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SHS student
achieves outstanding
academic average
ADELLE ELLIS
Times Reporter

Go Girl The Governor Generals Academic Medal


was handed out to Strathmore High School’s
(SHS) 2017-18 recipient Adina Tarcea during a
short ceremony on June 12.
Page 19 The award is given to high school students
earning the highest overall average for the
combined academic subjects of English, math,
social studies and the students next highest
academic subject, calculated to include all di-
ploma exam results.
The award has recognized outstanding
scholastic achievements of students in Canada
for more than 140 years. SHS has been pre-
Strathmore Reds senting the award to students since their 1987-
88 school year.
“The award truly represents the highest ac-
ademic achievement for our students and the
extremely high standard that these student’s
set for themselves and what they are capable
of achieving,” said SHS principal Kyle Larson.
Tarcea, currently enrolled in the medical
sciences program at Western University in
London, Ont., hopes to pursue medicine fol-
lowing her bachelor’s degree.
Tarcea grew up in Romania where a strong
work ethic was instilled in her from a young
age, and she said strong academic perfor-
mance is an important part of her life.
Offering IV Sedation “Most kids hold quite high standards for
Dr. Ashkan Hamzehi DDS themselves so I have always had high stand-
Dr. Arzy Kafrouny DDS
Dr. Sharif Faizi DMD ards for my own academic performance,” said
General Practice Family Dentistry Tarcea. “However, all this work isn’t some-
100 Ranch Market, Unit 105F thing I do because I feel I have to as some
Strathmore, AB 403.934.5292 sort of duty; I enjoy it, I like learning.
www.theranchdentalcentre.com Tarcea was not aware she had received the
award until she returned from university in
May. She said the news came with a renewed
Look on Page 2, 4 + 8 for
wave of encouragement and she knows she is
Town of Strathmore
following the right path.
Municipal Notices
Not only did Tarcea receive the highest over- Walking with Council
Contact Us Today! all average of last year’s graduating class, mak-
ing her the perfect candidate, but her overall The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) coalition in partnership with the Town of Strathmore
403.934.5589 average of 96.5 per cent is the second highest recently installed pathway signs and maps marking the different walking paths in town. To
info@strathmoretimes.com commemorate the project, a Walk with Council was held on June 11 for the public to view
average to have been achieved by a SHS stu-
some of the signs and maps. Above, Diana Baird points out some of the features of the path-
www.StrathmoreTimes.com dent in the past 20 years. way signs. Adelle Ellis Photo
Continued on Page 5

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Local softball moms honoured Strathmore


The U16 Strathmore Thunder girls team dedicated their last home game of the season on June 17 to two women and softball moms who are special to
the team, assistant coach Kim Stanlake-Cammer and assistant coach and umpire Tanya Molnar. The two courageous and inspiring women have bravely
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ation manager. groups and said outreach may help boost bookings in the
“Our peak times were in February and March, obviously future.
when the weather was at its worst,” said Pretzlaff. There are some new additions in the works including la-
There were 137 patrons and 88 drop-ins that used the fa- crosse boards, glass and protective netting, bleachers, four
cility in March 2019. Facility rentals by community groups cross court basketball nets in the Magnum Cementing gym
comprised 206 hours since opening. and permanent signage.
The centre continues to pay attention to user feedback. Future upgrades wish list includes turf in the smaller fields
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courts were extremely popular. The drop-in basketball, bad- ing track, batting cage, climbing wall and a golf simulator.
minton and pickle ball were some of the big usage in the Some additions will be contingent on budget restrictions.
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Volunteers sought
for area Health
Advisory Council
JANET KANTERS
Times Editor

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is recruiting new volunteer


members to the Prairie Mountain Health Advisory Coun-
cil (HAC) from the communities of Strathmore, Gleichen,
Drumheller, Bassano, Vulcan, Airdrie, Okotoks, Nanton and
Claresholm.
Council membership offers an opportunity to provide a lo- Go Girl
cal perspective on area and provincewide healthcare services. The Town of Strathmore hosted Go Girl on June 15 as part of their 2019 Let’s Get Rec’d programming. Seven young girls be-
“Council members bring their knowledge and community tween the ages of 11 and 14 participated in several health, wellness and sports programs at the Strathmore Motor Products
experiences to help inform Alberta Health Services on things Sports Centre in the joint venture between the town and the Child Youth and Family Hub. Participants learned about nutrition
that work well, while providing insight on improvements for from Dabin Choi with Alberta Health Services; volleyball was coached by Mayor Pat Fule; Sarah Brown, a professor from Mount
the design and delivery of healthcare in Alberta,” said Sheena Royal University and a professional in the health and physical education department spoke to the girls during their lunch hour;
Tim Popel and Wayne Hinglebee taught rugby; and Ffyona Gibson-Smith taught the young girls basketball.
Taggart, Prairie Mountain’s vice chair. Adelle Ellis Photo
Health Advisory Councils consist of a maximum of 15 vol-
unteers who are passionate about healthcare services, big-
picture thinkers, eager to engage members of their commu-
nity to learn what healthcare services are working well and
where improvements can be made, and interested in partici-
pating in dialogue with AHS that will lead to creative solu-
tions to improve healthcare services across Alberta.
Advisory councils report to the AHS board of directors and
meet with AHS leadership four to five times per year. Mem-
bers learn of AHS initiatives and discuss information gath-
ered from communities about healthcare priorities that im-
pact them.
Interested Albertans over the age of 18 can submit an ex-
pression of interest, available online at ahs.ca/ac. For further
enquiries, please call 1-877-275-8830 or email community.en-
gagement@ahs.ca. Deadline for submissions is June 28.

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Adina Tarcea, a 2018 Strathmore High School graduate, was presented with 49 Rainbow Falls BV 1225 Hillcrest Manor Strathmore 244005 Rge Rd 254 Wheatland #15 204 Strathaven Dr Strathmore
the Governor General’s Academic Medal by principal Kyle Larson at the NEW PRICE COMMERCIAL
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Continued from Page 1 stantly learning and working
closely with people, and en- L o v e W h e r e Yo u L i v e
“Adina definitely was a joys the feeling of knowing
powerhouse in our school that she is somehow contrib-
academically… she is an uting to other’s wellbeing.
outstanding student who “Receiving one of the Gov-
has had a very amazing high
school career and is now
ernor General’s Academic
Medals is such an honour,” 587-316-2000
well on her way to achieving said Tarcea. “The award not www.the-reps.ca
her dreams,” said Larson. only signifies what I have
Tarcea said she looks for- worked for up to this point,
ward to starting her second but all the things I will con-
year at Western University. tinue working on. It just Michelle Hayley Christa Carey
She hopes to build a career makes me want to continue Eldjarnson Poirier Aleman Rose
Each Office Independently Owned & Operated
in a field where she is con- achieving.”
June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 5

