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Red Hat Award Nominations Open

Excellence in customer service is vital to the success of the tourism and hospitality industry. Tourism Red Deer’s Red Hat Awards recognizes such excellence in customer service in retail, hotel and restaurant businesses. Read more

Two Way to Become One Way

The two lane alley found just south of the Millennium Centre will be becoming a one way. Red Deer City Council has agreed to change it to a one way at the request of the building owner, who expressed concerns with both the number of collisions in the two way alley, and the expected increase in foot traffic to come with the opening of the RDC Donald School of Business. Signs will be erected to show the changes and will be paid for by the Millennium Centre. Read more

Public Transit Route and Price Changes Announced

The City of Red Deer increases its Public Transit fees annually in response to inflation and expenses. This year, the increase will take place on September first. Single rides will increase by five cents. The new prices are as follows. Read more

RDC Donald School of Business Complete!

The RDC Donald School of Business is open and ready for its over 550 students to arrive. The first course actually began on August 15, however classes are not set to fully resume until September 7. The new downtown learning centre will take up 3 floors of the Millennium Centre, which will include 11 classroom “learning centres” and a number of student common areas Read more

Gaetz Avenue Revitalization Update

• Water main replacement is underway between Ross Street and 49 Street. If you have any concerns with your water connection, please contact The City at 403-342-8750. Read more

Fiestaval Receives City Support

The Fiestaval latin festival will once again be held downtown on August 20, thanks to funding given by The City of Red Deer. The City decided on Tuesday that they will be giving the festival $15 000 to keep it going for another year. Last year’s event was a huge success, as thousands came downtown to check out the amazing latin entertainment and delicious foods. Read more

CentreFest and 100.7 The River FM Partner on Music World!

New to CentreFest this year will be the 100.7 The River Music World! We are searching for Central Alberta solo artists and duos who want to showcase their craft at CentreFest on July 30 and 31. This is the perfect opportunity to share your talent with the 25 000 visitors to the CentreFest site. We require all people interested in performing to send a short demo for selection and scheduling purposes. The demo can be anything from a professionally recorded cd to a Youtube video. We encourage all musicians to apply, regardless of genre or intruments played, we are searching for a wide variety of musicians, and hope to have a great representation of the talented musicians of Central Alberta! Read more

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