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In a world where staying connected is becoming more and more prominent, many organizations are suggesting going unplugged. That’s an idea that’s being adopted by the Family Day event organizers this year. “We’re doing Family Day Unplugged and it’s an initiative that’s starting in the province to get families to spend more time together, away from the TV and away from the computer, and out and doing things that involve nature, or physical activity,” said Tracy Simpson, community services coordinator with the town. People are being asked to put down their devices and head out to take part in one of the five fun family events planned. The province is asking people to log onto www.fcssaa.org on Feb. 18 and log how many hours you went unplugged. All you need to give is your name, where you live and your age. Each community as a whole will be tracked to see how they compare to other communities in the province. The actual Family Day activities take place on Feb. 17 and this year all groups who host events are working together to bring a full day of activities to the community. “Historically we’ve always had events on Family Day, the Cheadle Lions have been doing their breakfast for years, the HEAL coalition has been doing their Great Skate,” said Simpson. “So what we did this year is we just wanted to bring everyone to the table so we could share our resources and kind of coordinate our schedules so it is more of a day festival than little activities kind of everywhere.” The morning begins with the Cheadle Lions breakfast at the Civic Centre at 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The Youth Club of Strathmore will host a kid’s carnival at the same time. The Great Skate starts at noon and there will also be ice fishing on the lake with the fire department for seniors and kids under the age of 16. “Everything on the day is free, you can come and spend the whole day and not spend any money,” said Simpson. After the Great Skate and the ice fishing the Five for Life coalition is hosting a free family swim at the Aquatic Centre from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be a draw for a prize pack for those who partake in some of the Family Day activities. “At the breakfast you can come and get a passport and then every activity will have a stamp and if you get all your stamps, I think we said three stamps, your name will get entered into a draw and your family can win a prize pack,” said Simpson. Continued on Page 3

Wonderful weekend!
The Strathmore Ice U16 ringette squad was one of the many teams taking part in the Laurie Morton Ruppe Memorial Tournament Jan. 31-Feb. 2. The Ice defeated Red Deer 4-3 on the opening day of the tournament. See Page 17 for more coverage of the event. Doug Taylor Photo

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SHANNON LEClAIR Times Reporter The Strathmore Lions, and Lions clubs in general, have always been known to be great community supporters. On Jan. 27 the Lions and Aquatic Society were recognized for their support of the Aquatic Centre. In 2013 the Strathmore Lions donated over $80,400 to the centre. The fund helped purchase a timing system and bleachers for the Silver Sharks swim club, a chair lift, score board and starting blocks as well as the installation. Every year the Lions also donate funds for the free Sunday family swims. “With the purchase of the timing system, score board, starting blocks and bleachers the Silver Sharks can now host sanctioned swim meets in Strathmore,” said Mayor Michael Ell in an address to the Lions on Jan. 27. “This is such a great addition to our facility and will help bring more people and more events to our great town. We are proud to hang this plaque in our Aquatic Centre lobby to honour the remarkable contribution of the Strathmore Lions Club. The Lions have been strong financial supporters of the Aquatic Centre from the beginning. They were instrumental in the construction of the building 11 years ago when the club donated over $50,000 in capital funding. The support has not wavered over the years, and has helped the centre, and its users, continue to have use of the great facility. The Silver Sharks swim club currently has 97 swimmers. They have been around since 2006, and have competed in various competitive and non-competitive meets up to and including the provincial level. “The Sharks greatly appreciate the support provided by the Aquatic Society and Lions Club, and could not provide as large of a club as we have today without their support, keeping a large number of Strathmore’s youth healthy and engaged,” said Lloyd Schoepp, president of the Strathmore Silver Sharks club. “With the purchase of the new starting blocks, timing system and bleachers, the Aquatic Centre is prepared to meet the needs of the 55+ Senior Games and the Silver Sharks well into the future.” The club had participated in, and supported, the bid for the 55 Games, and will continue to do so by sharing the equipment and volunteers for the competition.

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Graff thinks Careless may have been inspired to do something after watching a fellow Westmount school mate shave his head last year. “It’s neat that we’re instilling that service-mindedness within kids, ‘cause you don’t always get that,” said Graff. “We’re totally blown away by the parental support, all we did is sent a note home and we talked to the kids at the assembly and they made one announcement on the PA system, the number of toys that came in was about 200 and that’s great.” The girls were both very happy to be able to surpass their goal. They are unsure if they will collect items for donation in the future.

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Continued from Page 1 The prize pack will be filled with stuff families can do together at home. For now the ice fishing and skating aspects of the day are up in the air. “Right now the ice isn’t safe for anyone, so we’re working on some backup plans, but that’s the plan as of right now,” said Simpson. She is trying to connect with a couple of different groups in town to see about maybe just doing activities in the park, just in case the ice isn’t ready. There will be horse-drawn wagon rides, a fire pit and live music at Kinsmen Park. Simpson said there will be plenty of things to do, even if you can’t go skating that day. If it is chilly out there will be hot chocolate and hot soup available to the park patrons.

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The Property Assessment Notices will be sent out by midFebruary and will not include a tax owing amount. This will allow each property owner an opportunity to review the assessment of their property and discuss any concerns they may have with the Town Assessors before the Property Tax Bill is sent out. The fees to appeal your assessment are as follows: Residential with 3 or fewer dwellings and farm land....$50.00 Residential with 4 or more dwellings .......................$650.00 Non-Residential .........................................................$650.00 A property owner cannot appeal their taxes or the tax rate. It is important that an owner review their assessment and bring forth any concerns or appeals on or before the dead line that is written on the Property Assessment Notice. If you have any concerns or comments about your assessment, please contact the Town of Strathmore Assessment Department at (403) 934-3204 ext. 363

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Wonderful works of Westmount
Money, cooking, pets, trains and so much more. There was a little bit of everything as Westmount Elementary students displayed their hobbies at the Wonderful Works of Westmount on Jan. 30. Left: Grade 1 student Finley Plett shows off his hockey souvenir collection at the Wonderful Works of Westmount. Middle: Olivia Gibbs poses with her works of art. Right: Grade 2 student Cameron Koppel with his collection of Spiderman and Ironman action figures.

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Learning life skills through Scouts Canada
SHANNON LEClAIR Times Reporter Learning basic survival skills, leadership skills and working with others in a group setting are all things everyone should learn. The 1st Strathmore Kinsmen Scouts Group has been in Strathmore for approximately 20 years, and they’re here to teach those skills. Scouts Canada is a national youth program. “What they do is focus on being able to provide a safe, fun environment that’s not only goes to the extra curricular but it incorporates educational aspects to it, to allow them to build and develop and grow,” said Lonnie Lassu, group commissioner for the 1st Strathmore Scouts. “Scouts ultimately develops them into leaders, effective leaders, whether it be as a father figure in the home or in the business place or however that might work.” Scouts is a coed group. The only change made since going coed approximately 10 years ago is there must be a mix of female and male leaders to facilitate programs. Parents can enroll their kids into Scouts as early as five-years-old. The Beaver Colony is for kids ages five to seven. “Because of their age and how they behave it’s obviously a very energetic and very quick moving program. At that age you’re trying to instill more about learning how to share, how to develop a little bit of discipline as far as taking direction and doing something with it,” said Lassu. “They do have a lot of fun, it’s a lot of crafts and a lot of games.” Next the kids can move into the Cub Pack for ages eight to 10. Here the program changes a little. The kids start working towards their badges and start learning a number of different skills like building a fire, knot tying and sewing. “There’s dozens of different activities where they work towards getting tested for that and then if they pass they get a badge,” said Lassu. Next is the Scouts Troop for 11 to 14-year-olds. “Once you get into Scouts level the focus is a lot more on developing life skills and spending time outdoors and spending time in community service.” Venturers are next for 14 to 17, and then the programs finish with the Rovers for ages 18 to 26. In Strathmore there is not a Rovers group but Lassu said they would be more than willing and happy to open up a program if there was interest in it. As with any organization volunteers are the base that helps keep things running. “Every one of the sections, whether it’s Beavers, Cubs, Scouts or Venturers there’s always a section leader and any number of registered volunteer leaders,” said Lassu. “The one difference is that with the Venturers, because of their age, because of some of the responsibility that they’re expected to have in the overall program as far as helping facilitate the Scouts.” Venturers have an advisor who acts in a similar capacity as a section leader, but they are there more to provide guidance than to lead the group. “The Venturers are responsible for their own program. They come up with their own annual plan as far as what types of activities they are going to be involved with, what kind of extra curricular activities they are going to do, whether they are doing overnight camping or hiking, or planning to go to a world jamboree somewhere, whatever it might be,” said Lassu. “They come up with their plan, they review that with the advisor who will give them some guidance if they think there are areas they need to think of.” Lassu was not in Scouts when he was a child, but had always been interested in it. “My son as he has been growing up has been showing himself to be very much outdoors oriented as well and really enjoys spending time in group settings and working with other kids, so when he become of age (5) I put him into the Beavers program,” said Lassu. At the time 1st Strathmore Scouts was looking for more leaders so he volunteered and hasn’t looked back. There is an annual registration fee of $168. The fee goes to help support the Scouts Canada program in funding resources, material and training for volunteer leaders. A small portion also goes to the local resources for buying supplies for crafts or for an event that’s being held. “Our primary source of funding for our local program comes from fundraising. We do three bottle drives a year and popcorn sales every fall and those events probably bring in 90 per cent of our funding for each year to facilitate our programs and events,” said Lassu. If there is anything that requires an adult chaperone for more than a day, then there is a small fee that they would have to pay to be there, usually $25 to $30. Members are also welcome to invite their siblings along on camping trips or field trips for a nominal fee. All of the Scouts groups meet once a week on Tuesday nights. The Beavers are at the Civic Centre, Cubs in the quonset, and the rest are in the bunkhouse next to the quonset. 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Parliament reconvenes
KEVIN SORENsON, M.P., CROWfOOT Parliamentary Report The House of Commons has reconvened in Ottawa and our Conservative government’s top priorities will continue to be those that matter most to Canadians: jobs; growth and long-term prosperity. We intend to build on our strong economic record of creating jobs, keeping taxes low, supporting and protecting families, and putting Canada first. The recent Speech from the Throne outlined our commitments and we will be introducing new legislation that will: open new markets for Canadian goods and services; create a Victims’ Bill of Rights; further protect our children and communities; and much more. We have been running a productive, hard-working and orderly Parliament that has allowed us to continue to deliver results for all Canadians, including our best legislative performance with 40 bills receiving Royal Assent in 2013. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has announced that Economic Action Plan 2014, our Government’s plan for jobs and opportunities, will be tabled Feb. 11. This includes a great deal of work that I have been doing as Minister of State (Finance). Since, early November last year, Minister Flaherty and I have held several national and local pre-budget roundtable consultations. Additionally, thousands of Canadians answered the invitation to participate in the online pre-budget consultations. As always, I was pleased to see input from constituents in our Crowfoot riding. Canadians shared their experiences and provided recommendations concerning the cost of living and raising a family. Many said they want to ensure Canadians are obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary for the jobs of tomorrow. Canadian businesses provided their input on how our government can further help businesses grow and hire new employees. All of these ideas have been helpful and constructive in supporting a stable environment in which investment and trade flourish. Minister Flaherty and I met Jan. 27 with Canada’s leading private sector economists. They agreed that the average forecast from private sector economists is a reasonable basis for fiscal planning for Economic Action Plan 2014. We have the federal government on track to balance the federal budget in 2015, while continuing with our low-tax plan to create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. We continue to find additional savings and reductions in the expenditure

of taxpayers’ dollars. Our Conservative government’s responsible and disciplined use of taxpayers’ dollars is expected to yield a surplus of just under $4 billion in 2015–16. I am very pleased that the average Canadian family of four now pays nearly $3,400 less in taxes than in 2006. Ongoing global uncertainty and recent examples of the consequences of significant deficits in other countries make it even more important for Canada to remain focused on balanced budgets. Therefore, our government will not entertain the traditional laundry list of new spending touted by the New Democratic Party and Liberal Party. Their lists have been sent with no regard to their actual costs to taxpayers or their impact on the long-term state of Canada’s finances. Our government will remain focused on supporting job creation and helping grow the economy by keeping taxes low. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this or previous columns you may write to me at 4945-50th Street, Camrose, Alberta, T4V 1P9, call 780-608-4600, toll-free 1-800665-4358, fax 780-608-4603 or e-mail Kevin.Sorenson.C1@ parl.gc.ca.

