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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Community gathers together to help local family facing cancer

TileWhen Kelsey Davidson heard her friend and Airdronian Jessica Lord’s husband Christian, 39, had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and given four to six months to live, she said she knew she had to do something to help. “(Once the website was set up) I was just sitting there wondering what else we could do,” Davidson said. “I already do boot camps ...

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Art in Motion Transit passes for ICE now available

Story ImageThe submission for the fourth annual Art in Motion Campaign are in and the work of 21 local artists can now be seen on ICE (Intercity Express) transit passes.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

New fun fall programming launched at Airdrie’s BGCA

Story ImageA successful summer of fun is coming to an end for the Boys and Girls Club of Airdrie (BGCA) and now they’re gearing up for the fall season of programs, according to staff.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

A busy week for Community Links volunteers

Story ImageStuffing over 260 backpacks for children heading back-to-school and gearing up for their biggest annual charity Role To The Hole, has Community Links volunteers running off their feet.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

‘Undead’ take to the gridiron in Zombie Cup at Ed Eggerer

Story ImageA total of 24 ‘undead’ football players took over Ed Eggerer Athletic Park yet again on Aug. 23, as the third annual Zombie Cup football game took place between the ‘Roughbiters’ and the ‘Stumpeaters’.

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Airdrie Aldermen take up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Story ImageAirdrie Aldermen Ron Chapman and Fred Burley were doused with buckets of ice cold water by members of the Airdrie Fire Department (AFD) outside City Hall on Aug. 18 as they took up the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds and awareness for ALS.

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Barbecues set to raises funds for Supplies 4 Success program

With back to school just around the corner, Staples in Airdrie, Community Links and the Airdrie Lioness Club are hosting free barbecues on Aug. 22 and 29 supported by Davis Chevrolet GMC Buick.

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Documentary rolls through Airdrie with vintage cars in tow

Story ImageImagine crossing the province in an antique car, driving down dirt roads, kicking up dust and cutting through fields like they did more than 100 years ago. A new City TV documentary on the 100-mile road between Calgary and Edmonton is being filmed over three days this week and made a stop at Airdrie’s Nose Creek Valley Museum on Aug. 18.

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Aug 21

Local chiropractor offers free back to school backpack checks

With back to school season right around the corner, staff at Access Chiropractic and Wellness want to make sure children get a healthy start by offering free backpack checks starting this week.
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Aug 21

Airdrie preschool to host Children’s Day

Local business, 100 Worlds Preschool, will be hosting a free, family fun Children’s Day activities from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Balzac Community Hall.
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Aug 21

Fifth anuual Role to the Hole set to be fun for the whole family

The annual Roll to the Hole event in support of Community Links will be back again for a fifth year at Nose Creek Park on Aug. 28 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and gives participants a chance to win up to $2,500.
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Aug 21

Proving Grounds Adventure Race set to challenge

Airdrie’s Jennifer Harbour, organizer for the inaugural Proving Grounds Adventure Race on Aug. 30 at the Canmore Nordic Centre, wants residents to challenge their body and help raise funds for a good cause and experience the power of the outdoors.
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Aug 18

Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation hit hard by hail storm

The hailstorms that ripped through Airdrie and area on Aug. 6 and 7, caused millions of dollars of damage as hail pounded homes and vehicles but the storm also took its toll on wildlife in the area.
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Aug 14

Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation hit hard by hail storm

The hailstorms that ripped through Airdrie and area on Aug. 6 and 7, caused millions of dollars of damage as hail pounded homes and vehicles (see stories on pages 1, 3 and 4) but the storm also took its toll on wildlife in the area. The Alberta Institute of Wildlife Conservation (AIWC), located...
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Aug 14

Vesta Properties donates $30,000 for school playground

A new playground will be built at the Herons Crossing School in the Airdrie community of Williamstown after the school received a $30,000 donation from Vesta Properties.
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Aug 14

Airdronian ready for first official directing challenge

Airdronian Patrick King has long wanted to stand in front of a choir to direct singers as they make beautiful music. Now he’s finally getting his chance, as he was hired on Aug. 5 to direct the Calgary Italian Choir.
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