City Council Passes Riverlands Redevelopment Plan

The City of Red Deer passed the Riverlands redevelopment plan, as recommended by the Red Deer Greater Downtown Action Plan committee. The purpose of the redevelopment plan is to guide future growth and redevelopment of the Riverlands area. Read more

Attention Downtown Champions!

Attention Downtown Champions! It’s time once again to invite individuals to actively participate in the work of the Red Deer Downtown Business Association. Opportunity to Get Involved The Downtown Business Association seeks individuals who have an interest in the future of downtown and are willing to make the commitment to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for a three-year term – January 2012 through December 2014. Read more

Prairie Office Plus Celebrating 50th Anniversary

Prairie Office Plus will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary at their annual Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday October 27, from 10 am to 3 pm in their store at 5032 50th Avenue. They will be hosting at least 13 vendors on site, displaying and speaking about their product lines and offering free samples. Read more

Vital Signs Report Released

The Red Deer & District Community Foundation is pleased to present the 5th Vital Signs report in 2011. The Vital Signs report demonstrates the Foundation’s commitment to fulfilling its mandate of being a community catalyst. It is designed to engage the community by showing interesting and relevant data with the intention of sparking interesting conversations on issues that matter the most. Read more

DBA Appoints New Executive Director

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association is pleased to announce that Graham Barclay has joined the DBA as the new Executive Director. Graham has a broad range of experience in sales, marketing and building business relationships. Before joining the DBA, Graham spent four years as the Business Development Manager for Prairie Office Plus. His role encompassed sales and sales management, electronic marketing and business retention. He has many strong relationships throughout many business sectors in Red Deer and has worked extensively with the City of Red Deer and social agencies. Read more

Harris-Warke Gallery Fundraiser Approaches

Every year the Harris-Warke Gallery hosts an entertaining and edgy evening of art. The annual fundraiser event has become quite a popular evening, where patrons jostle for position, to be in line to snap up their coveted choices. Each year brings a new theme that artists interpret in eclectic, unusual and quirky ways. All the work is sold at the reception for $40.00 a piece, with all funds raised going toward the operation of the gallery. Read more

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