Lacombe Express 2021 photos in review

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)
Minor hockey players from Bentley rally at the Bentley Arena before marching down the streets of Bentley asking for hockey and children’s sports to resume. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)Minor hockey players from Bentley rally at the Bentley Arena before marching down the streets of Bentley asking for hockey and children’s sports to resume. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)
Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake Campaign 2021. (Submitted)Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake Campaign 2021. (Submitted)
A student in Monica Saretsky’s Grade 3 class at Ironridge Elementary pens a letter to a senior. All four Grade 3 classes at the Blackfalds school combined to write almost 80 letters to seniors in central Alberta. (Submitted)A student in Monica Saretsky’s Grade 3 class at Ironridge Elementary pens a letter to a senior. All four Grade 3 classes at the Blackfalds school combined to write almost 80 letters to seniors in central Alberta. (Submitted)
Lacombe Composite High School student Brianna Ericson received a grant for A Better World for her volunteer work and leadership in the community in 2021. (Photo courtesy of A Better World)Lacombe Composite High School student Brianna Ericson received a grant for A Better World for her volunteer work and leadership in the community in 2021. (Photo courtesy of A Better World)
Lacombe Composite High School students were honoured with an award in the education category by the Alberta Emerald Foundation in 2021. (Alberta Emerald Foundation)Lacombe Composite High School students were honoured with an award in the education category by the Alberta Emerald Foundation in 2021. (Alberta Emerald Foundation)
Right to Left, Kristal Heise, President of Lacombe Centre CP Inc. and Grant Creasey, Mayor of Lacombe. ( Chevi Rabbit)Right to Left, Kristal Heise, President of Lacombe Centre CP Inc. and Grant Creasey, Mayor of Lacombe. ( Chevi Rabbit)
Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt were awarded with Meritorious Service Medals by the Governor General for co-founding the Lacombe-based charity A Better World. The agency’s goal is to reduce poverty and boost education in Africa and Afghanistan. (Contributed photo).Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt were awarded with Meritorious Service Medals by the Governor General for co-founding the Lacombe-based charity A Better World. The agency’s goal is to reduce poverty and boost education in Africa and Afghanistan. (Contributed photo).
Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st annual Bentley Rodeo in May 2021. (File Photo)Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st annual Bentley Rodeo in May 2021. (File Photo)
Don BeauchesneDon Beauchesne
Andrew Nemenko releases trout into the Len Thompson Fish Pond as part of the Kids Can Catch Day, Aug. 28, 2021.(Christi Albers-Manicke/Lacombe Express)Andrew Nemenko releases trout into the Len Thompson Fish Pond as part of the Kids Can Catch Day, Aug. 28, 2021.(Christi Albers-Manicke/Lacombe Express)
Susan McDonald, left and Deanna Nowachin, right present Jan Pocock from Lacombe and District FCSS with a cheque for $5,340 in donations from this year’s Chair’s for Charity for their Tools for School program. (Submitted)Susan McDonald, left and Deanna Nowachin, right present Jan Pocock from Lacombe and District FCSS with a cheque for $5,340 in donations from this year’s Chair’s for Charity for their Tools for School program. (Submitted)
Family and loved ones paid respects laying wreaths at the Lacombe Cenotaph in honour of those who have served and are currently serving in Canada’s Military at the 2021 Lacombe Remembrance Day Service. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)Family and loved ones paid respects laying wreaths at the Lacombe Cenotaph in honour of those who have served and are currently serving in Canada’s Military at the 2021 Lacombe Remembrance Day Service. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lacome Fire Department and other community organizations gathered at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Nov. 11, 2021 during Lacombe’s Remembrance Day Service. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)Lacome Fire Department and other community organizations gathered at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Nov. 11, 2021 during Lacombe’s Remembrance Day Service. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Dan Stol threw the first rock of the 2021 Lacombe Senior’s Bonspiel in honour of his father, John Stol. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)Dan Stol threw the first rock of the 2021 Lacombe Senior’s Bonspiel in honour of his father, John Stol. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Blackfalds Bulldogs Foundation received a donation in December 2021. (Submitted)Blackfalds Bulldogs Foundation received a donation in December 2021. (Submitted)
The Lacombe Composite High School Rams took down the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders 24-7 in the Central Alberta High School Football League city championship. It was the first championship in 30 years for Lacombe. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)The Lacombe Composite High School Rams took down the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders 24-7 in the Central Alberta High School Football League city championship. It was the first championship in 30 years for Lacombe. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Lacombe Rams hoisted the Central Alberta High School Football League title for the first time in 30 years Friday. Lacombe took down the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders 24-7 in the championship game in Lacombe.The Lacombe Rams hoisted the Central Alberta High School Football League title for the first time in 30 years Friday. Lacombe took down the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders 24-7 in the championship game in Lacombe.
Artist Byron Samson, was commissioned by the City of Lacombe to create an artwork recognizing the significance of Treaty 6. (Submitted)Artist Byron Samson, was commissioned by the City of Lacombe to create an artwork recognizing the significance of Treaty 6. (Submitted)
Staff from Weidner Motors, Empire Auto Sales and Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram marched donations down to the Lacombe Food Bank. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)Staff from Weidner Motors, Empire Auto Sales and Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram marched donations down to the Lacombe Food Bank. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Keiya Schneider attempts a basket during the Dec. 8, 2021 game against HJ Cody. (Robyn Arnold)Keiya Schneider attempts a basket during the Dec. 8, 2021 game against HJ Cody. (Robyn Arnold)
The Grinch tried to stir up trouble at 2021 Lacombe Light Up the Night festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)The Grinch tried to stir up trouble at 2021 Lacombe Light Up the Night festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lights at the Lacombe Memorial Centre as part of 2021 Lacombe Light Up the Night Festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)Lights at the Lacombe Memorial Centre as part of 2021 Lacombe Light Up the Night Festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake 2021. (Submitted)

Minor hockey players from Bentley rally at the Bentley Arena before marching down the streets of Bentley asking for hockey and children’s sports to resume. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Servus Credit Union Walk for Kids Sake Campaign 2021. (Submitted)

A student in Monica Saretsky’s Grade 3 class at Ironridge Elementary pens a letter to a senior. All four Grade 3 classes at the Blackfalds school combined to write almost 80 letters to seniors in central Alberta. (Submitted)

Lacombe Composite High School student Brianna Ericson received a grant for A Better World for her volunteer work and leadership in the community in 2021. (Photo courtesy of A Better World)

Lacombe Composite High School students were honoured with an award in the education category by the Alberta Emerald Foundation in 2021. (Alberta Emerald Foundation)

Eric Rajah and Brian Leavitt were awarded with Meritorious Service Medals by the Governor General for co-founding the Lacombe-based charity A Better World. The agency’s goal is to reduce poverty and boost education in Africa and Afghanistan. (Contributed photo).

Right to Left, Kristal Heise, President of Lacombe Centre CP Inc. and Grant Creasey, Mayor of Lacombe. ( Chevi Rabbit)

Nick Bentley of Calgary competes in the saddle bronc at the 51st annual Bentley Rodeo in May 2021. (File Photo)

Don Beauchesne

Andrew Nemenko releases trout into the Len Thompson Fish Pond as part of the Kids Can Catch Day, Aug. 28, 2021.(Christi Albers-Manicke/Lacombe Express)

Susan McDonald, left and Deanna Nowachin, right present Jan Pocock from Lacombe and District FCSS with a cheque for $5,340 in donations from this year’s Chair’s for Charity for their Tools for School program. (Submitted)

Family and loved ones paid respects laying wreaths at the Lacombe Cenotaph in honour of those who have served and are currently serving in Canada’s Military at the 2021 Lacombe Remembrance Day Service. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacome Fire Department and other community organizations gathered at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Nov. 11, 2021 during Lacombe’s Remembrance Day Service. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Dan Stol threw the first rock of the 2021 Lacombe Senior’s Bonspiel in honour of his father, John Stol. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Blackfalds Bulldogs Foundation received a donation in December 2021. (Submitted)

The Lacombe Composite High School Rams took down the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders 24-7 in the Central Alberta High School Football League city championship. It was the first championship in 30 years for Lacombe. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

The Lacombe Rams hoisted the Central Alberta High School Football League title for the first time in 30 years Friday. Lacombe took down the Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School Raiders 24-7 in the championship game in Lacombe.

Artist Byron Samson, was commissioned by the City of Lacombe to create an artwork recognizing the significance of Treaty 6. (Submitted)

Staff from Weidner Motors, Empire Auto Sales and Gary Moe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram marched donations down to the Lacombe Food Bank. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Keiya Schneider attempts a basket during the Dec. 8, 2021 game against HJ Cody. (Robyn Arnold)

The Grinch tried to stir up trouble at 2021 Lacombe Light Up the Night festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lights at the Lacombe Memorial Centre as part of 2021 Lacombe Light Up the Night Festival. (Christi Albers-Manicke/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

By Christi Albers-Manicke