer,” Sheriz explained.

www.theatrealber ta.com/ar tstrek/ Students residing within the boundaries of the Battle River School Division, including home school students, are eligible to apply

The sponsorship is 50% of the program fees. Deadline is June 15, 2024. Eligibility requirements of Theatre Alberta Ar tstrek must be met

Please email churchmiceplayer@gmail.com for application form or more information.

They organized a positive and professional experience with rehearsals with top choreographers from across Canada.

“In Prague, I will be performing three dances: jazz, contemporary and lyrical with a group. In lyrical, we have two levels mixed together. In jazz and contemporary, the dancers are all my level. Contemporary has eight dancers, jazz has 10 and lyrical has 13,” she added.

Sheriz will be representing Canada, with other

Canadians, in Dance World Cup in Europe. Between 50 and 60 countries will be attending.

“This is an amazing opportunity for me. I didn’t believe I received a scholarship at first. It was shocking, but then I was really proud of myself too. I’m really excited to go because I have never been and it’s an amazing opportunity,” said the Grade 8 OLMP student.

The National Dance Team will compete in acro, ballet, ballet fusion, jazz, hip hop, commercial, tap,

folklore, national and modern/contemporary events.

Sheriz dances in jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, acro, hip hop and tap, so she will be able to be in several routines in Prague.

WPC has its team members training with world leading master teachers, explores local culture through excursions and experience food tastings and local performance events in the host city.

Canadian dancers will also be excited to engage with and observe more

than 7,500 dancers worldwide during the Dance World Cup events.

Sheriz, 13, has been working on her dance routines at the Camrose Academy of Dance and in Edmonton, outside of her home studio.

“I started dancing lyrical with Hailey Rootsaert at Academy of Dance a few years ago. It is one of my favourites to dance solo. I hope to raise enough funds for this once in a lifetime opportunity,” Sheriz said.

camroselive.ca | 780-608-2922 Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre ***Season launch date change*** Live Concerts First Pick of Shows Door Prizes Show Discounts Full Season Preview Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals is Thursday, June 13 and since we won’t go against the Oilers - GO OILERS GO!We’ve opted to move our season launch to Friday, June 14. PAUL WOIDA Featuring The CAMROSE BOOSTER, June 4, 2024 – Page 13 PHONE 7 806 7 29 17 1 Plus the famous Hagar’s Café alad and Dessert Bar SUND Reservenowfor Featuringanamazing F g g Chicken & Rib Buffet $3295 DAYSLAND PALACETHEATRE JUNE 7, 8 & 9 JUNE 28, 29 & 30 Friday & Saturday – 7:30 pm Sunday Matinee – 2 pm Friday & Saturday – 7:30 pm Sunday Matinee – 2 pm The Fall Guy Action/Comedy/Drama PG Violence, Coarse Language) Starring: Ryan Gosling, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Emily Blunt Based on a T V show One year after suffering a major injur y on a movie set, a stuntman is hired to find the missing star of his ex-girlfriend’s first feature film. JUNE 17 & 19 REEL ALTERNATIVE Monday – 7:30 pm Wednesday - 7:30 pm The Braid Drama PG Starring: Mia Maelzer Sajda Pathan, Nehpal Gautam Three women, Smita, Giulia and Sarah, are from different par ts of the world and have never met but are bound by something intimate and unique. Movie Info through t he Movie Line 780-673-1325 or www.daysar ts.ca or follow us on Facebook @ Daysland Palace Theatre SHOW TIMES: ALL EVENING SHOWS 7:30 pm TICKE TS: Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students $8, Children 3-11 $5, Famil y $25 See you in September! Bad Boys Action/Adventure/Comedy 14A ( Violence, Coarse Language) Starring: Will Smith, Mar tin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig When their former Captain is implicated in corruption, two Miami police officers have to work to clear his name. JUNE 14, 15 & 16 JUNE 21, 22 & 23 Friday & Saturday – 7:30 pm Sunday Matinee – 2 pm Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Science-Fiction PG ( Violence, Not Recommended for Young Children) Starring: Freya Allan, Voice of Owen Teague, Kevin Durand 300 years into the future, an intelligent young chimpanzee teams up with a human to prevent a power hungr y ape from obtaining man-made weapons stored in a for tified facility. Friday & Saturday – 7:30 pm Sunday Matinee – 2 pm Irene’s Vow Drama 14A ( Violence Invol ving Children) Starring: Sophie Nelisse, Dougray Scott, Andrzej Sewer yn Through the eyes of a strong-willed woman comes the remarkable true stor y of Irene Gut, and the triumphs of the human spirit over devastating tragedy, as she risks her life to save a generation of Jews from the atrocities of the Holocaust
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Nominate an artist

In celebration of the incredible artistic talent in Camrose’s own backyard, the Camrose Arts Council is hosting the Mayor’s Arts Awards (MAA) for the second year.

Last year was the inaugural year for the Mayor’s Arts Awards which evoked a buzz in the community of how very lucky Camrose is to have the local talent it does.

The MAA program recognizes two categories of contribution.

The Arts Champion Award recognizing an individual, group or business that has made extraordinary contributions to the arts through one or more of the following: the creation and fostering of artistic endeavors and outstanding contributions in the areas of volunteerism, advocacy, support and development.

The winner of the Arts Champion Award is decided solely by the Mayor’s Arts Awards Committee (no nominations or applications required).

The winner of the Arts Champion Award receives a certificate of recognition which will be presented during the MAA Gala to be held on September 19 at the Bailey Theatre.

Last year’s winner of the Arts Champion Award was Churchmice Players Society.

The Creator Award recognizes the achievements of an individual or group demonstrating, creating, practicing and/or performing art.

This award is selected by the Mayor’s Arts Awards Committee from submissions of applications or nominations from the public.

The deadline for Submissions for this year’s Creator Award closes on June 30.

The winner of the Creator Award will receive a cash prize and certificate of recognition also presented during the September 19 Gala.

Last year’s winner of the Creator Award was Dr. Ardelle Ries, for her outstanding work with the local community choir, SingAble.

The Camrose Arts Council encourages all applications and nominations for the Creator Award, a wonderful opportunity to be recognized by the Council as well as the greater community for contributions to the world of art.

For more information or to submit an application or make a nomination, visit the City of Camrose website at www.camrose.ca, click through Recreation and Culture/Arts and Culture/Camrose Arts Council Mayor’s Arts Awards.


Communit y Grants Available

The Cit y of Camrose is o ering a range of grants and funding to various community organizations. For 2024, Council has set aside $20,000 to fund Discretionar y Grants to be awarded in Februar y and July. Be sure to submit your application by June 17, 2024, for the second granting oppor tunit y. For more information, please go to www camrose. ca/grants.

The CAMROSE BOOSTER, June 4, 2024 – Page 14 IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING 2024 PROPERTY TA X NOTICE S 2024 Proper ty Ta x Notices were mailed ou t May 17, 2024 If yo u do not receive a 2024 Notice by June 3, 2024, please call th e Ci ty of Camros e at 78 0- 6724426 an d as k for a co py of your 2024 Ta x Notice Regardle ss of whethe r a Ta x Notice is received , proper ty ta xe s are st il l du e July 2, 2024 , an d any outs ta ndin g balanc e af ter this time will be subjec t to a 6% penalt y on July 3, 2024, an d a monthl y penalt y of 1. 5% on outs ta ndin g balances each mont h therea fter It is currently taking 4- 6 weeks for the City of Camrose to receive notification of property title changes from Albe rta Land Titles If you have purchase d a proper ty between Apri l 1, 2024 and now, the City may not have the correct inform at ion to issue and mail out your 2024 Proper ty Ta x Notice


Land Use Bylaw #3222-22 Development Permit #506 3 – Variances

The Cit y of Camrose Development Authority has received an application of variances for a Duplex structure. The variance requests would permit an encroachment of 0.27m into the rear yard setbacks, located within the R2 – Mixed Use Residential District at:

Units 16 & 17, Condo Plan 1720964: 5915 & 5917 - 24 Avenue Close, Camrose, AB

For fur ther information, or any person(s) having comments of suppor t or objection may contact Planning & Development

Ser vices, 5204-50 Avenue, Camrose, AB T4V 0S8

Tel: 780.672.4428, Fax: 780.672.6316, email: planning@ camrose.ca by June 11, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. Written correspondence shall include name, address and reason for suppor t or objection.

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Council meetings bylaw amendments

City of Camrose Council gave first reading to an updated Council Meeting Procedures Bylaw 332624, including four motions by council to amend the Bylaw.

City of Camrose Legislative Services coordinator Ben Cowan presented revisions to the initial draft of the updated Council Meeting Procedures based on feedback from council during the April 8 Committee of the Whole meeting.

Councillor Lucas Banack spoke in opposition of Section 16, placing a time limit for Public Commentary of 15 minutes total, but agreed with the five minute cap on individual speakers.

“I agree we should have a limit of five minutes per person, but don’t think it should be capped at 15 minutes (total).”

Cowan replied that this is the Section that requires more clarity from Council. “Based on Council’s feedback we would present an amended version for second and third reading.”

Cowan referred to City of Camrose manager Malcolm Boyd to provide information on the current audio/video/meeting management system in Council Chambers.

“Our current audio visual system and the request for voting system is coming to the end of life. We intend on bringing on a business case for the replacement of that system in the upcoming budget,” explained Boyd, adding that he previously requested input from council as to the functionality of the new system.

“The only feedback I received was a proposal to have a screen which showed who voted. Currently, we have the functionality to record votes in terms of how many for/ against, but not the names of who voted. I was looking for input on that and anything else council feels is missing from the audio/ visual/voting system.”

Councillor Don Rosland commented, “I am requesting that all votes be recorded in council minutes and how each councillor voted. I feel it is important for residents to see how council voted on agenda items that may be of interest to them. It is time for us to move forward in that direction. We are at a population of 20,000 and it would provide some accountability

for us sitting around the table.”

Boyd added that, at this time, in lieu of having a system capable of digitally recording votes, the votes will have to be recorded manually during the meeting and the councillors will need to ensure they raise their hands so the recorder is able to see the vote.

Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy suggested amending the section regarding recording of meetings. “It doesn’t reflect our current practice which is to archive video recordings. So should we put that wording in there, because currently we are doing more than what it says.”

Cowan replied, “What we can do prior to bringing this back for second reading is to add language that says essentially all broadcasting of meetings will be archived, unless there are mechanical difficulties.”

