- Published on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 13:23
- Written by KALYN GILBERT
Fanfare not part of the job for Calgary volunteer in northwest neighbourhood
"Comfortable," because Klein has spent the past 16 years as president of the Hidden Valley Community Association, helping to build an area that "has it all." That long journey veered onto another path when he stepped down from the role of president earlier this year.
- Published on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 12:26
- Written by ANGELA WITHER
Residents aim to make immigrants feel welcome in their community
As the first snow hit Calgary, forcing many to pull out their thick winter coats, mittens and hats, many families were gathering inside Tom Baines School representing their cultures. Warm reds, oranges and yellows, mixing with vibrant blues and greens, filled the halls as many wandered through a sea of handcrafted paper Canadian flags.
- Published on Friday, 09 December 2011 16:35
- Written by CORINNE SATO
Smaller facilities one option being looked at, says interest-group member
The recent news of the denial of public-private partnership (P3) funding from Private-Public Partnerships Canada was not only a shock to city officials, but also to the citizens who have spent countless hours on committees for proposed recreation centres in Calgary's southeast and northwest quadrants.
- Published on Friday, 09 December 2011 15:44
- Written by CORINNE THIESSEN
Creative fundraising project helps AIDS programs for women and children in Africa
Twenty-something Calgarian Tarin Arndt is proving that being a do-gooder is possible at any age. Just over a year ago, she founded a non-profit fundraising project called T4A Apparel, which supports women and children suffering from AIDS in Africa.