DBA Introduces New Downtown Market

As the weather warms, farmers’ market enthusiasts will find they can now buy local one more day of the week. The Downtown Business Association is pleased to announce that they will be introducing a new Downtown Market at the former Arlington Inn site on the corner of 51 Avenue and 49 Street beginning in June. Read more

Lunch and Learn: Bridging The Gap Recruitment and Retention in a Multigenerational Workforce

Have you ever wondered what motivates young workers of today? Why are they so different from my workers from other generations? How can I build a strong team with representation from every generation? Well, if you have ever wondered about these topics, the Downtown Business Association’s final seminar in the three part “Lunch and Learn” series will be tackling these questions, plus many more regarding the seemingly strange youth of today. Read more

Market Season is Here!

As is tradition for the past 40 years, the Public Market will be opening this Saturday, May 22, for the first time this year. The Red Deer Public Market has a strong history and is one of the most unique shopping experiences that can be found in Red Deer. Read more

Rock N’ Red Deer Logo Competition

Submissions are now being accepted for main art logo and design for Rock’n Red Deer 2012. The theme for this logo must centre around the nostaligic era of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, with an emphasis on rock and roll music, old school hot rods, 50s and 60s classic cruisers, and 1970s muscle cars. Read more

Street Sweeping To Begin Next Week

An annual tradition, and sure fire sign of the beginning of spring is back…street sweeping. Street sweeping will begin, weather permitting, on Sunday, April 11, as sweepers head out to remove the remaining dirt and debris that has collected over winter. Read more

CentreFest Volunteers Needed!

CentreFest is once again returning for its eighth year. As Central Alberta’s largest festival, with over 20 000 people attending last year, CentreFest absolutely could not function without its volunteers. We are looking for volunteers for both days, Saturday July 31st and Sunday August 1st, for a variety of positions, we have a task for any skill set. Read more

Summer Student Postings at the DBA

DBA Summer Student Employment Opportunities The DBA is seeking two full-time summer students. Both positions start on May 10, 2010, and run through August 27, 2010. Read more

DBA Presents Lunch & Learn Workshops

The DBA is presenting luncheon workshops for small to medium sized businesses. On April 21 is Networking From The Inside Out. This practical session will focus on three elements of networking; participants can expect humour, energy, discussion, and opportunities to share effective practices. Read more

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