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Greet­ings & Salu­ta­tions! Here’s what’s new this week in the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity…

100 Years, that’s 1 cen­tury, 10 decades, 1,200 months, 5,217 weeks, 36,525 days, 876,600 hours, 52,596,000 min­utes and 3,155,760,000 sec­onds. Join Clif­ford San­den on Sun­day, April 9 as he cel­e­brates his 100th birth­day! The fes­tiv­i­ties will be held at the Trav­elodge in Strath­more from 2– 4 pm. Spread the word - ev­ery­one is wel­come!

Marci Hira is host­ing Paint Nite #2 in Stan­dard at the Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary on Thurs­day, March 30, from 7 – 10 pm. You will also learn about an amaz­ing Cana­dian com­pany that is ded­i­cated to­wards chang­ing what’s on your plate. All sup­plies in­cluded. Appy’s and non-al­co­holic bev­er­ages will be sup­plied and door prizes. No re­funds un­less can­celled or resched­uled by hosts. Find out more info at, https:// www. face­book. com/ events/102752006910393

Feet are the foun­da­tion of our lives. As we age our feet get abused with nat­u­ral wear and tear and are of­ten neglected. The el­derly may suf­fer from painful foot joints and un­usual dry­ness with brit­tle nails. Reg­u­lar and proper care can pre­vent in­fec­tions and other foot dis­com­forts such as cal­luses and sores, which can lead to se­ri­ous mo­bil­ity is­sues. Foot Care clin­ics are of­fered at the Stan­dard Se­nior’s cen­ter ev­ery 6 weeks. The next one will be on Thurs­day, March 23. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Donna at 403 644 3849.

Come “Dancin Through the Decades”! The Lionettes an­nual Ladies Night Out is Satur­day, April 8. There will be raf­fle prizes, silent & live auc­tion, and ex­tra spe­cial door prizes, just be­cause you are fabulous! En­ter­tain­ment will be pro­vided by, Mary Ann San­terre-Ox­toby. Tick­ets are on sale un­til April 1. Please con­tact Jo­layne Chris­tensen for di­rect sales via Face­book, or at 403-644-2379 or email at jo­ or any Lionettes mem­ber for as­sis­tance. En­joy a fun night out with friends and sup­port great lo­cal causes. All funds raised will go to­wards com­mu­nity bet­ter­ment.

“Not Your Stan­dard Mar­ket” A Mother’s Day Cel­e­bra- tion on Satur­day, April 29, from 10 am – 5 pm, at the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Hall. There will be a kid’s cor­ral, food truck, hand­made goods, art, and fur­ni­ture. For ven­dor in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Sonya Elias at 403 934 8700, or at eliass@cci­wire­ All pro­ceeds will be go­ing to the Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary.

Nazareth Lutheran Church is host­ing a spe­cial work­shop on “Death and Dy­ing” on Sun­day, April 23 at 11:30 am. The fo­cus of the work­shop is to pre­pare you for your end of life, in­clud­ing in­valu­able in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice from, Wheat­land Fu­neral Home, Wheat­land Vic­tim Ser­vices, John Getz, Getz & As­so­ci­ates, Dr. Joni McNeally, and Wheat­land Hospice So­ci­ety. There is no cost for the work­shop, and lunch will be pro­vided. As al­ways you are most wel­come to wor­ship with the con­gre­ga­tion at 10:30 am.

A friendly re­minder that can­vass­ing is get­ting un­der­way for the 2017 Com­mu­nity Chest, a reg­is­tered so­ci­ety with the Prov­ince of Al­berta. A di­rec­tor will be call­ing for your con­tri­bu­tion dur­ing the months of March and April, and a tax re­ceipt will be is­sued. This year’s goal is to raise $25,000. When con­tribut­ing, you are wel­come to choose any or­ga­ni­za­tion on the list your Di­rec­tor will pro­vide you with, or, you can pro­vide the name of any or­ga­ni­za­tion you would like to do­nate to. Many choose the Com­mu­nity Chest to make their an­nual do­na­tions to the causes that they hold dear to their heart. Your Com­mu­nity Chest dol­lars stay as close to the lo­cal com­mu­nity as is pos­si­ble. One cause to con­sider is the Stan­dard Tem­po­rary Aid Fund, avail­able con­fi­den­tially to Com­mu­nity Mem­bers who are strug­gling due to ex­treme fi­nan­cial and/or health is­sues. Thank you for your con­tin­ued sup­port of the Com­mu­nity Chest!

“Kidz Can Cook” at the Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary on Wed­nes­day, March 29 at 3:30 pm. This month’s menu will in­clude taco let­tuce wraps, ap­ple juice and an an­i­mated book. To par­tic­i­pate a con­sent form must be handed in prior to the event, regis­tra­tion is re­quired, and kids six years & younger must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. All pro­grams of­fered at the Li­brary are free, mem­ber­ship not re­quired, but as al­ways, en­cour­aged.

This is Adreena re­port­ing for the Vil­lage of Stan­dard. Please sub­mit news items to the stan­dard­ phone 403-644-3995 or stop in at the li­brary. Have a great week friends!!!

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