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Tourism Red Deer Recognized

Tourism Red Deer’s Visitor Information Centre has been awarded the 2010 Alto Award for Service Excellence from Travel Alberta. Travel Alberta presents the Alto Awards to honour excellence in Alberta’s tourism industry. Read more

Red Hat Awards Recognize Downtown Businesses

The dedication to the tourism and service industry was recognized recently at the Red Deer Lodge, with Tourism Red Deer’s Red Hat Awards being handed out. The downtown was very well represented with a number of nominees and winners. Read more

Uptown Theatre Getting New Owner?

As reported by Mark Weber of the Red Deer Express, the Central Alberta Theatre is currently negotiating to purchase the currently vacant Uptown Cinema Theatre. Read more

Municipal Election Campaign Opens

The race for the open elected positions in Red Deer is heating up, and the Downtown is in the thick of things. Two Election Forums have been announced so far, the first on September 30 at the Golden Circle, from 1 to 3 pm. Read more

Alberta Arts Days a Smashing Success

Despite some minor weather-related glitches, Alberta Arts Days were a resounding success in Red Deer. With events at a number of schools, The Hub, Red Deer College, and the Alexander Way Arts Festival and Earthdance Celebrations as only a few of the events, Alberta Arts Days gave Red Deerians a wide array of cultural activities to participate in. Read more

Red Deer Election Updates

With nominations closing at noon yesterday, we have discovered who our final list of candidates is for the upcoming Red Deer civic elections. With a wide variety of beliefs, experiences and platforms, the decision for Red Deerians seems to be a difficult one. Read more

CentreFest Board Elections Upcoming

After what has been widely considered the best CentreFest to date, the Red Deer Summer CentreFest Society has set its Annual General Meeting for Tuesday, October 26th, 2010, in the Downtown Business Association Board Room at 4818 50 (Gaetz) Ave. Read more

Funding Still Available for Downtown Businesses

Downtown business owners are encouraged to apply for funding from The City of Red Deer’s Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Pilot Project. With this crime prevention incentive program, The City will pay half of the expenses (before GST) for any successful applicant’s crime prevention upgrades to a maximum of $2,500. Read more

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