Report Graffiti – Call the Hotline

The new graffiti-reporting hotline is up and running today as part of an effort to abate graffiti in Red Deer. “Graffiti is a crime,” said Fernando Paganelli, City of Red Deer Compliance Officer. “We need people to recognize it, report it and remove it.” Read more

Downtown Spring Clean Up

Throughout the year, the Red Deer Downtown Business Association works to keep downtown clean by picking litter and maintaining waste and recycling receptacles throughout the business revitalization zone. Read more

Rotary Clock

The new Rotary Citizen of the Year Clock will be officially installed at the NE corner of Ross Street and 49th Avenue, in front of the Old Court House on May 12th, 2008. Read more

Christmas Decorating Contest Winner!

Downtown businesses demonstrated their holiday spirit, decorating their shops and businesses helping to create a festive atmosphere in the downtown this Christmas season. After tallying the judges’ scores for creativity, theme and colour, there emerged nearly a three-way tie. Read more

2008 DBA Board of Directors

The Red Deer Downtown Business Association held its Annual General Meeting on October 30, 2007. At that meeting, the membership elected five members to serve on the 2008 Board of Directors – Philip Boivin, Laura Cadrin, Shauna Fisher, Al Gamble and Terry Krause. Read more

Biggest Christmas Tree Festival

Experience a Downtown Christmas Tradition Red Deer’s annual Biggest Christmas Tree Festival takes place in City Hall Park beginning at 6pm on Wednesday, November 21st. The annual downtown event marks the beginning of the Christmas season with the traditional lighting of City Hall Park and Red Deer’s biggest Christmas Tree. Read more

Downtown Businesses to host Earthdance

Red Deer’s third annual Earthdance will be held on Saturday, September 15. The annual celebration coincides with events world-wide that raise awareness of global issues such as peace, diversity and the environment. This year’s theme is "water’. Read more

Anti-graffiti Poster Contest Winners

The Downtown Business Association and the Graffiti Program Coordinator, Natalie Turner along with the Red Deer Public Library is pleased to announce the winners of the anti-graffiti poster competition. Announcements will take place Thursday August 23, 2007 at St. Patrick’s Community School at 2:45pm in front of the library entrance. Read more

My City Mural

The Downtown Business Association, CiRS (Community Information and Referral Services) and the Downtown Business Association’s Graffiti Control Program have partnered with local artist Justina Smith to create the “My City” mural located on the North end of the CiRS building at 4730 Ross Street. Read more

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