July's Three Hills Town Council meeting was held July 18th. At the sitting, it was decided that a vote of the electors on Council Resolution #301-11 for Front Yard Garbage Pickup will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM at the Three Hills Town Office 135-2nd Avenue SE. The Town will hold an Advance Vote on Saturday, August 27, 2011, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM at the Three Hills Town Office. The wording on the ballot for Council Resolution #301-11 will r

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Community Futures Wild Rose Wins Economic Diversifier Award

 

In the rural region east of Calgary, one of the keys to economic growth has been small business. Businesses that are interested in growth can transform a rural community by providing well-paying jobs and even by creating spin-off businesses. Small businesses help create economic diversity. And they play an important part in ensuring long term sustainability for Alberta's rural communities. For over 20 years, Community Futures organizations have been helping businesses and communities in Alber

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Davis Family Presented 2011 BMO Farm Family Award

 

The Calgary Stampede and BMO Bank of Montreal recognized 18 southern Alberta families for their outstanding contributions to the Alberta agricultural sector.
The Hon. Jack Hayden, Minister of Agriculture, was on hand along with Mike Casey, president and chairman of the board, Calgary Stampede to congratulate the recipients of the 2011 BMO Farm Family Awards at a ceremony held at the Calgary Stampede.
Each farm family from Southern Alberta was nominated for combining the ideals and traditions

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After a highly successful centennial day parade and celebrations, as well as the well attended (over 240) 'movie in the park', Trochu Council, at their July 11 meeting, were enthusiastically preparing for their next big day, 'The Trochu Summer Football Festival', scheduled for Thursday, July 14 at the Trochu Community Centre. Deputy Mayor Cunningham apprised Council of the latest details, that essentially will involve a barbeque (a fundraiser for the local trail committee), games, contests, Cana

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