Recreation director leaves for Nova Scotia

“I have a passion for mission work and there is a lot of need there.” Peter Stenstrom Recreation Director, Town of Rimbey

Peter Stenstrom, Rimbey’s recreation director will soon be off to pursue a new and challenging career.

Stenstrom, who returned from Africa last year where he worked for Africa Inland Missions at the Rift Valley Academy, will move to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia where he will work at Camp Cape Breton Bible Camp as director.

“I have a passion for mission work and there is a lot of need there,” he said. “It is something that I want to pursue long term.”

His year as recreation director in Rimbey has been enjoyable and a learning experience, he said.

“I’ve absolutely enjoyed my time in Rimbey and I have learned so much.”

Expanding the fitness centre, being instrumental in bringing the Boys and Girls Club to town and introducing new programs are among the accomplishments he is most proud of.

“I think we’ve done some really good things here. I truly believe Rimbey is on an upswing. Both councils I’ve worked with are committed to improving Rimbey and willing to do whatever it takes to make it happen.”

Stenstrom is married to Ashley and couple has two children; three-year-old Nathan and seven-month-old Luke.

 

Just Posted

Influenza hits hard in Alberta

Flu season hits hard

UPDATE: Highway 2 lanes were closed due to milk truck fire near Millet

A southbound truck hauling milk and cartons collided with a bridge

Ice fishing enjoyed by all

Crestomere 4-H members enjoy ice fishing

Major announcement planned for Tuesday at Westerner Park

Hopes are that the CFR will be relocating to Red Deer

Volunteers busy

Volunteers at Pas Ka Poo Park

Volunteers busy

Volunteers at Pas Ka Poo Park

Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page, to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Canadian band to get top honours at 2018 JUNO Awards

B.C. out of the running for Amazon’s next headquarters

Toronto is the only Canadian city left in the running despite the province backing Metro Vancouver’s bid for new Amazon headquarters

Post interest rate hike debt tips

What to do about your debt and mortgages after the interest rate hike

Foreign workers sleeping in Alberta Burger King basement

Alberta Health Services said its inspectors found foreign workers sleeping in the basement of the Lethbridge restaurant

Court application halts release of bread price-fixing documents

Bread price-fixing documents won’t be unsealed Thursday, Loblaw says

Pharrell and N.E.R.D to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip hop-rock band N.E.R.D. will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles

Heritage Minister wants zero tolerance for harassment in entertainment industry

Heritage Minister Melanie Joly had two meetings to discuss harassment in the film, TV and theatre worlds

Newly freed Diab wants reforms to Canada’s ‘lousy’ extradition law

French authorities dropped terrorism charges against Hassan Diab who was suspected of taking part in an attack in Paris in 1980

Most Read