Fortis Alberta’s Ruhin Sachedina once more presented the concept of installation of LED streetlights to Strathmore town council during the regular meeting of town council on December 7.
Margo Sevcik, president of the Growing Families Society for East Rural Counties outlined the programs the organization was able to offer this year and also made a funding request of town council. They were also looking for direction from town council in terms of potential funding guidelines that they could employ in the future.
The town of Strathmore is undergoing review of the annual budget. During the regular meeting of December 7, Mel Tiede, director of corporate and financial services for the Town of Strathmore revealed the town has an operating budget for 2017 of $31,414,748.
The Strathmore Municipal Library has received a very generous donation of $5,000 from the Strathmore Youth Justice Committee. The donation was officially presented to the Strathmore Municipal Library’s board during their meeting on November 23.
The second annual Hockey for Hunger hockey game, hosted by students at Crowther Memorial Junior High School, was a smash success.
Wheatland & Area Hospice Society (WAHS) continues to move forward towards providing a hospice for end of life care and services within the Wheatland County and Strathmore region.
Subsidized housing is a method of helping individuals improve themselves and works as a stepping stone into independence. Wheatland Housing Management Body, operates within the Strathmore and Wheatland County area.
Citizens on Patrol is active in the Strathmore area. With increasing awareness of crime and mischief around the Strathmore area in recent months, the community-based crime prevention organization is becoming more active and has a number of tips for homeowners to help reduce crime in their area.
Strathmore’s past and present are about to meet like never before thanks to an ambitious historical project.
The Strathmore Santa Claus Parade took place on Saturday, November 26.
This month students at Wheatland Elementary School are practising good habits, and learning how to have a great attitude. The school held their monthly assembly on November 24 where they handed out school awards, and gift draws as well as made announcements on how much money was raised by parent council’s gift card fundraiser.
This year is the 10th anniversary of SWAT, the Strathmore Wheatland Addictions Team. SWAT’s chairperson Dean Young gave a presentation about the group’s activities within Strathmore and Wheatland County during the November 16 meeting of town council and town councillor Bob Sobol also received an award for his over 10 years of service to the group.
Strathmore Town council had a brief discussion about the future of the hospital after receiving a correspondence from Sarah Hoffman, the provincial minister of health, regarding the renovations at the Strathmore Hospital.
Be aware and pick up after yourself because the first thing some visitors to Strathmore see, is the trash blowing in the wind and getting stuck in shrubs, fences and trees in local public spaces.
The Strathmore Transitional Shelter is at the development permit stage, meaning that if everything goes well at this stage in the game, the shelter could be opening its doors in January 2017.
On December 13, Golden Hills School Division will be hosting a public meeting to inform members of the community, parents, and guardians of students at Wheatland Crossing School of the impending opening of Wheatland Crossing School.
A voluntary emergency notification service will be put in place to notify citizens and visitors in the town of Strathmore in the event of an emergency like a tornado, or mass flood. Strathmore Fire Chief, and interim director of emergency management Muir Furzer gave town council an update on how the service will work during the town council meeting
Transit service to and from Calgary to the communities of Okotoks, High River, Black Diamond, and Turner Valley is up and running through the On-It regional transit system. Now Strathmore has a chance to jump on the bus and join the Calgary Regional Partnerships' (CRP) pilot project and create a route to travel between Calgary, Chestermere, Strathm
Christmas hampers will be going out to needy families all over the Strathmore and Wheatland County are on December 19 and 20th. Tough times are among us in Alberta this winter season and a Christmas hamper will ensure that local families can have an enjoyable holiday season without the fear of a lack of funds to purchase items like food and toys.