Councillor Joy-Anne Murphy moved, seconded by councillor Lana Broker, to provide direction to administration to amend ByLaw 3326-24 to include in recording of council meetings the fact that all broadcast meetings that are recorded without technical difficulties are archived and accessible.

Councillor Lucas Banack moved, seconded by councillor Kevin Hycha, to provide direction to administration to amend ByLaw 3326-24 to include Public Commentary limited to five minutes per person but unlimited commentators.

Councillor Don Rosland moved, seconded by councillor DJ Ilg, to provide direction to administration to amend ByLaw 3326-24, that all votes by councillors be recorded and shown in the minutes and that the recording and minutes indicate how each councillor voted.

Councillor Murphy made a second motion, seconded by councillor Agnes Hoveland, to provide direction to administration to amend ByLaw 3326-24, to change the language on what the minutes for Committee of the Whole and regular Council include.

The amended bylaw will be brought back to council for second and third reading at a future council meeting.

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ÉCCHS grads head into the future

On May 24, École Camrose Composite High School staff, special guests, family and friends bid farewell and offered congratulations and best wishes to the École Camrose Composite High School Grade 12 class of 2024.

Students were presented in all their finery to the theme for the afternoon’s ceremony, “Carpe Diem” meaning “seize the day”, taking their rightful place in the parade of students.

Opening remarks were given by ÉCCHS principal Shane Gau.

“Class Farewell is a very special occasion for our school community as we all come together to acknowledge the years of hard work and all the successes they (Grade 12 students) have achieved. It is a time to celebrate accomplishments, reflect on challenges, and thank those who have played an important role in each of our students’ lives these past 13 years.”

Coordinators of Ceremonies

Athena Sveinbjornson and Austin Vikse welcomed remarks from Battle River School Division board trustee Doug Algar and Camrose MLA Jackie Lovely.

Students Olivia Saby, Shaniah Veranga and Hyacinth Ante offered congratulations to fellow students on their hard work and achievements that brought them to this day. They spoke of the friendships through the years and the important role those friendships played. “Friendships are one of the biggest motivating factors throughout not only all of high school, but when we move forward into the next stages of life. Without the power of friendship or whatever it may be, we wouldn’t have gotten to where we are today.”

Students Akari Okada, Emily Brosius and Brooke Foidart delivered thanks to the teachers, with response from ÉCCHS teachers Jessica Sellin and Shelly Taylor.

Students Larkyn Belich, Simran Simran and Jenelle Martens thanked parents on behalf of the Grade 12 students.

Together they thanked parents for providing support and making sacrifices throughout their lives.

“From the first steps we took to the ones we are about to take, you have been with us, giving us guidance and a little shove to make it all happen and even though it’s been said before, we genuinely couldn’t have done it without you.”

Kyla Martens and Karen Belich responded to the recognition of parents.

This year’s valedictorian, Karishma Sainbhee, delivered a thought provoking address to her fellow graduates, school staff and guests, beginning with a heartfelt thank you to ÉCCHS staff and teachers for their dedication to the success of all students. “I speak on the behalf of all of us that we are extremely grateful for all of the teachers

In a touching tribute to her sister, Hershita, who passed away in June 2018 in a tragic automobile accident, Karishma said that even though Hershita was not there to celebrate this important day with her, she knew Hershita would be proud of her. “She was, and always will be, my role model, my older sister who always made me laugh and I will forever look up to her.”

Karishma commented on how she was celebrating not only her’s but the graduation that Hershita was unable to experience. “To commemorate her outstanding achievements, I would like to announce that a bench will be placed in her name near the main entrance of the Comp.”

Karishma recognized the contributions and efforts of all students on working towards this day and shared a message that grades should not determine a person’s worth.

“I put my emotions and self worth under the control of these numbers (grades), and I’m sure many of you can relate to me. I hope this type of stress does not bring down any one of you from achieving all that you can. Everyone has their own skill set and their own talents.”

In conclusion, Karishma said, “I encourage each one of you to be fierce, and to pursue your dreams, passions and ambitions, and to live like there’s no tomorrow.”

The keynote speakers for this year’s ceremony were ÉCCHS longtime teachers Greg Barclay and Paul Lange, with a dual action comedic tribute to the students and the theme of the year.

“Carpe Diem is not merely a Latin phrase. It is a call to action, to embrace the opportunities that lie before us with courage, enthusiasm, and determination,” noted Greg.

Paul added, “Carpe Diem, or seize the day, urges us to make the most of the present moment, to live fully and embrace the opportunities that surround us. In the context of your educational journey, it holds even greater significance. As you navigate the halls of knowledge, face challenges, and pursue your dreams, it’s essential to recognize the value of each moment.”

On a final note, Greg and Paul quoted the words and lyrics of an icon relatable to the Grade 12 students, Taylor Swift, reminding students to “seize the day with the fervor of a fearless heart.”

Paul remarked, “Carpe diem, for in the dance of existence, our steps echo the rhythm of possibility and with every stride we compose the masterpiece of our destiny.”

Greg added, “In embracing the philosophy of Carpe Diem, we harness the power of the present to shape what is yet to come.”

The ceremony concluded with the presentation of certificates and congratulations by principal Gau and assistant principals Chad Kendal, Paula Neuman and Sandra Wills, who also

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ÉCCHS principal Shane Gau ÉCCHS Coordinators of Ceremonies Athena Sveinbjornson, left, and Austin Vikse ÉCCHS 2024 valedictorian Karishma Sainbhee ÉCCHS Grade 12 student Marjen Sidoy looks stunning as she walks in the Grade 12 Farewell parade of students. ÉCCHS Grade 12 student Luca Taylor looks dapper as he walks in the Grade 12 Farewell parade of students. ÉCCHS 2024 Farewell Ceremonies keynote speakers Paul Lange, left, and Greg Barclay ÉCCHS Grade 12 Student Willam Brennan accepts congratulations from principal Shane Gau. ÉCCHS Grade 12 student Larkyn Belich accepts congratulations from principal Shane Gau.


Vision Credit Union steps up for Jaywalkers’ parking

One of the reasons behind the proposed move (since defeated) of Jaywalkers’ Jamboree away from downtown Camrose is the 2024 growth spurt on 51 Street.

Several key parcels of land used in previous years for ride placement or preferred parking have been sold and are presently the sites of significant commercial building activity.

One parcel that remains vacant is at the corner of 51 Street and 49 Avenue. However, this land, too, has recently sold.

According to Vision Credit Union CEO, Steve Friend, “The growth of Vision Credit Union province wide through organic growth and several mergers with other Credit Unions, has resulted in a significant increase in staffing (260

employees total) and the need for additional space for head office employees.

“It is important to our board that we keep our administrative offices in Camrose, so we are close to finalizing plans for a 15,000-square foot building with 42 parking stalls on this property. Our groundbreaking will happen this fall, potentially as early as October.

“In the meantime, we recognize the need for vehicle parking for Jaywalkers’ Jamboree. With this in mind, we asked Five Star Home Solutions, our project management company, to grade and gravel the lot in time for this year’s downtown festival.”

Vision Credit Union would like to remind anyone who parks their vehicle on this lot that they are doing so at their own risk.

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Lake owns a 1955 Pontiac Pathfinder.

The 1955 Pontiac Pathfinder is a notable car, especially within the Canadian market.

“I bought this car in Lethbridge in 2006. I think it was a service vehicle, either a fire chief or police chief’s car, because it was Greystone White originally and you could only get that colour in Canada,” explained Steve.

The Pontiac Pathfinder was a model built specifically for the Canadian market by General Motors of Canada. It was produced in the mid-1950s, including 1955.

“It is just a basic car, but it was priced $1,500 more than a ’55 Chevy at the time because it was a Pontiac. It doesn’t have a radio or reverse lights, an entry level car. If you had money, you bought a Laurentian,” suggested Steve.

The Pathfinder shared many components with Chevrolet models, which was a common practice at the time to reduce production costs and cater to the specific needs of the Canadian market.

“My friend had a collection of cars down in Lethbridge and he just bought this one and it was sitting in his backyard by his hot

tub. His wife said get it off the deck,” he laughed.

The 1955 Pontiac Pathfinder was available in several body styles, including a two-door sedan, a four-door sedan, and a station wagon.


The exterior design featured the distinctive Pontiac split grille and dual chrome strips running the length of the hood, which were characteristic of Pontiac styling at the time. The interior was relatively simple but functional, reflecting the car’s positioning as an affordable family vehicle. The Pathfinder was positioned as an affordable, reliable car for Canadian families, taking advantage of shared components with Chevrolet to keep costs down. The Pathfinder was popular in Canada due to its affordability and reliability. It provided a good balance of performance and economy, making it a practical choice for many Canadians.

Today, the 1955 Pontiac Pathfinder is considered a classic car and can be of interest to collectors, particularly those who focus on Canadian automotive history. Restored models can sometimes be seen at classic car shows and are appreciated for their unique place in the history of Pontiac and General Motors in Canada.

While the Pathfinder shared many similarities with United States Pontiac models, its use of Chevrolet mechanical components set it apart. This blend of Pontiac styling with Chevrolet engineering made it a distinctive model in the Pontiac lineup of the time.

The Pathfinders usually had Chevrolet engines and drive trains, with in-line sixes or 283 V8 engines.

The automotive section of Pathfinder found its way back to life

basic Canadian-made Pontiac.

“The car came complete with four mice. I caught three of them and I never found the fourth one. It has a 1962 engine, a 283. It had piston that broke, so I decided to fix the engine. The transmission is from 1967 and I fixed that too. It is a two-speed Powerglide,” added Steve.

The Pathfinder typically came with a Chevrolet inline-six engine. The standard engine for the 1955 Chev model was a 235 cubic inch (3.9 L) Blue Flame engine, but Pontiacs often came with a 261 engine.

Options usually included a three-speed manual transmission, with an optional Powerglide two-speed automatic transmission.

“The car is not original, but I like taking it out for cruises and car shows. It only has 130,000 miles on it, so it should last a while. I did a full frame off restoration, but the interior is still original,” said Steve.

“I added disc brakes. I added intake valves so it

breathes better. I had to rewire everything because of the mice. Everything underneath has been replaced,” Steve said.

“If I had an original picture of the vehicle when it was a service vehicle, I would take it right back to the way it was. There are holes in the roof from when they had lights on top and on the fender. It sat for 12 years before I got the car. It’s just a fun car to drive.”