Volunteers sought
for area Health
Advisory Council
JANET KANTERS
Times Editor

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is recruiting new volunteer


members to the Prairie Mountain Health Advisory Coun-
cil (HAC) from the communities of Strathmore, Gleichen,
Drumheller, Bassano, Vulcan, Airdrie, Okotoks, Nanton and
Claresholm.
Council membership offers an opportunity to provide a lo- Go Girl
cal perspective on area and provincewide healthcare services. The Town of Strathmore hosted Go Girl on June 15 as part of their 2019 Let’s Get Rec’d programming. Seven young girls be-
“Council members bring their knowledge and community tween the ages of 11 and 14 participated in several health, wellness and sports programs at the Strathmore Motor Products
experiences to help inform Alberta Health Services on things Sports Centre in the joint venture between the town and the Child Youth and Family Hub. Participants learned about nutrition
that work well, while providing insight on improvements for from Dabin Choi with Alberta Health Services; volleyball was coached by Mayor Pat Fule; Sarah Brown, a professor from Mount
the design and delivery of healthcare in Alberta,” said Sheena Royal University and a professional in the health and physical education department spoke to the girls during their lunch hour;
Tim Popel and Wayne Hinglebee taught rugby; and Ffyona Gibson-Smith taught the young girls basketball.
Taggart, Prairie Mountain’s vice chair. Adelle Ellis Photo
Health Advisory Councils consist of a maximum of 15 vol-
unteers who are passionate about healthcare services, big-
picture thinkers, eager to engage members of their commu-
nity to learn what healthcare services are working well and
where improvements can be made, and interested in partici-
pating in dialogue with AHS that will lead to creative solu-
tions to improve healthcare services across Alberta.
Advisory councils report to the AHS board of directors and
meet with AHS leadership four to five times per year. Mem-
bers learn of AHS initiatives and discuss information gath-
ered from communities about healthcare priorities that im-
pact them.
Interested Albertans over the age of 18 can submit an ex-
pression of interest, available online at ahs.ca/ac. For further
enquiries, please call 1-877-275-8830 or email community.en-
gagement@ahs.ca. Deadline for submissions is June 28.

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$639,900 C4242910 $479,900 C4237536 $340,000 C4244340 $574,900 C4244833


153 Aspenmere Cl Chestermere 843 Lakewood Cl Strathmore 212 Cambridge Cr Strathmore 254002 Rge Rd 250 Wheatland
NEW PRICE NEW PRICE

$279,900 C4223985 $449,000 C4242915 $365,000 C4247428 $375,000 C4245270


9 Hillview Rd Strathmore 196 Wildrose Cr Strathmore 502 Hillview Ga Strathmore 137 Speargrass Cir Strathmore

$384,900 C4253490 $160,000 C4243427 $385,000 C4248859 $415,000 C4247429


141 Ranch Rise 136 Ranchwood Ln Strathmore 56 Aspen Creek Way Strathmore 1143 Westmount Dr Strathmore
NEW PRICE

$309,900 C4235837 $160,000 C4243428 $327,500 C4253347 $599,000 C4248058


#58 300 Marina Dr Chestermere 138 Ranchwood Ln Strathmore 331 Thorndale Pl Strathmore 222081 Rge Rd 253A Wheatland
NEW PRICE NEW PRICE

$509,900 C4245443 $635,000 C4247372 $440,000 C4218460 $170,000 C4248556


Adina Tarcea, a 2018 Strathmore High School graduate, was presented with 49 Rainbow Falls BV 1225 Hillcrest Manor Strathmore 244005 Rge Rd 254 Wheatland #15 204 Strathaven Dr Strathmore
the Governor General’s Academic Medal by principal Kyle Larson at the NEW PRICE COMMERCIAL
Strathmore High School on June 12.
Doug Taylor Photo

Academic award $495,000 C4214431


287 Springmere Link Chestermere
$350,000 C4253190
68 Cambrille Cr Strathmore
$270,000 C4222169
36 Green Meadow Cr Strathmore
$465,000 C4252859
413 3rd St Strathmore
Continued from Page 1 stantly learning and working
closely with people, and en- L o v e W h e r e Yo u L i v e
“Adina definitely was a joys the feeling of knowing
powerhouse in our school that she is somehow contrib-
academically… she is an uting to other’s wellbeing.
outstanding student who “Receiving one of the Gov-
has had a very amazing high
school career and is now
ernor General’s Academic
Medals is such an honour,” 587-316-2000
well on her way to achieving said Tarcea. “The award not www.the-reps.ca
her dreams,” said Larson. only signifies what I have
Tarcea said she looks for- worked for up to this point,
ward to starting her second but all the things I will con-
year at Western University. tinue working on. It just Michelle Hayley Christa Carey
She hopes to build a career makes me want to continue Eldjarnson Poirier Aleman Rose
Each Office Independently Owned & Operated
in a field where she is con- achieving.”
June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 7

Welcome home
Rosebud School of the Arts welcomed 30 graduates and faculty for a Guild
Reception on the morning of June 8. Education director Paul F. Muir shared
how God led him to Rosebud where he’s shaped the mentorship pro-
gramme and is equipping artists to transform the world. Rosebud Theatre
artistic director Morris Ertman spoke of the impact the school’s graduates
are having in the broader theatre community, and faculty member David
Snider facilitated guests’ telling of stories from their years in Rosebud. The
guests also reminisced and enjoyed refreshments.
Photo Courtesy of Donovan Snider, RSA

Stitching for cancer


Members of the Strathmore Municipal Library Stitch Together group knitted and crocheted over 100 cancer caps to donate to the
Tom Baker Centre and the Alberta Children’s Hospital on May 7. They donated the caps in memory of their friend Kathy Ransom.
Photo Courtesy of Strathmore Municipal Library

Spending time with family


LEELA SHARON AHEER Bill C-69, aka the “no more pipelines bill,” was
Chestermere-Strathmore MLA rammed through by the federal Liberals. This is
an attack on our prosperity and our First Nations,
Hello Strathmore! I hope you have been enjoy- and it does nothing to help the environment. In
ing the beautiful weather this past week, and a fact, not selling our natural resources that are re-
big shout out to all the dads. I hope your family covered responsibly and with the best regulations
spoiled you, and that you were able to carve out in the world is an attack on every nation that is
some family time. in energy poverty, and it is especially despicable
In connection with our platform commitments, I because many other suppliers have a horrible hu-
and some of my fellow MLAs met with many folks man rights record, and no environmental regula-
from the film industry as we are hoping to attract tions when you compare to Canadian products. It
this incredible and viable industry to our province. seems the federal Liberals prefer Saudi oil (where
We met with some amazing people from Netflix, women are the property of their male relatives)
Bell TV, Telus and APTN, all of whom are creating to Canadian oil. Does this make sense? We cannot
content on various platforms, from broadcasting stand down on this issue. No more apologies.
to the internet. We in Alberta consume a ton of The Prime Minister is doing his level best to lose
content from platforms such as Crave, HBO, Netf- his election coming up on Oct. 21, 2019. Many
lix and others. We also tend to enjoy documenta- Liberals are getting nervous as seen in the June
ries. The industry is taking notice of our province 13 Financial Post article by Diane Francis (https://
and sees us as an amazing opportunity for their business.financialpost.com/diane-francis/liberal-
companies to flourish here whether that is in ac- mps-are-jumping-ship-in-droves-as-trudeau-con-
tual movie making, production, lighting, technical tinues-to-hobble-the-economy). Fleeing capital,
work and other jobs to post-production which is the lack of pipeline infrastructure, the lack of com-
where the long-term jobs are. Our amazing folks petitiveness, and the real lack of a plan short of
from the oil and gas industry have skills that are virtue signaling and my favourite, the water bottle,
transferable into this industry, making it a real I mean the water boxes, you know, those dispos-
possibility to see jobs created if we can attract the able things that we carry water in – you get the
companies here. I don’t know if you know this, picture.
but Calgary has a beautiful sound stage (where Happy Philippine Independence Month, 121
they create sets and do scenes inside buildings) years in celebration this year. We are honoured
called the Calgary Film Centre that houses some to know and work with the incredible Philip-
amazing productions such as Fargo, Jann (based pine families in Alberta, over 75,000 strong. Also,
on Jann Arden’s life) and Heartland. In order to we celebrated world refugee day this past week.
attract more investment, we are looking at chang- Please join us in giving a warm welcome to the
ing the funding model to a tax credit system that refugees in our community. World Refugee Day of-
will hopefully make the system more flexible and fers an opportunity for everyone to show support
bring in some more great productions that have for people forced to flee.
longevity and will help to build up the industry I would like to give a special shout out to the
and create jobs. We are very excited to sell Al- Go Girls team in Strathmore and especially to the
berta, and we are even more excited to see what Wheatland Crisis Shelter which held its Under The
the industry will do in helping us to continue to Big Top Gala and Fundraiser this past Saturday. Go
build our province and our prosperity. B.C, Mani- Girls teaches girls the sky is limit to what they can
toba and Ontario have very viable and competi- accomplish, and the Wheatland Crisis Society with
tive markets. In B.C, 90,000 jobs have been created their Strathmore Shelter offers refuge to victims of
and moreover they are scooping up the fine talent abuse.
that is being created in Alberta at our institutions, Our Strathmore Office is just about fully open,
from production to management to logistics. With and our Langdon office should be opening soon.
low corporate taxes, repealing the carbon tax, our As always, we love to hear from you at 403-207-
work ethic, our beautiful vistas, the sheer talent 9889 or Chestermere.Strathmore@assembly.ab.ca.
and the low Canadian dollar we have a lot to offer. (Leela Sharon Aheer is the MLA Elect for Chester-
On to the federal government; I wish I had mere-Strathmore, Minister of Status of Women and
good news to share. As you have probably read, Minister of Culture and Multiculturalism)

Mario Prusina Publisher


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Town of Strathmore
Summarized Financial Statements
YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2018
REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT AUDITOR ON THE SUMMARY FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
To the Mayor and Members of Council of the Town of Strathmore,

Opinion

The summary financial statements, which comprise the summary statement of financial position as at December 31, 2018, the summary statement of operations and summary statement of changes in net financial assets for the year then ended,
and related notes, are derived from the audited financial statements of the Town of Strathmore for the year ended December 31, 2018. In our opinion, the accompanying summary financial statements are a fair summary of the audited financial
statements, in accordance with Canadian public sector accounting standards.

Summary Financial Statements

The summary financial statements do not contain all the disclosures required by Canadian public sector accounting standards. Reading the summary financial statements and the auditor's report thereon, therefore, is not a substitute for reading the
audited financial statements and the auditor's report thereon. The summary financial statements and the audited financial statements do not reflect the effects of events that occurred subsequent to the date of our report on the audited financial
statements.

The Audited Financial Statements and Our Report Thereon


We expressed an unmodified audit opinion on the audited financial statements in our report dated May 15, 2019.

Management's Responsibility for the Summary Financial Statements


Management is responsible for the preparation of a summary of the audited financial statements in accordance with the criteria as disclosed in note 1.

Auditor's Responsibility

Our responsibility is to express an opinion on whether the summary financial statements are a fair summary of the audited financial statements based on our procedures, which were conducted in accordance with Canadian Auditing Standard
(CAS) 810, "Engagements to Report on Summary Financial Statements."

Lethbridge, Alberta Avail LLP


May 15, 2019 Chartered Professional Accountants

SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS


2018 2017 2018 2017
Revenue
Financial assets $ 22,217,225 $ 29,400,720 Net municipal property taxes $ 11,656,047 $ 10,963,670
Liabilities 20,633,708 22,816,754 User fees and sales of goods 12,840,604 11,828,272
Net financial assets 1,583,517 6,583,966 Government transfers for operating 1,068,171 1,061,250
Non-financial assets Licenses and permits 576,907 604,506
Prepaid expenses and inventory 113,822 82,572 Other 504,980 486,583
Tangible capital assets 199,174,985 188,365,477 Investment income 411,582 601,071
199,288,807 188,448,049 Penalties and costs of taxes 191,942 189,105
Accumulated surplus $ 200,872,324 $ 195,032,015 Gain on disposal of capital assets 171,971 -
Total revenue 27,422,204 25,734,457
LONG TERM DEBT
2018 2017 Expenses
Self supported long-term debt $ 11,021,352 $ 12,170,308 Legislative 307,766 298,864
Current portion $ 953,793 $ 1,488,955 Administration 4,099,919 3,206,432
Police, fire, disaster, ambulance, municipal enforcement 4,718,339 4,300,147
SALARY AND BENEFITS DISCLOSURE Transportation services 4,889,499 4,102,826
2018 2017 Water supply and distribution 4,115,838 4,015,903
Mayor Pat Fule $ 53,455 $ 34,213 Wastewater treatment and disposal 3,998,495 3,702,688
Councillor Lorraine Bauer 33,634 6,271 Waste management 1,008,420 1,015,953
Councillor Tari Cockx 33,634 6,376 Public health and welfare services 966,594 931,852
Councillor Jason Montgomery 33,424 6,376 Planning and development 1,418,555 1,462,055
Councillor Melanie Corbiell 30,331 5,327 Parks and recreation 5,085,163 4,337,768
Councillor Robert Sobol 29,492 29,690 Culture-libraries, museums, halls 1,024,664 958,864
Councillor Denise Peterson 29,177 29,585 Total expenses 31,633,252 28,333,352
Mayor Michael Ell - 41,754 Excess (deficiency) of revenue over expenses (4,211,048) (2,598,895)
Councillor Rocky Blokland - 23,406 before other
Councillor Brad Walls - 23,405 Other
Councillor Steve Grajczyk - 22,798 Government transfers for capital 8,019,730 6,333,194
Contributed assets 2,031,627 1,595,995
OPERATING RESERVES 2018 2017 10,051,357 7,929,189
Financial stabilization $ 1,367,964 $ 1,978,233 Excess of revenue over expenses 5,840,309 5,330,294
Potable water 1,037,200 1,017,618
Sanitary sewer 365,426 358,527 Accumulated surplus, beginning of year 195,032,015 189,701,721
Office revitalization 59,898 74,562
RCMP reserve 129,534 127,088 Accumulated surplus, end of year $ 200,872,324 $ 195,032,015
Snow control 101,924 -
Family Centre capital reduction 83,968 82,383
Economic 152,245 51,258
Garbage 49,093 48,166
Affordable housing 47,644 -
General administration 47,501 46,604
Roads walks and lighting 43,070 42,256
Other reserves 46,816 65,556 SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOW
Total Operating Reserves $ 3,532,283 $ 3,892,251 2018 2017