Groundhog Day and Moonshine
PAT FULE Fule for Thought If you’re reading this, well, I’m still a bit surprised! The column has been going for about 2.5 years, and no one’s tried to kill me, or get the paper cancelled! Oh sure, I may have hurt some curlers’ feelings that one time, but hey, it’s not you, it’s the sport, I have trouble with. Anyway, on Monday was our dog’s 14th birthday! He has been a great family dog, and although a bit slower, deaf, and covered with gross warts, he’s still the best. Sunday was Groundhog Day, the chance for a small rodent to become a trusted weather reporter. Supposedly, if he sees his shadow, it’s supposed to scare him back into his house (cave), and that means six more weeks of winter. From what I’ve read, he did see his shadow, so we get another six fun-filled weeks of winter! I don’t know if Brodie saw his shadow, as he’d actually have to move and look, to see anything! He has definitely learned to conserve his energy! He did go on a walk to the mailbox, but that pretty much did him in for the Super Bowl. It’s got to be a great life if you’re a dog on Super Bowl Sunday. There are so many treats, and stuff gets handed to him all through the game! I read a brief post yesterday about Groundhog Day in the States. One guy wrote: “he saw his shadow. Six more weeks of winter. I shot him. I hate bad news.” Now that seems wrong to shoot the messenger. It’s not the vermin’s fault if he sees that shadow, it just happens. I saw my shadow yesterday, too. It scared me, as well, and now I know that means six weeks of dieting. Yes, like many others in the New Year and heading into spring, I struggle to get back to my “fighting” weight. Of course, lately, my fighting weight is getting dangerously close to a SUMO fighter’s weight! In order for any of us to “trim down,” it’s going to take solid changes in our lifestyles. The night before Groundhog Day, for example, I found myself watching a reality show called “Moonshiners.” This is a show about modern moonshiners secretly making their own whiskey, bottling it, and shipping it to distributors while the police are searching for them. I felt a little guilty, because I was drinking a whiskey/Coke while they were fighting to stay ahead of the law! This will have to be one of the lifestyle changes I make … less frosty beverages! As I watched the show, though, I pictured myself as one of them: toothless, overalls with no shirt, maybe a big wad of “chew” in my mouth, and having closed captioning under whatever I say! These guys make the “shine” in the woods, camouflage it, and when it’s ready, they fill plastic milk jugs to deliver it. I guess this is where NASCAR got its birth, because they talked about having to have the fastest cars to out run the law. I wondered though, if they had it right. Wouldn’t “stealth” be a better way to transport illegal moonshine? This moonshiner drove a Black 1970s a Black Le Mans with a huge engine that actually roared! I actually read that 40 per cent of Americans drive white or silver vehicles. So … if you’re a smart moonshiner, why not pick a vehicle that blends in more? Here’s where I would have an advantage, if I was a moonshiner. We have a 10-yearold silver Chrysler mini-van. There are tons of these vehicles scooting around the country. What I’d do is use that as my moonshine runnin’ vehicle, and I’d hire an older person, maybe someone in their early 80s (better yet, an 80 something relative). What kind of “Smoky” would pull over that driver driving the speed limit, loaded down with a huge amount of illegal booze? I mean, even if my grandma was pulled over, who’s going to throw her in jail? All she’d have to say, is she wondered why there were so many jars of vinegar in the back of the van! Not that I’d ever use my grandma (don’t even have one), but Deb’s mom on the other hand, would be perfect. Many of you know Pat … she’s early 70s, cheerful, drives well - she’d be the perfect “mule!” Mule - “delivery person for illegal merchandise or contraband.” I can picture it now, she’d be haulin’ my moonshine in our silver van, Kenny riding shotgun, telling her she’s going the wrong way, the GPS directing them to the drop-off point! I think it might be a perfect plan. Now, I’ll just have to buy some corn, pots, and tubing, and I’ll be able to supplement my income! I wonder if the in-laws are free in six weeks!

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Bringing peace to the Middle East
SHARON MCLEAY Times Contributor Living in a country like Canada, where people from many nations work and live together under one flag, Canadians can sometimes find the peace talks featured on the news in countries like Israel and Palestine puzzling. Mae Elise Cannon, the Senior Director of Advocacy & Outreach in the Middle East-World Vision USA, recently had the opportunity to share a tour of the Holy Land with 20 Evangelical Covenant church pastors from North America. The experience so impacted these pastors, they wanted World Vision to bring the ‘Hope for the Holy Land Tour’ to covenant churches across western Canada. “The purpose of the Hope for the Holy Land tour is to mobilize a movement that is truly pro-Israeli, pro-Palestinian, propeace, pro-justice … and as Christians, ultimately pro-Jesus. Our Christian heritage provokes a desire for peace and justice in the Holy Land, the birthplace of our faith,” said Cannon. “For many Christians, a neglected element of our faith is understanding the role we play, as peace makers and reconcilers in the midst of conflict.” Along with Cannon, the tour brings two main speakers, Sahar Vardi and Charlie Abou Saada, who have both lived in the Holy Land, but understand perspectives from the opposite sides of the fluctuating border conflict. Vardi is currently the Israeli Program Director for the American Friends Service Committee, which focuses on demilitarization, equal rights programs and peace initiatives in the region. In 2010, Vardi launched human rights and non-violence education programs at universities in Israel. Her passion started as early as the age 14, when she began to work in peace organizations that try to break down destructive barriers between the two nations. Saada has been with the World Vision Jerusalem/West Bank/ Gaza office since February 2009, in the role of Church Relations Coordinator. He leads local and international conferences and accompanies pilgrims visiting the Holy Land. He sends out messages of life-changing, courageous life journeys. Stories where even past Palestinian Fatah freedom fighters lay down arms and hatred to embrace Christ, leading them to see ways to peaceful solutions with those they formerly believed were life-long enemies. “We believe Christians in the Holy Land have a unique role to play in the pursuit of peace. While Christian population in the region is declining, Christians are still significant providers of social services and education in the Palestinian territories, promoting peace and reconciliation between Muslims and Jews, and partnering with Muslims in supporting non-violent activism. We believe in supporting Palestinian and Israeli Christians, as they pursue a radical calling from the Prince of Peace,” said Cannon. “More than sixty years of conflict have had an especially destructive effect in the West Bank and Gaza. Infrastructure and basic services such as water, education, and healthcare are often in short supply in Palestinian communities. In armed conflict, it is always the most vulnerable, particularly children, who suffer most. Both Palestinian and Israeli children have the right to live in safety; free from violence, fear and want.” Canon believes education and support from Christians world-wide will make a difference. She encourages people to get engaged by reading and learning more about realities on the ground and the challenges affecting both the Israeli and Palestinian communities. She knows education can help give a more holistic understanding of realities affecting both communities. “Israelis fear for their security and experience threats such as rocket fire toward Israel from Gaza. Palestinians live under the daily reality of military control which limits mobility, challenges economic stability, and causes other lifestyle hardships. It is important for North Americans to better understand what life is like in the Holy Land, so that we can respond and constructively engage,” said Cannon. The tour comes to Strathmore at the Hope Covenant Church at 7 p.m. on Feb. 5. But engagement doesn’t stop at just listening. Canadians are called to action through prayer, by joining, www.prayer4holyland.org, financial contributions can be made to World Vision to reduce poverty in West Bank and Gaza areas and sponsorship of a child, which gives access to basic life sustaining resources including water, education, health care, and economic stability. See www. worldvision.ca for details. Cannon also encouraged people to write letters to politicians of all political parties, in support of active efforts toward peace in the region. “We believe globally-minded Christians, who are committed to compassion and justice, can bring hope to broken communities throughout the world – even in Israel and Palestine,” said Cannon.

I just want to go home
SHARON MCLEAY Times Contributor Concerns were brought up in Wheatland Council on Jan. 21 that some of our most fragile elders with mobility problems have to wait extended lengths of time for a return ride home from the hospital, after being discharged in evening hours. They may be brought in by ambulance, but they can’t return home in one. During daytime hours, the Strathmore and District Handi-bus Association does an exceptional job of meeting all the needs of the area’s elderly, but after 5 p.m. they cannot provide service. They were asked by Strathmore hospital administrative staff if they could offer standby services from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. every day of the week, but funding is an issue as staff and overhead costs need to be paid. The Handi-bus currently gets all their funding from donations and grants. Alberta Health Services (AHS) was contacted, but funding is not available for any services outside Alberta Health approved healthcare facilities. They issued this statement to inquiries of what could be done. The Inter-facility Transfer Program in Calgary is a fleet of ambulances responsible for transferring acute care patients in the Calgary Zone between Alberta Health-approved healthcare facilities. In Strathmore, AHS contracts EMS services to the Wheatland and District Emergency Medical Services Association (WADEMSA). WADEMSA receives funding from AHS to respond to emergency calls and perform acute care inter-facility transfers, like in Calgary. If a patient discharged from emergency care at the Strathmore Hospital can’t make travel arrangements, Alberta Health Services staff will help the patient get home safely. In Strathmore, that includes making them an appointment with the Handi-bus, contacting a family member or friend, or calling them a taxi. Alberta Health Services constantly monitors the EMS system, to ensure it is using the right resources at the right time. It balances the need for emergency medical services with requests for non-urgent transfers to make sure all patients receive the care they need. Patients being transferred between health care facilities are transported via ambulance – that has not changed. But, it’s important to remember that long-term care residents are just that; residents, not patients. Sagewood is a place of residence, not a hospital. AHS understands the importance of ensuring patients remain safe and healthy during, and after their care. When a patient is deemed well and healthy enough to be discharged from care at the Strathmore Hospital, staff look at all options available to help them return home safely. Again, problems arise if the family has no van or weren’t available. Even helping a somewhat healthy person into a car can be difficult, but add injuries or size and the odds go up that the one lifting, or being lifted, will sustain an injury. The other options left to clients are staying in hospital overnight, taking a taxi or taking to the sidewalk. One community member related a story where the family member was told by hospital staff to walk the patient home, indicating that ‘the home isn’t far….just wheel her down there.’ In December 2013, Minister Fred Horne was reported by the Vulcan Advocate to say “the province is committed to looking at this issue.” AHS Inter-facility transfers (IFT) are about 40 per cent of the provinces ambulance usage. Chief Administrative Officer Shirley Reinhart of Wheatland Lodge said they have not had any current problems, but they haven’t had any afterhour emergencies of late either. She said Wheatland Lodge would never leave patients sitting out in the cold and would find some way to get them back to the lodge. Sagewood spokesman Ali Shivji, AgeCare Chief Operating Officer, said that their facilities and nursing staff make sure all transportation arrangements are made for clients needing medical care. While Sagewood is a private facility, they do have agreements with Alberta Health Services for case work and assessment of long term clients and those clients are fully covered under Alberta Health Care. Shivji was under the impression that the long term care patients, due to their unique arrangements with Alberta Health Services, would be transported to and from the hospital. Rob Witty of Wheatland and District Emergency Medical Services Association said they have never taken patients back to their homes, and it isn’t part of the current ambulance policy; there may be some exceptions worked out for those clients grandfathered over from the extended care unit of the hospital and now living in Sagewood. However, he qualified there was no funding for return transportation on a regular basis, as funding would need to be in place before transportation could be offered. Martin DePueter, owner of two cab companies in Strathmore, may have a solution by about May of this year. He is considering purchasing a van to accommodate pick-up of the elderly or handicapped with medical need and those in wheel chairs. It will be available to service nighttime coverage. He is waiting to clear licensing mechanisms. For now, funding seems to be the underlying issue, and the bottom line is that some kind of service may be in the works, but until then people need to be aware their loved ones may have to shelter in hospital waiting areas until someone can pick them up, or wait until morning when rides arrive.

