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Best of Red Deer!

The federal election is over, but that doesn’t mean that the voting has been completed. Support your downtown neighbours by voting for them in the Red Deer Express "Best of Red Deer" Awards. The Red Deer Express awards the businesses, voted on by the people of Central Alberta, with an award certificate to display in their business. Read more

Gaetz Avenue Revitalization Update 2

The City is getting ready to start construction on one of the most exciting projects in the downtown – Gaetz Avenue Revitalization. The investment in streetscaping, walkability and aesthetics along Gaetz is going to create a new identity for this area of downtown and The City is committed to working with you during construction to make this project a success. Read more

Calling Performers and Artists!

Do you have a unique, strange or amazing talent that you want to share? CentreFest seeks local performing artists and interactive artists to take part in the ninth annual festival on the weekend of July 30 and 31. Read more

Downtown Street Sweeping This Sunday

City street sweepers will be out in force this Sunday, May 1. This is a great opportunity to sweep the sidewalk in front of your business out onto the street so that the street-sweeper can remove the sand and dirt. Read more

Veterans’ Park Construction To Begin

Construction to complete the remaining work on the park including replacing temporary cement work with the appropriate pavers, crosswalk work and work along the south side of Ross Street will start on Monday. Read more

The Trashbusters Throw Down A Challenge To Downtown Businesses and Residents

You are challenged to participate in Green Deer 2011, an annual city clean-up that started on Monday, April 18, and runs until Sunday, June 19. Red Deerians don’t like litter. Most would never dream of littering, and an astounding number come forth each spring – individually, in groups, and as businesses – armed with pickers, gloves and bags, to clean up the trash and litter that have accumulated through the winter. During the Green Deer campaign and throughout the year, the careless actions of a few are cancelled out by the energy and caring of the majority – the people who love Red Deer and take pride in the beauty of our community. Read more

Welcome to New Downtown Businesses

The Downtown is constantly changing, with new shops and businesses opening. We have seen a number of new businesses open their doors in the recent months, and we would like to take this time to welcome all of our new downtown neighbours. Read more

Downtown Seeks New Executive Director

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association seeks a dynamic individual to lead our team. This challenging, full-time role is perfect for an experienced professional with a proven track record in leading an organization in identifying and achieving strategic goals. The successful candidate must have expertise in project and operational management and is a first-rate planner, communicator, marketer, facilitator, promoter and leader. Read more

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