CAPITAL RESERVES 2018 2017 Cash provided by operating transactions $ 8,610,307 $ 11,699,093
Water off-site levies $ 2,015,745 $ 1,898,147 Cash applied to capital transactions (13,485,329) (10,579,836)
Storm off-site levies 1,190,587 1,197,533 Cash provided by (applied to) investing transactions 5,946,196 (5,264,035)
Sewer off-site levies 1,146,755 1,074,594 Cash provided (applied to) financing transactions (1,148,956) 3,839,048
Public works 331,681 387,299
Roads off-site levies 551,490 871,024 (Decrease) increase in cash and temporary investments (77,782) (305,730)
Fieldhouse 439,939 531,198
Water supply 461,685 452,969 Cash and temporary investments, beginning of year 2,282,563 2,588,293
Capital equipment reserve 465,461 500,438
Municipal public reserve 301,367 295,678 Cash and temporary investments, end of year $ 2,204,781 $ 2,282,563
Storm off-site levies Eagle Lake 239,546 235,024
Civic Centre 214,997 193,769 SUMMARIZED STATEMENT OF CHANGE IN NET FINANCIAL ASSETS (DEBT)
Bike Pathway levies 117,229 115,016 2018 2017
Infrastructure reinvestment 257,512 252,651 Excess of revenue over expenditures $ 5,840,309 $ 5,330,294
Roads, walks and lighting 31,070 30,484 Increase in non-financial assets (10,840,758) (7,561,564)
Other reserves 172,509 156,588 Increase (decrease) in net financial assets (5,000,449) (2,231,270)
Total Capital Reserves $ 7,937,573 $ 8,192,412 Net financial assets, beginning of year 6,583,966 8,815,236
Total Reserves $ 11,469,856 $ 12,084,663 Net financial assets, end of year $ 1,583,517 $ 6,583,966

2018 Revenue 2018 Expenses


Public health &
User fees & sales Net municipal welfare services Police, fire & municipal
3% Legislative
of goods taxes 1% enforcement
47% 43% Waste Culture 15%
management 3% Parks &
3% recreation
Planning & 16%
development
5%

Penalties on Administration
taxes Government
13%
1% transfers
4%
Transportation
Other revenue Licenses & Wastewater treatment &
services
2% permits disposal
Water supply & 15%
2% 13%
Investment distribution
income 13%
1%

Note 1. Summary financial statements


Management prepared these summary financial statements using the following criteria:
(a) the summary financial statements include a statement for each statement included in the audited financial statements;
(b) information in the summary financial statements agrees with the related information in the completed set of audited financial statements;
(c) major subtotals, totals and comparative information from the audited financial statements are included; and

(d) the summary financial statements contain the information from the audited financial statements dealing with matters having a
pervasive or otherwise significant effect on the summary financial statements.
The summary financial statements are derived from the audited financial statements, prepared in accordance with Canadian public sector accounting standards, as at December 31, 2018, and December 31,
2017, and for the years then ended.
The audited financial statements of the Town are available on request by contacting the municipal office.
June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 9

Rosebud Theatre tells true story of Lilia


LAUREEN F. GUENTHER Schmidt of Rosebud plays the role of (not) just looking at how she was great.
Times Contributor granddaughter Libby and Elinor Holt of We’re looking at a relationship and how
Calgary plays the role of grandmother they deal with their life together.”
Lilia, a play written by a granddaugh- Lilia. Sarah Rodgers of Vancouver is di- Schmidt said Lilia, playing on Rose-
ter about her own larger-than-life grand- recting. bud Theatre’s BMO Studio Stage, and
mother, will be performed on Rosebud “The opportunity there is really going The Kite, playing on Rosebud Theatre’s
Theatre’s BMO Studio Stage from July 5 to be about the relationship between mainstage about another formidable el-
to Aug. 31. grandmother and granddaughter,” not- derly person, have a lot to say to those
Libby Skala wrote the story of her ed Schmidt. of us in modern culture.
grandmother Lilia Skala, who fled the In the play, the audience hears Lilia’s “Culturally, we don’t have a lot of time
Strathmore RCMP is
Nazi regime in her homeland of Austria. story as Libby and her grandmother for our elders. And I think that’s a big investigating the Theft of a
When Lilia and her young family landed get to know each other. Starting in the loss. The prejudice forgets that an elder Travel Trailer that took place on
in New York, her first American job was 1970s and ending in 1994, the year Lilia has been young and has been a rebel
at a zipper factory. Yet Lilia was soon December 2, 2018.
Skala passed away, Libby grows from a and has made strong choices in their
performing on Broadway and in mov- preschooler to a young woman. life and been athletic or whatever it was The Trailer is described as a
ies, and she later received a nomination “(Lilia) talks about this journey when they did… before they were quiet and White Travelaire Rustler with
for Best Supporting Actress for her role she was trying to get the papers and try- frail and wise.
in Lilies of the Field. license plate Y91180 Alberta and
ing to get to New York,” said Schmidt. “Wouldn’t it be lovely if grandmoth-
Libby Skala, also an actress, wrote her “It seemed like it was impossible, and ers and granddaughters could come the decals on it appear faded.
grandmother’s story, and in the original she talks about her praying. Lilia does (see Lilia) together?” Schmidt added.
productions, it was a one-woman show
with Libby performing the roles of both
talk a lot about her faith and that she “It’s going to be lovely and entertaining If you have any information that
prayed, and God saw her through. She and heartwarming for anyone who has
grandmother and granddaughter. In talks about turning down roles because mentors in their lives, people that they
could help locate this Trailer,
Rosebud Theatre’s production, Cassia of her principles, because of her integ- look up to, people that they watch grow please contact
rity or even her life experience. She’s old. These are formidable huge human Strathmore RCMP.
formidable; she’s a force of a human.” beings that have more inside them than
Lilia isn’t always kind to her grand- you expect.”
File: 20181794883
daughter, which opens opportunities For tickets and more information, go
for restoring the relationship. to rosebudtheatre.com or call 1-800-
“We’re not just looking at a museum, 267-7553. Tickets for some shows may 1-800-222-TIPS
a relic of a person,” Schmidt said. “And be purchased with a meal.
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS