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CELEBRATING

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Members of the Strathmore Legion executive at their general meeting on Jan. 28.

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Legion welcomes the community
SHANNON LEClAIR Times Reporter The Strathmore Legion is looking to see some fresh blood come through their doors. The Legion is currently under new management, and has a new president Gary Horne. Judy Stephenson will be coming back as the bar supervisor and Jan Bennett is running things in the kitchen. “We’re now working towards improving some of the functions and things for the coming year. We also want to try and welcome all members, families and guests,” said Horne. “We want to try and make it more welcoming to everyone.” Member of the Legion or not, people are being encouraged to stop by and grab lunch or dinner one day. Or if you’re not in the mood to eat, you could also head over and play on one of the new pool tables or dartboards. There’s also crib, a couple of TVs and music. There is a general meeting held the third Tuesday of Every month at 7:30 p.m. All members are welcome to come along and share their ideas on how the Legion can improve. “Guests are welcome to make suggestions also, and these can be left with the bar staff for the attention of the executive committee,” said Horne. Every day there is a soup and sandwich special. There is a Friday night special buffet from the kitchen, and there are talks of adding a special Thursday lunch, and an English afternoon tea once a month. The Legion also offers catering for weddings, and every Friday and Saturday there are meat draws and 50/50 draws. A lot of people believe that the Legion is a members only place, and that’s just not the case. “I want people to know they can come in there without having to be a member,” said Horne. The Legion is a great place to connect with friends and fellow community members. The food is good and the price is easy on everyone’s pocketbooks. “It will be a very welcoming and nice place to be in the next few weeks,” said Horne. “(We) look forward to seeing you in the Legion.”

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Rosebud chef says farewell with Valentine’s Day feast
LAUREEN F. GUENTHER Times Contributor Rosebud Centre of the Arts invites couples to come celebrate Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14 - 15. This year, Valentine’s Day guests will also say good-bye to Pat Murphy, the chef who’s fed Rosebud guests and patrons for 17 years. Murphy’s farewell act is to prepare the four-course Valentine’s Day Dinner. Ever since Rosebud began inviting guests to join them for Valentine’s Day, Executive Director of Rosebud Centre of the Arts (RCA) Adam Furfaro says the events have sold out. These weekends have grown along with the restaurant and catering facility, to the point that, this year, Murphy will feed three sittings at the Valentine’s Day supper. Many patrons who come for Valentine’s Day also come to Rosebud theatre events, but on those occasions, “They don’t get the details of what we do,” Furfaro says. This weekend “enables them to look behind the curtain a little bit, and get the backstage tour, tour our facilities.” Guests at Valentine’s Day 2014 will again enjoy backstage theatre access, a historical walking tour, theatre sports games, a campfire with traditional treats, and a cooking class with Rosebud’s chefs. The weekend also features gourmet coffee-tasting and wine-tasting, and, of course, Valentine’s Dinner prepared by Executive Chef Pat Murphy. On Saturday night, there’s also a buffet dinner and concert with Lewis and Royal, Rosebud-based musicians who perform all over Alberta. And, for this weekend, four Rosebud bed-and-breakfasts will open to accommodate guests. Patrons who can’t attend the whole weekend can purchase separate tickets for the Valentine’s Dinner and the Lewis and Royal buffet and concert. For many guests, the planned activities are a platform for something even more special. “One of the biggest things that they enjoy is the camaraderie and the fellowship,” Furfaro says. “These folks who came last year are, a lot of them, coming back this year in anticipation of seeing each other. They became friends over the course of the weekend, because they had so many other great things to do.” One of the special friends they’ll see, and say good-bye to, is their chef Pat Murphy. “It’s going to be (Murphy’s) big last meal, so I think he’s probably going to go out with a little bit of a bang,” Furfaro says. “It’ll be fun to spend that night in (the kitchen) and to get Pat out for a little bit of a curtain call.” Murphy and his wife Shauna will continue to live in Rosebud, and Furfaro is glad Murphy will continue to play a role in village life. “I’m looking forward to using Pat as a consultant,” Furfaro says. He hopes Murphy will teach culinary classes and provide catering. “He likes spending time there. He likes spending time with people,” Furfaro says. “We anticipate seeing a lot of Pat.” Furfaro also looks forward to the contributions of the new executive chef, for whom a search is underway. “We don’t believe that losing Pat means we have to lose what we hold dear,” Furfaro says. Rosebud patrons may see “a new style” on the menu, he says, but will experience “the same great hospitality and the same great service, and treating people well.” To register for Rosebud’s Valentine’s Day weekend, see www.rosebudtheatre.com. For tickets to the Lewis and Royal concert, call 1-800-267-7553.

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throughout her school years, including winning the Schulte Cup at an oratorical contest and The Governor General’s Medal as a result of Grade 9 Departmental Examinations. She remembers swimming in the ‘original’ swimming pool which was filled with rather green-looking water from a nearby ditch! She took piano lessons from Mrs. Jessie Kennedy at the Strathmore Train Station, taking Royal Conservatory of Music exams and playing piano for many events and dances. After graduating from High School she attended the University of Alberta (Calgary Branch) and on obtaining her Teaching Certificate, she taught one year in Gleichen and then in Strathmore where she taught Grades 2 and 3 until June, 1960, after which she became the school secretary (a part-time position) until 1971, first for Principal Ian MacKenzie and then for Principal Art Eeles. But, she didn’t become idle, as she was giving private piano lessons, was a busy mom, bookkeeper and farmwife. The farming included grain and hay crops, cattle, pigs and laying hens, which meant eggs had to be collected and sold. It was when Mary attended a dance in Nightingale with Marilyn McLean that she met her husband-to-be, Bill Hendricks, and on July 26, 1958, Bill and Mary were married at Sacred Heart Church in Strathmore. Their marriage produced three sons and they have six delightful grandchildren (three boys and three girls) who range in age from nine to 25. Looking back, the first few years of their marriage appear to have been very busy. Mary was teaching and Bill drove to his parents’ farm each day. In 1959 Bill started working with Robert Lausen building houses, and in 1962 began building their new house (where they still live), which they moved into in the spring of 1963. They started farming on their own, but it was so dry (with poor crops) that they invested in a sprinkler irrigation system in 1976, which proved very beneficial, especially for alfalfa. Bill worked for M & M Drilling, and Wheatland Propane and Plumbing to bolster their income. Their community activities include being active in Sacred Heart Parish in Strathmore where Mary has played the church organ since the 1950’s, and has been a long-time member of the Catholic Women’s League, while Bill was the Financial Secretary of the Knights of Columbus for many years. Being avid hockey supporters, they were both involved with Strathmore Minor Hockey during the years all three sons played. The family was also long-time members of the Crowfoot 4-H Beef Club. Changes in the area - where there used to be no acreages, there are now over 30. There have also been many infrastructure changes due to the increased growth. They have both enjoyed their association with the people of the Strathmore area, and look forward to continuing.

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USING TECHNOLOGY Okay, I admit it, I like being on Facebook. It helps me stay in touch with my community ... I can stay connected to friends ... I can share things that are happening, in a useful and appropriate way about church events. That is how I found out one of my member’s truck had been stolen, so I could keep an eye out. That is how I have purchased things ... and yes, I have even met some people on Facebook, who have become friends ... but I only like it when it is used appropriately and for the good of others, not to bully or threaten or promote negative purposes. I also admit it, I like to text ... I like to watch TV ... I like to ... well, that space could be filled in with lots of different possibilities. The thing is, we are all different people, and we have different interests and passions and concerns. What I don’t like, is when any, or all of those things, when how we choose to live, are used in ways that are not constructive, and in fact, can be used to be destructive and downright harmful and hurtful to others. When I was a child, my mom always used to say ... “if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all!” And I have tried very hard to let that be part of my motto in life ... although I have tried to take it even further. “If I can’t say, do, act, live in a positive way, for others, for the town, for the world, then I am better not to be doing it at all, not to be acting that way, not saying those things!” That is also how my faith in God works. In Jeremiah 29:11, God spoke through the prophet saying “for I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” God too, wants his words, his teachings, his love, his grace, to be used for the good of all people. We are not to use them to judge one another, or to justify who is better or worse. They are given to people, to help us know, for ourselves, in relationship to others and to the world, how to live in ways that are not harmful, are not destructive. Rather, if we use them properly, we can build up and make the world God has created for us, a better place for all. I don’t think any of us would argue whether or not “not stealing,” “not murdering,” “respecting authority,” are good things. They make our world much better ... but, do we realize that they come right out of God’s word. Do we remember that God’s word encourages caring for those in need? Or showing compassion to widows, orphans, handicapped, the sick, the lonely? That it implores us to show due respect, to honor our creator and all that God has made and provided for us? There are many things that we use, many things we partake in every day of our lives. How we use them determines if they are beneficial or destructive. Perhaps my mother’s quote of so long ago provides a good measuring stick for us, as to how we use things, how we live. If we can’t do it, “nicely” or compassionately for all others, if it isn’t beneficial, then perhaps we should not be using or doing it at all ... just something to consider in how we live out each day of our lives ... AMEN. Pastor Dawn, Lord of All Lutheran Church

