Charity and Donations

Sylvan Lake emergency services, Legion and Rotary members and other guests will be out on Dec. 10 for the annual Charity Check Stop. (File photo)

Charity Check Stop coming to 47 Avenue

On Saturday, Dec. 10, Sylvan Lake’s emergency services, Rotary and Legion members…

 

The Sylvan Lake Endownment Fund handed out over $7,000 to local organizations this year. (File photo)

Sylvan Lake Endowment Fund helping area organizations

For over 20 years, the Sylvan Lake Endowment Fund (SLEF) has been…

 

Sylvan Lake’s Brett Gardiner recently launched Chase The Good, an initiative to give back to the community. (File photo)

Lakers finding happiness

Long-time Sylvan Lake resident and rodeo announcer Brett Gardiner wants people to…

 

(Black Press Media Creative)

MacKenzie Scott donates $84.5 million to Girl Scouts

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donated $84.5 million to Girl Scouts of the USA…

(Black Press Media Creative)
YEAH aims to build a facility in Sylvan Lake to help area youth. (File photo)

YEAH hosting bottle drive to help youth

Sylvan Lake’s Youth Empowerment Awareness Hub (YEAH) will be hosting a bottle…

YEAH aims to build a facility in Sylvan Lake to help area youth. (File photo)
Tickst for the Sept. 29 show are available at Once Again New & Consignment Boutique. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Charity fashion show supporting Community Partners

Helping others, one ensemble at a time. On Thursday, Sept. 29, Jeanette…

Tickst for the Sept. 29 show are available at Once Again New & Consignment Boutique. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Veterans Voice of Canada/Flags of Remembrance is hosting the Walk For Veterans in Sylvan Lake on Sept. 25.

Walk For Veterans returns to Sylvan Lake Sept. 25

The 2022 Canadian Walk for Veterans will return as an in-person event…

Veterans Voice of Canada/Flags of Remembrance is hosting the Walk For Veterans in Sylvan Lake on Sept. 25.
From left to right: Jennifer Goodall (100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area), Otis the Owl and Carol Kelly (executive director of Medicine River Wildlife Centre).

Sylvan Lake 100 Women Who Care chapter makes two donations

The local chapter of 100 Women Who Care – Sylvan Lake &…

From left to right: Jennifer Goodall (100 Women Who Care Sylvan Lake & Area), Otis the Owl and Carol Kelly (executive director of Medicine River Wildlife Centre).
After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.

Courageous kids in Central Alberta need your support

50/50 cash draw supports Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

  • Nov 22, 2021
After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.
Xena Szkotak passed through Revelstoke on March 19. She spent the next day resting, but left the day after. “Walking is addicting,” she said. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Edmonton woman walking 8,000 km across Canada

Xena Szkotak is hiking Highway 1 to raise awareness for MMIW

Xena Szkotak passed through Revelstoke on March 19. She spent the next day resting, but left the day after. “Walking is addicting,” she said. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19

Charity says it has not seen an increase in demand like this for decades

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A narwhal tusk that was donated to a Goodwill store in northwest Calgary this summer will soon be gifted to the Arctic Institute of North America (Hesam Rezaei)

Narwhal tusk discovered in Calgary Goodwill pile to be donated to university

The tusk had federal hunting tags from 1978 attached that say animal was harvested from the central Arctic

A narwhal tusk that was donated to a Goodwill store in northwest Calgary this summer will soon be gifted to the Arctic Institute of North America (Hesam Rezaei)