WHEATLAND COUNTY AND FOOTHILLS COUNTY
IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA
PURSUANT to sections 230, 606, 631 and 692 of the Municipal Government Act, Revised Statutes of
Alberta 2000, Chapter M-26, as amended, the Council of Wheatland County and the Council of Foot-
hills County in the Province of Alberta hereby gives notice of their intention to consider amendments
to Bylaws 2015-32 and 81/2015, each being a bylaw for the Wheatland County and Foothills County
Intermunicipal Development Plan, for the intent to comply with the Municipal Government Act and
the South Saskatchewan Regional Plan. The Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) fosters on-going
cooperation and coordination between the two municipalities and establishes a framework for making
land use planning decisions, including subdivision and development application referral requirements,
within an agreed to planning area on either side of the Bow River
THEREFORE, TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of Wheatland County and the Council of Foothills County
will be holding individual public hearings to consider adopting the proposed amendments to the Inter-
municipal Development Plan and the public hearings to contemplate the proposed bylaws will be held
as follows:
WHEATLAND COUNTY PROPOSED BYLAW NO. 2019-19
9:00 a.m., July 16, 2019
Wheatland County Council Chambers

FOOTHILLS COUNTY AMENDMENTS TO BYLAW NO. 81/2015 2019 Dust Control


2:00 p.m., July 3rd, 2019
Foothills County Council Chambers If you are interested in purchasing dust control, you must complete an
application and submit payment prior to the applicable deadline:
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT anyone wishing to make a presentation to the Council
 Calcium Chloride: $1.50/ft + GST
of Wheatland County regarding the proposed plan and adopting bylaw should, in writing,
notify the Planning Department of Wheatland County no later than 4:00 p.m. on the 28th – order deadline is July 6, 2019
day of June, 2019. Both written and/or verbal presentations may be given at the public
 Oiling: $5-$7/ft + GST depending on road and application type
hearings.
– order deadline is July 8, 2019
AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE THAT at the Foothills County Public Hearing, the Foothills
Council will hear from residents who wish to make representation. Comments may be  Patching (for previously applied oil): invoiced at $100/tonne + GST
made verbally at the hearing, OR if you wish to present a written submission, you must
have 12 copies of the same to distribute to the Council at the commencement of the hear-
– order deadline is July 8, 2019
ing. If you wish to provide letters in advance of the hearing, please do so a minimum of 2
days prior to the hearing date. No comments via telephone will be considered. Please make Application forms are available on our website or at our office.
sure to include your full legal description to identify where you are located in relation to

Career Opportunities
the Plan Area of the Intermunicipal Development Plan. It is to be noted that your submis-
sion will be considered to be part of a file that can be viewed by the public at any time.

A copy of the proposed amendments to the Intermunicipal Development Plan and bylaws Submit your resume online through our website or email to
may be inspected at the Wheatland County office or the Foothills County office during nor- hr@wheatlandcounty.ca. More detailed job descriptions can be found
mal business hours or the either municipality’s website. on the careers page of our website.
 Accounting Clerk
Closes: June 21, 2019 at 4 p.m .
Please Quote Job #: P 19-24
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Closes: July 5, 2019 at 4 p.m .
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@wheatlandcounty
June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 11

ASC focuses on empowering seniors


JANET KANTERS ize that if they had been a victim of a financial
Times Editor scam, they could be targeted again. This is an
example of a “recovery room scam” wherein
The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has the original fraudster often sells the victim’s
launched a month-long senior outreach cam- information to another scam, who then offers
paign across Alberta to recognize Seniors Month to recover their investment at a price. This may
( June) and World Elder Abuse Day ( June 15). include paying taxes or a service fee, which is
According to the ASC, nearly 40 per cent of simply a fraudulent demand for more money
Albertans age 55+ believe they have been ap- and the victim loses again. It was also found
proached with a potentially fraudulent invest- that 61 per cent of respondents would consider
ment, as identified in an Investor Index Study an investment opportunity that “guarantees” a
commissioned by the ASC. legacy for their family, despite the fact that the
The ASC’s campaign is focused on empower- promise of a “guaranteed” return is an indica-
ing seniors to improve their financial literacy, tion of a potential fraudulent investment.
recognize the signs of investment fraud, em- The ASC’s 2019 activities aim to connect di-
power them to make wise investment decisions, rectly with seniors and their caregivers through
and encourage all Albertans to be aware of the a variety of community events, a financial lit-
signs and symptoms of elder financial abuse. eracy quiz and seniors’ resources on checkfirst.
“Building relationships with seniors’ groups ca/seniors, including the Spot and Stop Seniors
is a critical part of our work to help Albertans Investment Fraud fact sheet. Albertans can test
advance their financial literacy and protect their financial and investment knowledge and
themselves from investment fraud,” said Alison check if they are on the right track to protecting
Trollope, ASC director, communications and in- their financial future through the ASC’s fun and
vestor education. “This year, we are continuing interactive quiz called How Safe is Your Nest
to expand our reach, aiming to ensure all Alber- Egg.
tans are empowered and have the knowledge to Albertans 55 years of age and older and mem-
protect their retirement nest egg.” bers of seniors’ groups are encouraged to visit Roots of Empathy wraps up year
In 2018, the ASC conducted an online quiz the ASC’s checkfirst.ca/seniors website. Alber- The Roots of Empathy Program wrapped up the year with a Baby Celebration
targeted towards senior Albertans, the results tans without internet access can call 877-355- Picnic in the Park. Program organizers thank sponsors and partners including
of which highlighted that over 50 per cent of 4488 to request printed copies of seniors’ ma- Strathmore FCSS, Wheatland FCSS, United Way, W. Brett Wilson, Golden Hills
Albertans 55 years of age and older didn’t real- terials. School Division and volunteers.
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West Wheatland 4-H Show and S


Supreme Supreme
Grand Steer Reserve
Anna Newell Steer
Great West Micayla Kooistra
Kenworth Gray’s Limited

Jayce Beekman Devan Lausen Maria Kooistra Jack Warrack Ryan Lausen
Bow Slope Shipping Rockyford Steel Strathmore Motor Products Koole Trucking Warrack Grain Carriers

Coby Thiessen Landon Hebbes Grace Heuver Darren Newell Peyton Pederson
Rocking Horse Industries & OK Tire Pure Country Meats Water by Design Rosebud Seed Cleaning Plant Mill Drill Oilfield

Maysa Schiffner Spencer Bates Spencer Kenney Riley Harwood Carson Kalbhen
Western Chevrolet Drumheller Gregory Harriman & Associates Core Ag Inputs Colin & Bonnie Huxted Gregory Harriman & Associates

Callum Lawn Duncan Lawn Lauren Jensen Evelyn Van Bussel Carson Harwood
Rocking Horse Industries & OK Tire R.C. Heavy Truck & Trailer Repair Cervus Equipment Drumheller – Scott Bradley Big Country Drilling Elite & NorthWest Livestock Carriers

Chloe Dahm Jayla Kenney Kate Kalbhen Jaxon Campbell Jordan Harwood
Westview Co-op Rocky Mountain Equipment CJ’s Mechanical Ltd. Early Bird Air Courtney Berg Industries Linden

Steven Newell Griffin Koester George Kalbhen Emma Van Bussel Teia Dahm
Saddle Ridge Ranch Bar Box Farm & Ranch Gold Key Registry Ltd. Murray Family Holdings Ltd. Rocky Mountain Equipment

Presley Kalbhen Lucia Dahm Haleigh Harwood Haley Kenney Thea Koester
Westergard Motors MNP Accountants CB Enterprises Linden Carbon Plumbing & Heating Ltd. D-Alta Mechanical Services Ltd.

