Encore: The Arts at Prairie Christian Academy

On the evening of Friday, April 7th, students from Grade 4 through 12 from Prairie Christian Academy joined together to showcase and celebrate the school’s arts programs at its annual Fine Arts Gala. This year the event was titled “Encore.” Parents, teachers, community members and dignitaries gathered at Maxwell Centre to visit, eat, and enjoy performances ranging from an accordion ensemble to a scene from the school’s upcoming High School dramatic production.

Floyd Cott

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Steve Bell performs at Parable Place

Steve Bell, two-time JUNO Award winner, presented a concert to a full house, in Prairie’s Parable Place, on Sunday, April 9.

His most recent album, “Where the Good Way Lies” was one of the albums nominated this year as the Contemporary Christian/Gospel Album of the Year.

He has been advertised as a “Singer, Songwriter and Story Teller”, and while the audience certainly enjoyed the song writing and the singing, it was especially blessed by the story telling as Steve

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Historical Society event raises $12,000

When the sun set in the west and the dust settled at the Three Hills Community Centre, the Kneehill Historical Society’s western-themed spring supper had raised $12,000 after expenses.
Master of Ceremonies Dan “Dapper Dan” Gascon did an amazing job from the get-go. Pastor Maynard “Skip” McArthur offered grace and also provided auctioneering services. The Allsorts orchestra performed all sorts of western tunes and the chuckwagon stew, biscuits, greens and flapper pie

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St. Mary’s Health Care Centre Fundraiser raises $23,000

The annual St. Mary’s Health Care Centre Fundraiser, this year under the theme of Jeans and Jewels, had a full house with all 250 seats sold. The event raised about $23,000.

Ron Zook served as the Master of Ceremonies. Greg Frolek, past Board Member, was recognized and honoured for his years of service.

Tracy Sommerfeld, as Senior Director, Operations for Rural Senior’s Care for Covenant Health, welcomed guests and acknowledged how very much the success of St. Mary’s is depend

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