BOW RIVER ALLIANCE CHURCH 105 Main St. Carseland 403-934-9337 office@bowriveralliance.com Pastor: Andy Wiebe Sunday Worship: 10:30 am www.bowriveralliance.com RCCG PECULIAR PEOPLE ASSEMBLY (1 PET. 2:9) NEW: 115A – 3rd Avenue, Strathmore 403-667-7832 Pastor: Dunmoye Lawal Sunday Service: 10 am Tues. Divine Encounter: 11:30 - 1 pm (Prayer Meeting) Thursday Bible Study: 7 pm www.rccgstrathmore.com STRATHMORE FULL GOSPEL CHURCH 50 Maplewood Drive • 403-934-2225 Senior Pastor: Rev. Les Fischer Children’s Pastor: Lori Dollinger Youth Pastor: Kyle Lomenda New Office Hours: 9 am - 4 pm • Tues - Wed - Thur Worship Service: 10:30 am Children’s Church & Nursery in Service Extending Grace - igniting hope www.strathmorefullgospel.com SACRED HEART CATHOLIC Holy Cross Collegiate School Gym 709B - 2nd Street, Strathmore 403-934-2641 Pastor: Fr. Wojciech Jarzecki Masses: Saturday 5 pm • Sunday 10 am ST. MICHAEL & ALL ANGELS ANGLICAN “Becoming fully alive in Jesus Christ” INTERIM WORSHIP LOCATION: 245 Brent Blvd., Strathmore (NORTH door) 403-934-3017 Pastor & Priest: Bryan Beveridge Sunday Morning Worship 10:00 am HOPE COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH 245 Brent Blvd, Strathmore • 403-934-2424 Worship Service Sundays 10 am Lead Pastor: Glenn Peterson www.hope-community.ca

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Bill’s father, John, was born in 1897 at Earling, Iowa, one of eight children. He served in the American army in 1918 before coming to Canada in 1920 with his family. They came to Canada riding in three box cars containing their horses, machinery and household items, coming to Rockyford where Bill’s grandfather, Hugo, had bought land after visiting relatives there and liking the area. Bill’s mother, (Othilia) Till Flammang was born in 1898 in Mapleton, Iowa, one of 16 children, and also came to Canada in 1920 with her sister and brotherin-law, Ann and Tony Muenchrath. Till worked as a telephone operator and also in the drugstore in Rockyford. John and Till were married in St Rita’s Church in Rockyford in 1923, and had seven children, including Bill, who was born on the farm just north of Nightingale on Sept. 21, 1935. He started school at Valley Gardens School until that school burned down in 1944. He then attended Baintree School to finish Grade 3. He was then bused to Nightingale School for grades four through nine, followed by a year at St. Rita’s Separate School in Rockyford. In those days farming took precedence over education so Bill’s formal schooling ended at the age of 16. In 1949 he received a plaque for his spring wheat sample at the Toronto Royal Winter Fair as a member of the Rockyford 4-H Grain Club. Mary’s grandfather, Cornelius Lauweryssen Sr., was born in Holland in 1866 and came to Canada in 1911 following correspondence with Gerrit VanOerle who had already come to this land of opportunity. He moved his family here in 1912, which included Mary’s dad, Cornelius (Corny Jr.) and they lived in the Akenstad district. Corny ( Jr) was born in Holland in 1898, returning to Holland in 1926 where he married Adriana van Eekelen, Mary’s mother, who was born in 1902 and came to Canada as a bride to a whole new way of life with many hardships. Mary was born on the family farm, located northeast of Strathmore (just half a mile from where they now live), on April 2, 1937. She was told that Dr. John Giffen had to come across the field with sleigh and horses because the road was impassable due to the snow! As the last to be born, she rounded out the family of two boys and two girls. When it came time to start school, it was the same distance to either Berta Vale, Akenstad or Strathmore Schools, but as her brother was already attending Strathmore, that’s where she went. Remember, these were the years before school buses, so they either rode their bikes, walked, or were driven to school by their parents. She attended grades one through eight at the old two storey school, and was the only graduate in June of 1955 who had attended all 12 years of school in Strathmore. She received many awards

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Little Bo Pink
SHANNON LEClAIR Times Reporter If you notice a lot of people sporting pink hair these days it’s not the newest fad, but it is a part of the Hair Massacure fundraiser started by the MacDonald family. The fundraiser began in 2002, and was prompted by the third round of hair loss the MacDonald family’s youngest daughter Kali went through during her chemotherapy treatments. In 2006 the idea of pink hair was introduced and became the signature trademark. After listening to a radio ad while with his mom, Ethan Berquist knew he wanted to sign up. “Because there was a story on the radio and I felt really bad for the kid and then my mom told me about this and she asked me ‘do you want to dye your hair pink’, and I said yes,” said Berquist. “Then she asked do you want to shave your head on Valentine’s Day to donate it to people who are bald for wigs, and I said yes.” Ethan’s sister Erika had spent some time in the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, so to help fundraise for them is something the whole family was immediately in favour of. Erika had kidney reflux. Her ureter was 10 times the size it was supposed to be, which was causing everything in her bladder to kick back up into her kidney and affect her kidneys. Due to an easily misdiagnosed use of antibiotics the infection was held off. Once the antibiotics were stopped, the infection then took over quickly. She ended up septic and an infection took over everything. Erika, 20 months, has spent most of her life either in hospitals or on antibiotics. She has had surgery, which resulted in the need for a blood transfusion. At the beginning of December 2013 Ericka was taken off antibiotics and seems to be okay now, though further testing in February will determine that. “It kind of hits close to home for me, I got lucky my baby’s fine, she’s healthy, she’s good now, but

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Fully Funded Kindergarten Program Registration for Kindergarten – Opens Feb 3, 2014 Parents have a choice of either a Half-time program (days and times to be determined at each site) or a Fully funded all day every day program
Registration will require your child’s Birth Certificate (or copy). He/she must be five years of age on or before Feb. 28, 2015. School resource fees will be collected at each school when you register.

Brentwood Elementary – (403) 934-5013 Full and half-time programs Serving the communities of Aspen Creek, Brentwood, Cambridge Glen, Crystal Ridge, Green Meadow, Grande Point, Maplewood, Parkwood, The Ranch and Thorncliff.

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Trinity Christian Academy will be offering Pre-School programming in the 2014-2015 school year. Students must be four years of age by Feb 28, 2015. A copy of the birth certificate must be provided. Spaces in the program may be limited so early registration is encouraged. Pre-School registrations will be taken at the school and at REVS on Feb. 12th at the Strathmore Civic Center (More information on cost, location, and program structure will be available at that time.)

FEBRUARY 7, 2014

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Strathmore Ice Shredders U10 vs Brooks Rockyford Ringers U19B vs Lacombe Ladies Open Strathmore Ice U16A vs Red Deer Strathmore Ice U19B vs Rockyford Ringers
Roughly 470 girls, ages four and up, took part in the annual Laurie Morton Ruppe Ringette Memorial Tournament. The U12B Strathmore Ice Warriors and U16A Strathmore Ice teams medaled, finishing first and second in their divisions.

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Eighteen-year-old Kennedy Zaytsoff is practicing four days a week to prepare for figure skating regionals in March. The Strathmore native won two golds in the 2013 Special Olympics.

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ARYSSaH STaNKEVITSCH Times Reporter Fresh off her two golds in freeskate and dance from the 2013 Special Olympics in Korea, Strathmore’s Kennedy Zaytsoff is setting her sights on skating regionals in March. “It’s the kind of beginning competition before going to provincials, to nationals, and to worlds,” Zaytsoff said. Zaytsoff, 18, has been skating since she was five-years-old. “I think I saw it on TV or something and I wanted to try it and see. I just like the jumps and spins, and how graceful it is,” she said. “For Special Olympics, I’m in level five. Level six is the highest level.” Zaytsoff plans on participating in the Special Olympics once more in 2017, and practices four times a week with the Strathmore Skating Club. “They made me a better skater, and maybe made me where I am today,” Zaytsoff said of her club. “It’s good. It’s a fun experience.” Zaytsoff also assists with the club’s Can Skate clinics and volunteers when she can. After graduating high school this year, Zaytsoff plans on enrolling in college programs where she can include her love for skating. “I wanted to get maybe into broadcasting for sports,” she said. “I want to inspire people to skate and stuff.” Zaytsoff says then when she’s on the ice, nothing bothers her in the zone. “But I feel nervous when I compete,” she laughs.

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Strathmore Ice U19B vs Calgary Blaze

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U12B and U16A medal at Ruppe
ARYSSaH STaNKEVITSCH Times Reporter Thirty-nine teams flocked to the Strathmore Family Centre from Jan. 31-Feb. 2 for the annual Laurie Morton Ruppe Memorial Ringette tournament, including 14 from Strathmore. The U12B Strathmore Ice Warriors finished with gold in their division, while the U16A Strathmore Ice earned silver. “I think this is the fifth or sixth year for this huge one,” said Kimberly Proust, tournament organizer. “We used to have (the age groups) all separated, but we decided a couple years ago to combine. That’s what’s really unique about this, is we had our youngest skater who was four, and every single Strathmore ringette team participated in the tournament, all the way up to our ladies team. It was kind of cool that we had that opportunity this year.” 470 participants competed for medals. Prebunnies, bunnies, and novice all were awarded hardware, but the older teams had to battle for gold and silver. “We got lots of very, very positive response, from the traveling teams and the home teams. It was very, very successful,” Proust said. “I very much appreciate all the volunteers. We can’t even have a tournament close to this without them.” Proust said that Laurie Morton Ruppe even coached her ringette team when she was younger. “Laurie was a member of our community who loved playing ringette. She was very instrumental in our association. She played, she refereed, she coached, and at one point she was the president,” Proust said. “The tournament is really in honour of her commitment to the sport.”

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McCallum off to Alberta Games
ARYSSaH STaNKEVITSCH Times Reporter Fourteen-year-old Hailey McCallum of Strathmore will be competing in the Alberta Winter Games from Feb. 6-9 in Canmore, for Zone 2’s Big Country female hockey team. “We all work together,” McCallum said. “We have lots of skill on our team.” McCallum’s linemate on the AAA Rocky Mountain Raiders of the Alberta Major Bantam Female Hockey League, Taylor Sawka, will also likely be on the same line for the Games, hoping to bring some offense for Big Country. Sawka and McCallum are first and second in league scoring, with McCallum having 22 points in 21 games so far this season. “I’m excited,” McCallum said. “I’m a good worker I guess, on getting the puck in battles, and then going hard to the net.” McCallum and Big Country will play four round robin games, but could play up to six including playoffs. This would all be in the short span of three days. “We need to keep our nutrition up, we need to keep drinking water all the time. Alberta Games was the same,” McCallum said. Last year, McCallum competed in the ATB Alberta Challenge – the games and the Alberta Cup rotate each year. Having that previous experience eases McCallum’s nerves. “It’s better now. Last year I was scared, but this year I’m more excited about it,” McCallum said. “I want to go far and play high levels, and then hopefully get a scholarship or, like Team Canada or U18.” The bantam forward has only been playing hockey for four years, starting with Strathmore Peewee, but had played ringette previously. “Grit, aggressive – that pretty much explains her,” father Billie McCallum said. “She’s doing really well.”