The West Wheatland District 4-H Members & the Show & Sale Committee would like to extend
a huge THANK YOU to all of our sponsors for their generous support!
Animal Care Centre, Rocking Horse, Nutrien Ag Solutions Strathmore, Bayer Crop Science,
Sarah Dawn Thiessen – TPI Travel, Eric Heuver, FMC of Canada, APT Nutrition, BASF, Syngenta, Earl Harriman,
Jack Sherman, Standard Spray, Richardson Pioneer, HD Industrial Solutions Ltd., Taurus Ag Marketing,
June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 13

Sale says THANK YOU


Supreme Supreme
Grand Reserve
Market Market
Lamb Lamb
Brodie Ellis Ryan Beekman Charity Lamb
Strathmore Green Light Myka and Devyn Beekman
Motor Homes and Eagle Lake Nurseries, Eagle Lake Landscaping,
Products Design Strathmore Motor Products and Green Light Homes and Design

Logan Dewitt (wether) Brynn Beekman (ewe) Ethan Heuver (ewe) Corbin Thiessen (ewe) Ryan Beekman (ewe)
Strathmore Vet Clinic TPI Travel D-Alta Mechanical Services Ltd. Gates Agencies Seven-M Livestock

Brynn Beekman (wether) Ethan Heuver (wether) Corbin Thiessen (wether) Madison Bodeux (ewe) Kaitlyn Klemmensen (wether)
CJ Mechanical NSB Ranching Pure Country Meats Calvin Klemmensen Green Light Homes and Design

Rhett Gregory (wether) Wyatt Koester (ewe) Brodie Ellis (ewe) Rhett Gregory (ewe) Jocelyn Gauthier (wether)
MNP Accounting Greentree Dental Eagle Lake Turf Farms Gilbert Gregory Gates Agencies

Jocelyn Gauthier (ewe) Wyatt Koester (wether) Riley Ellis (wether) Aiden Ellis (wether) Kaden Gauthier (wether)
Rosebud Seed Cleaning Plant Richir Ranching Standard Spray Standard Spray Refinish FX Autobody

Daniel Jensen (wether) Dakota Koester (wether) Katie Harder (wether) Riley Ellis (ewe) Morgan Jensen (ewe)
Gerald & Dorothy Geeraert Merv’s Mechanical Pro Water Systems Shawn & Norrine Kathol Gregory, Harriman & Associates

Aiden Ellis (ewe) Daniel Jensen (ewe) Dakota Koester (ewe) Brodie Hanna (wether) Kaden Gauthier (ewe)
Earl Harriman Koole Trucking Ltd. Scott & Brandy Schiffner D.R. Hydrovac Ltd. Joyce & Bob Anderson

Morgan Jensen (wether) Katie Harder (ewe) Kaitlyn Klemmensen (ewe) Blayze Martens Jazmyne Martens
Larsen Livestock Barry Van Larr Gates Agencies Cleaver Kid Cleaver Kid

Scott and Brandy Schiffner, Pat and Tamera Newell, Bar Box Farms, Eagle Lake Nurseries, UFA Strathmore,
Dan Warrack, Cattleland, Cervus Equipment, Hillcrest Insurance, County of Wheatland, Western GM Drumheller,
Elite Livestock Hauling, Drumheller Mail, Strathmore Times, Bruce Farms, Darcy Koester, Rockyford Lions,
Calgary Stockyards, Rosehill Auction, Rockyford Ag Society, Gary Geeraert
To all of our sponsors, volunteers, buyers, parents and leaders THANK YOU!!!!!
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Property Taxes are due June 30, 2019


The combined 2018 Assessment and 2019 Tax Notices for Wheatland County
residents were mailed on April 26, 2019 – payments are due June 30, 2019! Any
outstanding balances after June 30, 2019 are subject to a 5% penalty, and an
additional 5% penalty after November 30, 2019.

If you have not yet received your notice(s),


please contact our tax department.

Payments can be made via cheque, cash, debit, or through online banking.

Preparation notice for the 2018


Assessment Roll used for the
2019 Property Taxation Year for
Wheatland County, Alberta
Notice is hereby given that the 2018 As-
sessment Roll for Wheatland County
used for 2019 Property Taxation, has
been prepared according to the Munici-
pal Government Act, and is open for in-
spection Monday to Friday during busi-
ness hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST
at the Wheatland County Administration NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT DECISIONS
Office. The office is located 4 miles (6.43 Notice is hereby given that the WHEATLAND COUNTY Municipal Planning Commis-
km) east of Strathmore Alberta, on the sion has approved or refused the following development permit applications on
north side of Highway No.1 (rural ad- June 11, 2019:
dress 242006 Range Road 243).
File: DP2019-060 Approved with Conditions
Please note a digital (.pdf) version ex- Legal: Plan 771 1065; Block 9; Lot R14 - Carseland
Proposal: Community Recreational Facility (Outdoor Skating Rink)
cluding owner names is available for
viewing at www.wheatlandcounty.ca. Any File: DP2019-062 Approved with Conditions
person who desires to object to the entry Legal: Plan 181 1971; Lot C - Speargrass
of their name or to the assessed value Proposal: Parks and Playground
placed upon any property must, on or be-
File: DP2019-063 Approved with Conditions
fore 4:30 p.m. of July 3, 2019, file their Legal: Plan 911 1352; Block 2 within SW-27-23-24-W4M
complaint in writing to the Clerk of the Proposal: Equestrian Center
Assessment Review Board for Wheat-
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land County.
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June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 15

Western Irrigation District Memories


- Gerald and Dorothy Geeraert
JOHN GODSMAN mentioned, the wheel moves the career of operating the
Times Contributor were very labour intensive and farm. They believe the future
there were frequent break- of irrigation is very bright.
Gerald’s family name originated at downs. The irregular shape of Western Irrigation District
Flanders, Belgium before the fam- his fields prohibits has completed sub-
ily moved to Holland in the 1800s. His the use of the more stantial work relin-
grandfather, Peter C. Geeraert, emigrat- modern pivots. ing canals, replacing
ed to Rockyford with two brothers in Gerald met Doro- ditches with pipe-
1910, where they purchased land from thy Koester at school lines and increasing A recital in celebration
the CPR. Peter stayed here, but one and they were mar- the number of acres Three piano students of Carolyn Steeves – Janet Ying (l-r), Metaya
ried in 1975; they serviced. New pivots Anderson and David Klassen – took part in a recital at the Strathmore
brother returned to Holland and the
United Church on June 14. This is the third year the recital has taken
other moved to Minnesota. have three children are being installed place and celebrates the congregation of Strathmore United Church
Peter decided to purchase land be- and seven grandchil- permitting more di- raising $36,000 to purchase their new Yamaha Grand Piano. The
tween two creeks so that he always had dren. Gerald and Dorothy are versity in crops, and the cattle Strathmore Performing Arts Festival, Arts on 817, the Strathmore Chil-
water, as irrigation was unavailable in happy to have their son Chris industry is able to grow more dren’s Choir and many local music teachers use the space because of
those early days. The 1940s were re- and his wife Angela taking on alfalfa and silage type crops. the acoustics and the beautiful instrument.
corded as being quite dry; then came Photo Courtesy of Carolyn Steeves
the 1950s which were wet until around
1959-1960, when it became dry again
and the new irrigation equipment be-
came much sought after. A relative, Un-
cle Carl Geeraert, owned and operated
a John Deere and GM dealership which
sold irrigation equipment, which was
being sold as fast as he could get his
hands on it.
Gerald’s father, Peter B. Geeraert,
born 1927 at the farm, was the first ir-
rigator, starting in the late 1950s with
a hand move system. Initially, he used
this system on the pasture for his cows
which was very labour intensive, ulti-
mately leading to it being parked along
the fence line.
Gerald was born in 1953 in Calgary
and attended school at St Rita’s through
Grade 10, with high school completed
elsewhere. This was followed by a di-
ploma in agriculture mechanics at Olds
College before returning to farm with
his Dad. In 1980, his brother Dale start-
ed farming with him, until Dale passed
in 2016. Initially, they used a volume
gun for two years, before replacing this
with wheel lines in the early 1980s, and
he still uses them today. As previously