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Community Justice awards to be held in Camrose

Mark September 14 on your calendars to join Camrose Police Service (CPS) in recognizing outstanding contributions in making Alberta communities safer places for everyone, as they host the 2024 Alberta Community Justice Awards ceremony at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre.

The Awards, presented by the Ministries of Justice and Public Safety and Emergency Services, acknowledge the efforts of individuals, youth, organizations, businesses, community groups and police who have made extraordinary contributions to community justice through sustainable and effective crime prevention, victim services and restorative justice, among other community justice activities and initiatives.

Awards are given in each of the following categories with nominees fitting the criteria as described:

• Emerging Excellence: the individual, organization or business has played a key role in an emerging community justice initiative that is responding to local needs.

• Innovation: the individual/organization employs innovative solutions or approaches in their mandated work. These innovative efforts are shown to be effective and address local community needs.

• Service Enhancement: the individual/organization takes deliberate and

logical steps to enhance their services. There is a clearly articulated plan in place, and there is close monitoring and evaluation of service delivery outcomes.

• Partnerships and Collaboration: the individual/organization builds connections and effective partnerships with agencies and complementary organizations in the community. There is a demonstration of effective working relationships and increased capacity to increase safety and serve clients (where applicable).

• Enhancing Justice: recognizes the individual(s)/ organization(s) for outstanding achievement in the administration of justice.

“On behalf of Camrose Police Service, we are very excited to be given the opportunity to host the Alberta Community Justice Awards in our community,” said CPS Chief of Police Dean LaGrange. “These awards bring to light the continued efforts of everyone in our community to help prevent crime and make Camrose a safe place for everyone to live, work and play.”

Albertans are encouraged to nominate anyone they know who fits any of the selection criteria as noted above.

To nominate someone visit the following website at www.alberta.ca/albertacommunity-justice-awards

Nominations are open until June 12.

Community Bus fares eliminated

During the May 27 City of Camrose regular meeting, council approved the elimination of the Community Bus fares, which are currently $2 for a one-way fare, effective July 2, based on a recommendation from the Community Transit Advisory Committee.

Administration sited the following reasons for removing the $2 fare from the Community Bus: eliminate barriers to transit use and increase ridership, eliminate administration cost to manage cash and infrastructure costs to progress into a cashless system and reduce the risk of safety to drivers not having to have cash on board.

be an issue,” said City of Camrose manager Malcolm Boyd. “We would have to have a lot more buses to get a lot more riders going to a lot more places more often. With this minimum route, we are really providing that safety net service, not a convenience service. We cannot compare ourselves to ETS, it is not the same.”

Boyd said it is worth considering the concern of taking away the fare then reinstating the fare in the future. “However, the portion of revenue compared to the expense of the community bus is pretty small. If we can, we should do something to encourage people to use it.”

“The City would receive a portion of the advertising revenue,” said Johnson. “Administration tasks for the City would be minimal, but may include approving the installation or removal of bench locations, advising COA of any vandalism, and reviewing financial statements that support shared revenue amounts.”

Johnson sited the following benefits for the City for having a bus bench advertising program: making bus stops more visible; offering riders or pedestrians a place to sit; additional revenue to the City and offering a space for businesses and the City to advertise.


Can a person take a photo of their driver’s licence to present to an officer when asked for identification?


No, Section 167(1) of the Alberta Traffic Safety Act states that “upon demand of a peace officer, a driver must present a subsisting driver’s licence.” Not a copy, not a photo, not a reasonable facsimile…the actual driver’s licence. With the advancement of technology, it has become too easy to produce fake ID. It is difficult enough to determine a fake ID when physically holding it, let alone from a picture on a phone. Similar to going through Customs, you must produce your passport, not a photo of it.

In the report presented to council, City of Camrose Infrastructure general manager Kristofer Johnson indicated that the total revenue collected by the City for bus fares in 2023 was $13,432 and $11,888 in 2022.

Boyd added that as a community, Camrose spends a significantly lower portion on public transit than most other cities.

Bus bench advertising

The Camrose Community Bus provides a fixed route transit service on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and also offers group booking opportunities on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Council voiced some concern over the loss of revenue and whether that could be offset revenue generated from the bus bench program (next on agenda) or a reduction in funding for transit tokens that are currently distributed to some bus riders.

Council also discussed the challenges of reinstating the bus fares in the future.

During the May 27 meeting Council also directed Administration to enter into an agreement with Creative Outdoor Advertising (COA) for a bus bench advertising program.

In the report to Council, Johnson noted that the City was contacted by COA expressing an interest in providing a bus bench advertising program in Camrose.

After receiving the request, the City issued a Request for Interest to any other interested parties that may want to offer a similar program. “The City received only the one submission, from Creative Outdoors Advertising,” said Johnson.

Because COA would only remove naturally falling snow from the benches during the monthly site inspections and not snow from the concrete pad or sidewalk, administration requested direction from council on the levels of service they would like the City to provide for snow removal at the bus stops.

Currently, the City does not provide snow removal at bus stops unless they are at a City-owned facility. According to the Snow Removal Bylaw, property owners must remove all snow and ice from any sidewalk adjacent to their property, which may include a sidewalk in front of a bus stop. This does not include boulevards.

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“Given my history with the bus route, in its current form, it’s difficult to imagine growth that is going to

According to Johnson, COA would manage the program including supplying, installing, ongoing maintenance/cleaning and possible relocation of the bus benches.

Council directed administration to investigate options to provide snow removal by reaching out to other municipalities that have transit systems and reporting back to council with a recommendation of service level and associated costs.

Dean LaGrange Chief of Police Camrose Police Ser vice
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Read me a book

It all started with a hardcover book given to us by Camrose Family Literacy at one of the first parent-tot classes we attended. The book was called Read me a Book by Barbara Reid, and its simple verses went like this: “Tell me a story, read me a book, bounce me a poem, let’s take a look. Read around the garden, upstairs and down, underneath the covers. Tell it one more time, pick out something new. The very best beginning is…to read a book with you!”

The colourful pages showed moms, dads, siblings and grandparents reading and telling stories in all sorts of different settings–from walking in the park to being at the grocery store. The book’s simple message is that reading to our kids is important, and it’s been so worthwhile for us to continue our ritual of bedtime reading as our children have grown.

Some of the benefits of bedtime reading are more obvious than others; increased vocabulary and literacy skills, a wind-down time at bedtime, and bonding time between parent and child. Daily reading time means snuggling in close, being present, slowing down, and investing in some needed one-on-one time. (It also requires our full attention because they expect us to know the characters we are reading about–no spacing out allowed!) As they get older, it can sometimes be the only time of the day that they accept a snuggle.

Research from the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting found that reading to children while they are babies impacts their reading and vocabulary skills a whole four years later, when it’s time to begin school. What a staggering impact those 10 to 15 minutes at bedtime can have! Even when kids learn to read to themselves, studies have shown that having someone read out loud to them has this surprising result: children who are read to have better imaginations because they have to interpret the stories they are hearing.

There’s also research that suggests that in preschoolers, being read a book helps them to fall asleep easier and stay asleep longer. Kids whose bedtime routine includes a book may be less likely to resist bedtime.

I love reading my own books and to be honest, the world feels a little off kilter when I don’t have a good book on the go, so it was a very natural evolution for us to read to our kids.

We’ve read all kinds of individual books over the years by authors like Stan and Jan Berenstain or Robert Munsch, but my favourite is when each child has a series that we work our way through together. We have read the Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder; Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery; Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling; Imaginary Veterinary by Suzanne Selfors; Dragon Masters by Tracey West; Fudge series by Judy Blume; and the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan.

If I’m being really, really honest, bedtime reading is one of my favourite parts of the day, and I make sure to rarely miss our nightly reading routine. Basically, whatever that child is interested in is what we will read; each of them only became an independent reader once they found books that interested them personally. As soon as my youngest discovered graphic novels last summer, his reading skills improved dramatically.

Occasionally I worry that I should try even harder to keep reading to my 14-year-old. Sometimes she will accept a bedtime story or at least a good chat about the day and bedtime tuck, but the reading she does on her own is also important. Research shows that independent reading at bedtime for adolescents helps foster good sleeping habits and can even protect against mental health problems like anxiety.

Mystery readers

Local NHL hockey players and mystery readers Parker Kelly and Nick Holden stopped in at St. Patrick School to read to students during the Tournament of Books on May 17.

“I think it is cool to come back to schools here and read to students because I was born and raised here. My

are growing up, you don’t value that as much as when you get older. We are very fortunate, through hockey, that we are able to visit different places and see other cultures. When you are younger, you are able to travel through books. It is a great way for students to have that. Literacy is such a big thing because it gives you an imagination and later in life you can have those experiences on things that you have read,” continued Nick.

“We didn’t make playoffs, so we have to find a way to make it into the top eight teams in the east. Hopefully, we have a good summer and everyone trains hard to be ready to go. For me personally, I thought I had a pretty good year, a season of improvement. I had a step up in the offensive side of the game and that is something I wanted to work on. For next year, hopefully I can sign a new contract and be back in Ottawa. I’m a free agent right now,” said Parker.

“I trained all summer last year, hoping to play. Nothing came around, so I was happy to be done as well. Vegas offered me a player development role as I was going through the transition of not playing. I helped coach the newly drafted players and free agent signings in preparing for a higher level of hockey. That was fun to be a part of. I only had to go to Vegas once a month, so I could still live here. I was able to have a family life. I’m happy how my career went, but I want to be involved with my children,” explained Nick.

mom is at Sifton School and I went there to read as well,” shared Parker, who has played for the Ottawa Senators for the past few years.

“I always enjoyed getting out into the community while I was playing. I like everything about being part of a community. Now that I am retired and living here full time, it’s great to engage with the community and I coach the kids’ sports teams, so this is just another way to be involved,” said Nick, who last played with the Ottawa Senators.

“If I was able to go back to when I was younger, I probably would have read more books. In all aspects of life, whether it is public speaking or writing essays, it broadens your horizon by reading books. Books have a lot of power in them and include a lot of good stories. I think it is really important that, at an early age, you get into reading and it definitely helps when you get older,” added Parker.

“Knowledge is power and reading is a way to gain knowledge. When you

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Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster NHL hockey player Nick Holden read Stuck, written by Oliver Jeffers. Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster St. Patrick Catholic School students were treated to two very special “mystery” readers on May 24, as the Tournament of Books wound up. Pictured above is NHL hockey player, Parker Kelly, reading The Day the Crayons Quit, written by Drew Daywalt.
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This kit model included the original door etching that surrounds this amazing home. The owner has left more than 70 per cent of the heritage style in place to give you that historic feel.

