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Pastor Marco Ste-Marie of the Rimbey United Church is looking forward to hosting a book club at the Rimbey United Church starting in September.                                photo submitted

Rimbey United Church to host book club starting this fall

First title up for discussion is How to be an Antiracist

  • Jun 22, 2020
Pastor Marco Ste-Marie of the Rimbey United Church is looking forward to hosting a book club at the Rimbey United Church starting in September.                                photo submitted
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky laughs during a media event before a tribute to Gordie Howe in Saskatoon on February 6, 2015. Do you know the name of Gretzky’s father? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)

QUIZ: How much do you know about famous fathers?

In recognition of Father’s Day, take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Hockey great Wayne Gretzky laughs during a media event before a tribute to Gordie Howe in Saskatoon on February 6, 2015. Do you know the name of Gretzky’s father? (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards)
Skylar with Cowvid-20. Photo submitted by Cassidy Thebeau.

Rimbey 4-H Club competes in a new grooming contest: Best costume

Members of Rimbey 4-H Beef Club dressed their steers to compete in a costume contest.

Skylar with Cowvid-20. Photo submitted by Cassidy Thebeau.
There’s no shortage of reading material on the shelves. How much do you know about books, magazines and other printed materials? (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for some summer reading?

Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz about books, publications and reading

There’s no shortage of reading material on the shelves. How much do you know about books, magazines and other printed materials? (Black Press file photo)
Rimshaw with FCSS staff Jamie Coston driving and Pam Elliot and Tresa Lowe as passengers.                                photo submitted

Rimbey Food Bank continues to meet the need in the community

Seniors’ Week was also celebrated by delivering wellness kits to local seniors

  • Jun 8, 2020
Rimshaw with FCSS staff Jamie Coston driving and Pam Elliot and Tresa Lowe as passengers.                                photo submitted
June is a popular month for weddings. How much do you know about famous marriages and wedding traditions? (Stock photo)

QUIZ: A celebration of weddings

How much do you know about wedding traditions and famous marriages?

June is a popular month for weddings. How much do you know about famous marriages and wedding traditions? (Stock photo)
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Rimbey Market at the Park season begins June 6

Over 50 vendors interested with space allowing for 35-40

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Runners compete in the 2018 Giant’s Head Grind, an uphill race held each year in Summerland. (Photo courtesy of Kim Lawton)

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of the world of summer sports

In a typical year, there are plenty of summer sporting events and tournaments held across Canada

Runners compete in the 2018 Giant’s Head Grind, an uphill race held each year in Summerland. (Photo courtesy of Kim Lawton)
The UVic Vikes draw a big crowd at CARSA for the preseason Canada West game in this 2017 photo. While the size of public gatherings is still restricted, COVID-19 regulations have been relaxed slightly and some people are longing for the time when they are able to congregate once again. (APShutter.com/UVicVikes)

QUIZ: Crowds and solitude

As COVID-19 restrictions have been relaxed, here’s a quiz about crowded places and isolation

The UVic Vikes draw a big crowd at CARSA for the preseason Canada West game in this 2017 photo. While the size of public gatherings is still restricted, COVID-19 regulations have been relaxed slightly and some people are longing for the time when they are able to congregate once again. (APShutter.com/UVicVikes)
Rimbey Lion President Suzanne Leshchyshyn presents a $1,000 cheque to Brittany Levinsky for the Boys and Girls Club of Rimbey. Back row, Service Chair Dave Leshchyshyn and 1st Vice President Pat Ryan. (Photo submitted)

PHOTOS: Rimbey Lions live up to their motto “where there’s a need, there’s a Lion”

Club handed out cheques totalling $5,600 for various organizations in Rimbey

Rimbey Lion President Suzanne Leshchyshyn presents a $1,000 cheque to Brittany Levinsky for the Boys and Girls Club of Rimbey. Back row, Service Chair Dave Leshchyshyn and 1st Vice President Pat Ryan. (Photo submitted)
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QUIZ: Exploring gardens

How much do you know about gardening and famous gardens?

