Upgrades made possible at Acme Curling Club

The Acme Curling Club was able to install new LED lighting, make chiller repairs and more when they received $36,000 in grants. A Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) grant provided matched funding of $18,000 for the two $9,000 cheques the club received from the Village of Acme and Kneehill County.

Although Nathan Cooper, MLA has been unavailable for a picture due to scheduling, the curling club is grateful for the government’s generosity in helping small rural communities.

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World Vision Global 6K For Water raises over $14,500

Canada Day provided ideal weather for the Three Hills Community Church Service, at Anderson Park, and the World Vision Global 6K For Water.

Organizers report that about 800 people enjoyed the 10 am church service, hosted by the Three Hills Ministerial. The freewill offering of $3,185.90 went directly to the World Vision 6K total. Prior to the July 1 service, a Good Friday Community Service offering of $3,450.90 was contributed to the 6K. About 125 people participated in the 6K Walk/Run for Wate

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Trochu hosts Public Engagement Session

Trochu Council held a Public Engagement Session on the evening of Tuesday, June 26, hammering home the fine points of financial concerns for the municipality, the changes that may have to occur and the choices that will have to be made. “Trochu is at a crossroads,” claimed Mayor Barry Kletke. “Our community is taxed as high as it can go and still remain sustainable. We cannot continue on the same path we’ve been going - a change must occur.” Over 150 people were in

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Carbon Legion #161 Soap Box Derby brings community together

The Carbon Legion #161 Soap Box Derby has been revived after a very long hiatus. The first derby was held in 1995, followed by the second annual derby on August 3, 1996, hosted by the Carbon and Area Restoration Society.

Driving down the Essex Street hill, the lowest average time of 21.62 (of four runs) went to Easy Money for the second year in a row, and was driven by Keith Bramley, Brian, Trevor, and Michael Sowerby. Second place that year went to Garrett Motors and third was Bertram Drilling

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