Olds College's VP of Advancement, Jordan Cleland, says stay tuned for word on who will receive the coveted Partner of the Year honours. For now though, the first few details about one of central Alberta's hottest spring events have been released.
The student ambassadors for the 2016 Olds College Gala have been chosen.
Vice President of Advancement, Jordan Cleland, says their tradition is to select one male and one female to represent the students. He says those individuals will also have the responsibility to serve as the masters of ceremony for the evening.
The 2016 edition will take place about three weeks later than usual and it has been moved to a Thursday night instead of a Friday. The reasoning behind those moves, according to Cleland, is to have more returning snow birds in town for the event plus not have it on a day which leads into the weekend.
He adds the Gala is their preeminent event of the year.
Shunda Construction & Consulting continues to show commitment to Olds College by signing on for an unprecedented two years as the title sponsor of the Gala (2016, 2017).
April 7th, 2016 is the date for the event. Visit Olds College's website - www.oldscollege.ca - for tickets or more information.
Three individuals - two from Red Deer and one from Calgary - have been arrested and charged after Innisfail RCMP received a call from a concerned citizen about a suspicious vehicle in Penhold during the early morning hours on Wednesday, February 12th.
The Hope 4 Mountain View County Kids Society invites the community to its annual fundraising event. Founder Lisa Nicholoson says it is coming up on November 28th at the Willow Lane Barn. Save 10 per cent by picking up your tickets before the early bird deadline on February 15th.
After an appearance at the town of Olds council meeting on Monday, February 10th Earl Dreeshen - the Red Deer-Mountain View MP - was asked about the new Efficient Grain Dryer Program. The program is funded through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
It will help cover costs for eligible grain dryer improvements.
Lyle Peterman with the host committee says they are ecstatic with the early sales numbers and looking forward to announcing a sell out at the Olds SportsComplex. They are approaching 80 per cent capacity now. Weekend and weekday packages will go on sale March 13th. Visit TheGrandSlamOfCurling.com/tickets for more information. Meanwhile, a local curler and her team have been confirmed as one of the 12 top women's rinks who will be part of the big event in the town of Olds. Red Deer's Jocelyn Peterman now lives in Winnipeg and is the second on Team Jennifer Jones.
The Olds Grizzlys busted out of their nine game losing streak on Saturday, February 8th by beating the Fort McMurray Oil Barons 5-2 at home. It was also the first victory for new Head Coach & GM Scott Atkinson.
The Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre has a big event coming up on Thursday, March 5th at the Pomeroy Inn & Suities in Olds. Centre Director for the Olds Satellite Centre, Cindy Palin, says it is their main fundraising banquet.
As part of a Corporate Strategic Goal to improve communication with citizens and stakeholders, town of Olds administration has prepared a Budget 2020 Booklet. Sheena Linderman, Director of Finance, says it includes key highlights from the 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets.