It’s an exciting year for Canadians with Canada’s 150th underway! Earlier this month the City of Lethbridge announced its plans for celebrations throughout 2017. Local band, The Silkstones, have had a lot of success since they started up in 2015, and Volunteer Lethbridge has endless volunteer opportunities to connect you with. Check out these Top 6 articles from January 27-February 2 to see what’s hot with our readers in Southern Alberta, and what makes our community diverse and exciting.
A Legacy of Service
The St. Michael’s Ladies Auxiliary is a volunteer group in Lethbridge that has served our community for more than 70 years. From organizing fundraisers to help with hospital expenses, to running the gift shop, there is no shortage of services these ladies offer. Learn more about their triumphs and challenges in the face of a changing volunteer sector.
The Perfect Opportunity
Not only does volunteerism positively affect the community we live in, but it gives you the opportunity to expand your skill set and learn new things. The Volunteer Lethbridge Association has its own set of plans for 2017. Check out this popular article to see how you can get involved!
The Love of Music
Local band, The Silkstones, formed in 2015. Since then they have played some big shows with some big names including Mother Mother and Michael Bernard Fitzgerald. Meet the band with this week’s top article to see what makes them unique, and learn about the process behind the music.
Lethbridge Does Sesquicentennial Right
On top of a bigger Canada Day than ever before, the City of Lethbridge has lots of activities planned this year in celebration of Canada’s 150th. Enjoy sesqui-skates and free swims at public pools. You can even get in touch with Lethbridge Sport Council for even more activities.
What’s Up With That?
Have you checked our new section yet? It was popular with our readers this week! This is your chance to connect with the City of Lethbridge to understand what goes into some of its operations. In this issue, Transportation Operations Coordinator, James Nicholls, gives us a look into snow and ice removal. You never know what you’ll learn about our community.
With the recent rise in temperatures in the city, there have been some real opportunities for winter flooding. Not-to-mention, we in Southern Alberta know we haven’t seen the last of the snow! Be sure to keep yourself protected and check out these tips to keep the water out of your basement this winter.