The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee has now completed the process for the new Board of Directors for 2013-2014.
Experts in moccasin making and felt design will be at the Galt Museum & Archives in early June and August to lead the in-depth Heritage Arts Workshops–a hands-on series for adults exploring arts with cultural and historical significance.
Lethbridge College publically launched its most ambitious fundraising campaign Wednesday. The campaign targets its efforts to renew the college’s aging trades and technology facilities, support the environmentally-innovative Kodiak House residence, reimagine its library and learning space, increase access to student awards, and focus on emerging priorities in programming excellence.
High energy, top notch music and world-class dancers will transport the Empress audience to the emerald isles of Ireland next month.
Celtic Echoes based in Calgary, Alberta is back on the Empress stage for a fantastic performance on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are $25.00 each. A buy 10 tickets get two free discount has been added this year and is a great pricing incentive for dance schools and other large groups.
The Boys & Girls Club of Lethbridge is currently selling raffle tickets to support its amazing Teen Stuff program. This is a free drop-in program for youth ages 11–19. The Boys & Girls Club is currently experiencing amazing participation rates and are anticipating over 9,000 visits to the program in 2013.
The City of Lethbridge has started flushing fire hydrants this week beginning with North Lethbridge. Crews will be working in the Sherring Industrial area for approximately one week, followed by Uplands.
Residents can watch for tax notices in their mailboxes. The 2013 Assessment and Tax Notices were mailed to all City of Lethbridge owners of residential property. The City is asking residents to review their notice and call the Assessment and Taxation office at 403-320-3950, if they have any questions.
By respecting the land and obeying the law, Albertans can help make the May long weekend–the traditional kick-off to summer–enjoyable for all.
Officers from the Government of Alberta will be out in force this long weekend, patrolling Alberta’s roadways, water bodies, parks, and public land. Together with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, they will also conduct check stops and off-highway vehicle compliance checks and inform the public about safe recreation practices, laws and regulations.
The city’s next 10-year capital budget will aim to fulfill City Council’s commitment to taking care of existing community facilities while also committing nearly $55 million for construction of a major new aquatics centre by 2017.
The University of Lethbridge is celebrating the new location of its Calgary Campus with its post-secondary, community, alumni, and government partners, as Bow Valley College officially opens its South Campus today.
The Rotary Centennial Fountain, activated early for the Rotary Conference that took place the first weekend in May, will remain on for the summer season. This decision was made based on weather forecasts that show continued warmer than normal temperatures for our area.
Residents of Lethbridge are invited to register to share their photography skills, compete in cribbage, race in 5 and 10 km runs, or put together teams to play 3 on 3 basketball, rugby or beach volleyball. In total 18 competitive events will be taking place from July 3 to 6 in Taber, for this year’s Southern Alberta Summer Games, and all ages and levels of competition are needed to represent Lethbridge at the Games. Deadline to register is June 4 at 4:30 p.m.
June 15 will be the 15th time the Investors Group Memory Walk has been held in Lethbridge and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories would like everyone to join the walk.