Shop Local, Shop Downtown: A Associated Health and Wellness Group

Since opening his practice in 1974, Dr. Garry Didrikson has been helping people take charge of their health. At that time, Garry was one of the few chiropractors in Red Deer, and was very pleased to move back to Red Deer after having an academic career that took him to Edmonton, Toronto, and to the United States. “Red Deer is home” claims Garry, he is an active volunteer and member of the community. Read more

Downtown Business Association Survey Results Revealed

In late 2010, the Downtown Business Association presented a survey to business owners, downtown workers and everyone else interested in the downtown. The survey was developed this survey to help set future directions of downtown developments and projects. Here are some of the results of this survey. Read more

Roman Danylo Live! Performance Lineup Grows!

Red Deer native Neil Grahn will be sharing the stage with Canadian comedy star Roman Danylo, and local theatre troupe Against the Wall Theatre have been confirmed as performers in Danylo’s Improv Jam for the March 18th CentreFest fundraiser – Roman Danylo Live – at the Scott Block in Red Deer. Read more

Community Futures Small Business Information Sessions

If you are starting or expanding a business and are looking for direction, you can’t afford to miss these great training sessions designed to save you time and money. Entrepreneurs are the key to fueling economic growth. Small businesses help create economic diversity. And they play an important part in ensuring long term sustainability for Alberta’s rural communities. Read more

Women of Excellence Nominations Open

The Red Deer & District Community Foundation “Women of Excellence Awards Program” is a celebration of innovation, leadership, achievement and talent as demonstrated by women throughout Central Alberta! Nominations for the 2011 Women of Excellence Awards Program are underway. Deadline for nominations is Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 4:00 pm. The 4th Annual Women of Excellence Awards Gala will be held on Monday, June 13, 2011 at the Capri Hotel. Read more

Love Is In The Air

At this time of year, love and passion seem to be everywhere you look. Here is an opportunity for you to show your love and passion for the downtown, through the Downtown Business Association’s “Why I Love Our Downtown” contest. Read more

Shop Local, Shop Downtown : La Petite Jaune Fleur

After 25 years of work as a safety specialist in the petrochemical industry, Laura Cadrin decided that she needed a change. Growing plants and flowers was always a joy of Laura’s, and she decided to make that her new career. After considering opening a greenhouse, she found her current location, and saw a perfect opportunity to open a floral design studio, La Petite Jaune Fleur. Read more

Crime Prevention & Policing Review

Everyone wants a safe community and crime prevention is everyone’s business. That’s why the safety of our neighbourhoods and of Red Deerians is a top priority for The City of Red Deer. Read more

Downtown Parking Reminder

One of the keys to a successful business in the downtown is parking. With street parking, numerous lots, and the addition of the Sorensen Station Parkade, the parking in the downtown can be described as plentiful. Read more

Prairie Office Plus Anniversary

Prairie Office Plus has been in Red Deer for 50 years and in the same historical location for over 20 years. Congratulations to Graham Barclay and his dedicated staff, Prairie Office Plus truly is a downtown landmark. Read more

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