Father Involvement Initiative coming

Patrick Dillon will be dropping into Rimbey on Fri., Feb. 26 to chat with dads about parenting issues.

Patrick Dillon will be dropping into Rimbey on Fri., Feb. 26 to chat with dads about parenting issues and to talk to service providers to offer suggestions as to how to be sure dad’s get involved.

Dillon, a social worker with the provincial government travels through Alberta talking to dads and social agencies. His role is to promote fathers.

He will speak in the afternoon to service providers.

“I will talk about how to promote dads and how to get them involved in their programs,” he said.

In the evening he will speak to dads, themselves.

“It will be an interactive discussion. I want them to share their stories,” he said.

Dillon is part of the Alberta Father Involvement initiative and will speak at the Rimbey provincial Building in the afternoon to service providers and again at 6 p.m. to the men. Pizza and wings and root beer will be available in the evening.

Dillon is part of the speaker series sponsored by Rimbey Early Child Development Coalition.


Just Posted

Six horses stolen from Winfield area

RCMP seek public’s help in missing horses investigation

Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing

84 bricks of suspected cocaine seized from California residents’ vehicle; largest recorded seizure.

Good response to kids and drugs program

Substance abuse prevention program held

Council approves sign

New entrance signs for Rimbey

Holtkamp named Rugby Rookie of the Year for CanWest

Rimbey rugby player selected for Team Canada

Trudeau apologizes for decades of LGBTQ discrimination by federal agencies

‘I am sorry. We are sorry,’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday

Putin declares victory on visit to air base in Syria

Declaring a victory in Syria, Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation.

Pipe bomb explodes in NYC subway

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4

Toronto FC to hold victory parade following MLS Cup championship

Toronto FC to hold downtown victory parade following MLS Cup championship

Canada’s only commercial spaceport hopes to launch 12 rockets per year

Nova Scotia’s rocket launch site hopes to eventually host 12 launches per year

‘Big Little Lies’ lead Golden Globes

The nominees were announced from Beverly Hills after still-burning fires ravaged Southern California for the past week.

VIDEO: ‘Last Jedi’ premiere kicks off with droids, Daisy Ridley

Latests Star Wars film premiered in style ahead of Dec. 15 theatre debut

Most Read