It has beautiful original hardwood, preserved light fixtures, wood burning fireplace, original baseboards, door handles, and built-in original formal dining room cabinet with exquisite glass in place along with the door handles.

The spiral staircase goes upstairs to the second and third bedroom (with awesome closet space) and is absolutely breathtaking. Your future den awaits you with a glorious view as your children come home from school, excited because the bus picks them up right out front the doorstep.

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MaxWell real estate office opens

Camrose real estate agent Karin Vassberg launched the new office of MaxWell Devonshire Realty on Main Street on May 29.

“It was confusing to have two branches of Royal LePage, so we made the switch to MaxWell, a well know Canadian company. Now we can market our listings under MaxWell. I brought our staff together, because I include them in all our decisions, and I talked to my broker. We switched to a new broker and the listings are moving over. The clients like the change and the move to MaxWell,” said Karin.

“We fit so well together. MaxWell even supports women’s shelters and animal shelters, my favourite charities.”

Karin added, “Helping clients has always been my number one priority. Now we advertise our address and location. We no longer have to hide our address. Now we

have a new identity. I’m so excited. It has been hard to keep this a secret, we have been working hard,” Karin admitted.

“My goal is to be a broker in the future. My broker at Royal LePage said I should switch and my team here encouraged me. So, the next step for me is to be a broker. I love Camrose and have been here since Grade 3. The community has meant so much to my family,” said Karin.

She often has one of her dogs at the office to offer a calming effect on clients who may be stressing over a big move or purchase. “The dogs just calm everyone and makes them happy. No one needs to stress over making a decision,” said Karin.

“We will have a tent in front of our store for Jaywalkers’ Jamboree. We are handing out ice cream and freezies. We will have plastic axe throwing and face painting to raise money for charity.”

Saralyn Laurel Karen Lehman

June 9, 1993 ~ March 10, 2024

We, Saralyn’s family, want to say thank you to all who have reached out during this heartbreaking and sorrowful time.

To our family, friends and community for all the support that has been given to us at this time, and to those who are still reaching out, it has meant and means the world to us.

Thank you to all who came by our home, to all who sent or brought flowers, to all who brought food, and to those who brought things for Hayden (Saralyn’s son).

A special thank you to for all the monetary gifts that were given. We were and still are overwhelmed by the generosity of all of you. We will be forever grateful.

Also, special thank you to Tish from Tish’s Fashions, to Morgan and Bonita from The Beauty Bar Company, to Hillary from Hair by Hillary – your gifts, treatment and thoughtfulness to Laurel will never be forgotten. Thank you for the care and treatment of Kirsten and Hayden as well.

Thank you to Kevin and Lori Gillrie from K & L International for the beautiful memorial cards, to the Camrose Kinsmen Club for the donation to Hayden’s education fund.

To Lorrie Sitler, who was our rock through all this, and to Saralyn’s BFFs (you know who you are), we love you all!

Also, thank you to all who came to Saralyn’s Celebration of Life. We missed seeing many of you, but your presence was felt and so much appreciated.

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Douglas Percy Noden

March 14, 1931 ~ May 8, 2024

Douglas (Doug) Percy Noden of Camrose, formerly of New Norway, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at the age of 93 years.

Alongside his love for his wife, family and farming Doug had a passion for photography. He always had his camera handy to take pictures of nature or anything that sparked his interest.  Doug really enjoyed taking pictures in Irma’s flower garden, squirrels, insects, puppies, and all family gatherings.

Doug is survived by his son Andrew (Susan) of New Norway; sonin-law Dave Whitford of Alix; two grandchildren Jason Whitford and Lynn Weiss (John); five great-grandchildren; four great-greatgrandchildren; his sister Barb Steadman of Camrose; two sisters-inlaw; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Doug was predeceased by his wife Irma; his parents Reginald (Rex) and Lillian Noden; son Robert; daughter Bonnie Whitford; brother-in-law Bill Steadman; and nephew Don Steadman.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 6, 2024, from the Camrose United Church officiated by Rev. Helen Reed. An inurnment will take place in the New Norway Cemetery for family.

If family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Duhamel Historical Society or to the charity of one’s choice.

To send condolences, please visit www.burgarfuneralhome.com

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Martin A. Tulloch

October 26, 1960 ~ May 17, 2024

Martin Tulloch of New Norway, Alberta, passed away on Friday, May 17, 2024, at the age of 63 years

Left to cherish his memory are his two daughters Jeanine (Jason) Broen of Camrose, Alberta, and Michelle Tulloch of Wetaskiwin, Alberta; six grandchildren; mother Joan Hill; siblings Robert (Carrie) Tulloch, Marlene (Floyd) Simpkins, Lois (Daryl) Vandusen and Bernice (Doug) Boomhower; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Martin was predeceased by his father James Tulloch; and brothers Charles Tulloch and Kevin Tulloch . A private celebration of life will be held later this month.

In loving memory of Margaret Cote who passed away on June 3, 2010

Remembrance is a golden chain Death tries to break but all in vain;

To have, to love and then to part Is the greatest sorrow of one’s heart.

Time may wipe our many things, But this they wipe out never –The memory of those happy days

When we were all together. Missing you always, Pam, Dave and girls

In loving memory of Irvin Frank who passed away on June 7, 2019

One precious to our hearts has gone,

The voice we loved is stilled; The place made vacant in our home

Can never more be filled. Our Father in His wisdom called

The one His love had given, And so on earth the body lies, His soul is safe in Heaven. Forever missed and loved, Patricia Frank and family

Ted Kleinmeyer

Ted Kleinmeyer was an entertainer, a dedicated employee and an active community member who enjoyed the company of friends and family throughout his life. Dad seemed happiest spending time outdoors, hosting parties with friends and cooking five-star breakfasts, whether it was a camping trip to Radium with Uncle Gordy and Aunt Shirley (never mind the motorhome drag races that happened), heading to Jackfish Lake camping with different aunts and uncles, or snowmobiling on weekends north of Sedgewick.

Being active in the community was important for Dad and he demonstrated this in each community in which we lived through Lions Club events, Kinsmen Club events or being a member of town council. He made many friends, and great memories, wherever he went (I have the pictures to prove it!).

Please come and join us in celebrating Dad’s life and his memory. We have planned a barbeque with hotdogs and hamburgers along with beverages. We will do our best to host you in the way that our Dad would have. I am pretty sure he would approve.

Location: 13 Mackenzie Drive, Sedgewick, AB

Date: June 15, 2024

Time: 3:00 p.m.

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The CAMROSE BOOSTER, June 4, 2024 – Page 25 Over 118 years of dedicated service Phone 780.672.2121 4817-51 Avenue, Camrose www.burgarfuneralhome.com Recorded Obituary Line: 780-679-2400 Daysland: 780-374-3535 • Burial and Cremation Services • Pre-arranged Funeral Plans • Monument Sales and Service Directors: Bart Orr, Colin Yuha, Troy Shackel Funeral Staff: Dalas Kosinski Of ce Staff: Donell Nycholat, Debbie Breker, Hannah Knopf Funeral Attendants: Bill Schafer, Alvin Koehli, Barrie Fenby, Robert Lyslo, Wanita Toews, Kerry Grettum, Loya Steinwandt, Barry Burkard, Mark Yuha, Raymond Cyre, Koreen Cyre, Ernie Nycholat ExperienceExpertiseand 4918-51 Street, Camrose Phone 780-672-8851 Estate Planning • Wills • Enduring Power of Attorney • Personal Directives Estate Administration • Legal services associated with probate of the will Batt le River Communit y Foundation Box 1122 Ca mrose, AB T4V 4E7 Phone 78 0- 679- 04 49 How does the Granting Process with the Battle River Community Foundation work? The Grants Committee of the BRCF receives applications by the dead line of August 15 (v isit www.brcf.ca for an application form). Al l applications are then scored by the committee members in accordance with a specif ic formula. Successf ul applications are then recommended to the Board for approval Q. A. Honour your depa rted fr iend or relative …w it h a memorial gift that will do good in their na me forever.
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WORKER – part-time, for adult male in wheelchair. 20-28 hours per week. Round Hill area. Valid driver’s licence. Will train. Wage to be discussed. Send resumé to broblin.br@gmail.com or text 604-793-3756.



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BURSARIES – The Ladies Auxiliary of Branch #57 Camrose Legion is, once again, offering bursaries to graduates of City and County of Camrose High Schools who are going on to further education. Application forms for several categories of bursaries are available at the Camrose Legion. For further information please contact: Linda Stevenson 780-672-1963 or Agnes Minnes 780-672-4302. Bursary packages available at Legion: L.A. Local, L.A. Provincial Command, Branch Local, Poppy Fund. Deadline is August 31, 2024.


TOURNAMENT – Saturday, June 22 – Sunday, June 23. $160 per team – maximum 64 teams. Registrations accepted immediately by emailing rosalindelks209@gmail.com. Payment, team captain, and phone number are required to guarantee a spot. Teams must have at least one member of each gender. Rosalind Arena and Sports Grounds. Camping available on site $10 per night (no services).

HOME – seeking evening and weekend help. Competitive wages. Please call Zach at 780226-7249 or email resumé to zaholmes19@gmail.com.


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


SELF-INKING STAMPS –Every shape, size, and colour. We deliver, right to your office. Camrose Booster Ltd., 4925-48 St., Camrose. Call us at 780-672-3142.



Potable Water Hauling

Residential, Commercial, Oilfield Gerald and Marla Steinwand, Owners PHONE 780-679-9134


Don’t put off those projects any longer! Give me a call and we can plan together. Devin Meakins, Ph. 780-853-1080


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

THE SHIRT OFF MY BACK TAILORING in Camrose Tues. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thurs. Evening and Sat.: By Appointment Closed: Sun., Mon. and Holidays Please call 780- 672-4793

2473275 ALBERTA LTD.

• Pressure Washing • Steaming • Drain Cleaning Kevin Yarkowski 780-781-7974


NEED YOUR GUTTERS CLEANED? Eavestrough or downspout repairs? New installation of eavestroughs, downspouts and gutter guards – WE DO IT ALL! Call Elite Gutters 1-780782-1033 or elite-gutters.ca



ROOMS FOR RENT in the Scotney and Jacqueline character homes. Both are 2.5 blocks from university in Camrose. Clean, quiet and bright. Rent is $495 - $600 monthly plus DD and includes WiFi, utilities, recycle pick-up, yard care and snow removal. Partially furnished w/ shared laundry. (Some rooms are fully furnished for international students.) This is an affordable, quality accommodation that fills quickly. (Some rooms still available.) No partiers, smokers or pets allowed. Reduced rate over the summer for students. Please call Dave P., 780678-6163.


