Considering her life’s journey has taken Galia Kwetny from the former Soviet Union to Israel to Alberta, it’s no surprise that geography is the theme of her art exhibit, Connecting Places.
“When you move from country to country, or continent to continent, there’s a trail you leave behind,” said Kwetny, whose abstract topographic paintings are showing at the Harris-Warke Gallery in Sunworks in downtown Red Deer.
Red Deer, Alberta, December 11, 2012 – The Downtown Business Association is pleased to welcome three newly elected Board Members who were elected by ballot at the end of November. These three people were selected out of a pool of six candidates which members of the BRZ voted on.
Newly elected are - Lucas Ford, owner/president of Classic Tattoo Co. Ltd. located on Little Gaetz Avenue. Rolland Forsland, part owner of DOSE Coffee, and Sheena Johnson, part owner of the Bra Lounge located on Alexander Way. They will join Board members; Bill Graham, Bryan Balderson, Lorna Watkinson Zimmer, Brian Olstad, Tom Lewis, Marilyn Mah, Brett Salomons and council representative Cindy Jefferies.
3:00pm – 52 Street between 51 Avenue and 49 Avenue for the muster area for parade entries close.
4:00pm – no parking after 4pm on both sides of Ross St. from 47 Ave. to Gaetz Ave. Any parked vehicles on 47 or 48 Avenue will have to wait until after the parade to move. Vehicles on Ross from 48 St. to Gaetz Ave. will be towed.
4:30pm – 49 St. to 52 St. on 49 Ave. will be closed to traffic until 6:30pm
(Red Deer, AB) – We welcome Santa, community businesses and organizations to the Santa Claus Parade in Downtown Red Deer this Saturday, November 17 at 5:00pm, after the Festival Lights the Night tree lighting beginning at 4:00 pm in City Hall Park. Awards are offered this year to the brightest and best entries with judging before the parade at 4:30pm. 1st place $2000; 2nd place $1500; 3rd place $1000 and People’s Choice Award $500.
The parade begins at 52 Street and 49 Avenue, goes east on 48 Avenue and ends on the corner of Ross Street and Little Gaetz Avenue (50th Avenue). This year the Red Deer Regional Airport is the presenting sponsor. The Downtown Business Association wishes to thank Gaetz Avenue United Church for running a hot chocolate station, the Hub for holding activities, and all partners with the Festival of the Trees that are supporting efforts for this enormous festive event.
Ten Thousand Villages provides unique opportunities to inspire hope, change lives.
Red Deer November 2, 2012 -- Every handcrafted gift from Ten Thousand Villages makes a statement about the power of giving to inspire hope. Each gift will delight its recipient while creating a world of opportunity for families and communities in developing countries. Inspired ideas for meaningful giving.
“We invite you to help support our efforts to end global poverty and experience the joy that comes from giving unique gifts that are truly life changing,” says Ryan Jacobs, general manager of Ten Thousand Villages Canada.
Head Downtown For The North Pole Stroll
For Immediate Release
November 20, 2012
(Red Deer, AB) – After a successful parade through Downtown Red Deer, the Downtown Business Association would like to host you and yours again for more yuletide cheer. The emphasis of the day is a shop-local extravaganza. Many retailers will be open late until 9:00pm, and carollers, hourly prizes and a grand prize worth $1000 will draw warmth and wonder to the streets.
Watch performers in select locations, get your picture taken in a photo booth at Century Centre, and sing your heart out at karaoke hosted by The Hub on Ross. This is an evening where Downtown Red Deer will shine, and the spirit of the season will be evident everywhere with decorated shopfronts.
The North Pole Stroll will be a night to remember with caring businesses on board for a shop-local stroll about the most enchanting part of Red Deer.
For full details of participating merchants, details, where to pick up your passport and get it signed, please visit www.northpolestroll.com
For more information:
Red Deer Downtown Business Association