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Arts on 817 announces third concert season


Piano,
Janet Ying
LAUREEN F. GUENTHER taped an episode for the Stampede City ery radio during the Second World War.” roster of artists to be booked in local
Times Contributor

Piano Sessions in Calgary, and she performed “It is going to be a wonderful pro-
on the Coke Stage during the 2018 Cal- gram presented very close to Remem-
concert series.
In addition to being chosen by Prairie
Arts on 817 announced the launch gary Stampede. brance Day 2019,” Steeves said. Debut, Meagan and Amy were chosen
of their third season with a line-up of “We are proud to present this emerg- On Dec. 7, Lizzy Hoyt from Winnipeg by Atlantic Debut and Jeunesse Musi-
six concerts to be held at Strathmore ing country artist in her own backyard will perform the season’s third concert, cale. Their Strathmore concert is part of
United Church in 2019-20. and give her a platform to share her a program called Ancient Carols for a their pan-Canadian tour. Classical mu-
Three of the concerts feature young talents,” Steeves said. “Aspiring singer/ Winter’s Night. sic fans will especially love the Meagan
emerging artists, and the other three songwriters will enjoy Sykamore and Hoyt, along with musicians playing and Amy concert, said Steeves.
concerts feature artists in their prime. the journey she is on as an emerging guitar, fiddle and Steeves is “par-
“I especially wanted to feature country artist.” Irish harp, will ticularly proud” of
emerging Strathmore and area artists The season’s second concert, on Nov. present an eve- the season’s final
this year,” said Carolyn Steeves, Arts on 9, is a return performance of the Foot- ning of carols, concert, a perfor-

Strathmore United Church


817’s artistic director. hills Brass from Calgary. The Brass, seasonal music mance by Strath-
The first concert features Sykamore, along with guest musicians, will per- and Cape Bret- more’s Emerging
performing on Oct. 19, 2019. Syka- form music of the Second World War on step-dancing, Artists. It will fea-
more, a singer-songwriter from Carse- era, with songs of the Andrews Sisters, that’s “sure to be ture four “won-

May 2, 2020—7:30 pm
land, now living in Nashville, recently blues and jazz, the “music heard on ev- a highlight of the derfully talented”
Christmas season,” young Strathmore
Steeves said. women, aged 15 to
“Christmas is 20, on May 2, 2020.
Adult - $30.00 Youth - $10.00 - 17 and under a wonderful sea- Vocalist Rayanne
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“music from Bach to Broadway”.
“This concert will be such a treat,”
on Feb. 8, 2020, performing covers of Steeves said. “Young students of music
familiar tunes along with their signature will especially enjoy the last concert
comedy. and seeing where their musical studies
The Heebee-jeebees are always fun can take them.
and entertaining and will appeal to “The audiences will enjoy this year’s
the whole family, Steeves said. “What a mix of emerging artists and seasoned
great concert for a Valentine’s Day out.” veterans,” Steeves added. “Artists at the
Meagan and Amy, a classical piano beginning of their career or mid-career
and violin duo from Saskatchewan, all bring their passion for performing
will perform the season’s fifth concert and making music.”
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Wheatland County council


ponders time well spent
SHARON MCLEAY He said Albertans make up the larg-
Times Contributor est contingent at the conferences, but
he said smaller municipalities and Al-
There are many meetings and confer- berta rural issues were not represented
ences slated for representatives from well.
Wheatland County council members to “We are not getting anything done.
attend. One is the Federation of Cana- The closest I came to rural was a mu-
dian Municipalities (FCM) conference, nicipality of 30,000 people. So Wheat-
which was held in Quebec this May. land County doesn’t even register. In
Larger cities can host conferences, but my opinion (with) the energy we put
is awarded on a bid basis. Wheatland in, we never get anything back,” said
County has a membership in the orga- Ikert.
nization. Councillor Ben Armstrong agreed
“We’re making the most of the tools with Ikert, but noted a lot of the fed-
we’ve got to build better lives, and re- eral funding programs are delivered
cent gains are helping. But to unlock through FCM.
the potential of our rural communities, “Yes, it seems we are wasting our
we’ll need to modernize how we work time down there, but our voice is being
with the federal government, and this heard. A couple years ago it wasn’t like
election campaign is a pivotal oppor- that,” said Armstrong.
tunity to make that happen,” said Ray Councillor Glenn Koester listed a
Orb, chair of FCM’s Rural Forum. few projects in Wheatland County that
Speakers, panels and workshops received funding through FCM. They
were slated over three days and the included $100,000 legal fees in a Su-
goal was to allow attendees the ability preme Court challenge on a bylaw
to network, learn new ideas, promote matter, over $60,000 for the Carseland
their community and contribute to fed- floating island project, money for the
eral governance by talking with gov- Rosebud symbiotic project and money
ernment representatives. The second contributed to Southern Alberta Energy
day of the conference covered rural from Waste Association (SAEWA).
municipalities. Koester said the main reason Wheat-
Wheatland County Councillor Tom land County belongs to FCM is the
Ikert attended, but he said he wanted funding, and attempting to have a voice
council to reconsider membership and on a national level.
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The weather was perfect for the 2019 Off the Rails 5.2 km Walk and Run on June 15, hosted by the Strathmore Run Club. Participants of all ages took part in the free event that started and finished at the
Strathmore ag grounds. All participants received a medal, and awards were handed out for top school participation and best costumes.
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Expressions hands out year-end awards