Strathmore’s own Hailey McCallum will be representing Zone 2 at the Alberta Winter Games from Feb. 6-9 in Canmore in ladies hockey. McCallum also competed in the Alberta Cup last year for the South Lightning.

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Bisons split, two games left
ARYSSaH STaNKEVITSCH Times Reporter Nearing the end of the regular season, the UFA Bisons are desperate for wins if they want a first round bye for the playoffs. On Feb. 1, the Calgary Buffaloes offense proved to be too much, as they defeated the Bisons 8-4, capitalizing on the Bisons’ 11 penalties. “I think it was part of it,” Bisons Coach Dan MacDonald said of their time in the box. “We struggled with the pressure they gave us, and we didn’t react well. Hopefully we learn from that. They’re a good team, I don’t think they’ve lost recently – they’re on a roll.” At the end of the first, it was only 2-1 for the Buffaloes. However, they scored four goals in the second – three on the powerplay, and one shorthanded – and never looked back. MacDonald even changed from Garrett Mason to Carter Seminuk in net. “It didn’t change much.” MacDonald said. “Sometimes a change will be like a timeout almost, but that’s not what happened. They kept blitzing us no matter who was in net. It was unfair to either one of them, our defense didn’t have a good night.” Bisons assistant captains Connor Boyd and Ryan Zeniuk had a goal and an assist each, while Matthew Forchuk and Zach Giroux both scored on the powerplay. The next night, Tyler Sharuga scored the game winner halfway through the third to break the tie, leading to the Bisons 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames. Bison captain Mackenzie Bauer had the team’s first two goals, both assisted by Mason McCarty. Still, MacDonald needs to see some change in his squad. “We moved the puck better and did better things, but we’re still not the way we were playing when we were on our roll,” he said. “You know, we were moving our feet faster and we were moving the puck faster. We seem to have lost some confidence with these few loses.” The team only managed two wins out of six matchups in January, after winning all of their games in December. “Maybe we thought it would be easy, after we had those wins. Now we’re learning, it’s the same old story, the reason we had them was because we worked hard together,” MacDonald said. The Bisons have two remaining games: St. Albert on Feb. 15, and CAC Gregg Distributors on Feb. 16, both at home in Strathmore. “We’ve been very good on the road for most of the year,” MacDonald said. “Sometimes you get on the road and you really get together as a group. It shows when you get on the ice. We’ve had quite a few loses at home, I’m not saying home is an advantage right now, but it’ll be good for us to get ready for the playoffs.” Down by one point for second place in the division, and thus, a bye for the first round of the playoffs, coach MacDonald and the team will be focusing on defense for their week off. “We still have real inconsistencies in our defensive end. That’s where we have to try to shore up,” he said. “We give up too many goals still – to be good in the playoffs, you have to be real tight defensively. We’re fast and we like to move the puck, so we like to be in their end, but at the same time we have to be better in ours.”

Cory Alce (l) lets go of a rock while hog line judge Garry Toews looks on during the 2014 Carseland men’s bonspiel on Jan. 31 at the Carseland Curling Club.

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Carseland men’s bonspiel a success
SHaRON ALCE Carseland Curling Club The Carseland Men’s Bonspiel and Oyster supper was a huge success. Thank you to the Carseland Lions once again for organizing and preparing the supper. The club is pleased to have your continued support. Another exciting highlight of the bonspiel was the draw to the button for all participants for a $20,000 prize, sponsored by Toole, Peet Insurance. One at a time, the participants stepped out on the ice to throw their rock with no broom to shoot at and no sweepers. There was only the camera set up, operated by Lorraine Toews, and a judge, Garry Toews, at the hog line to make sure no participant crossed the line before releasing the rock. The rock had to land completely within the centre circle. Only two rocks even touched the centre circle and as first place could not be claimed in this challenge, the second place winner went to Kyle Brown, who received four rounds of golf at Speargrass. A free pizza night was provided by the curling club on this evening. It was great to see so many spectators come out to enjoy the excellent curling. The Bonspiel ended on Saturday evening with the following winners receiving the money prizes: A Event – 1st – Bartsch; 2nd – Brown; 3rd – Stewart: B Event – 1st – Miller; 2nd – Percival; 3rd – Robertson: C Event – 1st Walker; 2nd – Morton; 3rd – Red Gun; 4th – Hvingelby. We hope to see everyone back again next year.

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The Holy Cross Collegiate Hawks are now 2-2 on the basketball court for their J.V. season, having lost to the Strathcona Tweedsmuir Spartans on Jan. 30 by a score of 52-48. They will play the Strathcona again, as the Spartans will be hosting zones early in March.

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ARYSSaH STaNKEVITSCH Times Reporter Riding a high from their last game against Notre Dame Collegiate, a 79-39 victory, the Holy Cross Collegiate (HCC) Hawks couldn’t edge out the Strathcona Tweedsmuir School Spartans on Jan. 30 at home – losing 52-48 in junior boys basketball. “It was a pretty even game throughout,” Hawks’ Coach Tony Irving said. “We had to come back several times, and put some pressure on at the end of the game. We just didn’t have enough time left to come back.” Irving felt the team needed to work on defensive rebounds, and their shooting percentage. The team is averaging roughly 30 per cent from the field. “Most teams like to be well up into 40 per cent,” he said. “(Strathcona) had a lot of good shooting in the second half to keep themselves up when we came back—they just had great shooting percentage.”

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Irving and his squad will see the Spartans once again, as Strathcona will be hosting zones at the beginning of March in Okotoks. HCC focused on an upcoming exhibition tournament involving 30 teams, from Jan. 31-Feb. 1, after the Strathcona loss. “We played well as a team. We showed better defense in the second half than we did in the first. That’s going to bode well for us in the Medicine Hat exhibition tournament,” Irving said prior to leaving. “A lot of the schools are above the division that we’re in, so it’s going to be very competitive.” The Hawks look to veteran Chris O’Leary to assist the team. Being on the varsity team last year, he shares lots of skill and experience. “He shows great leadership on the team,” Irving said. “He brings faith, and he’s certainly a role model.” HCC is now 2-2 on the season, and must improve offensively and defensively – the Hawks have scored 236 points for, but have had 235 points scored against them. Their next game is at home against Highwood High School on Feb. 4.

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ARYSSaH STaNKEVITSCH Times Reporter For the first time this season, the Wheatland Warriors lost two games in a row – Jan. 26, by a score of 3-1 to the Red Deer Ramada, and 6-5 on Jan. 31 to the Bow Valley Timberwolves. “Against Red Deer, that was a letdown on our part. We didn’t play very well,” Warriors coach Mark Laycock said. “The second game, I thought our effort was there, but it was just one of those nights. We gave up six goals, and we had chances that we didn’t capitalize on.” Ryan Ries did capitalize with less than a minute left for the bantam Warriors, bringing the team within one goal – but they couldn’t manage to tie it. Other goals were scored by Rylan Longmuir, Joel Krahenbil, and Chayse Hnatowich (who added two, and two assists). In the Warriors next game Feb. 2, they defeated the Medicine Hat Venom narrowly by a score of 5-4, a team they had beaten 11-0 in provincial play the week before. The game, Laycock says, was his team’s best of the year. “We just went in there and said the same thing – take away time and space from them, and get pucks to the net. We knew it was going to be a closer game than the other day because Medicine Hat was ready for us,” Laycock said. “They were a little frustrated after the (Bow Valley) game. They’re not used to losing two in a row.” Krahenbil was the two-goal hero this time, including the game-winner halfway through the third. Braydon Neiszner, Rylan Longmuir, and Kyle Merkosky also scored as well. Zach Suntjens and Ryan McHarg added two assists each for the win. With playoffs fast approaching, the bantams are still tops in the North with a 24-3-2 record. They play the Venom once more in their next game, Feb. 7 in Hussar. “We knew that the league was going to tighten up a little bit, and everything was going to get a bit more competitive. I’m not really worried, I think we have a bunch that are good character kids,” Laycock said. They know that it’s going to be tougher than it was at the start of the year – they’re ready to work and learn here at the end of the year. I have trust that they’ll show up in every game from here on out.” BRAVES LOSE ONE, WIN TWO The Wheatland Braves played three games in a row from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, winning two of the three matchups. In their first, against Lethbridge Hurricanes White, half their goals came on the powerplay, thanks to Hassan Akl and Tarun Fizer. Kyle Bray and Ryan Orford gave the Braves the go-ahead in the second period, but the Hurricanes scored three more for the 6-4 win. The next night against Medicine Hat Venom White, Akl and Fizer continued their goal streak, while Ben Slemp scored the other. The Braves defeated Medicine Hat 3-1, with goalie Ethan Rycroft only facing nine shots, while his teammates put 44 onto Medicine Hat’s net. The peewee Braves traveled to Red Deer on Feb. 2, and came out with a 5-3 victory. With the score 2-0 for Red Deer early in the second, Fizer put two in the back of the net on the powerplay, while Crnkovic added another to give the Braves a 3-2 lead at the end of the period. Red Deer tied it up early in the third, but Cole Berg and Kyle Bray of Wheatland scored for the win and the security. Ryan Conroy helped with three assists, and Braves goalie Kenny HoltStewart stopped 13 of 16 shots. The Braves again had a strong offensive effort, with 45 shots. The Wheatland peewees are fourth in the North Division with 31 points, and have their next game against Lacombe at home on Feb. 15. CHIEFS cLIMbING The Wheatland Chiefs shut out the Cranbrook Knights on Jan. 31, with Mike Conrad making 27 saves. The Chiefs fired 54 on the opposition, leading to goals by Mckay Bray, Cody Willis, and Taylor Donner. Coltyn Herman also scored once, and helped on two. The following night however, the midget Chiefs dropped 5-2 to the Airdrie Lightning. Willis and Blair Roszell found the back of the net for the Chiefs, but it wasn’t enough, even putting 44 shots on net. The Chiefs have subtly climbed up to second in the North Division, two points behind the Red Deer Indy Graphics.