SPACE – 4917-50 Street. Second floor with reception area, lunch room and two private rooms. Elevator. $900/mo. includes utilities. 780-679-5085.


SPACE – located in high traffic, southerly area of Main Street, Camrose. Generous 1,664 sq. ft. of prime space at 4868-50 Street. Nicely decorated, air conditioned. $2160/mo., triple net. Clean, dry storage space in basement also available. Available immediately. Call Blain or Don at 780-6723142, the fairest, most reasonable people in the business.


APARTMENT – In excellent condition! Perfect for seniors. The suite has stove, fridge, dishwasher, washer and dryer, blinds and one parking stall. Heat, water, garbage pick up, Telus TV and internet included. Building has an elevator and social room. No smoking building. Call 780-233-0224 for more info or to set up a viewing.


Generous 794 sq. ft. suite, suitable for three or more staff. Includes two private offices. Ground floor, easily accessible. Modern building in downtown Camrose. Bright, quiet, air conditioned. $1206.22/mo., plus share of operating expenses. Call Blain Fowler or Don Hutchinson, 780-672-3142 days, two of the fairest, most reasonable fellows in the business.


Selection of very nice street level offices in newer airconditioned building in Downtown Camrose

* Single offices from $224.08 per month

* Quiet, considerate neighbours

* Easy access

* Lots of parking for customers

* Energized parking for tenants

* Immediate occupancy

* Come and have a look! Call Blain Fowler or Don Hutchinson, 780-672-3142 days, the fairest, most reasonable fellows in the business!


STREET LEVEL SPACE –4913-50 Avenue. 450 sq. ft. Set up for hair salon, but could be used for anything. Available June 1. $550/mo. includes heat and water. 780-679-5085.

EXTRA LARGE SECOND FLOOR OFFICE – on Main Street, Camrose. 340 sq. ft. former broadcast studio, super quiet. Very well-kept property. Quiet, considerate neighbours. $468.63/ mo., including utilities. Call Blain Fowler or Don Hutchinson, 780-672-3142 days. Two of the fairest, most reasonable fellows in the business.



Angus, Red Angus and Polled Herefords. Yearlings and twoyear-olds. Call Ken Prichard, 780-608-6080.


W6 TRACTOR – 8 ft. double disk, 8 ft. cultivator, 3-bottom plow, sprayer, 6 ft. tiller – all for $3,500 obo. Two-wheel trailer $500. Grinder, for grinding chop, $150. 780-679-4375.

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



– walk-behind mowers and John Deere lawn tractors. Call J.D.’s Small Engine for more info at 780-679-3414.


“Mega Bounce” trampoline, originally purchased from Red Deer Trampoline World. High quality. See specifications on Super-Fun website. All components (except frame) stored indoors every winter. Everything in great condition, set up and available to try out. Asking $745. Text 780-781-7093. EGGS – Free range, organic eggs from happy hens. $5/ dozen, delivered once a week to Camrose. If interested call or text 519-551-4958.

WESTERN PAPERBACK BOOKS – FREE! Take all. 780608-1722.

MARTHA’S MUSIC RETIREMENT SALE – we’re selling all store fixtures, clothing racks, mannequins, and other typical items used in retailing. 780-679-0826.


6311-55 AVENUE – Thursday, June 6, noon to 7 p.m.; Friday, June 7, noon to 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Household items.


1965 MERCURY PARKLANE – convertible. Rebuilt, good shape, $19,000. 780-6725282.

DADS – LOOKING FOR A CAR WITHOUT A BACK SEAT? Count on our classifieds. We match up buyers and sellers. Phone the Camrose Booster, 780-672-3142.

BOATS, RVS and TRAILERS SELLING YOUR SEAWORTHY BOAT? Make a splash with an ad in the Booster classifieds! 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. 780-672-3142.

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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 colour 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
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
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Flagsta Count y is recruiting for the full -time position o f MAINTENANCE


Why Work With Us: At Flagsta County, we’re committed to building a stronger, vibrant, and sustainable community. We ac tively engage with local communities, businesses, and government bodies, ensuring transparent nancial management and promoting environmental sustainability.

Position Over view: Join our dynamic team dedicated to enhancing community infrastructure and safet y. We’re seeking a skilled Maintenance Grader Operator to make a substantial impact in our Municipal Ser vices depar tment. Repor ting direc tly to the Field Coordinator, this position is responsible for per forming grader work on all gravel and dir t roads within a designated maintenance area within the road maintenance program of the depar tment in accordance with policies and bylaws established by County Council Key responsibilities:

• Road Maintenance: Responsible for maintaining roads within designated areas, including gravel spreading as par t of the gravelling program.

• Equipment Operation: Operate heavy and light equipment as needed, including trucks and trailers for hauling gravel or equipment.

• Various Programs Assistance: Assist with back sloping, road construction, dust suppressant programs, and winter tasks like snow plowing and sanding

• Repor ting and Repairs: Repor t and assist in repairing damaged signs, culverts, road sur faces, washouts, and obstructions. Dispose of large items o road sur faces. Repor t view obstructions such as brush, grass, and weeds

• Equipment Maintenance: Assist in ser vicing, maintaining, and cleaning the grader and other equipment.

• Equipment Inspec tion: Inspec t and ser vice equipment daily before operation.

• Inventor y Management: Maintain required inventor y for the grader shed, including tools, replacement parts, blades, tires, fuel, etc.

• Facility Maintenance: Ensure cleanliness, orderliness, and safet y of the grader shed and yard, especially during operator absences of more than three days

• Compliance Responsibility: Ensure compliance with Flagsta County policies, Health and Safet y program, and Human Resources guidelines

Quali cations:

• Minimum of 2-3 years of related experience in operating a grader

• Valid class 3 driver’s licence.

• Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a team environment.

• Flexibility to adapt to various working conditions

All candidates are required to undergo and pass a drug and alcohol screening as a condition of employment.

Position Type: Permanent Full-time

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday, 8-10 hours/day (Guaranteed 176 hours/month)

S alar y Range: $32.90 to $40.74/hour

Closing Date: June 6, 2024, or until suitable candidate is selected

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resumé along with a cover letter by mail or email to:

Flagsta County

12435 TWP RD 442

P.O. Box 358, Sedgewick, AB T0B 4C0

For the full job description, please visit: www. agsta .ab.ca

Contac t Human Resources Depar tment

Email: Human.Resources@ agsta .ab.ca Phone: 780-384-4100

Thank you to all applicants for their interest in Flagstaff Count y; however, only those chosen for an inter view will be contacted.

ANDRE AS SEN BORTH Law O ce requires a full time experienced


(Real Estate, Wills and Estates) for their Killam law o ce.

Resumés may be submitted by mail to: Andreassen Bor th, Attn: Cher yl Rose 200, 4870-51 Street Camrose, AB T4V 1S1 or emailed to: manager@andreassenbor th.com


Af ter nearly nine years with the Camrose Booster, Lori Larsen has chosen to retire. Over the years, Lori has earned a reputation for her fair and accurate reporting which has contributed to making our publication welcome in homes throughout our trading area. Although Lori will be difficult to replace, we are now accepting applications for this pe rmanent, full-t ime position. The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

As part of our newsroom, the successful applicant will work collaboratively with our other reporter to maintain and enhance our high standards of editorial qualit y and communit y service. We of fer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a car allowance and the oppor tunity to work with a team of hard-w orking professionals who take pride in producing a publication that is recognized as one of the top 1% in the North American free communit y paper industry


1. Strong organizational and time management skills, ensuring that objectives are achieved within the necessar y deadlines.

2. A demonstrated abilit y to write cris p, engaging stories with at tention- grabbing leads and meaningful quotations

3. Excellent interviewing skills demonstrating the abilit y to zero in on the essential elements of the stor y while establishing and maintaining rappor t with sources.

Preference will be given to candidates who have post-secondary education, preferably in journalism, have previous experience in a communit y newspaper newsroom and have expe rience in page layout. Be aware that this position involves a certain amount of evening work and weekend assignments. Please provide us wi th:

1. A brief biography of yourself, including your education and previous employment histor y

2. Samples of your writing and photography

3. Names of three references with an indication of their relationship to you and contact info for each

4. A copy of your criminal record check and your dr iver’s abstract

5. Your salary expectation

Mail or email your material to:

Missed Delivery Policy

If you do not receive your copy of The Booster or pre-printed inserts, please report this to us by calling 780-672-3142. We will promptly re-deliver these to city households. Note that we do not have access to certain apartment buildings. In these cases, we ask you to contact your apartment manager to request deliver y. Rural readers are asked to report missed deliveries and we will consult with your postmaster to ensure future deliveries.

Thank you for being a loyal reader of… 780-672-3142


4925-48 St., Camrose AB T4V 1L7

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4925 -4 8 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 mc foul@camrosebooste r.net
D& D Vehicle Sa les & Serv ice 3760-48 Avenue, Camrose 780.672.4400 www.ddsales.com
HIRING JOURNE YMAN AUTO TECHNICIAN with ex perience Full time permanent position Varied work day, always Busy shop. Bring your resumé in to our Service Department .


Do you have a desire to make a difference and, are you willing to make a long-term commitment supporting an individual with disability? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Camrose Association for Community Living (CAFCL) is offering a unique position as a Supportive Roommate. This is a contract position and would require the successful applicant to move into the home of an adult with disability to provide support

This supportive Roommate would be paid to provide support. They would be required to pay a reduced rent and purchase their own food. The living areas are separate, with the supportive roommate living on the main level and the adult with a disability living in the basement

The supports expected would involve:

• Support within the community and at home to increase their quality of life

• Having strong values and morals, a clear sense of right and wrong and can set and maintain clear boundaries

• Being a good role model

• Cooking meals and eating most meals together

• Behavioural support skills (Promoting positive relationships recognizing safe situations and support to calm through crisis)

• Enjoys sports, being active and accessing community events and activities


✔ Male

✔ Must provide proof of a valid driver ’s licence and have/ be willing to get minimum 2 million dollars vehicle liability coverage along with a clear drivers abstract

✔ Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

✔ Provide a Criminal Record Check

✔ Must provide at least three references (one personal; two professional)

✔ Enjoy sports and being active

✔ Must have a passion to support people to live their best life and patience to recognize it takes time

How to Apply:

Send an email and/or your resumé to humanresources@cafcl.org

An application will be sent to you as soon as is possible

Once the application is filled out and returned to CAFCL we will get back to applicants we feel are a good fit to set up interviews. For more information please call Jennifer Knopf or Leevi Hafso at 780-672-0257.


