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The dead live at third annual Zombie Cup

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 04:25 pm


The third annual Zombie Cup in support of the Airdrie Food Bank was held at Ed Eggerer Athletic Park on Aug. 23. The 'undead' football game was a but if a lopsided contest in favour of the Stumpeaters, who 'clawed' their way to a 48-18 victory. The event raised $3,500 for the food bank.
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the Rocky View Lodge

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 04:18 pm


Residents of the Rocky View Lodge in Crossfield got their chance to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 25 but with a twist; firefighters from the Crossfield Fire Department were on the receiving end of the chilly challenge.
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Run of Dye at Airdrie Airpark

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 04:13 pm


Hundreds of people were at Airdrie Airpark on Aug. 23 to participate in the international Run or Dye tour. The five-kilometre run is held worldwide and participants are covered in colourful dyes as they reach checkpoints along the run.
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Alberta Open Farm Days allowed for bison encounter

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 02:00 pm


Glenary Bison, located west of Airdrie, opened its gates to the public on Aug. 24 as a host farm for Alberta Open Farm Days. The event included a tour of the farm where tour groups got up close to the animals from the safety of a truck bed while Linda Many Guns from the University of Lethbridge Native American Studies Department shared with the groups the importance of Bison to aboriginal cultures. Participants were also able to enjoy a bison burger lunch.
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The Hair Lounge hosts $10 Hair Cut Day

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 01:29 pm


$10 Hair Cut Day was back for its fifth year on Aug. 24 at The Hair Lounge. The event included a bouncy house, face painting, henna, silent auction and more. The $10 hair cuts for children sold out, with 180 kids getting new hair cuts, and raised $6,293 for the food bank.
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Drizzzles Candy Shop supports Stephen's Backpacks

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 01:21 pm


Drizzzles Candy Shop held a fundraising barbecue on Aug. 23 for Stephen's Backpacks Society. The event raised funds to help Stephen's Backpacks purchase back-to-school supplies for kids in need. The amount raised at the event was not available at time of press.
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Airdrie's newest high school W.H. Croxford unveiled

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 12:57 pm


W.H. Croxford High School was unveiled to media and Rocky View Schools Trustees on Aug. 25. The new school boasts 10,547 metres-squared of gross space, capacity of 1,000 students, a cosmetology beauty salon, commercial kitchen, large sciences lab and a large media and communications area.
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Supplies 4 Success backpacks packed and ready

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 12:32 pm


Volunteers from Community Links, the Airdrie Lioness Club and Airdrie Staples stuffed 275 backpacks with school supplies from the Supplies 4 Success fundraising campaign on Aug. 23 at Community Links on Main Street. The fundraiser was a partnership between the three groups and ran from June 26 to Aug. 30.
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Children's Day fun with 100 Worlds Preschool

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 12:21 pm


The 100 Worlds Preschool Children's Day Event at the Balzac Community Hall on Aug. 24 included free family fun such as games, crafts, a barbecue lunch and a visit from Rocky View County Fire and Rescue.
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Bike and Bulls at the Airdrie Rodeo Grounds

Posted: Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 12:12 pm


The forth annual Bikes and Bulls Charity Event was held on Aug. 22 to 23 at the Airdrie Rodeo Grounds. The event is a combination of rodeo events and motorcycle competitions. The event was in support of Community Links, Airdrie Food Bank and Airdrie and District Victim Assistance Society. The amount raised for the groups will be announced at the Airdrie Oilmen's Association annual golf tournament at Woodside Golf Course on Sept. 19.
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