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Ice Warriors keep gold at home
MEL BOSCHEE Ice Warriors The Strathmore Ice Warriors participated in the hometown Laurie Morton Ruppe Memorial tournament and had some great success, wrapping up an excellent tournament weekend. Friday, Jan. 31 saw our Ice Warriors hit the road for a drive out to Rockyford Arena to take on the Calgary Bow View Roar. The team was buzzing with anticipation as they stepped out on the ice. They knew the Roar would be worthy opponents and Ice Warriors had to be prepared. After the first period the teams were even 1-1. The second period whistle sounded and the Ice Warriors answered back to the two Roar goals with four more of their own. This gave the Ice Warriors their first win of the tournament 5-3. Saturday again took the Ice Warriors out to Rockyford Arena to take on the South Calgary Whiplash. It was a cold start to the day, and the Ice Warriors were definitely slow to get in the game. Halfway through the first period, the Ice Warriors were being shut out 2-0. Before the buzzer sounded signaling the end of the first period, the Ice Warriors were tied with the Whiplash. Fans were unsure of what the pep talk was, but the Ice Warriors came out in the second period determined to make this game theirs. When the final buzzer sounded, the Whiplash were shut down in the second period, final score was 12-2 in favour of the home town Ice Warriors. After some team activities and some food to restore their energy, the Ice Warriors took on the Spruce Grove Revenge. Knowing a win would give them an unblemished record, the Ice Warriors were equipped to give it all they could. First goal of the game was scored by the Ice Warriors but Spruce Grove answered back quickly 40 seconds later with a goal of their own. At the end of the first period the Ice Warriors were barely ahead by one point, scoreboard showing 2-1. The whistle sounded signaling the second period start, the Ice Warriors were passing with sheer distinction, and the girls were not missing any passes, snagging that ring like pros. The Spruce Grove Revenge were shut down in the second period, with the final score being 5-1. This put a very elated Ice Warriors into the goal medal game between either the South Calgary Whiplash or the Bow View Roar, either very admirable opponents and not to be taken casually. Sunday the Ice Warriors were at the arena for the gold medal game to take on the Calgary Bow View Roar. Excitement, exhilaration, delight and anticipation were all words that described the team. They wanted the gold so bad they could almost taste it. A quick Ice Warrior meeting with the coach, tension rising in the building as the Ice Warriors stepped out on the ice. The whistle sounded and the teams holding each other level. At the nine minute mark the Ice Warriors finally broke onto the scoreboard but quickly seen Bow View answer right back. With Alex Mackay completely solid between the pipes, and giving the Ice Warriors the confidence to take some chances, when the final buzzer of the game sounded, the Ice Warriors were on top with a score of 9-3. This gave the Ice Warriors the win they so desired and were awarded the Gold Medal. Unselfishly Joely Dahm gave up chances for goals to ensure a well-ex-

ecuted set-up and assisted in the many Ice Warrior goals, and goal scorers for the weekend were, Susanne Sevcik, Grace Praeker, Payton Jensen, Jaylin
The Ice Warriors walked away with a gold medal at this year’s Laurie Ruppe Memorial ringette tournament. Front: Alex Mackay. Middle row: Laura Sader(lr) Cayley Boschee, Susanne Sevcik, Meghan Munchrath, Olivia Wilson, Cosette Lacroix, Joely Dahm. Back row: Payton Jensen (l-r) Kim Jensen (A/C), Jaylin MacLean, Randal Praeker (Coach), Grace Praeker, Carly Krahenbil, Ben Sader (A/C).

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Belle girls end tourney on happy note.

Belles play in home tourney
STEVE WILSON U19 Belle Ringette Strathmore Minor Ringette Association hosted their annual Laurie Morton Ruppe Memorial ringette tournament Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. The U19 girls played their archrivals from Rockyford in their first game on Friday evening. The Strathmore girls put in a good effort and played a clean game, but as suspected it was a game of attrition and Rockyford walked away with a win under their belt. Late afternoon on Saturday, Feb. 1 the girls met Lacombe for their second game of the tournament and gave spectators an exciting display from the start, with each team matching each other goal for goal making it a 2-2 score halfway through the first, and although Strathmore girls never gave up, Lacombe got some good shots in past the defence and took the lead. In the

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second period Lacombe really did capitalize on their good fortune and took off without looking back. There were a great couple of goals from Tassia Rushford and Kyra Keer. Early Sunday morning, the third and final game was against The Calgary Blaze, a team that is very closely matched and always resulting in a game that can go either way at a moment’s notice. Strathmore gritted their teeth and really dug in and despite being three goals down, managed to get on the scoreboard halfway through the first period thanks to Sarah McKinnon, and again with five minutes left courtesy of Shae Lane. The hometown girls totally owned the second period and went on to score three more goals thanks again to Shae Lane, Dakota Cole and Hannah Olson, ending the game with a 5-3 victory and the tournament on a happy note.
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- We had a tragic bus accident on the first day of school in 1991. We lost a local bus driver and 2 students, 2 more were sent to hospital. - Field trips were a big event. Some field trips remembered were to Safety City, De Witts Dairy Farm, Children’s Hospital Teddy Bear Program, Shrine Circus, Munroe’s Farm, and of course Mrs. Upshaw’s famous trips to Drumheller, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Frank Slide, Coaldale Birds of Prey, etc. etc. So many field trips….. - We had the opening of the new school in 1992. The Education Minister flew in (very late) on a helicopter. The original 1930 school front was placed in the front of the new school, right next to the entrance. The old gym is the Library! - We made the Time Capsule to be opened in 2017. - Mr. Cook did school patrol and the patrollers won many awards. - Mrs. Prusky started intramurals at noon. - Mrs. Dye and Mrs. Wrathall put on craft classes. - Ms. Cannady started folk dancing classes and Mr. Wong had square dancing. - Mrs. Cochlan and Mrs. Taylor played piano for everything. - Mr. Wong had a chess club. (Part 4)

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Strathmore Handibus has seen continued success in filling the transportation needs of our local seniors and physically handicapped citizens due to substantial support from the Town of Strathmore and Wheatland County. The service would not be as successful as it is if it was not for our individual donors who play an essential and vital role in the Associations mission’s success. The Association wanted to honor that support by approving the Strathmore Handibus Fundraising Strategy in 2013 which highlights the appreciation of our donors, honors their donation and utilizes that financial support through operations efficiency and providing a professional service. Our donors are important to us and we want to say thank you, each one of you are appreciated! Thank you to the following Donors for your continuing support: Strathmore Wal Mart of $500.00; Vivian Noy $1000.00, $15,000.00 was received from the Wheatland County for 2014 and a proposed donation by the Brett Wilson Foundation of $2500.00 Each members of the board expressed their heartfelt thank you and the pleasure to be a part of the Handibus Association. We will continue to do our best in providing transportation to all our valued customers in the community at large. Please if you have any questions regarding the Handibus, do not hesitate to contact us at 403-934-3418 and our dispatch would be happy to assist you in every way they can. Thank you!

WHEATLAND COUNTY FOOD BANK

Thank you to our Valued Donors

February Report

Another year has gone by and all the Volunteers at the Wheatland County Food Bank are so grateful for all the donations they received in 2013, whether it was food items or cash. We are always very humbled by the on-going support we received from the County and Town Residents. The local grocery stores; No Frills, Co-op, Walmart, Sobeys, Shoppers Drug Mart and Value Drug Mart supply us steadily with the food items we need. The bins that the public use to place their donations are supplied by these stores and then picked up by the Volunteer Drivers from the Food Bank. Should anyone wish to have their donation picked up from their house, please call Ed at (403) 934-4703. All monetary donations may be made thru the website – www.wheatlandfoodbank.com or by mail Box 2331, Strathmore, Alberta. T1P 1K3. Once again, on behalf of all the Volunteers at the Wheatland County Food Bank – “Thank You” for all the support you give us.

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Days, Evenings, Weekends, Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly

Competitive Prices Bondable & Insured Confidential Reliable Efficient In & Out of Town Client References Available Pet Friendly

SpringFestival
Strathmore Curling Rink, south side entrance, Agricultural Grounds
We are looking for Vendors, Entertainment, Non-Profit Organizations, Demonstrations. For a registration form please call:

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STRATHMORE HIGH SCHOOL

SAFE GRAD

Saturday, May 31 10 - 4 pm

2014

The Strathmore Safe Grad program has had many successful years of living up to their motto “EVERYONE GETS HOME SAFE”. Unfortunately, this may not be the case this year because to date, no parent or guardian has come forward to take over as head coordinator, even though it was made abundantly clear at the conclusion of last year’s event this would be needed in order for this important program to continue. Please note, unless there is someone in place to head this event by Friday, February 15th, Strathmore Safe Grade will be CANCELLED. If you or anyone you know may be interested in keeping our kids SAFE during this year’s graduation celebrations please call Michelle at 403-325-8337 or direct any questions through the Strathmore High School Safe Grad face book page.

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Strathmore Station Restaurant & Pub is hiring 1 permanent, full time

Strathmore Musical Arts is hosting

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Ability to supervise and co-ordinate activities of 5-10 kitchen/food service helpers and cooks who prepare and portion food, while ensuring food service and quality control of all foods. Kitchen and cooking experience required and must have knowledge of the establishment’s culinary genres and learn specific recipes. Will be responsible to train staff in job duties, sanitation and safety procedures. Must possess great oral communication, excellent problem solving skills, and organized job task planning abilities. Must also have the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment while under pressure. Standing and/or walking for extended periods. Speak English, Read English, Write English How to Apply – with resume to:

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“Bluesland”
8 piece horn band. R&B, Funk, Jazz & Blues
At the Strathmore Travelodge February 14, 2014 Dinner and Show $50 Cocktails 6:00pm, Dinner 7:00pm, Show 8:00pm For info contact Linda 403-680-7721 Paypal - www.strathmorearts.com Tickets available through Assist Business, PJ’s Appliances, Pro Water Sponsored by the AFA If you buy your ticket before February 7, 2014 your name will be put into a draw for a Valentines Package - including a free nights stay at the Days Inn - a Dinner for 2 at the Station and a Bottle of complimentary Wine for the room!

AUCTIONS
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PARK PAVING LTD. in Edmonton has immediate openings for a Project Superintendent, Concrete Superintendent, Shop Foreman, and Heavy Duty Mechanics. Send your resume via email to: employment@parkpaving.com or via fax to 780-434-5373. HD LICENSED MECHANIC for the stony Plain/Westlock/ Barrhead area. Must be willing to obtain CVIP licence. Please email or fax applications to: Carillion Canada Inc.; dlefsrud@carillionalberta.ca. Fax 780-336-2461. DRIVER NEEDED with clean Class 1 for busy L/S hauling position based out of Westlock, Alberta. Email resume to: rob@jubileefarms.ca. ATTENTION SEMI OPERATORS! Are you looking to downsize? Haul RVs from USA to Western Canada! Looking for 1 ton O/O. 1-800-867-6233; www. roadexservices.com. SIGNING BONUS! Hiring long haul semi owner operators to haul RVs and general freight. Paid 85% of invoiced amount with open invoice policy. Benefits, co fuel cards and subsidized insurance. Must have ability to cross border. Call 1-800867-6233; www.roadexservices.com. INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT Operator School. No Simulators. In-the-seat training. Real world tasks. Weekly start dates. Job board! Funding options. Sign up online! iheschool.com. 1-866-399-3853.