Royal Purple, big hearts

Murray Green, Camrose Booster

Above: Camrose Royal Purple member Marion Czapp presents Camrose Neighbor Aid Center program director Jo-Ann Tweed with $500 to go towards the Food Bank with Royal Purple members Sandra Howald and Barb Szott assisting.

Below: Camrose Royal Purple member Velma Babiuk presents 6th Camrose Traditional Scouting leader Laura Jacobsen, members Masen Hughes, Allen Jacobsen and Willa Lindsay with $300 to go to Scout events with Royal Purple member Doris Pashak assisting.

Sifton School promotes budding artists

teachers Joan Kendall and Christine Graves developed an extracurricular art club for the students of Sifton, to learn more about the world of art while discovering their own hidden talents.

Beginning early February, Kendall and Graves hosted an after school program for between 120 and 150 Grades 1 to 5 students.

Grades 1 and 2 students were divided into two groups, each attending one Thursday a month, while the Grades 3, 4 and 5 students attended either a Tuesday or Wednesday session once a week.

The result of the hard work that the students and teachers put in on their own time after school will culminate in a live art exhibit to be held at École Sifton School. 4807-43 Street, on June 6 from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

The works of the students will be displayed in the hallways, alongside some replicas of the works of the Canadian artists the students studied.

Kendall, a practicing artist herself, wanted to demonstrate to the students the important role art plays in every person’s life while providing the students with an opportunity to experience what it is like to have their work shown in a “professional” exhibition setting.

Graves said that having the exhibit is a way of rewarding the students for not only putting in the extra time to learn and develop new skills, but will show them that their work can be appreciated by others and this is their time to shine.

École Sifton School invites anyone to come out to Sifton School on June 6 and view the gallery of work done by these amazing little budding artists.


Patricia Saunders, of Camrose, on May 20, at 69 years of age.

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To sell vacant lots located on Railway Avenue for less than market value (as per the MGA)

Take notice that:

In accordance with Sections 70, 231(9) and 606 of the Municipal Government Act , R .S.A . 2000, Ch. M-26 (the “MGA”), the Village of Edberg proposes to sell t wo vacant lots on Railway Ave, located at Plan 3998AC, Block 2, Lot 4 and Plan 3998AC, Block 2, Lot 9 at less than market value

Fur ther information is available by contacting: Village of Edberg CAO vledberg@syban.net



Petitions against the Village’s proposal to sell may be led with:

The CAO, Village of Edberg, 160 Main Street in person during business hours (listed on website at w ww villageofedberg.com), not later than 60 days after the last date on which this notice is adver tised. Petitions must comply with the requirements of Par t 7 of the Municipal Government Act , and speci cally section 224, which provides that petitions must:

• contain on each page an identical statement of purpose for the petition

• be signed by petitioners who are electors of the Village of Edberg, equal in number to at least 10% of the population

• contain for each petitioner:

- printed surname and given names or initials of the petitioner

- petitioner’s signature

- street address or legal description of the land where the petitioner lives

- the petitioner’s telephone number or email address, if any; and

- the date on which the petitioner signed the petition

• ever y petitioner’s signature must be witnessed by an adult person who

- signs opposite the petitioner’s signature

- swears an a davit con rming that to the best of the witness’s knowledge the signatures are those of the petitioners entitled to sign the petition, and such a davits must be attached to the petition

• a signed statement of an individual who is the representative of the petitioners to whom the municipalit y may direct inquiries about the petition

If su cient petitions are not led within the time frame provided for by the Municipal Government Act , the Village may pass a resolution to enter into the sale provided for in the Notice without fur ther notice.

MLA advocates for vet medicine

On May 6, Camrose

MLA Jackie Lovely joined members of the Alberta Veterinary Medicine Association (ABVMA) to advocate for the veterinary medicine profession at the Alberta Legislature.

In the previous session, Lovely had a private member’s bill pass with unanimous consent, increasing the number of student seats at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) from 50 to 100 seats.

“This will help alleviate the 864 veterinary professional vacancies

Notice of Application Confined Feeding Operation

Brad and Joyce Goossen have filed Application RA24027 with the Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) to obtain a registration to expand an existing poultry confined feeding operation (CFO) on the NE 19-44-20 W4M in Camrose County Alberta. The application is to build a new chicken broiler barn and to increase the permitted number of livestock from 17,400 to 41,300 chicken broilers.

Filing a Response

Any person who is directly affected by the application may submit a written response to the NRCB. The response must be received by the NRCB on or before 4:30 pm on July 3, 2024 Submissions should be made to the NRCB address provided below. A copy of the responses will be sent to the applicant for comment. Responses regarding the application may be posted on the NRCB’s public website, as they are public records and are non-confidential.

Your written response must include your name, the legal land description of your residence or landholdings, mailing address, phone number, and email. You must also explain how you are directly affected. For further information please refer to the fact sheet “The Permitting Process for Confined Feeding Operations in Alberta” at www.nrcb.ca

Failure to submit a written response affects your right to apply for an NRCB Board review.

Viewing the Application

A complete copy of the application and supporting documents submitted by the applicant under the Agricultural Operation Practices Act may be viewed on the NRCB website at www.nrcb.ca (under Confined Feeding Operations / Notice of Approval and Registration Applications). The application will also be available for in-person viewing at the Red Deer office by appointment If you require further information, please contact the approval officer listed below.

Sarah Neff, Approval Officer 303, 4920 – 51 Street Red Deer, AB T4N 6K8

sarah neff@nrcb.ca


(377 veterinarians and 487 veterinary technologists) in both rural and urban centres in Alberta,” explained Lovely.

Topics of discussion included a more streamlined immigration process to attract, onboard and retain international talent and consideration for a provincially supported veterinary lab for routine livestock diagnosis.

“Rural economies, food supply, public health and animal welfare are at risk without sustainable animal disease management and access to veterinary care.”

The closing date for submissions: 4:30 pm on July 3, 2024

Dated at Red Deer, AB on June 4, 2024

Rosalind first in Powerline Baseball League

The Rosalind Athletics are still in first place in the Powerline Baseball League with a 3-1 record.

Powerline Baseball League teams will play a 12 game season before heading into playoffs. All weekday games being at 7 p.m.

All teams have at least one win and one loss as the competition in the league has started with parity.

Armena Royals edged the Camrose Roadrunners 5-4 in a very close contest on May 22. The same night The Rivals bare-

ly won 3-2 over Vegreville Blue Jays. The next night Camrose won 22-0 over Tofield Braves.

On May 26, Camrose edged Rosalind Athletics 5-4 to give the top team its first loss.

Tofield beat The Rivals 7-6 and Vegreville defeated Armena 11-1 on May 28. Rosalind takes on Tofield on June 4. Vergreville meets Camrose on June 5.

On June 6, The Rivals visit Rosalind, Vegreville travels to Tofield and Camrose visits Armena.

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

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Here’s a great of fer for Booster readers… For Sale Ads! For items priced at $100 or less! • Mail, fax, email or drop of f your ad copy • One item per ad – 10 word limit. • Include the price of the item in your ad. • Of fer excludes living things, except when offered for free. 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. Ads must be submit ted weekly to qualif y. Mail to: Classified Ad Department, Camrose Booster Ltd. 4925-48 Street, Camrose, AB T4V 1L7 Email: ads@camrosebooster.com Fax: 780-672-2518
For items price


BYLAW NO. 1551

Pursuant to Section 606 of th e Municipa l Gove rnment Ac t, th e Council of Camrose County gi ve s notice that it ha s gi ve n Firs t Re ading to Bylaw No 1551 to amend La nd Use Bylaw No 1541

Th e purpos e of this Bylaw is to redistrict pa rt of Block B & C, Plan 2272ET from A – Ag ricultural District to GR EC – Genera l Recreational District Th e intent is to allow for th e operatio n of a glamping retreat area Th e re districtin g is a pprox imatel y 9. 2 acre s.

Anyone af fected by this Amendment may ma ke writ te n submission s befo re 12:0 0 p. m., Tuesday, June 18 , 2024 Th e Public Hearin g for Bylaw No 1551 will be held on Tuesday, June 25 , 2024, at 10 :0 0 a.m. in th e County Council Ch ambers , 3755 -4 3 Avenue, Camrose, Al be rt a T4V 3S 8. Wr it te n submission s will be heard fi rs t, oral submission s will be heard as time permit s.

Copies of th e proposed Bylaw an d Business Plan a re availabl e online at www.count y.camrose. ab.c a

Indigenous art celebrated in Camrose


Peoples Day is on June 21.

This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, Métis peoples and those who came before them.

At the University of Alberta Augustana Campus you can enjoy the day with Lance Cardinal on June 19 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Tickets are free, but register on-line at the Jeanne and Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre.

This year the Faculty of Education and Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta welcomes children and educators onto the campus to celebrate.

This event is open for the general public to attend virtually and there are two sessions.

This Augustana Indigenous Speaker Series event is presented by Cargill and supported by TD Insurance, in partnership with the Lougheed Performing Arts Centre, Augustana Campus and faculty of education at the University of Alberta.

Lance Cardinal is a First Nations, two-spirit artist, designer and television personality from the Bigstone Cree Nation in Treaty 8 territory. He has quickly become one of Alberta’s leading First Nations’ artists and entrepreneurs. His 30-year journey has allowed him to work with world class organizations all over Canada.


BYLAW NO. 1550

Pursuant to Section 606 of th e Municipa l Gove rnment Ac t, th e Council of Camrose County gi ve s notice that it ha s gi ve n Firs t Re ading to Bylaw No 1550 to amend La nd Use Bylaw No 1541 Th e purpos e of this Bylaw is to redistrict pa rt of Plan 3196CL, Lot A from UR – Urba n Residentia l District to A – Genera l Ag ricultural District Th e intent is to allow for th e purpos e of havi ng horses on th e pa rcel an d to alig n th e zoning with th e re mainde r of th e pa rcel wh ich is already zone d Ag ricultural Th e re districtin g is a pprox imatel y 7.6 acre s.