ADELLE ELLIS
Times Reporter good attitude, have a good attendance
record and set a good example to peers.
Three members of the Strathmore Then each dancer is put into a points
BWith their regular season wrapped up system to systemize the one winner and
following their year-end recital on June the five runner ups. Out of 175 danc-
2, young dancers from Expressions The ers, 25 young dancers had their names
Dance Gallery took a chance to look submitted; there were two ties resulting
back at their past year and to honour in eight awards for dancer of the year.
two dedicated dancers. Faith Sexton, who is 14 years old and
During their 36th recital, Dancing has been dancing for nine years, came
Through the Seasons, held at Glenmore out on top to win dancer of the year.
Christian Academy on June 2, each “You name it and I probably dance
class got to perform one dance for their it. I do ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, musical
peers, family and friends, to showcase theatre, song and dance, hip hop, aerial,
what they have learned and worked on contemporary, lyrical, acrobatics, high-
all year. land and hand balancing,” said Sexton.
“We believe it is important to cel- In the past she has won awards for
ebrate the dancers’ accomplishments some of her competition dances and a
and show off all of the hard work they couple small scholarships, but nothing
put in during the season,” said Michelle as big as dancer of the year.
Murdoch, administration manager at “I have been dancing for a long time
Expressions. “Parents and families love and I put a lot of effort and hard work Expressions the Dance Gallery handed out their year-end awards during their recital on June 2. Faith
being able to see the progress made into each of my classes, so it feels good Sexton won Dancer of the Year and Katelyn Sheppard won the Anne A. Lawrence Memorial award.
each year of their own dancers, and I to have that work and dedication recog- Photos Courtesy of Michelle Murdoch and Heather Thomas
am sure they love to see the growth and nized,” said Sexton. “(This award) means
progress of other dancers as they have that all my hard work has paid off and Lawrence Memorial award. This award for the past four years. She said winning
watched them grow up in the studio,” it’s a big step forward into my dream goes to a dancer who shows the values the award was worth all the hard work,
she said. career of being a dancer on Broadway of determination, overcoming adversity, and that her goal for next year is to per-
Every season, every dancer has the and a dance teacher. It’s a good feeling perseverance, self-discipline and work- form a solo in a competition.
opportunity to work and train hard for a knowing that all the work I put in is be- ing to their full ability. The annual aerial showcase The Ele-
shot at winning dancer of the year. Each ing noticed.” This year’s winner is Katelyn Shep- ments was held on June 20 at the Strath-
teacher gets to submit the names of six The second large award handed out pard, 20, who has been dancing hip more High School and the exam awards
dancers who are hardworking, have a at the year-end recital was the Anne A hop, tap, acrobatics and musical theatre for acrobatics were handed out.

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June 21, 2019 • Strathmore TIMES • Page 19

Pass the Salt


MUSINGS ON GOD AS FATHER the beginning of time and holding
The approach of Father’s Day him and the Father together in
started me musing. The Christian the closest possible bonds. He
church has, throughout its history, tried to explain it to his disciples
addressed God as “Father.” We before his death by saying “I am
know Jesus called God “Father” in the Father and the Father is in
and taught his disciples to pray, me,” and “to see me is to see the
saying “Our Father …” But what Father.”
does it mean? Amazingly Jesus then promised
The Greeks called Zeus the his disciples that with the coming
“father of gods and men,” by of the Holy Spirit, they too would
which they meant progenitor or be drawn into that intensely
originator. Zeus certainly had a intimate relationship – with
highly conflicted relationship with the Father in him, and he in his
his “children,” was wary of any disciples, and they in him. The
of them getting too close to his apostle Paul says that when
power and authority, and one can the Spirit prompts us to call out
easily imagine Zeus brandishing to God as Abba, Father, it gives
one of his lightning bolts and evidence that we are indeed
saying, “I brought you into this included both in that intimate
world, and I can take you out of relationship with God, and
Emergency Services golf Busy Bees it!” Some of us have had similar
relationships with our human
become heirs of everything he
has.
Despite rainy conditions, the Strathmore Golf Course was packed with golf- Students from Carseland’s Busy Bee Preschool fathers, and instinctively project However distant we may
ers for the 13th annual Emergency Services Charity Golf Tournament on practiced their putting skills prior to the 2019 that experience onto the church’s sometimes feel from God,
June 14. Proceeds from the event go to the Strathmore Regional Victim Strathmore Oilmen’s Golf Tournament on June language of God as Father. however dire our straits may
Services Society, and a portion go to this year’s local charity, Strathmore 13 at the Strathmore Golf Club. The preschool But when Jesus employs his habit appear, and however badly our
District Health Services Auxiliary and Foundation, a volunteer organization is one of the organizations that receives funding of calling God by the Aramaic human fathers may have treated
that provides assistance to Strathmore District Health Services. from the fundraising tournament. family word, Abba, perhaps us, when the church prompts us
Doug Taylor Photo Photo Courtesy of Sean Duthie roughly equivalent to “Dad,” he to address God as Father, it is
clearly has in mind a Father who to remind us that God is for us –
is neither distant, nor close- more surely and more powerfully
fisted. Rather, Jesus speaks of than we can dare to imagine.
the Father freely giving over to
him everything he has. And Jesus Rev. Malcolm Kern, Priest
talks of a relationship of intense St. Michael & All Angels
intimacy extending back before Anglican Church

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Obituary
DAWE, Harold Vernon
February 20, 1929 – June 13, 2019
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of a beloved
husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Harold Dawe, in
Strathmore. Harold was born in Long Pond, Newfoundland. He is sur-
vived by his wife of 68 years, Alma, and loving daughter Beverley Devetten (Frank).
He was a loving grandfather to Randy Simpson (Cherylyn) and Trevor Simpson (Car-
ley); and special Grampy to great-grandchildren Silas, Nixon, Quinn, and Veronica
Simpson. Harold was also survived by his older brother, Jim, in Sarnia, Ontario and
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will be missed at family dinners by Frank’s children, Jennifer (Randall), Neil (Sarah),
Eric (Lindsay), and Jeff (Tara). He will also be missed by his nieces, nephews, and
many friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Strath-
more Royal Canadian Legion Hall #10 at 2:00 p.m. The family requests that there
CMJHS be no flowers but rather donations made directly to the Strathmore Royal Canadian
Legion Poppy Fund (Strathmore Royal Canadian Legion, Box 2141, Strathmore, AB,
Sports Awards T1P 1K1, Attn: Poppy Fund). To send condolences, please visit Harold’s obituary at
Athletes representing six www.wheatlandfuneralhome.ca.
different sports were rec-
ognized during an award
ceremony at Crowther
Memorial Junior High
School on June 17.
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KONSCHUH, Opal
August 24, 1931 – June 16, 2019
With profound sadness, the family announces Opal’s journey with
us has come to an end and she now rejoins her sister Ella, mother
Abbie, father Dave and the many other family members and dear
friends who departed before her. Left to celebrate her 87 wonderful years of life
are Allan, her husband of 65 years; sons Kevin (Tina), Larry (Janet) and Reid (Hen-
ley); her granddaughters Amanda, Breanna, Cassie, Shaelen and Kailee; her great
grandsons Noah and Jack; step granddaughters Jacki, Ché and Shayla; step grand-
sons Korsyn and Kevin; and her step great-grandchildren Savanna, Michael and
Isabelle. At Opal’s request a private service will be held for the family, and a gather-
ing for friends will be announced at a later date. Special thanks to the staff at Peter
Lougheed Centre, Unit 38, for the care and comfort they
provided in her final days. To express condolences,
please visit: www.mountainviewmemorial.ca.

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