Local Business

John McDowell, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Burman; Louicius Michel, Chair/Professor in the Burman School of Business; and former Lacombe Counsellor Ian Foster presented Burman’s vision for a business incubator to the City of Lacombe on Oct. 22nd. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Burman University looking to create business incubator in Lacombe

Incubator would help startups and struggling small businesses

John McDowell, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Burman; Louicius Michel, Chair/Professor in the Burman School of Business; and former Lacombe Counsellor Ian Foster presented Burman’s vision for a business incubator to the City of Lacombe on Oct. 22nd. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
BUSINESS FEATURE: Bentley’s Earthy Accents up for Small Business of the Year

BUSINESS FEATURE: Bentley’s Earthy Accents up for Small Business of the Year

Store nominated for Small Business of the Year by Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce

BUSINESS FEATURE: Bentley’s Earthy Accents up for Small Business of the Year
Sue Sage, manager of Lacombe Storage Center, stands in the office of the successful local business, which has been nominated in this year’s Small Business of the Year category for the Business and Community Awards Gala.                                Mark Weber/Lacombe Express

BUSINESS FEATURE: Commitment to customer services sets Lacombe Storage Center apart

Constant attention to optimum customer service is key to the business’s longevity

Sue Sage, manager of Lacombe Storage Center, stands in the office of the successful local business, which has been nominated in this year’s Small Business of the Year category for the Business and Community Awards Gala.                                Mark Weber/Lacombe Express
Red Sports has been nominated a finalist for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

BUSINESS FEATURE: Reds Sports is listening to the Lacombe sports community

Two-year-old sports supplier nominated for small business of the year

Red Sports has been nominated a finalist for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Lacombe Composite High School Teacher Steven Shultz was named the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. Todd Colin vaughan/Lacombe Express
Lacombe Composite High School Teacher Steven Shultz was named the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. Todd Colin vaughan/Lacombe Express
OPINION: Chamber advocates for Lacombe business in 2018
OPINION: Chamber advocates for Lacombe business in 2018
The staff at the Best Western Plus Lacombe Inn & Suites are guided by the mantra ‘Every guest, every time’ when it comes to providing customer service. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
The staff at the Best Western Plus Lacombe Inn & Suites are guided by the mantra ‘Every guest, every time’ when it comes to providing customer service. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Royal LePage Lifestyles has been nominated for the 2018 Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year Award. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

BUSINESS FEATURE: Royal LePage Lifestyle dedicated to the Lacombe community

Realtor nominated for Chamber Large Business of the Year

Royal LePage Lifestyles has been nominated for the 2018 Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year Award. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
ATB Financial in Lacombe has been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

BUSINESS FEATURE: ATB Financial continuing to invest in the community

Financial institution nominated for Large Business of the Year.

ATB Financial in Lacombe has been nominated for the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
The Lacoka Locos squad pose with the Midget B championship banner and trophy following their victory over Lethbridge on July 15. Photo submitted

Provincial lacrosse title goes to Midget Locos

Lacoka midget squad completes the perfect season with provincial championship

The Lacoka Locos squad pose with the Midget B championship banner and trophy following their victory over Lethbridge on July 15. Photo submitted
Air Canada discontinues flight service to Red Deer Airport
Air Canada discontinues flight service to Red Deer Airport
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Lacombe Express file photo

Lacombe County Council highlights – June 14th, 2018

Highlights of the regular council meeting for June 14, 2018

Lacombe Express file photo
COMMUNITY SPIRIT - Blackfalds Days coming this weekend. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Blackfalds Days runs this weekend

Town is hosting three days of community events

COMMUNITY SPIRIT - Blackfalds Days coming this weekend. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Lacombe Express File Photo

Lacombe County highlights – May 10th, 2018

Lacombe County held a regular meeting of Council

Lacombe Express File Photo
MCHAPPY DAY - Mike, Luke, Ben and Nicky Martel used the Ronald McDonald House after Ben’s birth last year. McDonald’s customers were able to support the House by purchasing either a McCafe beverage, a Big Mac or a Happy meal on McHappy day. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

McHappy Day supports Central Alberta families at Ronald McDonald House

25 per cent of Ronald McDonald House’s operating budget comes from McDonald’s support

MCHAPPY DAY - Mike, Luke, Ben and Nicky Martel used the Ronald McDonald House after Ben’s birth last year. McDonald’s customers were able to support the House by purchasing either a McCafe beverage, a Big Mac or a Happy meal on McHappy day. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
Lacombe Ford wins Ford President’s Award

Lacombe Ford wins Ford President’s Award

The dealership has taken home the diamond award 4 out 5 years

Lacombe Ford wins Ford President’s Award