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Voting for Qualifying Round 1 has opened!

Now you can vote for the great ideas submitted in the $1,000,000 Aviva Community Fund competition.

Whether you have an idea in the competition or just want to help vote for change in your community, visit www.AvivaCommunityFund.org today!

https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/

The Prince Albert Optimists are hosting a garage sale Saturday October 18 9:00-2:00 Optimist Centre, under the Grand Stand on the PA Exhibition Grounds.

Proceeds from the garage sale go to the youth in our community!

Please come out and support the Prince Albert Optimist Club.

Matheletics

Father Porte School in Black Lake Saskatchewan has had “Matheletics” for 3 years.

Matheletics is a computer based program that teaches and reinforces Math Skills at all levels, the students compete with themselves, each other and globally.

This year it was funded by the Prince Albert Grand Council and this past week on of the classes at Father Porte School was top 5 in all of Canada. ALL OF CANADA

These schools are limited in broadband width – we need increased bandwidth in our schools to support programs such as Matheletics.

CALMING THE STORM, Anger Management for Adults, will be held Thursdays – October 9 – November 13, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at Catholic Family Services – 3rd Floor, 1008 1st Avenue West.

Facilitators will be Nicole Rancourt & Jon Hopper.

2014 Great Canadian Food Fight will be Thursday October 16th @ 6pm until October 18th at 6pm
Bringing hope to those less fortunate in our community!

This year we are being challenged by the cities of Regina, Victoria, Halifax and New Market to see who can raise the most food for their food bank. Help us beat these communities in the per capita category where we are all winners when our communities come together to make sure no one goes hungry.

ISKWEW staff provide counselling, support, referrals and advocacy to victims and survivors of family violence on an individual and/or group basis.

Services are provided at the Prince Albert Cooperative Health Centre, in client’s homes, at Pine Grove Women’s Correctional Centre and at the Safe Shelter for Women.

110 8 St E, Prince Albert
(306) 953-6229
 

National SIDS Awareness Month: October 2014 - Back to Sleep

October is National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month. SIDS is the leading cause of death in Canada for babies between the ages of one month and one year. SIDS refers to the sudden death of a healthy baby while he or she is sleeping.

Lobsterfest

Prince Albert Community Networking Coalition - CNC
Agency Showcase
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 12:30 – 3:30 pm
PA Arts Center 1010 Central Avenue – 2nd Floor

Agenda

12:30 – 1:00 pm *Registration and set-up of your table space

1:00 – 1:30 Opening Remarks and Greetings

1:30 – 2:30 2 minute presentations from participants

2:30 – 2:45 Refreshment break

2:45 – 3:00 Conclusion of 2 minute presentations
Closing comments

Curling Registration Night will be Wednesday, October 8 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the Prince Albert Golf & Curling Club, http://pagcc.ca/ .

Gift of Mercy Fun Run Donation
Gift of Mercy Fun Run Donation

The Gift of Mercy Fun run was glad to share the proceeds Of this Year's Gift Of Mercy Fun Run with Our House & Share A Meal Food Bank! Run Organizer, Ron Poetker, presented the cheques to representatives from each organization! Thanks to all Who helped with this great Event! We are looking forward to the run next year! Plan to Join In!

Home Routes Concerts

Come play in Prince Albert's largest indoor playground!
Make friends and learn fun new ways to move. One adult caregiver for every 3 children on the floor with a maximumof 40 children on the floor.

This is based on a first come, first served basis.

There is no charge but you must sign in upon arrival.

Local Group Supports Education Abroad with a Steak Night Fundraiser Monday, September 29, 2014 and Barbecue Wednesday, October 1.

A local group of caring individuals have banded together to support the educational needs of people in underprivileged countries by collecting outdated post-secondary textbooks for shipment to Compassionate Resource Warehouse in Victoria. Once received, Compassionate Resource Warehouse inventories and distributes supplies across the globe to countries in need.

“Coles PA has once again “adopted” us for the Indigo “Adopt a School” Program. We need everyone to go to http://adoptaschool.indigo.ca/eng/schools/870 and click on Westview.

You will see that many people have clicked to adopt us, and IT’S FREE!! The # of adoptions add up to free books for WV. Hurrah! We are now 5th place in Sask. There are 18 days left.

If we can be adopted the most times in the province we will win an additional $10,000.00. Tell your students and their families. Tell your mother! Tell your children and your friends!

We’re counting down the days and we don’t want you to miss out!

This month, Aeroplan and the Canadian Red Cross teamed up for an exclusive offer to reward donors by giving you 10 AEROPLAN MILES FOR EVERY $1 YOU DONATE. That means a $100 donation would earn you 1,000 Aeroplan Miles!

But you only have days left to take advantage of this deal. This is first of its kind in Canada and it ends on September 30.

The Blues Bandoleros with The Five Aces Concert - PA Arts Centre
The Blues Bandoleros with The Five Aces Concert - PA Arts Centre

Come check out the Blues Bandoleros at the Prince Albert Arts Centre on October 9, 2014 with special guests, The 5 Aces.

The doors open at 6:30 pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm. The show is an all ages event. Tickets are $10.00. Pay at the door or contact Kelly for advance tickets 306 960-2864.

The Blues Bandoleros were formed in the summer of 2013.

Family Futures Zombie Walk will be October 28, 2014.

Everyone please bring at least one item for a new born baby for Family Futures or a non-perishable food item to donate to the Prince Albert Food Bank.

The walk begins at 6pm at the Queens Court parking lot. Everyone must be safe and walk on the sidewalks and not the street.
Thank you for helping support our community!!

Hot chocolate will be served after the walk.
 

Melfort Minute by Pines Power Sports Marine

The Melfort and District Museum is located at 401 Melfort Street West, next to the fairgrounds. It features a Pioneer Village as well as an extensive collection of vintage farm machinery, equipment and tools. Tour the main building, Powerhouse, and Pioneer Village buildings. See the Bennett pioneer house, a grist mill, blacksmith shop, barber shop, Rothwell School, St. Paul’s Anglican Church and general store with doctor’s and dentist’s offices.

Food Drive
MEND Programs Have Spots Available
MEND Programs Have Spots Available
JMC Upcoming Events
JMC Upcoming Events
JMC Upcoming Events
JMC Upcoming Events
Showdown Hoedown

Boucher Entertainment has a pretty great weekend lined up.

On Saturday our improv troupe Off the Cuff will be inciting some laughs at Dr. Javas. Tickets are available there for $15.

Sunday the Legion is hosting a family magic show. Tickets for that are available at the Legion for $10 per person or $40 for a family in advance. $12.50 per person at the door.

Just in Case is a workshop that is being hosted by the Prince Albert and Area Community Foundation.

Harold Empey shares his common-sense approach to having important details in place in the event of your passing or that of a loved one.

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m. ( Doors open 6:30 p.m.)
Place: Messiah Lutheran Church
1796 - 15th Avenue West
RSVP: 306.764.9108 or pafoundation@sasktel.net

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