Kalisha Mendonsa

Inter-agency meetings work to develop connections

Each month, various members of agencies meet to create connections necessary to build the community.

Walk for Wellness and Suicide Prevention this month

The fourth annual Walk for Wellness and Suicide Prevention will take place this month on Sept. 13th, beginning at 3 p.m. at the LMC.

REACHING OUT - Chelsea Hudkins of Neighborhood Place adjusts and re-stocks some of the information booklets available inside the facility. The agency is a means to connect individuals to services within the community and region.

Neighborhood Place a wealth of information and support

Organization offers a range of services at no cost to community members

REACHING OUT - Chelsea Hudkins of Neighborhood Place adjusts and re-stocks some of the information booklets available inside the facility. The agency is a means to connect individuals to services within the community and region.

City council briefs

City of Lacombe council briefs- Aug. 24th regular council meeting

Lacombe wins One Horse Town concert event

Lacombe has officially been named as the winner of the legendary One Horse Town country music event, presented by Coors Banquet.

PARTNERSHIPS – The City of Lacombe has a close network of non-for-profit societies

City of Lacombe always seeking to address needs of citizens

In order to understand and address the needs of citizens, Lacombe relies on close partnerships with community groups.

PARTNERSHIPS – The City of Lacombe has a close network of non-for-profit societies
MEMORABLE – Second from left

Friends recall Lann Lieurance’s extensive community involvement

Thurlow Lann Lieurance, described as a widely influential member of the Lacombe community, passed away earlier this month on Aug. 3rd.

MEMORABLE – Second from left

Jeff Rock seeks to represent Red Deer-Lacombe riding

Jeff Rock is working to ensure he connects with the wide variety of citizens he hopes to represent.

ONE OF MANY SERVICES – Neighborhood Place is one of several services in Lacombe that can help connect people to agencies and individuals in the area to assess basic needs and social problems.

Recognizing existing services available to those in need

Albertans are very lucky to have access to services like mental health supports, family programs and counselling.

ONE OF MANY SERVICES – Neighborhood Place is one of several services in Lacombe that can help connect people to agencies and individuals in the area to assess basic needs and social problems.
GOING STRONG - Alexa Milot

Lacombe Dolphins bring several medals home from provincials

The Lacombe Dolphin Swim Club was successful in a number of events at the 2015 Provincial Championships this past weekend.

GOING STRONG - Alexa Milot
FOCUS - Bucs Captain Mark Fay looked for evasive opportunities while being pursued by St. Albert Stars’ player Keith Matchem during a recent match-up at ME Global Athletic Park. The Bucs defeated the Stars 19-6 at their last home game of the regular season.

Bucs shoot down the Stars, taking third place in league

The Central Alberta Buccaneers emerged victorious over the St. Albert Stars with a score of 19-6.

FOCUS - Bucs Captain Mark Fay looked for evasive opportunities while being pursued by St. Albert Stars’ player Keith Matchem during a recent match-up at ME Global Athletic Park. The Bucs defeated the Stars 19-6 at their last home game of the regular season.
WARRIOR – The tattoo on Max McKinnon’s arm is a tribute to the semicolon project – a viral movement where people are getting semicolons tattooed on their bodies to symbolize a time where they could have ended their life

‘Semicolon project’ hits Lacombe to raise awareness of mental health issues

A tattoo phenomenon where people are getting the symbol tattooed on their bodies to represent the struggle with mental health issues.

WARRIOR – The tattoo on Max McKinnon’s arm is a tribute to the semicolon project – a viral movement where people are getting semicolons tattooed on their bodies to symbolize a time where they could have ended their life
WELCOME – Lacombe FCSS Community Outreach Coordinator Judy Pyra is a new resource for people to access in Lacombe. She is available to assess

Identifying social issues in the Lacombe community

This is part of a series that will explore social needs of the community and help to determine what is being done to address those needs.

WELCOME – Lacombe FCSS Community Outreach Coordinator Judy Pyra is a new resource for people to access in Lacombe. She is available to assess

Blackfalds receives funding to complete historical project

An iconic home in Blackfalds will be relocated and converted into the new centre for the Blackfalds Historical Society

KEEPING CONTROL – Jalaine Anderson keeps calm as she directs her horse Bucky around the barrels at the 40th Annual Tees Rodeo competitions this past weekend. She won first overall with a time of 15.589 seconds.

Tees 40th Rodeo honours long-time competitor

Stan Pennington has been competing in the Tees Rodeo since its inception 40 years ago

KEEPING CONTROL – Jalaine Anderson keeps calm as she directs her horse Bucky around the barrels at the 40th Annual Tees Rodeo competitions this past weekend. She won first overall with a time of 15.589 seconds.

Lacombe a finalist to host ‘One Horse Town’ country music event

Lacombe has been named one of two Canadian cities that are eligible to host the legendary One Horse Town country music event

BORN TO HOOT AND HOLLER - From left

Boots & the Hoots making the most out of their musical experience

The boys of Boots & the Hoots were most definitely born to hoot and holler.

BORN TO HOOT AND HOLLER - From left
HAVING A BLAST – Isabela Harper

Having A Blast

Isabela Harper, 3, beamed with delight as she played with some goats at Ellis Bird Farm this past weekend.

HAVING A BLAST – Isabela Harper

Lacombe PeeWee AA Dodgers place sixth overall in province

The Lacombe PeeWee AA Dodgers hosted the provincial championship tournament this past weekend and placed sixth in the competition.

Paraguay fire truck donation successful

For over a year several community groups have been preparing to send a fire truck to Caazapá, Paraguay and their results have paid off.