Anyone af fected by this Amendment may ma ke writ te n submission s befo re 12:0 0 p. m., Tuesday, June 18 , 2024 Th e Public Hearin g for Bylaw No 1550 will be held on Tuesday, June 25 , 2024 at 9:30 a.m. in th e County Council Ch ambers , 3755 -4 3 Avenue, Camrose, Al be rt a T4V 3S 8. Wr it te n submission s will be heard fi rs t, oral submission s will be heard as time permit s.

Copies of th e proposed Bylaw a re available online at www.count y.camrose. ab.c a


Estate of GEORGE MORRIS BARLOW, who died on August 16, 2023.

His bright and colourful murals and design projects are bringing a fresh narrative to contemporary Indigenous representation, highlighting a positive perspective in public spaces.


Lori Larsen, Camrose Booster

The Featured charity, for the Chase the Ace Draw 15, Raffle 3, Battle River Lending Place received $500 (rounded up from $324 by Rotary Camrose) accepted by Battle River Lending Place office coordinator Julie Gerard, centre, from the presenting sponsor, Rotary Camrose, presented by left and right, Lou and Morris Henderson.

If you have a claim against this estate, you must f ile your claim by July 12, 2024, with KRISTEN KRESS, Barrister & Solicitor at Kress Law, P.O. Box 6710, 4816-50 Avenue, Bonny ville, AB T9N 2H2.

If you do not f ile by the date above, the estate proper ty can law fully be distributed without regard to any claim you may have

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VIP walk held at Stoney Creek Centre

The Camrose VIP (Visually Impaired Persons) Support Group will be holding its 22nd annual Walk Toward Independence on Monday, June 10.

“It will be at the Stoney Creek Centre and people enjoy the walk and social outing,” said club secretary Joyce McVee.

The event will start at noon with registrations and a lunch, followed by the one-kilometre walk at 12:30 p.m.

“We have the walk to create awareness of our peer support programs. People with vision problems may not read the paper, but their caregivers, family and friends do and that is how they can find out more information on the program we have,” said Camrose VIP club president Randy Simmet.

“People learn about mobility, shopping and other tasks through peers. Age related macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss, with more than 100,000 Albertans experiencing some form of loss,” said Randy.

Through vision assessments, technology and life skills training, peer support and library services, CNIB assists people living with vision loss to continue to live, work, study and enjoy the things that matter most.

The walk raises funds for informational material provided by the CNIB, CNIB assessments, white canes and identification that people receive once they are declared legally blind.

“All the funds that are raised stay in Alberta,

which is important to us,” said Joyce. The Camrose VIP Club was started by Bob Burgess (founder of the Burgess School) to provide peer support to those who had lost their sight or were experiencing a decline in their vision. The mission was and still is to help people live well with vision loss through support, education and fellowship.

“Burgess knew that people who lost their sight often felt alone and needed to be with others who were in the same predicament,” said Randy.

Club meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Camrose Church of God.

“The meetings try to address things that members want to know about, from changes in eye conditions and coping with vision loss and impairment

to turning on the stove without getting burned and marking cans in the cupboard so they can be easily identified,” said Randy.

Meetings also feature presentations on the different services and technologies available to those with vision loss, including Victor Readers (condensed versions of audio books) and closed circuit televisions (CCTVs) which essentially use video equipment to enlarge the written word on a television monitor.

All funds raised at this event help CNIB programs and services for people with vision loss in Alberta.

For more information on the walk, obtaining a pledge form, or joining the meetings and support programs contact Joyce at 780-608-9351 and Randy at 780-672-1408 or 780-679-7980.

This two-unit duplex would be an excellent way to pad your revenue and help you plan ahead for retirement.

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The kitchens in each unit provide rentors with room for preparing meals and an adjacent dining area is great for sitting down with family or friends to enjoy the meal and share their day.

Each unit also has a four-piece main floor bathroom and three-piece lower level bathroom

Unit A has two bedrooms on the upper level and a third bedroom on the lower level while Unit B has two bedrooms on both levels. Both units provide plenty of room for a growing family or enough rooms to accommodate a hobby space or home office.

Both units are currently rented at $1,200 month, plus utilities, and have updated vinyl windows throughout and updated flooring and paint.

The complex is located at 5810 Marler Drive and is priced at $439,900. For a private viewing, contact Matthew Mayer at:

WANTED: Farm hand. Someone par t-time, no more than 80 hours a week

I didn't realize my kid was an Alber tan farmer in a past life until we drove by a wheat field and he muttered, "Sure is gettin' tall."

How do you get a farm girl to marr y you?

A tracto r.

One hundred farmers were asked what they do in their spare time. Ninety-five didn't understand the question and the others didn't know what day it was.

Life of a Farm Wi fe :

Husband : "I might need a ride to the field and I might work late , but it might rain so there's a chance I' ll be home for supper. Bu t don't wait for me, although I'd like to eat with the family if I can. I might need you to head into town to pick up some tractor par ts, but the tractor will probably hold out, so you might not have to go."

I can guarantee that anyone who uses the term, " hay day " as a positive , fun thing has never actually pu t up hay before. There really is nothing fun about a hay day

I was really impressed by the farmer I saw the other day. He was out standing in his field.

If your wife is mad at you, buy a tracto r.

She'll still be mad, but you'll have a new tracto r.

The internet connection at my farm was really poor, so I moved the modem to the barn.

Now I have stable WiFi

Grain farmers have a tough life

They barley survive from wheat to wheat.

Did you hear abou t the wooden tracto r?

It had wooden wheels , wooden engine, wooden transmission and wooden work .

You might be a farmer…

• If your dog spends more time riding in your truck than your wife does.

• If you’ve ever had to strip down to your under wear before your wi fe would let you in the house because of mud, manure or both

• If five -gallon hydraulic oil buckets are almost as valuable a tool as the actual oil for feeding livestock, par ts storage or a tool box.

• If you’ve ever used baling twine or wire to attach a licence plate , patch a fence, or to tie a square bale to the roof of your wife’s car

• If you can remember the fertilizer rate , seed population, herbicide rate and yields from crops over the past three years, but cannot recall your wedding anniversar y.

• If you’ve hit the ditch while rubber-necking your neighbours' crops or cattle.

• If you re fer to land using the names of the farmers who owned them a generation ago

• If the equipment in your quonset is 10 times more valuable than what is parked in your garage.

• If buying new clothes and boots means your church clothes can now be used for work

• If you have more hats than shoes to choose from

• If you regularly have to pull o the road because stu star ts flying o your dust y, cluttered dashboard because the windows are still rolled down

• If your family becomes instantly silent when the weather comes on the news each night.

• If you can tell the di erence between the smell of a skunk and the smell of a dair y.

• If family picnics are most commonly shared on the tailgate of a pickup truck during planting and harvest season

• If re gular social conversation at the local restaurant involves rainfall, equipment repairs, hybrids or herbicides.

• If your tractors and combines have working air conditioners , but your truck doesn’ t.

• If spending quali ty time with your wife means she is holding the flashlight while you fix something

