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

Bot­tle drive fundraiser on now! Sup­port the youth of the Nazareth Lutheran Church. They are rais­ing funds to go to the Cana­dian Lutheran Angli­can Youth (CLAY) gath­er­ing in 2020. Bot­tles/cans/te­tra packs can be left in the manse garage or con­tact Richard for pick up at 587 727 0545.

Did you know there is a new Toast­mas­ters group in Wheat­land County? Meet­ings are held Wed­nes­day evenings from 7-9 pm in the com­mu­nity meet­ing room at the Cal­gary Co-op store in Strath­more. The mem­bers are all learn­ing, so there is no ex­pec­ta­tion to come in with speak­ing ex­pe­ri­ence! Join in to learn, prac­tice and grow! For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact, Dona Wheaton at 403 293 1754, or Face Book Prairie Speak­ers - Toast­mas­ters In­ter­na­tional.

A mes­sage from the Vil­lage of Stan­dard…

A friendly re­minder that it is the home­owner’s re­spon­si­bil­ity to trim bushes and trees along the side­walks of their prop­erty. Also, rain bar­rels are avail­able to pur­chase at the vil­lage of­fice.

The Stan­dard Fire De- part­ment is in need of used blan­kets. For pick up con­tact Cathy Petersen at 403 934 8597, or drop off at the fire hall. Thank you in ad­vance!

In 1946, Swiss chemist Franz Gre­iter in­tro­duced what may have been the first ef­fec­tive mod­ern sun­screen. With the high tem­per­a­tures re­mem­ber to be sun smart and “Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap.” Slip into a shirt and shade, slop on sun­screen, slap on a hat and wrap on sun­glasses. And, hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! Did you know… The Cana­dian flag didn’t ex­ist un­til 1965, and O Canada of­fi­cially be­came the na­tional an­them in 1980. Both be­ing things we iden­tify as Cana­dian and yet, they’re not even 50 years old!

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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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