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All Mediums welcome to apply. We are particularly looking for knitting and crocheting as well as painting facilitators. Are you a Strathmore / Wheatland County artist or “creative type” that enjoys spending time with others? Are you skilled in instructing/ facilitating in your chosen field of art? Hope Bridges Society has an opening available for you, starting Feb 15/14, to facilitate intermittent workshops to diverse groups of adults. Our workshops welcome adults of diverse age and abilities, including individuals with special needs. Our focus is on creating opportunity for meaningful connection amongst 3” wide version participants of our workshops while enjoying the creative experience. You must be open and enthusiastic to adapting your facilitation and art Railway Tamper so that people with diverse abilities can Operator participate and enjoy. Assistance to your to instruction/facilitation is will included with this position. tamper operators join its team. The positions troubleshoot and repair
computerized, hydraulic/electrical components; train others on the operation & This is a contract position and compensation is competitive and maintenance of the tampers; perform track inspections; coordinate daily activities negotiable. ensuring track permits are 12345 issued, followed and cancelled as required. Cando is looking for experienced Mark IV Tamper, EJ6 Tamper, or equivalent

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GREENHOUSE IN LYALTA AREA IS SEEKING STAFF
Monday to Thursday 8 am. - 3 pm. Applicants must be self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic and have their own transportation. Email resume to: lyaltagardens@efirehose.net or call (403) 899-8905

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CUSTOM FEEDLOT & FARMING OPERATION LOOKING FOR FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES
Competitive wages including O.T and other Benefits. Valid driver’s licence and a good attitude a must. High school diploma an asset. Send resumes to: NAMAKA FARMS INC. Box 2409, Strathmore, AB T1P 1K3 Fax (403) 934-6133

3 Full Time, Permanent $13.61 Hourly, for 44.00 Hours per week Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years Skills: Prepare and cook full course meals and individual dishes including for customers with food allergies or intolerances, while ensuring quality of food and determine size of food proportions are met. Work with minimal supervision and train staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food. Clean and inspect kitchens and food service areas, Work with specialized cooking equipment (deep fryer, etc). Good oral communication, ability to work with others, job task planning and organizing, and significant use of memory required. Speak English, Read English, Write English How to Apply- with resume to: 510 Highway #1 Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1M6 By Mail or In Person between 9:00 and 17:00 : By Fax :(403) 934-9502

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To apply this position and more information, please contact Wanda Five for years experience operating a tamper, ability to hold CROR, TIG, and eRailsafe certifications and have experience working in Class 1 or similar railway Reinholdt, the Hope Bridges Society Coordinator 403 983 3640 or email environment. Clear drug and alcohol test. Ability to travel in Canada. coordinator@hopebridges.ca.
Full time; wage range $30 to $35 per hour, overtime. Schedule is 10 days on, 4 days off; accomodations & living allowance provided when on the road.

Strathmore Station Restaurant & Pub is hiring

Email: employment@candoltd.com Fax: (204) 725-4100 candoltd.com
4th Floor, 740 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, MB 204-725-2627

2 Permanent, Full Time $13.61 Hourly, for 44.00 Hours per week 3 to 5 years experience required Skills and Duties: Prepare and cook full course meals and individual dishes and foods for customers with food allergies or intolerances while ensuring quality of food and determine size of food proportions. Work with minimal supervision. Inspect and clean kitchen, food service, work areas, Supervise kitchen helpers. Work with specialized cooking equipment (deep fryer, etc.), Good oral communication, ability to work with others, job task planning and organizing, and significant use of memory required. Speak English, Read English, Write English How to Apply – with resume to:

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Cando is looking for experienced Mark IV Tamper, EJ6 Tamper, or equivalent tamper operators to join its team. The positions will troubleshoot and repair computerized, hydraulic/ electrical components; train others on the operation & maintenance of the tampers; perform track inspections; coordinate daily activities ensuring track permits are issued, followed and cancelled as required. Five years experience operating a tamper, ability to hold CROR, TIG, and eRailsafe certifications and have experience working in Class 1 or similar railway environment. Clear drug and alcohol test. Ability to travel in Canada. Full time; wage range $30 to $35 per hour, overtime. Schedule is 10 days on, 4 days off; accomodations & living allowance provided when on the road. Email: employment@candoltd.com Fax: (204) 725-4100 candoltd.com 4th Floor, 740 Rosser Avenue, Brandon, MB 204-725-2627

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3 Full time, Permanent $11.30 Hourly, for 44.00 Hours per week Experience an asset. Duties include: Wash, peel and cut vegetables and fruit, Clean and sanitize kitchen including work surfaces, cupboards, storage areas, appliances and equipment, Receive, unpack and store supplies in refrigerators, freezers, cupboards and other storage areas, Remove kitchen garbage and trash, Handle and store cleaning products, Sweep and mop floors. Operate dishwashers to wash dishes, glassware and flatware, Sanitize and wash dishes and other items by hand, Clean and sanitize items such as dishwasher mats, carts and waste disposal units. Lifting Up to 9 kg (20 lbs). Speak English, Read English, Write English How to Apply – with resume to: 510 Highway #1 Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1M6 By Mail or In Person between 9:00 and 17:00 : By Fax:(403) 934-9502

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M&M Meat Shops is currently seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic, hard working individual to join our M&M Meat Shops location in Strathmore. The following opportunity is available immediately.

PERMANENT PART TIME RETAIL SALES STAFF

Kitchen Food Services Supervisor
$13.61 hourly, for 44 hour/week 1-2 years experience required Requirements: Ability to supervise and co-ordinate activities of 5-10 kitchen/food service helpers and cooks who prepare and portion food, while ensuring food service and quality control of all foods. Kitchen and cooking experience required and must have knowledge of the establishment’s culinary genres and learn specific recipes. Will be responsible to train staff in job duties, sanitation and safety procedures. Must possess great oral communication, excellent problem solving skills, and organized job task planning abilities. Must also have the ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment while under pressure. Standing and/or walking for extended periods. Speak English, Read English, Write English How to Apply- with resume to: 510 Highway #1 Strathmore, Alberta T1P 1M6 By Mail or In Person between 9:00 and 17:00 : By Fax :(403) 934-9502

is hiring: 1 permanent, full time

As an employee you will be required to have the ability to sell M&M Meat Shops products and provide product consultation with customers. You will be responsible for merchandising and completing periodic inventories. As a candidate you will have strong communication skills, as well as knowledge of a Windows based environment. Preferably you have retail experience and knowledge of food preparation. You will be working in a freezer environment where some lifting is required. This job entails working days, evenings or weekend shifts. FULL TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED TO THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE. Please submit your resume to:

Agriculture is my life.
Agriculture is our life too. Agriculture Financial Services Corporation has been providing Alberta producers with Crop Insurance for over 70 years. We are currently looking for a Part-Time Client Services Representative to work in our Strathmore Branch Office.

Visit www.AFSC.ca to apply

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The Standard Co-op Board is looking for a mature individual with an innovative and pro-active approach to manage a small community member-owned, retail grocery/ hardware business in Standard, AB. • Managerial experience is preferred. • Retail experience in Grocery & Hardware an asset. • Computer skills and bookkeeping experience an asset. • Candidate must possess good people and organizational skills to maintain a multi-staff store. Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience. Benefits Package available. Application Closing Date: February 21, 2014

ACCOUNTING DATA ENTRY CLERK
Job Description: Maintain customer accounts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, daily deposit and banking duties, assist/maintain inventory scanning system. Other duties as may be assigned. Requirements: - Candidate must possess competent computer skills. - Accounting/book keeping experience an asset. - Candidate must possess good organizational skills and be able to work independently. Hours: 24-40 hours/week, Monday to Friday Start Date: ASAP Hourly Rate/ Starting rate: dependent on qualificatications and experience. For more information, contact Frances Patterson Manager Phone: 403-644-3944 Email resumes to: stancoop@standardab.ca Attention: Frances Patterson Manager Mail: Box 39, Standard, AB T0J 3G0 Fax: 403-644-3944

Part-time caretaker in Standard, AB.
Duties include cleaning, grounds keeping and light maintenance Approx 30 hours per month. Contact: Shelley Proude Social Housing Manager PH: (403)934-3937 e-mail: wheatlandhousing@shawbiz.ca

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Growing Families Society
is a not-for-profit agency in search of for a number of positions.

VOLUNTEERS

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FRIENDS IN TOUCH IS LOOKING FOR MALE VOLUNTEERS This an opportunity for volunteers in Strathmore and Wheatland County to call a Senior who may be lonely and has few opportunities for social interaction with others. This program recognizes the importance of breaking down isolation, promoting and supporting independence for Seniors who are alone or lonely. In this way, they stay connected and are supported by receiving a free phone call weekly from our friendly Volunteers on a regular basis. If the description below interests you give us a call, send us your resume or apply through our web site: • Our Volunteers, as bridges to their matched Senior, should display: a great sense of humor, good listening skills, a friendly voice, ability to speak on a number of topics, pleasant, positive and understanding manner. • Each Volunteer will be matched with a Senior who has been screened and has indicated a wish to have a Friends in Touch Volunteer. • A 2 hour orientation will be provided. • Support for Volunteers is provided by the Program Facilitator. • This is not a counseling service.
seniors on Tuesday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lutheran Church, twice monthly. We also take turns on Mondays doing the snack for the Mothers and babies in the Mentorship program. Kitchen Leads: help the Facilitator plan the menu when it is their turn in the kitchen. They organize the helpers in preparing menus.

Contact John at 403-852-0074 or Shelley at 403-934-3176.

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ADULT LIVING CONDO $260,000
•3 bdrms, 2 full baths • Low condo fees • Double attached garage •Sunroom with wood burning stove

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MODERN & UPGRADED - $240,000
• 1088 sq.ft. condo • 2 bedrms, 2 full baths • 1088 sq.ft •Underground parking

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PARENTING MENTORSHIP PROGRAM to mentor young parenting families in

Strathmore and Wheatland County. This is a volunteer opportunity to make a lasting impact in the lives of young parents and their children. If the description below interests you give us a call, send us your resume or apply online: • Volunteers are matched with young moms to provide friendship, social and emotional support and to assist them to meet their goals. The commitment is a visit once a week for 1 ½ to 2 hours with the understanding that there may be times the Volunteer is unable to visit. Volunteers must have a minimum of 5 years experience in managing a household with children or experience working with young families. in your heart to cuddle a baby or play with a toddler we would love to have you volunteer for either day. Tuesday mornings starting February 18th and ending April 8, 2014 from 10 am to 11:30 am in Strathmore. Every 2nd Monday morning for the months of February - March from 11 am to 1:00 pm in Strathmore. Lunch will be provided! For more information on volunteering contact:

• 1800 sq.ft. 4 level split • 3 bdrms, 2 ½ baths • 3rd level walkout • A/C and Underground Sprinklers

UPGRADED AND IMMACULATE $388,900

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REDUCED

• Bungalow on 2 lots • 861 sq.ft. • 2+2 bdrms, 1 ½ baths • 20’x20’ garage/shop

Small Town Living in Carseland $129,900

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VOLUNTEER BABY CUDDLERS If you have some spare time and have room

Marg Richardson, Bridging the Gap Program Facilitator 403-901-7811 email: info@bridgingthegapalberta.ca May Rostecki-Budzey, Growing Families Society 403-361-7216 email: gomrb@telus.net 650 Westchester Road, Strathmore, AB. T1P 1H8

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CANAL - $389,000 REDUCED • Custom built 1431 sq.ft.
home • Large canal lot with mature trees • 3+1 bdrms, 3 full baths • Fully finished walk-up basement

CUSTOM BUILT ON

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LAMBERT VILLAGE CONDO - $139,900 • 1 bdrm suite • Oak kitchen • Quick possession! • In suite laundry

HANDY-MAN’S SPECIAL IN ROCKYFORD $116,900

• 1294 sq.ft. · 3+ bdrms, 2 full baths • Large, fenced back yard • Single attached garage

ROCKYFORD ESTATE AUCTION

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• 1085 sq.ft. home • 3+2 bdrms • 2 full baths • Large Lot • Fully Finished

IMMACULATE BUNGALOW $249,900
• Custom built bungalow in Rockyford • 1679 sq.ft. • 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths • Double detached garage

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RENTAlS
CHINOOK III. 1 bdrm $800/ mth or 2 bdrm for $900/mo +DD required. Heat & water included. No pets. Call Keli 403-324-2944. Beautiful Basement Suite Available Imm., Full Furnished, Wash/Dryer, Kitchen Appliances. Separate Entrance and Alarm System. Good Neighbourhood in Chestermere. N/S, N/P, $1,050.00/Mo. Utilities incl. Call 403-934-9835. Ask for Michael or Dawn.