The CAMROSE BOOSTER, June 4, 2024 – Page 31
Central Agencies Realty Home of the Week Great rental revenue Matthew Mayer Central Agencies Realty 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 or 780-781-7088 Cell
Murray Green, Camrose Booster Camrose VIP president Randy Simmet is ready to walk.
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Finished lower level with massive family room. Covered South East side deck. New shingles, forced air heat, cozy in-floor heating, 30’x26’ garage. Quiet acreage, you’ll love the proximity to Camrose, without the traffic or neighbours. Asking $514,900 A2102612 BEAUTIFUL NEW ZERO STEP TOWNHOUSE! Senior friendly, awesome community. Nonbasement model. Beautiful, bright open floor plan and 9’ ceilings. Huge great room, great kitchen, en suite, main floor laundry. Covered patio, attached garage, all finished. Heated garage, landscaped – sod. You’ll love it! Asking $436,900 A2123385 ZERO STEP TOWNHOUSE! Senior friendly, awesome community. Non-basement model. Beautiful, bright open floor plan and 9’ ceilings. Huge great room, great kitchen, en suite, main floor laundry, In-floor heat, covered patio, attached garage. Still time to pick your colours! Asking $421,700 A2123223 WOW, WALK-OUT VILLAS – VALLEYVIEW WEST! Close to lake, parks and walking trails. Walk-out finished up and down! Gourmet kitchen, granite, spacious dinette, gorgeous living room. Superb master/en suite, main floor laundry, A/C. Excellent basement floor plan. Artificial turf, vinyl fencing. In-floor heating, deck/patio, attached garage! Asking $518,162 A2122925 OPEN HOUSE Thursday, June 6 12:00 to 2:00 pm 3320-50A Street Close “Lots happening! Come see!” RESIDENTIAL LOTS Come build your new home … in the family friendly Cascades subdivision in our amazing city of Camrose! These affordable lots are perfectly located close to the west-end shopping, services, golf course, playground and parks including a dog run. Seven lots have been made available offering various options. Choose from lots providing a walkout option and backing onto the pond and walking trails, a “corner” lot with open space to the west, or other lots with established neighbours. A great opportunity not to be missed! Asking $85,000-115,000 A2110713 MODEL 1244 ZERO STEP … Senior friendly. Beautiful bright open floor plan, 9’ ceilings, in-floor heat, beautiful kitchen, spacious great room. Main floor laundry. Easy access to garage. Covered patio and more! No condo fees! Immediate possession! You’ll love it! Asking $436,376 A2045627 WITHIN 4 KM OF CAMROSE ON PAVEMENT! This 13-acre parcel includes a 1724 sq. ft. home, oversized detached garage, barn with box and a 160’x72’ arena complex with a section that is fully finished with heat, water, wash bay and a washroom. This acreage is your private oasis! The 5-bedroom house has been tastefully updated. The huge yard allows for fun for the whole family. This PRIME LOCATION is perfect for the family, ready for the freedom of country living, or for the entrepreneur ready to make their dreams come true. You have to see this 13-acre PIECE OF HEAVEN to understand all it has to offer! Asking $947,000 A2126179 REALLY THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS … Almost 18 acres zoned residential AND agricultural, right at the edge of town. Multiple residential acreage development possible. Municipal water and sewer is available. This beautiful property is located only 20 minutes to Camrose and in easy commuting distance to Nisku and South/East Edmonton. Asking $214,000 A2121909 WOW! BEAUTIFUL QUALITY BUILT CONDO! Awesome, spacious and bright! Close to city centre and Mirror Lake walking trails. Beautiful open design, 9’ ceilings and hardwood flooring. Exceptional kitchen, spacious dinette/living room. 2 huge bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Hardi-plank siding, ICF basement, storage, a/c and more! Asking $215,000 A2125148 BEAUTIFUL NEW BUNGALOW WITH FINISHED BASEMENT! Zero step, end unit! Senior friendly and a fantastic community. Beautiful, bright open floor plan, 9’ ceilings, in-floor heat and easy access to garage. Excellent kitchen, spacious great room, en suite, main floor laundry. Covered patio, and more. No condo fees. You’ll love it! Asking $571,440 A2123360 SOLD VALLEYVIEW – NEW TOWNHOUSE! Inside unit, senior friendly design! Beautiful open floor plan, in-floor heating and 9’ ceilings. Exceptional kitchen, quartz countertops. Spacious living/dinette area, main floor laundry. 22.5’x11.5’ garage. Pick your colours! Asking $368,162 A2122901 SOLD NEW TOWNHOUSE IN VALLEYVIEW! End unit, senior friendly design, no steps! Beautiful 1287 sq. ft. floor plan. In-floor heating and 9’ ceilings. Exceptional kitchen, quartz countertops, Spacious living/dinette area, main floor laundry. 22.5’x11.5’ garage, epoxy flooring. Pick your colours! Asking $398,162 A2122843 SOLD 12 ACRES! … with a 2008 built, 2,800 sq. ft. zero step entry bungalow and heated shop on a maturely treed acreage only 8 minutes from Tim Horton’s! Superbly crafted with a chef’s kitchen! Granite countertops, large island, induction cooktop, wall ovens, massive fridge, walk-in pantry with beverage fridge. The great room has a wood beam ceiling. Breathtaking primary with amazing en suite and walk-in closet, walk-in stone shower, dual sink vanity and soaker tub. In-floor heat, forced air heat and A/C, instant hot water plus an oversize double garage. The home is hardwired with trademark CONTROL4 System to allow for security, climate, lighting and AV to control EVERY ROOM from your phone. Remote controlled front gate and 30x50x16H’ heated shop with 14Hx14W door to fit any truck or motorhome! There are too many details to list! Welcome to your CASTLE! Asking $1,625,000 A2131321 EXCELLENT ALMOST-NEW VALLEYVIEW TOWNHOUSE … Desirable location, quality built and offering a simplified way of life and senior friendly with no steps. Bright open floor plan, well planned with spacious living room and dining space. Alley access to attached garage complete with Epoxy flooring. Not a condo therefore no fees. This ideal lifestyle awaits you, just move in! Asking $369,000 A2122282 SOLD Check out our Beautiful Lakeside Adult Community. Private and Quiet! BEAUTIFUL WALKOUT VILLA! • Finished up and down • In-floor heat • 12’x24’ garage, all finished • All landscaped – turf and fencing Asking $518,162 A2122925 BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW TOWNHOUSE! • 1287 sq. ft. • Single garage • In-floor heat • No steps Asking $398,162 A2131622 In Valleyview! Beautiful Bungalows by Battle River Homes NEW TOWNHOUSE IN VALLEYVIEW! End unit. Senior friendly design, no steps. Beautiful 1287 sq. ft. floor plan. In-floor heating, 9’ ceilings, exceptional kitchen, quartz countertops, spacious living/dinette area, main floor laundry. 22.5’x11.5’ garage, Epoxy flooring. Pick your colours! Asking $398,162 A2131622 NEW LISTING! We’re ready to work for you! CHARMING 2-BEDROOM BUNGALOW offering 1,140 sq.ft of cozy living space with brand new flooring throughout the main floor and laundry on the main floor, along with a spacious living room flooded with natural light. The open kitchen has ample counter space, oak cupboards, complemented by a delightful dining area. Outside, a south-facing deck invites you to soak up the sun, while a 1-car garage and a serene backyard with a water feature provide the perfect retreat. Conveniently located near amenities, schools, and parks, this vintage gem is ready to welcome you home. Asking $245,000 A2131197 CENTRAL AGENCIES REALTY Inc. #100, 4870-51 Street, Camrose 780-672-4495 centralagenciesrealty.com SOLD 4001-50 Street, Camrose Phone 780.672.5851 www.ipdi.biz AWESOME COMMUNITY & LIFESTYLE Full basement model • No condo fees Double garage • Zero step entry Model 1244 Asking $499,322 A2077560 FULL BASEMENT! Beautiful Bungalow Townhouse • Zero-step, non-basement • End unit • Double garage • In-floor heating Asking $444,900 A2123601 Beautiful Bungalow Townhouse • Zero-step, non-basement • Single garage • In-floor heating Choose your colours! Asking $436,900 A2123385 Master planned community • Designed for active adults • No condo fees Community lifestyle Thursday, June 6 12:00 to 2:00 pm 3320-50A Street Close “Lots happening! Come see!” End Unit – Beautiful Townhouse Zero step non-basement Double garage • Open design Asking $422,900 A2136921 Beautiful Bungalow Townhouse Zero step non-basement • Single garage • Choose your colours! Asking $399,900 A2137085 3320-50A Street Close Available NOW! Model 1244 asking $436,376 A2045627 Yard Sodded! Heated Garage! Heated Garage! Landscaped – Sod! Heated Garage! Landscaped – Sod! END UNIT – BEAUTIFUL NEW TOWNHOUSE! Zero step, senior friendly, awesome community. Non-basement model. Beautiful, bright open floor plan and 9’ ceilings. Huge great room, great kitchen, en suite, main floor laundry. Covered patio, attached double garage, all finished. Heated garage, landscaped – sod. You’ll love it! Asking $444,900 A2123601 PROMOTION END UNIT – BEAUTIFUL NEW TOWNHOUSE! Zero step, senior friendly, awesome community. Non-basement model. Beautiful, bright open floor plan and 9’ ceilings. Huge great room, great kitchen, en suite, main floor laundry. Covered patio, attached double garage, all finished. You’ll love it! Asking $422,900 A2136921 PROMOTION – BEAUTIFUL BUNGALOW TOWNHOUSE! Senior friendly, awesome community. Non-basement model. Beautiful, bright open floor plan and 9’ ceilings. Huge great room, great kitchen, en suite, main floor laundry. Covered patio, attached single garage, all finished. You’ll love it! Asking $399,900 A2137085 OUT OF TOWN EXCELLENT BI-LEVEL ON TWO LOTS! Exceptional lifestyle - Rosalind. You’ll love the peacefulness and relaxing lifestyle. Beautiful 1140 sq. ft. bi-level with private setting on two lots! Lovely living room with vaulted ceilings, awesome country kitchen, en suite and main floor laundry. Cozy ICF basement, 65% completed. Park setting, veranda, deck, 22’x24’ heated garage. Gemstone lighting system and more. A country lifestyle with all the services! Asking $339,900 A2091689 GREAT FLEXIBLITY IN MAYERTHORPE OVER 23 ACRES ALONG HWY 43 Asking $230,000 CA0168666 NEW NORWAY LOT 65’ wide lot at the edge of town in Spartan Estates! Asking $50,000 A2089400 BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME on the OVERSIZE lot! No neighbours behind! Bawlf has a provincially acclaimed K-12 school, wonderful sports facilities and walking trails. Only 20 minutes from Camrose –which is the perfect distance to unwind on your drive home from work! Starting at $45,000 A2076411, 6409, 6403 BAWLF BI-LEVEL Newer and exceptionally clean 4-bedroom home with lots of recent upgrades. This is very spacious and features a very large and bright entrance area, a huge baker’s kitchen with lots of counterspace, all newer appliances and beautiful retro cabinets. The primary has a 3-piece en suite and walk-in closet. Main floor laundry and a/c! Recently finished massive rec room, 2 bedrooms and roughed-in bath. Outside features a large deck, heated double garage, separate tool/hobby shed and fully fenced back yard with a patio. Only a 20-minute drive from Camrose. Asking $319,000 A2125112 SOLD OHATON Superb 4-bedroom four level split with many upgrades. Brand new vinyl plank and carpet throughout the main floor. Lovely kitchen with higher end appliances and breakfast bar. Fully renovated bathrooms with tiled tubs and stone countertops. Beautiful primary with 2 closets. Enormous family room with new carpet. A/C, new hot water tank, furnace. Outside is a massive yard with an amazing deck. 24’x27’ garage. This is a gem of a house! Asking $374,900 A2134224 NEW LISTING! GEMINI CENTRE, GROUND FLOOR – A PLACE FOR YOUR BUSINESS! … Exceptional street level unit: 2078 sq. ft. Awesome location. Easy access. Superior design. Superb visibility. Asking $23/sq. ft. + common A2082496 COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL PRIME MAIN STREET PROPERTY IN CAMROSE – ZONED C1 Excellent opportunity in the heart of Camrose City Centre! 3,262 sq. ft. commercial building with 2 entrances, reception areas, offices, client meeting rooms, 3 bathrooms, flex areas and warehousing. Easy customer access and rear parking. Call now! Asking $229,000 A2030401 HWY 56 FRONTAGE … 6.05 acres in Millang Industrial Park. 3-phase power, gas available now. Edmonton city water is to be available in 2023. This 6.05 acre parcel is zoned Farmland at present. This is the LAST REMAINING LOT! Asking $749,000 A2098054 63.26 ACRES IN THE CITY OF CAMROSE, ZONED M1! Highway frontage, spur-line opportunity. Awesome 11,664 sq.ft. building. plus 48 acres have City offsite levies prepaid. An impeccable property; 80’x94’ work area with lube/mechanics’ pit, plus 80’x26’ drive-through wash-bay all with 18’x18’ doors. Excellent offices and reception area. Lots of future development potential or room to expand your operations. Call now! Asking $6.95M A2122819 65 ACRE INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY 3 minutes North of Camrose off Hwy 833. Existing 7440 sq. ft. building, fully renovated. Well/septic/natural gas. New 600V/200 amp/3 phase transformer on site. Drainage ditch throughout feeding a 6.5 million gallon dugout on South perimeter. Judicial sale. Asking $1,360,000 A2135919 JUST LISTED!

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