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Greet­ings & Sa­lu­ta­tions!

Here’s what’s new this week in the Stan­dard Com­mu­nity…

The Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary is hav­ing a sin­gle item silent auc­tion. This auc­tion will run from April 15 - April 30, 7 pm clos­ing. A beau­ti­ful vin­tage wood & glass dis­play cab­i­net with mea­sure­ments of 38x24x54. The start­ing bid is $100.00 with in­cre­ments of $5.00 ac­cepted. Thanks, go to Jo­layne Chris­te­nen for your gen­er­ous donation! Stop on by the li­brary to view this beau­ti­ful piece.

A new walk­ing / cy­cling path has many ben­e­fits, from im­prov­ing phys­i­cal health to lift­ing mood, pro­mot­ing re­lax­ation, im­prov­ing con­cen­tra­tion, has­ten­ing heal­ing and fa­cil­i­tat­ing so­cial con­nect­ed­ness. Na­ture seems to have it all, and soon the Vil­lage of Stan­dard will too with the de­vel­op­ment of Mem­ory Lane Park! The Stan­dard Com­mu­nity Fa­cil­ity En­hance­ment Society, which is the society work­ing on this project, is ex­tend­ing an open in­vi­ta­tion to all com­mu­nity mem­bers to be a part of their an­nual meet­ing. It will be held on Thurs­day, April 27, at 7:30 pm. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion please con­tact one of the fol­low­ing mem­bers, Don at 403 644 3897, Louise at 403 644 3796, Ron at 403 361 9333, Alan at 403 901 6411, Moe at 687 727 0134 or Jackie at 403 644 2149.

The Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary is hold­ing their first an­nual ‘Not Your Stan­dard Mar­ket’ Mother’s Day Mar­ket on April 29 from 10 – 5 pm. They will have some great ven­dors, with unique and home­made items, ac­tiv­i­ties for the kids and good­ies to eat. The Coun­try Kids Child Care Cen­ter will be sell­ing a va­ri­ety of crafts and art to raise money to go to­wards their out­door play space. There will be gifts for Mom with a wide va­ri­ety of items rang­ing from spa items to art work avail­able. This is a kids only space where the chil­dren may buy gifts for their mother’s (wrap­ping in­cluded). CKCC is also of­fer­ing the ‘Kids’ Cor­ral’ where there will be arts and craft ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able for chil­dren free of charge, keep­ing them busy so par­ents can en­joy the awe­some lineup of lo­cal ven­dors. For ven­dor in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Sonya Elias at 403 934 8700, or at eliass@cci­wire­less.ca. All pro­ceeds will be go­ing to the Stan­dard Mu­nic­i­pal Li­brary.

You still have an op­portu- nity to give a piece of your time to help in­stall the new play­ground at East Wheat­land School. To vol­un­teer, you must be at least 18 years old and steel toed boots may be re­quired. Here is the form to fill out to vol­un­teer: https://goo.gl/forms/gl6D­gyW0hNUPPRY63. This vol­un­teer project will run from 8-5 pm, May 9-12, with a pos­si­bil­ity of the 13 as well. Lunch and snacks will be pro­vided. There will be no child­care avail­able on site. If you have any questions please con­tact Ce­leste Chris­tensen at, ce­leste_ chris­tensen@ shaw. ca, or Kathryn Brown at, 403934-7947 or 403-734-2580. If there are not enough vol- un­teers to ful­fil this com­mit­ment, the next avail­able in­stall is May of 2018. Any time you can com­mit would be greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. Please share and help get the play­ground ready for the chil­dren.

Chem­i­cal Round-Up! The County will be hav­ing a chem­i­cal round-up on Satur­day, May 13, 2017 at the Stan­dard Waste Transfer Site. Stay tuned for more de­tails to come.

This is Adreena re­port­ing for the Vil­lage of Stan­dard. Please sub­mit newz items to the stan­dard­newz@gmail. com , phone 403-644-3995 or stop in at the li­brary. Have a great week friends!!!

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