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RENTAlS
3 bdrm house on treed acreage near Carseland - dbl. garage, highway access. $1,000/mth + utilities. Security deposit/references. N/S & mature adults only. Available March 15th Call 403-934-2467. 1 large 3 bdrm upper dupleX – 5 appliances, wood burning fireplace. $1200 / mth + utilities, references + security deposit. No pets. No smoking.

Land for Sale
E 1/2 Sec 8-24-21 +/- 310 acres W 1/2 Sec 9-24-21 +/- 320 Acres 5 Wells Resource Revenue offers to: Geraco Farms Ltd Box 13 Site 2 Standard AB T0J 3G0 Highest or any offer may not be accepted. Offer to Jan 31, 2014

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excluSive area back onto wildlife pond
• 1404 SqFt, mls C3598622 unfinished bsmnt $ • 3 Bed, 2 Bath • Dbl Att. Garage

414,900

mls C3595350 • 1171 SqFt • 3+1 Bed, 1.5 Bath $ • Large Yard

acroSS from park

284,900

• 1478 SqFt • 3 Bed, 2 Bath • Dbl Detached Garage

adult living
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149,900

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• 1174 SqFt • 5 Bed, 3 Bath • Dble Garage/ Rv Parking

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walkout bungalow w/green Space
• 1374 SqFt Fully Finished • 2+2 Bed, 3 Bath • Dbl Garage mls C3593228

$

324,900

$

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Strathmore • hillview eState

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Strathmore • brentwood
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Strathmore • weSt park village

REDUCED!
Fully developed three bedroom raised bungalow with all new basement development. Total four bed, two bath, main floor laundry, heated triple garage. Nice decks at front and rear. Across from school. Possession anytime. New price $269,900. MLS C3579721.
mls C3596358 • 2228 SqFt • 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath $ • Walkout on Canal

EXECUTIVE HOME

no back neighborS
• 1232 SqFt Fully Finished • 7 Bed 3 Bath • Double attached garage

mls C3596636

599,500

$

369,900

mls C3591370 • 1250 SqFt • 3 Bed, Mud room $ • Newer Laminate

CLOSE TO SCHOOLS

1 owner better than new
mls C3584985 • 1215 SqFt • 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath $ • Huge Kitchen

117,325

79,900

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acroSS from park
• 1102 SqFt • 3 Bed, 2 Bath • Large yard

104 3rd Avenue, Strathmore
“The Old Home Hardware Building”

mls C3594364

$

178,000

mls C3590933 • 1138 SqFt • 2 Bed, 2 Bath $ • Elevator Access

adult living condo

219,900

• 2 Bedroom, Mint Cond mls • All maintenance Included • MUST SEE!

mint condition condo
C3585991

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mls C3585059 • 1876 SqFt • 3+2 Bed, 3 Bath $ • Fully Finished

$

133,000

269,900

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Mortgage Specialist Strathmore & Area Tel: 403.333.6070 Fax: 403.901.0738
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nicely renovated 4 level Split
mls C3589284 • 1720 SqFt • 3 Bdrm 1.5 Bath $ • Huge Yard

289,900

mls C3587461 • 2986 SqFt • 11 Bdrm, 4 Bath $ • Quad Garage

Stunning home on 3 acreS

849,900

mls C3595722 • 1216 SqFt • 3 Bed, 2 Bath $ • Shop, Stock Water

3.9 +/- acreS

Spruce park commercial bay
mls C1022947 • 1200 sqft • Built in 2008 $ • Bathroom, Laundry

294,900

224,900

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11 plus Gal of water Round Pen and Horse shelters Pasture and creek Cozy Mobile
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ASPEN CREEK $389,900!

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$669,000

1500+SQ.FT BUNGALOW FULLY DEV. LOWER FULL WALKOUT, CENTRAL AIR. HEATED ATT. GARAGE, SHOP

GLEAMING NEW STAINLESS APPLIANCES AND HARDWOOD CEDAR LINED HOT TUB BETWEEN BDRMS OVER 2500 SQ. FT MAIN. PRICED AT $539,900.

SW OF STRATHMORE 3.84 ACRES

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Gorgeous 1600 sq ft Bung 32x48 Heated Shop Double Att Garage

31.6 ACRES $549,900

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Great Location Commercial Retail Bay Rear Loading No Stairs Purchase or Lease.

34 Years Experience

SOLD
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A 6.37 ACRE HOMESTEAD YES AND TREES TOO COME TAKE A LOOK!

C/S

Foreclosure Modular, garage and Quonset West of Strathmore

$525,000

40 ACRES

SOLD
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$549,900

1.7 ACRES

ONE AND HALF STOREY VIEWS OF MOUNTAINS VIEWS OF GOLF COURSE ONLY 10 MINUTES TO CALGARY

SOLD

SOUGHT AFTER!

Gorgeous Triple E 220 sq. ft. Addition Gated Community
PROFESSIONAL COUPLES $319,900

$122,900

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SOLD

DIAMOND SHORE $379,000

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SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION FABULOUS 1400 SQ FT HOME 2 FRPL, 3 BDRMS DOUBLE GARAGE

SW OF STRATHMORE 3.4 ACRES $629,900
Gorgeous 2200 sq. ft split Solarium 26x28 Garage Trees and Irrigation

46.56 ACRES
Many options on this parcel of land, 25 minutes east of Calgary. $599,000.

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MLS C3581916

STRATHMORE & AREA 24 HR. REAL ESTATE HOT LINE
BEAUTIFUL LOT IN THE COMMUNITY OF SPEARGRASS $124,000 Nestled Along Banks of The Bow, Beautiful Views, Backs 8th Green, Trees, Allows For Walkout!
Ideal Location to Build Your Dream Home! 128 acres for $409,900 Easy Commute to Calgary (30min) and Strathmore (15min) Close to Golf Course and Bow River. Great Spot for Walkout, Dugout with Access to Irrigation

HUGE LOT!
Keith Garrioch 403 333-8411

$369,900
Nearly 3000 Sq Ft Developed, RV Parking Heated Garage, New Furnace and Flooring, 5 Bedrooms!

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Adult Living Condo $264,900
2 Bed + Den, 2 Bath Beautifully Reno'd Enjoy Low Stress Living!

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MLS C3588262

MLS C3589472

SOLD

IMMACULATE HOME! $249,900

Four bedrooms in total, 2 baths. You will love this great home with bright windows throughout, beautiful hardwood, good sized kitchen with newer maple cabinets, lots of room for storage and a huge back yard and deck to enjoy the outdoors! There is plenty of room to build a garage.

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La Shaun Andrews 403 850-4593
• Huge Lot on Golf Course • 4 Bedroom/Bonus Room/Walk-Up • Heated Garage...Outdoor Stone Fireplace...
MLS C3581941

NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
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GEARING UP FOR SPRING MARKET!

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OWNER NEEDED $70,000
Close to Downtown Immediate Possession
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$317,500
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MLS C3549056

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SOLD

LIVE ON THE LINKS

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with NS upgrades TIOmany CONGRATULA Walk-Out Basement Bonus Room with Fireplace

Gorgeous 2 Story

MLS C3581969

SOLD SOLD

Rare Find for $429,900!

Legal Mother-In-Law Suite, 2 Storey on Quiet Cul-De-Sac, 2 Bed, Ensuite, 4pce Bath, on Top Floor with Laundry, 2 Bed, 4pce Bath on Main Floor with Laundry, Bsmt has 1 Bed, 3 pce Bath, Rec Room and Lots of Storage

ADULT LIVING THE COURTYARD
2 Bedroom with Central Air Underground Heated Parking Den, Pantry, Upgraded Appliances

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Backing onto POND/GREENSPACE/CANAL!!!!Quiet CUL-DESAC!! Open concept 3 BDRM Fully Developed WALKOUT!! HEATED garage!!! BRANDNEW CARPET/LINO!!! Call Tracy Larsen (403)901-9143 for your private viewing!!!

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1532sqft Bungalow with Attached 1200sqft Office/ Gym, Triple Garage, Barn, Heated Shop Outdoor Sand Riding Arena, Dugout, Veg Garden, Fenced, Close to Golf Course and Bow River

MLS C3567030

Horse Set Up on 80 Acres Prime Location off #9 Highway Huge Home, Barns, Arena, Paddocks

INVERLAKE ROAD OPPORTUNITY $1,400,000

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Lots of Potential Renovate to Keep for Yourself Keep as a Rental!

BUNGALOW ON CORNER LOT $89,900

Tamara Desjardins 403 874-6486

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• 9 acres SE of Hussar •Newer 1152 sq.ft. home •Cisterns for water supply • Full, unfinished basement

Ron Kaechele 403 934-1097

MLS C3596162

FULLY DEVELOPED, CURRENTLY REMODELLED, OVERSIZED GARAGE 24X24 $317,500!
SUNDAY FEB 9TH 1 TO 4PM 128-6TH AVE BRAND NEW 2 BEDROOM CONDO $177,900! (ENTER FROM THE BACK)

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MLS C3582153

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MLS C3588374

REDUCED $294,900! 2 STOREY 4 BEDROOMS 4 BATHS DOUBLE ATTACHED GARAGE!
SAT., FEB. 8TH, 1- 4PM, 192 CAMDEN COURT BEAUTIFUL UPGRADED 2 STOREY, FULLY FINISHED, LARGE BACK YARD $389,500!

JUST LISTED $139,900
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MLS C3595443

Call Ron Kaechele 403-934-1097

C/S

Foreclosure Modular, garage and Quonset West of Strathmore

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40 ACRES

PRICE REDUCED

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UPGRADED AND IMMACULATE $388,900
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OPEN HOUSE
MLS C3596171

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SOLD

DIAMOND SHORE $379,000

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SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION FABULOUS 1400 SQ FT HOME 2 FRPL, 3 BDRMS DOUBLE GARAGE

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IMMACULATE BUNGALOW $249,000

Shauna Kenworthy 403 803-4605

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MLS C3591425

TOTALLY UP GRADED CONDO, FULLY FINISHED WITH DOUBLE GARAGE $319,900!

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800.921.9995

airdriedodge.com

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139 east lake crescent

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East Lake Crescent NE

Airdrie Dodge

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00pm 9:00am - 6:

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00pm 9:00am - 5:

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