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Rimbey Ladies Auxiliary executive members (l-r) Pam Scott, vice president; Grace Shumski, secretary; Pat Muddle, treasurer; and Brenda White, president, got together on May 13 to make the draw in place of the annual Strawberry Tea and Bake Sale. Photo Submitted.

Rimbey Ladies Auxiliary announce raffle winners

The annual Strawberry Tea fundraiser took a different approach with the COVID-19 pandemic

Rimbey Ladies Auxiliary executive members (l-r) Pam Scott, vice president; Grace Shumski, secretary; Pat Muddle, treasurer; and Brenda White, president, got together on May 13 to make the draw in place of the annual Strawberry Tea and Bake Sale. Photo Submitted.
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QUIZ: In honour of mothers

On Mother’s Day, see how much you know about the day and about some famous mothers

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Rimbey Lions 2nd Vice President Trudy Rangen an iPad to Rimbey Valleyview Manor on behalf of the Rimbey Lions Club. The iPad is for residents to use to hold face to face conversations with family members while isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic. The donation was made after Rangen noticed the need for residents to be able to see and talk to their families. (Photo submitted by the Rimbey Lions)

PHOTO: Rimbey Lions donate iPad Rimbey Valleyview Manor

Donation made after Lion noticed need for residents to to see and talk to their families

Rimbey Lions 2nd Vice President Trudy Rangen an iPad to Rimbey Valleyview Manor on behalf of the Rimbey Lions Club. The iPad is for residents to use to hold face to face conversations with family members while isolating during the Covid-19 pandemic. The donation was made after Rangen noticed the need for residents to be able to see and talk to their families. (Photo submitted by the Rimbey Lions)
Sylvan Lake summer camp celebrates 90 years

Sylvan Lake summer camp celebrates 90 years

Camp Kuriakos celebrated its 90th anniversary online April 25, plans for in-person event this fall

Sylvan Lake summer camp celebrates 90 years
The Morton Historical Multi Culture Centre in Clive is coordinating an effort to produce scrub bags for central Albertan healthcare workers. (Photo submitted by Laurie Hermary)

Clive group sewing scrub bags for central Albertan healthcare workers

Morton Historical Multi Culture Centre in Clive is coordinating the effort

The Morton Historical Multi Culture Centre in Clive is coordinating an effort to produce scrub bags for central Albertan healthcare workers. (Photo submitted by Laurie Hermary)
Lacombe FCSS Happy Grams will be delivered to residents in the community who are forced to isolate due to COVID-19. (Image Courtesy: Lacombe FCSS)

Lacombe FCSS ‘Happy Grams’ bring joy to those feeling isolated

Residents are encouraged to drop off words of encouragement to the MCMPL book-drop

Lacombe FCSS Happy Grams will be delivered to residents in the community who are forced to isolate due to COVID-19. (Image Courtesy: Lacombe FCSS)
The Beatles had a profound influence on the music of the 1960s and beyond. The band’s last studio album, Let It Be, was released May 8, 1970. (Stock photo)

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

The Beatles had a profound influence on the music of the 1960s and beyond. The band’s last studio album, Let It Be, was released May 8, 1970. (Stock photo)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors and other health care professionals have been working long and hard to treat patients. (Black Press file photo)

QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

How much do you know about doctors, nurses and medicine? Put your knowledge to the test.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses, doctors and other health care professionals have been working long and hard to treat patients. (Black Press file photo)
Photo Courtesy of Rimbey Interclub 4-H Bluffton, Rimbey and Winfield Clubs’ Facebook page.

Annual Rimbey 4-H steer online for the first time

The Interclub Steer Sales features 47 caves raised by 4-H members from Rimbey, Winfield and Bluffton

Photo Courtesy of Rimbey Interclub 4-H Bluffton, Rimbey and Winfield Clubs’ Facebook page.