Shovelling a sidewalk to help a neighbor, preparing Christmas hampers for the needy, coaching a school volleyball team; these are all examples of volunteering.
Karen Lynch, Executive Director of Volunteer Alberta came to educate and inspire a group of volunteers on Thursday, November 4, and she came armed with statistics to prove that volunteering is only growing.
From her abundance of stats, all from 2007, Karen revealed that there are 19,000 non-profit/voluntary organizations in Alberta, and 5

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The first regular Council meeting of the Town of Three Hills took place Monday night.
Councillor Al Campbell was absent, as he was attending the Alberta Rural Physician Action Plan Conference in Edmonton. Al is on the Doctor Recruitment and Retention Committee.
Mayor Tim Shearlaw and Norm Campion, Manager of Recreation and Community Services, were appointed as Shareholder Representatives of the Canadian Badlands Ltd, joining Councillor Al Campbell.
The next regular Council meeting will be held T

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Clr. Warnock introduced Trochu Council at its Nov. 1 meeting, to a six minute promotional video that was initially done by the ACE (Active, Creative, Engaged) Committee as part of an expectation for the ACE Communities annual conference. The video had been very well received at the event, and it was recommended that Administration might be able to include it on the Town's website.
Clr. Cunningham advised that the Museum's Centennial Calendar was now available for sale. He also advised that there

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Veterans' Week 2010 - With so many Legions and Remembrance Day Commemorations throughout our Crowfoot Riding, it is impossible for me to get to each one. I do manage to attend numerous gatherings throughout Veterans' Week and deliver the message of support for our Veterans and troops from the Government of Canada and our Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Steven Harper.
From the First and Second World Wars, to the Korean War, to the mission in Afghanistan and numerous peacekeeping assignments,

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